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Krenz, C., B.A. Menge, T.L. Freidenberg, J. Lubchenco, F. Chan, Melissa Foley, K.J. Nielsen. 2011. Ecological subsidies to rocky intertidal communities: Linear or non-linear changes along a consistent geographic upwelling transition? Journal of Experimental Biology & Ecology 409:361-370 (PDF).

McPhee-Shaw, E.E., K.J. Nielsen, J.L. Largier & B.A. Menge.  2011. Nearshore chlorophyll a events and wave-driven transport.  Geophysical Research Letters 38 (PDF).

Thompson, S.A., H. Knoll, C.A. Blanchette & K.J. Nielsen.  2010.  Population consequences of biomass loss due to commercial collection of the wild seaweed Postelsia palmaeformis.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 413::17-31. (PDF)

Menge, B.A., F. Chan, K.J. Nielsen, E.D. Lorenzo & J. Lubchenco.  2009.  Climatic variation alters supply side ecology: impact of climate patterns on phytoplankton and mussel recruitment.  Ecological Monographs 79:379-395. (PDF)

Sanford, E., M.E. Wood, K.J. Nielsen.  2009.  A non-lethal method for estimation of gonad and pyloric caecum indices in sea stars.  Invertebrate Biology 128:372-380. (PDF)

Kavanaugh, M.T., K. J. Nielsen, B.A. Menge, F.T. Chan,  R.M. Letelier, L. M. Goodrich.  2009.  Experimental assessment of the effects of shade on an intertidal kelp: do phytoplankton blooms inhibit growth of open coast macroalgae?  Limnology & Oceanography 54:276-288. (PDF)

Nielsen, K. J. 2007. Algae, overview. in M. Denny and M. S. Gaines, editors.  Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores.   The University of California Press, Berkeley. (PDF)

Barth, J.A., B. A. Menge, J. Lubchenco, F. Chan, J. M. Bane, A. R. Kirincich, M. A. McManus, K. J. Nielsen, S. D. Pierce & L. Washburn.  2007.  Delayed upwelling alters nearshore coastal ocean ecosystems in the northern California Current.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:3791-3794. (PDF)

Nielsen, K.J., C.A. Blanchette, B.A. Menge & J. Lubchenco.  2006.  Physiological snapshots reflect ecological performance of the sea palm, Postesia palmaeformis, (Phaeophyceae) across intertidal elevation and exposure gradients.  Journal of Phycology 42: 548–559. (PDF)

Bracken. M. & K.J. Nielsen.  2004.  Nitrogen loading by invertebrates increases diversity of intertidal seaweeds.  Ecology 85(10):2828-2836. (PDF)

Grantham*, B.A., F. Chan*, K. J. Nielsen*, D. Fox, J.A. Barth, A. Huyer, J. Lubchenco, and B.A. Menge.  2004.  Nearshore upwelling-driven hypoxia signals ecosystem and oceanographic changes in the NE Pacific.  Nature 429:479-754. (PDF)
* These authors contributed equally to this work.

Nielsen, K.J. & S.A. Navarrete.  2004.  Mesoscale regulation comes from the bottom-up: intertidal interactions between consumers and upwelling.  Ecology Letters 7(1):31-41. (PDF)

Nielsen, K.J.  2003.  Nutrient loading and consumers: agents of change in open-coast macrophyte assemblages.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100: 7660-7665. (PDF)

Wieters, E., D. M. Kaplan, A. Sotomayor, S. A. Navarrete,  J. Largier,  K.J. Nielsen & F. Véliz.  2003.  Spatial and temporal variation in chlorophyll-a with respect to local upwelling intensity in central Chile.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 249:93-105. (PDF)

Nielsen, K. J.  2001.  Bottom-up and top-down forces in tidepools: test of a simple food-chain model in an intertidal community.  Ecological Monographs 71(2): 187-217. (PDF)

Nielsen, K. J. & D. R. Franz.  1995.  The influence of adult conspecifics and shore level on recruitment of the ribbed mussel Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn).  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 188:89-98. (PDF)


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