Publications & Presentations

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PUBLICATIONS

Langston, A.K., Coleman, D.J., Jung, N.W., Shawler, J.L., Smith, A.J., Williams, B.L., Wittyngham, S.S., Chambers, R.M., Perry, J.E., & Kirwan, M.L. 2021. The effect of marsh age on ecosystem function in a rapidly transgressing marsh. Ecosystems.

Goyert, H.F., Bassett, R., Christensen, J., Coleman, H., Coyne, M., Etnoyer, P.J., Hourigan, T.F., Poti, M., Salgado, E.J., Williams, B., & Winship, A.J. 2020. Characterizing spatial distributions of deep-sea corals and chemosynthetic communities in the US Gulf of Mexico through data synthesis and predictive modeling. New Orleans (LA): US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. OCS Study BOEM 2021-027. 317 p.

Williams, B.L. & Johnson, D.S. 2021. Role of ecological interactions in saltmarsh geomorphic processes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 658: 149-161.

Kendall, M.S., Williams, B.L., Winship, A.J., Carson, M., Grissom, K., Rowell, T.J., Stanley, J. & Roberson, K.W. 2021. Winds, waves, warm waters, weekdays, and which ways boats are counted influence predicted visitor use at an offshore fishing destination. Fisheries Research 237: 105879.

Kendall, M.S., Williams, B.L., Ellis, R.D., Flaherty-Walia, K.E., Collins, A.B., & Roberson, K.W. 2021. Measuring and understanding receiver efficiency in your acoustic telemetry array. Fisheries Research 234: 105802.

Kendall, M.S., Williams, B.L., Ruffo, A., Winship, A.J., Siceloff, L., Adams, A., & Tobias, W. 2020. Resampling 25 years later reveals fewer species but higher abundance of juvenile fishes in a Caribbean mangrove bay. Bulletin of Marine Science.

Kendall, M.S., Buja, K., Menza, C., Gandulla, S., & Williams, B. 2020. Priorities for Lakebed Mapping in Lake Huron’s Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 276. Silver Spring, MD. 24 pp.

Johnson, D.S., Crowley, C., Longmire, K., Nelson, J., Williams, B. & Wittyngham, S. 2019. The fiddler crab, Minuca pugnax, follows Bergmann’s rule. Ecology and Evolution.

Costa, B., K. Buja, M. Kendall, B. Williams, & J. Kraus. 2019. Prioritizing Areas for Future Seafloor Mapping, Research, and Exploration Offshore of California, Oregon, and Washington. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 264. Silver Spring, MD. 80 pp.

Williams, B.L., K. Roberson, J. Young, and M.S. Kendall. 2019. Using Acoustic Telemetry to Understand Connectivity of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary to the U.S. Atlantic Coastal Ocean. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 259. Silver Spring, MD. 82 pp.

Lefcheck, J.S., Hughes, B.B., Johnson, A.J., Pfirrman, B., Rasher, D.B., Smyth, A.R., Williams, B.L., Beck, M.L.,& Orth, R.J. 2019. Are coastal habitats important nurseries? A meta-analysisConservation Letters e12645.

Johnson, D.S. & Williams, B.L. 2017. Sea-level rise may increase extinction risk of a salt marsh ontogenetic habitat specialist. Ecology and Evolution 7(19), 7786-7795.

Hanley, T.C., Hughes, A.R., Williams, B., Garland, H., & Kimbro, D.L. 2016. Effects of intraspecific diversity on survivorship, growth, and recruitment of the Eastern oyster across sites. Ecology 97 (6), 1518-1529.


PRESENTATIONS

Kendall, M.S., Williams, B.L.*, Ruffo, A. Winship, A., Siceloff, L., Adams, A., Tobias, W. 2019. How has the juvenile fish community in mangroves changed in a quarter of a century? Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, 25th Biennial Conference: Mobile, AL.

Williams, Bethany L.*, Kendall, M.S., Roberson, K. & Young, J. 2018. Connectivity of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary with the Southeastern US Ocean Ecosystem. American Fisheries Society: Atlantic City, NJ.

Williams, Bethany L.*, Johnson, D.S. 2017. Can a crab build a marsh? The role of ecology in salt marsh geomorphic processes. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, 24th Biennial Conference: Providence, RI.

Williams, Bethany L.*, Johnson, D.S. & Baron, K. 2017. Consumer control of salt marsh geomorphic processes. Benthic Ecology Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Johnson, D.S.*, Williams, B., Crowley, C., Sebilian, S. & Longmire, K. 2017. Why do fiddler crabs follow Bergmann’s Rule? Benthic Ecology Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Williams, B.L.* & Johnson, D.S. . 2016. Can a crab build or break a marsh? The role of ecological interactions in salt marsh geomorphic processes. Atlantic Estuarine Research Society, Fall Meeting , Catonsville, MD.

Williams, B.L.* & Johnson, D.S. 2015. Melampus bidentatus as a model for the effects of climate change on salt marsh animal communities. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, 23rd Biennial Conference: Portland, OR.

Williams, B.L.* & Johnson, D.S. 2015. Melampus bidentatus as a model for the effects of climate change on salt marsh animal communities. New England Estuarine Research Society, Fall Meeting : Avery Point, CT.