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Dr Ben Longstaff
Manager Integrated Watershed Management

Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

PO Box 282
120 Bayview Parkway
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X1
CANADA

Phone: (905) 895-1281 x305
Email: B.Longstaff@lsrca.on.ca

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PO Box 282
/ 120 Bayview Parkway
Newmarket ON L3Y 4X1 CANADA

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Peer-reviewed Publications

2010
Williams MR, Filoso S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC (2010) Long-Term Trends of Water Quality and Biotic Metrics in Chesapeake Bay: 1986 to 2008. Estuaries Coasts 33(6):1279–1299
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2009
Williams MR, Longstaff BJ, Buchanan C, Llanso R, Dennison WC (2009) Development and evaluation of a spatially-explicit index of Chesapeake Bay health. Mar. Poll. Bull. 59(1-3):14–25
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2008
Bricker SB, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt KE, Wicks EC, Woerner J (2008) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the nation's estuaries: A decade of change. Harmful Algae 8(1):21–32
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2005
Costanzo SD, Udy J, Longstaff BJ, Jones AB (2005) Using nitrogen stable isotope ratios (δ15N) of macroalgae to determine the effectiveness of sewage upgrades: changes in the extent of sewage plumes over four years in Moreton Bay, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 51(1-4):212–217
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2004
Heil CA, Chaston K, Jones AB, Bird P, Longstaff BJ, Costanzo SD, Dennison WC (2004) Benthic microalgae in coral reef sediments of the southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Coral Reefs 23(3):336–343
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2002
Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Longstaff BJ, Waycott M, Abal EG, McKenzie LJ, Long WJL (2002) Seagrass habitats of northeast Australia: Models of key processes and controls. Bulletin of Marine Science 71(3):1153–1169
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Longstaff BJ, Kildea T, Runcie JW, Cheshire A, Dennison WC, Hurd C, Kana T, Raven JA, Larkum AWD (2002) An in situ study of photosynthetic oxygen exchange and electron transport rate in the marine macroalga Ulva lactuca (Chlorophyta). Photosynthesis Research 74(3):281–293
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1999
Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC (1999) Seagrass survival during pulsed turbidity events: the effects of light deprivation on the seagrasses Halodule pinifolia and Halophila ovalis. Aquatic Botany 65(1-4):105–121
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Longstaff BJ, Loneragan NR, O'Donohue MJ, Dennison WC (1999) Effects of light deprivation on the survival and recovery of the seagrass Halophila ovalis (RBr) Hook. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 234(1):1–27
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Books

2010
Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (2010) Integrating and Applying Science: A practical handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 244 pp
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Book Contributions

2010
Jasinski DA, Longstaff BJ, Wicks EC (2010) Chapter 7: Ecological forecasts: building a predictive capacity to guide management. In: Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (eds) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, p 97–110
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Kelsey RH, Longstaff BJ (2010) Chapter 10: Spatial analysis: Making maps and using spatial analyses. In: Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (eds) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, p 151–164
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Lookingbill T, Sanders G, Carter S, Best B, Longstaff BJ, Hawkey JM (2010) Chapter 11: Program design: developing a comprehensive data strategy. In: Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (eds) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, p 167–186
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Tamburri MN, Longstaff BJ (2010) Chapter 12: In situ measurements: utilizing the ever-growing toolbox of sensors and platforms. In: Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (eds) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, p 187–200
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Wicks EC, Longstaff BJ, Fertig BM, Dennison WC (2010) Chapter 5: Ecological indicators: assessing ecosystem health using metrics. In: Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (eds) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, p 61–78
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Williams MR, Longstaff BJ, Wicks EC, Carruthers TJB, Florkowski LN (2010) Chapter 6: Ecological report cards: integrating indicators into report cards. In: Longstaff BJ, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Hawkey JM, Thomas JE, Wicks EC, Woerner JL (eds) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, p 79–96
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2009
Bricker SB, Dennison WC, Dunton KH, Ferreira JG, Hall MR, Herrera-Silveira JA, Longstaff BJ, Morales-Ojeda S, Onuf CP, Pastres R, Thomas JE, Wazniak CE (2009) The Coastal Bays in Context. In: Dennison WC, Thomas JE, Cain CJ, Carruthers TJB, Hall MR, Jesien RV, Wazniak CE, Wilson DE (eds) Shifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays. IAN Press, Camridge, MD, p 175–210
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2001
Carruthers TJB, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Abal EG, Aioi K (2001) Measurement of light penetration in relation to seagrass. In: Short F, Coles R (eds) Global Seagrass Methods. Elsevier, p 369–392
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Science Communication Publications

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2010
B.J. Longstaff, T.J.B. Carruthers, W.C. Dennison, T.R. Lookingbill, J.M. Hawkey, J.E. Thomas, E.C. Wicks, J. Woerner (2010) Integrating and Applying Science: A handbook for effective coastal ecosystem assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 258pp (Book)
2009
Wicks EC, Davis J, Dennison WC, Kelsey RH, Longstaff BJ, Nauman EG and Walls B (2009) Creating new opportunities for adaptive management: partnerships between government agencies and watershed organizations. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 19pp (Presentation)
Williams MR, Longstaff BJ and Dennison WC (2009) Novel Applications of the Chesapeake Bay Health Index. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 16pp (Presentation)
Thomas JE, Beckert K, Cain C, Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC1, Fisher T, Jesien R, Kumer J, Longstaff BJ, Radcliffe G, Schupp C, Sturgis B, Wazniak C, Wicks EC, Williams MR and Zimmerman C (2009) Assessing the Coastal Bays of Maryland and Virginia: A comparison of approaches. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2009) 2008 Chesapeake Bay Report Card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 6pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2009) 2008 Severn River report card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2009) 2008 Chester River report card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2009) 2008 Patuxent River Report Card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2009) Northern Great Plains Network: Using conceptual diagrams to aid communication. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 3pp (Newsletter)
2008
Integration and Application Network (2008) 2008 Chesapeake Bay Summer Review. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2008) Research to improve management of Atlantic menhaden in Chesapeake Bay. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2008) 2007 Patuxent River Report Card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2008) 2007 Chester River Report Card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2008) Chesapeake Bay 2007: Land Use and the Chesapeake Bay Report Card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2008) Chesapeake Bay Health Report Card: 2007. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 6pp (Report card)
Integration and Application Network (2008) Reef Plan Monitoring: Marine Water Quality Impacts. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 3pp (Newsletter)
2007
Integration and Application Network (2007) A summer of poor water clarity, algal blooms, and fish kills. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Wicks EC, Boicourt K, Longstaff BJ and Townsend H (2007) Incorporating habitat into ecosystem-based fisheries management: Habitat matters!. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Bricker S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt K, Wicks EC and Woerner JL (2007) National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment: A Decade of Change. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 15pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2007) 2006 Chesapeake Bay health report card. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 29pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Supporting management through an annual cycle of ecological forecasting and assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Protecting Palau's natural heritage. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 3pp (Newsletter)
Bricker S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt K, Wicks EC and Woerner JL (2007) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the Nation's estuaries: A decade of change. National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Silver Spring, MD, 328pp (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the Nation's estuaries: A decade of change. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Chesapeake Bay 2007: Summer Ecological Forecast. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Wicks EC, Jasinski DA and Longstaff BJ (2007) Breath of Life: Dissolved oxygen in Chesapeake Bay. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Future directions in fisheries management: An ecosystem-based approach. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Calculating the 2006 Chesapeake Bay report card scores. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 3pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Chesapeake Bay Habitat Health Report Card: 2006. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 6pp (Report card)
Williams M, Longstaff BJ, Buchanan C, Llansó R and Bergstrom P (2007) Development of an Integrated and Spatially Explicit Index of Chesapeake Bay Health (Bay Habitat Health Index - BHHI). IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 36pp (Report)
2006
Boicourt K, Longstaff BJ and Townsend H (2006) Future directions of fisheries management: An ecosystem-based approach. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2006) Weather extremes lead to typical conditions. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Zhang X, Wood RJ, Wicks EC and Longstaff BJ (2006) Investigating menhaden recruitment variability: Modeling the relationship between striped bass recovery and menhaden recruitment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2006) Early summer rain event. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Batiuk R, Sylvester N, Haywood C, Conner C and Williams M (2006) Indicator and communication redesign effort: Progress and development of a spatial health index. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 28pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2006) MASC Newsletter 5 - Ecological Forecast, Summer 2006. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2006) EcoCheck. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Wood RJ and Longstaff BJ (2006) Quantifying Fisheries Management Effort in Chesapeake Bay. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2006) Elements of successful integrated assessment. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 25pp (Presentation)
Wood RJ and Longstaff BJ (2006) Quantifying the status of fisheries management effort in Chesapeake Bay. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 10pp (Report)
Zhang X, Wood RJ, Houde ED, Townsend H, Longstaff BJ and Wicks EC (2006) Modeling and forecasting menhaden recruitment in Chesapeake Bay. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 10pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2006) Chesapeake Bay water quality decision support systems. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 12pp (Presentation)
2005
Integration and Application Network (2005) MASC Newsletter 4 - Water Quality and Aquatic Grass Wrap Up. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Zhang X, Wood RJ, Roman M, Longstaff BJ and Dennison WC (2005) Potential effects of nutrient reduction on the variability of plankton abundance and composition. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2005) Ecosystem Assessment and Ecological Forecasting Project. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2005) MASC Newsletter 3 - Ecological Forecast, Aquatic Grass in 2005. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 2pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2005) MASC Newsletter 2 - Ecological Forecast, Summer 2005. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Integration and Application Network (2005) Redesign of Chesapeake Bay Program indicator structure and communication strategy: Goals, rationale and products. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 12pp (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2005) Redesigning CBP indicator structure and communication. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 28pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2005) Chesapeake Bay report card progress: redesigning the Chesapeake Bay Program indicator and communication framework. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 26pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2005) The Australian Experience. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 20pp (Presentation)
Integration and Application Network (2005) MASC Newsletter 1 - Water Quality 2004. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
2004
Integration and Application Network (2004) Chesapeake Bay Water Quality 2004 - Significant Events. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 19pp (Presentation)