Publications and Reports
The Center for Lakes and Reservoirs has available several publications
that are the culmination of past research projects. If you are interested
in ongoing research please visit the Projects
page. Click on the links
below to download pdfs.
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2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 /2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003
2002 / 2001 / 2000 / 1999
Miller, R, Sytsma, M and V. Morgan. Aquatic Invasive Species Surveys of Pacificorp’s North Umpqua River Impoundments 2012 Report
Morgan, V and M Sytsma. 2011. 2011 AQUATIC WEED SURVEYS IN
TIMOTHY LAKE, LAKE HARRIET &
NORTH FORK RESERVOIR -
Portland General Electric, Clackamas River Hydroelectric Project
Steve Wells , Timothy D. Counihan, Amy Puls, Mark Sytsma, and Brian Adair. 2011. Prioritizing Zebra and Quagga Mussel Monitoring in the Columbia River Basin Prepared for Bonneville Power Administration and the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission BPA Contract Number: 00003373 TI Project Number: 152
Sytsma, M., R. Miller, R. Shrestha, 2010. Non-native invasive aquatic planys and mussel survey of six Umpqua National Forest area lakes.[pdf] A final report prepared for USDA Umpqua National Forest.
Vanessa Howard Morgan and Mark Sytsma. 2010. Alaska Spartina Prevention, Detection and Response Plan. [pdf] Prepared for: National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Region Juneau, AK
Moore, Lynda K. 2009. Biological control of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria): Factors affecting Galerucella pusilla and Galerucella calmariensis establishment in tidal areas. [pdf] M. S. Thesis, Portland State University.
Pennington, T. and M.D. Sytsma. 2009. Seasonal changes in carbohydrate and nitrogen content of Egeria densa from populations in Oregon and California. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 2:120–129
Davidson, I.C., C.W. Brown, M.D. Sytsma, and G. M. Ruiz. 2009 The role of containerships as transfer mechanisms of marine biofouling species. Biofouling 25: 645-655.
Simkanin, C., I. Davidson, M. Falkner, G. Ruiz, and M. Sytsma. 2009. Intra-coastal ballast water flux and the potential for secondary spread of non-native species on the U.S. West Coast. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58: 366-374.
Distribution of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) in the Columbia River Estuary and its first recorded occurrence in the diet of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Karen Bersine, Valance E. F. Brenneis, Robyn C. Draheim, A. Michelle Wargo Rub, Jeannette E. Zamon, Rodney K. Litton, Susan A. Hinton, Mark D. Sytsma, Jeffery R. Cordell, John W. Chapman. Biological Invasions 10(8):1381-1388.
Asian copepods on the move: recent invasions in the Columbia–Snake River system, USA. Jeffery R. Cordell, Stephen M. Bollens, Robyn Draheim, and Mark Sytsma. ICES Journal of Marine Science 65:753-758
The potential for hull-mediated species transfers by obsolete ships on their final voyages. Ian C. Davidson, Linda D. McCann, Paul W. Fofonoff, Mark D. Sytsma and Gregory M. Ruiz. Diversity and Distributions, (2008) 14, 518–529
Interrupting a multi-species bioinvasion vector: The efficacy of in-water cleaning for removing biofouling on obsolete vessels. Ian C. Davidson, Linda D. McCann , Mark D. Sytsma , Gregory M. Ruiz. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 56 (2008) 1538–1544.
Introduction: Workshop on Submersed Aquatic Plant Research Priorities June 2008. Mark Sytsma. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management - workshop information available here.
The potential for mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Brachyura) invasion of Pacific Northwest and Alaskan Estuaries. Erik Hanson and Mark Sytsma. Biological Invasions.
Middle Columbia River Aquatic Nuisance Species Survey - Final Report. 2007. Prepared by Robyn Draheim, Mark Sytsma, Rich Miller, and Jeff Cordell
Report on Nutria Management and Research in the Pacific Northwest. December 2007. Prepared by Trevor Sheffels and Mark Sytsma.
First record of the harpacticoid genus Harpacticella in the Pacific Northwest, USA: another probable introduction. 2007. Jeffery R. Cordell, Robyn Draheim, and Mark Sytsma. Aquatic Biology. Vol 1. pp 17-20. [638k pdf]
Feral Swine Action Plan for Oregon. January 2007. Prepared by Kit Rouhe and Mark Systma [1,444k pdf]
Middle Columbia River Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Survey. 2007. Prepared by Robyn Draheim, Mark Sytsma, Rich Miller, and Jeff Cordell. [4.9 Mb pdf]
Oregon Spartina Response Plan - 2007. 2007. Prepared by Vanessa Howard, Mary Pfauth, Mark Sytsma and Dennis Isaacson. [4.5 Mb pdf]
(Brochure) "Invasive Cordgrasses - Spartina species - Estuarine Invaders!" March 2007. Prepared by Vanessa Howard. Prepared for: Oregon Department of Agriculture [570k pdf]
(Brochure) - "Hydrilla verticillata - An Aquatic Invader!" July 2007. Prepared by Vanessa Howard. Prepared for: Oregon Department of Agriculture [545k pdf]
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2006 Oregon Ballast Water Task Force Report. October 2006. Prepared by Christina Simkanin and Mark Sytsma. [618k pdf]
Alaska Aquatic Plant Survey Report 2005. October 2005. Prepared by Mary Pfauth and Mark Sytsma [748 Kb pdf]
Final Coastal Lakes Aquatic Plant Survey Report. March 2005. Prepared by Mary Pfauth and Mark Sytsma. Prepared for: USDA Forest Service [1551 Kb pdf]
Clatsop Plains Lake Final Report: Regional Lake Management Planning for TMDL Development. October 2005. Prepared for: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality DEQ Contract Number:009-03 Edited by: Mark Sytsma, Center for Lakes and Reservoirs, Portland State University [15MB pdf]
The Potential for Mitten Crab Colonization of Estuaries on the West Coast of North America. April 2005. Prepared for Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission and Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Prepared by Erik Hanson and Mark Sytsma (813 kb pdf)
Potential Economic Impacts of Zebra Mussels on the Hydropower
Facilities in the Columbia River Basin. February 2005. Prepared for the Bonneville Power Administration by Stephen Phillips (PSMFC), Tim Darland (USACE) and Mark Sytsma (PSU-CLR) [334k .pdf]
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Coastal Lakes Aquatic Plant Survey Report. January 2004. Prepared by Mary Pfauth and Mark Sytsma. Prepared for: USDA Forest Service [1460 Kb pdf)
An Integrated Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan for Blue Lake, Fairview, Oregon.
May 2004. Prepared by Mary Pfauth and Mark Sytsma [ Management Plan (565 Kb pdf) | Appendix A | Aerial Photo ]
Report on the Oregon Ballast Water Management Program in 2004. September 2004. Prepared by: Kiirsten Flynn and Mark Sytsma
Lower Columbia River Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Survey 2001-2004 Final Technical Report. October 2004. Mark D. Sytsma, Jeffery R. Cordell, John W. Chapman, Robyn C. Draheim. Prepared for the US Coast Guard and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. [Appendices]
An Analysis of the Oregon Coastal Exchange Requirement. March 2003. Produced for the Oregon Ballast Water Task Force by Jordan Vinograd.
Oregon Spartina Response Plan. March 2003. Prepared by Mary Pfauth, Dennis Isaacson, and Mark Sytsma (441 Kb pdf) ***2007 REVISION AVAILABLE ABOVE ***
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Report on the Oregon Ballast Water Management Program in 2002. December 2002. Produced for the Oregon State Legislature by Jordan Vinograd and Mark Sytsma In cooperation with The Oregon Ballast Water Task Force (2,819 Kb pdf)
Oregon Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan.
June 2001. Prepared by Erik Hanson, Mark Sytsma (520 Kb pdf)
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Weed Control in Irrigation Canals. October 1999. Prepared by
Mark Sytsma, Michael Parker. (4.3 Mb pdf)
Guide for Developing
Integrated Aquatic Vegetation Management
Plans in Oregon. 1999. Prepared by Maribeth V. Gibbons, Mark G. Rosenkranz
Harry L. Gibbons, Jr, Mark D. Sytsma
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