Holtgrieve lab building


Sabo, JL, GW Holtgrieve, A Ruhi, ME Arias, PB Ngor, V Elliott, TA Räsänen, and N So. (in press) Response to Williams and Halls Technical Comment on Sabo et al. “Designing river flows to improve food security futures in the Lower Mekong Basin.” Science.

Pool, TK, V. Elliott, GW Holtgrieve, ME Arias, I. Altman, L. Kaufman, K McCann, EDG Fraser, L Tudesque, M. Chevalier, G Grenouillet, C Ratha, S Lek, B McMeans, M Cooperman, P Chheng, L Hannah, B Miller*, B Guo, N So. (in press) Fish assemblage composition within the floodplain habitat mosaic of a tropical lake (Tonle Sap, Cambodia). Freshwater Biology.

Miller, BL, H Chen, Y He, W Li, X Yuan, and GW Holtgrieve. (in press) Magnitude and drivers of greenhouse gas fluxes in the Three Gorges Reservoir and its floodplain ponds during high and low reservoir storage. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeoscinces.

Arias, M.E., G.W. Holtgrieve, B.N. Peng, T.D. Thang, and T. Piman. (2019) Maintaining Perspective of Ongoing Environmental Change in the Mekong Floodplains. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 37:1-7, doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2019.01.002.

Bogard, MJ, C Kuhn, SE Johnston, RG Striegl, GW Holtgrieve, RGM Spencer, M Dornblaser, KP Wickland  and DE Butman. (2019) Negligible cycling of terrestrial carbon in many lakes of the arid circumpolar landscape. Nature Geosciences. 12(3): 180–185, doi: 10.1038/s41561-019-0299-5.

McMeans, BC, T. Kadoya, GW Holtgrieve, S. Lek, K. Heng, K Winemiller, V. Elliott, TK Pool†, N Rooney, and KS McCann. (2019) Consumer trophic positions respond variably to seasonally fluctuating environments. Ecology. 100(2):e02570. 10.1002/ecy.2570


Beig, C., K.S. McCann, N. Rooney, G.W. Holtgrieve, B.C. McMeans, E. Fraser, and KC Krishna. (2018) Linking humans to food webs: A foundation for the classification of global fisheries.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 61(7): 412-420, doi: 10.1002/fee.193.

Brett, MT, GW Holtgrieve, and DE Schindler. (2018) An assessment of assumptions and uncertainty in deuterium-based estimates of trophic interactions in aquatic ecosystems.  Ecology 99(5):1073-1088, doi: 10.1002/ecy.2211.

Feddern, M., H. Bassett, K. Mcelroy, M. Ree, M. Gho, and R. Hilborn. (2018). A novel method for modeling age and length selectivity of sockeye salmon as applied to the Bristol Bay Port Moller test fishery. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2018-0018

Holtgrieve, GW, M.E. Arias, A. Ruhi, V. Elliott, N. So, B.N. Peng, T.A. Räsänen, and J.L. Sabo. (2018) Response to J. G. Williams Technical Comment on Sabo et al. “Designing river flows to improve food security futures in the Lower Mekong Basin.” Science 361 (6398).  doi: 10.1126/science.aat1477.

Taipale, SJ, KK Kahilainen, GW Holtgrieve, and E Peltomaa. (2018) Simulated eutrophication and browning alters zooplankton nutritional quality and determines juvenile fish growth and survival. Ecology and Evolution, 8(5): 2671-2687, doi: 10.1002/ece3.3832.

Vlah, M, GW Holtgrieve, and S Sadro. (2018) Low levels of allochthony in consumers across a diversity of high elevation lake types. Ecosystems, 21: 1101 doi: /10.1007/s10021-017-0206-0.


Pool, TK, GW Holtgrieve, V Elliott, K McCann, B McMeans, N Rooney, A Smits, P Thach, M Cooperman, S Clark, P Chheng, C Samoa. (2017) Seasonal increases in fish trophic niche plasticity within a flood-pulse river ecosystem (Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia). Ecosphere 8(7):e01881. 10.1002/ecs2.1881.

Sabo, J.L., A. Ruhi, G.W. Holtgrieve, V. Elliot, M.E. Arias, B.N. Peng, T.A. Räsänen, and N. So. (2017) Designing river flows that improve food security futures in the Lower Mekong Basin. Science 358(6368). doi: 10.1126/science.aao1053.

Schindler, DE, K Jankowski, Kathijo, T A’Mar, and GW Holtgrieve. (2017) Two-stage metabolism inferred from diel oxygen dynamics in aquatic ecosystems. Ecosphere 8(6):e01867. 10.1002/ecs2.1867.

Smits, A, DE Schindler, GW Holtgrieve, K Jankowski. (2017) Watershed geomorphology interacts with precipitation to influence the magnitude and source of CO2 emissions from Alaskan streams. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences doi: 10.1002/2017JG003792.


Sabo, JL, A Ruhi, GW Holtgrieve, V Elliott, A Arias. (2016) Assessing hydrologic drivers of fisheries and forecasting future catches. Catch and Culture 22(2) 24:27. (pdf)


Holtgrieve, GW, DE Schindler, K Jankowski. 2015. Comment on Demars et al. 2015, “Stream metabolism and the open diel oxygen method: principles, practice, and perspectives.” Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. doi: 10.1002/lom3.10075.

McCann, KS, G Gellner, BC McMeans, GW Holtgrieve, N Rooney, L Hannah, M Cooperman, N So, and C Ward. In press. Food webs and the sustainability of indiscriminate fisheries. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73(4): 656-665, DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0044.


Arias, ME, TA Cochrane, M Kummu, J Koponon, H Lauri, GW Holtgrieve, and T Piman. 2014. Impacts of hydropower and climate change on drivers of ecological productivity of Southeast Asia’s most important wetland. Ecological Modeling 272: 252-263, doi: 0.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.10.015.

Galloway, AWE, ME Eisenlord, MN Dethier, GW Holtgrieve, MT Brett. 2014. Quantitative estimates of resource utilization by an herbivorous isopod using a Bayesian fatty acid mixing model. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 507: 219-232.

Sadro, S, GW Holtgrieve, CT Solomon, and G Koch. 2014. Intra-diel patterns in ecosystem respiration revealed using continuous oxygen data from lakes around the globe. Limnology & Oceanography 59(5): 1666-1678.

Schmitz, OJ, PR Raymond, JA Estes, WA Kurz, GW Holtgrieve, ME Ritchie, DE Schindler, AC Spivak, RW Wilson, MA Bradford, V Christensen, L Deegan, V Smetacek, MJ Vanni, and CC Wilmers. 2014. Animating the carbon cycle. Ecosystems, 17: 344-359, doi: 10.1007/s10021-013-9715-7.


Holtgrieve, GW, ME Arias, KN Irvine, D Lamberts, EJ Ward, M Kummu, J Koponen, J Sarkkula, and JE Richey. 2013. Ecosystem metabolism and support of freshwater capture fisheries in the Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia. PLoS ONE, 8(8): e71395. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071395.

Kavanaugh, MT, GW Holtgrieve, H Baulch, JR Brum, ML Cuvelier, CT Filstrup, KJ Nickols, GE Small. 2013. A salty divide within ASLO? ASLO Bulletin 22(2): 34-37.

Rogers, LA, DE Schindler, PJ Lisi, GW Holtgrieve, PR Leavitt, L Bunting, BP Finney, DT Selbie, G Chen, I Gregory-Eaves, MJ Lisac, PB Walsh. 2013. Centennial-scale fluctuations and regional complexity characterize Pacific salmon population dynamics over the last five centuries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(5): 1750-1755.


Carey, CC, PC Hanson, DA Bruesewitz, GW Holtgrieve, EL Kara, KC Rose, RL Smyth, KC Weathers. 2012. Organized Oral Session 43. Novel Applications of High-Frequency Sensor Data in Aquatic Ecosystems: Discoveries from GLEON, the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 93:100–105, doi: 10.1890/0012-9623-93.1.100.

Cooperman, MS, N So, M Arias, T Cochrane, V Elliott, T Hand, L Hannah, GW Holtgrieve, L Kaufman, A Koening, J Koponen, V Kum, KS McCann, PB McIntyre, B Min C Ou, N Rooney, K Rose, JL Sabo, KO Winemiller. 2012. A watershed moment for the Mekong: New regulations may boost sustainability of the world’s largest inland fishery. Cambodian Journal of Natural History, 2012, 100-106.

Jankowski, K, DE Schindler, and GW Holtgrieve. 2012. Assessing non-point source nitrogen loading and nitrogen fixation in lakes using δ15N and nutrient stoichiometry. Limnology & Oceanography. 57(3): 671-683, doi: 10.4319/lo.2012.57.3.06710.


Alin, SR, MFFL Rasera, CI Salimon, JE Richey, GW Holtgrieve, AV Krusche, and A Snidvongs. 2011. Physical controls on carbon dioxide transfer velocity and flux in low-gradient river systems and implications for regional carbon budgets. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, G01009, doi:10.1029/2010JG001398.

Francis, TB, DE Schindler, GW Holtgrieve, E Larson, MD Scheuerell, BX Semmens, and EJ Ward. 2011. Habitat heterogeneity and energetic support for zooplankton in temperate lakes. Ecology Letters 14: 364-372.

Holtgrieve, GW and DE Schindler. 2011. Marine-derived nutrients, bioturbation, and ecosystem metabolism: reconsidering the role of salmon in streams. Ecology 92 (2): 373-385.

Holtgrieve, GW, DE Schindler, WO Hobbs, PR Leavitt, EJ Ward, L Bunting, G Chen, BP Finney, I Gregory-Eaves, S Holmgren, MJ Lisac, PJ Lisi, K Nydick, LA Rogers, JE Saros, DT Selbie, MD Shapley, PB Walsh, AP Wolfe. 2011. A coherent signature of anthropogenic nitrogen deposition to remote watersheds of the Northern Hemisphere. Science 334: 1545–1548.

Irvine, KN, JE Richey, GW Holtgrieve, J Sarkkula, and M Sampson. 2011. Spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, dissolved oxygen, conductivity, temperature, and fluorescence in the lower Mekong River-Tonle Sap system identified using continuous monitoring. International Journal of River Basin Management 9(2): 151–168.

Ruff, CP, DE Schindler, J Armstrong, K Bentley, G Brooks, GW Holtgrieve, M McGlauflin, J Seeb, and C Torgersen. 2011. Temperature-associated population diversity in salmon confers benefits to mobile consumers. Ecology 92(11): 2073–2084.


Holtgrieve, GW, DE Schindler, C Gowell, CP Ruff, and PJ Lisi. 2010. Stream geomorphology regulates the effects of ecosystem engineering and nutrient enrichment by Pacific salmon on periphyton. Freshwater Biology 55 (12): 2598–2611.

Holtgrieve, GW, DE Schindler, TA Branch, and ZT A’Mar. 2010. Simultaneous quantification of aquatic ecosystem metabolism and re-aeration using a Bayesian statistical model of oxygen dynamics. Limnology and Oceanography 55 (3): 1047–1063.


Baker, MR, DE Schindler, GW Holtgrieve, and VL St. Louis. 2009. Bioaccumulation and transport of contaminants: migrating sockeye salmon as vectors of mercury. Environmental Science & Technology 43 (23): 8840–8846.

Holtgrieve, GW, DE Schindler, and PK Jewett. 2009. Large predators and biogeochemical hotspots: Brown bear (Ursus arctos) predation on salmon alters nitrogen cycling in riparian soils. Ecological Research 24 (5): 1125–1135.


Moore, JW, DE Schindler, JL Carter, J Fox, J Griffiths, and GW Holtgrieve. 2007. Biotic control of stream fluxes: spawning salmon drive nutrient and matter export. Ecology 88 (5): 1278–1291.


Holtgrieve, GW, PK Jewett, and PA Matson. 2006. Variations in soil N cycling and trace gas emissions in wet tropical forests. Oecologia 146: 584–594.

Holtgrieve, GW. 2006. Species account: Sudden oak death. In Boersma, PD, SH Reichard, and A van Buren (editors), Invasive Species in the Pacific Northwest. Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle, WA.