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Owens, MT, et al. (83 authors including K. Boyer).  2017.  Classroom sound can be used to classify teaching practices in college science courses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PDF


Boyer, K., C. Zabin, S. De La Cruz, E. Grosholz, M. Orr, J. Lowe, M. Latta, J. Miller, S. Kiriakopolos, C. Pinnell, D. Kunz, J. Moderan, K. Stockmann, G. Ayala, R. Abbott, and R. Obernolte.  2017.  San Francisco Bay Living Shorelines: Restoring Eelgrass and Olympia Oysters for Habitat and Shore Protection. Chapter 17 in D. M. Bilkovic, M. Mitchell, J. Toft, and M. La Peyre, eds., Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection. CRC Press Marine Science Series.  Link to book


Cloern, J. E., A. Robinson, A. Richey, L. Grenier, R. L. Grossinger, K. E. Boyer, J. Burau, E. A. Canuel, J. F. DeGeorge, J. Z. Drexler, C. Enright, E. R. Howe, R. Kneib, A. Mueller-Solger, R. J. Naiman, A. Mueller-Solger, J. L. Pinckney, D. Schoellhamer, and C. Simenstad. Primary production in the Delta, then and now.  2016.  San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science.  PDF


Robinson, A., A. Richey, J. E. Cloern, K. E. Boyer, J. Burau, E. Canuel, J. DeGeorge, J. Z. Drexler, L. Grenier, R. L. Grossinger, E. R. Howe, R. Kneib,  R. J. Naiman, A. Mueller-Solger, J. L. Pinckney, D. Schoellhamer, and C. Simenstad. 2016.  Primary Production in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: A science strategy to quantify change and identify future potential. A Report of SFEI-ASC's Resilient  Landscapes Program, Publication #781, San Francisco Estuary Institute-Aquatic Science Center, Richmond, CA.  PDF


Boyer, K. E., and M. Sutula.  2015.  Factors controlling submersed and floating macrophytes in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Technical Report No. 870. Costa Mesa, CA. PDF


Borgnis**, E. and K. E. Boyer.  2015.  Salinity tolerance and competition drive distributions of native and invasive submerged aquatic vegetation in the upper San Francisco Estuary.  Estuaries and Coasts DOI 10.1007/s12237-015-0033-5  PDF


Lewis**, J. T. and K. E. Boyer.  2014.  Grazer functional roles, induced defenses, and indirect interactions: Implications for eelgrass restoration in San Francisco Bay. Diversity 6: 751-770.  PDF


Archbald**, G. and K. E. Boyer.  2014.  Potential for spread of Algerian sea lavender (Limonium ramosissimum sbsp. provinciale) in tidal marshes.  Invasive Plant Science and Management 7:454-463.  PDF


Carr**, L. A. and K. E. Boyer.  2014.  Variation at multiple trophic levels mediates a novel seagrass-grazer interaction. Marine Ecology Progress Series 508:117–128.  PDF


Archbald**, G. and K. E. Boyer.  2014.  Distribution and invasion potential of Limonium ramosissimum subsp. provinciale in San Francisco Estuary salt marshes. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 12(2)  PDF


Ort, B. S., C. S. Cohen, K. E. Boyer, L. K. Reynolds, S. M. Tam and S. Wyllie-Echeverria.  2014.  Conservation of eelgrass (Zostera marina) genetic diversity in a mesocosm-based restoration experiment.  PLoS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089316.  PDF


Powers, S. P. and K. E. Boyer.  2014.  Marine Restoration Ecology.  Ch. 22 in M. D. Bertness, J. P. Bruno, B. R. Silliman, and J. J. Stachowicz, eds., Marine Community Ecology and Conservation.  Sinauer Associates.


Boyer, K. E. and W. J. Thornton**.  2012.  Natural and restored tidal marsh communities.  Chapter 17 in A. Palaima, ed., Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary.  University of CA Press.  PDF


Ort., B. S., C. S. Cohen, K. E. Boyer, and S. Wyllie-Echeverria.  2012.  Genetic diversity within and among eelgrass (Zostera marina) beds in the San Francisco Bay.  Journal of Heredity 103:533-546.  PDF


Ryan**, A. B. and K. E. Boyer.  2012.  Nitrogen further promotes a dominant salt marsh plant in an increasingly saline environment.  Journal of Plant Ecology 5:429-441.  PDF


Reynolds, L. K., L. A. Carr**, and K. E. Boyer.  2012.  Invasive amphipod (Ampithoe valida) consumption of eelgrass (Zostera marina) inflorescences in San Francisco Bay.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 451:107-118.  PDF


Carr**, L. A., K. E. Boyer, and A. Brooks.  2011.  Spatial patterns in epifaunal community structure in San Francisco Bay eelgrass (Zostera marina) beds.  Marine Ecology. 32: 88-103.  PDF


Boyer, K. E. and A. P. Burdick**.  2010.  Control of Lepidium latifolium (perennial pepperweed) and recovery of native plants in tidal marshes of the San Francisco Estuary.  Wetlands Ecology and Management 18:731-743.  PDF  ErrataCorrected Fig. 4, Corrected Table 2.


Boyer, K. E. and S. Wyllie-Echeverria.  2010.  Eelgrass Conservation and Restoration in San Francisco Bay: Opportunities and Constraints.  Report for the San Francisco Bay Subtidal Habitat Goals Project (Appendix 8-1).  PDF


Reynolds, L. K. and K. E. Boyer.  2010.  Perennial pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium): properties of invaded tidal marshes.  Invasive Plant Science and Management 3:130-138.  PDF


Boyer, K. E., J. S. Kertesz**, and J. F. Bruno.  2009.  Biodiversity effects on productivity and stability of marine macroalgal communities: the role of environmental context.  Oikos 118:1062-1072.  PDF

 

Bruno, J. F., K. E. Boyer, S. C. Lee, and J. E. Duffy.  2008.  Relative and interactive effects of plant and grazer richness in a benthic marine community. Ecology 89:2518-2528PDF


Huntington**, B. E. and K. E. Boyer.  2008.  Evaluating patterns of nitrogen supply using macroalgal tissue content and stable isotopic signatures in Tomales Bay, CA.  Environmental Bioindicators 3:180-192.  PDF


Huntington**, B. E. and K. E. Boyer.  2008.  Impacts of red macroalgal abundance (Gracilariopsis sp.) on eelgrass (Zostera marina) in Tomales Bay, California.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 267:133-142. PDF


Armitage, A. R., K. E. Boyer, R. R. Vance, and R. F. Ambrose.  2006.  Restoring assemblages of salt marsh halophytes in the presence of a rapidly colonizing dominant species. Wetlands 26:667-676.  PDF


Boyer, K. E., and P. Fong.   2005.  Co-occurrence of habitat-modifying invertebrates: effects on structural and functional properties of a created salt marsh.  Oecologia 143:619-628.  PDF


Boyer, K. E., and P. Fong.   2005.  Macroalgal-mediated transfers of water column nitrogen to intertidal sediments and salt marsh plants.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 321:59-69.  PDF


Bruno, J. F., K. E. Boyer, J. E. Duffy, S. C. Lee, and J. S. Kertesz**. 2005.  Relative effects of species identity and richness on primary production in benthic marine communities.  Ecology Letters 8:1165-1174.  PDF


Boyer, K. E., P. Fong, A. R. Armitage, and R. A. Cohen.  2004.  Elevated nutrient content of macroalgae increases rates of herbivory in coral, seagrass, and mangrove habitats.  Coral Reefs 23:530-538.  PDF


Fong, P., K. E. Boyer, K. Kamer, and K. A. Boyle.  2003.  Influence of initial tissue nutrient status of tropical marine algae on response to nitrogen and phosphorus additions.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 262:111-123.  PDF


Lindig-Cisneros, R., J. Desmond, K. E. Boyer, and J. B. Zedler.  2003.  Wetland restoration thresholds: can a degradation transition be reversed with increased effort?  Ecological Applications 13:193-205.  PDF


Boyer, K. E., P. Fong, R. R. Vance, and R. F. Ambrose.  2001.  Salicornia virginica in a southern California saltmarsh: seasonal patterns and a nutrient enrichment experiment.  Wetlands 21:315-326.  PDF


Fong, P., K. Kamer, K. E. Boyer, and K. A. Boyle.  2001.  Nutrient content of macroalgae with differing morphologies may indicate sources of nutrients to tropical marine systems.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 220:137-152.  PDF


Boyer, K. E., J. C. Callaway, and J. B. Zedler.  2000.  Evaluating the progress of restored cordgrass (Spartina foliosa) marshes: belowground biomass and tissue N.  Estuaries 23:711-721.  PDF


Boyer, K. E. and J. B. Zedler.  1999.  Nitrogen addition could shift plant community composition in a restored California salt marsh.  Restoration Ecology 7:74-85.  PDF


Boyer, K. E. and J. B. Zedler.  1998.  Effects of nitrogen additions on the vertical structure of a constructed cordgrass marsh.  Ecological Applications 8:692-705.  PDF


Fong, P., K. E. Boyer, and J. B. Zedler.  1998.  Developing an indicator of nutrient enrichment in coastal estuaries and lagoons using tissue nitrogen content of the opportunistic alga, Enteromorpha intestinalis (Link).  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 231:63-79.  PDF


Zedler, J. B., K. E. Boyer, G. D. Williams, and J. C. Callaway.  1998.  Creating intertidal habitat for endangered species in southern California: achievements and challenges.  In A. McComb and J. Davis, eds.  Wetlands for the Future.  Gleneagles Publishing, Adelaide, Australia.


Haltiner, J., J. B. Zedler, K. E. Boyer, G. D. Williams, and J. Callaway.  1997.  Influence of physical processes on the design, functioning and evolution of restored tidal wetlands in California (USA).  Wetlands Ecology and Management 4:73-91. PDF


Zedler, J. B., J. Desmond, S. Phinn, B. Nyden, G. Sullivan, G. D. Williams, J. C. Callaway, K. E. Boyer, and A. Powell.  1997.  New tools for assessing coastal habitats.  Proceedings of the 1997 California and the World Oceans meeting, San Diego, California.


Boyer, K. E. and J. B. Zedler.  1996.  Damage to cordgrass by scale insects in a constructed salt marsh: effects of nitrogen additions.  Estuaries 19:1-12.  PDF


Fong, P., K. E. Boyer, J. S. Desmond, and J. B. Zedler.  1996.  Salinity stress, nitrogen competition, and facilitation: what controls seasonal succession of two opportunistic green macroalgae?  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 206:203-221.  PDF


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