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Everglades Wetland Research Park

Everglades Wetland Research Park




17-004 Pereyra, A. and W.J. Mitsch. 2017. Methane emissions from freshwater cypress (Taxodium distichum) swamp soils with natural and impacted hydroperiods in Southwest Florida. Ecological Engineering

17-003 Hsu, T.-T., D., W. J. Mitsch, J. F. Martin, and J. Lee. 2017. Towards sustainable protection of public health: The role of an urban wetland as a frontline safeguard of pathogen and antibiotic resistance spread. Ecological Engineering

17-002 Morin T.H., G. Bohrer, K.C. Stefanik, A.C Rey-Sanchez, A.M. Matheny, and W.J. Mitsch. 2017.  Combining eddy-covariance and chamber measurements to determine the methane budget from a small, heterogeneous urban floodplain wetland park. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 237: 160–170

17-001 Mander, Ü., J. Tournebize, K. Tonderski,  J.T.A.Verhoeven, and W. J. Mitsch. 2017. Principles of planning and establishment principles for constructed wetlands and riparian buffer zones in agricultural catchments. Ecological Engineering 


16-008 Land, M., Wilhelm Granéli, W., Grimvall, A., Hoffmann, C.C., Mitsch, W.J., Tonderski, K.S. and Verhoeven, J.T.A. 2016. How effective are created or restored freshwater wetlands for nitrogen and phosphorus removal? A systematic review. Environmental  Evidence 5:9  DOI 10.1186/s13750-016-0060-0

16-007 Marchio, D.A., Jr., M. Savarese, B.Bovard, and W. J. Mitsch. 2016. Carbon sequestration and sedimentation in mangrove swamps influenced by hydrogeomorphic conditions and urbanization in Southwest Florida. Forests 7, 116; doi:10.3390/f7060116

16-006 Saraswati, C. Dunn, W. J. Mitsch and C. Freeman. 2016. Is peat accumulation in mangrove swamps influenced by the “enzymic latch” mechanism? Wetland Ecology and Management   DOI 10.1007/s11273-016-9493-z

16-005 Mitsch, W.J. 2016. Restoring the Greater Florida Everglades, once and for all. Ecological Engineering. 93: A1-A3.

16-004 Bernal, B., C. Anderson and W.J. Mitsch. 2016. Nitrogen dynamics in two created riparian wetlands over space and time. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering  D5016002    DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001397

16-003  Li, X. and W.J. Mitsch. 2016. Methane emissions from created and restored freshwater and brackish marshes in Southwest Florida, USA. Ecological Engineering 91: 529-536.

16-002  Lundgren, V.M., P.M. Gilbert, E. Granéli, N.K. Vidyarathna. E. Fioro, L. Ou, K. J. Flynn, A. Mitra, D.K. Stoecker, and P.J. Hansen. 2016. Metabolic and physiological changes in Prymnesium parvum when grown under, and grazing on prey of, variable nitrogen:phosphorus stoichiometry. Harmful Algae 55: 1–12.

16-001 Mitsch, W.J. 2016. Wetlands and Climate Change. National Wetlands Newsletter 38 (1): 5-11.


15-011  Marois, D.E. and W.J. Mitsch, 2015. Modeling phosphorus retention at low concentrations in Florida Everglades mesocosms. Ecological Modelling 319: 42-62.

15-010  Yang, Z,  Y. Cai, and W.J. Mitsch, eds. 2015. Ecological and hydrological responses to changing environmental conditions in China’s river basins. Ecological Engineering 76: 1-6.

15-009  Lundgren, V.M., D.L. Roelke,  B.W. Brooks ,  E. Granéli,  S.L. Davis,  T. Baty,  C.W.  Scott. 2015. Prymnesium parvum invasion success into coastal bays of the Gulf of Mexico: Galveston Bay case study. Harmful Algae 43: 31–45.

15-008  Pärn, J., A. Aasa, S. Egorov, I. Filippov, G. Gabiri, I. Gheorghe, J. Järveoja, K. Kasak, F. Laggoun-De´farge, C. K. Luswata, M. Maddison, W. J. Mitsch, H. Óskarsson, S. Pellerin, J.-O. Salm, K. Sohar, K. Soosaar, A. Teemusk, M. M. Tenywa, J. A. Villa, C. Vohla, and Ü. Mander. 2015. Chapter 7, Global boundary lines of N2O and CH4 emission in peatlands.  pp. 87-102 In J. Vymazal (ed.), The Role of Natural and Constructed Wetlands in Nutrient Cycling and Retention on the Landscape, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

15-007  Marois, D. E. W.J., Mitsch, K. Song, S. Miao, L. Zhang, and C. Nguyen. 2015. Estimating the importance of aquatic primary productivity for phosphorus retention in Florida Everglades mesocosms. Wetlands  35: 357-368.

15-006 Mitsch, W.J., B. Bernal, and M. E. Hernandez. 2015. Ecosystem services of wetlands. International Journal for Biodiversity Science, Ecosystems Services and Management  11: 1-4

15-005 Rea, C.L., M. S. Bisesi, W. J. Mitsch, R. Andridge, and J. Lee. 2015. Human health-related ecosystem services of avian-dense coastal wetlands adjacent to a Western Lake Erie swimming beach.  EcoHealth 12: 77-87.

15-004 Marois, D. and W.J. Mitsch. 2015. Coastal protection from tsunamis and cyclones provided by mangrove wetlands--a review. International Journal for Biodiversity Science, Ecosystems Services and Management 11: 71-83.

15-003 Villa, J.A. and Mitsch, W.J. 2015. Carbon sequestration in different wetland plant communities in Southwest Florida. International Journal for Biodiversity Science, Ecosystems Services and Management 11: 17-28.

15-002  Mitsch, W.J., L. Zhang, D. Marois, and K. Song. 2015. Protecting the Florida Everglades wetlands with wetlands: Can stormwater phosphorus be reduced to oligotrophic conditions? Ecological Engineering 80: 8-19.

15-001 Ligi, T., M. Truu, J. Truu, K. Oopkaup, H. Nõlvak, Ü. Mander, W.J. Mitsch, and J. Truu. 2015. The genetic potential of N2 emission via denitrification and ANAMMOX from the soils and sediments of a created riverine treatment wetland complex. Ecological Engineering 80: 181-190. 


14-017 Mitsch, W.J., L. Zhang, E. Waletzko, and B. Bernal. 2014. Validation of the ecosystem services of created wetlands: Two decades of plant succession, nutrient retention, and carbon sequestration in experimental riverine marshes. Ecological Engineering 72: 11-24. 

14-016 Mitsch, W.J. 2014. Unifying a city with its natural riverine environment for the benefit of both: Extending Ohio's only Ramsar Wetland to a much larger river ecosystem corridor. Ecological Engineering  72: 138-142. 

14-015  Mitsch, W.J., J.K. Cronk, and L. Zhang. 2014. Creating a living laboratory on a college campus for wetland research—The Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, 1991 to 2012. Ecological Engineering 72: 1-10.   

14-014  Mitsch, W.J., S. M. Nedrich, S. Harter, C. Anderson, A.M. Nahlik, and B. Bernal. 2014. Sedimentation in created freshwater riverine wetlands: A comparison of methods over 15 years in created flow-through wetlands. Ecological Engineering 72: 25-34.

14-013 Roy Chowdhury, T. W.J. Mitsch, and R. Dick. 2014. Seasonal methanotrophy across a hydrological gradient in a freshwater wetland.  Ecological Engineering 72: 116-124. 

14-012 Villa, J.A. and W.J. Mitsch. 2014.  Methane emissions from five wetland plant communities with different hydroperiods in the Big Cypress Swamp region of Florida Everglades. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 14: 253-266. 

14-011 Villa, J., W.J. Mitsch, K. Song, and S. Miao. 2014. Contribution of different wetland plant species to the DOC exported from a mesocosm experiment in the Florida Everglades. Ecological Engineering 71: 118-125.

14-010 Zhang, Y., L. Zhang, and W.J. Mitsch. 2014. Predicting river aquatic productivity and dissolved oxygen before and after dam removal. Ecological Engineering 72:125-137.

14-009 Morin, T.H., G. Bohrer, L. Naor-Azrieli, S. Mesi, W.J. Mitsch, K.V.R. Schafer. 2014. The seasonal and diurnal dynamics of methane flux at a created urban wetland. Ecological Engineering 72: 74-83.

14-008 Mander, Ü, G. Dotro, Y. Ebie, S. Towprayoon, C. Chiemchaisri, S. F Nogueira, B. Jamsranjav, K. Kasak, J. Truu, J. Tournebize, and W. J Mitsch. 2014. Greenhouse gas emission in constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment: a review. Ecological Engineering 66: 19-35.

14-007 Stefanik, K., and W.J. Mitsch, 2014. Metabolism and methane flux of dominant macrophyte communities in created riverine wetlands using open system flow through chambers. Ecological Engineering  72: 67-73.

14-006 Mitsch, W.J. 2014. When will ecologists learn engineering and engineers learn ecology? Ecological Engineering 65: 9-14.

14-005 Waletzko, E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2014. Methane emissions from wetlands: An in situ side-by-side comparison of two static accumulation chamber designs. Ecological Engineering 72: 95-102

14-004 Ligi, T., K. Oopkaup, M. Truu, J.-K. Preem, H. Nõlvak, W.J. Mitsch, Ü. Mander, and J Truu. 2014. Characterization of bacterial communities in soil and sediment of a created riverine wetland complex using high-throughput 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing. Ecological Engineering 72: 56-66.

14-003  Ligi, T., M. Truu, J. Truu, H. Nõlvak, A. Kaasik, W. J Mitsch, and Ü. Mander. 2014. Effects of soil chemical characteristics and water regime on denitrification genes (nirS, nirK, and nosZ) abundances in a created riverine wetland complex. Ecological Engineering 72: 47-55.

14-002 Song, K., M. E. Hernandez, J.A. Batson, and W. J. Mitsch. 2014. Long-term denitrification rates in created riverine wetlands and their relationship with environmental factors. Ecological Engineering 72: 40-46.

14-001 Mander, U., J. Tournebize, K. Kasak, and W. J. Mitsch. 2014. Climate regulation by free water surface constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment and created riverine wetlands. Ecological Engineering 72:103-115.


13-010 Land, M., W. Granéli, A. Grimvall, C. C. Hoffmann, W.J. Mitsch, K. Tonderski, and J.T.A. Verhoeven. 2013. How effective are created or restored freshwater wetlands for nitrogen and phosphorus removal? A systematic review protocol. Environmental Evidence 2:16 doi: 10.1186/2047-2382-2-16

13-009 Waletzko, E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2013. The carbon balance of two riverine wetlands fifteen years after their creation. Wetlands 33: 989-999.

13-008 Mitsch, W.J.  2013. Preface: EcoSummit 2012 and Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology 13: 1-2.

13-007 Day, J.W., J. Barras, G.P. Kemp, R. Lane, W.J. Mitsch, and P.H. Templet. 2013. Integrated coastal management in the Mississippi Delta. Pages 93-107 In: Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota, Volume 4, Ecosystem-Based Management, J.W. Day and A. Vanez-Arancibia, eds. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.

13-006 Bernal, B. and W.J. Mitsch. 2013. Carbon sequestration in two created riverine wetlands in the Midwestern United States. Journal of Environmental Quality  doi:10.2134/jeq2012.0229

13-005 Bernal. B. and W.J. Mitsch. 2013. Carbon sequestration in freshwater wetlands in Costa Rica and Botswana. Biogeochemistry 115: 77–93.

13-004 Mitsch, W.J and M. Hernandez. 2013.  Landscape and climate change threats to wetlands of North and Central America. Aquatic Sciences. 75: 133-149.

13-003 Junk, W.J., S. An, H. Cízková, C. M. Finlayson, B. Gopal, J Kvet, S. A. Mitchell,  W. J. Mitsch and R.D. Robarts. 2013. Current state of knowledge regarding the world’s wetlands and their future under global climate change: A synthesis. Aquatic Sciences 75: 151–167.

13-002 Mitsch, W.J, A.M. Nahlik, B. Bernal, L. Zhang, C.J. Anderson, S.E. Jørgensen, U. Mander, and H. Brix. 2013.Wetlands, carbon, and climate change.  Landscape Ecology 28: 583–597.

13-001 Mitsch, W.J. 2013. Wetland Creation and Restoration. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd ed. S. Levin, ed. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

------------------ Publications from Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, Ohio State University ------------------


12-008 Batson, J., W.J. Mitsch, and U. Mander. 2012. Denitrification and a nitrogen budget of created riparian wetlands.  Journal of Environmental Quality 41: 2024-2032.

12-007 Stokes, A., S. Barot, J.-C. Lata, G. Lacroix, C.G. Jones, and W.J. Mitsch. 2012. Editorial: Ecological engineering: From concepts to applications. Ecological Engineering 45: 1-4.

12-006 Mitsch, W.J. 2012. What is Ecological Engineering?  Ecological Engineering. 45: 5-12.

12-005 Hey, D.L., J.A. Kostel, W.G. Crumpton, W.J. Mitsch, and B. Scott. 2012. The roles and benefits of wetlands in managing reactive nitrogen. J. Soil and Water Conservation 67(2): 47A-53A.

12-004 Stefanik, K, and W.J. Mitsch. 2012. Structural and functional vegetation development in created and restored wetland mitigation banks of different ages. Ecological Engineering 39: 104-112.

12-003 Bernal, B. and W.J. Mitsch. 2012. Comparing carbon sequestration in temperate freshwater wetland communities. Global Change Biology 18: 1636-1647.

12-002 Mitsch, W.J, L. Zhang, K. C. Stefanik, A. M. Nahlik, C. J. Anderson, B. Bernal, and K. Song. 2012.. Creating wetlands: A 15-year study of primary succession, water quality changes, and self-design. BioScience 62: 237-250.

12-001 Song, K, H. Kang, L, Zhang, and W.J. Mitsch. 2012. Seasonal and spatial variations of denitrification and denitrifying community structure in created wetlands.  Ecological Engineering 38: 130-134.


11-004 . Doering, O.C., J.N. Galloway, T.L. Theis, V. Aneja, E. Boyer, K.G. Cassman, E.B. Cowling, R.R. Dickerson, W. Herz, D.L. Hey, R. Kohn, J.S. Lighy, W. Mitsch, W. Moomaw, A. Mosier, H. Paerl, B. Shaw, and P. Stacey. 2011. Reactive Nitrogen in the United States: An Analysis of Inputs, Flows, Consequences, and Management Options. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board Integrated Nitrogen Committee, EPA-SAB-11-013, Washington, DC, 139 pp.

11-003 Mander, U., and W.J. Mitsch. 2011. Biogeochemical aspects of ecosystem restoration and rehabilitation. Ecological Engineering 37: 1003-1007.

11-002 Huang, J.-C., W.J. Mitsch and D.L. Johnson.  2011. Estimating biogeochemical and biotic interactions between a stream channel and a riparian wetland: A medium-scale physical model. Ecological Engineering 37: 1035-1049.

11-001 Sha, C., W. J. Mitsch, Ü. Mander, J. Lu, J. Batson, L. Zhang and W. He. 2011. Methane emissions from freshwater riverine wetlands. Ecological Engineering 37: 16-24.

10-002 Nahlik, A.M, and W.J. Mitsch. 2011. Methane emissions from tropical freshwater wetlands located in different climatic zones of Costa Rica. Global Change Biology 17: 1321-1334.


10-009 Urban, R. A., A. Baral, G. F. Grubb, B. R. Bakshi, and W. J. Mitsch. 2010. Towards the sustainability of engineered processes: Designing self-reliant networks of technological-ecological systems. Computers and Chemical Engineering 34: 1413-1420.

10-008 Mitsch, W.J. 2010. The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill: What would Mother Nature do?  Ecological Engineering 36: 1607-1610.

10-007 Mitsch, W.J. 2010. Restauration des Cours d’eau et de leur basin versant: Une approach par genie écologique. Pages 206-224 In: J.-C. Lefeuvre, dir., Carrières, biodiversité et fonctionnement des hydrosystèmes. UNICEM/Pierre-Yves Brunaud, ENCEM.

10-006 Huang, J.-C., W.J. Mitsch and A. Ward. 2010. Design of experimental streams for simulating headwater stream restoration. J. American Water Resources Association. 46: 957-971.

10-005 Song, K., S.H. Lee, W.J. Mitsch, and H. Kang. 2010. Different responses of denitrification rates and denitrifying bacterial communities to hydrologic pulsing in created wetlands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry  42: 1721-1727.

10-004 Mitsch, W.J. 2010.  Conservation, restoration, and creation of wetlands: A global perspective. In: F.A. Comin, ed.  Ecological Restoration: A Global Challenge. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 175-188.

10-003 Nahlik, A.M, and W.J. Mitsch. 2010. Methane emissions from created freshwater wetlands. Wetlands 30: 783-793.

10-002 (see 2011)

10-001 Mitsch J W..; A. M Nahlik, P. Wolski; B. Bernal, L. Zhang.; L. Ramberg. 2010. Tropical wetlands: Seasonal hydrologic pulsing, carbon sequestration, and methane emissions. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 18: 573-586.

09-001 Korfel, C.A., W.J. Mitsch, T.E. Hetherington, and J.J. Mack. 2010. Hydrology, physiochemistry, and amphibians in natural and created vernal pool wetlands.  Restoration Ecology 18: 843-854.


09-011 Qin, P. and W.J. Mitsch. 2009.  Wetland restoration and ecological engineering: International Conference on Wetland Restoration and Ecological Engineering. Ecological Engineering 35: 437-441.

09-010 Mitsch, W.J. 2009. In memory : Professor C.H. Chung (1908–2008). Ecological Engineering 37: 442-443.

09-009 Gardner, R.C., J. Zedler, A. Redmond, R.E. Turner, C.A. Johnston, V.R. Alvarez, C.A. Simenstad, K.L. Prestegaard, and W.J. Mitsch. 2009. Compensating for wetland losses under the Clean Water Act (Redux): Evaluating the Federal Compensatory Mitigation Regulation (long-version). Stetson Law Review. 38: 213-249.

09-008 Gardner, R.C., J. Zedler, A. Redmond, R.E. Turner, C.A. Johnston, V.R. Alvarez, C.A. Simenstad, K.L. Prestegaard, and W.J. Mitsch. 2009. Compensating for wetland losses under the Clean Water Act (Redux): Evaluating the Federal Compensatory Mitigation Regulation (short version). National Wetland Newsletter 31(2), 1, 3-7.

09-007 Mitsch, J.W., L. Zhang, D.F. Fink, M.E. Hernandez, A.E. Altor, C.L. Tuttle, and A.M. Nahlik. 2008. Ecological Engineering of Floodplains. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology. 8:139-147.

09-006 Day, J.W., Jr., C.A.S. Hall, A. Yáñez-Arancibia, D. Pimentel, C. Ibañez Marti, and W. J. Mitsch. 2009. Ecology in times of scarcity.  BioScience. 59:321-331.

09-005 Gamble, D.L. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. Hydroperiods of created and natural vernal pools in central Ohio: A comparison of depth and duration of inundation. Wetlands Ecology and Management 17: 385-395.

09-004 Gutrich, J.J., K.J. Taylor, M. S. Fennessy. 2009. Restoration of vegetation communities of created depressional marshes in Ohio and Colorado (USA): The importance of initial effort for mitigation success. Ecological Engineering 35:351-368.

09-003 Mander, U., and W.J. Mitsch. 2009. Pollution control by wetlands. Ecological Engineering 35: 153-158.

09-002 Huang, J-C., W.J. Mitsch, and L. Zhang. 2009. Ecological restoration design of a stream on a college campus in central Ohio. Ecological Engineering 35: 329-340.

09-001 (see 2010)


08-012 Bernal, B. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. A comparison of soil carbon pools and profiles in wetlands in Costa Rica and Ohio. Ecological Engineering 34: 311-323.

08-011 Kohlmann, B., W.J. Mitsch, and D.O. Hansen. 2008. Ecological management and sustainable development in the humid tropics of Costa Rica. Ecological Engineering 34: 254-266.

08-010 Mitsch, W.J., J, Lu, X. Yuan, W. He and L. Zhang. 2008. Optimizing ecosystem services in China. Science 322: 528.

08-009 Mitsch, W.J., J. Tejada, A. M. Nahlik, B. Kohlman, B, Bernal, and C. E. Hernández. 2008. Tropical wetlands for climate change research, water quality management and conservation education on a university campus in Costa Rica. Ecological Engineering 34:276-288.

08-008 Anderson, C.J. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008.  The influence of flood connectivity on bottomland forest productivity in central Ohio, USA. Ohio J. Science 108 (2): 2-8.

08-007 Anderson, C.J. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. Tree basal growth response to flooding in a bottomland hardwood forest in central Ohio.  J. American Water Resources Association 40: 1-9.

08-006 Altor, A.E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. Pulsing hydrology, methane emissions, and carbon dioxide fluxes in created marshes: A 2-year ecosystem study. Wetlands 28: 423-438.

08-005 Altor, A.E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. Methane emissions and carbon dioxide fluxes in created wetland mesocosms: Effects of hydrologic regime and hydric soils. Ecological Applications 18: 1307-1320.

08-004 Dale, V.H., Biddinger, G.R., Newman, M.C., Oris,| J.T., Suter, G.W., Thompson, T., Armitage, T.M., Meyer, J.L.,  Allen-King, R.M., Burton, G.A., Chapman, P.M.,  Conquest, L.L., Fernandez, I.J., Landis, W.G., Master, L.L., Mitsch, W.J., Mueller, T.C., Charles F. Rabeni, C.F., Rodewald, A.D., Sanders, J.G.,  and van Heerden, I.L. 2008. Enhancing the Ecological Risk Assessment Process. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 4: 306-313.

08-003 Nahlik, A.M. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. The effect of river pulsing on sedimentation in created riparian wetlands.  Journal of Environmental Quality 37: 1634-1643.

08-002 Swab, R.M. and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. Effect of hydrologic restoration and Lonicera maacki removal on herbaceous understory vegetation in a bottomland hardwood forest. Restoration Ecology 16: 453-463.

08-001 Tuttle, C.L. L. Zhang, and W.J. Mitsch. 2008. Aquatic metabolism as an indicator of the ecological effects of hydrologic pulsing in flow-through wetlands. Ecological Indicators 8: 795-806.


07-010 Martin, J. F., and Tilley, D. 2007. Accounting for environmental sustainability with emergy analysis. Encyclopedia of Soil Science.

07-009 Tilley, D. J.F. and Martin. 2007. Environmental accounting of agricultural sustainability using emergy analysis. UNESCO-Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Theme: Systems Analysis and Modeling in Food and Agriculture. K.C. Ting, D.H.Fleisher, L.F. Rodriguez-editor.

07-008 Yanez-Arancibia, A., J.W. Day, R.R. Twilley, and W.J. Mitsch. 2007.  Enfoque ecosistémico para restaurar humedales costeros ante los cambios globales. Ambientico 165: 35-38.

07-007 Mitsch, W.J. 2007. Ecological and social complexity in restoring water resources: Coastal Louisiana, the Mississippi River Basin, and Mesopotamia. Pages 19-23 In: 2006 Stockholm Water Prize Laureates Seminar: Challenges and Opportunities within the Water Sector, Stockholm International Water Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

07-006 Mitsch, W.J. 2007. Restoration of the world’s wetlands. Pages 30-37 In: Proceeding, International Symposium on Wetland Restoration 2006: Restoration and Wise Use of Wetlands. Organizing Committee of the Symposium on Wetland Restoration 2006, Shiga Prefectural Government, Otsu, Japan.

07-005 Zhang, L. and W.J. Mitsch. 2007.  Sediment chemistry and nutrient influx in a hydrologically restored bottomland hardwood forest in Midwestern USA. River Research and Applications 23: 1026-1037.

07-004 Day J.W., Jr., Donald F. Boesch, Ellis J. Clairain, G. Paul Kemp, Shirley B. Laska, William J. Mitsch, Kenneth Orth, Hassan Mashriqui, Denise R. Reed, Leonard Shabman, Charles A. Simenstad, Bill J. Streever, Robert R. Twilley, Chester C. Watson, John T. Wells, and Dennis F. Whigham. 2007. Restoration of the Mississippi Delta: Lessons From Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Science 315:1679-1684.

07-003 Hernandez, M.E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2007. Denitrification in created riverine wetlands: Influence of hydrology and season. Ecological Engineering 30:78-88.

07-002 Fink, D.F. and W.J. Mitsch. 2007. Hydrology and biogeochemistry in a created river diversion oxbow wetland. Ecological Engineering 30: 93-102.

07-001 Hernandez, M.E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2007. Denitrification potential and organic matter as affected by vegetation community, wetland age, and plant introduction in created wetlands. Journal of Environmental Quality 36: 333-342.


06-007 Nahlik, A. and W.J. Mitsch. 2006.   Tropical treatment wetlands dominated by free-floating macrophytes for water quality improvement in Costa Rica. Ecological Engineering 28:246-257.

06-006 Altor, A. E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2006.   Methane flux from created wetlands: Relationship to intermittent vs. continuous inundation and emergent macrophytes. Ecological Engineering 28: 224-234.

06-005 Costanza, R., W.J. Mitsch, and J.W. Day. 2006. A new vision for New Orleans and the Mississippi Delta: Applying ecological economics and ecological engineering. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 4: 465-472.

06-004 Hernandez, M.E. and W.J. Mitsch. 2006. Influence of hydrologic pulses, flooding frequency, and vegetation on nitrous oxide emissions from created riparian marshes.   Wetlands 26: 862-877.

06-003 Costanza. R., W.J. Mitsch, and J.W. Day, Jr. 2006. Creating a sustainable and desirable New Orleans.   Ecological Engineering 26: 317-320.

06-002 Anderson, C.J. and W.J. Mitsch. 2006. Sediment, carbon, and nutrient accumulation at two 10-year-old created riverine marshes. Wetlands 26: 779-792.

06-001 Mitsch, W.J. and J.W. Day, Jr. 2006. Restoration of wetlands in the Mississippi-Ohio-Missouri (MOM) River Basin: Experience and needed research. Ecological Engineering 26: 55-69.


05-012 Porej, D. and T.E. Hetherington. 2005. Designing wetlands for amphibians: the importance of predatory fish and shallow littoral zones in structuring of amphibian communities. Wetlands Ecology and Management 13:445–455.

05-011 Orth, K., J.W. Day, D.F. Boesch, E.J. Clairain, W.J. Mitsch, L. Shabman, C. Simenstad, and B. Streever. 2005 Lessons learned: An assessment of the effectiveness of a National Technical Review Committee for oversight of the plan for the restoration of the Mississippi Delta. Ecological Engineering 25: 153-167.

05-010 Mitsch, W.J., L. Zhang, C.J. Anderson, A. Altor, and M. Hernandez. 2005. Creating riverine wetlands:   Ecological succession, nutrient retention, and pulsing effects. Ecological Engineering 25: 510-527.

05-009 Anderson, C.J. and W.J. Mitsch. 2005. Effect of pulsing on macrophyte productivity and nutrient uptake: A wetland experiment. American Midland Naturalist 154: 305-319.

05-008 Anderson, C.J., W.J. Mitsch, and R.W. Nairn. 2005. Temporal and spatial development of surface soil conditions at two created riverine marshes. Journal of Environmental Quality 34: 2072-2081.

05-007 Mitsch, W.J. 2005. Applying science to conservation and restoration of the world's wetlands. Water Science & Technology 51 (8): 13-26.

05-006 Hinkle, R. and W.J. Mitsch. 2005. Salt marsh vegetation recovery at salt hay farm wetland restoration sites on Delaware Bay. Ecological Engineering 25: 240-251.

05-005 Zhang, L., W.J. Mitsch, and D.F. Fink. 2005. Hydrology, water quality, and restoration potential for the Upper Big Darby Creek, Central Ohio.   Ohio J. Science 105:46-56.

05-004 Mitsch, W.J., J.W. Day, Jr., L. Zhang, and R. Lane. 2005. Nitrate-nitrogen retention by wetlands in the Mississippi River Basin.   Ecological Engineering 24: 267-278.

05-003 Day, J.W., Jr., J. Barras, E. Clairain, J. Johnston, D. Justic, G. P. Kemp, J.-Y. Ko, R. Lane, W.J. Mitsch, G. Steyer, P. Templet, and A. Yañez-Arancibia. 2005. Implications of global climatic change and energy cost and availability for the restoration of the Mississippi Delta.   Ecological Engineering 24: 253-265.

05-002 Mitsch, W.J. 2005. Wetland creation, restoration, and conservation: A Wetland Invitational at the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park. Ecological Engineering 24: 243-251.

05-001 Day, J.W., Jr., G. Abrami, J. Rybczyk and W.J. Mitsch. 2005.   Venice Lagoon and the Po Delta: System functioning as a basis for sustainable management.   In: Flooding and Environmental Challenges for Venice and its Lagoon, Fletcher and Spencer, eds. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England. pp. 445-459.


04-007 Porej, D., M. Micacchion and T.E. Hetherington. 2004. Core terrestrial habitat for conservation of local populations of salamanders and wood frogs in agricultural landscapes. Biological Conservation 120:399–409.

04-006 Fink, D.F. and W.J. Mitsch. 2004. Seasonal and storm event nutrient removal by a created wetland in an agricultural watershed.   Ecological Engineering 23:313-325.

04-005 Mitsch, W.J., N. Wang, L. Zhang, R. Deal, X. Wu and A. Zuwerink. 2005. Using ecological indicators in a whole-ecosystem wetland experiment. In S.E. Jørgensen, F-L Xu, and R. Costanza, eds. Handbook of Ecological Indicators for Assessment of Ecosystem Health, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 211-236.

04-004 Gutrich, J.J. and F.J. Hitzhusen. 2004. Assessing the substitutability of mitigation wetlands for natural sites: Estimating restoration lag costs of wetland mitigation. E cological Economics 48: 409-424.

04-003 Zhang, L., and W.J. Mitsch. 2005. Modelling of hydrological budgets of flow-through created wetlands: An integrated system approach. Environmental Software & Modelling. 20: 935-946.

04-002 Mitsch, W.J. and J.W. Day, Jr. 2004. Thinking big with whole ecosystem studies and ecosystem restoration: A legacy of H.T. Odum. Ecological Modelling 178: 133-155.

04-001 Selbo, S.M. and A.A. Snow. 2004. The potential for hydridization between Typha angustifolia and T. latafolia in a constructed wetland. Aquatic Botany 78: 361-369.


03-005 Mitsch, W.J. and S.E. Jorgensen. 2003. Ecological engineering: A field whose time has come. Ecological Engineering 20: 363-377.

03-004 Mitsch, W.J. 2003. Ecology, ecological engineering, and the Odum brothers. Ecological Engineering 20: 363-377.

03-003 Day. J.W. Jr., A. Yanez Arancibia, W.J. Mitsch, A.L. Lara-Dominguez, J.N. Day, J.-Y. Ko, R. Lane,and J.Lindsey. 2003. Using ecotechnology to address water quality and wetland habitat loss problems in the Mississippi Basin: A hierarchical approach. Biotechnology Advances 22: 135-159.

03-002 Spieles, D.J. and W.J. Mitsch. 2003. A model of macroinvertebrate trophic structure and oxygen demand in freshwater wetlands. Ecological Modellling 161: 183-194.

03-001 Harter, S.K. and W.J. Mitsch. 2003. Patterns of short-term sedimentation in a freshwater created marsh. Journal of Environmental Quality. Journal of Environmental Quality 32: 325-334.