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Ane Kirstine Brunbjerg; Jeannine Cavender-Bares; Wolf L. Eiserhardt; Rasmus Ejrnaes; Lonnie W. Aarssen; Hannah L. Buckley; Estelle Forey; Florian Jansen; Jens Kattge; Cynthia Lane; Roy A. Lubke; Angela T. Moles; Ana Laura Monserrat; Robert K. Peet; Julissa Roncal; Louise Wootton; Jens-Christian Svenning. 2014. Multi-scale phylogenetic structure in coastal dune plant communities across the globe . Journal of Plant Ecology  doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtt069

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Wootton L. and Rowe P.  (Editors).  2011 Proceedings of the Conference on Invasive Species In Coastal Dunes and Maritime Forests.  NJ Sea Grant Publication.

i Baskin, L and Wootton, L.  Initial comparison of arthropod communities of the invasive Asiatic sand sedge (Carex kobomugi) and native American beach grass (Ammophila breviligulata) in New Jersey coastal dunes.

i Burkitt, J and Wootton. L. Impact of the Invasive Carex kobomugi on Native Dune Plant Populations in Undisturbed and Disturbed Areas of the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreational Area.

i Edelhauser, B. and Wootton L.  The Influence of Nitrogen Deposition on the Competition between the Native Ammophila breviligulata  and the Exotic, Invasive Carex kobomugi. 

i Mack, K, Baskin, L. and Wootton, L.  Health and vigor of seaside goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens) in Ammophila breviligulata relative to that in Carex kobomugi-dominated dune systems at Sandy Hook, New Jersey

i McCort, J.  Wootton, L., Ferren, W.R. and Walker, R.  A Modest Proposal to Control and Eradicate Carex kobomugi (Asiatic sand sedge) from Habitat for Rare, Threatened and Endangered Species in New Jersey’s Coastal Dunes.

i Wootton, L.  Postcards from the Sedge: The Biology of the Invasive Asiatic Sand Sedge (Carex kobomugi) and its Spread in New Jersey's Coastal Dunes.

i Wootton, L.   Rapid Expansion of the Large-Headed Sedge, Carex macrocephala, at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Monmouth County, New Jersey. 

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Wootton, L.  2011. Combatting Carex:  Ten Years of Tracking an Invader.  The Jersey Shoreline 27(4).

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Burkitt, J and Wootton L.  2011. Effects of Disturbance and Age of Invasion on the Impact of the Invasive Sand Sedge, Carex kobomugi, on Native Dune Plant Populations in New Jersey's Coastal Dunes.  J. Coastal Research 27(1):182-193

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Wootton, LS.  2009. Waging War Against Invasive Species. The Jersey Shoreline.  Vol. 26 No. 2

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C. Fencik and L. Wootton.  Effects of Temperature, Rainfall and UV Radiation on Bacterial Contamination of the Metedeconk River in the Barnegat Bay Estuary. In revision for The Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences.  

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Wootton, L.S. 2007.  First observation of Carex macrocephala  on the Atlantic coast of North America.  Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 134(1): 126-134

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Wootton L, Halsey S, Bevaart K, McGough A, Ondreika J and Patel P. 2005. When Invasive Species Have Benefits as Well as Costs:  Managing Carex kobomugi (Asiatic sand sedge) in New Jersey’s Coastal Dunes.  Biological Invasions.  7:1017-27.

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Wootton, LS. 2003.  Spread rate and changes in species diversity associated with the introduced Asiatic sand sedge, Carex kobomugi, in New Jersey coastal dune communities 5-page Extended Abstract.  Coastal Zone 2003 Conference Proceedings.

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McGough A, Bevaart K, Ondreika J, Patel P, Wootton L.  2003.  Effectiveness of low-impact management strategies for eradication of Carex kobomugi (Asian sand sedge) from dune communities within New Jersey’s coastal parks.  5-page Extended Abstract. Coastal Zone 2003 Conference Proceedings.

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Wootton, LS. 2002.  Chance Conversation Plants the Seed for NJ Sea Grant Research Project.    The Jersey Shoreline.  Winter edition.  pp. 12-14.  (Reprinted in the Spring 2003 Court Pride as “Space Invaders: Hunting for Aliens on New Jersey’s Coastal Dunes’)

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Wootton, LS. 2001. Taxonomic Identification of Organisms to Species, an On-Line Lab Activity to support "Integrated Principles of Zoology".  Hickman, Hickman and Kats.  McGraw Hill Co. Inc.

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Wootton, LS., M.B. Stockton, P. Burns, J. Thompson and S. Cummings. 2001. Author Original  Materials for a Customized Laboratory Manual for Georgian Court College to Accompany  "Inquiry into Life".   McGraw Hill Co. Inc.

Theses

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Wootton, L.S. 1996.  Comparative analysis of protein and energy availability in aquatic plant detritus as a function of degree of degradation.  Ph.D. Thesis.  University of Maryland.

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Wootton,  L.S. 1989.  Salt-flocculated organic materials as a food source in estuarine food webs.  MS. Thesis. University of British Columbia.

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Wootton, L.S. 1986. Benthic microalgae of a Wolfville salt-marsh.  BS.  Honors Thesis. Acadia University.

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