Publications

2009       Etterson, M.A., G.J. Niemi, and N.P. Danz.  Estimating the effects of detection heterogeneity and overdispersion on trends estimated from avian point counts.  Ecological Applications 19(8):2049-2066.

2009       Johnston, C.A., T. Brown, T. Hollenhorst, P. Wolter, N. Danz, G. Niemi. GIS in Support of Ecological Indicator Development. Pages 1095-1114 in M. Madden, ed. Manual of Geographic Information Systems. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, MD.

2009      Trebitz, A.S., J.C. Brazner, N.P. Danz, M. Pearson, G. Peterson, D. Tanner, D. Taylor, C. West, and T. Hollenhorst.  Geographic, anthropogenic, and site-specific habitat influences on Great Lakes coastal wetland fish assemblages.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66:1328-1342.

2009      Niemi, G.J., V. Brady, T. Brown, N.P. Danz, D. Ghioca, J.M. Hanowski, T. Hollenhorst, R. Howe, L.B. Johnson, C.A. Johnston, and E. Reavie.  Development of ecological indicators for the U.S. Great Lakes Coastal Region - a summary of applications in Lake Huron.  Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 12(1):77-89.

2008      Vora, R., S. Lerol, and N.P. Danz.  Multi-species planting and other reforestation practices to restore within-stand diversity in northeastern Minnesota, USA.  Ecological Restoration 26(4):340-349.

2008      Reavie, E.D., G.V. Sgro, N.P. Danz, R.P. Axler, A.R. Kireta, J.C. Kingston, and T.P. Hollenhorst.   Comparison of simple and multimetric diatom-based indices for Great Lakes coastline disturbance. Journal of Phycology 44:787-802.

2008      Morrice, J.A., N.P. Danz, R.R. Regal, J.R. Kelly, G.J. Niemi, E.D. Reavie, T. Hollenhorst, R.P. Axler, A.S. Trebitz, A.M. Cotter, and G.S. Peterson. Human influences on water quality in Great Lakes wetlands.  Environmental Management 41:347-357.

2007      Brady, V.J., J.J.H. Ciborowski, L.B. Johnson, N.P. Danz, J.D. Holland, D.H. Breneman, and J.P. Gathman.  Optimizing Fishing Time: One vs. Two-Night Fyke Net Sets in Great Lakes Coastal Systems.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 33(Special Issue 3):236-244.

2007       Brazner, J.C., N.P. Danz, G.J. Niemi, R.R. Regal, T. Hollenhorst, G. Host, T. Brown, A.S. Trebitz,  C.A. Johnston, E.D. Reavie, R.W. Howe,  J.M. Hanowski, L.B. Johnson, J.J.H. Ciborowski, and G.V. Sgro.  Responsiveness of Great Lakes wetland indicators to human disturbances at multiple spatial scales: a multi-assemblage assessment.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 33(Special Issue 3):42-66.

2007      Hanowski, J.M., N. Danz, R.W. Howe, R.R. Regal, and G.J. Niemi. Considerations for monitoring breeding bird communities in Great Lakes coastal wetlands.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 33(Special Issue 3):245-252.

2007       Howe, R.W., R.R. Regal, J.M. Hanowski, G.J. Niemi, N.P. Danz, and C. Smith.  An index of ecological condition based on bird assemblages in Great Lakes coastal wetlands.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 33(Special Issue 3):93-105.

2007       Niemi, G.J., J.R. Kelly, and N.P. Danz.  Environmental indicators for the coastal region of the North American Great Lakes: introduction and prospectus.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 33(Special Issue 3):1-12. 

2007       Kireta, A.M., E.D. Reavie, N.P. Danz, R.P. Axler, G.V. Sgro, J.C. Kingston, T.N. Brown, and T. Hollenhorst. Coastal geomorphic and lake variability in the Laurentian Great Lakes: implications for a diatom-based monitoring tool.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 33(Special Issue 3):136-153.

2007       Howe, R.W., R.R. Regal, G.J. Niemi, N.P. Danz, and J.M. Hanowski.  A probability-based indicator of ecological condition.  Ecological Indicators 7:793-806.

2007       Hanowski, J., N. Danz, R. Howe, and G. Niemi.  Consideration of geography and wetland geomorphic type in the development of Great Lakes coastal wetland bird indicators.  EcoHealth 4:194-205.

2007       Danz, N.P., G.J. Niemi, R.R. Regal, T. Hollenhorst, L.B. Johnson, J.M. Hanowski, R. Axler, J.J.H. Ciborowski, T. Hrabik, V.J. Brady, J.R. Kelly, J.A. Morrice, J.C. Brazner, R.W. Howe, C.A. Johnston, and G.E. Host.  Integrated gradients of anthropogenic stress in the U.S. Great Lakes basin.  Environmental Management 39(5):631-647.

2007       Sgro, G.V., E.D. Reavie, J.C. Kingston, A.R. Kireta, M.J. Ferguson, N.P. Danz, and J.R. Johansen.  A diatom quality index from a diatom-based total phosphorus inference model.  Environmental Bioindicators 2(1):15-34.

2007       Brazner, J.C., N.P. Danz, G.J. Niemi, R.R. Regal, Trebitz, A.S.,  R.W. Howe, J.M. Hanowski, L.B. Johnson, J.J.H. Ciborowski, C.A. Johnston, E.D. Reavie, V.J. Brady, and G.V. Sgro.  Evaluation of geographic, geomorphic, and human influences on Great Lakes wetland indicators: a multi-assemblage approach.  Ecological Indicators 7:610-635.

2007       Hanowski, J., N. Danz, J. Lind.  Breeding bird response to riparian forest management: nine years post harvest.  Forest Ecology and Management. 241:272-277.

2006       Hill, B.J., C.M. Elonen, T.M. Jicha, A.M. Cotter, A.S. Trebitz, and N.P. Danz.  Sediment microbial enzyme activity in Great Lakes coastal wetlands.  Freshwater Biology 51:1670-1683.

2006       Reavie, E.D., R.P. Axler, G.V. Sgro, J.C. Kingston, A.R. Kireta, T.N. Brown, N.P. Danz, and T.P. Hollenhorst.  Diatom-based weighted-averaging models for Great Lakes coastal water quality: relationships to watershed characteristics.  Journal of Great Lakes Research 32:321-347.

2006       Hanowski, J., N. Danz, and J. Lind.  Response of breeding bird communities to forest harvest around seasonal ponds in northern forests, USA.  Forest Ecology and Management 229:63-72.

2005       Hanowski, J.M, J. Lind, N. Danz, G.J. Niemi, and T. Jones. Regional breeding bird monitoring in western Great Lakes national forests.  Pages 974-981 in Ralph, C.J., and T.D. Rich, editors.  Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners In Flight Conference.  2002 March 20-24; Asilomar, California; Volume 2.  General Technical Report PSW-GTR-191.  Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 643 p.

2005       Hanowski, J., N. Danz, J. Lind and G. Niemi. Breeding bird response to varying amounts of basal area retention in riparian buffers.  Journal of Wildlife Management 69:689-698.

2005       Danz, N.P., R.R. Regal, G.J. Niemi, V.J. Brady, T. Hollenhorst, L.B. Johnson, G.E. Host, J.M. Hanowski, C.A. Johnston, T. Brown, J. Kingston, and J.R. Kelly.  Environmentally stratified sampling design for the development of Great Lakes environmental indicators.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 102:41-65. 

2004       Lind, J., N. Danz, M.T. Jones, J.M. Hanowski, and G.J. Niemi.  Forest bird population trends in Minnesota, 1991 to 2002.  The Loon 75:182-188.

2004       Niemi, G.J., J.M. Hanowski, J.M., N. Danz, R. Howe, M.T. Jones, J. Lind, and D. Mladenoff.    Hierarchical scales in landscape responses by forest birds.  Landscape Ecology and Wildlife Habitat Evaluation: Critical Information for Ecological Risk Assessment, Land-Use Management Activities, and Biodiversity Enhancement Practices, ASTM STP 1458, L.A. Kapustka, H. Gilbraith, M. Luxon, and G.R. Biddinger, Editors, American Society for Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA, 2004.

2003       Hanowski, J., N. Danz, J. Lind, and G. Niemi.  Breeding bird response to forest harvest and harvest equipment.  Forest Ecology and Management 174:315-328.

2003       Lind, J., N. Danz, M.T. Jones, J.M. Hanowski, and G.J. Niemi.  Forest bird population trends on the Chequamegon National Forest (1992-2002).  Passenger Pigeon 65(4):233-244.

1999       Schimpf, D.J. and N.P. Danz.  Light transmission through leaf litter: variation among northern hardwood trees. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 97:103-111.