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  • Laursen, A. E., Seitzinger, S. P., Dekorsey, R., Sanders, J. G., Breitburg, Denise L. and Osman, Richard W. (2002). Multiple stressors in an estuarine system: Effects of nutrients, trace elements, and trophic complexity on benthic photosynthesis and respiration. Estuaries, 25 (1) , 57-69.
  • Boynton, W. R., Hagy, J. D. and Breitburg, Denise L. (2001). Issues of Scale in Land-Margin Ecosystems. Scaling Relations in Experimental Ecology (299-330) Columbia University Press .
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Pihl, L. and Kolesar, S. E. (2001). Effects of low dissolved oxygen on the behavior, ecology and harvest of fishes: a comparison of the Chesapeake and Baltic-Kattegat systems. Coastal Hypoxia: Consequences for Living Resources and Ecosystems (241-267) American Geophysical Union .
  • Purcell, J. E., Breitburg, Denise L., Decker, M. B., Graham, W. M., Youngbluth, M. J. and Raskoff, K. A. (2001). Pelagic cnidarians and ctenophores in low dissolved oxygen environments: A review. Coastal Hypoxia: Consequences for Living Resources and Ecosystems (77-100) American Geophysical Union .
  • Breitburg, Denise L. and Secor, D. . (2000). Habitat Needs Prospectus for a Chesapeake Bay Fisheries Ecosystem Plan. Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Plan Workshop Report, FEP Workshop 12-13 July 2000 .
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Coen, L. D., Luckenbach, M. W., Mann, R., Posey, M. and Wesson, J. A. (2000). Oyster reef restoration: Convergence of harvest and conservation strategies. Journal of Shellfish Research, 19 (1) , 371-377.
  • Keister, J. E., Houde, E. D. and Breitburg, Denise L. (2000). Effects of bottom-layer hypoxia on abundances and depth distributions of organisms in Patuxent River, Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 205 , 43-59.
  • Breitburg, Denise L. (1999). Are three-dimensional structure and healthy oyster populations the keys to an ecologically interesting and important fish community?. Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration. A Synopsis and Synthesis of Approaches (239-250) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Press .
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Rose, K. A. and Cowan, J. H. (1999). Linking water quality to larval survival: predation mortality of fish larvae in an oxygen-stratified water column. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 178 , 39-54.
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Sanders, J. G., Gilmour, Cynthia C., Hatfield, C. A., Osman, Richard W., Riedel, Gerhardt, Seitzinger, S. P. and Sellner, Kevin G. (1999). Variability in responses to nutrients and trace metals, and transmission of stressor effects through an estuarine food web . Limnology and Oceanography, 44 , 837-863.
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Seitzinger, S. and Sanders, J. (1999). The effects of multiple stressors on freshwater and marine ecosystems - Preface. Limnology and Oceanography, 44 (3) , 737-738.
  • Coen, L. D., Luckenbach, M. W. and Breitburg, Denise L. (1999). The role of oyster reefs as essential fish habitat: a review of current knowledge and some new perspectives. Fish Habitat: Essential Fish Habitat and Rehabilitation (438-454) American Fisheries Society .
  • Breitburg, Denise L. (1998). Scaling up from species to ecosystems: functional redundancy and complementarity. Recruitment and population dynamics of coral reef fishes (263-267) CRC Reef Research Centre .
  • Breitburg, Denise L. (1998). Scaling eutrophication effects between species and ecosystems: The importance of variation and similarity among species with similar functional roles. Australian Journal of Ecology, 23 (3) , 280-286.
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Baxter, J., Hatfield, C., Howarth, R. W., Jones, C. G., Lovett, G. M. and Wigand, C. (1998). Understanding effects of multiple stressors: ideas and challenges. Successes, Limitations and Frontiers in Ecosystem Science (416-431) Springer .