CV and Publications







WHNowlin CV (Most Recent)


*, †, ‡ and § denote PhD, Masters, undergraduates and technicians in my lab, respectively

Swink, AP†, BF Schwartz, and WH Nowlin.  In review.  Predicting phosphorus uptake in rivers: local conditions and deviation from global patterns.  Ecology.

Nair, P*, MA Worsham§, MA, AH Everett†, R Gibson, and WH Nowlin.  Accepted pending revision (revisions submitted).  External sexual dimorphism of Heterelmis spp. Sharp (Coleoptera: Elmidae) and evidence of sex ratio disparity for a critically imperiled species.  The Coleopterists Bulletin.

Ortega-Rodriguez, C; MM Chumchal, RW Drenner, J Kennedy, WH Nowlin, B Barst, D Polk, M Hall, E Williams, K Lauck, A Santa-Rios, and N Basu.  In press.  Relationship between methyl mercury contamination and proportion of aquatic and terrestrial prey in diets of seven taxa of shoreline spiders.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

Zawalski, R†, WH Nowlin, A Grubh, K Cottenie, and AN Schwalb.  2018.  Distinctive macroinvertebrate communities in a subtropical river network.  Journal of Freshwater Ecology.  34:135-150.

Olson, J, J Robertson, TM Swannack, RF McMahon, WH Nowlin, and AN Schwalb.  2018.  Dispersal of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) downstream of an invaded reservoir.  Aquatic Invasions.  13:199-209.

Becker, JC*, KJ Rodibaugh†, D Hahn, and WH Nowlin.  2017.  Bacterial carbon metabolism and biogeography in a sub-tropical riverscape.  Hydrobiologia.  792:209-226.

Hutchins, BT, AS Engel, WH Nowlin, and BF Schwartz. 2016. Chemolithoautotrophy supports subterranean food webs and affects diversity and stability in groundwater communities. Ecology. 97:1530-1542.

Diaz, PH†, MRJ Forstner, and WH Nowlin. 2015. Survey of aquatic macroinvertebrates of a national wetland area in Bastrop County, Texas. Texas Journal of Science. 64:57-72.

Diaz, PH†, JN Fries, TH Bonner, MA Alexander, and WH Nowlin. 2015. Mesohabitat associations of the threatened San Marcos salamander (Eurycea nana) across its geographic range. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 25:307-321.

Datri†, CW, CL Pray†, Y Zhang, and WH Nowlin. 2015. Nutrient enrichment scarcely affects ecosystem impacts of a non-native herbivore in a spring-fed river. Freshwater Biology. 60:551-562.  (Special Issue: Synthesizing Ecosystem-Level Effects of Consumer-Driven Nutrient Dynamics in Fresh Waters).

Hutchins, BT, BF Schwartz and WH Nowlin.  2014, Morphological and trophic specialization in a subterranean amphipod assemblage.  Freshwater Biology.  59:2447-2461.

Becker, JC*, KJ Rodibaugh, BJ Labay, TH Bonner, Y Zhang, and WH Nowlin.  2014.  Physiographic gradients determine nutrient concentrations more than land use in a Gulf Slope (USA) river system.  Freshwater Science.  33:731-744.

Brown, DJ, WH Nowlin, E Ozel, I Mali, D Episcopo, MC Jones, and MRJ Forstner. 2013. Comparison of short term low, moderate, and high severity fire impacts to aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem components of a couthern USA mixed pine/hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 312:179-192.

Jones, TA, MM Chumchal, RW Drenner, GN Timmins§, and WH Nowlin.  2013. Bottom-up nutrient and top-down fish impacts on contaminant flux from aquatic ecosystems.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 32:1-7.

Capps, KA, CL Atkinson, A Rugetski, C Baxter, KS Boersma, CC Carey, PB McIntyre, JW Moore, WH Nowlin, and CC Vaughn. 2012. Organized oral session: Impacts of species addition and species loss on ecosystem function in freshwater systems. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 93:402-408.

Brown, DR, B DeVolld, WH Nowlin, and MR Forstner.  2012.  Ants in Houston toad habitat: annual activity and responses to canopy cover and fire.  Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management.  3:870-876.

Scott, SE, CL Pray†, WH Nowlin, and Y Zhang.  2012.  Effects of native and introduced consumers on stream ecosystem function.  Aquatic Sciences.  74:793-808.

Henderson, BL, MM Chumchal, RW Drenner, PH Diaz†, and WH Nowlin.  2012.  Mercury contamination of macroinvertebrates from grassland ponds with and without fish.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  31:870-876.

Becker, JC*, AW Groeger, WH Nowlin, MM Chumchal, and D Hahn.  2011.  Spatial variability in the speciation and bioaccumulation of mercury in an arid subtropical reservoir ecosystem.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  30:2300-2311.

Pound, KL, TH Bonner, WH Nowlin, and DG Huffman.  2011.  Trophic ecology of a nonnative population of suckermouth catfishes (Hypostomus) in a central Texas spring-fed stream.  Environmental Biology of Fishes.  90:277-285.

Davies JM, WH Nowlin, B Matthews, and A Mazumder.  2010. Temporal discontinuity of nutrient limitation in plankton communities. Aquatic Sciences.  72:393-402.

Smith, A†, A Abuzeineh*, MM Chumchal, TH Bonner, and WH Nowlin.  2010.  Mercury contamination of the fish community of a semi-arid and arid river system: Spatial variation and the influence of environmental gradients.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  29:1762-1772.

Caston CB†, WH Nowlin, A Gaulke, and MJ Vanni.  2009.  The relative importance of heterotrophic bacteria to pelagic ecosystem dynamics varies with reservoir trophic state.  2009.  Limnology and Oceanography 54:2143-2156.

Pray, CL*, WH Nowlin, and MJ Vanni.  2009.  Deposition and decomposition of periodical cicadas (Homoptera: Cicadidae) in woodland aquatic systems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 28:181-195.

Nowlin, WH, MJ Vanni and LH Yang.  2008.  Comparing resource pulses in aquatic and terrestrial systems.  Ecology 89:647-659.

Nowlin, WH, MJ González, MHH Stevens, MJ Vanni, MW Fields and JJ Valente.  2007.  Allochthonous subsidy of periodical cicadas affects dynamics and stability of pond communities. Ecology 88:2174-2186.

Nowlin, WH, J-M Davies and A Mazumder.  2007.  Planktonic phosphorus pool sizes and cycling efficiency in coastal and interior British Columbia lakes.  Freshwater Biology 52: 860-877.

Nowlin, WH, RW Drenner, KR Guckenberger, M Lauden, T Alonso, JE Fennell and JL Smith.  2006.  Gape limitation, prey size refuges and the top-down impacts of piscivorous largemouth bass in shallow pond ecosystems.  Hydrobiologia 563: 357-369.

Chumchal, M, WH Nowlin, RW Drenner and S Mann.  2005.  Biomass-dependent effects of common carp on water quality in shallow ponds.  Hydrobiologia 545: 271-277.

Nowlin, WH, JL Evarts and MJ Vanni.  2005.  Release rates and potential fates of nitrogen and phosphorus from sediments in a eutrophic reservoir.  Freshwater Biology 50: 301-322.

Davies, J-M, WH Nowlin and A Mazumder.  2004.  Temporal changes in nitrogen and phosphorus co-deficiency in plankton in lakes of coastal and interior British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61: 1538-1551.