Cathy Pringle, Distinguished Research Professor
Species-community-ecosystem linkages, with a focus on effects of species loss on ecosystem structure and function.
CWT Science Advisory Committee
Primary Organization: University of Georgia
Dr. Catherine Pringle
Odum School of Ecology
308 Biological Sciences Building
Athens, GA 30602
Office Phone: 706.542.4289
FAX Number: 706.542.3344
Web Page: http://pringlelab.ecology.uga.edu/
CWT Data Sets:
4077 (Leaf decomposition in relation to resource characteristics and consumer diversity)
4064 (Patch occupancy of stream fauna across a land cover gradient in the southern Appalachians, USA)
2017 (Consequences of non-random tree species loss on litter mass loss, nutrient dynamics, carbon cycling, and decomposer communities across a terrestrial-aquatic interface at Coweeta Hydrologic Lab, Otto, NC)
4057 (Terrestrial-Stream Biodiversity Litter Processing Datasets from Watershed 20 within the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Otto, NC)
4063 (Terrestrial-Stream Biodiversity Stream Datasets from the Ball Creek Watershed at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Otto, NC)
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CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)
Cecala, K. K., J. C. Maerz, B. J. Halstead, J. R. Frisch, T. L. Gragson, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, D. S. Leigh, C. R. Jackson, J. T. Peterson, and C. M. Pringle. 2018. Multiple drivers, scales, and interactions influence southern Appalachian stream salamander occupancy. Ecosphere 9(3):e02150. 10.1002/ecs2.2150
Stoker, D., A. J. Falkner, K. M. Murray, A. K. Lang, T. R. Barnum, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, M. J. Conroy, R. J. Cooper, and C. M. Pringle. (2017). Decomposition of terrestrial resource subsidies in headwater streams: Does consumer diversity matter? Ecosphere 8(6):e01868. 10.1002/ecs2.1868
Frisch, John R., Peterson, James T., Cecala, Kristen K., Maerz, John C., Jackson, C. Rhett, Gragson, Ted L., and Pringle, Catherine M. 2016. Patch occupancy of stream fauna across a land cover gradient in the southern Appalachians, USA. Hydrobiologia. 773:163-175. doi:10.1007/s10750-016-2695-9.
Vercoe, R., Welch-Devine, M., Hardy, R., Demoss, J., Bonney, S., Allen, K., Brosius, J.P., Charles, D., Crawford, B., Heisel, S., Heynen, N., de JesÃºs-Crespo, R., Nibbelink, N.P., Parker, L., Pringle, C., Shaw, A. and Van Sant, L. 2014. Acknowledging Trade-offs and Understanding Complexity: Exurbanization Issues in Macon County, North Carolina. Ecology and Society. 19(1):http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-05970-190123.
Carter, T., C.R. Jackson, A. Rosemond, C. Pringle, D. Radcliffe, W. Tollner, J. Maerz, D. Leigh. A. Trice. 2009. Beyond the urban gradient: barriers and opportunities for timely studies of urbanization effects on aquatic ecosystems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 28(4):1038-1050
Kominoski, J.S., Hoellein, T.J., Kelly, J.J., Pringle, C.M. 2009. Does mixing litter of different qualities alter stream microbial diversity and functioning on individual litter species? Oikos. 118: 457 - 463
Kominoski, J.S., T.J. Hoellein, C.J. Leroy, C.M. Pringle, C.M. Swan. 2010. Beyond Species Richness: Expanding Biodiversity Ecosystem Functioning Theory In Detritus-Based Streams. River Research and Applications 26:67-75.
Marcelo Ardon, Catherine M. Pringle and Susan L. Eggert (2009) Does leaf chemistry differentially affect breakdown in tropical vs temperate streams? Importance of standardized analytical techniques to measure leaf chemistry. Journal of the North American Benthological Society: June 2009, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 440-453.
Gardiner, N., Sutherland, A. B., Bixby, R. J., Scott, M. C., Meyer, J. L, Helfman, G. S., Benfield, E. F., Pringle, C. M., Bolstad, C. M., and D. N. Wear. 2008. Linking stream and landscape trajectories in the southern Appalachians. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 156(1-4):17-36.
Kominoski, J.S., C.M. Pringle, and B.A. Ball. 2008. Invasive woolly adelgid appears to drive seasonal hemlock and carcass inputs to a detritus-based stream. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereinigung fÃ¼r theoretische und angewandte Limnologie 30(1):109-112
Freeman, M.C., Pringle, C.M., Jackson, C.R. 2007. Hydrologic Connectivity and the Contribution of Stream Headwaters to Ecological integrity at Regional Scales. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 43(1): 5-14.
Kominoski, J.S., C.M. Pringle, B.A. Ball, M.A. Bradford, D.C. Coleman, D.B. Hall, and M.D. Hunter. 2007. Nonadditive effects of leaf litter species diversity on breakdown dynamics in a detritus-based stream. Ecology. 88(5): 1167-1176.
Ardon, M., Pringle, C.M., Eggert, S.L. 2009. Does leaf chemistry differentially affect breakdown in tropical vs temperate streams? Importance of standardized analytical techniques to measure leaf chemistry. North American Benthological Society, 28(2):440-
Schofield, K.A., C.M. Pringle, and J.L. Meyer. 2004. Effects of increased bedload on algal- and detrital-based stream food webs: Experimental manipulation of sediment and macroconsumers. Limnology and Oceanography, 49(4): 900â€“909
Clark, J.S., S.R. Carpenter, M. Barber, S. Collins, A. Dobson, J.A. Foley, D.M. Lodge, M. Pascual, R. Pielke Jr., W. Pizer, C. Pringle, and W. Reid. 2001. Ecological Forecasts: An Emerging Imperative. Science. 293: 657-660.
Pringle, C.M., R. Naiman, G. Bretschko, J. Karr, M. Oswood, J. Webster, R. Welcomme, and M. Winterbourn. 1988. Patch dynamics in lotic systems: the stream as a mosaic. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 7(4): 503-524.
Books and Book Sections
Webster, J.R., Benfield, E.F., Cecala, K.K., Chamblee, J.F., Dehring, C.A., Gragson, T.L., Cymerman, J.H., Jackson, C.R., Knoepp, J.D., Leigh, D.S., Maerz, J.C., Pringle, C., Valett, H.M., 2012. Water Quality and Exurbanization in Southern Appalachian Streams. In River Conservation and Management (Chapter on Catchment Conservation, Ecosystem Integrity and Threats to River Systems). P.J. Boon and P.J. Raven, eds. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., p. 91-107
Conference Posters and Presentations
Dudley, M.P, S.Wenger, R. Jackson, K.J. Elliott, C.F. Miniat, and C.M. Pringle. 2018. Stream basal resources exhibit short-term resilience following reach-scale removal of a dominant riparian shrub. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, May 20-24, Detroit, MI.
Dudley, M.P., Wenger, S., Elliott, K.J., Miniat, C.F., Pringle, C.M. 2018. Can top-down control of algal and detrital resources by crayfish mediate the effect of removing a dense riparian shrub, Rhododendron maximum, in headwater streams? ESA Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2018. New Orleans, LA.
Jackson, C.R., J.R. Webster, K.K. Cecala, J.R. Frisch, J.E. Kirsch, J.C. Maerz, D.S. Leigh, J.T. Peterson, C.M. Pringle, and J.D. Knoepp. 2018. Hydrologic, Morphologic, and Water Quality Effects of Rural Development in Streams of the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, May 20-24, Detroit, MI.