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Journal papers

Albert S., Hedberg P., Motwani NH., Sjöling S, Winder M, Nascimnto FJA (2021) Phytoplankton settling quality has a subtle but significant effect on sediment microeukaryotic and bacterial communities. Sci Rep 11, 24033.

Novotny A, Zamora-Terol S, Winder M (2021) DNA metabarcoding reveals trophic niche diversity of micro and mesozooplankton species. Proc. R. Soc. B.2882021090820210908

Zamora-Terol S, Novotny A, Winder M (2020) Reconstructing marine plankton food web interactions using DNA metabarcoding. Molecular Ecology.

Karlsson K,  Winder M (2020) Adaptation potential of the copepod Eurytemora affinis to a future warmer Baltic SeaEcology and Evolution.: 1– 17.

Burian A, Nielsen JM, Hansen T, Bermudez R, Winder M (2020) The potential of fatty acid isotopes to trace trophic transfer in aquatic food-webs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

Griffiths JR, Lehtinen S, Suikkanen S, Winder M (2020) Limited evidence for common interannual trends in Baltic Sea summer phytoplankton biomass. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0231690.

Burian A, Nielsen J, Winder M (2020) Food quantity-quality interactions and their impact on consumer behavior and trophic transfer. Ecological Monographs 90

Hjerne O, Hajdu S, Larsson U, Downing A, Winder M (2019) Climate driven changes in timing, composition and size of the Baltic Sea phytoplankton spring bloom. Frontiers in Marine Science 6, 482

Angeler D, Allen C, Twidwell D, Winder M (2019) Discontinuity analysis reveals alternative community regimes during phytoplankton succession. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 139

Costalago D, Bauer B, Tomczak MT, Lundström K, Winder M (2018) The necessity of a holistic approach when managing marine mammal-fisheries interactions. Environment and fisheries impact are stronger than seal predation. Ambio.

Hedberg P, Tomband F, Gullström M, Jiddawi NS, Winder M (2018) Fish larvae distribution among different habitats in coastal East Africa. Journal of Fish Biology.

Havenhand JN, Filipsson HL, Niiranen S, Troell M, Crépin AS, Jagers S, Langlet D, Matti S, Turner D, Winder M, deWit P, Anderson LG (2018) Ecological and functional consequences of coastal ocean acidification: Perspectives from the Baltic-Skagerrak System. Ambio.

Reusch, T. B. H., Dierking, J., Andersson, H. C., Bonsdorff, E., Carstensen, J., Casini, M., Cazjkowski, M.,  Hasler, B., Hinsby, K., Hyytiäinen, K. , Johannesson, K., Jomaa, S., Jormalainesn, V., Kuosa, H., Kurland, S., Laikre, L., MacKenzie, B.R., Margonski, P., Melzner, F., Oesterwind, D., Ojaveer, H., Regsgaars, J. C., Sandra, A., Schwarz, G., Tonderski, K., Winder, M., Zandersen, M. (2018). The Baltic Sea as a time machine for the future coastal ocean. Science Advances, 4(5), eaar8195.

Karlsson K, Winder M (2018) Ecosystem effects of morphological and life history traits in two divergent zooplankton populations. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Karlsson K, Puiac S, Winder M (2018) Life history responses to changing temperature and salinity of the Baltic Sea copepod Eurytemora affinis. Marine Biology (2018) 165:30

Burian A, Grosse J, Winder M, Boschker HTS (2018). Nutrient deficiencies and the restriction of compensatory mechanisms in copepods. Functional Ecology. 00:1–12. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.13016.

Winder M, Carstensen J, Galloway AWE, Jakobsen HH and Cloern JE (2017) The land–sea interface: A source of high-quality phytoplankton to support secondary production. Limnol. Oceanogr., 62: S258–S271. doi:10.1002/lno.10650

Tamelander T., K. Spilling, M. Winder (2017) Organic matter export to the seafloor in the Baltic Sea: Drivers of change and future projections. Ambio, doi:10.1007/s13280-017-0930-x.

Huss, M., Bookhagen, B., Huggel, C., Jacobsen, D., Bradley, R., Clague, J., Vuille, M., Buytaert, W., Cayan, D., Greenwood, G., Mark, B., Milner, A., Weingartner, R. and Winder, M. (2017), Towards mountains without permanent snow and ice. Earth’s Future. doi:10.1002/2016EF000514

Winder, M., Bouquet, J.-M., Rafael Bermúdez, J., Berger, S. A., Hansen, T., Brandes, J., Sazhin, A. F., Nejstgaard, J. C., Båmstedt, U., Jakobsen, H. H., Dutz, J., Frischer, M. E., Troedsson, C. and Thompson, E. M. (2017) Increased appendicularian zooplankton alter carbon cycling under warmer more acidified ocean conditions. Limnol. Oceanogr. doi:10.1002/lno.10516

Griffiths, J. R., Kadin, M., Nascimento, F. J. A., Tamelander, T., Törnroos, A., Bonaglia, S., Bonsdorff, E., Brüchert, V., Gårdmark, A., Järnström, M., Kotta, J., Lindegren, M., Nordström, M. C., Norkko, A., Olsson, J., Weigel, B., Žydelis, R., Blenckner, T., Niiranen, S. and Winder, M. (2017) The importance of benthic–pelagic coupling for marine ecosystem functioning in a changing world. Glob Change Biol. doi:10.1111/gcb.13642

Bermúdez R, Larsen A, Riebesell U, Winder M (2016) Ocean acidification affects the transfer of essential biomolecules in a natural plankton community. Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/srep27749

Winder, M., Burian, A., Landry, M. R., Montagnes, D. J. and Nielsen, J. M. (2016), Technical comment on Boersma et al. (2016) Temperature driven changes in the diet preference of omnivorous copepods: no more meat when it’s hotEcology Letters, 19, 45–53. Ecol Lett, 19: 1389–1391. doi:10.1111/ele.12668

Bermúdez R, Winder M, Stuhr A, Almén AK, Enström-Öst J, Riebesell U, (2016) Effect of ocean acidification on the structure and fatty acid composition of a natural plankton community in the Baltic Sea. Biogeosciences. doi:10.5194/bg-2015-669

Burian A, Schagerl M, Yasindi A, Singer G, Kaggwa MN, Winder M (2016) Benthic-pelagic coupling drives non-seasonal zooplankton blooms and restructures energy flows in shallow tropical lakes. Limnology and Oceanography. doi: 10.1002/lno.10241

Angeler DG, Allen CR, Garmestani, AS, Gunderson LH, Hjerne O, Winder M (2015) Quantifying the adaptive cycle. PlosOne. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146053

Griffiths JR, Hajdu S, Hjerne O, Larsson U, Downing A, Winder M (2015) Coastal and offshore phytoplankton community interactions and environmental sensitivity differ in the northern Baltic Sea. Oikos. DOI: 10.1111/oik.02405

Nielsen J.M. and Winder M. (2015) Seasonal dynamics of zooplankton resource use revealed by carbon amino acid stable isotope values. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 531, 143–154. doi: 10.3354/meps11319

Galloway A. W. E., and Winder M (2015) Partitioning the Relative Importance of Phylogeny and Environmental Conditions on Phytoplankton Fatty Acids. PLoS One 10:e0130053–23.

Bermúdez R, Feng Y , Roleda M Y, Tatters A O, Hutchins D A, Larsen T, Boyd PW, Hurd C L, Riebesell U, Winder M (2015) Long-Term Conditioning to Elevated pCO2 and Warming Influences the Fatty and Amino Acid Composition of the Diatom Cylindrotheca fusiformis. PLoS One 10:e0123945–15.

Nielsen JM, Popp BN, and Winder M  (2015) Meta‐analysis of amino acid stable nitrogen isotope ratios for estimating trophic position in marine organisms. Oecologia: DOI: 10.1007/s00442-015-3305-7.

Kratina P, Winder M (2015) Biotic invasions can alter nutritional composition of zooplankton communities. OIKOS. DOI: 10.1111/oik.02240

Golz AL, Burian A, Winder M (2015) Stoichiometric regulation in micro- and mesozooplankton. Journal of Plankton Research. Doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbu109

Downing A, Hajdu S, Hjerne O, Otto S, Blenckner T, Larsson U, Winder M (2014) Zooming in on size distribution patterns underlying species co-existence in Baltic Sea phytoplankton. Ecology Letters. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12327

Kratina P, Mac Nally R, Kimmerer WJ, Thomson JR, Winder M (2014) Human-induced biotic invasions and changes in plankton interaction networks. Journal of Applied Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12266.

Gilbert B, TD Tunney, KS McCann, JP DeLong, DA Vasseur, V Savage, JB Shurin, AI Dell, BT Barton, CDG Harley, HM Kharouba, P Kratina, JL Blanchard, C Clements, M Winder, HS Greig, and MI O’Connor (2014) A bioenergetic framework for the temperature dependence of trophic interactions. Ecology Letters, doi: 10.1111/ele.12307.

Rossoll D, Sommer U & Winder M (2013) Community interactions dampen acidification effects in a coastal plankton systemMar Ecol Prog Ser 486, 37–46.

Winder M (2012) Lake warming mimics fertilization. Nature Climate Change 2:771-772.

Sommer U, Adrian R, Senerpont Domis L, Elser JJ, Gaedke U, Ibelings B, Jeppesen E, Lurling M, Molinero JC, Mooij MW, van Donk E, and Winder M (2012) Beyond the Plankton Ecology Group (PEG) model: mechanisms driving plankton succession. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 43:429-448.

Rossoll D, Bermúdez R, Hauss H, Schulz, KG, Riebesell U, Sommer U, Winder M (2012) Ocean acidification-induced food quality deterioration constrains trophic transfer. PLoS One 7, e34737.

Winder M, Berger SA, Lewandowska A, Aberle N, Sommer U, Diehl S (2012) Spring phenological responses of marine and freshwater plankton to changing temperature and light conditionsMarine Biology. 159:2491–2501.

Sommer U, Adrian R, Bauer B, Winder M (2012) The response of temperate aquatic ecosystems to global warming: novel insights from a multidisciplinary project. Marine Biology. 159:2367–2377.

Winder M, Sommer U (2012) Phytoplankton response to a changing climate. Invited review for Hydrobiologia, DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1149-2.

Cloern J, Jassby AD, Carstensen J, Bennet WA, Kimmer W, Mac Nally R, Schoellhamer DH, Winder M (2012) Perils of correlating CUSUM-transformed variables to infer ecological relationships (Breton et al. 2006, Glibert 2010). Limnology and Oceanography. 57: 665-668.

Winder M, Jassby AD, R Mac Nally (2011) Synergies between climate anomalies and hydrological modifications facilitate biotic invasions. Ecology Letters. 14: 749–757.

Cloern JE, DiLorenzo M, Hieb K, Largier J, Jacobson T, Jassby AD, Meiring W, Peterson B, Powell Z, Sanso B, Stacey M, Winder M (2010) Biological communities in San Francisco Bay track North Pacific Climate patterns. Geophysical Research Letters. 37: L21602.

Winder M, Jassby AD (2011) Shifts in zooplankton community structure: Implications for food-web processes in the upper San Francisco Estuary. Estuaries and Coasts. 34: 675-690. Recommended by Faculty of 1000 Biology

Winder M, Cloern JE (2010) The annual cycles of phytoplankton biomass. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 365: 3215-3226. Recommended by Faculty of 1000 Biology

Shurin JB, Winder M, Adrian R, Keller W, Matthews B, Paterson AM, Paterson MJ, Pinel-Alloul B, Rusak JA & Yan ND (2010) Environmental stability and lake zooplankton diversity – contrasting effects of chemical and thermal variability. Ecology Letters. 13, 453 – 463.

Winder M, Schindler DE, Essington TE, Litt AH (2009) Disrupted seasonal clockwork in the population dynamics of a freshwater copepod by climate warming. Limnology and Oceanography. 54: 2493-2505.

Adrian R, O’Reilly CM, Zagarese H, Baines SB, Hessen DO, Keller W, Livingstone DM, Sommaruga, Straile D., Van Donk E, Weyhenmeyer GA, Winder M (2009). Lakes as sentinels of climate change. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 2283-2297.

Winder M (2009) Photosynthetic picoplankton dynamics in Lake Tahoe: temporal and spatial niche partitioning among prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Journal of Plankton Research. 31: 1307-1320.

Rose KC, Williamson CE, Schladow SG, Winder M, Oris JT (2009). Patterns of spatial and temporal variability of UV transparency in Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada. Journal of Geophysical Research. 114.

Winder M, Reuter JE, Schladow SG (2009) Climate warming favours small-sized pelagic diatoms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 276: 427-435. This paper is featured in Nature’s Research Highlights. Nature 455, 568 (2008). Recommended by Faculty of 1000 Biology.

Hunter DA, Winder M (2008) Long-term changes of the chrysophyte population in Lake Tahoe. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereinigung für theoretische und angewandte Limnologie. 30: 1051–1055.

Winder M, Hunter DA (2008) Temporal organization of phytoplankton communities linked to chemical and physical forcing. Oecologia. 156: 179–192.

Kamenir Y, Winder M, Schladow G (2008) Lake Tahoe vs. Lake Kinneret phytoplankton: comparison of long-term taxonomic size structure consistency. Aquatic Sciences, 70: 195-203.

Shurin JB, Arnott SE, Hillebrand H, Longmuir A, Pinel-Alloul B, Winder M, Yan ND (2007) Diversity-stability relationship depends on latitude in zooplankton. Ecology Letters, 10: 127-134.

Winder M, Schindler DE, Moore JW, Johnson SP, Palen WJ (2005) Do bears facilitate transfer of salmon resources to aquatic macroinvertebrate? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 62: 2285-2293.

Jeppesen E, Sondergaard M, Jensen AP, Havens K, and 27 others including Winder M (2005) Lakes’ response to reduced nutrient loading – an analysis of contemporary data from 35 European and North American long term studies. Freshwater Biology, 50: 1747-1771.

Winder M, Schindler DE (2004) Climate change uncouples trophic interactions in a lake ecosystem. Ecology, 85: 2100–2106.

Winder M, Schindler DE (2004) Climatic effects on the phenology of lake processes. Global Change Biology, 10: 1844–1856.

Arhonditsis GB, Winder M, Brett MT, Schindler DE (2004) Uncovering patterns and mechanisms of phytoplankton variability in Lake Washington. Water Research, 38: 4013–4027.

Winder M, Spaak P, Mooij WM (2004) Trade offs in Daphnia habitat selection. Ecology, 85: 2027–2036.

Winder M, Bürgi HR, Spaak P (2003) Factors regulating zooplankton succession in a high-mountain lake. Freshwater Biology, 48: 795-809.

Winder M, Boersma M, Spaak P (2003) On the cost of vertical migration: are feeding conditions really worse at deeper depth? Freshwater Biology, 48: 383-393.

Winder M, Spaak P, Buergi HR (2003) Seasonal vertical distribution of phytoplankton and copepods in a high-mountain lake. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 158: 197-213.

Winder M, Spaak P (2002) Effects of natural UV radiation on the life history of alpine Daphnia. Verhandlungen Internationale Vereinigung für theoretische und angewandte Limnologie, 28: 355-359.

Winder M, Monaghan MT, Spaak P (2001) Have human impacts changed alpine zooplankton diversity over the past 100 years? Arctic Antarctic and Alpine Research, 33: 467-475.

Winder M, Spaak P (2001) Carbon as an indicator of Daphnia condition in an alpine lake. Hydrobiologia, 442: 269-278

Winder M, Pehofer HE, Füreder L (2000) Distribution patterns of benthic crustaceans in a formerly meromictic lake with changing trophic conditions (Lake Piburg, Tyrol, Austria). Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 147: 519-533.

Book Contributions

Winder M, Varpe Ø. 2020. Interactions in plankton food webs: seasonal succession and phenology of Baltic Sea zooplankton. pp 162-191. In: Teodósio MA, Barbosa AB [eds.] Zooplankton Ecology. CRC Press. book description preview

Winder M. (2012) Life in warming waters: Plankton food web response to climate change. In: Advances in Aquatic Research. Review for Global Research Network. In press.

Winder M (2006) Sunfishes. In: Invasive Species in the Pacific Northwest. Boersma DP, Reichard SH, Van Buren AN (eds). The University of Washington Press, Seattle and London.


Winder M, Reuter J, Schladow G  (2010) Clear Lake historical data analysis. Report. University of California, Davis.

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