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Alin, S.R.*, and Cohen, A.S., 2000. "Calibrating the paleoecological record of diversity turnover in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa" 8th International Paleolimnology Symposium. Kingston, Ontario, Abstract w/prog.

Alin, S.R.*, Cohen, A.S., Palacios-Fest, M., Msaky, E., Dettman, D. and McKee, B., 2000. A multi-indicator study of watershed disturbance and paleoecological change in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa, through c. 500 years. AGU 2000 Annual Fall Meeting Abstract w/prog. 81(48), F263.

Alin, S.*, A. Cohen, and M. Palacios-Fest, 2001. Paleoecology, biodiversity, and human impact: ostracods as indicators in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. Society for Conservation Biology, 15th Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 6.

Alin, S.R.* and A.S. Cohen., 2001. "Late Holocene records of invertebrate diversity and turnover from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa, and their conservation implications." North American Paleontological Convention, 2001 Program and Abstracts, 21(Supplement to 2), p. 22.

Alin, S.R.*, and A.S. Cohen, 2002.  "Little Ice Age drought history in East Africa." American Quaternary Association, 17th Biennial Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska.

Alin, S.R.*, and Cohen, A.S., 2002. "High-resolution geochemical and paleoecological records of climate change since the Late Glacial at Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." AGU Annual Meeting. Abstract. w/prog.

Alin, S.R.*, and Cohen A.S., 2003. "Ostracode-inferred lake-level history of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa, for the past 2500 years." GSA Annual Meeting (Seattle) Abstract w/prog.

Baldwin, S.M.*, Halfman, J.D., Cohen, A.S., and Plisnier, P.D., 2000. "A preliminary investigation of chlorophyll-a patchiness in Kigoma Bay, Lake Tanganyika, Africa." EOS Trans. AGU, 81 Fall Meet Suppl. F466.

Baldwin, S.*; Halfman, J. D.; and Cohen, A.S., 2001. "A comparison of chlorophyll-a patchiness in Kigoma Bay, Lake Tanganyika Africa and Seneca Lake, Geneva New York." GSA 2001 Annual Meeting. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America. 33; 6, Pages 365.

Bellinger, B.J.*, Cocquyt, C.Z., and O’Reilly, C,M., 2004. "Comparison of tributaries to Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania using benthic diatoms as indicators of eutrophication." North American Benthol. Soc. Ann. Mtg. Abstract w/prog.

Bosch, K., Kamermans, M., and Marijnissen, S.A.E.*, 2004. "Exploring the effects of anthropogenic disturbances on feeding patterns of endemic crabs in Lake Tanganyika. Necov Symposium on Exploitation and Restoration of Tropical Aquatic Ecosystems." October 2004, Vrije Universityersiteit Brussels, Belgium. (poster).

Burce, A.E.*, and O’Reilly, C.M., 2004. "Nutrient limitation in stream algae in forested and deforested watersheds in Tanzanian streams." North American Benthol. Soc. Ann. Mtg. Abstract w/prog.

Cardinal D., L. André, P.-D. Plisnier, K. Lezzar, A. Cohen, M. Eagle*, D. Zilifi* and V. Michelo*, 2001. "High and low resolution geochemical records of the Kalya platform and ridge in Central Lake Tanganyika: Weathering, biological and redox processes." Journal of Conference Abstracts, 6, 763. EUG XI, Strasbourg, France.

Callier, V.*, C.E. Wagner*, E. Michel, and J.A. Todd. 2006. "Geometric morphometrics contrasts geographic variation among four species of endemic gastropods from Lake Tanganyika." Society for the Study of Evolution, Annual Meeting, SUNY Stony Brook, NY.

Caruso, B.* and O'Reilly, C.M., 2003. "The effect of deforestation on stream nutrient concentrations at Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." North American Benthol. Soc. Annual meeting, Abstract w/prog.

Cohen, A.S., 1999. "The Nyanza Project: A research experience for undergraduates (REU) in tropical lake studies." American Society of Limnology And Oceanography, Annual Meeting Abstract, w/prog. p.46.

Cohen, A.S., Lezzar, K.E., Cole, J.E., Dettman, D.L., Eagle, M.*, Michelo, V.*, Zilifi, D.*, Chororoka, K.*, Plisnier, P.D., and Ellis, G.*, 2001. "Paleolimnologic evidence for decadal to centurial scale climate and productivity linkages in Lake Tanganyika." EOS Trans. AGU Fall. Mtg. Suppl. F759.

Cohen, A.S., 2002. "Paleolimnological insights on ecosystem change at Lake Tanganyika. Species in Ancient Lakes (SIAL-3)," Irkutsk, Russia, Abstract, w/prog., p.38.

Cohen, A.S., Lezzar, K.E., Russell, J., Scholz, C.A., Tiercelin, J.J., Gans, C.*, and Helfrich, C.L.*, 2004. "The Lake Tanganyika Accomodation Zone Structural Highs: Probable Archive of Continuous Miocene to Recent Paleoenvironmental and Paleoclimatic Information for East Africa." AGU Annual Meeting Abstract w/prog.

Cohen, A.S., Lezzar, K.E., Michel, E., O’Reilly, C.M., Russell, J.M., Nkotagu, H. and Kimirei, I., 2005. "The Nyanza Project: Interdisciplinary research training in tropical lakes." Pan-REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) 25th Anniversary NSF Workshop, Washington D.C. Abstract w/prog.

Cohen, A. Michel, E., Lezzar, K.E., O’Reilly, C., Russell, J., Nkotagu,H., and Kimerei, I. 2006. "The Nyanza Project: Interdisciplinary Research Training In Tropical Lakes Great Lakes of the World," IVth International Conferance, Bagamoyo, Tanzania, Feb 20-22 Abstract w/prog.

Cohen, A.S., Lezzar, K.E., Michel, E., O’Reilly, C.M., Russell, J.M., Nkotagu, H. and Kimirei, I., 2005. "The Nyanza Project: Interdisciplinary research training in tropical lakes." Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall. Mtg. Suppl. Abstract ED31A-1200.

Corman, J.*, and McIntyre, P.B., 2005. "Littoral nutrient dynamics in Lake Tanganyika." (poster) American Society of Limnology and Oceanography: Abstract w/prog.

Deemer, B.R., Merriam, L.*, and O’Reilly, C.M., 2004. "The influence of land use change on nutrient concentrations and tropical stream community structure during the wet season." North Amer. Benth. Soc. Ann mtg, Abstract w/prog.

Ellis, G.S.*, Scholz, C.A., Katz, B.J., and Swart, P.K., 2002. "Depositional controls on petroleum source-rock potential: Case studies from several African lakes." Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol., 2002 Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog.

Felton, A.A.*, Russell, J.M., Cohen, A.S., Baker, M.E., McGlue, M.M.*, and Lezzar, K.E., 2005. "Geochemical and sedimentological records of Late Quaternary climate change, Lake Tanganyika, tropical East Africa." Eos Trans. AGU 86(52), Fall. Mtg. Suppl. Abstract PP21A-1553.

Gans, C.R.*, Brislen, M.*, Lezzar, K.E., Ellis, G.E.*, Cohen, A.S., Henderson, A.*, Chororoka, K.* 2002. "New Structural Data Constraining the Kinematic Evolution of the Kalya Ridge, Slope and Platform, Lake Tanganyika Rift Basin, East Africa." AAPG Annual Meeting, Convention Abtracts Volume, Houston, TX.

Gans, C.R.*, Lezzar, K.E., Cohen, A.S., Hartwell, R.J.*, Guiles, K.*, Ellis, G.*, Chororoka, K.*, Henderson, A.*, Brislen, M.*, Tiercelin, J.J., and Scholz, C.A., 2003. "A modern analog of horst segmentation and sediment distribution in an active rift basin: Excellent potential paleoclimate drilling site on the Kalya Horst, Southern Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." 3rd Int. Limnogeol. Congress (Tucson) Abstract w/prog., p. 96-97.

Genner, M, E. Michel, D. Erpenbeck, J. Todd, F. Witte, A. Piechocki, 2004. "Molecular evidence uncovers the origins of an endemic :Lake Malawi gastropod radiation." 5th International Symposium on Tropical Biology: African Biodiversity - Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems, Bonn, Germany, May 2004.

Gilbert, D.*, McIntyre, P.B.*, Michel, E., Mulongaibalu, M.*, and Sapp, J.*. 2004. "Responses of herbivorous cichlid fishes to anthropogenic sedimentation in Lake Tanganyika." (poster) Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog.

Guiles, K.*, Hartwell, R.J.*, Stager, J.C., Cohen, A., Lezzar, K., Ellis, G.*, and Chororoka, K.*, 2003. "NYANZA Project comparisons of diatom population records between two slope environments, North and South Mahale Mountains, Lake Tanganyika, East Africa: Implications for paleoclimatic interpretations." ASLO National Meeting Abstract w/prog.

Hartwell, R. J.*, Guiles, K. A.*, Meagan, J. E.*, Ellis, G. S.*, Lezzar, K. E., Cohen, A. S., Zilifi, D.*, and Chororoka, C.* Organic Carbon Contrast Between The Kalya Ridge and Slope, Lake Tanganyika, East African Rift. AAPG Annual Convention 2002, Houston, Abstracts Volume.

Hartwell, R.J.*, Cohen, A.S., Lezzar, K.E., Guiles, K.*, Gans, C.R.*, Ellis, G.S.*, Michelo, V.*, Chororoka, K.*, Eagle, M.* and Zilifi, D.*, 2003. "Organic carbon variability as a paleoclimate indicator at the Kalya Ridge and slope of Lake Tanganyika: Results from the 2001 Nyanza Project field season."  American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Abstract w/prog., p. 63.

Hasiotis, S.T., Kennedy, D. *, Todd, J.A., and Michel, E., 2005. "Preliminary report on modern organism traces from the supralittoral to sublittoral zone in Kigoma Bay, Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania." American Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog.

Hinkley, K. *, Michel, E. and Sarikaya, M., 2001. "The microstructure of gastropod shell repair: An Evolutionary ecological and  biomemetic study of Lavigeria from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." World Congress of Malacology, Vienna, Abstract w/prog. p. 155.

Hinkley, K. *, Michel, E. and Sarikaya, M. 2002. "The microstructure of gastropod shell repair," Murdock Partners in Science Conference, San Diego, CA, Jan. 2002.

Hintz, T. * and McIntyre, P.B., 2005. "Variation in nutrient excretion by an algivorous fish in Lake Tanganyika." Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference, Abstract w/prog.  Penn State University, Mar 18-20, 2005.

Huntington, B. * and Michel, E., 2004. "Biodiversity and Habitat Complexity: Niche Differentiation in an African Lake." EPA Star Graduate Fellowship Conference.

Huntington, B.E.*, Michel, E., McIntyre, P., Vadeboncoeur, Y, and Thoms, T.* 2004. "Biodiversity and Habitat Complexity: Gastropods in an African Rift Lake." Western Soc. Naturalists Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog.

Jonkers, A.C., Marijnissen, S.A.E. * and Michel, E. (2003). "Chela functional morphology of endemic freshwater crabs from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." The Crustacean Society Summer Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, USA. June 1-5, 2003. (poster).

Kingma, I. and Michel, E., 2001. "Life History Variation and Sexual Dimorphism in the Lavigeria (Thiaridae) species flock of Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania)." World Congress of Malacology, Vienna, Abstract w/prog. p.172.

Kuh, J. and E. Michel. 2004. "Comparative population genetics of sympatric sister species with contrasting life histories among endemic gastropods from Lake Tanganyika." 5th International Symposium on Tropical Biology: African Biodiversity - Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems, Bonn, Germany, May 2004.

Lezzar, K.E. and Scholz, C.A., 2001. "Structural Segmentation and Seismic Stratigraphy of the Kavala Island Ridge Accommodation Zone and Its Adjacent Half-Grabens, Lake Tanganyika, East African Rift System. " Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol., Annual Convention, Denver, CO, Abstract w/prog.

Lombardozzi, D. * and O’Reilly, C.M., 2004. "The effect of deforestation on stream nutrient composition in tributaries to Lake Tanganyika." North Amer. Benthol. Soc. Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog.

Marijnissen, S.A.E. * and Michel, E. (2004). Using stable isotope analyses to reveal trophic partitioning among Lake Tanganyika endemic freswater crabs. Necov Symposium on Exploitation and Restoration of Tropical Aquatic Ecosystems. October 2004, Vrije Universityersiteit Brussels, Belgium. (oral presentation).

Marijnissen, S.A.E. * and Michel, E. 2003." Resource partitioning among endemic crabs from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa". The Crustacean Society Summer Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, USA. June 1-5, 2003. (oral presentation).

Marijnissen, S.A.E. * and Michel, E. (2002). "Endemic crabs and anthropogenic sedimentation, in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Aquatic Ecosystem and Health Management Society meeting: Comparing Great Lakes of the World (GLOW III), Arusha International Conference Centre, Arusha, Tanzania, February 18-20, 2002.

Marijnissen, SAE*, E. Michel. 2004. "Enigmatic endemics: Molecular phylogenetic relationships of Lake Tanganyika crabs." Linnean Soc. Young Systematists Forum, London, UK, Dec. 2004.

Marijnissen, SAE*, AJ Pereira Pagarete and E. Michel. 2005."Phylogenetic relationships of a starburst radiation of African freshwater crabs: clues from morphology and molecules." International Crustacean Congress (ICC6), Glasgow, Scotland.

Marijnissen, S.A.E. *, Michel, E., Pereira, A.J., Bosch, K., Kamermans, M., Cumberlidge, N., (2006). "Diversity and ecology of crabs in Lake Tanganyika." Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society International Symposium Comparing Great Lakes of the World (GLOW IV), (oral presentation) February 20-22, 2006, Bagamoyo, Tanzania.

McAndrew, P. M.*, O’Reilly, C.M., and Polz, M.F., 2003. "Bacterial Diversity Within the Water Column of the Pelagic Zone of Lake Tanganyika." (REU Nyanza Project) (oral presentation) Amer. Soc. Limnol. Oceanogr. w/prog.

McIntyre, P. and Michel, E., 2001. "Differences among Tanganyikan gastropods as algal consumers and prey for crabs." World Congress of Malacology, Vienna Abstract w/prog. p. 212.

McIntyre, P.B. *, 2003. "Nutrient recycling by fishes in the littoral zone of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." North American Benthological Society, May 2003, Athens, Georgia, Abstract w/prog.

McIntyre, P.B. *, 2005. "Benthic versus planktonic sources of nutrients excreted by littoral fishes in Lake Tanganyika". American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog.

McIntyre PB*, Flecker AS, Vanni M, and Hood J. 2005. "Consequences of species and trophic diversity for nutrient recycling by tropical freshwater fishes." Ecological Society of America, Aug 2005, Montreal, Quebec, Abstract w/prog.

McIntyre PB* and Michel E. 2006. "Nutrient excretion by littoral fishes in Lake Tanganyika: species, community, and ecosystem perspectives." Aquatic Ecosystem and Health Management Society, Great Lakes of the World Meeting, Bagomoyo, TZ, Feb 2006.

Michel, E., 1999. "Molluscan Evolution and Paleogeographic-Paleoclimatic Changes." International Decade of East African Lakes Special Scientific Workshop: Scientific Drilling on Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika, Makakola, Malawi, Oct 1999, Abstract w/prog.

Michel, E., J. A. Todd, I. Kingma, F. Nduwarugira, and N. Zorich*. 1999. "Is Life History Variation in a Gastropod Species Flock Driven by Cichlid Predation?  Brood and Embryo Size Differences in Lavigeria from Lake Tanganyika." Euro. Soc. Evol. Biol., Barcelona, Spain, August 1999, Abstract w/prog., p. II-200.

Michel, E., McIntyre*, P.B., France, K. *, and Todd, J., 2002. "Direct and indirect effects of sedimentation on rocky littoral gastropods of Lake Tanganyika" (invited paper). American Malacological Society, Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog.

Michel, E., McIntyre, P.B. * and France, K. *, 2002. "Direct and Indirect effects of sedimentation on gastropods in the rocky littoral zone of Lake Tanganyika," (poster). Great Lakes of the World Workshop, Arusha, TZ.

Michel, E, and J. Todd. 2004. "Gastropod endemism in Africa’s most ancient lakes, Tanganyika and Malawi." 5th Int’l. Symp. on Tropical Biology: African Biodiversity - Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems, Bonn. Germany, May 2004.

Michel, E., Todd, J., Genner, M.J., Papadopoulos, L. and Marijnissen, S.A.E., 2003. "Evolution of lacustrine macro invertebrates: morphology and genetics provide keys to the cores," (poster). 3rd International Limnogeology Congress, Tucson, Arizona, March 29-April 2, 2003.

Michel, E., 2005. "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning of the Malagarasi-Moyovosi Wetlands, Western Tanzania Royal Geographical Society," (invited). Research Forum, May 2005.

Michel, E. 2005. "The Nyanza Project: An Interdisciplinary Research Training Program in Tropical Lakes Sciences," (invited plenary talk). NSF SubSaharan Africa Scientific Research Workshop, Washington DC, January 2005.

Michel, E., J. Kuh and R. Thomas, 2005. "Genetic structuring among sympatric sister species: correlates of diversification in a gastropod species flock." Systematics Association Biannual Meeting, Cardiff, UK.

Michel, E. 2006. "Taxonomic Issues in Biodiversity Survey Work," (invited). IUCN Aquatic Biodiversity Research and Training Workshop, Bujumbura, Burundi, February 2006.

Michel, E., Todd, J.A., Marijnissen, S.A.E*, McIntyre, P.B.*, Wagner, K.E.*, and Cohen, A.S., 2006. "The diversity of biodiversity: Species, distributions, genetics and the conundrum of conservation of Tanganyikan endemics." Great Lakes of the World IVth International Conference, Bagamoyo, Tanzania, Feb 20-22, Abstract w/prog.

Michel, E., S.A.E. Marijnissen*, M. Kars, E. Mtiti, 2006. "Aquatic Outreach and Education in ‘The Jewel of the Rift,’ Lake Tanganyika." GLOW IV (Great Lakes of the World) - Aquatic Ecosystems Health Management Society meeting, Bagamoyo, TZ, February 2006.

O’Reilly, C.M. * and Cohen, A.S., 1999. "Implications of land use change for lake productivity: deforestation in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Amer. Soc. Limnol. Oceanogr. Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog., p. 132.

O’Reilly, C. M. *, D. L. Dettman, and A. S. Cohen, 2001. "Using carbon and nitrogen isotopes in lake sediments to detect land use change."  EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting Supplement, Abstract B22A-08.

O’Reilly, C. M. *, R. E. Hecky, and A. S. Cohen, 2001.  "An upside-down food web: The problem of time-integration across trophic levels." American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Conference Program, p. 29.

O’Reilly, C.M.*, Alin, S.R., Plisnier, P.D., Cohen, A.S., and McKee, B.A., 2003. "Climate warming decreases aquatic ecosystem productivity of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." Soc. Limnol. Oceanogr., Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog., p. 100.

O’Reilly, C.M., and Cohen, A.S., 2004. "The Nyanza Project: An international interdisciplinary ressearch training program on Lake Tanganyika." Bull. North Amer. Benthol. Soc., 52nd Annual Meeting, Abstract w/prog. 21 (1) 168.

O’Reilly, C.M., Plisnier, P.D., and Cohen, A.S., 2004. "Climate change affects the East African Rift Valley Lakes." EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meeting, Supplement Abstract GC51D-1076.

Papadopoulos, L.N., Michel, E. and Todd, J.A., 2001a. "Homology in Sculptured Shell Morphology: An example from a clade of the Lavigeria (Thiaridae) species flock of Lake Tanganyika." World Congr. Malacology, Vienna, Abstract w/prog., p.263.

Papadopoulos,L.N., and Todd, J.A., 2001b. "How to recognize adulthood and homology: Defining cladistic characters in a clade of the Lavigeria (Thiaridae) species flock of Lake Tanganyika World Congr. Malacology, Vienna, Abstract w/prog., p. 264.

Park, L.E., Bralek, R., Cohen, A.S., Martens, K. and Johnson, T.C., 2001. "How we interpret the record: The impact of taphonomic processes on interpreting paleobiological changes in large lake ecosystems (Tanganyika and Malawi)," PAGES-PEP III Past Climate Variability in Europe and Africa, Aix-en Provence, France, Abstract w/prog.

Phifer, M. * McIntyre, P.B. * and E. Michel, 2001. "The response of Lavigeria nassa shell armoring characters to crab attack." World Congr. Malacology, Vienna, Abstract w/prog., p. 275.

Plisnier P.D, J.P. Descy, L. Alleman, L. Andre, D. Chitamwebwa, C Cocquyt, E. Deleersnijder, J. Naithani, H. Phiri and W. Vyverman, 2002. "Climate variability as recorded in Lake Tanganyika (CLIMLAKE)," (Talk and poster) Great Lakes of the World International Conference (GLOWIII). Arusha, Abstract.

Plisnier P.D. 2003. "Recent climate variability signals in limnology and fisheries at Lake Tanganyika." EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, April 2003, poster and abstract.

Powers, L.A. * and Michel, E. 2003. "Is Substrate Architecture Important? Spatial Variability In Lake Tanganyika Gastropod Distributions."  Amer. Soc. Limnol. Oceanol, Santa Fe, NM, Feb. 2003.

Rosales, A.B.*, Marijnissen, S.A.E.*, Michel, E. and Mcintyre, P.B.*, 2003. "Snail susceptibility to crab predation: A case study of co-evolution from Lake Tanganyika, East." (Poster) The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting, Toronto, CA. Jan. 4-8, 2003.

Sako, A. *, O’Reilly, C.M., Hannigan, R., Bickford, N. and Johnson, R.L. "Variations in otolith elemental compositions of two clupeid species," Stolothrissa tanganicae and Limnothrissa miodon in Lake Tanganyika

Sako, A. *, O’Reilly, C.M. and Johnson R. "Sediment borne major and trace element geochemistry of three tributaries of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa."

Solomon, C. *, McIntyre, P.B. *, Michel, E., Miller, S*, Chan, J*, Sapp, J*., and France, K.* 2003. "Littoral algivores of Lake Tanganyika: comparing the influence of fishes and snails," North American Benthological Society, May 2003, Athens, Georgia, Abstract w/prog.

Tiercelin, J.J. and Lezzar, K.E., 1999. "Rift Framework and Lacustrine Depositional Systems: Examples from Lake Tanganyika." Communication at the 1999, Lake Malawi Deep Scientific Drilling Project Workshop, Club Makakola, Monkey Bay, Malawi, Abstract w/prog.

Todd, J., Michel, E., Cohen, A., McIntyre, P.*, Kingma, I., Grill, A., Cleary, D., 2001. "Point endemicity confounds diversity and impact assessment for gastropod species flocks in Lake Tanganyika." Soc. Conserv. Biol. Annual Meeting, Hilo, Hawaii, Abstract w/prog.

Todd, J.A. and Michel, E., 2001. "Species diversity of the Lavigeria species flock (Gastropoda: Thiaridae) of  Lake Tanganyika – a re-evaluation using multiple datasets." World Congr. Malacology, Vienna 2001, Abstract w/prog., p. 355.

Todd, J., Michel, E., Cleary, D., Kingma, I. and Cohen, A., 2002. "Point endemicity confounds diversity and impact assessment for gastropod species flocks in Lake Tanganyika." Great Lakes of the World AEHMS meeting, Arusha, Tanzania, Abstract w/prog.

Todd, J. and E. Michel. 2004. "Estimating species diversity within Lake Tanganyika’s ‘thiarid’ gastropod superflock," (talk).  5th Int’l. Symp. on Tropical Biology: African Biodiversity - Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems, Bonn, Germany, May 2004.

Van Alstine, J.M. * and Cohen, A.S., 2003. "Nyanza Project research on the relationship of ostracode abundance and taphonomy to environmental variables on the Luiche Delta Platform, Lake Tanganyika." Amer. Soc. Limnol. Oceanogr, Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Abstract w/prog.

Van Alstine, J.M. *, and Cohen, A.S., 2003. "Relationship of ostracode abundance and taphonomy to environmental variables on the Luiche Delta Platform, Lake Tanganyika (Nyanza Project 2001)."  3rd Int. Limnogeol. Congress, (Tucson), Abstract w/prog., p. 303.

Van Alstine, J.M. *, and Cohen, A.S., 2003. "A taphonomic study of lacustrine subfossil ostracodes and application to paleo-lake level: Lake Tanganyika, East Africa." GSA Annual Meeting, (Seattle), Abstract w/prog.

Wagner, C.E. *, P.B. McIntyre*, K. Smith, E. Michel, 2006. "Evolution of gut length in the trophic diversification of Lake Tanganyikan cichlids." Society for the Study of Evolution, Annual Meeting, SUNY Stony Brook, NY

Wagner, C. *, Michel, E. and Todd, J., 2004. "Life history and distribution contrasts among sympatric endemics in Lake Tanganyika: Patterns of variation in the Lavigeria snail species flock." Poster Presentation, Evolutionary Biology in the Pacific Northwest, Port Townsend, WA, April 16-18.

Wetter, L. *, Verosub, K., Acton, G., and Russell, J., 2004. "Environmental magnetism as an instrument for characterizing paleoclimatic variations in the sediment record of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. AGU Annual Meeting, Fall Meeting Suppliment, 85(47), Abstract GP31B-0839.

Wetter, L. *, Verosub, K., Russell, J. M., 2005. Detection of Silica-Mediated Dissolution of Magnetic  Grains in Sediments Using FORC Diagrams." American Geophysical Union, Abstracts.

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