Publications

1. Fonseca, MF, WJ Kenworthy, and GW Thayer. 1998. Guidelines for the conservation and restoration of seagrasses in the United States and adjacent waters. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analyses Series No. 12. NOAA, Washington, DC. PDF (17Meg)

2. Orth, JR et al. 2006. A global crisis for seagrass ecosystems. Bioscience 56:987-996. PDF (872K)

3. Erftemeijer, PLA, and RR Lewis. 2006. Dredging impacts on seagrass meadows. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 52:1553-1572. PDF (348k)

4. Lewis, RR. 1987. The restoration and creation of seagrass meadows in the southeastern United States. Pages 153-173 in MJ Durako, RC Phillips and RR Lewis (eds.), Proceedings of the Symposium on Subtropical Seagrasses of the Southeastem United States. Fla. Dept. of Natural Resources Mar. Res. Pub. No.42. St. Petersburg, Florida. 209 pp. PDF (2.4Meg)

5. Lewis, RR, MJ Marshall, SA Bloom, AB Hodgson, and LF Flynn. 2006. Evaluation of the success of seagrass mitigation at Port Manatee, Tampa Bay, Florida. Pages 19-40 in SF.Treat and RR Lewis III (Eds.), Seagrass Restoration: Success, Failure and the Cost of Both. Proceedings of the Conference. Mote Marine Laboratory, March, 2003. Lewis Environmental Services, Inc., Tampa, Florida. 175 p. PDF (3.4Meg)

6. Treat, SF, and RR Lewis (Eds.). 2006. Seagrass Restoration: Success, Failure and the Cost of Both. Proceedings of the conference, March 2003. Proceedings of the Conference. Mote Marine Laboratory, March, 2003. Lewis Environmental Services, Inc., Tampa, Florida. 175 p. PDF (12.7Meg).

7. South Florida Natural Resources Center, Everglades National Park (SFNRC, ENP). 2008. Patterns of propeller scarred seagrass in Florida Bay: associations with physical and visitor use factors and implications for natural resource management. SFNRC, ENP, Homestead, Florida. Resource Evaluation Report Technical Series 2008:1. 27 pp. PDF (2.2Meg)

8. Lewis, R R, C.Kruer , S Treat and S Morris. 1994. Wetland Mitigation Evaluation Report, Florida Keys Bridge Replacement. Florida Dept. of Transportation WPI No.6116901, SP No. 90000-1560. 88 pp. + appends. PDF (7.7Meg)

9. Johansson, J0R,. and RR Lewis. 1992. Recent improvements of water quality and biological indicators in Hillsborough Bay, a highly impacted subdivision of Tampa Bay, Florida, USA International Conference on Marine Coastal Eutrophication, Bologna, Italy, March 1990. Pp. 1199-1215 in Science of the Total Environment, Supplement 1992. Elsevier Publishers, Amsterdam. 1310 pp. PDF (811k)

10. Lewis, RR, P Clark, WK.Fehring, HS Greening, R Johansson and RT Paul. 1998. The rehabilitation of the Tampa Bay estuary, Florida, USA, an example of successful integrated coastal management. Marine Pollution Bulletin 37 (8-12): 468-473. PDF (339k)

11. Fonseca, MS, WJ Kenworthy, BE Julius, S Shutler and S Fluke. 2002. Seagrasses. Pages 149-170 in MR Perrow and AJ Davy (Eds). Handbook of Ecological Restoration, Vol. 2. Cambridge University Press, NY. PDF (1Meg)

12. Orth, RJ, SR Marion, S Granger and M Traber. 2009. Evaluation of a mechanical seed planter for transplanting Zostera marina (eelgrass) seeds. Aquatic Botany 90:204-2008. PDF (441k)

13. An Introduction to a Special Issue on Large-Scale Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration Research in the Chesapeake Bay: 2003 - 2008. PDF (3.6Meg)

14. Port Manatee, Florida, USA, Seagrass Restoration Program. Journal of the Florida Engineering Society, April, 2003, pages 12-13. PDF (2.3Meg)

15. Bjork, M, F Short, E Mcleod and S Beer. 2008. Managing seagrasses for resilience to climate change. IUCN. Gland, Switzerland. 56 pp. PDF (1.3Megs)

16. Holtz, S. 1986. Tropical seagrass restoration. Restoration and Management Notes. 4(1):5-12. PDF (1.75Meg)

17. Lewis, RR, and CR Kruer. 2006. Boating impacts to seagrass meadows and seagrass residents. Pages 241-247 in the Program and Presentations summary for the "Boating and Waterways Management in Florida: from Stem to Stern. November 1-3, 2006, Cocoa Beach, Florida. PDF (887k)

18. Paling, E I, MR Fonseca, MM van Katwijk, M van Keulen. 2009. Seagrass restoration. Chapter 24., pages 687-713 in GME Perillo, E Wolanski, DR Cahoon, and MM Brinson (eds.) Coastal Wetlands: An Integrated Ecosystem Approach. Elsevier Press. PDF (764k)

19. Greening et al. 2011 Seagrass Recovery in Tampa Bay with response from Lewis 2012. Ecological Restoration. (PDF 1.9Meg)

20. Durako, Michael J., Ronald C. Phillips and Roy R. Lewis III, eds. 1987. Proceedings of the symposium on subtropical-tropical seagrasses of the southeastern United States. Fla. Marine Res. Publ. No. 42, Fla. Dep. of Natural Resources, Bur. MarineRes., St. Petersburg, FL. 209 pp. (PDF 14.5Meg)

21. Kenworthy, WD, MO Hall, M Merello, and G Di Cario. 2013. Boating and seagrass. Seagrass-Watch issue 47. Pages 7-11 + append. (PDF 13Meg)

22. Sargent, FJ, TJ Leary, DW Crewz and CR Kruer. 1995. Scarring of Florida’s seagrasses: assessment and management options. Department of Environmental Protection Florida Marine Research Institute Technical Reports TR-1. Florida. 72pp. (PDF 3.6Meg)