Dale Bruns Publications
Remote Wilderness Ecosystem Research, including Biosphere Reserves
Bruns, D. A., G. W. Minshall, C. E. Cushing, K. W. Cummins, J. T. Brock and R. L. Vannote. 1984. Tributaries as modifiers of the river continuum concept: analysis by polar ordination and regression models. Arch. Hydrobiol. 99:208-220.
Bruns, D. A. and G. W. Minshall. 1986. Seasonal patterns in species diversity and niche parameters of lotic predator guilds. Arch. Hydrobiol. 106:395-419.
Bruns, D. A., A. B. Hale, and G. W. Minshall. 1987. Ecological correlates of species richness in three guilds of lotic macroinvertebrates. J. Freshwater Ecology 4:163-176.
Bruns, D. A. and G. B. Wiersma. 1988. Laboratory Acidification of a Crustacean Zooplankton Assemblage from a Rocky Mountain Subalpine Lake (U.S.A.). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 7:807-814.
Bruns, D. A., T. P. O'Rourke, and G. B. Wiersma. 1990. Acid Neutralization in Laboratory Sediment-water Microcosms from a Rocky Mountain Subalpine Lake (U.S.A.). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 9:197-203.
Wiersma, G.B., D.A. Bruns, C. Boelcke, C. Whitworth, and L. McAnulty. 1990. Elemental composition of mosses from a remote Nothofagus forest site in southern Chile. Chemosphere 20:569-583.
Wiersma, G.B., D.A. Bruns, and K. Findlay. 1992. Elemental composition of lichens from a remote Nothofagus forest site in southern Chile. Chemosphere 24:155-167.
Wiersma, G.B., G.J. White, D.A. Bruns, and I. Serey. 1995. Atmospheric trace element sampling at Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry 49:253-264.
Bruns, D.A., C.S. Staley, R.C. Rope, and K.S. Moor. 1993. An ecosystem approach to ecological characterization in the NEPA process. Pages 103-124 in Proceedings-Ninth Oak Ridge National Laboratory Life Sciences Symposium, The Scientific Challenges of NEPA: Future Directions Based on 20 Years of Experience. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL.
Wiersma, G.B., G.J. White, D.A. Bruns, and D. Palmer. 1995. Nitrate and nitric acid concentrations at two Rocky Mountain baseline monitoring. Environmental Pollution 87:151-158.
Wiersma, G.B. and D.A. Bruns. 1996. Monitoring for ecological assessment. pp. 31-38 in Bravo, C.A., ed., North American Workshop on Monitoring for Ecological Assessment of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Ft. Collins, CO, Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-284. Aug. 1996. Conference Proceedings, Mexico City (Sept. 1995).
Large River Research
Manuel-Faler, C. Y., G. W. Minshall, R. W. Dunn, and D. A. Bruns. 1984. In-situ nitrogen enrichment experiments in two Idaho (USA) streams. Environ. Monitoring and Assessment 4:67-79.
Bruns, D. A. and G. W. Minshall. 1985. River continuum relationships in an 8th-order river reach: analysis of polar ordination, functional groups, and organic matter parameters. Hydrobiol. 127:277-285.
Minshall, G. W., K. W. Cummins, R. C. Petersen, C. E. Cushing, D. A. Bruns, J. R. Sedell, and R. L. Vannote. 1985. Developments in stream ecosystem theory. Can. J. Fish. Aq. Sci. 42:1045-1055.
Bruns, D.A. and R. Krehely. 2007. RiverNet and Geospatial Tools: Assessing Human Impacts to an American Heritage River Ecosystem, USA.. Invited paper for conference proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Ecology and Fishery Biodiversity in Large Rivers of Northeast Asia and Western North America. September, Harbin, P.R.C. In Press.
Climate Warming and Global Change related research
Bruns, D.A. (as participant in DOE Multi-Laboratory Climate Change Committee). 1990. Unmanaged terrestrial ecosystems. Pages 106-108 in Energy and Climate Change, Report of the DOE Multi-Laboratory Climate Change Committee. Lewis Publishers, Inc., Chelsea, MI. 161 p.
Scott, M.J., et al. (D.A. Bruns, 9th of 11 coauthors). 1990. Consequences of climatic change for the human environment. Climate Research 1:63-79.
Bruns, D.A., G.B. Wiersma, and E.J. Rykiel, Jr. 1991. Ecosystem monitoring at global baseline sites. Environ. Monitoring and Assessment 17:3-31.
Bruns, D.A. 1991. Editorial: ecological monitoring for global change. Environ. Monitoring and Assessment 17:1.
Bruns, D.A., G.B. Wiersma, and G.W. Minshall. 1992. Evaluation of community and ecosystem monitoring parameters at a high-elevation Rocky Mountain study site. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 11:359-372.
Bruns, D.A., G.B. Wiersma, and G.W. Minshall. 1992. Lotic ecosystems and long-term monitoring for global change. Pages 285-307 in P. Firth and S.G. Fisher, eds, Global Warming and Freshwater Ecosystems. Springer-Verlag, NY.
Wiersma, G.B. et al. (D. Bruns, one of seven coauthors). 1995. Seeing the forest from the trees. Evaluation of environmental databases for IGBP (International Geosphere-Biosphere Program). National Academy of Sciences Press. Washington, DC.
Bruns, D.A., G.B. Wiersma, and G.J. White. 1997. Testing and application of ecosystem monitoring parameters. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 62:169-196.
Bruns, D.A. and T. Sweet. 2004b. Geospatial tools for reclamation and watershed management [Water quality data from real-time monitors – linked to Web based GIS theme]. Invited Paper and Conference Proceedings. Office of Surface Mining Nat. Geospatial Conference. Atlanta, Dec. http://www.tips.osmre.gov/GeoSpatial/postconference/Papers/Bruns_Sweet1_PA.pdf.
Bruns, D.A. and G.B. Wiersma. 2004c. Design of Environmental Monitoring Systems: A Geospatial Perspective. In Wiersma, G.B., Editor, Environmental Monitoring, Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL. Pp. 1-35.
Bruns, D. A. 2007. Land use planning with CITYgreen: GIS software estimates economic benefits of “green” infrastructure. University of Wisconsin (Madison) RGIS Land Information Bulletin, RGIS- Chesapeake Wilkes/Kings University, 6 pp.
GIS Watershed Research, including the American Heritage River
Yang, X., W. Toothill, and Bruns, D.A. 1997. Quality of softcopy photogrammetric products. Conference Proceedings, ACSM/ASPRS/RT/Auto-Carta 13 Annual Convention. Seattle, WA. Apr. 1997.
Bruns, D.A. 2000. News Articles on “The Watershed Master Plan” and “What is GIS.” In Upper Susquehanna-Lackawanna Watershed Master Plan Newsletter. An American Heritage River. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Baltimore District) and PA GIS Consortium, Summer.
Bruns, D.A. 2001. News Articles on “Phase I of The Watershed Master Plan” and “Highlights of the GIS Tributary Analysis.” In Upper Susquehanna-Lackawanna Watershed Master Plan Newsletter. An American Heritage River. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Baltimore District) and PA GIS Consortium, Winter.
Bruns, D. and T. Sweet. 2001. “Tackling Environmental Clean-up with GIS: Regionally Coordinated Geographic Information Systems Provide Solutions to Susquehanna-Lackawanna Watershed Pollution Problems” University of Wisconsin (Madison) RGIS Land Information Bulletin, RGIS- Chesapeake Wilkes/Kings University, 4 pp.
Bruns, D.A., T. Sweet, B. Toothill. 2001. Upper Susquehanna-Lackawanna River Watershed, Section 206, Ecosystem Restoration Report. Phase I GIS Environmental Master Plan. Final Report to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, MD. January
Tom Sweet and Dale Bruns. 2002. “Increasing the Payoff of Geospatial Technologies: A Pennsylvania Blueprint for Regional GIS Success. University of Wisconsin (Madison) RGIS Land Information Bulletin, RGIS- Chesapeake Wilkes/Kings University, 11 pp.
Bruns, D.A. and X. Yang. 2002. An Accuracy Assessment of Satellite Imagery used in Landscape-Watershed Assessments: A Comparison of Four Databases. Pp. 230-244. In B.E. Montz and G.A. Tobin, Eds., Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences, Volume 25. October.
Bruns, D.A. and T. Sweet. 2003. “A GIS Watershed Analysis of Regional Mining Impacts. University of Wisconsin (Madison) RGIS Land Information Bulletin, RGIS- Chesapeake Wilkes/Kings University, 4 pp.
Bruns, D.A. and T. Sweet. 2004a. PPGIS in Rural America: Integration of Geospatial Technologies and Resource Leveraging in Data Acquisition for an American Heritage River community. Pp. 43-70, in Proceedings of the Annual PPGIS Conference of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). University of Wisconsin, Madison,WI.
Bruns, D.A. 2005. Macroinvertebrate response to land cover, habitat, and water chemistry in a mining-impacted river ecosystem: A GIS watershed analysis. Aquatic Sciences 67:403-423.
Bruns, D.A. 2007. Environmental planning and GIS simulation tools. In Encyclopedia of GIS. Shekhar, S. and H. Xiong (Eds.). Springer, NY. In press.
Bruns, D.A. and N. Fetcher. 2007. CITYgreen watershed analysis of Toby Creek: An American Heritage River Tributary. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. In press.