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Morgan Vis-Chiasson

Professor
Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment,Ohio Coal Research Center
Porter 400
vis-chia@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.1134

http://www.plantbio.ohiou.edu/index.php/directory/faculty_page/morgan_vis/

Dr. Vis works collaboratively with Faculty, Staff and Students in ISEE who have an algal component to their research such as photobioreactor technology for CO2 remediation and mechanisms to make algae more useful for fuel applications.


All Degrees Earned: Ph.D. Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland 1995, M.S. Botany, University of Rhode Island 1991, B.A. Biology, Kalamazoo College 1989

Publications:

Csavina, J., Stuart, B., Riefler, R., & Vis, M.L. 2011. Growth Optimization of Algae for biodiesel production. Journal of Applied Microbiology 111: 312-318.

Patents:

Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO2 Mitigation, No. 6,667,171 (with D. Bayless, G. Kremer)

Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-Revised (1)

  • Sheath, R., Vis-Chiasson, M. Red Algae. Elsevier.

Journal Article, Academic Journal (30)

  • Abdelahad, N., Bopagni, R., Giovanna, J., Vis-Chiasson, M., Amadio, C., Laini, A., Keil, E. Distribution, morphology and ecological niche of Batrachospermum and Sheathia species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in the fontanili of the Po plain (northern Italy. European Journal of Phycology.
  • Keil, E., Macy, T., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P., Tomas, P., Aboal, M., Vis-Chiasson, M. Intraspecific genetic variation of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in Europe. Phycologia.
  • Drerup, S., Vis-Chiasson, M. Varied phenologies of Batrachospermum gelatinosum gametophytes (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in two low-order streams. Fottea; 14: 121-127.
  • Chiasson, W., Salomaki, E., Vis-Chiasson, M. New Collections of Freshwater Red Algae (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from historically important areas in France. Cryptogamie Algologie; 35: 303-316.
  • Johnston, E., Lim, P., Buhari, N., Keil, E., Djawad, M., Vis-Chiasson, M. Diversity of freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta) in Malaysia and Indonesia from morphological and molecular data. Phycologia.
  • Smucker, N., Drerup, S., Vis-Chiasson, M. Roles of benthic algae in the structure, function, and assessment of stream ecosystems affected by acid mine drainage. Journal of Phycology; 50: 425-436.
  • Salomaki, E., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P., Vis-Chiasson, M. MOLECULAR AND MORPHOLOGICAL EVIDENCE FOR Sheathia GEN. NOV. (BATRACHOSPERMALES, RHODOPHYTA) AND THREE NEW SPECIES. 3. Journal of Phycology; 50: 531-547.
  • Pool, J., Kruse, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Assessment of mine drainage remediated streams using diatom assemblages and biofilm enzyme activities. Hydrobiologia; 709: 101-116.
  • Smucker, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Can pollution severity affect diatom succession in streams, and could it matter for stream assessment?. Journal of Freshwater Ecology; 28: 329-338.
  • Necchi, O., Garcia Silva, A., Salomaki, E., West, J., Aboal, M., Vis-Chiasson, M. Global sampling reveals low genetic diversity within the genus, Compsopogon (Compsopogonales, Rhodophyta). . European Journal of Phycology; 48: 152-162.
  • Lam, D., Garcia-Fernandez, M., Aboal, M., Vis-Chiasson, M. Polysiphonia subtilissima (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from freshwater habitats in North America and Europe is confirmed as conspecific with marine collections. . Phycologia; 52: 156-160.
  • Gray, J., Vis-Chiasson, M. Reference diatom assemblage response to restoration of an acid mine drainage stream. Ecological Indicators; 29: 234-245.
  • Fuelling, L., Adams, J., Badik, K., Bixby, R., c, C., H, C., Chiasson, W., Davies, C., Glascock, K., Hall, M., Perry, ., Schultz, ., Vis-Chiasson, M., Verb, ., Taylor, . Occurrence of Freshwater Red Algal Chantransia on Rusty Crayfish. Hydrobiologia; 94: 355-366.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Necchi, O., Chiasson, W., Entwisle, T. Molecular phylogeny of the genus Kumanoa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology; 48: 750-758.
  • Lam, D., Entwisle, T., Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J., Vis-Chiasson, M. Molecular phylogeny of the genus Sirodotia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta).. European Journal of Phycology; 47: 42-50.
  • Smucker, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Acid mine drainage affects the development and function of epilithic biofilms in streams. . Journal of the North American Benthological Society; 30: 728-738.
  • McDade, L., Maddison, D., Guralnick, R., Piwowar, H., Jameson, M., Helgen, K., Herendeen, P., Hill, A., Vis-Chiasson, M. Biology Needs a Modern Assessment System for Professional Productivity. Bioscience; 61: 619-625.
  • Smucker, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Contributions of habitat sampling and alkalinity to diatom diversity and distributional patterns in streams: implications for conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation ; 20: 643-661.
  • Smucker, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Diatom biomonitoring of streams: reliability of reference sites and the response of metrics to environmental variations across temporal scales. . Ecological Indicators; 11: 1647-1657.
  • Csavina, J., Stuart, B., Riefler, G., Vis-Chiasson, M. Growth Optimization of Algae for biodiesel production. Journal of Applied Microbiology; 111: 312-318.
  • Smucker, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Spatial factors contribute to benthic diatom structure in streams across spatial scales: considerations for biomonitoring. Ecological Indicators; 11: 1191-1203.
  • Morales, E., Ector, L., Fernandez, E., Novais, M., Hlubikova, D., Hamilton, P., Blanco, S., Vis-Chiasson, M., Kociolek, J. The genus Achnanthidium Kützing (Achnanthales, Bacillariophyceae) in Bolivian streams: a report of taxa found in recent investigations. . Algological Studies.
  • Zalack, J., Smucker, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Development of a diatom index of biotic integrity for acid mine drainage impacted streams. Ecological Indicators; 10: 287-295.
  • House, D., VandenBroek, A., Vis-Chiasson, M. Intraspecific genetic variation of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in eastern North America. Phycologia; 49: 501-507.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Feng, J., Chiasson, W., Xie, S., Stancheva, R., Entwisle, T., Chou, J., Wang, W. Investigation of the molecular and morphological variability in Batrachospermum arcuatum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from geographically distant locations. Phycologia; 49: 545-553.
  • Hollingsworth, E., Vis-Chiasson, M. The spatial heterogeneity of diatoms in eight southeastern Ohio streams: how far does a single riffle reach? . Hydrobiologia; 651: 173-184.
  • Smucker, N., Vis-Chiasson, M. Using diatoms to assess human impacts on streams benefits from multiple habitat sampling.. Hydrobiologia; 654: 93-109.
  • Verb, R., Vis-Chiasson, M., Stuart, B. Analysis of Diatom Communities in an Acid-Mine-Drainage-Impacted Subwatershed in Southeastern Ohio. KIRTLANDIA; 55: 43-50.
  • Bayless, D., Kremer, G., Vis-Chiasson, M., Stuart, B., Shi, L. Photosynthetic CO2 Mitigation Using a Novel Membrane-Based Photobioreactor. 4. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management; 16: 209-215.
  • Bayless, D., Kremer, G., Vis-Chiasson, M., Stuart, B., Shi, L., Cuello, J., Ono, E. Photosynthetic CO2 Mitigation using a Novel Membrane-based Photobioreactor. 4. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management; 16: 209-215.

Magazine/Trade Publication (1)

  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Yoon, H., Bhattacharya, D., Lopez-Bautista, J. RedToL – The Red Algal Tree of Life. Part of the Feature Article ‘Why Study the Tree of Life? – The Scientists Speak.’ . American Paleontoligist; 18: 10-13.

Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book (1)

  • Vis-Chiasson, M. Biogeography. Bentham Science Publishers.

Book, Scholarly (1)

  • Necchi, O., Vis-Chiasson, M. Monograph of the genus Kumanoa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). J. Cramer.

Conference Proceeding (6)

  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Stancheva, R. Notes on distribution of Batrachospermum arcuatum and B. gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in Bulgaria. – In: Ivanova, D. (ed.), Plant, fungal and habitat diversity investigation and conservation.. Proceedings of IV Balkan Botanical Congress, 20–26 June 2006, Institute of Botany, Sofia; 128–133.
  • Stuart, B., Bayless, D., Kremer, G., Vis-Chiasson, M., Riefler, G. Carbon Recycling Via Membrane-Based Photobioreactor. Santa Clara, CA: Institute of Biological Engineering 2009 Annual Conference.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Morales, E. Epilithic diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from cloud forest and alpine streams in Bolivia, South America.. 156. Proceedings of the Philadelphia Academy of Science ; 123-155.
  • Bayless, D., Kremer, G., Vis-Chiasson, M., Stuart, B., Prudich, M., Cooksey, J., Muhs, J. Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO2 Mitigation. Alexandria, VA: Third Annual Conference on Carbon Sequestration.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Bayless, D., Kremer, G., Prudich, M., Stuart, B., Cooksey, K., Muhs, J. Enhanced practical photosynthetic CO2 mitigation. . 5A4. Proceedings of the 1st National Conference on Carbon Sequestration; 1-14.
  • Bayless, D., Kremer, G., Vis-Chiasson, M., Stuart, B., Prudich, M., Cooksey, K., Muhs, J. Enhanced Practical Photosynthetic CO2 Mitigation. Delaware, OH and Washington, DC: First Ohio Carbon Dioxide Reduction, Sequestration, and Capture Forum, First National Conference on Carbon Sequestration.

Journal Article, Professional Journal (77)

  • Shea, T., Sheath, R., Chhun, A., Vis-Chiasson, M., Chiasson, W., Muller, K. Distribution, seasonality and putative origin of the non-native red alga Bangia atropurpurea (Balgiales, Rhodophyta) in the Laurentian Great Lakes.. Journal of Great Lakes Research; 40: 27-34.
  • Necchi Jr., O., Vis-Chiasson, M., Oliveira, M. Phylogenetic relationships in Kumanoa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) species in Brazil with the proposal of Kumanoa amazonensis sp. nov.. Phycologia ; 49: 97-103.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Kapustin, D. Batrachospermum keratophytum Bory emend. R.G. Sheath, M.L. Vis et K.M. Cole, A new freshwater red algal species for Ukraine.. 19. Algologia; 226-229.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Zalack, J., Smucker, N. Development of a diatom index of biotic integrity for acid mine drainage impacted streams.. Ecological Indicators.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Smucker, N., DeForest, J. Improving consistency: Comparing methods for measuring epilithic extracellular enzyme activities in lotic biofilms and storage duration effects.. Hydrobiologia.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Smucker, N. Using diatoms to assess agricultural and coal mining impacts on streams, and a multi-assemblage case study. . 28. Journal of the North American Benthological Society ; 659-675.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Hollingsworth, E. The spatial heterogeneity of diatoms in eight southeastern Ohio streams: how far does a single riffle reach?. Freshwater Biology.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Feng, J., Chiasson, W., Xie, S., Stancheva, R., Entwisle, T., Chou, J., Wang, W. Phylogeography of Batrachospermum arcuatum from locations worldwide (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta).. Phycologia.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., House, D., Sherwood, A. Comparison of three organelle markers for phylogeographic inference in Batrachospermum helminthosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from North America.. 56. Phycological Research ; 69-75.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sherwood, A., Entwisle, T., Necchi Jr., O., Presting, G. Contrasting intra- versus inter-species variation for representatives of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta): considerations for DNA barcoding of red algae.. 56. Phycological Research ; 269-279.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Morales, E., Fernández, E., Kociolek, J. Epilithic diatoms (Bacillariophyta) from cloud forest and alpine streams in Bolivia, South America II: A preliminary report on the diatoms from Sorata, Department of La Paz. . 3. Acta Nova ; 680-696.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Hodge, J., Necchi Jr., O. Phylogeography of Batrachospermum macrosporum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from North and South America.. 44. Journal of Phycology; 882-888.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Smucker, N., Edlund, M. The distribution, morphology, and ecology of a non-native species, Thalassiosira lacustris (Bacillariophyceae), from benthic stream habitats in North America.. 87. Nova Hedwigia ; 201-220.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Harper, J., Saunders, G. Does the combination of large subunit rDNA and rbcL gene sequence data provide more resolution among taxa of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta)?. 55. Phycological Research; 103-112.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Stewart, S. Investigation of two species complexes in Batrachospermum Section Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). . 46. Phycologia; 380-385.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Chiasson, W., Johanson, K., Sherwood, A. Phylogenetic affinities of the form taxon Chantransia pygmaea (Rhodophyta) specimens from the Hawaiian Islands. . 46. Phycologia; 257-262.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Necchi Jr., O., Oliveira, M. Phylogenetic relationship of Sirodotia species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North and South America. . 28. Cryptogamie Algologie ; 117-127.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Zalack, J., Casamatta, D., Verb, R. A two year survey of the algal community in a woodland stream from southeastern Ohio.. 13. Northeast Naturalist ; 301-318.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Verb, R., Stuart, B. Analysis of diatom communities in an acid mine drainage impacted subwatershed.. 55. Kirtlandia; 43-50.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Verb, R., Bixby, R., Casamatta, D., Chiasson, W., Filkin, N., Hall, M., Hamsher, S., Taylor, D. Checklist of algal taxa from Ohio’s unglaciated Western Allegheny Plateau exclusive of the Ohio River. . Miscellaneous Contribution No. 11. Ohio Biological Survey.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Chiasson, W., Sabo, N. Molecular and morphological analysis of putative chantransia specimens (Rhodophyta).. 44. Phycologia; 163-168.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Casamatta, D., Johansen, J., Broadwater, S. Molecular and morphological characterization of ten polar and near-polar strains within the Oscillatoriales (Cyanobacteria).. 41. Journal of Phycology ; 421-438.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Verb, R. Periphyton assemblages as bioindicators of mine-drainage in unglaciated Western Allegheny Plateau lotic systems. . 161. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution ; 227-265.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Chiasson, W., Sheath, R. Phylogenetic relationships of Batrachospermum species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from coastal streams in French Guiana.. 44. Phycologia; 441-446.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Necchi Jr., O. Reproductive ecology of the freshwater red alga, Batrachospermum delicatulum (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales) in three tropical streams. . 53. Phycological Research ; 194-200.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Chiasson, W. A survey of the Rhodophyta and associated macroalgae from coastal streams in French Guiana. . 25. Cryptogamie Algologie ; 161-174.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Hamsher, S., Verb, R. Analysis of acid mine drainage impacted streams using a periphyton index. . 19. Journal of Freshwater Ecology ; 313-324.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Entwisle, T., McPherson, H. Batrachospermum pseudogelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta), a polyecious, paraspecies from Australia and New Zealand. . 17. Australian Journal of Botany ; 17-28.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Casamatta, D. Current velocity and nutrient level effects on the morphology of Phormidium retzii (Cyanobacteria) in artificial stream mesocosms. . 113. Algological Studies ; 87-99.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sherwood, A., Sheath, R. Phenology and phylogenetic positioning of the Hawaiian endemic freshwater alga, Batrachospermum spermatiophorum (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales).. 52. Phycological Research ; 193-203.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Filkin, N. Phenology of Paralemanea annulata (Lemaneaceae, Rhodophyta) in an Ohio woodland stream.. 518. Hydrobiologia; 159-168.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Casamatta, D., Sheath, R. Cryptic species in cyanobacterial systematics: a case study of Phormidium retzii (Oscillatoriales) using 16S rDNA and RAPD analyses. . 77. Aquatic Botany; 295-309.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Casamatta, D. Ecological role of Phormidium retzii (Cyanobacteria) in a small Ohio woodland stream.. 18. Journal of Freshwater Ecology ; 395-404.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Filkin, N., Sherwood, A. Macroalgae from 23 stream segments in the Hawaiian Islands.. 57. Pacific Science ; 421-432.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Chiasson, W., Machesky, N. Phylogeography of a freshwater red alga, Batrachospermum helminthosum, (Rhodophyta) in North America.. 42. Phycologia ; 654-660.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Casamatta, D., Verb, R., Beaver, J. An investigation of the cryptobiotic community from sandstone cliffs in Southeast Ohio. . 163. International Journal of Plant Sciences ; 837-845.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Hall, M. Genetic variation in Batrachospermum helminthosum (Rhodophyta) among and within stream reaches using inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) molecular markers.. 50. Phycological Research ; 155-162.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Verb, R. An examination of macroalgal communities from an acid mine drainage impacted watershed.. 71. Aquatic Botany ; 93-107.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Miller, E., Hall, M. Biogeographic analyses of Batrachospermum helminthosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America using molecular and morphological data.. 40. Phycologia; 2-9.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Rubino, D. Bryophyte flora of Dysart Woods, An Ohio old growth forest. . 66. Castanea; 327-335.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Verb, R., Casamatta, D. Effects of different vegetative substrates on algal composition in vernal mesocosms.. 445. Hydrobiologia; 111-120.
  • McCarthy, B., Stevens, A., Vis-Chiasson, M. Heavy metal uptake by the alga Klebsoridium vulgare in southeastern Ohio streams contaminated by acid mine drainage.. 128. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society; 226-233.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Stevens, A., McCarthy, B. Metal content of Klebsormidium-dominated (Chlorophyta) algal mats from acid mine drainage waters in southeastern Ohio. . 128. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society; 226-233.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M. Comparison of benthic diatom communities from streams draining abandon mines, reclaimed mines and non-impacted sites. . 19. Journal of the North American Benthological Society; 274-288.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Entwisle, T. Insights into Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) phylogeny from rbcL sequence data of Australian taxa.. 36. Journal of Phycology ; 1175-1182.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Entwisle, T., Foard, H. Systematics and biogeography of Psilosiphon (Psilosiphonaceae, Rhodophyta) in Australia and New Zealand. . special issue 21. Cryptogamie Algologie; 133-148.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Hambrook, J., Armitage, B. Algal and macroinvertebrate assemblages of selected Ohio springs.. 2. Ohio Biological Survey Notes ; 1-24.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Edlund, M., Soninkhishig, N. Distribution, taxonomy, and conservation value of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermaceae, Rhodophyta) in Mongolia. . 3. Proceedings of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences; 47-54.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Verb, R., Ott, D., Wallace, R. New records of Vaucheria species (Xanthophyceae) with associated Proales werneckii (Rotifera).. 20. Cryptogamie Algologie ; 67-73.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Rintoul, T., Sheath, R. Systematics and biogeography of the Compsopogonales (Rhodophyta) with emphasis on freshwater genera in North America. . 38. Phycologia; 517-527.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R. Systematics of Sirodotia species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America based on molecular data. . 38. Phycologia ; 261-266.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M. The applicability of inter- Simple Sequence repeats (inter- SSR) to distinguish individuals of Batrachospermum boryanum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). . 38. Phycologia; 70-73.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R. A molecular and morphological investigation of the relationship between Batrachospermum spermatoinvolucrum and B. gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta).. 33. European Journal of Phycology ; 231-240.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Müller, K., Sheath, R., Crease, T., Cole, K. Biogeography and systematics of Bangia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) based on the RuBisCo spacer, rbcL gene and 18S rDNA gene sequences and morphometric analyses I. North America. . 37. Phycologia; 195-207.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Saunders, G., Sheath, R., Dunse, K., Entwisle, T. Phylogeny of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) as inferred from rbcL and 18S ribosomal RNA gene DNA sequences.. 34. Journal of Phycology ; 341-350.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R. Biogeography of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America based on molecular and morphological data.. 33. Journal of Phycology ; 520-526.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Carr, S., Bowring, R., Davidson, W. Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) in the North Atlantic are genetically homogenous. . 54. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences; 1813-1821.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Müller, K., Chiasson, W., Whittick, A., Sheath, R. Phenology of a Batrachospermum population in a boreal pond and its implications for the systematics of section Turfosa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta).. 36. Phycologia; 68-75.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Müller, K., Entwisle, T. A re-examination of the morphology, ultrastructure and classification of genera in the Lemaneaceae (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta).. 44. Phycological Research ; 233-246.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 8a. Section Batrachospermum: B. gelatinosum. . 31. European Journal of Phycology; 31-40.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 8b. Section Batrachospermum: excluding B. gelatinosum.. 31. European Journal of Phycology; 189-199.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 9. Section Batrachospermum: Descriptions of five new species.. 35. Phycologia; 124-34.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Hambrook, J., Cole, K. Tundra stream macroalgae of North America: composition distribution and physiological adaptations. Biogeography of Freshwater Algae.. 336. Hydrobiologia; 67-82.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 7. Section Hybrida. . 34. Phycologia; 431-438.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Entwisle, T., Sheath, R. Morphometric analysis of Batrachospermum Section Batrachospermum type specimens.. 30. European Journal of Phycology ; 35-55.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 4. Section Virescentia. . 30. Journal of Phycology; 108-17.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 5. Section Aristata. . 33. Phycologia; 404-414.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 6. Section Turfosa. . 30. Journal of Phycology; 872-884.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Hambrook, J., Cole, K. Stream macroalgae of the Hawaiian Islands: a preliminary study.. 48. Pacific Science ; 175-87.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 3. Section Setacea. . 29. Journal of Phycology ; 720-6.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R. Distribution and systematics of Chroodactylon and Kylinella (Porphyridiales, Rhodophyta) from North American streams. . Japanese Journal of Phycology ; 231-5.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of freshwater Ceramiales (Rhodophyta) in North America.. 29. Journal of Phycology; 108-17.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of the freshwater red algal family Thoreaceae in North America. . 28. European Journal of Phycology ; 231-41.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 1. Section Contorta. . 28. Journal of Phycology ; 237-46.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R., Cole, K. Systematics of the freshwater red algal family Compsopogonaceae in North America. . 31. Phycologia; 564-75.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Sheath, R. Systematics of the freshwater red algal family Lemaneaceae in North America.. 31. Phycologia; 164-79.
  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Carlson, T., Sheath, R. The phenology of Lemanea fucina (Rhodophyta) in a Rhode Island River, USA.. 222. Hydrobiologia; 141-46.

Newsletter (1)

  • Vis-Chiasson, M., Smucker, N. What can algae tell us about Leading Creek? . October-December issue. Leading Creek News (a newsletter by the watershed group).

Online Article (1)

  • Sheath, R., Vis-Chiasson, M. Biogeography of Freshwater Algae. Wiley Blackwell: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences; DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003279.pub3.

Patents

  • Kremer, G., Switzer, S., Vis-Chiasson, M., Bayless, D., Stuart, B. Flow Controlling Header for Delivering Fluid. 60/938,517 .
  • Bayless, D., Vis-Chiasson, M., Kremer, G., Stuart, B. Apparatus and Method for Growing Biological Organisms for Fuel and Other Uses. 60/799,440.
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