Wasson, K., Zabin, C., Bible, J., Ceballos, E., Chang, A., Cheng, B., Deck, A., Grosholz, E., Latta, M., Ferner, M. 2014. A guide to Olympia oyster restoration and conservation: environmental conditions and sites that support sustainable populations in central California. San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Available from

Hughes, B.B,, Eby, R., Van Dyke, E., Tinker, M.T., Marks, C.I., Johnson, K.S., Wasson, K. 2013. Recovery of a top predator mediates negative eutrophic effects on seagrass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110:15313-15318.

Wasson, K., Woolfolk A, Fresquez C. 2013. Ecotones as Indicators of Changing Environmental Conditions: Rapid Migration of Salt Marsh–Upland Boundaries. Estuaries and Coasts 36(3):654-664.

Wasson K, Watson EB, Van Dyke E, Hayes G, Aiello I. 2012a. A novel approach combining rapid paleoecological assessments with geospatial modeling and visualization to help coastal managers design salt marsh conservation strategies in the face of environmental change. Elkhorn Slough Technical Report Series 2012: 1

Wasson K,, D’Amore A, Fountain M, Woolfolk A, Silberstein M, et al. 2012b. Large-scale restoration alternatives for Elkhorn Slough: summary of interdisciplinary evaluations and recommendations. Elkhorn Slough Technical Report Series 2012: 5

Hughes, B.B, Haskins, J.C., Wasson, K., Watson, E. 2011. Identifying factors that influence expression of eutrophication in a California estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series 439:31-43.

Watson, E. B., Wasson, K., Pasternack, G. B., Woolfolk, A., Van Dyke, E., Gray, A. B., Pakenham, A., Wheatcroft, R. A. 2010. Applications from paleoecology to environmental management and restoration in a dynamic coastal environment. Restoration Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00722.x

Wasson, K., Woolfolk, A. 2011. Salt marsh-upland ecotones in central California: vulnerability to invasions and anthropogenic stressors. Wetlands 31:1-14.

Wasson, K. 2010. Informing Olympia oyster restoration: evaluation of factors that limit populations in a California estuary. Wetlands. 30:449-459

Gee, A. K., Wasson, K., Shaw, S. L., Haskins, J. 2010. Signatures of restoration and management changes in the water quality of a central California estuary. Estuaries and Coasts33:1004-124

Preisler, R.K., Wasson K, Wolff, W.J., Tyrrell, M.C. 2009. Invasions of estuaries vs. the adjacent open coast: a global perspective. Chapter 19 in Marine Bioinvasions: Ecology, Conservation and Management Perspectives , G Rilov and J Crooks (editors)

Martone, R., Wasson, K. 2008. Impacts and interactions of multiple human perturbations in a California salt marsh. Oecologia. 158(1):151-163

Ritter, A.F., Wasson. K., Lonhart, S.I., Preisler, R.K., Woolfolk, A., Griffith, K.A., Connors, S., Heiman, K. 2008. Ecological signatures of anthropogenically altered tidal exchange in estuarine ecosystems. Estuaries and Coasts 31(3):554-571

Siciliano, D., Wasson, K., Potts, D.C., Olsen, R.C. 2008. Evaluating hyperspectral imaging of wetland vegetation as a tool for detecting estuarine nutrient enrichments. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112:420-433

Van Dyke, E. and Wasson, K. 2005. Historical ecology of a Central California estuary: 150 years of habitat change. Estuaries 28(2):173-189

Wasson, K., Fenn, K., Pearse, J.S. 2005. Habitat differences in marine invasions of Central California . Biological Invasions 7:935-948

Tamburri, M.N., Wasson, K., and Matsuda, M. 2002. Ballast water deoxygenation can prevent aquatic introductions while reducing ship corrosion. Biological Conservation103:331-341

Wasson, K., Zabin, C.J., Bedinger, L., Diaz, C.M., and Pearse, J.S. 2001. Biological invasions of estuaries without international shipping: the importance of intraregional transport. Biological Conservation 102(2):143-153