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International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study Board. Options for Managing Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Water Levels and Flows: Final Report to the International Joint Commission. March 2006.

International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study Board. ANNEX 1 Pertinent Documents. Options for Managing Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Water Levels and Flows: Final Report to the International Joint Commission. March 2006.

International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study Board. ANNEX 2 Technical Work Group Summaries and Contextual Narratives. Options for Managing Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Water Levels and Flows: Final Report to the International Joint Commission. March 2006.

International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study Board. ANNEX 3 Plan Descriptions and Summary Results. Options for Managing Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Water Levels and Flows: Final Report to the International Joint Commission. March 2006.

International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study Board. ANNEX 4 Mitigation and Adaptive Management Action Plans. Options for Managing Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Water Levels and Flows: Final Report to the International Joint Commission. March 2006.

Public Interest Advisory Group. Final Report to the International Joint Commission: April 2004-November 2005. November 2005.

Plan Formulation and Evaluation Group. Final Report: Lake Ontario St. Lawrence River Regulation Study. April 2008 (PART 1).

Plan Formulation and Evaluation Group. Final Report: Lake Ontario St. Lawrence River Regulation Study. April 2008 (PART 2).

IJC Information Note: Storm Surge and Wave Application in FEPS for Lake Ontario Water Level Analysis. March 2012.

Water Science and Technology Board. Review of the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Studies. 2006.

Technical Description of Plan Bv7.

Coastal Processes

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Barrier Beaches and Dunes Performance Indicator Summary. Prepared for the Coastal Technical Work Group, January 2005

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Detailed Study Sites for the Coastal Performance Indicators. Prepared for USACE Buffalo District, December 2006. (PART 1)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Detailed Study Sites for the Coastal Performance Indicators. Prepared for USACE Buffalo District, December 2006. (PART 2)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Detailed Study Sites for the Coastal Performance Indicators. Prepared for USACE Buffalo District, December 2006. (PART 3)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Detailed Study Sites for the Coastal Performance Indicators. Prepared for USACE Buffalo District, December 2006. (PART 4)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Detailed Study Sites for the Coastal Performance Indicators. Prepared for USACE Buffalo District, December 2006. (PART 5)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Erosion Performance Indicator: Methodology and Shared Vision Model Application. Prepared for the International Joint Commission Plan Formation and Evaluation Group, March 2004.

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Erosion Performance Indicator Summary. Prepared for the Coastal Technical Work Group, May 2005.

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Existing Shoreline Protection Performance Indicator Summary. Prepared for the Coastal Technical Work Group, May 2005.

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Flooding Performance Indicator: Methodology and Shared Vision Model Application. Prepared for the International Joint Commission Plan Formulation and Evaluation Group, February 2005.

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Flooding Performance Indicator Summary. Prepared for the Coastal Technical Work Group, May 2005.

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Lake Ontario WAVAD Hindcast for IJC Study. Prepared for International Joint Commission and USACE, October 2003. (PART 1)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Lake Ontario WAVAD Hindcast for IJC Study. Prepared for International Joint Commission and USACE, October 2003. (PART 2)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Lake Ontario WAVAD Hindcast for IJC Study. Prepared for International Joint Commission and USACE, October 2003. (PART 3)

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Model Verification for Erosion PI. September 2005 (Task 8 of contract IJC-5-0003).

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Sediment Budget Performance Indicator Summary. Prepared for the Coastal Technical Work Group, January 2005.

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Shore Protection Costs. Prepared for the International Joint Commission Plan Formulation and Evaluation Group, August 2005 (Task 4 of contract IJC-5-0003).

Baird, W.F. and Associates Coastal Engineering Ltd. Shore Protection Performance Indicator: Methodology and Shared Vision Model Application. Prepared for the International Joint Commission Plan Formation and Evaluation Group, February 2004.

Christian J. Stewart Consulting. Task Summary Report: A Revised Geomorphic, Shore Protection and Nearshore Classification of the Canadian and United States Shorelines of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Prepared for the Coastal Technical Work Group of the International Joint Commission of the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study, November 2002.

Commercial Navigation

Maritime Innovation and Lauga & Associates Consulting Ltd. Impact Evaluation Model for Commercial Navigation on the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario. Prepared for the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Study Board, September 2004.

Environment and Wetlands

Hudon, Christiane, Douglas Wilcox and Joel Ingram. Modeling Wetland Plant Community Response to Assess Water-Level Regulation Scenarios in the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Basin. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 113: 303–328. 2006.

Limno-Tech, Inc. Development of an Integrated Ecological Response Model (IERM) for the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Study. Draft Report to International Joint Commission. April 2005. (PART 1)

Limno-Tech, Inc. Development of an Integrated Ecological Response Model (IERM) for the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Study. Draft Report to International Joint Commission. April 2005. (PART 2)

Toner, Jason, John M. Farrell and Jerry V. Mead. Muskrat Abundance Responses to Water Level Regulation Within Freshwater Coastal Wetlands. Wetlands 30:211–219. 2010.

Vaccaro, Lynn E., Barbara L. Bedford, and Carol A. Johnston. Litter Accumulation Promotes Dominance of Invasive Species of Cattails (Typha Spp.) in Lake Ontario Wetlands. Wetlands. Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 1036–1048. September 2009.

Wilcox, Douglas A., Kurt P. Kowalski, and Martha L. Carlson. Relationships Between Lake Ontario Water Levels and Wetlands: Year 3 Report for the Wetland Habitat Quantity Performance Indicator Study. 2004.

Wilcox, Douglas A., Joel W. Ingram, Kurt P. Kowalski, James E. Meeker, Martha L. Carlson, Yichun Xie, Greg P. Grabas, Krista L. Holmes, and Nancy J. Patterson. Evaluation of Water Level Regulation Influences On Lake Ontario And Upper St. Lawrence River Coastal Wetland Plant Communities: Final Project Report. March 2005. (PART 1)

Wilcox, Douglas A., Joel W. Ingram, Kurt P. Kowalski, James E. Meeker, Martha L. Carlson, Yichun Xie, Greg P. Grabas, Krista L. Holmes, and Nancy J. Patterson. Evaluation of Water Level Regulation Influences On Lake Ontario And Upper St. Lawrence River Coastal Wetland Plant Communities: Final Project Report. March 2005. (PART 2)

Wilcox, D.A, Thompson, T.A., Booth, R.K., and Nicholas, J.R., Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311. 2007. (PART 1)

Wilcox, D.A, Thompson, T.A., Booth, R.K., and Nicholas, J.R., Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311. 2007. (PART 2)

Wilcox, D.A, Thompson, T.A., Booth, R.K., and Nicholas, J.R., Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311. 2007. (PART 3)

Wilcox, D.A, Thompson, T.A., Booth, R.K., and Nicholas, J.R., Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311. 2007. (PART 4)

Wilcox, D.A, Thompson, T.A., Booth, R.K., and Nicholas, J.R., Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311. 2007. (PART 5)

Wilcox, D.A, Thompson, T.A., Booth, R.K., and Nicholas, J.R., Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311. 2007. (PART 6)

Wilcox, D.A, Thompson, T.A., Booth, R.K., and Nicholas, J.R., Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311. 2007. (PART 7)

Wilcox, Douglas A., and Yichun Xie. Predicting Wetland Plant Community Responses to Proposed Water-level-regulation Plans for Lake Ontario: GIS-based Modeling. Journal of Great Lakes Research 33:751–773. 2007

Wilcox, Douglas A., and Yichun Xie. Predicted Effects of Proposed New Regulation Plans on Sedge/Grass Meadows of Lake Ontario. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34:745–754. 2008.

Wilcox, Douglas A., Kurt P. Kowalski, Holly L. Hoare, Martha L. Carlson, and Heather N. Morgan. Cattail Invasion of Sedge/Grass Meadows in Lake Ontario: Photointerpretation Analysis of Sixteen Wetlands over Five Decades. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 34:301–323. 2008.

Wilcox, Douglas A. and S. Jerrine Nichols. The Effects of Water-Level Fluctuations on Vegetation in a Lake Huron Wetland. Wetlands. Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 487–501. June 2008.

Recreational Boating

Connelly, Nancy A., Jean-Francois Bibeault, Jonathan Brown, and Tommy L. Brown. Estimating the Economic Impact of Changing Water Levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River for Recreational Boaters and Associated Businesses: A Final Report of the Recreational Boating and Tourism Technical Working Group. March 2005. (PART 1)

Connelly, Nancy A., Jean-Francois Bibeault, Jonathan Brown, and Tommy L. Brown. Estimating the Economic Impact of Changing Water Levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River for Recreational Boaters and Associated Businesses: A Final Report of the Recreational Boating and Tourism Technical Working Group. March 2005. (PART 2)

Connelly, Nancy A., Jean-Francois Bibeault, Jonathan Brown, and Tommy L. Brown. Estimating the Economic Impact of Changing Water Levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River for Recreational Boaters and Associated Businesses: A Final Report of the Recreational Boating and Tourism Technical Working Group. March 2005. (PART 3)

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