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Mary Kentula

Mary Kentula

Associate Professor (Courtesy)
Ph.D., 1983 Oregon State University
kentula.mary@epa.gov

Office/Lab: EPA
Phone: 541-754-4478   

Research Area

Monitoring and assessment of wetlands at regional and watershed scales. Restoration ecology, especially as it applies to wetlands.

Related Links

http://www.epa.gov/wed/pages/staff/kentula.htm

Publications

Nahlik, A. M., M. E. Kentula, M. S. Fennessy, and D. H. Landers.  2012. Where is the consensus?  A proposed foundation for moving ecosystem service concepts into practice. Ecological Economics 77:27-35.

Cole, C.A. and M.E. Kentula.  2011.  Monitoring and Assessment – What to Measure…and Why, p. 137-152.  In B.A. LePage (ed.), Wetlands – Integrating Multidisciplinary Concepts.  Springer, Netherlands.

Sifneos, J., A. T. Herlihy, A. D. Jacobs, and M. E. Kentula.  2010.  Calibration of the Delaware Wetland Rapid Assessment Protocol to a comprehensive measure of wetland condition.  Wetlands 30:1011-1022.

Fennessy, M. S., A. D. Jacobs, and M. E. Kentula. 2007. An evaluation of rapid methods for assessing the ecological condition of wetlands. Wetlands 27:504-521.

Wardrop, D. H., M. E. Kentula, D. L. Stevens, Jr., S. F. Jensen, and R. P. Brooks. 2007. Assessment of wetland condition: an example from the Upper Juniata Watershed in Pennsylvania, USA. Wetlands 27:432-445.

Thayer, G.W. and M.E. Kentula, 2005. Coastal restoration: where have we been, where are we now, and where should we be going? Journal of Coastal Research S140:1-5

Magee, T.K. and M.E. Kentula, 2005. Response of wetland plant species to hydrologic conditions. Wetland Ecology and Management 13:163-181

Kentula, M.E., S.E. Gwin, and S.M. Pierson, 2004. Tracking changes with urbanization: sixteen years of experience in Portland, oregon, USA. Wetlands 24(4):734-743

Kentula, M.E. and T.H. DeWitt, 2003. Variation in the distribution and abuundance of seagrass (Zostera marina L.) and macroalgae in Yaquina Bay, Oregon, USA. Estuaries 26(4B):1130-1141

Whigham, D.F., D.E. Weller, A.D. Jacobs, T.E. Jordan, and M.E. Kentula, 2003. Assessing the ecological condition of wetlands at the catchment scale. Landschp 20(2):99-111

Kentula, M.E.: Perspectives on setting success criteria for wetland restoration. Ecological Engineering 15:199-210, 2000.

Shaffer, P.W., Kentula, M.E., and Gwin, S.E.: Characterization of wetland hydrology using hydrogeomorphic classification. Wetlands 19(3):490-504, 1999.

Kentula, M.E.: A comparison of approaches to prioritizing sites for riparian restoration. Restoration Ecology 5(4S):69-74, 1997.

Kentula, M.E., Brooks, R.P., Gwin, S.E., Holland, C.C., Sherman, A., and Sifneos, J.C.: An Approach to Improving Decision Making in Wetland Restoration and Creation. Island Press, Washington, DC, 1993.

Kusler, J.A., and Kentula, M.E. (Eds.): Wetland Creation and Restoration: The Status of the Science. Island Press, Washington, DC, 1990.