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My list of peer-reviewed papers highlights my research interests and collaborations.

Kaalstad, S, Osland, MJ, Devlin, DJ, Proffitt, CE, Feher, LC, Armitage, AR, Day, RH, Swanson, KM, Anderson, GH, Berger, B, Cebrian,

J, Cummins, KL, Dunton, KH, Feller, IC, Fierro-Cabo, A, Flores, EA, From, AS, Hughes, AR, Kaplan, DA, Langston, AK, Martinez, M, Martinez, B, Miller, CJ, Reaver, NG, Sanspree, CR, Snyder, CM, Stetter, AP, Thompson, JE, Zamora-Tovar, C. 2023. Temperature thresholds for leaf damage from two extreme freeze events (2018 and 2021) near the northern range limit of black mangrove (Avicennia germinans) in southeastern North America. Estuaries and Coasts DOI:

Martinez, M, Osland, MJ, Grace, JB, Enwright, NM, Stagg, CL, Kaalstad, S, Anderson, GH, Armitage, AR, Cebrian, J, Cummins,

KL, Day, RH, Devlin, DJ, Dunton, KH, Feher, LC, Fierro-Cabo, A, Flores, EA, From, AS, Hughes, AR, Kaplan, DA, Langston, AK, Martinez, B, Miller, C, Proffitt, CE, Reaver, NG, Spanspree, CR, Snyder, CM, Stetter, AP, Swanson, K, Thompson, JE, Zamora-Tovar, C. 2023. Integrating remote sensing with ground-based observations to quantify freeze damage to black mangroves (Avicennia germinans) at the landscape scale.​ Ecosystems


Messerschmidt, TC, Langston, AK, Kirwan, ML. 2021. Asymmetric root distributions reveal press-pulse

responses in retreating coastal forests. Ecology 102: e03468. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3468.

Langston, AK, Coleman, DJ, Jung, NW, Shawler, JL, Smith, AJ, Williams, BL, Wittyngham, SS, Chambers,

RM, Perry, JE, Kirwan, ML. 2021. The effect of marsh age on ecosystem function in a rapidly transgressing marsh. Ecosystems 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-021-00652-6.

Langston, AK, Alexander, CR, Alber, M, Kirwan ML. 2021. Beyond 2100: elevation capital disguises salt marsh vulnerability to

sea level rise in Georgia, USA. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 249: 107093. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.107093.

Langston, AK and Kaplan, DA. 2020. Modelling the effects of climate, predation, and dispersal on the poleward

range expansion of black mangrove (Avicennia germinans). Ecological Modelling 434: 109245.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2020.109245. 

Langston, AK, Duran Vinent, O, Herbert E, Kirwan ML. 2020. Modeling long-term salt marsh response to sea level

rise in the sediment-deficient Plum Island Estuary, MA. Limnology and Oceanography 65: 2142-2157. DOI: 10.1002/lno.11444.

Osland, MJ, Day, RH, Hall, CT, Feher, LC, Armitage, AR, Cebrian, J, Dunton, KH, Hughes, AR, Kaplan, DA, Langston, AK, Macy, A,

Weaver, CA, Anderson, GH, Cummins, K, Feller, IC, Snyder, CM. 2020. Temperature thresholds for black mangrove (Avicennia germinans) freeze damage, mortality and recovery in North America: Refining tipping points for range expansion in a warming climate. Journal of Ecology 108: 654-665. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.13285.

Langston, AK, Kaplan, DA, Putz, FE. 2017. A casualty of climate change? Loss of freshwater forest islands on

Florida's Gulf Coast. Global Change Biology 23: 5383-5397. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13805

Langston, AK, Kaplan, DA, Angelini, CA. 2017. Predation restricts black mangrove (Avicennia germinans)

colonization at its northern range limit along Florida's Gulf Coast. Hydrobiologia 803: 317-331. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-017-3197-0.

In Review

Langston, AK, Smith, AJ, Gedan, KB, Kirwan, ML. In review. Climate-driven community reassembly in retreating coastal forest along the Mid-Atlantic, USA.

In Preparation

Townsend, T, Langston, AK, Kaplan, DA. In prep. Grazing by marsh periwinkle (Littoraria irrorata) facilitates

mangrove encroachment in cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) dominated salt marsh.

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