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Yong Cao

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Contact Information

1816 S. Oak St.
Champaign, IL 61820

Principal Research Scientist, Stream Ecology

Additional Campus Affiliations

Principal Research Scientist, Stream Ecology, Illinois Natural History Survey
Research Assistant Professor, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

Recent Publications

Cao, Y., & Wang, L. (2023). How to Statistically Disentangle the Effects of Environmental Factors and Human Disturbances: A Review. Water (Switzerland), 15(4), Article 734.

Dai, Q., Cao, Y., Chu, M. L., Larson, E. R., & Suski, C. D. (2023). Agricultural conservation may not help Midwestern US freshwater biodiversity in a changing climate. Science of the Total Environment, 872, Article 162143.

Mao, Z., Cao, Y., Gu, X., Cai, Y., Chen, H., Zeng, Q., & Jeppesen, E. (2023). Effects of nutrient reduction and habitat heterogeneity on benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in a large shallow eutrophic lake. Science of the Total Environment, 867, Article 161538.

Mao, Z., Cao, Y., Gu, X., Zeng, Q., Chen, H., & Jeppesen, E. (2023). Response of zooplankton to nutrient reduction and enhanced fish predation in a shallow eutrophic lake. Ecological Applications, 33(1), Article e2750.

Qian, H., Chu, C., Li, D., Cao, Y., Sandel, B., Anas, M. U. M., & Mandrak, N. E. (2023). Effects of non-native species on phylogenetic dispersion of freshwater fish communities in North America. Diversity and Distributions, 29(1), 143-156.

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