Limnology and Oceanography Letters

(The TQCC of Limnology and Oceanography Letters is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Micro‐by‐micro interactions: How microorganisms influence the fate of marine microplastics159
Trophic transfer of microplastics in an estuarine food chain and the effects of a sorbed legacy pollutant93
Effects of environmentally relevant concentrations of microplastic fibers on Pacific mole crab (Emerita analoga) mortality and reproduction85
Microbial colonization of microplastics in the Caribbean Sea78
Microplastic concentrations in two Oregon bivalve species: Spatial, temporal, and species variability75
Patterns of suspended and salp‐ingested microplastic debris in the North Pacific investigated with epifluorescence microscopy72
Microplastic ingestion and diet composition of planktivorous fish59
Microplastic prevalence in two fish species in two U.S. reservoirs56
Diel temperature and pH variability scale with depth across diverse coral reef habitats50
Microplastics in aquatic organisms: Improving understanding and identifying research directions for the next decade48
Paired O2–CO2 measurements provide emergent insights into aquatic ecosystem function46
Microplastic contamination in Corpus Christi Bay blue crabs,Callinectes sapidus45
Feeding behavior is the main driver for microparticle intake in mangrove crabs44
Ultra‐small and abundant: Candidate phyla radiation bacteria are potential catalysts of carbon transformation in a thermokarst lake ecosystem37
Microplastic occurrence and effects in commercially harvested North American finfish and shellfish: Current knowledge and future directions34
The effect of urban point source contamination on microplastic levels in water and organisms in a cold‐water stream33
Prochlorococcus,Synechococcus, and picoeukaryotic phytoplankton abundances in the global ocean32
Total alkalinity production in a mangrove ecosystem reveals an overlooked Blue Carbon component26
Vertical stratification of environmental DNA in the open ocean captures ecological patterns and behavior of deep‐sea fishes25
Effects of lake warming on the seasonal risk of toxic cyanobacteria exposure23
Snowpack determines relative importance of climate factors driving summer lake warming22
Cascading effects of freshwater salinization on plankton communities in the Sierra Nevada22
Reconciling models and measurements of marsh vulnerability to sea level rise21
Impact of salinization on lake stratification and spring mixing20
Stochastic dynamics of Cyanobacteria in long‐term high‐frequency observations of a eutrophic lake20
Bottom trawling reduces benthic denitrification and has the potential to influence the global nitrogen cycle20
Thinking like a consumer: Linking aquatic basal metabolism and consumer dynamics20
Dissolved organic matter regulates nutrient limitation and growth of benthic algae in northern lakes through interacting effects on nutrient and light availability20
Methanogenesis exceeds CH4 consumption in eutrophic lake sediments20
LAGOS‐US LOCUS v1.0: Data module of location, identifiers, and physical characteristics of lakes and their watersheds in the conterminous U.S.19
Carbon and alkalinity outwelling across the groundwater‐creek‐shelf continuum off Amazonian mangroves19
Sea‐level rise drives wastewater leakage to coastal waters and storm drains19
Taxonomic and nutrient controls on phytoplankton iron quotas in the ocean19
Lake salinization drives consistent losses of zooplankton abundance and diversity across coordinated mesocosm experiments18
Internal loading in stormwater ponds as a phosphorus source to downstream waters18
Foraging strategy impacts plastic ingestion risk in seabirds18
Nutrient co‐limitation in the subtropical Northwest Pacific18
Nitrogen fixation: A poorly understood process along the freshwater‐marine continuum17
Do diatoms dominate benthic production in shallow systems? A case study from a mixed seagrass bed16
Elevated organic carbon pulses persist in estuarine environment after major storm events16
Giant kelp microbiome altered in the presence of epiphytes16
Effects of chloride and nutrients on freshwater plankton communities16
Low snowpack reduces thermal response diversity among streams across a landscape15
Effects of freshwater salinization on a salt‐naïve planktonic eukaryote community15
Pore‐water exchange flushes blue carbon from intertidal saltmarsh sediments into the sea15
Ocean sediments as the global sink for marine micro‐ and mesoplastics15
Five state factors control progressive stages of freshwater salinization syndrome14
Whole‐ecosystem oxygenation experiments reveal substantially greater hypolimnetic methane concentrations in reservoirs during anoxia14
Methane emission offsets carbon dioxide uptake in a small productive lake14
Arctic seals as tracers of environmental and ecological change14
Should we be sampling zooplankton at night?14
Synthesizing 35 years of seagrass spatial data from the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia13
Highest rates of gross primary productivity maintained despite CO2 depletion in a temperate river network13
Density‐dependent mechanisms regulate spore formation in the diatom Chaetoceros socialis13
Body size, trophic position, and the coupling of different energy pathways across a saltmarsh landscape12
Dityrosine formation via reactive oxygen consumption yields increasingly recalcitrant humic‐like fluorescent organic matter in the ocean12
Winter inverse lake stratification under historic and future climate change12
Thicker shells reduce copepod grazing on diatoms12
Lake browning generates a spatiotemporal mismatch between dissolved organic carbon and limiting nutrients12
Light fluctuations are key in modulating plankton trophic dynamics and their impact on primary production11
The slow and steady salinization of Sparkling Lake, Wisconsin11
Diverse impacts of day and night temperature on spring phenology in freshwater marshes of the Tibetan Plateau11
Interactive effects of iron and temperature on the growth of Fragilariopsis cylindrus11
Simple rules for concise scientific writing10
Reconsideration of the phytoplankton seasonality in the open Black Sea10
Salty sensors, fresh ideas: The use of molecular and imaging sensors in understanding plankton dynamics across marine and freshwater ecosystems10
Beyond the trends: The need to understand multiannual dynamics in aquatic ecosystems10
Microbial methane oxidation efficiency and robustness during lake overturn10
Storm‐induced turbulence alters shelf sea vertical fluxes10