Barbour, M, J Stribling, J Gerritsen, JR Karr. 1996. Biological Criteria: Technical Guidance for Streams and Small Rivers, revised ed. EPA 822-B-96-001. US EPA, Office of Water, Washington, DC.
Barbour, MT, J Stribling, JR Karr. 1995. Multimetric approach for establishing biocriteria and measuring biological condition. Pages 63-77 inW Davis, T Simon (eds), Biological Assessment and Criteria: Tools for Water Resource Planning and Decision Making. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton.
Beschta, RL, JJ Rhodes, JB Kauffman, RE Gresswell, GW Minshall, JR Karr, DA Perry, FR Hauer, CA Frissell. 2004. Postfire management on forested public lands on the western United States. Cons. Biol. 18:957-967.
Booth, DB, JR Karr, S Schauman, CP Konrad, SA Morley, MG Laron, SJ Burges. 2004. Reviving urban streams: land use, hydrology, biology, and human behavior. J. Am. Wat. Res. Assoc. 40:1351-1364.
Booth, DB, JR Karr, S Schauman, CP Konrad, SA Morley, MG Larson, SJ Burges. 2003. Management strategies for urban stream rehabilitation. Pages 20-28 in Proceedings, National Conference on Urban Storm Water: Enhancing Programs at the Local Level. EPA/626/R-03/003. Chicago, Illinois, 17-20 February 2003. Available at:
Brawn, J, JR Karr, J Nichols. 1995. Demography of birds in a neotropical forest: effects of allometry, taxonomy, and ecology. Ecology 76:41-51.
Brawn, JD, JR Karr, JN Nichols, WD Robinson. 1999. Demography of forest birds in Panama: How do transients affect estimates of survival rates? In NJ Adams, RH Slotow (eds.). Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban, South Africa.
Burger, J, TM Leschine, M Greenberg, JR Karr, M Gochfeld, CW Powers. 2003. Forum: Shifting priorities at the Department of Energy's bomb factories: protecting human and ecological health. Environ. Mgmt. 31:157-167.
Chu, EW, JR Karr. 2001. Environmental impact, concept and measurement of. Pages 557-577 in Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Vol. 2. Academic Press.
Collares-Pereira, MJ, IG Cowx, MM Coelho (eds). 2002. Conservation of Freshwater Fishes: Options for the Future. Fishing News Books (Blackwell Science), Oxford. Reviewed: Quarterly Rev. Biol. 2004. 79:91-92.
DellaSala, DA, G Nagle, R Fairbanks, D Odiion, JE Williams, JR Karr, C Frissell, T Ingalsbee. 2006. The facts and myths of post-fire management: a case study of the Biscuit fire, southwest Oregon. Unpubl. Rep., World Wildlife Fund, KlamathSiskiyou Program, 116 Lithia Way, Ashland, Oregon. 31 p.
Dellasala, DA, JR Karr, T Schoennagel, D Perry, RF Noss, D Lindenmayer, R Beschta, RL Hutto, ME Swanson, J Evans. 2006. Post-fire logging debate ignores many issues. Science 314:51-52.
Doberstein, CP, JR Karr, LL Conquest. 2000. The effect of fixed-count subsampling on macroinvertebrate biomonitoring in small streams. Freshwat. Biol. 44:355-371.
Fore, L, JR Karr, R Wisseman. 1996. Assessing invertebrate responses to human activities: evaluating alternative approaches. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 15:212-231.
Fore, LS, JR Karr, WS Fisher, P Bradley, WS Davis. 2009. Heeding a call to action for US coral reefs: The untapped potential of the Clean Water Act. Mar. Poll. Bull. 58:1421-1423.
Hawke, MA, JR Karr. 2000. Ecological responses and compensatory mechanisms: using ecological knowledge to improve remediation efforts. Pages 31-56 in M Swindoll, RG Stahl, Jr, SJ Ells (eds), Natural Remediation of Environmental contaminants: Its role in Ecological Risk Assessment and Risk Management. SETAC Press, Pensacola, Florida.
Hill, K, D White, M Maupin, B Ryder, JR Karr, K Freemark, R Taylor, S Schauman. 2002. In expectation of relationships: Centering theories around ecological understanding. Pages 271-303 in BR Johnson, K Hill (eds), Ecology and Design: Frameworks for Learning. Island Press, Washington, DC.
Jameson, SC, MV Erdmann, JR Karr, KW Potts. 2001. Charting a course toward diagnostic monitoring: a continuing review of coral reef attributes and a research strategy for creating coral reef indexes of biotic integrity. Bul. Mar. Sci. 69:701-744.
Jennings, MJ, LS Fore, JR Karr. 1995. Biological monitoring of fish assemblages in Tennessee Valley reservoirs. Regulated Rivers: Res. Mgmt. 11:263-274.
Judd, NL, JR Karr, WC Griffith, EM Faustman. 2003. Challenge in defining background levels for human and ecological risk assessments. Human Ecol. Risk Assess. 9:1623-1632.
Karr, JR. 2010. Vignette 11.2. Biological integrity and ecological health. Pages 324–329 in M. C. Neuman. Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Third Edition. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida.
Karr, JR. 1994-95. Restoring wild salmon: we must do better. Illahee 10:316-319.
Karr, JR. 1995. Clean water is not enough. Illahee 11:51-59.
Karr, JR. 1995. Risk assessment: we need more than an ecological veneer. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 1:436-442.
Karr, JR. 1995. Protecting aquatic ecosystems: clean water is not enough. Chap. 2. Pages 7-13 inWS Davis, TP Thomas (eds), Biological Assessment and Criteria: Tools for Water Resource Planning and Decision Making. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton.
Karr, JR. 1995. Using biological criteria to protect ecological health. Pages 137-152 inDJ Rapport, C Gaudet, P Calow (eds), Evaluating and Monitoring the Health of Large Scale Ecosystems. Springer-Verlag, New York.
Karr, JR. 1995. Migrant birds: where have we been, where are we going, and can we get there fast enough. Pages 249-252 inMH Wilson, SA Sader (eds), Conservation of Neotropical Migratory Birds in Mexico. Misc. Publ. 727, Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Sta., Univ. Maine, Orono.
Karr, JR. 1995. Book review: Biological Diversity: The Coexistence of Species on Changing Landscape. Cambridge Univ. Press, New York. Trends in Ecol. Evol. 10:299-300.
Karr, JR. 1995. Book review: The Third World in Global Environmental Politics, MAL Miller. J. Developing Areas 30:233-234.
Karr, JR. 1995. Disturbance and riparian corridors. Pages 43-46 inSB Laursen (ed), At the Water's Edge: The Science of Riparian Forestry. Conference, Duluth, MN, June 19-20, 1995. Publ. #BU-6637-S. Minnesota Extension Service, Univ. Minnesota, St. Paul.
Karr, JR. 1995. Making meaning of all the science. Pages 149-152 inSB Laursen (ed), At the Water's Edge: The Science of Riparian Forestry. Proceedings of a conference, Duluth, Minnesota, June 19-20, 1995. Minnesota Extension Service, Univ. Minnesota, St. Paul, Publ BU-6637-S.
Karr, JR. 1995. Understanding Earth key to humans' survival. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 22 Feb.
Karr, JR. 1995. Clean water is not enough. American Rivers 23:5.
Karr, JR. 1995. Assessing risk requires much broader view. Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce 24 August:B23-B24.
Karr, JR. 1996. Ecological integrity and health are not the same. Pages 97-109 inPC Schulze (ed), Engineering Within Ecological Constraints. National Academy of Engineering, National Academy Press, Washington, DC.
Karr, JR. 1996. Book review: Forest Ecosystems, DA Perry. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore. Northw. Sci. 70:70-71.
Karr, JR. 1996. Book review: The Food Web of a Tropical Rain Forest, DP Reagan, RB Waide (eds). Univ. Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. Trends Ecol. Evol. 11:79-80.
Karr, JR. 1996. Forest health is not synonymous with tree health. The Forestry Source (Soc. American Foresters, Bethesda, Maryland) July/August:7.
Karr, JR. 1996. Restoring connections: beyond the binocular view. Observer (Point Reyes Bird Observatory) 106:4, 9.
Karr, JR. 1997. Book review: Natural Capital and Human and Human Economic Survival. T Prugh, R Costanza, JH Cumberland, H Daly, R. Goodland, and R. Norgaard. International Soc. Ecological Economics, Solomons, Maryland. 1997. EcoScience 4: 126-127.
Karr, J. 1997. Bridging the gap between human and ecological health. Ecosys. Health 3:197-199.
Karr, JR. 1997. Extinction of birds on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Essay 5A (pp. 131-132) in GK Meffe and GR Carroll (eds), Principles of Conservation Biology, 2nd edition. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.
Karr, JR. 1997. Measuring biological integrity. Essay 14A. Pages 483-485 inGK Meffe and GR Carroll (eds), Principles of Conservation Biology, 2nd edition. Sinauer, Sunderland, Massachusetts..
Karr, JR. 1997. The future is now: biological monitoring to ensure healthy waters. Pp. 31-36 in Streamkeepers: Aquatic insects as biomonitors. Xerces Society, Portland, OR. Reprinted Northwest Science 71: 244-247.
Karr, JR. 1998. Biological integrity: a long-neglected aspect of environmental program evaluation. Pages 148-175 inGJ Knaap, TJ Kim (eds), Environmental Program Evaluation: A Primer. University of Illinois Press, Urbana.
Karr, JR. 1998. Rivers as sentinels: using the biology of rivers to guide landscape management. Pages 502-528 in RJ Naiman, RE Bilby (eds.), River Ecology and Management: Lessons from the Pacific Coastal Ecosystems. Springer, New York.
Karr, JR. 1999. Defining and measuring river health. Freshwat. Biol. 41:221-234.
Karr, JR. 1999. Restoring Life in Running Waters: Better Biological Monitoring. Island Press, Washington, DC.
Karr, JR. 1999. Rivers as sentinels: Using the biology of rivers to measure ecological health. Pages 46-48 (Appendix E) in CL Soskolne, R Bertollini (eds.), A Discussion Document: Global Integrity and Sustainable Development: Cornerstones of Public Health. Based on Int. Workshop, World Health Org., Rome Italy 3-4 December 1998.
Karr, JR. 2000. Book review: Continental Conservation: Scientific Foundations of Regional Reserve Networks, ME Soulé, J Terborgh (eds), Island Press, Washington, DC. Northw. Sci. 74:169-170.
Karr, JR. 2000. Ecological health, public health, and societal well-being. Washington Publ. Health 17:30-31.
Karr, JR. 2000. Health, integrity, and biological assessment: The importance of whole things. Pages 209-226 in D Pimentel, L Westra, RF Noss (eds), Ecological Integrity: Integrating Environment, Conservation, and Health. Island Press, Washington, DC.
Karr, JR. 2000. Book review: Measuring the Natural Environment, I Strangeways, Cambridge Univ. Press. 2000. Ecoscience 7:518-519.
Karr, JR. 2001. Protecting life: Weaving together environment, people, and law. Pages 175-185 in RG Stahl, Jr, RA Bachman, AL Barton, JR Clark, PL deFur, SJ Ells, CA Pittinger, MW Slimak, RS Wentsel (eds.), Risk Management: Ecological Risk-Based Decision-Making. SETAC Press, Pensacola, Florida.
Karr, JR. 2002. Understanding the consequences of human actions: indicators from GNP to IBI. Pages 98-110 in P Miller, L Westra (eds), Just Ecological Integrity: The Ethics of Maintaining Planetary Life. Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, MD.
Karr, JR. 2002. What from ecology is relevant to design and planning? Pages 133-172 in BR Johnson, K Hill (eds), Ecology and Design: Frameworks for Learning. Island Press, Washington, DC.
Karr, JR. 2003. Protecting ecological health: challenge for the twenty-first century. Pages 23-353 in LI Lyle, EW Chester, AF Scott (eds). Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on the Natural History of Lower Tennessee and Cumberland River Valleys. The Center of Excellence for Field Biology, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee.
Karr, JR. 2004. Book review: Conservation of Freshwater Fishes: Options for the Future, MJ Collares-Pereira, IG Cowx, MM Coelho (eds) Fishing News Books, Oxford and Malden, Blackwell Science. 2002. The Quart. Rev. Biol. 79:91-92.
Karr, JR. 2004. Thoughts on the importance of citizen volunteers. In the Flow. Page 5. February 2004, Newsletter of the Streamkeepers of Clallam County, Port Angeles, Washington.
Karr, J.R. 2004. Beyond definitions: maintaining biological integrity, diversity, and environmental health in national wildlife refuges. Nat. Res. J. 44:1067-1092.
Karr, JR. 2005. Indicators: It matters what we measure. Chapter 18, Meeting conservation challenges, Essay 18.2. Pages 669-671 in MJ Groom, GK Meffe, CR Carroll (eds), Principles of Conservation Biology, 3rd ed. Sinauer, Sunderland, Massachussetts.
Karr, JR. 2005. Measuring biological condition, protecting biological integrity. Article 3, http://www.sinauer.com/groom/article.php?id=23, companion website to MJ Groom, GK Meffe, CR Carroll (eds), 2005, Principles of Conservation Biology, 3rd ed. Sinauer, Sunderland, Massachussetts.
Karr, JR. 2006. Seven foundation of biological monitoring and assessment. Biol. Ambient. 20:7-18.
Karr, JR. 2006. When government ignores science, scientists should speak up. BioScience 56:287-288.
Karr, JR. 2008. Biological integrity. Pages 408412 In SE Jørgensen, BD Fath (Editor-in-Chief). Ecological indicators. Vol. 1, Encyclopedia of Ecology. Elsevier, Oxford.
Karr, JR. 2008. Ecological health indicators. Pages 10371041 in SE Jørgensen, BD Fath (Editor-in-Chief). Ecological indicators. Vol. 2, Encyclopedia of Ecology. Elsevier, Oxford.
Karr, JR. 2009. Natural: a benchmark, not a bias. Northw. Sci. 83(3):294-297.
Karr, JR, JD Allen, AC Benke. 2000. River conservation in the United States and Canada. Pages 3-39 in PJ Boon, BR Davies, GE Petts (eds.), Global Perspectives on River Conservation: Science, Policy, and Practice. J. Wiley, New York.
Karr, JR, EW Chu. 1995. Ecological integrity: reclaiming lost connections. Pages 34-48 inL Westra, J Lemons (eds), Perspective on Ecological Integrity. Kluwer Academic Publ., Netherlands.
Karr, JR, EW Chu. 1995. Eastside forests require protection. Wild Fish & Forests (Pac. NW Regional Off., The Wilderness Soc.) Spring:16-17.
Karr, JR, EW Chu. 1996. Book review: A Primer of Conservation Biology, RB Primack. Sinauer Assoc., Sunderland, Massachusetts. Ecosys. Health 2:159-160.
Karr, JR, EW Chu. 1997. Biological monitoring: essential foundation for ecological risk assessment. Human Ecolog. Risk Assess. 3:993-1004.
Karr, JR, EW Chu. 2000. Sustaining living rivers. Hydrobiologia 422/423:1-14.
Karr, J. R. 2006. Sustaining Living Systems: Challenge for the Twenty-first Century. In Ecologia. Atti del XV Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Ecologia (Torino, 12-14 settembre 2005) a cura di Claudio Comoglio, Elena Comino, e Francesca Bona [online] URL: http://www.xvcongresso.societaitalianaecologia.org/articles/Karr.pdf.
Karr, JR. 2007. Review: Ziglio, G, G Flaim, M Siligardi (eds). 2006. Biological Monitoring of Rivers: Applications and Perspectives. Wiley, New York. Ecol. Engineer. 31:140-141.
Karr, JR, RR Horner, CR Horner. 2003. EPA's review of Washington's water quality criteria: an evaluation of whether Washington's criteria proposal protects stream health and designated uses. National Wildlife Federation, Seattle. 25 p.
Karr, JR, DN Kimberling. 2003. A terrestrial arthropod index of biological integrity for shrub-steppe landscapes. Northw. Sci. 77:202-213.
Karr, JR, E Morishita Rossano. 2001. Applying public health lessons to protect river health. Ecol. Civil Eng. 4:3-18.
Karr, JR, JJ Rhodes, GW Minshall, FR Hauer, RL Beschta, CA Frissell, DA Perry. 2004. The effects of postfire salvage logging on aquatic ecosystems in the American west. BioScience 54:1029-1033.
Karr, JR, T Thomas. 1996. Economics, ecology, and environmental quality. Ecol. Appl. 6:31-32.
Karr, JR, CO Yoder. 2004. Biological assessment and criteria improve total maximum daily load decision making. J. Environ. Engineer. 130:594-604.
Kimberling, DN, JR Karr, LS Fore. 2001. Measuring human disturbance using terrestrial invertebrates in the shrubsteppe of eastern Washington (USA). Ecol. Indic. 1:63-81.
May, CW, RR Horner, JR Karr, BW Mar, and EB Welch. 1997. Effects of urbanization on small streams in the Puget Sound lowland ecoregion. Watershed Protect. Tech. 2(4):483-494.
Meretsky, VJ, RL Fischman, JR Karr, DM Ashe, JM Scott, RF Noss, RL Schroeder. 2006. New directions in conservation for the National Wildlife Refuge system. Bioscience 56:135-143.
Morley, SA, JR Karr. 2002. Assessing and restoring the health of urban streams in the Puget Sound basin. Cons. Biol. 16:1498-1509.
Naiman, RJ, JJ Magnuson, DM McKnight, JA Stanford, and JR Karr. 1995. Policy forum: Freshwater ecosystems and their management. Science 270:584-585.
Perry, DA, MG Henjum, JR Karr, DL Bottom, JC Bednarz, SG Wright, SA Beckwitt, and E Beckwitt. 1995. Interim protection for late-successional forests, fisheries, and watersheds: a summary of the report of the Eastside Forests Scientific Society Panel. Pages 103-114 inProceedings, Ecosystem Management in Western Interior Forests, Spokane, WA, May 3-5, 1994. Dep. Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State Univ.
Poff, NL, JD Allan, MB Bain, JR Karr, KL Prestegaard, BD Richter, RE Sparks, JC Stromberg. 1997. The natural flow regime: A paradigm for river conservation and restoration. BioScience 47(11):769-784.
Rapport, DJ, G Bohm, D Buckingham, J Cairns, Jr, R Costanza, JR Karr, HAM de Kruijf, R Levins, AJ McMichael, NO Nielsen, WG Whitford. 2000. Ecosystem health: the concept, the ISEH, and the important tasks ahead. Ecosys. Health 5:82-90.
Rapport, DJ, G Bohm, D Buckingham, J Cairns, Jr, R Costanza, JR Karr, HAM de Kruijf, R Levins, AJ McMichael, NO Nielsen, WG Whitford. 2000. Reply to Calow: Critics of ecosystem health misrepresented. Ecosys. Health 6:5-6.
Rapport, DJ, N Christensen, JR Karr, GP Patil. 1999. 1999. The centrality of ecosystem health in achieving sustainability in the 21st century: concepts and new approaches to environmental management. Trans. Royal Soc. Can. VI(IX):3-40.
Rapport, DJ, C Gaudet, JR Karr, JS Baron, C Bohlen, W Jackson, B Jones, RJ Naiman, B Norton, MM Pollock. 1998. Evaluating landscape health: integrating societal goals and biophysical processes. J. Environ. Mgmt. 53:1-15.
Sieving, KE, and JR Karr. 1997. Avian extinction and persistence mechanisms in lowland Panama. Pages 156-170 inWF Laurence and RO Bierregaard, Jr. (eds), Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management and Conservation of Fragmented Communities. Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois.
Westra, L, P Miller, JR Karr, WE Rees, RE Ulanowicz. 2000. Ecological integrity and the aims of the global integrity project. Pages 19-41 in D Pimentel, L Westra, and RF Noss (eds), Ecological Integrity: Integrating Environment, Conservation, and Health. Island Press, Washington, DC.
White, RJ, JR Karr, and W Nehlsen. 1995. Better roles for fish stocking in aquatic resource management. American Fisheries Society Symposium 15: 527-547.
White, RJ, JR Karr, and W Nehlsen. 1996. Hatchery reform in the Northwest: Issues, opportunities, and recommendations. Final Report to Oregon Trout, Portland, Oregon.
White, RJ, W Nehlsen, and JR Karr. 1995. Why wild trout matter. Pages 105-114 inR Barnhart, B Shake, RH Hamre (eds), Wild Trout V: Wild Trout in the 21st Century. Proceedings of a symposium, Yellowstone National Park, Sept. 26-27, 1994. American Fisheries Society.