Li J, Glibert PM, Gao Y. 2015. Temporal and spatial changes in Chesapeake Bay water quality and relationships to Prorocentrum minimum, Karlodinium veneficum, and CyanoHAB events, 1991-2008. Harmful Algae, 42:1-14.
Joesoef A, Huang WJ, Gao Y, Cai WJ. 2015. Air–water fluxes and sources of carbon dioxide in the Delaware Estuary: spatial and seasonal variability. JGR: Biogeosciences, 12: 6085–6101.
Gao Y, Cornwell JC. Influence of cyanobacteria blooms on sediment biogeochemistry and nutrient fluxes. Limnology and Oceanography, 2014, 59 (3): 959-971.
Gao Y, Cornwell JC, Stoecker DK, Owens M. Effects of cyanobacterial-driven pH increases on sediment nutrient fluxes and coupled nitrification-denitrification in a shallow fresh water estuary. Biogeosciences 2012, 9: 2697-2710.
Gao Y, O' Neil JM, Stoecker DK, Cornwell JC. Photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation during cyanobacteria blooms in an oligohaline and tidal freshwater estuary. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 2014, 72: 127-142.