Department of Environmental Sciences

Faculty: William Hintz

William Hintz

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University 2014


Research and Teaching Interests

  • Freshwater ecology and conversation
  • Invasive species
  • Fish and fisheries
  • Environmental pollution and policy

419.530.5079 | william.hintz@utoledo.edu

Research Recent Publications 


Research

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Recent Publications

Hintz, W. D. and R. A. Relyea. 2019. A review of the species, community, and ecosystem impacts of road salt salinization in fresh waters. Freshwater Biology.

Hintz, W. D., D. K. Jones, and R. A. Relyea. 2019. Evolved tolerance to freshwater salinization in zooplankton: Life history tradeoffs, cross-tolerance, and reducing cascading effects. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 374: 20180012. ​

Schuler, M. S., M. Cañedo-Argüelles, W. D. Hintz, B. Dyack, S. Birk, and R. A. Relyea. 2019. Regulations are needed to protect freshwater ecosystems from salinization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 374: 20180019.

Hintz, W. D. and D. G. Lonzarich. 2018. Maximizing foraging success: the roles of group size, predation risk, competition, and ontogeny. Ecosphere 9 (10): e02456.

Jones, D. K., W. D. Hintz, M.S. Schuler, E. K. Yates, B. M. Mattes, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Induced tolerance to agrochemicals was paved by evolutionary responses to predators. Environmental Science & Technology 51:13913-13919. ​​

Hintz, W. D. and R. A. Relyea. 2017. A salty landscape of fear: Responses of fish and zooplankton to freshwater salinization and predatory stress. Oecologia 185:147-156.

Hintz, W. D., B. M. Mattes, M. S. Schuler, D. K. Jones, A. B. Stoler, L. Lind, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Salinization triggers a trophic cascade in experimental freshwater communities with varying food-chain length. Ecological Applications 27:833-844.

Hintz, W. D. and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Impacts of road deicing salts on the early-life growth and development of a stream salmonid: Salt type matters. Environmental Pollution 223:409-415. ​

Stoler, A. B., W. D. Hintz, D. K. Jones, L. Lind, M. S. Schuler, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Leaf litter mediates the impact of road salt on forested wetland communities. Freshwater Science 36:415-426. ​

Schuler, M. S., W. D. Hintz, D. K. Jones, L. Lind, B. M. Mattes, A. B. Stoler, K. Sudol, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:1353-1361.

Hintz, W. D., D. C. Glover, B. C. Szynkowski, and J. E. Garvey. 2017. Spatiotemporal reproduction and larval habitat associations of non-native silver carp and bighead carp. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146:422-431. ​

Coldsnow, K. D., B. M. Mattes, W. D. Hintz, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Rapid evolution of tolerance to road salt in zooplankton. Environmental Pollution 222:367-373. ​

Hintz, W. D., N. K. MacVey, A. P. Porreca, A. M. Asher, and J. E. Garvey. 2017. Variation in prey selection and foraging success associated with early−life ontogeny and habitat use of American paddlefish (Polyodon spathula). Ecology of Freshwater Fish 26:181-189. ​

Porreca, A. P., W. D. Hintz, G. W. Whitledge, N. P. Rude, E. J. Heist. and J. E. Garvey. 2016. Establishing ecologically relevant managment boundaries: Linking movement ecology with the conservation of Scaphirhynchus sturgeon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73:877-884.

Hintz, W. D., D. C. Glover, J. E. Garvey, K. J. Killgore, D. P. Herzog, T. W. Spier, R. E. Colombo, and R. A. Hrabik. 2016. Status and habitat use of Scaphirhynchus sturgeons in an important fluvial corridor: Implications for river habitat enhancement. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145: 386-399. ​

Hintz, W. D., A. P. Porreca, J. E. Garvey, Q. E. Phelps , S. J. Tripp, R. A. Hrabik, and D. P. Herzog. 2015. Abiotic attributes surrounding alluvial islands generate critical fish habitat. River Research and Applications 31: 1218–1226.

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Last Updated: 5/27/20