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USGS Environmental Health Publications

Full listing of new and upcomming USGS health-related publications from the GeoHealth Newsletter

Winter 2010/2011

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Nevers, M.B., and Whitman, R.L., Efficacy of monitoring and empirical predictive modeling at improving public health protection at Chicago beaches: Water Research, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.12.010.

Seiler, R.L., Stillings, L.L., Cutler, N., Salonen, L., and Outola, I., Biogeochemical factors affecting the presence of 210Po in groundwater: Applied Geochemistry.

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Antolin, M.F., Biggins, D.E., and Gober, P., 2010, Symposium on the ecology of plague and its effects on wildlife—A model for translational research: Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, v. 10, no. 1, p. 3-5, doi:10.1089/vbz.2009.2010.pl.intro.

Badgley, B.D., Ferguson, J., Heuvel, A.V., Kleinheinz, G.T., McDermott, C.M., Sandrin, T.R., Kinzelman, J., Junion, E.A., Byappanahalli, M.N., Whitman, R.L., and Sadowsky, M.J., 2011, Multi-scale temporal and spatial variation in genotypic composition of Cladophora-borne Escherichia coli populations in Lake Michigan: Water Research, v. 45, no. 2, p. 721-731, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.08.041.

Bartholomay, R.C., and Twining, B.V., 2010, Chemical constituents in groundwater from multiple zones in the eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer at the Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho, 2005-08: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5116, 81 p.

Brady, A.M.G., and Plona, M.B., 2010, Occurrence of Escherichia coli in the Cuyahoga River in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3068, 4 p.

Byappanahalli, M.N., and Ishii, S., 2010, Environmental sources of fecal bacteria (Chapter 5), in Sadowsky, M.J., and Whitman, R.L., eds., The Fecal Bacteria: Washington, D.C., ASM Press, ISBN:978-1-55581-608-7.

Carter, J.M., Kingsbury, J.A., Hopple, J.A., and Delzer, G.C., 2010, Concentration data for anthropogenic organic compounds in groundwater, surface water, and finished water of selected community water systems in the United States, 2002-10: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 544, 13 p.

Clarke, J.S., and Painter, J.A., 2010, Hydrology, water quality, and water-supply potential of ponds at Hunter Army Airfield, Chatham County, Georgia, November 2008-July 2009: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5265, 34 p.

Cui, P., Hou, Y., Tang, M., Zhang, H., Zhou, Y., Yin, Z., Li, T., Guo, S., Xing, Z., He, Y., Prosser, D.J., Newman, S.H., Takekawa, J.Y., Yan, B., and Lei, F., 2011, Movement patterns of Bar-headed Geese Anser indicus during breeding and post-breeding periods at Qinghai Lake, China: Journal of Ornithology, v. 152, no. 1, p. 83-92, doi:10.1007/s10336-010-0552-6.

Dubrovsky, N.M., Burow, K.R., Clark, G.M., Gronberg, J.M., Hamilton, P.A., Hitt, K.J., Mueller, D.K., Munn, M.D., Nolan, B.T., Puckett, L.J., Rupert, M.G., Short, T.M., Spahr, N.E., Sprague, L.A., and Wilber, W.G., 2010, The quality of our Nation's waters-Nutrients in the Nation's streams and groundwater, 1992-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1350, 174 p.

Dubrovsky, N.M., and Hamilton, P.A., 2010, Nutrients in the Nation's streams and groundwater: National Findings and Implications: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3078, 6 p.

Dusek, R.J., Iko, W.M., and Hofmeister, E.K., 2010, Occurrence of west nile virus infection in raptors at the salton sea, california: Journal of Wildlife Diseases, v. 46, no. 3, p. 889-895.

Finnegan, D.P., Simonson, L.A., and Meyer, M.T., 2010, Occurrence of antibiotic compounds in source water and finished drinking water from the upper Scioto River Basin, Ohio, 2005-6: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5083, 16 p (with appendices).

Foster, A.L., and Katz, B.G., 2010, Occurrence of organic compounds in source and finished samples from seven drinking-water treatment facilities in Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 550, 5 p.

Graham, J.L., Loftin, K.A., Meyer, M.T., and Ziegler, A.C., 2010, Cyanotoxin mixtures and taste-and-odor compounds in cyanobacterial blooms from the Midwestern United States: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 44, no. 19, p. 7361-7368, doi:10.1021/es1008938.

Harvey, R., Metge, D., Sheets, R., and Jasperse, J., 2011, Fluorescent microspheres as surrogates in evaluating the efficacy of Riverbank filtration for removing Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts and other pathogens, in Shamrukh, M., ed., Riverbank Filtration for Water Security in Desert Countries: Springer Netherlands, p. 81-96, ISBN:978-94-007-0026-0.

Katz, B.G., Griffin, D.W., McMahon, P.B., Harden, H.S., Wade, E., Hicks, R.W., and Chanton, J.P., 2010, Fate of effluent-borne contaminants beneath septic tank drainfields overlying a karst aquifer: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 39, no. 4, p. 1181-1195, doi:10.2134/jeq2009.0244.

Kauffman, L.J., and Chapelle, F.H., 2010, Relative vulnerability of public supply wells to VOC contamination in hydrologically distinct regional aquifers: Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, v. 30, no. 4, p. 54-63, doi:10.1111/j.1745-6592.2010.01308.x.

Matchett, M.R., Biggins, D.E., Carlson, V., Powell, B., and Rocke, T., 2010, Enzootic plague reduces black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) survival in Montana: Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, v. 10, no. 1, p. 27-35, doi:10.1089/vbz.2009.0053.

Nevers, M.B., and Boehm, A.B., 2010, Modeling fate and transport of fecal bacteria in surface water (Chapter 8), in Sadowsky, M.J., and Whitman, R.L., eds., The Fecal Bacteria: Washington, DC., ASM Press, ISBN:978-1-55581-608-7.

Nielsen, M.G., Lombard, P.J., and Schalk, L.F., 2010, Assessment of arsenic concentrations in domestic well water, by town, in Maine 2005-09: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5199, 36 p.

Norman, L.M., James, C., van Riper III, C., and Gray, F., 2010, The Border Environmental Health Initiative—Investigating the transboundary Santa Cruz watershed: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3097, 2 p.

Ramey, A.M., Pearce, J.M., Ely, C.R., Sheffield Guy, L.M., Irons, D.B., Derksen, D.V., and Ip, H.S., 2010, Transmission and reassortment of avian influenza viruses at the Asian-North American interface: Virology, v. 406, no. 2, p. 352-359, doi:10.1016/j.virol.2010.07.031.

Robinson, B.A., 2010, Occurrence and attempted mitigation of carbon dioxide in a home constructed on reclaimed coal-mine spoil, Pike County, Indiana: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5157, 17 p (with Appendix).

Seiler, R.L., 2010, 210Po in Nevada groundwater and its relation to gross alpha radioactivity: Ground Water, doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2010.00688.x (Advanced Web release).

Takekawa, J.Y., Newman, S.H., Xiao, X., Prosser, D.J., Spragens, K.A., Palm, E.C., Yan, B., Li, T., Lei, F., Zhao, D., Douglas, D.C., Muzaffar, S.B., and Ji, W., 2010, Migration of waterfowl in the East Asian flyway and spatial relationship to HPAI H5N1 outbreaks: Avian Diseases, v. 54, no. s1, p. 466-476, doi:10.1637/8914-043009-Reg.1.

Thiros, S.A., and Spangler, L.E., 2010, Decadal-scale changes in dissolved-solids concentrations in groundwater used for public supply, Salt Lake Valley, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3073, 6 p.

U.S. Geological Survey, 2010, Understanding beach health throughout the Great Lakes—Entering a new era of investigations: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010–3093, 4 p.

Warner, K.L., and Arnold, T.L., 2010, Relations that affect the probability and prediction of nitrate concentration in private wells in the glacial aquifer system in the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5100, xi, 73 p. p.

Whitman, R.L., Nevers, M.B., Przybyla-Kelly, K., and Byappanahalli, M.N., 2010, Physical and biological factors influencing environmental sources of fecal indicator bacteria in surface water (Chapter 6), in Sadowsky, M.J., and Whitman, R.L., eds., The Fecal Bacteria: Washington, DC., ASM Press, ISBN:978-1-55581-608-7.

Wilkison, D.H., and Davis, J.V., 2010, Occurrence and sources of Escherichia coli in metropolitan St. Louis streams, October 2004 through September 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5150, 51 p.


Summer 2010

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Byappanahalli, M.N., and Ishii, S., 2010, Environmental sources of fecal bacteria, in Sadowsky, M.J., and Whitman, R.L., eds., The Fecal Bacteria: Washington, D.C., ASM Press.

Nevers, M.B., and Boehm, A.B., 2010, Modeling fate and transport of fecal bacteria in surface water, in Sadowsky, M.J., and Whitman, R.L., eds., The Fecal Bacteria: Washington, DC., ASM Press.

Seiler, R.L., 2010, 210Po in Nevada groundwater and its relation to gross alpha radioactivity: Groundwater.

Seiler, R.L., Stillings, L.L., Cutler, N., Salonen, L., and Outola, I., 2010, Biogeochemical factors affecting the presence of 210Po in groundwater: Applied Geochemistry.

Whitman, R.L., Nevers, M.B., Przybyla-Kelly, K., and Byappanahalli, M.N., 2010, Physical and biological factors influencing environmental sources of fecal indicator bacteria in surface water, in Sadowsky, M.J., and Whitman, R.L., eds., The Fecal Bacteria: Washington, DC., ASM Press.

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Bunnell, J.E., Garcia, L.V., Furst, J.M., Lerch, H., Olea, R.A., Suitt, S.E., and Kolker, A., 2010, Navajo coal combustion and respiratory health near Shiprock, New Mexico: Journal of Environmental and Public Health, v. 2010, p. 14, Article ID 260525, doi:10.1155/2010/260525.

Burow, K.R., Nolan, B.T., Rupert, M.G., and Dubrovsky, N.M., 2010, Nitrate in groundwater of the United States, 1991-2003: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 44, no. 13, p. 4988-4997, doi:10.1021/es100546y.

Buxton, H.T., 2010, USGS science serves public health: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3004, 2 p.

Byappanahalli, M.N., Whitman, R.L., Shively, D.A., and Nevers, M.B., 2010, Linking non-culturable (qPCR) and culturable enterococci densities with hydrometeorological conditions: Science of The Total Environment, v. 408, no. 16, p. 3096-3101, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.04.051.

Chalmers, A., Argue, D., Gay, D., Brigham, M., Schmitt, C., and Lorenz, D., 2010, Mercury trends in fish from rivers and lakes in the United States, 1969–2005: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Advanced Web release).

Dorevitch, S., Ashbolt, N.J., Ferguson, C.M., Fujioka, R., McGee, C.D., Soller, J.A., and Whitman, R.L., 2010, Meeting report--Knowledge and gaps in developing microbial criteria for inland recreational waters: Environmental Health Perspectives, v. 118, no. 6, doi:10.1289/ehp.0901627.

Ginsberg, H.S., Rochlin, I., and Campbell, S.R., 2010, The use of early summer mosquito surveillance to predict late summer West Nile virus activity: Journal of Vector Ecology, v. 35, no. 1, p. 35-42, doi:10.1111/j.1948-7134.2010.00055.x.

Gray, J.E., Plumlee, G.S., Morman, S.A., Higueras, P.L., Crock, J.G., Lowers, H.A., and Witten, M.L., 2010, In vitro studies evaluating leaching of mercury from mine waste calcine using simulated human body fluids: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 44, no. 12, p. 4,782-4,788, doi:10.1021/es1001133.

Griffin, D., Gonzalez, C., Teigell, N., Petrosky, T., Northup, D., and Lyles, M., 2010, Observations on the use of membrane filtration and liquid impingement to collect airborne microorganisms in various atmospheric environments: Aerobiologia (Advanced Web release).

Haack, S.K., 2010, Antibiotic, pharmaceutical, and wastewater-compound data for Michigan, 1998-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5217, 36 p (Appendix (XLS)).

Heuvel, A.V., McDermott, C., Pillsbury, R., Sandrin, T., Kinzelman, J., Ferguson, J., Sadowsky, M., Byappanahalli, M., Whitman, R., and Kleinheinz, G.T., 2010, The green alga, Cladophora, promotes Escherichia coli growth and contamination of recreational waters in Lake Michigan: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 39, no. 1, p. 333-344, doi:10.2134/jeq2009.0152.

Hughes, T., Irwin, P., Hofmeister, E., and Paskewitz, S.M., 2010, Occurrence of avian Plasmodium and West Nile virus in culex species in Wisconsin: Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, v. 26, no. 1, p. 24-31, doi:10.2987/09-5893.1.

Jagucki, M.L., Brown, C.J., Starn, J.J., and Eberts, S.M., 2010, Assessing the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination--Glacial aquifer system in Woodbury, Connecticut: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 2010-3002, 6 p.

Jankowski, M.D., Franson, J.C., Möstl, E., Porter, W.P., and Hofmeister, E.K., 2010, Testing independent and interactive effects of corticosterone and synergized resmethrin on the immune response to West Nile virus in chickens: Toxicology, doi:10.1016/j.tox.2010.01.010.

Landon, M., Jurgens, B., Katz, B., Eberts, S., Burow, K., and Crandall, C., 2010, Depth-dependent sampling to identify short-circuit pathways to public-supply wells in multiple aquifer settings in the United States: Hydrogeology Journal, v. 18, no. 3, p. 577-593, doi:10.1007/s10040-009-0531-2.

Lindsey, B., Katz, B., Berndt, M., Ardis, A., and Skach, K., 2010, Relations between sinkhole density and anthropogenic contaminants in selected carbonate aquifers in the eastern United States: Environmental Earth Sciences, v. 60, no. 5, p. 1073-1090, doi:10.1007/s12665-009-0252-9.

Morman, S.A., 2010, Arsenic--A detective story in dusts: Earth, v. 55, no. 6, p. 40-47.

Nevers, M.B., and Whitman, R.L., 2010, Policies and practices of beach monitoring in the Great Lakes, USA--A critical review: Journal of Environmental Monitoring, v. 12, p. 581-590, doi:10.1039/b917590c.

O'Brien, V.A., Meteyer, C.U., Ip, H.S., Long, R.R., and Brown, C.R., 2010, Pathology and virus detection in tissues of nestling house sparrows naturally infected with Buggy Creek virus (Togaviridae): Journal of Wildlife Diseases, v. 46, no. 1, p. 23-32.

Orem, W., Tatu, C., Pavlovic, N., Bunnell, J., Kolker, A., Engle, M., and Stout, B., 2010, Health effects of energy resources: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3096, 5 p.

Pearce, J.M., Ramey, A.M., Ip, H.S., and Gill Jr, R.E., 2010, Limited evidence of trans-hemispheric movement of avian influenza viruses among contemporary North American shorebird isolates: Virus Research, v. 148, no. 1-2, p. 44-50, doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2009.12.002.

Pedersen, J., Killian, M.L., Hines, N., Senne, D., Panigrahy, B., Ip, H.S., and Spackman, E., 2010, Validation of a real-time reverse transcriptase-PCR assay for the detection of H7 avian influenza virus: Avian Diseases, v. 54, no. SUPPL. 1, p. 639-643, doi:10.1637/8911-043009-Reg.1.

Ramey, A.M., Pearce, J.M., Flint, P.L., Ip, H.S., Derksen, D.V., Franson, J.C., Petrula, M.J., Scotton, B.D., Sowl, K.M., Wege, M.L., and Trust, K.A., 2010, Intercontinental reassortment and genomic variation of low pathogenic avian influenza viruses isolated from northern pintails (Anas acuta) in Alaska: Examining the evidence through space and time: Virology, doi:10.1016/j.virol.2010.02.006.

Rowe, B.L., Price, C.V., Zogorski, J.S., and Moran, M.J., 2010, Vulnerability of drinking water supply wells to VOCs: Journal of the American Water Works Association, v. 102, no. 5, p. 133-143.

Smith, D.J., Griffin, D.W., and Schuerger, A.C., 2010, Stratospheric microbiology at 20 km over the Pacific Ocean: Aerobiologia, v. 26, no. 1, p. 35-46, doi:10.1007/s10453-009-9141-7.

Suom, C., Ginsberg, H.S., Bernick, A., Klein, C., Buckley, P.A., Salvatore, C., and LeBrun, R.A., 2010, Host-seeking activity and avian host preferences of mosquitoes associated with West Nile virus transmission in the northeastern U.S.A.: Journal of Vector Ecology, v. 35, no. 1, p. 69-74, doi:10.1111/j.1948-7134.2010.00060.x.

Thupaki, P., Phanikumar, M.S., Beletsky, D., Schwab, D.J., Nevers, M.B., and Whitman, R.L., 2009, Budget analysis of Escherichia coli at a Southern Lake Michigan Beach: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 44, no. 3, p. 1010-1016, doi:10.1021/es902232a.

Toccalino, P.L., and Hopple, J.A., 2010, The quality of our Nation's waters--Quality of water from public-supply wells in the United States, 1993-2007--Overview of major findings: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1346, 58 p.

Toccalino, P.L., Norman, J.E., and Hitt, K.J., 2010, Quality of source water from public-supply wells in the United States, 1993-2007: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5024, 206 p.

Vanden Heuvel, A., McDermott, C., Pillsbury, R., Sandrin, T., Kinzelman, J., Ferguson, J., Sadowsky, M., Byappanahalli, M., Whitman, R., and Kleinheinz, G.T., 2009, The green alga, Cladophora, promotes Escherichia coli growth and contamination of recreational waters in Lake Michigan: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 39, no. 1, p. 333-344, doi:10.2134/jeq2009.0152.

VanderKooi, S.P., Burdick, S.M., Echols, K.R., Ottinger, C.A., Rosen, B.H., and Wood, T.M., 2010, Algal toxins in upper Klamath Lake, Oregon--Linking water quality to juvenile sucker health: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3111, 2 p.

Verhougstraete, M.P., Byappanahalli, M.N., Whitman, R.L., and Rose, J.B., 2010, Cladophora in the Great Lakes--Impacts on beach water quality and human health: Water Science and Technology, v. 62, no. 1, p. 68-74, doi:10.2166/wst.2010.230.

Whitman, R.L., Ge, Z., Nevers, M.B., Boehm, A.B., Chern, E.C., Haugland, R.A., Lukasik, A.M., Molina, M., Przybyla-Kelly, K., Shively, D.A., White, E.M., Zepp, R.G., and Byappanahalli, M.N., 2010, Relationship and variation of qPCR and culturable enterococci estimates in ambient surface waters are predictable: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 44, no. 13, p. 5049-5054, doi:10.1021/es9028974.


Winter 2009/2010

Bails, J.B., Dietsch, B.J., Landon, M.K., and Paschke, S.S., 2009, Occurrence of selected organic compounds in groundwater used for public supply in the plio-pleistocene deposits in east-central Nebraska and the Dawson and Denver aquifers near Denver, Colorado, 2002-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5243, 30 p.

Banks, W.S.L., and Reyes, B., 2009, Anthropogenic organic compounds in source and finished groundwater of community water systems in the Piedmont Physiographic Province, Potomac River Basin, Maryland and Virginia, 2003-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5064, 33 p.

Berhanu, D., Dybowska, A., Misra, S.K., Stanley, C.J., Ruenraroengsak, P., Boccaccini, A.R., Tetley, T.D., Luoma, S.N., Plant, J.A., and Valsami-Jones, E., 2009, Characterisation of carbon nanotubes in the context of toxicity studies: Environmental Health--A Global Access Science Source, v. 8, no. SUPPL. 1, doi:10.1186/1476-069X-8-S1-S3 (SUPPL. 1).

Boehm, A.B., Griffith, J., McGee, C.D., Edge, T., Solo-Gabriele, H.M., Whitman, R.L., Cao, Y., Getrich, M., Jay, J.A., Ferguson, D.M., Goodwin, K.D., Lee, C.M., Madison, M., and Weisberg, S.B., 2009, Faecal indicator bacteria enumeration in beach sand--A comparison study of extraction methods in medium to coarse sands: Journal of Applied Microbiology, v. 107, no. 5, p. 1740-1750, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2009.04440.x.

Brown, C.J., Starn, J.J., Stollenwerk, K.G., Mondazzi, R.A., and Trombley, T.J., 2009, Aquifer chemistry and transport processes in the zone of contribution to a public-supply well in Woodbury, Connecticut, 2002-06: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5051, 158 p.

Brown, C.J., and Trombley, T.J., 2009, Organic compounds in Running Gutter Brook water used for public supply near Hatfield, Massachusetts, 2003-05: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3076, 6 p.

Byappanahalli, M.N., and Whitman, R.L., 2009, Clostridium botulinum type E occurs and grows in the alga Cladophora glomerata: Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, v. 66, no. 6, p. 879-882, doi:10.1139/F09-052.

Crandall, C.A., Kauffman, L.J., Katz, B.G., Metz, P.A., McBride, W.S., and Berndt, M.P., 2009, Simulations of groundwater flow and particle tracking analysis in the area contributing recharge to a public-supply well near Tampa, Florida, 2002-05: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5231, 53 p.

Docherty, D.E., Samuel, M.D., Egstad, K.F., Griffin, K.M., Nolden, C.A., Karwal, L., and Ip, H.S., 2009, Short report--Changes in West Nile virus seroprevalence and antibody titers among Wisconsin mesopredators 2003-2006: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 81, no. 1, p. 177-179.

Duris, J.W., Haack, S.K., and Fogarty, L.R., 2009, Gene and antigen markers of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli from Michigan and Indiana river water--Occurrence and relation to recreational water quality criteria: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 38, no. 5, p. 1878-1886, doi:10.2134/jeq2008.0225.

Dusek, R.J., Bortner, J.B., DeLiberto, T.J., Hoskins, J., Christian Franson, J., Bales, B.D., Yparraguirre, D., Swafford, S.R., and Ip, H.S., 2009, Surveillance for high pathogenicity avian influenza virus in wild birds in the Pacific Flyway of the United States, 2006-2007: Muestreo para detectar influenza aviar de alta patogenicidad en aves silvestres de la ruta migratoria del Pacífico de los Estados Unidos, 2006-2007, v. 53, no. 2, p. 222-230, doi:10.1637/8462-082908-Reg.1.

Fassbinder-Orth, C.A., Hofmeister, E.K., Weeks-Levy, C., and Karasov, W.H., 2009, Oral and parenteral immunization of chickens (Gallus gallus) against West Nile virus with recombinant envelope protein: Avian Diseases, v. 53, no. 4, p. 502-509, doi:10.1637/8688-031009-Reg.1.

Ferrell, G.M., 2009, Occurrence of selected pharmaceutical and organic wastewater compounds in effluent and water samples from municipal wastewater and drinking-water treatment facilities in the Tar and Cape Fear River basins, North Carolina, 2003-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1046, 45 p.

Francy, D.S., Bushon, R.N., Brady, A.M.G., Bertke, E.E., Kephart, C.M., Likirdopulos, C.A., Mailot, B.E., Schaefer, F.W., III, and Lindquist, H.D.A., 2009, Performance of traditional and molecular methods for detecting biological agents in drinking water: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5097, 17 p.

Gao, X., Metge, D.W., Ray, C., Harvey, R.W., and Chorover, J., 2009, Surface complexation of carboxylate adheres Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts to the hematite-water interface: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 43, no. 19, p. 7423-7429, doi:10.1021/es901346z.

Ging, P.B., Delzer, G.C., and Hamilton, P.A., 2009, Organic compounds in Elm Fork Trinity River water used for public supply near Carrollton, Texas, 2002-05: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3090, 6 p.

Glassmeyer, S.T., Furlong, E.T., and Kolpin, D.W., 2009, Prevalence of emerging contaminants in drinking water across the United States: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science Brief, June 2009, 1 p.

Graham, J.L., Loftin, K.A., and Kamman, N., 2009, Algal toxins--Monitoring recreation freshwaters: LakeLine, v. 29, p. 16-22 (pdf).

Griffin, D.W., Petrosky, T., Morman, S.A., and Luna, V.A., 2009, A survey of the occurrence of Bacillus anthracis in North American soils over two long-range transects and within post-Katrina New Orleans: Applied Geochemistry, v. 24, no. 8, p. 1464-1471, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2009.04.016.

Haack, S.K., Duris, J.W., Fogarty, L.R., Kolpin, D.W., Focazio, M.J., Furlong, E.T., and Meyer, M.T., 2009, Comparing wastewater chemicals, indicator bacteria concentrations, and bacterial pathogen genes as fecal pollution indicators: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 38, no. 1, p. 248-258, doi:10.2134/jeq2008.0173.

Hall, J.S., Ip, H.S., Franson, J.C., Meteyer, C., Nashold, S., TeSlaa, J.L., French, J., Redig, P., and Brand, C., 2009, Experimental infection of a North American raptor, American kestrel (Falco sparverius), with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1): PLoS ONE, v. 4, no. 10, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007555.

Hopple, J.A., Delzer, G.C., and Kingsbury, J.A., 2009, Anthropogenic organic compounds in source water of selected community water systems that use groundwater, 2002-05: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5200, 74 p.

Jagucki, M.L., Katz, B.G., Crandall, C.A., and Eberts, S.M., 2009, Assessing the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination--Floridan Aquifer system near Tampa, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3062, 6 p.

James-Pirri, M.J., Ginsberg, H.S., Erwin, R.M., and Taylor, J., 2009, Effects of open marsh water management on numbers of larval salt marsh mosquitoes: Journal of medical entomology, v. 46, no. 6, p. 1392-1399, doi:10.1603/033.046.0620.

Katz, B.G., Griffin, D.W., and Davis, J.H., 2009, Groundwater quality impacts from the land application of treated municipal wastewater in a large karstic spring basin: Chemical and microbiological indicators: Science of the Total Environment, v. 407, no. 8, p. 2872-2886, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.01.022.

Kolker, A., Panov, B.S., Panov, Y.B., Landa, E.R., Conko, K.M., Korchemagin, V.A., Shendrik, T., and McCord, J.D., 2009, Mercury and trace element contents of Donbas coals and associated mine water in the vicinity of Donetsk, Ukraine: International Journal of Coal Geology, v. 79, no. 3, p. 83-91, doi:10.1016/j.coal.2009.06.003.

Lapointe, D.A., Hofmeister, E.K., Atkinson, C.T., Porter, R.E., and Dusek, R.J., 2009, Experimental infection of Hawai'i 'Amakihi (hemignathus virens) with West Nile virus and competence of a co-occurring vector, culex quinquefasciatus--Potential impacts on endemic Hawaiian avifauna: Journal of wildlife diseases, v. 45, no. 2, p. 257-271.

McCarthy, K.A., Alvarez, D., Anderson, C.W., Cranor, W.L., Perkins, S.D., and Schroeder, V., 2009, Evaluation of passive samplers for long-term monitoring of organic compounds in the untreated drinking water supply for the City of Eugene, Oregon, September-October 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5178, 20 p.

McMahon, P.B., Burow, K.R., Kauffman, L.J., Eberts, S.M., Böhlke, J.K., and Gurdak, J.J., 2009, Simulated response of water quality in public supply wells to land use change: Water Resources Research, v. 45, no. 7, doi:10.1029/2007WR006731.

Moeller Jr, R.B., Puschner, B., Walker, R.L., Rocke, T.E., Smith, S.R., Cullor, J.S., and Ardans, A.A., 2009, Attempts to identify Clostridium botulinum toxin in milk from three experimentally intoxicated Holstein cows: Journal of Dairy Science, v. 92, no. 6, p. 2529-2533, doi:10.3168/jds.2008-1919.

Morman, S.A., Plumlee, G.S., and Smith, D.B., 2009, Application of in vitro extraction studies to evaluate element bioaccessibility in soils from a transect across the United States and Canada: Applied Geochemistry, v. 24, no. 8, p. 1454-1463, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2009.04.015.

Nevers, M.B., Shively, D.A., Kleinheinz, G.T., McDermott, C.M., Schuster, W., Chomeau, V., and Whitman, R.L., 2009, Geographic relatedness and predictability of E. coli along a peninsular beach complex of Lake Michigan: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 38, no. 6, p. 2357-2364.

Osorio, J.E., Iams, K.P., Meteyer, C.U., and Rocke, T.E., 2009, Comparison of monkeypox viruses pathogenesis in mice by in vivo imaging: PLoS ONE, v. 4, no. 8, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006592.

Plumlee, G., 2009, Report from ground zero--How geoscientists aid in the aftermath of environmental disasters: Earth, v. 54, no. 10, p. 38-47.

Rocke, T.E., Iams, K.P., Dawe, S., Smith, S.R., Williamson, J.L., Heisey, D.M., and Osorio, J.E., 2009, Further development of raccoon poxvirus-vectored vaccines against plague (Yersinia pestis): Vaccine, v. 28, no. 2, p. 338-344, doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2009.10.043.

Scudder, B.C., Chasar, L.C., Wentz, D.A., Bauch, N.J., Brigham, M.E., Moran, P.W., and Krabbenhoft, D.P., 2009, Mercury in fish, bed sediment, and water from streams across the United States, 1998-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5109, 74 p.

Smith, D.J., Griffin, D.W., and Schuerger, A.C., 2009, Stratospheric microbiology at 20 km over the Pacific Ocean: Aerobiologia, p. 1-12, doi:10.1007/s10453-009-9141-7.

Sullivan, D.J., Vecchia, A.V., Lorenz, D.L., Gilliom, R.J., and Martin, J.D., 2009, Trends in pesticide concentrations in Corn-Belt streams, 1996-2006: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5132, 76 p.

Symonds, E.M., Griffin, D.W., and Breitbart, M., 2009, Eukaryotic viruses in wastewater samples from the United States: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v. 75, no. 5, p. 1402-1409, doi:10.1128/AEM.01899-08.

Thomas, K.A., 2009, Organic compounds in Truckee River water used for public supply near Reno, Nevada, 2002-05: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3100, 6 p.

Vecchia, A.V., Gilliom, R.J., Sullivan, D.J., Lorenz, D.L., and Martin, J.D., 2009, Trends in concentrations and use of agricultural herbicides for corn belt rivers, 1996-2006: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 43, no. 24, p. 9,096-9,102, doi:10.1021/es902122j.

Welch, H.L., Kingsbury, J.A., Tollett, R.W., and Seanor, R.C., 2009, Quality of shallow groundwater and drinking water in the Mississippi embayment-Texas coastal uplands aquifer system and the Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer, south-central United States, 1994-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5091, 51 p.

Whitman, R.L., Przybyla-Kelly, K., Shively, D.A., Nevers, M.B., and Byappanahalli, M.N., 2009, Hand-mouth transfer and potential for exposure to E. coli and F+ coliphage in beach sand, Chicago, Illinois: Journal of Water and Health, v. 7, no. 4, p. 623-629, doi:10.2166/wh.2009.115.


Summer 2009

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Levitan, D.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., Gunter, M.E., Seal, R.R., II , Chou, I.M., and Piatak, N.M., IN PRESS, : American Mineralogist.

Morman, S.A., Plumlee, G.S., and Smith, D.B., IN PRESS, Application of in vitro extraction studies to evaluate element bioaccessibility in soils from a transect across the United States and Canada: Applied Geochemistry, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2009.04.015.

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Andersen, G.L., Frisch, A.S., Kellogg, C.A., Levetin, E., Lighthart, B., Paterno, D., and Moselio, S., 2009, Aeromicrobiology/Air quality, in Encyclopedia of Microbiology: Oxford, Academic Press, p. 11-26, ISBN:978-0-12-373944-5.

Brigham, M.E., Wentz, D.A., Aiken, G.R., and Krabbenhoft, D.P., 2009, Mercury cycling in stream ecosystems--1. Water column chemistry and transport: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 43, no. 8, p. 2,720-2,725, doi:10.1021/es802694n (Advanced Web release).

Byappanahalli, M.N., Sawdey, R., Ishii, S., Shively, D.A., Ferguson, J.A., Whitman, R.L., and Sadowsky, M.J., 2009, Seasonal stability of Cladophora-associated Salmonella in Lake Michigan watersheds: Water Research, v. 43, no. 3, p. 806-814, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2008.11.012.

Carpenter, K., and McGhee, G., 2009, Organic compounds in Clackamas River water used for public supply near Portland, Oregon, 2003-05: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3030, 6 p.

Chapelle, F.H., Bradley, P.M., McMahon, P.B., and Lindsey, B.D., 2009, What does "water quality" mean?: Ground Water, doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00569.x.

Chasar, L.C., Scudder, B.C., Stewart, A.R., Bell, A.H., and Aiken, G.R., 2009, Mercury cycling in stream ecosystems--3. Trophic dynamics and methylmercury bioaccumulation: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 43, no. 8, p. 2,733-2,739, doi:10.1021/es8027567.

DeSimone, L.A., 2009, Quality of water from domestic wells in principal aquifers of the United States, 1991-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5227, 127 p.

DeSimone, L.A., Hamilton, P.A., and Gilliom, R.J., 2009, Quality of water from domestic wells in principal aquifers of the United States, 1991-2004--Overview of major findings: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1332, 48 p.

DeSimone, L.A., Hamilton, P.A., and Gilliom, R.J., 2009, Quality of ground water from private domestic wells: Water Well Journal, April 2009, p. 33-37.

Haack, S.K., Duris, J.W., Fogarty, L.R., Kolpin, D.W., Focazio, M.J., Furlong, E.T., and Meyer, M.T., 2009, Comparing wastewater chemicals, indicator bacteria concentrations, and bacterial pathogen genes as fecal pollution indicators: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 38, no. 1, p. 248-258, doi:10.2134/jeq2008.0173.

Jagucki, M.L., Jurgens, B.C., Burow, K.R., and Eberts, S.M., 2009, Assessing the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination--Central Valley Aquifer System near Modesto, California: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3036, 6 p.

Katz, B.G., McBride, W.S., Hunt, A.G., Crandall, C.A., Metz, P.A., Eberts, S.M., and Berndt, M.P., 2009, Vulnerability of a public supply well in a karstic aquifer to contamination: Ground Water, v. 47, no. 3, p. 438-452, doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2008.00504.x.

Landon, M.K., Clark, B.R., McMahon, P.B., McGuire, V.L., and Turco, M.J., 2009, Hydrogeology, chemical characteristics, and transport processes in the zone of contribution of a public-supply well in York, Nebraska: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5050.

Marvin-DiPasquale, M., Lutz, M.A., Brigham, M.E., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Aiken, G.R., Orem, W.H., and Hall, B.D., 2009, Mercury cycling in stream ecosystems--2. Benthic methylmercury production and bed sediment-pore water partitioning: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 43, no. 8, p. 2,726-2,732, doi:10.1021/es802698v.

Nowell, L.H., Crawford, C.G., Gilliom, R.J., Nakagaki, N., Stone, W.W., Thelin, G.P., and Wolocks, D.M., 2009, Regression models for explaining and predicting concentrations of organochlorine pesticides in fish from streams in the United States: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 28, no. 6, p. 1,346-1,358, doi:10.1897/08-508.1.

Phillips, P., and Chalmers, A., 2009, Wastewater effluent, combined sewer overflows, and other sources of organic compounds to Lake Champlain: JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 45, no. 1, p. 45-57, doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2008.00288.x.

Preston, S.D., Alexander, R.B., Woodside, M.D., and Hamilton, P.A., 2009, SPARROW Modeling--Enhancing understanding of the Nation's water quality: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3019, 6 p.

Robertson, L.S., Iwanowicz, L.R., and Marranca, J.M., 2009, Identification of centrarchid hepcidins and evidence that 17[beta]-estradiol disrupts constitutive expression of hepcidin-1 and inducible expression of hepcidin-2 in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides): Fish and Shellfish Immunology, v. 26, no. 6, p. 898-907, doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2009.03.023.

Rochlin, I., Ginsberg, H.S., and Campbell, S.R., 2009, Distribution and abundance of host-seeking Culex species at three proximate locations with different levels of West Nile virus activity: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 80, no. 4, p. 661-668.

Shellenbarger, G.G., Athearn, N.D., Takekawa, J.Y., and Boehm, A.B., 2008, Fecal indicator bacteria and Salmonella in ponds managed as bird habitat, San Francisco Bay, California: Water Research, v. 42, no. 12, p. 2,921-2,930.

Watkinson, A.J., Murby, E.J., Kolpin, D.W., and Costanzo, S.D., 2009, The occurrence of antibiotics in an urban watershed--From wastewater to drinking water: Science of The Total Environment, v. 407, no. 8, p. 2,711-2,723, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.11.059.


Winter 2008/2009

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Hirsch, R.M., Hamilton, P.A., Miller, T.L., and Myers, D.N., 2008, Key water issues now facing our Nation: AWRA Impact (IN PRESS).

Rochlin, I., Ginsberg, H.S., and Campbell, S.R., 2009, Distribution and abundance of host-seeking Culex species at three proximate locations with different levels of West Nile virus (WNV) activity: American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (IN PRESS)

Watkinson, A.J., Murby, E.J., Kolpin, D.W., and Costanzo, S.D., 2009, The occurrence of antibiotics in an urban watershed--From wastewater to drinking water: Science of the Total Environment, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.11.059 (IN PRESS).

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Barnes, K.K., Kolpin, D.W., Focazio, M.J., Furlong, E.T., Meyer, M.T., Zaugg, S.D., Haack, S.K., Barber, L.B., and Thurman, E.M., 2008, Water-quality data for pharmaceuticals and other organic wastewater contaminants in ground water and in untreated drinking water sources in the United States, 2000-01: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1293, 6 p. plus tables p.

Barnes, K.K., Kolpin, D.W., Furlong, E.T., Zaugg, S.D., Meyer, M.T., and Barber, L.B., 2008, A national reconnaissance of pharmaceuticals and other organic wastewater contaminants in the United States--I. Groundwater: Science of the Total Environment, v. 402, no. 2-3, p. 192-200, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.04.028.

Bexfield, L.M., and Anderholm, S.K., 2008, Potential chemical effects of changes in the source of water supply for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006?5171, 48 p.

Brayton, M.J., Denver, J.M., Delzer, G.C., and Hamilton, P.A., 2008, Organic compounds in Potomac River water used for public supply near Washington, D.C., 2003–05: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007–3085, 6 p.

Focazio, M.J., Kolpin, D.W., Barnes, K.K., Furlong, E.T., Meyer, M.T., Zaugg, S.D., Barber, L.B., and Thurman, E.M., 2008, A national reconnaissance of pharmaceuticals and other organic wastewater contaminants in the United States--II. Untreated drinking water sources: Science of the Total Environment, v. 402, no. 2-3, p. 201-216, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.02.021.

Ginsberg, H.S., 2008, Potential effects of mixed infections in ticks on transmission dynamics of pathogens--Comparative analysis of published records: Experimental and Applied Acarology, v. 46, no. 1-4, pp. 29-41, doi:10.1007/s10493-008-9175-5.

Harvey, R.W., Metge, D.W., Shapiro, A.M., Renken, R.A., Osborn, C.L., Ryan, J.N., Cunningham, K.J., and Landkamer, L., 2008, Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--3. Use of microspheres to estimate the transport potential of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts: Water Resources Research, v. 44, W08431, doi:10.1029/2007WR006060.

Jarvi, S., Lieberman, M., Hofmeister, K., Nerurkar, V., Wong, T., and Weeks-Levy, C., 2008, Protective efficacy of a recombinant subunit West Nile virus vaccine in domestic geese (Anser anser): Vaccine, v. 26, no. 42, pp. 5,338-5,344, doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.08.011.

Kingsbury, J.A., Delzer, G.C., and Hamilton, P.A., 2008, Man-made organic compounds in source water of nine community water systems that withdraw from streams, 2002–05: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008–3094, 6 p.

Kingsbury, J.A., Delzer, G.C., and Hopple, J.A., 2008, Anthropogenic organic compounds in source water of nine community water systems that withdraw from streams, 2002–05: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5208, 66 p.

Koehler, A.V., Pearce, J.M., Flint, P.L., Franson, J.C., and Ip, H.S., 2008, Genetic evidence of intercontinental movement of avian influenza in a migratory bird--The northern pintail (Anas acuta): Molecular Ecology, v. 17, no. 21, p. 4754-4762, doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03953.x.

Landon, M.K., Clark, B.R., McMahon, P.B., McGuire, V.L., and Turco, M.J., 2008, Hydrogeology, chemical-characteristics, and transport processes in the zone of contribution of a public-supply well in York, Nebraska: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5050, 149 p.

Loftin, K.A., Meyer, M.T., Rubio, F., Kamp, L., Humphries, E., and Whereat, E., 2008, Comparison of two cell lysis procedures for recovery of microcystins in water samples from Silver Lake in Dover, Delaware, with microcystin producing cyanobacterial accumulations: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1341, 9 p.

Marsh, C., Schmitz, E., and Wynholds, L., 2008, Desktop diagnosis---A user's guide to the NBII Wildlife Disease Information Node: The Wildlife Professional, v. 2, no. 2, pp. 41-43.

McMahon, P.B., Burow, K.R., Kauffman, L.J., Eberts, S.M., Böhlke, J.K., and Gurdak, J.J., 2008, Simulated response of water quality in public-supply wells to land-use change: Water Resources Research, v. 44, p. 1-16, W00A06, doi:10.1029/2007WR006731.

Mendez, G.O., Foreman, W.T., Morita, A., and Majewski, M.S., 2008, Water- and air-quality monitoring of Sweetwater Reservoir Watershed, San Diego County, California--Phase one results continued, 2001-2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 347, 157 p.

Rabinowitz, P. M., Odofin, L., and Dein, J., 2008, From "us vs. them" to "shared risk"--Can animals help link environmental factors to human health?: EcoHealth, v. 5, no. 2, pp. 224-229.

Renken, R.A., Cunningham, K.J., Shapiro, A.M., Harvey, R.W., Zygnerski, M.R., Metge, D.W., and Wacker, M.A., 2008, Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--1. Revised conceptualization of groundwater flow: Water Resources Research, v. 44, W08429, doi:10.1029/2007WR006058.

Rocke, T., 2008, Protecting black-footed ferrets and prairie dogs against sylvatic plague: USGS Fact Sheet 2008-3087, 2 p.

Rocke, T.E., Smith, S.R., Marinari, P., Kreeger, J., Enama, J.T., and Powell, B.S., 2008, Vaccination with F1-V fusion protein protects black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) against plague upon oral challenge with Yersinia pestis: Journal of Wildlife Diseases, v. 44, no. 1, pp. 1-7.

Rocke, T.E., Smith, S.R., Stinchcomb, D.T., and Osorio, J.E., 2008, Immunization of black-tailed prairie dog against plague through consumption of vaccine-laden baits: Journal of Wildlife Diseases, v. 44, no. 4, pp. 930-937.

Samish, M., Ginsberg, H., and Glazer, I., 2008, Anti-tick biological control agents--Assessment and future perspectives, in Bowman, A.S., and Nuttall, P., eds., Ticks--Biology, Disease and Control: Cambridge University Press, pp. 447-469.

Shapiro, A.M., Renken, R.A., Harvey, R.W., Zygnerski, M.R., and Metge, D.W., 2008, Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--2. Chemical retention from diffusion and slow advection: Water Resources Research, v. 44, W08430, doi:10.1029/2007WR006059.

Sovada, M.A., Pietz, P.J., Converse, K.A., Tommy King, D., Hofmeister, E.K., Scherr, P., and Ip, H.S., 2008, Impact of West Nile virus and other mortality factors on American white pelicans at breeding colonies in the northern plains of North America: Biological Conservation, v. 141, no. 4, p. 1021-1031, doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2008.01.019.

Spackman, E., Ip, H.S., Suarez, D.L., Slemons, R.D., and Stallknecht, D.E., 2008, Analytical validation of a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test for Pan-American lineage H7 subtype Avian influenza viruses: Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, v. 20, no. 5, p. 612-616.

Wolf, R.E., Morman, S.A., and Plumlee, G.S., 2008, Speciation methods used to assess potential health effects of toxic metals in environmental materials: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1350, 35 p.


Summer 2008

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Barnes, K.K., Kolpin, D.W., Furlong, E.T., Zaugg, S.D., Meyer, M.T., and Barber, L.B., 2008, A national reconnaissance of pharmaceuticals and other organic wastewater contaminants in the United States--I. Groundwater: Science of the Total Environment, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.04.028 (IN PRESS).

Focazio, M.J., Kolpin, D.W., Barnes, K.K., Furlong, E.T., Meyer, M.T., Zaugg, S.D., Barber, L.B., and Thurman, E.M., 2008, A national reconnaissance for pharmaceuticals and other organic wastewater contaminants in the Unites States--II. Untreated drinking water sources: Science of the Total Environment, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.02.021 (IN PRESS).

Harvey, R.W., Metge, D.W., Shapiro, A.M., Renken, R.A., Osborn, C.L., Ryan, J.N., Cunningham, K.J., and Landkamer, L.L., 2008, Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--3. Use of microspheres to estimate the transport potential of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts: Water Resources Research, doi:10.1029/2007WR006060 (IN PRESS).

Hirsch, R.M., Hamilton, P.A., Miller, T.L., and Myers, D.N., 2008, Key water issues now facing our Nation: AWRA Impact (IN PRESS).

Landon, M.K., Clark, B.R., McMahon, P.B., McGuire, V.L., and Turco, M.J., 2008, Hydrogeology, chemical-characteristics, and transport processes in the zone of contribution of a public-supply well in York, Nebraska: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5050 (IN PRESS).

McMahon, P.B., Burow, K.R., Kauffman, L.J., Eberts, S.M., Bohlke, J., and Gurdak, J.J., 2008, Simulated response of water quality in public supply wells to land-use change: Water Resources Research, doi:10.1029/2007WR006731 (IN PRESS).

Renken, R.A., Cunningham, K.J., Shapiro, A.M., Harvey, R.W., Zygnerski, M.R., Metge, D.W., and Wacker, M.A., 2008, Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--1. Revised conceptualization of groundwater flow: Water Resources Research, doi:10.1029/2007WR006058 (IN PRESS).

Samish, M., Ginsberg, H., and Glazer, I., 2008, Anti-tick biological control agents--Assessment and future perspectives, in, Bowman, A.S., and Nuttall, P., eds., Ticks--Biology, Disease and Control: Cambridge University Press (IN PRESS).

Shapiro, A.M., Renken, R.A., Harvey, R.W., Zygnerski, M.R., and Metge, D.W., 2008, Pathogen and chemical transport in the karst limestone of the Biscayne aquifer--2. Chemical retention from diffusion and slow advection: Water Resources Research, doi:10.1029/2007WR006059 (IN PRESS).

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Burow, K.R., Jurgens, B.C., Kauffman, L.J., Phillips, S.P., Dalgish, B.A., and Shelton, J.L., 2008, Simulations of ground-water flow and particle pathline analysis in the zone of contribution of a public-supply well in Modesto, Eastern San Joaquin Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5035, 41 p.

Carpenter, K.D., Sobieszczyk, S., Arnsberg, A.J., and Rinella, F.A., 2008, Pesticide occurrence and distribution in the Lower Clackamas River Basin, Oregon, 2000–2005: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5027, 99 p.

Carter, J.M., Lapham, W.W., and Zogorski, J.S., 2008, Occurrence of volatile organic compounds in aquifers of the United States: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 44, no. 2, p. 399-416, doi:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2008.00170.x.

Clark, B.R., Landon, M.K., Kauffman, L.J., and Hornberger, G.Z., 2008, Simulations of ground-water flow, transport, age, and particle tracking near York, Nebraska, for a Study of Transport of Anthropogenic and Natural Contaminants (TANC) to Public-Supply Wells: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5068,47 p.

Ginsberg, H.S., and Faulde, M.K., 2008, Ticks, in Bonnefoy, X., Kampen, H., and Sweeney, K., eds., Public Health Significance of Urban Pests: World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe, p. 303-345.

Hirsch, R.M., Hamilton, P.A., Miller, T.L., and Myers, D.N., 2008, Water availability--The connection between water use and quality: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3015, 4 p.

Ip, H.S., Flint, P.L., Franson, J.C., Dusek, R.J., Derksen, D.V., Jr, R.E.G., Ely, C.R., Pearce, J.M., Lanctot, R.B., Matsuoka, S.M., Irons, D.B., Fischer, J.B., Oates, R.M., Petersen, M.R., Fondell, T.F., Rocque, D.A., Pedersen, J.C., and Rothe, T.C., 2008, Prevalence of Influenza A viruses in wild migratory birds in Alaska--Patterns of variation in detection at a crossroads of intercontinental flyways: Virology Journal, v. 5, doi:10.1186/1743-422X-5-71.

Jagucki, M.J., Landon, M.K., Clark, B.R., and Eberts, S.M., 2008, Assessing the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination--High Plains Aquifer Near York, Nebraska: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 2008-3025, 6 p.

McMahon, P.B., Böhlke, J.K., Kauffman, L.J., Kipp, K.L., Landon, M.K., Crandall, C.A., Burow, K.R., and Brown, C.J., 2008, Source and transport controls on the movement of nitrate to public supply wells in selected principal aquifers of the United States: Water Resources Research, v. 44, W04401, doi:10.1029/2007WR006252.

Reisen, W.K., Cayan, D., Tyree, M., Barker, C.M., Eldridge, B., and Dettinger, M., 2008, Impact of climate variations on mosquito abundance in California: Journal of Vector Ecology, v. 33, no. 1, p. 89-98, doi:10.3376/1081-1710(2008)33[89:IOCVOM]2.0.CO;2.

Rochlin, I., Harding, K., Ginsberg, H.S., Campbell, S.R., 2008, Comparative analysis of distribution and abundance of West Nile and Eastern Equine Encephelitis virus vectors in Suffolk County, New York using human population density and land use/cover data: Journal of Medical Entomology, v. 45, n. 3, p. 563-571.

Young, D.S., Kramer, L.D., Maffei, J.G., Dusek, R.J., Backenson, P.B., Mores, C.N., Bernard, K.A., and Ebel, G.D., 2008, Molecular epidemiology of Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, New York: Emerging Infectious Diseases, v. 14, no. 3, p. 454-460.


January 2008

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Blazer, V.S. Iwanowicz, L.R., Iwanowicz, D.D., Smith, D.R., Young, J.A., Hedrick, J. D., Foster, S.W., Reeser, S. J., In Press, Intersex (testicular oocytes) in smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) From the Potomac River and selected nearby drainages: Journal of Aquatic Animal Health.

Griffin, D.W., In Press, Non-spore forming eubacteria isolated at an altitude of 20,000 m in Earth’s atmosphere--Extended incubation periods needed for culture-based assays: Aerobiologia. doi:10.1007/s10453-007-9078-7.

Iwanowicz, L.R. and Ottinger, C.A., In Press, Estrogens, Estrogen Receptors and Their Role as Immunoregulators in Fish. In Zaccone, G., M.J. Manning, C.J. Secombes, and B.G. Kapoor, editors. Fish Defenses, Vol. 1: Immunology. Science Publishers.

Mora, M.A., Montoya, A.B., Juergens, P.W., Lee M.C., Duarte, A.M., Salazar, R.R., Terrazas, A.L., In Press, Persistent Environmental Pollutants in Eggs of Aplomado Falcons from Northern Chihuahua, Mexico, and South Texas, USA.  Environment International.

Tillitt, D.E., Cook, P.M., Giesy, J.P., Heideman, W., and Peterson, R.E., In Press, Reproductive Impairment of Great Lakes Lake Trout by Dioxin-Like Chemicals.  In: DiGiulio, R.T. and Hinton, D.E. (eds) Toxicology of Fishes, Francis & Taylor Publishers, Washington D.C.

vom Saal, F.S., Akingbemi, B.T., Belcher, S.M., Birnbaum, L.S., Crain, D.A., Eriksen, M., Guillette, L.J., Hauser, R., Heindel, J.J., Ho, S.-M., Iguchi, T., Jobling, S., Kanno, J., Keri, R.A., Knudsen, K.E, LeBlanc, G.A., Marcus, M., McLachlan, J.A., Myers, J.P., Nadal, A., Newbold, R.R., Olea, N., Prins, G.S., Richter, C.A., Rubin, B.S., Sonnenschein, C., Soto, A.M., Talsness, C.E., Vandenbergh, J.G., Vandenberg, L.N., Walser-Kuntz, D.R., Watson, C.S., Welshons, W.V., Wetherill, Y.,and Zoeller, R.T., In Press, Chapel Hill Bisphenol A Expert Panel Consensus Statement: Integration of Mechanisms, Effects in Animals and Potential to Impact Human Health at Current Levels of Exposure   : Reproductive Toxicology, 24(2).

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Ackerman, J.T., Eagles-Smith, C.A., Takekawa, J.Y., Demers,S.A., Adelsbach,T.L., Bluso, J.D. Miles, A.K., Warnocke, N., Suchanek, T.H., and Schwarzbach, S.E., 2007, Mercury concentrations and space use of pre-breeding American avocets and black-necked stilts in San Francisco Bay: Science of The Total Environment, 384(1-3):452-66.

Alvarez, D.A., Huckins, J.N.,  Petty, J.D., Jones-Lepp, T.L., Stuer-Lauridsen, F., Getting, D.T., Goddard, J.P., and Gravell, A., 2007, Tool for Monitoring Hydrophilic Contaminants in Water: Polar Organic Chemical Integrative Sampler (POCIS): In R. Greenwood, G. Mills, B. Vrana (eds) Passive Sampling Techniques. Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry: v. 48, Elsevier, p. 171-197.

Anderson, B., Hunt, J., Phillips, B., Thompson, B., Lowe, S., Taberski, K., and Carr, R.S.,  2007,  Patterns and trends in sediment toxicity in the San Francisco Estuary:  Environ. Res.,  105:145–155. 

Battaglin, W., Drewes, J., Bruce, B., and McHugh, M., 2007, Contaminants of emerging concern in the environment: Water Resources Impact, v. 9, no. 3, p. 3-4.

Beyer, W. N., Gaston, G., Brazzle, R., O'Connell, A.F., Jr., and Audet, D. J.,  2007, Deer exposed to exceptionally high concentrations of lead near the continental mine in Idaho, USA: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 26(5):1040-1046.

Bhattacharya, P., Welch, A.H., Stollenwerk, K.G., McLaughlin, M.J., Bundschuh, J., and Panaullah, G., eds., 2007., Arsenic in the environment--Biology and chemistry--Arsenic in the Environment Special Issue: Science of the Total Environment. V. 379, no 2-3.

Boehm, A. B., Whitman, R. L., Nevers, M. B., Hou, D., and Weisberg., S. B., 2007, Nowcasting recreational water quality: Pages 179-210 in L. J. Wymer, editor. Recreational Beaches: Statistical Framework for Water Quality Criteria and Monitoring, Wiley Publishers, New Jersey.

Boone, M.D., Semlitsch, R.D., Little, E.E., and Doyle, M.C., 2007,  Multiple stressors in amphibian communities:  Effects of chemical contaminants, bullfrogs, and fish:  Ecological Applications, 17:291-301.

Brown, J.B., and Battaglin, W.A., 2007, Striving for collaborative science and communication through the Consortium for Research and Education on Emerging Contaminants (CREEC): Water Resources Impact, v. 9, no. 3, p. 22-24.

Bryan, J. L., Wildhaber, M.L., Papoulias, D.M., DeLonay, A.J., Tillitt, D.E., Annis, M.L., 2007, Estimation of gonad volume, fecundity, and reproductive stage of shovelnose sturgeon using sonography and endoscopy with application to the endangered pallid sturgeon. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 23 (4), 411–419.

Buchwalter, D.B., Cain, D.J., Clements, W.H., and Luoma, S.N., 2007, Using biodynamic models to reconcile differences between laboratory toxicity tests and field biomonitoring with aquatic insects: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41, no. 13, p. 4,821-4,828, doi:10.1021/es070464y.

Burkholder, J., Libra, B., Weyer, P., Heathcote, S., Kolpin, D.W., Thorne, P.S., and Wichman, M., 2007, Impacts of waste from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) on water quality: Environmental Health Perspectives, v. 115, no. 2, p. 308-312, doi:10.1289/ehp.8839.

Byappanahalli, M.B., Whitman, R.L., Shively, D.A., Ferguson, J.,  Ishii, S., and Sadowsky., M.J., 2007, Population structure of Cladophora-borne Escherichia coli: in nearshore water of Lake Michigan. Water Research, 41: 3649-3654.

Chu, S., Henny, C.J., Kaiser, J.L., Drouillard, K.G., Haffner G.D., Letcher, R.J., 2007, Dachtal and chlorophenoxy herbicides and chlorothalonil fungicide in eggs of Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) from the Duwamish Lake Washington, Puget Sound area of Washington State: Environmental Pollution, 145:374-381.

Chuiko, G.M., Tillitt, D.E., Zajicek, J.L., Flerov, B.A., Stepanova, V.M., Zhelnin, Y.Y., and Podogornaya, V.A., 2007,  Chemical contamination of the Rybinsk Reservoir, Northwest Russia.  Part 1. Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) content and health indicators in bream (Abramis brama).  Chemosphere, 67:527-536.

Church, S.E., Owen, J.R., von Guerard, P., Verplanck, P.L., Kimball, B.A., and Yager, D.B., 2007, The effects of acidic mine drainage from historical mines in the Animas River watershed, San Juan County, Colorado—What is being done and what can be done to improve water quality?, in DeGraff, J.V., ed., Understanding and responding to hazardous substances at mine sites in the western United States: Boulder, Colo., Geological Society of America, p. 47-83, ISBN:9780813741178.

 Cloern, J.E., Jassby, A.D., Thompson, J.K., and Hieb, K.A., 2007, A cold phase of the east pacific triggers new phytoplankton blooms in San Francisco Bay: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v. 104, no. 47, p. 18561-18565, doi:10.1073/pnas.0706151104.

Costanzo, S.D., Watkinson, A.J., Murby, E.J., Kolpin, D.W., and Sandstrom, M.W., 2007, Is there a risk associated with the insect repellent DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) commonly found inaquatic environments?: Science of the Total Environment, v. 384, no. 1-3, p. 214-220, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.05.036.

Cox, M.H., and Schemel, L.E., 2007, Chemical and hydrologic data from the Cement Creek and upper Animas River confluence and mixing zone, Silverton, Colorado, September 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1048, 4 p (includes a data file).

Croteau, M.-N., and Luoma, S.N., 2007, Characterizing dissolved Cu and Cd uptake in terms of the biotic ligand and biodynamics using enriched stable isotopes: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41, no. 9, p. 3140-3145, doi:10.1021/es0615122.

Croteau, M.-N., Luoma, S.N., and Pellet, B., 2007, Determining metal assimilation efficiency in aquatic invertebrates using enriched stable metal isotope tracers: Aquatic Toxicology, v. 83, no. 2, p. 116-125, doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2007.03.016.

Custer, C. M., Custer, T.W., and Hill, E.F., 2007, Mercury exposure and effects of cavity-nesting birds from the Carson River, Nevada: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 52:129-136.

Custer, C. M., Custer, T.W., Hines, J.E., Nichols, J.D., and Dummer, P.M., 2007, Adult tree swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) survival on the PCB-contaminated Housatonic River, MA: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 26:1056-1065.

Custer, T. W., Dummer, P.M., Custer, C.M., Warburton, D., Melancon, M.J., Hoffman, D.J., Matson, C.W., and Bickham, J.W., 2007, Water level management and contaminant exposure to tree swallows nesting on the Upper Mississippi River: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, v. 133, no. 1-3, p. 335-345.

Elliott, J.E., Morrissey, C.A., Henny, C.J., Ruelas Inzunza, E., Shaw, P., 2007, Satellite telemetry and prey sampling reveal contaminant sources to Pacific Northwest ospreys: Ecological Applications, v. 17, no. 4, p. 1223-1233.

Flegal, A.R., Brown, C.L., Squire, S., Ross, J.R.M., Scelfo, G.M., and Hibdon, S., 2007, Spatial and temporal variations in silver contamination and toxicity in San Francisco Bay: Environmental Research, v. 105, no. 1, p. 34-52, doi:10.1016/j.envres.2007.05.006.

Gandhi, N., Bhavsar, S.P., Diamond, M.L., Kuwabara, J.S., Marvin-DiPasquale, M., and Krabbenhoft, D.P., 2007, Development of a mercury speciation, fate and biotic uptake (BIOTRANSPEC) model--Application to Lahontan Reservoir (Nevada, USA): Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 26, no. 11, p. 2,260-2,273, doi:10.1897/06-468R.1.

Gibs, J., Stackelberg, P.E., Furlong, E.T., Meyer, M., Zaugg, S.D., and Lippincott, R.L., 2007, Persistence of pharmaceuticals and other organic compounds in chlorinated drinking water as a function of time: Science of the Total Environment, v. 373, no. 1, p. 240-249, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.11.003.

Griffin, D.W., Kubilay, N., Kocak, M., Gray, M.A., Borden, T.C., and Shinn., E.A.,  2007, Airborne desert dust and aeromicrobiology over the Turkish Mediterranean coastline: Atmospheric Environment, v. 41, no. 19, pp. 4050-4062, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.01.023.

Griffin, D.W. 2007. Atmospheric movement of microorganisms in clouds of desert dust and implications for human health: Clinical Microbiology Reviews, v. 20, no. 3, pp. 459-477, doi:10.1128/CMR.00039-06.

Harris, R., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Mason, R., Murray, M.W., Reash, R., and Saltman, T., eds., 2007, Ecosystem responses to mercury contamination—Indicators of change: Boca Raton, Fla., CRC Press LLC, 219 p., ISBN:9780849388927,

Harris, R.C., Rudd, J.W.M., Amyot, M., Babiarz, C.L., Beaty, K.G., Blanchfield, P.J., Bodaly, R.A., Branfireun, B.A., Gilmour, C.C., Graydon, J.A., Heyes, A., Hintelmann, H., Hurley, J.P., Kelly, C.A., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Lindberg, S.E., Mason, R.P., Paterson, M.J., Podemski, C.J., Robinson, A., Sandilands, K.A., Southworth, G.R., St. Louis, V.L., and Tate, M.T., 2007, Whole-ecosystem study shows rapid fish-mercury response to changes in mercury deposition: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v. 104, no. 42, p. 16,586-16,591, doi:10.1073/pnas.0704186104.

Henny, C.J., Hill, E.F., Grove, R.A., Kaiser, J.L., 2007, Mercury and drought along the lower Carson River, Nevada - I. Snowy egret and black-crowned night-heron annual exposure to mercury, 1997-2006: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 53:269-280.

Herring, J.R., and Walton-Day, K., 2007, Selenium and other elements in water and adjacent rock and sediment of Toll Gate Creek, Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado, December 2003 through March 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5018, 58 p.

Hinck, J.E., Blazer, V.S., Denslow, N.D., Echols, K.R., Gale, R.W., Wieser, C., May, T.W., Ellersieck, M., Coyle, J.J., and Tillitt, D.E., 2007, Chemical contaminants, health indicators, and reproductive biomarker responses in fish from rivers in the Southeastern United States: Science of the Total Environment, 390:538-557.

Hinck, J.E., Blazer, V.B. , Denslow, N.D., K.E. Echols, Gross, T.S., May, T.W. , Anderson, P.J., Coyle, J.J., and Tillitt, D.E., 2007, Spatial trends of environmental contaminants, health indicators, and reproductive biomarker responses in fish from the Colorado River and its tributaries: Science of the Total Environment, 378:376-402.

Hurley, J., Krabbenhoft, D., Wiener, J., and Babiarz, C., 2007, The Madison declaration on mercury pollution: Ambio, v. 36, no. 1, p. 62-65, doi:10.1579/0044-7447(2007)3662:TMDOMP2.0.CO;2.

Kenow, K. P., Grasman, K.A., Hines, R.K., Meyer, M.W., Gendron-Fitzpatrick, A., Spalding, M G., and Gray, B. R., 2007, Effects of methylmercury exposure on the immune function of juvenile common loons (Gavia immer): Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 26, no. 7, p. 1460-1469.

Kirshtein, J.D., Anderson, C.W., Wood, J.S., Longcore, J.E., and Voytek, M.A., 2007, Quantitative PCR detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA from sediments and water: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, v. 77, no. 1, p. 11-15, doi:10.3354/dao01831.

Kulp, T.R., Han, S., Saltikov, C.W., Lanoil, B.D., Zargar, K., and Oremland, R.S., 2007, Effects of imposed salinity gradients on dissimilatory arsenate-reduction, sulfate-reduction, and other microbial processes in sediments from two California soda lakes: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v. 73, no. 16, p. 5130-5137, doi:10.1128/AEM.00771-07.

Kuwabara, J.S., Arai, Y., Topping, B.R., Pickering, I.J., and George, G.N., 2007, Mercury speciation in piscivorous fish from mining-impacted reservoirs: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41, no. 8, p. 2745-2749, doi:10.1021/es0628856.

Landa, E.R., 2007, Naturally occurring radionuclides from industrial sources—Characteristics and fate in the environment, in Shaw, G., ed., Radioactivity in the Terrestrial Environment: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Elsevier, Radioactivity in the Environment Series, v. 10, p. 211-237, ISBN:978-0-08-043872-6.

Laustrup, M.S., Jacobson, R.B., and Simpkins, D.G., 2007, Distribution of potential spawning habitat for sturgeon in the lower Missouri River, 2003-06: U.S. Geological Survey, Open File Report 2007-1192.

Lipp, E.K., Futch, J.C., and Griffin, D.W., 2007, Analysis of multiple enteric viral targets as sewage markers in coral reefs: Marine Pollution Bulletin, v. 54, no. 12, pp. 1897-1902, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2007.08.001

Little, EE , Calfee R.D Theodorakos, P., Brown, Z.A., Johnson, C.A., 2007, Toxicity of cobalt-complexed cyanide to Oncorhynchus mykiss, Daphnia magna, and Ceriodaphnia dubia. Potentiation by ultraviolet radiation and attenuation by dissolved organic carbon and adaptive UV tolerance. - http://www.springerlink.com/content/l04348787pr40r53/ Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 14(5):333-7

Longcore, J.R., Dineli, R., and Haines, T.A., 2007, Mercury and growth of tree swallows at Acadia National Park, and at Orono, Maine, USA: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 126(1-3):117-127.

Longcore, J., Haines, T., and Halteman, W. 2007. Mercury in tree swallow food, eggs, bodies, and feathers at Acadia National Park, Maine, and an EPA Superfund Site, Ayer, Massachusetts. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 126(1-3):129-143.

Loper, C.A., Crawford, J.K., Otto, K.L., Manning, R.L., Meyer, M.T., and Furlong, E.T., 2007, Concentrations of selected pharmaceuticals and antibiotics in south-central Pennsylvania waters, March through September 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 300, 101 p.

Lorenzi, A.H., Cain, D.J., Parchaso, F., Thompson, J.K., Luoma, S.N., Hornberger, M.I., Dyke, J.L., Cervantes, R., and Shouse, M.K., 2007, Near-field receiving water monitoring of trace metals and a benthic community near the Palo Alto regional water quality control plant in South San Francisco Bay, California—2006: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1199.

Luoma, S.N., and Lofstedt, R.E., 2007, Contaminated salmon and the public's trust: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41, no. 6, p. 1,811-1,814 (Viewpoint article).

Luoma, S.N., and Lofstedt, R.E., 2007, Contaminated salmon and the public's trust: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41, no. 6, p. 1,811-1,814 (Viewpoint article).

Marvin-DiPasquale, M., and Cox, M.H., 2007, Legacy mercury in Alviso Slough, South San Francisco Bay, California—Concentration, speciation and mobility: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1240, 98 p.

Maule A.G., Gannamb, L. and Davis,J.W., 2007, Chemical contaminants in fish feeds used in federal salmonid hatcheries in the USA: Chemosphere 67(7):1308-1315.

May, T.W.  and Brumbaugh, W.G., 2007, Determination of total mercury in fillets of sport fishes collected from Folsom Reservoir, California, 2006: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2007-1078.

May, T.W.,  and Brumbaugh, W.G., 2007, Determination of total mercury in whole-body fish and fish muscle plugs collected from the South Fork of the Humboldt River, Nevada, September 2005: U.S. Geological Survey, Open File Report 2007-1059.

May, T.W., and Brumbaugh, W.G., 2007, Determination of total mercury in fillets of sport fishes collected from Folsom and New Melones Reservoirs, California, 2004: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2007-1077. 

Metge, D.W., Harvey, R.W., Anders, R., Rosenberry, D.O., Seymour, D., and Jasperse, J., 2007, Use of carboxylated microspheres to assess transport potential of cryptosporidium parvum oocysts at the Russian River Water Supply Facility, Sonoma County, California: Geomicrobiology Journal, v. 24, no. 3-4, p. 231-245, doi:10.1080/01490450701456867.

Meyer, M.T., Lee, E.A., Ferrell, G.F., Bumgarner, J.E., and Varnes, J., 2007, Evaluation of tandem off-line and on-line solid-phase extraction with liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry for the analysis of antibiotics in ambient water and comparision to an independent method: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5021, 28 p.

Meyer, M.T., Lee, E.A., and Scribner, E.A., 2007, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey Organic Geochemistry Research Group—Determination of dissolved isoxaflutole and its sequential degradation products, diketonitrile and benzoic acid, in water using solid-phase extraction and liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 5, sec. A, chap. 9, 13 p.

Meyer, M.T., Scribner, E.A., and Kalkhoff, S.J., 2007, Comparison of fate and transport of isoxaflutole to atrazine and metolachlor in 10 Iowa rivers: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41, no. 20, p. 6933-6939, doi:10.1021/es070903t.

Mills, G.A., Vrana, B., Allan, I., Alvarez, D.A., Huckins, J.N. and Greenwood, R., 2007, Trends in monitoring pharmaceuticals and personal-care products in the aquatic environment by use of passive sampling devices: Analytical Bioanal. Chemistry, 387, 1153-1157.

Nevers, M.B., R.L. Whitman, W. E. Frick, and Z. Ge., 2007, Interaction and influence of two creeks on E. coli concentrations of nearby beaches: Exploration of predictability and mechanisms: Journal of Environmental Quality, 36(5):1338-1345.

Otton, J.K., Zielinski, R.A., Smith, B.D., and Abbott, M.M., 2007, Geologic controls on movement of produced-water releases at U.S. Geological Survey Research Site A, Skiatook Lake, Osage County, Oklahoma: Applied Geochemistry, v. 22, no. 11, p. 2,138-2,154, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2007.04.015 (one of 6 papers in a special issue on environmental issues related to oil and gas exploration and production).

Nipper, M., Carr, R.S., Biedenbach, J., MacFarlane, J., and Gschwend, P.,  2007,  Passive samplers as sediment surrogates in toxicity tests: ICES Annual Science Conference, Proceedings, Copenhagen, Denmark: International Council for Exploration of the Sea, ICES CM 2007/J:09, 3p.

Plumlee, G.S., Foreman, W.T., Griffin, D.W., Lovelace, J.K., Meeker, G.P., and Demas, C.R., 2007, Characterization of flood sediments from Hurricane Katrina and Rita and potential implications for human health and the environment, in Farris, G.S., Smith, G.J., Crane, M. P., Demas, C.R., Robbins, L.L., and Lavoie, D.L., eds., Science and the storms: the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005:  U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1306, p. 246-257.

Plumlee, G.S., and Ziegler, T.L., 2007, The medical geochemistry of dusts, soils, and other earth materials: in Lollar, B.S., ed., Treatise on Geochemistry, online update, Volume 9, Chapter 7, Elsevier, p. 1-61.

Plumlee, G.S., Martin, D.A., Hoefen, T., Kokaly, R., Hageman, P., Eckberg, A., Meeker, G.P., Adams, M., Anthony, M., and Lamothe, P.J., 2007, Preliminary analytical results for ash and burned soils from the October 2007 Southern California Wildfires: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1407, 13 p.

Quinn, M. J., McKernan, M., Lavoie, E.T., and Ottinger., M.A.,  2007, Immunotoxicity of trenbolone acetate in Japanese quail. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part A 70(1-2):88-93.

Rattner, B.A., Golden, N.H., Toschik, P.C. McGowan, P.C., and Custer, T. W., 2008, Concentrations of metals in blood and feathers of nestling ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) in Chesapeake and Delaware Bays: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 54(1):114-122.

Rattner, B.A., J.C. Franson, S.R. Sheffield, C. Goddard, N.J. Leonard, D.Stang, P.J. Wingate. 2007, Lead emanating from hunting, shooting and fishing sports: implications for management of biota by natural resource professionals and policy makers: Report to the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society. 112 pp.

Reynolds, R.L., Yount, J.C., Reheis, M., Goldstein, H., Chavez, P., Jr.,, Fulton, R., Whitney, J., Fuller, C., and Forester, R.M., 2007, Dust emission from wet and dry playas in the Mojave Desert, USA: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 32, no. 12, p. 1811-1827, doi:10.1002/esp.1515.

Richter, C.A., Birnbaum, L.S., Farabollini, F., Newbold, R.R., Rubin, B.S., Talsness, C.E., Vandenbergh, J.G., Walser-Kuntz, D.R., and vom Saal, F.S., 2007, In vivo effects of bisphenol A in laboratory rodent studies. Reproductive Toxicology 24:(2)199-224.

Rostad, C.E., 2007, Studies on disinfection by-products and drinking water: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-2004-3032, 4 p.

Rostad, C.E., and Daniel, S.R., 2007, Distribution of selected organic compounds among suspended particulate, colloid and aqueous phases in the Mississippi River and selected tributaries: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, v. 53, no. 2, p. 151-158, doi:10.1007/s00244-005-0056-1.

Rowe, B.L, Toccalino, P.L, Moran, M.J, Zogorski, J.S., and Price, C.V., 2007, Occurrence and potential human-health relevance of volatile organic compounds in drinking water from domestic wells in the United States: Environmental Health Perspectives, v. 115, no. 11, pp. 1539-1546. (supplement)

Schmitt, C.J., Brumbaugh, W.G., and May, T.W., 2007, Accumulation of metals in fish from lead–zinc mining areas of southeastern Missouri, USA: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 67(1):14-30.

Schmitt, C. J. and Brumbaugh, W. G., 2007,  Evaluation of Potentially Non-Lethal Sampling Methods for Monitoring Mercury Concentrations in Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu):  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 53(1):84-95.

Scribner, E.A., Battaglin, W.A., Gilliom, R.J., and Meyer, M.T., 2007, Concentrations of glyphosate, its degradation product, aminomethylphosphonic acid, and glufosinate in ground- and surface-water, rainfall, and soil samples collected in the United States, 2001-06: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5122, 112 p.

Smalling, K.L., Orlando, J., and Kuivila, K., 2007, Occurrence of pesticides in water, sediment, and soil from the Yolo Bypass, California: San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, v. 5, no. 1 (Article 2).

Stackelberg, P.E., Gibs, J., Furlong, E.T., Meyer, M.T., Zaugg, S.D., and Lippincott, R.L., 2007, Efficiency of conventional drinking-water-treatment processes in removal of pharmaceuticals and other organic compounds http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.01.095: Science of the Total Environment, v. 377, no. 2-3, p. 255-272, doi:doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.01.095.

Stollenwerk, K.G., Breit, G.N., Welch, A.H., Yount, J.C., Whitney, J.W., Foster, A.L., Uddin, M.N., Majumder, R.K., and Ahmed, N., 2007, Arsenic attenuation by oxidized aquifer sediments in Bangladesh: Science of the Total Environment, v. 379, no. 2-3, p. 133-150, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.11.029 (Arsenic in the Environment, Biology and Chemistry—Arsenic in the Environment Special Issue, Bhattacharya, P., Welch, A.H., Stollenwerk, K.G., McLaughlin, M.J., Bundschuh, J., and Panaullah, G., eds.).

Thompson, B., Adelsbach, T., Brown, C., Hunt, J., Kuwabara, J., Neale, J., Ohlendorf, H., Schwarzbach, S., Spies, R., and Taberski, K., 2007, Biological effects of anthropogenic contaminants in the San Francisco Estuary: Environmental Research, v. 105, no. 1, p. 156-174, doi:10.1016/j.envres.2006.10.005.

Thordsen, J.J., Kharaka, Y.K., Ambats, G., Kakouros, E., and Abbott, M.M., 2007, Geochemical data from produced water contamination investigations—Osage-Skiatook Petroleum Environmental Research (OSPER) Sites, Osage County, Oklahoma: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1055, 15 p (appendix in seperate Miscorsoft Excel file).

Toccalino, P.L., 2007, Development and application of health-based screening levels for use in water-quality assessments:  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5106, 12 p.

Van Gosen, B.S. 2007. Reported historic asbestos mines, historic asbestos prospects, and natural asbestos occurrences in the Rocky Mountain States of the United States (Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1182.

Van Metre, P.C., Wilson, J.T., Horowitz, A.J., Skrobialowski, S.C., Foreman, W.T., Fuller, C.C., Burkhardt, M.R., Elrick, K.A., Mahler, B.J., Smith, J.J., and Zaugg, S.D., 2007, Chemical constituents in sediment in Lake Pontchartrain and in street mud and canal sediment in New Orleans, Louisiana, following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 206, 159 p.

Verplanck, P.L., Mueller, S.H., Goldfarb, R.J., and Nordstrom, D.K., 2007, Elevated arsenic in ground water, Ester Dome (Alaska), in Cidu, R., and Frau, F., eds., Water in Mining Environments, Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association Symposium 2007, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, May 27-31, 2007: p. 473-477.

Voltura, M.B. and French. J.B., 2007, Effects of dietary PCB exposure on reproduction in the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus): Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 52(2):264-269.

Vyas, N.B., Spann, J.W. Hulse, C.S. Gentry, S. and Borges, S.L., 2007, Dermal Insecticide Residues from Birds Inhabiting an Orchard: Environ Monit. Assess., 133(1-3):209-14.

Whitman, R.L., Przybyla-Kelly, K., Shively, D.A., and Byappanahalli, M.N., 2007, Incidence of the enterococcal surface protein gene in human and animal fecal sources: Environmental Science & Technology, 41:6090-6095.

Whitman, R. L., Przybyla-Kelly, K., Shively, D.A., Nevers, M.B., and M.N. Byappanahalli. 2008. Sunlight, season, snowmelt, storm, and source affect E. coli populations in an artificially ponded stream: Science of the Total Environment 390:448-455.

Zielinski, R.A., and Budahn, J.R., 2007, Mode of occurrence and environmental mobility of oil-field radioactive material at US Geological Survey Research Site B, Osage-Skiatook Project, Northeastern Oklahoma: Applied Geochemistry, v. 22, no. 11, p. 2,125-2,137, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2007.04.014 (one of 6 papers in a special issue on environmental issues related to oil and gas exploration and production).


June 2007

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March, F.A., Dwyer, F.J., Augspurger, T., Ingersoll, C.G., Wang, N., and Mebane, C.A., 2007, An evaluation of freshwater mussel toxicity data in the derivation of water quality guidance and standards for copper: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 26 (IN PRESS).

Wang, N., Augspurger, T., Barnhart, M.C., Bidwell, J.R., Cope, W.G., Dwyer, F.J., Geis, S., Greer, I.E., Ingersoll, C.G., Kane, C.M., May, T.W., Neves, R.J., Newton, T.J., Roberts, A.D., and Whites, D.W., 2007, Intra- and inter-laboratory variability in acute toxicity tests with glochidia and juveniles of freshwater mussels (Unionidae). Environ Toxicol Chem 26.: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 26 (IN PRESS).

Wang, N., Ingersoll, C.G., Greer, I.E., Hardesty, D.K., Ivey, C.D., Kunz, J.L., Dwyer, F.J., Roberts, A.D., Augspurger, T., Kane, C.M., Neves, R.J., and Barnhart, M.C., 2007, Chronic toxicity of copper and ammonia to juvenile freshwater mussels (Unionidae): Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 26 (IN PRESS).

Wang, N., Ingersoll, C.G., Hardesty, D.K., Ivey, C.D., Kunz, J.L., May, T.W., Dwyer, F.J., Roberts, A.D., Augspurger, T., Kane, C.M., Neves, R.J., and Barnhart, M.C., 2007, Acute toxicity of copper, ammonia, and chlorine to glochidia and juveniles of freshwater mussels (Unionidae): Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 26 (IN PRESS).

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Barber, L.B., Lee, K.E., Swackhamer, D.L., Schoenfuss, H.L., 2007, Reproductive responses of male fathead minnows exposed to wastewater treatment plant effluent, effluent treated with XAD8 resin, and an environmentally relevant mixture of alkylphenol compounds: Aquatic Toxicology, v. 82, no. 1, p. 36-46, doi: doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2007.01.003.

Brumbaugh, W.G., May, T.W., Besser, J.M., Allert, A.L., and Schmitt, C.J., 2007, Assessment of Elemental Concentrations in Streams of the New Lead Belt in Southeastern Missouri, 2002-05: U.S. Geological Suevey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5057, 57 p.

Farag, A.M., Nimick, D.A., Kimball, B.A., Church, S.E., Harper, D.D., and Brumbaugh, W.G., 2007, Concentrations of metals in water, sediment, biofilm, benthic macroinvertebrates, and fish in the Boulder River Watershed, Montana, and the role of colloids in metal uptake: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, v. 52, no. 3, p. 397-409, doi:10.1007/s00244-005-0021-z.

Harvey, R.W., Harms, H., and Landkamer, L., 2007, Transport of microorganisms in the terrestrial subsurface--In situ and laboratory methods, in Hurst, C.J., and others, eds., Manual of Environmental Microbiology (3rd ed.): Washington, D.C., ASM Press, v. VI.

May, T.W., Wakteher, M.J., and Brumbaugh, W.G., 2007, Selenium concentrations in irrigation drain inflows to the Salton Sea, California, October 2006 and January 2007: U.S. Geological survey Open-File Report 2007-1113, 18p.

Robinson, G.R., and Ayotte, J.D., 2007, Rock-bound arsenic influences ground water and sediment chemistry throughout New England: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1119, 18 p.

Robinson, G.R., Larkins, P., Boughton, C.J., Reed, B.W., and Sibrell, P.L., 2007, Assessment of contamination from arsenical pesticide use on orchards in the great valley region, Virginia and West Virginia, USA: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 36, no. 3, p. 654-663, doi:10.2134/jeq2006.0413.

Vogel, J.R., Stoeckel, D.M., Lamendella, R., Zelt, R.B., Santo Domingo, J.W., Walker, S.R., and Oerther, D.B., 2007, Identifying fecal sources in a selected catchment reach using multiple source-tracking tools: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 36, no. 3, p. 718-729


December 2006

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  • Anderson, J.L., Meece, J.K., Koziczkowski, J.J., Clark, J.L., Jr, Radcliff, R.D., Nolden, C.A., Samuel, M.D., and Ellingson, J.L.E., Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in scavenging mammals in Wisconsin: Journal of Wildlife Diseases (IN PRESS).

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  • Ayotte, J.D., Baris, Dalsu, Cantor, K.P., Colt, Joanne, Robinson, G.R., Jr., Lubin, J.H., Karagas, Margaret, Hoover, R.N., Fraumeni, J.F., Jr., and Silverman, D.T., 2006, Bladder cancer mortality and private well use in New England—An ecological study: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, v. 60, p. 168-172.
  • Bunnell, J.E., and others, 2006, Possible linkages between lignite aquifers, pathogenic microbes, and renal pelvic cancer in northwestern Louisiana, USA: Environmental Geochemistry and Health, v. 28, no. 6, p. 577-587.
  • Docherty, D.E., Samuel, M.D., Nolden, C.A., Egstad, K.E., and Griffin, K.M., 2006, West nile virus antibody prevalence in medium-sized mammals in southern Wisconsin—Emerging infectious diseases, v. 12, p. 1978-1980.
  • Friend, M., 2006, Disease emergence and resurgence—The wildlife - human connection: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1285, 400 p.
  • Friend, M., 2006, Tularemia: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1297, 68 p.
  • Gilliom, R.J., and others, 2006, The Quality of our Nation’s waters—Pesticides in the nation’s streams and ground water, 1992–2001: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1291, 172 p.
  • Kellogg , C.A., and Griffin, D.W., 2006, Aerobiology and the global transport of desert dust: Trends in Ecology and Evolution, v. 21, no. 11, p. 638-644.
  • Seiler, R., 2006, Mobilization of lead and other trace elements following shock chlorination of wells: Science of the Total Environment, v. 367, p. 757–768.
  • Toccalino, P.L. and Norman, J.E., 2006, Health-based screening levels to evaluate U.S. Geological Survey ground-water quality data: Risk Analysis, v. 26, no. 5, p. 1339-1348.
  • Zogorski, J.S., and others, 2006, The quality of our Nation’s water—Vola­tile organic compounds in the Nation’s ground water and drinking-water supply wells: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1292, 101 p.
  • Focazio, M.J., Tipton, Deborah, Shapiro, S.D., and Geiger, L.H., 2006, The chemical quality of self-supplied domestic well water in the United States: Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, v. 26, no. 3, p. 92-104.

June 2006

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  • U.S. Geological Survey, in press, Navajo coal and air quality in Shiprock, New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2006-3094.

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August 1, 2002

A Medical Geology textbook being edited by Olle Selinus of the Swedish Geological Survey is making progress. Several USGS scientists are participating in this groundbreaking publication, scheduled date for publication in early 2003.

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