News & Information

One goal of the South River Science Team remains to ensure effective communication is provided to users of the rivers. To achieve this goal, the team publishes a newsletter, fact sheets, and technical documents and presentations. A library of Meeting Documents contains agendas, presentations, and minutes for the team’s meetings.

Fact Sheets

Newsletters

The South River Science Team newsletter highlights recent activities and provides updates on ongoing research and outreach. Click below to access our most recent newsletter, as well as an archive of past editions.

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Presentations

South River Science Team members routinely prepare presentations to share their findings. Click below to view presentations about topics related to various aspects of the South River.

2017

Brent, R.N.; J. Collins; H.M. Wines; J.C. Luther; and N.L. Irving. 2017. “Use of Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) for Field Analysis of Mercury-Contaminated Soils.” Battelle Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. January 9-12, 2017. New Orleans, Louisiana. Poster Presentation.

Collins, J.; B. Reese; N.R. Grosso; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2017. “Development of a Short-Term Monitoring Strategy for Evaluation of Remedy Effectiveness in a Mercury Impacted River.” Battelle Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. January 9-12. New Orleans, Louisiana. Poster Presentation.

Wines, H. and J. Luther. 2017. “The Effects of Moisture on X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.” Battelle Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. January 9-12. New Orleans, Louisiana. Student Paper Presentation.

2016

Collins, J.; B. Reese; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2016. “Challenges of Reliably Assessing Exposure in Migratory Waterfowl at Contaminated Sites.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 37th Annual Meeting. November 6-10. Orlando, Florida. Poster Presentation.

Collins, J.; B. Reese; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2016. “Multiple Lines of Evidence to Assess Remediation and Restoration in a Mercury Contaminated River.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 37th Annual Meeting. November 6-10. Orlando, Florida. Poster Presentation.

Haffey, S.; C. Patmont; J. Collins; K. Hoffman; M. Liberati; and N. Grosso. 2016. “Integrated Restoration/Remediation of a Mercury Contaminated River.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 37th Annual Meeting. November 6-10. Orlando, Florida. Poster Presentation.

Jones, D.; B. Reese; N.R. Grosso; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2016. “How Much Is Enough? Support for Use of Amendments as a Safe and Viable Treatment Technology.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 37th Annual Meeting. November 6-10. Orlando, Florida. Poster Presentation.

Mancini, C.; S. Thakali; J. Collins; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2016. “A Mercury Impacted Aquatic Food Web Based on Empirical Data.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 37th Annual Meeting. November 6-10. Orlando, Florida. Poster Presentation.

2015

Bingman, T.; R.G. Stahl, Jr.; A. Guiseppi-Elie; and D. McCue. 2015. “Biomonitoring in Poultry Raised on Mercury-Contaminated Floodplain Soils.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 36th Annual Meeting. November 1-5, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation.

Collins, J.; N. Grosso; R. Davis; C. Patmont; and C. Mancini. 2015. “Criteria for the Selection of Bank Management Areas as Part of the Mercury Remedy in a Complex River System.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 36th Annual Meeting. November 1-5, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation.

Collins, J.; B. Reese; R.G. Stahl, Jr.; C. Mancini; and J. Flanders. 2015. “Establishing Baseline Data for Short- and Long-Term Monitoring to Evaluate Remedy Effectiveness for a Mercury Contaminated Sediment System.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 36th Annual Meeting. November 1-5, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation.

Collins, J.; R.G. Stahl, Jr.; R. Davis; C. Patmont; and C. Mancini. 2015. “Striking a Balance Between Remedial Goals and Habitat Function: An Exercise in Consensus Building.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 36th Annual Meeting. November 1-5, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation.

Grosso, N.; C. Foran; I. Linkov; and C. Patmont. 2015. “Application of the Enhanced Adaptive Management Model for Mercury Remediation in the South River.” The 8th International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. January 12-15. New Orleans, Louisiana. Platform Presentation.

Reese, B.; R.G. Stahl, Jr.; R. Landis; C. Mancini; and S. Thakali. 2015. “Site-Specific Application of the Bioaccumulation ad Aquatic System Simulator (BASS) for Mercury Bioaccumulation in the South River, Virginia.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 36th Annual Meeting. November 1-5, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation. 

Reese, B.; S. Thakali; R.G. Stahl, Jr.; R. Landis; and J. Flanders. 2015. “Field Validation of a Laboratory Pilot Demonstrating the Ability of Biochar to Reduce Mercury Bioavailability in Floodplain Soils.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 36th Annual Meeting. November 1-5, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation. 

Thakali, S.; R.G. Stahl, Jr.; C. Mancini; and J. Flanders. 2015. “Application of a Weight-of-Evidence Evaluation in a Complex Terrestrial Ecological Risk Assessment.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 36th Annual Meeting. November 1-5, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation. 

2014

Grosso, N.; C. Foran; I. Linkov; and C. Patmont. 2015. “Application of the Enhanced Adaptive Management Model for Mercury Remediation in the South River.” The 8th International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. January 12-15, 2015. New Orleans, Louisiana. Platform Presentation.

Flanders, J.R. and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2014. “Monitoring of Remedial Effectiveness in a River System.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 35th Annual Meeting. November 9-13, 2014. Vancouver, Canada. Platform Presentation.

Liberati, M.R. 2014. “Communicating Mercury Fish Consumption Advisories to River Users in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 35th Annual Meeting. November 9-13, 2014. Vancouver, Canada. Platform Presentation.

Mancini, C.; D. McCue; S. Thakali; R.G. Stahl, Jr.; and A. Guiseppi-Elie. 2014. “Data Quality Assurance in a Changing Regulatory Framework.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 35th Annual Meeting. November 9-13, 2014. Vancouver, Canada. Poster Presentation.

2013

Flanders, J.R.  2013.  “Quantitative Basis for Design of Monitoring of Remedial Effectiveness in a River System.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 34th Annual Meeting. November 17-21, 2013. Nashville, Tennessee.  Poster Presentation.

Mancini, C.  2013.  “A Plan for Monitoring an Aquatic Field Based Pilot Study for the Effectiveness of Mercury Treatment with Biochar.”  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 34th Annual Meeting. November 17-21, 2013. Nashville, Tennessee.  Platform Presentation.

2011

Collins, J.; G. Murphy; J.R. Flanders. 2011. “A Non-Lethal Approach to Assess and Monitor Mercury Concentrations in Black Basses from a Mercury Impacted Stream in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 32nd Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. November 13-17. Poster Presentation.

Flanders, J.R.; B. Reese; G. Murphy; R. Stahl, Jr. 2011. “In Situ Mercury Uptake by Aquatic Invertebrates in the South River, Virginia.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 32nd Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. November 13-17.

Landis, W.G.; K. Kolb Ayre; M. Cains; A. Markiewicz; J. Stinson; and H. Summers.  2011.  “Integrated Multiple Stressor Regional Risk Assessment for the South River and Upper Shenandoah River, VA.”  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 32nd Annual Meeting. November 13-17. Boston, Massachusetts.  Platform Presentation.

Reese, B.; C. Mancini; J.R. Flanders; R. Stahl, Jr. 2011. “Alternate Approaches to Assessment of Benthic Health in Sediment Limited Systems.” Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 32nd Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. November 13-17. Poster Presentation.

2010

Pizzuto, J.E. and K. Skalak. 2010. “Hydraulic Models for the Accumulation of Mercury-Contaminated Fine-Grained Sediment in Forested and Non-Forested Near-Bank Regions of the South River, Virginia, 1930-2007.” 2010 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union. December 13-17. San Francisco, California.

2009

Morrison, T.W.; G.W. Murphy; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2009. “Investigation of Feeding Mechanisms and Mercury Uptake in Corbicula fluminea along a Mercury Gradient in the South River, VA.” The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30th Annual Meeting in North America. November 22. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2008

Cianchetti, J.; W.R. Berti; and D. Cocking. 2008. Survey of Total and Methyl Mercury Content in Earthworms and Soils Collected from the South River (Virginia USA) Floodplain. Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America Conference. Tampa, Florida. Poster Presentation.

Flanders, J.R.; R.C. Landis; R. Griffith; and G. Gill. 2008. Using Benthic Flux Chambers to Identify Sources of Inorganic and Methylmercury in the South River, VA (USA). Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida. November. Poster Presentation.

Flanders, J.R.; T.W. Morrison; G.W. Murphy; J. Dyer; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2008. Loading Analysis Reveals Sources of Inorganic Mercury and Methylmercury in the South River Watershed. Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida. November. Poster Presentation.

Hachenski, D.M. and R.M. Daniel. 2008. “’The Mangle of Practice’: Assemblages of Design, Science, History and Nature.” International Conference on Critical Literacy in Visual Culture: From Power 2 Empowerment. Dallas, TX. June 6-7.

Hachenski, D.M. and R.M. Daniel. 2008. “’The Mangle of Practice’: Assemblages of Design, Science, History and Nature.” New Views 2: Conversations and Dialogues in Graphic Design: An International Symposium Defining Graphic Design for the Future. London, England. July 9-11.

Jordan, W.C.; T.W. Morrison; J.W. Green; W.R. Berti. 2008. An Investigation of Mercury Concentrations in the South River, Virginia Floodplain. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, North America Annual Meeting. Tampa Bay, Florida. November. Poster Presentation.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2008. “The Distribution, Residence Time, and Fate of Hg and Sediment in Fine-Grained Channel Margin (FGCM) Deposits within a Steep, Gravel-Bed River.” Invited Speakers, United States Geological Survey Technical Seminar, Reston, VA. November.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2008. “The Distribution, Residence Time, and Fate of Mercury and Sediment in Fine-Grained Channel Margin (FGCM) Deposits within a Steep, Gravel-Bed River: South River, Virginia. Invited Speakers, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Regional Meeting.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2008. “The Fate and Transport of Mercury and Sediment in a Gravel-Bed River.” Invited Speakers, Fine Sediment in the Chesapeake Bay Conference. Annapolis, MD.

2007

Condon, A. and D.A. Cristol. 2007. “Mercury Levels in Newly Independent Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) along the Contaminated South River, VA.” Wilson Ornithological Society 87th Annual Meeting. March 22-25. Boston, Massachusetts.

Flanders, J.R. and R.C. Landis. 2007. Development and Use of Benthic Flux Chambers in a Gravel-Bed River to Measure Mercury Fluxes. Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. November. Poster Presentation.

Flanders, J.R.; T.W. Morrison; J. Pizzuto; K. Skalak; R. Turner; R. Jensen; and N.R. Grosso. 2007. Factors Controlling Total Mercury Distributions in Fine Grained Sediments of the South River, Virginia, USA. Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. November. Poster Presentation.

Friedman, S. and D.A. Cristol. 2007. “Elevated Mercury Levels in a Terrestrial Songbird.” Wilson Ornithological Society 87th Annual Meeting. March 22-25. Boston, Massachusetts.

Hachenski, D.M. and R.M. Daniel. 2007. “'The Mangle of Practice': Assemblages of Design, Science, History and Nature.” 95th Annual CAA Conference: Collaboration and Participation in Design Practice and Education. New York City, NY. February 14 17.

Hallinger, K. 2007. “Does Mercury Contamination Affect Bird Song?” Wilson Ornithological Society 87th Annual Meeting. March 22-25. Boston, Massachusetts.

Monroe, A.; R.L. Brasso; and D.A. Cristol. 2007. “Occurrence of Double Clutching in a Southern Population of Tree Swallows.” Wilson Ornithological Society 87th Annual Meeting. March 22-25. Boston, Massachusetts.

2006

Brasso, R.L. 2006. The Effects of Mercury on the Nesting Success and Return Rate of Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor). Masters Thesis Defense. January. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Brasso, R.L.; D.A. Cristol; R. Jefferson-George; S. Koebley; and A. White. 2006. “Reproductive Success of Insectivorous Birds in a Watershed Contaminated by Mercury.” Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. August 6-11. Madison, Wisconsin.

Brasso, R.L.; D.A. Cristol; R. Jefferson-George; S. Koebley; and A. White. 2006. “Reproductive Success of Insectivorous Birds in a Watershed Contaminated by Mercury.” North American Ornithological Conference: Wings Without Borders. October 3-6. Veracruz, Mexico.

Cristol, D.A.; A. White; R.L. Brasso; R. Jefferson-George; and S. Koebley. 2006. “Mercury Levels in Insectivorous Birds Breeding on the South River in Virginia.” Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. August 6-11. Madison, Wisconsin.

Cristol, D.A.; R.L. Brasso; A. White; A. Condon; and S. Friedman. 2006. “Elevated Mercury Levels and Effects on Insectivorous Birds of the South River, Virginia.” Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. November 5-9. Montreal, Quebec.

Friedman, S. and D.A. Cristol. 2006. “Elevated Mercury Levels in a Terrestrial Songbird.” Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. November 5-9. Montreal, Quebec.

Turner, R.; R. Jensen; N. Bloom; R.C. Landis; T. Turner; T. Benzing; D. Graber Neufeld. 2006. “Methods of Identifying Non-Point Mercury Sources in a Contaminated Fluvial System.” Presented at the 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. August 9. Madison, Wisconsin.

White, A. 2006. Effects of Mercury on Condition and Coloration of Belted Kingfishers. Masters Thesis Defense. February. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

White, A. 2006. “Mercury Levels in Birds Breeding on the South River, VA.” North American Ornithological Conference: Wings Without Borders. October 3-6. Veracruz, Mexico.

2005

Brasso, R.L. and D.A. Cristol. 2005. "Reproductive Success of Insectivorous Birds in a Watershed Contaminated by Mercury." 75th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Society of Ornithology. May.

2004

Murphy, G.W.; T.J. Newcomb; D.J. Orth; and R.G. Stahl, Jr. 2004. "Bioaccumulation Dynamics of Methylmercury in Fish Communities of the Shenandoah River Basin, Virginia." The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25th Annual Meeting in North America. November 15. Portland, Oregon.

Murphy, G.W.; T.J. Newcomb; and D.J. Orth. 2004. "Uptake of Mercury and Relationship to Fish Food Habits." 134th Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. August 25. Madison, Wisconsin.

Murphy, G.W.; T.J. Newcomb; and D.J. Orth. 2004. "Sexual and Seasonal Variations in Concentrations of Mercury in Smallmouth Bass Micropterus dolomieu." 60th Annual Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference. April 26. Ocean City, Maryland.

Murphy, G.W.; T.J. Newcomb; and D.J. Orth. 2004. "Sexual and Seasonal Variations in Concentrations of Mercury in Smallmouth Bass Micropterus dolomieu." 2004 Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. March 18. Lexington, Virginia.

2003

Murphy, G.W.; T.J. Newcomb; and D.J. Orth. 2003. "Sexual and Seasonal Variations of Mercury in Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu) from the South Fork Shenandoah River, Virginia." 2003 Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science. May 29. Charlottesville, Virginia.

Publications

As the South River Science Team conducts research as a team or independently, members document their work in peer-reviewed scientific journals. These articles provide an unbiased representation of the background, methods used, findings, and significance of the work.

2017

Brent, R.N.; H.M. Wines; J.C. Luther; N.L. Irving; J. Collins; and B.L. Drake. 2017. “Validation of Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence for In Situ Measurement of Mercury in Soils.” Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 5:768-776.

Harris, M.J.; J.M. Stinson; and W.G. Landis. 2017. “A Bayesian Approach to Integrated Ecological and Human Health Risk Assessment for the South River, Virginia Mercury-Contaminated Site.” Risk Analysis. doi:10.1111/risa.12691

Johns, A.F.; S.E. Graham; M.J. Harris; A.J. Markiewicz; J.M. Stinson; and W.G. Landis. 2017. “Using the Bayesian Network Relative Risk Model Risk Assessment Process to Evaluate Management Alternatives for the South River and Upper Shenandoah River, Virginia.” Integr Environ Assess Manag. 13:100-114.

Landis, W.G.; K.K. Ayre; A.F. Johns; H.M. Summers; J. Stinson; M.J. Harris; C.E. Herring; and A.J. Markiewicz. 2017. “The Multiple Stressor Ecological Risk Assessment for the Mercury Contaminated South River and Upper Shenandoah River Using the Bayesian Network-Relative Risk Model.” Integr Environ Assess Manag. 13:85-99.

Landis, W.G.; A.J. Markiewicz; K.K. Ayre; A.F. Johns; M.J. Harris; J.M. Stinson; and H.M. Summers. 2017. “A General Risk-Based Adaptive Management Scheme Incorporating the Bayesian Network Relative Risk Model with the South River, Virginia, as Case Study.” Integr Environ Assess Manag. 13:115-126.

2015

Caudill, M.T.; E.L. Spear; C.W. Varian-Ramos; and D.A. Cristol. 2015. “PHA-Stimulated Immune-Responsiveness in Mercury-Dosed Zebra Finches Does Not Match Results from Environmentally Exposed Songbirds.” Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 94(4):407-11. April.

Foran, C.M.; K.M. Baker; N.R. Grosso; and I. Linkov. 2015. “An Enhanced Adaptive Management Approach for Remediation of Legacy Mercury in the South River.” PLoS ONE 10(2):e0117140. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117140. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25665032

Harris, M.J. 2015. Integrated Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment for the South River, Virginia:  A Bayesian Approach. Masters Thesis. Western Washington University. May 22. 413 pp.

Henry, K.A.; D.A. Cristol; C.W. Varian-Ramos; and E.L. Bradley. 2015. “Oxidative Stress in Songbirds Exposed to Dietary Methylmercury.” Ecotoxicology 24(3):520-6. April.

Jackson, A.K.; D.C. Evers; E.M. Adams; D.A. Cristol; C. Eagles-Smith; S.T. Edmonds; C.E. Gray; B. Hoskins; O.P. Lane; A. Sauer; and T. Tear. 2015. “Songbirds as Sentinels of Mercury in Terrestrial Habitats of Eastern North America.” Ecotoxicology 24(2):453-67. March.

Liu, P; C.J. Ptacek; D.W. Blowes; W.R. Berti; and R.C. Landis. 2015. "Aqueous Leaching of Organic Acids and Dissolved Organic Carbon from Various Biochars Prepared at Different Temperatures." Journal of Environmental Quality 44(2), 684-695.

Maddux, S.L.; D.A. Cristol; C.W. Varian-Ramos; and E.L. Bradley. 2015. “The Effect of Mercury on Baseline Corticosterone in a Breeding Songbird.” Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 94(2):135-9. February.

McCullagh, E.A.; D.A. Cristol; and J.B. Phillips. 2015. “Plumage Color and Reproductive Output of Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) Nesting Near a Mercury-Contaminated River.” Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 50(10):1020-8.

Ou, L.; C.W. Varian-Ramos; and D.A. Cristol. 2015. “Effect of Laying Sequence on Egg Mercury in Captive Zebra Finches: An Interpretation Considering Individual Variation.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34(8):1787-92. August.

2014

Brent, R.N. and D.A. Berberich.  2014. Use of Artificial Stream Mesocosms to Investigate Mercury Uptake in the South River, Virginia, USA. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 66:201-212.

Carlson, J.R.; D. Cristol; and J.P. Swaddle.  2014. “Dietary Mercury Exposure Causes Decreased Escape Takeoff Flight Performance and Increased Molt Rate in European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris).” Ecotoxicology 23(8):1464-1473. October. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25030113

Cristol, D.A.; K.M. Johnson; K.D. Jenkins; and D.M. Hawley. 2014. “Timing of Feather Molt Related to Date of Spring Migration in Male White-Throated Sparrows, Zonotrichia albicollis.” Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 321(10):586-94. December.

Johns, A.F. 2014. Calculating Risk Change with Management Actions Using Bayesian Networks for the South River, Virginia, USA. Master’s Thesis. Western Washington University. 85 pp. Johns_Annie_Masters_Thesis.pdf

Moore, C.S.; D.A. Cristol; S.L. Maddux; C.W. Varian-Ramos; and E.L. Bradley. 2014. “Lifelong Exposure to Methylmercury Disrupts Stress-Induced Corticosterone Response in Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata).” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 33(5):1072-1076. May. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24436046

Paulson, K.M.A. 2014. Methylmercury Production in Riverbank Sediments of the South River, Virginia (USA) and Assessment of Biochar as a Mercury Treatment Option. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. 113 pp.

Skalak, K.J. and J. Pizzuto.  2014.  “Reconstructing Suspended Sediment Mercury Contamination of a Steep, Gravel-Bed River Using Reservoir Theory.”  Environmental Geosciences 21(1):17-35.  DOI: 10.1306/eg.08151313007. 

Stahl, Jr., R.G.; D. Kain; P. Bugas; N.R. Grosso; A. Guiseppi-Elie; and M.R. Liberati.  2014.  “Applying a Watershed-Level, Risk-Based Approach to Addressing Legacy Mercury Contamination in the South River, Virginia: Planning and Problem Formulation.”  Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal 20(2):316-345. DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2014.844053.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10807039.2014.844053.

Stotts, S.; M. O’Neal; J. Pizzuto; and C. Hupp.  2014.  “Exposed Tree Root Analysis as a Dendrogeomorphic Approach to Estimating Bank Retreat at the South River, Virginia.” Geomorphology 223:10-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.06.012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.06.012.

Varian-Ramos, C.W.; J.P. Swaddle; and D.A. Cristol. 2014. “Mercury Reduces Avian Reproductive Success and Imposes Selection: An Experimental Study with Adult- or Lifetime-Exposure in Zebra Finch.” PLoS One 23;9(4):e95674. April.

White, A.E. and D.A. Cristol. 2014. “Plumage Coloration in Belted Kingfishers (Megaceryle alcyon) at a Mercury-Contaminated River.”  Waterbirds 37(2):144-152.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1675/063.037.0203

Yates, D.M.; E.M. Adams; S.E. Angelo; D.C. Evers; J. Schmerfeld; M.S. Moore; T.H. Kunz; T. Divoll; S.T. Edmonds; C. Perkins; R. Taylor; and N.J. O’Driscoll.  2014.  “Mercury in Bats from the Northeastern United States.” Ecotoxicology 23(1):45-55.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24271419

2013

Berti, W.R.; A. Guiseppi-Elie; E. Quinn; R.H. Jensen; and D. Cocking. 2013. “Evaluation of Garden Crop Mercury Uptake and Potential Exposure from Consumption of Garden Crops Grown on Floodplain Soils.” Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 19:215-231. DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2012.683731.

Chin, S.Y.; J.D. Willson; D.A. Cristol; D.V.V. Drewett; and W.A. Hopkins.  2013.  “Altered Behavior of Neonatal Northern Watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon) Exposed to Maternally Transferred Mercury.”  Environmental Pollution 176:144-150.

Chin, S.Y.; J.D. Willson; D.A. Cristol; D.V.V. Drewett; and W.A. Hopkins.  2013.  “High Levels of Maternally Transferred Mercury Do Not Affect Reproductive Output or Embryonic Survival of Northern Watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon).”  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32(3):619-626.  March.  DOI: 1002/etc.2095. 

Desrochers, K.A.N. 2013. Geochemical Characterization and Assessment of Stabilization Mechanisms for Mercury-Contaminated Riverbank Sediments from the South River, Virginia (USA). M.Sc. Thesis, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. 115 pp.

Drewett, D.V.; J.D. Willson; D.A. Cristol; S.Y. Chin; and W.A. Hopkins.  2013.  “Inter- and Intraspecific Variation in Mercury Bioaccumulation by Snakes Inhabiting a Contaminated River Floodplain.”  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32(5):1178-1186.  April.  DOI: 10.1002/etc.2157.Â

Hopkins, B.C.; M.J. Hepner; and W.A. Hopkins. 2013. “Non-Destructive Techniques for Biomonitoring of Spatial, Temporal, and Demographic Patterns of Mercury Bioaccumulation and Maternal Transfer in Turtles.” Environmental Pollution 177:164-70. June.

Hopkins, B.C. and J.D. Willson. 2013. “Mercury Exposure Is Associated with Negative Effects on Turtle Reproduction.” Environmental Science & Technology 47(5):2416-2. March 5.

Hopkins, B.C.; S.Y. Chin; J.D. Willson; and W.A. Hopkins.  2013.  “Like Mother, Like Offspring: Maternal and Offspring Wound Healing Correlate in Snakes.”  The Journal of Experimental Biology 216:2545-2547.

Riva-Murray, K.; P.M. Bradley; B.C. Scudder Eikenberry; C.D. Knightes; C.A. Journey; M.E. Brigham; and D.T. Button.  2013.  “Optimizing Stream Water Mercury Sampling for Calculation of Fish Bioaccumulation Factors.” Environmental Science & Technology 47(11):5904-5912. June 4.  DOI: 10.1021/es303758e.

Varian-Ramos, C.W.; J.P. Swaddle; and D.A. Cristol. 2013. “Familial Differences in the Effects of Mercury on Reproduction in Zebra Finches.” Environmental Pollution 182:316-23. November.

Wang, J. and M.C. Newman. 2013. “Projected Hg Dietary Exposure of 3 Bird Species Nesting on a Contaminated Floodplain (South River, Virginia, USA).” Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 9(2):285-293.

Wang, J.; M.C. Newman; X. Xu; and L. Liang. 2013. “Higher and More Variable Methylmercury Biomagnification Factors for Floodplain than the Contiguous River (South River, Virginia USA).” Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf. 92:191-198.

Willson, J.D. and W.A. Hopkins. 2013. “Evaluating the Effects of Anthropogenic Stressors on Source-Sink Dynamics in Pond-Breeding Amphibians.” Conservation Biology 27(3):595-604. June. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12044.

2012

Nam, D-H.; D. Yates; P. Ardapple; D.C. Evers; J. Schmerfeld; and N. Basu.  2012.  “Elevated Mercury Exposure and Neurochemical Alterations in Little Brown Bats (Myotis lucifugus) from a Site with Historical Mercury Contamination.”  Ecotoxicology 21(4):1094-2101.  May.

Northam, W.T.; L.A. Allison; and D.A. Cristol.  2012.  “Using Group-Specific PCR to Detect Predation of Mayflies (Ephemeroptera) by Wolf Spiders (Lycosidae) at a Mercury-Contaminated Site.  Science of the Total Environment 416:225-231.  February 1.

Pizzuto, J. 2012. “Predicting the Accumulation of Mercury-Contaminated Sediment on Riverbanks—An Analytical Approach.” Water Resources Research 48(7). July. DOI:10.1029/2012WR011906.

Summers, H.M. 2012. “The Use of a Bayesian Network to Calculate the Risks of Mercury Contamination to Fish and Birds of the South River, Virginia.” Master’s Thesis. Western Washington University. May 16.

Todd, B.D.; C.M. Bergeron; and W.A. Hopkins.  2012. “Use of Toe Clips as a Nonlethal Index of Mercury Accumulation and Maternal Transfer in Amphibians.”  Ecotoxicology 21(3):882-887.  April.

Todd, B.D.; J.D. Willson; C.M. Bergeron; and W.A. Hopkins.  2012.  “Do Effects of Mercury in Larval Amphibians Persist after Metamorphosis?”  Ecotoxicology 21(1):87-95.  January.

Willson, J.D.; W.A. Hopkins; C.M. Bergeron; and B.D. Todd. 2012. “Making Leaps in Amphibian Ecotoxicology: Translating Individual-Level Effects of Contaminants to Population Viability.” Ecological Applications 22(6):1791-802. September.

Yu, R.Q.; J.R. Flanders; E.E. Mack; R. Turner; M.B. Mirza; and T. Barkay. 2012. “Contribution of Coexisting Sulfate and Iron Reducing Bacteria to Methylmercury Production in Freshwater River Sediments.” Environmental Science & Technology 46(5):2684-91. March 6. DOI:10.1021/es2033718.

2011

Bergeron, C.M.; W.A. Hopkins; C.M. Bodinof; S.A. Budischak; H. Wada; and J.M. Unrine. 2011. “Counterbalancing Effects of Maternal Mercury Exposure During Different Stages of Early Ontogeny in American Toads.” Science of the Total Environment 409(22):4746-52. October 15.

Bergeron, C.M.; W.A. Hopkins; B.D. Todd; M.J. Hepner; and J.M. Unrine.  2011.  “Interactive Effects of Maternal and Dietary Mercury Exposure Have Latent and Lethal Consequences for Amphibian Larvae.” Environmental Science & Technology 45:3781-3787.

Brent, R.N. and D.G. Kain.  2011.  “Development of an Empirical Nonlinear Model for Mercury Bioaccumulation in the South and South Fork Shenandoah Rivers of Virginia.”  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 61(4):614-623.  November.

Bugas, Jr., P.E. 2011. Angler Survey: South River, Augusta County and Waynesboro, VA, May – September 2011. F-111-R. 25 pp. http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/waterbodies/reports/
2011SouthRiverCreelReport.pdf

Bundschuh, M.; J.P. Zubrod; F. Seitz; M.C. Newman; and R. Schulz. 2011. "Mercury-Contaminated Sediments Affect Amphipod Feeding." Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 60(3):437-443.

Chalmers, A.T.; D.M. Argue; D.A. Gay; M.E. Brigham; C.J. Schmitt; and D.L. Lorenz. 2011. "Mercury Trends in Fish from Rivers and Lakes in the United States, 1969-2005." Environ. Monit. Assess. 175:175-191. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-010-1504-6. http://www.springerlink.com/content/433247578j57p6n7/fulltext.pdf

Gibson, B.D.; C.J. Ptacek; M.B. Lindsay; and D.W. Blowes. 2011. “Examining Mechanisms of Groundwater Hg(II) Treatment by Reactive Materials: An EXAFS Study.” Environmental Science & Technology 45(24):10415-21. December 15.

Hallinger, K.K.; K.L. Cornell; R.L. Brasso; and D.A. Cristol. 2011. "Mercury Exposure and Survival in Free-Living Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor)." Ecotoxicology 20(1):39-46.

Hallinger, K.K. and D.A. Cristol.  2011.  “The Role of Weather in Mediating the Effect of Mercury Exposure on Reproductive Success in Tree Swallows.”  Ecotoxicology 20(6):1368-1377.  August.

Jackson, A.K.; D.C. Evers; S.B. Folsom; A.M. Condon; J. Diener; L.F. Goodrick; A.J. McGann; J. Schmerfeld; D.A. Cristol.  2011.  “Mercury Exposure in Terrestrial Birds Far Downstream of An Historical Point Source.”  Environmental Pollution 159(12):3302–3308.  December.

Newman, M.C.; X. Xu; A. Condon; and L. Liang. 2011. "Floodplain Methylmercury Biomagnification Factor Higher Than That of the Contiguous River (South River, Virginia USA). Environmental Pollution 159(10):2840-2844.

Reeser, S.J. 2011. 2011 South Fork Shenandoah River Angler Creel Survey. 14 pp. http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/waterbodies/reports/
2011SShenandoahRiverCreelReport.pdf

Todd, B.D.; C.M. Bergeron; M.J. Hepner; and W.A. Hopkins. 2011. "Aquatic and Terrestrial Stressors in Amphibians: A Test of the Double Jeopardy Hypothesis Based on Maternally and Trophically Derived Contaminants." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 20(10):2277-2284.

Todd, B.D.; C.M. Bergeron; M.J. Hepner; J.N. Burke; and W.A. Hopkins.  2011. “Does Maternal Exposure to an Environmental Stressor Affect Offspring Response to Predators?”  Oecologia 166(1):283–290.  May.

Varian-Ramos, C.W.; A.M. Condon; K.K. Hallinger; K.A. Carlson-Drexler; and D.A. Cristol.  2011.  “Stability of Mercury Concentrations in Frozen Avian Blood Samples.”  Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 86(2):159-162.  February.

Wada, H.; C.M. Bergeron; F.M. McNabb; B.D. Todd; and W.A. Hopkins.  2011.  “Dietary Mercury Has No Observable Effects on Thyroid-Mediated Processes and Fitness-Related Traits in Wood Frogs.”  Environmental Science and Technology 45(18):7915-7922.  September 15.

2010

Bergeron, C.M.; C.M. Bodinof; J.M. Unrine; and W.A. Hopkins. 2010. “Mercury Accumulation along a Contaminated Gradient and Nondestructive Indices of Bioaccumulation in Amphibians.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(4): 980-988.

Bergeron, C.M.; C.M. Bodinof; J.M. Unrine; and W.A. Hopkins. 2010. “Bioaccumulation and Maternal Transfer of Mercury and Selenium in Amphibians.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(4): 989-997.

Brasso, R.L.; M.K. Abdel Latif; and D.A. Cristol. 2010. “Relationship Between Laying Sequence and Mercury Concentrations in Tree Swallow Eggs.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(5): 1155-1159.

Burke J.N.; C.M. Bergeron; B.D. Todd; and W.A. Hopkins.  2010.  “Effects of Mercury on Behavior and Performance of Northern Two-Lined Salamanders (Eurycea bislineata).”  Environmental Pollution 158(12):3546-3551.  December.

Flanders, J.R.; R.R. Turner; T. Morrison; R. Jensen; J. Pizzuto; K. Skalak; and R. Stahl. 2010. "Distribution, Behavior, and Transport of Inorganic and Methylmercury in a High Gradient Stream." Applied Geochemistry 25: 1756-1769.

Hallinger, K.K. and D.A. Cristol. 2010. “Use of Chemical Tracer to Detect Floaters in a Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) Population.” Journal of Environmental Indicators 5(1): 7-16.

Hallinger, K.K.; D.J. Zabransky; K.A. Kazmer; and D.A. Cristol. 2010. “Birdsong Differs Between Mercury-Polluted and Reference Sites.” The Auk 127:156-161.

Neufeld, D.S.G.  2010.  “Mercury Accumulation in Caged Corbicula: Rate of Uptake and Seasonal Variation.”  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 168:385-396.

Newman, M.C. 2010. Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology: Third Edition. p. 150-152.

O'Neal, M.A. and J.E. Pizzuto. 2010. "The Rates and Spatial Patterns of Annual Riverbank Erosion Revealed Through Terrestrial Laser-Scanner Surveys of the South River, Virginia." Earth Surface Processes and Landforms DOI: 10.1002/esp.2098.

Pizzuto J.; M. O'Neal; and S. Stotts.  2010.  “On the Retreat of Forested, Cohesive Riverbanks.”  Geomorphology 116(3-4):341–352.  April.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto.  2010.  “The Distribution and Residence Time of Suspended Sediment Stored within the Channel Margins of a Gravel-Bed Bedrock River.”  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 35(4):435-446.

Sleeman, J.M.; D.A. Cristol; A.E. White; D.C. Evers; R.W. Gerhold; and M.K. Keel. 2010. "Mercury Poisoning in a Free-Living Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis)." Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46(3): 1035-1039.

Tom, K.R.; M.C. Newman; and J. Schmerfeld. 2010. “Modeling Mercury Biomagnification (South River, Virginia, USA) to Inform River Management Decision Making.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(4): 1013-1020.

Wada, H.; D.E. Yates; D.C. Evers; R.J. Taylor; and W.A. Hopkins. 2010. "Tissue Mercury Concentrations and Adrenocortical Responses of Female Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus) Near a Contaminated River." Ecotoxicology 19:1277-1284.

2009

Condon, A.M. and D.A. Cristol. 2009. “Feather Growth Influences Blood Mercury Level of Young Songbirds.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28(2):395-401.

Eggleston, J. 2009. Mercury Loads in the South River and Simulation of Mercury Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for the South River, South Fork Shenandoah River, and Shenandoah River—Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5076. 80 p. Available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5076/

Hawley, D.M.; Hallinger, K.K.; and D.A. Cristol. 2009. “Compromised Immune Competence in Free-Living Tree Swallows Exposed to Mercury.” Ecotoxicology 18(5): 499-503.

Pizzuto, J. 2009. “An Empirical Model of Event Scale Cohesive Bank Profile Evolution.” Earth Surface Processes and Landfarms 34(9): 1234-1244.

Pizzuto, J.E. and M.A. O’Neal, M.A. 2009. “Increased Mid-Twentieth Century Riverbank Erosion Rates Related to the Demise of Mill Dams, South River, Virginia.” Geology 37(1):19-22.

Rhoades, E.L.; M.A. O’Neal; and J.E. Pizzuto. 2009. “Quantifying Bank Erosion on the South River from 1937 to 2005, and Its Importance in Assessing Hg Contamination.” Applied Geography 29:125–134.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2009. “Modeling a Century of Pollution in the South River: A Geological Approach.” Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs Vol. 41, No. 7, p. 80.

Skalak, K.; J. Pizzuto; and D. Hart. 2009. “Influence of Small Dams on Downstream Channel Characteristics in Pennsylvania and Maryland: Implications for the Longterm Geomorphic Effects of Dam Removal.” Journal of American Water Resources Association 5(1): 97-109.

Wada, H.; D.A. Cristol; F.M.A. McNabb; and W.A. Hopkins. 2009. “Suppressed Adrenocortical Responses and Thyroid Hormone Levels in Birds Near a Mercury Contaminated River.” Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(15), p. 6031-6038.

2008

Brasso, R.L. and D.A. Cristol. 2008. “Effects of Mercury Exposure on the Reproductive Success of Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor).” Ecotoxicology 17(2):133-141.

Cristol, D.A.; R.L. Brasso; A.M. Condon; R.E. Fovargue; S.L. Friedman; K.K. Hallinger; A.P. Monroe; and A.E. White. 2008. “The Movement of Aquatic Mercury through Terrestrial Food Webs.” Science 320:335.

Friedman, S.L.; R.L. Brasso; and A.M. Condon. 2008. “An Improved, Simple Nest-Box Trap.” Journal of Field Ornithology 79:99-101.

Monroe, A.P.; K.K. Hallinger; R.L. Brasso; and D.A. Cristol. 2008. “Occurrence and Implications of Double Brooding in a Southern Population of Tree Swallows.” Condor 110: 382-386.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2008. “The Importance of Fine-Grained Channel Margin (FGCM) Deposits in Assessing Multiple Residence Times of Suspended Sediments and Contaminants in Gravel-Bed Rivers.” Eos Trans. AGU 89(53), Fall Meeting Supplement. Abstract H51J-04.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2008. “The Distribution, Residence Time, and Fate of Hg and Sediment in Fine-Grained Channel Margin (FGCM) Deposits within a Steep, Gravel-Bed River”. Geological Society of America Joint Annual Meeting. Abstract 165-4.

2007

Bergeron, C.M.; J.F. Husak; J.M. Unrine; C.S. Romanek; and W.A. Hopkins. 2007. “Influence of Feeding Ecology on Blood Mercury Concentrations in Four Species of Turtles.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26(8):1733-1741.

Murphy, G.W.; T.J. Newcomb; and D.J. Orth. 2007. “Sexual and Seasonal Variations of Mercury in Smallmouth Bass.” Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22(1):135-143.

Skalak, K.; J. Pizzuto; J.R. Flanders; T.W. Morrison; R. Turner; R. Jensen; and N.R. Grosso. 2007. “Conceptual Models of Particulate and Mercury Transport and Storage for S. River, VA.” Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 249.

Skalak, K.; P. Wilcock; and J. Pizzuto. 2007. “Trapping of Fine-Grained Sediment in a Gravel-Bed River by Large Woody Debris: A Physical Modeling Study.” Eos Trans. AGU 88(52), Fall Meeting Supplement. Abstract H51E-0811.

2006

Fleming, E.J.; E.E. Mack; P.G. Green; D.C. Nelson.  2006.  “Mercury Methylation from Unexpected Sources: Molybdate-Inhibited Freshwater Sediments and an Iron-Reducing Bacterium.”  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72(1):457-464.  January.

Hess, J. and J.E. Pizzuto. 2006. “Distribution and Residence Times of Large Woody Debris Along South River, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.” Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H43D-0516.

Hess, J.; J.E. Pizzuto; P. Narinesingh; and K.J. Skalak. 2006. “Geomorphic Control of Large Woody Debris Along South River, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia.” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstract 22-9. Philadelphia, PA.

McClain, J. 2006. “A Different Kind of Meth Lab.” Ideation.

Narinesingh, P.; E. Rhoades; M. O’Neal; J.E. Pizzuto; K.J. Skalak; and J. Hess. 2006. “The South River, VA: An Alluvial Channel with Highly Stable Riverbanks.” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstract 71-4. Philadelphia, PA.

Rhoades, E.; P. Narinesingh; M.A. O'Neal; and J.E. Pizzuto. 2006. “Using Tripod Mounted Lidar to Determine Riverbank Erosion Rates Along the South River, Virginia.” Eos Trans. AGU 87(36), Spring Meeting Supplement, Abstract H43F-10.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2006. “Fine-Grained Channel Margin (FGCM) Deposits Conditioned by Large, Woody Debris (LWD) in a Gravel-Bed River. Eos Trans. AGU 87(52), Fall Meeting Supplement. Abstract H41H-05.

Skalak, K.; J. Pizzuto; P. Narinesingh; E. Rhoades; and M. O'Neal. 2006. “Application of a Sediment Budget Approach to Evaluate Sources and Sinks of Hg-Contaminated Sediment in a Gravel-Bed River, S. River, VA.” Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 55.

Skalak, K.J.; J.E. Pizzuto; P. Narinesingh; E. Rhoades; and M. O’Neal. 2006. “Application of a Sediment-Budget Approach to Evaluate Sources and Sinks of Hg Contaminated Sediment in a Gravel-Bed River, S. River, Virginia.” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstract 19-10. Philadelphia, PA.

2005

Bugas, Jr., P.E. 2005. Angler Survey: South River – Upper S. Fork Shenandoah River, Augusta and Rockingham Counties, VA, April - October 2005. F-111-R-13. 25 pp. http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/waterbodies/reports/
SouthRiverAnglerSurveyReport.pdf

Murphy, G.W.; T.J. Newcomb; D.J. Orth; and S.J. Reeser. 2005. “Food Habits of Selected Fish Species in the Shenandoah River Basin, Virginia.” Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 59:325 335.

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2005. “The Geomorphic Effects of Existing Dams and Historic Dam Removals in the Mid-Atlantic Region, USA.” Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges. ASCE Conf. Proc. 178, 29. DOI: 10.1061/40763(178)29.

2004

Skalak, K. and J. Pizzuto. 2004. “The Influence of Dams on Streams of the Mid Atlantic Region, USA.” Eos Trans. AGU 85(47), Fall Meeting Supplement. Abstract H53B-1248.

Skalak, K.; J. Pizzuto; and P. Jenkins. 2004. “The Effects of Dam Removal on Downstream Channel Characteristics in Pennsylvania and Maryland: Assessing the Potential Consequences of Dam Removal.” GSA Northeastern and Southeastern Section Abstracts with Programs, Joint Spring Meeting, Vol. 36, No. 2. March.

2003

Bloom, N.S.; E. Preus; J. Katon; M. Hiltner. 2003. “Selective Extractions to Assess the Biogeochemically Relevant Fractionation of Inorganic Mercury in Sediments and Soils.” Anal. Chim. Act. 479:233-248.

Skalak, K.; J. Pizzuto; and P. Jenkins. 2003. “The Effects of Dam Removal on Downstream Channel Characteristics in Pennsylvania and Maryland: Assessing the Potential Consequences of Dam Removal.” Eos Trans. AGU 84(46), Fall Meeting Supplement. Abstract H52A-1168.

Skalak, K.; J. Pizzuto; and P. Jenkins. 2003. “The Effects of Dam Removal on Downstream Channel Characteristics in Pennsylvania and Maryland: Assessing the Potential Consequences of Dam Removal.” GSA Abstracts with Programs, National Meeting. November.

Techdocs

General

Burns, D.A.; G.R. Aiken; P.M. Bradley; C.A. Journey; and J. Schelker. 2013. “Specific Ultra-Violet Absorbance as an Indicator of Mercury Sources in an Adirondack River Basin.” Biogeochemistry 113(1-3):451-466. http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10533-012-9773-5

Carlisle, D.M.; M.R. Meador; T.M. Short; C.M. Tate; M.E. Gurtz; W.L. Bryant; J.A. Falcone; and M.D. Woodside. The Quality of Our Nation’s Waters: Ecological Health in the Nation’s Streams, 1993-2005. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1391. 120 pp. http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1391/pdf/circ1391.pdf

Depew, D.C.; N.M. Burgess; and L.M. Campbell. 2013. “Modelling Mercury Concentrations in Prey Fish: Derivation of a National-Scale Common Indicator of Dietary Mercury Exposure for Piscivorous Fish and Wildlife.” Environmental Pollution. 176(0):234-243. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749113000390

Golden, H.E.; C.D. Knightes; P.A. Conrads; T.D. Feaster; G.M. Davis; S.T. Benedict; and P.M. Bradley. “Climate Change and Watershed Mercury Export: A Multiple Projection and Model Analysis.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32(9):2165-2174. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/etc.2284/abstract

Knightes, C.D.; H.E. Golden; C.A. Journey; G.M. Davis; P.A. Conrads; M. Marvin-DiPasquale; M.E. Brigham; and P.M. Bradley. 2014. “Mercury and Methylmercury Stream Concentrations in a Coastal Plain Watershed: A Multi-Scale Simulation Analysis.” Environmental Pollution 187:182-192. April. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24514076