Publications

Some older publications have not been associated with a Park or Center, and several publicatons are associated with multiple Parks or Centers. Publication counts may vary.

List All by Date (Ascending)

Total Available Publications: 231

1996

Synthetic organic compounds and carp endocrinology and histology in Las Vegas Wash and Las Vegas and Callville Bays of Lake Mead, Nevada, 1992 and 1995

Bevans, H.E. Goodbred, S.L. Miesner, J.F. Watkins, S.A. Gross, T.S. Denslow, N.D. Schoeb, T.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4266, 12 p.

Related Park: Lake Mead NRA

1997

Water-quality issues related to urban development of the upper Chattahoochee River watershed: Everyone lives downstream

Hippe, D.J. Wipperfurth, C.J. Hopkins, E.A. Frick, E.A. Wangsness, D.J.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4302, 32 by 48 inch page.

Related Park: Chattahoochee River NRA

1999

Biological, habitat, and water quality conditions in the upper Merced River drainage, Yosemite National Park, California, 1993-1996

Brown, L.R. Short,T.M.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4088, 56 p.

Related Park: Yosemite NP

An assessment of stream habitat and nutrients in the Elwha River basin: Implications for restoration

Munn, M.D. Black, R.W. Haggland, A.L. Hummling, M.A. Huffman, R.L.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4223, 38 p.

2000

Water quality of lakes in Voyageurs National Park, northern Minnesota, 1999

Payne, G.A.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 00-4281, 12 p.

Project: Assess Water Quality of Lakes and Streams

Related Park: Voyageurs NP

Episodic variation of acid-neutralizing capacity in streamwater at Paine Run, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Rice, K.C. Hornberger, G.M. Webb, J.R.

AGU Spring Meeting, May 2000, Washington, D.C., published as a supplement to the May 9, 2000 issue of Eos, p. S259.

Project: Develop Episodic Stream Acidification Model

Related Park: Shenandoah NP

Survey of fishes and environmental conditions in Abbotts Lagoon, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Saiki, M.K.

U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Western Fisheries Research Center-Dixon Duty Station, Dixon, CA. 36 p. and appendix with tabulation of raw data.

Project: Investigation of Abbott's Lagoon Trophic Condition & Biologic Distribution

Related Park: Point Reyes NS

2001

Indicator-bacteria concentrations in streams of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, March 1999-April 2000

Gregory, M.B. Frick, E.A.

Proceedings of the 2001 Georgia Water Resources Conference, March 26-27, 2001, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. U.S. Geological Survey, Atlanta, GA, 4 p.

Project: Microbial Contamination in the Chattahoochee River Area

Related Park: Chattahoochee River NRA

2002

Water quality, sediment quality, and stream-channel classification of Rock Creek, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000

Anderson, A.L. Miller, C.V. Olsen, L.D. Doheny, E.J. Phelan, D.J.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4067, 91 p.

Project: Baseline Water Quality Monitoring

Related Park: Rock Creek Park

Consistency of patterns in concentration-discharge plots

Chanat, J.G. Rice, K.C. Hornberger, G.M.

Water Resources Research, 10.1029/2001WR000971.

Chemistry of Selected High-Elevation Lakes in Seven National Parks in the Western United States

Clow, D.W. Striegl, R.G. Nanus, L. Mast, M.A. Campbell, D.H. Krabbenhoft, D.P.

Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus 2(2) 139-164. U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO.

Project: Effect of Changing Atmospheric Deposition on Chemistry of Lakes in [4] National Parks in Intermountain Region

Related Park: Glacier NP , Grand Teton NP , Rocky Mountain NP , Yellowstone NP

Water quality and aquatic communities of upland wetlands, Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia, April 1999 to July 2000

Frick, E.A. Gregory, M.B. Calhoun, D.L. Hopkins, E.H.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4082, 72 p.

Water-quality data analysis of the Upper Gunnison River Watershed, Colorado, 1989-99

Gurdak, J.J. Greve, A.I. Spahr, N.E.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4001, 61 p.

Project: Nutrient Enrichment and Productivity Study

Related Park: Curecanti NRA

Hydrologic data collected in small watersheds on Mount Desert Island, Maine, 1999-2000

Nielsen, M.J. Caldwell, J.M. Culbertson, C.W. Handley, M.

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-416, 47 p.

Project: Forested Watershed Nitrogen Cycling and Estuarine N Loading

Related Park: Acadia NP

2003

Estimated ground-water discharge by evapotranspiration from Death Valley, California, 1997-2001

DeMeo, G.A. Laczniak, R.J. Boyd, R.A. Smith, J.L. Nylund, W.E.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 2003-4254, 27 p.

Mercury data from small lakes in Voyageurs National Park, northern Minnesota, 2000-02

Goldstein, R.M. Brigham, M.E. Steuwe, L. Menheer, M.A.

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-480, 18 p.

Project: Mercury Cycling in Small Lakes

Related Park: Voyageurs NP

Reconnaissance of mercury and methylmercury in the St. Croix River and selected tributaries, Minnesota and Wisconsin, July 2000 through October 2001

Payne, G.A Hansen, D.S.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4223

Related Park: Saint Croix NSR

2004

Sharing of ribotype patterns of Escherichia coli isolates during baseflow and stormflow conditions

Hartel, P.G. Frick, E.A. Funk, A.L. Hill, J.L. Summer, J.D. Gregory, M.B.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5004, 10 p.

Project: Microbial Source Tracking in the Chattahoochee River Utilizing Ribosomal RNA Typing

Related Park: Chattahoochee River NRA

Water quality and streamflow of the Indian River, Sitka, Alaska, 2001-02

Neal, E.G. Brabets, T.P. Frenzel, S.A.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5023, 33 p.

Project: Urban Impacts on the Water Quality of the Indian River

Related Park: Sitka NHP

Vulnerability of streams to episodic acidification in Shenandoah National Park [abs.]

Rice, K.C. Deviney, F.A., Jr. Webb, J.R.

Virginia Water Research Symposium, Oct.4-6, 2004, Blacksburg, VA.

Project: Develop Park-Wide Episodic Acidification Vulnerability Map

Related Park: Shenandoah NP

2005

Submarine groundwater discharge to a small estuary estimated from radon and salinity measurements and a box model

Crusius, J. Koopmans, D. Bratton, J.F. Charette, M.A. Kroeger, K. Henderson, P. Ryckman, L. Halloran, K. Colman, J.A.

Biogeosciences, 2, 141-15.

Project: Ground-Water Nutrient Transport to Estuaries and Fresh-Water Ponds

Related Park: Cape Cod NS

Physical and chemical characteristics of Knowles, Forgotten, and Moqui Canyons, and effects of recreational use on water quality, Lake Powell, Arizona and Utah

Hart, R.J. Taylor, H.E. Antweiler, R.C. Fisk, G.G. Anderson, G.M. Roth, D.A. Flynn, M.E. Peart, D.B. Truini, M. Barber, L.B.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5120, 43 p.

Project: Evaluation of Water-Quality Impacts From Visitation & Recreational Use Within Side Canyons

Related Park: Glen Canyon NRA

Sediment chemistry of the Colorado River Delta of Lake Powell, Utah, 2001

Hart, R.J. Taylor, H.E. Antweiler, R.C. Graham, D.D. Fisk, G.G. Riggins, S.G. Flynn, M.E.

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1178, 33 p.

Project: Assessment of Sediment Chemistry in the Colorado River Delta

Related Park: Glen Canyon NRA

2006

Mercury in soils, lakes, and fish in Voyageurs National Park (Minnesota): Importance of atmospheric deposition and ecosystem factors

Wiener, J.G. Knight, B.C. Sandheinrich, M.B. Jeremiason, J.D. Brigham, M.E. Engstrom, D.R. Woodruff, L.G. Cannon, W.F. Balogh, S.J.

Environmental Science and Technology, 40(20), 6261-6268, doi: 10.1021/es060822h.

Project: Mercury Cycling in Small Lakes

Related Park: Voyageurs NP

2007

Nitrogen loading in Jamaica Bay, Long Island, New York: Predevelopment to 2005

Benotti, M.J. Abbene, I. Terracciano, S.A.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5051,17 p.

Project: Assessment of Nutrient Loading to Jamaica Bay

Related Park: Gateway NRA

Nutrient enrichment in estuaries from discharge of shallow ground water, Mt. Desert Island, Maine

Culbertson, C.W. Huntington, T.G. Caldwell, J.M.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5188, 42 p.

Project: Determine/Model Sources of Groundwater and Nutrients

Related Park: Acadia NP

Gasoline-related compounds in Lakes Mead and Mohave, Nevada, 2004-06

Lico, M.S. Johnson, B.T.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5144, 28 p.

Project: Occurrence and Toxicity of Incomplete Combustion of PWCs

Related Park: Lake Mead NRA

Acid rain in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Rice, K.C. Deviney, F.A., Jr. Olson, G.

U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3057, 4 p.

Project: Publication of USGS Fact Sheet on Acidification Vulnerability Modeling

Related Park: Shenandoah NP

2008

The Effects of the Saluda Dam on the surface-water and ground-water hydrology of the Congaree National Park Flood Plain, South Carolina

Conrads, P.A. Feaster, T.D. Harrelson, L.G.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5170, 59 p.

Related Park: Congaree NP

Submarine hydrogeological data from Cape Cod National Seashore

Cross, V.A. Bratton, J.F. Crusius, J. Colman, J.A. McCobb, T.D.

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1169

Project: Robowell: Automated Groundwater Monitoring

Related Park: Cape Cod NS

Effects of 2003 wildfires on stream chemistry in Glacier National Park

Mast, M.A. Clow, D.W.

Hydrological Processess, 22(25), doi: 10.1002/hyp.7121.

Project: Effects of Wildfire on Water Quality

Related Park: Glacier NP

2009

Estimates of sediment load prior to dam removal in the Elwha River, Clallam County, Washington

Curran, C.A. Konrad, C.P. Higgins, J.L. Bryan, M.K.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5221, 19 p.

Project: Monitoring Suspended Sediment in the Elwha River

Related Park: Olympic NP

Impact of wildfire on levels of mercury in forested watershed systems - Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

Woodruff, L.G. Sandheinrich, M.B. Brigham, M.D. Cannon, W.F.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5151, 19 p. with appendixes.

Related Park: Voyageurs NP

2010

2011

Assessing possible visitor-use impacts on water quality in Yosemite National Park, California.

Clow, D.W. Peavler, R.S. Roche, J. Panoraska, A.K. Thomas, R.M. Smith, S.

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 183: 197-215.

Project: Water-Quality Monitoring in Support of Establishing User Capacities

Related Park: Yosemite NP

Biogeochemical implications of episodic impoundment in a restored tidal marsh of San Francisco Bay, California

Windham_Myers, L. Ward, K. Marvin-DiPasquale, M. Agee, J.L. Kieu, L.H. Kakouros, E.

Restoration Ecology, Vol. 21, Issue 1, p. 124-132, January 2013.

Project: Analyze Sulfer and Mercury Biogeochemistry in Crissy Marsh

Related Park: Golden Gate NRA

2012

Groundwater flow, quality (2007-10), and mixing in the Wind Cave National Park area, South Dakota

Long, A.J. Ohms, M.J. McKaskey, J.D.R.G.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5235, 50 p.

Project: Trace Karst Ground-Water Flow to Assess Water-Quality Impacts

Related Park: Wind Cave NP

Biogeochemistry of beetle-killed forests: Explaining a weak nitrate response

Rhoades, C.C. McCutchan, J.H. Cooper, L.A. Clow, D.W. Detmer, T.M. Briggs, J.S. Stednick, J.D. Veblen, T.T. Ertz, R.M. Likens, G.E. Lewis, W.M.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 110(5), 1756-1760, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1221029110.

Project: Effects of Mountain Pine Beetle Induced Tree Mortality on Water Quality

Related Park: Rocky Mountain NP

2013

Effects of stock use and backpackers on water quality in wilderness in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, USA

Clow, D.W. Forrester, H. Miller, B. Roop, H. Sickman, J.O. Ryu, H. Santo Domingo, J.

Environmental Management, December 2013, Vol. 52, 6, p. 1400-1414.

Project: Effects of Stock and Backpackers on Water Quality in Yosemite National Park

Related Park: Yosemite NP

2014

Lacustrine Responses to Decreasing Wet Mercury Deposition Rates-Results from a Case Study in Northern Minnesota

Brigham, M.E. Sandeheinrich, M.B. Gay, D.A. Maki, R.P. Krabbenhoft, D.P. Wiener, J.G.

Environmental Science and Technology, 48(11) 6115-6123, doi

Project: Examining Trends in Mercury in Small Lakes in Voyageurs National Park

Related Park: Voyageurs NP

2015

2016

High-flow field experiments to inform Everglades restoration: Experimental Data for July 2010 to March 2016

Choi, J. Harvey, J.W. Larsen, L. Skalak, K. Buskirk, B. Swartz, A. Lewis, J. Gomez-Velez, J. Maglio, M. Sinclair, G. Langstrom, T. Singh, J. Walker, A.

U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7PR7T3B.

Project: Evaluating Water Quality - Water Quantity Tradeoffs in a Restored Everglades

Related Park: Everglades NP

Discharge and Nutrient Transport between Lakes in a Hydrologically Complex Area of Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, 2010-2012

Christensen, V.G. Wakeman, E.S. Maki, R.P.

Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 1-14. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12412.

The Water-Quality Partnership for national parks-U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service, 1998-2016

Nilles, M.A. Penoyer, P.E. Ludtke, A.S. Ellsworth, A.C.

U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016-3041, 6 p.

Simulation of deep ventilation in Crater Lake, Oregon, 1951-2099

Wood, T.M. Wherry, S.A. Piccolroaz, S. Girdner, S.F.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5046, 43 p.

Project: Is the Mixing Regime of Crater Lake Likely to Change in a Future Climate?

Related Park: Crater Lake NP

2017

Widespread Occurrence and Potential for Biodegradation of Bioactive Contaminants in Protected Wilderness of Congaree National Park, USA

Bradley, P.M. Battaglin, W.A. Clark, J.M. Henning, F. Hladik, M.L. Iwanowicz, L.R. Journey, C.A. Riley, J.W. Romanok, K.M.

Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.3873

Project: Occurrence, Sources, and Biodegradation Potential of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Congree National Park

Related Park: Congaree NP

Lake levels and water quality in comparison to fish mercury body burdens, Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, 2013-15

Christensen, V.G. Larson, J.H. Maki, R.P. Sandheinrich, M.B. Brigham, M.E. Kissane, Claire LeDuc, J.F.

U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5175, 17 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20165175

Project: Using Molecular Tools to Understand and Predict Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Bloom Toxicity in Kabetogama Lake, Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

Related Park: Voyageurs NP

Prior knowledge-based approach for associating contaminants with biological effects: A case study in the St. Croix River basin, MN, WI, USA

Schroeder, A.L. Martinovic-Weigelt, D. Ankley, G.T. Lee, K.E. Garcia-Reyero, N. Perkins, E.J. Schoenfuss, H.L. Villeneuve, D.L.

Environmental Pollution, Volume 221, February 2017, Pages 427-436, ISSN 0269-7491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.12.005.

Project: Occurrence and Effects of Endocrine Active Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals in the St. Croix NSR

Related Park: Saint Croix NSR

2018

Pharmaceuticals, hormones, pesticides, and other bioactive contaminants in water, sediment, and tissue from Rocky Mountain National Park, 2012-2013

Battaglin, W.A. Bradley, P.M. Iwanowicz, L. Journey, C.A. Walsh, H.L. Blazer, V.S.

Science of The Total Environment, v. 643, p. 651-673. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.150

Project: Occurrence, Sources, and Potential for Biodegradation of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Rocky Mountain NP

Related Park: Rocky Mountain NP

2019

2020

2021

A Cyanotoxin Mixture Model: Relating Environmental Variables and Toxin Co-Occurrence to Human Exposure Risk

Victoria G.Christensen Erin A. Stelzer Barbara C. Eikenberry Hayley T. Olds Jaime F. LeDuc Ryan P. Maki Alisha M. Saley Jack Norland Eakalak Khan

Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 415

Project: Using Molecular Tools to Understand and Predict Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Bloom Toxicity in Kabetogama Lake, Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

Related Park: Voyageurs NP