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Environmental Sciences Publications 2008

Annually the federal Environmental Science researchers at EPA Las Vegas publish between 20-35 refereed journal articles and 5-10 peer-reviewed book chapters. Through its extramural programs, EPA funds research undertaken in the private sector. As a result, the scientific community, at-large, is provided with extensive, current research information. A bibliography of EPA's most recent Environmental Sciences publications is listed below.


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Daughton, C.G. and Ruhoy, I.S. "PharmEcovigilance: Aligning Pharmacovigilance with Environmental Protection," In: An Introduction to Environmental Pharmacology, SZ Rahman, M Shahid, and V Gupta (Eds.), Ibn Sina Academy, Aligarh, India; 2008, Chapter 1 (Introductory Overview), pp 21-34; ISBN # 978-81-906070-4-9.

Daughton, C.G. and Ruhoy, I.S. "Accumulation and disposal of leftover medications: A key aspect of pharmEcovigilance," In: An Introduction to Environmental Pharmacology, SZ Rahman, M Shahid, and V Gupta (Eds.), Ibn Sina Academy, Aligarh, India; 2008, Chapter 5, pp 101-107; ISBN # 978-81-906070-4-9.

Daughton, C.G. and Ruhoy, I.S. "The Afterlife of Drugs and the Role of PharmEcovigilance," Drug Safety, 2008, 31 (12); 1069-1082; doi: 10.2165/0002018-200831120-00004.

Ruhoy, I.S. and Daughton, C.G. "Beyond the Medicine Cabinet: An Analysis of Where and Why Medications Accumulate," Environ. Internat. 2008, 34:1157-1169; doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2008.05.002.

Daughton, C.G. "Pharmaceuticals as Environmental Pollutants: the Ramifications for Human Exposure," In: International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Kris Heggenhougen and Stella Quah (Eds.), Vol. 5, San Diego: Academic Press; 2008, pp. 66-102; doi: 10.1016/B978-012373960-5.00403-2.

Kepner, W. G., D. J. Semmens, M. Hernandez, and D. C. Goodrich. Evaluating Hydrological Response to Forecasted Land-Use Change. Chapter 15, The North American Land Cover Summit, Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC, 275-292, (2008). Published 12/9/2008.

Kepner, W. G. Envisioning the Future for Ecosystems and People. Air & Waste Management Association Magazine for Environmental Managers, Pittsburgh, PA, 36-37, (2008), Published 12/01/2008.

Stephman, S., J. D. Wickham, T. G. Wade, and J. Smith. Designing a Multi-Objective Multi-Support Accuracy Assessment of the 2001 National Land Cover Data (NLCD 2001) of the Conterminous United States. Photogrammetric Engineering and RemoteSensing. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, MD, 74(12):1561-1571, (2008). Published 12/01/2008.

Levick, L. R., D. C. Goodrich, M. Hernandez, J. Fonseca, D. J. Semmens, J. Stromberg, M. Tluczek, R. A. Leidy, M. Scianni, P. D. Guertin, and W.G. Kepner. The Ecological and Hydrological Significance of Ephermeral and Intermittent Streams In The Arid And Semi-Arid American Southwest. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-08/134, 2008. Published 11/25/2008.

Liu, Y., M. Mahmoud, H. Hartmann, S. Stewart, T. Wagener, D. J. Semmens, R. Stewart, H. Gupta, D. Dominguez, D. Hulse, R. Letcher, B. Rashleigh, R. Street, J. Ticehurst, M. Twery, H. Van Delden, R. Waldick, D. White, L. Winter, and C. Smith. Formal Scenario Development for Environmental Impact Assessment Studies. Chapter 3, A. Jakeman, A. Voinov, A. Rizzoli, and S. Chen (ed.), Specific Title unknown/undecided. Elsevier Science, New York, NY, 3:145-162, (2008). Published 11/15/2008.

Lavery, T., C. Rogers, K. Mishoe, and R. E. Baumgardner. Senstitvity Analysis of The Multi-Layer Model Used in The Clean Air Status and Trends Network (CASTNET). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/R-08/126, 2008. Published on 10/29/2008.

Boykin, K., D. F. Bradford, and W. G. Kepner. Habitat Distribution Models for 37 Vertebrate Species in The Mojave Desert Ecoregion Of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/R-08/117, 2008. Published on 10/20/2008.

Varner, K. E. Sampling and Analysis of Nanomaterals in The Environment: A State-Of-The-Science Review. EPA/600/R-08/098 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Published 9/18/2008.

Tsuchiya, A., T. A. Hinners, T. M. Burbacher, E. M. Faustman, and K. Marien. "Mercury Exposure From Fish Consumption Within The Japanese and Korean Communties". Journal Of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Taylor & Francis, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 71(15):1019-1031, (2008). Published 08/30/2008.

Nash, M. S., D. J. Chaloud, W. G. Kepner, and S. Sarri. Regional Assessment of Landscape and Land Use Change in The Mediterranean Region: Morocco Case Study (1981-2003). Chapter 9, (TIP # 07-071 Book Chapter), Environmental change and Human Security: Recognizing and Acting on Hazard Impacts. Springer Netherlands, Netherlands,143-165, (2008). Published 08/28/2008.

Mouat, D. and W. G. Kepner. Summary, Conclusion, and Recommendations For Policy and Research. Chapter 5, Science for Peace and Security Series. Springer Netherlands, Netherlands, 461-469, (2008). Published 08/08/2008.

Mehaffey, M. H., L. Wainger, T. G. Wade, D. Yankee, E. R. Smith, V. Bott, and R. Yarbourgh. Assessing Vulner Abilities from Alternative Development Patterns. Landscape and Urban Planning. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 87(1):83-94, (2008). Published 07/03/2008.

Fellers, G. M., D. F. Bradford, D. Pratt, and L. Wood. Experimental Repatriation of Mountain Yellow-Legged Frogs (Rana Muscosa) in The Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. USGS, Corvallis, OR, 2008. Published 6/5/2008.

Brumley, W. C. Analytical Protocol (GC/NIMS) For Oswre's Response To OIG Report (2005-P-00022) On Toxaphene Analysis. EPA/600/R-08/048. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 2008. Published 5/19/2008.

Jarnagin, S. Published Proceeding: Historical Analysis Of The Relationship Of Streamflow Flashiness With Popultion Density, Impervioursness, And Percent Urban Land Cover In The Mid-Atlantic Region. (TIP # 08-017, Non-EPA Published Proceedings) World Environmental & Water Resources Congress 2008, Honolulu, HI, May 12 - 16, 2008. Journal Of The Hydraulics Division, ASCE. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 1-10, (2008). Published 5/16/2008..

Buono, J., P. Heilman, E. Carrillo, D. Robinett, and M. S. Nash. Localizing the Rangeland Health Method for Southeastern Arizona. EPA/600/R-08/044 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, 2008. Published 5/15/2008.

Lopez, R. D., M. S. Nash, D. T. Heggem, and D. W. Ebert. Resource Managers Benefit From EPA'S View Of The Ozarks Landscape. EM: Air and Waste Management Associations Magazine for Environmental Managers. Air & Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA, 58(5):20-21, (2008). Published 5/1/2008.

Varner, K. E. Test/QA Plan For Use Of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) For Tracking Hazardous Waste Shipments Across International Borders. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-08/027, 2008. Published 3/29/2008.

Riitters, K., J. D. Wickham, and T. G. Wade. An Indicator Of Forest Dynamics Using A Shifting Landscape Mosaic. F. Muller (ed.), Ecological Indicators. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 9(1):107-118, (2009). Published 02/03/2008.

Kepner, W. G., M. Hernandez, D. J. Semmens, and D. Goodrich. The Use of Scenario Analysis to Assess Future Landscape Change on Watershed Condition in the Pacific Northwest (USA). Chapter 5, I. Petrosillo, F. Müller, W. Kepner, G. Zurlini, B. Jones, B. Li, K. Krauze, and S. Victorov (ed.), Use of Landscape Sciences for the Assessment of Environmental Security. Springer Netherlands, Netherlands, 237-261, (2008). Published 01/16/2008.



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