Environmental Sciences Publications 2012Annually 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.
YUAN, Y., M. A. Locke, R. L. Bingner, and R. A. Rebich. Phosphorus Losses from Agricultural Watersheds in the Mississippi Delta. (TIP # 10-069, Journal Article) AGRICULTURE, ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 115:14-20, (2012). Published 12/7/12.
GRANGE, A. Semi-Quantitative Analysis of Contaminants in Soil by Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Mass Spectrometry. (TIP # ORD-001715, Journal Article) J. Monaghan Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. Wiley InterScience, Silver Spring, MD, USA, 27: 305-318, (2012). Published 11/28/12.
SCHUMACHER, B., R. Truesdale, and C. Lutes. Fluctuation of Indoor Radon and VOC Concentrations Due to Seasonal Variations. (TIP # ORD-002350, Published Report) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R/12/673, 2012. Published 11/7/12.
WICKHAM, J., T. Wade, and K. Riiters. Comparison of cropland and forest surface temperatures across the conterminous United States. ( TIP # ORD-000824, journal article) AGRICULTURAL and FOREST METEOROLOGY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 166:137-143, (2012). Published 10/18/12.
Mbonimpa, E. G., Y. YUAN, M. H. MEHAFFEY, and M. JACKSON. SWAT Model Application to Assess the Impact of Intensive Corn‐farming on Runoff, Sediments and Phosphorous loss from an Agricultural Watershed in Wisconsin. (TIP # 12-015, journal article) JOURNAL OF WATER RESOURCES PLANNING and MANAGEMENT. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 4:423-431, (2012). Published 10/16/12.
Riiters, K. and J. WICKHAM. Decline of forest interior conditions in the conterminous United States. (TIP # ORD-000577, journal article) NATURE. Macmillan Publishers Ltd., London, Uk, 4:653, (2012). Published 10/16/12.
Lizhong, H., H. Xiubin, Y. YUAN, and H. Hongwei. Assessment of Runoff and Sediment Yields Using the AnnAGNPS Model from the Daning River Watershed in Three-Gorge Area of China. (TIP #12-002, Journal Article) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Molecular Diversity Preservation International, Basel, Switzerland, 9:1887-1907, (2012). Published 9/10/12.
JONES-LEPP, T., C. Sanchez, D. Alvarez, D. Wilson, and R. Taniguchi-Fu. Point Sources of Emerging Contaminants Along the Colorado River Basin: Impact on Water Use and Reuse in the Arid Southwest.(TIP # ORD-000022, Journal Article) D. Barcelo Science of the Total Environment. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, USA, 430: 237-245, (2012). Published 9/10/12.
Alvarez, D. A., M. R. Rosen, S. D. Perkins, W. L. Cranor, V. L. Schroeder, and T. L. JONES-LEPP. Bottom Sediment as a Source of Organic Contaminants in Lake Mead, Nevada, USA. (TIP #11-037, journal article) CHEMOSPHERE. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 88(5):605-611, (2012). Published 8/13/12.
DAUGHTON, C. G. Using Biomarkers in Sewage to Monitor Community-Wide Human Health: Isoprostanes as Conceptual Prototype. (TIP #12-012, journal article) Damia Barcelo (ed.), SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 424:16-38, (2012). Published 8/13/12.
PERGANTIS, S. A., T. L. JONES-LEPP, and E. M. HEITHMAR. Hydrodynamic Chromatography On-line with Single Particle -Inductively Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectrometry for Ultratrace Detection of Metal-Containing Nanoparticles. (TIP #12-014, journal article) ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 84(15):6454-6462, (2012). Published 8/13/12.
Boykin, K., S. Schrader, R. Guy, W. KEPNER, A. Ernst, A. el Sadek, and W. Yee. San Pedro River Basin Data Browser Report. (tip # ORD-001238, Published Report) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-12/550, 2012. Published 7/24/12.
Qaiser, K., Y. YUAN, and R. Lopez. Urbanization Impacts on Flooding in the Kansas River Basin and Evaluation of Wetlands as a Mitigation Measure. (TIP # 11-045, journal article) Transactions of the ASABE. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL and BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERS, ST. JOSEPH, MI, 55(3):849-859, (2012). Published 7/17/12.
Weltz, M. A., L. Jolley, D. C. Goodrich, K. G. Boykin, M. A. Nearing, J. J. Stone, P. D. Guertin, M. Hernandez, K. Speath, F. Pierson, C. Morris, and W. G. KEPNER. Techniques for Assessing the Environmental Outcomes of Conservation Practices Applied to Rangeland Watersheds. (TIP # 11-082, journal article) JOURNAL OF SOIL and WATER CONSERVATION. Soil and Water Conservation Society, 66(5):154-162, (2012). Published 7/11/12.
Taguas, E. V., R. L. Bingner, Y. YUAN, and J. A. Gomez. Modeling the Contribution of Ephemeral Gully Erosion Under Different Soil Management in An Olive Orchard Microcatchment Using AnnAGNPS Model. (TIP # 10-006, Journal article) CATENA. Elsevier Science, New York, NY, 98:1-16, (2012). Published 7/1/12.
Mewafy, F. M., E. A. Atekwana, D. D. WERKEMA, L. D. Slater, D. Ntarlagiannis, A. Revil, M. Skold, and G. N. Delin. Magnetic Susceptibility as a Proxy for Investigating Microbial Mediated Iron Reduction. (TIP #11-068, Journal article) GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS. American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 38(0):1-5, (2012). Published 6/13/12.
Berrocal, V. J., A. E. Gelfand, and D. M. HOLLAND. Space-Time Fusion Under Error in Computer Model Output: An Application to Modeling Air Quality. Biometrics. (TIP #10-079, Journal article) Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, 68(1):1-12, (2012). Published 6/13/12.
Mottaleb, A. M., L. I. OSEMWENGIE, R. M. Islam, and G. SOVOCOOL. Identification of Bound Nitro Musk-Protein Adduct in Fish Liver By Gas Chromatography-Mass Sectrometry: Biotransformation, Dose-Response and Toxicokinetics of Nitro Musk Metabolites Protein Adducts in Trout Liver as Biomarker of Exposure. (TIP #11-056, Journal article) AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 106(107):164-172, (2012). Published 6/12/12.
Kikandi, S. N., V. A. Okello, Q. Wang, O. A. Sakik, K. E. VARNER, and S. A. Burns. Size-exclusive Nanosensor for Quantitative Analysis of Fullerene C60: A Concept Paper. (TIP #11-060, journal article) ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN, 45:5294-5300, (2012). Published 5/21/12.
Riitters, K. H., J. D. WICKHAM, T. G. WADE, and P. Vogt. Global Survey of Anthropogenic Neighborhood Threats to Conservation of Grass-Shrub and Forest Vegetation. (TIP# 11-062, journal article) ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 97:116-121, (2012). Published 5/15/2012.
Xian, G., C. Homer, J. Dewitz, J. Fry, N. Hossain, and J. D. WICKHAM. Change of Impervious Surface Area Between 2001 and 2006 in the Conterminous United States. (TIP #11-055, journal article) PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ENGINEERING and REMOTE SENSING. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, MD, 77:758-762, (2012). Published 5/15/2012.
BETOWSKI, L. D. MS-MS Approaches for the Analysis of Environmental Pollutants. Chapter 4, A. T. Lebedev (ed.), Comprehensive Environmental Mass Spectrometry. (TIP # 10-110, Book Chapter) ILM Publications, SAINT ALBANS, HERTFORDSHIRE, Uk, 12:528-570, (2012). Published 4/12/12.
JONES-LEPP, T. L. Emerging Contaminants in the Environment. Chapter 13, A. T. Lebedev (ed.), Comprehensive Environmental Mass Spectrometry. (TIP #11-002, Book Chapter) ILM Publications, SAINT ALBANS, HERTFORDSHIRE, Uk, 12:287-307, (2012). Published 4/12/12.
Sherrod, L., W. Sauck, and D. D. WERKEMA. A Low-Cost, In Situ Resistivity and Temperature Monitoring System. (tip # 11-036, Journal Article) GROUND WATER MONITORING and REMEDIATION. National Ground Water Association, Westerville, OH, 0(0):1-27, (2012). Published 3/13/12.
Karaoulis, M., A. Revil, D. D. WERKEMA, B. Minsley, W. F. Woodruff, and A. Kemna. Time-Lapse 3D Inversion of Complex Conductivity Data Using an Active Time Constrained (ATC) Approach. (TIP # 11-051, Journal Article) Journal of Geophysics. Springer, New York, NY, 1:1-41, (2012). Published 3/13/12.
EBERT, D. Riparian Zone Analysis for Forest Land Cover for the Conterminous US. (STICS # ORD 000149, Data) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/C/12/003, 2012. Published 3/13/12.
Hassett, E. M., S. V. Stehman, and J. D. WICKHAM. Estimating Landscape Pattern Metrics from a Sample of Land Cover. (TIP # 11-049 Journal Article) LandSCAPE ECOLOGY. Springer, New York, NY, 27:133-149, (2012). Published 3/12/12.
Heaton, M., D. M. HOLLAND, and T. Leininger. User's Manual for Downscaler Fusion Software. (TIP # 12-017, Data) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/C-12/002, 2012. Published 3/1/12.
Norman, L. A., M. Villarreal, F. Lara-Valencia, Y. YUAN, W. Nie, S. Wilson, G. Amaya, and R. Sleeter. Mapping Socio-Environmentally Vulnerable Populations Access and Exposure to Ecosystem Services at the U.S.- Mexico Borderlands. (TIP # 11-009, Journal Article) Applied Geography. ELSEVIER, AMSTERDAM, Holland, 34:413-424, (2012). Published 3/1/12.
Rappold, A. G., S. Stone, W. Cascio, L. M. Neas, J. V. KILARU, M. S. CARRAWAY, J. SZYKMAN, A. Ising, W. E. Cleve, J. T. Meredith, H. Vaughan-Batten, L. Deyneka, and R. B. DEVLIN. Peat Bog Wildfire Smoke Exposure in Rural North Carolina Is Associated with Cardiopulmonary Emergency Department Visits Assessed Through Syndromic Surveillance. (TIP #12-019, Journal_ ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC, 119(10):1415-1420, (2012). Published 2/22/12.
Riitters, K. H., J. D. WICKHAM, T. G. WADE, and P. Vogt. Global Survey of Anthropogenic Neighborhood Threats to Conservation of Grass-Shrub and Forest Vegetation. (TIP # 10-128) JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 97:116-121, (2012). Published 2/13/12.
MEHAFFEY, M. H., E. R. SMITH, and R. Van Remortel. Midwest U.S. Landscape Change to 2020 Driven by Biofuel Mandates. (TIP # 10-060) A.R. Townsend (ed.), ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS. Ecological Society of America, Ithaca, NY, 22(1):8-19, (2012). Published 2/21/12.
WADE, T. G. Morphological Spatial Pattern Analysis of the Conterminous (TIP #11-093, Data) US. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/C-11/040, 2012. Published 2/15/12.
Guy, R. K., K. G. Boykin, W. G. KEPNER, and J. M. McCarthy. South Platte Data Browser. (TIP # 12-005, Data) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/C-12/001, 2012. Published 2/7/12.
Guy, R. K., K. G. Boykin, W. G. KEPNER, and J. M. McCarthy. South Platte River Basin Data Brower Report. (TIP # 11-102, Published Report) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-12/001, 2012. Published 1/25/12.
DAUGHTON, C. G. Real-Time Estimation of Small-Area Populations with Human Biomarkers in Sewage. (TIP # 11-052, Journal) SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 414:6-12, (2012) Published 1/10/12.
PRINCIPE, P. P., P. BRADLEY, S. H. YEE, W. S. FISHER, E. D. Johnson, P. ALLEN, and D. E. CAMPBELL. Quantifying Coral Reef Ecosystem Services. (TIP # 11-097, Published Report) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-11/206, 2012. Published 1/17/12.
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