Contact Us

Environmental Sciences Publications 2013

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.


           2015 | 2014 | 20132012 |
           2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008200720062005200420032002 | 2001 | 2000 |
           1999199819971996 -1995 |

Daughton C.G. "Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: Sources and Their Management," in Analysis, Removal, Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycle — Occurrence and Transformation in the Environment, 2nd Edition; Petrovic M, Barcelo D and Perez S, Eds., Elsevier; 2013, Volume 62, Chapter 2, pp 37-69; doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-62657-8.00002-1. Published on 12/9/13.

Daughton, C.G. and Ruhoy, I.S. "Lower-Dose Prescribing: Minimizing 'Side Effects' of Pharmaceuticals on Society and the Environment." (TIP # ORD-001933, Journal Article), Science of the Total Environment 2013, 443:324-337; doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.10.092 (including supplementary data) [OpenAccess]. Published on 2013.

Chiang, L., Y. Yuan, M. H. Mehaffey, M. Jackson, and I. Chaubey. Assessing SWAT’s Performance in the Kaskaskia River Watershed as Influenced by the Number of Calibration Stations Used. Transactions of the ASABE. (TIP # NERL-LV-ESD 10-087, Journal Article) AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERS, ST. JOSEPH, MI, 0(0):1-12, (2013). Published on 11/18/13.

Wickham, J. and C. Flather. Integrating Biodiversity and Drinking Water Protection Goals Through Geographic Analysis. (TIP # ORD-001829, Journal Article) CONSERVATION BIOLOGY. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, 19(9):1198-1207, (2013). Published on 11/13/13.

Christensen, J., M. S. Nash, and A. C. Neale. Identifying Riparian Buffer Effects on Stream 1 Nitrogen in Southeastern Coastal Plain Watersheds. (TIP # NERL-LV-ESD 10-078, Journal Article) ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 52(5):1161-1176, (2013). Published on 11/5/13.

Yuan, Y., W. Nie, and S. C. Mccutcheon. Initial Abstraction and Curve Numbers in a Semiarid Watershed in Southeastern Arizona. (TIP # NERL-LV-ESD 11-059, Journal Article) Hydrological Processes. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN, O(O):1-10, (2013). Published on 11/3/13.

Gentry, R. Efficacy of Fuzzy C-Means Cluster Analysis of Naturally Occurring Radioisotope Datasets for Improved Understanding of Basin-Wide Groundwater Quality Management Risks Under Climate Change. British (TIP # ORD-004149, Journal Artricle) Journal of Environment and Climate Change. SCIENCEDOMAIN International, Valley Cottage, NY, 3(3):464-479, (2013). Published on 9/23/13.

Osemwengie, L. and Wayne Sovocool. The Mass Spectrometric Ortho Effect Studied for All 209 PCB Congeners. (TIP # ORD-002711 Journal Article) ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN, 352(0):51-64, (2013). Published on 9/23/13.

Sanders, E. C. and Y. Yuan. Fecal Coliform and E. coli Concentrations in Effluent-Dominated Streams of the Upper Santa Cruz Watershed. (TIP # NERL-LV-ESD 12-016, Journal Article) PATHOGENS. MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland, 5:243-261, (2013). Published on 9/23/13.

Voytek, E., A. Drenkelfuss, F. Day-Lewis, R. Healy, J. Lane, AND D. Werkema.1DTempPro: Analyzing Temperature Profiles for Groundwater/Surface-water Exchange. (TIP # ORD-002944, Journal Article) GROUND WATER. National Ground Water Association, Westerville, OH, 0(0):26-39, (2013). Published on 9/4/13.

DeArmond, P. AND A. DiGoregorio. Rapid liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry-based method for the analysis of alcohol ethoxylates and alkylphenol ethoxylates in environmental samples. (TIP # ORD-004000, Journal Article) JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 1305(0):153-163, (2013). Published on 08/30/13.

Macpherson, Alex, P. Principe, and M. Mehaffey. Using Malmquist Indices to Evaluate Environmental Impacts of Alternative Land Development Scenarios. (TIP # ORD-002448) ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 34(0):296-303, (2013). Published on 8/21/2013.

Sickles, J. and D. Shadwick.“Transference Ratios” to Predict Total Oxidized Sulfur and Nitrogen Deposition – Part I, Monitoring Results. (tip # ORd-001102) ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 77:1060-1069, (2013). Published on 8/12/13.

Wickham, J., M. Nicholson, B. Jenkins, P. Wood, D. Druckenbrod, G. Suter, M. Strager, C. Mazzarella, W. Galloway, and J. Amos. The overlooked terrestrial impacts of mountaintop mining. (TIP # ORD-001350, Journal Article) BIOSCIENCE. American Institute of Biological Sciences, 63(0):335-348, (2013).  Published on 7/23/13.

Wilson, D. C. and T. L. Jones-Lepp. Emerging Contaminant Sources Fate in Recharged Treated Wasterwater, Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  (TIP # 12-003, Journal Article) Environmental and Engineering Geoscience. Association of Engineering Geologists, Denver, CO, 19(3):231-251, (2013).  Published on 7/17/13.

Ely, C., W. Kepner, D. Goodrich, and M. Nash. Investigating Historic Parcel Changes to Understand Land Use Trends: A Methodology and Application for the San Pedro River Watershed (TIP #ORD-004864, Published Report) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-13/112, 2013.  Published on 7/17/13.

Gelfand, A., S. Sahu, and D. Holland. On the Effect of Preferential Sampling in Spatial Prediction. (TIP # ORD-000031, Journal Article) ENVIRONMETRICS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN, 23:565-578, (2013).  Published on 7/17/13.

Kozlowski, D., S. Swanson, R. Hall, and D. Heggem. Linking Changes in Management and Riparian Physical Functionality to Water Quality and Aquatic Habitat: A Case Study of Maggie Creek, NV. (TIP # ORD-004997, Published Report) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-13/133, 2013.  Published on 7/15/13

Burns, S., W. Kepner, G. Sidman, D. Goodrich, D. Guertin, L. Levick, W. Yee, M. Scianni, C. Meek, and J. Vollmer. Assessing Hydrologic Impacts of Future Land Cover Change Scenarios in the San Pedro River (U.S./Mexico). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-13/074, 2013.  Published 6/24/13.

Boykin, K., W. Kepner, D. Bradford, R. Guy, D. Kopp, A. Leimer, E. Samson, F. East, A. Neale, and K. Gergely. A National Approach for Mapping and Quantifying Habitat-based Biodiversity Metrics Across Multiple Spatial Scales( TIP #ORD-000065, Journal Article) K. Boykin (ed.), ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, 33(0):139-147, (2013).  Published 6/3/13.

Wickham, J. D., T. G. Wade, and K. H. Riitters. Empirical Analysis of the Influence of Forest Extent on Annual and Seasonal Surface Temperatures for the Continental United States. (TIP # ORD-001592, Journal Article) Global Ecology and Biogeography. Wiley InterScience, Silver Spring, MD, 22:620-629, (2013). Published 5/16/13.

DeArmond, P. and A. DiGoregorio. Characterization of Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Method for the Determination of Acrylamide in Complex Environmental Samples. (TIP # ORD-002560, Journal Article) Dr. Philippe Garriques (ed.), Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. Springer, New York, NY, 405(12):4159-4166, (2013). Published 5/13/12.

Van Donkelaar, A., R. Martin, A. Pasch, J. Szykman, L. Zhang, Y. Wang, anc D. Chen. Improving the Accuracy of Daily Satellite‐1 Derived Ground‐Level Fine Aerosol Concentration Estimates for North America. (TIP # ORD-002295, Journal Article) ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 46(21):11971-11978, (2013).  Published 4/15/13.

Hiatt, Mike. Determination of Henry’s Law Constants Using Internal Standards with Benchmark Values. (TIP # ORD-001484, Journal Article) P. Mathias (ed.), ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Indianapolis, IN, 58(4):902-908, (2013).  Published 4/11/13.

Gentry, R. Special Issue on Impacts of Land Use and Climate Change on Hydrological Processes in China. (TIP# ord-003231, Journal Article) Journal of Hydrologic Engineering . American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, 18(4):377, (2013). Published 4/9/13.

Wickham, J., S. Stehman, L. Gass, J. DeWitz, J. Fry, and T. Wade. Accuracy Assessment of NLCD 2006 Land Cover and Impervious Surface. (TIP # ORD-001760, Journal Article) REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY,  130:294-130, (2013).  Published 3/19/13.

Gambirazzio, G. C. and J. Sze.Constructing Ideologies and Valuing Nature in Two Eco-Cities. (TIP # 11-024, Book Chapter) Chapter 14, S.T. Picket, M. Cadenasso (ed.), Resilience in Ecology and Urban  Design:  Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 3:289-296, (2013). Published 3/14/13.

Karaoulis, M., A. Revil, J. Zhang, and D. Werkema. Time-Lapse Joint Inversion of Cross-Well DC Resistivity and Seismic Data: A Numerical Investigation. (TIP # ORD-000903, Journal Article) GEOPHYSICS. Society of Exploration Geophysicists, 77(4): 141-157, (2013).

Personna, R., L. Slater, D. Ntarlagiannis, D.Werkema, and Z. Szabo. Electrical Signatures of Ethanol-Liquid Mixtures: Implications for Monitoring Biofuels Migration in the Subsurface. (TIP # ORD-000869, Journal Article) JOURNAL OF CONTAMINANT HYDROLOGY. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, USA, 144: 99-107, (2013). Published on 1/16/13.

Glaser, D., D.Werkema, R. Verstegg, R. Henderson, and D. Rucker. Temporal GPR Imaging of an Ethanol Release Within a Laboratory-Scaled Sand Tank. (TIP # ORD-001181, Journal Article) JOURNAL OF APPLIED GEOPHYSICS. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, USA, 86: 133-145, (2013). Published on 1/16/13.

Sickles, J., and D. Shadwick. “Transference Ratios” to Predict Total Oxidized Sulfur and Nitrogen Deposition – Part I, Monitoring Results. (TIP # ORD-001102, Journal Article) ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, USA, 69: 1-24, (2013). Published on 1/14/13.

Shao, Y., R. Lunetta , A. Macpherson , J. Luo, and G. Chen. Assessing Sediment Yield for Selected Watersheds in the Laurentian Great Lakes Basin Under Future Agricultural Scenarios. (TIP # ORD-001201, Journal Article) ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, USA, 51: 59-69, (2013). Published on 1/14/13.

Williams, D., S. Chilingaryan , and J. Hatfield. Atmospheric Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) Coupled With Point Measurement Air Quality Samplers to Measure Fine Particulate Matter (PM) Emissions From Agricultural Operations: The Los Banos CA Fall 2007 Tillage Campaign. (TIP #ORD-003065, Extramural Document) US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, USA, 2012.

Sokoletsky, Leonid G., R. S. Lunetta, Michael S. Wetz, and Hans W. Paerl. Assessment of the Water Quality Components in Turbid Estuarine Waters Based on Radiative Transfer Approximations. (TIP # 11-028, Journal Article) ISRAEL JOURNAL OF PLANT SCIENCES. Israel-LPPLtd. , Jerusalem, Israel, 60:209-229, (2013).

Tran, Liem T., Robert V. O'Neill, E. R. Smith, R. J. BRUINS, and Carol Harden. Application of Hierarchy Theory to Cross-Scale Hydrologic Modeling of Nutrient Loads. (TIP #11-065, Journal Article) WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT. Springer, New York, NY, 1:1-17, (2013). Published on 1/10/13.



EPA's Exposure Research Program performs research and development to characterize, predict, and diagnose human and ecosystem exposure to harmful pollutants and other conditions in air, water, soil, dust and food. Exposure Research publications and abstracts

Contact Information

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Sciences Research
P.O. Box 93478
Las Vegas, NV 89193-3478

Phone: (702) 798-2100
FAX: (702) 798-3147

Jump to main content.