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2021
Efficient Statistical Approach to Develop Intensity-duration-frequency Curves for Precipitation and Runoff under Future Climate
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jan 16, 2021]
Ongoing and potential future changes in precipitation will affect water management infrastructure. Urban drainage systems are particularly vulnerable. Design standards for many stormwater practices rely on design storms based on precipitation intensityduration-frequency (IDF) cur...
Environmental effects of stratospheric ozone depletion, UV radiation, and interactions with climate change: UNEP Environmental Effects Assessment Panel, Update 2020
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jan 20, 2021]
Changes in solar UV radiation and climate have direct and indirect effects on the way in which cycling of elements (e.g., carbon, nitrogen and sulfur cycles) and the fate of contaminants occur in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. It is well established that a wide range of synt...
Eutrophication: Lessons learned from the Pacific Northwest
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Mar 31, 2021]
Excessive nutrient loading (eutrophication) to estuaries is known to be detrimental to the health of estuarine ecosystems including seagrass communities. Seagrasses, like eelgrass Zostera marina, are marine angiosperms that provide valuable ecosystem services and can be used as ...
Evaluating long-term emission impacts of large-scale electric vehicle deployment in the US using a human-Earth systems model
(JOURNAL) [To be published : Oct 15, 2021]
While large-scale adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) globally would reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) and traditional air pollutant emissions from the transportation sector, emissions from the electric sector, refineries, and potentially other sources would change in response. Here, a...
Example Tools for Coordinated Use in Salt Marsh Management
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 28, 2021]
The presentation will cover PDE's WATCH tool, and how different EPA tools can work in concert with WATCH to engage in salt marsh evaluation, diagnosis and restoration planning.
Factors influencing carbon stocks and accumulation rates in eelgrass meadows across New England, USA.
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 09, 2021]
Increasing the protection of coastal vegetated ecosystems has been suggested as one strategy to compensate for increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere as the capacity of these habitats to sequester and store carbon exceeds that of terrestrial habitats. Seagrasses are a ...
Fenceline and Community Sensor Applications and Comparisons
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : May 18, 2021]
The following is an abstract supporting a presentation (separately cleared) to be given at the Air Sensors International Conference (ASIC) Virtual Meeting Series, in the session titled “Fenceline Monitoring with Low-Cost Sensors” on May 18, 2021. In December 2019, the U.S. Envir...
Food Waste End-of-Life Management: Comparing Co-Digestion at a Wastewater Treatment Facility with Composting, Landfilling, and Waste-to-Energy Combustion - Cambridge, MA
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 23, 2021]
The presented research uses life cycle assessment and life cycle cost (LCC) analysis to evaluate a Massachusetts wastewater treatment facility, treating 23.5 million gallons per day, upgrading to a water resource recovery facility (WRRF). The facility recently installed additiona...
Forest Riparian Buffers Reduce Timber Harvesting Effects on Stream Temperature, but additional Climate Adaptation Strategies are likely needed under future conditions
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jan 01, 2021]
Stream water temperature imposes metabolic constraints on the health of cold-water fish like salmonids. Timber harvesting can reduce stream shading leading to higher water temperatures, while also altering stream hydrology. In the Pacific Northwest, riparian buffer requirements a...
GLIMPSE - Information session #1: Overview and Demonstration
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 12, 2021]
GLIMPSE (the GCAM Long-term Interactive Multi-Pollutant Scenario Evaluator) is a decision support tool for considering environmental, climate, and energy goals in long-range planning. Using GLIMPSE, decisionmakers and analysts at the national, regional, and state level examine po...
GLIMPSE information session #2: What is GCAM? How does it work?
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 19, 2021]
GLIMPSE (the GCAM Long-term Interactive Multi-Pollutant Scenario Evaluator) is a decision support tool for considering environmental, climate, and energy goals in long-range planning. Using GLIMPSE, decisionmakers and analysts at the national, regional, and state level exami...
GLIMPSE information session #3: Applications - building electrification and projecting emissions
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 26, 2021]
GLIMPSE (the GCAM Long-term Interactive Multi-Pollutant Scenario Evaluator) is a decision support tool for considering environmental, climate, and energy goals in long-range planning. Using GLIMPSE, decisionmakers and analysts at the national, regional, and state level exami...
GLIMPSE information session #4: Applications - Clean Electricity Standard and Vehicle Electrification Target
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 02, 2021]
GLIMPSE (the GCAM Long-term Interactive Multi-Pollutant Scenario Evaluator) is a decision support tool for considering environmental, climate, and energy goals in long-range planning. Using GLIMPSE, decisionmakers and analysts at the national, regional, and state level exami...
GLIMPSE information session #5: Review, strengths, limitations, philosophy, and question and answer
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 09, 2021]
GLIMPSE (the GCAM Long-term Interactive Multi-Pollutant Scenario Evaluator) is a decision support tool for considering environmental, climate, and energy goals in long-range planning. Using GLIMPSE, decisionmakers and analysts at the national, regional, and state level exami...
Global Change Explorer: Identifying and Downloading Climate Change Information Using LASSO
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Aug 05, 2021]
EPA's Global Change Explorer (GCX) is a collection of web-based tools that describe and visualize scenarios of future environmental change, provide access to underlying spatial data, and promote adaptation and resilience planning.   This webinar will provide an overview of...
Got Energy? Let’s take a trip down the transportation, energy and air pollution lane?
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Mar 17, 2021]
Presenting to high-school students and teachers at an outreach event part of "It's Environmental" Speaker Series for Durham Public School System in North Carolina, on March 17th, 2021.
Health Effects of Wildfires (CA)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : May 05, 2021]
California has experienced extremely devastating wildfires- leading to loss of property and life. The smoke from these fires can negatively impact human health. This presentation to the public health and health care professionals in California about EPA research on health impacts...
High throughput transcriptomics: A multi-species approach
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Feb 05, 2021]
While the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) implementation of high-throughput (HTP) screening, as represented by the ToxCast and Tox21 efforts, have largely focused on human health, there is a need for HTP assays that address pathways and physiology unique to aqu...
High-resolution dynamically downscaled rainfall and temperature projections for ecological life zones within Puerto Rico and for the US Virgin Islands
(JOURNAL) [Published : Feb 17, 2021]
The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model and a combination of the Regional Spectral Model (RSM) and the Japanese Meteorological Agency Non-Hydrostatic Model (NHM) were used to dynamically downscale selected CMIP5 global climate models to provide 2-km projections with hour...
How Cyanobacteria Work: Converting Sunlight Into Usable Energy
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : May 25, 2021]
This is a presentation to be delivered as part of the ORD/OW Small Systems Webinar series on May 25, 2021. It discusses the basics of how cyanobacteria convert the energy in solar radiation into chemical bond energy in ATP and NADPH.  ATP and NADPH can then be used throughou...
Incorporating adaptation and resilience into an integrated watershed and coral reef management plan
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jun 24, 2021]
Changing environmental conditions are forcing natural resource managers and communities to adapt their strategies to account for global shifts in precipitation, temperature, sea level and more, all of which are occurring in addition to local human impacts. Adapting to threats fro...
Increasingly severe cyanobacterial blooms and deep water hypoxia coincide with warming water temperatures in reservoirs
(JOURNAL) [Published : May 07, 2021]
Cyanobacterial blooms are expected to intensify and become more widespread with climate change and sustained nutrient pollution, subsequently increasing threats to lentic ecosystems, water quality, and human health. However, little is known about their rates of change because lon...
Inland Flooding Advance Notification System: Underground Storage Tanks and Water Quality Impacts
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jul 31, 2021]
The nation’s supply chains are critical in preparing for and responding to extreme weather events. Vertical integration in preparation and response is needed across the national, state and local organizations in ensuring adaptable supply chains that can withstand and recove...
Kickapoo River Watershed Integrated Management Study
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 14, 2021]
This multi-benefit research will explore the feasibility of a framework to support market-based strategies to maximize environmental outcomes with lowest overall cost by targeting 1) point source compliance (water quality), 2) non-point source runoff reduction (water quality), 3)...
Measuring Coastal Acidification Using In Situ Sensors in the National Estuary Program
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : May 07, 2021]
Estuaries and coastal areas are highly vulnerable to the impacts of acidification on shellfish, coral reefs, fisheries and the commercial and recreational industries that they support. Yet, little is known about the extent of this vulnerability and the estuary-specific drivers th...