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Enhanced Aquifer Recharge (EAR) Project
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 22, 2021]
The Enhanced Aquifer Recharge (EAR) Research Project is actively evaluating the impact of surface water (overland flow) recharge on groundwater quality and quantity via natural karst features using traditional and innovative hydrogeological, geophysical (surface and borehole) and...
National Coastal Condition Assessment 2015: Estuaries and Nearshore Great Lakes Waters
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Aug 17, 2021]
This report presents the results of an assessment of the nation’s estuarine and nearshore Great Lake waters. The National Coastal Condition Assessment (NCCA) 2015 report is part of the National Aquatic Resource Surveys, a series of statistically based surveys designed to provide ...
Application of the Generalized Concentration Addition Model to Predict In Vitro Responses of Tertiary Mixtures of Glucocorticoid Ligands-extended abstract for SOT award
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Mar 25, 2021]
Glucocorticoid receptor (GR) ligands, both endogenous and pharmaceuticals, are frequently detected in the environment and exhibit high potency at low concentrations. Prolonged exposure alters expression of protein encoding genes involved in metabolism, immunity, and development; ...
Spectral flow cytometry of Microcystis aeruginosa autofluorescence subpopulations after H2O2, CuSO4, and KMnO4 chemical treatment.
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 10, 2021]
Studies on the interaction of chemical with cyanobacteria studied by spectral flow cytometry. Chemicals used to remove potentially harmful cyanobacterial species from drinking water requires rapid verification that the water is free from the organisms and their toxins. Laboratory...
Investigation of an immobilization process for PFAS contaminated soils
(JOURNAL) [Published : Oct 15, 2021]
A two-phased bench-scale study was conducted to evaluate various sorbents for possible use as chemical stabilizing agents, along with cement solidification, for possible use in an in-situ solidification/stabilization (immobilization) treatment process for per- and polyfluoroalkyl...
Management Technologies for Prevention and Mitigation Water / Treatment Technologies: Pros and Cons: Chlorine/Chloramine/Chlorine Dioxide
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 13, 2021]
The presentation reviews technolgies used in treating buildings.
Molecular genetic and geochemical assays reveal severe contamination of drinking water reservoirs at the ancient Maya city of Tikal
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jun 25, 2020]
Understanding civilizations of the past and how they emerge and eventually falter is a primary research focus of archaeological investigations because these provocative data sets offer critical insights into long-term human behavior patterns, especially in regard to land use prac...
Effect of organic matter concentration and characteristics on mercury mobilization and methylmercury production at an abandoned mine site
(JOURNAL) [Published : Feb 15, 2021]
Thousands of abandoned mines throughout the western region of North America contain elevated total-mercury (THg) concentrations. Mercury is mobilized from these sites primarily due to erosion of particulate-bound Hg (THg-P). Organic matter-based soil amendments can promote vegeta...
IRIS Toxicological Review of Perfluorobutanoic Acid (PFBA) and Related Salts (Public Comment and External Review Draft, 2021)
(IRIS ASSESSMENT) [Published : Aug 13, 2021]
The updated <em>IRIS Toxicological Review of Perfluorobutanoic Acid (PFBA) and Related Salts</em> draft was re-released for public comment and external peer review in October 2021. The IRIS assessment of PFBA will undergo an independent external scientific peer review managed by ...
Predictive Model of Lake Photic Zone Temperature Across the Conterminous United States
(JOURNAL) [Published : Oct 18, 2021]
As the average global air temperature increases, lake surface temperatures are also increasing globally. The influence of this increased temperature is known to impact lake ecosystems across local to broad scales. Warming lake temperature is linked to disruptions in trophic linka...
Nature’s Benefits Card Game
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Sep 23, 2021]
This lesson plan uses a science-based card game developed for the 8th grade level (though adaptable for 6th through 12th grade levels) to supplement and reinforce environmental science instruction on North Carolina Essential Science and Advanced Placement Science standards, parti...
Semi-Quantitative Non-Targeted Analysis as a Rapid Risk Prioritization Tool: A Proof of Concept Using Activated Carbon Drinking Water Filters (Communities of Practice)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Apr 22, 2021]
This presentation will describe an application of NTA on drinking water filter data obtained via gas chromatography- high-resolution mass spectrometry. The application of semi-quantitative methods to estimate and statistically bound concentrations of known standard contaminants i...
Monochloramine Measurement
(JOURNAL) [Published : Oct 04, 2021]
The publication highlights a new EPA method to measure monochloramine in drinking water (EPA Method 127) along with a related peer reviewed journal article that was recently published.
Starch, cellulose, pectin, gum, alginate, chitin and chitosan-derived (nano)materials for sustainable water treatment: A review
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jan 01, 2021]
Natural biopolymers, polymeric organic molecules produced by living organisms and/or renewable resources, are considered greener, sustainable, and eco-friendly materials. Natural polysaccharides comprising cellulose, chitin/chitosan, starch, gum, alginate, and pectin produce sust...
Understanding microbial loads in wastewater treatment works as source water for water reuse.
(JOURNAL) [Published : May 21, 2021]
Facing changes in water demands and population size, particularly in the water scarce regions in the United States, the reuse of treated municipal wastewater has become a viable potential to relieve the ever-increasing demands of providing water for (non-) potable use. The object...
Johnson AE BOSC Presentation
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 13, 2021]
Powerpoint slides on AE research for presentation at AE BOSC &quot;Meet the Scientist&quot; session on Oct 13, 2021
Webinar on diatom harmonization
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 13, 2021]
WY diatom data (2007 to 2018)&nbsp; and CO diatom data (2005 to 2018) will be harmonized and prepared for linkage to NRSA voucher floras to maximize consistency and support future monitoring and criteria efforts. Update (9/30/2021): Technical assistance was provided to CO to upda...
Decontamination Options for Indoor Surfaces Contaminated with Realistic Fentanyl Preparations
(JOURNAL) [To be published : Nov 01, 2021]
The significant increase in illegal use of the synthetic opioid fentanyl is leading to unintentional overdose fatalities. Spills of fentanyl where it is abused or prepared for illegal distribution can result in persistent contamination of areas. Remediation can be attempted throu...
Phytoremediation of slightly brackish, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated groundwater from 250 ft below land surface: A pilot-scale study using salt-tolerant, endophyte-enhanced hybrid poplar trees at a Superfund site in the Central Valley of California, April‒November 2019
(JOURNAL) [Published : Dec 21, 2020]
Slightly brackish groundwater contaminated by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at a Superfund site in the Central Valley of California was pumped from 250 feet below land surface to a water storage tank using solar power and then gravity-fed into 18,&thinsp;330-gallon inte...
Managing and treating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in membrane concentrates
(JOURNAL) [Published : Sep 01, 2021]
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have detrimental impacts on human health and the environment. Of the practical treatment technologies available, reverse osmosis (RO) and nanofiltration (NF) membrane systems have shown excellent PFAS separation performance in a variety ...
Integration of Exposure NAMs to identify contaminants of emerging concern: A case study with the Minnesota Department of Health (APCRA 6)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Oct 15, 2021]
Characterization of exposure risk for chemicals found in the environment is a task that often exceeds the capacity of government agencies due to the sheer number of chemicals found in the environment. Often, a manual screening process is performed using scientifically sound appro...
Review of Peer-Reviewed Documents on Treatment Technologies Used at Mining Waste Sites
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Aug 01, 2021]
The U.S. Environmental Protection agency conducts and supervises investigation and cleanup actions at a variety of abandoned mine lands (AMLs). AMLs are those lands, waters and surrounding watersheds where extraction, beneficiation, or processing of ores and minerals has occurred...
Legionella and other opportunistic pathogens in full-scale chloraminated municipal drinking water distribution systems
(JOURNAL) [Published : Oct 15, 2021]
Water-based opportunistic pathogens (OPs) are a leading cause of drinking-water-related disease outbreaks, especially in developed countries such as the United States (US). Physicochemical water quality parameters, especially disinfectant residuals, control the (re)growth, presen...
Defining a disturbance gradient in a Middle-Eastern River Basin
(JOURNAL) [To be published : Nov 01, 2021]
A physical, chemical and biological characterization of river systems is needed to evaluate their ecological quality and support restoration programs. Herein, we describe an approach using water chemistry, physical structure and land use for identification of a disturbance gradie...
Perspectives on stakeholder engagement and researchers’ roles in solutions-driven research (PSU Presentation)
(PRESENTATION) [Presented : Jun 11, 2021]
Translational approaches to science have the potential to produce research that better meets the needs of both research and community stakeholders. Researchers involved in translational research make committed efforts to increase engagement and communication with stakeholders thr...