This series includes publications of the US Environmental Protection Agency and its staff relating especially to Nebraska and the Great Plains region.

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2014

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GHG mitigation options database (GMOD) and analysis tool, Gurbakhash Bhander, Nick Hutson, Jacky Rosati, Frank Princiotta, Kristine Pelt, Jim Staudt, and Jeffrey Petrusa

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Microbial diversities (16S and 18S rRNA gene pyrosequencing) and environmental pathogens within drinking water biofilms grown on the common premise plumbing materials unplasticized polyvinylchloride and copper, Helen Buse, Jingrang Lu, Xiaozhen Mou, and Nicholas Ashbolt

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Esterification pretreatment of free fatty acid in biodiesel production, from laboratory to industry, Ming Chai, Qingshi Tu, Jeffrey Y. Yang, and Mingming Lu

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Flow in horizontally anisotropic multilayered aquifer systems with leaky wells and aquitards, Abdullah Cihan, Quanlin Zhou, Jens Birkholzer, and Stephen Kraemer

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A review of water use in the U.S. electric power sector: insights from systems-level perspectives, Rebecca S. Dodder

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In Vitro and Modelling Approaches to Risk Assessment from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ToxCast Programme, Richard Judson; Keith Houck; Matt Martin; Thomas Knudson; Russell Thomas; Nisha Sipes; U.S. EPA, National Center for Computational Toxicology, Research Triangle Park; John Wambaugh; and Kevin Crofton

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Comparison of TiO2 nanoparticle and graphene–TiO2 nanoparticle composite phototoxicity to Daphnia magna and Oryzias latipes, Shibin Li, Xuan Pan, Lindsay K. Wallis, Zhaoyang Fan, Zuliang Chen, and Stephen A. Diamond

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Silver speciation and release in commercial antimicrobial textiles as influenced by washing, Enzo Lombi, Erica Donner, Kirk G. Scheckel, Ryo Sekine, Christiane Lorenz, and Natalie Von Goetz

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Scale-dependency of LiDAR derived terrain attributes in quantitative soil-landscape modeling: Effects of grid resolution vs. neighborhood extent, J. J. Maynard and M. J. Johnson

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Evaluating the application of multipollutant exposure metrics in air pollution health studies, Michelle Oakes, Lisa Baxter, and Thomas C. Long

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Ammonia emissions in the United States, European Union, and China derived by high-resolution inversion of ammonium wet deposition data: Interpretation with a new agricultural emissions inventory (MASAGE_NH3), F. Paulot, D. J. Jacob, J. O. Bash, K. Travis, and D. K. Henze

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Transparent Stakeholder Engagement in Practice: Lessons Learned from Applying Comprehensive Environmental Assessment to Research Planning for Nanomaterials, Christina Powers, Christine Hendren, Amy Wang, and Michael Davis

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A novel hybrid approach for estimating total deposition in the United States, Donna B. Schwede and Gary G. Lear

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An environmental oestrogen disrupts fish population dynamics through direct and transgenerational effects on survival and fecundity, Adam Scwindt, Dana L. Winkelman, Kristen Keteles, Mark Murphy, and Alan M. Vajda

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Remote sensing of CO2 leakage from geologic sequestration projects, Joshua L. Verkerke, David J. Williams, and Eben Thoma

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Associations between prenatal exposure to air pollution, small for gestation alage,and term low birthweight in a state-widebirth cohort, Lisa C. Vinikoor-Imler, J. Allen Davis, Robert E. Meyer, Lynne C. Messer, and Thomas J. Luben

2013

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MODIS-derived spatiotemporal water clarity patterns in optically shallow Florida Keys waters: A new approach to remove bottom contamination, Brian B. Barnes, Chuanmin Hu, Blake A. Schaeffer, Zhongping Lee, David A. Palandro, and John C. Lehrter

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Chapter 13: Climate Adaptations in the Southeast USA, Kirstin Dow, Lynne Carter, Ashley Brosius, Ernesto Diaz, Rick Durbrow, Rhonda Evans, Stephanie Fauver, Tim Hayden, Bob Howard, Kasey Jacobs, Glenn Landers, Steve McNulty, Janine Nicholson, Dale Quattrochi, Linda Rimer, Scott Shuford, Skip Stiles, and Adam Terando

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Managing for resilience: early detection of regime shifts in complex systems, Tarsha Eason, Ahjond S. Garmestani, and Heriberto Cabezas

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Sustainability science: accounting for nonlinear dynamics in policy and social–ecological systems, Ahjond S. Garmestani

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A Framework for Resilience-based Governance of Social-Ecological Systems, Ahjond S. Garmestani and Melinda Harm Benson

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A systems perspective on responses to climate change, Wesley W. Ingwesen, Ahjond S. Garmestani, Michael A. Gonzalez, and Joshua J. Templeton

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Defining quantitative stream disturbance gradients and the additive role of habitat variation to explain macroinvertebrate taxa richness, Raphael Ligeiro, Robert M. Hughes, Philip R. Kaufmann, Diego R. Macedo, Kele R. Firmiano, Wander R. Ferreira, Déborah Oliveira, Adriano S. Melo, and Marcos Callisto

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Molecular Detection of Campylobacter spp. and Fecal Indicator Bacteria during the Northern Migration of Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) at the Central Platte River, Jingrang Lu, Hodon Ryu, Jason Vogel, Jorge Santo Domingo, and Nicholas J. Ashbolt

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Fumigation of a laboratory-scale HVAC system with hydrogen peroxide for decontamination following a biological contamination incident, K. M. Meyer, M. W. Calfee, J. P. Wood, L. Michelsen, B. Attwood, M. Clayton, A. Touati, and R. Delafield

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Resilience in Transboundary Water Governance: the Okavango River Basin, Olivia Odom Green, Barbara A. Cosens, and Ahjond S. Garmestani

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EU Water Governance: Striking the Right Balance between Regulatory Flexibility and Enforcement?, Olivia Odom Green, Ahjond S. Garmestani, Helena F. M. W. van Rijswick, and Andrea M. Keessen

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Upscaling Natural and Social Capitals for Decentralized Urban Stormwater Management, Olivia Odom Green, William D. Shuster, Ahjond S. Garmestani, and hale thurston

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Comparison of PCR and quantitative real-time PCR methods for the characterization of ruminant and cattle fecal pollution sources, Meredith R. Raith, Catherine A. Kelty, John F. Griffith, Alexander Schriewer, Stefan Wuertz, Sophie Mieszkin, Michele Gourmelon, Georg H. Reischer, Andreas H. Farnleitner, Jared S. Ervin, Patricia A. Holden, Darcy L. Ebentier, Jennifer A. Jay, Dan Wang, Alexandria B. Boehm, Tiong Gim Aw, Joan B. Rose, E. Balleste, W.G. Meijer, Mano Sivaganesan, and Orin C. Shanks

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Carbon dynamics and export from flooded wetlands: A modeling approach, Amirreza Sharifi, Latif Kalin, Mohamed M. Hantush, Sabahattin Isik, and Thomas E. Jordan

2012

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Wetland and riparian plant communities at risk of invasion by transgenic herbicide-resistant Agrostis spp. in central Oregon, Michael A. Bollman, Marjorie J. Storm, George A. King, and Lidia S. Watrud

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Laboratory evaluation of large-scale decontamination approaches, M. W. Calfee, S. P. Ryan, J. P. Wood, L. Mickelsen, C. Kempter, L. Miller, M. Colby, A. Touati, M. Clayton, N. Griffin-Gatchalian, S. McDonald, and R. Delafield

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An energy systems view of sustainability: Emergy evaluation of the San Luis Basin, Colorado, Daniel E. Campbell and Ahjond S. Garmestani

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Point sources of emerging contaminants along the Colorado River Basin: Source water for the arid Southwestern United States, Tammy L. Jones-Lepp, Charles Sanchez, David A. Alvarez, Doyle C. Wilson, and Randi-Laurant Taniguchi-Fu

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Screening-Level Risk Assessment for Styrene-Acrylonitrile (San) Trimer Detected in Soil and Groundwater, C. R. Kirman, M. L. Gargas, J. J. Collins, and J. C. Rowlands

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Adaptive Management to Protect Biodiversity: Best Available Science and the Endangered Species Act, Olivia Odom Green and Ahjond S. Garmestani

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Engaging Social Capital for Decentralized Urban Stormwater Management, Olivia Odom Green, William D. Shuster, Ahjond S. Garmestani, Hale W. Thurston, and Lee K. Rhea

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Correction: Identification and Induction of Human, Social, and Cultural Capitals through an Experimental Approach to Stormwater Management, Sustainability 2012, 4, 1669-1682, Olivia Odom Green, William D. Shuster, Lee K. Rhea, Ahjond S. Garmestani, and Hale Thurston

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Identification and Induction of Human, Social, and Cultural Capitals through an Experimental Approach to Stormwater Management, Olivia Odom Green, William D. Shuster, Lee K. Rhea, Ahjond S. Garmestani, and Hale Thurston

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Tsuji–Trost N-Allylation with Allylic Acetates by Using a Cellulose–Palladium Catalyst, Buchi Reddy Vaddula, Amit Saha, Rajender S. Varma, and John Leazer

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Tsuji–Trost N-Allylation with Allylic Acetates by Using a Cellulose–Palladium Catalyst, Buchi Reddy Vaddula, Amit Saha, Rajender S. Varma, and John Leazer

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One-Pot Catalyst-Free Synthesis of β- and γ-Hydroxy Sulfides Using Diaryliodonium Salts and Microwave Irradiation, Buchi Reddy Vaddula, Rajender S. Varma, and John Leazer

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Development and Evaluation of a Quantitative PCR Assay Targeting Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) Fecal Pollution, Hodon Ryu, Jingrang Lu, Jason Vogel, Michael Elk, Felipe Chávez-Ramírez, Nicholas Ashbolt, and Jorge Santo Domingo

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Dose-Response Analysis of Bromate-Induced DNA Damage and Mutagenicity Is Consistent With Low-Dose Linear, Nonthreshold Processes, Maria A. Spassova, David J. Miller, David A. Eastmond, Nadejda S. Nikolova, Suryanarayana V. Vulimiri, Jane Caldwell, Chao Chen, and Paul D. White

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Chapter 1 An Introduction to Agricultural Biotechnology Regulation in the U.S., Chris A. Wozniak, Annabel Fellman Waggoner, and Sheryl Reilly

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Chapter 4 Regulation of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms Under FIFRA, FFDCA and TSCA, Chris A. Wozniak, Gwendolyn McClung, Joel Gagliardi, Mark Segal, and Keith Matthews

2011

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Effects of biologically-active chemical mixtures on fish in a wastewater-impacted urban stream, Larry B. Barber, Gregory K. Brown, Todd G. Nettesheim, Elizabeth W. Murphy, Stephen E. Bartell, and Heiko L. Schoenfuss

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Embracing panarchy, building resilience and integrating adaptive management through a rebirth of the National Environmental Policy Act, Melinda Harm Benson and Ahjond S. Garmestani

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Sex Steroid and Thyroid Hormone Receptor Expressions in the Thyroid of the American Alligator (ALLIGATOR MISSISSIPPIENSIS) During Different Life Stages, Dieldrich S. Bermudez, Jeremy P. Skotko, Yasuhiko Ohta, Ashley S.P. Boggs, Taisen Iguchi, and Louis J. Guillette Jr.

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Interpreting tree responses to thinning and fertilization using tree-ring stable isotopes, J. Renée Brooks and Alan K. Mitchell

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Use of comparative genomics approaches to characterize interspecies differences in response to environmental chemicals: Challenges, opportunities, and research needs, Sarah L. Burgess-Herbert and Susan Y. Euling

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Toxicity and recovery in the pregnant mouse after gestational exposure to the cyanobacterial toxin, cylindrospermopsin, N. Chernoff, E. H. Rogers, R. D. Zehr, M. I. Gage, D. E. Malarkey, C. A. Bradfield, Y. Liu, J. E. Schmid, R. H. Jaskot, J. H. Richards, C. R. Wood, and M. B. Rosen

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Partially Acetylated Sugarcane Bagasse for Wicking Oil from Contaminated Wetlands, Seungoon Chung, Makram T. Suidan, and Albert D. Venosa

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Ecosystem services altered by human changes in the nitrogen cycle: a new perspective for US decision making, Jana E. Compton, John A. Harrison, Robin L. Dennis, Tara L. Greaver, Brian H. Hill, Stephen J. Jordan, Henry Walker, and Holly V. Campbell

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Threshold transitions in a regional urban system, Jorge H. García, Ahjond S. Garmestani, and Arunprakash T. Karunanithi

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Maternal Influences on Epigenetic Programming of the Developing Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis, Curtis E. Grace, Sung-Je Kim, and John M. Rogers

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Detection of illicit drugs on surfaces using direct analysis in real time (DART) time‐of‐flight mass spectrometry, Andrew H. Grange and G. Wayne Sovocool

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Can We Manage for Resilience? The Integration of Resilience Thinking into Natural Resource Management in the United States, Melinda Harm Benson and Ahjond S. Garmestani

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Emergy as a Life Cycle Impact Assessment Indicator A Gold Mining Case Study, Wesley W. Ingwesen

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Emergy as a Life Cycle Impact Assessment Indicator: A Gold Mining Case Study, Wesley W. Ingwesen

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Time-lapse three-dimensional inversion of complex conductivity data using an active time constrained (ATC) approach, M. Karaoulis, A. Revil, D. D. Werkema, B. J. Minsley, W. F. Woodruff, and A. Kemna

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Time-lapse three-dimensional inversion of complex conductivity data using an active time constrained (ATC) approach, M. Karaoulis, A. Revil, D. D. Werkema, B. J. Minsley, W. F. Woodruff, and A. Kemna

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The characterization of socio-political instability, development and sustainability with Fisher information, Arunprakash T. Karunanithi, Ahjond S. Garmestani, Tarsha Eason, and Heriberto Cabezas

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Web-Based Automated Remediation Performance Monitoring and Visualization of Contaminant Mass Flux and Discharge, Mark L. Kram, Steve Airhart, Daniel Tyler, Amy Dindal, Andrew Barton, John L. McKernan, and Gregg Gustafson

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Current and Future Needs for Developmental Toxicity Testing, Susan L. Makris, James H. Kim, Amy Ellis, Willem Faber, Wafa Harrouk, Joseph M. Lewis, Merle G. Paule, Jennifer Seed, Melissa Tassinari, and Rochelle Tyl

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Remediation of NAPL Source Zones: Lessons Learned from Field Studies at Hill and Dover AFB, John E. McCray, Geoffrey R. Tick, James W. Jawitz, John S. Gierke, Mark L. Brusseau, Ronald W. Falta, Robert C. Knox, David A. Sabatini, Michael D. Annable, Jeffrey H. Harwell, and A. Lynn Wood

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Integrating mechanistic and polymorphism data to characterize human genetic susceptibility for environmental chemical risk assessment in the 21st century, Holly M. Mortensen and Susan Y. Euling

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Evolution of natural history information in the 21st century – developing an integrated framework for biological and geographical data, Deborah A. Reusser and Henry Lee II

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Aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation during pregnancy, and in adult nulliparous mice, delays the subsequent development of DMBA-induced mammary tumors, Tao Wang, Heather M. Gavin, Volker M. Arlt, B. Paige Lawrence, Suzanne E. Fenton, Daniel Medina, and Beth A. Vorderstrasse

2010

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EFFECTS FROM FILTRATION, CAPPING AGENTS, AND PRESENCE/ABSENCE OF FOOD ON THE TOXICITY OF SILVER NANOPARTICLES TO DAPHNIA MAGNA, H. Joel Allen, Christopher A. Impellitteri, Dana A. Macke, J. Lee Heckman, Helen C. Poynton, James M. Lazorchak, Shekar Govindaswamy, Deborah L. Roose, and Mallikarjuna N. Nadagouda

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Persistent organic pollutants in fish tissue in the mid-continental great rivers of the United States, Karen A. Blocksom, David M. Walters, Terri M. Jicha, James M. Lazorchak, Theodore R. Angradi, and David W. Bolgrien

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Determination of haloacetic acids in water using solid-phase extraction/microchip capillary electrophoresis with capacitively coupled contactless conductivity detection, Yongsheng Ding and Kim Rogers

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Assessment of a robust model protocol with accelerated throughput for a human recombinant full length estrogen receptor-α binding assay: Protocol optimization and intralaboratory assay performance as initial steps towards validation, Alexius Freyberger, Vickie Wilson, Marc Weimer, Shirlee Tan, Hoai-Son Tran, and Hans-Jürgen Ahr

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Assessing the effects of exposure timing on biomarker expression using β-estradiol, K. M. Hyndman, A. Biales, S. E. Bartell, and H. L. Schoenfuss

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Integration of Metabolomics and In Vitro Metabolism Assays for Investigating the Stereoselective Transformation of Triadimefon in Rainbow Trout, John F. Kenneke, Drew R. Ekman, Chris S. Mazur, Brad J. Konwick, Aaron T. Fisk, Jimmy K. Avants, and A. Wayne Garrison

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Habitat-Related Benthic Macrofaunal Assemblages of Bays and Estuaries of the Western United States, J. Ananda Ranasinghe, Kathy I. Welch, Peter N. Slattery, David E. Montagne, David D. Huff, Henry Lee II, Jeffrey L. Hyland, Bruce Thompson, Stephen B. Weisberg, James M. Oakden, Donald B. Caiden, and Ronald G. Velarde

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Severe systemic toxicity and urinary bladder cytotoxicity and regenerative hyperplasia induced by arsenite in arsenic (+3 oxidation state) methyltransferase knockout mice. A preliminary report, Masanao Yokohira, Lora L. Arnold, Karen L. Pennington, Shugo Suzuki, Satoko Kakiuchi-Kiyota, Karen Herbin-Davis, David J. Thomas, and Samuel M. Cohen

2009

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Pesticide Fact Sheet: Mammalian Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) [GonaCon]

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Artificial insemination in South American camelids and wild equids, G. P. Adams, M. H. Ratto, C. W. Collins, and D. R. Bergfelt

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Using Material Flow Analysis for Sustainable Materials Management: Part of the Equation for Priority Setting, Frederick W. Allen, Priscilla A. Halloran, Angela H. Leith, and M. Clare Lindsay

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The solar transformity of petroleum fuels, S. Bastianoni, D. E. Campbell, R. Ridolfi, and F. M. Pulselli

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Evaluating the role of EPA policy levers: An examination of a voluntary program and regulatory threat in the metal-finishing industry, Keith Brouhle, Charles Griffiths, and Ann Wolverton

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Interactions Between Biological and Abiotic Pathways in the Reduction of Chlorinated Solvents, Richard A. Brown, James G. Mueller, Alan G. Seech, James K. Henderson, and John T. Wilson

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The impact of temperature on the performance of anaerobic biological treatment of perchlorate in drinking water, Nicholas R. Dugan, Daniel J. Williams, Maria Meyer, Ross R. Schneider, Thomas F. Speth, and Deborah H. Metz

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Downstream variation in bankfull width of wadeable streams across the conterminous United States, John M. Faustini, Philip R. Kaufmann, and Alan T. Herlihy

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Evidence-based integrated environmental solutions for secondary lead smelters: Pollution prevention and waste minimization technologies and practices, A. M. Genaidy, R. Sequeira, T. Tolaymat, J. Kohler, and M. Rinder

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Ion Compositions Determined with Increasing Simplicity, Andrew H. Grange and G. Wayne Sovocool

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Guidance on Developing Safety Performance Indicators, Kim Jennings and Francine Schulberg

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Combining Risks from Several Tumors Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Leonid Kopylev, John Fox, and Chao Chen

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Eloquence De Rigueur for California Deserts, Robert A. Leidy

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Inter-Laboratory Control Data for Reproductive Endpoints Required in the OPPTS 870.3800/OECD 416 Reproduction and Fertility Test, M. S. Marty, B. Allen, R. E. Chapin, R. Cooper, G. P. Daston, J. A. Flaws, P. M. D. Foster, S. L. Makris, E. Mylchreest, D. Sandler, and R. W. Tyl

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Foodweb modeling for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Twelvemile Creek Arm of Lake Hartwell, South Carolina, USA, Brenda Rashleigh, M. Craig Barber, and David M. Walters

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The development and inter-laboratory verification of LC–MS libraries for organic chemicals of environmental concern, Charlita Rosal, Don Betowski, Joe Romano, Joshua Neukom, Dennis Wesolowski, and Lawrence Zintek

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Evaluation of alternative approaches for screening contaminated sediments and soils for polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans, Mary Schrock, Amy Dindal, and Stephen Billets

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Safety Assessment of Biotechnology Products for Potential Risk of Food Allergy: Implications of New Research, MaryJane K. Selgrade, Christal C. Bowman, Gregory S. Ladics, Laura Privalle, and Susan A. Laessig

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Use of Fenton’s Reagent as a Disinfectant, Ariamalar Selvakumar, Mary Ellen Tuccillo, Swarna Muthukrishnan, and Asim B. Ray

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Finfish and aquatic invertebrate pathology resources for now and the future, Jan M. Spitsbergen, Vicki S. Blazer, Paul R. Bowser, Keith C. Cheng, Keith R. Cooper, Timothy K. Cooper, Salvatore Frasca Jr., David B. Groman, Claudia M. Harper, Jerry M. (Mac) Law, Gary D. Marty, Roxanna M. Smolowitz, Judy St. Leger, Douglas C. Wolf, and Jeffrey C. Wolf

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Arsenate and Dimethylarsinic Acid in Drinking Water did not Affect DNA Damage Repair in Urinary Bladder Transitional Cells or Micronuclei in Bone Marrow, Amy Wang, Andrew D. Kligerman, Steven D. Holladay, Douglas C. Wolf, and John L. Robertson

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Past and projected rural land conversion in the US at state, regional, and national levels, Eric M. White, Anita T. Morzillo, and Ralph J. Alig

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Comparing The Mutagenicity of Toxaphene After Aging in Anoxic Soils and Accumulating in Fish, James C. Young, Anne D. Freeman, Robert M. Bruce, Douglas Williams, and Keith Maruya