Scientific research by the US Geological Survey staff, published in outside (i.e., non-USGS) publications or scholarly journals.

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2010

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History and dating of the publication of the Philadelphia (1822) and London (1823) editions of Edwin James’s Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Neal Woodman

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Two new species of shrews (Soricidae) from the western highlands of Guatemala, Neal Woodman

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At the foot of the shrew: manus morphology distinguishes closely-related Cryptotis goodwini and Cryptotis griseoventris (Mammalia: Soricidae) in Central America, Neal Woodman and Ryan B. Stephens

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Global estimates of evapotranspiration and gross primary production based on MODIS and global meteorology data, Wenping Yuan, Shuguang Liu, Guirui Yu, Jean-Marc Bonnefond, Jiquan Chen, Ken Davis, Ankur R. Desai, Allen H. Goldstein, Damiano Gianelle, Federica Rossi, Andrew E. Suyker, and Shashi B. Verma

2009

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Effects of mining-derived metals on riffle-dwelling benthic fishes in Southeast Missouri, USA, A. L. Allert, J. F. Fairchild, C. J. Schmitt, J. M. Besser, W. G. Brumbaugh, and S. J. Olson

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Ecological effects of lead mining on Ozark streams: In-situ toxicity to woodland crayfish (Orconectes hylas), Ann L. Allert, James F. Fairchild, Robert J. DiStefano, C.J. Schmitt, William G. Brumbaugh, and J.M. Besser

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Fate of Sulfamethoxazole, 4-Nonylphenol, and 17β-Estradiol in Groundwater Contaminated by Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent, Larry Barber, Steffanie Keefe, Dennis LeBlanc, Paul Bradley, Francis Chapelle, Michael Meyer, Keith Lofton, Dana Kolpin, and Fernando Rubio

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Paleoceanography of the Gulf of Alaska During the Past 15,000 Years: Results From Diatoms, Silicoflagellates, and Geochemistry, John A. Barron, David Bukry, Walter E. Dean, Jason A. Addison, and Bruce Finney

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Effects Of Fire Temperature On The Physical And Chemical Characteristics Of The Ash From Two Plots Of Cork Oak (Quercus Suber), X. Ú Beda, P. Pereira, L. Outeiro, and D. A. Martin

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Interbasin flow in the Great Basin with special reference to the southern Funeral Mountains and the source of Furnace Creek springs, Death Valley, California, U.S., Wayne R. Belcher, M. S. Bedinger, Jennifer T. Back, and Donald S. Sweetkind

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Climate Change and Cultural Response In The Prehistoric American Southwest, Larry Benson and Michael S. Berry

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Cahokia's Boom and Bust in the Context of Climate Change, Larry Benson, Timothy R. Pauketat, and Edward R. Cook

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Possible sources of archaeological maize found in Chaco Canyon and Aztec Ruin, New Mexico, Larry Benson, J. R. Stein, and H. E. Taylor

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Ecotoxicology studies with sediment, pore water, and surface water from the Palmerton Zinc site, John M. Besser, Bill Brumbaugh, and Chris Ingersoll

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Ecological impacts of lead mining on Ozark streams: Toxicity of sediment and pore water, John M. Besser, William G. Brumbaugh, Ann L. Allert, Barry C. Poulton, Christopher J. Schmitt, and Christopher G. Ingersoll

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Biodegradation of 17β-Estradiol, Estrone and Testosterone in Stream Sediments, Paul Bradley, Larry Barber, Francis Chapelle, James Gray, Dana Kolpin, and Peter McMahon

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Tree Die-Off in Response to Global Change-Type Drought: Mortality Insights from a Decade of Plant Water Potential Measurements, David D. Breshears, Orrin B. Meyers, Clifton W. Meyer, Fairley J. Barnes, Chris B. Zou, Craig D. Allen, Nathan G. McDowell, and William Pockman

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Microseismicity at the North Anatolian Fault in the Sea of Marmara offshore Istanbul, NW Turkey, Fatih Bulut, Marco Bohnhoff, William L. Ellsworth, Mustafa Aktar, and Georg Dresen

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New Record for Woldstedtius flavolineatus (Ichneumonidae: Diplazontinae), a Hymenopteran Parasitoid of Syrphid Flies in Hawaii, Justin Cappadonna, Melody Euaparadorn, Robert W. Peck, and Paul C. Banko

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Prevalence of West Nile Virus in Migratory Birds during Spring and Fall Migration, Robert J. Dusek, Robert G. McLean, Laura D. Kramer, Sonya R. Ubico, Alan P. Dupuis II, Gregory D. Ebel, and Stephen C. Guptill

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Data from the 2006 International Piping Plover Census, Elise Elliott-Smith, Susan M. Haig, and Brandi M. Powers

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Using packrat middens to assess grazing effects on vegetation change, J. Fisher, Ken L. Cole, and R.S. Anderson

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Ground and surface temperature variability for remote sensing of soil moisture in a heterogeneous landscape, Mario A. Giraldo, David Bosch, Marguerite Madden, Lynn Usery, and Michael Finn

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Implications for the dynamic health of a glacier from comparison of conventional and reference-surface balances, W. D. Harrison, L. H. Cox, R. Hock, R. S. March, and E. C. Pettit

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Widespread occurrence of intersex in black basses (Micropterus spp.) from U.S. rivers, 1995–2004, Jo Ellen Hinck, Vicki S. Blazer, Christopher J. Schmitt, Diana M. Papoulias, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Persistence of organochlorine chemical residues in fish from the Tombigbee River (Alabama, USA): Continuing risk to wildlife from a former DDT manufacturing facility, Jo Ellen Hinck, Ross J. Norstrom, Carl E. Orazio, Christopher J. Schmitt, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Environmental contaminants in Freshwater Fish and Their Risk to Piscivorous Wildlife Based on a National Monitoring Program, Jo Ellen Hinck, Christopher J. Schmitt, Kimberly A. Chojnacki, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Reproductive Health of Bass in the Potomac, USA, Drainage: Part 1. Exploring the Effects of Proximity to Wastewater Treatment Plant Discharge, Luke R. Iwanowicz, Vicki S. Blazer, Christopher P. Guy, Alfred E. Pinkney, John E. Mullican, and David A. Alvarez

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BEHAVIOR AND REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS OF ROCK SANDPIPERS BREEDING ON THE YUKON-KUSKOKWIM RIVER DELTA, ALASKA, Matthew Johnson, Jesse R. Conklin, Branden L. Johnson, Brian J. McCaffery, Susan M. Haig, and Jeffrey R. Walters

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Effects of Groundwater Development on Uranium: Central Valley, California, USA, Bryant C. Jurgens, Miranda S. Fram, Kenneth Belitz, Karen R. Burow, and Matthew K. Landon

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Response of Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis Riverine Roosting Habitat to Changes in Stage and Sandbar Morphology, Paul Kinzel, Jonathan Nelson, and Ashley Heckman

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A Simplified Method for Extracting Androgens From Avian Egg Yolks, Corinne P. Kozlowski, Joan E. Bauman, and D. Caldwell Hahn

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Potential Habitat Distribution for the Freshwater Diatom Didymosphenia geminate in the Continental US, Sunil Kumar, Sarah A. Spaulding, Thomas J. Stohlgren, Karl A. Hermann, Travis S. Schmidt, and Loren L. Bahls

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Mineralogy of Mine Waste at the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine, Belvidere Mountain, Vermont, Denise M. Levitan, Jane M. Hammarstrom, Mickey E. Gunter, Robert R. Seal II, I-Ming Chou, and Nadine M. Piatak

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A comparison of complete mitochondrial genomes of silver carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix and bighead carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis: implications for their taxonomic relationship and phylogeny, S. F. Li, J. W. Xu, Q. L. Yang, C. H. Wang, Q. Chen, D. C. Chapman, and Guoqing Lu

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A one-dimensional heat-transport model for conduit flow in karst aquifers, Andrew J. Long and Patrick C. Gilcrease

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Age-distribution estimation for karst groundwater: Issues of parameterization and complexity in inverse modeling by convolution, Andrew J. Long and Larry D. Putnam

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Use of OSL dating to establish the stratigraphic framework of Quaternary eolian sediments, Anton scarp upper trench, Northeastern Colorado High Plains, USA, Shannon A. Mahan, David C. Noe, and James P. McCalpin

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Geochemical Evidence for African Dust and Volcanic Ash Inputs to Terra Rossa Soils on Carbonate Reef Terraces, Northern Jamaica, West Indies, Daniel R. Muhs and James R. Budahn

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Forecasting the combined effects of urbanization and climate change on stream ecosystems: from impacts to management options, Kären C. Nelson, Margaret A. Palmer, James E. Pizzuto, Glenn A. Moglen, Paul L. Angermeier, Robert H. Hilderbrand, Michael Dettinger, and Katharine Hayhoe

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MIGRATORY PATTERNS AND POPULATION STRUCTURE AMONG BREEDING AND WINTERING RED-BREASTED MERGANSERS (MERGUS SERRATOR) AND COMMON MERGANSERS (M. MERGANSER) Характер миграций и попуЛяционная структура у Mergus serrator и M. merganser вместах зимовок и гнез ований, John M. Pearce, Kevin G. McCracken, Thomas K. Christensen, and Yuri N. Zhuravlev

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Concentrations of Cadmium, Cobalt, Lead, Nickel, and Zinc in Blood and Fillets of Northern Hog Sucker (Hypentelium nigricans) from Streams Contaminated by Lead–Zinc Mining: Implications for Monitoring, Christopher J. Schmitt, W. G. Brumbaugh, and T. W. May

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Precise location of San Andreas Fault tremors near Cholame, California using seismometer clusters: Slip on the deep extension of the fault?, David R. Shelly, William L. Ellsworth, Trond Ryberg, Christian Haberland, Gary S. Fuis, Janice Murphy, Robert M. Nadeau, and Roland Bürgemann

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Relating Groundwater to Seasonal Wetlands in Southeastern Wisconsin, USA, John D. Skalbeck, Donald M. Reed, Randall J. Hunt, and Jamie D. Lambert

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Spatial analysis of pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus distribution in the Missouri River, South Dakota, B. D. Spindler, S. R. Chipps, R. A. Klumb, and Michael C. Wimberly

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Acute oral toxicities of wildland fire control chemicals to birds, Nimish B. Vyas, James W. Spann, and Elwood F. Hill

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A Lacustrine Carbonate Record of Holocene Seasonality and Climate, Chad A. Wittkop, Jane L. Teranes, Walter E. Dean, and Thomas P. Guilderson

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Post-Clovis survival of American Mastodon in the southern Great Lakes Region of North America, Neal Woodman and Nancy Beavan Athfield

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Updating the 2001 National Land Cover Database land cover classification to 2006 by using Landsat imagery change detection methods, George Xian, Collin Homer, and Joyce Fry

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Taxonomy Of Quaternary Deep-Sea Ostracods From The Western North Atlantic Ocean, Moriaki Yasuhara, Hisayo Okahashi, and Thomas M. Cronin

2008

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Range-Wide Patterns of Greater Sage-Grouse Persistence, Cameron L. Aldridge, Scott E. Nielsen, Hawthorne L. Beyer, Mark S. Boyce, John W. Connelly, Steven T. Knick, and Michael A. Schroeder

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Isotopic evidence for the diversity of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska: Glaciogenic and nonglaciogenic sources, John N. Aleinikoff, Daniel R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, William C. Johnson, C. Mark Fanning, and Rachel Benton

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Effects of Lead-Zinc Mining on Crayfish (Orconectes hylas) in the Black River Watershed, Missouri, USA, Ann L. Allert, James F. Fairchild, Robert J. DiStefano, Christopher J. Schmitt, J.M. Besser, William G. Brumbaugh, and Barry Poulton

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Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Regional Ecosystem Restoration Implementation Plan, Charles N. Alpers, Collin Eagles-Smith, Chris Foe, Susan Klasing, Mark C. Marvin-DiPasquale, Darell G. Slotton, and Lisamarie Windham-Myers

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Human-Induced Changes in the Hydrology of the Western United States, Tim P. Barnett, David W. Pierce, Hugo G. Hidalgo, Celine Bonfils, Benjamin D. Santer, Tapash Das, Govindasamy Bala, Andrew W. Wood, Toru Nozawa, Arthur A. Mirin, Daniel R. Cayan, and Michael D. Dettinger

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Development and evaluation of geochemical methods for the sourcing of archaeological maize, L.V. Benson, H.E. Taylor, K.A. Peterson, B.D. Shattuck, C.A. Ramotnik, and J.R. Stein

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A model of plant strategies in fluvial hydrosystems, G. Bornette, E. Tabacchi, C. Hupp, S. Puijalon, and J . C. Rostan

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Metals fate and transport modelling in streams and watersheds: state of the science and USEPA workshop review, B. S. Caruso, T. J. Cox, R. L. Runkel, M. L. Velleux, K. E. Bencala, D. K. Nordstrom, P. Y. Julien, B. A. Butler, Charles N. Alpers, A. Marion, and K. S. Smith

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Geographical and climatic limits of needle types of one- and two-needled pinyon pines, Kenneth L. Cole, Jessica Fisher, Samantha T. Arundel, John Cannella, and Sandra Swift

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Downflow Limestone Beds for Treatment of Net-Acidic, Oxic, Iron-Laden Drainage from a Flooded Anthracite Mine, Pennsylvania, USA: 1. Field Evaluation, Charles A. Cravotta III and Suzanne J. Ward

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Downflow Limestone Beds for Treatment of Net-Acidic, Oxic, Iron-Laden Drainage from a Flooded Anthracite Mine, Pennsylvania, USA: 2. Laboratory Evaluation, Charles A. Cravotta III, Suzanne J. Ward, and Jane M. Hammarstrom

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Comparative Study of Transport Processes of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Herbicides to Streams in Five Agricultural Basins, USA, Joseph L. Domagalski, Scott Ator, Richard Coupe, Kathleen McCarthy, David Lampe, Mark Sandstrom, and Nancy Baker

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Whole-Stream Response to Nitrate Loading in Three Streams Draining Agricultural Landscapes, John H. Duff, Anthony J. Tesoriero, William B. Richardson, Eric A. Strauss, and Mark Munn

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The persistence of lead from past gasoline emissions and mining drainage in a large riparian system: Evidence from lead isotopes in the Sacramento River, California, C. E. Dunlap, Charles N. Alpers, R. Bouse, H. E. Taylor, D. M. Unruh, and A. R. Flegal

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Using Heat to Characterize Streambed Water Flux Variability in Four Stream Reaches, Hedeff Essaid, Celia M. Zamora, Kathleen A. McCarthy, Jason R. Vogel, and John T. Wilson

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Introgression and Dispersal Among Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis) Subspecies, W. Chris Funk, Eric D. Forsman, Thomas D. Mullins, and Susan M. Haig

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Range-wide Phylogeographic Analysis of the Spotted Frog Complex (Rana luteiventris and Rana pretiosa) in Northwestern North America, W. Chris Funk, Christopher A. Pearl, Hope M. Draheim, Michael J. Adams, Thomas D. Mullins, and Susan M. Haig

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Late-Seasonal A ctivity and Diet of the Eveninc Bat (Nycticeius Humeralis) in Nebraska, Keith Geluso, Jason P. Damm, and Ernest W. Valdez

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Mitochondrial DNA evolution in the Anaxyrus boreas species group, Anna M. Goebel, Tom A. Ranker, Paul Stephen Corn, and Richard G. Olmstead

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Home Range and Movements of Feral Cats on Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i, Daniel M. Goltz, Steven C. Hess, Kevin W. Brinck, Paul C. Banko, and Raymond M. Danner

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Limited Occurrence of Denitrification in Four Shallow Aquifers in Agricultural Areas of the United States, Christopher T. Green, Larry J. Puckett, John Karl Böhlke, Barbara A. Bekins, Steven P. Phillips, Leon J. Kauffman, Judith M. Denver, and Henry M. Johnson

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Pesticide Fate and Transport throughout Unsaturated Zones in Five Agricultural Settings, USA, Tracy C. Hancock, Mark W. Sandstrom, Jason R. Vogel, Richard M.T. Webb, E. Randall Bayless, and Jack E. Barbash

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Chemical contaminants, health indicators, and reproductive biomarker responses in fish from rivers in the Southeastern United States, Jo Ellen Hinck, Vicki S. Blazer, Nancy D. Denslow, Kathy R. Echols, Robert W. Gale, Carla Wieser, Tom W. May, Mark Ellersieck, James J. Coyle, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Relations between and among contaminant concentrations and biomarkers in black bass (Micropterus spp.) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio) from large U.S. rivers, 1995–2004, Jo Ellen Hinck, Christopher J. Schmitt, Mark R. Ellersieck, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Blood Parasites in Owls with Conservation Implications for the Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis), Heather D. Ishak, John P. Dumbacher, Nancy L. Anderson, John J. Keane, Gediminas Valkiūnas, Susan M. Haig, Lisa A. Tell, and Ravinder N. M. Sehgal

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Design of a naturalized flow regime—an example from the Lower Missouri River, USA, Robert B. Jacobson and David L. Galat

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Bioaccumulation of Pharmaceuticals and Other Anthropogenic Waste Indicators in Earthworms from Agricultural Soil Amended With Biosolid or Swine Manure, Chad Kinney, Edward Furlong, Dana Kolpin, Mark Burkhardt, Steven Zaugg, Stephen Werner, Joseph Bossio, and Mark Benotti

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Management and Conservation Note: Conserving Waste Rice for Wintering Waterfowl in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, Jennifer P. Kross, Richard M. Kaminski, and Aaron T. Pearse

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Boselaphus tragocamelus (Artiodactyla: Bovidae), David M. Leslie Jr.

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The Threat of the Non-native Neotropical Rust Puccinia psidii to Hawaiian Biodiversity and Native Ecosystems: A Case Example of the Need for Prevention, Lloyd Loope, Janice Uchida, and Loyal Mehrhoff

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Comparison of the USGS 2001 NLCD to the 2002 USDA Census of Agriculture for the Upper Midwest United States, S. K. Maxwell, E. C. Wood, and A. Janus

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Comparison of the USGS 2001 NLCD to the 2002 USDA Census of Agriculture for the Upper Midwest United States, S.K. Maxwell, E.C. Wood, and A. Janus

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Influence of fipronil compounds and rice-cultivation land-use intensity on macroinvertebrate communities in streams of southwestern Louisiana, USA, Scott V. Mize, Stephen D. Porter, and Dennis K. Demcheck

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Paleoclimatic Significance of Chemical Weathering in Loess-Derived Paleosols of Subarctic Central Alaska, Daniel R. Muhs, Thomas A. Ager, Gary Skipp, Jossh Beann, James Budahn, and John P. McGeehin

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Origin and paleoclimatic signifi cance of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska: Evidence from stratigraphy, chronology, sedimentology, and geochemistry, Daniel R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, John N. Aleinikoff, John P. McGeehin, Jossh Beann, Gary Skipp, Brian D. Marshall, Helen M. Roberts, William C. Johnson, and Rachel Benton

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Geochemical evidence for airborne dust additions to soils in Channel Islands National Park, California, Daniel R. Muhs, James R. Budahn, Donald L. Johnson, Marith Reheis, Jossh Beann, Gary Skipp, Eric Fischer, and Julia A. Jones

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Corrigendum to ‘‘Distribution and environmental limitations of an amphibian pathogen in the Rocky Mountains, USA’’ [Biological Conservation 141 (2008) 1484–1492], Erin Muths, David S. Pilliod, and Lauren J. Livo

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Distribution and environmental limitations of an amphibian pathogen in the Rocky Mountains, USA, Erin Muths, David S. Pilliod, and Lauren J. Livo

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Developing conceptual hydrogeological model for Potsdam sandstones in southwestern Quebec, Canada, M. Nastev, Roger H. Morin, R. Godin, and A. Rouleau

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Population Structure of Mountain Plover as Determined Us ing Nuclear Microsatellites, S. J. Oyler-Mccance, Judy St. John, Robert F. Kysela, and Fritz L. Knopf

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Effects of Vegetation and Background Noise on the Detection Process in Auditory Avian Point-count Surveys, Krishna Pacifici, Theodore R. Simons, and Kenneth H. Pollock

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Site Fidelity Is an Inconsistent Determinant of Population Structure in the Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucull atus): Evidence from Genetic, Mark–Recapture, and Comparative Data, John M. Pearce, Peter Blums, and Mark S. Lindberg

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Tools and Technology Article: Evaluation of an Aerial Survey to Estimate Abundance of Wintering Ducks in Mississippi, Aaron T. Pearse, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Richard M. Kaminski, and Kenneth J. Reinecke

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Tools and Technology Article: Estimation and Correction of Visibility Bias in Aerial Surveys of Wintering Ducks, Aaron T. Pearse, Patrick D. Gerard, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Richard M. Kaminski, and Kenneth J. Reinecke

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Alien dominance of the parasitoid wasp community along an elevation gradient on Hawai’i Island, Robert W. Peck, Paul C. Banko, Marla Schwarzfeld, Melody Euaparadorn, and Kevin W. Brinck

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Spatial dynamics of overbank sedimentation in floodplain systems, Aaron R. Pierce and Sammy L. King

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Transport and Fate of Nitrate at the Ground-Water/Surface-Water Interface, Larry J. Puckett, Celia Zamora, Hedeff Essaid, John T. Wilson, Henry M. Johnson, Michael Brayton, and Jason R. Vogel

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Environmental Contaminant Hazards to Wildlife at National Capital Region and Mid-Atlantic National Park Service Units, Barnett A. Rattner and Betty K. Ackerson

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Integrated Modelling Frameworks for Environmental Assessment and Decision Support, A. E. Rizzoli, G. Leavesley, J. C. Ascough II, R. M. Argent, I. N. Athanasiadis, V. Brilhante, F. H. A. Claeys, O. David, M. Donatelli, P. Gijsbers, D. Havlik, A. Kassahun, P. Krause, N. W. T. Quinn, H. Scholten, R. S. Sojda, and F. Villa

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Intelligent Environmental Decision Support Systems, M. Sànchez-Marrè, K. Gibert, R. S. Sojda, J. P. Steyer, P. Struss, I. Rodríguez-Roda, J. Comas, V. Brilhante, and E. A. Roehl