Recent LimnoTech Newsletters

Recent Publications & Presentations by LimnoTech Staff


Dunn, H., K. Koch, N. Jacobson, D. Bradley, C. Cieciek, J. Black, D. Dixon. “Development of a Web-Based Taxonomic Key to Identify Freshwater Glochidia.” Poster presentation at 2018 Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Workshop. LaCrosse, WI. March 13, 2018.

Klaver, P.R., J. Hallsten and J. Bergenthal. “Application of a hydraulic and pneumatic transient model to investigate pavement heaving near a drop structure for a large-diameter relief sewer in a combined sewer system.” Presented at the 51st International Conference on Water Management, Toronto, Ontario. February 28, 2018.


Bollmer, K., C.L. Turner, M. Spidare. “SSO-700 Integrated Watershed Action Plan (IWAP) Water Quality Sampling Program: Purpose, Design, Implementation and Findings.” Presented at WEFTEC 2017. Chicago, IL. October 4, 2017.

Bratton, J.F., J.R. Wolfe, J.M. Daley, G.W. Peterson, E.M. Verhamme, T.J. Dekker, T.A.D. Slawecki. “Conceptual Design of Adaptive and Integrated Approaches to Monitoring of Post-Remediation Recovery: Examples from Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs).” Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 38th Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 2017.

Chapra, S.C., B. Boehlert, C.W. Fant, V.J. Bierman Jr., J. Henderson, D. Mills, D. Mas, L. Rennels, L. Jantarasami, J. Martinich, K. Strzepek and H.W. Paerl. 2017. “Climate Change Impacts on Harmful Algal Blooms in U.S. Freshwater: A Screening-Level Assessment.” Environmental Science and Technology (ES&T). Publication Date (Web): June 26, 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01498. Link

Daley, J.M., E.M. Verhamme, T.J. Dekker, M. Hudson, and A. Burton. “In Situ Technology as a Diagnostic Tool to Establish Stressor-Causality Linkages.” Poster presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 38th Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 2017.

Flynn, A., A. Gage, C. Boles, B. Lord, D. Schlea, S. Olimb, T. Redder, W. Larson. 2017. “Quantifying the Environmental Benefits of Conserving Grassland.” Journal of Management and Sustainability, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 65-77. DOI: 10.5539/jms.v7n2p65. Link

Holmberg, H.P., E.M. Verhamme, J.F. Bratton, J. Daley. “Monitoring and Modeling of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie and Other Great Lakes to Protect Drinking Water and Guide Mitigation of Nutrient Sources.” Presented at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 2017 North American 38th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. November 13, 2017.

Lofton, D.D., C. Taylor. “Improving Ecosystem Function While Balancing Societal Needs: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Stream Restoration in Dense Urban Environments.” Presented at the Upper Midwest Stream Restoration Symposium, La Crosse, WI. February 27, 2017. pdf

Medina, D., PhD, D.WRE. “Leap Frog Ideas for Low Impact Development.” GeoTalk Podcast, June 27, 2017. Link

Slawecki, T., D. Young, B. Dean, B. Bergenroth and K. Sparks. 2017. “Pilot Implementation of the US EPA Interoperable Watershed Network.” Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards, Vol. 2, No. 13. DOI: 10.1186/s40965-017-0025-4. Link

Steigmeyer, A.J., J. Zhang, J.M. Daley, X. Zhang and A. Burton, Jr. 2017. “An In Situ Toxicity Identification and Evaluation Water Analysis System: Laboratory Validation.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 36, No.6, pp. 1636-1643. Link

Verhamme, E.M., J.F. Bratton, J.M. Daley. November 2017. “Monitoring and Modeling of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie and Other Great Lakes to Protect Drinking Water and Guide Mitigation of Nutrient Sources.” Presented at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 38th Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Weintraub, L.H.Z., H. Tao and T.M. Redder. 2017. “Water Prism: A Tool to Assess Water Availability Risk and Investigate Water Management Strategies.” Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), Vol. 53, No.3, pp. 605-625. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12519. 2017. Link


Bass, L. and W. Larson. 2016. “Water Balance Targets: Exploring the Role of Volumetric Goals in Water Stewardship.” World Wildlife Fund and LimnoTech. Washington, DC. pdf

Blodgett, D., E. Read, J. Lucido, T. Slawecki and D. Young. 2016. “An Analysis of Water Data Systems to Inform the Open Water Data Initiative.” Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA), Vol. 52, No. 4, pp.845-858. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12417. Link

Boles, C.M.W., T.M. Redder, G.W. Peterson and J.F. Bratton. “Wetland Treatment in the Maumee Watershed.” Presented at Great Lakes Sedimentation Workshop. Ann Arbor, MI. June 22, 2016. Link

Boles, C.M.W., T.M. Redder and J.V. DePinto. “BMP Evaluations in the Maumee River Using SWAT.” Presented at the ASABE 2016 Annual International Meeting, Orlando, FL. July 18, 2016. pdf

Dilks, D.W. “Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force: What’s Been Learned, Challenges and Planning for the Future.” Invited presentation at the Spokane River Forum Conference, Coeur d’Alene, ID. March 24, 2016. pdf

Crary, B. and J. Champion. “Building and Applying a Modeling Tool to Develop and Inform the District of Columbia’s Consolidated MS4 TMDL Implementation Plan.” Presented at NCR AWRA Water Resources Symposium, Washington, DC. April 8, 2016. pdf

Jacobson, N., D. Bradley, S. Bell and D. Henry. “Aquatic Invasive Species Passage Project Screening Tool.” Presented at 76th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, Grand Rapids, MI. January 25-27, 2016. Link

Jacobson, N., J. Daley and D. Bradley. 2016. “Cheaper, Easier, Better Tools for Characterizing the Thermal Plume Environment.” In Proceedings: The Fourth Thermal Ecology and Regulation Workshop, pp. 24.1–24.21. EPRI, Palo Alto, CA. Link

Lofton, D.D., C. Taylor, T.J. Dekker and M. Scoggins. “Reintegrating Nature in a Dense Urban Environment: Restoration of Waller Creek.” Presented at the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Coral Springs, FL. April 19, 2016. pdf

Mykleby, P.M., J.D. Lenters, G.J. Cutrell …et al. 2016. “Energy and Water Balance Response of a Vegetated Wetland to Herbicide Treatment of Invasive Phragmites australis.” Journal of Hydrology, Vol. 539, pp. 290-303. pdf

Padilla, J.A. and D.L. Bradley. “Cheaper, Easier, and Better Tools for Characterizing Receiving Water Environments.” Presented at Michigan Water Environment Association, Annual 2016 Conference, Boyne City, MI. June 2016.

Palm-Forster, L.H., S.M. Swinton, T.M. Redder, J.V. DePinto and C.M.W. Boles. 2016. “Using Conservation Auctions Informed by Environmental Performance Models to Reduce Agricultural Nutrient Flows into Lake Erie.” Journal of Great Lakes Research, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 1357-1371. Link

Rucinski, D.K., E. Verhamme, J.V. Depinto, T.M. Redder and D.A. Schlea. “Modeling Ecosystem Responses to Nutrient Load Reductions using the Saginaw Bay Ecosystem Model.” Presented at IAGLR, 2016 Annual Conference, Guelph, Ontario. June 2016. pdf

Selvendiran, P., T.M. Redder and W.M. Larson, P. Hicks, M. Barbee, W. Garde. “Blue Harvest Water Benefits Calculator: Quantifying Management Interventions on Coffee Farms in Central America.” Presented at Specialty Coffee Association of American Conference, Atlanta, GA. April 14-17, 2016. pdf

Slawecki, T.A.D., A.K. Savineau, B.B. Crary, Dr. H. Tao, J. Champion. “Development of a Spatial TMDL Implementation Plan Modeling Tool to Support Washington DC’s MS4 Program.” Presented at 2016 American Water Resources Association Summer Specialty Conference: GIS and Water Resources IX. Sacramento, CA. July 12, 2016. Link.

Slawecki, T.A.D., C. McMaster, M. Lodhi, E. Horvath, C. Hornback and B. Nakamura. “Preparing for the Future of ‘Smart Water’ and ‘Big Data.’” WE&T Magazine. September 2016. pp. 88-91. Link

Smith, J.P., T.S. Hunter, A.H. Clites, C.A. Stow, T.A.D. Slawecki, G.C. Muhr and A.D. Gronewold. 2016. “An expandable web-based platform for visually analyzing basin-scale hydro-climate time series data.” Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol. 78, pp. 97-105. Link

Turner, C.L., J.R. Wolfe, G.A. Burton, J. Daley and D. McAvoy. “Development of Indicators for Emerging Trace Organic Compounds.” Presented at Wayne State University Conservation Symposium, Belle Isle Aquarium, Detroit, MI. April, 2016. pdf

Turner, C.L., J.R. Wolfe, J. Daley, A. Burton and D. McAvoy. “Validation of a Framework for Evaluating the Potential Effects and Risks of Trace Organic Compounds (TOrCs) to Aquatic Life.” Presented at WEFTEC 2016 Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. September 27, 2016. pdf

Udvardy, B.K. and S. Saari. “RiverSmart Pre- and Post-Construction Monitoring of Green Infrastructure.” Presented at Virginia Water Environment Association 2016 WaterJam, Virginia Beach, VA. September 14, 2016. pdf

Weintraub, L.H. “Water Resource Sustainability Metrics and Tools for the Energy Sector.” Presented at Environmental Vision – An International Electricity Sector Conference, Washington, DC. May 10 -11, 2016. pdf

Weintraub, L.H. and W. Larson. “Evaluation of Water Management Metrics for the Electric Power Sector.” EPRI, Palo Alto, CA. 2015. Link

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