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NEW ENGLAND COASTAL BASINS NAWQA PROGRAM:

COMPLETED PUBLICATIONS

The following publications have been produced as part of the New England Coastal Basins NAWQA study unit archives, and are available on-line. To request a paper copy, please contact Schuyler Merritz at smerritz@usgs.gov or (603) 226-7851.

Summary report:

Robinson, K.W., Flanagan, S.M., Ayotte, J.D., Campo, K.W., Chalmers, Ann, Coles, J.F., and Cuffney, T.F., 2004, Water quality in the New England Coastal Basins -- Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, 1999-2001: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1226, 38 p.

Journal articles:

Ayotte, J.D., Montgomery, D.L., Flanagan, S.M., and Robinson, K.W., 2003, Arsenic in groundwater in eastern New England: Occurrence, controls, and human health implications: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 37, no. 10, p. 2075-2083. [PDF file available, 497KB]

Asher, W.E., Luo, W., Campo, K.W., Bender, D.A., Robinson, K.W., Zogorski, J.S., Pankow, J.F., 2007, Application of a source apportionment model in consideration of volatile organic compounds in an urban stream: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, v. 26, no. 8, p. 1606-1613. [PDF file available, 544 KB]

Meador, M.R., Carlisle, D.M., and Coles, J.F., 2008, Use of tolerance values to diagnose water-quality stressors to aquatic biota in New England streams: Ecological Indicators, v. 8, p. 718-728.

Factsheets:

Ayotte, J.D., and Robinson, K.W., 1997, National water-quality assessment program: New England Coastal Basins: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-060-97, 4 p.

Montgomery, D.L., Robinson, G.R., Jr., Ayotte, J.D., Flanagan, S.M., and Robinson, K.W., 2002, Digital data set of generalized lithogeochemical characteristics of near-surface bedrock in the New England Coastal Basins: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-003-02, 4 p.

Reports:

Ayotte, J.D., Flanagan, S.M., and Morrow, W.S., 2007, Occurrence of Uranium and 222Radon in Glacial and Bedrock Aquifers in the Northern United States, 19932003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5037, 84 p.

Ayotte, J.D., Nielsen, M.G., Robinson, G.R., Jr., and Moore, R.B., 1999, Relation of arsenic, iron, and manganese in ground water to aquifer type, bedrock lithogeochemistry, and land use in the New England Coastal Basins: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4162, 61 p.

Campo, K.W., Flanagan, S.M., and Robinson, K.W., 2003, Water quality of selected rivers in the New England Coastal Basins in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, 1998-2000: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4210, 43 p.

Chalmers, A.T., 2002, Trace elements and organic compounds in streambed sediment and fish tissue of coastal New England streams, 1998-99: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4179, 30 p.

Coles, J.F., Cuffney, T.F., McMahon, Gerard, and Beaulieu, K.M., 2004, The effects of urbanization on the biological, physical, and chemical characteristics of coastal New England streams: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1695, 47 p.

Flanagan, S.M., Nielsen, K.W., Robinson, K.W., and Coles, J.F., 1999, Water-quality assessment of the New England coastal basins in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island: Environmental settings and implications for water quality and aquatic biota: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4249, 62 p.

Flanagan, S.M., Montgomery, D.L., and Ayotte, J.D., 2001, Shallow ground-water quality in the Boston, Massachusetts metropolitan area, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4042, 12 p.

Riskin, M.L., Deacon, J.R., Liebman, M.L., and Robinson, K.W., 2003, Nutrient and chlorophyll relations in selected streams of the New England Coastal Basins in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, June-September 2001, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4191

Robinson, G.R., Jr., Ayotte, J.D., Montgomery, D.L., and DeSimone, L.A., 2002, Lithogeochemical character of near-surface bedrock in the New England Coastal Basins, Open-File Report 02-007.

Robinson, K.W., Campbell, J.P., and Jaworski, N.A., 2003, Water-quality trends in New England rivers during the 20th century, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4012, 20 p.

Tessler, Steven, Coles, J.F., and Beaulieu, K.M., 1999, Inventory of selected freshwater-ecology studies from the New England Coastal Basins (Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island), 1937-97: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-467, 30 p.

Abstracts:

Ayotte, J.D., Flanagan, S.M., and Montgomery, D.L., 2001, Radionuclides in bedrock ground water in eastern New England: Geological Society of America Northeastern Section, 36th Annual Meeting, March 12-14, 2001, Burlington, Vt.: Abstracts with programs, Hydrogeology and Geochemistry, session no. 25.
Ayotte, J.D., Nielsen, M.G., and Robinson, G.R., Jr., 1998, Relation of arsenic concentrations in ground water to bedrock lithology in eastern New England in Proceedings, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 1998, Toronto, Canada: Geological Society of America, abstract no. 50336, 1 p.

Ayotte, J.D., Nielsen, M.G., and Robinson, G.R., Jr., 1999, Relation of arsenic, iron, and manganese concentrations in ground water to bedrock geology and land use in eastern New England: American Geophysical Union (AGU) Spring Meeting, June 1-4, 1999, Boston, Mass.: Hydrology, session H42F-05.

Chalmers, A.T., and Krabbenhoft, D.P., 2001, Distribution of total and methyl mercury in water, sediment, and fish tissue in New England streams: American Geophysical Union (AGU), May 29-June 2, 2001, Boston, Mass.

Chalmers, Ann, Nilles, M.A., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Prestbo, Eric, and Olson, M.L., 2003, Wet Deposition of Mercury in the Boston Metropolitan Area: National Atmospheric Deposition Program meeting, October 20-24, 2003, Washington D.C.

Coles, J.F., Cuffney, T.F., McMahon, Gerard, Beaulieu, K.M., Hayes, Laura, Robinson, K.W., and Deacon, J.R., 2003, The Response of Biological, Chemical, and Habitat Metrics to Watershed Urbanization in New England Wadable Streams: 27th Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Environmental Biologists (NEAEB), March 26-28, 2003, Poster Session, Wachusett, Mass.

Deacon, J.R., Liebman, M.L., Riskin, M.L., and Robinson, K.W., 2003, Nutrient and chlorophyll relations in selected streams of the New England Coastal Basin: Potential methods for establishing nutrient criteria: 27th Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Environmental Biologists (NEAEB), March 26-28, 2003, Water Quality II Session, Wachusett, Mass.

Flanagan, S.M., 2007, Uranium and 222 radon in ground water from selected glacial and bedrock aquifers in the Northern United States, in Northeastern Section, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs , March 12-14, 2007, Durham, New Hampshire, Vol. 39, No. 1, p. 72, paper no. 28-9.

Flanagan, S.M., Ayotte, J.D., and Morrow, W.T., 2007, Uranium and 222 radon in ground water from glacial and bedrock aquifers in the Northern United States, in National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Naturally Occurring Contaminants Conference, Charleston, SC, March 22-23, 2007.

Robinson, K.W., Campbell, J.P., and Jaworski, N.A., 2003, Water-Quality Changes in the Merrimack, Blackstone, and Connecticut Rivers During the 20th Century: 27th Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Environmental Biologists (NEAEB), March 26-28, 2003, Water Quality II Session, Wachusett, Mass.

Robinson, K.W., and Courtemanch, D., 1998, Integrating ambient and compliance monitoring in the Kennebec River Basin, Maine in Monitoring: Critical foundations to protect our waters, Proceedings of the National Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC), National Monitoring Conference, July 7-9, 1998, Reno, Nevada: Washington, DC, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, p. 555-566.

 

 

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