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Journal Articles

Baker ME and RS King. 2013. Of TITAN and straw men: an appeal for greater understanding of community data. Freshwater Science 32(2):489-506.

Beckingham,  B., U. Ghosh, D. Buys, and H. VanDewalker. 2013. Observations of limited secondary effects with activated carbon amendment in river sediments.  Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 32, 1504-1515.

Barbara B. and Upal Ghosh. 2013. Polyoxymethylene passive samplers to monitor changes in bioavailability and diffusive flux of PCBs after activated carbon amendment to sediment in the field.  Chemosphere. 91, 1401-1407.

Bettez, N.D. and P.M. Groffman. 2012. Denitrification potential in stormwater control structures and natural riparian zones in an urban landscape.  Environmental Science & Technology 46: 10909?10917.

Bhaskar, A. S. and C. Welty.  2012.  Water Balances along an Urban-Rural Gradient of Metropolitan Baltimore, 2001-2009. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, 18(1), doi:10.2113/gseegeosci.18.1.37. 18(1): 37-50.

Biehler, D. 2012. Hybrids, down the drain. Journal of Historical Geography 38: 467-470.

Bradley, A.A. and S.S. Schwartz. 2011.  Summary Verification Measures and Their interpretation for Ensemble Forecasts.  Monthly Weather Review 139(9):3075-3089.

Dandois, J.P.* & Ellis, E.C. 2013. High spatial resolution three-dimensional mapping of vegetation spectral dynamics using computer vision. Remote Sensing of Environment, 136, 259-276.

Harrison, M.D., P.M. Groffman, P.M. Mayer, and S.S. Kaushal. 2012. Microbial biomass and activity in geomorphic features in forested, urban restored and degraded streams. Ecological Engineering 38(1):1-10. doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2011.09.001

Harrison, M., Stanwyck, E., Beckingham, B.*, Starry, O.*, Hanlon, B. & Newcomer, J. 2012. Smart growth and the pipe: Wastewater treatment and growth management in the Baltimore region. Land Use Policy, 29, 483-492.

Johnson, A.L. & C.M. Swan. Drivers of Vegetation Species Diversity and Composition in Urban Ecosystems. In R.A McCleery, M.N Peterson & C.E. Moorman (eds). Urban Wildlife Science: Theory and Practice, Springer, in press.

Lansing DM. 2012. Performing carbonís materiality: the production of carbon offsets and the framing of exchange. Environment and Planning A 44(1): 204-220.

Lindner, G.A. & Miller, A. J. (2012). Numerical modeling of stage-discharge relationships in urban streams. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Journal of  Hydrologic Engineering, 17, 590-597.

Magliocca, N.R. & Ellis, E.C. (2013). Using pattern-oriented modeling to cope with uncertainty in multi-scale agent-based models of land change. Transactions in Geographic Information Systems, doi: 10.1111/tgis.12012.

Ngantcha, T.A.  R. Vaughan and B. E. Reed. 2011. Modeling As(III) and As(V) Removal by an Iron Oxide Impregnated Activated Carbon in a Binary Adsorbate System. Separation Science and Technology, 46(9): 1419-1429. DOI:10.1080/01496395.2011.572472

Pickett, S.T.A., Buckley, G.L., Kaushal, S.S., & Williams, Y. 2011. Socio-ecological science in the humane metropolis. Urban Ecosystems, 14, 319-339.

Pickett, S.T.A., G.S. Brush, A.J. Felson, B.P. McGrath, J.M. Grove, C.H. Nilon, K. Szlavecz, C.M. Swan, P.S. Warren. 2012. The Baltimore Ecosystem Study: Understanding and Working with Urban Biodiversity. Citygreen. Issue 4: 68-77.

Schwartz, S. S. 2010.Effective Curve Number and Hydrologic Design of Pervious Concrete Storm-Water Systems. ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 15(6), 465-474.

Schwartz, S. S. 2010. Optimization and Decision Heuristics for Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Reduction Strategies. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 15(5), 45-359, DOI: 10.1007/s10666-009-9211-9.

Smith, J.A., M.L. Baeck, G. Villarini, C. Welty, A.J. Miller, and W.F. Krajewski. 2012. Analyses of a long-term high-resolution radar rainfall data set for the Baltimore metropolitan region, Water Resources Research, 48, W04504, doi:10.1029/2011WR010641.

Swan, C. M. & J. S. Kominoski. 2012. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function of Decomposition. In: eLS 2012, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023601]

Swan, C. M. & C. A. DePalma. 2012. Elevated chloride and consumer presence independently influence processing of stream detritus. Urban Ecosystems 15(3):625-635.

Van Meter, R.J., Swan, C.M., & Trossen, C.A. 2012. Effects of road deicer (NaCl) and amphibian grazers on detritus processing in pond mesocosms. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31, 2306-2310.


Biehler, D. 2013 Pests in the City: Flies, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, and Rats. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Technical Reports

Bhaskar, A.  2010.  Getting Started with ParFlow: Dead Run, Baltimore, Maryland Example.  UMBC/CUERE Technical Report 2010/002. University of Maryland Baltimore County, Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education,  Baltimore, MD.

Miller, J., C. Welty, M. McGuire, J. Cole, and R. Sanderson. 2012. Rain Gage Installation, Telemetry, Maintenance, and Data QA/QC in the Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER. CUERE Technical Report 2012/001.  UMBC, Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education, Baltimore, MD.

VerHoef, J., C. Welty, J. Miller, M. Grese, M. P. McGuire, R. Sanderson, S. Kaushal, and A.J. Miller.  2011. Preliminary Assessment of Real-Time Sensor Deployment in Baltimore Urban Watersheds.  CUERE Technical Report 2011/001. UMBC, Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education, Baltimore, MD.


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