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SPARROW Modeling

Moorman, M.C., Hoos, A.B., Bricker, S.B., Moore, R.B., Garcia, A.M., and Ator, S.W., 2014, Nutrient load summaries for major lakes and estuaries of the Eastern United States, 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 820, 94 p.

Hoos, A.B., Moore, R.B., Garcia, A.M., Noe, G.B., Terziotti, S.E., Johnston, C.M., and Dennis, R.L., 2013, Simulating stream transport of nutrients in the eastern United States, 2002, using a spatially-referenced regression model and 1:100,000-scale hydrography: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2013-5102, 33 p.

Anning, David W., 2011, Modeled sources, transport, and accumulation of dissolved solids in water resources of the Southwestern United States: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 23 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00579.x

Booth, N.L., Everman, E.E., Kuo, I.L., Sprague, L.A., Murphy L.A., 2011, A web-based decision support system for assessing regional water-quality conditions and planning management actions: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, vol. 47, no. 5, p. 1136-1150.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00573.x

Brakebill, J.W., Wolock, D.M., and Terziotti, S.E., 2011, Digital hydrologic networks supporting applications related to spatially referenced regression modeling: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 17 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00578.x

Brown, J.B., Sprague, L.A., and Dupree, J.A., 2011, Nutrient sources and transport in the Missouri River Basin, with emphasis on the effects of irrigation and reservoirs: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 27 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00584.x

Garcia, Ana Maria, Hoos, Anne B., and Terzitti, Silvia, 2011, A regional modeling framework of phosphorus sources and transport in streams of the southeastern United States: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 10 Mar 2011, online in advance of print, 20 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2010.00517.x

Maupin, M.A., and Ivahnenko, T., 2011, Nutrient loadings to streams of the continental United States from municipal and industrial effluent: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 15 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00576.x

Moore, R.B., Johnston, C.M., Smith, R.A., and Milstead, B., 2011, Source and delivery of nutrients to receiving waters in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 26 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00582.x

Preston, S.D., Alexander, R.B., Schwarz, G.E., and Crawford, C.G., 2011, Factors affecting stream nutrient loads: A synthesis of regional SPARROW model results for the continental United States: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 25 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00577.x

Preston, S.D., Alexander, R.B., and Wolock, D.M., 2011, SPARROW modeling to understand water-quality conditions in major regions of the United States: A featured collection introduction: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011, 4 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00585.x

Rebich, R.A., Houston, N.A., Mize, S.V., Pearson, D.K., Ging, P.B., and Hornig, C.E., 2011, Sources and delivery of nutrients to the northwestern Gulf of Mexico from streams in the South-Central United States: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 26 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00583.x

Robertson, D.M., and Saad, D.A., 2011, Nutrient Inputs to the Laurentian Great Lakes by Source and Watershed Estimated Using SPARROW Watershed Models: JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 47, p. 1011-1033.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00574.x

Saad, D.A., Schwarz, G.E., Robertson, D.M., and Booth, N.L., 2011, A multi-agency nutrient dataset used to estimate loads, improve monitoring design, and calibrate regional nutrient SPARROW models: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 17 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00575.x

Schwarz, G.E., Alexander, R.B., Smith, R.A., and Preston, S.D., 2011, The regionalization of national-scale SPARROW models for stream nutrients: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 22 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00581.x

Wise, D.R., and Johnson, H.M., 2011, Surface-water nutrient conditions and sources in the United States Pacific Northwest: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, online 22Aug2011 in advance of print, 26 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2011.00580x

Harned, D.A., Staub, E.L., Peak, K.L., Tighe, K.M., and Terziotti, Silvia, 2009, Trends in water quality in the Southeastern United States, 1973-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5268, 25 p.

Hoos, A.B., and McMahon, Gerard, 2009, Spatial analysis of instream nitrogen loads and factors controlling nitrogen delivery to streams in the southeastern United States using spatially referenced regression on watershed attributes (SPARROW) and regional classification frameworks: Hydrological Processes, vol. 23, no. 16, p. 2275-2294.  doi: 10.1002/hyp.7323

Staub, E.L., Peak, K.L., Tighe, K.C., Sadorf, E.M., and Harned, D.A., 2009, Data used in analyses of trends, and nutrient and suspended-sediment loads for streams in the Southeastern United States, 1973-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 488, on-line only. 

 

Multiple Major River Basins

Hambrook-Berkman, J.A., Scudder, B.C., Lutz, M.A., and Harris, M.A., 2010, Evaluation of aquatic biota in relation to environmental characteristics measured at multiple scales in agricultural streams of the Midwest: 1993–2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5051, 24 p.

Lutz, M.A., and Kennedy, J.L., Jr., 2010, Digital orthophotograph-based riparian land cover for 86 stream segments in eight study units in Major River Basin 3 of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series Report 536.

Sullivan, D.J., Vecchia, A.V., Lorenz, D.L., Gilliom, R.J., and Martin, J.D., 2009, Trends in pesticide concentrations in Corn-Belt streams, 1996–2006: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5132, 75 p.

Vecchia, A.V., Gilliom, R.J., Sullivan, D.J., Lorenz, D.L., and Martin, J.D., 2009, Trends in concentrations and use of agricultural herbicides for Corn Belt rivers, 1996-2006: Environmental Science and Technology.

Anning, D.W., Bauch, N.J., Gerner, S.J., Flynn, M.E., Hamlin, S.N., Moore, S.J., Schaefer, D.H., Anderholm, S.K., and Spangler, L.E., 2007, Dissolved solids in basin-fill aquifers and streams in the southwestern United States: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5315, 168 p.

Anning, D.W., Dissolved Solids in Basin-Fill Aquifers and Streams in the Southwestern United States - Executive Summary: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3076, 4 p.

 

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic River Basins

Chalmers, Ann Thomas, Argue, Denise M., Gay, David A., Brigham, Mark E., Schmitt, Christopher J., and Lorenz, David L., Mercury trends in fish from rivers and lakes in the United States, 1969-2005: Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 175:175–191. published online June 10, 2010, doi: 10.1007/s10661-010-1504-6.

Kennen, J.G., Murray, K.R., and Beaulieu, K.M., 2010, Determining hydrologic factors that influence stream macroinvertebrate assemblages in the northeastern U.S.: Ecohydrology, Published online Dec. 29, 2009.

Phillips, P.J., Ator, S.W., and Nystrom, E.A., 2007, Temporal Changes in Surface-Water Insecticide Concentrations after the Phaseout of Diazinon and Chlorpyrifos: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41(12), p. 4246–4251.

 

South Atlantic-Gulf and Tennessee River Basins

Terziotti, Silvia, Hoos, A.B., Harned, D.A., and Garcia, A.M., 2010, Mapping watershed potential to contribute phosphorus from geologic materials to receiving streams, southeastern United States: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3102, 1 sheet.

McMahon, Gerard, Tervelt, Larinda, and Donehoo, William, 2007, Methods for estimating annual wastewater nutrient loads in the southeastern United States: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007–1040, 81 p..

Hoos, A.B., Terziotti, Silvia, McMahon, Gerard, Savvas, Katerina, Tighe, K.C., and Alkons-Wolinsky, Ruth, 2008, Data to Support Statistical Modeling of Instream Nutrient Load Based on Watershed Attributes, Southeastern United States, 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1163, 51 p.

 

Great Lakes, Ohio, Upper Mississippi, and Souris-Red-Rainy River Basins

Frey, Jeffrey W.; Bell, Amanda H.; Hambrook Berkman, Julie A.; and Lorenz, David L., 2011, Assessment of nutrient enrichment by use of algal-, invertebrate-, and fish-community attributes in wadeable streams in ecoregions surrounding the Great Lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5009, 49 p.

Lorenz, D.L., Robertson, D.M., and Hall, D.W., 2009, Trends in streamflow, and nutrient and suspended sediment concentrations and loads in the Upper Mississippi, Ohio, Red, and Great Lakes River Basins 1975-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 20085213, 82 p.

 

Missouri River Basin

Sprague, L.A.; Clark, M.L.; Rus, D.L.; Zelt, R.B.; Flynn, J.L.; Davis, J.V., 2007, Nutrient and Suspended-Sediment Trends in the Missouri River Basin, 1993-2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5231, 80 p.

 

Lower Mississippi, Arkansas-White-Red, and Texas-Gulf Basins

Rebich, R.A.; Demcheck, D.K., 2007, Trends in Nutrient and Sediment Concencentrations and Loads in Major River Basins of the South-Central United States, 1993-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5090, 112 p.

 

Rio Grande, Colorado, and Great Basin River Basins

Konrad, C.P., Brasher, A.M.D., and May, J.T., 2008, Assessing streamflow characteristics as limiting factors on benthic invertebrate assemblages in streams across the western United States: Freshwater Biology (2008), 16 p.  doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2008.02024.x

 

Pacific Northwest River Basins

Wise, D.R.; Rinella, F.A., III; Rinella, J.F.; Fuhrer, G.J.; Embrey, S.S.; Clark, G.E.; Schwarz, G.E.; Sobieszczyk, Steven, 2007, Nutrient and Suspended-Sediment Transport and Trends in the Columbia River and Puget Sound Basins, 1993-2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5186, 177 p.

 

California Basins

Saleh, D.K., Lorenz, D.L., and Domagalski, J.L., 2011, Comparison of two parametric methods to estimaate pesticide mass loads in California's Central Valley: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, vol. 47, no. 2, p.254-264.

Johnson, H.M., Domagalski, J.L., and Saleh, D.K., 2011, Trends in pesticide concentrations in streams of the western United States, 1993-2005: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, vol. 47, no. 2, p. 265-286.

Kratzer, C.R., Kent, R.H., Saleh, D.K., Knifong, D.L., Dileanis, P.D., and Orlando, J.L., 2011, Trends in nutrient concentrations, loads, and yields in streams in the Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Santa Ana Basins, California, 1975–2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5228, 112 p.


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