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Kenneth Walter Kelble


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The USGS has published reports and journal articles on a large number of topics related to the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Some recent reports are online. Findings from the publications are used by Chesapeake Bay Program resource managers and policy makers to make science-based decisions for ecosystem conservation and restoration. USGS Chesapeake Bay science information is also critical for the restoration of ecosystems throughout the United States.

Noe, G.B., C.R. Hupp, and N.R. Rybicki, 2013, Hydrogeomorphology influences soil nitrogen and phosphorus mineralization in floodplain wetlands. Ecosystems DOI: 10.1007/s10021-012-9597-0.

Ator, S.W., Denver, J.M., Lamotte, A.E., and Sekellick, A.J., 2013, A Regional classification of the effectiveness of depressional wetlands at mitigating nitrogen transport to surface waters in the northern Atlantic Coastal Plain: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5266, 23 p.

Hupp, C.R., G.B. Noe, E.R. Schenk, and A.J. Benthem. 2013. Recent and historic sediment dynamics along Difficult Run, a suburban Virginia Piedmont stream. Geomorphology 180–181: 156–169.

Ladino, C.C., 2013, Defining a data management strategy for USGS Chesapeake Bay studies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1005, 7 p.

Schenk, E.R., C.R. Hupp, A. Gellis, and G.B. Noe. 2013. Developing a new stream metric for comparing stream function using a bank-floodplain sediment budget: a case study of three Piedmont streams. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3314.

Ator, Scott W. and Denver, Judith M., 2012, Estimating contributions of nitrate and herbicides from groundwater to headwater streams, Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain, United States: JAWRA DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2012.00672.x. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1752-1688.2012.00672.x/abstract.

Blazer, V.S., 2012, Prevalent Glucocorticoid and Androgen Activity in US Water Sources Scientific Reports 8 p.

Claggett, Peter, and Thompson, Renee, eds., 2012, Proceedings of the workshop on alternative futures—Accounting for growth in the Chesapeake Bay watershed: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1216, 29 p.

Gellis, Allen, Banks W.S., and Wieczorek, M.E., and Massoudieh, Arash, 2012, Suspended sediment source apportionment in Chesapeake Bay Watershed Using Bayesian Chemical Mass Balance Receptor Modeling Wiley Online Library 12 p.

Hirsch, R.M., 2012, Flux of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Suspended Sediment from the Susquehanna River Basin to the Chesapeake Bay during Tropical Storm Lee, September 2011, as an Indicator of the Effects of Reservoir Sedimentation on Water Quality: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report, 17 p.

N.P. Hitt, Eyler, S., and J.E.B. Wofford. 2012. Dam removal increases American eel abundance in distant headwater streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society141:1171-1179.

Langland, Michael, Blomquist, Joel, Moyer, Douglas, and Hyer, Kenneth, 2012, Nutrient and suspended-sediment trends, loads, and yields and development of an indicator of streamwater quality at nontidal sites in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, 1985–2010: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5093, 26 p.

Reif, A.G., Crawford, J.K., Loper, C.A., Proctor, Arianne, Manning, Rhonda, and Titler, Robert, 2012, Occurrence of Pharmaceuticals, Hormones, and Organic Wastewater Compounds in Pennsylvania waters, 2006–09: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5106, 99 p.

Rice, K.C., Hong, Bo, and Shen, Jian, 2012, Assessment of salinity intrusion in the James and Chickahominy Rivers as a result of simulated sea-level rise in Chesapeake Bay, East Coast, USA: Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 111, p. 61-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.06.036.

Rice, K.C., and Hirsch, R.M., 2012, Spatial and temporal trends in runoff at long-term streamgages within and near the Chesapeake Bay Watershed: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5151, 56 p.

Sanford, W.E., Pope, J.P., Selnick, D.L., and Stumvoll, R.F., 2012, Simulation of groundwater flow in the shallow aquifer system of the Delmarva Peninsula, Maryland and Delaware: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1140, 58 p.

Schenk, E.R., Hupp, C.R., Gellis, Allen, and Noe, Greg, 2012, Developing a new stream metric for comparing stream function using a bank–floodplain sediment budget: a case study of three Piedmont streams: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 14 p.

Ator, S.W., Brakebill, J.W., and Blomquist, J.D., 2011, Sources, fate, and transport of nitrogen and phosphorus in the Chesapeake Bay watershed—An empirical model: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5167, 27 p.

Blazer, V.S., Iwanowicz, L.R., Henderson, H., Mazik, P.M., Jenkins, J.A., Alvarez, D.A., and Young, J.A.