Publications and Presentations

The following publications and presentations are based on research supported by or through the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources.

  • Journal Articles

  • Year Published
    Reference
    Project ID
    2013
    Chlebica, D. W. and Robbins, G. A. (2013), Altering Dissolved Oxygen to Determine Flow Conditions in Fractured Bedrock Wells. Groundwater Monit R, 33: 100–107. doi:10.1111/gwmr.12019
    2012CT233B
    2013
    Libby, J. L. and Robbins, G. A. (2014), An Unsteady State Tracer Method for Characterizing Fractures in Bedrock Wells. Groundwater, 52: 136–144. doi:10.1111/gwat.12045
    2012CT233B
  • Student Theses and Dissertations

  • Year Published
    Reference
    Project ID
    2016

    Luan, Hongwei, "Impacts of Effluent and Stormwater Runoff Sources on Metal Lability and Bioavailability in Developed Streams" (2016). Doctoral Dissertations. 1306.
    http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/dissertations/1306

    2016

    Macklem, Diana C.; Rittenhouse, Tracy A. G.; Helton, Ashley M.; O'Connor, Jason H.; and Kolek, Jaron T., "Temperature variability and multiple environmental stressors: how will tadpole performance change with our climate?" (2016). University Scholar Projects. 26. http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/usp_projects/26

    2015
    Rando, Caroline. 2015. Evaluating and Enhancing Communities' Willingness to Adopt N-sink as a
    Community Based Pollution Mitigation Decision Tool. Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Department. School of Engineering. The University of Connecticut. Storrs, CT. Undergraduate
    Thesis.
    2013
    Rosa, David J., "Post-audit Verification of the Model SWMM for Low Impact Development" (2013). Master's Theses. 470. http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/gs_theses/470
    2012
    Chlebica, Dariusz, "Modifying Borehole Dissolved Oxygen Levels as a Tool in Deciphering Fracture Flow Conditions" (2013). Master's Theses. 390.
    http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/gs_theses/390
    2012CT233B
    2012
    Libby, Jill L., "An Unsteady State Tracer Dilution Method for Characterizing Water Contributing Fractures in Crystalline Bedrock Wells" (2012). Master's Theses. 314.
    http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/gs_theses/314
    2012CT233B
  • Presentations and Posters

  • Year Presented
    Reference
    Project ID
    2016
    Smith A, Mignogni E, Steele L. 2016. A comparison of aquatic community composition within
    plots of invasive Myriophyllum spicatum and native Elodea canadensis. Eastern Colleges Science
    Conference. Western New England University, Springfield, MA. Poster
    2016
    Zawatski, M, M Schoell, A Doroski, AM Helton. 2016. The effects of road salts on denitrification in ephemeral wetlands. Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources. Storrs, CT.
    2016
    Zupetz S, Slack A, Steele L. 2016. Competitive interactions between native Elodea canadensis and
    invasive Myriophyllum spicatum in Connecticut. Sacred Heart University Academic Festival.
    Fairfield, CT. Poster
    2015
    Kolek, J. D. Macklem, AM Helton, T Rittenhouse. 2015. Poster: Effects of road salts and climate
    change on ephemeral wetland ecosystems: Amphibian response within mesocosms. Connecticut
    Conference on Natural Resources. Storrs, CT.
    2015
    Nelson, E, M Schoell, T Rittenhouse, AM Helton. 2015. Poster: Effects of road salts on ephemeral
    wetland ecosystems: Water chemistry results from mesocosm experiments. Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources. Storrs, CT.
    2015
    Ray, Courtney; Jessica Michaud; LaTina Steele; Michelle Guidone. 2015. The Use of Native
    Herbivores as a Mitigation Strategy for Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) in
    Connecticut Lakes. Connecticut Association of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting. Southbury, CT.
    Poster Presentation.
    2015
    Schoell, M, E Nelson, T Rittenhouse, AM Helton. 2015. Poster: Effects of road salts on ephemeral
    wetland ecosystems: Water chemistry results from mesocosm experiments. Society of Wetland
    Scientists Annual Meeting. Providence, RI.
    2015
    Steele LaTina, Michelle Guidone. 2015. Using Native Herbivores to Mitigate Eurasian Watermilfoil
    Invasion in New England. Benthic Ecology Meeting 2015. Quebec City, Canada. Oral Presentation.
    2015
    Steele L, Guidone M. 2015. Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) invasion success and
    community impacts in New England. Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation Meeting. Portland,
    OR.
    2015
    Xu, Zhiheng Milli-electrode array (MEA) for real-time in situ water quality monitoring. AEESP
    Annual Conference June 2015. Yale University (New Haven, CT).
    2015
    Xu, Zhiheng. Fabrication of Milli-electrode array (MEA). New England Graduate Student
    Environmental Engineering Conference Sept. 2015. University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA).
    2013
    Chlebica, D. W., and Robbins, G.A., 2013, Modifying Ambient Dissolved Oxygen Levels to Locate
    Intersecting Fractures and Determine Borehole Flow Conditions in Bedrock Wells, Geol. Soc. of
    Amer., Northeastern Section Meet., submitted abstract, March 18-20, Bretton Woods, NH.
    2012CT233B
    2012
    Libby, J. and Robbins, G.A.,.2012, Verifying an Unsteady State Tracer Dilution Method in Fractured
    Bedrock Wells Using Physical and Computer Models, Geol. Soc. of Amer., Northeastern Section
    Meet., abstracts with programs, March 18 , Hartford, CT.
    2012CT233B
    2012
    Libby, J., Robbins, G., 2012, Characterization of Water Contributing Fractures Intersecting a Well in Crystalline Bedrock Through Monitoring Changes In a Tracer Profile during Slug Test Recovery,
    International Conference on Groundwater in Fractured Rocks, Prague, Czech Republic, May 23.
    2012CT233B
    2012
    Luan, H. and T.M. Vadas. 2012. Cu lability and bioavailability in an urban stream during baseflow
    versus stormflow. American Geophysical Union Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. Dec 2012.
    2012
    Robbins, G.A., Libby, J., and Chlebica, D, 2012, Deciphering Fractured Rock Hydrogeology and
    Contaminant Conditions Using Dye and Oxygen Dilution Methods, Presented at Italian National
    Research Council, Sept. 10, Bari, Italy.
    2012CT233B
    2012
    Rosa, D. 2012. Modeling the Effectiveness of Low Impact Development Using SWMM. Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, 3/12/12, University of Connecticut. Storrs, CT.
    2012
    Rosa, D. 2013. Post-audit Verification of the Model SWMM for Low Impact Development College of
    Agriculture and Natural Resources Graduate Research Forum, 4/6/13. University of Connecticut. Storrs, CT.