Publications and Presentations
The following publications and presentations are based on research supported by or through the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources.
Year PublishedReferenceProject ID2013
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.120192012CT233B2013 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.120452012CT233B
Student Theses and Dissertations
Year PublishedReferenceProject ID2016
Luan, Hongwei, "Impacts of Effluent and Stormwater Runoff Sources on Metal Lability and Bioavailability in Developed Streams" (2016). Doctoral Dissertations. 1306.
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/262015
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
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/4702012 Chlebica, Dariusz, "Modifying Borehole Dissolved Oxygen Levels as a Tool in Deciphering Fracture Flow Conditions" (2013). Master's Theses. 390.
Libby, Jill L., "An Unsteady State Tracer Dilution Method for Characterizing Water Contributing Fractures in Crystalline Bedrock Wells" (2012). Master's Theses. 314.
Presentations and Posters
Year PresentedReferenceProject ID2016
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. Poster2016
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. Poster2015
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.
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,
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.2012CT233B2012
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.2012CT233B2012
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 23.2012CT233B2012
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.2012CT233B2012
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.