Potomac NAWQA Study Unit Bibliography:

Reports:

Denis, J.M., and Blomquist, J.D., 1995, Nitrate in streams in the Great Valley carbonate subunit of the Potomac River Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 161-95, 4 p.

Derosier, A.L., Brakebill, J.W., Denis, J.M., and Kelley, S.K., 1998, Water-Quality Assessment of the Potomac River Basin: Water-Quality and Selected Spatial Data, 1992-96: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-180, CD-Rom.

Fisher, G.T., 1995, Selected herbicides in major streams in the Potomac River Basin upstream from Washington D.C.: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 107-95, 4 p.

Gerhart, J.M., 1991, National Water-Quality Assessment Program--The Potomac River Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-157, 2 p.

Ator, S.W., 1998, Nitrate and pesticide data for waters of the Mid-Atlantic Region: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-158, 2 p.

Ator, S.W., Blomquist, J.D., Brakebill, J.W., Denis, J.M., Ferrari, M.J., Miller, C.V., and Zappia, Humbert, 1998, Water quality in the Potomac River Basin - Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia, 1992-96: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1166, 38 p.

Donnelly, C.A., and Ferrari, M.F., 1998, Summary of pesticide data from streams and wells in the Potomac River Basin, 1993-96 : U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-666, 8 p.

Ator, S.W., and Ferrari, M.J.,1997, Nitrate and selected pesticides in ground water of the Mid-Atlantic Region: U.S. Geological Survey Water- Resources Investigations Report 97-4139, 8 p.

Ator, S.W., and Denis, J.M.,1996, Relation of nitrogen and phosphorus in ground water to land use in four subunits of the Potomac River Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4268, 26 p.

Blomquist, J.D., Fisher, G.T., Denis, J.M., Werkheiser, W.H., and Brakebill, J.W, 1996, Water-quality assessment of the Potomac River Basin: Basin description and analysis of available nutrient data, 1970-90: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4221, 88 p.

Ferrari, M.J., Ator, S.W., Blomquist, J.D., and Dysart, J.E., 1997, Pesticides in surface water if the Mid-Atlantic region: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4280, 12 p.

Ferrari, M.J., and Ator, S.W., 1995, Nitrate in ground water in the Great Valley carbonate subunit of the Potomac River Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4099, 6 p.

Gerhart, J.M., and Blomquist, J.D., 1996, Selected trace-element and organic contaminants in streambed sediments of the Potomac River Basin, August, 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4267, 12 p.

Gerhart, J.M. and Brakebill, J.W., 1996, Design and implementation of a sampling strategy for a water-quality assessment in the Potomac River Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4034, 31 p.

Lindsey, B.D. and Ator, S.W., 1996, Radon in ground water of the Lower Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4156, 6 p.

Lizarraga, J.S., 1998, Estimation and analysis of nutrient and suspended-sediment loads at selected sites in the Potomac River Basin, 1993-95: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4154, 23 p.

Zappia, Humbert, 1996, Chlordane, DDT, PCB's, and other selected organic compounds in asiatic clams and yellow bullhead in the Potomac River Basin, 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4210, 6 p.

Zappia, Humbert, and Fisher, G.T., 1997, Water-quality assessment of the Potomac River Basin: Analysis of available pesticide data 1972-90: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4051, 80 p.

Articles, Abstracts, and Papers:

Ator, S.W., Ferrari, M.J., and Pheiffer, Thomas, 1998, Nitrate and selected pesticides in ground water of the Mid-Atlantic Region [abs.]: Proceedings of the National Water-Monitoring Council Meeting, July 7-9, 1998, Reno, Nevada

Ator, S.W., Ferrari, M.J., and Pheiffer, Thomas, 1998, Nitrate and selected pesticides in ground water of the Mid-Atlantic Region [abs.]: List of abstracts for the MAIA Working Conference, November 30-December 2, 1998, Baltimore, Maryland

Ferrari, M.J. and Ator, S.W., 1998, Pesticides in surface waters in the Mid-Atlantic Integrated Assessment Region [abs.]: Proceedings of the National Water-Monitoring Council Meeting, July 7-9, 1998, Reno, Nevada

Ferrari, M.J., Ator, S.W., and Blomquist, J.D., 1998, Pesticides in surface waters in the Mid-Atlantic Integrated Assessment Region [abs.]: List of abstracts for the MAIA Working Conference, November 30-December 2, 1998, Baltimore, Maryland

Miller, C.V., Denis, J.M., Ator, S.W., and Brakebill, J.W., 1997, Nutrients in streams during baseflow in selected environmental settings of the Potomac River Basin: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1155-1171.

Ator, S.W., and Lindsey, B.D., 1996, Radon in ground water of the Lower Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins [abs.]: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Supplement with abstract for the 1996 Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Md.

Blomquist, J.D., 1994, Occurrence of pesticides in nested watersheds in Virginia and West Virginia, [abs.]: in Sorenson, Stephen K., ed., 1994, Proceedings abstracts American Water Resources Association's symposium on the National Water-Quality Assessment Program--November 7-9, 1994, Chicago, Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-397, p. 10.

Blomquist, J. D., and Fisher, G. T., 1994, Nitrogen sources and nitrate loads in major watersheds of the Upper Potomac River Basin [abs.],: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 75, n. 16, p. 165, Supplement with abstracts for the 1994 Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Md.

Brakebill, J. W., 1994, Applications of a geographic information system in water-quality assessment of the Potomac River Basin study unit, National Water-Quality Assessment Program [abs.]: Abstract Booklet, Mid-Atlantic Highlands Area Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania, February 23-25, 1994, p. 63.

Brakebill, J.W., 1995, Analyzing effects of land use on ground-water quality in the Potomac River Basin [abs]: Abstract Booklet, Mid-Atlantic Highlands Area Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Conference, Canaan Valley, West Virginia, October 24-26, 1995.

Ferrari, M.J., 1994, Assessment of ground-water quality in the Great Valley Carbonate subunit, Potomac River basin study unit, national water-quality assessment program [abs.]: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 75, n. 16, p. 166, Supplement with abstracts for the 1994 Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Md.

Ferrari, M.J., 1994, Assessment of ground-water quality in the Great Valley Carbonate subunit, Potomac River Basin study unit, national water-quality assessment program [abs.]: Abstract Booklet, Mid-Atlantic Highlands Area Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania, February 23-25, 1994, p. 39.

Fisher, G.T., 1994, Assessment of surface-water quality in the Great Valley carbonate subunit, Potomac River Basin study unit, National Water-Quality Assessment Program [abs.]: Abstract Booklet, Mid-Atlantic Highlands Area Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania, February 23-25, 1994, p. 44.

Gerhart, J.M. 1994, Study design for assessing the occurrence and distribution of water-quality conditions in the Potomac River Basin study unit, NAWQA program [abs.]: Abstract Booklet, Mid-Atlantic Highlands Area Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania, February 23-25, 1994, p. 39.

Gerhart, J.M., and Brakebill, J.W., 1993, Design of a multi-scale water-quality assessment for the Potomac River Basin [abs.]: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Supplement with abstracts for the 1993 Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Md.

Miller, C.V., Ator, S.W., Denis, J.M., Brakebill, J.W., and Blomquist, J.D., 1996, A multiscale study of water quality in the Potomac River Basin, Northeastern United States [abs.]: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Supplement with abstract for the 1996 Spring Meeting, Baltimore, Md.

Miller, C.V., Ator, S.W., and Blomquist J.D., 1996, A multiscale study of water quality in the Potomac River Basin, Northeastern United States, [abs.]: in Journal of Conference Abstracts 1996, V.M. Goldschmidt Conference March 31 - April 4, 1996, Heidelberg, Germany, vol 1, p. 402.

Zappia, Humbert, 1994, Ecological surveys at fixed water-quality monitoring stations, Potomac River Basin study unit, National Water-Quality Assessment Program [abs.]: Abstract Booklet, Mid-Atlantic Highlands Area Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Conference, Hershey, Pennsylvania, February 23-25, 1994, p. 42.

Zappia, Humbert, and Sorenson, S.K., 1994, Benthic-macroinvertebrate communities and water quality in agricultural and urban subbasins in the Great Valley carbonate subunit of the Potomac River Basin, [abs.]: in Sorenson, Stephen K., ed., 1994, Proceedings abstracts American Water Resources Association's symposium on the National Water-Quality Assessment Program--November 7-9, 1994, Chicago, Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-397, p. 18.

Press Releases

April 16, 1998: From the home front to the river front: USGS updates bay area water-quality information.

Aug. 16, 1996: June floods trigger pollutions peak on Potomac River

May 12, 1993: Contaminants found during stream survey in Potomac River basin

March 27, 1991: Potomac River one of first studied in NAWQA


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