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Beckert, K.A., 2004, The effects of seasonal change and urbanization on macroinvertebrate communities in streams [abs]: John K. Koeppe Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 2.

Berndt, M.P., Galeone, D.R., Spruill, T.B., and Crandall, C.A., 1998, Ground-water quality in three urban areas in the Coastal Plain of the Southeastern United States, 1995: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4234, 25 p.

Brown, L.R. Cuffney, T.F., Coles, J.F., Fitzpatrick, Faith, McMahon, Gerard, Steuer, J.J., Bell, A.H., and May, J.T., 2009, Urban streams across the USA: lessons learned from studies in 9 metropolitan areas, J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 28(4):1051–1069.

Caire, M.T., 2003, Examining the recovery of Bolin Creek following the drought of 2002—Effects of urbanization on resilience [abs]: John K. Koeppe Undergraduate Research Symposium in Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 14.

Cassingham, Kirsten, and Terziotti, Silvia, 2006, Using the National Hydrography Dataset Plus for drainage area delineation and Site matching: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

Coles, J.F., Cuffney, T. F., McMahon, G., and Beaulieu, K.M., 2004, The effects of urbanization on the biological, physical, and chemical characteristics of coastal New England streams: U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1695, 47 p.

Coles, J.F., Cuffney, T.F., McMahon, G., and Rosiu, C.J., 2010, Judging a brook by its cover - the relation between ecological condition of a stream and urban land cover in New England, Northeastern Naturalist 17(1): 29-48.

Cross, V.A., Bratton, J.F., Bergeron, Emile, Meunier, J.K., Crusius, John, and Koopmans, Dirk, 2006, Continuous Resistivity Profiling data from the Upper Neuse River Estuary, North Carolina, 2004-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1306, CD-ROM.

Cuffney, T.F., 2003, User's Manual for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program Invertebrate Data Analysis System (IDAS) Software—Version 3: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-172, 103 p.

Cuffney, T.F., Gurtz, M.E., and Meador, M.R., 1993, Guidelines for the processing and quality assurance of benthic invertebrate samples collected as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-407, 80 p.

Cuffney, T.F., Gurtz, M.E., and Meador, M.R., 1993, Methods for collecting benthic invertebrate samples as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-406, 66 p.

Cuffney, T.F., Meador, M.R., Porter, S.D., and Gurtz, M.E., 2000, Responses of physical, chemical, and biological indicators of water quality to a gradient of agricultural land use in the Yakima River Basin, Washington: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment v. 64, p. 259-270.

Cuffney, T.F., Meador, M.R., Porter, S.D., and Gurtz, M.E., 1997, Distribution of fish, benthic invertebrate, and algal communities in relation to physical and chemical conditions, Yakima River Basin, Washington, 1990: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4280, 94 p.

Cuffney, T.F., 2006, Ecological responses of streams to urbanization: a review ofresults from the U.S. Geological Survey's urban streams studies: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

Cuffney, T.F., 1997, Report of invertebrates workgroup, In, Gurtz, M.E. and Muir, T.A., 1997, Report of the interagency biological methods workshop:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-490, 85 p.

Cuffney, T, F., Bilger, M.D., and Haigler, A.M., 2007, Ambiguous taxa: effects on the characterization and interpretation of invertebrate assemblages, J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 2007, 26(2):286-307.

Cuffney, Thomas F., Brightbill, R.A., May, J.T., and Ian R. Waite, 2010, Responses of Benthic Macroinvertebrates to Environmental Changes Associated with Urbanization in Nine Metropolitan Areas: Ecological Applications, 20(5), pp 1384-140.

Cuffney, T.F., and Brightbill, R.A., 2008, Methods for processing and summarizing time-series temperature data collected as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program studies on the effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 330, 23 p.

Cuffney, T.F., and Falcone, J.A., 2009, Derivation of nationally consistent indices representing urban intensity within and across nine metropolitan areas of the conterminous United States: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5095, 36 p.

Cuffney, T.F., Giddings, E.M.P., and Gregory, M.B., 2006, Biologically-based urbanization models in the South Atlantic-Gulf and Tennessee River Basins: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

Cuffney, T.F., and Giddings, E.M., Gregory M.B., 2005, Validation and regional application of three biologically based urbanization models in the South Atlantic Gulf and Tennessee River Basins: AGU 2004 Fall Meeting, December 13-17, 2004, San Francisco, California: Supplement to Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Abstract B43c-0291.

Cuffney, T.F., and Gurtz, M.E. (eds), 1992, Biological Assessments in Large Rivers.  Proceedings of the 5th Annual Technical Information Workshop, North American Benthological Society, Louisville, KY.

Cuffney, T.F., Gurtz, M.E., and Meador, M.R., 1993, Guidelines for the processing and quality assurance of benthic invertebrate samples collected as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-407, 80 p. Abstract of the with figures.

Cuffney, T.F., Harned, D.A., and Giddings, E.M., 2004, Effects of urbanization on the condition of streams in the Piedmont of North Carolina--Responses of benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages: AGU 2004 Fall Meeting, December 13-17, 2004, San Francisco, California: Supplement to Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 85, no. 47, Abstract B11B-0146.

Cuffney, T.F., Kashuba, R., Qian, Song S., Alameddine, I., Cha, Y., Lee. B., Coles, J.F. and McMahon, G. 2010, Multilevel regression models describing regional patterns of invertebrate and algal responses to urbanization across the United States. (In press)

Cuffney, T.F., McMahon, G., May, J.A., and Waite, I.A., 2009, Responses of benthic macroinvertebrates to environmental changes associated with urbanization in nine metropolitan areas of the conterminous United States: In Webb, R.M.T., and Semmens, D.J., eds., Planning for an uncertain future—Monitoring, integration, and adaptation, Proceedings of the Third Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5049, p. 187-194.

Cuffney, T.F., and Qian, S.S., 2010, Detection of ecological thresholds in the response of benthic invertebrates to urbanization:  In preparation.

Cuffney, T.F., Zappia, Humbert, Giddings, E.M.P., and Coles, J.F., 2005, Urbanization effects on benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in contrasting environmental settings: Boston, Birmingham, and Salt Lake City, in Brown, L.R., Gray, R.H., Hughes, R.M., and Meador, M.R., eds., Effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems: American Fisheries Society, Symposium 47, Bethesda, Maryland, p. 361-407.

Cuffney, T.F., Wallace, J.B., and Lugthart, G.J., 1990, Experimental evidence quantifyig the role of benthic invertebrates in organic matter dynamics of headwater streams: Freshwater Biology, v. 23, p. 281-299.

Eimers, J.L., and Spruill, T.B., 1997, Relating minimum soil infiltration rate to nitrate-nitrogen concentrations in shallow ground water in the Coastal Plain of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia: Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Implementation Forum, June 5-6.

Falcone, James, Stewart, Jana, Sobieszczyk, Steven, Dupree, Jean, McMahon, Gerard, and Buell, Gary, 2007, A comparison of natural and urban characteristics and the development of urban intensity indices across six geographic settings: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5123, 43 p., 7 apps.

Giddings, E.M., Calhoun, D.L., and Sprague, L.A., 2006, Comparing flow variability in urban streams across environmental settings: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

Giddings, E.M., 2005, Hydrologic links among urbanization, channel morphology, aquatic habitat, and macroinvertebrates in North Carolina piedmont streams: abstract and presentation at Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union, September 5-9, 2005, in San Francisco, CA.

Giddings, E.M.P., Bell, A.H., Beaulieu, K.M., Cuffney, T.F., Coles, J.F., Brown, L.R., Fitzpatrick, F.A., Falcone, James, Sprague, L.A., Bryant, W.L., Peppler, M.C., Stephens, Cory, and McMahon, Gerard, 2009, Selected physical, chemical, and biological data used to study urbanizing streams in nine metropolitan areas of the United States, 1999–2004: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 423, 11 p. + data tables.

Giddings, E.M., Moorman, M., Cuffney, T.F., McMahon, Gerard, and Harned, D.A., 2007, Selected physical, chemical, and biological data for 30 urbanizing streams in the North Carolina Piedmont ecoregion, 2002—2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 279, 14 p.

Harned, D.A, 2003, Water-quality trends in the Neuse River basin, North Carolina, 1974-2003: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 2003, Eos, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H41F-1048, vol. 84, no. 46, p. F703.

Harned, D.A., 1994, Pesticides in surface and ground water at four sites of intensive tobacco cultivation in the Piedmont of North Carolina: Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association, National Symposium on Water Quality, AWRA TPS-94-4, Chicago, Illinois, November, p. 275-283.

Harned, D.A., 1994, A spatial characterization of nutrient concentrations for the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Area, North Carolina and Virginia, Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union 1994 Fall Meeting, Eos, November 1, 1994, p. 247.

Harned, D.A., 1980, Long term water-quality trends in North Carolina Rivers: [abs] Sixteenth American Water Resources Association Conf., Minneapolis Minnesota, October 12-16.

Harned, D.A., 1982, Water quality of the Neuse River, North Carolina—Variability, pollution loads, and long-term trends, in Water quality of North Carolina streams: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2185–D, p. D1–D44.

Harned, D.A., Newcomb, D.J., Hudson, E.T., and Levine, J.F.,1996, Salinity variation in an estuary used for oyster cultivation in Southeastern North Carolina during the passover of the eye of Hurricane Bertha: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 1996 Fall Meeting, December 1996, Eos, v. 77, no. 46.

Harned, D.A., and Davenport, M.S., 1990, Water-quality trends and basin activities and characteristics for the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system, North Carolina and Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-398, 164 p.

Harned, D.A., and McMahon, Gerard, 1997, Trends in surface-water quality for the Contentnea Creek Basin, 1980–96 [abs]: Proceedings of the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Implementation Forum, New Bern N.C., June 5–6, 1997.

Harned, D.A., and McMahon, Gerard, 1995, Correlation of annual variations in water quality and agricultural practices for subbasins of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia: American Geophysical Union 1995 Fall Meeting, Eos, November 7, 1995, p. F278.

Harned, D.A., McMahon, Gerard, Spruill, T.B., and Woodside, M.D., 1995, Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia--Characterization of suspended sediment, nutrients, and pesticides: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-191, 131 p.

Harned, D.A., Woodside, M.D., Skrobialowski, S.C., Ruhl, P.M., and Terziotti, S.A., Metals in bed sediments of rivers of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage in North Carolina and Virginia: A comparison of NAWQA and NURE data: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs,1995 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 6–9, no. 41616, p. A-106.

Harden, S.L., Chapman, M.J., and Harned, D.A., 2009, Characterization of groundwater quality based on regional geologic setting in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Physiographic Provinces, North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5149, 32 p.

Harden, S.L., and Spruill, T.B., 2008, Factors affecting nitrate delivery to streams from shallow ground water in the North Carolina Coastal Plain: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5021, 39 p. (http://pubs.water.usgs.gov/sir2008-5021)

Harned, D.A., 2001, The Mobile River basin water-quality assessment—Results of surface-water quality monitoring in Alabama 1999-2000 [abs.]: 50th Annual Meeting Southeastern Section Geological Society of America, Apr. 5-6, 2001, Abstracts with Programs, Abs-3862, p. 52.

Harned, D.A., 2000, The Mobile River basin water-quality assessment—Results of nutrients and pesticide monitoring 1999-2000 [abs.]: 14th Annual Conference on Water Resources, Symposium Alabama Section of the American Water Resources Association, Sept. 6-8, 2000, Gulf Shores, Ala.

Harned, D.A., 1999, Assessment of nutrient trends and loads for the Mobile River Basin [abs.]: 13th Annual Conference on Water Resources, Symposium Alabama Section of the American Water Resources Association, Sept. 8-9, 1999, Gulf Shores, Ala.

Harned, D.A., 1999, Trends and nutrient loads for the Mobile River Basin, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi, 1970-97 [abs.], in AGU Fall Meeting, supplement to Eos Transactions: American Geophysical Union, v. 80, no. 46, November 16, 1999, p. F461-F462.

Harned, D.A., 1988, Water-quality trends of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary system--A progress report [abs.], in North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, Project abstracts for the period 1987-89: Raleigh, N.C., North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study.

Harned, D.A., 1987, Ground-water quality in the Piedmont and its affect on the Neuse River: Seventh Annual Neuse River Foundation Symposium Proceedings, Nov. 12-13, 1987

Harned, D.A., 1982, Water quality of the Neuse River, North Carolina-- Variability, pollution loads, and long-term trends, in Water quality of North Carolina streams: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2185?D, p. D1-D44.

Harned, D.A., 1980, Long term water-quality trends in North Carolina Rivers: [abs.] Sixteenth American Water Resources Association Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 12-16, 1980.

Harned, D.A., and Atkins, J.B., 1999, Assessment of nutrient trends and loads for the Mobile River Basin: Proceedings of the 29th Mississippi Water Resources Conference, Apr. 7-8, 1999, Raymond, Miss., p. 72-75.

 Harned, D.A., and Atkins, J.B., 1999, Assessment of nutrient trends and loads for the Mobile River Basin, in Hatcher, K.J., ed., Proceedings of the 1999 Georgia Water Resources Conference: Athens, Ga., Institute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Mar. 30-31, 1999, p. 191.

Harned, D.A., Atkins, J.B., and Harvill, J.S., 2004, Nutrient mass balance and trends, Mobile River Basin, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 40, no. 3, p. 765-793.

Harned, D.A, and Cuffney, T.F., 2005, Effects of urban development on water quality in the Piedmont of North Carolina: Association of landscape variables with water quality: AGU 2004 Fall Meeting, December 5-9, 2005, San Francisco, California: Supplement to Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Abstract B43C-0297.

Harned, D.A., and Daniel, C.C., III, 1992, The transition zone between bedrock and regolith—Conduit for contamination?: in Daniel, C.C., III, White, R.K., and Stone, P.A., eds., Ground water in the Piedmont, Proceedings of a Conference on Ground Water in the Piedmont of the Eastern United States, Charlotte, N.C., Oct. 16-18, 1989: Clemson, S.C., Clemson University, p. 336-348.

Harned, D.A., and Davenport, M.S., 1989, Water-quality trends of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system, North Carolina, in Pederson, G.L., and Smith, M.M., comps., 1989, U.S. Geological Survey second national symposium on water quality, Abstracts of the technical sessions, Orlando, Fla., Nov. 12-17, 1989: U.S. Geological Survey Survey Open-File Report 89-409, p. 35.

Harned, D.A., and Davenport, M.S., 1990, Water-quality trends and basin activities and characteristics for the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system, North Carolina and Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-398, 164 p.

Harned, D.A., Cuffney, T.F., Giddings, E.M., and McMahon, Gerard, 2004, Effects of urban development on water quality in the Piedmont of North Carolina--The NAWQA urban land-use gradient study, AGU 2004 Fall Meeting, December 13-17, 2004, San Francisco, California: Supplement to Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 85, no. 47, Abstract B11B-0150.

Harned, D.A. , Staub E., Peak, K., Cassingham K., and Jen P., 2006, Trends in Water-Quality and Nutrient Sources and In-stream Nutrient Loads in the Southeastern United States: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

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. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5268/.

Harned, D.A., Staub, E.L, Peak, K.L., Tighe, K.C., and Terziotti, S., 2007, Trends in Stream-Water Quality in the Southeastern United States, Eos Trans. American Geophysical Union, vol. 88, no. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract GC13A-0954.

Hill, C.L., and Harned, D.A., 1990, The effects of agricultural land-management practices on surface and ground water in the Piedmont of North Carolina, in United States Geological Survey Yearbook, fiscal year 1989, p. 36-38.

Hoos, Anne 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: Hydrologic Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.7323, accessed June 25, 2009, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.7323

Hoos, A.B., and McMahon, Gerard, 2008, Characterizing spatial variation in nitrogen delivery to streams in the Tennessee River Basin, accepted for presentation at the 18th Tennessee Water Resources Symposium, Burns, Tenn., 2008.

Hoos, A.B. and McMahon, Gerard, 2006, Application of regression-modeled estimates of stream nutrient loads to support nutrient-management strategies, Southeastern United States, in proceedings of the International Conference of Shellfish Restoration, Charleston, S.C., 2006

Hoos, Anne, and McMahon Gerard, 2006, Effect of stream-network resolution and monitoring-site density on calibration of a nutrient SPARROW model for the Southeastern U.S.: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

Hoos, Anne B., Terziotti, Silvia, McMahon, Gerard, Savvas, Katerina, Tighe, Kirsten C.,  Alkons-Wolinsky, Ruth, 2008, Data to support statistical modeling of instream nutrient load based on watershed attributes, Southeastern United States, 2002: USGS Open-File Report 2008-1163, 51 p.

Kashuba, R., Cuffney, T., McMahon, G., Reckhow, K., Gerritsen, J. and Davies, S. Parameterizing the Biological Condition Gradient in the northeast United States using a Bayesian network approach: (In review)

Kashuba, R., Cuffney, T., Qian, S., Reckhow, K. Combining expert knowledge with data to develop a Bayesian network describing the impact of urbanization on aquatic macroinvertebrate communities in the southeast United States: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-XXXX, XXp. (In review)

Kashuba, Roxolana Oresta, 2010, Bayesian methods to characterize uncertainty in predictive modeling of the effect of urbanization on aquatic ecosystems: Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University, http://hdl.handle.net/10161/2366

Kashuba, Roxolana, Cha, YoonKyung, Alameddine, Ibrahim, Lee, Boknam, and Cuffney, T.F., 2010, Multilevel hierarchical modeling of benthic macroinvertebrate responses to urbanization in nine metropolitan regions across the conterminous United States: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5243, 88 p.

Knight, R.R. and Cuffney, T.F., 2010, Invertebrate response to changes in streamflow hydraulics in two urban areas: In Review

Lindsey, Bruce D., Falls, William F.,  Ferrari, Matthew J.,  Zimmerman, Tammy M.,  Harned, Douglas A.,  Sadorf,  Eric M.,  and Chapman, Melinda J.,  2005, Factors affecting occurrence and distribution of selected contaminants in ground water from selected areas in the Piedmont Aquifer system, Eastern United States, 1993-2003: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5104, 72 p.

Lloyd, O.B., Jr., Barnes, C.R., and Woodside, M.D., 1991, National Water-Quality Assessment Program--The Albemarle-Pamlico drainage: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-156, 2 p.

Manning, T.K., Smith, K.E., Wood, C.D., and Williams, J.B., 1994, Pesticide-sampling equipment, sample-collection and processing procedures, and water-quality data at Chicod Creek, North Carolina, 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-50, 35 p.

McMahon, Gerard, 1995, The role of information in developing rational watershed management plans: Geological Society of America, 1995 Fall Meeting, New Orleans, La.

McMahon, Gerard, Alexander, R.B., and Qian, Song, 2003, Support of TMDL programs using spatially referenced regression models, American Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, v. 129, no. 4, p. 315-329.

McMahon, Gerard, Bales, J.D., Coles, J.F., Giddings, E.M.P., and Zappia, Humbert, 2003, Use of stage data to characterize hydrologic conditions in an urbanizing environment: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 39, no. 6, p. 1529-1546.

McMahon, Gerard, and Cuffney, T.F., 2000, Quantifying urban intensity in drainage basins for assessing stream ecological conditions: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 36, no.6, p. 1247-1261.

McMahon, Gerard, and Cuffney, T.F., 1999, A process for characterizing urban land-use intensity in drainage basins [abs.], in Sakrison, Rodney, and Sturtevant, Peter, eds., Proceedings of AWRA's 1999 Annual Water Resources Conference, Watershed Management to Protect Declining Species, December 5-9, 1999, Seattle, Wash.: Washington State Section of the American Water Resources Association, p. 257-260.

McMahon, Gerard, Gregonis, S.M., Waltman, S.W., Omernik, J.M., Thorson, T.D., Freeouf, J.A., Rorick, A.H., and Keys, J.E., 2001, Developing a spatial framework of common ecological regions for the conterminous United States: Environmental Management, v. 28, no. 3, p. 293-316.

McMahon, Gerard, and Harned, D.A., 1997, The influence of soil drainage characteristics on triazine concentrations in the Contentnea Creek drainage basin of North Carolina, 1993–95 [abs]: Managing Albemarle-Pamlico Sounds: CCMP Implementation Forum, New Bern, N.C., June 5–6.

McMahon, Gerard, and Harned, D.A., 1995, Effects of environmental setting on sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus concentrations in watersheds of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia [abs.], American Geophysical Union 1995 Fall Meeting, December 11-15, 1995, San Francisco, Calif., in Supplement to Eos, Transactions: Washington, D.C., American Geophysical Union, v. 76, no. 46, p. F260.

McMahon, Gerard, and Harned, D.A., 1998, Effect of environmental setting on sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus concentrations in Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia, USA: Environmental Management v. 22, no. 6, p. 887–903.

McMahon, Gerard, and Lloyd, O.B., Jr., 1995, Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia--Environmental setting and water-quality issues: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-136, 72 p.

McMahon, Gerard, Qian, Song, and Roessler, Chris, 2002, A regression-based approach to assessing stream nitrogen impairment probabilities [abs.], in Spring Meeting Supplement, 2002 AGU Spring Meeting, Washington, DC, May 28-31, 2002: American Geophysical Union, v. 83, no. 19, Abstract H52B-04.

McMahon, Gerard, and Roessler, Chris, 2002, A regression-based approach to understand baseline total nitrogen loading for TMDL planning: National TMDL Science and Policy 2002 Speciality Conf., Water Environment Federation, 27 p.

McMahon, Gerard and Woodside, M.D., 1997, Estimating a nutrient mass balance for major drainage areas of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia: Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Implementation Forum, June 5-6.

McMahon, Gerard and Woodside, M.D., 1997, Nutrient mass balance for the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia, 1990: Journal of the American Water Resources Association. v. 33, no. 3, June 1997, p. 573-589.

McMahon, Gerard and Woodside, M.D., 1994, Nitrogen mass balance for major drainage areas of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia [abs.]: American Geophysical Union 1994 Fall Meeting, December 5-9, 1994, San Francisco, California, p. 229.

McMahon, Gerard, 2007, Consequences of land-cover misclassification in models of impervious surface: Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, Vol.73, no.12, pp.1343-1353.

McMahon, Gerard, 1995, The role of information in developing rational watershed management plans: Geological Society of America, 1995 Fall Meeting, New Orleans, La.

McMahon, Gerard, Bales, J.D., Coles, J.F., Giddings, E.M.P., and Zappia, Humbert, 2003, Use of stage data to characterize hydrologic conditions in an urbanizing environment: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 39, no. 6, p. 1529-1546.

McMahon, G., Benjamin, S.P., Clarke, K., Findley, J.E., Fisher, R.N., Graf, W.L., Gundersen, L.C., Jones. J.W., Loveland, T.R., Roth K.S., Usery, E.L., and Wood, N.J., 2005, Geography for a changing world: A science strategy for the geographic research of the U.S. Geological Survey, 2005-2015.  U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1281, 74 p.

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.

McMahon, Gerard, Tervelt, L., and Donehoo, M., 2006, Regional-scale point source nutrient load estimation in support of SPARROW nutrient models: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

McMahon, Gerard, Wiken, E.B., and Gauthier, D.A., 2004, Toward a scientifically rigorous basis for developing mapped ecological regions: Environmental Management, v. 34, suppl. 1, p. S111-S124.

Meador, M.R., Cuffney, T.F., and Gurtz, M.E., 1993, Methods for sampling fish communities as part of the National Water Quality Assessment Program: U.S Geological Survey Open File Report 93-104, 40 p.

Meador, M.R., Hupp, C.R., Cuffney, T.F., and Gurtz, M.E., 1993, Methods of characterizing stream habitat as part of the National Water Quality Assessment Program: U.S Geological Survey Open File Report 93-408, 48 p.

Moorman, M., Anderson, C.B., Szejner, P., and Charlin, R., 2006, Assessment of Native Stream Biodiversity and the Influence of Invasive Species in Tierra Del Fuego, Chile: Proceedings of the National Water-Quality Monitoring Council National Monitoring Conference, May 8-12, 2006, San Jose CA.

Moulton, S.R., Carter, J.L., Grotheer, S.A., Cuffney, T.F., and Short, T.M., 2000, Methods for analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory – processing, taxonomy, and quality control of benthic macroinvertebrate Samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-212, 49 p.

Newcomb, D.J., 1996, A comparison of GIRAS agricultural land-use data, with 1994 large-scale agricultural data: U.S. Geological Survey National Computer Technology Meeting, May 20.

Oblinger, C.J., Cuffney, T.F., Meador, M.R., and Garrett, R.G., 2002, Water-quality and physical characteristics of streams in the Treyburn development area of Falls Lake watershed, North Carolina, 1994-98: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4046, 80 p.

Porter, S.D., Cuffney, T.F., Gurtz, M.E., and Meador, M.R., 1993, Methods for collecting algal samples as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-409, 39 p.

Potapova, Marina, Coles, J. F., Giddings, E.M., and Zappia, Humbert, 2005, A comparison of the influences of urbanization on stream benthic algal assemblages in contrasting environmental settings, in Brown, L.R., Gray, R.H., Hughes, R.M., and Meador, M.R., eds., Effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems: American Fisheries Society, Symposium 47, Bethesda, Maryland, p.333-359.

Qian, S.S., and Cuffney, T.F., 2010, Detection and quantification of ecological thresholds responses -- a case study of stream ecosystem responses to urbanization: In prep.

Qian, S.S., Cuffney, T.F., Alameddine, Ibrahim, McMahon, Gerard, and Reckhow, K.H., 2010, On the application of multilevel modeling in environmental and ecological studies, Ecology, 91(2): 355-361.

Robinson, K.W., Flannagan, S.W., Ayotte, J.D., Campo, K.W., Chlamers, A. Coles, J.F., and Cuffney, T.F., 2004. Water quality in the New England Coast Basins, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island 1999-2000:  U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1226, 38.

Ruhl, P.M., 1994, Intra-site variability of fish community samples collected in the Coastal Plain--Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage: Association of Southeastern Biologists Bulletin v. 41, no. 2.

Ruhl, P.M., Angermeier, P.L., and Smogor, Roy, 1996, Relations between fish assemblages and environmental conditions in small Coastal Plain streams in the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina: [abs.] Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, August 1997, Monterey, California.

Ruhl, P.M., and Smith, K.E., 1996, Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia.Trace elements in Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) soft tissues and redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) livers, 1992-93: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-334, 6 p.

Short, T.M., Giddings, E.M.P., Zappia, Humbert, Coles, J.F., 2005, Urbanization effects on habitat characteristics of streams in Boston, Massachusetts, Birmingham, Alabama, and Salt Lake City, Utah, in Brown, L.R., Gray, R.H., Hughes, R.M., and Meador, M.R., eds., Effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems: American Fisheries Society, Symposium 47, Bethesda, Maryland, p. 317-332

Skrobialowski, S.C., 1996, Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia.A summary of selected trace element, nutrient, and pesticide data for bed sediments, 1969-90: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4104, 33 p.

Smith, K.E., and Ruhl, P.M., 1996, Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia.Organochlorine compounds in Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) soft tissues and whole redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus), 1992-93: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-201, 6 p.

Smoot, J.L., Cuffney, T.F., and Bryant, Jr., W.L., 2004, Effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems: Proceedings of the 1st annual Stormwater Management Research Symposium, Stormwater Management Academy, Orland, Fl. October 12-13th., pp 127-136.

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.

Steuer, J.J., Bales, J.D., and Giddings, E.M.P., 2009, Relationship of stream ecological conditions to simulated hydraulic metrics across a gradient of basin urbanization, J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 28(4):955–976.

Sprague, L.A., Harned, D.A., Hall, D.W., Nowell, L.H., Bauch, N.J., and Richards, K.D., 2007, Response of stream chemistry during base flow to gradients of urbanization in selected locations across the conterminous United States, 2002–04: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007–5083, 132 p.

Spruill, T.B. and Bratton, J.F., 2008, Estimation of Groundwater and Nutrient Fluxes to the Neuse River Estuary, North Carolina: Springer, New York, NY, Estuaries and Coasts, v. 31, issue 3, p. 501-520.

Spruill, T.B., Bratton, J.F., Crusius, J., Wrege, B., and Strickland, G., 2005, A preliminary evaluation of nutrient and ground-water fluxes to the Neuse River Estuary: 2005 Annual Conference of Water Resources Research Institute, April 4-5.

Spruill, T.B., Showers, W.J., and Howe, S.S., 2002, Application of classification-tree methods to identify nitrate sources in ground water: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 31, no. 5, p. 1538-1549.Abstract with Article.

Spruill, T.B., Tesoriero, A.J., Mew, H.E., Jr., Farrell, K.M., Harden, S.L., Colosimo, A.B., and Kraemer, S.R., 2005, Geochemistry and characteristics of nitrogen transport at a confined animal feeding operation in a Coastal Plain agricultural watershed, and implications for nutrient loading in the Neuse River Basin, North Carolina, 1999-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5283, 57 p.

Spruill, T.B., 2004, Effectiveness of riparian buffers in controlling ground-water discharge of nitrate to streams in selected hydrogeologic settings of the North Carolina Coastal Plain: Water Science and Technology, v. 49, no. 3, p. 63-70.

Spruill, T.B., 2000, Statistical evaluation of effects of riparian buffers on nitrate and ground-water quality: Journal of Environmental Quality, v. 29, no. 5, p. 1523-1538.

Spruill, T.B., 1997, Geologic sources of phosphorus in the Neuse River and implications for management: Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Implementation Forum, June 5-6.

Spruill, T.B., 1994, Preliminary results from ground-water studies in an agricultural watershed of the Coastal Plain of North Carolina in Pederson, G.L., ed., National Symposium on Water Quality: American Water Resource Association Technical Publications Series 94-4, p. 201.

Spruill, T.B., Eimers, J.L., and Morey, A.E , 1996, Nitrate-nitrogen concentrations in shallow ground water of the Coastal Plain of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Study Unit, North Carolina and Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-241-96, 4 p.

Spruill, T.B., and Galeone, D.R., 2000, Effectiveness of riparian buffers in reducing nitrate-nitrogen concentrations in ground water: American Water Resource Association Proceedings, International Conference on Riparain Ecology and Management in Multi-land Use Watersheds, p. 119-124.

Spruill, T.B., Harned, D.A., Ruhl, P.M., Eimers, J.L., McMahon, Gerard, Smith, K.E., Galeone, D.R., and Woodside, M.D., 1998, Water quality in the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia, 1992-95: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1157, 36 p.

Spruill, T.B., Harned, D.A., and McMahon, Gerard, 1995, The Albemarle-Pamlico drainage National Water-Quality Assessment Study: Background and design: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report 95-164, 4 p.

Spruill, T.B., Woodside, M.D., Harned, D.A., McMahon, Gerard, and Eimers, J.L., 1996, Results of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage NAWQA—Nutrients and pesticides in surface water and ground water in Proceedings, Solutions—A technical conference on water quality: Raleigh, North Carolina State University, March 19–21, p. 24–30.

Spruill, T.B., Williams, J.B., Galeone, D.R., and Harned, D.A., 1997, Radon in ground water in Guilford County, North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-147-97, 4 p.

Tate, C.M., Cuffney, T.F., McMahon, G., Giddings, E.M.P., Coles, J.C., and Zappia, H., 2005, Use of an urban intensity index to assess urban effects on streams in three contrasting environmental settings: In L.R. Brown, R.H.Gray, H. Hughes, and M.R. Meador, editors, Effects of urbanization on aquatic ecosystems, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.

Terziotti, S.E., Hoos, A.B., and Harned, D.A., Mapping naturally occurring phosphorus concentration in the southeastern United States, Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Meeting, Charlotte, N.C., 2008.

Tesoriero, A.J., Spruill, T.B., and Eimers, J.L., 2004, Geochemistry of shallow ground water in coastal plain environments in the southeastern United State—Implications for aquifer susceptibility: Applied Geochemistry, v. 19, issue 9, p. 1471-1482.

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Waite, I.R., Brown, L.R., Kennen ,J.G., May, J.T., Cuffney, T.F., Orlando, J.L., and Jones, K.A. Comparison of watershed disturbance predictive models for stream benthic macroinvertebrates for three distinct ecoregions in western US. Ecological Indicators 10(6):1125-1136.

Wehmeyer, L.L, Weirich, F.H., and Cuffney, T.F., Effect of land cover change on runoff curve number estimation in Iowa, 1832-200. Ecohydrology. In press.

Wolock, D.M., Winter, T.C., and McMahon, G., 2004, Delineation and evaluation of hydrologic-landscape regions in the United States using geographic information system tools and multivariate analysis, Environmental Management, ISSN: 1432-1009.

Woodside, M.D., and Ruhl, Kelly E., Pesticides in streams of the Tar-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina, 1992-94 : U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigation Report 01-4067, 20 p.

Woodside, M.D., 1994, Land use in and water quality of the Pea Hill arm of Lake Gaston, Virginia and North Carolina, 1988-90: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigation Report 94-4140, 54 p.

Woodside, M.D., and Simerl, B.R., 1995, Land use and nutrient concentrations and yields in selected streams in the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-457, 4 p.

Woodside, M.D., and Simerl, B.R., 1996, Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico Basin, North Carolina and Virginia.Chemical analyses of organic compounds and inorganic constituents in streambed sediment, 1992-93: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-103, 25 p.

Woodside, M.D., and McMahon, Gerard, 1994, Assessment of triazine herbicides in North Carolina and Virginia streams by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay [abs.]: in Sorenson, S.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. 9.


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