University of Wisconsin-Madison, Environmental Science and Technology

Metals Research Group: Over a Decade of Published Results

(1991 - January, 2003)


Babiarz, C.L., J.P. Hurley, K.R. Rolfhus, D.P. Krabbenhoft, K.J. Scott and B.A. Branfireun. 2003. Colloidal phase transport of newly deposited mercury through contrasting watersheds: Insight from the METAALICUS project. Science of the Total Environment. 304:295-303.

Back, R.C., P.R. Gorski, L.B. Cleckner and J.P. Hurley. 2003. Mercury content and speciation in the plankton and benthos of Lake Superior. Science of the Total Environment. 304:349-354.

Cleckner L.B., R.C. Back, P.R. Gorski, J.P. Hurley and S. Byler. 2003. Seasonal and size-specific distribution of methylmercury in seston and zooplankton of two contrasting Great Lakes embayments. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 29:134-144.

Gorski, P.R. L.B. Cleckner, J.P. Hurley, M.E. Sierszen and D.E. Armstrong. 2003. Factors affecting enhanced mercury bioaccumulation in inland lakes of Isle Royale National Park, USA. Science of the Total Environment. 304:327-348.

Rolfhus K.R., H.E. Sakamoto, L.B. Cleckner, R.W. Stoor, C.L. Babiarz, R.C. Back, H. Manolopoulos and J.P. Hurley. 2003. The distribution of mercury in Lake Superior. Environmental Science and Technology. 37:865-872.

Hintelmann, H., R. Harris, A. Heyes, J.P. Hurley, C.A. Kelly, D.P. Krabbenhoft, S. Lindberg, J.W.M. Rudd, K.J. Scott and V.L. St. Louis. 2002. Reactivity and mobility of new and old mercury in a boreal forest ecosystem during the first year of the METAALICUS study. Environmental Science and Technology. 36(23):5034-5040.

Babiarz, C.L., J.P. Hurley, S.R. Hoffmann, A.W. Andren, M.M. Shafer and D.E. Armstrong. 2001. Partitioning of total mercury and methylmercury to the colloidal phase in fresh waters. Environmental Science and Technology. 35(24):4773-4782.

Herrin, R.T., A.W. Andren and D.E. Armstrong. 2001. Determination of silver speciation in natural waters.1. Laboratory tests of Chelex-100 chelating resin as a competing ligand. Environmental Science and Technology. 35:1953-1958.

Herrin, R.T., A.W. Andren and D.E. Armstrong. 2001. Determination of silver speciation in natural waters. 2. Binding strength of silver ligands in surface freshwaters. Environmental Science and Technology. 35:1959-1966.

Hurley, J.P., L.B. Cleckner and M.M. Shafer. 2001. Watershed influences on mercury transport to Lake Superior. Verhundlungen Internationale Vereinigung Limnologie. 27:3425-3428.

Vucetich, L. M., J. A. Vucetich, L. B. Cleckner, P. R. Gorski and R. O. Peterson. 2001. Mercury concentrations in Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) Tissue from Isle Royale National Park. Environ. Pollut. 114:113-118.

Babiarz, C.L., S.R. Hoffmann, M.M. Shafer, J.P. Hurley, A.W. Andren and D.E. Armstrong. 2000. A critical evaluation of tangental-flow ultrafiltration for trace metal investigations in fresh water systems: Part II Total and Methylmercury. Environmental Science and Technology. 34:3428-3434.

Krabbenhoft, D.P., J.P. Hurley, G. Aiken, C.C. Gilmour, M. Marvin-DiPasquale, W.H. Orem and R. Harris. 2000. Mercury cycling in Florida Everglades: A mechanistic field Study. Verhundlungen Internationale Vereinigung Limnologie. 27:1657-1660.

Hoffmann, S.R., M.M. Shafer, C.L. Babiarz and D.E. Armstrong. 2000. A critical evaluation of tangental-flow ultrafiltration for trace metal investigations in fresh water systems: Part I Organic Carbon. Environmental Science and Technology. 34:3420-3427.

Cleckner, L.B., C.C. Gilmour, J.P. Hurley and D.P. Krabbenhoft. 1999. Mercury methylation in periphyton of the Florida Everglades. Limnology and Oceanography. 44:1815-1825.

Gorski, P.R., R.C. Lathrop, S.D. Hill and R.T. Herrin. 1999. Temporal mercury dynamics and diet composition in the mimic shiner. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 128:701-712.

Shafer, M.M., J.T. Overdier, H. Phillips, D. Webb, J.R. Sullivan and D.E. Armstrong. 1999. Trace metal levels and partitioning in Wisconsin rivers.  Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 110:273-311.

Vila, X., X.P. Cristina, C.A. Abella and J.P. Hurley. 1999. Effects of gilvin on the composition and dynamics of metalimnetic communities of phototrophic bacteria in freshwater North American lakes. Journal of Applied Microbiology Symposium Supplement. 85:138S-150S.

Babiarz, C.L., J.P. Hurley, J.M. Benoit, M.M. Shafer, A.W. Andren, and D.A.Webb. 1998. Seasonal influences on partitioning and transport of total and methylmercury from contrasting watersheds. Biogeochemistry. 41:237-257.

Cleckner, L.B., P.J. Garrison, J.P. Hurley, D.P. Krabbenhoft, and M.L. Olson. 1998. Trophic transfer of methyl mercury in the northern Everglades. Biogeochemistry. 40:347-361.

Herrin, R.T., R.C. Lathrop, P.R. Gorski, and A.W. Andren. 1998. Hypolimnetic methylmercury and its uptake by plankton during fall destratification: a key entry point of mercury into lake food chains? Limnology and Oceanography. 43:1476-1486.

Hurley, J.P., S.E. Cowell, M.M. Shafer and P.E. Hughes. 1998. Partitioning and Transport of Total and Methyl Mercury in the Fox River, Wisconsin (USA). Environmental Science and Technology. 32:1424-1432.

Hurley, J.P., S.E. Cowell, M.M. Shafer and P.E. Hughes. 1998. Tributary loading of mercury to Lake Michigan: Importance of seasonal events and phase partitioning. Science of the Total Environment, 213:129-137.

Hurley, J.P., D.P. Krabbenhoft, L.B. Cleckner, M.L. Olson, G. Aiken and P.J. Rawlik. 1998. System controls on aqueous mercury distribution in the Northern Everglades. Biogeochemistry, 40:293-310.

Krabbenhoft, D.P., J.P. Hurley, M.L. Olson and L.B. Cleckner. 1998. Diel variability of mercury phase and species distributions in the Florida Everglades. Biogeochemistry, 40:311-325.

Krabbenhoft, D.P., C.C. Gilmour, J.M. Benoit, C.L. Babiarz, A.W. Andren and J.P. Hurley. 1998. Methylmercury Dynamics in Littoral Sediments of a Temperate Seepage Lake. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 55:835-844.

Shafer, M.M., J.T. Overdier and D.E. Armstrong. 1998. Removal, partitioning, and fate of silver and other metals in waste water treatment plants and effluent-receiving streams. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 17:630-641.

Olson, M.L., L.B. Cleckner, J.P. Hurley, D.P. Krabbenhoft, and T.W. Keenan. 1997. Resolution of matrix effects on analysis of total and methyl mercury in aqueous samples from the Florida Everglades. Fresenius Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 358:392-396.

Shafer, M.M., J.T. Overdier, J.P. Hurley, D.E. Armstrong and D.A. Webb. 1997. The influence of dissolved organic carbon, suspended particulates, and hydrology on the concentration, partitioning and variability of trace metals in two contrasting Wisconsin watersheds. Chemical Geology. 136 (1-2): 71-97.

Hurley, J.P., M.M. Shafer, S.E. Cowell, D.E. Armstrong, J.T. Overdier, and P.E. Hughes. 1996. Trace metal assessment of Lake Michigan tributaries using low-level techniques. Environmental Science and Technology. 30:2093-2098.

Babiarz, C.L. and A.W. Andren. 1995. Total concentrations of mercury in Wisconsin (USA) lakes and rivers. Water Air and Soil Pollution. 83:173-183.

Hurley, J.P., J.M. Benoit, C.L. Babiarz, M.M. Shafer, A.W. Andren, J. R. Sullivan, R. Hammond and D.A. Webb. 1995. Influences of watershed characteristics on mercury levels in Wisconsin rivers. Environmental Science and Technology. 29:1867-1875.

Hurley, J.P. 1995. Watershed effects on background mercury levels in rivers. In Proceedings of National Forum on Mercury in Fish. U.S.E.P.A. Office of Water, Washington, D.C. Pub. No. EPA 823-R-95-002.

Krabbenhoft, D.P., J.M. Benoit, C.L. Babiarz, J.P. Hurley and A.W. Andren. 1995. Mercury cycling in the Allequash Creek Watershed, Northern Wisconsin. Water Air and Soil Pollution. 80:425-433.

Horvat, M., V. Mandic, L. Liang, N.S. Bloom, S. Padberg, Y.-H. Lee, H. Hintelman, and J. Benoit. 1994. Certification of methylmercury compounds concentration in marine sediment reference material, IAEA-356. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 8:533-540.

Hurley, J.P., C.L. Babiarz, D.P. Krabbenhoft and A.W. Andren. 1994. Cycling processes of mercury at the sediment-water interface in seepage lakes. In L.A. Baker, (ed.), Environmental Chemistry of Lakes and Reservoirs, American Chemical Society, pp 425-449.

Hurley, J.P., C.J. Watras and N.S. Bloom. 1994. Distribution and flux of particulate mercury in four stratified seepage lakes. In C.J. Watras and J. Huckabee (eds.), Mercury as a Global Pollutant: Integration and Synthesis, Lewis, Chelsea, MI. pp 69-82.

Watras, C.J., N.S. Bloom, R.J.M. Hudson, S. Gherini, R. Munson, S.A. Claas, K.A. Morrison, J.P. Hurley, J.G. Wiener, W.F. Fitzgerald, R. Mason, G. Vandal, D. Powell, R. Rada, L. Rislove, M. Winfrey, J. Elder, D.P. Krabbenhoft, A.W. Andren, C. Babiarz, D.B. Porcella, J.W. Huckabee. 1994. Sources and fates of mercury and methylmercury in Wisconsin lakes. In C.J. Watras and J. Huckabee (eds.), Mercury as a Global Pollutant: Integration and Synthesis, Lewis, Chelsea, MI. pp 153-177.

Dean, K.E., M.M. Shafer and D.E. Armstrong. 1993. Particle-mediated transport and fate of a hydrophobic organic conataminant in southern Lake Michigan: The role of major water column specirs. J. Great Lakes Res., 19:480-496. 

Mason, R.P., W.F. Fitzgerald, J.P. Hurley, A.K. Hanson, P.L. Donaghay, and J.M. Sieburth. 1993. Mercury biogeochemical cycling in a stratified estuary. Limnology and Oceanography. 38:1227-1241.

Zillioux, E.J., D.B. Porcella and J.M. Benoit. 1993. Mercury cycling and effects in freshwater wetland ecosystems. Environmetal Toxicology and Chemistry.12:2245-2264.

Krabbenhoft, D.P., and C.L. Babiarz. 1992. Role of groundwater transport in aquatic mercury cycling, Water Resources Research. 28: 3119-3128

Hurley, J.P., C.J. Watras and N.S. Bloom. 1991. Mercury cycling in a northern Wisconsin seepage lake: The role of particulate matter in vertical transport. Water Air and Soil Pollution. 56:543-551.

Shafer, M.M. and D.E. Armstrong. 1991. Trace element cycling in southern Lake Michigan: Role of water column particle components. In R.A. Baker, Ed., "Organic Substances and Sediments In Water, Vol. 2., Processes and Analytical". Lewis Publ., Inc., Chelsea, MI.

Bloom, N., C.J. Watras and J.P. Hurley. 1991. Impact of acidification on methylmercury cycling in remote seepage lakes. Water Air and Soil Pollution. 56:477-491.

Watras, C.J., A.W. Andren, N.S. Bloom, W.F. Fitzgerald, J.P. Hurley, D.P. Krabbenhoft, R.G. Rada, and J.G. Wiener. 1991. Mercury in temperate lakes: a mechanistic field study. Verhundlungen Internationale Vereinigung Limnologie. 24:2199.

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