Published Works:

Francisco Artigas, Ji Meng Loh, Jin Young Shin, Joe Grzyb, Ying Yao (2017). Baseline and distribution of organic pollutants and heavy metals in tidal creek sediments after Hurricane Sandy in the Meadowlands of New Jersey Environmental Earth Sciences 76(7):293 March 2017

Reports:

 

Conference Presentations:

Published Works:

Artigas, Francisco J.; Stephanie Bosits; Saleh Kojak; Dominador Elefante and Ildiko Pechmann. (2016). Conveying hazard risk through spatial modeling: A case study for hurricane Sandy-affected communities in northern New Jersey.  Environmental Management. DOI :10.1007/s00267-016-0731-1.

Reports:

Artigas, Francisco; Feltes, Ross;  Kojak, Saleh; Pechmann, Ildiko. 2016. Measurement of Tidal Wetland Impairments for Acquisition and Enhancement in the New Jersey Meadowlands. EPA Wetland Development Grant Region II. Final Report.

Conference Presentations:

Michael Stepowyj (October 13, 2016). Meadowlands Stormwater Utility Acquisition, Management, and MS4 Compliance. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 18th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 12-14.

Ildiko Pechmann and Saleh Kojak (October 13, 2016). Evaluating Urban Wetland Restoration & Selecting Candidates for Potential Restoration Habitat  Restoration & Function Perspective. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 18th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 12-14.

Saleh Kojak and Ildiko Pechmann  (October 13, 2016). Measurement of Tidal Wetland Impairments for Acquisition and Enhancement in the New Jersey Meadowlands – Hydrology and Geomorphology. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 18th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 12-14.

Artigas, Francisco, Joseph Grzyb and Michael Stepowyj, 2016. Historical sediment accumulation rates and current accretion patterns in the Meadowlands of New Jersey. New York State Geological Association Field Conference. Rutgers University-Newark and Hofstra University. Oct 13-14.

Artigas, Francisco, Joseph Grzyb and Michael Stepowyj, 2016. Historical Sediment Carbon Accumulation Rates and Current Accretion Patterns in the Meadowlands of New Jersey. Passaic River Symposium VII. Montclair, New Jersey. Oct. 13-14.

Stepowyj, Michael and Wlodawski, Brian, 2016. NJ Meadowlands Watershed Delineation. Burlington County GIS Day. Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Nov 2.

Published Works:

Chun, S. A., & Artigas, F. (2015). Participatory Environmental Planning Platform. In Silva, C. N.: Emerging Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning, Hershey-New York: IGI-Global, pages 69-91. Abstract

H. ElBishlawi, P.R. Jaffe.  (February, 2015). Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter from a Restored Urban Marsh and its Role in the Mobilization of Trace Metals. Chemosphere. 127(1):144-151 Abstract

Reports:

Conference Presentations:

Hobble, Christine; Artigas, Francisco; Stepowyj, Michael; Kojak, Sal; Bosits, Stephanie; Elefante, Dom; Grzyb, Joe; Yao, Cheryl (April 2015) Heavy Metal Gradients in the Hackensack River Estuary: A Baseline for Improving Ecosystem Health. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Spring Conference Hudson-Delaware Annual Spring Meeting. April 29-30 New Brunswick, NJ Poster

Stepowyj, Michael; Bosits, Stephanie; Wlodawski, Brian; Artigas, Francisco (April 2015) ) Heavy Metal Gradients in the Hackensack River Estuary: A Baseline for Improving Ecosystem Health. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection 28th Annual Mapping Contest April 16, 2015 Trenton, NJ. Poster

E. Henry, D. Glaser, N. Kelsall, C. Gilmour, and S. Brown (January, 2015). Evaluation of Low Mercury Bioavailability in a Tidal Marsh, Berry’s Creek, New Jersey. Battelle’s Eighth International Conference on Remediation Management of Contaminated Sediments. New Orleans, LA. (Oral presentation)

C.C. Gilmour, J.T. Bell, B. Amos, C. Menzie, U. Ghosh, E. Henry, E. Glaza, and S. Brown (January, 2015). Treatability of Mercury and Methylmercury with In Situ Sorbent Amendments in Berry’s Creek, New Jersey. Battelle’s Eighth International Conference on Remediation Management of Contaminated Sediments. New Orleans, LA. (Oral presentation)

J.M. Nielsen, J. Sananes, R. Mohan, W. Dinicola, T. Donegan, W. Hague, and J. Morris (January, 2015). Implementing a Capping Remedy for Chromium in Sediments of the Lower Hackensack River, Jersey City, New Jersey. Battelle’s Eighth International Conference on Remediation Management of Contaminated Sediments. New Orleans, LA. (Oral presentation)

E. Peck and E.A. Stern (January, 2015). Superfund in New York and New Jersey Harbor Estuary: The Birth of Superfund Sediment Regional Management? Battelle’s Eighth International Conference on Remediation Management of Contaminated Sediments. New Orleans, LA. (Oral presentation)

D. Tomchuk and P.P. Brussock (January, 2015). How Much Data? Supporting the Decision-Making Process for the Berry’s Creek Study Area Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS). Battelle’s Eighth International Conference on Remediation Management of Contaminated Sediments. New Orleans, LA. (Oral presentation)

Published Works:

Pal, David S.; Reid, Mathew C.; Jaffè, Peter R. (2014). The impact of Hurricane Sandy on CH4 released From Vegetated and Unvegetated Wetland Microsites. Enironmental Science & Technology Letters 1:372-375. Abstract

Huang, Lihui; Ho Yu, Chang; Hopke, Philip K.; Shin, Jin Young; Fan, Zhihua (Tina) (November, 2014). Trivalent chromium solubility and its influence on quantification of hexavalent chromium in ambient particulate matter using EPA method 6800Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 64(12): 1439-1445. Abstract

Schäfer, Karina V.R.; Tripathee, Rajan; Artigas, Francisco; Morin, Tim H.; Bohrer, Gil (October, 2014). Carbon dioxide fluxes of an urban tidal marsh in the Hudson-Raritan EstuaryJournal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 119(11):2065-2081. Abstract

Artigas, Francisco;  Shin, Jin Young; Hobble, Christine; Marti-Donati, Alejandro; Schäfer, Karina V.R.; Pechmann, Ildiko (September, 2014). Long term carbon storage potential and CO2 sink strength of a restored salt marsh in New Jersey. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 200: 313-321. Abstract

Idhe, Erin, Speiser; Nyirenda, Themba; Jain, Aridaman; Loh, Ji Meng; Artigas, Francisco; Hobble, Christine; Elefante, Dom; Kojak, Saleh; Shin, Jin Young; Rosen, Lawerence (September, 2014). Mapping contaminants associated with autism: a public health pilot in New JerseyJournal of Geographic Information System. 6:706-722 Abstract

Artigas, Francisco; Elefante, Dom; Kojak, Saleh; Osborn, Adam; Bosits, Stephanie; Pechmann, Ildiko. (2014). Mapping Earthen Berms in the MeadowlandsEsri Map Book, 29:74 Abstract

Huang, Lihui; Ho Yu, Chang; Hopke, Philip K.; Lioy Paul J.; Buckley, Brian T.; Shin, Jin Young; Artigas, Francisco; Fan, Zhi-hua (Tina). (June, 2014). Measurement of Soluble and Total Hexavalent Chromium in the Ambient Airborne Particles in New JerseyAerosol and Air Quality Research, article in press. Article

Ho Yu, Chang; Huang, Lihui; Shin, Jin Young; Artigas, Francisco; Fan, Zhi-hua (Tina); (May, 2014). Characterization of concentration, particle size distribution, and contributing factors to ambient hexavalent chromium in an area with multiple emission sources. Atmospheric Environment, 94:701-708. Abstract

Reports:

Thesis:

Tripathee, R. (October 2014). Controls Affecting Methane Fluxes in Resotred and Natural Wetlands. Ph.D. Thesis. Prepared under the direction of Dr. Karina V.R. Schäfer, Department of Biological Science, Rutgers University. Newark, NJ, USA. Abstract

Conference Presentations:

Artigas, Francisco; Grzyb, Joe (October 24, 2014). The Role of Hydrodynamics and Geomorphology on Sediment Movement in a Fragmented Micro-Tidal Estuary: Implications for Coastal Flood Resilience Planning. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Oral presentation) Abstract

Kojak, Saleh (October 24, 2014). Balloon Imagery for Assessing Wetland Sites. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Oral presentation) Abstract

Pechmann, Ildiko (October 24, 2014). Short-Term Changes in Vegetation Assemblage Distribution. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Oral presentation) Abstract

Wisniewski, David (October 23, 2014). Integrating GIS into a Permit Workflow. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Oral presentation) Abstract

Bosits, Stephanie (October 23, 2014). Flood Vulnerability Assessment Map for Little Ferry, Moonachie, Carlstadt and South Hackensack. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Oral presentation) Abstract

Birkner, Steven; Elefante, Dom (October 23-25, 2014) The progression of Online-Maps: From ArcIMS to ArcGIS Online in the Meadowlands. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter ofMACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Poster presentation) Poster

Nunez, Marielis; Bosits, Stephanie (October 23-25, 2014). Flood Vulnerability Study for Carlstadt, Little Ferry, and Moonachie: A Post-Sandy Analysis. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Poster presentation) Poster

Wlodawski, Brian M.;  Grzyb, Joe; Artigas, Francisco (October 23-25, 2014). Integrating GIS with MERI’s Environmental Monitoring. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter ofMACURISA: 17th Regional GIS Conference, Atlantic City, NJ. Oct 22-24. (Poster presentation) Poster

Artigas, Francisco. (June, 18 2014). Spatial Analytics for Open Government Data15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research. Open Innovations and Sustainable Development in Government: Experiences from around the World. Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Aguascalientes City, Aguascalientes, Mexico

Elefante, Dom; Bosits, Stephanie. (June, 2014). GIS in the Meadowlands: A Tool for the NJMC and its Constituent MunicipalitiesNew Jersey Meadowlands Construction Code Officials Meeting, Lyndhurst, NJ

Elefante, Dom. (April 4, 2014). Mapping the Super Bowl using GIS27TH Annual NJDEP Mapping Contest – Keynote Speaker, Trenton, NJ

Nunez, Marielis; Baez, Jose. (April 4, 2014). Using a Mobile Device to Collect and Retrieve Pre-Plan Information for Fire Emergencies. 27TH Annual NJDEP Mapping Contest. Trenton, NJ. Poster

Elefante, Dom; Bosits, Stephanie. (March 18, 2014). Emergency Response Centralized Information Resource Center: A GIS Tool for Emergency Officials at the NJMCNew Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Planning Expo, Newark, NJ

Artigas, Francisco. (January, 27 2014). Sensor networks and terrain data visualization as a forensic and planning tool after super storm SandyNew Jersey Association of Landscape Architects Conference, Atlantic City, NJ

Elefante, Dom; Kojak, Sal; Osborn, Adam (2014). Mapping Earthen Berms in the Meadowlands. Esri Map Book, Volume 29Abstract

Published Works:

Reid, Mathew C.; Tripathee, Rajan; Schäfer, Karina V.R.; Jaffè, Peter R. (2013). Tidal Marsh Methane Dynamics: Difference in Seasonal Lags in Emissions Driven by Storage in Vegetated vs. Unvegetated SedimentsJournal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 118(4):1802-1813 Abstract

Reid, Mathew C. and Jaffè, Peter R. (2013). A Push-Pull Test To Measure Root Uptake of Volatile Chemicals in Wetland Soils. Environmental Science & Technology47:3190-3198 Abstract

Bishlawi, Hagar E., Shin, Jin Y., Jaffe, Peter R. (July 2013). Trace metal dynamics in the sediments of a constructed and natural urban tidal marsh: The role of iron, sulfide, and organic complexation. Ecological Engineering, 58, 133-141. Abstract

Shin, Jin Y., Artigas, Francisco, Hobble, Christine, Lee, Yung-Seop (March 2013). Assessment of anthropogenic influences on surface water quality in urban estuary, northern New Jersey: multivariate approach. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185 (3), 2777-2794 Abstract

Reports:

Conference Presentations:

Elefante, Dom, Stephanie Bosits (December 20, 2013). Emergency Response Information System (ERIS) and Water Level Alert. Hudson County Quarterly Municipal OEM Coordinators Meeting – Hudson County Emergency Operations Center, Kearny, NJ

Artigas, Francisco, Chun, Soon Ae (June 17-20, 2013). Visual Analytics for Open Government DataInternational Conference on Digital Government Research, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada  Link to pdf

Chun, Soon Ae, Artigas, Francisco (June 17-20, 2013). Tide Gate Sensor Network as a Forensic Tool: Establishing Facts during Superstorm SandyInternational Conference on Digital Government Research, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Link to pdf

Bosits, Stephanie; Artigas,Francisco (April 25, 2013). Real-Time Based Superstorm Sandy Surge and Inundation Model for Moonachie, Carlstadt, and Little Ferry: Bergen County, New Jersey(Poster Presentation).Abstract

Elefante, Dom; Kojak, Sal; Osborn, Adam (April 25, 2013). Mapping Earthen Berms in the Meadowlands(Poster Presentation).Abstract

Chun, Soon Ae, Artigas, Francisco (March 8, 2013). A Sensor-Based Tide Gate Monitoring System for Flood Warnings and Forensics (Poster Presentation). Superstorm Sandy Forum, College of Staten Island, Staten Island NY

Published Works:

Chun, Soon Ae, Artigas, Francisco (2012). Sensors and Crowdsourcing for Environmental Awareness and Emergency Planning. International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR), 1 (1), 56-74. Abstract

Roberts–Semple, Dawn, Song, Fei, Gao, Yuan  (April 2012). Seasonal Characteristics of Ambient Nitrogen Oxides and Ground–Level Ozone in Metropolitan Northeastern New JerseyAtmospheric Pollution Research, 3 (2), 247-257. Abstract  Article

Weis, Judith S., Candelmo, Allison (2012). Pollutants and Fish Predator/Prey Behavior: A Review of Laboratory and Field ApproachesCurrent Zoology (formerly Acta Zoologica Sinica), 58 (1), 9-20. Abstract  Article

Reports:

Conference Presentations:

Artigas, Francisco J., Feltes, Ross M. (October 1, 2012). Restoration and Monitoring of an Urban Estuary in Northern New JerseyEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Artigas, Francisco (September 20, 2012). Municipal Shared Services in the Meadowlands DistrictNew Jersey Water Environment Association – 2012 Fall Technology Transfer Seminar, Eatontown, NJ.

Devan, Caroline, Bunker, Daniel (March 22-24, 2012). Ecological Limitations to Plant and Pollinator Restoration on a Capped Landfill in the New Jersey Meadowlands (Poster Presentation). Society for Ecological Restoration – Mid-Atlantic and New England Chapters Seventh Annual Conference, Brooklyn College, New York, NY.  Poster

El Bishlawi, H., Jaffe, P., Shin, J.Y. (October 1, 2012). Trace Metal Immobilization in Tidal Brackish Marshes: Comparing Newly Constructed and Naturally Established SedimentsEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Elefante, Dom, Kojak, Sal (September 20, 2012). Managing Utility Assets in the Meadowlands Using GISNew Jersey Water Environment Association – 2012 Fall Technology Transfer Seminar, Eatontown, NJ.

Holzapfel, C., Kirby, E.G., Wu, T.M., Plank, K., Wadhwa, S. (October 1, 2012). Clonal Diversity and Resistance to Invasion in Urban, Remnant Salt Marsh PatchesEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Kojak, Sal (October 23, 2012). Mapping Utility Infrastructure within the New Jersey Meadowlands DistrictMACURISA 2012, Atlantic City NJ

Kiviat, E. (October 1, 2012). Management of Biodiversity in the New Jersey MeadowlandsEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Kennedy, Brian (October 23, 2012). Designing an Intuitive Web Mapping Interface: Municipal outreach Project within the MeadowlandsMACURISA 2012, Atlantic City NJ.

Mainelis, Gediminas, Wang, Zuocheng, Calderon, Leonardo, Andrews, Clinton J., Wener, Richard, Senick, Jennifer, Allacci, MaryAnn Sorensen, Shin, Jin Young (October 28 – November 1, 2012). Do Green Buildings Improve Indoor Air Quality? International Society of Exposure Science 22nd Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. Abstract

Osborn, Adam (October 23, 2012). Parcel Management within the New Jersey Meadowlands: the Cadastral Model and BeyondMACURISA 2012, Atlantic City NJ.

Reid, M.C., Schafer, K.V.R., Tripathee, R., Jaffe, P.R. (October 4, 2012).  Linking Porewater Dynamics and Atmospheric Fluxes of Methane in a Tidal Estuarine MarshEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Schäfer, Karina V.R., Bohrer, Gil (October 1, 2012). Effect of Restoration on the Carbon Balance in the Meadowlands of New Jersey. EcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Schafer, K.V.R., Bohrer, G., Reid, M., Tripathee, R., Jaffe, P. (October 4, 2012). Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Methane Fluxes in a Temperate Urban WetlandEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Weis, J.S., Windham, L., Weis, P. (October 1, 2012). Ecosystem Services Provided by the Invasive Reed, Phragmites Australis, in the Hackensack MeadowlandsEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Weis, P., Ashley, J., Candelmo, A., Weis, J. (October 1, 2012). Contaminants in Fish in a Recovering Urban EstuaryEcoSummit 2012 – Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, OH.

Published Works:

Jung, Kyung-Hwa, Artigas, Francisco, Shin, Jin Young (2011). Personal, indoor, and outdoor exposure to VOCs in the immediate vicinity of a local airportEnvironmental Monitoring and Assessment, 173(1), 555-567. Abstract

Jung, Kyung-Hwa, Artigas, Francisco, Shin, Jin Young (2011). Seasonal Gradient Patterns of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Particulate Matter Concentrations near a Highway. Atmosphere, 2(3), 533-552. Article

Song, Fei, Shin, Jin Young, Jusino‐Atresino, Rafael, Gao, Yuan (July 2011). Relationships Among the Springtime Ground-Level NOx, O3 and NO3 in the Vicinity of Highways in the US East Coast. Atmospheric Pollution Research, 2 (3), 374-383. Article

Song, Fei, Gao, Yuan (2011). Size Distributions of Trace Elements Associated with Ambient Particular Matter in the Affinity of a Major Highway in the New Jersey–New York Metropolitan Area. Atmospheric Environment, 45(37), 6714-6723.

Tsipoura, Nellie, Burger, Joanna, Newhouse, Michael, Jeitner, Christian, Gochfeld, Michael, Mizrahi, David (August 2011). Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Chromium, and Arsenic Levels in Eggs, Feathers, and Tissues of Canada Geese of the New Jersey MeadowlandsEnvironmental Research, 111(6), 775-784. Abstract

Weis, Judith S., Bergey, Lauren, Reichmuth, Jessica, Candelmo, Allison (May 2011). Living in a Contaminated Estuary: Behavioral Changes and Ecological Consequences for Five Species. BioScience, 61 (5), 375-385. Article

Xia, Lili, Gao, Yuan, (2011). Characterization of Trace Elements in PM2.5 Aerosols in the Vicinity of Highways in Northeast New Jersey in the U.S. East Coast.Atmospheric Pollution Research, 2 (1), 34-44. MDOC 2011-001 Article

 

 

Reports:

ElBishlawi, Hagar, Shin, Jin Young, Jaffe, Peter (2011). Development of a Constructed Tidal Wetland and Its Effect on Trace Metal Distribution: Implications for Restoration (Draft). MDOC 2011-002

Holzapfel, Claus, Kirby, Edward (February 2011). Clonal Diversity and Resistance to Invasion in Remnant Salt Marsh Patches Dominated by Spartina patens: Final Report. MDOC 2011-003 Report

 

Conference Presentations:

DeVan, Caroline, Bunker, Daniel (Nov 9, 2011). Cascading Impacts of Plant Dispersal and Environmental Limitations on Pollinator Communities on a Capped Landfill in the New Jersey Meadowlands (Poster Presentation). VIIth Annual NJIT Graduate Student Research Day. Newark, NJ. Poster

Huang, Lihui, Fan, Zhihua (Tina), Yu, Chang Ho, Bonanno, Linda, Shin, Jin Young (October 23-27, 2011). Development of a Sampling and Analytical Method for the Measurement of Total Cr-Vi in Ambient Air International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) 21st Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. Abstract

Mainelis, Gediminas, Xiong, Youyou, Wang, Zuocheng, Krogmann, Uta, Andrews, Clinton J., Wener, Richard, Senick, Jennifer, Shin, Jin Young (October 3-7, 2011). Investigation of Bioaerosols and Other Indoor Air Quality Parameters in Two Green Residential Buildings in the Northeastern US. 30th American Association for Aerosol Research. Orlando, FL.

Plank, Kimberly, Wu, TingMin, Wadwha, Sahil, Kirby, Edward, Holzapfel, Claus (August 11, 2011). Colonal Diversity and Resistance to Invasion in Remnant Salt Marsh Patches. 96th ESA Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. Abstract

Schäfer, KVR, Bohrer G, Naor-Azrieli L, Mouser P, Mitsch W, Wu M (December 5-9, 2011). Temporal Dynamics of Methane Fluxes in Temperate UrbanWetlands.AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fall Meeting 2011. San Francisco, CA. Presentation Abstract

Soman, Christina, Sherwood, Natalie, Jimenez, Gabriel (April 16, 2011). Effects of Invasive Grass, Phragmites australis, on Tidal Salt Marsh Environment (Poster Presentation). Montclair State University 5th Annual Student Research Symposium. Montclair, NJ. Poster

Steiner, Cynthia L, Peteet, Dorothy M., Tate III, Robert L, Artigas, Francisco (September 27,  2011). Use of Carbon Dating, LOI and Vegetational Changes to Determine Carbon Sequestration Rates With Ecosystem History in the Hackensack Meadowlands, New Jersey (Poster Presentation). Mini-Conference “Pursuing a Successful Career in Science” and Student Poster Competition, Air & Waste Management Association. New Brunswick, NJ.  Poster

Yu, C., Fan, Z., Shin, J., Hobble, C., Artigas, F. (October 23-27, 2011). Airborne Hexavalent Chromium Concentration, Particle Size Distribution, and Contributing Sources in NJ Meadowlands District- A Pilot Study (Poster Presentation). International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) 21st Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. Abstract Poster

Published Works:

Artigas, Francisco, Pechmann, Ildikó C. (2010). Balloon Imagery Verification of Remotely Sensed Phragmites australis Expansion in an Urban Estuary of New Jersey, USALandscape and Urban Planning, 95 (3), 105-112. Abstract

Artigas, Francisco (2010).  Emerging Challenges and the Future of Surface Water Quality MonitoringWater in the Environment, Water Challenges and Solutions for the Next Decade. Posted Online July 25, 2010.   Article

Elzinga, Evert J., Cirmo, Ashley (2010). Application of Sequential Extrations and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy to Determine the Speciation of Chromium in Northern New Jersey Marsh Soils Developed in Chromite Ore Processing Residue (COPR)Journal of Hazardous Materials, 183 (1-3), 145-154.  MDOC 2010-014  Abstract

Jung, Kyung-Hwa , Artigas, Francisco,  Shin, Jin Young  (2010).  Personal, Indoor, and Outdoor Exposure to Vocs in the Immediate Vicinity of a Local AirportEnvironmental Monitoring and Assessment, 173 (1-4), 555-567.  Abstract

Konsevick, Edward, Bragin, A. Brett (2010). Chemical Characteristics of Sediment of the Lower Hackensack River, New JerseyProceedings of the Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy, 15 (1), 25. MDOC 2010-010  Article

Yang, J., Artigas, F., (2010). Mapping Salt Marsh Vegetation by Integrating Hyperspecttral and LiDAR Remote Sensing. in Wang, Y. (ed), Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments, CRC Press .

 

Reports:

Chun, Soon Ae (2010). A Sensor Network Based Real Time Flood Warning System. MDOC 2010-009 Report

Elzinga, Evert J., Cirmo, Ashley (2010). Application of Sequential Extractions and X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy to Determine the Speciation of Chromium in Northern New Jersey Marsh Soils Developed in Chromite Ore Processing Residue. MDOC 2010-004 Report

Fan, Zhihua (Tina), Ho Yu, Chang (2010). Determination of Airborne Hexavalent Chromium in Meadowlands District – A Pilot Study. MDOC 2010-011 Report

Konsevick, Edward (2010). Measuring Elevation Change in Meadowlands Marshes Using Surface Elevation Tables (SET) and Marker Horizons – Interm Report. MDOC 2010-013 Report

Schafer, Karina V.R. (2010). CO2 Sink Strengths of the New Jersey Meadowlands. MDOC 2010-008 Report

 

Thesis:

Jain, S. (January 2010). Database Access and Mathematical Modeling for Coastal Flood Warning System. M.S. Thesis. Prepared under the direction of Dr. James Geller, Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology. Newark, NJ, USA.

Conference Presentations:

Artigas, Francisco,  Shin, Jin Y., Gao, Yuan (June 2, 2010). Monitoring Air Toxic Particulate Pollutants from Heavily Trafficked New Jersey TurnpikeU.S. EPA Air Pollution Training InstitutePresentation Webinar

Elefante, Dom (March 26, 2010). GIS Data Cooperatives & Data Sharing – The Hackensack Meadowlands District ModelNew Jersey Geospatial Forum General Meeting. Trenton, NJ. Presentation

Elefante, Dom (June 11, 2010). Zoning Enforcement Made Easier with GISCurrent Issues in Planning and Zoning. East Windsor, NJ.

Elefante, Dom (October 5, 2010). Enterprise Solution in GIS: Managing Municipal Services within the MeadowlandsMid-Atlantic Chapter of URISA’s 15th Regional Conference. Atlantic City, NJ.

Fan, Tina, Yu, Chang H., Skin, Jin Y., Hobble, Christine, Artigas, Francisco (October 26, 2010). Airborne Hexavalent Chromium Concentration and Particle Size Distribution in NJ Meadowlands District-A Pilot StudyAAAR 29th Annual Conference. Portland, OR. Abstract

Grzyb, Joseph (June 22, 2010). The Lower Hackensack River: What Does Continuous 24 hour Monitoring Tell Us? 4th Passaic River Symposium. Montclair, NJ. Presentation

Shin, J., Jung, K., Artigas, F. (June 23, 2010). Monitoring of Air Toxic Particulate Pollutants from Heavily Trafficked New Jersey Turnpike: An Urban Community(Poster Presentation). A&WMA’s 103rd Annual Conference & Exhibition. Calgary, Alberta, Canada Poster Abstract

Published Works:

Artigas, Francisco, Elefante, Dom, Marti, Alex (2009). Geographic Information Sharing: A Regional Approach in Northern New Jersey, USAInformation Polity, 14 (1-2). Abstract

Reichmuth, Jessica M., Roudez, Ross, Glover, Terry, Weis, Judith S. (March 2009). Differences in Prey Capture Behavior in Populations of Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus Rathbun) from Contaminated and Clean Estuaries in New JerseyEstuaries and Coasts, 32 (2), 298–308. MDOC 2009-002 Abstract

Santiago Bass, C., Weis, Judith S. (March 2009). Conspicuous Behaviour of Fundulus Heteroclitus Associated With High Digenean Metacercariae Gill AbundancesJournal of Fish Biology, 74 (4), 763–772. Abstract

 

Reports:

Benzecry, Alice, Bentivegna, Carolyn S., McClary, Marion (2009) Capping of Contaminated Sediments in Kearny Marsh: Final Report. MDOC 2009-011 Report

Gao, Yuan (2009). Characterization of Atmospheric Nitrogen Oxides Over the Meadowlands. MDOC 2009-003 Report

Gao, Yuan (2009). Result of Targeted Trace Metals. MDOC 2009-015 Report

Holzapfel, Claus, Kirby, Edward, Wu, TingMin, Francois, John, Pechmann, Ildiko (2009). Clonal Diversity and Resistance to Invasion in Remnant Salt Marsh Patches Dominated by Spartina patensPresentation

Qi, Feng, Artigas, Francisco (2009). Interactive and Animated Visualization of Highway Air Pollution. MDOC 2009-010 Report

Weis, J. S. (2009). Trophic Transfer of Contaminants and Mechanisms of Behavioral Effects on Juvenile Bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix from the Hackensack River. MDOC 2009-004 Report

Yergeau, Steven (2009). Kearny Marsh Hydrology StudyPresentation

 

Conference Presentations:

Artigas, F., Agnoli, N. (March 2, 2009). Spatially Explicit Flood Warning System for the Meadowlands District of New JerseyCoastal GeoTools 2009. Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, SC. Proceedings Conference Paper

Artigas, F., Chun S., Sookhu, Y. (2009) Real‐time Ocean Surge Warning System, Meadowlands District of New JerseyProceedings of the 10th International Conference on Digital Government Research : pp 216-222.  Abstract

Artigas, F., (October 7, 2009). Enhancement and Management of Wildlife Habitats in an Urban Environment2009 Watchable Wildlife Conference. Avalon/Cape May, NJ. Program

Artigas, F. (November 5, 2009). Air Quality at Increasing Distances from a High Traffic Highway in New Jersey2009 National Ambient Air Monitoring Conference. Nashville, TN. Presentation

Benzecry, Alice, McClary, Jr., Marion, Marion, Bentivegna, Carolyn S. (November 19 – 23, 2009). Effectiveness of a Novel Sediment Capping Technology, Aquablok, as a Biological Barrier Between Contaminated Sediments and BiotaSETAC North America 30th Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. Abstract

Mielnicki, Ronald P., Agnoli, Nicholas, Ruggeri, Joseph, Housten, James R., Elefante, Dom (November 18, 2009). League Session: Lowering Flood Insurance Premiums in your MunicipalityTeamwork: A Bridge to Brighter Horizons, New Jersey State League of Municipalities 94th Annual Conference. Atlantic City, NJ.

Qi, Feng (March 22-27, 2009). Visualizing Highway Air Pollution: Design and Assessment of a Visualization Tool to Support Public Communication and Geographic Knowledge Discovery. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Las Vegas, NV. Abstract

Qi, Feng, Artigas, Francisco (November 17, 2009). Interactive and Animated Visualization of Highway Air Pollution24th International Cartographic Conference. Santiago, Chile.

Published Works:

Artigas, F., Marti, A., Yao, N., Pechmann, I. (December 2008). Chlorophyll Detection and Mapping of Shallow Water Impoundments Using Image Spectrometry. Research Letters in Ecology, v. 2008, 4 pages. MDOC 2008-018 Abstract and Article

Santiago Bass, C., Weis, Judith S. (June 2008). Increased Abundance of Snails And Trematode Parasites of Fundulus heteroclitus (L.) in Restored New Jersey Wetlands. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 16 (3), 173-182. MDOC 2008-004 Abstract

Slater, L., Ntarlagiannis, D., Yee, N., O’Brien, M., Zhang, C., Williams, K.H. (March-April 2008). Electrodic Voltages in the Presence of Dissolved Sulfide: Implications For Monitoring Natural Microbial Activity. Geophysics, 73 (2), F65-F70. MDOC 2008-001. Abstract

Tsipoura, N., Burger, J., Feltes, R.,Yacabucci, J., Mizrahi, D.S., Jeitner, C., Gochfeld, M. (June 2008). Metal Concentrations in Three Species of Passerine Birds Breeding in the Hackensack Meadowlands of New Jersey. Environmental Research, 107 (2), 218-228. MDOC  2008-008 Abstract

Yang, J., Artigas, F.J., Wang, Y.(2008). Mapping Salt Marsh Vegetation Using Hyperspectral Imagery. In W. Ji (ed) Wetland and Water Resource Modeling and Assessment: A Watershed Perspective, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. CIRC GB622.W48 2008  Preview

Yang, J., Artigas, F.J.(September 2008). Estimating Impervious Surfaces Area of Urban Watersheds Using ASTER Data Journal of Environmental Informatics, 12 (1), 1-8.  MDOC 2008-011  Abstract

 

Reports:

Lioy, P.J., Georgopoulos, P.G., Isukapalli, S., Tang, X., Weisel, C., Wang, S.W. (2008). Studying Baseline Quality of Ambient and Personal Air Within the New Jersey Meadowlands District: Final Report (Draft), 1. Air Pollution Measurement Components, 2. Modeling Components. MDOC  2008-005

Lioy, P.J., Weisel, C., Georgopoulos, P.G., Wang, S.W.,Tang, X., Isukapalli, S. (2008). Studying Baseline Quality of Ambient and Personal Air Within the New Jersey Meadowlands District: Final Report; 1. Air Pollution Measurement Components; 2. Modeling Components.  MDOC  2008-006 Report

Tsipoura, N., Mylecraine, K.,  Ruskin, K. (2008). Ecology of Colonial Wading Birds Foraging in the Meadowlands District: 2008 Final Report.

 

Conference Presentations:

Artigas, F., Pechmann, I. (April 7-9, 2008). Balloon Imagery for Assessing Wetland Sites and Invasive Species Distribution. Mid-Atlantic Chapter of URISA’s 14th Regional GIS Conference. Burlington County College, Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Abstract

Artigas, F., Pechmann, I., Yang, J. (November 6-8, 2008). Determining Wetland Sediment Chemical Condiditions Using Hypespectral Remote Sensing. 60th Anniversary Meeting of the Atlantic Estuarine Research Society. Fairfax, Virginia.

Elefante, D., Marti, A. (April 28-May 2, 2008). Sewer and Stormwater Mapping: A Regional Approach to Municipal Information Sharing. New Jersey Water Environment Association 93rd Annual Conference and Exposition. Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Elefante, D., Yadlovski, E., Mujeeb, A. (April 7-9, 2008). Benefits of a GIS in Emergency Management, Planning and Response: An Update on NJMC’s ERIS Program. Mid-Atlantic Chapter of URISA’s 14th Regional GIS Conference. Burlington County College, Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Abstract

Elefante, D. (April 7-9, 2008). Monitoring Land Use Change in an Urban/Brownfield Landscape Using ArcIMS. Mid-Atlantic Chapter of URISA’s 14th Regional GIS Conference. Burlington County College, Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Abstract

Jain, A., Artigas, F., Hobble, C., Pechmann, I. (May 19-21, 2008). Modeling of Sediment Chemistry and Biometric Measurements Based on Remote-Sensor Images. Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics, FACM ’08. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey.

Jung, K., Shin, J.Y., Artigas, F. (June 24-27, 2008). Characteristics of Ambient Particulate Pollutants Near a Heavily Trafficked New Jersey Turnpike (Poster Presentation). A&WMA’S 101st Annual Conference. Portland, Oregon. Poster  Abstract

Konsevick, E.  (October 16 -18, 2008). Environmental Geology of the New Jersey Meadowlands District.  GANJ XXV  Environmental and Engineering Geology of Northeastern New Jersey, Geological Association of New Jersey 2008 Annual Conference and Field Trip. Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey.

Konsevick, E. (September 12, 2008). Direct to the Web: MERI’s Water Quality Data Management/Data Exchange System. Measuring What Counts for Clean and Plentiful Water, NJWMCC Meeting. Trenton, New Jersey.

Marti, A., Artigas, F., Elefante, D., Martin, J. (April 7-9, 2008). Mapping Sewer and Storm-Water Pipelines: A Case Study an a Regional Approach to Equipment Sharing. Mid-Atlantic Chapter of URISA’s 14th Regional GIS Conference. Burlington County College, Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Abstract

McClary,  M. Jr., Benzecry, A., Bentivegna, C.S. (October 16, 2008). Effects of a Clay Cap on Contaminants in Water, Sediments, Plants and Macroinvertebrates of Kearny MarshThird Passaic River Symposium. Montclair State University, Montclair New Jersey.

Pechmann, I., Artigas, F. (October 16, 2008). Balloon Imagery Verification of Remotely Sensed Phragmites Australis Expansion in Wetlands of the Hackensack Meadowlands. Third Passaic River Symposium. Montclair State University, Montclair New Jersey. Abstract

Song, F., Xia, L., Jusino-Atresino, R., Thuman, C., Gao, Y. (December 15-19, 2008). Particle-size Distributions and Elemental Composition of Particulate Matter Observed in the Vicinity of Highways in the US East CoastAGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA. Abstract

Yadlovski, E., Elefante, D. (April 7-9, 2008). Utilizing Google Earth for Emergency Management. Mid-Atlantic Chapter of URISA’s 14th Regional GIS Conference. Burlington County College, Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

Yang, J., Artigas, F., Venugopal, G. (July 3-11, 2008). Characterization of Salt-Marsh Vegetation by Integrating LiDAR and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. The XXI Congress – The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Beijing, China.

Published Works:

Mansoor, N., Slater, L. (January-February 2007). On the Relationship Between Iron Concentration and Induced Polarization in Marsh Soils. Geophysics, 72 (1), A1-A5. MDOC 2007-007. Abstract  Abstract

Reinfelder, J.R., Cardona-Marek, T., Schaefer, J.K., Ellickson, K.M., Barkay, T. (December 2007). Mercury Speciation, Reactivity, and Bioavailability in a Highly Contaminated Estuary, Berry’s Creek, New Jersey Meadowlands. Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (24), 8268-8274. MDOC 2007-013. Abstract

Reports:

Gao, Y., Song, F. (2007). Characterization of Atmospheric Nitrogen Oxides over the Meadowlands: Year One Project Report. MDOC 2007-004. Report

Gao, Y., Song, F. (2007). Characterization of Atmospheric Nitrogen Oxides over the Meadowlands: Supplement to Year One Project Report. MDOC 2007-005.  Report

Kiviat, E., Barbour, J.G., Schmidt, R.E. (2007). Monitoring Biological Diversity in the Hackensack Meadowlands. MDOC 2007-009.  Report

Konsevick, E., Bragin, A. B. (2007). Chemical Characteristics of Sediment Collected as Part of the Fishery Resource Inventory of the Lower Hackensack River Within the Hackensack Meadowlands District: A Comparative Study 2001-2003 & 1987-1988. MDOC 2007-025. Report

Mizrahi, D.S., Tsipoura, N., Witkowski, K., Bisignano, M. (2007). Avian Abundance and Distribution in the New Jersey Meadowlands District: The Importance of Habitat, Landscape and Disturbance. MDOC 2007-026. Report

Russell, G.J., Rosales, A. (2007). Sociability Leads to Instability: A Metapopulation Model for Colonial Species. MDOC 2007-008. Report

Tsipoura, N., Mizrahi, D.S., Yacabucci, J. (2007). Contaminant Levels and Their Effects in Birds Breeding in the Hackensack Meadowlands: An Interim Report.MDOC 2007-029.

Weis, J.S., Bass, C.S. (2007). Parasite Effects on Host Behavior. MDOC 2007-011. Report

 

Conference Presentations:

Jain, A., Johnson, K., Artigas, F., Hobble, C. (February 22-23, 2007). Continuous Water Quality Data Modeling for Hackensack River. International Conference on Stormwater and Urban Water Systems Modeling. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. MDOC 2007-012.  Presentation

Published Works:

Artigas, F.J., Yang, J.S. (March 2006). Spectral Discrimination of Marsh Vegetation Types in the New Jersey Meadowlands, USA. Wetlands, 26(1), 271-277. MDOC 2006-008. Abstract

Mansoor, N., Slater, L., Artigas, F.J., Auken, E. (July-August 2006). High-resolution Geophysical Characterization of Shallow-water Wetlands. Geophysics, 71(4), B101-B109. MDOC 2006-006. Abstract  Article

Reports:

Kafkewitz, D., Holzapfel, C. (September 2006). Phenolics-oxidizing Enzymes of Invasive and Native Plant Roots. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. Report

Conference Presentations:

Agnoli, N., Elefante, D., Bakirtas, T. (March 15-16, 2006). Digital Mapping of Flood Incidents Signals: Beginning of Massive Initiative by the NJ Meadowlands Commission to Mitigate the District’s Flood Hazard. GIS: Something for Everyone, The MAC-URISA Regional GIS Conference. Piscataway, NJ.

Agnoli, N., Elefante, D. (October 26, 2006). Area’s First Regional Flood Mitigation Plan – Lessons Learned. New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management (NJAFM) Second Annual Conference. Somerset, NJ.

Artigas, F.,Marti, A., Pechmann, I., Yao, N. (September 26, 2006). Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Assessing the Trophic Conditions of an Urban Estuary. 7th Coastal and Estuarine Shallow Water Science and Management Conference. Atlantic City, NJ. Conference Web Site

Elefante, D., Artigas, F., Aydiner, A.S. (March 15-16, 2006). Managing Spatial Data: A Paradigm Shift in GIS Management in the Meadowlands District of New Jersey. GIS: Something for Everyone, The MAC-URISA Regional GIS Conference. Piscataway, NJ. Program and Abstracts

Elefante, D., Artigas, F., Yadlovski, E., Mujeeb, A., Marti, A. (August 7-11, 2006). Sharing Municiple GIS Resources: A Regional Approach for the New Jersey Meadowlands District. 2006 ESRI International User Conference. San Diego, CA. Conference Paper

Konsevick, E. (April 21, 2006). Hackensack River Sediments: 2003 Snapshot. The Hackensack River Symposium 2006. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ.

Marshall, S.G., Marshall, T.A. (October 13, 2006). An Environmental History of the Harrison Reach of the Lower Passaic River, 1666-2006. Second Passaic River Symposium: Progress and Challenges. Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ. Program and Abstracts

Pechmann, I., Artigas, F. (October 23, 2006). The Effects of Salinity and Sediment Contaminants on the Green-Up Spectra of Phragmites australisEPA Region II and III, Ninth Annual Wetlands and Watersheds Workshop. Atlantic City, NJ.

Published Works: 

Artigas, F.J., Yang, J.S. (December 2005). Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Marsh Species and Plant Vigor Gradients in the New Jersey Meadowlands.International Journal for Remote Sensing, 26(23), 5209-5220. MDOC 2005-025. Abstract

Ravit, B., Ehrenfeld, J.G., Haggblom, M.M. (June 2005). Salt Marsh Rhizosphere Affects Microbial Biotransformations of the Widespread Halogenated Contaminant Tetrabromobisphenol-A (TBBPA). Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 37(6), 1049-1057. MDOC 2005-004 Abstract

Robertson, T., Weis, J.S. (March 2005). A Comparison of Epifaunal Communities Associated With the Stems of Salt Marsh Grasses Phragmites australis and Spartina alterniflora. Wetlands, 25(1), 1-7. MDOC 2005-026 Abstract

Shin, J.Y., Cheney, M.A. (2005). Abiotic Dealkylation and Hydrolysis of Atrazine by Birnessite. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 24(6), 1353-1360. MDOC 2005-010 Abstract

Weis, J.S. (2005). Diet and Food Web Support of the White Perch, Morone americana, in the Hackensack Meadowlands of New Jersey. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 74(1), 109-113. MDOC 2005-013 Abstract

Weis, P., Barrett, K.R., Proctor, T., Bopp, R.F. (November 2005). Studies of a Contaminated Brackish Marsh in the Hackensack Meadowlands of Northeastern New Jersey: An Assessment of Natural Recovery. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 50(11), 1405-1415. MDOC 2005-024  Abstract

 

Reports:

Able, K. (2005). The Influence of Low Dissolved Oxygen on Predatory Fishes: Comparisons between Restored and Impacted Marsh Creeks in the Hackensack Meadowlands.

Bragin, A.B., Misuik, J., Woolcott, C.A., Barrett, K.R., Justino-Atrensino, R. (May 2005). A Fishery Resource Inventory of the Lower Hackensack River Within the Hackensack Meadowlands District: A Comparative Study 2001-2003 vs. 1987-1988. MDOC 2005-015 Report

Mitra, S. (2005). Continuous Monitoring of Air Toxins (Evaluation and Installation of Instrumentation for Continuous monitoring of VOC’s at Meadowlands).

Rutgers Environmental Research Clinic (November 23, 2005). Kearny Marsh Restoration Project Preliminary Report. Submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. MDOC 2005-017

Weis, J.S. (January 2005). White Perch (Morone americana): Diet and Food Web Support in the Hackensack Meadowlands. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.  MDOC 2005-005 Report

Weis, P. (November 2005). Evaluation of the Form of Speciation of Mercury in Hackensack Meadowlands White Perch. Final Report to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. MDOC 2005-018 Report

Weis, P. (January 2005). Contaminants in Fish of the Hackensack Meadowlands. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. MDOC 2005-003 Report Appendices 1-3b   Appendices 3c

 

Conference Presentations:

Adam, N., Artigas, F., Atluri, V., Chun S., Konsevick, E. (March 9, 2005). Geospatial Tool for Managing the Ecological Risk of the Contaminated Wetlands Sediments. Coastal GeoTools ’05. Myrtle Beach, SC. Conference Proceedings

Artigas, F., Yang, J., Ceberio, R., Bora, I., Bulmer, E. (March 7-10, 2005). Detection of Wetland Vegetation and Vegetation Change Using High Resolution Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. Coastal GeoTools ’05. Myrtle Beach, SC. Conference Proceedings

Chun, S., Adam, N., Artigas, F. (November 24-26, 2005). Mobile Web for Environmental Information Guide: Case for New Jersey Meadowlands Commission.Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems for a Ubiquitous Society, KMIS 2005 p. 236-239. Jeju Island, S. Korea.

Georgopoulos, P.G., Wang, S.W., Lahoti, N., Tong, S., Li, W., Isukapalli, S., Lioy, P.J. (December 19, 2005). Study of Baseline Quality of Ambient and Personal Air Within the New Jersey Meadowlands District: Modeling Components (Poster Presentation). Ozone Research Center Science Workshop 2005 – Air Quality, Human Exposure and Emission Controls: “One-Atmosphere” Approach. Piscataway, NJ.

Molato, A. (November 2-4, 2005). Management, Integration & Growth: CityView at the NJMC. 2005 Municipal Software CityView User Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

Reichmuth, J.M., MacDonald, J.A., Glover, T., Weis, J.S. (July 18-22, 2005). Environmental Factors and Aggression: Does a Blue Crab’s (Callinectes Sapidus) Habitat Make It Mean? (Poster Presentation). Sixth International Crustacean Congress. University of Glasgow, Scotland UK.

Yang, J., Artigas, F., Wang, Y. (June 27-29, 2005). Salt Marsh Vegetation and Invasive Species Mapping in New Jersey Meadowlands Using Hyperspectral AISA Imagery. Proceedings of the International Conference on Poyang Lake Complex Environment System. Nanchang, Jiangxi, China.

Yang, J., Artigas, F., Wang, Y. (March 7-11, 2005). Mapping Impervious Surface for New Jersey Watershed Management Area 5 Using Aster Imagery. ASPRS 2005 Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.

Published Works:

Adam, N., Atluri, V., Guo, D., Yu, S. (2004). Challenges in Environmental Data Warehousing and Mining. In H. Kargupta, A. Joshi, K. Sivakumar, and Y. Yesha (Eds.), Data Mining: Next Generation Challenges and Future Directions. Cambridge, MA: MIT/AAAI Press.  CIRC  QA 76.9.D343 D3835 2004

Artigas, F., Yang, J. (2004). Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Habitat Heterogeneity Between Tide-restricted and Tide-open Areas in New Jersey Meadowlands. Urban Habitats, 2(1) MDOC 2004-037 Article

Bentivegna, C.S., Alfano, J., Bugel, S.M., Czechowicz, K. (2004). Influence of Sediment Characteristics on Heavy Metal Toxicity in an Urban Marsh. Urban Habitats, 2(1) MDOC 2004-036  Article

Schaefer, J.K., Yagi, J., Reinfelder, John R., Cardona, T., Ellickson, K.M., Tell-Or, S., Barkay, T. (2004). Role of the Bacterial Organomercury Lyase (MerB) in Controlling Methylmercury Accumulation in Mercury-Contaminated Natural Waters. Environmental Science & Technology, 38(16), 4304-4311. MDOC 2004-043  Abstracts

Weis, J.S., Weis, P. (2004). Metal Uptake, Transport and Release by Wetland Plants: Implications for Phytoremediation and Restoration. Environment International, 30(5), 685-700. MDOC 2004-030 Abstract

Weis, J.S., Skurnick, J., Weis, P. (2004). Studies of a Contaminated Brackish Marsh in the Hackensack Meadowlands of Northeastern New Jersey: Benthic Communities and Metal Contamination. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 49(11-12), 1025-1035. MDOC 2004-029  Abstract

Windham, L., Weis, J.S., Weis, P. (2004). Metal Dynamics of Plant Litter of Spartina Alterniflora and Phragmites Australis in Metal-Contaminated Salt Marshes. Part 1: Patterns of Decomposition and Metal Uptake. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry, 23(6), 1520-1528. MDOC 2004-052  Abstract

 

Reports:

Ashley, J., Zaoudeh, L., Velinsky, D.J. (August 5, 2004). Polychlorinated Biphenyl and Organochlorine Pesticide Concentrations in Fish and Sediment from the Lower Hackensack River and it’s Tributaries. Draft Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.

Barkay, T., Reinfelder, J. (June 2004). Factors Controlling Mercury Contamination in Berry’s Creek and Downstream Ecosystems. Draft Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. MDOC 2004-046  Report

Bentivegna, C.S. (July 7, 2004). Evaluating the Effects of Contamination at Kearny Marsh: Parts I-VII. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. MDOC 2004-047  Report

Czerwinski, C. (December 2004). Health and Reproduction of White Perch Morone americana from the Hackensack Meadowlands, NJ. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. MDOC 2004-025 Report

ENSR International. (March 2004). Screening Level Ecological Risk Assessment of Contamination in Wetlands Considered for Restoration in Hackensack Meadowlands District: Final Report.  Report Figures Tables Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E Appendix F

Mansoor, N.M., Slater, L. (June 1, 2004). Assessing and Monitoring Groundwater Contamination from Landfill Leachate in Kearny Marsh Using High-Resolution Geophysics. Grant Activity Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.  MDOC 2004-048  Report

Suntornvongsagul, K., Hahn, D. (June 2004). Effect of Heavy Metals on Interactions Between Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) and Spartina patens in a Restored Urban Salt Marsh in the Hackensack Meadowlands. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.  MDOC 2004-26  Report

United State Army Corps of Engineers (May 2004). Meadowlands Environmental Site Investigation Compilation (MESIC): Hudson-Raritan Estuary, Hackensack Meadowlands, New Jersey.  MDOC 2004-014  Report Executive Summary Table of Contents Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4

Weis, P. (November 5, 2004). Contaminants in Fish of the Hackensack Meadowlands (1.0). Draft Final Report, part 2 of 4, submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.

 

Conference Presentations:

Adam, N.R., Atluri, V., Chun, S.A., Paliwal, A., Ceberio, R., Bora, I., Artigas, F., Hobble, C. (October 25-28, 2004). SCIOP: Spatially Integrated Coastal Permitting Assistant: Technology Transfer and Adoption. Seventh Annual Watersheds & Wetlands Workshop. Atlantic City, NJ.

Artigas, F., Elefante D. (November 17-19, 2004). Connecting Communities in the Meadowlands Using Geographical Information Systems. New Jersey StateLeague of Municipalities, 89th Annual Conference. Atlantic City, NJ.

Artigas, F., Hobble, C. (November 1-4, 2004). Water Resources Information System for Watershed Management Area 5 of Northeastern New Jersey. American Water Resources Association’s 2004 Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.

Artigas, F., Lawlor, D. (April 24-28, 2004). Land Use Trends of a New Jersey Post-Industrial Landscape: 1969 to 2002. The American Planning Association’s 2004 National Planning Conference. Washington, DC.

Yang, J., Artigas, F. (March 2004). Vigor Gradients of Phragmites australis in the Meadowlands District. Conference of the Association of American Geographers. Philadelphia, PA.

Published Works:

Burke, D.J., Hamerlynck, E.P., Hahn, D. (2003). Interactions Between the Salt Marsh Grass Spartina Patens, Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Sediment Bacteria During the Growing Season. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 35(4), 501-511.  MDOC 2003-026  Abstract

Holowczak, R.D., Adam, N.R., Artigas, F.J., Bora, I. (2003). Data Warehousing in Environmental Digital Libraries. Communications of the ACM, 46(9) 172-178. MDOC 2003-010  Abstract

Ravit, B., Ehrenfeld, J.G., Haggblom, M.M. (April 2003). A Comparison of Sediment Microbial Communities Associated with Phragmites australis and Spartina alterniflora in Two Brackish Wetlands of New Jersey. Estuaries, 26(2B), 465-474.  MDOC 2003-007  Abstract   Article

Weis, J.S., Weis, P. (2003). Is the Invasion of the Common Reed, Phragmites Australis, Into Tidal Marshes of the Eastern US an Ecological Disaster? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 46(7), 816-820.  MDOC   Abstract

Weis, J.S., Windham, L., Weis, P. (2003). Patterns of Metal Accumulation in Leaves of the Tidal Marsh Plants Spartina alterniflora Loisel And Phragmites australis Cav. Trin Ex Steud. Over the Growing Season. Wetlands, 23(2), 459-465.  MDOC 2003-012  Abstract

Windham, L., Weis, J.S., Weis, P. (2003). Uptake and Distribution of Metals in Two Dominant Salt Marsh Macrophytes, Spartina alterniflora (Cordgrass) and Phragmites australis (Common Reed). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 56(1), 63-72.  MDOC 2003-008  Abstract

 

Reports:

 

Conference Presentations:

Adam, N., Artigas, F., Atluri, V., Bora, I., Ceberio, R., Chun, S., Paliwal, A. (July 13-17, 2003). Spatially Integrated Coastal Permitting System (SICOP). Proceedings of the 13th Biennial Costal Zone Conference. Baltimore, MD.  MDOC 2003-024  Conference Paper

Artigas, F. (June 3-4, 2003). Spectral Discrimination of Marsh Plant Types in the New Jersey Meadowlands. Alliance for Marine Remote Sensing (AMRS) Conference 2003: Hyperspectral Issues for Coastal Zone Environments. New Orleans, LA.  MDOC 2003-017 Conference Paper

Artigas, F. (January 6-9, 2003). Geographical Information Systems for Public Participation in the Coastal Planning of the Meadowlands District. Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial Coastal GeoTools Conference. Charleston, SC. Conference Paper

Atluri, V., Barrett, K., Artigas, F., Chun, S., Liu, L. (October 29, 2003). Secure Agency Interoperation for Effective Data Mining in Border Control and Homeland Security Applications (Poster Presentation). State of New Jersey Symposium on Homeland Security Research. Piscataway, NJ.

Atluri, V., Barrett, K., Artigas, F., Chun, S., Liu, L. (October 29, 2003). End to End Early Warning Decision Support System for Dinking Water Safety and Security(Poster Presentation). State of New Jersey Symposium on Homeland Security Research. Piscataway, NJ.

Atluri, V., Barrett, K., Artigas, F., Chun, S., Liu, L. (October 29, 2003). Interconnected Municipal Information for Home Land Security (Poster Presentation). State of New Jersey Symposium on Homeland Security Research. Piscataway, NJ.

Barrett, K., McBrien, M., Artigas, F. (October 9-10, 2003). Chemical and Biotic Assessment of a Degraded Brackish Marsh in the Hackensack Meadowlands.Meadowlands Symposium: A Scientific Symposium on the Hackensack Meadowlands. Lyndhurst, NJ.

Bragin, A.B., Misuik, J., Woolcott, G. (October 9-10, 2003). A Fisheries Resource Inventory of the Hackensack River (Poster Presentation). Meadowlands Symposium: A Scientific Symposium on the Hackensack Meadowlands. Lyndhurst, NJ.

Bragin, A.B., Woolcott, G., Misuik, J. (April 2003). A Fisheries Resource Inventory of the Hackensack Meadowlands. Presented at The New Jersey Academy of Science. Madison, NJ.

Yao, N., Artigas, F. (October 9-10, 2003). Spectral Characteristics of Inter-Tidal Mud Flats in Impoundments at Low and High Tide. Meadowlands Symposium: A Scientific Symposium on the Hackensack Meadowlands. Lyndhurst, NJ.

Published Works:

Bart, D., Hartman, J.M. (2002). Environmental Constraints on Early Establishment of Phragmites Australis in Salt Marshes. Wetlands, 22(2), 201-213.  MDOC 2002-010  Abstract

Burke, D.J., Hamerlynck, E.P., Hahn, D. (2002). Interactions Among Plant Species and Microorganisms in Salt Marsh Sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 68(3), 1157-1164.  MDOC 2002-002   Abstract

Holowczak, R.D., Artigas, F.J., Chun, S.A., Cho, J., Stone, H.S. (2002). An Experimental Study on Content-Based Image Classification for Satellite Image Databases. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 40(6), 1338-1347.  MDOC 2002-024   Abstract

Weis, J.S., Windham, L., Santiago-Bass, C., Weis, P. (2002). Growth, Survival, and Metal Content of Marsh Invertebrates Fed Diets of Detritus from Spartina Alterniflora Loisel. and Phragmites Australis Cav. Trin. Ex Steud. from Metal-Contaminated and Clean Sites. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 10(1), 71-84.  MDOC 2002-025  Abstract

 

Reports:

Cai, H., Hahn, D. (March 2002). Assessing Microbial Indicators for Heavy Metal Contamination Using Automated Image Analysis. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.  MDOC 2002-006  Report

Polyak, B., Marks, R.S. (October 2002). Fiber Optic Reca Lux Sensor and Genotoxicity Biosensing of Samples Collected at HMDC Sites: Final Report for 2001-2002. Final Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute. MDOC 2002-034  Report

Ravit, B., Ehrenfeld, J. (September 17, 2002). Microbial Community Structure of Salt Marsh Macrophyte Rhizosphere as an Indicator of Contamination. Project Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.  MDOC 2002-018

Conference Presentations:

Adam, N., Atluri, V., Guo, D., Yu, S. (November 1-3, 2002). Knowledge Discovery for Scientific Data. National Science Foundation Workshop On Next Generation Data Mining (NGDM’02). Baltimore, MD.

Adam, N.R., Artigas, F.J., Atluri, V., Chun, S.A., Mazzoleni, P. (May 19-22, 2002). Customized Visualization of GeoSpatial Government Regulations. National Science Foundation Conference on Digital-Government, dg.o 2002. Los Angeles, CA. Project Demo

Artigas, F. (October 21-23, 2002). Wetland Vegetation Reflectance Variability. Fifth Wetlands Workshop. Office of Environmental Programs, U.S. EPA, Region III.Atlantic City, NJ.

Artigas, F. (September 11, 2001 (Rescheduled for January 24, 2002)). A Coastal Decision Support System for the Hackensack Meadowlands. Third Annual Who’s Doing What in New York Harbor Conference Proceedings. New York, NY.

Atluri, V., Mazzoleni, P. (July 2002). A Uniform Indexing Scheme for Geo-spatial Data and Authorizations. 16th IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Database Security. Cambridge, UK. Conference Paper

Barrett, K., Mirza, A., Holowczak, R. (May 19-23, 2002). An Automated Validation and Alert System for Continuous, Real-Time Environmental MonitoringNational Water Quality Monitoring Conference. Madison, WI. Report

Bragin, A.B., Woolcott, G, Misuik, J. (April 4-6, 2002). A Fisheries Resource Inventory of the Hackensack Meadowlands. Atlantic Estuarine Research Society (AERS) Spring Meeting. University of Delaware, Lewes, DE.

Konsevick, E., Barrett, K., Hobble, C. (November 3-7, 2002). Effects of Drought on Water Quality in the Lower Hackensack River (abstract). Annual Conference of The Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Section -American Water Resources Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Published Works:

Windham, L., Weis, J. S., Weis, P. (2001). Patterns and Processes of Mercury Release From Leaves of Two Dominant Salt Marsh Macrophytes, Phragmites australis and Spartina alterniflora. Estuaries, 24(6A), 787-795.  MDOC 2001-009 Article  Abstract

Reports:

Ghirardini, C., Chun, S.A., Atluri, V. (April 18, 2001). CIMIC Satellite Image Database: Multi-Dimensional Indexing for Efficient Retrieval. Report submitted to the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute.  MDOC 2001-001

Thesis:

Wong, M.C. (June 2001). Land Use Changes in the Meadowlands. M.S. Thesis. Prepared under the direction of Dr. Jean Marie Hartman, Graduate School-New Brunswick, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ, USA.  MDOC 2002-032

Conference Presentations:

Adam, N.R., Artigas, F., Atluri, V., Chun, S.A., Colbert, S., Degeratu, M., Ebeid, A., Hatzivassiloglou, V., Holowczak, R., Marcopolus, O., Mazzoleni, P., Rayner, W., Yesha, Y. (May 21-23, 2001). E-Government: Human-Centered Systems for Business Services. National Science Foundation Conference on Digital-Government, dg.o 2001. Redondo Beach, CA.  MDOC 2001-016  Conference Proceedings

Artigas, F., Bora, I., Ceberio, R. (July 15-19, 2001). A Coastal Decision Support System for the Hackensack Meadowlands. Proceedings of the 12th. Biennial Coastal Zone Conference. Cleveland, OH.

Artigas, F.J., Ceberio, R., Bora, I. (January 8-11, 2001). The Hackensack Meadowlands Coastal Management Decision Support System. Proceedings of the 2nd. Biennial Coastal GeoTools ’01 Conference. Charleston, SC.  Abstract

Artigas, F.J., Barrett, K.R., Holowczak, R. (January 7-9, 2001). Digital Meadowlands: A Web-based Decision Support System for an Urban Estuarine Watershed.Integrated Decision-Making for Watershed Management Symposium: Processes and Tools. Chevy Chase, MD.  Comp File   TC 409.I58 2001

Ghirardini, C., Chun, S.A., Atluri, V., Kamel, I., Adam, N.R. (September 3-7, 2001). A Study on the Indexing of Satellite Images at NASA Regional Application Center. Proceedings, 12th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2001). Munich, Germany. Abstract

Holowczak, R., Chun, S., Artigas, F., Atluri, V. (November 9-10, 2001). Customized Geospatial Workflows for E-government Services. ACM-GIS 2001, The Ninth ACM International Symposium on Advances in Geographic Information Systems. Atlanta, GA.  Abstract

Published Works:

Barrett, K.R. (2000). Urban Stormwater Management and Nonpoint Source Pollution Control. In Jay H. Lehr, Janet K. Lehr (Eds.), Standard Handbook of Environmental Science, Health and Technology. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. pp 9.42-9.76

Barrett, K.R. , McBrien, M.A. (2000). Wetlands. In Jay H. Lehr, Janet K. Lehr (Eds.), Standard Handbook of Environmental Science, Health and Technology. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. pp 19.20-19.47

Bart, D., Hartman, J.M. (2000). Environmental Determinants of Phragmites Australis Expansion in a New Jersey Salt Marsh: An Experimental Approach. Oikos: An International Journal Of Ecology, 89(1), 59-69.  MDOC 2000-023   Abstract

Burke, D.J., Weis, J.S., Weis, P. (2000). Release of Metals by the Leaves of the Salt Marsh Grasses Spartina Alterniflora and Phragmites Australis. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 51(2), 153-159.  MDOC 2000-026   Abstract

Weis, J.S., Weis, P. (2000). Behavioral Responses and Interactions of Estuarine Animals With an Invasive Marsh Plant: A Laboratory Analysis. Biological Invasions, 2(4), 305-314.  MDOC 2000-008  Abstract

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Thesis:

Granger, E.A.M.S. (May 2000). An In Situ Study of Organic Contamination Using Induced Polarization. M.S. Thesis. Prepared under the direction of Dr. Samuel Peavy, Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Newark, NJ, USA.

Conference Presentations:

Artigas, F.J., Bora, I. (April 2000). A Paradigm Shift and the New Role of Geographical Information Systems in Public Administration. Proceedings of the Visions 2000 American Society of Public Administrators Conference. San Diego, CA.

Artigas, F.J., Holowczak, R. (March 19, 2000). Asthma Distribution Patterns and Their Relationship With the Urban Landscape and Social Conditions In Newark NJ. International Health Geographics Conference. Chevy Chase, MD.

Artigas, F.J., (March 14, 2000). A Decision Support System for the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission. MAC URISA/ NJ SMAC 2000 Conference. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Published Works:

Barrett, K.R., (1999). Ecological Engineering in Water Resources: The Benefits of Collaborating with Nature. Water International: The Journal of the International Water Resources Association. 24(3), 182-188.  MDOC 1999-005   Abstract

Reports:

 

Conference Presentations:

Artigas, F.J. (September 22-24, 1999). Updating GIS Land Use Attributes from Surface Texture Information Using SIR-C Images. U.S. EPA, Environmental Problem Solving with Geographical Information Systems: A National Conference. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Barrett, K.R., Holowczak, R., Artigas, F.J. (December 5-9, 1999). A Database of Environmental Documents about an Urban Estuary, with a WWW-based Geographical Interface. Symposium on Water Resources and the World Wide Web, Proceedings. American Water Resources Association. Seattle, WA.  Conference Paper

Weis, J.S. (September 1999). Nutritional Value of Different Marsh Plants to Key Estuarine Invertebrates. Biannual Meeting of the Estuarine Research Federation.New Orleans, LA.

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Conference Presentations:

Adam, N.R., Artigas, F., Bora, I., Holowczak, R. (April 22-24, 1998). Data Warehousing in Environmental Digital Libraries. IEEE-CS Advances in Digital Libraries Conference (ADL’98). Santa Barbara, CA.

Artigas F., Adam, N. (1998). Digital Meadowlands: A Prototype. Proceedings of the Association of Public Administrators Conference (ASPA ). Seattle, WA.