Journal Papers - Impacts on Ecosystems

1. Armstead, M. Y., L. Bitzer-Creathers, and M. Wilson. 2016. "The effects of elevated specific conductivity on the chronic toxicity of mining influenced streams using ceriodaphnia dubia."  PLoS ONE 11 (11):1-16. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165683. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

2. Becker, D. A., P. B. Wood, M. P. Strager, and C. Mazzarella. 2015. "Impacts of mountaintop mining on terrestrial ecosystem integrity: identifying landscape thresholds for avian species in the central Appalachians, United States."  Landscape Ecology 30:339-356. doi: 10.1007/s10980-014-0134-8. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

3. Kirby, L., S. Sweeten, and J. R. Craynon. 2013. "Exploring benthic impairment and total dissolved solids in the Dumps Creek Watershed." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Waste and Water Management.

4. Maxwell, A. E., and M. P. Strager. 2013. "Assessing landform alterations induced by mountaintop mining."  Natural Science 5 (2A):229-237. doi: 10.4236/ns.2013.52A034. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

5. Maxwell, A. E., M. P. Strager, T. A. Warner, N. P. Zégre, and C. B. Yuill. 2014. "Comparison of NAIP orthophotography and RapidEye satellite imagery for mapping of mining and mine reclamation."  GIScience and Remote Sensing 51 (3):301-320. doi: 10.1080/15481603.2014.912874. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

6. Maxwell, A. E., M. P. Strager, C. B. Yuill, and J. T. Petty. 2012. "Modeling critical forest habitat in the southern coal fields of West Virginia."  International Journal of Ecology 2012:1-10. doi: 10.1155/2012/182683. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

7. Maxwell, A. E., T. A. Warner, M. P. Strager, J. F. Conley, and A. L. Sharp. 2015. "Assessing machine-learning algorithms and image- and lidar-derived variables for GEOBIA classification of mining and mine reclamation."  International Journal of Remote Sensing 36 (4):954-978. doi: 10.1080/01431161.2014.1001086. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

8. Maxwell, A. E., T. A. Warner, M. P. Strager, and M. Pal. 2014. "Combining RapidEye satellite imagery and Lidar for mapping of mining and mine reclamation."  Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 80 (2):179-189. doi: 10.14358/PERS.80.2.179. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

9. Merriam, E. R., J. T. Petty, M. P. Strager, A. E. Maxwell, and P. F. Ziemkiewicz. 2013. "Scenario analysis predicts context-dependent stream response to landuse change in a heavily mined central Appalachian watershed."  Freshwater Science 32 (4):1246-1259. doi: 10.1899/13-003.1. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

10. Merriam, E. R., J. T. Petty, M. P. Strager, A. E. Maxwell, and P. F. Ziemkiewicz. 2015a. "Complex contaminant mixtures in multistressor Appalachian riverscapes."  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34 (11):2603-2610. doi: 10.1002/etc.3101. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

11. Merriam, E. R., J. T. Petty, M. P. Strager, A. E. Maxwell, and P. F. Ziemkiewicz. 2015b. "Landscape-based cumulative effects models for predicting stream response to mountaintop mining in multistressor Appalachian watersheds."  Freshwater Science 34 (3):1006-1019. doi: 10.1086/681970. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

12. Petty, J. T., G. Gingerich, J. T. Anderson, and P. F. Ziemkiewicz. 2013. "Ecological function of constructed perennial stream channels on reclaimed surface coal mines."  Hydrobiologia 720:39-53. doi: 10.1007/s10750-013-1619-1. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

13. Sheng, Y., K. Bibby, C. Grettenberger, B. Kaley, J. L. Macalady, G. Wang, and W. D. Burgos. 2016. "Geochemical and temporal influences on the enrichment of acidophilic iron-oxidizing bacterial communities."  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82 (12):3611-3621. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00917-16. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

14. Strager, M. P., J. M. Strager, J. S. Evans, J. K. Dunscomb, B. J. Kreps, and A. E. Maxwell. 2015. "Combining a spatial model and demand forecasts to map future surface coal mining in Appalachia."  PLoS ONE 10 (6):1-25. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128813. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

Conference Papers - Impacts on Ecosystems

1. Armstead, M. Y., M. Wilson, L. Keller, J. Kinney, K. McGill, and E. Snyder. 2013. "Methods for evaluating the effects of a simulated mine effluent with elevated ionic concentration to field collected Benthic Macroinvertebrates." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

2. Monday, T., and R. C. Warner. 2013. "Screening-level specific conductivity testing of drill core strata." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

3. Petty, J. T., M. P. Strager, E. R. Merriam, and P. F. Ziemkiewicz. 2013. "Scenario analysis and the watershed futures planner: predicting future aquatic conditions in an intensively mined Appalachian watershed." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

4. Rowsey, K., M. Y. Armstead, and M. Wilson. 2015. "Development of culturing methods for native mayfly taxa for use in laboratory toxicity testing." 2nd Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Pittsburgh, PA, 20-23 Sep. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

5. Sweeten, S. E., and W. M. Ford. 2015. "Effects of microhabitat and land use on stream salamander abundance in the Southwest Virginia coalfields." 2nd Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Pittsburgh, PA, 20-23 Sep. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

6. Sweeten, S., J. Sweeten, J. R. Craynon, W. M. Ford, and S. Schoenholtz. 2013. "Evaluation of current measures of aquatic biological integrity in the Central Appalachian coalfields: efficacy and implications." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

7. Unrine, J. M., B. Collin, and R. C. Warner. 2013. "Selenium concentrations and solid-state chemical speciation in black shale associated with a West Virginia coal seam." Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, 14-18 Apr. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.

8. Wilson, M., M. Y. Armstead, and P. F. Ziemkiewicz. 2012. "A reproductive and trophic transfer study associated with selenium concentrations in the mud river watershed." 9th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, Ottawa, Ontario, 20-26 May. Research Area: Impacts on Ecosystems.