Fall 2013 Resources and Publications

The Conservation Applications of LiDAR training program materials have been augmented with lecture videos and additional GIS exercises prepared by Andy Jenks of the UM Department of Forest Resources. All training materials for the program are freely available at tsp.umn.edu or through the state MnGeo website at www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/elevation/lidar.html

Wastewater indicator compounds in wastewater effluent, surface water, and bed sediment in the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and implications for water resources and aquatic biota, Minnesota and Wisconsin, 2007-08
2012. Tomasek, Abigail A., K. E. Lee and D. Hansen.

The U.S. Geological Survey and the National Park Service cooperated on a study to determine the occurrence of wastewater indicator compounds including nutrients; organic wastewater compounds (OWCs), such as compounds used in plastic components, surfactant metabolites, antimicrobials, fragrances, and fire retardants; and pharmaceuticals in the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway in Minnesota and Wisconsin. http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20115208

Sustainability of Minnesota’s water resources
Swackhamer, D.L. 2013. William Mitchell Law Review, in press

Finding a path to sustainable water management: where we’ve been, where we need to go
Enzler, S.A., S. S. Rhees, and D.L. Swackhamer. 2013. William Mitchell Law Review, in press.

Book Review. DDT and the American Century by David Kinkela
Swackhamer, D.L. Chemical and Engineering News, March 4, 2013, pp 54-55.

Fate and transport of halogenated PBTs: We’ve come a long way, baby
Swackhamer, D.L. 2013. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, in press