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2005

Besse, R.E., Van Metre, P.C., and Wilson, J.T., 2005, Distribution and sources of polychlorinated biphenyls in Woods Inlet, Lake Worth, Forth Worth, Texas, 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 20055064, 40 p.

2004

Van Metre, P.C. and Mahler, B.J., 2004, Contaminant trends in reservoir sediment cores as records of influent stream quality: Environ. Sci. Technol., v. 38, p. 2978-2986.
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Van Metre, P.C. and Wilson, J.T., 2004, Immunoassay screening of sediment cores for polychlorinated biphenyls, Devil's Swamp Lake near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 20041397, 15 p.

Van Metre, P.C., Wilson, J.T., Fuller, C.C., Callender, Edward, and Mahler, B.J., 2004, Collection, Analysis, and Age-Dating of Sediment Cores From 56 U.S. Lakes and Reservoirs Sampled by the U.S. Geological Survey, 19922001:U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 20045184, p. 180, 1 app.

2003

Harwell, G.R., Van Metre, P.C., Wilson, J.T., and Mahler, B.J., 2003, Spatial distribution and trends in trace elements, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, organochlorine pesticides, and polychlorinated biphenyls in Lake Worth sediment, Forth Worth, TX: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 034269, 56 p.

Mahler, B.J. and Van Metre, P.C., 2003, A simplified approach for monitoring hydrophobic organic contaminants associated with suspended sediment: methodology and applications: Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., v. 44, p. 288-297.

Van Metre, P.C., Jones, S.A., Moring, J.B., Mahler, B.J., and Wilson, J.T., 2003, Chemical quality of water, sediment, and fish in Mountain Creek Lake, Dallas, Texas, 1994-97: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 034082, 69 p.

Van Metre, P.C. and Mahler, B.J., 2003, The contribution of particles washed from rooftops to contaminant loading to urban streams: Chemosphere, v. 52, p. 1727-1741.

Van Metre, P.C. and Wilson, J.T., 2003, Chapter 15 - Sediment-core Samples, In: (ed. Paul F. Schuster) Water and Sediment Quality in the Yukon River Basin, Alaska, During Water Year 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-427, p. 67-114.

Van Metre, P.C., Wilson, J.T., Harwell, G.R., Gary, M.O., Heitmuller, F.T., and Mahler, B.J., 2003, Occurrence, trends, and sources in particle-associated contaminants in selected streams and lakes in Forth Worth, TX: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 034169, 154 p.

Wilson, J.T., 2003, Occurrence of and trends in selected sediment-associated contaminants in Caddo Lake, East Texas, 1940-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 034253, 88 p.

2002

Mahler, B.J., Van Metre, P.C., and Miranda, R.M., 2002, Occurrence of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) on Suspended Sediment in the Donna Canal, Hidalgo County, Texas, 1999-2001: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 016-02, 4p.

2001

Mahler, B.J. and Van Metre, P.C, 2001, Effects of Oil and Gas Production on Lake Meredith Sediments, 1964-99  U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 072-01, 6 p. (Introduction)

2000

Callender, E., and Rice, K.C., 2000, The Urban Environmental Gradient:  Anthropogenic Influences on the Spatial and Temporal Distributions of Lead and Zinc in Sediments:  Environmental Science & Technology, v. 34, no. 2, p. 232-238. (PDF 99Kb)

Naftz, D.L., Stephens, D.W., Callender, E., and Van Metre, P.C., 2000, Reconstructing Historical Changes in the Environmental Health of Watersheds by Using Sediment Cores from Lakes and Reservoirs in Salt Lake Valley, Utah:  U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-164-00, 6 p. (PDF 753Kb)

Van Metre, P.C., Mahler, B.J., and Furlong, E.T., 2000, Urban Sprawl Leaves Its PAH Signature: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 34, no. 19, p. 4064-4070. (PDF 108Kb)

Wilson, J.T. and Van Metre, P.C., 2000, Deposition and chemistry of bottom sediments in Cochiti Lake, north-central New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 994258, 36 p.

1999

Ging, P.B., Van Metre, P.C., and Callender, E., 1999, Bottom Sediments of Lorence Creek Lake, San Antonio, Texas, Reflect Contaminant Trends in an Urbanizing Watershed: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-149-99, 4 p. (HTML document)

Van Metre, P.C., and Mahler, B.J., 1999, Town Lake Bottom Sediments:  A Chronicle of Water-Quality Changes in Austin, Texas, 1960-98:  U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-183-99, 6 p.

1998

Van Metre, P.C., Wilson, J.T., Callender, E., and Fuller, C.C., 1998, Similar Rates of Decrease of Persistent, Hydrophobic and Particle-Reactive Contaminants in Riverine Systems: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 32, no. 21, p. 3312-3317. (PDF 94Kb)

Van Metre. P.C., Mahler, B.J., and Callender, E., 1998, Trends in Organochlorine and Radionuclide concentrations in the upper Rio Grande based on sediment core analyses from Elephant Butte Reservoir, New Mexico: International Journal of Sediment Research, v. 13, no. 4, p. 1-11. (Abstract)

1997

Bradbury, J.P., and Van Metre, P.C., 1997, A land-use and water-quality history of White Rock Lake Reservoir, Dallas, Texas, based on paleolimnological analysis: Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 17, p. 227-237. (Abstract)

Callender, E., and Van Metre, P.C., 1997, Reservoir Sediment Cores Show U.S. Lead Declines: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 31, no. 9, p. 424A-428A. (Abstract)

Kalkhoff, S.J., and Van Metre, P.C., 1997, Organochlorine Compounds in a Sediment Core from Coralville Reservoir: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-129-97, 4 p. (HTML document)

Van Metre, P.C., and Callender, E., 1997, Water-quality trends in White Rock Creek Basin from 1912-1994 identified using sediment cores from White Rock Lake Reservoir, Dallas, Texas: Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 17, p. 239-249. (Abstract)

Van Metre, P.C., Callender, E., and Fuller, C.C., 1997, Historical Trends in Organochlorine Compounds in River Basins Identified Using Sediment Cores from Reservoirs: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 31, no. 8, p. 2339-2344. (PDF 185Kb)

1996

Van Metre, P.C., and Callender, E., 1996, Identifying water-quality trends in the Trinity River, Texas, USA, 1962-1992, using sediment cores from Lake Livingston: Environmental Geology, v. 28, no. 4, p. 190-200. (Abstract)

Van Metre, P.C., Land, L.F., and Braun, C.L., 1996, Water-Quality Trends Using Sediment Cores from White Rock Lake, Dallas, Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-217-96, 4 p. (PDF 478Kb)

Van Metre, P.C., Mahler, B.J., and Callender, E., 1997, Water-Quality Trends in the Rio Grande / Rio Bravo Basin Using Sediment Cores from Reservoirs: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-221-96, 8 p. (PDF 739Kb)


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