Collin A Eagles-Smith

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mercury bioaccumulation in estuarine wetland fishes: Evaluating habitats and risk to coastal wildlife
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis Research Group, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 193:147-55. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Rapid changes in small fish mercury concentrations in estuarine wetlands: implications for wildlife risk and monitoring programs
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:8658-64. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in fish diets and food web mercury bioaccumulation induced by an invasive planktivorous fish
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A213-26. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Mercury trophic transfer in a eutrophic lake: the importance of habitat-specific foraging
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A196-212. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Mercury bioaccumulation and risk to three waterbird foraging guilds is influenced by foraging ecology and breeding stage
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Environ Pollut 157:1993-2002. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Mercury demethylation in waterbird livers: dose-response thresholds and differences among species
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    Davis Field Station, Western Ecological Research Center, US Geological Survey, University of California, Davis, California 956161, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:568-77. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Mercury correlations among six tissues for four waterbird species breeding in San Francisco Bay, California, USA
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:2136-53. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Anthropogenic stressors and changes in the Clear Lake ecosystem as recorded in sediment cores
    Peter J Richerson
    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A257-83. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Spatiotemporal trends in fish mercury from a mine-dominated ecosystem: Clear Lake, California
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A177-95. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Mine-derived mercury: effects on lower trophic species in Clear Lake, California
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A158-76. 2008

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Mercury bioaccumulation in estuarine wetland fishes: Evaluating habitats and risk to coastal wildlife
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis Research Group, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 193:147-55. 2014
    ..30 μg/g wet weight) health, respectively. Our results suggest that despite managed wetlands' limited abundance within estuaries, they may be disproportionately important habitats of Hg risk to coastal wildlife. ..
  2. doi request reprint Rapid changes in small fish mercury concentrations in estuarine wetlands: implications for wildlife risk and monitoring programs
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:8658-64. 2009
    ..These results illustrate the importance of short-term temporal variation in small fish Hg concentrations for both Hg monitoring programs and assessing wildlife risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint Changes in fish diets and food web mercury bioaccumulation induced by an invasive planktivorous fish
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A213-26. 2008
    ..These results indicate that even transient perturbations of the structure of freshwater food webs can result in significant alterations in the bioaccumulation of Hg and that food webs in lakes can be highly resilient...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mercury trophic transfer in a eutrophic lake: the importance of habitat-specific foraging
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A196-212. 2008
    ..These results illustrate the importance of foraging habitat to Hg bioaccumulation and indicate that pelagic carbon can strongly subsidize the basal energy sources of benthic organisms...
  5. doi request reprint Mercury bioaccumulation and risk to three waterbird foraging guilds is influenced by foraging ecology and breeding stage
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Environ Pollut 157:1993-2002. 2009
    ..Our results highlight the importance of habitat and exposure timing, in addition to trophic position, on waterbird Hg bioaccumulation and risk...
  6. doi request reprint Mercury demethylation in waterbird livers: dose-response thresholds and differences among species
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    Davis Field Station, Western Ecological Research Center, US Geological Survey, University of California, Davis, California 956161, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:568-77. 2009
    ..Further, we provide strong evidence for a threshold of approximately 8.5 microg/g dry weight of THg in the liver where demethylation is initiated...
  7. doi request reprint Mercury correlations among six tissues for four waterbird species breeding in San Francisco Bay, California, USA
    Collin A Eagles-Smith
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:2136-53. 2008
    ..Finally, our results suggest that blood is an excellent, nonlethal predictor of Hg concentrations in internal tissues but that feathers are relatively poor indicators of Hg concentrations in internal tissues...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anthropogenic stressors and changes in the Clear Lake ecosystem as recorded in sediment cores
    Peter J Richerson
    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A257-83. 2008
    ..Increases in sediment deposition from increased earthmoving in the basin and sulfate loading from the mine are the most likely explanations for the dramatic changes seen in the post-1927 sections of the cores...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spatiotemporal trends in fish mercury from a mine-dominated ecosystem: Clear Lake, California
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A177-95. 2008
    ..These trends may be related to Hg or other lake-wide gradients such as distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mine-derived mercury: effects on lower trophic species in Clear Lake, California
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A158-76. 2008
    ..In addition, site-specific criteria should be established using the observed relationship between MeHg and observed ecological responses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mercury concentrations and space use of pre-breeding American avocets and black-necked stilts in San Francisco Bay
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Sci Total Environ 384:452-66. 2007
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  12. doi request reprint Landscape factors and hydrology influence mercury concentrations in wading birds breeding in the Florida Everglades, USA
    Garth Herring
    U S Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Sci Total Environ 458:637-46. 2013
    ..Further, these results suggest that Hg exposure in wading birds is driven by complex relationships between wading bird behavior and life stage, landscape hydrologic patterns, and biogeochemical processes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is Clear Lake methylmercury distribution decoupled from bulk mercury loading?
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A107-27. 2008
    ..e., TotHg) is not directly proportional to the critical form of Hg that is being bioaccumulated (i.e., MeHg)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mercury in abiotic matrices of Clear Lake, California: human health and ecotoxicological implications
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A128-57. 2008
    ..However, based on unique physical and chemical characteristics of the Clear Lake environment, MeHg toxicity may be significantly less than anticipated from the large inorganic Hg loading...
  15. doi request reprint Does mercury contamination reduce body condition of endangered California clapper rails?
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Environ Pollut 162:439-48. 2012
    ..Our results indicate the potential for detrimental effects of mercury contamination on endangered California clapper rails in tidal marsh habitats...
  16. doi request reprint Oxidative stress response of Forster's terns (Sterna forsteri) and Caspian terns (Hydroprogne caspia) to mercury and selenium bioaccumulation in liver, kidney, and brain
    David J Hoffman
    U S Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:920-9. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that THg concentrations induced oxidative stress in terns, and suggest that histopathological, immunological, and behavioral effects may occur in terns as reported in other species...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mercury residues and productivity in osprey and grebes from a mine-dominated ecosystem
    Daniel W Anderson
    Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A227-38. 2008
    ..The temporary declines observed in grebe and Osprey feather residues in the late 1990s, with coincidental improvements in reproductive performance, however, could not be attributed to remediation at the mine site...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mercury contamination and effects on survival of American avocet and black-necked stilt chicks in San Francisco Bay
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ecotoxicology 17:103-16. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Invertebrate mercury bioaccumulation in permanent, seasonal, and flooded rice wetlands within California's Central Valley
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:666-71. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint Mercury concentrations in blood and feathers of prebreeding Forster's terns in relation to space use of San Francisco Bay, California, USA, habitats
    Joshua T Ackerman
    US Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:897-908. 2008
    ..These data illustrate the importance of space use and tissue type in interpreting mercury concentrations in birds...
  21. doi request reprint Selenium bioaccumulation and body condition in shorebirds and terns breeding in San Francisco Bay, California, USA
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:2134-41. 2009
    ..These variable results illustrate the complexity of Se bioaccumulation and highlight the need to sample multiple species and examine several factors to assess the impact of Se on wildlife...
  22. ncbi request reprint Embryo malposition as a potential mechanism for mercury-induced hatching failure in bird eggs
    Garth Herring
    U S Geological Survey, Davis Field Station, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1788-94. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that malpositioning of avian embryos may be one reason for mercury-related hatching failure that occurs late in incubation, but further research is needed to elucidate this potential mechanism...
  23. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine and PBDE concentrations in relation to cytochrome P450 activity in livers of Forster's terns (Sterna forsteri) and Caspian terns (Hydroprogne caspia), in San Francisco Bay, California
    Garth Herring
    US Geological Survey, Davis Field Station, Western Ecological Research Center, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 58:863-73. 2010
    ..P450 protein activity was higher in adult Forster's terns than Caspian terns, higher in Central South Bay than in Lower South Bay, and higher in adult Forster's terns than in chicks...
  24. doi request reprint Bird mercury concentrations change rapidly as chicks age: toxicological risk is highest at hatching and fledging
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:5418-25. 2011
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  25. doi request reprint Survival of postfledging Forster's terns in relation to mercury exposure in San Francisco Bay
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ecotoxicology 17:789-801. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that colony site, hatching date, and age influenced mercury concentrations in fledgling Forster's terns, but that mercury did not influence postfledging survival...
  26. ncbi request reprint Integrating toxicity risk in bird eggs and chicks: using chick down feathers to estimate mercury concentrations in eggs
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2166-72. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint The legacy of mercury cycling from mining sources in an aquatic ecosystem: from ore to organism
    Thomas H Suchanek
    Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecol Appl 18:A12-28. 2008
    ..Based on our data, together with state and federal water and sediment quality criteria, we predict potential resulting environmental and human health effects and provide data that can assist remediation efforts...
  28. doi request reprint A nonlethal microsampling technique to monitor the effects of mercury on wild bird eggs
    Katherine R Stebbins
    Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, US Geological Survey, BARC East, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:465-70. 2009
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  29. doi request reprint Agricultural wetlands as potential hotspots for mercury bioaccumulation: experimental evidence using caged fish
    Joshua T Ackerman
    U S Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Davis Field Station, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:1451-7. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that shallowly flooded rice fields are potential hotspots for MeHg bioaccumulation and, due to their global prevalence, suggest that agricultural wetlands may be important contributors to MeHg contamination...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mercury cycling in agricultural and managed wetlands: a synthesis of methylmercury production, hydrologic export, and bioaccumulation from an integrated field study
    Lisamarie Windham-Myers
    U S Geological Survey, Western Region Branch of Regional Research, 345 Middlefield Road MS 480, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 484:221-31. 2014
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