Meredith B Nevers

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Policies and practices of beach monitoring in the Great Lakes, USA: a critical review
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Rd, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    J Environ Monit 12:581-90. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of monitoring and empirical predictive modeling at improving public health protection at Chicago beaches
    Meredith B Nevers
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Water Res 45:1659-68. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Beach monitoring criteria: reading the fine print
    Meredith B Nevers
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:10315-21. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Choices in recreational water quality monitoring: new opportunities and health risk trade-offs
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3073-81. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Geographic relatedness and predictability of Escherichia coli along a peninsular beach complex of Lake Michigan
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Rd, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    J Environ Qual 38:2357-64. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Nowcast modeling of Escherichia coli concentrations at multiple urban beaches of southern Lake Michigan
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Water Res 39:5250-60. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Interaction and influence of two creeks on Escherichia coli concentrations of nearby beaches: exploration of predictability and mechanisms
    Meredith B Nevers
    Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304 USA
    J Environ Qual 36:1338-45. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sunlight, season, snowmelt, storm, and source affect E. coli populations in an artificially ponded stream
    Richard L Whitman
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Sci Total Environ 390:448-55. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal persistence and population characteristics of Escherichia coli and enterococci in deep backshore sand of two freshwater beaches
    Muruleedhara N Byappanahalli
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    J Water Health 4:313-20. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Wave-induced mass transport affects daily Escherichia coli fluctuations in nearshore water
    Zhongfu Ge
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:2204-11. 2012

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Policies and practices of beach monitoring in the Great Lakes, USA: a critical review
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Rd, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    J Environ Monit 12:581-90. 2010
    ..We also assess the future of Great Lakes monitoring and the advantages and disadvantages of establishing standards that are evenly applied across all beaches...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of monitoring and empirical predictive modeling at improving public health protection at Chicago beaches
    Meredith B Nevers
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Water Res 45:1659-68. 2011
    ..These results emphasize that emerging monitoring approaches such as empirical models are not equally applicable at all beaches, and combining monitoring approaches may expand beach access...
  3. doi request reprint Beach monitoring criteria: reading the fine print
    Meredith B Nevers
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:10315-21. 2011
    ..This issue will be an important consideration in addressing the forthcoming beach monitoring standards...
  4. doi request reprint Choices in recreational water quality monitoring: new opportunities and health risk trade-offs
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3073-81. 2013
    ..The monitoring approach selected by beach managers may be a combination of available tools that maximizes timely health protection, cost efficiency, and collaboration among beach jurisdictions...
  5. doi request reprint Geographic relatedness and predictability of Escherichia coli along a peninsular beach complex of Lake Michigan
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Rd, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    J Environ Qual 38:2357-64. 2009
    ..Regional, multi-beach, and individual beach predictive models should be explored alongside other techniques for improving monitoring reliability at Great Lakes beaches...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nowcast modeling of Escherichia coli concentrations at multiple urban beaches of southern Lake Michigan
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Water Res 39:5250-60. 2005
    ..coli levels above the EPA closure limit (235 CFU/100 ml) on five of eleven occasions, indicating that the model is a more reliable alternative to the monitoring approach employed at most recreational beaches...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interaction and influence of two creeks on Escherichia coli concentrations of nearby beaches: exploration of predictability and mechanisms
    Meredith B Nevers
    Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304 USA
    J Environ Qual 36:1338-45. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Sunlight, season, snowmelt, storm, and source affect E. coli populations in an artificially ponded stream
    Richard L Whitman
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Sci Total Environ 390:448-55. 2008
    ..An understanding of how environmental factors interact with E. coli populations is important for assessing anticipated contaminant loading and the reduction of indicator bacteria in downstream reaches...
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal persistence and population characteristics of Escherichia coli and enterococci in deep backshore sand of two freshwater beaches
    Muruleedhara N Byappanahalli
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    J Water Health 4:313-20. 2006
    ..Further, backshore sand at the water table may act as a reservoir for these bacteria and potentially for human pathogens...
  10. doi request reprint Wave-induced mass transport affects daily Escherichia coli fluctuations in nearshore water
    Zhongfu Ge
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:2204-11. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Relationship and variation of qPCR and culturable Enterococci estimates in ambient surface waters are predictable
    Richard L Whitman
    Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, Great Lakes Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:5049-54. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Hand-mouth transfer and potential for exposure to E. coli and F+ coliphage in beach sand, Chicago, Illinois
    Richard L Whitman
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    J Water Health 7:623-9. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Coastal loading and transport of Escherichia coli at an embayed beach in Lake Michigan
    Zhongfu Ge
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6731-7. 2010
    ..The embayed beach setting and the statistical and numerical methods used in the present study have wide applicability for analyzing recreational water quality at similar marine and freshwater sites...
  14. ncbi request reprint Summer E. coli patterns and responses along 23 Chicago beaches
    Richard L Whitman
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:9217-24. 2008
    ..Comparing beaches along a targeted coastline allows a better understanding of inherent background regional fluctuations and, ultimately, better predictions of E. coli concentrations in coastal recreational water...
  15. ncbi request reprint Coastal strategies to predict Escherichia coli concentrations for beaches along a 35 km stretch of Southern Lake Michigan
    Meredith B Nevers
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:4454-60. 2008
    ..By extending the modeling approach to include more coastline distance, broader-scale spatial and temporal changes in bacteria concentrations and the influencing factors can be characterized...
  16. pmc Examination of the watershed-wide distribution of Escherichia coli along Southern Lake Michigan: an integrated approach
    Richard L Whitman
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7301-10. 2006
    ..coli in shallow nearshore water, likely resulting from resuspension of E. coli-laden beach sand. When examining indicator bacteria source, flux, and context, the entire "beachshed" as a dynamic interacting system should be considered...
  17. pmc Enterococci in the environment
    Muruleedhara N Byappanahalli
    US Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center, Porter, Indiana, USA
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 76:685-706. 2012
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  18. pmc Foreshore sand as a source of Escherichia coli in nearshore water of a Lake Michigan beach
    Richard L Whitman
    Great Lakes Science Center, U S Geological Survey, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:5555-62. 2003
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Linking non-culturable (qPCR) and culturable enterococci densities with hydrometeorological conditions
    Muruleedhara N Byappanahalli
    United States Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:3096-101. 2010
    ..Selected predictors and model results highlight the differences between the environmental responses of the two method endpoints and the potentially high variance in qPCR results...
  20. pmc Occurrence of Escherichia coli and enterococci in Cladophora (Chlorophyta) in nearshore water and beach sand of Lake Michigan
    Richard L Whitman
    Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, United States Geological Survey, Porter, Indiana 46304
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:4714-9. 2003
    ..coli and enterococci as indicators of water quality for freshwater recreational beaches...
  21. ncbi request reprint Escherichia coli sampling reliability at a frequently closed Chicago Beach: monitoring and management implications
    Richard L Whitman
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station, Porter, Indiana 46304, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4241-6. 2004
    ..Greater monitoring efficacy will yield better policy decisions, risk assessments, programmatic goals, and future usefulness of the information...
  22. pmc Solar and temporal effects on Escherichia coli concentration at a Lake Michigan swimming beach
    Richard L Whitman
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Rd, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:4276-85. 2004
    ..coli as an indicator organism...
  23. doi request reprint Recreational water quality response to a filtering barrier at a Great Lakes beach
    Kasia Przybyla-Kelly
    U S Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    J Environ Manage 129:635-41. 2013
    ..This remediation approach may find better use in a different hydrodynamic setting, but the results of this experiment provide insight on sources of contamination and nearshore dynamics that may direct future beach management strategies. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Modeling the transport and inactivation of E. coli and enterococci in the near-shore region of Lake Michigan
    Lubo Liu
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5022-8. 2006
    ..Sunlight is a major contributor to inactivation in the surf-zone and the formulation based on sunlight, temperature and sedimentation is preferred over the first-order inactivation formulation...