Charles T Driscoll

Distinguished Professor and University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering

  • 25509 Citations
  • 80 h-Index
1977 …2023
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Research Output 1977 2019

2019

Assessing the Effects of Climate Change and Air Pollution on Soil Properties and Plant Diversity in Northeastern U.S. Hardwood Forests: Model Setup and Evaluation

Belyazid, S., Phelan, J., Nihlgård, B., Sverdrup, H., Driscoll, C. T., Fernandez, I., Aherne, J., Teeling-Adams, L. M., Bailey, S., Arsenault, M., Cleavitt, N., Engstrom, B., Dennis, R., Sperduto, D., Werier, D. & Clark, C., May 1 2019, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 230, 5, 106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hardwoods
Air pollution
Climate change
soil property
atmospheric pollution
6 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased atmospheric nitrogen deposition in eastern North America: Predicted responses of forest ecosystems

Gilliam, F. S., Burns, D. A., Driscoll, C. T., Frey, S. D., Lovett, G. M. & Watmough, S. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 244, p. 560-574 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

North America
Ecosystems
Ecosystem
Nitrogen
Soil

Dimethylmercury in Floodwaters of Mercury Contaminated Rice Paddies

Wang, Z., Sun, T., Driscoll, C. T., Zhang, H. & Zhang, X., Aug 20 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 53, 16, p. 9453-9461 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
rice
Seawater
Mercury mines
Abandoned mines

Primary effects of changes in meteorology vs. anthropogenic emissions on mercury wet deposition: A modeling study

Ye, Z., Mao, H. & Driscoll, C. T., Feb 1 2019, In : Atmospheric Environment. p. 215-225 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wet deposition
meteorology
modeling
rural area
oxidation

Probabilistic relations between acid–base chemistry and fish assemblages in streams of the Western Adirondack mountains, New York, USA

Baldigo, B. P., George, S. D., Sullivan, T. J., Driscoll, C. T., Burns, D. A., Shao, S. & Lawrence, G. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 76, 11, p. 2013-2026 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adirondacks
chemistry
mountain
fish
Salvelinus fontinalis

Projections of water, carbon, and nitrogen dynamics under future climate change in an alpine tundra ecosystem in the southern Rocky Mountains using a biogeochemical model

Dong, Z., Driscoll, C. T., Campbell, J. L., Pourmokhtarian, A., Stoner, A. M. K. & Hayhoe, K., Feb 10 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 650, p. 1451-1464 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil moisture
tundra
Climate change
Ecosystems
Nitrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Projections of water, carbon, and nitrogen dynamics under future climate change in an old-growth Douglas-fir forest in the western Cascade Range using a biogeochemical model

Dong, Z., Driscoll, C. T., Johnson, S. L., Campbell, J. L., Pourmokhtarian, A., Stoner, A. M. K. & Hayhoe, K., Mar 15 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 656, p. 608-624 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate change
Nitrogen
Carbon
Transpiration
Soil moisture

The Affordable Clean Energy rule and the impact of emissions rebound on carbon dioxide and criteria air pollutant emissions

Keyes, A. T., Lambert, K. F., Burtraw, D., Buonocore, J. J., Levy, J. I. & Driscoll, C. T., Apr 9 2019, In : Environmental Research Letters. 14, 4, 044018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air Pollutants
Carbon Dioxide
Coal
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
2018
17 Citations (Scopus)

A Critical Time for Mercury Science to Inform Global Policy

Chen, C. Y., Driscoll, C. T., Eagles-Smith, C. A., Eckley, C. S., Gay, D. A., Hsu-Kim, H., Keane, S. E., Kirk, J. L., Mason, R. P., Obrist, D., Selin, H., Selin, N. E. & Thompson, M. R., Sep 4 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 17, p. 9556-9561 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
methylmercury
mercury
science
policy

Air pollution success stories in the United States: The value of long-term observation

Sullivan, T. J., Driscoll, C. T., Beier, C. M., Burtraw, D., Fernandex, I. J., Galloway, J. N., Gay, D. A., Goodale, C. L., Likens, G. E., Lovett, G. M. & Watmough, S. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Renewable Resources Journal. 32, 2, p. 2-9 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air pollution
atmospheric pollution
11 Citations (Scopus)

Air pollution success stories in the United States: The value of long-term observations

Sullivan, T. J., Driscoll, C. T., Beier, C. M., Burtraw, D., Fernandez, I. J., Galloway, J. N., Gay, D. A., Goodale, C. L., Likens, G. E., Lovett, G. M. & Watmough, S. A., Jun 1 2018, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 84, p. 69-73 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air pollution
atmospheric pollution
air
Values
environmental research
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of CMAQ Coupled With a State-of-the-Art Mercury Chemical Mechanism (CMAQ-newHg-Br)

Ye, Z., Mao, H., Driscoll, C. T., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y. & Jaeglé, L., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. 10, 3, p. 668-690 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bromine
bromine
Mercury
seasonal variation
wet deposition

Give and Take: A Watershed Acid Rain Mitigation Experiment Increases Baseflow Nitrogen Retention but Increases Stormflow Nitrogen Export

Marinos, R. E., Campbell, J. L., Driscoll, C. T., Likens, G. E., McDowell, W. H., Rosi, E. J., Rustad, L. E. & Bernhardt, E. S., Nov 20 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 22, p. 13155-13165 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acid Rain
acid rain
baseflow
Watersheds
mitigation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating mercury research and policy in a changing world

Chen, C. Y. & Driscoll, C. T., Mar 1 2018, In : Ambio. 47, 2, p. 111-115 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

animal
fish
mercury
policy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Long-term and seasonal hydrologic performance of an extensive green roof

Todorov, D., Driscoll, C. T. & Todorova, S., Jul 30 2018, In : Hydrological Processes. 32, 16, p. 2471-2482 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

roof
stormwater
evapotranspiration
water retention
growing season
5 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism of Accumulation of Methylmercury in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in a Mercury Mining Area

Wang, Z., Sun, T., Driscoll, C. T., Yin, Y. & Zhang, X., Sep 4 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 17, p. 9749-9757 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury mines
methylmercury
rice
Air
Tissue
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury contamination in riverine sediments and fish associated with artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Madre de Dios, Peru

Martinez, G., McCord, S. A., Driscoll, C. T., Todorova, S., Wu, S., Araújo, J. F., Vega, C. M. & Fernandez, L. E., Aug 1 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 8, 1584.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peru
Mercury
Gold
Fishes
Rivers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Response of mercury in an Adirondack (NY, USA) forest stream to watershed lime application

Millard, G. D., Driscoll, C. T., Burns, D. A., Montesdeoca, M. R. & Riva-Murray, K., Apr 1 2018, In : Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 20, 4, p. 607-620 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Mercury
lime
Organic carbon
dissolved organic carbon
10 Citations (Scopus)

River network saturation concept: factors influencing the balance of biogeochemical supply and demand of river networks

Wollheim, W. M., Bernal, S., Burns, D. A., Czuba, J. A., Driscoll, C. T., Hansen, A. T., Hensley, R. T., Hosen, J. D., Inamdar, S., Kaushal, S. S., Koenig, L. E., Lu, Y. H., Marzadri, A., Raymond, P. A., Scott, D., Stewart, R. J., Vidon, P. G. & Wohl, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Biogeochemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rivers
saturation
river
supply and demand
Aquatic ecosystems
9 Citations (Scopus)

Senegalese artisanal gold mining leads to elevated total mercury and methylmercury concentrations in soils, sediments, and rivers

Gerson, J. R., Driscoll, C. T., Hsu-Kim, H. & Bernhardt, E. S., Jan 1 2018, In : Elementa. 6, 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold mines
methylmercury
Sediments
gold
Rivers
4 Citations (Scopus)
streamwater
Hardwoods
Hydrology
Nutrients
hydrology
10 Citations (Scopus)

Water quality function of an extensive vegetated roof

Todorov, D., Driscoll, C. T., Todorova, S. & Montesdeoca, M., Jun 1 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 625, p. 928-939 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Roofs
Water quality
roof
water quality
Drainage
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum is more tightly bound in soil after wollastonite treatment to a forest watershed

Gu, W., Driscoll, C. T., Shao, S. & Johnson, C. E., Aug 1 2017, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 397, p. 57-66 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

calcium silicate
wollastonite
organic horizons
forested watersheds
aluminum
5 Citations (Scopus)

Deposition of mercury in forests across a montane elevation gradient: Elevational and seasonal patterns in methylmercury inputs and production

Gerson, J. R., Driscoll, C. T., Demers, J. D., Sauer, A. K., Blackwell, B. D., Montesdeoca, M. R., Shanley, J. B. & Ross, D. S., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 122, 8, p. 1922-1939 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methylmercury compounds
methylmercury
montane forests
Mercury
mercury
13 Citations (Scopus)

Differential sensitivity to climate change of C and N cycling processes across soil horizons in a northern hardwood forest

Durán, J., Morse, J. L., Rodríguez, A., Campbell, J. L., Christenson, L. M., Driscoll, C. T., Fahey, T. J., Fisk, M. C., Mitchell, M. J., Templer, P. H. & Groffman, P. M., Apr 1 2017, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 107, p. 77-84 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
hardwood forests
soil horizons
soil horizon
climate variation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrologic processes that govern stormwater infrastructure behaviour

Eger, C. G., Chandler, D. G. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Hydrological Processes.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stormwater
water budget
infrastructure
constructed wetland
roof
7 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of Acidification and Potential Recovery on the Expected Value of Recreational Fisheries in Adirondack Lakes (USA)

Caputo, J., Beier, C. M., Fakhraei, H. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 3 2017, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 1, p. 742-750 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fisheries
Acidification
acidification
Lakes
fishery
6 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring mercury in wood: challenging but important

Yang, Y., Yanai, R. D., Montesdeoca, M. & Driscoll, C. T., Apr 9 2017, In : International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry. 97, 5, p. 456-467 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
mercury
Wood
Ovens
ovens
7 Citations (Scopus)

Meteorological effects on Hg wet deposition in a forested site in the Adirondack region of New York during 2000–2015

Mao, H., Ye, Z. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 1 2017, In : Atmospheric Environment. 168, p. 90-100 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wet deposition
summer
North Atlantic Oscillation
trough
effect

Pairing paleolimnological inference models with mechanistic water column models enhances assessment of lake water quality

Rowell, H. C., Bloomfield, J. A., Charles, D. F., Driscoll, C. T. & Effler, S. W., Apr 27 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Paleolimnology. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lake water
water quality
water column
lakes
lake
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of PnET-BGC to inform the development of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) of acidity in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Fakhraei, H., Driscoll, C. T., Kulp, M. A., Renfro, J. R., Blett, T. F., Brewer, P. F. & Schwartz, J. S., Sep 1 2017, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 95, p. 156-167 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uncertainty analysis
uncertainty analysis
Acidity
Sensitivity analysis
sensitivity analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

The near-term prediction of drought and flooding conditions in the northeastern United States based on extreme phases of AMO and NAO

Berton, R., Driscoll, C. T. & Adamowski, J. F., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Hydrology. 553, p. 130-141 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooding
drought
prediction
teleconnection
watershed
1 Citation (Scopus)

Winter climate change influences on soil faunal distribution and abundance: Implications for decomposition in the Northern Forest

Christenson, L., Clark, H., Livingston, L., Heffernan, E., Campbell, J., Driscoll, C. T., Groffman, P., Fahey, T., Fisk, M., Mitchell, M. & Templer, P. H., Jan 1 2017, In : Northeastern Naturalist. 24, p. B209-B234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil invertebrates
invertebrate
invertebrates
climate change
litter
2016
13 Citations (Scopus)

Acid rain mitigation experiment shifts a forested watershed from a net sink to a net source of nitrogen

Rosi-Marshall, E. J., Bernhardt, E. S., Buso, D. C., Driscoll, C. T. & Likens, G. E., Jul 5 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 27, p. 7580-7583 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acid Rain
Nitrogen
Soil
Cations
Growth
4 Citations (Scopus)

Acid rain recovery may help to mitigate the impacts of climate change on thermally sensitive fish in lakes across eastern North America

Warren, D. R., Kraft, C. E., Josephson, D. C. & Driscoll, C. T., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acid Rain
acid rain
Climate change
Fish
Lakes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Adirondack (NY, USA) reference lakes show a pronounced shift in chrysophyte species composition since ca. 1900

Arseneau, K. M. A., Driscoll, C. T., Cummings, C. M., Pope, G. & Cumming, B. F., Oct 26 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Paleolimnology. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

species diversity
lakes
lake
acidification
eutrophication
10 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis of costs and health co-benefits for a U.S. Power Plant Carbon Standard

Buonocore, J. J., Lambert, K. F., Burtraw, D., Sekar, S. & Driscoll, C. T., Jun 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 6, e0156308.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Power Plants
cost analysis
power plants
Insurance Benefits
Power plants
17 Citations (Scopus)

Benefits of Regulating Hazardous Air Pollutants from Coal and Oil-Fired Utilities in the United States

Sunderland, E. M., Driscoll, C. T., Hammitt, J. K., Grandjean, P., Evans, J. S., Blum, J. D., Chen, C. Y., Evers, D. C., Jaffe, D. A., Mason, R. P., Goho, S. & Jacobs, W., Mar 1 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 5, p. 2117-2120 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hazardous Waste
Air Pollutants
Coal
Emission control
Petroleum
6 Citations (Scopus)
climate
basin
watershed
climate variation
distribution
23 Citations (Scopus)

Climate change decreases nitrogen pools and mineralization rates in northern hardwood forests

Durán, J., Morse, J. L., Groffman, P. M., Campbell, J. L., Christenson, L. M., Driscoll, C. T., Fahey, T. J., Fisk, M. C., Likens, G. E., Melillo, J. M., Mitchell, M. J., Templer, P. H. & Vadeboncoeur, M. A., Mar 1 2016, In : Ecosphere. 7, 3, e01251.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hardwood forests
snow
mineralization
soil water
climate change
9 Citations (Scopus)

Connecting mercury science to policy: From sources to seafood

Chen, C. Y., Driscoll, C. T., Lambert, K. F., Mason, R. P. & Sunderland, E. M., Mar 1 2016, In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 31, 1, p. 17-20 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seafood
Mercury
Ecosystems
Gold mines
Ecosystem
1 Citation (Scopus)

Correction: An analysis of costs and health co-benefits for a U.S. power plant carbon standard

Buonocore, J. J., Lambert, K. F., Burtraw, D., Sekar, S. & Driscoll, C. T., Jun 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 6, e0158792.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Power Plants
cost analysis
power plants
Insurance Benefits
Power plants
17 Citations (Scopus)

Critical loads and exceedances for nitrogen and sulfur atmospheric deposition in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, United States

Fakhraei, H., Driscoll, C. T., Renfro, J. R., Kulp, M. A., Blett, T. F., Brewer, P. F. & Schwartz, J. S., Oct 1 2016, In : Ecosphere. 7, 10, e01466.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Great Smoky Mountain region
critical load
atmospheric deposition
national parks
sulfur

Effects of nitrogen deposition on nitrogen acquisition by Sarracenia purpurea in the Adirondack Mountains, New York, USA

Crumley, K. M., Teece, M. A., Crandall, J. B., Sauer, A. K. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 143, 1, p. 8-20 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adirondacks
Chamaedaphne calyculata
mountain
nitrogen
insect
2 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating potential productivity cobenefits for crops and trees from reduced ozone with U.S. coal power plant carbon standards

Capps, S. L., Driscoll, C. T., Fakhraei, H., Templer, P. H., Craig, K. J., Milford, J. B. & Lambert, K. F., Dec 27 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 121, 24, p. 14,679-14,690

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Ozone
crops
power plants
productivity
9 Citations (Scopus)

Fine root biomass declined in response to restoration of soil calcium in a northern hardwood forest

Fahey, T. J., Heinz, A. K., Battles, J. J., Fisk, M. C., Driscoll, C. T., Blum, J. D. & Johnson, C. E., 2016, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 46, 5, p. 738-744 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hardwood forests
fine root
calcium
forest health
forested watersheds
7 Citations (Scopus)

Foliage/atmosphere exchange of mercury in a subtropical coniferous forest in south China

Luo, Y., Duan, L., Driscoll, C. T., Xu, G., Shao, M., Taylor, M., Wang, S. & Hao, J., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 121, 7, p. 2006-2016 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foliage
Pinus massoniana
coniferous forest
Mercury
mercury
7 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrologic flowpaths during snowmelt in forested headwater catchments under differing winter climatic and soil frost regimes

Fuss, C. B., Driscoll, C. T., Green, M. B. & Groffman, P. M., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Hydrological Processes.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snowmelt
frost
headwater
catchment
forest floor
29 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of Integration and Implementation of Emerging and Future Mercury Research into the Minamata Convention

Gustin, M. S., Evers, D. C., Bank, M. S., Hammerschmidt, C. R., Pierce, A., Basu, N., Blum, J., Bustamante, P., Chen, C., Driscoll, C. T., Horvat, M., Jaffe, D., Pacyna, J., Pirrone, N. & Selin, N., Mar 15 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 6, p. 2767-2770 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mercury (element)
pollution policy
Environmental Policy
Fossil Fuels
International Cooperation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of within-lake processes in affecting the dynamics of dissolved organic carbon and dissolved organic and inorganic nitrogen in an Adirondack forested lake/watershed

Kang, P. G., Mitchell, M. J., McHale, P. J., Driscoll, C. T., Inamdar, S. & Park, J. H., May 11 2016, In : Biogeosciences. 13, 9, p. 2787-2801 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolved organic nitrogen
dissolved inorganic nitrogen
dissolved organic carbon
watershed
lakes