Charles T Driscoll

Distinguished Professor and University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering

  • 26269 Citations
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1977 …2023
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Research Output 1977 2020

Article
21 Citations (Scopus)

A chloride budget for Onondaga Lake, New York, U.S.A.

Effler, S. W. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 1986, In : Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 27, 1-2, p. 29-44 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Chlorides
chloride
lake
water chemistry
46 Citations (Scopus)

Acid-base characteristics of soils in the Adirondack Mountains, New York

Sullivan, T. J., Fernandez, I. J., Herlihy, A. T., Driscoll, C. T., McDonnell, T. C., Nowicki, N. A., Snyder, K. U. & Sutherland, J. W., Jan 2006, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70, 1, p. 141-152 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adirondacks
watershed
mountain
base saturation
acids
25 Citations (Scopus)

Acid-base chemistry and aluminum transport in an acidic watershed and pond in New Hampshire

Bailey, S. W., Driscoll, C. T. & Hornbeck, J. W., Jun 1995, In : Biogeochemistry. 28, 2, p. 69-91 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ponds
Watersheds
Aluminum
aluminum
pond
12 Citations (Scopus)

Acid deposition explains sugar maple decline in the east [2] (multiple letters)

Sharpe, W. E., Driscoll, C. T., Lawrence, G. B., Bulger, A. J., Butler, T. J., Cronan, C. S., Eagar, C., Lambert, K. F., Likens, G. E., Stoddard, J. L. & Weathers, K. C., 2002, In : BioScience. 52, 1, p. 4-6 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acer
Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum
acid deposition
sugar
Acids
26 Citations (Scopus)

Acidic deposition: Decline in mobilization of toxic aluminium

Palmer, S. M. & Driscoll, C. T., May 16 2002, In : Nature. 417, 6886, p. 242-243 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil Pollutants
Sulfur Dioxide
Poisons
acid deposition
Ecology
342 Citations (Scopus)

ACIDIC DEPOSITION AND INTERNAL PROTON SOURCES IN ACIDIFICATION OF SOILS AND WATERS.

van Breemen, N., Driscoll, C. T. & Mulder, J., Jan 1 1984, In : Nature. 307, 5952, p. 599-604 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acidification
aluminum
hydrogen
ion
drainage water
702 Citations (Scopus)

Acidic deposition in the northeastern United States: Sources and inputs, ecosystem effects, and management strategies

Driscoll, C. T., Lawrence, G. B., Bulger, A. J., Butler, T. J., Cronan, C. S., Eagar, C., Lambert, K. F., Likens, G. E., Stoddard, J. L. & Weathers, K. C., Mar 2001, In : BioScience. 51, 3, p. 180-198 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New England
Northeastern United States
Ecosystem
Lakes
Soil
438 Citations (Scopus)

Acidification and alkalinization of soils

van Breemen, N., Mulder, J. & Driscoll, C. T., Oct 1983, In : Plant and Soil. 75, 3, p. 283-308 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alkalinization
weathering
acidification
soil separates
soil acidification
38 Citations (Scopus)

Acidification and recovery of a spodosol Bs horizon from acidic deposition

Dahigren, R. A., McAvoy, D. C. & Driscoll, C. T., Apr 1990, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 24, 4, p. 531-537 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spodosol
Acidification
acidification
Cations
cation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Acidification of soil and water (reply) [3]

Van Breemen, N., Driscoll, C. T. & Mulder, J., 1985, In : Nature. 313, 5997, p. 73 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Water
294 Citations (Scopus)

'Acid rain', dissolved aluminum and chemical weathering at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire

Johnson, N. M., Driscoll, C. T., Eaton, J. S., Likens, G. E. & McDowell, W. H., 1981, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 45, 9, p. 1421-1437 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acid Rain
chemical weathering
acid rain
Weathering
Aluminum
20 Citations (Scopus)

Acid rain and soil chemistry [1]

Johnson, N. M., Likens, G. E., Feller, M. C. & Driscoll, C. T., 1984, In : Science. 225, 4669, p. 1424-1425 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acid Rain
Soil
14 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Acid rain revisited? [1]

Frink, C. R., Kirchner, J. W., Likens, G. E., Driscoll, C. T. & Buso, D. C., 1996, In : Science. 273, 5273, p. 293-295 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

A comparative analysis of aluminum biogeochemistry in a northeastern and a southeastern forested watershed

Cronan, C. S., Driscoll, C. T., Newton, R. M., Kelly, J. M., Schofield, C. L., Bartlett, R. J. & April, R., 1990, In : Water Resources Research. 26, 7, p. 1413-1430 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biogeochemistry
forested watersheds
biogeochemistry
Watersheds
Aluminum
2 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review of mass balance methods for calculating critical loads of nitrogen for forested ecosystems

Pardo, L. H. & Driscoll, C. T., 1993, In : ENVIRON.REV.. 1, 2, p. 145-156 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical load
Ecosystems
mass balance
Nitrogen
ecosystem
20 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
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
39 Citations (Scopus)

A field experiment to test whether organic acids buffer acid deposition

Hedin, L. O., Likens, G. E., Postekt, K. M. & Driscoll, C. T., Jun 28 1990, In : Nature. 345, 6278, p. 798-800 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acid deposition
organic acid
acidification
mineral
dissolved organic carbon
6 Citations (Scopus)

A fluvial mercury budget for Lake Ontario

Denkenberger, J. S., Driscoll, C. T., Mason, E., Branfireun, B. & Warnock, A., Jun 3 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 11, p. 6107-6114 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ontario
Budgets
Lakes
Mercury
Watersheds

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
22 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
13 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum chemistry downstream of a whole-tree-harvested watershed

Lawrence, G. B. & Driscoll, C. T., 1988, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 22, 11, p. 1293-1299 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Aluminum
aluminum
watershed
confluence
176 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum chemistry in a forested spodosol.

Driscoll, C. T., Van Breemen, N. & Mulder, J., 1985, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 49, 2, p. 437-444 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spodosols
Spodosol
soil solution
aluminum
chemistry
110 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum in acidic surface waters: Chemistry, transport, and effects

Driscoll, C. T., 1985, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. VOL. 63, p. 93-104 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
Surface waters
water chemistry
aluminum
surface water
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
71 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum precipitation and dissolution rates in Spodosol Bs horizons in the northeastern USA

Dahlgren, R. A., Driscoll, C. T. & McAvoy, D. C., 1989, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 53, 4, p. 1045-1052 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spodosols
Spodosol
soil solution
aluminum
dissolution
136 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum speciation and equilibria in soil solutions of a Haplorthod in the Adirondack Mountains (New York, U.S.A.)

David, M. B. & Driscoll, C. T., 1984, In : Geoderma. 33, 4, p. 297-318 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adirondacks
Aluminum
soil solution
aluminum
Soil
51 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum speciation using morin: I. Morin and its complexes with aluminum

Browne, B. A., McColl, J. G. & Driscoll, C. T., 1990, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 19, 1, p. 65-72 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
aluminum
cation
Positive ions
Protons
28 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum speciation using morin: II. Principles and procedures

Browne, B. A., Driscoll, C. T. & McColl, J. G., 1990, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 19, 1, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
aluminum
ligand
Ligands
Ion selective electrodes
71 Citations (Scopus)

Aluminum toxicity in forests exposed to acidic deposition: The ALBIOS results

Cronan, C. S., April, R., Bartlett, R. J., Bloom, P. R., Driscoll, C. T., Gherini, S. A., Henderson, G. S., Joslin, J. D., Kelly, J. M., Parnell, R. A., Patterson, H. H., Raynal, D. J., Schaedle, M., Schofield, C. L., Sucoff, E. I., Tepper, H. B. & Thornton, F. C., Nov 1989, In : Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 48, 1-2, p. 181-192 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
Toxicity
aluminum
toxicity
Watersheds
27 Citations (Scopus)

A model to simulate the response of a northern hardwood forest ecosystem to changes in S deposition

Gbondo-Tugbawa, S. S., Driscoll, C. T., Mitchell, M. J., Aber, J. D. & Likens, G. E., 2002, In : Ecological Applications. 12, 1, p. 8-23 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forest ecosystem
watershed
organic soil
soil
clearcutting
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
11 Citations (Scopus)

A national critical loads framework for atmospheric deposition effects assessment: IV. Model selection, applications, and critical loads mapping

Holdren, G. R., Strickland, T. C., Cosby, B. J., Marmorek, D., Bernard, D., Santore, R., Driscoll, C. T., Pardo, L., Hunsaker, C., Turner, R. S. & Aber, J., May 1993, In : Environmental Management. 17, 3, p. 355-363 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical load
atmospheric deposition
Ecosystems
Aquatic ecosystems
Decision making
3 Citations (Scopus)

An estimate of the costs of liming to neutralize acidic adirondack surface

Menz, F. C. & Driscoll, C. T., 1983, In : Water Resources Research. 19, 5, p. 1139-1149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

liming
surface water
cost
lake
acid
14 Citations (Scopus)
Sulfates
Lakes
sulfate
lake
Surface waters
10 Citations (Scopus)

Anthropogenic impacts recorded in recent sediments from Otisco Lake, New York, USA

Bookman, R., Driscoll, C. T., Effler, S. W. & Engstrom, D. R., 2010, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 43, 3, p. 449-462 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anthropogenic activities
lakes
sediments
watershed
lake

Application of ilwas to adirondack lakes

Schofield, C. L. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 1 1987, In : Lake and Reservoir Management. 3, 1, p. 345-355 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lakes
acidity
drainage systems
acid
lake
19 Citations (Scopus)

Application of pnet-cn/chess to a spruce stand in Solling, Germany

Postek, K. M., Driscoll, C. T., Aber, J. D. & Santore, R. C., Dec 1 1995, In : Ecological Modelling. 83, 1-2, p. 163-172 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drainage water
water chemistry
soil water
net primary production
fine root
22 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the forest-soil-water model (PnET-BGC/CHESS) to the Lysina catchment, Czech Republic

Krám, P., Santore, R. C., Driscoll, C. T., Aber, J. D. & Hruška, J., Aug 3 1999, In : Ecological Modelling. 120, 1, p. 9-30 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Czech Republic
forest soils
forest soil
soil water
catchment
6 Citations (Scopus)
surface water
pollutant
acid
lake
autocorrelation
17 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the regional mercury cycling model (RMCM) to predict the fate and remediation of mercury in Onondaga Lake, New York

Gbondo-Tugbawa, S. & Driscoll, C. T., Jul 1998, In : Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 105, 1-2, p. 417-426 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remediation
Mercury
Lakes
remediation
Fish
612 Citations (Scopus)
Fractionation
Aluminum
aluminum
fractionation
Water
15 Citations (Scopus)

A simulation model of sulfur transformations in forested Spodosols

Fuller, R. D., Driscoll, C. T., Schindler, S. C. & Mitchell, M. J., Dec 1986, In : Biogeochemistry. 2, 4, p. 313-328 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spodosol
Sulfur
sulfate (ester)
Sulfates
Esters

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
47 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of mercury in waters, sediments, and biota of New Hampshire and Vermont lakes, USA, sampled using a geographically randomized design

Kamman, N. C., Lorey, P. M., Driscoll, C. T., Estabrook, R., Major, A., Pientka, B. & Glassford, E., May 2004, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 23, 5, p. 1172-1186 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biota
Lakes
Mercury
Perches
biota
8 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the extent to which intensively-studied lakes are representative of the Adirondack region and response to future changes in acidic deposition

Sullivan, T. J., Cosby, B. J., Herlihy, A. T., Driscoll, C. T., Fernandez, I. J., McDonnell, T. C., Boylen, C. W., Nierzwicki-Bauer, S. A. & Snyder, K. U., Oct 2007, In : Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 185, 1-4, p. 279-291 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Acidification
lake
acidification
project assessment
23 Citations (Scopus)

A strategy for the regional analysis of the effects of physical and chemical climate change on biogeochemical cycles in northeastern (U.S.) forests

Aber, J. D., Driscoll, C. T., Federer, C. A., Lathrop, R., Lovett, G., Melillo, J. M., Steudler, P. & Vogelmann, J., 1993, In : Ecological Modelling. 67, 1, p. 37-47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biogeochemical cycle
biogeochemical cycles
climate change
prediction
ecosystems
24 Citations (Scopus)

A synthesis of rates and controls on elemental mercury evasion in the Great Lakes Basin

Denkenberger, J. S., Driscoll, C. T., Branfireun, B. A., Eckley, C. S., Cohen, M. & Selvendiran, P., Feb 2012, In : Environmental Pollution. 161, p. 291-298 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Mercury
Catchments
Fluxes
Uncertainty