Charles T Driscoll

Distinguished Professor and University Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering

  • 26269 Citations
  • 81 h-Index
1977 …2023
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Research Output 1977 2020

2016
19 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
9 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
9 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
32 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
5 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
17 Citations (Scopus)

Is Mercury in a Remote Forested Watershed of the Adirondack Mountains Responding to Recent Decreases in Emissions?

Gerson, J. R. & Driscoll, C. T., Oct 18 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 20, p. 10943-10950 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Mercury
watershed
mountain
Lakes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term responses in soil solution and stream-water chemistry at Hubbard Brook after experimental addition of wollastonite

Shao, S., Driscoll, C. T., Johnson, C. E., Fahey, T. J., Battles, J. J. & Blum, J. D., 2016, In : Environmental Chemistry. 13, 3, p. 528-540 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wollastonite
Watersheds
water chemistry
calcium
watershed
48 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term temporal trends and spatial patterns in the acid-base chemistry of lakes in the Adirondack region of New York in response to decreases in acidic deposition

Driscoll, C. T., Driscoll, K. M., Fakhraei, H. & Civerolo, K., Dec 1 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 146, p. 5-14 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Acids
acid
lake
acid deposition
9 Citations (Scopus)

Modeled ecohydrological responses to climate change at seven small watersheds in the northeastern United States

Pourmokhtarian, A., Driscoll, C. T., Campbell, J. L., Hayhoe, K., Stoner, A. M. K., Adams, M. B., Burns, D., Fernandez, I., Mitchell, M. J. & Shanley, J. B., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New England
Climate Change
Watersheds
Climate change
Dehydration
11 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrate and dissolved organic carbon mobilization in response to soil freezing variability

Fuss, C. B., Driscoll, C. T., Groffman, P. M., Campbell, J. L., Christenson, L. M., Fahey, T. J., Fisk, M. C., Mitchell, M. J., Templer, P. H., Durán, J. & Morse, J. L., Oct 20 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Biogeochemistry. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic carbon
Freezing
Nitrates
dissolved organic carbon
freezing
12 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of nutrient dynamics in Adirondack lakes recovering from acid deposition

Gerson, J. R., Driscoll, C. T. & Roy, K. M., Sep 1 2016, In : Ecological Applications. 26, 6, p. 1758-1770 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient dynamics
acid deposition
lake
seepage
drainage
10 Citations (Scopus)

Response of fish assemblages to declining acidic deposition in Adirondack Mountain lakes, 1984–2012

Baldigo, B. P., Roy, K. M. & Driscoll, C. T., Dec 1 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 146, p. 223-235 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fish
Lakes
mountain
lake
fish
14 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of climate downscaling technique and observational data set on modeled ecological responses

Pourmokhtarian, A., Driscoll, C. T., Campbell, J. L., Hayhoe, K. & Stoner, A. M. K., Jul 1 2016, In : Ecological Applications. 26, 5, p. 1321-1337 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

downscaling
climate
climate change
general circulation model
spatial resolution
23 Citations (Scopus)

Water quantity and quality response of a green roof to storm events: Experimental and monitoring observations

Carpenter, C. M. G., Todorov, D., Driscoll, C. T. & Montesdeoca, M., Nov 1 2016, In : Environmental Pollution. 218, p. 664-672 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water Quality
Roofs
Nutrients
Water
Monitoring
2015
30 Citations (Scopus)

Deposition of mercury in forests along a montane elevation gradient

Blackwell, B. D. & Driscoll, C. T., May 5 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 9, p. 5363-5370 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
throughfall
atmospheric deposition
Hardwoods
litterfall
7 Citations (Scopus)

Developing Critical Loads of Nitrate and Sulfate Deposition to Watersheds of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA

Zhou, Q., Driscoll, C. T., Moore, S. E., Kulp, M. A., Renfro, J. R., Schwartz, J. S., Cai, M. & Lynch, J. A., Jul 23 2015, In : Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 226, 8, 255.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical load
Watersheds
Nitrates
Sulfates
national park
3 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing critical and target loads for the acidification of lake–watersheds in the Adirondack region of New York

Zhou, Q., Driscoll, C. T., Sullivan, T. J. & Pourmokhtarian, A., May 4 2015, In : Biogeochemistry. 124, 1-3, p. 353-369 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acidification
acidification
Lakes
lake
Watersheds

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., McHale, M. R., Inamdar, S. & Park, J. H., Oct 28 2015, In : Biogeosciences Discussions. 12, 20, p. 17285-17327 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolved organic nitrogen
dissolved inorganic nitrogen
dissolved organic carbon
watershed
lakes
8 Citations (Scopus)

Interactive effects of climate change with nutrients, mercury, and freshwater acidification on key taxa in the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative region

Pinkney, A. E., Driscoll, C. T., Evers, D. C., Hooper, M. J., Horan, J., Jones, J. W., Lazarus, R. S., Marshall, H. G., Milliken, A., Rattner, B. A., Schmerfeld, J. & Sparling, D. W., 2015, In : Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 11, 3, p. 355-369 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

acidification
global climate
climate change
conservation
nutrient
25 Citations (Scopus)

Proton and aluminum binding properties of organic acids in surface waters of the northeastern U.S.

Fakhraei, H. & Driscoll, C. T., Mar 3 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 5, p. 2939-2947 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic acids
Aluminum
Surface waters
organic acid
Protons
18 Citations (Scopus)
experimental forests
soil chemistry
Acidification
snowmelt
hydrochemistry
8 Citations (Scopus)

Responses of 20 lake-watersheds in the Adirondack region of New York to historical and potential future acidic deposition

Zhou, Q., Driscoll, C. T. & Sullivan, T. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Science of the Total Environment. 511, p. 186-194 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Watersheds
critical load
watershed
lake
11 Citations (Scopus)

The promise and peril of intensive-site-based ecological research: Insights from the Hubbard Brook ecosystem study

Fahey, T. J., Templer, P. H., Anderson, B. T., Battles, J. J., Campbell, J. L., Driscoll, C. T., Fusco, A. R., Green, M. B., Kassam, K. A. S., Rodenhouse, N. L., Rustad, L., Schaberg, P. G. & Vadeboncoeur, M. A., Apr 1 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 4, p. 885-901 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experimental forests
Ecosystem
ecosystems
ecosystem
Research
25 Citations (Scopus)

Using foliar and forest floor mercury concentrations to assess spatial patterns of mercury deposition

Blackwell, B. D. & Driscoll, C. T., Jul 1 2015, In : Environmental Pollution. 202, p. 126-134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
Nitrogen
Coniferophyta
Sulfur
Needles
61 Citations (Scopus)

US power plant carbon standards and clean air and health co-benefits

Driscoll, C. T., Buonocore, J. J., Levy, J. I., Lambert, K. F., Burtraw, D., Reid, S. B., Fakhraei, H. & Schwartz, J., Jun 26 2015, In : Nature Climate Change. 5, 6, p. 535-540 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

power plant
air
ambient air
public health
carbon
12 Citations (Scopus)
methylmercury
Mercury
Dilution
Lakes
zooplankton
2014
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
20 Citations (Scopus)

Avian, salamander, and forest floor mercury concentrations increase with elevation in a terrestrial ecosystem

Townsend, J. M., Driscoll, C. T., Rimmer, C. C. & Mcfarland, K. P., Jan 2014, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 33, 1, p. 208-215 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urodela
forest floor
Mercury
terrestrial ecosystem
Ecosystems
12 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in the long-term supply of mercury species to the upper mixed waters of a recovering lake

Todorova, S., Driscoll, C. T., Effler, S. W., O'Donnell, S., Matthews, D. A., Todorov, D. L. & Gindlesperger, S., 2014, In : Environmental Pollution. 185, p. 314-321 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Mercury
Water
36 Citations (Scopus)

Changing climate alters inputs and pathways of mercury deposition to forested ecosystems

Blackwell, B. D., Driscoll, C. T., Maxwell, J. A. & Holsen, T. M., 2014, In : Biogeochemistry. 119, 1-3, p. 215-228 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
Ecosystems
Hardwoods
ecosystem
climate
26 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a total maximum daily load (TMDL) for acid-impaired lakes in the Adirondack region of New York

Fakhraei, H., Driscoll, C. T., Selvendiran, P., DePinto, J. V., Bloomfield, J., Quinn, S. & Rowell, H. C., 2014, In : Atmospheric Environment. 95, p. 277-287 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Acids
acid
lake
Acidity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Erratum: "evaluating the efficiency of environmental monitoring programs" (Ecological Indicators (2014) 39 (94-101))

Levine, C. R., Yanai, R. D., Lampman, G. G., Burns, D. A., Driscoll, C. T., Lawrence, G. B., Lynch, J. A. & Schoch, N., 2014, In : Ecological Indicators. 41, p. 215 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental monitoring
programme
indicator
Monitoring
28 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the efficiency of environmental monitoring programs

Levine, C. R., Yanai, R. D., Lampman, G. G., Burns, D. A., Driscoll, C. T., Lawrence, G. B., Lynch, J. A. & Schoch, N., Apr 2014, In : Ecological Indicators. 39, p. 94-101 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental monitoring
sampling
lakes
lake
time series analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Mobilization and Toxicity Potential of Aluminum from Alum Floc Deposits in Kensico Reservoir, New York

Driscoll, C. T., Lee, A., Montesdeoca, M., Matthews, D. A. & Effler, S. W., Feb 2014, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 50, 1, p. 143-152 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mobilization
aluminum
toxicity
sediment
acid
58 Citations (Scopus)

Restoring Soil Calcium Reverses Forest Decline

Battles, J. J., Fahey, T. J., Driscoll, C. T., Blum, J. D. & Johnson, C. E., Jan 14 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 1, 1, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Calcium
acid deposition
New England
Soil
11 Citations (Scopus)

Simulating effects of changing climate and CO2 emissions on soil carbon pools at the Hubbard Brook experimental forest

Dib, A. E., Johnson, C. E., Driscoll, C. T., Fahey, T. J. & Hayhoe, K., 2014, In : Global Change Biology. 20, 5, p. 1643-1656 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate
soil carbon
Soil
Carbon
Soils
22 Citations (Scopus)

Soil chemical dynamics after calcium silicate addition to a northern hardwood forest

Johnson, C. E., Driscoll, C. T., Blum, J. D., Fahey, T. J. & Battles, J. J., 2014, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78, 4, p. 1458-1468 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

calcium silicate
hardwood forests
mineral soils
silicate
calcium
38 Citations (Scopus)

Soil mercury and its response to atmospheric mercury deposition across the northeastern United States

Yu, X., Driscoll, C. T., Warby, R. A. F., Montesdeoca, M. & Johnson, C. E., 2014, In : Ecological Applications. 24, 4, p. 812-822 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atmospheric deposition
soil
organic carbon
mercury
terrestrial ecosystem
16 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of mercury exposure on the common loon (gavia immer) population in the Adirondack Park, New York, USA

Schoch, N., Glennon, M. J., Evers, D. C., Duron, M., Jackson, A. K., Driscoll, C. T., Ozard, J. W. & Sauer, A. K., 2014, In : Waterbirds. 37, SP1, p. 133-146 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gavia
mercury
lakes
feathers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Water budget triangle: A new conceptual framework for comparison of green and gray infrastructure

Eger, C. G., Chandler, D. G., Roodsari, B. K., Davidson, C. I. & Driscoll, C. T., 2014, ICSI 2014: Creating Infrastructure for a Sustainable World - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1010-1017 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water
Storm sewers
Evapotranspiration
Greenhouses
Ponds
2 Citations (Scopus)

Wildlife criterion value for the common loon (Gavia immer) in the Adirondack Park, New York, USA

Schoch, N., Jackson, A. K., Duron, M., Evers, D. C., Glennon, M. J., Driscoll, C. T., Yu, X., Simonin, H. & Sauer, A. K., 2014, In : Waterbirds. 37, SP1, p. 76-84 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gavia
mercury
wildlife
lakes
sampling
40 Citations (Scopus)

Winter climate change affects growing-season soil microbial biomass and activity 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., Mitchell, M. J. & Templer, P. H., Nov 1 2014, In : Global Change Biology. 20, 11, p. 3568-3577 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardwoods
Climate change
Biomass
growing season
Soils
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Acid and Mercury Deposition Effects on Forest and Freshwater Aquatic Ecosystems

Driscoll, C. T., Jan 1 2013, Encyclopedia of Biodiversity: Second Edition. Elsevier, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

methylmercury compounds
Aquatic ecosystems
Fresh Water
Mercury
mercury
29 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased water flowing from a forest amended with calcium silicate

Green, M. B., Bailey, A. S., Bailey, S. W., Battles, J. J., Campbell, J. L., Driscoll, C. T., Fahey, T. J., Lepine, L. C., Likens, G. E., Ollinger, S. V. & Schaberg, P. G., Apr 9 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 15, p. 5999-6003 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium
Water
Soil
Fertilization
Water Cycle
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) as biomonitors of mercury contamination in aquatic ecosystems

Blackwell, B. D., Driscoll, C. T., Spada, M. E., Todorova, S. & Montesdeoca, M. R., Mar 2013, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 32, 3, p. 638-643 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dreissena
Aquatic ecosystems
Environmental Monitoring
Lakes
Mercury
43 Citations (Scopus)

From missing source to missing sink: Long-term changes in the nitrogen budget of a northern hardwood forest

Yanai, R. D., Vadeboncoeur, M. A., Hamburg, S. P., Arthur, M. A., Fuss, C. B., Groffman, P. M., Siccama, T. G. & Driscoll, C. T., Oct 15 2013, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 20, p. 11440-11448 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardwoods
long-term change
Ecosystems
Nitrogen
ecosystem
15 Citations (Scopus)

Interactive effects of air pollution and climate change on forest ecosystems in the united states. current understanding and future scenarios

Bytnerowicz, A., Fenn, M., McNulty, S., Yuan, F., Pourmokhtarian, A., Driscoll, C. T. & Meixner, T., 2013, In : Developments in Environmental Science. 13, p. 333-369 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
Air Pollution
Air pollution
Climate change
Ecosystems