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

2013
17 Citations (Scopus)

Lake/watershed sulfur budgets and their response to decreases in atmospheric sulfur deposition: Watershed and climate controls

Mitchell, M. J., Driscoll, C. T., Mchale, P. J., Roy, K. M. & Dong, Z., Feb 28 2013, In : Hydrological Processes. 27, 5, p. 710-720 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sulfur
watershed
lake
climate
acid
28 Citations (Scopus)
soil pore water
wetlands
stoichiometry
Wetlands
Mercury
742 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury as a global pollutant: Sources, pathways, and effects

Driscoll, C. T., Mason, R. P., Chan, H. M., Jacob, D. J. & Pirrone, N., May 21 2013, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 10, p. 4967-4983 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollutant source
Mercury
Health
methylmercury
ocean
22 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury concentrations in tropical resident and migrant songbirds on Hispaniola

Townsend, J. M., Rimmer, C. C., Driscoll, C. T., McFarland, K. P. & Iñigo-Elias, E., Jan 2013, In : Ecotoxicology. 22, 1, p. 86-93 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Songbirds
songbird
Mercury
Blood
blood
18 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling and Mapping of Atmospheric Mercury Deposition in Adirondack Park, New York

Yu, X., Driscoll, C. T., Huang, J., Holsen, T. M. & Blackwell, B. D., Mar 25 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 3, e59322.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adirondacks
Mercury
mercury
deciduous forests
wet deposition

Reply to Smith and Shortle: Lacking eèidence of hydraulic efficiency changes

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. È. & Schaberg, P. G., Oct 1 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 40

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium Compounds
Silicates
Soil
Water
43 Citations (Scopus)

Root stress and nitrogen deposition: Consequences and research priorities

Smithwick, E. A. H., Eissenstat, D. M., Lovett, G. M., Bowden, R. D., Rustad, L. E. & Driscoll, C. T., Feb 2013, In : New Phytologist. 197, 3, p. 712-719 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen
nitrogen
Research
Physiological Feedback
Physiological Stress
11 Citations (Scopus)
Plethodon cinereus
Northeastern United States
bioindicator
mercury
animal communication
31 Citations (Scopus)

Whole-lake nitrate addition for control of methylmercury in mercury-contaminated Onondaga Lake, NY

Matthews, D. A., Babcock, D. B., Nolan, J. G., Prestigiacomo, A. R., Effler, S. W., Driscoll, C. T., Todorova, S. & Kuhr, K. M., Aug 2013, In : Environmental Research. 125, p. 52-60 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methylmercury
Lakes
Mercury
Nitrates
nitrate
2012
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
84 Citations (Scopus)

Do Nutrient Limitation Patterns Shift from Nitrogen Toward Phosphorus with Increasing Nitrogen Deposition Across the Northeastern United States?

Crowley, K. F., McNeil, B. E., Lovett, G. M., Canham, C. D., Driscoll, C. T., Rustad, L. E., Denny, E., Hallett, R. A., Arthur, M. A., Boggs, J. L., Goodale, C. L., Kahl, J. S., McNulty, S. G., Ollinger, S. V., Pardo, L. H., Schaberg, P. G., Stoddard, J. L., Weand, M. P. & Weathers, K. C., Sep 2012, In : Ecosystems. 15, 6, p. 940-957 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northeastern United States
nutrient limitation
Phosphorus
Nutrients
Nitrogen
6 Citations (Scopus)
environmental gradient
matrix
nitrogen
resources
canopy
11 Citations (Scopus)

Local-scale carbon budgets and mitigation opportunities for the northeastern united states

Raciti, S. M., Fahey, T. J., Thomas, R. Q., Woodbury, P. B., Driscoll, C. T., Carranti, F. J., Foster, D. R., Gwyther, P. S., Hall, B. R., Hamburg, S. P., Jenkins, J. C., Neill, C., Peery, B. W., Quigley, E. E., Sherman, R., Vadeboncoeur, M. A., Weinstein, D. A. & Wilson, G., Jan 2012, In : BioScience. 62, 1, p. 23-38 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New England
Northeastern United States
Budgets
Carbon
carbon dioxide
78 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term integrated studies show complex and surprising effects of climate change in the northern hardwood forest

Groffman, P. M., Rustad, L. E., Templer, P. H., Campbell, J. L., Christenson, L. M., Lany, N. K., Socci, A. M., Vadeboncoeur, M. A., Schaberg, P. G., Wilson, G. F., Driscoll, C. T., Fahey, T. J., Fisk, M. C., Goodale, C. L., Green, M. B., Hamburg, S. P., Johnson, C. E., Mitchell, M. J., Morse, J. L., Pardo, L. H. & 1 others, Rodenhouse, N. L., Dec 2012, In : BioScience. 62, 12, p. 1056-1066 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
hardwood forests
Ecosystem
climate change
Carbon Cycle
44 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term recovery of lakes in the Adirondack region of New York to decreases in acidic deposition

Waller, K., Driscoll, C. T., Lynch, J., Newcomb, D. & Roy, K., Jan 2012, In : Atmospheric Environment. 46, p. 56-64 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Recovery
Acids
acid
lake
15 Citations (Scopus)

Marine mercury fate: From sources to seafood consumers

Chen, C. Y., Driscoll, C. T., Lambert, K. F., Mason, R. P., Rardin, L. R., Serrell, N. & Sunderland, E. M., Nov 2012, In : Environmental Research. 119, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical Water Pollutants
Seafood
Food Chain
seafood
Seawater
14 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury hotspots in freshwater ecosystems drivers, processes, and patterns

Chen, C. Y., Driscoll, C. T. & Kamman, N. C., May 31 2012, Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process. University of California Press, p. 143-166 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

freshwater ecosystem
Fresh Water
Mercury
mercury
Ecosystem
29 Citations (Scopus)
climate change
modeling
watershed
vegetation
solar radiation
55 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrient supply and mercury dynamics in marine ecosystems: A conceptual model

Driscoll, C. T., Chen, C. Y., Hammerschmidt, C. R., Mason, R. P., Gilmour, C. C., Sunderland, E. M., Greenfield, B. K., Buckman, K. L. & Lamborg, C. H., Nov 2012, In : Environmental Research. 119, p. 118-131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquatic ecosystems
Mercury
marine ecosystem
Nutrients
Ecosystem
22 Citations (Scopus)

Science and society: The role of long-term studies in environmental stewardship

Driscoll, C. T., Lambert, K. F., Stuart Chapin, F., Nowak, D. J., Spies, T. A., Swanson, F. J., Kittredge, D. B. & Hart, C. M., Apr 2012, In : BioScience. 62, 4, p. 354-366 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental stewardship
land management
Research
professional societies
journalists
65 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and temporal patterns of mercury accumulation in lacustrine sediments across the Laurentian Great Lakes region

Drevnick, P. E., Engstrom, D. R., Driscoll, C. T., Swain, E. B., Balogh, S. J., Kamman, N. C., Long, D. T., Muir, D. G. C., Parsons, M. J., Rolfhus, K. R. & Rossmann, R., Feb 2012, In : Environmental Pollution. 161, p. 252-260 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Lakes Region
Lakes
Mercury
Sediments
Fluxes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Target loads of atmospheric sulfur and nitrogen deposition for protection of acid sensitive aquatic resources in the Adirondack Mountains, New York

Sullivan, T. J., Cosby, B. J., Driscoll, C. T., McDonnell, T. C., Herlihy, A. T. & Burns, D. A., 2012, In : Water Resources Research. 48, 1, W01547.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sulfur
mountain
acid
nitrogen
lake
11 Citations (Scopus)
Biogeochemistry
biogeochemistry
baseflow
trace gas
Groundwater
18 Citations (Scopus)

Watershed-Level Responses to Calcium Silicate Treatment in a Northern Hardwood Forest

Cho, Y., Driscoll, C. T., Johnson, C. E., Blum, J. D. & Fahey, T. J., Apr 2012, In : Ecosystems. 15, 3, p. 416-434 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

calcium silicate
Hardwoods
hardwood forests
Watersheds
silicate
2011
24 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of oxidized and reduced iron in a northern hardwood forest

Fuss, C. B., Driscoll, C. T., Johnson, C. E., Petras, R. J. & Fahey, T. J., Jul 2011, In : Biogeochemistry. 104, 1-3, p. 103-119 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardwoods
Iron
Soils
iron
soil
225 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of nitrogen deposition and empirical nitrogen critical loads for ecoregions of the United States

Pardo, L. H., Fenn, M. E., Goodale, C. L., Geiser, L. H., Driscoll, C. T., Allen, E. B., Baron, J. S., Bobbink, R., Bowman, W. D., Clark, C. M., Emmett, B., Gilliam, F. S., Greaver, T. L., Hall, S. J., Lilleskov, E. A., Liu, L., Lynch, J. A., Nadelhoffer, K. J., Perakis, S. S., Robin-Abbott, M. J. & 3 others, Stoddard, J. L., Weathers, K. C. & Dennis, R. L., Dec 2011, In : Ecological Applications. 21, 8, p. 3049-3082 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical load
ecoregion
nitrogen
community response
ecosystem
87 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical critical loads of atmospheric nitrogen deposition for nutrient enrichment and acidification of sensitive US lakes

Baron, J. S., Driscoll, C. T., Stoddard, J. L. & Richer, E. E., Aug 2011, In : BioScience. 61, 8, p. 602-613 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
acidification
eutrophication
Nitrogen
Food
Biogeochemistry
Hardwoods
Soils
calcium silicate
18 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating science and policy: A case study of the hubbard brook research foundation science links program

Driscoll, C. T., Lambert, K. F. & Weathers, K. C., Oct 2011, In : BioScience. 61, 10, p. 791-801 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Policy
case studies
Research
harness
environmental policy
45 Citations (Scopus)

MercNet: A national monitoring network to assess responses to changing mercury emissions in the United States

Schmeltz, D., Evers, D. C., Driscoll, C. T., Artz, R., Cohen, M., Gay, D., Haeuber, R., Krabbenhoft, D. P., Mason, R., Morris, K. & Wiener, J. G., Oct 2011, In : Ecotoxicology. 20, 7, p. 1713-1725 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
Monitoring
monitoring
emission control
Emission control
16 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury concentrations in snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina) correlate with environmental and landscape characteristics

Turnquist, M. A., Driscoll, C. T., Schulz, K. L. & Schlaepfer, M. A., Oct 2011, In : Ecotoxicology. 20, 7, p. 1599-1608 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turtles
Mercury
turtle
Watersheds
Water
9 Citations (Scopus)

Setting limits: Using air pollution thresholds to protect and restore U.S. ecosystems

Fenn, M. E., Lambert, K. F., Blett, T. F., Burns, D. A., Pardo, L. H., Lovett, G. M., Haeuber, R. A., Evers, D. C., Driscoll, C. T. & Jeffries, D. S., 2011, In : Issues in Ecology. 14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air pollution
Ecosystems
atmospheric pollution
ecosystem
critical load
89 Citations (Scopus)

Snow depth, soil freezing and nitrogen cycling in a northern hardwood forest landscape

Groffman, P. M., Hardy, J. P., Fashu-Kanu, S., Driscoll, C. T., Cleavitt, N. L., Fahey, T. J. & Fisk, M. C., 2011, In : Biogeochemistry. 102, 1, p. 223-238 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardwoods
Snow
soil depth
Freezing
freezing
36 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial patterns of mercury in biota of Adirondack, New York lakes

Yu, X., Driscoll, C. T., Montesdeoca, M., Evers, D., Duron, M., Williams, K., Schoch, N. & Kamman, N. C., Oct 2011, In : Ecotoxicology. 20, 7, p. 1543-1554 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biota
Lakes
Mercury
biota
Fish
62 Citations (Scopus)

Streamflow responses to past and projected future changes in climate at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, United States

Campbell, J. L., Driscoll, C. T., Pourmokhtarian, A. & Hayhoe, K., 2011, In : Water Resources Research. 47, 2, W02514.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

streamflow
climate change
climate
evapotranspiration
snowmelt
5 Citations (Scopus)

Target loads of atmospheric sulfur deposition protect terrestrial resources in the Adirondack Mountains, New York against biological impacts caused by soil acidification

Sullivan, T. J., Cosby, B. J., Driscoll, C. T., McDonnell, T. C. & Herlihy, A. T., 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 1, 4, p. 301-314 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecoregion
forest resource
restoration
acidification
sulfur
2010
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
35 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical changes in soil and soil solution after calcium silicate addition to a northern hardwood forest

Cho, Y., Driscoll, C. T., Johnson, C. E. & Siccama, T. G., 2010, In : Biogeochemistry. 100, 1, p. 3-20 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardwoods
silicate
calcium
Soils
soil
20 Citations (Scopus)

Elevation dependent sensitivity of northern hardwoods to Ca addition at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, NH, USA

Minocha, R., Long, S., Thangavel, P., Minocha, S. C., Eagar, C. & Driscoll, C. T., Dec 15 2010, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 260, 12, p. 2115-2124 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experimental forests
hardwood
calcium
Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum
putrescine
12 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of climate change on three-dimensional dynamic critical load functions

Wu, W. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 15 2010, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 2, p. 720-726 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

critical load
Climate change
Ecosystems
cation
climate change
13 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated assessment of ecosystem effects of atmospheric deposition

Driscoll, C. T., Cowling, E., Grennfelt, P., Galloway, J. & Dennis, R., Nov 2010, In : EM: Air and Waste Management Association's Magazine for Environmental Managers. NOVEMBER, p. 6-13 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atmospheric deposition
Ecosystems
ecosystem
atmospheric transport
air
76 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury dynamics in relation to dissolved organic carbon concentration and quality during high flow events in three northeastern U.S. streams

Dittman, J. A., Shanley, J. B., Driscoll, C. T., Aiken, G. R., Chalmers, A. T., Towse, J. E. & Selvendiran, P., 2010, In : Water Resources Research. 46, 7, W07522.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolved organic carbon
soil horizon
organic matter
soil
mineral
28 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury methylation in Sphagnum moss mats and its association with sulfate-reducing bacteria in an acidic Adirondack forest lake wetland

Yu, R. Q., Adatto, I., Montesdeoca, M. R., Driscoll, C. T., Hines, M. E. & Barkay, T., Dec 2010, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 74, 3, p. 655-668 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sphagnopsida
Wetlands
methylation
sulfate-reducing bacterium
Lakes
17 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of Ca/Sr and 87Sr/86Sr variation before and after a whole watershed CaSiO3 addition at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, USA

Nezat, C. A., Blum, J. D. & Driscoll, C. T., Jun 2010, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74, 11, p. 3129-3142 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wollastonite
Watersheds
watershed
baseflow
Water
8 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting acidification recovery at the hubbard brook experimental forest, New Hampshire: Evaluation of four models

Tominaga, K., Aherne, J., Watmough, S. A., Alveteg, M., Cosby, B. J., Driscoll, C. T., Posch, M. & Pourmokhtarian, A., Dec 1 2010, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 23, p. 9003-9009 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acidification
acidification
Recovery
Soils
prediction
33 Citations (Scopus)

The role of interface organizations in science communication and understanding

Osmond, D. L., Nadkarni, N. M., Driscoll, C. T., Andrews, E., Gold, A. J., Broussard Allred, S. R., Berkowitz, A. R., Klemens, M. W., Loecke, T. L., Ann McGarry, M., Schwarz, K., Washington, M. L. & Groffman, P. M., Aug 2010, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 8, 6, p. 306-313 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communication (human)
communication
environmental issue
environmental policy
education
31 Citations (Scopus)

Total and methyl mercury transformations and mass loadings within a wastewater treatment plant and the impact of the effluent discharge to an alkaline hypereutrophic lake

Gbondo-Tugbawa, S. S., McAlear, J. A., Driscoll, C. T. & Sharpe, C. W., May 2010, In : Water Research. 44, 9, p. 2863-2875 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methylmercury
Wastewater treatment
Lakes
Effluents
effluent
2009
6 Citations (Scopus)
surface water
pollutant
acid
lake
autocorrelation
81 Citations (Scopus)

Climate variation and soil carbon and nitrogen cycling processes in a northern hardwood forest

Groffman, P. M., Hardy, J. P., Fisk, M. C., Fahey, T. J. & Driscoll, C. T., Sep 2009, In : Ecosystems. 12, 6, p. 927-943 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardwoods
climate variation
hardwood forests
soil nitrogen
soil carbon
104 Citations (Scopus)

Consequences of climate change for biogeochemical cycling in forests of northeastern North America

Campbell, J. L., Rustad, L. E., Boyer, E. W., Christopher, S. F., Driscoll, C. T., Fernandez, I. J., Groffman, P. M., Houle, D., Kiekbusch, J., Magill, A. H., Mitchell, M. J. & Ollinger, S. V., Feb 2009, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 39, 2, p. 264-284 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
forest ecosystems
forest ecosystem
growing season
ice storm