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

2009
82 Citations (Scopus)

Continuing acidification of organic soils across the northeastern USA: 1984-2001

Warby, R. A. F., Johnson, C. E. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 2009, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73, 1, p. 274-284 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

organic horizons
base saturation
organic soils
organic soil
acidification
89 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of air pollution on ecosystems and biological diversity in the eastern United States

Lovett, G. M., Tear, T. H., Evers, D. C., Findlay, S. E. G., Cosby, B. J., Dunscomb, J. K., Driscoll, C. T. & Weathers, K. C., Apr 2009, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1162, p. 99-135 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
Air Pollution
Air pollution
Ecosystems
Ecosystem

Erratum: Voyage without constellation : Evaluating the performance of three uncalibrated process-oriented models (Hydrology Research (2009) 40:2 (261-272))

Tominaga, K., Aherne, J., Watmough, S. A., Alveteg, M., Cosby, B. J., Driscoll, C. T. & Posch, M., 2009, In : Hydrology Research. 40, 5, p. 503 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrology

Erratum to "Mercury dynamics of a northern hardwood canopy" [Atmos. Environ. 42 (29) (2008) 6905-6914] (DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.05.043)

Bushey, J. T., Nallana, A. G., Montesdeoca, M. R. & Driscoll, C. T., May 2009, In : Atmospheric Environment. 43, 14, p. 2378 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopy
mercury
53 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for regulation of monomethyl mercury by nitrate in a seasonally stratified, eutrophic lake

Todorova, S., Driscoll, C. T., Matthews, D. A., Effler, S. W., Hines, M. E. & Henry, E. A., Sep 1 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 17, p. 6572-6578 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
Sulfates
Lakes
hypolimnion
Biogeochemistry
47 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing changes in mercury concentrations in lake water and yellow perch (Perca flavescens) in Adirondack lakes

Dittman, J. A. & Driscoll, C. T., Apr 2009, In : Biogeochemistry. 93, 3, p. 179-196 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
lake water
Lakes
Fish
Water
14 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term changes in aluminum fractions of drainage waters in two forest catchments with contrasting lithology

Krám, P., Hruška, J., Driscoll, C. T., Johnson, C. E. & Oulehle, F., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry. 103, 11, p. 1465-1472 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithology
Aluminum
Catchments
Drainage
Water
23 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury dynamics and transport in two Adirondack lakes

Selvendiran, P., Driscoll, C. T., Montesdeoca, M. R., Choi, H. D. & Holsen, T. M., Mar 2009, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 54, 2, p. 413-427 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mercury
Arbutus
lakes
lake
residence time
17 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of mercury accumulation among seston in lakes of the Adirondack Mountains, New York

Adams, R. M., Twiss, M. R. & Driscoll, C. T., Jul 1 2009, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 13, p. 4836-4842 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seston
Mercury
Surface waters
Lakes
mountain
9 Citations (Scopus)

Resuspension of mercury-contaminated sediments from an in-lake industrial waste deposit

Owens, E. M., Bookman, R., Effler, S. W., Driscoll, C. T., Matthews, D. A. & Effler, A. J. P., 2009, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 135, 7, p. 526-534 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industrial Waste
Industrial wastes
industrial waste
Sediment traps
Mercury
11 Citations (Scopus)
wollastonite
Watersheds
Calcium
calcium
watershed
69 Citations (Scopus)

Ultraviolet absorbance as a proxy for total dissolved mercury in streams

Dittman, J. A., Shanley, J. B., Driscoll, C. T., Aiken, G. R., Chalmers, A. T. & Towse, J. E., Jun 2009, In : Environmental Pollution. 157, 6, p. 1953-1956 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proxy
Mercury
Water
Optical sensors
Watersheds
22 Citations (Scopus)

Watershed land use controls on chemical inputs to lake Ontario embayments

Chen, X. & Driscoll, C. T., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 38, 5, p. 2084-2095 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
Land use
Nutrients
Lakes
solute
2008
14 Citations (Scopus)
Aluminum
Lakes
aluminum
lake
Poisons
83 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of soil freezing on fine roots in a northern hardwood forest

Cleavitt, N. L., Fahey, T. J., Groffman, P. M., Hardy, J. P., Henry, K. S. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38, 1, p. 82-91 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hardwood forests
fine root
freezing
soil
frost
31 Citations (Scopus)

Electron budgets for the hypolimnion of a recovering urban lake, 1989-2004: Response to changes in organic carbon deposition and availability of electron acceptors

Matthews, D. A., Effler, S. W., Driscoll, C. T., O'Donnell, S. M. & Matthews, C. M., Mar 2008, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 53, 2, p. 743-759 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hypolimnion
organic carbon
electrons
decomposition
lakes
28 Citations (Scopus)

Local to regional emission sources affecting mercury fluxes to New York lakes

Bookman, R., Driscoll, C. T., Engstrom, D. R. & Effler, S. W., Aug 2008, In : Atmospheric Environment. 42, 24, p. 6088-6097 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Fluxes
lake
glacial lake
atmospheric deposition
72 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury dynamics of a northern hardwood canopy

Bushey, J. T., Nallana, A. G., Montesdeoca, M. R. & Driscoll, C. T., Sep 2008, In : Atmospheric Environment. 42, 29, p. 6905-6914 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardwoods
Ecosystems
forest ecosystem
canopy
litter
25 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury transport in response to storm events from a northern forest landscape

Bushey, J. T., Driscoll, C. T., Mitchell, M. J., Selvendiran, P. & Montesdeoca, M. R., Dec 15 2008, In : Hydrological Processes. 22, 25, p. 4813-4826 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

watershed
bioavailability
dissolved organic carbon
wetland
runoff
10 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced mercury deposition in New Hampshire from 1996 to 2002 due to changes in local sources

Han, Y. J., Holsen, T. M., Evers, D. C. & Driscoll, C. T., Dec 2008, In : Environmental Pollution. 156, 3, p. 1348-1356 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury
Far East
17 Citations (Scopus)

Regional application of the PnET-BGC model to assess historical acidification of Adirondack lakes

Zhai, J., Driscoll, C. T., Sullivan, T. J. & Cosby, B. J., Jan 2008, In : Water Resources Research. 44, 1, W01421.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acidification
acidification
Lakes
lakes
Adirondacks
20 Citations (Scopus)

The spatial pattern of nitrogen cycling in the adirondack park, New York

McNeil, B. E., Read, J. M., Sullivan, T. J., McDonnell, T. C., Fernandez, I. J. & Driscoll, C. T., Mar 2008, In : Ecological Applications. 18, 2, p. 438-452 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopy
nitrogen
environmental gradient
net primary production
field survey
76 Citations (Scopus)

Wetland influence on mercury fate and transport in a temperate forested watershed

Selvendiran, P., Driscoll, C. T., Bushey, J. T. & Montesdeoca, M. R., Jul 2008, In : Environmental Pollution. 154, 1, p. 46-55 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
Watersheds
Mercury
wetland
watershed
2007
4 Citations (Scopus)

Acidic deposition: Sources and ecological effects

Driscoll, C. T., Lambert, K. F. & Chen, L., 2007, Acid in the Environment: Lessons Learned and Future Prospects. Springer US, p. 27-58 32 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

atmospheric deposition
ammonium
surface water
acid
acid rain
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
230 Citations (Scopus)

Biological mercury hotspots in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada

Evers, D. C., Han, Y. J., Driscoll, C. T., Kamman, N. C., Goodale, M. W., Lambert, K. F., Holsen, T. M., Chen, C. Y., Clair, T. A. & Butler, T., Jan 2007, In : BioScience. 57, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biota
New England
Northeastern United States
Mercury
mercury
62 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in the chemistry of lakes in the Adirondack region of New York following declines in acidic deposition

Driscoll, C. T., Driscoll, K. M., Roy, K. M. & Dukett, J., Jun 2007, In : Applied Geochemistry. 22, 6, p. 1181-1188 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
lake
wet deposition
Watersheds
watershed
12 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of an urban lake targeted for rehabilitation and a reference lake based on robotic monitoring

Denkenberger, J. S., Driscoll, C. T., Effler, S. W., O'Donnell, D. M. & Matthews, D. A., Mar 2007, In : Lake and Reservoir Management. 23, 1, p. 11-26 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

robotics
lakes
monitoring
lake
rehabilitation (people)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Controls on surface water chemistry in two lake-watersheds in the Adirondack region of New York: Differences in nitrogen solute sources and sinks

Ito, M., Mitchell, M. J., Driscoll, C. T., Newton, R. M., Johnson, C. E. & Roy, K. M., May 15 2007, In : Hydrological Processes. 21, 10, p. 1249-1264 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water chemistry
solute
dissolved organic carbon
watershed
surface water
65 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of nitrogen and dissolved organic carbon at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest

Dittman, J. A., Driscoll, C. T., Groffman, P. M. & Fahey, T. J., May 2007, In : Ecology. 88, 5, p. 1153-1166 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experimental forests
dissolved organic carbon
streamwater
nitrogen
watershed
37 Citations (Scopus)

Foliar nitrogen responses to elevated atmospheric nitrogen deposition in nine temperate forest canopy species

Mcneil, B. E., Read, J. M. & Driscoll, C. T., Aug 1 2007, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 41, 15, p. 5191-5197 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forest canopy
temperate forest
Nitrogen
Ecosystems
nitrogen
359 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury contamination in forest and freshwater ecosystems in the northeastern United States

Driscoll, C. T., Han, Y. J., Chen, C. Y., Evers, D. C., Lambert, K. F., Holsen, T. M., Kamman, N. C. & Munson, R. K., Jan 2007, In : BioScience. 57, 1, p. 17-28 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New England
Northeastern United States
freshwater ecosystem
Fresh Water
Mercury
128 Citations (Scopus)

Mercury cycling in litter and soil in different forest types in the Adirondack region, New York, USA

Demers, J. D., Driscoll, C. T., Fahey, T. J. & Yavitt, J. B., Jul 2007, In : Ecological Applications. 17, 5, p. 1341-1351 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

litter
soil
leaf litter
throughfall
growing season
230 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery of mercury-contaminated fisheries

Munthe, J., Bodaly, R. A., Branfireun, B. A., Driscoll, C. T., Gilmour, C. C., Harris, R., Horvat, M., Lucotte, M. & Malm, O., Feb 2007, In : Ambio. 36, 1, p. 33-44 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fisheries
available information
Mercury
fishery
Fish
5 Citations (Scopus)

Robotic monitoring to assess impacts of zebra mussels and assimilative capacity for a river

Denkenberger, J. S., O'Donnell, D. M., Driscoll, C. T. & Effler, S. W., 2007, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 133, 5, p. 498-506 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

robotics
Robotics
Rivers
Water quality
Monitoring
13 Citations (Scopus)

Sulfur and nitrogen deposition on ecosystems in the United States

Dennis, R., Haeuber, R., Blett, T., Cosby, J., Driscoll, C. T., Sickles, J. & Johnston, J., Dec 2007, In : EM: Air and Waste Management Association's Magazine for Environmental Managers. DEC., p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystems
Sulfur
sulfur
Nitrogen
ecosystem
270 Citations (Scopus)

Who needs environmental monitoring?

Lovett, G. M., Burns, D. A., Driscoll, C. T., Jenkins, J. C., Mitchell, M. J., Rustad, L., Shanley, J. B., Likens, G. E. & Haeuber, R., Jun 2007, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 5, 5, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental monitoring
monitoring
environmental policy
funding
environmental science
2006
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
49 Citations (Scopus)

Calcium additions and microbial nitrogen cycle processes in a northern hardwood forest

Groffman, P. M., Fisk, M. C., Driscoll, C. T., Likens, G. E., Fahey, T. J., Eagar, C. & Pardo, L. H., Dec 2006, In : Ecosystems. 9, 8, p. 1289-1305 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nitrogen cycle
Hardwoods
hardwood forests
Nitrogen
calcium

How do we assess the environmental benefits from U.S. mercury emission control regulation?

Abbott, M., Mason, R. P., Bodaly, R. A., Bullock, O. R., Driscoll, C. T., Evers, D., Lindberg, S. E., Murray, M. & Swain, E. B., 2006, Electric Utilities Environmental Conference, EUEC 2005: 8th Annual Joint EPA, DOE, EEI, EPRI Conference on Air Quality, Global Climate Change and Renewable Energy. Vol. 2006.

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

Emission control
Fish
Monitoring
Ecosystems
Aquatic ecosystems
18 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape variation in microarthropod response to calcium addition in a northern hardwood forest ecosystem

Fisk, M. C., Kessler, W. R., Goodale, A., Fahey, T. J., Groffman, P. M. & Driscoll, C. T., Jan 26 2006, In : Pedobiologia. 50, 1, p. 69-78 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hardwood forests
forest ecosystems
calcium silicate
forest ecosystem
wollastonite
168 Citations (Scopus)

Response of sugar maple to calcium addition to northern hardwood forest

Juice, S. M., Fahey, T. J., Siccama, T. G., Driscoll, C. T., Denny, E. G., Eagar, C., Cleavitt, N. L., Minocha, R. & Richardson, A. D., May 2006, In : Ecology. 87, 5, p. 1267-1280 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum
hardwood forests
sugar
calcium
watershed
46 Citations (Scopus)

Response of surface water chemistry to reduced levels of acid precipitation: Comparison of trends in two regions of New York, USA

Burns, D. A., McHale, M. R., Driscoll, C. T. & Roy, K. M., Apr 30 2006, In : Hydrological Processes. 20, 7, p. 1611-1627 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acid precipitation
water chemistry
surface water
acid
comparison
1 Citation (Scopus)

Solutes and soil in and around an in-stream wetland on the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA

Yavitt, J. B., Fahey, T. J., Long, R. & Driscoll, C. T., 2006, In : Wetlands. 26, 2, p. 376-384 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
solute
wetland
Soils
soil
44 Citations (Scopus)

The relative uptake of Ca and Sr into tree foliage using a whole-watershed calcium addition

Dasch, A. A., Blum, J. D., Eagar, C., Fahey, T. J., Driscoll, C. T. & Siccama, T. G., Aug 2006, In : Biogeochemistry. 80, 1, p. 21-41 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Watersheds
foliage
calcium
watershed
Calcium
5 Citations (Scopus)

Use of robotic monitoring to assess turbidity patterns in Onondaga Lake, NY

Effler, S. W., O'Donnell, D. M., Peng, F., Prestigiacomo, A. R., Perkins, M. & Driscoll, C. T., 2006, In : Lake and Reservoir Management. 22, 3, p. 199-212 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

robotics
turbidity
transparency
lakes
monitoring
2005
15 Citations (Scopus)

A two-layer model to simulate variations in surface water chemistry draining a northern forest watershed

Chen, L. & Driscoll, C. T., Oct 2005, In : Water Resources Research. 41, 9, p. 1-8 8 p., W09425.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forested watersheds
hydrochemistry
Watersheds
Surface waters
water chemistry
53 Citations (Scopus)
Surface waters
Ponds
surface water
Recovery
Acidification
65 Citations (Scopus)

Deconstruction of historic mercury accumulation in lake sediments, northeastern United States

Perry, E., Norton, S. A., Kamman, N. C., Lorey, P. M. & Driscoll, C. T., Mar 2005, In : Ecotoxicology. 14, 1-2, p. 85-99 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New England
Lakes
Mercury
Atmosphere
lacustrine deposit
55 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution patterns of mercury in Lakes and Rivers of northeastern North America

Dennis, I. F., Clair, T. A., Driscoll, C. T., Kamman, N., Chalmers, A., Shanley, J., Norton, S. A. & Kahl, S., Mar 2005, In : Ecotoxicology. 14, 1-2, p. 113-123 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

State Government
Wetlands
Lakes
North America
Mercury