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All publications related to Microbial Source Tracking
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Steele, J.A., D. Ebentier, A. Zimmer-Faust, J.F. Griffith, K.C. Schiff. 2019. Los Coches Creek Microbial Source Tracking Study. Technical Report 1087. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20191087Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Schiff, K.C., J.F. Griffith, J.A. Steele, A.G. Zimmer-Faust, J.A. Soller. 2019. Inner Cabrillo Beach Microbial Source Tracking and Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA). Technical Report 1068. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20191068Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., M.R. Raith, J.F. Griffith. 2018. Testing of General and Human-Associated Fecal Contamination in Waters. in: G. Karlin-Neumann, F. Bizouarn (eds.), Digital PCR: Methods and Protocols pp. 127-140. Humana Press. New York, NY.

Book Chapter20181046Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Steele, J.A., A.D. Blackwood, J.F. Griffith, R.T. Noble, K.C. Schiff. 2018. Quantification of pathogens and markers of fecal contamination during storm events along popular surfing beaches in San Diego, California. Water Research 136:137-149.

Journal Article20181026Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Arnold, B.F., K.C. Schiff, A. Ercumen, J. Benjamin-Chung, J.A. Steele, J.F. Griffith, S.J. Steinberg, P.D. Smith, C.D. McGee, R. Wilson, C. Nelsen, S.B. Weisberg, J.M. Colford Jr. 2017. Acute Illness Among Surfers After Exposure to Seawater in Dry- and Wet-Weather Conditions. American Journal of Epidemiology 186:866-875.

Journal Article20170986Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., G.L. Andersen, A.A. Boehm, P. Holden, J.A. Jay, J.F. Griffith. 2017. Determination of DNA-based Fecal Marker Aging Characteristics for Use in Quantitative Microbial Source Tracking. Technical Report 978. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20170978Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., M.R. Raith, P.D. Smith, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg, A. Schriewer, A. Sheldon, C. Crompton, G.G. Amenu, J. Gregory, J. Guzman, K.D. Goodwin, L. Othman, M. Manasjan, S. Choi, S. Rapaport, S. Steele, T. Nguyen, X. Yu. 2017. Southern California Bight 2013 Regional Monitoring Program: Volume IX. Shoreline Microbiology. Technical Report 1005. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20171005Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Cao, Y., M.R. Raith, P.D. Smith, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg, A. Schriewer, A. Sheldon, C. Crompton, G.G. Amenu, J. Gregory, J. Guzman, K.D. Goodwin, L. Othman, M. Manasjan, S. Choi, S. Rapoport, S. Steele, T. Nguyen, X. Yu. 2017. Regional Assessment of Human Fecal Contamination in Southern California Coastal Drainages. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14:874.

Journal Article20170999Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Zimmer-Faust, A.G., V. Thulsiraj, C. Marambio-Jones, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden, J.A. Jay. 2017. Effect of freshwater sediment characteristics on the persistence of fecal indicator bacteria and genetic markers within a Southern California watershed. Water Research 119:1-11.

Journal Article20170984Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Benjamin-Chung, J., B.F. Arnold, T.J. Wade, K.C. Schiff, J.F. Griffith, A.P. Dufour, S.B. Weisberg, J.M. Colford Jr. 2017. Coliphages and gastrointestinal illness in recreational waters: pooled analysis of six coastal beach cohorts. Epidemiology 28:644-652.

Journal Article20170987Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Steele, J.A., J.F. Griffith, R. Noble, K.C. Schiff. 2017. Tracking Human Fecal Sources in an Urban Watershed During Wet Weather. Technical Report 1002. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20171002Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Soller, J.A., M. Schoen, J.A. Steele, J.F. Griffith, K.C. Schiff. 2017. Incidence of gastrointestinal illness following wet weather recreational exposures: Harmonization of quantitative microbial risk assessment with an epidemiologic investigation of surfers. Water Research 121:280-289.

Journal Article20170994Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., M. Sivaganesan, C.A. Kelty, D. Wang, A. Boehm, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg, O.C. Shanks. 2017. A human fecal contamination score for ranking recreational sites using the HF183/BacR287 quantitative real-time PCR method. Water Research 128:148-156.

Journal Article20171008Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Haugland, R.A., S. Siefring, M. Varma, K.H. Oshima, M. Sivaganesan, Y. Cao, M.R. Raith, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg, R.T. Noble, A.D. Blackwood, J. Kinzelman, T. Anan'eva, R.N. Bushon, E.A. Stelzer, V.J. Harwood, K.V. Gordon, C. Sinigalliano. 2016. Multi-laboratory survey of qPCR enterococci analysis method performance in U.S. coastal and inland surface waters. Journal of Microbiological Methods 123:114-125.

Journal Article20160917Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Wang, D., K.M. Yamahara, Y. Cao, A.B. Boehm. 2016. Absolute Quantification of Enterococcal 23S rRNA Gene Using Digital PCR. Environmental Science and Technology 50:399-408.

Journal Article20160920Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Maraccini, P.A., M.C.M. Mattioli, L.M. Sassoubre, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, J.S. Ervin, L.C. Van De Werfhorst, A.B. Boehm. 2016. Solar Inactivation of Enterococci and Escherichia coli in Natural Waters: Effects of Water Absorbance and Depth. Environmental Science and Technology 50:5068-5076.

Journal Article20160950Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., M.R. Raith, J.F. Griffith. 2016. A Duplex Digital PCR Assay for Simultaneous Quantification of the Enterococcus spp. and the Human Fecal-associated HF183 Marker in Waters. Journal of Visualized Experiments 109:e53611.

Journal Article20160916Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Ferguson, D.M., G.N. Talavera, L.A.R. Hernandez, S.B. Weisberg, R.F. Ambrose, J.A. Jay. 2016. Virulence Genes among Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium Isolated from Coastal Beaches and Human and Nonhuman Sources in Southern California and Puerto Rico. Journal of Pathogens 2016:1-7.

Journal Article20160919Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Arnold, B.F., T.J. Wade, J. Benjamin-Chung, K.C. Schiff, J.F. Griffith, A.P. Dufour, S.B. Weisberg, J.M. Colford Jr. 2016. Acute Gastroenteritis and Recreational Water: Highest Burden Among Young US Children. American Journal of Public Health 9:1690-1697.

Journal Article20160937Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Griffith, J.F., S.B. Weisberg, B.F. Arnold, Y. Cao, K.C. Schiff, J.M. Colford Jr. 2016. Epidemiologic evaluation of multiple alternate microbial water quality monitoring indicators at three California beaches. Water Research 94:371-381.

Journal Article20160918Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Schiff, K.C., J.F. Griffith, J.A. Steele, B. Arnold, A. Ercumen, J. Benjamin-Chung, J.M. Colford Jr, J. Soller, R. Wilson, C. McGee. 2016. The Surfer Health Study: A Three-Year Study Examining Illness Rates Associated with Surfing During Wet Weather. Technical Report 943. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20160943Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Wu, J., Y. Cao, B. Young, Y. Yuen, S. Jiang, D. Melendez, J.F. Griffith, J.R. Stewart. 2016. Decay of Coliphages in Sewage-Contaminated Freshwater: Uncertainty and Seasonal Effects. Environmental Science and Technology 50:11593-11601.

Journal Article20160949Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2016. The Next-Generation PCR-Based Quantification Method for Ambient Waters: Digital PCR. in: S.J. Bourlat (ed.), Marine Genomics: Methods and Protocols pp. 113-130. Springer. New York, NY.

Book Chapter20160951Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Layton, B.A., M.R. Raith, J.F. Griffith. 2015. Use of dye tracers and qPCR to identify human fecal contamination at Doheny State Beach, Dana Point, CA. Technical Report 860. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150860Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Griffith, J.F. 2015. Looking Ahead: New Development in Beach Water Quality Monitoring and Bacterial Source Identification. Urban Coast 5:180-184.

Journal Article20150912Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Tiefenthaler, L.L., M. Sutula, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, M.R. Raith, C. Beck, R. Christoph, J. Shrake. 2015. Wet and Dry Weather Natural Background Concentrations of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in San Diego, Orange, and Ventura County, California Streams. Technical Report 862. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150862Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Tiefenthaler, L.L., M. Sutula, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, M.R. Raith, C. Beck, R. Christoph, J. Shrake. 2015. Wet and Dry Weather Natural Background Concentrations of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in San Diego, Orange, and Ventura County, California Streams (Appendix A). Technical Report 862.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150862.AMicrobial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Tiefenthaler, L.L., M. Sutula, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, M.R. Raith, C. Beck, R. Christoph, J. Shrake. 2015. Wet and Dry Weather Natural Background Concentrations of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in San Diego, Orange, and Ventura County, California Streams (Appendix B). Technical Report 862.B. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150862.BMicrobial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Tiefenthaler, L.L., M. Sutula, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, M.R. Raith, C. Beck, R. Christoph, J. Shrake. 2015. Wet and Dry Weather Natural Background Concentrations of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in San Diego, Orange, and Ventura County, California Streams (Appendix C). Technical Report 862.C. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150862.CMicrobial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Tiefenthaler, L.L., M. Sutula, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, M.R. Raith, C. Beck, R. Christoph, J. Shrake. 2015. Wet and Dry Weather Natural Background Concentrations of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in San Diego, Orange, and Ventura County, California Streams (Appendix D). Technical Report 862.D. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150862.DMicrobial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., M.R. Raith, J.F. Griffith. 2014. Droplet digital PCR for simultaneous quantification of general and human-associated fecal indicators for water quality assessment. Water Research 70:337-349.

Journal Article20140841Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Riedel, T.E., A.G. Zimmer-Faust, V. Thulsiraj, T. Madi, K.T. Hanley, D.L. Ebentier, M. Byappanahalli, B. Layton, M.R. Raith, A.B. Boehm, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden, O.C. Shanks, S.B. Weisberg, J.A. Jay. 2014. Detection limits and cost comparisons of human-and gull-associated conventional and quantitative PCR assays in artificial and environmental waters. Journal of Environmental Management 136:112-120.

Journal Article20140814Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Sinigalliano, C.D., J. Ervin, L.C. Van De Werfhorst, B.D. Badgley, E. Balleste, J. Bartkowiak, A.B. Boehm, M. Byappanahalli, K.D. Goodwin, M. Gourmelon, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden, J.A. Jay, B.A. Layton, C. Lee, J. Lee, W.G. Meijer, R. Noble, M.R. Raith, H. Ryu, M.J. Sadowsky, A. Schriewer, D. Wang, D. Wanless, R.L. Whitman, S. Wuertz, J.W. Santo Domingo. 2013. Multi-laboratory evaluations of the performance of Catellicoccus marimammalium PCR assays developed to target gull fecal sources. Water Research 47:6883-6896.

Journal Article20130790Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., L.C. Van De Werfhorst, E.A. Scott, M.R. Raith, P.A. Holden, J.F. Griffith. 2013. Bacteroidales terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (TRFLP) for fecal source differentiation in comparison to and in combination with universal bacteria TRFLP. Water Research 47:6944-6955.

Journal Article20130765Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Ferguson, D.M., J.F. Griffith, C.D. McGee, S.B. Weisberg, C. Hagedorn. 2013. Comparison of Enterococcus species diversity in marine water and wastewater using enterolert and EPA method 1600. Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2013:11-16.

Journal Article20130761Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Raith, M.R., C.A. Kelty, J.F. Griffith, A. Schriewer, S. Wuertz, S. Mieszkin, M. Gourmelon, G.H. Reischer, A.H. Farnleitner, J.S. Ervin, P.A. Holden, D.L. Ebentier, J.A. Jay, D. Wang, A.B. Boehm, T. Gim Aw, J.B. Rose, E. Balleste, W.G. Meijer, M. Sivaganesan, O.C. Shanks. 2013. Comparison of PCR and quantitative real-time PCR methods for the characterization of ruminant and cattle fecal pollution sources. Water Research 47:6921-6928.

Journal Article20130773Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Ervin, J.S., T.L. Russell, B.A. Layton, K.M. Yamahara, D. Wang, L.M. Sassoubre, Y. Cao, C.A. Kelty, M. Sivaganesan, A.B. Boehm, P.A. Holden, S.B. Weisberg, O.C. Shanks. 2013. Characterization of fecal concentrations in human and other animal sources by physical, culture-based, and quantitative real-time PCR methods. Water Research 47:6873-6882.

Journal Article20130793Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., L.C. Van De Werfhorst, E.A. Dubinsky, B.D. Badgley, M.J. Sadowsky, G.L. Andersen, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden. 2013. Evaluation of molecular community analysis methods for discerning fecal sources and human waste. Water Research 47:6862-6872.

Journal Article20130771Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Harwood, V.J., A.B. Boehm, L.M. Sassoubre, K. Vijayavel, J.R. Stewart, T.-T. Fong, M.P. Caprais, R.R. Converse, D. Diston, J. Ebdon, J.A. Fuhrman, M. Gourmelon, J. Gentry-Shields, J.F. Griffith, D.R. Kashian, R.T. Noble, H. Taylor, M. Wicki. 2013. Performance of viruses and bacteriophages for fecal source determination in a multi-laboratory, comparative study. Water Research 47:6929-6943.

Journal Article20130791Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Ebentier, D.L., K.T. Hanley, Y. Cao, B.D. Badgley, A.B. Boehm, J.S. Ervin, K.D. Goodwin, M. Gourmelon, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden, C.A. Kelty, S. Lozach, C.M.c.G.e.e. , L.A. Peed, M.R. Raith, H. Ryu, M.J. Sadowsky, E.A. Scott, J.S. Domingo, A. Schriewer, C.D. Sinigalliano, O.C. Shanks, L.C. Van De Werfhorst, D. Wang, S. Wuertz, J.A. Jay. 2013. Evaluation of the repeatability and reproducibility of a suite of qPCR-based microbial source tracking methods. Water Research 47:6839-6848.

Journal Article20130789Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Layton, B.A., Y. Cao, D.L. Ebentier, K. Hanley, E. Balleste, J. Brandao, M. Byappanahalli, R. Converse, A. Farnleitner, J. Gentry-Shields, M.L. Gidley, M. Gourmelon, C. Soo Lee, J. Lee, S. Lozach, T. Madi, W.G. Meijer, R. Noble, L. Peed, G.H. Reischer, R. Rodrigues, J.B. Rose, A. Schriewer, C. Sinigalliano, S. Srinivasan, J. Stewart, L.C. Van De Werfhorst, D. Wang, R. Whitman, S. Wuertz, J. Jay, P.A. Holden, A.B. Boehm, O. Shanks, J.F. Griffith. 2013. Performance of human fecal anaerobe-associated PCR-based assays in a multi-laboratory method evaluation study. Water Research 47:6897-6908.

Journal Article20130779Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Schriewer, A., K.D. Goodwin, C.D. Sinigalliano, A.M. Cox, D. Wanless, J. Bartkowiak, D.L. Ebentier, K.T. Hanley, J. Ervin, L.A. Deering, O.C. Shanks, L.A. Peed, W.G. Meijer, J.F. Griffith, J. SantoDomingo, J.A. Jay, P.A. Holden, S. Wuertz. 2013. Performance evaluation of canine-associated Bacteroidales assays in a multi-laboratory comparison study. Water Research 47:6909-6920.

Journal Article20130792Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Boehm, A.B., L.C. Van De Werfhorst, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden, J.A. Jay, O.C. Shanks, D. Wanga, S.B. Weisberg. 2013. Performance of forty-one microbial source tracking methods: A twenty-seven lab evaluation study. Water Research 47:6812-6828.

Journal Article20130775Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Griffith, J.F., B.A. Layton, A.B. Boehm, P.A. Holden, J.A. Jay, C. Hagedorn, C.D. McGee, S.B. Weisberg. 2013. The California Microbial Source Identification Manual: A Tiered Approach to Identifying Fecal Pollution Sources to Beaches. Technical Report 804. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20130804Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Stewart, J.R., A.B. Boehm, E.A. Dubinsky, T.-T. Fong, K.D. Goodwin, J.F. Griffith, R.T. Noble, O.C. Shanks, K. Vijayavel, S.B. Weisberg. 2013. Recommendations following a multi-laboratory comparison of microbial source tracking methods. Water Research 47:6829-6838.

Journal Article20130774Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., C. Hagedorn, O.C. Shanks, D. Wang, J. Ervin, J.F. Griffith, B.A. Layton, C.D. McGee, T.E. Riedel, S.B. Weisberg. 2013. Towards establishing a human fecal contamination index in microbial source tracking. International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Systems 4:46-58.

Journal Article20130812Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

McQuaig, S., J.F. Griffith, V.J. Harwood. 2012. Association of fecal indicator bacteria with human viruses and microbial source tracking markers at coastal beaches impacted by nonpoint source pollution. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:6423-6432.

Journal Article20120718Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Lu, J., H. Ryu, J.W. Santo Domingo, J.F. Griffith, N. Ashbolt. 2011. Molecular detection of Campylobacter spp. in California gull (Larus californicus) excreta. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:5034-5039.

Journal Article20110651Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., C.H. Wu, G.L. Andersen, P.A. Holden. 2011. Community analysis-based methods. in: C. Hagedorn, A. Blanch, V. Harwood (eds.), Microbial Source Tracking: Methods, Applications, and Case Studies pp. 251-282. Springer. New York, NY.

Book Chapter20110728Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., L.C. Van De Werfhorst, B. Sercu, J.L.S. Murray, P.A. Holden. 2011. Application of an integrated community analysis approach for microbial source tracking in a coastal creek. Environmental Science and Technology 45:7195-7201.

Journal Article20110690Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Hagedorn, C., S.B. Weisberg. 2011. Chemical-Based Fecal Source Tracking Methods. in: C. Hagedorn, A.R. Blanch, V.J. Harwood (eds.), Microbial Source Tracking: Methods, Applications, and Case Studies pp. 189-206. Springer. Basingstoke, UK.

Book Chapter20110652Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Johnston, C., J.A. Ufnar, J.F. Griffith, J.A. Gooch, J.R. Stewart. 2010. A real-time qPCR assay for the detection of the nifH gene of Methanobrevibater smithii, a potential indicator of sewage pollution. Journal of Applied Microbiology 109:1946-1956.

Journal Article20100680Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Converse, R.R., A.D. Blackwood, M. Kirs, J.F. Griffith, R.T. Noble. 2009. Rapid qPCR-based assay for fecal Bacteroides spp. as a tool for assessing fecal contamination in recreational waters. Water Research 43:4828-4837.

Journal Article20090679Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Hagedorn, C., S.B. Weisberg. 2009. Chemical-based fecal source tracking methods: current status and guidelines for evaluation. Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology 8:275-287.

Journal Article20090601Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Griffith, J.F., Y. Cao, C.D. McGee, S.B. Weisberg. 2009. Evaluation of rapid methods and novel indicators for assessing microbiological beach water quality. Water Research 43:4900-4907.

Journal Article20090603Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Weisberg, S.B., R.T. Noble, J.F. Griffith. 2007. Microbial Indicators of Marine Recreational Water Quality. in: C.J. Hurst, R.L. Crawford, A.L. Mills, J.L. Garland, L.D. Stetzenbach, D.A. Lipson (eds.), Manual of Environmental Microbiology pp. 280-289. ASM Press. Washington, D.C..

Book Chapter20070552Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Noble, R.T., J.F. Griffith, A.D. Blackwood, J.A. Fuhrman, J.B. Gregory, X. Hernandez, X. Liang, A.A. Bera, K.C. Schiff. 2006. Multitiered approach using quantitative PCR to track sources of fecal pollution affecting Santa Monica Bay, California. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:1604-1612.

Journal Article20060484Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Noble, R.T., J.F. Griffith, A.D. Blackwood, J.A. Fuhrman, J.B. Gregory, X. Hernandez, X. Liang, A.A. Bera, K.C. Schiff. 2005. Multi-tiered approach using quantitative polymerase chain reaction for tracking sources of fecal pollution to Santa Monica Bay, California. Technical Report 446. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20050446Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Noble, R.T., M.K. Leecaster, C.D. McGee, S.B. Weisberg, K. Ritter. 2004. Comparison of bacterial indicator analysis methods in stormwater-affected coastal waters. Water Research 38:1183-1188.

Journal Article20040431Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

Griffith, J.F., S.B. Weisberg, C.D. McGee. 2003. Evaluation of microbial source tracking methods using mixed fecal sources in aqueous test samples. Journal of Water and Health 1.4:141-151.

Journal Article20030422Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

Field, K.G., E.C. Chern, L.K. Dick, J. Fuhrman, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden, M.G. LaMontagne, M.G. LaMontagne, J. Le, B. Olson, M.T. Simonich. 2003. A comparative study of culture-independent library-independent genotypic methods of fecal source tracking. Journal of Water and Health 1.4:181-194.

Journal Article20030423Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Stewart, J.R., R.D. Ellender, J.A. Gooch, S. Jiang, S.P. Myoda, S.B. Weisberg. 2003. Recommendations for microbial source tracking: lessons from a methods comparison study. Journal of Water and Health 1.4:225-231.

Journal Article20030425Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

Ritter, K.J., E. Carruthers, C.A. Carson, R.D. Ellender, V.J. Harwood, K. Kingsley, C. Nakatsu, M. Sadowsky, B. Shear, B. West, J.E. Whitlock, B.A. Wiggins, J.D. Wilbur. 2003. Assessment of statistical methods used in library-based approaches to microbial source tracking. Journal of Water and Health 1:209-233.

Journal Article20030424Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Bernstein, B., J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2002. Microbiological source tracking workshop: Workgroup findings and recommendations. Technical Report 363. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20020363Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality