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All publications related to Microbial Risk Assessment
PublicationPub. TypePub. YearSCCWRP Pub. #Related Topic Areas

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

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

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

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

DeFlorio-Barker, S., B.F. Arnold, E.A. Sams, A.P. Dufour, J.M. Colford Jr, S.B. Weisberg, K.C. Schiff, T.J. Wade. 2017. Child environmental exposures to water and sand at the beach: Findings from studies of over 68,000 subjects at 12 beaches. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology DOI:10.1038/jes.2017.23.

Journal Article20171007Microbial Risk Assessment, 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

Ferguson, D.M., S.B. Weisberg, C. Hagedorn, K. De Leon, V. Mofidi, J. Wolfe, M. Zimmerman, J.A. Jay. 2016. Enterococcus growth on eelgrass (Zostera marina); implications for water quality. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92:1-7.

Journal Article20160929Microbial Risk Assessment, 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

Scott, G.I., D.E. Porter, R.S. Norman, C.H. Scott, M.I. Uyaguari-Diaz, K.A. Maruya, S.B. Weisberg, M.H. Fulton, E.F. Wirth, J. Moore, P.L. Pennington, D. Schlenk, G.P. Cobb, N.D. Denslow. 2016. Antibiotics as CECs: An Overview of the Hazards Posed by Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance. Frontiers in Marine Science 3:1-15.

Journal Article20160939Emerging Contaminants, Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Tiefenthaler, L.L., M. Sutula, J.F. Griffith, M.R. Raith. 2016. Microbiological Water Quality at Reference Beaches and an Adjoining Estuary in Southern California during a Prolonged Drought. Technical Report 936. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20160936Microbial Risk Assessment, 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

Yau, V.M., K.C. Schiff, B.F. Arnold, J.F. Griffith, J.S. Gruber, C.C. Wright, T.J. Wade, S. Burns, J.M. Hayes, C. McGee, M. Gold, Y. Cao, A.B. Boehm, S.B. Weisberg, J.M. Colford Jr. 2014. Effect of submarine groundwater discharge on bacterial indicators and swimmer health at Avalon Beach, CA, USA. Water Research 59:23-36.

Journal Article20140825Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Rippy, M.A., R. Stein, B.F. Sanders, K. Davis, K. McLaughlin, J.F. Skinner, J. Kappeler, S.B. Grant. 2014. Small Drains, Big Problems: The Impact of Dry Weather Runoff on Shoreline Water Quality at Enclosed Beaches. Environmental Science and Technology 48:14168-14177.

Journal Article20140838Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

Arnold, B.F., K.C. Schiff, J.F. Griffith, J.S. Gruber, V. Yau, C.C. Wright, T.J. Wade, S. Burns, J.M. Hayes, C. McGee, M. Gold, Y. Cao, S.B. Weisberg, J.M. Colford Jr. 2013. Swimmer illness associated with marine water exposure and water quality indicators: Impact of widely used assumptions. Epidemiology 24:845-853.

Journal Article20130780Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Raith, M.R., D.L. Ebentier, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2013. Factors affecting the relationship between quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) and culture-based enumeration of Enterococcus in environmental waters. Journal of Applied Microbiology 116:737-746.

Journal Article20130801Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Colford Jr, J.M., K.C. Schiff, J.F. Griffith, V. Yau, B.F. Arnold, C.C. Wright, J.S. Gruber, T.J. Wade, S. Burns, J. Hayes, C. McGee, M. Gold, Y. Cao, R.T. Noble, R. Haugland, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Using rapid indicators for Enterococcus to assess the risk of illness after exposure to urban runoff contaminated marine water. Water Research 46:2176-2186.

Journal Article20120699Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Ryu, H., J.F. Griffith, I.U.H. Khan, S. Hill, T.A. Edge, C. Toledo-Hernandez, J. Gonzalez-Nieves, J. Santo Domingo. 2012. Comparison of gull feces-specific assays targeting the 16S rRNA genes of Catellicoccus marimammalium and Streptococcus spp. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:1909-1916.

Journal Article20120693Microbial Risk Assessment, 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

Rose, J.B., E.A. Dreelin, S.B. Weisberg. 2008. Transboundary Monitoring of International Waters: Critical Questions for Microbial Water Quality. in: J.B. Rose, E.A. Dreelin (eds.), Effective Cross-Border Monitoring Systems for Waterborne Microbial Pathogens: A Plan for Action pp. 1-22. IWA Publishing. London, UK.

Book Chapter20080554Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality, Regional Monitoring

Colford Jr, J.M., T.J. Wade, K.C. Schiff, C.C. Wright, J.F. Griffith, S.K. Sandhu, S. Burns, M. Sobsey, G. Lovelace, S.B. Weisberg. 2007. Water quality indicators and the risk of illness at beaches with nonpoint sources of fecal contamination. Epidemiology 18:27-35.

Journal Article20070498Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Boehm, A.B., R.L. Whitman, M.B. Nevers, D. Hou, S.B. Weisberg. 2007. Nowcasting recreational water quality. in: L.J. Wymer (ed.), Statistical Framework for Recreational Water Quality Criteria and Monitoring pp. 179-210. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. West Sussex, England.

Book Chapter20070553.BMicrobial Risk Assessment, 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

Weisberg, S.B. 2007. A management context for the statistical design of recreational contact water quality monitoring programs. in: L.J. Wymer (ed.), Statistical Framework for Recreational Water Quality Criteria and Monitoring pp. 13-18. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. West Sussex, England.

Book Chapter20070553.AMicrobial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Colford Jr, J.M., T.J. Wade, K.C. Schiff, C. Wright, J.F. Griffith, S.K. Sandhu, S.B. Weisberg. 2005. Recreational water contact and illness in Mission Bay, California. Technical Report 449. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20050449Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

Colford Jr, J.M., T.J. Wade, K.C. Schiff, C. Wright, J.F. Griffith, S.K. Sandhu, S.B. Weisberg. 2005. Recreational water contact and illness in Mission Bay, California (Appendices 1-3). Technical Report 449.1-3. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20050449.1-3Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality

Colford Jr, J.M., T.J. Wade, K.C. Schiff, C. Wright, J.F. Griffith, S.K. Sandhu, S.B. Weisberg. 2005. Recreational water contact and illness in Mission Bay, California (Appendices 4-7). Technical Report 449.4-7. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20050449.4-7Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality