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Publications

All SCCWRP publications co-authored by Dr. John Griffith
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Gomez-Alvarez, V., N.J. Ashbolt, J.F. Griffith, J.S. Domingo, J. Lu. 2019. Whole-Genome Sequencing of Four Campylobacter Strains Isolated from Gull Excreta Collected from Hobie Beach (Oxnard, CA, USA). Microbiology Resource Announcements 8:1-3.

Journal Article20191101Microbial Water Quality

Steele, J.A., D. Ebentier, A.G. 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

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

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

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

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. 2015. Droplet digital PCR for simultaneous quantification of general and human-associated fecal indicators for water quality assessment. Water Research 70:337-349.

Journal Article20150841Microbial 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

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

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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 501-521. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.32

Bourlat, S.J., A. Borja, J. Gilbert, M.I. Taylor, N. Davies, S.B. Weisberg, J.F. Griffith, T. Lettieri, D. Field, J. Benzie, F.O. Glockner, N. Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, D.P. Faith, T.P. Bean, M. Obst. 2013. Genomics in marine monitoring: New opportunities for assessing marine health status. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 115-135. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.09

Bourlat, S.J., A. Borja, J. Gilbert, M.I. Taylor, N. Davies, S.B. Weisberg, J.F. Griffith, T. Lettieri, D. Field, J. Benzie, F.O. Glockner, N. Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, D.P. Faith, T.P. Bean, M. Obst. 2013. Genomics in marine monitoring: New opportunities for assessing marine health status. Marine Pollution Bulletin 74:19-31.

Journal Article20130762DNA Barcoding, Regional Monitoring

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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 611-624. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.39

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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 475-490. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.30

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

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.G. 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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 491-500. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.31

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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 461-474. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.29

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. McGee, L.A. Peed, M.R. Raith, H. Ryu, M.J. Sadowsky, E.A. Scott, J. Santo 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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 433-444. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.27

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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 541-553. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.34

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

Love, D.C., R.A. Rodriguez, C.D. Gibbons, J.F. Griffith, Q. Yu, J. Stewart, M.D. Sobsey. 2013. Human viruses and viral indicators in marine water at two beaches in southern California, USA. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 595-610. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.38

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

Boehm, A.B., L.C. Van De Werfhorst, J.F. Griffith, P.A. Holden, J.A. Jay, O.C. Shanks, D. Wang, S.B. Weisberg. 2013. Performance of forty-three microbial source tracking methods: A twenty-seven laboratory evaluation study. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 409-431. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.26

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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 581-593. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.37

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

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

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 for microbial source tracking. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 567-579. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.36

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

Cao, Y., M. Sivaganesan, J. Kinzelman, A.D. Blackwood, R.T. Noble, R.A. Haugland, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2013. Effect of platform, reference material, and quantification model on enumeration of Enterococcus by quantitative PCR methods. Water Research 47:233-241.

Journal Article20130742Microbial Water Quality

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.

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Shanks, O.C., M. Sivaganesan, L. Peed, C.A. Kelty, A.D. Blackwood, M.R. Greene, R.T. Noble, R.N. Bushon, E.A. Stelzer, J. Kinzelman, T. Anan'eva, C. Sinigalliano, D. Wanless, J.F. Griffith, Y. Cao, S.B. Weisberg, V.J. Harwood, C. Staley, K.H. Oshima, M. Varma, R.A. Haugland. 2012. Interlaboratory comparison of real-time PCR protocols for quantification of general fecal indicator bacteria. Environmental Science and Technology 46:945-953.

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Shanks, O.C., M. Sivaganesan, L.i.n.d.s.a.y. Peed, C.A. Kelty, A.D. Blackwood, M.R. Greene, R.T. Noble, R.N. Bushon, E.A. Stelzer, J. Kinzelman, T. Anan'eva, C. Sinigalliano, D. Wanless, J.F. Griffith, Y. Cao, S.B. Weisberg, V.J. Harwood, C. Staley, K.H. Oshima, M. Varma, R.A. Haugland. 2012. Inter-laboratory comparison of real-time PCR protocols for quantification of general fecal indicator bacteria. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 273-286. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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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.

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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 gene of Catellicoccus marimammalium and Streptococcus spp. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 309-322. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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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.

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Ryu, H., M. Henson, M. Elk, C. Toledo-Hernandez, J.F. Griffith, D. Blackwood, R. Noble, M. Gourmelon, S. Glassmeyer, J. Santo Domingo. 2012. Development of quantitative PCR assays targeting 16S rRNA gene of Enterococcus spp. and their application to the identification of Enterococcus species in environmental samples. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 341-356. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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Goodwin, K.D., M. McNay, Y. Cao, D. Ebentier, M. Madison, J.F. Griffith. 2012. A multi-beach study of Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, and enterococci in seawater and beach sand. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 357-373. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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Goodwin, K.D., M. McNay, Y. Cao, D. Ebentier, M. Madison, J.F. Griffith. 2012. A multi-beach study of Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, and enterococci in seawater and beach sand. Water Research 46:4195-4207.

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McQuaig, S., J.F. Griffith, V.J. Harwood. 2012. The association of fecal indicator bacteria with human viruses and microbial source tracking markers at coastal beaches impacted by nonpoint source pollution. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 323-340. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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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.

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Ebentier, D.L., M.R. Raith, Y. Cao, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Factors affecting the relationship between qPCR and culture-based enumeration of Enterococcus. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 253-260. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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Converse, R.R., J.F. Griffith, R.T. Noble, R.A. Haugland, K.C. Schiff, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Correlation between quantitative polymerase chain reaction and culture-based methods for measuring Enterococcus over various temporal scales and three California marine beaches. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:1237-1242.

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Cao, Y., J.F. Griffith, S. Dorevitch, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Effectiveness of qPCR permutations, internal controls and dilution as means for minimizing the impact of inhibition while measuring Enterococcus in environmental waters. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 287-298. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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Cao, Y., J.F. Griffith, S. Dorevitch, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Effectiveness of qPCR permutations, internal controls and dilution as means for minimizing the impact of inhibition while measuring Enterococcus in environmental waters. Journal of Applied Microbiology 113:66-75.

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Cao, Y., M. Sivaganesan, J. Kinzelman, A.D. Blackwood, R.T. Noble, R.A. Haugland, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Effect of platform, reference material, and quantification model on enumeration of Enterococcus by quantitative PCR methods. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 261-272. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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Lu, J., H. Ryu, J.S. Domingo, J.F. Griffith, N. Ashbolt. 2011. Molecular detection of Campylobacter spp. in California Gull (Larus Californicus) excreta. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 213-221. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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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

Gregory, J.B., L.F. Webster, J.F. Griffith, J.R. Stewart. 2011. Improved detection and quantitation of norovirus from water. Journal of Virological Methods 172:38-45.

Journal Article20110648Microbial Water Quality

Griffith, J.F., S.B. Weisberg. 2011. Challenges in implementing new technology for beach water quality monitoring: Lessons from a California demonstration project. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 177-186. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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Griffith, J.F., S.B. Weisberg. 2011. Challenges in implementing new technology for beach water quality monitoring: Lessons from a California demonstration project. Marine Technology Society Journal 45:65-73.

Journal Article20110647Microbial Water Quality

Converse, R.R., J.F. Griffith, R.T. Noble, R.A. Haugland, K.C. Schiff, S.B. Weisberg. 2011. Correlation between quantitative polymerase chain reaction and culture-based methods for measuring Enterococcus over various temporal scales and three California marine beaches. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 187-196. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

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Cao, Y., C.D. McGee, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2011. Method repeatability for measuring Enterococcus in southern California beach sands. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 207-211. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20112011.15

Cao, Y., C.D. McGee, J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2011. Method repeatability for measuring Enterococcus in southern California beach sands. Letters in Applied Microbiology 53:656-659.

Journal Article20110729Microbial Water Quality

Mika, K.B., G. Imamura, C. Chang, V. Conway, G. Fernandez, J.F. Griffith, R.A. Kampalath, a.n.d. CM Lee, C.-C. Lin, R. Moreno, S. Thompson, R.L. Whitman, J.A. Jay. 2010. Pilot- and bench-scale testing of fecal indicator bacteria survival in marine beach sand near point sources. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 87-101. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.08

Griffith, J.F., K.C. Schiff, G.S. Lyon, J.A. Fuhrman. 2010. Microbiological water quality at non-human influenced reference beaches in southern California during wet weather. Marine Pollution Bulletin 60:500-508.

Journal Article20100610Microbial Water Quality

Halliday, E., J.F. Griffith, R.J. Gast. 2010. Use of an exogenous plasmid standard and quantitative PCR to monitor spatial and temporal distribution of Enterococcus spp. in beach sands. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 103-112. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.09

Halliday, E., J.F. Griffith, R.J. Gast. 2010. Use of an exogenous plasmid standard and quantitative PCR to monitor spatial and temporal distribution of Enterococcus spp. in beach sands. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 8:146-154.

Journal Article20100614Microbial Water Quality

Lee, C.M., J.F. Griffith, W. Kaiser, J.A. Jay. 2010. Covalently-linked immunomagnetic separation/adenosine triphosphate technique (Cov-IMS/ATP) enables rapid, in-field detection and quantification of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp. in freshwater and marine environments. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 75-85. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.07

Lee, C.M., J.F. Griffith, W. Kaiser, J.A. Jay. 2010. Covalently-linked immunomagnetic separation/adenosine triphosphate technique (Cov-IMS/ATP) enables rapid, in-field detection and quantification of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp. in freshwater and marine environments. Journal of Applied Microbiology 109:324-333.

Journal Article20100682Microbial Water Quality

Hamilton, M.J., A.Z. Hadi, J.F. Griffith, M.J. Sadowsky. 2010. Large scale analysis of virulence genes in Escherichia coli strains isolated from Avalon Bay, CA. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 113-125. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.10

Hamilton, M.J., A.Z. Hadi, J.F. Griffith, S. Ishii, M.J. Sadowsky. 2010. Large scale analysis of virulence genes in Escherichia coli strains isolated from Avalon Bay, CA. Water Research 44:5463-5473.

Journal Article20100681Microbial Water Quality

Johnston, C., J.A. Unfar, 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. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 127-138. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.11

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

Gregory, J.B., L.F. Webster, J.F. Griffith, J.R. Stewart. 2010. Improved detection and quantification of norovirus from water. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 139-152. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.12

Ferguson, D.M., J.F. Griffith, C.D. McGee, S.B. Weisberg. 2010. Comparison of Enterococcus species selectivity using Enterolert and EPA Method 1600. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 67-73. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.06

Noble, R.T., A.D. Blackwood, J.F. Griffith, C.D. McGee, S.B. Weisberg. 2010. Comparison of rapid quantitative PCR-based and conventional culture-based methods for enumeration of Enterococcus spp. and Escherichia coli in recreational waters. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76:7437-7443.

Journal Article20100627Microbial Water Quality

Converse, R.R., A.D. Blackwood, M. Kirs, R.T. Noble, J.F. Griffith. 2009. Rapid QPCR-based assay for fecal Bacteroides spp. as a tool for assessing fecal contamination in recreational waters. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 235-247. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20092009.16

Boehm, A.B., J.F. Griffith, C.D. McGee, T.A. Edge, H.M. Solo-Gabriele, R. Whitman, Y. Cao, M. Getrich, J.A. Jay, D. Ferguson, K.D. Goodwin, C.M. Lee, M. Madison, S.B. Weisberg. 2009. Fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) enumeration in beach sand: A comparison study of FIB extraction methods in medium to coarse sands. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 249-261. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20092009.17

Boehm, A.B., J.F. Griffith, C.D. McGee, T.A. Edge, H.M. Solo-Gabriele, R. Whitman, Y. Cao, M. Getrich, J.A. Jay, D. Ferguson, K.D. Goodwin, C.M. Lee, M. Madison, S.B. Weisberg. 2009. Fecal indicator bacteria enumeration in beach sand: A comparison study of FIB extraction methods in medium to coarse sands. Journal of Applied Microbiology 107:1740-1750.

Journal Article20090628Microbial 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

Mika, K.B., G. Imamura, C. Chang, V. Conway, G. Fernandez, J.F. Griffith, R.A. Kampalath, C.M. Lee, C.-C. Lin, R. Moreno, S. Thompson, R.L. Whitman, J.A. Jay. 2009. Pilot- and bench-scale testing of faecal indicator bacteria survival in marine beach sand near point sources. Journal of Apllied Microbiology 107:72-84.

Journal Article20090587Microbial 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. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 223-233. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20092009.15

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

Noble, R.T., A.D. Blackwood, J.F. Griffith, C.D. McGee, S.B. Weisberg. 2009. Comparison of rapid QPCR-based and culture-based methods for enumeration of Enterococcus sp. and Escherichia coli in recreational waters. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 211-221. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20092009.14

Cao, Y., J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2009. Evaluation of optical brightener photodecay characteristics for detection of human fecal contamination. Water Research 43:2273-2279.

Journal Article20090584Microbial Water Quality

Cao, Y., J.F. Griffith, S.B. Weisberg. 2008. Evaluation of optical brightener photodecay characteristics for the detection of human fecal contamination. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 145-152. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20082008.11

Griffith, J.F., K.C. Schiff, S.B. Weisberg, C.D. McGee, C. Clifton. 2007. Efficacy of shallow water sampling to determine exposure of surfers to indicator bacteria at marine beaches. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2007 Annual Report pp. 237-244. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20072007.17

Griffith, J.F., K.C. Schiff, S.B. Weisberg, C. McGee, C. Clifton. 2007. Southern California Bight 2003 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Shoreline Microbiology. Technical Report 526. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20070526Microbial Water Quality, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

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

Griffith, J.F., D. Moore, C. McGee, S.B. Weisberg. 2007. Beta testing of rapid methods for measuring beach water quality. Technical Report 506. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20070506Microbial 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

Griffith, J.F., K.C. Schiff, G.S. Lyon. 2006. Microbiological water quality at non-human impacted reference beaches in southern California during wet weather. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2005-06 Biennial Report pp. 195-206. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Annual Report20062006.16

Griffith, J.F., K.C. Schiff, G.S. Lyon. 2006. Microbiological water quality at non-human impacted reference beaches in southern California during wet weather. Technical Report 495. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20060495Microbial Water Quality

Colford Jr, J.M., T.J. Wade, K.C. Schiff, C.C. Wright, J.F. Griffith, S.K. Sandhu, S. Burns, J. Hayes, M. Sobsey, G. Lovelace, S.B. Weisberg. 2006. Water quality indicators and the risk of illness in non-point source impacted recreational waters. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2005-06 Biennial Report pp. 141-153. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Annual Report20062006.11

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. 2006. Multi-tiered approach using quantitative polymerase chain reaction for tracking sources of fecal pollution to Santa Monica Bay, California. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2005-06 Biennial Report pp. 181-193. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Annual Report20062006.15

Griffith, J.F., L.A. Aumand, I.M. Lee, C.D. McGEE, L.L. Othman, K.J. Ritter, K.O. Walker, S.B. Weisberg. 2006. Comparison and verification of bacterial water quality indicator measurement methods using ambient coastal water samples. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 116:335-344.

Journal Article20060491Microbial Water Quality

Griffith, J.F., S.B. Weisberg. 2006. Evaluation of Rapid Microbiological Methods for Measuring Recreational Water Quality. Technical Report 485. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20060485Microbial Water Quality

Schiff, K.C., J.F. Griffith, G. Lyon. 2005. Microbiological water quality at reference beaches in southern California during wet weather. Technical Report 448. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20050448Microbial Water Quality, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

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

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

Griffith, J.F., S.B. Weisberg, C.D. McGee. 2004. Evaluation of microbial source tracking methods using mixed fecal sources in aqueous test samples. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 328-349. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Annual Report20042004.27

Griffith, J.F., S.B. Weisberg, C.D. McGee. 2004. Evaluation of new, rapid microbiological methods for measuring recreational water quality. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 357-365. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Annual Report20042004.30

Griffith, J.F., L.A. Aumand, I.M. Lee, C.D. McGee, L.L. Othman, K.J. Ritter, K.O. Walker, S.B. Weisberg. 2004. Comparison and verification of bacterial water quality indicator measurement methods using ambient coastal water samples. in: S.B. Weisberg, D. Elmore (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2003-04 Biennial Report pp. 350-356. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Annual Report20042004.29

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

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