Published Research


  • Hintz, W.D., L. Fay, and R.A. Relyea. 2021. Road salts, human safety, and the rising salinity of our fresh waters. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment __:__-__.

  • Lewis, J. L., G. Agostini, D. K. Jones, and R. A. Relyea. 2021. Cascading effects of insecticides and road salt on wetland communities. Environmental Pollution __:__-__. (IF = 6.8)

  • Leggett, S., D. Jones, J. Borrelli, and R. A. Relyea. 2021. The combined effects of road salt and biotic stressors on amphibian sex ratios. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry __:__-__. (IF = 3.2)

  • Harrison, J.W., Lucius, M.A., Farrell, J.L., Eichler, L.W., and Relyea, R.A. 2021. Prediction of stream nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations from high-frequency sensors using Random Forests Regression. Science of the Total Environment (IF = 6.6).

  • Coldsnow, K.D., W. D. Hintz, M. S. Schuler, A. B. Stoler, and R. A. Relyea. 2021. Calcium chloride pollution mitigates the negative effects of an invasive clam. Biological Invasions __:__-__.

  • Moriarty, V. M., M. A. Lucius, K. E. Johnston, J. J. Borrelli, B. M. Mattes, A. R. Pezzuoli, C. D. Watson, L. W. Eichler, R. A. Relyea. 2021. Fluorometer optical path interference via zooplankton phototaxis: Implications for high-frequency data collection. Limnology and Oceanography:  Methods __:__-__.


  • Stetler, J.T., S. Girdner, J. Mack, L.A. Winslow, T.H. Leach, and K.C. Rose. 2020. Atmospheric stilling and warming air temperatures drive long-term changes in lake stratification in a large oligotrophic lake. Limnology and Oceanography __:__-__. (IF = 3.8)

  • C. D. Watson, G. Auger, M. Tewari, L. A. Treinish (2020) Predicting complete winter ice coverage at Lake George, New York. International Journal of Climatology  __:__-__. (IF = 3.6)

  • C. D. Watson, C. Wang, T. Lynar, K. Weldemariam (2020) Investigating two super-resolution methods for downscaling precipitation: ESRGAN and CAR. In proceedings of NeurIPS 2020 Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning, Vancouver, Canada, December 2020.

  • A. C. Nogueira Jr, J. L. Almeida, G. Auger, and C. D. Watson (2020) Reduced Order Modeling of Dynamical Systems Using Artificial Neural Networks Applied to Water Circulation. In: H. Jagode, H. Anzt, G. Juckeland and H. Ltaief (Eds.) High Performance Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12321. Springer, Cham.

  • Lewis, J. L., J. J. Borrelli, J. K. Jones, and R. A. Relyea. 2020. Investigation of road salt and bioticstressors on amphibian morphology. Icthyology & Herpetology (formerly Copeia) (IF = 1.2).

  • Lucius, M., K. E. Johnston, L. W. Eichler, J. L. Farrell, V. W. Moriarty, R. A. Relyea. 2020. Using machine learning to correct for nonphotochemical quenching in high-frequency, in vivo fluorometer data. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods __:__-__.

  • Kornecki, K.M., M.S. Schuler, M.E. Katz, R.A. Relyea, F.M.G. McCarthy, M.F. Schaller, D.P. Gillikin, J.C. Stager, C.W. Boylen, L. Eichler, and S. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2020. The canary in the coal mine: testate amoebae record anthropogenic impacts in oligotrophic Lake George, NY sediments. The Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 50 (2): 128-140.

  • Stoler, A. B., and R. A. Relyea. 2020. Reviewing the role of plant litter inputs to forested wetland ecosystems: Leafing through the literature. Ecological Monographs __:__-__.


  • Hintz, W. D., M. S. Schuler, J. J. Borrelli, L. W. Eichler, A. B. Stoler, V. M. Moriarty, C. W. Boylen, S. A. Nierzwicki-Bauer, and R. A. Relyea. 2019. Concurrent improvement and deterioration of epilimnetic water quality in an oligotrophic lake over 37 years. Limnology and Oceanography.

  • Hintz, W. D., M. S. Schuler, D. K. Jones, K. D. Coldsnow, A. B. Stoler, and R. A. Relyea. 2019. Nutrients influence the multi-trophic impacts of an invasive species unaffected by native competitors or predators. Science of the Total Environment 694:133704. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133704.

  • Hintz, W. D., and R. A. Relyea. 2019. A review of the species, community, and ecosystem impacts of road salt salinization in fresh waters. Freshwater Biology 64:1081-1097.

  • Hintz, W. D., D. K. Jones, and R A. Relyea. 2019. Evolved tolerance to freshwater salinization in zooplankton: Life history tradeoffs, cross-tolerance, and reducing cascading effects. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 374: 20180019

  • Schuler, M. S., M. Cañedo-Argüelles, W. D. Hintz, B. Dyack, S. Birk, and R A. Relyea. 2019. Regulations are needed to protect freshwater ecosystems from salinization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 374: 20180019.


  • Jane, S., and K.C. Rose. 2018. Carbon quality regulates the temperature dependence of aquatic ecosystem respiration. Freshwater Biology 63: 1407-1419. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13168.

  • Winslow, L.A., T.H. Leach, and K.C. Rose. 2018. Global lake response to the recent warming hiatus. Environmental Research Letters 13:054005.

  • Winslow, L. A., Hahn, T. H., DeVaul Princiotta, S., Leach, T. H., & Rose, K. C. (2018). Characterizing hydrologic networks: Developing a tool to enable research of macroscale aquatic networks. Environmental Modelling & Software, 104, 94–101. DOI:   10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.03.012.

  • Leach, T., L. Winslow, F.W. Acker, J.A. Bloomfield, C.W. Boylen, P. Bukaveckas, D.F. Charles, R. Daniels, C. Driscoll, L.W. Eichler, J.L. Farrell, C. Funk, C. Goodrich, T.M. Michelena, S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer, K. Roy, W.H. Shaw, J.W. Sutherland, M. Swinton, D. Winkler, and K. Rose.  2018.  Long-term dataset on aquatic responses to concurrent climate change and recovery from acidification.  Nature Research: Scientific Data volume 5, Article number: 180059.

  • Battad Z., and M. Si. (2018) Automatic generation of descriptions for numerical data using narrative abnormality. In: R. Rouse, H. Koenitz, and M. Haahr (eds.) Interactive Storytelling. ICIDS 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11318. Springer, Cham.

  • Coldsnow, K. D., and R. A. Relyea.  2018. Toxicity of various road-deicing salts to Asian clams (Corbicula fluminea). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 37:1839-1845.  DOI: 10.1002/etc.4126.

  • Jones, D. K., W. D. Hintz, M. S. Schuler, E. K. Yates, B. M. Mattes, and R. A. Relyea. 2018. Inducible tolerance to agrochemicals was paved by evolutionary responses to predators. Environmental Science and Technology 51:13913-13919.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03816.

  • Jones, D. K., E. K. Yates, B. M. Mattes, W. D. Hintz, M. S. Schuler, and R. A. Relyea. 2018. Timing and frequency of sublethal exposure modifies the induction and retention of increased insecticide tolerance in wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus). Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology 37:2188-2197.  DOI:10.1002/etc.4177.

  • Lind, L., M. S. Schuler, W. D. Hintz, A. B. Stoler, D. K. Jones, B. M. Mattes, and R. A. Relyea. 2018. Salty fertile lakes:  How salinization and eutrophication alter the structure of freshwater communities.  Ecosphere 9:e02383.  DOI:10.1002/ecs2.2383.

  • Schuler, M. S., and R. A. Relyea. 2018. A review of the combined threats of road salts and heavy metals to freshwater systems. BioScience 68:327-335.  DOI:10.1093/biosci/biy018.

  • Schuler, M. S., and R. A. Relyea. 2018. Road salt and organic additives affect mosquito growth and survival:  An emerging problem in wetlands. Oikos 127:866-874.  DOI:10.1111/oik.04837.

  • Stoler, A. B., K. Sudol, J. Mruzek, and R. A. Relyea. 2018. Interactive effects of road salt and sediment disturbance on the productivity of seven common aquatic macrophytes. Freshwater Biology 63:709-720.  DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13110.

  • Sutherland, J.W., S.A. Norton, J.W. Short, and C. Navitsky. 2018. Modeling salinization and recovery of road salt-impacted lakes in temperate regions based on long-term monitoring of Lake George, New York (USA) and its drainage basin. Sci. Total Environ. 637-638, 282-294. DOI:  10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.341.


  • Arandia, E. F. O'Donncha, S. McKenna, S. Tirupathi, and E. Ragnoli. 2017. Surrogate Modeling and Risk-Based Analysis for Solute Transport Simulations. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment.  DOI:10.1007/s00477-018-1549-6

  • Coldsnow, K. D., B. M. Mattes, W. D. Hintz, and R. A Relyea. 2017. Rapid evolution of tolerance to road salt in zooplankton. Environmental Pollution 222:367-373.  DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.12.024

  • Coldsnow, K., D., R. A. Relyea, and J. M. Hurley. 2017. Evolution to environmental contamination ablates the circadian clock of an aquatic sentinel species. Ecology and Evolution 7:10339-10349.  DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3490

  • Hintz, W. D., B. M. Mattes, M. S. Schuler, D. K. Jones, A. B. Stoler, L. Lind, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Salinization triggers a trophic cascade in experimental freshwater communities with varying food-chain length. Ecological Applications 27:833-844.  DOI: 10.1002/eap.1487

  • Hintz, W. D., and R. A. Relyea. 2017. A salty landscape of fear: Responses of fish and zooplankton to freshwater salinization and predatory stress.  Oecologia 185:147–156.  DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-3925-1

  • Hintz, W. D., and R. A Relyea. 2017. Impacts of road deicing salts on the early-life growth and development of a stream salmonid: Salt type matters. Environmental Pollution 223:409-415.  DOI 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.01.040

  • Jones, D. K., B. M. Mattes, W. D. Hintz, M. S. Schuler, A. B. Stoler, L. Lind, R. O. Cooper, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Investigation of road salts and biotic stressors on freshwater wetland communities. Environmental Pollution 221:159-167.  DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.11.060

  • Lambert, M. R., Stoler, A. B., Smylie, M. S., Relyea, R. A., Skelly, D. K. 2017. Interactive effects of road salt and leaf litter on wood frog sex ratios and sexual size dimorphism. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 74:141-146.  DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2016-0324

  • Schuler, M., W. D. Hintz, W., D. K. Jones, L. Lind, B. M. Mattes, A. B. Stoler, K. Sudol, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs:  In search of safe alternatives. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:1353-1361.  DOI 10.1111/1365-2664.12877=

  • Stoler, A. B. , W. Hintz, D. K. Jones, L. Lind, M. S. Schuler, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Leaf litter mediates the negative impact of road salt on forested wetland communities. Freshwater Science 36:415-426.  DOI:10.1086/692139

  • Stoler, A. B., B. M. Mattes, W. D. Hintz, D. K. Jones, L. Lind, M. S. Schuler, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Effects of a common insecticide on wetland communities with varying quality of leaf litter inputs. Environmental Pollution 226:452-462.  DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.04.019

  • Stoler, A. B., B. M. Walker, W. D. Hintz, D. K. Jones, L. Lind, B. M. Mattes, M. S. Schuler, and R. A. Relyea. 2017. Combined effects of road salt and an insecticide on wetland communities. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 36:771-779.  DOI: 10.1002/etc.3639

  • Swinton, M.W., L.W. Eichler, S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer, J. Farrell, J.W. Sutherland, M.R. Kelly and C.W. Boylen. 2017. Groundwater attenuation of summer stream temperatures favors deeper intrusion depths into Lake George, NY. Hydrology Research 48:177-190.  DOI: 10.2166/nh.2016.188

  • Jane, S.F. L.A. Winslow, C. Remancal, and K.C. Rose. 2017. Long-term trends and synchrony in dissolved organic matter characteristics in Wisconsin, USA lakes: Quality, not quantity, is highly sensitive to climate. JGR Biogeosciences. DOI: 10.1002/2016JG003630.

  • Leach, T.H., B.E. Beisner, C.C. Carey, P. Pernica, K.C. Rose, Y. Huot, J.A. Brentrup, I. Domaizon, H-P. Grossart, B.W. Ibelings, P.T. Kelly, S. Jacquet, J.A. Rusak, J.D. Stockwell, D. Straile, and P. Verburg. 2017. Patterns and drivers of deep chlorophyll maxima structure in 100 lakes: the relative importance of light and thermal stratification. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10656.

  • Williamson, C.E., S. Madronich, A. Lal, R. Zepp, R. Lucas, E. Overholt, K.C. Rose, S.G. Schladow, and J. Lee-Taylor. 2017. Climate change is reducing the potential for solar ultraviolet radiation to inactivate waterborne pathogens. Scientific Reports 7:1-12.

  • Winslow, L.A., J.S. Read, G.J.A. Hansen, K.C. Rose, and D.M. Robertson. 2017. Seasonality of change: Summer warming rates do not fully represent effects of climate change on lake temperatures. Limnology and Oceanography 62: 2168-2178.


  • Brentrup, J.A., C.E. Williamson, W. Eckert, E. de Eyto, H.-P. Grossart, Y. Huot, P. Isles, L.B. Knoll, T.H. Leach, D. d. Motta Marques, C.G. McBride, D. Pierson, F. Pomati, J.S. Read, K.C. Rose, P.A. Staehr, and L.A. Winslow. 2016. Beyond seasonal integrated models: The potential of high-frequency profiling to assess spatial and temporal patterns of phytoplankton biomass. Inland Waters 6: 565-580.

  • Michelena, T.M., J.L. Farrell, L.W. Eichler and C.W. Boylen. 2016. Distribution and cycling of chemical constituents in the pelagic zone of Lake George, NY: Two lakes instead of one. Northeastern Geoscience. 33: 25-33.

  • Rose, K.C., K.C. Weathers, A.L. Hetherington, and D.P. Hamilton. 2016. Insights from GLEON, the Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network. Inland Waters 6: 476-482.

  • Rose, K.C., Winslow, L.A., J.S. Read, and G.A. Hansen. 2016. Climate warming of lakes is either amplified or suppressed by trends in water clarity. Limnology and Oceanography Letters.

  • Staehr, P.A., L.S. Brighenti, M. Honti, J. Christensen, and K.C. Rose. 2016. Global patterns of light saturation and photo-inhibition of lake primary production. Inland Waters 6: 593-607.

  • Woolway, R.I., I.D. Jones, S.C. Maberly, J.R. French, D.M. Livingstone, D.T. Monteith, G.L. Simpson, S.J. Thackeray, M.R. Andersen, R.W. Battarbee, C. DeGasperi, C.D. Evans, E. de Eyto, H. Feuchtmayr, G. Gal, D.P. Hamilton, M. Kernan, J.Krokowski, J.S. Read, A. Rimmer, K.C. Rose, J.A. Rusak, D.B. Ryves, D.R. Scott, E. Shilland, R.L. Smyth, P.A. Staehr, R. Thomas, S. Waldron, and G. Weyhenmeyer. 2016. Diel surface temperature range scales with lake size. PLOS One 11: 1-14.


  • Dow, A. K., E. M. Dow, T. D. Fitzsimmons, and M. M. Materise. 2015. Harnessing the environmental data flood:  A comparative analysis of hydrologic, oceanographic, and meteorological informatics platforms. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 96:725-736.  DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00178.1

  • Kinkead, L., P. Pinheiro, and D. L. McGuinness. Automating the Collection of Semantic Sensor Network Metadata in the Field with Mobile Applications. In proceedings of 1st International Workshop on Mobile Deployment of Semantic Technologies (MoDeST 2015), Bethlehem, PA, USA October 2015, pp. 32-43

  • Pinheiro, P., McGuinness, D.L., and Santos, H. 2015. Human-Aware Sensor Network Ontology: Semantic Support for Empirical Data Collection. In Proceedings of International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2015 (October 11-15 2015, Bethlehem, PA, US).

  • Read, J.S., K.C. Rose, E.L. Read, and L.A. Winslow. 2015. A method for estimating a bulk diffuse attenuation coefficient (Kd) from paired temperature sensors. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 13: 53-61.

  • Swinton, M.W., L.W. Eichler and C.W. Boylen. 2015. Road salt application differentially threatens water resources in Lake George, New York. Lake and Reservoir Management. 31:20-30.

  • Swinton, M.W., L.W. Eichler, J.L. Farrell and C.W. Boylen. 2015. Evidence for water temperature increase in Lake George, NY: Impact on growing season duration and degree days. Lake and Reservoir Management. 31: 241-253.


  • McGuinness, D.L., Pinheiro, P., Patton, E.W., and Chastain, K. 2014. IN21B-3712 Semantic eScience for Ecosystem Understanding and Monitoring: The Jefferson Project Case Study. In Proceedings of AGU Fall Meeting 2014 (December 15-19 2014, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, US).

  • Patton, E.W., Pinheiro, P., and McGuinness, D.L. 2014. IN22A-05 Semantically aided interpretation and querying of Jefferson Project data using the SemantEco framework. In Proceedings of AGU Fall Meeting 2014 (December 15-19 2014, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, US).

  • Pinheiro, P. and McGuinness, D.L. 2014. Provenance-Enabled Integration of Sensor Network Data. In Proceedings of AGU Fall Meeting 2014 (December 15-19 2014, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, US)


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