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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Dr. William H. Clements

Superfund Research Program

Dr. William H. Clements

Colorado State University
236 J. V. K. Wager Building

Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1474
Phone: 970-491-0690
Fax: 970-491-5091
Email: willc@cnr.colostate.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Publications

2020

  • Cadmus P, Kotalik CJ, Jefferson AL, Wheeler S, McMahon A, Clements WH. 2020. Size dependent sensitivity of aquatic insects to metals. Environ Sci Technol doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b04089

2018

  • Cadmus P, Guasch H, Herdrich AT, Bonet B, Urrea G, Clements WH. 2018. Structural and functional responses of periphyton and macroinvertebrate communities to ferric Fe, Cu, and Zn in stream mesocosms. Environ Toxicol Chem 37(5):1320-1329. doi:10.1002/etc.4070 PMID:29278661
  • Dabney B, Clements WH, Williamson JL, Ranville JF. 2018. Influence of metal contamination and sediment deposition on benthic invertebrate colonization at the North Fork Clear Creek Superfund Site, Colorado, USA. Environ Sci Technol 52:7072-7080. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b06556 PMID:29812923 PMCID:PMC6008246
  • Rohr JR, Bernhardt ES, Cadotte MW, Clements WH. 2018. The ecology and economics of restoration: when, what, where, and how to restore ecosystems. Ecology and Society 23(2):15. doi:10.5751/ES-09876-230215

2016

  • Cadmus P, Clements WH, Williamson JL, Ranville JF, Meyer JS, Gutierrez Gines MJ. 2016. The use and field and mesocosm experiments to quantify effects of physical and chemical stressors in mining-contaminated streams. Environ Sci Technol 50(14):7825–7833. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b01911 PMID:27362637

1999

  • Carlisle DM, Clements WH. 1999. Sensitivity and variability of metrics used in biological assessments of running waters. Environ Toxicol Chem 18(2):285-291.

1998

  • Beaty BJ, Black IV WC, Carlson JE, Clements WH, DuTeau NM, Harrahy E, Nuckols JR, Olson KE, Rayms-Keller A. 1998. Molecular and genetic ecotoxicological approaches to aquatic environmental bioreporting. Environ Health Perspect 106(Suppl.6):1395-1407.
  • Courtney LA, Clements WH. 1998. Effects of acidic pH on benthic macroinvertebrate communities in stream microcosms. Hydrobiologia 379:135-145.
  • Medley CN, Clements WH. 1998. Responses of diatom communities to heavy metals in Rocky Mountain streams: the influence of longitudinal variation. Ecol Appl 8(3):631-644.
  • Perkins C, Winn DT, Tessari JD, Chubb LS, Cady TA, Clements WH, Benjamin SA, Yang RH. 1998. Analytical chemistry determinations of complex chemical mixtures. In: Proceedings of the Superfund Basic Research Program: A Decade of Improving Health through Multi-Disciplinary Research. Chapel Hill, NC.

1997

  • Clements WH. 1997. Ecological significance of endpoints used to assess sediment quality. In: Ecological Risk Assessment of Contaminated Sediments. SETAC Foundation for Environmental Education, SETAC Press, Pensacola, FL.
  • Clements WH. 1997. Effects of contaminants at higher levels of biological organization in aquatic systems. Reviews in Toxicology 1:269-308.
  • Clements WH, Day KE, DeWitt T, Landis WG, Landrigan PJ, Morrisey D, Reiley M, Rosenbers DM, Suter G. 1997. Critical issues of ecological relevance in sediment risk assessment. In: Ecological Risk Assessment of Contaminated Sediments. SETAC Foundation for Environmental Education, SETAC Press, Pensacola, FL.
  • Clements WH, Rees DE. 1997. Indirect effects of heavy metals on brown trout (Salmo trutta) feeding habits and bioaccumulation in the Arkansas River, CO. Trans Am Fish Soc 126:774-785.
  • DuTeau NM, Rayms-Keller A, Black IV WC, Beaty BJ, Carlson JE, Olson KE, Harrahy E, Clements WH. 1997. Genetic Diversity in Neutral and Metal-Responsive Genes as Ecological Indicators of Heavy Metal Contaminants in the Arkansas River. In: Proceedings of the Current Issues in Chemical Mixtures Conference. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO.
  • Harrahy E, Clements WH. 1997. Toxicity and bioaccumulation of a mixture of heavy metals in Chironomus tentans (Chironomidae: Diptera) in synthetic sediment. Environ Toxicol Chem 16:317-327.
  • Kiffney PM, Clements WH, Cady TA. 1997. Influence of ultraviolet radiation on the colonization dynamics of a Rocky mountain stream benthic community. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 16:520-530.
  • Kiffney PM, Little EE, Clements WH. 1997. Influence of ultraviolet-B radiation on the drift response of stream invertebrates. Freshwater Biology 37:485-492.

1996

  • Carlisle DM, Clements WH. 1996. Effects of population density on the response of macroinvertebrates to heavy metals. Bulletin of the North American Benthology Society 13:144.
  • Clements WH, Cady TA, Kiffney PM. 1996. Metal-tolerant mayflies are more susceptible to stonefly predation than intolerant mayflies. Bulletin of the North American Benthology Society 13:144.
  • Clements WH, Kiffney PM. 1996. Validation of whole effluent toxicity tests: integrated studies using field biomonitoring and microcosm experiments. In: Whole effluent toxicity testing: an evaluation of methods and predictability of receiving responses. SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) Foundation for Environmental Education. SETAC Press, Pensacola, FL.
  • Harrahy E, Clements WH. 1996. Influence of previous exposure to a mixture of metals in Baetis tricaudatus: a comparison of populations. Bulletin of the North American Benthology Society 13:247.
  • Kiffney PM, Clements WH. 1996. Drift responses of stream insects to ultraviolet radiation. Bulletin of the North American Benthology Society 13:111.
  • Kiffney PM, Clements WH. 1996. Effects of heavy metals on stream macroinvertebrate assemblages from different elevations. Ecol Appl 6:472-481.
  • Kiffney PM, Clements WH. 1996. Size-dependent response of macro-invertebrates to metals in experimental streams. Environ Toxicol Chem 15:1352-1356.
  • La Point TW, Barbour M, Borton DL, Cherry D, Clements WH, Diamond J, Grothe D, Lewis M, Reed D, Saalfield J. 1996. Field assessments. In: Whole effluent toxicity testing: an evaluation of methods and predictability of receiving responses. SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) Foundation for Environmental Education. SETAC Press, Pensacola, FL.

1995

  • Clements WH. 1995. The influence of heavy metals and predation on benthic macroinvertebrate communities from polluted and unpolluted streams. Environ Toxicol Chem 16thAnnualMeetingAbstracts,p.87.
  • Clements WH. 1995. Tolerance of benthic macroinvertebrate populations and communities to metals: the influence of previous exposure. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 76:49.
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