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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project Publications: Colorado State University: The Influence of Previous Exposures to a Mixture of Heavy Metals on Tolerance: A Mechanistic Evaluation at Different Levels of Biological Organization

Superfund Research Program

The Influence of Previous Exposures to a Mixture of Heavy Metals on Tolerance: A Mechanistic Evaluation at Different Levels of Biological Organization

Project Leader: William H. Clements
Grant Number: P42ES005949
Funding Period: 1995 - 2000

Publications

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

  • 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.

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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