Reports

Boehler, Jakob A., Tamara S. Keller, and Kenneth A. Krieger. 2012. Taxonomic atlas of the water fleas, “Cladocera” (Class Crustacea) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, Columbus. Link to: OWC Cladocera Atlas

Boehler, Jakob A., and Kenneth A. Krieger. 2012. Taxonomic atlas of the copepods (Class Crustacea: Subclass Copepoda: Orders Calanoida, Cyclopoida, and Harpacticoida) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, Columbus. Link to: OWC Copepoda Atlas.pdf

Krieger, Kenneth A., and Anne M. Stearns. 2010. Atlas of the aquatic oligochaete worms (Phylum Annelida: Class Clitellata: Superorder Microdrili) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, Columbus. Link to: OWC_Oligochaete Atlas-February 2010.pdf

Keller, Tamara S., and Kenneth A. Krieger. 2009. Taxonomic atlas of the caddisfly larvae (Class Insecta: Order Trichoptera) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, Columbus. Link to: OWC Trichoptera Atlas FINAL.pdf

Krieger, Kenneth A., and Michael T. Bur. 2009. Nearshore hypoxia as a new Lake Erie metric. Final Report to Ohio Lake Erie Commission. Link to: LEPF SG 334-07 Heidelberg Final Report.pdf

Krieger, Kenneth A., and Anne M. Stearns. 2008. A baseline study of macroinvertebrate communities of McKibben Ditch and Riffle Creek (Olentangy River Watershed) prior to over-wide ditch construction. Final report to Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Soil & Water Conservation. Link to: Olentangy Inverts Final Report May 2008.pdf

Richards, R. Peter, V. Bouchard, and R. McCall. 2008. Water Quality in Drainage Ditches Influenced by Agricultural Subsurface Drainage. Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet WS-3857-08. Columbus: The Ohio State University.

Stearns, Anne M., and Kenneth A. Krieger. 2008. Atlas of the aquatic and semiaquatic true bugs (Class Insecta: Order Hemiptera) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final Report to Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife. Link to OWC Hemiptera Atlas - Jan 2008 .pdf

Krieger Kenneth A. and Michael T. Bur. 2007. Boundary Dynamics of the Hypoxic Hypolimnion of Lake Erie’s Central Basin. Final Report – The Ohio Sea Grant College Program Project Number: R/ER-77-PD. http://ohioseagrant.osu.edu/research/aquaticecology/?ID=R/ER-77-PD

Krieger, Kenneth A., and Anne M. Stearns. 2007. Response of the macroinvertebrate community of the Sandusky River in Seneca and Wyandot counties, Ohio, to removal of the St. Johns Dam. Final Report to Scenic Rivers Program, Division of Natural Areas & Preserves, Ohio Dept. Natural Resources. Revised Invertebrate Report St Johns Dam December 2007.pdf

Keller, Tamara S., Anne M. Stearns and Kenneth A. Krieger. 2007. Atlas of the mayfly larvae (Class Insecta: Order Ephemeroptera) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Columbus.

Tamara S. Keller, Anne M. Stearns and Kenneth A. Krieger. 2007. Atlas of the dragonfly larvae (Class Insecta: Order Odonata: Suborder Anisoptera) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Columbus.

Richards, R. Peter. 2006. Trends in sediment and nutrients in major Lake Erie tributaries, 1975-2004. Section 10.10 in Lake Erie LaMP, 2006 Update.

Johnson, N. J., and Kenneth A. Krieger. 2005. Atlas of the chironomid midges (Class Insecta: Order Diptera: Family Chironomidae) recorded at the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, Ohio. Final report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Columbus.

Krieger, Kenneth A., Michael T. Bur, and Matthew A. Thomas. 2005. Mayflies and Zebra/Quagga Mussels in Lake Erie's Central Basin Surveyed with a Remotely Operated Vehicle. Final Report - Lake Erie Protection Fund Grant SG 232-04

Loftus, Timothy T. and Henry G. Rennie. 2005. Analysis of enabling legislation from a multi-jurisdictional watershed perspective. Report submitted to the Ohio Storm Water Task Force - 319(h) Nonpoint Source Program Grant.

Loftus, Timothy T. and R. Peter Richards. 2005. Water Use for Irrigation Agriculture in Ohio’s Lake Erie Basin. Report to the Coastal Zone Management Program.

Bingner, R., K. Czajkowski, M. Palmer, J. Coss, S. Davis, J. Stafford, N. Widman, F. Theurer, G. Koltun, P. Richards, and T. Friona. 2004. Upper Auglaize Watershed AGNPS Modeling Project. Final report to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 2004. Hypoxia Effects on Burrowing Mayfly (Hexagenia ) Recolonization of Lake Erie's Central Basin. Final Report - Lake Erie Protection Fund Grant SG 202-03 (pdf)

Krieger, Kenneth A., 2004. Mayfly metric of the Lake Erie Quality Index: design of an efficient censusing program, data collection, and development of the metric. Final Report - Lake Erie Protection Fund Grant LEQI 01-03 (pdf).

Loftus, Timothy, and WQL Staff. 2004. The Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program: 2004 Annual Report. Prepared for the Ohio Department of Natural Resouces, Division of Soil and Water Conservation.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 2003. Assessment of macroinvertebrate community in and around an open-lake disposal area, western basin of Lake Erie. Final Rept. to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District. 16 pp. + app.

Krieger, Kenneth A., 2002. Confirmation of Rapid Population Increase of Burrowing Mayflies in the Central Basin of Lake Erie (pdf) Final Report - Lake Erie Protection Fund Project SG 145-01.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 2001. Tracking rapid population change of burrowing mayflies in the central basin of Lake Erie. Final Rept. to Ohio Lake Erie Office, Project SG 129-00. Toledo, Ohio. 8 pp. + app.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 2001. Effectiveness of a coastal wetland in reducing the movement of agricultural pollutants into Lake Erie. Ohio Sea Grant College Program Technical Bulletin Series Publication OSHU-TB-056 (cross-listed as Tech. Rept. No. 15. Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve, Huron, OH).

Krieger, Kenneth A. 2001. Mayfly storms - a summer 2001 event? TwineLine 23(3):5. (Ohio Sea Grant newsletter).

Richards, R. Peter. 2001. Reports from the Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program, 1: Program Description. WQL Technical Report Series.

Richards, R. Peter. 2002. Reports from the Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program, 2: Annual loads of sediment, nutrients, and chloride. WQL Technical Report Series.

Richards, R. Peter. 2002. Reports from the Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program, 3: Unit-area loads of sediment, nutrients, and chloride. WQL Technical Report Series.

Richards, R. Peter. 2001. Reports from the Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program, 4: Time-weighted mean concentrations of pesticides. WQL Technical Report Series.

Richards, R. Peter. 2001. Reports from the Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program, 5: Trends in suspended sediment loads, Sandusky River, 1980-1999. WQL Technical Report Series.

Richards, R. Peter. 2001. Reports from the Ohio Tributary Monitoring Program, 6: A preliminary comparison of water quality in the Maumee and Vermilion Watersheds. WQL Technical Report Series.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 2000. Ecosystem change in Lake Erie: recolonization by burrowing mayflies and their contribution to fish diets. Final Rept. to Ohio Lake Erie Office, Project LEPF-97-30. Toledo, Ohio. 31 pp.

Richards, R. Peter. 2000. Water Quality in Private Wells in the Vicinity of the County Road 90 Landfill South of Tiffin, Ohio. Water Quality Lab, Heidelberg College. 32 pp.

Richards, R. Peter, and D.B. Baker. 2000. Transport of particulate pollutants in Lake Erie tributaries: the role of particle size and size-specific chemistry. Final Report for LEPF Grant 97-29 and Sea Grant Project R/PS-21. Toledo, Ohio. 14 pp.

Cornell, Linda, Sharon Reed, and David Baker. 1999. Stream habitat and land use assessment for north central tributaries to Lake Erie. Report to Lake Erie Protection Fund.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1999.Ecosystem change in Western Lake Erie: cause and effect of burrowing mayfly recolonization. Final Report to Ohio Lake Erie Office, Project LEPF-04-94. Toledo, Ohio. 23pp.

Baker, David B. 1998. Relationships between livestock production and ambient water quality in the Sandusky Basin. Final Grant Report submitted to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Soil and Water Conservation. 58 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1998. Mayfly Watch 1997: results and recommendations; Year One of a citizen volunteer project along the Ohio shore of Lake Erie. Report to Ohio Lake Erie Office. 21 pp.

Richards, R. Peter 1998.Estimation of pollutant loads in rivers and streams: A guidance document for NPS programs. Project report prepared under Grant X998397-01-0, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VIII, Denver. 108 p.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1997. (Rev. 1998). Mayflies and Lake Erie, a sign of the times. Ohio Sea Grant fact sheet OHSU-FS-069. 4 pp.

Baker, David B. 1996. A Review of Weed Killers by the Glass and Related Reports by the Environmental Working Group. Water Quality Laboratory, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH 44883. pp. 19.

Krieger, Kenneth A. and David M. Klarer. 1995. Spatial and Seasonal Distributions of Nonplanktonic Aquatic Invertebrates in the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve. NOAA Tech. Memo., U.S. Dept. Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 48 pp. + app.

Richards, R. Peter. (1995, Software). An automated, best-stratification seeking algorithm for estimating pollutant loads using the Beale Ratio Estimator. (FORTRAN77 software for Macintosh which iteratively solves the problem of optimal stratification of concentration/flow data during load calculation, and provides graphic displays of its progress, developed under a grant to U.S. EPA.)

Baker, David B. 1994. Long-term water quality monitoring in the Lost Creek Watershed: a data synthesis. Water Quality Laboratory, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH 44883. 97 pp.

Baker, D. B., R. P. Richards, and K N. Baker. 1994. A Review of the Science, Methods of Risk Communication and Policy Recommendations in Tap Water Blues: Herbicides in Drinking Water. Water Quality Laboratory, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH 44883. 47 pp.

Wauchope, R. D., D.B. Baker, K. Balu and H. Nelson. 1994. Pesticides in Surface and Ground Water. Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Issue Paper Number 2, April 1994. Ames, IA. 8 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1993. A method for estimating materials fluxes from coastal wetlands into the Great Lakes, with an example from Lake Erie. Ohio Sea Grant Technical Bulletin OHSU-TB-025-93, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio. 27 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A., and David M. Klarer. 1992. Macroinvertebrates of the Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve. NOAA Tech. Memo., U.S. Dept. Commerce, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. 54 pp. + app.

Richards, R. Peter. 1992. Temporal variability of chemistry in selected private rural wells in Ohio. Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources. 60 pp.

Richards, R. Peter. 1992. Water quality in private rural wells in the limestone ridge area near Carey, Ohio. Water Quality Laboratory - Technical Report Series, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio. 79 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1990. Recovery of the invertebrate community in Sugar Creek, Seneca County, Ohio, following a toluene spill. Final Rept. to Gannett Foundation, Izaak Walton League Endowment Fund, and Ohio Dept. Natural Resources. 19 pp. + app.

Baker, David B. and Laura K. Wallrabenstein. 1989. Pesticide concentrations in Lake Erie tributaries, 1987 (Appendix 3). U.S. EPA Region V, Chicago, IL. 45 pp.

Baker, David B., Laura K. Wallrabenstein, R. Peter Richards, and Nancy L. Creamer. 1989. Nitrate and pesticides in private wells of Ohio: a state atlas. Published by the WQL.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1989. Changes in the benthic macroinvertebrate community of the Cleveland Harbor Area of Lake Erie from 1978 to 1989. Report to Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. 28 p. + App.

Richards, R. Peter. 1989. A year-long study of variability in well chemistry. Water Quality Laboratory - Technical Report Series, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio. 28 pp.

Baker, David B. 1988. Sediment, nutrient and pesticide transport in selected lower Great Lakes tributaries. EPA-905/4-88-001. 225 pp.

Baker, David B. 1988. The Lost Creek Project, Defiance, Ohio: interim water quality data report. Submitted to U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Columbus, Ohio. 63 pp.

Richards, R. Peter. 1988. Approaches to characterizing substance loads and flows from Great Lakes tributaries. Report to Water Quality Board, International Joint Commission. 80 pp.

Water Quality Laboratory. 1988. Pesticide exposure assessment in surface waters. An Industry/Agency/University Research Planning Conference, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio, October 28 & 29, 1987. 63 pp.

Baker, David B. 1987. Nutrient, sediment and pesticide runoff from the Lost Creek Watershed Defiance County, Ohio: a final report to the Defiance Soil and Water Conservation District. 41 pp.

Baker, David B. and Laura K. Wallrabenstein. 1987. Pesticide concentrations in Lake Erie tributaries, 1986. U.S. EPA Region V, Chicago, IL. 59 pp.

Baker, David B. 1986. Sediment, nutrient and pesticide transport in selected Lake Erie and Lake Ontrario tributaries. Appendix I: Nutrient and Sediment transport at lake tributary monitoring stations 1982-1985 water years. U.S. EPA, Chicago, IL. 67 pp.

Baker, David B. 1986. Pesticide concentrations in Lake Erie tributaries, 1983. U.S. EPA Region V, Chicago, IL. 21 pp.

Baker, David B. 1986. Pesticide concentrations in Lake Erie tributaries, 1984. U.S. EPA Region V, Chicago, IL. 33 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1986. Simulated surveys of crops and tillage practices in the Honey Creek Watershed using fixed-interval and random points methods. Report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Soil & Water Conservation. 12 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1986. A primer on agricultural herbicides and insecticides and their effects on aquatic biota. Appendix to Report to U.S. EPA, Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, Illinois, Pesticide Loading into the St. Clair River and Lake St. Clair in 1985 by D.B. Baker. 20 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1986. Conservation tillage in 1986 in the Rock Creek and Honey Creek watersheds ( Sandusky Basin), Ohio. Report to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Div. of Soil & Water Conservation. 11 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A., and David B. Baker. 1986. Conservation tillage adoption in two north central Ohio watersheds, 1982-1985. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, Illinois. 30 pp.

Baker, David B. 1985. Pesticide concentrations in Lake Erie tributaries and in rainfall, 1985. U.S. EPA Region V, Chicago, IL. 44 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1985. A comparative study of crustacean zooplankton community structure and dynamics in a Lake Erie marsh and the adjacent wave zone. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Sanctuary Programs Division, Washington, D.C. 49 pp.

Richards, R. Peter and David B. Baker. 1985. Assimilation and flux of sediments and pollutants in the Sandusky River estuary, Sandusky Bay, and the adjacent nearshore zone of Lake Erie. Final report. Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio. 158 pp.

Baker, David B. 1984. Fluvial transport and processing of sediment and nutrients in large agricultural river basins. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Athens, Georgia. (EPA-600/S3-83-054).

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1984. Transport and assimilation of nutrients and pesticides in a Lake Erie estuary. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Sanctuary Programs Division, Washington, D.C. 29 pp.

Baker, David B. 1983. Sediment, nutrient and pesticide transport in selected Lake Erie and Lake Ontrario tributaries. Part IV: Pesticide concentrations and loading in selected Lake Erie tributarie-1982. Final report to U.S. EPA, Chicago, IL. 67 pp.

Baker, David B. 1983. Herbicide contamination in municipal water supplies of northwestern Ohio. Water Quality Laboratory, Heidelberg College. 33 pp.

Baker, David B. 1983. Sediment, nutrient and pesticide transport in selected Lake Erie and Lake Ontrario tributaries. Part V: Sediment and nutrient loading summary. Final report to U.S. EPA, Chicago, IL. 67 pp.

Baker, David B. 1982. Water quality in Goodman Ditch prior to the Allen County rural sewage demonstration project: an interim report. Submitted to Allen County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1982. Appendix I. Water quality of Goodman Ditch as indicated by the stream macroinvertebrates. 9 pp. In: Baker, D. B. Water quality in Goodman Ditch prior to the Allen County rural sewage demonstration project. Interim Report to Allen County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1982. Atrazine at 400 µg/L inhibits nutrient uptake and productivity of Aufwuchs communities. Water Quality Laboratory Technical Report. 19 pp.

Yaksich, Stephen M., David A. Melfi, David B. Baker, and Jack W. Kramer. 1982 . Lake Erie nutrient loads, 1970-1980. Lake Erie Wastewater Management Study, U.S. Army Corps of Engineeers, Buffalo District. 194 pp.

Baker, David B., Kenneth A. Krieger and Josephine V. Setzler. 1981. The concentrations and transport of pesticides in northwestern Ohio rivers -- 1981. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo, New York. Technical Report Series. 33 pp.

Kline, Phillip A. 1981. Composition and abundance of phytoplankton from the nearshore zone of the central basin of Lake Erie during the 1978-79 Lake Erie Nearshore Study. Final Report to U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL. 64 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1981. Environmental status of the southern nearshore zone of the central basin of Lake Erie in 1978 and 1979 as indicated by the benthic macroinvertebrates. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chicago. 41 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. 1981. The crustacean zooplankton of the southern nearshore zone of the central basin of Lake Erie in 1978 and 1979: indications of trophic status. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chicago. 41 pp.

Richards, R. Peter. 1981. Chemical limnology in the nearshore zone of Lake Erie between Vermilion, Ohio and Ashtabula, Ohio, 1978 – 1979: Data summary and preliminary interpretations. Final Report to U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL. 86 pp.

Richards, R. Peter. 1981. Lake Erie intensive study: historical water quality trends— Cleveland, Ohio. Report to the U.S. EPA, Chicago via The Ohio State University Center for Lake Erie Area Research, Columbus, Ohio. 43 pp.

Richards, R. Peter. 1981. Historical trends in water chemistry in the U.S. Nearshore Zone, Central Basin, Lake Erie. WQL Technical Report Series No. 15. 31 pp.

Stanford, Ellen T. 1981. Bacterial water quality of the southern nearshore zone of Lake Erie in 1978 and 1979. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL. 89 pp.

Flathman, Paul and Ellen Stanford. 1980. Limnological surveillance of the nearshore zone of Lake Erie in central and eastern Ohio -- Part V: Microbiology. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL. 96 pp.

Kline, Phillip A. 1980. Limnological surveillance of the nearshore zone of Lake Erie in central and eastern Ohio – Part IV: Phytoplankton. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL. 121 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A. and Paul J. Crerar. 1980. Limnological surveillance of the nearshore zone of Lake Erie in central and eastern Ohio -- Part II: Benthos and Part III: Zooplankton. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL. 118 pp.

Krieger, Kenneth A., R. Peter Richards, Phillip A. Kline, and David B. Baker. 1980. Environmental quality of upper Honey Creek: a preliminary assessment. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District. Technical Report Series. 74 pp.

Richards, R. Peter. 1980. Limnological surveillance of the nearshore zone of Lake Erie in central and eastern Ohio -- Part I: Chemical limnology. U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, Chicago, IL. 216 pp.

Setzler, Josephine V. 1980. Atrazine residues in northern Ohio streams--1980. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District. Technical Report Series. 29 pp.

Prater, Bayliss L. and Robert A. Hoke. 1979. Statistical analyses of bulk sediment, elutriate, and bioassay sediment evaluation procedures: final report. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS. 206 pp.

Verhoff, Frank H., David A. Melfi, Stephen M. Yaksich, and David B. Baker. 1978. Phosphorus transport in rivers. Lake Erie Wastewater Management Study, U.S. Army Corps of Emgomeers. Buffalo District. 87 pp.

Baker, David B. and Jack W. Kramer. 1971. Water Quality Control Through Flow Augmentation. Water Pollution Control Research Series (16080 DFO 01/71). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.