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Landers, D. H., Simonich, S. M., Jaffe, D., Geiser, L., Campbell, D. H., Schwindt, A., Schreck, C., Kent, M., Hafner, W., Howard E. Taylor, Hageman, K., Usenko, S., Ackerman, L. K., Schrlau, J., Rose, N., Blett, T., Erway, M. M. 2010: The Western Airborne Contaminant Assessment Project (WACAP): an interdisciplinary evaluation of the impacts of airborne contaminants in western US national parks. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(3): 855 859, DOI: 10.1021/es901866e

McCleskey, R. B., Nordstrom, D. K., Susong, D. D., Ball, J. W., Howard E. Taylor 2010: Source and fate of inorganic solutes in the Gibbon River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. II: Trace element chemistry. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 196(3-4): 139 155, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2010.05.004

Writer, J. H., Barber, L. B., Brown, G. K., Howard E. Taylor, Kiesling, R. L., Ferrey, M. L., Jahns, N. D., Bartell, S. E., Schoenfuss, H. L. 2010: Anthropogenic tracers, endocrine disrupting chemicals, and endocrine disruption in Minnesota lakes. Science of the Total Environment, 409(1): 100 111, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.07.018

Antweiler, R. C., Howard E. Taylor 2008: An evaluation of statistical treatments of left censored environmental data using coincident uncensored datasets: I. summary statistics. Environmental Science and Technology, 42(10): 3732 3738.

Larry BensonHoward E. Taylor, Peterson, K. A., Shattock, B. D., Ramotnik, C. A., Stein, J. R. 2008: Development and evaluation of geochemical methods for the sourcing of archaeological maize. Journal of Archaeological Science, 35(4): 912 921. DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2007.06.018

Dunlap, C. E., Alpers, C. N., Bouse, R., Howard E. Taylor, Unruh, D. M., Flegal, A. R. 2008: The persistence of lead from past gasoline emissions and mining drainage in a large riparian system: Evidence from lead isotopes in the Sacramento River, California. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72(24): 5935 5948 DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2008.10.006

Landers, D. H., Simonich, S. L, Jaffe, D. A., Geiser, L. H., Campbell, D. H., Schwindt, A. R., Schreck, C. B., Kent, M. L., Hafner, W. D., Howard E. Taylor, Hageman, K. J., Usenko, S., Ackerman, L. K., Schrlau, J. E., Rose, N. L., Blett, T. F., Erway, M. M. 2008: The Fate, Transport, and Ecological Impacts of Airborne Contaminants in Western National Parks (USA). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA/600/R-07/138, volume 1 and 2. www.nature.nps.gov/air/Studies/air_toxics/wacap.cfm

Schuster, P. F., Shanley, J. B., Reddy, M. M., Aiken, G. R., Marvin-DiPasquale, M., Roth, D. A., Howard E. Taylor, Krabbenhoft, D. P., DeWild, J. F. 2008: Mercury and organic dynamics during runoff episodes from a Northeastern USA watershed. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 187(1-4): 89 108. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-007-9500-3

Barber, L. B., Keefe, S. H., Antweiler, R. C., Howard E. Taylor, Wass, R. D. 2006: Accumulation of contaminants in fish from wastewater treatment wetlands. Environmental Science & Technology, 40 (2): 603 611.

Barber, L. B., Keefe, S. H., Antweiler, R. C., Howard E. Taylor, Wass, R. D. 2006: Response to comment on Accumulation of contaminants in fish from wastewater treatment wetlands. Environmental Science & Technology, 40: 3438 3439.

Barber, L. B., Murphy, S. F., Verplanck, P. L., Sandstrom, M. W., Howard E. Taylor, Furlong, E. T. 2006: Chemical loading into surface water along a hydrological, biogeochemical, and land use gradient: A holistic watershed approach. Environmental Science & Technology, 40 (2): 475 486.(

Larry Benson, Hattori, E. M., Howard E. Taylor, Poulson, S. R., Jolie, E. A. 2006: Isotope sourcing of prehistoric willow and tule textiles recovered from western Great Basin rock shelters and caves proof of concept. Journal of Archaeological Science, 33 (11): 1588 1599.

Benson, L. Vk, Stein, J., Howard E. Taylor, Friedman, R., Windes, T. C. 2006: The agricultural productivity of Chaco Canyon and the source(s) of pre-Hispanic maize found in the Pueblo Bonito Great House. In Staller, J. E., Tykot, R. H., Benz, B. F. (eds.), Histories of Maize: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Prehistory, Linguistics, Biogeography, Domestication, and Evolution of Maize. Elsevier/Academic Press, 289 314.

Piper, D. Z., Ludington, S., Duval, J. S., Howard E. Taylor 2006: Geochemistry of bed and suspended sediment in the Mississippi River system: Provenance versus weathering and winnowing. Science of the Total Environment, 362 (1-3): 179 204.

Howard E. Taylor, Finlay, J. 2006: Nutrients. In Dornblaser, M. M. and Halm, D. R., eds., Water and Sediment Quality of the Yukon River and its Tributaries, from Eagle to St. Marys, Alaska, 2002-2003. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1228: 75 79. (

Howard E. Taylor, Roth, D.A., Antweiler, R. C. 2006: Dissolved major cations and trace elements. In Dornblaser, M. M. and Halm, D. R., eds., Water and Sediment Quality of the Yukon River and its Tributaries, from Eagle to St. Marys, Alaska, 2002-2003. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1228: 103 133. (

Howard E. Taylor, Roth, D. A., Antweiler, R. C. 2006: Dissolved major cations and trace elements. In Schuster, P. F., ed., Water and Sediment Quality in the Yukon River Basin, Alaska, During Water Year 2004. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1258, 82 p.

Alpers, C. N., Hunerlach, M. P., May, J. T., Hothem, R. L., Howard E. Taylor, DeWild, J. F., Lawler, D. L. 2005: Geochemical characterization of water, sediment, and biota affected by mercury contamination and acidic drainage from historical gold mining, Greenhorn Creek, Nevada County, California, 1999 2001. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5251.

Hart, R. J., Howard E. Taylor, Antweiler, R. C., Graham, D. D., Fisk, G. G., Riggins, S. G., Flynn, M. E. 2005: Sediment chemistry of the Colorado River Delta of Lake Powell, Utah, 2001. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1178, 33 p.

Hart, R. J., Howard E. Taylor, Antweiler, R. C., Fisk, G. G., Anderson, G. M., Roth, D. A., Flynn, M. E., Peart, D. B., Truini, M., Barber, L. B. 2005: Physical and chemical characteristics of Knowles, Forgotten, and Moqui Canyons, and effects of recreational use on water quality, Lake Powell, Arizona and Utah. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5120.

Mast, M. A., Campbell, D. H., Krabbenhoft, D. P., Howard E. Taylor 2005: Mercury transport in a high-elevation watershed in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 164: 21 42.

Monroe, S. A., Antweiler, R. C., Hart, R. J., Howard E. Taylor, Truini, M., Rihs, J. R., Felger, T. J. 2005: Chemical characteristics of ground-water discharge along the south rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 2000-2001. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5146, 59 p.

Howard E. Taylor, Roth, D. A., Antweiler, R. C. 2005: Dissolved major cations and trace elements. In Schuster, P. F., ed., Water and Sediment Quality in the Yukon River Basin, Alaska, During Water Year 2003. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1397, 82 p.

Howard E. Taylor, Roth, D. A., Antweiler, R. C. 2005: Dissolved trace metals. In Schuster, P. F., ed. . In Schuster, P. F., ed., Water and Sediment Quality in the Yukon River Basin, Alaska, During Water Year 2003. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1397, 82 p.

Verplanck, P. L., Howard E. Taylor, Nordstrom, D. K., Barber, L. B. 2005: Aqueous stability of gadolinium in surface waters receiving sewage treatment plant effluent, Boulder Creek, Colorado. Environmental Science & Technology, 39 (18): 6923 6929.

Abbott, M., Einerson, J., Schuster, P., Susong, D., Howard E. Taylor 2004: Trace elements and common ions in southeastern Idaho snow: Regional air pollutant tracers for source area emissions. Fuel Processing Technology, 85(6-7): 657-671.

Verplanck, P. L., Nordstrom, D. K., Howard E. Taylor, Kimball, B. A. 2004: Rare earth element partitioning between hydrous ferric oxides and acid mine water during iron oxidation. Applied Geochemistry, 19(8): 1339-1354.

McCleskey, R. B., Ball, J. W., Nordstrom, D. K., Holloway, J. M., Howard E. Taylor 2004: Water-chemistry data for selected springs, geysers, and streams in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 2001-2002. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1316, 75 p.

Hunerlach, M. P., Alpers, C. N., Marvin-DiPascuale, M., Howard E. Taylor, DeWild, J. F. 2004: Geochemistry of mercury and other trace elements in fluvial tailings of Daguerre Point Dam, Yuba River, California, August 2001. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5165

Benson, L., Barber, D., John T. AndrewsHoward E. Taylor, Lamothe, P. 2003: Rare-earth elements and Nd and Pb isotopes as source indicators for Labrador Sea clay-size sediments during Heinrich event 2. Quaternary Science Reviews, 22 (8-9): 881-889.

Benson, L., Cordell, L., Vincent, K., Howard E. Taylor, Stein, J., Farmer, G., Futa, K. 2003: Ancient maize from Chacoan great houses: Where was it grown?. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 100: 13111-13115. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2135068100

Howard E. Taylor, Spence, J. R., Antweiler, R. C., Berghoff, K., Plowman, T. I., Peart, D. B., Roth, D. A. 2003: Water quality and quantity of selected springs and seeps along the Colorado River corridor, Utah and Arizona: Arches National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and Grand Canyon National Park, 1997-98. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-496.

Barber, L. B., Keefe, S. H., Brown, G. K., Howard E. Taylor, Antweiler, R. A., Peart, D. B., Plowman, T. I., Roth, D. A. 2003: Organic and trace element contaminants in water, biota, sediments, and semi-permeable membrane devices at the Tres Rios demonstration wetlands, Phoenix, Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations report 03-4129.