RESEARCH

For A.R.M. Loxahatchee modeling information and publications visit the Refuge Modeling Web Home Page:

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WETLANDS & EVERGLADES

Meselhe, E., Arceneaux, J. C., and Waldon, M. G. (2010). "Water budget model for a remnant northern Everglades wetland." Journal of Hydraulic Research, 48(1), 100-105.

Waldon, M. G. (2010). "General Refuge hydrologic needs and a proposed performance measure for River-of-Grass alternatives." Restoration Project Planning: Phase II Workshop, January 27-28, 2010, West Palm Beach, FL.

Daroub, S. H., Josan, M. S., Lang, T. A., and Waldon, M. G. (2009). "L40 Canal Water Quality Survey Study Progress Report for 2007 ", University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Everglades Research and Education Center, Belle Glade, Fl.

Waldon, M. G. (2009). "A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Modeling Development and Application - Status Report: June 2009." A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Boynton Beach, FL, available in TOC meeting archives at http://www.sfwmd.gov.

Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., and Roth, W. (2009). "A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Simple Refuge Screening Model Version 4.00 User’s Manual." University of Louisiana - Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana.

Waldon, M. G., Meselhe, E. A., Roth, W., Wang, H., and Chen, C. (2009). "A.R.M. Loxahatchee Refuge Water Quality Modeling - Rates, Constants, and Kinetic Formulations." Report #LOXA009-003, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, in cooperation with theUS Fish and Wildlife Service.

Wang, H., Waldon, M. G., Meselhe, E. A., Arceneaux, J. C., Chen, C., and Harwell, M. C. (2009). "Surface Water Sulfate Dynamics in the Northern Florida Everglades, USA." Journal of Environmental Quality, 38, 734-741.

Chen, C., Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., Wang, H., and Harwell, M. C. (2008). "Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling of the A.R.M. Loxahatchee Refuge, North Everglades, Florida." 2nd USGS Modeling Conference, Orange Beach, Alabama.

Meselhe, E., Harwell, M. C., Waldon, M. G., Chen, C., Wang, H., and Roth, W. (2008). "Refuge Modeling Workshop #3." Convened as a part of the Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Meeting - 2008, < http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/GEER2008/ > available at < http://LoxModel.mwaldon.com/WkShp3Files/ModelWorkshop3-Agenda.htm >, Naples, FL.

Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., Chen, C., Roth, W., Wang, H., Harwell, M. C., and Arceneaux, J. (2008). "Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling of the A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Northern Everglades, Florida." AWRA Annual Symposium, New Orleans.

Roth, W., Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., and Wang, H. (2008). "Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Completely Mixed Flow Model (Poster)." Refuge Modeling Workshop #3, held as a part of the 2008 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, available at <http://loxmodel.mwaldon.com/WkShp3Files/ModelWorkshop3-Agenda.htm>.

Surratt, D. D., Waldon, M. G., Harwell, M. C., and Aumen, N. G. (2008). "Time-series and spatial tracking of polluted canal water intrusion into wetlands of a national wildlife refuge in Florida, USA." Wetlands, 28(1), 176-183.

Waldon, M. G., Roth, W., and Meselhe, E. A. (2008). "Comparison of the South Florida Water Management Model (SFWMM) with a Simple Refuge Stage Model (SRSM) for the A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge." Refuge Modeling Workshop #3, held as a part of the 2008 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, available at <http://loxmodel.mwaldon.com/WkShp3Files/ModelWorkshop3-Agenda.htm>.

Wang, H., Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., Surratt, D., Abdou, S., Chen, C., and Harwell, M. C. (2008). "Compartment delineation for a wetland water quality model in the Northern Everglades, Florida, USA." Journal of Environmental Hydrology, 16, Paper 36.

Wang, H., Waldon, M. G., Meselhe, E. A., Arceneaux, J. C., Chen, C., and Harwell, M. C. (2008). "Modeling Surface Water Sulfate Dynamics in a Northern Everglades Wetland." 2nd USGS Modeling Conference, Orange Beach, Alabama.

Daroub, S. H., Diaz, O. A., Lang, T. A., and Waldon, M. G. (2007). "L40 Canal Water Quality Survey Study: Progress Report for 2006." Report number LOXA07-009, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Everglades Research and Education Center, Belle Glade, Fl.

Aumen, N. G., Harwell, M. C., Surratt, D., Waldon, M. G., and Entry, J. (2007). "Data Synthesis and Management Recommendations from a Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling Program in the Northern Everglades." Annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Columbia, SC.

Arceneaux, J., Meselhe, E. A., Griborio, A., and Waldon, M. G. (2007). "The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Water Budget and Water Quality Models." Report No. LOXA-07-004, currently available at < http://mwaldon.com/LoxModel/reports/LOXA07-004--2007-06.pdf >, University of Louisiana at Lafayette in cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Lafayette, Louisiana.

Entry, J., Surratt, D., Harwell, M. C., Waldon, M. G., and Aumen, N. G. (2007). "Water Quality Gradients in the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge." Annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Columbia, SC.

Harwell, M. C., Surratt, D., Waldon, M. G., and Aumen, N. G. (2007). "A Targeted Northern Everglades Monitoring and Modeling Program to Address Management Needs through Improved Understanding of Water Quality Issues." Annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Columbia, SC.

Meselhe, E., Arceneaux, J., and Waldon, M. G. (2007). "Mass Balance Model Version 1.01." LOXA-07-002, currently available at < http://loxmodel.mwaldon.com >, University of Louisiana - Lafayette in cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Lafayette, LA.

Meselhe, E., Arceneaux, J., Waldon, M. G., and Wang, H. (2007). "Water Quality Model Version 1.00." LOXA-07-003, currently available at < http://loxmodel.mwaldon.com >, University of Louisiana - Lafayette in cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Lafayette, LA.

Meselhe, E., Arceneaux, J. C., Chen, C., Griborio, A., and Waldon, M. G. (2007). "Hydrologic and Water Quality Modeling of a Northern Everglades Wetland." Annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Columbia, SC.

Meselhe, E., Waldon, M. G., Chen, C., Wang, H., Roth, W., and Abdou, S. (2007). "Refuge Modeling Workshop #2." available at < http://loxmodel.mwaldon.com/WkShp2Files/ModelWorkshop2-Agenda.htm >, Delray Beach, FL.

Surratt, D., Waldon, M. G., and Harwell, M. C. (2007). "Time-series and spatial tracking of canal water intrusion into the marsh of A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge." Annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Columbia, SC.

Waldon, M. G. (2007). "Eco LAB Modeling Results - Chloride." Presented at Refuge Modeling Workshop #2, available at http://mwaldon.com/LoxModel/WkShp2Files/ModelWorkshop2-Agenda.htm, West Palm Beach.

Waldon, M. G. (2007). "Water Quality Model Structure – Eco LAB." Presented at Refuge Modeling Workshop #2, available at http://mwaldon.com/LoxModel/WkShp2Files/ModelWorkshop2-Agenda.htm, West Palm Beach.

Arceneaux, J. C., Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., and Habib, E. (2006). "Water Budget Model for a Remnant of the Historic Northern Everglades." American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Paper Number: H41D-0433.

Diaz, O. A., and Waldon, M. G. (2006). "L-40 Canal Sediment Elevation Study: Initial Report." Report #LOXA05-009, Everglades Research and Education Center, University of Florida, and Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Belle Glade, FL.

Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., Griborio, A. G., Arceneaux, J. C., and Habib, E. (2006). "Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling." A.R.M Loxahatchee Enhanced Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling: 2006 Annual Report, L. A. Brandt, ed., US Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Boynton Beach, FL.

Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., Griborio, A. G., Arceneaux, J. C., and Habib, E. (2006). "Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling." A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Enhanced Monitoring and Modeling Program Annual Report, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Boynton Beach, FL, Section II, Chapter 3 available at < http://sofia.usgs.gov/lox_monitor_model/reports/ >.

Meselhe, E. A., Waldon, M. G., Griborio, A. G., Arceneaux, J. C., and Habib, E. (2006). "Water Budget and Hydrodynamic Modeling of the A.R.M. Loxahatchee Refuge." ASCE - EWRI 06, Omaha, Nebraska, <http://www.asce.org/conferences/ewri2006/>.

Surratt, D., Harwell, M. C., and Waldon, M. G. (2006). "Chapter 3.  Canal Water Intrusion into the Marsh Interior." A.R.M Loxahatchee Enhanced Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling: 2006 Annual Report, L. A. Brandt, ed., US Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Boynton Beach, FL.

Waldon, M. G. (2006). "Timeline of historic and environmental events relevant to the hydrology and water quality in the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge." currently available at < http://mwaldon.com/research/Refuge-timeline.doc >, USFWS, Boynton Beach, FL.

Harwell, M. C., Surratt, D., Waldon, M. G., Walker, W. W., and Brandt, L. A. (2005). "A.R.M Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Enhanced Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling: Interim Report." available at http://sofia.usgs.gov/lox_monitor_model/reports/LNWR_interim_05.html, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Boynton Beach, FL.

Waldon, M. G. (2005). DOI-TOC Briefing Paper: Alternative Operational Strategies to Reduce Refuge Impacts. April 2005.

Waldon, M.G. (2005). Depth to Consolidated Sediment and Floc Depth at Refuge EVPA Sites. Presented to the Technical Oversight Committee, October 18, 2005.

Waldon, M. G. (Workgroup Chair). (2005). TOC Working Group to Examine Refuge TP Concentrations in May and June 2005: Supporting document. September 15, 2005.

Brandt, L. A., Harwell, M. C., and Waldon, M. G. (2004) "Work Plan: Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling for the A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge." U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Boynton Beach, FL, 2004.

Brandt, L. A., Harwell, M. C., and Waldon, M. G. (2004). "Addressing Data Needs for Ecosystem Management: Enhancing an Existing Long-Term Water Quality Monitoring Network for the Northern Everglades." First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Orlando.

Waldon, M. G. (2004) "Northern Everglades Hydrology and Water Quality Issues." National Assembly of Service Hydrologists (NASH), National Conservation and Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV, May 2004

Waldon, M. G., and McCormick, P. V. (2004). "Internal Loading of TP and Other Constituents in the L-7 Canal Using a Simple Mixing Model." A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Science Workshop, Boynton Beach, FL.

Waldon, M.G., and P.V. McCormick. (2003). Assessment of Internal Loading of Total Phosphorus in a Northern Everglades Canal Using a Simple Mixing Model, Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) 24th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2003.

Waldon, M.G., and P.V. McCormick. (2003). Use of Chloride Concentration to Assess Conservative and Non-Conservative Properties of Everglades Surface-Water Constituents, Joint Conference on the Science and Restoration of the Greater Everglades (GEER) and Florida Bay Ecosystem, Palm Harbor, Florida, April 2003.

Waldon, M.G. (2001). Potential for water quality restoration through Mississippi River diversions. Coastal and Estuarine Wetland Restoration into the New Millennium: Improving Effectiveness, ASWM National Symposium and Workshop, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 2001.

Hale, L., M.G. Waldon, C.F. Bryan, and P.A. Richards. (1998). Historic Patterns of Sedimentation in Grand Lake, Louisiana. Proceedings, “Recent Research In Coastal Louisiana: Natural System Function and Response to Human Influences,” February 3

 

WATER QUALITY MONITORING, MODELING, & TMDL DEVELOPMENT

Waldon, M.G., P.A. Richards, and E. Smythe. (1999). Lagrangian Water Quality Modeling and TMDL Development in Low-Gradient Streams. 1999 Proceedings, “ASCE-CSCE Environmental Engineering Conference,” Norfolk, July 1999, pp. 563-569.

Waldon, M.G., and C.F. Bryan. (1998). Annual Salinity and Nutrient Budget of Lake Pontchartrain and Impact of the Proposed Bonnet Carre Diversion. Proceedings, “Recent Research In Coastal Louisiana: Natural System Function and Response to Human Influences,” February 3-5, 1998, Lafayette, LA.

Waldon, M.G., and P.A. Richards. (1992). Water Quality Improvements in the Vermilion River, Louisiana. The Louisiana Environmental Professional, 9(1):75-84.

Waldon, M.G. (2000) The need for stakeholder representation in the TMDL process. Seminar presented to the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, March 2000.

Waldon, M.G. (1999). Surface Water Quality Modeling for Pollution Assessment and TMDL Development. LPDES/NPDES Permitting Workshop, Louisiana Water Environment Association, Baton Rouge, April 1999.

Waldon, M.G., and E.D. Smythe. (1993). Patterns of Fecal Coliform Contamination in the Tangipahoa River. Louisiana Academy of Sciences (LAS), Annual Meeting, Lafayette, February 1993.

Waldon, M.G. (1985). Reaeration rate estimation using the lag in dissolved oxygen concentration. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A

Waldon, M.G. (1984). Reaeration rate estimation using the lag in dissolved oxygen concentration. Technical completion report, OWRT Project Number A-54-LA, NTIS #PB83-202341, 1983.

 

STREAM TRACER STUDIES

Waldon, M.G. (2005). Spatial and Temporal Stream Tracer Extrapolation. Submitted to the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering.

Waldon, M.G. (2004). Estimation of Average Stream Velocity. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 130(11), 1119-1122.

 

RIVER SPILL MONITORING & MODELING

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RELATED WEB LINKS

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Arthur R. Marshall National Wildlife Refuge

Everglades National Park

USGS South Florida Information Access (SOFIA)

South Florida Water Management District

Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (Evergladesplan.org)

 

 

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