Reports and Presentations1


Journal Articles

Allen GT, Blackford SH, Tabor VM, Cringan MS. 1999. Metals, boron, and selenium in Neosho madtom habitats in the Neosho River in Kansas, United States. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 66(1):1-21.

Angelo RT, Cringan MS, Hays E, Goodrich CA, Miller EJ, VanScoyoc MA, Simmons BR. 2009. Historical changes in the occurrence and distribution of freshwater mussels in Kansas. Great Plains Research 19(1):89-126. [ Download PDF document | 8.3MB ]

Angelo RT, Cringan MS, Fry JE. 2002. Distributional revisions and new and amended occurrence records for prosobranch snails in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 105(3-4):246-257. [ Download PDF document | 1.7MB ]

Angelo RT, Cringan MS. 2003. Rediscovery of the black sandshell, Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819), in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 106(1-2):111-113. [ Download PDF document | 333KB ]

Angelo RT, Cringan MS, Chamberlain DL, Haslouer SG, Stahl AJ, Goodrich CA. 2007. Residual effects of lead and zinc mining on freshwater mussels in the Spring River Basin (Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma, USA). Science of the Total Environment 384(1-3):467-496.

Arruda JA, Cringan MS, Gilliland D, Haslouer SG, Fry JE, Broxterman R, Brunson KL. 1987. Correspondence between urban areas and the concentrations of chlordane in fish from the Kansas River. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 39:563-570.

Banner EBK, Stahl AJ, Dodds WK. 2009. Stream discharge and riparian land use influence in-stream concentrations and loads of phosphorus from Central Plains watersheds. Environmental Management 44(3):552-565.

Carney, E. 2009. Relative influences of lake age and watershed land use on trophic state and water quality of artificial lakes in Kansas.  Lake and Reservoir Management 25:199-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07438140902905604

Cross FB, Gorman OT, Haslouer SG. 1983. The Red River shiner, Notropis bairdi, in Kansas with notes on depletion of its Arkansas River cognate, Notropis girardi. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 86(2-3):93-98. [ Download PDF document | 606KB ]

Cross FB, Haslouer SG. 1984. Pimephales vigilax (Pisces: Cyprinidae) established in the Missouri River Basin. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 87(3-4):105-107. [ Download PDF document | 231KB ]

Dodds WK, Carney CE, Angelo RT. 2006. Determining ecoregional reference conditions for nutrients, secchi depth and chlorophyll a in Kansas lakes and reservoirs. Lake and Reservoir Management 22(2):151-159. [ Download PDF file | 223KB ]

Haslouer SG. 1979. Natural and pollution caused fishkills in Kansas during 1978. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 82(4):197-204. [ Download PDF document | 502KB ]

Haslouer SG. 1983. Natural and pollution caused fishkills in Kansas during 1979-1980. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 86(4):136-143. [ Download PDF document | 511KB ]

Haslouer SG, Cringan MS, Fry JE. 1987. New county records for fishes in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 90(1-2):85-86. [ Download PDF document | 159KB ]

Haslouer SG, Eberle ME, Edds DR, Gido KB, Mammoliti CS, Triplett JR, Collins JT, Distler DA, Huggins DG, Stark WJ. 2005. Current status of native fish species in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 108(1-2):32-46. [ Download PDF document | 160KB ]

Mulhern DW, Obermeyer BK, Angelo RT. 2002. Recent distributional records for freshwater mussels in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 105(3-4):241-245. [ Download PDF document | 471KB ]

Wang S, Stiles T, Flynn T, Stahl AJ, Gutierrez J, Angelo RT, Frees L. 2009. A modeling approach to water quality management of an agriculturally dominated watershed, Kansas, USA. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 203:193-206.


Educational Reports and Publications

Angelo RT. 1991-92. Buried treasures: Kansas freshwater mussels. Panorama 20(3):4.

Angelo RT. 2001. KDHE mussel inventory. Kansas Pearly Mussel Newsline 6(1):2-3. [ Download PDF document | 530KB ]

Angelo RT, Cringan MS. 2002. Delta hydrobe: a newly discovered snail in Kansas. Kansas Pearly Mussel Newsline 7(1):3. [ Download PDF document | 464KB ]

Carney CE. 1996a. The basic ecology of lakes in Kansas (Clean Lakes Program). 27 pp.

Carney CE. 1996b. The basic ecology of watersheds in Kansas as they affect lakes (Clean Lakes Program). 22 pp.

Carney CE. 1998. A primer on taste and odor problems in water supply lakes. 24 pp.

Carney CE. 1998. A primer on protection and restoration of lake resources. 22 pp.

Carney CE. 1998. A primer on lake eutrophication and related pollution problems. 30 pp.

Carney CE. 2004. Blue-green algae fact sheet. 3 pp. [ Download PDF document | 42KB ]

Carney CE. 2004. Blue-green algae and recreation. 2 pp. [ Download PDF document | 38KB ]

Carney CE, Neff J, Reece M. 1995. The view in the mirror: reflections on Kansas streams, watersheds, and pollution (a guidebook on observational monitoring). 51 pp.

Collins JT, Haslouer SG, Fromm CH, Brunson KL. 1987. New records of fishes in Kansas for 1984 and 1985 including some earlier records previously unreported. Kansas Chapter American Fisheries Society Newsletter 1987(3):5-9.

Collins JT, Haslouer SG, Fromm CH, Brunson KL. 1988. New records of fishes in Kansas for 1985 to 1987. Kansas Chapter American Fisheries Society Newsletter 1988(3):4-6.

Collins JT, Haslouer SG, Fromm CH, Brunson KL. 1991. New records for fishes in Kansas for 1988 and 1989. Kansas Chapter American Fisheries Society Newsletter 1991(1):4-7.


Miscellaneous Technical Reports and Publications

Angelo RT. 1995. Surface water and groundwater quality summaries for major river basins in Kansas, 1990-1993. 26 pp.

Angelo RT, Knight GL, Olson KT, Stiles TC.  2010. Kansas reference streams:  selection of suitable candidates, impending threats to reference stature, and recommendations for long-term conservation.  40+ pp.  [ Download PDF document | 3.6 MB ]

Arruda JA, Cringan MS, Gilliland D, Haslouer SG, Fry JE, Broxterman R, Brunson KL. 1987. Results of follow-up chlordane fish tissue analyses from the Kansas River. 26 pp.

Bain BA. 1996. Kansas groundwater quality monitoring network report. 53 pp.

Carney CE. 1993a. Herington Reservoir (Dickinson County, Kansas) phase 1 report. 178 pp.

Carney CE. 1993b. The potential impacts of fish feeding and whole-lake fertilization on lake water quality in Kansas. 35 pp.

Carney CE. 1994. Hillsdale Lake nutrient loading study for total maximum daily load (TMDL) development. 55 pp.

Carney CE. 1996. Kansas urban lakes project for Mary’s Lake (Douglas County) and Rimrock Lake (Geary County): phase I report (Clean Lakes Program). 164 pp.

Carney CE. 2002. Kansas wetland survey: water quality and functional potential of public wetland areas. 46 pp.

Carney CE. 2009 Lake and wetland monitoring program 2008 annual report. 60+ pp. (Annual program report has been produced each year from 1988 to present.)

Carney CE, Butler MK, Hays E. 1991. Atrazine in Kansas (second edition). 34 pp.

Chapman SS, Omernik JM, Freeouf JA, Huggins DG, McCauley JR, Freeman CC, Steinauer G, Angelo RT, Schlepp RL. 2001. Ecoregions of Nebraska and Kansas (1:1,950,000 scale map with color poster, descriptive text, summary tables, and photographs). United States Geological Survey, Reston, VA. [ Download PDF document | 3.5MB ] [ Download related PDF documents from external site: http://www.epa.gov/wed/pages/ecoregions/ksne_eco.htm ]

Cringan MS. 1991. Regional ambient fish tissue monitoring program (RAFTMP) and Kansas follow-up studies program (KFSP) summary report. 33 pp.

Haslouer SG. 2004. Taxonomic synonymy of Kansas fish collections, 1855–1995. (Published as Kansas Biological Survey Technical Report No. 115, second revision.) 49 pp. [ Download PDF document | 1.71MB ] [ Download report through external site: http://www.cpcb.ku.edu/datalibrary/assets/library/reportspresentations/TaxKSfish1st.pdf ]


Conference Presentations, Proceedings, Posters, and Abstracts

Angelo RT. 1991. The Melvern Lake fish kill: red tide in Kansas? Pages 32-33 in: Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference on Water and the Future of Kansas, 4-5 March, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. [ Download PDF document | 120KB ]

Angelo RT. 1994. Impacts of declining stream flow on surface water quality. Pages 1-2 in: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference on Water and the Future of Kansas, 2-3 March, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. [ Download PDF document | 1.6MB ]

Angelo RT. 2001. Rare aquatic gastropods in Kansas. Eighth Annual Kansas Pearly Mussel Workshop, August 9-10, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 9.8MB ]

Angelo RT, Cringan MS, Haslouer SG. 2003. Response of stream biological communities to agricultural disturbances in Kansas. National Biological Assessment and Criteria Workshop, 31 March – 4 April, Coeur d’Alene, ID. [ Download PDF presentation | 11.3MB ] [ Download PDF notes document | 110KB ]

Angelo RT. 2005. Residual effects of lead and zinc mining on freshwater mussels in the Spring River Basin. Tri-State Mining District Forum, 12-14 April, Joplin, MO. [ Download PDF presentation | 6.0MB ]

Angelo RT. 2006. Kansas surface water quality monitoring strategy. Kansas Environmental Leadership Program, 16-18 August, Independence, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 3.47MB ]

Angelo RT, Cringan MS, Haslouer SG. 2002. Response of stream biological communities to agricultural disturbances in Kansas: an historical overview with comments on the potential for aquatic ecosystem restoration. Pages 1-22 in: Proceedings of the Central Plains Aquatic Bioassessment and Biocriteria Symposium, 18-19 September, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. [ Download PDF proceedings | 8.8MB ] [ View symposium information at external site: http://www.cpcb.ku.edu/workshops/html/2002_09.htm ]

Angelo RT, Cringan MS, Hays E, Goodrich CA, Miller EJ, VanScoyoc MA, Simmons BR. 2011. Historical changes in the occurrence and distribution of freshwater mussels in Kansas. Interior Highlands Mollusk Conservation Meeting, 2 March, Neosho, MO. [ Download PDF presentation | 7.39MB ]

Angelo RT, Knight GL, Olson KT, Stiles TC. 2011. Conservation and protection of reference streams in Kansas. U.S. EPA Region 7 four-state webinar, 15 February, Kansas City, KS (host computer location).[ Download PDF presentation | 6.4MB ]

Arruda JA, Goodrich CA. 2006. Stream fish communities in the Marmaton River Sub-Basin ( Missouri and Kansas). Missouri Natural Resources Conference,1-3 February, Osage Beach, MO. [ Download PDF poster | 95KB ]

Carney CE. 2002. Reference lake conditions. Regional Technical Advisory Group (RTAG) Meeting (hosted by Central Plains Center for BioAssessment and US Environmental Protection Agency – Region 7), 11 July, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 1MB ]

Carney CE. 2002.The Kansas wetland survey. Pages 54-55 in: Proceedings of the Central Plains Aquatic Bioassessment and Biocriteria Symposium, 18-19 September, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 60KB ] [ View symposium information at external site: http://www.cpcb.ku.edu/workshops/html/2002_09.htm ]

Carney CE. 2006. The influence of lake age and watershed condition on lake eutrophication in Kansas. Annual Meeting of the Kansas Academy of Science, 8 April, Wichita, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 6.6MB ]

Carney CE. 2004. Lakes, eutrophication, algae: a brief introduction. Meeting of the Neosho River Basin Advisory Committee, 30 September, Burlington, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 5.1MB ]

Carney CE. 2006. A brief meander through blue-green algae in Kansas: some prior analyses and a review of advisory thresholds around the world. Interstate Blue-Green Algae Meeting, 7 December, Lake Shawnee, Topeka, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 450KB ]

Carney CE. 2006. Dead fish, green scum, bad smells, and YOU: blue-green algae and field investigations. (KDHE training presentation for fish-kill first responders.) [ Download PDF presentation | 7.9MB ]

Carney CE. 2007. Eutrophication: nutrients, algae, toxins and geosmin…the basics. Annual Meeting of the Kansas Aquaculture Association, 27-28 January, McPherson, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 0.5MB ]

Haslouer SG, Eberle ME, Edds DR, Gido KB, Mammoliti CS, Triplett JR, Collins JT, Distler DA, Huggins DG, Stark WJ, Knight GL. 2005. Current status of native fish species in Kansas. Annual Meeting of the Kansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, 26-27 February, Lawrence, KS. [ Download PDF poster | 247KB ]

Smith, EF. 2008. Design, sample, analyze, and assess: putting Kansas surface water quality monitoring into context. Kansas Environmental Leadership Program, August 2008, Ft. Scott, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 6.84MB ]

Smith EF, Knight GL, Haslouer SG. 2006. Implementation of a new probabilistic stream monitoring program in Kansas. 67th Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, 3-6 December, Omaha, NE. [ Download PDF presentation | 6.9MB ] [ Download PDF abstract | 8KB ] [ View conference information at external site: http://outdoornebraska.ne.gov/ ]

Smith, EF and Olson, KT. 2007. Framing the question: Challenges in probabilistic monitoring of Kansas streams (abstract/poster). 8th Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program Symposium, 10-11 April 2007. Washington, DC. [ Download poster PDF | 1.75MB ] [ External link to agenda and abstracts at: http://www.epa.gov/emap/html/pubs/docs/groupdocs/symposia/symp2007/index.html ]

Stahl AJ. 2006. Zebra mussels in Kansas. Annual Kansas Environmental Conference, 22-24 August, Topeka, KS. [ Download PDF presentation | 4.2MB ]

Stahl AJ. 2009. Coast Guard Auxiliary Meeting, Invasive Aquatic Species. Oct.10, 2009. Topeka, KS . [ PowerPoint Presentation with Video 60MB | Script ]


Quality Assurance Management Plans and Standard Operating Procedures
for Kansas (Statewide) Water Quality Monitoring Programs

Quality Management Plans for BEFS programs can be downloaded from: http://www.kdheks.gov/environment/qmp/qmp.htm#BEFS

See also Bureau Resources and Publications at: http://www.kdheks.gov/befs/resources_publications.html

1Authors whose names appear in bold font are currently affiliated with BEFS or were affiliated with BEFS or one of its predecessor bureaus/offices during the development of the indicated report or presentation.