Selected Publications on AQUATOX
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- What's new in Release 3.1?
- Basic Information
- What does AQUATOX do?
- Training - classes and downloadable presentation materials
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- Publications About or Referencing AQUATOX
- EPA Supporting Documentation
- Download the model
- Data sources
Note: These documents have been included here as an additional resource for users or potential users of AQUATOX, as examples of model application or review. While about half of these documents are from peer-reviewed journals, they have not undergone additional review by US EPA before inclusion here. No endorsement or recommendation by US EPA should be inferred.
Also available as Annotated Bibliography for download (PDF) (14 pp, 199K)
BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR AQUATOX
Bartell, S. M., R.A. Pastorok, H. R. Akcakaya, H. Regan, S. Ferson, and C. Mackay. 2003. Realism and relevance of ecological models used in chemical risk assessment. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 9:907-938.
Bontje, D. M. 2010. Analysis of toxic eﬀects and nutrient stress in aquatic ecosystems. PhD Thesis, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Booty, W. 2001. Options for Modelling of Transboundary Water Quality. Environment Programme, Mekong River Commission Secretariat.
Brils, J. and B. Harris. 2009. Towards Risk-Based Management of European River Basins: Key-findings and Recommendations of the RISKBASE Project. RTD Framework Programme (FP6), Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Hawkins, T. 2005. Critical Evaluation of the Aquatox Model. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA.
Imhoff, J. C., J.S. Clough, R.A. Park, and A. Stoddard. 2004. Evaluation Of Chemical Bioaccumulation Models of Aquatic Ecosystems: Final Report. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Athens GA.
Imhoff, J. C., J. S. Clough, R. A. Park, A. Stoddard, and E. Hayter. 2005. Comparison of Chemical Bioaccumulation Models to Assist in Model Selection for Ecological Assessments and TMDL Development in Watershed Williamsburg, Virginia.
Kianirad, E., D. Bedoya, I. Ghosh, K. McGarvey, and V. Novotny. 2006. Technical Report No. 7, Review of Watershed Ecological Models. Technical Report No. 7, Center for Urban Environmental Studies, Northeastern University, Boston MA.
Koelmans, A. A., A. Van der Heidje, L. M. Knijff, and R. H. Aalderink. 2001. Integrated Modelling of Eutrophication and Organic Contaminant Fate & Effects in Aquatic Ecosystems. A Review. Water Research 35:3517-3536.
Limno-Tech Inc. 2002. Descriptive Inventory of Models with Prospective Relevance to Ecological Impacts of Water Withdrawals. The Great Lakes Commission, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Long, W. 2010. Ecological Modelling as a Tool for Coastal Ecosystem Management.in A. Ramanathan, P. Bhattacharya, T. Dittmar, M. Bala Krishna Prasad, and B. R. Neupane, editors. Management and Sustainable Development of Coastal Zone Environments. Springer Heidelberg, Germany.
Pastorok, R. A., S. M. Bartell, S. Ferson, and L. R. Ginzburg, editors. 2002. Ecological Modeling in Risk Assessment. Lewis, Boca Raton, Florida.
Pastorok, R. A., D. Preziosi, and D. Rudnick. 2008. Ecotoxicological Model of Populations, Ecosystems, and Landscapes. Pages 1165-1186 in S. E. Jørgensen and B. D. Fath, editors. Ecotoxicology. Vol.  of Encyclopedia of Ecology, 5 vols. Elsevier, Oxford.
Preziosi, D. V. and R. A. Pastorok. 2008. Ecological food web analysis for chemical risk assessment. Science of the Total Environment 406:491-502.
Wickwire, T., M. S. Johnson, B. K. Hope, and M. S. Greenberg. 2011. Spatially Explicit Ecological Exposure Models: A Rationale for and Path Toward Their Increased Acceptance and Use. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 7:158-168.
Ahmadi-Mamaqani, Y., N. Khorasani, K. Talebi, S. H. Hashemi, G. Rafiee, and F. Bahadori-Khosroshahi. 2011. Diazinon fate and toxicity in the Tajan River (Iran) ecosystem. Environmental Engineering Science 28:1-10.
Blancher, E.C., S. Sklenar, R Park and J.L. Wood. 2002. Determining the Linkages for a Nutrient TMDL in a Stream Listed as Use-Impaired for Endangered Species. National Total Maximum Daily Load Conference. Proceeding of Water Environment Federation Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona November 2002.
Carleton, J. N., R. A. Park, and J. S. Clough. 2009. Ecosystem Modeling Applied to Nutrient Criteria Development in Rivers. Environmental Management 44:485–492.
Carleton, J. N., M. C. Wellman, P. A. Cocca, A. S. Donigian, R. A. Park, J. T. Love, and J. S. Clough. 2005. Nutrient Criteria Development with a Linked Modeling System: Methodology Development and Demonstration. Pages 1-25 in 2005 TMDL Conference. Water Environment Federation, Philadelphia PA.
Clouzot, L., C. Metcalfe, K. Kidd, and P. A. Vanrolleghem. 2011. Modeling the impact of endocrine disruptions on aquatic ecosystem: An experimental lake study. SETAC-Europe, Milan, Italy.
De Laender, F. 2007. Predicting effects of chemicals on freshwater ecosystems: model development, validation and application. PhD Thesis, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
De Laender, F., K. A. C. De Schamphelaere, P. A. Vanrolleghem, and C. R. Janssen. 2008a. Comparison of different toxic effect sub-models in ecosystem modelling used for ecological effect assessments and water quality standard setting. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 69:13-23.
De Laender, F., K. A. C. De Schamphelaere, P. A. Vanrolleghem, and C. R. Janssen. 2008b. Do we have to incorporate ecological interactions in the sensitivity assessment of ecosystems? An examination of a theoretical assumption underlying species sensitivity distribution models. Environment International 34:390-396.
De Laender, F., K. A. C. De Schamphelaere, P. A. Vanrolleghem, and C. R. Janssen. 2008c. Is ecosystem structure the target of concern in ecological effect assessments? Water Research 42:2395-2402.
De Laender, F., K. A. C. De Schamphelaere, P. A. Vanrolleghem, and C. R. Janssen. 2008d. Validation of an ecosystem modelling approach as a tool for ecological effect assessments. Chemosphere 71:529-545.
Echeverría, M., M. Wellman, R. Park, and J. Clough. 2003. Evaluation of AQUATOX for Ecological Risk Assessments in the U.S. EPA Office of Pesticide Programs. in SETAC NA 24th Annual Meeting in North America, Austin, Texas.
Erturk, A., R. A. Ambrose, and B. Rashleigh. 2007. Case Study: Dieldrin Attack in Dalyan Lagoon. Pages 329-386 in I. E. Gonenc, V. Koutitonsky, B. Rashleigh, R. A. Ambrose, and J. P. Wolfin, editors. Assessment of the fates and effects of toxic agents on water resources. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Funder, S. G. 2009. Risk Assessment of the Skensved Å Field Site: Review and Application of Surface Water Models. Bachelor’s Thesis, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby Denmark.
Giusti, E., S. Marsili-Libelli, and A. Gualchieri. 2011. Modelling a Coastal Lake for Flood and Quality Management.in 8th IWA Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessment. International Water Association, San Sebastian, Spain.
Giusti, E., S. Marsili-Libelli, and S. Mattioli. 2011. A fuzzy quality index for the environmental assessment of a restored wetland. Water Science & Technology 63:2061-2070.
Lei, B., S. Huang, M. Qiao, T. Li, and Z. Wang. 2008. Prediction of the environmental fate and aquatic ecological impact of nitrobenzene in the Songhuajiang River using the modiﬁed AQUATOX model. Journal of Environmental Sciences 20:1-9.
Lei, B. L., S. B. Huang, X. W. Jin, and Z. Wang. 2010. Deriving the aquatic predicted no-effect concentrations (PNECs) of three chlorophenols for the Taihu Lake, China. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A 45:1823-1831.
Mauriello, D. A. and R. A. Park. 2002. An Adaptive Framework for Ecological Assessment and Management. Pages 509-514 in Integrated Assessment and Decision Support. International Environmental Modeling and Software Society, Manno Switzerland.
Mauriello, D. A., D. Rodier, and F. S. Stay. 1998. Application of Simulation Models to the Ecological Risk Assessment Process. Pages 45-68 in M. C. Newman and C. Strojan, editors. Risk Assessment; Logic and Measurement. Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea Michigan.
Mäkynen, A. 2009. AQUATOX – ecological risk assessment model – A tool for impact assessment for waters. Master’s Thesis, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland.
McKnight, U. S., S. G. Funder, J. J. Rasmussen, M. Finkel, P. J. Binning, and P. L. Bjerg. 2010a. An integrated model for assessing the risk of TCE groundwater contamination to human receptors and surface water ecosystems. Ecological Engineering 36:1126-1137.
McKnight, U. S., J. J. Rasmussen, S. G. Funder, M. Finkel, P. L. Bjerg, and P. J. Binning. 2010b. Integrated modelling for assessing the risk of groundwater contaminants to human health and surface water ecosystems in 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference, Zurich, Switzerland.
McKnight, U. S., J. J. Rasmussen, B. Kronvang, P. L. Bjerg, and P. J. Binning. 2012. Integrated assessment of the impact of chemical stressors on surface water ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment 427-428:319-331.
Mead, J. V. 2007. An Empirical and Modeling Analysis of the Spatial Structure and Trophic Energy Flow Through a Small Temperate Stream. PhD thesis, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY.
Morkoç, E., V. Tüfekçi, H. Tüfekçi̇, L. Tolun, F. T. Karakoç, and T. Güvensel. 2009. Effects of land-based sources on water quality in the Omerli reservoir (Istanbul, Turkey). Environmental Geology 57:1035-1045.
Park, R. A., J. J. Anderson, G. L. Swartzman, R. Morison, and J. M. Emlen. 1988. Assessment of Risks of Toxic Pollutants to Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems Using a Sequential Modeling Approach. Pages 153-165 Fate and Effects of Pollutants on Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Athens, Ga.
Park, R. A., E. C. Blancher, S. A. Sklenar, and J. L. Wood. 2002. Modeling the Effects of Multiple Stressors on a Use-Impaired River in Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Salt Lake City.
Park, R. A. and J. S. Clough. 2005. Validation of AQUATOX with Nonylphenol Field Data (Unpublished Report). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Park, R. A., J. S. Clough, and M. C. Wellman. 2007. AQUATOX: Modeling Fate of Toxic Organics in the Galveston Bay Ecosystem. in Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial State of the Bay Symposium, January 23-25, 2007, Galveston Texas.
Park, R. A., J. S. Clough, and M. C. Wellman. 2008. AQUATOX: Modeling Environmental Fate and Ecological Effects in Aquatic Ecosystems. Ecological Modelling 213:1-15.
Park, R. A., J. S. Clough, M. C. Wellman, and A. S. Donigian. 2005. Nutrient Criteria Development with a Linked Modeling System: Calibration of AQUATOX Across a Nutrient Gradient. Pages 885-902 in TMDL 2005. Water Environment Federation, Philadelphia, Penn.
Park, R. A., B. Firlie, R. Camacho, K. Sappington, M. Coombs, and D. A. Mauriello. 1995. AQUATOX, A General Fate and Effects Model for Aquatic Ecosystems. Pages (3)7-(3)17 Proceedings for the Toxic Substances in Water Environments :Assessment and Control. Water Environment Federation, Arlington, Virginia.
Rashleigh, B. 2003. Application of AQUATOX, a process-based model for ecological assessment, to Contentnea Creek in North Carolina. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18:515-522.
Rashleigh, B. 2007. Assessment of lake ecosystem response to toxic events with the AQUATOX model. Pages 291-299 in I. E. Gonenc, V. Koutitonsky, B. Rashleigh, R. A. Ambrose, and J. P. Wolflin, editors. Assessment of the fate and effects of toxic agents on water resources. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Rashleigh, B., M. Barber, and D. Walters. 2009. Foodweb modeling for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Twelvemile Creek Arm of Lake Hartwell, South Carolina, USA. Ecological Modelling 220:254-264.
Rashleigh, B., M. C. Barber, and D. M. Walters. 2005. Foodweb modeling for PCBs in the Twelvemile Creek Arm of Lake Hartwell. Pages 301-304 in Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, Georgia.
Sourisseau, S., A. Bassères, F. Périé, and T. Caquet. 2007. Calibration, validation and sensitivity analysis of an ecosystem model applied to artificial streams. Water Res. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2007.08.039.
Taner, M. U., J. N. Carleton, and M. Wellman. 2011. Integrated model projections of climate change impacts on a North American lake. Ecological Modelling 222:3380– 3393.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2000. AQUATOX for Windows: A Modular Fate and Effects Model for Aquatic Ecosystems-Volume 3: Model Validation Reports. EPA-823-R-00-008, Washington, DC.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2001. AQUATOX for Windows: A Modular Fate and Effects Model for Aquatic Ecosystems-Volume 3: Model Validation Reports Addendum: Formulation, Calibration, and Validation of a Periphyton Submodel for AQUATOX Release 1.1. EPA-823-R-01-008, Washington, DC.