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Division Peer-Reviewed Publications
Submitted or in Press
  • A. Seliga, S.E. Spayd, N.A. Procopio , S.V. Flanagan, J.A. Gleason. Evaluating the Impact of Free Private Well Testing Outreach on Participants’ Private Well Stewardship in New Jersey. Journal of Water and Health – Submitted February 9, 2021: In Production. Abstract

  • Rovero, M., Cutt, D., Griffiths, R., Filipowicz, U., Mishkin, K., White, B., Goodrow, S. and Wilkin, R.T. (2021), Limitations of Current Approaches for Predicting Groundwater Vulnerability from PFAS Contamination in the Vadose Zone. Groundwater Monit R. Accepted Author Manuscript. Abstract

2020- Present
  • Douglas, W. S., M. M. Yepsen, S. Flanigan. (2021) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for Marsh, Dune and Beach Enhancement in a Coastal New Jersey Wildlife Refuge. WEDA Journal of Dredging. V19:3. Full Report

  • Flanagan, S. V., N. A. Procopio, S. Spayd, J. A. Gleason, and Y. Zheng. (2020). Improve private well testing outreach efficiency by targeting households based on proximity to a high arsenic well. Science of the Total Environment. V738:139689. Abstract

  • Flanagan, S.V., S. Braman, R. Puelle, J. Gleason, S. Spayd, N.A. Procopio, G. Proswimmer, A. Navas-Acien, J. Graziano, S. Chillrud. (2020). Leveraging healthcare communication channels for environmental health outreach in New Jersey. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Abstract

  • Goodrow, Sandra M., Ruppel, Bruce, Lippincott, Robert L., Post, Gloria B., Procopio, Nichloas A. "Investigations of level of perfluoroalkyl substances in surface water, sediment, and fish tissue in New Jersey, USA." Science of the Total Environment. 729. (2020) Abstract

  • John W. Washington, Charlita G. Rosal, James P. McCord, Mark J. Strynar, Andrew B. Lindstrom, Erica L. Bergman, Sandra M. Goodrow, Haile K. Tadesse, Andrew N. Pilant, Benjamin J. Washington, Mary J. Davis, Brittany G. Stuart, and Thomas M. Jenkins. "Nontargeted mass-spectral detection of chloroperfluoropolyether carboxylates in New Jersey Soils" Science. 368 (6495), 1103-1107 (2020) Full Report

  • Iwanowicz, Luke R., Smalling, Kelly L., Blazer, Vicki S., Braham, Ryan P., Sanders, Lakyn R., Boetsma, Anna, Procopio, Nicholas A., Goodrow, Sandra M., Buchanan, Gary A., Millemann, Daniel R., Ruppel, Bruce, Vile, John, Henning, Brian, Abatemarco, John. "Reconnaissance of Surface Water Estrogenicity and the Prevalence of Intersex in Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus Dolomieu) Inhabiting New Jersey." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 17(6). (2020) Abstract

  • Mailloux, B. J., N. A. Procopio, M. Bakker, T. Chen, I. Choudhury, K. M. Ahmed, T. Ellis, M. R. Mozumder, S. Chillrud and A. van Geen. (2020). Recommended sampling intervals for arsenic in private wells. Groundwater. 59(1):80-89.  Abstract

  • McCord, J. P., Strynar, M. J., Washington, J. W., Bergman, E. L., & Goodrow, S. M. (2020). Emerging chlorinated polyfluorinated polyether compounds impacting the waters of southwestern New Jersey identified by use of nontargeted analysis. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 7: 903–908. Abstract

  • Minerovic, A.L., Potapova, M.G., Sales, C.M., Price, J.R., Enache, M.D. "18S-V9 DNA metabarcoding detects the effect of water-quality impairment on stream biofilm eukaryotic assemblages." Ecological Indicators. 113. (2020) Abstract

  • Post, G.B. (2022) Invited Perspective: Current Breast Milk PFAS Levels in the United States and Canada Indicate Need for Additional Monitoring and Actions to Reduce Maternal Exposures. Environ Health Perspect. 130(2):21301. Abstract.

  • Post, G.B. (2020), Recent US State and Federal Drinking Water Guidelines for Per‐ and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. Environ Toxicol Chem. Full Paper

  • Rockafellow-Baldoni, M., B. L. Lubenow, N. A. Procopio, J. A. Gleason, S. E. Spayd. (2020). School-based private well testing outreach event for arsenic and boron in New Jersey. Journal of Environmental Health. V83(2):26-32. Abstract

  • Weis, J. S., E. B. Watson, B. Ravit, C. Harman, M. M. Yepsen. (2021) The Status and Future of Tidal Marshes in New Jersey Faced with Sea Level Rise. Anthropocene Coasts. 4: 168–192. Abstract

2010 - 2019
  • Desianti, Nina, Mihaela D. Enache, Michael Griffiths, Ksawery Biskup, Austin Degen, Michael DaSilva, Daniel Millemann, Lee Lippincott, Elizabeth Watson, Andrew Gray, Daria Nikitina, and Marina Potapova. "The Potential and Limitations of Diatoms as Environmental Indicators in Mid-Atlantic Coastal Wetlands." Estuaries and Coasts. 42.6 (2019): 1440-1458  Abstract

  • Pachkowski B, Post GB, Stern AH. The derivation of a Reference Dose (RfD) for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) based on immune suppression. Environ Res. (2019) 171:452-469. Abstract

  • Post, Gloria B., Jessie A. Gleason, Keith R. Cooper. “Key Scientific issues in developing drinking water guidelines for perfluoroalkyl acids: Contaminants of emerging concern.” PLoS Biol, 15.12 (2017).
Division of Science and Research
Dr. Gary A. Buchanan, Director
Mailing Address:
Mail code 428-01, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 984-6070
Fax: (609) 292-7340

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