Publications by Researcher


Cameron ES, Schmidt PJ, Tremblay BJ-M, Emelko MB, Müller KM. 2021. Enhancing diversity analysis by repeatedly rarefying next generation sequencing data describing microbial communities. Scientific Reports, 11:22302.

Blackburn EAJ, Emelko MB, Dickson-Anderson S, Stone M, 2021. Advancing on the promises of techno-ecological nature-based solutions: A framework for green technology in water supply and treatment. Blue-Green Systems, 3(1):81-94.

Watt C, Emelko MB, Silins U, Collins AL, Stone M. 2021. Anthropogenic and climate-exacerbated landscape disturbances converge to alter phosphorus bioavailability in an oligotrophic river. Water, 13(22):3151.

Stone M, Krishnappan BG, Silins U, Emelko MB, Williams CHS, Collins AL, Spencer SA, 2021. A new framework for modelling fine sediment transport in rivers includes flocculation to inform reservoir management in wildfire impacted watersheds. Water, 13(17):2319.

Scott DB, Van Dyke MI, Anderson WB, King PW, Huck PM, 2021. Batch Test to Evaluate Microbial Disinfectant Decay and the Onset of Nitrification. AQUA Water Infrastructure, Ecosystems and Society, 70(7):1012-1023.

Rahman MF, Mahmud MJ, Sadmani AHMA, Chowdhury AI, Anderson WB, Bodruzzaman ABM, Huq S, 2021. Previously Unrecognized Potential Threat to Children from Manganese in Groundwater in Rohingya Refugee Camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Chemosphere, 266:129128.

Aly SA, Anderson WB, Huck PM, 2021. In-line Coagulation Assessment for Ultrafiltration Fouling Reduction to Treat Secondary Effluent for Water Reuse. Water Science & Technology, 83(2):284-296.


Collins AL, Blackwell M, Boeckx P, Chivers C-A, Emelko MB, Evrard O, Foster I, Gellis A, Gholami H, Granger S, Harris P, Horowitz AJ, Laceby JP, Martinez-Carreras N, Minella J, Mol L, Nosrati K, Pulley S, Silins U, da Silva YJ, Stone M, Tiecher T, Upadhayay HR, Zhang Y, 2020. Sediment Source Fingerprinting: Benchmarking Recent Outputs, Remaining Challenges and Emerging Themes. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 20:4160-4193.

Ramesh AK, Parreño V, Schmidt PJ, Lei S, Zhong W, Jiang X, Emelko MB, Yuan L, 2020. Evaluation of the 50% Infectious Dose of Human Norovirus Cin-2 in Gnotobiotic Pigs: A Comparison of Classical and Contemporary Methods for Endpoint Estimation. Viruses, 12(9):955.

Chik AHS, Emelko MB, Anderson WB, O’Sullivan KE, Savio D, Farnleitner AH, Blaschke AP, Schijven JF, 2020. Evaluation of Groundwater Bacterial Community Composition to Inform Waterborne Pathogen Vulnerability Assessments. Science of the Total Environment, 743:140472.

Emmerton CA, Cooke CA, Hustins S, Silins U, Emelko MB, Lewis T, Kruk MK, Taube N, Zhu D, Jackson B, Stone M, Kerr JG, Orwin JF, 2020. Severe Western Canadian Wildfire Affects Water Quality even at Large Basin Scales. Water Research, 183:116071.

Chik AHS, Emelko MB, Blaschke AP, Schijven JF, 2020. Illuminating Subsurface Microbial Water Quality Patterns using Adenosine Triphosphate and Dynamic Time Warping Approaches. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation, 40(3):55-66.

Schmidt PJ, Anderson WB, Emelko MB, 2020. Describing Water Treatment Process Performance: Why Average Log-reduction can be a Misleading Statistic. Water Research, 176:115702.  [Reply to Comment: Water Research, 185:116266]

Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, Thompson ME, 2020. Recognizing Structural Non-Identifiability: When Experiments Don’t Provide Information about Important Parameters and Misleading Models Can Still Have Great Fit. Risk Analysis, 40(2):352-369. DOI: 10.1111/risa.13386.


Williams CHS, Silins U, Spencer SA, Wagner MJ, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2019. Net Precipitation in Burned and Unburned Subalpine Forest Stands after Wildfire in the Northern Rocky Mountains. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 28(10):750-760.

Martens AM, Silins U, Proctor HC, Williams CHS, Wagner MJ, Emelko MB, Stone M, 2019. Long Term Impact of Severe Wildfire on Macroinvertebrate Assemblage Structure in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 28(10):738-749.

Kirisits MJ, Emelko MB, Pinto A, 2019. Applying Biotechnology for Drinking Water Biofiltration: Advancing Science and Practice. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 57:197-204. Invited.

Robinne FN, Bladon KD, Silins U, Emelko MB, Flannigan MD, Parisien M-A, Wang X, Kienzle SW, Dupont DP, 2019. A Regional-scale Index for Assessing the Exposure of Drinking-water Sources to WildfiresForests, 10(5):384, 12pp. Cover article.

Emelko MB, Schmidt PJ, Borchardt MA, 2019. Confirming the Need for Virus Disinfection in Municipal Subsurface Drinking Water SuppliesWater Research, 157:356-364.

Vlad S, Peldszus S, Anderson WB, Huck PM, 2019. Anatoxin-a Adsorption by Virgin and Preloaded Granular Activated CarbonAWWA Water Science, 1(1):e1116.

Publications by Researcher

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