Publications by Researcher


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.


Chik AHS, Schmidt PJ, Emelko MB, 2018. Learning Something from Nothing: The Critical Importance of Rethinking Microbial Non-DetectsFrontiers in Microbiology, 9(2304):1-9.

Jin C, Mesquita M, Deglint JL, Emelko MB, Wong A, 2018. Quantification of Cyanobacteria Cells via a Novel Imaging-driven Technique with an Integrated Fluorescence Signature. (Nature Publishing Group) Scientific Reports, 8(9055):1-12.

Wang D, Kundert KL, Emelko MB, 2018. Optimization and Improvement of In-line Filtration Performance in Water Treatment for a Typical Low Turbidity Source WaterEnvironmental Technology, 3:1-10.

Nunes JP, Doerr SH, Sheridan G, Neris J, Santín C, Emelko MB, Silins U, Robichaud PR, Elliot WJ, Keizer J, 2018. Assessing Water Contamination Risk following Vegetation Fires: Challenges, Opportunities and a Framework for ProgressHydrological Processes, 32(5):687-694. Invited.

Aly SA, Anderson WB, Huck PM, 2018. Biological Filtration with and without Prior In-line Coagulation to Reduce UF Fouling by Secondary EffluentWater Reuse and Desalination, 8(2):176-191.

Publications by Researcher

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