Publications

2016

Shackelford, C.D., Meier, A., Sample-Lord, K. (2016). Limiting membrane and diffusion behavior of a geosynthetic clay liner, Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 44 (5), pp. 707-718

Sample-Lord, K.M., Shackelford, C.D. (2016). Solute diffusion in bentonite pastes, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 142 (8), pp. 04016033

Vacca, K., Komlos, J., Wadzuk, B.M. (2016). Phosphorus removal in constructed stormwater wetland mesocosms amended with water treatment residuals, Water Environment Research, 88 (9), pp. 898-906

Zaremba, G., Traver, R., and Wadzuk, B. (2016). "Impact of Drainage on Green Roof Evapotranspiration." J. Irrig. Drain Eng. ,10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001022 , 04016022.

Lee, R., Traver, R., and Welker, A. (2016). "Evaluation of Soil Class Proxies for Hydrologic Performance of In Situ Bioinfiltration Systems." J. Sustainable Water Built Environ. , 10.1061/JSWBAY.0000813 , 04016003.

 

Ph.D. Dissertations Student
Rain Garden Evapotranspiration Accounting Amanda Jean Hess, May 2017
An Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Soluble Reactive Phosphorus Removal Mechanisms in Surface-Flow Constructed Stormwater Wetlands Using Soil Amendment Strategies

 

Kaitlin Elizabeth Vacca,  May 2013

 

Evaluation of Infiltration Practices as a Means to Control Stormwater Runoff Clay Emerson, May 2008
Masters Theses Student
Evaluating Soil Type and Flow Path for the Optimal Balance of Infiltration and Evapotranspiration in Vegetated Stormwater Control Measures to Achieve Maximum Volume and Pollutant Removal Taylor Marie DelVecchio 
Analysis of a Flow Regime: Understanding the Effectiveness of the Headwaters Approach to Restoration and Investigating how an Imperfect Rain Gauge Influences that Understanding Samantha Butwill 
A Retrospective Analysis of a Constructed Stormwater Wetlands Stephanie Mary Molina 
The Fate and Transport of Chloride in a Constructed Stormwater Wetland Erica R. Forgione, May 2016
An Evaluation of Chloride Movement at a Rain Garden Sarah R. Rife, May 2016
An Analysis of Hydraulic Monitoring Equipment for Inflow and Outflow Structures in Urban SCMs Stephanie Elyse Rindosh, April 2016
Fate and Transport of Algae in a Constructed Stormwater Wetland Jhoanna M. Valdez
Water Quality Impacts of a Green Roof in Comparison to Other Land Uses Catherine M. Barr, Dec 2015
 The Design and Implementation of a Green Roof Shelter Research Site Margaret M. Chase, Dec 2015
Evaluating the Performance of a Constructed Stormwater Wetland as a Green Infrastructure Solution Ashley A. Neptune, May 2015
A Hydrologic Evaluation of Pretreatment and Variations in Seasonal and Large Storm Performance of Infiltrating Stormwater Control Measures Conor John Lewellyn, May 2015
Evapotranspiration Measurement and Modeling for a Green Roof System Gerald Zaremba, April 2015
Hydrologic Analysis of Prompton Dam Using a Physically-Based Rainfall Runoff Model Michael Bartles, Dec 2014 
Long Term Performance of a Bioinfiltration Rain Garden with Respect to Metals Removal Sarah A. Bates, May 2014
Monitoring of Evapotranspiration and Infiltration in Rain Garden Designs Amanda J. Hess, April 2014
The Implementation and Evaluation of Stormwater Control Measures in Series Cara Elizabeth Lyons, May 2013
Evaluation of Stormwater Control Measures from the Micro and Macro Perspectives: Low Cost Monitoring of Nutrients in Non-Vegetated Systems and Watershed-Scale Effects of Rain Gardens

 

Erin Lawrence Dovel, May 2013
Evaluation of nitrogen removal and fate within a bioinfiltration stormwater control measure

 

Laura Elizabeth Lord, May 2013

 

Evaluating Nutrient Removal and Hydraulic Efficiency in a Free Water Surface Flow Constructed Stormwater Wetland

 

Michael G. Rinker, May 2013

 

Quantifying Evapotranspiration through a Sensitivity Study of Climate Factors and Water Table Interactions for a Constructed Wetland Mesocosm Nha Truong, May 2012
Evaluation Of Green Infrastructure Practices Using Life Cycle Assessment Kevin Flynn, 2011
Evaluating the Role of Evapotranspiration in the Hydrology of Bioinfiltration and Bioretention Basins Using Weighing Lysimeters John Hickman Jr. 2011
Evaporation from A Pervious Concrete Stormwater SCM: Estimating the Quantity and its Role in the Yearly Water Budget  Evgeny Nemirovsky 2011
The Application Of An Integrated Monitoring Plan On Stormwater Control Measures Kathryn Greising, 2011
Modeling Infiltration In A Stormwater Control Measure Using Modified Green And Ampt Ryan Lee, 2011
Urban Hydrology Modeling with EPA’s Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) and Analysis of Water Quality in a Newly Constructed Stormwater Wetland James Pittman, 2011
Quantifying Evapotranspiration from a Green Roof Analytically  Dominik Schneider, 2011
Quantifying Evapotranspiration in Green Infrastructure: A Green Roof Case Study Meghan Feller, 2011
A Randomization Process for Modeling Constructed Wetlands with an Optimization Example Gerrard Jones, March 2010
A Side by Side Water Quality Comparison of Pervious Concrete and Porous Asphalt, and an Investigation into the Effects of Underground Infiltration Basins on Stormwater Temperature James Barbis, Dec 2009
Continuous Simulation of an Infiltration Trench Best Management Practice Hans Benford, May 2009
The Observed Effects of Stormwater Infiltration on Groundwater Matthew Machusick, May 2009
Water Quantity Comparison of Pervious Concrete and Porous Asphalt Products for Infiltration Best Management Practices Patrick Jeffers, Jan 2009
Pollutant Removal Efficiency of a Mature Constructed Wetland Over the Course of a Year Kelly Flynn, Dec 2008
A Soil Profile Characterization of a Bioinfiltration BMP Keisha Isaac-Ricketts Aug 2008
An Integrated Monitoring Plan for Best Management Practices Krista Hankins, May 2008
Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Profiling of Enterococcus and Esherichia coli for Microbial Source Tracking Deniz Yurtsever, Sept 2007
The Implications of the First Flush Phenomenon on Infiltration BMP Design Tom Batroney, May 2007
An Infiltration Model of an Underground Rock Storage Bed Infiltration  Megan Vanacore, Jan 2007
Stormwater Total Hydrocarbon and Hydrologic Mass Balance and a Chloride Mass Balance of the VU Stormwater Wetland D. Salas-DeLaCruz, 2007
Evaluation and Restoration of Two Seepage Pits with Special Considerations for Nutrient, Metal, and Bacterial Contents Matt Gore, Oct 2007
An Examination of the Effect of Plant Density on Low Reynolds Number Flow in a Wetland Erin Burke, Aug 2007
Characterization Study of a Bio-Infiltration Stormwater BMP Jordan Ermilio, Dec 2005
Pollutant Removal Efficiency and Seasonal Variation of a Storm Water Wetland BMP Gregg Woodruff, Sept 2005
A Hydrologic Analysis Of An Infiltration BMP Erika Dean, Sept 2005
An Infiltration Analysis of the Villanova  Porous Concrete Infiltration Basin BMP  Andrea Braga, Sept 2005
Pollutant Removal Efficiency of a Stormwater Wetland BMP during Baseflow and Storm Events Matthew Rea, Sept 2004
Water Quality Study of a Porous Concrete Concrete Infiltration BMP Michael Kwiatkowski, May 2004
Water Quantity Study of a Porous Concrete Concrete Infiltration BMP Tyler Ladd, June 2004
Determining the Effectiveness of the Villanova Bio-Infiltration Traffic Island in Infiltrating Annual Runoff Matt Prokop, May 2003
Undergraduate Research Student
Thermal Enrichment - A study of Villanova's Stormwater Wetlands Site Kelly C. Doyle, May 2005
Chloride Concentration Evaluation: Villanova Porous Concrete Site  Andrea Braga, May 2004
Exploration of the Ecological Integrity of a Constructed Wetland vs. a Natural Stream on the Villanova University Campus in Southeastern Pennsylvania Matthew Ortynsky, 2004