The purpose of this collection is to serve as a central location for the compilation of research, results and data that have been completed on the North Coast, much of which is gray literature. By consolidating this information, we will be able to analyze and archive this information. This will also aid in the historical database that can be used for trend analysis as well as prevent redundancy in further research.

These technical reports represent years of water quality and management research, and many exist only in this repository.

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Submissions from 2016

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Irondequoit Bay Monitoring Report 2015, Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Two New Techniques for Evaluating Connectivity of Septic Fields to Great Lake Watersheds and Embayments, Paul L. Richards, Marine David, Christine Georgakakis, Nicole DeRose, Michael D. Rodgers, and M. Todd Walter

Submissions from 2015

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Slater Creek Stormwater Assessment and Action Plan, Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Allen Creek Stormwater Assessment, Monroe County, New York

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: Genesee River, Monroe County, New York

Submissions from 2014

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Trophic Status of Conesus Lake 2014: Long-term Trends in Lake Chemistry and the Plankton Community, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

Submissions from 2013

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Studies of Adult and Larval Zebra Mussel Populations in Conesus Lake, NY, Isidro Bosch, Todd Shuskey, Thomas Collins, and Alyssa Smith

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Genesee River Watershed Project. Volume 3. Water Quality Analysis of the Honeoye Creek Watershed: Nutrient Concentration and Loading, Identification of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution, Total Maximum Daily Load, and an Assessment of Management Practices using the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model. A report to the USDA., Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and Blake Snyder

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Genesee River Watershed Project. Volume 2. Water Quality Analysis of the Upper Genesee River Watershed: Nutrient Concentration and Loading, Identification of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution, Total Maximum Daily Load, and an Assessment of Management Practices using the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model. A report to the USDA., Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, Blake Snyder, and William B. Smith

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Genesee River Watershed Project. Volume 1.Water Quality Analysis of the Genesee River Watershed: Nutrient Concentration and Loading, Identification of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution, Total Maximum Daily Load, and an Assessment of Management Practices using the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model. A report to the USDA., Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, Blake Snyder, Mellissa Jayne Winslow, Dale Pettenski, Evan Rea, Lindsay Dressel, and William B. Smith

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Shipbuilders Creek Stormwater and Assessment and Action Plan, Monroe County Dept. of Environmental Services

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Genesee River Watershed Project. Water Quality Analysis of the Oatka Creek Watershed. Volume 6. Nutrient Concentration and Loading, Identification of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution, Total Maximum Daily Load, and an Assessment of Management Practices using the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model. A report to the USDA., Dale Pettenski, Joseph C. Makarewicz, and Theodore W. Lewis

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Genesee River Watershed Project. Volume 5. Water Quality Analysis of the Canaseraga Creek Watershed Nutrient Concentration and Loading, Identification of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution, Total Maximum Daily Load, and an Assessment of Management Practices using the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model. A report to the USDA., Evan Rea, Joseph C. Makarewicz, and Theodore W. Lewis

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: Densmore Creek Watershed, Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County and Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: East Branch Allen Creek Watershed, Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County and Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: Four Mile Creek Watershed, Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County and Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: Mill Creek Watershed, Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County and Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: Thomas Creek Watershed, Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County and Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: Tufa Glen Creek Watershed, Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County and Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Green Infrastructure Rapid Assessment Plan: White Brook, Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County and Monroe County Department of Environmental Services

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Genesee River Watershed Project. Water Quality Analysis of the Black Creek Watershed. Volume 4. Nutrient Concentration and Loading, Identification of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Pollution, Total Maximum Daily Load, and an Assessment of Management Practices using the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) Model. A report to the USDA., Mellissa Jayne Winslow, Joseph C. Makarewicz, and Theodore W. Lewis

Submissions from 2012

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Long-term Trends and the Trophic Status of Conesus Lake 2012: A report to the Livingston County Planning Department Geneseo, NY, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Joshua M. LaFountain, and Theodore W. Lewis

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Segment Analysis of the Bergholz Creek Watershed of Niagara County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Stream Water Quality Assessment of Long Point Gully, Graywood Gully, and Sand Point Gully: Conesus Lake Tributaries Spring 2012, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and Dale Pettenski

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The Grass River Soil Water Assessment Tool: A model for predicting sources and sinks of sediment, Paul L. Richards

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Sediment Assessment Report: Long Pond Sediment Analysis Site Greece, Monroe County, New York, WESTON SOLUTIONS, INC.

Submissions from 2011

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Relation of Hydrologic Processes to Groundwater and Surface-Water Levels and Flow Directions in a Dune-Beach Complex at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Beverly Shores, Indiana, Paul M. Buszka, David A. Cohen, David C. Lampe, and Noel B. Pavlovic

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Final Report: Status Macroinvertebrates in the Lake Ontario, Stephen Lozano

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The Development of an Stream Water Quality Assessment Index to Evaluate Stream Health Conesus Lake Tributaries Spring 2011, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and Blake Snyder

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The Oak Orchard Soil Water Assessment Tool: Part 2, Paul L. Richards, Theodore W. Lewis, Joseph C. Makarewicz, and James A. Zollweg

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Tributary Loadings of Priority Pollutants to Lake Ontario: A Prototype Approach Employing Surrogate Parameters, R. Peter Richards and David A.V. Eckhardt

Submissions from 2010

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Continued Monitoring of Macrophyte Biomass and Filamentous Algal Cover in Conesus Lake Summer 2009, Isidro Bosch, Hannah Dodge, Adam Dumas, and Matthew Stryker

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Lake Ontario: Maps, Facts and Figures, Finger Lakes-Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance and New York Sea Grant

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2010 Status of the Lake Ontario Lower Trophic Levels, Kristen T. Holeck, Christopher Hotaling, Jonathan W. Swan, Lars G. Rudstam, Russ McCullough, Dave Lemmon, Web Pearsall, Jana R. Lantry, Mike Connerton, Steve LaPan, Betsy Trometer, Brian F. Lantry, Maureen Walsh, and Brian Weidel

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2008 Lake Ontario Lakewide Fishery Assessment, Brian F. Lantry, Jana R. Lantry, and Ted Schaner

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Characterization of Six Watersheds of Wayne County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Conesus Lake Tributaries, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Eighteenmile Creek Watershed: The Location of Sources of Pollution, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Braddock Bay Monroe County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Chaumont Bay Jefferson County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Eighteenmile Creek Niagara County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Genesee River Monroe County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Henderson Harbor Jefferson County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Irondequoit Bay Monroe County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Little Sodus Bay Cayuga County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Long Pond Monroe County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Niagara River Niagara County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Oak Orchard Creek Orleans County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Oswego River Oswego County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Port Bay Wayne County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Pultneyville, Salmon Creek Wayne County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Sandy Creek Monroe/Orleans Counties, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Sodus Bay Wayne County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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Twelvemile Creek Niagara County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Matthew J. Nowak

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NYSDEC Lake Ontario Annual Report 2010, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

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THE OAK ORCHARD SOIL WATER ASSESSMENT TOOL A decision support system for watershed management Part 1: Calibration and Validation, Paul L. Richards, Theodore W. Lewis, Joseph C. Makarewicz, James A. Zollweg, Mikki Smith, Jill Libby, Duffy Roodenberg, Mike Lyzwa, Molly Stetz, Alex Kuhl, Sandy Przybyla, and Patrick Fallot

Submissions from 2009

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Conesus Lake Limnology 2009: Water Quality of USDA Monitored Watersheds Internal Hypolimnetic Phosphorus Loading Lake Chemistry Status of the Zooplankton Community, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Oak Orchard Creek Watershed The Location of Sources of Pollution, Annual Loss of Nutrients and Soil to Lake Ontario, and a Test of Effectiveness of Zone Tillage as a Best Management practice, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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The Sucker Brook Watershed Revisited, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Our Waters, Our Communities, Our Future: Taking Bold Action Now to Achieve Longterm Sustainability of New York’s Ocean and Great Lakes, The New York Ocean and Great Lakes Ecosystem Conservation Council

Submissions from 2008

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Field Data Report Lake Ontario Tributaries 2005-2006, Richard Coleates and Stephen Hale

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Hydrologic Evidence of Climate Change in Monroe County, New York, William F. Coon

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Conesus Lake 2008: Baseline Data on the Stream Bank Restoration Project, Update on Water Quality of USDA Monitored Watersheds, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and ChristiAnn Severson

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Characterization and Prioritization of the Watersheds of Niagara County, New York, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, Daniel J. White, Mark Seider, and Victor Digiacomo

Submissions from 2007

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Water Quality of the North End of Cayuga Lake: 1991-2006, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and Daniel J. White

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Water Quality of the North End of Seneca Lake: 1991-2006, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Daniel J. White, and Theodore W. Lewis

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Developing a Cooperative Monitoring Strategy for Lake Ontario, U.S.-Canada Lake Ontario Lakewide Management Plan Management Committee

Submissions from 2006

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Developing a Cooperative Monitoring Strategy for Lake Ontario: 2008 Intensive Year and Long-Term Sampling Design, International Joint Commission Council of Great Lakes Research Managers

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Lake Ontario Coastal Initiative Action Agenda, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Betsy Landre, Stephen Lewandowski, John Terninko, and Elizabeth Thorndike

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Analysis of the Existing Water Quality Database for the Sandy Creek and South Sandy Creek Watersheds – 1997 to 2005, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Nutrient and Soil Losses from the Eighteenmile Creek Watershed, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, Daniel J. White, Mark Seider, and Victor Digiacomo

Submissions from 2005

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Saving New York's North Coast: Conference Executive Summary, Center for Environmental Information, Inc.

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Review of the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Studies, COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE LAKE ONTARIO-ST. LAWRENCE RIVER STUDIES, National Research Council Staff, and Joseph C. Makarewicz

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A Synthesis of Ecological and Fish-Community Changes in Lake Ontario, 1970-2000, Great Lakes Fishery Commission

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Final Data Report: Sodus Bay Limnology, Lake Chemistry, Phytoplankton and Zooplankton Abundance and Nutrient and Soil Losses from the Watershed, 2004, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Silver Lake Limnological Survey, 2004, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and William Guenther

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Segment Analysis Of Fish Creek The Location Of Sources Of Pollution, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and Daniel J. White

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Genesee River Lake Sturgeon Project, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

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Water Resources of Monroe County, New York, Water Years 2000-02 Atmospheric Deposition, Ground Water, Streamflow, Trends in Water Quality, and Chemical Loads in Streams, Donald A. Sherwood

Submissions from 2004

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Lake Ontario Coastal Initiative Action Agenda 2004, Betsy Landre, Stephen Lewandowski, Joseph C. Makarewicz, John Terninko, and Elizabeth Thorndike

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Conesus Lake Limnology: Including Lake Chemistry, Phytoplankton and Estimates of Internal Loading in 2004, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Isidro Bosch, and Theodore W. Lewis

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Seasonal and Vertical Distribution, Food Web Dynamics and Contaminant Biomagnification of Cercopagis pengoi in Lake Ontario, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Elizabeth Damaske, Corey Laxson, Hugh J. MacIsaac, and Ivan A. Grigorovich

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Segment Analysis of Fish Creek North of Pennellville Pond The Location of Sources of Pollution, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Segment Analysis Of Little Sandy Creek, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Segment Analysis of Oatka Creek: The Location of Sources of Pollution, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Segment Analysis of Oneida Creek: The Location of Sources of Pollution, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

Submissions from 2003

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Loading of Nutrients from North Shore Tributaries of Oneida Lake: Black, Crandell, Dakins, Little Bay and Black, Crandell, Dakins, Little Bay and Threemile Creeks Oswego County, N.Y., Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Nutrients and Suspended Solid Losses from Oneida Lake Tributaries, 2002-2003: Butternut, Big Bay, Chittenango, Canaseraga, Cowaselon, Fish, Limestone, Oneida, Scriba and Wood Creeks, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Segment Analysis of Otter Creek: The Location of Sources of Pollution, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Water Quality Monitoring on Cratsley Gully and Honeoye Inlet, Part of the Honeoye Lake Watershed, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and Daniel J. White

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Status of the Lake Ontario Food Web in a Changing Ecosystem: the 2003 Lake Ontario Lower Aquatic Food Web Assessment (LOLA), Edward L. Mills, Ron Dermott, Mohi Munawar, Scott Millard, Ora Johannsson, and Lars G. Rudstam

Submissions from 2002

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Eighteenmile Creek Remedial Action Plan Area of Concern Planktonic Community Study, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Segment Analysis of Sheldon Creek: The Location of Sources of Pollution, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Small Intermittent Rivulets versus Major Tributaries: The Loss of Soil and Nutrients from Selected Small Subwatersheds Compared to the Major Subwatersheds of Canandaigua Lake, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Update of Soil and Nutrient Loss from Subwatersheds of Conesus Lake - 2001, Joseph C. Makarewicz and Theodore W. Lewis

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Loss of Nutrients and Soil from Sandy Pond Tributaries, Oswego County, N.Y., Joseph C. Makarewicz, Theodore W. Lewis, and Daniel J. White

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The Significance Of Phosphorus Released From The Sediment Under Anoxic Conditions In Sodus Bay, N.Y., Daniel J. White, Joseph C. Makarewicz, and Theodore W. Lewis

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Eastern Lake Ontario Sand Transport Study (ELOSTS): Final Report on Sediment Transport Patterns and Management Implications for Eastern Lake Ontario, Donald L. Woodrow, Charles E. McClennen, and William F. Ahrnsbrak

Submissions from 2001

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Population Studies of Eurasian Watermilfoil ( Myriophyllum spicatum ) and Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) in Conesus Lake, N.Y. (Summer 2000), Isidro Bosch, Joseph C. Makarewicz, Jennifer P. Emblidge, Douglas A. Johnson, and Michael D. Valentino

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Water Quality Study of the Finger Lakes: Part A: Synoptic Water Quality Investigation, Clifford W. Callinan