Recent Journal Articles

Stern, P. C., Webler, T., and Small, M. J. 2014. Special issue: Understanding the risks of unconventional shale gas development. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(15), 8287-8288.

Small, M. J., Stern, P. C., Bomberg, E., Christopherson, S. M., Goldstein, B. D., Israel, A. L., … & Zielinska, B. 2014. Risks and risk governance in unconventional shale gas development. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(15), 8289-8297.

Small, M. J., Güvenç, Ü., & DeKay, M. L. 2014. When can scientific studies promote consensus among conflicting stakeholders?. Risk Analysis. DOI: 10.1111/risa.1223.

Namhata, A., Small, M. J. and Karamalidis, A. K. 2014. Multi-model weighted predictions for CH4 and H2S solubilities in freshwater and saline formation waters relevant to unconventional oil and gas extraction. International Journal of Coal Geology, 131: 177-185.

Zhang, L., R.B. Theregowda and M.J. Small, M.J. 2014. Statistical model for scaling and corrosion potentials of cooling-system source waters. Environmental Engineering Science, 31(10): 570-581.

Wang, Z. and M.J. Small. 2014. A Bayesian approach to CO2 leakage detection at saline sequestration sites using pressure measurements. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 30: 188-196.

Popova, O.H., M.J. Small, S.T. McCoy, A.C. Thomas, B. Karimi, A. Goodman and K.M. Carter 2012. Comparative analysis of carbon dioxide storage resource assessment methodologies. Environmental Geosciences, 9(3): 105-124.

Shao, K. and M.J. Small. 2012. A statistical evaluation of toxicological experiment design for the Bayesian model averaged benchmark dose estimation with dichotomous data.  Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 18: 1096-1119.

Louie, S.M., P. T. Phenrat, M. J. Small, R.D. Tilton, and G.V. Lowry. 2012. Parameter identifiability in application of soft particle electrokinetic theory to determine polymer and polyelectrolyte coating thicknesses on colloids. Langmuir,  28: 10334−10347.

Weimer, J., B.H. Krogh, M.J. Small and B. Sinopoli. 2012. An approach to leak detection using wireless sensor networks at carbon sequestration sites.  International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 9: 243-253.

Yang, Y-M., M.J. Small, E.O. Ogretim, D.O. Gray, Donald; A.W. Wells, B.R. Strazisar and G.S. Bromhal.  2012. A Bayesian Belief Network for combining evidence from multiple CO2 leak detection technologies. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 2(3): 185-199.

Peterson, J. and M.J. Small. 2012. Methodology for benefit-cost analysis of seismic codes.  Natural Hazards, 63(2): 1039-1053.

Rose, S., P. Jaramillo, M.J. Small, I. Grossmann and J. Apt.  2012. Quantifying the hurricane risk to offshore wind turbines. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 109(9): 3247-3252.

Characklis, G.W., P. Adriaens, J.B. Braden, J. Davis, B. Hamilton, J.B. Hughes, M.J. Small, J. Wolfe. 2011. Increasing the role of economics in environmental research (or moving beyond the mindset that economics = accounting). Environmental Science & Technology, 45: 6235–6236.

Bakshi, B. and M.J. Small. 2011. Incorporating ecosystem services into life cycle assessment. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 15: 477–478.

Tokdar, S., I. Grossmann, J. Kadane, A. Charest and M. Small. 2011. Impact of beliefs about Atlantic tropical cyclone detection on conclusions about trends in tropical cyclone numbers. Bayesian Analysis, 6(4): 547 – 572.

Yang Y-M., M.J. Small, E.O., Ogretim, D.O. Gray, G.S. Bromhal, B.R. Strazisar, A.W. Wells. 2011. Probabilistic design of a near-surface CO2 leak detection system.  Environmental Science & Technology, 45(15): 6380–6387.

Goodman A., A. Hakala, G. Bromhal, D. Deel, T. Rodosta, S. Frailey, M. Small, D. Allen, V. Romanov, J. Fazio, N. Huerta, D. McIntyre, B. Kutchko, G. Guthrie. 2011. U.S. DOE methodology for development of geologic storage potential for carbon dioxide at the national and regional scale. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 5(4): 952-965.

Shao, K. and M.J. Small. 2011. Potential uncertainty reduction in model-averaged benchmark dose estimates informed by an additional dose study. Risk Analysis, 31(10): 1561- 1575.

Yang, Y-M., M.J. Small, B. Junker, G.S. Bromhal, B. Strazisar, A. Wells. 2011. Bayesian hierarchical models for soil CO2 flux and leak detection at geologic sequestration sites. Environmental Earth Sciences, 64(3): 787-798.

Logue, J.M., M.J. Small and A.L. Robinson. 2011. Evaluating the national air toxics assessment (NATA): Comparison of predicted and measured air toxics concentrations, risks, and sources in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Atmospheric Environment, 45: 476-484.

Choi, T., M. J. Schervish, K. A. Schmitt and M. J. Small. 2010. Bayesian hierarchical analysis for multiple health endpoints in a toxicity study. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 15(3): 290-307.

Xu, J., M. Small, P. Fischbeck and J. VanBriesen. 2010. Integrating location models with Bayesian analysis to inform decision making. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136(2): 209-216.

Jolliet, O., M.J. Small. 2010. Integrated environmental assessment, Part IV: Human health risk assessment. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 14(2): 188-191.

Rehr, A.P., M.J. Small, H.S. Matthews and C.T. Hendrickson. 2010. Economic sources and spatial distribution of airborne chromium risks in the U.S. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(6): 2131–2137.

Hughes, A., J.M. VanBriesen and M.J. Small. 2010. Identification of structural properties associated with polychlorinated biphenyl dechlorination processes. Environmental Science & Technology, 4(8): 2842–2848.

Logue, J.M., M.J. Small, D. Stern, J. Maranche and A.L. Robinson. 2010. Spatial variation in ambient air toxics concentrations and health risks between industrial-influenced, urban, and rural sites. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 60(3): 271-286.

Schoen, M.E., M.J. Small and J.M. VanBriesen. 2010. Bayesian model for flow-class dependent distribution of fecal-indicator bacterial concentrations in surface waters. Water Research, 44(3): 1006-1016.

Francis, R.A., J.M. VanBriesen and M.J. Small. 2010. Bayesian statistical modeling of disinfection byproduct (DBP) bromine incorporation in the Information Collection Rule (ICR) database. Environmental Science and Technology, 44(4): 1232–1239.

Logue, J.M.., M.J. Small and A.L. Robinson. 2009. Identifying priority pollutant sources: Apportioning air toxics risks using positive matrix factorization. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(24): 9439-9444.

Xu, J., M.P. Johnson, P.S. Fischbeck, M.J. Small and J.M. VanBriesen. 2009. Robust placement of sensors in dynamic water distribution systems. European Journal of Operational Research, 202(2010): 707-716.

Francis, R.A., M.J. Small and J.M. VanBriesen. 2009. Multivariate distributions of disinfection by-products in chlorinated drinking water. Water Research, 43(14): 3453-3468.

Attari, S., M. Schoen, C. Davidson, M.L. DeKay, W. Bruine de Bruin, R. Dawes, and M. Small. 2009. Preferences for change: Do individuals prefer voluntary actions, soft regulations, or hard regulations to decrease fossil fuel consumption? Ecological Economics, 68: 1701-1710.

Green, S.T., M.J. Small and E.A. Casman. 2009. Determinants of national diarrheal disease burden. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(4): 993–999.

MacDonald, J., M.J. Small and M.G. Morgan. 2009. Quantifying the risks of unexploded ordnance at closed military bases. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(2): 259-265.

MacDonald, J. and M.J. Small. 2009. Statistical analysis of metallic anomaly patterns at former Air Force bombing ranges. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 23(2): 203-214.

Ostfeld, A., J.G. Uber, E. Salomons, J.W. Berry, W.E. Hart, C.A. Phillips, J-P. Watson, G. Dorini, P. Jonkergouw, Z. Kapelan, F. di Pierro, S-T. Khu, D. Savic, D. Eliades, M. Polycarpou, S.R. Ghimire, B.D. Barkdoll, R. Gueli; J.J. Huang, E.A. McBean, W. James; A. Krause, J. Leskovec, S. Isovitsch, J. Xu, C. Guestrin, J. VanBriesen, M. Small, P. Fischbeck, A. Preis, M. Propato, O. Piller, G.B. Trachtman, Z.Y. Wu and T. Walski. 2008. The Battle of the Water Sensor Networks (BWSN): A design challenge for engineers and algorithms. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 134(6): 556-568.

Small, M.J. 2008. Methods for assessing uncertainty in fundamental assumptions and associated models for cancer risk assessment. Risk Analysis, 28(5): 1289-1307.

MacDonald, J., M.J. Small and M.G. Morgan. 2008. Explosion probability of unexploded ordnance: Expert beliefs. Risk Analysis, 28(4): 825-841.

Brusick, D., M.J. Small, E.L. Cavalieri, D. Chakravarti, X. Ding, D.G. Longfellow, J. Nakamura, E.C. Rogan and J.A. Swenberg. 2008. Possible genotoxic modes of action for naphthalene. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 51(2), Supplement 1(Naphthalene State of Science Symposium): 43-50.

Choi, T., M. J. Schervish, K. A. Schmitt and M. J. Small. 2008. A Bayesian approach to a logistic regression model with incomplete information. Biometrics, 64(2): 424-430.

Ryker, S.J. and M.J. Small. 2008. Combining occurrence and toxicity information to identify priorities for drinking-water mixture research. Risk Analysis, 28(3): 653-666.

Xu, J., P.S. Fischbeck, M.J. Small, J.M. VanBriesen and E. Casman. 2008. Identifying sets of key nodes for placing sensors in dynamic water distribution networks. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 134(4): 378-385.

Gilau, A.M. and M.J. Small. 2008. Designing cost-effective seawater reverse osmosis under optimal energy options. Renewable Energy. 33(4): 617-630.

Gilau, A.M., R. Van Buskirk and M.J. Small. 2007. Enabling optimal energy options under the Clean Development Mechanism. Energy Policy, 35(11): 5526-5534.

Higgins, C.J., H.S. Matthews, C.T. Hendrickson and M.J. Small. 2007. Lead demand of future vehicle technologies. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 12(2): 103-114.

Boccelli, D., M.J. Small and U. Diwekar. 2007. Drinking water treatment plant design incorporating variability and uncertainty. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 133(3): 303-312.

Karcher, S.C., J.M. VanBriesen and M.J. Small. 2007. Numerical method to elucidate likely target positions of chlorine removal in anaerobic sediments undergoing polychlorinated biphenyl dechlorination. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 133(3): 278-286.

McKone, T.E. and M.J. Small. 2007. Integrated environmental assessment, Part III: Exposure assessment. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 11(1): 4-7.