CSI Reports and Presentations

Following are recent reports and presentations by CSI staff. A PDF for the item of interest can be accessed by clicking on the subject title.

    • Refined Pesticide Exposure Modeling for Endangered Species in Flowing Water Habitats, Michael Winchell, Naresh Pai, Lauren Padilla, Raghavan Srinivasan, Patrick Havens, Jeffrey Giddings. Presentation at the 7th SETAC World Congress / SETAC 2016 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 2016.
    • An Evaluation of Endpoints from Benthic Invertebrate Chronic Toxicity Tests Based on Draft US FIFRA Guidance – Part II, Jennifer Gates, Ted Valenti, Aaron Kabler, Alan Jones, Alan Samel, John Green, Jane Staveley, Bibek Sharma, Sean McGee, Matt McCoole, Jiafan Wang, Maike Habekost, Henry Krueger, Michael Bradley, Christian Picard, Jeffrey Giddings, Mark Cafarella, Susan Thomas, Imad Saab. Presentation at the 7th SETAC World Congress / SETAC 2016 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 2016.
    • Evaluating the Relative Sensitivity of Endpoints Generated During Midge Life-cycle for US FIFRA Sediment Toxicity Test Requirements- Part II, Ted Valenti, Aaron Kabler, Alan Samel, Alan Jones, John Green, Jane Staveley, Bibek Sharma, Matt McCoole, Jiafan Wang, Maike Habekost, Henry Krueger, Susan Thomas, Michael Bradley, Christian Picard, Jeffrey Giddings, Jennifer Gates, Mark Cafarella, Imad Saab, Kevin Henry. Presentation at the 7th SETAC World Congress / SETAC 2016 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 2016.
    • Synergistic Effect of Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO) on Acute Toxicity of Pyrethrins to Hyalella azteca, Jeffrey Giddings, James Gagne, and Janice Sharp. Published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 9999, No. 9999, pp. 1-6, 2016.
    • Lake Health, Copper and Your Health, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the 2016 Michigan Inland Lakes Convention – Science and Leadership: A Formula for Successful Lake Protection and Management, Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls, MI, April 18-22, 2016.
    • Endangered Species Assessment for the Shortnose Sturgeon: Lessons Learned for a National Assessment Process, Michael Winchell, Jeffrey Giddings, Lauren Padilla, Ashlea Frank, Bernalyn McGaughey. Presentation at the SETAC 2015 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2015.
    • Evaluating the Relative Sensitivity of Endpoints Generated during Midge Life-cycle Sediment Toxicity Tests, Ted Valenti, Jennifer Gates, Michael Bradley, Mark Cafarella, Jeffrey Giddings, Hank Krueger, Sean McGee, Alan Samel, Bibek Sharma, Jane Stavely, Jiafan Wang. Presentation at the SETAC 2015 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2015.
    • Assessing the Risk to Green Sturgeon from Application of Imidacloprid to Control Burrowing Shrimp in Willapa Bay, Washington – Part I: Controlled Exposure Studies, John Frew and Christian Grue. Published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 34, No. 11, pp. 2542-2548, 2015.
    • Assessing the Risk to Green Sturgeon from Application of Imidacloprid to Control Burrowing Shrimp in Willapa Bay, Washington – Part I: Exposure Characterization, John Frew, Martin Sadilek and Christian Grue. Published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 34, No. 11, pp. 2533-2541, 2015.
    • Comparative Sensitivity of Field and Laboratory Populations of Hyalella azteca to the Pyrethroid Insecticides Bifenthrin and Cypermethrin, Clark S.L., Ogle R.S., Gantner A., Hall L.W. Jr., Mitchell G., Giddings J., McCoole M., Dobbs M., Henry K., Valenti T.  Published in Environ. Toxicol. Chem. (in press) 2015.
    • Addressing Uncertainty in Aquatic Exposure Assessments of Agricultural Pyrethroid Use on Multiple Crops, Amy Ritter, Dean Desmarteau, Christopher Holmes, Mark Cheplick, Paul Hendley, Michael Dobbs, Scott Jackson, Jeffrey Giddings. Presentation at SETAC 2013 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2013.
    • Beyond the Screening Level: Higher-Tier Ecological Risk Assessments of Pyrethroid Insecticides, Jeffrey Giddings, Paul Hendley, Michael Dobbs, Christopher Holmes, Amy Ritter, Michael Winchell, Gary Mitchell, Kevin Henry. Presentation at SETAC 2013 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2013.
    • National Surface Water Vulnerability Assessment of Agricultural Pyrethroid Use on Multiple Crops for Higher Tier Exposure Modeling, Christopher Holmes, Joshua Amos, Mark Cheplick, Amy Ritter, Paul Hendley, Michael Dobbs, Scott Jackson, Jeffrey Giddings. Presentation at SETAC 2013 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2013.
    • Pyrethroid Concentrations and Biological Effects in the Lower America River, Stephen Clark, R. Scott Ogle, Andrew Gantner, Christopher Harbourt, Gregg Hancock, Todd Albertson, Jeffrey Giddings, Gary Mitchell, Aldos Barefoot, Dan Tessier, Michael Dobbs, Kevin Henry. Presentation at SETAC 2013 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2013.
    • Compilation and Evaluation of Environmental Residue Monitoring Data for Synthetic Pyrethroids, Jeffrey Giddings, Jeffrey Wirtz. Presentation at SETAC 2013 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2013.
    • Identifying Best Available Ecotoxicology Data for Assessing Potential Risks of Pesticides to Endangered and Threatened Species and Their Habitats, Theodore Valenti, Richard Brain, Jeffrey Giddings, Kevin Henry, Alan Hosmer, Aaron Kabler, Jay Overmyer. Presentation at SETAC 2013 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2013.
    • Ecological Risk of Pesticides and the ESA, Bernalyn McGaughey, National Research Council Committee on Ecological Risk Assessment under FIFRA and ESA, Public Meeting, January 2012, Seattle, WA, USA
    • Multi-jurisdictional Data in National-Level Pesticide Assessments: Challenges and Future Applications, Ashlea Frank, NatureServe Conference: Biodiversity Without Boundaries, April 2012, Portland, OR, USA
    • Linking Aquatic Plant Toxicity Data for Pesticides to Risk Assessment Endpoints and Environmental Protection Goals, Jeff Giddings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry-Europe Annual Meeting & 6th World Congress, May 2012, Berlin, Germany
    • Aquatic Herbicide Toxicology, Bernalyn McGaughey, The Interface Between Aquatic Herbicide Use and Salmonids: A Focus on Critical Habitat in the Pacific Northwest Region, University of Washington, June 2012, Seattle, WA, USA
    • The Relative Sensitivity of Macrophyte and Algal Species to Herbicides and Fungicides: An Analysis Using Species Sensitivity Distributions (Poster Presentation) – Jeffrey Giddings, representing the Species Sensitivity Distribution (SSD) Workgroup of the Aquatic Macrophyte Ecotoxicology Group (AMEG), presented at the SETAC-2011 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 13-17 November 2011.
    • Assessing Data Reliability and Relevance for Regulatory Applications – A. Tilghman Hall, Bayer, Bernalyn McGaughey, CSI, James Gagne, CSI. Poster presentation at the SETAC-2010 Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, 7-11 November 2010.
    • REACH: Preparing for Pre-Registration & Beyond – Warren Scott, CSI-Europe and Carl Thompson, CSI-USA. Poster presentation at the CSPA Mid-Year Meeting Innovention Program, 6-9 May 2008.