REFEREED ARTICLES:

Caruso, B.S.  In Press.  The imbalance of science and policy for aquatic resources jurisdiction in the semi-arid western U.S.  Chapter in AGU Book on the Imbalance of Nature.

Javernick, L., Brasington, J, Caruso, B.S.  In Press.  Modelling the topography of shallow braided rivers using Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry.  Geomorphology.

Wadworth-Watts H.D., Caruso B.S., O’Sullivan A.D. and R. Clucas.  In Press.  A hydrological and nutrient load balance for the Lake Clearwater catchment, Canterbury, New Zealand.  Journal of Hydrology New Zealand.

Caruso, B.S.  In Press.  GIS-based classification of streams in a mountain watershed for jurisdictional evaluation.   Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

Caruso, B.S., O’Sullivan, A.D., Faulkner, S., Sherratt, M., and Clucas, R.  2013.  Agricultural diffuse nutrient pollution transport in a high country wetland complex.  Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 224:1695. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-013-1695-x.

Caruso, B.S., Edmondson, L., and Pithie, C.  2013.  Braided river flow and invasive vegetation dynamics in the New Zealand Southern Alps.  Environmental Management 52:1-18.  DOI: 10.1007/s00267-013-0070-4.

Caruso, B.S., Pithie, C., and  Edmondson, L.  2013.  Invasive riparian vegetation response to flow regimes and flood pulses in a braided river.  Journal of Environmental Management 125:156-168.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.03.054.

Caruso, B.S., Ross, A., Shuker, C., and Davies, T.  2013.  Flood hydraulics and impacts on invasive vegetation in a braided river floodplain, New Zealand.  Environment and Natural Resources Research 3(1):92-110.  DOI: 10.5539/enrr.v3n1p92.

Caruso, B.S., Rademaker M., Balme, A., and Cochrane T.A.  2013.  Flood modelling in a high country mountain catchment, New Zealand: comparing statistical and deterministic model estimates for ecological flows.  Hydrological Sciences Journal 58(2):1-14.  DOI:10.1080/02626667.2012.752577.

Caruso, B.S.  2013.  Hydrologic modification from hydroelectric power operations in a mountain basin.  River Research and Applications 29(4):420-440.  DOI: 10.1002/rra.1609.

Arias, M.E., Cochrane, T.A., Piman, T., Kummu, M., Caruso, B.S., and Killeen, T.J.  2012.  Landscape assessment of flooding and habitats of the Tonle Sap Lake Floodplain, Cambodia: historical interaction and future scenarios.  Journal of Environmental Management 112:53-66.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.07.003.

Caruso, B.S., Mirtskhulava, M., Wireman, M., Schroeder, W., Kornilovich, B, and Griffin, S.  2012.  Effects of manganese mining on water quality in the Caucasus Mountains, Republic of Georgia.  Mine Water and the Environment 31:16–28.  DOI: 10.1007/s10230-011-0163-3.

Caruso, B.S.  2011.  Science and policy integration issues for stream and wetland jurisdictional determinations in a semi-arid region of the western U.S.  Wetlands Ecology and Management. 19:351–371.  DOI: 10.1007/s11273-011-9221-7.

Caruso, B.S. and J. Haynes.  2011.  Biophysical-regulatory classification and profiling of streams across management units and ecoregions.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association 47(2):386-407.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2010.00522.x.

Caruso, B.S. and J. Haynes.  2010.  Connectivity and jurisdictional issues for aquatic resources in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains.  Wetlands 30:865-877.  DOI: 10.1007/s13157-010-0084-0.

Butler, B.A, Caruso. B.S., and J.F. Ranville.  2009.  Reactive transport modeling of remedial scenarios to predict cadmium, copper, and zinc in North Fork Clear Creek, Colorado.  Remediation Journal 19(4):101-119.  DOI 10.1002/rem.20221.

Caruso, B.S. and M. Bishop.  2009.  Seasonal and spatial variation of metal loads from natural flows in the Upper Tenmile Creek Watershed, Montana.  Mine Water and the Environment 28:166–181.  DOI 10.1007/s10230-009-0073-9.

Caruso, B.S. and H.E. Dawson.  2009.  Impacts of groundwater metal loads from bedrock fractures on water quality of a mountain stream.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 153:405-425.  DOI 10.1007/s10661-008-0367-6.

Caruso, B.S., Cox, T.J., Runkel, R.L., Velleux, M.L., Bencala, K.E., Nordstrom, D.K., Julien, P.Y., Butler, B.A., Alpers, C.N., Marion, A., and K.S. Smith.  2008.  Metals fate and transport modeling in streams and watersheds: state-of-the-science and USEPA workshop review.  Hydrological Processes 22:4011-4021.

Caruso, B.S. and T.J. Cox.  2008.  Modeling effects of natural flow restoration on metals fate and transport in a mountain stream impacted by mine waste.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association 44(3):535-551.

Caruso, B.S. and P.W. Downs.  2007.  Rehabilitation and flood management planning in a steep, boulder-bedded stream.  Environmental Management 40:256–271.

Caruso, B.S.  2006.  Effectiveness of braided, gravel-bed river restoration in the Upper Waitaki Basin, New Zealand.  River Research and Applications 22:905-922.

Caruso, B.S.  2006.  Project River Recovery: Restoration of braided gravel-bed river habitat in New Zealand’s high country.  Environmental Management 37(6):840-861.

Caruso, B.S.  2005.  Simulation of metals total maximum daily loads and remediation in a mining-impacted stream.  Journal of Environmental Engineering 131(5):777-789.

Caruso, B.S.  2004.  Modeling metals transport and sediment/water interactions in a mining-impacted mountain stream.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association 40(6):1603-1615.

Caruso, B.S.  2003.  Water quality simulation for planning restoration of a mined watershed.  Water, Air and Soil Pollution 150(1-4):221-234.

Caruso, B.S. and K. Wangerud. 2002.  Deterministic and stochastic water balance modeling of the Gilt Edge Mine Superfund Site, South Dakota.  Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration Transactions 2002, 312:104-112.

Caruso, B.S.  2002.  Temporal and spatial patterns of extreme low flows and effects on stream ecosystems in Otago, New Zealand.  Journal of Hydrology 257(1-4):115-133.

Caruso, B.S.  2001.  Regional river flow, water quality, aquatic ecological impacts and recovery from drought.  Hydrological Sciences Journal 46(5):677-699.

Caruso, B.S.  2001.  Risk-based targeting of diffuse pollution at variable spatial scales in a New Zealand high country catchment.  Journal of Environmental Management 63:249-268.

Caruso, B.S.  2000.  Effects of landslides on contaminant sources and transport in steep pastoral hill country.  Journal of Hydrology New Zealand 39(2):127-154.

Caruso, B.S.  2000.  Comparative analysis of New Zealand and US approaches for agricultural nonpoint source        pollution management.  Environmental Management 25(1):9-22.

Caruso, B.S.  2000.  Integrated assessment of phosphorus in the Lake Hayes Catchment, South Island, New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology 229(3-4):168-189.

Caruso, B.S.  2000.  Evaluation of low-flow frequency analysis methods.  Journal of Hydrology New Zealand 39(1):19-47.

Caruso, B.S.  2000.  Spatial and temporal variability of stream phosphorus in a New Zealand high country agricultural catchment.  New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 43:235-249.

Caruso, B.S. and J.C. Loftis.  1999.  Screening assessment of dissolved zinc from inactive mines in a mountain watershed.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 56:147-176.

Caruso, B.S.  1999.  Attributes and uncertainty of dissolved zinc data from a mined catchment.  Hydrological Processes 13:169-190.

Caruso, B.S. and R.C. Ward.  1998.  Assessment of nonpoint source pollution from inactive mines using a watershed-based approach.  Environmental Management  22(2):225-243.

McConchie, J.A. and B.S. Caruso.  1997.  Hutt River.  In: Jayawardena, A.W., Takeuchi, K., and Machbub, B. (Eds.) Catalogue of Rivers for Southeast Asia and the Pacific - Volume II.  UNESCO - International Hydrology Programme, Jakarta.  pp. 224-250.

Caruso, B.S.  1996.  Development of a watershed-based methodology for analysis of nonpoint source pollution from abandoned metal mines for targeting restoration.  In: McDonnell, J.J., Stribling, J.B., Neville, L.R. and Leopold, D.J. (Eds.) Proceedings of Watershed Restoration Management Symposium, American Water Resources Association, Syracuse, NY, July 14-17, 1996.  pp. 481-490.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND ABSTRACTS:

Caruso, B.S.  2013.  The imbalance between nature and management: jurisdictional evaluation of headwaters in a mountain watershed (Invited).  Abstract H53K-05 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California.  9-13 December.

Javernick, L.A., Caruso, B.S., Measures, R., Hicks, M., and Brasington, J.  2013.  Fluvial terrain models produced with Structure-from-Motion and optical bathymetric mapping: Fit for the purpose of numerical modelling.  Abstract EP41E-08 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California.  9-13 December.

Khadka, D., Caruso, B. and Zammit, C.  2013.  Climate change impacts on future streamflows in the Hakataramea River Catchment.  Proceedings of the New Zealand Hydrological Society Annual Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand.  19-22 November.

Khadka, D. Caruso, B., and Zammit, C.  2013.  Climate change impacts on future streamflows in the Hakataramea catchment.  Post Graduate Student Conference Day, Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, Christchurch, New Zealand.  12 November.

Caruso, B.S.  2012. Hydrological connectivity and science and policy integration issues for aquatic resource jurisdictional determinations in a semi-arid region of the western U.S.  Abstract GC42B-05 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California.  3-7 December.

Javernick, L.A., Brasington, J., Caruso, B.S., Hicks, M. and Davies, T.R.  2012.  Creating high quality DEMs of large scale fluvial environments using Structure-from-Motion.  Abstract H31E-1168 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, California.  3-7 December.

Javernick, L., Brasington, J., Caruso, B., Davies, T.R.H., and Hicks, D.M.  2012. Creating high quality DEMs of large scale fluvial environments using Stucture-from-Motion.  Proceedings of the New Zealand Hydrological Society Annual Conference, Nelson, New Zealand.  27-30 November.

Wadworth-Watts, Caruso, B.S., O’Sullivan, A.  2012.  Sources of nutrient loading in the Lake Clearwater Catchment, Canterbury.  Proceedings of the New Zealand Hydrological Society Annual Conference, Nelson, New Zealand.  27-30 November.

Javernick, L., Brasington, J., Caruso, B., Davies, T.R.H., and Hicks, D.M.  2012. Creating high quality DEMs of large scale fluvial environments using Stucture-from-Motion.  Post Graduate Student Conference Day, Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, Christchurch, New Zealand.  22 November.

Wadworth-Watts, H.D., Caruso, B.S., O’Sullivan, A.D.  2011.  Hydrological and nutrient transport balances for an inter-montane catchment, Canterbury, New Zealand.  Proceedings of the 50th New Zealand Hydrological Society Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 5 -9 December 2011. 

Caruso, B.S.  2011.  Science and policy integration issues for stream and wetland jurdisdictional determinations in the semi-arid western U.S.  Proceedings of the American Water Resources Association 2011 Annual Water Resources Conference.  Albuquerque, New Mexico, 7 - 10 November 2011. 

Arias M.E., Cochrane, T.A., Caruso, B., Killeen, T., and Kummu, M.  2011.  A landscape approach to assess impacts of hydrological changes to vegetation communities of the Tonle Sap Floodplain.  34th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering World Congress - Balance and Uncertainty, 33rd National Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, and 10th National Conference on Hydraulics in Water Engineering.  Brisbane, Australia. 26 June - 1 July, 2010.

Caruso BS, O’Sullivan AD, Faulkner S, Sherratt M, and Clucas R.  2010.  Diffuse agricultural impacts to a high country wetland resource.  New Zealand Hydrological Society 2010 Annual Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 6-10 December 2010.  In Proceedings of the New Zealand Hydrological Society 2010 Annual Conference.

Caruso BS, and Haynes J.  2010.  Aquatic resources connectivity and jurisdictional determinations during June 2007-2008 in EPA Region 8.  American Society of Limnology and Oceanography/North American Benthological Society Joint 2010 Summer Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 6-11 June 2010.

Caruso, B.S.  2010.  Indicators of hydrologic alteration for hydroelectric power development in the Upper San Joaquin Basin, California, USA.  Auckland, New Zealand: 17th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research incorporating the 7th International Urban and Watershed Management Conference, 21-24 Feb 2010.  In Proceedings of the 17th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research incorporating the 7th International Urban and Watershed Management Conference.

Caruso, B.S. and J. Haynes.  2009.  Connectivity and jurisdictional issues for aquatic resources in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains, USA.  Whangarei, New Zealand: New Zealand Hydrological and Freshwater Sciences Societies Joint Conference.  23-27 November 2009.  In Proceedings of the New Zealand Hydrological and Freshwater Sciences Societies Joint Conference.

Caruso, B.S.  2009.  Keynote Speaker:  An international perspective: water allocation in the US and comparison to New Zealand.  Wellington, New Zealand: Meeting the Challenges of Water Allocation: Learning from Each Other, New Zealand Hydrological Society Workshop, 5-6 Oct 2009.  In Proceedings Meeting the Challenges of Water Allocation: Learning from Each Other, New Zealand Hydrological Society Workshop.

Caruso, B.S.  2009.  Connectivity and jurisdictional issues for aquatic resources in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains, USA.  2009 New Zealand Hydrological Society/New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society Joint Conference - Waters for the Future: Balancing its Values, Whangarei, New Zealand.

Kornilovych, B., Wireman, M., Caruso, B., Koshik, Y, Pavlenko, V., and Tobilko, V.  2008.  The use of a permeable reactive barrier for contaminated groundwater in Ukraine. In Proceedings of the 3rd Central and Eastern European Conference on Health and the Environment in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Kornilovych, B, Pavlenko, V., Koshik, Y., Caruso, B., and Wireman, M.  2008.  The use of a chemical permeable reactive barrier for solving the ecological problems of mine enterprises. IV International Scientific and Practical Conference: “Ecological Safety: Problems and What to Do?”, Russia, pp. 236-240.

Caruso, B.S. and Dawson, H.E.  2008.  Impacts of groundwater metal loads from bedrock fractures on water quality of a mountain stream.  2008 US EPA/National Groundwater Association Remediation of Abandoned Mine Lands Conference.  Denver, CO.

Cox, T.J. and Caruso B.S.  2008.  Modeling metals pollution in surface waters.  2008 US EPA/National Groundwater Association Remediation of Abandoned Mine Lands Conference.  Denver, CO.

Caruso, B.S., Cox, T., and Bishop, M.  2006.  Modeling effects of natural flow restoration on metals fate and transport in Upper Tenmile Creek, Montana.  EPA Hard Rock 2006 Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Caruso, B.S. and Sanders, M.  2004. Evaluation of the effectiveness of Project River Recovery in the Upper Waitaki Basin.  New Zealand Hydrological Society 2004 Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand. 

Caruso, B.S.  2003.  Modeling metals TMDLs in a mining-impacted watershed.  Water Environment Federation, TMDL 2003 Proceedings, Chicago, IL.

Caruso, B.S.  2002.  Modeling metals transport and sediment/water interactions in a mining impacted mountain stream.  9th International Symposium on the Interactions Between Sediments and Water.  Banff, Canada.  May 5-10.

Caruso, B.S. and Downs, P.W.  2002.  Planning and design of urban river restoration in a steep, coastal New Zealand catchment.  Water Environment Federation,.Watershed 2002 Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL. 

Caruso, B.S., Wangerud, K., and Olds, K.  2002.  Deterministic and stochastic water balance modeling of the Gilt Edge Mine Superfund Site, South Dakota.  Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration 2002 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Downs, P.W. and Caruso, B.S.  2000.  The Three Streamscapes Project: fluvial geomorphology context for rehabilitation opportunities in the Water of Leith, Dunedin, New Zealand.  In: Proceedings of Gravel Bed Rivers 2000 Conference, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Caruso, B.S.  1998.  Estimation of low flows in Otago: practice and problems.  In: Abstracts of New Zealand Hydrological Society Annual Meeting.  24-27 November, 1998.  University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Caruso, B.S. and J.C. Loftis, 1996.  Screening-level assessment of nonpoint source pollution from inactive hardrock mines in the Cement Creek Basin, Colorado.  In: Proceedings of Tailings and Mine Waste '96 Conference, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO.

Caruso, B.S.  1996.  Targeting criteria and assessment information goals for diffuse pollution in mined watersheds.  In: Proceedings of Watershed '96 Conference, Water Environment Federation.  pp. 932-935, Albuquerque, NM.

Caruso, B.S.  1996.  Attributes and uncertainty of catchment water quality data.  In: Hydrology '96 “From Inputs to Outputs”.  New Zealand Hydrological Society Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand.

Caruso, B.S., 1992.  Design of an event-based surface-water monitoring program at Rocky Flats Plant, Colorado.  In: Proceedings of Spectrum '92:  Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management Conference, Denver, CO.

Caruso, B.S., 1992.  Development of a sitewide surface-water and sediment monitoring program at Rocky Flats Plant, In: Proceedings of Colorado Water Engineering and Management Conference, Denver, CO.

Caruso, B.S., 1992.  Characterization of surface-water quality at Rocky Flats Plant.  In: Proceedings of Colorado Hazardous Waste Management Society 1992 Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

 

REFEREED REPORTS AND REPORT CHAPTERS:

Over 50 scientific and technical refereed reports and report chapters, including consultant and government reports.

 

INVITED LECTURES:

Caruso, B.S.  2009.  Surface water hydrology and metals transport at hard rock mine sites.  US EPA, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Science and Technology Center of Ukraine Workshop, Environmental Characterization (Ground Water and Surface Water) and Risk Assessment at Hard Rock Mine Sites, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Caruso, B.S.  2009.  An international perspective: Water allocation in the US and comparison to New Zealand.  Invited Keynote presentation.  New Zealand Hydrological Society Workshop - Meeting the Challenges of Water Allocation: Learning From Each Other, Wellington, New Zealand.

Caruso, B.S.  2005.  Modeling metals fate and transport in the Upper Tenmile Creek Watershed, Montana.  US EPA Council on Regulatory Environmental Modeling, Region 8 Metals Fate and Transport Modeling for Contaminated Sites and Mercury TMDLs Seminar, Denver, CO.

Caruso, B.S.  2004. Contrasts between water management in New Zealand and the United States.  Invited Plenary presentation, New Zealand Hydrological Society 2004 Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand. 

Caruso, B.S.  2001.  Planning and design of urban river restoration in a steep, coastal New Zealand catchment. Hydrology and Water Resources Seminar, Department of Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO.

Caruso, B.S.  1999.  Environmental indicators: Issues and use for resource management in Otago.  Invited paper in: Holt, A., Dickenson, K., and Kearsley, G.W. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Environmental Indicators Symposium, University of Otago, Dunedin.  pp. 65-73. 

 

Ph.D. DISSERTATION AND M.S. THESIS:

Caruso, B.S., 1995.  A Watershed-Based Methodology for Assessment of Nonpoint Source Pollution from Inactive Mines.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO.

Caruso, B.S., 1987.  Hydrologic Water Quality Modeling of an Alpine Watershed.  M.S. Thesis, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research/Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.