Dr. C. Robinson - Publications

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Wu, M., D.M. O'Carroll, L. Vogel, C. Robinson, 2017. Effect of low energy waves on accumulation and transport of fecal indicator bacteria in sand and pore water at freshwater beaches, Environmental Science & Technology, 51(5), 2786-2794, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05985.

Vogel, L., D.M. O'Carroll, T. Edge, H. Solo-Gabrielle, C. Kushnir, C. Robinson, 2017. Evaluation of methods to sample fecal indicator bacteria in foreshore sand and pore water at freshwater beaches, Water Research, 121, 204-212, doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.05.021.

Yu, X., C. Lu, C, Robinson, L. Li, D.A. Barry, P. Xin, 2017. Effects of episodic rainfall on a subterranean estuary, Water Resources Research, 53(7), 5774-5787, doi: 10.1002/2017WR020809.

Ji, T. Peterson, R., Befus, K., L. Peterson, C. Robinson. 2017. Characterization of groundwater discharge to Nottawasaga Bay, Lake Huron with hydraulic and 222Rn measurements, Journal of Great Lakes Research, 43, 920-929, doi: 10.1016/j.jglr.2017.07.003.

Malott, S., D.M. O'Carroll, C. Robinson Influence of phase-averaged and phase-resolved wave effects on the fate of contaminants in a beach aquifer, Water Resources Research, doi:10.1002/2017WR020948.

Sims, D., C. Robinson, C. Smart, J. Voogt, G. Hay, J. Lundholm, B. Powers, D.M. O'Carroll, 2016, Retention performance of green roofs in three different climate regions, Journal of Hydrology, 542, 115-124,doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.08.055.

Barker, J., Md. Hassan, S. Sultana, K. Ahmed, C. Robinson, 2016, Numerical evaluation of community-scale aquifer storage, transfer and recovery technology: A case study from coastal Bangladesh, Journal of Hydrology, 540, 861-872, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.06.049.

Malott, S., D.M. O'Carroll, C. Robinson, 2016, Dynamic groundwater flows and geochemistry in a sandy nearshore aquifer over a wave event, Water Resources Research, 52, doi:10.1002/2015WR017537.

Vogel, L., D.M. O'Carroll, T. Edge, C. Robinson, 2016, Release of Escherichia coli from foreshore sand and pore water during intensified wave conditions at a recreational beach, Environmental Science and Technology, 50(11), 5676-5684, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00707.

Staley, Z., C. Robinson, T. Edge, 2016, Comparison of the occurrence and survival of fecal indicator bacteria in recreational sand between urban beach, playground and sandbox settings, Science of the Total Environment, 541, 520-527, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.09.088.

Guo, D., Robinson, C., Herrera, J.E., 2016, Mechanisms of dissolution of minium (Pb3O4) in water under depleting chlorine conditions, Corrosion Science, 103, 42-49, doi:10.1016/j.corsci.2015.10.042.

C. Robinson, 2015, Review on groundwater as a source of nutrients to the Great Lakes and their tributaries, Journal of Great Lakes Research, 41(4), 941-950, doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2015.08.001.

Xin, P., S. S. J. Wang, C. Lu, C. Robinson, L. Li, 2015, Nonlinear interactions of waves and tides in a subterranean estuary, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL063643.

Staley, Z., Vogel, L., C. Robinson, T. Edge, 2015, Differential occurrence of Escherichia coli and human Bacteroidales at two Great Lakes beaches, Journal of Great Lakes Research, 41(2), 530-535, 10.1016/j.jglr.2015.03.006.

Guo, D., C. Robinson, J. Herrera, 2014, The role of Pb(II) defects in the mechanism of dissolution of plattnerite (PbO2) in water under depleting chlorine conditions, Environmental Science and Technology, doi: 10.1021/es502133k.

Anwar, N., C. Robinson, D.A. Barry, 2014, Influence of tides and waves on the fate of nutrients in a nearshore aquifer: Numerical simulations, Advances in Water Resources, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2014.08.015.

Lee, J., C. Robinson, R. Couture, 2014, Effect of groundwater-lake interactions on arsenic enrichment in freshwater beach aquifers, Environmental Science and Technology, doi: 10.1021/es5020136.

Xin P., S. Wang S., C. Robinson, L. Li, Y-G Wang, D.A. Barry, 2014, Memory of past random wave conditions in submarine groundwater discharge, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 2401-2410, doi:10.1002/2014GL059617.

Robinson C., P. Xin, L. Li, D.A. Barry. 2013, Groundwater flow and salt transport in a subterranean estuary driven by intensified wave conditions, Water Resources Research, 50(1), 165-181, doi:10.1002/2013WR013813.

Bakhtyar R., A. Brovelli A., D.A. Barry, C. Robinson, L. Li. 2012, Transport of variable-density solute plume in beach aquifers in response to oceanic forcing, Advances in Water Resources, 53, 208-224, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.11.009.

Brovelli A., D.A. Barry, C. Robinson and J.I. Gerhard. 2012, Analysis of acidity produced during enhanced reductive dechlorination using a simplified reactive transport model. Advances in Water Resources, 43,14-27, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.04.001.

Kuan W.K., G. Jin, P.Xin, C. Robinson, B. Gibbes and L. Li, 2011, Tidal influence on seawater intrusion in unconfined coastal aquifers, Water Resources Research, 48, W02502, doi:10.1029/2010WR009632.

Robinson, C., M. von Bromssen, P. Bhattacharya. S. Haller, A. Biven and M. Hossain, 2011, Dynamics of arsenic in the oxidized aquifers in Matlab Upazila, Bangladesh: insight from experimental studies on sorption characteristics, Applied Geochemistry, 26, 624-635, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.01.019.

Bhattacharya, P., M. Hossain, N. Rahman, C. Robinson, B. Nath and M. Rahman, 2011, Temporal and seasonal variability of arsenic in drinking water wells in Matlab, southeastern Bangladesh: A preliminary evaluation on the basis of a 4 year study, Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 46,1177-1184, doi: 10.1080/10934529.2011.598768.

Xin P., C. Robinson, L. Li, D.A. Barry, and R. Bakhtyar, 2010. Effects of wave forcing on a subterranean estuary. Water Resources Research, 46, W12505, doi:10.1029/2010WR009632.

Kouznetsova I., X. Mao, C. Robinson, D.A. Barry, J.I. Gerhard and P.L McCarty, 2010. Biological reduction of chlorinated solvents: Batch-scale geochemical modeling. Advances in Water Resources, 33, 969-986, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2010.04.017.

Robinson, C., R. Ahmed and A. Evans, 2010. Improved management and treatment of urban wastewater used in agriculture, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, Waterlines, 29(2), 124-146.

Robinson, C., D. A. Barry, L. Li and A. Brovelli, 2009. Influence of tides on the biodegradation of BTEX in coastal aquifers, Advances in Water Resources, 32, 16-28, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.09.008.

Robinson, C. and D. A. Barry, 2009. Design tool for estimation of buffer requirement for enhanced reductive dechlorination of chlorinated solvents in groundwater, Environmental Modelling & Software, 24, 1332-1338, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.03.012.

Robinson, C., D. A. Barry, P. McCarty, J. I. Gerhard and I. Kouznetsova, 2009. pH control and buffer addition for enhanced source zone bioremediation of chlorinated solvents, Science of the Total Environment, 407, 4560 - 4573, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.03.029.

Gibbes, B., C. Robinson, H. Carey, L. Li, D. Lockington, 2008. Tidally driven pore water exchange in offshore intertidal sandbanks: Part I. Field measurements, Estuarine, Coastal Shelf Science, 79(1), 121-132.

Gibbes, B., C. Robinson, L. Li, D. Lockington, 2008. Tidally driven pore water exchange in offshore intertidal sandbanks: Part II. Numerical simulations, Estuarine, Coastal Shelf Science, 80(4), 472-482.

Robinson, C., B. Gibbes, H. Carey and L. Li, 2007. Salt-freshwater dynamics in a subterranean estuary over a spring-neap tidal cycle, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112:C09007, doi:10.1029/2006JC003888.

Robinson, C., L. Li and D. A. Barry, 2007. Effect of tidal forcing on a subterranean estuary, Advances in Water Resources, 30, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2006.07.006.

Robinson, C., L. Li and H. Prommer, 2007. Tide-induced recirculation across the aquifer-ocean interface, Water Resources Research, 43:W07428, doi:10.1029/2006WR005679.

Gibbes, B., C Robinson, 2007, Measurement of hydrodynamics and pore water chemistry in intertidal groundwater systems, Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 50, 884-894.

Robinson, C., B. Gibbes, and L. Li, 2006. Driving mechanisms for flow and salt transport in a subterranean estuary, Geophysical Research Letters, 33:L03402.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Wissmeier, L., A. Brovelli, C. Robinson, F. Stagnitti and D. A. Barry, 2009. Modelling of pollutants in complex environmental systems, Volume 1, Advanced Topics in Environmental Science, Editor: Hanrahan, G., ILM Publications.

PEER REVIEWED TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS

Robinson, C. 2014. Discharge of nutrients from groundwater to tributaries and nearshore waters of the Great Lakes, for Environment Canada in preparation for Binational Report on State of Groundwater Science in the Great Lakes Basin (commitment under Annex 8 of the binational Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (signed September 2012, finalized February 12, 2013).

Robinson, C., J. Gerhard, B. Sleep, I. Kouznetsova, A. Kokkinaki, and D.A. Barry, 2010. Insights and modelling tools for designing and improving chlorinated solvent bioremediation applications. Contaminated Land: Applications in Real Environments, SAB4, CLAI:RE Technical Bulletin.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS/SEMINARS

Robinson, C., 2013. Recreational water quality in the Great Lakes: groundwater contribution, Canadian Society for Civil Engineers, London Chapter, 20 March.

Robinson, C., 2013. The influence of groundwater-lake interactions on near-shore water quality in the Great Lakes, Great Lakes Seminar Series, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research, 21 January.

Robinson, C., 2013. Recreational water quality: the role of groundwater-coastal water interactions, Earth Sciences Distinguished Seminar Series, Michigan State University, 22 January.

Robinson, C., 2012. The unseen source: Evaluating groundwater discharge to oceans and the Great Lakes, The University of Waterloo (Ecohydrology Research Group), 11 October.

Robinson, C., 2012. From oceans to lakes: Influence of coastal forcing on the transport of groundwater pollutants, The University of Queensland, Australia, 25 January.

Robinson, C., 2011. Dynamic effects of tides and waves on flow and transport in a subterranean estuary, Proc. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Robinson, C., 2011. Source water protection planning: groundwater-surface water interactions, Regional Water Supply, May 21, London, Ontario.

Robinson, C., 2011. Prediction of lead corrosion scale dissolution and solid phase transformations in water distribution systems, Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Drinking Water Division, May 12.

Robinson, C., 2011. Exploring sustainable water supply solutions in Bangladesh, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, January 21.

Robinson, C., 2010. Groundwater: the important unseen source, Environment and Sustainability Seminar Series, University of Western Ontario, November 19.

Robinson, C., 2010. Water quality and supply issues in Bangladesh: Treading water: An interdisciplinary exploration of water management issues, Centre for Environment and Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Luncheon Series, University of Western Ontario, October 14 .

Robinson, C., 2010. From oceans to lakes the importance of groundwater discharge to coastal waters, International Association of Hydrogeologists, May 4, Kitchener, Canada.

Robinson, C., 2010. The health of nearshore environments: the importance of groundwater, Environment Canada National Water Research Institute Seminar Series, June 3, Burlington, Canada.

Robinson, C. and L. Li, 2006. Tidal dynamics in a subterranean estuary, Proc. SWIM-SWICA: International Joint Salt Water Intrusion Conference, Cagliari, Chia Laguna, Italy. (Invited keynote address).

Robinson, C., and Li, L., 2004. Laboratory investigations on water exchange and mixing processes in a coastal aquifer, Proc. 6th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering, Brisbane, Australia.

PAPERS IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Barry, D.A., C. Robinson, E. Lacroix, C. Holliger, A. Brovelli. 2010. Buffering soil-water acidity in chlorinated solvent bioremediation schemes, Proc. 19th World Congress of Soil Science: Soil Solutions for a Changing World, vol. Symposium 2.4.2 Soil minerals and contaminants, 2010, p. 27-30, Australia.

Robinson, C. and L. Li, 2004. Laboratory investigations on water exchange and mixing processes in a coastal aquifer, Proc. 6th International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering, Brisbane, Australia.

PUBLISHED CONFERENCES ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS

Barker J., Md. Hasan, C. Robinson, S. Sultan, K. M. Ahmed, 2013. Numerical assessment of community-scale managed aquifer recharge systems in south-western Bangladesh, Proc. 8th IAHS International Groundwater Quality Conference, Gainesville, Florida.

Robinson, C., J. Hererra, T. Hassan, C. Kushnir, 2013. Equilibrium geochemical model to evaluate lead dissolution and corrosion scale transformations in water distribution systems, Proc. Connecting Water Resources 2013, 2013, Ottawa.

Guo, D., C. Robinson, J. Herrera, 2013, Characteristics of lead corrosion scales present in drinking water distribution systems, Proc. Connecting Water Resources 2013, 2013, Ottawa.

Xin, P., C. Robinson, L. Li, D. A. Barry, S Wang, Y-G Wang, 2012. Effect of varying wave conditions on a subterranean estuary, Proc. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Meeting, Lake Biwa, Japan.

Anwar, N., C. Robinson, 2012. Fate of groundwater-derived nutrients in tidally influenced coastal aquifers: numerical simulation, Proc. Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal.

Anwar, N., C. Robinson, 2012. Influence of oceanic forcing on the transport and transformation of nutrients in a subterranean estuary, Proc. International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress, 2012, Niagara Falls.

Lee, J., C. Robinson, 2012. Influence of lake hydraulics on the distribution of heavy metals in a freshwater beach, Lake Erie, Proc. International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress, 2012, Niagara Falls.

Barker, J., C. Robinson, 2012. Feasibility of community-scale managed aquifer recharge schemes in south-western Bangladesh, numerical simulations, Proc. International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress, 2012, Niagara Falls.

Lee, J., C. Robinson, 2012. Effect of groundwater-lake interactions on the distribution of arsenic in freshwater beaches, Proc. Geological Society of America Meeting, 2012, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Robinson, C., P. Xin, L. Li. 2012. Effect of an offshore storm event on groundwater flow and salt transport in a near-shore aquifer, Proc. Geological Society of America Meeting, 2012, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Lee, J., S. Malott, C. Robinson, A. Crowe. 2012. Occurrence of heavy metals in a freshwater beach, Lake Erie, Proc. Great Lakes Beach Association Meeting, 2012, Mackinac Island, Michigan.

Crowe, A., C. Robinson, 2012. Impact of groundwater-stream interactions on groundwater conditions below beaches, Proc. Great Lakes Beach Association Meeting, 2012, Mackinac Island, Michigan.

Kuan, W., G. Jin, P. Xin, C. Robinson, B. Gibbes and L. Li, 2011. Combined influences of tides and seasonal inland groundwater fluctuations on aquifer-ocean exchange in an unconfined coastal aquifer, Proc. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

N. Anwar, C. Robinson. 2011. Influence of tides on the transport and fate of groundwater-derived nutrients to coastal waters, Proc. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 5-9 December, San Francisco.

Brovelli, A., E. Lacroix, J. I. Gerhard, C. Robinson, C. Holliger and D. A. Barry ,2011. Effect of heterogeneity on enhanced reductive dechlorination: Analysis of remediation efficiency and groundwater acidification, Proc. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 5-9 December, San Francisco.

Anwar, N., C. Robinson, 2011. Influence of tides on the transport and fate of nutrients to coastal waters, Proc. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Anwar, N., J. Lee, S. Weber, C. Robinson., 2011. Nutrient and heavy metal concentrations in the groundwater at beaches of the Great Lakes, Proc. 11th Great Lakes Beach Association Conference, Michigan City, Indiana.

Robinson, C., A. Crowe, 2011. Importance of dynamic groundwater-lake interactions on beach water quality, Proc. 11th The Great Lakes Beach Association Meeting, Michigan City, Indiana.

Crowe, A., C. Robinson, 2011. Quantifying groundwater discharge from beaches into the Great Lakes, Proc. 11th The Great Lakes Beach Association Meeting, Michigan City, Indiana.

Weber, K., C. Robinson, D. O'Carroll, 2011. Transport and persistence of pathogens in beach sediment: Numerical investigation, Proc. ACS Colloids 2011 Symposium, Montreal, Quebec.

Hassan T., E. J. Kim, I. Zhang, C. Robinson, J. E. Herrera, 2011. Effect of pH and disinfectant on lead pipe scale dissolution in drinking water, Proc. OWWA/ OWMA Joint Annual Conference, Blue Mountains, Ontario.

Hassan, T., E. J. Kim, I. Zhang, C. Robinson, J. E. Herrera, 2011. A geochemical model for predicting lead dissolution in drinking water, Proc. 46th Central Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, Ontario.

Robinson, C., A. Brovelli, D.A. Barry, J.I. Gerhard, 2010. Acidity production and buffer requirements for in situ bioremediation of chlorinated solvents, Proc. International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, California.

Robinson, C., P. Xin, L Li. and A. S. Crowe, 2010. Effect of waves on composition of groundwater discharge and associated chemical fluxes to nearshore waters from sandy shorelines, Proc. International Association of Great Lakes Research 2010, Toronto.

Crowe A. S. and C. Robinson, 2010. Quantification of Groundwater Discharge from Beaches into the Great Lakes, Proc. International Association of Great Lakes Research 2010, Toronto.

Robinson, C., D.A. Barry and L. Li, 2009. Influence of tidal fluctuations on transport of subsurface contaminants discharging through a sandy coastal aquifer, Proc. Geological Society of America Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

Robinson, C., M. von Brömssen and P. Bhattacharya, 2009. Insights into the sorption behaviour of arsenic in the oxidized aquifers in Matlab Upazila, Bangladesh, Proc. Geological Society of America Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

Robinson, C., R. Ahmed and A. Evans, 2008. Improved mamagement and treatment of urban wastewater used in agriculture, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, Proc. Streams of Knowledge Conference, Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh.

Robinson, C., D.A. Barry, I. Kouznetsova and J.I. Gerhard, 2008. Alkalinity Requirement for Enhanced Anaerobic TCE Bioremediation, Proc. 6th International Conference for the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, California.

Kouznetsova, I., J.I. Gerhard, X. Mao, C. Robinson, D.A. Barry, M. Harkness, E.E. Mack and S. Dworatzek, 2008. Detailed process interaction simulated in TCE DNAPL bioremediation column experiments, Proc. 6th International Conference for the Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, California.

Robinson, C., D.A. Barry, I. Kouznetsova and J.I. Gerhard, 2008. BUCHLORAC: Program for predicting the buffer requirement for enhanced anaerobic bioremediation of chlorinated solvents, Proc. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna.

Robinson, C. and D.A. Barry, 2008. Prediction of bicarbonate requirements for enhanced reductive bioremediation of chlorinated solvent contaminated sites, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl. San Francisco.

Brovelli A., C. Robinson, D.A. Barry, I. Kouznetsova, J.I. Gerhard, 2008, Optimization of buffer injection for the effective bioremediation of chlorinated solvents in aquifers, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract H31D-0899.

Kouznetsova I, J.I. Gerhard, X. Mao, D.A. Barry, C. Robinson, A. Brovelli, M. Harkness, A. Fisher, E E. Mack, J.A. Payne, S. Dworatzek, J. Roberts, 2008, Parameter Sensitivity and Laboratory Benchmarking of a Biogeochemical Process Model for Enhanced Anaerobic Dechlorination, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract H31D-0898.

Robinson, C., D.A. Barry, J.I. Gerhard and I. Kouznetsova, 2007. pH control for effective anaerobic bioremediation of chlorinated solvents, Proc. Geological Society Bicentennial Conference, London.

Robinson, C., A. Brovelli, D.A. Barry, L. Li and X. Mao, 2007. Biodegradation of organic contaminants in a tidally-influenced coastal aquifer, Proc. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna.