• Combining targeted sampling and bacterial source tracking (bst) during calm and stormy conditions 

      McDonald, Jennifer L.; Hartel, Peter G.; Gentit, Lisa C.; Gates, Keith W.; Rodgers, Karen; Fisher, Jared A.; Austin, Katy L.; Payne, Karen A.; Hemmings, Sarah N. J.; Belcher, Carolyn N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      In April 2004, high numbers of fecal enterococci triggered a beach advisory on Sea Island, GA. Targeted sampling, which finds fecal contamination much like the children’s game of “hot” and “cold,” was combined with three ...
    • Survival and regrowth of fecal enterococci in desiccated and rewetted sediments 

      Hartel, Peter G.; Rodgers, Karen; Fisher, Jared A.; McDonald, Jennifer L.; Gentit, Lisa C.; Otero, Ernesto; Rivera-Torres, Yaritza; Bryant, Tamara L.; Jones, Stephen H. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, 2005-04)
      Fecal enterococci are bacteria widely used as indicators of fecal contamination in marine and estuarine waters. One assumption is that these bacteria do not persist or regrow in the environment. Our continuing problems ...