Peer Reviewed Publications

Harris, R.C., J.W.M. Rudd, M. Amyot, C. Babiarz, K.G. Beaty, P.J. Blanchfield, R.A. Bodaly, B.A. Branfireun, C.C. Gilmour, J.A. Graydon, A. Heyes, H. Hintelmann, J.P. Hurley, C.A. Kelly, D.P. Krabbenhoft, S.E. Lindberg, R.P. Mason, M.J. Paterson, C.L. Podemski, A. Robinson, K.A. Sandilands, G.R. Southworth, V.L. St. Louis, and M.T. Tate (2007) Whole-ecosystem study shows rapid fish-mercury response to changes in mercury deposition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104(42): 16586–16591


Munthe J., R.A. Bodaly, B. Branfireun, C.T. Driscoll, C.C. Gilmour, R. Harris, M. Horvat, M. Lucotte, and O. Malm (2007) Recovery of mercury-contaminated fisheries.  Ambio 36 (1):33 – 44.


Orihel, D.M., M.J. Paterson, C.C. Gilmour, R.A. Bodaly, P.J. Blanchfield, H. Hintelmann, R.C. Harris and J.W.M. Rudd (2006) Effect of Loading Rate on the Fate of Mercury in Littoral Mesocosms.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 40:5992-6000


Paterson, M.J., P.J. Blanchfield, C. Podemski, H.H. Hintelmann, C.C. Gilmour, R. Harris, N. Ogrinc, J.W.M. Rudd and K. Sandilands (2006) Bioaccumulation of newly deposited mercury by fish and invertebrates: An enclosure study using stable mercury isotopes. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 63:2213-2224


Southworth, G., S. Lindberg, H. Hintelmann, M. Amyot, A. Poulain, M.A. Bogle, M. Peterson, J. Rudd, R. Harris, K. Sandilands, D. Krabbenhoft  and M. Olsen (In press) Evasion of added isotopic mercury from a north temperate lake.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry


Hintelmann, H., and R. Harris (2004) Application of multiple stable mercury isotopes to determine
the adsorption and desorption dynamics of Hg(II) and MeHg to sediments. Marine Chemistry 90: 165– 173


Hintelmann, H., R. Harris, A. Heyes, J. Hurley, C. Kelly, D. Krabbenhoft, S. Lindberg, J.W.M. Rudd, K. Scott and V. St. Louis (2002)  Reactivity and Mobility of New and Old Mercury Deposition in a Boreal Forest Ecosystem during the First Year of the METAALICUS Study.  Env. Sci. Technol. 36: 5034-5040.


Krabbenhoft, D.P, J. P. Hurley, G.Aiken, C.Gilmour, M.Marvin- iPasquale, W.H. Orem and R.Harris (2000) Mercury cycling in the Florida Everglades: a mechanistic field study. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 27: 1-4


Sirca, A., R. Rajar, R.C. Harris and M. Horvat (1999) Mercury transport and fate in the Gulf of Trieste (Northern Adriatic) – a two-dimensional modeling approach.  Environmental Modeling & Software 14: 645-655.


Harris, R.C. and R.A. Bodaly (1998) Temperature, growth and dietary effects on fish mercury dynamics in two Ontario Lakes.  Biogeochemistry 40: 175-187


Kelly C.A., J.W.M. Rudd, R.A. Bodaly, N.P. Roulet, V.L. St Louis, A. Heyes, T.R. Moore, S. Schiff, R. Aravena, K.J. Scott, B. Dyck, R. Harris, B. Warner, and G. Edwards (1997) Increases in fluxes of greenhouse gases and methyl mercury following flooding of an experimental reservoir.  Environ. Sci Technol 31: 1334- 1344.


Harris, R.C. and W.J. Snodgrass (1993) Bioenergetic Simulations of Mercury Uptake and Retention in Walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) and Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens).  Water Pollution Research Journal of Canada 28(1): 217-236.


Rudd, J.W.M., R.C Harris, C.A. Kelly and R.E. Hecky (1993) Are Hydroelectric Reservoirs Significant Sources of Greenhouse Gases? Ambio 22(4): 246-248.


Harris R.C. (1991) A Mechanistic Model to Examine Mercury Trends in Aquatic Systems, Masters of Civil Engineering Thesis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.


Southwood J., R. Harris, and D. Mackay (1989)  Modeling the Fate of Chemicals in an Aquatic Environment: The Use of Computer Spreadsheet and Graphics Software, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 8: 987-996.


Books and Technical/Corporate Reports


Harris R., D. Krabbenhoft, R. Mason, M. Murray, R. Reash and T. Saltman (2007) Chapter 1 (Introduction) in “Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change”. R. Harris, D. Krabbenhoft, R. Mason, M. Murray, R. Reash and T. Saltman (Eds.). SETAC publications.


Krabbenhoft, D., D. Engstrom, C. Gilmour, R. Harris, J. Hurley, and R. Mason. (2007) “Monitoring and Evaluating Trends in Sediment and Water Indicators.” Chapter 3 in: “Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination:  Indicators of Change” R. Harris, D. Krabbenhoft, R. Mason, M. Murray, R. Reash and T. Saltman (Eds.). SETAC publications.


Saltman, T., R. Harris, M. Murray and R. Reash. (2007) “An Integrated Framework for Ecological Mercury Assessments” Chapter 6 in: “Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination:  Indicators of Change” R. Harris, D. Krabbenhoft, R. Mason, M. Murray, R. Reash and T. Saltman (Eds.). SETAC publications.


EPRI (2004) METAALICUS Project Interim Report.  EPRI , Palo Alto, CA: 2004. 1005522 EPRI Project Manager: R. Carlton (R. Harris co-author)


Tetra Tech Inc. (2003)  Modeling Mercury Cycling and Bioaccumulation in Everglades Marshes with the Everglades Mercury Cycling Model (E-MCM) – Final Report – Prepared for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and South Florida Water Management District.  June 2003. (R.Harris lead author)


Harris R.C., C.D. Pollman and D. Hutchinson (2003) Wisconsin Pilot Mercury Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Study: Application of the Dynamic Mercury Cycling Model (D-MCM) to Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin.  Submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Wetlands Oceans and Watersheds.  December 2003


Harris, R. and D. Hutchinson (2003).  Factors Affecting the Predicted Response of Fish Mercury Concentrations to Changes in Mercury Loading, EPRI Technical Report No. 1005521


EPRI (2002) Dynamic Mercury Cycling Model for Windows 98/NT/2000/XPTM: A Model for Mercury Cycling in Lakes. D-MCM Version 2.0.  December 2002.  Electric Power Research Institute.  Palo Alto, California (R. Harris and D. Hutchinson authors)


EPRI (2001) Controls on Fluxes of Mercury in Aquatic Food Webs:  Application of the Dynamic Mercury Cycling Model to Four Enclosure Experiments with Additions of Stable Mercury Isotopes. Final Report September 2001.  EPRI report number 1005171.  EPRI Project Manager: R. Carlton (R. Harris author)


Tetra Tech Inc. (2000) Florida Pilot Mercury Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Study: Application of the Everglades Mercury Cycling Model (E-MCM) to Site WCA 3A-15.  Prepared for the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Florida Department of Environmental Protection.   Prepared by Reed Harris, Curtis D. Pollman, David Hutchinson and Don Beals, Tetra Tech Inc. October 2000


Harris, R.C., S.A. Gherini and R.J.M. Hudson (1996) Regional Mercury Cycling Model  (R-MCM):  A Model for Mercury Cycling in Lakes. User’s Guide and Technical Reference. Version 1.0b Beta. December 1996.


Tetra Tech Inc. (1994) A Study To Model Mercury Dynamics In Finescale Dace Sampled During 1991-93 At The Experimental Lakes Area, Ontario (R.Harris author)


Ontario Hydro (1991) Materials Relating to Environmental and Health Effects of Hydroelectric Development, Ontario Hydro document submitted as supporting evidence for hearings on electricity supply/demand options for the Province of Ontario. (R.C. Harris co-author)


Harris R.C. (1988) Kingfisher Lake Diesel Generating Station – Northwestern Ontario – Environmental Report, Environmental Studies and Assessments Department, Ontario Hydro Report No. 88664


Harris R.C. (1988) Simulations of Water Quality Impacts for the Proposed Little Jackfish River Hydroelectric Development, Environmental Studies and Assessments Department, Ontario Hydro Report No. 88518


Harris R.C. (1988) Generic Environmental Assessment Schedules for Generation Facilities, Environmental Studies and Assessments Department, Ontario Hydro, Report No. TM88/13


Harris R.C.  (1984) Decision Model User’s Guide, Environmental Studies and Assessments Department, Ontario Hydro Internal Report No. 84307


Harris R.C. (1983) Alternative Energy Systems: An Overview of Environmental Impacts, Environmental Studies and Assessments Department, Ontario Hydro Report No. 83276


Harris R.C. (1982) A Water Quality Model Simulation of the Proposed Little Jackfish River Mile 12.5 Reservoir, Ontario Hydro Report 82496


Harris R.C. (1982) Preliminary Investigation of Seasonal Flow Reductions and Weed Growth in the Welland River, Environmental Studies and Assessments Department, Ontario Hydro Report No. 82157


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