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Books/Dissertation

Andresen, W., R. A. Boutwell, R. Crumley, M. Davis, H. F. Force, J. E. Lepo, D. J. Robbins, and R. Wiese. 1971. Laboratory Inquiries into Concepts of Biology. Kendall/Hunt, Dubuque.

Lepo, J. E. 1979. Nitrogen and Ammonia Assimilation in Azotobacter vinelandii. Doctoral dissertation. The University of Texas at Austin.

Emerich, D. W., J. E. Lepo, and H. J. Evans. 1983. Nodule Metabolism. In Nitrogen Fixation, Volume 3: Legumes. W. J. Broughton, Ed. Oxford University Press, New York. pp. 213-244.

Lepo, J. E., and S. M. Ferrenbach. 1987. Measurement of Nitrogen Fixation by Direct Means (Chapter 10). In Practical Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation Methodology. G. H. Elkan, Ed. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York. pp. 221-255.

Kavanaugh, J. E., C. R. Cripe, C. B. Daniels, R. Araujo, and J. E. Lepo. 1995. Evaluating the Environmental Safety of Commercial Oil-Spill Bioremediation Agent Use. Presented at the U. S. EPA Symposium on Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes: Research, Development and Field Evaluations. Rye Brook, New York, 8 - 10 August 1995.

J. E. Lepo, and J. M. Henson. 2003. Agricultural Bioterrorism: Diagnosis, Assessment of Risk and Management Strategies. Invited Review Chapter In "Emerging Concepts in Plant Health Management." In press.

Articles

Lepo, J. E., and B. Duncan. 1972. Respiratory Studies of Epicoccum nigrum. Kansas Academy of Science, Proceedings.

Lepo, J. E., and O. Wyss. 1974. Derepression of Nitrogenase in Azotobacter. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 60:76-80.

Lepo, J. E., B. Duncan, and A. C. Herald. 1976. Respiration in Epicoccum nigrum. Science of Biology Journal. July-August:136-149.

Lepo, J. E., G. Stacey, O. Wyss, and F. R. Tabita. 1979. The Purification of Glutamine Synthetase from Azotobacter and Other Procaryotes by Blue-sepharose Chromatography. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 568:426-428.

Lepo, J. E., F. J. Hanus, and H. J. Evans. 1980. Chemoautotrophic Growth of Hydrogen-Uptake Positive Strains of Rhizobium japonicum. J. Bacteriol. 141:664-670.

Evans, H. J., D. W. Emerich, J. E. Lepo, R. J. Maier, K. R. Carter, F. J. Hanus, and S. A. Russell. 1980. The Role of Hydrogenase in Nodule Bacteroids and Free-Living Rhizobia. International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation; sponsored by the Phytochemical Society of Europe. W. D. P. Stewart and J. R. Gallon, Eds. Academic Press, New York. pp. 51-81.

Lepo, J. E., R. E. Hickok, M. A. Cantrell, S. A. Russell, and H. J. Evans. 1981. Revertible Hydrogen-Uptake Mutants of Rhizobium japonicum. J. Bacteriol. 146:614-620.

Evans, H. J., J. E. Lepo, F. J. Hanus, K. Purohit, and S. A. Russell. 1981. Chemolithotrophy in Rhizobium. In Genetic Engineering of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation and Conservation of Fixed Nitrogen. J. M. Lyons, R. C. Valentine, D. A. Phillips, D. W. Rains, and R. C. Huffaker, Eds. Plenum Press, New York. From the Proceedings of the International Conference: Enhancing Biological Production of Ammonia from Atmospheric Nitrogen and Soil Nitrate. Tahoe City, California. 29 June - 2 July 1980. pp. 141-158.

Evans, H. J., K. Purohit, M. A. Cantrell, G. Eisbrenner, S. A. Russell, F. J. Hanus, and J. E. Lepo. 1981. Hydrogen Losses and Hydrogenases in Nitrogen-Fixing Organisms. In Current Perspectives in Nitrogen Fixation. A. H. Gibson and W. E. Newton, Eds. Elsevier/North Holland, Amsterdam. From the Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation. Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. 30 November - 5 December 1980. pp.84-96.

Lepo, J. E., O. Wyss, and F. R. Tabita. 1982. Regulation and Biochemical Characterization of Glutamine Synthetase from Azotobacter vinelandii. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 704:414-421.

McAllister, C. F., and J. E. Lepo. 1983. Succinate Transport by Free-Living Forms of Rhizobium japonicum. J. Bacteriol. 153:1155-1162.

Ferrenbach, S. M., and J. E. Lepo. 1985. Regulation of Succinate Transport and Oxidation by Rhizobium japonicum in Response to Growth Substrate. J. Miss. Acad. Sci. 30:55.

Reding, H. K., and J. E. Lepo. 1988. Physiology of Substrate-Induced Forms of Bradyrhizobium japonicum. In Nitrogen Fixation: Hundred Years After. H. Bothe, F. J. de Bruijn, and W. E. Newton, Eds. Gustav Fischer, Stuttgart, New York. Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany. 13 - 20 March 1988.

Reding, H. K., and J. E. Lepo. 1989. Physiological Characterization of Dicarboxylate-Induced Pleomorphic Forms of Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 55:666-671.

Lepo, J. E., R. F. Purdy, and B. Ward. 1990. Microbial Activity on Model Coal Organosulfur Compounds. In Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Coal Preparation, Utilization and Environmental Control Contractors Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. August 1990.

Purdy, R. F., B. Ward, and J. E. Lepo. 1991. Microbial Extraction of Sulfur from Model Coal Organosulfur Compounds. In Proceedings of the Third Symposium on Biotechnology of Coal and Coal-Derived Substances, Essen, Federal Republic of Germany. September 1991.

Lepo, J. E., and C. R. Cripe. 1992. Validation of Protocols for Assessing the Effectiveness of Commercial Bioremediation Agents for Oil Spills Using Open-Water Test Systems. Proceedings of the U. S. EPA, United States of America--Israel Bioremediation Workshop, Nahsholim, Israel. 10 - 15 November 1992.

Lepo, J. E. 1993. Evaluation of Tier III Bioremediation Agent Screening Protocol for Open Water Using Commercial Agents. Project Deliverable. University of West Florida/U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gulf Breeze Environmental Research Laboratory. EPA/600 1-93/001.

Purdy, R. F., J. E. Lepo, and H. B. Ward. 1993. Biodesulfurization of Organic-Sulfur Compounds. Current Microbiol. 27:219-222.

Lepo, J. E., C. Richard Cripe, and Parmely H. Pritchard. 1994. Effectiveness and Safety of Strategies for Oil Spill Bioremediation: Potential and Limitations. Proceedings of the EPA Office of Research and Development Symposium on Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes: Research, Development and Field Evaluations. San Francisco, California. 27 - 30 June 1994. EPA/600/R-94-075. pp. 80-86.

Swannell, R. P. J., J. E. Lepo, K. Lee, P. H. Pritchard, and D. M. Jones. 1995. Bioremediation of Oil-Contaminated Fine-Grained Sediments in Laboratory Microcosms. In Proceedings of the Second International Oil Spill Research and Development Forum, 23-26 May 1995, International Maritime Organisation, 4 Albert Embankment, London, U.K., pp. 45-55.

Lepo, J. E., M. K. Chelius, and D. E. Weber. 1996. Characterization of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterial Rhizosphere Communities Using Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms of PCR-Amplified nifH. Proceedings of the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Symposium.” Pensacola Beach, Florida, 6 - 8 June 1995. M. A. Levin and J. S. Angle, eds. University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute. pp. 408-422. Reviewed paper.

Kavanaugh, J. E., C. R. Cripe, C. B. Daniels, W. T. Gilliam, R. Araujo, and J. E. Lepo. 1996. Some Aspects of the Environmental Safety of Commercial Oil-Spill Bioremediation Agents. Proceedings of the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Symposium.” Pensacola Beach, Florida, 6 - 8 June 1995. M. A. Levin and J. S. Angle, eds. University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute. pp. 391-407. Reviewed paper.

Whiting, V., G. Cripe, and J. E. Lepo. 1996. Effect of the Anionic Surfactant, Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate, on Newly Hatched Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, and Other Routinely Tested Estuarine Crustaceans. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 31:293-295.

Daly, K. D., A. C. Dixon, R. P. J. Swannell, J. E. Lepo, and I. M. Head. 1997. Diversity Among Aromatic Hydrocarbon Degrading Bacteria and Their meta-Cleavage Genes. J. Appl. Microbiol. 83:421-429.

Lepo, J. E., M. P. Hancock, C. L. Zuleger, K. Roupp-Edwards, T. Reilly, D. E. Fritz. 1997. Effectiveness and Safety of Biosurfactants as Agents in Oil Spill Response. 1997 International Oil Spill Conference. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. 7 - 10 April 1997. Proceedings of Conference, Bioremediation Session pp. 689 - 696.

Swannell, R. P. J., D. J. Mitchell, D. M. Jones, A. Willis, K. Lee, and J. E. Lepo. 1997. An Evaluation of Bioremediation of Oiled Sediments Buried within a Mudflat Environment. Twentieth Arctic and Marine Oil Spill Program Technical Seminar; 11 – 13 June 1997; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Proceedings, Vol. 1:703-714.

Lepo, J. E., and C. R. Cripe. 1998. Development and Application of Protocols for Evaluation of Oil Spill Bioremediation. United States Environmental Protection Agency. National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory, Gulf Ecology Division, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561. US EPA Office of Research and Development. EPA/600S-970007, April 1998.

Lepo, J. E., and C. R. Cripe. 1998. Effectiveness and Safety of Strategies for Oil Spill Bioremediation: Potential and Limitation, Laboratory to Field. United States Environmental Protection Agency. National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory, Gulf Ecology Division, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561. US EPA Office of Research and Development. EPA/600S-970008, March 1998.

Chelius, M. K., and J. E. Lepo. 1999. Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Analysis of PCR-Amplified nifH Sequences from Wetland Plant Rhizosphere Communities. Environ. Technol. 20:883-889.

Swannell, R. P. J., D. J. Mitchell, D. M. Jones, S. Petch, I. M. Head, A. Willis, K. Lee, and J. E. Lepo. 1999. Bioremediation of Oil-Contaminated Fine Sediments. Paper ID #248, 1999 Oil Spill Conference. Seattle, Washington, March 1999.

Lepo, J. E., and C. R. Cripe. 2000. Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) from Crude Oil in Sandy-Beach Microcosms. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. C. R. Bell, Editor. Atlantic Society for Microbial Ecology; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. pp. 747-757.

Swannell R. P. J., D. M., Mitchell, J. C. Waterhouse, I. P. Miskin, I. M. Head, S. Petch, D. M. Jones, A. L. Willis, K. Lee, J. E. Lepo. 2000. Impact of Bioremediation on the Biodegradation of Buried Oil and Predominant Bacterial Populations. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. C. R. Bell, Editor. Atlantic Society for Microbial Ecology; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. pp. 759-765.

Edwards, K, R., J. E. Lepo, and M. A. Lewis. 2003. Toxicity Comparison of Biosurfactants and Synthetic Surfactants Used in Oil Spill Remediation to Two Estuarine Species. Marine Pollution Bulletin (Submitted, December 2002).

Lepo, J. E., C. R. Cripe, S. Zhang, J. L. Kavanaugh, and G. P. Norton. 2003. The effect of amount of crude oil on extent of its biodegradation in open water- and sandy beach- laboratory simulations. Environ. Technol. (Submitted December 2002).

Zuleger, C. L., J. E. Lepo, and M. S. Shields. 2003. Homology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC9027 to the Rhamnolipid Gene Cluster from P. aeruginosa DSM2659. Submitted to FEMS Microbiol. Letts.

Abstracts

Lepo, J. E., and O. Wyss. 1975. Derepression of Nitrogenase in Azotobacter. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, New York.

Lepo, J. E., R. L. Wetegrove, and O. Wyss. 1976. Nitrogen Metabolism During Beta-hydroxybutyrate Induced Encystment in Azotobacter vinelandii. Fall meeting, Texas Branch, American Society for Microbiology, Arlington.

Lepo, J. E. 1981. Regulation of Glutamine Synthetase of Azotobacter vinelandii. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Dallas, Texas. 1 - 6 March 1981. Abstract no. K-180.

McAllister, C. F., and J. E. Lepo. 1982. Succinate Transport by Rhizobium japonicum. South Central Branch Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Jackson, Mississippi. 15 - 16 October 1982.

McAllister, C. F., and J. E. Lepo. 1983. Mechanism and Regulation of Active Succinate Transport by Rhizobium japonicum. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, Louisiana. 6 - 11 March 1983. Abstract no. K-169.

McAllister, C. F., and J. E. Lepo. 1983. Active Transport of Succinate by Rhizobium japonicum: Mechanism, Kinetics, Specificity, and Divalent Cation Requirement. J. Miss. Acad. Sci. 28:40.

Fabricius, B-O., R. Harper, H. G. Gyllenberg, and J. E. Lepo. 1984. Microcomputer Applications. In Advances in Nitrogen Fixation Research. C. Veeger and W. E. Newton, Eds. Nijhoff, Junk PUDOC, Wageningen, The Netherlands. From the Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. 28 August - 3 September 1983. p. 338.

Ferrenbach, S. M., and J. E. Lepo. 1985. Regulation of Succinate Transport and Oxidation by Rhizobium japonicum in Response to Growth Substrate. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Las Vegas, Nevada. 3 - 8 March 1985. Abstract no. K-181.

Ferrenbach, S. M., and J. E. Lepo. 1985. Carbon Substrate Regulation of Succinate Metabolism by Free-Living Bradyrhizobium japonicum. In Nitrogen Fixation Research Progress. H. J. Evans, P. J. Bottomley, and W. E. Newton, Eds. Martinus Nijhoff, Boston. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Nitrogen Fixation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 4 - 10 August 1985. p. 406.

Ayanaba, A., R. M. Zablotowicz, and J. E. Lepo. 1985. Influence of the Soybean Host Plant on Protein Expression in Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Presented at the 10th North American Rhizobium Conference, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. 11 - 16 August 1985.

Ferrenbach, S. M., and J. E. Lepo. 1986. Catabolite Repression Phenomena in Free-Living Bradyrhizobium japonicum. J. Miss. Acad. Sci. 31:59.

Reding, H. K., and J. E. Lepo. 1986. Dicarboxylate-Induced Changes in Cells Bradyrhizobium japonicum. J. Miss. Acad. Sci. 31:59.

Reding, H. K., and J. E. Lepo. 1987. Physiological Changes Associated with Dicarboxylate-Induced Pleomorphism in Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Atlanta, Georgia. March 1 - 6, 1987. Abstract no. K-49.

Ward, B., J. E. Lepo, R. F. Purdy, and C. J. Stevens. 1990. Studies on Biodesulfurization of Model Coal Organosulfur Compounds. In Proceedings of the First International Symposium on the Biological Processing of Coal, Orlando, Florida. 1 - 3 May 1990.

Frederick, B. A., D. E. Weber, and J. E. Lepo. 1993. Ecological Impact of Oil Spills on Spartina alterniflora and on the Diversity of Their Microflora in Artificial Sediments. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Atlanta, Georgia. 16 - 20 May 1993. Abstract no. Q-278.

Purdy, R. F., J. E. Lepo, and H. B. Ward. 1993. Desulfurization of Organic-Sulfur Compounds by Rhodococcus spp. via Novel Mechanisms. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Atlanta, Georgia. 16 - 20 May 1993. Abstract no. Q-46.

Norton, G. P., D. F. Yates, M. P. Hancock, and J. E. Lepo. 1994. Isolation and Characterization of Marine Bacteria for Use as Surrogate Indigenous Petroleum Hydrocarbon-Degrading Microflora. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Las Vegas, Nevada. 23 - 27 May 1994. Abstract no. Q-45.

Frederick, B. A., D. F. Folse, and J. E. Lepo. 1994. Physiological and Genetic Adaptation of Salt-Marsh Rhizosphere Communities To Oil Stress. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Las Vegas, Nevada. 23 - 27 May 1994. Abstract no. N-192.

Zhang, S., G. P. Norton, and J. E. Lepo. 1995. The Biodegradation of Differing Amounts of Crude Oil in Open Water and Beach Laboratory Simulations. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC. 21 - 26 May 1995. Abstract no. Q-61.

Lepo, J. E., M. K. Chelius, and D. E. Weber. 1995. Characterization of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterial Rhizosphere Communities Using Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms of PCR-Amplified nifH. Presented at the “7th Symposium on Environmental Releases of Biotechnology Products: Risk Assessment Methods and Research Progress.” Pensacola Beach, Florida, 6 - 8 June 1995. Poster Presentation.

Kavanaugh, J. E., C. R. Cripe, C. B. Daniels, R. Araujo, and J. E. Lepo. 1995. Evaluating the Environmental Safety of Commercial Microbial Oil-Spill Bioremediation Agents. Presented at the “7th Symposium on Environmental Releases of Biotechnology Products: Risk Assessment Methods and Research Progress.” Pensacola Beach, Florida, 6 - 8 June 1995. Poster Presentation.

Chelius, M. K., and J. E. Lepo. 1995. Molecular Characterization of N2-Fixing Bacterial Community Structure in the Rhizosphere. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography, presented at the Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada. 12 June 1995.

Swannell, R. P. J., D. J. Mitchell, J. E. Lepo, K. Lee, and P. H. Pritchard. 1995. Bioremediation of Oil-Contaminated Shorelines. Presented at the American Society for Microbiology / Society for General Microbiology Symposium “Bioremediation: New Scientific Developments and Prospects for Future International Development.” University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 10 - 11 September 1995.

Hancock, M. P., C. L. Zuleger, and J. E. Lepo. 1996. Characterization of Oil-Emulsifying Bacteria. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, Louisiana, 19 - 23 May 1996. Abstract no. Q295.

Lepo, J. E., S. Zhang, and G. Norton. 1996. Aerobic Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Crude Oil is Preferential to that of n-Alkanes. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, Louisiana, 19 - 23 May 1996. Abstract no. Q345.

Zuleger, C. L., and J. E. Lepo. 1996. Characterization of Biosurfactant-Negative Mutants of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, Louisiana, 19 - 23 May 1996. Abstract no. Q293.

Ruopp-Edwards, K. and J. E. Lepo. 1997. Comparative Studies on the Toxicity and Biodegradability of Synthetic- and Biosurfactants. Proceeding of the Southeastern Branch meeting Soc. Environ. Toxicol. Chem., Pensacola Beach, Florida, 8 - 10 May 1997.

Swannell, R. P. J., D. J. Mitchell, D. M. Jones, A. Willis, K. Lee, and J. E. Lepo. 1997. Field Evaluation of Bioremediation to Treat Crude Oil on a Mudflat. Battelle Fourth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. New Orleans, LA. 28 April – 1 May 1997.

Swannell, R.P.J., D. J. Mitchell, D. M. Jones, A. Willis, K. Lee, and J. E. Lepo. 1997. Bioremediation of Buried Crude Oil in Fine Sediments. Battelle Fourth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. New Orleans, LA. 28 April – 1 May 1997.

Swannell, R. P. J., D. J. Mitchell, D. M. Jones, A. Willis, K. Lee, and J. E. Lepo. 1997. The Use of Bioremediation to Treat Oil Contaminated Buried Fine Sediments. International Maritime Organisation. June 1997. Abstract.

Lepo, J. E., and M. K.Chelius. 1998. PCR-Amplified nifH Sequences from Wetland Plant Rhizosphere Communities. Amer. Water Resources Assn. 6 November 1998.

Simmon, K., L. Phillips, A. H. Morgan, M. L. Biegalski, W. D. Polk, R. Rojas-Rey, R. A. Snyder, J. E. Lepo, and M. S. Shields. 2002. Tracking Sources of Fecal Pollution using Rep-PCR. American Society for Microbiology, National Meeting, Salt Lake City Utah. Abstract no. Q-447.

Snyder, R. A., and J. E. Lepo, J. Liebens, and C. Briscoe. 2003. Agricultural Runoff Impacts on Total Maximum Daily Loads and Water Quality: Field and Watershed Scale Studies and Science-Teacher Education. USDA National Water Quality Coordinators Conference: Building the Network, Strengthening Partnerships, Tucson, AZ, 12 January 2003.

Snyder, R.A., J. E. Lepo, J.E., A. Nocker, L. M. Proctor, L. Pennington, J. Moss, M. Ederington-Hagy, M., and S. MacAuley. 2003. Microbial Biofilms As Indicators of Estuarine Condition. American Society for Microbiology, National Meeting, Washington, DC. Abstract no.

Proctor, L.M., Snyder, R.A., J. E. Lepo, J.E., A. Nocker, and S. MacAuley. 2003. Analysis of N Cycling Microorganisms in Biofilm Communities from Estuarine Environments, National Meeting, Washington, DC. Abstract no.

Technical Reports

Ritchie, B., et al. 2000. Report of the Citizens’ Task Force on Urban Stormwater Runoff J. E. Lepo: Technical Liaison and Writer. Published by Escambia County, City of Pensacola, Escambia County Utilities Authority, 21 March 2000. (see report at http://www.cbred.uwf.edu/stormwater/report.htm).

Lepo, J. E., and R. A. Snyder. 2000. Impact of Fluoridation of the Municipal Drinking Water Supply: Review of the Literature. Prepared for the Escambia County Utilities Authority. May 2000. 29 pages.

Anonymous. (Technical Advisory Committee for the Allocation of TMDLs). 2001. A Report to the Governor and the Legislature on the Allocation of Total Maximum Daily Loads in Florida. http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/division/tmdl/alloc.htm.

Lepo, J. E., and R. A. Snyder. 2001. Impact of Fluoridation of the Municipal Drinking Water Supply: Results of Field and Laboratory Study, and Supplement to Review of the Literature. Prepared for the Escambia County Utilities Authority. June 2001. 31 pages.

Publications in Preparation

Lepo, J. E., B. Frederick, G. P. Norton, T. Mellone, M. Shelton, S. Spear, P. H. Pritchard, and C. R. Cripe. Evaluation of Protocols to Assess Efficacy and Environmental Safety of Commercial Oil-Spill Bioremediation Agents: Open-Water Test System—Efficacy Test. Manuscript in final draft; to be submitted to Environ. Toxicol. Chem.

Kavanaugh, J .L., C. B. Daniels, C. R. Cripe, W. Boyd, V. Whiting, A. Bulbulkaya, P. K. Turner, and J. E. Lepo. Evaluation of Protocols to Assess Efficacy and Environmental Safety of Commercial Oil Spill Bioremediation Agents: Agent Toxicity. Manuscript in final draft; to be submitted to Environ. Toxicol. Chem.

Kavanaugh, J. L., C. R. Cripe, C. B. Daniels, W. Boyd, V. K. Whiting, and J. E. Lepo. Evaluation of Protocols to Assess Efficacy and Environmental Safety of Commercial Oil-Spill Bioremediation Agents: Open-Water Test System--Toxicity Test. Manuscript in final draft; to be submitted to Environ. Toxicol. Chem.

Kavanaugh, J. L., J. E. Lepo, C. R. Cripe, A. Bulbulkaya, C. B. Daniels and T. Mellone. The Toxicity of Crude Oil Water-Soluble Fractions Prepared with Different Oil-to-Water Ratios. To be submitted to Mar. Poll. Bull.

Lepo, J. E., B. Frederick, G. P. Norton, T. Mellone, M. Shelton, S. Spear, P. H. Pritchard, and C. R. Cripe. Evaluation of Protocols to Assess Efficacy and Environmental Safety of Commercial Oil-Spill Bioremediation Agents: Sandy Beach Test System—Efficacy Test. To be submitted to Environ. Toxicol. Chem.

Walker, V., and J. E. Lepo. Characterization of Production and Surface-Active Qualities of Biosurfactants from Marine Bacteria. To be submitted to Microbial Ecol.