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Best Management Practices Publications


Sparkman, S. A., Hogan, D. M., Hopkins, K. G., Loperfido, J. V. (2017). Modeling Watershed-Scale Impacts of Stormwater Management with Traditional versus Low Impact Development Design. Published online first Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

Hopkins, K. G., Loperfido, J. V., Craig, L. S., Noe, G. B., Hogan, D. M. (2017). Comparison of sediment and nutrient export and runoff characteristics from watersheds with centralized versus distributed stormwater management. Journal of Environmental Management, 203(1), pp. 286-298.

Bhaskar, A. S., Hogan, D. M., Archfield, S. A. (2016). Urban base flow with low impact development. Hydrological Processes, 30(18), pp. 3156-3171.

Rhea, L., Jarnagin, T., Hogan, D., Loperfido, J. V., Shuster, W. (2015). Effects of urbanization and stormwater control measures on streamflows in the vicinity of Clarksburg, Maryland, USA. Hydrological Processes, 29(20), pp. 4413-4426.

Hogan, D. M., Jarnagin, S. T., Loperfido, J. V., Van Ness, K. (2014). Mitigating the Effects of Landscape Development on Streams in Urbanizing Watersheds. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 50(1), pp. 163-178.

Jones, D., Baker, M., Miller, A., Jarnagin, S. T., Hogan, D. M. (2014). Tracking geomorphic signatures of watershed suburbanization with multitemporal LiDAR. Geomorphology, 219, pp. 42-52.

Loperfido, J. V., Noe, G. B., Jarnagin, S. T., Hogan, D. M. (2014). Effects of distributed and centralized stormwater best management practices and land cover on urban stream hydrology at the catchment scale. Journal of Hydrology, pp. 519, 2584-2595.

Loperfido, J. V., Hogan, D.M. (2012). Effects of urban stormwater-management strategies on stream-water quantity and quality : U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3079, p. 2.


Sparkman, S.A. (2017). Crystal Rock and Trib. 104 Histogram and Sewershed Data, 2016, Montgomery County, MD: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Hopkins, K.G., Loperfido, J.V., and Craig, L.S. (2017). Water quality data for urban (centralized versus distributed stormwater management) and forested reference watersheds in Clarksburg, MD (2004-2016): U.S. Geological Survey data release,