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James S. Bonner

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James S. Bonner
Professor, Chief Research and Education Officer of the Beacon Institute
102 Snell Hall (Downtown)
Clarkson University
Box 5764
Potsdam, NY 13699-5715
Phone: 315-261-2166
FAX: 315-268-7802
E-mail: jbonner@clarkson.edu

Education
B.Sc., State University of New York at Plattsburgh (1976)
M.S., Clarkson College of Technology (1980)
Ph.D., Clarkson University (1985)

Research Interest
Coastal observatories and modeling of coastal systems; Implementation of sensor network; Biodegradation kinetics for hazardous organic wastes; Transport, fate and effects modeling of particles and associated contaminants; Physical, chemical, and biological process experimentation; Aquatic chemistry; Environmental hazard assessment and site remediation

Selected Publications

Fuller, C., Bonner, J., Islam, M.S., Ojo, T., Kirkey, W. (2013). Estimating Sub-surface Dispersed Oil Concentration using Acoustic Backscatter Response, Marine Pollution Bulletin, article in press.

Islam, M.S., Bonner, J., Ojo, T., Page, C. (2011). A Mobile Monitoring System to Understand the Processes Controlling Episodic Events in Corpus Christi Bay, Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, v.175 (1-4), P. 349-66.

Islam, M.S., Bonner, J., Page, C., Ojo, T. (2011). An Integrated Real Time Monitoring System to Investigate the Hypoxia in a Shallow Wind-Driven Bay, Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, v.172 (1), p. 33-50.

Islam, M.S., Bonner, J., Page, C. (2010). A fixed Robotic profiler system to sense real-time episodic pulses in Corpus Christi (CC) Bay, Environmental Engineering and Science,  Vol. 27(5), p. 431-440.

Ojo, T., Bonner, J., Page, C., (2007) “ Simulation of  Constituent Transport using a Reduced 3D Constituent Transport Model (CTM) Driven by HF Radar: Model Application and Error Analysis, Environmental Modeling and Software, 22, 488-501.

Ojo, T., Bonner, J., Fuller, C., Kelly, F., Page, C., (2007)  “Design of a Rapid Deployment Integrated Environmental and Oceanographic Assessment System (IEOAS) for Coastal Waters”, Environmental and Engineering Science, 24(2), 160-171.

Ojo, T., Bonner, J., Page, C.  (2006) “Studies on Turbulent Diffusion Processes and Evaluation of Diffusivity Values from Hydrodynamic Observations in Corpus Christi Bay using an ADCP”, Continental Shelf Research, 26(20) p. 2629-2644.

Ojo, T., Bonner, J., Page, C. (2006) “Observations of Shear-Augmented Diffusion Processes and Evaluation of Effective Diffusivity from Current Measurements in Corpus Christi Bay, ”, Continental Shelf Research, 26(6), 788-803.

Sterling*, M.C., Bonner, J.S., Ernest, A.N.S., Page, C.A. and Autenrieth, R.L., (2005) "Application of fractal aggregation and vertical transport model to aquatic sol-sediment systems,” Water Research, Vol 39 (9), 1818-1830.

Sterling, M., Bonner, J., Ernest, A., Page, C., and Autenrieth, R., (2004) “Modeling Sol-Sediment Aggregation in Nearshore Waters”, Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 38, No. 17, pp. 4627-4634.

Sterling, M., Bonner, J., Ernest, A., Page, C., and Autenrieth, R., Chemical Dispersant Effectiveness Testing: Influence of Droplet Coalescence, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Vol 48(9-10), 969-977, 2004.

Sterling, M., Bonner, J., Ernest, A., Page, C., and Autenrieth, R., (2004) “Characterizing Aquatic Particulate-Oil Flocs Using In-Situ Instruments,” Marine Pollution Bulletin, 48(5-6), 533-542.

Sterling, M., Bonner, J., Ernest, A., Page, C., Fuller, M., and Autenrieth, R., (2003) Partitioning of Crude Oil Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Aquatic Systems, Environmental Science and Technology, 37, 4429-4434.

Mueller, D., Bonner, J., McDonald, S., Autenrieth, R., Donnelly, K., Lee, K., Doe, K., and Anderson, J.,  (2003) “The Use of Toxicity Bioassays to Monitor the Recovery of Oiled Wetland Sediments”, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry,22(9), 1945-1955.
James Bonner