Illinois River Project Publications

Below are a list of publications relating to the Illinois River Project

J.J. Kelly, E. Favila, L.S. Hundal, and J.C. Marlin. 2007. Assessment of soil microbial communities in surface applied mixtures of Illinois River sediments and biosolids. Appl. Soil Ecol. 36: 176-183.

Stephen Ebbs. 2006. Metal Bioaccumulation by Garden Vegetables Grown on Soil Derived from Peoria Lake Sediment. Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, Research Report 109. Champaign, IL.

Stephen Ebbs, Jonathan Talbott, and Renuka Sankaran. 2006. Cultivation of garden vegetables in Peoria Pool sediments from the Illinois River: A case study in trace element accumulation and dietary exposures. Environment International. 32:766-774.

Marlin, John C. and Robert G. Darmody. 2005. Returning the Soil to the Land, The Mud to Parks Project. The Illinois Steward, 14 (1):11-18. (PDF 3.3MB)

Marlin, John. C. 2004. "Long Distance Transport of Illinois River Dredged Material for Beneficial Use in Chicago." Proceedings of the Western Dredging Association twenty-fourth Technical Conference and Thirty-Sixth Texas A&M Dredging Seminar. July 6-9, 2004. pp. 177-186.

Darmody, R. G., J. C. Marlin, J. Talbott, R. A. Green, E. F. Brewer, and C. Stohr. 2004. Dredged Illinois River Sediments: Plant Growth and Metal Uptake. Journal of Environmental Quality. 33:458-464.

Darmody, Robert and Diaz, Dorivar. 2004. "Illinois River Dredged Sediment and Biosolids Used as Greenhouse Soil Mixtures." Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, TR - 38. Champaign, IL.

Marlin, J. C. 2003. "Barge Transport of Illinois River Sediment from Peoria to Chicago." Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, TR - 37. Champaign, IL.

Marlin, J. C. 2003. "Sediment Handling Demonstration at Lacon, Illinois, Using Concrete Pump and Conveyor Trucks." Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, TR - 36. Champaign, IL.

Marlin, John C. 2002. "Evaluation of Sediment Removal Options and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for Illinois River Restoration: Preliminary Report." Proceedings of the Western Dredging Association Twenty-Second Technical Conference and Thirty-Fourth Texas A&M Dredging Seminar, June 12-15 2002. pp. 131-147.

Darmody, Robert G. and Marlin, John C., 2002. "Sediments and Sediment-Derived Soils in Illinois: Pedological and Agronomic Assessment" Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 77(2), 209-227.

Marlin, John. 1999. "Potential Use of Innovative Dredge Technology and Beneficial Use of Sediment for River Restoration." In Proceedings of the Seventh Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System. Special Report No. 25, Illinois Water Resources Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. pp. 137-147.

Marlin, John. 2001. "Backwater Restoration Opportunities: Illinois River." In Proceedings of the Eighth Governor's Conference on the Management of the Illinois River System. Special Report No. 27, Illinois Water Resources Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. pp. 224-232.