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Axler, R. 2010. Data for Discovery and Decision-Making: LakeSuperiorStreams.org.
NRRI Technical Report NRRI/TR-2010/08, December 15, 2010. Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55811.
FINAL REPORT to Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program – 2010
[PDF file – 3.3 MB]

NOAA. 2009. Teaming Up to Address Stormwater along Lake Superior. Coastal Services Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Mar/Apr 2009.

Force, J. 2008. STORM: A Downhill Battle. Municipal Sewer & Water. Oct 2008.

Granley, M. and M. Lonsdale. 2007. Innovative water quality protection strategies in the Lake Superior watershed. Proceedings of Coastal Zone 2007, Portland, Oregon, July 22 to 26, 2007 http://www.csc.noaa.gov/cz/.
[PDF file – 27 KB]

Richardson, D.C. 2007. Preserving the legacy of glaciers: Six minimum measures in the Great Lakes region [Centerpiece of the Region is an interview with Marnie Lonsdale, City of Duluth Stormwater Utility Education Coordinator]. Stormwater 8(2), Mar/Apr. 2007. or via http://distributedenergy.com/sw_0703_preserving.html
[PDF file – 0.3 MB]

Axler, R., J.Schomberg, N.Will, J.Reed, D.Lonsdale, M.Granley, and C.Hagley. 2006. Conservation Design Toolkit for Lake SuperiorStreams.org. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Stormwater Pollution Prevention Pilot Project (Stormwater Site Design Toolkit: http://lakesuperiorstreams.org/stormwater/toolkit/index.html). Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55811. NRRI Technical Report NRRI/TR-2006/19
[PDF file – 2.5 MB]

Will, N., R.Axler, G.Host and H.Bauman. 2006. Interactive Animation and Visualization Tool for Exploring Lake Superior Beach Monitoring Program Bacteria Data. Final Report to Minnesota's Lake Superior Coastal Program, Project No. 306-STAR07-05, MN Department of Natural Resources, Two Harbors, MN 55616.
FINAL REPORT to the Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program – 2006
[PDF file – 1.1 MB]

Lonsdale, M., T.Carlson, R.Axler, J.Walker, C.Hagley, J.Schomberg, M.Granley and G.Host, Linking data, public outreach and education: The City of Duluth Stream Outreach Program - www.lakesuperiorstreams.org. Water Environment Federation Proceedings of Annual Meeting: WEFTEC.06 - The Water Quality Event, 79th Annual Conference and Exhibition, Oct 21-25, 2006, Dallas, Texas USA. INVITED.
[PDF file – 0.5 MB]

Axler, R., C.Hagley, G.Host and J.Schomberg. 2006. LakeSuperiorStreams.org: Making stormwater and stream data come alive for citizens, students, teachers, contractors, resource agencies, decision-makers and scientists. Proceedings U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey 5th National Water Quality Monitoring Conference, San Jose, CA May 7-11, 2006.
[PDF file – 0.8 MB]

Granley, M. and M.Lonsdale. 2005. Meeting the Challenge: A Protection Message in a Restoration World. Regional Stormwater Protection Team Presentation, 4th National Conference, Nonpoint Sources and Stormwater Pollution Education Programs, October 17-20, 2005.
[Report: PDF file –70 KB] [Presentation: PDF file – 5.4 MB]

Zlonis, N., J.Schomberg, R.Axler, G.Sjerven, and G.Host. 2005. Flash Flood: Interactive Animations of Stormwater and Wastewater Flows in Duluth’s Urban Watersheds. VDIL Final Report, March 14, 2005.
[PDF file – 22 KB]

Axler, R.,  M.Lonsdale, J.Reed, C.Hagley, J.Schomberg, J.Henneck, G.Host, N.Will, E.Ruzycki, G.Sjerven, C.Richards and B.Munson. 2004. DuluthStreams.org: Community partnerships for understanding urban stormwater and water quality issues at the head of the Great Lakes. NRRI Technical Report NRRI/TR-2004/34, December 2004. Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55811.
[Final Report to the EPA - 2004: PDF file -- 0.9 MB]
[Final Report Appendices: PDF file -- 10.0 MB]

Axler, R. and M.Lonsdale. 2003. DuluthStreams: Community Partnerships for Understanding Water Quality and Stormwater Impacts at the Head of the Great Lakes. EPA Coastlines Issue 13.1 (February 2003; http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/coastlines).