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Kirs, M., Kisand, V., Nelson, C.E., Dudoit, T., Moravcik, P.S. 2020 Distinct bacterial communities in tropical island aquifers. PLoS One. 2020 Apr 30;15(4):e0232265. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232265). Lin S., Rong K., Lamichhane K.M., Babcock R.W., Kirs M., Cooney M.J. 2020  Anaerobic-aerobic biofilm-based digestion of chemical contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) and pathogen indicator organisms in synthetic wastewater. Bioresour Technol. 2020 Mar;299:122554. (doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2019.122554). Jaline Seruge, J., Wong, M., Noble, R.T.,  Blackwood, A.D., Moravcik, P.S, Kirs, M.  2019 Application of a rapid qPCR method for enterococci for beach water quality monitoring purposes in Hawaii: Loss of DNA during the extraction protocol due to coral sands. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 149, 110631 ( Shuler, C.K., Dulai, H., DeWees, R., Kirs, M., Glenn, C.R., El-Kadi, A. 2019 Isotopes, Microbes, and Turbidity: A Multi-Tracer Approach to Understanding Recharge Dynamics and Groundwater Contamination in a Basaltic Island Aquifer. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation 39(1)20-35 ( Kirs, M., Kisand, V., Wong M., Caffaro-Filho R.A., Harwood, V.J., Moravcik, P., Yoneyama, B. 2017 Fujioka, R.S Multiple lines of evidence to identify sewage as the cause of water quality impairment in an urbanized tropical watershed. Water Res 116:23-33. Kirs, M. Moravcik, P., Gyawaili, P., Hamilton, K., Kisand, V., Gurr, I., Schuler, C. Ahmed, W.  2017 Rainwater Harvesting in American Samoa: Current Practices and Health Risks. Environmental Science and Pollution Research  (doi:10.1007/s11356-017-8858-z). Kirs, M., Caffaro-Filho R.A., Wong M., Harwood, V.J., Moravcik, P., Fujioka, R.S. 2016 Evaluation of human-associated Bacteroides  and human polyomaviruses as microbial source tracking markers in Hawaii. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 72(12):7567-7574. Fujioka R.S., Solo-Gabriele H.M., Byappanahalli M.N., Kirs M. 2015 U.S. Recreational Water Quality Criteria: A Vision for the Future. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 12(7): 7752-76. D'Alessio, M., Yoneyama, B., Kirs, M., Kisand, V., Chittaranjan Ray, C. 2015 Impact of Selected Pharmaceutically Active Compounds (PhACs) on Slow Sand Filter Bacterial Removal Efficiency. Sci. Total Environ. 524-525: 124-135. Updyke E.A., Wang Z., Sun S., Connell C., Kirs M., Wong M, Lu Y. 2015 Human enteric viruses-potential indicators for enhanced monitoring of recreational water  quality. Virol Sin. 30(5): 344-353. Kirs, M., Kearns, E.A., Magaña, S., Lim, D.V., Fujioka, R.S. 2014 Detection and quantification of microorganisms using a high- volume ultrafiltration concentration method in Hawaii. WQTC Proceedings. New Orleans Nov, 16-19, 2014. For full list see Google Scholar        or search for older publication here
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