Positions

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2019 A dynamic life cycle assessment of green infrastructures.Science of the Total Environment.  692:1146-1154. 2019
2018 Stormwater Management: When Is Green Not So Green?Ground Water.  56:357-358. 2018
2017 The Performance Analysis of Two Relatively Small Capacity Urban Retrofit Stormwater ControlsJOURNAL OF WATER MANAGEMENT MODELING.  25. 2017
2015 Closure to " Unsaturated Flow Functions for Filter Media Used in Low-Impact Development-Stormwater Management Systems" by Iulia A. Barbu and Thomas P. BallesteroJournal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering - ASCE.  141:07015020-07015020. 2015
2015 Unsaturated Flow Functions for Filter Media Used in Low-Impact Development-Stormwater Management SystemsJournal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering - ASCE.  141:04014041-04014041. 2015
2014 Assessment of Winter Maintenance of Porous Asphalt and Its Function for Chloride Source ControlJournal of Transportation Engineering.  140:04013007-04013007. 2014
2013 Use of quantitative habitat models for establishing performance metrics in river restoration planningEcohydrology.  6:668-678. 2013
2013 Comparison of Maintenance Cost, Labor Demands, and System Performance for LID and Conventional Stormwater ManagementJournal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.  139:932-938. 2013
2012 Upstream to downstream: stormwater quality in Mayag├╝ez, Puerto Rico.Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.  184:5025-5034. 2012
2012 Water Quality and Hydrologic Performance of a Porous Asphalt Pavement as a Storm-Water Treatment Strategy in a Cold ClimateJournal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.  138:81-89. 2012
2011 Regional landslide susceptibility: spatiotemporal variations under dynamic soil moisture conditionsNatural Hazards.  59:1317-1337. 2011
2011 Bayesian Storm-Water Quality Model and Its Application to Water Quality MonitoringJournal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.  137:541-550. 2011
2011 An analytical model for hydraulic fracturing in shallow bedrock formations.Ground Water.  49:415-425. 2011
2011 Sediment Monitoring Bias by Automatic Sampler in Comparison with Large Volume Sampling for Parking Lot RunoffJournal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering - ASCE.  137:251-257. 2011
2010 Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in stormwater runoff from sealcoated pavements.Environmental Science & Technology.  44:8849-8854. 2010
2010 Modeling Urban Storm-Water Quality Treatment: Model Development and Application to a Surface Sand FilterJournal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.  136:68-77. 2010
2009 On Parameter Estimation of Urban Storm-Water Runoff ModelJournal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.  135:595-608. 2009
2009 Seasonal Performance Variations for Storm-Water Management Systems in Cold Climate ConditionsJournal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.  135:128-137. 2009
2008 Soil and atmospheric inputs to PAH concentrations in salt marsh plantsWater, Air, and Soil Pollution Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus.  189:253-263. 2008
2006 Uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in salt marsh plants Spartina alterniflora grown in contaminated sediments.Chemosphere Chemosphere - Global Change Science.  62:1253-1260. 2006
2006 Residual strength after liquefaction: A rheological approachSoil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering.  26:143-151. 2006
1996 Comparison between the nitrogen fluxes from composting farm wastes and composting yard wastesTransactions - American Society of Agricultural Engineers: General Edition.  39:1709-1715. 1996
1994 AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACTUAL AND APPARENT GASOLINE THICKNESS IN A UNIFORM SAND AQUIFERGround Water.  32:708-718. 1994
1993 HYDROGEOLOGYGeotimes.  38:34-34. 1993
1992 HYDROGEOLOGYGeotimes.  37:40-41. 1992
1981 Seasonal risk-based reservoir operating rules. Thesis. 1981

Chapter

Year Title
2009 Creating the intellectual basis for sustainability: Research and scholarship.  153-194. 2009

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
2017 MOVEMENT AND EROSION OF ALBERTA BITUMEN ALONG THE BOTTTOM AS A FUNCTION OF TEMPERATURE, WATER VELOCITY AND SALINITYInternational Oil Spill Conference Proceedings. 2306-2326. 2017
2014 Evaluation of an Unsaturated Flow Model for Flow Attenuation in Green RoofsWorld Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2014: Water Without Borders - Proceedings of the 2014 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. 2156-2164. 2014
2013 Assessment of winter maintenance of porous asphalt and its function for chloride source controlWorld Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2013: Showcasing the Future - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress. 99-116. 2013
2012 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF UNCONVENTIONAL NATURAL GAS DEVELOPMENTINTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON NUCLEAR WAR AND PLANETARY EMERGENCIES, 44TH SESSION. 263-270. 2012
2012 Theoretical basis for Rosgen's Pagosa good/fair equationRIVER FLOW 2012, VOLS 1 AND 2. 431-434. 2012
2011 A water quality model for stormwater filtering systemsWorld Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. 3591-3600. 2011
2010 Preliminary results of the examination of thermal impacts from stormwater BMPsWorld Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010: Challenges of Change - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2010. 3424-3451. 2010
2010 Examinations of pervious concrete and porous asphalt pavements performance for stormwater management in northern climatesLow Impact Development 2010: Redefining Water in the City - Proceedings of the 2010 International Low Impact Development Conference. 1281-1298. 2010
2009 Pervious concrete and porous asphalt pavements performance for stormwater management in northern climatesProceedings of the International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering. 311-327. 2009
2009 Examinations of pervious concrete and porous asphalt pavements performance for stormwater management in Northern climatesProceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. 1105-1122. 2009
2009 LID-SWM practices as a means of resilience to climate change and its effects on groundwater rechargeProceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. 1354-1363. 2009
2009 Sediment monitoring bias by autosampler in comparison with whole volume sampling for parking lot runoffProceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. 1514-1522. 2009
2008 Effect of fines on sand residual strength after liquefactionGeotechnical Special Publication. 1-11. 2008
2008 Enterococci populations in conventional, manufactured and LID stormwater treatment systemsWorld Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008. 1-9. 2008
2008 Total suspended solids: Is it for real?World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008: Ahupua'a - Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2008. 1-10. 2008
2007 Gravel wetland design and performance forstormwater managementRestoring Our Natural Habitat - Proceedings of the 2007 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. 2007
2007 An examination of cold climate performance of low impact development stormwater bmps in a northern climateProceedings of the International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering. 20. 2007
2006 Storm water low-impact development, conventional structural, and manufactured treatment strategies for parking lot runoff - Performance evaluations under varied mass loading conditionsTransportation Research Record. 135-147. 2006
2005 Land use influence on the characteristics of groundwater inputs to the Great Bay Estuary, new hampshireProceedings of the 3rd Conference on Watershed Management to Meet Water Quality Standards and Emerging TMDL. 612. 2005
2005 Normalized technology verification of structural BMPs, Low Impact Development (LID) designs, and manufactured BMPsProceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference - Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges. 1585-1596. 2005
2005 Liquefied granular materials as non-newtonian fluids: A laboratory studyGeotechnical Special Publication. 1297-1311. 2005
2002 Nutrient loading from groundwater and its role in TMDLsTOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOAD (TMDL): ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS, PROCEEDINGS. 262-267. 2002

Principal Investigator On

  • Monitoring an Engineered Log Jam  awarded by NH Department of Transportation 2019 - 2022
  • Assessment of Embedded Culvert Low Flow Hydraulics  awarded by NH Department of Transportation 2019 - 2021
  • Increasing Resilience and Reducing Risk Through Nature-Based Coastal Infrastructure  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2018 - 2020
  • Taking it to the Streets: Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Philadelphia Communities  awarded by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2013 - 2020
  • USFS White Mountain National Forest  awarded by US DA, United States Forest Service 2016 - 2018
  • Green Infrastructure Techniques for Coastal Highway Resilience  awarded by Maine Department of Transportation 2016 - 2017
  • Evaluate the Quality of Urban Runoff in the City of Boston  awarded by Geosyntec Consultants Inc 2015 - 2017
  • Getting to 10%: Watershed Restoration Through Low Impact Development Retrofits in an Urban Environment  awarded by Dover, NH (City of) 2013 - 2017
  • CZM Project of Special Merit: Climate Ready Culverts and Coastal Communities  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2015 - 2017
  • Heron House Site Development  awarded by Green Mountain Conservation Group 2016
  • Stormwater Management Strategies for Daisy Field, Boston, MA  awarded by Commonwealth of MASS 2015 - 2016
  • Validating Pollutant Load Estimates from Highways and Roads  awarded by NH Department of Transportation 2014 - 2015
  • Investigation of Soil's Role in Managing Stormwater Quality  awarded by Stantec Consulting Services Inc 2013 - 2015
  • Stormwater BMP Selection Amtrak Midway Maintenance of Way Facility, Groton, Connecticut  awarded by Amec Foster Wheeler 2015
  • Design and Maintenance of Subsurface Gravel Wetlands  awarded by NH Department of Transportation 2013 - 2014
  • Oyster River Stream Crossing at Topaz Drive-NRCS  awarded by Emerald Acres Cooperative Inc 2013 - 2014
  • Upper Oyster River Channel and Fish Passage Restoration  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2011 - 2014
  • Development of a Sediment Rating Curve for the Taylor River  awarded by Hoyle, Tanner & Associates 2013
  • Berry Brook ARM  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2011 - 2013
  • NERRS Fellowship - Iulia Barbu  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2010 - 2013
  • Stream Restoration Design for Southampton Creek, PA  awarded by US DOI, US Fish & Wildlife Service 2010 - 2013
  • Instream Flow Studies & Water Management Plan for Souhegan River Designated Reach  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2004 - 2011
  • Rapid Geomorphic Asessments of the Cocheco and Lamprey Rivers  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2011
  • Lamprey River Instream Flow  awarded by Normandeau Associates, Inc. 2005 - 2011
  • 2007 Stream Restoration IPA  awarded by US DOI, US Fish & Wildlife Service 2007 - 2009
  • IPA Agreement  awarded by US DOI, US Fish & Wildlife Service 2005 - 2007
  • Stormwater Monitoring Analysis, Salem, NH  awarded by Gove Environmental Services, Inc. 2005 - 2006
  • Evaluation Radionuclides Small Water System Treatments  awarded by Vermont, State of 2004 - 2006
  • Characterization of Groundwater Discharge Hampton Harbor  awarded by NH Office of the Governor, Office of Energy & Pla 2001 - 2002
  • Impact Motor Boat & Personal Watercraft on Environment  awarded by Personal Watercraft Industry Association, DC 2001 - 2002
  • Sludge Testing Program  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2000 - 2001
  • Support for Groundwater Studies  awarded by US DOD, Army 2000 - 2001
  • 1996 Water Resources Research Center Support  awarded by US DOI, US Geological Survey 1995 - 2001
  • Lysimeter Study of Biomix for State of NH  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 1999 - 2000
  • Bioremediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Antarctic Soils  awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF) 1997 - 1999
  • Investigation of Eielson AFB Water Supply Wells  awarded by US DOD, Army 1994 - 1996
  • 1995 Water Resources Research Center Support  awarded by US DOI, US Geological Survey 1994 - 1995
  • Eielson AFB Ground Water Contamination Studies  awarded by US DOD, Army 1994 - 1995
  • Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Cold Region Soils  awarded by US DOD, Army 1994 - 1995
  • 1994 Water Resources Research Center Support  awarded by US DOI, US Geological Survey 1993 - 1994
  • Large Scale Modeling of Tanana-Chena Groundwater System  awarded by US DOD, Army 1993 - 1994
  • Groundwater Contaminant Migration in Permafrost Regions  awarded by US DOD, Army 1992 - 1994
  • 1993 Water Resources Research Center Support  awarded by US DOI, US Geological Survey 1992 - 1993
  • Bottom Ash as Daily Cover: Phase I Literature Review  awarded by Wheelabrator-Frye 1992 - 1993
  • Hydrogeologic Analysis of Spruce Hole Aquifer  awarded by Durham, NH (Town of) 1992 - 1993
  • Land Application of JRC-Groveton Secondary Sludge  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 1992 - 1993
  • Land Application of Paper Mill Second Clarifier Sludge  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 1992 - 1993
  • Investigator On

  • Product Testing for StormKleener at the UNH Stormwater Center  awarded by Lane Enterprise 2019 - 2021
  • Monitoring a Living Shoreline for Wagon Hill Farm  awarded by Town of Durham 2019 - 2021
  • Nutrient Pollution Implementation Planning for UNH and Other Great Bay Communities  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2018 - 2020
  • Moultonborough Bay and Winter Harbor  awarded by Geosyntec Consultants Inc 2018 - 2020
  • Country Pond Watershed Based Plan  awarded by Horsley Witten Group Inc 2019 - 2020
  • SNEP Technical Assistance  awarded by University of Southern Maine 2019 - 2020
  • AquaShield Testing  awarded by Aqua Shield Inc 2017 - 2020
  • An Integrated Stormwater Management Approach for Promoting  awarded by Paradigm Environmental Services Inc 2018 - 2020
  • Green Infrastructure Restoration and Resiliency for Linear Transportation  awarded by NH Department of Transportation 2018 - 2019
  • Utilizing In-Situ Ultraviolet Spectroscopy to Measure Nutrients and Sediment Concentrations in Stormwater Runoff  awarded by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2016 - 2019
  • Newfound Lake Watershed Plan Implementation Phase III  awarded by Newfound Lake Region Association 2018 - 2019
  • Province Lake Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase I  awarded by Acton Wakefield Watershed Alliance 2016 - 2018
  • Great Bay Estuary Municipal Bio-retention Education, Resource Development and Implementation, Phase II  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2015 - 2018
  • Monitoring and Design for Living Shoreline at Wagon Hill Farm  awarded by Town of Durham 2017 - 2018
  • Rhode Island Coastal Community Resiliency Planning with Green Infrastructure Guidance  awarded by University of Rhode Island 2015 - 2017
  • Living Shorelines as an Erosion Control Approach for Wagon Hill Farm, Durham NH  awarded by Town of Durham 2016 - 2017
  • B-Lot Stormwater Management  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2016 - 2017
  • Water Quality Monitoring for State Street Green Infrastructure Systems, Portsmouth NH  awarded by Portsmouth, NH (City of) 2015 - 2017
  • Dartmouth College Stormwater Master Plan  awarded by Ramboll Environ US Corporation 2016 - 2017
  • Great Bay Waterbody-Watershed Nitrogen Non-Point Source Study Implementaion: Phase 1-UNH BMPs to Reduce Nitrogen  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2014 - 2016
  • Great Bay Pollution Tracking and Accounting Pilot Project  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2014 - 2016
  • P2 Through GI Pollution Prevention Through Green Infrastructure Requirements in Commercial Land Uses  awarded by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2013 - 2015
  • Performance Analysis of Two Relatively Small Capacity Urban Retrofit Stormwater Controls  awarded by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2013 - 2015
  • 2006-10 Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2006 - 2012
  • 2006-08 Sea Grant Program  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2006 - 2012
  • 2005-07 Cooperative Institute for Coastal & Esturaine Environmental Technology  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2005 - 2008
  • A Water Quality Assessment of a Swale with Engineered Filter Berms in Contrast with Vegetated and Stone Swales  awarded by Maine, State of 2006 - 2008
  • CICEET 2001-2003  awarded by US DOC, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2001 - 2004
  • Teaching Activities

  • Fluid Mechanics Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2019
  • Stream Restoration Taught course 2019
  • Stream Restoration Taught course 2019
  • Stream Restoration Taught course 2019
  • Stream Restoration Taught course 2019
  • Pressurized Water Systems Taught course 2019
  • Rsrch Exp/Civil Engineering Taught course 2019
  • Fluid Mechanics Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2018
  • Stormwater Management Designs Taught course 2018
  • Fluid Mechanics Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2017
  • Stormwater Management Designs Taught course 2017
  • Pressurized Water Systems Taught course 2017
  • Fluid Mechanics Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Fluid Mechanics Lab Taught course 2016
  • Stormwater Management Designs Taught course 2016
  • Engineering Hydrology Taught course 2016
  • Project Planning and Design Taught course 2016
  • Adv Stream Restoration Topics Taught course 2015
  • Stream Restoration Taught course 2015
  • Pressurized Water Systems Taught course 2015
  • Project Planning and Design Taught course 2015
  • Advanced Groundwater Topics Taught course 2014
  • Stormwater Management Designs Taught course 2014
  • Pressurized Water Systems Taught course 2014
  • Project Planning and Design Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Colorado State University
  • Full Name

  • Thomas Ballestero
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire

    Stormwater Center

    238 Gregg Hall

    Durham, NH  03824

    United States