D W Griffin

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aerobiology and the global transport of desert dust
    Christina A Kellogg
    US Geological Survey, 600 4th St S, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:638-44. 2006
  2. pmc Atmospheric movement of microorganisms in clouds of desert dust and implications for human health
    Dale W Griffin
    U S Geological Survey, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 20:459-77, table of contents. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The quest for extraterrestrial life: what about the viruses?
    Dale Warren Griffin
    U S Geological Survey, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Astrobiology 13:774-83. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A rapid and efficient assay for extracting DNA from fungi
    D W Griffin
    United States Geological Survey, Center for Coastal and Regional Marine Studies, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 34:210-4. 2002
  5. pmc Pathogenic human viruses in coastal waters
    Dale W Griffin
    Center for Coastal and Regional Marine Studies, U S Geological Survey College of Marine Sciences, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 16:129-43. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric transport of mold spores in clouds of desert dust
    Eugene A Shinn
    U S Geological Survey, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:498-504. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Fate of effluent-borne contaminants beneath septic tank drainfields overlying a Karst aquifer
    Brian G Katz
    U S Geological Survey, Florida Water Science Center, 2639 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303, USA
    J Environ Qual 39:1181-95. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Groundwater quality impacts from the land application of treated municipal wastewater in a large karstic spring basin: chemical and microbiological indicators
    Brian G Katz
    U S Geological Survey, 2010 Levy Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida 32310, USA
    Sci Total Environ 407:2872-86. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence for human fecal contamination in corals of the Florida Keys, USA
    Erin K Lipp
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg 33701, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:666-70. 2002
  10. pmc Eukaryotic viruses in wastewater samples from the United States
    Erin M Symonds
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1402-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Aerobiology and the global transport of desert dust
    Christina A Kellogg
    US Geological Survey, 600 4th St S, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:638-44. 2006
    ..Such dispersal is of interest because of the possible health effects of allergens and pathogens that might be carried with the dust...
  2. pmc Atmospheric movement of microorganisms in clouds of desert dust and implications for human health
    Dale W Griffin
    U S Geological Survey, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 20:459-77, table of contents. 2007
    ..This review is a summary of the current state of knowledge of desert dust microbiology and the health impact that desert dust and its microbial constituents may have in downwind environments both close to and far from their sources...
  3. doi request reprint The quest for extraterrestrial life: what about the viruses?
    Dale Warren Griffin
    U S Geological Survey, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Astrobiology 13:774-83. 2013
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  4. ncbi request reprint A rapid and efficient assay for extracting DNA from fungi
    D W Griffin
    United States Geological Survey, Center for Coastal and Regional Marine Studies, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 34:210-4. 2002
    ..A method for the rapid extraction of fungal DNA from small quantities of tissue in a batch-processing format was investigated...
  5. pmc Pathogenic human viruses in coastal waters
    Dale W Griffin
    Center for Coastal and Regional Marine Studies, U S Geological Survey College of Marine Sciences, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 16:129-43. 2003
    ..The application of new and advanced molecular methods will continue to contribute to our current state of knowledge in this emerging and important field...
  6. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric transport of mold spores in clouds of desert dust
    Eugene A Shinn
    U S Geological Survey, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:498-504. 2003
    ..In addition, mold spores within these dust clouds may seed downwind ecosystems in both outdoor and indoor environments...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fate of effluent-borne contaminants beneath septic tank drainfields overlying a Karst aquifer
    Brian G Katz
    U S Geological Survey, Florida Water Science Center, 2639 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303, USA
    J Environ Qual 39:1181-95. 2010
    ..Contaminant movement to groundwater beneath each septic tank system also was related to water use and differences in lithology at each site...
  8. doi request reprint Groundwater quality impacts from the land application of treated municipal wastewater in a large karstic spring basin: chemical and microbiological indicators
    Brian G Katz
    U S Geological Survey, 2010 Levy Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida 32310, USA
    Sci Total Environ 407:2872-86. 2009
    ..One other detection of carbamazepine was found in a distant well water sample where enteroviruses also were detected, indicating a likely influence from a nearby septic tank...
  9. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence for human fecal contamination in corals of the Florida Keys, USA
    Erin K Lipp
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg 33701, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:666-70. 2002
    ..Results show that coral mucus may accumulate enteric microorganisms in reef environments, and may indicate a risk to public and environmental health despite low indicator levels in the surrounding water...
  10. pmc Eukaryotic viruses in wastewater samples from the United States
    Erin M Symonds
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:1402-9. 2009
    ..This baseline understanding of viruses in raw sewage will enable educated decisions to be made regarding the use of different viruses in water quality assessments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysis of multiple enteric viral targets as sewage markers in coral reefs
    Erin K Lipp
    The University of Georgia, Department of Environmental Health Science, 206 Environmental Health Science Bldg, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1897-902. 2007
    ..The disparity between the prevalence of RNA- and DNA-based viruses suggests the need for additional work to determine the utility of adenovirus as marker of human sewage...
  12. pmc Molecular assays for targeting human and bovine enteric viruses in coastal waters and their application for library-independent source tracking
    Theng Theng Fong
    Department of Envieronmental Health Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2070-8. 2005
    ..Viral pathogen detection by PCR is a highly sensitive and easy-to-use tool for rapid assessment of water quality and fecal contamination when public health risk characterization is not necessary...
  13. ncbi request reprint Supraglacial sulfur springs and associated biological activity in the Canadian high arctic-signs of life beneath the ice
    Stephen E Grasby
    Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Astrobiology 3:583-96. 2003
    ..Cell counts and DNA analyses confirm bacteria are present in the spring system, and a limited number of sequenced isolates suggests that complex communities of bacteria live within the glacial system...