Publications

Journal Articles

Browne, D., Limay-Rios, V., Schaafsma, A. and Novakowski, K. (2020) Neonicotinoids in groundwater: presence and fate in two distinct hydrogeologic settings in Ontario, Canada, Hydrogeology Journal (in press).

Walls, S., Binns, A., Levison, J. and MacRitchie, S. (2020) Prediction of actual evapotranspiration by artificial neural network models using data from a Bowen ratio energy balance station. Neural Computing and Applications (in press).

Gardner, S., Levison, J., Parker, B. and Martin, R. (2020) Groundwater nitrate in three distinct hydrogeologic and land use settings in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Hydrogeology Journal (in press).

Persaud, E., Levison, J., MacRitchie, S., Berg, S., Erler, A., Parker, B. and Sudicky, E. (2020) Integrated modelling to assess climate change impacts on groundwater and surface water in the Great Lakes Basin using diverse climate forcing. Journal of Hydrology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124682

Saleem, S., Levison, J., Parker, B., Martin, R. and Persaud, E. (2020) Impacts of climate change and different crop rotation scenarios on groundwater nitrate concentrations in a sandy aquifer. Sustainability Journal, https://doi.org/10.3390/su12031153

Rixon, S., Levison, J., Binns, A. and Persaud, E. (2020) Spatiotemporal variations of nitrogen and phosphorus in a clay plain hydrological system in the Great Lakes Basin. Science of the Total Environment, 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136328

Bishop, P., Persaud, E., Levison, J., Parker, B. and Novakowski K. (2020) Inferring flow pathways between bedrock boreholes using the hydraulic response to borehole liner installation. Journal of Hydrology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124267

Marshall, R.E., Levison, J., McBean, E.A. and Parker, B. (2019) Wastewater impacts on groundwater at a fractured sedimentary bedrock site in Ontario, Canada: implications for First Nations’ source-water protection. Hydrogeology Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-019-02019-7

Larocque, M., Levison, J., Martin, A. and Chaumont, D. (2019) A review of simulated climate change impacts on groundwater resources in eastern Canada. Canadian Water Resources Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/07011784.2018.1503066

Marshall, R., Levison, J., McBean, E., Brown, E. and Harper, S. (2018) Source water protection programs and Indigenous communities in Canada and the United States: a scoping review. Journal of Hydrology,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.04.070

Larocque, M., Cloutier, V., Levison, J. and Rosa, E. (2018) Preface to the Special Issue "Results from the Quebec Groundwater Knowledge Acquisition Program. Canadian Water Resources Journal, 43(2): 69-74, https://doi.org/10.1080/07011784.2018.1472040 

Salek, M., Levison, J., Parker, B. and Gharabaghi, B. (2018) CAD-DRASTIC: chloride application density combined with DRASTIC for assessing groundwater vulnerability to road salt application. Hydrogeology Journal, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-018-1801-7

Persaud, E., Levison, J., Pehme, P., Novakowski, K. and Parker, B. (2018) Cross-hole fracture connectivity assessed using hydraulic responses during liner installations in crystalline bedrock boreholes. Journal of Hydrology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.11.008 

MacDonald, G., Levison, J. and Parker, B. (2017) On methods for in-well nitrate monitoring using optical sensors. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation, DOI: 10.1111/gwmr.12248, doi/10.1111/gwmr.12248/full 

Hachborn, E., Berg, A., Levison, J. and Ambadan, J. (2017) Sensitivity of GRACE-derived groundwater level changes in southern Ontario, Canada. Hydrogeology Journal, DOI: 10.1007/s10040-017-1612-2, http://rdcu.be/tLXt  

Levison, J., Larocque, M., Ouellet, M.A., Ferland, O. and Poirier, C. (2016) Long-term trends in groundwater recharge and discharge in a fractured bedrock aquifer – past and future conditions. Canadian Water Resources Journal, DOI: 10.1080/07011784.2015.1037795, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07011784.2015.1037795 

Betts, A., Gharabaghi, B., McBean, E., Levison, J., Parker, B. (2015) Salt vulnerability assessment methodology for municipal supply wells. Journal of Hydrology, 531(3): 523-533, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.11.004

Girard, P., Levison, J., Parrott, L., Larocque, M., Ouellet, M.A., Green, D. (2015) Modelling cross-scale relationships between climate, hydrology, and individual animals: Generating scenarios for stream salamanders. Frontiers in Environmental Science,  3: 51, DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2015.00051, http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fenvs.2015.00051/abstract

Starr, G. and Levison, J. (2014) Identification of crop groundwater and surface water consumption using blue and green virtual water contents at a subwatershed scale. Environmental Processes, 1(4): 497-515, DOI: 10.1007/s40710-014-0040-8, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40710-014-0040-8

Levison, J., Larocque, M. and Ouellet, M.A. (2014) Modeling low-flow bedrock springs providing ecological habitats with climate change scenarios. Journal of Hydrology,  515: 16-28, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.04.042

Levison, J., Larocque, M., Fournier, V., Gagné, S., Pellerin, S. and Ouellet, M.A. (2013) Dynamics of a headwater system and peatland under current conditions and with climate change. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9978.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hyp.9978/abstract

Levison, J. and Novakowski, K. (2012) Rapid transport from the surface to wells in fractured rock: a unique infiltration tracer experiment. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 131: 29–38, DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.01.001.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169772212000022

Levison, J., Novakowski, K., Reiner, E. and Kolic, T. (2012) Potential of groundwater contamination by polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in a sensitive bedrock aquifer (Canada). Hydrogeology Journal, 20(2): 401-212.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10040-011-0813-3

Levison, J. and Novakowski, K. (2009) The impact of cattle pasturing on groundwater quality in bedrock aquifers having minimal overburden. Hydrogeology Journal, 17: 559–569.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10040-008-0385-z

Papers and Reports

Larocque, M., Levison, J., Gagne, S. and Saleem*, S. (2019) Groundwater use for agricultural production - current water budget and expected trends under climate change. Final technical report for Quebec-Ontario Cooperation for Agri-Food Research Competition, OMAFRA, Guelph, Ontario, and MAPAQ, Québec City, Québec.

Larocque, M.,  Parrott, L., Green, D., Lavoie, M., Pellerin, S., Levison, J., Girard, P. and Ouellet, M.A. (2013) Modélisation hydrogéologique et modélisation des populations de salamandres sur le mont Covey Hill: perspectives pour la conservation des habitats en présence de changements climatiques. Scientific report for project #554007-107, Plan d’action 2006-2012 sur les changements climatiques du gouvernement du Québec (PACC26-OURANOS), OURANOS, Montréal, Québec.

Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (2011) Cataraqui Source Protection Area amended proposed assessment report. Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, Kingston, Ontario. (J. Levison is a contributing author to Chapter 5: Groundwater Sources).
http://www.cleanwatercataraqui.ca/assessmentReport.html

Levison, J., Sossin, L. and Wallace, D. (2010) Towards the best policy directions for engineering regulators. Engineers Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. 142 pp. 

Levison, J. (2010) Doing it right (ground source heating and cooling and public policy). Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine, 51(3): 14-16. 

Levison, J. (2010) A zero waste future and the engineer. Journal of Policy Engagement, 2(2): 17-19. 

Levison, J. (2009) Anthropogenic impacts on sensitive fractured bedrock aquifers. PhD Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, Queen's University. hdl.handle.net/1974/5286