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Research interests

Dr. Cai’s research interests include water chemistry, stormwater, climate change, watershed and environmental statistics. Current study focuses on the effects of environmental stressors to aquatic biological communities and highway stormwater treatment. 

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2008 2019

  • 16 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Consideration of species-specific diatom indicators of anthropogenic stress in the Great Lakes

Reavie, E. D. & Cai, M., May 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 5, e0210927.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Great Lakes
environmental factors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Particle size analysis of airborne wood dust produced from sawing thermally modified wood

Aro, M., Monson Geerts, S. D., French, S. & Cai, M., Mar 4 2019, In : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 77, 2, p. 211-218 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particulate Matter
Particle size analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a method for ballast water risk–release assessment using a protist surrogate

Aliff, M. N., Reavie, E. D., TenEyck, M. C., Branstrator, D. K., Schwerdt, T., Cangelosi, A. A. & Cai, M., Jul 1 2018, In : Hydrobiologia. 817, 1, p. 11-22 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ballast water
4 Citations (Scopus)

Growth performance and stability of hybrid poplar clones in simultaneous tests on six sites

Nelson, N. D., Berguson, W. E., McMahon, B. G., Cai, M. & Buchman, D. J., Nov 1 2018, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 118, p. 115-125 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

growth performance
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Historical watershed stressors for the Laurentian Great Lakes

Reavie, E. D., Cai, M. & Brown, T. N., Jun 2018, In : Geoscience Data Journal. 5, 1, p. 4-8 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open water
coastal water