Shimon C. Anisfeld

Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in Water Resources and Environmental Chemistry

Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.


  • Journal Article
    Anisfeld, S.C., K.R. Cooper, and A.C. Kemp. “Upslope development of a tidal marsh as a function of upland land use.” Global Change Biology 23.2 (2017): 755-766. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13398
  • 2016

  • Journal Article
    Anisfeld, S.C., T.D. Hill, and D.R. Cahoon. “Elevation dynamics in a restored versus a submerging salt marsh in Long Island Sound.” Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 170 (2016): 145-154. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2016.01.017
  • Journal Article
    Schultz, R.A., S.C. Anisfeld, and T.D. Hill. “Submergence and herbivory as divergent causes of marsh loss in Long Island Sound.” Estuaries and Coasts (2016): 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-016-0080-6
  • 2015

  • Journal Article
    Kemp, A. C., A. D. Hawkes, J. P. Donnelly, C. H. Vane, B. P. Horton, T. D. Hill, S. C. Anisfeld, A. C. Parnell, and N. Cahill. . “Relative sea-level change in Connecticut (USA) during the last 2200 yrs.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 428 (2015): 217-229. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.07.034
  • 2013

  • Journal Article
    Dutton, C.; Anisfeld, S.C.; Ernstberger, H. “A novel sediment fingerprinting method using filtration: application to the Mara River, East Africa.” Journal of Soils and Sediments 13.10 (2013): 1708-1723. DOI: 10.1007/s11368-013-0725-z
  • Journal Article
    Kemp, A.C.; Horton, B.P.; Vane, C.H.; Bernhardt, C.E.; Corbett, D.R.; Engelhart, S.E.; Anisfeld, S.C.; Parnell, A.C.; Cahill, N. “Sea-level change during the last 2500 years in New Jersey, USA.” Quaternary Science Reviews 81 (2013): 90-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.024
  • Journal Article
    Kemp, A.C.; Telford, R.J.; Horton, B.P.; Anisfeld, S.C.; Sommerfield, C.K. “Reconstructing Holocene sea level using salt-marsh foraminifera and transfer functions: lessons from New Jersey, USA.” Journal of Quaternary Science 28.6 (2013): 617-629. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.2657
  • 2012

  • Journal Article
    Kemp A, BP Horton, DR Vann, SE Engelhart, CAG Pre, CH Vane, D Nikitina, SC Anisfeld. “Quantitative vertical zonation of salt-marsh foraminifera for reconstructing former sea level, an example from New Jersey, USA.” Quaternary Science Reviews 54.SI (2012): 26-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.09.014
  • Journal Article
    Kemp, A.C., C.K. Sommerfield, C. H. Vane, B. P. Horton, S. Chenery, S. C. Anisfeld, and D. Nikitina. “Use of lead isotopes for developing chronologies in recent salt-marsh sediments.” Quarternary Geochronology 12 (2012): 40-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.quageo.2012.05.004
  • Book Chapter
    Anisfeld, S.C. “Biogeochemical responses to marsh restoration.” Restoring Tidal Flow to Salt Marshes: A Synthesis of Science and Management. Ed. C. T. Roman and D. M. Burdick Island Press, 2012.
  • Journal Article
    Anisfeld, S.C. and T.D. Hill. “Fertilization effects on elevation change and belowground carbon balance in a Long Island Sound tidal marsh.” Estuaries and Coasts 35 (2012): 201-211. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-011-9440-4
  • Journal Article
    Anisfeld, S.C. “Review: The Rising Sea by Orrin H. Pilkey and Rob Young.” Environmental Conservation 39 (2012): 94-95.
  • 2010

  • Journal Article
    Mitch, A. A. & S. C. Anisfeld. “Contaminants in Long Island Sound: Data Synthesis and Analysis.” Estuaries and Coasts. 33.3 (2010): 609-628. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-009-9249-6
  • Book
    Anisfeld, S. C. Water Resources. Island Press,, 2010.
  • 2008

  • Working Paper - In Progress
    Shimon Anisfeld, Sheila Olmstead and Xuemei Bai “Water In, Water Out: An Analysis of Water and Nitrogen Use in the City of New Haven.” 2008.
  • 2007

  • Journal Article
    Anisfeld, S.C. “Emerging markets for ecosystem services: Setting the context.” Journal of Sustainable Forestry 25.1-2 (2007): 1-14. DOI: 10.1300/J091v25n01_01
  • Edited Book
    Gentry, B.S., Q. Newcomer, S.C. Anisfeld, and M.A. Fotos. EmergingMarkets for Ecosystem Services: A Case Study of the Panama Canal Watershed. 1. The Haworth Press, Inc, 2007.
  • Journal Article
    Anisfeld, S.C., Barnes, R.T., Altabet, M.A., Wu, T. “Isotopic Apportionment of Atmospheric and Sewage Nitrogen Sources in Two Connecticut Rivers.” Environmental Science and Technology 41.18 (2007): 6363-6369. DOI: 10.1021/es070469v