Chiu, L., P.M. Doughman, S.R. Lyon, and C.R. Gunnerson. 1996. Wastewater Management for Coastal Cities with Costs of Treatment for Reclamation and Disposal: A Preliminary Assessment. North American Water and Environment Congress ‘96. Anaheim, California.

Deng, Xin, Michael Carney, David E Hinton, Stephen Lyon, Greg Woodside, Cuong N Duong, Sang-Don Kim, Daniel Schlenk, 2008. Biomonitoring recycled water in the Santa Ana river basin in southern California. Journal of Toxicology Environmental Health A. 71 (2):109-118

Gersberg, R.M., S.R. Lyon, and B.V. Elkins. 1985. The Removal of Heavy Metals by Artificial Wetlands. Water Reuse Symposium III. AWWA. pp. 639-648.

Gersberg, R.M., B.V. Elkins, S.R. Lyon, and C.R. Goldman. 1986. “The Role of Higher Aquatic Plants in Wastewater Treatment by Artificial Wetlands.” Water Research. Vol. 20, No. 3. pp. 363-368.

Gersberg, R.M., R. Brenner, S. Lyon, and B.V. Elkins. 1987. “Survival of Bacteria and Viruses in Municipal Wastewaters Applied to Artificial Wetlands.” In Aquatic Plants for Water Treatment and Resource Recovery. K.R. Reddy and W.H. Smith (eds). Magnolia Pub. Inc. pp. 237-245.

Gersberg, R.M., R. Brenner, S.R. Lyon, and B.V. Elkins. 1987. Virus Removal by a Clay-Alum Coagulation (CCBA) Process for Wastewater Reclamation. Water Reuse Symposium IV. American Water Works Association (AWWA). pp. 1173-1182.

Gersberg, R.M., S.R. Lyon, R. Brenner, and B.V. Elkins. 1987. “Fate of Viruses in Artificial Wetlands.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 53, No. 4. pp. 731-736.

Gersberg, R.M., S.R. Lyon, R. Brenner, and B.V. Elkins. 1988. “Performance of a Clay-Alum Flocculation (CCBA) Process for Virus Removal from Municipal Wastewater.” Water Research. Vol. 11, No. 20. pp. 1449-1454.

Gersberg, R.M., S.R. Lyon, R. Brenner, and B.V. Elkins. 1989. “Integrated Wastewater Treatment Using Artificial Wetlands: A Gravel Marsh Case Study.” In Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment, Municipal, Industrial and Agricultural. D.A. Hammer (ed). Lewis Pub. pp. 145-152.

Ibekwe, A.M., P.M. Watt, C.M. Grieve, V.K. Sharma, and S.R. Lyon. 2002. “Multiplex Fluorogenic Real-time PCR for Detection and Quantification of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Dairy Wastewater Wetlands.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 68, No. 10. pp. 4853-4862.

Ibekwe, A.M., C.M. Grieve, and S.R. Lyon. 2003. “Characterization of Microbial Communities and Composition in Constructed Dairy Wetland Wastewater Effluent.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 69, No. 9. pp. 5060-5069.

Ibekwe, A.M. and S.R. Lyon. “Microbial Characteristics through Drinking Water Aquifer Sand Material.” 2007. Engineering in Life Sciences. Vol. 1. pp. 81-89.

Ibekwe, A.M., S.R. Lyon, M. Leddy, M. Jacobson-Meyers. 2007. “Impact of Plant Density and Microbial Composition on Water Quality from a Free Water Surface Constructed Wetland.” Journal of Applied Microbiology. Vol. 102. pp. 921-936.

Ibekwe, A.M., Lyon, S.R. 2008. Microbiological Evaluation of fecal bacterial Composition from surface water through Aquifer Sand Material. Journal of Water and Health. Vol 6 No 3:411-421.

Kanegsberg, B., Kanegsberg, E. and Lyon, S. 2015. “An Introduction to Microbial Biofilms.” Controlled Environments, May/June, pp. 16-17.

Lindell, A., O. Fye, J. Creager, and S. Lyon. 1979. Sävjan, A Limnological Investigation. Limnology Institute, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Lyon, S.R. and B.V. Elkins. 1985. Tertiary Wastewater Treatment Using the Blue-Green Alga, Spirulina. Water Reuse Symposium III. AWWA. pp. 753-760.

Lyon, S.R. and B.V. Elkins. 1987. Virus Removal Using a Spirulina Aquaculture System. Water Reuse Symposium IV. AWWA. pp. 1323-1330.

Lyon, S.R. 1990. Advanced Wastewater Treatment Using the Cyanobacterium Spirulina platensis. Masters Thesis. San Diego State University.

Lyon, S.R. 1999. “Multivariate Statistical Applications in Microbial Ecology.” In Molecular Microbial Ecology Manual. A.D.L. Akkermans, J.D. van Elsas and J.J. De Bruijn (eds). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Lyon, S.R. 2000. The Microbial Ecology of Black Plug Layer in Chemically Stressed Turf Grass Soils. Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Irvine.

Lyon, S. “Subsurface-Flow Constructed Wetlands for Water Treatment.” 2006. Southwest Hydrology. Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 26-28.

Lyon, S.R., Ahmadzadeh, H. and Murry, M.A. 2015. "Algae-Based Wastewater Treatment for Biofuel Production: Processes, Species and Extraction Methods" in Biomass and Biofuels from Microalgae, Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies 2, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. N.R. Moheimani et al. (eds.), DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-16640-7_6. pp 95-115.



Phipps, D.W., Lyon, S.R. and Hutchinson, A.S. 2007. Development of a percolation decay model to guide future optimization of surface water recharge basins. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Managed Artificial recharge of Groundwater, ISMAR6, Phoenix, AZ, USA, October 28-November 2, 2007.


Taziki M, Ahmadzadeh H, Murry M A, and Lyon S R. 2015. Nitrate and Nitrite Removal from Wastewater Using Algae. Current Biotechnology (4) Pp. 1-15.  DOI: 10.2174/2211550104666150828193607



Talebi A.F., Tohidfar M., Bagheri A., Lyon, S.R., Salehi-Ashtiani, K., Tabatabaei M. 2014. Manipulation of carbon flux into fatty acid biosynthesis pathway in Dunaliella salina using AccD and ME genes to enhance lipid content and to improve produced biodiesel quality. Biofuel Research Journal 3. Pp. 91-97.



Xiao L, Young EB, Grothjan JJ, Lyon S, Zhang H, He Z. 2015. Wastewater treatment and microbial communities in an integrated photo-bioelectrochemical system affected by different wastewater algal inocula. Algal Research, (12) Pp 446–454.  doi:10.1016/j.algal.2015.10.008



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