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Kyle Messier

PhD student, 2010-present
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431

Room: 14 Rosenau Hall
Phone: 919 966 1095
Cell: 828 279 2244
e-mail: kpmess@gmail.com ; kmessier@email.unc.edu

TA: ENVR 468 Temporal GIS

Kyle’s UNC Website


Education


Research Interests


Honors and Awards


Projects

·         Space/time Geostatistical Analysis of Groundwater Nitrate and Radon in North Carolina

·         Spatiotemporal Analysis of Environmental Contaminants: Case Studies on PCE/TCE, Arsenic and Renal Cancer

·         Tracking and Analyzing Contaminants: Collaboration between NC-DHHS, UNC ESE, UNC SRP, and NC-DENR


Refereed Journal Publications

[1] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Serre, M.L. Integrating Address Geocoding, Land Use Re-gression, and Spatiotemporal Geostatistical Estimation for Groundwater Tetrchloroethylene. Environmental Science and Technology, 2012 doi:10.1021/es203152a

[2] Sanders, A.P.; Messier, K.P.; Shehee, M.; Rudo, K.; Serre, M.L.; Fry, R.C.Arsenic in North Carolina: Public Health Implications, International Environment, 2011 doi:10.1016/j.envint.2011.08.005

 


Conference Presentations

[3] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.;Campbell, T.; Serre, M.L.; You're too Gneiss, You take me for Granite: Preliminary Geology-based Land Use Regression and Kriging Analysis of Groundwater Radon Across North Carolina. In: North Carolina Water Resource Research Institute Annual Conference, March 20-21, 2013 . Oral Presentation.

[4] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Bolich, R.; Kane, E.; Serre, M.L.; Preliminary Results of Land Use Regression and Kriging Analysis of Groundwate Nitrate Across North Carolina. In: North Carolina Water Resource Research Institute Annual Conference, March 20-21, 2013 . Poster Presentation.

[5] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Serre, M.L.; Integrating Address Geocoding, Land Use Regression and Spatiotemporal Geostatistical Estimation for Groundwater PCE. In: North Carolina GIS Conference, February 7-8, 2013. Invited Oral Presentation.

[6] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Bolich, R.; Kane, E.;Campbell, T.; Serre, M.L.; Building a North Carolina groundwater nitrate database using multiple data sources and land use regression modeling. In: North Carolina Water Resource Research Institute Annual Conference, March 27{28, 2012. Oral Presentation.

 [7] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Bolich, R.; Kane, E.;Campbell, T.; Serre, M.L.; Multiple North Carolina groundwater radon data sources and correlations with rock types. In: North Carolina Water Resource Research Institute Annual Conference, March 27{28, 2012. Oral Presentation.

[8] Hilborn, E.D.; Smith, G.S.; Murphy, MS,.; Messier, K.P.; Hudgens , E.; Ghio ,A.;Maillard, J.M.; Pfaller, S.; Stout, J.E.; Nontuberculous Mycobacteria, Reports of Clinical Laboratory Isolation in a Three County Area, North Carolina, 20062010. In: International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases. June 2011. Poster Abstract.

[9] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Serre, M.L.; Land Use Regression and Bayesian Maximum Entropy Spatiotemporal Analysis of Groundwater Tetrachloroethylene in North Carolina. In: UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Innovation, October 23-26 2010. Poster Abstract.

[10] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Serre, M.L.; Land Use Regression and Bayesian Maximum Entropy mapping of potential superfund contaminants: A case study of Tetrachloroethylene UNC Superfund Research Program, December, 2011. Poster Presentation.

[11] Quanlin Li, Kyle Messier, Timothy Wade, Elizabeth Hilborn, Jyotsna Jagai. Association between gastrointestinal illness and precipitation in areas impacted by combined sewer facilities: analysis of Massachusetts data, 2003 2007. In: International Society for Environmental Epidemiology. 24th Annual Conference, Columbia, South Carolina. August 26 -30, 2012

[12] Jagai, J.S.; Wang, S; Messier K.P.; Wade T.J., Hilborn, E; Rates of Gastrointestinal Illness Among areas Impacted by Combined Sewer Facilities: Analysis of Massachusetts Data, 2003-2007 . In: UNC Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Innovation. October 3-7 2011. Poster Abstract.

[13] Hilborn, E.D.; Smith, G.S.; Murphy, MS,.; Messier, K.P.; Hudgens , E.; Ghio ,A.;Maillard, J.M.; Pfaller, S.; Stout, J.E.; Modeling Human Exposure to Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria in Central North Carolina . In:ESRI Annual Conference, May 2011. Poster Abstract.

[14] Messier, K.P.; Akita, Y.; Serre, M.L.; Cost-Effective Methods for Estimation of Groundwater Contamination in North Carolina. In: North Carolina Water Resource Research Institute Annual Conference, March 21, 2009. Oral Presentation Abstract.