Dagobert G Heijerick

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of a chronic zinc biotic ligand model for Daphnia magna
    Dagobert G Heijerick
    EU Risk Assessment Services EURAS, Gent Zwijnaarde, Belgium
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 62:1-10. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Biotic ligand model development predicting Zn toxicity to the alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata: possibilities and limitations
    D G Heijerick
    Ghent University, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 133:207-18. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The combined effects of hardness, pH, and dissolved organic carbon on the chronic toxicity of Zn to D. magna: development of a surface response model
    D G Heijerick
    Laboratory for Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:210-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Ambient copper concentrations in agricultural and natural European soils: an overview
    Dagobert G Heijerick
    European Center for Risk Assessment EURAS, Rijvisschestraat 118 Box 3, B 9052 Gent Zwijnaarde, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:858-64. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of varying physicochemistry of European surface waters on the copper toxicity to the green alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
    D G Heijerick
    EURAS, Rijvisschestraat 118, Box 3, B 9052, Ghent Zwijnaarde, Belgium
    Ecotoxicology 14:661-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and field validation of a predictive copper toxicity model for the green alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
    Karel A De Schamphelaere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2454-65. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The acute toxicity of nickel to Daphnia magna: predictive capacity of bioavailability models in artificial and natural waters
    Nele M E Deleebeeck
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Gent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 70:67-78. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting acute zinc toxicity for Daphnia magna as a function of key water chemistry characteristics: development and validation of a biotic ligand model
    Dagobert G Heijerick
    Ghent University, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1309-15. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-phylum comparison of a chronic biotic ligand model to predict chronic toxicity of copper to a freshwater rotifer, Brachionus calyciflorus (Pallas)
    Karel A C De Schamphelaere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 63:189-95. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Refinement and field validation of a biotic ligand model predicting acute copper toxicity to Daphnia magna
    Karel A C De Schamphelaere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 133:243-58. 2002

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of a chronic zinc biotic ligand model for Daphnia magna
    Dagobert G Heijerick
    EU Risk Assessment Services EURAS, Gent Zwijnaarde, Belgium
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 62:1-10. 2005
    ..5. In the future, these chronic Zn BLMs for D. magna can improve the ecological relevancy of zinc risk assessments by decreasing the bioavailability-related uncertainty of zinc toxicity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biotic ligand model development predicting Zn toxicity to the alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata: possibilities and limitations
    D G Heijerick
    Ghent University, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 133:207-18. 2002
    ..The observed pH-dependent change of stability constants should therefore be further investigated and incorporated in future BL-modelling efforts with algae...
  3. ncbi request reprint The combined effects of hardness, pH, and dissolved organic carbon on the chronic toxicity of Zn to D. magna: development of a surface response model
    D G Heijerick
    Laboratory for Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:210-7. 2003
    ..Based on physico-chemical characteristics of the test media, developed models can be used to explain the variation between reported NOECs for Zn and may improve current environmental risk assessment procedures of metals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ambient copper concentrations in agricultural and natural European soils: an overview
    Dagobert G Heijerick
    European Center for Risk Assessment EURAS, Rijvisschestraat 118 Box 3, B 9052 Gent Zwijnaarde, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:858-64. 2006
    ..g., soil type associated with specitic soil uses, addition of fertilizers and pesticides, and presence of cattle)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of varying physicochemistry of European surface waters on the copper toxicity to the green alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
    D G Heijerick
    EURAS, Rijvisschestraat 118, Box 3, B 9052, Ghent Zwijnaarde, Belgium
    Ecotoxicology 14:661-70. 2005
    ..Normalisation of the obtained effect concentrations using a Biotic Ligand based predictive Cu-toxicity model revealed that variation in DOC and pH are mainly responsible for the observed differences of Cu-toxicity in natural waters...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and field validation of a predictive copper toxicity model for the green alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
    Karel A De Schamphelaere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2454-65. 2003
    ..The developed model is considered to be an important step forward in accounting for copper bioavailability in natural systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint The acute toxicity of nickel to Daphnia magna: predictive capacity of bioavailability models in artificial and natural waters
    Nele M E Deleebeeck
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Gent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 70:67-78. 2008
    ..Although our model seems very promising, further research, especially into the effects of elevated pH and alkalinity levels, is needed to allow further refinement...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting acute zinc toxicity for Daphnia magna as a function of key water chemistry characteristics: development and validation of a biotic ligand model
    Dagobert G Heijerick
    Ghent University, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Belgium
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1309-15. 2002
    ..76) between predicted and observed 48-h EC50. Eighty-eight percent of the predictions were within a factor of 1.3 of the observed 48-h EC50...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cross-phylum comparison of a chronic biotic ligand model to predict chronic toxicity of copper to a freshwater rotifer, Brachionus calyciflorus (Pallas)
    Karel A C De Schamphelaere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 63:189-95. 2006
    ..6. This finding may be of great interest for risk assessment and the establishment of water quality criteria, as it suggests that chronic Cu-BLMs are comparable across phyla (i.e., arthropoda to rotifera)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Refinement and field validation of a biotic ligand model predicting acute copper toxicity to Daphnia magna
    Karel A C De Schamphelaere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 133:243-58. 2002
    ..This validated and refined BLM could support efforts to improve the ecological relevance of risk assessment procedures applied at present...
  11. ncbi request reprint Algal toxicity tests for environmental risk assessments of metals
    Colin R Janssen
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, J Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 178:23-52. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction of growth and haemolymph Ca levels in the freshwater snail Lymnaea stagnalis chronically exposed to cobalt
    Karel A C De Schamphelaere
    Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University Ugent, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 71:65-70. 2008
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