R W Macdonald

Summary

Affiliation: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The overlooked role of the ocean in mercury cycling in the Arctic
    Robie W Macdonald
    Department of Environment, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1963-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Sediment redox tracers in Strait of Georgia sediments--can they inform us of the loadings of organic carbon from municipal wastewater?
    R W Macdonald
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Institute of Ocean Sciences, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S87-100. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Biogeochemical cycling in the Strait of Georgia
    S C Johannessen
    Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 9860 W Saanich Rd, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S1-2. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Joined by geochemistry, divided by history: PCBs and PBDEs in Strait of Georgia sediments
    S C Johannessen
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, 9860 W Saanich Road, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S112-20. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Mechanisms and implications of α-HCH enrichment in melt pond water on Arctic sea ice
    M Pućko
    Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba, 460 Wallace Building, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, R3T 2N2, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 46:11862-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Increasing contaminant burdens in an arctic fish, Burbot ( Lota lota ), in a warming climate
    J Carrie
    Centre for Earth Observation Science, Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 44:316-22. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Biogeographic provinces of total and methyl mercury in zooplankton and fish from the Beaufort and Chukchi seas: results from the SHEBA drift
    G A Stern
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Freshwater Institute, 501 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4707-13. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Water column organic carbon in a Pacific marginal sea (Strait of Georgia, Canada)
    S C Johannessen
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, 9860 West Saanich Raod, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S49-61. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Natural and anthropogenic inputs of hydrocarbons to the Strait of Georgia
    M B Yunker
    Contaminants Science Section, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 225:181-209. 1999
  10. doi request reprint There is no 1954 in that core! Interpreting sedimentation rates and contaminant trends in marine sediment cores
    S C Johannessen
    Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 9860 W Saanich Rd, P O Box 6000, Sidney, B C, Canada
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:675-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint The overlooked role of the ocean in mercury cycling in the Arctic
    Robie W Macdonald
    Department of Environment, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1963-5. 2008
    ..Only through focussed studies on Hg dynamics in the Arctic Ocean under a changing climate are we going to understand what the risk of mercury is to those marine ecosystems and the people who rely on them...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sediment redox tracers in Strait of Georgia sediments--can they inform us of the loadings of organic carbon from municipal wastewater?
    R W Macdonald
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Institute of Ocean Sciences, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S87-100. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Biogeochemical cycling in the Strait of Georgia
    S C Johannessen
    Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 9860 W Saanich Rd, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S1-2. 2008
    ..The latter set of papers addresses the role of municipal effluent as a pathway of organic carbon and other contaminants into the Strait of Georgia and the effect of the effluent on benthic geochemistry and biology...
  4. ncbi request reprint Joined by geochemistry, divided by history: PCBs and PBDEs in Strait of Georgia sediments
    S C Johannessen
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, 9860 W Saanich Road, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S112-20. 2008
    ..The experience with PCBs suggests that if PBDEs were banned today, it would take decades for inorganic sediment to bury them...
  5. doi request reprint Mechanisms and implications of α-HCH enrichment in melt pond water on Arctic sea ice
    M Pućko
    Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba, 460 Wallace Building, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, R3T 2N2, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 46:11862-9. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Increasing contaminant burdens in an arctic fish, Burbot ( Lota lota ), in a warming climate
    J Carrie
    Centre for Earth Observation Science, Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 44:316-22. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Biogeographic provinces of total and methyl mercury in zooplankton and fish from the Beaufort and Chukchi seas: results from the SHEBA drift
    G A Stern
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Freshwater Institute, 501 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4707-13. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Water column organic carbon in a Pacific marginal sea (Strait of Georgia, Canada)
    S C Johannessen
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences, 9860 West Saanich Raod, P O Box 6000, Sidney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Mar Environ Res 66:S49-61. 2008
    ..6x10(8) kg yr(-1)) presumably supports microbial food webs or participates in chemical or photochemical reactions, while that which is exported (7.2x10(8) kg yr(-1)) represents a local source of organic carbon to the open ocean...
  9. ncbi request reprint Natural and anthropogenic inputs of hydrocarbons to the Strait of Georgia
    M B Yunker
    Contaminants Science Section, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 225:181-209. 1999
    ....
  10. doi request reprint There is no 1954 in that core! Interpreting sedimentation rates and contaminant trends in marine sediment cores
    S C Johannessen
    Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 9860 W Saanich Rd, P O Box 6000, Sidney, B C, Canada
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:675-8. 2012
    ..Numerical models that incorporate sedimentation and mixing rates (determined using (210)Pb and other transient signals with known deposition histories) can provide the basis to propose plausible histories for contaminant fluxes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Natural rates of sediment containment of PAH, PCB and metal inventories in Sydney Harbour, Nova Scotia
    J N Smith
    Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Dartmouth, NS, Canada B2Y 4A2
    Sci Total Environ 407:4858-69. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Responses of subtidal benthos of the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada to ambient sediment conditions and natural and anthropogenic depositions
    B J Burd
    Ecostat Research Ltd, 1040 Clayton Road, North Saanich, BC, Canada V8L 5P6
    Mar Environ Res 66:S62-79. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Transformation of mercury at the bottom of the arctic food web: an overlooked puzzle in the mercury exposure narrative
    Monika Pućko
    Centre for Earth Observation Science, University of Manitoba, 460 Wallace Building, 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, R3T 2N2, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 48:7280-8. 2014
    ..g., egg laying and grazing. Zooplankton that prey on species such as C. hyperboreus provide a further biomagnification of MeHg and reflect seasonal trends observed in their prey. ..
  14. doi request reprint α- and γ-Hexachlorocyclohexane measurements in the brine fraction of sea ice in the Canadian High Arctic using a sump-hole technique
    M Pućko
    Freshwater Institute, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, 501 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N6, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 44:9258-64. 2010
    ..Levels of HCHs in the brine exceed under-ice water concentrations by approximately a factor of 3, a circumstance suggesting that the brine ecosystem has been, and continues to be, the most exposed to HCHs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Recent climate change in the Arctic and its impact on contaminant pathways and interpretation of temporal trend data
    R W Macdonald
    Institute of Ocean Sciences, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, P O Box 6000, Sydney, BC, Canada V8L 4B2
    Sci Total Environ 342:5-86. 2005
    ..Presently, a major reservoir for contaminants and the one most directly connected to biological uptake in species at greatest risk-the ocean-practically lacks such time series...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantitative determination of nonylphenol polyethoxylate surfactants in marine sediment using normal-phase liquid chromatography-electrospray mass spectrometry
    D Y Shang
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
    J Chromatogr A 849:467-82. 1999
    ..This work also demonstrates that by proper selection of normal-phase LC-ESI-MS interface conditions this technique is capable of solving separation problems which are not amenable with reversed-phase LC-ESI-MS...