Frank A P C Gobas

Summary

Affiliation: Simon Fraser University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Food web bioaccumulation model for polychlorinated biphenyls in San Francisco Bay, California, USA
    Frank A P C Gobas
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1385-95. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Revisiting bioaccumulation criteria for POPs and PBT assessments
    Frank A P C Gobas
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A1S6, Canada
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 5:624-37. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Sediment-water distribution of organic contaminants in aquatic ecosystems: the role of organic carbon mineralization
    Frank A P C Gobas
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V54 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 37:735-41. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Habitat-based PCB environmental quality criteria for the protection of endangered killer whales (Orcinus orca)
    Juan Jose Alava
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 46:12655-63. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Ultra-trace determination of phthalate ester metabolites in seawater, sediments, and biota from an urbanized marine inlet by LC/ESI-MS/MS
    Joel D Blair
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6262-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Bioaccumulation behaviour of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in a Canadian Arctic marine food web
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Sci Total Environ 401:60-72. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Hydroxylated and methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in a Canadian Arctic marine food web
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7069-77. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Perfluoroalkyl contaminants in an Arctic marine food web: trophic magnification and wildlife exposure
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 43:4037-43. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Sorption of phthalate esters and PCBs in a marine ecosystem
    Cheryl E Mackintosh
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3481-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint An interlaboratory comparison study for the determination of dialkyl phthalate esters in environmental and biological samples
    Michael G Ikonomou
    Ocean Sciences Division, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:1948-56. 2012

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Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Food web bioaccumulation model for polychlorinated biphenyls in San Francisco Bay, California, USA
    Frank A P C Gobas
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1385-95. 2010
    ..6 microg/kg dry weight. The model was developed for assessing the behavior and risks of bioaccumulative substances on an ecosystem level...
  2. doi request reprint Revisiting bioaccumulation criteria for POPs and PBT assessments
    Frank A P C Gobas
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A1S6, Canada
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 5:624-37. 2009
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  3. ncbi request reprint Sediment-water distribution of organic contaminants in aquatic ecosystems: the role of organic carbon mineralization
    Frank A P C Gobas
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V54 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 37:735-41. 2003
    ..Our findings imply that sediment-water distribution is not solely a chemical partitioning process but is to a large degree controlled by lake specific organic carbon mineralization processes...
  4. doi request reprint Habitat-based PCB environmental quality criteria for the protection of endangered killer whales (Orcinus orca)
    Juan Jose Alava
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 46:12655-63. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Ultra-trace determination of phthalate ester metabolites in seawater, sediments, and biota from an urbanized marine inlet by LC/ESI-MS/MS
    Joel D Blair
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6262-8. 2009
    ..The ability to measure MPEs in complex environmental samples provided by this LC/ESI-MS/MS method expands the capability for future biomonitoring and risk assessment of phthalate plasticizers...
  6. doi request reprint Bioaccumulation behaviour of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in a Canadian Arctic marine food web
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Sci Total Environ 401:60-72. 2008
    ..The field observations suggest PBDEs exhibit a relatively rapid rate of depuration though biotransformation in Arctic marine organisms, which is consistent with laboratory studies in fish and rats...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hydroxylated and methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in a Canadian Arctic marine food web
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7069-77. 2008
    ..Further investigations of PBDEs and their hydroxylated and methoxylated analogues would be useful to better understand sources, fate, and mechanisms governing biotransformation and bioaccumulation behavior of these compounds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perfluoroalkyl contaminants in an Arctic marine food web: trophic magnification and wildlife exposure
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 43:4037-43. 2009
    ..8 x 10(-4) mg x kg bw(-1) x d(-1)), exceedsthe oral reference dose for PFOS (7.5 x 10(-5) mg x kg bw(-1) x d(-1)), which raises concern for potential biological effects in these and other sensitive Arctic marine wildlife species...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sorption of phthalate esters and PCBs in a marine ecosystem
    Cheryl E Mackintosh
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3481-8. 2006
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  10. doi request reprint An interlaboratory comparison study for the determination of dialkyl phthalate esters in environmental and biological samples
    Michael G Ikonomou
    Ocean Sciences Division, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:1948-56. 2012
    ..Future efforts to develop better protocols to lower MDLs, as well to develop reference materials, would greatly benefit future DPE monitoring initiatives...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intestinal absorption and biomagnification of organic contaminants in fish, wildlife, and humans
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2324-36. 2004
    ..We urge further research on dietary absorption and biomagnification of organic chemicals to develop better models for assessing the bioaccumulative nature of organic chemicals...
  12. ncbi request reprint The uptake and metabolism of benzo[a]pyrene from a sample food substrate in an in vitro model of digestion
    Luba Vasiluk
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Food Chem Toxicol 46:610-8. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Relationship between biodegradation and sorption of phthalate esters and their metabolites in natural sediments
    Peter Kickham
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:1730-7. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Measuring in vitro biotransformation rates of super hydrophobic chemicals in rat liver s9 fractions using thin-film sorbent-phase dosing
    Yung Shan Lee
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 46:410-8. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Benzo[a]pyrene bioavailability from pristine soil and contaminated sediment assessed using two in vitro models
    Luba Vasiluk
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:387-93. 2007
    ..Moreover, the driving force for uptake is the fugacity gradient that exists between the gastrointestinal fluid and the membrane...
  16. doi request reprint PBDE flame retardants and PCBs in migrating Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada
    Juan Jose Alava
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Chemosphere 88:855-64. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint DDT in endangered Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki)
    Juan Jose Alava
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A1S6, Canada
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:660-71. 2011
    ..The findings provide preliminary guidance on the relationship between DDT use and ecological impacts, serving as a reference point against which possible future impact of tropical DDT use can be assessed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Screening pyrene metabolites in the hemolymph of dungeness crabs (Cancer magister) with synchronous fluorescence spectrometry: method development and application
    Curtis V Eickhoff
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:59-66. 2003
    ..Pyrene-associated fluorescent responses of the hemolymph were found to correlate positively with the concentration of total PAHs in the hepatopancreas (r = 0.39, p < 0.05)...
  19. doi request reprint Assessing exposure of sediment biota to organic contaminants by thin-film solid phase extraction
    Lizanne M Meloche
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:247-53. 2009
    ..We conclude that thin-film extraction provides an ecologically relevant, fugacity-based measure of chemical exposure that can be expected to improve sediment quality assessments...
  20. doi request reprint Biodegradation of mono-alkyl phthalate esters in natural sediments
    S Victoria Otton
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Chemosphere 71:2011-6. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Distribution of phthalate esters in a marine aquatic food web: comparison to polychlorinated biphenyls
    Cheryl E Mackintosh
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2011-20. 2004
    ..25 and 0.48. These results show that all DPEs tested did not biomagnify in the studied aquatic food web whereas PCBs did biomagnify...
  22. doi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki)
    Juan J Alava
    School of Resource and Environmental Management Environmental Toxicology Research Group, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:2271-82. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint A food web bioaccumulation model for organic chemicals in aquatic ecosystems
    Jon A Arnot
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Barnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2343-55. 2004
    ..The new model is able to provide better estimates of bioaccumulation factors in comparison to the previous food web bioaccumulation model while the model input requirements remain largely unchanged...
  24. ncbi request reprint Food web-specific biomagnification of persistent organic pollutants
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6, Canada
    Science 317:236-9. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Magnification and toxicity of PCBs, PCDDs, and PCDFs in upriver-migrating Pacific salmon
    Adrian M H Debruyn
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6217-24. 2004
    ..It also suggests that historic contaminant concentrations, which were greater than current concentrations, may have contributed significantly to the decline of certain Pacific salmon stocks in British Columbia...
  26. ncbi request reprint An arctic terrestrial food-chain bioaccumulation model for persistent organic pollutants
    Barry C Kelly
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2966-74. 2003
    ..The model shows that persistent low K(OW) (K(OW)s < 10(5)) but high K(OA) substances such as beta-HCH, 1,2,4,5 tetrachlorobenzene, and beta-endosulfan biomagnify in terrestrial mammals...
  27. ncbi request reprint A terrestrial food-chain bioaccumulation model for POPs
    James M Armitage
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4019-25. 2007
    ..25 and a K(ow) between 10(1.75) and 10(12) have a biomagnification potential unless they are metabolized at a sufficiently rapid rate (e.g., in excess of 0.3 d(-1) or a half-life time of 2.5 d for shrews)...
  28. ncbi request reprint The sorptive capacity of animal protein
    Adrian M H Debruyn
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser Univesity, British Columbia Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1803-8. 2007
    ..In such situations, a consideration of the sorptive capacity of nonlipid constituents, such as protein, will permit more accurate predictions of chemical accumulation and distribution...
  29. doi request reprint Biodegradation of N-ethyl perfluorooctane sulfonamido ethanol (EtFOSE) and EtFOSE-based phosphate diester (SAmPAP diester) in marine sediments
    Jonathan P Benskin
    AXYS Analytical Services Ltd, 2045 Mills Road West, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 47:1381-9. 2013
    ..S, over a decade after phase-out of their production and commercial application in these countries...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mobilization of chrysene from soil in a model digestive system
    Jaswinder K Minhas
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1729-37. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint A bioenergetic biomagnification model for the animal kingdom
    Adrian M H Debruyn
    School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1581-7. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in dungeness crabs (Cancer magister) near an aluminum smelter in Kitimat Arm, British Columbia, Canada
    Curtis V Eickhoff
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:50-8. 2003
    ..However, the PAH analyte concentrations in the hepatopancreas and muscle did not appear to correlate highly with each other...
  33. doi request reprint A fugacity approach for assessing the bioaccumulation of hydrophobic organic compounds from estuarine sediment
    Christopher J Golding
    School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:1047-54. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Characterization of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon bioavailability in estuarine sediments using thin-film extraction
    Christopher J Golding
    School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:829-36. 2007
    ..It is concluded that, for the range of concentrations tested, thin-film solid-phase extraction can be a useful tool in the characterization of differences in bioavailability of HOCs among sediment types...
  35. ncbi request reprint A world model, a model world
    Frank A P C Gobas
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2279-80. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Characterization of polymer coated glass as a passive air sampler for persistent organic pollutants
    Tom Harner
    Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3H 5T4
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2486-93. 2003
    ..It is believed that these relationships are also valid when POGs are used to detect other classes of persistent organic pollutants...
  37. ncbi request reprint Determination of phthalate ester congeners and mixtures by LC/ESI-MS in sediments and biota of an urbanized marine inlet
    Zhong Ping Lin
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Institute of Ocean Sciences, MEHS Division, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada V8L 4B2
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2100-8. 2003
    ..The findings indicate that the higher molecular weight PEs are less biologically available than the lower molecular weight ones...