Vernon G Thomas

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Affiliation: University of Guelph
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Release of copper from sintered tungsten-bronze shot under different pH conditions and its potential toxicity to aquatic organisms
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Sci Total Environ 374:71-9. 2007
  2. pmc Lead-free hunting rifle ammunition: product availability, price, effectiveness, and role in global wildlife conservation
    Vernon George Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Ambio 42:737-45. 2013
  3. pmc Transition to Non-toxic Gunshot Use in Olympic Shooting: Policy Implications for IOC and UNEP in Resolving an Environmental Problem
    Vernon George Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Ambio 42:746-54. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Dissolution of copper, tin, and iron from sintered tungsten-bronze spheres in a simulated avian gizzard, and an assessment of their potential toxicity to birds
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Sci Total Environ 394:283-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Assessment of the environmental toxicity and carcinogenicity of tungsten-based shot
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:1031-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Bone lead levels and lead isotope ratios in red grouse from Scottish and Yorkshire moors
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 407:3494-502. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Lead bioaccumulation in earthworms, Lumbricus terrestris, from exposure to lead compounds of differing solubility
    Colin T R Darling
    Department of Zoology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Sci Total Environ 346:70-80. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Lead-poisoned wildfowl in Spain: a significant threat for human consumers
    Raimon Guitart
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology, Veterinary Faculty, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Int J Environ Health Res 12:301-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint [Is lead used in sports (hunting, shooting and angling) an underestimated public health problem?]
    Raimon Guitart
    Unitat de Toxicologia General, Facultat de Veterinaria, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 79:621-32. 2005

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Release of copper from sintered tungsten-bronze shot under different pH conditions and its potential toxicity to aquatic organisms
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Sci Total Environ 374:71-9. 2007
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  2. pmc Lead-free hunting rifle ammunition: product availability, price, effectiveness, and role in global wildlife conservation
    Vernon George Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Ambio 42:737-45. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Transition to Non-toxic Gunshot Use in Olympic Shooting: Policy Implications for IOC and UNEP in Resolving an Environmental Problem
    Vernon George Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Ambio 42:746-54. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Dissolution of copper, tin, and iron from sintered tungsten-bronze spheres in a simulated avian gizzard, and an assessment of their potential toxicity to birds
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Sci Total Environ 394:283-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that sintered tungsten-bronze material made into gunshot, fishing weights, or wheel balance weights, would not pose a toxic risk to wild birds when ingested...
  5. doi request reprint Assessment of the environmental toxicity and carcinogenicity of tungsten-based shot
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:1031-7. 2009
    ..Given the large number of waterfowl that carry shot embedded in their body, it is advisable to screen lead shot substitutes for their carcinogenic potential through intra-muscular implantation...
  6. doi request reprint Bone lead levels and lead isotope ratios in red grouse from Scottish and Yorkshire moors
    Vernon G Thomas
    Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 407:3494-502. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Lead bioaccumulation in earthworms, Lumbricus terrestris, from exposure to lead compounds of differing solubility
    Colin T R Darling
    Department of Zoology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Sci Total Environ 346:70-80. 2005
    ..The results indicate that L. terrestris feeding on detritus in the upper soil levels can mobilize and accumulate Pb from the principal transformation products of metallic Pb, as at shooting ranges and lead smelter sites...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lead-poisoned wildfowl in Spain: a significant threat for human consumers
    Raimon Guitart
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology, Veterinary Faculty, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Int J Environ Health Res 12:301-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, health management authorities should draw urgent attention to this environmental problem that presents such an established risk to human health...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Is lead used in sports (hunting, shooting and angling) an underestimated public health problem?]
    Raimon Guitart
    Unitat de Toxicologia General, Facultat de Veterinaria, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 79:621-32. 2005
    ..We are concerned that the Precautionary Principle has not been applied to solve this problem whose health effects will be more long-term than immediate, especially given the array of lead substitutes available...