F Wania

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of current-use pesticides in neotropical montane forests
    Gillian L Daly
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1118-23. 2007
  2. pmc Investigating intergenerational differences in human PCB exposure due to variable emissions and reproductive behaviors
    Cristina L Quinn
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 119:641-6. 2011
  3. pmc Understanding differences in the body burden-age relationships of bioaccumulating contaminants based on population cross sections versus individuals
    Cristina L Quinn
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 120:554-9. 2012
  4. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of fish consumption advisories: modeling prenatal, postnatal, and childhood exposures to persistent organic pollutants
    Matthew J Binnington
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 122:178-86. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Neutral polyfluoroalkyl substances in the global atmosphere
    A Gawor
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 16:404-13. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Model-based exploration of the drivers of mountain cold-trapping in soil
    John N Westgate
    Department of Chemistry and Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 15:2220-32. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Using quantitative structural property relationships, chemical fate models, and the chemical partitioning space to investigate the potential for long range transport and bioaccumulation of complex halogenated chemical mixtures
    Anya Gawor
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 15:1671-84. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the global fractionation of polychlorinated biphenyls
    Frank Wania
    University of Toronto at Scarborough, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    Ambio 33:161-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A global mass balance analysis of the source of perfluorocarboxylic acids in the Arctic Ocean
    Frank Wania
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4529-35. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential of degradable organic chemicals for absolute and relative enrichment in the Arctic
    Frank Wania
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 40:569-77. 2006

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of current-use pesticides in neotropical montane forests
    Gillian L Daly
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1118-23. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Investigating intergenerational differences in human PCB exposure due to variable emissions and reproductive behaviors
    Cristina L Quinn
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 119:641-6. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Understanding differences in the body burden-age relationships of bioaccumulating contaminants based on population cross sections versus individuals
    Cristina L Quinn
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 120:554-9. 2012
    ..Such relationships have previously been assumed to reflect the role of age in bioaccumulation...
  4. pmc Evaluating the effectiveness of fish consumption advisories: modeling prenatal, postnatal, and childhood exposures to persistent organic pollutants
    Matthew J Binnington
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 122:178-86. 2014
    ..2014. Evaluating the effectiveness of fish consumption advisories: modeling prenatal, postnatal, and childhood exposures to persistent organic pollutants. Environ Health Perspect 122:178-186; http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1206380. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Neutral polyfluoroalkyl substances in the global atmosphere
    A Gawor
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 16:404-13. 2014
    ..Agreement of relative nPFAS composition is better between samplers, suggesting that the discrepancy is due to uncertain sampling rates. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Model-based exploration of the drivers of mountain cold-trapping in soil
    John N Westgate
    Department of Chemistry and Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 15:2220-32. 2013
    ..Those measuring organic contaminants in mountains should expect to find that mountains with different climates cold-trap different pollutants, and that some mountains may not exhibit upslope enrichment of any species. ..
  7. doi request reprint Using quantitative structural property relationships, chemical fate models, and the chemical partitioning space to investigate the potential for long range transport and bioaccumulation of complex halogenated chemical mixtures
    Anya Gawor
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 15:1671-84. 2013
    ..The approach is illustrated with three sets of chemical substances. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the global fractionation of polychlorinated biphenyls
    Frank Wania
    University of Toronto at Scarborough, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    Ambio 33:161-8. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint A global mass balance analysis of the source of perfluorocarboxylic acids in the Arctic Ocean
    Frank Wania
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4529-35. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential of degradable organic chemicals for absolute and relative enrichment in the Arctic
    Frank Wania
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 40:569-77. 2006
    ..Examples of potential Arctic contaminants within each of these categories are named...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating the influence of forests on the overall fate of semivolatile organic compounds using a multimedia fate model
    F Wania
    Department of Chemistry and Division of Physical Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 35:582-90. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint On the origin of elevated levels of persistent chemicals in the environment
    F Wania
    WECC Wania Environmental Chemists Corp, 280 Simcoe Street, Suite 404, M5T 2Y5, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 6:11-9. 1999
    ..These principles are illustrated with several examples. The case can be made that understanding, quantifying and predicting these causes could provide a general conceptual framework for studying the fate of chemicals in the environment...
  13. ncbi request reprint On the mechanism of mountain cold-trapping of organic chemicals
    Frank Wania
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 42:9092-8. 2008
    ..It appears that very fast deposition processes are required to trap contaminants along mountain slopes, whereas such processes reduce contaminant transport to remote polar regions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing the long-range transport potential of polybrominated diphenyl ethers: a comparison of four multimedia models
    Frank Wania
    Division of Physical Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario M1C 1A4, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:1252-61. 2003
    ..whereas the relative enrichment of chemicals in the Arctic calculated by Globo-POP is additionally sensitive to the parameters related to the interaction of temperature with air-surface exchange and degradation in surface compartments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does the forest filter effect prevent semivolatile organic compounds from reaching the Arctic?
    Yushan Su
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7185-93. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Organic contaminants in mountains
    Gillian L Daly
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 39:385-98. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Simulating the influence of snow on the fate of organic compounds
    Gillian L Daly
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MIC 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4176-86. 2004
    ..The potential ecotoxicological significance of peak exposures demands a better understanding of the role of snow in the fate of organic contaminants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Toward a global network for persistent organic pollutants in air: results from the GAPS study
    Karla Pozo
    Science and Technology Branch, Environment Canada, Toronto, Ontario
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4867-73. 2006
    ..GM concentrations (pg/m3) were 17 for PCBs and 4 for PBDEs. Sampling under GAPS will continue and will eventually allow seasonality effects and longer-term temporal and spatial trends to be evaluated...
  19. doi request reprint Toward a consistent evaluative framework for POP risk characterization
    Jon A Arnot
    University of Toronto Scarborough, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 45:97-103. 2011
    ..Risk characterization results for HBCD and for some listed POPs are compared to illustrate how the proposed methods can further assist decision-making and chemical management...
  20. doi request reprint Transport of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and pesticides during snowmelt within an urban watershed
    Torsten Meyer
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Water Res 45:1147-56. 2011
    ..Their enrichment in river water may be influenced by the thickness of the snow pack at the onset of melting, and the mode of melt water ablation from the snow pack to the stream, i.e. whether it occurs by overland or sub-surface flow...
  21. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the North American atmosphere
    Li Shen
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ont M1C 1A4, Canada
    Environ Pollut 144:434-44. 2006
    ..Air from the Canadian Arctic had a relatively higher percentage of lighter PCB congeners than air sampled in the tropical region, which is interpreted as evidence for global fractionation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Deposition of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polychlorinated biphenyls, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons to a boreal deciduous forest
    Yushan Su
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:534-40. 2007
    ..These extraordinarily high deposition velocities of semi-volatile organic compounds to deciduous forest canopies are at the core of the hypothesis of a significant filter effect of forests on a regional and global scale...
  23. ncbi request reprint A flow-through sampler for semivolatile organic compounds in air
    Hang Xiao
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MIC 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 41:250-6. 2007
    ..After correction for breakthrough, the air concentration obtained with the new flow-through sampler are independent of sampling length and volume and compare favorably with those obtained from conventional pumped high volume samples...
  24. ncbi request reprint Time trends of Arctic contamination in relation to emission history and chemical persistence and partitioning properties
    Todd Gouin
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:5986-92. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine pesticides in the soils and atmosphere of Costa Rica
    Gillian L Daly
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1124-30. 2007
    ..The study demonstrates an approach for quickly evaluating the spatial distribution of OCPs in an understudied area, identifying regionally important contaminants and areas of elevated concentrations...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of four active and passive sampling techniques for pesticides in air
    Stephen J Hayward
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 44:3410-6. 2010
    ..If the sole purpose of collecting air samples is the assessment of long-term air concentration trends, this can be achieved most cost-effectively, i.e., with the least number of samples with year-long XAD-PAS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Passive air sampling for persistent organic pollutants: introductory remarks to the special issue
    Tom Harner
    Science and Technology Branch, Environment Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3H 5T4
    Environ Pollut 144:361-4. 2006
    ..We explain the need and benefit of developing PAS for POPs, the different approaches that can be used, and highlight future developments and needs...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pesticides in western Canadian mountain air and soil
    Gillian L Daly
    Department of Chemistry and Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6020-5. 2007
    ..Highest pesticide concentrations are thus found intemperate mountain soils that are rich in organic matter and receive large amounts of cold precipitation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of chemical screening outcomes based on different partitioning property estimation methods
    Xianming Zhang
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Int 36:514-20. 2010
    ..We therefore suggest that screening should rather be based on numerical hazard or risk estimates that acknowledge and explicitly take into account the uncertainties of predicted properties...
  30. ncbi request reprint Temperature dependence of the air concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in a forest and a clearing
    Yushan Su
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4655-61. 2007
    ..Consequently, the influence of primary emissions on air concentrations is expected to be more important for PBDEs than for PCBs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Development and exploration of an organic contaminant fate model using poly-parameter linear free energy relationships
    Trevor N Brown
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6676-83. 2009
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  32. ncbi request reprint Field testing a flow-through sampler for semivolatile organic compounds in air
    Hang Xiao
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 42:2970-5. 2008
    ..Air concentrations of PCBs and PAHs obtained with the FTS compare favorably with those obtained by averaging the concentrations of several 24 h active high volume samples taken during the same time period...
  33. ncbi request reprint Screening chemicals for the potential to be persistent organic pollutants: a case study of Arctic contaminants
    Trevor N Brown
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5202-9. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Seasonally resolved concentrations of persistent organic pollutants in the global atmosphere from the first year of the GAPS study
    Karla Pozo
    Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate, Environment Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 43:796-803. 2009
    ..Globally resolved data will also foster the development and validation of global transport models for POPs, and the investigation of seasonal and interannual trends in concentrations of POPs in the global atmosphere...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hexachlorocyclohexanes in the North American atmosphere
    Li Shen
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 38:965-75. 2004
    ..Passive air sampling is a powerful tool to discern the large-scale variability of semivolatile and persistent organic chemicals in the atmosphere...
  36. ncbi request reprint Illustrating sensitivity and uncertainty in environmental fate models using partitioning maps
    Torsten Meyer
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 39:3186-96. 2005
    ..They can also help in deciding when accurate and precise knowledge of physical chemical property data is crucial and when approximate numbers suffice to conduct a model investigation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric distribution and long-range transport behavior of organochlorine pesticides in North America
    Li Shen
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 39:409-20. 2005
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  38. ncbi request reprint Regressing gas/particle partitioning data for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Yushan Su
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3558-64. 2006
    ..Statistical tests on the regression results indicate that the gas/particle partitioning was not significantly different between the forest and the clearing...
  39. ncbi request reprint Measuring the release of organic contaminants from melting snow under controlled conditions
    Torsten Meyer
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3320-6. 2006
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  40. ncbi request reprint Comparative evaluation of three high-performance liquid chromatography-based Kow estimation methods for highly hydrophobic organic compounds: polybrominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecane
    Stephen J Hayward
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario M1C 1A4, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:2018-27. 2006
    ..Whereas univariate linear regressions often may prove to be sufficient when dealing with substances having a log Kow, of less than five, methods for HHCs need to account for the influence of structure on retention...
  41. doi request reprint Organic contaminant amplification during snowmelt
    Torsten Meyer
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Water Res 42:1847-65. 2008
    ..Reliable numerical process descriptions will need to be developed to integrate water quality and contaminant fate models...
  42. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated naphthalenes in the Global Atmospheric Passive sampling (GAPS) study
    Sum Chi Lee
    Science and Technology Branch, Environment Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario M3H 5T4, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2680-7. 2007
    ..The relative contribution by combustion sources and emissions from technical PCN mixtures is expected to vary among sites since it depends on the combustion sources and the technical mixture used in a particular country or region...
  43. ncbi request reprint Levels and seasonal variability of pesticides in the rural atmosphere of Southern Ontario
    Stephen J Hayward
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 58:1077-84. 2010
    ..Higher concentrations of the banned pesticides during 2007 compared to those in 2006 may be due to higher volatilization rates caused by higher surface temperatures consistent with the El Nino Southern Oscillation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal pattern of pesticides in the global atmosphere
    Chubashini Shunthirasingham
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaM1C 1A4
    J Environ Monit 12:1650-7. 2010
    ..Although a wide variety of sampling site types aids in characterizing the entire global concentration variability of a pesticide, it also increases greatly the number of sites required for a robust regional differentiation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Organic contaminant release from melting snow. 1. Influence of chemical partitioning
    Torsten Meyer
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 43:657-62. 2009
    ..Organic pollutants with intermediate partition properties, such as lindane, can easily switch between the bulk snow phases and their elution behavior is therefore more sensitive to varying snow and melt characteristics...
  46. doi request reprint Mercury fate in ageing and melting snow: development and testing of a controlled laboratory system
    Erin Mann
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Environ Monit 13:2695-702. 2011
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  47. ncbi request reprint Organic contaminant release from melting snow. 2. Influence of snow pack and melt characteristics
    Torsten Meyer
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 43:663-8. 2009
    ..Dirt cones at the surface of a dense snowpack enhance this enrichment. The findings of this laboratory study will aid in the understanding of the behavior of organic pollutants during the melting of more complex, natural snow covers...
  48. ncbi request reprint Field testing passive air samplers for current use pesticides in a tropical environment
    Todd Gouin
    Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 42:6625-30. 2008
    ..This study represents the first calibration study for the uptake of current use pesticides by passive air samplers...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evidence of bias in air-water Henry's law constants for semivolatile organic compounds measured by inert gas stripping
    Chubashini Shunthirasingham
    Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3807-14. 2007
    ..A full quantitative understanding of the artifact requires more accurate predictions of the adsorption of SOCs to the water surface...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Reevaluation of air-water exchange fluxes of PCBs in Green Bay and southern Lake Michigan"
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1626-8; author reply 1629-32. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint The air-sea equilibrium and time trend of hexachlorocyclohexanes in the Atlantic Ocean between the Arctic and Antarctica
    Sonke Lakaschus
    Alfred Wegener Institute Foundation for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 36:138-45. 2002
    ..5. This may be explained by the zonal averaging employed in the model as well as uncertain emissions and degradation rates...
  52. ncbi request reprint Mass budgets, pathways, and equilibrium states of two hexachlorocyclohexanes in the Baltic Sea environment
    Knut Breivik
    NILU Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1024-32. 2002
    ..The model is believed to provide useful insight into the complex set of interactions that determine the overall fate of an environmental contaminant but which are inaccessible to measurements...
  53. ncbi request reprint Selecting internally consistent physicochemical properties of organic compounds
    Andreas Beyer
    Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabruck, Germany
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:941-53. 2002
    ..The selection method is applied to 50 mostly aromatic chemicals for which multiple measured partitioning data are available. The resulting sets of consistent property data are presented and discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint The influence of vertical sorbed phase transport on the fate of organic chemicals in surface soils
    Michael S McLachlan
    Baltic Sea Research Institute, Seestrasse 15, D 18119 Rostock, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4860-7. 2002
    ..It is a key process influencing the environmental fate of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Temperature dependence of the characteristic travel distance
    Andreas Beyer
    Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabruck, 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 37:766-71. 2003
    ..Accordingly, chemical ranking with respect to L(A) can change significantly if performed at different temperatures. Implications of the different temperature dependencies on long-range transport to polar regions are discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Modeling the fate of polychlorinated biphenyls in the inner Oslofjord, Norway
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2386-95. 2004
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  57. ncbi request reprint Expanding the applicability of multimedia fate models to polar organic chemicals
    Knut Breivik
    NILU Norwegian Institute for Air Research, PO Box 100, N 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 37:4934-43. 2003
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  58. ncbi request reprint Application of multimedia models for screening assessment of long-range transport potential and overall persistence
    Jörg Klasmeier
    Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabruck, D 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 40:53-60. 2006
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  59. ncbi request reprint The effect of export to the deep sea on the long-range transport potential of persistent organic pollutants
    Martin Scheringer
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 11:41-8. 2004
    ..Export to the deep sea has been found to be a relevant pathway for highly hydrophobic chemicals. The objective of this study is to investigate the influence of this process on the potential for long-range transport (LRT) of such chemicals...
  60. ncbi request reprint Empirical and modeling evidence of the long-range atmospheric transport of decabromodiphenyl ether
    Knut Breivik
    NILU Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4612-8. 2006
    ..Processes that need to be understood better in order to improve predictions of LRT for BDE-209 include particle dry deposition, precipitation scavenging, and photolysis in the sorbed state...
  61. ncbi request reprint Empirical and modeling evidence of regional atmospheric transport of current-use pesticides
    Derek C G Muir
    National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4A6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2421-32. 2004
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  62. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the environmental fate of pharmaceuticals using a level III model based on poly-parameter linear free energy relationships
    Barbara Zukowska
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Faculty, Gdansk University of Technology, 11 12 G Narutowicza St, 80 952 Gdansk, Poland
    Sci Total Environ 359:177-87. 2006
    ..The PP-LFER based modeling approach furthermore illustrates that the greatest mobility in aqueous phases may be experienced by pharmaceuticals that combines a small molecular size with strong H-acceptor properties...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparing estimates of persistence and long-range transport potential among multimedia models
    Kathrin Fenner
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1932-42. 2005
    ..Domains of chemical properties in which model differences lead to different results are identified, and guidance on model selection is provided for model users...
  64. ncbi request reprint Altitudinal transect of atmospheric and aqueous fluorinated organic compounds in Western Canada
    Mark Loewen
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 42:2374-9. 2008
    ..The relative abundance of FTOHs in air and PFCAs in water supports atmospheric FTOH degradation as the source of PFCAs in the mountain lakes...
  65. ncbi request reprint Changes in surface area and concentrations of semivolatile organic contaminants in aging snow
    Debbie A Burniston
    Aquatic Ecosystem Protection Research Division, Environment Canada, 867 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7R 4A6
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4932-7. 2007
    ..While surface area decreases clearly contribute to the loss of semivolatile organic compounds from metamorphosing snowpacks, other confounding factors play a role in determining concentration changes, in particular in wet snow...
  66. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a model of the historical behavior of two hexachlorocyclohexanes in the Baltic Sea environment
    Knut Breivik
    NILU Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1014-23. 2002
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  67. ncbi request reprint Combining long-range transport and bioaccumulation considerations to identify potential Arctic contaminants
    Gertje Czub
    Department of Applied Environmental Science, Stockholm University, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3704-9. 2008
    ..This modeling exercise demonstrates how linking nonsteady state models of chemical bioaccumulation and of global chemical fate can provide a valuable tool for assessing a chemical's potential to be a contaminant in remote regions...