Robert Loos

Summary

Affiliation: European Commission

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Occurrence of polar organic contaminants in the dissolved water phase of the Danube River and its major tributaries using SPE-LC-MS(2) analysis
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Water Res 44:2325-35. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Analysis of polar organic contaminants in surface water of the northern Adriatic Sea by solid-phase extraction followed by ultrahigh-pressure liquid chromatography-QTRAP® MS using a hybrid triple-quadrupole linear ion trap instrument
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre JRC, Institute for Environment and Sustainability IES, Via E Fermi 2749, 21027, Ispra, VA, Italy
    Anal Bioanal Chem 405:5875-85. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pan-European survey on the occurrence of selected polar organic persistent pollutants in ground water
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Water Res 44:4115-26. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) and other perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in the River Po watershed in N-Italy
    Robert Loos
    Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, TP 290, Italy
    Chemosphere 71:306-13. 2008
  5. doi request reprint EU-wide survey of polar organic persistent pollutants in European river waters
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Environ Pollut 157:561-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A map of European emissions and concentrations of PFOS and PFOA
    Alberto Pistocchi
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Environ Sci Technol 43:9237-44. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Polar herbicides, pharmaceutical products, perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), perfluorooctanoate (PFOA), and nonylphenol and its carboxylates and ethoxylates in surface and tap waters around Lake Maggiore in Northern Italy
    Robert Loos
    European Commission DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, TP 290, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Anal Bioanal Chem 387:1469-78. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Sucralose screening in European surface waters using a solid-phase extraction-liquid chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry method
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, I 21020 Ispra, Italy
    J Chromatogr A 1216:1126-31. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint LC-MS-MS analysis and occurrence of octyl- and nonylphenol, their ethoxylates and their carboxylates in Belgian and Italian textile industry, waste water treatment plant effluents and surface waters
    Robert Loos
    European Commission DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability IES, TP 290, Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, VA, Italy
    Chemosphere 66:690-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Multi-component analysis of polar water pollutants using sequential solid-phase extraction followed by LC-ESI-MS
    Robert Loos
    Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Inland and Marine Waters Unit, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, TP 290, 1 21020 Ispra, Italy
    J Environ Monit 5:384-94. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Occurrence of polar organic contaminants in the dissolved water phase of the Danube River and its major tributaries using SPE-LC-MS(2) analysis
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Water Res 44:2325-35. 2010
    ..The highest contamination levels were found in the area around Budapest and in the tributary rivers Arges (Romania), Timok (Bulgaria), Rusenski Lom (Bulgaria), and Velika Morava (Serbia)...
  2. doi request reprint Analysis of polar organic contaminants in surface water of the northern Adriatic Sea by solid-phase extraction followed by ultrahigh-pressure liquid chromatography-QTRAP® MS using a hybrid triple-quadrupole linear ion trap instrument
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre JRC, Institute for Environment and Sustainability IES, Via E Fermi 2749, 21027, Ispra, VA, Italy
    Anal Bioanal Chem 405:5875-85. 2013
    ..6 ng/l), simazine (1.6 ng/l), atrazine (1.5 ng/l), and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) (1.3 ng/l). Higher concentrations were detected during summer due to increased levels of tourist activity during this period. ..
  3. doi request reprint Pan-European survey on the occurrence of selected polar organic persistent pollutants in ground water
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Water Res 44:4115-26. 2010
    ..However, only 1.7% of all single analytical measurements (in total 8000) were above this threshold value of 0.1 microg/L; 7.3% were > than 10 ng/L...
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) and other perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in the River Po watershed in N-Italy
    Robert Loos
    Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, TP 290, Italy
    Chemosphere 71:306-13. 2008
    ..3 kg PFOA per hour or approximately 2.6 tons per year discharged in the Adriatic Sea has been calculated. PFOS concentration levels in the Po River at Ferrara were approximately 10 ng l(-1)...
  5. doi request reprint EU-wide survey of polar organic persistent pollutants in European river waters
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Environ Pollut 157:561-8. 2009
    ..For the target compounds chosen, we are proposing "indicative warning levels" in surface waters, which are (for most compounds) close to the 90th percentile of all water samples analysed...
  6. doi request reprint A map of European emissions and concentrations of PFOS and PFOA
    Alberto Pistocchi
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Environ Sci Technol 43:9237-44. 2009
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  7. ncbi request reprint Polar herbicides, pharmaceutical products, perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), perfluorooctanoate (PFOA), and nonylphenol and its carboxylates and ethoxylates in surface and tap waters around Lake Maggiore in Northern Italy
    Robert Loos
    European Commission DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, TP 290, 21020 Ispra, Italy
    Anal Bioanal Chem 387:1469-78. 2007
    ..Levels of these compounds in drinking water produced from Lake Maggiore were almost identical with those found in the lake itself, revealing the poor performance of sand filtration and chlorination applied by the local waterworks...
  8. doi request reprint Sucralose screening in European surface waters using a solid-phase extraction-liquid chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry method
    Robert Loos
    European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Via Enrico Fermi, I 21020 Ispra, Italy
    J Chromatogr A 1216:1126-31. 2009
    ..Sucralose was predominately found in samples from the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Norway, and Sweden, suggesting an increased use of the substance in Western Europe...
  9. ncbi request reprint LC-MS-MS analysis and occurrence of octyl- and nonylphenol, their ethoxylates and their carboxylates in Belgian and Italian textile industry, waste water treatment plant effluents and surface waters
    Robert Loos
    European Commission DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability IES, TP 290, Enrico Fermi, 21020 Ispra, VA, Italy
    Chemosphere 66:690-9. 2007
    ..2.5 microg l(-1)). The predicted no-effect concentration (PNEC) for NP of 0.33 microg l(-1) for water species was frequently exceeded in the surface waters investigated, suggesting potential adverse effects to the aquatic environment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multi-component analysis of polar water pollutants using sequential solid-phase extraction followed by LC-ESI-MS
    Robert Loos
    Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Inland and Marine Waters Unit, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, TP 290, 1 21020 Ispra, Italy
    J Environ Monit 5:384-94. 2003
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