Athanasios S Stasinakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Aegean
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Contribution of primary and secondary treatment on the removal of benzothiazoles, benzotriazoles, endocrine disruptors, pharmaceuticals and perfluorinated compounds in a sewage treatment plant
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 463:1067-75. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Review on the fate of emerging contaminants during sludge anaerobic digestion
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Bioresour Technol 121:432-40. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Occurrence of endocrine disrupters and selected pharmaceuticals in Aisonas River (Greece) and environmental risk assessment using hazard indexes
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 19:1574-83. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Application of the OECD 301F respirometric test for the biodegradability assessment of various potential endocrine disrupting chemicals
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Bioresour Technol 99:3458-67. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and fate of endocrine disrupters in Greek sewage treatment plants
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Water Res 42:1796-804. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Inhibitory effect of triclosan and nonylphenol on respiration rates and ammonia removal in activated sludge systems
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 70:199-206. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Removal of total phenols from olive-mill wastewater using an agricultural by-product, olive pomace
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    J Hazard Mater 160:408-13. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Diuron biodegradation in activated sludge batch reactors under aerobic and anoxic conditions
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece
    Water Res 43:1471-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Removal of selected endocrine disrupters in activated sludge systems: effect of sludge retention time on their sorption and biodegradation
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene, Greece
    Bioresour Technol 101:2090-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of triclosan fate and toxicity in continuous-flow activated sludge systems
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece
    Chemosphere 68:375-81. 2007

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Contribution of primary and secondary treatment on the removal of benzothiazoles, benzotriazoles, endocrine disruptors, pharmaceuticals and perfluorinated compounds in a sewage treatment plant
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 463:1067-75. 2013
    ..Sorption to primary sludge was a significant mechanism affecting EDCs fate in STP. ..
  2. doi request reprint Review on the fate of emerging contaminants during sludge anaerobic digestion
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Bioresour Technol 121:432-40. 2012
    ..Future efforts should be focused on better understanding of biotransformation processes and sorption phenomena occurred in anaerobic digesters, as well as on identification of (bio)transformation products...
  3. doi request reprint Occurrence of endocrine disrupters and selected pharmaceuticals in Aisonas River (Greece) and environmental risk assessment using hazard indexes
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 19:1574-83. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Application of the OECD 301F respirometric test for the biodegradability assessment of various potential endocrine disrupting chemicals
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Bioresour Technol 99:3458-67. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and fate of endocrine disrupters in Greek sewage treatment plants
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Water Res 42:1796-804. 2008
    ..Calculation of risk quotients showed the existence of possible threat due to the presence of certain EDCs in treated wastewater and sludge...
  6. doi request reprint Inhibitory effect of triclosan and nonylphenol on respiration rates and ammonia removal in activated sludge systems
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 70:199-206. 2008
    ..According to the levels of tested compounds commonly found in influent wastewater and the results of this study, there is a possible risk for deterioration of nitrification in activated sludge systems due to the presence of TCS...
  7. doi request reprint Removal of total phenols from olive-mill wastewater using an agricultural by-product, olive pomace
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    J Hazard Mater 160:408-13. 2008
    ..Experiments with thermally or chemically regenerated OP-3 showed that sorption capacity deteriorated after regeneration...
  8. doi request reprint Diuron biodegradation in activated sludge batch reactors under aerobic and anoxic conditions
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece
    Water Res 43:1471-9. 2009
    ..In the future, the sequential use of anoxic and aerobic conditions could provide sufficient removal of Diuron and its metabolites from runoff waters...
  9. doi request reprint Removal of selected endocrine disrupters in activated sludge systems: effect of sludge retention time on their sorption and biodegradation
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene, Greece
    Bioresour Technol 101:2090-5. 2010
    ..On the other hand, biodegradation of 4-n-NP and TCS was enhanced at SRT of 20 days. Calculation of biotransformation rates showed that the highest values for all EDCs were calculated at SRT of 3 days...
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of triclosan fate and toxicity in continuous-flow activated sludge systems
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environment, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81100, Greece
    Chemosphere 68:375-81. 2007
    ..The effect of TCS on organic substrate removal was minor for concentrations up to 2mgl(-1), indicating that heterotrophic microorganisms are less sensitive to TCS than nitrifiers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Toxicity of organotin compounds to activated sludge
    A S Stasinakis
    Laboratory of Water and Air Quality, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, 17 Karadoni str, 81100 Mytilene, Greece
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 49:275-80. 2001
    ..In the case of MBT, 24 h after exposure, the respiration rate was similar to that of the control biomass...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aerobic biodegradation of organotin compounds in activated sludge batch reactors
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environmental Studies, Water and Air Quality Laboratory, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Environ Pollut 134:431-8. 2005
    ..As a result in the presence of acclimatized biomass, half-lives of 1.4, 3.6, 9.8 and 5.0 days were calculated for TBT, DBT, MBT and TPhT, respectively...
  13. ncbi request reprint Investigation of Cr(VI) reduction in continuous-flow activated sludge systems
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Laboratory of Water and Air Quality, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Chemosphere 57:1069-77. 2004
    ..It was observed that the use of an anoxic zone or an anaerobic-anoxic zone ahead of the aerobic reactor favored Cr(VI) reduction, increasing mean percentage Cr(VI) reduction to almost 80%...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of chromium(VI) on bacterial kinetics of heterotrophic biomass of activated sludge
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece
    Water Res 36:3341-9. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of chromium (VI) addition on the activated sludge process
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, Theofrastou and Alkaiou Str, Mytilene 81 100, Greece
    Water Res 37:2140-8. 2003
    ..Finally, shock loading to the control plant with 5 mgl(-1) Cr(VI) for 2 days resulted in a significant inhibition of the nitrification process and a reduction in filamentous microorganisms abundance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the pollution of the surface waters of Greece from the priority compounds of list II, 76/464/EEC directive, and other toxic compounds
    Themistokles Lekkas
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, Karadoni 17, 81100, Mytilene, Greece
    Environ Int 30:995-1007. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Chromium species behaviour in the activated sludge process
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Laboratory of Air and Water Quality, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, University Hill, 81 100, Mytilene, Greece
    Chemosphere 52:1059-67. 2003
    ..Moreover, higher Cr(VI) reduction rates were obtained with higher Cr(VI) initial concentrations, expressed in mg Cr(VI) g(-1) VSS, while decrease of suspended solids concentration enhanced the specific Cr(VI) reduction rate...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of different methods for the determination of maximum heterotrophic growth rates
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    University of the Aegean, Greece
    Water Environ Res 75:549-52. 2003
    ..Batch experiments conducted at high S0/X0 ratios seemed to be a more sensitive method for determining mum values in the presence of an inhibitor than tests conducted at low S0/X0 ratios...
  19. doi request reprint Fate of selected pharmaceuticals and synthetic endocrine disrupting compounds during wastewater treatment and sludge anaerobic digestion
    Vasilios G Samaras
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, 81100 Mytilene, Greece
    J Hazard Mater 244:259-67. 2013
    ..Sampling of raw and digested sludge demonstrated that IBF and NPX are significantly removed (>80%) during anaerobic digestion, whereas removal of EDCs was lower, ranging up to 55% for NP1EO...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of arsenic and mercury speciation on inhibition of respiration rate in activated sludge systems
    Athanasios S Stasinakis
    Laboratory of Water and Air Quality, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, Theofrastou and Alkaiou Str, 81100 Mytilene, Greece
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 10:177-82. 2003
    ..On the contrary, in the presence of As(V), 24 hours after exposure, the respiration rate was similar to that of the control biomass...
  21. doi request reprint An analytical method for the simultaneous trace determination of acidic pharmaceuticals and phenolic endocrine disrupting chemicals in wastewater and sewage sludge by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Vasilios G Samaras
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene, Greece
    Anal Bioanal Chem 399:2549-61. 2011
    ..9 (BPA) ng g(-1) for wastewater and sewage sludge, respectively. Application to real samples of the wastewater treatment plant in Athens, the capital of Greece, demonstrated the presence of all tested compounds in most of the samples...
  22. doi request reprint Occurrence of different classes of perfluorinated compounds in Greek wastewater treatment plants and determination of their solid-water distribution coefficients
    Olga S Arvaniti
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, 81100 Mytilene, Greece
    J Hazard Mater 239:24-31. 2012
    ..Significantly different distribution coefficient (Kd) values were determined for different PFCs and different type of sludge, ranging between 169 L kg(-1) (PFHxS) to 12,922 L kg(-1) (PFDA)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Monitoring priority substances of directives 76/464/EEC and 2000/60/EC in Greek water bodies
    Themistokles Lekkas
    Water and Air Quality Laboratory, Department of Environmental Studies, University of the Aegean, Karadoni 17, 81100 Mytilene, Greece
    J Environ Monit 5:593-7. 2003
    ..The monitoring network and the analytical determinations have to be expanded to more water bodies and more priority substances, in order to safeguard the quality of Greek surface waters...
  24. ncbi request reprint Occurrence patterns of pharmaceuticals in water and wastewater environments
    Anastasia Nikolaou
    Department of Marine Sciences, Faculty of Environment, University of the Aegean, University Hill, 81100 Mytilene, Greece
    Anal Bioanal Chem 387:1225-34. 2007
    ..This paper provides an overview of recent scientific research on the sources, occurrence, and fate of pharmaceuticals in water and wastewater...