Roberta Bettinetti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Insubria
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ecotoxicity of pp'DDE to Daphnia magna
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Theoretical and Applied Science Department, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, Varese, Italy
    Ecotoxicology 22:1255-63. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Seasonal fluctuations of DDTs and PCBs in zooplankton and fish of Lake Maggiore (Northern Italy)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, Varese, Italy
    Chemosphere 88:344-51. 2012
  3. pmc A preliminary evaluation of the DDT contamination of sediments in lakes Natron and Bogoria (Eastern Rift Valley, Africa)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Chemical and Environmental Sciences Department, University of Insubria, Como, Italy
    Ambio 40:341-50. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Sediment analysis to support the recent glacial origin of DDT pollution in Lake Iseo (Northern Italy)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, 22100 Como, Italy
    Chemosphere 85:163-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The role of zooplankton in DDT biomagnification in a pelagic food web of Lake Maggiore (Northern Italy)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, 22100 Como, Italy
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 17:1508-18. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Sediment quality assessment in the Gulf of Gdańsk (Baltic Sea) using complementary lines of evidence
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, Como, 22100, Italy
    Environ Manage 43:1313-20. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Is meltwater from Alpine glaciers a secondary DDT source for lakes?
    Roberta Bettinetti
    University of Insubria, Department of Chemical Environmental Sciences, Via Valleggio 11, 22100 Como, Italy
    Chemosphere 73:1027-31. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Pp'DDT and pp'DDE accumulation in a food chain of Lake Maggiore (Northern Italy): testing steady-state condition
    Roberta Bettinetti
    University of Insubria, Chemical and Environmental Science Dep, Via Valleggio, 11, 22100 Como
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 13:59-66. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Public health benefits and risks of fish consumption: current scientific evidence v. media coverage
    Federico A Pasquaré
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, Insubria University, Varese, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 16:1885-92. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Contamination, parasitism and condition of Anguilla anguilla in three Italian stocks
    Silvia Quadroni
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences Environmental Section, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Ecotoxicology 22:94-108. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Ecotoxicity of pp'DDE to Daphnia magna
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Theoretical and Applied Science Department, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, Varese, Italy
    Ecotoxicology 22:1255-63. 2013
    ..Grazing activity was affected with a pp'DDE concentration in the organism of 24 ng mg(-1) d.w., while the lowest observed effect concentration for fecundity reduction was 109 ng mg(-1) d.w...
  2. doi request reprint Seasonal fluctuations of DDTs and PCBs in zooplankton and fish of Lake Maggiore (Northern Italy)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, Varese, Italy
    Chemosphere 88:344-51. 2012
    ..As concern individual PCBs, biomagnification from zooplankton to all three fish species was significant for PCB 153 and PCB 138...
  3. pmc A preliminary evaluation of the DDT contamination of sediments in lakes Natron and Bogoria (Eastern Rift Valley, Africa)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Chemical and Environmental Sciences Department, University of Insubria, Como, Italy
    Ambio 40:341-50. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Sediment analysis to support the recent glacial origin of DDT pollution in Lake Iseo (Northern Italy)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, 22100 Como, Italy
    Chemosphere 85:163-9. 2011
    ..This delayed pollution provides support for the hypothesis that the recent retreat of glaciers represents a secondary pollution source for old pesticides that were stored in the ice at the time of their use in agriculture...
  5. doi request reprint The role of zooplankton in DDT biomagnification in a pelagic food web of Lake Maggiore (Northern Italy)
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, 22100 Como, Italy
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 17:1508-18. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Sediment quality assessment in the Gulf of Gdańsk (Baltic Sea) using complementary lines of evidence
    Roberta Bettinetti
    Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, Como, 22100, Italy
    Environ Manage 43:1313-20. 2009
    ..This "biological information" allows a better appreciation of the real benthic infaunal community exposure to chemicals and can usefully complement the existing sediment quality guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint Is meltwater from Alpine glaciers a secondary DDT source for lakes?
    Roberta Bettinetti
    University of Insubria, Department of Chemical Environmental Sciences, Via Valleggio 11, 22100 Como, Italy
    Chemosphere 73:1027-31. 2008
    ..PCBs did not peak in biota tissues to a comparable extent probably because local sources were not as important as for DDTs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pp'DDT and pp'DDE accumulation in a food chain of Lake Maggiore (Northern Italy): testing steady-state condition
    Roberta Bettinetti
    University of Insubria, Chemical and Environmental Science Dep, Via Valleggio, 11, 22100 Como
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 13:59-66. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Public health benefits and risks of fish consumption: current scientific evidence v. media coverage
    Federico A Pasquaré
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, Insubria University, Varese, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 16:1885-92. 2013
    ..To evaluate if and how the current degree of scientific uncertainty about the safety of fish consumption is incorporated at the media level...
  10. doi request reprint Contamination, parasitism and condition of Anguilla anguilla in three Italian stocks
    Silvia Quadroni
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences Environmental Section, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Ecotoxicology 22:94-108. 2013
    ..More definitive studies are needed to assess whether health effects caused by these multiple stressors are additive, compensatory or synergistic...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sub-lethal effects of acetone on Daphnia magna
    Barbara Leoni
    Dipartimento di Scienze dell Ambiente e del Territorio, Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, Milan, 20126, Italy
    Ecotoxicology 17:199-205. 2008
    ..magna. More attention should be paid to small, water-soluble molecules usually considered of low concern for chronic toxicity because they might affect other metabolic pathways...
  12. ncbi request reprint pp'DDE contamination of the blood and diet in central European populations
    Silvana Galassi
    Biology Department, University of Milan, Via Celoria 26, 20133, Milano, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 390:45-52. 2008
    ..The total daily intake was higher in Poland than in Germany, and agrees with the finding that body tissues, on the average, are more polluted in donors from Poland than those from Germany...