K Breivik

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute for Air Research
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards a global historical emission inventory for selected PCB congeners--a mass balance approach 3. An update
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 377:296-307. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of alpha-, beta- and gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane in Europe, 1970-1996
    K Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 239:151-63. 1999
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary sources of selected POPs: regional and global scale emission inventories
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research NILU, PO Box 100, N 2027, Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Pollut 128:3-16. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Towards an understanding of the link between environmental emissions and human body burdens of PCBs using CoZMoMAN
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Int 36:85-91. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Towards a global historical emission inventory for selected PCB congeners--a mass balance approach. 2. Emissions
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller
    Sci Total Environ 290:199-224. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Towards a global historical emission inventory for selected PCB congeners--a mass balance approach. 1. Global production and consumption
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller
    Sci Total Environ 290:181-98. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Spatial patterns of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in mosses, herbivores and a carnivore from the Norwegian terrestrial biota
    Espen Mariussen
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 404:162-70. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in fish from Lake Mjøsa, Norway
    Espen Mariussen
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 390:132-41. 2008
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards a global historical emission inventory for selected PCB congeners--a mass balance approach 3. An update
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 377:296-307. 2007
    ..The national emission data for each of the 114 countries considered is spatially resolved on a 1 degrees x1 degrees grid for each congener and year, using population density as a surrogate...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of alpha-, beta- and gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane in Europe, 1970-1996
    K Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 239:151-63. 1999
    ..The pattern of decreasing concentrations in biota follows the pattern of reductions in usage for the studied period within the Baltic area...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary sources of selected POPs: regional and global scale emission inventories
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research NILU, PO Box 100, N 2027, Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Pollut 128:3-16. 2004
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Towards an understanding of the link between environmental emissions and human body burdens of PCBs using CoZMoMAN
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Environ Int 36:85-91. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Towards a global historical emission inventory for selected PCB congeners--a mass balance approach. 2. Emissions
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller
    Sci Total Environ 290:199-224. 2002
    ..In addition, alternative approaches to bridge the gap between consumption and emissions in quantitative terms should be considered in order to improve these estimates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Towards a global historical emission inventory for selected PCB congeners--a mass balance approach. 1. Global production and consumption
    Knut Breivik
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller
    Sci Total Environ 290:181-98. 2002
    ..3 million t PCBs, more than 70% of which are tri-, tetra- and pentachlorinated biphenyls. The results further suggest that almost 97% of the global historical use of PCBs have occurred in the Northern Hemisphere...
  8. doi request reprint Spatial patterns of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in mosses, herbivores and a carnivore from the Norwegian terrestrial biota
    Espen Mariussen
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 404:162-70. 2008
    ..No clear temporal trends were observed. The PBDE levels observed in this study were low and are probably of limited toxicological significance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in fish from Lake Mjøsa, Norway
    Espen Mariussen
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, P O Box 100, NO 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 390:132-41. 2008
    ..However, more research is needed to better understand and quantify the relative importance of various sources and pathways for which PBDEs enter Lake Mjøsa in order to support the development of future control strategies...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. ncbi request reprint Global fate of POPs: current and future research directions
    Rainer Lohmann
    Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI 02882 1197, USA
    Environ Pollut 150:150-65. 2007
    ..However, future research will need to understand the various biogeochemical and geophysical cycles under anthropogenic pressures to be able to understand and predict the global fate of POPs accurately...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint PBDEs in European background soils: levels and factors controlling their distribution
    Ashraf Hassanin
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:738-45. 2004
    ..PBDE-47), indicating that they have undergone some air-surface exchange (hopping), while the slopes of heavier congeners (e.g., PBDE-153) were close to zero, indicating that they are retained more effectively by soils after deposition...
  16. ncbi request reprint The global re-cycling of persistent organic pollutants is strongly retarded by soils
    Wendy A Ockende
    Environmental Science Department, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Pollut 121:75-80. 2003
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  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emission impossible? The challenge of quantifying sources and releases of POPs into the environment
    Knut Breivik
    Environ Int 28:137-8. 2002