Kai Uwe Goss

Summary

Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The partition behavior of fluorotelomer alcohols and olefins
    Kai Uwe Goss
    ETH Zürich Department of Environmental Sciences, Universitätsstr 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3572-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint What is so special about the sorption behavior of highly fluorinated compounds?
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Phys Chem A 110:9518-22. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the temperature dependency of Henry's law constant using poly-parameter linear free energy relationships
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Universitätsstr 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 64:1369-74. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Elucidating differences in the sorption properties of 10 humic and fulvic acids for polar and nonpolar organic chemicals
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6711-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Quantum chemical modeling of humic acid/air equilibrium partitioning of organic vapors
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3646-52. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Ambient gas/particle partitioning. 1. Sorption mechanisms of apolar, polar, and ionizable organic compounds
    Hans Peter H Arp
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5541-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Predicting the partitioning behavior of various highly fluorinated compounds
    Hans Peter H Arp
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7298-304. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a predictive model for air/surface adsorption equilibrium constants and enthalpies
    Hans Peter H Arp
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:45-51. 2006
  9. doi request reprint pH-Dependent sorption of acidic organic chemicals to soil organic matter
    Holger C Tülp
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 43:9189-95. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of ortho-chlorine substitution on the partition behavior of chlorophenols
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 71:697-702. 2008

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint The partition behavior of fluorotelomer alcohols and olefins
    Kai Uwe Goss
    ETH Zürich Department of Environmental Sciences, Universitätsstr 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3572-7. 2006
    ..The experimental and theoretical approach that we present here can serve as a general example for what needs to be done in order to ensure high quality physicochemical data for organic pollutants...
  2. ncbi request reprint What is so special about the sorption behavior of highly fluorinated compounds?
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Phys Chem A 110:9518-22. 2006
    ..A simple cavity model for partitioning is shown to give good results for fluorinated compounds if the nonspecific interactions are correctly parametrized...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of the temperature dependency of Henry's law constant using poly-parameter linear free energy relationships
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Universitätsstr 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 64:1369-74. 2006
    ..In the environment one will quite often encounter a situation where water and air do not have the same temperatures. This situation is shortly discussed in the appendix...
  4. ncbi request reprint Elucidating differences in the sorption properties of 10 humic and fulvic acids for polar and nonpolar organic chemicals
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6711-7. 2007
    ..These pp-LFER equations provide for the first time a tool that allows including the variability of the sorption properties of NOM in environmental fate models...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quantum chemical modeling of humic acid/air equilibrium partitioning of organic vapors
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3646-52. 2007
    ..In contrast, other empirical models that are also based on the molecular structure of the sorbate have an application domain that is limited by their calibration data set that is often unknown to the user...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ambient gas/particle partitioning. 1. Sorption mechanisms of apolar, polar, and ionizable organic compounds
    Hans Peter H Arp
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5541-7. 2008
    ..The trends in K(ip) data further support findings that the sorption behavior of ambient aerosol samples is different from raw mineral surfaces and soot...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predicting the partitioning behavior of various highly fluorinated compounds
    Hans Peter H Arp
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7298-304. 2006
    ..The least accurate predictions occurred with ClogP for the fluorotelomer alcohols, where the estimated values were off by 2 to almost 5 orders of magnitude...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a predictive model for air/surface adsorption equilibrium constants and enthalpies
    Hans Peter H Arp
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:45-51. 2006
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  9. doi request reprint pH-Dependent sorption of acidic organic chemicals to soil organic matter
    Holger C Tülp
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 43:9189-95. 2009
    ..It should therefore prove highly useful in further investigating how different acidic functional groups affect anion sorption to SOM...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of ortho-chlorine substitution on the partition behavior of chlorophenols
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 71:697-702. 2008
    ..Based on this and earlier experiences we conclude that COSMOtherm may be a better tool for screening large sets of chemicals for which no experimental data on their partitioning yet exist...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sorption equilibrium of a wide spectrum of organic vapors in Leonardite humic acid: experimental setup and experimental data
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5368-73. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Sorption equilibrium of a wide spectrum of organic vapors in Leonardite humic acid: modeling of experimental data
    Christian Niederer
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5374-9. 2006
    ..Based on our experimental data, we present a pp-LFER-model for humic acid/air and humic acid/water partitioning at any ambient temperatures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Experimental determination of LSER parameters for a set of 76 diverse pesticides and pharmaceuticals
    Holger C Tülp
    Institute ofBiogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:2034-40. 2008
    ..Hence, the substance descriptors determined herein should also be helpful in revisiting the validity of existing LSERs for complex, polar compounds...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ambient gas/particle partitioning. 2: The influence of particle source and temperature on sorption to dry terrestrial aerosols
    Hans Peter H Arp
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5951-7. 2008
    ..This study also investigated the influence of temperature on partitioning to WIOM, and found thatthe temperature dependence of Kip values can be reasonably predicted using the pure compound's enthalpy of vaporization...
  15. ncbi request reprint Systematic investigation of the sorption properties of polyurethane foams for organic vapors
    Ireen Kamprad
    Department of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Anal Chem 79:4222-7. 2007
    ..Sorption varied between different types of esters and prediction with LFERs was less accurate than for the ethers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Polar fuel constituents: compound identification and equilibrium partitioning between nonaqueous phase liquids and water
    Torsten C Schmidt
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich ETHZ, P O Box 611, Ueberlandstrasse 133, CH 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4074-80. 2002
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  17. doi request reprint Nonadditive effects in the partitioning behavior of various aliphatic and aromatic molecules
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Institute of Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, ETH Zurich, Universitatsstrasse 16, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:52-60. 2009
    ..Our experimental results, however, indicate that this situation does not occur, as the H-bond-interaction behavior of bifunctional molecules in humic matter and on quartz was the same as it was in various solvent systems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Determination of the surface sorption properties of talc, different salts, and clay minerals at various relative humidities using adsorption data of a diverse set of organic vapors
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2667-72. 2003
    ..These data provide important insights into the variability of sorption properties of natural, inorganic surfaces as a function of relative humidity...
  19. 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
  20. ncbi request reprint Comment on "high-resolution gas chromatography retention data as basis for the estimation of Kow values using PCB congeners as secondary standards"
    Kathrin Fenner
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2286-7; author reply 2288. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Adsorption of organic vapors to air-dry soils: model predictions and experimental validation
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, P O Box 611, 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3667-73. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Sorption of a diverse set of organic vapors to urban aerosols
    Christine M Roth
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Ueberlandstrasse 133, Postfach 611, CH 8600 Duebendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6638-43. 2005
    ..The data further revealed that neither EC nor OM was fully available for sorption. The latter leads to the hypothesis that aerosol OM in urban samples has characteristics comparable to those of glassy polymers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Photodegradation of organic compounds adsorbed in porous mineral layers: determination of quantum yields
    Andrea Ciani
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Postfach 611, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6712-20. 2005
    ..Recommendations for a revision of the presently used OECD/EPA test system are proposed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comment on "model for the adsorption of organic compounds at gas-water interfaces" by C. F. Poole, JEM, 2005, 7, 577
    Kai Uwe Goss
    J Environ Monit 7:1105-6; author reply 1107-9. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Determination of molar absorption coefficients of organic compounds adsorbed in porous media
    Andrea Ciani
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Postfach 611, CH 8600, Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 61:1410-8. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Polyparameter linear free energy relationships for estimating the equilibrium partition of organic compounds between water and the natural organic matter in soils and sediments
    Thanh H Nguyen
    Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:913-24. 2005
    ..Overall, the pp-LFER approach is recommended over other current methods for the purpose of Koc estimation and especially for polar chemicals...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sorption of diverse organic vapors to snow
    Christine M Roth
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Ueberlandstrasse 133, P O Box 611, CH 8600 Duebendorf Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4078-84. 2004
    ..639 (+/- 0.037) log K(i hexadecane/air) + 3.38 (+/- 0.17) sigmabetai + 3.53 (+/- 0.25) sigmaalphai - 6.85. The sorption coefficients measured could be described well with the compound parameters used (subscript i), with an R2 = 0.90...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sorption of a diverse set of organic vapors to diesel soot and road tunnel aerosols
    Christine M Roth
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, Ueberlandstrasse 133, Postfach 611, CH 8600 Duebendorf Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6632-7. 2005
    ..On road tunnel aerosols, both adsorption to EC and absorption in organic matter (OM) governed the observed sorption and the data could not be further evaluated in terms of a specific sorption mechanism...
  29. ncbi request reprint The pKa values of PFOA and other highly fluorinated carboxylic acids
    Kai Uwe Goss
    UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Permoserstr 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 42:456-8. 2008
    ..Here, the correct value is estimated to be close to -0.5 based on analogy considerations and molecular modeling. Calculated pKa values for other highly fluorinated carboxylic acids are also presented...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Influence of soot carbon on the soil-air partitioning of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon"
    Kai Uwe Goss
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1622-3; author reply 1624-5. 2004