Matthew Macleod

Summary

Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimation of cumulative aquatic exposure and risk due to silver: contribution of nano-functionalized plastics and textiles
    Sabine A Blaser
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Sci Total Environ 390:396-409. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Mercury cycling and species mass balances in four North American lakes
    Asif Qureshi
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Pollut 157:452-62. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimating enthalpy of vaporization from vapor pressure using Trouton's rule
    Matthew Macleod
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2827-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The origin and significance of short-term variability of semivolatile contaminants in air
    Matthew Macleod
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093, Zurich Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3249-53. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the influence of climate variability on atmospheric concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls using a global-scale mass balance model (BETR-global)
    Matthew Macleod
    Environmental Energy Technologies Division and Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6749-56. 2005
  6. pmc Mass balance for mercury in the San Francisco Bay area
    Matthew Macleod
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road, 90R3058, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6721-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Good modeling practice guidelines for applying multimedia models in chemical assessments
    Andreas M Buser
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 8:703-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Modeling aerosol suspension from soils and oceans as sources of micropollutants to air
    Asif Qureshi
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, ETH Zurich, Zurich 8093, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 77:495-500. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Dependence of persistence and long-range transport potential on gas-particle partitioning in multimedia models
    Christian W Götz
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3690-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Emissions of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins, and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans during 2010 and 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland
    Christian Bogdal
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 48:482-90. 2014

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimation of cumulative aquatic exposure and risk due to silver: contribution of nano-functionalized plastics and textiles
    Sabine A Blaser
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Sci Total Environ 390:396-409. 2008
    ..However, our study indicates that PEC/PNEC ratios greater than 1 cannot be ruled out for freshwater ecosystems, in particular sediments. No risk is predicted for microbial communities in sewage treatment plants...
  2. doi request reprint Mercury cycling and species mass balances in four North American lakes
    Asif Qureshi
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Pollut 157:452-62. 2009
    ..Any new model application or field campaign to quantify mercury cycling in a lake should consider these processes as important...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimating enthalpy of vaporization from vapor pressure using Trouton's rule
    Matthew Macleod
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2827-32. 2007
    ..The uncertainty associated with estimating delta H(VAP)degrees from P(L) degrees using this relationship is acceptable for most environmental fate modeling of non-hydrogen-bonding semivolatile organic chemicals...
  4. ncbi request reprint The origin and significance of short-term variability of semivolatile contaminants in air
    Matthew Macleod
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093, Zurich Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3249-53. 2007
    ..Such studies will contribute to more accurate understanding of the processes controlling the short-term local, and long-term global fate of persistent semivolatile contaminants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the influence of climate variability on atmospheric concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls using a global-scale mass balance model (BETR-global)
    Matthew Macleod
    Environmental Energy Technologies Division and Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6749-56. 2005
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  6. pmc Mass balance for mercury in the San Francisco Bay area
    Matthew Macleod
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road, 90R3058, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6721-9. 2005
    ..The model suggests that the response time of mercury concentrations in the San Francisco Bay Estuary to changes in loadings is long, on the order of 50 years...
  7. doi request reprint Good modeling practice guidelines for applying multimedia models in chemical assessments
    Andreas M Buser
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 8:703-8. 2012
    ..These principles are justified and discussed with a view to enhancing the transparency and quality of model-based assessments...
  8. doi request reprint Modeling aerosol suspension from soils and oceans as sources of micropollutants to air
    Asif Qureshi
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, ETH Zurich, Zurich 8093, Switzerland
    Chemosphere 77:495-500. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Dependence of persistence and long-range transport potential on gas-particle partitioning in multimedia models
    Christian W Götz
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3690-6. 2008
    ..If the required chemical property data are available, the ppLFER approach holds considerable potential to improve the gas-particle partitioning description for polar chemicals in multimedia models...
  10. doi request reprint Emissions of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins, and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans during 2010 and 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland
    Christian Bogdal
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 48:482-90. 2014
    ..These findings highlight the relevance of ongoing sources of POPs, even decades after regulations aiming to reduce or eliminate sources were established. ..
  11. doi request reprint Atmospheric fate of poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFASs): II. Emission source strength in summer in Zurich, Switzerland
    Zhanyun Wang
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Pollut 169:204-9. 2012
    ..There is no FTOHs- or FOSAs-related industry in Zurich. Accordingly, our estimates are representative of diffusive emissions during use and disposal of consumer products, and describe noticeable sources of these PFASs to the environment...
  12. pmc Intrinsic human elimination half-lives of polychlorinated biphenyls derived from the temporal evolution of cross-sectional biomonitoring data from the United Kingdom
    Roland Ritter
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 119:225-31. 2011
    ..However, estimates of intrinsic elimination at background levels are required for risk assessments for the general population...
  13. doi request reprint Quantification of sources of PCBs to the atmosphere in urban areas: a comparison of cities in North America, Western Europe and former Yugoslavia
    Bojan Gasic
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Pollut 158:3230-5. 2010
    ..Our emission rates from the three cities agree within a factor of ten with emission estimates from a global PCB emission inventory derived from production and usage estimates and emission factors...
  14. doi request reprint Comparative assessment of the global fate of α- and β-hexachlorocyclohexane before and after phase-out
    Henry Wöhrnschimmel
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 46:2047-54. 2012
    ..The model results are only weakly sensitive to climate change-induced trends in Arctic sea-ice cover and temperature...
  15. doi request reprint Remoteness from emission sources explains the fractionation pattern of polychlorinated biphenyls in the northern hemisphere
    Harald Von Waldow
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6183-8. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Contribution of volatile precursor substances to the flux of perfluorooctanoate to the Arctic
    Urs Schenker
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3710-6. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Applications of contaminant fate and bioaccumulation models in assessing ecological risks of chemicals: a case study for gasoline hydrocarbons
    Matthew Macleod
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 8132, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6225-33. 2004
    ..We conclude that the model-based methodologies presented are widely applicable for screening level ecological risk assessments that support effective chemicals management...
  18. ncbi request reprint Measuring and modeling short-term variability of PCBs in air and characterization of urban source strength in Zurich, Switzerland
    Bojan Gasic
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 43:769-76. 2009
    ..Such studies can provide important information to derive regional and national POPs emission inventories as required under the Stockholm Convention, and to quantify the effectiveness of actions to reduce POP emissions...
  19. doi request reprint Photoreactions of mercury in surface ocean water: gross reaction kinetics and possible pathways
    Asif Qureshi
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, ICB, ETH Zurich, Zurich 8093, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 44:644-9. 2010
    ..15-0.93 h(-1) and pseudofirst order rate constants for oxidation of Hg(0) to be in the range of 0.4-1.9 h(-1). Microbes and colloids did not appreciably influence the reduction and oxidation kinetics...
  20. pmc A multi-individual pharmacokinetic model framework for interpreting time trends of persistent chemicals in human populations: application to a postban situation
    Roland Ritter
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1280-6. 2009
    ..It is current practice to use log-linear regression to fit time series of averaged cross-sectional biomonitoring data, here referred to as cross-sectional trend data (CSTD)...
  21. doi request reprint Quantifying remoteness from emission sources of persistent organic pollutants on a global scale
    Harald Von Waldow
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 44:2791-6. 2010
    ..Our results can be used to plan future measurement campaigns and extend monitoring networks...
  22. ncbi request reprint Alternative approaches for modeling gas-particle partitioning of semivolatile organic chemicals: model development and comparison
    Christian W Götz
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1272-8. 2007
    ..Practical application of the ppLFER-based model to a wide range of chemicals is currently limited by data gaps in measured Abraham solvation parameters and uncertainties in estimation methods...
  23. ncbi request reprint Improving data quality for environmental fate models: a least-squares adjustment procedure for harmonizing physicochemical properties of organic compounds
    Urs Schenker
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Honggerberg, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8434-41. 2005
    ..We present a new interpretation of property data for the PCBs and a new set of internally consistent properties and quantitative structure-property relationships that we recommend as the best currently available...
  24. doi request reprint Concentrations in ambient air and emissions of cyclic volatile methylsiloxanes in Zurich, Switzerland
    Andreas M Buser
    Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, CH 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 47:7045-51. 2013
    ..The average emission rates obtained for D5 and D6 are 120 kg d(-1) and 14 kg d(-1), respectively, which corresponds to per-capita emissions of 310 mg capita(-1) d(-1) for D5 and 36 mg capita(-1) d(-1) for D6. ..
  25. pmc Assessment of nonoccupational exposure to DDT in the tropics and the north: relevance of uptake via inhalation from indoor residual spraying
    Roland Ritter
    Safety and Environmental Technology Group, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Health Perspect 119:707-12. 2011
    ..Although the use of DDT in IRS is rising, the resulting nonoccupational exposure is poorly characterized...
  26. ncbi request reprint Multimedia persistence as an indicator of potential for population-level intake of environmental contaminants
    Matthew Macleod
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, One Cyclotron Road, 90R 3058, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2465-72. 2004
    ..Results indicate that Pov derived from screening-level assessments of persistence, bioaccumulation potential, and toxicity (PBT) is a useful indicator of the potential for population-level exposure...
  27. ncbi request reprint Measurement and modeling of diel variability of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and chlordanes in air
    Claudia Moeckel
    Centre for Chemicals Management and Department of Environmental Science, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3219-25. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Modeling global-scale fate and transport of perfluorooctanoate emitted from direct sources
    James Armitage
    Department of Applied Environmental Science ITM, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Sci Technol 40:6969-75. 2006
    ..Since water is the primary exposure medium for Arctic biota, these model results suggest that concentrations in Arctic biota may continue to rise long after direct emissions have been substantially reduced or eliminated...
  29. ncbi request reprint Application of multimedia models for screening assessment of long-range transport potential and overall persistence
    Jörg Klasmeier
    Institute of Environmental Systems Research, University of Osnabruck, D 49069 Osnabruck, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 40:53-60. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Comparing estimates of persistence and long-range transport potential among multimedia models
    Kathrin Fenner
    Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology EAWAG, CH 8600 Dubendorf, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1932-42. 2005
    ..Domains of chemical properties in which model differences lead to different results are identified, and guidance on model selection is provided for model users...
  31. ncbi request reprint Modelling the fate of persistent organic pollutants in Europe: parameterisation of a gridded distribution model
    Konstantinos Prevedouros
    Environmental Science Department, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 128:251-61. 2004
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  32. ncbi request reprint Modeling transport and deposition of contaminants to ecosystems of concern: a case study for the Laurentian Great Lakes
    Matthew Macleod
    Department of Environment and Resource Science, Trent University, 1600 Westbank Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9L 1Z7
    Environ Pollut 128:241-50. 2004
    ..Supported by an appropriate contaminant fate model, the approach can be applied to any target ecosystem of concern...
  33. ncbi request reprint A regionally segmented national scale multimedia contaminant fate model for Canada with GIS data input and display
    David Woodfine
    Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Pollut 119:341-55. 2002
    ..In total this work represents an initial attempt to address the different processes of both linking a regional model and using GIS as a tool for data analysis and management...
  34. ncbi request reprint A dynamic mass budget for toxaphene in North America
    Matthew Macleod
    Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1628-37. 2002
    ..9 million kg of toxaphene have been transported to this region from other parts of the continent. The toxaphene mass budget presented here is believed to be the first reported continental-scale multimedia mass budget for any contaminant...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluating and expressing the propagation of uncertainty in chemical fate and bioaccumulation models
    Matthew Macleod
    Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre, Environmental and Resource Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:700-9. 2002
    ..The analysis identifies those input parameters that contribute significantly to uncertainty in outputs, enabling attention to be focused on defining median values and more appropriate distributions to describe these variables...