M A J Huijbregts

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nijmegen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Geographical scenario uncertainty in generic fate and exposure factors of toxic pollutants for life-cycle impact assessment
    M A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Mathematics and Computing Science, University of Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, NL 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 51:501-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating uncertainty in environmental life-cycle assessment. A case study comparing two insulation options for a Dutch one-family dwelling
    Mark A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Studies, University of Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, NL 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2600-8. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Model and input uncertainty in multi-media fate modeling: benzo[a]pyrene concentrations in Europe
    Mara Hauck
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 72:959-67. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Human population intake fractions and environmental fate factors of toxic pollutants in life cycle impact assessment
    Mark A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6500GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 61:1495-504. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Critical body residues linked to octanol-water partitioning, organism composition, and LC50 QSARs: meta-analysis and model
    A Jan Hendriks
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9010, NL 6500 GL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 39:3226-36. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Substance or space? The relative importance of substance properties and environmental characteristics in modeling the fate of chemicals in Europe
    Anne Hollander
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:44-51. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Bioaccumulation potential of air contaminants: combining biological allometry, chemical equilibrium and mass-balances to predict accumulation of air pollutants in various mammals
    Karin Veltman
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 238:47-55. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A new twist on an old regression: transfer of chemicals to beef and milk in human and ecological risk assessment
    A Jan Hendriks
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Mathematics and Computing Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 70:46-56. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cadmium accumulation in herbivorous and carnivorous small mammals: meta-analysis of field data and validation of the bioaccumulation model Optimal Modeling for Ecotoxicological Applications
    Karin Veltman
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, Toernooiveld 1, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1488-96. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Including sorption to black carbon in modeling bioaccumulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: uncertainty analysis and comparison to field data
    Mara Hauck
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2738-44. 2007

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Geographical scenario uncertainty in generic fate and exposure factors of toxic pollutants for life-cycle impact assessment
    M A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Mathematics and Computing Science, University of Nijmegen, Toernooiveld 1, NL 6525 ED Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 51:501-8. 2003
    ..This uncertainty is mainly caused by the continental difference in the average soil erosion rate, the dimensions of the fresh water and agricultural soil compartment, and the fraction of drinking water coming from ground water...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating uncertainty in environmental life-cycle assessment. A case study comparing two insulation options for a Dutch one-family dwelling
    Mark A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Studies, University of Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, NL 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2600-8. 2003
    ..The thickest insulation option has the lowest impact on global warming and eutrophication, and the highest impact on stratospheric ozone depletion...
  3. doi request reprint Model and input uncertainty in multi-media fate modeling: benzo[a]pyrene concentrations in Europe
    Mara Hauck
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 72:959-67. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that uncertainty in Simplebox can be as large as three orders of magnitude for BaP concentrations in the environment and would be substantially underestimated by focusing on one source of uncertainty only...
  4. ncbi request reprint Human population intake fractions and environmental fate factors of toxic pollutants in life cycle impact assessment
    Mark A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6500GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 61:1495-504. 2005
    ..e. the distinction between rural and urban air, including rain-no rain conditions and including soil depth dependent intermedia transport...
  5. ncbi request reprint Critical body residues linked to octanol-water partitioning, organism composition, and LC50 QSARs: meta-analysis and model
    A Jan Hendriks
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9010, NL 6500 GL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 39:3226-36. 2005
    ..Moreover, the concept is applied to species (e.g., plants, lean animals) and substances (e.g., specific modes of action) that were scarcely studied quantitatively so far...
  6. doi request reprint Substance or space? The relative importance of substance properties and environmental characteristics in modeling the fate of chemicals in Europe
    Anne Hollander
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:44-51. 2009
    ..It is argued that the influence of environmental characteristics as predictors of exposure concentrations of chemicals deserves better attention in comparative risk assessment with conventional nonspatial multimedia box models...
  7. doi request reprint Bioaccumulation potential of air contaminants: combining biological allometry, chemical equilibrium and mass-balances to predict accumulation of air pollutants in various mammals
    Karin Veltman
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 238:47-55. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint A new twist on an old regression: transfer of chemicals to beef and milk in human and ecological risk assessment
    A Jan Hendriks
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Mathematics and Computing Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Chemosphere 70:46-56. 2007
    ..Several possibilities for additional refinement are identified...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cadmium accumulation in herbivorous and carnivorous small mammals: meta-analysis of field data and validation of the bioaccumulation model Optimal Modeling for Ecotoxicological Applications
    Karin Veltman
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, Toernooiveld 1, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1488-96. 2007
    ..Comparison with empirical elimination rates shows that rate constants of loss are accurately predicted assuming that cadmium is only released via growth dilution...
  10. ncbi request reprint Including sorption to black carbon in modeling bioaccumulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: uncertainty analysis and comparison to field data
    Mara Hauck
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2738-44. 2007
    ..This implies that including routine measurements of BC contents is crucial in improving risk estimations of PAHs...
  11. doi request reprint The impact of an additional ecotoxicity test on ecological quality standards
    Irmgard Henning-de Jong
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, NL 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:2037-45. 2009
    ..The paper identifies indicators that can be used to evaluate the potential impact of an extra ecotoxicity test...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a right-to-know web site that presents estimated cancer risks for air emissions of large industrial facilities
    Ad M J Ragas
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, GL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 2:365-74. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Is cumulative fossil energy demand a useful indicator for the environmental performance of products?
    Mark A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, NL 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 40:641-8. 2006
    ..A major reason for this high uncertainty is nonfossil energy related emissions and land use, such as landfill leachates, radionuclide emissions, and land use in agriculture and forestry...
  14. ncbi request reprint Human-toxicological effect and damage factors of carcinogenic and noncarcinogenic chemicals for life cycle impact assessment
    Mark A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 1:181-244. 2005
    ..The interspecies conversion factor, the (non)cancer effect conversion factor, and the average noncancer damage factor dominate the overall uncertainty...
  15. ncbi request reprint A comparison between the multimedia fate and exposure models CalTOX and uniform system for evaluation of substances adapted for life-cycle assessment based on the population intake fraction of toxic pollutants
    Mark A J Huijbregts
    Department of Environmental Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6500GL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:486-93. 2005
    ..Finally, it was found that quantitative structure-activity relationship estimates for superhydrophobics may introduce considerable uncertainty in the calculation of population intake fractions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Estimating the impact of high-production-volume chemicals on remote ecosystems by toxic pressure calculation
    Jasper V Harbers
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Wetland and Water Research, Faculty of Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1573-80. 2006
    ..With 95% confidence, 283 of the 343 chemicals (83%) contribute negligibly (less than 0.1%) to overall toxic pressure, and only 60 (17%) need further consideration...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prediction of ecological no-effect concentrations for initial risk assessment: combining substance-specific data and database information
    Willem Roelofs
    Department of Environmental Studies, University of Nijmegen, 6500 GL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:1387-93. 2003
    ..Sample calculations indicate that the proposed method may provide a good alternative for currently applied methods for initial risk assessment, particularly if few toxicity data are available...
  18. ncbi request reprint Calculating life-cycle assessment effect factors from potentially affected fraction-based ecotoxicological response functions
    Dik Van De Meent
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory of Ecological Risk Assessment, P O Box 1, 3720BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1573-8. 2005
    ..When such conditions are not met or if necessary parameter values are unavailable, use of a fixed value for the TMoA-specific component is recommended...
  19. ncbi request reprint Uncertainty in msPAF-based ecotoxicological effect factors for freshwater ecosystems in life cycle impact assessment
    Rosalie van Zelm
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9010, 6500 GL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 3:203-10. 2007
    ..It is recommended that the ecotoxicological effect factor of a chemical is based on toxicity data of at least 4 species...
  20. ncbi request reprint Empirical evaluation of spatial and non-spatial European-scale multimedia fate models: results and implications for chemical risk assessment
    James M Armitage
    Department of Applied Environmental Science ITM, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 9:572-81. 2007
    ..These results were discussed in terms of factors influencing model performance such as the steady-state assumption, inaccuracies in emission estimates and the representativeness of monitoring data...
  21. ncbi request reprint PestScreen: a screening approach for scoring and ranking pesticides by their environmental and toxicological concern
    Ronnie Juraske
    Department of Chemical Engineering, ETSEQ, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Av Paisos Catalans 26, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Environ Int 33:886-93. 2007
    ..Results for 217 pesticides are presented and the practical implementation is illustrated on behalf of three practical case studies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Spatial variability and uncertainty in ecological risk assessment: a case study on the potential risk of cadmium for the little owl in a Dutch river flood plain
    Lammert Kooistra
    Centre for Geo Information, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 39:2177-87. 2005
    ..Further research that expands the procedure presented in this paper is necessary to improve the incorporation of spatial factors in ecological risk assessment...
  23. doi request reprint Species sensitivity distributions for suspended clays, sediment burial, and grain size change in the marine environment
    Mathijs G D Smit
    Dutch Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, P O Box 57, 1780 AB, Den Helder, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:1006-12. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Normalisation in product life cycle assessment: an LCA of the global and European economic systems in the year 2000
    Anneke Wegener Sleeswijk
    GLOBRIGHT, Reitzstraat 7, 2332 XV Leiden, The Netherlands
    Sci Total Environ 390:227-40. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Ranking of agricultural pesticides in the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt basin based on toxic pressure in marine ecosystems
    Irmgard Henning-de Jong
    Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:737-45. 2008
    ..4 x 10(-2) and 3.9 x 10(-2), respectively. Pesticides applied to potato cropland and fruit trees contributed most to the overall toxic pressure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Time horizon dependent characterization factors for acidification in life-cycle assessment based on forest plant species occurrence in Europe
    Rosalie van Zelm
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute for Water and Wetland Research, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9010, 6500 GL, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 41:922-7. 2007
    ..4-2.0 times greater than those for NO(x). Aggregation of damage due to acidification with other impact categories on the European scale becomes feasible with the applied approach...