Jonathan L Barber

Summary

Affiliation: Lancaster University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Air-side and plant-side resistances influence the uptake of airborne PCBs by evergreen plants
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3224-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances in air samples from Northwest Europe
    Jonathan L Barber
    Centre for Chemicals Management and Environmental Science Department, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK LA1 4YQ
    J Environ Monit 9:530-41. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal variability in air concentrations of short-chain (C10-C13) and medium-chain (C14-C17) chlorinated n-alkanes measured in the U.K. atmosphere
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4407-15. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Hexachlorobenzene in the global environment: emissions, levels, distribution, trends and processes
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Sci Total Environ 349:1-44. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Exchange of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) between air and a mixed pasture sward
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3892-900. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Current issues and uncertainties in the measurement and modelling of air-vegetation exchange and within-plant processing of POPs
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 128:99-138. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Study of plant-air transfer of PCBs from an evergreen shrub: implications for mechanisms and modeling
    Jonathan L Barber
    Departments of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, U K
    Environ Sci Technol 37:3838-44. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigation into the importance of the stomatal pathway in the exchange of PCBs between air and plants
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4282-7. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Field calibration of polyurethane foam disk passive air samplers for PBDEs
    Chakra Chaemfa
    Centre for Chemicals Management, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    J Environ Monit 11:1859-65. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential contamination of shipboard air samples by diffusive emissions of PCBs and other organic pollutants: implications and solutions
    Rainer Lohmann
    Environmental Science Department, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3965-70. 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Air-side and plant-side resistances influence the uptake of airborne PCBs by evergreen plants
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3224-9. 2002
    ..The findings indicate that plant-side resistance can have an important effect on uptake rates of different PCB congeners in the field, even when air-side resistance is high...
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances in air samples from Northwest Europe
    Jonathan L Barber
    Centre for Chemicals Management and Environmental Science Department, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK LA1 4YQ
    J Environ Monit 9:530-41. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal variability in air concentrations of short-chain (C10-C13) and medium-chain (C14-C17) chlorinated n-alkanes measured in the U.K. atmosphere
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4407-15. 2005
    ..PCAs appear to be released from multiple sources around the country, as a result of the diffusive, open industrial and construction use of the technical mixtures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hexachlorobenzene in the global environment: emissions, levels, distribution, trends and processes
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Sci Total Environ 349:1-44. 2005
    ..Whilst the amount of HCB being emitted from contemporary soil is much lower, only a small amount of re-emission of HCB from soil to air is required to maintain contemporary air concentrations under the current primary emission scenario...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exchange of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) between air and a mixed pasture sward
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3892-900. 2004
    ..e., differences between plant species in cuticle composition and/or structure affecting the permeability of the cuticle are of greater importance than differences in leaf morphology affecting aerodynamic roughness...
  6. ncbi request reprint Current issues and uncertainties in the measurement and modelling of air-vegetation exchange and within-plant processing of POPs
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 128:99-138. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Study of plant-air transfer of PCBs from an evergreen shrub: implications for mechanisms and modeling
    Jonathan L Barber
    Departments of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, U K
    Environ Sci Technol 37:3838-44. 2003
    ..This has important implications for terrestrial food chain transfer and global cycling with leaf concentrations remaining elevated long after a contamination event...
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigation into the importance of the stomatal pathway in the exchange of PCBs between air and plants
    Jonathan L Barber
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4282-7. 2002
    ..05). The results of the study indicate that there is a stomatal effect on the rate of exchange of PCBs between Hemerocallis leaves and air...
  9. doi request reprint Field calibration of polyurethane foam disk passive air samplers for PBDEs
    Chakra Chaemfa
    Centre for Chemicals Management, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    J Environ Monit 11:1859-65. 2009
    ..5-9.8, 7.4-12.4, and 4.7-6.6 pg/m(3), respectively. This suggests the robustness of this sampler in comparisons between regional and global campaigns where these three designs are employed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Potential contamination of shipboard air samples by diffusive emissions of PCBs and other organic pollutants: implications and solutions
    Rainer Lohmann
    Environmental Science Department, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3965-70. 2004
    ..The implications of these findings for past and future studies of global POPs distribution are discussed. Recommendations are made to help critically appraise and minimize the problems of insidious/diffusive shipboard contamination...
  11. doi request reprint A study of aerosol entrapment and the influence of wind speed, chamber design and foam density on polyurethane foam passive air samplers used for persistent organic pollutants
    Chakra Chaemfa
    Centre for Chemicals Management, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK LA1 4YQ
    J Environ Monit 11:1135-9. 2009
    ..Further work is required to investigate how quantitative such entrapment or 'sampling' is under different ambient conditions, and with different aerosol sizes and types...
  12. doi request reprint Field calibration of polyurethane foam (PUF) disk passive air samplers for PCBs and OC pesticides
    Chakra Chaemfa
    Centre for Chemicals Management and Environmental Science Department, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA14YQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 156:1290-7. 2008
    ..Small differences in dimensions between the 3 designs of passive sampler chamber had no discernable effect on accumulation rates, allowing comparison with previously published data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spatial distribution of atmospheric PAHs and PCNs along a north-south Atlantic transect
    Foday M Jaward
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Pollut 132:173-81. 2004
    ..5-2.5:1. The mechanism(s) causing this observation is/are not understood at present, but dynamic environmental process(es) is/are implicated...
  14. doi request reprint Screening for PFOS and PFOA in European air using passive samplers
    Chakra Chaemfa
    Centre for Chemicals Management, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    J Environ Monit 12:1100-9. 2010
    ..This study gives some encouragement to the idea that PUF-PAS can be used to sample PFASs. From our knowledge, this is the first study using untreated PUF disks to sample ionic PFASs in the atmosphere...
  15. ncbi request reprint Uptake and storage of PCBs by plant cuticles
    Claudia Moeckel
    Centre for Chemicals Management, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:100-5. 2008
    ..Leaf surface area is, therefore, likely to control the ability of vegetation to scavenge these compounds from the air in many field situations...
  16. ncbi request reprint A novel analytical approach for visualizing and tracking organic chemicals in plants
    Edward Wild
    Departments of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4195-9. 2004
    ..Many other applications are envisaged for TPEM, in visualizing organic chemicals within different matrixes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evidence for dynamic air-water coupling and cycling of persistent organic pollutants over the open Atlantic Ocean
    Foday M Jaward
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2617-25. 2004
    ..However, the precise mechanisms remain unclear; further studies are urgently required to elucidate them...
  18. ncbi request reprint Air-water distribution of hexachlorobenzene and 4,4'-DDE along a North-South Atlantic transect
    Kees Booij
    Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, PO Box 59, 1790 AB Texel, The Netherlands
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:814-9. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint An improved method for the analysis of volatile polyfluorinated alkyl substances in environmental air samples
    Annika Jahnke
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, Institute for Coastal Research, GKSS Research Centre, Max Planck Str 1, 21502, Geesthacht, Germany
    Anal Bioanal Chem 387:965-75. 2007
    ..The applicability of the method was demonstrated by means of environmental air samples from an urban and a rural location in Northern Germany...
  20. pmc Estrogen-like properties of fluorotelomer alcohols as revealed by mcf-7 breast cancer cell proliferation
    Marleen Maras
    Laboratory for Ecophysiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Environ Health Perspect 114:100-5. 2006
    ..The latter finding suggests an alternative mode of action of the fluorotelomer alcohols compared with that of E2. This study clearly underlines the need for future in vivo testing for specific endocrine-related end points...