A Turner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Plymouth
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A binary aqueous component model for the sediment-water partitioning of trace metals in natural waters
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3977-83. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Influence of synthetic surfactants on the uptake of Pd, Cd and Pb by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca
    Kanaji Masakorala
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL48AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 156:897-904. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Selenium in sediments and biota from estuaries of southwest England
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK Electronic address
    Mar Pollut Bull 73:192-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Biomonitoring of thallium availability in two estuaries of southwest England
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 69:172-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint An evaluation of the toxicity and bioaccumulation of thallium in the coastal marine environment using the macroalga, Ulva lactuca
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:2720-4. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Concentrations and bioaccessibilities of metals in exterior urban paints
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Chemosphere 86:614-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Octanol-water partitioning of chemical constituents in river water and treated sewage effluent
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
    Water Res 39:4325-34. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of ionic surfactants on the flocculation and sorption of palladium and mercury in the aquatic environment
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Water Res 42:318-26. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Bioaccessibility of metals in dust from the indoor environment: application of a physiologically based extraction test
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 41:7851-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Occurrence, distribution and characteristics of beached plastic production pellets on the island of Malta (central Mediterranean)
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:377-81. 2011

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint A binary aqueous component model for the sediment-water partitioning of trace metals in natural waters
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3977-83. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Influence of synthetic surfactants on the uptake of Pd, Cd and Pb by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca
    Kanaji Masakorala
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL48AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 156:897-904. 2008
    ..Thus, by enhancing membrane permeability, HDTMA exerts the greatest influence on metal behaviour in the presence of U. lactuca...
  3. doi request reprint Selenium in sediments and biota from estuaries of southwest England
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK Electronic address
    Mar Pollut Bull 73:192-8. 2013
    ..Although Se concentrations in some invertebrates exceed toxicity thresholds for the diet of predacious birds and fish, no specific evidence for Se toxicity exists in these estuaries. ..
  4. doi request reprint Biomonitoring of thallium availability in two estuaries of southwest England
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 69:172-7. 2013
    ..diversicolor) to 170 (F. ceranoides) in the Fal. Despite the low bioaccumulation of Tl relative to other metals measured concurrently, it is recommended that Tl be more closely monitored and better studied in the estuarine environment...
  5. doi request reprint An evaluation of the toxicity and bioaccumulation of thallium in the coastal marine environment using the macroalga, Ulva lactuca
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:2720-4. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Concentrations and bioaccessibilities of metals in exterior urban paints
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Chemosphere 86:614-8. 2012
    ..g. Cd, Pb) and greater in the intestine in others (e.g. Co, Cr). Based on total and bioaccessible concentrations in urban paints, Pb remains the metal of greatest concern from a human health perspective...
  7. ncbi request reprint Octanol-water partitioning of chemical constituents in river water and treated sewage effluent
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
    Water Res 39:4325-34. 2005
    ..Thus, although D(ow) is critical for defining the biogeochemical behaviour and potential impacts of chemical constituents in the environment, it appears to be a difficult parameter to model or predict...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of ionic surfactants on the flocculation and sorption of palladium and mercury in the aquatic environment
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Water Res 42:318-26. 2008
    ..However, greater stability of HDTMA suggests that its effects on such metals, including enhanced flocculation and sorption, are likely to be more pervasive...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bioaccessibility of metals in dust from the indoor environment: application of a physiologically based extraction test
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 41:7851-6. 2007
    ..We attribute these observations to precipitation and/or readsorption in the intestine, stabilization by complexation, or anion-like adsorption of negatively charged, polyatomic species, respectively...
  10. doi request reprint Occurrence, distribution and characteristics of beached plastic production pellets on the island of Malta (central Mediterranean)
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:377-81. 2011
    ..Qualitatively, pellets are similar to those reported for other regions of the Mediterranean in surveys spanning three decades, suggesting that they are a general and persistent characteristic of the region...
  11. doi request reprint Toxicity of tire wear particle leachate to the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 158:3650-4. 2010
    ..Given the ubiquity and abundance of TWP in urban coastal sediments, the generation, biogeochemistry and toxicity of tire leachate in the marine setting merit further attention...
  12. doi request reprint Processing of antifouling paint particles by Mytilus edulis
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 157:215-20. 2009
    ..g. shell, gill) suggested that biotic and abiotic uptake of aqueous metal was also important...
  13. doi request reprint Marine pollution from antifouling paint particles
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 60:159-71. 2010
    ..Greater caution is required by boaters and boatyards during the removal and disposal of solid wastes, and more awareness or stricter enforcement of relevant codes of practice or legislation is recommended...
  14. doi request reprint Distribution of tritium in estuarine waters: the role of organic matter
    Andrew Turner
    Consolidated Radio isotope Facility, School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, UK
    J Environ Radioact 100:890-5. 2009
    ..Further research into the estuarine biogeochemical behaviour of tritium is required and radiological distribution coefficients and concentration factors that are assumed for this radionuclide may require reconsideration...
  15. doi request reprint Accumulation of Cu and Zn from antifouling paint particles by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 157:2314-9. 2009
    ..Thus, in coastal environments where boat maintenance is practiced, discarded antifouling paint particles are an important source of Cu, but not Zn, to U. lactuca...
  16. ncbi request reprint Bioaccessibility of platinum group elements in automotive catalytic converter particulates
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean, and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:9443-8. 2008
    ..Further studies are required to elucidate any effects engendered by the long-term oral exposure of small quantities of these species...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bioaccessibility and bioavailability of Cu and Zn in sediment contaminated by antifouling paint residues
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8740-6. 2008
    ..The findings of this study have important implications regarding the cycling of trace metals in coastal waters impacted by boating activities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impacts of boat paint chips on the distribution and availability of copper in an English ria
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 151:176-81. 2008
    ..Contamination may arise directly, from relatively inert particulates, or indirectly, via release of Cu from chips to interstitial waters and its subsequent adsorption to local sediment...
  19. doi request reprint Interactions of silver nanoparticles with the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Ecotoxicology 21:148-54. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that AgNP are only indirectly toxic to marine algae through the dissolution of Ag(+) ions into bulk sea water, albeit at concentrations orders of magnitude greater than those predicted in the environment...
  20. ncbi request reprint The influence of salting out on the sorption of neutral organic compounds in estuaries
    A Turner
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, UK
    Water Res 35:4379-89. 2001
    ..An empirical model, combining the effects of salinity and particle concentration, is proposed for deriving first-order estimates of the partitioning of neutral organic compounds in estuaries...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sediment-water partitioning of inorganic mercury in estuaries
    A Turner
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 35:4648-54. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Sorption of benzo[a]pyrene to sediment contaminated by acid mine drainage: contrasting particle concentration-dependencies in river water and seawater
    Andrew Turner
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Devon, UK
    Water Res 36:2011-9. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Trace metal distribution coefficients in the Mersey Estuary, UK: evidence for salting out of metal complexes
    Andrew Turner
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Pymouth, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4578-84. 2002
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Oral bioaccessibility of trace metals in household dust: a review
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Geochem Health 33:331-41. 2011
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Hydrophobicity and octanol-water partitioning of trace metals in natural waters
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3081-91. 2004
    ..Given that octanol solubility affords an upper estimate of lipophilicity, the results of this investigation may have important implications regarding our understanding of metal bioavailability and toxicity in natural waters...
  26. ncbi request reprint Octanol-solubility of dissolved and particulate trace metals in contaminated rivers: implications for metal reactivity and availability
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 135:235-44. 2005
    ..Current strategies for assessing the bioavailability and toxicity of dissolved and particulate trace metals in natural waters may, therefore, require revision...
  27. doi request reprint Bioaccessibility of trace metals in boat paint particles
    Andrew Turner
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 73:817-24. 2010
    ..These results are critical to the formulation of risk assessments for individuals exposed to paint particles during vessel maintenance or in home environments subjected to particulate track-in...
  28. ncbi request reprint On the relationship between D(ow) and K(ow) in natural waters
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8719-27. 2005
    ..Accordingly, the experimental and modeling approaches described herein could be of great significance to an improved understanding of the fate and impacts of trace metals in the aquatic environment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adsorption kinetics of platinum group elements in river water
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1524-31. 2006
    ..Experimental results, together with independent assessments of PGE mobility from secondary sources (e.g. road dust), indicate that Pd has the greatest potential for long-range transport and bioaccumulation in the aquatic environment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Elemental concentrations and metal bioaccessibility in UK household dust
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Sci Total Environ 371:74-81. 2006
    ..Lack of correlation between metal concentrations and concentrations or ratios of C, H and N was attributed to the heterogeneous distribution of metal concentrations among the array of internal and external sources of household dust...
  31. doi request reprint Bioaccessibility of metals in soils and dusts contaminated by marine antifouling paint particles
    Andrew Turner
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 157:1526-32. 2009
    ..Accessibilities of Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn in the most contaminated solids were sufficient to be cause for concern for individuals working in the boat repair industry and to the wider, local community...
  32. doi request reprint Speciation and reactivity of Cisplatin in river water and seawater
    Lisa Curtis
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 44:3345-50. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Partitioning of mercury onto suspended sediments in estuaries
    S M Le Roux
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, UK
    J Environ Monit 3:37-42. 2001
    ..In this paper, physico-chemical processes are proposed to explain the estuarine behaviour of Hg and the results are discussed in terms of Hg availability in estuarine systems...
  34. ncbi request reprint Influence of organic complexation on the adsorption kinetics of nickel in river waters
    M Martino
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2383-8. 2003
    ..The experimental and model results indicate that the toxicity, availability, and transport of Ni in freshwater environments are largely dictated by the concentration of DOM and the speciation of Ni entering the watercourse...
  35. doi request reprint Antifouling biocides in discarded marine paint particles
    Rachel Parks
    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Science, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 60:1226-30. 2010
    ..Results are discussed in terms of UK legislation regarding biocide usage and the likely effects and fate of discarded paint particles in coastal environments where boats are repaired or moored...
  36. doi request reprint Leaching of copper and zinc from spent antifouling paint particles
    Nimisha Singh
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL48AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 157:371-6. 2009
    ..These findings have important environmental and biological implications regarding the deliberate or inadvertent disposal of antifouling paint residues...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mobilization, adsorption, and bioavailability of Pt and Pd in coastal sediments: the role of the polychaete, Arenicola marina
    Ben French
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3543-9. 2008
    ..The findings of this study improve our understanding of the availability, cycling, and fate of Pt and Pd in contaminated estuaries and coastal waters...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sorption of ionic surfactants to estuarine sediment and their influence on the sequestration of phenanthrene
    Tracey Jones-Hughes
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1688-97. 2005
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  39. doi request reprint Surfactant-induced mobilisation of trace metals from estuarine sediment: implications for contaminant bioaccessibility and remediation
    Anu Singh
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL48AA, UK
    Environ Pollut 157:646-53. 2009
    ..Surfactants may play an important role in the solubilisation of metals in the digestive environment of deposit-feeding animals and, potentially, in the remediation of metal-contaminated soil and sediment...
  40. ncbi request reprint Impact of low doses of tritium on the marine mussel, Mytilus edulis: genotoxic effects and tissue-specific bioconcentration
    Awadhesh N Jha
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Mutat Res 586:47-57. 2005
    ..The study also suggests that the generic dose limits recommended by the International Atomic Energy Agency for the protection of aquatic biota might not be applicable to all aquatic organisms...
  41. ncbi request reprint Are low doses of tritium genotoxic to Mytilus edulis?
    Awadhesh N Jha
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Environ Res 62:S297-300. 2006
    ..Since less than 500 microGy h(-1) 3H is capable of inducing genetic damage, generic doses recommended by the IAEA for the protection of aquatic biota may be overestimated for some organisms...
  42. ncbi request reprint Behaviour of palladium(II), platinum(IV), and rhodium(III) in artificial and natural waters: influence of reactor surface and geochemistry on metal recovery
    Antonio Cobelo-Garcia
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Anal Chim Acta 585:202-10. 2007
    ..The results have important implications regarding protocols employed for sample preservation and controlled laboratory experiments used in the study of the speciation and biogeochemical behaviour of PGE...
  43. doi request reprint Trace metals in antifouling paint particles and their heterogeneous contamination of coastal sediments
    Nimisha Singh
    School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 58:559-64. 2009
    ..Clearly, antifouling residues represent a highly significant, heterogeneous source of metallic contamination in the marine environment where boating activities occur...
  44. ncbi request reprint Fractionation and reactivity of platinum group elements during estuarine mixing
    Antonio Cobelo-Garcia
    School of Earth, Ocean, and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 42:1096-101. 2008
    ..The results of this study improve our understanding of and ability to predict the transport and fate of PGE in estuaries where these metals are mobilized or discharged...
  45. doi request reprint Where are people being tested for anti-HCV in England? Results from sentinel laboratory surveillance
    L J Brant
    Immunisation Department, Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    J Viral Hepat 15:729-39. 2008
    ..Local laboratories should review data on testing locations and proportion positive to inform local initiatives to improve testing and yield...