Eric Garshick

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Use of pedometer and Internet-mediated walking program in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Marilyn L Moy
    Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veteran Affairs VA, Washington, DC, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:485-96. 2010
  2. pmc Lung cancer and elemental carbon exposure in trucking industry workers
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1301-6. 2012
  3. pmc Systemic inflammation and reduced pulmonary function in chronic spinal cord injury
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    PM R 3:433-9. 2011
  4. pmc Lung cancer and vehicle exhaust in trucking industry workers
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1327-32. 2008
  5. pmc Risk factors for chest illness in chronic spinal cord injury: a prospective study
    Kelly L Stolzmann
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:576-83. 2010
  6. pmc Association between mobility mode and C-reactive protein levels in men with chronic spinal cord injury
    Leslie R Morse
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:726-31. 2008
  7. pmc A structural approach to address the healthy-worker survivor effect in occupational cohorts: an application in the trucking industry cohort
    Andreas M Neophytou
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:442-7. 2014
  8. pmc Ischaemic heart disease mortality and years of work in trucking industry workers
    Jaime E Hart
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:523-8. 2013
  9. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and inflammatory markers in nonsmokers in the trucking industry
    Yueh Hsiu Mathilda Chiu
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1294-300. 2011
  10. pmc Determinants of lung volumes in chronic spinal cord injury
    Evan L Stepp
    Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1499-506. 2008

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  1. pmc Use of pedometer and Internet-mediated walking program in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Marilyn L Moy
    Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veteran Affairs VA, Washington, DC, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:485-96. 2010
    ..In this preliminary study, an Internet-mediated walking program using the Omron significantly increased step counts in COPD...
  2. pmc Lung cancer and elemental carbon exposure in trucking industry workers
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1301-6. 2012
    ..Efforts to define lung cancer risk in these studies have been limited in part by lack of quantitative exposure estimates...
  3. pmc Systemic inflammation and reduced pulmonary function in chronic spinal cord injury
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    PM R 3:433-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the relationship between systemic inflammation and pulmonary function in persons with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  4. pmc Lung cancer and vehicle exhaust in trucking industry workers
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1327-32. 2008
    ..Interpretation of these studies specifically implicating diesel exhaust as a carcinogen has been limited because of limited exposure measurements and lack of work records relating job title to exposure-related job duties...
  5. pmc Risk factors for chest illness in chronic spinal cord injury: a prospective study
    Kelly L Stolzmann
    Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:576-83. 2010
    ..Chest illnesses commonly cause morbidity in persons with chronic spinal cord injury. Risk factors remain poorly characterized because previous studies have not accounted for factors other than spinal cord injury...
  6. pmc Association between mobility mode and C-reactive protein levels in men with chronic spinal cord injury
    Leslie R Morse
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:726-31. 2008
    ..To assess clinical determinants of systemic inflammation in persons with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  7. pmc A structural approach to address the healthy-worker survivor effect in occupational cohorts: an application in the trucking industry cohort
    Andreas M Neophytou
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 71:442-7. 2014
    ..G-estimation of structural failure time models is an approach for reducing this type of bias. Accelerated failure time models have recently been applied in an occupational cohort but cumulative failure time models have not...
  8. pmc Ischaemic heart disease mortality and years of work in trucking industry workers
    Jaime E Hart
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:523-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, the authors examined the association of increasing years of work in jobs with vehicle exhaust exposure and IHD mortality within the cohort...
  9. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and inflammatory markers in nonsmokers in the trucking industry
    Yueh Hsiu Mathilda Chiu
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1294-300. 2011
    ..Few studies have directly assessed the association of secondhand smoke (SHS) with cardiovascular disease-related inflammatory markers, and the findings are inconsistent...
  10. pmc Determinants of lung volumes in chronic spinal cord injury
    Evan L Stepp
    Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1499-506. 2008
    ..To characterize determinants of lung volumes in chronic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  11. pmc Effects of wind on background particle concentrations at truck freight terminals
    Ronald Garcia
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:36-48. 2007
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  12. pmc Participation in organized sports is positively associated with employment in adults with spinal cord injury
    Cheri Blauwet
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 92:393-401. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between participation in organized sports programs and employment in adults with chronic spinal cord injury...
  13. pmc Longitudinal change in FEV1 and FVC in chronic spinal cord injury
    Kelly L Stolzmann
    VA Boston Healthcare System, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:781-6. 2008
    ..Although respiratory dysfunction is common in chronic spinal cord injury (SCI), determinants of longitudinal change in FEV(1) and FVC have not been assessed...
  14. pmc Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry of the distal femur may be more reliable than the proximal tibia in spinal cord injury
    Leslie R Morse
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:827-31. 2009
    ..To evaluate the precision of dual energy x-ray absorptiometry scanning at 2 skeletal sites at the knee (proximal femur and distal tibia) in people with SCI...
  15. pmc Barriers to providing dual energy x-ray absorptiometry services to individuals with spinal cord injury
    Leslie R Morse
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88:57-60. 2009
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  16. pmc Predictors of cardiopulmonary hospitalization in chronic spinal cord injury
    Anthony C Waddimba
    Research and Development Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:193-200. 2009
    ..Circulatory and respiratory system illnesses are leading causes of death in patients with chronic SCI, yet risk factors for related hospitalizations have not been characterized...
  17. pmc Determinants of forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC), and FEV1/FVC in chronic spinal cord injury
    Nitin B Jain
    Research Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1327-33. 2006
    ..To assess factors that influence pulmonary function, because respiratory system dysfunction is common in chronic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  18. pmc Smoking imputation and lung cancer in railroad workers exposed to diesel exhaust
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, MA 02132, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:709-18. 2006
    ..An association between diesel exhaust exposure and lung cancer mortality in a large retrospective cohort study of US railroad workers has previously been reported. However, specific information regarding cigarette smoking was unavailable...
  19. pmc Lung cancer in railroad workers exposed to diesel exhaust
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1539-43. 2004
    ..Key words: diesel exhaust, lung cancer, occupational exposure...
  20. pmc Cause-specific mortality in the unionized U.S. trucking industry
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1192-6. 2007
    ..Occupational and population-based studies have related exposure to fine particulate air pollution, and specifically particulate matter from vehicle exhausts, to cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer...
  21. pmc Overview of particulate exposures in the US trucking industry
    Thomas J Smith
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Environ Monit 8:711-20. 2006
    ..This distribution overlaps substantially with the general public's exposure to these sources...
  22. pmc Long-term ambient multipollutant exposures and mortality
    Jaime E Hart
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:73-8. 2011
    ..Additionally, two studies have observed higher risks in individuals with occupational dust, gas, or fume exposure...
  23. pmc Workplace secondhand smoke exposure in the U.S. trucking industry
    Yueh Hsiu Chiu
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:216-21. 2010
    ..Although the smoking rate in the United States is declining because of an increase of smoke-free laws, among blue-collar workers it remains higher than that among many other occupational groups...
  24. pmc Dyspnea during daily activities in chronic spinal cord injury
    Noel F Grandas
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1631-5. 2005
    ..To assess factors associated with breathlessness in chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) during daily activities...
  25. pmc Historical estimation of diesel exhaust exposure in a cohort study of U.S. railroad workers and lung cancer
    Francine Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:911-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, although precise historical estimates of exposure are not available, weighting factors helped better define the exposure-response relationship of diesel exhaust with lung cancer mortality...
  26. pmc A cross-sectional study of secondhand smoke exposure and respiratory symptoms in non-current smokers in the U.S. trucking industry: SHS exposure and respiratory symptoms
    Francine Laden
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:93. 2013
    ..We assessed the association between SHS and respiratory symptoms in 1,562 non-current smoking U.S. trucking industry workers...
  27. pmc Association between sclerostin and bone density in chronic spinal cord injury
    Leslie R Morse
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:352-9. 2012
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  28. pmc Smoking behavior in trucking industry workers
    Nitin B Jain
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:1013-20. 2006
    ..We assessed the relationship between job title and smoking behavior as part of a study on occupational exposures and lung cancer...
  29. pmc Free-living physical activity in COPD: assessment with accelerometer and activity checklist
    Marilyn L Moy
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Boston, MA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:277-86. 2009
    ..Low intrasubject variation was found in free-living physical activity, which is significantly associated with clinical measures of COPD status...
  30. pmc Plasma fluorescent oxidation products and short-term occupational particulate exposures
    Jaime E Hart
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:953-60. 2012
    ..Evidence suggests that fine particulate air pollution results in oxidative induced tissue damage...
  31. pmc Respiratory symptoms and intensity of occupational dust exposure
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:515-20. 2004
    ..Occupational exposure to dusts may result in chronic respiratory symptoms...
  32. pmc Multivariate models of determinants of health-related quality of life in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Marilyn L Moy
    Department of Veteran Affairs VA, Veterans Health Administration, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Boston, MA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:643-54. 2009
    ..To optimize HRQL, clinicians should pay attention to a number of clinical and physiological factors...
  33. pmc Accuracy of uniaxial accelerometer in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Marilyn L Moy
    Department of Veteran Affairs VA, Veterans Health Administration, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:611-7. 2008
    ..The accuracy declines in subjects with COPD based on walking speed. Prior to using the ActiHealth accelerometer, researchers and clinicians should assess walking speed and percent step capture in each subject...
  34. pmc Spatial modeling of PM10 and NO2 in the continental United States, 1985-2000
    Jaime E Hart
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1690-6. 2009
    ..However, many have been limited to city-specific average pollution measures or spatial or land-use regression exposure models in small geographic areas...
  35. pmc Adiponectin is a candidate biomarker of lower extremity bone density in men with chronic spinal cord injury
    Ashley L Doherty
    Spaulding Harvard Spinal Cord Injury SCI Model System, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 29:251-9. 2014
    ..For wheelchair users, adipose-derived adiponectin may contribute to SCI-induced osteoporosis because the osteoprotective benefits of obesity appear to require mechanical loading during ambulation...
  36. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality in diesel-exposed railroad workers
    Jaime E Hart
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1013-7. 2006
    ..Further study is needed to assess whether this risk is observed after exposure to exhaust from later-generation diesel engines with modern emission controls...
  37. pmc Residence near a major road and respiratory symptoms in U.S. Veterans
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service and Research Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Epidemiology 14:728-36. 2003
    ..However, a relationship of adult respiratory disease with exposure to vehicular traffic has not been established...
  38. pmc Factors associated with health-related quality of life in chronic spinal cord injury
    Nitin B Jain
    VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:387-96. 2007
    ..Therefore, we assessed whether these factors were associated with HRQoL in SCI using an SCI-specific HRQoL questionnaire...
  39. pmc B-cell maturation antigen, a proliferation-inducing ligand, and B-cell activating factor are candidate mediators of spinal cord injury-induced autoimmunity
    Jonah W Saltzman
    Department of Cytokine Biology, Forsyth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Neurotrauma 30:434-40. 2013
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  40. pmc Traffic-related exposures and biomarkers of systemic inflammation, endothelial activation and oxidative stress: a panel study in the US trucking industry
    Andreas M Neophytou
    Exposure Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Heath, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 12:105. 2013
    ..In the present study we assess the relationships of short-term exposures with inflammatory endothelial activation and oxidative stress biomarker levels in a population of trucking industry workers...
  41. pmc Circulating sclerostin is elevated in short-term and reduced in long-term SCI
    Ricardo A Battaglino
    The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Bone 51:600-5. 2012
    ..These findings support a dual role for sclerostin after SCI: a therapeutic target in acute SCI, and a biomarker of osteoporosis severity in chronic SCI...
  42. pmc Respiratory dysfunction and management in spinal cord injury
    Robert Brown
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Respir Care 51:853-68;discussion 869-70. 2006
    ..Recently described but not yet available for general use is activation of the abdominal muscles via an epidural electrode placed at spinal cord level T9-L1...
  43. pmc Alcohol use associated with cervical spinal cord injury
    Anne Garrison
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 27:111-5. 2004
    ..To determine whether alcohol use at time of spinal cord injury (SCI) is more common with cervical injury than with lower levels of spinal injury...
  44. pmc Association of shoulder pain with the use of mobility devices in persons with chronic spinal cord injury
    Nitin B Jain
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    PM R 2:896-900. 2010
    ..To assess the prevalence of shoulder pain and its association with the use of assistive devices for mobility in persons with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  45. pmc A multidimensional computer adaptive test approach to dyspnea assessment
    Anna Norweg
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1561-9. 2011
    ..To develop and test a prototype dyspnea computer adaptive test (CAT)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relation between blood lead levels and childhood anemia in India
    Nitin B Jain
    VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:968-73. 2005
    ..7 (95% confidence interval: 1.1, 2.6). Health agencies in India should note the association of elevated blood lead levels with anemia and make further efforts to curb lead pollution and childhood anemia...
  47. pmc Nicotine contamination in particulate matter sampling
    Yueh Hsiu Chiu
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:601-7. 2009
    ..5) was low (</= 50 mug/m(3)). It is therefore important to account for personal and secondhand smoke exposure while assessing occupational and environmental PM...
  48. pmc VA-based survey of osteoporosis management in spinal cord injury
    Leslie R Morse
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    PM R 1:240-4. 2009
    ..This study sought to characterize the diagnosis and management practices within the VA health care system for osteoporosis following SCI...
  49. doi request reprint Satisfaction of women urologists with maternity leave and childbirth timing
    Lori B Lerner
    Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
    J Urol 183:282-6. 2010
    ..Women physicians must consider many conflicting issues when timing childbirth. We characterized maternity leave, breast-feeding practices and satisfaction associated with pregnancy timing in women urologists...
  50. pmc Spirometry testing standards in spinal cord injury
    Alyson Kelley
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, and Rehabilitation Medicine Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Chest 123:725-30. 2003
    ..Because muscle paralysis makes it uncertain whether subjects with spinal cord injury (SCI) can perform spirometry in accordance with American Thoracic Society (ATS) standards, determinants of test failure were examined...
  51. pmc Vehicle traffic as a source of particulate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in the Mexico City metropolitan area
    Linsey C Marr
    Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2584-92. 2004
    ..These results indicate that exposure to vehicle-related PAH emissions on Mexico City's roadways may present an important public health risk...
  52. pmc Adipose tissue levels of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Penelope J E Quintana
    San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4162, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:854-61. 2004
    ..Given the persistence of pesticides in the environment, these findings are still relevant today...
  53. pmc Exposure of trucking company workers to particulate matter during the winter
    Byeong Kyu Lee
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ulsan, Mugeo dong, Ulsan 680 749, Korea
    Chemosphere 61:1677-90. 2005
    ..5 and OC concentrations in both the area and personal exposure concentrations. However, significant correlations between the PM2.5 and EC concentrations and between the OC and EC concentrations were not identified...
  54. pmc Assessment of diesel particulate matter exposure in the workplace: freight terminals
    Rebecca J Sheesley
    Environmental Chemistry and Technology Program, University of Wisconsin, 660 N Park St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Environ Monit 10:305-14. 2008
    ..4 +/- 9.5% for the terminal yard samples. A relatively consistent mobile source impact was present at all the terminals only when considering percentage of total OC concentrations, not in terms of absolute concentrations...