Ronald A Hites

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of tree bark as a passive atmospheric sampler for flame retardants, PCBs, and organochlorine pesticides
    Amina Salamova
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6196-201. 2010
  2. pmc Measurement of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and metabolites in mouse plasma after exposure to a commercial pentabromodiphenyl ether mixture
    Xinghua Qiu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1052-8. 2007
  3. pmc Hydroxylated metabolites of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in human blood samples from the United States
    Xinghua Qiu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:93-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Electron impact and electron capture negative ionization mass spectra of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:2243-52. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the environment and in people: a meta-analysis of concentrations
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:945-56. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Global assessment of organic contaminants in farmed salmon
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Science 303:226-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Global assessment of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in farmed and wild salmon
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4945-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipid composition and contaminants in farmed and wild salmon
    M Coreen Hamilton
    AXYS Analytical Services, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8622-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Dechlorane plus and other flame retardants in a sediment core from Lake Ontario
    Xinghua Qiu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6014-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of wind and air trajectory directions on atmospheric concentrations of persistent organic pollutants near the Great Lakes
    William D Hafner
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7817-25. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of tree bark as a passive atmospheric sampler for flame retardants, PCBs, and organochlorine pesticides
    Amina Salamova
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6196-201. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Measurement of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and metabolites in mouse plasma after exposure to a commercial pentabromodiphenyl ether mixture
    Xinghua Qiu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1052-8. 2007
    ..Previous studies have shown that polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) behave as weak estrogens in animal and cell culture bioassays. In vivo metabolites of PBDEs are suspected to cause these effects...
  3. pmc Hydroxylated metabolites of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in human blood samples from the United States
    Xinghua Qiu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:93-8. 2009
    ..A previous study from our laboratory showed that polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) were metabolized to hydroxylated PBDEs (HO-PBDEs) in mice and that para-HO-PBDEs were the most abundant and, potentially, the most toxic metabolites...
  4. ncbi request reprint Electron impact and electron capture negative ionization mass spectra of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:2243-52. 2008
    ..In both ionization modes and for both compound groups, there are some subtle features, which often allow one to rule in or out substitution at one or more of the ortho-ring positions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the environment and in people: a meta-analysis of concentrations
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:945-56. 2004
    ..Analyses of the relative distributions of the most abundant PBDE congeners (using category averages and principal component analysis) indicated that these patterns cannot yet be used to assign sources to these pollutants...
  6. ncbi request reprint Global assessment of organic contaminants in farmed salmon
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Science 303:226-9. 2004
    ..Risk analysis indicates that consumption of farmed Atlantic salmon may pose health risks that detract from the beneficial effects of fish consumption...
  7. ncbi request reprint Global assessment of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in farmed and wild salmon
    Ronald A Hites
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4945-9. 2004
    ..Among all of the wild species we studied, chinook tend to feed higher in the food web throughout their adult life and grow to be larger individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipid composition and contaminants in farmed and wild salmon
    M Coreen Hamilton
    AXYS Analytical Services, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8622-9. 2005
    ..The presence of these contaminants may reduce the net health benefits derived from the consumption of farmed salmon, despite the presence of the high level of n-3 fatty acids in these fish...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dechlorane plus and other flame retardants in a sediment core from Lake Ontario
    Xinghua Qiu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6014-9. 2007
    ..43, and 0.20 ng cm(-2) yr(-1), and the inventories were 0.87, 3.9, and 1.8 ng cm(-2) for PBDE3-7, BDE-209, and TBE, respectively. The concentration of DP in Lake Ontario sediment exceeds that of the brominated flame retardants combined...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of wind and air trajectory directions on atmospheric concentrations of persistent organic pollutants near the Great Lakes
    William D Hafner
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7817-25. 2005
    ..In general, with the exception of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons at some sites, the explanatory powers of the regressions were not improved by the inclusion of any of these directional terms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Temporal and spatial trends of atmospheric polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations near the Great Lakes
    Ping Sun
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1131-6. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Dechlorane plus and other flame retardants in tree bark from the northeastern United States
    Xinghua Qiu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:31-6. 2008
    ..A simple one-dimensional, Gaussian diffusion model was used to explain the spatial distribution of DP and to locate the source. The calculated source location was <7 km away from the DP manufacturing plant in Niagara Falls, New York...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dechlorane plus, a chlorinated flame retardant, in the Great Lakes
    Eunha Hoh
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1184-9. 2006
    ..DP was also detected in archived fish (walleye) from Lake Erie, suggesting that this compound is, at least partially, bioavailable...
  14. ncbi request reprint Deposition versus photochemical removal of PBDEs from Lake Superior air
    Jonathan D Raff
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6725-31. 2007
    ..These results help explain the deposition patterns of PBDEs found in lake and river sediments and have important implications concerning the inclusion of photolysis as a fate process in multimedia models...
  15. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric organochlorine pesticide concentrations near the Great Lakes: temporal and spatial trends
    Ping Sun
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:6587-93. 2006
    ..Point Petre had the highest concentrations of endosulfan, likely due to its agricultural application in Southern Ontario...
  16. ncbi request reprint Causes of variability in pesticide and PCB concentrations in air near the Great Lakes
    Stephanie S Buehler
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:414-22. 2004
    ..In contrast to the other compounds, PCBs and hexachlorobenzene showed strong residual autocorrelation patterns near Lake Michigan of an unknown origin...
  17. ncbi request reprint Has the phase-out of PBDEs affected their atmospheric levels? Trends of PBDEs and their replacements in the Great Lakes atmosphere
    Yuning Ma
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:11457-64. 2013
    ..These positive relationships indicate that the replacement of the deca-BDE commercial product by DBDPE and the penta-BDE product by Firemaster 550 have not yet become evident in the Great Lakes' atmospheric environment...
  18. doi request reprint Tribromophenoxy flame retardants in the Great Lakes atmosphere
    Yuning Ma
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 46:13112-7. 2012
    ..This temporal change was statistically significant but not strong compared to the urban effect...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in the great lakes atmosphere
    Ping Sun
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:6221-7. 2006
    ..Seasonal trends were also observed for particle-phase PAH concentrations, which were higher in the winter and lower in the summer...
  20. doi request reprint Regression model of partial pressures of PCBs, PAHs, and organochlorine pesticides in the Great Lakes' atmosphere
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:618-23. 2010
    ..Wind speed and wind direction were statistically significant but unimportant variables for most of the compounds...
  21. doi request reprint Time trend analysis of atmospheric POPs concentrations in the Great Lakes region since 1990
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:8050-5. 2010
    ..The concentrations of several organochlorine pesticides were decreasing more rapidly; for example α- and γ-HCH (lindane) have halving times of about 3.5 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Brominated flame retardants in sediment cores from Lakes Michigan and Erie
    Lingyan Y Zhu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:3488-94. 2005
    ..We estimate [corrected] the total burden of these compounds in all of the Great Lakes is on the order of 100 [corrected] tons. In both lakes, BB-153 was found to increase rapidly during the 1970s and to peak around 1980...
  23. ncbi request reprint Identification of brominated carbazoles in sediment cores from Lake Michigan
    Lingyan Zhu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:9446-51. 2005
    ..This is the first time that bromocarbazoles have been found in the environment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lipophilic organic compounds in lake sediment and American coot (Fulica americana) tissues, both affected and unaffected by avian vacuolar myelinopathy
    Nathan G Dodder
    School for Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 2100, USA
    Sci Total Environ 311:81-9. 2003
    ..None of these compounds were more abundant in the AVM affected sediments and tissues than in the unaffected media. Therefore, it is unlikely that any of these compounds are the cause of this avian disease...
  25. doi request reprint Radical dependence of the yields of methacrolein and methyl vinyl ketone from the OH-initiated oxidation of isoprene under NO(x)-free conditions
    Maria A Navarro
    Center for Research in Environmental Science, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:923-9. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Temporal and spatial trends of organochlorine pesticides in Great Lakes precipitation
    Ping Sun
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:2135-41. 2006
    ..For gamma-HCH and endosulfans, Point Petre had the highest concentrations due to the application of these pesticides in the surrounding areas...
  27. ncbi request reprint Brominated flame retardants in the atmosphere of the East-Central United States
    Eunha Hoh
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7794-802. 2005
    ..Backward trajectories for air masses with high concentrations of deca-BDEs coming to the Arkansas site suggestthat deca-BDEs bound to particles can move long distances from source regions to nonsource regions...
  28. doi request reprint Post-1990 temporal trends of PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in the atmosphere and in fish from lakes Erie, Michigan, and Superior
    Amina Salamova
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:9109-14. 2013
    ..The most rapid temporal trend was observed for α- and γ-HCH concentrations, which are decreasing in both the atmosphere and in fish with halving times of 3.3 ± 0.4 years. The practical implications of these results are discussed. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Differences in spatiotemporal variations of atmospheric PAH levels between North America and Europe: data from two air monitoring projects
    Liang ying Liu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, United States
    Environ Int 64:48-55. 2014
    ..Clear seasonality was observed at Sturgeon Point, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Košetice, and Spitsbergen, with the highest PAH concentrations observed in mid-January. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Sources of toxaphene and other organochlorine pesticides in North America as determined by air measurements and potential source contribution function analyses
    Eunha Hoh
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:4187-94. 2004
    ..The level of endosulfan in the atmosphere at all of the sites was similar, and PSCF modeling indicated that its sources were all toward the east of the sampling sites...
  31. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends and spatial distributions of brominated flame retardants in archived fishes from the Great Lakes
    Ling Yan Zhu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2779-84. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Partial pressures of PCB-11 in air from several Great Lakes sites
    Ilora Basu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:6488-92. 2009
    ..The source of PCB-11 may be related to yellow pigments, to the degradation of more highly chlorinated PCB congeners, or to both...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gas-phase reactions of brominated diphenyl ethers with OH radicals
    Jonathan D Raff
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Phys Chem A 110:10783-92. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Annual variations of pesticide concentrations in Great Lakes precipitation
    Daniel L Carlson
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:5290-6. 2004
    ..These seasonal differences appear to account for a large portion of the observed variability in pesticide concentrations in precipitation samples...
  35. ncbi request reprint Influence of local human population on atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations
    William D Hafner
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7374-9. 2005
    ..Sites from developing countries typically had PAH concentrations that were far higher than those of the rest of the world...
  36. ncbi request reprint Brominated flame retardants in tree bark from North America
    Lingyan Zhu
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:3711-6. 2006
    ..A polybrominated biphenyl congener (BB-153) was present in most tree bark samples at low levels relative to the PBDEs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Flame retardants in the atmosphere near the Great Lakes
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:4745-51. 2008
    ..The influence of human population density and synoptic atmospheric transport patterns was explored to explain the relatively high concentrations of BDE-209 in Cleveland...
  38. ncbi request reprint Brominated and chlorinated flame retardants in tree bark from around the globe
    Amina Salamova
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:349-54. 2013
    ..40-0.64; P < 0.05). with the corresponding atmospheric concentrations of these compounds over a concentration range of 2-3 orders of magnitude...
  39. doi request reprint Bromobenzene flame retardants in the Great Lakes atmosphere
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:8653-60. 2012
    ..The lack of dependence of these two compounds' concentrations on human population suggests local point sources...
  40. doi request reprint Dechlorane plus in the atmosphere and precipitation near the Great Lakes
    Amina Salamova
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:9924-30. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Gas-phase polychlorinated biphenyl and hexachlorocyclohexane concentrations near the Great Lakes: a historical perspective
    Stephanie S Buehler
    Environmental Science Research Center, School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:5051-6. 2002
    ..This work also showed that decades of data may be necessary to properly interpret long-term temporal trends in gas-phase organochlorine concentrations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Potential sources of pesticides, PCBs, and PAHs to the atmosphere of the Great Lakes
    William D Hafner
    Environmental Science Research Center, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:3764-73. 2003
    ..The pesticides have the strongest source regions and are typically transported the farthest, often from areas distant from the Great Lakes basin...
  43. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls in salmon and salmon feed: global differences and bioaccumulation
    Daniel L Carlson
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7389-95. 2005
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Rate constants for the gas-phase reactions of OH and O3 with β-ocimene, β-myrcene, and α- and β-farnesene as a function of temperature
    Daekyun Kim
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Phys Chem A 115:500-6. 2011
    ..The Arrhenius parameters here are the first to be reported. The reactions of α- and β-farnesene with OH showed no significant temperature dependence. Atmospheric residence times due to reactions with OH and O₃ were also presented...
  45. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends of polychlorinated biphenyls in precipitation and air at chicago
    Ping Sun
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 47405 USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1178-83. 2006
    ..7 +/- 1.1 years. The significant long-term decrease of PCB concentrations in precipitation and the gas phase in Chicago suggests that regulatory efforts are working, at least in this city...
  46. ncbi request reprint Annual variation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in precipitation collected near the Great Lakes
    Ping Sun
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:696-701. 2006
    ..However, retene concentrations in precipitation collected at the Lake Superior site were higher compared to Lakes Michigan and Erie, which indicate more residential wood burning in the far north of the Great Lakes basin...
  47. ncbi request reprint Novel flame retardants, 1,2-bis(2,4,6-tribromophenoxy)ethane and 2,3,4,5,6-pentabromoethylbenzene, in United States' environmental samples
    Eunha Hoh
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:2472-7. 2005
    ..PEB was not found in the sediment core from Lake Michigan. These occurrences of relatively high concentrations of TBE and PEB in environmental samples may reflect the increasing usage of these compounds as flame retardants...
  48. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric transport of toxaphene from the southern United States to the Great Lakes Region
    Ryan R James
    Environmental Science Research Center, School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3474-81. 2002
    ..We also compared the chemical behavior of toxaphene in the atmosphere and found that the congener ratios were similar at the different sampling sites but slightly different from various toxaphene standards...
  49. doi request reprint Temporal trends of persistent organic pollutants: a comparison of different time series models
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:3928-34. 2012
    ..The choice of the appropriate method should depend on the output needed, the type of audience, and the availability and usability of the necessary software...
  50. doi request reprint Discontinued and alternative brominated flame retardants in the atmosphere and precipitation from the great lakes basin
    Amina Salamova
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8698-706. 2011
    ..8 ± 2.8 years, respectively. For PBEB and DBDPE, the regression was not statistically significant for the combined phases, indicating that the atmospheric concentrations of these compounds have not changed between 2005 and 2009...
  51. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in the atmosphere around the Great Lakes
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:1036-41. 2009
    ..We suggest that urban and industrial areas, which are heavily populated, act as sources of PCDDs and PCDFs to the atmosphere...
  52. doi request reprint Flame retardants in the serum of pet dogs and in their food
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:4602-8. 2011
    ..In addition to PBDEs, other flame retardants, including Dechlorane Plus, decabromodiphenylethane, and hexabromocyclododecane, were identified in these samples...
  53. ncbi request reprint Temperature dependence of atmospheric PCB concentrations
    Daniel L Carlson
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:740-7. 2005
    ..Instead, a simple new model in which temperatures < 273 K are set equal to 273 K, and the Clausius-Clapeyron equation is used, can account for observed temperature dependence phenomena...
  54. ncbi request reprint Transport of suspended-sediment-bound toxaphene in the Mississippi River
    Jonathan D Raff
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2785-91. 2004
    ..From our data we estimate that between 200 and 1000 kg of toxaphene were released into the Gulf of Mexico in 2002 from the main stem of the Mississippi River...
  55. doi request reprint 2-Ethylhexyl tetrabromobenzoate and bis(2-ethylhexyl) tetrabromophthalate flame retardants in the Great Lakes atmosphere
    Yuning Ma
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:204-8. 2012
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric deposition of PBDEs to the Great Lakes featuring a Monte Carlo analysis of errors
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:9058-64. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that Chicago might be a preferential source of BDE-47 to Lake Michigan and that Cleveland might be a preferential source of BDE-209 to Lake Erie...
  57. ncbi request reprint Radial dilution model for the distribution of toxaphene in the United States and Canada on the basis of measured concentrations in tree bark
    Jeffrey G McDonald
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:475-81. 2003
    ..High concentrations of toxaphene still exist in areas where it was heavily used but decline rapidly with distance...
  58. doi request reprint Flame retardants and organochlorine pollutants in bald eagle plasma from the Great Lakes region
    Marta Venier
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Chemosphere 80:1234-40. 2010
    ..A statistically significant relationship was found between total PBDE concentrations and total PCB and p,p'-DDE concentrations, suggesting that these compounds share a common source, which is most likely the eagle's food...
  59. ncbi request reprint The Great Lakes' integrated atmospheric deposition network
    Stephanie S Buehler
    Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:354A-359A. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Concentrations and spatial variations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and several organochlorine compounds in fishes from the northeastern United States
    Nathan G Dodder
    Environmental Science Research Center, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:146-51. 2002
    ..Fish to sediment concentration ratios indicated that the tetra- through hexa-substituted congeners have a similar bioavailability, while the deca-substituted congener does not seem to be bioavailable at all...
  61. doi request reprint Electron impact, electron capture negative ionization and positive chemical ionization mass spectra of organophosphorus flame retardants and plasticizers
    Yuning Ma
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Mass Spectrom 48:931-6. 2013
    ..EI provides the best sensitivity for the quantitative measurement of these compounds, but PCI and ECNI both have considerable qualitative selectivity...
  62. ncbi request reprint Organophosphate and halogenated flame retardants in atmospheric particles from a European arctic site
    Amina Salamova
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 48:6133-40. 2014
    ..05 to 5 pg/m(3). Overall, ΣOPE concentrations were 1-2 orders of magnitude higher than the ΣBFR concentrations. ..
  63. ncbi request reprint Monitoring OH-initiated oxidation kinetics of isoprene and its products using online mass spectrometry
    Woojin Lee
    School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1030-6. 2005
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  64. ncbi request reprint A survey of metals in tissues of farmed Atlantic and wild Pacific salmon
    Jeffery A Foran
    Midwest Center for Environmental Science and Public Policy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2108-10. 2004
    ..None of the contaminants exceeded federal standards or guidance levels...
  65. ncbi request reprint Consumption advisories for salmon based on risk of cancer and noncancer health effects
    Xiaoyu Huang
    Department of Biometry and Statistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
    Environ Res 101:263-74. 2006
    ..For both of these in the worst case, farmed salmon from northern Europe, the advice was not more than three meals per month...
  66. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of seafood consumption
    Jeffery A Foran
    Am J Prev Med 30:438-9; author reply 441-4. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Ecological monitoring for assessing the state of the nearshore and open waters of the Great Lakes
    Melanie A Neilson
    Environment Canada, Environmental Conservation Branch Ontario Region, Burlington, ON, Canada
    Environ Monit Assess 88:103-17. 2003
    ..This paper highlights selected long-term monitoring programs and discusses a number of documented ecological changes that indicate the present state of the open and nearshore waters of the Great Lakes...
  68. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in maternal and fetal blood samples
    Anita Mazdai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 5121, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1249-52. 2003
    ..Further investigation is required to determine if these levels are specific to central Indiana and to assess the toxic potential of these exposure levels...
  69. ncbi request reprint Elevated PBDE levels in pet cats: sentinels for humans?
    Janice A Dye
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Experimental Toxicology Division, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6350-6. 2007
    ..S. adults. Our results support the hypothesis that cats are highly exposed to PBDEs; hence, pet cats may serve as sentinels to better assess human exposure and adverse health outcomes related to low-level but chronic PBDE exposure...
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