R Lohmann

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Importance of black carbon to sorption of native PAHs, PCBs, and PCDDs in Boston and New York harbor sediments
    R Lohmann
    Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:141-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Dependency of polychlorinated biphenyl and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon bioaccumulation in Mya arenaria on both water column and sediment bed chemical activities
    Rainer Lohmann
    Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, 48 415, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2551-62. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Adsorptive and absorptive contributions to the gas-particle partitioning of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: state of knowledge and recommended parametrization for modeling
    Rainer Lohmann
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3793-803. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Further developments in the use of semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs) as passive air samplers for persistent organic pollutants: field application in a spatial survey of PCDD/Fs and PAHs
    R Lohmann
    Environmental Science Department, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 35:2576-82. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric distribution of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs), and non-ortho biphenyls (PCBs) along a North-South Atlantic transect
    R Lohmann
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 35:4046-53. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint The significance of PCBs in the atmosphere of the southern hemisphere
    W A Ockenden
    Environmental Science Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ UK
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 8:189-94. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Polyethylene devices: passive samplers for measuring dissolved hydrophobic organic compounds in aquatic environments
    Rachel G Adams
    Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, MIT 48 413, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1317-23. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in air and seawater of the Atlantic Ocean: sources, trends and processes
    Rosalinda Gioia
    Centre for Chemicals Management and Department of Environmental Science, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:1416-22. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Emission factors and importance of PCDD/Fs, PCBs, PCNs, PAHs and PM10 from the domestic burning of coal and wood in the U.K
    Robert G M Lee
    Department of Environmental Science, IENS, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1436-47. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Verifying emission factors and national POPs emission inventories for the UK using measurements and modelling at two rural locations
    Rainer Lohmann
    Department of Environmental Science, IENS, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Environ Monit 8:79-88. 2006

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Importance of black carbon to sorption of native PAHs, PCBs, and PCDDs in Boston and New York harbor sediments
    R Lohmann
    Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:141-8. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Dependency of polychlorinated biphenyl and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon bioaccumulation in Mya arenaria on both water column and sediment bed chemical activities
    Rainer Lohmann
    Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, 48 415, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2551-62. 2004
    ..These results suggest that attempts to estimate bioaccumulation by benthic organisms should include interactions with both the bed sediment and the water column...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adsorptive and absorptive contributions to the gas-particle partitioning of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: state of knowledge and recommended parametrization for modeling
    Rainer Lohmann
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 38:3793-803. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that kinetic constraints related to shell-like particle structures might lead to deviations from sorption equilibrium and higher particle-borne fractions of PAHs in particular at remote sites...
  4. ncbi request reprint Further developments in the use of semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs) as passive air samplers for persistent organic pollutants: field application in a spatial survey of PCDD/Fs and PAHs
    R Lohmann
    Environmental Science Department, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 35:2576-82. 2001
    ..SPMDs also respond to differences in the mixture of compounds present in the atmosphere, thereby aiding source apportionment studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric distribution of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs), and non-ortho biphenyls (PCBs) along a North-South Atlantic transect
    R Lohmann
    Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 35:4046-53. 2001
    ..The study gave limited evidence for the influence of OH-radical initiated depletion reactions of gaseous PCDD/Fs. The global atmospheric burden is estimated to be on the order of 350 kg sigmaCl4-8DD/Fs and approximately 3 kg sigmaTEQ...
  6. ncbi request reprint The significance of PCBs in the atmosphere of the southern hemisphere
    W A Ockenden
    Environmental Science Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ UK
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 8:189-94. 2001
    ..Most other PCBs were a factor of 2-4 greater in the Canadian Arctic...
  7. ncbi request reprint Polyethylene devices: passive samplers for measuring dissolved hydrophobic organic compounds in aquatic environments
    Rachel G Adams
    Ralph M Parsons Laboratory, MIT 48 413, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1317-23. 2007
    ..PEDs are cheap and robust samplers, competent to accomplish in situ, time-averaged passive sampling with fast equilibration times (approximately days) and simplified laboratory analyses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in air and seawater of the Atlantic Ocean: sources, trends and processes
    Rosalinda Gioia
    Centre for Chemicals Management and Department of Environmental Science, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:1416-22. 2008
    ..Generally, the tri- and tetrachlorinated homologues dominated the total flux (> 70%). Total PCB fluxes (28, 52, 118, 138, and 153) ranged from -7 to 0.02 ng m(-2) day(-1)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emission factors and importance of PCDD/Fs, PCBs, PCNs, PAHs and PM10 from the domestic burning of coal and wood in the U.K
    Robert G M Lee
    Department of Environmental Science, IENS, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1436-47. 2005
    ..Emissions of PAHs and PM10 were major contributors to U.K. national emission inventories. Major emissions were found from the domestic burning for Cl1,2,3DFs, while the contribution of PCDD/F-sigmaTEQ to total U.K. emissions was minor...
  10. ncbi request reprint Verifying emission factors and national POPs emission inventories for the UK using measurements and modelling at two rural locations
    Rainer Lohmann
    Department of Environmental Science, IENS, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
    J Environ Monit 8:79-88. 2006
    ..Finally, the UK's national POPs emission inventories based on source inventories and EF, as used here, were compared to estimates derived using the increase in atmospheric concentration of selected POPs...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Atlantic ocean surface waters buffer declining atmospheric concentrations of persistent organic pollutants
    Luca Nizzetto
    Centre of Chemicals Management, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6978-84. 2010
    ..This study provides experimental evidence that the ocean has a buffering capacity - dependent on individual chemicals - which moderates the rate at which the system will respond to an underlying change in continental emissions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Global fate of POPs: current and future research directions
    Rainer Lohmann
    Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI 02882 1197, USA
    Environ Pollut 150:150-65. 2007
    ..However, future research will need to understand the various biogeochemical and geophysical cycles under anthropogenic pressures to be able to understand and predict the global fate of POPs accurately...
  15. ncbi request reprint PAHs in air and seawater along a North-South Atlantic transect: trends, processes and possible sources
    Luca Nizzetto
    Department of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Valleggio 11, Como, Italy
    Environ Sci Technol 42:1580-5. 2008
    ..Ratios for anthracene and phenanthrene were < 0.3 in the remote tropical Atlantic, suggesting net volatilization...
  16. ncbi request reprint Wet deposition of persistent organic pollutants to the global oceans
    Elena Jurado
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, IIQAB CSIC, Jordi Girona 18 26, Barcelona 08034, Catalunya, Spain
    Environ Sci Technol 39:2426-35. 2005
    ..However, when raining events and non-raining time periods are integrated, air-water diffusive exchange fluxes acquire an important role, which can be dominant in some regions and for some POPs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric dry deposition of persistent organic pollutants to the Atlantic and inferences for the global oceans
    Elena Jurado
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, IIQAB CSIC, Jordi Girona 18 26, Barcelona 08034, Catalunya, Spain
    Environ Sci Technol 38:5505-13. 2004
    ..Furthermore, it is suggested that marine aerosol plays an important role in scavenging atmospheric contaminants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of black carbon in the partitioning and bioavailability of organic pollutants
    Robert M Burgess
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2531-3. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Oceanic biogeochemical controls on global dynamics of persistent organic pollutants
    Jordi Dachs
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, IIQAB CSIC, Jordi Girona, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4229-37. 2002
    ..It is concluded that oceanic biogeochemical processes play a critical role in controlling the global dynamics and the ultimate sink of POPs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Latitudinal and seasonal capacity of the surface oceans as a reservoir of polychlorinated biphenyls
    Elena Jurado
    Department of Environmental Chemistry, IIQAB CSIC, Jordi Girona 18 26, Barcelona 08034, Catalunya, Spain
    Environ Pollut 128:149-62. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Trace determination of the flame retardant tetrabromobisphenol A in the atmosphere by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Zhiyong Xie
    GKSS Research Centre, Institute for Coastal Research, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Max Planck Str 1, D 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
    Anal Chim Acta 584:333-42. 2007
    ..85 pgm(-3). A declining trend with increasing latitude was present from the Wadden Sea to the Arctic. The atmospheric occurrence of TBBPA in the Arctic is significant and might imply that TBBPA has long-range transport potential...
  22. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and air-sea exchange of phthalates in the Arctic
    Zhiyong Xie
    GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht, Institute for Coastal Research, Max Planck Strasse 1, D 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4555-60. 2007
    ..This suggests that atmospheric transport and deposition of phthalates is a significant process for their occurrence in the remote Atlantic and Arctic Ocean...