Bernd R T Simoneit

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Affiliation: Oregon State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular indicators (biomarkers) of past life
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331, USA
    Anat Rec 268:186-95. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Phenols and hydroxy-PAHs (arylphenols) as tracers for coal smoke particulate matter: source tests and ambient aerosol assessments
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental Sciences Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:7294-302. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Alkyl amides and nitriles as novel tracers for biomass burning
    A I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:16-21. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A review of current applications of mass spectrometry for biomarker/molecular tracer elucidation
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental and Petroleum Research Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 5503, USA
    Mass Spectrom Rev 24:719-65. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Sugars--dominant water-soluble organic compounds in soils and characterization as tracers in atmospheric particulate matter
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 5503, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:5939-49. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Combustion products of plastics as indicators for refuse burning in the atmosphere
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental and Petroleum Research Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6961-70. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations in sugar contents and microbial community in a ryegrass soil
    Patricia M Medeiros
    Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Chemosphere 65:832-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Source profiles of organic compounds emitted upon combustion of green vegetation from temperate climate forests
    Patricia M Medeiros
    Environmental Sciences Program, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, and Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8310-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Chemical compositions and sources of organic matter in fine particles of soils and sands from the vicinity of Kuwait city
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 120:537-57. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Sources of organic compounds in fine soil and sand particles during winter in the metropolitan area of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:457-70. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular indicators (biomarkers) of past life
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331, USA
    Anat Rec 268:186-95. 2002
    ..Known biomarkers (i.e., as elucidated for early terrestrial samples and for primitive terrestrial microbiota) as well as novel, potentially unknown compounds, should be characterized...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phenols and hydroxy-PAHs (arylphenols) as tracers for coal smoke particulate matter: source tests and ambient aerosol assessments
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental Sciences Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:7294-302. 2007
    ..g., Guangzhou, South China). Thus, the mass of hydroxy-PAHs can be apportioned to coal smoke and the source strength modeled by summing the proportional contents of EC (elemental carbon), PAHs, UCM and alkanes with the hydroxy-PAHs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alkyl amides and nitriles as novel tracers for biomass burning
    A I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:16-21. 2003
    ..Thus amides and nitriles are of utility as indicators for input from combustion and biomass burning in the ambient atmosphere...
  4. ncbi request reprint A review of current applications of mass spectrometry for biomarker/molecular tracer elucidation
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental and Petroleum Research Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences and Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 5503, USA
    Mass Spectrom Rev 24:719-65. 2005
    ..The mass spectrometric methods currently utilized for such analyses are reviewed, and typical examples of applications are described with a general key to the literature...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sugars--dominant water-soluble organic compounds in soils and characterization as tracers in atmospheric particulate matter
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331 5503, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:5939-49. 2004
    ..In addition, the saccharides as well as the anhydrosaccharide derivatives from biomass burning are completely water soluble and thus contribute significantly to the total water-soluble mass of aerosols...
  6. ncbi request reprint Combustion products of plastics as indicators for refuse burning in the atmosphere
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Environmental and Petroleum Research Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6961-70. 2005
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  7. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations in sugar contents and microbial community in a ryegrass soil
    Patricia M Medeiros
    Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Chemosphere 65:832-9. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Source profiles of organic compounds emitted upon combustion of green vegetation from temperate climate forests
    Patricia M Medeiros
    Environmental Sciences Program, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, and Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8310-6. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint Chemical compositions and sources of organic matter in fine particles of soils and sands from the vicinity of Kuwait city
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 120:537-57. 2006
    ..This input was mainly UCM, n-alkanes, hopanes, plasticizers and cholesterol, respectively...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sources of organic compounds in fine soil and sand particles during winter in the metropolitan area of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:457-70. 2005
    ..g., shopping bags). Carbohydrates had high concentrations in all samples and indicate sources from decomposed cellulose fibers and/or the presence of viable microbiota such as bacteria and fungi...
  11. ncbi request reprint Abiotic condensation synthesis of glyceride lipids and wax esters under simulated hydrothermal conditions
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 36:93-108. 2006
    ..The results indicate that condensation reactions and abiotic synthesis of organic lipid compounds under hydrothermal conditions occur easily, provided precursor concentrations are sufficiently high...
  12. ncbi request reprint Analysis of sugars in environmental samples by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Patricia M Medeiros
    Environmental Sciences Program, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Chromatogr A 1141:271-8. 2007
    ..Therefore, the analytical method presented here demonstrated its usefulness for a better understanding of sources and transport of various organic compounds in different environmental compartments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry for analyses of organic compounds and biomarkers as tracers for geological, environmental, and forensic research
    Patricia M Medeiros
    Environmental and Petroleum Research Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
    J Sep Sci 30:1516-36. 2007
    ..The mass spectrometric methods currently utilized for such analyses are reviewed with a general key to the literature, and typical examples of applications using GC-MS are also described...
  14. doi request reprint Photochemical alteration of 3-oxygenated triterpenoids: implications for the origin of 3,4-seco-triterpenoids in sediments
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Chemosphere 74:543-50. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Triterpenoids as major components of the insect-trapping glue of Roridula species
    Bernd R T Simoneit
    Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Z Naturforsch C 63:625-30. 2008
    ..The difference between the two species is the additional presence of taraxeradiol in the glue of R. gorgonias. The absolute chemical structures of the reported triterpenoids still need confirmation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Abiotic synthesis of organic compounds from carbon disulfide under hydrothermal conditions
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Astrobiology 5:749-69. 2005
    ..2%), dimethyl trisulfide (1.1%), and numerous minor compounds. It is concluded that the abiotic formation of aliphatic straight-chain and cyclic polysulfides is possible under hydrothermal conditions and warrants further studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Condensation reactions and formation of amides, esters, and nitriles under hydrothermal conditions
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Astrobiology 4:211-24. 2004
    ..These organic nitrogen compounds are stable and survive under the elevated temperatures of hydrothermal fluids...
  18. doi request reprint Occurrence and sources of polar lipid tracers in sediments from the Shatt al-Arab River of Iraq and the northwestern Arabian Gulf
    Ahmed I Rushdi
    Department of Plant Protection and Chair of Green Energy Research, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, P O Box 2460, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Sana a University, Sana a, Yemen
    Sci Total Environ 470:180-92. 2014
    ..These sources were allochthonous (terrestrial vegetation), autochthonous (plankton residues and bacteria in the sediments) and anthropogenic (sewage and petroleum). ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Lignans in resin of Araucaria angustifolia by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry
    Shuichi Yamamoto
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Mass Spectrom 39:1337-47. 2004
    ..The mass spectra of the various lignan trimethylsilyl derivatives are discussed with the interpretations of the fragmentation patterns...
  20. ncbi request reprint Natural product terpenoids in Eocene and Miocene conifer fossils
    Angelika Otto
    Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry Group, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Science 297:1543-5. 2002
    ..The results also show that fossil conifers can contain polar terpenoids, which are valuable markers for (paleo)chemosystematics and phylogeny...
  21. ncbi request reprint Natural product biomarkers as indicators of sources and transport of sedimentary organic matter in a subtropical river
    Rudolf Jaffé
    Environmental Geochemistry Laboratory, Southeast Environmental Research Center and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University, Miami, 33199, USA
    Chemosphere 64:1870-84. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Measurement of emissions from air pollution sources. 5. C1-C32 organic compounds from gasoline-powered motor vehicles
    James J Schauer
    Environmental Engineering Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1169-80. 2002
    ..In contrast, the distribution of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and their methylated homologues in the gasoline is significantly different from the distribution of the PAH in the tailpipe emissions from both types of vehicles...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chemical characterzation of fine particle emissions from the fireplace combustion of woods grown in the Southern United States
    Philip M Fine
    Environmental Engineering Science Department, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:1442-51. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Levoglucosan and other cellulose markers in pyrolysates of Miocene lignites: geochemical and environmental implications
    Daniele Fabbri
    Laboratory of Environmental Sciences R Sartori, CIRSA, University of Bologna, via S Alberto 163, 48100 Ravenna, Italy
    Environ Sci Technol 42:2957-63. 2008
    ..This indicates that mannosan and galactosan are better specific tracers for combustion of contemporary biomass in those regions were the utilization of brown coals containing fossilized cellulose is important...
  25. ncbi request reprint Source reconciliation of atmospheric gas-phase and particle-phase pollutants during a severe photochemical smog episode
    James J Schauer
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3806-14. 2002
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  26. ncbi request reprint Measurement of emissions from air pollution sources. 4. C1-C27 organic compounds from cooking with seed oils
    James J Schauer
    Environmental Chemistry and Technology Program, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:567-75. 2002
    ..Estimates also indicate that seed oil cooking may make up a significant fraction of the emissions of lighter n-alkanoic acids such as nonanoic acid...
  27. ncbi request reprint Trimethylsilyl derivatives of organic compounds in source samples and in atmospheric fine particulate matter
    Christopher G Nolte
    Environmental Engineering Science Department, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena 91125, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4273-81. 2002
    ..e., waxes) than the high molecular weight alkanes, which have been the best previously available tracers for that source...
  28. ncbi request reprint Three series of high molecular weight alkanoates found in Amazonian plants
    Alberto S Pereira
    LADETEC, Instituto de Qui mica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Ilha do Fundao, Centro de Tecnologia, Bloco A, Sala 607, 21949 900, Brazil
    Phytochemistry 61:711-9. 2002
    ..The interpretations are supported by high resolution mass spectrometry and GC retention indices of authentic standards...
  29. ncbi request reprint Biomolecules preserved in ca. 168 million year old fossil conifer wood
    Leszek Marynowski
    Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Silesia, Bedzińska Street 60, 41 200 Sosnowiec, Poland
    Naturwissenschaften 94:228-36. 2007
    ..Therefore, the natural product terpenoids are of great advantage in systematics of fossil plant remains older than Paleogene and lacking suitable anatomical preservation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and distribution of novel botryococcene hydrocarbons in freshwater wetlands of the Florida Everglades
    Min Gao
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    Chemosphere 70:224-36. 2007
    ..Their potential biogenetic sources from green algae and cyanobacteria were examined, but neither contained botryococcenes. Thus, the source implication of botryococcenes in this ecosystem needs further study...