M Gochfeld

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cases of mercury exposure, bioavailability, and absorption
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 56:174-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Developing a health and safety plan for hazardous field work in remote areas
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:671-83. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Framework for gender differences in human and animal toxicology
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Environ Res 104:4-21. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Good fish/bad fish: a composite benefit-risk by dose curve
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:511-20. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational medicine practice in the United States since the industrial revolution
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:115-31. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Lessons in environmental health in the twentieth century
    M Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 20:35-53. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronologic history of occupational medicine
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:96-114. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in metal levels in eggs of the endangered roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) in New York
    M Gochfeld
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway 08854 5635, USA
    Environ Res 77:36-42. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk-risk balancing for hazardous waste workers: alternative work, traffic fatalities, and unemployment
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute of UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Risk Anal 24:347-8. 2004
  10. pmc Factors influencing susceptibility to metals
    M Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Community Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:817-22. 1997

Detail Information

Publications104 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Cases of mercury exposure, bioavailability, and absorption
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 56:174-9. 2003
    ..Other scenarios that are not described include occupational exposure to mercury salts, mercurial preservatives in vaccines, cultural and ritualistic uses of mercury, and mercury in dental amalgams...
  2. ncbi request reprint Developing a health and safety plan for hazardous field work in remote areas
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:671-83. 2006
    ..Remote area operations are a growing challenge facing the profession. An expedition of this sort requires extensive planning and experienced safety personnel and cannot rely on luck to ensure the safe return of participants...
  3. ncbi request reprint Framework for gender differences in human and animal toxicology
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Environ Res 104:4-21. 2007
    ..Power should be adequate, or lack of power (if inevitable) should be clearly stated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Good fish/bad fish: a composite benefit-risk by dose curve
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:511-20. 2005
    ..Additional studies with better dose-reconstruction are needed and large scale intervention studies are desirable...
  5. ncbi request reprint Occupational medicine practice in the United States since the industrial revolution
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:115-31. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Lessons in environmental health in the twentieth century
    M Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 20:35-53. 1999
    ..Global atmospheric transport of pollutants and the effect on atmosphere and climate are two examples of globalization of environmental health...
  7. ncbi request reprint Chronologic history of occupational medicine
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:96-114. 2005
    ..To provide a chronologic review of growing knowledge in occupational medicine relating work and work hazards to health, and to provide a perspective on the lessons learned from the frequent inattention or misrepresentation of hazards...
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in metal levels in eggs of the endangered roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) in New York
    M Gochfeld
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway 08854 5635, USA
    Environ Res 77:36-42. 1998
    ..Metal levels in roseate tern eggs are several times higher than the median reported for most birds, and the possible impact on the population requires study...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk-risk balancing for hazardous waste workers: alternative work, traffic fatalities, and unemployment
    Michael Gochfeld
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute of UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Risk Anal 24:347-8. 2004
    ....
  10. pmc Factors influencing susceptibility to metals
    M Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Community Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:817-22. 1997
    ..Increasing use of biomarkers of exposure should greatly increase our understanding of the underlying distribution of susceptibility to various environmental agents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Metals and metallothionein in the liver of raccoons: utility for environmental assessment and monitoring
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 60:243-61. 2000
    ..Metallothionein levels did not correlate well with the principal components from the metals and radiocesium, while autofluorescent background levels tended to correlate better...
  12. ncbi request reprint Radiocesium in fish from the Savannah River and Steel Creek: potential food chain exposure to the public
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Risk Anal 21:545-59. 2001
    ..Black fishermen consuming that amount of bass from Steel Creek would sustain a lifetime risk of 3.1 x 10(-4), whereas the same consumption of Savannah River bass would yield a risk estimate of 1.5 x 10(-5)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Raccoon (Procyon lotor) as a bioindicator of mercury contamination at the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site
    C G Lord
    Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 43:356-63. 2002
    ..S. FWS standard (> 1.1 ppm) of ecosystem health for one or two tissues (hair, liver, or kidney), and 17 had high concentrations for most or all tissues...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mercury and selenium in fish from the Savannah river: species, trophic level, and locational differences
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Nelson Biological Laboratories, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 87:108-18. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Resources and estuarine health: perceptions of elected officials and recreational fishers
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 58:245-60. 1999
    ..The results suggest that the views of a wide range of coastal users should be considered when making environmental health decisions...
  16. ncbi request reprint On developing bioindicators for human and ecological health
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 66:23-46. 2001
    ..For long-term support of a bioindicator, the indicator should be easily understood, and be cost effective. We suggest that bioindicators that can also be used for both ecological and human health risk assessment are optimal...
  17. ncbi request reprint Element levels in snakes in South Carolina: differences between a control site and exposed site on the Savannah River site
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 112:35-52. 2006
    ..Individuals with high exposure of one element were exposed to high levels of other elements...
  18. ncbi request reprint Metals in feathers of sooty tern, white tern, gray-backed tern, and brown noddy from islands in the North Pacific
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 71:71-89. 2001
    ..Contrary to expectation, where the differences were great, metals generally were higher in the feathers of terns and noddies from Midway than from Manana...
  19. ncbi request reprint Science, policy, and stakeholders: developing a consensus science plan for Amchitka Island, Aleutians, Alaska
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Manage 35:557-68. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Risk, mercury levels, and birds: relating adverse laboratory effects to field biomonitoring
    J Burger
    Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Nelson Biology Laboratory, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 75:160-72. 1997
    ..Species with dangerously elevated mercury levels in feathers include great egret (Ardea [=Egretta] alba), snowy egret [Egretta thula), and black skimmers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in feathers of 12 species of seabirds from midway atoll in the northern Pacific Ocean
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 257:37-52. 2000
    ..The mean values for mercury in Bonin petrel, red-tailed tropicbird, and black-footed albatross were higher than the levels known to cause adverse reproductive and behavioral effects...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of skin and blood as nonlethal indicators of heavy metal contamination in northern water snakes (Nerodia sipedon)
    J Burger
    Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 49:232-8. 2005
    ..The most consistent pattern was for mercury, the metal of greatest concern in many aquatic ecosystems, including EFPC...
  23. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of recreational fishing boat captains: knowledge and effects of fish consumption advisories
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Risk Anal 23:369-78. 2003
    ..The significant portion (at least 15%) of saltwater fishing supported by these businesses suggests that these captains are an important conduit for future risk communication...
  24. ncbi request reprint Metals in albatross feathers from midway atoll: influence of species, age, and nest location
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 82:207-21. 2000
    ..Chicks of both species have higher levels in their down than in their contour feathers, indicating potentially higher exposure during the early chick phase...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in risk from mercury among Savannah River fishermen
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Nelson Biological Laboratory, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Risk Anal 21:533-44. 2001
    ..5 ppm. The risk methodology is applicable anywhere that comparable data can be obtained. The risk estimates are representative for fishermen along the Savannah River, and are not necessarily for the general populations...
  26. doi request reprint Pollution, contamination and future land use at Brookhaven National Laboratory
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 55:341-7. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Metals in horseshoe crabs from Delaware Bay
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 44:36-42. 2003
    ..Contaminant levels have generally declined in the eggs of horseshoe crabs from 1993 to 2001, suggesting that contaminants are not likely to be a problem for secondary consumers or a cause of their decline...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk perception, future land use and stewardship: comparison of attitudes about Hanford Site and Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
    J Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8082, USA
    J Environ Manage 61:265-80. 2001
    ..These preferences should be taken into account when planning for long-term stewardship at these two DOE sites...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of lead on behavior, growth, and survival of hatchling slider turtles
    J Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Rutgers University, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 55:495-502. 1998
    ..Righting response was significantly impaired by lead; time to right was directly related to lead dose. Size also affected behavior; larger hatchlings turned over more quickly and reached cover sooner than did smaller hatchlings...
  30. ncbi request reprint Exposure of South Carolinians to commercial meats and fish within their meat and fish diet
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Sci Total Environ 287:71-81. 2002
    ..When all wild-caught and commercial fish and meats are considered, there are significant differences only for ethnicity and gender. Blacks consume significantly more fish than Whites, and men consume significantly more than women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in feathers of cormorants, flamingos and gulls from the coast of Namibia in southern Africa
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 69:195-203. 2001
    ..The gulls had the highest levels of mercury, perhaps reflecting their more scavenging behavior...
  32. ncbi request reprint Lead levels in exposed herring gulls: differences in the field and laboratory
    J Burger
    Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08855 1059, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 13:193-202. 1997
    ..Thus, both in ecological risk assessments and in using birds as bioindicators, caution is required in extrapolating from laboratory studies in field conditions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of cooking on radiocesium in fish from the Savannah River: exposure differences for the public
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Nelson Hall, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 46:231-5. 2004
    ..The data also suggest that surveys determining consumption should specifically ask about portion size before or after cooking and state which was used in their methods...
  34. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in raccoon tissues: differences on and off the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in South Carolina
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 74:67-84. 2002
    ..The patterns were far from consistent...
  35. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in fish from the Savannah River: potential hazards to fish and other receptors
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 89:85-97. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of lead on birds (Laridae): a review of laboratory and field studies
    J Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 3:59-78. 2000
    ..The timing and sequencing of CAM expression is critical to normal development, and the different consequences of lead exposure at different ages may be related to interference at different points in the sequence...
  37. doi request reprint Respiratory symptoms were associated with lower spirometry results during the first examination of WTC responders
    Iris Udasin
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:49-54. 2011
    ..Determine if World Trade Center (WTC) disaster responders had lower lung function and higher bronchodilator responsiveness than those with respiratory symptoms and conditions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessment of metals in down feathers of female common eiders and their eggs from the Aleutians: arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury, and selenium
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 143:247-56. 2008
    ..However, Aleuts can seasonally consume several meals of bird eggs a week, suggesting cause for concern for sensitive (pregnant) women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mercury, arsenic, cadmium, chromium lead, and selenium in feathers of pigeon guillemots (Cepphus columba) from Prince William Sound and the Aleutian Islands of Alaska
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082 USA
    Sci Total Environ 387:175-84. 2007
    ..The levels of most metals are below the known effects levels, except for mercury and selenium, which are high enough to potentially pose a risk to pigeon guillemots and to their predators...
  40. ncbi request reprint A biomonitoring plan for assessing potential radionuclide exposure using Amchitka Island in the Aleutian chain of Alaska as a case study
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Nelson Hall, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    J Environ Radioact 98:315-28. 2007
    ..This combination of species included mainly subsistence foods, commercial fish, and nodes on different food chains...
  41. pmc Protecting contract workers: case study of the US Department of Energy's nuclear and chemical waste management
    Michael Gochfeld
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1607-13. 2007
    ..These observations are relevant to the private and public sectors. Occupational health and safety should be viewed as an asset, not merely a cost...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk to consumers from mercury in Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) from the Aleutians: fish age and size effects
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 105:276-84. 2007
    ..Only 4% of the Pacific cod samples had mercury levels above 0.5 ppm, the action level promulgated by many states and countries, and none were above the 1 ppm action level of the U.S. FDA...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mercury levels and potential risk from subsistence foods from the Aleutians
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 384:93-105. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in blood, muscle and liver of water snakes (Nerodia spp.) from New Jersey, Tennessee and South Carolina
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Nelson Biological Laboratory, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Sci Total Environ 373:556-63. 2007
    ..Moreover, because of their wide geographical distribution and use of varying trophic compartments, this genus can be useful for cross-site comparisons...
  45. ncbi request reprint Metals and radionuclides in birds and eggs from Amchitka and Kiska Islands in the Bering Sea/Pacific Ocean ecosystem
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 127:105-17. 2007
    ..However, the levels of mercury are within the action levels for humans, suggesting some cause for concern if subsistence Aleuts eat a large quantity of eggs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Scientific research, stakeholders, and policy: continuing dialogue during research on radionuclides on Amchitka Island, Alaska
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    J Environ Manage 85:232-44. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Lessons learned on environmental, occupational, and residential exposures from the attack on the World Trade Center
    Paul J Lioy
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:560-5. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Radionuclide concentrations in benthic invertebrates from Amchitka and Kiska Islands in the Aleutian Chain, Alaska
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 128:329-41. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Heavy metals in Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) from the Aleutians: location, age, size, and risk
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:1897-911. 2007
    ..S. EPA reference dose for As and Hg (set at a level to be without adverse effect for any person with this average daily exposure)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about fish consumption advisories: a risk communication failure within a university population
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082 USA
    Sci Total Environ 390:346-54. 2008
    ..To provide the public with sufficient information to make sound risk decisions, public agencies and the media have to provide clearer, more directed messages dealing with the basis for making risk decisions...
  51. doi request reprint Mercury vapor in residential building common areas in communities where mercury is used for cultural purposes versus a reference community
    Gary Garetano
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane W Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Sci Total Environ 397:131-9. 2008
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Gender differences in resource use and evaluation of attributes of places of resource use by Native Americans and Caucasians from Western Idaho: relevance to risk evaluations
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:1655-64. 2010
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Regulatory requirements and tools for environmental assessment of hazardous wastes: understanding tribal and stakeholder concerns using Department of Energy sites
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    J Environ Manage 91:2707-16. 2010
    ..S. and elsewhere, derive from a lack of either understanding of, or consensus about, the regulatory process, including the timing and types of required characterizations and data in support of site characterizations and risk assessments...
  54. doi request reprint Ecological information needs for environmental justice
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Risk Anal 30:893-905. 2010
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, and selenium levels in blood of four species of turtles from the Amazon in Brazil
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 73:33-40. 2010
    ..Variations in metal levels among species suggest that blood may be a useful bioindicator. Metal levels were not high enough to pose a health risk to the turtles or to consumers, such as humans...
  56. doi request reprint Factors affecting mercury and selenium levels in New Jersey flatfish: low risk to human consumers
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Sciences Institute EOHSI, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:853-60. 2009
    ..S. Environmental Protection Agency reference dose of 0.1 microg/kg body weight/d of methylmercury (MeHg). However, high-end fish eaters consuming several such meals per week may exceed recommended levels...
  57. doi request reprint Collaboration versus communication: The Department of Energy's Amchitka Island and the Aleut Community
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 109:503-10. 2009
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Perceptions of the risks and benefits of fish consumption: individual choices to reduce risk and increase health benefits
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 109:343-9. 2009
    ..These data indicate that respondents did not have enough accurate information about contaminants in fish to make informed risk-balancing decisions...
  59. doi request reprint Changes in Aleut concerns following the stakeholder-driven Amchitka independent science assessment
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Risk Anal 29:1156-69. 2009
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  60. doi request reprint Mercury and other metals in feathers of common eider (Somateria mollissima) and tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) from the Aleutian chain of Alaska
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 56:596-606. 2009
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  61. doi request reprint Ecocultural attributes: evaluating ecological degradation in terms of ecological goods and services versus subsistence and tribal values
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Risk Anal 28:1261-72. 2008
    ..Our argument is that intact natural resources are essential elements of many cultural resources, and this aspect requires and demands adequate consideration (and may therefore require compensation)...
  62. doi request reprint Mercury and other metals in eggs and feathers of glaucous-winged gulls (Larus glaucescens) in the Aleutians
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 152:179-94. 2009
    ..However, levels of mercury in some gull eggs are within a range suggesting that several eggs should not be eaten in one day by sensitive humans...
  63. doi request reprint Comparison of arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury and selenium in feathers in bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), and comparison with common eider (Somateria mollissima), glaucous-winged gull (Larus glaucescens), pigeon guillemot (Cepp
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 152:357-67. 2009
    ..Eagle chicks tended to have lower levels of manganese than older eagles...
  64. doi request reprint Arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese, mercury, and selenium in feathers of Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) and Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) from Prince William Sound, Alaska
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 398:20-5. 2008
    ..Levels of mercury in kittiwake feathers (mean of 2910 ng/g [ppb]) were within the range of many species of seabirds reported for other studies, and were generally below adverse effects levels...
  65. ncbi request reprint Radionuclides in marine macroalgae from Amchitka and Kiska Islands in the Aleutians: establishing a baseline for future biomonitoring
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    J Environ Radioact 91:27-40. 2006
    ..Further, the data indicate that some species (the intertidal Fucus) are better accumulators than others, and these should be used as bioindicators in future monitoring schemes...
  66. ncbi request reprint Locational differences in heavy metals and metalloids in Pacific Blue Mussels Mytilus [edulis] trossulus from Adak Island in the Aleutian Chain, Alaska
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 368:937-50. 2006
    ..There is substantial comparative data on these metals in mussels. Our results from Adak are generally within the range of mean values reported in the literature, except for the consistently elevated levels of chromium...
  67. ncbi request reprint Do scientists and fishermen collect the same size fish? Possible implications for exposure assessment
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 101:34-41. 2006
    ..Our data generally demonstrate that the scientists and trawlers can collect the same size fish as those caught by Aleuts, making contaminant analysis, and subsequent contaminant analysis, representative of the risks to fish consumers...
  68. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in eggs of common terns (Sterna hirundo) in New Jersey: temporal trends from 1971 to 2002
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Environ Res 94:336-43. 2004
    ..The spike in 1999 is unexplained...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effects of lead on learning in herring gulls: an avian wildlife model for neurobehavioral deficits
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Neurotoxicology 26:615-24. 2005
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  70. ncbi request reprint Environmental concerns and diet in Singapore
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1405-19. 2003
    ..Respondents considered air pollution a greater problem, perhaps reflecting recent haze disasters from deliberately set forest fires in Indonesia, which are beyond the direct control of Singapore or Singaporeans...
  71. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of general environmental problems, willingness to expend federal funds on these problems, and concerns regarding the Los Alamos National Laboratory: Hispanics are more concerned than Whites
    Joanna Burger
    Environmental Science Group, MS J495, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Environ Res 95:174-83. 2004
    ..More generally, they indicate that the attitudes and perceptions of Hispanics deserve increased study in a general population...
  72. ncbi request reprint Lead in young herring gulls: paradoxical effects of exercise on tissue concentrations
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:181-97. 2003
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Effect of deep-frying fish on risk from mercury
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:817-28. 2003
    ..9 microg/g in cooked fish). Deep-frying with and without breading resulted in weight loss of 25% and 39%, while mercury levels increased by 45% and 75%, perhaps due to the breading and absorption of oil. At the mean fish..
  74. ncbi request reprint Fish, shellfish, and meat meals of the public in Singapore
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Division of Life Sciences, Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 92:254-61. 2003
    ..The data indicate a great deal of variation in the number of meals of fish, shellfish, and other meats eaten by the people interviewed, making dietary and risk assessments challenging...
  75. ncbi request reprint The role of risk and future land use in cleanup decisions at the Department Of Energy
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08845 8082, USA
    Risk Anal 24:1539-49. 2004
    ..For the nation, balancing among risks is essential within sites and among Department of Energy sites, as well as among other remediation sites (such as those of Department of Defense and Superfund sites)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Mercury in canned tuna: white versus light and temporal variation
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Nelson Hall, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 96:239-49. 2004
    ..5 ppm, it would be prudent to continue some systematic monitoring of the nation's canned fish supply, particularly as the targets of commercial fisheries inevitably change as certain stocks become depleted...
  77. ncbi request reprint Fish availability in supermarkets and fish markets in New Jersey
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 333:89-97. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Heavy metals in commercial fish in New Jersey
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 99:403-12. 2005
    ..However, consumers should bear in mind that standards have a margin of safety...
  79. ncbi request reprint Use of Central stonerollers (Cyprinidae: Campostoma anomalum) from Tennessee as a bioindicator of metal contamination
    Joanna Burger
    Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 110:171-84. 2005
    ..Most metal levels were inversely related to size and weight of the stonerollers, perhaps due to growth dilution...
  80. ncbi request reprint The use of biota sampling for environmental contaminant analysis for characterization of benthic communities in the Aleutians
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 369:393-402. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Mercury in fish available in supermarkets in Illinois: are there regional differences
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey, 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 367:1010-6. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Conceptual site models as a tool in evaluating ecological health: the case of the Department of Energy's Amchitka Island nuclear test site
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:1217-38. 2006
    ..CSMs with an expanded exposure/receptor matrix can be used effectively to clarify the conceptualization of the problem for scientists, regulators, and the general public...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cognitive effects of chronic exposure to lead and solvents
    Nancy Fiedler
    UMDNJ RWJ Medical School, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Inst, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 44:413-23. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the cognitive effects of chronic occupational exposure to lead and solvents...
  84. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in flathead sole (Hippoglossoides elassodon) and great sculpin (Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus) from Adak Island, Alaska: potential risk to predators and fishermen
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 103:62-9. 2007
    ..Levels of arsenic, lead, and mercury may pose a risk to predators that consume them, and arsenic and mercury may pose a risk to human consumers...
  85. ncbi request reprint Integrating long-term stewardship goals into the remediation process: natural resource damages and the Department of Energy
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    J Environ Manage 82:189-99. 2007
    ..It requires integration of remediation, restoration, and end-state planning to a greater degree than is currently done at most DOE sites...
  86. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) from Maine to Florida
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory FAS, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Alison Street, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 90:227-36. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that site-specific data are essential for managers to evaluate the potential threat from contaminants to both the horseshoe crabs and those that consume them...
  87. ncbi request reprint Perceptual indicators of environmental health, future land use, and stewardship
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 89:285-303. 2003
    ..These indicators should be considered by regulators, site personnel, and policy makers in future management and land use decisions...
  88. ncbi request reprint A framework and information needs for the management of the risks from consumption of self-caught fish
    Joanna Burger
    Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 101:275-85. 2006
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Metal and metalloid concentrations in the eggs of threatened Florida scrub-jays in suburban habitat from south-central Florida
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 328:185-93. 2004
    ..A significant increase in selenium occurred from 1996 to 2001, but did not appear associated with changes in human density...
  90. ncbi request reprint Effects of lead and exercise on endurance and learning in young herring gulls
    Joanna Burger
    Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 57:136-44. 2004
    ..We suggest that in nature, exercise can improve performance of lead-exposed birds by partially mitigating the effects of lead, thereby increasing survival of lead-impaired chicks...
  91. ncbi request reprint Radionuclides in marine fishes and birds from Amchitka and Kiska Islands in the Aleutians: establishing a baseline
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Health Phys 92:265-79. 2007
    ....
  92. pmc Mercury in commercial fish: optimizing individual choices to reduce risk
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:266-71. 2005
    ....
  93. doi request reprint Information needs for siting new, and evaluating current, nuclear facilities: ecology, fate and transport, and human health
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 172:121-34. 2011
    ..For each of the three types of information needs, we expect that only a few of the indicators will be applicable to a particular site and that stakeholders should agree on a site-specific suite...
  94. ncbi request reprint Lessons from case studies of metals: investigating exposure, bioavailability, and risk
    Deoraj Caussy
    Department of Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Regional Office for South East Asia, Indraprastha Estate, Ring Road, NewDelhi 110 002, India
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 56:45-51. 2003
    ..The lessons from the case studies of arsenic, mercury, tin and chromium provide a unified concept of methods that can be used in investigating and controlling outbreaks due to metal poisoning in other similar situations...
  95. ncbi request reprint Metal levels in tissues of Florida gar (Lepisosteus platyrhincus) from Lake Okeechobee
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 90:187-201. 2004
    ..S. and do not pose a problem for humans. However, liver levels average over the 0.5 microg g(-1) level considered safe for human consumption, and might pose a problem for non-human consumers that eat the fish whole...
  96. doi request reprint Metal concentrations in three species of passerine birds breeding in the Hackensack Meadowlands of New Jersey
    Nellie Tsipoura
    New Jersey Audubon Society, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924, USA
    Environ Res 107:218-28. 2008
    ..Finally, all metal levels for tree swallow tissues in our study were much lower than those reported previously for this species in the Meadowlands District...
  97. ncbi request reprint Occupational health services at ten U.S. Department of Energy weapons sites
    Mary K Salazar
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:418-28. 2003
    ..Workers at these sites participate in a wide array of activities that can result in their exposure to a variety of hazards...
  98. ncbi request reprint Shifting priorities at the Department of Energy's bomb factories: protecting human and ecological health
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, 604 Allison Road, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Manage 31:157-67. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Natural resource protection on buffer lands: integrating resource evaluation and economics
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 142:1-9. 2008
    ..We discuss the uses, and the advantages and disadvantages of different evaluation methods for natural resources...
  100. ncbi request reprint Implications of gender differences for human health risk assessment and toxicology
    Marie Vahter
    Division of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Res 104:70-84. 2007
    ..Wherever possible and feasible, toxicologic and environmental epidemiological studies should be designed and have sufficient statistical power to quantify differential gender-based exposures and outcomes...