J M Besser

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring of lead, zinc, and cadmium in streams draining lead-mining and non-mining areas, southeast Missouri, USA
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 129:227-41. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of sediment characteristics on the toxicity of chromium(III) and chromium(VI) to the amphipod, Hyalella azteca
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6210-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing contaminant sensitivity of endangered and threatened aquatic species: part II. Chronic toxicity of copper and pentachlorophenol to two endangered species and two surrogate species
    J M Besser
    Columbia Environmental Research Center, United States Geological Survey, 4200 New Haven Rd, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:155-65. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Ecological impacts of lead mining on Ozark streams: toxicity of sediment and pore water
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:516-26. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic toxicity of lead in water and diet to the amphipod Hyalella azteca
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1807-15. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Biological and chemical characterization of metal bioavailability in sediments from Lake Roosevelt, Columbia River, Washington, USA
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 54:557-70. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of mottled sculpins (Cottus bairdi) and rainbow trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss) to acute and chronic toxicity of cadmium, copper, and zinc
    John M Besser
    USA Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1657-65. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Ecological effects of lead mining on Ozark streams: In-situ toxicity to woodland crayfish (Orconectes hylas)
    A L Allert
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center USGS CERC, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:1207-19. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Effects of mining-derived metals on riffle-dwelling benthic fishes in Southeast Missouri, USA
    A L Allert
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:1642-51. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of sediment on the fate and toxicity of a polyethoxylated tallowamine surfactant system (MON 0818) in aquatic microcosms
    Ning Wang
    AScI Corporation, 4200 New Haven Rd, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Chemosphere 59:545-51. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomonitoring of lead, zinc, and cadmium in streams draining lead-mining and non-mining areas, southeast Missouri, USA
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 129:227-41. 2007
    ..Our results also demonstrate that metal exposure in the study area differed significantly among sample types, habitats, and years, and that these factors should be carefully considered in the design of biomonitoring studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of sediment characteristics on the toxicity of chromium(III) and chromium(VI) to the amphipod, Hyalella azteca
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 38:6210-6. 2004
    ..Our results indicate that risks of Cr toxicity are low in freshwater sediments containing substantial concentrations of AVS...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing contaminant sensitivity of endangered and threatened aquatic species: part II. Chronic toxicity of copper and pentachlorophenol to two endangered species and two surrogate species
    J M Besser
    Columbia Environmental Research Center, United States Geological Survey, 4200 New Haven Rd, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:155-65. 2005
    ..Protectiveness of chronic water-quality criteria for threatened and endangered species could be improved by the use of safety factors or by conducting additional chronic toxicity tests with species and chemicals of concern...
  4. doi request reprint Ecological impacts of lead mining on Ozark streams: toxicity of sediment and pore water
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:516-26. 2009
    ..These results indicate that toxicity of metals associated with sediments contributes to adverse ecological effects in streams draining the Viburnum Trend mining district...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic toxicity of lead in water and diet to the amphipod Hyalella azteca
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:1807-15. 2005
    ..S. chronic water-quality criterion. Our results suggest that both aqueous- and dietary-exposure pathways contribute significantly to chronic Pb exposure and toxic effects in aquatic biota...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biological and chemical characterization of metal bioavailability in sediments from Lake Roosevelt, Columbia River, Washington, USA
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 54:557-70. 2008
    ..These findings will be used as part of an ongoing ecological risk assessment to determine remedial actions for contaminated sediments in Lake Roosevelt...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of mottled sculpins (Cottus bairdi) and rainbow trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss) to acute and chronic toxicity of cadmium, copper, and zinc
    John M Besser
    USA Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1657-65. 2007
    ..Proposed water quality criteria for copper based on the biotic ligand model would be protective of both sculpin populations tested...
  8. doi request reprint Ecological effects of lead mining on Ozark streams: In-situ toxicity to woodland crayfish (Orconectes hylas)
    A L Allert
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center USGS CERC, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:1207-19. 2009
    ..hylas populations in streams draining the Viburnum Trend, and that in-situ toxicity testing was a valuable tool for assessing the impacts of mining on crayfish populations...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of mining-derived metals on riffle-dwelling benthic fishes in Southeast Missouri, USA
    A L Allert
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:1642-51. 2009
    ..Sculpins may be useful as a sentinel species for assessing mining-related impacts on fish communities...
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of sediment on the fate and toxicity of a polyethoxylated tallowamine surfactant system (MON 0818) in aquatic microcosms
    Ning Wang
    AScI Corporation, 4200 New Haven Rd, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Chemosphere 59:545-51. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the toxicity of the POEA surfactant in water rapidly declines in the presence of sediment due to a reduction in the surfactant concentration in the overlying water above the sediment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of organic amendments on the toxicity and bioavailability of cadmium and copper in spiked formulated sediments
    John M Besser
    US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:805-15. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that the predictive ability of SQGs could be improved by models of metal interactions with natural OM in sediment and pore water...
  12. doi request reprint A macroinvertebrate assessment of Ozark streams located in lead-zinc mining areas of the Viburnum Trend in southeastern Missouri, USA
    Barry C Poulton
    Columbia Environmental Research Center, U S Geological Survey, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 163:619-41. 2010
    ..There was general concurrence among the adversely affected sites in how the various indicators responded to mining activities during the overall study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bioavailability of metals in stream food webs and hazards to brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in the upper Animas River watershed, Colorado
    J M Besser
    U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 40:48-59. 2001
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