J D Petty
Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
- An approach for assessment of water quality using semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs) and bioindicator testsJ D Petty
USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center, MO 65201, USA
Chemosphere 41:311-21. 2000..With increasing global demands on limited water resources, the approach described herein provides an assessment paradigm applicable to determining the quality of water in a broad range of aquatic systems...
- A holistic passive integrative sampling approach for assessing the presence and potential impacts of waterborne environmental contaminantsJ D Petty
US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
Chemosphere 54:695-705. 2004..g., ibuprofen, oxindole, etc.) were detected in the wastewater. Herein we summarize the results of the analysis of the field-deployed samplers and demonstrate the utility of this holistic approach...
- Considerations involved with the use of semipermeable membrane devices for monitoring environmental contaminantsJ D Petty
US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, MO 65201, USA
J Chromatogr A 879:83-95. 2000..We present herein an overview of effective procedural steps for analyzing exposed SPMDs for trace to ultra-trace levels of contaminants sequestered from environmental matrices...
- Selective removal of organic contaminants from sediments: a methodology for toxicity identification evaluations (TIEs)J A Lebo
US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, MO, USA
Chemosphere 40:811-9. 2000..A method is being sought that is capable of detoxifying sediments with respect to organic contaminants while leaving toxicity attributable to inorganic contaminants unaffected...
- Purification of triolein for use in semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs)J A Lebo
USGS, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
Chemosphere 54:1217-24. 2004..Yeast estrogen screen (YES) testing of SPMDs fabricated with unpurified and purified triolein demonstrates that the purification process removes all background estrogenic activity...
- Comparison of a novel passive sampler to standard water-column sampling for organic contaminants associated with wastewater effluents entering a New Jersey streamD A Alvarez
US Geological Survey, CERC, 4200 New Haven Road, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
Chemosphere 61:610-22. 2005....
- An evaluation of selenium concentrations in water, sediment, invertebrates, and fish from the Republican River Basin: 1997-1999T W May
U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center, MO, USA
Environ Monit Assess 72:179-206. 2001..Additional research is needed to determine the true impact of selenium on fish and wildlife resources in the Basin...
- Comparisons of coarse and fine versions of two carbons for reducing the bioavailabilities of sediment-bound hydrophobic organic contaminantsJ A Lebo
US Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center CERC, 4200 New Haven Road, MO 65201, USA
Chemosphere 50:1309-17. 2003..The performance of ground Ambersorb 1500 was again found to be superior; the bioavailable levels of each of the 27 pesticides were markedly lower in the presence of ground Ambersorb 1500 than in the presence of fine coconut charcoal...
- Polar organic chemical integrative sampling and liquid chromatography-electrospray/ion-trap mass spectrometry for assessing selected prescription and illicit drugs in treated sewage effluentsT L Jones-Lepp
Office of Research and Development, National Exposure Research Laboratory, United States Environmental Protection Agency, 944 E Harmon, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119, USA
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 47:427-39. 2004..The potential for chronic effects on human health is also unknown but of increasing concern because of the multiuse character of water, particularly in densely populated, arid areas...