Jana Klanova

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Affiliation: Masaryk University
Country: Czech Republic

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Residues of organochlorinated pesticides in soils from the Czech Republic
    Penka Shegunova
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 146:257-61. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of UV, H2O2/UV and gamma-irradiation processes on frozen and liquid water solutions of monochlorophenols
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX TOCOEN, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 2:1023-31. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Passive air sampler as a tool for long-term air pollution monitoring: Part 1. Performance assessment for seasonal and spatial variations
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 144:393-405. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Can pine needles indicate trends in the air pollution levels at remote sites?
    Jana Klanova
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 157:3248-54. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the influence of meteorological parameters on the performance of polyurethane foam-based passive air samplers
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 42:550-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistent organic pollutants in soils and sediments from James Ross Island, Antarctica
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 152:416-23. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Monitoring of persistent organic pollutants in Africa. Part 1: passive air sampling across the continent in 2008
    J Klanova
    RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Environ Monit 11:1952-63. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Are the residents of former Yugoslavia still exposed to elevated PCB levels due to the Balkan wars? Part 2: Passive air sampling network
    Jana Klanova
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 33:727-35. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Are the residents of former Yugoslavia still exposed to elevated PCB levels due to the Balkan wars? Part 1: Air sampling in Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Jana Klanova
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 33:719-26. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Which compounds contribute most to elevated airborne exposure and corresponding health risks in the Western Balkans?
    Tomás Bartos
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 35:1066-71. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Residues of organochlorinated pesticides in soils from the Czech Republic
    Penka Shegunova
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 146:257-61. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of UV, H2O2/UV and gamma-irradiation processes on frozen and liquid water solutions of monochlorophenols
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX TOCOEN, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 2:1023-31. 2003
    ..It is suggested that the reactions of OH radicals within polycrystalline ice or snow are important natural processes that should be considered in environmental, ice-core or astrophysical research...
  3. ncbi request reprint Passive air sampler as a tool for long-term air pollution monitoring: Part 1. Performance assessment for seasonal and spatial variations
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 144:393-405. 2006
    ..Very good capability of passive samplers to reflect temporal and spatial fluctuation in concentrations of persistent organic pollutants in the ambient air was confirmed which makes them applicable for monitoring on the local scale...
  4. doi request reprint Can pine needles indicate trends in the air pollution levels at remote sites?
    Jana Klanova
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 157:3248-54. 2009
    ..The most important finding is that in the long term a needle monitoring gives very similar information on temporal trends of the atmospheric pollution as does a high volume air monitoring...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing the influence of meteorological parameters on the performance of polyurethane foam-based passive air samplers
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 42:550-5. 2008
    ..More research is needed to develop and test passive air samplers for particle-associated chemicals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistent organic pollutants in soils and sediments from James Ross Island, Antarctica
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 152:416-23. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint Monitoring of persistent organic pollutants in Africa. Part 1: passive air sampling across the continent in 2008
    J Klanova
    RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Environ Monit 11:1952-63. 2009
    ..The large temporal variability in the pesticide concentrations suggested seasonal application of gamma-HCHs and endosulfans; levels of p,p'-DDT were often much higher than those of p,p'-DDE and indicated recent application of DDT...
  8. ncbi request reprint Are the residents of former Yugoslavia still exposed to elevated PCB levels due to the Balkan wars? Part 2: Passive air sampling network
    Jana Klanova
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 33:727-35. 2007
    ..The passive air samplers proved to be a powerful technique capable of detecting the concentrations ranging over four orders of magnitude providing the information very comparable with the conventional techniques...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are the residents of former Yugoslavia still exposed to elevated PCB levels due to the Balkan wars? Part 1: Air sampling in Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Jana Klanova
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 33:719-26. 2007
    ..A considerable contamination of several sites was detected (PCB concentrations in the atmosphere ranged between 67 pg m(-3) and 40 ng m(-3) for the sum of 7 indicator congeners) and the levels are reported in this article...
  10. doi request reprint Which compounds contribute most to elevated airborne exposure and corresponding health risks in the Western Balkans?
    Tomás Bartos
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 35:1066-71. 2009
    ..A majority of the human health risks at the urban sites were associated with PAHs. Between 83 and 94% of the cumulative risk at such sites was assigned to chemicals sorbed to particles, and out of it, PAHs were responsible for 99%...
  11. doi request reprint Kosetice, Czech Republic--ten years of air pollution monitoring and four years of evaluating the origin of persistent organic pollutants
    Alice Dvorska
    RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 156:403-8. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Seasonally and regionally determined indication potential of bioassays in contaminated river sediments
    Klara Hilscherova
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3, Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:522-34. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Soil burdens of persistent organic pollutants--their levels, fate and risks Part III. Quantification of the soil burdens and related health risks in the Czech Republic
    Pavel Cupr
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology RECETOX, Faculty of Science of Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Sci Total Environ 408:486-94. 2010
    ..Presented approach can be applied in the risk management, to support an efficient targeting of the risk reduction measures, or to improve a design of the national monitoring...
  14. doi request reprint Composition and effects of inhalable size fractions of atmospheric aerosols in the polluted atmosphere. Part II. In vitro biological potencies
    Jiri Novak
    Masaryk University, RECETOX Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Faculty of Science, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Environ Int 63:64-70. 2014
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  15. doi request reprint Composition and effects of inhalable size fractions of atmospheric aerosols in the polluted atmosphere: part I. PAHs, PCBs and OCPs and the matrix chemical composition
    Linda Landlová
    Faculty of Science, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 21:6188-204. 2014
    ..Legislative regulation based on gravimetric determination of PM mass can clearly be insufficient for assessment. ..
  16. doi request reprint Soil burdens of persistent organic pollutants--their levels, fate and risk. Part I. Variation of concentration ranges according to different soil uses and locations
    Ivan Holoubek
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology RECETOX and National POPs Centre, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 157:3207-17. 2009
    ..An inventory of the soil contamination is needed as a first step in our effort to estimate an extent to which the secondary sources contribute to the enhanced atmospheric levels of POPs...
  17. doi request reprint Spatially resolved distribution models of POP concentrations in soil: a stochastic approach using regression trees
    Klára Kubosová
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 43:9230-6. 2009
    ..The stochastic model applied in this study seems to be a promising tool capable of predicting the environmental distribution of organic pollutants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Trends in background levels of persistent organic pollutants at Kosetice observatory, Czech Republic.2) Part II. Aquatic and terrestrial environments 1996-2005
    Ivan Holoubek
    RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    J Environ Monit 9:564-71. 2007
    ..The soil, water and sediment concentrations showed a similar decrease of PAHs, PCBs, and HCHs, but there was no clear trend for DDTs and HCB...
  19. ncbi request reprint Photodegradation of organic pollutants on the spruce needle wax surface under laboratory conditions
    Jindriska Dolinová
    RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Chemosphere 57:1399-407. 2004
    ..In addition, paraffin was found to be a suitable model matrix for the studies of possible photochemical transformations that can occur on natural plant surfaces...
  20. doi request reprint Mineralogical, chemical and toxicological characterization of urban air particles
    Pavel Cupr
    Masaryk University, RECETOX Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Faculty of Science, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 54:26-34. 2013
    ..5 size fraction. This presented new approach proved to be a useful tool for human health risk assessment in the areas with significant levels of air dust concentration...
  21. doi request reprint Sources of organochlorine pesticides in air in an urban Mediterranean environment: volatilisation from soil
    Gerhard Lammel
    Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in Environment, Kamenice 3, 62500, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Environ Monit 13:3358-64. 2011
    ..It is concluded that the representativeness of point measurements of OCPs in urban areas is limited by the spatial variability of soil contamination...
  22. ncbi request reprint Soil burdens of persistent organic pollutants: their levels, fate, and risks. Part iv. Quantification of volatilization fluxes of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls from contaminated soil surfaces
    Martina Koblizkova
    RECETOX, Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 43:3588-95. 2009
    ..Presented results draw the attention to often overlooked secondary sources of the atmospheric pollution and point out that their impact can be much greater than indicated by the fugacity models...
  23. doi request reprint Application of an unsteady state environmental distribution model to a decadal time series of PAH concentrations in Central Europe
    Jirí Komprda
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    J Environ Monit 11:269-76. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint Environmental ice photochemistry: monochlorophenols
    Jana Klanova
    RECETOX TOCOEN, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 37:1568-74. 2003
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Soil burdens of persistent organic pollutants--their levels, fate and risk. Part II. Are there any trends in PCDD/F levels in mountain soils?
    Petr Kukucka
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 157:3255-63. 2009
    ..A slow rate of the soil-forming processes and their site-specificity was generally the major source of uncertainties...
  26. ncbi request reprint An assessment of air-soil exchange of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides across central and southern Europe
    Petra Růzicková
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 42:179-85. 2008
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  27. doi request reprint Effect-based assessment of passive air samples from four countries in Eastern Europe
    Anita Erseková
    Faculty of Science, RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, 62500, Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Monit Assess 186:3905-16. 2014
    ..The study documents suitability of passive air sampling for the assessment of specific toxic potencies of ambient air pollutants...
  28. doi request reprint Kinetic bacterial bioluminescence assay for contact sediment toxicity testing: relationships with the matrix composition and contamination
    Ludek Blaha
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3, Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:507-14. 2010
    ..Although sediments are considered a rather stable matrix in comparison with river water, we confirmed high variability and dynamics that should be reflected in monitoring plans and field studies...
  29. doi request reprint Uptake of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides from soil and air into radishes (Raphanus sativus)
    Ondrej Mikes
    RECETOX, Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 157:488-96. 2009
    ..The uptake of POPs from air was within the range of theoretical values predicted from log K(OA)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Passive air sampler as a tool for long-term air pollution monitoring: Part 2. Air genotoxic potency screening assessment
    Pavel Cupr
    RECETOX Research Center for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 144:406-13. 2006
    ..Complete dose-response relationships of the air extracts were determined. The statistical analysis showed significant correlation between observed biological effects and PAHs concentrations in samples...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trends in background levels of persistent organic pollutants at Kosetice observatory, Czech Republic.1) Part I. Ambient air and wet deposition 1996-2005
    Ivan Holoubek
    RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Environ Monit 9:557-63. 2007
    ..Temporally increased levels of certain chemicals were associated with some local climatic (floods) or socio-economic (fuel prices) factors...
  32. doi request reprint Brominated flame retardants in the indoor environment - Comparative study of indoor contamination from three countries
    Marta Venier
    RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, pavilion A29, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 94:150-60. 2016
    ..This hypothesis was confirmed by a large discrepancy between values predicted using a partitioning model and the measured values for FRs with log KOA values >14. ..
  33. doi request reprint Distribution of legacy and emerging semivolatile organic compounds in five indoor matrices in a residential environment
    Lisa Melymuk
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, pavilion A29, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Chemosphere 153:179-86. 2016
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  34. doi request reprint Particle size distribution of halogenated flame retardants and implications for atmospheric deposition and transport
    Krzysztof Okonski
    Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, RECETOX Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 48:14426-34. 2014
    ..This has implications for estimates of long-range atmospheric transport and atmospheric residence times, as it suggests that without size-specific distributions, these parameters could be underestimated for FRs. ..
  35. doi request reprint Levels and distribution of dissolved hydrophobic organic contaminants in the Morava river in Zlín district, Czech Republic as derived from their accumulation in silicone rubber passive samplers
    Roman Prokes
    Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 166:157-66. 2012
    ..Calculated fugacities in water and bottom sediment indicated a fair degree of equilibrium between these compartments for OCPs and PCBs, whereas sediment represented a potential source of PAHs...
  36. ncbi request reprint Screening of short- and medium-chain chlorinated paraffins in selected riverine sediments and sludge from the Czech Republic
    Petra Pribylová
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 144:248-54. 2006
    ..Average chlorination degree of SCCPs was 65%...
  37. doi request reprint Observation and origin of organochlorine compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the free troposphere over central Europe
    Gerhard Lammel
    Masaryk University, Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Kamenice 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Pollut 157:3264-71. 2009
    ..Photochemical lifetimes corresponding to k(OH) < 1.5 x 10(-12) cm(3) molec(-1) s(-1) are found for p,p'-DDT, k(OH) < 0.75 x 10(-12) cm(3) molec(-1) s(-1) for p,p'-DDE and k(OH) < 1.0 x 10(-12) cm(3) molec(-1) s(-1) for p,p'-DDD...
  38. doi request reprint Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the atmosphere of three Chilean cities using passive air samplers
    Karla Pozo
    Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Facultad de Ciencias, Concepcion, Chile Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Centro de Investigación en Biodiversidad y Ambientes Sustentables CIBAS, Concepcion, Chile Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Research Center for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Brno, Czech Republic Universitá degli Studi di Siena, Dipartimento Scienze Fisiche, della Terra e dell Ambiente, Siena, Italy Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ . 2017
    ..These data will support Chilean commitments as a signatory to the Stockholm Convention on POPs and for reporting as a member country of the Group of Latin America and Caribbean Countries (GRULAC) region...
  39. doi request reprint Passive air sampling of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and emerging compounds in Kolkata megacity and rural mangrove wetland Sundarban in India: An approach to regional monitoring
    Karla Pozo
    Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Research Center for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Facultad de Ciencias, Alonso de Ribera 2850, 407 01 29 Concepción, Chile Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Centro de Investigación en Biodiversidad y Ambientes Sustentables CIBAS, Alonso de Ribera 2850, 407 01 29 Concepción, Chile Universitá degli Studi di Siena, Dipartimento Scienze Fisiche, della Terra e dell Ambiente, Via Mattioli 4, 53100, Siena, Italy Electronic address
    Chemosphere . 2016
    ..These data are useful to assess atmospheric pollution levels and to motivate local and regional authorities to better understand the potential human exposure risk associated to urban areas in India...
  40. doi request reprint In vitro effects of pollutants from particulate and volatile fractions of air samples-day and night variability
    Jiri Novak
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:6620-7. 2013
    ..The results show that there can be a significant difference between levels of bioactive compounds in air between daytime and nighttime. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Can physicochemical and microbial soil properties explain enantiomeric shifts of chiral organochlorines?
    Martina Koblicková
    Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5978-84. 2008
    ..These differences can also be associated with more intensive microbial activity, because clay content and texture with an increased amount of microaggregates are known to be favorable for soil microflora and its viability...
  42. doi request reprint Calibration of silicone rubber passive samplers: experimental and modeled relations between sampling rate and compound properties
    Tatsiana P Rusina
    Masaryk University, Faculty of Sciences, RECETOX, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 44:362-7. 2010
    ..A model using Rs approximately M(-0.47) is suggested for extrapolation of Rs estimated from the dissipation of performance reference compounds to target compounds in a higher hydrophobicity range...
  43. doi request reprint Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins/furans (PCDD/Fs) and metals in scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) needles from Eastern and Northern Europe: Spatiotemporal patterns, and potential sources
    Eva Holt
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Chemosphere 156:30-6. 2016
    ..90 ng kg(-1) - 20 ng kg(-1)). Using metal contamination in pine needles helped to detect spatial patterns and separate local thermal sources of PCDD/Fs. ..
  44. doi request reprint Perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFASs) in household dust in Central Europe and North America
    Pavlína Karásková
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 94:315-24. 2016
    ..Significant relationships were found among individual homologues and between PFAS concentrations in dust and type of floor, number of people living in the house, and building age. ..
  45. doi request reprint Screening for perfluoroalkyl acids in consumer products, building materials and wastes
    Jitka Bečanová
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Chemosphere 164:322-329. 2016
    ..Thus, in addition to consumer products treated with PFASs, materials used in the construction of houses, schools and office buildings may also play an important role in human exposure to PFASs...
  46. doi request reprint Screening for halogenated flame retardants in European consumer products, building materials and wastes
    Šimon Vojta
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00, Brno, Czechia
    Chemosphere 168:457-466. 2016
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  47. doi request reprint Using long-term air monitoring of semi-volatile organic compounds to evaluate the uncertainty in polyurethane-disk passive sampler-derived air concentrations
    Eva Holt
    RECETOX Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00 Brno, Czechia Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 220:1100-1111. 2017
    ..Underestimation of PUF-derived air concentrations for particle-phase PAHs was attributed to a potential overestimation of the particle infiltration into the PUF-PAS chamber and underestimation of the particle bound fraction of PAHs...
  48. doi request reprint Current implications of past DDT indoor spraying in Oman
    Petra Booij
    Masaryk University, RECETOX Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Faculty of Science, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Sci Total Environ 550:231-40. 2016
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Source identification, spatio-temporal distribution and ecological risk of persistent organic pollutants in sediments from the upper Danube catchment
    Petr Kukucka
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Chemosphere 138:777-83. 2015
    ..TEQPCDD/F+dl-PCB+PCN were low relative to other European rivers, hence the risk to aquatic organisms was considered to be low. PCNs contributed significantly to overall TEQ in several cases...
  50. doi request reprint Evaluation and guidelines for using polyurethane foam (PUF) passive air samplers in double-dome chambers to assess semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in non-industrial indoor environments
    Pernilla Bohlin
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, CZ 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Process Impacts 16:2617-26. 2014
    ..A more open chamber design for indoor studies may allow for higher sampling rates (RS) and better performance for the particle associated SVOCs. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies of environmental processes: A practical course in environmental chemistry
    Petra Růzicková
    RECETOX Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3 126, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 13:435-40. 2006
    ..However, laboratory exercises targeted on the simulations of environmental processes are very rare...
  52. doi request reprint Sampling artifacts in active air sampling of semivolatile organic contaminants: Comparing theoretical and measured artifacts and evaluating implications for monitoring networks
    Lisa Melymuk
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5 753, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Environ Pollut 217:97-106. 2016
    ..The presence of significant breakthrough at "typical" sampling conditions is relevant for air monitoring networks, and may lead to under-reporting of more volatile SVOCs. ..
  53. doi request reprint Assessment of seasonal variations in persistent organic pollutants across the region of Tuscany using passive air samplers
    Victor H Estellano
    RECETOX Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, pavilion A29, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic Department of Physical, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Siena, Via Mattioli 4, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Environ Pollut . 2017
    ..This study contributes new information about POP levels in the Italian atmosphere and demonstrates the feasibility of using PUF disks to simultaneously assess seasonal concentrations at different sampling sites...
  54. doi request reprint Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in Concepción Bay, central Chile after the 2010 Tsunami
    Karla Pozo
    Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Concepcion, Chile Research Center for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic Electronic address
    Mar Pollut Bull 95:480-3. 2015
    ..w.). Differences in PBDE pattern were also observed between different levels of the trophic food chain (primary and secondary consumers). This is the first attempt to assess the current status of Concepción Bay after the 2010 Tsunami. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint Oxidation of aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons by OH radicals photochemically generated from H2O2 in ice
    Jindriska Dolinová
    RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7668-74. 2006
    ..They, moreover, support hypotheses that oxidation of organic impurities in the snowpack can produce volatile hydroxy and carbonyl compounds, which may consequently be released to the atmosphere...
  56. ncbi request reprint Photochemical degradation of PCBs in snow
    Nina Matykiewiczová
    RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 41:8308-14. 2007
    ..However, in case that the concentration of the hydrogen peroxide in natural snow is sufficient, the photoinduced oxidation process could succeed the photoreductive dechlorination and evaporative fluxes as the major sink...
  57. ncbi request reprint Toxicity increases in ice containing monochlorophenols upon photolysis: environmental consequences
    Ludek Blaha
    RECETOX Research Center for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3, CZ 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 38:2873-8. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Monitoring microbial biomass and respiration in different soils from the Czech Republic--a summary of results
    Jakub Hofman
    Faculty of Science, Research Centre for Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Centre of Excellence, Masaryk University of Brno, Kamenice 126 3, 62500 Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Int 30:19-30. 2004
    ..However, it was not shown by the category of grassland sandy soils with weak organic matter content suggesting they could be especially suitable for the biomonitoring of harmful effects of chemicals on soil microorganisms...
  59. pmc Bioluminescent Vibrio fischeri Assays in the Assessment of Seasonal and Spatial Patterns in Toxicity of Contaminated River Sediments
    Sergio Jarque
    Faculty of Science, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic
    Front Microbiol 7:1738. 2016
    ..Single time point sampling followed by the extraction and testing of elutriates, do not truly reflect the spatial and temporal variability in natural sediments and may lead to underestimation of ecotoxic risks...
  60. doi request reprint Spatiotemporal patterns and potential sources of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) needles from Europe
    Eva Holt
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Masaryk University, Kamenice 753 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 23:19602-12. 2016
    ..g., 180) in pine needles. The dissimilarities in congener profiles were attributed to faster degradation of lower chlorinated congeners from the leaf surface or metabolism by the plant. ..
  61. doi request reprint Bioavailability and mobility of organic contaminants in soil: new three-step ecotoxicological evaluation
    Zbynek Prokop
    Faculty of Science, RECETOX Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Masaryk University, Kamenice753 5, 625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 23:4312-9. 2016
    ..This information can be useful for hazard identification and risk assessment of soil-associated contaminants. Graphical Abstract New three-step ecotoxicological evaluation by using the same organism. ..
  62. doi request reprint Current challenges in air sampling of semivolatile organic contaminants: sampling artifacts and their influence on data comparability
    Lisa Melymuk
    Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5 753, Pavilon A29, Brno 62500, Czech Republic
    Environ Sci Technol 48:14077-91. 2014
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  63. ncbi request reprint Polymer selection for passive sampling: a comparison of critical properties
    Tatsiana P Rusina
    Masaryk University, Faculty of Sciences, RECETOX, Kamenice 126 3, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
    Chemosphere 68:1344-51. 2007
    ..For the ten tested SRs, this range was less than 0.4 log units. Transport resistances estimated on the basis of diffusion coefficients and partition coefficients were generally lower for SRs than for LDPE and EXACT...