Josef Cyrys

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Spatial and temporal variation of particle number concentration in Augsburg, Germany
    Josef Cyrys
    Environmental Science Center of the University Augsburg, Universitätsstrasse 1a, 86159 Augsburg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 401:168-75. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Improved air quality in reunified Germany and decreases in respiratory symptoms
    Joachim Heinrich
    GSF, National Research Center for Environment and Health Institute for Epidemiology, PO Box 1129, D 85758 Oberschleissheim, Germany
    Epidemiology 13:394-401. 2002
  3. pmc Source apportionment of ambient fine particle size distribution using positive matrix factorization in Erfurt, Germany
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 398:133-44. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Concentration of oxygenated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and oxygen free radical formation from urban particulate matter
    Martin Sklorz
    GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Ecological Chemistry, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:1866-9. 2007
  5. pmc Traffic-related atmospheric pollutants levels during pregnancy and offspring's term birth weight: a study relying on a land-use regression exposure model
    Remy Slama
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1283-92. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Daily mortality and particulate matter in different size classes in Erfurt, Germany
    Matthias Stölzel
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:458-67. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Aerosol particle number concentration measurements in five European cities using TSI-3022 condensation particle counter over a three-year period during health effects of air pollution on susceptible subpopulations
    Pasi Aalto
    Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:1064-76. 2005
  8. pmc GIS-based estimation of exposure to particulate matter and NO2 in an urban area: stochastic versus dispersion modeling
    Josef Cyrys
    GSF, National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 113:987-92. 2005
  9. pmc Repolarization changes induced by air pollution in ischemic heart disease patients
    Alexandra Henneberger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 113:440-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between different size classes of particulate matter and meteorology in three European cities
    Jeroen J de Hartog
    Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Division, Jenalaan 18a, 3584 CK Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Environ Monit 7:302-10. 2005

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Publications22

  1. pmc Spatial and temporal variation of particle number concentration in Augsburg, Germany
    Josef Cyrys
    Environmental Science Center of the University Augsburg, Universitätsstrasse 1a, 86159 Augsburg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 401:168-75. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Improved air quality in reunified Germany and decreases in respiratory symptoms
    Joachim Heinrich
    GSF, National Research Center for Environment and Health Institute for Epidemiology, PO Box 1129, D 85758 Oberschleissheim, Germany
    Epidemiology 13:394-401. 2002
    ..Previous research on air pollution effects has found associations with chronic adverse health effects even at the relatively low levels of ambient particulates currently measured in most urban areas...
  3. pmc Source apportionment of ambient fine particle size distribution using positive matrix factorization in Erfurt, Germany
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 398:133-44. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Concentration of oxygenated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and oxygen free radical formation from urban particulate matter
    Martin Sklorz
    GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Ecological Chemistry, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:1866-9. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Traffic-related atmospheric pollutants levels during pregnancy and offspring's term birth weight: a study relying on a land-use regression exposure model
    Remy Slama
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1283-92. 2007
    ..Some studies have suggested that particulate matter (PM) levels during pregnancy may be associated with birth weight. Road traffic is a major source of fine PM (PM with aero-dynamic diameter < 2.5 microm; PM(2.5))...
  6. ncbi request reprint Daily mortality and particulate matter in different size classes in Erfurt, Germany
    Matthias Stölzel
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:458-67. 2007
    ..003-1.060. No association between fine particle MC and mortality was found. This study shows that UFP, representing fresh combustion particles, may be an important component of urban air pollution associated with health effects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Aerosol particle number concentration measurements in five European cities using TSI-3022 condensation particle counter over a three-year period during health effects of air pollution on susceptible subpopulations
    Pasi Aalto
    Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:1064-76. 2005
    ..The study pointed out the influence of the selection of the measurement site and the configuration of the sampling line on the observed concentrations...
  8. pmc GIS-based estimation of exposure to particulate matter and NO2 in an urban area: stochastic versus dispersion modeling
    Josef Cyrys
    GSF, National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 113:987-92. 2005
    ..In conclusion, despite different assumptions and procedures used for the stochastic and dispersion modeling, both models yield similar results regarding exposure estimation of the study cohort to traffic-related air pollutants...
  9. pmc Repolarization changes induced by air pollution in ischemic heart disease patients
    Alexandra Henneberger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 113:440-6. 2005
    ..This study provides evidence suggesting an immediate effect of air pollution on repolarization duration, morphology, and variability representing myocardial substrate and vulnerability, key factors in the mechanisms of cardiac death...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationship between different size classes of particulate matter and meteorology in three European cities
    Jeroen J de Hartog
    Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Division, Jenalaan 18a, 3584 CK Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Environ Monit 7:302-10. 2005
    ..Since the composition of these particle fractions also differs, it is of interest to test in future epidemiological studies whether they have different health effects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Indoor and outdoor air concentrations of BTEX and NO2: correlation of repeated measurements
    Rebekka Topp
    GSF National Research Center for Environment Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 6:807-12. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating long-term average particulate air pollution concentrations: application of traffic indicators and geographic information systems
    Michael Brauer
    Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Group, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Epidemiology 14:228-39. 2003
    ....
  13. pmc Association of lung function with declining ambient air pollution
    Christian Frye
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 111:383-7. 2003
    ..9% for a decrement of 100 micro g/m(3) SO(2) (p = 0.029). Effects on FEV(1) were smaller and not statistically significant. Our study indicates that a reduction of air pollution in a short time period may improve children's lung function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison between different traffic-related particle indicators: elemental carbon (EC), PM2.5 mass, and absorbance
    Josef Cyrys
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstr 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:134-43. 2003
    ..While the ratio between PM(2.5) and PM(10) mass ranged from 0.54 to 0.68, the ratio of PM(2.5) absorbance and PM(10) absorbance was 0.96-0.97, indicating that PM(2.5) absorbance captures nearly all of the particle absorbance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Variability of apparent particle density of an urban aerosol
    Mike Pitz
    Biometrics and Epidemiology, Institute of Medical Data Management, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, D 85758 Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 37:4336-42. 2003
    ..Thus, the apparent particle density depends on the physical particle properties and might be related to chemical composition of the sampled particle...
  16. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variability of endotoxin in ambient fine particulate matter
    Cara L Carty
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, D 85758 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 5:953-8. 2003
    ..Temperature effects and seasonal variation of endotoxin should be considered in future studies of outdoor endotoxin...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spatial variation in nitrogen dioxide in three European areas
    Marie Lewne
    Occupational and Environmental Health, Norrbacka, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Sci Total Environ 332:217-30. 2004
    ..The spatial variation was substantially larger for NO2 than the variation for PM2.5 and similar to PM2.5 absorbance, measured in the same locations...
  18. doi request reprint Quality control and quality assurance for particle size distribution measurements at an urban monitoring station in Augsburg, Germany
    Mike Pitz
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 10:1017-24. 2008
    ..The study demonstrates that the described QC and QA measures define both a high accuracy of the PSD measurements and their long-term comparability against data obtained in similar measurement programmes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ambient source-specific particles are associated with prolonged repolarization and increased levels of inflammation in male coronary artery disease patients
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Mutat Res 621:50-60. 2007
    ..These results suggest that traffic-related and combustion-generated particles show stronger adverse health impact with regard to cardiac effects, and that particles from different sources induce an acute phase response in these patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Runs of ventricular and supraventricular tachycardia triggered by air pollution in patients with coronary heart disease
    Annette Berger
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1149-58. 2006
    ..The authors conducted an investigation of the association between air pollution and arrhythmia...
  21. doi request reprint Atopic diseases, allergic sensitization, and exposure to traffic-related air pollution in children
    Verena Morgenstern
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:1331-7. 2008
    ..In vitro studies, animal experiments, and human exposure studies have shown how ambient air pollution increases the risk of atopic diseases. However, results derived from observational studies are inconsistent...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship between indoor and outdoor levels of fine particle mass, particle number concentrations and black smoke under different ventilation conditions
    Josef Cyrys
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:275-83. 2004
    ..This effect was not observed for PM(2.5) or BS. This study shows the importance of the indoor air aerosol measurements for health effects studies and the need for more research on I/O transport mechanisms for NC...