William Shotyk

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Trace elements in recent groundwater of an artesian flow system and comparison with snow: enrichments, depletions, and chemical evolution of the water
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 12:208-17. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Determination of trace element concentrations in natural freshwaters: how low is "low", and how low do we need to go?
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 11:1747-53. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Atmospheric inputs of Ag and Tl to the Arctic: comparison of a high resolution snow pit (AD 1994-2004) with a firn (AD 1860-1996) and an ice core (previous 16,000 yr)
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 399:78-89. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Lithogenic, oceanic and anthropogenic sources of atmospheric Sb to a maritime blanket bog, Myrarnar, Faroe Islands
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:1148-54. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying the sources and timing of ancient and medieval atmospheric lead pollution in England using a peat profile from Lindow bog, Manchester
    Gaël Le Roux
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120, Germany
    J Environ Monit 6:502-10. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Natural abundance of Sb and Sc in pristine groundwaters, Springwater Township, Ontario, Canada, and implications for tracing contamination from landfill leachates
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:1238-44. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of atmospheric deposition of copper, nickel, cobalt, zinc, and cadmium recorded by Finnish peat cores with monitoring data and emission records
    Nicole Rausch
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5989-98. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing atmospheric antimony contamination in the northern hemisphere: snow and ice evidence from Devon Island, Arctic Canada
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:1169-76. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Trace and ultratrace metals in bottled waters: survey of sources worldwide and comparison with refillable metal bottles
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 407:1089-96. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Porewater evidence of metal (Cu, Ni, Co, Zn, Cd) mobilization in an acidic, ombrotrophic bog impacted by a smelter, Harjavalta, Finland and comparison with reference sites
    Nicole Rausch
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8207-13. 2005

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Trace elements in recent groundwater of an artesian flow system and comparison with snow: enrichments, depletions, and chemical evolution of the water
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 12:208-17. 2010
    ..Elements neither significantly enriched nor depleted at both sites include Fe, Ga, Ge, and P...
  2. doi request reprint Determination of trace element concentrations in natural freshwaters: how low is "low", and how low do we need to go?
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 11:1747-53. 2009
    ..g. As and U in groundwater), or because of human activities (e.g. atmospheric contamination of snow with Pb and Sb)...
  3. doi request reprint Atmospheric inputs of Ag and Tl to the Arctic: comparison of a high resolution snow pit (AD 1994-2004) with a firn (AD 1860-1996) and an ice core (previous 16,000 yr)
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 399:78-89. 2008
    ..Based on the best estimate of natural inputs, more than 80% of the Ag and 90% of the Tl supplied to the Arctic today (AD 1994-2004) are derived from anthropogenic sources...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lithogenic, oceanic and anthropogenic sources of atmospheric Sb to a maritime blanket bog, Myrarnar, Faroe Islands
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:1148-54. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Identifying the sources and timing of ancient and medieval atmospheric lead pollution in England using a peat profile from Lindow bog, Manchester
    Gaël Le Roux
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120, Germany
    J Environ Monit 6:502-10. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Natural abundance of Sb and Sc in pristine groundwaters, Springwater Township, Ontario, Canada, and implications for tracing contamination from landfill leachates
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:1238-44. 2005
    ..The Sb and Sc concentrations reported here should serve as reference values for this region, against which contamination by various human impacts in future could be compared...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of atmospheric deposition of copper, nickel, cobalt, zinc, and cadmium recorded by Finnish peat cores with monitoring data and emission records
    Nicole Rausch
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5989-98. 2005
    ..ARs of Zn were between 3 and 30 mg m(-2) year(-1) and those of Cd between 24 and 140 microg m(-2) year(-1) at all sites and are independent of the chronology of their inputs from the atmosphere...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing atmospheric antimony contamination in the northern hemisphere: snow and ice evidence from Devon Island, Arctic Canada
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 7:1169-76. 2005
    ..Given that the toxicity of Sb is comparable to that of Pb, Sb has now replaced Pb in the rank of potentially toxic trace metals in the Arctic atmosphere...
  9. doi request reprint Trace and ultratrace metals in bottled waters: survey of sources worldwide and comparison with refillable metal bottles
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 407:1089-96. 2009
    ..Pocket flasks, in turn, should be selected with great care to avoid contamination of beverages with harmful amounts of potentially toxic trace metals such as Sb and Tl...
  10. ncbi request reprint Porewater evidence of metal (Cu, Ni, Co, Zn, Cd) mobilization in an acidic, ombrotrophic bog impacted by a smelter, Harjavalta, Finland and comparison with reference sites
    Nicole Rausch
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8207-13. 2005
    ..4). The elevated proton concentrations not only promote mineral dissolution but also compete with cation exchange processes and hinder the formation of metal complexes with organic ligands...
  11. ncbi request reprint Natural and anthropogenic enrichments of molybdenum, thorium, and uranium in a complete peat bog profile, Jura Mountains, Switzerland
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 6:418-26. 2004
    ..Uranium does not show the same enrichment pattern which suggests that steel-making rather than coal combustion is the primary source of atmospheric Mo contamination at this site...
  12. ncbi request reprint Contamination of Canadian and European bottled waters with antimony from PET containers
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 8:288-92. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Lead in bottled waters: contamination from glass and comparison with pristine groundwater
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3508-13. 2007
    ..In fact, all of the waters tested were well below the maximum allowable concentration established by the EU, Health Canada, and the WHO for Pb in drinking water (10 microg/L)...
  14. doi request reprint The desorption of antimony(V) from sediments, hydrous oxides, and clay minerals by carbonate, phosphate, sulfate, nitrate, and chloride
    Marc Biver
    University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Qual 40:1143-52. 2011
    ..The proportion of Sb desorbed in blank experiments coincides with that mobilized in the first fraction of the Bureau Communautaire de Référence (BCR) sequential extraction (easily exchangeable and carbonate-bound fraction)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric deposition of silver and thallium since 12 370 14C years BP recorded by a Swiss peat bog profile, and comparison with lead and cadmium
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 6:427-33. 2004
    ..The Pb/Ag and Tl/Ag ratios show that Pb and Tl are preferentially released, compared to Ag, during smelting of argentiferous Pb ores mined during the Roman and Medieval Periods...
  16. ncbi request reprint Atmospheric deposition of V, Cr, and Ni since the late glacial: effects of climatic cycles, human impacts, and comparison with crustal abundances
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2658-67. 2003
    ..This study demonstrates the usefulness of peat bogs as archives of atmospheric metal deposition and underpins the potential of peat cores to help distinguish between lithogenic and anthropogenic metal sources...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anthropogenic impacts on the biogeochemistry and cycling of antimony
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Met Ions Biol Syst 44:171-203. 2005
    ..Further study of this problem is needed, as well as the chemical speciation of Sb in soil-water-plant-sediment systems, and the implications which this has for human and ecosystem health...
  18. ncbi request reprint Suggested protocol for collecting, handling and preparing peat cores and peat samples for physical, chemical, mineralogical and isotopic analyses
    Nicolas Givelet
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 6:481-92. 2004
    ..Radiometric methods (the carbon bomb pulse of (14)C, (210)Pb and conventional (14)C dating) are combined to allow reliable age-depth models to be reconstructed for each peat profile...
  19. ncbi request reprint Contamination of bottled waters with antimony leaching from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) increases upon storage
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1560-3. 2007
    ..3+/-0.3 ng/L Sb (n = 3) when sampled from a household faucet in the same village (Bammental, Germany), and 25.7+/-1.5 ng/L Sb (n = 3) from a local artesian flow...
  20. ncbi request reprint Biogeochemistry and cycling of lead
    William Shotyk
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Met Ions Biol Syst 43:239-75. 2005
    ..Accurate and precise measurements of the isotopic composition of Pb employing appropriate clean lab protocols, will continue to advance our understanding of the fate of Pb in the environment and its impact on human and ecosystem health...
  21. ncbi request reprint Two thousand years of atmospheric rare earth element (REE) deposition as revealed by an ombrotrophic peat bog profile, Jura Mountains, Switzerland
    Michael Krachler
    Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 236, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 5:111-21. 2003
    ....