R C Santore
Affiliation: HydroQual Inc
- Predicting sediment metal toxicity using a sediment biotic ligand model: methodology and initial applicationDominic M Di Toro
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 24:2410-27. 2005..This initial application clearly demonstrates that BLMs can be used to predict toxic sediment concentrations without modeling the pore-water chemistry...
- Biotic ligand model of the acute toxicity of metals. 2. Application to acute copper toxicity in freshwater fish and DaphniaR C Santore
HydroQual Environmental Engineers and Scientists, Camillus, New York 13031, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 20:2397-402. 2001....
- Application of the biotic ligand model to predicting zinc toxicity to rainbow trout, fathead minnow, and Daphnia magnaRobert C Santore
HydroQual Inc, 4914 West Genesee Street, Camillus, NY 13031, USA
Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 133:271-85. 2002..Toxicity data that were within solubility limits showed evidence of both zinc complexation, and zinc-proton competition and could be well described by a chemical equilibrium approach such as that used by the Zn BLM...
- Biotic ligand model of the acute toxicity of metals. 1. Technical basisD M Di Toro
HydroQual, Mahwah, New Jersey 07431, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 20:2383-96. 2001..At first glance, it appears that a large amount of data are required for a successful application. However, the use of lognormal probability distributions reduces the required data to a manageable amount...
- Validation study of the acute biotic ligand model for silverGretchen K Bielmyer
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32256, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 26:2241-6. 2007..promelas of different sizes. Our results show that Na(+) and Cl(-) influx rates were inversely related to fish mass and positively correlated with silver sensitivity...
- Influence of dissolved organic matter on acute toxicity of zinc to larval fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas)Robert B Bringolf
Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 51:438-44. 2006..e., the BLM over-predicted the toxicity). Therefore, the current composite-species BLM for Zn could be improved for fathead minnows if that species were modeled separately from the other species used to calibrate Version 2.1.1...
- Acute toxicity of copper to the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatusJosh J Gravenmier
Blasland, Bouck and Lee, Inc, 1670 Corporate Circle, Suite 200, Petaluma, California 94954, USA
Environ Toxicol 20:150-9. 2005..S. EPA copper water quality criteria documents. Information reported in this study may be useful in effluent toxicity identification evaluations, ecological risk assessments and criteria development where copper is a concern...
- The biotic ligand model: a historical overviewPaul R Paquin
HydroQual Inc, Mahwah, NJ 07403, USA
Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 133:3-35. 2002..Finally, they demonstrate the importance and usefulness of the concept of bioavailability and of evaluative tools such as the BLM...
- Extension of the biotic ligand model of acute toxicity to a physiologically-based model of the survival time of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) exposed to silverPaul R Paquin
HydroQual Inc, 1 Lethbridge Plaza, Mahwah, NJ 07430, USA
Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 133:305-43. 2002..Each of these is of potential utility to longer-term ongoing efforts to develop and refine WQC for metals...
- Release of copper from sintered tungsten-bronze shot under different pH conditions and its potential toxicity to aquatic organismsVernon G Thomas
Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
Sci Total Environ 374:71-9. 2007....
- Critical loads of metals and other trace elements to terrestrial environmentsStephen Lofts
Natural Environment Research Council, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK
Environ Sci Technol 41:6326-31. 2007