water pollutants

Summary

Summary: Substances which pollute the water or bodies of water. Use for water pollutants in general or for which there is no specific heading.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Stabilized landfill leachate treatment by combined physicochemical-nanofiltration processes
    D Trebouet
    , , , CRTT, France
    Water Res 35:2935-42. 2001
  2. pmc Health risk assessment for cyanobacterial toxins in seafood
    Vanora Mulvenna
    Department of Health, GPO Box 4541, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:807-20. 2012
  3. ncbi A highly specific immunoassay for microcystin-LR detection based on a monoclonal antibody
    Jian Wu Sheng
    Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control State Key Joint Laboratory, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Anal Chim Acta 603:111-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Microbial source tracking: state of the science
    Joyce M Simpson
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Water Supply Water Resources Division, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:5279-88. 2002
  5. ncbi Water quality deterioration: a study of household drinking water quality in rural Honduras
    Andrew Francis Trevett
    Institute of Water and Environment, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedford, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 14:273-83. 2004
  6. ncbi Cyanobacterial toxins: risk management for health protection
    Geoffrey A Codd
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 203:264-72. 2005
  7. ncbi Runoff and loads of nutrients and heavy metals from an urbanized area
    H Shirasuna
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8572, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:203-13. 2006
  8. ncbi Toxication or detoxication? In vivo toxicity assessment of ozonation as advanced wastewater treatment with the rainbow trout
    Daniel Stalter
    Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Biological Sciences Division, Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Siesmayerstrasse 70, 60054 Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
    Water Res 44:439-48. 2010
  9. ncbi Co-occurrence of beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine, a neurotoxic amino acid with other cyanobacterial toxins in British waterbodies, 1990-2004
    James S Metcalf
    Division of Molecular and Environmental Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    Environ Microbiol 10:702-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Comparative toxicity assessment of ozone and activated carbon treated sewage effluents using an in vivo test battery
    Daniel Stalter
    Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Biological Sciences Division, Department Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Siesmayerstrasse 70, 60323 Frankfurt, Germany
    Water Res 44:2610-20. 2010

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  1. ncbi Stabilized landfill leachate treatment by combined physicochemical-nanofiltration processes
    D Trebouet
    , , , CRTT, France
    Water Res 35:2935-42. 2001
    ..However, the results show that nanofiltration is sufficient to eliminate refractory COD, the permeates have a COD lower than the requirements for discharge...
  2. pmc Health risk assessment for cyanobacterial toxins in seafood
    Vanora Mulvenna
    Department of Health, GPO Box 4541, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:807-20. 2012
    ..This paper estimates risk from seafood contaminated by cyanobacterial toxins, and provides guidelines for safe human consumption...
  3. ncbi A highly specific immunoassay for microcystin-LR detection based on a monoclonal antibody
    Jian Wu Sheng
    Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control State Key Joint Laboratory, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Anal Chim Acta 603:111-8. 2007
    ..3+/-5.9)%. So the highly specific ic-ELISA will commendably suit for sensitive analysis for MC-LR in surface water as well as drinking water...
  4. ncbi Microbial source tracking: state of the science
    Joyce M Simpson
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Water Supply Water Resources Division, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:5279-88. 2002
    ..This review provides an outline of the main methods that either have been used or have been suggested for use in microbial source tracking and some of the limitations associated with those methods...
  5. ncbi Water quality deterioration: a study of household drinking water quality in rural Honduras
    Andrew Francis Trevett
    Institute of Water and Environment, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedford, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 14:273-83. 2004
    ..The commonality of water management practice would be an asset in introducing appropriate intervention measures...
  6. ncbi Cyanobacterial toxins: risk management for health protection
    Geoffrey A Codd
    Division of Environmental and Applied Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 203:264-72. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi Runoff and loads of nutrients and heavy metals from an urbanized area
    H Shirasuna
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8572, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:203-13. 2006
    ..The total loads of nitrogen, zinc, etc. were nearly proportional to the lengths of non-rainfall periods before the events, indicating that these loads derived from the atmospheric deposition...
  8. ncbi Toxication or detoxication? In vivo toxicity assessment of ozonation as advanced wastewater treatment with the rainbow trout
    Daniel Stalter
    Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Biological Sciences Division, Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Siesmayerstrasse 70, 60054 Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
    Water Res 44:439-48. 2010
    ..The results indicate that in any case ozonation should not be applied without subsequent post treatment appropriate for oxidation byproducts removal (e.g. sand filtration)...
  9. ncbi Co-occurrence of beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine, a neurotoxic amino acid with other cyanobacterial toxins in British waterbodies, 1990-2004
    James S Metcalf
    Division of Molecular and Environmental Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, UK
    Environ Microbiol 10:702-8. 2008
    ..Furthermore, samples collected over several years shows that BMAA can co-occur with other known cyanotoxins in such waterbodies. Health risk assessment of cyanobacterial BMAA in waterbodies is suggested...
  10. ncbi Comparative toxicity assessment of ozone and activated carbon treated sewage effluents using an in vivo test battery
    Daniel Stalter
    Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Biological Sciences Division, Department Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Siesmayerstrasse 70, 60323 Frankfurt, Germany
    Water Res 44:2610-20. 2010
    ..Adverse effects after the ozone reactor are possibly a result of the formation of toxic oxidation byproducts. Biologically active sand filtration obviously is an effective barrier to such compounds...
  11. ncbi Occurrence of the cyanobacterial toxin cylindrospermopsin in northeast Germany
    Jutta Fastner
    Federal Environmental Agency, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Environ Toxicol 22:26-32. 2007
    ..The data shown here suggest that CYN may be an important cyanobacterial toxin in German water bodies and that further data are needed to assess this...
  12. ncbi Preliminary evidence for in vivo tumour initiation by oral administration of extracts of the blue-green alga cylindrospermopsis raciborskii containing the toxin cylindrospermopsin
    I R Falconer
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, and CRC for Water Quality and Treatment, University of Adelaide Medical School, SA, Australia
    Environ Toxicol 16:192-5. 2001
    ..33-117) indicates a potential biological and public health significance requiring further investigation. Estimates are given of the size of experiment required to provide statistical proof of cylindrospermopsin carcinogenicity...
  13. ncbi Fate of physical, chemical, and microbial contaminants in domestic wastewater following treatment by small constructed wetlands
    Keith R Hench
    Division of Plant and Soil Sciences, West Virginia University, PO Box 6058, Morgantown, WV 26506 6058, USA
    Water Res 37:921-7. 2003
    ..Removal efficiencies for bacteria and several chemical parameters were more apparent during the initial year compared to the second year of operation, suggesting concern for long-term efficiency and stability of such wetlands...
  14. ncbi Generic microcystin immunoassay based on monoclonal antibodies against Adda
    A Zeck
    Institute of Hydrochemistry, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Analyst 126:2002-7. 2001
    ..1 and 1 microg L(-1) were measured and a mean recovery of 113+/-23% was found. The antibody is well suited for the determination of microcystins in drinking as well as surface water...
  15. ncbi Congener-independent immunoassay for microcystins and nodularins
    W J Fischer
    , Nestec Ltd, Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Environ Sci Technol 35:4849-56. 2001
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  16. ncbi Evaluation of specific ultraviolet absorbance as an indicator of the chemical composition and reactivity of dissolved organic carbon
    James L Weishaar
    U S Geological Survey, 3215 Marine Street, Boulder, Colorado 80303, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:4702-8. 2003
    ..Sample pH, nitrate, and iron were found to influence SUVA measurements...
  17. ncbi Analysis of cyanobacterial toxins (anatoxin-a, cylindrospermopsin, microcystin-LR) by capillary electrophoresis
    Gabor Vasas
    Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
    Electrophoresis 25:108-15. 2004
    ..It is recommended to use both CE techniques for the analysis of the same sample in order to confirm the results by an orthogonal approach...
  18. ncbi Water management strategies against toxic Microcystis blooms in the Dutch delta
    Jolanda M H Verspagen
    Aquatic Microbiology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 127, 1018 WS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ecol Appl 16:313-27. 2006
    ..Both management options are technically feasible. Our study illustrates that quantitative ecological knowledge can be a helpful tool guiding large-scale water management...
  19. ncbi Diffuse pollution loading from urban stormwater runoff in Daejeon city, Korea
    Geonha Kim
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hannam University, 133 Ojeong Dong, Daedeok Gu, Daejeon 300 791, Republic of Korea
    J Environ Manage 85:9-16. 2007
    ..In this study, detention of the first flush equivalent to 5mm of precipitation could reduce CSO-induced diffuse pollution loading to a receiving water body by up to 80% of the total suspended solid loading...
  20. ncbi Key issues for sustainable urban stormwater management
    A E Barbosa
    National Laboratory for Civil Engineering LNEC, Av do Brasil, 101, 1700 066 Lisboa, Portugal
    Water Res 46:6787-98. 2012
    ..A flowchart has been produced and is presented, indicating the most relevant steps, processes and information that should be taken into account in urban development...
  21. ncbi Correlation analysis among highway stormwater pollutants and characteristics
    Y H Han
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1593, USA
    Water Sci Technol 53:235-43. 2006
    ..3) Total metals, COD and DOC were generally well correlated with mass first flush, suggesting that BMPs that treat the early portion of runoff have an opportunity to remove high concentrations of these pollutants...
  22. ncbi Cryptosporidium and Giardia in swimming pools in the Netherlands
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Water Health 2:191-200. 2004
    ..Guidelines for pool operators on how to manage faecal accidents and public information on the importance of hygiene in swimming pool complexes are recommended tools in controlling the risk of infection...
  23. ncbi Arsenic and fluoride: two major ground water pollutants
    Swapnila Chouhan
    Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Defence Research and Development Establishment, Gwalior 474 002, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 48:666-78. 2010
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  24. ncbi Priority pollutants in surface waters and settleable particles within a densely urbanized area: case study of Paris (France)
    Johnny Gasperi
    Universite Paris Est, Leesu, UMR MA 102 AgroParisTech, 61 Avenue du Gal de Gaulle, 94010 Creteil Cedex, France
    Sci Total Environ 407:2900-8. 2009
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  25. ncbi Free-living amoebae: Biological by-passes in water treatment
    Jean François Loret
    Suez Environnement, CIRSEE, 38 rue du President Wilson, 78230 Le Pecq, France
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 213:167-75. 2010
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  26. ncbi Long-term effects of changing land use practices on surface water quality in a coastal river and lagoonal estuary
    Meghan B Rothenberger
    Department of Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042, USA
    Environ Manage 44:505-23. 2009
    ..The described correlation and regression analyses represent a rapid, reliable method to relate land use patterns to water quality, and they can be adapted to watersheds in any region...
  27. ncbi Highly sensitive and rapid detection of microcystin-LR in source and finished water samples using cantilever sensors
    Yanjun Ding
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:1490-6. 2011
    ..We show for the first time that MCLR in various water samples can be detected at 1 pg/mL...
  28. ncbi Adsorption of microcystin-LR by three types of activated carbon
    Winn Jung Huang
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hung Kuang University, 34 Chung Chie Road, Sha Lu, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Hazard Mater 141:115-22. 2007
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  29. ncbi Survey of microbial quality of drinking water in rural areas of Kashan-Iran in second half of 2008
    M B Miranzadeh
    Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 14:59-63. 2011
    ..Its been also illustrated that the role of KRWWC in supplying safe drinking water in terms of microbial quality for rural population is very important...
  30. ncbi Removal of micropollutants in WWTP effluent by biological assisted membrane carbon filtration (BioMAC)
    M Weemaes
    Aquafin nv, Dijkstraat 8, 2630 Aartselaar, Belgium
    Water Sci Technol 63:72-9. 2011
    ..The set-up in which GAC was replaced by sand showed a considerably lower removal efficiency for micropollutants, especially for antibiotics but no influence on steroid activity...
  31. ncbi Pollutant removal from municipal sewage lagoon effluents with a free-surface wetland
    Kimberley Cameron
    Environment Canada, Place Vincent Massey, 351 St Joseph Blvd, 13th Floor, Hull, Que, Canada K1A 0H3
    Water Res 37:2803-12. 2003
    ..The slag filters reduced TP in the lagoon effluents by up to 99%, and, in this study, were concluded to be effective phosphorus adsorbers...
  32. ncbi Stimulation of microbial sulphate reduction in a constructed wetland: microbiological and geochemical analysis
    J R Lloyd
    School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Water Res 38:1822-30. 2004
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  33. ncbi First assessment of the highly contaminated harbour of Montevideo, Uruguay
    Eva Danulat
    Sección Oceanografía, Facultad de Ciencias, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:554-65. 2002
  34. ncbi Characterization of high molecular weight disinfection byproducts resulting from chlorination of aquatic humic substances
    Xiangru Zhang
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4033-8. 2002
    ..The Cl/C atomic ratios of the high MW DBPs were roughly constant (0.025), which is much lower than those of the common known chlorinated DBPs...
  35. ncbi Advantages of toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic modelling in aquatic ecotoxicology and risk assessment
    Roman Ashauer
    Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, 8600, Dubendorf, Switzerland
    J Environ Monit 12:2056-61. 2010
    ..We provide a general introduction to the concept of TK-TD modelling for environmental scientists and discuss opportunities as well as current limitations...
  36. pmc Health risk assessment of cyanobacterial (blue-green algal) toxins in drinking water
    Ian R Falconer
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, University of Adelaide Medical School, Adelaide, South Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 2:43-50. 2005
    ..There is a need for both increased monitoring data for toxins in drinking water and epidemiological studies on adverse health effects in exposed populations to clarify the extent of the health risk...
  37. ncbi Oxygen demand, nitrogen and copper removal by free-water-surface and subsurface-flow constructed wetlands under tropical conditions
    P E Lim
    School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
    Environ Int 26:425-31. 2001
    ..For SF units, the percentages were 52-62% and 59-67%, respectively. This indicates that large amount of copper in the media were potentially remobilizable...
  38. ncbi Physicochemical and bacteriological assessment of water quality at the Ross Barnett reservoir in central Mississippi
    P B Tchounwou
    Environmental Toxicology Research Laboratory, NIH Center for Environmental Health, School of Science and Technology, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi 39217 0940, USA
    Rev Environ Health 16:203-12. 2001
    ..Steps should therefore be taken to develop and implement strategies to improve the water quality and to reduce or eliminate the potential health risks associated with water-contact activities in the Ross Barnett Reservoir...
  39. ncbi Microcystins (cyanobacteria hepatotoxins) bioaccumulation in fish and crustaceans from Sepetiba Bay (Brasil, RJ)
    V F Magalhaes
    Laboratório de Ecofisiologia e Toxicologia de Cianobactérias, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, CCS, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21941 590, Brazil
    Toxicon 42:289-95. 2003
    ..001 microg kg(-1) day(-1)). Such data demonstrate that, although in low concentrations, there is already a contamination of fish and crustaceans from Sepetiba Bay. We highlight that the recommended limit refers to healthy adult...
  40. ncbi A pilot study of constructed wetlands using duckweed (Lemna gibba L.) for treatment of domestic primary effluent in Israel
    Noemi Ran
    Environmental Water Resources, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Kiryat Sde Boker 84990, Israel
    Water Res 38:2240-7. 2004
    ..Therefore, nitrogen content in the plants was high (4.3+/-0.5%/kg dry plant). Phosphorus removal was negligible. High removal for fecal coliform (approximately 95%) and effluent turbidity (> 50%) were also observed...
  41. ncbi Nitrogen use in the United States from 1961-2000 and potential future trends
    Robert W Howarth
    Cornell University, USA
    Ambio 31:88-96. 2002
    ..However, substantial reductions are possible...
  42. ncbi Computer simulation of leachate quality by recirculation in a sanitary landfill bioreactor
    S Chanthikul
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 39:493-505. 2004
    ..The model results are used to estimate the active life of landfill with and without leachate recirculation. Such information is valuable in the operation, maintenance, and closure plan of a sanitary landfill...
  43. ncbi Cardiovascular disease in arsenic-exposed subjects living in the arseniasis-hyperendemic areas in Taiwan
    Chin Hsiao Tseng
    National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Atherosclerosis 199:12-8. 2008
    ..More recent studies suggest that the risk of peripheral vascular disease and hypertension is associated with the individual incapability to completely methylate inorganic arsenic...
  44. ncbi Incidence of transitional cell carcinoma and arsenic in drinking water: a follow-up study of 8,102 residents in an arseniasis-endemic area in northeastern Taiwan
    H Y Chiou
    School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Epidemiol 153:411-8. 2001
    ..The multivariate-adjusted relative risks of developing TCC were 1.9, 8.2, and 15.3 for arsenic concentrations of 10.1-50.0, 50.1-100, and >100 microg/liter, respectively, compared with the referent level of < or =10.0 microg/liter...
  45. ncbi Agriculture-related trends in groundwater quality of the glacial deposits aquifer, central Wisconsin
    David A Saad
    U S Geological Survey, 8505 Research Way, Middleton, WI 53562, USA
    J Environ Qual 37:S209-25. 2008
    ..Only after accounting for these changes was it apparent that the median concentrations of atrazine plus deethylatrazine decreased over the near-decadal interval between sampling efforts...
  46. ncbi Characterization of brewery wastewater with spectrofluorometry analysis
    Tansiphorn Janhom
    National Center of Excellence for Environmental and Hazardous Waste Management, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    J Environ Manage 90:1184-90. 2009
    ..This suggested that FEEM could not only be used to monitor the reduction in DOM, but it could also provide details on the organic composition of the wastewater...
  47. ncbi Microbial source tracking in a rural watershed dominated by cattle
    A K Graves
    Department of Soil Science, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7619, Raleigh, NC 27695 7619, USA
    Water Res 41:3729-39. 2007
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  48. ncbi The use of terrestrial and aquatic microcosms and mesocosms for the ecological risk assessment of veterinary medicinal products
    Paul J Van den Brink
    Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Centre, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:820-9. 2005
    ..We suggest that some of the approaches developed for pesticide risk assessment can be used for VMPs and offer suggestions for the development of a framework for ecological risk assessment of VMPs...
  49. ncbi Seasonal bacteriological analysis of Gola river water contaminated with pulp paper mill waste in Uttaranchal, India
    Ram Chandra
    Environmental Microbiology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, P O Box No 80, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Lucknow, 226001, UP, India
    Environ Monit Assess 118:393-406. 2006
    ..This indicated the growth of many pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria for health hazards with contamination of pulp paper waste in aquatic ecosystem within the vicinity of pulp paper mill industry...
  50. ncbi Reliability of a commercial kit to test groundwater for arsenic in Bangladesh
    A van Geen
    Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:299-303. 2005
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  51. ncbi Linking on-farm dairy management practices to storm-flow fecal coliform loading for California coastal watersheds
    D J Lewis
    University of California Cooperative Extension, Santa Rosa, California, USA
    Environ Monit Assess 107:407-25. 2005
    ..These results are facilitating on-farm changes through the cooperative efforts of dairy managers, regulatory agency staff, and sources of technical and financial assistance...
  52. pmc Changes in blood lead levels associated with use of chloramines in water treatment systems
    Marie Lynn Miranda
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:221-5. 2007
    ..In some instances, this has coincided with an increase in lead levels in drinking water in those systems. Lead in drinking water can be a significant health risk...
  53. ncbi Mercury in canned tuna: white versus light and temporal variation
    Joanna Burger
    Nelson Biological Laboratory, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Nelson Hall, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Environ Res 96:239-49. 2004
    ..5 ppm, it would be prudent to continue some systematic monitoring of the nation's canned fish supply, particularly as the targets of commercial fisheries inevitably change as certain stocks become depleted...
  54. ncbi Environmental water samples analysis of pesticides by means of chemometrics combined with fluorimetric multioptosensing
    Ana Dominguez-Vidal
    Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, University of Jaen, Campus Las Lagunillas, E 23071 Jaén, Spain
    J Fluoresc 17:271-7. 2007
    ..86%, 3.34% and 0.50% were obtained for alpha-naphthol, o-phenylphenol and thiabendazole respectively. In the analysis of environmental waters samples, a mean recovery of 103% was obtained...
  55. ncbi Nowcast modeling of Escherichia coli concentrations at multiple urban beaches of southern Lake Michigan
    Meredith B Nevers
    US Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, 1100 N Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304, USA
    Water Res 39:5250-60. 2005
    ..coli levels above the EPA closure limit (235 CFU/100 ml) on five of eleven occasions, indicating that the model is a more reliable alternative to the monitoring approach employed at most recreational beaches...
  56. ncbi Application of simulation models to the diagnosis of MSW landfills: an example
    Amaya Lobo García de Cortázar
    Environmental Engineering Group, University of Cantabria, E U I T Minera U D Ingeniería Ambiental, Bulevar Ronda Rufino Peón 254, 39316 Tanos, Torrelavega Cantabria, Spain
    Waste Manag 27:691-703. 2007
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  57. ncbi Monitoring natural organic matter in water with scanning spectrophotometer
    G S Wang
    Department of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, ROC
    Environ Int 26:205-12. 2001
    ..In order to monitor the NOM in water with minimized interference, it is recommended that the area under the spectra between 250 and 350 nm should be used as a surrogate for concentration of NOM in water...
  58. ncbi Toxicity of fenvalerate to caddisfly larvae: chronic effects of 1- vs 10-h pulse-exposure with constant doses
    R Schulz
    Zoological Institute, Technical University, Braunschweig, Germany
    Chemosphere 41:1511-7. 2000
    ..1 microg l(-1), temporal pattern of emergence at 0.001 microg l(-1), dry weight of adults at 0.01 microg l(-1)...
  59. ncbi A methodology for inferring the causes of observed impairments in aquatic ecosystems
    Glenn W Suter
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1101-11. 2002
    ..If the cause cannot be identified with sufficient confidence, the reality of the effects is examined, and if the effects are determined to be real, more information is obtained to reiterate the process...
  60. ncbi Postexposure feeding depression: a new toxicity endpoint for use in laboratory studies with Daphnia magna
    Ruth A McWilliam
    Environment Group, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1198-205. 2002
    ..In combination, these endpoints offer a potentially more sensitive, ecologically relevant alternative to the use of lethality alone for in situ bioassay studies...
  61. ncbi Cylindrospermopsin occurrence in two German lakes and preliminary assessment of toxicity and toxin production of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Cyanobacteria) isolates
    J Fastner
    Federal Environmental Agency, Corrensplatz 1, 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Toxicon 42:313-21. 2003
    ..These results give strong evidence that the German isolates of C. raciborskii contain currently not identified or unknown toxins...
  62. ncbi Monitoring coastal marine waters for spore-forming bacteria of faecal and soil origin to determine point from non-point source pollution
    R S Fujioka
    Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    Water Sci Technol 44:181-8. 2001
    ..The results of this study are most likely applicable to all countries in the warm and humid region of the world...
  63. ncbi Fluorescence analysis of a standard fulvic acid and tertiary treated wastewater
    P Westerhoff
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
    J Environ Qual 30:2037-46. 2001
    ..g., rivers, lakes)...
  64. ncbi Toxic effects of wastewaters collected at upstream and downstream sites of a purification station in cultures of rainbow trout hepatocytes
    C Risso-de Faverney
    Laboratoire de Pharmaco toxicologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire, Centre de Recherche INRA 41, Bd du Cap, BP 2078, 06606 Antibes Cedex, France
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 41:129-41. 2001
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  65. ncbi Occurrence and elimination of cyanobacterial toxins in two Australian drinking water treatment plants
    Stefan J Hoeger
    Environmental Toxicology, University of Konstanz, P O Box X918, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Toxicon 43:639-49. 2004
    ..Despite the low concentrations of toxins detected in drinking water, a further reduction of cyanobacterial toxins is recommended to guarantee public safety...
  66. ncbi Modelling for environmental assessment of municipal solid waste landfills (part 1: hydrology)
    Amaya Lobo García de Cortázar
    Environmental Engineering Group, University of Cantabria, Spain
    Waste Manag Res 20:198-210. 2002
    ..The final adjustment of the results makes it possible to obtain a reliable simulation of the degradation processes...
  67. ncbi Fluorescence excitation-emission matrix characterization of some sewage-impacted rivers
    A Baker
    Department of Geography, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, U K
    Environ Sci Technol 35:948-53. 2001
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  68. ncbi Methaemoglobinaemia in areas with high nitrate concentration in drinking water
    S K Gupta
    Satellite Hospital, Rajasthan, India
    Natl Med J India 13:58-61. 2000
    ..Cytochrome b5 reductase activity and its adaptation with increasing water nitrate ingestion plays a role in compensating for the methaemoglobinaemia...
  69. ncbi Heterogeneity of chlorinated hydrocarbon sorption properties in a sandy aquifer
    Xianda Zhao
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States
    J Contam Hydrol 78:327-42. 2005
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  70. doi Environmental science: Poisoned waters traced to source
    Charles F Harvey
    Nature 454:415-6. 2008
  71. ncbi A load model based on antecedent dry periods for pollutants in stormwater
    Puripus Soonthornnonda
    Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53210, USA
    Water Environ Res 80:162-71. 2008
    ..The model can be used for mixed land-use areas. The ratios of deposition fluxes of zinc and individual metals were determined at a major parking lot producing a profile characteristic of automobile emissions...
  72. ncbi Regional patterns in the isotopic composition of natural and anthropogenic nitrate in groundwater, High Plains, U.S.A
    P B McMahon
    United States Geological Survey, Lakewood, Colorado 80225, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:2965-70. 2006
    ..The relative importance of different isotope fractionating processes may be influenced by regional climate patterns as well as by local variation in soils, vegetation, topography, and moisture conditions...
  73. ncbi Phosphorus concentrations in overland flow from diverse locations on a New York dairy farm
    W Dean Hively
    Department of Natural Resources, Fernow Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Environ Qual 34:1224-33. 2005
    ..When soils started from field capacity (second-day) time to overland flow was uniformly less than 23 min, indicating that under wet watershed conditions low-P source areas can dilute overland flow from concentrated sources...
  74. ncbi Comparative study of two watershed scale models to calculate diffuse phosphorus pollution
    A Kovacs
    Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Muegyetem rakpart 3, H 1111 Budapest, Hungary
    Water Sci Technol 53:281-8. 2006
    ..However, for detailed emission assessment and scenario development the physically based approach seems to be more appropriate...
  75. ncbi Turbidity and nitrate transfer in karstic aquifers in rural areas: the Brionne Basin case-study
    S Nebbache
    , UPRES-EA 1293, 76821 Mont Saint Algnan, France
    J Environ Manage 62:389-98. 2001
    ..The solution can only be found at a global scale (all the catchment area must be taken in account: land plots and their spatial configuration), and by taking a long-term approach...
  76. ncbi Assessment of surface water quality in eight major ponds of Coimbatore city and potential risk on ground water quality
    M Ibrahim Bathusha
    Department of Civil Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
    J Environ Sci Eng 49:297-308. 2007
    ..Measures for the minimisation of organic load and suspended solids loading are to be made. It is evident that the discharges of domestic and industrial sewage into these ponds cause the deterioration in the water quality over the period...
  77. ncbi Chloride retention and release in a boreal forest soil: effects of soil water residence time and nitrogen and chloride loads
    David Bastviken
    Department of Geology and Geochemistry, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Sci Technol 40:2977-82. 2006
    ..The cause of the shift between net retention and net release is unclear, but we hypothesize that the presence of O2 or the presence of microbially available organic matter regulates Cl- retention and release rates...
  78. ncbi Acid-base properties of humic and fulvic acids formed during composting
    César Plaza
    Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Serrano 115 dpdo, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7141-6. 2005
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  79. ncbi Modeling of the solid-solution partitioning of heavy metals and arsenic in embanked flood plain soils of the rivers Rhine and Meuse
    Thomas J Schröder
    Department of Soil Quality, Wageningen University, P O Box 47, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7176-84. 2005
    ..2 and 0.32 for the different metals. The careful modeling of speciation and adsorption processes is a useful tool for the investigation and understanding of metal availability in river flood plain soils...
  80. ncbi Evaluation of AnnAGNPS in cold and temperate regions
    S Das
    School of Engineering, University of Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    Water Sci Technol 53:263-70. 2006
    ..The study is still in progress to assess its performance for estimation of TMDL and improvements needed for the model to use under Ontario conditions...
  81. ncbi Characteristics of particle-associated PAHs in a first flush of a highway runoff
    R K Aryal
    Department of Urban Engineering, University of Tokyo 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 8656 Tokyo, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:245-51. 2006
    ..The loading of particle-associated PAHs from the first flush of highway runoff ranged from 0.06 to 0.22 g/ha in a total of 12 PAH species...
  82. ncbi Study on purification mechanism in soil penetration facility for effluents from urban area and control strategies
    K Yamada
    Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, 1 1 1 Nojihigashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525 8577, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:163-74. 2006
    ..In addition, modeling the purification mechanism under changing characteristics of rainfall in the long-term was undertaken...
  83. ncbi On-site treatment of turbid river water using chitosan, a natural organic polymer coagulant
    M Sekine
    Civil and Environmental Engineering, Yamaguchi University, 2 16 1 Tokiwadai, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8611, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:155-61. 2006
    ..By applying chitosan at St.1, turbidity of each station is drastically reduced to 1,100, 12 and 0 NTU. Chitosan could be helpful to reduce problems caused by turbidity in rivers...
  84. ncbi Accelerated carbonation for treatment of MSWI bottom ash
    S Arickx
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, W de Croylaan 46, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    J Hazard Mater 137:235-43. 2006
    ..After 3 months of natural ageing only the upper 4 cm underwent a significant carbonation, while after one week of accelerated carbonation the total sample was carbonated. A model was developed to predict these experimental results...
  85. ncbi Development of a geographical information system for pesticide assessment on an Ecuadorian watershed
    D E Matamoros
    Facultad de Ingenieria Maritima, Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral, P O Box 09 01 5863, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Water Sci Technol 52:259-65. 2005
    ..By applying GIS methodology, a complete set of cartographical information was obtained to supply input data to the pesticide model. In addition, ready-to-print maps were useful by-products for farmers...
  86. ncbi Continuous monitoring in sewer networks an approach for quantification of pollution loads from CSOs into surface water bodies
    G Gruber
    Graz University of Technology, Institute for Urban Water Management and Landscape Water Engineering, A 8010 Graz, Stremayrgasse 10 I, Austria
    Water Sci Technol 52:215-23. 2005
    ..The design and equipment of the measurement station, operational experiences and results are given in this paper...
  87. ncbi Effect of different water management strategies on water and contaminant fluxes in Doncaster, United Kingdom
    J Rueedi
    Robens Centre for Public and Environmental Health, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, United Kingdom
    Water Sci Technol 52:115-23. 2005
    ..The scenarios were tested neither in terms of costs nor social acceptance for either water supplier or user...
  88. ncbi The development of new analytic elements for transient flow and multiaquifer flow
    O D L Strack
    Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ground Water 44:91-8. 2006
    ..In the latter case, the elements would reproduce the rotation of the flow field caused by the variation in properties, rather than the divergence as for the case of leakage...
  89. ncbi The AEM and regional carbonate aquifer modeling
    Cady Johnson
    Mifflin and Associates Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89124, USA
    Ground Water 44:24-34. 2006
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  90. ncbi Integrating principles of nitrogen dynamics in a method to estimate leachable nitrogen under agricultural systems
    M Burkart
    National Soil Tilth Laboratory, 2150 Pammel Drive, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Water Sci Technol 53:289-301. 2006
    ..Deficits in soil N were sufficiently small to suggest that the system is in equilibrium with soils of the region...
  91. ncbi Nitrogen in river basins: sources, retention in the surface waters and peatlands, and fluxes to estuaries in Finland
    Ahti Lepistö
    Finnish Environment Institute, SYKE, P O Box 140, Fin 00251 Helsinki, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 365:238-59. 2006
    ..5-12.5 kg ha(-1)a(-1) in lakes and 0-1.5 kg ha(-1)a(-1) in peatlands. The model results were tested using the split-sample technique and uncertainty estimates for different data sources are provided and discussed...
  92. ncbi Mass balance approach for assessment of pollution load in the Krishna River
    Chandra Sekhar
    Department of Civil Engineering, Water and Environment Division, National Institute of Technology Warangal, India
    J Environ Sci Eng 46:159-71. 2004
    ..The non-point sources in the study area predominantly include pollution due to agricultural practices and activities, soil erosion, dissolution of soil minerals or combination of these sources...
  93. ncbi River flow and associated transport of sediments and solutes through a highly urbanised catchment, Bradford, West Yorkshire
    Gareth H Old
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 360:98-108. 2006
    ..Furthermore, this knowledge may be extremely important to the management and monitoring of downstream rivers in large scale mixed catchments...
  94. ncbi Superposition of borehole-to-surface voltage residuals for Vadose Zone plume delineation
    James L Osiensky
    Hydrology Program, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844 3022, USA
    J Contam Hydrol 82:241-54. 2006
    ..Results indicate that superposition of multiple data sets of voltage residuals significantly improved the lateral resolution of subsurface bulk resistivity changes that occurred over time...
  95. ncbi Field-scale evaluation of the passive flux meter for simultaneous measurement of groundwater and contaminant fluxes
    Michael D Annable
    Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, and Department of Civil Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7194-201. 2005
    ..These results support the PMF method as a potential innovative alternative for measuring groundwater and contaminant fluxes in screened wells...
  96. ncbi Nonlinear regression approach to evaluate nutrient delivery coefficient
    M S Bae
    Watershed Management Research Center, National Institute of Environmental Research, Kyongseo dong, Seo Gu, Incheon, South Korea
    Water Sci Technol 53:271-9. 2006
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  97. ncbi Fate and transport of 17beta-estradiol in soil-water systems
    Francis X M Casey
    Department of Soil Science, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota 58105, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 37:2400-9. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, the modeling and experimental results implied that degradation/transformation occurred in the sorbed phase and was rapid. Also, both models indicated that sorption was fully kinetic...
  98. ncbi Groundwater-borne nitrate intakes into surface waters in Germany
    R Kunkel
    Research Centre Julich, Systems Analysis and Technology Evaluation STE, D 52425, Julich, Germany
    Water Sci Technol 49:11-9. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi Evaluation of volatilization as a natural attenuation pathway for MTBE
    Matthew A Lahvis
    Shell Global Solutions U S Inc, Westhollow Technology Center, 3333 Highway 6 South, Houston, TX 77082, USA
    Ground Water 42:258-67. 2004
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  100. ncbi Arsenic contamination of the environment: a new perspective from central-east India
    Piyush Kant Pandey
    Department of Engineering Chemistry, Bhilai Institute of Technology, MP, India
    Environ Int 28:235-45. 2002
    ....
  101. ncbi Groundwater contamination downstream of a contaminant penetration site. II. Horizontal penetration of the contaminant plume
    Hillel Rubin
    Department of Civil Engineering, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 37:1813-39. 2002
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Research Grants9

  1. In Situ Sampling Tool for Assessing Bioavailability and Toxicity of Sediments
    Rolf U Halden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to test the working hypothesis that the IS2B technology can serve to reliably (i) sample bulk and pore water pollutants for analysis in the sub-ng/L range, (ii) inform on the bioavailability and bioactivity of sediment ..
  2. NANO ESI ION TRAP MASS SPEC FOR PROTEOMINCS & MS(N)
    Charles Hauer; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..cross- linked peptides/proteins from a marine organism adhesive, metabolite analysis, complex organic ground water pollutants, and radiation-induced DNA modifications...
  3. Does ArsenicMitigation in BangladeshRaiseExposure to Bacterial and ViralPathogens
    ALEXANDER FRANS VAN GEEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  4. GORDON CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS
    ANA SOTO; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. PROSTATE CELL PROLIFERATION IN CANCER AND AGING
    ANA SOTO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We expect that this research will lead to the development of markers to identify this phenotype, and to the development of specific therapeutic strategies. ..
  6. Prenatal xenoestrogen exposure and mammary cancer
    ANA SOTO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It may even influence public policy about prevention. ..
  7. Duke Center for Geospatial Medicine (RMI)
    Marie Lynn Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Using neural tube defects as a prototype health endpoint, we will develop a generalized framework for applying these methods to a wide variety of health endpoints, including autism, asthma, ADHD, and obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Fundamental Study of Welding Fume Inhalation
    Serap Erdal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Perinatal xenoestrogen exposure: epigenesis and neoplasia
    ANA SOTO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This will also have a great impact on the way we study risk factors and conduct epidemiological studies; it may even influence public policy about breast cancer prevention. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..