water pollution

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  1. ncbi Risk of waterborne illness via drinking water in the United States
    Kelly A Reynolds
    The University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, 1295 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 192:117-58. 2008
  2. pmc Association of fecal indicator bacteria with human viruses and microbial source tracking markers at coastal beaches impacted by nonpoint source pollution
    Shannon McQuaig
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:6423-32. 2012
  3. ncbi Water pollution risk associated with natural gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale
    Daniel J Rozell
    Department of Technology and Society, 347A Harriman Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 3760, USA
    Risk Anal 32:1382-93. 2012
  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 State of the art molecular markers for fecal pollution source tracking in water
    Peter Roslev
    Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 57, DK 9000, Aalborg, Denmark
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 89:1341-55. 2011
  6. pmc Development of Bacteroides 16S rRNA gene TaqMan-based real-time PCR assays for estimation of total, human, and bovine fecal pollution in water
    Alice Layton
    The University of Tennessee, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, 676 Dabney Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 1605, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4214-24. 2006
  7. pmc Detection and typing of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli and analysis of indicator organisms in three waterborne outbreaks in Finland
    Marja Liisa Hänninen
    Department of Food and Environmental Hygiene, University of Helsinki, PO Box 57, 00014 Helsinki University, Finland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1391-6. 2003
  8. ncbi Pattern recognition techniques for the evaluation of spatial and temporal variations in water quality. A case study: Suquía River Basin (Cordoba-Argentina)
    W D Alberto
    Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Dto Bioquímica Cdad Universitaria, Argentina
    Water Res 35:2881-94. 2001
  9. pmc Quantification and stability of human adenoviruses and polyomavirus JCPyV in wastewater matrices
    Silvia Bofill-Mas
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Av Diagonal 645, Barcelona 08028, Spain, and Department of Clinical Virology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7894-6. 2006
  10. ncbi Lag time in water quality response to best management practices: a review
    Donald W Meals
    Tetra Tech, Inc, 84 Caroline St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Environ Qual 39:85-96. 2010

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  1. ncbi Risk of waterborne illness via drinking water in the United States
    Kelly A Reynolds
    The University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, 1295 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 192:117-58. 2008
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  2. pmc Association of fecal indicator bacteria with human viruses and microbial source tracking markers at coastal beaches impacted by nonpoint source pollution
    Shannon McQuaig
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:6423-32. 2012
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  3. ncbi Water pollution risk associated with natural gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale
    Daniel J Rozell
    Department of Technology and Society, 347A Harriman Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 3760, USA
    Risk Anal 32:1382-93. 2012
    ..These techniques carry potential environmental risk due to their high water use and substantial risk for water pollution. Using probability bounds analysis, we assessed the likelihood of water contamination from natural gas ..
  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
    ..Management and remediation of water pollution would be more cost-effective if the correct sources could be identified...
  5. ncbi State of the art molecular markers for fecal pollution source tracking in water
    Peter Roslev
    Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University, Sohngaardsholmsvej 57, DK 9000, Aalborg, Denmark
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 89:1341-55. 2011
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  6. pmc Development of Bacteroides 16S rRNA gene TaqMan-based real-time PCR assays for estimation of total, human, and bovine fecal pollution in water
    Alice Layton
    The University of Tennessee, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, 676 Dabney Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 1605, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4214-24. 2006
    ..These results suggest that real-time PCR assays without DNA extraction can be used to quantify fecal concentrations and provide preliminary fecal source identification in watersheds...
  7. pmc Detection and typing of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli and analysis of indicator organisms in three waterborne outbreaks in Finland
    Marja Liisa Hänninen
    Department of Food and Environmental Hygiene, University of Helsinki, PO Box 57, 00014 Helsinki University, Finland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1391-6. 2003
    ..This combination reliably verified similarity or dissimilarity of C. jejuni isolates from patient samples, from drinking water, and from other environmental sources, thus confirming the likely reservoir of an outbreak...
  8. ncbi Pattern recognition techniques for the evaluation of spatial and temporal variations in water quality. A case study: Suquía River Basin (Cordoba-Argentina)
    W D Alberto
    Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas, Dto Bioquímica Cdad Universitaria, Argentina
    Water Res 35:2881-94. 2001
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  9. pmc Quantification and stability of human adenoviruses and polyomavirus JCPyV in wastewater matrices
    Silvia Bofill-Mas
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Av Diagonal 645, Barcelona 08028, Spain, and Department of Clinical Virology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7894-6. 2006
    ..Both viruses showed high stability in urban sewage. These results confirm the suitability of both viruses as indicators of human fecal viral pollution...
  10. ncbi Lag time in water quality response to best management practices: a review
    Donald W Meals
    Tetra Tech, Inc, 84 Caroline St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Environ Qual 39:85-96. 2010
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  11. ncbi Distribution and diversity of the enterococcal surface protein (esp) gene in animal hosts and the Pacific coast environment
    B A Layton
    Environmental and Water Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 106:1521-31. 2009
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  12. ncbi Evaluation of tropical water sources and mollusks in southern Brazil using microbiological, biochemical, and chemical parameters
    Doris Sobral Marques Souza
    Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Departamento de Microbiologia e Parasitologia, Laboratorio de Virologia Aplicada, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, CEP 88040 970, Brazil
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 76:153-61. 2012
    ..These results highlight the need for public investment in adequate wastewater treatment and adequate treatment of oysters, ensuring safe areas for shellfish production as well as healthier bivalve mollusks for consumption...
  13. ncbi Characterization of Enterococcus spp. from human and animal feces using 16S rRNA sequences, the esp gene, and PFGE for microbial source tracking in Korea
    Sei Yoon Kim
    Department of Environmental Health and Institute of Health and Environment, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Environ Sci Technol 44:3423-8. 2010
    Contamination from human and animal fecal waste is a primary cause of water pollution. Microbial source tracking (MST) may be a useful tool for high-quality environmental management and for assessing human health risks associated with ..
  14. ncbi Comparison of methods for concentrating human adenoviruses, polyomavirus JC and noroviruses in source waters and drinking water using quantitative PCR
    Nestor Albinana-Gimenez
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Virol Methods 158:104-9. 2009
    ..8 x 10(3) JCPyV GC/L). The methods developed are easy to standardize and may be valuable tools for the control of viral contamination in source water and for assessing the efficiency of virus removal in drinking water treatment plants...
  15. ncbi The influence of rainfall on the incidence of microbial faecal indicators and the dominant sources of faecal pollution in a Florida river
    S D Shehane
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 98:1127-36. 2005
    ..An assessment of microbial densities in an urbanized Florida watershed was performed during a period of changing rainfall patterns to investigate the role of climate coupled with urbanization in declining water quality...
  16. ncbi Application of an environmental decision support system to a water quality trading program affected by surface water diversions
    Christopher C Obropta
    Department of Environmental Sciences, Cook College, Rutgers University, 14 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Environ Manage 42:946-56. 2008
    ..The method described here is believed to be the first application of an EDSS to a water quality trading program that explicitly accounts for surface water diversions...
  17. ncbi Evaluation of targeting methods for implementation of best management practices in the Saginaw River Watershed
    Subhasis Giri
    Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, 225 Farrall Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Environ Manage 103:24-40. 2012
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  18. ncbi Genotypic analysis of Enterococci isolated from fecal-polluted water from different sources by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) for application to microbial source tracking
    Takashi Furukawa
    Graduate School of Agriculture and Engineering, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki 889 2192, Japan
    Microbes Environ 26:181-3. 2011
    ..faecium were classified into 25 PFGE patterns, and characteristics distinctive to each genotype were recognized. Analysis of the characteristics of genotypes using PFGE can be used to track source of fecal pollution...
  19. ncbi Climate change and waterborne and vector-borne disease
    P R Hunter
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 94:37S-46S. 2003
    ..Although increased temperature could lead to climatic conditions favourable to increases in certain vector-borne diseases such as malaria, the infrastructure in the UK would prevent the indigenous spread of malaria...
  20. ncbi Infectious disease outbreaks related to drinking water in Canada, 1974-2001
    Corinne J Schuster
    HPRP Project 045032, University of Guelph, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:254-8. 2005
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  21. pmc Identification of human and animal adenoviruses and polyomaviruses for determination of sources of fecal contamination in the environment
    Ayalkibet Hundesa
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Av Diagonal 645, Barcelona 08028, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7886-93. 2006
    ..Human and porcine adenoviruses and human and bovine polyomaviruses are proposed as tools for evaluating the presence of viral contamination and for tracking the origin of fecal/urine contamination in environmental samples...
  22. ncbi The pollution of the marine environment by plastic debris: a review
    Jose G B Derraik
    Ecology and Health Research Centre, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:842-52. 2002
    ..To address the problem of plastic debris in the oceans is a difficult task, and a variety of approaches are urgently required. Some of the ways to mitigate the problem are discussed...
  23. ncbi Geochemical speciation and risk assessment of heavy metals in the river estuarine sediments--a case study: Mahanadi basin, India
    Sanjay Kumar Sundaray
    Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
    J Hazard Mater 186:1837-46. 2011
    ..Factor analysis reveals that the enrichment of heavy metals in bioavailable fraction is mostly contributed from anthropogenic sources. These contributing sources are highlighted by cluster analysis...
  24. pmc Land-use legacies are important determinants of lake eutrophication in the anthropocene
    Bronwyn E Keatley
    Department of Natural Resource Sciences and McGill School of Environment, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e15913. 2011
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  25. pmc Faecal contamination of drinking water in a Brazilian shanty town: importance of household storage and new human faecal marker testing
    Curtis C Copeland
    University of Virginia Center for Global Health, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Water Health 7:324-31. 2009
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  26. ncbi Synthetic polymers in the marine environment: a rapidly increasing, long-term threat
    Charles James Moore
    Algalita Marine Research Foundation, 148 N Marina Drive, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
    Environ Res 108:131-9. 2008
    ..The extent of this problem and its effects have recently begun to be investigated. A little more than half of all thermoplastics will sink in seawater...
  27. ncbi Quo vadis source tracking? Towards a strategic framework for environmental monitoring of fecal pollution
    Jorge W Santo Domingo
    US Environmental Protection Agency, NRMRL WSWRD MCCB, 26 W Martin Luther King Dr, MS 387, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA
    Water Res 41:3539-52. 2007
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  28. ncbi Alternative indicators of fecal pollution: relations with pathogens and conventional indicators, current methodologies for direct pathogen monitoring and future application perspectives
    Olga Savichtcheva
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, North 13, West 8, 060 8628 Sapporo, Japan
    Water Res 40:2463-76. 2006
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  29. pmc Quantitative PCR method for sensitive detection of ruminant fecal pollution in freshwater and evaluation of this method in alpine karstic regions
    Georg H Reischer
    Institute for Chemical Engineering, Gene Technology Group, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9 166 5, A 1060 Vienna, Austria
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5610-4. 2006
    ..The marker was detected in water samples from a karstic catchment area at levels matching a gradient from negligible to considerable ruminant fecal influence (from not detectable to 10(5) marker equivalents per liter)...
  30. pmc Viral pollution in the environment and in shellfish: human adenovirus detection by PCR as an index of human viruses
    S Pina
    Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:3376-82. 1998
    ..The results suggest that the detection of adenoviruses by PCR could be used as an index of the presence of human viruses in the environment where a molecular index is acceptable...
  31. ncbi Coastal freshwater runoff is a risk factor for Toxoplasma gondii infection of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis)
    M A Miller
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, 1 Shields Avenue, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Parasitol 32:997-1006. 2002
    ..This study provides evidence implicating land-based surface runoff as a source of T. gondii infection for marine mammals, specifically sea otters, and provides a convincing illustration of pathogen pollution in the marine ecosystem...
  32. pmc A quantitative real-time PCR assay for the highly sensitive and specific detection of human faecal influence in spring water from a large alpine catchment area
    G H Reischer
    Institute for Chemical Engineering, Gene Technology Group, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
    Lett Appl Microbiol 44:351-6. 2007
    ..The assay detects human-specific faecal DNA markers (BacH) from 16S rRNA gene sequences from the phylum Bacteroidetes using TaqMan minor groove binder probes...
  33. ncbi Occurrence of adenovirus and other enteric viruses in limited-contact freshwater recreational areas and bathing waters
    A Aslan
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 13 Natural Resources, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 111:1250-61. 2011
    ..Additionally, we evaluated associations between point sources of human faecal pollution and enterovirus and adenovirus presence and concentrations...
  34. pmc Unsuitability of quantitative Bacteroidales 16S rRNA gene assays for discerning fecal contamination of drinking water
    Paul W J J van der Wielen
    KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4876-81. 2010
    ..We conclude that assays for Bacteroidales 16S rRNA genes are not specific enough to discern fecal contamination of drinking water in the Netherlands...
  35. ncbi Eutrophication, risk management and sustainability. The perceptions of different stakeholders in the northern Baltic Sea
    Cecilia Lundberg
    Environmental and Marine Biology, Department of Biosciences, Åbo Akademi University, Artillerigatan 6, FI 20500 Åbo, Finland
    Mar Pollut Bull 66:143-50. 2013
    ..There was an overall consensus that eutrophication is a serious problem. Still variations in the opinions both within and between the stakeholder groups were seen. The scientists were most divergent from the rest...
  36. pmc Governance of water resources in the phase of change: a case study of the implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Sweden
    Monica Hammer
    School of Life Sciences, Södertörn University, Huddinge, Sweden
    Ambio 40:210-20. 2011
    ..The study underlines the importance of institutional arrangements that can handle variability of local situations and trade-offs between solutions and priorities on different hierarchical levels...
  37. ncbi Quantitative multi-year elucidation of fecal sources of waterborne pathogen contamination in the South Nation River basin using bacteroidales microbial source tracking markers
    Romain Marti
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, 1391 Sandford Str, London, Ontario N5V 4T3, Canada
    Water Res 47:2315-24. 2013
    ..detections. Important positive associations between markers and pathogens were found among: i) total Bacteroidales and Cryptosporidium and Giardia, ii) ruminant marker and S. enterica, and iii) muskrat and Campylobacter spp...
  38. ncbi Surface water pollution in three urban territories of Nepal, India, and Bangladesh
    S K Karn
    Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, 1603-1, Kamitomioka machi, Nagaoka City, 940-2188, Japan
    Environ Manage 28:483-96. 2001
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  39. ncbi Spatial variation and source apportionment of water pollution in Qiantang River (China) using statistical techniques
    Fang Huang
    Zhejiang University the University of Western Australia Joint Centre in Integrated Water Management and Protection, and College of Environment and Natural Resources, Zhejiang University, 310029 Hangzhou, PR China
    Water Res 44:1562-72. 2010
    Understanding the spatial distribution and apportioning the sources of water pollution are important in the study and efficient management of water resources...
  40. ncbi Monitoring source water for microbial contamination: evaluation of water quality measures
    Jeanine D Plummer
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609, USA
    Water Res 41:3716-28. 2007
    ..However, these targets could not be used for routine monitoring due to a high percentage of non-detects...
  41. ncbi Web-based investigation of water associated illness in marine bathers
    David J Turbow
    College of Health Sciences, TUI University, Cypress, CA 90630, USA
    Environ Res 106:101-9. 2008
    ..This method of rapid RWI data collection over the web could easily be adopted by health agencies for coordinated disease surveillance...
  42. ncbi Quantitative identification of fecal water pollution sources by TaqMan real-time PCR assays using Bacteroidales 16S rRNA genetic markers
    Dae Young Lee
    School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88:1373-83. 2010
    ..PCR-based analysis of Bacteroidales 16S rRNA genes has emerged as a promising tool to identify sources of fecal water pollution. In this study, three TaqMan real-time PCR assays (BacGeneral, BacHuman, and BacBovine) were developed and ..
  43. ncbi Spatio-temporal patterns and source apportionment of coastal water pollution in eastern Hong Kong
    Feng Zhou
    College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, PR China
    Water Res 41:3429-39. 2007
    ..systems (GIS) was used to evaluate the spatio-temporal patterns and source apportionment of coastal water pollution in eastern Hong Kong. Fourteen variables were surveyed at 27 sites monthly from 2000 to 2004...
  44. pmc Transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from contaminated manure and irrigation water to lettuce plant tissue and its subsequent internalization
    Ethan B Solomon
    Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:397-400. 2002
    ..Experiments demonstrate that E. coli O157:H7 can enter the lettuce plant through the root system and migrate throughout the edible portion of the plant...
  45. ncbi Influence of industrial contamination on mobile genetic elements: class 1 integron abundance and gene cassette structure in aquatic bacterial communities
    Meredith S Wright
    Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, SC, USA
    ISME J 2:417-28. 2008
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  46. ncbi Identification of source of faecal pollution of Tirumanimuttar River, Tamilnadu, India using microbial source tracking
    Kasi Murugan
    Department of Botany and Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, P O Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Environ Monit Assess 184:6001-12. 2012
    ..The sources of faecal pollution identified in this study may facilitate the monitoring and management of the Tirumanimuttar River...
  47. ncbi Evaluation of methodology for detection of human adenoviruses in wastewater, drinking water, stream water and recreational waters
    Y Dong
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Appl Microbiol 108:800-9. 2010
    ..This study evaluates dialysis filtration and a range of PCR detection methods for identification and quantification of human adenoviruses in a range of environmental waters...
  48. ncbi Monitoring the effects of water pollution on Cyprinus carpio in Karakaya Dam Lake, Turkey
    Murat Ozmen
    Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Biology, Environmental Toxicology Laboratory, Inonu University, 44069, Malatya, Turkey
    Ecotoxicology 15:157-69. 2006
    ..were found for selected enzyme biomarkers, but condition factor (CF) or hepatosomatic index were significantly different from the St-5 samples, a result that may be attributed to water pollution in KDL by various contaminants.
  49. ncbi Regional industrial production's spatial distribution and water pollution control: a plant-level aggregation method for the case of a small region in China
    Nan Zhao
    Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Haidian District, Beijing 100084, China
    Sci Total Environ 407:4946-53. 2009
    With fast economic growth, industrial water pollution has been a serious problem ubiquitously in China...
  50. ncbi Spatial and temporal variability of water quality of an urbanized river in Algeria: the case of Soummam Wadi
    S Maane-Messai
    Faculty of Life and Nature Sciences, 3BS Laboratory A, Mira University, Bejaia 06000, Algeria
    Water Environ Res 82:742-9. 2010
    ..This work is one of the first studies on the quality of rivers in Algeria. This research will be useful as a first step for future works in North Africa and will add to knowledge on the water quality in the Mediterranean Basin...
  51. ncbi Are current phosphorus risk indicators useful to predict the quality of surface waters in southern manitoba, Canada?
    Esther Salvano
    Dep of Soil Science, Univ of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
    J Environ Qual 38:2096-105. 2009
    ..80***, r = 0.63**, 0.76***, and -0.70**, respectively). Therefore, these types of P risk indicators require modifications to estimate the risk of P loss under the soil, landscape, and climatic conditions of southern Manitoba...
  52. ncbi Effects of cattle manure on erosion rates and runoff water pollution by faecal coliforms
    M C Ramos
    Department of Environment and Soil Science, University of Lleida, Alcalde Rovira Roure 191, Lleida E 25198, Spain
    J Environ Manage 78:97-101. 2006
    ..However, the benefits of waste recycling may be partially offset by the risk of water pollution associated with runoff from the fields to which slurry or manure has been applied...
  53. ncbi [Guidelines on water and solutions for dialysis. Italian Society of Nephrology]
    S Alloatti
    Center for Nephrology and Dialysis of Aosta, Italian Society of Nephrology, Aosta, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 22:246-73. 2005
    ..Suggestions and questions concerning these guidelines are welcome to nefrologia@sin-italy.org...
  54. ncbi Seasonal and spatial variation of Yamuna River water quality in Delhi, India
    Papiya Mandal
    Delhi Zonal Laboratory, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, CSIR Building, A 93 94, Phase I, Naraina Industrial Area, New Delhi, 110 028, India
    Environ Monit Assess 170:661-70. 2010
    ..The study results revealed the lowest level of pollution during monsoon. The statistical analysis revealed a positive correlation between DO, BOD, COD, TKN, and AMM...
  55. ncbi Effects of open water on the performance of a constructed wetland for nonpoint source pollution control
    H C Kim
    Department of Environmental Science, Konkuk University, Seoul 143 701, Korea
    Water Sci Technol 62:1003-12. 2010
    ..Overall, performance of the constructed wetland was improved BOD, total nitrogen, and total phosphorus with the establishment of open water sections in the constructed wetland system...
  56. ncbi Health and environmental policy issues in Canada: the role of watershed management in sustaining clean drinking water quality at surface sources
    John Mark Davies
    Department of Biology, NSERC IRC Environmental Management of Drinking Water, University of Victoria, PO Box 3020 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, Canada V8N 3N5
    J Environ Manage 68:273-86. 2003
    ..Only with such directed policies can the future availability of clean drinking water sources be ensured...
  57. ncbi Reforming agricultural nonpoint pollution policy in an increasingly budget-constrained environment
    James S Shortle
    Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, 112 Armsby Building, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 5600, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:1316-25. 2012
    Agricultural nonpoint source water pollution has long been recognized as an important contributor to U.S. water quality problems and the subject of an array of local, state, and federal initiatives to reduce the problem...
  58. pmc Water pollution by agriculture
    Brian Moss
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:659-66. 2008
    ..The implications for the management of agriculture are far more profound than is currently widely realized...
  59. ncbi Heavy metal pollution assessment in sediments of the Izmit Bay, Turkey
    Hakan Pekey
    Department of Environmental Protection, Kocaeli University, 41275 Kocaeli, Turkey
    Environ Monit Assess 123:219-31. 2006
    ..The results show that road traffic run-offs, paint industries and coal combustion are among the most significant sources...
  60. ncbi Pollution sources and mortality rates across rural-urban areas in the United States
    Michael Hendryx
    West Virginia Rural Health Research Center, Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    J Rural Health 26:383-91. 2010
    ..To conduct an assessment of rural environmental pollution sources and associated population mortality rates...
  61. ncbi Parameter uncertainty analysis of the non-point source pollution in the Daning River watershed of the Three Gorges Reservoir Region, China
    Zhenyao Shen
    State Key Laboratory of Water Environment Simulation, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, PR China
    Sci Total Environ 405:195-205. 2008
    ..The uncertainty of runoff was smaller compared to that of sediment, organic N, nitrate, and TP, and the source of uncertainty was mainly affected by parameters associated with runoff...
  62. ncbi Long-term trends and variation of acidity, COD(Mn) and colour in coastal rivers of Western Finland in relation to climate and hydrology
    Tuomas Saarinen
    Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Department of Process and Environmental Engineering, P O Box 4300, University of Oulu, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 408:5019-27. 2010
    ..Climate change is predicted to increase river flow in general and winter discharge in particular, and therefore the acidity problems in affected rivers may increase in a future climate...
  63. ncbi Optimal nonpoint source pollution control strategies for a reservoir watershed in Taiwan
    Cheng Daw Hsieh
    Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    J Environ Manage 85:908-17. 2007
    ..The modeling framework developed in the present study could be used as an efficient tool for planning a watershed-wide implementation of BMPs for mitigating stormwater pollution impact on the receiving water bodies...
  64. ncbi Major factors influencing the efficacy of vegetated buffers on sediment trapping: a review and analysis
    Xingmei Liu
    Inst of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Zhejiang Univ, Hangzhou 310029, China
    J Environ Qual 37:1667-74. 2008
    ..Regardless of the area ratio of buffer to agricultural field, a 10 m buffer and a 9% slope optimized the sediment trapping capability of vegetated buffers...
  65. ncbi The effects that well depth and wellhead protection have on bacterial contamination of private water wells in the Estes Park Valley, Colorado
    Thomas R Gonzales
    Clark County Public Health, Environmental Health Services, Vancouver, WA 98666 8825, USA
    J Environ Health 71:17-23. 2008
    ..084, p = .001). This study determined that wellhead protection and well depth does play a role in bacterial contamination of water wells...
  66. ncbi Temporal trend and source apportionment of water pollution in different functional zones of Qiantang River, China
    Shiliang Su
    College of Environment and Natural Resources, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Water Res 45:1781-95. 2011
    The increasingly serious river water pollution in developing countries poses great threat to environmental health and human welfare...
  67. pmc Recreation in coastal waters: health risks associated with bathing in sea water
    M D Prieto
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:442-7. 2001
    ..Gastrointestinal and skin symptoms kept a positive trend with the degree of water pollution by total coliforms in both crude and adjusted analyses...
  68. ncbi Assessment and impact of microbial fecal pollution and human enteric pathogens in a coastal community
    E K Lipp
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, 140 7th Ave S, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 42:286-93. 2001
    ..The high prevalence of enteroviruses throughout the study area suggests a chronic pollution problem and potential risk to recreational swimmers in and around Sarasota Bay...
  69. ncbi Confirmation of putative stormwater impact on water quality at a Florida beach by microbial source tracking methods and structure of indicator organism populations
    M J Brownell
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, SCA 110, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Water Res 41:3747-57. 2007
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  70. ncbi Development of mussel mRNA profiling: Can gene expression trends reveal coastal water pollution?
    Paola Venier
    Department of Biology and CRIBI Biotechnology Centre, University of Padova, Via Bassi 58 B, 35131 Padova, Italy
    Mutat Res 602:121-34. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the gene expression patterns described in this paper support a wider characterization of the mussel transcriptome and point to the development of novel environmental metrics...
  71. ncbi Rural drinking water at supply and household levels: quality and management
    Bilqis A Hoque
    Environment and Population Research Center EPRC, House 242, Road 17, New DOHS, Mohakahli, Dhaka 1206, Bangladesh
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:451-60. 2006
    ....
  72. pmc Rapidly measured indicators of recreational water quality are predictive of swimming-associated gastrointestinal illness
    Timothy J Wade
    National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Human Studies Division, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:24-8. 2006
    ..The association between Enterococcus and illness strengthened as time spent swimming in the water increased. This is the first study to show that water quality measured by rapid methods can predict swimming-associated health effects...
  73. ncbi Surveillance for waterborne disease and outbreaks associated with recreational water use and other aquatic facility-associated health events--United States, 2005-2006
    Jonathan S Yoder
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-29. 2008
    ..In addition, data are collected on individual cases of recreational water-associated illnesses and infections and health events occurring at aquatic facilities but not directly related to water exposure...
  74. ncbi Source tracking fecal bacteria in water: a critical review of current methods
    Cynthia L Meays
    NSERC IRC Environmental Management of Drinking Water, Department of Biology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3020 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, Canada V8N 3N5
    J Environ Manage 73:71-9. 2004
    ....
  75. pmc Drivers of water quality variability in northern coastal Ecuador
    Karen Levy
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 137 Mulford Hall 3114, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:1788-97. 2009
    ..The variability can be understood as a combination of environmental (e.g., seasonal and soil processes) and other drivers (e.g., human river use, water practices, and sanitation), each working at different time scales...
  76. ncbi Performance reconnaissance of stormwater proprietary best management practices
    Ashraf Z Al-Hamdan
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Central, Orlando, Florida 32186, USA
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42:427-37. 2007
    ..Other factors that should be considered in BMP evaluation are also presented in this paper...
  77. pmc Multiplex PCR with 16S rRNA gene-targeted primers of bifidobacterium spp. to identify sources of fecal pollution
    X Bonjoch
    Departament de Microbiologia, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, E 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3171-5. 2004
    ..The method showed a sensitivity threshold of 10 cells/ml. This new molecular method could provide useful information for the characterization of fecal pollution sources...
  78. ncbi Environmental pollution and the global burden of disease
    David Briggs
    Small Area Health Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 68:1-24. 2003
    ..Unsafe water, poor sanitation and poor hygiene are seen to be the major sources of exposure, along with indoor air pollution...
  79. ncbi Rural industries and water pollution in China
    Mark Wang
    School of Social and Environmental Enquiry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Environ Manage 86:648-59. 2008
    b>Water pollution from small rural industries is a serious problem throughout China...
  80. ncbi Skin manifestations of arsenicosis in two villages in Bangladesh
    Takafumi Kadono
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, School of International Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 41:841-6. 2002
    ..As skin manifestations are sensitive markers of arsenicosis, we examined the skin of adults and adolescents in two villages to elucidate the severity of arsenicosis...
  81. ncbi Evaluating the success of phosphorus management from field to watershed
    Andrew N Sharpley
    Dep of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Division of Agriculture, Univ of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Environ Qual 38:1981-8. 2009
    ..To be successful, P-based mitigation strategies need to occur iteratively, involve stakeholder driven programs, and address the inherent complexity of all P sources within watersheds...
  82. ncbi Identification and spatial patterns of coastal water pollution sources based on GIS and chemometric approach
    Feng Zhou
    College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    J Environ Sci (China) 19:805-10. 2007
    ..applications of GIS and chemometric approach were applied in identification and spatial patterns of coastal water pollution sources with a large data set (5 years (2000-2004), 17 parameters) obtained through coastal water monitoring ..
  83. pmc Quantitative microbial faecal source tracking with sampling guided by hydrological catchment dynamics
    G H Reischer
    Institute of Chemical Engineering, Gene Technology Group, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9 166 5 2, A 1060 Vienna, Austria
    Environ Microbiol 10:2598-608. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates the applicability of quantitative microbial source tracking methods and highlights the prerequisite of considering hydrological catchment dynamics in source tracking study design...
  84. pmc Diversity and significance of mold species in Norwegian drinking water
    Gunhild Hageskal
    National Veterinary Institute, Section for Food and Feed Microbiology, P O Box 8156 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:7586-93. 2006
    ..In fact, molds in drinking water should possibly be included in the Norwegian water supply and drinking water regulations...
  85. ncbi Land-use dynamics in a southern Illinois (USA) watershed
    C Lant
    Department of Geography, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 62901 4514, USA
    Environ Manage 28:325-40. 2001
    ..The approach developed can be adapted for use by local governments and watershed associations whose goals are to improve watershed resources and environmental quality...
  86. ncbi Outdoor fecal deposition by free-roaming cats and attitudes of cat owners and nonowners toward stray pets, wildlife, and water pollution
    Haydee A Dabritz
    Wildlife Health Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 229:74-81. 2006
    To estimate cat population size, management, and outside fecal deposition and evaluate attitudes of cat owners and nonowners to stray animal control, water pollution, and wildlife protection.
  87. ncbi Ultrastructural changes in fish gills as biomarker to assess small stream pollution
    M Pawert
    Department of Physiological Ecology, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Tissue Cell 30:617-26. 1998
    ..The results of the study demonstrate that ultrastructural reactions in the gills of fish kept under semi-field conditions are potentially useful biomarkers indicating small stream pollution...
  88. ncbi Water quality indicators and the risk of illness at beaches with nonpoint sources of fecal contamination
    John M Colford
    University of California Berkeley, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Epidemiology 18:27-35. 2007
    ..Few studies have addressed the utility of indicator bacteria where nonpoint sources are the dominant fecal input. Extrapolating current water-quality thresholds to such locations is uncertain...
  89. ncbi Research and control of well water pollution in high esophageal cancer areas
    Xiu Lan Zhang
    Cancer Institute, The Fourth Hospital of Hebei Medical University, 12 Jian Kang Lu, Shijiazhuang 050011, Hebei Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 9:1187-90. 2003
    ..In order to detect risk factors for esophageal cancer, a national research program was carried out during the Eighth Five-Year Plan (from 1991 to 1995)...
  90. pmc Basin-wide analysis of the dynamics of fecal contamination and fecal source identification in Tillamook Bay, Oregon
    Orin C Shanks
    National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U S Enviromental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:5537-46. 2006
    ..This may be important if fecal indicator counts are used as a criterion for source loading potential in receiving waters...
  91. ncbi Nitrate in public water supplies and the risk of colon and rectum cancers
    Anneclaire J De Roos
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Epidemiology 14:640-9. 2003
    ..N-nitroso compound formation is inhibited by certain nutrients, such as vitamin C, and increased by meat intake...
  92. pmc Incidence of enteric viruses in groundwater from household wells in Wisconsin
    Mark A Borchardt
    Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:1172-80. 2003
    ....
  93. ncbi [Indoor air and bathing water pollution in indoor swimming pools in Guipúzcoa (Spain)]
    Loreto Santa Marina
    Subdirección de Salud Pública de Guipúzcoa, Departamento de Sanidad del Gobierno Vasco, San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:115-20. 2009
    ....
  94. ncbi The semantics and pragmatics of water notices and the impact on public health
    Gabriella Rundblad
    Department of Education and Professional Studies, King s College London, Franklin Wilkins Building, London, UK
    J Water Health 6:77-86. 2008
    ....
  95. ncbi Usefulness of monitoring tropical streams for male-specific RNA coliphages
    Kartini Luther
    Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Water Health 2:171-81. 2004
    ....
  96. ncbi Generation of enterococci bacteria in a coastal saltwater marsh and its impact on surf zone water quality
    S B Grant
    Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine 92697, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 35:2407-16. 2001
    ..This study identifies a potential tradeoff between restoring coastal wetlands and protecting beach water quality and calls into question the use of ocean bathing water standards based on enterococci at locations near coastal wetlands...
  97. ncbi Assessing pollution prevention program by QUAL2E simulation analysis for the Kao-Ping River Basin, Taiwan
    S K Ning
    Department of Environmental Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Environ Manage 61:61-76. 2001
    ..The predicted situation of water quality in the dry season may even present worse condition. Additional water pollution control policy, such as the use of economic instruments, for controlling and reducing the waste-load of ..
  98. ncbi New genotypes and factors associated with Cryptosporidium detection in mussels (Mytilus spp.) along the California coast
    W A Miller
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Int J Parasitol 35:1103-13. 2005
    ....
  99. ncbi Relationships between Bacteroides 16S rRNA genetic markers and presence of bacterial enteric pathogens and conventional fecal indicators
    Olga Savichtcheva
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, North 13, West 8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 41:3615-28. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi Detection of Bacteroidales fecal indicators and the zoonotic pathogens E. coli 0157:H7, salmonella, and campylobacter in river water
    Sarah P Walters
    Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1856-62. 2007
    ..For pathogens such as E. coli O157: H7 that are strongly associated with particular hosts, Bacteroidales host-specific markers can estimate the likelihood of pathogen occurrence, enabling more accurate health risk assessments...
  101. ncbi Sorbitol-fermenting bifidobacteria as indicators of diffuse human faecal pollution in estuarine watersheds
    M W Rhodes
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 87:528-35. 1999
    ....

Research Grants32

  1. Bangladesh Centre for Global Environmental and Occupational Health
    Dewan Shamsul Alam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., water pollution, climate change, and air pollution), which are escalating as public health priorities in the country...
  2. Planning for A GEOHealth Research and Training Hub in Uganda - United States
    Jia Sheng Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Food contamination and hygiene, water pollution, work-related injuries, and health professional exposures to biological hazards are associated with ..
  3. 1/2 - Planning for a Global Environmental Health Hub based in Chile: - Chile
    Paulina Pino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our proposal focuses on air pollution (indoor and outdoor), water pollution and climate change as our three areas of interest...
  4. Environmental Health Science Education for Rural Youth
    Andrij Holian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..science, emphasizing hands-on, inquiry-based activities about health-related subjects such as air toxics, water pollution, and public health hazards associated with methamphetamine production and distribution;3) disseminating ..
  5. AGRICULTURAL DUST AND CHILDHOOD ASTHMA SYMPTOMS
    Steve Wing; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  6. Community Health Effects of Industrial Hog Operations
    Steven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Air and ground water pollution from swine CAFOs are of particular concern in North Carolina, where industrial hog production has expanded ..
  7. COMMUNITY HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL REAWAKENING
    Steven Wing; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  8. Indicators of Recreational Water Contamination and Illness
    John M Colford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Decisions about beach closures have enormous economic implications. If successful, we will quantify the relationship between health and novel rapid methods for traditional indicators as well as viral indicators. ..
  9. Solar Water Disinfection: Randomized Intervention Trial
    JOHN COLFORD; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is run jointly with the Bolivian partners at the Universidad Mayor de San Simon and the Fondazion SODIS that coordinates the Bolivian SODIS program. ..
  10. RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF TAPWATER TREATMENT IN THE ELDERLY
    JOHN COLFORD; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  11. Detection of Pathogens in Avian Fecal Pollution
    SANDRA MCLELLAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Linking Breast Cancer Advocacy and Environmental Justice
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  13. Does ArsenicMitigation in BangladeshRaiseExposure to Bacterial and ViralPathogens
    ALEXANDER FRANS VAN GEEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Epidemiology of Colon Cancer in a Special Population
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Together, the training in these three areas will provide the skills and experience necessary for an independent career as a molecular and genetic epidemiologist interested in colorectal cancer. ..
  15. Risk Factors for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study builds on the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study of invasive breast cancer and additional grants that currently support the proposed study of DCIS. ..
  16. Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Exposure Related to Pancreatic Cancer Genetic Mutations
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results from this study will provide clues about the etiology of pancreatic cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Molecular Characterization of Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    AMR SOLIMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..With the large number of patients included in this study from Egypt and the U.S., we may be able develop a better idea about molecular pathways and prognostic factors in IBC pathogenesis. ..
  18. Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Breast Cancer and*
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Exposure to EDCs and mammary carcinogens is common from sources such as air and water pollution, detergents, pesticides, cosmetics, plastics, building materials, and furnishings...
  19. Historic Traffic Exposure Maps for Cancer Studies
    Paul English; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  20. IMPROVING HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION IN HIV+ DRUG USERS
    Kelly Gebo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Gebo the skills she needs to develop into an independent clinician researcher in HIV epidemiologic and health services research. ..
  21. DEMOLITION AND ASTHMA IN CHICAGO PUBLIC HOUSING
    Samuel Dorevitch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  22. CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN ELDERLY HIV PATIENTS
    Kelly Gebo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. A Temporal-Spatial Analysis of Breast Cancer in Upper C*
    Veronica Vieira; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By learning where breast cancer "hot spots" are and if they grow, intensify, or move over time, researchers will have a better understanding of how environmental risk factors may be involved. ..
  24. Industrial Pollutants and Risk of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
    Anneclaire De Roos; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. BioSense Initiative to Improve Early Outbreak Detection
    Howard Burkom; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Energy Balance, Organochlorine Exposure, and Possible Toxicologic Effects
    Anneclaire De Roos; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Effects of Dioxin on Vietnamese Civilians
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..7. ..