Pollution: VIMS Journal Articles

The following list is based on a search of VIMS-authored research articles from Thomson Reuters' Web of Science© using the keyword search terms brominated, Kepone, mercury, plastic, pollut*, polycyclic, or tributyl. The list is updated at least biannually.

  1. Xu, X.Y. and M.C. Newman, 2015. Mercury Exposure as a Function of Fish Consumption in Two Asian Communities in Coastal Virginia, USA. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 68(3): p. 462-475.
  2. La Guardia, M.J. and R.C. Hale, 2015. Halogenated flame-retardant concentrations in settled dust, respirable and inhalable particulates and polyurethane foam at gymnastic training facilities and residences. Environment International, 79: p. 106-114.
  3. Gaylor, M.O., E. Harvey, and R.C. Hale, 2015. Systematic Investigation of Factors Controlling Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) of Spiked and Aged PCBs from Edible Tissues of the Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus). Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 94(1): p. 23-28.
  4. Chen, D., R.C. Hale, and R.J. Letcher, 2015. Photochemical and Microbial Transformation of Emerging Flame Retardants: Cause for Concern? Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 34(4): p. 687-699.
  5. Bundschuh, M., et al., 2015. Effects of two sorbents applied to mercury-contaminated river sediments on bioaccumulation in and detrital processing by Hyalella azteca. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 15(5): p. 1265-1274.
  6. Schreder, E.D. and M.J. La Guardia, 2014. Flame Retardant Transfers from U.S. Households (Dust and Laundry Wastewater) to the Aquatic Environment. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(19): p. 11575-11583.
  7. Dodder, N.G., et al., 2014. Occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern in mussels (Mytilus spp.) along the California coast and the influence of land use, storm water discharge, and treated wastewater effluent. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 81(2): p. 340-346.
  8. Azevedo, A., et al., 2014. A cross-scale numerical modeling system for management support of oil spill accidents. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 80(1-2): p. 132-147.
  9. Xu, X.Y., et al., 2013. An Ecologically Framed Mercury Survey of Finfish of the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 65(3): p. 510-520.
  10. Wang, J.C., et al., 2013. Higher and more variable methylmercury biomagnification factors for floodplain than the contiguous river (South River, Virginia USA). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 92: p. 191-198.
  11. Wang, J.C. and M.C. Newman, 2013. Projected Hg dietary exposure of 3 bird species nesting on a contaminated floodplain (South River, Virginia, USA). Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 9(2): p. 285-293.
  12. Rattner, B.A., et al., 2013. Comparative embryotoxicity of a pentabrominated diphenyl ether mixture to common terns (Sterna hirundo) and American kestrels (Falco sparverius). Chemosphere, 93(2): p. 441-447.
  13. La Guardia, M.J., R.C. Hale, and B. Newman, 2013. Brominated Flame-Retardants in Sub-Saharan Africa: Burdens in Inland and Coastal Sediments in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa. Environmental Science & Technology, 47(17): p. 9643-9650.
  14. Hauser, E.J., et al., 2013. Improved method for quantifying the air-sea flux of volatile and semi-volatile organic carbon. Limnology and Oceanography-Methods, 11: p. 287-297.
  15. Harding, J., et al., 2013. Rapana venosa as an indicator species for TBT exposure over decadal and seasonal scales. Marine Biology, 160(12): p. 3027-3042.
  16. Wozniak, A.S., et al., 2012. Isotopic characterization of aerosol organic carbon components over the eastern United States. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 117.
  17. La Guardia, M.J., et al., 2012. In Situ Accumulation of HBCD, PBDEs, and Several Alternative Flame-Retardants in the Bivalve (Corbicula fluminea) and Gastropod (Elimia proxima). Environmental science & technology, 46(11): p. 5798-5805.
  18. Klosterhaus, S.L., et al., 2012. Brominated and chlorinated flame retardants in San Francisco Bay sediments and wildlife. Environment International, 47: p. 56-65.
  19. Holloman, E.L. and M.C. Newman, 2012. Expanding perceptions of subsistence fish consumption: Evidence of high commercial fish consumption and dietary mercury exposure in an urban coastal community. Science of the Total Environment, 416: p. 111-120.
  20. Hale, R.C., et al., 2012. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in U.S. Sewage Sludges and Biosolids: Temporal and Geographical Trends and Uptake by Corn Following Land Application. Environmental Science & Technology, 46(4): p. 2055-2063.
  21. Gaylor, M.O., E. Harvey, and R.C. Hale, 2012. House crickets can accumulate polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) directly from polyurethane foam common in consumer products. Chemosphere, 86(5): p. 500-505.
  22. Dickhut, R.M., et al., 2012. Aerosol-Mediated Transport and Deposition of Brominated Diphenyl Ethers to Antarctica. Environmental Science & Technology, 46(6): p. 3135-3140.
  23. Yu, L.H., et al., 2011. Biomagnification of Higher Brominated PBDE Congeners in an Urban Terrestrial Food Web in North China Based on Field Observation of Prey Deliveries. Environmental Science & Technology, 45(12): p. 5125-5131.
  24. Wozniak, A.S., J.E. Bauer, and R.M. Dickhut, 2011. Fossil and contemporary aerosol particulate organic carbon in the eastern United States: Implications for deposition and inputs to watersheds. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 25.
  25. Unger, M.A., et al., 2011. Near Real-Time, on-Site, Quantitative Analysis of PAHs in the Aqueous Environment Using an Antibody-Based Biosensor. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30(7): p. 1557-1563.
  26. Spier, C.R., et al., 2011. Near Real-Time, on-Site, Quantitative Analysis of PAHs in the Aqueous Environment Using an Antibody-Based Biosensor. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30(7): p. 1557-1563.
  27. Reynolds, P.L. and E.E. Sotka, 2011. Non-consumptive predator effects indirectly influence marine plant biomass and palatability. Journal of Ecology, 99(5): p. 1272-1281.
  28. Newman, M.C., et al., 2011. High Mercury Concentrations Reflect Trophic Ecology of Three Deep-Water Chondrichthyans. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 60(4): p. 618-625.
  29. Newman, M.C., et al., 2011. Floodplain methylmercury biomagnification factor higher than that of the contiguous river (South River, Virginia USA). Environmental Pollution, 159(10): p. 2840-2844.
  30. Luo, X.J., et al., 2011. Biomagnification of Higher Brominated PBDE Congeners in an Urban Terrestrial Food Web in North China Based on Field Observation of Prey Deliveries. Environmental Science & Technology, 45(12): p. 5125-5131.
  31. Chen, D., et al., 2011. Do Temporal and Geographical Patterns of HBCD and PBDE Flame Retardants in US Fish Reflect Evolving Industrial Usage? Environmental Science & Technology, 45(19): p. 8254-8261.
  32. Bundschuh, M., et al., 2011. Mercury-Contaminated Sediments Affect Amphipod Feeding. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 60(3): p. 437-443.
  33. Tom, K.R., M.C. Newman, and J. Schmerfeld, 2010. Modeling Mercury Biomagnification (South River, Virginia, USA) to Inform River Management Decision Making. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 29(4): p. 1013-1020.
  34. McKernan, M.A., et al., 2010. Absorption and biotransformation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers DE-71 and DE-79 in chicken (Gallus gallus), mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), American kestrel (Falco sparverius) and black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) eggs. Chemosphere, 79(1): p. 100-109.
  35. La Guardia, M.J., et al., 2010. Flame-Retardants and Other Organohalogens Detected in Sewage Sludge by Electron Capture Negative Ion Mass Spectrometry. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(12): p. 4658-4664.
  36. Holloman, E.L. and M.C. Newman, 2010. A community-based assessment of seafood consumption along the lower James River, Virginia, USA: Potential sources of dietary mercury exposure. Environmental Research, 110(3): p. 213-219.
  37. He, M.J., et al., 2010. Tetrabromobisphenol-A and Hexabromocyclododecane in Birds from an E-Waste Region in South China: Influence of Diet on Diastereoisomer- and Enantiomer-Specific Distribution and Trophodynamics. Environmental Science & Technology, 44(15): p. 5748-5754.
  38. Chen, S.J., et al., 2010. Measurement and human exposure assessment of brominated flame retardants in household products from South China. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 176(1-3): p. 979-984.
  39. Chen, D., et al., 2010. Species-specific accumulation of polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in birds of prey from the Chesapeake Bay region, USA. Environmental Pollution, 158(5): p. 1883-1889.
  40. Chen, D. and R.C. Hale, 2010. A global review of polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardant contamination in birds. Environment International, 36(7): p. 800-811.
  41. Spier, C.R., et al., 2009. The development and evaluation of monoclonal antibodies for the detection of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Analytical Biochemistry, 387(2): p. 287-293.
  42. Potter, K.E., et al., 2009. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Flame Retardants in Chesapeake Bay Region, USA, Peregrine Falcon (Falco Peregrinus) Eggs: Urban/Rural Trends. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28(5): p. 973-981.
  43. McKernan, M.A., et al., 2009. Toxicity of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (De-71) in Chicken (Gallus Gallus), Mallard (Anas Platyrhynchos), and American Kestrel (Falco Sparverius) Embryos and Hatchlings. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28(5): p. 1007-1017.
  44. Iwanowicz, L.R., et al., 2009. Aroclor 1248 exposure leads to immunomodulation, decreased disease resistance and endocrine disruption in the brown bullhead, Ameiurus nebulosus. Aquatic Toxicology, 93(1): p. 70-82.
  45. Gao, J.H., et al., 2009. Distribution and their pollution assessment of heavy metals in the sediments of the Yalu River Estuary and its adjacent coastal waters. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 28(6): p. 12-23.
  46. Dickhut, R.M., et al., 2009. Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) Population Dynamics Delineated by Organochlorine Tracers. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(22): p. 8522-8527.
  47. Clark, K.E., Y. Zhao, and C.M. Kane, 2009. Organochlorine Pesticides, PCBs, Dioxins, and Metals in Postterm Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) Eggs from the Mid-Atlantic States, 1993-1999. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 57(1): p. 174-184.
  48. Cincinelli, A., et al., 2009. Organochlorine pesticide air-water exchange and bioconcentration in krill in the Ross Sea. Environmental Pollution, 157(7): p. 2153-2158.
  49. Chen, S.J., et al., 2009. Brominated Flame Retardants in Children's Toys: Concentration, Composition, and Children's Exposure and Risk Assessment. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(11): p. 4200-4206.
  50. Chen, D., et al., 2009. Polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in various bird species from northern China. Environmental Pollution, 157(7): p. 2023-2029.
  51. Unger, M.A., M.C. Newman, and G.G. Vadas, 2008. Predicting survival of grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) exposed to naphthalene, fluorene, and dibenzothiophene. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 27(8): p. 1802-1808.
  52. Unger, M.A., et al., 2008. Persistent pollutants in nine species of deep-sea cephalopods. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56(8): p. 1498-1500.
  53. Miles, E.J., 2008. The SSC cycle: a PDCA approach to address site-specific characteristics in a continuous shallow water quality monitoring project. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 10(5): p. 604-611.
  54. Hershner, C. and K.J. Havens, 2008. Managing Invasive Aquatic Plants in a Changing System: Strategic Consideration of Ecosystem Services. Conservation Biology, 22(3): p. 544-550.
  55. Chen, D., et al., 2008. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) Eggs from the Northeastern US. Environmental Science & Technology, 42(20): p. 7594-7600.
  56. Wu, N., et al., 2007. Human exposure to PBDEs: Associations of PBDE body burdens with food consumption and house dust concentrations. Environmental Science & Technology, 41(5): p. 1584-1589.
  57. Unger, M.A., M.C. Newman, and G.G. Vadas, 2007. Predicting survival of grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) during ethylnaphthalene, dimethylnaphthalene, and phenanthrene exposures differing in concentration and duration. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 26(3): p. 528-534.
  58. La Guardia, M.J., R.C. Hale, and E. Harvey, 2007. Evidence of debromination of decabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-209) in biota from a wastewater receiving stream. Environmental Science & Technology, 41(19): p. 6663-6670.
  59. Frederick, L.A., P.A. Van Veld, and C.D. Rice, 2007. Bioindicators of immune function in creosote-adapted estuarine killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health-Part a-Current Issues, 70(17): p. 1433-1442.
  60. Conrad, C. F., D. Fugate, J. Daus, C. J. Chisholm-Brause, and S. A. Kuehl. 2007. Assessment of the historical trace metal contamination of sediments in the Elizabeth River, Virginia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54(4):385-395.
  61. Mckernan, M. A., B. A. Rattner, R. C. Hale, and M. A. Ottinger. 2007. Egg incubation position affects toxicity of air cell administered polychlorinated biphenyl 126 (3,3 ',4,4 ',5-pentachlorobiphenyl) in chicken (Gallus gallus) embryos. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26(12):2724-2727.
  62. Wu, N., and coauthors. 2007. Human exposure to PBDEs: Associations of PBDE body burdens with food consumption and house dust concentrations. Environmental Science & Technology 41(5):1584-1589.
  63. Kimbrough, K. L., and R. M. Dickhut. 2006. Assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon input to urban wetlands in relation to adjacent land use. Marine Pollution Bulletin 52(11):1355-1363.
  64. La Guardia, M. J., R. C. Hale, and E. Harvey. 2006. Detailed polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) congener composition of the widely used penta-, octa-, and deca-PBDE technical flame-retardant mixtures. Environmental Science & Technology 40(20):6247-6254.
  65. Lim, H. S., R. J. Diaz, J. S. Hong, and L. C. Schaffner. 2006. Hypoxia and benthic community recovery in Korean coastal waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin 52(11):1517-1526.
  66. Ranger, B. S., and coauthors. 2006. Globally distributed mycobacterial fish pathogens produce a novel plasmid-encoded toxic macrolide, mycolactone F. Infection and Immunity 74(11):6037-6045.
  67. Valenti, T. W., and coauthors. 2006. Chlorine toxicity to early life stages of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia : Unionidae). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25(9):2512-2518.
  68. Conrad, C. F., and C. J. Chisholm-Brause. 2004. Spatial survey of trace metal contaminants in the sediments of the Elizabeth River, Virginia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 49(4):319-324.
  69. Mezin, L. C., and R. C. Hale. 2004. Effect of humic acids on toxicity of DDT and chlorpyrifos to freshwater and estuarine invertebrates. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23(3):583-590.
  70. Stoeckel, D. M., and coauthors. 2004. Comparison of seven protocols to identify fecal contamination sources using Escherichia coli. Environmental Science & Technology 38(22):6109-6117.
  71. Ownby, D. R., and M. C. Newman. 2003. Advances in quantitative ion character-activity relationships (QICARs): Using metal-ligand binding characteristics to predict metal toxicity. QSAR & Combinatorial Science 22(2):241-246.
  72. Berry, J. P., and coauthors. 2002. Are Pfiesteria species toxicogenic? Evidence against production of ichthyotoxins by Pfiesteria shumwayae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99(17):10970-10975.
  73. Marcantonio, F., A. Zimmerman, Y. F. Xu, and E. Canuel. 2002. A Pb isotope record of mid-Atlantic US atmospheric Pb emissions in Chesapeake Bay sediments. Marine Chemistry 77(2-3):123-132.
  74. Diaz, R. J. 2001. Overview of hypoxia around the world. Journal of Environmental Quality 30(2):275-281.
  75. McKinney, J. D., A. Richard, C. Waller, M. C. Newman, and F. Gerberick. 2000. The practice of structure activity relationships (SAR) in toxicology. Toxicological Sciences 56(1):8-17.
  76. Bytnerowicz, A., and coauthors. 1999. Chemical composition of air, soil and vegetation in forests of the Silesian Beskid Moutains, Poland. Water Air and Soil Pollution 116(1-2):141-150.
  77. Cooper, P. S., W. K. Vogelbein, and P. A. Van Veld. 1999. Altered expression of the xenobiotic transporter P-glycoprotein in liver and liver tumours of mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) from a creosote-contaminated environment. Biomarkers 4(1):48-58.
  78. Padma, T. V., R. C. Hale, M. H. Roberts, and R. N. Lipcius. 1999. Toxicity of creosote water-soluble fractions generated from contaminated sediments to the bay mysid. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 42(2):171-176.
  79. Rhodes, M. W., and J. Kator. 1999. Sorbitol-fermenting bifidobacteria as indicators of diffuse human faecal pollution in estuarine watersheds. Journal of Applied Microbiology 87(4):528-535.
  80. Armknecht, S. L., S. L. Kaattari, and P. A. Van Veld. 1998. An elevated glutathione S-transferase in creosote-resistant mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus). Aquatic Toxicology 41(1-2):1-16.
  81. Driscoll, S. B. K., L. C. Schaffner, and R. M. Dickhut. 1998. Toxicokinetics of fluoranthene to the amphipod, Leptocheirus plumulosus, in water-only and sediment exposures. Marine Environmental Research 45(3):269-284.
  82. Gelsleichter, J., E. Cortes, C. A. Manire, R. E. Hueter, and J. A. Musick. 1998. Evaluation of toxicity of oxytetracycline on growth of captive nurse sharks, Ginglymostoma cirratum. Fishery Bulletin 96(3):624-627.
  83. Newman, M. C., J. T. McCloskey, and C. P. Tatara. 1998. Using metal-ligand binding characteristics to predict metal toxicity: Quantitative ion character-activity relationships (QICARs). Environmental Health Perspectives 106:1419-1425.
  84. Padma, T. V., R. C. Hale, and M. H. Roberts. 1998. Toxicity of water-soluble fractions derived from whole creosote and creosote-contaminated sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 17(8):1606-1610.
  85. Tatara, C. P., M. C. Newman, J. T. McCloskey, and P. L. Williams. 1998. Use of ion characteristics to predict relative toxicity of mono-, di- and trivalent metal ions: Caenorhabditis elegans LC50. Aquatic Toxicology 42(4):255-269.
  86. Luebke, R. W., and coauthors. 1997. Aquatic pollution-induced immunotoxicity in wildlife species. Fundamental and Applied Toxicology 37(1):1-15.
  87. Sved, D. W., M. H. Roberts, and P. A. VanVeld. 1997. Toxicity of sediments contaminated with fractions of creosote. Water Research 31(2):294-300.
  88. Weisberg, S. B., and coauthors. 1997. An estuarine benthic index of biotic integrity (B-IBI) for Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 20(1):149-158.
  89. Anderson, R. S., M. A. Unger, and E. M. Burreson. 1996. Enhancement of Perkinsus marinus disease progression in TBT-exposed oysters (Crassostrea virginica). Marine Environmental Research 42(1-4):177-180.
  90. Harmon, V. L., and C. J. Langdon. 1996. A 7-D toxicity test for marine pollutants using the Pacific mysid Mysidopsis intii .2. Protocol evaluation. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 15(10):1824-1830.
  91. Langdon, C. J., and coauthors. 1996. A 7-D toxicity test for marine pollutants using the Pacific mysid Mysidopsis intii .1. Culture and protocol development. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 15(10):1815-1823.
  92. Bauer, J. E., C. E. Reimers, E. R. M. Druffel, and P. M. Williams. 1995. Isotopic Constraints on Carbon Exchange between Deep-Ocean Sediments and Sea-Water. Nature 373(6516):686-689.
  93. Sved, D. W., and M. H. Roberts. 1995. A Novel Use for the Continuous-Flow Serial Diluter - Aquatic Toxicity Testing of Contaminated Sediments in Suspension. Water Research 29(4):1169-1177.
  94. Chu, F. L. E., and R. C. Hale. 1994. Relationship between Pollution and Susceptibility to Infectious-Disease in the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica. Marine Environmental Research 38(4):243-256.
  95. Delisle, P. F., and M. H. Roberts. 1994. The Effect of Salinity on Cadmium Toxicity in the Estuarine Mysid Mysidopsis Bahia - Roles of Osmoregulation and Calcium. Marine Environmental Research 37(1):47-62.
  96. Kellyreay, K., and B. A. Weeksperkins. 1994. Determination of the Macrophage Chemiluminescent Response in Fundulus heteroclitus as a Function of Pollution Stress. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 4(2):95-102.
  97. Mo, C., and B. Neilson. 1994. Standardization of Oyster Soft-Tissue Dry-Weight Measurements. Water Research 28(1):243-246.
  98. Rhodes, M. W., and H. Kator. 1994. Seasonal Occurrence of Mesophilic Aeromonas Spp as a Function of Biotype and Water-Quality in Temperate Fresh-Water Lakes. Water Research 28(11):2241-2251.
  99. Smith, W. H., R. C. Hale, J. Greaves, and R. J. Huggett. 1993. Trace Organochlorine Contamination of the Forest Floor of the White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire. Environmental Science & Technology 27(10):2244-2246.
  100. Faisal, M., and R. J. Huggett. 1992. Suppression of the Cytotoxic Activity of Mummichog, Fundulus heteroclitus, by Benzo(a)Pyrene and Its Metabolites. FASEB Journal 6(5):A1876-A1876.
  101. Rhodes, M. W., and H. Kator. 1992. Reply: Use of Salmonella-Typhimurium Wg49 to Enumerate Male-Specific Coliphages in an Estuary and a Watershed Subject to Nonpoint Pollution. Water Research 26(5):705-705.
  102. Chiappelli, F., and coauthors. 1991. Differential Effect of Beta-Endorphin on 3 Human Cytotoxic-Cell Populations. International Journal of Immunopharmacology 13(2-3):291-297.
  103. Evans, D. A., and R. J. Huggett. 1991. Statistical Modeling of Intensive TBT Monitoring Data in 2 Tidal Creeks of the Chesapeake Bay. Marine Environmental Research 32(1-4):169-186.
  104. Faisal, M., B. A. Weeks, W. K. Vogelbein, and R. J. Huggett. 1991. Evidence of Aberration of the Natural Cytotoxic-Cell Activity in Fundulus heteroclitus (Pisces, Cyprinodontidae) from the Elizabeth River, Virginia. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 29(3-4):339-351.
  105. Rhodes, M. W., and H. I. Kator. 1991. Use of Salmonella-Typhimurium Wg49 to Enumerate Male-Specific Coliphages in an Estuary and Watershed Subject to Nonpoint Pollution. Water Research 25(11):1315-1323.