David’s work on passive air sampling of mercury vapors has led to two recent papers: A critical review of earlier efforts to develop such passive samplers can be found here, and our new sampler design is described here.
David’s work on passive air sampling of mercury vapours published
Matt participates in Inuvik Beluga Summit
March 8, 2016
Matt participated in the Beluga Summit in Inuvik presenting results from his analysis of nutrients and contaminants in muktuk and uqsuq.
Frank Gobas from Simon Fraser University visits Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
November 12, 2015
Frank Gobas from Simon Fraser University was visiting the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at UTSC on Nov. 12 to deliver a seminar on “New Developments in the Environmental Risk Assessment of Commercial Chemicals.” It was an opportunity for him to reconnect with his supervisor (Don Mackay) and with students he supervised (Jon Arnot, James Armitage).
Wania Group Moves to the New Environmental Science and Chemistry Building at UTSC
September 28, 2015
The Wania Group has recently completed the transition to the new Environmental Science and Chemistry Building (ESCB), at the University of Toronto at Scarborough.
Below are some photos of the new offices & lab.
Welcome Tife Awonaike, Graduate Student
Welcome Li Li, visiting graduate student
September 7, 2015
We are welcoming Li Li from Peking University, P.R. China, to join us as an international visiting graduate student for the entire following year. Li is supported by the Chinese Government Scholarship. He will work on the environmental fate modeling of two emerging contaminants, based on his global emission data derived from dynamic substance flow analyses.
Ying and Frank Visiting the Institute of Urban Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
July 21, 2015
Ying and Frank just returned from a week in China, where they were hosted by Dr. Hang Xiao from the Institute of Urban Environment of CAS. Frank gave talks, both at the main institute in Xiamen and at the research station in Ningbo.
Read more here.
Matt’s Paper on Contaminant Trends with Age in Wildlife Awarded ET&C Best Paper of 2014
July 8, 2015
More Good News for Chen
July 8, 2015
Paper on Quantum-Chemical Approach to SOA Formation Published in ES&T
July 8, 2015
ES&T has published Chen’s paper on using COSMOtherm to predict the phase distribution, yield and composition of secondary organic aerosol formed during the ozonolysis of alpha-pinene. Kai-Uwe Goss from the UFZ in Leipzig has been our guide in using this quantum-chemistry based software.