Flow-Through Sampler Proves Its Mettle in Antarctica

November 10, 2017

The flow-throgh sampler developed by Hang Xiao during his PhD was used for monitoring POPs at Australia’s Casey Station for several years, recording what probably amounts to the lowest atmospheric POPs concentrations ever reported. See Susan’s paper in ES&T.

AMT paper on mercury air sampler published in final form

October 5, 2017

The paper on the effect of temperature, wind speed and relative humidity on the sampling rate of the passive air sampler for gaseous mercury appeared in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques today.

Paper on contaminants in the atmosphere of Hawaii published

October 4, 2017

Xianming’s study on measuring semivolatile organic compounds with flow-through and passive air samplers on the big Island of Hawaii has just been published in ES&T.

Congratulations, Abha!

September 5, 2017

Abha successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled “The sources and transport of organic contaminants in urban watersheds: Unraveling the effects of land use, hydrology, and chemical properties”. External examiner was Prof. J. Hollender from EAWAG in Switzerland.

Matt’s paper on the cover

August 16, 2017

Our paper on the effect of preparation methods on contaminants and nutrients in beluga blubber traditional foods is featured on the cover of the August issue of ESPI.

Review paper on modelling exposure to POPs among indigenous Canadians

August 15, 2017

Environmental Reviews published the final version of our review paper on-line today.

David and Frank attend ICMGP 2017 in Providence

August 15, 2017

At the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, which was held in Providence, RI, this July, David and Frank presented several talks and posters on the characterization and application of our passive air sampler for gaseous mercury.

Water Research published paper on PAHs in Toronto’s rivers

August 1, 2017

Abha’s second paper on organic contaminants in the Mimico and Little Rouge Creek watershed during rain fall and snowmelt events has been accepted for publication in Water Research.

Matt’s paper published in Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts

July 19, 2017

Our study on the impact of food preparation techniques on the nutrient and contaminant load in beluga whale blubber has been published in ESPI earlier today.

Comment on recent ES&T paper published

June 27, 2017

A comment we wrote on a recent publication reporting on vapour pressures of substituted aromatic compounds has now been published.