2017-2019 Publications


Li, L., C. Hoang, J.A. Arnot, F. Wania
Clarifying temporal trend variability in human biomonitoring of polybrominated diphenyl ethers through mechanistic modeling
Environ. Sci. Technol 2019, 53, XXX-XXX

Li, L., J.A. Arnot, F. Wania
How are humans exposed to organic chemicals released to indoor air?
Environ. Sci. Technol 2019, 53, 11276−11284

Wania, F., L. Li, M.S. McLachlan
Mechanistically modeling human exposure to persistent organic pollutants
In: Jiang G., Li X. (eds) A New Paradigm for Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology. Springer, Singapore, 2020, 115-128
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-9447-8_9

Lei, Y.D., S. Baskaran, F. Wania
Measuring the octan-1-ol air partition coefficient of volatile organic chemicals with the variable phase ratio head space technique
J. Chem. Eng. Data 2019, 64, 4793-4800
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.9b00235

Gong, P., X.-P. Wang, B. Pokhrel, H. Wang, X. Liu, X. Liu, F. Wania
Trans-Himalayan transport of organochlorine compounds: three-years of observations and model-based flux estimation
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2019, 53, 6773-6783
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01223

Dzierlenga, M.W., M. Yoon, F. Wania, P.L. Ward, J.M. Armitage, S.A. Wood, H.J. Clewell, M.P. Longnecker
Quantitative bias analysis of the association of 2,2′,4,4′,5,5′-hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 153) and type 2 diabetes mellitus
Environ. Int.2019, 125, 291-299
DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.12.036

McLagan, D. S., F. Monaci, H. Huang, Y. D. Lei, C. P. J. Mitchell, F. Wania
Characterization and quantification of atmospheric mercury sources using passive air samplers
J. Geophys. Res. – Atmos. 2019124, 2351–2362
DOI: 10.1029/2018JD029373

Baskaran, S., J. M. Armitage, F. Wania
Model‐based exploration of the variability in lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) bioaccumulation factors: The influence of physiology and trophic relationships
Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2019, in press
DOI: 10.1002/etc.4368

Abdul Hussain, B., J. N. Westgate, S. J. Hayward, C. Shunthirasingham, T. N. Brown, H. Hung, Y. D. Lei, F. Wania
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls in soils and atmosphere of Western Canadian mountains: The role of source proximity, precipitation, forest cover and mountain cold-trapping
Atmos. Environ. X 201910.1016/j.aeaoa.2018.100004
DOI: 10.1016/j.aeaoa.2018.100004

Quinn, C.L., J. M. Armitage, F. Wania, J. A. Arnot
Development and evaluation of a combined bioenergetic and organic contaminant mass-balance bioaccumulation model for fish
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2019, 53, 752-759
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b04382

Parajulee, A., F. Wania, C. P. J. Mitchell
Hydrological transit times in nested urban and agricultural watersheds in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada
Hydrological Processes 2019, 33, 350-360
doi: 10.1002/hyp.13328


Li, L., J. N. Westgate, L. Hughes, X. Zhang, B. Givehchi, L. Toose, J. M. Armitage, F. Wania, P. Egeghy, J. A. Arnot
A model for risk-based screening and prioritization of human exposure to chemicals from near-field sources
Environ. Sci. Technol. 201852, 14235-14244
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b04059

Li, L., F. Wania
Elucidating the variability in the hexabromocyclododecane diastereomer profile in the global environment
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52, 10532-10542
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b03443

Harner, T., C. Rauert, D. Muir, J. Schuster, Y.-M. Hsu, L. Zhang, G. Marson, J. Watson, J. Ahad, S. Cho, N. Jariyasopit, J. Kirk, J. Korosi, M. Landis, J. Martin, Y. Zhang, K. Fernie, G. Wentworth, A. Wnorowski, E. Dabek, J.-P. Charland, B. Pauli, F. Wania, E. Galarneau, I. Cheng, P. Makar, C. Whaley, J. Chow, X. Wang
Air synthesis review: polycyclic aromatic compounds in the oil sands region
Environ. Rev. 2018, 26, 430-468
DOI: 10.1139/er-2018-0039

Leung, M., T. Haugdahl Nøst, F. Wania, E. Papp, D. Herzke, A. Al Mahmud, D. E. Roth
Maternal-child exposures to persistent organic pollutants in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Expo. Health2018, in press
DOI: 10.1007/s12403-018-0286-x

Yui, K., T. Motoki, H. Kato, H. Kuramochi, T. Tsuji, S.-i. Sakai, F. Wania
Measurement of vapor pressures and melting properties of five polybrominated aromatic flame retardants
J. Chem. Eng. Data2018, 63, 2578-2585
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.7b01040

McLagan, D. S., B. Abdul HussainH. HuangY. D. LeiF. Wania, C. P. J. Mitchell
Identifying and evaluating urban mercury emission sources through passive sampler-based mapping of atmospheric concentrations
Environ. Res. Lett. 2018, 13, 074008
DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac8e6

Undeman, E., T. N. Brown, M. S. McLachlan, F. Wania
Who in the world is most exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls? Using models to identify highly exposed populations
Environ. Res. Lett. 2018, 13, 064036
DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac5fe

Li, L., J. A. Arnot, F. Wania
Revisiting the contributions of far- and near-field routes to aggregate human exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52, 6974-6984
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00151

Li, L., J. A. Arnot, F. Wania
Towards a systematic understanding of the dynamic fate of polychlorinated biphenyls in indoor, urban and rural environments
Environ. Int. 2018, 117, 57-68
DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.04.038

Li, L., F. Wania
Occurrence of single- and double-peaked emission profiles of synthetic chemicals
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52, 4684–4693
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b06478

Parajulee, A., Y. D. Lei, X. Cao, D. S. McLagan, L. Yeung, C. P. J. Mitchell, F. Wania
Comparing winter-time herbicide behavior and exports in urban, rural, and mixed-use watersheds
Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts 2018, 20, 767-779.
DOI: 10.1039/C7EM00596B

Parajulee, A., Y. D. Lei, A. Kananathalingam, C. P. J. Mitchell, F. Wania
Investigating the sources and transport of benzotriazole UV stabilizers during rainfall and snowmelt across an urbanization gradient
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52, 2595-2602
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00552

McLagan, D.S., C.P.J. Mitchell, A. Steffen, H. Hung, C. Shin, G.W. Stupple, M.L. Olson, W.T. Luke, P. Kelley, D. Howard, G.C. Edwards, P.F. Nelson, H. Xiao, G.-R. Sheu, A. Dreyer, H. Huang, B. Abdul Hussain, Y. D. Lei, I. Tavshunsky, F. Wania
Global evaluation and calibration of a passive air sampler for gaseous mercury
Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2018, 18, 5905-5919
DOI: 10.5194/acp-2017-1224

Wang, C., F. Wania, K.-U. Goss
Is secondary organic aerosol yield governed by kinetic factors rather than equilibrium partitioning?
Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts 2018, 20, 245-252
DOI: 10.1039/C7EM00451F

Silva-Barni, M.F., M. Gonzalez, F. Wania, Y.D. Lei, K.S.B. Miglioranza
Spatial and temporal distribution of pesticides and PCBs in the atmosphere using XAD-resin based passive air sampler: The case study of Quequén Grande River watershed (Argentina)
Atmos. Pollut. Res. 2018, 9, 238-245
DOI: 10.1016/j.apr.2017.09.008


Bengtson Nash, S., S. Wild, D. W. Hawker, R. Cropp, H. Hung, F. Wania, H. Xiao, P. Bohlin Nizzetto, A. Bignert, S. Broomhall
Persistent organic pollutants in the East Antarctic atmosphere: Inter-annual observations from 2010-2015 using high-flow-through passive sampling
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 13,929-13,937
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04224

Zhang, X., J. Barnes, Y. D. Lei, F. Wania
Semi-volatile organic contaminants in the Hawaiian atmosphere
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 11634–11642
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03841

Wania, F., M. J. Binington, M.S. Curren
Mechanistic modeling of persistent organic pollutant exposure among indigenous Arctic populations: motivations, challenges, and benefits
Env. Rev. 201725, 396-407
DOI: 10.1139/er-2017-0010

McLagan, D.S., C. P. J. Mitchell, H. Huang, B. Abdul Hussain, Y. D. Lei, F. Wania
The effects of meteorological parameters and diffusive barrier reuse on the sampling rate of a passive air sampler for gaseous mercury
Atmos. Meas. Tech. 2017, 10, 3651-3660
DOI: 10.5194/amt-10-3651-2017

Parajulee, A., Y.-D. Lei, A. Kananathalingam, D.S. McLagan, C.P.J. Mitchell, F. Wania
The transport of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during rainfall and snowmelt in contrasting landscapes
Wat. Res. 2017124, 407-414
DOI 10.1016/j.watres.2017.07.074

Binnington, M.J., Y.D. Lei, L. Pokiak, J. Pokiak, S.K. Ostertag, L.L. Loseto, H.M. Chan, L.W.Y. Yeung, H. Huang, F. Wania
Effects of preparation on nutrient and environmental contaminant levels in Arctic beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) traditional foods
Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts 2017, 19, 1000-1015
DOI: 10.1039/c7em00167c

Wania, F., B. Awonaike, K.-U. Goss
Comment on “Measured saturation vapor pressures of phenolic and nitro-aromatic compounds”
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 7742–7743
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02079

Zhang, L., S. Lyman, H. Mao, C.-J. Lin, D. A. Gay, S. Wang, M. S. Gustin, X. Feng, F. Wania
A synthesis of research needs for improving the understanding of atmospheric mercury cycling
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 9133-9144.
DOI: 10.5194/acp-17-9133-2017

McLagan, D.S., H. Huang, Y.D. Lei, F. Wania, C.P.J. Mitchell
Application of sodium carbonate prevents sulphur poisoning of catalysts in automated total mercury analysis
Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy 2017, 133, 60-62
DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2017.04.014

Gong, P., X. Wang, X. Liu, F. Wania
Field calibration of XAD-based passive air sampler on the Tibetan Plateau: wind influence and configuration improvement
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 5642–5649
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01029

Li, L., F. Wania
Mechanistic pharmacokinetic modelling of the bioamplification of persistent lipophilic organic pollutants in humans during weight loss
Environ. Sci. Technol. 201751, 5563–5571
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b00055

Parajulee, A., Y.-D. Lei, A.O. de Silva, C.P.J. Mitchell, F. Wania
Assessing the source-to-stream transport of benzotriazoles during rainfall and snowmelt in urban and agricultural watersheds
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 4191-4198
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05638

Li, L., J. Liu, J. Hu, F. Wania
The degradation of fluorotelomer-based polymers contributes to the global occurrence of fluorotelomer alcohol and perfluoroalkyl carboxylates: A combined dynamic substance flow and environmental fate modelling analysis
Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 4461-4470
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04021

Wang, C., T. Yuan, S. A. Wood, K.-U. Goss, J. Li, Q. Ying, F. Wania
Uncertain Henry’s law constants compromise equilibrium partitioning calculations of atmospheric oxidation products
Atmos. Chem. Phys. 2017, 17, 7529-7540
DOI: 10.5194/acp-17-7529-2017

Awonaike, B., C. Wang, K.U. Goss, F. Wania
Quantifying the equilibrium partitioning of substituted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in aerosols and clouds using COSMOtherm
Environ. Sci. Processes Impacts2017, 19, 288-299
DOI: 10.1039/C6EM00636A