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Journal Publications

The following is a citation list of peer reviewed articles generated by BARC members.

  1. Moody RP, J Joncas, M Richardson, S Petrovic and Chu I. 2009. Contaminated Soils (II): In Vitro Dermal Absorption of Nickel (Ni-63) and Mercury (Hg-203) in Human Skin.   J  Toxicol Environ Health, Part A, 72:551-559.
  2. Moody RP, J Joncas, M Richardson, I Chu. 2007. Contaminated soils (1): In vitro dermal absorption of benzo[a]pyrene in human skin.  J. Toxicol Environ Health, Part A, 70: 1858-1865.
  3. Richardson, GM, D.A.  Bright and M. Dodd. 2006.  Do current standards of practice  measure  what is relevant to human exposure at contaminated sites?  II: Oral bioaccessibility of contaminants in soil.  Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 12(3): 606-616.
  4. Welfringer B and Zagury GJ (2009) Evaluation of two in vitro protocols for determination of mercury gastrointestinal bioavailability: influence of mercury fractionation and soil properties,  J.  Environ. Qual., 38, 2237-2244.
  5. Girouard E and Zagury GJ (2009) Arsenic bioaccessibility in CCA-contaminated soils: Influence of soil properties, arsenic fractionation, and particle-size fraction.  Sci. Total Environ. 407, 2576-2585.
  6. Zagury GJ, Bedeaux C, and Welfringer B (2009) Influence of mercury speciation and fractionation on bioaccessibility in soils, Archives of Environ. Contam. Toxicol.  56, 371-379.
  7. Pouschat P and Zagury GJ (2008) Bioaccessibility of Cr and Cu in soils collected near CCA-treated wood poles, Practice Period. Haz. Tox. Radioact. Waste Mngmt. ASCE, 12, 216-223.
  8. Zagury GJ (2007) Comments on "Effect of soil properties on As fractionation and bioaccessibility in cattle and sheep dipping vat sites by D. Sarkar et al."  Environ. International 33, 712-713.
  9. Pouschat P and Zagury GJ (2006) In vitro gastrointestinal bioavailability of arsenic in soils collected near CCA-treated utility poles, Environ. Sci. Technol., 40, 4317-4323.

 

The following is a citation list of peer reviewed articles generated by the Environmental Sciences Group.

Refereed Journals

  1. Koch, I., Reimer, K.J., Bakker, M.I., Basta, N.T., Cave, M.R., Denys, S., Dodd, M., Hale, B.A., Irwin, R., Lowney, Y.W., Moore, M.M., Paquin, V., Rasmussen, P.E., Repaso-Subang, T., Stephenson, G.L., Siciliano, S.D., Wragg, J., Zagury, G.J. Variability of bioaccessibility results using seventeen different methods on a standard reference material, NIST 2710. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, accepted September 2012.
  2. Saunders, J.R., Knopper, L.D., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. 2011. Inclusion of soil arsenic bioaccessibility in ecological risk assessment predicts biological effects. Science of the Total Environment, 412-413, 132–137.
  3. Koch, I., Moriarty, M., Sui, J., Gibson, B., Reimer, K.J. Insolubility of Cr2O3 in bioaccessibility tests points to requirement for a new human oral reference dose for trivalent chromium. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, in press (accepted September 2011).
  4. Moriarty, M., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. 2012. Arsenic speciation, distribution and bioaccessibility in shrews and their food. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 62, 529–538.
  5. Koch, I., Moriarty, M., House, K., Sui, J., Cullen, W.R., Saper, R.B., Reimer, K.J. 2011. Bioaccessibility of lead and arsenic in traditional Indian medicines. Science of the Total Environment, 409, 4545-4552.
  6. Meunier, L., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. 2011. Effects of dissolution kinetics on bioaccessible arsenic from tailings and soils. Chemosphere, 84, 1378-1385.
  7. Meunier, L., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. 2011. Effects of organic carbon and ageing on arsenic bioaccessibility. Environmental Pollution, 159, 2530-2536.
  8. Meunier, L., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. 2011. Effect of Particle Size on Arsenic Bioaccessibility in Gold Mine Tailings of Nova Scotia. Science of the Total Environment, 409, 2233-2243.
  9. Meunier, L., Walker, S.W., Wragg, J., Parsons, M.B., Koch, I., Jamieson H.E., Reimer, K.J. 2010. Effects of soil composition and mineralogy on the bioaccessibility of arsenic from tailings and soil in gold mine distracts of Nova Scotia. Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 2667-2674.
  10. Meunier, L., Wragg, J., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. 2010. Method variables affecting the bioaccessibility of arsenic in soil. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A., 45, 517-526.
  11. Aposhian, M.M., Koch, I., Avram, M.D., Chowdhury, U.K., Smith, P.G., Aposhian, H.V., Reimer, K.J. 2009. Arsenic in Ironite fertilizer: The absorption by hamsters and the chemical form. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 91 (6), 1115–1124.
  12. Williams, G., West, J.M., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J., Snow, E.T. 2009. Arsenic speciation in the freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor Clark. Science of the Total Environment, 407, 2650-2658.
  13. Ollson, C., Koch, I., Smith, P., Knopper, L.D., and Reimer, K.J. 2009. Addressing arsenic bioaccessibility in ecological risk assessment: A novel approach to avoid overestimating risk. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28(3), 668-675.
  14. Koch, I., McPherson, K., Smith, P., Easton, L., Doe, K.G., Reimer, K.J. 2007. Arsenic bioaccessibility and speciation in clams and seaweed from a contaminated marine environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 54, 586–594.
  15. Koch, I., Sylvester, S., Lai, V. W.-M., Owen, A., Reimer, K.J., Cullen, W.R. 2007. Bioaccessibility and excretion of arsenic in Niu Huang Jie Du Pian pills. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 222, 357-364.
  16. Kaufmann, C.A., Bennet, J.R., Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. 2007. Lead bioaccessibility in food web intermediates and the influence on ecological risk assessment. Environmental Science and Technology, 41, 5902-7.
  17. Bennett, J.R., Kaufman, C.A., Koch, I., Sova, J., Reimer, K.J. 2007. Ecological risk assessment of lead contamination at rifle and pistol ranges using techniques to account for site characteristics, Science of the Total Environment, 374, 91-101.
  18. Koch, I., Duso, A., Haug, C., Miskelly, C., Sommerville, M., Smith, P., Reimer, K.J. 2005. Distinguishing between naturally and anthropogenically elevated arsenic at an abandoned Arctic military site. Environmental Forensics, 6, 335-344.
  19. Koch, I., Andrewes, P., Cullen, W.R., Granchinho, S., Hough, C., Lee, E., Mir, K., Mousseau, S., Ollson, C.A., Rutter, A., Reimer, K.J. 2002. Sample extraction for arsenic speciation. Canadian Journal of Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy, 47 (4), 109-118.
 
Books and Book Chapters
  1. Koch, I., Reimer, K.J. “Bioaccessibility Extractions for Contaminant Risk Assessment.” In Comprehensive Sampling and Sample Preparation Volume 3; Pawliszyn, J.; Le, X. C.; Li, X-F.; Lee, H. K.; Eds; Elsevier, Academic Press: Oxford, UK, pp 487–507, 2012. Invited review chapter.
  2. Koch, I., Ollson, C.A., Potten, J., Reimer, K.J. “Arsenic in Vegetables: An Evaluation of Risk from the Consumption of Produce from Residential and Mine Gardens in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada”. In Annual Reviews in Food and Nutrition: Toxic and Pathological Aspects, V.R. Preedy and R. Watson, Eds., London: Taylor & Francis, 2003, pp. 16-40.
  3. Reimer, K.J., Ollson, C.A., Koch, I., “An Approach for Characterizing Arsenic Sources and Risk at Contaminated Sites: Application to Gold Mining Sites in Yellowknife, NWT Canada”. In ACS Symposium Series on Biogeochemistry of Environmentally Important Trace Elements, Y. Cai, Ed., ACS, 2002, pp. 166-180.

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Reimer, K.J., Koch, I., Paquin, V. Bioaccessibility Research Canada (BARC) Approaches to Risk Assessment Including Human Bioavailability of Trace Elements in Contaminated Soils. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements Proceedings, Florence, Italy, July 2011.
  2. Koch, I, Saunders, J., Gibson, B., Reimer, K.J. Bioaccessibility in Ecological Risk Assessment of Trace Elements at Contaminated Sites. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements Proceedings, Florence, Italy, July 2011.
  3. Koch, I., Milley, S., Gibson, B., Paquin, V., Reimer, K.J. Bioaccessibility in human health risk assessment: method development and applications. Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop Proceedings, Montreal, May 2010.
  4. Lord-Hoyle, M., Wragg, J., Koch, I., Knopper, L.D., Ollson, C.A., Reimer, K.J. The advantages of using bioaccessibility measurements in site specific risk assessments. Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop Proceedings, Vancouver, April 2008.
  5. Laing, T., Koch, I., Zeeb, B., Reimer, K., Bertulli, M. Ecological risk assessment at a northern historical site – Fort Conger, Ellesmere Island. Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop Proceedings, Vancouver, April 2008.
  6. Reimer, K.J., Koch, I., Ollson, C. Use of Risk Assessments at Contaminated Sites, Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop Proceedings, Ottawa, March 2006.
  7. Cullen W.R., Reimer, K.J., Koch, I., Ollson, C.A. Arsenic in Yellowknife, Canada. In Arsenic Metallurgy: Fundamentals and Applications, R. G. Reddy, V. R.
  8. Ramachandran Eds, Proceedings of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, TMS Publications, February 2005.

 

Media

  1. Reimer, K.J., Koch, I. 2012. Editorial: Metals and metalloids in complementary and alternative medicines. Maturitas, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.maturitas.2012.05.005
  2. Brookhaven National Laboratory, National Synchrotron Light Source (BNL-NSLS), 2010. Featured Highlight “Assessing the Risk of Arsenic Ingestion with Mineralogy”, NSLS Science Highlights 2010, http://www.nsls.bnl.gov/newsroom/science/2010/09-422.asp, accessed 21 Oct 2010.
  3. Advanced Photon Source (APS), 2010. “Assessing the Risk of Arsenic Ingestion”, APS Science and Research Highlights, December 17, 2010, http://www.aps.anl.gov/Science/Highlights/Content/APS_SCIENCE_20101217B.php