Research for the Environment


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Gerrit Schüürmann
Albrecht Paschke (see also ResearcherID and ORCID)
Ralph Kühne (see also ResearcherID and ORCID)

Recent Publications


Brack W, Altenburger R, Schüürmann G, Krauss M, López Herráez D, van Gils J, Slobodnik J, Munthe J, Gawlik BM, van Wezel A, Schriks M, Hollender J, Tollefsen KE, Mekenyan O, Dimitrov S, Bunke D, Cousins I, Posthuma L, Van den Brink PJ, López de Alda M, Barceló D, Faust M, Kortenkamp A, Scrimshaw M, Ignatova S, Engelen G, Massmann G, Lemkine G, Teodorovic I, Walz KH, Dulio V, Jonker MTO, Jäger F, Chipman K, Falciani F, Liska I, Rooke D, Zhang X, Hollert H, Vrana B, Hilscherova K, Kramer K, Neumann S, Hammerbacher R, Backhaus T, Mack J, Segner H, Escher B, de Aragão Umbuzeiro G 2015. The SOLUTIONS project: Challenges and responses for present and future emerging pollutants in land and water resources management. Sci. Total Environ. 503–504: 22-31.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.05.143

Ji L, Schüürmann G 2015. Computational biotransformation profile of paracetamol catalyzed by cytochrome P450. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 28: 585–596.
DOI: 10.1021/tx5003645

Petersen J, Paschke A, Gunold R, Schüürmann G 2015. Calibration of Chemcatcher® passive sampler for selected highly hydrophobic organic substances under fresh and sea water conditions. Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol. 1: 218-226.
DOI: 10.1039/C4EW00043A

Poerschmann J, Schultze-Nobre L, Ebert R-U, Górecki T 2015. Identification of oxidative coupling products of xylenols arising from laboratory-scale phytoremediation. Chemosphere. 119: 184-189.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.06.004

Rovida C, Alépée N, Api AM, Basketter DA, Bois FY, Caloni F, Corsini E, Daneshian M, Eskes C, Ezendam J, Fuchs H, Hayden P, Hegele-Hartung C, Hoffmann S, Hubesch B, Jacobs MN, Jaworska J, Kleensang A, Kleinstreuer N, Lalko J, Landsiedel R, Lebreux F, Luechtefeld T, Locatelli M, Mehling A, Natsch A, Pitchford JW, Prater D, Prieto P, Schepky A, Schüürmann G, Smirnova L, Toole C, van Vliet E, Weisensee D, Hartung T 2015. t4 Report. Integrated Testing Strategies (ITS) for safety assessment. ALTEX 32 (1): 25-40.
DOI: 10.14573/altex.1411011

Schäfer S, Buchmeier G, Claus E, Duester L, Heininger P, Körner A, Mayer P, Paschke A, Rauert C, Reifferscheid G, Rüdel H, Schlechtriem C, Schröter-Kermani C, Schudoma D, Smedes F, Steffen D, Vietoris F 2015. Bioaccumulation in aquatic systems: methodological approaches, monitoring and assessment. Environmental Sciences Europe. 27: 5.
DOI: 10.1186/s12302-014-0036-z

Wilks MF, Roth N, Aicher L, Faust M, Papadaki P, Marchis A, Calliera M, Ginebreda A, Andres S, Kühne R, Schüürmann G 2015. White paper on the promotion of an integrated risk assessment concept in European regulatory frameworks for chemicals. Sci. Total Environ. 521-522: 211-218.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.065
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Caicedo VP, Rahman KZ, Kuschk P, Blumberg M, Paschke A, Janzen W, Schüürmann G 2014. Comparison of heavy metal content in two sludge drying reed beds of different age. Ecol. Eng. 74: 48-55.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.10.025

Fenclová D, Blahut A, Vrbka P, Dohnal V, Böhme A 2014. Temperature dependence of limiting activity coefficients, Henry’s law constants, and related infinite dilution properties of C4–C6 isomeric n-alkyl ethanoates/ethyl n-alkanoates in water. Measurement, critical compilation, correlation, and recommended data. Fluid Phase Equilibr. 375: 347-359.
DOI: 10.1016/j.fluid.2014.05.023

Guénard G, von der Ohe PC, Walker SC, Lek S, Legendre P 2014. Using phylogenetic information and chemical properties to predict species tolerances to pesticides. P. Roy. Soc. B-Biol. Sci. 281 (1789): 20133239.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3239

Lombardo A, Roncaglioni A, Benfenati E, Nendza M, Segner H, Fernández A, Kühne R, Franco A, Pauné E, Schüürmann G 2014. Integrated testing strategy (ITS) for bioaccumulation assessment under REACH. Environ. Int. 69: 40-50.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2014.04.005

Lombardo A, Roncaglioni A, Benfenati E, Nendza M, Segner H, Jeram S, Pauné E, Schüürmann G 2014. Optimizing the aquatic toxicity assessment under REACH through an integrated testing strategy (ITS). Environ. Res. 135: 156-164.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.09.002

Malaj E, von der Ohe PC, Grote M, Kühne R, Mondy C, Usseglio-Polatera P, Brack W, Schäfer RB 2014. Organic chemicals jeopardise freshwater ecosystems health on the continental scale. P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 111: 9549–9554.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1321082111

Ren W, Teng Y, Zhou Q, Paschke A, Schüürmann G 2014. Sorption of chlorimuron-ethyl on montmorillonite clays: effects of exchangeable cations, pH, and ionic strength. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 21: 11587–11597.
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3139-6

Ulrich N, Mühlenberg J, Schüürmann G, Brack W 2014. Linear solvation energy relationships as classifier in non-target analysis – An approach for isocratic liquid chromatography. J. Chromatogr. A. 1324: 96-103.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2013.11.023

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Newest Publications

Ji et al. 2015. Computational biotransformation profile of paracetamol ...
Chem. Res. Toxicol.

Wilks et al. 2015. White paper on the promotion of an integrated risk assessment concept ...
Sci. Total Environ.

Petersen et al. 2015. Calibration of Chemcatcher® passive sampler ...
Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol.

Rovida et al. 2015. Integrated Testing Strategies (ITS) for safety assessment

Schäfer et al. 2015. Bioaccumulation in aquatic systems ...
Environmental Sciences Europe.

Brack et al. 2014. The SOLUTIONS project ...
Sci. Total Environ.

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