Co-Editors in Chief
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza, Italy
Fudan University, Shanghai, China
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Firenze, Italy
Plant ecophysiology Effects of pollutants (ozone, UV-B, metals, acidic deposition, and surfactants)and climate change (drought, frost) on forests and trees (gas exchange, water relations, cuticles, roots, ectomycorrhizas, growth and pollen)
Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Media / Habitats: drinking water, water quality, water pollution, rivers, lakes, sediments, watersheds, soils, exposure assessment, human health effects, biomarkers, bioindicators, dietary exposure, food contamination, food safety Human Health Effects: pesticides, endocrine disruptors, pharmaceutical residues, organics, analytical, surveys
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Bellaterra, Spain
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Universiteit Gent, Gent, Belgium
Heavy metals, trace element biogeochemistry, dredged materials, soil and sediment remediation, phytoremediation
University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
CONICET-Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Jésus Ramon Aboal Viñas
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
biomonitoring, moss biomonitoring, raptor biomonitoring, heavy metal contamination, cellular localization of metals, hydrological fluxes of forest canopies.
Università degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy
environmental biogeochemistry, active and passive biomonitoring of persistent contaminants in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
EMBRAPA Brazil, Corumbá, Brazil
expertise in sustainable development, particularly in the following areas: environmental services, ecology and biogeochemistry of ecosystems and agroecosystems, bioenergy, biofuels, biochar, remote sensing, and electron microscopy applied to nanotechnology, electronics and automation, climate change adaptation and mitigation of greenhouse gases emissions.
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Geoecology, sediment cores, mercury, trace metals
Cristina M. Branquinho
Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
air quality, water quality, forests, ecological effects, bioavailability, bioindicators, PAHs, Dioxin, nutrients, copper, natural, anthropogenic, diffuse, apportionment, bioremediation, restoration, climate change, eutrophication, desertification, deforestation, monitoring, sequential extraction, remote sensing, moss biomonitoring, lichens, tree rings (dendrochronology), historical monitoring, Africa, Western Europe, Mediterranean region, South America
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Québec, Quebec, Canada
Development of finished products (formulations) of wastewater and wastewater sludge based value-added bioproducts, such as enzymes, organic acids, platform chemicals, biocontrol agents, biopesticides, butanol and biohydrogen
Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
Water Quality, Environmental and Aquatic Eco- Toxicology, Risk and Hazard Assessment, Comparative Pharmacology and Toxicology, Environmental Public Health, Harmful Algal Blooms, Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Urban and Aquatic Ecology, Water Reuse.
University of Cassino, Cassino (FR), Italy
10.020: air pollution, 10.030: air quality, 10.040: indoor air pollution, 70.040: clean technologies, 80.050: incineration
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
Air pollution and global climate effects to terrestrial ecosystems; native plant community responses (shifts in diversity) to air pollutants and global climate change; plant-stress-air pollution/global climate change interactions; urban ecology and ecosystem services
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Universidade Dos Açores, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Hydrogeology, Volcanology, Natural Hazards, Water Resources Management, Environmental Geology.
Guido Del Moro
National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Bari, Italy
novel processes for wastewater treatment, aerobic granular biomass technologies, integration of chemical oxidation and biological processes for industrial wastewater, advanced oxidation processes, electro-degradation processes, wastewater treatment modelling
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Avian toxicology; wildlife toxicology; utilizing molecular and physiological tools in ecotoxicology; long-term effects of early developmental exposure; neurological and behavioral effects of contaminants; flame retardants, pesticides, dioxin-like compounds, methylmercury.
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
air pollution, air quality, water pollution, rivers, ecological effects, bioavailability, bioindicators, aquatic toxicology, heavy metals, biomagnification, bioaccumulation, surveys, moss, biomonitoring, Western Europe
Université de Liège, Liège (Sart-Tilman), Belgium
exposure assessment, dietary exposure, food contamination, Human Health Effects, POPs, VOC, PCBs, Dioxin, analytical, measurement methods
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
Applications of spectroscopy techniques in environmental chemistry; phytoremediation, novel methods for the bioproduction of nanoparticles, development of analytical methods to detect nanomaterials, study of the fate of nanoparticles in the environment, and applications of nanotechnology to clean water among others
Imperial College London, London, UK
noise and air pollution exposure assessment, air pollution monitoring, dispersion modelling, land use regression modelling, geographical information systems, geo-statistical techniques (Kriging etc.), spatial analysis of environmental and health data. More broadly: geographical studies of environment and health, health risk assessments.
New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), Albany, New York, USA
My research interests: (1) biomonitoring organic chemicals in human body, such as phthalates, PAHs, organophosphate pesticide and environmental phenols; (2) monitoring organic pollutants in environment, e.g., persistent organic pollutants; (3) Analytical method development for novel organic contaminants in various environmental matrix. Recently, I am working on Exposome to women with fertility problems.
Neil S. Harris
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Expertise: cadmium, micronutrients, membrane transporters, trace metal uptake and translocation in plants
Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
exposure assessment, air pollution modeling, environmental epidemiology
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Pacific Northwest Forest Inventory and Analysis (PNW-FIA), Portland, Oregon, USA
My greatest expertise is in using lichen community composition for monitoring and quantifying nitrogen pollutants. But I also work with lichen/moss tissue assays (for N, S, metals, PAHs), landscape-scale community-based gradient modeling more generally, and biomass modeling for ground-dwelling non-vascular communities in boreal and tundra systems.
European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Ispra (VA), Italy
expertise on the occurrence, fate and source identification of organic contaminants (especially PCBs, PBDEs, PAHs and VOCs) in all environmental compartments.
Mary Beth Kirkham
Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
soil-plant-water relations; drought stress; elevated carbon dioxide; uptake of heavy metals by plants
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
ecological effects, bacteria, microorganisms, wastewater, nutrients, eutrophication
University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland
Air pollution quality and human health; Contaminant (bio)monitoring and assessment; Ecotoxicology and risk assessment; Environmental management and policy; Human health risk assessment and management; Waste and water treatment
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
Air quality and health; Airborne ultrafine and nanoparticles; Exposure assessment; Low-cost pollution sensing; Exhaust and non-exhaust emissions; Air pollution control; Grey-grey infrastructure interactions; Indoor air quality; Dispersion modelling; Urban nexus; Future cities/megacities
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Emerging Contaminants, Organic Pollutants, Transformation Products, Environmental fate, Sample preparation and analysis, Advanced mass spectrometry techniques, Environmental monitoring and risk assessment, water quality, Treatment processes for water and wastewaters
Göteborgs Universitet, Göteborg, Sweden
aquatic toxicology, pharmaceutical residues
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Environmental toxicology, Environmental chemistry, Environmental remediation, nanomaterials, and Chemical risk assessment
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Organics, monitoring, human health, ecotoxicology
National Water Research Institute (NWRI), Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Environmental chemistry, biogeochemistry, bioaccumulation, persistent organic pollutants, chemicals of emerging concern, chemical inventories, mercury, polycyclic aromatic compounds, Arctic, marine mammals, fish
Howard S. Neufeld
Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA
1. Over 25 years of research on the effects of ozone on plants 2. Research on the role of anthocyanins in vegetative tissues in plants 3. Climate change impacts on plants in the southern Appalachian mountains 4. My technical expertise resides in measuring plant gas exchange and plant water relations, using the Li-Cor 6400 gas exchange system, a Sperry hydraulic conductivity apparatus and Scholander pressure chamber, as well as a variety of other instrumentation (including leaf fluorescence meter) to monitor plant responses to environmental stresses.
Huu Hao Ngo
University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
water and wastewater treatment and reuse technologies, alternative water resources, water management and impact assessment, solid waste management, specific green technologies: water – waste – energy nexus and greenhouse gas emission control and minimisation.
Peking University, Shenzhen, China
His research interests focus on the environmental behavior and fate, human exposure and health risk of organic pollutants. My research interests focus on the environmental behavior and fate, human exposure and health risk of organic pollutants. My personal keywords: organic pollutants (persistent organic pollutants and environmental molecular markers); environmental model (process and impact); human exposure and health risk.
University of Belgrade, Beograd, Serbia
hydrobiology, aquatic macroinvertebrates, freshwater mollusks, invasive aquatic species, feeding of benthivorous fish, functional analyses of aquatic ecosystems, relation of aquatic biota and environmental variables, bio-monitoring in freshwater, genotoxicological investigations on aquatic organisms and microbiology of freshwaters.
Alexandre R. Péry
AgroParisTech, Paris, France
Toxicokinetic modelling; Toxicodynamic modelling; Ecotoxicology; Mixtures; Integrated risk assessment
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Air Quality, Particulate matter, Heavy metals, source apportionment, air quality policy
Norges geologiske undersokelse - NGU, Trondheim, Norway
Geochemistry, Environmental Geochemistry, Biogeochemistry, Hydrogeochemistry, Regional Geochemistry, Geochemical mapping, Critical Zone Research, Soil chemistry
Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography, mass spectrometry, Quality Control / Quality Assurance, Environmental Analysis.
IRNASA, CSIC, Salamanca, Spain
Pesticides, soil, water, organic amendments; Adsorption, desorption, degradation, mobility; Soil and water contamination by pesticides and emerging pollutants; Behaviour of pesticides in soils; Influence of organic amendments
Ralf Bernhard Schäfer
Universität Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany
water quality, water pollution, rivers, ecological effects, sensitive populations, susceptibility to pollutants, cumulative effects, aquatic toxicology, PAHs, pesticides, microorganisms, anthropogenic, diffuse, non-point, climate change, geographic information system (GIS), modeling, monitoring, Western Europe, Australasia
California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA
Bioanalytics, POPS, human health
Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
Environmental fate of emerging organic pollutants; Effect directed analysis based on instrumental analysis and bioassays
Luis Felipe Silva Oliveira
Canoas, RS - Brazil
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Relationships Between the Environment and Health. Contaminant Fate and Transport. Microbial Contaminants in the Environment and Their Transmission Pathways. Oceans and Human Health. Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Heavy Metals including those from pressure treated wood. Environmental Hydrology.
Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
- Biomagnification of major and minor elements along the sequential trophic levels of the marine biosphere. - Bioavailability of metallic pollutants to benthic organisms as potential biomonitors in relation to the adjacent sediments and sea water. - Chemometric evaluation of the distribution of essential, toxic elements and other pollutants in the marine ecosystems. - Evaluation of chemical elements relationships in their horizontal and vertical distribution in the marine sediments. . - Chemometric evaluation of marine organisms as potential biomonitors of chemical pollution of the aquatic ecosystems worldwide.
Richard Van Curen
University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
Aerosol Science, atmospheric pollution, climate science, atmospheric modeling
Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Ecosystem biogeochemistry; ecological impact of trace metals; ecosystem acidification; air pollution impacts on ecosystems