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Superfund Research Program

Celia Y. Chen

Dartmouth College
Department of Biological Sciences
Class of 78 Life Sciences Center, Room 126
Hanover, NH 03755-3576
Phone: 603-646-2376
Fax: 603-646-1347
Email:

Projects

Research Briefs

Superfund Sites

Berry's Creek

  • Dartmouth College: Methylmercury Production and Fate in Response to Multiple Environmental Factors

Callahan Mine

  • Dartmouth College: Methylmercury Production and Fate in Response to Multiple Environmental Factors
  • Dartmouth College: Research Translation Core

Chlor-Alkali Facility (Former)

  • Dartmouth College: Methylmercury Production and Fate in Response to Multiple Environmental Factors

Elizabeth Mine

  • Dartmouth College: Methylmercury Production and Fate in Response to Multiple Environmental Factors

Former Jo Whiten Co.

  • Dartmouth College: Variation in Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification of Metals in Lakes throughout the Northeastern Region of the U.S.A.

George Lay Property

  • Dartmouth College: Variation in Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification of Metals in Lakes throughout the Northeastern Region of the U.S.A.

Publications

2014
  • Chen, Celia Y., Mark Borsuk, Deenie M. Bugge, Terill A. Hollweg, Prentiss H. Balcom, Darren M. Ward, Jason Williams, and Robert P. Mason. 2014. Benthic and pelagic pathways of methylmercury bioaccumulation in estuarine food webs of the Northeast United States. PLoS ONE.   9:e89305. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089305  
  • Shaw, Joseph R., Thomas H. Hampton, S. Tugendreich, B.L. King, A. Whitehead, F. Galvez, R.S. Gross, N. Keith, E.G. Notch, Dawoon Jung, Stephen P. Glaholt, John K. Colbourne, Celia Y. Chen, and Bruce A. Stanton. 2014. Natural selection reduces gene expression variation for development of environment-specific morphologies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).   (in press)
  • Taylor, Vivien F., Deenie M. Bugge, Brian P. Jackson, and Celia Y. Chen. 2014. Pathways of CH3Hg and Hg ingestion in benthic organisms: An enriched isotope approach. Environmental Science & Technology.   48(9):5058-5065. doi:10.1021/es404159k  
2013
  • Broadley, Hannah J., Kate L. Buckman, Deenie M. Bugge, and Celia Y. Chen. 2013. Spatial variability of metal bioaccumulation in estuarine killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) at the Callahan mine superfund site, Brooksville, ME. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.   65(4):765-778. doi:10.1007/s00244-013-9952-y  
  • Dijkstra, Jennifer A., Kate L. Buckman, Darren Ward, David W. Evans, Michele Dionne, and Celia Y. Chen. 2013. Experimental and natural warming elevates mercury concentrations in estuarine fish. PLoS ONE.   8(3):e58401. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058401  
  • Mason, Robert P., Prentiss Balcolm, Terill A. Hollweg, Celia Y. Chen, and Amina T. Schartup. 2013. Methylmercury production in pristine and anthropogenically impacted sediments. Environmental Science & Technology.   47:695-700.
2012
  • Brooks, Robert T., Susan L. Eggert, Keith H. Nislow, Randall K. Kolka, Celia Y. Chen, and Darren M. Ward. 2012. Preliminary assessment of mercury accumulation in Massachusetts and Minnesota seasonal forest pools. Wetlands.   32:653-663. doi:10.1007/s13157-012-0298-4  
  • Chen, Celia Y. 2012. Methylmercury Effects and Exposures: Who is at Risk?. Environmental Health Perspectives. 120:A224-5. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205357  
  • Chen, Celia Y., Charles T. Driscoll, Kathleen F. Lambert, Robert P. Mason, Laurie R. Rardin, Nancy Serrell, and Elsie M. Sunderland. 2012. Marine mercury fate: From sources to seafood consumers. Environmental Research.   119:1-2. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2012.10.001  
  • Chen, Celia Y., Neil C. Kamman, James Shanley, Ann Chalmers, Brian P. Jackson, Vivien F. Taylor, Eric Smeltzer, Pete Stangel, Angela Shambaugh, and Eric K. Miller. 2012. Mercury in the pelagic food web of Lake Champlain. Ecotoxicology. 21(3):705-718. doi:10.1007/s10646-011-0829-4  
  • Chen, Celia Y., Neil C. Kamman, Jason J. Williams, Deenie M. Bugge, Vivien F. Taylor, Brian P. Jackson, and Eric K. Miller. 2012. Spatial and temporal variation in mercury bioaccumulation by zooplankton in Lake Champlain (North America). Environmental Pollution.   161:343-349. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2011.08.048  
  • Driscoll, Charles T., Celia Y. Chen, Chad R. Hammerschmidt, Robert P. Mason, Cynthia C. Gilmour, Elsie M. Sunderland, Ben K. Greenfield, Kate L. Buckman, and Carl H. Lamborg. 2012. Nutrient supply and mercury dynamics in marine ecosystems: A conceptual model. Environmental Research.   119:118-131. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2012.05.002  
  • Glaholt, Stephen P., Celia Y. Chen, Eugene Demidenko, Deenie M. Bugge, Carol L. Folt, and Joseph R. Shaw. 2012. Adaptive iterative design (AID): A novel approach for evaluating the interactive effects of multiple stressors on aquatic organisms. Science of the Total Environment.   432:57-64. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.05.074  
  • Jackson, Brian P., Deenie M. Bugge, James F. Ranville, and Celia Y. Chen. 2012. Bioavailability, toxicity, and bioaccumulation of quantum dot nanoparticles to the amphipod Leptocheirus plumulosus. Environmental Science & Technology.   46(10):5550–5556. doi:10.1021/es202864r  
  • Karagas, Margaret R., Elsie M. Sunderland, Aria Amirbahman, Neil M. Burgess, John Dalziel, Gareth Harding, Stephen H. Jones, Elizabeth Kamai, Xun Shi, and Celia Y. Chen. 2012. Mercury sources and fate in the Gulf of Maine. Environmental Research.   119:27-41. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2012.03.011  
2011
2010
2009
  • Chen, Celia Y. 2009. China's mercury problem: A sleeping giant?. China Environment Series 10 (2008/2009). 57-62.
  • Chen, Celia Y. and Bruce A. Wilcox. 2009. Ecotoxicology of methylmercury: A transdisciplinary challenge. EcoHealth.   5(4):393-395. doi:10.1007/s10393-009-0214-4  
  • Chen, Celia Y., Michele Dionne, Brandon M. Mayes, D.M. Ward, Stefan Sturup, and Brian P. Jackson. 2009. Mercury bioavailability and bioaccumulation in estuarine food webs in the Gulf of Maine. Environmental Science & Technology.   43(6):1804-1810. doi:10.1021/es8017122  
2008
2007
  • Driscoll, Charles T., Young-Ji Han, Celia Y. Chen, David C. Evers, Kathleen F. Lambert, Thomas M. Holsen, Neil C. Kamman, and Ronald K. Munson. 2007. Mercury contamination in forest and freshwater ecosystems in the Northeastern United States. Bioscience.   57(1):17-28. doi:10.1641/B570106  
  • Evers, David C., Young-Ji Han, Charles T. Driscoll, Neil C. Kamman, M Wing Goodale, Kathleen F. Lambert, Thomas M. Holsen, Celia Y. Chen, Thomas A. Clair, and Thomas Butler. 2007. Biological mercury hotspots in the Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada. Bioscience.   57(1):29-43. doi:10.1641/b570107  
  • Karimi, Roxanne, Celia Y. Chen, Paul C. Pickhardt, Nicholas S. Fisher, and Carol L. Folt. 2007. Stoichiometric controls of mercury dilution by growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).   104(18):7477-7482. doi:10.1073/pnas.0611261104  
2006
2005
  • Chen, Celia Y. and Carol L. Folt. 2005. High plankton abundance reduces trophic transfer of mercury. SETAC News.  
  • Chen, Celia Y. and Carol L. Folt. 2005. High plankton densities reduce mercury biomagnification. Environmental Science & Technology.   39(1):115-121. doi:10.1021/es0403007  
  • Chen, Celia Y., Richard S. Stemberger, Neil C. Kamman, Brandon M. Mayes, and Carol L. Folt. 2005. Patterns of Hg bioaccumulation and transfer in aquatic food webs across multi-lake studies in the northeast US. Ecotoxicology. 14(1-2):135-147. doi:10.1007/s10646-004-6265-y  
  • Pickhardt, Paul C., Carol L. Folt, Celia Y. Chen, Bjoern Klaue, and Joel D. Blum. 2005. Impacts of zooplankton composition and algal enrichment on the accumulation of mercury in an experimental freshwater food web. Science of the Total Environment.   339(1-3):89-101. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2004.07.025  
  • Sturup, Stefan, Celia Y. Chen, James Jukosky, and Carol L. Folt. 2005. Isotope dilution quantification of 200Hg2+ and CH3 201Hg+ enriched species-specific tracers in aquatic systems by cold vapor ICPMS and algebraic de-convoluting. Journal of Mass Spectrometry.   242(2-3):225-231.
2004
  • Chen, Celia Y., K.M. Hathaway, and Carol L. Folt. 2004. Multiple stress effects of Vision herbicide, pH and food on zooplankton an larval amphibian species from forest wetlands. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.   23(4):823-831.
2002
  • Chen, Celia Y. and Carol L. Folt. 2002. Ecophysiological Responses to warming events by two sympatric zooplankton species. Journal of Plankton Research.   24(6):579-589.
  • Folt, Carol L., Celia Y. Chen, and Paul C. Pickhardt. 2002. Using plankton food web variables as indicators for the accumulation of toxic metals in fish. In: Technology-Driven Biomarkers And Their Application To Environmentally Associated Disease. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL.
  • Pickhardt, Paul C., Carol L. Folt, Celia Y. Chen, Bjoern Klaue, and Joel D. Blum. 2002. Algal blooms reduce the uptake of toxic methylmercury in freshwater food webs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).   99(7):4419-4423.
2001
  • Korrick, Susan A., Celia Y. Chen, A.I. Damokosh, J. Ni, Xia Liu, B H Simon Cho, Larisa M. Altshul, Louise M. Ryan, and Xi-Ping Xu. 2001. Association of DDT with spontaneous abortion: a case-control study. Annals of Epidemiology.   11(7):491-496.
  • Sillett, K.S., Celia Y. Chen, Carol L. Folt, and Joshua W. Hamilton. 2001. Using differential display RT-PCR to identify cadmium responsive genes in Daphnia pulex. In: Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), November 11-15, 2001. Baltimore, MD.
2000
  • Chen, Celia Y. and Carol L. Folt. 2000. Bioaccumulation and diminution of arsenic and lead in a freshwater food web. Environmental Science & Technology.   34(18):3878-3884.
  • Chen, Celia Y., Richard S. Stemberger, Bjoern Klaue, Joel D. Blum, Paul C. Pickhardt, and Carol L. Folt. 2000. Accumulation of heavy metals in food web components across a gradient of lakes. Limnology and Oceanography.   45(7):1525-1536.
  • Korrick, Susan A., A.I. Damokosh, Celia Y. Chen, B H Simon Cho, Larisa M. Altshul, and Xi-Ping Xu. 2000. Serum DDT and DDE levels and spontaneous abortion. Epidemiology.   151:S24.
1999
  • Chen, Celia Y., Bhasker S. Ballapragada, Jaakko A. Puhakka, Stuart E. Strand, and John Ferguson. 1999. Anaerobic transformation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane by municipal digester sludge. Biodegradation.   10(4):297-305.
  • Chen, Celia Y., K.S. Sillett, Carol L. Folt, S. Whittemore, and Aaron Barchowsky. 1999. Molecular and demographic measures of arsenic stress in D. pulex. Hydrobiologia. 410:229-238.
  • Folt, Carol L., Celia Y. Chen, Marianne V. Moore, and J. Burnaford. 1999. Synergism and Antagonism Among Multiple Stressors. Limnology and Oceanography.   44(3):864-877.
1998
1997
  • Chen, Celia Y. and Carol L. Folt. 1997. The potential for hybridization in freshwater copepods. Oecologia.   111:557-564.
  • Moore, Marianne V., Michael L. Pace, John R. Mather, Peter S. Murdoch, Robert W. Howarth, Carol L. Folt, Celia Y. Chen, Harold F. Hemond, Patricia A. Flebbe, and Charles T. Driscoll. 1997. Potential effects of climate change on freshwater ecosystems of the New England/Mid-Atlantic region. Hydrological Processes. 11:925-947.
1996
  • Chen, Celia Y., Jaakko A. Puhakka, and John Ferguson. 1996. Transformations of 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane under methanogenic conditions. Environmental Science & Technology.   30(2):542-547.