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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Phillip M. Gschwend

Superfund Research Program

Phillip M. Gschwend

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Ave, Bldg. 48-415

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Phone: 617-253-1638
Fax: 617-258-8850




  • Jonker MT, van der Heijden SA, Adelman D, Apell JN, Burgess RM, Choi Y, Fernandez LA, Flavetta GM, Ghosh U, Gschwend PM, Hale SE, Jalalizadeh M, Khairy M, Lampi MA, Lao W, Lohmann R, Lydy MJ, Maruya K, Nutile SA, Oen AM, Rakowska MI, Reible DD, Rusina TP, Smedes F, Wu Y. 2018. Advancing the use of passive sampling in risk assessment and management of sediments contaminated with hydrophobic organic chemicals: results of an international ex situ passive sampling interlaboratory comparison. Environ Sci Technol 52:3574-3582. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b05752 PMID:29488382 PMCID:PMC5863099


  • Marrone PA, Gschwend PM, Swallow KC, Peters WA, Tester JW. 1998. Product distribution and reaction pathways for methylene chloride hydrolysis and oxidation under hydrothermal conditions. Journal of Supercritical Fluids 12:239-254.
  • Miller PL, Vasudevan D, Gschwend PM, Roberts AL. 1998. Transformation of hexachloroethane in a sulfidic natural water. Environ Sci Technol 32:1269-1275. doi:10.1021/es970687w
  • Wick LY, Gschwend PM. 1998. By-products of a former phenol manufacturing site in a small lake adjacent to a Superfund site in the Aberjona watershed. Environ Health Perspect 106(supp.4):1069-1074. PMID:9703495
  • Wick LY, Gschwend PM. 1998. Source and chemodynamic behavior of diphenylsulfone, ortho- and para-hydroxybiphenyl in a small lake receiving discharges from an adjacent Superfund site. Environ Sci Technol 32:1319-1328.


  • Gustafsson O, Gschwend PM. 1997. Soot as a strong partition medium for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in aquatic stems. In: Molecular Markers in Environmental Geochemistry. ACS Symposium Series, pp.365-381.
  • Gustafsson O, Haghseta F, Chan C, MacFarlane JK, Gschwend PM. 1997. Quantification of dilute sedimentary soot phase: implications for PAH speciation and bioavailabilty. Environ Sci Technol 31(1):203-209.
  • Holmen BA, Gschwend PM. 1997. Estimating sorption rates of hydrophobic organic compounds in iron oxide- and aluminosilicate clay-coated aquifer sands. Environ Sci Technol 31(1):105-113.
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