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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Joel D. Blum Ph. D.

Superfund Research Program

Joel D. Blum Ph. D.

University of Michigan
Department of Geological Sciences
2534 C.C. Little Building
425 E. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1063
Phone: 734-615-3242
Fax: 734-763-4690
Email: jdblum@umich.edu

Projects

Hazardous Waste Sites

18 SF sites in State of New Hampshire

  • Dartmouth College: Sources, Transport and Fate of Arsenic in Groundwater

Publications

2016

  • Gustin MS, Evers DC, Bank MS, Hammerschmidt CR, Pierce A, Basu N, Blum JD, Bustamante P, Chen CY, Driscoll CT, Horvat M, Jaffe D, Pacyna J, Pirrone N, Selin NE. 2016. Importance of integration and implementation of emerging and future mercury research into the Minamata Convention. Environ Sci Technol 50(6):2767-2770. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b00573 PMID:26941010
  • Kwon SY, Blum JD, Chen CY, Meattey DE, Mason RP. 2016. Correction to mercury isotope study of sources and exposure pathways of methylmercury in estuarine food webs in the Northeastern US. Environ Sci Technol 50(6):3283. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b00898 PMID:26948851 PMCID:PMC5104410
  • Sunderland EM, Driscoll CT, Hammitt JK, Grandjean P, Evans J, Blum JD, Chen CY, Evers DC, Jaffe D, Mason RP, Goho S, Jacobs W. 2016. Benefits of regulating hazardous air pollutants from coal and oil-fired utilities in the United States. Environ Sci Technol 50(5):2117-2120. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b00239 PMID:26848613

2014

  • Kwon SY, Blum JD, Chen CY, Meattey DE, Mason RP. 2014. Mercury isotope study of sources and exposure pathways of methylmercury in estuarine food webs in the Northeastern US. Environ Sci Technol 48(17):10089-10097. doi:10.1021/es5020554 PMID:25116221 PMCID:PMC4151785

2012

  • Davis JA, Looker RE, Yee D, Marvin-Di Pasquale M, Grenier JL, McKee LJ, Greenfield BK, Brodberg R, Blum JD, Austin CM. 2012. Reducing methylmercury accumulation in the food webs of San Francisco Bay and its local watersheds. Environ Res 119:3-26. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2012.10.002 PMID:23122771 PMCID:PMC4062181

2008

2007

  • Blum JD, Bergquist BA. 2007. Reporting of variations in the natural isotopic composition of mercury. Anal Bioanal Chem 388(2):353-9. PMID:17375289
  • Jeong HY, Klaue B, Blum JD, Hayes KF. 2007. Sorption of mercuric ion by synthetic nanocrystalline mackinawite (FeS). Environ Sci Technol 41(22):7699-7705. PMID:18075077

2005

  • Kennedy BP, Nislow KH, Blum JD, Chamberlain CP, Folt CL. 2005. Comparing naturally occurring stable isotopes of nitrogen, carbon and strontium as markers for juvenile salmon rearing locations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62(1):48-57.
  • Pickhardt PC, Folt CL, Chen CY, Klaue B, Blum JD. 2005. Impacts of zooplankton composition and algal enrichment on the accumulation of mercury in an experimental freshwater food web. Sci Total Environ 339(1-3):89-101. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2004.07.025 PMID:15740761

2004

  • Kennedy BP, Klaue B, Blum JD, Folt CL. 2004. Integrative measures of consumption rates in salmon: expansion and application of a trace element approach. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 41(5):1009-1020.
  • Peters SC, Blum JD, Driscoll CT, Likens GE. 2004. Dissolution of wollastonite during the experimental manipulation of Hubbard Brook Watershed 1. Biogeochemistry 67(3):309-329. doi:10.1023/B:BIOG.0000015787.44175.3f

2003

  • Peters SC, Blum JD. 2003. Iron oxyhydroxide controls on arsenic transport in a bedrock aquifer, New Hampshire. Appl Geochem 18:1773-1787.
  • Utsumomiya S, Peters SC, Blum JD, Ewing RC. 2003. Nanoscale mineralogy of arsenic phases in a region of New Hampshire with elevated As-concentrations in the groundwater. American Mineralogist 88:1844-1852.

2002

  • Karagas MR, Nelson HA, Kelsey KT, Morris S, Blum JD, Tosteson TD, Carey M, Le X. 2002. Urinary Arsenic species in relation to drinking water and toenail arsenic concentrations and genetic polymorphisms in GSTM1 in New Hampshire. Chapter 17 in: Biomarkers of Environmentally Associated Disease: Technologies, Concepts, and Perspectives. CRC Press Company, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Karagas MR, Nelson HA, Kelsey KT, Morris S, Blum JD, Tosteson TD, Carey M, Le X. 2002. Urinary arsenic species in relation to drinking water and toenail arsenic concentrations and genetic polymorphisms in GSTM1 in New Hampshire. Proceedings in Nucleic Research 17:251-261.
  • Kennedy BP, Klaue A, Blum JD, Folt CL, Nislow KH. 2002. Reconstructing the lives of fish using Sr isotopes in otoliths. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59(6):925-929.
  • Pickhardt PC, Folt CL, Chen CY, Klaue B, Blum JD. 2002. Algal blooms reduce the uptake of toxic methylmercury in freshwater food webs. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99(7):4419-4423. doi:10.1073/pnas.072531099 PMID:11904388 PMCID:PMC123663

2001

  • Karagas MR, Le X, Morris S, Blum JD, Lu X, Spate VL, Carey M, Stannard V, Klaue B, Tosteson TD. 2001. Markers of low level arsenic exposure for evaluating human cancer risks in a US population. Int J Occup Med Environ Health 14(2):171-175. PMID:11548067
  • Lauretta DS, Klaue B, Blum JD, Buseck PR. 2001. Mercury abundances and isotopic composition in the Murchison (CM) and Allende (CV) carbonaceous chondrites. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 65(16):2807-2818.

2000

  • Chen CY, Stemberger RS, Klaue B, Blum JD, Pickhardt PC, Folt CL. 2000. Accumulation of heavy metals in food web components across a gradient of lakes. Limnology and Oceanography 45(7):1525-1536.
  • Karagas MR, Tosteson TD, Blum JD, Klaue B, Weiss JE, Stannard V, Spate VL, Morris J. 2000. Measurement of low levels of arsenic exposure: a comparison of water and toenail concentrations. Am J Epidemiol 152(1):84-90. PMID:10901333
  • Kennedy BP, Blum JD, Folt CL, Nislow K. 2000. Using natural strontium isotopic signatures as fish markers: methodology and application. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57(11):2280-2292.
  • Klaue B, Kesler SE, Blum JD. 2000. Investigation of natural fractionation of stable mercury isotopes by multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment. Ann Arbor, MI. pp.1101.
  • Peters SC, Blum JD. 2000. Arsenic in groundwater systems of New Hampshire. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment. Ann Arbor, MI. pp.1338.

1999

  • Klaue B, Blum JD. 1999. Trace analysis of arsenic in drinking water by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: high resolution versus hydride generation. Anal Chem 71(7):1408-1414. PMID:10204040
  • Peters SC, Blum JD, Klaue B, Karagas MR. 1999. Arsenic occurrence in New Hampshire drinking water. Environ Sci Technol 33(9):1328-1333.

1998

  • Harrington RR, Kennedy BP, Chamberlain CP, Blum JD, Folt CL. 1998. 15N enrichment in agricultural catchments: filed patterns and applications to tracking Atlantic Salmon. Chemical Geology 147:281-294.
  • Karagas MR, Tosteson TD, Blum JD, Morris J, Baron JA, Klaue B. 1998. Design of an epidemiological study of drinking water arsenic exposure and cancer risk in a US population. Environ Health Perspect 106Suppl.4:1047-1050.

1997

  • Kennedy BP, Folt CL, Blum JD, Chamberlain CP. 1997. Natural isotope markers in salmon. Nature 387:766-767.
  • Kennedy BP, Folt CL, Blum JD, Chamberlain CP. 1997. Tracing rearing tributaries of migrating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) using Sr isotopes. Nature 387:766.
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