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Person Details: Scott N. Spak

Superfund Research Program

Scott N. Spak

University of Iowa
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning
345 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Phone: 319-335-0037




  • Chakraborty P, Gadhavi H, Prithiviraj B, Mukhopadhyay M, Khuman SN, Nakamura M, Spak SN. 2021. Passive air sampling of PCDD/Fs, PCBs, PAEs, DEHA, and PAHs from informal electronic waste recycling and allied sectors in Indian megacities. Environ Sci Technol 55:9469-9478. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c01460 PMID:34029059 PMCID:PMC8476098


  • Herkert N, Spak SN, Smith A, Schuster JK, Harner T, Martinez A, Hornbuckle KC. 2018. Calibration and evaluation of PUF-PAS sampling rates across the Global Atmospheric Passive Sampling (GAPS) network. Environ Sci Process Impacts 20(1):210-219. doi:10.1039/c7em00360a PMID:29094747 PMCID:PMC5783774


  • Martinez A, Spak SN, Petrich NT, Hu D, Carmichael G, Hornbuckle KC. 2015. Atmospheric dispersion of PCB from a contaminated Lake Michigan harbor. Atmos Environ (1994) 122:791-798. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.040 PMID:26594127 PMCID:PMC4649934
  • Peverly A, Ma Y, Vinier M, Rodenburg ZL, Spak SN, Hornbuckle KC, Hites RA. 2015. Variations of flame retardant, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, and pesticide concentrations in Chicago's atmosphere measured using passive sampling. Environ Sci Technol 49(9):5371-5379. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b00216 PMID:25874663
  • Shanahan CE, Spak SN, Martinez A, Hornbuckle KC. 2015. Inventory of PCBs in Chicago and opportunities for reduction in airborne emissions and human exposure. Environ Sci Technol 49(23):13878-13888. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b00906 PMID:26440379


  • Petrich NT, Spak SN, Carmichael G, Hu D, Martinez A, Hornbuckle KC. 2013. Simulating and explaining passive air sampling rates for semivolatile compounds on polyurethane foam passive samplers. Environ Sci Technol 47(15):8591–8598. doi:10.1021/es401532q PMID:23837599 PMCID:PMC3764502
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