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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Yan Zheng

Superfund Research Program

Yan Zheng

Queens College of CUNY
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
E216 New Science Building
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, New York 11367
Phone: 718-997-3329
Fax: 718-997-3299
Email: yzheng@ldeo.columbia.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Publications

2015

  • Jung H, Zheng Y, Rahman MM, Ahmed KM. 2015. Redox zonation and oscillation in the hyporheic zone of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Delta: implications for the fate of groundwater arsenic during discharge. Appl Geochem 63:647-660. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.09.001 PMID:26855475 PMCID:PMC4740924
  • Mladenov N, Zheng Y, Simone B, Bilinski TM, McKnight DM, Nemergut DR, Radloff KA, Rahman M, Ahmed KM. 2015. Dissolved organic matter quality in a shallow aquifer of Bangladesh: implications for arsenic mobility. Environ Sci Technol 49(18):10815-10824. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b01962 PMID:26192081

2013

2012

2011

  • Dhar RK, Zheng Y, Saltikov CW, Radloff KA, Mailloux BJ, Ahmed KM, van Geen AF. 2011. Microbes enhance mobility of arsenic in pleistocene aquifer sand from Bangladesh. Environ Sci Technol 45(7):2648-2654. doi:10.1021/es1022015 PMID:21405115

2010

  • He Y, Zheng Y. 2010. Assessment of in vivo bioaccessibility of arsenic in dietary rice by a mass balance approach. Sci Total Environ 408(6):1430-1436. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.12.043 PMID:20071009 PMCID:PMC2828880
  • Mladenov N, Zheng Y, Miller MP, Nemergut DR, Legg T, Simone B, Hageman C, Rahman MM, Ahmed KM, McKnight DM. 2010. Dissolved organic matter sources and consequences for iron and arsenic mobilization in Bangladesh aquifers. Environ Sci Technol 44(1):123-128. doi:10.1021/es901472g PMID:20039742
  • Zheng Y. 2010. Flushing of arsenic from aquifer: implications for safe drinking water options in high arsenic occurrence areas. In: Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases; Arsenic 2010: Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment (As-2010). CRC Press, United Kingdom. pp.90-93.

2007

  • Yu G, Sun D, Zheng Y. 2007. Health effect of exposure to Natual arsenic from groundwater and coal in China: An overview of occurrence. Environ Health Perspect 115(4):636-642. PMID:17450236
  • Zheng Y. 2007. The heterogeneity of arsenic in the crust: a linkage to occurrence in groundwater. Quaternary Scinces (Chinese) 27(1):

2006

  • Jung H, Zheng Y. 2006. Enhanced recovery of arsenite sorbed onto synthetic oxides by L-ascorbic acid addition to phosphate solution: calibrating a sequential leaching method for the speciation analysis of arsenic in natural samples. Water Res 40(11):2168-2180. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2006.03.032 PMID:16725174
  • van Geen AF, Zheng Y, Cheng Z, Aziz Z, Horneman AH, Dhar RK, Mailloux BJ, Stute M, Weinman B, Goodbred SL, Seddique AA, Hoque MA, Ahmed KM. 2006. A transect of groundwater and sediment properties in Araihazar, Bangladesh: Further evidence of decoupling between As and Fe mobilization. Chemical Geology 228(1-3):85-96.
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Kline JK, van Geen AF, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Cheng Z, Zheng Y, Graziano JH. 2006. Water manganese exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 114(1):124-129. PMID:16393669

2004

  • He Y, Zheng Y, Ramnaraine M, Locke DC. 2004. Differential pulse cathodic stripping voltammetric speciation of trace level inorganic arsenic compounds in natural water samples. Anal Chim Acta 511(1):55-61.
  • Horneman AH, van Geen AF, Kent DV, Mathe PE, Zheng Y, Dhar RK. 2004. Decoupling of As and Fe release to Bangladesh groundwater under reducing conditions. Part I: Evidence from sediment profiles. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 68(17):3459-3473.
  • van Geen AF, Thoral S, Rose J, Garnier JM, Zheng Y, Bottero J. 2004. Decoupling of As and Fe relsease to Bangladesh groundwater under reducing conditions. Part II: Evidence from sediment incubations. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 68(17):3475-3486.
  • Zheng Y, Stute M, van Geen AF, Gavrieli I, Dhar RK, Simpson HJ, Ahmed KM. 2004. Redox control of arsenic mobilization in Bangladesh groundwater. Appl Geochem 19(2):201-204.

2003

  • van Geen AF, Zheng Y, Stute M, Ahmed KM. 2003. Comment on 'Arsenic mobility and groundwater extraction in Bangladesh' (II). Science 300:584. PMID:12714725
  • van Geen AF, Zheng Y, Versteeg RJ, Stute M, Horneman AH, Dhar RK, Steckler MS, Gelman AE, Small C, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Hussain A, Ahmed KM. 2003. Spatial variability of arsenic in 6000 tube wells in a 25 km2 area of Bangladesh. Water Resources Management 39(5):1140-1151.

2002

  • Datta S, Keimowitz AR, Simpson HJ, Stute M, Chillrud SN, Tsang M, Zheng Y, van Geen AF, Dobbs GM. 2002. Redox controls on arsenic mobility beneath Winthrop landfill, Maine. In: Proceedings of Arsenic in New England. New Hampshire Consortium on Arsenic, May 29-31.
  • He Y, Zheng Y, Locke DC. 2002. Differential pulse cathodic stripping voltammetric determination of nanomolar levels of dissolved sulfide applicable to field analysis of groundwater. Anal Chim Acta 459(2):209-217.
  • Tsang M, Chillrud SN, Stute M, Simpson HJ, Ross JM, Keimowitz AR, Zheng Y, Wallace S, Cheng Z, van Geen AF. 2002. Arsenic mobilization from fine particles under reducing conditions: implications for groundwater remediation. In: Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Geological Society of America.
  • van Geen AF, Ahsan H, Horneman AH, Dhar RK, Zheng Y, Hussain A, Ahmed KM, Gelman AE, Stute M, Simpson HJ, Wallace S, Small C, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Becker M, Cheng Z, Momotaj H, Shahnewaz M, Seddique AA. 2002. Promotion of well-switching to mitigate the current arsenic crisis in Bangladesh. Bull World Health Organ 80(9):732-737. PMID:12378292

2001

  • Dhar RK, Zheng Y, Stute M, van Geen AF, Gavrieli I, Versteeg RJ, Steckler MS, Goodbred SL, Horneman AH, Simpson HJ, Ahmed KM. 2001. Spatial variability of arsenic concentrations in two villages in Araihazar Upazila, Narayanganj district of Bangladesh. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(20):S204.
  • He Y, Zheng Y, Locke DC, Simpson HJ, Stute M. 2001. Dissolved sulfide in groundwater with elevated arsenic concentrations at Winthrop, Maine. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(47):H32C-0316.
  • Stute M, Simpson HJ, Chillrud SN, Law-wai E, Santella RM, Ross JM, Ho DT, Schlosser P, Zheng Y, Dobbs GM. 2001. Application of SF6, bromide and 3H/3He for tracing groundwater transport beneath a landfill. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(47):H22C-0371.
  • Stute M, Simpson HJ, Chillrud SN, Law-wai E, Santella RM, Ross JM, Ho DT, Schlosser P, Zheng Y, van Geen AF, Dobbs GM, Butler BK. 2001. Arsenic mobilization in reducing groundwaters at a Superfund site in Maine: remediation through aquifer redox manipulation?. In: Proceedings of the Arsenic in Drinking Water International Conference. Columbia University, Nov. 26-27.
  • Zheng Y, Dhar RK, Stute M, van Geen AF, Horneman AH, Gavrieli I, Versteeg RJ, Steckler MS, Goodbred SL, Simpson HJ, Cheng Z, Ahmed KM, Shamsudduha M, Shahnewaz M. 2001. Variability of Arsenic concentrations in tube wells from two villages in Araihazar Upzila, Bangladesh. In: Proceedings of the Arsenic in Drinking Water International Conference. Columbia University, Nov. 26-27.

2000

  • Ahsan H, Perrin M, Rahman A, Parvez F, Stute M, Zheng Y, Milton AH, Brandt-Rauf PW, van Geen AF, Graziano JH. 2000. Associations between drinking water and urinary arsenic levels and skin lesions in Bangladesh. J Occup Environ Med 42:1195-1201. PMID:11125683
  • Gavrieli I, Zheng Y, van Geen AF, Stute M, Simpson HJ, Dhar RK, Ahmed KM, Goldstein SL. 2000. Hydrogeochemical study of the mobilization of arsenic in Bangladesh groundwater- the role of redox condition. In: Proceedings of the Goldschmidt Conference, Sept. 4-9th, European Union for the Geochemistry and the Geochemical Society. Oxford, England.
  • Stute M, Zheng Y, van Geen AF, Simpson HJ, Dhar RK, Gavrieli I, Schlosser P, Ahmed KM. 2000. Groundwater flow dynamics and As geochemistry in the central Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta of Bangladesh. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 48:H21D-02.
  • Zheng Y, Stute M, van Geen AF, Gavrieli I, Simpson HJ, Dhar RK, Ahmed KM. 2000. Arsenic mobilization in Bangladesh groundwaters: a case study of geochemistry and hydrology in Narayaganj and Laxmipur districts. In: Proceedings of the 31st International Geological Congress 2000: 'Geology and Sustainable Development-Challenges of the Third Millennium' Pre-Congress Workshop 'Arsenic in Groundwater of Sedimentary Aquifer', Aug. 3-5. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1999

  • Zheng Y, Stute M, van Geen AF, Simpson HJ, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Brandt-Rauf PW. 1999. An integrated study of sources, transport and health effects of AS in Bangladesh. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Arsenic in Bangladesh Ground Water. February 27-29. Wagner College, New York City, NY.
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