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Superfund Research Program

Richard F. Bopp

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Room 1W19 Science Center
Troy, NY 12180-3590
Phone: 518-276-3075
Fax: 518-383-8741
Email: boppr@rpi.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Publications

2014

2010

  • Lara-Martin P, Li X, Bopp RF, Brownawell B. 2010. Occurrence of alkyltrimethylammonium compounds in urban estuarine sediments: behentrimonium as a new emerging contaminant. Environ Sci Technol44:7569-75. doi:10.1021/es101169a

2008

  • Miller T, Heidler J, Chillrud SN, DeLaquil A, Ritchie JC, Bopp RF, Halden RU, Mihalic JN. 2008. Fate of triclosan and evidence for reductive dechlorination of triclocarban in estuarine sediments. Environ Sci Technol42(12):4570-6. doi:10.1021/es702882g

2007

  • Louchouarn P, Chillrud SN, Houel S, Yan B, Chaky DA, Rumpel C, Largeau C, Bardoux G, Walsh DC, Bopp RF. 2007. Elemental and Molecular Evidence of Soot- and Char-Derived Black Carbon Inputs to New York City's Atmosphere during the 20th Century. Environ Sci Technol41(1):82-87. doi:10.1021/es061304+

2006

  • Gobeille AK, Morland K, Bopp RF, Godbold JH, Landrigan PJ. 2006. Body burdens of mercury in lower Hudson River area anglers. Environ Res101(2):205-212.

2005

  • Yan B, Abrajano TA, Bopp RF, Chaky DA, Benedict LA, Chillrud SN. 2005. Molecular tracers of saturated and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon inputs into Central Park Lake, New York City. Environ Sci Technol39(18):7012-7019.

2004

  • Chillrud SN, Bopp RF, Ross JM, Chaky DA, Hemming S, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Estabrooks FD. 2004. Radiogenic lead isotopes and time stratigraphy in the Hudson River, New York. Water, Air & Soil Pollution4(2-3):469-482.
  • Webber JS, Jackson KW, Parekh PP, Bopp RF. 2004. Reconstruction of a century of airborne asbestos concentrations. Environ Sci Technol38(3):707-714. doi:10.1021/es034479h

2003

  • Chillrud SN, Hemming S, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Bopp RF, Ross JM, Pederson DC, Chaky DA, Tolley L, Estabrooks FD. 2003. Stable lead isotopes, contaminant metals and radionuclides in upper Hudson River sediment cores: implications for improved time stratigraphy and transport processes. Chemical Geology 199(1-2):53-70.
  • Ferguson PL, Bopp RF, Chillrud SN, Aller RC, Brownawell B. 2003. Biogeochemistry of nonylphenol ethoxylates in urban estuarine sediments. Environ Sci Technol37(16):3499-3506.

2001

  • Baker JE, Bohlen WF, Bopp RF, Brownawell B, Collier TK, Farley KJ, Geyer WR, Nairn RS. 2001. PCBs in the Hudson River: The science behind the controversy.
  • Bopp RF. 2001. Environmental Endocrine Disruptors: Insights from Analyses of Dated Sediment Samples. In: Proceedings of the Superfund Basic Research Program Annual Meeting: Assessing Risks of Hormonally Active Agents, December 10-12, 2001. University of Florida Conference Center, Gainsville, FL.
  • Bopp RF, Chillrud SN. 2001. Contaminant Chronologies. In: The Hudson River Ecosystem. The Hudson River Foundation, New York, NY.
  • Moser FC, Bopp RF. 2001. Particle-Associated Contaminants in a Shallow Coastal Lagoon, Barnegat Bay, NJ: A Review. Journal of Coastal Research32:229243.
  • Walsh DC, Chillrud SN, Simpson HJ, Bopp RF. 2001. Refuse incinerator particulate emissions and combustion residues for New York City during the 20th century. Environ Sci Technol35:2441-7.

2000

  • Ni J, Xu G, Block RC, Bopp RF. 2000. Analysis of a Hudson River sediment sample using Instrumental Photon Activation. Int J Environ Anal Chem 78(2):117-129.

1999

  • Chaky DA, Chillrud SN, Bopp RF, Kroenke AE, Shuster EL, Walsh D, Estabrooks FD. 1999. Atmospheric deposition of organic contaminants and trace metals in the New York City area: Insights from dated sediment cores. In: Proceedings of American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. Santa Fe, NM.
  • Chillrud SN, Bopp RF, Simpson HJ, Ross JM, Shuster EL, Chaky DA, Walsh D, Chin Choy C, Tolley L, Yarme A. 1999. Twentieth-century atmospheric metal fluxes into Central Park Lake, New York City. Environ Sci Technol33(5):657-662.
  • Chillrud SN, Hemming S, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Bopp RF, Ross JM, Pederson DC, Chaky DA, Tolley L, Estabrooks FD. 1999. Stable lead isotopes, contaminant metals and PCBs in Upper Hudson River sediments. Environ Sci Technol33:657-662.

1998

  • Bopp RF, Chillrud SN, Shuster EL, Simpson HJ, Estabrooks FD. 1998. Trends in chlorinated hydrocarbon levels in Hudson River basin sediments. Environ Health Perspect 106(Suppl.4):1075-1081.
  • Chaky DA, Chillrud SN, Bopp RF, Shuster EL, Estabrooks FD, Swartz J. 1998. Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Contamination of the New York / New Jersey Metropolitan Area: The Urban Atmospheric Influence. EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 79(17):S86.
  • Kroenke AE, Bopp RF, Chaky DA, Chillrud SN, Shuster EL, Estabrooks FD, Swartz J. 1998. Atmospheric Deposition and Fluxes of Mercury in Remote and Urban Areas of the Hudson River Basin. EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 79(17):S86.
  • Tolley L, Bopp RF, Chillrud SN, Shuster EL, Estabrooks FD, Swartz J. 1998. Trace Metals and Suspended Sediment Dilution in the Upper Hudson River. EOS: Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 79(17):S86.

1996

  • Bopp RF, Chaky DA, Shuster EL, Chillrud SN. 1996. Geographic and temporal distribution of particle-associated contaminants in sediments of the Hudson River Basin. In: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Annual Meeting 1996. Washington, DC.
  • McNulty AK, Bopp RF, Estabrooks FD, Chillrud SN. 1996. In situ anaerobic dechlorination of PCBs in Hudson River sediments. In: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Annual Meeting 1996. Washington, DC.

1989

  • Bopp RF, Simpson HJ. 1989. Contamination of the Hudson River: The Sediment Record. In: Contaminated Marine Sediments Assessment and Remediation, National Research Council, NAS. NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS, Washington, DC. pp.401-416.

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