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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project Publications: Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Chemical Transport, Transformation and Human Exposure on the Aberjona

Superfund Research Program

Chemical Transport, Transformation and Human Exposure on the Aberjona

Project Leader: Harold F. Hemond
Grant Number: P42ES004675
Funding Period: 1995 - 2000



  • Knauer K, Behra R, Hemond HF. 1999. Toxicity of inorganic and methylated arsenic to algal communities from lakes along an arsenic contamination gradient. Aquat Toxicol 46(3-4):221-230.
  • Tay ST, Hemond HF, Polz MF, Cavanaugh CM, Krumholz LR. 1999. Importance of Xanthobacter autotrophicus in toluene biodegradation within a contaminated stream. Syst Appl Microbiol 22(1):113-118. doi:10.1016/S0723-2020(99)80034-4 PMID:10188284


  • Kim H, Hemond HF. 1998. Natural discharge of volatile organic compounds from contaminated aquifer to surface waters. J Environ Eng (New York) 124(8):744-751. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9372(1998)124:8(744)
  • Tay ST, Hemond HF, Polz MF, Cavanaugh CM, DeJesus I, Krumholz LR. 1998. Two new Mycobacterium strains and their role in toluene degradation in a contaminated stream. Appl Environ Microbiol 64(5):1715-1720. PMID:9572941 PMCID:PMC106220
  • Zeeb PJ, Hemond HF. 1998. Hydrologic response of a wetland to changing moisture conditions: modeling effects of soil heterogeneity. Climatic Change 40:211-227.


  • Ahmann D, Krumholz LR, Hemond HF, Lovley DR, Morel FM. 1997. Microbial mobilization of arsenic from sediments of the Aberjona Watershed. Environ Sci Technol 31:2923-2930.
  • Brunmark P, Harriman SP, Skipper PL, Wishnok JS, Amin S, Tannenbaum SR. 1997. Identification of subdomain IB in human serum albumin as a major binding site for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon epoxides. Chem Res Toxicol 10(8):880-886. PMID:9282837
  • Moore MV, Pace ML, Mather JR, Murdoch PS, Howarth RW, Folt CL, Chen CY, Hemond HF, Flebbe PA, Driscoll CT. 1997. Potential effects of climate change on freshwater ecosystems of the New England/Mid-Atlantic region. Hydrological Processes 11:925-947.


  • Cohen BA, Krumholz LR, Kim H, Hemond HF. 1995. In Situ biodegradation of toluene in a contaminated stream. 2. Laboratory studies. Environ Sci Technol 29(1):117-125. PMID:22200209
  • Mason RP, Morel FM, Hemond HF. 1995. The role of microorganisms in elemental mercury formation in natural waters. Water Air Soil Pollut 80(1-4):775-787. doi:10.1007/BF01189729
  • Spliethoff HM, Mason RP, Hemond HF. 1995. Interannual variability in the speciation and mobility of arsenic in a dimictic lake. Environ Sci Technol 29(8):2157-2161. doi:10.1021/es00008a041 PMID:22191370
  • Trowbridge PR. 1995. Rapid Redox Transformations of Arsenic and Characterization of the Internal Seiches in the Upper Mystic Lake, Medford, Massachusetts. MS thesis submitted to the MIT, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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