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Research Briefs: Oregon State University

Superfund Research Program

Developing and Evaluating Technology to Measure PAH Fate and Exposures

Project Leader: Kim A. Anderson
Grant Number: P42ES016465
Funding Period: 2009-2025
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Research Briefs

  • 295 - Model Predicts PAH Levels in Important Tribal Food Source -- Anderson
    Release Date: 07/10/2019

    A sediment passive sampling model can be used to accurately predict the concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in butter clams, according to a recent Superfund Research Program (SRP) study. Led by Kim Anderson, Ph.D., of the Oregon State University (OSU) SRP Center, the research team worked closely with tribal leaders to better predict PAH levels in butter clams while having a minimal impact on this important resource.

  • 209 - PAHs Before and After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill -- Anderson
    Release Date: 05/02/2012

    Oregon State University SRP scientists used their novel passive sampling devices to make before-and-after comparisons of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at four sites affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Their results suggest a continued need for monitoring of residual oil and dissolved PAHs in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 184 - Linking Site Specific Contaminant Mixtures to Biological Responses -- Anderson
    Release Date: 04/05/2010

    New tools could help Superfund site managers evaluate the nuances of chemical mixtures and identify the most pressing threats to ecosystem and human health.

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