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Authenticity and geographic origin of global honeys determined using carbon isotope ratios and trace elements

Zhou, X., Taylor, M. P., Salouros, H. & Prasad, S., 2 Oct 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, p. 1-11 11 p., 14639.

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Carbon Isotopes
Honey
Trace Elements
Oceania
Tasmania

Cost effectiveness of environmental lead risk mitigation in low‐ and middle‐income countries

Ericson, B., Caravanos, J., Depratt, C., Santos, C., Cabral, M. G., Fuller, R. & Taylor, M. P., 8 Feb 2018, In : GeoHealth. 2, 2, p. 87-101 15 p.

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mitigation
income
cost
remediation
blood

Identifying sources of environmental contamination in European honey bees (Apis mellifera) using trace elements and lead isotopic compositions

Zhou, X., Taylor, M. P., Davies, P. J. & Prasad, S., 6 Feb 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 3, p. 991-1001 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trace Elements
honey
bee
isotopic composition
Contamination

Solid-state NMR study of photocatalytic oxidation of acetaldehyde over the flame-made F-TiO2 catalyst

Wang, Z., Huang, J., Amal, R. & Jiang, Y., Apr 2018, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 223, p. 16-21 6 p.

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2-butenal
formic acid
Acetaldehyde
acetaldehyde
nuclear magnetic resonance

Tracing natural and industrial contamination and lead isotopic compositions in an Australian native bee species

Zhou, X., Taylor, M. P. & Davies, P. J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Environmental Pollution. 242, p. 54-62 9 p.

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Bees
Trace Elements
Trace elements
Waxes
Contamination
2017

An odyssey of environmental pollution: the rise, fall and remobilisation of industrial lead in Australia

Kristensen, L. J., Taylor, M. P. & Flegal, A. R., Aug 2017, In : Applied Geochemistry. 83, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

remobilization
Pollution
Lead
Aerosols
aerosol

Applying geochemical signatures of atmospheric dust to distinguish current mine emissions from legacy sources

Dong, C. & Taylor, M. P., Jul 2017, In : Atmospheric Environment. 161, p. 82-89 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dust
gossan
ore body
isotopic composition
weathering

Food wastes derived adsorbents for carbon dioxide and benzene gas sorption

Opatokun, S. A., Prabhu, A., Al Shoaibi, A., Srinivasakannan, C. & Strezov, V., 1 Feb 2017, In : Chemosphere. 168, p. 326-332 7 p.

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Benzene
Carbon Dioxide
Adsorbents
benzene
Sorption

PM2.5 and aerosol black carbon in Suva, Fiji

Isley, C. F., Nelson, P. F., Taylor, M. P., Mani, F. S., Maata, M., Atanacio, A., Stelcer, E. & Cohen, D. D., 1 Feb 2017, In : Atmospheric Environment. 150, p. 55-66 12 p.

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black carbon
aerosol
air
air quality
sampling

Promoter Effects on Nickel-Supported Magnesium Oxide Catalysts for the Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Methane

He, D., Luo, Y., Tao, Y., Strezov, V., Nelson, P. & Jiang, Y., 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 3, p. 2353-2359 7 p.

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Magnesium Oxide
Magnesia
Methane
Reforming reactions
Nickel

Reducing risk and increasing confidence of decision making at a lower cost: in-situ pXRF assessment of metal-contaminated sites

Rouillon, M., Taylor, M. P. & Dong, C., Oct 2017, In : Environmental Pollution. 229, p. 780-789 10 p.

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Decision Making
Fluorescence
Decision making
Metals
X-Rays

Remobilisation of industrial lead depositions in ash during Australian wildfires

Wu, L., Taylor, M. P. & Handley, H. K., 1 Dec 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 599-600, p. 1233-1240 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ashes
remobilization
wildfire
ash
Lead
2016

Assessing fuel spill risks in polar waters: Temporal dynamics and behaviour of hydrocarbons from Antarctic diesel, marine gas oil and residual fuel oil

Brown, K. E., King, C. K., Kotzakoulakis, K., George, S. C. & Harrison, P. L., 15 Sep 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 110, 1, p. 343-353 11 p.

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fuel oils
Residual fuels
Gas fuels
Hazardous materials spills
Fuel oils

Australian atmospheric lead deposition reconstructed using lead concentrations and isotopic compositions of archival lichen and fungi

Wu, L., Taylor, M. P., Handley, H. K. & Wu, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Environmental Pollution. 208, p. 678-687 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lichens
Usnea
Fungi
Lead
Trametes

Can field portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF) produce high quality data for application in environmental contamination research?

Rouillon, M. & Taylor, M. P., 1 Jul 2016, In : Environmental Pollution. 214, p. 255-264 10 p.

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Inductively coupled plasma
Contamination
Fluorescence
X-Rays
Spectrometry

Characterization of Food Waste and Its Digestate as Feedstock for Thermochemical Processing

Opatokun, S. A., Kan, T., Al Shoaibi, A., Srinivasakannan, C. & Strezov, V., 17 Mar 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 3, p. 1589-1597 9 p.

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Feedstocks
Processing
Pyrolysis
Specific heat
Oils

Effect of the Heating Rate on the Thermochemical Behavior and Biofuel Properties of Sewage Sludge Pyrolysis

Kan, T., Strezov, V. & Evans, T., 17 Mar 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 3, p. 1564-1570 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biofuels
Sewage sludge
Heating rate
Pyrolysis
Carbon Monoxide

Evaluating the impacts of cumulus, land surface and ocean surface schemes on summertime rainfall simulations over East-to-southeast Asia and the western north pacific by RegCM4

Li, Y. B., Tam, C. Y., Huang, W. R., Cheung, K. K. W. & Gao, Z., 1 Apr 2016, In : Climate Dynamics. 46, 7-8, p. 2487-2505 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cumulus
regional climate
land surface
sea surface
climate modeling

In search of early life: Carbonate veins in Archean metamorphic rocks as potential hosts of biomarkers

Peters, C. A., Piazolo, S., Webb, G. E., Dutkiewicz, A. & George, S. C., 1 Nov 2016, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 453, p. 44-55 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Metamorphic rocks
metamorphic rocks
biomarkers
Carbonates
Biomarkers
lichen
isotopic composition
fungus
herbarium
industrialization

Non-Destructive or Noninvasive? The Potential Effect of X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometers on Luminescence Age Estimates of Archaeological Samples

Huntley, J., Westaway, K. E., Gore, D. B., Aubert, M., Ross, J. & Morwood, M. J., 1 Nov 2016, In : Geoarchaeology. 31, 6, p. 592-602 11 p.

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luminescence
X-ray fluorescence
spectrometer
wasp
nest

Petroleum potential and kinetic models for hydrocarbon generation from the Upper Cretaceous to Paleogene Latrobe Group coals and shales in the Gippsland Basin, Australia

Abbassi, S., Edwards, D. S., George, S. C., Volk, H., Mahlstedt, N., di Primio, R. & Horsfield, B., Jan 2016, In : Organic Geochemistry. 91, p. 54-67 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
hydrocarbon generation
Petroleum
Kerogen
Hydrocarbons

Reply to Gulson's comments on 'Tracing changes in atmospheric sources of lead contamination using lead isotopic compositions in Australian red wine'

Kristensen, L. J., Taylor, M. P. & Evans, A. J., 1 Dec 2016, In : Chemosphere. 165, p. 579-584 6 p.

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Sedimentary organic matter record of Early Cretaceous environmental changes in Western Liaoning Province, NE China

Li, Y., Song, Z., Cao, X. X. & George, S. C., Aug 2016, In : Organic Geochemistry. 98, p. 54-65 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Alkanes
alkane
Biological materials
environmental change
Cretaceous

Suitability of Transportable EDXRF for the On-site Assessment of Ancient Silver Coins and Other Silver Artifacts

Gore, D. B. & Davis, G., May 2016, In : Applied Spectroscopy. 70, 5, p. 840-851 12 p.

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Silver
artifacts
Spectrometers
Metals
Fluorescence

Surface-air mercury fluxes across Western North America: a synthesis of spatial trends and controlling variables

Eckley, C. S., Tate, M. T., Lin, C. J., Gustin, M., Dent, S., Eagles-Smith, C., Lutz, M. A., Wickland, K. P., Wang, B., Gray, J. E., Edwards, G. C., Krabbenhoft, D. P. & Smith, D. B., 15 Oct 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 568, p. 651-665 15 p.

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Mercury
Fluxes
air
flux chamber
Air

The Global Burden of Lead Toxicity Attributable to Informal Used Lead-Acid Battery Sites

Ericson, B., Landrigan, P., Taylor, M. P., Frostad, J., Caravanos, J., Keith, J. & Fuller, R., 1 Sep 2016, In : Annals of Global Health. 82, 5, p. 686-699 14 p.

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Acids
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Lead
Lead Poisoning
Environmental Exposure

The relationship between atmospheric lead emissions and aggressive crime: an ecological study

Taylor, M. P., Forbes, M. K., Opeskin, B., Parr, N. & Lanphear, B. P., 16 Feb 2016, In : Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 15, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 23.

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Crime
Air
Demography
Fraud
Paint

Tracing changes in atmospheric sources of lead contamination using lead isotopic compositions in Australian red wine

Kristensen, L. J., Taylor, M. P. & Evans, A. J., 1 Jul 2016, In : Chemosphere. 154, p. 40-47 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wine
isotopic composition
Contamination
Lead
Chemical analysis

Widespread copper and lead contamination of household drinking water, New South Wales, Australia

Harvey, P. J., Handley, H. K. & Taylor, M. P., 1 Nov 2016, In : Environmental Research. 151, p. 275-285 11 p.

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South Australia
New South Wales
Drinking Water
Copper
Contamination
2015

An analysis of citizen science based research: Usage and publication patterns

Follett, R. & Strezov, V., 1 Nov 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 11, p. 1-14 14 p., e0143687.

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Open Access
File
Publications
Research
peers
methodology
research projects

Atmospherically deposited trace metals from bulk mineral concentrate port operations

Taylor, M. P., 5 May 2015, In : Science of the Total Environment. 515-516, p. 143-152 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

port operation
Dust
trace metal
Minerals
Metals

Biochar: An Emerging Panacea for Remediation of Soil Contaminants from Mining, Industry and Sewage Wastes

Anawar, H. M., Akter, F., Solaiman, Z. M. & Strezov, V., 1 Oct 2015, In : Pedosphere. 25, 5, p. 654-665 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biochar
soil pollution
remediation
sewage
mining industry

Characterisation of organic inclusions in stalagmites using laser-ablation-micropyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

Blyth, A. J., Fuentes, D., George, S. C. & Volk, H., 1 May 2015, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 113, p. 454-463 10 p., 3449.

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Laser ablation
Gas chromatography
Biological materials
Mass spectrometry
Alkanes

Comparative Assessment of the Effect of Wastewater Sludge Biochar on Growth, Yield and Metal Bioaccumulation of Cherry Tomato

Hossain, M. K., Strezov, V. & Nelson, P. F., 1 Oct 2015, In : Pedosphere. 25, 5, p. 680-685 6 p.

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cherry tomatoes
biochar
bioaccumulation
sludge
wastewater

Comparison of mercury concentrations measured at several sites in the Southern Hemisphere

Slemr, F., Angot, H., Dommergue, A., Magand, O., Barret, M., Weigelt, A., Ebinghaus, R., Brunke, E. G., Pfaffhuber, K. A., Edwards, G., Howard, D., Powell, J., Keywood, M. & Wang, F., 19 Mar 2015, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 15, 6, p. 3125-3133 9 p.

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Southern Hemisphere
seasonal variation
comparison
mercury
calibration

Differences in grass pollen allergen exposure across Australia

Beggs, P. J., Katelaris, C. H., Medek, D., Johnston, F. H., Burton, P. K., Campbell, B., Jaggard, A. K., Vicendese, D., Bowman, D. M. J. S., Godwin, I., Huete, A. R., Erbas, B., Green, B. J., Newnham, R. M., Newbigin, E., Haberle, S. G. & Davies, J. M., 1 Feb 2015, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 39, 1, p. 51-55 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pollen
Poaceae
Allergens
Public Health
Asthma

Energy and greenhouse gas emission assessment of conventional and solar assisted air conditioning systems

Li, X. & Strezov, V., 2015, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 7, 11, p. 14710-14728 19 p.

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Open Access
File
air conditioning
conditioning
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Air conditioning

Identification of the sources of metal (lead) contamination in drinking waters in north-eastern Tasmania using lead isotopic compositions

Harvey, P. J., Handley, H. K. & Taylor, M. P., 27 Aug 2015, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 22, 16, p. 12276-12288 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tasmania
Potable water
Drinking Water
isotopic composition
Contamination

Insights into the implementation of synoptic weather-type classification using self-organizing maps: An Australian case study

Jiang, N., Luo, K., Beggs, P. J., Cheung, K. & Scorgie, Y., 1 Oct 2015, In : International Journal of Climatology. 35, 12, p. 3471-3485 15 p.

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weather
self organization
cluster analysis
standardization
seasonality

Interdecadal shift of intense tropical cyclone activity in the Southern Hemisphere

Cheung, K. K. W., Jiang, N., Liu, K. S. & Chang, L. T. C., 15 Jun 2015, In : International Journal of Climatology. 35, 7, p. 1519-1533 15 p.

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wind shear
tropical cyclone
Southern Hemisphere
temperature anomaly
principal component analysis

Managing legacy waste in the presence of cultural heritage at Wilkes Station, East Antarctica

Camenzuli, D., Fryirs, K. A., Gore, D. B. & Freidman, B. L., 26 Mar 2015, In : Polar Record. 51, 2, p. 151-159 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antarctica
cultural heritage
treaty
Antarctic Treaty
monument

Managing produced water from coal seam gas projects: Implications for an emerging industry in Australia

Davies, P. J., Gore, D. B. & Khan, S. J., 1 Jul 2015, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 22, 14, p. 10981-11000 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
coal seam
Industry
Gases
Water

Metal and petroleum hydrocarbon contamination at Wilkes Station, East Antarctica

Fryirs, K. A., Hafsteinsdóttir, E. G., Stark, S. C. & Gore, D. B., Apr 2015, In : Antarctic Science. 27, 2, p. 118-133 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

petroleum hydrocarbon
petroleum
Antarctica
hydrocarbons
metals

Product based evaluation of pyrolysis of food waste and its digestate

Opatokun, S. A., Strezov, V. & Kan, T., 1 Dec 2015, In : Energy. 92, p. 349-354 6 p.

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Pyrolysis
Energy harvesting
Ashes
Anaerobic digestion
Biogas

Removal of Copper and Zinc from Ground Water by Granular Zero-Valent Iron: A Mechanistic Study

Statham, T. M., Mumford, K. A., Stark, S. C., Gore, D. B. & Stevens, G. W., 2 Nov 2015, In : Separation Science and Technology (Philadelphia). 50, 16, p. 2427-2435 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Zinc
Copper
Groundwater
Iron
X ray diffraction analysis

Resolving long-term issues related to surface water management and monitoring associated with the Ranger Uranium Mine, Northern Territory, Australia

Hart, B. T., Taylor, M., Iles, M., Kyle, G. & Sinclair, G., 2 Oct 2015, In : Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. 22, 4, p. 417-431 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

water management
uranium
monitoring
social responsibility
energy resource

Spatial and temporal patterns of solar absorption by clouds in Australia as revealed by exploratory factor analysis

Cheung, K. K. W., Chooprateep, S. & Ma, J., 1 Jan 2015, In : Solar Energy. 111, p. 53-67 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Factor analysis
Solar energy
Availability
Radiation
Ore treatment
Iron ores
iron ore
Trace elements
Risk assessment

Trans-disciplinary research in synthesis of grass pollen aerobiology and its importance for respiratory health in Australasia

Davies, J. M., Beggs, P. J., Medek, D. E., Newnham, R. M., Erbas, B., Thibaudon, M., Katelaris, C. H., Haberle, S. G., Newbigin, E. J. & Huete, A. R., 15 Nov 2015, In : Science of the Total Environment. 534, p. 85-96 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

aerobiology
Australasia
Pollen
Poaceae
pollen