Peter Nelson

Professor, Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Performance and Innovation)

  • 4948 Citations
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1978 …2019
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Research Outputs 1978 2019

2019

Application of national pollutant inventories for monitoring trends on dioxin emissions from stationary industrial sources in Australia, Canada and European Union

Salian, K., Strezov, V., Evans, T. J., Taylor, M. & Nelson, P. F., 25 Oct 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 10, p. 1-13 13 p., e0224328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Dioxins
dioxins
European Union
Canada
pollutants

Biomass-fueled direct carbon fuel cells

Kan, T., Strezov, V., Town, G. & Nelson, P., 2019, Renewable energy systems from biomass: efficiency, innovation, and sustainability. Strezov, V. & Anawar, H. M. (eds.). Boca Raton, USA: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, p. 225-241 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Characterization of size resolved atmospheric particles in the vicinity of iron and steelmaking industries in China

Yang, X., Zhou, X., Kan, T., Strezov, V., Nelson, P., Evans, T. & Jiang, Y., 1 Dec 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 694, 11 p., 133534.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

atmospheric particle
Steelmaking
Iron
Air quality
iron

Sorption-enhanced thermochemical conversion of sewage sludge to syngas with intensified carbon utilization

Yang, X., Tian, S., Kan, T., Zhu, Y., Xu, H., Strezov, V., Nelson, P. & Jiang, Y., 15 Nov 2019, In : Applied Energy. 254, 8 p., 113663.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Waste utilization
Sewage sludge
Sorption
sorption
sludge
2018

Ambient air quality and indoor exposure: PM2.5 implications for health in Suva Fiji

Isley, C. F., Nelson, P. F., Taylor, M. P., Morrison, A., Atanacio, A. J., Stelcer, E. & Cohen, D. D., Mar 2018, In : Air Quality and Climate Change. 52, 1, p. 35-43 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ambient air
air quality
urban area
photometer
indoor air

Assessing the contribution of coal-fired power station emissions to atmospheric concentrations of fine particles in New South Wales

Malfroy, H. & Nelson, P., Dec 2018, In : Air Quality and Climate Change. 52, 4, p. 20-23 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Global evaluation and calibration of a passive air sampler for gaseous mercury

McLagan, D. S., Mitchell, C. P. J., Steffen, A., Hung, H., Shin, C., Stupple, G. W., Olson, M. L., Luke, W. T., Kelley, P., Howard, D., Edwards, G. C., Nelson, P. F., Xiao, H., Sheu, G-R., Dreyer, A., Huang, H., Abdul Hussain, B., Lei, Y. D., Tavshunsky, I. & Wania, F., 26 Apr 2018, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 18, 8, p. 5905-5919 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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sampler
calibration
air
wind velocity
sampling

Isoprene and monoterpene emissions in south-east Australia: comparison of a multi-layer canopy model with MEGAN and with atmospheric observations

Emmerson, K. M., Cope, M. E., Galbally, I. E., Lee, S. & Nelson, P. F., 31 May 2018, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 18, 10, p. 7539-7556 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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monoterpene
isoprene
canopy
aerosol
gas

Radiocarbon determination of fossil and contemporary carbon contribution to aerosol in the Pacific Islands

Isley, C. F., Nelson, P. F., Taylor, M. P., Williams, A. A. & Jacobsen, G. E., 1 Dec 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 643, p. 183-192 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Aerosols
Carbon
fossil
aerosol
Carbonates

Reducing mortality risk by targeting specific air pollution sources: Suva, Fiji

Isley, C. F., Nelson, P. F., Taylor, M. P., Stelcer, E., Atanacio, A. J., Cohen, D. D., Mani, F. S. & Maata, M., 15 Jan 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 612, p. 450-461 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mortality risk
pollutant source
Air pollution
targeting
atmospheric pollution
2017

Airborne ultrafine particles in a Pacific Island country: characteristics, sources and implications for human exposure

Isley, C. F., Nelson, P. F., Taylor, M. P., Mazaheri, M., Morawska, L., Atanacio, A. J., Stelcer, E., Cohen, D. D. & Morrison, A. L., Dec 2017, In : Environmental Pollution. 231, p. 367-378 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pacific Islands
Air
Islands
Soot
Vehicle Emissions

Atmospheric mercury in the Southern Hemisphere tropics: Seasonal and diurnal variations and influence of inter-hemispheric transport

Howard, D., Nelson, P. F., Edwards, G. C., Morrison, A. L., Fisher, J. A., Ward, J., Harnwell, J., Van Der Schoot, M., Atkinson, B., Chambers, S. D., Griffiths, A. D., Werczynski, S. & Williams, A. G., 28 Sep 2017, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 17, 18, p. 11623-11636 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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diurnal variation
Southern Hemisphere
seasonal variation
tropics
mercury

Biomass burning emissions in north Australia during the early dry season: an overview of the 2014 SAFIRED campaign

Mallet, M. D., Desservettaz, M. J., Miljevic, B., Milic, A., Ristovski, Z. D., Alroe, J., Cravigan, L. T., Rohan Jayaratne, E., Paton-Walsh, C., Griffith, D. W. T., Wilson, S. R., Kettlewell, G., Van Der Schoot, M. V., Selleck, P., Reisen, F., Lawson, S. J., Ward, J., Harnwell, J., Cheng, M., Gillett, R. W. & 13 othersMolloy, S. B., Howard, D., Nelson, P. F., Morrison, A. L., Edwards, G. C., Williams, A. G., Chambers, S. D., Werczynski, S., Williams, L. R., Winton, V. H. L., Atkinson, B., Wang, X. & Keywood, M. D., 17 Nov 2017, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 17, 22, p. 13681-13697 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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biomass burning
dry season
aerosol
aerosol property
atmosphere

In Honor of Professor Brian Haynes on the occasion of his 65th birthday

Huang, J., Ashman, P. & Nelson, P., 16 Mar 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 3, p. 2107-2108 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Magnesium Oxide
Magnesia
Methane
Reforming reactions
Nickel

Ship emission inventory and its impact on the PM2.5 air pollution in Qingdao Port, North China

Chen, D., Wang, X., Nelson, P., Li, Y., Zhao, N., Zhao, Y., Lang, J., Zhou, Y. & Guo, X., Oct 2017, In : Atmospheric Environment. 166, p. 351-361 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

emission inventory
atmospheric pollution
fishing
ship
air quality
2016

Analysis of water produced during thermal decomposition of goethitic iron ore

Kan, T., Strezov, V., Evans, T. & Nelson, P., Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications. 7, 5, p. 327-330 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

thermal decomposition
iron ore
nonmetal
condensate
goethite

Bonding structure and mineral analysis of size resolved atmospheric particles nearby steelmaking industrial sites in Australia

Mohiuddin, K., Strezov, V., Nelson, P. F. & Evans, T., 1 Jul 2016, In : Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 16, 7, p. 1638-1650 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Inorganic compounds
atmospheric particle
Steelmaking
Ketones
Minerals

Estimating ship emissions based on AIS data for port of Tianjin, China

Chen, D., Zhao, Y., Nelson, P., Li, Y., Wang, X., Zhou, Y., Lang, J. & Guo, X., 1 Nov 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 145, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

bulk cargo
merchant ship
container ship
exhaust emission
emission inventory

Managing air quality in Suva, Fiji

Isley, C. F., Nelson, P. F. & Taylor, M. P., 2016, In : European journal of sustainable development. 5, 4, p. 242-254 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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black carbon
air quality
aerosol
domestic waste
traffic emission

Risk assessment and control of emissions from ironmaking

Kan, T., Evans, T., Strezov, V. & Nelson, P. F., 2016, Ironmaking and steelmaking processes: greenhouse emissions, control, and reduction. Cavaliere, P. (ed.). Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 321-339 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Risk assessment
Carbon
Iron ores
Iron
Impurities
2015

An interhemispheric perspective on environment and energy

Matschullat, J., Armbrecht, L. H., Bachor, H., Bremhorst, K., Christian, M., Kanjanabootra, S., Lennox, P., Lowe, D., Matthews, W. A., Medwell, P., Mulvaney, P., Nelson, P., Nicholls, I., Read, R., Rizos, C., Spiccia, L. & Zhang, Y., 1 Nov 2015, In : International Journal of Performability Engineering. 11, 6, p. 589-603 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Risk perception
Decision making
Communication
Industry

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cherry tomatoes
biochar
bioaccumulation
sludge
wastewater
Ore treatment
Iron ores
iron ore
Trace elements
Risk assessment

Wastewater sludge and sludge biochar addition to soils for biomass production from Hyparrhenia hirta

Hossain, M. K., Strezov, V., McCormick, L. & Nelson, P. F., 1 Sep 2015, In : Ecological Engineering. 82, p. 345-348 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fertilizers
Biomass
Wastewater
sludge
Soils
2014

Characterisation of trace metals in atmospheric particles in the vicinity of iron and steelmaking industries in Australia

Mohiuddin, K., Strezov, V., Nelson, P. F. & Stelcer, E., 2014, In : Atmospheric Environment. 83, p. 72-79 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

atmospheric particle
trace metal
iron
industry
steel

Effect of wastewater sludge and sludge biochar addition to soils for biomass production from Hyparrhenia hirta

Hossain, M. K., Strezov, V., Chan, K. Y. & Nelson, P. F., 2014, Proceedings of the 1st South East Europe Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems. SDEWES Centre, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Hyparrhenia hirta
biochar
sludge
wastewater
biomass production

Mass and elemental distributions of atmospheric particles nearby blast furnace and electric arc furnace operated industrial areas in Australia

Mohiuddin, K., Strezov, V., Nelson, P. F., Stelcer, E. & Evans, T., 15 Jul 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 487, p. 323-334 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

atmospheric particle
Electric arcs
Steelmaking
Blast furnaces
Furnaces

Using computer modelling to simulate atmospheric movement and potential risk of pollutants from post-combustion carbon capture projects

Wu, Y. & Nelson, P. F., 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 63, p. 976-985 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearchpeer-review

Atmospheric movements
Carbon capture
Sensitivity analysis
Temperature
2013

Characterisation of organic carbon in particulate matter from the hunter valley

Morrison, A., Bray, P. S. & Nelson, P., 2013, CASANZ 2013: proceedings of the 21st International Clean Air and Environment Conference, 7-11 September 2013, Sydney. Olinda, Vic: Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand, p. 107-1-107-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

particulate matter
organic carbon
valley
combustion
aliphatic hydrocarbon

Chemistry of air particles collected near Australian industrial sites

Mohiuddin, K., Strezov, V., Stelcer, E. & Nelson, P., 2013, CASANZ 2013: proceedings of the 21st International Clean Air and Environment Conference, 7-11 September 2013, Sydney. Olinda Vic: Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

particulate matter
air
chemical composition
urban area
industrial site

Environmental issues: Emissions, pollution control, assessment and management

Nelson, P. F., 2013, The Coal handbook: Towards cleaner production: Volume 2: Coal utilisation. Osborne, D. (ed.). Cambridge: Woodhead Publishing, Vol. 2. p. 21-62 42 p. (Woodhead publishing series in energy; no. 51).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Environmental issues
Pollution control
Industry
Gas
Energy

Environmental risk assessment of formaldehyde emission from amines-based post-combustioncarbon capture projects

Wu, Y. & Nelson, P. F., 2013, CASANZ 2013: proceedings of the 21st International Clean Air and Environment Conference, 7-11 September 2013, Sydney. Olinda, Vic: Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand, p. 57-1-57-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

formaldehyde
combustion
power plant
health impact
organic compound
2012

Atmospheric mercury emissions in Australia from anthropogenic, natural and recycled sources

Nelson, P. F., Morrison, A. L., Malfroy, H. J., Cope, M., Lee, S., Hibberd, M. L., Meyer, C. P. & McGregor, J., Dec 2012, In : Atmospheric Environment. 62, p. 291-302 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

United Nations Environment Program
smelting
industrial emission
mercury
vegetation

Speciation of chromium in Australian coals and combustion products

Shah, P., Strezov, V. & Nelson, P. F., Dec 2012, In : Fuel. 102, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal Ash
Coal
Chromium
Ashes
Coal ash
2011

Ambient atmospheric mercury measurements in Sydney

Dutt, U., Nelson, P. F., Morrison, A. L. & Strezov, V., 2011, Proceedings of the 20th Clean Air & Environment Conference: air quality : a healthy balance. The Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ), 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contributionResearch

Industrial and environmental sustainability of ironmaking technologies

Mohiuddin, K., Strezovand, V. & Nelson, P. F., 2011, Advances in environmental research. Daniels, J. A. (ed.). New York: Nova Publishers, Vol. 12. p. 131-152 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

iron ore
sustainability
iron
steel
international comparison

Influence of pyrolysis temperature on production and nutrient properties of wastewater sludge biochar

Hossain, M. K., Strezov, V., Chan, K. Y., Ziolkowski, A. & Nelson, P. F., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 92, 1, p. 223-228 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

pyrolysis
Nutrients
Wastewater
Pyrolysis
sludge

Quantifying respirable crystalline silica in the ambient air of the Hunter Valley, NSW - sorting the silica from the silicon

Morrison, A., Nelson, P. F., Stelcer, E., Cohen, D. & Haberlah, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 20th Clean Air & Environment Conference: air quality : a healthy balance. The Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ), 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

sorting
ambient air
silicon
silica
valley
2010

Agronomic properties of wastewater sludge biochar and bioavailability of metals in production of cherry tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)

Hossain, M. K., Strezov, V., Yin Chan, K. & Nelson, P. F., Feb 2010, In : Chemosphere. 78, 9, p. 1167-1171 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lycopersicon esculentum
Waste Water
Sewage
Biological Availability
bioavailability

Assessment of CO2, PM10 and heavy metal emissions from iron and steel industries in Australia

Mohiuddin, K. A. B. M., Strezov, V., Evans, T. & Nelson, P., 2010, Chemeca 2010: Engineering at the Edge. Adelaide: Engineers Australia, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Assessment of evolution of Loss on Ignition matter during heating of iron ores

Strezov, V., Ziolkowski, A., Evans, T. J. & Nelson, P. F., Jun 2010, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 100, 3, p. 901-907 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

iron ores
Iron ores
ignition
Ignition
Decomposition

Climate change adaptation skills for professional planners: informing new teaching and learning themes for planning educators

George, J., Nelson, P., Horsfield, R., Nichols, S., Amati, M. & Goldstein, W., 2010, ANZAPS 2010 Conference Proceedings. Rennie, H. G. & Memon, A. (eds.). Christchurch, New Zealand: Lincoln University, p. 20-41 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

climate change
educator
planning
Teaching
learning

Environmental impacts of coal combustion: A risk approach to assessment of emissions

Nelson, P. F., Shah, P., Strezov, V., Halliburton, B. & Carras, J. N., Apr 2010, In : Fuel. 89, 4, p. 810-816 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal Ash
Coal
Coal combustion
Environmental impact
Fly ash

Measurements of Mercury Speciation from combustion of Australian coals: ACARP Project C16046

Nelson, P., Morrison, A., Shah, P. & Strezov, V., 2010, Australia: Australian Coal Association Research Project. 73 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Mode of occurrence and thermal stability of mercury in coal

Strezov, V., Evans, T. J., Ziolkowski, A. & Nelson, P. F., 21 Jan 2010, In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 1, p. 53-57 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
Mercury
Thermodynamic stability
Ashes
Sulfur

Partitioning of Trace Elements during Direct Iron Ore Reduction

Strezov, V., Shah, P., Evans, T., Takos, J., Mohiuddin, K. A. & Nelson, P., 2010, 14th International Conference on Environment and Mineral Processing Part I. Ostrava, Czech Republic: VSB-TU, p. 287-291 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Speciation of mercury in coal-fired power station flue gas

Shah, P., Strezov, V. & Nelson, P. F., 21 Jan 2010, In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 1, p. 205-212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
Mercury
Flue gases
Oxidation
Chlorine

The effect of reducing conditions and temperature on mercury release from coal

Strezov, V., Evans, T., Ziolkowski, A., Shah, P. & Nelson, P. F., Jan 2010, In : Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects. 32, 18, p. 1712-1719 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
Temperature
Heating
Smelting
Spectrometry