Peter Nelson

Professor, Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Performance and Innovation)

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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.

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Dioxins
dioxins
European Union
Canada
pollutants

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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biomass burning
dry season
aerosol
aerosol property
atmosphere

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

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black carbon
air quality
aerosol
domestic waste
traffic emission
2015

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

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
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

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
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 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

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

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

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
2009

Effects of vehicle type and fuel quality on the exposure risk of toxic emissions from diesel vehicles

Nelson, P. F., 2009, In : Environmental Chemistry. 6, 3, p. 260-267 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Poisons
diesel
health impact
Health
Vehicle Emissions

Keeping a closer eye on fossil fuel CO2

Nelson, P. F., 2009, In : Environmental Research Letters. 4, 4, p. 1-3 3 p., 041002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fossil Fuels
Climate Change
Fossil fuels
Climate change
fossil fuel

Mercury wet deposition and coal-fired power station contributions: an Australian study

Dutt, U., Nelson, P. F., Morrison, A. L. & Strezov, V., Nov 2009, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 90, 11, p. 1354-1359 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
Mercury
Fluxes
Rain
Sampling

Thermal characterisation of the products of wastewater sludge pyrolysis

Hossain, M. K., Strezov, V. & Nelson, P. F., May 2009, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 85, 1-2, p. 442-446 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wastewater
Pyrolysis
Biogas
Carbonization
Carbon Monoxide

X-ray absorption near edge structure spectrometry study of nickel and lead speciation in coals and coal combustion products

Shah, P., Vladimir, S. & Nelson, P. F., 19 Mar 2009, In : Energy and Fuels. 23, 3, p. 1518-1525 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
Coal combustion
X ray absorption
Nickel
Spectrometry
2008

Effects of vehicle type and fuel quality on real world toxic emissions from diesel vehicles

Nelson, P. F., Tibbett, A. R. & Day, S. J., Jul 2008, In : Atmospheric Environment. 42, 21, p. 5291-5303 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

diesel
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Aldehydes
aldehyde
Volatile organic compounds

Formation of N-containing gas-phase species from char gasification in steam

Park, D. C., Day, S. J. & Nelson, P. F., May 2008, In : Fuel. 87, 6, p. 807-814 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Steam
Gasification
Gases
Coal
Bituminous coal

Semi-quantitative characterisation of ambient ultrafine aerosols resulting from emissions of coal fired power stations

Hinkley, J. T., Bridgman, H. A., Buhre, B. J. P., Gupta, R. P., Nelson, P. F. & Wall, T. F., 25 Feb 2008, In : Science of the Total Environment. 391, 1, p. 104-113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
coal-fired power plant
Aerosols
aerosol
Nitrates

Speciation of As, Cr, Se and Hg under coal fired power station conditions

Shah, P., Strezov, V., Prince, K. & Nelson, P. F., Aug 2008, In : Fuel. 87, 10-11, p. 1859-1869 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
Coal Ash
Trace Elements
Trace elements
Poisons
2007

Atmospheric emissions of mercury from Australian point sources

Nelson, P. F., Mar 2007, In : Atmospheric Environment. 41, 8, p. 1717-1724 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

point source
Coal
Lignite
bottom-up approach
coal

Factors affecting the vaporisation of silica during coal combustion

Buhre, B., Hinkley, J., Gupta, R., Nelson, P. & Wall, T., Feb 2007, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 88, 2, p. 157-164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal combustion
Vaporization
Silicon Dioxide
Silica
Coal

Fundamental aspects of biomass carbonisation

Strezov, V., Patterson, M., Zymla, V., Fisher, K., Evans, T. J. & Nelson, P. F., May 2007, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 79, 1-2 SPEC. ISS., p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

carbonization
Carbonization
biomass
Biomass
Oils

Pyrolytic mercury removal from coal and its adverse effect on coal swelling

Strezov, V., Morrison, A. & Nelson, P. F., Mar 2007, In : Energy and Fuels. 21, 2, p. 496-500 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
Mercury
Swelling
Heating rate
Temperature

Speciation of arsenic and selenium in coal combustion products

Shah, P., Strezov, V., Stevanov, C. & Nelson, P. F., Mar 2007, In : Energy and Fuels. 21, 2, p. 506-512 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal Ash
Coal combustion
Selenium
Arsenic
Coal

Trace metal emissions in fine particles from coal combustion

Nelson, P. F., Mar 2007, In : Energy and Fuels. 21, 2, p. 477-484 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal combustion
Health
Coal
Poisons
Trace Elements
2006

Fine ash formation during combustion of pulverised coal-coal property impacts

Buhre, B. J. P., Hinkley, J. T., Gupta, R. P., Nelson, P. F. & Wall, T. F., Jan 2006, In : Fuel. 85, 2, p. 185-193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ashes
Coal
Coal ash
Coal combustion
Boilers
2005

Nitrogen release during reaction of coal char with O2, CO2, and H2O

Park, D. C., Day, S. J. & Nelson, P. F., 2005, In : Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 30, 2, p. 2169-2175 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Coal
coal
Nitrogen
Gases
nitrogen