Toxic Substances Hydrology Program
Research Projects - Emerging Contaminants
Eighty-three emerging contaminants can currently be measured in sediment samples using a variety of Gas Chromotograhpy/Mass Spectrometry and Liquid Chromotoghraphy/Mass Spectrometry analytical techniques.
Furlong, E.T., Ferrer, I., Glassmeyer, S., Cahill, J.D., Zaugg, S.D, Kolpin, D.W., and Kryak, D., 2003, Distributions of organic wastewater contaminants between water and sediment in surface-water samples of the United States: in Proceedings of the 3rd International conference on pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting chemicals in water, Minneapolis, Minn., National Ground Water Association, March 19-21, 2003, CD-ROM, p. 60-62.
Furlong, E.T., Kinney, C.A., Ferrer, I., Werner, S.L, Ratterman, G. Determination of human health pharmaceuticals and antimicrobials in terrestrial and aquatic solids. (in progress)
Furlong, E.T., Kinney, C.A., Werner, S.L., and Cahill, J.D., 2004, Presence and behavior of wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in soil samples irrigated by reclaimed water: in Proceedings of the 4nd International conference on pharmaceuticals and endocrine disrupting chemicals in water, Minneapolis, Minn., National Ground Water Association, October 13-15, 2004, CD-ROM, p. 292-293.