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Publications
  Center Publications
  Access to related Databases
  Peer-reviewed Publications
  Symposia and Workshops
  Annual Reports
center publications
  For a printable list of NUATRC-funded publications -- click here
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 21, 2011
Development of an Integrated Database of Air Pollution and Exposure Data for Houston, Texas
-Olaguer E, Buzcu-Guven B, Vernon Z, Stock T, Kwon J
   
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 20, 2011
Characterization of Traffic Related Air Pollution in Elementary Schools and its Impact on Asthmatic Children in El Paso, Texas
-Li W-W, Sarnat JA, Raysoni AU, Sarnat SE, Stock TH, Holguin F, Greenwald R, Olvera HA, Johnson BA
   
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 19, 2011 ----- (Revised as of 4/12/11)
Monitoring of Emissions from Barnett Shale Natural Gas Production Facilities for Population Exposure Assessment
-Zielinska B, Fujita E, Campbell D
   
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 18, 2010
Prioximity to Traffic, Air Toxic Exposures and the Development of Asthma in Children
-Woskie S, Gore R, Sama S, Youngs F, Housemen EA, Driebel D, Milton D, Rosiello R
   
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 17, 2010, Vol II
The Short - and Long-Term Respiratory Effects of Exposure to Traffic PAHs in a Cohort of Children with Asthma
Report on Communication Activities

- Hammond SK, Wong M, Hendrickson I, Tager I, Mann J
 

 

  NUATRC Research Report, No. 17, 2010, Vol I
Short - and Long-Term Respiratory Effects of Exposure to Traffic PAHs in a Cohort of Children with Asthma
- Hammond SK, Noth E, Tager I, Biging G, Gale S, Mann J
   
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 16, 2009
The NHANES Volatile Organic Compound Dataset: An Introduction to the Project and Analyses of the Relationship between Personal Exposures to VOCs and Behavioral, Socioeconomic, and Demographic Characteristics
- A Collaborative Project of the NUATRC and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 15, 2009
A Pilot Study using EPA's CMAQ Model and Hospital Admission Data to Identify Multipollutant "Hot Spots" of Concern in Harris County, Texas PDF
- Hamilton W, Byun D, Chan W, Ching JKS, Han Y, Lopez R, Coarfa V, Lee D
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 14, 2008
Impact of Exposure to Urban Air Toxics on Asthma for the Pediatric Medicaid Population in Dearborn, Michigan PDF
- Wahl, RL, Le, HA, Batterman S, Wirth JJ, Wasilevich E, Depa M
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 13, 2008
Testing the Metals Hypothesis in Spokane: Daily Associations between Respiratory and Cardiovascular Outcomes and Airborne Fine Particulate Metals Species PDF
- Claiborn CS, Larson TV, Sheppard L
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 12, 2008
Environmental Technology Verification Report: Sioutas PCIS with Leland Legacy Pump PDF
- Brinkman M, Cowan K, Dindal A, Willenberg Z
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 11, 2007
Oxygenated Urban Air Toxics and Asthma Variability in Middle-School Children: A Panel Study PDF
- Delclos GL, Morandi MT, Stock T and et al
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 10, 2007
Relationships of Indoor, Outdoor, and Personal Air (RIOPA)
Part II. Analyses of Concentrations of Particulate Matter Species 
PDF (3.09 MB)
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Turpin BJ, Weisel CP, Morandi M, and et al

Appendix C. Indoor, Outdoor and Personal Concentrations of PM2.5 Species by City and Season
PDF (168 KB)
Statement: Synopsis of RIOPA Research Report Part II PDF (144 KB)
NUATRC Research Report, No. 9, 2008
Toxic Exposure Assessment: A Columbia-Harvard (TEACH) Study (The Los Angeles Report) PDF
- Kinney PL, Chllrud SN, Sax S, Ross JM, Macintosh D, Myatt TA, Spengler JD
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 8, 2006
Cardiopulmonary Effects of Metal-Containing particulate Exposure PDF (1.11 MB)
Christiani DC, Hauser R, Herrick RF, and et a
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 7, 2005
Relationships of Indoor, Outdoor, and Personal Air (RIOPA):
Part I. Collection methods and descriptive analysis PDF (5.71 MB)
Weisel CP, Zhang JF, Turpin BJ, and et al.
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 6, 2005
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Air of Ten Chicago Area Homes PDF (1.4 MB)
Li A, Schoonover TM, Zou Q, Norlock F, Scheff PA, and Wadden RA
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 5, 2005
Development of a High-efficiency Sampling Pump for Personal Sampling of Particular Matter PDF (2.06 MB)
Hall PM, Krajewski C, and Smith D
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 4, 2005
VOC Exposure in an Industry-Impacted Community PDF (1.89 MB)
Buckley TJ, Payne-Sturges D, Kim SR, and Weaver V
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 3, 2005
Toxic Exposure Assessment: A Columbia-Harvard (TEACH) Study (The New York City Report) PDF (1.28 MB)
Kinney PL, Chillrud SN, Ramstrom S, and et al.
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 2, 2004
Development of New Generation of Personal Monitors for Fine Particular Matter (PM)  PDF (573 KB)
Constantinos Sioutas
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 1 Vol.2, 1997
Personal Exposures to Toxic Air Pollutants  PDF (24.2 MB)  
Dr. Morandi M and Dr. Stock TH

 -  Feasibility Study: Results of the Laboratory Evaluation
 -  Field Pilot Exposure Study: Personal Dosimeter Utilization Study
 -  Modification of the 3500 OVM Passive Dosimeter
  NUATRC Research Report, No. 1 Vol.1, 1996
Personal Exposures to Toxic Air Pollutants: Feasibility Study - Laboratory Evaluations and Field Method Comparison
Dr. Morandi M and Dr. Stock TH
Access to related databases
Please note that a login is required to access the data.
Relationships of Indoor, Outdoor, and Personal Air (RIOPA)
Research Reports 7 (2005) and 10 (2007)
https://riopa.aer.com/login.php

 

Toxic Exposure Assessment: A Columbia-Harvard (TEACH) Study
Research Reports 3 (2005) and 9 (2008)
http://teach.aer.com/

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Peer-reviewed Publications (List)


Columbia University,
Mailman School of Public Health - "Exposures to Air Toxics Among Teenagers in New York City and Los Angeles Columbia Harvard Study - TEACH" PI: Patrick Kinney

  1. Kinney P, Chillrud S, Ramstrom S, Ross J, Spengler J, 2002. "Exposures to multiple air toxics in New York City."  Environmental Health Perspectives 110 (Suppl 4): 539-546.

  2. Sax SN, Bennett DN, Chillrud SN, Kinney PL, and Spengler JD, 2004.  "Differences in source emission rates of volatile organic compounds in inner-city residences of New York City and Los Angeles." Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, Vol 14 (Suppl 1) S95-S109.

  3. Chillrud SN, Epstein D, Ross JM, Sax SN, Pederson D, Spengler JD, Kinney PL, 2004. "Elevated airborne exposures of teenagers to manganese, chromium, and iron from steel dust in New York City's subway system." Environmental Science & Technology, 38 (3): 732-737.

  4. Chillrud SN, Grass D, Ross JM, Coulibaly D, Slavkovich V, Epstein D, Sax SN, Pederson D, Johnson D, Spengler JD, Kinney PL, Simpson HJ, Brandt-Rauf P, 2005. "Steel dust in the New York City subway system as a source of manganese, chromium, and iron exposures for transit workers." Journal of Urban Health, 2005, 82 (1): 33-42. Epub.

 

Environmental and Occupational Health Science Institute (EOHSI) - "Relationship between Indoor, Outdoor and Personal Air - RIOPA Study" PI: Clifford P. Weisel

  1. Weisel CP, Zhang J, Turpin BJ, Morandi MT, Colome S, Stock TH, Spektor DM, et al, 2005. "Relationships of indoor, outdoor, and personal air (RIOPA) Part I. Collection methods and descriptive analyses." NUATRC Research Report # 7.

  2. Zhang J, Zhang L, Fan Z, and Ilacqua V, 2000. "Development of the personal aldehydes and ketones sampler based upon DNSH derivatization on solid sorbent.” Environmental Science & Technology, Vol 34 (Issue 12): 2601-2607.

  3. Naumova YY, et al., 2002. "Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the indoor and outdoor air of three cities in the US.” Environmental Science & Technology, Vol 36 (Issue 12): 2552-2559.

  4. Weisel, CP, 2002. "Assessing exposure to air toxics relative to asthma."  Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol 110 (Suppl 4): 527-537.

  5. Offenberg JH, Naumova YY, Turpin BJ, Eisenreich SJ, Morandi MT, Stock T, Colome SD, Winer AM, Spektor DM, Zhang J, Weisel CP, 2004. "Chlordanes in the indoor and outdoor air of three U.S. cities."  Environmental Science & Technology, 38(10): 2760-2768.

  6. Meng QY, Turpin BJ, Korn L, Weisel CP, Morandi M, Colome S, Zhang J, Stock T, Spektor D, Winer A, Zhang L, Lee JH, Giovanetti R, Cui W, Kwon J, Alimokhtari S, Shendell D, Jones J, Farrar C, Maberti S, 2005. "Influence of ambient (outdoor) sources on residential indoor and personal PM(2.5) concentrations: Analyses of RIOPA data" Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 15: 17-28.

  7. Reff A, Turpin BJ, Porcja RJ, Giovennetti R, Cui W, Weisel CP, Zhang J, Kwon J, Alimokhtari S, Morandi M, Stock T, Maberti S, Colome S, Winer A, Shendell D, Jones J, Farrar C, 2005. "Functional group characterization of indoor, outdoor, and personal PM: results from RIOPA." Indoor Air, 15(1): 53-61.

  8. Weisel CP, Zhang J, Turpin BJ, Morandi MT, Colome S, Stock TH, Spektor DM, Korn L, Winer A, Alimokhtari S, Kwon J, Mohan K, Harrington R, Giovanetti R, Cui W, Afshar M, Maberti S, Shendell D, 2005. "Relationship of Indoor, Outdoor and Personal Air (RIOPA) study: study design, methods and quality assurance/control results." Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology.15: 123-137.

  9. Turpin BJ, Polidori A, Lee JH, Weisel C, Morandi M, Colome S, Stock T, Winer A, Zhang J 2005. " PM2.5 of ambient origin: estimates and exposure errors relevant to PM epidemiology."  Environmental Science & Technology, 39(14): 5105-12.

  10. Liu W, Zhang J, Zhang L, Turpin BJ, Weisel CP, Morandi MT, Stock TH, Colome S, Korn LR, 2006. "Estimating contributions of indoor and outdoor sources to indoor carbonyl concentrations in three urban areas of the United States" Atmospheric Environment, 40(12): 2202-2214.

  11. Kwon J, Weisel CP, Turpin BJ, Zhang J, Korn L, Morandi M, Stock T, Colome S, in press. "Source proximity and outdoor-residential VOC concentrations: Results from the RIOPA study." Environmental Science and Technology 40(13): 4074-4082.

  12. Liu W, Zhang J, Korn LR, Zhang L, Weisel CP, Turpin B, Morandi M, Stock T, Colome S, 2006.  "Predicting personal exposure to airborne carbonyls using residential measurements and time/activity data."  Atmospheric Environment 41(25): 5280-5288.

  13. Zhang J, Harrington R, Zhang L, and Weisel CP, in prep. "Distributions of indoor, outdoor, in-vehicle, and personal concentrations of carbonyl compounds."

Harvard University - "Cardiopulmonary Response to Particulate Exposure" PI: David Christiani

  1. Magari SR, Hauser R, Schwartz J, William PL, Smith TJ, DC, 2001. "The association of heart-rate variability with occupational and environmental exposure to particulate air pollution." Circulation, Vol. 104, 986-991.

  2. Magari, SR; Schwartz, J, Williams PL, Hauser R, Smith TJ, Christiani, DC, 2002.  "The association between personal measurements of environmental exposure to particulates and heart rate variability."  Epidemiology, 13: 305-310.

  3. Magari, SR; Schwartz, J, Williams PL, Hauser R, Smith TJ, Christiani, DC, 2002.  "Association of particulate air metal concentrations with heart rate variability."  Environmental Health Perspectives, (110/9) 875-880.

  4. Kim JY, Wand MP, Hauser R, Mukherjee S, Herrick RF, Christiani DC, 2003.  "Association of expired nitric oxide with occupational particulate exposure.”  Environmental Health Perspectives 111: 676-680.

  5. Kim JY, Hauser R, Wand MP, Herrick RF, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Christiani DC, 2003. "The association of expired nitric oxide with occupational particulate metal exposure." Environmental Research, 93(2): 158-66.

  6. Kim JY, Hauser R, Wand MP, Herrick RF, Houk RS, Aeschliman DB, Woodin MA, Christiani DC, 2003. "Association of expired nitric oxide with urinary metal concentrations in boilermakers exposed to residual oil fly ash."  American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 44(5): 458-66.

Johns Hopkins University - "VOC Exposure in an Industry Impacted Community" PI: Timothy Buckley

  1. Payne-Sturges DC, Schwab M, Buckley TJ, 2004. "Closing the research loop: A risk-based approach for communicating results of air pollution exposure studies." Environmental Health Perspectives, 112:28-34.

  2. Payne-Sturges DC, Burke TA, Breysse P, Diener-West M, Buckley TJ, 2004. "Personal exposure meets risk assessment:  A comparison of measured and modeled exposures and risks in an urban community."  Environmental Health Perspectives, 112:589-598.

University of Il at Chicago  – "Source Apportionment of Indoor PAHs in Urban Residences" PI: An Li

  1. Jang JK, Li A, 2001. "Separation of PCBs and PAHs in sediment samples using silica gel fractionation chromatography."  Chemosphere, 44, 1439-1445.

  2. Norlock FM, Li A, Jang JK, Schoonover TM, 2002. "Large volume injection PTV-GC-MS analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in air and sediment samples."  Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 52, 19-22.

  3. Li A, Schoonover TM, Zou Q, Norlock F, Conroy LM, Scheff PA, Wadden RQ, 2005. "Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in residential air of ten Chicago area homes:  Concentrations and influencing factors."  Atmospheric Environment 39, 3491-3501.

University of Southern California - "Development of a New Generation Personal Sampler for Particulate Matter" PI: Constantinos Sioutas

  1. Misra  C., Singh, M., Hall, P. and Sioutas, C, 2002. "Development and evaluation of a personal particle monitor for size-dependent measurements of mass and chemical composition of individual exposures to particulate matter."  Aerosol Science and Technology,  2002, 1027-1047.

  2. Misra  C., Singh, M., and Sioutas, C, 2003. "Field evaluation of a personal monitor for size-dependent measurement of mass and chemical composition of individual exposure to particulate matter."  Atmospheric Environment, 37: 4781-4793.

 

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health - "Development of Passive Monitor for Volatile Organic Compounds" PI: Thomas Stock

  1. Chung CW, Morandi MT, Stock TH, and Afshar M, 1999. "Evaluation of a passive sampler for volatile organic compounds at ppb concentrations, varying temperatures, and humidities with 24-h exposures. 1. Description and characterization of exposure chamber system”. Environmental Science & Technology,  Vol 33, Issue 20: 3661-3665.

  2. Chung CW, Morandi MT, Stock TH, and Afshar M, 1999. "Evaluation of a passive sampler for volatile organic compounds at ppb concentrations, varying temperatures, and humidities with 24-h exposures. 2. Sampler performance”. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol 33 (Issue 20): 3666-3671.

Washington State University - "Testing the Metals Hypothesis in Spokane" PI: Candis Claiborn

  1. Finn D, Rumburg B, Claiborn C, Bamesberger W, Siems WF, Koenig J, Larson T and Norris G, 2001, "Sampling artifacts from the use of denuder tubes with glycerol based coatings in the measurement of atmospheric particulate matter."  Environmental Science and Technology, 35: 40-44.

  2. Rumburg B, Alldredge R, and Claiborn C, 2001. "Statistical distributions of particulate matter and the error associated with sampling frequency."  Atmospheric Environment 35: 2907-2920.

  3. Vaughan JK, Claiborn CS, and Finn D, 2001. "April 1998 Asian dust event over the Columbia Plateau."  Journal of Geophysical Research, 106: 18,381-18,402.

  4. Claiborn CS, Larson T, Sheppard L, 2002.  "Testing the metals hypothesis in Spokane, Washington."  Environmental Health Perspectives, 110 (Suppl 4): 547-552.

  5. Kim E., Larson TV, Hopke PK, Slaughter C, Sheppard LE, Claiborn C, 2003.  "Source identification of PM2.5 in an arid northwest US city by positive matrix factorization."  Atmospheric Research, 66: 291-305.
 
SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOP PUBLICATIONS

Communicating exposure and health effects results to study subjects, the community and the public: Strategies and Challenges - August 15, 2002 --- Symposium Sponsored by the Leland Center
Published by Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 2004, Vol. 14, No.7 PDF (0.97 MB)
   
  Environmental Air Toxics: Role in Asthma Occurrence? PDF(216KB)
Environmental Health Perspective, Vol. 110, Supplement 4, Aug 2002
   
  Air Toxics and Asthma -- May, 2001 (click here for a copy of this report in pdf format)
Symposium Sponsored by the Leland Center  (Published by Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 110, Supplement 4, August 2002)
  The Role of Human Personal Exposure Assessment in Determining Health Impacts of Urban Air Toxics - March, 2000
Summary Report-March 2000 (click here for a copy of this report in pdf format)
  EPA's Urban Air Toxics Strategy - 1999 Air Toxics Summer Symposium
Summary Report-July 1999 (click here for a copy of this report in pdf format)
MIT Energy Laboratory
  Personal Exposure/Health Effects of Air Toxics -- April, 1997 (Introduction Summary)
Workshop Summary
  Air Toxic: Biomarkers in Environmental Applications -- April, 1995
Symposium Sponsored by the Leland Center  (Published by Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 104, Supplement 5, 10/96)
  Asthma as an Air Toxics End Point -- February, 1994
Symposium Sponsored by the Leland Center (Published by Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 103, Supplement 6, 9/95)
Annual reports
  Year 2004-2005  PDF (1.26MB)
  Year 2002-2003  PDF (924KB)
  Year 2000-2001  PDF (1.24MB)
  Year 1998-1999   PDF (6.24MB)