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Assessing the combined influence of TOC and black carbon in soil–air partitioning of PBDEs and DPs from the Indus River Basin, Pakistan

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Assessing the combined influence of TOC and black carbon in soil–air partitioning of PBDEs and DPs from the Indus River Basin, Pakistan. / Ali, Usman; Mahmood, Adeel; Syed, Jabir Hussain; Li, Jun; Zhang, Gan; Katsoyiannis, Athanasios; Jones, Kevin C.; Malik, Riffat Naseem.

In: Environmental Pollution, Vol. 201, 06.2015, p. 131-140.

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Ali, Usman ; Mahmood, Adeel ; Syed, Jabir Hussain ; Li, Jun ; Zhang, Gan ; Katsoyiannis, Athanasios ; Jones, Kevin C. ; Malik, Riffat Naseem. / Assessing the combined influence of TOC and black carbon in soil–air partitioning of PBDEs and DPs from the Indus River Basin, Pakistan. In: Environmental Pollution. 2015 ; Vol. 201. pp. 131-140.

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title = "Assessing the combined influence of TOC and black carbon in soil–air partitioning of PBDEs and DPs from the Indus River Basin, Pakistan",
abstract = "Abstract Levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and dechlorane plus (DPs) were investigated in the Indus River Basin from Pakistan. Concentrations of ∑PBDEs and ∑DPs were ranged between 0.05 and 2.38 and 0.002–0.53 ng g−1 in the surface soils while 1.43–22.1 and 0.19–7.59 pg m−3 in the passive air samples, respectively. Black carbon (fBC) and total organic carbon (fTOC) fractions were also measured and ranged between 0.73 and 1.75 and 0.04–0.2%, respectively. The statistical analysis revealed strong influence of fBC than fTOC on the distribution of PBDEs and DPs in the Indus River Basin soils. BDE's congener profile suggested the input of penta–bromodiphenylether (DE-71) commercial formulation in the study area. Soil–air partitioning of PBDEs were investigated by employing octanol-air partition coefficients (KOA) and black carbon-air partition coefficients (KBC−A). The results of both models suggested the combined influence of total organic carbon (absorption) and black carbon (adsorption) in the studied area.",
keywords = "PBDEs/DPs, Soil–air partition model, Sorption, Octanol-air partition coefficient, Black carbon-air partition coefficient, Indus River Basin, Pakistan",
author = "Usman Ali and Adeel Mahmood and Syed, {Jabir Hussain} and Jun Li and Gan Zhang and Athanasios Katsoyiannis and Jones, {Kevin C.} and Malik, {Riffat Naseem}",
year = "2015",
month = jun,
doi = "10.1016/j.envpol.2015.02.035",
language = "English",
volume = "201",
pages = "131--140",
journal = "Environmental Pollution",
issn = "0269-7491",
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AU - Ali, Usman

AU - Mahmood, Adeel

AU - Syed, Jabir Hussain

AU - Li, Jun

AU - Zhang, Gan

AU - Katsoyiannis, Athanasios

AU - Jones, Kevin C.

AU - Malik, Riffat Naseem

PY - 2015/6

Y1 - 2015/6

N2 - Abstract Levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and dechlorane plus (DPs) were investigated in the Indus River Basin from Pakistan. Concentrations of ∑PBDEs and ∑DPs were ranged between 0.05 and 2.38 and 0.002–0.53 ng g−1 in the surface soils while 1.43–22.1 and 0.19–7.59 pg m−3 in the passive air samples, respectively. Black carbon (fBC) and total organic carbon (fTOC) fractions were also measured and ranged between 0.73 and 1.75 and 0.04–0.2%, respectively. The statistical analysis revealed strong influence of fBC than fTOC on the distribution of PBDEs and DPs in the Indus River Basin soils. BDE's congener profile suggested the input of penta–bromodiphenylether (DE-71) commercial formulation in the study area. Soil–air partitioning of PBDEs were investigated by employing octanol-air partition coefficients (KOA) and black carbon-air partition coefficients (KBC−A). The results of both models suggested the combined influence of total organic carbon (absorption) and black carbon (adsorption) in the studied area.

AB - Abstract Levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and dechlorane plus (DPs) were investigated in the Indus River Basin from Pakistan. Concentrations of ∑PBDEs and ∑DPs were ranged between 0.05 and 2.38 and 0.002–0.53 ng g−1 in the surface soils while 1.43–22.1 and 0.19–7.59 pg m−3 in the passive air samples, respectively. Black carbon (fBC) and total organic carbon (fTOC) fractions were also measured and ranged between 0.73 and 1.75 and 0.04–0.2%, respectively. The statistical analysis revealed strong influence of fBC than fTOC on the distribution of PBDEs and DPs in the Indus River Basin soils. BDE's congener profile suggested the input of penta–bromodiphenylether (DE-71) commercial formulation in the study area. Soil–air partitioning of PBDEs were investigated by employing octanol-air partition coefficients (KOA) and black carbon-air partition coefficients (KBC−A). The results of both models suggested the combined influence of total organic carbon (absorption) and black carbon (adsorption) in the studied area.

KW - PBDEs/DPs

KW - Soil–air partition model

KW - Sorption

KW - Octanol-air partition coefficient

KW - Black carbon-air partition coefficient

KW - Indus River Basin

KW - Pakistan

U2 - 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.02.035

DO - 10.1016/j.envpol.2015.02.035

M3 - Journal article

VL - 201

SP - 131

EP - 140

JO - Environmental Pollution

JF - Environmental Pollution

SN - 0269-7491

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