Publications - 1996 to current

Petroleum and Environmental Geochemistry Group (PEGG)

Those with their name in a bold font are, or have been, a member of the Petroleum and Environmental Geochemistry Group.


  • Belt S.T., Brown T.A., Smik L., Assmy, P. and Mundy, C.J. (2018) Sterol identification in floating Arctic sea ice algal aggregates and the Antarctic sea ice diatom Berkeleya adeliensis. Organic Geochemistry 118, 1-3. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2018.01.008].
  • Dogra, Y., Scarlett, A.G., Rowe, D., Galloway, T.S. and Rowland, S.J. (2018) Predicted and measured acute toxicity and developmental abnormalities in zebrafish embryos produced by exposure to individual aromatic acids.Chemosphere 205 98-107. [doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.04.079].
  • Edwards, D.S., McKirdy, D.M., Rowland, S.J., Heath, D.J. and Gray, P.S. (2018) Waxy bitumen stranding in southern Australia: A geochemical study of multiple oil families and their likely origins. Organic Geochemistry 118, 132-151. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.12.010].
  • Rowland, S.J. and Sutton, P.A. (2018) Analysis of miscellaneous non-ambergris organic jetsam beach deposits.EarthArXiv Preprints. [doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/9CDYU]
  • Samanipour, S., Baz-Lomba, J.A., Reid, M.J., Ciceri, E., Rowland, S., Nilsson, P. and Thomas, K.V. (2018) Assessing sample extraction efficiencies for the analysis of complex unresolved mixtures of organic pollutants: A comprehensive non-target approach. Analytica Chimica Acta 1025, 92-98. [doi: 10.1016/j.aca.2018.04.020].
  • Wilde, M.J. and Rowland, S.J. (2018) Naphthenic acids in oil sands process waters: Identification by conversion of the acids or esters to hydrocarbons. Organic Geochemistry 115, 188-196. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.09.004].


  • Aminot, Y., Belles, A., Alary, C. and Readman, J.W. (2017) Near-surface distribution of pollutants in coastal waters as assessed by novel polyethylene passive samplers. Marine Pollution Bulletin 119, 92-101. [doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.03.022].
  • Belles, A., Alary, C., Aminot, Y., Readman, J.W. and Franke, C. (2017) Calibration and response of an agarose gel based passive sampler to record short pulses of aquatic organic pollutants. Talanta 165, 1-9. [doi: 10.1016/j.talanta.2016.12.010].
  • Belt S.T., Brown T.A., Smik L., Tatarek A., Wiktor J., Stowasser G., Assmy P., Allen C. and Husum K. (2017) Identification of C25 highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes in diatoms of the genus Rhizosolenia in polar and sub-polar marine phytoplankton. Organic Geochemistry 110, 65-72. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.05.007].
  • Brown, T.A. and Belt, S.T. (2017) Biomarker-based H-Print quantifies the composition of mixed sympagic and pelagic algae consumed by Artemia sp. Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 488, 32-37. [doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2016.12.007].
  • Brown T.A., Assmy P., Hop H., Wold A. and Belt S.T. (2017) Transfer of ice algae carbon to ice-associated amphipods in the high-Arctic pack ice environment. Journal of Plankton Research 39, 664-674. [doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbx030].
  • Brown, T.A., Chrystal, E., Ferguson, S.H., Yurkowski, D.J., Watt. C., Hussey, N.E., Kelley, T.C. and Belt, S.T.(2017) Coupled changes between the H-Print biomarker and δ15N indicates a variable sea ice carbon contribution to the diet of Cumberland Sound beluga whales. Limnology and Oceanography 62, 1606-1619. [doi: 10.1002/lno.10520].
  • Dall’Osto, M., Ovadnevaite, J., Paglione, M., Beddows, D.S.C., Ceburnis, D., Cree, C., Cortés, P., Zamanillo, M., Nunes, S.O., Pérez, G.L., Ortega-Retuerta, E., Emelianov, M., Vaqué, D., Marrasé, C., Estrada, M., Sala, M.M., Vidal, M., Fitzsimons, M.F., Beale, R., Airs, R., Rinaldi, M., Decesari, S., Facchini, M.C., Harrison, R.M., O’Dowd, C. and Simó, R. (2017) Antarctic sea ice region as a source of biogenic organic nitrogen in aerosols. Scientific Reports 7:6047, 1-10. [doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-06188-x].
  • Jennings, A.E., Andrews, J.T., Ó Cofaigh, C., St. Onge, G., Sheldon, C., Belt S.T., Cabedo-Sanz, P. and Hillaire-Marcel, C. (2017) Ocean forcing of Ice Sheet retreat in central west Greenland from LGM to the early Holocene.Earth and Planetary Science Letters 472, 1-13. [doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.05.007].
  • Knies, J., Pathirana, I., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Banica, A., Fabian, K., Rasmussen, T.L., Forwick, M. and Belt, S.T.(2017) Sea-ice dynamics in an Arctic coastal polynya during the past 6500 years. Arktos 3:1, 1-15. [doi: 10.1007/s41063-016-0027-y].
  • Peterson, K., Hultman, M.T., Rowland, S.J. and Tollefsen, K.E. (2017) Toxicity of organic compounds from unresolved complex mixtures (UCMs) to primary fish hepatocytes. Aquatic Toxicology 190C, 150-161. [doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.06.007].
  • Robson, W.J., Sutton, P.A., McCormack, P., Chilcott, N.P. and Rowland, S.J. (2017) Class type separation of the polar and apolar components of petroleum. Analytical Chemistry 89, 2919-2927. [doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04202].
  • Rontani, J.-F., Galeron, M.-A., Amiraux, R., Artigue, L. and Belt S.T. (2017) Use of di- and triterpenoid lipid tracers confirms the significant role played by autoxidation in the degradation of terrestrial vascular plant material in the Canadian Arctic. Organic Geochemistry 108, 43-50. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.03.011].
  • Rowland, S.J. and Sutton, P.A. (2017) Chromatographic and spectral studies of jetsam and archived ambergris.Natural Product Research 31, 1752-1757. [doi: 10.1080/14786419.2017.1290618].
  • Smik, L. and Belt S.T. (2017) Distributions of the Arctic sea ice biomarker proxy IP25 and two phytoplanktonic biomarkers in surface sediments from West Svalbard. Organic Geochemistry 105, 39-41. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.01.005].
  • Yanan Di, Aminot, Y., Schroeder, D.C., Readman, J.W. and Jha, A.N. (2017) Integrated biological responses and tissue-specific expression of p53 and ras genes in marine mussels following exposure to benzo(α)pyrene and C60 fullerenes, either alone or in combination. Mutagenesis 32, 77-90. [doi: 10.1093/mutage/gew049].


  • Belt, S.T., Smik, L., Brown, T.A., Kim, J.-H., Rowland, S.J., Allen, C.S., Gal, J.-K., Shin, K.-H., Lee, J.I. and Taylor, K.W.R. (2016) Source identification and distribution reveals the potential of the geochemical Antarctic sea ice proxy IPSO25. Nature Communications 7:12655. [doi: 10.1038/ncomms12655].
  • Brown, T.A. and Belt, S.T. (2016) Novel tri- and tetra-unsaturated highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes from the marine diatom Pleurosigma intermedium. Organic Geochemistry 91, 120-122. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.11.008].
  • Brown, T.A., Belt, S.T., Gosselin,, M. Levasseur, M., Poulin, M., and Mundy,C.J. (2016) Quantitative estimates of sinking sea ice particulate organic carbon based on the biomarker IP25. Marine Ecology Progress Series 546, 17-29. [doi: 10.3354/meps11668].
  • Cabedo-Sanz, P. and Belt, S.T. (2016) Seasonal sea ice variability in eastern Fram Strait over the last 2000 years.Arktos 2:22, 1-12. [doi: 10.1007/s41063-016-0023-2].
  • Cabedo-Sanz, P., Smik, L. and Belt, S.T. (2016) On the stability of various highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) lipids in stored sediments and sediment extracts. Organic Geochemistry 97, 74-77. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.04.010].
  • Cabedo-Sanz, P., Belt, S.T., Jennings, A.E., Andrews, J.T. and Geirsdóttir, Á. (2016) Variability in drift ice export from the Arctic Ocean to the North Icelandic Shelf over the last 8,000 years: a multi-proxy evaluation. Quaternary Science Reviews 146, 99–115. [doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.06.012].
  • Dissanayake, A., Scarlett, A.G. and Jha, A.N. (2016) Diamondoid naphthenic acids cause in vivo genetic damage in gills and haemocytes of marine mussels. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23, 7060-7066. [doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-6268-2].
  • Frank, R.A., Milestone, C.B., Rowland, S.J., Headley, J.V., Kavanagh, R.J., Lengger, S.K., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E., Peru, K.M. and Hewitt, L.M. (2016) Assessing spatial and temporal variability of acid-extractable organics in oil sands process-affected waters. Chemosphere 160, 303-313. [doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.06.093].
  • Jonker, M.T.O., Candido, A., Vrabie, C.M., Scarlett, A.G. and Rowland, S.J. (2016) Synergistic androgenic effect of a petroleum product caused by the joint action of at least three different types of compounds. Chemosphere 144, 1142-1147. [doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.09.094].
  • Kaiser, J., Belt, S.T., Tomczak, M., Brown, T.A., Wasmund, N. and Arz, H.W. (2016) C25 highly branched isoprenoid alkenes in the Baltic Sea produced by the marine planktonic diatom Pseudosolenia calcar-avis. Organic Geochemistry 93, 120-122. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.01.002].
  • Lees, K., Fitzsimons, M., Snape, J., Tappin, A. and Comber, S. (2016) Pharmaceuticals in soils of lower income countries: Physico-chemical fate and risks from wastewater irrigation. Environment International 94, pp.712-723. [doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.06.018].
  • Lengger, S.K., Fromont J., Grice K. (2016) Tapping the archives: The sterol composition of marine sponge species, as determined non-invasively from museum-preserved specimens, reveals biogeographical features. Geobiology15, 184-194. [doi: 10.1111/gbi.12206].
  • Polyak, L., Belt, S.T., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Yamamoto, M. and Park, Y.-H. (2016) Holocene sea-ice conditions and circulation at the Chukchi-Alaskan margin, Arctic Ocean, inferred from biomarker proxies. The Holocene 26, 1810-1821. [doi: 10.1177/0959683616645939].
  • Rontani, J.-F., Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Amiraux, R., Gosselin, M., Vaultier, F. and Mundy, C.J. (2016) Monitoring abiotic degradation in sinking versus suspended Arctic sea ice algae during a spring ice melt using specific lipid oxidation tracers. Organic Geochemistry 98, 82-97. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.05.016].
  • Scherr, K.E., Backes, D., Scarlett, A.G., Lantschbauer, W. and Nahold, N. (2016) Biogeochemical gradients above a coal tar DNAPL. Science of the Total Environment 563-564, 741-754. [doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.11.036].
  • Sheldon, N.D., Grimes, S.T., Hooker, J.J., Collinson, M.E., Bugler, M.J., Hren, M.T., Price, G.D. and Sutton, P.A.(2016) Coupling of marine and continental oxygen isotope records during the Eocene-Oligocene transition.Geological Society of America Bulletin 128, 502-510. [doi: 10.1130/B31315.1].
  • Smik, L., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Belt, S.T. (2016) Semi-quantitative estimates of paleo Arctic sea ice concentration based on source-specific highly branched isoprenoid alkenes: A further development of the PIP25 index. Organic Geochemistry 92, 63-69. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.12.007].
  • Smik, L., Belt, S.T., Lieser, J., Armand, L.K. and Leventer, A. (2016) Distributions of highly branched isoprenoid alkenes and other algal lipids in surface waters from East Antarctica: Further insights for biomarker-based paleo sea-ice reconstruction. Organic Geochemistry 95, 71-80. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.02.011].
  • Sutton, P.A. and Rowland, S.J. (2016) Spectral and chromatographic characterisation of the onoceroid, ambrane: A potential novel biological marker. Organic Geochemistry 102, 106-109. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.10.007].
  • Xiao-Lei Liu, Birgel, D., Elling, F.J., Sutton, P.A., Lipp, J.S., Rong Zhu, Chuanlun Zhang, Könneke, M., Peckmann, J., Rowland, S.J., Summons, R.E. and Hinrichs, K.-U. (2016) From ether to acid: A plausible degradation pathway of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 183, 138-152. [doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.04.016].


  • Belt, S.T. and Cabedo-Sanz, P. (2015) Characterisation and isomerisation of mono- and di-unsaturated highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes: Considerations for palaeoenvironment studies. Organic Geochemistry 87, 55-67. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.07.003].
  • Belt, S.T., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Smik, L., Navarro-Rodriguez, A., Berben, S.M. P., Knies, J. and Husum, K. (2015) Identification of paleo Arctic winter sea ice limits and the marginal ice zone: Optimised biomarker-based reconstructions of late Quaternary Arctic sea ice. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 431, 127-139. [doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.09.020].
  • Brown, T.A., Hegseth, E.N. and Belt, S.T. (2015) A biomarker-based investigation of the mid-winter ecosystem in Rijpfjorden, Svalbard. Polar Biology 38, 37-50. [doi: 10.1007/s00300-013-1352-2].
  • Cabedo-Sanz, P. and Belt, S.T. (2015) Identification and characterisation of a novel mono-unsaturated highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkene in ancient Arctic sediments. Organic Geochemistry 81, 34-39. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.01.009].
  • Lengger, S.K., Scarlett A.G., West C.E., Frank R.A., Hewitt L.M., Milestone C.B. and Rowland S.J. (2015) Use of the distributions of adamantane acids to profile short-term temporal and pond-scale spatial variations in the composition of oil sands process-affected waters. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 17, 1415-1423. [doi: 10.1039/c5em00287g].
  • Napper, I.E., Bakir, A., Rowland, S.J. and Thompson, R.C. (2015) Characterisation, quantity and sorptive properties of microplastics extracted from cosmetics. Marine Pollution Bulletin 99, 178-185. [doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.07.029].

  • Rontani, J.F., Aubert, C. and Belt, S.T. (2015) EIMS fragmentation pathways and MRM quantification of 7α/β-hydroxy-dehydroabietic acid TMS derivatives. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 26, 1606-1616. [doi: 10.1007/s13361-015-1157-3].
  • Swigert, J.P., Lee, C., Wong, D.C.L., White, R., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E. and Rowland, S.J. (2015) Aquatic hazard assessment of a commercial sample of naphthenic acids. Chemosphere 124, 1-9. [doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.10.052].
  • Wilde, M. and Rowland, S.J. (2015) Structural identification of petroleum acids by conversion to hydrocarbons and multidimensional gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry 87, 8457-8465. [doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b01865].
  • Wilde M.J., West C.E., Scarlett A.G., Jones D., Frank R.A., Hewitt L.M. and Rowland S.J. (2015) Bicyclic naphthenic acids in oil sands process water: Identification by comprehensive multidimensional gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1378, 74–87. [doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2014.12.008].


  • Bakir, A., Rowland, S.J. and Thompson, R.C. (2014) Enhanced desorption of persistent organic pollutants from microplastics under simulated physiological conditions. Environmental Pollution 185, 16-23. [doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.10.007].
  • Bakir, A., Rowland, S.J. and Thompson, R.C. (2014) Transport of persistent organic pollutants by microplastics in estuarine conditions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 140, 14-21. [doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2014.01.004].
  • Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Ampel, L., Cabedo-Sanz. P., Fahl, K., Kocis, J.J., Massé, G., Navarro-Rodriguez, A., Ruan, J. and Xu, Y. (2014) An inter-laboratory investigation of the Arctic sea ice biomarker proxy IP25 in marine sediments: key outcomes and recommendations. Climate of the Past 10, 155-166. [doi: 10.5194/cp-10-155-2014].
  • Berben, S.M.P., Husum, K., Cabedo-Sanz, P. and Belt, S.T. (2014) Holocene sub centennial evolution of Atlantic water inflow and sea ice distribution in the western Barents Sea. Climate of the Past 10, 181-198. [doi: 10.5194/cp-10-181-2014].
  • Brown, T.A., Alexander, C., Yurkowski, D.J., Ferguson S.H. and Belt, S.T. (2014) Identifying variable sea ice carbon contributions to the Arctic ecosystem: A case study using highly branched isoprenoid lipid biomarkers in Cumberland Sound ringed seals. Limnology and Oceanography 59, 1581-1589. [doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.5.1581].
  • Brown T.A., Belt S.T. and Cabedo-Sanz P. (2014) Identification of a novel di-unsaturated C25 highly branched isoprenoid in the marine tube-dwelling diatom Berkeleya rutilans. Environmental Chemistry Letters 12, 455-460. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-014-0472-4].
  • Brown, T.A., Belt, S.T., Tatarekm A. and Mundy, C.J. (2014) Source identification of the Arctic sea ice proxy IP25.Nature Communications 5: 4197. [doi: 10.1038/ncomms5197].
  • Brown T.A., Yurkowski D.J., Ferguson S.H., Alexander C. and Belt, S.T. (2014) H-Print: A new chemical fingerprinting approach for distinguishing primary production sources in Arctic ecosystems. Environmental Chemistry Letters 12, 387-392. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-014-0459-1].
  • Coomber, R., Pavlidis, A., Hanley Santos, G., Wilde, M., Schmidt, W., Redshaw, C. (2014) The supply of steroids and other performance and image enhancing drugs (PIEDs) in one English city: Fakes, counterfeits, supplier trust, common beliefs and access. Performance Enhancement & Health 3, 135-144. [doi: 10.1016/j.peh.2015.10.004].
  • Frank, R.A., Roy, J.W., Bickerton, G., Rowland, S.J., Headley, J.V., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E., Peru, K.M., Parrott, J.L., Conly, F.M. and Hewitt, L.M. (2014) Profiling oil sands mixtures from industrial developments and natural groundwaters for source identification. Environmental Science & Technology 48, 2660-2670. [doi: 10.1021/es500131k].
  • Knies, J., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Belt, S.T., Baranwal, S., Fietz, S., and Rosell-Melé, A. (2014) The emergence of modern sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean. Nature Communications 5:5605. [doi: 10.1038/ncomms6608].
  • Megson, D., Brown, T.A., Johnson, G.W., O'Sullivan, G., Bicknell, A.W., Votier, S.C., Lohan, M.C., Comber, S., Kalin, R. and Worsfold, P.J. (2014) Identifying the provenance of Leach's storm petrels in the North Atlantic using polychlorinated biphenyl signatures derived from comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Chemosphere 114, 195-202. [doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.04.061].
  • Rontani, J.-F., Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A. and Aubert, C. (2014) Electron ionization mass spectrometry fragmentation pathways of trimethylsilyl derivatives of isomeric allylic alcohols derived from HBI alkene oxidation. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28, 1937-1947. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.6974].
  • Rontani, J.-F., Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Vaultier, F. and Mundy, C.J. (2014) Sequential photo- and autoxidation of diatom lipids in Arctic sea ice. Organic Geochemistry 77, 59-71. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.09.009].
  • Rontani, J.-F., Belt, S.T., Vaultier, F., Brown, T.A. and Massé, G. (2014) Autoxidative and photooxidative reactivity of highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes. Lipids 49, 481-494. [doi: 10.1007/s11745-014-3891-x].
  • Rowland, S.J., Pereira, A.S., Martin, J.W., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E., Lengger, S.K., Wilde, M.J., Pureveen, J., Tegelaar, E.W., Frank, R.A. and Hewitt, L.M. (2014) Mass spectral characterisation of a polar, esterified fraction of an organic extract of an oil sands process water. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28, 2352-2362. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.7024].
  • Sutton, P.A. and Rowland, S.J. (2014) Determination of the content of C80 tetraacids in petroleum. Energy & Fuels28, 5657-5669. [doi: 10.1021/ef5012337].
  • Tappin A.D., Loughnane J.P., McCarthy A.J. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2014) Bacterio-plankton transformation of diazepam and 2-amino-5-chlorobenzophenone in river waters. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 16, 2227-2236. [doi: 10.1039/C4EM00306C].
  • West, C.E., Pureveen, J., Scarlett, A.G., Lengger, S.K., Wilde, M.J., Korndorffer, F., Tegelaar, E.W. and Rowland, S.J. (2014) Can two-dimensional gas chromatography/mass spectrometric identification of bicyclic aromatic acids in petroleum fractions help to reveal further details of aromatic hydrocarbon biotransformation pathways? Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28, 1023-1032. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.6876].
  • West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Tonkin, A., O'Carroll-Fitzpatrick, D., Pureveen, J., Tegelaar, E., Gieleciak, R., Hager, D., Petersen, K., Tollefsen, K.-E. and Rowland, S.J. (2014) Diaromatic sulfur-containing 'naphthenic' acids in process waters. Water Research 51, 206-215. [doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.10.058].


  • Alam, M.S, West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Rowland, S.J. and Harrison, R.M. (2013) Application of 2D-GCMS reveals many industrial chemicals in airborne particulate matter. Atmospheric Environment 65, 101-111. [doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.10.014].
  • Alonso-García, M., Andrews, J.T., Belt, S.T., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Darby, D. and Jaeger, J. (2013) A comparison between multi-proxy and historical data (AD 1990-1840) of drift-ice conditions on the East Greenland shelf (~66°N).The Holocene 23, 1672-1683. [doi: 10.1177/0959683613505343].
  • Belt, S.T. and Müller, J. (2013) The Arctic sea ice biomarker IP25: A review of current understanding, recommendations for future research and applications in palaeo sea ice reconstructions. Quaternary Science Reviews 79, 9-25. [doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.12.001].
  • Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Ampel, L., Cabedo-Sanz. P., Fahl, K., Kocis, J.J., Massé, G., Navarro-Rodriguez, A., Ruan, J. and Xu, Y. (2013) An inter-laboratory investigation of the Arctic sea ice biomarker proxy IP25 in marine sediments: key outcomes and recommendations. Clim. Past Discuss. 9, 5263-5298. [doi: 10.5194/cpd-9-5263-2013].
  • Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Ringrose, A.E., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Mundy, C.J., Gosselin, M. and Poulin, M. (2013) Quantitative measurements of the sea ice diatom biomarker IP25 and sterols in Arctic sea ice and underlying sediments: Further considerations for palaeo sea ice reconstructions. Organic Geochemistry 62, 33-45. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.07.002].
  • Berben, S.M.P., Husum, K., Cabedo-Sanz, P. and Belt, S.T. (2013) Holocene sub centennial evolution of Atlantic water inflow and sea ice distribution in the western Barents Sea. Clim. Past Discuss. 9, 4893-4938. [doi: 10.5194/cpd-9-4893-2013].
  • Brown, T.A., Belt, S.T., Ferguson, S.H., Yurkowski, D.J., Davison, N.J., Barnett, J.E.F. and Jepson, P.D. (2013) Identification of the sea ice diatom biomarker IP25 and related lipids in marine mammals: A potential method for investigating regional variations in dietary sources within higher trophic level marine systems. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 441, 99-104. [doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2013.01.020].
  • Brown T.A., Bicknell A.W.J., Votier, S.C. and Belt, S.T. (2013) Novel molecular fingerprinting of marine avian diet provides a tool for gaining insights into feeding ecology. Environmental Chemistry Letters 11, 283-288. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-013-0402-x].
  • Browne, M.A., Niven, S.J., Galloway, T.S., Rowland, S.J. and Thompson, R.C. (2013) Microplastic moves pollutants and additives to worms, reducing functions linked to health and biodiversity. Current Biology 23, 2388-2392. [doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.10.012].
  • Cabedo-Sanz, P., Belt, S.T., Knies, J. and Husum, K. (2013) Identification of contrasting seasonal sea ice conditions during the Younger Dryas. Quaternary Science Reviews 79, 74-86. [doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.10.028].
  • Downes-Tettmar, N., Rowland, S., Widdicombe, C., Woodward, M. and Llewellyn, C. (2013) Seasonal variation in Pseudo-nitzschia spp. and domoic acid in the Western English Channel. Continental Shelf Research 53, 40-49. [doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2012.10.011].
  • Henry, T.B., Wileman, S.J., Boran, H. and Sutton, P.A. (2013) Association of Hg2+ with aqueous (C60)n aggregates facilitates increased bioavailability of Hg2+ in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Science & Technology 47, 9997-10004. [doi: 10.1021/es4015597].
  • Johnson R.J., Smith, B.E., Rowland, S.J. and Whitby, C. (2013) Biodegradation of alkylbranched aromatic alkanoic naphthenic acids by Pseudonomas putida KT2440. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 81, 3-8. [doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2011.11.008].
  • Jones, D., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E., Frank, R.A. Gieleciak, R., Hager, D., Pureveen, J., Tegelaar, E. and Rowland, S.J. (2013) Elemental and spectroscopic characterisation of fractions of an acidic extract of oil sands process water. Chemosphere 93, 1655-1664. [doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.03.011].
  • Lengger, S.K., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E. and Rowland, S.J. (2013) Diamondoid diacids ('O4' species) in oil sands process-affected water. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 27, 2648-2654. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.6729].
  • Manners, H.R., Grimes, S.T., Sutton, P.A., Domingo, L., Leng, M.J., Twitchett, R.J., Hart, M.B., Dunkley Jones, T., Pancost, R.D., Duller, R. and Lopez-Martinez, N. (2013) Magnitude and profile of organic carbon isotope records from the Paleocene–Eocene thermal maximum: Evidence from northern Spain. Earth and Planetary Science Letters376, 220-230. [doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.016].
  • Megson D., Kalin R., Worsfold P.J., Gauchotte-Lindsay C., Patterson, D.G., Jr., Lohan M.C., Comber S., Brown T.A. and O'Sullivan G. (2013) Fingerprinting polychlorinated biphenyls in environmental samples using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1318, 276-283. [doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2013.10.016].
  • Navarro-Rodriguez, A., Belt, S.T., Knies, J. and Brown, T.A. (2013) Mapping recent sea ice conditions in the Barents Sea using the proxy biomarker IP25: Implications for palaeo sea ice reconstructions. Quaternary Science Reviews 79, 26-39. [doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.11.025].
  • Reinardy, H.C., Scarlett, A.G., Henry, T.B., West, C.E., Hewitt, L.M., Frank, R.A. and Rowland, S.J. (2013) Aromatic naphthenic acids in oil sands process-affected water, resolved by GCxGC-MS, only weakly induce the gene for vitellogenin production in zebrafish (Danio rerio) larvae. Environmental Science & Technology 47, 6614–6620. [doi: 10.1021/es304799m].
  • Scarlett, A.G., Reinardy, H.C., Henry, T.B., West, C.E., Frank, R.A., Hewitt, L.M. and Rowland, S.J. (2013) Acute toxicity of aromatic and non-aromatic fractions of naphthenic acids extracted from oil sands process-affected water to larval zebrafish. Chemosphere 93, 415-420. [doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.05.020].
  • Sutton, P.A., Wilde, M.J., Martin, S.J., Cvacka, J. and Rowland, S.J. (2013) Studies of long chain lipids in insects by high temperature gas chromatography and high temperature gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A. 1297, 236–240. [doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2013.05.006].
  • West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Pureveen, J., Tegelaar, E. and Rowland, S.J. (2013) Abundant naphthenic acids in oil sands process-affected water: Studies by synthesis, derivatisation and two-dimensional gas chromatography/high-resolution mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 27, 357-365. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.6452].


  • Bakir, A., Rowland S.J. and Thompson R.C. (2012) Competitive sorption of persistent organic pollutants onto microplastics in the marine environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 2782–2789. [doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.09.010].
  • Belt, S.T., Brown T.A., Cabedo Sanz, P. and Navarro Rodriguez, A. (2012) Structural confirmation of the sea ice biomarker IP25 found in Arctic marine sediments. Environmental Chemistry Letters 10, 189-192. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-011-0344-0].
  • Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Navarro Rodriguez, A., Cabedo Sanz, P., Tonkin, A. and Ingle, R. (2012) A reproducible method for the extraction, identification and quantification of the Arctic sea ice proxy IP25 from marine sediments.Analytical Methods 4, 705-713. [doi: 10.1039/C2AY05728J].
  • Brown, T.A. and Belt, S.T. (2012) Identification of the sea ice diatom biomarker IP25 in Arctic benthic macrofauna: direct evidence for a sea ice diatom diet in Arctic heterotrophs. Polar Biology 35, 131-137. [doi: 10.1007/s00300-011-1045-7].
  • Brown, T.A. and Belt, S.T. (2012) Closely linked sea ice–pelagic coupling in the Amundsen Gulf revealed by the sea ice diatom biomarker IP25. Journal of Plankton Research 34, 647-654. [doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbs045].
  • Brown, T.A., Belt, S.T. and Piepenburg, D. (2012) Evidence for a pan-Arctic sea-ice diatom diet in Strongylocentrotus spp. Polar Biology 30, 1281-1287. [doi: 10.1007/s00300-012-1164-9].
  • Fitzsimons, M.F., Lohan, M., Millward, G.E. and Tappin, A.D. (2012) The role of suspended particles in estuarine and coastal biogeochemistry. In: Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science, Volume 4, Geochemistry of Estuaries and Coasts, (Shimmield, G., ed.), Elsevier. pp. 71–114. [ISBN: 978-0-08-087885-0 ] [doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-374711-2.00404-6].
  • Johnson R.J., West C.E., Swaih A.M., Folwell B.D., Smith B.E., Rowland, S.J. and Whitby, C. (2012) Aerobic biotransformation of alkyl branched aromatic alkanoic naphthenic acids via two different pathways by a new isolate of Mycobacterium Environmental Microbiology 14, 872-882. [doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02649.x].
  • Jones, D., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Frank, R.A. and Rowland, S.J. (2012) Isolation and estimation of the 'aromatic' naphthenic acid content of an oil sands process-affected water extract. Journal of Chromatography A1247, 171–175. [doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2012.05.073].
  • Rowland, S.J., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Cheuk Ho and Jones, D. (2012) Differentiation of two industrial oil sands process-affected waters by two-dimensional gas chromatography/mass spectrometry of diamondoid acid profiles. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 26, 572-576. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.6138].
  • Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E., Jones, D., Galloway, T.S and Rowland, S.J. (2012) Predicted toxicity of naphthenic acids present in oil sands process-affected waters to a range of environmental and human endpoints. Science of the Total Environment 425, 119-127. [doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.02.064].
  • Sutton, P.A. and Rowland, S.J. (2012) High temperature gas chromatography–time-of-flight-mass spectrometry (HTGC–ToF-MS) for high-boiling compounds. Journal of Chromatography A. 1243, 69–80. [doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2012.04.044].
  • Tappin, A.D., Loughnane, J.P., McCarthy, A.J. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2012) Removal of atrazine from river waters by indigenous microorganisms. Environmental Chemistry Letters 10, 89-96. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-011-0332-4].
  • Tollefsen, K.E., Petersen, K. and Rowland, S.J. (2012) Toxicity of synthetic naphthenic acids to rainbow trout liver cells. Environmental Science & Technology 46, 5143-5150. [doi: 10.1021/es204124w].
  • West, C.E. and Rowland S.J. (2012) Aqueous phototransformation of diazepam and related human metabolites under simulated sunlight. Environmental Science & Technology 46, 4749-4756. [doi: 10.1021/es203529z].


  • Axford, Y., Andresen, C.S., Andrews, J.T., Belt, S.T., Geirsdóttir, Á., Massé, G., Miller, G.H., Ólafsdóttir, S. and Vare, L.L. (2011) Do paleoclimate proxies agree? A test comparing 19 late Holocene climate and sea-ice reconstructions from Icelandic marine and lake sediments. Journal of Quaternary Science 26, 645-656. [doi: 10.1002/jqs.1487].
  • Brown, T.A., Belt. S., Mundy, C., Philippe, B., Massé, G. and Poulin, M. (2011) Temporal and vertical variations of lipid biomarkers during a bottom ice diatom bloom in the Canadian Beaufort Sea: further evidence for the use of the IP25 biomarker as a proxy for spring Arctic sea ice. Polar Biology 34, 1857-1868. [doi: 10.1007/s00300-010-0942-5].
  • Johnson, R.J., Smith, B.E., Sutton, P.A., McGenity, T.J., Rowland, S. and Whitby, C. (2011) Microbial biodegradation of aromatic alkanoic naphthenic acids is affected by the degree of alkyl side chain branching. ISME Journal 5, 486-496. [doi: 10.1038/ismej.2010.146].
  • Jones, D., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E. and Rowland, S.J. (2011) Toxicity of individual naphthenic acids to Vibrio fisheri. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 9776-9782. [doi: 10.1021/es201948j].
  • Massé, G., Belt, S.T., Crosta, X., Schmidt, S., Snape, I., Thomas, D.N. and Rowland, S.J. (2011) Highly branched isoprenoids as proxies for variable sea ice conditions in the Southern Ocean. Antarctic Science 23, 487-498. [doi: 10.1017/S0954102011000381].
  • Rontani, J.-F., Belt, S.T., Vaultier, F. and Brown, T.A. (2011) Visible light induced photo-oxidation of highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes: Significant dependence on the number and nature of double bonds. Organic Geochemistry 42, 812-822. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2011.04.013.].
  • Rowland, S.J., Clough, R., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Jones, D. and Thompson, S. (2011) Synthesis and mass spectrometry of some tri- and tetracyclic naphthenic acids. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 25, 2573-2578. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.5153].
  • Rowland, S.J., Jones, D., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E., Liu Pok Hin, Boberek, M., Tonkin, A., Smith, B.E. and Whitby, C. (2011) Synthesis and toxicity of some metabolites of the microbial degradation of synthetic naphthenic acids. Science of the Total Environment 409, 2936-2941. [doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.04.012].
  • Rowland, S.J., Scarlett, A.G., Jones, D., West, C.E. and Frank, R.A. (2011) Diamonds in the rough: Identification of individual naphthenic acids in oil sands process water. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 3154-3159. [doi: 10.1021/es103721b].
    This paper has been selected by ACS Environmental Science & Technology journal Editor-in-Chief Jerry Schnoor to appear additionally in a special online-only virtual issue entitled "Water-Energy Nexus" aimed at the scientifically literate general public.
  • Rowland, S.J., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G. and Jones, D. (2011) Identification of individual acids in a commercial sample of naphthenic acids from petroleum by two dimensional comprehensive gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 25, 1741-1751. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.5040].
  • Rowland, S.J., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Jones, D., Boberek, M., Pan, L., Ng, M., Kwong, L. and Tonkin, A. (2011) Monocyclic and monoaromatic naphthenic acids: Synthesis & characterisation. Environmental Chemistry Letters 9, 525-533. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-011-0314-6].
  • Rowland, S.J., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Jones, D. and Frank, R.A. (2011) Identification of individual tetra- and pentacyclic naphthenic acids in oil sands process water by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 25, 1198-1204. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.4977].
  • Rowland, S.J., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Jones, D., Frank. R. and Hewitt, L.M. (2011) Steroidal aromatic 'naphthenic acids' in oil sands process-affected water: Structural comparisons with environmental estrogens.Environmental Science & Technology 45, 9806-9815. [doi: 10.1021/es202606d].
  • Scarlett, A.G., Clough, R., West, C.E., Lewis, C.A., Booth, A.M. and Rowland, S.J. (2011) Alkylnaphthalenes: Priority pollutants or minor contributors to the poor health of marine mussels? Environmental Science & Technology45, 6160-6166. [doi: 10.1021/es201234a].
  • Ussher, S.J., Manning, A.D., Tappin, A.D. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2011) Observed dissolved and particulate nitrogen concentrations in a mini flume. Hydrobiologia 672, 69-77. [doi: 10.1007/s10750-011-0759-4 ].
  • West, C.E., Jones, D., Scarlett, A.G. and Rowland, S.J. (2011) Compositional heterogeneity may limit the usefulness of some commercial naphthenic acids for toxicity assays. Science of the Total Environment 409, 4125-4131. [doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.05.061].


  • Belt, S.T., Vare, L.L., Massé, G., Manners, H.R., Price, J.C., MacLachlan, S.E., Andrews, J.T. and Schmidt, S. (2010) Striking similarities in temporal changes to seasonal sea ice conditions across the central Canadian Arctic Archipelago over the last 7,000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 3489-3504. [doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.041].
  • Frenzel, M., Scarlett A., Rowland, S.J., Galloway T.S., Burton, S.K., Lappin-Scott, H.M. and Booth A.M. (2010) Complications with remediation strategies involving the biodegradation and detoxification of recalcitrant contaminant aromatic hydrocarbons. Science of the Total Environment 408, 4093-4101. [doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.04.042].
  • Gregory, T.R., Smart, C.W., Hart, M.B., Massé, G., Vare, L.L. and Belt S.T. (2010) Holocene palaeoceanographic changes in Barrow Strait, Canadian Arctic: foraminiferal evidence. Journal of Quaternary Science 25, 903-910. [doi: 10.1002/jqs.1367].
  • Jones, D.E. and Turner, A. (2010) Bioaccessibility and mobilisation of copper and zinc in estuarine sediment contaminated by antifouling paint particles. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 87, 399-404. [doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2010.01.018].
  • Lewis, C., Guitart, C., Pook, C., Scarlett, A., Readman, J.W. and Galloway, T.S. (2010) Integrated assessment of oil pollution using biological monitoring and chemical fingerprinting. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29, 1358-1366. [doi: 10.1002/etc.156].
  • Sutton, P.A., Smith, B.E. and Rowland, S.J. (2010) Mass spectrometry of polycyclic tetracarboxylic ('ARN') acids and tetramethyl esters. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 24, 3195-3204. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.4761].
  • Sutton, P.A., Smith, B.E., Waters, D. and Rowland, S.J. (2010) Identification of a novel ester obtained during isolation of C80 ("ARN") tetraprotic acids from an oilfield pipeline deposit. Energy Fuels 24, 5579-5585. [doi: 10.1021/ef1008743].
  • Tappin, A.D., Millward, G.E. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2010) Particle-water interactions of organic nitrogen in turbid estuaries. Marine Chemistry 122, 28-38. [doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2010.08.006].
  • Vare, L.L., Massé, G. and Belt, S.T. (2010) A biomarker-based reconstruction of sea ice conditions for the Barents Sea in recent centuries. The Holocene 20, 637-643. [doi: 10.1177/0959683609355179].


  • Andrews, J.T., Belt, S.T., Olafsdottir, S., Massé, G. and Vare, L.L. (2009) Sea ice and marine climate variability for NW Iceland/Denmark Strait over the last 2000 cal. yr BP. The Holocene 19, 775-784. [doi: 10.1177/0959683609105302].
  • Belt, S.T. (2009) Impacts of assessment in problem-based learning: A case study from chemistry. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences 5, 16-21. [ISSN: 1740-9888; web access.
  • Curtis-Jackson, P.K., Massé, G., Gledhill, M., Fitzsimons, M.F. (2009) Characterisation of low molecular weight dissolved organic nitrogen by liquid chromatography-electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 7, 52-63.
  • Frenzel, M., James, P., Burton, S.K., Rowland, S.J. and Lappin-Scott, H.M. (2009) Towards bioremediation of toxic unresolved complex mixtures of hydrocarbons: identification of bacteria capable of rapid degradation of alkyltetralins. Journal of Soils & Sediments 9, 129-136. [doi: 10.1007/s11368-009-0070-4].
  • Leakey C.D.B., Attrill M.J., Jennings S. and Fitzsimons M.F. (2009) Multi-element otolith chemistry of juvenile sole (Solea solea), whiting (Merlangius merlangus) and European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) in the Thames Estuary and adjacent coastal regions. Journal of Sea Research 61, 268-274. [doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2008.12.002].
  • Melbye, A.G., Brakstad, O.G., Hokstad, J.N., Gregersen, I.K., Hansen, B.H., Booth, A.M., Rowland, S.J. and Tollefsen, K.E. (2009) Chemical and toxicological characterization of an unresolved complex mixture-rich biodegraded crude oil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28, 1815-1824. [doi: 10.1897/08-545.1].
  • Müller, J., Massé, G., Stein, R. and Belt, S.T. (2009) Variability of sea ice conditions in the Fram Strait over the past 30,000 years. Nature Geoscience 2, 772-776. [doi: 10.1038/ngeo665]. This publication is featured in the Backstoryand News and Views sections of the Journal.
  • Rees A.P., Hope S.B., Widdicombe C.E., Dixon J.L., Fitzsimons M.F. and Woodward E.M.S. (2009) Alkaline phosphatase activity in the western English Channel: Elevations induced by high summertime rainfall. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 81, 569-574. [doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2008.12.005].
  • Scarlett, A., Dissanayake, A., Galloway, T.S. and Rowland, S.J. (2009) Behavioural, physiological and cellular responses following trophic transfer of toxic monoaromatic hydrocarbons. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry28, 381-387. [doi: 10.1897/08-298.1].
  • Teuten, E.L., Saquing, J.M., Knappe, D.R.U., Barlaz, M.A., Jonsson, S., Björn, A., Rowland, S.J., Thompson, R.C., Galloway, T.S., Yamashita, R., Ochi, D., Watanuki, Y., Moore, C., Viet, P.H., Tana, T.S., Prudente, M., Boonyatumanond, R., Zakaria, M.P., Akkhavong, K., Ogata, Y., Hirai, H., Iwasa, S., Mizukawa, K., Hagino, Y., Imamura, A., Saha, M. and Takada, H. (2009) Transport and release of chemicals from plastics to the environment and to wildlife. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 364, 2027-2045. [doi: 10.1098/rstb.2008.0284].
  • Vare, L.L., Massé, G., Gregory, T.R., Smart, C.W. and Belt, S.T. (2009) Sea ice variations in the central Canadian Arctic Archipelago during the Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 1354-1366. [doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.01.013].


  • Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Vare, L.L., Rowland, S.J., Poulin, M., Sicre, M.-A., Sampei, M. and Fortier, L. (2008) Distinctive 13C isotopic signature distinguishes a novel sea ice biomarker in Arctic sediments and sediment traps.Marine Chemistry 112, 158-167. [doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2008.09.002].
  • Booth, A.M., Scarlett, A.G., Lewis, C.A., Belt, S.T. and Rowland, S.J. (2008) Unresolved complex mixtures (UCMs) of aromatic hydrocarbons: Branched alkyl indanes and branched alkyl tetralins are present in UCMs and accumulated by and toxic to, the mussel Mytilus edulis. Environmental Science & Technology 42, 8122-8126. [doi: 10.1021/es801601x].
  • Jervis, L., Jervis, L. and Belt, S.T. (2008) Halogenating enzymes in organic synthesis. Education in Chemistry 45, 24-28. [web access].
  • Leakey, C.D.B., Attrill, M.J., Jennings, S. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2008) Stable isotopes in juvenile marine fishes and their invertebrate prey from the Thames Estuary, UK, and adjacent coastal regions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 77, 513-522. [doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2007.10.007].
  • Leakey C.D.B., Attrill M.J., Jennings S. and Fitzsimons M.F. (2008) Retrospective quantification of estuarine feeding activity by coastally caught marine fishes. Journal of Sea Research 60, 210-214. [doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2008.05.002].
  • Massé, G., Rowland, S.J., Sicre, M.-A., Jacob, J., Jansen, E. and Belt, S.T. (2008) Abrupt climate changes for Iceland during the last millennium: Evidence from high resolution sea ice reconstructions. Earth Planetary Science Letters 269, 564-568. [doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.03.017].
  • Redshaw, C.H., Cooke, M.P., Talbot, H.M., McGrath, S. and Rowland, S.J. (2008) Low biodegradability of fluoxetine HCl, diazepam and their human metabolites in sewage sludge-amended soil. Journal of Soils & Sediments 8, 217-230. [doi: 10.1007/s11368-008-0024-2].
  • Redshaw, C.H., Wootton, V. and Rowland, S.J. (2008) Uptake of the pharmaceutical Fluoxetine Hydrochloride from growth medium by Brassicaceae. Phytochemistry 69, 2510-2516. [doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2008.06.018].
  • Scarlett, A., Rowland, S.J., Galloway, T.S., Lewis, A.C. and Booth, A.M. (2008) Chronic sublethal effects associated with branched alkylbenzenes bioaccumulated by mussels. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 27, 561-567. [doi: 10.1897/07-347.1].
  • Smith, B.E. and Rowland, S.J. (2008) A derivatisation and liquid chromatography/electrospray ionisation multistage mass spectrometry method for the characterisation of naphthenic acids. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 22, 3909-3927. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.3806].
  • Smith, B.E., Lewis, C.A., Belt, S.T., Whitby, C. and Rowland, S.J. (2008) Effects of alkyl chain branching on the biotransformation of naphthenic acids. Environmental Science & Technology 42, 9323-9328. [doi: 10.1021/es801922p].
  • Worsfold P.J., McKelvie I.D., Fitzsimons M.F., Monbet P., Stiles D.A. and Tappin A.D. (2008) Characterisation and quantification of organic phosphorus and organic nitrogen components in aquatic systems: A Review. Analytica Chimica Acta 624, 37-58. [doi: 10.1016/j.aca.2008.06.016].


  • Belt, S.T. and Overton, T.L. (2007) Active Learning: Models from the analytical sciences – Context-based case studies in analytical chemistry. ACS Symposium Series 970, 87-99.
  • Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Rowland, S.J., Poulin, M., Michel, C. and LeBlanc, B. (2007) A novel chemical fossil of palaeo sea ice: IP25. Organic Geochemistry 38, 16-27. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.09.013].
  • Booth, A.M., Aitken, C., Jones, D.M., Lewis, C.A., and Rowland, S.J. (2007) Resistance of toxic alkylcyclohexyltetralins to biodegradation by aerobic bacteria. Organic Geochemistry 38, 540-550. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.12.008].
  • Booth, A., Sutton, P.A., Lewis, C.A., Lewis, A.C., Scarlett, A., Wing Chau, Widdows, J. and Rowland, S.J. (2007) Unresolved complex mixtures of aromatic hydrocarbons: Thousands of overlooked persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic contaminants in mussels. Environmental Science & Technology 41, 457-464. [doi: 10.1021/es0615829].
    This publication was featured on the ACS Publications website as one of the Most-Cited Articles published in 2007 and cited through the period ending 31 December 2007. Most-Cited Articles listed are based on data from Thomson Web of Science®.
  • Lutnaes, B.F., Krane, J., Smith, B.E. and Rowland, S.J. (2007) Structure elucidation of C80, C81 and C82 isoprenoid tetraacids responsible for naphthenate deposition in crude oil processing. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 5, 1873-1877. [doi: 10.1039/b701462g].
  • Scarlett A., Canty M.N., Smith E.L., Rowland S.J. and Galloway T.S. (2007) Can amphipod behaviour help to predict chronic toxicity of sediments? Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 13, 1-13. [doi: 10.1080/10807030701341035].
  • Scarlett, A., Galloway, T.S. and Rowland, S.J. (2007) Chronic toxicity of unresolved complex mixtures (UCM) of hydrocarbons in marine sediments. Journal of Soils & Sediments 7, 200-206. [doi: 10.1065/jss2007.06.232].
  • Scarlett, A., Rowland, S.J., Canty, M., Smith, E.L. and Galloway, T.S. (2007) Method for assessing the chronic toxicity of marine and estuarine sediment-associated contaminants using the amphipod Corophium volutator Marine Environmental Research 63, 457-470. [doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2006.12.006].

  • Smith, B.E., Sutton, P.A., Lewis, C.A., Dunsmore, B., Fowler, G., Krane, J., Lutnaes, B.F., Brandal, Ø., Sjöblom, J. and Rowland, S.J. (2007) Analysis of 'ARN' naphthenic acids by high temperature gas chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography. Journal of Separation Science 30, 375-380. doi: 10.1002/jssc.200600266].
  • Tappin, A.D., Millward, G.E. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2007) Distributions, cycling and recovery of amino acids in estuarine waters and sediments. Environmental Chemistry Letters 5, 161-167. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-007-0099-9].
  • Teuten, E.L., Rowland, S.J., Galloway, T.S. and Thompson, R.C. (2007) Potential for plastics to transport hydrophobic contaminants. Environmental Science and Technology 41, 7759-7764. [doi: 10.1021/es071737s].


  • Aranami, K., Rowland, S.J. and Readman, J.W. (2006) Discriminating biogenic and anthropogenic chlorinated organic compounds using multi-isotope analyses of individual compounds. In: International Conference on Isotopes in Environmental Studies (Eds. Povinec, P.P. and Sanchez-Cabeza, J.A.). Radioactivity in the Environment 8, 24-38.
  • Belt, S.T. and Kendall, S.B. (2006) Getting nosy with handy chemicals. Education in Chemistry 43(1), 15-17.
  • Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Rowland, S.J. and Rohmer, M. (2006) Highly branched isoprenoid alcohols and epoxides in the diatom Haslea ostrearia Simonsen. Organic Geochemistry 37, 133-145. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2005.10.005].
  • Fitzsimons, M.F., Millward, G.E., Revitt, D.M. and Dawit, M.D. (2006) Desorption kinetics of ammonium and methylamines from estuarine sediments: Consequences for the cycling of nitrogen. Marine Chemistry 101, 12-26. [doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2005.12.006].
  • Haley S.M., Tappin A.D., Bond, P.R. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2006) A comparison of SEM-EDS with ICP-AES for the quantitative elemental determination of estuarine particles. Environmental Chemistry Letters 4, 235-238. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-006-0054-1].
  • Reineke, V., Rullkötter, J., Smith, E.L. and Rowland, S.J. (2006) Toxicity and compositional analysis of aromatic hydrocarbon fractions of two pairs of undegraded and biodegraded crude oils from the Santa Maria (California) and Vienna basins. Organic Geochemistry 37, 1885-1899. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.07.017].


  • Belt, S.T., Leisvik, M.J., Hyde, A.J. and Overton, T.L. (2005) Using a context-based approach to undergraduate chemistry teaching – a case study for introductory physical chemistry. Chemistry Education Research and Practice6, 166-179. [web access].
  • Clough R., Belt S.T., Fairman B., Catterick T., and Evans E.H. (2005) Uncertainty contributions to single and double isotope dilution mass spectrometry with HPLC-CV-MC-ICP-MS for the determination of methylmercury in fish tissue.Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy 20, 1072-1075. [doi: 10.1039/b502670a].
  • Fitzsimons, M.F. and Belt, S.T. (2005) Dynamic behaviour of 1-aminopropan-2-one in sewage: a preliminary synthetic and spectroscopic study. Environmental Chemistry Letters 3, 70-73. [doi: 10.1007/s10311-005-0005-2].
  • Fitzsimons, M.F., Dawit, M., Revitt, D.M. and Rocha, C.S. (2005) Effects of early tidal inundation on the cycling of methylamines in inter-tidal sediments. Marine Ecology Progress Series 294, 51-61. [doi: 10.3354/meps294051].
  • Scarlett, A., Canty, M., Nilsson, J., Smith, E.L., Rowland S.J. and Galloway, T.S. (2005) Comparative toxicity of two oil dispersants, Superdispersant-25 and Corexit 9527, to a range of coastal species. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24, 1219–1227. [doi: 10.1897/04-334R.1].
  • Sutton, P.A., Lewis, C.A. and Rowland S.J. (2005) Isolation of individual hydrocarbons from the unresolved complex hydrocarbon mixture of a biodegraded crude oil using preparative capillary gas chromatography. Organic Geochemistry 36, 963-970. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2004.11.007].


  • Crowe, T., Smith, E.L., Donkin, P., Barnaby, D. and Rowland, S.J. (2004) Measurements of sublethal effects on individual organisms indicate community-level impacts of pollution. Journal of Applied Ecology 4, 114-123. [doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2004.00882.x].
  • Massé, G., Belt, S.T., Allard, W.G., Lewis, C.A., Wakeham, S.G. and Rowland, S.J. (2004) Occurrence of novel monocyclic alkenes from diatoms in marine sedimenting particles and sediments. Organic Geochemistry 35, 813-822. [doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2004.03.004].
  • Massé, G., Belt, S.T. and Rowland, S.J. (2004) Biosynthesis of unusual monocyclic alkenes by the diatom, Rhizosolenia setigera (Brightwell). Phytochemistry 65, 1101-1106. [doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2004.02.019].
  • Massé, G., Belt, S.T., Rowland, S.J. and Rohmer, M. (2004) Isoprenoid biosynthesis in the diatoms Rhizosolenia setigera (Brightwell) and Haslea ostrearia (Simonsen). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101, 4413-4418. [doi: 10.1073/pnas.0400902101].
  • Poulin, M., Massé, G., Belt, S.T., Delavault, P., Rousseau, F., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S.J. (2004) Morphological, biochemical and molecular evidence for the transfer of Gyrosigma nipkowii Meister to the genus Haslea (Bacillariophyta). European Journal of Phycology 39, 181-195. [doi: 10.1080/0967026042000202136].
  • Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Muyzer, G., Abbas, B., Rampen, S.W., Massé, G., Allard, W.G., Belt, S.T., Robert, J.-M., Rowland, S.J., Moldowan, J.M., Barbanti, S.M., Fago, F.J., Denisevich, P., Dahl, J., Trinidade, L.A.F., and Schouten, S. (2004) The rise of rhizosolenid diatoms. Science 304, 584-587. [doi: 10.1126/science.1096806].
  • Thompson, R.C., Olsen, Y., Mitchell, R., Davis, A., Rowland, S.J., John, A.W.G., McGonigle, D., and Russell, A.E. (2004) Lost at sea: Where does all the plastic go? Science 304, 838. [doi: 10.1126/science.1094559].


  • Clough, R., Belt, S.T., Evans, E.H., Fairman, B. and Catterick, T. (2003) Investigation of equilibration and uncertainty contributions for the determination of inorganic mercury and methylmercury by isotope dilution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta 500, 155-170. [doi: 10.1016/S0003-2670(03)00808-0].
  • Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Allard, W.G., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S.J. (2003) Novel monocyclic sester- and triterpenoids from the marine diatom, Rhizosolenia setigera. Tetrahedron Letters 44, 9103-9106. [doi: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2003.10.039].
  • Clough, R., Belt, S.T., Evans, E.H., Sutton, P., Fairman, B. and Catterick, T. (2003) Uncertainty contributions to species specific isotope dilution analysis. Part 1. Characterisation and stability of 199Hg and 13C isotopically enriched methylmercury by 1H NMR. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 18, 1033-1038. [doi: 10.1039/B302880C].
  • Clough, R., Belt, S.T., Evans, H.E., Fairman, B. and Catterick, T. (2003) Uncertainty contributions to species specific isotope dilution analysis. Part 2. Determination of methylmercury by HPLC coupled with quadrupole and multicollector ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 18, 1039-1046. [doi: 10.1039/B305454N].
  • Clough, R., Belt, S.T., Evans, H.E., Fairman, B. and Catterick, T. (2003) Isotope dilution ICP-MS for speciation studies. Applied Spectroscopy Reviews 38, 101-132. [doi: 10.1081/ASR-120018922].
  • Donkin, P., Smith, E.L. and Rowland, S.J. (2003) Toxic effects of unresolved complex mixtures of aromatic hydrocarbons accumulated by mussels, Mytilus edulis, from contaminated field sites. Environmental Science & Technology 37, 4825-4830. [doi: 10.1021/es021053e].
  • Summerfield, S., Overton, T. and Belt, S. (2003) Problem-solving case studies. Analytical Chemistry 75, 181A-182A. [doi: 10.1021/ac031272y].


  • Belt, S.T., Evans, E.H., McCreedy, T., Overton, T.L. and Summerfield, S. (2002) A Problem based learning approach to analytical and applied chemistry. University Chemistry Education 6, 65-72 [Full Text PDF / Full Text HTML].
  • Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Allard, W.G., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S.J. (2002) Effects of auxosporulation on distributions of C25 and C30 isoprenoid alkenes in Rhizosolenia setigera. Phytochemistry 59, 141-148.
  • Belt, S.T., Overton, T.L. and Summerfield, S. (2002) The use of case studies in teaching science. In: The International Simulations and Gaming Handbook, volume 9, SAGSET.
  • Abdullah A.H., Yasin Z., Ismail W.R., Shutes B. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2002) The effect of early coastal development on the fringing coral reefs of Langkawi: a study in small-scale changes. Malaysian Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS 3, 1-10.
  • McCormack, P., Jones, P. and Rowland, S.J. (2002) Liquid chromatography/electrospray ionisation mass spectrometric investigations of imidazoline corrosion inhibitors in crude oils. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 16, 705-712. [doi: 10.1002/rcm.625].
  • O'Connor, G., Rowland, S.J. and Evans, E.H. (2002) Evaluation of gas chromatography coupled with low pressure plasma source mass spectrometry for the screening of volatile organic compounds in food. Journal of Separation Science 25, 839-846.


  • Allard, W.G., Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Naumann, R., Robert, J.M. and Rowland, S. (2001) Tetra-unsaturated sesterterpenoids (Haslenes) from Haslea ostrearia and related species. Phytochemistry 56, 795-800.
  • Belt, S.T., Allard, W.G., Johns, L., Konig, W.A., Massé, G., Robert, J.M. and Rowland, S. (2001) Variable stereochemistry in highly branched isoprenoids from diatoms. Chirality 13, 415-419.
  • Belt, S.T., Allard, W.G., Massé, G., Robert, J.M. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) Structural characterisation of C30 highly branched isoprenoid alkenes (rhizenes) in the marine diatom Rhizosolenia setigera. Tetrahedron Letters 42, 5583-5585.
  • Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Allard, W.G., Robert, J.M. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) Identification of a C25 highly branched isoprenoid triene in the freshwater diatom Navicula sclesvicensis. Organic Geochemistry 32, 1169-1172.
  • Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Allard, W.G., Robert, J.M. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) C25 highly branched isoprenoid alkenes in planktonic diatoms of the Pleurosigma genus. Organic Geochemistry 32, 1271-1275.
  • Dawitt, M., Williams, I.D. and Fitzsimons, M.F. (2001) Determination of 1-aminopropan-2-one, a dissolved sewage component, in water samples. Water Research 35, 1151-1156.
  • Fitzsimons, M.F., Kahni-Danon, B. and Dawitt, M. (2001) Distributions and adsorption of the methylamines in the inter- tidal sediments of an East Anglian Estuary. Environmental and Experimental Botany 46, 225-236.
  • Kiriakoulakis, K., Stutt, E., Rowland, S.J., Vangriesheim, A., Lampitt, R.S. and Wolff, G.A. (2001) Controls on the organic chemical composition of settling particles in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography 50, 65-87.
  • Massé, G., Poulin, M., Belt, S.T., Robert, J.M., Barreau, A., Rince, Y. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) A simple method for SEM examination of sectioned diatom frustules. Journal of Microscopy-Oxford 204, 87-92.
  • Massé, G., Rince, Y., Cox, E.J., Allard, G., Belt, S.T. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) Haslea salstonica sp. nov. and Haslea pseudostrearia sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta), two new epibenthic diatoms from the Kingsbridge estuary, United Kingdom. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Serie III-Sciences de la Vie 324, 617-626.
  • McCormack, P., Jones, P., Hetheridge, M.J. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) Analysis of oilfield produced waters and production chemicals by electrospray ionisation multi-stage mass spectrometry (ESI-MSn). Water Research 35, 3567-3578. [doi: 10.1016/S0043-1354(01)00070-7]
  • Niven, S.J., Snape, J., Hetheridge, M., Evans, M., McEvoy, J. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) Investigations of cholesterol transformation during sewage treatment: relevance to estrogen formation pathways? Science of the Total Environment 279, 75-86.
  • Niven, S.J., Snape, J., Hetheridge, M., Evans, M., McEvoy, J., Sutton, P.G. and Rowland, S.J. (2001) Investigations of the origins of estrogenic A-ring aromatic steroids in UK sewage treatment works effluents. Analyst126, 285-287.
  • Rowland, S., Donkin, P., Smith, E. and Wraige, E. (2001) Aromatic hydrocarbon "humps" in the marine environment: Unrecognized toxins? Environmental Science and Technology 35, 2640-2644.
  • Rowland, S.J., Belt, S.T., Wraige, E.J., Massé, G., Roussakis, C. and Robert, J.-M. (2001) Effects of temperature on polyunsaturation in cytostatic lipids of Haslea ostrearia. Phytochemistry 56, 597-602.
  • Rowland, S.J., Allard, W.G., Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Robert, J.-M., Blackburn, S., Frampton, D., Revill, A.T. and Volkman, J.K. (2001) Factors influencing the distributions of polyunsaturated terpenoids in the diatom, Rhizosolenia setigera. Phytochemistry 58, 717-728.
  • Smith, E., Wraige, E., Donkin, P. and Rowland, S. (2001) Hydrocarbon humps in the marine environment: Synthesis, toxicity, and aqueous solubility of monoaromatic compounds. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry20, 2428-2432.
  • Williams, C.E., Lowry, B.B., Braven, J. and Belt, S.T. (2001) Novel synthesis and characterisation of ruthenium tris (4-methyl-4'-vinyl-2,2'-bipyridine) complexes. Inorganica Chimica Acta 315, 112-119.


  • Belt, S.T., Allard, G., Massé, G., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S. (2000) Important sedimentary sesterterpenoids from the diatom Pleurosigma intermedium. Chemical Communications, 501-502.
  • Belt, S.T., Allard, W.G., Rintatalo, J., Johns, L.A., van Duin, A.C.T. and Rowland, S.J. (2000) Clay and acid catalysed isomerisation and cyclisation reactions of highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes: Implications for sedimentary reactions and distributions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 64, 3337-3345.
  • Belt, S.T., Allard, W.G., Massé, G., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S.J. (2000) Highly branched isoprenoids (HBIs): Identification of the most common and abundant sedimentary isomers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 64, 3839-3851.
  • Johns, L., Belt, S., Lewis, C.A., Rowland, S., Massé, G., Robert, J.-M. and König, W.A. (2000) Configurations of polyunsaturated sesterterpenoids from the diatom, Haslea ostrearia. Phytochemistry 53, 607-611.


  • Glegg, G.A., Hickman, L. and Rowland, S.J. (1999) Contamination of limpets (Patella vulgata) following the Sea Empress oil spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin 38, 119-125.
  • Johns, L., Wraige, E.J., Belt, S.T., Lewis, C.A., Massé, G., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S.J. (1999) Identification of a C25 highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) diene in Antarctic sediments, Antarctic sea-ice diatoms and cultured diatoms. Organic Geochemistry 30, 1471-1475.
  • Wraige, E.J., Johns, L., Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S. (1999) Highly branched C25isoprenoids in axenic cultures of Haslea ostrearia. Phytochemistry 51, 69-73. [doi: 10.1016/S0031-9422(98)00694-3].
  • Zhou, J.L., Fileman, T.W., Evans, S., Donkin, P., Readman, J.W., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Rowland, S. (1999) The partition of fluoranthene and pyrene between suspended particles and dissolved phase in the Humber Estuary: a study of the controlling factors. Science of the Total Environment 243/244, 305-321.


  • Belt, S.T., Rowland, S. and Scaiano, J.C. (1998) Rate constants for the abstraction of hydrogen from alkyl aromatics by alkoxyl radicals and excited state ketones: relevance to the photodegradation of the water-soluble fraction of crude oil. Marine Chemistry 61, 157-162. [doi: 10.1016/S0304-4203(98)00022-X].
  • Cooke, D.A., Barlow, R., Green, J., Belt, S.T. and Rowland, S.J. (1998) Seasonal variations of highly branched isoprenoid hydrocarbons and pigment biomarkers in intertidal sediments of the Tamar estuary, UK. Marine Environmental Research 45, 309-324. [doi: 10.1016/S0141-1136(97)00028-7].
  • Rullkotter, J., Rinna, J., Bouloubassi, I., Scholz-Boettcher, B.M., Meyers, P.A., Johns, L. and Rowland, S.J. (1998) Biological marker significance of organic matter origin and transformation in sapropels from the Pisano Plateau, Site 964. Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 160. College Station, TX (ODP), 271-284. [doi: 10.2973/].
  • Skene, W.G., Belt, S.T., Connolly, T.J., Hahn, P. and Scaiano, J.C. (1998) Decomposition kinetics, Arrhenius parameters, and bond dissociation energies for alkoxyamines of relevance in "living" free radical polymerization. Macromolecules 31, 9103-9105.
  • Wraige, E.J., Belt, S.T., Massé, G., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S.J. (1998) Variations in distributions of C25 highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes in the diatom, Haslea ostrearia: influence of salinity. Organic Geochemistry 28, 855-859.
  • Zhou, J.L., Fileman, T.W., Evans, S., Donkin, P., Llewellyn, C., Readman, J.W., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Rowland, S.J. (1998) Fluoranthene and pyrene in the suspended particulate matter and surface sediments of the Humber estuary, UK. Marine Pollution Bulletin 36, 587-597.


  • Heath, D.J., Lewis, C.A. and Rowland, S.J. (1997) The use of high temperature gas chromatography to study the biodegradation of high molecular weight hydrocarbons. Organic Geochemistry 26, 769-785.
  • Read, P., Beere, H., Ebdon, L., Leizers, M., Hetheridge, M. and Rowland, S. (1997) Gas chromatography-microwave-induced plasma mass spectrometry (GC-MIP-MS): a multi-element analytical tool for organic geochemistry. Organic Geochemistry 26, 11-17.
  • Rowland, S., Belt, S., Johns, L., Wraige, E. and Robert, J.M. (1997) Hydrocarbon chemistry of the widespread sedimentary diatom, Haslea ostrearia. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 213, 25-GEOC.
  • Wraige, E.J., Belt, S.T., Lewis, C.A., Cooke, D.A., Robert, J.-M., Massé, G. and Rowland, S.J. (1997) Variations in structures and distributions of C25 highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes in cultures of the diatom, Haslea ostrearia (Simonsen). Organic Geochemistry 27, 497-505.
  • Zhou, J.L., Rowland, S.J., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Lane, M.C.G. (1997) Desorption of tefluthrin insecticide from soil in simulated rainfall runoff systems-kinetic studies and modelling. Water Research 31, 75-84.
  • Zhou, J.L., Rowland, S.J. (1997) Evaluation of the interactions between hydrophobic organic pollutants and suspended particles in estuarine waters. Water Research 31, 1708-1718.


  • Belt, S.T., Cooke, D.A., Robert, J.-M. and Rowland, S. (1996) Structural characterization of widespread polyunsaturated isoprenoid biomarkers: a C25 triene, tetraene and pentaene from the diatom Haslea ostreariaSimonsen. Tetrahedron Letters 37, 4755-4758.
  • Glegg, G.A., Rowland, S.J. (1996) The Braer oil spill-hydrocarbon concentrations in intertidal organisms. Marine Pollution Bulletin 32, 486-492.
  • Zhou, J.L., Fileman, T.W., Evans, S., Donkin, P., Mantoura, R.F.C. and Rowland, S.J. (1996) Seasonal distribution of dissolved pesticides and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons in the Humber Estuary and Humber coastal zone. Marine Pollution Bulletin 32, 599-608.