Recent Poster Presentations

Petroleum and Environmental Geochemistry Group (PEGG)

This page itemises some of the posters recently presented at national and international conferences by members of the Group.

2016

  • Source identification and distribution reveals potential of the geochemical Antarctic sea ice proxy IPSO25 by Lukas Smik, Simon T. Belt, Thomas A. Brown, Jung-Hyun Kim, Steven J. Rowland, Claire S. Allen, Joung-Ku Gal, Kyung-Hoon Shin, Jae Il Lee, Kyle W.R. Taylor
  • Separation, identification and measurement of the 'polar' constituents of crude oils by William J. Robson, Paul Sutton, Neil Chilcott, C. Anthony Lewis and Steven J. Rowland
  • Application of multi-dimensional gas chromatography mass spectrometry techniques to explain the increased sensitivity of Atlantic haddock embryos to crude oil pollution by Lisbet Sørensen, Steven Rowland, William Robson, Michael Wilde, Andy Booth, Svein Mjøs, Sonnich Meier
  • Development of proxy methods for climate reconstruction in the Barents Sea by Deniz Koseoglu, Simon Belt and Jochen Knies
  • Development of source specific diatom lipids biomarkers as Antarctic sea ice proxies by Lukas Smik, Simon T. Belt, Thomas A. Brown, Jan L. Lieser, Leanne K. Armand, Amy Leventer and Claire S. Allen

2015

  • The role of marine diagenesis of tephra in the carbon cycle by Hayley R. Manners, Martin R. Palmer, Tom M. Gernon, Paul A. Sutton, Steve J. Rowland and Jim McManus
  • Identification of paleo Arctic winter sea ice limits and the marginal ice zone: Optimised biomarker-based reconstructions of late Quaternary Arctic sea ice by L. Smik, S.T. Belt, P. Cabedo-Sanz, A. Navarro-Rodriguez, S.M.P. Berben, J. Knies and K. Husum

2014

  • Sea ice variability in the northern North Atlantic during the last 14 kyr BP by P. Cabedo-Sanz and S.T. Belt
  • Predicted toxicities of novel alicyclic bicyclic acids in oil sands process-affected waters by Alan Scarlett, Michael J. Wilde, Charles West and Steve Rowland
  • A spatial assessment of a di-unsaturated highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkene as an Antarctic sea ice proxy by Lukas Smik, Simon Belt, Thomas Brown and Claire Allen
  • Development and application of solid phase microextraction to the measurement of methylamines in seawater by Charlotte Cree, Ruth Airs and Mark Fitzsimons
  • Desorption and potential for transfer of sorbed contaminants and additives from microplastics to marine organisms by Adil Bakir, Stephanie Wright, Steve J. Rowland, Tamara S. Galloway and Richard C. Thompson
  • Analysis of the sea ice biomarker IP25 in marine sediments from the Barents Sea by Lukas Smik, Simon Belt and Thomas Brown

2013

  • An investigation of the nutrient (N, P, K) retention of an artificial soil using laboratory-based soil columns by Schofield, H.K., Fitzsimons, M., Tappin, A., Pettitt, T. and Rollinson, G.
  • Assessing the variability of highly complex mixtures of organic contaminants from oil industry produced waters using GC×GC-ToF-MS by Alan Scarlett, Charles West, Sabine Lengger, Richard Frank, L. Mark Hewitt and Steve Rowland

2012

  • Potential for microplastics to cause harm in the marine environment by Adil Bakir, Stephanie Wright, Steven J. Rowland, Tamara Galloway and Richard C. Thompson
  • Separation, identification and characterisation of complex mixtures of naphthenic acids using GC×GC/ToF-MS by Charles E. West, A. Scarlett, D. Jones and S.J. Rowland
  • Toxicity, fractionation, identification and potential Estrogenic effects of acid extracts of oil sands process waters by David Jones, Alan Scarlett, Charles West and Steve Rowland
  • Variation in clearance rates in Japanese mussel populations: bioaccumulation of organic contaminants or natural variability? by Alan Scarlett, Awantha Dissanayake, Atsushi Ishimatsu, Charles West, Dave Jones and Steve Rowland

2011

  • Characterization of Athabasca oil sands process water by xomprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography by M.S. Ross, Y. Wang, S.J. Rowland and J.W. Martin
  • Highly branched isoprenoids as proxies for variable sea ice conditions in the Southern Ocean by G. Massé, S.T. Belt, X. Crosta, S. Schmidt, I. Snape, D.N. Thomas and Steven J. Rowland
  • Potential for microplastics to cause harm in the marine environment by Adil Bakir, Steve Rowland, Tamara Galloway, Stephanie Wright and Richard Thompson
  • Characterisation of an oil contaminated soil using GC×GC-ToF-MS by Charles E. West, Alan G. Scarlett and Steven J. Rowland

2010

  • Application of GC×GC-ToF-MS for identification of alkylated naphthalenes within tissues of oil-contaminated wild mussels and comparison with laboratory oil-exposed mussels by Scarlett, A., West, C.E., Booth, A.M. and Rowland, S.J.

  • Optimisation of GC×GC-ToF-MS for the separation of alkylated naphthalene isomers and its application for the analyses of tissue extracts following bioaccumulation studies by Charles E. West, Alan G. Scarlett, Bryan White and Steven J. Rowland
  • Characterisation of forgotten pollutants & resolving the UCM using Pegasus 4D CF GC×GC-TOFMS by S.J Rowland, A. Scarlett, C.E West, Sjaak De Koning and Sonja Hofmeister
  • Use of GC×GC/TOF-MS in the analysis of petroleum hydrocarbons: Advantages of library-searchable TOF mass spectra combined with high chromatographic resolution by N. Bukowski, D. Rosser, B. White, A.G. Scarlett, C.E West and S.J. Rowland 
  • Toxicity of alkylnaphthalenes: Common environmental contaminants by Steven J. Rowland, Alan G. Scarlett, Charles E. West and Robert Clough 

2009

  • Bacterial assimilation of riverine organic nitrogen (BARON) by Alan Tappin, Mark Fitzsimons, Paul Loughnane and Alan McCarthy
  • Tar on your swimming cozzie? by C. Anthony Lewis, Christopher P. Harman, Mark A. Holden, David Page, Kylie L. Pinfold, Catherine E. Reeves, Phillip T.V. Wilkes and Hannah K. Wilson
  • Forensic fingerprinting of Nigerian crude oils by Charles E. West, C Anthony Lewis and Steven J. Rowland
  • Evaluation of parameters affecting gas-in-mud quantification and their use in formation evaluation utilising surface gas logging by David Forber, Douglas Law, Anthony Lewis, Steve Rowland and Alex Rowe
  • How to get the hump by C. Anthony Lewis, Steven J. Rowland, Ellen N.M. Woolfenden, James D. Wilson, Charles E. West, Katherine M. Watts, Gemma Riley, Eliza J. Pierce, Simon O. Littler, George E. Harrison, Adam F. Gross, Harry Destecroix, Dong Ming, Stuart J. Cook, Joseph A.J. Ayres and Shayna K. Allen

2008

  • Molecular characterisation of 'aromatic naphthenic acid'-degrading bacteria by Richard Johnson, Ben Smith, Keith Robinson, Steve Rowland and Corinne Whitby
  • Toxicity of the unresolved complex mixture (UCM) of a petrogenic oil by Knut-Erik Tollefsen, Jorunn N. Hokstad, Alf G. Melbye, Odd G. Brakstad, Andy Booth, Steve Rowland, Inger K. Gregersen and Bjørn Henrik Hansen
  • Tar on your swimming cozzie? by C.A. Lewis, C.P. Harman, K.L. Pinfold, C.E. Reeves, P.T.V. Wilkes and H.K. Wilson

2007

  • Quantification of unresolved complex mixture (UCM) hydrocarbons using multi-dimensional gas chromatography time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GCxGC-TOF-MS) by Andy M. Booth, Alan Scarlett, Steven J. Rowland, Alastair C. Lewis and C. Anthony Lewis
  • Branched alkylbenzenes: a major toxic component of unresolved complex mixtures bioaccumulated in mussels? by Alan Scarlett, Andy M. Booth, Tamara S. Galloway and Steven J. Rowland
  • Illuminating the environmental photodegradation of Valium® and its human metabolites by Charles E. West, Steven J. Rowland and C. Anthony Lewis
  • Pharmaceuticals in the terrestrial environment: Resistance to bacterial degradation and environmental implications by Clare H. Redshaw, Steven J. Rowland and C. Anthony Lewis
  • Does petroleum hydrocarbon monitoring of the marine environment require an upgrade? by A. Scarlett, T.S. Galloway and S.J. Rowland
  • Effect-directed-analysis of unresolved complex mixtures of hydrocarbons (UCM). Identification of persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic components by A. Scarlett, T.S. Galloway and S.J. Rowland
  • Microbial toxicity and degradation of a monoaromatic crude oil fraction by M. Frenzel, S.J. Rowland, A. Scarlett, A.M. Booth, T. Galloway, S.K. Burton and H.M. Lappin-Scott

2006

  • Natural estuarine particles and their uptake of nitrogen in estuaries by Alan Tappin, Geoff Millward and Mark Fitzsimons
  • Overcoming the hump: Biodegradation of recalcitrant oily wastes by M. Frenzel, S.J. Rowland, B.E. Smith, A.M. Booth, S.K. Burton, C. Whitby and H.M. Lappin-Scott
  • Biodegradation of undefined complex mixtures by M. Frenzel, S.J. Rowland, S.K. Burton and H.M. Lappin-Scott
  • Applying comprehensive GCxGC-ToF-MS to studying the toxicity of unresolved complex mixtures (UCMs) of hydrocarbons in mussels (Mytilus edulis) by Andy Booth, Steve Rowland and Ally Lewis
  • Novel highly branched isoprenoid biomarkers as indicators of sea-ice diatoms: implications for historical sea-ice records and future predictions by Guillaume Massé, Simon Belt, Steve Rowland, Michel Poulin, Bernard LeBlanc and Christine Michel
  • A Comparison of SEM-EDS with ICP-AES for the quantitative elemental determination of estuarine particles by Stephen M. Haley, Alan D. Tappin and Mark F. Fitzsimons
  • Is acid troubling you? Studies of the synthesis, characterisation, biodegradation and toxicity of naphthenic acids by Ben Smith, S.J. Rowland, C.A. Lewis, V.V. Cheung, H.M. Lappin-Scott, M. Frenzel and C. Whitby

2004

  • Shedding light on the environmental fate of Prozac and Valium by Charles E. West, Clare H. Redshaw, Steven J. Rowland, C. Anthony Lewis, Simon T. Belt, Malcolm J. Hetheridge, Gary Roberts and Quintao Liu
  • Cheering up the environment: The environmental fate of Prozac and Valium by Charles E. West, Clare H. Redshaw, Steven J. Rowland, C. Anthony Lewis, Simon T. Belt, Malcolm J. Hetheridge, Gary Roberts and Quintao Liu

2003

  • Uncertainty contributions to isotope dilution analysis MC & Q-ICP-MS for mercury speciation by Robert Clough, E. Hywel Evans, Simon Belt and Ben E. Fairman
  • Characterisation and availability of organic nitrogen within the marine environment by Phillippa Curtis-Jackson, Martha Gledhill and Mark Fitzsimons
  • Preliminary naphthenic acid characterisation studies by Ben Smith, S.J. Rowland, C.A. Lewis, A.C. Lewis and J. Hamilton 
  • GCxGC-ToF-MS identification of compounds in the toxic hydrocarbon unresolved complex mixture (UCM) of crude oils by P.A. Sutton, E.L. Smith, A.M. Booth, S.J. Rowland, C.A. Lewis, A.C. Lewis and J. Hamilton

2002

  • Biodegradation of aromatic unresolved complex mixtures (UCMs): A comparative study using an isolated aromatic UCM and synthetic model UCM Hydrocarbons by Andrew M. Booth, Helen F. Sturt, Emma L. Smith, Peter Donkin, C. Anthony Lewis, and Steven J. Rowland
  • Monitoring ligand exchange reactions of methylmercury by multinuclear NMR by Robert Clough, E. Hywel Evans, Simon Belt and Ben E. Fairman
  • Adsorption and desorption rates of particulate mercury and dissolved isotopically enriched mercury determined by MC-SF-ICP-MS by Robert Clough, E. Hywel Evans, Simon Belt and Ben E. Fairman
  • Organic nitrogen release from resuspended sediments in the Thames Estuary by Mekibib Dawit, Michael Revitt and Mark F. Fitzsimons
  • New Biosynthetic pathways to highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes in diatoms by Guillaume Massé, W. Guy Allard, Simon T. Belt, Jean-Michel Robert and Steven J. Rowland
  • The use of normal phase HPLC in effect directed identification studies using the mussel Mytilus edulis by Emma L. Smith, Peter Donkin and Steven J. Rowland
  • Has the marine environment got the ‘hump’? by Emma L. Smith, Peter Donkin and Steven J. Rowland
  • Resolving the ‘Hump’ by Paul A. Sutton, Steven J. Rowland and C. Anthony Lewis

2001

  • The effects of auxosporulation on the distributions of C25 and C30 highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes in the diatom Rhizosolenia setigera by Simon T. Belt, Guillaume Massé, W. Guy Allard, Jean-Michel Robert and Steven J. Rowland
  • Laboratory synthesised model unresolved complex mixture (UCM) hydrocarbons: A biodegradation study by Andrew M. Booth, Helen F. Sturt, Emma L. Smith, Peter Donkin, C. Anthony Lewis and Steven J. Rowland
  • Determination of the sewage indicator, aminoacetone, in aqueous samples and its correlation with faecal bacterial samples by Mark F. Fitzsimons,

2000

  • Le cas original d’une diatomée sigmoïde présentant des caractéristiques ultrastructurales à l’interface entre les genres Gyrosigma et Haslea by Guillaume Massé, Michel Poulin, Simon T. Belt, Yves Rince, Jean-Michel Robert and Steve J. Rowland