Environmental Forensics

Environmental Forensics

 

Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. and Stout, S.A. (2010) Semivolatile Residues of Coal and Coal Tar. In:
G.B. Stracher, A. Prakash and E.V. Sokol eds. Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective.
Elsevier 2011, p. 173-208.
 
Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., Stout, S.A. and Douglas, G.S. (2010). Predicting Chemical ‘Fingerprints’ of Vadose Zone Soil Gas and Indoor Air from Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Composition. Environ. Forensics 11: 1-13.
 
Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., and Rouhani S., (2010) Chemical Fingerprinting: Streamlining Site Assessment during the Sustainable Redevelopment Process, in Sustainable Land Development and Restoration: Decision Consequence Analysis, K. Brown et al,. Eds., Butterworth-Heinemann, New York, NY. pp. 311-323.
 
Stracher, G.B., R.B. Finkelman, J.C. Hower, J.D.N. Pone, A. Prakash, D.R. Blake, P.A. Schroeder, S.D. Emsbo-Mattingly and J.M.K. O'Keefe (Lead Authors); A. Umran Dogan (Topic Editor). (2009) "Natural and anthropogenic coal fires." In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [Published in the Encyclopedia of Earth September 22, 2009; Retrieved October 1, 2009]. http://www.eoearth.org/article/Natural_and_anthropogenic_coal_fires
 

Stout, S.A. and Millner, G.C. (2008) Protocol for assessing the extent of crude oil spilled in a residential area following Hurricane Katrina, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. Proc. International Oil Spill Conference 2008, May 2008, Savannah, Georgia.

Stout, S.A. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. (2008) Concentration and character of PAHs and other hydrocarbons in coals of varying rank - Implications for environmental studies of soils and sediments containing particulate coal. Org. Geochem., 39: 301-819.

Stout, S.A. and Wang, Z. (2008) Diagnostic compounds for fingerprinting petroleum in the environment. In: Environmental Forensics, R.E. Hester and R.M. Harrison, Eds., Royal Soc. Chem., Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, Special Publ. No. 26, London, pp. 54-104.

Plantz, G. McCarthy, K.J., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., Uhler, A.D., and Stout, S.A. (2008) Evaluating the Vapor Intrusion Pathway - Challenges and Source Identification. Environ. Claims J., 20(1): 71-86.

Stout, S.A., Liu, B., Millner, G..C., Hamlin, D., and Healey, E. (2007) Use of chemical fingerprinting to establish the presence of spilled crude oil in a residential area following Hurricane Katrina, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. Environ. Sci. Technol., 41(21): 7742-7751.

Uhler, A.D., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., Stout, S.A., Douglas, G.S., McCarthy, K.J., and Rouhani, S. (2007) Chemical fingerprinting: Applications in environmental forensics investigations. Proceed. Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Conf., New Orleans, DRI, Chicago, IL, pp. 59-80.

Stout, S.A. (2007) Characterization and source of unknown "tar-like material" and "slag" in a former oil field, Compton, California. Environ. Forensics, 8(3): 265-282.

Douglas, G.D., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., and McCarthy, K.J. (2007) Chemical fingerprinting of hydrocarbons and polychlorinated biphenyls. In: Introduction to Environmental Forensics, 2nd Ed., B. Murphy and R. Morrison, Eds., Academic Press, New York, pp. 317-459.

Stout, S.A. and Wang, Z. (2007) Methods and factors affecting petroleum fingerprints in the environment. In: Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Z. Wang and S.A. Stout, Eds., Elsevier Publishing Co., Boston, MA, pp. 1-53.

Douglas, G.S., Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J., and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. (2007) Advantages of quantitative chemical fingerprinting in oil spill source identification. In: Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Z. Wang and S.A. Stout, Eds., Elsevier Publishing Co., Boston, MA, pp. 257-292.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., and Douglas, G.S. (2007) Chemical heterogeneity in modern marine residual fuel oils In: Oil Spill Environmental Forensics: Fingerprinting and Source Identification, Z. Wang and S.A. Stout, Eds., Elsevier Publishing Co., Boston, MA, pp. 327-348.

Neff, J.M., Stout, S.A., and Gunster, D.G. (2005) Ecological risk assessment of PAH in sediments: Identifying sources and ecological hazard. Integrated Environ. Assess. Management, 1(1): 22-33.

Stout, S.A. and Douglas, G.S. (2004) Diamondoid hydrocarbons – Application in the chemical fingerprinting of natural gas condensate and gasoline. Environ. Forensics, 5(4): 225-235.

Stout, S.A. and Wasielewski, T.N. (2004) Historical and chemical assessment of the sources of PAHs in soils at a former coal-burning power plant, New Haven, Connecticut. Environ. Forensics, 5(4): 195-211.

Douglas, G.S., Burns, W.A., Bence, A.E., Page, D.S. and Boehm, P.B. (2004).
Optimizing detection limits for the analysis of petroleum hydrocarbons in complex samples.
Environ. Sci. Technol. 38: 3958-3964.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., and McCarthy, K.J. (2004)
Characterizing the source of fugitive middle distillate fuels – A case study involving railroad diesel fuel, Mandan, North Dakota. Environ. Claims J. 16(2): 157-172.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. (2004) Comparative evaluation of background anthropogenic hydrocarbons in surficial sediments from nine urban waterways. Environ. Sci. Technol., 38(11): 2987-2994

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.J. (2003)
Characterization of “urban background” PAH in sediments.
J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Sept. Issue, pp. 16-18.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., Uhler, R.M., Healey, E.M., McCarthy K.J. (2003)
Detailed chemical fingerprinting of gasoline for environmental forensic investigations.
Part 3: Application to gasoline source studies. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Mar/April Issue, pp. 16-18.

Uhler, R.M., Healey, E.M., McCarthy, K.J., Uhler, A.D., and Stout, S.A. (2003)
Detailed chemical fingerprinting of gasoline for environmental forensic investigations.
Part 2: Analytical method performance. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Jan/Feb Issue. 12-17.

Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., and McCarthy, K.J. (2003) Identifying manufactured gas plant tar in the environment using chemical fingerprinting. Env. Claims J., 15(4): 477-490.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.J. (2003) Characterization of PAH sources in sediments of the Thea Foss/Wheeler Osgood Waterways, Tacoma, Washington. Soil and Sediment Contamination. 12(6): 815-834.

Stout, S.A., Leather, J.M., and Corl, W.E. III (2003) A User’s Guide for Determining the Sources of Contaminants in Sediments. A Demonstration Study: Sources of PAH in the Sediments in the Vicinity of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Elizabeth River, Norfolk, Virginia. U.S. Dept. of the Navy, SPAWAR Systems Center, San Diego, Technical Report 1907, Sept. 2003, 97 pp.

Stout, S.A. and Uhler, A.D. (2003) Distinguishing “background” hydrocarbons from contamination using chemical fingerprinting. Env. Claims. J., 15(2): 241-259.

Uhler, R.M., Healey, E.M., McCarthy, K.J., Uhler, A.D. and Stout, S.A. (2003) Molecular fingerprinting of gasoline by a modified EPA 8260 gas chromatography/mass spectrometry method. Int. J. Environ. Anal. Chem. 83(1): 1-20.

Stout, S.A. (2003) Applications of petroleum fingerprinting in known and suspected pipeline releases.
Appl. Geochem. 18(6): 915-926.

Uhler, R.M., Healey, E.M., McCarthy, K.J. Uhler, A.D., and Stout, S.A. (2002) Detailed chemical fingerprinting of gasoline for environmental forensic investigations. Part 1: Selection of appropriate target compounds. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Nov/Dec. Issue, pp. 20-24.

Emsbo-Mattingly, S.J., Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., and McCarthy, K.J. (2002) Chemical signatures of former manufactured gas plants: Town gas residues. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Sept/Oct. Issue, pp. 23-26.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., Magar, V.S., McCarthy, K.J., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.J. and Crecelius, E.A. (2002) Sediment geochronology reveals temporal changes in contaminant sources. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, July/Aug. Issue, pp. 104-106.

Stout, S.A., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.J., Uhler, A.D. and McCarthy, K.J. (2002) Particulate coal in soils and sediments – Recognition and potential influences on hydrocarbon fingerprinting and concentration.
J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, June Issue, pp. 12-15.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., McCarthy, K.J., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., Douglas G.S. and Beall, P.W. (2002)
The Influences of Refining on Petroleum Fingerprinting – Part 4.
Residual Fuels. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, April/May Issue, pp. 20-22.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. Jan/Feb (2002).
The Influences of Refining on Petroleum Fingerprinting – Part 3. Distillate Fuel Production Practices. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Jan/Feb Issue, pp. 6-11.

Beall, P.W., Stout, S.A., Douglas, G.S. and Uhler, A.D. (2002) On the role of process forensics in the characterization of fugitive gasoline. Environ. Claims J. 14(4): 487-505.

Daling, P.S., Faksness, L.G., Hansen, A.B. and Stout, S.A. (2002) Improved and standardized methodology for oil spill fingerprinting. Environ. Forensics 3(3/4): 263-278.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. (2002) Invited commentary on the Christensen and Larsen Technique. Env. Forensics 3(2): 9-11.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. (2002)
Chemical Fingerprinting of Hydrocarbons. In: Introduction to Environmental Forensics, (B. Murphy and R. Morrison, Eds.), Academic Press, New York, p. 135-260.

Stout, S.A., Douglas, G.S. and Uhler, A.D. (2002) Managing future liability at petroleum impacted sites through proactive strategic environmental baselining. Env. Claims J. 14(2): 201-221.

Stout, S.A., and Uhler, A.D. (2002) Environmental Forensics. The Military Engineer, 94: 37-38.

Douglas, G.S., Hardenstine, J., Owens, E.H., and Prince, R.C. The OSSA II pipeline oil spill: the character and weathering of the spilled oil. Spill Science & Technology Bulletin, 2002, Vol. 7, Nos. 3-4, pp 135-148.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. Nov/Dec. 2001.
The Influences of Refining on Petroleum Fingerprinting – Part 2. Gasoline Blending.
J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Nov/Dec. Issue, pp. 42-44.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., McCarthy, K.J. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. October 2001.
The Influences of Refining on Petroleum Fingerprinting – Part 1. The Refining Process.
J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Oct. Issue, pp. 16-18.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. August 2001.
A Methodology for the Correlating Spilled Oil to its Source.
J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, Aug. Issue, pp. 63-66.

Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., McCarthy, K.J., Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., Boehm, P.D. and Douglas, G.S. June/July 2001. Identifying and differentiating high and low temperature tars at contaminated sites.
J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, June/July Issue, pp. 59-60

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., Hicks, J.E., McCarthy, K.J., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., Boehm, P.D. Apr/May 2001. Advanced 3-D data analysis: Tools for visualization and allocation. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, April/May Issue, pp. 49-52.

Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D., McCarthy, K.J., Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A. and Boehm, P.D. May 2001.
Sources of wood, coal and petroleum tars, J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination. AEHS.Special Spring Issue. pp. 12-15.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D. and Boehm, P.D. (2001). Recognition of and Allocation among Sources of PAH in Urban Sediments. Env. Claims J. 13(4): 141-158.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., Uhler, R.M., Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. and McCarthy, K.J. (2001).
Accurate chemical analysis of MTBE in environmental media. Env. Forensics 2: 17-20.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., McCarthy, K.J. (2001). A Strategy and Methodology for Defensibly Correlating Spilled Oil to Source Candidates. Env. Forensics 2: 87-98.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., McCarthy, K.J. and Emsbo-Mattingly, S.D. (2000) Tributyltin: A unique sediment contaminant. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, June/July 2000.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A., Uhler, R.M. and McCarthy, K.J. (2000) Considerations for the accurate chemical analysis of MTBE and other gasoline oxygenates. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS, April/May 2000.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D. and McCarthy, K.J. February/March 2000. Recognizing the confounding influences of ‘background’ contamination in ‘fingerprinting’ investigations. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A. and McCarthy, K.J. Dec. 1999/Jan. 2000. Manufactured gas plant process wastes and by-products: Part 2. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A. and McCarthy, K.J. Oct/Nov. 1999. Understanding historic manufactured gas plant process wastes and by-products: Part 1. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D. McCarthy, K.J. June/July 1999. Biomarkers – Underutilized components in the forensic toolkit. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A. and McCarthy, K.J. April/May 1999. Improving petroleum remediation monitoring with forensic chemistry. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS.

Stout, S.A., Davidson, J.M. McCarthy, K.J. and Uhler, A.D. February/March 1999. Gasoline additives: usage of lead and MTBE. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D. and McCarthy, K.J. Jan. 1999. “Fingerprinting” of gasolines. J. Soil Sediment Groundwater Contamination, AEHS.

Stout, S.A. and Lundegard, P.D. (1998) Intrinsic biodegradation of diesel fuel as revealed by vertical heterogeneities in an interval of free product. Appl. Geochem. 13(7): 851-859.

Stout, S.A., Uhler, A.D., Naymik, T.J. and McCarthy, K.J. (1998) Environmental Forensics – Unraveling Site Liability. Environ. Sci. Tech. 32(11): 260A-264A.

Uhler, A.D., Stout, S.A. and McCarthy, K.J. (1998) Increase success of assessments at petroleum sites in 5 steps. Soil and Groundwater Cleanup. December/January, 1998.

Douglas, G.S., Bence, A.E., Prince, R.C., McMillen, S.J. and Butler, E.L. 1996. Environmental stability of selected petroleum hydrocarbon source and weathering ratios. Environ. Sci. Technol. Vol. 30, No. 7, pp 2332-2339.

Uhler, A.D., Sauer, T.C. and Connors, D.L. 1996. Using petroleum fingerprinting to identify Contamination sources. Mass. Law. Weekly. 25 MLW 709:B9.