• Assessing the potential of autonomous submarine gliders for ecosystem monitoring across multiple trophic levels (plankton to cetaceans) and pollutants in shallow shelf seas 

      Suberg, Lavinia; Wynn, Russell B.; Kooij, Jeroen van der; Fernand, Liam; Fielding, Sophie; Guihen, Damien; Gillespie, Douglas; Johnson, Mark; Gkikopoulou, Kalliopi C.; Allan, Ian; Vrana, Branislav; Miller, Peter I.; Smeed, David; Jones, Alice R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Chasing equilibrium passive sampling of hydrophobic organic compounds in water 

      Vrana, Branislav; Rusina, Tatsiana P.; Okonski, Krzysztof; Prokeš, Roman; Carlsson, Pernilla Marianne; Kopp, Radovan; Smedes, Foppe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We investigated a combination of approaches to extend the attainment of partition equilibria between silicone passive samplers (samplers) and surface or treated waste water towards more hydrophobic organic compounds (HOC). ...
    • Effect-based monitoring of the Danube River using mobile passive sampling 

      Novak, Jiri; Vrana, Branislav; Rusina, Tatsiana; Okonski, Krzysztof; Grabic, Roman; Neale, Peta A.; Escher, Beate I; Macova, Miroslava; Ait-Aissa, Selim; Creusot, Nicolas; Allan, Ian; Hilscherova, Klara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Many aquatic pollutants can be present at low concentrations, but their mixtures can still affect health or behavior of exposed organisms. In this study, toxicological and chemical analyses were combined for spatial ...
    • Investigation of new brominated and organophosphorous flame retardants in Svalbard benthic marine food web; FlammePlank 

      Carlsson, Pernilla Marianne; Nizzetto, Pernilla Bohlin; Vrana, Branislav; Varpe, Øystein; Sobotka, Jaromír; Borgå, Katrine (NIVA-rapport;7261, Research report, 2018)
      The aim of this pilot-study was to use silicone rubber-based passive samplers to measure novel brominated flame retardants (nBFRs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and dechlorane plus (DP) in seawater and air around ...
    • Mobile dynamic passive sampling of trace organic compounds: Evaluation of sampler performance in the Danube River 

      Vrana, Branislav; Smedes, Foppe; Allan, Ian; Rusina, Tatsiana; Okonski, Krzysztof; Hilscherova, Klara; Novak, Jiri; Tarabek, Peter; Slobodnik, Jaroslav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A “dynamic” passive sampling (DPS) device, consisting of an electrically driven large volume water pumping device coupled to a passive sampler exposure cell, was designed to enhance the sampling rate of trace organic ...
    • New brominated flame retardants and dechlorane plus in the Arctic: Local sources and bioaccumulation potential in marine benthos 

      Carlsson, Pernilla; Vrana, Branislav; Sobotka, Jaromír; Borgå, Katrine; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla; Varpe, Øystein (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The aim of the present study was to investigate the presence and bioaccumulation of new flame retardants (nBFRs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and dechlorane plus (DDC-CO) in the marine environment close to an ...
    • The NORMAN Association and the European Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC): let’s cooperate! 

      Dulio, Valeria; Koschorreck, Jan; van Bavel, Bert; van den Brink, Paul; Hollender, Juliane; Munthe, John; Schlabach, Martin; Aalizadeh, Reza; Agerstrand, Marlene; Ahrens, Lutz; Allan, Ian; Alygizakis, Nikiforos; Barceló, Damià; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla; Boutroup, Susanne; Brack, Werner; Bressy, Adele; Christensen, Jan H.; Cirka, Lubos; Covaci, Adrian; Derksen, Anja; Deviller, Genevieve; Dingemans, Milou M. L.; Engwall, Magnus; Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Gago-Ferrero, Pablo; Hernández, Félix; Herzke, Dorte; Hilscherová, Klára; Hollert, Henner; Junghans, Marion; Kasprzyk-Hordern, Barbara; Keiter, Steffen; Kools, Stefan A. E.; Kruve, Anneli; Lambropoulou, Dimitra; Lamoree, Marja; Leonards, Pim; Lopez, Benjamin; López de Alda, Miren; Lundy, Lian; Makovinská, Jarmila; Marigómez, Ionan; Martin, Jonathan W.; McHugh, Brendan; Miège, Cécile; O'Toole, Simon; Perkola, Noora; Polesello, Stefano; Posthuma, Leo; Rodriguez-Mozaz, Sara; Roessink, Ivo; Rostkowski, Pawel; Ruedel, Heinz; Samanipour, Saer; Schulze, Tobias; Schymanski, Emma L.; Sengl, Manfred; Tarabek, Peter; Hulscher, Dorien Ten; Thomaidis, Nikolaos; Togola, Anne; Valsecchi, Sara; van Leeuwen, Stefan; von der Ohe, Peter; Vorkamp, Katrin; Vrana, Branislav; Slobodnik, Jaroslav (Others, 2020)
      The Partnership for Chemicals Risk Assessment (PARC) is currently under development as a joint research and innovation programme to strengthen the scientific basis for chemical risk assessment in the EU. The plan is to ...
    • Unraveling the Relationship between the Concentrations of Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants in Freshwater Fish of Different Trophic Levels and Water Using Passive Sampling 

      Smedes, Foppe; Sobotka, Jaromír; Rusina, Tatsiana P; Fialová, Pavla; Carlsson, Pernilla Marianne; Kopp, Radovan; Vrana, Branislav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The concentrations of hydrophobic organic compounds (HOCs) in aquatic biota are used for compliance, as well as time and spatial trend monitoring in the aqueous environment (European Union water framework directive, OSPAR). ...