Special Issue "Transport and Fate of Organic Contaminants in Water and Their Impact on Human Health"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2022) | Viewed by 913
Dr. Chernyak is an expert in environmental chemistry with 50 years of research experience in laboratory methods for analysis of organic compounds in both biological and non-biological samples that bridge environmental, environmental health, and occupational health areas. He served as analytical chemist and scientist for USGS, the USDA, Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, and the Ministry of Geology and Environment Protection of Russia. He has been a member of several editorial boards at the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Russian Academy of Sciences, and Russian Meteorological Committee. At U-M, his work addressed a wide number of analytes and matrices, but much of his work focused on persistent compounds, including chlorinated pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other halogenated (i.e., brominated) hydrocarbons, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, dioxins, furanes and other compounds in matrices include blood, urine, as well as air, soil, biota, and food. He led analytical efforts to develop and validate biomarkers using dried blood spots, including studies examining storage stability, matrix contamination, sensitivity and precision, and overall applicability. Dr. Chernyak investigated the fate of organic contaminants in 28 seas and lakes with an emphasis on Arctic and Polar ecosystems as well as in high agricultural areas in the USA, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Middle Asia. He was one of the first investigators to test a large group of organic contaminants in the remote coral ecosystems of the South Pacific and first to conduct a large-scale survey of these pollutants in plankton and bottom-dwelling organisms from the Arctic and Antarctic Seas.
Dr. Sergei M. Chernyák
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- chlorinated hydrocarbons
- polar ecosystems
- world ocean
- seas and lake contaminations