Pollution Resources

Bibliography

Resuspension of Sediments

Darwin, J. (2008) Poison in the Well: Radioactive Waste in the Oceans at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. Rutgers University Press.

Hoch, M. (2001) Organotin compounds in the environment – An overview. Applied Geochemistry, 16(7-8), 719–743.

Krause, J. C., vonNordheim, H., & Bräger, S. (2006) Marine Nature Conservation in Europe 2006. Procedings of the Symposium, (May 2006), 107–116.

MERC. (2007) Surveys of sensitive subtidal benthic communities in Roaringwater Bay and Islands, Lough Hyne Nature Reserve and Environs, Valentia Harbour and Portmagee Channel, Broadhaven Bay.

Murphy, R.J., Tuthill, R.E., Casey, D., & O’Riordan, R. (unpublished) Abundances of Nucella lapillus (L) and Littorina littorea (L) as indicators of TBT levels in Cork Harbour and Bantry Bay, Ireland. Master’s Thesis, University College Cork.

OSPAR Commission (2011) Annual OSPAR report on dumping of wastes or other matter at sea in 2009.

Webster, I.T., Ford, P.W., Robson, B., Margvelashvili, N., & Parslow, J.S. (2003) Conceptual Models of the Hydrodynamics, Fine-Sediment Dynamics, Biogeochemistry, and Primary Production in the Fitzroy Estuary. Cooperative Research Centre for Coastal Zone, Estuary & Waterway Management Technical Report #8.

Untreated Sewage

Environmental Protection Agency (1995) EPA Wastewater Treatment Manual: Preliminary Treatment.

Environmental Protection Agency (2015) Water Quality in Ireland 2010 – 2012.

Gleeson, C. (2015) EPA Report Highlights Raw Sewage Discharge at 45 Sites. the Irish Times.

Mostofa, K. M. G., Liu, C. Q., Vione, D., Gao, K., & Ogawa, H. (2013). Sources, factors, mechanisms and possible solutions to pollutants in marine ecosystems. Environmental Pollution, 182, 461–478.

O’Brien, T. (2016) EU Takes Action Over Sewage Pollution in State’s Waterways. The Irish times.

Agricultural Run-Off

Hinder, S. L., Hays, G. C., Brooks, C. J., Davies, A. P., Edwards, M., Walne, A. W., & Gravenor, M. B. (2011) Toxic marine microalgae and shellfish poisoning in the British isles: history, review of epidemiology, and future implications. Environmental Health : A Global Access Science Source, 10(1), 54.

Jessop, M., McAllen, R., O’Halloran, J., & Kelly, T. (2013) Nutrient and Ecosystem Dynamics in Ireland’ s Only Marine Nature Reserve ( NEIDIN ).

Mostofa, K. M. G., Liu, C. Q., Vione, D., Gao, K., & Ogawa, H. (2013) Sources, factors, mechanisms and possible solutions to pollutants in marine ecosystems. Environmental Pollution, 182, 461–478.

Sellner, K. G., Doucette, G. J., & Kirkpatrick, G. J. (2003) Harmful algal blooms: Causes, impacts and detection. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 30(7), 383–406.

Twiner, M. J., Rehmann, N., Hess, P., & Doucette, G. J. (2008) Azaspiracid shellfish poisoning: A review on the chemistry, ecology, and toxicology with an emphasis on human health impacts. Marine Drugs, 6(2), 39–72.

Watkins, S. M. (2008). Neurotoxic Shellfish Poisoning. Marine Drugs, 6(3), 430–455

Hormone Medication

Halling-Sørensen, B., Nors Nielsen, S., Lanzky, P. F., Ingerslev, F., Holten Lützhøft, H. C., & Jørgensen, S. E. (1998) Occurrence, fate and effects of pharmaceutical substances in the environment–a review. Chemosphere

Islam, S., Alam, A. K. M. R., & Islam, S. (2010) Analysis of Metal in Wastewater Collected from Three Pharmaceutical Industries Located in Tongi Area of Gazipur District. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 45, 277–282.

Jones, O., Voulvoulis, N., Lester, J., (2001). Human pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment a review. Environmental Technology, 22, 1383-1394.

Mostofa, K. M. G., Liu, C. Q., Vione, D., Gao, K., & Ogawa, H. (2013) Sources, factors, mechanisms and possible solutions to pollutants in marine ecosystems. Environmental Pollution, 182, 461–478.

Tyler, C. R. and Jobling, S. (2008) Roach, Sex, and Gender-Bending Chemicals: The Feminization of Wild Fish in English Rivers. Bioscience Vol. 58 No. 11

Plastics and Microplastics

Browne, M. A., Niven, S.J., Galloway, T.S., Rowland, S. J. & Thompson, R.C. (2013) Microplastic Moves Pollutants and Additives to Worms, Reducing Functions Linked to Health and Biodiversity.

Darwin, J. (2008) Poison in the Well: Radioactive Waste in the Oceans at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. Rutgers University Press.

Kaiser, J. (2010) The dirt on ocean garbage patches. Science (New York, N.Y.), 328(June), 1506.

Lusher, A. L., Hernandez-Milian, G., O’Brien, J., Berrow, S., O’Connor, I., & Officer, R. (2015) Microplastic and macroplastic ingestion by a deep diving, oceanic cetacean: The True’s beaked whale Mesoplodon mirus. Environmental Pollution, 199, 185–191.

Moriarty, M., Pedreschi, D., Stokes, D., Dransfeld, L., & Reid, D. G. (2016). Spatial and temporal analysis of litter in the Celtic Sea from Groundfish Survey data: Lessons for monitoring. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 103(1-2), 195–205.

Teuten, E. L., Saquing, J. M., Knappe, D. R. U., Barlaz, M. A., Jonsson, S., Björn, A., Takada, H. (2009) Transport and release of chemicals from plastics to the environment and to wildlife. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 364(1526), 2027–45.

van Sebille, E., England, M. H., & Froyland, G. (2012). Origin, dynamics and evolution of ocean garbage patches from observed surface drifters. Environmental Research Letters, 7, 044040.

Additional Resources

Darwin, J. (2008) Poison in the Well: Radioactive Waste in the Oceans at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age. Rutgers University Press.

Krause, J. C., vonNordheim, H., & Bräger, S. (2006). Marine Nature Conservation in Europe 2006. Procedings of the Symposium, (May 2006), 107–116