Publications

All SCCWRP publications co-authored by Dr. Charles Wong
PublicationPub. TypePub. YearSCCWRP Pub. #Related Topic Areas

Wong, C.S., S. Dial, W. Lao. 2024. Stormwater Monitoring Coalition Laboratory Guidance Document (Fourth Edition). Technical Report 1379. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20241379Regional Monitoring, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition

Wang, P., J. Li, M.Y. Xie, C.C. Wu, C.S. Wong, E.Y. Zeng. 2024. Utility of a modified o-DGT passive sampler for measurement of bisphenol analogues in freshwater and coastal waters. Science of the Total Environment 931:172978.

Journal Article20241377Emerging Contaminants

Wong, C.S., S. Coffin, C.M. Rochman, S.B. Weisberg. 2024. Informing methods for detecting and quantifying microplastics through the lens of a global intercalibration exercise: An editorial overview of the special issue and beyond. Chemosphere 356:141662.

Journal Article20241371Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

Wong, C.S., S.B. Weisberg. 2024. Development of an accreditation process for analytical methods to measure microplastics in drinking water for regulatory monitoring. Chemosphere 353:141568.

Journal Article20241365Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

Lao, W., S. Dial, M. Salmon, C.S. Wong. 2024. Development and validation of an acid/alkaline digestion method for efficient microplastic extraction from wastewater treatment plant effluents: Sulfuric acid concentration and contact time do matter. Science of the Total Environment 917: 170528.

Journal Article20241361Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

Starks, M., C.M. Schaefer, K.M. Jeffries, D. Deslauriers, K.H. Luong, C.S. Wong, M.L. Hanson, C.W. Knapp. 2023. Presence of antibiotic resistance genes in the receiving environment of Iqaluit’s wastewater treatment plant in water, sediment, and clams sampled from Frobisher Bay, Nunavut: a preliminary study in the Canadian Arctic. Arctic Science 9:919-927.

Journal Article20231357Emerging Contaminants, Sediment Quality

Thornton Hampton, L.M., H. De Frond, K. Gesulga, S. Kotar, W. Lao, C. Matuch, S.B. Weisberg, C.S. Wong, S. Brander, S. Christansen, C.R. Cook, F. Du, S. Ghosal, A.B. Gray, J. Hankett, P.A. Helm, K.T. Ho, T. Kefela, G. Lattin, A. Lusher, L. Mai, R.E. McNeish, O. Mina, E.C. Minor, S. Primpke, K. Rickabaugh, V.C. Renick, S. Singh, B.V. Bavel, F. Vollnhals, C.M. Rochman. 2023. The influence of complex matrices on method performance in extracting and monitoring for microplastics. Chemosphere 334:138875.

Journal Article20231335Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

Lohmann, R., B. Vrana, D. Muir, F. Smedes, J. Sobotka, E.Y. Zeng, L. Bao, I.J. Allan, P. Astrahan, R.O. Barra, T. Bidleman, E. Dykyi, N. Estoppey, G. Fillmann, N. Greenwood, P.A. Helm, L. Jantunen, S. Kaserzon, J.V. Macias, K.A. Maruya, F. Molina, B. Newman, R.M. Prats, M. Tsapakis, M. Tysklind, B.L. van Drooge, C.J. Veal, C.S. Wong. 2023. Passive-Sampler-Derived PCB and OCP Concentrations in the Waters of the World—First Results from the AQUA-GAPS/MONET Network. Environmental Science and Technology 57:9342-9352.

Journal Article20231331Emerging Contaminants

Munno, K., A.L. Lusher, E.C. Minor, A. Gray, K. Ho, J. Hankett, C.T. Lee, S. Primpke, R.E. McNeish, C.S. Wong, C. Rochman. 2023. Patterns of microparticles in blank samples: A study to inform best practices for microplastic analysis. Chemosphere 333:138883.

Journal Article20231325Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

Lao, W., C.S. Wong. 2023. How to establish detection limits for environmental microplastics analysis. Chemosphere 327:138456.

Journal Article20231317Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

Langknecht, T., W. Lao, C.S. Wong, S. Kotar, D.E. Khatib, S. Robinson, R.M. Burgess, K.T. Ho. 2023. Comparison of two procedures for microplastics analysis in sediments based on an interlaboratory exercise. Chemosphere DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.137479.

Journal Article20231308Emerging Contaminants, Sediment Quality, Trash Pollution

Kotar, S., R. McNeish, C. Murphy-Hagan, V. Renick, C.T. Lee, C. Steele, A. Lusher, C. Moore, E. Minor, J. Schroeder, P. Helm, K. Rickabaugh, H.D. Frond, K. Gesulga, W. Lao, K. Munno, L.M. Thornton Hampton, S.B. Weisberg, C.S. Wong, G. Amarpuri, R.C. Andrews, S.M. Barnett, S. Christiansen W Cowgeri, K. Crampond, F. Du, A.B. Gray, J. Hankett, K. Ho, J. Jaeger, C. Lilley, L. Mai, O. Mina, E. Lee, S. Primpke, S. Singh, J. Skovly, T. Slifko, S. Sukumaran, B. Bavel, J.V. Brocklin, F. Vollnhals, C. Wu, C.M. Rochman . 2022. Quantitative assessment of visual microscopy as a tool for microplastic research: Recommendations for improving methods and reporting. Chemosphere 308:1-9.

Journal Article20221290Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

De Frond, H., L.M. Thornton Hampton, S. Kotar, K. Gesulga, C. Matuch, W. Lao, S.B. Weisberg, C.S. Wong, C.M. Rochman . 2022. Monitoring microplastics in drinking water: An interlaboratory study to inform effective methods for quantifying and characterizing microplastics. Chemosphere 298:134282.

Journal Article20221256Emerging Contaminants, Trash Pollution

Wang, P., J.K. Challis, Z.X. He, C.S. Wong, E.Y. Zeng. 2022. Effects of biofouling on the uptake of perfluorinated alkyl acids by organic-diffusive gradients in thin films passive samplers. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 24:242.

Journal Article20221253Emerging Contaminants

Vanderpont, A.K., C. Lobson, Z. Lu, K. Luong, M. Arentsen, T. Vera, D. Moore, M.S. White, R.S. Prosser, C.S. Wong, M.L. Hanson. 2022. Fate of thiamethoxam from treated seeds in mesocosms and response of aquatic invertebrate communities. Ecotoxicology DOI:10.1007/s10646-021-02500-8.

Journal Article20221239Emerging Contaminants

Du, B., W. Lao, C.S. Wong, K. McLaughlin, K.C. Schiff. 2021. Scrutinizing surficial sediment along a 600-km-long urban coastal zone: Occurrence and risk assessment of fipronil and its three degradates. Science of the Total Environment DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151071.

Journal Article20211227Emerging Contaminants, Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Ledezma-Espinoza, A., J.K. Challis, F. Roa-Gutierrez, A. Sanchez-Kopper, E. Castellon, C.S. Wong. 2021. Photolysis of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug sulindac: elucidation of kinetic behaviour and photodegradation pathways in water. Environmental Science Processes & Impacts 23:1405-1417.

Journal Article20211224Emerging Contaminants

Wang, P., B. Du, J. Smith, W. Lao, C.S. Wong, E.Y. Zeng. 2021. Development and field evaluation of the organic-diffusive gradients in thin-films (o-DGT) passive water sampler for microcystins. Chemosphere 287:132079. DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2021.674214.

Journal Article20211220Emerging Contaminants, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

Chaves-Barquero, L.G., B.W. Humeniuk, K.H. Luong, N. Cicek, C.S. Wong, M.L. Hanson. 2021. Crushed recycled glass as a substrate for constructed wetland wastewater treatment: a case study of its potential to facilitate pharmaceutical removal. Environmental Science and Pollution Research DOI:10.1007/s11356-021-14483-4.

Journal Article20211200Emerging Contaminants

Harraka, G.T., J.T. Magnuson, B. Du, C.S. Wong, K. Maruya, D. Schlenk. 2020. Evaluating the estrogenicity of an effluent-dominated river in California, USA: Comparisons of in vitro and in vivo bioassays. Science of the Total Environment DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143965.

Journal Article20201163Bioanalytical Cell Screening Assays, Emerging Contaminants

Maruya, K., C.S. Wong. 2020. Evaluating Analytical Methods for Detecting Unknown Chemicals in Recycled Water. Technical Report 1164. Water Research Foundation. Alexandria, VA.

Technical Report20201164Bioanalytical Cell Screening Assays, Emerging Contaminants

Wang, P.F., J.K. Challis, K.H. Luong, T.C. Vera, C.S. Wong. 2020. Calibration of organic-diffusive gradients in thin films (o-DGT) passive samplers for perfluorinated alkyl acids in water. Chemosphere DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128325.

Journal Article20201146Emerging Contaminants

Du, B., Z. Tian, K.T. Peter, E.P. Kolodziej, C.S. Wong. 2020. Developing Unique Nontarget High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Signatures to Track Contaminant Sources in Urban Waters. Environmental Science & Technology Letters DOI:10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00749.

Journal Article20201148Emerging Contaminants, Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Source Tracking, Microbial Water Quality

Du, B., C.S. Wong, K. McLaughlin, K.C. Schiff. 2020. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program: Volume II. Sediment Chemistry. Technical Report 1130. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20201130Emerging Contaminants, Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Du, B., J. Smith, K. Maruya, C.S. Wong. 2020. Comparison of Novel Passive Sampling Methods to Identify Cyanotoxins and their Sources. Technical Report 1123. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20201123Emerging Contaminants, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

Brown, A.K., J. Ackerman, N. Cicek, C.S. Wong. 2020. In situ kinetics of human pharmaceutical conjugates and the impact of transformation, deconjugation, and sorption on persistence in wastewater batch bioreactors. Environmental Pollution DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114852.

Journal Article20201125Emerging Contaminants

Challis, J.K., A. Parajas, J.C. Anderson, E. Asiedu, J.W. Martin, C.S. Wong, M.S. Ross. 2020. Photodegradation of bitumen-derived organics in oil sands process-affected water. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 22:1243-1255.

Journal Article20201121Emerging Contaminants

Anderson, J.C., P. Jabari, A. Parajas, E. Loeb, K.H. Luong, A. Vahedi, C.S. Wong. 2020. Evaluation of cold-weather wastewater nitrification technology for removal of polar chemicals of emerging concern from rural Manitoba wastewaters. Chemosphere DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126711.

Journal Article20201120Emerging Contaminants, Eutrophication

Wu, L., R. Wang, C.L. Huang, C.C. Wu, C.S. Wong, L.J. Bao, E.Y. Zeng. 2020. Impact of passive sampler protection apparatus on sediment porewater profiles of hydrophobic organic compounds. Chemosphere DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126534.

Journal Article20201119Eutrophication