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Publications

All SCCWRP publications co-authored by Dr. Wenjian Lao
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Lao, W. 2020. Fiproles as a proxy for ecological risk assessment of mixture of fipronil and its degradates in effluent-dominated surface waters. Water Research DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2020.116510.

Journal Article20201149Emerging Contaminants

Alava, J.J., P. Calle, A. Tirape, G. Biedenbach, O.A. Cadena, K. Maruya, W. Lao, W. Aguirre, P.J. Jimenez, G.A. Dominguez, G.D. Bossart, P.A. Fair. 2020. Persistent Organic Pollutants and Mercury in Genetically Identified Inner Estuary Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Residents of the Guayaquil Gulf, Ecuador: Ecotoxicological Science in Support of Pollutant Management and Cetacean Conservation. Frontiers in Marine Science DOI:10.3389/fmars.2020.00122.

Journal Article20201118Emerging Contaminants

Wang, S., W. Lao, H. Li, J. You. 2020. Measuring bioconcentration factors of sediment-associated fipronil in Lumbriculus variegatus using passive sampling techniques. Journal of Hazardous Materials DOI:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.122420.

Journal Article20201112Emerging Contaminants, Sediment Quality

Lao, W., K.A. Maruya, D. Tsukada. 2019. An exponential model based new approach for correcting aqueous concentrations of hydrophobic organic chemicals measured by polyethylene passive samplers. Science of the Total Environment 646:11-18.

Journal Article20191044Emerging Contaminants

Maruya, K.A., A.C. Mehinto, W. Lao, R. Sutton, T. Jabusch, J. Sun, D. Lin, J. Davis, R. Fadness. 2018. Pilot Monitoring of Constituents of Emerging Concern (CECs) in the Russian River Watershed (Region 1). Technical Report 1020. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20181020Bioanalytical Cell Screening Assays, Emerging Contaminants

Jonker, M.T.O., S.A. van der Heijden, D. Adelman, J.N. Apell, R.M. Burgess, Y. Choi, L.A. Fernandez, G.M. Flavetta, U. Ghosh, P.M. Gschwend, S.E. Hale, M. Jalalizadeh, M. Khairy, M.A. Lampi, W. Lao, R. Lohman, M.J. Lydy, K.A. Maruya, S.A. Nutile, A.M.P. Oen, M.I. Rakowska, D. Reible, T.P. Rusina, F. Smedes, Y. Wu. 2018. Advancing the Use of Passive Sampling in Risk Assessment and Management of Sediments Contaminated with Hydrophobic Organic Chemicals: Results of an International Ex Situ Passive Sampling Interlaboratory Comparison. Environmental Science and Technology 52:3574-3582.

Journal Article20181022Sediment Quality

Ulrich, E.M., P.L. TenBrook, L.M. McMillan, Q. Wang, W. Lao. 2018. Enantiomer-Specific Measurements of Current-Use Pesticides in Aquatic Systems. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 37:99-106.

Journal Article20181013Emerging Contaminants, Sediment Quality

Lin, K., W. Lao, Z. Lu, F. Jia, K.A. Maruya, J. Gan. 2017. Measuring freely dissolved DDT and metabolites in seawater using solid-phase microextraction with performance reference compounds. Science of the Total Environment 599-600:364-371.

Journal Article20170985Sediment Quality

Mehinto, A.C., D.R. VanDervort, W. Lao, G. He, M.S. Denison, S.M. Vliet, D.C. Volz, R.D. Mazor, K.A. Maruya. 2017. High throughput in vitro and in vivo screening of inland waters of Southern California. Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts 19:1142-1149.

Journal Article20170995Bioanalytical Cell Screening Assays, Emerging Contaminants

Lao, W., Y. Hong, D. Tsukada, K.A. Maruya, J. Gan. 2016. A New Film-Based Passive Sampler for Moderately Hydrophobic Organic Compounds. Environmental Science and Technology 50:13470-13476.

Journal Article20160960Emerging Contaminants, Sediment Quality

Crago, J., E.G. Xu, A. Kupsco, F. Jia, A.C. Mehinto, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya, J. Gan, D. Schlenk. 2016. Trophic transfer and effects of DDT in male hornyhead turbot (Pleuronichthys verticalis) from Palos Verdes Superfund site, CA (USA) and comparisons to field monitoring. Environmental Pollution 213:940-948.

Journal Article20160923Sediment Quality

Maruya, K.A., W. Lao, D. Tsukada, D.W. Diehl. 2015. A passive sampler based on solid phase microextraction (SPME) for sediment-associated organic pollutants: Comparing freely-dissolved concentration with bioaccumulation. Chemosphere 137:192-197.

Journal Article20150879Sediment Quality

Joyce, A.S., M.S. Pirogovsky, R.G. Adams, W. Lao, D. Tsukada, C.L. Cash, J.F. Hawa, K.A. Maruya. 2015. Using performance reference compound-corrected polyethylene passive samplers and caged bivalves to measure hydrophobic contaminants of concern in urban coastal seawaters. Chemosphere 127:10-17.

Journal Article20150848Emerging Contaminants

Fernandez, L.A., W. Lao, K.A. Maruya, R.M. Burgess. 2014. Calculating the diffusive flux of persistent organic pollutants between sediments and the water column on the Palos Verdes Shelf Superfund Site using polymeric passive samplers. Environmental Science and Technology 48:3925-3934.

Journal Article20140819Sediment Quality

Greenstein, D.J., S.M. Bay, D.L. Young, S. Asato, K.A. Maruya, W. Lao. 2014. The use of sediment toxicity identification evaluation methods to evaluate clean up targets in an urban estuary. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 10:260-268.

Journal Article20140807Sediment Quality

Dodder, N., W. Lao, D. Tsukada, D.W. Diehl, K.C. Schiff. 2014. Areas of Special Biological Significance: Bioaccumulation Monitoring. Technical Report 816. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20140816Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality

Alvarez, D.A., K.A. Maruya, N.G. Dodder, W. Lao, E.T. Furlong, K.L. Smalling. 2014. Occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern along the California coast (2009-10) using passive sampling devices. Marine Pollution Bulletin 81:347-354.

Journal Article20140768Emerging Contaminants, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

Maruya, K.A., N.G. Dodder, C.L. Tang, W. Lao, D. Tsukada. 2014. Which coastal and marine environmental contaminants are truly emerging?. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22:1644-1652.

Journal Article20140824Emerging Contaminants, Sediment Quality

Greenstein, D.J., S.M. Bay, D. Young, S. Asato, K.A. Maruya, W. Lao. 2013. The use of sediment toxicity identification evaluation methods to evaluate clean-up targets in an urban estuary. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 169-181. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.12

Alvarez, D., K.A. Maruya, N.G. Dodder, W. Lao, E. Furlong, K. Smalling. 2013. Occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern along the California coast (2009-10) using passive sampling devices. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 49-59. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.05

Fernandez, L.A., W. Lao, K.A. Maruya, C. White, R.M. Burgess. 2012. Passive sampling to measure background dissolved persistent organic pollutant concentrations in the water column of the Palos Verdes Shelf Superfund site. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 49-60. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20122012.04

Fernandez, L.A., W. Lao, K.A. Maruya, C. White, R.M. Burgess. 2012. Passive sampling to measure baseline dissolved persistent organic pollutant concentrations in the water column of the Palos Verdes shelf superfund site. Environmental Science and Technology 46:11937-11947.

Journal Article20120735Emerging Contaminants

Lao, W., J. Gan. 2012. Enantioselective degradation of warfarin in soils. Chirality 24:54-59.

Journal Article20120687Emerging Contaminants

Lao, W., D. Tsukada, K.A. Maruya. 2012. The effect of co-occurring polychlorinated biphenyls on quantitation of toxaphene in fish tissue samples by gas chromatography negative ion mass spectrometry. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 61-72. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20122012.05

Lao, W., D. Tsukada, K.A. Maruya. 2012. The effect of co-occurring polychlorinated biphenyls on quantitation of toxaphene in fish tissue samples by gas chromatography negative ion mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1270:262-268.

Journal Article20120739Emerging Contaminants

Lao, W., L.L. Tiefenthaler, D.J. Greenstein, K.A. Maruya, S.M. Bay, K. Ritter, K.C. Schiff. 2012. Pyrethroids in southern California coastal sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31:1649-1656.

Journal Article20120705Emerging Contaminants, Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Lao, W., K.A. Maruya, D. Tsukada. 2012. A two-component mass balance model for calibration of solid-phase microextraction fibers for pyrethroids in seawater. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 85-98. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20122012.07

Lao, W., K.A. Maruya, D. Tsukada. 2012. A two-component mass balance model for calibration of solid-phase microextraction fibers for pyrethroids in seawater. Analytical Chemistry 84:9362-9369.

Journal Article20120734Emerging Contaminants

Schiff, K.C., R. Gossett, K. Ritter, L.L. Tiefenthaler, N. Dodder, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya. 2011. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: III. Sediment Chemistry. Technical Report 661. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110661Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Sediment Quality Assessment Frameworks, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Schiff, K.C., R. Gossett, K. Ritter, L.L. Tiefenthaler, N. Dodder, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya. 2011. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: III. Sediment Chemistry (Appendix A). Technical Report 661.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110661.ARegional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Schiff, K.C., R. Gossett, K. Ritter, L.L. Tiefenthaler, N. Dodder, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya. 2011. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: III. Sediment Chemistry (Appendix B). Technical Report 661.B. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110661.BRegional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Schiff, K.C., R. Gossett, K. Ritter, L.L. Tiefenthaler, N. Dodder, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya. 2011. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: III. Sediment Chemistry (Appendix C). Technical Report 661.C. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110661.CRegional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Schiff, K.C., R. Gossett, K. Ritter, L.L. Tiefenthaler, N. Dodder, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya. 2011. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: III. Sediment Chemistry (Appendix D). Technical Report 661.D. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110661.DRegional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Schiff, K.C., R. Gossett, K. Ritter, L.L. Tiefenthaler, N. Dodder, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya. 2011. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: III. Sediment Chemistry (Appendix E). Technical Report 661.E. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110661.ERegional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Sabin, L.D., K.A. Maruya, W. Lao, D.W. Diehl, D. Tsukada, K.D. Stolzenbach, K.C. Schiff. 2011. A pilot study of air-water exchange of organochlorine compounds at three coastal estuaries in southern California. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 71-82. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20112011.05

Lao, W., L.L. Tiefenthaler, D.J. Greenstein, K.A. Maruya, S.M. Bay, K. Ritter, K.C. Schiff. 2011. Pyrethroids in southern California coastal sediments. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 249-260. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20112011.19

Lao, W., J. Gan. 2010. Characterization of warfarin unusual peak profiles on oligoproline chiral high performance liquid chromatography columns. Journal of Chromatography A 1217:6545-6554.

Journal Article20100623Emerging Contaminants

Lao, W., J. Gan. 2010. Temperature effects on a doubly tethered diproline chiral stationary phase: Hold-up volume, enantioselectivity and robustness. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 57-66. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.05

Lao, W., J. Gan. 2010. Temperature effects on a doubly tethered diproline chiral stationary phase: Hold-up volume, enantioselectivity and robustness. Journal of Separation Science 33:3052-3059.

Journal Article20100622

Bay, S.M., D.J. Greenstein, K.A. Maruya, W. Lao. 2010. Toxicity Identification Evaluation of Sediment (Sediment TIE) in Ballona Creek Estuary: Final Report. Technical Report 634. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20100634Sediment Quality

Sayre, J.M., R.G. Adams, W. Lao, K.A. Maruya. 2010. Comparing solid phase microextraction and polyethylene passive samplers for measuring ultra-low aqueous concentrations of regulated organic pollutants. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2010 Annual Report pp. 45-56. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20102010.04

Lao, W., D. Tsukada, D.J. Greenstein, S.M. Bay, K.A. Maruya. 2010. Analysis, occurrence, and toxic potential of pyrethroids, and fibronil in sediments from an urban estuary. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29:843-851.

Journal Article20100609Emerging Contaminants, Sediment Quality

Ramezani, M.K., D.P. Oliver, R.S. Kookana, W. Lao, G. Gill, C. Preston. 2010. Faster degradation of herbicidally-active enantiomer of imidazolinones in soils. Chemosphere 79:1040-1045.

Journal Article20100677Emerging Contaminants

Sabin, L.D., K.A. Maruya, W. Lao, D.W. Diehl, D. Tsukada, K.D. Stolzenbach, K.C. Schiff. 2010. Exchange of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons among the atmosphere, water, and sediment in coastal embayments of southern California, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29:265-274.

Journal Article20100608Sediment Quality

Lao, W., J. Gan. 2009. Doubly tethered tertiary amide linked and ionically bonded diproline chiral stationary phases. Journal of Separation Science 32:2359-2368.

Journal Article20090596

Lao, W., J. Gan. 2009. Evaluation of triproline and tri-a-methylproline chiral stationary phases retention and enantioseparation associated with hydrogen bonding. Journal of Chromatography A 1216:5020-5029.

Journal Article20090676

Lao, W., D. Tsukada, D.J. Greenstein, S.M. Bay, K.A. Maruya. 2009. Analysis, occurrence, and toxic potential of pyrethroids and fipronil in sediments from the Ballona Creek estuary. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2009 Annual Report pp. 277-289. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20092009.19

Lao, W., J. Gan. 2008. Characterization of column hold-up volume with static and dynamic methods on an immobilized polysaccharide-based chiral stationary phase. Chromatographia 67:3-7.

Journal Article20080675

Sabin, L.D., K.A. Maruya, W. Lao, D.W. Diehl, D. Tsukada, K.D. Stolzenbach, K.C. Schiff. 2008. Exchange of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons between the atmosphere, water, and sediment in southern California coastal embayments. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2008 Annual Report pp. 51-64. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20082008.05

Peng, J., K.A. Maruya, K.C. Schiff, D. Tsukada, D.W. Diehl, W. Lao, J. Gan, E. Zeng. 2007. Organochlorine pesticides and other trace organic contaminants in the Upper Newport Bay watershed. Technical Report 512. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20070512Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program, Stormwater And Urban Runoff