FEWA Lab
Queen's University

School of Environmental Studies
Dept. of Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering

Publications

Peer Reviewed

McLagan, D.S.; Esser, C.; Schwab, L.; Wiederhold, J.; Richard, J.; Biester, H.: Organic matters, but inorganic matters too: column examination of elevated mercury sorption on low organic matter aquifer material using concentrations and stable isotope ratios. EGU Sphere: Soil Discussion. Submitted: Jun 28th 2023, Preprint: https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-1438, 2023.

Schwab, L.; Gallati, N.; Reiter, S.; Kimber, R.; Kumar, N.; McLagan, D.S.; Biester, H.; Kraemer, S.; Wiederhold, J.: Mercury isotope fractionation during dark abiotic reduction of Hg(II) by dissolved, surface-bound, and structural Fe(II). Environ. Sci. Technol., 57, 15243-15254, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.3c03703, 2023.

Szponar, N.; Su, Y.; Stupple, G.; McLagan, D.S.; Pilote, M.; Munoz, A.; Mitchell, C.; Steffen, A.; Wania, F.; Bergquist, B.: Applying Passive Air Sampling and Isotopic Characterization to Assess Spatial Variability of Gaseous Elemental Mercury across Ontario, Canada. Environ. Sci. Process. Impacts, 128, e2022JD037361. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022JD037361, 2023.

Schwab, L.; Rothe, F.; McLagan, D.S.; Alten, A., Kraemer, S.; Biester, H.; Wiederhold, J.: Large extent of mercury stable isotope fractionation in contaminated stream sediments induced by changes of mercury binding forms. Front. Environ. Chem., 3, 1058890, https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvc.2022.1058890, 2022

McLagan, D.S.; Biester, H.; Navrátil, T.; Kraemer, S.; Schwab, L.: Internal tree cycling and atmospheric archiving of mercury: examination with concentration and stable isotope analyses. Biogeosciences, 19, 4415-4429, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-124, 2022.

Dastoor, A.; Angot, H.; Bieser, J.; Christensen, J.; Douglas, T.; McLagan, D.S.; … ; Zdanowicz, C.: Arctic mercury cycling. Nature Rev. Earth Environ., 1-17, https://doi.org/10.1038/s43017-022-00269-w, 2022.

McLagan, D.S.; Schwab, L.; Wiederhold, J.; Chen, L; Pietrucha, J.; Kraemer, S.; Biester, H.: Demystifying mercury geochemistry in contaminated soil–groundwater systems with complementary mercury stable isotope concentration, and speciation analyses. Environ. Sci. Process. Impacts, Advance Article, https://doi.org/10.1039/D1EM00368B, 2022.

McLagan, D.S.; Osterwalder, S.; Biester, H.: Temporal and spatial assessment of gaseous elemental mercury concentrations and emissions at contaminated sites using active and passive measurements. Environ. Res. Comm., 3, 051004, https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7620/abfe02, 2021.

McLagan, D.S.; Stupple, G.W.; Darlington, A.; Hayden, K.; Steffen, S.: Where there is smoke there is mercury: Assessing boreal forest fire mercury emissions using aircraft and highlighting uncertainties associated with upscaling emissions estimates. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 21, 5635–5653, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-5635-2021, 2021.

Si, M.*; McLagan, D.S.1; Mazot, A.; Szponar, N.; Bergquist, B.; Lei, Y.; Mitchell, C.; Wania, F.: Measurement of atmospheric mercury over volcanic and fumarolic regions on the North Island of New Zealand. ACS Earth Space Chem., 4, 2435-2443, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.0c00274, 2020.

Szponar, N.; McLagan D.S.; Kaplan, R.J.; Mitchell C.P.J.; Wania, F.W.; Steffen, A.; Stupple, G.W.; Bergquist, B.A.: Isotopic Characterization of Atmospheric Gaseous Elemental Mercury by Passive Air Sampling. Environ. Sci. Technol., 54, 10533-10543, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c02251, 2020.

Wohlgemuth, L.; McLagan D.S.; Flückiger, B.; Vienneau, D.; Osterwalder, S.: Concurrently measured concentrations of atmospheric mercury in indoor (household) and outdoor air of Basel, Switzerland. Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 7, 234-239, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00110, 2020.

Moreno-Brush, M.; McLagan, D. S.; Biester, H.: Fate of mercury from artisanal and small-scale gold mining in tropical rivers: Hydrological and biogeochemical controls. A critical review. Crit. Rev. Env. Sci. Tec., 50, 437-475, https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2019.1629793, 2019.

McLagan, D. S.; Monaci, F.; Huang, H., Lei, Y.; Mitchell, C.; Wania, F.: Characterization and Quantification of Atmospheric Mercury Sources Using Passive Air Samplers. J. Geophys. Res.: Atmos., 124, 2351–2362, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD029373, 2019.

McLagan, D.S.; Abdul Hussain, B.; Huang, H.; Lei, Y.; Wania, F.; Mitchell, C.: Identifying and evaluating urban mercury emission sources through passive sampler-based mapping of atmospheric concentrations. Environ. Res. Lett. 13, 074008, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aac8e6, 2018.

McLagan, D.S.; Mitchell, C.; Steffen, A.; Hung, H.; Shin, C.; Stupple, G.; … ; Wania, F.: Global evaluation and calibration of a passive air sampler for gaseous mercury, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 5905-5919, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-5905-2018, 2018.

Parajulee, A.; Lei, Y.; Cao, X.; McLagan, D.S.; Yeung, L.; Mitchell, C.; Wania, F.: Comparing herbicide behaviour and exports in urban, rural, and mixed-use watersheds. Environ. Sci. Process. Impact, 20, 767-779, https://doi.org/10.1039/C7EM00596B, 2018.

McLagan, D.S.; Mitchell, C.; Huang, H.; Abdul Hussain, B.; Lei, Y.; Wania, F.: The effects of meteorological parameters and diffusive barrier reuse on the sampling rate of a passive air sampler for gaseous mercury. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1-22, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3651-2017, 2017.

McLagan, D.S.; Huang, H.; Lei, Y.; Wania, F.; Mitchell, C.: Application of sodium carbonate prevents sulphur poisoning of catalysts in automated total mercury analysis. Spectrochim. Acta B, 133, 60-62, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sab.2017.04.014, 2017.

Bengtson Nash, S.; Castrillon, J.; Eisenmann, P.; Fry, B.; Shuker, J.; Cropp, R. A.; … ; McLagan, D.S.: Signals from the south; humpback whales carry messages of Antarctic sea-ice ecosystem variability. Glob. Change. Biol., 24, 1500-1510, https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14035, 2017.

Parajulee, A.; Lei, Y.; Kananathalingam, A.; McLagan, D.S.; Mitchell, C.; Wania, F.: The transport of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during rainfall and snowmelt in contrasting landscapes. Water Res., 124, 407-414, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.07.074, 2017.

McLagan, D.S.; Mitchell, C.; Huang, H.; Lei, Y.; Cole, A.; Steffen, A.; Hung, H.; Wania, F.: A High-Precision Passive Air Sampler for Gaseous Mercury, Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 3, 24-29, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.estlett.5b00319, 2016.

McLagan, D.S.; Mazur, M.; Mitchell, C.; Wania, F.: Passive air sampling of gaseous elemental mercury: a critical review, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 34605-34645, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-3061-2016, 2016.

Wild, S.; McLagan, D.S.; Schlabach, M.; Bossi, R.; Hawker, D. W.; Cropp, R.; … ; Bengtson Nash, S.: An Antarctic Research Station as a Source of Brominated and Perfluorinated Persistent Organic Pollutants to the Local Environment. Environ. Sci. Technol., 49, 103-112, https://doi.org/10.1021/es5048232, 2015.

1Co-first authorship.