K V Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of selected human pharmaceutical compounds in UK estuaries
    Kevin V Thomas
    Burnham Laboratory and Aquaculture Science, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:436-44. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Determination of the antifouling agent zinc pyrithione in water samples by copper chelate formation and high-performance liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionisation mass spectrometry
    K V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    J Chromatogr A 833:105-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of in vitro estrogen and androgen receptor agonists in North Sea offshore produced water discharges
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:1156-63. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Potency and characterization of estrogen-receptor agonists in United Kingdom estuarine sediments
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:471-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Toxicity characterisation of sediment porewaters collected from UK estuaries using a Tisbe battagliai bioassay
    Kevin V Thomas
    CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Chemosphere 53:1105-11. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased persistence of antifouling paint biocides when associated with paint particles
    Kevin V Thomas
    CEFAS, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Environ Pollut 123:153-61. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of potentially genotoxic compounds in sediments collected from United Kingdom estuaries
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    Chemosphere 49:247-58. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint An assessment of in vitro androgenic activity and the identification of environmental androgens in United Kingdom estuaries
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1456-61. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Antifouling paint booster biocides in UK coastal waters: inputs, occurrence and environmental fate
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    Sci Total Environ 293:117-27. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Toxicity characterisation of organic contaminants in stormwaters from an agricultural headwater stream in south east England
    K V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    Water Res 35:2411-6. 2001

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of selected human pharmaceutical compounds in UK estuaries
    Kevin V Thomas
    Burnham Laboratory and Aquaculture Science, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:436-44. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Determination of the antifouling agent zinc pyrithione in water samples by copper chelate formation and high-performance liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionisation mass spectrometry
    K V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    J Chromatogr A 833:105-9. 1999
    ..The analysis of samples collected from various UK marinas showed no detectable concentrations to be present, whilst a laboratory-based study confirmed that this is probably due to the rapid photodegradation of ZPT in seawater...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of in vitro estrogen and androgen receptor agonists in North Sea offshore produced water discharges
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:1156-63. 2004
    ..Isomeric mixtures of C1 to C5 and C9 alkylphenols contributed to the majority of the ER agonist potency measured in the samples...
  4. ncbi request reprint Potency and characterization of estrogen-receptor agonists in United Kingdom estuarine sediments
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:471-9. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Toxicity characterisation of sediment porewaters collected from UK estuaries using a Tisbe battagliai bioassay
    Kevin V Thomas
    CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Chemosphere 53:1105-11. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased persistence of antifouling paint biocides when associated with paint particles
    Kevin V Thomas
    CEFAS, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Environ Pollut 123:153-61. 2003
    ..The release of booster biocides associated with paint particles into marinas has the potential to lead to their accumulation unless activities such as hull cleaning are strictly regulated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of potentially genotoxic compounds in sediments collected from United Kingdom estuaries
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    Chemosphere 49:247-58. 2002
    ..Some potentially genotoxic compounds remain unidentified...
  8. ncbi request reprint An assessment of in vitro androgenic activity and the identification of environmental androgens in United Kingdom estuaries
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 21:1456-61. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Antifouling paint booster biocides in UK coastal waters: inputs, occurrence and environmental fate
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    Sci Total Environ 293:117-27. 2002
    ..Other biocides such as chlorothalonil, dichlofluanid, and Sea-Nine 211 were all found to be rapidly removed from the water column and be less persistent...
  10. ncbi request reprint Toxicity characterisation of organic contaminants in stormwaters from an agricultural headwater stream in south east England
    K V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    Water Res 35:2411-6. 2001
    ..The main advantage of the TIE approach is that it allows biological active compounds with a demonstrated effect to be identified that may not be selected by more traditional techniques...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of estrogenic compounds in water samples collected from United Kingdom estuaries
    K V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 20:2165-70. 2001
    ..The only sediment pore-water sample to demonstrate estrogenic activity was collected from Dabholm Gut...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antifouling paint booster biocides in the UK coastal environment and potential risks of biological effects
    K V Thomas
    CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 42:677-88. 2001
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Bio-analytical and chemical characterisation of offshore produced water effluents for estrogen receptor (ER) agonists
    Kevin V Thomas
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK CM0 8HA
    J Environ Monit 6:593-8. 2004
    ..It is recommended that further work be performed to characterise the full range of ER agonists present in offshore produced water discharges...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bioanalytical characterisation of estrogen and arylhydrocarbon receptor agonists in transplanted blue mussels (Mytilus edulis): proof of concept
    Jan L Balaam
    CEFAS, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, UK
    J Environ Monit 9:419-23. 2007
    ..This showed that a complex mixture of AhR agonists occurs in the samples and that further work will be required in order to isolate and identify the individual compounds responsible...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dissolved organic carbon reduces the toxicity of copper to germlings of the macroalgae, Fucus vesiculosus
    Steven J Brooks
    Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 70:88-98. 2008
    ..This is contrary to current understanding of aquatic copper toxicity and possible explanations for this are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of dissolved organic carbon on the toxicity of copper to the developing embryos of the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
    Steven J Brooks
    Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CMO 8HA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:1756-63. 2007
    ..This corresponds with the current understanding of copper toxicity and supports the free-ion activity model for copper toxicity...
  17. ncbi request reprint The stable aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist potency of United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) offshore produced water effluents
    Mark R Hurst
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:1694-8. 2005
    ..It is recommended that further work be performed to characterise the full range of stable dioxin like AhR agonists present in offshore produced water discharges using techniques such as bioassay-directed analysis...
  18. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of selected pharmaceuticals in wastewater effluent and surface waters of the lower Tyne catchment
    Paul H Roberts
    The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Sci Total Environ 356:143-53. 2006
    ..Results of this study show that various pharmaceutical compounds are effectively reduced during their passage through a tertiary wastewater treatment works, whilst others are sufficiently persistent to occur in estuarine systems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Determination of dioxin and dioxin-like compounds in sediments from UK estuaries using a bio-analytical approach: chemical-activated luciferase expression (CALUX) assay
    Mark R Hurst
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:648-58. 2004
    ..This suggests the vast majority of the total dioxin-like activity is attributable to labile compounds. Overall, the DR-CALUX assay is shown to be a useful tool in the assessment of dioxin-like activity in estuarine sediments...
  20. ncbi request reprint Determination of selected human pharmaceutical compounds in effluent and surface water samples by high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray tandem mass spectrometry
    Martin J Hilton
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    J Chromatogr A 1015:129-41. 2003
    ..Ibuprofen and dextropropoxyphene were detected in sewage effluents alone. All other pharmaceutical compounds were below the methods limits of detection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surveys of plasma vitellogenin and intersex in male flounder (Platichthys flesus) as measures of endocrine disruption by estrogenic contamination in United Kingdom estuaries: temporal trends, 1996 to 2001
    Mark F Kirby
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:748-58. 2004
    ..The significance of the findings and possible mitigating influences are discussed in terms of the impacts on wild fish and the role of effluent treatment in reducing these...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of resuspending sediment contaminated with antifouling paint particles containing Irgarol 1051 on the marine macrophyte Ulva intestinalis
    Laura E Tolhurst
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HA, UK
    Chemosphere 68:1519-24. 2007
    ..The data suggest that the prolonged disturbance of sediments containing antifouling paint particles in marinas represents a potential and as yet unquantified hazard to photosynthetic organisms...
  23. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation of the antifouling paint booster biocide Irgarol 1051 by the green alga Tetraselmis suecica
    R A Dyer
    Center for Environment, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Science, CEFAS, Burnham Laboratory, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, CM0 8HA, United Kingdom
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 77:524-32. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint A review of factors affecting the release and bioavailability of contaminants during sediment disturbance events
    Jacqueline Eggleton
    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Cefas, Remembrance Avenue, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8HA, UK
    Environ Int 30:973-80. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects-directed analysis of organic toxicants in wastewater effluent from Zagreb, Croatia
    Merete Grung
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Chemosphere 67:108-20. 2007
    ..Some active compounds remain unidentified...
  26. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor (ER) agonists and androgen receptor (AR) antagonists in effluents from Norwegian North Sea oil production platforms
    Knut Erik Tollefsen
    NIVA, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research, Gaustadalleen 21, Oslo, Norway
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:277-83. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Using environmental analytical data to estimate levels of community consumption of illicit drugs and abused pharmaceuticals
    Jonathan Bones
    National Centre for Sensor Research, School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Environ Monit 9:701-7. 2007
    ..Other substances detected included morphine, Tempazepam and the primary metabolite of methadone...
  28. ncbi request reprint Source to sink tracking of selected human pharmaceuticals from two Oslo city hospitals and a wastewater treatment works
    Kevin V Thomas
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research NIVA, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349, Oslo, Norway
    J Environ Monit 9:1410-8. 2007
    ..paracetamol and ibuprofen) to nearly 200 g day(-1) (e.g. metoprolol and trimethoprim) into Oslofjord. A simple risk assessment showed that the antibiotic ciprofloxacin may at times pose an acute risk to the Oslofjord aquatic environment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Improved method for the determination of zinc pyrithione in environmental water samples incorporating on-line extraction and preconcentration coupled with liquid chromatography atmospheric pressure chemical ionisation mass spectrometry
    Jonathan Bones
    National Centre for Sensor Research, School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
    J Chromatogr A 1132:157-64. 2006
    ..25-10 microg L(-1) and the calculated regression coefficient was R(2)=0.9802. The method was used to investigate the environmental fate of zinc pyrithione in waters and its partition coefficient between sediment and water phases...
  30. doi request reprint Chronic toxicity of the Sava River (SE Europe) sediments and river water to the algae Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
    Torsten Kallqvist
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research NIVA, Gaustadalleen 21, Oslo, Norway
    Water Res 42:2146-56. 2008
    ..Additional testing using multiple species and exposure phases is required to conduct a thorough risk assessment, however...