Dr Andrew Turner
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Dr Andrew Turner

Associate Professor (Reader) in Environmental Sciences

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Dr Andrew Turner can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Marine pollution
  • Plastic pollution
  • Estuarine chemistry
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Marine chemistry
  • Toxins in consumer products
  • Mining waste
Biography

Biography

  • I am an Associate Professor in marine and environmental biogeochemistry at the University of Plymouth. My teaching focuses on marine, terrestrial and atmospheric processes and the impacts of pollutants on these processes.
  • My research is mainly related to marine pollution by plastics, pharmaceuticals, antifouling paints, rare earth elements and other emerging contaminants, human health impacts arising from exposure to chemicals and microplastics, contamination of consumer plastics through recycling of electronic waste, and the analysis of low-density materials through X-ray fluorescence. I have also recently seen the many benefits of combining conventional scientific research with citizen science.
  • I am currently collaborating with colleagues from Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Birmingham University, The Cornish Plastic Pollution Coalition, The University of Geneva, Lancaster University, University of Toronto and Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, and I am on various advisory boards and committees, including “Lead Safe World” and the International Scientific Committee for Estuarine Biogeochemistry. Research outputs are in numerous scientific publications and reports, as well as media outlets, blogs and forums.
  • Reader in Environmental Sciences (Biogeochemistry)
  • Lecturer on the Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Ocean Science, Applied Marine Science and Environmental Consultancy programmes
  • Stage Two tutor for Environmental Science and Environmental Management
  • Module leader for ENVS2005/ENVS3001/ENVS3003

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Oceanography and Meteorology
  • PhD in Marine Chemistry
  • SEDA in Higher Education

Professional membership

  • Member of the Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association
  • Full member of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography

Roles on external bodies

  • Advisory committee for LEAD safe group
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee for Estuarine Biogeochemistry
  • Guest associate editor for Marine Chemistry
  • Editorial board for Marine Pollution Bulletin
  • Editor for Frontiers topic "Plastics in the Environment: Understanding Impacts and Identifying Solutions"
Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • Marine and environmental biogeochemistry
  • Marine pollution
  • Environmental radioactivity
  • Air quality modelling
  • Environmental impact and risk assessment
  • Applied statistics and data management
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  • Persistent organic pollutants
  • Plastic recycling and pollution
  • Waste management and WEEE

Staff serving as external examiners

  • PhD, University of Sydney (2002)
  • PhD, Queen Mary College, University of London (2010)
  • PhD, University of Vigo (2009)
  • PhD, Brunel University (2012)
  • PhD, Stockholm University (2013)
  • PhD, Queen Mary College, University of London (2015)
  • PhD, Andhra University, India (2015)
  • PhD, Stockholm University (2019)
  • PhD, Nova Gorica University (2020)
Research

Research

Research interests

Behaviour and fate of trace metals in natural waters
  • Conceptual and empirical modelling of the particle-water interactions of trace metals and organic contaminants in natural waters
  • Thermodynamic speciation modelling of metals in estuaries
  • Mercury cycling in estuaries and coastal waters
  • Hydrophobic and amphiphilic properties of trace metals in contaminated rivers
  • Radionuclide behaviour in coastal waters
  • The influence of surfactants on the behaviour of organic and inorganic contaminants in natural waters
  • Uptake of metals by marine macroalgae and microalgae
  • Interactions of metals with plastic production pellets in sea water
Emerging pollutants
  • Behaviour and environmental impacts of cytotoxic drugs
  • The behaviour of the platinum group metals in natural waters
  • Interactions of thallium with natural surfaces
  • Effects of antifouling paint residues on the distributions and effects of biocides in coastal waters
  • Toxicity of nanoparticles to fresh water and marine organisms
Bioaccessibility, bioavailability and toxicity of contaminants
  • Human bioaccessibility of metals in household dust, road dust and urban paints
  • Invertebrate bioavailability of sediment-bound contaminants using enzymatic digestions and proteins
  • Toxicity of tyre wear constituents in marine systems
  • Toxicity of metals and surfactants to marine macroalgae
  • Bioaccessibility of metal pigments in marine plastics
  • Mobility of metals in ceramicware and consumer glassware
Development and application of field-portable XRF
  • Development of XRF for the analysis of low density materials (plastics, paints)
  • Application of XRF for the analysis of macroalgae
  • In situ monitoring of trace elements in sediments
  • Metals in microplastics
  • Occurrence of harmful elements in the domestic setting and in consumer products
  • Use of XRF to characterise plastic WEEE
Environmental plastics
Microplastics in the marine environment
Microplastic transport in the atmosphere and terrestrial environment
Uptake of microplastics by marine life

Human impacts of microplastic exposure

Other research

Google scholar:
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ny-KMX0AAAAJ&hl=en
Research Gate:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew-Turner-34
  • Recent international plenary and keynote presentations: POPS 12, University of Birmingham; COSTAction, Zagreb; Illinois Sustainable Technology Center; Marine Fouling and Corrosion, Toulon; Environmental Geochemistry and Health, Galway
  • Regular reviewer for Environmental Science and Technology, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Environmental Pollution, The Science of the Total Environment, Marine Chemistry, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Limnology and Oceanography, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Chemosphere, Applied Geochemistry, Chemosphere, Environmental Chemistry
  • Guest associate editor of Marine Chemistry
  • Editorial board member for Marine Pollution Bulletin
  • Advisory committee member for LEAD Safe
  • Organising committee member for Estuarine Biogeochemistry
  • Chapter contributions in encyclopedias and texts on subjects ranging from oceanography to human health
Current and recent collaborations:
  • Derriford Hospital
  • Birmingham University (Environmental Sciences)
  • University of Cardiff (School of Engineering)
  • OMYA AG
  • Plymouth Marine Laboratory
  • University of Bordeaux 1 (Geochimie et Ecotoxicologie des Metaux dans les systemes Aquatiques)
  • University of Geneva (Institute FA Morel)
  • University of Nova Gorica (Laboratory for Environmental Research)
  • Marine Biological Association
  • Lead Paint Safety Association: www.lipsa.org.uk
  • Cornish Plastic Pollution Coalition
  • Lego Lost at Sea Project
  • Rame Peninsula Beach Care
  • Friends of Portheras Cove
  • ENEA (Frascati, Italy)
  • Shiraz University (Department of Earth Sciences);
  • Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (Environmental Technologies Centre)
  • King's College, London (MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health)
  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  • Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Central Environmental Laboratory)
  • Spanish National Research Council
  • Lancaster University
  • Federal University of Rio Grande (Institute of Chemistry)
  • Kerala ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries
  • Kerala Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR - NIIST)
  • Aix Marseille University (CEA, CNRS, BIAM, Saint Paul-Lez-Durance)
  • University of Exeter (European Centre for Environment & Human Health)
  • University of Tehran (Soil Science Department, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology)
  • Ahvaz University (Environmental Technologies Research Center)
  • Lancaster Univerity (Environment Centre)
  • Marine Research Institute of Klaipeda University
  • Torun University (Department of Environmental Chemistry and Bioanalytics, Faculty of Chemistry)
  • Wageningen University (Soil Physics and Land Management Group)
  • Editor's choice for front cover of Environmental Science and Technology, March 2018.
  • European Chemicals Agency consultation on lead chromate

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

  • C. Crowther; Analytical, taxicogenomics and modelling approaches to determine the impacts of radionuclides and metals. PhD (2021)
  • D. Mohammed; Toxicity of metals and surfactants to freshwater macroalgae. MPhil (2017).
  • C. Levy; Study of modified calcium carbonates as active-agent slow-release and environmental clean-up agents. PhD (2016)
  • N. Vyas; Effectiveness of a closed system device in reducing occupational exposure and environmental concentrations of anticancer drugs. PhD (2014).
  • L. Holmes; Interactions of trace metals with plastics in the marine environment. PhD (2013)
  • L. Dallas; Assessing the impacts of chronic exposure of contaminants on marine organisms. PhD (2013)
  • C. M. Gribble; Surface adsorption and pore-level properties of mineral and related systems of relevance to the recycling of paper. PhD (2010)
  • L. Shams; Uptake of platinum group elements by the marine microalga, Chlorella stigmatophora. PhD (2010)
  • S. Batchelli: Multi-method characterisation of terrestrial and marine colloids in coastal waters. PhD (2010)
  • S.J. Watts; Recovery of the Mersey Estuary from metal contamination. PhD (2004)
  • E. Mawji; Speciation and hydrophobicity of trace metals, MRes (2003)
  • Y. Dogra; Biological effects of tritium, MRes (2003)
  • T.L. Jones-Hughes; Surfactants in rivers and estuaries, PhD (2003)
  • M.S. Williams; Radionuclides in estuaries, PhD (2001)
  • S.M. Le Roux; Speciation and reactivity of metals in estuaries, PhD (2000)
  • A. Punt; Estuarine modelling of trace metals, PhD (2000)
  • M. Martino; Reactivity of nickel in estuaries, PhD (2000)
  • M.C. Rawling; Partitioning of organics micropollutants in estuaries, PhD (1999)
  • T.J. Mathews; Void structure, colloid and tracer transport properties of stratified porous media, PhD(1998)
  • T.K. Sands; Metal Reactivity in the North Sea, PhD (1997)
  • Supervisor for research projects of 60 MSc Students

Grants & contracts

Channel Catchment Cluster (3C): Recent developments in tools and techniques for water quality management in the France (channel) England region; European Commission(INTERREG IV A); 2013-2015 (Co-I)
EU Horizon 2020 9 Transversal actions for tritium (TRANSAT); 2017-2021 (Co-I).
Tritium Impact and Transfer in Advanced Nuclear reactorS (TITANS): Horizon Europe (HORIZON-EURATOM) (Consortium led by CEA, France); 2022-26 (co-PI)
A multidisciplinary approach to assess the environmental impacts of landfill sites. GCRF, UoP 2020-23 (co-PI) (in collaboration with Indian Institute of Toxicological Research, Lucknow, India).
Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Ferreira MF, Turner A & Jha AN (2024) 'Controlled Release of Radioactive Water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant: Should We Be Concerned?' Environ Sci Technol ,
Abbasi S, Turner A, Jedruchniewicz K, Rózylo K & Oleszczuk P (2024) 'Exchangeable versus residual metals in naturally aged plastic litter' Environ Sci Pollut Res Int ,
West-Clarke Z & Turner A (2023) 'Contamination of Thames Estuary sediments by retroreflective glass microbeads, road marking paint fragments and anthropogenic microfibres' Science of The Total Environment 912, ,
Turner A & Cundell AL (2023) 'Cigarette filter fibres as a source and sink of trace metals in coastal waters' Chemosphere 349, ,
Anderson RJ & Turner A (2023) 'Microplastic transport and deposition in a beach-dune system (Saunton Sands-Braunton Burrows, southwest England)' Science of The Total Environment 909, 168535-168535 ,
Filella M & Turner A (2023) 'Towards the global plastic treaty: a clue to the complexity of plastics in practice' Environmental Sciences Europe 35, (1) ,
Crowther C, Turner A, Moore MN & Jha AN (2023) 'Assessing the effects of single and binary exposures of copper and lead on Mytilus galloprovincialis: Physiological and genotoxic approaches' Aquatic Toxicology 265, ,
Lekshmi NM, Kumar SS, Ashraf PM, Xavier KAM, Prathish KP, Ajay SV, Edwin L & Turner A (2023) 'Abandonment of fibreglass reinforced plastic fishing boats in Kerala, India, and chemical emissions arising from their burning' Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 195, (12) ,
Abbasi S, Ahmadi F, Khodabakhshloo N, Pourmahmood H, Esfandiari A, Mokhtarzadeh Z, Rahnama S, Dehbandi R, Vazirzadeh A & Turner A (2023) 'Atmospheric deposition of microplastics in Shiraz, Iran' Atmospheric Pollution Research 15, (2) ,
Kyriakoudes G & Turner A (2023) 'Suspended and deposited microplastics in the coastal atmosphere of southwest England' Chemosphere 343, ,
Turner A & Filella M (2023) 'Chemical characteristics of artificial plastic plants and the presence of hazardous elements from the recycling of electrical and electronic waste' Science of The Total Environment 903, ,
Turner A (2023) 'Lead and mercury in historical books and their contribution to dust contamination' Journal of Hazardous Materials 458, ,
Saemi-Komsari M, Pashaei R, Abbasi S, Esmaeili HR, Dzingeleviciene R, Shirkavand Hadavand B, Pasalari Kalako M, Szultka-Mlynska M, Gadzala-Kopciuch R & Buszewski B (2023) 'Accumulation of polystyrene nanoplastics and triclosan by a model tooth-carp fish, Aphaniops hormuzensis (Teleostei: Aphaniidae)' Environmental Pollution 333, ,
Higgins C & Turner A (2023) 'Microplastics in surface coastal waters around Plymouth, UK, and the contribution of boating and shipping activities' Science of The Total Environment 893, ,
Lekshmi NM, Kumar SS, Ashraf PM, Nehala SP, Edwin L & Turner A (2023) 'Occurrence and characteristics of fibreglass-reinforced plastics and microplastics on a beach impacted by abandoned fishing boats: A case study from Chellanam, India' Marine Pollution Bulletin 192, ,
Abbasi S, Amiranipour S, Karimi J, Mohsenzadeh S & Turner A (2023) 'Impacts of polyethylene microplastics on the microalga, Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis)' Environmental Pollution 327, ,
Ferreira MF, Turner A, Vernon EL, Grisolia C, Lebaron-Jacobs L, Malard V & Jha AN (2023) 'Tritium: Its relevance, sources and impacts on non-human biota' Science of The Total Environment 162816-162816 ,
Jha A, Ferreira M, Turner A, Vernon E, Grisolia C, Lebaron-Jacob L & Malard V (2023) 'Tritium: Its relevance, sources and impacts on non-human biota' Science of the Total Environment 876, ,
Abbasi S, Rezaei M, Mina M, Sameni A, Oleszczuk P, Turner A & Ritsema C (2023) 'Entrainment and horizontal atmospheric transport of microplastics from soil' Chemosphere ,
Twyford SI & Turner A (2023) 'Association of metals with expanded polystyrene in the marine environment' Science of The Total Environment 871, 161920-161920 ,
Turner A & Keene J (2023) 'Glass microbeads in coastal sediments as a proxy for traffic-related particulate contamination' Marine Pollution Bulletin 188, 114663-114663 ,
Turner A & Filella M (2023) 'The role of titanium dioxide on the behaviour and fate of plastics in the aquatic environment' Science of The Total Environment 161727-161727 ,
Keene J & Turner A (2022) 'Microplastics in coastal urban sediments: Discrepancies in concentration and character revealed by different approaches to sample processing' Science of The Total Environment 865, 161140-161140 ,
Khodabakhshloo N, Abbasi S & Turner A (2022) 'Resuspension of microplastics and microrubbers in a semi-arid urban environment (Shiraz, Iran)' Environmental Pollution 316, ,
Tooms S, Stokes A & Turner A (2022) 'Lead in painted surfaces and dusts from rented urban properties (Plymouth, UK)' Environmental Pollution 316, 120503-120503 ,
Turner A & Filella M (2022) 'Lead and chromium in European road paints' Environmental Pollution 316, 120492-120492 ,
Filella M, Turner A & Scott J (2022) 'Editorial: Plastics in the environment: Understanding impacts and identifying solutions, volume II' Frontiers in Environmental Science 10, ,
Payne MR & Turner A (2022) 'Remote sensing of boat abandonment using Google Earth' Environmental Science and Pollution Research ,
Turner A (2022) 'Metal contamination of intertidal sediment and macroalgae in an area impacted by paint from abandoned boats' Marine Pollution Bulletin 182, ,
Filella M, Brazard J, Adachi TBM & Turner A (2022) 'Hazardous chemical elements in cleaning cloths, a potential source of microfibres' Science of The Total Environment 846, ,
Harper JRM, van Wilgen NJ, Turner AA, Tolley KA, Maritz B, Clusella-Trullas S, da Silva JM, Cunningham SJ, Cheney C & de Villiers AL (2022) 'Application of a trait‐based climate change vulnerability assessment to determine management priorities at protected area scale' Conservation Science and Practice 4, (8) ,
Esfandiari A, Abbasi S, Peely AB, Mowla D, Ghanbarian MA, Oleszczuk P & Turner A (2022) 'Distribution and transport of microplastics in groundwater (Shiraz aquifer, southwest Iran)' Water Research 220, ,
Vernon EL, Jha AN, Ferreira MF, Slomberg DL, Malard V, Grisolia C, Payet M & Turner A (2022) 'Bioaccumulation, release and genotoxicity of stainless steel particles in marine bivalve molluscs' Chemosphere 303, (2) ,
Rezaei M, Abbasi S, Pourmahmood H, Oleszczuk P, Ritsema C & Turner A (2022) 'Microplastics in agricultural soils from a semi-arid region and their transport by wind erosion' Environmental Research 212, (B) ,
Abbasi S, Jaafarzadeh N, Zahedi A, Ravanbakhsh M, Abbaszadeh S & Turner A (2022) 'Microplastics in the atmosphere of Ahvaz City, Iran' Journal of Environmental Sciences ,
Turner A (2022) 'PBDEs in the marine environment: Sources, pathways and the role of microplastics' Environmental Pollution 301, ,
Abbasi S & Turner A (2022) 'Sources, concentrations, distributions, fluxes and fate of microplastics in a hypersaline lake: Maharloo, south-west Iran' Science of the Total Environment 823, ,
Abbasi S, Alirezazadeh M, Razeghi N, Rezaei M, Pourmahmood H, Dehbandi R, Mehr MR, Ashayeri SY, Oleszczuk P & Turner A (2022) 'Microplastics captured by snowfall: A study in Northern Iran' Science of the Total Environment 822, ,
Amiri H, Hoseini M, Abbasi S, Malakootian M, Hashemi M, Jaafarzadeh N & Turner A (2022) 'Geophagy and microplastic ingestion' Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 106, ,
Abbasi S, Rezaei M, Ahmadi F & Turner A (2021) 'Atmospheric transport of microplastics during a dust storm' Chemosphere 292, 133456-133456 ,
Scott JW, Turner A, Prada AF & Zhao L (2021) 'Heterogeneous weathering of polypropylene in the marine environment' Science of The Total Environment 812, ,
Abbasi S, Turner A, Sharifi R, Nematollahi MJ, Keshavarzifard M & Moghtaderi T (2021) 'Microplastics in the school classrooms of Shiraz, Iran' Building and Environment 207, (B) ,
Turner A, Amos SL & Williams T (2021) 'Coastal dunes as a sink and secondary source of marine plastics: A study at Perran Beach, southwest England' Marine Pollution Bulletin 173, ,
Filella M, Rodríguez-Murillo J-C & Turner A (2021) 'What the presence of regulated chemical elements in beached lacustrine plastics can tell us: the case of Swiss lakes' Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 193, (11) ,
Turner A, Ostle C & Wootton M (2021) 'Occurrence and chemical characteristics of microplastic paint flakes in the North Atlantic Ocean' Science of The Total Environment 806, ,
Turner A (2021) 'Paint particles in the marine environment: An overlooked component of microplastics' Water Research X 12, ,
Turner A & Williams T (2021) 'The role of kelp in the transport and fate of negatively buoyant marine plastic' Journal of Sea Research 175, ,
Filella M, Turner A & Arp HPH (2021) 'Editorial: Plastics in the Environment: Understanding Impacts and Identifying Solutions' Frontiers in Environmental Science 9, ,
Turner A & Filella M (2021) 'Hazardous metal additives in plastics and their environmental impacts' Environment International 156, 0-0 ,
Abbasi S & Turner A (2021) 'Dry and wet deposition of microplastics in a semi-arid region (Shiraz, Iran)' Science of The Total Environment 786, 0-0 ,
Abbasi S, Turner A, Hoseini M & Amiri H (2021) 'Microplastics in the Lut and Kavir Deserts, Iran' Environmental Science & Technology 55, (9) 5993-6000 ,
Turner A, Williams T & Pitchford T (2021) 'Transport, weathering and pollution of plastic from container losses at sea: Observations from a spillage of inkjet cartridges in the North Atlantic Ocean' Environmental Pollution 284, 117131-117131 ,
Turner A, Scott JW & Green LA (2021) 'Rare earth elements in plastics' Science of The Total Environment 774, 0-0 ,
Kajander V, Sewell G & Turner A (2021) 'Bioaccumulation and toxicity of oxaliplatin in fresh water: A study with Lemna minor' Environmental Advances 3, ,
Turner A & Filella M (2021) 'Polyvinyl chloride in consumer and environmental plastics, with a particular focus on metal-based additives' Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 23, (9) 1376-1384 ,
Biver M, Turner A & Filella M (2020) 'Antimony release from polyester textiles by artificial sweat solutions: A call for a standardized procedure' Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 119, ,
Turner A & Filella M (2020) 'Corrigendum to “The influence of additives on the fate of plastics in the marine environment, exemplified with barium sulphate” [Mar. Pollut. Bull. 158 (2020) 111352]' Marine Pollution Bulletin 162, 111787-111787 ,
Muller-Karanassos C, Arundel W, Lindeque PK, Vance T, Turner A & Cole M (2020) 'Environmental concentrations of antifouling paint particles are toxic to sediment-dwelling invertebrates' Environmental Pollution 268, 115754-115754 ,
Turner A & Filella M (2020) 'Lead in plastics – Recycling of legacy material and appropriateness of current regulations' Journal of Hazardous Materials 404, 124131-124131 ,
Alnajar N, Jha AN & Turner A (2020) 'Impacts of microplastic fibres on the marine mussel, Mytilus galloprovinciallis' Chemosphere 262, 128290-128290 ,
Abbasi S & Turner A (2020) 'Human exposure to microplastics: A study in Iran' Journal of Hazardous Materials 403, 123799-123799 ,
Turner A (2020) 'Polystyrene foam as a source and sink of chemicals in the marine environment: An XRF study' Chemosphere 263, 128087-128087 ,
Turner A (2020) 'Foamed Polystyrene in the Marine Environment: Sources, Additives, Transport, Behavior, and Impacts' Environmental Science & Technology 54, (17) 10411-10420 ,
Turner A & Filella M (2020) 'The influence of additives on the fate of plastics in the marine environment, exemplified with barium sulphate' Marine Pollution Bulletin 158, 111352-111352 ,
Filella M, Martignier A & Turner A (2020) 'Kohl containing lead (and other toxic elements) is widely available in Europe' Environmental Research 187, 109658-109658 ,
Smith EC & Turner A (2020) 'Mobilisation kinetics of Br, Cd, Cr, Hg, Pb and Sb in microplastics exposed to simulated, dietary-adapted digestive conditions of seabirds' Science of The Total Environment 733, 138802-138802 ,
James E & Turner A (2020) 'Mobilisation of antimony from microplastics added to coastal sediment' Environmental Pollution 264, 114696-114696 ,
Braungardt C, Chen X, Chester-Sterne D, Quinn JGA & Turner A (2020) 'Arsenic concentrations, distributions and bioaccessibilities at a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Devon Great Consols, Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape)' Environmental Pollution 264, 114590-114590 ,
Knight LJ & Turner A (2020) 'Particle-water interactions of bismuth under simulated estuarine conditions' Chemosphere 251, 126400-126400 ,
Fatunsin OT, Oluseyi TO, Drage D, Abdallah MA-E, Turner A & Harrad S (2020) 'Children's exposure to hazardous brominated flame retardants in plastic toys' Science of The Total Environment 720, 137623-137623 ,
Turner A, Arnold R & Williams T (2020) 'Weathering and persistence of plastic in the marine environment: Lessons from LEGO' Environmental Pollution 262, 114299-114299 ,
Holmes LA, Thompson RC & Turner A (2020) 'Invitro avian bioaccessibility of metals adsorbed to microplastic pellets' Environmental Pollution 261, 114107-114107 ,
Turner A, Holmes L, Thompson RC & Fisher AS (2020) 'Metals and marine microplastics: Adsorption from the environment versus addition during manufacture, exemplified with lead' Water Research 173, 115577-115577 ,
Turner A & Filella M (2020) 'Antimony in paints and enamels of everyday items' Science of the Total Environment 713, 136588-136588 ,
Filella M, Hennebert P, Okkenhaug G & Turner A (2019) 'Occurrence and fate of antimony in plastics' Journal of Hazardous Materials 121764-121764 ,
Measey J, Tarrant J, Rebelo A, Turner A, Du Preez L, Mokhatla M & Conradie W (2019) 'Has strategic planning made a difference to amphibian conservation research in South Africa?' Bothalia 49, (1) ,
Shaw EJ & Turner A (2019) 'Recycled electronic plastic and marine litter' Science of the Total Environment 694, 133644-133644 ,
Turner A, Wallerstein C, Arnold R & Webb D (2019) 'Marine pollution from pyroplastics' Science of the Total Environment 694, 0-0 ,
Martin K & Turner A (2019) 'Mobilization and bioaccessibility of cadmium in coastal sediment contaminated by microplastics' Marine Pollution Bulletin 146, 940-944 ,
Turner A (2019) 'Heavy Metals in the Glass and Enamels of Consumer Container Bottles' Environmental Science and Technology ,
Tolley KA, Weeber J, Maritz B, Verburgt L, Bates MF, Conradie W, Hofmeyr MD, Turner AA, da Silva JM & Alexander GJ (2019) 'No safe haven: Protection levels show imperilled South African reptiles not sufficiently safe-guarded despite low average extinction risk' Biological Conservation 233, 61-72 ,
Muller-Karanassos C, Turner A, Arundel W, Vance T, Lindeque PK & Cole M (2019) 'Antifouling paint particles in intertidal estuarine sediments from southwest England and their ingestion by the harbour ragworm, Hediste diversicolor' Environmental Pollution 249, 163-170 ,
Filella M & Turner A (2019) 'Hazardous Plastics in Swiss Lakes?' CHIMIA 73, (1-2) 91-91 ,
Turner A (2019) 'Trace elements in laundry dryer lint: A proxy for household contamination and discharges to waste water' Science of the Total Environment 665, 568-573 ,
Turner A, Wallerstein C & Arnold R (2019) 'Identification, origin and characteristics of bio-bead microplastics from beaches in western Europe' Science of the Total Environment 664, 938-947 ,
Turner A (2018) 'Cadmium pigments in consumer products and their health risks' Science of the Total Environment 657, 1409-1418 ,
Turner A (2018) 'Lead pollution of coastal sediments by ceramic waste' Marine Pollution Bulletin 138, 171-176 ,
Abbasi S, Keshavarzi B, Moore F, Turner A, Kelly FJ, Dominguez AO & Jaafarzadeh N (2018) 'Distribution and potential health impacts of microplastics and microrubbers in air and street dusts from Asaluyeh County, Iran' Environmental Pollution 244, 153-164 ,
Turner A & Taylor A (2018) 'On site determination of trace metals in estuarine sediments by field-portable-XRF' Talanta 190, 498-506 ,
Turner A, Chan CC & Brown MT (2018) 'Application of field-portable-XRF for the determination of trace elements in deciduous leaves from a mine-impacted region' Chemosphere 209, 928-934 ,
Turner A (2018) 'Black plastics: Linear and circular economies, hazardous additives and marine pollution' Environment International 117, 308-318 ,
Abbasi S, Soltani N, Keshavarzi B, Moore F, Turner A & Hassanaghaei M (2018) 'Microplastics in different tissues of fish and prawn from the Musa Estuary, Persian Gulf' Chemosphere 205, 80-87 ,
Turner A (2018) 'Mobilisation kinetics of hazardous elements in marine plastics subject to an avian physiologically-based extraction test' Environ Pollut 236, 1020-1026 ,
Filella M & Turner A (2018) 'Observational Study Unveils the Extensive Presence of Hazardous Elements in Beached Plastics from Lake Geneva' Frontiers in Environmental Science 6, ,
Turner A (2018) 'Concentrations and Migratabilities of Hazardous Elements in Second-Hand Children's Plastic toys' Environmental Science and Technology 52, (5) 3110-3116 ,
Lazic V, Filella M & Turner A (2018) 'Determination of antimony concentrations in widely used plastic objects by laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)' Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 33, (11) 1917-1924 ,
Dallas LJ, Turner A, Bean TP, Lyons BP & Jha AN (2017) 'An integrated approach to assess the impacts of zinc pyrithione at different levels of biological organization in marine mussels' Chemosphere 196, 531-539 ,
Turner A & Lewis M (2017) 'Lead and other heavy metals in soils impacted by exterior legacy paint in residential areas of south west England' Science of the Total Environment 619-620, 1206-1213 ,
Turner A (2017) 'High levels of migratable lead and cadmium on decorated drinking glassware' Science of the Total Environment ,
Turner A (2017) 'In situ elemental characterisation of marine microplastics by portable XRF' Marine Pollution Bulletin ,
Turner A & Filella M (2017) 'Bromine in plastic consumer products - Evidence for the widespread recycling of electronic waste' Science of The Total Environment 601-602, 374-379 ,
Massos A & Turner A (2017) 'Cadmium, lead and bromine in beached microplastics' Environ Pollut 227, 139-145 ,
Levy CL, Matthews GP, Laudone GM, Beckett S, Turner A, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2017) 'Mechanism of adsorption of actives onto microporous functionalised calcium carbonate (FCC)' Adsorption 23, 603-612 ,
Measey J, Davies SJ, Vimercati G, Rebelo A, Schmidt W & Turner A (2017) 'Invasive amphibians in southern Africa: A review of invasion pathways' Bothalia 47, (2) ,
Turner A, Poon H, Taylor A & Brown MT (2017) 'In situ determination of trace elements in Fucus spp. by field-portable-XRF' Science of The Total Environment 593-594, 227-235 ,
CHANNING A, MEASEY GJ, VILLIERS ALD, TURNER AA & TOLLEY KA (2017) 'Taxonomy of the Capensibufo rosei group (Anura: Bufonidae) from South Africa' Zootaxa 4232, (2) ,
Turner A (2017) 'Trace elements in fragments of fishing net and other filamentous plastic litter from two beaches in SW England' Environmental Pollution ,
Turner A & Filella M (2017) 'Field-portable-XRF reveals the ubiquity of antimony in plastic consumer products' Sci Total Environ ,
Turner A & Channing A (2017) 'Three new species of <i>Arthroleptella</i> Hewitt, 1926 (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) from the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa' African Journal of Herpetology 66, (1) 53-78 ,
Schäfer J, Coynel A, Turner A & Koch BP (2016) 'The 13th International Estuarine Biogeochemistry Symposium: ‘Estuaries and bays under anthropogenic pressure: past-present-future’' Marine Chemistry 185, 1-2 ,
Bull A, Brown MT & Turner A (2016) 'Novel use of field-portable-XRF for the direct analysis of trace elements in marine macroalgae' Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987) ,
Dallas LJ, Bean TP, Turner A, Lyons BP & Jha AN (2016) 'Exposure to tritiated water at an elevated temperature: Genotoxic and transcriptomic effects in marine mussels (M. galloprovincialis)' Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 164, 325-336 ,
Turner A & Lau KS (2016) 'Elemental concentrations and bioaccessibilities in beached plastic foam litter, with particular reference to lead in polyurethane' MARINE POLLUTION BULLETIN 112, (1-2) 265-270 ,
Turner A (2016) 'Heavy metals, metalloids and other hazardous elements in marine plastic litter' Marine Pollution Bulletin ,
Turner A & Solman KR (2016) 'Analysis of the elemental composition of marine litter by field-portable-XRF' Talanta 159, 262-271 ,
Turner A, Kearl ER & Solman KR (2016) 'Response to Gottesfeld and Jacobs 2016' SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 562, 998-998 ,
Turner A & Rees A (2016) 'The environmental impacts and health hazards of abandoned boats in estuaries' Regional Studies in Marine Science 6, 75-82 ,
Turner A & Solman KR (2016) 'Lead in exterior paints from the urban and suburban environs of Plymouth, south west England' SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 547, 132-136 ,
Turner A, Kearl ER & Solman KR (2016) 'Lead and other toxic metals in playground paints from South West England' SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 544, 460-466 ,
Dallas LJ, Devos A, Fievet B, Turner A, Lyons BP & Jha AN (2016) 'Radiation dose estimation for marine mussels following exposure to tritium: Best practice for use of the ERICA tool in ecotoxicological studies' JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RADIOACTIVITY 155, 1-6 ,
Vyas N, Turner A, Clark JM & Sewell GJ (2016) 'Evaluation of a closed-system cytotoxic transfer device in a pharmaceutical isolator' J Oncol Pharm Pract 22, (1) 10-19 ,
Kearns J & Turner A (2016) 'An evaluation of the toxicity and bioaccumulation of bismuth in the coastal environment using three species of macroalga' ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 208, 435-441 ,
Levy CL, Matthews GP, Laudone GM, Gribble CM, Turner A, Ridgway CJ, Gerard DE, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2015) 'Diffusion and Tortuosity in Porous Functionalized Calcium Carbonate' Industrial &amp; Engineering Chemistry Research 54, (41) 9938-9947 ,
Tatsi K, Turner A, Handy RD & Shaw BJ (2015) 'The acute toxicity of thallium to freshwater organisms: Implications for risk assessment' Science of The Total Environment 536, 382-390 ,
Burns EE, Comber S, Blake W, Goddard R & Couldrick L (2015) 'Determining riverine sediment storage mechanisms of biologically reactive phosphorus in situ using DGT' Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 22, (13) 9816-9828 ,
Turner A & Holmes LA (2015) 'Adsorption of trace metals by microplastic pellets in fresh water' Environmental Chemistry 12, (5) 600-600 ,
Turner A (2014) 'Mobilisation and bioaccessibility of lead in paint from abandoned boats' Mar Pollut Bull 89, (1-2) 35-39 ,
Turner A & Glegg G (2014) 'TBT-based antifouling paints remain on sale' Marine Pollution Bulletin 88, (1-2) 398-400 ,
Vyas N, Turner A & Sewell G (2014) 'Platinum-based anticancer drugs in waste waters of a major UK hospital and predicted concentrations in recipient surface waters' Sci Total Environ 493, 324-329 ,
Turner A, Comber S, Rees AB, Gkiokas D & Solman K (2014) 'Metals in boat paint fragments from slipways, repair facilities and abandoned vessels: an evaluation using field portable XRF' Talanta 131, 372-378 ,
Vyas N, Yiannakis D, Turner A & Sewell GJ (2014) 'Occupational exposure to anti-cancer drugs: A review of effects of new technology' J Oncol Pharm Pract 20, (4) 278-287 ,
Turner A & Mascorda L (2014) 'Particle–water interactions of platinum-based anticancer drugs in river water and estuarine water' Chemosphere 119, 415-422 ,
Comber SDW, Rees AB & Turner A (2014) 'Metal contamination of sediment by paint peeling from abandoned boats, with particular reference to lead' Science of The Total Environment ,
Tatsi K & Turner A (2014) 'Distributions and concentrations of thallium in surface waters of a region impacted by historical metal mining (Cornwall, UK)' Sci Total Environ 473-474, 139-146 ,
Cobelo-Garcia A, Lopez-Sanchez DE, Schaefer J, Petit JCJ, Blanc G & Turner A (2014) 'Behavior and fluxes of Pt in the macrotidal Gironde Estuary (SW France)' MARINE CHEMISTRY 167, 93-101 ,
Holmes LA, Turner A & Thompson RC (2014) 'Interactions between trace metals and plastic production pellets under estuarine conditions' MARINE CHEMISTRY 167, 25-32 ,
Turner A & Schaefer J (2014) 'Twelfth International Estuarine Biogeochemistry Symposium - "An integrated approach to estuarine biogeochemistry"' MARINE CHEMISTRY 167, 1-1 ,
Hasan CK, Turner A, Readman J & Frickers T (2014) 'Environmental Risks Associated with Booster Biocides Leaching from Spent Anti-Fouling Paint Particles in Coastal Environments' WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH 86, (12) 2330-2337 ,
Dallas LJ, Di Y, Bean TP, Lyons BP, Turner A & Jha AN (2014) 'Adverse outcome pathways for metal and radionuclide exposure: an ecotoxicological perspective using mussels as a sentinel organism' MUTAGENESIS 29, (6) 541-541
Sharp A & Turner A (2013) 'Concentrations and bioaccessibilities of trace elements in barbecue charcoals' J Hazard Mater 262, 620-626 ,
Shams L, Turner A, Millward GE & Brown MT (2013) 'Extra- and intra-cellular accumulation of platinum group elements by the marine microalga, Chlorella stigmatophora' Water Research 50, 432-440 ,
Turner A (2013) 'Selenium in sediments and biota from estuaries of southwest England' Mar Pollut Bull 73, (1) 192-198 ,
Shaw BJ, Ramsden CS, Turner A & Handy RD (2013) 'A simplified method for determining titanium from TiO2 nanoparticles in fish tissue with a concomitant multi-element analysis' Chemosphere 92, (9) 1136-1144 ,
Dallas LJ, Bean TP, Turner A, Lyons BP & Jha AN (2013) 'Oxidative DNA damage may not mediate Ni-induced genotoxicity in marine mussels: assessment of genotoxic biomarkers and transcriptional responses of key stress genes' Mutat Res 754, (1-2) 22-31 ,
Turner A, Turner D & Braungardt C (2013) 'Biomonitoring of thallium availability in two estuaries of southwest England' Mar Pollut Bull 69, (1-2) 172-177 ,
Abdel-Wareth L, Haq A, Turner A, Khan S, Salem A, Mustafa F, Hussein N, Pallinalakam F, Grundy L & Patras G (2013) 'Total Vitamin D Assay Comparison of the Roche Diagnostics “Vitamin D Total” Electrochemiluminescence Protein Binding Assay with the Chromsystems HPLC Method in a Population with both D2 and D3 forms of Vitamin D' Nutrients 5, (3) 971-980 ,
Turner A & Pilsbury A (2013) 'Accumulation of aqueous and dietary thallium by the marine snail, <i>Littorina littorea</i>' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 129, 73-76 ,
Varma R, Turner A, Brown MT & Millward GE (2013) 'Metal accumulation kinetics by the estuarine macroalga, Fucusceranoides' Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 128, 33-40 ,
Turner A (2013) 'Metal contamination of soils, sediments and dusts in the vicinity of marine leisure boat maintenance facilities' JOURNAL OF SOILS AND SEDIMENTS 13, (6) 1052-1056 ,
Li H, Turner A & Brown MT (2013) 'Accumulation of Aqueous and Nanoparticulate Silver by the Marine Gastropod <i>Littorina littorea</i>' WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION 224, (1) ,
Turner A & Furniss O (2012) 'An evaluation of the toxicity and bioaccumulation of thallium in the coastal marine environment using the macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Mar Pollut Bull 64, (12) 2720-2724 ,
Turner A & Sogo YSK (2012) 'Concentrations and bioaccessibilities of metals in exterior urban paints' Chemosphere 86, (6) 614-618 ,
Turner A & Hallett L (2012) 'Bioaccessibility of Zinc in Estuarine Sediment Contaminated by Tire Wear Particles' WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION 223, (8) 4889-4894 ,
Turner A & Hambling J (2012) 'Bioaccessibility of Trace Metals in Sediment, Macroalga and Antifouling Paint to the Wild Mute Swan, <i>Cygnus olor</i>' WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION 223, (5) 2503-2509 ,
Holmes LA, Turner A & Thompson RC (2012) 'Adsorption of trace metals to plastic resin pellets in the marine environment' Environ Pollut 160, (1) 42-48 ,
Anagboso MU, Turner A & Braungardt CB (2012) 'Fractionation of thallium in the tamar estuary, south west England' Journal of Geochemical Exploration ,
Turner A, Brice D & Brown MT (2012) 'Interactions of silver nanoparticles with the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Ecotoxicology 21, (1) 148-154 ,
Takahashi CK, Turner A, Millward GE & Glegg GA (2012) 'Persistence and metallic composition of paint particles in sediments from a tidal inlet' Mar Pollut Bull 64, (1) 133-137 ,
Easton C, Turner A & Sewell G (2011) 'An evaluation of the toxicity and bioaccumulation of cisplatin in the marine environment using the macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Environ Pollut 159, (12) 3504-3508 ,
Law S & Turner A (2011) 'Thallium in the hydrosphere of south west England' Environ Pollut 159, (12) 3484-3489 ,
Varma R, Turner A & Brown MT (2011) 'Bioaccumulation of metals by Fucus ceranoides in estuaries of South West England' Mar Pollut Bull 62, (11) 2557-2562 ,
Degaffe FS & Turner A (2011) 'Leaching of zinc from tire wear particles under simulated estuarine conditions' Chemosphere 85, (5) 738-743 ,
Turner A (2011) 'Oral bioaccessibility of trace metals in household dust: a review' Environ Geochem Health 33, (4) 331-341 ,
Huntingford EJ & Turner A (2011) 'Trace metals in harbour and slipway sediments from the island of Malta, central Mediterranean' Mar Pollut Bull 62, (7) 1557-1561 ,
Jessop A & Turner A (2011) 'Leaching of Cu and Zn from discarded boat paint particles into tap water and rain water' Chemosphere 83, (11) 1575-1580 ,
Mulholland R & Turner A (2011) 'Accumulation of platinum group elements by the marine gastropod Littorina littorea' Environ Pollut 159, (4) 977-982 ,
Turner A & Holmes L (2011) 'Occurrence, distribution and characteristics of beached plastic production pellets on the island of Malta (central Mediterranean)' Mar Pollut Bull 62, (2) 377-381 ,
Gribble CM, Matthews GP, Laudone GM, Turner A, Ridgway CJ, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2011) 'Porometry, porosimetry, image analysis and void network modelling in the study of the pore-level properties of filters' CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE 66, (16) 3701-3709 ,
Masakorala K, Turner A & Brown MT (2011) 'Toxicity of Synthetic Surfactants to the Marine Macroalga, Ulva lactuca' WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION 218, (1-4) 283-291 ,
Gribble CM, Matthews GP, Turner A, Gantenbein D, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2011) 'Equilibrium coefficients for the adsorption of colloidal stickies onto mineral suspension particulates to improve paper recycling' NORDIC PULP & PAPER RESEARCH JOURNAL 26, (4) 421-428 ,
Vonlanthen S, Brown MT & Turner A (2011) 'Toxicity of the amphoteric surfactant, cocamidopropyl betaine, to the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Ecotoxicology 20, (1) 202-207 ,
Gribble CM, Matthews GP, Gantenbein D, Turner A, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2010) 'Adsorption of surfactant-rich stickies onto mineral surfaces' J Colloid Interface Sci 352, (2) 483-490 ,
Turner A & Rice L (2010) 'Toxicity of tire wear particle leachate to the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Environ Pollut 158, (12) 3650-3654 ,
Ashton K, Holmes L & Turner A (2010) 'Association of metals with plastic production pellets in the marine environment' Mar Pollut Bull 60, (11) 2050-2055 ,
Turner A & Radford A (2010) 'Bioaccessibility of trace metals in boat paint particles' Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 73, (5) 817-824 ,
Curtis L, Turner A, Vyas N & Sewell G (2010) 'Speciation and reactivity of Cisplatin in river water and seawater' Environ Sci Technol 44, (9) 3345-3350 ,
Parks R, Donnier-Marechal M, Frickers PE, Turner A & Readman JW (2010) 'Antifouling biocides in discarded marine paint particles' Mar Pollut Bull 60, (8) 1226-1230 ,
Turner A (2010) 'Marine pollution from antifouling paint particles' Mar Pollut Bull 60, (2) 159-171 ,
Turner A, Cabon A, Glegg G & Fisher AS (2010) 'Sediment–water interactions of thallium under simulated estuarine conditions' Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, ,
Turner A & Hefzi B (2010) 'Levels and Bioaccessibilities of Metals in Dusts from an Arid Environment' WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION 210, (1-4) 483-491 ,
Jones DE & Turner A (2010) 'Bioaccessibility and mobilisation of copper and zinc in estuarine sediment contaminated by antifouling paint particles' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 87, (3) 399-404 ,
Holmes L & Turner A (2009) 'Leaching of hydrophobic Cu and Zn from discarded marine antifouling paint residues: evidence for transchelation of metal pyrithiones' Environ Pollut 157, (12) 3440-3444 ,
Turner A, Millward GE & Stemp M (2009) 'Distribution of tritium in estuarine waters: the role of organic matter' J Environ Radioact 100, (10) 890-895 ,
Turner A, Singh N & Richards JP (2009) 'Bioaccessibility of metals in soils and dusts contaminated by marine antifouling paint particles' Environ Pollut 157, (5) 1526-1532 ,
Singh N & Turner A (2009) 'Trace metals in antifouling paint particles and their heterogeneous contamination of coastal sediments' Mar Pollut Bull 58, (4) 559-564 ,
Singh N & Turner A (2009) 'Leaching of copper and zinc from spent antifouling paint particles' Environ Pollut 157, (2) 371-376 ,
Singh A & Turner A (2009) 'Surfactant-induced mobilisation of trace metals from estuarine sediment: implications for contaminant bioaccessibility and remediation' Environ Pollut 157, (2) 646-653 ,
Dai M & Turner A (2009) '10th International Estuarine Biogeochemistry Symposium - "Estuaries in a Changing World"' MARINE CHEMISTRY 117, (1-4) 1-1 ,
Gammon M, Turner A & Brown MT (2009) 'Accumulation of Cu and Zn in discarded antifouling paint particles by the marine gastropod, <i>Littorina littorea</i>' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 84, (4) 447-452 ,
Turner A, Pollock H & Brown MT (2009) 'Accumulation of Cu and Zn from antifouling paint particles by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Environ Pollut 157, (8-9) 2314-2319 ,
Turner A, Barrett M & Brown MT (2009) 'Processing of antifouling paint particles by Mytilus edulis' Environ Pollut 157, (1) 215-220 ,
Turner A & Price S (2008) 'Bioaccessibility of platinum group elements in automotive catalytic converter particulates' Environ Sci Technol 42, (24) 9443-9448 ,
Turner A, Singh N & Millard L (2008) 'Bioaccessibility and bioavailability of Cu and Zn in sediment contaminated by antifouling paint residues' Environ Sci Technol 42, (23) 8740-8746 ,
Masakorala K, Turner A & Brown MT (2008) 'Influence of synthetic surfactants on the uptake of Pd, Cd and Pb by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Environ Pollut 156, (3) 897-904 ,
Turner AA & Channing A (2008) 'A new species of<i>Arthroleptella</i>Hewitt, 1926 (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) from the Klein Swartberg Mountain, Caledon, South Africa' African Journal of Herpetology 57, (1) 1-12 ,
French B & Turner A (2008) 'Mobilization, adsorption, and bioavailability of Pt and Pd in coastal sediments: the role of the polychaete, Arenicola marina' Environ Sci Technol 42, (10) 3543-3549 ,
Cobelo-Garcia A, Turner A & Millward GE (2008) 'Fractionation and reactivity of platinum group elements during estuarine mixing' Environ Sci Technol 42, (4) 1096-1101 ,
Turner A, Pedroso SS & Brown MT (2008) 'Influence of salinity and humic substances on the uptake of trace metals by the marine macroalga, <i>Ulva lactuca</i>:: Experimental observations and modelling using WHAM' MARINE CHEMISTRY 110, (3-4) 176-184 ,
Turner A, Le Roux SM & Millward GE (2008) 'Adsorption of cadmium to iron and manganese oxides during estuarine mixing' MARINE CHEMISTRY 108, (1-2) 77-84 ,
Turner A & Xu J (2008) 'Influence of ionic surfactants on the flocculation and sorption of palladium and mercury in the aquatic environment' Water Res 42, (1-2) 318-326 ,
Turner A (2007) 'A binary aqueous component model for the sediment - Water partitioning of trace metals in natural waters' Environmental Science & Technology 41, (11) 3977-3983
Kalman J & Turner A (2007) 'An evaluation of metal bioaccessibility in estuarine sediments using the commercially available protein, bovine serum albumin' Marine Chemistry 107, (4) 486-497
Kalman J & Turner A (2007) 'An evaluation of the bioaccessibility of metals in estuairne sediments using the commercially availableprotein, bovine serum albumin' Marine Chemistry 107, 486-497
Turner A & Ip KH (2007) 'Bioaccessibility of metals in dust from the indoor environment: Application of a physiologically based extraction test' Environmental Science & Technology 41, (22) 7851-7856
Turner A, Glegg G & Fitzer S (2007) 'Impacts of boat paint chips on the distribution and availability of copper in an English Ria' Environmental Pollution 151, 176-181
Turner A (2007) 'Particle-water interactions of platinum group elements under estuarine conditions' Marine Chemistry 103, (1-2) 103-111
Turner A & Wu KT (2007) 'Removal of platinum group elements in an estuarine turbidity maximum' Marine Chemistry 107, (3) 295-307
Odjegba V, Brown M & Turner A (2007) 'Studies on the effects of platinum group metals (PGMs) on Lactuca sativa L' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 146, (4) S261-S261
Turner A, Lewis MS, Shams L & Brown MT (2007) 'Uptake of platinum group elements by the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca' Marine Chemistry 105, (3-4) 271-280
Cobelo-Garcia A, Turner A, Millward GE & Couceiro F (2007) 'Behaviour of palladium(II), platinum(IV), and rhodium(III) in artificial and natural waters: Influence of reactor surface and geochemistry on metal recovery' Analytica Chimica Acta 585, (2) 202-210
Odjegba VJ, Brown MT & Turner A (2007) 'Studies on the effects of platinum group elements on Lactuca sativa' L. American Journal of Plant Physiology 2, 183-194
TOLLEY KA, BURGER M, TURNER AA & MATTHEE CA (2006) 'Biogeographic patterns and phylogeography of dwarf chameleons (<i>Bradypodion</i>) in an African biodiversity hotspot' Molecular Ecology 15, (3) 781-793 ,
Turner A, Crussell M, Millward GE, Cobelo-Garcia A & Fisher AS (2006) 'Adsorption kinetics of platinum group elements in river water' Environmental Science & Technology 40, (5) 1524-1531
Jha AN, Dogra Y, Turner A & Millward GE (2006) 'Are low doses of tritium genotoxic to Mytilus edulis?' Marine Environmental Research 62, S297-S300
Turner A (2006) 'Enzymatic mobilisation of trace metals from estuarine sediment' Marine Chemistry 98, (2-4) 140-147
Turner A & Martino M (2006) 'Modelling the equilibrium speciation of nickel in the Tweed Estuary, UK: Voltammetric determinations and simulations using WHAM' Marine Chemistry 102, (3-4) 198-207
Turner A & Bishop E (2006) 'Processing of the chemical components of estuarine sediment by the lugworm, Arenicola marina' Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 68, (1-2) 86-92
Turner A & Simmonds L (2006) 'Elemental concentrations and metal bioaccessibility in UK household dust' Science of the Total Environment 371, (1-3) 74-81
Turner A & Mawji E (2005) 'Hydrophobicity and reactivity of trace metals in the low-salinity zone of a turbid estuary' Limnology and Oceanography 50, (3) 1011-1019
Turner A & Mawji E (2005) 'Octanol-solubility of dissolved and particulate trace metals in contaminated rivers: implications for metal reactivity and availability' Environmental Pollution 135, (2) 235-244
Turner A & Williamson I (2005) 'Octanol-water partitioning of chemical constituents in river water and treated sewage effluent' Water Research 39, (18) 4325-4334
Turner A & Williamson I (2005) 'On the relationship between D-OW and K-OW in natural waters' Environmental Science & Technology 39, (22) 8719-8727
Jones-Hughes T & Turner A (2005) 'Sorption of ionic surfactants to estuarine sediment and their influence on the sequestration of phenanthrene' Environmental Science & Technology 39, (6) 1688-1697
Jha AN, Dogra Y, Turner A & Millward GE (2005) 'Impact of low doses of tritium on the marine mussel, Mytilus edulis: Genotoxic effects and tissue-specific bioconcentration' Mutation Research-Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 586, (1) 47-57
Turner AA, de Villiers AL, Dawood A & Channing A (2004) 'A new species of<i>Arthroleptella</i>Hewitt, 1926 (Anura: Ranidae) from the Groot Winterhoek mountains of the Western Cape province, South Africa' African Journal of Herpetology 53, (1) 1-12 ,
Martino M, Turner A & Nimmo M (2004) 'Distribution, speciation and particle-water interactions of nickel in the Mersey Estuary, UK' Marine Chemistry 88, (3-4) 161-177
Turner A & Mawji E (2004) 'Hydrophobicity and octanol-water partitioning of trace metals in natural waters' Environmental Science & Technology 38, (11) 3081-3091
Turner A, Millward GE & Le Roux SM (2004) 'Significance of oxides and particulate organic matter in controlling trace metal partitioning in a contaminated estuary' Marine Chemistry 88, (3-4) 179-192
Turner A, Le Roux SM & Millward GE (2004) 'Speciation and partitioning of cadmium and zinc in two contrasting estuaries: The role of hydrophobic organic matter' Limnology and Oceanography 49, (1) 11-19
Turner A (2003) 'Salting out of chemicals in estuaries: implications for contaminant partitioning and modelling' Science of the Total Environment 314, 599-612 ,
Martino M, Turner A & Millward GE (2003) 'Influence of organic complexation on the adsorption kinetics of nickel in river waters' Environmental Science & Technology 37, (11) 2383-2388
Millward GE, Sands TK, Nimmo M, Turner A & Tappin AD (2002) 'Nickel in the Humber plume: Influences of particle dynamics and reactivity' Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 54, (5) 821-832
Martino M, Turner A, Nimmo A & Millward GE (2002) 'Resuspension, reactivity and recycling of trace metals in the Mersey Estuary, UK' Marine Chemistry 77, (2-3) 171-186
Turner A & Rawling MC (2002) 'Sorption of benzo[a]pyrene to sediment contaminated by acid mine drainage: contrasting particle concentration-dependencies in river water and seawater' Water Research 36, (8) 2011-2019
Turner A & Millward GE (2002) 'Suspended particles: Their role in estuarine biogeochemical cycles' Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 55, (6) 857-883
Turner A, Martino M & Le Roux SM (2002) 'Trace metal distribution coefficients in the Mersey estuary, UK: Evidence for salting out of metal complexes' Environmental Science & Technology 36, (21) 4578-4584
Le Roux SM, Turner A, Millward GE, Ebdon L & Appriou P (2001) 'Partitioning of mercury onto suspended sediments in estuaries' Journal of Environmental Monitoring 3, (1) 37-42
Turner A, Henon DN & Dale JLL (2001) 'Pepsin-digestibility of contaminated estuarine sediments' Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 53, (5) 671-681
Turner A, Millward GE & Le Roux SM (2001) 'Sediment-water partitioning of inorganic mercury in estuaries' Environmental Science & Technology 35, (23) 4648-4654
Turner A & Rawling MC (2001) 'The influence of salting out on the sorption of neutral organic compounds in estuaries' Water Research 35, (18) 4379-4389
Turner A & Olsen YS (2000) 'Chemical versus enzymatic digestion of contaminated estuarine sediment: Relative importance of iron and manganese oxides in controlling trace metal bioavailability' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 51, (6) 717-728 ,
Turner A & Millward GE (2000) 'Particle dynamics and trace metal reactivity in estuarine plumes' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 50, (6) 761-774 ,
Turner A (2000) 'Trace metal contamination in sediments from UK estuaries: An empirical evaluation of the role of hydrous iron and manganese oxides' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 50, (3) 355-371 ,
Turner A & Rawling MC (2000) 'The behaviour of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate in estuaries' MARINE CHEMISTRY 68, (3) 203-217 ,
Turner A, Hyde TL & Rawling MC (1999) 'Transport and retention of hydrophobic organic micropollutants in estuaries: Implications of the particle concentration effect' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 49, (5) 733-746 ,
Turner A (1999) 'Diagnosis of chemical reactivity and pollution sources from particulate trace metal distributions in estuaries' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 48, (2) 177-191 ,
Turner A, Nimmo M & Thuresson KA (1998) 'Speciation and sorptive behaviour of nickel in an organic-rich estuary (Beaulieu, UK)' MARINE CHEMISTRY 63, (1-2) 105-118 ,
Rawling MC, Turner A & Tyler AO (1998) 'Particle-water interactions of 2,2',5,5'-tetrachlorobiphenyl under simulated estuarine conditions' MARINE CHEMISTRY 61, (3-4) 115-126 ,
Turner A (1996) 'Trace-metal partitioning in estuaries: Importance of salinity and particle concentration' MARINE CHEMISTRY 54, (1-2) 27-39 ,
Millward GE, Allen JI, Morris AW & Turner A (1996) 'Distributions and fluxes of non-detrital particulate Fe,Mn,Cu,Zn in the Humber coastal zone, UK' CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH 16, (7) 967-993 ,
Thuresson AK, Turner A, Nimmo M & OHare TJ (1996) 'The influence of changing environmental conditions on the partitioning of nickel in rivers and estuaries: A comparison between predicted results and field data' ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 211, 58-GEOC
Turner A (1996) 'Trace metal partition coefficients in estuaries: Modelling the effects of salinity, particle concentration and particle character' ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 211, 117-GEOC
Ng B, Turner A, Tyler AO, Falconer RA & Millward GE (1996) 'Modelling contaminant geochemistry in estuaries' WATER RESEARCH 30, (1) 63-74 ,
TURNER A & MILLWARD GE (1994) 'PARTITIONING OF TRACE-METALS IN A MACROTIDAL ESTUARY - IMPLICATIONS FOR CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT MODELS' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 39, (1) 45-58 ,
TYLER AO, MILLWARD GE, JONES PH & TURNER A (1994) 'POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZO-PARA-DIOXINS AND POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZOFURANS IN SEDIMENTS FROM UK ESTUARIES' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 39, (1) 1-13 ,
TURNER A, MILLWARD GE & TYLER AO (1994) 'THE DISTRIBUTION AND CHEMICAL-COMPOSITION OF PARTICLES IN A MACROTIDAL ESTUARY' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 38, (1) 1-17 ,
BURTON JD, ALTHAUS M, MILLWARD GE, MORRIS AW, STATHAM PJ, TAPPIN AD & TURNER A (1993) 'PROCESSES INFLUENCING THE FATE OF TRACE-METALS IN THE NORTH-SEA' PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES 343, (1669) 557-568 ,
TURNER A, MILLWARD GE, BALE AJ & MORRIS AW (1993) 'APPLICATION OF THE K(D) CONCEPT TO THE STUDY OF TRACE-METAL REMOVAL AND DESORPTION DURING ESTUARINE MIXING' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 36, (1) 1-13 ,
TURNER A, MILLWARD GE, BALE AJ & MORRIS AW (1992) 'THE SOLID-SOLUTION PARTITIONING OF TRACE-METALS IN THE SOUTHERN NORTH-SEA - INSITU RADIOCHEMICAL EXPERIMENTS' CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH 12, (11) 1311-1329 ,
TURNER A, MILLWARD GE, SCHUCHARDT B, SCHIRMER M & PRANGE A (1992) 'TRACE-METAL DISTRIBUTION COEFFICIENTS IN THE WESER ESTUARY (GERMANY)' CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH 12, (11) 1277-1292 ,
TURNER A, MILLWARD GE & MORRIS AW (1991) 'PARTICULATE METALS IN 5 MAJOR NORTH-SEA ESTUARIES' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 32, (4) 325-346 ,
Chapters
Turner A (2019) 'Bioaccessibility of Trace Metals in Household Dust' Encyclopedia of Environmental Health Elsevier 301-306 ,
Millward GE, Turner A & He X (2019) 'Metal Pollution' Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences Elsevier 342-349 ,
Millward GE & Turner A (2018) 'Metal Pollution ☆' Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene Elsevier 77-85 ,
Millward GE (2018) 'OBSOLETE: Metal Pollution' Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences Elsevier ,
Turner A (2011) 'Bioaccessibility of Trace Metals in Household Dust' Encyclopedia of Environmental Health Elsevier 317-322 ,
Millward GE & Turner A (2001) 'Metal pollution' in Steele J; Thorpe S; Turekian K Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences 1730-1737
Millward GE & Turner A (2001) 'Metal Pollution' Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences Elsevier 768-775 ,
Burton JD, Althaus M, Millward GE, Morris AW, Statham PJ, Tappin AD & Turner A (1994) 'Processes influencing the fate of trace metals in the North Sea' Understanding the North Sea System Springer Netherlands 179-190 ,
Conference Papers
Couceiro F, Rauen W, Millward GE, Lin B, Turner A & Falconer R (2009) 'Transport and reactivity of nickel in estuarine sediments: Results from a high capacity flume' 71-76 ,
Gribble CM, Matthews GP, Turner A, Gantenbein D, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2009) 'A model description of adsorption of surfactant-rich stickies onto hydrophobic mineral surfaces' 7th International Paper and Coating Chemistry Symposium McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 6-/-0/20096-/-0/2009
Couceiro F, Tumer A & Millward GE (2007) 'Adsorption and desorption kinetics of rhodium (III) and platinum (IV) in turbid suspensions: Potential tracers for sediment transport in estuarine flumes' 308-318
MILLWARD G, TURNER A, GLASSON D & GLEGG G (1990) 'Intra- and inter-estuarine variability of particle microstructure' Elsevier BV 289-300 ,
Personal

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Conferences organised

  • Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association. Local meeting: "Estuaries of South West England". Plymouth, April 2005.
  • 12th International Estuarine Biogeochemistry Symposium: "An Integrated Approach to Estuarine Biogeochemistry". Plymouth, July 2013.
  • Marine Pollution and the English Channel - a public engagement event. Plymouth, September 2014.

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