Interactive Monitoring Map 

Publications

Book

1.            Percy, K. E., Alberta oil sands energy, industry and the environment. In Developments in environmental science; v. 11 [Online] 1st ed.; Elsevier: Amsterdam; Boston, 2012; pp. 496 p. ISBN: 978-0-08-097760-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780080977607.

Journal

1.      Bytnerowicz, A.; Fraczek, W.; Schilling, S.; Alexander, D., Spatial and temporal distribution of ambient nitric acid and ammonia in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta. J Limnol 2010, 69, 11-21. doi:10.3274/JL10-69-S1-03

2.      Proemse, B. C.; Mayer, B.; Chow, J. C.; Watson, J. G., Isotopic characterization of nitrate, ammonium and sulfate in stack PM2.5 emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada. Atmos Environ 2012, 60, 555-563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.06.046

3.      Proemse, B. C.; Mayer, B.; Fenn, M. E., Tracing industrial sulfur contributions to atmospheric sulfate deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region, Alberta, Canada. Appl Geochem 2012, 27 (12), 2425-2434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.08.006

4.      Wang, X. L.; Watson, J. G.; Chow, J. C.; Gronstal, S.; Kohl, S. D., An Efficient Multipollutant System for Measuring Real-World Emissions from Stationary and Mobile Sources. Aerosol Air Qual Res 2012, 12 (2), 145-160. DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2012.09.0243. OPEN ACCESS: http://www.aaqr.org/article/detail/AAQR-12-09-OA-0243

5.      Hsu, Y. M., Trends in Passively-Measured Ozone, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide Concentrations in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region of Alberta, Canada. Aerosol Air Qual Res 2013, 13 (5), 1448-1463. DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2012.08.0224. OPEN ACCESS: http://www.aaqr.org/article/detail/AAQR-12-08-OA-0224

6.      Percy, K. E., Ambient Air Quality and Linkage to Ecosystems in the Athabasca Oil Sands, Alberta. Geosci Can 2013, 40, 182-201.  https://doi.org/10.12789/geocanj.2013.40.014

7.      Proemse, B. C.; Mayer, B.; Fenn, M. E.; Ross, C. S., A multi-isotope approach for estimating industrial contributions to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region in Alberta, Canada. Environ Pollut 2013, 182, 80-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2013.07.004

8.      Tkacz, B.; Riitters, K.; Percy, K. E., Chapter 4 - Forest Monitoring Methods in the United States and Canada: An Overview. In Developments in Environmental Science, Ferretti, M.; Fischer, R., Eds. Elsevier: 2013; Vol. 12, pp 49-73.

9.      Vile, M. A.; Wieder, R. K.; Zivkovic, T.; Scott, K. D.; Vitt, D. H.; Hartsock, J. A.; Iosue, C. L.; Quinn, J. C.; Petix, M.; Fillingim, H. M.; Popma, J. M. A.; Dynarski, K. A.; Jackman, T. R.; Albright, C. M.; Wykoff, D. D., N2-fixation by methanotrophs sustains carbon and nitrogen accumulation in pristine peatlands. Biogeochemistry 2014, 121 (2), 317-328. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-014-0019-6

10.  Watmough, S. A.; Whitfield, C. J.; Fenn, M. E., The importance of atmospheric base cation deposition for preventing soil acidification in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region of Canada. Sci Total Environ 2014, 493, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.05.110

11.  Fenn, M. E.; Bytnerowicz, A.; Schilling, S. L.; Ross, C. S., Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen, sulfur and base cations in jack pine stands in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada. Environ Pollut 2015, 196, 497-510. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2014.08.023

12.  Hsu, Y. M.; Harner, T.; Li, H.; Fellin, P., PAH Measurements in Air in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. Environ Sci Technol 2015, 49 (9), 5584-5592. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b00178

13.  Hsu, Y.-M.; Clair, T. A., Measurement of fine particulate matter water-soluble inorganic species and precursor gases in the Alberta Oil Sands Region using an improved semicontinuous monitor. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 2015, 65 (4), 423-435. https://doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2014.1001088

14.  Lynam, M. M.; Dvonch, J. T.; Barres, J. A.; Morishita, M.; Legge, A.; Percy, K., Oil sands development and its impact on atmospheric wet deposition of air pollutants to the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada. Environ Pollut 2015, 206, 469-478. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2015.07.032

15.  Wang, X. L.; Chow, J. C.; Kohl, S. D.; Percy, K. E.; Legge, A. H.; Watson, J. G., Characterization of PM2.5 and PM10 fugitive dust source profiles in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 2015, 65 (12), 1421-1433. https://doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2015.1100693

16.  Wang, X. L.; Chow, J. C.; Kohl, S. D.; Yatavelli, L. N. R.; Percy, K. E.; Legge, A. H.; Watson, J. G., Wind erosion potential for fugitive dust sources in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. Aeolian Res 2015, 18, 121-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeolia.2015.07.004

17.  Bytnerowicz, A.; Hsu, Y. M.; Percy, K.; Legge, A.; Fenn, M. E.; Schilling, S.; Fraczek, W.; Alexander, D., Ground-level air pollution changes during a boreal wildland mega-fire. Sci Total Environ 2016, 572, 755-769. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.052

18.  Hsu, Y. M.; Bytnerowicz, A.; Fenn, M. E.; Percy, K. E., Atmospheric dry deposition of sulfur and nitrogen in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada. Sci Total Environ 2016, 568, 285-295. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.205

19.  Hsu, Y.-M.; Wang, X.; Chow, J. C.; Watson, J. G.; Percy, K. E., Collocated comparisons of continuous and filter-based PM2.5 measurements at Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 2016, 66 (3), 329-339. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2015.1136362

20.  Proemse, B. C.; Maynard, D. G.; Mayer, B., Foliage Chemistry of Pinus banksiana in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada. Forests 2016, 7 (12). doi:10.3390/f7120312. OPEN ACCESS: http://www.mdpi.com/1999-4907/7/12/312

21.  Wang, X.; Chow, J. C.; Kohl, S. D.; Percy, K. E.; Legge, A. H.; Watson, J. G., Real-world emission factors for Caterpillar 797B heavy haulers during mining operations. Particuology 2016, 28, 22-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.partic.2015.07.001

22.    Wieder, R. K.; Vile, M. A.; Albright, C. M.; Scott, K. D.; Vitt, D. H.; Quinn, J. C.; Burke-Scoll, M., Effects of altered atmospheric nutrient deposition from Alberta oil sands development on Sphagnum fuscum growth and C, N and S accumulation in peat. Biogeochemistry 2016, 129 (1-2), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-016-0216-6

23.    Wieder, R. K.; Vile, M. A.; Scott, K. D.; Albright, C. M.; McMillen, K. J.; Vitt, D. H.; Fenn, M. E., Differential Effects of High Atmospheric N and S Deposition on Bog Plant/Lichen Tissue and Porewater Chemistry across the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. Environ Sci Technol 2016, 50 (23), 12630-12640. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b03109

24.    Graney, J. R.; Landis, M. S.; Puckett, K. J.; Studabaker, W. B.; Edgerton, E. S.; Legge, A. H.; Percy, K. E., Differential accumulation of PAHs, elements, and Pb isotopes by five lichen species from the Athabasca Oil Sands Region in Alberta, Canada. Chemosphere 2017, 184, 700-710. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.06.036

25.    Landis, M. S.; Patrick Pancras, J.; Graney, J. R.; White, E. M.; Edgerton, E. S.; Legge, A.; Percy, K. E., Source apportionment of ambient fine and coarse particulate matter at the Fort McKay community site, in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada. Sci Total Environ 2017, 584–585, 105-117. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.110

26.    Studabaker, W. B.; Puckett, K. J.; Percy, K. E.; Landis, M. S., Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, dibenzothiophene, and alkylated homologs in the lichen Hypogymnia physodes by gas chromatography using single quadrupole mass spectrometry and time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 2017, 1492, 106-116. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2017.02.051

27.    Landis, M. S.; Edgerton, E. S.; White, E. M.; Wentworth, G. R.; Sullivan, A. P.; Dillner, A. M., The impact of the 2016 Fort McMurray Horse River Wildfire on ambient air pollution levels in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada. Sci Total Environ 2017. OPEN ACCESS: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.008