Robert Kalin, BSc MSc PhD CEnv FICE FRSC FGS

Prof

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

International Development Sustainable Development Goal 6 Hydrogeology and Groundwater Geochemistry Integrated Water Resources Management Biogeochemistry of Contaminated Land Remediation of Contaminated Land

1989 …2020
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Research Output 1989 2020

2020
1 Downloads (Pure)
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Benin
coastal aquifer
Climate Change
Groundwater
Nigeria

Evaluation of daily gridded meteorological datasets over the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and implication to water resources management

Hassan, I., Kalin, R. M., White, C. J. & Aladejana, J. A., 1 Jan 2020, In : Atmospheric and Climate Sciences. 10, 1, p. 21-39 19 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Water resources
Monitoring
Developing countries
Mean square error
Temperature
Open Access
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saline intrusion
coastal aquifer
Aquifers
electrical resistivity
Clay
1 Downloads (Pure)
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Malawi
Water supply
water management
costs
cost
Open Access
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Water Resources
Niger
General Circulation Models
Nigeria
Climate
2019
10 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive optimum integrated water resources management approach for multidisciplinary water resources management problems

Al-Jawad, J. Y., Alsaffar, H. M., Bertram, D. & Kalin, R. M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 239, p. 211-224 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water resources
Catchments
Surface water resources
Rivers
Groundwater resources
1 Citation (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Assessment of water resources management strategy under different evolutionary optimization techniques

Al-Jawad, J. Y. & Kalin, R. M., 28 Sep 2019, In : Water. 11, 10, 23 p., 2021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Water Resources
Water resources
water management
Evolutionary algorithms
water
1 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of groundwater discharge to rivers in the Shire River Basin, Malawi

Kelly, L., Bertram, D., Kalin, R. & Ngongondo, C., 8 Nov 2019, In : American Journal of Water Science and Engineering. 5, 4, p. 127-138 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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baseflow
Discharge (fluid mechanics)
Catchments
Groundwater
river basin

Decision-making challenges of sustainable groundwater strategy under multi-event pressure in arid environments: the Diyala River Basin in Iraq

Al-Jawad, J. Y., Al-Jawad, S. B. & Kalin, R. M., 18 Oct 2019, In : Water. 11, 10, 19 p., 2160.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Iraq
dry environmental conditions
Groundwater
arid environment
Rivers
18 Downloads (Pure)

Exploratory study of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) contributions to household air pollution arising from improved cookstove use in rural Malawi

Chidziwisano, K. R., Rivett, M. O., Tadsanaprasittipol, A., McGregor, L. A. & Kalin, R. M., 31 Jan 2019, In : African Journal of Environmental and Science Technology. 13, 1, p. 36-51 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Air pollution
Soot
Dust
Kitchens
2 Downloads (Pure)

Fluoride occurrence in the lower East African Rift System, Southern Malawi

Addison, M. J., Rivett, M. O., Robinson, H., Fraser, A., Miller, A. M., Phiri, P., Mleta, P. & Kalin, R. M., 26 Dec 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 712, 16 p., 136260.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Fluorides
fluoride
Groundwater
Springs (water)
Boreholes
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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Groundwater resources
coastal aquifer
groundwater resource
Aquifers
resource management
6 Citations (Scopus)

Optimum socio-environmental flows approach for reservoir operation strategy using many-objectives evolutionary optimization algorithm

Al-Jawad, J. Y., Alsaffar, H. M., Bertram, D. & Kalin, R. M., 15 Feb 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 651, Part 2, p. 1877-1891 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Catchments
Rivers
river basin
Computational efficiency
Water resources
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Performance of a field-scale biological permeable reactive barrier for in-situ remediation of nitrate-contaminated groundwater

Gibert, O., Assal, A., Devlin, H., Elliot, T. & Kalin, R. M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 659, p. 211-220 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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reactive barrier
Remediation
Nitrates
Groundwater
remediation
2 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Quantification of temporal variations in base flow index using sporadic river data: application to the Bua catchment, Malawi

Kelly, L., Kalin, R. M., Bertram, D., Kanjaye, M., Nkhata, M. & Sibande, H., 29 Apr 2019, In : Water. 11, 5, 27 p., 901.

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baseflow
Catchments
temporal variation
Rivers
catchment
2 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Stranded assets as a key concept to guide investment strategies for sustainable development goal 6

Kalin, R. M., Mwanamveka, J., Coulson, A. B., Robertson, D. J. C., Clark, H., Rathjen, J. & Rivett, M. O., 5 Apr 2019, In : Water. 11, 4, 13 p., 702.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Water supply
Sustainable development
Climate change
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding the functionality and burden on decentralised rural water supply: influence of millennium development goal 7c coverage targets

Truslove, J. P., Miller, A. V. M., Mannix, N., Nhlema, M., Rivett, M. O., Coulson, A. B., Mleta, P. & Kalin, R. M., 8 Mar 2019, In : Water. 11, 3, 18 p., 494.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Water supply
Sustainable development
Boreholes
infrastructure
borehole
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Water-isotope capacity building and demonstration in a developing world context: isotopic baseline and conceptualization of a Lake Malawi catchment

Banda, L. C., Rivett, M. O., Kalin, R. M., Zavison, A. S. K., Phiri, P., Kelly, L., Chavula, G., Kapachika, C. C., Nkhata, M., Kamtukule, S., Mleta, P. & Nhlema, M., 10 Dec 2019, In : Water. 11, 12, 24 p., 2600.

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Capacity Building
Lake Malawi
Malawi
capacity building
Lakes
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

A conceptual model based framework for pragmatic groundwater-quality monitoring network design in the developing world: application to the Chikwawa district, Malawi

Rivett, M. O., Miller, A. V. M., MacAllister, D. J., Fallas, A., Wanangwa, G. J., Mleta, P., Phiri, P., Mannix, N., Monjerezi, M. & Kalin, R. M., 31 Mar 2018, In : Groundwater for Sustainable Development . 6, p. 213-226 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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network design
Malawi
Groundwater
pragmatics
developing world
2 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)
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Aquifers
aquifer
Water resources
Southern African Development Community
Geology
7 Downloads (Pure)

Arsenic occurrence in Malawi groundwater

Rivett, M. O., Robinson, H. L., Wild, L. M., Melville, J., McGrath, L., Phiri, P., Flink, J., Wanangwa, GJ., Mleta, P., MacLeod, S. S. P., Miller, A. V. M. & Kalin, R. M., 30 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Applied Sciences & Environmental Management. 22, 11, p. 1807-1816 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Arsenic
Groundwater
Boreholes
Potable water
Aquifers
5 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Local scale water-food nexus: use of borehole-garden permaculture to realise the full potential of rural water supplies in Malawi

Rivett, M. O., Halcrow, A. W., Schmalfuss, J., Stark, J. A., Truslove, J. P., Kumwenda, S., Harawa, K. A., Nhlema, M., Songola, C., Wanangwa, G. J., Miller, A. V. M. & Kalin, R. M., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 209, p. 354-370 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Boreholes
Water supply
garden
borehole
food
5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Responding to salinity in a rural African alluvial valley aquifer system: to boldly go beyond the world of hand-pumped groundwater supply?

Rivett, M. O., Budimir, L., Mannix, N., Miller, A. V. M., Addison, M., Moyo, P., Wanangwa, G. J., Phiri, O. L., Songola, C. E., Nhlema, M., Thomas, M. A. S., Polmanteer, R. T., Borge, A. & Kalin, R. M., 27 Oct 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 653, p. 1005-1024 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Aquifers
Groundwater
aquifer
salinity
valley
14 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Risk assessment to groundwater of pit latrine rural sanitation policy in developing country settings

Back, J. O., Rivett, M. O., Hinz, L. B., Mackay, N., Wanangwa, G. J., Phiri, O. L., Songola, C. E., Thomas, M. A. S., Kumwenda, S., Nhlema, M., Miller, A. V. M. & Kalin, R. M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 613-614, p. 592-610 19 p.

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Sanitation
Boreholes
sanitation
Developing countries
Risk assessment
2017
61 Downloads (Pure)

454 pyrosequencing assessment of biodegradative bacteria from thermal hydrolysis processes

Colosimo, F., Lord, R., Thomas, R., Lloyd, J. R., Boothman, C. & Kalin, R. M., 6 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Energy and Environment Research.

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Hydrolysis
Bacteria
Hot Temperature
Gases
Methane
20 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Combining stable isotopes with contamination indicators: a method for improved investigation of nitrate sources and dynamics in aquifers with mixed nitrogen inputs

Minet, E. P., Goodhue, R., Meier-Augenstein, W., Kalin, R. M., Fenton, O., Richards, K. G. & Coxon, C. E., 1 Nov 2017, In : Water Research. 124, p. 85-96 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Aquifers
Isotopes
Nitrates
stable isotope
Contamination
3 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)
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Creosote
creosote
Gas chromatography
Gas Chromatography
Mass spectrometry
4 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Comprehensive database of Manufactured Gas Plant tars – Part A Database

Gallacher, C., Thomas, R., Lord, R., Kalin, R. M. & Taylor, C., 15 Aug 2017, In : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry . 31, 15, p. 1231-1238 8 p.

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Tars
Gas plants
tar
gas
Gas chromatography
3 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Comprehensive database of Manufactured Gas Plant tars – Part B Aliphatic and aromatic compounds

Gallacher, C., Thomas, R., Lord, R., Kalin, R. M. & Taylor, C., 15 Aug 2017, In : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry . 31, 15, p. 1239-1249 11 p.

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Tars
Gas plants
Aromatic compounds
tar
gas
1 Citation (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Comprehensive database of Manufactured Gas Plant tars – Part C Heterocyclic and hydroxylated PAHs

Gallacher, C., Thomas, R., Lord, R., Kalin, R. M. & Taylor, C., 15 Aug 2017, In : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry . 31, 15, p. 1250-1260 11 p.

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Tars
Gas plants
tar
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PAH
2016
45 Citations (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

Biogenic methane in shale gas and coal bed methane: a review of current knowledge and gaps

Colosimo, F., Thomas, R., Lloyd, J. R., Taylor, K. G., Boothman, C., Smith, A. D., Lord, R. & Kalin, R., 12 Aug 2016, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 57 p.

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Biodegradation
coal seam
Biological materials
biodegradation
Methane
2015
38 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

Biogenic nano-magnetite and nano-zero valent iron treatment of alkaline Cr(VI) leachate and chromite ore processing residue

Watts, M. P., Coker, V. S., Parry, S. A., Pattrick, R. A. D., Thomas, R. A. P., Kalin, R. & Lloyd, J. R., 1 Mar 2015, In : Applied Geochemistry. 54, p. 27-42 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Ferrosoferric Oxide
Chromite
Ore treatment
Magnetite
chromite
13 Citations (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)

Can polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) signatures and enantiomer fractions be used for source identification and to age date occupational exposure?

Megson, D., Focant, J-F., Patterson, D. G., Robson, M., Lohan, M. C., Worsfold, P. J., Comber, S., Kalin, R., Reiner, E. & O'Sullivan, G., 1 Aug 2015, In : Environment International. 81, p. 56-63 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Enantiomers
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
occupational exposure
Polychlorinated biphenyls
PCB
3 Citations (Scopus)

Diagenetic alterations and reservoir quality evolution of lower cretaceous fluvial sandstones: Nubian formation, Sirt basin, north-central Libya

El-Khatri, F., El-Ghali, M. A. K., Mansurbeg, H., Morad, S., Ogle, N. & Kalin, R. M., 30 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Petroleum Geology. 38, 2, p. 217-239 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sandstone
basin evolution
sandstone
Cretaceous
porosity
22 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)

Effective treatment of alkaline Cr(VI) contaminated leachate using a novel Pd-bionanocatalyst: impact of electron donor and aqueous geochemistry

Watts, M. P., Coker, V. S., Parry, S. A., Thomas, R. A. P., Kalin, R. & Lloyd, J. R., Jul 2015, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 170–171, p. 162-172 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Chromite
formic acid
Ore treatment
Geochemistry
chromite
2014

A comparative denitrification process under anoxic conditions using waste materials

Gkiouzepas, S., Knapp, C. & Kalin, R., 4 Oct 2014, Proceedings 10th International Hydrogeological Congress Greece. Greece, p. 203-211 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Chemical fingerprinting of embryotoxic mineral oil

Morbeck, D., Gallacher, C. & Kalin, R. M., 4 Sep 2014, In : Reproduction Abstracts . 1, 1 p., P325.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

Mineral Oil
Mineral oils
Oils
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Impurities

Enhanced denitrification process using readily available materials: column studies

Gkiouzepas, S., Kalin, R. & Knapp, C., Sep 2014, Book of Abstracts of the 12th International Conference on Protection and Restoration of the Environment. Liakopoulos, A., Kungolos, A., Christodoulatos, C. & Koutsopsyros, A. (eds.). Greece, p. 121-126

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

15 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental and toenail metals concentrations in copper mining and non mining communities in Zambia

Ndilila, W., Callan, A. C., McGregor, L. A., Kalin, R. M. & Hinwood, A. L., Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health . 217, 1, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zambia
Nails
Copper
Metals
Selenium
2 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Frequency-dependent ultrasound-induced transformation in E. coli

Deeks, J., Windmill, J., Agbeze-Onuma, M., Kalin, R. M., Argondizza, P. & Knapp, C. W., 1 Dec 2014, In : Biotechnology Letters. 36, 12, p. 2461-2465 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Gene transfer
Escherichia coli
Ultrasonics
Genes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Highlighting the effects of co-eluting interferences on compound-specific stable isotope analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography

Gauchotte-Lindsay, C., McGregor, L. A., Assal, A., Thomas, R. & Kalin, R. M., Jun 2014, In : ChemPlusChem. 79, 6, p. 804-812 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Isotopes
Gas chromatography
Coal Tar
Liquids
10 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying the provenance of Leach's storm petrels in the North Atlantic using polychlorinated biphenyl signatures derived from comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry

Megson, D., Brown, T. A., Johnson, G. W., O'Sullivan, G., Bicknell, A. W. J., Votier, S. C., Lohan, M. C., Comber, S., Kalin, R. & Worsfold, P. J., 30 Nov 2014, In : Chemosphere. 114, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Polychlorinated biphenyls
Gas chromatography
Gas Chromatography
provenance
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of carbon disulphide (CS2) in soils and groundwater from a CS2-contaminated site

Cox, S. F., McKinley, J. D., Ferguson, A. S., O'Sullivan, G. & Kalin, R. M., Apr 2013, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 68, 7, p. 1935-1944 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbon disulfide
Carbon Disulfide
Carbon disulfide
Groundwater
groundwater
23 Citations (Scopus)

Fingerprinting polychlorinated biphenyls in environmental samples using comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry

Megson, D., Kalin, R., Worsfold, P. J., Gauchotte-Lindsay, C., Patterson, D. G., Lohan, M. C., Comber, S., Brown, T. A. & O' Sullivan, G., 29 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Chromatography A . 1318, p. 276-283 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Polychlorinated biphenyls
Gas chromatography
Gas Chromatography
Mass spectrometry
2012
18 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

A culture-independent approach to unravel uncultured bacteria and functional genes in a complex microbial community

Wang, Y., Chen, Y., Zhou, Q., Huang, S., Ning, K., Xu, J., Kalin, R. M., Rolfe, S. & Huang, W. E., 17 Oct 2012, In : PLOS One. 7, 10, 11 p., e47530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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operon
Operon
Metagenomics
naphthalene
microbial communities
11 Citations (Scopus)

A one-step method for priority compounds of concern in tar from former industrial sites: trimethylsilyl derivatisation with comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography

Gauchotte-Lindsay, C., Richards, P., McGregor, L. A., Thomas, R. & Kalin, R. M., 31 Aug 2012, In : Journal of Chromatography A. 1253, p. 154-163 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tars
Gas chromatography
Gas Chromatography
Coal Tar
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
7 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon isotopic fractionation of CFCs during abiotic and biotic degradation

Archbold, M. E., Elliot, T. & Kalin, R. M., 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 3, p. 1764-1773 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorofluorocarbons
CFC
isotopic fractionation
Fractionation
Carbon
31 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the utility of 15N and 18O isotope abundance analyses to identify nitrate sources: a soil zone study

Minet, E., Coxon, C. E., Goodhue, R., Richards, K. G., Kalin, R. M. & Meier-Augenstein, W., Aug 2012, In : Water Research. 46, 12, p. 3723-3736 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isotopes
Nitrates
Fertilizers
isotope
nitrate
10 Citations (Scopus)

Methyl chloride isotopic signatures from Irish forest soils and a comparison between abiotic and biogenic methyl halide soil fluxes

Redeker, K. R. & Kalin, R. M., Apr 2012, In : Global Change Biology. 18, 4, p. 1453-1467 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methyl Chloride
methyl chloride
halide
forest soil
Fluxes
32 Citations (Scopus)

Multivariate statistical methods for the environmental forensic classification of coal tars from former manufactured gas plants

McGregor, L. A., Gauchotte-Lindsay, C., Daeid, N. N., Thomas, R. & Kalin, R. M., 3 Apr 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 7, p. 3744-3752 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Tar
coal tar
Gas plants
Statistical methods
Cluster analysis