Nonpoint Sources of Groundwater Contamination with MTBE
Title: "The urban atmosphere as a non-point source for the transport of MTBE and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to shallow groundwater"
Authors: J. Pankow (OGI), N. Thomson (Waterloo), R. Johnson (OGI), A. Baehr (USGS), and J. Zogorski (USGS).
Reference: Environ. Sci. Technol., 1997, 31(10): 2821-2828.
Abstract and electronic versions: ES&T.
Volatilation of MTBE from Surface Waters
Authors: J. Pankow (OGI), R. Rathbun (USGS), and J. Zogorski (USGS).
Title: "Calculated volatilization rates of fuel oxygenate compounds and other gasoline-related compounds from rivers and streams".
Reference: Chemosphere, 1996, 33(5): 921-937.
Tracer Injection Test at Port Hueneme with Perdeuterated MTBE
Investigators: R. Johnson (OGI), Illa Amerson-Treat (OGI).
Sponsor: American Petroluem Institute.
Natural Attention (In Situ Biodegradation) of MTBE
Investigators: C. Church (OGI), P. Tratnyek (OGI).
Sponsors: USGS (Toxic Substances Hydrology Program) and EPA (STAR Graduate Fellowship Program.
Results to date: Part I, Pathways (PDF), Part II, Kinetics (PDF).
Fate of TBF (t-Butyl Formate)
Title: "Hydrolysis of tert-Butyl Formate: Kinetics, Products, and Implications for the Environmental Fate of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether."
Authors: C. Church (OGI), J. Pankow (OGI), P. Tratnyek (OGI).
Reference: Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 1999, 18(12): 2789-2796.
Electronic Version: As PDF from ET&C website.