Environmental Science & Technology

(The H4-Index of Environmental Science & Technology is 118. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
COVID-19 Pandemic Repercussions on the Use and Management of Plastics641
The Intrinsic Nature of Persulfate Activation and N-Doping in Carbocatalysis538
Outside the Safe Operating Space of the Planetary Boundary for Novel Entities471
Origins of Electron-Transfer Regime in Persulfate-Based Nonradical Oxidation Processes450
Global Estimates and Long-Term Trends of Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations (1998–2018)434
2D N-Doped Porous Carbon Derived from Polydopamine-Coated Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Efficient Nonradical Activation of Peroxymonosulfate317
Wastewater-Based Epidemiology: Global Collaborative to Maximize Contributions in the Fight Against COVID-19316
A Critical Review on Thin-Film Nanocomposite Membranes with Interlayered Structure: Mechanisms, Recent Developments, and Environmental Applications312
Unraveling the Overlooked Involvement of High-Valent Cobalt-Oxo Species Generated from the Cobalt(II)-Activated Peroxymonosulfate Process312
Potential Difference Driving Electron Transfer via Defective Carbon Nanotubes toward Selective Oxidation of Organic Micropollutants290
Reactive Oxygen Species and Catalytic Active Sites in Heterogeneous Catalytic Ozonation for Water Purification287
Peroxymonosulfate Activation by Fe–Co–O-Codoped Graphite Carbon Nitride for Degradation of Sulfamethoxazole276
SARS-CoV-2 RNA in Wastewater Settled Solids Is Associated with COVID-19 Cases in a Large Urban Sewershed275
Biochar Aging: Mechanisms, Physicochemical Changes, Assessment, And Implications for Field Applications272
Marine Plastic Debris: A New Surface for Microbial Colonization258
Peroxydisulfate Activation and Singlet Oxygen Generation by Oxygen Vacancy for Degradation of Contaminants253
Single-Atom Fe Catalyst Outperforms Its Homogeneous Counterpart for Activating Peroxymonosulfate to Achieve Effective Degradation of Organic Contaminants246
Effects of Microplastic Fibers and Drought on Plant Communities243
Lifetime Accumulation of Microplastic in Children and Adults235
Roles of Oxygen Vacancies in the Bulk and Surface of CeO2 for Toluene Catalytic Combustion232
Deep Dive into Plastic Monomers, Additives, and Processing Aids228
Understanding and Improving Microplastic Removal during Water Treatment: Impact of Coagulation and Flocculation223
Analysis of Microplastics in Human Feces Reveals a Correlation between Fecal Microplastics and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Status221
Monthly Global Estimates of Fine Particulate Matter and Their Uncertainty218
Molecular Insights into Extracellular Polymeric Substances in Activated Sludge215
Microplastic Fallout in Different Indoor Environments214
Enhanced Oxidation of Organic Contaminants by Iron(II)-Activated Periodate: The Significance of High-Valent Iron–Oxo Species211
Nanoconfinement-Mediated Water Treatment: From Fundamental to Application209
Tracking Air Pollution in China: Near Real-Time PM2.5 Retrievals from Multisource Data Fusion205
Oxygen Vacancy-Induced Nonradical Degradation of Organics: Critical Trigger of Oxygen (O2) in the Fe–Co LDH/Peroxymonosulfate System204
Unraveling the High-Activity Origin of Single-Atom Iron Catalysts for Organic Pollutant Oxidation via Peroxymonosulfate Activation199
Facet Engineered α-MnO2 for Efficient Catalytic Ozonation of Odor CH3SH: Oxygen Vacancy-Induced Active Centers and Catalytic Mechanism197
Silicate-Enhanced Heterogeneous Flow-Through Electro-Fenton System Using Iron Oxides under Nanoconfinement194
Efficient Removal of Organic Pollutants by Metal–organic Framework Derived Co/C Yolk–Shell Nanoreactors: Size-Exclusion and Confinement Effect193
Nonradical Oxidation of Pollutants with Single-Atom-Fe(III)-Activated Persulfate: Fe(V) Being the Possible Intermediate Oxidant192
Correlation of Active Sites to Generated Reactive Species and Degradation Routes of Organics in Peroxymonosulfate Activation by Co-Loaded Carbon192
Hydrochar-Facilitated Anaerobic Digestion: Evidence for Direct Interspecies Electron Transfer Mediated through Surface Oxygen-Containing Functional Groups190
Mechanism of Heterogeneous Fenton Reaction Kinetics Enhancement under Nanoscale Spatial Confinement189
Cobalt Single Atoms on Tetrapyridomacrocyclic Support for Efficient Peroxymonosulfate Activation187
Recent Progress of Thermocatalytic and Photo/Thermocatalytic Oxidation for VOCs Purification over Manganese-based Oxide Catalysts186
Which Micropollutants in Water Environments Deserve More Attention Globally?181
Persulfate Oxidation of Sulfamethoxazole by Magnetic Iron-Char Composites via Nonradical Pathways: Fe(IV) Versus Surface-Mediated Electron Transfer180
Influences of Chemical Properties, Soil Properties, and Solution pH on Soil–Water Partitioning Coefficients of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs)175
Global Riverine Plastic Outflows175
Interaction of Microplastics with Antibiotics in Aquatic Environment: Distribution, Adsorption, and Toxicity174
Quality Criteria for Microplastic Effect Studies in the Context of Risk Assessment: A Critical Review173
Outside the Safe Operating Space of a New Planetary Boundary for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)171
Fluorescence Signatures of Dissolved Organic Matter Leached from Microplastics: Polymers and Additives171
Ultrathin Thin-Film Composite Polyamide Membranes Constructed on Hydrophilic Poly(vinyl alcohol) Decorated Support Toward Enhanced Nanofiltration Performance170
Flexible Nitrite Supply Alternative for Mainstream Anammox: Advances in Enhancing Process Stability169
Boosting Toluene Combustion by Engineering Co–O Strength in Cobalt Oxide Catalysts167
Thermal Activation of Peracetic Acid in Aquatic Solution: The Mechanism and Application to Degrade Sulfamethoxazole166
Effects of Molecular Structure on Organic Contaminants’ Degradation Efficiency and Dominant ROS in the Advanced Oxidation Process with Multiple ROS163
Municipal Solid Waste Landfills: An Underestimated Source of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products in the Water Environment160
Biodegradation of Polystyrene by Pseudomonas sp. Isolated from the Gut of Superworms (Larvae of Zophobas atratus)160
Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Facilitates the Detection of Microplastics <1 μm in the Environment160
Differentiating Solutes with Precise Nanofiltration for Next Generation Environmental Separations: A Review159
Unveiling the Origins of Selective Oxidation in Single-Atom Catalysis via Co–N4–C Intensified Radical and Nonradical Pathways159
Revisiting the Graphitized Nanodiamond-Mediated Activation of Peroxymonosulfate: Singlet Oxygenation versus Electron Transfer156
Environmentally Sustainable Management of Used Personal Protective Equipment156
Critical Review: Role of Inorganic Nanoparticle Properties on Their Foliar Uptake and in Planta Translocation154
Solving the Nonalignment of Methods and Approaches Used in Microplastic Research to Consistently Characterize Risk154
High Abundances of Microplastic Pollution in Deep-Sea Sediments: Evidence from Antarctica and the Southern Ocean152
Weathering Plastics as a Planetary Boundary Threat: Exposure, Fate, and Hazards152
Are Fluoropolymers Really of Low Concern for Human and Environmental Health and Separate from Other PFAS?151
Detailed Analysis of the Composition of Selected Plastic Packaging Waste Products and Its Implications for Mechanical and Thermochemical Recycling150
Atomically Dispersed Cobalt Sites on Graphene as Efficient Periodate Activators for Selective Organic Pollutant Degradation150
Toward Selective Oxidation of Contaminants in Aqueous Systems149
Toxic Cyanobacteria: A Growing Threat to Water and Air Quality147
Synthetic Phenolic Antioxidants: A Review of Environmental Occurrence, Fate, Human Exposure, and Toxicity144
Rapid Production of Micro- and Nanoplastics by Fragmentation of Expanded Polystyrene Exposed to Sunlight144
Aqueous Iron(IV)–Oxo Complex: An Emerging Powerful Reactive Oxidant Formed by Iron(II)-Based Advanced Oxidation Processes for Oxidative Water Treatment143
Quantitative Analysis of Selected Plastics in High-Commercial-Value Australian Seafood by Pyrolysis Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry143
Detection and Analysis of Microplastics in Human Sputum143
Production of Reactive Oxygen Species by the Reaction of Periodate and Hydroxylamine for Rapid Removal of Organic Pollutants and Waterborne Bacteria142
Different Pathways for Cr(III) Oxidation: Implications for Cr(VI) Reoccurrence in Reduced Chromite Ore Processing Residue141
Prediction of Soil Heavy Metal Immobilization by Biochar Using Machine Learning140
Membrane-Confined Iron Oxychloride Nanocatalysts for Highly Efficient Heterogeneous Fenton Water Treatment138
Interface Engineering of Co(OH)2 Nanosheets Growing on the KNbO3 Perovskite Based on Electronic Structure Modulation for Enhanced Peroxymonosulfate Activation138
Characteristics and Sinking Behavior of Typical Microplastics Including the Potential Effect of Biofouling: Implications for Remediation138
Efficient Fenton-like Process for Pollutant Removal in Electron-Rich/Poor Reaction Sites Induced by Surface Oxygen Vacancy over Cobalt–Zinc Oxides137
Mechanistic Insights into the Role of Polydopamine Interlayer toward Improved Separation Performance of Polyamide Nanofiltration Membranes137
Are Free Radicals the Primary Reactive Species in Co(II)-Mediated Activation of Peroxymonosulfate? New Evidence for the Role of the Co(II)–Peroxymonosulfate Complex136
Rational Regulation of Co–N–C Coordination for High-Efficiency Generation of 1O2 toward Nearly 100% Selective Degradation of Organic Pollutants136
A New OECD Definition for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances136
Methanobacterium Capable of Direct Interspecies Electron Transfer135
Machine Learning: New Ideas and Tools in Environmental Science and Engineering135
Chemodiversity of Soil Dissolved Organic Matter135
The Colors of the Ocean Plastics135
Temporal Dynamics of Antibiotic Resistome in the Plastisphere during Microbial Colonization134
Applied Machine Learning for Prediction of CO2 Adsorption on Biomass Waste-Derived Porous Carbons134
Duet Fe3C and FeNx Sites for H2O2 Generation and Activation toward Enhanced Electro-Fenton Performance in Wastewater Treatment133
How Much of the Total Organic Halogen and Developmental Toxicity of Chlorinated Drinking Water Might Be Attributed to Aromatic Halogenated DBPs?133
Modeling the Kinetics of UV/Peracetic Acid Advanced Oxidation Process132
Long-Term Fertilization History Alters Effects of Microplastics on Soil Properties, Microbial Communities, and Functions in Diverse Farmland Ecosystem132
Insights into the Electron-Transfer Mechanism of Permanganate Activation by Graphite for Enhanced Oxidation of Sulfamethoxazole132
Overlooked Role of Fe(IV) and Fe(V) in Organic Contaminant Oxidation by Fe(VI)132
Capacitive Removal of Heavy Metal Ions from Wastewater via an Electro-Adsorption and Electro-Reaction Coupling Process131
Accelerated Fe2+ Regeneration in an Effective Electro-Fenton Process by Boosting Internal Electron Transfer to a Nitrogen-Conjugated Fe(III) Complex130
Inferring Changes in Summertime Surface Ozone–NOx–VOC Chemistry over U.S. Urban Areas from Two Decades of Satellite and Ground-Based Observations130
Iron and Sulfur Precursors Affect Crystalline Structure, Speciation, and Reactivity of Sulfidized Nanoscale Zerovalent Iron129
Nanoplastics Disturb Nitrogen Removal in Constructed Wetlands: Responses of Microbes and Macrophytes129
Reactivity of Chlorine Radicals (Cl and Cl2•–) with Dissolved Organic Matter and the Formation of Chlorinated Byproducts127
Dispersion Normalized PMF Provides Insights into the Significant Changes in Source Contributions to PM2.5 after the COVID-19 Outbreak126
Flow Electrode Capacitive Deionization (FCDI): Recent Developments, Environmental Applications, and Future Perspectives125
Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Breast Milk: Concerning Trends for Current-Use PFAS125
Widespread Occurrence of Pesticides in Organically Managed Agricultural Soils—the Ghost of a Conventional Agricultural Past?125
Indoor Particulate Matter during HOMEChem: Concentrations, Size Distributions, and Exposures125
Systematic Study of Microplastic Fiber Release from 12 Different Polyester Textiles during Washing124
Dissecting the Role of Substrate on the Morphology and Separation Properties of Thin Film Composite Polyamide Membranes: Seeing Is Believing124
Recent Advances in Sulfidated Zerovalent Iron for Contaminant Transformation124
A Critical Review of Extraction and Identification Methods of Microplastics in Wastewater and Drinking Water123
Microplastics Aggravate the Bioaccumulation of Two Waterborne Veterinary Antibiotics in an Edible Bivalve Species: Potential Mechanisms and Implications for Human Health121
Long-Term Ecological Impacts from Oil Spills: Comparison of Exxon Valdez, Hebei Spirit, and Deepwater Horizon121
Facing the Challenge of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Water: Is Electrochemical Oxidation the Answer?120
Evidence of Microplastic Translocation in Wild-Caught Fish and Implications for Microplastic Accumulation Dynamics in Food Webs119
Estimating Spatiotemporal Variation in Ambient Ozone Exposure during 2013–2017 Using a Data-Fusion Model119
Effects of Different Microplastics on Nematodes in the Soil Environment: Tracking the Extractable Additives Using an Ecotoxicological Approach118
Exploring the Mechanisms of Selectivity for Environmentally Significant Oxo-Anion Removal during Water Treatment: A Review of Common Competing Oxo-Anions and Tools for Quantifying Selective Adsorption118
Mn2O3 as an Electron Shuttle between Peroxymonosulfate and Organic Pollutants: The Dominant Role of Surface Reactive Mn(IV) Species118