Environmental Geochemistry and Health

(The TQCC of Environmental Geochemistry and Health is 21. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Effect of natural organic matter on arsenic release from soils and sediments into groundwater333
Heavy metal contamination and human health risk assessment in drinking water from shallow groundwater wells in an agricultural area in Ubon Ratchathani province, Thailand320
A review of the health impacts of barium from natural and anthropogenic exposure178
ZnO and CuO nanoparticles: a threat to soil organisms, plants, and human health147
Heavy metal-induced oxidative stress on seed germination and seedling development: a critical review114
Poor groundwater quality and high potential health risks in the Datong Basin, northern China: research from published data109
Arsenic levels in rice grain and assessment of daily dietary intake of arsenic from rice in arsenic-contaminated regions of Bangladesh—implications to groundwater irrigation102
Heavy metals contamination in urban surface soils of Medak province, India, and its risk assessment and spatial distribution99
Characterization, heavy metal content and health risk assessment of urban road dusts from the historic center of the city of Thessaloniki, Greece96
Quality criteria for groundwater use from a rural part of Wanaparthy District, Telangana State, India, through ionic spatial distribution (ISD), entropy water quality index (EWQI) and principal compon96
The level and distribution of selected organochlorine pesticides in sediments from River Chenab, Pakistan93
The mechanisms of biochar interactions with microorganisms in soil92
A comprehensive review on current status, mechanism, and possible sources of arsenic contamination in groundwater: a global perspective with prominence of Pakistan scenario90
Spatial health risk assessment and hierarchical risk management for mercury in soils from a typical contaminated site, China85
Controlling factors and mechanism of groundwater quality variation in semiarid region of South India: an approach of water quality index (WQI) and health risk assessment (HRA)83
Heavy metals pollution assessment and its associated human health risk evaluation of urban soils from Indian cities: a review82
Total mercury and methylmercury concentrations in fish from the Mojana region of Colombia81
A systematic review on global pollution status of particulate matter-associated potential toxic elements and health perspectives in urban environment80
Isotopic ratios of lead in contemporary environmental material from Scotland77
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in water and sediment from a river basin: sediment–water partitioning, source identification and environmental health risk assessment76
Trace metals accumulation in soil irrigated with polluted water and assessment of human health risk from vegetable consumption in Bangladesh76
Hydrogeochemical characterization and evaluation of groundwater quality in Kangayam taluk, Tirupur district, Tamil Nadu, India, using GIS techniques76
Assessment of nutrients and heavy metals enrichment in surface sediments from Taihu Lake, a eutrophic shallow lake in China74
Mechanistic understanding of crystal violet dye sorption by woody biochar: implications for wastewater treatment74
Phytoextraction of potentially toxic elements by Indian mustard, rapeseed, and sunflower from a contaminated riparian soil71
Biotransfer of persistent organic pollutants from a large site in China used for the disassembly of electronic and electrical waste71
Uptake of zinc, cadmium and phosphorus by arbuscular mycorrhizal maize (Zea mays L.) from a low available phosphorus calcareous soil spiked with zinc and cadmium67
Microplastics in the benthic invertebrates from the coastal waters of Kochi, Southeastern Arabian Sea67
Assessing the potential origins and human health risks of trace elements in groundwater: A case study in the Khoy plain, Iran66
Pollution extents of organic substances from a coal gangue dump of Jiulong Coal Mine, China66
Bioaccessible lead in soils, slag, and mine wastes from an abandoned mining district in Brazil66
Changes of Soil Microbiological Properties Caused by Land Use Changing From Rice–Wheat Rotation to Vegetable Cultivation65
Assessment of arsenic exposure by drinking well water and associated carcinogenic risk in peri-urban areas of Vehari, Pakistan64
Distribution pattern and health risk assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the water and sediment of Algoa Bay, South Africa62
Soil Quality Evolution After Land Use Change From Paddy Soil to Vegetable Land62
Evaluation of groundwater quality and human health risks from fluoride and nitrate in semi-arid region of northern India62
Heavy metal exposure has adverse effects on the growth and development of preschool children60
An assessment of arsenic hazard in groundwater–soil–rice system in two villages of Nadia district, West Bengal, India59
The influence of the quantity and quality of sediment organic matter on the potential mobility and toxicity of trace elements in bottom sediment57
A comprehensive review on environmental transformation of selenium: recent advances and research perspectives57
Assessment of human health risks from heavy metals in outdoor dust samples in a coal mining area57
Antimony uptake by Zea mays (L.) and Helianthus annuus (L.) from nutrient solution56
Arsenic detoxification potential of aox genes in arsenite-oxidizing bacteria isolated from natural and constructed wetlands in the Republic of Korea56
Threat of heavy metal contamination in eight mangrove plants from the Futian mangrove forest, China56
Nitrogen Export from an Agriculture Watershed in the Taihu Lake Area, China55
Bioavailability of metals and As from acidified multicontaminated soils: Use of white lupin to validate several extraction methods55
Ecological and human health risk assessment of toxic metals in street dusts and surface soils in Ahvaz, Iran54
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in plastic products, indoor dust, sediment and fish from informal e-waste recycling sites in Vietnam: a comprehensive assessment of contamination, accumulation pattern, 54
Spatial distribution and temporal trends of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in water and sediment from Songhua River, China54
Lead, Zinc, Copper, and Cadmium in Fish and Sediments from the Big River and Flat River Creek of Missouri’s Old Lead Belt54
Applications of geochemical and multivariate statistical approaches for the evaluation of groundwater quality and human health risks in a semi-arid region of eastern Maharashtra, India53
Date palm waste-derived biochar composites with silica and zeolite: synthesis, characterization and implication for carbon stability and recalcitrant potential53
Quantification and risk assessment of heavy metal build-up in soil–plant system after irrigation with untreated city wastewater in Vehari, Pakistan53
Heavy metal contamination of paddy soils and rice (Oryza sativa L.) from Kočani Field (Macedonia)53
Pollution of River Mahaweli and farmlands under irrigation by cadmium from agricultural inputs leading to a chronic renal failure epidemic among farmers in NCP, Sri Lanka53
Case Study on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Emissions from Paddy Field in Taihu Region53
Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery52
Use of a physiologically based extraction test to estimate the human bioaccessibility of potentially toxic elements in urban soils from the city of Glasgow, UK52
Levels and distribution of trace metals in surface sediments from Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Norwegian Arctic51
Pollution magnet: nano-magnetite for arsenic removal from drinking water51
Geochemical evaluation of fluoride contamination in groundwater from Shanmuganadhi River basin, South India: implication on human health51
Trace metals in the coastal soils developed from estuarine floodplain sediments in the Croatian Mediterranean region51
Source apportionment and health risk assessment of potentially toxic elements in road dust from urban industrial areas of Ahvaz megacity, Iran50
Temperature inversion and air pollution relationship, and its effects on human health in Hanoi City, Vietnam49
Water–rock interaction and geochemistry of groundwater from the Ain Azel aquifer, Algeria49
Trace element concentration in wheat grain: results from the Swedish long-term soil fertility experiments and national monitoring program47
Loss of Pesticides from Agricultural Fields in SE Norway – Runoff Through Surface and Drainage Water47
PAHs in surface sediments from coastal and estuarine areas of the northern Bohai and Yellow Seas, China47
Chemically modified biochar produced from conocarpus waste increases NO3 removal from aqueous solutions47
Effects of three low-molecular-weight organic acids (LMWOAs) and pH on the mobilization of arsenic and heavy metals (Cu, Pb, and Zn) from mine tailings46
Health risk assessment through consumption of vegetables rich in heavy metals: the case study of the surrounding villages from Panasqueira mine, Central Portugal46
Spatial distribution of quality of groundwater and probabilistic non-carcinogenic risk from a rural dry climatic region of South India46
Mobilization of arsenic in groundwater of Bangladesh: evidence from an incubation study46
Methylmercury, total mercury and total selenium in four common freshwater fish species from Ya-Er Lake, China45
Trace metal pollution and ecological risk assessment in agricultural soil in Dexing Pb/Zn mining area, China45
Application of enrichment factor, geoaccumulation index, and ecological risk index in assessing the elemental pollution status of surface sediments45
Mobilization of heavy metals from contaminated paddy soil by EDDS, EDTA, and elemental sulfur44
Atmospheric mercury emissions from polluted gold mining areas (Venezuela)44
Source of lead in humans from Broken Hill mining community44
A compilation of field surveys on gaseous elemental mercury (GEM) from contrasting environmental settings in Europe, South America, South Africa and China: separating fads from facts44
Toxic mine drainage from Asia’s biggest copper mine at Malanjkhand, India44
Adsorption and desorption of heavy metals by the sewage sludge and biochar-amended soil43
Increasing polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) contamination in sediment cores from the inner Clyde Estuary, UK43
Persistence and dissipation of synthetic pyrethroid pesticides in red soils from the Yangtze River Delta area42
Contamination by Cd, Cu, Pb, and Zn in mine wastes from abandoned metal mines classified as mineralization types in Korea42
Contamination impact and human health risk assessment of heavy metals in surface soils from selected major mining areas in Ghana41
Atrazine contamination in agricultural soils from the Yangtze River Delta of China and associated health risks41
Spatial and temporal variability of fluoride concentrations in groundwater resources of Larestan and Gerash regions in Iran from 2003 to 201041
Mechanisms of arsenic removal from water41
Effects of an iron-silicon material, a synthetic zeolite and an alkaline clay on vegetable uptake of As and Cd from a polluted agricultural soil and proposed remediation mechanisms40
Distribution, sources and potential risk of HCH and DDT in soils from a typical alluvial plain of the Yangtze River Delta region, China39
A Screening-Level Assessment of Lead, Cadmium, and Zinc in Fish and Crayfish from Northeastern Oklahoma, USA38
Environmental and human health risk assessment of potentially toxic elements in soil, sediments, and ore-processing wastes from a mining area of southwestern Tunisia38
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in atmospheric dustfall from the industrial corridor in Hubei Province, Central China38
Mobilization of arsenic and other trace elements of health concern in groundwater from the Salí River Basin, Tucumán Province, Argentina37
Biomonitoring of several toxic metal(loid)s in different biological matrices from environmentally and occupationally exposed populations from Panasqueira mine area, Portugal37
Distribution and translocation of selenium from soil to highland barley in the Tibetan Plateau Kashin-Beck disease area37
Geophagic clay materials from Nigeria: a potential source of heavy metals and human health implications in mostly women and children who practice it37
Date palm waste biochars alter a soil respiration, microbial biomass carbon, and heavy metal mobility in contaminated mined soil37
MicroRNAs and their role in environmental chemical carcinogenesis37
Health risk assessment and source apportionment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons associated with PM10 and road deposited dust in Ahvaz metropolis of Iran37
Biochar reduces cadmium accumulation in rice grains in a tungsten mining area-field experiment: effects of biochar type and dosage, rice variety, and pollution level36
Source apportionment, chemometric pattern recognition and health risk assessment of groundwater from southwestern Punjab, India36
Enhanced removal of ammonium from water by ball-milled biochar36
Characteristics and applications of biochar for remediating Cr(VI)-contaminated soils and wastewater36
Baseline Study on Essential and Trace Elements in Polished Rice from South Korea36
Concentration, sources and human health risk of heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons bound PM2.5 ambient air, Tehran, Iran36
Potential health risks posed by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in muscle tissues of fishes from the Athabasca and Slave Rivers, Canada36
Human health impacts of exposure to metals through extreme consumption of fish from the Colombian Caribbean Sea35
Dust from Zambian smelters: mineralogy and contaminant bioaccessibility35
Ecological and health risks of soil and grape heavy metals in long-term fertilized vineyards (Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province of Iran)34
Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in Sri Lanka and the exposure to environmental chemicals: a review of literature34
Polymeric microspheres with N-methyl-d-glucamine ligands for boron removal from water solution by adsorption–membrane filtration process34
Mineralogy and chemistry of urinary stones: patients from North Jordan34
Geochemical Distribution and Bioavailability of Heavy Metals and Oxalate in Street Sediments from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: A Preliminary Investigation33
Identification and assessment of water pollution as a consequence of a leachate plume migration from a municipal landfill site (Tucumán, Argentina)33
Health risk assessment of potentially harmful elements and dietary minerals from vegetables irrigated with untreated wastewater, Pakistan33
Phosphorus Losses to Water from Lowland Rice Fields under Rice–Wheat Double Cropping System in the Tai Lake Region33
Congener-specific analysis of polychlorinated biphenyl in human blood from Japanese32
Municipal solid waste-derived biochar for the removal of benzene from landfill leachate32
Generating productive topsoil substitutes from hard rock overburden in the southern appalachians32
Anatomical and ultrastructural responses of Hordeum sativum to the soil spiked by copper32
Agronomic biofortification of maize and beans in Kenya through selenium fertilization32
Heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in municipal sewage sludge from a river in highly urbanized metropolitan area in Hanoi, Vietnam: levels, accumulation pattern and assessment of land a31
Heavy metals in urban road dusts from Kolkata and Bengaluru, India: implications for human health31
Concentration of arsenic in water, sediments and fish species from naturally contaminated rivers31
Spatial distribution of organochlorine and organophosphorus pesticides in soil-groundwater systems and their associated risks in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River Basin31
Quantitative assessment of exposure of heavy metals in groundwater and soil on human health in Reasi district, Jammu and Kashmir31
Arsenic exposure and perception of health risk due to groundwater contamination in Majuli (river island), Assam, India31
Risk of respiratory and cardiovascular hospitalisation with exposure to bushfire particulates: new evidence from Darwin, Australia31
Assessment of groundwater quality around municipal solid waste landfill by using Water Quality Index for groundwater resources and multivariate statistical technique: a case study of the landfill site31
Pollution characteristics and ecological risk assessment of 11 unheeded metals in sediments of the Chinese Xiangjiang River31
Feeding and metabolism effects of three common microplastics on Tenebrio molitor L.31
Source patterns and contamination level of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in urban and rural areas of Southern Italian soils30
Analytical survey of arsenic in geothermal waters from sites in Kyushu, Japan, and a method for removing arsenic using magnetite30
Unraveling prevalence and public health risks of arsenic, uranium and co-occurring trace metals in groundwater along riverine ecosystem in Sindh and Punjab, Pakistan30
Using urine as a biomarker in human exposure risk associated with arsenic and other heavy metals contaminating drinking groundwater in intensively agricultural areas of Thailand30
Interactive effects of single, binary and trinary trace metals (lead, zinc and copper) on the physiological responses of Kandelia obovata seedlings30
Hydrogeochemical characteristics of a multi-layered coastal aquifer system in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam30
Influences of Suspended Particles on the Runoff of Pesticides from an Agricultural Field at Askim, SE-Norway30
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in agricultural soils from Ningde, China: levels, sources, and human health risk assessment30
Concentration of heavy metals in street dust: an implication of using different geochemical background data in estimating the level of heavy metal pollution30
Genotypic variation in element concentrations in brown rice from Yunnan landraces in China30
Investigation of road dust characteristics and its associated health risks from an urban environment30
Optimizing the modification of wood waste biochar via metal oxides to remove and recover phosphate from human urine30
Geochemistry of leachates from the El Fraile sulfide tailings piles in Taxco, Guerrero, southern Mexico29
The role of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans in arsenic bioleaching from soil29
An assessment of lead absorption from soil affected by smelter emissions29
Review: mine tailings in an African tropical environment—mechanisms for the bioavailability of heavy metals in soils29
Mercury in surface sediments and benthic organisms from Guaymas Bay, east coast of the Gulf of California29
Ecological impact of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin on microbial community of aerobic activated sludge28
Unraveling the antibacterial mode of action of a clay from the Colombian Amazon28
A new biochar from cotton stalks for As (V) removal from aqueous solutions: its improvement with H3PO4 and KOH28
Geochemistry of the barkinite liptobiolith (Late Permian) from the Jinshan Mine, Anhui Province, China28
Occurrence and risk evaluation of organochlorine contaminants in surface water along the course of Swartkops and Sundays River Estuaries, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa28
Source and background threshold values of potentially toxic elements in soils by multivariate statistics and GIS-based mapping: a high density sampling survey in the Parauapebas basin, Brazilian Amazo28
A comparative study of the extractability of arsenic species from silverbeet and amaranth vegetables28
Arsenic toxicity in livestock growing in arsenic endemic and control sites of West Bengal: risk for human and environment28
Arsenic speciation in polychaetes (Annelida) and sediments from the intertidal mudflat of Sundarban mangrove wetland, India27
Distribution pattern of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in particle-size fractions of coking plant soils from different depth27
Spatial distribution and health risk assessment for groundwater contamination from intensive pesticide use in arid areas27
Ecological and human health risks from metal(loid)s in peri-urban soil in Nanjing, China27
Has irrigated water from Mahaweli River contributed to the kidney disease of uncertain etiology in the dry zone of Sri Lanka?27
Dental fluorosis associated with drinking water from hot springs in Choma district in southern province, Zambia27
Spatial distribution and human health risk assessment of mercury in street dust resulting from various land-use in Ahvaz, Iran26
The potential utilization of slag generated from iron- and steelmaking industries: a review26
Spatial distribution of heavy metals and their potential sources in the soil of Yellow River Delta: a traditional oil field in China26
Bioleaching of cadmium and nickel from synthetic sediments by Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans26
Distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in commonly consumed seafood from coastal areas of Bangladesh and associated human health implications26
Risk assessment of pharmaceutically active compounds (PhACs) in the Klang River estuary, Malaysia26
Concentrations and modes of occurrence of trace elements in the Late Permian coals from the Puan Coalfield, southwestern Guizhou, China26
Imidacloprid residues in fruits, vegetables and water samples from Palestine25
RETRACTED ARTICLE: Ambient particulate matter concentration levels of Ahvaz, Iran, in 201725
Pollution indices and sources appointment of heavy metal pollution of agricultural soils near the thermal power plant25
PM2.5 pollution from household solid fuel burning practices in central India: 1. Impact on indoor air quality and associated health risks25
Trace element analysis of soil samples from a stratified archaeological site25
ESEM–EDX characterisation of airborne particles from an industrialised area of northern Greece25
Assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in indoor dust from varying categories of rooms in Changchun city, northeast China25
Electrochemical remediation of phenanthrene from contaminated kaolinite25
Residues of Organochlorinated Pesticides in Eggs of Water Birds from Tai Lake in China24
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in soil and dust from plastic production and surrounding areas in eastern of China24
Mechanisms of arsenic contamination associated with hydrochemical characteristics in coastal alluvial aquifers using multivariate statistical technique and hydrogeochemical modeling: a case study in R24
Active pharmaceutical ingredients in Malaysian drinking water: consumption, exposure, and human health risk24
Using human hair and nails as biomarkers to assess exposure of potentially harmful elements to populations living near mine waste dumps24
Historical trends of trace metals in a sediment core from a contaminated tidal salt marsh in San Francisco Bay24
Health risks associated with fluoride intake from rural drinking water supply and inverse mass balance modeling to decipher hydrogeochemical processes in Vattamalaikarai River basin, South India24
Assessing the potential ecological risk of Co, Cr, Cu, Fe and Zn in the sediments of Hooghly–Matla estuarine system, India24
Bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) to short-neck clam (Paphia undulata) from sediment matrices in mudflat ecosystem of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia24
Environmental impact of CO2, Rn, Hg degassing from the rupture zones produced by Wenchuan M s 8.0 earthquake in western Sichuan, China24
Heavy metals in soils in north Somerset, England, with special reference to contamination from base metal mining in the Mendips24
Magnetic chitosan/sodium alginate gel bead as a novel composite adsorbent for Cu(II) removal from aqueous solution24
Effects of mangrove plant species on accumulation of heavy metals in sediment in a heavily polluted mangrove swamp in Pearl River Estuary, China24
Geochemical assessment and spatial analysis of heavy metals pollution around coal-fired power station24
Impact of biochar produced from post-harvest residue on the adsorption behavior of diesel oil on loess soil24
The contents of the potentially harmful elements in the arable soils of southern Poland, with the assessment of ecological and health risks: a case study23
Microbes involved in arsenic mobilization and respiration: a review on isolation, identification, isolates and implications23
Health risks from PAHs and potentially toxic elements in street dust of a coal mining area in India23
The short-term effect of PM2.5/O3 on daily mortality from 2013 to 2018 in Hefei, China23
Effects of phosphorus sources on volatile organic compound emissions from Microcystis flos-aquae and their toxic effects on Chlamydomonas reinhardtii23
Zinc status and its requirement by rural adults consuming wheat from control or zinc-treated fields23
Element levels in cultured and wild sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) from the Adriatic Sea and potential risk assessment23
The influence of physicochemical parameters on bioaccessibility-adjusted hazard quotients for copper, lead and zinc in different grain size fractions of urban street dusts and soils23
Health effect and risk assessment of the populations exposed to different arsenic levels in drinking water and foodstuffs from four villages in arsenic endemic Gaighata block, West Bengal, India23
Potentially toxic elements (PTEs) in crops, soil, and water near Xiangtan manganese mine, China: potential risk to health in the foodchain22
Profiling and potential cancer risk assessment on children exposed to PAHs in playground dust/soil: a comparative study on poured rubber surfaced and classical soil playgrounds in Seoul22
In situ removal of arsenic from groundwater by using permeable reactive barriers of organic matter/limestone/zero-valent iron mixtures22
The Adsorption of Lead and Copper from Aqueous Solution on Modified Peat–Resin Particles22
Assessment of the toxicity of silicon nanooxide in relation to various components of the agroecosystem under the conditions of the model experiment22
Levels, sources, and toxicity assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban topsoils of an intensively developing Western Siberian city22
Stabilization of the As-contaminated soil from the metal mining areas in Korea22
Air quality and PM10-associated poly-aromatic hydrocarbons around the railway traffic area: statistical and air mass trajectory approaches22
Long-distance transport of Hg, Sb, and As from a mined area, conversion of Hg to methyl-Hg, and uptake of Hg by fish on the Tiber River basin, west-central Italy22
Source patterns of potentially toxic elements (PTEs) and mining activity contamination level in soils of Taltal city (northern Chile)22
Biomineralogy of human urinary calculi (kidney stones) from some geographic regions of Sri Lanka22
Safe utilization and zoning on natural selenium-rich land resources: a case study of the typical area in Enshi County, China22
Distribution of toxic elements and transfer from the environment to humans traced by using lead isotopes. A case of study in the Sarno River basin, south Italy21
Health hazard prospecting by modeling wind transfer of metal-bearing dust from mining waste dumps: application to Jebel Ressas Pb–Zn–Cd abandoned mining site (Tunisia)21
Occurrence of fluorosis in a population living in a high-fluoride groundwater area: Nakuru area in the Central Kenyan Rift Valley21
Polychlorinated biphenyls and their hydroxylated metabolites in the serum of e-waste dismantling workers from eastern China21
Investigating relationships between biomarkers of exposure and environmental copper and manganese levels in house dusts from a Portuguese industrial city21
Does iodine gas released from seaweed contribute to dietary iodine intake?21
Iodine uptake, storage and translocation mechanisms in spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.)21
Chemical fractionation of heavy metals in fine particulate matter and their health risk assessment through inhalation exposure pathway21
Selection of priority management of rivers by assessing heavy metal pollution and ecological risk of surface sediments21
Degradation of petroleum hydrocarbons in unsaturated soil and effects on subsequent biodegradation by potassium permanganate21