Foundational Publications

  1. Darrow LA, Klein M, Strickland MJ, Mulholland JA, Tolbert PE. Ambient Air Pollution and Birth Weight in Full-Term Infants in Atlanta, 1994-2004. Environmental Health Perspectives 119:731-737, 2011.
  2. Darrow L, Klein M, Sarnat JA, Mulholland JA, Strickland MJ, Sarnat SE, Russell AG, Tolbert PE. The use of alternative pollutant metrics in time-series studies of ambient air pollution and respiratory emergency department visits. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 21:10-19, 2011.
  3. Ng NL, Herndon SC, Trimborn A, Canagaratna MR, Croteau PL, Onasch TB, Sueper D, Worsnop DR, Zhang Q, Sun YL, Jayne JT. An Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM) for Routine Monitoring of the Composition and Mass Concentrations of Ambient Aerosol. Aerosol Science and Technology 45:770-784, 2011.
  4. Peel JL, Klein M, Flanders WD, Mulholland JA, Freed G, Tolbert PE. Ambient Air Pollution and Apnea and Bradycardia in High-Risk Infants on Home Monitors. Environmental Health Perspectives 119(9):1327-7, 2011.
  5. Strickland MJ, Darrow LA, Mulholland JA, Klein M, Flanders WD, Winquist A, Tolbert PE. Implications of different approaches for characterizing ambient air pollution concentrations within the urban airshed for time-series studies and health benefits analyses. Environmental Health 10:36, 2011.
  6. Rastogi N, Zhang X, Edgerton ES, Ingall E, Weber RJ. Filterable water-soluble organic nitrogen in fine particles over the southeastern USA during summer. Atmospheric Environment 25:6040-6047, 2011.
  7. Darrow LA. Invited Commentary: Application of Case-Crossover Methods to Investigate Triggers of Preterm Birth. American Journal of Epidemiology 172:1118-1120, 2010.
  8. Goldman GT, Mulholland JA, Russell AG, Srivastava A, Strickland MJ, Klein M, Waller LA, Tolbert PE, Edgerton ES. Ambient air pollutant measurement error: characterization and impacts in a time-series epidemiologic study in Atlanta. Environmental Science & Technology 44:7692-7698, 2010.
  9. Hu Y, Chang ME, Russell AG, OdmanMT. Using synoptic classification to evaluate an operational air quality forecasting system in Atlanta. Atmospheric Pollution Research1(4):280-287, 2010 .
  10. Oakes M, Rastogi N, Majestic BJ, Shafer M, Schauer JJ, Edgerton ES, Weber RJ. Characterization of soluble iron in urban aerosols using near-real time data. Jornal of Geophysical Research. 115, D15302, doi:15310.11029/12009JD012532, 2010.
  11. Pachon JE, Balachandran S, Hu Y, Weber RJ, Mulholland JA, Russell AG. Comparison of SOC estimates and uncertainties from aerosol chemical composition and gas phase data in Atlanta. Atmospheric Environment 44:3907-3914, 2010.
  12. Sarnat SE, Klein M, Sarnat JA, Mulholland J, Russell AG, Flanders WD, Waller LA, Tolbert PE. An examination of exposure measurement error from air pollutant spatial variability in time-series studies. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 20:135-146, 2010.
  13. Strickland MJ, Darrow LA, Klein M, Flanders WD, Sarnat JA, Waller LA, Sarnat SE, Mulholland JA, Tolbert PE. Short-term associations between ambient air pollutants and pediatric asthma emergency department visits. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 182:307-316, 2010.
  14. Zhang X, Hecobian A, Zheng M, Frank N, Weber RJ. Biomass buring impact on PM2.5 over the southeastern U.S.: Integrating chemically speciated FRM filter measurements, MODIS fire counts and PMF analysis. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 10:6839-6853,  2010.
  15. Darrow LA, KleinM, Flanders WD, WallerL, CorreaA, MarcusM, Mulholland JA, Russell AG, TolbertPE. Ambient air pollution and preterm birth: a time-series analysis. Epidemiology 20(5):689-98, 2009.
  16. Darrow LA, Strickland MJ, KleinM, WallerL, Flanders WD, CorreaA, MarcusM, TolbertPE. Seasonality of birth and implications for temporal studies of preterm birth. Epidemiology 20(5):699-706, 2009.
  17. Grundstein A, Sarnat SE. Meteorological hypotheses of thunderstorm asthma. Geography Compass 3:45-63, 2009.
  18. Hennigan CJ, Bergin MH, Russell AG, Nenes A, Weber RJ. Gas/particle partitioning of water-soluble organic aerosol in Atlanta. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 9:3613-3628, 2009.
  19. Lee D, Balachandran S, Pachon J, Shankaran R, Lee S, Mulholland JA, Russell AG. Ensemble-Trained PM2.5 Source Apportionment Approach for Health Studies. Environmental Science Technology 43:7023-7031, 2009.
  20. Rastogi N, Oakes MM, Schauer JJ, Shafer MM, Majestic BJ, Weber RJ. New technique for online measurement of water-soluble Fe(II) in atmospheric aerosols. Environmental Science and Techology 43:2425-2430, 2009.
  21. Strickland MJ, Klein M, Correa A, Reller MD, Mahle WT, Riehle-Colarusso TJ, Botto LD, Flanders WD, Mulholland JA, Siffel C, Marcus M, Tolbert PE. Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular malformations in Atlanta, Georgia, 1986-2003. American Journal of Epidemiology 169:1004-1014, 2009.
  22. Strickland MJ, Klein M, Darrow LA, Flanders WF, Correa A, Marcus M, Tolbert P. The issue of confounding in epidemiologic studies of ambient air pollution and pregnancy outcomes. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 53:500-504, 2009.
  23. Wannemuehler KA, Lyles RH, Waller LA, Hoekstra RM, Klein M, Tolbert P. A conditional expectation approach for associating ambient air pollutant exposures with health outcomes. Environmetrics20:877-894, 2009.
  24. Grundstein A, Sarnat SE, Klein M, Shepherd M, Naeher L, Mote T, Tolbert P. Thunderstorm-associated asthma in Atlanta, Georgia. Thorax 63:659-660, 2008.
  25. Ivy D, Mulholland JA, Russell AG. Development of ambient air quality population-weighted metrics for use in time-series health studies. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 58:711-720, 2008.
  26. Sarnat JA, Marmur A, Klein M, Kim E, Russell AG, Sarnat SE, Mulholland JA, Hopke PK, Tolbert PE. Fine particle sources and cardiorespiratory morbidity: an application of chemical mass balance and factor analytical source apportionment methods. Environmental Health Perspectives 116:459-466, 2008.
  27. Metzger KB, Klein M, Flanders WD, Peel JL, Langberg JJ, Tolbert PE. Ambient air pollution and cardiac arrhythmias in patients with implantable defibrillators. Epidemiology 18(5):585-592, 2007.
  28. Peel JL, Metzger KB, Klein M, Flanders WD, Mulholland JA, Tolbert PE. Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular emergency department visits in potentially sensitive groups. American Journal of Epidemiology 165:625-633, 2007.
  29. Peltier RE, Weber RJ, Sullivan AP.  Investigating a liquid-based method for online organic carbon detection in atmospheric particles. Aerosol Science and Technology 41:1117-1127, 2007.
  30. Tolbert PE, Klein M, Peel JL, Sarnat SE, Sarnat JA. Multipollutant modeling issues in a study of ambient air quality and emergency department visits in Atlanta. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 17:S29-S35, 2007.
  31. Marmur A, Park SK, Mulholland JA, Tolbert PE, Russell AG. Source apportionment of PM2.5in the southeastern United States using receptor and emissions-based models: Conceptual differences and implications for time-series health studies. Atmospheric Environment 40: 2533-2551, 2006.
  32. Wade KS, Mulholland JA, Marmur A, Russell AG, Hartsell EE, Edgerton E, Klein M, Waller L, Peel JL, Tolbert PE. Effect of instrument precision and spatial variability on the assessment of the temporal variation of ambient air pollution in Atlanta, Georgia. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association 56: 876-888, 2006.
  33. Flanders WD, Klein M, Tolbert PE. A new variance estimator for parameters of semi-parametric generalized additive models. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics 10: 246-257, 2005.
  34. Marmur A, Unal A, Mulholland JA, Russell AG. Optimization-based source apportionment of PM2.5incorporating gas-to-particle ratios. Environmental Science and Technology 39(9): 3245-3254, 2005.
  35. Peel JL, Tolbert PE, Klein M, Metzger K, Flanders WD, Todd K, Mulholland J, Ryan PB, Frumkin H. Ambient air pollution and respiratory emergency department visits. Epidemiology 16: 164-174, 2005.
  36. Metzger KB, Tolbert PE, Klein M, Peel JL, Flanders WD, Todd K, Mulholland JA, Ryan PB, Frumkin H. Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular emergency department visits. Epidemiology 15: 46-56, 2004.
  37. Sullivan AP, Weber RJ, Clements AL, Turner JR, Bae MS, Schauer JJ. A method for on-line measurement of water-soluble organic carbon in ambient aerosol particles: Results from an urban site. Geophysical Research Letters 31, L13105  10.1029/2004GL019681, 2004.
  38. Orsini D, Ma Y, Sullivan A, Sierau B, Baumann K, Weber R. Refinements to the Particle-Into-Liquid Sampler (Pils) For Ground and Airborne Measurements Of Water Soluble Aerosol Composition. Atmospheric Environment 37:1243-1259, 2003.
  39. Weber RJ, Orsini D, Daun Y, Lee Y-N, Klotz P, Brechtel F. A particle-into-liquid collector for rapid measurements of aerosol chemical composition. Aerosol Science and Technology 35:718-727, 2001.