Publications (last 5 years)

 Willey, J.D., Avery, G.B., Felix†, J.D., Kieber, R.J., Mead, R.N. and Shimizu, M.S., Rapidly increasing Ethanol Concentrations in Rainwater and Air. (2019) NPJ: Climate and Atmospheric Science 2, 1-5. 

Felix†, J.D., Thomas*, R., Casas*, M., Shimizu†, M.S., Avery, G.B., Kieber, R.J., Mead, R.N., Lane, C.S., Willey, J.D., Guy*, A. and Campos, M.L.(2019) Compound-Specific Carbon Isotopic Composition of Ethanol in Brazil and US Vehicle Emissions and Wet Deposition. Environ. Sci. Technol. 53(3), 1698-1705.

Mathews, M.J., Mead, R.N., Galizio, M. (2018) Effects of N-Methyl-D-aspartate 

(NMDA) Antagonists Ketamine, Methoxetamine, and Phencyclidine on the Odor Span Test of Working Memory in Rats. Environmental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 26, 6-17

Skrabal, S.A., Wetterauer*, A.M., Larson*, L.A., Avery, G.B., Kieber, R.J. and Mead, R.N. (2018) Photodissolution of Dissolved Copper from Resuspended Coastal Marine Sediments. Limnol. Oceanogr. 63, 773-785. 

Mullaugh, K.M., Felix, J.D., Kieber, R.J., Willey, J.D., Avery, G.B., Mead, R.N., Payne, C.A. and Shimizu, M. (2018) Variability of ethanol concentration in rainwater driven by origin versus season in coastal and inland North Carolina, USA”.Chemosphere 195, 793-799.

Mead, R.N., Cala, J., Felix, D., Avery, G.B., Kieber, R.J., and Willey, J.D (2017).    A static headspaceGC-MS/MS method for the determination of ethanol, ios-butanol and n-butanol at nanomolar concentrations in aqueous environmental samples. Limnology and Oceanography Methods , 15,1007-1014.

Willey, J. D., Powell, J. P., Avery, G. B., Kieber, R. J., Mead, R. N. (2017). Use of experimentally determined Henry's Law and salting-out constants for ethanol in seawater for determination of the saturation state of ethanol in coastal waters. Chemosphere 


Felix, J. D., Willey, J. D., Thomas, R. K., Mullaugh, K. M., Avery, G. B., Kieber, R. J., Mead, R. N., Helms, J.,  Giubbina, F. F.,  Campos, M. L. A. M., Cala, J. (2017). Removal of atmospheric ethanol by wet deposition. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31(2), 348-356

Kieber, R.J., Hartrey*, L.M., David Felix*, Coleman Corzine*, G. Brooks Avery Jr., Ralph N. Mead,  Stephen A. Skrabal (2017) Photorelease of Microcystin – LR from Resuspended Sediments. Harmful Algae 63, 1-6 

Avery, G.B., Mickler* W., Mead, R.N., Skrabal S.A., Kieber, R.J., Felix*, D.J. (2017) Photochemical Release of Sediment Bound Brevetoxin (PbTx-2) From Resuspended Sediments. Marine Chemistry 189, 25-31 

Roebuck*, J.A., Avery,G.B., Felix*,J.D., Kieber, R.J., Mead, R.N., Skrabal, S.A., (2017) Biogeochemistry of Ethanol and Acetaldehyde in Freshwater Sediments. Aquatic Geochemistry 22, 177-195 

Avery, G.B., Carrol*, A., Roebuck*, J. Foley*, L., Guy*, A., Mead, R. N., Kieber, R.J., Willey, . D., Skrabal, S., Felix*, J. D., Mullaugh, K.M., Helms, J. R., (2016).  Surface waters as a sink for atmospheric gas phase ethanol. Chemosphere 144, 360-365 

Felix*, J.D., Avery, G.B., Mead, R.N., Kieber, R.J., and Willey, J.D. Nitrogen Content and Isotopic Composition of Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides L.): Reactive Nitrogen Variations and Source Implications Across an Urban Air Shed. (2016) Environmental Process 3, 711-722 

Willey, JD, Kieber, RJ, Humphreys*, JJ, Rice*, BC; Hopwood*, MJ, Avery, GB, Mead, RN., (2015). The role of fossil fuel combustion on the stability of dissolved iron in rainwater. Atmospheric Environment 107, 187-193. 

Felix*, JD, Elliott, EM, Avery, GB, Kieber, RJ, Mead, RN, Willey, JD, Mullaugh*, KM., (2015). Isotopic composition of nitrate in sequential Hurricane Irene precipitation samples: Implications for changing NOx sources. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14, 10509-10516. 

Mullaugh*, K. M., Hamilton*, J. M., Avery, G. B., Felix*, J. D., Mead, R. N., Willey, J. D., Kieber, R. J., (2015). Temporal and spatial variability of trace volatile organic compounds in rainwater. Chemosphere, 134: 203-209 

Mead, R.N., Felix*, J.D., Avery, G.B., Kieber, R.J., Willey, J.D., Podgorski, D.C., 

(2015). Characterization of CHOS compounds in rainwater from continental and coastal storms by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry.  Atmospheric Environment 105, 162-168 

Mead, R.N., Probst*, E.M., Helms*, J.R., Avery, G.B., Kieber, R.J., Skrabal, S.A., 

(2014). Enhanced Detection of the Algal Toxin, PbTx-2, in Marine Waters by 

Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry.  Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry 28, 2455-2460. 

Mead, R.N., Barefoot*, S., Helms*, J., Morgan, J. and Kieber, R.J., (2014). Photodegradation of the Antihistamine Cetirizine in Natural Waters. Environmental Toxicological Chemistry 33, 2240-2245. 

He, D., Mead, R.N., Belicka, L., Pisani, O., Jaffe, R., (2014). Assessing source contributions to particulate organic matter in a subtropical estuary: A biomarker approach. Organic Geochemistry 75, 129-139.  

Helms*, J.R., Glinski*, D.A., Mead, R.N., Southwell*, M., Avery, G.B., Kieber, R.J., Skrabal, S.A., (2014). Photochemical Dissolution of Organic Matter from Resuspended Riverine Sediments:  Insights From Molecular Markers. Organic Geochemistry 73, 83-89 

Mullaugh*, K.M., Byrd*, J.N., Avery, G.B., Mead, R.N., Willey, J.D.,Kieber, R.J., 

(2014). Characterization of Carbohydrates in Rainwater from the Southeastern United States. Chemosphere 107, 51-57. 

Felix*, J.D., Jones, S.B., Avery, G.B., Willey, J.D., Mead, R.N., Kieber, R.J., (2014). Temporal and Spatial Variations in Rainwater Methanol. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14, 10509-10516. 

Kieber, R.J., Tatum*, S.K., Willey, J.D., Avery, G.B. and Mead, R.N., (2014). Variability of Ethanol and Acetaldehyde Concentrations in Rainwater. Atmospheric Environment  84c, 172-177. 

Mead, R.N., Mullaugh*, K. M., Avery G.B., Kieber R.J., Willey, J.D., Podgorski D.C., 

(2013). Insights into Dissolved Organic Matter Complexity in Rainwater from Continental and Coastal Storms by Ultrahigh Resolution Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 13, 4829-4838. 

Kieber, R.J., Guy*, A.L., Roebuck*, J.A., Carroll*, A.L., Mead, R.N., Jones, S.B., Giubbina, F.F., Campos, M.L.A.M., Willey, J.D., Avery, G.B., (2013). Determination of Ambient Ethanol Concentrations in Aqueous Environmental Matrixes by Two Independent Analyses. Analytical Chemistry,  85, 6095-6099. 

Avery, G. B, Karabi*, B. Southwell*, M., Mead, R. N., Kieber, R. J. , Willey, J.D., (2013). Carbon isotopic composition of hydrophobic organic material in rainwater.  Atmospheric Environment 68, 230-234. 

Mullaugh*, K. M., Willey, J. D., Kieber, R. J., Mead, R. N., Avery, G.B., (2013). Dynamics of the chemical composition of rainwater throughout Hurricane Irene. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 13, 2321-2330. 


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