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Onderzoeksgroep Organische Milieuchemie en -Technologie (UGent-EnVOC)
http://www.ugent.be/bw/doct/en/research-groups/envoc

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English name: Environmental Organic Chemistry and Technology research group
Parent institute: Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Duurzame Organische Chemie en Technologie (UGent), more

Thesaurus terms (8) : Air-water exchanges; Biochemistry; Hydrocarbons; Metals; Nutrients (mineral); Organic compounds; Organic pollutants; Volatile compounds
Geographical terms (2) : ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]; Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]
Address:
Coupure Links 653
9000 Gent
Belgium

Tel.: +32-(0)9-264 59 50
 
Type: Scientific
Level: Section

Persons (27)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 

Abstract:
The research group Sustainable Organic Chemistry and Technology (EnVOC) focuses on three subdisciplines:

1. Environmental analysis - the occurrence, fate and behaviour of organic micro-pollutants;
2. Environmental technology - innovative biological and physical-chemical end-of-pipe technologies to abate organic chemical pollution in mainly waste gases and wastewaters;
3. Clean technology - a holistic approach that pursues environmental performance at the production itself considering the resource intake, the production technology, the product-service relation, and the end-of-life fate of the product.

The marine research inter alia focuses on the following topics: the sustainability analysis of algae production systems, the integration of linear inverse models and ecological network analysis into life cycle assessment for fish production and the development of new strategies for monitoring and risk assessment of hazardous chemicals in the marine environment with passive samplers.

Publications (21)  Top | Persons | Projects | Datasets 
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  • Peer reviewed article Huysman, S.; Van Meulebroek, L.; Vanryckeghem, F.; Van Langenhove, H.; Demeestere, K.; Vanhaecke, L. (2017). Development and validation of an ultra-high performance liquid chromatographic high resolution Q-Orbitrap mass spectrometric method for the simultaneous determination of steroidal endocrine disrupting compounds in aquatic matrices. Anal. Chim. Acta 984: 140-150. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2017.07.001, more
  • Peer reviewed article Schaeck, M.; De Swaef, E.; Van Den Broeck, W.; Van Nevel, S.; Boon, N.; De Geyter, N.; Morent, R.; Demeestere, K.; Duchateau, L.; Coulombet, C.; Haesebrouck, F.; Decostere, A. (2016). Germ-free sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax larval model: a valuable tool in the study of host-microbe interactions. Dis. Aquat. Org. 117(3): 177-185. dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao02950, more
  • Peer reviewed article Alvarenga, R.; Erb, K.; Haberl, H.; Soares, S.; van Zelm, R.; Dewulf, J. (2015). Global land use impacts on biomass production-a spatial-differentiated resource-related life cycle impact assessment method. Int. J. Life Cycle Assess. 20(4): 440-450. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-014-0843-x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Luong, A.D.; Schaubroeck, T.; Dewulf, J.; De Laender, F. (2015). Re-evaluating primary biotic resource use for marine biomass production: a new calculation framework. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49(19): 11586-11593. dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b02515, more
  • Peer reviewed article Luong, A.D.; De Laender, F.; Olsen, Y; Vadstein, O; Dewulf, J.; Janssen, C.R. (2014). Inferring time-variable effects of nutrient enrichment on marine ecosystems using inverse modelling and ecological network analysis. Sci. Total Environ. 493: 708-718. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.027, more
  • Peer reviewed article Taelman, S.E.; De Meester, S.; Schaubroeck, T.; Sakshaug, E; Alvarenga, F; Dewulf, J. (2014). Accounting for the occupation of the marine environment as a natural resource in life cycle assessment: an exergy based approach. Resour. Conserv. Recycl. 91: 1-10. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2014.07.009, more
  • Peer reviewed article Huysveld, S.; Schaubroeck, T.; De Meester, S.; Sorgeloos, P.; Van Langenhove, H.; Van Linden, V.; Dewulf, J. (2013). Resource use analysis of Pangasius aquaculture in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam using Exergetic Life Cycle Assessment. J. Clean. Prod. 51: 225-233. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.01.024, more
  • Peer reviewed article Noseda, B.; Goethals, J.; De Smedt, L.; Dewulf, J.; Samapundo, S.; Van Langenhove, H.; Devlieghere, F. (2012). Effect of O2 - CO2 enriched atmospheres on microbiological growth and volatile metabolite production in packaged cooked peeled gray shrimp (Crangon crangon). Intern. J. Food Microbiol. 160(1): 65-75. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2012.09.018, more
  • Peer reviewed article Noseda, B.; Ragaert, P.; Pauwels, D.; Anthierens, T.; Van Langenhove, H.; Dewulf, J.; Devlieghere, F. (2010). Validation of selective ion flow tube mass spectrometry for fast quantification of volatile bases produced on Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). J. Agric. Food Chem. 58(9): 5213-5219. hdl.handle.net/10.1021/jf904129j, more
  • Peer reviewed article Noseda, B.; Dewulf, J.; Goethals, J.; Ragaert, P.; Van Bree, I.; Pauwels, D.; Van Langenhove, H.; Devlieghere, F. (2010). Effect of food matrix and pH on the volatilization of bases (TVB) in packed North Atlantic Gray Shrimp (Crangon crangon): volatile bases in MAP fishery products. J. Agric. Food Chem. 58(22): 11864-11869. hdl.handle.net/10.1021/jf1025218, more
  • Peer reviewed article Huybrechts, T.; Dewulf, J.; Van Langenhove, H. (2005). Priority volatile organic compounds in surface waters of the southern North Sea. Environ. Pollut. 133(2): 255-264. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.envpol.2004.05.039, more
  • Peer reviewed article Huybrechts, T.; Dewulf, J.; Van Langenhove, H. (2004). Spatial and temporal variability of priority volatile organic compounds in the Scheldt estuary. Wat. Res. 38(14-15): 3241-3250. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.watres.2004.04.022, more
  • Peer reviewed article Huybrechts, T.; Dewulf, J.; Van Langenhove, H. (2003). State-of-the-art of gas chromatography-based methods for analysis of anthropogenic volatile organic compounds in estuarine waters, illustrated with the river Scheldt as an example. J. Chromatogr. 1000(1-2): 283-297. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/S0021-9673(03)00585-5, more
  • Huysman, S.; Vanryckeghem, F.; Van Langenhove, H.; Demeestere, K.; Vanhaecke, L. (2017). Environmental forensics in seawater coupling a divinylbenzene passive sampling device and high resolution mass spectrometry for the screening of micropollutants, in: SETAC Europe 27th Annual meeting (SETAC Europe 2017): Environmental quality through transdisciplinary collaboration. Abstracts. , more
  • Huysman, S.; Vanryckeghem, F.; Van Langenhove, H.; Demeestere, K.; Vanhaecke, L. (2017). How far have plasticizers and additives penetrated our aquatic environment?, in: SETAC Europe 27th Annual meeting (SETAC Europe 2017): Environmental quality through transdisciplinary collaboration. Abstracts. , more
  • Huysman, S.; Vanryckeghem, F.; Van Langenhove, H.; Demeestere, K.; Vanhaecke, L. (2017). Environmental screening of organic micropollutants in seawater by coupling a divinylbenzene passive sampling device and high resolution mass spectrometry. Department of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety, Ghent University: Ghent. , more
  • Vanryckeghem, F.; Huysman, S.; Van Langenhove, H.; Vanhaecke, L.; Demeestere, K. (2017). Measuring emerging organic micropollutants in the North Sea using high-resolution Orbitrap mass spectrometry : method validation and occurrence in harbour and open sea, in: SETAC Europe 27th Annual meeting (SETAC Europe 2017): Environmental quality through transdisciplinary collaboration. Abstracts. , more
  • Adamopoulou, A.; Baeye, M.; Monteyne, E.; Fettweis, M.; Neyts, M.; Parmentier, K.; Van Langenhove, H. (2016). Integrated monitoring of nonpolar compounds with the use of Passive Samplers, in: Degraer, S. et al. (Ed.) North Sea Open Science Conference 7-10/11/2016. Abstract Booklet. pp. 61, more
  • Huysman, S.; Vanryckeghem, F.; Van Langenhove, H.; Demeestere, K.; Vanhaecke, L. (2016). Passive samplers, as surrogates for biological monitoring, to measure emerging (micro)pollutants in the marine environment, in: Proceedings of EuroResidue VIII. Conference on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food 23-25 May 2016, Egmond aan Zee. pp. 481-485, more
  • Huysman, S.; Vanryckeghem, F.; Demeestere, K.; Vanhaecke, L. (2016). Is the divinylbenzene passive sampler a useful tool for measuring hydrophilic endocrine disrupting compounds in the marine environment?, in: Passive Sampling, 8th International Workshop and Symposium, Prague, 7-10 September 2016. Abstracts. , more
  • Huybrechts, T.; Dewulf, J.; Van Langenhove, H. (2001). Volatile organic compounds as priority pollutants in the North Sea, in: VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 23 February 2001: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 1: pp. 45, more

Projects (4)  Top | Persons | Publications | Datasets 
  • Air-Water exchange of nutrients, metals and organic micropollutants at the North Sea, more
  • Intercompartmental distribution of monoaromatic hydrocarbons (MAK´s) and C1-C2 organochlorinated compounds in the North Sea environment. I, more
  • NewSTHEPS: New Strategies for monitoring and risk assessment of Hazardous chemicals in the marine Environment with Passive Samplers, more
  • The Biogeochemistry of Nutrients, Metals and Organic Micropollutants in the North Sea, more

Datasets (2)  Top | Persons | Publications | Projects 
  • NewSTHEPS project data for the harbours of Oostende and Zeebrugge and the Belgian coastal zone, more
  • NewSTHEPS. Advanced analysis of (emerging) organic trace contaminants in the harbours of Oostende and Zeebrugge and the Belgian coastal zone, more

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