Recent Publications

*Denotes student co-author 

 D.S. Page and J. Widdows. Temporal and Spatial Variation in Levels of Alkyltins in Mussel Tissues: A Toxicological Interpretation of Field Data. Marine Environmental Research 32, 113-129, 1991. 

W.X. Wang, J. Widdows, and D. S. Page. Effects of organic toxicants on the anoxic energy metabolism of the mussel Mytilus edulis. Marine Environmental Research 34, 327-331, 1992.

 J. Widdows and D. S. Page. Effects of tributyltin and dibutyltin on the physiological energetics of the mussel, Mytilus edulis. Marine Environmental Research. 35, 233-249, 1993.

 Page, D. S., Gilfillan, E. S., Boehm, P. D. & Harner, E. J. (1995). Shoreline Ecology Program for Prince William Sound, Alaska, Following the EXXON VALDEZ Oil Spill. Part I: Methodology. In Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Fate and Effects in Alaskan Waters , ASTM Special Technical Publication # 1219 (P. G. Wells, J. N. Butler and J. S. Hughes, ed.), American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA. pp. 263-295. 

Page, D. S., Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G. S. & Bence, A. E. (1995). Identification of Hydrocarbon Sources in the Benthic Sediments of Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska Following the EXXON VALDEZ Oil Spill. In Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Fate and Ef fects in Alaskan Waters , ASTM Special Technical Publication # 1219 (P. G. Wells, J. N. Butler and J. S. Hughes, ed.), American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA. pp. 41-83. 

Page, D. S., Dassanayake, T. M.* & Gilfillan, E. S. (1995). Tissue distribution and depuration of tributyltin for field exposed Mytilus edulis. Marine Environmental Research. 40, 409-421.

 Gilfillan, E. S., Maher, N. P.*, Kresja, C. M., Lanphear, M. E.*, Ball, C. D.*, Meltzer, J. B.* and Page, D. S. (1995). Use of remote sensing to document changes in marsh vegetation following the AMOCO CADIZ oil spill (Brittany, France, 1978). Marine Pollution Bulletin 30, 780-787.

 Page, D. S. (1995). A six-year monitoring study of tributyltin and dibutyltin in mussel tissues from the Lynher River, Tamar Estuary, UK. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 30, 746-749

 Page, D. S., Ozbal, C. C.*, and Lanphear, M. E.* (1996). Concentration of butyltin species in sediments associated with shipyard activity. Environmental Pollution. 91, 237-243.

 Page, D. S., Dassanayake*, T. M. & Gilfillan, E. S. (1996). The Relationship Between Tissue Concentrations of Tributyltin and Shell Morphology in Field Populations of Mytilus edulis. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 56, 500-504.

Page, D. S., Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G. S., Bence, A. E. Burns, W. A. and Mankiewicz, P. J. (1996). The Natural Petroleum Hydrocarbon Background in Subtidal Sediments of Prince William Sound, Alaska. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 15(8), 1266-1281.

 Page, D. S., Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G. S., Bence, A. E. Burns, W. A. and Mankiewicz, P. J. (1997). An estimate of the annual input of natural petroleum hydrocarbons to seafloor sediments in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Marine Pollution Bulletin 34(9), 744-749.

 Phelps, H.L. and Page, D.S. (1997) Tributyltin biomonitoring in Portuguese estuaries with the Portuguese oyster (Crassostrea angulata). Environmental Technology 18, 1269-1276.

 Lee, R. F. and D. S. Page. (1997) Petroleum hydrocarbons and their effects in subtidal regions after major oil spills. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 34(11), 928-940.

 Page, D. S., Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G. S., Bence, A. E., Burns, W. A. & Mankiewicz, P. J. (1998). Pyrogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments record past human activity: A case study in Prince William Sound Alaska. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 38(4), 247-260

Page, D. S., Widdows, J., and Staff, F. J. (1998). Effects of Thermal Stress and Tri(n)Butyl Tin on Anaerobic Energy Metabolism in Mytilus Edulis. Marine Environmental Research, 46, 433-437.

 Boehm, P. D., Page, D. S., Gilfillan, E. S., Bence, A. E., Burns, W. A. & Mankiewicz, P. J. (1998). Study of the fates and effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on benthic sediments in two bays in Prince William Sound, Alaska. I: Study design, chemistry and source fingerprinting. Environmental Science and Technology 32(5) 567-576.

Page, D. S., Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G. S., Bence, A. E. Burns, W. A. and Mankiewicz, P. J. (1998). Petroleum Sources in the Western Gulf of Alaska/Shelikoff Strait Area. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 36(12), 1004-1012.

Page, D. S., Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G. S., Bence, A. E., Burns, W. A. & Mankiewicz, P. J. (1998) Source of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA, Subtidal Sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 17(9), 1651-1652.

Page, D. S., Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G. S., Bence, A. E., Burns, W. A. & Mankiewicz, P. J. (1999). Pyrogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments record past human activity: A case study in Prince William Sound Alaska. Marine Pollution Bulletin 38(4), 247-260.

Page, D. S., Gilfillan, E. S., Neff, J.M., Stoker, S. W. and Boehm, P. D., (1999). 1998 Shoreline Conditions in the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Zone in Prince William Sound. In: Proceedings of the 1999 Oil Spill Conference March 8-11, 1999, American Petroleum Institute, Washington, D.C., 119-126.

Olagbende, O. T., Ede, G. O., Inyang, L. E. D., Gundlach, E. R., Gilfillan, E. S. and Page, D. S. (1999). Scientific and Cleanup Response to the Idoho-QIT Oil Spill, Nigeria. Environmnetal Technology, 20. 1213-1222.

Abasiekong, E.M., Akpan, A.W., Alo, B., Antiah, E.E., Dandy, D., Ewa-Oboho, I., Gilfillan, E.S., Gundlach, E.R., Imevbore, V., Itah, A.Y., Kusemiju, K., Moses, B.S., Nwanko, D.I., Oladimeji, O., Olookudejo, D.J., Onwudiegwu, U., Onwuteaka, J., Osain, K.K., Owoola, T., Page, D.S. "January, 1998 Idoho-QIT 24" Pipeline Oil Spill Post Impact Assessment Final Report," Mobil Producing Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria, July 1999, 400 pp. & appendices.

Gilfillan, E.S., Harner, E.J., O'Reilly, J.E., Page, D.S., Burns, W.A. (1999) A Comparison of Shoreline Assessment Study Designs Used for the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 38(5): 380-388

Wang, Zhendi; Fingas, Merv; Page, David S. (1999) Oil Spill Identification. Journal of Chromatography , A. 843(1-2), 369-411.

Boehm, P. D., Douglas, G.S., Brown, J.S., Page, D. S., Bence, A. E., Burns, W. A. & Mankiewicz, P. J. (2000). Comment on "Natural Hydrocarbon Background in Benthic Sediments of Prince William Sound, Alaska: Oil vs Coal." Environmental Science and Technology, 34(10), 2064-2065.

Bence, A.E., W.A. Burns, P.J. Mankiewicz, D.S. Page and P.D. Boehm, (2000) Comment on ''PAH refractory index as a source discriminant of hydrocarbon input from crude oil and coal in Prince William Sound, Alaska'' by F.D. Hostettler, R.J. Rosenbauer, K.A. Kvenvolden. Organic Geochemistry 31(9), 931-938.

Page, D.S., Gilfillan, E.S., Boehm, P.D., Stubblefield, W., Parker, K.R., Maki, A.W. (2000) Sediment Toxicity Values for a Field Study Compared with Sediment Quality Criteria for Total PAH. SETAC, 21st Annual Meeting Proceedings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 12-16 November, 2000 Nashville, TN.

Page, D.S., Gilfillan, E.S., Boehm, P.D., Stubblefield , W.A., Parker, K.R. and Maki, A.W. (2001) Oil weathering and sediment toxicity in shorelines affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska. In: Proceedings of the2001 Oil Spill Conference, American Petroleum Institute, Washington, D.C., 551-557

E. S. Gilfillan, D.S. Page, .J.M. Neff, K.R. Parker, P.D. Boehm and A.W. Maki. A Ten Year Study of Shoreline Conditions in the EXXON VALDEZ Spill Zone, prince William Sound, Alaska. In: Proceedings of the2001 Oil Spill Conference, American Petroleum Institute, Washington, D.C., 559-567

Boehm, P.D., Page, D.S., Burns, W.A,. Bence, A.E., Mankiewicz, P. J. and Brown, J.S. (2001) Resolving the Origin of the Petrogenic Hydrocarbon Background in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Environmental Science and Technology 35(3), 471-479.

Chapman, P.M., Birge, W.J., Adams, W.J., Barrick, R., Bott, T.L., Burton, A., Collier, T.K., Cumberland, H.L., Douglas, W.S., Johnson, L.L., Luther, G.W., OConnor, T., Page, D.S., Sibley, P., Standley, L.J., Wenning, R.J. (2001) Sediment Quality Values (SQVs) Challenges and Recommendations. SETAC Globe 2(2), 24-26.

Page DS*, Boehm PD, Douglas GS, Bence AE, Burns WA, Mankiewicz PJ (2002) The Application of Chemistry to Defining the Fate, Effects and Sources of Hydrocarbons in the Exxon Valdez Spill Zone in Prince William Sound, Alaska. SETAC, 22nd Annual Meeting Proceedings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 11-15 November, 2001 Baltimore, MD. p . 123

Page DS*, Boehm PD, Neff JM, Douglas GS, Bence AE, Burns WA, Mankiewicz PJ (2002) Bioavailability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Residues of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill at Worst-Case Locations in Prince William Sound, Alaska. SETAC, 22nd Annual Meeting Proceedings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 11-15 November, 2001 Baltimore, MD. p .

Neff JM*, Boehm PD, Page DS. (2001) Relationship Between Molecular Weight and Bioavailability of PAHs in Sediments of Prince William Sound, Alaska, Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. SETAC, 22nd Annual Meeting Proceedings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 11-15 November, 2001 Baltimore, MD. p . 123

Neff JM*. Page DS, Pearson W, Brannon, E, (2001) The Value of Chemical Analysis in Assessing the Risks to Herring and Salmon Populations from the Exxon Valdez Crude Oil Spill. SETAC, 22nd Annual Meeting Proceedings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 11-15 November, 2001 Baltimore, MD. p . 78

Boehm PD*, Page DS, Douglas GS, Brown JS, Bence AE, Burns WA, Mankiewicz PJ, Maki AW. (2001) The importance of characterizing the chemical baseline in oil spill and ecological risk assessments - Use and misuse of "pristine" SETAC, 22nd Annual Meeting Proceedings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 11-15 November, 2001 Baltimore, MD. p . 124

Gilfillan ES*, Page DS, Boehm PD, Parker KR. (2001) The importance of considering physical factors other than oiling in oil spill natural resource damage assessment. The case of the 1989 Exxon Valdez. SETAC, 22nd Annual Meeting Proceedings, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 11-15 November, 2001 Baltimore, MD. p . 267

Page DS, Boehm PD, Stubblefield WA, Parker KR, Gilfillan ES, Neff JM, Maki AW. (2002) Hydrocarbon Composition and Toxicity of Sediments Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 21(7), 1438-1450.

Page, DS, Gilfillan ES, Boehm PD, Neff JM, Stubblefield WA, Parker KR, A.W. Maki AW. (2002) Sediment toxicity measurements in oil spill injury assessment: A study of shorelines affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska. In: M. Pellei, A. Porta and R.E. Hinchee (eds.) Proceedings of the First International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, Venice, Italy, October 10-11, 2001, Battelle Press, Columbus OH. 137-146.

Gilfillan ES, Harner EJ, Page DS. (2002) Comment on Peterson et al. Sampling design begets conclusions Marine Ecology progress Series 231, 303-308.

Page, D.S., A.E. Bence, W.A. Burns, P.D. Boehm, J.S. Brown and G.S. Douglas. (2002) A Holistic Approach to Hydrocarbon Source Allocation in the Subtidal Sediments of Prince William Sound, Alaska, Embayments. In: Proceedings of the 25th Arctic and Marine Oil Spill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar, Environment Canada.  Calgary, AB, Canada June 11-13, 2002, 547-563.

Boehm PD, Burns WA, Page DS, Bence AE, Mankiewicz, Brown JS and Douglas GS. (2002) Total Organic Carbon, an Important Tool in a Holistic Approach to Hydrocarbon Source Fingerprinting. In: Proceedings of the 25th Arctic and Marine Oil Spill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar, Environment Canada. Calgary, AB, Canada June 11-13, 2002, 413-427.

Inyang, L.E.D., Essien, G.E., Moses, B.S., Gundlach, E.R., Gilfillan, E.S. and Page, D.S. (2002) Analysis of Potential Effects of the Idoho-QIT Oil Spill on River-Estuarine Fisheries in Nigeria. In: Proceedings of the 25th Arctic and Marine Oil Spill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar, Environment Canada.  Calgary, AB, Canada June 11-13, 2002, 941-957.

Page, D.S., A.E. Bence, W.A. Burns, P.D. Boehm, J.S. Brown and G.S. Douglas. (2002) A Holistic Approach to Hydrocarbon Source Allocation in the Subtidal Sediments of Prince William Sound, Alaska, Embayments. Environmental Forensics(3-4), 331-340.

Boehm PD, Burns WA, Page DS, Bence AE, Mankiewicz, Brown JS and Douglas GS.(2002) Total Organic Carbon, an Important Tool in a Holistic Approach to Hydrocarbon Source Fingerprinting. Environmental Forensics(3-4), 243--250.

Boehm, P.D., D. S. Page , G. S. Douglas , W. A. Burns , A. E. Bence , P.J. Mankiewicz. 2002. Environmental geochemical approaches to defining the fate, effects, and sources of hydrocarbons in the Exxon Valdez spill zone: Prince William Sound. Abstract Book: 224th ACS National Meeting (Boston, August 18-22, 2002)/GEOC /Biogeochemistry of Marine Organic Matter in the Contemporary Environment and Ancient Sediments. In Honor of Professor James G. Quinn.

Gilfillan, E. S., D.S. Page and C. Perry. (2002) Use of remote sensing to determine the effect of an in situ burn of jet fuel on emergent aquatic vegetation. In: C.A. Brebbia (ed.) Oil and Hydrocarbon Spills III: Modelling, Analysis and Control . WIT Press, Southampton, UK. pp. 405-413

Burns, W. A., A. E. Bence, P. D. Boehm, J. S. Brown, D. S. Page, G. S. Douglas and K. R. Parker (2002). Source allocation by least-squares hydrocarbon fingerprint matching,. SETAC, 23rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16-20 November, 2002., Salt lake City, UT. 33.

Huggett, R. J., D. S. Page, K. R. Parker, J. R. Brown and A. E. Bence (2002). Biomarker studies of fish in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska: 1999-2000. SETAC, 23rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16-20 November, 2002.Salt lake City, UT., Salt lake City, UT. 226.

Page, D., P. Boehm, J. Brown, A. Bence, W. Burns and G. Douglas (2002). Historical Analysis as a Tool in Identifying PAH Sources in Prince William Sound, Alaska Sediments. SETAC, 23rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book,  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16-20 November, 2002 . Salt lake City, UT. 33.

Page, D. S., P. D. Boehm, J. S. Brown, A. E. Bence, W. A. Burns, G. S. Douglas and J. M. Neff (2002). Baseline Studies on the Bioavailable Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Prince William Sound, Alaska. SETAC, 23rd Annual Meeting Abstract Book,  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16-20 November, 2002., Salt lake City, UT. 125.

Page, D. S., A. E. Bence, W. A. Burns, P. D. Boehm, G. S. Douglas and J. S. Brown (2003). The role of petroleum geochemistry in defining oil spill recovery: examples from the Exxon Valdez spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Proceedings of the 2003 Oil Spill Conference, Washington, D.C., American Petroleum Institute. (in press)

Boehm, P. D., J. M. Neff, J. S. Brown, D. S. Page, W. A. Burns, A. W. Maki and A. E. Bence (2003). The chemical baseline as a key to defining continuing injury and recovery of Prince William Sound. Proceedings of the 2003 Oil Spill Conference, Washington, D.C., American Petroleum Institute: (in press).

Neff, J. M., P. D. Boehm, R. Kropp, W. A. Stubblefield and D. S. Page (2003). Monitoring recovery of Prince William Sound, Alaska, following the Exxon Valdez oil spill: bioavailability of PAH in offshore sediments. Proceedings of the 2003 Oil Spill Conference, Washington, D.C., American Petroleum Institute: (in press).