Published Work

Original Research



Stern R, Mahmoudi N., Buckee C., Schartup A. et al. Sequencing Microbiome in Airborne Saharan Dust Reveals Impact of Particle Size and Local Meteorological Variability, Environmental Science & Technology,  DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c06332

Schartup A., Soerensen A., Heimburger-Boavida L.-E. Influence of Arctic Sea-Ice Regime Shift on Sea-Ice Methylated Mercury Trends, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.0c00465.

Zhang Y., Soerensen A., Schartup A., Sunderland E. A Global Model for Methylmercury Formation and Uptake at the Base of Marine Food Webs, Global Geochemical Cycles, DOI: 10.1029/2019GB006348


Schartup A. et al. Climate change and overfishing increase neurotoxicant in marine predators, Nature, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1468-9


Soerensen A., Schartup et al.  Deciphering the role of water column redoxclines on methylmercury cycling using speciation modeling and observations from the Baltic Sea, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, DOI: 10.1029/2018GB005942

Schartup A. et al. A model for methylmercury uptake and trophic transfer by marine plankton, Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03821


Soerensen A., Schartup A. et al. Organic matter drives high interannual variability in methylmercury concentrations in a subarctic coastal sea, Environmental Pollution, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.06.008


Calder R., Schartup A. et al. Future impacts of hydroelectric power development on methylmercury exposures of Canadian Indigenous communities, Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b04447

Li M., Schartup A. et al. Use of mercury stable isotopes to track environmental 

methylmercury sources of coastal fish, Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03206

Soerensen A., Schartup A. et al. Eutrophication increases plankton methylmercury concentrations, Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02717

Soerensen A. L., Jacob D. J., Schartup A. et al. A mass budget for mercury and methylmercury in the Arctic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, DOI: 10.1002/2015GB005280


Ndu U., Barkay T., Schartup A. et al. The effects of aqueous speciation and cellular ligand binding on the bioavailability of methylmercury in mercury-resistant bacteria. Biodegradation, DOI: 10.1007/s10532-015-9752-3

Schartup A. et al. Freshwater discharges drive high levels of methylmercury in Arctic marine biota, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1505541112

Schartup A. et al. Contrasting effects of marine and terrestrially derived dissolved organic matter on mercury speciation and bioavailability in seawater, Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/es506274x

Ndu U., Barkay T., Mason R., Schartup A. et al. The use of a mercury biosensor to evaluate the bioavailability of mercury-thiol complexes and mechanisms of mercury uptake in bacteria, PloS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138333

Balcom P., Schartup A. et al. Sources and partitioning of methylmercury in estuaries of the Northeast U.S., Marine Chemistry, DOI: 10.1016/j.marchem.2015.10.012

Gosnell K., Balcom P., Ortiz V., Dimento B., Schartup A., Greene R., Mason R. Seasonal cycling of mercury and methylmercury in the estuarine turbidity maximum of the Delaware River Estuary, Aquatic Geochemistry, DOI: 10.​1007/​s10498-015-9283-x


Schartup A. et al. Sediment-porewater partitioning, total sulfur, and methylmercury 
production in estuaries, Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/es403030d



Schartup A. et al. Methylmercury production in estuarine sediments: role of organic matter, Environmental Science & Technology, 47 (2), 695–700, DOI: 10.1021/es302566w


Other Publications



U.S. Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee, Principles for Conducting Research in the Arctic,


Sunderland E. & Schartup A. Mercury methylation on ice, Nature Microbiology (News and Views), DOI: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.165

Schartup A. et al. Lake Melville: Avativut, Kanuittailinnivut (Our Environment, Our Health) Chapter 6: Methylmercury, Scientific Report

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