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Peter Gerald C. Campbell

Areas of expertise

Aquatic Geochemistry and Ecotoxicology

  • Emeritus Professor

Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

490 de la Couronne Street
Québec City, Quebec  G1K 9A9

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Batley, G. E. & Campbell, P. G. C. (2022). Metal contaminants of emerging concern in aquatic systems. Environmental Chemistry, 19:  23-40.
DOI: 10.1071/EN22030

Boily, F., Fortin, C. & Campbell, P.G.C. (2022). Cadmium thiosulfate complexes can be assimilated by a green alga via a sulfate transporter but do not increase Cd toxicity. Environmental Chemistry, 19(4): 167-176.
DOI: 10.1071/EN22038

Campbell, P. G. C., Hodson, P. V., Welbourn, P. M. & Wright, D. A. (2022). Ecotoxicology, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Guilleux, C., Chen, Z., Campbell, P. G. C. & Fortin, C. (2022). Dissolution of silver nanoparticles in stratified estuarine mesocosms and silver accumulation in a simple planktonic freshwater trophic chain. Environments, 9(2):  e20.
DOI: 10.3390/environments9020020

Hourtané, O., Rioux, G., Campbell, P. G. C. & Fortin, C. (2022). Algal bioaccumulation and toxicity of platinum are increased in the presence of humic acids. Environmental Chemistry, 19(4): 144-155.
DOI: 10.1071/EN22037

Le Faucheur, Séverine; Mertens, Jelle; Van Genderen, Eric; Boullemant, Amiel; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2021). Development of quantitative ion character–activity relationship models to address the lack of toxicological data for technology-critical elementsEnviron. Toxicol. Chem., 40 (4): 1139-1148.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.4960

Le Faucheur, Séverine; Mertens, Jelle; Van Genderen, Eric; Boullemant, Amiel; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2021). Development of QICAR models to address the lack of toxicological data for technology-critical elements. Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 40 (4): 1139-1148.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.4960

Mougin, Christian; Campbell, Peter G. C.; Couderchet, Michel; Denèfle, Patrice; Martin-Laurent, Fabrice; Roland, Philippe; Slaveykova, Vera I. b; Vincent, Tatiana & Delaunay, Delphine (2021). Academic expertise in assisting private companies in the fields of environment and environmental toxicology: the role of individual expertiseEnviron. Sci. Pollut. Res., 28: 1283-1286.
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-020-11631-0

Zhou, Linbin; Liu, Fengjie; Liu, Qingxia; Fortin, Claude; Tan, Yehui; Huang, Liangmin & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2021). Aluminum increases net carbon fixation by marine diatoms and decreases their decomposition: Evidence for the iron–aluminum hypothesisLimnol. Oceanogr., ONLINE.
DOI: 10.1002/lno.11784

Aharchaou, Imad; Beaubien, Cédrick; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Fortin, Claude (2020). Lanthanum and cerium toxicity to the freshwater green alga Chlorella fusca: applicability of the biotic ligand modelEnviron. Toxicol. Chem., 39 (5): 996-1005.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.4707

Liu, Fengjie; Tan, Qiao-Guo; Weiss, Dominik; Crémazy, Anne; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2020). Unravelling metal speciation in the microenvironment surrounding phytoplankton cells to improve predictions of metal bioavailabilityEnviron. Sci. Technol., 54 (13): 8177-8185.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b07773

Urien, Nastassia; Caron, Antoine; Lerquet, Marc; Couture, Patrice & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2020). Optimization of a subcellular metal fractionation method for fish liver: Homogenization, subcellular separation, and trial isolation of nuclear materialsLimnol. Oceanogr. Methods, ONLINE.
DOI: 10.1002/lom3.10371

Liu, Fengjie; Tan, Qiao-Guo; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2019). Why does cysteine enhance metal uptake by phytoplankton in seawater but not in freshwater?Environ. Sci. Technol., 53 (11): 6511-6519.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b00571

Liu, Qingxia; Zhou, Linbin; Liu, Fengjie; Fortin, Claude; Tan, Yehui; Huang, Liangmin & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2019). Uptake and subcellular distribution of aluminum in a marine diatomEcotox. Environ. Safe., 169: 85-92.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.10.095

Barst, Benjamin D.; Rosabal-Rodriguez, Maikel; Drevnick, Paul E.; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Basu, Niladri (2018). Subcellular distributions of trace elements (Cd, Pb, As, Hg, Se) in the livers of Alaskan yelloweye rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus)Environ. Pollut., 242 (Part A): 63-72.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.06.077

Caron, Antoine; Rosabal-Rodriguez, Maikel; Drevet, Ophelie; Couture, Patrice & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2018). Binding of trace elements (Ag, Cd, Co, Cu, Ni, and Tl) to cytosolic biomolecules in livers of juvenile yellow perch (Perca flavescens) collected from lakes representing metal contamination gradientsEnviron. Toxicol. Chem., 37 (2): 576-586.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.3998

Defo, Michel A.; Bernatchez, Louis; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Couture, Patrice (2018). Temporal variations in kidney metal concentrations and their implications for retinoid metabolism and oxidative stress response in wild yellow perch (Perca flavescens)Aquat. Toxicol., 202: 26-35.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.06.007

Guilleux, Camille; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Fortin, Claude (2018). Interactions between silver nanoparticles/silver ions and liposomes: evaluation of the potential passive diffusion of silver and effects of speciationArch. Environ. Con. Toxicol., 75 (4): 634-646.
DOI: 10.1007/s00244-018-0562-6

Liu, Fengjie; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2018). Chemical conditions in the boundary layer surrounding phytoplankton cells modify cadmium bioavailabilityEnviron. Sci. Technol., 52 (4): 7988-7995.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b01408

Sánchez-Marín, Paula; Liu, Fengjie; Chen, Zhongzhi; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2018). Microalgal-driven pH changes in the boundary layer lead to apparent increases in Pb internalization by a unicellular alga in the presence of citrateLimnol. Oceanogr., 63 (3): 1328-1339.
DOI: 10.1002/lno.10774

Urien, Nastassia; Cooper, Sophie; Caron, Antoine; Sonnenberg, Helga; Rozon-Ramilo, Lisa; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Couture, Patrice (2018). Subcellular partitioning of metals and metalloids (As, Cd, Cu, Se and Zn) in liver and gonads of wild white suckers (Catostomus commersonii) collected downstream from a mining operationAquat. Toxicol., 202: 105-116.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.07.001

Urien, Nastassia; Jacob, Sabrina; Couture, Patrice & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2018). Cytosolic distribution of metals (Cd, Cu) and metalloids (As, Se) in livers and gonads of field-collected fish exposed to an environmental contamination gradient: An SEC-ICP-MS analysisEnvironments, 5 (9): Art. 102.
DOI: 10.3390/environments5090102

Zhou, Linbin; Tan, Yehui; Huang, Liangmin; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2018). Aluminum effects on marine phytoplankton: implications for a revised Iron Hypothesis (Iron–Aluminum Hypothesis)Biogeochemistry, 139 (2): 123-137.
DOI: 10.1007/s10533-018-0458-6

Liu, Fengjie; Fortin, Claude & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2017). Can freshwater phytoplankton access cadmium bound to low-molecular-weight thiols?Limnol. Oceanogr., 62 (6): 2604-2615.
DOI: 10.1002/lno.10593

Barst, Benjamin D.; Rosabal, Maikel; Campbell, Peter G. C.; Muir, Derek G. C.; Wang, Xioawa; Köck, Günter & Drevnick, Paul E. (2016). Subcellular distribution of trace elements and liver histology of landlocked Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) sampled along a mercury contamination gradientEnviron. Pollut., 212: 274-583.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.03.003

Bougas, Bérénice; Normandeau, Eric; Grasset, Julie; Defo, Michel A.; Campbell, Peter G. C.; Couture, Patrice & Bernatchez, Louis (2016). Transcriptional response of yellow perch to changes in ambient metal concentrations – A reciprocal field transplantation experimentAquat. Toxicol., 173: 132-142.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.12.014

Campbell, Peter G. C. & Gailer, Jürgen (2016). Effects of non-essential metal releases on the environment and human health. Dans: Izatt, Reed M., (Ed.). Metal sustainability: Global challenges, consequences, and prospects. pp. 221-242. Wiley.
DOI: 10.1002/9781119009115.ch10

Couture, P.; Campbell, P. G. C. & Rosabal, M. (2016). Evidence of metal contamination in Lac Dasserat using benthic invertebrates and yellow perch. In: Alpay, S., (Ed.). Multidisciplinary environmental science investigations surrounding the former Aldermac mine, Abitibi, Quebec: The Lac Dasserat study workshop summarized. (Chapitre 2.2): 10-15. Ressources naturelles Canada / Natural Resources Canada.
DOI: 10.4095/297747

Grasset, Julie; Ollivier, Élodie; Bougas, Bérénice; Yannic, Glenn; Campbell, Peter G. C.; Bernatchez, Louis & Couture, Patrice (2016). Combined effects of temperature changes and metal contamination at different levels of biological organization in yellow perchAquat. Toxicol., 177: 324-332.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.06.008

Lavoie, Michel; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Fortin, Claude (2016). Importance de mieux connaître les mécanismes de transport des métaux pour la prédiction de l’accumulation et de la toxicité des métaux dissous chez le phytoplancton: récentes avancées et défis pour le développement du modèle du ligand biotiqueRev. Sci. Eau, 29 (2): 119-147.
DOI: 10.7202/1036544ar

Leguay, Sébastien; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Fortin, Claude (2016). Determination of the free-ion concentration of rare earth elements by an ion-exchange technique: implementation, evaluation and limitsEnviron. Chem., 13 (3): 478-488.
DOI: 10.1071/EN15136

Pannetier, Pauline; Caron, Antoine; Campbell, Peter G. C.; Pierron, Fabien; Baudrimont, Magalie & Couture, Patrice (2016). A comparison of metal concentrations in the tissues of yellow American eel (Anguilla rostrata) and European eel (Anguilla anguilla)Sci. Total Environ., 569-570: 1435-1445.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.06.232

Ponton, Dominic E.; Caron, Antoine; Hare, Landis & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2016). Hepatic oxidative stress and metal subcellular partitioning are affected by selenium exposure in wild yellow perch (Perca flavescens)Environ. Pollut., 214: 608-617.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.04.051

Rosabal, Maikel; Mounicou, Sandra; Hare, Landis & Campbell, Peter G. C. (2016). Metal (Ag, Cd, Cu, Ni, Tl, Zn) binding to cytosolic biomolecules in field-collected larvae of the insect ChaoborusEnviron. Sci. Technol., 50 (6): 3247-3255.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05961

Zhao, Chun-Mei; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Wilkinson, Kevin J. (2016). When are metal complexes bioavailable?Environ. Chem., 13 (3): 425-433.
DOI: 10.1071/EN15205

Couture, Patrice; Pyle, Greg G.; Campbell, Peter G. C. & Hontela, Alice (2015). Using Perca as biomonitors in ecotoxicological studies. In: Couture, Patrice & Pyle, Greg G., (Eds). Biology of Perch. pp. 271-303. CRC Press Book.
DOI: 10.1201/b18806-11

Crémazy, A.; Leclair, S.; Mueller, K. K.; Vigneault, B.; Campbell, P. G. C. & Fortier, C. (2015). Development of an in situ ion-exchange technique for the determination of free Cd, Co, Ni, and Zn concentrations in freshwatersAquat. Geochem., 21 (2-4): 259-279.
DOI: 10.1007/s10498-015-9254-2

Defo, M. A.; Bernatchez, L.; Campbell, P. G. C. & Couture, P. (2015). Transcriptional and biochemical markers in transplanted Perca flavescens to characterize cadmium- and copper-induced oxidative stress in the fieldAquat. Toxicol., 162: 39-53.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.02.014

Paquet, N.; Lavoie, M.; Maloney, F.; Duval, J. F. L.; Campbell, P. G. C. & Fortin, C. (2015). Cadmium accumulation and toxicity in the unicellular alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata: Influence of metal-binding exudates and exposure timeEnviron. Toxicol. Chem., 34 (7): 1524-1532.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.2927

Rosabal, M.; Pierron, F.; Couture, P.; Baudrimont, M.; Hare, L. & Campbell, P. G. C. (2015). Subcellular partitioning of non-essential trace metals (Ag, As, Cd, Ni, Pb, Tl) in livers of American (Anguilla rostrata) and European (Anguilla anguilla) yellow eelsAquat. Toxicol., 160: 128-141.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.01.011

Crémazy, A.; Campbell, P. G. C. & Fortin, C. (2014). In the presence of fluoride, free Sc3+ is not a good predictor of Sc bioaccumulatin by two unicellular algae: possible role of fluoro-speciesEnviron. Sci. Technol., 48 (16): 9754-9761.
DOI: 10.1021/es5016247

Defo, M. A.; Bernatchez, L.; Campbell, P. G. C. & Couture, P. (2014). Waterborne cadmium and nickel impact oxidative stress responses and retinoid metabolism in yellow perchAquat. Toxicol., 154 (Septembre): 207-220.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.05.024

Grasset, J.; Bougas, B.; Campbell, P. G. C.; Bernatchez, L. & Couture, P. (2014). Temperature, oxygen, and diet modulate gene transcription and metabolic capacities in yellow perchCan. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. / J. Can. Sci. Halieut. Aquat., 71 (11): 1635-1641.
DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2014-0059

Lavoie, M.; Campbell, P. G. C. & Fortin, C. (2014). Predicting cadmium accumulation and toxicity in a green alga in the presence of varying essential element concentrations using a biotic ligand modelEnviron. Sci. Technol., 48 (2): 1222-1229.
DOI: 10.1021/es402630z

Le Faucheur, S.; Campbell, P. G. C.; Fortin, C. & Slaveylova, V. (2014). Interactions between mercury and phytoplankton: Speciation, bioavailability, and internal handlingEnviron. Toxicol. Chem., 33 (6): 1211-1224.
DOI: 10.1002/etc.2424

Peijnenburg, W. J. G. M., Teasdale, P. R., Reible, D., Mondon, J., Bennett, W. W. & Campbell, P. G. C. (2014). Passive sampling methods for contaminated sediments: state of the science for metalsIntegr. Environ. Assess. and Manag., 10 (2): 179-196.
DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1502

Rosabal, M., Hare, L. & Campbell, P. G. C. (2014). Assessment of a subcellular metal partitioning protocol for aquatic invertebrates: preservation, homogenization, and subcellular fractionationLimnol. Oceanogr. Methods, 12: 507-518.
DOI: 10.4319/lom.2014.12.507

Rosabal, M., Ponton, D. E., Campbell, P. G. C. & Hare, L. (2014). Uptake and subcellular distributions of cadmium and selenium in transplanted aquatic insect larvaeEnviron. Sci. Technol., 48 (21): 12654-12661.
DOI: 10.1021/es503133g

Sánchez-Marín, P., Fortin, C. & Campbell, P. G. C. (2014). Lead (Pb) and copper (Cu) share a common uptake transporter in the unicellular alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. BioMetals, 27 (1): 173-181.
DOI: 10.1007/s10534-013-9699-y