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Adjunct Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Dept of Math & Science
200 Willoughby Ave.
(718) 636-3762
(845) 365-8155


Fields of interest: 
Contaminant transport and fate, Sediment transport, Tracer geochemistry
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Ph.D. Geology
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
MS Geology
Mississippi State University
BS Environmental Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Selected Publications:

Elemental and molecular evidence of soot- and char-derived black carbon inputs to New York City's atmosphere during the 20th century Louchouarn, P.; Chillrud, S. N.; Houel, S.; Yan, B. Z.; Chaky, D.; Rumpel, C.; Largeau, C.; Bardoux, G.; Walsh, D.; Bopp, R. F. Environmental Science & Technology Jan 1 Volume: 41 Issue: 1 p.: 82-87 (2007) Doi 10.1021/Es061304+
Combined application of delta C-13 and molecular ratios in sediment cores for PAH source apportionment in the New York/New Jersey harbor complex Yan, B. Z.; Abrajano, T. A.; Bopp, R. F.; Benedict, L. A.; Chaky, D. A.; Perry, E.; Song, J.; Keane, D. P. Organic Geochemistry Volume: 37 Issue: 6 p.: 674-687 (2006) DOI 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2006.01.013
Molecular tracers of saturated and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon inputs into Central Park Lake, New York City Yan, B. Z.; Abrajano, T. A.; Bopp, R. F.; Chaky, D. A.; Benedict, L. A.; Chillrud, S. N. Environmental Science & Technology Sep 15 Volume: 39 Issue: 18 p.: 7012-7019 (2005) Doi 10.1021/Es0506105
An approach to interpreting contaminant deposition fluxes from dated sediment cores Chaky, D. A.; Bopp, R. F.; Chillrud, S. N. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta May Volume: 69 Issue: 10 p.: A761-A761 (2005)
Levels and Patterns of PAH Distribution in Sediments of the New York/New Jersey Harbor Complex Yan, B.; Benedict, L. A.; Chaky, D. A.; Bopp, R. F.; Abrajano, T. A. Northeastern Environmental Science Volume: 26 p.: 113-122 (2004)
Radiogenic Lead Isotopes and Time Stratigraphy in the Hudson River, New York Chillrud, S. N.; Bopp, R. F.; Ross, J. M.; Chaky, D. A.; Hemming, S.; Shuster, E. L.; Simpson, H. J.; Estabrooks, F. Water, Air, Soil, Pollution: Focus Volume: 4 p.: 469-482 (2004)
Stable lead isotopes, contaminant metals and radionuclides in upper Hudson River sediment cores: implications for improved time stratigraphy and transport processes Chillrud, S. N.; Hemming, S.; Shuster, E. L.; Simpson, H. J.; Bopp, R. F.; Ross, J. M.; Pederson, D. C.; Chaky, D. A.; Tolley, L. R.; Estabrooks, F. Chemical Geology Aug 30 Volume: 199 Issue: 1-2 p.: 53-70 (2003) Doi 10.1016/S0009-2541(03)00055-X
World Trade Center Environmental Contaminant Database: A publicly available air quality dataset for the New York City area. Chillrud, S. N.; Geyh, A. S.; Levy, D. K.; Chettiar, E. M.; Chaky, D. A. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society Sep Volume: 226 p.: U490-U490 (2003)
Twentieth century atmospheric metal fluxes into Central Park Lake, New York City Chillrud, S. N.; Bopp, R. F.; Simpson, H. J.; Ross, J. M.; Shuster, E. L.; Chaky, D. A.; Walsh, D. C.; Choy, C. C.; Tolley, L. R.; Yarme, A. Environmental Science & Technology Mar 1 Volume: 33 Issue: 5 p.: 657-662 (1999)
Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Contamination of the New York / New Jersey Metropolitan Area: The Urban Atmospheric Influence Chaky, D. A.; Chillrud, S. N.; Bopp, R. F.; Shuster, E. L.; Estabrooks, F. D.; Swart, J. EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union Volume: 78 Issue: S86 (1998)