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Hamed Sanei

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Hamed Sanei

Professor

  • Department of Geoscience
  • iCLIMATE Aarhus University Interdisciplinary Centre for Climate Change - iCLIMATE Aarhus University Interdisciplinary Centre for Climate Change, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade
  • Arctic Research Centre - Arctic Research Centre, Høegh Guldbergs Gade
Postal address:
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 2
1671, 223
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark
Postal address:
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 2
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark

Email: sanei@geo.au.dk

Areas of Expertise

Earth Science with emphasis on environmental geochemistry and organic petrology.

Education

2007:
The Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF), focusing on the Environmental Geochemistry & Organic Petrology of the Energy Sources as related to the Sustainable Development of Energy and Environment, Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary, Alberta.

2005:
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in earth science, specializing in Environmental Geochemistry, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Emplyment History

• Geological Survey of Canada (Calgary)------------------------ 2012-Present Research Scientist and Project Leader for Unconventional Petroleum Reservoir

• Geological Survey of Canada (Calgary)------------------------ 2007-Present Research Scientist

• Geological Survey of Canada (Calgary)------------------------ 1998-2006
Research Assistant and Graduate Student


University Appointments:

2013-present Visiting Professor, AU Herning, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark

2010-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary.

2010-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Environment and Geography & Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba.


Executive Scientific Society positions:

2009-2011:
President (Elected) of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP; www.TSOP.org ). TSOP is a long-established international society with 250 active international members. The society is incorporated, and registered under the American Geological Institute (AGI). TSOP has a quarterly newsletter, annual meeting organized and held internationally, an official peer-reviewed publication (Int Journal of coal geology, Elsevier), as well as number of research and administrative committees, all overseen by the President.

2007-2011:
Convening Chair (Elected) of the “Environmental Application in Organic Petrology”, Commission II, the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP; http://www.iccop.org/ ). ICCP is the oldest and most prominent international society in organic petrology.

2006-2009:
Assistant Publishing Editor of The Canadian Society for Coal and Organic Petrology (CSCOP; www.cscop.org).


International Journal Editorship:

2009-Present:
Member of Editorial Board: International Journal of Coal Geology, Elsevier (www.elsevier.com/locate/coal )

2009-Present:
Member of Editorial Board: Energy Exploration & Exploitation, Multi-Science Publishing Co Ltd (www.multi-science.co.uk/eee.htm )

Memberships and affiliations:

• Scientific collaborator and member of the ArcticNet.

• Scientific collaborator and member of the Potrok Aike Lake Sediment Archive Drilling Project (PASADO).

• Associate Member (Elected) of The International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP)

• Member of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP)

• Member of the Geological Association of Canada (GAC)

Professional Experience and Participated Projects

- Investigating the physical-geochemical aspects of the relationship between Hg and organic matter in recent lacustrine sediment using organic/inorganic geochemistry and organic petrology techniques.

- Organic petrology and geochemistry of recent sediments from High Arctic Canada as related to mercury flux, climate change and its subsequent change in trophic status of the lakes.

- The historical reconstruction of the organic productivity, climate change, anthropogenic activities in Pigeon Lake, Alberta.

- Geochemistry of trace elements and assessment of the environmental impacts of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) exploration in Alberta as related to the nature of the coal bearing strata, produced water, & ground water

- The geochemical study of the sediments and suspended matter in Mackenzie River (Northwest Territories, Canada) and its interconnected tributaries as related to geogenic input of Hg-rich coal/shale strata and carbon input into Beaufort Sea (in collaboration with University of Manitoba and ArcticNet).

- Geochemistry of the Rare Earth Elements (REEs) in water, sediments, soil, coal, and particulate matter (Geochemical Tracing).

- The direct measurement of mercury atmospheric deposition flux (mercury wet deposition) in central Alberta, northern Alberta, and Churchill, Manitoba using an automated precipitation collector.

- Geochemical affinities of trace elements in sediments, coal, fly ash, and bottom ash samples using the sequential extraction scheme.

- The mineralogy and geochemistry (trace elements and their mode of occurrence) of coal from various parts of the world and their combustion by-products (fly ash and bottom ash).

- Spatial and temporal distribution of trace elements in lake sediments in central Alberta (Canada) as related to the coal-fired power generating activities in the region.

- Studying the spatial distribution of metals in unconsolidated stream sediments from the Trail area (British Columbia, Canada), determining the natural background level of metals in sediments, input of metals into the Columbia River, source of metals as related to natural/geogenic vs. anthropogenic activities, and organic petrology/geochemical characteristics of organic matter associated with stream sediments.

- Assessment of the natural background level of trace metals and other elements in topsoil for the area surrounding the Teck-Cominco zinc and lead smelter in Trail, British Columbia, Canada.

- Survey of the aerial deposition of metals and particulates using passive collection moss monitoring technique in the vicinity of the metal smelter in Trail, British Columbia, Canada.

- Studying the distribution of metals in topsoil around the Teck-Cominco zinc and lead smelter in Trail, British Columbia, Canada.

- Assessment of the relative contribution of the stack-emission of metals versus metals associated with the fugitive/historical dust for the lead/zinc smelter in Trail (British Columbia) using a diffusion/distribution model and characterization of the emitted particles.

- Organic Petrology and geochemistry of the organic matter assemblage in recent lacustrine sediments during the thermal processes of Rock-Eval analysis using organic petrology technique.

- Organic Petrology of diatom-derived lipids and chlorophyll within Holocene laminites, Saanich Inlet, British Columbia, using conventional and laser scanning fluorescence microscopy.

Funded Research Proposals

2009-10:
Environmental Trends Related to Human Health and International Action; Northern Contaminants Program (NCP; Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)

2008-11:
Organic geochemistry and petrology of recent sediments as an indicator of climate; NSERC (Special Research Opportunity) and the International Continental Drilling Program (ICDP): The Potrok Aike Lake Sediment Archive Drilling Project (PASADO)

2008-09:
Effects of Climate Change on Carbon and Contaminant Cycling in the Arctic Coastal and Marine Ecosystems: Impacts, Prognosis and Adaptations Strategies ; ArcticNet Environmental Impact Assessment.

2008:
Mercury deposition in Alberta and Churchill, Manitoba; Interdepartmental agreement contract with the Electricity & Combustion Division of Environment Canada.

2008-09:
Carbon inventory of coal and ash in coal-fired power plants as related to the greenhouse gas emission; Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Greenhouse Gas Division, the Pollution Data Branch, Environment Canada.

2008-10:
Trends of mercury deposition and bioaccumulation downwind of major Canadian emission sources inferred from sediment cores and food webs.; Clean Air Regulatory Agenda (CARA) National Mercury Science Program, Environment Canada.

2007-09:
Mercury depositions in Crossfield Alberta; Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ).

Cooperative Research

Cooperative Research with Government and Private Sectors:

2008-present:
Environment Canada: (i) Carbon inventory of coal and ash in coal-fired power plants as related to the greenhouse gas emission, (ii) Trends of mercury deposition and bioaccumulation downwind of major Canadian emission sources inferred from sediment cores and food webs, (iii) Mercury deposition in Alberta and Churchill, Manitoba. (iv) leachability of metals from fly ash laden activated carbon.

2008-present:
CANMET, ATCO Power, Characterization of flyash during activated carbon injection experiment in Battle River coal-Fired power generating plant

2008-present:
TransAlta, EPCOR, Maxim Power-Millner Plant Operation; Characterization of unburnt carbon in flyash, implications in calculation of green house gases emission.

2007-present:
ArcticNet, Department of Fisheries and Ocean DFO, and The Northern Contaminants Program (NCP), The Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND): Effects of Climate Change on Carbon and Contaminant Cycling in the Arctic Coastal and Marine Ecosystems

2007-present:
Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ), Alberta Environment: Mercury deposition in Crossfield Alberta

2007-present:
Mackenzie Applied Research Association, Agriculture and Agrifood Canada: Atmospheric deposition flux of mercury in Fort Vermillion, Alberta as a natural background site.

2007:
West Central Airshed Society, Seacor Environmental Ltd, and AXYS Environmental Consulting: Wet Deposition of mercury around the coal-fired power plants in central Alberta.

2007:
Teck-Cominco Ltd., Golder Associates: Heavy metals in top soil around Teck-Cominco lead-zinc smelter in Trail, British Columbia.

2006-present:
Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC): Atmospheric deposition flux of mercury in Churchill, Manitoba, the only sub-arctic station in the world.


Cooperative Research with Universities:

2008-2010:
University of Ottawa; collaborative research on the Mackenzie Delta thermokarst Lake Project.

2008-2010:
University of Braunschweig; collaborative study on speciation and mechanism of Hg-OM through NRCan Scientific Laboratory Network (SNL).

2007-present:
University of Manitoba: (i) Speciation and flux of mercury and carbon into Beaufort Sea from the Mackenzie River and its tributaries, (ii)Carbon budget, historical reconstruction of mercury, and depositional environment of Recent sediments in Hudson Bay and Arctic ocean, (iii) Speciation of mercury and leaching experiment in fly ash and activated carbon, (iv) Geochemical analyses of wet deposition samples as a network lab.

2007-present:
University of British Columbia, Prof. Marc. Bustin, research collaborator as part of PERD/OERD on the environmental assessment of unconventional gas system.

2007-present:
Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) : the Potrok Aike Lake Sediment Archive Drilling Project (PASADO).

2007-present:
University of Alberta, Prof. Warren Kindzierski: direct deposition of mercury around the Genesse coal-fired power plant in Alberta.

2006-present:
University of Victoria, co-supervising a Ph.D. thesis of William Duncan on environmental impact of heavy metals around the Teck-Cominco smelter in Trail, British Columbia

2006-present:
Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Professor Bernhard Mayer, collaborative research on energy and environment (coal-bed methane and oilsands) and co-supervising graduate students.

Awards & Recognitions

2008:
The recipient of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) Best Paper Award for the paper presented at TSOP 2008 - Oviedo, SPAIN, Sep 2008 (Ae8)

2005:
The recipient of travel grant by Institute of Environmental Geochemistry University of Heidelberg (Germany) for presenting a paper in the 1st International Workshop on Antimony in the Environment.

2004:
The recipient of the travel grant by The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) for presenting a paper (as a part of my Ph.D. thesis) in the TSOP Twenty-first Annual Meeting, Organic Matter Down Under, Sydney, Australia.

2003:
The recipient of A.R. Cameron Award of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP) for the best Ph.D. thesis.

2002:
The recipient of the Natural Resources Canada Earth Sciences Sector Award for exceptional contributions to the success of the Metals in the Environment Initiative (MITE). Presented by NRCan Assistant Deputy Minister.

2002:
The recipient of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) Best Student Paper Award for the paper presented at The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) 19th Annual Meeting in Banff, Alberta (August-September, 2002), The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) Newsletters, Vol.19, No.3.

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First author of two articles chosen as top 25 hottest articles in the Science Direct (The users' 25 most frequently downloaded journal articles in Science Direct)

1998:
The recipient of the Natural Resources Canada Certificate of Appreciation for contributions to the Earth Science Sectors through the Volunteer Program. Presented by the NRCan Assistant Deputy Minister.

Conference Organization

2007:
Co-Chair and organizer of the Joint International Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), and the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP), Victoria, British Columbia, August 2007

2010:
Organizer and Convenor of the special session: “New Horizons in Coal Science: Organic Petrology, Geochemistry, and Environmental Effects” in The Goldschmidt 2010, Knoxville, Tennessee, US, June 13-18.

Representations

2007-present:
Representing the Natural Resources Canada at the Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ) advising the federal and provincial government and industry the local environmental issues associated with energy utilizations in south-central Alberta.

2008-present:
GSC Calgary Representative at the National Steering Committee of Atlas of Canadian CO2 Geological Storage, coordination the coal-bed storage research.

2008-present:
GSC Calgary Representative in the Technical Committee of the NRCan-University of Calgary Task Force, responsible for facilitating and advising the process of formation of Calgary Geoscience Centre.

Invited Lectures

2010 - Sanei H., Outridge P.M., Stern G., Wang F., Goodarzi F.,
Sedimentary Records of Mercury and Organic Matter in Canadian Lakes; EGU General Assembly 2010, Vienna, Austria, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-14450, Program with abstracts.

2008 - Sanei H.,
Understanding the Scope and Impact of Mercury Flux in the Vicinity of Coal-Fired Power Plants, Clean Coal Symposium, The Canadian Institute, Regina, Saskatchewan, October 21-22, 2008.

2008 - Sanei H.,
Organic petrology and geochemistry of recent sediments, University of Braunshweig, Germany, April 2008.

2007 - Sanei H., Kindzierski W.,
Mercury Deposition Monitoring, Zones Conference: Monitoring and Managing Air Quality, Calgary, Alberta, October 22-23, 2007.

2007 - Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Outridge P., Warren K.,
Mercury Deposition Study in Crossfield, Alberta, Parkland Airshed Management Zone Technical Workshop, Red Deer, Alberta, Nov. 9, 2007.

Other Achievements

Co-designing the 2005 version of the Mercury Deposition Collector, manufactured by Loda Electornics, IL, USA (Model 2005 Sanei/ Canadian version).

Installation of a state-of-the-art weather station in the Geological Survey of Canada (Calgary) as part of the proto-type atmospheric flux station.

Adaptation and Implementation of digital data logger system in the atmospheric deposition collector system capable of recording the precipitation events.

Launching an intranet web site, reporting a comprehensive weather report for the proto-type atmospheric flux station located at the Geological Survey of Canada (Calgary). (The website can be accessed nation wide through the NRCan intranet: http://132.156.107.201/weather/ ).

Community Contributions

Representing the Geological Survey of Canada in the Parkland Airshed Manament Zone (PAMZ), which is the coalition of various provincial government organizations, Environment Canada, Manucipalities, Industry, NGOs, and local citizens and address the environmental issue related to energy development in south-central Alberta.

Participation on behalf of the Natural Resources Canada/Earth Science Sector in the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (AEUB) Environmental Hearing (Oct. 29th, 2001, Stony Plain, Alberta) as the expert witnesses to review an application made by Trans Alta Utilities Corp for construction of a new coal generated power plant in the Wabamun area of Alberta.

Publications

Ph.D. Dissertation:

2005 - Sanei H.
Environmental geochemistry and petrology of the recent sediments from lakes in the vicinity of the coal-fired power plants in central Alberta, Canada, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (for the complete text please contact hsanei@nrcan.gc.ca).

Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) Published Bulletin:

2003 - Goodarzi F., Sanei H., and Duncan W. F.,
Deposition of trace elements in the Trail region, British Columbia; An assessment of the environmental effect of a base metal smelter on land. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin # 573. (available for purchase from: http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/bookstore/index_e.php).

Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) Open File:

2002 - Goodarzi F. and Sanei H.
The deposition of trace elements on the land/surface soil in the Wabamun Lake area, Alberta, Canada. Geological Survey of Canada, Open file # 4171. January 2002, Calgary, Canada (available for purchase from: http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/bookstore/index_e.php ).

Journal Special Volumes:

2009 - Sanei, H. (Editor),
TSOP 2007, International Journal of Coal Geology. Vol. 77, Issue 3-4, Pages: will be assigned in Jan 2009.

2006 - Gentzis T., Sanei H. (Editor),
The 13th annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 65, Issue 1-2, Pages 1-170.

Published Papers in Peer-Reviewed International Journals:

1 2013 Galloway, J.M., Sweet, A.R., Swindles, G.T., Dewing, K., Hadlari, T., Embry, A.F., Sanei, H. Middle Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous paleoclimate of Sverdrup Basin, Canadian Arctic Archipegalo inferred from the palynostratigraphy. Marine and Petroleum Geology. Article in Press

2 2013 Grasby, S.E., Beauchamp, B., Embry, A., Sanei, H. Recurrent Early Triassic ocean anoxia. Geology. 41(2), 175-178

3 2013 Brazeau, M.L., Poulain, A.J., Paterson, A.M., Keller, W., Sanei, H., Blais, J.M. Recent changes in mercury deposition and primary productivity inferred from sediments of lakes from the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada. Environmental Pollution 173 , pp. 52-60

4 2012 Deison, R., Smol, J.P., Kokelj, S.V., Pisaric, M.F.J., Kimpe, L.E., Poulain, A.J., Sanei, H., Thienpont, J.R., Blais, J.M. Spatial and temporal assessment of mercury and organic matter in thermokarst affected lakes of the Mackenzie Delta uplands, NT, Canada. Environmental Science and Technology 46 (16) , pp. 8748-8755

5 2012 Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Stern, G. Standardisation of Rock-Eval pyrolysis for the analysis of recent sediments and soils. Organic Geochemistry 46 , pp. 38-53

6 2012 Carrie, J., Stern, G.A., Sanei, H., Macdonald, R.W., Wang, F. Determination of mercury biogeochemical fluxes in the remote Mackenzie River Basin, northwest Canada, using speciation of sulfur and organic carbon. Applied Geochemistry 27 (4) , pp. 815-824

7 2012 Sanei H., Grasby S.E., Beauchamp B. Latest Permian mercury anomalies. Geology. 40, 63-66

8 2012 Sanei H., Outridge P. M., Dallimore A., Hamilton P. B. Mercury–organic matter relationships in pre-pollution sediments of thermokarst lakes from the Mackenzie River Delta, Canada: the role of depositional environment. Biogeochemistry. 107, 149-164.

9 2011 Huggins F.E., Sanei H., Synchrotron-radiation-induced oxidation of selenite to selenate in coal-derived fly ash. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. 18(3), 530-533.

10 2011 Grasby S.E., Sanei H., Beauchamp B. Catastrophic dispersion of coal fly ash into oceans during the latest Permian extinction. Nature Geoscience. 4, 104–107

11 2010 Sanei H., Outridge, P.M., Goodarzi, F., Wang, F., Armstrong, D., Warren, K., Fishback, L. Wet deposition mercury fluxes in the Canadian sub-Arctic and southern Alberta, measured using an automated precipitation collector adapted to cold regions. Atmospheric Environment, 44 (13), pp. 1672-1681.

12 2010 Outridge P.M., Sanei H.,
Does organic matter degradation affect the reconstruction of pre-industrial atmospheric mercury deposition rates from peat cores? - A test of the hypothesis using a permafrost peat deposit in northern Canada. International Journal of Coal Geology, 83 (1), pp. 73-81.

13 2010 Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Outridge P.M.
Spatial distribution of mercury and other trace elements in recent lake sediments from central Alberta, Canada: An assessment of the regional impact of coal-fired power plants. International Journal of Coal Geology, 82 (1-2), pp. 105-115.

14 2010 Sanei H., Outridge, P.M., Dallimore A., Hamilton P.B.
Mercury-organic matter relationships in pre-pollution sediments of thermokarst lakes from the Mackenzie River Delta, Canada: the role of depositional environment. Biogeochemistry (available online DOI: 10.1007/s10533-010-9543-1).

15 2009 Carrie J., Wang F., Sanei H., R. W. Macdonald, Outridge P.M., Stern G.A., Increasing Contaminant Burdens in an Arctic Fish, Burbot (Lota lota), in a Warming Climate, Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T), 44 (1), pp 316–322.

16 2009 Stern G. A., Sanei H., Roach P., DeLaronde J., and Outridge P. M. . Historical Interrelated Variations of Mercury and Aquatic Organic Matter in Lake Sediment Cores from a Subarctic Lake in Yukon, Canada: Further Evidence toward the Algal-Mercury Scavenging Hypothesis. Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T), 43 (20), pp 7684–7690.

17 2009 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Plerosphere and its role in reduction of emitted fine fly ash particles from pulverized coal-fired power plants. Fuel, 88, 382-386.

18 2009 Sanei H., Re-emergence of coal; Advances in organic petrology and geochemistry in energy, technology, and environmental science. International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 77, Issue 3-4, Page: will be assigned in Jan 2009, Editorial.

19 2009 Goodarzi F., Grieve D.A., Sanei H., Gentzis T., Goodarzi N.N., Geochemistry of coals from the Elk Valley coalfield, British Columbia, Canada. International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 77, Issue 3-4, Page: will be assigned in Jan 2009.

20 2009 Carrie J., Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Stern G., Wang F., Characterization of organic matter in surface sediments of the Mackenzie River Basin, Canada. International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 77, Issue 3-4, Page: will be assigned in Jan 2009.

21 2009 Cheung K., Sanei H., Klassen P. Mayer B., Goodarzi F., Produced fluids and shallow groundwater in coalbed methane (CBM) producing regions of Alberta, Canada: Trace element and rare earth element geochemistry. International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 77, Issue 3-4, Page: will be assigned in Jan 2009.

22 2009 Dewing K., Sanei H., Analysis of large thermal maturity datasets: examples from the Canadian Arctic Islands. International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 77, Issue 3-4, Page: will be assigned in Jan 2009.

23 2008 Goodarzi F., Huggins F.E., Sanei H., Assessment of elements, speciation of As, Cr, Ni and emitted Hg for a Canadian power plant burning bituminous coal. International Journal of Coal Geology, Volume 74, Issue 1, 3, pp1-12

24 2007 Outridge P.M., Sanei H., Stern G.A., Hamilton P.B., Goodarzi F., Evidence for control of mercury accumulation in sediments by variations of aquatic primary productivity in Canadian High Arctic lakes. Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T), Vol 41, pp 5259-5265.

25 2007 Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Hilts H., Site-specific natural background concentrations of metals in topsoil from the Trail region, British Columbia, Canada. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA), Vol 7, pp 41-48.

26 2006 Gentzis T., Sanei H., New Horizons in Coal Science, Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 65, Issue 1-2, pp 1-2. Editorial

27 2006 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Plerospheres and their role in reduction of emitted fine fly ash particles. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, Vol 25, pp 47-48.

28 2006 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Reyes J., Concentrations and distribution of elements in milled-coal, power plant ashes and stack-emitted materials in a Western Canadian coal-fired power plant. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, Vol 25, pp 47-48.

29 2006 Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Relationship between organic matter and mercury in recent lake sediments: the Physical geochemical aspects, Applied Geochemistry, Vol 21, pp 1900-1912. ♠TOP Science Direct Paper♠

30 2006 Reyes J., Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Stasiuk L.D., Duncan W., Petrographic and geochemical characteristics of organic matter associated with stream sediments in Trail area British Columbia, Canada, International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 65, Issue 1-2, pp 146-157.

31 2006 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Stasiuk L.D., Bagheri-Sadeghi H., Reyes J., A preliminary study of mineralogy and geochemistry of four coal samples from northern Iran, International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 65, Issue 1-2, pp 33-50.

32 2006 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Garrett R. G., Labonté M., Duncan W. F., A review of the moss-monitoring survey around the Trail smelter, British Columbia. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA), Vol 6, pp 249-257.

33 2005 Sanei H., Stasiuk L.D., Goodarzi F., Petrological changes occurring in organic matter from Recent lacustrine sediments during thermal alteration by Rock-Eval pyrolysis, Organic Geochemistry, Vol 36, Issue 8, pp 1190-1203. ♠TOP 25 Science Direct Paper♠

34 2002 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Garrett R. G., Duncan W. F., Accumulation of trace elements on the surface soil around the Trail smelter, British Columbia, Canada. Environmental Geology, Vol 43, Issue 1-2, pp 29-38.

35 2002 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Labonté M., Duncan W. F.,
Sources of lead and zinc associated with metal smelting activities in the Trail area, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol 4, Issue 3, pp 400-407.

36 2001 Stasiuk L.D., Sanei H., Characterization of diatom-derived lipids and chlorophyll within Holocene laminites, Saanich Inlet, British Columbia, using conventional and laser scanning fluorescence microscopy. Organic Geochemistry, Vol 32, pp 1417-1428.
37 2001 Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Duncan W. F., Monitoring the distribution and deposition of trace elements associated with a zinc-lead smelter in the Trail area, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol 3, Issue 5, pp 515-525.

38 2001 Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Van Der Flier-Keller E., Historical Variation of Elements with Respect to Different Geochemical Fractions in Recent Sediments from Pigeon Lake, Alberta, Canada. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol 3, Issue 1, pp 27-36.

39 2000 Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Snowdon L.R., Stasiuk L.., van der Flier-Keller E., Characterizing the Recent sediments from Pigeon Lake Alberta as related to anthropogenic and natural fluxes. Environmental Geosciences (AAPG), Vol 7, Issue 4, pp 177-189.

Published Papers/Extended Abstracts in Conference Proceedings:

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Telmer K., (2005): Geochemistry of the recent sediments from a lake in the vicinity of the coal-fired power plants in central Alberta, Canada. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan.

Goodarzi F., Reyes J., Sanei H., Huggins F., (2005): Assessment of elements contents of the feed coal, combination by-products, and stack emitted materials for a Canadian pulverized coal-fired power plant. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan.

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2005): Aerial deposition of particles/elements around a coal-fired power plant in western Canada as determined by moss-monitoring survey. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan.

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Telmer K., (2005): Spatial distribution of mercury & other trace elements in the recent lake sediments located in the vicinity of coal-fired power plants. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan.

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2003): Concentration and distribution of elements in milled-coal., power plant ashes and stack emitted materials in a Canadian coal fired power plants. Proceeding of 12th International Conference on Coal Sciences, 2nd-6th November 2003, Cairns, Australia. Paper 12P17, 7p.

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2003): The influence of coal-fired power plants on lake sediment in Central Alberta, Canada (work in progress). Proceeding of 12th International Conference on Coal Sciences, 2nd-6th November 2003, Cairns, Australia. Paper 8P15, 7p.

Lectures and Published Abstracts in Conference Proceedings [(P) Poster presentation; (O) Oral presentation]:

Hamed Sanei, Peter Outridge, Gary Stern, Jesse Carrie, Feiyue Wang (2012) Relationships between Mercury, Organic Matter, and Climate Change. 6th SETAC World Congress- SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting. Berlin, Germany, May 20-24, 2012.

J.N.-L. Bailey H. Sanei P.M. Outridge G.A. Stern R.W. Macdonald (2012) Evidence of Change in Modern Ice Climate Over the Last 600 Years: An Examination of NOW Polynya Sediments. IPY 2012 Conference, Montreal, Canada, April 22-27, 2012.



Sanei H., Outridge P.M., Dallimore A., Hamilton P.B., (2010) Sedimentary records of organic matter and Hg as influenced by change in depositional environment in recent sediments of thermokarst lakes from the Mackenzie River Delta, Canada. 27th Annual Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), Denver, Colorado, USA, Sep 12 - 16, 2010. Program with abstracts. (O)

Outridge P.M., Sanei H., (2010) Does Organic Matter degradation affect the reconstruction of pre-industrial atmospheric deposition rates from peat cores?. 62nd Meeting of the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP), Belgrade, Serbia, Sep 26-Oct 2, 2010. Program with abstracts. (O)

Galloway J.M., Sanei H., Patterson R.T., Babalola L.O., Mosstajiri T., Falck, H. (2010) Mapping the Geochemistry of Lake Sediments near Yellowknife, NT. 2010 Yellowknife Geoscience Forum Technical Program. Yellowknife, NWT. Nov 16-18, 2010. Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Wang F., Biester H., Huggins F., (2009) Geochemistry of Mercury and other trace elements captured by activated carbon during a full-scale combustion test by a Coal-fired power plant in Western Canada. 26th International Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), Gramado/Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sep 19-26, 2009. Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei, H., Outridge, P.M., Wang, F., Armstrong, D., Fishback, L. (2009) Monitoring of total mercury in wet deposition at Churchill, sub-Arctic Canada, 2006-08. 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts.(O)

Sanei H., Outridge P., Stern G., Wang Fei., (2009) Mercury, Organic Matter, and Climate Change; Unraveling the Dilemma of the Sedimentary Mercury Records 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts. (O)

Stern G.A., Sanei H., (2009) The interrelated variations of mercury and aquatic organic matter in a centennial-scale sedimentary record of the sub-arctic Kusawa Lake in Yukon, Canada 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts. (P)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Wang F., Stern G.A., (2009) Biogeochemical controls of mercury in the Mackenzie River Basin 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Outridge P., Wang Fei., (2009) Mercury Wet Deposition Fluxes Measured in the Canadian Sub-Arctic and Southern Alberta, Using a Novel Precipitation Collector Adapted for Cold Regions 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts. (P)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Stern G.A., Wang F. (2009) Mercury in the Mackenzie River Basin: Source, speciation and projected response to climate change. 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts. (O)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Wang F., Stern G.A. (2009) The impact of climate change on mercury in burbot from the Mackenzie River, Canada. 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts. (P)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Stern G.A., Wang F. (2009) Sedimentary mercury and its links to organic matter. 8th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guizhou Province International Conference Center, Guiyang, China, June 7-12, 2009, Program with abstracts. (O)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Macdonald R.W., Wang F., Stern G.A. (2009) The impact of coal outcrops on river systems: an organic petrographical approach. 26th International Meeting of the Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) on Advances in Organic Petrology and Organic Geochemistry, Gramado/Porto Alegre, Brazil, Sep 19-26, 2009. Program with abstracts. (O)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Stern G., Wang F., (2008) Mercury Dynamics in the Mackenzie River Basin. The 4rth ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting, Arctic Change 2008, Quebec City, December 9-12, 2008, Program with abstracts. (P)

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Goodarzi, F., Stern, G., Wang, F., (2008) Organic petrology and mercury speciation: Results from the Mackenzie River Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada. International Conference On Coal and Organic Petrology ICCP – TSOP 2008 - Oviedo, SPAIN, Sep 2008, Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Outridge P., Goodarzi F., Wang F., Fishback L., Armstrong D., (2007) Preliminary Results from a Year of Wet Deposition Sampling at Churchill, Manitoba. 15th Annual Northern Contaminants Programme Results Workshop, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, October 2-4, 2007, Program with abstracts. (P)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Armstrong D., Stern G., Wang F., (2007) Mercury and other trace elements in coal in the Mackenzie River Basin, NWT. The Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), and the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 19-25 August 2007, Program with abstracts. (O)

Cheung K., Mayer B., Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2007) Environmental impacts of trace elements in produced fluids from Natural Gas from Coal (NGC) exploration and shallow groundwater in Alberta, Canada. The Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), and the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 19-25 August 2007, Program with abstracts. (O)

Cheung K., Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Mayer B., Klassen P., (2007) A comparison of Rare Earth Elements in produced fluids from Natural Gas from Coal (NGC) exploration in Alberta, Canada. The Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), and the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 19-25 August 2007, Program with abstracts. (P)

Carrie J., Sanei H., Stern G., Wang F., (2007) Mercury and Other Trace Elements in Coal from the Mackenzie River Basin: Concentration and Speciation, 9th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements (ICOBTE), Beijing, China, 15-19 July, 2007. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Outridge P., (2007) Petrological and chemical characteristics of organic matter in recent lake sediments: the environmental implications. GAC-MAC (Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada) Joint Annual Meeting, Yellowknife, NWT, Canada, May 23-25, 2007, Program with abstracts. (P)

Cheung K., Mayer B., Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2007) Assessing the environmental impacts of natural gas from coal (NGC) exploration in Alberta: Relationship between geochemistry of coal-bearing strata, produced water and ground water. GAC-MAC (Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada) Joint Annual Meeting, Yellowknife, NWT, Canada May 23-25, 2007, Program with abstracts. (P)

Outridge P., Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Stern G., Hamilton P. (2006) The mercury thermometer: sedimentary mercury and pyrolysable organic carbon as a potential paleo-thermometer for arctic aquatic systems, The 3rd ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2006), Victoria, British Columbia, December 12 - 15, 2006, Program with abstracts. (O)

Outridge P., Sanei H., Stern G., Hamilton P., Goodarzi F. (2006) Evidence for a climate effect driving Hg increases in Arctic lake sediments. 14th Annual Results Workshop of the Northern Contaminants Program (NCP), Victoria, British Columbia, December 11-13, 2006, Program with abstracts. (O)

Outridge P., Sanei H., Goodarzi F. (2006) Climate warming driven changes in autochthonous organic matter and its role in Hg accumulation in High Arctic lake sediments over the last 1,000 years. The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 27th Annual Meeting, Montréal, Québec, November 5-9, 2006, Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2006) Relationship between organic matter and mercury in recent lake sediments, The 7th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry (ISEG), Beijing (China), September 25-30, 2006, Program with abstracts. (O)

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Reyes J., (2006) Concentration and distribution of elements in milled-coal, power plant ashes and stack-emitted materials in a Western Canadian coal-fired power plant, The 7th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry (ISEG), Beijing (China), September 25-30, 2006, Program with abstracts. (P)

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2006) Plerospheres and its role in reduction of emitted fine fly ash particles, The 7th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry (ISEG), Beijing (China), September 25-30, 2006, Program with abstracts. (P)

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Reyes J., (2006) Concentration and distribution of elements in milled-coal, power plant ashes and stack-emitted materials in a Western Canadian coal-fired power plant, The 7th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry (ISEG), Beijing (China), September 25-30, 2006, Program with abstracts. (P)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F. (2006) The relationship between organic matter and mercury in recent lake sediments, The 23rd Annual Meeting of The Society of Organic Petrology (TSOP), Beijing, China, September15 - 22, 2006, Program with abstracts. (O)

Goodarzi F., Reyes J., Sanei H., Abraham K. (2006) Variation in mercury emissions from Alberta power plants over thirty-six weeks period, The 23rd Annual Meeting of The Society of Organic Petrology (TSOP), Beijing, China, September15 - 22, 2006, Program with abstracts. (P)

Goodarzi F., Cameron A.R., Grieve D.A., Sanei H., Goodarzi, N.N. (2006) Geochemistry of coals from the Elk Valley coalfield, British Columbia, Canada, The 23rd Annual Meeting of The Society of Organic Petrology (TSOP), Beijing, China, September15 - 22, 2006, Program with abstracts. (P)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Telmer K., (2005): Antimony in recent sediments and pore water from lakes in the vicinity of coal-fired power plants in central Alberta, Canada; in the 1st International Workshop on Antimony in the Environment, Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg (Germany), May 16-19, 2005, Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2005): Aerial Deposition of Antimony and other metals in the vicinity of a zinc-lead smelter in Trail, British Columbia, Canada, 1st International Workshop on Antimony in the Environment, Institute of Environmental Geochemistry University of Heidelberg (Germany), May 16-19, 2005, Program with abstracts. (P)

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2005): Spatial distribution of antimony and other trace elements in soil in the vicinity of a coal-fired power plant in Alberta, Canada, 1st International Workshop on Antimony in the Environment, Institute of Environmental Geochemistry University of Heidelberg (Germany), May 16-19, 2005, Program with abstracts. (P)

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Reyes J., Duncan W.F., (2005): Distribution of Antimony in stream sediments in the vicinity of a zinc-lead smelter in Trail, British Columbia, Canada, 1st International Workshop on Antimony in the Environment, Institute of Environmental Geochemistry University of Heidelberg (Germany), May 16-19, 2005, Program with abstracts. (P)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Telmer K., Labonté M.., (2005): Spatial distribution of mercury and other trace elements in lake sediments during the post-coal utilization period in the Wabamun area of Alberta, Canada, GAC-MAC (Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada) Joint Annual Meeting, Halifax, Canada May 15-18, 2005, Program with abstracts. (P)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Stasiuk L.D., (2004): Step-by-step Organic Petrology of Recent Lake Sediments during Sequential Pyrolysis, in Twenty-first Annual Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), Organic Matter Down Under, Sydney, Australia, Sep., 26-Oct. 1, 2004, Program with abstracts. (P)

Bagheri-Sadeghi H., Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2003): Geochemistry of Some Northern Iranian Coals and their Environmental Implications, 39th IUPAC Congress and 86th Conference of The Canadian Society for Chemistry, August 10-15, 2003, Ottawa, Canada, Program with abstracts. (P)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Stasiuk L.D., Snowdon L.R., (2003): Relationship between distribution of trace elements and organic matter assemblages in lake sediments during early diagenesis; An Organic Petrology Perspective. 13th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), December 4-5, 2003, Alberta Geological Survey, Edmonton, Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2003): The aerial deposition of particles/elements in vicinity of a coal- fired power plant using passive moss monitoring method. 35th Air Pollution Workshop, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, April 8-10 2003, Program with abstracts. (O)

Stasiuk L.D., Sanei H., (2002): Temporal-Spatial Analyses of Recent Sediments From ODP Core, Saanich Inlet, British Columbia, Canada Using Rock-Eval Pyrolysis and Fluorescence Microscopy, TSOP 19th Annual Meeting, Joint Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Sciences and Organic Petrology (CSCOP) & The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), Banff, Alberta, Canada, August 31-September 4, 200, Program with abstracts.. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Snowdon L.R., Stasiuk L.D., Van Der Flier-Keller E., (2002): Geochemistry of the Recent Sediments from Pigeon Lake, Alberta, Canada with respect to the Past Anthropogenic and Natural Events in the Lake’s Watershed; 85th CSC Conference & Exhibition; (Ed.) G.N. Patey, M. Thachuk, R.C. Thompson, J. Trohon, and E. Varty. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; June 1-5, 2002, Program with abstracts. (O)

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Garrett R. G., Duncan W. F., (2002): Moss monitoring survey as a measure of deposition and accumulation of metals on surface soils in the vicinity of the Trail smelter, British Columbia; in: From Plains to Shield: The making of a Continent’s Interior; GAC-MAC (Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada) Joint Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; Abstract Volume 27; May 27-29, 2002, Program with abstracts. (O)

Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Garrett R. G., Duncan W. F., (2002): Deposition of Trace Elements on Surface Soil around the Trail Smelter, British Columbia: Application of the Passive Moss Monitoring Method; GSC-MITE (Geological Survey of Canada-Metal In The Environment Initiative) Final Review of Activities; Natural Resources Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; February 25th-26th, 2002, Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2002): Sources of heavy elements in recent sediments of Pigeon Lake, Alberta; assessment of the impact from coal-fired power plants versus other anthropogenic and natural sources, The 19th Annual Meeting of The Society of Organic Petrology (TSOP), Joint Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Sciences and Organic Petrology (CSCOP) & The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), Banff, Alberta, Canada, August 31-September 4, 2002, Program with abstracts. (P)

Sanei H., (2001): Deposition of trace elements in vicinity of a base metal smelter in Trail, British Columbia, Canada. The 11th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), June 15th, 2001, Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary, Program with abstracts. (O)

Stasiuk L.D., Sanei H., (2001): Characterization of diatom-derived lipids and chlorophyll within Holocene laminites, Saanich Inlet, British Columbia, using conventional and laser scanning fluorescence microscopy. Abstract in The 53rd meeting of the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology. August 12-19, 2001, Copenhagen, Denmark, The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland. Page (133) , Program with abstracts. (O)

Stasiuk L.D., Sanei H., (2000): Intercellular preservation of diatom-derived oil globules associated with chlorophylla-derived alteration products within recent laminated sediments, Sannich Inlet, British Columbia, Canada. In 17th Annual Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology. Bloomington, Indiana, USA. September 17-20, 2000, Page (82-86) , Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2000): Characterizing the Recent sediments from Pigeon Lake Alberta as related to anthropogenic and natural fluxes. In 10th Annual Meeting of Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP), Edmonton, Alberta, Program with abstracts. (O)

Stasiuk L. D., Sanei H., (2000): Diatom oils and chlorophyllinite. In the 10th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP). Geological Survey of Canada (GSC), Calgary, May 2000, Program with abstracts. (O)

Sanei H., Goodarzi F., L.R. Snowdon, and E. Van Der Flier-Keller, (2000): Characterizing the Recent sediments from Pigeon Lake Alberta as related to anthropogenic and natural fluxes. Abstracts in the 4th International Symposium on Speciation of Elements in Biological, Environmental, and Toxicological Sciences. Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Page (2.6) , Program with abstracts. (P)

Sanei H., (1999): Preliminary study on geochemistry of recent sediments from Pigeon Lake, Alberta as related to the anthropogenic and natural fluxes: Hamed Sanei, In the 9th Annual Meeting of Canadian Society for Coal Science and Organic Petrology (CSCOP). June 21-22, 1999, The Western Research Centre, National Centre for Upgrading Technology in Devon (NCUT), Alberta, Canada, Program with abstracts. (P)

Geological Survey of Canada Internal Reports (to industry):


- Sanei, H., Ali, A., Armstrong, D.,, Warren, K., Jenkins, H., Sauvé, R., Outridge, P., Goodarzi, P., Wang, F., Fishback, L. (2008): Mercury Atmospheric Deposition Flux in Alberta and Churchill Manitoba, GSC Report Submitted to Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ, Alberta).

- Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Outridge P., Warren K., (2007): Mercury Deposition in Crossfield, Alberta. GSC Report submitted to Parkland Airshed Management Zone (PAMZ, Alberta).

- Sanei H., (2005): Wet Deposition of Mercury and other Trace Elements in the vicinity of the Genesee Coal-Fired Power Plant, prepared for AXYS Environmental, H-S Consulting.

- Sanei H., (2005): Geochemical characteristic of a sediment sample from the Wabamun Lake’s littoral zone, prepared for Golder Associates, H-S Consulting.

- Goodarzi F. and Sanei H., (2003): Deposition of Elements In Vicinity of the H.R. Milner Generating Station, Grand Cache, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

- Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2003): Aerial Deposition of Elements Around the Battle River Coal-Fired Power Plant, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

- Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2003): Aerial Deposition of Elements Around the Sheerness Coal-Fired Generating Station, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

- Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2003): Aerial Deposition of Elements around the Battle River Coal-Fired Power Plant, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

- Goodarzi F., Reyes J., Sanei H., (2002): Background Concentrations of Elements in Stream Sediments in Trail, BC and the Surrounding Area; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

- Goodarzi F., Sanei H., P. Klassen, (2001): Preliminary Assessment of Background Concentrations of Elements in Soil from the Trail Area; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

JESSE Papers

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Stern, G. 2012. Standardisation of Rock-Eval Analyses: Chemical and biological standards. Organic Geochemistry 46: 38-53.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Wang, F., Stern, G. 2012. Determination of mercury biogeochemical fluxes in the remote Mackenzie River Basin, northwest Canada, using speciation of sulfur and organic carbon. Applied Geochemistry 27(4): 815-824.

Outridge, P.M., Sanei, H., Stern, G.A., Goodsite, M., Hamilton, P., Carrie, J., Goodarzi, F., Macdonald, R.W. 2011. Comment on Climate Change and Mercury Accumulation in Canadian High and Subarctic Lakes. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 6703-6704.

Carrie, J, Goodarzi, F, Sanei, H. 2010. Spontaneous combustion of Canadian coals. In: Atlas of Coal Fires, Stracher, G.B. (ed.), Elsevier, 16p., In press (currently as online resource).

Carrie, J., Wang, F., Sanei, H., Macdonald, R.W., Outridge, P.M., Stern, G.A. 2010. Increasing contaminant burdens in an Arctic fish, burbot (Lota lota), in a warming climate. Environmental Science & Technology 44(1): 316-322.

Jesse Carrie, Hamed Sanei, Fariborz Goodarzi, Gary Stern, Feiyue Wang. 2009. Characterization of organic matter in surface sediments of the Mackenzie River Basin, Canada. International Journal of Coal Geology 77(3-4): 416-423

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Outridge, P.M., Stern, G. 2012. Organic matter sources and cycling in soils, sediment, peats and coal: A comparative review using Rock-Eval analyses. ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, December 2012.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Stern, G. 2012. Standardisation of Rock-Eval pyrolysis for the analysis of recent sediments and soils. Oral presentation at the Joint ICCP-TSOP conference, Beijing, China, September 2012.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Stern, G. 2011. “Teaching an old dog new tricks: Standardisation of Rock-Eval Analyses for Recent sediments.” Oral presentation at the TSOP conference, Halifax, August 2011.

Carrie, J., Stern, G., Sanei, H., Outridge, P.M. 2011. “Preliminary evidence for mercury bound to organic matter in sediment.” Poster presentation at the 10th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Halifax, July 2011.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Stern, G., and F. Wang. 2009. “Mercury in the Mackenzie River Basin: Source, speciation and projected response to climate change”. Oral presentation at the 9th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, Guiyang, China, June 2009.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Stern, G., and F. Wang. 2008. “Mercury and organic matter speciation in the Mackenzie River Basin”. Poster presentation at the Arctic Change conference, Québec City, December 2008.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Goodarzi, F., Stern, G., and F. Wang. 2008. “Organic petrology and mercury speciation: results from the Mackenzie River Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada”. Oral presentation at the Joint ICCP-TSOP, Oviedo, Spain, September 2008.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Stern, G., and F. Wang. 2008. “Potential impacts of the Mackenzie Gas Pipeline on mercury levels in the Mackenzie River Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada”. Poster presentation at the Arctic Frontiers conference, Tromsø, Norway, January 2008.

Carrie, J., Sanei, H., Goodarzi, F., Stern, G., and F. Wang. 2007. “Mercury and organic petrology in the Mackenzie River Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada”. Oral presentation at the Joint ICCP-TSOP-CSCOP, Victoria, Canada, August 2007.