Publications

2023

1) C. Clason, (E. Łokas) et al.,
Contribution of glaciers to water, energy and food security in mountain regions: current perspectives and future priorities,
Ann. Glaciol., 63 (2023) 73-78, doi: 10.1017/aog.2023.14,

2) C. Clason, (E. Łokas) et al.,
Global variability and controls on the accumulation of fallout radionuclides in cryoconite,
Sci. Total Environ., 894 (2023) 164902, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.164902,

3) B. Fiałkiewicz-Kozieł, (E. Łokas, K. Kołtonik) et al.,
The Śnieżka peatland as a candidate Global boundary Stratotype Section and Point for the Anthropocene series,
Anthr. Rev., 10 (2023) 288-315, doi: 10.1177/20530196221136425,

4) M. Gałka, A.-C. Diaconu, A. Cwanek, L. Hedenäs, K.-H. Knorr, P. Kołaczek, E. Łokas, M. Obremska, G.T. Swindles, A. Feurdean,
Climate-induced hydrological fluctuations shape Arctic Alaskan peatland plant communities,
Sci. Total Environ., 905 (2023) 167381, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.167381,

5) M. Sobczyk, A. Cwanek, E. Łokas, C. Nguyen Dinh, M. Marzec, P. Wróbel, T. Bajda,
Elucidating uranium interactions with synthetic Na–P1 zeolite/Ca2+-substituted alginate composite granules through batch and spectroscopic studies: Emphasizing the significance of ion exchange and complexation,
Environ. Pollut., (2023) in print, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.123184,

6) E. Nalichowska, J.W. Mietelski, R. Kierepko, Z. Ustrnul, K. Gorzkiewicz, K. Brudecki, A. Kowalska,
Plutonium isotopes in the ground air layer in southern Poland (2010–2016): Source terms, seasonal variability and correlations with meteorological conditions,
J. Environ. Radioactiv., 264 (2023) 107204, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2023.107204,

7) A. Pociecha, (D. Sala) et al.,
Appearance of the rotifer community as a potential indicator of stable paleohydrological conditions in peatlands since the Late Glacial: a case study of three wetlands in Poland,
Hydrobiologia, (2023), doi: 10.1007/s10750-023-05339-8,

2022

1) K. Brudecki, E. Borkowska, K. Gorzkiewicz, M. Kostkiewicz, R. Misiak, T. Mróz, E. Nalichowska,
Reduction in radioactive internal contamination by 99mTc among medical personnel in nuclear medicine facilities with the use of respiratory tract protection measures,
J. Radioanal. Nucl. Ch., 331 (2022) 5061-5065, doi: 10.1007/s10967-022-08639-w,

2) A. Cwanek, E. Łokas
Deposition chronologies in a peat bog from Spitsbergen (High Arctic) using the 210Pb dating method,
Pol. Polar. Res., 43 (2022) 291-310, doi: 10.24425/ppr.2022.143310,

3) B. Fiałkiewicz-Kozieł, (E. Łokas, K. Kołtonik) et al.,
The Śnieżka peatland as a candidate for the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point for the Anthropocene series,
Anthr. Rev., (2022) in print, doi: 10.1177/20530196221136425,

4) I. Fracasso, (E. Łokas, M. Miecznik) et al.,
Climate and human impacts inferred from a 1500-year multi-proxy record of an alpine peatland in the South-Eastern Alps,
Ecol. Indic., 145 (2022) 109737, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2022.109737,

5) E. Łokas, P. Wachniew, G. Baccolo, Pa. Gaca, K. Janko, A. Milton, J. Buda, K. Komędera, K. Zawierucha,
Unveiling the extreme environmental radioactivity of cryoconite from a Norwegian glacier,
Sci. Total Environ., 814 (2022) 152656, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.152656,

6) J.W. Mietelski, T. Mróz, K. Brudecki, P. Janowski, B. Dziedzic,
On a risk of inhalation exposure during visits in Chernobyl exclusion zone,
J. Environ. Radioactiv., 251-252 (2022) 106972, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2022.106972,

7) J. Miszczyk, A. Gałaś, A. Panek, A. Kowalska, M. Kostkiewicz, E. Borkowska, K. Brudecki,
Genotoxicity Associated with 131I and 99mTc Exposure in Nuclear Medicine Staff: A Physical and Biological Monitoring Study,
Cells, 11 (2022) 1655, doi: 10.3390/cells11101655,

8) A. Pisarzowska, M. Paszkowski, K. Kołtonik, B. Budzyń, M. Szczerba, M. Rakociński, J. Slama, A. Zagórska, A. Łaptaś,
Geotectonic settings of Variscan explosive volcanism in the light of Famennian tuffites provenance from southern Poland,
Earth Sci. Rev., 234 (2022) 104218, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2022.104218,

9) G. Racki, S. Mazur, K. Narkiewicz, A. Pisarzowska, W. Bardziński, K. Kołtonik, D. Szymanowski, P. Filipiak, B. Kremer,
A waning Saxothuringian Ocean evidenced in the Famennian tephra-bearing siliceous succession of the Bardo Unit (Central Sudetes, SW Poland),
Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 134 (2022) 2373-2398, doi: 10.1130/B35971.1,

10) P. Rozwalak, (E. Łokas) et al.,
Cryoconite – From minerals and organic matter to bioengineered sediments on glacier′s surfaces,
Sci. Total Environ., 807 (2022) 150874, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150874,

2021

1) K. Zawierucha, (E. Łokas) et al.,
A hole in the nematosphere: tardigrades and rotifers dominate the cryoconite hole environment, whereas nematodes are missing,
J. Zool., 313 (2021) 18-36, doi: 10.1111/jzo.12832,

2) A. Cwanek, E. Łokas, C.N. Dinh, P. Zagórski, S.M. Singh, Ka. Szufa, E. Tomankiewicz,
90Sr level and behaviour in the terrestrial environment of Spitsbergen,
J. Radioanal. Nucl. Ch., 327 (2021) 485-494, doi: 10.1007/s10967-020-07492-z,

3) D. Łuców, M. Lamentowicz, M. Obremska, M. Arkhipova, P. Kittel, E. Łokas, A. Mazurkevich, T. Mróz, R. Tjallingii, M. Słowiński,
Disturbance and resilience of a Sphagnum peatland in western Russia (Western Dvina Lakeland) during the last 300 years: a multiproxy, high-resolution study,
Holocene, 30 (2020) 1552-1566, doi: 10.1177/0959683620941064,

4) A. Cwanek, M. Eriksson, E. Holm,
The study of Canadian Arctic freshwater system toward radioactive contamination – status in 1999,
J. Environ. Radioactiv., 226 (2021) 106454, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2020.106454,

5) A. Jany, (K. Brudecki) et al.,
Fabrication, characterization and analysis of a prototype high purity germanium detector for 76Ge-based neutrinoless double beta decay experiments,
Eur. Phys. J. C, 81 (2021) 38, doi: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-08781-3,

2020

1) P. Wachniew, E. Łokas, K. Zawierucha
Sekretne życie lodowców,
Monografia Wydawnictwa AGH, seria “Nauka dla Ciekawych”, tom 13 (2020) 1-70, ISBN: 978-83-66364-23-3
 https://www.wydawnictwoagh.pl/SEKRETNE-ZYCIE-LODOWCOW;s,karta,id,1396

2) D. Łuców, M. Lamentowicz, M. Obremska, M. Arkhipova, P. Kittel, E. Łokas, A. Mazurkevich, T. Mróz, R. Tjallingii, M. Słowiński,
Disturbance and resilience of a Sphagnum peatland in western Russia (Western Dvina Lakeland) during the last 300 years: a multiproxy, high-resolution study,
Holocene, 30 (2020) 1552-1566, doi: 10.1177/0959683620941064,

3) B. Fiałkiewicz-Kozieł, E. Łokas, M. Gałka, P. Kołaczek, F. De Vleeschouwer, G. Le Roux, B. Smieja-Król,
Influence of transboundary transport of trace elements on mountain peat geochemistry (Sudetes, Central Europe),
Quaternary Science Reviews, 230 (2020) 106162, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106162,

4) A. Cwanek, J.W. Mietelski, E. Łokas, M.A. Olech, R. Anczkiewicz, R. Misiak,
The radioactive contamination study in south-western Greenland tundra in 2012–2013,
J. Environ. Radioactiv., 212 (2020) 106125, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2019.106125,

5) A. Cwanek, J.W. Mietelski, E. Łokas, M.A. Olech, R. Anczkiewicz, R. Misiak,
Sources and variation of isotopic ratio of airborne radionuclides in Western Arctic lichens and mosses,
Chemosphere, 239 (2020) 124783, doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.124783,

6) J. Buda, (E. Łokas) et al.,
Biotope and biocenosis of cryoconite hole ecosystems on Ecology Glacier in the maritime Antarctic,
Sci. Total Environ., 724 (2020) 138112, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138112,

7) G. Baccolo, (E. Łokas) et al.,
Cryoconite: an efficient accumulator of radioactive fallout in glacial environment,
Cryosphere, 14 (2020) 657–672, doi: 10.5194/tc-14-657-2020,

8) G. Baccolo, (E. Łokas) et al.,
Artificial and natural radionuclides in cryoconite as tracers of supraglacial dynamics: Insights from the Morteratsch glacier (Swiss Alps),
Catena, 191 (2020) 104577, doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2020.104577,

9) K. Brudecki, A. Kluczewska-Gałka, Pa. Zagrodzki, B. Jarząb, K. Gorzkiewicz, T. Mróz,
131I thyroid activity and committed dose assessment among family members of patients treated with radioactive iodine,
Radiat. Environ. Biophys., (2020) in print, doi: 10.1007/s00411-020-00860-z,

10) M. Miecznik, J.W. Mietelski, A. Wójcik-Gargula, K. Brudecki, J. Dankowski,
Search for tritium in air in a room equipped with 14 MeV neutron generator with tritiated targets,
J. Environ. Radioactiv., 217 (2020) 106218, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2020.106218,

11) K.M. Szufa, J.W. Mietelski, M.A. Olech, A. Kowalska, K. Brudecki,
Anthropogenic radionuclides in Antarctic biota – dosimetrical considerations,
J. Environ. Radioactiv., 213 (2020) 106140, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2019.106140,

2019

1) M. Lamentowicz, P. Kołaczek, D. Mauquoy, P. Kittel, E. Łokas, M. Słowiński, V.E.J. Jassey, K. Niedziółka, K. Kajukało-Drygalska, K. Marcisz,
Always on the tipping point – A search for signals of past societies and related peatland ecosystem critical transitions during the last 6500 years in N Poland,
Quaternary Science Reviews, 225 (2019) 105954, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.105954,

2) E. Łokas, A. Zaborska, I. Sobota, Pa. Gaca, J.A. Milton, P. Kocurek, A. Cwanek,
Airborne radionuclides and heavy metals in high Arctic terrestrial environment as the indicators of sources and transfers of contamination,
Cryosphere, 13 (2019) 2075–2086, doi: 10.5194/tc-13-2075-2019,

3) K. Brudecki, E. Borkowska, K. Gorzkiewicz, M. Kostkiewicz, T. Mróz,
99mTc activity concentrations in room air and resulting internal contamination of medical personnel during ventilation–perfusion lung scans,
Radiat. Environ. Biophys., 58 (2019) 469-475, doi: 10.1007/s00411-019-00793-2,

4) O. Monteiro Gil, (K. Brudecki) et al.,
A survey on emergency thyroid monitoring strategies and capacities in Europe and comparison with international recommendations,
Radiat. Meas., 128 (2019) 106086, doi: 10.1016/j.radmeas.2019.03.004,
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5) K. Gorzkiewicz, J.W. Mietelski, R. Kierepko, K. Brudecki,
Low-background, digital gamma-ray spectrometer with BEGe detector and active shield: commissioning, optimisation and software development,
J. Radioanal. Nucl. Ch., (2019) in print, doi: 10.1007/s10967-019-06853-7,

6) J. Miszczyk, Ka. Rawojć, A. Panek, A. Gałaś, A. Kowalska, A. Szczodry, K. Brudecki,
Assessment of the nuclear medicine personnel occupational exposure to radioiodine,
Eur. J. Radiol., 121 (2019) 108712, doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2019.108712,

2018

1) K. Zawierucha, J. Buda, M. Pietryka, D. Richter, E. Łokas, S. Lehmann-Konera, N. Makowska, M. Bogdziewicz,
Snapshot of micro-animals and associated biotic and abiotic environmental variables on the edge of the south-west Greenland ice sheet,
Limnology, 19 (2018) 141–150, doi: 10.1007/s10201-017-0528-9,

2) M. Miecznik, J.W. Mietelski, E. Łokas, K. Kleszcz,
Modeling of the Cs137 and Sr90 contamination transportation process performed for the vicinity of National Radioactive Wastes Disposal in Różan (NE Poland),
Comput. Sci. Math. Mod., 7 (2018) 19-30, doi: 10.5604/01.3001.0012.2002,

3) M. Miecznik, J.W. Mietelski, E. Łokas, A. Budziak,
Study on the sorption process on geological materials of long-lived radioactive isotopes 90Sr and 137Cs in model systems with the use of short-lived isotopes of 85Sr, 134Cs,
J. Radioanal. Nucl. Ch., 316 (2018) 81-93, doi: 10.1007/s10967-018-5742-3,

4) E. Łokas, K. Zawierucha, A. Cwanek, K. Szufa, Pa. Gaca, J.W. Mietelski, E. Tomankiewicz,
The sources of high airborne radioactivity in cryoconite holes from the Caucasus (Georgia),
Scien. Reports, 8 (2018) 10802, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29076-4,

5) S. Kasar, S. Sahoo, N. Kavasi, H. Arae, T. Aono, S. Tokonami, J. Mietelski, E. Łokas,
Search for Fukushima NPP accident traces in soil samples based on 239+240Pu analysis,
Abstr. in Proc. of the VI. Terrestrial Radioisotopes in Environment – International Conference on Environmental Protection, 22-25 May, 2018, Veszprém, Hungary, edited by: T. Kovács, E. Tóth-Bodrogi, G. Bátor, 2018, p. 74, doi: 10.18428/TREICEP-2018,

6) T. Mróz, K. Szufa, M.V. Frontasyeva, V. Tselmovich, T. Ostrovnaya, A. Kornaś, M.A. Olech, J.W. Mietelski, K. Brudecki,
Determination of element composition and extraterrestrial material occurrence in moss and lichen samples from King George Island (Antarctica) using reactor neutron activation analysis and SEM microscopy,
Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 25 (2018) 436-446, doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-0431-2,

7) T. Mróz, K. Brudecki, J.W. Mietelski, M. Bartyzel, R. Misiak, A. Kornas,
Medical activated charcoal tablets as a cheap tool for passive monitoring of gaseous 131I activity in air of nuclear medicine departments,
J. Radioanal. Nucl. Ch., 318 (2018) 723-726, doi: 10.1007/s10967-018-6107-7,

8) K. Brudecki, A. Szczodry, T. Mróz, A. Kowalska, J.W. Mietelski,
Measurement of 131I activity in air indoor Polish nuclear medical hospital as a tool for an internal dose assessment,
Radiat. Environ. Biophys., 57 (2018) 77-82, doi: 10.1007/s00411-017-0724-3,

9) K. Brudecki, A. Kluczewska-Gałka, T. Mróz, B. Jarząb, P. Zagrodzki, Pa. Janowski,
131I Internal Contamination and Committed Dose Assessment Among Nuclear Medicine Medical Personnel,
Radiat. Prot. Dosim., 179 (2018) 275-281, doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncx274,