• Biomonitoring of Benzene and Effect of Wearing Respirators during an Oil Spill Field Trial at Sea 

      Gjesteland, Ingrid; Hollund, Bjørg Eli; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Daling, Per Snorre; Bråtveit, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-10)
      Objectives The main aim of this study was to assess the biological uptake of benzene and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) for subjects exposed to fresh crude oil released at sea. Methods: The study included 22 ...
    • Determinants of airborne benzene evaporating from fresh crude oils released into seawater 

      Gjesteland, Ingrid; Hollund, Bjørg Eli; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Daling, Per Snorre; Sørheim, Kristin Rist (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03)
      Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylenes, naphthalene and n-hexane evaporating from a thin oil film was measured for 30 min in a small-scale test system at 2 and 13 °C and the impact of physicochemical properties on airborne ...
    • Oil Spill Field Trial at Sea: Measurements of Benzene Exposure 

      Gjesteland, Ingrid; Hollund, Bjørg Eli; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Daling, Per Snorre; Bråtveit, Magne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-06-08)
      Objectives: Characterize personal exposure to airborne hydrocarbons, particularly carcinogenic benzene, during spill of two different fresh crude oils at sea. Methods: The study included 22 participants taking part in an ...
    • Oil spill into seawater. Evaporation and human exposure to benzene 

      Gjesteland, Ingrid (Doctoral thesis, 2019-03-20)
      Background: The Norwegian oil spill preparedness focuses on developing response methods that limits the health risk of personnel performing response operations during oil spills at sea. Two types of crude oil, condensates ...