Terry Wade

Terry Wade

Past GERG Deputy Director and Past Interim Director

Research Scientist (Retired)

Environmental Sciences Team Lead


  (979) 862-2325



Google Scholar: H score = 59

Citations = 11,125

i10 = 156


Selected Publications

Publications since 2013

  1. Barakat, A.O., Mostafa, A., El Sayed, N.B, Wade T.L. and Sweet S.T. 2013 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Surface Sediments of Lake Manzala, Egypt. Soil and Sediment Contamination 22: 315-331.
  2. Barakat, A.O., Mostafa, A., Wade T.L. Sweet S.T. and El Sayed, N.B 2013 Distribution and Ecological Risk of Organochlorine Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Sediments from the Mediterranean Coastal Environment of Egypt Chemosphere 93: 545-554.
  3. Pendergraft, M.A., Zeynep, D., Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L. and Rosenheim, B.E. Linking 2013. Ramped-Pyrolysis Isotope Data to Oil Content through PAH Analysis. Environmental Research Letters 8. 1-10 (on line at stacks.iop.org/ERL/8/044038)
  4. Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Sericano, J.L., DeFreitas, D.A. and Lauenstein, G.G. 2014 Polychlorinated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans in Bivalve Samples from the NOAA National Status and Trends Project. Marine Pollution Bulletin 81 317-324.
  5. Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L., Sweet, S.T. and Ramirez, J. 2014 Temporal Trends and Spatial Distribution of DDT in Bivalves from the Coastal Marine Environments of the Continental United States, 1986-2009 Marine Pollution Bulletin 81 303-316.
  6. Soliman, Y.S., Al Ansari and Wade T.L. 2014 Sources, Composition and Levels of PAHs in Coastal Sediments of the EEZ of Qatar, Arabian Gulf. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 85 542-548.
  7. Klein, A.G., Sweet S.T., Kennicutt II, M.C., Wade T.L, Palmer T.A. and Montagna P. 2014 Chapter 9: Long Term Monitoring of Human Impacts to the Terrestrial Environment at McMurdo Station, In: Antarctic Futures Springer (T.Tin, D. Liggett, P. Maher and M. Lamers, editors) ISBN 978-007-6581-8, pp 213-227 Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht.
  8. Joye, S.B., Montoya J.P., Murawski, S.A., Ozgokmen, T.M., Wade T.L., Montuoro, R. Roberts, B.J., Hollander, D.J., Jeffrey, W.H., Chanton, J.P. and Wilson C.A. 2014 A Rapid Response Study of the Hercules Gas Well Blowout. EOS. 95. 341-342.
  9. Cooksey, C., Hyland J., Fulton, M.H., Balthis, L., Wirth, E. and Wade T. 2014. Ecological Conditions of Coastal Ocean Waters along the U.S. Continental Shelf of Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: 2010. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 188, NOAA National Ocean Service, Charleston SC 29412-9110. 68 pp.
  10. Elkady, A.A., Wade, T.L., Klein, A.G. and Sweet, S.T. 2015 Distribution and assessment of heavy metals in the aquatic environment of Lake Manzala, Egypt. Ecological Indicators 58. 445-457
  11. Yoo, H.S., Cichocki,, J.A., Kim, S., Venkatratnam, A., Iwata, Y., Kosyk, O., Bodnar, W., Sweet, S., Knap, A., Wade, T., Campbell J., Clewell, H.J., Melnyk, S.B., Chiu, W.A. and Rusyn, I. 2015 The Contribution of peroxisome proliferation-activation receptor alpha to the relationship between toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of trichloroethylene. Toxicological Sciences. 147 339-349.
  12. Qu, F., Nunnally, C., Lemanski, J.R., Wade T.L., Amon, R. and Rowe G.T. 2016 Polychaete Annelid (segmented worms) Abundance and Species Composition in proximity (6 to 9 KM) of the Deep Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Oil Spill, Deep-Sea Research Part II, 129 130-136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drs.2015.04.020.
  13. Rosenheim, B.E., Pendergraft, M.A., Flowers G.C., Carney, R., Sericano, J.L., Amer, R.M., Chanton, J., Dincer, Z. and Wade, T.L. 2016. Employing Extant Stable Carbon Isotope Data in Gulf of Mexico Sedimentary Organic Matter for Oil Spill Studies. Deep Sea Research II. 129 249-258. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.03.020.
  14. Wade, T.L., Sericano J.L., Sweet, S.T., Knap A.H. and Guinasso N.L., Jr. 2016 Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Water Column Total Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons(PAH) and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) from the Deepwater Horizon (Macondo) Incident. Marine Pollution Bulletin 103. 286-293.
  15. Kirman, Z.D., Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L., Bianchi, T.S., Marcantonio, F. and Kolker, A.S. 2016. Composition and Depth Distribution of Hydrocarbons in Barataria Bay Marsh Sediments after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Environmental Pollution 214. 101-113
  16. Farrington, J.W., Tripp, B.W., Tanabe, S., Subramanian, A., Sericano, J.L., Wade T.L. and Knap, A.H. 2016. Edward D. Goldberg’s Proposal of “Mussel Watch”: Reflections after 40 Years. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 110. 501-510.
  17. Hwang, H-M, Fiala, M., Park, D. and Wade, T.L. 2016 Review of Pollutants in Urban Road Dust and storm water runoff: Part 1. Heavy Metals Released From Vehicles, International Journal of Urban Science (Taylor and Frances) http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2016.1193041
  18. Overton, E.B., Wade T.L., Radovis, J.R., Meyer, B.M., Miles, M.S., Later, S.R. 2016. Chemical Composition of Macando and other Crude Oils and Compositional Alterations during Oil Spills. Oceanography. 29(3):50-63 http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.62
  19. Quigg, A.; Passow, U.; Chin, W.; Bretherton, L.; Kamalanathan, M.; Xu, C.; Schwehr, K.; Zhang, S.; Sun, L.; Wade, T.; Finkel, Z.; Doyle, Sl.; Sylvan, J.; Williams, Al.; Obeid, W.; Hatcher, P.; Knap, A, and Santschi, P. 2016. Chemical and Microbial Controls on Aggregation and Degradation of Oil and Dispersants by Microbial Exopolymers. Limnology and Oceanography Letters 3-26 doi:10.7266/N7X
  20. Elkady, A.A., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T and Sericano, J.L. 2017. Distribution and Residue Profile of Organochlorine Pesticides and Poly Chlorinated Biphenyls in Sediment and Fish of Lake Manzala, Egypt. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24. 10301-10312. DOI10.1007/s11356-017-8714-1
  21. Cichocki, J.A., Furuya, S., Venkatratnam, A., McDonald, T.J., Knap, A.H., Wade, T.L., Sweet, S.T., Chiu, W.A., Threadgill, D.W., Rusyn, I. 2017 Characterization of variability in toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of tetrachloroethylene using the Collaborative Cross mouse population. Environmental Health Perspectives. 125 057006-1-057006-12. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP788.
  22. Al-Ansari, E.S.; Abdel-Moati, M.A..; Yigiterhan, O.; Al-Maslamani, I.A.; Soliman E., Y.; Rowe, G.T.; Wade, T.L.; Al-Shaikh, I.M.; Helmi, A.; Kuklyte, L.; Chatting, M.E.; Al-Yafei, M.A. 2017. Mercury Accumulation in Lethrinus Nebulosus from the Marine Waters of the Arabian Gulf. Marine Pollution Bulletin 121 143-153.
  23. Li, X., Zhang, , Wade, T.L., Knap, A.H. Zhang C.L. 2017 Sources and compositional distribution of organic carbon in surface sediments from the lower Pearl River to the coastal South China Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 122 2104-2117. doi:10.1002/2017JG003981 
  24. Wade, T.L., Morales-McDevitt, M.E., Bera, G., Shi, D., Sweet, S.T., Wang, B., Gold-Bouchot, G., Quigg., A. and Knap A.H. 2017 A method for the production of large volumes of WAF and CEWAF for dosing mesocosms to understand marine oil snow formation. Heliyon 3e00419 doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2017.
  25. Horney, J. A., Casillas, G., Backer, E., Stone, K.W., Kirsch, K.R., Carmargo, K., Wade T.L. and McDonald T.J. 2018 Comparing Residential Contamination in a Houston Environmental Justice Neighborhood before and after Hurricane Harvey PLOS ONE 13(2): http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192660.
  26. Chapman, P., Wade T.L. and Knap, A. 2018 Environmental Effects and Management of Oil Spills on Marine Ecosystems. Ed. Islam and Jorgensen Chapter 5: Environmental Management of Marine Ecosystems CRC press p 119 to 141.
  27. Doyle, S.M., Whitaker E.A., De Pascuale Wade T.L., Knap A.H., Santschi P.H., Quigg A. and Sylvan J.B.. 2018 Rapid Formation of Microbe-oil Aggregates and Changes in Community Composition in Coastal Surface Water Following Exposure to Oil and the Dispersant Corexit. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9 1 -16. DOI: 10.3389/fmich.2018.00689
  28. Elkady, A.A., Wade, T.L., and Sweet, S.T. 2018 Assessment and Ecological Indicators of Total and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Aquatic Environment of Lake Manzala, Egypt. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 1-12 DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2018.1455376.
  29. Palmer, T.A., Klein, A.G., Sweet S.T., Montagna, P.A., Sericano, J.L., Hyde, L.J., Wade T. L., Kennicutt M.C. II, Pollac, B. 2021. Long-term changes in contamination and macrobenthic communities adjacent to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Science of the Total Environment. 764. 1-14.  http://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142798
  30. Camargo, K., José L. Sericano, L., Bhandari , S. McDonald1, T.J., Chiu, W.A., Wade, T.L., Dellapenna, T.M., Yina Liu, Y., and  Knap, A.H. 2021.  Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Galveston Bay and the Houston Ship Channel: Post-Hurricane Harvey Baseline Comparison to Historical Data. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 162.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111872.
  31. Wang, M., Bera, G., Mitra K., Wade, T.L., Knap, K.H. and Phillips, T.D. 2021. Tight Sorption of Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury and Lead by Medical Grade Activated Carbon and Acid-Processed Montmorillonite Clay. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 1-13. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10973-z.
  32. Kotze, Z.; Delclos, P.J.; Knap, A.H.; Wade, T.L.; Tomberlin, J.K. 2021 Volatile organic compounds in variably aged carrion impacted by the presence of the primary colonizer, Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae). International Journal of Legal Medicine. 1-11. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-020-02478-8
  33. Sansom, G.T., Kirsch, K.R., Casillas, G.C., Camargo, K., Wade T.L., Knap A.H., Baker E.S. and Horney, J.A. 2021. Spatial Distribution of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contaminants after Hurricane Harvey in a Houston Neighborhood. Journal of Health and Pollution. Vol 11 29. 1-11. https://meridian.allenpress.com/jhp/issue/11/29
  34. Aly, N.A., Casillas, G., Luo, Y-S., McDonald, T.J., Wade, T.L., Zhu, R., Newman, G., Lloyd, D., Wright, F.A., Chiu, W.A., Rusyn I. 2021 Environmental impacts of Hurricane Florence flooding in eastern North Carolina: temporal analysis of contaminant distribution and potential human health risks. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology. Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41307-021-00325-5
  35. Quigg, A., Xu, C., Chin, W.-C., Kamalanathan, M., Sylvan, J.B., Finkel, Z.V., Irwin, A.J., Ziervogel, K., Wade, T.L., Knap, A.H., Hatcher, P.G., and Santschi, P.H. 2021. Marine snow formation and fluxes after crude oil spills: Review of findings from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill study. Proceedings of the International Oil Spill Conference May 2021. 22 pg. https://doi.org/10.7901/2169-3358-2021.1.689531
  36. Palmer A., A.G., Stephen T. Sweet S.T., Montagna P.A., Larry J. Hyde L.J., Wade T.L. and Pollack J.B. 2021. Anthropogenic Effects on the Marine Environment Adjacent to Palmer Station, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 1-18. Doi:10.1017/S0954102021000535
  37. Camargo, K., Vogenbein, M.A., Horney, J.A., Dellapenna, T.M., Knap, A.H., Sericano, J.L., Wade, T.L., McDonald, T.J., Chiu, W.A., Unger M.A. 2022. Biosensor Applications in Galveston Bay: Implications for Disaster Research. Environmental Research 204 111893 (on line) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2021.111893.
  38. Aljandal , Doyle S.M., Bera G., Terry L. Wade, Knap, A.H. and Sylvan, J.B. 2022. Mesopelagic Microbial Community Dynamics in Response to Increasing Oil and Corexit 9500 Concentrations. PLOS ONE 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0263420 
  39. Wise, S.A., Rodgers P., Reddy C.M., Nelson R.K, Kujawinski E.B., Wade T.L., Campiglia A.D. and Liu Z. 2022. Advances in Chemical Analyses of Oil Spills since the Deepwater Horizon Disaster. Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry 1-61 https://doi.org/10.1080/10408347.2022.2039093


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