Publications

2011
1. N. Yassaa, P. Ciccioli, E. Brancaleoni, F. Frattoni, B.Y. Meklati, « Ambient measurements of selected VOCs in populated and remote sites of the sahara desert », Atmospheric Research, 100, 2011, 141-146..
2. J. Williams, J. Crowley, H. Fischer, H. Harder, M. Martinez, T. Petäjä, J. Rinne, J. Bäck, M. Boy, M. Dal Maso, J. Aalto, H. Aaltonen, J. Hakala, M. Kajos, P. Keronen, P. Rantala, J. Levula, T. Pohja, H. Hakola, J. Paatero, T. Vesala, F. Herrmann, J. Auld, E. Mesarchaki, W. Song, N. Yassaa, A. Nölscher, A.M. Johnson, T. Custer, V. Sinha, J. Thieser, N. Pouvesle, D. Taraborrelli, M.J. Tang, H. Bozem, Z. Hosaynali-Beygi, R. Axinte, R. Oswald, A. Novelli, D. Kubistin, K. Hens, U. Jeved, K. Trawny, C. Breitenberger, P.J. Hidalgo, G.J. Ebben, F.M. Geiger, A. L.Corrigan, L.M. Russell, H.G. Ouwersloot, J. Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, L. Ganzeveld, A. Vogel, M. Beck, A. Bayerle, C.J. Kampf, M. Bertelmann, F. Köllner, T. Hoffmann, J. Valverde, D. Gonzàlez, M.-L. Riekkola, M. Kulmala, J. Lelieveld. “The summertime Boreal forest field measurement intensive (HUMPPA-COPEC-2010) : an overview of meteorological and chemical influences. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 11, 10599-10618, 2011.
3. J. N. Crowley, J. Thieser, M. Tang, G. Schuster, H. Bozem, Z. Hosaynali Beygi, H. Fischer, J. Diesch, F. Drewnik, S. Borrmann, W. Song, N. Yassaa, J. Williams, D. Pöhler, U. Platt, J. Lelieveld,  “Variable lifetimes and loss mechanisms for NO3 and N2O5 during the DOMINO campaign : Contrasts between marine, urban and continental air” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 11, 10853-10870, 2011.
4. D.Fouial-Djebbar ; A.Y. Badjah Hadj-Ahmed ; H. Budzinski : « Level of polychlorinated biphenyls in marine environmental of Algiers Bay, Algeria ». Analytical Letter, 44 (15), 2011, 2438-2456. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/ 10.1080/00032719.2011.551861, ISSN : 0003-2719, Taylor & Francis.
 
2010
5. N. Yassaa, T. Custer, W. Song, F. Pech, J. Kesselmeier, J. Williams, “Quantitative and enantioselective analysis of monoterpenes from plant chambers and in ambient air using SPME” , Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 3, 1615-1627, 2010.
6. R. Ladji, N. Yassaa, C. Balducci, A. Cecinato, “Organic components of Algerian desert dust”, Chemosphere 81, 925-931, 2010.
7. J. Williams, T. Custer, H. Riede, R. Sander, P. Jöckel, P. Hoor, S. Wong-Zehnpfennig, Z. Hosaynali Beygi, H. Fischer, V. Gros, A. Colomb, B. Bonsang, N. Yassaa, I. Peeken, E. Atlas, C. Waluda, J. van Aardenne, J. Lelieveld, “Ozone over the Southern Oceans is exceptionally sensitive to ship exhausts”, Environmental Chemistry, 2010, 7, 171-182.
8. B. Bonsang, V. Gros, I. Peeken, N. Yassaa, E. Zöllner, K. Bluhm, R. Sarda-Esteve, J. Williams, “ Isoprene emission from phytoplankton monocultures, relationship with chlorophyll, cell volume, and carbon content”, Environmental Chemistry, 2010, 7, 554-563.
9. D.Fouial-Djebbar ; A.Y. Badjah Hadj-Ahmed ; H. Budzinski : « Determination of organochlorine compounds in coastal marine sediments from the southern west of the Mediterranean Sea ». International Journal of Environmental Science and Technologie, Volume 7, Number 2, 2010, Pages : 271-280. http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?st10027, ISSN : 1735-1472 , IRSEN, CEERS, IAU.
 
2009
 
10. N. Yassaa, A. Wishkerman, F. Keppler, J. Williams “A method for the fast determination of methyl chloride and methyl bromide emissions from plant leaf litter, soil and salt samples using HS-SPME and GC-MS”, Environmental Chemistry 6, 311-318, 2009.
11. R. Ladji, N. Yassaa, C. Balducci, A. Cecinato and B.Y. Meklati, « Distribution of the solvent extractable organic compounds in fine (PM1) and course (PM1-10) particles in urban, industrial and forest atmospheres of Northern Algeria », Science of the Total Envrionment 408 (2009), 415-424.
12. R. Ladji, N. Yassaa, C. Balducci, A. Cecinato and B.Y. Meklati, « Annual variation of particulate organic compounds in PM10 in urban atmosphere of Algiers », Atmospheric Research 92, 2009, 258-269.
13. G. Eerdekens, N. Yassaa, V. Sinha, P. P. Aalto, H. AufmhoffVOC measurements within a boreal forest during spring 2005 : the role of monoterpenes in selected intense nucleation events (source inventory)”, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  9, 8331-8350, 2009., F.Arnold, M.Kulmala, J. Williams,
14. S.R. Arnold, D.V. Spracklen, J. Williams, N. Yassaa,  J. Sciare C., B. Bonsang, V. Gros, I. Peeken, S. Alvain, C. Moulin, “Isoprene emissions from speciated phytoplankton and impacts on marine organic carbon”, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 9, 1253-1262, 2009.
15. G. Eerdekens, L. Ganzeveld, J. Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, T. Klüpfel, V. Sinha, N. Yassaa, J. Williams, J. Lelieveld, “Flux estimates of isoprene, methanol and acetone from airborne PTR-MS measurements above the Tropical rainforest during the GABRIEL 2005 campaign”, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  9, 4207-4227, 2009.
2008
16. N. Yassaa, I. Peeken, E. Zöllner, K. Bluhm, S. Arnold, D. Spracklen, J. Williams, « Evidence for marine production of monoterpenes », Environmental Chemistry 5, 2008, 391-401.
17. A. Colomb, N. Yassaa, K. Lochte, I. Peeken, J. Williams, « Screening volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emissions from five phytoplankton species by headspace gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (HS-GC/MS) », Journal of Environmental Monitoring 10, 2008, 325-330. Highlighted by Chemical Science 2008, N°3 « something fishy in the air » and in Chemistry World, 14 February 2008.
18. M. Vogt, S. Turner, N. Yassaa, M. Steinke, J. Williams, P. Liss, « Laboratory inter-comparison of dissolved dimethyl sulphide (DMS) measurements using purge-and-trap and solid-phase microextraction techniques during a mesocosm experiment », Marine Chemistry 108, 2008, 32-39.
19. A. Boudina, C. Emmelin, A. Baaliouamer, O. Päissé et J.M. Chovelon, Photochemical transformation of azoxystrobin in aqueous solutions. Chemosphere 68(7)1280-1288, 2008.
 
2007
20. N. Yassaa and J. Williams, « Enantiomeric monoterpene emissions from natural and damaged Scots pine in a boreal coniferous forest measured using solid-phase microextraction and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry », Journal of Chromatography A 1141, 138-144, 2007.
21. J. Williams, N. Yassaa, S. Bartenbach, J. Lelieveld, « Mirror image hydrocarbons from Tropical and Boreal forests », Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 7, 973-980, 2007.Highlighted by “Nature” as Views and News, Vol. 446, 26 April 2007, page 991.
22. R. Ladji, N. Yassaa, A. Cecinato and B.Y. Meklati, « Chemical characterisation and seasonal variation of particulate organic compounds in atmospheric PM10 in the biggest municipal waste landfill of Algeria », Atmospheric Research 86,2007, 249-260.
23. A. Stickler, H. Fischer, H. Bozem, C. Gurk, C. Schiller, M. Martinez-Harder, D. Kubistin, H. Harder, J. Williams, G. Eerdekens, N. Yassaa, L. Ganzeveld, R. Sander, J. Lelieveld, « Chemistry, transport and dry deposition of trace gases in the boundary layer over the tropical Atlantic Ocean and the Guyanas during the GABRIEL field campaign », Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 7, 3933-3956, 2007.
24. J. Williams, V. Gros, E. Atlas, K. Maciejczyk, A. Batsaikhan, H. Schöler, C. Forster, B. Quack, N. Yassaa, R. Sander and R. van Dingenen, « Possibleevidence for a connection between methyl iodide emissions and Saharan dust », Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmosphere, 2007, vol. 112, DO7302, doi : 10.1029/2005JD006702.
 
 
2006
25. N. Yassaa, A. Colomb, K. Lochte, I. Peeken, J. Williams, « Determination of Dimethylsulfide (DMS) emitted by eight marine phytoplankton species using HS-SPME and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry », Limnology and Oceanography : Methods 4, 2006, 374-381.
26. N. Yassaa, E. Brancaleoni, M. Frattoni and P. Ciccioli, « Isomeric analysis of BTEXs in the atmosphere using -cyclodextrin capillary chromatography coupled with thermal desorption and mass spectrometry », Chemosphere 63, 2006, 502-508.
 
2005
27. N. Yassaa and A. Cecinato, « Composition of torched crude oil organic particulate emitted by refinery and its similarity to atmospheric aerosol in the surrounding area », Chemosphere 60, 2005, 1660-1666.
28. N. Yassaa and J. Williams, « Analysis of the enantiomeric composition of monoterpenes in plant emissions using portable dynamic sample/SPME and chiral gas chromatography/mass spectrometry », Atmospheric Environment 39, 2005, 4875-4884.
29. N. Yassaa and A. Cecinato, « Composition of extractable organic matter in airborne at a location of 10 km south of Algiers city area, Algeria », Fresenius’ Environmental Bulletin, 14, 2005, 676-680.
 
2003
30. A. Boudina, C. Emmelin, A. Baaliouamer, M. F. Grenier Louistalot et J.M. Chovelon ; Photochemical behaviour of carbendazim in aqueous solution. Chemosphere 50 (2003) 649-655.
 
2002
31. A. Cecinato, N. Yassaa, V. Di Paolo and M. Possanzini, « Observation of volatile and semi-volatile carbonyls in an Algerian urban environment using dinitrophenyl hydrazine/silica-HPLC and pentafluorophenylhydrazine/silica-GC-MS », Journal of Environmental Monitoring 4 (2), 2002, 223-228.
2001
32. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati and A. Cecinato, « Chemical characteristics of organic aerosols in Algiers city area. Influence of a fat manufacture plant », Atmospheric Environment 35 (34), 2001, 6003-6013.
33. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati and A. Cecinato, « Particulate n-alkanes, n-alkanoic acids and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the atmosphere of Algiers City Area », Atmospheric Environment 35 (10), 2001, 1843-1851.
34. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati, E. Brancaleoni, M. Frattoni and P. Ciccioli, « Polar and non-polar volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in urban Algiers and saharian sites of Algeria », Atmospheric Environment 35 (4), 2001, 787-801.
35. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati, A. Cecinato and F. Marino, « Organic aerosols in urban and waste landfill of Algiers metropolitan area : occurrence and sources », Environmental Science & Technology 35 (2), 2001, 306-311.
36. N. Yassaa, E. Brancaleoni, M. Frattoni and P. Ciccioli, « Trace level determination of enantiomeric monoterpenes in terrestrial plant emission and in the atmosphere using -cyclodextrin capillary chromatography coupled with thermal desorption and mass spectrometry », Journal of Chromatography A 915, 2001, 185-197.
37. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati, A. Cecinato and F. Marino, « Chemical characteristics of organic aerosol in Bab-Ezzouar (Algiers). Contribution of bituminous product manufacture », Chemosphere 45 (3), 2001, 315-322.
38. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati, A. Cecinato and F. Marino, « Organic content of particulate matter in Ouargla city, Algeria », Annali di Chimica 91, 2001, 577-585.
 
2000
39. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati and A. Cecinato, « Evaluation of monoterpenic biogenic volatile organic compounds in ambient air around Eucalyptus globulus, Pinus halepensis and Cedrus atlantica trees growing in Algiers city area by chiral and achiral capillary gas chromatography », Atmospheric Environment 34 (17), 2000, 2809-2816.
 
1999
40. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati and A. Cecinato, « Analysis of volatile organic compounds in ambient air of Algiers by gas chromatography with a -cyclodextrin capillary column », Journal of Chromatography A 846, 1999, 287-293.
41. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati, N. Spahis and A. Addoun, « Utilisation de charbons actifs locaux dans l’échantillonnage des polluants organiques de l’air. Etude par CPG », Journal of Algerian Chemical Society 9 (2), 1999, 193-202.
42. N. Yassaa, B.Y. Meklati and A. Cecinato, « Qualitative evaluation of monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in urban air of Algiers by two extraction techniques », Pollution Atmosphérique 164, 1999, 93-102.
 
1997
43. N. Yassaa and B.Y. Meklati, « Etude de micropolluants organiques dans l’atmosphère urbaine », SANTE PLUS N° 59, Novembre-Décembre 1997, 16-19.