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Peer Reviewed Publications

    1. A. Imfeld, A. Ouellet, P. Douglas, G. Kos, Y. Gélinas, Molecular and stable isotope analysis (δ13C, δ2H) of sedimentary n-alkanes in the St. Lawrence Estuary and Gulf, Quebec, Canada: Importance of even numbered n-alkanes in coastal systems, Organic Geochemistry 164, 104367 (2022), doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2022.104367
    2. A. Dastoor, A. Ryjkov, G. Kos, J. Zhang, J. Kirk, Parsons M, and A. Steffen, Impact of Athabasca oil sands operations on mercury levels in air and deposition, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions [preprint] (2021), under review, doi: 10.5194/acp-2021-296
    3. E. Manny, S. La Vieille, S. A. Dominguez, G. Kos, V. Barrère, J. Théolier, J. Touma, S. B. Godefroy, Probabilistic risk assessment for milk in dark chocolate, cookies and other baked goods with PAL sold in Canada, Food and Chemical Toxicology (2021) 152, 112196, doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2021.112196
    4. M. Eskola, G. Kos, C. T. Elliott, J. Hajslova, S. Mayar, R. Krska, Worldwide contamination of food-crops with mycotoxins: validity of the decades old FAO estimate of 25% today, Annual Review of Food Science and Technology, (2019), doi: 10.1080/10408398.2019.1658570
    5. T. Öner, P. Thiam, G. Kos, R. Krska, F. Schwenker, B. Mizaikoff, Machine learning algorithms for the automated classification of contaminated maize at regulatory limits via infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy, World Mycotoxin Journal, 12 (2019), 113-122, doi: 10.3920/WMJ2018.2333
    6. M. Sieger, G. Kos, M. Sulyok, M. Godejohann, R. Krska, B. Mizaikoff, MYCOSPEC: Harnessing Infrared Laser Spectroscopy for On-site Mycotoxin Analysis, Scientific Reports, 7 (2017), 44028, doi: 10.1038/srep44028
    7. P. Kovalsky, G. Kos, K. Nährer, C. Schwab, T. Jenkins, G. Schatzmayr, M. Sulyok, R. Krska, Co-occurrence of Regulated, Masked and Emerging Mycotoxins and Secondary Metabolites in Finished Feed and Maize – an Extensive Survey, Toxins 8 (2016), 363, doi: 10.3390/toxins8120363
    8. G. Kos, M. Sieger, D. McMullin, C. Zahradnik, T. Öner, B. Mizaikoff, R. Krska, A Novel Chemometric Classification for FTIR Spectra of Mycotoxin-contaminated Maize and Peanuts at Regulatory Limits, Food Additives and Contaminants, Part A 33 (2016), 1596-1607, doi: 10.1080/19440049.2016.1217567
    9. Y. Nazarenko, R.B. Rangel-Alvarado, G. Kos, U. Kurien, P.A. Ariya, Novel Aerosol Analysis Approach for Characterization of Nanoparticulate Matter in Snow, Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2016), doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-8199-3
    10. G. Kos, Y.-F. Li, D. Niemi, M. King, S.A. Smyth, C. Zdanowicz, J. Zheng, Releases of Mercury into Air and Water from Anthropogenic Activities in North America, in A. Steffen (ed.), Canadian Mercury Science Assessment (2016), isbn: 978-0-660-03315-0
    11. P. A. Ariya, M. Amyot, A. Dastoor, D.A. Deeds, M. Subir, A. Feinberg, G. Kos, A. Poulain, A. Ryjkov, K. Semeniuk, K. Toyota, Mercury Physicochemical and Biogeochemical Transformation in the Atmosphere and at Atmospheric Interfaces: A Review, Chemical Reviews 115 (2015) 3760-3802, doi: 10.1021/cr500667e
    12. G. Kos, V. Kanthasamy, N. Adechina, P. A. Ariya, Volatile organic compounds in Arctic snow: Concentrations and implications for atmospheric processes, Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 16 (2014) 2592-2603, doi: 10.1039/C4EM00410H
    13. P. A. Ariya, G. Kos, R. Mortazavi, E.D. Hudson, V. Kanthasamy, N. Eltouny, J. Sun and C. Wilde, Bio-Organic Materials in the Atmosphere and Snow: Measurement and Characterization, in V.F. McNeill, P.A. Ariya (eds.), Atmospheric and Aerosol Chemistry, ISBN 978-3-642-41214-1, Springer, NY (2013). doi:10.1007/128_2013_461
    14. G. Kos, A. Ryzhkov, A. Dastoor, J. Narayan, A. Steffen, P. A. Ariya, L. Zhang, Evaluation of Discrepancy between Measured and Modeled Oxidized Mercury Species, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics 13 (2013) 4839-4863, doi:10.5194/acp-13-4839-2013.
    15. D. Voisin, J.-L. Jaffrezo, S. Houdier, M. Barret, J. Cozic, M. King, J. France, H. Reay, A. Grannas , G. Kos , P. A. Ariya , H. Beine , F. Domine, Carbonaceous Species and HUmic LIke Substances (HULIS) in Arctic Snowpack During OASIS Field Campaign in Barrow, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 117 (2012) D00R19, doi:10.1029/2011JD016612.
    16. P. A. Ariya, F. Domine, G. Kos, M. Amyot, V. Cote, H. Vali, T. Lauzier, L. Legagneux, W. F. Kuhs, K. Techmer, T. Heinrichs, R. Mortazavi, J. Bottenheim, Snow: A Photo-Bio-Chemical Exchange Platform with the Atmosphere, Environmental Chemistry 8 (2011) 62-73,  doi:10.1071/EN10056.
    17. G. Kos, P. A. Ariya, Volatile Organic Compounds in Snow from Mont Saint Hilaire and the Tremblant Areas in South-Western Quebec, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres 115 (2010) D01302,  doi:10.1029/2009JD012391.
    18. P. A. Ariya, J. Sun, N. A. Eltouny, E. D. Hudson, C. T. Hayes and G. Kos, Physical and Chemical Characterization of Bioaerosols – Implications for Nucleation processes, International Reviews in Physical Chemistry 28 (2009) 1-32, doi:10.1080/01442350802597438.
    19. V. Cote, G. Kos, R. Mortazavi, P. A. Ariya, Microbial and “de novo” Transformation of Dicarboxylic Acids by Three Airborne Fungi, Science of the Total Environment 340 (2008) 530-537, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.10.035.
    20. G. Kos, H. Lohninger, R. Krska, Optimisation of the Sample Preparation Procedure for the Rapid Screening of Fungal Infection on Corn Using Mid-infrared Attenuated Total Reflection Spectroscopy (ATR), Food Additives and Contaminants, 24 (2006) 721-729, doi:10.1080/02652030601186111.
    21. G.Kos, P. A. Ariya, Determination of Wide Range Volatile Organic Compounds in Snow Using Solid Phase Micro-Extraction (SPME), Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 385 (2006) 57-66, doi:10.1007/s00216-006-0333-5.
    22. J. Stroka, M. Spanjer, S. Buechler, S. Barel, G.Kos, E. Anklam, Novel Sampling Methods for the Analysis of Mycotoxins and the Combination with Spectroscopic Methods for the Rapid Evaluation of Deoxynivalenol Contamination, Toxicology Letters 153, 1 (2004) 99-107, doi:10.1016/j.toxlet.2004.04.039.
    23. G. Kos, H. Lohninger, R. Krska, P. Griffiths, Rapid Screening of Fungal Infection on Corn using Mid-infrared Diffuse Reflection Spectroscopy (DRS) and Attenuated Total Reflection Spectroscopy (ATR): A Comparison Study, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 378 (2004) 159-166, doi:10.1007/s00216-003-2245-y.
    24. G. Kos, H. Lohninger, R. Krska, Validation of Chemometric Models for the Determination of Deoxynivalenol on Maize by Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy, Mycotoxin Research 19, 2 (2004) 149-153, doi:10.1007/BF02942955.
    25. G. Kos, H. Lohninger, R. Krska, Development of a Novel Rapid Method for the Determination of Fusarium Fungi on Corn using Mid-infrared Spectroscopy with Attenuated Total Reflection (FTIR-ATR) and Chemometrics, Analytical Chemistry 75 (2003) 1211-1217, doi:10.1021/ac0260903.
    26. G. Kos, H. Lohninger, R. Krska, Fourier Transform Mid-infrared Spectroscopy with Attenuated Total Reflection (FT-IR/ATR) as a Tool for the Detection of Fusarium Fungi on Maize, Vibrational Spectroscopy 29 (2002) 115-119, doi:10.1016/S0924-2031(01)00196-5.
    27. G. Kos, H. Lohninger, R. Krska, Classification of Maize Contaminated with Fusarium Graminearum Using Mid-infrared Spectroscopy and Chemometrics, Mycotoxin Research, 18, S1 (2002) 104-108, doi:10.1007/BF02946074.
    28. G. Kos, H. Lohninger, R. Krska, Using Mid-Infrared Fourier-Transform-Spectroscopy with Attenuated Total Reflection (FT-IR/ATR) as a tool for the determination of Fusarium Graminearum on Maize, Mycotoxin Research, 17A, 1 (2001) 102-106, doi:10.1007/BF03036722.

Other Publications

  1. G. Kos, ISTA (Institute of Science and Technology Austria) – Quo Vadis? Bridges Vol 9, April 19 (2006)
  2. G. Kos, GCSim, Programming of a GC-Simulation, in: H. Lohninger, J. Fröhlich, B. Mizaikoff, E. Rosenberg, TeachMe/Instrumentelle Analytik, Springer (2003); ISBN: 3540149570
  3. G. Kos, R. Krska, Analytical Methodology of Mycotoxins – European Mycotoxin Awareness Network, EC Project QLK1-CT-2000-01248,  (2000-2003); EMAN-Website

Published Articles on My Research

  1. P. Steger, Introducing Gregor Kos: St. Anthony’s Fire, Mycotoxins and the Common Good, Bridges, Vol 3, October 5 (2004)
  2. E.V. Gruber, Austrian Broadcasting Association (ORF),Online Service/Science Section, November (2003)
  3. E.V. Gruber, Im Spektrum des Schimmelpilzes – Neues Diagnoseverfahren entlarvt Pilzgifte auf Getreide, Universum Magazin, 58 (2003) 87
  4. K. Robinson, Spectroscopy Technique Detects Fungus in Grain, Biophotonics International, 10, 5 (2003) 19-20


  • G. Kos, Development of a Screening Method for the Detection of Fusarium Fungi and Deoxynivalenol on Cereals Employing Fourier Transform Mid Infrared Spectroscopy with Attenuated Total Reflection and Chemometrics PhD Thesis Vienna University of Technology (2003)
  • G. Kos, Determination of Dissolved Phosphorus and Nitrogen Species in Natural Waters Using Segmented Flow Analysis and Flow Injection Analysis, Masters Thesis/Diplomarbeit University of Plymouth and Vienna University of Technology (2001)