A.M. Breure

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Prof. Dr. A.M. Breure

Department of Environmental Science
Institute for Water and Wetland Research (IWWR)
Faculty of Science
Radboud University Nijmegen
P.O. Box 9010
NL-6500 GL Nijmegen
The Netherlands
Tel.: + 31 (0)24 365 26 23 
Tel.: +31 (0)24 365 32 81 (secr.)
Fax: + 31 (0)24 355 34 50
E-mail: T.Breure@science.ru.nl

Visiting address: Heyendaalseweg 135 , NL-6525 AJ Nijmegen (room HG02.620)

Positions

  • Extraordinary professor ecological risk assessment, Radboud University, Nijmegen
  • Senior advisor "Sustainable planning of the living environment" at RIVM in Bilthoven

Expertise

  • Biochemistry, chemical microbiology, analytical chemistry (MSc University of Amsterdam (1981)
  • Envronmental biotechnology, microbial physiology (PhD University of Amsterdam, 1986)
  • Ecotoxicology, ecology, environmental risk assessment. (RIVM, since 1986)

Research Topics

  • Ecological quality assessment
  • Development of ecological quality assessment tools
  • Foodweb modelling
  • Integral assessement of environmental stresses on ecosystems

Publications:

Peer reviewed journals

  • Hunting, ER, Mulder, C, Kraak, MHS, Breure, AM, Admiraal, W (2013) Effects of copper on invertebrate-sediment interactions. Environmental Pollution 180: 131-135. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.05.027
  • Vonk, JA, Breure, AM, Mulder, C (2013) Environmentally-driven dissimilarity of trait-based indices of nematodes under different agricultural management and soil types. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 179: 133-138. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2013.08.007
  • Fedorenkova, A, Vonk, JA, Breure, AM, Hendriks, AJ, Leuven, RSEW (2013) Tolerance of native and non-native fish species to chemical stress: a case study for the river Rhine. Aquatic Invasions 8(2): 231-241. doi: 10.3391/ai.2013.8.2.10
  • Breure, AM, De Deyn, GB, Dominati, E, Eglin, T, Hedlund, K, Van Orshoven, J, Posthuma, L (2012) Ecosystem services: a useful concept for soil policy making! Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4(5): 578-585. doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2012.10.010
  • Fedorenkova, A, Vonk, JA, Lenders, HJR, Creemers, RCM, Breure, AM, Hendriks, AJ (2012) Ranking ecological risks of multiple chemical stressors on amphibians. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 31(6): 1416-1421. doi: 10.1002/etc.1831
  • Kampfraath, AA, Hunting, ER, Mulder, C, Breure, AM, Gessner, MO, Kraak, MHS, Admiraal, W (2012) DECOTAB: a multipurpose standard substrate to assess effects of litter quality on microbial decomposition and invertebrate consumption. Freshwater Science 31(4): 1156-1162. http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1899/12-075.1
  • Hunting, ER, Whatley, MH, Van der Geest, HG, Mulder, C, Kraak, MHS, Breure, AM, Admiraal, W (2012) Invertebrate footprints on detritus processing, bacterial community structure, and spatiotemporal redox profiles. Freshwater Science 31(3): 724-732. doi: 10.1899/11-134.1
  • Rutgers, M, Van Wijnen, HJ, Schouten, AJ, Mulder, C, Kuiten, AM, Brussaard, L, Breure, AM (2012) A method to assess ecosystem services developed from soil attributes with stakeholders and data of four arable farms. Science of the Total Environment 415, 39-48. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.04.041
  • Van Wijnen, HJ, Rutgers, M, Schouten, T, Mulder, C, De Zwart,,D, Breure, AM (2012) How to calculate the spatial distribution of ecosystem services across the Netherlands. Science of the Total Environment 415, 49-55. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.05.058
  • Mulder, Ch, Vonk, JA, Den Hollander, HA, Hendriks AJ, Breure, A (2011) How allometric scaling relates to soil abiotics. Oikos 120, 529-536. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.18869.x
  • Fedorenkova, A, Vonk, JA, Lenders, HJR, Ouborg, NJ, Breure, AM, Hendriks AJ(2010) Response to Comment on "Ecotoxicogenomics: Bridging the Gap between Genes and Populations" Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 9241. doi: 10.1021/es103077x
  • Fedorenkova, A, Vonk, JA, Lenders, HJR, Ouborg, NJ, Breure, AM, Hendriks AJ (2010) Ecotoxicogenomics: bridging the gap between genes and populations. Environmental Science and Technology 44, 4328-4333. doi: 10.1021/es9037287
  • Reuman, DC, Mulder, Ch, Banašek-Richter, C, Cattin Blandenier, M-F, Breure, AM, Den Hollander, H, Kneitel, JM, Raffaelli, D, Woodward, D, Cohen, JE (2009) Allometry of body size and abundance in 166 food webs. Advances in Ecological Research 41, 1-44 doi: 10.1016/S0065-2504(09)00401-2
  • Rutgers, M. Schouten, AJ, Bloem, J, Van Eekeren, N, De Goede, RGM, Jagers op Akkerhuis, GAJM, Van der Wal, A, Mulder, C, Brussaard, L, Breure, AM (2009) Biological measurements in a nationwide soil 1 monitoring network. European Journal of Soil Science 60, 820-832. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2389.2009.01163.x
  • Breure, AM, Groot, M, Eijsackers, HJP (2008) System-oriented ecotoxicological research: Which way to go? Science of the Total Environment 406, 530-537 (dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.06.052)
  • Eijsackers, HJP, Groot, M, Breure, AM (2008) Upgrading System-oriented ecotoxicological research. Science of the Total Environment 406, 373-384 (dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.05.057)
  • Groot, M, Breure, AM, Eijsackers, HJP (2008) Effects of diffuse contamination - the grey veil - on the ecological quality of soil and water. Science of The Total Environment 406, 371-372 (cleardoi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.06.053)
  • Boivin, ME, Greve, GD, Garcia-Meza, JV, Massieux, B, Sprenger, W, Kraak, MH, Breure, AM, Rutgers, M, Admiraal, W (2007) Algal-bacterial interactions in metal contaminated floodplain sediments. Environmental Pollution 147, 884-89 (cleardoi:10.1016/j.envpol.2006.05.003)
  • Boivin, MEY, Greve, GD, Kools, SAE, Van der Wurff, AWG, Leeflang, P, Smit, E, Breure, AM, Rutgers M, Van Straalen NM (2006) Discriminating between effects of metals and natural variables in terrestrial bacterial communities. Applied Soil Ecology 34, 103-113 (doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2006.03.009)
  • Boivin MEY, Massieux, B, Breure, AM, Greve, GD, Rutgers, M, Admiraal, W (2006) Functional recovery of biofilm bacterial communities after copper exposure. Environmental Pollution 140, 239-246 (doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2005.07.014)
  • Mulder, Ch, Breure, AM (2006) Impact of heavy metal pollution on plants and leaf-miners. Environmental Chemistry Letters 4, 83-86 (doi:10.1007/s10311-006-0038-1)
  • Beck, L, Römbke, J, Breure, AM, Mulder, Ch (2005) Considerations for the use of soil ecological classification and assessment concepts in soil protection. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 189–200 (cleardoi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.03.025)
  • Boivin MEY, Massieux, B, Breure, AM, Ende, FP van den Greve, GD, Rutgers, M, Admiraal, W (2005) Effects of copper and temperature on aquatic bacterial communities. Aquatic Toxicology 71, 345-356 (doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2004.12.004)
  • Breure, AM, Mulder, Ch, Römbke, J, Ruf, A (2005) Ecological classification and assessment concepts in soil protection. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 211–229 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.03.025)
  • Breure, AM, Römbke, J (2005) Ecological soil classification and assessment. Foreword. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 187–188 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.03.021)
  • Breure, AM, Römbke, J (2005) Editorial: The ecological classification and assessment of soils. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 185–186 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.03.022)
  • Mulder, Ch, Aldenberg, T, De Zwart, D, Van Wijnen, HJ, Breure, AM (2005) Evaluating the impact of pollution on plant-Lepidoptera relationships. Environmentrics 16, 357-373 (doi:10.1002/env.706)
  • Mulder, Ch, Cohen, JE, Setälä, H, Bloem, J, Breure, AM (2005) Bacterial traits, organism mass, and numerical abundance in the detrital soil food web of Dutch agricultural grasslands. Ecology Letters 8, 80-90 (doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2004.00704.x)
  • Mulder, Ch, Cohen, JE, Setälä, H, Bloem, J, Breure, AM (2005) Bacterial traits, organism mass, and numerical abundance in the detrital soil food web of Dutch agricultural grasslands. (vol 8, pg 80, 2005) Ecology Letters 8, 575 (doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2004.00704.x)
  • Mulder, Ch, Schouten, AJ, Hund-Rindke, K, Breure, AM (2005) The use of nematodes in ecological soil classification and assessment concepts. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 278–289 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.03.028)
  • Römbke, J, Breure, AM (2005) Status and outlook of ecological soil classification and assessment concepts. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 300–308 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.03.030)
  • Römbke, J, Breure, AM, Mulder, Ch, Rutgers, M (2005) Legislation and ecological quality assessment of soil: implementation of ecological indication systems in Europe. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 201–210 (doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2005.03.023)
  • Breure, AM, Mulder, Ch, Rutgers, M, Schouten, AJ, Van Wijnen, HJ (2004) Belowground biodiversity as an indicator of sustainability for soil use. Land use systems in grassland dominated regions. Grassland Science in Europe 9, 195-197
  • Barranguet, C, Van den Ende FP, Breure, AM, Rutgers, M, Greijdanus, M, Sinke, JJ, Admiraal, W (2003) Copper-induced modifications of the trophic relations in riverine algal-bacterial biofilms. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22, 1340-1349 (DOI: 10.1897/1551-5028(2003)022<1340:CIMOTT>2.0.CO;2)
  • Breure, T, Peijnenburg, W (2003) Developments in Soil Protection in The Netherlands. Journal of Soils and Sediments 3, 248-249
  • Mulder, Ch, Breure, AM, Joosten, JHJ (2003) Fungal functional diversity inferred from Ellenberg’s abiotic factors: Palynological evidence from different soil biota. Grana 42, 55-64 (doi:10.1080/00173130310008599)
  • Mulder, Ch, De Zwart, D, Van Wijnen, HJ, Schouten, AJ, Breure, AM, (2003) Observational and simulated evidence of ecological shifts within the soil nematode community of agroecosystems under conventional and organic farming. Functional Ecology 17, 516-525 (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2435.2003.00755.x)
  • Boivin, M-EY, Breure, AM, Posthuma, L, Rutgers, M (2002) Determination of field effects of contaminants. The importance of pollution-induced community tolerance. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 8, 1035-1055 (doi:10.1080/1080-700291905800)
  • Mulder, H, Breure, AM, Rulkens, WH (2001) Application of a mechanistic desorption-biodegradation model to describe the behavior of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in peat soil aggregates. Chemosphere 42, 285-299 (cleardoi:10.1016/S0045-6535(00)00080-1)
  • Mulder, H, Breure, AM, Rulkens, WH (2001) Prediction of complete bioremediation periods for PAH soil pollutants in different physical states by mechanistic models. Chemosphere 43, 1085-1094 (cleardoi:10.1016/S0045-6535(00)00185-5)
  • Mulder, H, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Grotenhuis, JTC, Rulkens, WH (2000) Effect of mass-transfer limitations on the bioavailability of sorbed naphthalene in synthetic model soil matrices. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19, 2224-2234 (DOI: 10.1897/1551-5028(2000)019<2224:EOMTLO>2.3.CO;2)
  • Rutgers, M, Breure, AM (1999) Risk assessment, microbial communities, and pollution induced community tolerance. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 5, 661-670 (doi:10.1080/10807039991289563)
  • Mulder, H, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Grotenhuis, JTC, Rulkens, WH (1998) The influence of hydrodynamic conditions on naphthalene dissolution and subsequent biodegradation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 57, 145-154 (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0290(19980120)57:2<145::AID-BIT3>3.0.CO;2-N)
  • Mulder, H, Breure, AM, Van Honschooten, D, Van Andel, JG, Grotenhuis, JTC, Rulkens, WH (1998) Effect of biofilm formation by Pseudomonas 8909N on the bioavailability of solid naphthalene. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 50, 277-283 (10.1007/s002530051290)
  • Mulder, H, Wassink, G, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Rulkens, WH, (1998) Effect of nonionic surfactants on naphthalene dissolution and biodegradation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 60, 397-407 (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0290(19981120)60:4<397::AID-BIT1>3.0.CO;2-H)
  • Rutgers, M, Bommel, S van, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Duetz, WA (1998) Effect of pH on the toxicity and biodegradation of pentachlorophenol by Sphingomonas sp. strain P5 in nutristat culture. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 17, 792-797 (doi: 10.1897/1551-5028(1998)017<0792:EOPOTT>2.3.CO;2)
  • Rutgers, M, Van ‘t Verlaat, I, Wind, B, Posthuma, L, Breure, AM (1998) Rapid method for assessing pollution-induced community tolerance in contaminated soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 17, 2210-2213 (doi: 10.1897/1551-5028(1998)017<2210:RMFAPI>2.3.CO;2)
  • Volkering, F, Breure, AM, Rulkens, WH (1998) Microbial aspects of the use of surfactants in biological soil remediation. Biodegradation 8, 401-417 (doi: 10.1023/A:1008291130109)
  • Filonov, AE, Duetz, WA, Karpov, AV, Gaiazov, RR, Kosheleva, IA, Breure, AM, Filonova, IF, Van Andel, JG, Boronin, AM (1997) Competition of plasmid-bearing Pseudomonas putida strains catabolizing naphthalene via various pathways in chemostat culture. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 48, 493-498 (doi: 10.1007/s002530051085)
  • Rutgers, M, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Duetz, WA (1997) Growth yield coefficients of Sphingomonas sp. strain P5 on various chlorophenols in chemostat culture. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 48, 656-661 (doi: 10.1007/s002530051111)
  • Jonge, RJ de, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1996) Bioregeneration of powdered activated carbon (PAC) loaded with aromatic compounds. Water Research 30, 875-882 (doi:10.1016/0043-1354(95)00247-2)
  • Jonge, RJ de, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1996) Reversibility of adsorption of aromatic compounds onto powdered activated carbon (PAC). Water Research 30, 883-892 (doi:10.1016/0043-1354(95)00248-0)
  • Rutgers, M, Gooch, DD, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1996) Assessment of inhibition kinetics of the growth of strain P5 on pentachlorophenol under steady-state conditions in a nutristat. Archives of Microbiology 165, 194-200 (doi: 10.1007/s002030050315)
  • Volkering, F, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Rulkens, WH (1995) Influence of non-ionic surfactants on the bioavailability and biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61, 1699-1705
  • Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Lettinga, G (1993) Anaerobic treatment of domestic wastewater in small scale UASB reactors. Water Science and Technology 27, 9, 75-82
  • Rutgers, M, Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1993) Growth and enrichment of pentachlorophenol-degrading bacteria in a nutristat: a substrate concentration controlled continuous culture. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59, 3373-3377
  • Volkering, F, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1993) Effect of microorganisms on the bioavailability and biodegradation of crystalline naphthalene. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 40, 535-540 (doi: 10.1007/BF00175745)
  • Volkering, F, Breure, AM, Sterkenburg, A, Van Andel, JG (1992) Microbial degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Effect of substrate availability on bacterial growth kinetics. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 36, 548-552
  • Jonge, RJ de, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1991) Enhanced biodegradation of o-cresol by activated sludge in the presence of powdered activated carbon. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 34, 683-687
  • Van Andel, JG, Breure, AM, Cohen, A (1986) Role of anaerobic spore‑forming bacteria in the acidogenic fermentation of glucose. Process Biochemistry 21, 45‑49
  • Breure, AM, Mooijman, KA, Van Andel, JG (1986) Protein degradation in anaerobic digestion: Influence of volatile fatty acids and carbohydrates on hydrolysis and acidogenic fermentation of gelatin. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 24, 426‑431
  • Breure, AM, Beeftink, HH, Verkuijlen, J, Van Andel, JG (1986) Acidogenic fermentation of protein/ carbohydrate mixtures by bacterial populations adapted to one of the substrates in anaerobic chemostat cultures. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 23, 245‑249
  • Breure, AM, Duetz, WA, Zoutberg, GR, Mulder, R, Van Andel, JG (1986) Measurement of the rate of hydrogen production by Clostridium butyricum using an amperometric method. FEMS Microbiology Letters 33, 289‑292
  • Van Andel, JG, Zoutberg, GR, Crabbendam, PM, Breure, AM (1985) Glucose fermentation by Clostridium butyricum grown under a self generated gas atmosphere in chemostat culture. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 23, 21‑26
  • Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Burger‑Wiersma, T, Guijt, J, Verkuijlen, J (1985) Hydrolysis and acidogenic fermentation of gelatin under anaerobic conditions in a laboratory scale upflow reactor. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 21, 50‑54
  • Breure, AM, Beerepoot, M, Van Andel, JG (1985) Acidogenic fermentation of pectin by a mixed population of bacteria in continuous culture. Biotechnology Letters 7, 341‑344
  • Cohen, A, Breure, AM, Schmedding, DJM, Zoetemeyer, RJ, Van Andel, JG (1985) Significance of partial pre‑acidification of glucose for methanogenesis in an anaerobic digestion process. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 21, 404‑408
  • Cohen, A, Distel, B, Van Deursen, A, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1985) Role of anaerobic spore‑forming bacteria in the acidogenesis of glucose. Changes induced by discontinuous or low‑rate feed supply. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 51, 179‑192
  • Van Andel, JG, Breure, AM (1984) Anaerobic Waste Water Treatment. Trends in Biotechnology 2, 16‑20 Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1984) Hydrolysis and acidogenic fermentation of a protein, gelatin, in an anaerobic continuous culture. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 20, 40‑45
  • Cohen, A, Van Gemert, JM, Zoetemeyer, RJ, Breure, AM, (1984) Main characteristics and stoichiometric aspects of acidogenesis of soluble carbohydrate containing wastewaters. Process Biochemistry 19, 228‑232
  • Cohen, A, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Van Deursen, A (1982) Influence of phase separation on the anaerobic digestion of glucose II: Stability and kinetic responses to shock loadings. Water Research 16, 449‑455
  • Cohen, A, Van Deursen, A, Van Andel, JG, Breure, AM (1982) Intermediates and degradation patterns in anaerobic digestion of glucose; experiments with 14C‑labelled substrates. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 48, 337‑352
  • Cohen, A, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Van Deursen, A (1980) Influence of phase separation on the anaerobic digestion of glucose I: Maximum COD‑turnover rate during continuous operation. Water Research 14, 1439‑1448

Chapters in scientific books

  • Swartjes, FA, Breure, AM, Beaulieu, M (2011) Chapter 13. Introduction to Ecological Risk Assessment. In: Swartjes FA (ed.), Dealing with Contaminated Sites, pp. 573-624, Springer Science + Business Media. doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9757-6_13
  • Van de Meent, D, Hollander, A, Peijnenburg, W, Breure, T. (2010) Chapter 2. Fate and Transport of Contaminants. In: Sánchez-Bayo, F, Van den Brink, PJ Mann, RM (Eds) Ecological Impacts of Toxic Chemicals, pp. 13-48, Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.
  • Bloem, J, Schouten, AJ, Sorensen, SJ, Rutgers, M, Van der Werf, A, Breure, AM (2006) Monitoring and evaluating soil quality. In: Bloem, J, Hopkins, DW, Benedetti, A (eds) Microbiological methods for assessing soil quality, Cabi Publishing, Wallingford, UK, pp 23-49
  • Rutgers, M, Breure, AM, Insam, H (2006) Substrate utilizing in Biolog plates for analysis of CLPP. In: Bloem, J, Hopkin, SP, Benedetti, A (eds) Microbiological Methods for Assessing Soil Quality. Cabi Publishing, Wallingford, UK, pp 212-227
  • Andrén, O, Baritz, R, Brandao, C, Breure, T, Feix, I, Franko, U, Gronlund, A, Leifeld, J, Maly, S (2004) Organic matter and Biodiversity: Taskgroup 3 on Soil Biodiversity. In: Reports of the technical Working groups established under the Thematic Strategy for Soil protection Volume III, Organic Matter. DG Environment Brussels, pp 353-394, Belgium EUR 21319 EN/3
  • Bloem, J, Schouten, J, Didden, W, Jagers op Akkerhuis, G, Keidel, H, Rutgers, M, Breure, T (2004) Measuring soil biodiversity: experiences, impediments and research needs. Proceedings from an OECD Expert Meeting Rome, Italy, March 2003 Agricultural Impacts on Soil Erosion and Soil Biodiversity: Developing Indicators for Policy Analysis pp 109-120
  • Breure, AM (2004) Ecological soil monitoring and quality assessment. In: Doelman, P, Eijsackers, H (eds) Vital Soil. Function, value and properties. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 281-305
  • Breure, AM, Mulder, Ch, Rutgers, M, Schouten, T, De Zwart, D, Bloem, J (2004) A Biological Indicator for Soil Quality. Proceedings from an OECD Expert Meeting Rome, Italy, March 2003 Agricultural Impacts on Soil Erosion and Soil Biodiversity: Developing Indicators for Policy Analysis pp 485-494
  • Robert, M, Nortcliff, S, Jones, RJA, Yli-Halla, M, Breure, T, Marmo, L, Feix, I, Bourneau, E, De Neve, S, Baritz, R, Maljean, JF, James, B, Smith, P (2004) Organic matter and biodiversity. In: Reports of the technical Working groups established under the Thematic Strategy for Soil protection Volume I, Organic Matter. DG Environment Brussels, pp 73-86, Belgium EUR 21319 EN/1
  • Bloem, J, Breure, AM (2003) Microbial indicators. In: Markert, BA, Breure, AM, Zechmeister, HG (Eds) Bioindicators & Biomonitors. Principles, Concepts and Applications, pp 259-282, Elsevier, Oxford
  • Markert, BA, Breure, AM, Zechmeister, HG (2003) Definitions, strategies and principles for bioindication / biomonitoring of the environment. In: Markert, BA, Breure, AM, Zechmeister, HG (Eds) Bioindicators & Biomonitors. Principles, Concepts and Applications, pp 3-39, Elsevier, Oxford
  • Markert, BA, Breure, AM, Zechmeister, HG (2003) Preface In: Markert, BA, Breure, AM, Zechmeister, HG (Eds) Bioindicators & Biomonitors. Principles, Concepts and Applications, pp xv-xviii, Elsevier, Oxford
  • Mulder, Ch, Breure, AM (2003) . In: Markert, BA, Breure, AM, Zechmeister, HG (Eds) Bioindicators & Biomonitors. Principles, Concepts and Applications, pp 501-525, Elsevier, Oxford
  • Volkering, F, Breure, AM, (2003) Biodegradation and general aspects of bioavailability. In: Douben PET (Ed) PAHs: an ecotoxicological perspective pp 81 – 96, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
  • Mulder, H, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Grotenhuis, JTC, Rulkens, WH (1997) Physicochemical processes affecting the bioavailability of PAHs. In: In Situ and On-Site bioremediation Vol 5 pp 643-648. Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Stefess, GC, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1996) Optimization of biodegradation of organic contaminants in harbour and river sediments using bioreactor systems. In: Grotenhuis, JTC, Lexmond, MJ, Rogaar, H, Van den Heuvel-Pieper, AH (eds) Remediation and isolation techniques for soils and sediments. The Netherlands Integrated Soil Research Programme Reports Vol 5 pp 55-64. The Netherlands Integrated Soil Research Programme, Wageningen, The Netherlands
  • Breure, AM, Volkering, F, Mulder, H, Rulkens, WH, Van Andel, JG (1995) Enhancement of bioavailability by surfactants. In: WJ van den Brink, R Bosman, F Arendt (eds) Contaminated Soil '95, Volume II. pp 939-948, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
  • Rutgers, M, Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1995) Biodegradation of pentachlorophenol. In: Rogaar, H, Schraa, G, Van den Berg R, Van den Heuvel-Pieper, AH (eds) Biological availability and transformations of organic compounds in soil and sediment systems. The Netherlands Integrated Soil Research Programme Reports Vol 3 pp 45-56. The Netherlands Integrated Soil Research Programme, Wageningen, The Netherlands
  • Rutgers, M, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1995) Controlled degradation of toxic compounds in the nutristat: A substrate concentration-controlled continuous culture. In: RE Hinchee, FJ Brockman, CM Vogel (eds) Microbial processes for biodegradation, pp 177-186, Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Volkering, F, Breure, AM, Rulkens, WH, Van Andel, JG, (1995) Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic compounds in soil. In: Rogaar, H, Schraa, G, Van den Berg R, Van den Heuvel-Pieper, AH (eds) Biological availability and transformations of organic compounds in soil and sediment systems. The Netherlands Integrated Soil Research Programme Reports Vol 3 pp 56-67 The Netherlands Integrated Soil Research Programme, Wageningen, The Netherlands
  • Volkering, F, Wiel, R van de, Breure, AM, Rulkens, WH, Van Andel, JG (1995) Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the presence of nonionic surfactants. In: RE Hinchee, FJ Brockman, CM Vogel (eds) Microbial processes for biodegradation, pp 145-153, Battelle Press, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1987) Microbiological impact on anaerobic digestion. In: Wise, DL (ed), Bioenvironmental Systems, Vol II, pp 95‑112. CRC Press Inc, Boca Raton, Fl USA

Professional articles in Dutch journals

  • Rutgers, R, Schouten, AJ, Jagers op Akkerhuis, GJAM, Bloem J, Breure AM (2011)Kaderrichtlijn Bodem. Bodembiodiversiteit onder druk bij dalende organische stof. Bodem 21, 19-21
  • Breure, AM (2005) Bodemecologie in het beleid. Bodem 15, 219-220
  • Breure, AM (2005) Het nut van biodiversiteit in de diepere ondergrond. Bodem 15, 152-154
  • Van Wezel, AP, Van Grinsven, JJM, Breure, AM (2003) Bodemkwaliteit mee aan het stuur in ordening en beheer van landgebruik. Werken met de lagenbenadering. Bodem 13, 8-11
  • Breure, AM, Schouten, AJ, Rutgers, M (2002) Het bodemleven als indicator voor duurzaam bodemgebruik. (soil organisms as indicator for sustainable use of soil) Bodem 12, 149-151
  • Schouten, AJ, Breure, AM (2001) Ontwikkeling van de bodembiologische indicator: meten van ecologische kwaliteit van Bodem. (Development of the biological indicator for soil quality: measurement of ecological quality of soil) Bodem 11, 96-98
  • Breure, AM, Klein, M, Ruiter, P de (1996) Biodiversiteit waarborgt “life-support functies” van ecosystemen. (Biodiversity guarantees “life support functions” of ecosystems) Bionieuws 6 (14), 10
  • Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Grolle, K, Lettinga, G (1991) Kleinschalige anaerobe zuivering van huishoudelijk afvalwater; Praktijkproef met drie UASB reactoren. (Small scale anaerobic purification of domestic wastewater; Full scale experiment with three UASB reactors) H2O 24, 356-361
  • Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1989) Naar de toepassing van bioreactoren voor verwijdering van milieuvreemde stoffen uit afvalstromen. (Towards to the application of bioreactors for removal of xenobiotics from waste streams) Lab‑ABC 10, 18‑24
  • Breure, AM (1987) Eiwitafbraak in het anaerobe zuiveringsproces. (Protein degradation in the anaerobic purification process) Biotechnologie in Nederland 4, 95‑98
    Cohen, A, Breure, AM, Zoetemeyer, RJ (1979) belastbaarheid en biokinetiek van het anaerobe tweetrapsproces in vergelijking met het eentrapsproces. (Loading capacity and biokinetic aspects of a two‑phase anaerobic digestion process compared with a one‑phase process). H2O 12, 422‑427


Scientific reports (in English)

  • Rutgers, M, Jagers op Akkerhuis, GAJM, Bloem, J, Schouten, AJ, Breure AM (2010) Priority areas in the Soil Framework Directive. The significance of soil biodiversity and ecosystem services. RIVM report 607370002/2010 (62 pp)
  • Rutgers, M, Mulder, Ch, Schouten, AJ, Bloem, J, Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Brussaard, L, De Goede, RGM, Faber, JH, Jagers op Akkerhuis, GAJM, Keidel, H, Korthals, GW, Smeding, FW, Ter berg, C, Van Eekeren, N (2008) Soil ecosystem profiling in the Netherlands with ten references for biological soil quality. RIVM report 607604009 (86 pp)


Scientific reports (in Dutch)

  • Rutgers, M, Jagers op Akkerhuis, GAJM, Bloem, J, Schouten, AJ, Breure, AM, (2009) Prioritaire gebieden in de Kaderrichtlijn Bodem. Belang van bodembiodiversiteit en ecosysteemdiensten. RIVM rapport 607370001 (64 pp)
  • Rutgers, M, Mulder, Ch, Schouten, AJ, Bloem, J, Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Brussaard, L, De Goede, RGM, Faber, JH, Jagers op Akkerhuis, GAJM, Keidel, H, Korthals, GW, Smeding, FW, Ter berg, C, Van Eekeren, N (2007) Typeringen van bodemecosystemen in Nederland met tien referenties voor biologische bodemkwaliteit. RIVM rapport 607604008 (96 pp)
  • Rutgers, M, Mulder, Ch, Schouten, AJ, Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Bloem, J, Jagers op Akkerhuis, GAJM, Faber, JH, Van Eekeren, N, Smeding, FW, Keidel, H, De Goede, RGM, Brussaard, L (2005) Typeringen van bodemecosystemen- Duurzaam bodemgebruik met referenties voor biologische bodemkwaliteit. RIVM rapport 607604007 (105 pp)
  • Mulder, Ch, Van Wijnen, HJ, Den Hollander, HA, Schouten, AJ, Rutgers, M, Breure, AM (2004) Referenties voor bodemecosystemen: evaluatie van functies en ecologische diensten. (Reference assemblages for soil ecosystems: evaluating functions and ecological services). RIVM Rapport 607604006 (70 pp)
  • Breure, AM, Rutgers, M, Bloem, J, Brussaard, L, Didden, W, Jagers op Akkerhuis, G, Mulder, Ch, Schouten, AJ, Van Wijnen, HJ (2003) Ecologische kwaliteit van de bodem. RIVM rapport 607604005 (32 pp)
  • Schouten, AJ, Rutgers, M, Breure, AM (2001) BoBI op weg. Tussentijdse evaluatie van het project Bodembiologische Indicator. RIVM rapport 607604002 (41 pp)
  • Schouten, AJ, Bloem, J, Breure, AM, Didden, WAM, Esbroek, M van, Ruiter, PC de, Rutgers, M, Siepel, H, Velvis, H (2001) Pilotproject Bodembiologische Indicator voor Life Support Functies van de bodem. RIVM rapport 607604001 (102pp)
  • Breure, AM, Rutgers, M (2000) Vaststellen van veldeffecten van milieustressoren – het belang van een indicator voor pollution-induced community tolerance (PICT). RIVM rapport 607601006
  • Ietswaart, Th, Breure, AM (2000) Een indicatorsysteem voor natuurlijke zuivering in oppervlaktewater RIVM rapport 607605 001
  • Ietswaart, Th, Breure, AM, Hersbach, L, Verhoeven, JTA, Portielje, R Boers, PCM, Admiraal, W, Leslie, H, Dankers, N, Brinkman, B, Duin, W van, Dijkema, K, Behrends, B (2000) Een indicatorsysteem voor natuurlijke zuivering in oppervlaktewater. Achtergrondrapport. RIVM rapport 607605 002
  • Groot, M, Breure, A (1999) Biodiversiteit voor de farmaceutische industrie. In: JA Klijn (ed) De gebruikswaarde van biodiversiteit. De betekenis van biodiversiteit voor een aantal gebruiksfuncties en economische sectoren in Nederland. DLO Staring Centrum, Rapport 672, pp 111-120, Wageningen
  • Groot, M, Breure, A (1999) Maatschappelijke betekenis van biodiversiteit voor het reinigend vermogen van water en bodem. In: JA Klijn (ed) De gebruikswaarde van biodiversiteit. De betekenis van biodiversiteit voor een aantal gebruiksfuncties en economische sectoren in Nederland. DLO Staring Centrum, Rapport 672, pp 121-134, Wageningen
  • Groot, M, Breure, A (1999) Betekenis van biodiversiteit voor wetenschap en educatie. In: JA Klijn (ed) De gebruikswaarde van biodiversiteit. De betekenis van biodiversiteit voor een aantal gebruiksfuncties en economische sectoren in Nederland. DLO Staring Centrum, Rapport 672, pp 135-151, Wageningen
  • Schouten, AJ, Breure, AM, Bloem, J, Didden, W, Ruiter, PC de, Siepel, H (1999) Life support functies van de bodem: operationalisering tbv het biodiversiteitsbeleid. RIVM rapport 607601003
  • Traas, TP, Breure, AM, Schouten, AJ (1999) Evaluatienotitie toxische stoffen en biodiversiteit - toxische stress in termen van kans op voorkomen van organismen. RIVM rapport 607601005
  • Breure, AM, Wind, BS, Crum, SJH, Rutgers, M (1997) Naar een indicator voor functionele diversiteit van microbiële gemeenschappen. RIVM rapport 607601001
  • Breure, AM, Eijsackers, H, Klijn, JA, Opdam, PFM, Thissen, JBM, Verkaar, HJPA, (1996) Wat en Hoe met biodiversiteit. Onderzoeksprogrammering opgesteld ten behoeve van de onderbouwing van beleidsstandpunt N59 “Omgevingskwaliteit voor Biodiversiteit”, IBN-DLO, SC-DLO, IKC-N, RIVM
  • Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1995) Inventariserende studie tbv verdere ontwikkeling en validatie van de biodegadatie-submodule in PESTRAS. RIVM rapport 715901002
  • Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1989) Kleinschalige anaerobe zuivering van huishoudelijk afvalwater. Interimrapport 3. RIVM rapport 738518004
  • Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG, Lettinga, G (1989) Kleinschalige anaerobe zuivering van huishoudelijk afvalwater. Praktijkproef met drie UASB reactoren. Eindrapport. RIVM rapport 738518005
  • Breure, AM, Bogte, JJ, Walpot, JI, Van Andel, JG (1989) Biodegradatie xenobiotica IV. Inventarisatie van de mogelijkheden tot biologische afbraak van prioritaire organische stoffen in afvalstromen. RIVM rapport 738517004
  • Bogte, JJ, Breure, AM, Van Andel, JG (1988) Kleinschalige anaerobe zuivering van huishoudelijk afvalwater. Interimrapport 2. RIVM rapport 738518003
  • Breure, AM (1987) Afbraakwegen in de anaerobe zuivering van koolhydraat‑, vet‑ en eiwithoudend afvalwater. Rapport 87/2 in de "Publicatiereeks Milieubeheer", Ministerie van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer, ISBN 90 346 1060 8

Editorships

  • Breure, AM, Eijsackers, HJP, Groot, M (eds) (2008) Special issue: Ecological effects of diffuse pollution. In Science of the Total Environment 409, 371-537
  • Römbke, J, Breure, AM (eds) (2005) Special issue: Ecological Soil Quality. In Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 185-308
  • Markert, BA, Breure, AM, Zechmeister, HG (eds) (2003) Bioindicators & Biomonitors. Principles, Concepts and Applications. Elsevier, Oxford ISBN 0-08-044177-7

Other publications

  • Breure, AM, Jager, DT, Meent, D van de, Mulder, Ch, Peijnenburg, WJGM, Posthuma, L, Rutgers, M, Schouten, AJ, Sterkenburg, A, Struijs, J, Beelen, P van, Vonk, M, Zwart, D de (2002) Ecological Risk Assessment of Environmental Stress. In: EOLSS, Encyclopedia of Life-Support Systems. Unesco, Paris / World summit on Sustainable development (Rio + 10) Online at: http://www.eolss.net/
  • Schouten, T, Bloem, J, Didden, WAM, Rutgers, M, Siepel, H, Posthuma, L, Breure, AM, (2000) Development of a Biological Indicator for Soil Quality. SETAC Globe 1, (4), 30-32
  • Breure, AM (1991) Phase separation in anaerobic digestion. In: Lettinga, G, Hulshoff Pol, LW (eds) Anaerobic reactor technology, International course of anaerobic waste water treatment June 26 - August 7, 1991, pp 148-163, IHE, Delft and Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen
  • Breure, AM (1986) Hydrolysis and acidogenic fermentation of protein and carbohydrates in anaerobic waste water treatment. PhD thesis, University of Amsterdam



Last update: 7 October 2013