Ph.D. Dissertation:

1.      Sanei H., (2005): Environmental geochemistry and petrology of the recent sediments from lakes in the vicinity of the coal-fired power plants in central Alberta, Canada, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (for the complete text please contact hsanei@nrcan.gc.ca), Abstract

Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) Published Bulletin:

2.    Goodarzi F., Sanei H., and Duncan W. F., (2003): Deposition of trace elements in the Trail region, British Columbia; An assessment of the environmental effect of a base metal smelter on land. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin # 573. (purchase here), Abstract

Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) Open File:

3.    Goodarzi F. and Sanei H., (2002): The deposition of trace elements on the land/surface soil in the Wabamun Lake area, Alberta, Canada. Geological Survey of Canada, Open file # 4171. January 2002, Calgary, Canada (purchase here), Cover.

Guest Editor in a Journal Special Issue:

4.    Gentzis T. and Sanei H., (2006): New Horizons in Coal Science, Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, International Journal of Coal Geology, Volume 65, Issues 1-2, Pages 1-170, Elsevier, Abstract, Cover.

Published Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  • 5. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (Submitted) Plerospheres and its role in reduction of emitted fine fly ash particles from pulverized coal-fired power plants, Fuel.
  • 6. Goodarzi F., Huggins F.E., Sanei H.  (Accepted) Assessment of elements, speciation of As, Cr, Ni and emitted Hg for a Canadian power plant burning bituminous coal, International Journal of Coal Geology.

    7. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (Accepted) Distribution of trace elements in topsoil in the vicinity of a coal-fired power plant in western Canada, International Journal of Coal Geology.

  • 8. Outridge P.M., Sanei H., Stern G.A., Hamilton P.B., and Goodarzi F., (2007): Evidence for control of mercury accumulation in sediments by variations of aquatic primary productivity in Canadian High Arctic lakes, Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T), Vol 41, pp 5259-5265.
  • 9. Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Hilts H., (2007): Site-specific natural background concentrations of metals in topsoil from the Trail region, British Columbia, Canada, Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA), Vol 7, pp 41-48, Abstract
  • 10. Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2006): Relationship between organic matter and mercury in recent lake sediments: The Physical geochemical aspects, Applied Geochemistry.TOP Science Direct Paper♠, Abstract
  • 11. Reyes J., Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Stasiuk L.D., Duncan W., (2006): Petrographic and geochemical characteristics of organic matter associated with stream sediments in Trail area British Columbia, Canada, (In) New Horizons in Coal Science, Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, (Ed.) Gentzis T. and Sanei H., International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 65/1-2,  pp146-157, Abstract.
  • 12. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Stasiuk L.D., Bagheri-Sadeghi H., Reyes J., (2006): A preliminary study of mineralogy and geochemistry of four coal samples from northern Iran, (In) New Horizons in Coal Science, Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, (Ed.) Gentzis T. and Sanei H., International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol 65/1-2,   pp 33-50, Abstract
  • 13. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Garrett R. G., Labonté M., Duncan W. F., (2006): A review of the moss-monitoring survey around the Trail smelter, British Columbia. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA)., Vol 6, pp. 249-257, Abstract
  • 14. Sanei H., Stasiuk L.D., Goodarzi F., (2005): Petrological changes occurring in organic matter from Recent lacustrine sediments during thermal alteration by Rock-Eval pyrolysis, Organic Geochemistry, Vol 36/8 pp 1190-1203.TOP 25 Science Direct Paper♠, Abstract
  • 15. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Garrett R. G., Duncan W. F., (2002): Accumulation of trace elements on the surface soil around the Trail smelter, British Columbia, Canada. Environmental Geology, 43 (1-2), pp. 29-38, Abstract
  • 16. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Labonté M., Duncan W. F., (2002): Sources of lead and zinc associated with metal smelting activities in the Trail area, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 4 (3), pp. 400-407, Abstract.
  • 17. Stasiuk L.D., Sanei H., (2001): Characterization of diatom-derived lipids and chlorophyll within Holocene laminites, Saanich Inlet, British Columbia, using conventional and laser scanning fluorescence microscopy. Organic Geochemistry, 32, pp. 1417-1428, Abstract.
  • 18. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., Duncan W. F., (2001): Monitoring the distribution and deposition of trace elements associated with a zinc-lead smelter in the Trail area, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 3 (5), pp. 515-525, Abstract.
  • 19. Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Van Der Flier-Keller E., (2001): Historical Variation of Elements with Respect to Different Geochemical Fractions in Recent Sediments from Pigeon Lake, Alberta, Canada. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 3 (1), pp. 27-36, Abstract.
  • 20. Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Snowdon L.R., Stasiuk L.D., Van Der Flier-Keller E., (2000): Characterizing the Recent sediments from Pigeon Lake Alberta as related to anthropogenic and natural fluxes. Environmental Geosciences (AAPG), 7 (4), pp. 177-189, Abstract.
  • Published in Conference Proceedings:

  • 1. Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Telmer K., (2005): Geochemistry of the recent sediments from a lake in the vicinity of the coal-fired power plants in central Alberta, Canada. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan, Abstract.
  • 2. Goodarzi F., Reyes J., Sanei H., Huggins F., (2005): Assessment of elements contents of the feed coal, combination by-products, and stack emitted materials for a Canadian pulverized coal-fired power plant. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan.
  • 3. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2005): Aerial deposition of particles/elements around a coal-fired power plant in western Canada as determined by moss-monitoring survey. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan, Abstract.
  • 4. Sanei H., Goodarzi F., Telmer K., (2005): Spatial distribution of mercury & other trace elements in the recent lake sediments located in the vicinity of coal-fired power plants. Proceeding of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology (ICCS&T), 9th – 14th October 2005, Okinawa, Japan, Abstract.
  • 5. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (2003): Concentration and distribution of elements in milled-coal., power plant ashes and stack emitted materials in a Canadian coal fired power plants. Proceeding of 12th International Conference on Coal Sciences, 2nd-6th November 2003, Cairns, Australia. Paper 12P17, 7p.

  • 6. Sanei H., Goodarzi F., (2003): The influence of coal-fired power plants on lake sediment in Central Alberta, Canada (work in progress).  Proceeding of 12th International Conference on Coal Sciences, 2nd-6th November 2003, Cairns, Australia. Paper 8P15, 7p.
  • Geological Survey of Canada Internal Reports (to industry):

  • 1. Sanei H., (2005): Wet Deposition of Mercury and other Trace Elements in the vicinity of the Genesee Coal-Fired Power Plant, prepared for AXYS Environmental, H-S Consulting.
  • 2. Sanei H., (2005): Geochemical characteristic of a sediment sample from the Wabamun Lake’s littoral zone, prepared for Golder Associates, H-S Consulting. 
  • 3. Goodarzi F. and Sanei H., (September 2003): Deposition of Elements In Vicinity of the H.R. Milner Generating Station, Grand Cache, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.
  • 4. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (March 2003): Aerial Deposition of Elements Around the Battle River Coal-Fired Power Plant, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

    5. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (February 2003): Aerial Deposition of Elements Around the Sheerness Coal-Fired Generating Station, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

    6. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., (April 2003): Aerial Deposition of Elements around the Battle River Coal-Fired Power Plant, Alberta, Canada; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.

    7. Goodarzi F., Reyes J., Sanei H., (September 2002): Background Concentrations of Elements in Stream Sediments in Trail, BC and the Surrounding Area; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada. 

    8. Goodarzi F., Sanei H., P. Klassen, (December 2001): Preliminary Assessment of Background Concentrations of Elements in Soil from the Trail Area; Confidential Report, Geological Survey of Canada.