Molecular markers and environmental organic geochemistry : an overview / Robert P. Eganhouse -- Signature lipid biomarker analysis for quantitative assessment in situ of environmental microbial ecology / David C. White, David B. Ringelberg, Sarah J. Macnaughton, Srinivas Alugupalli, and David Schram -- Diether and tetraether phospholipids and glycolipids as molecular markers for Archaebacteria (Archaea) / Morris Kates -- Seasonal variation in sedimentary microbial community structure as a backdrop for the detection of anthropogenic stress / Robert H. Findlay and Les Watling -- The use of aromatic acids and phospholipid-ester-linked fatty acids for delineation of processes affecting an aquifer contaminated with JP-4 fuel / Jiasong Fang, Michael J. Barcelona, and Candida West -- Application of chlorophyll and carotenoid pigments for the chemotaxonomic assessment of seston, periphyton, and cyanobacterial mats of Lake Okeechobee, Florida / Nancy M. Winfree, J. William Louda, Earl W. Baker, Alan D. Steinman, and Karl E. Havens -- Higher molecular weight terpenoids as indicators of organic emissions from terrestrial vegetation / Monica A. Mazurek and Bernd R.T. Simoneit -- Applications of biomarkers for identifying sources of natural and pollutant hydrocarbons in aquatic environments / John K. Volkman, Andrew T. Revill, and Andrew P. Murray -- Biogeochemical marker profiles in cores of dated sediments from large North American lakes / R.A. Bourbonniere, S.L. Telford, L.A. Ziolkowski, J. Lee, M.S. Evans, and P.A. Meyers -- An application of biomarkers in a preliminary environmental study of the Lower Daintree River, north Queensland, Australia / Noel F. Dunlop, J. David Smith, and R. Basil Johns -- Preliminary study of organic pollutants in air of Guangzhou, Hong Kong, and Macao / Jiamo Fu, Guoying Sheng, Yu Chen, Xinming Wang, Yushun Min, Ping'an Peng, S.C. Lee, L.Y. Chan, and Zhishi Wang -- Anthropogenic molecular markers: tools to identify the sources and transport pathways of pollutants / Hideshige Takada, Futoshi Satoh, Michael H. Bothner, Bruce W. Tripp, Carl G. Johnson, and John W. Farrington -- Alkylbenzenesulfonates in recent lake sediments as molecular markers for the environmental behavior of detergent-derived chemicals / René Reiser, Heidi Toljander, Achim Albrecht, and Walter Giger -- Linear alkylbenzenesulfonates and polychlorinated biphenyls as indicators of accumulation, biodegradation, and transport processes in sewage farm soils / Thorsten Reemtsma, Irena Savric, Claudia Hartig, and Martin Jekel -- Fluorescent whitening agents as molecular markers for domestic wastewater in recent sediments of Greifensee, Switzerland / Jean-Marc A. Stoll, Thomas F. Poiger, André F. Lotter, Michael Sturm, and Walter Giger -- Interpretations of contaminant sources to San Pedro Shelf sediments using molecular markers and principal component analysis / Charles R. Phillips, M. Indira Venkatesan, and Robert Bowen -- Use of trialkylamines as a marker of sewage addition into the marine environment / J.M. Bayona, N. Chalaux, J. Dachs, C. Maldonado, M. Indira Venkatesan, and J. Albaigš -- Aliphatic hydrocarbons, linear alkylbenzenes, and highly branched isoprenoids in molluscs of the Adriatic Sea, Italy / G.P. Serrazanetti, R. Artusi, and C. Pagnucco -- 2-(4-morpholinyl)benzothiazole as an indicator of tire-wear particles and road dust in the urban environment / Hidetoshi Kumata, Hideshige Takad, and Norio Ogura -- Detecting and distinguishing sources of sewage pollution in Australian inland and coastal waters and sediments / Rhys Leeming, Val Latham, Mark Rayner, and Peter Nichols -- Questions remain in the use of coprostanol and epicoprostanol as domestic waste markers : examples from coastal Florida / Paul M. Sherblom, Michael S. Henry, and Dan Kelly -- The use of azaarenes as indicators of combustion sources to the urban atmosphere and estuarine systems / Martin R. Preston, Hung-Yu Chen, and Peter J. Osborne -- Toxaphene residue composition as an indicator of degradation pathways / H. Parlar, G. Fingerling, D. Angerhèofer, G. Christ, and M. Coelhan -- Soot as a strong partition medium for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in aquatic systems / èOrjan Gustafsson and Philip M. Gschwend -- Polychlorinated biphenyls as probes of biogeochemical processes in rivers / S.A. Fitzgerald and J.J. Steuer -- Transport and degradation of semivolatile hydrocarbons in a petroleum-contaminated aquifer, Bemidji, Minnesota / E.T. Furlong, J.C. Koleis, and G.R. Aiken.