Dr. Ong Meng Chuan

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B.Sc., 2003, Kolej Universiti Sains & Teknologi Malaysia

M.Sc., 2006, Kolej Universiti Sains & Teknologi Malaysia

Ph.D, 2012, Universite de Bretagne-Sud, France

  

Contact Details

Level 3, SMES Building

School of Marine and Environmental Sciences

21030 Kuala Terengganu

Terengganu

Tel                  : +609 – 6683319

Fax                 : +609 – 6683193

E-mail            : ong@umt.edu.my

 

Research Interest

Marine Pollution

Metallic Trace Elements in Sediment and Biota

Sedimentology

Sedimentation Rate

Mapping (ArcGIS Approach)

  

Current Project(s)

Title : Assessment of the Environmental Significance of Trace Metals in Muar River based on Ecological and Human Health Approach

Position: Project Leader

Grant name & amount received: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme : RM113,000.00

Project Period:01/01/14 → 31/12/15

 

Title : Distribution of Metallic Trace Element Concentration in Surficial Sediments of Mengabang Telipot Enclosed Lagoon, Terengganu

Position: Project Leader

Grant name & amount received: Geran Galakkan Penyelidikan : RM10,000.00

Project Period:15/09/13 → 14/09/14

 

 Special Interest Group (SIG)

Sunda Shelf Research (Cluster Marine Sciences & Oceanography)

 

 Course Taught

Aquatic Pollution (MMS3202), (Undergraduate), UMT

Environmental & Development (MMS3002), (Undergraduate), UMT

Field Work (MMB3000), (Undergraduate), UMT

Industrial Training (MMS4992), (Undergraduate), UMT

 

 Graduate Students

Name of student: Norhazirah bt Abd Aziz

Project title: Selected Heavy Metals Content in Commercial Fishes from Pulau Kambing, Kuala Terengganu.

Year graduated: 2014 – present

E-mail: –

Publications

Year 2014

Ong MC, Yong JC, Khoo XY, Tan YF & Joseph B  (2014)  Selected Heavy Metals and Polycyclic Aromatic hydrocarbon in Commercial Fishes Caught from UMT Enclosed Lagoon.  Advances in Environmental Biology, 8(14), 91-98.

Year 2013

Ong MC, Shazili NAM, Menier D & Effendy AWM  (2013) Levels of Trace Elements in Tissue of Ostrea Edulis and Crassostrea Gigas from Quiberon Bay, Brittany, France.  Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, Vol. 8(2), 378-287.

Ong MC, Menier D, Shazili NAM & Kamaruzzaman BY  (2013)  Geochemical Characteristic of Heavy metals Concentration in Sediments of Quiberon Bay Waters, South Brittany, France.  Oriental Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 29(1), 39-45.

Nor Antonina A, Shazili NAM, Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC, Rosnan Y, Sharifah FN  (2013)  Geochemistry of the Rare Earth Elements (REE) Distribution in Terengganu Coastal Waters : A Study Case from Redang Island Marine Sediment.  Open Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 3(3), 154-159.

 Year 2012

Ong MC, Menier D, Shazili NAM & Dupont V  (2012)  Geochemistry of Metallic Trace Elements in Surficial Sediments of the Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany, France.  Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 12(21), 2215–2224.

Ong MC, Kamaruzzaman BY & Noor Azhar MS  (2012)  Sediment Characteristic Studies in the Surface Sediment from Kemaman Mangrove Forest, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Oriental Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 28(4), 1639–1644.

Year 2011

Kamaruzzaman BY, Shuhada NT, Akbar B, Shahbudin S, Jalal KCA, Ong MC,

Al–Barwani SM & Goddard JS  (2011)  Spatial Concentration of Lead and Copper in Bottom Sediments of Langkawi Coastal Area, Malaysia.  Research Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 5(2), 179–186.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Willison KYS & Ong MC  (2011)  Determination of Estuarine Sedimentation Rates using 230Thexcess/232TH Ratio in the Paka Estuary, Malaysia.  Trends in Applied Sciences Research, Vol. 6(1), 95–100.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Nurulnadia MY, Noor Azhar MS, Ong MC, Shahbudin S, Jalal KCA & Joseph B  (2011)  Heavy Metal Concentration in the Surface Sediment of Tanjung Lumpur Mangrove Forest, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.  Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 40(2), 89–92.

Year 2010

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC & Rina SZ  (2010)  Concentration of Zn, Cu and Pb in Some Selected Marine Fishes of the Pahang Coastal Waters, Malaysia.  American Journal of Applied Science, Vol. 7(3), 309–314.

Kamaruzzaman BY,  Ong MC, Rina SZ & Jospeh B  (2010)  Levels of Some Heavy Metals in Fishes from Pahang River Estuary, Pahang, Malaysia.  Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol. 10(2), 157–161.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Siti Waznah A, Ong MC & Joseph B  (2010)  Spatial Distribution of Lead and Copper in the Bottom Sediment of Pahang River Estuary, Pahang, Malaysia.  Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 39(4), 543–547.

Zaleha K, Kamaruzzaman BY, Akbar John B & Ong MC  (2010)  Cd, Cu and Pb Concentration Levels in Horseshoe Crab Nesting Grounds of Pahang Coast, Malaysia.  Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol. 10(8), 790–794.

Siti Waznah A, Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC, Rina SZ & Mohd Zahir S  (2010)  Spatial and Temporal Bottom Sediment Characteristic of Pahang River Estuary, Pahang, Malaysia.  Oriental Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 26(1), 39–44.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Siti Waznah A, Mohd Zahir MS, Ong MC, Shahbudin S, Jalal KCA, Rina Sharlinda Z, Shuhada AT, Akbar John B, Joseph B, Al–Balwani SM & Goddard JS  (2010)  Distribution of Chromium, Manganese and Cobalt in the Bottom Sediment of Pahang River Estuary, Pahang, Malaysia.  Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 10(23), 3122–3126.

Kamaruzzaman BY & Ong MC  (2010)  The Determination of 210Pb in the Sediments: Sedimentation rates from terengganu Coastal Waters, Malaysia.  Current World Environment, Vol. 5(1): 543–547.

Year 2009

Kamaruzzaman BY & Ong MC  (2009)  The Sediment Geochemical Proxy of Some Chemical Elements in Sediments of Kemaman River Estuary, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 38(5), 631–636.

Ong MC, Kamaruzzaman BY & Joseph B  (2009)  Geochemical Studies of Setiu Lagoon, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Malaysian Journal of Science, Vol. 28(2), 217–222.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Hasrizal S, Mohd Nizam BI, Ong MC, Jalal KCA & Shahbudin S  (2009)  Geochemical proxy of sediment cores from Terengganu coastal, East–Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.  Oriental Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 25(1), 9–14.

Hasrizal S, Kamaruzzaman BY, Sakri I & Ong MC  (2009)  Seasonal Distribution of Organic Carbon in the Surface Sediments of the Terengganu Nearshore Coastal Area.  American Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 5(1), 111–115.

Ong MC & Kamaruzzaman BY  (2009)  An Assessment of Metal (Pb and Cu) Contamination in Bottom Sediment from South China Sea Coastal Waters, Malaysia.  American Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 6(7), 1416–1421.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC, Jalal KCA, Shabuddin S & Mohd Nor O  (2009)  Accumulation of Lead and Copper in Rhizophora Apiculata from Setiu Mangrove Forest, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Journal of Environmental Biology, Vol. 30(5), 821–824.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Siti Waznah A, Ong MC, Shahbudin S & Jalal KCA  (2009)  Variability of Organic Carbon Content in Bottom Sediment pf Pahang River Estuary, Pahang, Malaysia.  Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 9(24), 4253–4257.

Year 2008

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC& Ridzwan H & Jalal KCA  (2008)  Seasonal Surface Sediment Characteristic of the Kuala Sepetang River, Taiping, Perak.  Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 37(2), 143–147.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC, Noor Azhar MS, Shahbudin S & Jalal KCA  (2008)  Geochemistry of Sediment in the Major Estuarine Mangrove Forest Of Terengganu Region, Malaysia.  American Journal of Applied Science, Vol. 5(12), 1707–1712.

Kamaruzzaman BY & Ong MC  (2008)  The Distribution of Some Geochemical Elements in the Surface Sediment of Kerteh Mangrove Forest, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 37(2), 337–340.

Kamaruzzaman BY & Ong MC  (2008)  Recent Sedimentation Rate and Sediment Age Determination of Kemaman–Chukai Mangrove Forest, Terengganu, Malaysia.  American Journal of Agriculture & Biological Sciences, Vol. 3(3), 522–525.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong, MC & Jalal KCA  (2008)  Levels of Copper, Zinc and lead in Fishes of Mengabang Telipot River, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol. 8(7), 1181–1186.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC, Zaleha K & Shahbudin S  (2008)  Levels of heavy Metals (Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn) in Green–lipped Mussel Perna veridis (L.) from Muar River Estuary, Johore, Malaysia.  Pakistan Journal of Biological Science, Vol. 11(18), 2249–2253.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC, Willison KYS, Ridzwan H & Ahmed Jalal KCA  (2008)  Horizontal Variability of Organic Carbon in Kerteh Mangrove Forests, Malaysia.  Journal of Bioscience, Vol. 19 (1), 17–22.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Shazili NAM, Willison KYS, Ong MC, Norhizam HAG & Shahbudin S  (2008)  A Role of the Northeast Monsoon Seasons in the Dilution of Cu and Pb Concentration in Sediments off Pahang, South China Sea.  Malaysia Marine Ecosystem: The Studies of Johor Darul Takzim East Coast, Vol. 2, 31–39.

Year 2007

Kamaruzzaman BY, Khali AH & Ong MC  (2007)  Mercury Concentration of Four Fish Species in the Bebar River Upstream, Pahang, Malaysia.  Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol. 10(7), 1103–1107.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Antonina A, Airiza Z, Syalindran S & Ong MC  (2007)  The Geochemical Profile of Mn, Co, Cu and Fe in Kerteh Mangrove Forest, Terengganu.  Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, Vol. 11 (2), 336–339.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Zaleha K, Ong MC & Willison KYS  (2007)  Copper and Zinc in Three Dominant Brackish Water Fish Species from Paka Estuary, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Malaysian Journal of Science, Vol. 26(2), 64–70.

Kamaruzzaman BY &Ong MC  (2007)  Spatial Distribution of Organic Carbon in Estuarine Mangrove Forests in Terengganu, Malaysia.  Chemical Research Communications, Vol. 21, 34–37.

Year 2006

Kamaruzzaman BY, Mohd. Effendy AW, Willison KYS, Hasrizal BS &Ong MC  (2006)  Determination of Sedimentation Rate in Terengganu Coastal Water, East–Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.  Ultra Chemistry, Vol. 2 (1), 1–6.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Willison KYS &Ong MC  (2006)  The Concentration of Mn, Cu, Zn and Pb in Sediments of Paka Estuary, Terengganu.  Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 14(1&2), 53–61.

Ong MC, Kamaruzzaman BY, Noor Azhar MS & Rosnan Y  (2006)  Distribution and Normalization of Lead, Copper and Zinc in Terengganu Mangrove Surface Sediment, Malaysia.  Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, Vol. 1(1), 74–84.

Hasrizal S, Kamaruzzaman BY, Jamil T, Ong MC& Willison KYS  (2006)  TaburanElemen Cu, Mndan Zn di dalamSedimenDasar Sungai HutanPayaLautLarutMatang, Taiping, Perak.  Malaysian Journal of Analytical Science, Vol. 10(2), 211–216.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Jamil BT, Hasrizal S, Willison KYS &Ong MC  (2006)  InterpretasiKemasukkanSumberAntropogenikbagiElemen–ElemenKimia di dalamSedimentDasarSungai Terengganu denganMenggunakan Al dan Li SebagaiElemenRujukan.  Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, Vol. 10(2), 269–274.

Year 2005

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC& Willison KYS  (2005)  Taburan Kepekatan Unsur Kimia di Dalam Teras Sedimen di Hutan Paya Bakau Paka, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, Vol. 9(1): 111–115.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Willison KYS &Ong MC  (2005)  The Determination of Sedimentation Rate Using 230Thexcess and 230Thexcess/232Th Ratio Methods in Paka Mangrove Forest, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences, Vol. 9(1): 106–110.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC& Willison KYS  (2005)  TaburanMenegakKarbonOrganik di dalamHutan Paya Bakau Pahang, Malaysia.  Journal of Bioscience, Vol. 16(2), 117–123.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC& Willison KYS  (2005)  The Distribution of Cobalt, Copper, Lead and Zinc in the Surface Sediment of Rompin Mangrove Forest, Pahang, Malaysia.  Oriental Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 21(3), 395–400.

Year 2004

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC& Willison KYS  (2004)  Taburan Kepekatan Kobalt, Kuprum, Zink dan Plumbum di Dalam Sedimen Dasar Muara Sungai Terengganu, Malaysia.  Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 33(2): 147–156.

Kamaruzzaman BY, Ong MC& Willison KYS  (2004)  Trace Metal Concentration in the Surface Sediments of Paka Mangrove Forest, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Malaysian Journal of Science, Vol. 23(2): 55–60.