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Peer Reviewed Publications 2012-2013

Apul, O.G., Wang, Q., Shao, T., Rieck, J.R., and Karanfil, T.,* “Predictive Model Development for Adsorption of Aromatic Contaminants by Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Environmental Science and Technology, 47, 2295-2303, (2013).

Apul, O.G., Wang, Q., Zhou, Y., and Karanfil, T.* “Adsorption of Aromatic Organic Contaminants by Graphene Nanosheets: Comparison with Carbon Nanotubes and Activated Carbon,” Water Research, 47, 1648-1654, (2013).

Azam, H.M., and Finneran, K.T. “Ferric iron amendment increases Fe(III)-reducing microbial diversity and carbon oxidation in on-site wastewater systems,” Chemosphere, 90, 1435-1443 (2013).

Bhattacharya, P., Conroy, N., Rao, A.M., Powell, B.A., Ladner, D.A., and Ke, P.C. "PAMAM dendrimer for mitigating humic foulant." RSC Advances, 2, 7997-8001 (2012).

Chen, R., Powell, B. A., Mortimer, M., and Ke, P., “Adaptive Interactions between Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles and Chlorella sp.” Environmental Science and Technology, 46(21), 12178-12185 (2012).

Chen Y.H., and Walker,T.H., “Fed-batch fermentation and supercritical fluid extraction of heterotrophic microalgal Chlorella protothecoides lipids,” Bioresource Technology, 114, 512-517 (2012).

Dang, V. D., Lee, C. M., and Walters, D. M., “Assessing Ongoing Sources of Dissolved Phase Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in a Contaminated Stream.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 32(3), 535-540 (2013).

Fanizza, M.F., Yoon, H., Zhang, C., Oostrom, M., Wietsma, T., Hess, N.J., Bowden, M.E., Strathmann, T.J., Finneran, K.T., and Werth, C.J. “Pore-scale evaluation of uranyl phosphate precipitation in a model groundwater system,” Water Resources Research, 49, 874-890 (2013).

Fthenakis, V., and Anctil, A., “Direct Te mining Resource availability and impact on cumulative energy demand of CdTe PV life-cycles,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 3 (1) (2013).

Gan, X., Karanfil, T.*, Kaplan-Bekaroglu, S.S., and Shan, J., “The Control of N-DBP and C-DBP Precursors with MIEX,” Water Research, 47, 1344-1352, (2013).

Gan, X., Kim, D., and Karanfil, T.,* “MIEX Treatment of an Effluent Impacted Stream Water” Journal of American Water Works Association, 105(5), E195-E206 (2013).

Geitner, N.K., Bhattacharya, P., Steele, M., Chen, R., Ladner, D.A., and Ke, P.C. "Understanding dendritic polymer-hydrocarbon interactions for oil dispersion." RSC Advances, 9371-9375 (2012).

Gillens, A. and Powell, B. A., “Rapid quantification of TBP and TBP degradation product ratios by FTIR-ATR” Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 1-10 (2013).

Hixon, A.E., Arai, Y., and Powell, B.A., “Examination of the effect of alpha radiolysis of plutonium(V) sorption to quartz using multiple plutonium isotopes,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 403, 105-112 (2013).

Hong, Y., Song, H., and Karanfil, T.,* “Formation of Haloacetic Acids from Dissolved Organic Matter Fractions during Chloramination,” Water Research, 47, 1147-1155, (2013).

Horner, J. E., Castle, J. W., Rodgers J. H., Jr., Murray Gulde, C. L., and Myers, J. E.,  “Design and Performance of Pilot-Scale Constructed Wetland Treatment Systems for Treating Oilfield Produced Water from Sub-Saharan Africa,” Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 223, 1945-1957 (2012).

Hur, J., Lee, M.H., Song, H., and Schlautman, M.A..  “Microbial transformation of dissolved organic matter from different sources and its influence on disinfection byproduct formation potentials,” Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20, 4176-4187(2013).

Joshi, H., Moser, B.R., and Walker, T.H., “Mixed alkyl esters from cottonseed oil: Improved biodiesel properties and blends with diesel fuel,” Journal of the American Oil Chemist’s Society, 89(1), 145-153 (2012).

Johnston, T., and Karanfil, T.,* “Calculating the Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Water Utilities” Journal of American Water Works Association, 105, (7) XX-XX (2013).

Kiser, M.A., Ladner, D.A., Hristovski, K.D., and Westerhoff, P. "Nanomaterial transformation and association with fresh and freeze-dried wastewater activated sludge: Implications for testing protocol and environmental fate." Environmental Science and Technology, 46, 7046-7053 (2012)

Kreller, D.I., Schlautman, M.A., and McGunigale, S.L., “Combined HPLC/HPSEC study of Suwannee River Fulvic Acid adsorptive fractionation on alpha-aluminum oxide,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 390, 242-249 (2013).

Lee, B.J., Schlautman, M.A., Toorman, E., and Fettweis, M.,  “Competition between kaolinite flocculation and stabilization in divalent cation solutions dosed with anionic polyacrylamides” Water Research, 46(17), 5696-5706 (2012).

Liu, Z., and Moysey, S.M.J, “The dependence of electrical resistivity-saturation relationships on multiphase flow instability”, ISRN Geophysics, 12, Article:270750 (2012).

Luo, P., Sharp, J.L., DeVol, T.A., “Bayesian Analysis of Time-Interval Data for Environmental Radiation Monitoring,”  Health Physics Journal, 104 (1), 15-25 (2013).

Luo, P., Sharp, J.L., DeVol, T.A., “CUSUM Analyses of Time-Interval Data for Online Radiation Monitoring,” Health Physics Journal, 102 (6), 637-645 (2012).

Mangel, A.R., Moysey, S.M.J., Ryan, J.C., and Tarbutton, J.A., “Multi-offset ground-penetrating radar imaging of a lab-scale infiltration test,” Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 4009-4022, (2012)

Miller, S.A., Moysey, S.M., Sharp, B., and Alfaro, J., “A stochastic approach to model dynamic systems in life cycle assessment,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, 17(3), 352-362 (2013).

Murdoch, L. C., and Germanovich, L.N. “Storage change in a flat-lying fracture during well tests,” Water Resources Research, 48, W12528 (2012).

Nguyen, H.V.M., Lee, M.H., Hur, J., and Schlautman, M.A., “Variations in spectroscopic characteristics and disinfection byproduct formation potentials of dissolved organic matter for two contrasting storm events,” Journal of Hydrology, 481, 132-142, (2013).

Selbes, M., Kim, D., Ates, N. and Karanfil, T.,* “The Roles of Tertiary Amine Structure, Background Organic Matter and Chloramine Species on NDMA Formation,” Water Research, 47, 945-953, (2013).

Seliman, A.F.,  Borai, E.H.,  Lasheen, Y. F., and DeVol T.A., “Remobilization of 60Co, 85Sr, 137Cs, 152Eu and 241Am from a contaminated soil column by groundwater and organic ligands,” Transport in Porous Media, 93(3), 799-813 (2012).

Shuller, L.C., Ewing, R.C., and Becker, U., “Np-incorporation into uranyl phases: A quantum-mechanical evaluation,” Journal of Nuclear Materials Special Issue on Spent Nuclear Fuel, 434, 440-450 (2013).

Shuller-Nickles, L.C., Ewing, R.C., and Becker, U., “Quantum-mechanical calculations and Monte Carlo simulations of the thermodynamic mixing properties for tetravalent AO2 (A = Zr, Ce, Th, U),” Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 197, 550-559 (2013).

Slack, T. Z., Murdoch, L.C., Germanovich, L.N., and Hisz, D.B., “Reverse water-level change during interference slug tests in fractured rock, USA,” Water Resources Research, 49, 1552-1567 (2013). 

Xu, X., and Carraway, E.R., "Sonication-Assisted Synthesis of Beta-Mercuric Sulphide Nanoparticles," Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, 2, 1-6 (2012).

Wei, N., Finneran, K.T., “Low and high acetate amendments are equally as effective at promoting complete dechlorination of trichloroethylene (TCE)”, Biodegradation, 24, 413-425 (2013).

Ye, X., Zhang, X., Morgenroth, E., Finneran, K.T. “Exogenous anthrahydroquinone-2,6-disulfonate specifically increases xylose utilization during mixed sugar fermentation by Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38, 2719 - 2727 (2013).

Yu, R., Peethambaram, H. S. Falta, R. W., Verce, M. F., Henderson, J. K., Bagwell, C. E., Brigmon, R. L., and Freedman, D. L.  “Kinetics of 1,2-Dichloroethane and 1,2-Dibromoethane Biodegradation in Anaerobic Enrichment Cultures,”  Appl. Environ. Microbiol, 79(4), 1359-1367 (2013).

Zhang, S*., Shao, T., and Karanfil, T.  Pan, B. “The Correlation between Structural Characteristics and Adsorption Affinity of Activated Carbons,” Adsorption, 18, 229-238, (2012).

Zuo, L., Zhang, C., Falta, R.W., and Benson, S.M.,  “Micromodel investigations of CO2 exsolution from carbonated water in sedimentary rocks” Advances in Water Resources, 53, 188-197 (2012).

Conference Presentations 2007-2008

Arrigo, J S, Famiglietti, J S, Murdoch, L C, Lakshmi, V, Hooper, R. P.  2012. Establishing a Framework for Community Modeling in Hydrologic Science: Recommendations from the CUAHSI CHyMP Initiative.  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Ca, 3-7 Dec. 2012. 

Douglass, B. W. Chamlee, T.Waterhouse, L.C. Murdoch, 2012.  The Effect of Dam Removal on transport of Sediment in Twelve-Mile Creek, South Carolina.  Fall 2012 Carolina Geological Society Meeting and Field Trip Guidebook, 6 p.

Douglass, B. J., T.Waterhouse, W. Chamlee, L.C. Murdoch.  2012.  The Dam Removal Effect on Erosion and Deposition of Sediment on Twelve-Mile Creek. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 4-7 Nov. 2012.

Ellison, K., R. Falta, L. Murdoch, and S. Brame, 2012, Behavior of brines containing dissolved CO2 in abandoned wells, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, September 17-19, 2012.

Falta, R.W., L. Zuo, and S.M. Benson, 2012, Migration of exsolved CO2 following depressurization of saturated brines, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, September 17-19, 2012.

Freeman, C., L.C. Murdoch, L. Germanovich. 2012.  Estimating Land-Atmosphere Moisture Exchange by Measuring Subsurface Displacements.  Third CUAHSI Biennial, Bouder, CO, July 16-18, 2012.

Freeman,   Clay.  L.C. Murdoch. L. N. Germanovich, S. Miller.  2012.  Using subsurface displacement to estimate changes in water content.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 4-7 Nov. 2012.

Freeman, C., L.C. Murdoch, L. C. S. Miller, Germanovich. 2012.  Using Subsurface Soil Displacement to Estimate Change in Water Content.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 4-7 Nov. 2012.

Freeman, C., L.C. Murdoch, L. Germanovich. 2012. Estimating Hydrologic Processes from Subsurface Displacements  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Ca, 3-7 Dec. 2012. 

Gangrade, S., and S.M. Moysey, Inferring variations in field-scale soil processes using transient electromagnetic induction to improve the efficiency of irrigation techniques in India, SEG Expanded Abstracts.

Hall, R.J., L.C. Murdoch, W.W. Slack. D.E. Knight. 2012. Hydraulic fracturing as an environmental remediation tool.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 4-7 Nov. 2012.

Kim, S, Murdoch, L C, Germanovich, L N, Moysey, S M, Skawski, G M, Ebenhack, J, Smith, J, Ozan, C. Using wellbore deformation as a diagnostic tool during CO2 sequestration.  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Ca, 3-7 Dec. 2012. 

Mangel, A.R., S. Moysey, A. Creighton, A. Smolka, M. Finley, "Monitoring infiltration in 3D using multi-channel ground-penetrating radar", SEG Expanded Abstracts.

Murdoch, Lawrence C., Kim, Sihyun, Moysey, Stephen M.  Ebenhack, Johnathan, Skawski, Glenn, Hisz, David, and Germanovich, Leonid.  2012. Wellbore deformation as a monitoring and assessment tool during CO2 sequestration.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 4-7 Nov. 2012.

Oware, E., S. Moysey, T. Khan, "Improved imaging of electrically conductive solute plumes using a new strategy for physics-based regularization of resistivity imaging problems", SEG Expanded Abstracts.

Ruprecht, C., and R. Falta, 2012, Comparison of supercritical and dissolved CO2 injection schemes, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, September 17-19, 2012.

Patterson, C.G., and R.W. Falta, 2012, A simple history-dependent nonwetting phase trapping model for the TOUGH simulators, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, September 17-19, 2012.

Santikari, V.P., L.C. Murdoch, M.S. Schlautman.  2012.  Evaluating the effects of construction activities on stream flow and water quality. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 4-7 Nov. 2012.