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Frederic K. Pfaender

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
CB#7431, 008 Rosenau Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431
Phone: 919-966-3842
Fax: 919-966-7911
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Projects

Research Briefs

Superfund Sites

Horton Iron and Metal

  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Research Translation Core

Reilly Tar & Chemical Corp. (St. Louis Park)

  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Beyond Parent Compound Disappearance in the Bioremediation of PAH-Contaminated Soil

Wright Chemical Corporation

  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Research Translation Core

Publications

2008
  • Jones, Maiysha D., David Singleton, Darryl Carstensen, Sabrina N. Powell, Julie S. Swanson, Frederic K. Pfaender, and Michael D. Aitken. 2008. Effect of Incubation Conditions on the Enrichment of Pyrene-Degrading Bacteria Identified by Stable Isotope Probing in an Aged, PAH-Contaminated Soil. Microbial Ecology.   56(2):341-349.
  • Zhu, H., J. Chadwick Roper, Frederic K. Pfaender, and Michael D. Aitken. 2008. Effects of Anaerobic Incubation on the Desorption of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Contaminated Soils. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.   27(4):837-844. doi:10.1897/07-166.1  
2006
  • Christman, Russell F. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 2006. Molecular implications of hydrophobic organic partitioning theory. Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica.   34(4):367-374.
  • Pravecek, Tasha L., Russell F. Christman, and Frederic K. Pfaender. 2006. Microbial bioavailability of pyrene in three laboratory-contaminated soils under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.   86:72-86.
  • Roper, J.Chadwick, Denise M. Brown, Michelle A. Sullivan, Robert Schoonhoven, James A. Swenberg, and Frederic K. Pfaender. 2006. Epifluorescence microscopy and image analysis of high-level polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contamination in soils. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.   25(12):3093-100.
2005
  • Kim, Han S. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 2005. Effects of Microbially Mediated Redox Conditions on PAH-Soil Interactions. Environmental Science & Technology.   39(23):9189-9196.
  • Pravecek, Tasha L., Russell F. Christman, and Frederic K. Pfaender. 2005. Impact of imposed anaerobic conditions and microbial activity on aqueous-phase solubility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.   24(2):286-293.
2003
  • Vanderford, M. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 2003. Toxicity, Persistence, and Influence of Pyrene-4,5-Dione on PAH Biodegradation. In: Proceedings of the Battelle Bioremediation Conference.
2002
  • Kukich, D.M., Robert Schoonhoven, Russell F. Christman, and Frederic K. Pfaender. 2002. Interactions of Natural Organic Matter with the Mineral Matrix of Soil. In: Proceedings of the International Humic Substances Society Meeting. Boston, MA.
  • Pfaender, Frederic K. 2002. Interactions of Soil Mineral Matrices with Soil Organic Carbon and Microorganisms. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Bound Residues of Organic Compounds in the Soil Environment. Lancaster, United Kingdom.
2001
1999
  • Pfaender, Frederic K. 1999. Unanswered Questions: The role of research. Bioavailability: Using what we know, learning what we need. National Environmental Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.
1998
1997
  • Carmichael, Lisa M. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1997. Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism in soils: Relationships to soil characteristics and preexposure. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.   16(4):666-675.
  • Carmichael, Lisa M. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1997. The effect of inorganic and organic supplements on the microbial degradation of phenanthrene and pyrene in soils. Biodegradation.   8:1-13.
  • Carmichael, Lisa M., Russell F. Christman, and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1997. Desorption and mineralization kinetics of phenanthrene and chrysene in contaminated soils. Environmental Science & Technology.   31:126-132.
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1997. Microbial Role in Regulation of PAH Bioavailability. OECD Workshop Mexico on Biotechnology for Water Use and Conservation, Oct. 20, Cocoyoc, Mexico. OECD Proceedings. 221-238.
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1997. The fate of pyrene aged in soil. In: Proceedings of the ASI/NATO (Advanced Study Institute/ North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Conference on Bioavailability of Organic Pollutants. Jesenik, Czech Republic.
  • Roper, J.Chadwick and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1997. Effect of repeated additions on phenanthrene mineralization and toxicity in soil. In: Proceedings of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
1996
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1996. Pyrene Mineralization in Pristine Soils Treated with Vegetation or UV light. In: Proceedings of the 96th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology. New Orleans, LA.
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1996. The Fate of 14C-Pyrene in Soils and Vegetated Soils. In: Proceedings of the 212th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 25-29, 1996. Orlando, FL.
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1996. The Fate of Pyrene and Chrysene in PAH Mixtures. In: 18th Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Washington, DC.
  • Roper, J.Chadwick and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1996. Pyrene, Chrysene, and Salicylic Acid Fate in Surface Soil Microcosms. In: Proceedings of American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 1996. New Orleans, LA.
1995
  • Carmichael, Lisa M. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1995. Comparison of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon degradation in four contaminated soils. In: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium, San Diego, CA on In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation, Third International Symposium. San Diego, CA.
  • Carmichael, Lisa M. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1995. The microbial degradation of high molecular weight PAH in soils. In: Proceedings of American Society for Microbiology, 1995 National Meeting.
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1995. Microbially mediated fate of pyrene and phenanthrene in soil. In: Proceedings of the 95th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology. Washington, DC.
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1995. Microbially mediated fate of pyrene and phenanthrene in soil. In: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium, San Diego, CA on In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation, Third International Symposium. San Diego, CA.
  • Guthrie, Elizabeth A. and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1995. Microbially mediated incorporation of 14C-pyrene into soil organic matter. In: 17th Annual Meeting, November 17-22.
  • Thompkins, J., Elizabeth A. Guthrie, and Frederic K. Pfaender. 1995. Toxicity evaluation of PAH mixtures using microtox. In: 17th Annual Meeting, November 17-22.