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Person Details: James F. Ranville

Superfund Research Program

James F. Ranville

Colorado School of Mines
312 Coolbaugh Hall
Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry
1012 14th St.
Golden, Colorado 80401
Phone: 303-273-3004
Fax: 303-273-3629


Hazardous Waste Sites

Central City / Clear Creek

  • Colorado School of Mines: Investigating Biogeochemical Controls on Metal Mixture Toxicity Using Stable Isotopes and Gene Expressions
  • Colorado School of Mines: Remediation Effectiveness for Mining Sites: Hysteresis and Metal Mixtures Effect



  • Iwasaki Y, Cadmus P, Ranville JF, Clements WH. 2022. Stream mesocosm experiments show no protective effects of calcium on copper toxicity to macroinvertebrates. Environ Toxicol Chem 41(5):1304-1310. doi:10.1002/etc.5308 PMID:35156224
  • Kotalik CJ, Meyer JS, Cadmus P, Ranville JF, Clements WH. 2022. Integrated assessment of chemical and biological recovery after diversion and treatment of acid mine drainage in a rocky mountain stream. Environ Toxicol Chem doi:10.1002/etc.5515 PMID:36345954
  • Meyer JS, Lloyd EH, Bevers S, Ranville JF. 2022. Physical-chemical recovery of a montane stream after remediation of acid mine drainage: timing and extent after turning off the tap. Environ Toxicol Chem doi:10.1002/etc.5519 PMID:36349955


  • Dabney B, Clements WH, Williamson JL, Ranville JF. 2018. Influence of metal contamination and sediment deposition on benthic invertebrate colonization at the North Fork Clear Creek Superfund Site, Colorado, USA. Environ Sci Technol 52:7072-7080. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b06556 PMID:29812923 PMCID:PMC6008246


  • Meyer JS, Traudt EM, Ranville JF. 2017. Is the factor-of-2 rule broadly applicable for evaluating the prediction accuracy of metal-toxicity models?. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 100(1):64-68. doi:10.1007/s00128-017-2258-4 PMID:29270647
  • Traudt EM, Ranville JF, Meyer JS. 2017. Effect of age on acute toxicity of cadmium, copper, nickel, and zinc in individual-metal exposures to Daphnia magna neonates. Environ Toxicol Chem 36:113-119. doi:10.1002/etc.3507 PMID:27225713


  • Cadmus P, Clements WH, Williamson JL, Ranville JF, Meyer JS, Gutierrez Gines MJ. 2016. The use and field and mesocosm experiments to quantify effects of physical and chemical stressors in mining-contaminated streams. Environ Sci Technol 50(14):7825–7833. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b01911 PMID:27362637
  • Traudt EM, Ranville JF, Smith S, Meyer JS. 2016. A test of the additivity of acute toxicity of binary-metal mixtures of ni with Cd, Cu, and Zn to Daphnia magna, using the inflection point of the concentration-response curves. Environ Toxicol Chem 35:1843-1851. doi:10.1002/etc.3342 PMID:26681657


  • Jackson BP, Bugge DM, Ranville JF, Chen CY. 2012. Bioavailability, toxicity, and bioaccumulation of quantum dot nanoparticles to the amphipod Leptocheirus plumulosus. Environ Sci Technol 46(10):5550–5556. doi:10.1021/es202864r PMID:22471552 PMCID:PMC3353010
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