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Person Details: Reto Giere

Superfund Research Program

Reto Giere

University of Pennsylvania
School of Arts and Science (SAS), Department of Earth and Environmental Sci
156 Hayden Hall
240 South 33rd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Phone: 215-898-6907
Fax: 215-898-0964




  • Vigliaturo R, Marengo A, Bittarello E, Perez-Rodriguez I, Drazic G, Giere R. 2020. Micro- and nano-scale mineralogical characterization of Fe(II)-oxidizing bacterial stalks. Geobiology doi:10.1111/gbi.12398 PMID:32459887


  • Giacobbe C, Wright J, Dejoie C, Tafforeau P, Berruyer C, Vigliaturo R, Giere R, Gualtieri AF. 2019. Depicting the crystal structure of fibrous ferrierite from British Columbia using a combined synchrotron techniques approach. J Appl Crystallogr 52:1397-1408. doi:10.1107/S1600576719013980 PMID:31798362 PMCID:PMC6878881
  • Vigliaturo R, Pollastri S, Giere R, Gualtieri AF, Drazic G. 2019. Experimental quantification of the Fe-valence state at amosite-asbestos boundaries using acSTEM dual-electron energy-loss spectroscopy. American Mineralogist 104:1820-1828. doi:10.2138/am-2019-7218


  • Arletti R, Fantini R, Giacobbe C, Giere R, Vezzalini G, Vigliaturo R, Quartieri S. 2018. High-temperature behavior of natural ferrierite: In-situ synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction study. American Mineralogist 103:1741-1748. doi:10.2138/am-2018-6663
  • Ventura GD, Vigliaturo R, Giere R, Pollastri S, Gualtieri AF, Iezzi G. 2018. Infra red spectroscopy of the regulated asbestos amphiboles. Minerals 8(9):413. doi:10.3390/min8090413
  • Vigliaturo R, Ventura GD, Choi JK, Marengo A, Lucci F, O'Shea M, Perez-Rodriguez I, Giere R. 2018. Mineralogical characterization and dissolution experiments in Gamble's solution of Tremolitic Amphibole from Passo di Caldenno (Sondrio, Italy). Minerals 8:24. doi:10.3390/min8120557
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