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Person Details: James R. Hunt

Superfund Research Program

James R. Hunt

University of California-Berkeley
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MC 1710
779 Davis Hall
Berkeley, California 94720-1710
Phone: 510-642-0948
Fax: 510-642-7483


Research Briefs

Hazardous Waste Sites

Alameda Naval Station

  • University of California-Berkeley: Historical Exposure Assessment

Gambonini Mercury Mine

  • University of California-Berkeley: Historical Exposure Assessment

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural Gas Compressor Stations

  • University of California-Berkeley: Research Translation Core




  • Gladding S, Hunt JR. 2009. Groundwater contamination arising from dense brines: integrating theory, laboratory experiments and field observations. In: National Groundwater Association 2009 Ground Water Summit. Tucson, AZ.
  • Johnson BE, Esser BK, Whyte DC, Ganguli PM, Austin CM, Hunt JR. 2009. Mercury accumulation and attenuation at a rapidly forming delta with a point source of mining waste. Sci Total Environ 407(18):5056-5070. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.05.025 PMID:19539980 PMCID:PMC2747606


  • Flowers TC, Hunt JR. 2007. Viscous and gravitational contributions to mixing during vertical brine transport in water-saturated porous media. Water Resour Res 43(1):W01407.1-W01407.18. PMID:20300476 PMCID:PMC2840269
  • Hunt JR. 2007. Field scale transport of chromate in groundwater from cooling tower wastes. In: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  • Mays DC, Hunt JR. 2007. Hydrodynamic and chemical factors in clogging by montmorillonite in porous media. Environ Sci Technol 41(16):5666-5671. PMID:17874771


  • Hunt JR. 2006. Scaling laboratory results to the analysis of field scale remediation for chromate plumes National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences. In: Superfund Basic Research Program Annual Meeting, December 11-12. La Jolla, CA.


  • Chu W, Choy WK, Hunt JR. 2005. Effects of nonaqueous phase liquids on the washing of soil in the presence of nonionic surfactants. Water Res 39(2-3):340-348. PMID:15644242
  • Mays DC, Hunt JR. 2005. Hydrodynamic aspects of particle clogging in porous media. Environ Sci Technol 39(2):577-584. PMID:15707058


  • Kneafsey TJ, Hunt JR. 2004. Non-aqueous phase liquid spreading during soil vapor extraction. J Contam Hydrol 68(3-4):143-164. PMID:14734243
  • Love AH, Hunt JR, Vogel JS, Knezovich JP. 2004. Improving tritium exposure reconstructions using accelerator mass spectrometry. Anal Bioanal Chem 379(2):198-203. PMID:14735274


  • Love AH, Esser BK, Hunt JR. 2003. Reconstructing contaminant deposition in a San Francisco Bay Marina, California. J Environ Eng (New York) 129(7):659-666. PMID:20333267
  • Love AH, Hunt JR, Knezovich JP. 2003. Reconstructing tritium exposure using tree rings at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California. Environ Sci Technol 37(19):4330-4335. PMID:14572081


  • Bhupathiraju VK, Krauter P, Holman HN, Conrad ME, Daley PF, Templeton AS, Hunt JR, Hernandez M, Alvarez-Cohen L. 2002. Assessment of in-situ bioremediation at a refinery waste-contaminated site and an aviation gasoline contaminated site. Biodegradation 13(2):79-90. PMID:12449311
  • Love AH, Hunt JR, Knezovich JP. 2002. Tritium exposure reconstruction using tree rings at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union H52A-0839.
  • Love AH, Hunt JR, Roberts ML, Southon JR, Chiarappa-Zucca ML, Dingley KH. 2002. Use of tritium accelerator mass spectrometry for tree ring analysis. Environ Sci Technol 36(13):2848-2852. PMID:12144257


  • Kao CS, Hunt JR. 2001. Experimental validation and applications of a fluid infiltration model. J Environ Eng (New York) 127(2):162-169. PMID:20428480


  • Flowers TC, Hunt JR. 2000. Long-term release as a source of perchlorate contamination. In: Division of Environmental Chemistry Preprints of Extended Abstracts from Perchlorate in the Environment Symposium at the 218th American Chemical Society National Meeting. pp.58-60.
  • Flowers TC, Hunt JR. 2000. Long-term release of perchlorate as a potential source of groundwater contamination. Chapter 14 in: Perchlorate in the Environment. Kluwer/Plenum, NY.
  • Loosmore GA, Hunt JR. 2000. Below-threshold dust resuspension and the implications for contaminant transport. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union S59.
  • Loosmore GA, Hunt JR. 2000. Dust resuspension without saltation. J Geophys Res Atmos 105(D16):20663-20671. PMID:20336175


  • Bhupathiraju VK, Alvarez-Cohen L, Conrad ME, Templeton AS, Daley PF, Hernandez M, Holman HN, Hunt JR, Krauter P. 1997. Innovative Techniques for Assessment of Intrinsic Bioremediation at Alameda Naval Air Station. In: Proceedings of the 4th International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium. New Orleans, LA.
  • Holden PA, Hunt JR, Firestone MK. 1997. Toluene diffusion and reaction in unsaturated Pseudomonas putida biofilms. Biotechnol Bioeng 55:656-670. PMID:18642338
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