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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
Email: fred_pfaender@unc.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Hazardous Waste Sites

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

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

Publications

2008

2006

  • Christman RF, Pfaender FK. 2006. Molecular implications of hydrophobic organic partitioning theory. Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica34(4):367-374.
  • Pravecek TL, Christman RF, Pfaender FK. 2006. Microbial bioavailability of pyrene in three laboratory-contaminated soils under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. J Contam Hydrol86:72-86.
  • Roper JC, Brown DM, Sullivan MA, Schoonhoven R, Swenberg JA, Pfaender FK. 2006. Epifluorescence microscopy and image analysis of high-level polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contamination in soils. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry25(12):3093-100.

2005

  • Kim HS, Pfaender FK. 2005. Effects of Microbially Mediated Redox Conditions on PAH-Soil Interactions. Environ Sci Technol39(23):9189-9196.
  • Pravecek TL, Christman RF, Pfaender FK. 2005. Impact of imposed anaerobic conditions and microbial activity on aqueous-phase solubility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry24(2):286-293.

2003

  • Vanderford M, Pfaender FK. 2003. Toxicity, Persistence, and Influence of Pyrene-4,5-Dione on PAH Biodegradation. In: Proceedings of the Battelle Bioremediation Conference.

2002

  • Kukich DM, Schoonhoven R, Christman RF, Pfaender FK. 2002. Interactions of Natural Organic Matter with the Mineral Matrix of Soil. In: Proceedings of the International Humic Substances Society Meeting. Boston, MA.
  • Pfaender FK. 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 FK. 1999. Unanswered Questions: The role of research. Bioavailability: Using what we know, learning what we need. National Environmental Policy Institute, Washington, D.C

1998

  • Guthrie EA, Pfaender FK. 1998. Reduced pyrene bioavailability in microbially active soils. Environ Sci Technol32(4):501-508.

1997

  • Carmichael LM, Christman RF, Pfaender FK. 1997. Desorption and mineralization kinetics of phenanthrene and chrysene in contaminated soils. Environ Sci Technol31:126-132.
  • Carmichael LM, Pfaender FK. 1997. Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism in soils: Relationships to soil characteristics and preexposure. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry16(4):666-675.
  • Carmichael LM, Pfaender FK. 1997. The effect of inorganic and organic supplements on the microbial degradation of phenanthrene and pyrene in soils. Biodegradation8:1-13.
  • Guthrie EA, Pfaender FK. 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 EA, Pfaender FK. 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 JC, Pfaender FK. 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 EA, Pfaender FK. 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 EA, Pfaender FK. 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 EA, Pfaender FK. 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 JC, Pfaender FK. 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 LM, Pfaender FK. 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 LM, Pfaender FK. 1995. The microbial degradation of high molecular weight PAH in soils. In: Proceedings of American Society for Microbiology, 1995 National Meeting.
  • Guthrie EA, Pfaender FK. 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 EA, Pfaender FK. 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 EA, Pfaender FK. 1995. Microbially mediated incorporation of 14C-pyrene into soil organic matter. In: 17th Annual Meeting, November 17-22.
  • Thompkins J, Guthrie EA, Pfaender FK. 1995. Toxicity evaluation of PAH mixtures using microtox. In: 17th Annual Meeting, November 17-22.

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