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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: James A. Field

Superfund Research Program

James A. Field

University of Arizona
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil Engineering 306G
P.O. Box 210072
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0072
Phone: 520-626-5858
Fax: 520-621-6048
Email: jimfield@email.arizona.edu

Projects

Research Briefs

Hazardous Waste Sites

Motorola, Inc. (52nd Street Plant) Superfund site

  • University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core

Tucson International Airport Area (TIAA) Superfund Site

  • University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core

Publications

2018

2017

  • Moreno Ramirez D, Vea L, Field JA, Baker PB, Gandolfi A, Maier RM. 2017. Transferable training modules: Building environmental education opportunities with and for Mexican Community Health Workers (Promotores de Salud). Journal of Family Community Health 40:306-315. doi:10.1097/FCH.0000000000000111 PMID:28323677 PMCID:PMC5562520 (accepted for publication)
  • Olivares CI, Madeira CL, Sierra-Alvarez R, Kadoya W, Abrell L, Chorover J, Field JA. 2017. Environmental fate of C-14 radiolabeled 2,4-dinitroanisole in soil. microcosms. Environ Sci Technol 51:13327-13334. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b03699 PMID:29072907

2016

2014

2012

  • Rodríguez-Freire LR, Sun W, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2012. Flexible bacterial strains that oxidize arsenite in anoxic or aerobic conditions and utilize hydrogen or acetate as alternative electron donors. Biodegradation 23:133-43. doi:10.1007/s10532-011-9493-x PMID:21706372 PMCID:PMC3604901
  • Sierra-Alvarez R, Boitano S, Field JA, Otero-Gonzalez L. 2012. Application and validation of an impedance-based real time cell analyzer to measure the toxicity of nanoparticles impacting human bronchial epithelial cells. Environ Sci Technol 46:10271-8. doi:10.1021/es301599f PMID:22916708

2011

2010

2009

  • Field JA, Brusseau ML, Carreon-Diazconti C, Santamaria J, Berkompas J. 2009. Assessment of in situ reductive dechlorination using compound-specific stable isotopes, functional gene PCR, and geochemical data. Environ Sci Technol 43(12):4301-7. doi:10.1021/es803308q PMID:19603638 PMCID:PMC2864078

2008

  • Cortinas I, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2008. Biologically mediated mobilization of arsenic from granular ferric hydroxide in anaerobic columns fed landfill leachate. Biotechnol Bioeng 101(6):1205-1213. doi:10.1002/bit.22021 PMID:18980210

2005

  • Field JA. 2005. Zero valent iron as an electron-donor for methanogenesis and sulfate reduction in anaerobic sludge. Biotechnol Bioeng 92(7):810-819. doi:10.1002/bit.20623 PMID:16136594
  • Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA, Cortinas I, Feijoo G, Moreira MT, Kopplin MJ, Gandolfi A. 2005. Anaerobic microbial mobilization and biotransformation of arsenate adsorbed onto activated alumina. Water Res 39(1):199-209. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2004.09.014 PMID:15607178

2004

  • Cervantes FJ, Vu-Thi-Thu L, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2004. Quinone-respiration improves dechlorination of carbon tetrachloride by anaerobic sludge. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 64(5):702-711. PMID:14762702
  • Field JA, Sierra-Alvarez R, Cortinas I, Feijoo G, Moreira MT, Kopplin MJ, Gandolfi A. 2004. Facile reduction of arsenate in methanogenic sludge. Biodegradation 15(3):185-196. PMID:15228076
  • Sierra-Alvarez R, Cortinas I, Yenal U, Field JA. 2004. Methanogenic inhibition by arsenic compounds. Appl Environ Microbiol 70(9):5488-5691. PMID:15345461

2003

  • Cervantes FJ, Duong-Dac T, Ivanova AE, Roest K, Akkermans AD, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2003. Selective enrichment of Geobacter sulfurreducens from anaerobic granular sludge with quinones as terminal electron acceptors. Biotechnol J 25(1):39-45. PMID:12882304
  • Cervantes FJ, Duong-Dac T, Roest K, Akkermans AD, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2003. Enrichment and immobilization of quinone-respiring bacteria in anaerobic granular sludge. Water Sci Technol 48(6):9-16. PMID:14640194
  • Ela WP, Ghosh A, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA, Cortinas I. 2003. Leaching of arsenic from water treatment residuals. In: Proceedings of the AWPCA (Arizona Water & Pollution Control Association) 76th Annual Confernece, 2003. Tucson, AZ.
  • Ela WP, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA, Ghosh A, Cortinas I, de las Casas C. 2003. Laboratory tests on the fate of arsenic in landfills. In: Proceedings of the 2003 Residuals and Biosolids Symposium. Baltimore, MA.
  • Razo-Flores E, Iniestra-Gonzalez M, Field JA, Olguin-Lora P, Puig-Grajales L. 2003. Biodegradation of mixtures of phenolic compounds in an upward-flow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor. J Environ Eng (New York) 129(11):999-1006.
  • Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA, Cortinas I, Kopplin MJ, Gandolfi A. 2003. Microbial reduction and mobilization of arsenate under landfill conditions. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation. Orlando, FL.
  • Yenal U, Field JA, Sierra-Alvarez R, Kopplin MJ, Begay CK, Gandolfi A. 2003. Anaerobic biodegradation of organoarsenical pesticides, methyarsonic acid (MMAV) and dimethylarsinic acid (DMAV). In: Proceedings of the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center(SWEHSC)/Superfund Science Fair, May 20, 2003. Tucson, AZ.

2002

  • Cervantes FJ, de Bok FA, Duong-Dac T, Stams AJ, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2002. Reduction of humic substances by halorespiring, sulphte-reducing and methanogenic microorganisms. Environ Microbiol 4(1):51-57. PMID:11966825
  • Cervantes FJ, Dijksma W, Duong-Dac T, Ivanova AE, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2002. Anaerobic mineralization of toluene by enriched sediments with quinones and humus as terminal electron acceptors. Appl Environ Microbiol 67(10):4471-4478. PMID:11571145
  • Field JA, Sierra-Alvarez R, Freeman SP, Feijoo G, Moreira MT, Stasiak J, Razo-Flores E. 2002. Hydrogen sulfide as the main electron donor for denitrification of petroleum refinery effluents. In: Proceedings of the VII Latin America Workshop and Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion. Merida, Mexico.
  • Sierra-Alvarez R, Ela WP, de las Casas C, Cortinas I, Field JA. 2002. Microbially-mediated mobilization of arsenic from drinking water treatment residuals in landfills. In: Proceedings of the 75th Annual Conference of Arizona Water & Pollution Control Association, 2002. Mesa, AZ.
  • Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA, Cortinas I, de las Casas C, Feijoo G, Moreira MT, Ela WP. 2002. Microbial reduction and mobilization of arsenate under anaerobic conditions. In: Proceedings of the VII Latin America Workshop and Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion. Merida, Mexico. pp.206-209.
  • Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA, Ela WP, Cortinas I, de las Casas C, Feijoo G, Moreira MT. 2002. Mobilization of arsenate from activated alumina under anaerobic landfill conditions. In: Proceedings of the 17th Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, October 12-15, 2002. Albuquerque, NM.

2001

  • Cervantes FJ, van der Zee FP, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2001. Enhanced decolourisation of acid orange 7 in a continuous UASB reactor with quinones as redox mediators. Water Sci Technol 67(10):123-128. PMID:11575075

2000

  • Cervantes FJ, van der Velde S, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2000. Competition between methanogenesis and quinone respiration for ecologically important substrates in anaerobic consortia. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 34(2):161-171. PMID:11102694
  • Cervantes FJ, van der Velde S, Lettinga G, Field JA. 2000. Quinones as terminal electron acceptors for anaerobic microbial oxidation of phenolic compounds. Biodegradation 11(5):313-321. PMID:11487061
  • Field JA, Cervantes FJ, van der Zee FP, Lettinga G. 2000. Role of quinones in the biodegradation of priority pollutants: a review. Water Sci Technol 42(5-6):215-222.
  • Puig-Grajales L, Tan NG, van der Zee FP, Razo-Flores E, Field JA. 2000. Anaerobic biodegradability of alkylphenols and fuel oxygenates in the presence of alternative electron acceptors. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 54(5):692-697. PMID:11131397

1999

  • Razo-Flores E, Lettinga G, Field JA. 1999. Biotransformation and biodegradation of selected nitroaromatics under anaerobic conditions. Biotechnol Prog 15(3):358-365. PMID:10356252
  • Razo-Flores E, Smulders P, Prenafeta-Bold F, Lettinga G, Field JA. 1999. Treatment of anthranilic acid in an anaerobic expanded granular sludge bed reactor at low concentrations. Water Sci Technol 40(8):187-194.
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