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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project Publications: Michigan State University: Factors Controlling the Environmental Mobility, Microbial Transformation and Toxicity of Mixed Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids and Exposed Soils/Sediments

Superfund Research Program

Factors Controlling the Environmental Mobility, Microbial Transformation and Toxicity of Mixed Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids and Exposed Soils/Sediments

Project Leader: Walter J. Weber (University of Michigan)
Grant Number: P42ES004911
Funding Period: 1995 - 2006

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Publications

2004

  • Huang QG, Weber WJ. 2004. Interactions of soil-derived dissolved organic matter with phenol in peroxidase-catalyzed oxidative coupling reactions. Environ Sci Technol 38(1):338-344. PMID:14740756
  • Huang QG, Weber WJ. 2004. Peroxidase-catalyzed coupling of phenol in the presence of model inorganic and organic solid phases. Environ Sci Technol 38(19):5238-5245. PMID:15506223

2003

  • Fleming MA, Kukor JJ, Haggblom M. 2003. Plant-mediated effects on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) degradation by bacteria in the rhizosphere of the salt marsh grasses, Spartina alterniflora and Phragmites australis. In: Proceedings of the 103rd General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 18-22. Washington, DC. pp.519.
  • Huang QG, Weber WJ. 2003. Reactive Inclusion of phenanthrene in the Oxidative Coupling Reactions of Phenol: Implications for Irreversible Sequestration via Humification. In: Proceedings of the 226th ACS (American Chemical Society) National Meeting - Fall 2003. New York, NY.
  • Lee DH, Kahng H, Malinverni J, Kukor JJ, Oh D. 2003. Cloning of a catalase gene cluster from the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum S1 and characterization of the catalase overexpressed in E. coli. In: Proceedings of the 103rd General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 18-22. Washington, DC. pp.335.
  • Malinverni J, Kukor JJ. 2003. Two homologous transcriptional activators with distinct effector affinity profiles allow for utilization of a broad range of substrates by a toluene-3-monooxygenase pathway. In: Proceedings of the 103rd General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 18-22. Washington, DC. pp.526.
  • Putthividhya A, Abriola LM, Kukor JJ. 2003. Effects of Substrate Exposure History on the EPS Production fo TCE Degrading Toluene Oxidizing Bacteria. In: Proceedings of the 103rd General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 18-22. Washington, DC.
  • Tang J, Weber WJ. 2003. Engineered Natural Organic Sorbents: Characterization of Their Properties and Sorption/desorption Behaviors. In: Proceedings of the 226th ACS (American Chemical Society) National Meeting - Fall 2003. New York, NY.
  • Weber WJ. 2003. Organic Contaminant Bioavailability in Groundwater and Subsurface Systems. In: Proceedings of the Water Purification and Reuse, Engineering Conferences International, June 9-13. Potsdam, Germany.
  • Weber WJ, Huang QG. 2003. Inclusion of persistent organic pollutants in humification processes: Direct chemical incorporation of phenanthrene via oxidative coupling. Environ Sci Technol 37(18):4221-4227. PMID:14524456

2002

  • Weber WJ, Kim S, Johnson MD. 2002. Distributed reactivity model for sorption by soils and sediments 15 High-concentration co-contaminant effects on phenanthrene sorption and desorption. Environ Sci Technol 36(16):3625-3634. PMID:12214658

2001

  • Gullick RW, Weber WJ. 2001. Evaluation of shale and organoclays as sorbent additives for low-permeability containment barriers. Environ Sci Technol 35(7):1523-1530. PMID:11348096
  • Johnson MD, Weber WJ. 2001. Rapid prediction of long-term rates of contaminant desorption from soil and sediments. Environ Sci Technol 35:427-433. PMID:11347621
  • Mukherji S, Weber WJ. 2001. Mass transfer effects on microbial uptake of napthalene from complex NAPLs. Biotechnol Bioeng 75(1):130-140. PMID:11536135

2000

  • Bradford SA, Phelan TJ, Abriola LM. 2000. Dissolution of residual tetrachloroethylene in fractional wettability porous media: Correlation development and application. J Contam Hydrol 45(1-2):35-61.
  • Prak DL, Abriola LM, Weber WJ, Bocskay KA, Pennell KD. 2000. Solubilization rates of n-alkanes in micellar solutions of nonionic surfactants. Environ Sci Technol 34(3):476-482. doi:10.1021/es9903431

1999

  • Abriola LM, Pennell KD, Weber WJ, Lang JR, Wilkins MD. 1999. Persistence and interphase mass transfer of organic contaminants in the unsaturated zone: Experimental observations and mathematical modeling. In: Vadose Zone Hydrology; Cutting Across Disciplines. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. pp.210-234.
  • Bradford SA, Vendlinski RA, Abriola LM. 1999. The entrapment and long-term dissolution of tetrachloroethylene in fractional wettability porous media. Water Resour Res 35(10):2955-2964.

1998

  • Abriola LM, Bradford SA. 1998. Experimental investigations of the entrapment and persistence of organic liquid contaminants in the subsurface environment. Environ Health Perspect 106(4):1083-1095. PMID:9703497
  • Bradford SA, Abriola LM. 1998. Entrapment and dissolution of organic liquids in chemically heterogeneous porous media. In: Groundwater Quality: Remediation and Protection, Proceedings of an International Conference of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences. Tubingen, Germany. pp.pp.167-172.
  • Bradford SA, Abriola LM, Rathfelder KM. 1998. Simulated entrapment and dissolution of organic liquids in chemically heterogeneous porous media. In: Enviromeet 98 - Behavior and Remediation of Nonaqueous Phase Contaminants in the Subsurface. University of California, Irvine, CA. pp.pp.7-16.

1997

  • Abu-El-Sha'r W, Abriola LM. 1997. Experimental assessment of gas transport mechanisms in natural porous media: Parameter evaluation. Water Resour Res 4:505-515.
  • Bradford SA, Abriola LM, Leij FJ. 1997. Estimating wettability effects on two- and three-fluid relative permeability relations. J Contam Hydrol 28:171-191.
  • Bradford SA, Abriola LM, Phelan TJ. 1997. Dissolution of residual tetrachloroethylene in fractional wettability porous media. Agronomy Abstracts: Soil Science Society of America 178.
  • Bradford SA, Abriola LM, Phelan TJ. 1997. The impact of fractional wettability and grain size distribution on the long-term dissolution of residual tetrachloroethylene. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 78:F331.

1996

  • Bradford SA, Abriola LM, Vendlinski RA. 1996. Entrapment and dissolution of tetrachloroethylene in fractional wettability porous media. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 77:F274-F275.
  • Gaither CL, Abriola LM. 1996. An experimental investigation of the volatilization of binary NAPL mixtures in unsaturated porous media. In: Proceedings of the Hazardous Substance Research Center (HSRC) / Waste-Management Education & Research Consortium Joint Conference on the Environment.

1995

  • Bradford SA, Leij FJ, Abriola LM. 1995. Estimation of two- and three-fluid relative permeability relations for fractional wettability media. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 76:45.
  • Pennell KD, Boyd SA, Abriola LM. 1995. Surface area of soil organic matter reexamined. Soil Science Society of America Journal 59(4):1012-1018.
  • Wilkins MD, Abriola LM, Pennell KD. 1995. An experimental investigation of rate-limited NAPL volatilization in unsaturated porous media: Steady state mass transfer. Water Resour Res 31:2159-2172.
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