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Land risk management researchers develop strategies to deal with historical issues such as contaminated sediments and waste management, as well as with the emerging issues of sustainable communities, green infrastructure, and emerging contaminants such as nanomaterials and endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

Recent Publications

Kreiling, R.M., J. P. Schubauer-Berigan, W.B. Richardson, L.A. Bartsch, P. E, Hughes, E. A. Strauss. (2013) "Wetland Management and Restoration for Wildlife Reduces Sediment and Nitrogen Loading to the Upper Mississippi River: Mechanisms and Outcomes." Journal of Environmental Quality, 42:573-583 (doi: 10.2134/jeq2012.0248)

US EPA. Rare Earth Elements: A Review of Production, Processing, Recycling, and Associated Environmental Issues 135 pp, 3.87 MB (EPA/600/R-12/572) August 2012

Schubauer-Berigan, J.P., Foote, E.A., and V.S. Magar. (2012). "Using SPMDs to Assess Natural Recovery of PCB-contaminated Sediments in Lake Hartwell, SC: I. A Field Test of New In-Situ Deployment Methods." Soil & Sediment Contamination. 21(1):82-100

Virkutyte, J., Al-Abed, S.R., and D.D. Dionysiou, (2012). "Depletion of the protective aluminum hydroxide coating in TiO2-based sunscreens by swimming pool water ingredients." Chemical Engineering Journal. 191: 95-103

Randall, P.M. (2012). "Arsenic encapsulation using Portland cement with ferrous sulfate/lime and Terra-Bond™ technologies - Microcharacterization and leaching studies." Science of the Total Environment. 420:300-312

Rogers, K.R.; Bradham, K.; Tolaymat, T.; Thomas, D. J.; Hartmann, T.; Ma, L.Z.; and A. Williams. (2012). "Alterations in physical state of silver nanoparticles exposed to synthetic human stomach fluid." Science of the Total Environment. 420: 334-339


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