2019

  • Alessi, D. S., Flynn, S. L., Alam, M. S., Robbins, L. J., Konhauser, K. O. (2019) Potentiometric titrations to characterize the reactivity of geo-microbial surfaces. In: Kenney, J. P. L., Veeramani, H., Alessi, D. S. (Eds.), Analytical Geomicrobiology: A Handbook of Instrumental Techniques, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, In press. Available online.

  • Flynn, S. L., von Gunten, K., Warchola, T., Snihur, K., Forbes, T. Z., Goss, G. G., Gingras, M. K., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2019) Characterization and implications of solids associated with hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water from the Duvernay Formation, Alberta, Canada. In press, Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts. Available online.

  • Shen, Z., Zhang, J., Hou, D., Tsang, D. C. W., Ok, Y. S., Alessi, D. S. (2019) Synthesis of MgO-coated corncob biochar and its application in lead stabilization in a soil washing residue. In press, Environment International. Available online.

  • Park, S-. M., Lee, J., Jeon, E-. K., Alam, M. S., Tsang, D. C. W., Alessi, D. S., Baek, K. (2019) Adsorption characteristics of cesium on the clay minerals: Structural change under wetting and drying condition. In press, Geoderma.

  • Shen, Z., Hou, D., Jin, F., Shi, J., Fan, X., Tsang, D. C. W., Alessi, D. S. (2019) Effect of production temperature on lead removal mechanisms by rice straw biochars. Science of the Total Environment 655: 751-758. Available online.

  • Tasker, T. L., Burgos, W. D., Ajemigbitse, M. A., Lauer, N. E., Gusa, A. V., Kuatbek, M., May, D., Landis, J. D., Alessi, D. S., Johnsen, A. M., Kaste, J. M., Headrick, K. L., Wilke, F. D. H., NcNeal, M., Engle, M., Jubb, A. M., Vidic, R., Vengosh, A., Warner, N. R. (2019) Accuracy of methods for reporting inorganic element concentrations and radioactivity in oil and gas wastewaters from the Appalachian Basin, U.S. based on an inter-laboratory comparison. In press, Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts. Available online.

  • Alam, M. S., Alessi, D. S. (2019) Modeling the surface chemistry of biochars. In: Ok, Y. S., Tsang, D. C. W., Bolan, N., Novak, J. M. (Eds.), Biochar from Biomass and Waste, 1st Edition, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 59-72. Available online.

  • Tang, Y., Alam, M. S., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S., Xu, S., Tian, W., Liu, Y. (2019) Influence of pyrolysis temperature on the production of digested sludge biochar and its application for ammonium removal from municipal wastewater. Journal of Cleaner Production 209: 927-936. Available online.

2018

  • Alam, M. S., Gorman-Lewis, D., Chen, N., Safari, S., Baek, K., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Mechanisms of the removal of U(VI) from aqueous solution using biochar: A combined spectroscopic and modeling approach. Environmental Science & Technology 52(22): 13057-13067. Available online.

  • He, Y., Zhang, Y., Martin, J. W., Alessi, D. S., Giesy, J. P., Goss, G. G. (2018) In vitro assessment of endocrine disrupting potential of organic fractions extracted from hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water (HF-FPW). Environment International 121(1): 824-831. Available online.

  • Park, S-. M., Yang, J-. S., Tsang, D. C. W., Alessi, D. S., Baek, K. (2018) Enhanced irreversible fixation of cesium by wetting and drying cycles in soil. In press, Environmental Geochemistry and Health. Available online.

  • Warchola, T., Lalonde, S. V., Pecoits, E., von Gunten, K., Robbins, L. J., Alessi, D. S., Philippot, P., Konhauser, K. O. (2018) Petrological and geochemical analyses of the Boolgeeda Iron Formation, Hamersley Basin, Western Australia. Precambrian Research 316: 155-173. Available online.

  • von Gunten, K., Hamilton, S. M., Zhong, C., Nesbø, C., Li, J., Muehlenbachs, K., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Electron donor-driven bacterial and archaeal community patterns along forest ring edges in Ontario, Canada. Environmental Microbiology Reports 10(6): 663-672. Available online.

  • Hao, W., Flynn, S. L., Alessi, D. S., Konhauser, K. O. (2018) Change of the point of zero net proton charge (pH PZNPC) of clay minerals with ionic strength. Chemical Geology 493: 458-467. Available online.

  • Shen, Z., Hou, D., Xu, W., Zhang, J., Jin, F., Zhao, B., Pan, S., Peng, T., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Assessing long-term stability of cadmium and lead in a soil washing residue amended with MgO-based binders using quantitative accelerated ageing. Science of the Total Environment 643: 1571-1578. Available online.

  • Alam, M. S., Gorman-Lewis, D., Chen, N., Flynn, S. L., Ok, Y. S., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Thermodynamic analysis of nickel(II) and zinc(II) adsorption to biochar. Environmental Science & Technology 52(11): 6246-6255. Available online.

  • Kim, H-. B., Kim, S-. H., Jeon, E-. K., Kim, D-. H., Tsang, D. C. W., Alessi, D. S., Kwon, E. E., Baek, K. (2018) Effect of dissolved organic carbon from sludge, rice straw and spent coffee ground biochar on the mobility of arsenic in soil. Science of the Total Environment 636: 1241-1248. Available online.

  • Shen, Z., Zhang, Y., Jin, F., Alessi, D. S., Zhang, Y., Wang, F., McMillan, O., Al-Tabbaa, A. (2018) Comparison of nickel adsorption on biochars produced from softwood and Miscanthus straw. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25(15): 14626-14635. Available online.

  • von Gunten, K., Warchola, T., Donner, M. W., Cossio, M., Hao, W., Boothman, C., Lloyd, J., Siddique, T., Partin, C. A., Flynn, S. L., Rosaasen, A., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Biogeochemistry of U, Ni, and As in two meromictic pit lakes at the Cluff Lake uranium mine, northern Saskatchewan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 55(5): 463-474. Available online.

  • Yoon, G. S., Park, S-. M., Yang, H., Tsang, D. C. W., Alessi, D. S., Baek, K. (2018) Selection criteria for oxidation method in total organic carbon measurement. Chemosphere 199: 453-458. Available online.

  • Shen, Z., Li, Z., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Stabilization-based soil remediation should consider long-term challenges. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering 12(2): 16. Available online.

  • Liu, Y., Alessi, D. S., Flynn, S. L., Alam, M. S., Hao, W., Gingras, M., Zhao, H., Konhauser, K. O. (2018) Acid-base properties of kaolinite, montmorillonite and illite at marine ionic strength. Chemical Geology 483: 191-200. Available online.

  • Rajapaksha, A. U., Alam, M. S., Chen, N., Alessi, D. S., Igalavithana, A. D., Tsang, D. C. W., Ok, Y. S. (2018) Removal of hexavalent chromium in aqueous solutions using biochar: Chemical and spectroscopic investigations. Science of the Total Environment 625: 1567-1573. Available online.

  • O'Connor, D., Peng, T., Zhang, J., Tsang, D. C. W., Alessi, D. S., Shen, Z., Bolan, N. S., Hou, D. (2018) Biochar application for the remediation of heavy metal polluted land: A review of in situ field trials. Science of the Total Environment 619-620: 815-826. Available online.

  • Shen, Z., Hou, D., Zhao, B., Xu, W., Ok, Y. S., Bolan, N. S., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Stability of heavy metals in soil washing residue with and without biochar addition under accelerated ageing. Science of the Total Environment 619-620: 185-193. Available online.

  • Alam, M. S., Swaren, L., von Gunten, K., Cossio, M., Bishop, B., Robbins, L. J., Hou, D., Flynn, S. L., Ok, Y. S., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2018) Application of surface complexation modeling to trace metals uptake by biochar-amended agricultural soils. Applied Geochemistry 88: 103-112. Available online.

  • Konhauser, K. O., Robbins, L. J., Alessi, D. S., Flynn, S. L., Gingras, M. J., Martinez, R. E., Kappler, A., Swanner, E. D., Li, Y-. L., Crowe, S. A., Planavsky, N. J., Reinhard, C. T., Lalonde, S. V. (2018) Phytoplankton contributions to the trace-element composition of Precambrian banded iron formations. GSA Bulletin 130(5-6): 941-951. Available online.

2017

  • Funk, S. P., Hnatyshin, D., Alessi, D. S. (2017) HYDROSCAPE: A new versatile program for evaluating contaminant transport in groundwater. SoftwareX 6: 261-266. Available online.

  • Blewett, T. A., Newton, D., Flynn, S. L., Alessi, D. S., Goss, G. G., Hamilton, T. J. (2017) Cadmium bioaccumulates after acute exposure but has no effect on locomotion or shelter-seeking behaviour in the invasive green shore crab (Carcinus maenas). Conservation Physiology 5(1): cox057. Available online.

  • Hughes, A. T., Smerdon, B. D., Alessi, D. S. (2017) Hydraulic properties of the Paskapoo Formation in west-central Alberta. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 54(8): 883-892. Available online.

  • von Gunten, K., Alam, M. S., Hubmann, M., Ok, Y. S., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2017) Modified sequential extraction method for biochar and petroleum coke: metal release potential and its environmental implications. Bioresource Technology 236: 106-110. Available online.

  • He, Y., Flynn, S. L., Folkerts, E., Zhang, Y., Ruan, D., Alessi, D. S., Martin, J. W., Goss, G. G. (2017) Chemical and toxicological characterizations of hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water. Water Research 114: 78-87. Available online.

  • Blewett, T. A., Delompre, P. L. M., He, Y., Folkerts, E. J., Flynn, S. L., Alessi, D. S., Goss, G. G. (2017) The sub-lethal and reproductive effects of acute and chronic exposure to flowback and produced water from hydraulic fracturing on the water flea Daphnia magna. Environmental Science & Technology 51(5): 3032-3039. Available online.

  • Flynn, S. L., Gao, Q., Robbins, L. J., Warchola, T., Weston, J. N. J., Alam, M. S., Liu, Y., Konhauser, K. O., Alessi, D. S. (2017) Measurements of bacterial mat metal binding capacity in alkaline and carbonate-rich systems. Chemical Geology 451: 17-24. Available online.

  • Warchola, T. J., Flynn, S. L., Robbins, L. J., Liu, Y., Gauger, T., Kovalchuk, O., Alam, M. S., Wei, S., Myers, R., Bishop, B., Lalonde, S. V., Gingras, M. K., Kappler, A., Alessi, D. S., Konhauser, K. O. (2017) Field- and lab-based potentiometric titrations of microbial mats from the Fairmont Hot Spring, Canada. Geomicrobiology Journal 34(10): 851-863. Available online.

  • He, Y., Folkerts, E. J., Zhang, Y., Martin, J. W., Alessi, D. S., Goss, G. G. (2017) Effects on biotransformation, oxidative stress and endocrine disruption in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) exposed to hydraulic fracturing flowback and produced water. Environmental Science & Technology 51(2): 940-947. Available online.

  • Alessi, D. S., Zolfaghari, A., Kletke, S., Gehman, J., Allen, D. M., Goss, G. G. (2017) Comparative analysis of hydraulic fracturing wastewater practices in unconventional shale development: Water sourcing, treatment, and disposal practices. Canadian Water Resources Journal 42(2): 105-121. Available online.

  • Notte, C., Allen, D. M., Gehman, J., Alessi, D. S., Goss, G. G. (2017) Comparative analysis of hydraulic fracturing wastewater practices in unconventional shale development: Regulatory and policy regimes. Canadian Water Resources Journal 42(2): 122-137. Available online.

2016

  • Robbins, L. J., Lalonde, S. V., Planavsky, N. J., Partin, C. A., Reinhard, C. T., Kendall, B., Scott, C., Hardisty, D. S., Gill, B. C., Alessi, D. S., Dupont, C. L., Saito, M. A., Poulton, S. W., Bekker, A., Lyons, T. W., Konhauser, K. O. (2016) Trace elements at the intersection of marine biological and geochemical evolution. Earth-Science Reviews 163: 323-348. Available online.

  • Alam, M. S., Cossio, M., Robinson, L., Wang, X., Kenney, J. P. L., Konhauser, K. O., MacKenzie, M. D., Ok, Y. S., Alessi, D. S. (2016) Removal of organic acids from water using biochar and petroleum coke. Environmental Technology & Innovation 6: 141-151. Available online.

  • Martinez, R. E., Konhauser, K. O., Paunova, N., Alessi, D. S., Kappler, A. (2016) Surface reactivity of the anaerobic photoferrotrophic bacterium Rhodovulvum iodosum: implications for trace metal budgets in ancient oceans and banded iron formations. Chemical Geology 442: 113-120. Available online.

  • Gehman, J., Thompson, D. Y., Alessi, D. S., Allen, D. M., Goss, G. G. (2016) Comparative analysis of hydraulic fracturing wastewater practices in unconventional shale development: Newspaper coverage of stakeholder concerns and social license to operate. Sustainability 8(9): 912. Available online.

  • Liu, Y., Alessi, D. S., Owttrim, G. W., Kenney, J. P. L., Zhou, Q., Lalonde, S. V., Konhauser, K. O. (2016) Cell surface acid-base properties of cyanobacterium Synechococcus: Influences of nitrogen source, growth phase, and N:P ratios. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 187: 179-194. Available online.

2015

  • Komárek, M., Koretsky, C. M., Stephen, K. J., Alessi, D. S., Chrastný, V. (2015) Competitive adsorption of Cd(II), Cr(VI), and Pb(II) onto nanomaghemite: A spectroscopic and modeling approach. Environmental Science & Technology 49(21): 12841-12859. Available online.

  • Liu, Y., Alessi, D. S., Owttrim, G. W., Petrash, D. A., Mloszewska, A. M., Lalonde, S. V., Martinez, R. E., Zhou, Q., Konhauser, K. O. (2015) Cell surface reactivity of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002: Implications for metal sorption from seawater. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 169: 30-44. Available online.

  • Stylo, M., Alessi, D., Shao, P., Bargar, J., Bernier-Latmani, R. (2015) Geochemical controls on U immobilization in the subsurface. In: Merkel, B., Arab, A. (Eds.), Uranium - Past and Future Challenges, Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 477-485. Available online.

  • Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Cerrato, J. M., Veeramani, H., Alessi, D. S., Suvorova, E. I., Bernier-Latmani, R., Giammar, D. E., Long, P. E., Williams, K. H., Bargar, J. R. (2015) Long-term in-situ oxidation of biogenic uraninite in an alluvial aquifer: impact of dissolved oxygen and calcium. Environmental Science & Technology 49(12): 7340-7347. Available online.

  • Vithanage, M., Rajapaksha, A. U., Ahmad, M., Uchimiya, M., Dou, X., Alessi, D. S., Ok, Y. S. (2015) Mechanisms of antimony adsorption onto soybean stover-derived biochar in aqueous solution. Journal of Environmental Management 151: 443-449. Available online.

2014

  • Alessi, D. S., Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Janot, N., Suvorova, E. I., Cerrato, J. M., Giammar, D. E., Fox, P. M., Davis, J. A., Williams, K. H., Long, P. E., Handley, K. M., Bernier-Latmani, R., Bargar, J. R. (2014) Speciation and reactivity of uranium products formed during in situ bioremediation in a shallow alluvial aquifer. Environmental Science & Technology 48(21): 12842-12850. Available online.

  • Alessi, D. S., Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Stubbs, J. E., Janousch, M., Bargar, J. R., Persson, P., Bernier-Latmani, R. (2014) The product of microbial uranium reduction includes multiple species with U(IV)-phosphate coordination. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 131: 115-127. Available online.

2013

  • Stylo, M., Alessi, D. S., Shao, P. P., Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Bargar, J. R., Bernier-Latmani, R. (2013) Biogeochemical controls on the product of microbial U(VI) reduction. Environmental Science & Technology 47(21): 12351-12358. Available online.

  • Cerrato, J. M., Ashner, M. N., Alessi, D. S., Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Bernier-Latmani, R., Bargar, J. R., Giammar, D. E. (2013) Relative reactivity of biogenic and chemogenic uraninite and biogenic noncrystalline U(IV). Environmental Science & Technology 47(17): 9756-9763. Available online.

  • Bargar, J. R., Williams, K. H., Cambell, K. M., Long, P. E., Stubbs, J. E., Suvorova, E., Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Alessi, D. S., Stylo, M., Webb, S. M., Davis, J. A., Giammar, D. E., Blue, L. Y., Bernier-Latmani, R. (2013) Uranium redox transition pathways in acetate-amended sediments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(12): 4506-4511. Available online.

  • Alessi, D. S., Uster, B., Borca, C., Grolimund, D., Bernier-Latmani, R. (2013) Beam induced oxidation of monomeric U(IV) species. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 20(1): 197-199. Available online.

  • Alessi, D. S., Szymanowski, J. E. S., Forbes, T. Z., Quicksall, A. N., Sigmon, G. E., Burns, P. C., Fein, J. B. (2013) Mineralogic controls on aqueous neptunium(V) concentrations in silicate systems. Journal of Nuclear Materials 433(1-3): 233-239. Available online.

2012

  • Alessi, D. S., Uster, B., Veeramani, H., Suvorova, E. I., Stubbs, J. E., Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Bargar, J. R., Bernier-Latmani, R. (2012) Quantitative separation of monomeric U(IV) from UO2 in products of U(VI) reduction. Environmental Science & Technology 46(11): 6150-6157. Available online.

2011

  • Veeramani, H., Alessi, D. S., Suvorova, E. I., Lezama-Pacheco, J. S., Stubbs, J. E., Sharp, J. O., Dippon, U., Kappler, A., Bargar, J. R., Bernier-Latmani, R. (2011) Products of abiotic U(VI) reduction by biogenic magnetite and vivianite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75(9): 2512-2528. Available online.

  • Alessi, D. S., Walsh, D. M., Fein, J. B. (2011) Uncertainties in determining microbial biomass C using the chloroform fumigation-extraction method. Chemical Geology 280(1-2): 58-64. Available online.

2010

  • Alessi, D. S., Henderson, J. M., Fein, J. B. (2010) Experimental measurement of monovalent cation adsorption to Bacillus subtilis cells. Geomicrobiology Journal 27(5): 464-472. Available online.

  • Alessi, D. S., Fein, J. B. (2010) Cadmium absorption onto mixtures of soil components: Testing the component additivity approach. Chemical Geology 270(1-2): 186-195. Available online.

pre-2010

  • Alessi, D. S., Grundl, T. (2008) Reduction of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene and hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine by hydroxyl-complexed Fe(II). Journal of Environmental Engineering 134(12): 937-943. Available online.

  • Li, Z, Alessi, D., Allen, L. (2002) Influence of quaternary ammonium on sorption of selected metal cations onto clinoptilolite zeolite. Journal of Environmental Quality 31(4): 1106-1114. Available online.

  • Li, Z., Alessi, D., Zhang, P., Bowman, R. S. (2002) Organo-illite as a low permeability sorbent to retard migration of anionic contaminants. Journal of Environmental Engineering 128(7): 583-587. Available online.

  • Alessi, D. S., Li, Z. (2001) Synergistic effect of cationic surfactants on perchloroethylene degradation by zero-valent iron. Environmental Science & Technology 35(18): 3713-3717. Available online.

 

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