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Boateng, A.A., G.M. Banowetz, J.J. Steiner, T.F. Barton, D.G. Taylor, K.B. Hicks, H. El-Nashaar, V.K. Sethi, 2007, “Gasification of Kentucky Bluegrass (Poa pratensis 1.) Straw in a Farm-Scale Reactor,” Biomass & Bioenergy, Vol. 31, Issue 2-3, 153-161. Abstract.
Fallgren, P.H. and S. Jin, 2007. “Biodegradation of Petroleum Compounds in Soil by a Solid-Phase Circulating Bioreactor with Poultry Manure Amendments,” Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, In press. Abstract.
Jin, S., P.H., Fallgren, A.A. Bilgin and P.W. Barnes, 2007. “In Situ Bioremediation of Benzene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylenes in Groundwater under Iron-Amended, Sulfate-Reducing Conditions,” Proc. In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation—the Ninth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland; May 7–10, 2007. ISBN 978-1-57477-161-9, Battelle Press, Columbus, OH. Abstract.
Jin, S. and P.H. Fallgren, 2007, “Site-Specific Limitations of Using Urea as a Nitrogen Source in Biodegradation of Petroleum Wastes in Soil,” Soil and Sediment Contamination, 16:5, 497 – 505. Abstract.
Jin, S., P.H. Fallgren, J.M. Morris, Q. Chen, 2007, “Removal of Bacteria and Viruses from Waters Using Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites,” Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 8, 67–70. Abstract.
Jin, S., P.H. Fallgren, A.A. Bilgin, J.M. Morris, P.W. Barnes, 2007, “Bioremediation of Benzene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylenes in Groundwater under Iron-Amended, Sulfate-Reducing Conditions,” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 249–253. Abstract.
Jin, S., J.I. Drever, and P.J.S. Colberg, 2007, “Effects of Copper on Sulfate Reduction in Bacterial Consortia Enriched from Metal-Contaminated and Uncontaminated Sediments,” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 225–230. Abstract.
Jin, S., and J.M. Morris, 2007, “Link of Power Generation and Waste Remediation in Sediments and Sludge Using Microbial Fuel Cell”, Proc. The 3rd International Green Energy Conference, June 16-22, 2007, Västerås, Sweden. Abstract.
Jin, S. and J.M. Morris, 2007, “Effective Removal of Biogenic Contaminants from Waters Using Layered Double Hydroxide Material,” Proc. WaterMicro 2007 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology, Tokyo, Japan, September 9-15, 2007. Abstract.
Jin, S., P.H. Fallgren, J.M. Morris, and J.S. Cooper 2007, “Source Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage at a Backfilled Coal Mine Using Remote Sensing and Biogeochemistry,” Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, In press. Abstract.
Jin, S., P.H. Fallgren, J.M. Morris, and R.B. Gossard, 2007, “Biological Source Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage Using Microbial and Substrate Amendments: Microcosm Studies,” Mine Water and the Environment, In press. Abstract.
Jin, S., P.H. Fallgren, J.M. Morris, J.S.Cooper, and M.A. Urynowicz, 2007. “Assessment of Diesel Contamination in Groundwater using Electromagnetic Induction Geophysical Techniques,” Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, In press. Abstract.
Jin, S., P.H. Fallgren and J. Bensch. 2007, “Ozone Oxidation of MTBE and Resultant Formation of Cr(VI) in Groundwater,” Proc. The 5th International Conference on Oxidation and Reduction Technologies for In-Situ Treatment of Soil and Groundwater, Niagara Falls, NY, USA, Sept 24-27, 2007. Abstract.
Miknis, F.P. and K.P.Thomas, “NMR Analysis of Polyphosphoric Acid-Modified Bitumens,” Road Materials and Pavement Design, in press. Abstract.
Morris, J.M., S. Jin, J. Wang, C. Zhu, and M.A. Urynowicz, 2007, “Lead Dioxide as an Alternative Catalyst to Platinum in Microbial Fuel Cells,” Electrochemistry Communications. 9: 1730-1734. Abstract.
Morris, J.M. and S. Jin, 2007, “Feasibility of Using Microbial Fuel Cell Technology in Bioremediation of Hydrocarbons in Groundwater,” Journal of Environmental Science and Health-Part A, In press. Abstract.
Netzel, D.A., and J.F. Rovani, 2007, “Direct Separation and Quantitative Determination of (n-, Iso-)Alkanes in Neat Asphalt Using Urea Adduction and High-Temperature Gas Chromatography (HTGC),” Energy & Fuels, 21 (1), 333 -338. Abstract.
Schabron, J.F., 2007, “Evaluation of Mercury Calibration Devices for Continuous Emissions Monitoring,” WRI report to the Electric Power Research Institute under EPRI Contract EP-P19442/C9595. Abstract.
Schabron, J.F. and J F. Rovani, 2007. “Asphaltene Determinator: On-Column Precipitation and Re-Dissolution of Asphaltenes,” Preprints, Div. of Petroleum Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 55 (1) 54-57. Abstract.
Schabron, J.F. and J.F. Rovani, 2007. “On-Column Precipitation and Re-Dissolution of Asphaltenes in Petroleum Residua,” Fuel, in press. Abstract.
Sethi, V.K., K. Omar, P. Martin, T.F. Barton, K. Krishnamurthy, 2007, “Oxy-Combustion Versus Air-Blown Combustion of Coals,” Proc. 32nd International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization and Fuel Systems, June 10 - 15, Clearwater, Florida. Abstract.
Urynowicz, M.A., W.C. Boyle, M.E. Bedessem, and S. Jin, 2007, “Nitrogen Removal in Recirculating Sand Filter Systems with Upflow Anaerobic Components,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 133, 464-470. Abstract.