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2008 Publications

Books Edited
Sparks, D.L. 2008. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 97, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a
Sparks, D.L. 2008. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 98, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a
Sparks, D.L. 2008. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 99, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a
Sparks, D.L. 2008. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 100, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a
Chapters in Books

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Borda M.J. and D.L. Sparks. 2008. Kinetics and mechanismsof sorption-desorption in soils: A multiscale sssessment, p. 75-124. In Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids In Soil Environments, A. Violante, Huang, P.M., G.M. Gadd, eds., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.

 

Refereed Publications

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Gräfe, M., R.V. Tappero, M. A. Marcus, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Arsenic speciation in multiple metal environments: I. Bulk-XAFS spectroscopy of model and mixed compounds. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 320:383-399.
DOI:10.1016/j.jcis.2008.01.028
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Gräfe, M., R.V. Tappero, M. A. Marcus, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Arsenic speciation in multiple metal environments: II. Micro-spectroscopic investigation of a CCA contaminated soil. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 321:1-20.
DOI:10.1016/j.jcis.2008.01.033
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Hochella, M.F. Jr., S. K. Lower, P. A. Maurice, R. L. Penn, N. Sahai, D. L. Sparks, and B. S. Twining. 2008. Nanominerals, mineral nanoparticles, and earth systems. Science: 319 (5870) 1631 - 1635.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1141134

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Hunger, S.J., J.T. Sims and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Evidence for struvite in poultry litter: Effect of storage and drying. J. Environ. Qual. 37: 1617-1625.
DOI: 10.2134/jeq2007.0331

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Kubicki, J.D., K.P. Paul, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Periodic density functional theory calculations of bulk and the (010) surface of goethite. Geochemical Transactions 9:4.
DOI: 10.1186/1467-4866-9-4

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Parikh, S.J., B.J. Lafferty and D. L. Sparks. 2008. An ATR-FTIR spectroscopic approach for measuring rapid kinetics at the mineral/water interface. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 320:177-185.
DOI:10.1016/j.jcis.2007.12.017

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Seiter, J.M., K. E. Staats-Borda, M. Ginder-Vogel and D.L. Sparks. 2008. XANES spectroscopic analysis of phosphorus speciation in alum-amended poultry litter. J. Environ. Qual. 37:477-485.
DOI: 10.2134/jeq2007.0285

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Shi, Z., D.M. Di Toro, H.E. Allen and D.L. Sparks. 2008. A WHAM−based kinetics model for Zn adsorption and desorption to soils. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42: 5630–5636.
DOI: 10.1021/es800454y

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Invited Presentations    
Sparks, D.L., 2008. The Role of XAFS in Addressing Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Science. XAS NSLS-II Workshop, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, January 16.   PowerPoint
Sparks, D.L., 2008. Frontiers in Exploration of Biogeochemical Processes in the Earth’s Critical Zone: The Role of Scale and Interfaces, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, April 4.    
Sparks, D.L., 2008. The Role of Synchrotron Radiation in Addressing Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Science, J. Bennett Johnston, Sr. Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD), Baton Rouge, LA, April 4.    
Sparks, D.L., S.J. Parikh, M. Ginder-Vogel and G. Landrot. 2008. Real-time Molecular Scale Redox Kinetics at the Mineral/water Interface. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Sparks, D.L., 2008. Shining Light on Biogeochemical Processes in the Earth's critical Zone. 9th Annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum, University of Florida, September 12. abstract Flash
Sparks, D.L. 2008. Exploring Frontiers in Kinetics and Mechanisms of Geochemical Processes at the Mineral/Water Interface. Keynote talk at Center for Environmental Kinetics Analysis "All Hands" 5th Annual Meeting. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. October 22.
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Feng, X., M. Ginder-Vogel, M. Zhu, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Birnessite Formation and its Transformation in Acid Media. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Fischel, J.S., M. Ginder-Vogel, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Arsenic Mobilization in the Critical Zone: Oxidation by Hydrous Manganese Oxide. 235th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6-10. abstract  
Fischel, J.S., M. Ginder-Vogel, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-Mn(IV) Oxide Phases. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Ginder-Vogel, M., S.J. Parikh, J.S. Fischel and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Real-time Surface-chemistry of Arsenite Oxidation by Hydrous Manganese Oxide: Impact of Oxyanions. 235th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6-10. abstract  
Ginder-Vogel, M. and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Impact of Mineral Surface Modification on As(III) Oxidation by Hydrous Manganese(IV). Goldschmidt Conference 2008, Vancouver, Canada, July 13 - 18. abstract
Ginder-Vogel, M., J.S. Fischel, and D. L. Sparks. 2008.Inhibition of Hetergeneous As(III) Oxidation by Hydrous Mn(IV) Oxide by Mineral Surface Alteration. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Ginder-Vogel, M., J.S. Fischel, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Rates and Mechanisms of Arsenite Oxidation by Nano-Mn(IV) Oxide Mineral Phases. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Ginder-Vogel, M., J.S. Fischel, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Impact of Mineral Surface Modification on As(III) Oxidation by Mn(IV) Oxides. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Hochella, M.F., Jr., S.K. Lower, P.A. Maurice, R.L. Penn, N. Sahai, D.L. Sparks and B.S. Twinning. 2008. Nanominerals, Mineral Nanoparticles, and Earth Systems, Goldschmidt Conference 2008, Vancouver, Canada, July 13 - 18. abstract
Khaokaew, S., M. Ginder-Vogel, P. Kanghae, R. Chaney and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Speciation and Release Kinetics of Cadmium and Zinc in Thai Paddy Soil. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Khaokaew, S., M. Ginder-Vogel, R. Chaney and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Speciation and Release Kinetics of Cadmium and Zinc in Thai Paddy Soil. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Khaokaew, S., T. Rudrappa, H.P. Bais and D. L. Sparks. 2008. The Effect of Organic Acids from Rice (Oryza sativa L.) on Cadmium and Zinc Bioavailability in Thai Paddy Soils. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Lafferty, B. and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Kinetics of Arsenic Transformations in the Soil Environment. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Landrot, G. and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Surface Chemistry of Cr(III) Oxidation and Precipitation on Mn(IV) Oxides. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Landrot, G. and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Real Time Kinetics of Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Formation on Pyrophyllite. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Parikh, S.J., B.L. Lafferty and D. L. Sparks. 2008.In situ Analysis of Biogeochemical Arsenic Transformations. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Parikh, S.J., C. M. Jonsson, C. L. Jonsson, M. Zhu, R. M. Hazen, D. A. Sverjensky and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Molecular Mechanisms of Glutamic and Aspartic Acid Sorption to Oxyhydroxide Minerals. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Seiter, J. and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Effect of Storage Time on the Dynamics of As Speciation and Transformation in Heterogeneous Biosolid Material. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Shi, Z., D.M. DiToro, H.E. Allen and D.L. Sparks. 2008. Modeling Zn Adsorption and Desorption to Soils. Proceedings of the 14th International Meeting of the International Humic Substances Society, Moscow-Saint Petersburg, Russia, September 14-19. PDF  
Shimizu, M., M. Ginder-Vogel, S.J. Parikh, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Methylarsenate Sorption to Aluminum Oxide. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Shimizu, M., M. Ginder-Vogel, S.J. Parikh, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Methylarsenate Sorption to Aluminum Oxide. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  
Sparks, D.L., S.J. Parikh, M. Ginder-Vogel and G. Landrot. 2008. Advances in Elucidating Reactivity and Speciation at the Mineral/water Interface: The Role of Analytical Techniques and Computational Modeling, Goldschmidt Conference 2008, Vancouver, Canada, July 13 - 18. abstract
Zhu, M., M. Ginder-Vogel, S.J. Parikh, and D. L. Sparks. 2008. pH-induced Structural Change in Biogenic Mn(IV)-oxides. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Zhu, M., K. W. Paul, J. Kubicki and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Quantum Chemical Modeling Arsenic (III,V) Adsorption and Oxidation on Manganese Oxides. 236th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 17-21. abstract  
Zhu, M. and D. L. Sparks. 2008. Ni2+ Sorption on Biogenic Manganese Oxides Formed at Various pHs. GSA-ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 5-9. abstract  

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