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2009 Publications

Books Edited
Sparks, D.L. 2009. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 101, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a
Sparks, D.L. 2009. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 102, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a
Sparks, D.L. 2009. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 103, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a
Sparks, D.L. 2009. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 104, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.   Advancessm1a

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Broadhurst, C.L., R. V. Tappero, T. K. Maugel, E. F. Erbe, D. L. Sparks and R. L. Chaney. 2009. Interaction of nickel and manganese in accumulation and localization in leaves of the Ni hyperaccumulators Alyssum murale and Alyssum corsicum. Plant Soil 314:35–48.
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-008-9703-4
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Domagal-Goldman, S.D., K.W. Paul, D.L. Sparks and J.D. Kubicki. 2009. Quantum chemical study of the Fe(III)-desferrioxamine B siderophore complex—Electronic structure, vibrational frequencies, and equilibrium Fe-isotope fractionation. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73(1):1-12.
DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2008.09.031
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Ginder-Vogel, M., G. Landrot, J. S. Fischel, and D. L. Sparks. 2009. Quantification of rapid environmental redox processes with quick-scanning x-ray absorption spectroscopy (Q-XAS). PNAS 106 (38):16124–16128.
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0908186106
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Livi, K. J. T. , G. S. Senesi, A. C. Scheinost and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Microscopic examination of nanosized mixed Ni−Al hydroxide surface precipitates on pyrophyllite. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43: 1299–1304.
DOI: 10.1021/es8015606

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Zhu, M., K. W. Paul, J. D. Kubicki and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Quantum chemical study of arsenic (III, V) adsorption on Mn-oxides: Implications for arsenic(III) oxidation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43: 6655–6661.
DOI: 10.1021/es900537e
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Invited Presentations    
Sparks, D.L., M. Ginder-Vogel, B.J. Lafferty, and S.J. Parikh. 2009. A Multi-scale Investigation of the Kinetics and Mechanisms of As(III) Oxidation on Hydrous Manganese oxide. 9th V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21 - 26. abstract  
Sparks, D.L. 2009. Shining Light on Biogeochemical Processes in the Earth's Critical Zone. Probing the Atomic Scale: Lessons Learned from X-ray Applications to Environmental Science Workshop Forum. University of California, Davis, September 3. Plenary Speaker.    
Sparks, D.L. and M. Zhu. 2009. The Value of a Multi-Scale, Multi-Tool Approach in Elucidating Metal(loid) Biogeochemistry in the Environment. DFG-IUSS Symposium on Advances in Molecular Modeling of Biogeochemical Interfaces- Perspectives for Soil Research, Jena, Germany, October 6-9. Keynote Speaker. abstract  
Sparks, D.L. 2009. Advances in the Use of Synchrotron Radiation in Elucidating Environmental Interfacial Reaction Processes and Mechanisms in the Earth's Critical Zone. Molecular Environmental Soil Science at Biogeochemical Interfaces in the Earth's Critical Zone Symposium, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, October 10-14, 2009. Plenary Speaker.    

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Ginder-Vogel, M., G. Landrot and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Quantification of Rapid Environmental Redox Processes using Quick-scanning X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (Q-XAS). 9th V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21 - 26. abstract  
Khaokaew, S., P. Northrup, R. L. Chaney, M. Ginder-Vogel and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Speciation and Release Kinetics of Cadmium in Alkali and Acidic Paddy Soils: Application of X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS). ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 International Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. abstract  
Lafferty ,B.J., M. Ginder-Vogel and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Microbe and Mineral Mediated Arsenic Transformations in the Soil Environment. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 International Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. abstract  
Landrot, G., M. Ginder-Vogel, and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Kinetics of Chromium(III) Oxidation by Manganese(IV) Oxides Using Quick X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy (Q- XAFS). ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 International Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. abstract  
Parikh, S.J., B. J. Lafferty, and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Environmental Influences On Mn-Oxide Catalyzed Arsenic Oxidation. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 International Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. abstract  
Shimizu, M., and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Methylarsenate Sorption to Soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 International Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. abstract  
Siebecker, M., T. Centofanti, R. Chaney and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Geogenic Nickel Speciation in Serpentine Soils and Its Relationship to Nickel Uptake in Hyperaccumulator Plants. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 International Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. abstract  
Zhu, M., M. Ginder-Vogel, S. J. Parikh and D. L. Sparks. 2009. pH Effects on the Structure of Biogenic Mn-oxides. 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26. abstract  
Zhu, M., K.W. Paul, J.D. Kubicki and D.L. Sparks. 2009. A Quantum Chemical and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Investigation of Arsenic and Nickel Sorption Mechanism on Mn-oxides. DFG-IUSS Symposium on Advances in Molecular Modeling of Biogeochemical Interfaces- Perspectives for Soil Research, Jena, Germany, October 6-9. abstract  
Zhu, M., M. Ginder-Vogel, B. Lafferty, G. Landrot and D.L. Sparks. 2009. Structural Study of Poorly Crystalline Layered Manganese Oxides Using the Atomic Pair Distribution Function Technique. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2009 International Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, November 1-5. abstract  

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