Environmental Soil Chemistry

 






UD Environmental Soil Chemistry Members In The News
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Summer scholars: Two Florida A&M University undergraduates conduct summer research at UD

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Five UD students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

SSSA June 2014 Graduate and postdoctoral students present papers at world congress of soil science
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A new EPSCoR: NSF awards $20 million to statewide consortium

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Sparks to chair national soil science committee

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Academic career prep: UD summer institute helps students prepare for academic careers

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Honorary membership: UD's Sparks one of six soil scientists honored at international meeting

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NSF Graduate Research Fellows: Ten win prestigious graduate fellowships from National Science Foundation

Global Spring 2012

Sparks awarded Einstein Professorship by Chinese
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Introducing our post-doctoral researchers' CZO work

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Seeds of progress: Delaware EPSCoR announces 2012 seed grant recipients

csa news January 2012 Investigating the earth's critical zone
INternational Innovation December 2011

Critical research: Professor Donald L Sparks and Drs Anthony Aufdenkampe and Lou Kaplan reveal the progress their cutting-edge project is making on understanding the complex interactions within the Earth’s critical zone

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Soil solutions: UD doctoral student in soil science receives Dixon Award

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Soil science award winners: Department of Plant and Soil Sciences cultivates next leaders

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An honored professor: Sparks travels 16 days, 18,621 miles to promote scientific collaboration

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A SMART move: Doctoral student receives prestigious SMART Scholarship

News August 2011 Hurricane Irene: Scientists collect water quality and climate change data from huge storm
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The Softer Side of X-rays — Researchers use NSLS to probe cadmium-contaminated soil

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Summer achievements: Symposium showcases summer undergrad research and service efforts

csa news August 2011 Advanced spectroscopy in soil biogeochemical research
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An ultra-bright future: UD grad students benefit from research at national laboratories

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Benton, Sparks award winners

udaily April 2011 Blue Hens go to Washington
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udaily March 2011 UD research showcased on Capitol Hill
udaily March 2011 DENIN and DNREC launch EcoCafé workshops
udaily Jan 2011 Sparks details DENIN goals to retired UD faculty members
udaily Dec 2010 Sparks named Einstein Professor by Chinese Academy of Sciences
udaily Dec 2010 DENIN Dialogue speaker discusses economics, environment, 'global weirding'
udaily Nov 2010 DENIN hosts inaugural advisory board meeting
udaily Nov 2010 CANR promotes nutrient management, water quality efforts in China
Research Oct 2010 New observatory explores Earth's "critical zone"
Research Oct 2010 The Great Eco-Quest
udaily Sept 2010 Grad student wins prestigious EPA fellowship
udaily June 2010 Sparks to receive Liebig Medal from International Union of Soil Sciences
udaily June 2010 10 inducted to UD's Alumni Wall of Fame
udaily April 2010 Sparks wins distinguished mentoring award from Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools
udaily April 2010 UD graduate students win awards in environmental chemistry
udaily March 2010 DENIN holds first research symposium
udaily January 2010 UD scientists featured in top environmental science journal
udaily January 2010 EPSCoR seed grants awarded for environmental research
udaily December 2009 University plans new interdisciplinary science, engineering building
udaily December 2009 UD experts weigh in on U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen
Messenger December 2009 New enterprise to focus on environment

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October 2009

DENIN Director Sparks speaks in Germany, China

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October 2009

UD launches Delaware Environmental Institute

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October 2009

Killmon receives Joy Sparks Spirit of 4-H Award for New Castle County

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October 2009

Joy Sparks Spirit of 4-H Award presented to Carlene Jones

Delaware Online

October 2009

Team to study human effect on watershed

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October 2009

World-renowned environmental scientists to speak at DENIN opening

The Review

September 2009

Plans for science building on track for 2013 completion

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September 2009

New Critical Zone Observatory seeks to answer climate change questions

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September 2009

University launches online Environmental Portal

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September 2009

Sparks to lead Delaware Environmental Institute; launch set Oct. 23

Research magazine

September 2009

Research targets Delaware ecosystem health issues (Full text)

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September 2009

New X-ray technique illuminates reactivity of environmental contaminants (Also reported here)

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August 2009

Two remembered at Delaware State Fair

Guiding Eyes August 2009 AJ Promoted to Ph.D. Candidate at UD

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Summer 2009

Presidential award for soil scientist

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July 2009

Congressional delegation announces $1.2 million investment in UD research

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July 2009

President honors outstanding early-career scientists

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June 2009

EPSCoR annual meeting addresses environmental challenges

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April 2009

Matthew Ginder-Vogel Awarded EPSCoR Seed Grant for NSLS Work

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March 2009

EPSCoR seed grants awarded to environmental researchers

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February 2009

UD alumnus wins Presidential Early Career Award

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January 2009

Extension's Joy Sparks honored for work with 4-H

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December 2008

UD staff, students raise dogs to serve as Guiding Eyes

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November 2008

Center for Critical Zone Research welcomes first four graduate student fellows

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November 2008

College names inaugural group of distinguished alumni

The Review November 2008 National Science Foundation gives UD grant

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November 2008

NSF awards UD, partners $15 million for environmental research, education

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November 2008

Delaware Receives EPSCoR Funding
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August 2008

Smithsonian's 'Dig It' Exhibit Opens with help from UD Soil Scientists

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May 2008

Donald Sparks Elected Distinguished Geochemistry Fellow

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April 2008

UD Nanomineral Research Featured in ’Science’

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March 2008

"Nanominerals" Influence Earth Systems from Ocean to Atmosphere to Biosphere

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March 2008

Delaware’s EPSCoR Program Draws National, State Leaders at Annual Meeting (Presentations)

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Nov 2007

New CANR Graduate Fellowship Awarded to Jennifer Seiter

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Nov 2007

Panel Sees Partnerships as Key to Solving Ecological Problems

CANR

May 2007

William J. Benton Graduate Student Award Presented at 2007 Honors Day

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May 2007

Super Stars in Service to UD Announced

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April 2007

Board to Advise Delaware EPSCoR and Critical Zone Center

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February 2007

UD Doctoral Programs Rank Among Nation’s Best

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February 2007

Delaware EPSCoR Marks Progress at Annual Meeting

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December 2006

Scientific Mission of Critical Importance

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October 2006

University Announces New Critical Zone Center

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August 2006

Scientists Call for Study of Earth’s Critical Zone

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July 2006

Sparks Helps Helm World Soil Science Congress

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May 2006

Spatial and Temporal Variability of Arsenic Solid-State Speciation in Historically Lead Arsenate Contaminated Soils

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Winter 2006

Fate and Transport of Arsenic in Delaware Soils

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October 2005

Six Outstanding Alumni Honored With Presidential Citation

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July 2005

Graduate Students' Work Wins Kudos

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July 2005

Research For A Cleaner Environment

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June 2005

Three Grad Students Take Top Soil Research Honors

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June 2005

Prof. Sparks Selected for Top USDA Honor

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April 2005

USDA Honors Soil Scientist with Award for Outstanding Contributions

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April 2005

NSF, State Fund Major Initiative

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Jan 2005

Leading Soil Scientist Draws Topnotch Grad Students

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Nov 2004

Two Honored for Public Service

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October 2004

‘Windows’ Series Features Named Professors

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July 2004

UD Soil Student “Mines” with a Microscope

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Feb 2004

Arsenic Speciation and Reactivity in Poultry Litter

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July 2003

X-ray Absorption Study of the Uptake of Pb(II) at the Solid-Water Interface of Amorphous Silica

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June 2003

Chemical Forms of Zinc in a Smelter-Contaminated Soil

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April 2003

Northeast Branch ASA & SSSA Award Winners

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January 2003

Mechanisms of Selenate Adsorption on Iron Oxides and Hydroxides

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Winter 2003

Presidential Honor for a Young Researcher

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Vol. 11, Num. 3, 2002

Planting the Seeds of Generosity

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Fall 2002

ISEQ Awards Three Fellowships

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Fall 2002

Sparks Names UD's First S. Hallock du Pont Chair

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September 2002

Distinguished Profs to Deliver Inaugural Lectures Sept. 19

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July 2002

UI Scientist Among Young Scientists Honored By President Bush

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June 2002

Donald Sparks and Charles Epifanio Receive Graduate Advising Awards

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June 2002

UD Profs Honored For Graduate Mentoring

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Vol. 11, Num. 1, 2002

Donations Get New Fellowship Off The Ground

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June 2002

Outstanding Alumnus Award

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April 2002

Endowed Chair Announced

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February 2002

Fellowship Takes Prof to Australia

The Review

Nov 20, 2002

UD Soil Institute Helps Farmers With Research

Outreach

Spring 2001

Graduate Fellowship Is Gift from UD Husband and Wife

Update

Feb 8, 2001

Department Chair Named President of Soil Science Group

The Review

Jan 26, 2001

Professor to Serve as IUSS President

Campaign for Delaware

June 2000

Sparks Ignites Environmental Soil Chemistry Studies

Outreach

Feb/March 2000

Newly Renovated Farmhouse to House College Offices

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Dec 1999/Jan 2000

Sparks Is New SSSA President

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Oct/Nov 1999

UD Postdoctoral Associate Receives F.W. Clarke Award

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Oct/Nov 1999

UD Student Wins Graduate Student Award

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Vol. 8, Num. 2, 1999

Soil Chemistry Team Digs into Environmental Issues

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May 27, 1999

Three Doctoral Candidates Earn NSF Fellowships

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Dec 10, 1998

Soil Chemistry Team Digs Environmental Issues

Outreach

June/July 1998

Soil Science Grad Student Receives NSF Scholarship

Delaware online

June 5, 1998

University of Delaware Scores with Safety

Outreach

Feb/March 1998

Students Get Top Billing from Soil Science Pioneer

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Oct 30, 1997

Stuart Cooper, Donald Sparks new AAAS fellows

Outreach

Oct/Nov 1997

Visiting Scientist Develops Models for Soil Studies

Chemical Engineering Progress

July, 1997

Immobilizing Metal Soil Contaminants Modeled

Geotimes

July, 1997

Remediation In Review

Environmental Laboratory Washington Report

May 15, 1997

Scientists Learning To Immobilize Metal In Soil

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May 8, 1997

UD Researchers Play Key Roles at ACS Meeting

CE News

May 5, 1997

Rapid Reactions Put Brakes on Metals in Soil

Annual Report 1996

College of Agricultural Sciences Annual Report 1996

Excellence + Enthusiam = Equation For Success

Outreach

Oct/Nov 1996

Sparks Receives University's Francis Alison Award
Pautler Named Research Associate II

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Aug/Sep 1996

NEBASA Awards UD Ag Professor, Students

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June/July 1996

Research Program Grows In Environmental Soil Chemistry

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Dec 1995/Jan 1996

Visiting Researcher From Israel to Collaborate In Soil Science
Sparks Authors Soil Chemistry Text
Undergrad Chalks Up Experience in Research Semester

Annual Report 1995

College of Agricultural Sciences Annual Report 1995

Partnerships in Soil Chemistry Produce Positive Charge for Research

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Jan 1995

UD Graduate Fellows Tackle Changes To Agriculture, Environment

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Nov 1994

Department Chair Lauded By Soil Science Society

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Sep 1994

University, Industry Face Environmental Challenges Together

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May 1994

Sparks Named Distinguished Professor

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Jan 1994

Soil Science Dissertation Nets National Award

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