Sánchez-España J., Yusta I., and W.D. Burgos. 2016. “Geochemistry of dissolved aluminum at low pH: Hydrobasaluminite formation and interaction with trace metals, silica and microbial cells under anoxic conditions.” Chemical Geology. Accepted August 2016.

Tasker T.L., Piotrowski P. K., Dorman F.L., and W.D. Burgos. 2016. “Metal associations in Marcellus Shale and fate of synthetic hydraulic fracturing fluids reacted at high pressure and temperature.” Environmental Engineering Science, part of special issue entitled “The science and innovation of emerging subsurface energy technologies.” Accepted March 2016.

Sheng, Y., K. Bibby, C. Grettenberger, B. Kaley, J.L. Macalady, G. Wang and W.D. Burgos. 2016. “ Geochemical and temporal influences on the enrichment of acidophilic iron-oxidizing bacterial communities.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82:3611-3621.

Maraghechi, H., Rajabipour F., Pantano C.G., and W.D. Burgos. 2016. “ Effect of calcium on dissolution and precipitation of amorphous silica at high alkalinity.” Cement and Concrete Research. 87:1-15.

Sánchez-España J., Yusta I., Gray J., and W.D. Burgos. 2016. “ Geochemistry of dissolved aluminum at low pH: Extent and significance of Al-Fe(III) coprecipitation below pH 4.0.” Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 175:128-149.


Luan, F., G. Zhang, J.M. Senko and W.D. Burgos. 2015. “ Effects of supplemental organic carbon on long-term reduction and reoxidation of uranium.” Royal Society of Chemistry Advances. 5:32210-32216.

Luan, F., C.A. Gorski and W.D. Burgos. 2015. “ Linear Free Energy Relationships for the Biotic and Abiotic Reduction of Nitroaromatic Compounds.” Environmental Science & Technology. 49:3557-3565.

Chaput, D.L., C.M. Hansel, W.D. Burgos and C.M. Santelli. 2015. “ Profiling microbial communities in manganese remediation systems treating coal mine drainage.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81:2189-2198.

Jones, D.S., C. Kohl, C. L. Grettenberger, L.N. Larson, W.D. Burgos and J.L. Macalady. 2015. “Geochemical niches of Iron-Oxidizing Acidophiles in Acidic Coal Mine Drainage.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81:1242-1250.

Luan, F., Y. Liu, A.M. Griffin, C.A. Gorski and W.D. Burgos. 2015. “ Iron(III)-Bearing Clay Minerals Enhance Bioreduction of Nitrobenzene by Shewanella putrefaciens CN32.” Environmental Science & Technology. DOI:10.1021/es504149y.


Liu, Y., F. Luan, W.D. Burgos. 2014. “Redox-driven dissolution of clay minerals by uranium under high pressure CO2 conditions.” Chemical Geology. 383:100-106.

Luan, F., C.A. Gorski and W.D. Burgos. 2014. “Thermodynamic controls on the microbial reduction of iron-bearing nontronite and uranium.” submitted to Environmental Science & Technology in November 2013.

Larson, L.N., J. Sánchez-España, B. Kaley, Y. Sheng, K. Bibby and W.D. Burgos. 2014. “Thermodynamic Controls on the Kinetics of Microbial Low-pH Fe(II) Oxidation.” Environmental Science & Technology. 48: 9246-9254.

Larson, L.N., J. Sánchez-España, J.L. Macalady and W.D. Burgos. 2014. “Comparison of field and laboratory rates of low-pH biological Fe(II) oxidation in Appalachian coal fields and Iberian Pyrite Belt.” Accepted by Applied Geochemistry in December 2013.


Macalady, J.L., T.L. Hamilton, C.L. Grettenberger, D.S. Jones, L.E. Tsao and W.D. Burgos. (2013) “ Energy, ecology, and the distribution of microbial life.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 368:1622 20120253.

Larson, L.N., M. Fitzgerald, K. Singha, M.N. Gooseff, J.L. Macalady, and W.D. Burgos. (2013) “Hydrogeochemical changes associated with hyporheic exchange beneath an acid mine drainage-contaminated stream.” Journal of Hydrology 501:163-174.


Luan, F., and W.D. Burgos (2012) “Sequential extraction method for determination of Fe(II/III) and U(IV/VI) in suspensions of iron-bearing phyllosilicates and uranium.Environmental Science & Technology. 46:11995-12002.

Luan, F., C.M. Santelli, C.M. Hansel, W.D. Burgos. (2012) “Defining manganese(II) removal processes in passive coal mine drainage treatment systems through laboratory incubation experiments.” Applied Geochemistry. 27: 1567–1578.

Burgos, W.D., T. Borch, L.D. Troyer, F. Luan, L.N. Larson, J.F. Brown, J. Lambson and M. Shimizu. (2012) “Schwertmannite and Fe oxides formed by biological low-pH Fe(II) oxidation versus abiotic neutralization: Impact on trace metal sequestration.” Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 76: 29-44.


Senko, J.M., D. Bertel, T.J. Quick and W.D. Burgos. (2011) “The Influence of Phototrophic Biomass on Fe and S Redox Cycling in an Acid Mine Drainage-Impacted System.” Mine Water and the Environment. 30: 38-46.

Zhang, G., W. D. Burgos, J. M. Senko, M. E. Bishop, H. Dong, M. I. Boyanov and K. M. Kemner. (2011) “Microbial reduction of chlorite and uranium followed by air oxidation.” Chemical Geology. 283: 242-250.

Brown, J.F., D.S. Jones, D.B. Mills, J.L. Macalady and W.D. Burgos. (2011) “Applications of a depositional facies model to an acid mine drainage site.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77: 545-554.

Bandstra, J.Z., D.E. Ross, S.L. Brantley and W.D. Burgos. (2011) “Compendium and Synthesis of Bacterial Manganese Reduction Rates.” Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. (Re-submitted August 2010).


Santelli, C.M., D.H. Pfister, D. Lazarus, L. Sun, W.D. Burgos and C.M. Hansel. (2010). “Diverse fungal and bacterial communities promote Mn(II)-oxidation and remediation of coal mine drainage in passive treatment systems.” Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76: 4871-4875.

DeSa, T.C.. J.F. Brown and W.D. Burgos. (2010). “Laboratory and field-scale evaluation of low-pH Fe(II) oxidation at Hughes Borehole, Portage, Pennsylvania.” Mine Water and the Environment. (In press, DOI 10.1007/s10230-010-0105-5)

Burgos, W.D., H. Tan, C.M. Santelli, and C.M. Hansel. 2010. “Importance of fungi in biological Mn(II) oxidation in limestone treatment beds.” 2010 National Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, Pittsburgh, PA. Bridging Reclamation, Science and the Community, June 5-11, 2010. R.I. Barnhisel (Ed.) Published by ASMR, Lexington, KY.

Luan, F., W. D. Burgos, L. Xie and Q. Zhou. (2010). “Bioreduction of Nitrobenzene, Natural Organic Matter, and Hematite by Shewanella putrefaciens CN32.” Environmental Science & Technology. 44: 184-190.

Tan, H., G. Zhang, P. J. Heaney, S. M. Webb, and B. W.D. (2010). “Characterization of manganese oxide precipitates from Appalachian coal mine drainage treatment systems.” Applied Geochemistry. 25:389-399.


Zhang, G., J.M. Senko, S.D. Kelly, H. Tan, K.M. Kemner and W.D. Burgos. "Microbial reduction of iron(III)-rich smectite and uranium(VI).” Submitted revised manuscript to Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, October 2008.

Peretyazhko, T., J.M. Zachara, J.-F. Boily, Y. Xia, P.L. Gassman, B.W. Arey and W.D. Burgos. “Mineralogical transformations controlling acid mine drainage chemistry.” Chemical Geology. Accepted January 2009.

Senko, J.M., G. Zhang, J.T. McDonough, M.A. Bruns and W.D. Burgos. “Metal reduction at low pH by a Desulfosporosinus species: Implications for the biological treatment of acidic mine drainage.” Submitted to Geomicrobiology Journal, accepted October 2008.


Burgos, W.D., J.T. McDonough, J.M. Senko, G. Zhang, A.C. Dohnalkova, S.D. Kelly, Y. Gorby and K.M. Kemner. 2008. “Characterization of uraninite nanoparticles produced by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1.” Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 72:4901-4915.

Senko, J.M., P. Wanjugi, M. Lucas, M.A. Bruns and W.D. Burgos. 2008. “Characterization of Fe(II)-oxidizing bacterial activities and communities at two acidic Appalachian coal mine discharge-impacted sites.The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. 2:1122-1133.

Jang, J.H., B.A. Dempsey and W.D. Burgos. 2008. “Reduction of U(VI) by Fe(II) in the presence of hydrous ferric oxide and hematite: Effects of solid transformation, surface coverage, and humic acid.” Water Research. 42:2269-2277.


Minyard, M.L., and W.D. Burgos. 2007. “Hydrologic flow controls on biologic iron(III) reduction in natural sediments.” Environmental Science & Technology. 41:1218-1224.

Stone, J.J., R.A. Royer, B.A. Dempsey and W.D. Burgos. 2007. “Effect of Natural Organic Matter on Zinc Inhibition of Hematite Bioreduction by Shewanella putrefaciens CN32.” Environmental Science & Technology. 41:5284-5290.

Jang, J.H., B.A. Dempsey and W.D. Burgos. 2007. “Solubility of Hematite Revisited: Effects of Hydration.” Environmental Science & Technology. 41:7303-7308.

Jang, J.H., B.A. Dempsey and W.D. Burgos. 2007. “A Model-Based Evaluation of Sorptive Reactivities of Hydrous Ferric Oxide and Hematite for U(VI).” Environmental Science & Technology. 41:4305-4310.

Senko, J.M., S.D. Kelly, A.C. Dohnalkova, J.T. McDonough, K.M. Kemner and W.D. Burgos. 2007. “ The effect of U(VI) bioreduction kinetics on subsequent reoxidation of UO2.” Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 71: 4644-4654.

Burgos, W.D, J.M. Senko, B.A. Dempsey, E.E. Roden, J.J. Stone, K.M. Kemner and S.D. Kelly. 2007. “ Soil Humic Acid Decreases Biological Uranium(VI) Reduction by Shewanella putrefaciens CN32.” Environmental Engineering Science. 24:755-761.

Jang, J.H., B.A. Dempsey and W.D. Burgos. 2007. “Solubility of Schoepite: Comparison and Selection of Complexation Constants for U(VI).” Water Research. 40:2738-2746.