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Recent Publications (2018)

Books Edited
Sparks, D.L. 2018. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 147, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
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Sparks, D.L. 2018. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 148, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
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Sparks, D.L. 2018. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 149, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
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Sparks, D.L. 2018. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 150, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
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Sparks, D.L. 2018. Editor, Advances in Agronomy. Vol. 151, Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
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Chapters in Books

Siebecker, M.G., W. Li. and D. L.Sparks. 2018. The important role of layered double hydroxides in soil chemical processes and remediation: What we have learned over the past 20 years. In D.L. Sparks (ed.) Advances in Agronomy, Vol. 147, Academic Press, New York, p. 1-59.
DOI: 10.1016/bs.agron.2017.10.001

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Xu Y, Seshadri B, Sarkar B, Rumpel C, Sparks D, S. Bolan N. Chapter 6 - Microbial Control of Soil Carbon Turnover. In: Garcia C, Nannipieri P, Hernandez T, editors. The Future of Soil Carbon: Academic Press; 2018. p. 165-94.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811687-6.00006-7

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Sparks D.L. Kinetics of Geochemical Processes. In: White WM, editor. Encyclopedia of Geochemistry: A Comprehensive Reference Source on the Chemistry of the Earth: Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland. p. 775-84.
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-39312-4_49

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Refereed Publications
Feng X, P. Wang, Z. Shi, K.D. Kwon, H. Zhao, H. Yin, Z. Lin, M. Zhu, X. Liang, F. Liu, and Donald L. Sparks. 2018. A Quantitative Model for the Coupled Kinetics of Arsenic Adsorption/Desorption and Oxidation on Manganese Oxides. Environmental Science & Technology Letters
DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00058
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Gamble, A., A..K. Givens and D.L. Sparks. 2018. Arsenic speciation and availability in orchard soils historically contaminated with lead arsenate. Journal of Environmental Quality. (In Press)
DOI:10.2134/jeq2017.07.0264
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Peng, L., P. Wang, W. Li, Z. Lin, Z. Dang and D.L. Sparks. 2018. A novel multi-reaction model for kinetics of Zn release from soils: Roles of soil binding sites. Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 514: 146–155.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2017.12.006
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Sowers, T.D., J.W. Stuckey, D.L. Sparks. 2018. The synergistic effect of calcium on organic carbon sequestration to ferrihydrite. Geochem Trans 19:4
DOI:10.1186/s12932-018-0049-4.
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Stuckey J.W, C. Goodwin, J. Wang, L.A. Kaplan, P. Vidal-Esquivel, T.P. Beebe, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Impacts of hydrous manganese oxide on the retention and lability of dissolved organic matter. Geochem Trans, 19:6.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12932-018-0051-x

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Wu Y., R. K. Kukkadapu, K. J. T. Livi, W. Xu, W. Li, and D. L. Sparks. 2018. Iron and arsenic speciation during As(III) oxidation by manganese oxides in the presence of Fe(II): Molecular-level characterization using XAFS, Mössbauer, and TEM analysis. ACS Earth Space Chem., Just Accepted Manuscript.
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00119

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Xu, S., W.Tang, D.B. Chase, D. Sparks, J.Rabolt. 2018. A highly sensitive, selective and reproducible SERS sensor for detection of trace metalloids in the environment. ACS Applied Nano Materials. (In Press)
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.7b00301
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Xu, Y, B. Seshadri, B. Sarkar, H. Wang, C. Rumpel, D. Sparks, M. Farrell, T. Hall, X. Yanga, N. Bolan. 2018. Biochar modulates heavy metal toxicity and improves microbial carbon use efficiency in soil. Science of the Total Environment, 621: 148–159.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.214
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Chen, C., P. Leinweber, K.-U. Eckhardt, D.L. Sparks. 2018. The Composition and Stability of Clay-Associated Organic Matter along a Soil Profile. Soil Systems 2, 16.
DOI:10.3390/soilsystems2010016
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Sowers T.D, D. Adhikari, J. Wang, Y. Yang, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Spatial Associations and Chemical Composition of Organic Carbon Sequestered in Fe, Ca, and Organic Carbon Ternary Systems. Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b01158
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Siebecker, M. G., Chaney, R. L., and Sparks, D. L. (2018). Natural speciation of nickel at the micrometer scale in serpentine (ultramafic) topsoils using microfocused X-ray fluorescence, diffraction, and absorption. Geochemical Transactions 19, 14.
DOI:10.1186/s12932-018-0059-2

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Chen C. and D.L. Sparks (2018) e(II)-Induced Mineral Transformation of Ferrihydrite–Organic Matter Adsorption and Co-precipitation Complexes in the Absence and Presence of As(III). ACS Earth Space Chem.
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00041

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Adhikari, D., Sowers, T., Stuckey, J. W., Wang, X., Sparks, D. L., and Yang, Y. (2018). Formation and redox reactivity of ferrihydrite-organic carbon-calcium co-precipitates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.09.026

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Exploring the Distribution of Zn2+ in Inner and Outer Helmholtz Planes of the Electrical Double Layer of Soil Particles Based on Suspension Wien Effect Measurements (2018) Just accepted. Soil Science Society of America Journal.

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Invited Presentations
Sparks, D.L. 2018. Biogeochemical interfacial reactivity in a changing environment. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22. Invited Keynote presentation. abstract
Sparks, D.L. 2018. Mineral/Water Interfacial Reactivity in a Changing Environment. 55th Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting, June 11-14,2018, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.
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Sparks, D.L. 2018. Advances in the Use of Small Spatial and Temporal Scale Synchrotron-Based Techniques to Elucidate Soil Mineral Reactivity. 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12-17. abstract
Shining Light on Mineral/Water Interfacial Reactivity in a Changing Environment. 21st World Congress of Soil Science, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 17, 2018 abstract

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Adhikari, D., T.D. Sowers, J. Stuckey, D.L Sparks, Y. Yang. 2018. Formation and reactivity of ferrihydrite-organic carbon-calcium co-precipitate complexes. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22.
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Coward, E.K., T. Ohno, A.F. Plante, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Adsorption and molecular fractionation of dissolved organic matter on iron-bearing mineral matrices of varying crystallinity. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22.
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Fischel, J., D.L. Sparks. 2018. Shining light on Cr(III) oxidation mechanisms on Mn-oxides. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22.
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Fischel, M., C. Clarke, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Arsenic oxidation by the mighty manganese soils of Graskop. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22.
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Sowers, T.D, J. Stuckey, D. Adhikari, Y. Yang, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Synergistic effect of calcium on organic carbon sequestration to ferrihydrite: Potential for Fe-Ca-OC ternary complexes. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22.
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Xu, S., B. Chase, D.L. Sparks, J.F. Rabolt. 2018. A silver coated gold nanorod decorated fibrous SERS substrate for arsenic detection. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22.
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Giannetta, B., C. Zaccone, C. Plaza, M.G. Siebecker, P, Rovira, C. Vischetti , D. L. Sparks. 2018. Soil Organic Matter-mineral interactions across different land uses: the importance of Fe-mediated stabilization. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, April 8–13.
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Giannetta, B., M.G Siebecker, C. Plaza, C. Zaccone, P. Rovira, C. Vischetti, D. L. Sparks. 2018. Impact and reactivity of Fe(III)-OM complexes and Fe(III) polymerization in SOM fractions under different land uses. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, April 8–13.
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Giannetta, B., C. Plaza, C. Zaccone, M. G. Siebecker, P. Rovira, C. Vischetti, D. L. Sparks. 2018. Fe(III) fate after complexation with different soil organic matter fractions: Retention capacity and mechanisms. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, April 8–13.
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Betts, A.R, M.G. Siebecker, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Oxidation status of subsoil clay during Fe(II) sorption alters the composition of precipitated Fe(II)-bearing layered double hydroxides. 55th Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, June 11-14.
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Szerlag K. and D.L. Sparks. 2018. The chemistry of legacy phosphorus in US Mid-Atlantic agricultural soils. 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12-17 August.
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Fischel, J.S. and D.L. Sparks. 2018. The Role of Soil Chemical Processes and Properties in Impacting Chromium Cycling in Highly Contaminated Soils. 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12-17 August.
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Fischel, M.H.H., C.E. Clarke, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Impact of climate on the mighty manganese soils of Graskop. 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12-17 August.
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Sowers, T.D., J.W. Stuckey, D. Adhikari, Y. Yang, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Probing the Effect of Calcium on Organic Carbon Sequestration to Ferrihydrite. 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12-17 August.
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Betts, A.R. and D.L. Sparks. 2018. Fe(II) interaction with natural clay minerals: role of structural Fe and aluminosilicates on Fe(II)-layered double hydroxide (LDH) formation. 21st World Congress of Soil Science. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12-17.
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Coward E., T. Ohno, D.L. Sparks. 2018. Kinetic Structuring: Temporal Molecular Fractionation of Organic Matter during Mineral Adsorption. Goldschmidt. Boston, MA, USA. August 12-17.
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