Publications

(51 articles total, h-index of 22 and >2,000 citations in ISI as of July 2013)

2013

Timothy S. Pasakarnis, Maxim I. Boyanov, Kenneth M. Kemner, Bhoopesh Mishra, Edward J. O’Loughlin, Gene Parkin, and Michelle M. Scherer. Influence of Chloride and Fe(II) Content on the Reduction of Hg(II) by Magnetite Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013, 47 (13), pp 6987–6994. DOI: 10.1021/es304761. Tribute Issue for Rene Scharzenbach.

Anke Neumann, Tyler L. Olson, and Michelle M. Scherer. Spectroscopic Evidence for Fe(II)–Fe(III) Electron Transfer at Clay Mineral Edge and Basal Sites. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013, 47 (13), pp 6969–6977. DOI: 10.1021/es304744v. Tribute Issue for Rene Scharzenbach.

Vitaly Alexandrov, Anke Neumann, Michelle M. Scherer, and Kevin M. Rosso. Electron Exchange and Conduction in Nontronite from First-Principles J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (5), pp 2032–2040 DOI: 10.1021/jp3110776.

Edward J. O’Loughlin, Maxim I. Boyanov, Theodore M. Flynn, Christopher A. Gorski, Scott M. Hofmann, Michael L. McCormick, Michelle M. Scherer, and Kenneth M. Kemner. Effects of Bound Phosphate on the Bioreduction of Lepidocrocite (γ-FeOOH) and Maghemite (γ-Fe2O3) and Formation of Secondary Minerals. Environ. Sci. Technol., Articles ASAP (As Soon As Publishable). DOI: 10.1021/es400627j.

 

2012

Gorski, C., D. E. Latta, and M. M. Scherer (2012), Influence of Fe2+ catalyzed Fe oxide recrystallization on metal cycling: A brief review, Biochemical Society Transactions, 40(6), 1191-1197.

Latta, D. E., J. E. Bachman, and M. M. Scherer (2012), Fe Electron Transfer and Atom Exchange in Goethite: Influence of Al-Substitution and Anion Sorption, Environmental Science & Technology, 46(19), 10614-10623.

Rubasinghege, G., P. K. Kyei, M. M. Scherer, and V. H. Grassian (2012), Proton-promoted dissolution of alpha-FeOOH nanorods and microrods: Size dependence, anion effects (carbonate and phosphate), aggregation and surface adsorption, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 385, 15-23.

Frierdich, A. J., M. M. Scherer, J. E. Bachman, M. H. Engelhard, B. W. Rapponotti, and J. G. Catalano (2012), Inhibition of Trace Element Release During Fe(II)-Activated Recrystallization of Al-, Cr-, and Sn-Substituted Goethite and Hematite, Environmental Science & Technology, 46(18), 10031-10039.

 Gorski, C. A., R. M. Handler, B. L. Beard, T. Pasakarnis, C. M. Johnson, and M. M. Scherer (2012), Fe Atom Exchange between Aqueous Fe2+ and Magnetite, Environmental Science & Technology, 46(20), 12399-12407.

Latta, D. E., M. I. Boyanov, K. M. Kemner, E. J. O'Loughlin, and M. M. Scherer (2012), Abiotic reduction of uranium by Fe(II) in soil, Applied Geochemistry, 27(8), 1512-1524.

Chen, H., A. Laskin, J. Baltrusaitis, C. A. Gorski, M. M. Scherer, and V. H. Grassian (2012), Coal Fly Ash as a Source of Iron in Atmospheric Dust, Environmental Science & Technology, 46(4), 2112-2120.

Latta, D. E., C. A. Gorski, M. I. Boyanov, E. J. O'Loughlin, K. M. Kemner, and M. M. Scherer (2012), Influence of Magnetite Stoichiometry on U-VI Reduction, Environmental Science & Technology, 46(2), 778-786.

 

2011


Schaefer, M. V.; Gorski, C. A.; Scherer, M. M. Spectroscopic evidence for interfacial Fe(II)-Fe(III) electron transfer in a clay mineral. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 2011, 45, (2), 540-545, DOI: 10.1021/es102560m.


2010


Beard, B. L.; Handler, R.; Scherer, M .M.; Wu, L.; Czaja, A. D.; Heimann, A; Johnson, C. M. Iron isotope fractionation between aqueous ferrous iron and goethite. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 2010, 295, (1-2), 241-250, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.04.006.

Larese-Casanova, P.; Cwiertny, D.M.; Scherer M.M. Nanogoethite formation from oxidation of Fe(II) sorbed on aluminum oxide: Implications for contaminant reduction. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 2010, 44, (10), 3765-3771, DOI: 10.1021/es903171y.

Fu, H.; Cwiertny, D. M.; Carmichael, G. R.; Scherer, M. M.; Grassian, V. H. Photoreductive dissolution of Fe-containing mineral dust particles in acidic media. J.Geophys. Res., [Atmos.]. 2010, 115, D11304, DOI: 10.1029/2009JD012702.

Rubasinghege, G.; Lentz, R.W.; Scherer, M. M.; Grassian, V.H. Simulated atmospheric processing of iron oxyhydroxide minerals at low pH: Roles of particle size and acid anion in iron dissolution. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010, 107, (15), 6628-6633, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0910809107.

Gorski, C. A.; Nurmi, J. T.; Tratnyek, P. G.; Hofstetter, T. B.; Scherer, M. M. Redox behavior of magnetite: Implications for contaminant reduction. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, (1), 55-60, DOI: 10.1021/es9016848.

Rosso, K. M.; Yanina, S. V.; Gorski, C. A.; Larese-Casanova, P.; Scherer, M. M. Connecting observations of hematite (a-Fe2O3) growth catalyzed by Fe(II). Environ. Sci. Technol. 2010, 44, (1), 61-67, DOI: 10.1021/es901882a.

Rubasinghege, G.; Lentz, R.; Park, H.; Scherer, M. M.; Grassian, V. H. Nanorod dissolution quenched in the aggregated state. Langmuir. 2010, 26, (3), 1524-1527, DOI: 10.1021/la903950e.

O’Loughlin, E.; Gorski, C.; Scherer, M. M.; Boyanov, M.; Kemner, K. Effects of oxyanions, natural organic matter, and bacterial cell numbers on the bioreduction of lepidocrocite (γ-FeOOH) and the formation of secondary mineralization products. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 2010, 44, (12), 4570-4576, DOI: 10.1021/es100294w.

Gorski, C. A. and Scherer, M. M. Determination of nanoparticulate magnetite stoichiometry by Mössbauer spectroscopy, acidic dissolution, and powder X-ray diffraction: A critical review. Am. Mineral. 2010, 95, (7), 1017-1026, DOI: 10.2138/am.2010.3435.

 

2009


Handler, R. M.; Beard, B. L.; Johnson, C. M.; Scherer, M. M. Atom exchange between aqueous Fe(II) and goethite: An Fe isotope tracer study. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2009, 43 (4), 1102–1107, DOI: 10.1021/es802402m.

Gorski, C. A.; Scherer, M. M. Influence of magnetite stoichiometry on Fe(II) uptake and nitrobenzene reduction. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2009, 43, (10), 3675-3680, DOI: 10.1021/es803613a.

Cwiertny, D. M.; Hunter, G. J.; Pettibone, J. M.; Scherer, M. M.; Grassian, V. H. Surface chemistry and dissolution of alpha-FeOOH nanorods and microrods: Environmental implications of size-dependent interactions with oxalate. J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, (6), 2175-2186, DOI: 10.1021/jp807336t.

 

2008


Pettibone, J. M.; Cwiertny, D. M.; Scherer, M.; Grassian, V. H. Adsorption of organic acids on TiO2 nanoparticles: Effects of pH, nanoparticle size, and nanoparticle aggregation. Langmuir 2008, 24, (13), 6659-6667, DOI: 10.1021/la7039916.

Larese-Casanova, P.; Scherer, M. M. Abiotic transformation of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) by green rusts. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2008, 42, (11), 3975-3981, DOI: 10.1021/es702390b.

Cwiertny, D. M.; Handler, R. M.; Schaefer, M. V.; Grassian, V. H.; Scherer, M. M. Interpreting nanoscale size-effects in aggregated Fe-oxide suspensions: reaction of Fe(II) with goethite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 2008, 72, (5), 1365-1380, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.12.018.

Cwiertny, D. M.; Baltrusaitis, J.; Hunter, G. J.; Laskin, A.; Scherer, M. M.; Grassian, V. H. Characterization and acid-mobilization study of iron-containing mineral dust source materials. J.Geophys. Res., [Atmos.] 2008, 113, (D5), DOI: 10.1029/2007JD009332.

 

2007


O’Loughlin, E. J.; Larese-Casanova, P.; Scherer, M.; Cook, R. Green rust formation from the bioreduction of γ-FeOOH (lepidocrocite): Comparison of several Shewanella species. Geomicrobiology Journal 2007, 24, (3-4), 211-230, DOI: 10.1080/01490450701459333.

Larese-Casanova, P.; Scherer, M. M. Fe(II) sorption on hematite: New insights based on spectroscopic measurements. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2007, 41, (2), 471-477, DOI: 10.1021/es0617035.

Larese-Casanova, P.; Scherer, M. M. Morin transition suppression in Polycrystalline (57)Hematite (alpha-Fe2O3) exposed to Fe-56(II). Hyperfine Interact. 2007, 174, 111-119, DOI: 10.1007/s10751-007-9517-4.

 

2005


Williams, A. G. B.; Gregory, K. B.; Parkin, G. F.; Scherer, M. M. Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine transformation by biologically reduced ferrihydrite: Evolution of Fe mineralogy, surface area, and reaction rates. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2005, 39, (14), 5183-5189, DOI: 10.1021/es0490525.

Shrout, J. D.; Williams, A. G. B.; Scherer, M. M.; Parkin, G. F. Inhibition of bacterial perchlorate reduction by zerovalent iron. Biodegradation 2005, 16, (1), 23-32, DOI: 10.1007/s10531-004-0354-3.

Shrout, J. D.; Larese-Casanova, P.; Scherer, M. M.; Alvarez, P. J. Sustained and complete hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) degradation in zero-valent iron simulated barriers under different microbial conditions. Environmental Technology 2005, 26, (10), 1115-1126.

 

2004


Williams, A. G. B.; Scherer, M. M. Spectroscopic evidence for Fe(II)-Fe(III) electron transfer at the Fe oxide-water interface. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2004, 38, (18), 4782-4790, DOI: 10.1021/es049373g.

Miehr, R.; Tratnyek, P. G.; Bandstra, J. Z.; Scherer, M. M.; Alowitz, M.; Bylaska, E. J. Diversity of contaminant reduction reactions by zero-valent iron: Role of the reductate. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 2004, 38, (1), 139-147, DOI: 10.1021/es034237h.

Gregory, K. B.; Larese-Casanova, P.; Parkin, G. F.; Scherer, M. M. Abiotic transformation of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine by FeII bound to magnetite. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2004, 38, (5), 1408-1414, DOI: 10.1021/es034588w.

Ginner, J. L.; Alvarez, P. J. J.; Smith, S. L.; Scherer, M. M. Nitrate and nitrite reduction by Fe(0): Influence of mass transport, temperature,  and denitrifying microbes. Environmental Engineering Science 2004, 21, (2), 219-229, DOI: 10.1089/109287504773087381.

 

2002


Scherer, M. M.; Westall, J. C.; Tratnyek, P. G. Discussion on “Electrochemical and Raman spectroscopic studies of the influence of chlorinated solvents on the corrosion behaviour of iron in borate buffer and in simulated groundwater”. Corros. Sci. 2002, 44, (5), 1151-1157, DOI: 10.1016/S0010-938X(01)00121-4.

Gander, J. W.; Parkin, G. F.; Scherer, M. M. Kinetics of 1,1,1-Trichlorethane transformations by iron sulfide and a methanogenic consortia. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 2002, 36, (21), 4540-4546, DOI: 10.1021/es025623j.

Alowitz, M. J.; Scherer, M. M. Kinetics of nitrate, nitrite, and Cr(VI) reduction by iron metal. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2002, 36, (3), 299-306, DOI: 10.1021/es011000h.

 

2001


Williams, A. G. B.; Scherer, M. M. Kinetics of Cr(VI) reduction by carbonate green rust. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2001, 35, (17), 3488-3494, DOI: 10.1021/es010579g.

Tratnyek, P. G.; Scherer, M. M.; Deng, B.; Hu, S. Effects of natural organic matter, anthropogenic surfactants, and model quinones on the reduction of contaminants by zero-valent iron. Water Research 2001, 35, (18), 4435-4443, DOI: 10.1016/S0043-1354(01)00165-8.

Tratnyek, P. G.; Reilkoff, T. E.; Scherer, M. M.; Balko, B. A.; Feik, L. M.; Henegar, B. Visualizing redox chemistry: Probing environmental oxidation-reduction reactions with indicator dyes. The Chemical Educator 2001, 6, (3), 172-179, DOI: 10.1007/s00897010471a.

Scherer, M. M.; Johnson, K. M.; Westall, J. C.; Tratnyek, P. G. Mass transport effects on the kinetics of nitrobenzene reduction by iron metal. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 2001, 35, (13), 2804-2811, DOI: 10.1021/es0016856.


2000


Scherer, M. M.; Richter, S.; Valentine, R. L.; Alvarez, P. J. J. Chemistry and microbiology of permeable reactive barriers for in situ groundwater clean up. Critical Reviews in Environ. Sci. Technol. 2000, 30, (3), 363-411, DOI: 10.1080/10643380091184219.


1998


Scherer, M. M.; Balko, B., A.; Gallagher, D. A.; Tratnyek, P. G. Correlation analysis of rate constants for dechlorination by zero-valent iron. Environ. Sci. & Technol. 1998, 32, (19), 3026-3033, DOI: 10.1021/es9802551.

 

1997


Tratnyek, P. G.; Johnson, T. L.; Scherer, M. M.; Eykholt, G. R. Remediating ground water with zero-valent metals: Chemical considerations in barrier design. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 1997, 17, (4), 108-114, DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-6592.1997.tb01270.x.

Scherer, M. M.; Westall, J. C.; Ziomek-Moroz, M.; Tratnyek, P. G. Kinetics of carbon tetrachloride reduction at an oxide-free iron electrode. Environ. Sci. Technol. 1997, 31, (8), 2385-2391, DOI: 10.1021/es960999j.

1996


Johnson, T. L.; Scherer, M. M.; Tratnyek, P. G. Kinetics of halogenated organic compound degradation by iron metal. Environ. Sci. Technol. 1996, 30, (8), 2634-2640, DOI: 10.1021/es9600901.

 

1994


Nikolaidis, N. P.; Robbins, G. A.; Scherer, M. M.; McAninch, B.; Binkhorst, G.; Asikainen, J.; Suib, S. L. Vertical distribution and partitioning of chromium in a glaciofluvial aquifer. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 1994, 14, (3), 150-159, DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-6592.1994.tb00476.x.

 

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