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Scientific output

Peer-reviewed scientific papers:

  1. ATASHGAHI S, MAPHOSA F, DOĞAN E, SMIDT H, SPRINGAEL D, DEJONGHE W. 2013. Small-scale oxygen distribution determines the vinyl chloride biodegradation pathway in surficial sediments of riverbed hyporheic zones. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 84(1):133-142. doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12044. (WP3)

  2. ATASHGAHI, S., F. MAPHOSA, J. DE VRIEZE, P. J. HAEST, N. BOON. H. SMIDT, D. SPRINGAEL, W. DEJONGHE. 2014. Evaluation of solid polymeric organic materials for use in bioreactive sediment capping to stimulate the degradation of chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons. Appl. Microb. Biotech., DOI 10.1007/s00253-013-5138-9. (WP3)

  3. BOSCH JULIAN, MECKENSTOCK RU. 2012. Rates and potential mechanisms of anaerobic, nitrate-dependent microbial pyrite oxidation. Biochemical Society Transactions (40) 1280-1283 DOI 10.1042/BST20120102 (WP5)

  4. BOSCH, J., FRITZSCHE, A., TOTSCHE, K.U., MECKENSTOCK, R.U., 2010b. Nanosized ferrihydrite colloids facilitate microbial iron reduction under flow conditions. Geomicrobiol J 27: 123-129 doi: 10.1080/01490450903456707 (WP5)

  5. BOSCH, J., HEISTER, K., HOFMANN, T., MECKENSTOCK, R.U., 2010a. Nanosized iron oxide colloids strongly enhance microbial iron reduction. Appl Environ Microbiol 76(1): 184-189 doi: 10.1128/AEM.00417-09 (WP5)

  6. BOSCH, J., LEE, K.Y., JORDAN, G., KIM, K.-W. AND MECKENSTOCK, R. (2012) Anaerobic, nitrate-dependent oxidation of pyrite nanoparticles by Thiobacillus denitrificans. Environmental Science & Technology 46, 2095-2101 doi: 10.1021/es2022329 (WP5)

  7. BRAUNSCHWEIG J, BOSCH J & MECKENSTOCK RU. 2013. Iron oxide nanoparticles in geomicrobiology: from biogeochemistry to bioremediation. New Biotechnology. 30(6) 793-802. doi: 10.1016/j.nbt.2013.03.008 (WP5)

  8. BRAUNSCHWEIG, J., BOSCH, J., HEISTER, H., KUEBECK, C. AND MECKENSTOCK, R. (2012) Reevaluation of colorimetric iron determination methods commonly used in geomicrobiology. Journal of Microbiological Methods 89, 41-48 doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2012.01.021 (WP5)

  9. CARNIATO, L., G. SCHOUPS, P. SEUNTJENS, T. VAN NOOTEN, Q. SIMONS, AND L. BASTIAENS. 2012. Predicting longevity of iron permeable reactive barriers using multiple iron deactivation models, J. Contam. Hydrol., vol. 142-143, 93-108. doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.08.012 (WP4&7)

  10. COMBA, S. AND J. BRAUN. 2012. An empirical model to predict the distribution of iron micro-particles around an injection well in a sandy aquifer. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, Volume 132, 1 May 2012 doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.01.006 – (WP5)

  11. COMBA, S. AND J.BRAUN. 2012. A new physical model based on cascading column experiments to reproduce the radial flow and transport of micro-iron particles. J. Cont. Hydrol. 140-141:1-11., doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.07.003 (WP5)

  12. FRITZSCHE A, BOSCH JULIAN, RENNERT T, HEISTER K, BRAUNSCHWEIG J, MECKENSTOCK RU, TOTSCHE KU. 2012. Fast microbial reduction of ferrihydrite colloids from a soil effluent. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (77) 444-456. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2011.10.037 (WP5)

  13. GASTONE F., TOSCO T., SETHI R. (2014), Green stabilization of microscale iron particles using guar gum: Bulk rheology, sedimentation rate and enzymatic degradation, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 421, 33-43. ISSN: 00219797, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2014.01.021 (WP5)

  14. HOANG L, GRIENSVEN A VAN, KEUR P VAN DER, REFSGAARD JC, TROLDBORG L, NILSSON B, MYNETT A. 2014. Comparison and evaluation of model structures for the simulation of pollution fluxes in a tile-drained river basin. Journal of Environmental Quality, 43, 86-99. doi:10.2134/jeq2011.0398 (WP6)

  15. JESENSKÁ, S., S. NÉMETHOVÁ AND L. BLÁHA. 2013. "Validation of the species sensitivity distribution in retrospective risk assessment of herbicides at the river basin scale - the Scheldt river basin case study." Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20(9): 6070-6084. DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-1644-7. (WP6)

  16. MAPHOSA F, DE VOS W.M, and SMIDT H. (2010) Exploiting the ecogenomics toolbox for environmental diagnostics of organohalide respiring bacteria. TIBTECH 28: 308-316. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2010.03.005 (WP4)

  17. RIBAS D., CALDERER M., MARTI V., M ROVIRA (2014). Effect of different seasonal conditions on the potential of wetland soils for groundwater denitrification. Desalination and Water Treatment. doi: 10.1080/19443994.2013.871344 (WP1)

  18. SCHNEIDEWIND, U., HAEST, P.J., ATASHGAHI, S., MAPHOSA, F., HAMONTS, K., MAESEN, M., CALDERER, M., SEUNTJENS, P., SMIDT, H., SPRINGAEL, D., DEJONGHE, W. 2014. Kinetics of dechlorination by Dehalococcoides mccartyi using different carbon sources. J. Cont. Hydrol., 157: 25-36. doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.10.006 (WP3/WP7)

  19. SMETANOVÁ S., BLÁHA L., LIESS M., SCHÄFER R., BEKETOV M. 2014.- Do predictions from Species Sensitivity Distributions match with field data?. Environmental Pollution 189:126-133. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2014.03.002.(WP6)

  20. TOSCO T., BOSCH J., MECKENSTOCK R., SETHI R. (2012), Transport of ferrihydrite nanoparticles in saturated porous media: role of ionic strength and flow rate, Environmental Science & Technology, 46 (7), pp 4008–4015, DOI: 10.1021/es202643c. (WP5)

  21. TOSCO T., MARCHISIO D.L., LINCE F., SETHI R. 2013. Extension of the Darcy-Forchheimer Law for Shear-Thinning Fluids and Validation via Pore-Scale Flow Simulations. Transport in Porous Media, 96:1-20. (DOI: 10.1007/s11242-012-0070-5). (WP5)

  22. TOSCO, T., SETHI, R., 2010. Transport of non-Newtonian suspensions of highly concentrated micro- and nanoscale iron particles in porous media: a modeling approach. Environmental Science & Technology, 44:9062-9068 DOI: 10.1021/es100868n (WP5)

  23. VELIMIROVIC M., L. CARNIATO, Q. SIMONS, G. SCHOUPS, P. SEUNTJENS, BASTIAENS L. 2014. Corrosion rate estimations of microscale zerovalent iron particles via direct hydrogen production measurements. J. of Hazardous Materials. 10.1016/j.hazmat.2014.01.034 (WP5)

  24. VELIMIROVIC M., Q. SIMONS, BASTIAENS, L. 2014. Guar gum coupled mZVI for in-situ treatment of CAHs: continuous-flow column study. J. of Hazardous Materials, 265: 20-29. doi: 10.1016/j.hazmat.2013.11.020 (WP5)

  25. VELIMIROVIC, M., HONG, C., SIMONS, Q., BASTIAENS, L. 2012. Reactivity recovery of guar gum coupled mZVI by means of enzymatic breakdown and rinsing, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology Volume 142-143, (2012) 1-10 doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.09.003 (WP5)

  26. VELIMIROVIC, M., LARSSON, P-O., SIMONS, Q., BASTIAENS, L. 2013. Impact of carbon, oxygen and sulfur content of microscale zerovalent iron particles on its reactivity towards CAHs. Chemosphere 93, 2040-2045. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.07.034 (WP5)

  27. VELIMIROVIC, M., LARSSON, P-O., SIMONS, Q., BASTIAENS, L. 2013. Reactivity Screening of Microscale Zerovalent Irons and Iron Sulfides towards Different CAHs under Standardized Experimental Conditions, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 252– 253 (2013) pg. 204– 212. doi: 10.1016/j.hazmat.2013.02.047 (WP5)

  28. VELIMIROVIC M., T. TOSCO, M. UYTTEBROEK, M. LUNA, F. GASTONE, C. DE BOER, N. KLAAS, H. SAPION, H. EISENMANN, P.-O. LARSSON, J. BRAUN, R. SETHI, L. BASTIAENS. 2014. Field assessment of guar gum stabilized microscale zerovalent iron particles for in-situ remediation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane. J. Contaminant Hydrology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2014.05.009 (WP5)

  29. XUE D., SETHI R. 2012. Viscoelastic gels of guar and xanthan gum mixtures provide long-term stabilization of iron micro- and nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14:1239-1253. DOI: 10.1007/s11051-012-1239-0 (WP5, WP8)

  30. YIMER EBRAHIM, G., HAMONTS, K. VAN GRIENSVEN, A., JONOSKI, A., DEJONGHE W., Numerical simulation of groundwater-surface water exchanges using temperature, hydrological processes, accepted. Accepted in Hydrol. Process Hydrol. Process, 27(11):1623-1645. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9310 (WP6)

PhD thesis comprising AQUAREHAB work:

  1. Atashgahi Siavash, Microbial degradation of chlorinated ethens in the hyporheic zone: proceses and developments of mitigation strategies. PhD Thesis, KUleuven (D/2013/11.109/38). – WP3

  2. Bolekhan Anastasia, Assessment of nitrate removal in the riparian zone of the North German lowland river Kielstau Kiel University, DE, 2012 (promoter: A. van Griensven)

  3. COMBA Silvia, Development of nano micro-scale zero-valent iron technology for aquifer remediation. Advisors: R. Sethi, J. Braun. Politecnico di Torino. (2008-2011)

  4. de Boer Cjestmir, Transport of Nano Sized Zero Valent Iron Colloids during Injection into the Subsurface. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Stuttgart (2012).

  5. GASTONE Francesca, Role of the rheological properties of biopolymers in the stabilization and transport of iron slurries. Advisor: R. Sethi, T. Tosco. Politecnico di Torino. (2010-exp. 2014)

  6. Jensen Jannick, Flow and transport in Riparian zones. PhD thesis, university of Copenhagen, January 2014.

  7. LUNA Michela, Injection of micro and nano-iron slurries for the remediation of contaminated aquifer systems. Advisor: R. Sethi, T. Tosco. Politecnico di Torino. (2010-2013)

  8. Ting Tang “Ecohydrological Modelling of Pesticide Transport into Surface Water and its Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment for a Tile-drained River Basin”, Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Ecohydrology, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, NL, 2012 (supervisor: A. van Griensven)

  9. TOSCO Tiziana, Modelling the transport of iron-based colloids in saturated porous media. Advisors: R. Sethi, A. Di Molfetta. Politecnico di Torino. (2007-2010)

  10. Velimirovic Milica, Use of injectable Fe-based particles for in-situ treatment of contaminated groundwater, PhD thesis, university of Antwerp (D//2013/12.293/17). – WP5

  11. XUE Dinqi, Micro- and nano-zerovalent iron dispersion stabilized by biopolymers: magnetic characterization and magnetorheological behaviour. Advisors: P. Allia, R. Sethi. Politecnico di Torino. (2009-2012)