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15 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating 1,4-dioxane-contaminated water with slow-release persulfate and zerovalent iron

Kambhu, A., Gren, M., Tang, W., Comfort, S. & Harris, C. E., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemosphere. 175, p. 170-177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron
plateau
iron
Degradation
degradation
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

A five-year performance review of field-scale, Slow-release permanganate candles with recommendations for second-generation improvements

Christenson, M., Kambhu, A., Reece, J., Comfort, S. & Brunner, L., May 1 2016, In : Chemosphere. 150, p. 239-247 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidants
oxidant
trichloroethylene
Oxides
oxide
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling improved ISCO treatment of low permeable zones via viscosity modification: Assessment of system variables

Kananizadeh, N., Chokejaroenrat, C., Li, Y. & Comfort, S., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 173, p. 25-37 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
viscosity
Oxidants
Viscosity
oxidation
12 Citations (Scopus)

Removing PAHs from urban runoff water by combining ozonation and carbon nano-onions

Sakulthaew, C., Comfort, S. D., Chokejaroenrat, C., Li, X. & Harris, C. E., Dec 2015, In : Chemosphere. 141, p. 265-273 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozonization
Onions
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Runoff
2014
20 Citations (Scopus)

A combined chemical and biological approach to transforming and mineralizing PAHs in runoff water

Sakulthaew, C., Comfort, S., Chokejaroenrat, C., Harris, C. & Li, X., Jan 1 2014, In : Chemosphere. 117, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Runoff
PAH
Ozone
5 Citations (Scopus)
Nitrobenzene
Nitrites
Nitrates
nitrite
nitrate
15 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the treatment of non-aqueous phase TCE in low permeability zones with permanganate

Chokejaroenrat, C., Comfort, S., Sakulthaew, C. & Dvorak, B., Mar 15 2014, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 268, p. 177-184 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trichloroethylene
Permeability
Sodium
permeability
Stabilization
3 Citations (Scopus)

In situ degradation and remediation of energetics TNT, RDX, HMX, and CL-20 and a byproduct NDMA in the sub-surface environment

Szecsody, J. E., Comfort, S., Fredrickson, H. L., Riley, R. E., Crocker, F., Shea, P., McKinley, J. P., Gamerdinger, A. P., Boparai, H. K., Girvin, D. C., Moser, J. V., Thompson, K., Resch, T., DeVary, B. J., Durkin, L. & Breshears, A. T., Jan 1 2014, In : Environmental Science and Engineering (Subseries: Environmental Science). 112, p. 313-369 57 p., A016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HMX
Remediation
Byproducts
Degradation
2013
19 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the sweeping efficiency of permanganate into low permeable zones to treat TCE: Experimental results and model development

Chokejaroenrat, C., Kananizadeh, N., Sakulthaew, C., Comfort, S. & Li, Y., Nov 19 2013, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 22, p. 13031-13038 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trichloroethylene
Sand
Non Newtonian flow
non-Newtonian fluid
sand
2012
31 Citations (Scopus)

Developing slow-release persulfate candles to treat BTEX contaminated groundwater

Kambhu, A., Comfort, S., Chokejaroenrat, C. & Sakulthaew, C., Oct 1 2012, In : Chemosphere. 89, 6, p. 656-664 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

BTEX
Groundwater
Iron
Benzoic Acid
Benzoic acid
10 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical resistivity imaging of a permanganate injection during in situ treatment of RDX-contaminated groundwater

Halihan, T., Albano, J., Comfort, S. D. & Zlotnik, V. A., Dec 1 2012, In : Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. 32, 1, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groundwater
electrical resistivity
Imaging techniques
well
groundwater
19 Citations (Scopus)

Using slow-release permanganate candles to remediate PAH-contaminated water

Rauscher, L., Sakulthaew, C. & Comfort, S., Nov 30 2012, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 241-242, p. 441-449 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
PAH
Water
Runoff
19 Citations (Scopus)

Using slow-release permanganate candles to remove TCE from a low permeable aquifer at a former landfill

Christenson, M. D., Kambhu, A. & Comfort, S. D., Oct 1 2012, In : Chemosphere. 89, 6, p. 680-687 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste Disposal Facilities
Trichloroethylene
Groundwater
trichloroethylene
Land fill
2011
68 Citations (Scopus)

Soils contaminated with explosives: Environmental fate and evaluation of state-ofthe-art remediation processes (IUPAC technical eport)

Kalderis, D., Juhasz, A. L., Boopathy, R. & Comfort, S., Jul 4 2011, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry. 83, 7, p. 1407-1484 78 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remediation
Soils
Explosions
Trinitrotoluene
Nuclear reactions
10 Citations (Scopus)

Transformation of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) by permanganate

Chokejaroenrat, C., Comfort, S., Harris, C. E., Snow, D. D., Cassada, D., Sakulthaew, C. & Satapanajaru, T., Apr 15 2011, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 8, p. 3643-3649 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

triazine
reaction rate
hydrolysis
oxidation
decarboxylation
2010
15 Citations (Scopus)

Abiotic transformation of high explosives by freshly precipitated iron minerals in aqueous FeII solutions

Boparai, H. K., Comfort, S. D., Satapanajaru, T., Szecsody, J. E., Grossl, P. R. & Shea, P. J., May 1 2010, In : Chemosphere. 79, 8, p. 865-872 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Minerals
explosive
Trinitrotoluene
Iron
aqueous solution
10 Citations (Scopus)

In situ chemical oxidation of RDX-Contaminated groundwater with permanganate at the nebraska ordnance plant

Albano, J., Comfort, S. D., Zlotnik, V., Halihan, T., Burbach, M., Chokejaroenrat, C., Onanong, S. & Clayton, W., Jun 1 2010, In : Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. 30, 3, p. 96-106 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ordnance
Groundwater
well
oxidation
Oxidation
2009
9 Citations (Scopus)

Field-scale cleanup of atrazine and cyanazine contaminated soil with a combined chemical-biological approach

Waria, M., Comfort, S., Boparai, H., Onanong, S., Snow, D. D., Cassada, D. A., Satapanajaru, T. & Harris, C., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 38, 5, p. 1803-1811 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herbicides
atrazine
cleanup
EOS
Soils
20 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating dinoseb-contaminated soil with zerovalent iron

Satapanajaru, T., Onanong, S., Comfort, S., Snow, D. D., Cassada, D. A. & Harris, C., Sep 15 2009, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 168, 2-3, p. 930-937 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Iron
Soils
iron
aqueous solution
2008
29 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating explosive-contaminated groundwater by in situ redox manipulation (ISRM) of aquifer sediments

Boparai, H. K., Comfort, S. D., Shea, P. J. & Szecsody, J. E., Mar 1 2008, In : Chemosphere. 71, 5, p. 933-941 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dithionite
Groundwater
Aquifers
Oxidation-Reduction
explosive
9 Citations (Scopus)

Sequencing zerovalent iron treatment with carbon amendments to remediate agrichemical-contaminated soil

Boparai, H. K., Shea, P. J., Comfort, S. D. & Machacek, T. A., Sep 1 2008, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 193, 1-4, p. 189-196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agrochemicals
Carbon
Iron
Atrazine
Soils
2007
8 Citations (Scopus)

Using gas-phase molecular descriptors to predict dechlorination rates of chloroalkanes by zerovalent iron

Onanong, S., Comfort, S. D., Burrow, P. D. & Shea, P. J., Feb 15 2007, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 41, 4, p. 1200-1205 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
dechlorination
Ethyl Chloride
Methyl Chloride
Halocarbons
2006
30 Citations (Scopus)

Dechlorinating chloroacetanilide herbicides by dithionite-treated aquifer sediment and surface soil

Boparai, H. K., Shea, P. J., Comfort, S. & Snow, D. D., May 1 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 9, p. 3043-3049 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dithionite
alachlor
Herbicides
Aquifers
herbicide
4 Citations (Scopus)

Electron capture detector response and dissociative electron attachment cross sections in chloroalkanes and chloroalkenes

Onanong, S., Burrow, P. D., Comfort, S. D. & Shea, P. J., Apr 6 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 110, 13, p. 4363-4368 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electron attachment
electron capture
Detectors
Electrons
detectors
8 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating ozone as a remedial treatment for removing RDX from unsaturated soils

Adam, M., Comfort, S., Snow, D. D., Cassada, D., Morley, M. & Clayton, W., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 132, 12, p. 1580-1588 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozone
vadose zone
ozone
Soils
soil
2005
8 Citations (Scopus)
triazine
biodegradation
aquifer
microcosm
mineralization
12 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing Fe 0 -mediated HMX destruction in highly contaminated soil with didecyldimethylammonium bromide surfactant

Park, J., Comfort, S. D., Shea, P. J. & Kim, J. S., Dec 15 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 24, p. 9683-9688 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bromide
Surface-Active Agents
surfactant
Soils
Iron
2004
53 Citations (Scopus)

Accelerated remediation of pesticide-contaminated soil with zerovalent iron

Shea, P. J., Machacek, T. A. & Comfort, S. D., Nov 1 2004, In : Environmental Pollution. 132, 2, p. 183-188 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pesticides
Remediation
remediation
Soil
Iron
23 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating dicamba-contaminated water with zerovalent iron

Gibb, C., Satapanajaru, T., Comfort, S. D. & Shea, P. J., Feb 2004, In : Chemosphere. 54, 7, p. 841-848 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dicamba
Iron
iron
Acids
Water
26 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating munitions-contaminated soil with zerovalent iron and cationic surfactants

Park, J., Comfort, S. D., Shea, P. J. & Machacek, T. A., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 33, 4, p. 1305-1313 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HMX
Cationic surfactants
trinitrotoluene
surfactant
solubility
19 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating RDX-contaminated ground water with permanganate: Laboratory investigations for the Pantex perched aquifer

Adam, M. L., Comfort, S., Morley, M. C. & Snow, D. D., Nov 1 2004, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 33, 6, p. 2165-2173 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquifers
Groundwater
aquifer
groundwater
oxidation
2003
117 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of oxide coating and selected cations on nitrate reduction by iron metal

Huang, Y. H., Zhang, T. C., Shea, P. J. & Comfort, S. D., Jul 1 2003, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 32, 4, p. 1306-1315 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrates
Oxides
Cations
coating
Iron
49 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing metolachlor destruction rates with aluminum and iron salts during zerovalent iron treatment

Satapanajaru, T., Comfort, S. D. & Shea, P. J., Sep 1 2003, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 32, 5, p. 1726-1734 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metolachlor
Aluminum
Iron
Salts
aluminum
71 Citations (Scopus)

Green Rust and Iron Oxide Formation Influences Metolachlor Dechlorination during Zerovalent Iron Treatment

Satapanajaru, T., Shea, P. J., Comfort, S. D. & Roh, Y., Nov 15 2003, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 37, 22, p. 5219-5227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
metolachlor
Ferrosoferric Oxide
rust disease
dechlorination
24 Citations (Scopus)

Pilot-scale treatment of RDX-contaminated soil with zerovalent iron

Comfort, S. D., Shea, P. J., Machacek, T. A. & Satapanajaru, T., Sep 1 2003, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 32, 5, p. 1717-1725 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron
Soils
iron
soil
transform
2002
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of Initial Soil Water Content, Crop Residue Cover, and Post-Herbicide Irrigation on Herbicide Runoff

Smith, S. K., Franti, T. G. & Comfort, S. D., Nov 1 2002, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 45, 6, p. 1817-1824 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herbicides
crop residue
crop residues
Runoff
Irrigation
23 Citations (Scopus)

Metolachlor dechlorination by zerovalent iron during unsaturated transport

Gaber, H. M., Comfort, S. D., Shea, P. J. & Machacek, T. A., May 1 2002, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 31, 3, p. 962-969 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dechlorination
metolachlor
dechlorination
Iron
iron
2001
47 Citations (Scopus)

Field-scale remediation of a metolachlor-contaminated spill site using zerovalent iron

Comfort, S. D., Shea, P. J., Machacek, T. A., Gaber, H. & Oh, B. T., Sep 29 2001, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 30, 5, p. 1636-1643 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metolachlor
Hazardous materials spills
Remediation
remediation
Iron
12 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing long-term atrazine runoff from South Central Nebraska

Gorneau, W. S., Franti, T. G., Benham, B. L. & Comfort, S. D., Jan 1 2001, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 44, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrazine
Herbicides
atrazine
Runoff
till
2000
25 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid spectrophotometric determination of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in a Pseudomonas enzyme assay

Oh, B. T., Sarath, G., Shea, P. J., Drijber, R. A. & Comfort, S. D., Oct 1 2000, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 42, 2, p. 149-158 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
Enzyme Assays
Pseudomonas
Nitroreductases
NAD
1999
14 Citations (Scopus)

Accelerated transformation and binding of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in rhizosphere soil

Kreslavski, V. D., Vasilyeva, G. K., Comfort, S. D., Drijber, R. A. & Shea, P. J., Jan 1 1999, In : Bioremediation Journal. 3, 1, p. 59-67 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trinitrotoluene
rhizosphere
soil
43 Citations (Scopus)

Iron-mediated remediation of RDX-contaminated water and soil under controlled Eh/pH

Singh, J., Comfort, S. D. & Shea, P. J., May 1 1999, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 33, 9, p. 1488-1494 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remediation
remediation
Iron
Soils
iron
47 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,2,5-trazine-contaminated water and soil by Fenton oxidation

Bier, E. L., Singh, J., Li, Z., Comfort, S. D. & Shea, P. J., May 27 1999, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 18, 6, p. 1078-1084 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Soils
oxidation
Oxidation
Water
1998
39 Citations (Scopus)

Germination and seedling development of switchgrass and smooth bromegrass exposed to 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene

Peterson, M. M., Horst, G. L., Shea, P. J. & Comfort, S. D., Jul 14 1998, In : Environmental Pollution. 99, 1, p. 53-59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bromus
Trinitrotoluene
Panicum
trinitrotoluene
Germination
30 Citations (Scopus)

Iron-enhanced remediation of water and soil containing atrazine

Singh, J., Shea, P. J., Hundal, L. S., Comfort, S. D., Zhang, T. C. & Hage, D. S., May 1 1998, In : Weed Science. 46, 3, p. 381-388 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atrazine
remediation
iron
soil
water
48 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term RDX sorption and fate in soil

Singh, J., Comfort, S. D., Hundal, L. S. & Shea, P. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 27, 3, p. 572-577 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorption
sorption
Soils
soil surface
soil
76 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrotoluene destruction by UV-catalyzed Fenton oxidation

Li, Z. M., Shea, P. J. & Comfort, S. D., Apr 1 1998, In : Chemosphere. 36, 8, p. 1849-1865 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
2,6-dinitrotoluene
oxidation
Oxidation
2,4-dinitrotoluene
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pilot-scale devices for remediation of munitions contaminated soils

Arienzo, M., Comfort, S. D., Zerkoune, M., Li, Z. M. & Shea, P. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 33, 8, p. 1515-1531 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
Remediation
remediation
Soils
soil
87 Citations (Scopus)

Remediating RDX-contaminated water and soil using zero-valent iron

Singh, J., Comfort, S. D. & Shea, P. J., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 27, 5, p. 1240-1245 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron
Soils
iron
Water
soil
1997
47 Citations (Scopus)

Denitration of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene by Pseudomonas savastanoi

Martin, J. L., Comfort, S. D., Shea, P. J., Kokjohn, T. A. & Drijber, R. A., Jan 1 1997, In : Canadian journal of microbiology. 43, 5, p. 447-455 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
Denitrification
Pseudomonas
2,4-dinitrotoluene
2,6-dinitrotoluene