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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
54 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
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
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
7 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
23 Citations (Scopus)

Air-drying and pretreatment effects on soil sulfate sorption

Comfort, S. D., Dick, R. P. & Baham, J., Jan 1 1991, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 55, 4, p. 968-973 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air drying
sorption
sulfates
pretreatment
sulfate
15 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of fluorobenzoate tracers by ion chromatography

Pearson, R. J., Comfort, S. D. & Inskeep, W. P., Jan 1 1992, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 56, 6, p. 1794-1796 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ion chromatography
ion exchange chromatography
tracer techniques
tracer
acids
2 Citations (Scopus)

An automated sampling system for large soil column transport studies

Woodbury, B. L., Comfort, S. D. & Powers, W. L., Dec 1 1996, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 39, 6, p. 2163-2166 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil column
Effluents
Soil
effluents
effluent
52 Citations (Scopus)

A simplified waveform analysis approach for monitoring solute transport using time-domain reflectometry

Wraith, J. S., Comfort, S. D., Woodbury, B. L. & Inskeep, W. P., Jan 1 1993, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 57, 3, p. 637-642 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

waveform analysis
time domain reflectometry
soil transport processes
solute transport
effluents
19 Citations (Scopus)

A test of the local equilibrium assumption for adsorption and transport of picloram

Gaber, H. M., Comfort, S. D., Inskeep, W. P. & El-Attar, H. A., Jan 1 1992, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 56, 5, p. 1392-1400 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

picloram
adsorption
breakthrough curve
porewater
disturbed soils
5 Citations (Scopus)
Nitrobenzene
Nitrites
Nitrates
nitrite
nitrate
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
28 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation and transport of dicamba in a clay soil

Comfort, S. D., Inskeep, W. P. & Macur, R. E., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 21, 4, p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dicamba
clay soil
Effluents
Clay
incubation
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
104 Citations (Scopus)

Destruction of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene by Fenton oxidation

Li, Z. M., Comfort, S. D. & Shea, P. J., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 26, 2, p. 480-487 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
trinitrotoluene
Soils
oxidation
Oxidation
34 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
118 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
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
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
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
8 Citations (Scopus)
triazine
biodegradation
aquifer
microcosm
mineralization
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
41 Citations (Scopus)

Fenton oxidation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in contaminated soil slurries

Li, Z. M., Shea, P. J. & Comfort, S. D., Jan 1 1997, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 14, 1, p. 55-66 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
trinitrotoluene
Slurries
Soils
oxidation
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
48 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
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
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
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
20 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
16 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
12 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing Fe0-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
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
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
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
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
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
70 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term TNT sorption and bound residue formation in soil

Hundal, L. S., Shea, P. J., Comfort, S. D., Powers, W. L. & Singh, J., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 26, 3, p. 896-904 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
trinitrotoluene
Sorption
sorption
Soils
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
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling soil sulfate sorption characteristics

Comfort, S. D., Dick, R. P. & Baham, J., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 21, 3, p. 426-432 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfates
Sorption
soil property
sorption
sulfate
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
108 Citations (Scopus)

Nonequilibrium transport of atrazine through large intact soil cores

Gaber, H. M., Inskeep, W. P., Comfort, S. D. & Wraith, J. M., Jan 1 1995, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 59, 1, p. 60-67 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atrazine
porewater
water content
tritiated water
soil transport processes
15 Citations (Scopus)

Observed and simulated solute transport under varying water regimes: I. Bromide and pentafluorobenzoic acid

Pearson, R. J., Inskeep, W. P., Wraith, J. M., Comfort, S. D. & Gaber, H. M., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 25, 4, p. 646-653 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solute transport
solute transport
bromide
fallow
Acids
16 Citations (Scopus)

Observed and simulated solute transport under varying water regimes: II. 2,6-Difluorobenzoic acid and dicamba

Pearson, R. J., Inskeep, W. P., Wraith, J. M., Gaber, H. M. & Comfort, S. D., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 25, 4, p. 654-661 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dicamba
Solute transport
solute transport
Soils
Acids
12 Citations (Scopus)

Observed and simulated transport of a conservative tracer under line- source irrigation

Comfort, S. D., Inskeep, W. P. & Lockerman, R. H., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 22, 3, p. 554-561 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irrigation
tracer
irrigation
Water
water
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
25 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
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
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
19 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