Research group peer-reviewed publications


Zhou B., Parsons C. and Van Cappellen P. (2024) Urban stormwater phosphorus export control: Comparing traditional and low-impact development best management practices. Environmental Science & Technology 58, 11376-11385,

Li C., Pi, K., Van Cappellen P., Liang Q., Li H, Zhang L. and Wang Y. (2024) Mollisol erosion-driven efflux of energetic organic carbon and microflora increases greenhouse gas emissions from cold-region rivers. Environmental Science and Technology 58, 10298-10308,

Zandieh M., Griffiths E., Waldie A., Li S., Honek J., Rezanezhad F., Van Cappellen P. and Liu J. (2024) Catalytic and biocatalytic degradation of microplastics. Exploration 4, 20230018,

Pi K., Van Cappellen P., Li H., Gan Y., Tong L., Zhong X. and Wang Y. (2024) Soil respiration induces co-emission of greenhouse gases and methylated selenium from cold-region Mollisols: Significance for selenium deficiency. Environment International 188, 108758,

Bocaniov S.A., Scavia D., Van Cappellen P. (2024) A mass-balance approach for predicting lake phosphorus concentrations as a function of external phosphorus loading: Application to the Lake St. Clair – Lake Erie System (Canada – USA). Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 26, 20-30.

Ludsin S.A. , Munawar M., Bocaniov S.A., Johnson L.T., Kane D.D., Manning N.F., Mayer C.M. (2024) Ecology of Lake Erie - Nutrients, microbes, algae, and dreissenid mussels: A synthesis. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 26, 131–138.

Shafii M., Slowinski S., Sabur Md A., Arvisais A., Bhusal Y., Withers W., Krogstad K.J., Parsons C.T. and Van Cappellen P. (2024) Mineral formation explains the high retention efficiency of dissolved reactive phosphorus in a residential stormwater pond. Environmental Science: Advances 3, 819-832,

Shahvaran A. R., Kheyrollah Pour H., Van Cappellen P. (2024) Comparative evaluation of semi-empirical approaches to retrieve satellite-derived chlorophyll-a concentrations from nearshore and offshore waters of a large lake (Lake Ontario). Remote Sensing 16, 1595,

Osei A. K. , Rezanezhad F. , Oelbermann M. (2024) Impact of freeze-thaw cycles on greenhouse gas emissions in marginally productive agricultural land under different perennial bioenergy crops. Journal of Environmental Management, 357, 120739.

Liu H., Rezanezhad F., Zhao Y., He H., Van Cappellen P., Lennartz B. (2024) The apparent temperature sensitivity (Q10) of peat soil respiration: A synthesis study. Geoderma,443, 116844.

Radosavljevic J.Slowinski S.Rezanezhad F.Shafii M., Gharabaghi B. and Van Cappellen P. (2024) Road salt-induced salinization impacts water geochemistry and mixing regime of a Canadian urban lake. Applied Geochemistry 162, 105928.

Huang L., Parsons C. T., Slowinski S., Van Cappellen P. (2024) Co-precipitation of iron and silicon: Reaction kinetics, elemental ratios and the influence of phosphorus. Chemosphere 349, 140930,

Wen Z., Liu H., Rezanezhad F., Krause S. (2024) Advancement and perspectives of hyporheic zone hydrology: technology, theory, and environmental implication. Journal of Hydrology 630, 130721.


Slowinski, S., Radosavljevic, J., Graham, A., Ippolito, I., Thomas, K., Rezanezhad, F., Shafii, M., Parsons, C.T., Basu, N.B., Wiklund, J., Hall, R.I., Van Cappellen, P. (2023). Contrasting impacts of agricultural intensification and urbanization on lake phosphorus cycling and implications for managing eutrophication. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 128, e2023JG007558.

Wang, M., Liu, H., RezanezhadF., D. Zak, D., Lennartz, B. (2023). The Influence of Microtopography on Soil Carbon Accumulation and Nutrient Release from a Rewetted Coastal Peatland. Geoderma, 438, 116637.

Aziz T., Nimubona A.-D., Van Cappellen P. (2023) Comparative valuation of three ecosystem services in a Canadian watershed using global, regional, and local values. Sustainability 15, 11024,

Bocaniov S.A., Scavia D., Van Cappellen P. (2023) Long-term phosphorus mass-balance of Lake Erie (Canada-USA) reveals a major contribution of in-lake phosphorus loading. Ecological Informatics 77, 102131,

Zaeri, A., Mohammadi, Z., Rezanezhad. F. (2023). Determining the Source and Mechanism of River Salinity: An Integrated Regional Study. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 47, 101411.

Fairbairn, L., Rezanezhad, F., Gharasoo, M., Parsons, C. T., Macrae, M. L., Slowinski, S., Van Cappellen, P.Relationship between soil CO2 fluxes and soil moisture: Anaerobic sources explain fluxes at high water content. Geoderma, 434, 116493.

Pi, K., Van Cappellen, P., Tong, L., Gan, Y., and Wang, Y. Loss of Selenium from Mollisol Paddy Wetlands of Cold Regions: Insights from Flow-through Reactor Experiments and Process-Based Modeling. (2023). Environ. Sci. Technol. 57, 15, 6228–6237

Ramezanzadeh, M., Slowinski, S., Rezanezhad,F., Murr, K., Lam, C., Smeaton, C., Alibert, C., Vandergriendt, M., and Van Cappellen, P. (2023). Effects of freeze-thaw cycles on methanogenic hydrocarbon degradation: Experiment and modeling. Chemosphere, 325, 138405

Zhou, B., Shafii, M., Parsons, C., Passeport, E., Rezanezhad, F., Lisogorsky, A., Van Cappellen. P. Modeling multi-year phosphorus dynamics in a bioretention cell: phosphorus partitioning, accumulation, and export. Science of the Total Environment, 876, 162749,

Pi, K., Van Cappellen, P., Gan, Y., Zhong, X., Tong, L., Chen, W., Wang, X., Wang, Y. (2023) Fluvial deposition and land use change control selenium occurrence in mollisols of cold agroecosystems. Environmental Science and Technology 57, 751-760,

Rezanezhad, F., Bieroza, M., Contosta, A., Van Cappellen, P. (2023). Editorial: The Cold Regions in Transition: Impacts on Soil and Groundwater Biogeochemistry. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 11, 1143388,


Deng H., Gharasoo M., Zhang L., Dai Z., Hajizadeh A., Peters C.A., Soulaine C. Thullner M., Van Cappellen P. (2022) A perspective on applied geochemistry in porous media: Reactive transport modeling of geochemical dynamics and the interplay with flow phenomena and physical alteration. Applied Geochemistry 146, 105445. 

Wang, W., Li, S.-L., Zhong, J., Slowinski, S., Li, S., Li., C., Su, J., Yi, Y., Dong, K., Xu, S., Van Cappellen, P., Liu, C.-Q. (2022) Carbonate mineral dissolution and photosynthesis-induced precipitation regulate inorganic carbon cycling along the karst river-reservoir continuum, SW China. Journal of Hydrology 615A, 128621, 

Adams, H., Ye, J., Persaud, B. D., Slowinski, S., Kheyrollah Pour, H., and Van Cappellen, P. (2022) Rates and timing of chlorophyll-a increases and related environmental variables in global temperate and cold-temperate lakes. Earth System Science Data 14, 5139–5156,

M. J. Gharaat, Z. Mohammadi, A. Assari,F. Rezanezhad. Groundwater Circulation and Origin of Salinity in a Multi-aquifers System. (2022). Mine Water and the Environment.

D. Green, F. Rezanezhad, S. Jordan, C. Wagner-Riddle, H. Henry, S. Slowinski, P. Van Cappellen (2022). Effects of Winter Pulsed Warming and Snowmelt on Soil Nitrogen Cycling in an Agroecosystem: A Lysimeter Study. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10:1020099,

Huang, L., Parsons, C.T., Slowinski, S., and Van Cappellen, P. (2022)  Amorphous silica dissolution kinetics in freshwater environments: Effects of Fe2+ and other solution compositional controls. Science of The Total Environment 851, 158239.

Gharasoo, M., Elsner, M., Van Cappellen, P., and Thullner, M. (2022)Pore-Scale heterogeneities improve the degradation of a self- inhibiting substrate: Insights from reactive transport modeling. Environmental Science and Technology 56, 13008-13018,

H. Liu, F. Rezanezhad, D. Zak, X. Li,B. Lennartz. (2022). Freeze-Thaw Cycles Alter Soil Hydro-physical Properties and Dissolved Organic Carbon Release from Peat.Frontiers in Environmental Science-Biogeochemical Dynamics, 10:930052.

A. Storiko, H. Pagel, A. Mellage, P. Van Cappellen, O.A. Cirpka. (2022). Denitrification-Driven Transcription and Enzyme Production at the River-Groundwater Interface: Insights From Reactive-Transport Modeling. Water Resources Research, 58(8).

J. Radosavljevic, S. Slowinski, M. Shafii, Z. Akbarzadeh, F. Rezanezhad, C. Parsons, W. Withers, P. Van Cappellen. (2022). Salinization as a driver of eutrophication symptoms in an urban lake (Lake Wilcox, Ontario, Canada). Science of the Total Environment, 846(10), 157336.

G. Jensen, K. Krogstad, F. Rezanezhad, L.A. Hug. (2022).Microbial Community Compositional Stability in Agricultural Soils During Freeze-Thaw and Fertilizer Stress. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10:908568. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2022.908568

K. Krogstad, M. Gharasoo, G. Jensen,L. A. Hug, D. Rudolph, P. Van Cappellen, F. Rezanezhad. (2022). Nitrogen leaching from agricultural soils under imposed freeze-thaw cycles: a column study with and without fertilizer amendment. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10:915329, doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2022.915329

T. Jenkins, B.D. Persaud, W. Cowger, K. Szigeti, D.G. Roche, E. Clary, S. Slowinski, B. Lei, A. Abeynayaka, E.S. Nyadjro, T. Maes, L. Thornton Hampton, M. Bergmann, J. Aherne, S.A. Mason, J.F. Honek, F. Rezanezhad, A.L. Lusher, A. M. Booth, R.D.L. Smith, and P. Van Cappellen. (2022). Current State of Microplastic Pollution Research Data: Trends in Availability and Sources of Open Data. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10:912107.

E. A. Badewa, C. C. Yeung, F. Rezanezhad, J. K. Whalen, and M. Oelbermann. (2022). Spring Freeze-Thaw Stimulates Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Agricultural Soil. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10:909683. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2022.909683.

Y. Zhao, K. Yavari, Y. Wang, K. Pi, P. Van Cappellen, J. Liu. (2022). Deployment of functional DNA-based biosensors for environmental water analysis. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry.

A. Rafat, E. Byun, F. Rezanezhad, W. L. Quinton, E. R. Humphreys, K. Webster, P. Van Cappellen. (2022).The definition of the non-growing season matters: a case study of net ecosystem carbon exchange from a Canadian peatland. Environmental Research Communications, 4, 021003,

Ratmaya, R., Laverman, A.M., Rabouille, C.,Akbarzadeh, Z., Andrieux-Loyer, F., Barille, L., Barille, A., Le Merrer, Y., Souchu, P. (2022) Temporal and spatial variations in benthic nitrogen cycling in a temperate macro-tidal coastal ecosystem: Observation and modeling. Continental Shelf Research 235, DOI:

Basu, N.B., Van Meter, K.J., Byrnes, D.K., Van Cappellen, P., Brouwer, R., Jacobsen, B.H., Jarsjo, J., Rudolph, D.L., Cunha, M.C., Nelson, N., Bhattacharya, R., Destouni, G., Olsen, S.B. (2022) Managing nitrogen legacies to accelerate water quality improvement. Nat. Geosci. 1597–105, DOI: 10.1038/s41561-021-00889-9

Sabur, M.A., Parsons, C.T.,Maavara, T., andVan Cappellen, P(2022) Effects of pH and dissolved silicate on phosphate mineral-water partitioning with goethite. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 6, 34-43,DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00197

Bajracharya, B.M., Smeaton, C.M., Markelov, I., Markelova, E., Lu, C., Cirpka, O.A., Van Cappellen, P. (2022) Organic matter degradation in energy-limited subsurface environments—A bioenergetics-informed modeling approach. Geomicrobiology Journal 39, 1-16, DOI: 10.1080/01490451.2021.1998256

M. Ramezanzadeh, M. Aminnaji, F. Rezanezhad, M. H. Ghazanfari, M. Babaei. (2022). Dissolution and remobilization of NAPL in surfactant-enhanced aquifer remediation from microscopic scale simulations. Chemosphere, 289, 133177.

S. Tabatabaei, N. Sepehrnia, H. Norouzi, H. Shirani, F. Rezanezhad. (2022). Effects of solid manure particle fractionation on transport, retention, and release of Escherichia coli. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 25, 102086, DOI:10.1016/j.eti.2021.102086

H. Liu, F. Rezanezhad, B. Lennartz. (2022). Impact of Land Management on Available Water Capacity and Water Storage of Peat Soils. Geoderma, 406, 115521

Van Staden T.L., Van Meter, K. J., Basu, N.B., Parsons, C.T., Akbarzadeh, Z., Van Cappellen, P. (2021). Agricultural phosphorus surplus trajectories for Ontario, Canada (1961–2016), and erosional export risk. Science of The Total Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151717

Xhang P., Van Cappellen P., Pi K., and Yuan S. (2022). Effects of riboflavin and desferrioxamine B on Fe(II) oxidation by O2. Fundamental Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.fmre.2021.09.012

N. Kao, M. Mohamed, R.J. Sorichetti, A. NiederkornP. Van CappellenC.T. Parsons. (2022) Phosphorus retention and transformation in a dammed reservoir of the Thames River, Ontario: Impacts on phosphorus load and speciation. Journal of Great Lakes Research 48, 84-96,DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2021.11.008


Aziz, T., and Van Cappellen, P. (2021) Economic valuation of suspended sediment and phosphorus filtration services by four different wetland types: A preliminary assessment for southern Ontario, Canada. Hydrological Processes 35, e14442. 

R. Pinto. (2021). Aquatic ecosystem services: From concept to economic valuation. The Innovation PlatformSpecial Reports.

F. Rezanezhad, and P. Van Cappellen. (2021). Peatlands and climate change: from threat to cure. The Innovation Platform, 8, 308-311. 

Calabrese, S., Chakrawal, A., Manzoni, S., Van Cappellen, P. (2021). Energetic scaling in microbial growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,  118 (47) e2107668118; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2107668118.

E. Byun, F. Rezanezhad, L. Fairbairn, S. Slowinski, N. Basiliko, J. S. Price, W. L. Quinton, P. Roy-Léveillée, K. Webster, and P. Van Cappellen. (2021). Temperature, moisture and freeze–thaw controls on CO2 production in soil incubations from northern peatlands. Scientific Reports, 11:23219,

Persaud B.D., Dukacz K.A., Saha G.C., Peterson A., Moradi L., O’Hearn S., Clary E., Mai J., Steeleworthy L., Venkiteswaran J.J., Kheyrollah Pour H., Wolfe B.B., Carey S.K., Pomeroy J.W., DeBeer C.M., Waddington J.M., Van Cappellen P., Lin J. (2021) Ten best practices to strengthen stewardship and sharing of water science data in Canada. Hydrological Processes 35, e14385.     

Van Meter, K. J., McLeod, M. M., Liu, J., Thierry Tenkouano, G., Hall, R. I., Van Cappellen, P., and Basu, N. B. (2021) Beyond the mass balance: Watershed phosphorus legacies and the evolution of the current water quality policy challenge. Water Resources Research 57, e2020WR029316.

Odunayo, O., Sookoo, N.N., Bathla, G., Cavallin, A., Persaud, B.D., Szigeti, K., Van Cappellen, P., and Lin, J. (2021). Rescuing historical climate observations to support hydrological research: a case study of solar radiation data. Association for Computing Machinery, 19, 1–4. DOI:

King, E., Rezanezhad, F., Wagner-Riddle, C. (2021). Evidence for microbial rather than aggregate origin of substrates fueling freeze-thaw induced N2O emissions. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 160, 108352. doi:

Shi, B., Smeaton, C.M., Roden, E.E., Lee, S., Liu, K., Xu, H., Kendall, B., Johnson, C.M.,Parsons, C.T., Van Cappellen, P. (2021). Consecutive Fe redox cycles decrease bioreducible Fe(III) and Fe isotope fractionations by eliminating small clay particles. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 308, 118-135. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2021.05.040  

Pi, K.Bieroza, M., Brouchkov, A., Anatoli, C., Chen, W., Dufour, L., Gongalsky, K.B., Herrmann, A., Krab, E., Landesman, C., Laverman, A., Mazei, N., Mazei, Y., Peichl, M., Öquist, M., Pozdniakov, S., Rezanezhad, F., Roose-Amsaleg, C., Shatilovich, A., Shi, A., Smeaton, C.M., Tong, L., Tsyganov, A.N., Van Cappellen, P. (2021). The cold region critical zone in transition: Responses to climate warming and land use change. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 46:111-134,

Rafat, A., Rezanezhad, F., Quinton, W. L., Humphreys, E. R., Webster, K., Van Cappellen, P. (2021).  Non-growing season carbon emissions in a northern peatland are projected to increase under global warming. Communications Earth & Environment, 2:111

Mellage, A., Rezanezhad, F., and Van Cappellen, P. (2021) Biogeophysics: Exploring the Earth's subsurface biosphere. The Innovation Platform Issue 6 (June 2021), 386-387.

Sepehrnia, N., Tabatabaei, S., Norouzi, H., Gorakifard, M., Shirani, H., Rezanezhad, F. (2021). Particle Fractionation Controls Escherichia Coli Release from Solid Manure. Heliyon, 7, e07038.

Ackley, C., Tank, S.E., Rezanezhad, F., McCarter, C., and Quinton, W.L. (2021). Coupled hydrological and geochemical impacts of wildfire in peatland-dominated regions of discontinuous permafrost. Science of the Total Environment 782, 146841. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146841

Linley, S., Mellage, A., Thomson, N.R., Van Cappellen, P., and Rezanezhad, F. 2021. Spatiotemporal geo-electrical sensing of a Pluronic-coated cobalt ferrite nanoparticle slug in natural sand flow-through columns. Science of the Total Environment 769, 144522. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144522.

Phan, T., Fulton, L., Ulkem, J., Aiken, S., Blackwell, A., Walsh, J., Walker, P., and Rezanezhad, F. 2021. Lepidolite extraction solid by-product: mitigation of thallium leaching and utilization of radiogenic strontium isotopes as a tracer. Environmental Advances, 100035. DOI: 10.1016/j.envadv.2021.100035


Pi, K., Liu, J., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Direct measurement of aqueous mercury(II): combining DNA-based sensing with Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films. Environmental Science and Technology 54, 13680-13689. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c03870

Zhang, L., Xia, Z., Zhou, C., Fu, L., Yu, J., Taylor, W.D., Hamilton, P.B., Van Cappellen, P., Ji, D., Liu, D., Xie, D., Zeng, B., McLeod, A.M., and Haffner, G.D. (2020). Unique surface density layers promote formation of harmful algal blooms in the Pengxi River, Three Gorges Reservoir. Freshwater Science 39, 722-734. DOI:10.1086/710332

Shi, B., Ngueleu, S.K., Rezanezhad, F., Slowinski, S., Pronk, G.J., Smeaton, C.M., Stevenson, K., Al-Raoush, R.I., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Sorption and desorption of the model aromatic hydrocarbons naphthalene and benzene: Effects of temperature and soil composition. Frontiers in Environmental Chemistry. doi: 10.3389/fenvc.2020.581103

Zhang, P., Van Cappellen, P., Pi, K. and Yuan, S. (2020). Oxidation of Fe(II) by flavins under anoxic conditions. Environmental Science and Technology 54, 11622-11630. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c02916

Liu, H., Price, J., Rezanezhad, F. and Lennartz, B. (2020). Centennial-scale shifts in hydrophysical properties of peat induced by drainage. Water Resources Research 56, e2020WR027538. DOI: 10.1029/2020WR027538

Liu, X., Gharasoo, M., Shi, Y., Sigmund, G., Hüffer, T., Duan, L., Wang, Y., Ji, R., Hofmann, T. and Chen, W. (2020). Key physicochemical properties dictating gastrointestinal bioaccessibility of microplastics-associated organic xenobiotics: Insights from a deep learning approach. Environmental Science and Technology 54, 12051-12062. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c02838

Aziz, T., and Van Cappellen P. (2020). Valuation of Ontario’s ecosystem services and relevance for decision-making. In Canada: Past, Present and Future Perspectives (Editor: Selam A. Lund), Chapter 3, pp. 131-165, ISBN 978-53618-404-4, Nova Science Publishers, New York.

Sigmund, G., Gharasoo, M., Hüffer, T., and Hofman, T. (2020). Comment on Predicting aqueous adsorption of organic compounds onto biochars, carbon nanotubes, granular activated carbons, and resins with machine learning. Environmental Science and Technology 54, 11636-11637. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c03931

Gharaat, M.J., Mohammadi, Z., and Rezanezhad, F. (2020). Distribution and origin of potentially toxic elements in a multi-aquifer system. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-020-10223-2

Shafieiyoun, S., Al-Raoush, R.I., Ngueleu, S.K., Rezanezhad, F., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Enhancement of naphthalene degradation by a sequential sulfate injection scenario in a (semi)-arid coastal soil: A flow-through reactor experiment. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 231, 421. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-020-04725-5

Maavara, T., Akbarzadeh, Z., and Van Cappellen, P. Global dam-driven changes to riverine N:P:Si ratios delivered to the coastal ocean. (2020). Geophysical Research Letters 47, 88288. DOI: 10.1029/2020GL088288

Wellen, C., Van Cappellen, P., Gospodyn, L., Thomas, J.L., and Mohamed, M.N. (2020). An analysis of the sample size requirements for acceptable statistical power in water quality monitoring for improvement detection. Ecological Indicators 118, 106684. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106684

Audette, Y., Smith, D.S., Parsons, C.T., Chen, W., Rezanezhad, R., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Phosphorus binding to soil organic matter via ternary complexes with calcium. Chemosphere 260, 127624. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127624 

Wang, Y., Wang, Q., Deng, Y., Chen, Z., Van Cappellen, P., Yang, Y., and Goldscheider, N. (2020). Assessment of the impact of geogenic and climatic factors on global risk of urinary stone disease. Science of the Total Environment 721, 137769. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137769

O'Connell, D.W., Ansems, N., Kukkadapu, R.K., Jaisi, D., Orihel, D.M., Cade-Menun, B.J., Hu, Y., Wiklund, J., Hall, R.I., Chessell, H., Behrends, T., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Changes in sedimentary phosphorus burial following artificial eutrophication of Lake 227, Experimental Lakes Area, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125, 5713. doi: 10.1029/2020JG005713

McCarter, C.P.R., Rezanezhad, F., Quinton, W.L., Gharedaghloo, B., Lennartz, B., Price, J., Connon, R., Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Pore-scale controls on hydrological and geochemical processes in peat: Implications on interacting processes. Earth-Science Reviews 207, 103227. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103227

Rezanezhad, F., McCarter, C.P.R., and Lennartz, B. (2020). Editorial: Wetland Biogeochemistry: Response to Environmental Change. Frontiers in Environmental Science 8, 55.doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2020.00055

Pronk, G.J., Mellage, A., Milojevic, T., Smeaton, C.M., Engel, K., Neufeld, J.D., Rezanezhad, F., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Carbon turnover and microbial activity in an artificial soil under imposed cyclic drainage and imbibition. Vadose Zone Journal 19, e20021. doi: 10.1002/vzj2.20021

Sigmund, G., Gharasoo, M., Hüffer, T., and Hofmann, T. (2020). Deep learning neural network approach for predicting the sorption of ionizable and polar organic pollutants to a wide range of carbonaceous materials. Environmental Science and Technology 54, 4583-4591. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b06287

Kreuzburg, M., Rezanezhad, R., Milojevic, T., Voss, M., Gosch, L., Liebner, S., Van Cappellen, P., and Rehder, G. (2020). Carbon release and transformation from coastal peat deposits controlled by submarine groundwater discharge: A column experiment study. Limnology and Oceanography 65, 1116-1135. doi: 10.1002/lno.11438.

Shafieiyoun, S., Al-Raoush, R.I., Ismail, R., Ngueleu, S.K., Rezanezhad, F., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). Effects of dissolved organic phase composition and salinity on the engineered sulfate application in a flow-through system. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 27, 11842-11854.doi: 10.1007/s11356-020-07696-6.

Pi, K., Liu, J., and Van Cappellen, P. (2020). A DNA-based biosensor for aqueous Hg(II): Performance under variable pH, temperature and competing ligand composition. Journal of Hazardous Materials 385, 121572. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.121572.


Markelov, I., Couture, R.-M., Fischer, R., Haande, S., and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Coupling water column and sediment biogeochemical dynamics: Modeling internal phosphorus loading, climate change responses, and mitigation measures in Lake Vansjø, Norway. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 124. doi: 10.1029/2019JG005254.

Ngueleu, S.K., Al-Raoush, R.I., Shafieiyoun, S., Rezanezhad, F., and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Biodegradation kinetics of benzene and naphthalene in the vadose and saturated zones of a (semi)-arid saline coastal soil environment. Geofluids 2019, 8124716. doi: 10.1155/2019/8124716.

Mellage, A., Smeaton, C.M., Furman, A., Atekwana, E.A., Rezanezhad, F., and Van Cappellen, P. (2019) Bacterial Stern layer diffusion: experimental determination with spectral induced polarization and sensitivity to nitrite toxicity. Near Surface Geophysics 17, 623-635. doi: 10.1002/nsg.12058.

Bocaniov, S. A., Van Cappellen, P., and Scavia, D. (2019) On the role of a large shallow lake (Lake St. Clair, USA‐Canada) in modulating phosphorus loads to Lake Erie. Water Resources Research 55. doi: 10.1029/2019WR025019.

Pi, K., Markelova, E., Zhang, P., and Van Cappellen P. (2019). Arsenic oxidation by flavin-derived reactive species under oxic and anoxic conditions: Oxidant formation and pH dependence. Environmental Science & Technology 53, 10897-10905. doi: 10.1021.acs.est.9b03188

Mitchell, K., Lima, A.T. and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Selenium in buoyant marine debris biofilm. Marine Pollution Bulletin 149. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.110562

Gosch, L.., Townsend, H., Kreuzburg, M., Janssen, M., Rezanezhad, F. and Lennartz, B. (2019). Sulfuate mobility in fen peat and its impact on the release of solutes. Frontiers in Environmental Science 7, 189. doi: 0.3389/fenvs.2019.00189

Mohamed, M.N., Wellen, C., Parsons, C.T., Taylor, W.D., Arhonditsis, G., Chomicki, K.M., Boyd, D., Weidman, P., Mundle, S.O.C., Van Cappellen, P., Sharpley, A.N. and Haffner, D.G. (2019). Understanding and managing the re-eutrophication of Lake Erie: Knowledge gaps and research priorities. Freshwater Science 38, 675-691, doi: 10.1086/705915

Akbarzadeh, Z., Maavara, T., Slowinski, S., and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Effects of damming on river nitrogen fluxes: A global analysis. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi:10.1029/2019GB006222

Natali, S., J.D. Watts, S. Potter, B.M. Rogers, S. Ludwig, A. Selbmann, P. Sullivan, B. Abbott, K. Arndt, A.A. Bloom, G. Celis, T. Christensen, C. Christiansen, R. Commane, E. Cooper, P.M. Crill, C.I. Czimczik, S. Davydov, J. Du, J. Egan, B. Elberling, S.E. Euskirchen, T. Friborg, H. Genet, J. Goodrich, P. Grogan, M. Helbig, E. Jafarov, J. Jastrow, A. Kalhori, Y. Kim, J.S. Kimball, L. Kutzbach, M. Lara, K. Larsen, B. Lee, Z. Liu, M.M. Loranty, M. Lund, M. Lupascu, N. Madani, A. Malhotra, R. Matamala, J. McFarland, A. McGuire, A. Michelsen, C. Minions, W. Oechel, D. Olefeldt, F. Parmentier, N. Pirk, B. Poulter, W. Quinton, F. Rezanezhad, D. Risk, T. Sachs, K. Schaefer, N. Schmidt, E. Schuur, P. Semenchuk, G. Shaver, O. Sonnentag, G. Starr, C. Treat, M. Waldrop, Y. Wang, J. Welker, C. Wille, X. Xu, Z. Zhang, Q. Zhuang, and D. Zona. (2019). Large loss of CO2 in winter observed across the northern permafrost region. Nature Climate Change.doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0592-8

Liu, H., Zak, D., Rezanezhad, F. and Lennartz, B. (2019). Soil degradation determines release of nitrous oxide and dissolved organic carbon from peatlands. Environmental Research Letters. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab3947

Pinto, R., Antunes, P., Blumentrath, S., Brouwer, R., Clemente, P. and Santos, R. (2019). Spatial modelling of biodiversity conservation priorities in Portugal’s Montado ecosystem using Marxan with Zones. Environmental Conservation. doi:10.1017/S0376892919000249

Marozava, S., Meyer, A. H., Pérez-de-Mora, A., Gharasoo, M., Zhuo, L., Wang, H., Cirpka, O. A., Meckenstock, R. U., and Elsner, M. (2019). Mass Transfer Limitation during Slow Anaerobic Biodegradation of 2-Methylnaphthalene. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b01152 

Audette, Y., Smith, S., Parsons, C., Longstaffe, J., Chen, W.,Rezanezhad, F., Evans, L., and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Impact of hydrofluoric acid treatment on humic acid properties: A technical evaluation. Soil Science Society of America Journal. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2018.11.0419

Sepehrnia, N., Bachmann, J., Ali Hajabbasi, M., Rezanezhad, F., Lichner, L., Hallett, P., and Coyne, M. (2019). Transport, retention, and release of Escherichia coli and Rhodococcus erythropolis through dry natural soils as affected by water repellency. Science of the Total Environment. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133666

Aziz, T. and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Comparative valuation of potential and realized ecosystem services in Southern Ontario, Canada. Environmental Science & Policy. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2019.06.014  

Choubin, B., Solaimani, K., Rezanezhad, F., Habibnejad Roshan, M., Malekian, A., and Shamshirband, S. (2019). Streamflow regionalization using a similarity approach in ungauged basins: Application of the geo-environmental signatures in the Karkheh River Basin, Iran. Catena. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2019.104128

Seto, M., Noguchi, K., and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Potential for Aerobic Methanotrophic Metabolism on Mars. Astrobiology. doi:10.1089/ast.2018.1943

Gharasoo, M., Wietzkec, L. M., Knorrb, B., Bakkourd, R., Elsnerd, M., and Stumppe, C. (2019). A robust optimization technique for analysis of multi-tracer experiments. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2019.04.004 

McCarter, C., Rezanezhad, F., Gharedaghloo, B., Price, J., and Van Cappellen, P. (2019). Transport of chloride and deuterated water in peat: The role of anion exclusion, diffusion, and anion adsorption in a dual porosity organic media. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2019.103497

Quinton, W., Berg, A., Braverman, M., Carpino, O., Chasmer, L., Connon, R., Craig, J., Devoie, É., Hayashi, M., Haynes, K., Olefeldt, D., Pietroniro, A., Rezanezhad, F., Schincariol, R., and Sonnentag, O. (2019).  A synthesis of three decades of hydrological research at Scotty Creek, NWT, Canada. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences. doi:10.5194/hess-23-2015-2019

Shafii, M., Craig, J.R., Macrae, M.L., English, M.C., Schiff, S.L., Van Cappellen, P., and Basu, N.B. (2019). Can Improved Flow Partitioning in Hydrologic Models Increase Biogeochemical Predictability? Water Resources Research. doi:10.1029/2018WR024487

Grant, K.N., Macrae, M. L., Rezanezhad, F., and Lam, W. V. (2019). Nutrient leaching in soil affected by fertilizer application and frozen ground. Vadose Zone J. 

Ding, B., Rezanezhad, F., Gharedaghloo, B., Van Cappellen, P., and Passeport, E. (2019) Bioretention cells under cold climate conditions: Effects of freezing and thawing on water infiltration, soil structure, and nutrient removal. Science of the Total Environment. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.366.

Maavara, T., Lauerwald, R., Laruelle, G.G., Akbarzadeh, Z., Bouskill, N.J., Van Cappellen, P., and Regnier, P. (2019) Nitrous oxide emissions from inland waters: Are IPCC estimates too high? Global Change Biology. doi:10.1111/jgcb.145042.


Mansoor S. Z., Louie S., Lima A. T., Van Cappellen P., and MacVicar B. (2018) The spatial and temporal distribution of metals in an urban stream: A case study of the Don River in Toronto, Canada. Journal of Great Lakes Research. doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2018.08.010.

Mellage A., Holmes A. B., Linley S., Vallée, L.Rezanezhad F., Thomson N., Gu F., and Van Cappellen P. (2018) Sensing Coated Iron-Oxide Nanoparticles with Spectral Induced Polarization (SIP): Experiments in Natural Sand Packed Flow-Through Columns. Environmental Science & Technology. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b03686.

Ngueleu S. K., Rezanezhad F., Al-Raoush R. I., and Van Cappellen P. (2018) Sorption of benzene and naphthalene on (semi)-arid coastal soil as a function of salinity and temperature. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2018.11.001.

Jurasinski G., Janssen M., Voss M., Böttcher M.E., Brede M., Burchard H., Forster S., Gosch L., Gräwe U., Gründling-Pfaff S., Haider F., Ibenthal M., Karow N., Karsten U., Kreuzburg M., Lange X., Leinweber P., Massmann G., Ptak T., Rezanezhad F., Rehder G., Romoth K., Schade H., Schubert H., Schulz-Vogt H.N., Sokolova I., Strehse R., Unger V., Westphal J., and Lennartz B. (2018) Understanding the Coastal Ecocline: Assessing Sea–Land Interactions at Non-tidal, Low-Lying Coasts Through Interdisciplinary Research. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00342.

Smeaton C.M., and Van Cappellen P. (2018) Gibbs Energy Dynamic Yield Method (GEDYM): Predicting microbial growth yields under energy-limiting conditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2018.08.023.

Sepehrniaa N., Memarianfard L., Moosavib A.A., Bachmanna J., Rezanezhad F., and Sepehrie M.

(2018) Retention modes of manure-fecal coliforms in soil under saturated hydraulic condition. Journal of Environmental Management. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.08.08.

Gharedaghloo B., Price J. S., Rezanezhad F., and Quinton W. L. (2018) Evaluating the hydraulic and transport properties of peat soil using pore network modeling and X-Ray micro computed tomography. Journal of Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.04.007.

Zhang T.Q., Zheng Z.M., Lal R., Lin Z.Q., Sharpley A.N., Shober A.L., Smith D., Tan C.S., and Van Cappellen P. (2018) Environmental indicator principium with case references to agricultural soil, water, and air quality and model-derived indicators. Journal of Environmental Quality.

Van Meter K.J.Van Cappellen P., and Basu N. (2018) Legacy nitrogen may prevent achievement of water quality goals in the Gulf of Mexico. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.aar4462.

Markelova E., Parsons C.T., Couture R.-M., Smeaton C.M., Madé B., Charlet L., and Van Cappellen P. (2018) Deconstructing the redox cascade: what role do microbial exudates (flavins) play?. Environmental Chemistry. doi:10.1071/EN17158.

Kleimeier C., Liu H., Rezanezhad F., and Lennartz B. (2018) Nitrate attenuation in degraded peat soil-based constructed wetlands. Water. doi:10.3390/w10040355.

Powley H.R., Krom M.D., and Van Cappellen P. (2018) Phosphorus and nitrogen trajectories in the Mediterranean Sea (1950-2030): Diagnosing basin-wide anthropogenic nutrient enrichment. Progress in Oceanography. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2018.03.003.

Akbarzadeh Z., Laverman A.M., Rezanezhad F., Raimonet M., Viollier E., Shafei B, and Van Cappellen P. (2018) Benthic nitrite exchanges in the Seine River (France): An early diagenetic modeling analysis. Science of the Total Environment. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.319.

Markelova E., Couture R.-M., Parsons C., Markelov I., Madé B., Van Cappellen P., and Charlet L. (2018) Speciation dynamics of oxyanion contaminants (As, Sb, Cr) in argillaceous suspensions during oxic-anoxic cycles. Applied Geochemistry. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2017.12.012.

​Mellage A., Smeaton C. M., Furman A., Atekwana E. A., Rezanezhad F., & Van Cappellen P. (2018) Linking spectral induced polarization (SIP) and subsurface microbial processes: Results from sand column incubation experiments. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b04420.

Maavara T., Slowinski S., Rezanezhad F., Van Meter K., and Van Cappellen, P. (2018) The role of groundwater discharge fluxes on Si:P ratios in a major tributary to Lake Erie. Science of the Total Environment. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.024.


Powley H.R., Van Cappellen P., and Krom M.D. (2017) Nutrient cycling in the Mediterranean Sea: The key to understanding how the unique marine ecosystem functions and responds to anthropogenic pressures. In Mediterranean Identities - Environment, Society, Culture (Editor: Borna Fuerst-Bjelis), Chapter 3, pp. 47-77, ISBN:978-953-51-3586-9, InTechOpen.

Shafii M., Basu N., Craig J.R., Schiff S.L., and Van Cappellen P. (2017) A diagnostic approach to constraining flow partitioning in hydrologic models using a multiobjective optimization framework. Water Resources Research. doi:10.1002/2016WR019736.

Kleimeier C., Rezanezhad F., Van Cappellen P., and Lennartz B. (2017) Influence of pore structure on solute transport in degraded and undegraded fen peat soils. Mires and Peat. doi:10.19189/MaP.2017.OMB.282.

Orihel D.M., Baulch H.M., Casson N.J., North R.L., Parsons C.T., Seckar D.C.M., and Venkiteswaran J.J. (2017) Internal phosphorus loading in Canadian fresh waters: a critical review and data analysis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2016-0500.

Tong Y., Zhang W., Wang W., Couture R.-M., Larssen T., Zhao Y., Li J., Liang H., Liu X., Bu X., He W., Zhang Q., and Lin Y. (2017) Decline in Chinese lake phosphorus concentrations accompanied by shift in sources since 2006. Nature Geoscience. doi:10.1038/ngeo2967.

Yakushev E.V., Protsenko E.A., Bruggeman J., Wallhead P., Pakhomova S.V., Yakubov S.K., Bellerby R.G.J., and Couture R.-M. (2017) Bottom RedOx Model (BROM, v.1.1): a coupled benthic-pelagic model for simulation of water and sediment biogeochemistry. Geoscientific Model Development. doi:10.5194/gmd-10-453-2017.

Van Cappellen P., and Maavara T. (2017) Dams and global environmental change. Pan European Networks: Science and Technology, 23, 214-215.

Parsons C.T., Rezanezhad F., O'Connell D.W., and Van Cappellen P. (2017) Sediment phosphorus speciation and mobility under dynamic redox conditions. Biogeosciences. doi:10.5194/bg-14-3585-2017.

Rezanezhad F., Kleimeier C., Milojevic T., Liu H., Weber T. K. D., Van Cappellen P., and Lennartz B. (2017) The role of pore structure on nitrate reduction in peat soil: a physical characterization of pore distribution and solute transport. Wetlands. doi:10.1007/s13157-017-0930-4.

Sepehrnia N., Memarianfard L., Moosavi A.A., Bachmann J., Guggenberger G., and Rezanezhad F. (2017) Bacterial mobilization and transport through manure enriched soils: Experiment and modeling. Journal of Environmental Management. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.07.009.

Powley H.R., Krom M.D., and Van Cappellen P. (2017) Understanding the unique biogeochemistry of the Mediterranean Sea: Insights from a coupled phosphorus and nitrogen model. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi:10.1002/2017GB005648.

Maavara T., Lauerwald R., Regnier P., and Van Cappellen P. (2017) Global perturbation of organic carbon cycling by river damming. Nature Communications

Lima A.T., Hofmann A., Reynolds D., Ptacek C.J., Van Cappellen P., Ottosen L.M., Pamukcu S., Alshawabekh A., O’Carroll D.M., Riis C., Cox E., Gent D.B., Landis R., Wang J., Chowdhury A.I.A., Secord E.L., and Sanchez-Hachair A. (2017) Environmental Electrokinetics for a sustainable subsurface. Chemosphere. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.03.143.

Alexandratos V.G., Behrends T., and Van Cappellen P. (2017) Fate of adsorbed U(VI) during sulfidization of lepidocrocite and hematite. Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b05453.

Coyotzi S., Doxey A.C., Clark I.D., Lapen D.R., Van Cappellen P., and Neufeld J.D. (2017) Agricultural soil denitrifiers possess extensive nitrite reductase gene diversity. Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13643.

Simhayov R.B., Price J.S., Smeaton C.M., Parsons C., Rezanezhad F., and Van Cappellen P. (2017) Solute pools in Nikanotee Fen watershed in the Athabasca oil sands region. Environmental Pollution. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.03.038.

Hageman S.P.W, van der Weijden R.D., Stams A.J.M., Van Cappellen P., and Buisman C.J.N. (2017) Microbial selenium sulfide reduction for selenium recovery from wastewater. Journal of Hazardous Materials. doi:org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.12.061.

Van Meter K.J., Basu N.B., and Van Cappellen P. (2017) Two centuries of nitrogen dynamics: legacy sources and sinks in the Mississippi and Susquehanna river basins. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi:10.1002/2016GB005498.

Cremona F., Vilbaste S., Couture R.M., Nõges P., and Nõges T. (2017) Is the future of large shallow lakes blue-green? Comparing the response of a catchment-lake model chain to climate predictions. Climatic Change. doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1894-8.

Wright R.W., Couture R.M., Christensen A.B., Guerrero J.L., Kaste Ø., and Barlaup B.T. (2017) Effects of multiple stresses hydropower, acid deposition and climate change on water chemistry and salmon populations in the River Otra, Norway. Science of the Total Environment. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.044.


Powley H.R., Krom M.D., and Van Cappellen P. (2016) Circulation and oxygen cycling in the Mediterranean Sea: Sensitivity to future climate change. Journal of Geophysical Research, Oceans. doi:10.1002/2016JC012224.

Lima A.T., Mitchell K., O’Connell D.W., Verhoeven J., and Van Cappellen P. (2016) The legacy of surface mining: Remediation, restoration, reclamation and rehabilitation. Environmental Science and Policy. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2016.07.011.  

Couture R.M., Fischer R., Van Cappellen P., and Gobeil C. (2016) Non-steady state diagenesis of organic and inorganic sulfur in lake sediments. Geochimica and Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.08.029.

Jackson-Blake L.A., Wade A.J., Futter M.N., Butterfield D., Couture R. M., Cox B., Crossman J., Ekholm P., Halliday S., Jin L., Lawrence D.S. L., Lepistö A., Lin Y., Rankinen K., and Whitehead, P.G. (2016) The INtegrated CAtchment model of phosphorus dynamics (INCA-P): Description and demonstration of new model structure and equations. Environmental Modelling and Software. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.05.022.

Kumar N., Couture R. M., Millot R., Battaglia-Brunet F., and Rose J. (2016) Microbial sulfate reduction enhances arsenic mobility downstream of zero-valent iron based permeable reactive barrier. Environmental Sciences & Technology.doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b00128.

Shi B., Liu K., Wu L., Li W., Smeaton C.M., Beard B.L., Johnson C.M., Roden E.E., and Van Cappellen P. (2016) Iron isotope fractionations reveal a finite bioavailable Fe pool for structural Fe(III) reduction in nontronite. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b02019.

Powley H.R., Dürr H.H., Lima A.T., Krom M.D., and Van Cappellen P. (2016) Direct discharges of domestic wastewater are a major source of phosphorus and nitrogen to the Mediterranean Sea. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b01742.

Secord E.L., Kottara A., Van Cappellen P., and Lima A.T. (2016) Inoculating bacteria into polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated oil sands soil by means of electrokinetics. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. doi:10.1007/s11270-016-2991-z.

Van Cappellen P., and Maavara T. (2016) Rivers in the anthropocene: Global scale modifications of riverine nutrient fluxes by damming. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology. doi:10.1016/j.ecohyd.2016.04.001

Schreck E., Sarret G., Oliva P., Calas A., Sobanska S., Guédron S., Barraza F., Point D., Huayta C., Couture R.-M., Prunier J., Henry J., Tisserand D., Goix S., Chincheros J., Uzu G. (2016) Is Tillandsia capillaris an efficient bioindicator of atmospheric metal and metalloid deposition? Insights from five months of monitoring in an urban mining area. Ecological Indicators. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.02.027.

Stolpovsky K., Fetzer I., Van Cappellen P., and Thullner M. (2016) Influence of dormancy on microbial competition under intermittent substrate supply: Insights from model simulations. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiw071.

Rezanezhad F., Price J.S., Quinton W.L., Lennartz B., Milojevic T., and Van Cappellen P. (2016) Structure of peat soils and implications for water storage, flow and solute transport: A review update for geochemists. Chemical Geology. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.03.010.

Mitchell K., Mansoor S., Mason P.R.D., Johnson T.M., and Van Cappellen P. (2016) Geological evolution of the marine selenium cycle: Insights from the bulk shale d82/76Se record and isotope mass balance modelling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.030.


Couture R.-M., DeWit H., Tominaga K., Kiuru P., and Markelov I. (2015) Oxygen dynamics in a boreal lake responds to long-term changes in climate, ice phenology and DOC inputs. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. doi:10.1002/2015JG003065.

Maavara T., Parsons C.T., Ridenour C., Stojanovic S., Dürr H.H., Powley H.R., and Van Cappellen P. (2015) Global phosphorus retention by river damming. PNAS. doi:10.1073/pnas.1511797112.

Torres E., Couture R.-M., Shafei B., Nardi A., Ayora C., and Van Cappellen, P. (2015) Reactive transport modeling of early diagenesis in a reservoir lake affected by acid mine drainage: Trace metals, lake overturn, benthic fluxes and remediation. Chemical Geology. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.10.023.

Janssen, A., Arhonditsis, G.B., Beusen, A., Bolding, K., Bruce, L., Bruggeman, J., Couture, R.M., Downing, A.S., Elliott, J.A., Frassl, M.A., Gal, G., Gerla, D.J., Hipsey, M.R., Hu, F., Ives, S.C., Janse, J.H., Jeppesen, E., Jöhnk, K.D., Kneis, D., Kong, X., Kuiper, J.J., Lehmann, M.K., Lemmen, C., Özkundakci, D., Petzoldt, T., Rinke, K., Robson, B.J., Sachse, R., Schep, S.A., Schmid, M., Scholten, H., Teurlincx, S., Trolle, D., Troost, T.A., Van Dam, A.A., Van Gerven, L.P.A., Weijerman, M., Wells, S.A., and Mooij, W.M. (2015). Exploring, exploiting and evolving diversity of aquatic ecosystem models: a community perspective.Aquatic Ecology.doi:10.1007/s10452-015-9544-1.

Maavara, T., Hood, J.L.A., North, R.L., Doig, L.E., Parsons, C.T., Johansson, J., Hudson, J.J., Lucas, B.T., Liber, K., Vandergucht, D.M., and Van Cappellen, P. (2015) Reactive silicon dynamics in a large prairie reservoir (Lake Diefenbaker, Saskatchewan). Journal of Great Lakes Research. doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2015.04.003.

Gharasoo, M., Centler, F., Van Cappellen, P., Wick, L. Y., and Thullner, M. (2015) Kinetics of substrate biodegradation under the cumulative effects of bioavailability and self-inhibition. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/es505837v.

Liu K., Wu L., Couture R.-M., Li W., and Van Cappellen P. (2015) Iron isotope fractionation in sediments of an oligotrophic freshwater lake. Earth and Planetary Science Letter. doi:0.1016/j.epsl.2015.05.010.

Belli K.M., DiChristina T.J., Van Cappellen P., and Taillefert M. (2015) Effects of aqueous uranyl speciation on the kinetics of microbial uranium reduction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.02.006.

Couture R.-M., Charlet L., Markelova E., Madé B., and Parsons C.T. (2015) On-off mobilization of contaminants in soils during redox oscillations. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/es5061879.

Driedger A.G.J., Dürr H.H., Mitchell K., and Van Cappellen P. (2015) Plastic debris in the Laurentian Great Lakes: A review. Journal of Great Lakes Research. doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2014.12.020.


Moosdorf N., Stieglitz T., Waska H., Dürr H. H., and Hartmann J. (2014) Submarine groundwater discharge from tropical islands: a review. Grundwasser. doi:10.1007/s00767-014-0275-3

Moriceau B., Laruelle G.G., Passow U., Van Cappellen P., and Ragueneau O. (2014) Biogenic silica dissolution in diatom aggregates: insights from reactive transport modelling. Marine Ecology Progress Series. doi:10.3354/meps11028.

Alexandratos V.G., Behrends T., and Van Cappellen P. (2014) Sulfidization of lepidocrocite and its effect on uranium phase distribution and reduction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.08.009

Powley H.R., Krom M.D., Emeis K.-C., Van Cappellen P. (2014) A biogeochemical model for phosphorus and nitrogen cycling in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Part 2. Response of nutrient cycles and primary production to anthropogenic forcing: 1950-2000. Journal of Marine Systems. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.08.017.

Van Cappellen P., Powley H.R., Emeis K.-C., and Krom M.D. (2014) A biogeochemical model for phosphorus and nitrogen cycling in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Part 1. Model development, initialization and sensitivity. Journal of Marine Systems. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.08.016.

Geilert S., Vroon P.Z., Roerdink D.L., Van Cappellen P., and van Bergen M.J. (2014) Silicon isotope fractionation during abiotic silica precipitation at low temperatures: Inferences from flow-through experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2014.07.003.

Maavara T., Dürr H.H., and Van Cappellen P. (2014) Worldwide retention of nutrient silicon by river damming: From sparse data set to global estimate. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi:10.1002/2014GB004875

Lee J., Robinson C., and Couture R.-M. (2014) Effect of Groundwater–Lake Interactions on Arsenic Enrichment in Freshwater Beach Aquifers. Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1021/es5020136

Lima A.T., Safar Z., and Loch J.P.G. (2014) Evaporation as the transport mechanism of metals in arid regions. Chemosphere. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.05.027.

Couture R.-M., Tominaga K., Starrfelt J., Moe S.J., Kaste Ø., and Wright R.F. (2014) Modelling phosphorus loading and algal  blooms in a nordic agricultural catchment-lake system under  changing land-use and climate. Environmental Sciences: Processes & Impact. doi:10.1039/C3EM00630A.

Rezanezhad F., Couture, R-M., O'Connel, D., Kovac, R., and Van Cappellen, P. (2014) Water table fluctuations and soil biogeochemistry:  An experimental approach using an automated soil column system. Journal of Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.hydrol.2013.11.036.


Vollrath S., Behrends T., Bender Koch C., and Van Cappellen P. (2013) Effects of temperature and rates on mineral products of microbial Fe(II) oxidation by Leptothrix cholodnii at microaerobic conditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016.j.gca.2013.01.019
Raymond P.A., Hartmann J., Lauerwald R., Sobek S., McDonald C., Hoover M., Butman D., Striegl R., Mayorga E., Humborg C., Kortelainen P., Dürr H., Meybeck M., Ciais P., and Guth P. (2013) Global carbon dioxide emissions from inland waters. Nature. doi:10.1038/nature12760.
Zhang Y.-C., Prommer H., Broers H.P., Slomp C.P., Greskowiak J., van der Grift B., and Van Cappellen P. (2013) Model-Based Integration and Analysis of Biogeochemical and Isotopic Dynamics in Nitrate-Polluted Pyritic Aquifer. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/es4023909.
Mitchell K., Couture R.-M., Johnson T.M., Mason P.R.D., and Van Cappellen P. (2013) Selenium sorption and isotope fractionation: Iron(III) oxides versus iron(II) sulfides. Chemical Geology. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.01.017.
Merkx O.K., Loch J.P.G., Lima A.T., Dijk J., de Kreuk J.F., and Kleingeld P.J. (2013) The Effectiveness of Electro-Remediation of Aged, Metal-Contaminated Sediment in Relation to Sequential Extraction of Metals. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. doi:10.1007/s11270-013-1667-1.
Couture R.M., Wallschläger D., Rose J., and Van Cappellen P. (2013) Arsenic binding to organic and inorganic sulfur species during microbial sulfate reduction: a sediment flow-through reactor experiment. Environmental Chemistry. doi:10.1071/EN13010.
Omoregie E.O., Couture R.-M., Van Cappellen P., Corkhill C.L., Charnock J.M., Polya D.A., Vaughan D., Vanbroekhoeven K., and Lloyd J.R. (2013) Arsenic Bioremediation by Biogenic Iron Oxides and Sulfides. Applied Environmental Microbiology. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00683-13.
Couture R.-M., Rose J., Kumar N., Mitchell K., Wallschläger D., and Van Cappellen P. (2013) Sorption of arsenite, arsenate and thioarsenates to iron oxides and iron sulfides: a kinetic and spectroscopic investigation. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/es3049724.
Gobeil C., Tessier A., and Couture R.-M. (2013) Upper Mississippi Pb as a mid-1800s chronostratigraphic marker in sediments from seasonally anoxic lakes in Eastern Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.02.023.

Laruelle G.G., Dürr H.H., Lauerwald R., Hartmann J., Slomp C.P., Goossens N., and Regnier P.A.G. (2013) Global multi-scale segmentation of continental and coastal waters from the watersheds to the continental margins, Hydrology Earth System Science. doi: 10.5194/hess-17-2029-2013.

Hartmann J., West A.J., Renforth P., Köhler P., De La Rocha C.L., Wolf-Gladrow D.A., Dürr H.H., and Scheffran J. (2013), Enhanced chemical weathering as a geoengineering strategy to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide, a nutrient source and to mitigate ocean acidification, Review of Geophysics. doi: 10.1002/rog.20004.

Parsons C.T., Couture R.-M., Omoregie E.O., Bardelli F., Greneche J.-M., Roman-Ross G., and Charlet L. (2013) The impact of oscillating redox conditions: Arsenic immobilisation in contaminated calcareous floodplain soils, Environmental Pollution. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2013.02.028.

Meybeck M., Kummu M., and Dürr H. (2013) Global hydrobelts and hydroregions: improved reporting scale for water-related issues?, Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences. doi: 10.5194/hess-17-1093-2013.

Mitchell K., Couture R.-M., Johnson T.M., Mason P.R.D., and Van Cappellen P. (2013) Selenium sorption and isotope fractionation: Iron(III) oxides versus iron(II) sulfides. Chemical Geology. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.01.017.

Parsons C., Grabulosa E.M., Pili E., Floor G.H., Roman-Ross G., and Charlet L. (2013) Quantification of trace arsenic in soils by field-portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometry: Considerations for sample preparation and measurement conditions. Journal of Hazardous Materials. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.07.001.

Rigaud S., Radakovitch O., Couture R.-M., Deflandre B., Cossa D., Garnier C., and Garnier J.-M. (2013) Mobility and fluxes of trace elements and nutrients at the sediment-water interface of a lagoon under contrasting water column oxygenation conditions. Applied Geochemistry. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.12.003.

Krumins V., Gehlen M., Arndt S., Van Cappellen P., and Regnier P. (2013) Dissolved inorganic carbon and alkalinity fluxes from coastal marine sediments: model estimates for different shelf environments and sensitivity to global change. Biogeosciences. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-371-2013.

Leote C., Epping E., and Van Cappellen P. (2013) Phosphate sorption from seawater solutions: Particle concentration effect. Marine Chemistry. doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2012.12.002.


Lima A.T. Ottosen L.M., Heister K., and Loch J.P.G. (2012) Assessing PAH extraction from clay by means of electro-osmosis and electrodialysis. Science of the Total Environment. doi:j.scitotenv.2012.07.010.

Lima A.T., Rodrigues P.C., and Loch J.P.G. (2012) Analysis of metal ions migration to determine electro-osmotic flow for the in-situ cleanup of a tar-contaminated site. Geoderma. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2011.12.026.

Kubiak J., Khankhane P., Kleingeld P.J., and Lima A.T. (2012) An attempt to electrically enhance phytoremediation of arsenic contaminated water. Chemosphere. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.12.048.

Lima A.T., Kleingeld P.J., Heister K., and Loch J.P.G. (2012) In situ electro-osmotic cleanup of tar contaminated soil – Removal of PAHs, Electrochimica Acta. doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2011.12.060.

Krumins V., Gehlen M., Arndt S., Van Cappellen P., and Regnier P. (2012) Dissolved inorganic carbon and alkalinity fluxes from coastal marine sediments: model estimates for different shelf environments and sensitivity to global change. Biogeosciences Discussions. doi:10.5194/bgd-9-8475-2012.

Smeaton C.M., Walshe G.E., Smith A.M.L., Hudson-Edwards K.A., Dubbin W.E., Wright K., Beale A.M., Fryer B.J., and Weisener C.G. (2012) Simultaneous release of Fe and As during the reductive dissolution of Pb-As Jarosite by Shewanella putrefaciens CN32. −As Jarosite by Shewanella putrefaciens CN32. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/es3021809.

Couture R.-M., Sekowska A., Fang G., and Danchin A. (2012) Linking selenium biogeochemistry to the sulfur-dependent biological detoxification of arsenic. Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02758.x.

Rezanezhad F., Price J.S., and Craig J.R. (2012) The Effects of Dual Porosity on Transport and Retardation in Peat: A Laboratory Experiment. Canadian Journal of Soil Science.

Rezanezhad F., Andersen R., Pouliot R., Price J.S., Rochefort L., and Graf M. (2012) Fen vegetation structure affects the transport of oil sands process-affected waters and microbial functional diversity in a greenhouse mesocosm study. Wetlands. doi:10.1007/s13157-012-0290-z.

Mitchell K., Mason P.R.D., Van Cappellen P., Johnson T.M., Gill B.C., Owens J.D., Diaz J., Ingall E.D., Reichart G.-J., and Lyons T.W. (2012) Selenium as paleo-oceanographic proxy: A first assessment. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.03.038.

Loucaides S., Koning E., and Van Cappellen P. (2012) Effect of pressure on silica solubility of diatom frustules in the oceans: Results from long-term laboratory and field incubations. Marine Chemistry. doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2012.04.003.

LaRowe D.E., Dale A.W., Amend J.P., and Van Cappellen P. (2012) Thermodynamic limitations on microbially catalyzed reaction rates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.05.011.

Loucaides S., Van Cappellen P., Roubeix V., Moriceau B., and Ragueneau O. (2012) Controls on the recycling and preservation of biogenic silica from biomineralization to burial. Silicon. doi:10.1007/s12633-01109092-9.

Laverman A., Pallud C., Abell J., and Van Cappellen P. (2012) Comparative survey of potential nitrate and sulfate reduction rates in aquatic sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.10.033.

Wolthers M., Nerhrke G., Gustafsson J.P., and Van Cappellen P. (2012) Calcite growth kinetics: Modeling the effect of solution stoichiometry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.11.003.

Vollrath S., Behrends T., and Van Cappellen P. (2012) Oxygen dependency of neutrophilic Fe(II) oxidation by Leptothrix differs from abiotic reaction. Geomicrobiology Journal. doi:10.1080/01490451.2011.594147.

Zhang Y.-C., Slomp C.P., Broers H.P., Bostick B., Passier H.F., Böttcher M.E., Omoregie E.O., Lloyd J.R., Polya D.A., and Van Cappellen P. (2012) Isotopic and microbiological signatures of pyrite-driven denitrification in a sandy aquifer. Chemical Geology. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.01.024.


Stolpovsky K., Martinez-Lavanchy P., Heipieper H.J., Van Cappellen P., and Thullner M. (2011) Incorporating dormancy in dynamic microbial community models. Ecological Modelling. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.07.006.

LaRowe D.E., and Van Cappellen P. (2011) Degradation of natural organic matter: A thermodynamic analysis. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.01.020.

Regnier P., Dale A.W., Arndt S., LaRowe D.E., Mogollón J., and Van Cappellen P. (2011) Quantitative analysis of anaerobic oxidation of methane (AOM) in marine sediments: A modeling perspective. Earth-Science Reviews. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2011.01.002.

Couture R.-M., and Van Cappellen P. (2011) Reassessing the role of sulfur geochemistry on arsenic speciation in reducing environments. Journal of Hazardous Materials. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.02.029.

Wang J., Vollrath S., Behrends T., Bodelier P.L.E., Muyzer G., Meima-Franke M., Den Oudsten F., Van Cappellen P. and Laanbroek H.J. (2011) Distribution and diversity of Gallionella-like neutrophilic iron oxidizers in a tidal freshwater marsh. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.1128/AEM.02448-10.

Brantley S.L., Megonigal J.P., Scatena F.N., Baloch-Brunstad Z., Barnes R.T., Bruns M.A., Van Cappellen P., Dontsova K., Hartnett H., Hartshorn T., Heimsath A., Herndon E., Jin L., Keller C.K., Leake J.R., McDowell W.H., Meinzer F.C., Mozdzer T.J., Petsch S., Pett-Ridge J., Pregitzer K.S., Raymond P., Riebe C.S., Shumaker K., Sutton-Grier A., Walter R., and Yoo K. (2011) Twelve testable hypotheses on the geobiology of weathering. Geobiology. doi:10.1111/j.1472-4669.2010.00264.x.

Nenes A., Krom M.D., Mihalopoulos N., Van Cappellen P., Shi Z., Bougiatioti A., Zormpas P., and Herut B. (2011) Atmospheric acidification of mineral aerosols: A source of bioavailable phosphorus for the oceans. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. doi:10.5194/acpd-11-6163-2011.

Schmidt C., Hanfland C., Regnier P., Van Cappellen P., Schlueter M., Knauthe U., Stimac I. and Geibert W. (2011) 228Ra, 226Ra, 224Ra and 223Ra in potential sources and sinks of land-derived material in the German Bight of the North Sea: Implications for the use of radium as a tracer. Geo-Marine Letters.doi:10.1007/s00367-011-0231-5.

Stam M.C., Mason P.R.D., Laverman A.M., Pallud C., and P. Van Cappellen (2011) 34S/32S fractionation by sulfate-reducing microbial communities in estuarine sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.04.022.