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1985 …2017

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Research Output

2017

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2016

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

13 Scopus citations

Remediating RDX and HMX contaminated soil and water

Comfort, S., Apr 19 2016, Bioremediation of Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems. CRC Press, p. 263-310 48 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

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

8 Scopus citations

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

14 Scopus citations
2014

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

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

17 Scopus citations

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., 2014, In : Environmental Science and Engineering (Subseries: Environmental Science). 112, p. 313-369 57 p., A016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2013

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

21 Scopus citations
2012

Developing slow-release persulfate candles to treat BTEX contaminated groundwater

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

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 2012, In : Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. 32, 1, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

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

21 Scopus citations

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 2012, In : Chemosphere. 89, 6, p. 680-687 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2011

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., 2011, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry. 83, 7, p. 1407-1484 78 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

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

Chokejaroenrat, C., Comfort, S. D., 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

12 Scopus citations
2010

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 2010, In : Chemosphere. 79, 8, p. 865-872 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

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 2010, In : Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. 30, 3, p. 96-106 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2009

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Remediating dinoseb-contaminated soil with zerovalent iron

Satapanajaru, T., Onanong, S., Comfort, S. D., 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

20 Scopus citations
2008

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 2008, In : Chemosphere. 71, 5, p. 933-941 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

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 2008, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 193, 1-4, p. 189-196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2007

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

8 Scopus citations
2006

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2005
9 Scopus citations

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

12 Scopus citations
2004

Accelerated remediation of pesticide-contaminated soil with zerovalent iron

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

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

23 Scopus citations

Remediating munitions-contaminated soil with zerovalent iron and cationic surfactants

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2003

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 2003, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 32, 4, p. 1306-1315 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

122 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

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

73 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2002

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 2002, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 45, 6, p. 1817-1824 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Laboratory studies for in situ treatment of an RDX-contaminated aquifer

Adam, M. L., Comfort, S. D., Morley, M. C. & Shea, P. J., 2002, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Gavaskar, A. R. & Chen, A. S. C. (eds.). p. 1863-1870 8 p. (Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Metolachlor dechlorination by zerovalent iron during unsaturated transport

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2001

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., 2001, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 30, 5, p. 1636-1643 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Reducing long-term atrazine runoff from South Central Nebraska

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2000

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 2000, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 42, 2, p. 149-158 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
1999

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., 1999, In : Bioremediation Journal. 3, 1, p. 59-67 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

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

45 Scopus citations

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., 1999, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 18, 6, p. 1078-1084 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
1998

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., 1998, In : Environmental Pollution. 99, 1, p. 53-59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

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., 1998, In : Weed Science. 46, 3, p. 381-388 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations