Lena Q. Ma
Biogeochemistry of Trace Metals
DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH AREAS
Remediation of Contaminated Soils, Waters, and Aquifers
1. Phytoremediation and chemical remediation of trace-metal-contaminated water, soils, and wastes
2. Land-application and disposal of non-hazardous wastes
3. Biogeochemistry and speciation of trace metals in water-soil system
4. Chemical equilibria of trace metals in soils, their bioavailability to plants and mechanisms controlling their solubilities in soils
CWR 6252 - Environmental Biogeochemistry of Trace Metals (co-teaches)
SWS 6262 - Soil Contamination and Remediation
Fan, J., Z. He, L.Q. Ma, et al. 2012. Calcium water treatment residue reduces copper phytotoxicity in contaminated sandy soils. J. Haz. Mat. 199:375-382
Gonzaga, M.I.S, L.Q. Ma, E.P. Pacheco, W.M. Santos. 2012. Predicting arsenic bioavailability to hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata in arsenic-contaminated soils. Int. J. Phytoremediation. 14: 939-949.
Zhu, Y, L.Q Ma, B. Gao, J.C. Bonzongo, W. Harris and B. Gu. 2012. Transport and interactions of kaolinite and mercury in saturated sand media. J. Haz. Mat. 213:93-99
Cao, X., L.Q. Ma, Y. Liang, B. Gao, and W. Harris. 2011. Simultaneous immobilization of lead and atrazine in contaminated soils using dairy-manure biochar. Environmental Science Technology. 45: 4884–4889.
Dong, X., L.Q. Ma, Y. Li. 2011. Characteristics and mechanisms of hexavalent chromium removal by biochar from sugar beet tailing. J. Haz. Mat. 190:909–915.
Fan, J., Z. He, L.Q. Ma, Y. Yang, X. Yang, and P.J. Stoffell. 2011. Immobilization of copper in contaminated sandy soils using calcium water treatment residue. J. Haz. Mat. 189:710–718.
Fan, J., Z. He, L.Q. Ma, and P.J. Stoffell. 2011. Accumulation and availability of copper in citrus grove soils as affected by fungicide application. J Soils Sediments 11:639–648.
Fayiga, A.O., U. Saha, X. Cao and L.Q. Ma. 2011. Chemical and physical characterization of lead in three shooting range soils in Florida. Chemical Speciation Bioavailability. 23:148-154.
Gao, B., Y. Dong, Y. Luo, and L.Q. Ma. 2011. Colloid deposition and release in soils and their association with heavy metals.Critical Review Environ. Sci. Technol. 41:336-372.
Ghosh, P, B. Rathinasabapathi and L.Q. Ma. 2011. Arsenic-resistant bacteria solubilized arsenic in the growth media and increased growth of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Bioresource Technology. 102:8756-8761.
Hao, C., B. Gao, H. Li, and L.Q. Ma. 2011. Effects of pH and ionic strength on sulfamethoxazole and ciprofloxacin transport in saturated porous media. J. Contaminant Hydrology. 126: 29-36.
Mathews, S., B. Rathinasabapathib, and L.Q. Ma. 2011. Uptake and translocation of arsenite by Pteris vittata L.: effects of glycerol, antimonite and silver. Environ. Pollution. 159:3490-3495.
Natarajan, S., R.H. Stamps, L.Q. Ma, U.K. Saha, D.Hernandez, Y. Cai, E.J. Zillioux. 2011. Phytoremediation of arsenic-contaminated groundwater using arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata: Effects of frond harvesting regimes and arsenic levels in refill water. J. Haz. Mat. 185: 983–989.
Tu, S., L.Q. Ma, and B. Rathinasabapathi. 2011. Characterization of phytase from three ferns with differing arsenic tolerance. Plant Physiology Biochemistry. 49:146-150.
Zeng, X., L.Q. Ma, R.-L. Qiu, and Y.-T. Tang. 2011. Effect of Zn on plant tolerance and non-protein thiols accumulation in Zn hyperaccumulator Arabis paniculata Franch. Environ. Exp.
Bot. 70: 227–232.
Wang, X., Ma, L.Q., Rathinasabapathi, B., Cai, Y., Liu, Y., Zeng, G. 2011. Mechanisms of efficient arsenite uptake by arsenic-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. Environmental Science Technology. 45: 9719–9725.
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