Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2021 MetFish: a Metabolomics Pipeline for Studying Microbial Communities in Chemically Extreme Environments.mSystems.  6:e0105820. 2021
2021 Distribution and fate of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in wastewater treatment facilities.Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  23:903-913. 2021
2021 Toxicity of hydraulic fracturing wastewater from black shale natural-gas wells influenced by well maturity and chemical additives.Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  23:621-632. 2021
2021 Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 on College Campuses: Initial Efforts, Lessons Learned, and Research Needs.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  18:4455-4455. 2021
2021 Comparative geochemistry of flowback chemistry from the Utica/Point Pleasant and Marcellus formationsChemical Geology.  564:120041-120041. 2021
2021 Wastewater surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 on college campuses: Initial efforts, lessons learned and research needs.medRxiv2021
2020 Seasonal changes predominant over manure application in driving dissolved organic matter shifts in agricultural runoffJournal of Great Lakes Research.  46:1570-1580. 2020
2020 Characterization of Antibiotic Resistance and Metal Homeostasis Genes in Midwest USA Agricultural SedimentsWater (Switzerland).  12:2476-2476. 2020
2019 Genome-Resolved Metagenomics Extends the Environmental Distribution of the Verrucomicrobia Phylum to the Deep Terrestrial Subsurface.mSphere.  4:e00613-e00619. 2019
2019 In situ transformation of ethoxylate and glycol surfactants by shale-colonizing microorganisms during hydraulic fracturing.ISME Journal.  13:2690-2700. 2019
2019 Hydraulically Fractured Natural-Gas Well Microbial Communities Contain Genomic Halogenation and Dehalogenation PotentialENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS.  6:585-591. 2019
2019 Deep-Subsurface Pressure Stimulates Metabolic Plasticity in Shale-Colonizing Halanaerobium spp.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  85. 2019
2019 High total dissolved solids in shale gas wastewater inhibit biodegradation of alkyl and nonylphenol ethoxylate surfactants.Science of the Total Environment.  668:1094-1103. 2019
2019 Degradation of polyethylene glycols and polypropylene glycols in microcosms simulating a spill of produced water in shallow groundwater.Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  21:256-268. 2019
2019 Microbial lipid biomarkers detected in deep subsurface black shales.Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  21:291-307. 2019
2019 More than a decade of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling research.Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  21:193-194. 2019
2019 Organic sulfur fingerprint indicates continued injection fluid signature 10 months after hydraulic fracturing.Journal of Environmental Monitoring.  21:206-213. 2019
2019 Viruses control dominant bacteria colonizing the terrestrial deep biosphere after hydraulic fracturing.Nature Microbiology.  4:352-361. 2019
2018 Coupled laboratory and field investigations resolve microbial interactions that underpin persistence in hydraulically fractured shales.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  115:E6585-E6594. 2018
2018 Discrete Organic Phosphorus Signatures are Evident in Pollutant Sources within a Lake Erie Tributary.Environmental Science & Technology.  52:6771-6779. 2018
2018 Temporal dynamics of halogenated organic compounds in Marcellus Shale flowback.Water Research.  136:200-206. 2018
2018 Draft Genome Sequences of Two Chemosynthetic Arcobacter Strains Isolated from Hydraulically Fractured Wells in Marcellus and Utica Shales.Genome Announcements.  6:e00159-e00118. 2018
2018 Draft Genome Sequences of Marinobacter Strains Recovered from Utica Shale-Produced Fluids.Genome Announcements.  6:e00155-e00118. 2018
2018 Members of Marinobacter and Arcobacter Influence System Biogeochemistry During Early Production of Hydraulically Fractured Natural Gas Wells in the Appalachian Basin.Frontiers in Microbiology.  9:2646. 2018
2017 Natural Attenuation of Nonionic Surfactants Used in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids: Degradation Rates, Pathways, and Mechanisms.Environmental Science & Technology.  51:13985-13994. 2017
2017 Sulfide Generation by Dominant Halanaerobium Microorganisms in Hydraulically Fractured Shales.mSphere.  2:e00257-e00217. 2017
2017 Halogenated Organic Compounds Identified in Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewaters Using Ultrahigh Resolution Mass Spectrometry.Environmental Science & Technology.  51:5377-5385. 2017
2017 Corrigendum: Modified Lipid Extraction Methods for Deep Subsurface Shale.Frontiers in Microbiology.  8:2141. 2017
2017 Modified Lipid Extraction Methods for Deep Subsurface Shale.Frontiers in Microbiology.  8:1408. 2017
2016 Hydraulic fracturing offers view of microbial life in the deep terrestrial subsurface.FEMS Microbiology Ecology.  92:fiw166-fiw166. 2016
2016 Redox Conditions Alter Biodegradation Rates and Microbial Community Dynamics of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Organic Additives in Soil-Groundwater MicrocosmsEnvironmental Engineering Science Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials.  33:827-838. 2016
2016 Microbial metabolisms in a 2.5-km-deep ecosystem created by hydraulic fracturing in shales.Nature Microbiology.  1:16146. 2016
2016 Toxic cyanobacteria and drinking water: Impacts, detection, and treatment.Harmful Algae.  54:174-193. 2016
2015 Temporal and Thermal Changes in Density and Viscosity of Marcellus Shale Produced WatersJournal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE.  141:06015006-06015006. 2015
2015 Piezoceramic membrane with built-in ultrasonic defoulingJournal of Membrane Science.  494:130-135. 2015
2015 Aerobic biodegradation of organic compounds in hydraulic fracturing fluids.Biodegradation.  26:271-287. 2015
2015 Influence of Carbon and Microbial Community Priming on the Attenuation of Uranium in a Contaminated Floodplain Aquifer.Ground Water.  53:600-613. 2015
2014 Variations in potential CH4 flux and CO2 respiration from freshwater wetland sediments that differ by microsite location, depth and temperatureEcological Engineering.  72:84-94. 2014
2014 Temporal changes in microbial ecology and geochemistry in produced water from hydraulically fractured Marcellus shale gas wells.Environmental Science & Technology.  48:6508-6517. 2014
2014 Geochemical and mineralogical investigation of uranium in multi-element contaminated, organic-rich subsurface sedimentApplied Geochemistry.  42:77-85. 2014
2014 Trends and future challenges in sampling the deep terrestrial biosphere.Frontiers in Microbiology.  5:481. 2014
2013 Suggested reporting parameters for investigations of wastewater from unconventional shale gas extraction.Environmental Science & Technology.  47:13220-13221. 2013
2011 Subsurface characterization of groundwater contaminated by landfill leachate using microbial community profile data and a nonparametric decision-making processWater Resources Research.  47. 2011
2010 Enhanced detection of groundwater contamination from a leaking waste disposal site by microbial community profilesWater Resources Research.  46. 2010
2010 Analysis of biostimulated microbial communities from two field experiments reveals temporal and spatial differences in proteome profiles.Environmental Science & Technology.  44:8897-8903. 2010
2010 Expression of acetate permease-like (apl ) genes in subsurface communities of Geobacter species under fluctuating acetate concentrations.FEMS Microbiology Ecology.  73:441-449. 2010
2010 Molecular analysis of phosphate limitation in Geobacteraceae during the bioremediation of a uranium-contaminated aquifer.ISME Journal.  4:253-266. 2010
2009 Proteogenomic monitoring of Geobacter physiology during stimulated uranium bioremediation.Applied and Environmental Microbiology.  75:6591-6599. 2009
2009 Influence of heterogeneous ammonium availability on bacterial community structure and the expression of nitrogen fixation and ammonium transporter genes during in situ bioremediation of uranium-contaminated groundwater.Environmental Science & Technology.  43:4386-4392. 2009
2009 Quantifying expression of Geobacter spp. oxidative stress genes in pure culture and during in situ uranium bioremediation.ISME Journal.  3:454-465. 2009
2008 Geographic variation in nutrient availability, stoichiometry, and metal concentrations of plants and pore-water in ombrotrophic bogs in New England, USAWetlands.  28:827-840. 2008
2006 The comparison of four dynamic systems-based software packages: Translation and sensitivity analysisEnvironmental Modelling and Software.  21:1491-1502. 2006
2006 Comparison of bacterial communities in New England Sphagnum bogs using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP).Microbial Ecology.  52:34-44. 2006
2005 A multivariate statistical approach to spatial representation of groundwater contamination using hydrochemistry and microbial community profiles.Environmental Science & Technology.  39:7551-7559. 2005
2005 Hydrology and geostatistics of a Vermont, USA kettlehole peatlandJournal of Hydrology.  301:250-266. 2005

Conference Paper

Year Title
2013 Biodegradation of hydraulic fracturing fluids in sediment microcosmsACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 2013
2013 Molecular characterization of freshwater dissolved organic matter and preferential utilization by aquifer microbial communitiesACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 2013
2013 Biotic and abiotic arsenic release processes from ground water aquifers under methanogenic and transient redox conditionsACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 2013

Teaching Activities

  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2021
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2021
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2021
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2021
  • Senior Honors Thesis Taught course 2021
  • Spec Top/Data Analysis in CEE Taught course 2021
  • Environmntl Pollutn & Protectn Taught course 2020
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2020
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2020
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2020
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2020
  • Senior Honors Thesis Taught course 2020
  • Spec Top/Biomed of Env Contam Taught course 2020
  • Environmntl Pollutn & Protectn Taught course 2019
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2019
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2019
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2019
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2019
  • Spc Top/Data Analysis CEE Taught course 2019
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • Environmental Eng Microbiology Taught course 2018
  • Spec Top/Biomed of Env Contam Taught course 2018
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    Full Name

  • Paula Mouser