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to the continued refinement of our models for the transport of colloid-bound contaminants
through vadose-zone environments at DOE sites.
Box 1. Peer-reviewed papers attributed to EMSP grants: published, in review, and in
DeNovio, N.M., J.E. Saiers, and J.N. Ryan, 2004. Colloid movement in unsaturated porous media: Recent advances and future
directions. Vadose Zone Journal, 3: 338-351.
Gao, B., J.E. Saiers, and J.N. Ryan, 2004. Deposition and mobilization of clay colloids in unsaturated porous media. Water
Resources Research, 40(8), W08602, doi: 10.1029/2004WR003189.
Saiers, J.E., G.M. Hornberger, D.B. Gower, and J.S. Herman, 2003. The role of moving air-water interfaces in colloid
mobilization within the vadose zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 30(21), 2083, doi: 10.1029/2003GL018418.
DeNovio, N.M. and J.N. Ryan, in review. Using particle size to evaluate particle mobilization mechanisms in unsaturated sand
columns during simulated rainfall. Submitted to Environmental Science & Technology.
Gao, B., J.E. Saiers, and J.N. Ryan, in review. Pore-scale mechanisms of colloid deposition and mobilization during steady
and transient flow through unsaturated granular media. Submitted to Water Resources Research.
DeNovio, N.M., J.N. Ryan, J.E. Saiers, and J.F Ranville, in review. Mobilization of metals associated with colloids and
organic matter by simulated rainfall in intact cores of a metal-contaminated soil. Submitted to Environmental Science
DeNovio, N.M., J.N. Ryan, and J.E. Saiers, in preparation. Mobilization of colloids and organic matter by simulated rainfall in
intact cores of a metal-contaminated soil. Planned submission to Water Resources Research in July, 2005.
Saiers, J.E., B. Gao, and J.N. Ryan, in preparation. How do mineral-grain shape and surface roughness influence colloid-
filtration rates? Planned submission to Geophysical Research Letters in July 2005.
Turner, N., J.N. Ryan, and J.E. Saiers, in preparation. Kinetics of cesium and strontium desorption from clay mineral colloids
in a saturated quartz porous medium. Planned submission to Environmental Science & Technology in September, 2005.
Box 2. Presentations of research attributed to EMSP grants.
Gao, B. and J.E. Saiers, 2004. Influence of pH on deposition and mobilization of clay colloids in unsaturated porous media.
Proceedings of the 78h ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, New Haven, CT, June 20 - June 23, 2004.
Ryan, J.N. and N.M. DeNovio, 2005. Effect of simulated rainfall on the transport of metals, organic matter, and colloids in a
metal-contaminated flood plain soil. International Workshop on Colloids and Colloid-Mediated Transport of
Contaminants in Soils, Bad Herrenalb, Germany, June 19-22, 2005 (Invited).
Saiers, J.E., B. Gao, and J.N. Ryan, 2005. Colloid deposition and mobilization mechanisms in unsaturated porous media
during steady and transient flow. To be presented at the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna,
Austria, April 25 - April 29, 2005 (Invited).
Saiers, J.E., B. Gao, and J.N. Ryan, 2004a. Visualization of colloid deposition and mobilization during unsteady and steady
porewater flow through unsaturated porous media. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco,
CA, December 13 - December 17, 2004 (Invited).
Saiers, J.E., J.J. Lenhart, and B. Gao, 2004b. Colloid mobilization, transport, and deposition in unsaturated porous media.
Proceedings of the 227'h ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 28-April 1, 2004 (Invited).
Turner, N.B., J.N. Ryan, and J.E. Saiers, 2005. Effect of cation desorption kinetics on the colloid-facilitated transport of
cesium and strontium. Proceedings of the 229'h ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2005.
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