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Pedro Alvarez

Selected Publications


Dept. of Civil & Environmental Eng. ♦ Rice University

Houston, TX 77251-1892

Tel: (713) 348-5903 ♦ FAX: (713) 348-5203

E-mail: alvarez@rice.edu

Selected Publications

A. Textbooks, Conference and Other Books

1. Alvarez P.J.J. and W. Illman (2006). Bioremediation and Natural Attenuation of Groundwater Contaminants: Process Fundamentals and Mathematical Models. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN No. 0-471-65043-9. 608 pages.

2. Alvarez P.J.J and E. Guevara (2003). Biorremediación y Atenuación Natural de Acuíferos Contaminados por Sustancias Químicas Peligrosas. Consejo del Desarrollo Científico y Humanístico, Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Venezuela. ISBN No.980-233-360-3.

3. Kalogerakis N., E. Psillakis and P.J.J. Alvarez (editors) (2005). Recent Advances in Bioremediation: a special issue. Environment International. 31 (2) 147-312.

4. Leeson, A., B.C. Alleman, P.J. Alvarez, and V.S. Magar (editors) (2001). Bioaugmentation, Biobarriers, and Biogeochemistry. Proceedings of the Sixth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium, Vol 6(9). Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 2001.

5. Loucks D.P., P.J. Alvarez, M.J. Baedecker, J.W. Boyd, R.A. Conway, J.W. Day, C.T Driscoll, T.R. Fountain, E.H.. Herricks, R.J.. Huggett, T.K. Kratz, J.M. Lauria, J.L. Meyer, T.O. Najarian, C.R. O’melia, S.D. Parker, and D.K. Weir (2006). CLEANER and NSF’s Environmental Observatories. National Research Council of the Academies. National Academy Press. ISBN No.0-309-10229-4.

B. Peer Reviewed Publications

1. Hotze M., A.R. Badireiddy, S. Chelam, P.J.J.Alvarez and M. Wiesner (2007). Toxicity of fullerol nanoparticles to bacteriophages. Environ. Sci. Technol. (Submitted)

2. Brunet L., D.Y Lyon., K. Zodrow, J-C Rouch, B. Caussat, P.Serp, J-C Remigy, M.R Wiesner, P.J.J.Alvarez (2007). Properties of membranes containing semi-dispersed carbon nanotubes Environ. Engrg. Sci. (Submitted).

3. Dominguez R., M.L.B. da Silva, T.M. McGuire, D.A. Adamson, C.J. Newell, B.S. Yare and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2007). Source zone bioremediation of chlorobenzene DNAPLs: performance assessment using real time quantitative polymerase chain reaction. Wat. Res. (in preparation).

4. Sawvel R. A., B. Kim and P J.J. Alvarez (2007). Removal of volatile organic compounds at extreme shock-loading using a scaled-up pilot rotating drum biofilter. J.AWMA. (In preparation).

5. Illman W. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2007). Performance assessment of bioremediation and natural attenuation. Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol. (In press).

6. Rentz J.A., P.J.J. Alvarez, and J. L. Schnoor (2007). Salicylate induced benzo[a]pyrene co-metabolism by Sphingomonas yanoikuyae JAR02. Environmental Pollution (In press)

7. Fang* J., D.Y. Lyon, M Wiesner, J. Dong and P.J.J. Alvarez (2007). Effect of a fullerene water suspension on bacterial phospholipids and membrane phase behavior. Environ. Sci. Technol. (in press).

8. Xiaoshan Zhu, Lin Zhu, Yan Li, Zhenghua Duan, Wei Chen and Pedro J. Alvarez (2007). Developmental Toxicity in Zebrafish Embryos After Exposure to Manufactured Nanomaterials: Buckminsterfullerene Aggregates (nC60) and Fullerol. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. (In press).

9. Da Silva M.L.B., R.L.. Johnson, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2007). Microbial characterization of a subsurface undergoing treatment with a permeable reactive iron barrier. Environ. Engrg. Sci. (In press).

10. Lyon, D.Y., A. Thill, J. Rose, and P J.J. Alvarez (2007). Ecotoxicological Impacts of Nanomaterials. In: Wiesner M. and Bottero J-Y (eds.). Environmental Nanotechnology. McGraw Hill. (In press).

11. Cápiro N.L, B. P. Stafford, W.G. Rixey, P.B. Bedient, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2007). Fuel-Grade Ethanol Transport at the Water Table Interface in a Pilot-Scale Aquifer Tank. Water Research. 41(3):656-664.

12. Da Silva M.L.B. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2007). Quantification of Anaerobic Benzene Degraders Using Real-Time PCR. Environ. Microbiol. 9 (1): 72-80.

13. O. Nut M., K. N. Heck, P.J.J. Alvarez, and M. S. Wong* (2006). Improved Pd-on-Au Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Aqueous-phase Trichloroethene Hydrodechlorination. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 69:115-125.

14. Da Silva M.L.B., R.C. Daprato, D.E. Gomez, J.B. Hughes, C.H. Ward, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Comparison of Bioaugmentation and Biostimulation for the Enhancement of DNAPL Source Zone Bioremediation. Water Environment Research. 78 (13): 2456-2465.

15. Melendez-Estrada J., M.A. Amezcua-Allieri, P.J.J. Alvarez and R. Rodriguez-Vazquez (2006). Phenanthrene removal by Penicillium frquentans grown on a solid state culture: effect of oxygen concentration. Environmental Technology: 27: (10): 1073-1080.

16. Alvarez P.J.J. (2006). Nanotechnology in the environment – the good, the bad and the ugly. ASCE. J. Environ. Engrg. (editorial). 132(10)1233.

17. Wiesner* M. R., G. V. Lowry, P.J.J. Alvarez, D. Dionysiou, and P. Biswas (2006). Assessing the risks of manufactured nanomaterials. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40 (14):4337-4445.

18. Lyon* D. Y., L. K. Adams, J. C. Falkner, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Antibacterial Activity of Fullerene Water Suspensions: Effect of Preparation Method and Particle Size. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40 (14):4360-4366.

19. Adams* L.K. D. Y. Lyon and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Comparative Toxicity of Nano-Scale TiO2, SiO2 and ZnO Water Suspensions. Wat. Res. 40(19):3527-3532.

20. Rysz M. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Transport of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Resistance Carrying Plasmids through Porous Media. Wat. Sci. Technol. 164(11):363-370.

21. Da Silva M.L.B., Kamath R., and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Effect of simulated rhizodeposition on the relative abundance of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon catabolic genes in a contaminated soil. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25(2): 386–391.

22. Vazquez-Morilla A., M, Vaca-Mier and P.J.J. Alvarez (2006). Biological activation of ferric oxide for reduction of hexavalent chromium in presence of different anions. Eur. J. Soil Biol. 42:99-106.

23. Kamath R., J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2005). A model for the effect of simulated rhizodeposition on the fate of phenanthrene in aged contaminated soils. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39:9669-9675.

24. De Grey* A.D.N.J., P.J.J. Alvarez, R.O. Brady, A.M. Cuervo, J. Jerome, P.L. McCarty, R.A. Nixon, B.E. Rittmann, J.R. Sparrow (2005). Medical bioremediation: prospects for the application of microbial catabolic diversity to several major age-related diseases Ageing Research Reviews. 4:315-338.

25. Da Silva M.L.B., G.M. Ruiz-Aguilar, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2005). Enhanced anaerobic biodegradation of BTEX-ethanol mixtures in aquifer columns amended with sulfate, chelated ferric iron or nitrate. Biodegradation 16: 105-114.

26. Shrout J., P. Larese-Casanova,, M.M. Scherer, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2005). Sustained and complete hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) degradation in zero-valent iron simulated barriers under different microbial conditions. Environmental Pollution 12: 1115-1126.

27. Rentz J.A., P.J.J. Alvarez, and J. L. Schnoor (2005). Benzo[a]pyrene co-metabolism in the presence of plant root extracts and exudates: Implications for phytoremediation. Environmental Pollution 136:477-484.

28. Da Silva M.L.B. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Enhanced anaerobic biodegradation of BTEX-ethanol mixtures in bioaugmented aquifer columns. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70(8):4720-4726.

29. Sherburne L.A, J.D. Shrout, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) degradation by Acetobacterium paludosum. Biodegradation 3:1-9.

30. Meléndez-Estrada J., M. A. Amezcua-Allieri, P.J.J. Alvarez and R. Rodríguez-Vázquez (2004). Phenanthrene removal by Penicillium frequentans grown on a solid-state culture: effect of oxygen concentration. Environmental Technology (In press).

31. Rysz M. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Amplification and Attenuation of Tetracycline Resistance in Soil Bacteria: Aquifer Column Experiments. Wat. Res. 38: 3705-3712.

32. Kamath R., J. Rentz, J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon-cobtaminated soils: principles and applications. In: R. Vazquez-Duhalt and R. Quintero-Ramirez (Eds.). Petroleum Biotechnology, 151. Elsevier, ISBN: 0-444-51699-9.

33. Kamath R., J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Effect of root-derived substrates on the expression of nah-lux genes in Pseudomonas fluorescens HK44 implications for PAH biodegradation in the rhizosphere. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38:1740-1745.

34. Lovanh N. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2004). Effect of ethanol, acetate, and phenol on toluene degradation activity and tod-lux expression in Pseudomonas putida TOD102: an evaluation of the metabolic flux dilution model. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 86(7):801-808.

35. Oh B-T and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). Removal of explosives using an integrated Fe0-microbial treatment in flow-through columns. Bull. Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 73:1-8.

36. Rentz J.A., P.J.J. Alvarez, and J.L. Schnoor (2004). Repression of Pseudomonas putida phenanthrene degrading activity by plant root extracts. Environmental Microbiology 6(6): 574-583.

37. Fang* J., N. Lovanh, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2004). The Use of Isotopic and Lipid Analysis Techniques linking Toluene Degradation to Specific Microorganisms: Applications and Limitations. Wat. Res. 38:2529-2536.

38. Ginner J.L., P.J.J. Alvarez, S.L. Smith, and M.M. Scherer (2004). Nitrate and Nitrite Reduction by Fe0: Influence of Mass Transport, temperature, pH, and Denitrifying Microbes. Environ. Eng. Sci. 21(2): 219-229.

39. Gaddi M., T. Sexton, M. Muste, V.C. Patel, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2003). International Perspectives in Water Resources Management: The Paraná River Watershed. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, v2n3:435-439.

40. Fernandez-Sanchez J.M., Sawvel E.J., and Alvarez P.J.J. (2003). Effect of Fe0 quantity on microbial processes that enhance the efficacy of permeable reactive barriers. Chemosphere. 54 (7): 923-829.

41. Ruiz-Aguilar G.M, K. O’Reilley, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2002). A comparison of benzene and toluene plumes for sites contaminated with regular versus ethanol-amended gasoline. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. 23(1):48-53.

42. Adriaens P., P.J.J. Alvarez, L. Bastiaans, L. Diels, D. Major, Z. Filip, and D. Springael (2002). Biodegradation and Bioremediation – Principles and Applications. In: D. Reible and K. Demnerova (eds.). Innovative Approaches to On-Site Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sites. NATO Science Series, IV. Earth and Environmental Sci., Vol. 15, pp. 67-113., Kluwer Academic Publisher.

43. Rentz J.A., B. Chapman, P.J.J. Alvarez, and J.L. Schnoor (2002). Stimulation of hybrid poplar growth in petroleum contaminated soils through oxygen addition and soil nutrient amendments. Int. J. Phytoremediation 4(1) 57-62.

44. Oh B-T and P.J.J. Alvarez (2002). Hexahydro-1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-Triazine (RDX) degradation in biologically active iron columns. Water, Air Soil and Soil Pollution 141 (1-4): 325-335.

45. Ruiz-Aguilar G.M, J. M. Fernandez-Sanchez, S. R. Kane, D. Kim and P.J.J. Alvarez (2002). Effect of ethanol and methyl-tert-butyl ether on monoaromatic hydrocarbon biodegradation: response variability for different aquifer materials under various electron-accepting conditions. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 21(12):2631-2639.

46. Beller H. R., S. R. Kane T.C. C. Legler, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2002). A novel real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method for monitoring anaerobic, hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36(18):3977-3984.

47. Da Silva M.L. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2002). Effects of ethanol versus MTBE on BTEX migration and natural attenuation in aquifer columns. ASCE J. Env. Engrg. 128(9):862-867.

48. Deeb* R. A., J. O. Sharp, A. Stocking, S. McDonald, K. A. West, M. Laugier, P. J. J. Alvarez, M. C. Kavanaugh and L. Alvarez-Cohen (2002). Impact of Ethanol on Benzene Plume Lengths: Microbial and Modeling Studies. ASCE J. Env. Engrg. 128(9):868-875.

49. Lovanh N., C.S. Hunt, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2002). Effect of ethanol on BTEX degradation kinetics: continuous culture experiments. Wat. Res. 36:3739-3746.

50. Gandhi S., B.-T. Oh, J. L. Schnoor, P. J. J. Alvarez. 2002. Degradation of TCE, Cr(VI), sulfate, and nitrate mixtures by granular iron in flow-through columns under different microbial conditions. Water Res. 36(8): 1973-1982.

51. Oh B-T, C.L. Just, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2001). Hexahydro-1,3,5-Trinitro-1,3,5-Triazine (RDX) mineralization by zero-valent iron and mixed anaerobic cultures. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35(21):4341-4346

52. Kelley S.L., E.W. Aitchison, J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2001). Biodegradation of 1,4-dioxane in planted and unplanted soil: effect of bioaugmentation with Amycolata sp. CB1190. Water Research. 35(16):3791-3800.

53. Fernandez-Sanchez J.M, R. Rodriguez-Vazquez, G. Ruiz-Aguilar, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2001). PCB biodegradation in aged contaminated soil: interactions between exogenous Phanerochaete chrysosporium and indigenous microorganisms. J. Environ. Sci. Health A36(7):1145-1162.

54. Powers S.E., D.W. Rice, B. Dooher, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2001). Replacing MTBE with ethanol as a gasoline oxygenate – How may groundwater resources be impacted? Environ. Sci. Technol. 35(1):24A-30A.

55. Powers S.E., C.S. Hunt, S.E. Heermann, H.X. Corseuil, D. Rice, and P.J.J Alvarez (2001). The transport and fate of ethanol and BTEX in groundwater contaminated by gasohol. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 31(1):79-123.

56. Egli K., U. Fanger, P.J.J. Alvarez, H. Siegrist, J.R. van der Meer, and A.J.B. Zehnder (2001). Enrichment and characterization of a new anammox-bacterium from a rotating biological contactor treating ammonium-rich leachate. Archives of Microbiology. 175(3): 198-207.

57. Vaca-Mier* M., R. Gehr, B.E. Jimenez-Cisneros, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2001). Heavy metal removal with Mexican clinoptilolite: multi-component ionic exchange. Wat. Res. 35:373-378.

58. Costura R.K. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000). Expression and longevity of toluene dioxygenase in Pseudomonas putida F1 grown at different dissolved oxygen concentrations. Wat. Res..34: 3014-3018.

59. Dejournett T. and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000) Combined microbial-Fe(0) system to remove nitrate from contaminated groundwater. Bioremediation Journal 4:149-154.

60. Fang J., M. Barcelona and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000). Phospholipids compositional changes of five pseudomonad archetypes grown with and without toluene Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 54: 382-389.

61. Fang* J., M. Barcelona and P.J Alvarez (2000). A direct comparison between fatty acid analysis and intact phospholipid profiling for microbial identification. Org. Geochem. 31: 881-887.

62. Wildman M. J. and P.J.J. Alvarez* (2001). RDX degradation using an integrated Fe(0)-microbial treatment approach. Water Science and Technology 43(2): 25-33.

63. Fang J., M. Barcelona and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000) Phospholipids of five pseudomonad archetypes for different toluene degradation pathways. Bioremediation Journal 4(3):181-185.

64. Rojas-Avelizapa N.G., R. Rodríguez-Vázquez, S. Saval- Bohorquez, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000). Effect of C/N/P ratio and nonionic surfactants on polychlorinated biphenyls biodegradation. World Journal of Microbiology 16(4):319-324.

65. Mathew J. Wildman, Byung Taek Oh, Andrew Hawkins, and Pedro J.J. Alvarez (2000). RDX Degradation in Combined ZVI-Microbial Systems. In: G.B. Wickamayake, A.R. Gavaskar, and A.S.C. Chen (eds.). Chemical Oxidation and Reactive Barriers. Monterey, CA, May 22-25, 2000. Battelle Press 2(6) 229-346.

66. Scherer M.M., S. Richter R.L. Valentine, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000). Chemistry and microbiology of permeable reactive barriers for in situ groundwater cleanup. Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol. 30:363-411.

67. Aitchison E., S. Kelley, J.L. Schnoor*, and P.J.J. Alvarez (2000). Phytoremediation of 1,4-dioxane by hybrid poplar trees. Water Environment Research. 72: 313-321.

68. Gülensoy N. and P.J.J. Alvarez (1999). Diversity and correlation of aromatic hydrocarbon biodegradation capabilities. Biodegradation. 10:331-340.

69. Kelley S., E. Aitchison, J. Schnoor, and P.J. Alvarez (1999). Bioagumentation of poplar roots with Amycolata sp. CB1190 to enhance phytoremediation of 1,4-dioxane; In: B.C. Alleman and A. Leeson (eds.), In Situ and Onsite Bioremediation, Battelle Press, 5(6): 139-144.

70. Dejournett T. and P.J.J. Alvarez (1999) Combined Microbial-Fe(0) System to Treat Nitrate-Contaminated Groundwater; In: B.C. Alleman and A. L. Leeson (eds.), In Situ and Onsite Bioremediation, Battelle Press, 5(4): 79-84.

71. Fang J., M. Barcelona and P.J.J. Alvarez (1999) Phospholipids of Five Pseudomonad Archetypes for Different Toluene Degradation Pathways. In: B.C. Alleman and A. L. Leeson (eds.), In Situ and Onsite Bioremediation, Battelle Press, 5(1): 171-176.

72. Alvarez* P.J.J., R.C. Heathcote, and S.E. Powers (1998). Caution against interpreting gasoline release dates based on BTEX ratios in ground water. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. Fall, 69-76.

73. Till B.A., L.J. Weathers, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1998). Fe(0)-supported autotrophic denitrification. Environmental Science and Technology 32(5) 634-639.

74. Alvarez P.J., L.. Cronkhite, and C. Hunt (1998). Use of benzoate to establish reactive buffer zones for enhanced attenuation of BTX migration. Environ, Sci. Technol. 32(4) 509-515.

75. Corseuil H.X., C.S. Hunt, R. dos Santos Ferreira, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1998). The influence of the gasoline oxygenate ethanol on aerobic and anaerobic BTX biodegradation. Wat. Res. 32(7) 2065-2072.

76. Jordahl J.L., L. Foster, J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1997). Effect of poplar trees (Populus spp.) on microbial populations important to hazardous waste bioremediation. Environ. Tox. and Chem. 16(6):1318-1321.

77. Weathers* L.J., G.F. Parkin, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1997). Utilization of cathodic hydrogen as electron donor for chloroform cometabolism by a mixed methanogenic culture. Environ. Sci. Technol. 31 (3), 880 -885.

78. Kovacs P.E., P.J.J. Alvarez, and R.L. Valentine (1997). The Effect of static magnetic fields on biological systems: Implications for enhanced biodegradation. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 27(4), 319-382.

79. Schnabel W.E., A.C. Dietz, J.G. Burken, J.L. Schnoor, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1997). Uptake and transformation of TCE by edible garden plants. Water Research, 31 (4) 816-824.

80. Hunt, C.S, dos Santos Ferreira, R., Corseuil, H.X. and Alvarez, P.J.J. (1997). Effect of Ethanol on Aerobic BTX Degradation; In: B.C. Alleman and A. L. Leeson (eds.), In Situ and Onsite Bioremediation, Battelle Press, 4 (1): 49-54.

81. Till B.A., L.J. Weathers, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1997) Fe0-Based bioremediation of nitrate contaminated waters; In: B.C. Alleman and A. L. Leeson (eds.), In Situ and Onsite Bioremediation, Battelle Press, 4 (3): 367-372.

82. Alvarez, P.J.J. (1996). Caution against the inappropriate use of analytical fate and transport models to estimate the age and risk of petroleum product releases. Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. Spring, 72-76.

83. Vermace M.E., R.F. Christensen, G.F. Parkin, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1996). Relationship between the concentration of denitrifiers and Pseudomonas spp. in soil: Implications for BTX bioremediation. Water Research. 30 (12) 3139-3145

84. Miller* C.M., R.L. Valentine, M. Roehl, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1996). Chemical and microbiological assessment of pendimethalin contaminated soil after treatment with Fenton’s Reagent. Water Research. 30 (11) 2579-2586.

85. Corseuil H.X., J.R. Aires, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1996). Implications of the presence of ethanol on intrinsic bioremediation of BTX plumes in Brazil. Haz. Waste Haz. Mat. 13 (2): 213-221.

86. Corseuil H.X and P.J.J. Alvarez (1996). Natural bioremediation perspective for BTX contaminated groundwater in Brazil. Water Science and Technology. 34(7-8): 311-318.

87. Corseuil, H.X. and P.J.J. Alvarez (1996). Natural bioremediation of aquifer material contaminated with gasoline-ethanol mixtures. Revista de Microbilogia (Journal of the Brazilian Society for Microbiology); 27 (1): 19-26.

88. Rotert K.H., L.A. Cronkhite, and P.J.J. Alvarez* (1995). Stimulation of BTX biodegradation with benzoate. In: R.E. Hinchee, F.J. Brockman, and C. M. Vogel (eds.), Microbial Processes for Bioremediation, Battelle Press, 3 (8): 161-168.

89. Miller C.M., R.L. Valentine, M. Roehl, and P.J.J. Alvarez (1995). Chemical oxidation and toxicity reduction of pesticide contaminated soils found at agrochemical dealer sites. In: R.E. Hinchee, F.J. Brockman, and C. M. Vogel (eds.), Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Organics, Battelle Press, 3 (7): 175-181.

90. Helland B.R., P.J.J. Alvarez, and J.L. Schnoor (1995). Reductive dechlorination of carbon tetrachloride with elemental iron. Journal of Hazardous Materials; 41: 205-216.

91. Alvarez, P.J.J. and T.M. Vogel (1995). Degradation of BTEX and their aerobic metabolites by indigenous microorganisms under nitrate reducing conditions. Wat. Sci. Technol.; 31: 15-28.

92. Alvarez, P.J.J., P.J. Anid, and T.M. Vogel (1994). Kinetics of toluene degradation by denitrifying aquifer microorganisms. ASCE J. Environmental Engineering.; 120: 1327-1336.

93. Anid, P.J., P.J.J. Alvarez, and T.M. Vogel (1993). Biodegradation of monoaromatic hydrocarbons in aquifer columns amended with hydrogen peroxide and nitrate. Water Research; 27: 685-691.

94. Chen, Y.M., L.M. Abriola, P.J.J. Alvarez, P.J. Anid, and T.M. Vogel, (1992). Biodegradation and transport of benzene and toluene in sandy aquifer material: model-experiment comparisons. Water Resources Research; 28: 1833-1847.

95. Alvarez, P.J.J. and T.M. Vogel (1991). Substrate interactions of benzene, toluene and para-xylene during microbial degradation by pure cultures and mixed culture aquifer slurries. Applied and Environmental Microbiology; 57: 2981-2985.

96. Alvarez, P.J.J., P.J. Anid, and T.M. Vogel (1991). Kinetics of aerobic biodegradation of benzene and toluene in sandy aquifer material. Biodegradation; 2: 43-51.

97. Anid, P.J., P.J.J. Alvarez, L.M. Abriola, and T.M. Vogel (1990). Biodegradation of benzene, toluene, and xylenes in sandy aquifer material: microcosms and continuous flow column experiments. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 71(43): 1323.