Ongoing Projects

Isotopic investigation of mineral-bound organic carbon stability
Collaborators: Dinesh Adhikari, Dawit Wordofa, and Yu Yang

Chronological relationships between microbial community and aboveground plant community diversity in W. S. Cooper’s succession sites in Glacier Bay National Park
Collaborators: Sarah Bisbing, Brian Buma, Sarah Castle, David Vuono, and Benjamin Sullivan

Manuscripts In Preparation

Glucose-primed soil organic carbon mineralization under an anaerobic-aerobic transition
Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Qian Zhao, Simon Poulson, Daniel Obrist, and Yu Yang

Anaerobic-aerobic transition inhibits the oxidation of organic carbon
Qian Zhao, Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Simon Poulson, and Yu Yang

The influence of Fe on C mineralization following rewetting of degraded meadow soils in the Sierra Nevadas
Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Cody Reed, Sarah Castle, and Benjamin Sullivan

In situ remobilization potential of noncrystalline U(IV) species in groundwater
Daniel Alessi, Malgorzata Stylo, Juan Lezama Pacheco, Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Kenneth Williams, Philip Long, John Bargar, and Rizlan Bernier-Latmani

Submitted Manuscripts & Book Chapters

Plant-soil relationships in a native salt desert shrubland differ from relationships in an adjacent restored agricultural field
Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Stephanie Freund, Shauna Uselman, Jay Davison, Wally Miller, Elizabeth Leger, and Benjamin Sullivan

General Techniques in Geochemistry and Microbiology
In: Analytical Geomicrobiology (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge)
Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham and Yaqi You
expected Summer 2018

Peer-Reviewed Publications

The effect of natural organic matter on the adsorption of mercury to bacterial cells
Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Bhoopesh Mishra, Satish Myneni, and Jeremy B. Fein
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, (2015) 150, 1-10

The effect of chloride on the adsorption of Hg onto three bacterial species
Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham
, Brian Farrell, Bhoopesh Mishra, Satish Myneni, and Jeremy B. Fein
Chemical Geology, (2014) 373, 106-114

Bioreduction of hydrogen uranyl phosphate: mechanisms and U(IV) products
Xue Rui, Man Jae Kwon, Edward O’Loughlin, Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Jeremy B. Fein, Bruce A. Bunker, Kenneth Kemner, and Maxim Boyanov
Environmental Science & Technology, (2013) 47, 5668-5678

The effects of non-metabolizing bacterial cells on the precipitation of U, Pb and Ca phosphates
Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Xue Rui, Bruce A. Bunker, Nicolas Menguy, Roland Hellmann, and Jeremy B. Fein
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, (2011) 75, 2828-2847