Ongoing Projects

Refining and testing methods for identifying and quantifying gaseous oxidized mercury in air
Collaborators: Addie Luippold, Matthieu Miller, Seth Lyman, and Mae Gustin

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
Authors: Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Qian Zhao, Simon Poulson, Daniel Obrist, and Yu Yang

Aerobic microbial respiration of mineral-bound organic carbon: bioavailability and priming effect
Authors: Dinesh Adhikari, Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Dawit Wordofa, Simon Poulson, Eric Roden, and Yu Yang; In preparation

Anaerobic-aerobic transition inhibits the oxidation of organic carbon
Authors: 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
Authors: Sarrah M. Dunham-Cheatham, Cody Reed, Sarah Castle, and Benjamin Sullivan

In situ remobilization potential of noncrystalline U(IV) species in groundwater
Authors: 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 field
Authors: 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)
Authors: 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
Authors: 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
Authors: 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
Authors: 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
Authors: 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