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Journal articles

Ma J; Zhang Y; Collins RN; Tsarev S; Aoyagi N; Kinsela AS; Jones AM; Waite TD, 2019, 'Flow-Electrode CDI Removes the Uncharged Ca-UO2-CO3 Ternary Complex from Brackish Potable Groundwater: Complex Dissociation, Transport, and Sorption', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 53, pp. 2739 - 2747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b07157

Collins R; Mikkonen H; van de Graaff R; Dasika R; Wallis C; Howard D; Reichman S, 2018, 'Immobilisation of geogenic arsenic and vanadium in iron-rich sediments and iron stone deposits', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 654, pp. 1072 - 1081, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.427

Bae S; Collins R; Waite D; Hanna K, 2018, 'Advances in Surface Passivation of Nanoscale Zerovalent Iron: A Critical Review', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 52, pp. 12010 - 12025, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b01734

Xiao W; Jones AM; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2018, 'Investigating the effect of ascorbate on the Fe(II)-catalyzed transformation of the poorly crystalline iron mineral ferrihydrite', Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects, vol. 1862, pp. 1760 - 1769, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagen.2018.05.005

He C; He D; Collins RN; Garg S; Mu Y; Waite TD, 2018, 'Effects of Good's Buffers and pH on the Structural Transformation of Zero Valent Iron and the Oxidative Degradation of Contaminants', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 52, pp. 1393 - 1403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b04030

Xiao W; Jones AM; Li X; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2018, 'Effect of Shewanella oneidensis on the Kinetics of Fe(II)-Catalyzed Transformation of Ferrihydrite to Crystalline Iron Oxides', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 52, pp. 114 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b05098

Jones AM; Murphy C; waite D; Collins RN, 2017, 'Fe(II) interactions with smectites: temporal changes in redox reactivity and the formation of green rust', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 51, pp. 12573 - 12582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b01793

Jones AM; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2017, 'Redox characterization of the Fe(II)-catalyzed transformation of ferrihydrite to goethite', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 218, pp. 257 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.09.024

Collins RN; Rosso KM, 2017, 'Mechanisms and Rates of U(VI) Reduction by Fe(II) in Homogeneous Aqueous Solution and the Role of U(V) Disproportionation', Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 121, pp. 6603 - 6613, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.7b05965

Xiao W; Jones AM; Collins RN; Bligh MW; Waite TD, 2017, 'Use of fourier transform infrared spectroscopy to examine the Fe(II)-Catalyzed transformation of ferrihydrite', Talanta, vol. 175, pp. 30 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2017.07.018

Tsarev S; Collins RN; Ilton ES; Fahy A; Waite TD, 2017, 'The short-term reduction of uranium by nanoscale zero-valent iron (nZVI): Role of oxide shell, reduction mechanism and the formation of U(v)-carbonate phases', Environmental Science: Nano, vol. 4, pp. 1304 - 1313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7en00024c

Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Neilan BA; Waite TD, 2017, 'Uranium extraction from a low-grade, stockpiled, non-sulfidic ore: Impact of added iron and the native microbial consortia', Hydrometallurgy, vol. 167, pp. 81 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hydromet.2016.11.002

Kinsela AS; Jones AM; Bligh MW; Pham AN; Collins RN; Harrison JJ; Wilsher KL; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2016, 'Influence of Dissolved Silicate on Rates of Fe(II) Oxidation', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, pp. 11663 - 11671, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b03015

Ma J; He D; Collins RN; He C; Waite TD, 2016, 'The tortoise versus the hare - Possible advantages of microparticulate zerovalent iron (mZVI) over nanoparticulate zerovalent iron (nZVI) in aerobic degradation of contaminants', Water Research, vol. 105, pp. 331 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2016.09.012

Collins RN; Ikeda_Ohno A; Shahin LM; Howard DL; Payne TE; Johansen MP, 2016, 'Fate of plutonium at a former nuclear testing site in Australia', Environmental Science and Technology (Washington), vol. 50, pp. 9098 - 9104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b01864

Jones AM; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2016, 'The reduction of 4-chloronitrobenzene by Fe(II)-Fe(III) oxide systems - correlations with reduction potential and inhibition by silicate', Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 320, pp. 143 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.08.031

Tsarev S; Waite TD; Collins RN, 2016, 'Uranium Reduction by Fe(II) in the Presence of Montmorillonite and Nontronite', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, pp. 8223 - 8230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b02000

He D; Ma J; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2016, 'Effect of Structural Transformation of Nanoparticulate Zero-Valent Iron on Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, pp. 3820 - 3828, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b04988

Collins RN; Yvanes-Giuliani YAM; Rose J; Fink D; Waite , 2016, 'Isotopically exchangeable Al in coastal lowland acid sulfate soils', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 542, pp. 129 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.10.051

Tsarev S; Collins RN; Fahy A; Waite TD, 2016, 'Reduced Uranium Phases Produced from Anaerobic Reaction with Nanoscale Zerovalent Iron', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, pp. 2595 - 2601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b06160

Collins RN; Rosso KM; Rose AL; Glover CJ; David Waite T, 2016, 'An in situ XAS study of ferric iron hydrolysis and precipitation in the presence of perchlorate, nitrate, chloride and sulfate', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 177, pp. 150 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.01.021

Jones AM; Xue Y; Kinsela AS; Wilcken KM; Collins RN, 2016, 'Donnan membrane speciation of Al, Fe, trace metals and REEs in coastal lowland acid sulfate soil-impacted drainage waters', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 547, pp. 104 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.024

Woodhouse JN; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Bowling LC; Honeyman GL; Holliday JK; Neilan BA, 2016, 'Microbial communities reflect temporal changes in cyanobacterial composition in a shallow ephemeral freshwater lake', ISME Journal, vol. 10, pp. 1337 - 1351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2015.218

Collins RN; jones AM; waite ; He D; Ma X, 2015, 'Reductive Reactivity of Borohydride- and Dithionite-synthesized Iron-based Nanoparticles: A Comparative Study', Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 303, pp. 101 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.10.009

Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Neilan BA; Aoyagi N; Waite TD, 2015, 'Uranium Binding Mechanisms of the Acid-Tolerant Fungus Coniochaeta fodinicola', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 49, pp. 8487 - 8496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b01342

Jones AM; Griffin PJ; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2015, 'Corrigendum to "Ferrous iron oxidation under acidic conditions - The effect of ferric oxide surfaces" [Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 140 (2014) 1-12]', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 156, pp. 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.03.001

Clark MW; Payne TE; Harrison JJ; Comarmond MJ; Collins RN; Reichelt-Brushett AJ, 2015, 'Reversibility of uranium and thorium binding on a modified bauxite refinery residue: The effects of aging temperature', Applied Geochemistry, vol. 53, pp. 79 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2014.12.011

Vázquez-Campos X; Kinsela AS; Waite TD; Collins RN; Neilan BA, 2014, 'Fodinomyces uranophilus gen. nov. sp. nov. and Coniochaeta fodinicola sp. nov., two uranium mine-inhabiting Ascomycota fungi from northern Australia', Mycologia, vol. 106, pp. 1073 - 1089, http://dx.doi.org/10.3852/14-013

Jones AM; Griffin PJ; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2014, 'Ferrous iron oxidation under acidic conditions - The effect of ferric oxide surfaces', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 145, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.09.020

Boland D; Collins RN; Glover C; Payne T; Waite TD, 2014, 'Reduction of U(VI) by Fe(II) during the Fe(II)-accelerated transformation of ferrihydrite', Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 48, pp. 9086 - 9093, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es501750z

Stroud JL; Low A; Collins RN; Manefield M, 2014, 'Metal(loid) bioaccessibility dictates microbial community composition in acid sulfate soil horizons and sulfidic drain sediments', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 48, pp. 8514 - 8521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es501495s

Boland DD; Collins RN; Miller CJ; Glover CJ; Waite TD, 2014, 'Effect of Solution and Solid-Phase Conditions on the Fe(II)-Accelerated Transformation of Ferrihydrite to Lepidocrocite and Goethite', Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 48, pp. 5477 - 5485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es4043275

Stroud JL; Collins RN, 2014, 'Improved detection of coastal acid sulfate soil hotspots through biomonitoring of metal(loid) accumulation in water lilies (Nymphaea capensis)', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 487, pp. 500 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.051

Yvanes-Giuliani YAM; Waite TD; Collins RN, 2014, 'Exchangeable and secondary mineral reactive pools of aluminium in coastal lowland acid sulfate soils', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 485-486, pp. 232 - 240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.064

Gräfe M; Donner E; Collins RN; Lombi E, 2014, 'Speciation of metal(loid)s in environmental samples by X-ray absorption spectroscopy: A critical review', Analytica Chimica Acta, vol. 822, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2014.02.044

Rose AL; Bligh MW; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2014, 'Resolving early stages of homogeneous iron(III) oxyhydroxide formation from iron(III) nitrate solutions at pH 3 using time-resolved SAXS', Langmuir, vol. 30, pp. 3548 - 3556, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la404712r

Collins RN; Clark MW; Payne TE, 2014, 'Solid phases responsible for MnII, CrIII, CoII, Ni, CuII and Zn immobilization by a modified bauxite refinery residue (red mud) at pH 7.5', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 236, pp. 419 - 429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2013.09.101

Likosova EM; Collins RN; Keller J; Freguia S, 2013, 'Anodic reactivity of ferrous sulfide precipitates changing over time due to particulate speciation', Environmental Science and Technology (Washington), vol. 47, pp. 12366 - 12373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es402967e

Boland DD; Collins RN; Glover CJ; David Waite T, 2013, 'An in situ quick-EXAFS and redox potential study of the Fe(II)-catalysed transformation of ferrihydrite', Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 435, pp. 2 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2013.02.009

Comarmond J; Payne TE; Collins RN; Palmer G; Lumpkin G; Angove M, 2012, 'Inhibition of uranium(VI) sorption on titanium dioxide by surface iron(III) species in ferric oxide/titanium dioxide systems', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 46, pp. 11128 - 11134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es302574j

Kinsela AS; Jones AM; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2012, 'The impacts of low-cost treatment options upon scale formation potential in remote communities reliant on hard groundwaters. A case study: Northern Territory, Australia', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 416, pp. 22 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.12.005

Boland DD; Collins RN; Glover C; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2011, 'Effect of amorphous Fe(III) oxide transformation on the Fe(II)-mediated reduction of U(VI)', Environmental Science and Technology (Washington), vol. 45, pp. 1327 - 1333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es101848a

Collins RN; Saito T; Aoyagi N; Payne TE; Kimura T; Waite TD, 2011, 'Applications of time-resolved laser fluorescence spectroscopy to the environmental biogeochemistry of actinides', Journal of Environmental Quality, vol. 40, pp. 731 - 741, http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2010.0166

Collins RN; Kinsela AS, 2011, 'Pedogenic Factors and Measurements of the Plant Uptake of Cobalt', Plant and Soil, vol. 339, pp. 499 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-010-0584-y

Hughes C; Cendon DI; Harrison JJ; Hankin S; Johansen MP; Payne TE; Vine M; Collins RN; Hoffmann EL; Loosz T, 2011, 'Movement of a tritium plume in shallow groundwater at a legacy low-level radioactive waste disposal site in eastern Australia', Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, vol. 102, pp. 943 - 952, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad.2010.05.009

Jones AM; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2011, 'Mineral species control of aluminum solubility in sulfate-rich acidic waters', Geochimica et Cosmochimica ACTA, vol. 75, pp. 965 - 977, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2010.12.001

Kinsela AS; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2011, 'Speciation and transport of arsenic in an acid sulfate soil-dominated catchment, eastern Australia', Chemosphere, vol. 82, pp. 879 - 887, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.10.056

Collins RN; Bakkaus E; Carriere M; Khodja H; Proux O; Morel J; Gouget B, 2010, 'Uptake, Localization, and Speciation of Cobalt in Triticum aestivum L. (Wheat) and Lycopersicon esculentum M. (Tomato)', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 44, pp. 2904 - 2910, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es903485h

Fernando DR; Mizuno T; Woodrow IE; Baker AJ; Collins RN, 2010, 'Characterisation of foliar Mn in Mn-(hyper)accumulators using X-ray absorption spectroscopy', New Phytologist, vol. 188, pp. 1014 - 1027, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03431.x

Kinsela AS; Tjitradjaja A; Collins RN; Waite TD; Payne TE; Macdonald BC; White I, 2010, 'Influence of calcium and silica on hydraulic properties of sodium montmorillonite assemblages under alkaline conditions', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 343, pp. 366 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2009.10.044


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