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Tom Resch

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: P7-50
Richland, WA 99352

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  • Stegen JC, TC Johnson, JK Fredrickson, MJ Wilkins, AE Konopka, WC Nelson, EV Arntzen, WB Chrisler, RK Chu, SJ Fansler, EB Graham, DW Kennedy, CT Resch, MM Tfaily, and JM Zachara. 2018. "Influences of organic carbon speciation on hyporheic corridor biogeochemistry and microbial ecology." Nature Communications 9:Article No. 585.  doi:10.1038/s41467-018-02922-9


  • Graham EB, AR Crump, CT Resch, SJ Fansler, EV Arntzen, DW Kennedy, JK Fredrickson, and JC Stegen. 2017. "Deterministic influences exceed dispersal effects on hydrologically-connected microbiomes." Environmental Microbiology 19:1552-1567.  doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13720
  • Graham EB, MM Tfaily, AR Crump, AE Goldman, LM Bramer, EV Arntzen, EB Romero, CT Resch, DW Kennedy, and JC Stegen. 2017. "Carbon Inputs From Riparian Vegetation Limit Oxidation of Physically Bound Organic Carbon Via Biochemical and Thermodynamic Processes." Journal of Geophysical Research. Biogeosciences 122(12):3,188-3,205.  doi:10.1002/2017JG003967
  • Graham EB, MM Tfaily, AR Crump, AE Goldman, LM Bramer, EV Arntzen, EB Romero, CT Resch, DW Kennedy, and JC Stegen. 2017. "Carbon inputs from riparian vegetation limit oxidation of physically bound organic carbon via biochemical and thermodynamic processes." Journal of Geophysical Research. Biogeosciences 122(12):3188-3205.  doi:10.1002/2017JG003967
  • Goldman AE, EB Graham, AR Crump, DW Kennedy, EB Romero, CG Anderson, KL Dana, CT Resch, JK Fredrickson, and JC Stegen. 2017. "Biogeochemical cycling at the aquatic-terrestrial interface is linked to parafluvial hyporheic zone inundation history." Biogeosciences 14(18):4229-4241.  doi:10.5194/bg-14-4229-2017
  • Lee BD, JE Szecsody, N Qafoku, EM McElroy, SR Baum, MMV Snyder, AR Lawter, CT Resch, BN Gartman, L Zhong, DL Saunders, BD Williams, JA Horner, II Leavy, BB Christiansen, RE Clayton, and KC Johnson. 2017. Contaminant Attenuation and Transport Characterization of 200-UP-1 Operable Unit Sediment SamplesPNNL-26894, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Li M, Y Gao, W Qian, L Shi, Y Liu, WC Nelson, CD Nicora, CT Resch, CJ Thompson, S Yan, JK Fredrickson, JM Zachara, and C Liu. 2017. "Targeted quantification of functional enzyme dynamics in environmental samples for microbially mediated biogeochemical processes." Environmental Microbiology Reports 9(5):512-521.  doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12558
  • Qafoku O, CI Pearce, A Neumann, L Kovarik, M Zhu, ES Ilton, ME Bowden, CT Resch, BW Arey, E Arenholz, AR Felmy, and KM Rosso. 2017. "Tc(VII) and Cr(VI) Interaction with a Naturally Reduced Ferruginous Smectite from the Redox Transition Zone." Environmental Science & Technology 51(16):9042-9052.  doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b02191
  • Szecsody JE, BD Lee, AR Lawter, N Qafoku, CT Resch, SR Baum, II Leavy, and VL Freedman. 2017. Effect of Co-Contaminants Uranium and Nitrate on Iodine RemediationPNNL-26955, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Truex MJ, JE Szecsody, N Qafoku, CE Strickland, JJ Moran, BD Lee, MMV Snyder, AR Lawter, CT Resch, BN Gartman, L Zhong, MK Nims, DL Saunders, BD Williams, JA Horner, II Leavy, SR Baum, BB Christiansen, RE Clayton, EM McElroy, D Appriou, KJ Tyrrell, and ML Striluk. 2017. Contaminant Attenuation and Transport Characterization of 200-DV-1 Operable Unit Sediment SamplesPNNL-26208; RPT-DVZ-AFRI-037, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Ward JD, ME Bowden, CT Resch, GC Eiden, D Pemmaraju, D Prendergast, and AM Duffin. 2017. "Identifying Anthropogenic Uranium Compounds Using Soft X-Ray Near-Edge Absorption Spectroscopy." Spectrochimica Acta. Part B, Atomic Spectroscopy 127:20-27.  doi:10.1016/j.sab.2016.11.008


  • Graham EB, AR Crump, CT Resch, SJ Fansler, EV Arntzen, DW Kennedy, JK Fredrickson, and JC Stegen. 2016. "Coupling spatiotemporal community assembly processes to ecosystem function." Frontiers in Microbiology 7:Article No. 1949.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01949
  • Stegen JC, A Konopka, J McKinely, CJ Murray, X Lin, MD Miller, DW Kennedy, EA Miller, CT Resch, and JK Fredrickson. 2016. "Coupling among Microbial Communities, Biogeochemistry, and Mineralogy across Biogeochemical Facies." Scientific Reports (6):30553.  doi:10.1038/srep30553
  • Stegen JC, JK Fredrickson, MJ Wilkins, A Konopka, WC Nelson, EV Arntzen, WB Chrisler, RK Chu, RE Danczak, SJ Fansler, DW Kennedy, CT Resch, and MM Tfaily. 2016. "Groundwater-Surface Water Mixing Shifts Ecological Assembly Processes and Stimulates Organic Carbon Turnover." Nature Communications 7:11237.  doi:10.1038/ncomms11237
  • Ward JD, ME Bowden, CT Resch, SC Smith, BK McNamara, EC Buck, GC Eiden, and AM Duffin. 2016. "Identification of Uranyl Minerals Using Oxygen K-Edge X Ray Absorption Spectroscopy." Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 40(1):135-148.  doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2015.00337.x
  • Zachara JM, JJ Moran, CT Resch, SR Lindemann, AR Felmy, ME Bowden, AB Cory, and JK Fredrickson. 2016. "Geo- and Biogeochemical Processes in a Heliothermal Hypersaline Lake." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 181:144-163.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.02.001


  • Lee JH, JK Fredrickson, AE Plymale, A Dohnalkova, CT Resch, JP McKinley, and L Shi. 2015. "An autotrophic H2-oxidizing, nitrate-respiring, Tc(VII)-reducing A cidovorax sp. isolated from a subsurface oxic-anoxic transition zone." Environmental Microbiology Reports 7(3):395-403.  doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12263
  • Converse B, JP McKinley, CT Resch, and EE Roden. 2015. "Microbial mineral colonization across a subsurface redox transition zone." Frontiers in Microbiology 6:858.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00858
  • Liu Y, C Liu, RK Kukkadapu, JP McKinley, JM Zachara, AE Plymale, MD Miller, T Varga, and CT Resch. 2015. "99Tc(VII) Retardation, Reduction, and Redox Rate Scaling in Naturally Reduced Sediments." Environmental Science & Technology 49(22):13403-13412.  doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b03273
  • Mouser PJ, AL N'Guessan, N Qafoku, M Sinha, KH Williams, M Dangelmayr, CT Resch, AD Peacock, Z Wang, LA Figueroa, and PE Long. 2015. "Influence of Carbon and Microbial Community Priming on the Attenuation of Uranium in a Contaminated Floodplain Aquifer." Ground Water 53(4):600-613.  doi:10.1111/gwat.12238
  • Yan S, Y Liu, C Liu, L Shi, J Shang, H Shan, JM Zachara, JK Fredrickson, DW Kennedy, CT Resch, CJ Thompson, and SJ Fansler. 2015. "Nitrate bioreduction in redox-variable low permeability sediments." Science of the Total Environment 539:185-195.  doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.08.122


  • Lee JH, JM Zachara, JK Fredrickson, SM Heald, JP McKinley, AE Plymale, CT Resch, and DA Moore. 2014. "Fe(II)- and Sulfide-Facilitated Reduction of 99Tc(VII)O4- in Microbially Reduced Hyporheic Zone Sediments." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 136:247-264.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.08.017
  • Pearce CI, J Liu, DR Baer, O Qafoku, SM Heald, E Arenholz, AE Grosz, JP McKinley, CT Resch, ME Bowden, MH Engelhard, and KM Rosso. 2014. "Characterization of natural titanomagnetites (Fe3-xTixO4) for studying heterogeneous electron transfer to Tc(VII) in the Hanford subsurface." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 128:114-127.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2013.12.010
  • Szecsody JE, S Comfort, HL Fredrickson, RG Riley, FH Crocker, P Shea, JP McKinley, AP Gamerdinger, HK Boparai, DC Girvin, JV Moser, KT Thompson, CT Resch, BJ Devary, LM Durkin, and AT Breshears. 2014. "In Situ Degradation and Remediation of Energetics TNT, RDX, HMX, and CL-20 and a Byproduct NDMA in the Sub-surface Environment." In Biological Remediation of Explosive Residues. Environmental Science and Engineering, vol. XIV, ed. SN Singh, pp. 313-369.  Springer, New York, NY. 


  • Szecsody JE, MJ Truex, N Qafoku, DM Wellman, CT Resch, and L Zhong. 2013. "Influence of Acidic and Alkaline Waste Solution Properties on Uranium Migration in Subsurface Sediments." Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 151:155-175.  doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.05.009


  • Lee JH, JK Fredrickson, RK Kukkadapu, MI Boyanov, KM Kemner, X Lin, DW Kennedy, BN Bjornstad, A Konopka, DA Moore, CT Resch, and JL Phillips. 2012. "Microbial Reductive Transformation of Phyllosilicate Fe(III) and U(VI) in Fluvial Subsurface Sediments." Environmental Science & Technology 46(7):3721-3730.  doi:10.1021/es204528m
  • Lin X, DW Kennedy, AD Peacock, JP McKinley, CT Resch, JK Fredrickson, and A Konopka. 2012. "Distribution of microbial biomass and the potential for anaerobic respiration in Hanford Site 300 Area subsurface sediment." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(3):759-767. 
  • Lin X, JP McKinley, CT Resch, RM Kaluzny, C Lauber, JK Fredrickson, RC Knight, and A Konopka. 2012. "Spatial and temporal dynamics of the microbial community in the Hanford unconfined aquifer." The ISME Journal 5:1665-1676.  doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.26
  • Peretyazhko T, JM Zachara, RK Kukkadapu, SM Heald, IV Kutnyakov, CT Resch, BW Arey, CM Wang, L Kovarik, JL Phillips, and DA Moore. 2012. "Pertechnetate (TcO4-) reduction by reactive ferrous iron forms in naturally anoxic, redox transition zone sediments from the Hanford Site, USA." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 92:48-66. 
  • Plymale AE, VL Bailey, JK Fredrickson, SM Heald, EC Buck, L Shi, Z Wang, CT Resch, DA Moore, and H Bolton, Jr. 2012. "Biotic and Abiotic Reduction and Solubilization of Pu(IV)O2·xH2O(am) as Affected by Anthraquinone-2,6-disulfonate (AQDS) and Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA)." Environmental Science & Technology 46(4):2132-2140.  doi:10.1021/es2030752


  • Plymale AE, JK Fredrickson, JM Zachara, A Dohnalkova, SM Heald, DA Moore, DW Kennedy, MJ Marshall, CM Wang, CT Resch, and P Nachimuthu. 2011. "Competitive Reduction of Pertechnetate (99TcO4-) by Dissimilatory Metal Reducing Bacteria and Biogenic Fe(II) ." Environmental Science & Technology 45(3):951-957. 
  • Qafoku N, PE Dresel, JP McKinley, ES Ilton, W Um, CT Resch, RK Kukkadapu, and SW Petersen. 2011. Geochemical Characterization of Chromate Contamination in the 100 Area Vadose Zone at the Hanford Site - Part 2PNNL-17865, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Wang Z, JM Zachara, JF Boily, Y Xia, CT Resch, DA Moore, and C Liu. 2011. "Determining Individual Mineral Contributions To U(VI) Adsorption In A Contaminated Aquifer Sediment: A Fluorescence Spectroscopy Study." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75(10):2965-2979. 



  • Baldwin BR, AD Peacock, M Gan, CT Resch, EV Arntzen, AN Smithgall, S Pfiffner, BM Freifeld, DC White, and PE Long. 2009. "In-Well Sediment Incubators to Evaluate Microbial Community Stability and Dynamics following Bioimmobilization of Uranium." Remediation 19(4):73-89.  doi:10.1002/rem.20218
  • Qafoku N, RK Kukkadapu, JP McKinley, BW Arey, SD Kelly, CM Wang, CT Resch, and PE Long. 2009. "Uranium in Framboidal Pyrite from a Naturally Bioreduced Alluvial Sediment ." Environmental Science & Technology 43(22):8528-8534 .  doi:10.1021/es9017333


  • Peretyazhko T, JM Zachara, SM Heald, BH Jeon, RK Kukkadapu, C Liu, DA Moore, and CT Resch. 2008. "Heterogeneous Reduction of Tc(VII) by Fe(II) at the Solid-Water Interface." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72(6):1521-1539.  doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.01.004
  • Peretyazhko T, JM Zachara, SM Heald, RK Kukkadapu, C Liu, AE Plymale, and CT Resch. 2008. "Reduction of Tc(VII) by Fe(II) Sorbed on Al (hydr)oxides." Environmental Science & Technology 42(15):5499-5506.  doi:10.1021/es8003156
  • Baldwin BR, AD Peacock, MM Park, D Ogles, JD Istok, JP McKinley, CT Resch, and DC White. 2008. "Multilevel samplers as microcosms to assess microbial response to biostimulation." Ground Water 46(2):295-304.  doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2007.00411.x
  • Faybishenko B, TC Hazen, PE Long, EL Brodie, MS Conrad, S Hubbard, JN Christensen, D Joyner, S Borglin, R Chakraborty, KH Williams, JE Peterson, J Chen, ST Brown, TK Tokunaga, J Wan, M Firestone, DR Newcomer, CT Resch, KJ Cantrell, A Willett, and S Koenigsberg. 2008. "In Situ Long-Term Reductive Bioimmobilization of Cr(VI) in Groundwater Using Hydrogen Release Compound." Environmental Science & Technology 42(22):8478-8485.  doi:10.1021/es801383r
  • N'Guessan AL, HA Vrionis, CT Resch, PE Long, and DR Lovley. 2008. "Sustained Removal of Uranium From Contaminated Groundwater Following Stimulation of Dissimilatory Metal Reduction." Environmental Science & Technology 42(8):2999-3004.  doi:10.1021/es071960p


  • Szecsody JE, S Comfort, HL Fredrickson, HK Boparai, BJ Devary, KT Thompson, JL Phillips, FH Crocker, DC Girvin, CT Resch, P Shea, AE Fischer, and LM Durkin. 2007. SERDP ER-1376 Enhancement of In Situ Bioremediation of Energetic Compounds by Coupled Abiotic/Biotic Processes:Final Report for 2004 - 2006 PNNL-16754, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Yabusaki SB, Y Fang, PE Long, CT Resch, AD Peacock, J Komlos, Jr., PR Jaffe, SJ Morrison, R Dayvault, DC White, and RT Anderson. 2007. "Uranium Removal from Groundwater via In Situ Biostimulation: Field-Scale Modeling of Transport and Biological Processes." Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 93(2007):216-235.  doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2007.02.005



  • Hu JZ, RA Wind, JS Mclean, YA Gorby, CT Resch, and JK Fredrickson. 2004. "High Resolution 1H NMR Spectroscopy of Metabolically Active Microorganisms Using Non-Destructive Magic Angle Spinning." Spectroscopy 19(12):98-103. 


  • Anderson RT, HA Vrionis, I Ortiz-Bernad, CT Resch, PE Long, RD Dayvault, K Karp, SJ Marutzky, DR Metzler, AD Peacock, DC White, M Lowe, and DR Lovley. 2003. "Stimulating the In Situ Activity of Geobacter Species to Remove Uranium from the Groundwater of a Uranium-Contaminated Aquifer." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69(10):5884-5891. 



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