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Comparative survival of viruses during thermophilic and mesophilic anaerobic digestion

Sassi, H. P., Ikner, L. A., Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Feb 15 2018 In : Science of the Total Environment. 615, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

virus
anaerobic digestion
Anaerobic digestion
Viruses
bacteriophage
2017

Effects of metam sodium fumigation on the abundance, activity, and diversity of soil bacterial communities

Sederholm, M. R., Schmitz, B. W., Barberán, A. & Pepper, I. L. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Soil Ecology.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

metam
soil bacteria
fumigation
soil
sodium
2016
1 Citations

A method for determining ascaris viability based on early-to-late stage in-vitro ova development

Schmitz, B. W., Pearce-Walker, J., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. 2016 In : Journal of Residuals Science and Technology. 13, 4, p. 275-286 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

viability
method
Biosolids
Soils
biosolid
5 Citations

Enteric and indicator virus removal by surface flow wetlands

Rachmadi, A. T., Kitajima, M., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 15 2016 In : Science of the Total Environment. 542, p. 976-982 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

virus
wetland
indicator
removal
Wetlands
7 Citations

Virus reduction during advanced bardenpho and conventional wastewater treatment processes

Schmitz, B. W., Kitajima, M., Campillo, M. E., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Sep 6 2016 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 17, p. 9524-9532 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

virus
wastewater treatment
Viruses
Wastewater treatment
advanced technology
2015
8 Citations

Formation and speciation of haloacetic acids in seawater desalination using chlorine dioxide as disinfectant

Yu, H. W., Oh, S. G., Kim, I. S., Pepper, I., Snyder, S. & Jang, A. Jun 25 2015 In : Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 26, p. 193-201 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Disinfectants
Desalination
Seawater
Chlorine
Acids
3 Citations

Occurrence and genetic diversity of human cosavirus in influent and effluent of wastewater treatment plants in Arizona, United States

Kitajima, M., Rachmadi, A. T., Iker, B. C., Haramoto, E., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. May 5 2015 In : Archives of Virology. 160, 7, p. 1775-1779 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Waste Water
Picornaviridae
5' Untranslated Regions
16 Citations

On-line sensor monitoring for chemical contaminant attenuation during UV/H<inf>2</inf>O<inf>2</inf> advanced oxidation process

Yu, H. W., Anumol, T., Park, M., Pepper, I., Scheideler, J. & Snyder, S. A. Sep 5 2015 In : Water Research. 81, p. 250-260 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

organic compound
sensor
oxidation
pollutant
monitoring
2014
13 Citations

Assessment of virus removal by managed aquifer recharge at three full-scale operations

Betancourt, W. Q., Kitajima, M., Wing, A. D., Regnery, J., Drewes, J. E., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Dec 20 2014 In : Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 49, 14, p. 1685-1692 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Groundwater
Viruses
Aquifers
Water
Enterovirus
9 Citations
Polymerase chain reaction
Hydrogen peroxide
RNA
Flow rate
Oxidation
2 Citations
Bacilli
Escherichia coli
Oxidation
Monitoring
Sensors
42 Citations
relative abundance
virus
indicator
wastewater treatment
Viruses
2013
18 Citations
Nucleic Acids
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Water
DNA
Theilovirus
2 Citations
residence time
water quality
water
water distribution system
Water distribution systems
3 Citations

Revegetation of Copper Mine Tailings Through Land Application of Biosolids: Long-Term Monitoring

Pepper, I. L., Zerzghi, H. G., Bengson, S. A. & Glenn, E. P. Jul 2013 In : Arid Land Research and Management. 27, 3, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
revegetation
tailings
copper
monitoring
8 Citations

The soil health-human health nexus

Pepper, I. L. 2013 In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 24, p. 2617-2652 36 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

soil
health
human health
Health
Soils
2012
12 Citations

Bacterial populations within copper mine tailings: Long-term effects of amendment with Class A biosolids

Pepper, I. L., Zerzghi, H. G., Bengson, S. A., Iker, B. C., Banerjee, M. J. & Brooks, J. P. Sep 2012 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113, 3, p. 569-577 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Copper
Soil
Population
Nitrification
Sulfur
22 Citations

Land application of manure and class B biosolids: An occupational and public quantitative microbial risk assessment

Brooks, J. P., McLaughlin, M. R., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Nov 2012 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 41, 6, p. 2009-2023 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
manure
risk assessment
public
land

Preface

Lansey, K. E., Choi, C. Y., Ostfeld, A. & Pepper, I. L. 2012 In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2 Citations

Survival of Ascaris ova in desert soils: A risk assessment

Williams, D. L., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. 2012 In : Journal of Residuals Science and Technology. 9, 4, p. 151-157 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

desert soil
biosolid
risk assessment
Risk assessment
Soils
2011
1 Citations

Efficiency of ASTM Method D4994-89 for Recovery of Enteric Viruses from Biosolids

Gerba, C. P., Ross, A., Takizawa, K. & Pepper, I. L. Mar 2011 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 3, 1, p. 43-45 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Enterovirus
biosolids
methodology
Adenoviridae
8 Citations

Evaluation of select sensors for real-time monitoring of Escherichia coli in water distribution systems

Miles, S. L., Sinclair, R. G., Riley, M. R. & Pepper, I. L. Apr 2011 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 8, p. 2813-2816 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sensor
pollutant
monitoring
evaluation
water distribution system
8 Citations
Biosolids
Prions
Temperature
Centrifugation
Urea
10 Citations

Survival of infectious prions in water

Miles, S. L., Takizawa, K., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 2011 In : Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 46, 9, p. 938-943 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Water
Prions
Deionized water
Biological materials
Assays
2010
2 Citations
Enterovirus C
cytopathogenicity
cell culture
water
Poliovirus
11 Citations

Influence of long-term land application of Class B biosolids on soil bacterial diversity

Zerzghi, H., Brooks, J. P., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Aug 2010 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 109, 2, p. 698-706 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Soil
Acidobacteria
Bacteroidetes
Proteobacteria
Bacterial DNA
5 Citations
biosolid
chemical property
soil
long-term effect
land
19 Citations

Long-term effects of land application of class B biosolids on the soil microbial populations, pathogens, and activity

Zerzghi, H., Gerba, C. P., Brooks, J. P. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 2010 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 39, 1, p. 402-408 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
pathogen
soil
long-term effect
land
17 Citations

Pathogens and indicators in united states class B biosolids: National and historic distributions

Pepper, I. L., Brooks, J. P., Sinclair, R. G., Gurian, P. L. & Gerba, C. P. Nov 2010 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 39, 6, p. 2185-2190 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
pathogen
distribution
indicator
Biosolids
4 Citations
Water distribution systems
Odors
Ecosystems
Water
Ecosystem
2009
86 Citations

Application of PCR-based methods to assess the infectivity of enteric viruses in environmental samples

Rodríguez, R. A., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 2009 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75, 2, p. 297-307 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Enterovirus
pathogenicity
viruses
sampling
methodology
4 Citations

Introduction to Environmental Microbiology

Maier, R. M., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. 2009 In : Unknown Journal. p. 3-7 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

9 Citations
distribution system
drinking water
filter
water
contamination
14 Citations

Soil: A public health threat or savior?

Pepper, I. L., Gerba, C. P., Newby, D. T. & Rice, C. W. 2009 In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 5, p. 416-432 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

public health
soil
Public health
Soils
pathogen
2008
19 Citations

Estimated occupational risk from bioaerosols generated during land application of class B biosolids

Tanner, B. D., Brooks, J. P., Gerba, C. P., Haas, C. N., Josephson, K. L. & Pepper, I. L. Nov 2008 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 37, 6, p. 2311-2321 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
land
Occupational risks
Biosolids
air
11 Citations

Exposure and risk assessment of Salmonella in recycled residuals

Gerba, C. P., Castro-del Campo, N., Brooks, J. P. & Pepper, I. L. 2008 In : Water Science and Technology. 57, 7, p. 1061-1065 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
risk assessment
exposure
salmonella
Biosolids
18 Citations

Sustainability of land application of Class B biosolids

Pepper, I. L., Zerzghi, H., Brooks, J. P. & Gerba, C. P. Sep 2008 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 37, SUPPL. 5

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
sustainability
land
Biosolids
Sustainable development
2007
6 Citations
biosolid
soil
salmonella
Biosolids
Salmonella
5 Citations

Diversity of aerosolized bacteria during land application of biosolids

Brooks, J. P., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Nov 2007 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103, 5, p. 1779-1790 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

land application
biosolids
bacteria
Aerosols
Bacteria
13 Citations

Influence of DOC on MS-2 bacteriophage transport in a sandy soil

Cheng, L., Chetochine, A. S., Pepper, I. L. & Brusseau, M. L. Jan 2007 In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 178, 1-4, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bacteriophage
sandy soil
dissolved organic carbon
experiment
Bacteriophages
44 Citations

Occurrence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and endotoxin associated with the land application of biosolids

Brooks, J. P., Maxwell, S. L., Rensing, C., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. May 2007 In : Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 53, 5, p. 616-622 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biosolids
Endotoxins
Bacteria
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Soils
2006
14 Citations

Expression of gentisate 1,2-dioxygenase (gdoA) genes involved in aromatic degradation in two haloarchaeal genera

Fairley, D. J., Wang, G., Rensing, C., Pepper, I. L. & Larkin, M. J. Dec 2006 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 73, 3, p. 691-695 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

gentisate 1,2-dioxygenase
Benzoates
Growth
Genes
Degradation
18 Citations

Leaching of phage from class B biosolids and potential transport through soil

Chetochine, A. S., Brusseau, M. L., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 2006 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72, 1, p. 665-671 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolids
bacteriophages
leaching
soil
biosolid
28 Citations

Mineralisation of atrazine, metolachlor and their respective metabolites in vegetated filter strip and cultivated soil

Krutz, L. J., Gentry, T. J., Senseman, S. A., Pepper, I. L. & Tierney, D. P. Jun 2006 In : Pest Management Science. 62, 6, p. 505-514 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

filter strips
metolachlor
atrazine
mineralization
metabolites
33 Citations

Pathogens in Biosolids

Pepper, I. L., Brooks, J. P. & Gerba, C. P. 2006 In : Advances in Agronomy. 90, p. 1-41 41 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
pathogen
biosolids
pathogens
land
28 Citations

The measurement of aerosolized endotoxin from land application of Class B biosolids in Southeast Arizona

Brooks, J. P., Tanner, B. D., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Feb 2006 In : Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 52, 2, p. 150-156 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biosolids
Endotoxins
Soils
Soil
Aerosols
2005
66 Citations

A national study on the residential impact of biological aerosols from the land application of biosolids

Brooks, J. P., Tanner, B. D., Josephson, K. L., Gerba, C. P., Haas, C. N. & Pepper, I. L. 2005 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 99, 2, p. 310-322 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioaerosols
land application
biosolids
Aerosols
infection
38 Citations

Bioaerosol emission rate and plume characteristics during land application of liquid class B biosolids

Tanner, B. D., Brooks, J. P., Haas, C. N., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Mar 15 2005 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 6, p. 1584-1590 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
plume
liquid
rate
land
6 Citations

Contribution of drinking water to the weekly intake of heterotrophic bacteria from diet in the United States

Stine, S. W., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 2005 In : Water Research. 39, 1, p. 257-263 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

drinking water
diet
bacterium
Nutrition
Potable water
10 Citations
spore
water
method
Purification
Recovery