Research Output 1988 2018

  • 6643 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
  • 131 Article
  • 26 Chapter
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 1 Book
2018
community dynamics
semiarid region
tailings
microbial community
acid
2017

Bacterial Rhizoplane Colonization Patterns of Buchloe dactyloides Growing in Metalliferous Mine Tailings Reflect Plant Status and Biogeochemical Conditions

Honeker, L. K., Neilson, J. W., Root, R. A., Gil-Loaiza, J., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. Jun 2 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Microbial Ecology. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bouteloua dactyloides
rhizoplane
mine tailings
tailings
colonization

Ecosystem Composition Controls the Fate of Rare Earth Elements during Incipient Soil Genesis

Zaharescu, D. G., Burghelea, C. I., Dontsova, K., Presler, J. K., Maier, R. M., Huxman, T., Domanik, K. J., Hunt, E. A., Amistadi, M. K., Gaddis, E. E., Palacios-Menendez, M. A., Vaquera-Ibarra, M. O. & Chorover, J. Feb 23 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 43208

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rare earth element
ecosystem
soil
denudation
mobilization
1 Citations

Evolution of Aggregate Structure in Solutions of Anionic Monorhamnolipids: Experimental and Computational Results

Eismin, R. J., Munusamy, E., Kegel, L. L., Hogan, D. E., Maier, R. M., Schwartz, S. D. & Pemberton, J. E. Aug 1 2017 In : Langmuir. 33, 30, p. 7412-7424 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

micelles
Micelles
monomers
Monomers
Agglomeration

Plants from the abandoned Nacozari mine tailings: Evaluation of their phytostabilization potential

Santos, A. E., Cruz-Ortega, R., Meza-Figueroa, D., Romero, F. M., Sanchez-Escalante, J. J., Maier, R. M., Neilson, J. W., Alcaraz, L. D. & Freaner, F. E. M. 2017 In : PeerJ. 2017, 5, 3280

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

phytoremediation
mine tailings
Abandoned mines
Tailings
Paramphistomatidae

Rhamnolipid biosurfactant complexation of rare earth elements

Hogan, D. E., Curry, J. E., Pemberton, J. E. & Maier, R. M. 2017 In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 340, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Rare earth elements
Complexation
rhamnolipid
Metals
complexation
2 Citations

Synthesis and Characterization of Four Diastereomers of Monorhamnolipids

Palos Pacheco, R., Eismin, R. J., Coss, C. S., Wang, H., Maier, R. M., Polt, R. & Pemberton, J. E. Apr 12 2017 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 14, p. 5125-5132 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Critical micelle concentration
Micelles
rhamnolipid
Biodegradability
Glycolipids
Environmental Health
Social Justice
Interviews
Education
Health
2016
67 Citations

Innate immunity and asthma risk in amish and hutterite farm children

Stein, M. M., Hrusch, C. L., Gozdz, J., Igartua, C., Pivniouk, V., Murray, S. E., Ledford, J. G., Dos Santos, M. M., Anderson, R. L., Metwali, N., Neilson, J. W., Maier, R. M., Gilbert, J. A., Holbreich, M., Thorne, P. S., Martinez, F. D., Von Mutius, E., Vercelli, D., Ober, C. & Sperling, A. I. Aug 4 2016 In : New England Journal of Medicine. 375, 5, p. 411-421 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Amish
Innate Immunity
Asthma
Farms
Dust
8 Citations

Phytostabilization of mine tailings using compost-assisted direct planting: Translating greenhouse results to the field

Gil-Loaiza, J., White, S. A., Root, R. A., Solís-Dominguez, F. A., Hammond, C. M., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. 2016 In : Science of the Total Environment. 565, p. 451-461 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tailings
compost
planting
Greenhouses
Tailings
1 Citations
Plant Roots
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
Fluorescence
Metals
X-Rays
1 Citations

Soil lysimeter excavation for coupled hydrological, geochemical, and microbiological investigations

Sengupta, A., Wang, Y., Meira Neto, A. A., Matos, K. A., Dontsova, K., Root, R., Neilson, J. W., Maier, R. M., Chorover, J. & Troch, P. A. Sep 11 2016 In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2016, 115, e54536

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lysimeters
Excavation
Soils
Soil
Weighing
2015
5 Citations
phytoremediation
composts
ribosomal RNA
genes
mine tailings
4 Citations

Assessing Fungal Community Structure from Mineral Surfaces in Kartchner Caverns Using Multiplexed 454 Pyrosequencing

Vaughan, M. J., Nelson, W., Soderlund, C., Maier, R. M. & Pryor, B. M. Jul 28 2015 In : Microbial Ecology. 70, 1, p. 175-187 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

speleothem
cavern
community structure
mineral
fungal communities
3 Citations

Bacterial microbiota of the upper respiratory tract and childhood asthma

Depner, M., Ege, M. J., Cox, M. J., Dwyer, S., Walker, A. W., Birzele, L. T., Genuneit, J., Horak, E., Braun-Fahrländer, C., Danielewicz, H., Maier, R. M., Moffatt, M. F., Cookson, W. O., Heederik, D., von Mutius, E. & Legatzki, A. Nov 27 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Microbiota
Respiratory System
Asthma
Moraxella
Nose
5 Citations

Mineral nutrient mobilization by plants from rock: influence of rock type and arbuscular mycorrhiza

Burghelea, C., Zaharescu, D. G., Dontsova, K., Maier, R., Huxman, T. & Chorover, J. Apr 4 2015 In : Biogeochemistry. 124, 1-3, p. 187-203 17 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

arbuscular mycorrhiza
mobilization
nutrient
mineral
rock
3 Citations

The NIEHS superfund research program: 25 years of translational research for public health

Landrigan, P. J., Wright, R. O., Cordero, J. F., Eaton, D. L., Goldstein, B. D., Hennig, B., Maier, R. M., Ozonoff, D. M., Smith, M. T. & Tukey, R. H. Oct 1 2015 In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 123, 10, p. 909-918 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (U.S.)
Translational Medical Research
Public Health
Research
Environmental Health
12 Citations

Toxic metal(loid) speciation during weathering of iron sulfide mine tailings under semi-arid climate

Root, R. A., Hayes, S. M., Hammond, C. M., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Nov 1 2015 In : Applied Geochemistry. 62, p. 131-149 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

iron sulfide
tailings
weathering
metal
climate
2014

Aquatic Environments

Rich, V. I. & Maier, R. M. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 111-138 28 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Ice
Ecosystem
Chemoautotrophic Growth
Ice Cover
Snow

Bacterial Growth

Maier, R. M. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 37-56 20 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Growth
Growth kinetics
Pathogens
Vitamins
Climate change

Biogeochemical Cycling

Maier, R. M. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 339-373 35 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Nitrogen
Carbon
Sulfur
Carbon Dioxide
Iron
3 Citations

Building a co-created citizen science program with gardeners neighboring a superfund site: The gardenroots case study

Ramirez-Andreotta, M. D., Brusseau, M. L., Artiola, J. F., Maier, R. M. & Gandolfi, A. J. Jul 1 2014 Public Health: Improving Health via Inter-Professional Collaborations. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 183-201 19 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Research
Communication
Vegetables
Soil
Community Participation
8 Citations
Chain length
Fatty acids
Substrates
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Fatty Acids
15 Citations
mesocosm
tailings
microbial community
environmental factor
acid
9 Citations
environmental research
public participation
Research
Community Participation
Communication
1 Citations

Extreme Environments

Maier, R. M. & Neilson, J. W. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 139-153 15 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Temperature
Extreme Environments
Hydrothermal Vents
Hot Springs
Microorganisms
27 Citations

Making a living while starving in the dark: Metagenomic insights into the energy dynamics of a carbonate cave

Ortiz, M., Legatzki, A., Neilson, J. W., Fryslie, B., Nelson, W. M., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A., Pryor, B. M. & Maier, R. M. Feb 26 2014 In : ISME Journal. 8, 2, p. 478-491 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

cave
carbonate
energy
caves
carbonates

Microbial Communication: Bacteria/Bacteria and Bacteria/Host. Bacteria/Bacteria and Bacteria/Host.

Pierson, L. S., Maier, R. M. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 461-481 21 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Bacteria
Communication
Cell Communication
Population
Antibiosis

Microorganisms and Organic Pollutants

Maier, R. M. & Gentry, T. J. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 415-439 25 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Bioremediation
Organic pollutants
Microorganisms
Environmental Biodegradation
Biodegradation

Mining and environmental educational modules for tribal colleges

Chief, K., Koch, C. L., Maier, R., Maracle, T. & Rader, S. 2014 2014 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit, SME 2014: Leadership in Uncertain Times. Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, p. 553-555 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

environmental impact
learning
Environmental impact
student
science

Physiological Methods

Maier, R. M. & Gentry, T. J. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 213-243 31 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Enzyme Assays
Carbon Dioxide
Isotopes
Respiration
Carbon
3 Citations

Socially responsible mining: The relationship between mining and poverty, human health and the environment

Maier, R. M., Díaz-Barriga, F., Field, J. A., Hopkins, J., Klein, B. & Poulton, M. M. 2014 In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 29, 1-2, p. 83-89 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

poverty
health
Poverty
Health
industry
17 Citations

Surficial weathering of iron sulfide mine tailings under semi-arid climate

Hayes, S. M., Root, R. A., Perdrial, N., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Sep 15 2014 In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 141, p. 240-257 18 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

iron sulfide
tailings
weathering
climate
Tailings
2013
30 Citations
vegetable
arsenic
soil
Greenhouses
Vegetables
29 Citations

Analysis of artifacts suggests DGGE should not be used for quantitative diversity analysis

Neilson, J. W., Jordan, F. L. & Maier, R. M. Mar 2013 In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 92, 3, p. 256-263 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Artifacts
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Betaproteobacteria
Alphaproteobacteria
4 Citations
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Gels
Software
22 Citations
home garden
vegetable
arsenic
soil
water
15 Citations

Phytotechnologies - Preventing Exposures, Improving Public Health

Henry, H. F., Burken, J. G., Maier, R. M., Newman, L. A., Rock, S., Schnoor, J. L. & Suk, W. A. Oct 2013 In : International Journal of Phytoremediation. 15, 9, p. 889-899 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

public health
exposure
Public health
toxic substances
need
1 Citations

Procesos erosivos en jales de la presa i de nacozari de garcía, sonora y su efecto en la dispersión de contaminantes

de la O-Villanueva, M., Meza-Figueroa, D., Maier, R. M., Moreno, D., Gómez-Alvarez, A., Del Río-Salas, R., Mendívil, H. & Montijo, A. 2013 In : Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana. 65, 1, p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tailings
dam
pollutant
effect
index
26 Citations

Profiling Bacterial Diversity and Taxonomic Composition on Speleothem Surfaces in Kartchner Caverns, AZ

Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Nelson, W. M., Legatzki, A., Byrne, A., Yu, Y., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. 2013 In : Microbial Ecology. 65, 2, p. 371-383 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

caves
speleothem
cavern
Actinobacteria
cave
2012
9 Citations

Factors Influencing Observed Variations in the Structure of Bacterial Communities On Calcite Formations in Kartchner Caverns, AZ, USA

Legatzki, A., Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Casavant, R. R., Palmer, M. W., Rasmussen, C., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. Jun 2012 In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 29, 5, p. 422-434 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Caves
Calcium Carbonate
Organic carbon
cavern
community structure
18 Citations

Geochemical weathering increases lead bioaccessibility in semi-arid mine tailings

Hayes, S. M., Webb, S. M., Bargar, J. R., O'Day, P. A., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Jun 5 2012 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 11, p. 5834-5841 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tailings
weathering
Tailings
Weathering
Metals
52 Citations

Life at the hyperarid margin: Novel bacterial diversity in arid soils of the Atacama Desert, Chile

Neilson, J. W., Quade, J., Ortiz, M., Nelson, W. M., Legatzki, A., Tian, F., LaComb, M., Betancourt, J. L., Wing, R. A., Soderlund, C. A. & Maier, R. M. May 2012 In : Extremophiles. 16, 3, p. 553-566 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chile
Ecosystem
Soil
Bacteria
Acidobacteria
6 Citations
bismuth
indium
purity
salts
catalysts
25 Citations

Response of key soil parameters during compost-assisted phytostabilization in extremely acidic tailings: Effect of plant species

Solís-Dominguez, F. A., White, S. A., Hutter, T. B., Amistadi, M. K., Root, R. A., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. Jan 17 2012 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 2, p. 1019-1027 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tailings
compost
soil
plant species
effect
2011
13 Citations

Bacterial and archaeal community structure of two adjacent calcite speleothems in Kartchner Caverns, Arizona, USA

Legatzki, A., Ortiz, M., Neilson, J. W., Dominguez, S., Andersen, G. L., Toomey, R. S., Pryor, B. M., Pierson, L. S. & Maier, R. M. Feb 2011 In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 28, 2, p. 99-117 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

speleothem
cavern
community structure
calcite
Caves
8 Citations

Changes in zinc speciation with mine tailings acidification in a semiarid weathering environment

Hayes, S. M., O'Day, P. A., Webb, S. M., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J. Sep 1 2011 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 17, p. 7166-7172 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tailings
acidification
weathering
zinc
Acidification
36 Citations

Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plant biomass and the rhizosphere microbial community structure of mesquite grown in acidic lead/zinc mine tailings

Solís-Domínguez, F. A., Valentín-Vargas, A., Chorover, J. & Maier, R. M. Feb 15 2011 In : Science of the Total Environment. 409, 6, p. 1009-1016 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tailings
rhizosphere
microbial community
community structure
zinc
21 Citations

Fungal communities on speleothem surfaces in Kartchner caverns, Arizona, USA

Vaughan, M. J., Maier, R. M. & Pryor, B. M. 2011 In : International Journal of Speleology. 40, 1, p. 65-77 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

speleothem
cavern
cave
electrokinesis
gel