• 7626 Citations
  • 47 h-Index
1988 …2018
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Research Output 1988 2018

  • 7626 Citations
  • 47 h-Index
  • 135 Article
  • 27 Chapter
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 1 Book
2018

Mechanisms of Arsenic Sequestration by Prosopis juliflora during the Phytostabilization of Metalliferous Mine Tailings

Hammond, C. M., Root, R. A., Maier, R. M. & Chorover, J., Feb 6 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 3, p. 1156-1164 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
Arsenic
tailings
arsenic
X ray absorption spectroscopy

Phytoremediation Reduces Dust Emissions from Metal(loid)-Contaminated Mine Tailings

Gil-Loaiza, J., Field, J. P., White, S. A., Csavina, J., Felix, O., Betterton, E., Saez, A. E. & Maier, R. M., May 15 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 10, p. 5851-5858 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
phytoremediation
tailings
Dust
Metals

Trace element mobilization during incipient bioweathering of four rock types

Burghelea, C. I., Dontsova, K. M., Zaharescu, D. G., Maier, R. M., Huxman, T., Amistadi, M. K., Hunt, E. & Chorover, J., Aug 1 2018, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 234, p. 98-114 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mobilization
trace element
denudation
rock
basalt
1 Citations
community dynamics
Tailings
semiarid region
tailings
microbial community
2017
2 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Bouteloua dactyloides
rhizoplane
tailings
colonization
bacterial colonization
4 Citations

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

Zaharescu, D. G., Burghelea, C. I., Dontsova, K. M., 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: Contribution to journalArticle

denudation
rare earth element
ecosystem
mobilization
weathering
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Micelles
micelles
monomers
Monomers
Agglomeration
3 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Abandoned mines
Tailings
phytoremediation
Paramphistomatidae
Prosopis
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Rare earth elements
Complexation
complexation
rare earth element
Metals
5 Citations

Significant impacts of increasing aridity on the arid soil microbiome

Neilson, J. W., Califf, K., Cardona, C., Copeland, A., Van Treuren, W., Josephson, K. L., Knight, R., Gilbert, J. A., Quade, J., Caporaso, J. G. & Maier, R. M., May 1 2017, In : mSystems. 2, 3, e00195.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arid soils
Microbiota
dry environmental conditions
aridity
Soil
8 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. L. & Pemberton, J. E., Apr 12 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 14, p. 5125-5132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical micelle concentration
Micelles
Surface Tension
Biodegradability
Glycolipids
Environmental Health
Social Justice
Interviews
Education
Health
2016
171 Citations

Innate immunity and asthma risk in amish and hutterite farm children

Stein, M. M., Hrusch, C. L., Gozdz, J., Igartua, C., Pivniouk, V. I., 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., 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Amish
Innate Immunity
Asthma
Dust
Agriculture
18 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Greenhouses
Tailings
tailings
compost
Metals
2 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. M., 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Lysimeters
Excavation
Soil
Soils
Climate Change
2015
11 Citations
Tailings
phytoremediation
tailings
compost
composts
6 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: Contribution to journalArticle

speleothem
fungal communities
cavern
wall rock
community structure
34 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbiota
Moraxella
Respiratory System
Asthma
Nose
9 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arbuscular mycorrhiza
Nutrients
Minerals
rhyolite
mobilization
1 Citations
8 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: Contribution to journalArticle

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (U.S.)
Translational Medical Research
Public Health
Environmental Health
Organized Financing
20 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: Contribution to journalArticle

iron sulfide
Poisons
Tailings
Sulfides
Weathering
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ice
Ecosystem
Chemoautotrophic Growth
Ice Cover
Glaciers
3 Citations

Bacterial Growth

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Growth
Microbial Interactions
Growth kinetics
Alcoholic Beverages
Pathogens

Biogeochemical Cycling

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nitrogen
Carbon
Organic carbon
Sulfur
Carbon Dioxide

Biosurfactant complexation of metals and applications for remediation

Hogan, D. E., Veres-Schalnat, T. A., Pemberton, J. E. & Maier, R. M., Jan 1 2014, Biosurfactants: Research Trends and Applications. CRC Press, p. 227-308 82 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Complexation
Remediation
Metals
Technology
Roman World
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Research
Communication
Vegetables
Soil
Environmental Health
9 Citations
Chain length
Fatty acids
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Fatty Acids
Glucose
23 Citations
Structural dynamics
mesocosm
Tailings
tailings
microbial community
15 Citations

Environmental research translation: Enhancing interactions with communities at contaminated sites

Ramirez-Andreotta, M. D., Brusseau, M. L., Artiola, J. F., Maier, R. M. & Gandolfi, A. J., Nov 1 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 497, p. 651-664 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental research
Communication
Decision making
Research
decision making
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydrothermal Vents
Hot Springs
Microorganisms
Temperature
Geothermal springs
44 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Metagenomics
Carbonates
Metagenome
caves
speleothem

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bacteria
Cell Communication
Communication
Antibiosis
Acyl-Butyrolactones
1 Citations

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Environmental Biodegradation
Bioremediation
Organic pollutants
Microorganisms
Biodegradation

Mining and environmental educational modules for tribal colleges

Chief, K., Koch, C. L., Maier, R. M., 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

environmental impact
learning
Environmental impact
student
nonrenewable resource
1 Citations

Physiological Methods

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Enzyme Assays
Carbon Dioxide
Isotopes
Respiration
Carbon
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Poverty
Health
poverty
health
Industry
27 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: Contribution to journalArticle

iron sulfide
Tailings
Sulfides
Weathering
tailings
2013
41 Citations
Greenhouses
Vegetables
Arsenic
vegetable
arsenic
38 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Artifacts
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Betaproteobacteria
Alphaproteobacteria
4 Citations
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Gels
Software
29 Citations
home garden
Vegetables
Arsenic
vegetable
arsenic
21 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Public health
public health
toxic substances
Hazardous Substances
burden of disease
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: Contribution to journalArticle

tailings
dam
pollutant
water erosion
particle size
30 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: Contribution to journalArticle

speleothem
cavern
caves
Actinobacteria
cave
2012
10 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Structures
Caves
Calcium Carbonate
cavern
Organic carbon
22 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
Weathering
tailings
weathering
Bearings (structural)
69 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Chile
Ecosystem
Soil
Acidobacteria
Chloroflexi
7 Citations
Lewis Acids
Bismuth
Indium
bismuth
Glycosylation