Chemical Hydrology and Mass Spectrometry Laboratory

Recent Publications


  1. Hobson, C., Kulkarni, H.V., Johannesson, K., Bednar, A., Tappero, R., Mohajerin, T.J., Sheppard, P., Witten, M., Hettiarachchi, G., and Datta, S. (2020). Origin of tungsten and geochemical controls on its occurrence and mobilization in shallow sediments from Fallon, Nevada, USA. Chemosphere. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127577
  2. Minming Cui; T. Jade Mohajerin; Segun Adebayo; Saugata Datta; Karen H Johannesson (2020). Investigation of tungstate thiolation reaction kinetics and sedimentary molybdenum/tungsten enrichments: Implication for tungsten speciation in sulfidic waters and possible applications for paleoredox studies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2020.04.004
  3. Numa N. Sosa, Harshad V. Kulkarni, Saugata Datta*, Elisa Beilinson, Carlo Porfido, Matteo Spagnuolo, Marcelo A. Zárate, James Surber (2019). Occurrence and distribution of high arsenic in sediments and groundwater of the Claromecó fluvial basin, southern Pampean plain (Argentina). Science of the Total Environment 695 (2019) 133673. (*corresponding author) doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133673
  4. Karen H. Johannesson, Ningfang Yang, Alexandra S. Trahan, Katherine Telfeyan, T. Jade Mohajerin, Segun B. Adebayo, Omolola A. Akintomide, Darren A. Chevis, Saugata Datta, Christopher D. White (2019). Biogeochemical and reactive transport modeling of arsenic in groundwaters from the Mississippi River delta plain: An analog for the As-affected aquifers of South and Southeast Asia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 264, pages 245-272. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2019.07.032
  5. David A. Polya, Charlotte Sparrenbom, Saugata Datta, Huaming Guo (2019). Groundwater arsenic biogeochemistry – Key questions and use of tracers to understand arsenic-prone groundwater systems. Geoscience Frontiers, 10 (2019) 1635e1641. doi:10.1016/j.gsf.2019.05.004
  6. Kulkarni, H., Mladenov, N. and Datta, S. (2019). Effects of acidification on the optical properties of dissolved organic matter from high and low arsenic groundwater and surface water. Science of The Total Environment, 653, pp.1326-1332. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.040
  7. Kulkarni, H., Mladenov, N., Datta, S., Chatterjee D. (2018). Influence of monsoonal recharge on arsenic and dissolved organic matter in the Holocene and Pleistocene aquifers of the Bengal Basin. Science of the Total Environment Volumes 637–638, 1 October 2018, Pages 588-599. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.009
  8. Berube Michelle, Jewell Katrina, Myers Kimberly D., Knappett Peter S.K., Shuai Pin, Hossain Abrar, Lipsi Mehtaz, Hossain Sadam, Hossain Alamgir, Aitkenhead-Peterson Jacqueline, Ahmed Kazi M., Datta Saugata (2018). The fate of arsenic in groundwater discharged to the Meghna River, Bangladesh. Environmental Chemistry, 15(2) 29-45. doi:10.1071/EN17104
  9. Erik Patton and Saugata Datta (2018). Managed Aquifer Recharge: An approach to Foster Stability in Arid Regions through Water Security. Engineer. (a journal of military engineering). Short Concept Literature, Jan-Apr 2018. (accepted)
  10. Peter Knappett, Yanmei Li, Horacio Hernandez, Rodrigo Rodriguez, Manuel Aviles, Chao Deng, Viri Piña, Rick Giardino, Jurgen Mahlknecht, Saugata Datta (2018). Changing recharge pathways within an intensively pumped aquifer with high fluoride concentrations in Central Mexico. Science of The Total Environment, Volumes 622–623, 1 May 2018, Pages 1029-1045. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.031
  11. Vega M., Kulkarni H.V., Mladenov N., Johannesson K.H., Hettiarchchi G.M., Bhattacharya P., Kumar N., Weeks, J., Galkaduwa, M. and, Datta, S. (2017). Biogeochemical controls on the release and accumulation of Mn and As in shallow aquifers, West Bengal, India. Front. Environ. Sci., 23 June 2017. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00029.
  12. Vero, S.E., G.L. Macpherson, P.L. Sullivan, A.E. Brookfield, J.B. Nippert, M.F. Kirk, S. Datta, and P. Kempton (2017). Developing a Conceptual Framework of Landscape and Hydrology on Tallgrass Prairie: A Critical Zone Approach. Vadose Zone J., 17:170069. doi:10.2136/vzj2017.03.0069
  13. Kulkarni, H.V., Mladenov, N., Johannesson, K.H., Datta, S. (2017). Contrasting dissolved organic matter quality in groundwater in Holocene and Pleistocene aquifers and implications for influencing arsenic mobility. Applied Geochemistry, Volume 77, February 2017, Pages 194-205. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.06.002
  14. Masumeh Taheri, Mohamad Hosein Mahmudy Gharaie, Jalil Mehrzad, Reza Afshari, and Saugata Datta (2017). Hydrogeochemical and isotopic evaluation of arsenic contaminated waters in an argillic alteration zone. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Vol 175, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2016.12.005
  15. Datta, S, Vero, S., Johannesson, K.H., Hettiarachchi, G. (2017). Tungsten Contamination of Soils and Sediments: Current State of Science. Current Pollution Reports, 3: 55. (invited) doi:10.1007/s40726-016-0046-0
  16. Santanu Majumder, Saugata Datta, Bibhash Nath, Harald Neidhardt, Simita Sarkar, Gabriela Roman-Ross, Zsolt Bernerh, Manuela Hidalgo, Debankur Chatterjee, Debashis Chatterjee (2016). Monsoonal influence on variation of hydrochemistry and isotopic signatures: implications for associated arsenic release in groundwater. Journal of Hydrology, Volume 535, 407-417. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.052
  17. Ningfang Yang, S. Zhixiong, Saugata Datta, Karen Johannesson (2016). High Arsenic (As) concentration in shallow groundwaters of southern Louisiana: Evidence of microbial controls on As mobilization from sediments. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, (5) 100-113. doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.11.023
  18. Saugata Datta (2015). Hydrological Aspects of Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater in Eastern India. Advances in Agronomy, 132, 75-137. doi:10.1016/bs.agron.2015.02.001
  19. M.S. Sankar, M.A. Vega, P.P. Defoe, M.G. Kibria, S. Ford, K. Telfeyan, A. Neal, T.J. Mohajerin, G.M. Hettiarachchi, S. Barua, C. Hobson, K. Johannesson, S. Datta (2014). Elevated Arsenic and Manganese in Groundwaters of Murshidabad, West Bengal, India. Science of the Total Environment, 488-489; pp. 570-579. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.02.077
  20. T.J. Mohajerin, A.W. Neal, K. Telfeyan, S.M. Sasihharan, S. Ford, N. Yang, D.A. Chevis, D.A. Grimm, S. Datta, C.D. White, K.H. Johannesson (2014). Geochemistry of Tungsten and Arsenic in Aquifer Systems: A Comparative Study of Groundwaters from West Bengal, India, and Nevada, USA. Water Air Soil Pollut (2014), 225: 1792. doi:10.1007/s11270-013-1792-x
  21. Watney, W.L., Rush, J., Wreath, D., Doveton, J., Fazelalavi, M., Holubnyak, E., Newell, D., Victorine, J., Datta, S., Roberts, J., and Fowle, D. (2013). Paleozoic Anchor Core in South-Central Kansas-Berexco Wellington KGS #1- 32, Sumner County; Mid-Continent Core Workshop: From Source to Reservoir to Seal (Joint publication by the Kansas Geological Survey and the Kansas Geological Society).
  22. Watney, W.L., Rush, J., Wreath, D., Holubnyak, E., Fazalalavi, M., and Datta, S. (2013). Paleozoic Anchor Core in Southwest Kansas-Berexco Cutter KGS #1 in Stevens County; Mid-Continent Core Workshop: From Source to Reservoir Seal (Joint publication by the Kansas Geological Survey and the Kansas Geological Society).
  23. Bower, P., Bennington, B., Lemke, L.D., Liddicoat, J., Miccio, B.S., Lampousis, A., Thompson, D.M., Seewald, B.G., Kney, A.D., Graham, T., and Datta, S. (2013). Brownfield action: dissemination of a SENCER model curriculum and the creation of a collaborative STEM education network. Science Education and Civic Engagement (An International Journal).
  24. Karen H. Johannesson, Heeral B. Dave, T. Jade Mohajerin, Saugata Datta (2013). Controls on tungsten concentrations in groundwater flow systems: The role of adsorption, aquifer sediment Fe(III) oxide/oxyhydroxide content, and thiotungstate formation. Chemical Geology, 351; 76-94. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.05.002
  25. Datta S., Rule A.M., Mihalic J.N., Chillrud S.N., Ramos-Bonilla J.P., Han I., Polyak L.M., Breysse P.N., Geyh A.S. (2012). Use of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy To Speciate Manganese in Airborne Particulate Matter from Five Counties Across the United States. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46, 6, 3101-3109. doi:10.1021/es203435n
  26. Sahajpal R., Zimmerman S., Datta S., Hemming N.G., Hemming S.R. (2011). Assessing Li and other leachable geochemical proxies for paleo-salinity in lake sediments from the Mono Basin, CA (USA). Elsevier Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 75, Issue 24, 15 December 2011, Pages 7855-7863. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.10.001
  27. Datta S., Neal A.W., Mohajerin T.J., Ocheltree T., Rosenheim B.E., White C.D., Johannesson K.H. (2011). Perennial ponds are not an important source of water or dissolved organic matter to groundwaters with high arsenic concentrations in West Bengal, India. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L20404. doi:10.1029/2011GL049301
  28. Leveille, R. and Datta, S. (2010). Lava Tubes and Basaltic Caves: Astrobiological Targets on Earth and Mars: A Review. Planetary and Space Science, 58, 4; 592-598. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2009.06.004
  29. Datta S., Mailloux, B., Hoque, M.A., Jung, H.B., Stute, M., Ahmed, K.M., Zheng, Y. (2009). Redox trapping of arsenic during groundwater discharge in sediments from the Meghna riverbank in Bangladesh. PNAS, October 6, 2009 106 (40) 16930-16935. doi:10.1073/pnas.0908168106
  30. Stute M., Zheng,Y., Schlosser, P., Horneman, A., Dhar, R., Datta, S., Hoque, M.A., Seddiqque, A.A.,Shamsuddhha, M., Matin Ahmed, K. and vanGeen, A. (2007). Hydrological Control of Arsenic Concentrations in Bangladesh Groundwater. Water Resources Research, 43, 9, Article Number: W09417. doi:10.1029/2005WR004499
  31. Datta, S., Haldar, D. (2006). Andaman mud volcanoes - Low temperature geochemistry of eruptive fluids and potential hydrocarbon source. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (I.F. 4.10) 70 (18): A128-A128 Suppl. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.273
  32. Keimowitz A.R., Simpson H.J., Chillrud S.N., Stute M., Tsang M., Datta S., Ross J. (2005). Oxidation of groundwater arsenic and iron. Advances in Arsenic Research, ACS Symposium Series 915: 206-219. doi:10.1021/bk-2005-0915.ch015
  33. Keimowitz A.R., Simpson H.J., Stute M., Datta S., Chillrud S.N., Ross J., Tsang M. (2005). Naturally occurring arsenic: mobilization at a landfill in Maine and implications for remediation. Applied Geochemistry, 20 (11): 1985-2002. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2005.06.008
  34. Datta, S., Powell, M.A., Martin, R.R., Hart, B.R., Fyfe, W.S., Tripathy, S., (2003). Utilization of waste materials (coal fly ash and urban sewage sludge) in bioremediation of lateritic soils and vertisols from India - a three year monitoring study. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management. The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management.
  35. Datta, S., Thibault, Y., Fyfe, W.S., Powell, M.A., Martin, R.R. and Tripathy, S. (2002). Occurrence of trona in alkaline soils of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), India. Episodes (Journal of International Geoscience: International Union of Geological Sciences), 25 (4): 236-239. publication