Susan Brantley

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Dr. Hubert Barnes and Dr. Mary Barnes Professor, Geosciences
Director, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute

Research Summary

Aqueous geochemistry, geochemical kinetics and microbial biogeochemistry; coupling between weathering and erosion; chemical, biological, and physical weathering.

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Recent Publications

Measurements of Atmospheric Methane Emissions from Stray Gas Migration: A Case Study from the Marcellus Shale

Dennis, L. E., Richardson, S. J., Miles, N., Woda, J., Brantley, S. L. & Davis, K. J., Apr 21 2022, In: ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 6, 4, p. 909-919 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

How Particle Size Influences Oxidation of Ancient Organic Matter during Weathering of Black Shale

Gu, X. & Brantley, S. L., Jun 16 2022, In: ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 6, 6, p. 1443-1459 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Lithological Control of Stream Chemistry in the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico

Hynek, S. A., McDowell, W. H., Bhatt, M. P., Orlando, J. J. & Brantley, S. L., May 12 2022, In: Frontiers in Earth Science. 10, 779459.

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Weathering of chlorite from grain to watershed: The role and distribution of oxidation reactions in the subsurface

Liao, R., Gu, X. & Brantley, S. L., Sep 15 2022, In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 333, p. 284-307 24 p.

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Microbial chemolithotrophic oxidation of pyrite in a subsurface shale weathering environment: Geologic considerations and potential mechanisms

Napieralski, S. A., Fang, Y., Marcon, V., Forsythe, B., Brantley, S. L., Xu, H. & Roden, E. E., Mar 2022, In: Geobiology. 20, 2, p. 271-291 21 p.

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Geochemical Evidence of Potential Groundwater Contamination with Human Health Risks Where Hydraulic Fracturing Overlaps with Extensive Legacy Hydrocarbon Extraction

Shaheen, S. W., Wen, T., Herman, A. & Brantley, S. L., Jul 19 2022, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 56, 14, p. 10010-10019 10 p.

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Using a neural network – Physics-based hybrid model to predict soil reaction fronts

Wen, T., Chen, C., Zheng, G., Bandstra, J. & Brantley, S. L., Oct 2022, In: Computers and Geosciences. 167, 105200.

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Oxidation and associated pore structure modification during experimental alteration of granite

Anovitz, L. M., Cheshire, M. C., Hermann, R. P., Gu, X., Sheets, J. M., Brantley, S. L., Cole, D. R., Ilton, E. S., Mildner, D. F. R., Gagnon, C., Allard, L. F. & Littrell, K. C., Jan 1 2021, In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 292, p. 532-556 25 p.

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Relating land surface, water table, and weathering fronts with a conceptual valve model for headwater catchments

Brantley, S. L. & Lebedeva, M. I., Feb 2021, In: Hydrological Processes. 35, 2, e14010.

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The future low-temperature geochemical data-scape as envisioned by the U.S. geochemical community

Brantley, S. L., Wen, T., Agarwal, D. A., Catalano, J. G., Schroeder, P. A., Lehnert, K., Varadharajan, C., Pett-Ridge, J., Engle, M., Castronova, A. M., Hooper, R. P., Ma, X., Jin, L., McHenry, K., Aronson, E., Shaughnessy, A. R., Derry, L. A., Richardson, J., Bales, J. & Pierce, E. M., Dec 2021, In: Computers and Geosciences. 157, 104933.

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Subsurface particle transport shapes the deep critical zone in a granitoid watershed

Gu, X., Kim, H., Hynek, S., Thompson, A. & Brantley, S. L., 2021, In: Geochemical Perspectives Letters. 19, p. 13-18 6 p.

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Soil Carbon Dioxide Flux Partitioning in a Calcareous Watershed With Agricultural Impacts

Hodges, C., Brantley, S. L., Sharifironizi, M., Forsythe, B., Tang, Q., Carpenter, N. & Kaye, J., Oct 2021, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 126, 10, e2021JG006379.

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Toward catchment hydro-biogeochemical theories

Li, L., Sullivan, P. L., Benettin, P., Cirpka, O. A., Bishop, K., Brantley, S. L., Knapp, J. L. A., van Meerveld, I., Rinaldo, A., Seibert, J., Wen, H. & Kirchner, J. W., Jan 1 2021, In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. 8, 1, e1495.

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Seismic Imaging of a Shale Landscape Under Compression Shows Limited Influence of Topography-Induced Fracturing

Ma, L., Oakley, D., Nyblade, A., Moon, S., Accardo, N., Wang, W., Gu, X., Brubaker, K., Mount, G. J., Forsythe, B., Carr, B. J. & Brantley, S. L., Sep 16 2021, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 48, 17, e2021GL093372.

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How the capacity of bedrock to collect dust and produce soil affects phosphorus bioavailability in the northern Appalachian Mountains of Pennsylvania

Marcon, V., Hoagland, B., Gu, X., Liu, W., Kaye, J., DiBiase, R. A. & Brantley, S. L., Nov 2021, In: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 46, 14, p. 2807-2823 17 p.

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