William Burgos

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Summary

Bioremediation of soil, sediment and groundwater; integrative hydrobiogeochemistry; biological metal oxidation in coal mine drainage; biological iron(III) reduction; biological uranium(VI) reduction; geochemical transformations caused by CO2 injection or leakage.

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Recent Publications

Toxicity and chemical composition of commercial road palliatives versus oil and gas produced waters

Farnan, J., Vanden Heuvel, J. P., Dorman, F. L., Warner, N. R. & Burgos, W. D., Oct 1 2023, In: Environmental Pollution. 334, 122184.

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Microbial carbon, sulfur, iron, and nitrogen cycling linked to the potential remediation of a meromictic acidic pit lake

Ayala-Muñoz, D., Macalady, J. L., Sánchez-España, J., Falagán, C., Couradeau, E. & Burgos, W. D., Dec 2022, In: ISME Journal. 16, 12, p. 2666-2679 14 p.

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Novel Microorganisms Contribute to Biosulfidogenesis in the Deep Layer of an Acidic Pit Lake

Ayala-Muñoz, D., Burgos, W. D., Sánchez-España, J., Falagán, C., Couradeau, E. & Macalady, J. L., Jul 13 2022, In: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 10, 867321.

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Functional redundancy imparts process stability to acidic Fe(II)-oxidizing microbial reactors

Ayala-Muñoz, D., Simister, R. L., Crowe, S. A., Macalady, J. L. & Burgos, W. D., Jul 2021, In: Environmental microbiology. 23, 7, p. 3682-3694 13 p.

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Efficacy of oil and gas produced water as a dust suppressant

Stallworth, A. M., Chase, E. H., McDevitt, B., Marak, K. K., Freedman, M. A., Wilson, R. T., Burgos, W. D. & Warner, N. R., Dec 10 2021, In: Science of the Total Environment. 799, 149347.

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Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic study of microbial metal resistance in an acidic pit lake

Ayala-Muñoz, D., Burgos, W. D., Sánchez-España, J., Couradeau, E., Falagán, C. & Macalady, J. L., Sep 2020, In: Microorganisms. 8, 9, p. 1-271350 271350 p., 1350.

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Detection and removal of biologically active organic micropollutants from hospital wastewater

Castillo Meza, L., Piotrowski, P., Farnan, J., Tasker, T. L., Xiong, B., Weggler, B., Murrell, K., Dorman, F. L., Vanden Heuvel, J. P. & Burgos, W. D., Jan 15 2020, In: Science of the Total Environment. 700, 134469.

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Batch extraction method to estimate total dissolved solids (TDS) release from coal refuse and overburden

Castillo-Meza, L. E., Cravotta, C. A., Tasker, T. L., Warner, N. R., Daniels, W. L., Orndorff, Z. W., Bergstresser, T., Douglass, A., Kimble, G., Streczywilk, J., Barton, C., Fulton, S., Thompson, A. & Burgos, W. D., Apr 2020, In: Applied Geochemistry. 115, 104540.

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A multi-method characterization of natural terrestrial birnessites

Ling, F. T., Post, J. E., Heaney, P. J., Santelli, C. M., Ilton, E. S., Burgos, W. D. & Rose, A. W., Jun 25 2020, In: American Mineralogist. 105, 6, p. 833-847 15 p.

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Maximum Removal Efficiency of Barium, Strontium, Radium, and Sulfate with Optimum AMD-Marcellus Flowback Mixing Ratios for Beneficial Use in the Northern Appalachian Basin

McDevitt, B., Cavazza, M., Beam, R., Cavazza, E., Burgos, W. D., Li, L. & Warner, N. R., Apr 21 2020, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 54, 8, p. 4829-4839 11 p.

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Laboratory Method to Assess Efficacy of Dust Suppressants for Dirt and Gravel Roads

Stallworth, A. M., Chase, E. H., Burgos, W. D. & Warner, N. R., Jun 2020, In: Transportation Research Record. 2674, 6, p. 188-199 12 p.

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Geochemical and isotope analysis of produced water from the Utica/Point Pleasant Shale, Appalachian Basin

Tasker, T. L., Warner, N. R. & Burgos, W. D., May 2020, In: Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 22, 5, p. 1224-1232 9 p.

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Effects of Solid-Phase Organic Carbon and Hydraulic Residence Time on Manganese(II) Removal in a Passive Coal Mine Drainage Treatment System

Luan, F. & Burgos, W. D., Mar 6 2019, In: Mine Water and the Environment. 38, 1, p. 130-135 6 p.

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Accuracy of methods for reporting inorganic element concentrations and radioactivity in oil and gas wastewaters from the Appalachian Basin, U.S. Based on an inter-laboratory comparison

Tasker, T. L., Burgos, W. D., Ajemigbitse, M. A., Lauer, N. E., Gusa, A. V., Kuatbek, M., May, D., Landis, J. D., Alessi, D. S., Johnsen, A. M., Kaste, J. M., Headrick, K. L., Wilke, F. D. H., McNeal, M., Engle, M., Jubb, A. M., Vidic, R. D., Vengosh, A. & Warner, N. R., Feb 2019, In: Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 21, 2, p. 224-241 18 p.

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Iron(III) minerals and anthraquinone-2,6-disulfonate (AQDS) synergistically enhance bioreduction of hexavalent chromium by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1

Meng, Y., Zhao, Z., Burgos, W. D., Li, Y., Zhang, B., Wang, Y., Liu, W., Sun, L., Lin, L. & Luan, F., Nov 1 2018, In: Science of the Total Environment. 640-641, p. 591-598 8 p.

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