Dale, J.G., Stegemeier, J.P., and Kim, C.S. (2014) Aggregation of nanoscale iron oxyhydroxides and corresponding effects on metal uptake, retention, and speciation: I. Ionic-strength and pH.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta  (submitted).


Stegemeier, J.P., Reinsch, B.C., Lentini, C.J., Dale, J.G., and Kim, C.S. (2014) Aggregation of nanoscale iron oxyhydroxides and corresponding effects on heavy metal uptake, retention, and speciation:  II.  Temperature and time.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (submitted).


Kim, C.S., Anthony, T., Goldstein, D., and Rytuba, J.J.  (2014) Windborne transport and surface enrichment of arsenic in semi-arid mining regions: examples from the Mojave Desert, California.  Journal of Aeolian Research (submitted).


Chesne, R.B., and Kim, C.S.  (2014) Zn(II) and Cu(II) adsorption and retention onto iron oxyhydroxide nanoparticles:  effects of particle aggregation and salinity.  Geochemical Transactions (in revision).


Kim, C.S., Chi, C., Miller, S.R., Sugihara, E.S., Akau, J., Rytuba, J.J., and Webb, S.M. (2013) (Micro)spectroscopic analyses of particle size dependence on arsenic distribution and speciation in mine wastes.  Environmental Science & Technology 47, 8164-8171. .PDF


Wang, Q., Nemoto, M., Li, D., Weaver, J.C., Weden, B., Stegemeier, J.P., Bozhilov, K.N., Wood, L.R., Milliron, G.W., Kim, C.S., DiMasi, E., and Kisailus, D. (2013) Phase transformations and structural developments in the radular teeth of Cryptochiton stelleriAdvanced Functional Materials 23(23), 2908-2917.  .PDF


Kim, C.S., Stack, D.H., and Rytuba, J.J. (2012) Fluvial transport and surface enrichment of arsenic in semi-arid mining regions: examples from the Mojave Desert, California.  Journal of Environmental Monitoring (special issue on emerging investigators) 14, 1798-1813. .PDF


Gerbig, C.A., Kim, C.S., Stegemeier, J.P., Ryan, J.N., and Aiken, G.R. (2011)  Formation of nanocolloidal metacinnabar in mercury-DOM-sulfide systems.  Environmental Science & Technology 45(21), 9180-9187. .PDF 


Kim, C.S., Wilson, K.M., and Rytuba, J.J.  (2011) Particle-size dependence on metal(loid) distributions in mine wastes: Implications for water contamination and human exposure.  Applied Geochemistry 26, 484-495.PDF


Jew, A.D., Kim, C.S., Rytuba, J.J., Gustin, M.S., and Brown, G.E. Jr. (2011) New technique for quantification of elemental Hg in mine wastes and its implications for mercury evasion into the atmosphere. Environmental Science & Technology 45(2), 412-417.  .PDF  SI.PDF


Reinsch, B.C., Forsberg, B., Penn, R.L., Kim, C.S, and Lowry, G.V. (2010) Chemical transformations during aging of zerovalent iron nanoparticles in the presence of common groundwater dissolved constituents.  Environmental Science & Technology 44(9), 3455–3461.  .PDF  SI.PDF


Gilbert, B., Ono, R.K., Ching, K.A., Kim, C.S. (2009)  The effects of nanoparticle aggregation processes on aggregate structure and metal uptake.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 339, 285-295.PDF


Rytuba, J.J., Hothem, R.L., May, J.T., Kim, C.S., Lawler, D., Goldstein, D., and Brussee, B.E. (2009) Environmental impact of the Helen, Research, and Chicago mercury mines on water, sediment, and biota in upper Dry Creek watershed, Lake County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1382, 59 p.  LINK


Kim, C.S., Lentini, C.J., and Waychunas, G.A. (2008) Synchrotron-based studies of metal adsorption and structural incorporation with iron oxyhydroxide nanoparticles.  In Adsorption of Metals By Geomedia II:  Variables, Mechanisms, and Model Applications, Barnett, M. (Ed.), Elsevier Academic Press, 478 pp.  .PDF


Gilbert, B., Lu, G. and Kim, C.S. (2007) Stable cluster formation in aqueous suspensions

of iron oxyhydroxide nanoparticles. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 313, 152-159. .PDF


Waychunas, G.A., Kim, C.S., and Banfield, J.F. (2005) Nanoparticulate oxide minerals in soils and sediments:  unique properties and contaminant scavenging mechanisms.  Journal of Nanoparticle Research 7, 409-433.  .PDF


Kim, C.S. (2005) Speciation of mercury using synchrotron radiation. In Mercury: Sources, Measurements, Cycles, and Effects, Parsons, M.B. and Percival, J.B. (Eds.), Halifax, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course Volume 34, 95-122.  .PDF


Kim, C.S.  (2005) Adsorption mechanisms of heavy metals.  In Heavy Metal Ions in the Environment:  Origin, Interaction and Remediation, Bradl, H. (Ed.), Amsterdam, Elsevier Academic Press, 269 p.


Lowry, G.V., Shaw, S., Kim, C.S., Rytuba, J.J., and Brown, G.E. Jr.  (2004) Macroscopic and microscopic observations of particle-facilitated mercury transport from New Idria and Sulphur Bank mercury mine tailings. Environmental Science & Technology 38(19), 5101-5111.  .PDF  SI.PDF


Kim, C.S., Rytuba, J.J., and Brown, G.E. Jr. (2004) EXAFS study of Hg(II) sorption to Fe- and Al-(hydr)oxide surfaces: I. Effects of pH. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 271(1), 1-15.  .PDF


Kim, C.S., Rytuba, J.J., and Brown, G.E. Jr. (2004) EXAFS study of Hg(II) sorption to Fe- and Al-(hydr)-oxide surfaces: II. Effects of chloride and sulfate. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 270(1), 9-20.  .PDF 


Kim, C.S., Rytuba, J.J., and Brown, G.E. Jr. (2004) Geological and anthropogenic factors influencing mercury speciation in mine wastes: an EXAFS spectroscopy study. Applied Geochemistry 19(3), 379-393.  .PDF


Kim, C.S., Bloom, N.S., Rytuba, J.J., and Brown, G.E. Jr. (2003) Mercury speciation by X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy and sequential chemical extractions:  a comparison of speciation methods. Environmental Science & Technology 37(22), 5102-5108.  .PDF


Sladek, C., Gustin, M.S., Kim, C.S., and Biester, H. (2002) Assessment of three methods for determining mercury speciation in mine waste. Geochemistry, Exploration, Environment, Analysis 2(4), 369-375.  .PDF


Gustin, M.S., Biester, H., and Kim, C.S. (2002) Investigation of the light enhanced emission of mercury from naturally enriched substrate. Atmospheric Environment 36, 3241-3254.  .PDF


Kim, C.S., Brown, G.E. Jr., and Rytuba, J.J. (2000) Characterization and speciation of mercury-bearing mine wastes using X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS). Science of the Total Environment 261(1-3), 157-168.  .PDF


Kim, C.S., Rytuba, J.J., and Brown, G.E. Jr. (1999) Utility of EXAFS in speciation and characterization of mercury-bearing mine wastes. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 6, 648-650.  .PDF


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