Redox Reactivity of Iron Minerals in the Geosphere, 2nd Edition
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 May 2024 | Viewed by 721
Interests: biogeochemistry; geomicrobiology; geochemistry; biomineralization; microbial transformations of minerals
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Interests: biogeochemistry; mineralogy; nutrients and contaminants fate; chemical speciation; X-ray spectroscopy
Interests: synchrotron X-ray methods; redox transformations; contaminant transport; complexation mechanisms; surface processes; nanoprecipitation
Iron is a highly abundant element in the lithosphere, and Fe oxides, Fe-bearing phyllosilicate minerals, Fe sulfides, and other Fe-bearing minerals are common constituents of soils and sediments. As such, redox-active Fe-bearing minerals are key players in electron transfer reactions involved in the biogeochemical cycling of elements and the transformation of organic and inorganic contaminants in both natural and engineered redox dynamic environments.
We invite contributions relatking to, but not limited to, laboratory and field studies of the transformations of Fe-bearing minerals via abiotic and microbially-driven redox reactions; the coupling of redox reactions of Fe-bearing minerals with the biogeochemical cycling of critical elements (e.g., N, P, and S); and the impacts of Fe redox reactions on contaminant transformation, fate, and transport in aquatic and terrestrial environments. We especially encourage multidisciplinary studies that use cutting-edge approaches such as advanced imaging and spectroscopic techniques, isotopic analysis, and omics-based molecular microbiology.
Dr. Edward J. O'Loughlin
Dr. Lucie Stetten
Dr. Maxim I. Boyanov
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- iron oxides
- iron sulfides
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