In situ remediation of soils; Use of biosolids; phytoremediation of heavy metals
B.A., Political Science, Williams College
M.S., Agronomy, University of Maryland
Ph.D., Agronomy, University of Maryland
Current Sponsored Projects
- Biosolids Information and Education
Project goal is to provide technical support to the King County, Washington Biosolids Program.
- Mountains to Sound Greenway Biosolids Program
Project goal is to continue assisting the King County, WA Wastewater Treatment Divsion in determining appropriate biosolids application rates, in terms of benefits and safety, for commercial forest plantations.
R Singer, S Brown. (2018). Impact of Soil Filtration on Metals, Nutrients, and Estrogenic Activity of Reclaimed Water. Journal of Environmental Quality 47(6), 1504-1512.
MAS Laidlaw, GM Filippelli, S Brown, J Paz-Ferreiro, SM Reichman, …(2017). Case studies and evidence-based approaches to addressing urban soil lead contamination. Applied Geochemistry 83, 14-30.
J Morris, S Brown, M Cotton, HS Matthews. (2017). Life-cycle assessment harmonization and soil science ranking results on food-waste management methods. Environmental Science & Technology 51(10), 5360-5367.
R Cantarero, P Richter, S Brown, L Ascar, I Ahumada. (2017). Effects of applying biosolids to soils on the adsorption and bioavailability of 17α-ethinylestradiol and triclosan in wheat plants. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24(14), 12847-12859.
JG Jay, S Brown. (2017). Developing Biosolids Based Bioretention Soils for Green Stormwater Infrastructure. Proceedings of the Water Environmental Federation 2017(1), 297-301.
Wijesekara, H., N.S. Bolan, M. Vithanage, Y.Xu, S. Mandal, S.L. Brown, G.M. Hettiarachchi, G.M. Pierzynski, L. Huang, Y. S. Ok, M.B. Kirkham, C. Saint. A. Surapaneni. 2016. Utilization of biowaste for mine spoil rehabilitation. Advances in Agronomy 138:97-173.