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Chen Zhu

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Zhu, C., Zhang, G.R., Lu, P., Zhu, C. and Meng, L. 2015. Benchmark modeling of the Sleipner CO2 plume: Calibration to seismic data for the uppermost layer and model sensitivity analysis. The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control DOI [This material is partly based upon work supported by the Department of Energy Grant No. EAR0809903]

Ji, X. and Zhu, C. 2015. CO2 storage in deep saline aquifers. A chapter in Novel Materials for Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Technology, pp 299-332, Elsevier. DOI [This material is partly based upon work supported by the Department of Energy Grant No. EAR0809903]

Siegel, D.I., Dasgupta, S., Zhu, C., Chanton, J., Glaser, P.H. 2015. Geochemical mixing in peatland waters: The role of organic acids. Wetlands 35(3):567-575 DOI

Lu, P., Oelkers, E.H., Konishi, H., and Zhu, C. 2015. Coupled Alkali Feldspar Dissolution and Secondary Mineral Precipitation in Batch Systems: 5. Results of K-feldspar hydrolysis experiments. Chinese Journal of Geochemistry. DOI

Zhang, G.R., Lu, P. and Zhu, C. 2014. Model predictions via history matchign of CO2 plume migraiton at the Sleipner project, Norwgian North Sea. Energy Procedia 63: 3000-3011. [This material is partly based upon work supported by the Department of Energy Grant No. EAR0809903]

Zhu, C., Liu. Z., Schaefer, A., Wang, C., Zhang, G., Gruber, C., Ganor, G. and Georg, R.B. 2014. Silicon isotopes as a new method of measuring silicate mineral reaction rates at ambient temperature. Procedia: Earth and Planetary Sciences, Geochemistry of Earth’s Surface GES-10, 10:189-193. DOI

Gruber, C., Zhu, C., Georg, R.B., Zakon, J. and Ganor, J. 2014. Resolving the gap between laboratory and field rates of feldspar weathering. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 147:90–106. DOI

Zhu, C., Zhang, G.R., Lu, P., Meng, L.F. and Ji, X. 2014. Benchmark modeling of the Sleipner CO2 plume: Calibration to seismic data for the uppermost layer and model sensitivity analysis. The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.

Zhu, C. and Lu, P. 2013. Coupling of dissolution and precipitation reactions as the main contributor to the apparent discrepancy between lab and field reaction rates. Procedia of Earth and Planetary Sciences. International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction WRI-14, 7:948-952. DOI

Ji, X. and Zhu, C 2013. A SAFT Equation of State for the H2S-CO2-H2O-NaCl system and applications for CO2-H2S transportation and geological storage. Energy Procedia 37:3780-3791.DOI

Lu, P., Fu, Q., Seyfried Jr., WE, Jones, K. and Zhu, C. 2013. Coupled alkali feldspar dissolution and secondary mineral precipitation in batch systems: 2. Effects of CO2 and implications for carbon sequestration. Applied Geochemistry 30:75-90, DOI

Ji, X. and Zhu C. 2012. Predicting possible effects of H2S impurity on CO2 transportation and geological storage. Environmental Science and Technology 47:55-62 DOI

Zhu, C., Rehrey, G., Treadwell, B. and Johnson, C.C. 2012. Looking Back to Move Ahead: How Students Learn Deep Geological Time by Predicting Future Environmental Impacts. Journal of College Science Teaching 41(3):61-66.

Liu, Y., Lu, P., Griffith, C., Soong, Y., Hedges, S.W., Hellevang, H. and Zhu, C. 2012. CO-caprock-brine interaction: Reactivity experiments on Eau Claire Shale and a review of literature. The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. (7)153–167, DOI

Zhu, C. 2011. Current Status of Geochemical Modeling. In Environmental and Geological Studies, Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Robert A. Meyers (Ed.), Springer. DOI

Zhu, C. and Schwartz, F.W. 2011. Hydrogeochemical processes and their controls – influence on water quality and water management. Elements 7(3):169-174. [This material is partly based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. EAR0809903]

Oelkers, O.H., Hering, J. and Zhu, C. 2011. Water: Is there a global crisis. Elements 7(3):157-162.

Zhu, C. 2011. The globalization of Chinese geosciences: A threat or an opportunity? Elements 7(6):368-367.

Lu, P., Nuhfer, N.T., Kelly, S., Li, Q., Konishi, H., Elswick, E., Schimmelmann, A. and Zhu, C. 2011. Pb2+ coprecipitation with iron oxyhydroxide nano-particles. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75:4527-4621, DOI

Liu, F., Lu, P., Zhu, C. and Xiao Y. 2011. Coupled reactive transport modeling of CO2 Sequestration in the Mt. Simon Sandstone Formation, Midwest U.S.A. The International Journal of Green House Gas Control 52(2):294-307. DOI

Lu, P. and Zhu, C. 2011, Arsenic Eh-pH Diagrams at 25°C and 1 bar. Environmental Earth Sciences 62(8):1673-1683. DOI [This material is partly based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. EAR0809903]

Su, W., Zhang, H., Hu, R., Ge, X., Xia, B., Chen, Y. and Zhu, C. 2011. Mineralogy and geochemistry of gold-bearing arsenian pyrite from the Shuiyindong Carlin-type gold deposit, Guizhou, China: Implications for gold depositional processes. Mineralium Deposita.DOI

Lu, P, Fu, Q., Seyfried, W.E. Jr, Hereford, A.G. and Zhu, C. 2010. Navajo Sandstone-Brine-CO2 interaction: Implications for Geological Carbon Sequestration. Environmental Earth Sciences, 62(1):101-118. DOI

Pham, V.T.H., Lu, P. Aagaard, P., Zhu, C. and Hellevang, H. 2010. On the potential of CO2-water-rock interactions for CO2 storage using a modified kinetic model. The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. DOI

Zhu, C. and Kipfer, R. 2010. Noble Gas Evidence for the Passing of the Southern Branch of Jet Streams in Late Pleistocene over Black Mesa, Arizona, USA, Geology 38(1):83-86; DOI

*Lu, P., Fu, Q., Seyfried, W.E. Jr, Hereford, A.G. and Zhu, C. Navajo Sandstone-Brine-CO2 interaction: Implications for Geological Carbon Sequestration. Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI.

*Liu, F.Y., Le, C., McKnight-Whitford, A., Xia, Y., Wu, F., Elswick, E., Johnson, C.C. and Zhu, C. 2010. Antimony Speciation and Contamination of Waters in Xikuangshan Sb Mining and Smelting Area, China. Environmental Geochemistry and Health DOI.

Zhu, C., Lu, P., Zheng, Z. and Ganor, J. 2010. Coupled Alkali Feldspar Dissolution and Secondary Mineral Precipitation in Batch Systems: 4. Numerical modeling of reaction path. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. DOI.

Zhu, C. and Lu, P. 2009. Alkali Feldspar Dissolution and Secondary Mineral Precipitation in Batch Systems: 3. Saturation States of Product Minerals and Reaction Paths. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73:3171-3120. DOI.

Georg, R.B., Zhu, C., Reynolds, R.C. and Halliday, A.N. 2009. Stable silicon isotopes of groundwater, feldspars, and clay coatings in the Navajo Sandstone aquifer, Black Mesa, Arizona, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73:229-2241.

Fu, Q., Lu, P., Konishi, H., Dilmore, R., Xu, H., Seyfried, W.E. Jr. and Zhu, C. Coupled alkali-feldspar Dissolution and Secondary Mineral Precipitation in Batch Systems: 1. New Experimental Data at 200°C and 300 bars. Chemical Geology 91(3):955-964.

Yang, C., Samper, J., Zhu, C. and Jones, S.B. Numerical modeling of the development of a preferentially leached layer on feldspar surfaces. Environmental Geology 57:1639-1647.

In Preparation

Siegel, D.I., Dasgupta, S., Zhu, C., Chanton, J. and Glaser, P.H. (submitted). Geochemical Mixing in Peatland Waters: The Role of Organic Acids. Wet Land.

He, H., Zhu, C., and Liu, Y. (submitted). First principles calculation on equilibrium Si isotope fractionation factors and its implementation on Si isotope distributions in Earth surface environments. Earth and Planetary Letters.

Ji, X. and Zhu, C. (submitted). CO2 storage in deep saline aquifers. In Novel Materials for Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Technology, Elsevier.

Refereed Journal Articles

*Student authors under Zhu’s supervision

*Liu, F.Y., *Lu, P., Zhu, C., Xiao, Y., Coupled Reactive Transport Modeling of CO2 Sequestration in the Mt. Simon Sandstone Formation, Midwest U.S.A. Submitted to The International Journal of Green House Gas Control January 2010.

*Liu, F.Y., *Lu, P., Griffth, C., Hedges, S.W., Zhu, C., CO2–Caprock–brine interaction: Reactivity Experiments on Eau Claire Shale and a Review of literature. To be submitted to The International Journal of Green House Gas Control.

*Lu, P., Zhu, C., Coupled Alkali Feldspar Dissolution and Secondary Mineral Precipitation in Batch Systems: 2 Effects of CO2 and implications for carbon sequestration. To be submitted to Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

*Lu, P., Zhu, C., Nuhfer, N. T., and Kelly, Pb2+ coprecipitation with iron oxyhydroxide nano-particles. To be submitted to Journal of Colloids Sciences and Interfaces.

McKnight-Whitford, A., Chen, B., Naranmandura, H., Zhu, C. and Le, X.C., High concentrations of monomethylarsonous acid detected in contaminated groundwater. To be submitted to Environmental Sciences & Technology.

*Lu, P., Zhu, C. Arsenic Eh–pH Diagrams at 25°C and 1 bar. Environmental Earth Sciences, Accepted.

Books

book

Zhu, C. and Greg Anderson 2002. Environmental Applications of Geochemical Modeling. Cambridge University Press, London, ISBN 0-521-80907-X; 0-521-00577-9 (pb), 304 p.

Zhu, C. Geochemical modeling of reaction paths and networks. 2009. Chapter 12 in Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Water-rock Interactions. E.H. Oelkers and J. Schott (eds), Review in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 70:533-569.