Scott C. Brooks
Subsurface Science Group
Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6038
Biogeochemistry of advecting fluids in the subsurface; geochemical factors influencing the fate and transport of solutes; microbially mediated geochemical changes in groundwater; geochemical constraints on bacterial activity in soils and groundwater; influence of physical, chemical, and mineralogical heterogeneities on the rates and equilibrium of reactions.
1995 -- University of Virginia. Ph.D. Environmental Sciences. Program focus: low-temperature geochemistry, environmental microbiology, hydrology. Dissertation: Geochemical and Microbiological Controls on Cobalt Mobility.
1991 -- University of Virginia. M.S. Environmental Sciences. Thesis: Influence of Inoculation with Phanerochaete chrysosporium Burds. on the Fate of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Soils.
1984 -- University of Virginia. B.A. Psychology. Focus of major: neurobiology and physiology of memory.
- Biogeochemical Processes Controlling the Microbial Reductive Precipitation of Radionuclides
- Containment of Toxic Metals and Radionuclides in Porous and Fractured Media: Optimizing Biogeochmical Reduction versus Geochemical Oxidation
- In-Situ Immobilization of Uranium in Structured Porous Media via Biomineralization at the Fracture/Matrix Interface
- Permeable Environmental Leaching Capsules (PELCAPs) for Nondestructive In Situ Evaluation of Contaminant Immobilization in Soil
- Decreasing Toxic Metal Bioavailability with Novel Soil Amendment Strategies