Biosciences Division


Scott C. Brooks

Subsurface Science Group
Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6038
Phone:  (865)574-6398
Fax:  (865)576-8646

Professional Interests

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.

Current Projects

Curriculum Vitae