Publications

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[93] PDPan RG, Gysi AP, Miron GD, Zhu C, Optimized thermodynamic properties of REE aqueous species (REE3+ and REEOH2+) and experimental database for modeling the solubility of REE phosphate minerals (monazite, xenotime, and rhabdophane) from 25 to 300 °C. Chemical Geology. DOI

[92] GChen MK, Lu P, Song YC, Zhu C (2023) Geochemical modeling to aid experimental design for multiple isotope tracer studies of coupled dissolution and precipitation reaction kinetics, Acta Geochimica. DOI

[91] Zhu C, Fryar A, Apps J (2023) Inorganic hydrogeochemistry in the 21st century. Groundwater DOI. Acknowledged PRF grant 57727-ND2, NSF EAR-1926734, EAR-2221907, DE-SC0022269.

[90] *Zhu C, Nordstrom DK. (2022) Flying blind: Geochemical modeling and thermodynamic data files. Groundwater.DOI

[89] Lu P, GZhang GR, Huang Y, Apps J, and Zhu C (2022) Dawsonite as a temporary but effective sink for geological carbon storage. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. v119: 103733. DOI. Acknowledged PRF grant 57727-ND2, NSF-1926734, OVPR, Murray chair.

[88] Majeske N, Zhang XS, GSabaj MM, Gong L, Zhu C, Azad A (2022) Inductive Predictions of Hydrologic Events Using a Long Short-Term Memory Network and the Soil and Water Assessment Tool. Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software, v152. DOI.

[87] Shabani B, Lu P, Kammer R, Zhu C (2022) Effects of Hydrogeological Heterogeneity on CO2 Migration and Mineral Trapping: 3D Reactive Transport Modeling of Geological CO2 Storage in the Mt. Simon Sandstone, Indiana, USA. Energies, v15. DOI.

[86] Toupal J, Vann DR, Zhu C, Gieré R (2022) Geochemistry of surface waters around four hard-rock lithium deposits in Central Europe. Journal of Geochemical Exploration v234, 106937. DOI.

[85] GKang JT, Bracco JN, Rimstidt JR, Zhu GH, Huang F, *Zhu C (2022). Ba attachment and detachment fluxes to and from barite surfaces in 137Ba-enriched solutions with variable [Ba2+]/[SO42-] ratios near solubility equilibrium. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. v317, 180-200. DOI. Acknowledged Haydn Murray chair endowment.

[84] GLu P, GZhang GR, Apps J, *Zhu C. (2022) Comparison of thermodynamic data files for PHREEQC. Earth-Science Reviews. DOI. Acknowledged NSF-1926734, Murray chair endowment, FRSP-ER.

[83] Lu P, Luo P, Wei W, Zhu C (2022) Effects of gas saturation and reservoir heterogeneity on thermochemical sulfate reduction reaction in a dolomite reservoir, Puguang Gas Field, China. Marine and Petroleum Geology, v135, 105403, DOI. Acknowledged PRF grant 57727-ND2.

[82] ZhangGR, *Lu P, Huang Y, Li GH, *Zhu C (2021) Investigation of mineral trapping processes based on coherent front propagation theory: A dawsonite-rich natural CO2 reservoir as an example. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control v110, 103400. DOI.

[81] *Zhu C, GZhangYL, Rimstidt JD, Gong L, UBurkhart, JA, Chen KY, Yuan HL (2021) Testing hypotheses of albite dissolution mechanisms at near-equilibrium using Si isotope tracers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. v303, 15-37. DOI. Acknowledged NSF-1926734, Murray chair endowment, FRSP-ER.

[80] Majeske N, GAbesh B, Zhu C, Azad A. (2021) Inductive Predictions of Extreme Hydrologic Events in the Wabash River Watershed. In Proceedings of 34th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2020) Vancouver, Canada. (In this discipline, conference proceedings papers are peer-reviewed and have the same standing as journal articles).  Web link.

[79] Lu P, Luo P, GZhang GR, Zhang S, *Zhu C (2020). A Mineral-Water-Gas Interaction Model of pCO2 as a Function of Temperature in Sedimentary Basins. Chemical Geology. v.558. DOI, Acknowledged PRF grant 57727-ND2.

[78] Zhang GR, Lu P, GZhang YL, UTu K, *Zhu C (2020) SupPhreeqc: A program to generate customized Phreeqc thermodynamic database based on Supcrtbl. Computers & Geosciences. v143. DOI. Acknowledged NSF-1926734, OVPR, Murray chair endowment, PRF grant 57727-ND2.

[77] PDDierauer J, Zhu C, Gong L, Walsh A, Pamidighantam S, Wang J, Christie M, and Abeysinghe E (2020) FutureWater Indiana: A science gateway for spatiotemporal modeling of water in Wabash basin with a focus on climate change. In Proceedings of CATCH THE WAVE AT PEARC20: Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC ’20). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 252-261. DOI. With acknowledgments to PfEC. (In this discipline, conference proceeding papers are peer-reviewed and have the same standing as journal articles). 

[76] GWang JR, Liu GM, *Zhu C (2020) Evaluating precipitation products for hydrologic modeling over a large river basin in the Midwestern USA. Hydrological Science Journal, Bulletin of International Association of Hydrologic Science. v65(7), 1221-1238. DOI. Acknowledged PfEC.

[75] Barna JM, Fryar AE, Cao L, Currens BJ, Peng T, Zhu C (2020) Variability in Groundwater Flow and Chemistry in the Houzhai Karst Basin, Guizhou Province, China. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience v26(3), 273-289. DOI.

[74] PDDierauer JR, *Zhu C. (2020) Drought in the twenty-first century in a water-rich region: Modeling study of the Wabash River Watershed, USA. Water. v12(1), #181. DOI. Acknowledged ERI/PfEC.

[73] *Zhu C,Rimstidt JD, GZhangYL, GKangJT, Schott J, Yuan HL (2020) Decoupling feldspar dissolution and precipitation rates at near-equilibrium with Si isotope tracers: Implications for modeling silicate weathering. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. v271, 132-153. DOI . Acknowledged NSF-1926734, OVPR

[72]Gong L, Rimstidt JD, GZhang YL, Chen KY, *Zhu C (2019) Unidirectional kaolinite dissolution rates at near-equilibrium and near-neutral pH conditions. Applied Clay Science v182. DOI. Acknowledged NSF-1926734, OVPR

[71] GZhang YL, Gong L, Chen KY, UBurkhart J, Yuan HL, *Zhu C (2020) A method for Si isotope tracer kinetics experiments: Using Q-ICP-MS to obtain 29Si/28Si ratios in aqueous solutions. Chemical Geology v531. DOI. Acknowledged NSF-1926734, OVPR

[70] GZhang YL, GHu B, Teng YG, *Zhu C (2019) A library of BASIC scripts of reaction rates for geochemical modeling using Phreeqc. Computers & Geosciences, v133. DOI. Acknowledged NSF-1926734, OVPR

[69] GZhang YL, Rimstidt JD, Huang Y, *Zhu C (2019) Kyanite far from equilibrium dissolution rate at 0–22 °C and pH of 3.5–7.5. Acta Geochimica 38: 1-9.Acknowledged NSF-1225733 and IU. DOI.

[68] GHu B, Teng YG, GZhang YL, *Zhu C (2019) Review: The projected hydrological cycle under the scenario of 936 ppm CO2 in 2100. Hydrogeology Journal, 27(1): 31-53. DOI. Acknowledged PfEC/ERI.

[67] GZhang GR, LuP, Luo P, Sonnenthal E, Huang Y, *Zhu C (2019) Effects of natural gas acidic components on local porosity generation in a carbonate reservoir: Insights from reactive transport modeling. AAPG Bulletin 103(12): 2975-3001. DOI. Acknowledged PRF grant 57727-ND2

[66]Teng, YG, GHu B, Zheng J, Wang JS, Zhai YZ, Zhu C (2018) Water quality responses to the interaction between surface water and groundwater along the Songhua River, NE China. Hydrogeology Journal, 26(5): 1591-1607. DOI

[65]Zhang GR, GKang JT, Wang TX, *Zhu C (2017) Review and outlook for agromineral research in agriculture and climate mitigation. Soil Research. 56(2): 113-122. DOI.

[64]Rimstidt, JD, GZhang Y, Zhu C (2016) Rate equations for sodium catalyzed amorphous silica dissolution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 195: 120-125. DOI

[63] *Zhu C, PDLiu ZY, PDWang C, USchaefer A, GLu P, GZhang GR, GZhang YL, Georg RB, Rimstidt JD, Yuan HL (2016) Measuring silicate mineral dissolution rates using Si isotope doping. Chemical Geology, 445: 146-163. DOI

[62] GZimmer K, GZhang YL, GLu P, GChen YY, GZhang GR, *Zhu C (2016) SUPCRTBL: A revised and extended thermodynamic dataset and software package of SUPCRT92. Computers & Geosciences 90: 97-111. DOI. EAR-1225733

[61] GZhang GR, GLu P, GZhang YL, Wei XM, *Zhu C (2016) Impacts of mineral reaction kinetics and regional groundwater flow on long-term CO2 fate at Sleipner. Energy & Fuel 30(5): 4159-4180. DOI

[60]He HT, Zhang, ST, Zhu C, Liu Y (2016) Equilibrium and kinetic Si isotope fractionation factors and their implications for Si isotope distributions in the Earth’s surface environments. Acta Geochimica 35(1), 15-24, DOI.

[59] PDLiu ZY, GZhang YL, Yuan HL, Rimstidt JD, *Zhu C (2016) A stable isotope doping method to test the range of applicability of detailed balance. Geochemical Perspective Letters 2(1): 78-86. DOI

[58] Yan W, Fan TL, Wang HY, Zhu C, Gao ZQ, Meng X, Sun YZ, Yang F (2017) Micropaleontology and paleoclimate during the early Cretaceous in the Lishu depression, Songliao Basin, Northeast China. Geoscience Frontiers 8(1), 93-106. DOI

[57] GZhang GR, GPeng L, GZhang YL, Wei XM, *Zhu C (2015) Effects of rate law formulation on predicting CO2 sequestration in sandstone formations. International Journal of Energy Research 39(14): 1890-1908. DOI.

[56] Dasgupta S, Siegel DI, Zhu C, Chanton J, Glaser PH (2015) Geochemical mixing in peatland waters: The role of organic acids. Wetlands 35(3): 567-575, DOI.

[55] GLu P, Oelkers EH, PDKonishi H, *Zhu C (2015) Coupled Alkali Feldspar Dissolution and Secondary Mineral Precipitation in Batch Systems: 5. Results of K-feldspar hydrolysis experiments. Acta Geochimica 34(1): 1-12. DOI

[54]Zhu C, GZhang GR, GLu P, Meng LF, Ji X (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 43: 233-246, DOI

[53] Gruber C, Zhu C, Georg, RB, Zakon J, Ganor J (2014) Resolving the gap between laboratory and field rates of feldspar weathering. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 147: 90–106, DOI.

[52]Gruber C, Harpaz L, Zhu C, Bullen TD, Ganor J (2013) A new approach for measuring dissolution rates of silicate minerals by using silicon isotope. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 104: 261-280. DOI.

[51] GLu 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.

[50]Ji X, Zhu C (2013) Predicting possible effects of H2S impurity on CO2 transportation and geological storage. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 55-62. DOI

[49] Ji X, Zhu C (2012) A SAFT Equation of State for the Quaternary H2S-CO2-H2O-NaCl system. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 91: 40–59. DOI.

[48] GLiu Y, GLu P, Griffith C, Soong Y, Hedges SW, Hellevang H, Zhu C (2012) CO2-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

[47] *Zhu C, Rehrey CG, Treadwell B, Johnson CC (2012) Looking Back to Move Ahead: How Students Learn Deep Geological Time by Predicting Future Environmental Impacts. Journal of College Science Teaching - A peer-reviewed journal published by the National Science Teachers Association 41(3): 61-66.  . in ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)

[46] GLu P, Nuhfer NT, Kelly S, Li Q, Konishi H, Elswick E, *Zhu C (2011) Pb2+ coprecipitation with iron oxyhydroxide nano-particles. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75: 4547-4561. DOI.

[45] *Zhu C and Schwartz FW (2011) Hydrogeochemical processes and their controls on water quality and water management. Elements 7(3): 169-174. DOI

[44] Oelkers OH, Hering J, Zhu C (2011) Water: Is there a global crisis. Elements 7(3): 157-162. DOI

[43] Su W, Zhang H, Hu R, Ge X,  Xia B, GChen Y, 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 47(6): 653–662. DOI.

[42] Pham VTH, GLu P, Aagaard P, Zhu C, Hellevang H (2011) On the potential of CO2-water-rock interactions for CO2 storage using a modified kinetic model. The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 5(4): 1002-1015. DOI.

[41] GLiu Y, GLu P, Zhu C, Xiao Y (2011) Coupled reactive transport modeling of CO2 Sequestration in the Mt. Simon Sandstone Formation, Midwest U.S.A. The International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 52(2): 294-307. DOI

[40] GLu P, Fu Q, Seyfried WE Jr, Hereford AG, *Zhu C (2011) Navajo Sandstone-Brine-CO2 interaction: Implications for Geological Carbon Sequestration. Environmental Earth Sciences 62(1): 101-118. DOI.

[39] GLu P and *Zhu C (2011) Arsenic Eh-pH Diagrams at 25 oC and 1 bar. Environmental Earth Sciences 62(8): 1673 – 1683, DOI.

[38] Ji X and Zhu C (2010) Modelling of phase equilibria in the H2S-H2O system with statistical associating fluid theory. Energy & Fuels 24: 6208-6213, DOI.

[37] McKnight-Whitford A, Chen B, Naranmandura H, Zhu C, Le XC (2010) New Method and Detection of High Concentrations of Monomethylarsonous Acid Detected in Contaminated Groundwater.  Environmental Science & Technology 44: 5875-5880, DOI.

[36]*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

[35] GLiu  Y, Le C, McKnight-Whitford A, Xia Y, Wu F, Elswick E, Johnson CC, *Zhu C (2010) Antimony Speciation and Contamination of Waters in Xikuangshan Sb Mining and Smelting Area, China. Environmental Geochemistry and Health 32(5): 401-414, DOI.

[34] *Zhu C, GLu P, PDZheng Z, Ganor J (2010) Coupled Alkali Feldspar Dissolution and Secondary Mineral Precipitation in Batch Systems: 4. Numerical modeling of reaction path. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74: 3963-3983, DOI.

[33] *Zhu C and GLu 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.

[32] *Zhu C (2009) Geochemical modeling of reaction paths and networks. In: Oelkers EH and Schott J (eds) Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Water-rock Interactions, Review in Mineralogy and Geochemistry v70: Mineralogical Society of America, pp 533-569, DOI.

[31] Georg RB, Zhu C, Reynolds RC, Halliday AN (2009) Stable silicon isotopes of groundwater, feldspars, and clay coatings in the Navajo Sandstone aquifer, Black Mesa, Arizona, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73: 2229-2241, DOI

[30] Fu Q, P GLu, PDKonishi H, Dilmore R, Xu H, Seyfried W E Jr, Zhu C (2009) 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, DOI

[29] PDYang C, Samper J, Zhu C, Jones SB (2009), Numerical modeling of the development of a preferentially leached layer on feldspar surfaces. Environmental Geology 57: 1639-1647, DOI.

[28] Dilmore R, GLu P, Soong Y, Allen D, Hedges SW, Fu JK, Dobbs C, Degalbo A, Zhu C (2008) Sequestration of CO2 in mixtures of bauxite residue and saline wastewater. Energy & Fuels 22(1): 343-353, DOI

[27] Duan Z, Sun R, Liu R, Zhu C (2007) Accurate thermodynamic model for H2S solubility in pure water and brines. Energy & Fuels 21: 2056-2065, DOI

[26] Hu J, Duan Z, Zhu C, Chou I (2007) PVTx properties of the CO2-H2O and CO2-H2O-NaCl systems below 647K: Assessment of experimental data and thermodynamic models. Chemical Geology 238: 249-267, DOI

[25] GHereford AG, Keating E, Guthrie G, *Zhu C (2007) Reactions and reaction rates in the regional aquifer beneath Pajarito Plateau, north-central New Mexico. Environmental Geology 52(5): 965-977, DOI.

[24] GYang C, Park M, Zhu C (2007) A Method for Estimating In Situ Reaction Rates from Push-Pull Experiments for Arbitrary Solute Background Concentrations. Environmental Geosciences and Engineering 13(4): 345-354.  DOI

[23] Ganor J, GLu P, PDZheng Z, and Zhu C (2007) Bridging the gap between laboratory measurements and field estimations of weathering using simple calculations. Environmental Geology 53 (3):  599-610, DOI.

[22] *Zhu C, Veblen DR, Blum AE, Chipera S (2006) Naturally weathered feldspar surfaces in the Navajo Sandstone aquifer, Black Mesa, Arizona: Electron microscopic characterization. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70(18): 4600-4616, DOI.

[21] Stubbs JE, Elbert DC, Veblen DR, Zhu C (2006) Electron microbeam investigation of uranium-contaminated soils from Oak Ridge, TN, USA. Environmental Science & Technology 40: 2108-2113, DOI

[20] GStrazisar BR, *Zhu C, Hedges SW (2006) Preliminary modeling of the long-term fate of CO2 following injection into deep geological formations. Environmental Geosciences 13(1): 1-15, DOI

[19] Duan Z, Sun R, Zhu C, Chou I (2006) An improved model for the calculation of CO2 solubility in aqueous solutions containing Na+, K+, Ca2+, Mg2+, Cl-, and SO42-. Marine Chemistry 98: 131-139, DOI

[18] *Zhu C (2005) In situ feldspar dissolution rates in an aquifer. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69(6): 1435-1453, DOI

[17] GMartin S, *Zhu C, Rule J, Nuhfer NT, Ford R, Hedges S, Yee S (2005) A high resolution TEM-AEM, pH titration, and modeling study of Zn2+ coprecipitation with ferrihydrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69(6): 1543-1553, DOI

[16] *Zhu C (2004) Coprecipitation in the barite isostructural family: 1. Binary mixing properties. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68(16): 3327-3337, DOI

[15] *Zhu C (2004) Coprecipitation in the barite isostructural family: 2. Numerical simulations of precipitation kinetics and reactive transport. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68(16): 3339-3349, DOI

[14] *Zhu C, Winterle JR, Love EI (2003) Late Pleistocene and Holocene recharge rates from the chloride mass balance method and chloride-36 data. Water Resources Research 39(8): 1182, DOI

[13] *Zhu C (2003) A case against Kd-based transport model: Natural attenuation at a mill tailings site. Computers & Geosciences 29: 351-359, DOI

[12] *Zhu C, Anderson GM, Burden DS (2002) Natural attenuation reactions at a uranium mill tailings site, western USA. Ground Water 40(1-2): 5-13. DOI

[11] *Zhu C (2002) Estimation of surface precipitation constants from linear free energy correlation. Chemical Geology 188: 23-32.

[10] Penn RL, Zhu C, Xu H, Veblen DR (2001), Iron oxide coatings on sand grains from the Atlantic coastal plain: HRTEM characterization. Geology 29 (9): 843-846. DOI

[9] *Zhu C, Hu FQ, Burden DS (2001) Multi-component reactive transport modeling of natural attenuation of an acid ground water plume at a uranium mill tailings site. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 52(1-2): 85-108. DOI

[8] *Zhu C, and Burden DS (2001) Mineralogical compositions of aquifer matrix as necessary initial conditions in reactive contaminant transport models. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 51(3-4): 145-161. DOI

[7] *Zhu C (2000) Estimate of recharge from radiocarbon dating of groundwater and numerical flow and transport modeling. Water Resources Research 36(9): 2607-2620. DOI

[6] *Zhu C and Murphy WM (2000) On radiocarbon dating of ground water. Ground Water 38(6): 802-804. DOI

[5] *Zhu C, Waddell RK, Star I, Ostrander M (1998) Responses of groundwater in the Black Mesa basin, northeastern Arizona to paleoclimatic changes during late Pleistocene and Holocene. Geology 26: 127-130. DOI

[4] *Zhu C, Xu H, Ilton E, Veblen DR, Henry D, Tivey MK, Thompson G (1994) TEM-AEM observations of high-Cl biotite and amphibole and possible petrological implications. American Mineralogist 79: 909-920.

[3] *Zhu C (1993) New pH sensor for hydrothermal fluids. Geology 21: 983-986.  DOI

[2] *Zhu C and Sverjensky DA (1992) F-Cl-OH partitioning between apatite and biotite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 56: 3435-3467.  DOI

[1] *Zhu C and Sverjensky DA (1991) Partitioning of F-Cl-OH between minerals and hydrothermal fluids. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 55: 1837-1858.  DOI

Ji X and Zhu C (2015) CO2 storage in deep saline aquifers. In: Morreale B, Shi F (eds) Novel Materials for Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Technology, Elsevier, pp 299-332. DOI

Zhu C (2012) Geochemical modeling in environmental and geological studies. In: Meyers RA (ed) Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Springer, doi: DOI.

Kelly S, GLu P, Newville MG, Bolin T, Chattopadhyay S, Shibata T, Zhu C (2008) Molecular structure of Lead (II) coprecipitated with Iron(III) oxyhydroxide. In: Barnett M and Kent D (eds) Adsorption of Metals by Geomedia II: Variables, Mechanisms, and Model Applications, Elsevier,  pp 67-94, DOI

Book Reviews

Zhu (2017) Geochemical Rate Models: An Introduction to Geochemical Kinetics. By J. Donald Rimstidt (2013) Cambridge University Press, 232 p. $84.99 Hardback, ISBN: 9781107029972. American Mineralogist 101: 921-922.

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