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  1. Fontenot, B.E., L.R. Hunt, Z.L. Hildenbrand, D.D. Carlton Jr., H. Oka, J.L. Walton, D. Hopkins, A. Osorio, B. Bjorndal, Q.H. Hu, and K.A. Schug. 2013. An evaluation of water quality in private drinking water wells near natural gas extraction sites in the Barnett shale formation. Environmental Science and Technology, 130725190830004 DOI: 10.1021/es4011724.

  2. Webber, B., P. Corbettc, K.T. Sempled, U. Ogbonnayad, W.S. Teele, C.A. Masiellof, Q.J. Fisherg, J.J Valenza II, Yi-QiaoSongh, and Q.H. Hu. 2013. An NMR study of porous rock and biochar containing organic material. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2013.04.004

  3. Gao, Z.Y., Q.H. Hu, and H.C. Liang. 2013. Gas diffusivity in porous media: Determination by mercury intrusion porosimetry and correlation to porosity and permeability. Journal of Porous Media. 16(7): 607–617

  4. Kendall, M.R., A.S. Madden, M.E. Madden, and Q.H. Hu. 2013. Effects of arsenic incorporation on jarosite dissolution rates and reaction products. GeochimicaetCosmochimicaActa112: 192–207

  5. Gao, Z.Y., and Q.H. Hu. 2013. Estimating permeability using median pore-throat radius obtained from mercury intrusion porosimetry. Journal of Geophysics and Engineering,10, 025014, doi:10.1088/1742-2132/10/2/025014

  6. Gao, X.B., C.L. Su, Y.X. Wang, and Q.H. Hu. 2012. Mobility of arsenic in aquifer sediments at Datong Basin, northern China: Effect of bicarbonate and phosphate. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2012.09.001

  7. Peng, S., Q.H. Hu, S. Dultz, and M. Zhang. 2012. Pore structure characterization of Berea sandstone using X-ray computed tomography: Resolution effect and comparison with mercury intrusion porosimetry. Journal of Hydrology, 472-473: 254-261, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.034

  8. Hu, Q.H. and X.L. Mao. 2012. Applications of laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry in studying chemical diffusion, sorption, and transport in natural rock. Geochemical Journal, 46 (5):459-475

  9. Nfodzo, P., Q.H. Hu, and H. Choi. 2012. Impacts of pH-dependent metal speciation on the decomposition of triclosan by sulfate radicals. Water Science and Technology: Water Supplies, 12.6: 837-843, doi: 10.2166/ws.2012.059

  10. Hu, Q.H., G.X. Sun, X.B. Gao, and Y.G. Zhu. 2012. Conversion, sorption, and transport of arsenic species in geological media. Applied Geochemistry, 27: 2197-2203, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.01.012

  11. Wu, D.J., J.S. Wang, X.Y. Lin, and Q.H. Hu. 2012. Recharge processes and groundwater evolution of multiple aquifers. Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers - Water Management,165(WM8):411–424, doi: 10.1680/wama.10.00113

  12. Gao, Z.Y., and Q.H. Hu. 2012. Using spontaneous water imbibition to measure the effective permeability of building materials. Special Topics and Reviews in Porous Media - An International Journal, 3(3): 209-213,  DOI: 10.1615/SpecialTopicsRevPorousMedia.v3.i3.20.

  13. Hu, Q.H., R.P. Ewing, and S. Dultz. 2012. Pore connectivity in natural rock. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 133: 76-83, doi.org/10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.03.006.

  14. Ewing, R.P., C.X. Liu, and Q.H. Hu. 2012. Modeling intragranular diffusion in low-connectivity granular media. Water Resources Research, vol. 48, W03518, doi:10.1029/2011WR011407.

  15. Peng, S. and Q.H. Hu. 2012. LA-ICP-MS calibration with internal standard and modified constant-sum methods. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 3: 168-174, doi:10.4236/ajac.2012.32024

  16. Hu, Q.H., G.X. Sun, X.B. Gao, and Y.G. Zhu. 2012. Conversion, sorption, and transport of arsenic species in geological media. Applied Geochemistry, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.01.012.

  17. Du, J.Q., J. Bao, Q.H. Hu, and R.P. Ewing. 2012. Uranium release from different size fractions of sediments in Hanford 300 Area, Washington, USA. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 107: 92-94, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2012.01.007.

  18. Peng, S., Q.H. Hu, R.P. Ewing, C.X. Liu, and J.M. Zachara. 2012. Quantitative 3-D elemental mapping by LA-ICP-MS for basalt at the Hanford 300 Area Site. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(4): 2025-2032, doi: 10.1021/es2023785.

  19. Peng, S., Q.H. Hu, and S. Hamamoto. 2012. Diffusivity of rocks: Gas diffusion measurements and correlation to porosity and pore-size distribution. Water Resources Research, Vol. 48, No. 2, W02507, doi:10.1029/2011WR011098.

  20. Hu, Q.H., J.E. Moran, and J. Gan. 2012. Sorption, degradation, and transport of methyl iodide and other iodine species in geologic media. Applied Geochemistry, 27(3): 774-781, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.12.022.

  21. Gao, X.B., Y.X. Wang, and Q.H. Hu. 2012. Fractionation and speciation of arsenic in fresh and combusted coal wastes from Yangquan, northern China. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 34(1):113-122, doi:10.1007/s10653-011-9395-1.

  22. Hu, Q.H. 2011. Simultaneous separation and quantification of iron and transition species using LC-ICP-MS. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 2: 675-682, doi:10.4236/ajac.2011.26076.

  23. Sun, G.X., X.J. Wang, and Q.H. Hu. 2011. Using stable lead isotopes to trace heavy metal contamination sources in sediments of Xiangjiang and Lishui Rivers in China. Environmental Pollution, 159:3406-3410,doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2011.08.037.

  24. Gao, X.B., Y.X. Wang, T. Ma, Q.H. Hu, X.L. Xing, and Q. Yu. 2011. Anthropogenic impact assessment of Niangziguan karst water. Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers - Water Management, 164(10): 495–510, doi:10.1680/wama.1000070.

  25. Gao, X.B., Y.X. Wang, Q.H. Hu, and C.L. Su. 2011. Effects of anion competitive sorption on arsenic enrichment in groundwater. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A-Toxic/hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering 46(5): 471-479, doi:10.1080/10934529.2011.551726.

  26. Teng, Y.G., R. Zuo, J.S. Wang, Q.H. Hu, Z.J. Sun, and N. Zeng. 2011. Detection of tritium sorption on four soil materials. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 102 (2): 212–216, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2010.12.002.

  27. Zuo, R., Y.G. Teng, J.S. Wang, Q.H. Hu, and M.L. Guo. 2011. Experimental validation of retardation of tritium migration in the Chinese loess media. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 215(1-4): 497–506, doi:10.1007/s11270-010-0494-x.

  28. Ewing, R.P., Q.H. Hu, and C.X. Liu. 2010. Scale dependence intra-granular porosity, diffusivity, and tortuosity. Water Resources Research, 46, W06513, doi:10.1029/2009WR008183.

  29. Hu, Q.H., J.Q. Weng, and J.S. Wang. 2010. Sources of anthropogenic radionuclides in the environment. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 201(6): 426–437, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2008.08.004.

  30. Zuo, R., Y.G. Teng, J.S. Wang, and Q.H. Hu. 2010. Factors influencing plutonium sorption in shale media. Radiochimica Acta, 98(1): 2734, doi: 10.1524/ract.2010.1682.

  31. Wang, J.S., R. Zuo, Y.G. Teng, Q.H. Hu, and Z.J. Sun. 2010. Sorption of strontium and fractal scaling of the heterogeneous media in a candidate VLLW disposal site. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 283(2): 319–328, doi: 10.1007/s10967-009-0359-1.

  32. Dai, J.L., M. Zhang, Q.H. Hu, Y.Z. Huang, R.Q. Wang, and Y.G. Zhu. 2009. Adsorption and desorption of iodine by various Chinese soils: II. Iodide and iodate. Geoderma, 153(1-2): 130–135, doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2009.07.020.

  33. Cao, Q., Q.H. Hu, C. Baisch, and S. Khan, and Y.G. Zhu. 2009. Arsenate toxicity for wheat and lettucein six Chinese soils with different properties. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28(9): 19461950, doi: 10.1897/08-660.1.

  34. Hu, Q.H., M. Zavarin, and T.P. Rose. 2008. Effect of reducing groundwater on the retardation of redox-sensitive radionuclides. Geochemical Transactions, 9:12, doi:10.1186/1467-4866-9-12.

  35. Hu, Q.H., T.P. Rose, M. Zavarin, D.K. Smith, J.E. Moran, and P.H. Zhao. 2008. Assessing field-scale migration of radionuclides at the Nevada Test Site: “Mobile” species. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 99: 1617–1630, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2008.06.007.

  36. Hu, Q.H. and A. Möri. 2008. Radionuclide transport in fracture-granite interface zones. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 33(14-16): 1042–1049, doi:10.1016/j.pce.2008.05.015.

  37. Khan, S., A.J. Lin, S.Z. Zhang, Q.H. Hu, and Y.G. Zhu. 2008. Accumulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heavy metals in lettuce grown in the soils contaminated with long-term wastewater irrigation. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 152(2): 506–515, doi:10.1016/jjhazmat.2007.07.014.

  38. Zhao, P.H., Q.H. Hu, T.P. Rose, G.J. Nimz, and M. Zavarin. 2008. Distribution of 99Tc and 129I in the vicinity of underground nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 276(3): 755–761, doi:10.1007/s10967-008-0629-3.

  39. Gates-Anderson, D., C. Rasmussen, R. Fischer, B. Viani, Q.H. Hu, M. Sutton, and W. McNab. 2007. Dirty bomb fallout. Nuclear Engineering International, 52: 28-29.

  40. Cao, Q., Q.H. Hu, S. Khan, W.J. Wang, A.J. Lin, X. Du, and Y.G. Zhu. 2007. Wheat phytotoxicity from arsenic and cadmium separately and together in solution culture and in a calcareous soil. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 148(1-2): 377–382, doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2007.02.050.

  41. Hu, Q.H., and J.E. Moran. 2005. Simultaneous analyses and applications of multiple fluorobenzoate and halide tracers in hydrologic studies. Hydrological Processes, 19: 2671–2687, doi:10.1002/hyp.5780.

  42. Hu, Q.H., P. Zhao, J.E. Moran, and J.C. Seaman. 2005. Sorption and transport of iodine species in sediments from the Savannah River and Hanford Sites. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 78:185205, doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2005.05.007.

  43. Chen, S.B., Y.G. Zhu, and Q.H. Hu. 2005. Soil to plant transfer of 238U, 226Ra and 232Th on a uranium mining-impacted soil from southeastern China. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 82: 223-236, doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2005.01.009

  44. Hu, Q.H., T.J. Kneafsey, J.S.Y. Wang, L. Tomutsa, and J.J. Roberts. 2004. Characterizing unsaturated diffusion in porous tuff gravels. Vadose Zone Journal, 3(4): 1425–1438, doi:10.2113/3.4.1425.

  45. Salve, R., H. H. Liu, P. Cook, A.Czarnomski, Q.H. Hu, and D. Hudson. 2004. Unsaturated flow and transport through a fault embedded in fractured welded tuff. Water Resources Research, Vol. 40, W04210, doi:10.1029/2003WR002571.

  46. Hu, Q.H., R.C. Trautz, and J.S.Y. Wang. 2004. Tracer migration delineation in the unsaturated fractured tuff. Geochemical Journal, 38(2):177–189.

  47. Hu, Q. and J.S.Y. Wang. 2003. Aqueous-phase diffusion in unsaturated geological media: A review. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 33(3):275–297, doi:10.1080/10643380390814488.

  48. Moridis, G.J., Q. Hu, Y.S. Wu, and G.S. Bodvarsson. 2003. Preliminary 3-D site-scale studies of radionuclide colloid transport in the unsaturated zone at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 60:251–286, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(02)00082-7.

  49. Johnson, G.R., K. Gupta, D.K. Putz, Q. Hu, and M.L. Brusseau. 2003. The effect of local-scale physical heterogeneity on contaminant transport behavior. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 64:35–58, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(02)00103-1

  50. Nelson, N.T., Q. Hu, and M.L. Brusseau. 2003. Characterizing the contribution of diffusive mass transfer to solute transport in sedimentary aquifer systems at laboratory and field scales. Journal of Hydrology, 276:275–286, doi:10.1016/S0022-1694(03)00061-1.

  51. Hu, Q., T.J. Kneafsey, R.C. Trautz, and J.S.Y. Wang. 2002. Tracer penetration into welded tuff matrix from flowing fractures. Vadose Zone Journal, 1:102–112, doi:10.2113/1.1.102.

  52. Hu, Q., R. Salve, W.T. Stringfellow, and J.S.Y. Wang. 2001. Field tracer transport tests in unsaturated fractured tuffs. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 51(1-2):1–12, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(01)00124-3.

  53. Li, L., I. Yolcubal, S. Snyder, Q. Hu, and M.L. Brusseau. 2001. Biodegradation during contaminant transport in porous media. 3. Apparent condition-dependency of growth-related coefficients. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 50(3-4):209–223, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(01)00111-5.

  54. Hu, Q., P. Persoff, and J.S.Y. Wang. 2001. Laboratory measurement of water imbibition into low-permeability welded tuff. Journal of Hydrology, 242(1-2):64–78, doi:10.1016/S0022-1694(00)00388-7.

  55. Brusseau, M.L., Q. Hu, J.M. Wang, and R.M. Maier-Miller. 1999. Biodegradation during contaminant transport in porous media. 2. The influence of physicochemical factors. Environmental Science and Technology, 33(1):96–102, doi:10.1021/es980311y S0013-936X(98)00311-3.

  56. Hu, Q. and M.L. Brusseau. 1998. Coupled effect of nonlinear, rate‑limited sorption and biodegradation on transport of 2, 4‑dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 17(9):1673–1680, doi:10.1897/1551-5028(1998)017<1673:CEONRL>2.3.CO;2.

  57. Hu, Q. and M.L. Brusseau. 1997. Reply to the comment on “The effect of solute size on transport in structured porous media”. Water Resources Research, 33(2):363–366.

  58. Brusseau, M.L., Q. Hu, and R. Srivastava. 1997. Using flow interruption to identify factors causing nonideal contaminant transport.  Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 24(3/4):205–219, doi:10.1016/S0169-7722(96)00009-5.

  59. Hu, Q. and M.L. Brusseau. 1996. Transport of rate-limited sorbing solutes in an aggregated porous medium: A multiprocess non-ideality approach. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 24(1):53–73, doi:10.1016/0169-7722(96)00006-X.

  60. Hu, Q. and M.L. Brusseau. 1995. Dispersive-diffusive transport of non-sorbed solute in multicomponent solutions. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 19(4):261–267, doi:10.1016/0169-7722(95)00019-R.

  61. Hu, Q. and M.L. Brusseau. 1995. Effect of solute size on transport in structured porous media. Water Resources Research, 31(7):1637–1646, doi:10.1016/0148-9062(96)89866-4.

  62. Hu, Q., X. Wang, and M.L. Brusseau. 1995. Quantitative structure-activity relationships for evaluating the influence of sorbate structure on sorption of organic compounds by soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 14(7):1133–1140, doi:10.1897/1552-8618(1995)14[1133:QSRFET]2.0.CO;2.

  63. Hu, Q. and M.L. Brusseau. 1994. The effect of solute size on diffusive-dispersive transport in porous media. Journal of Hydrology, 158:305–317, doi:10.1016/0022-1694(95)02800-5.

  64. Brusseau, M.L., X. Wang, and Q. Hu. 1994. Enhanced transport of low-polarity organic compounds through soil by cyclodextrin. Environmental Science and Technology, 28(5):952–956, doi:10.1021/es00054a030.

  65. Xu, R., Q. Hu, W. Jin, H. Fang, J. Xu, and X. Yan. 1994. Study on degradation, adsorption and leaching of Paclobutrazol in soils. Environmental Chemistry, 13(1):53–59. (in Chinese)

  66. Xu, R., Q. Hu, W. Jin, and D. Li. 1992. Study on behavior of pesticide Dimehypo in soil.  Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(4):87–96. 

  67. Xu, R., W. Jin, Q. Hu, D. Li, X. Chen, S. Zhang, X. Liu, A. Zhou, Z. Chen, C. Zhou, Y. Shi, S. Huang. 1992. Study on the environmental effect and degradation of pesticide Dimehypo. Environmental Sciences, 13(6): 1–19. (in Chinese) 

  68. Hu, Q. 1991. Recent developments in the study of environmental soil chemistry. Soil Science, 23(4):193–197. (in Chinese)

  69. Xu, R., Q. Hu, W. Jin, and D. Li. 1991. Investigating behavior of pesticide Dimehypo in soils. Environmental Chemistry, 10(3): 47–53. (in Chinese)