Publications:

  1. Vulava, V., McKay, L., Broholm, M., McCarthy, J., Driese, S., Sayler, G. 2012. Influence of pore structure on dissolution and transport of coal tar compounds in highly fractured clay-rich residuum. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 203–204: 283– 289.
  2. Callahan, T. J., Vulava, V., Passarello, M., Garrett, C. G. 2011. Estimating groundwater recharge in lowland forested watersheds. Hydrological Processes DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8356.
  3. C. Guinn Garrett, Vijay M. Vulava, Timothy J. Callahan, and Martin L. Jones. 2011. Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions in a Lowland Watershed: Source Contribution to Stream Flow. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8257.
  4. Tithof, P., Richards, S., Elgayyar, M., Menn, F.-M., Vulava, V., McKay, L., Sanseverino, J., Sayler, G., Tucker, D., Leslie, C., Lu, K., Ramos, K. (2010). Activation of group IVC phospholipase A2 by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons induces apoptosis of human coronary artery endothelial cells. Archives of Toxicology, DOI: 10.1007/s00204-010-0614-9, 1-12.
  5. Driese, S., Ludvigson, G., Roberts, J., Fowle, D., Gonzalez, L., Smith, J., Vulava, V., McKay, L. (2010). Micromorphology and Stable-Isotope Geochemistry of Historical Pedogenic Siderite Formed in PAH-Contaminated Alluvial Clay Soils, Tennessee, U.S.A. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 80 (11), 943-954.
  6. V.M. Vulava, L.D. McKay, S.G. Driese, F. Menn, and G.S. Sayler. 2007. Distribution and transport of coal tar-derived PAHs in fine-grained residuum. Chemosphere, 68:554-563. PDF.
  7. M. Lenczewski, L. McKay, A. Pitner, S. Driese, and V. Vulava. 2006. Pure phase transport and dissolution of TCE in sedimentary rock saprolite. Ground Water, 44:406-414. PDF.
  8. J.C. Seaman, V.M. Vulava, A.G. Sowder, B.P. Jackson, S.A. Aburime, and P.M. Bertsch. 2005. Metal extractability from contaminated SRS sediments: Comparison of column and batch results. Environ. Geosci., 12:235-242. PDF.
  9. J.C. Seaman, J. Hutchinson, B.P. Jackson, and V.M. Vulava. 2003. In situ treatment of metals in contaminated soils with phytate. J. Environ. Qual., 32:153-161. PDF.
  10. V.M. Vulava, R. Kretzschmar, K. Barmettler, A. Voegelin, D. Grolimund, and M. Borkovec. 2002. Cation competition in a natural subsurface material: Prediction of transport behavior. Water Resour. Res., 38. DOI:10.1029/2001WR000262. PDF.
  11. V.M. Vulava, E.B. Perry, C.S. Romanek, and J.C. Seaman. 2002. Multiple dissolved gases as partitioning tracers for determination of hydrogeological parameters. Environ. Sci. Technol., 36: 254–262. PDF.
  12. A. Voegelin, V.M. Vulava, and R. Kretzschmar. 2001. A reaction-based model describing competitive sorption and transport of Cd, Zn, and Ni in an acidic soil. Environ. Sci. Technol., 35: 1651–1657. PDF.
  13. V.M. Vulava and J.C. Seaman. 2000. Mobilization of lead from highly weathered porous material by extracting agents. Environ. Sci. Technol., 34: 4828–4834. PDF.
  14. A. Voegelin, V.M. Vulava, F. Kuhnen, and R. Kretzschmar. 2000. Multicomponent transport of major cations predicted from binary sorption experiments. J. Contam. Hydrol., 46:319–338. PDF.
  15. V.M. Vulava, R. Kretzschmar, U. Rusch, D. Grolimund, J.C. Westall, and M. Borkovec. 2000. Cation competition in a natural subsurface material: Modeling of sorption equilibria. Environ. Sci. Technol., 34: 2149–2155. PDF.
  16. V.M. Vulava, B.R. James, and A. Torrents. 1997. Copper solubility in Myersville B horizon soil in the presence of DTPA. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 61:44–52. PDF.

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External Grants:

  1. Callahan, Timothy J. (Principal), Vulava, Vijay (Co-Investigator), "Acquisition of an isotopic liquid water analyzer for environmental science research and student training at CofC," Sponsored by NSF (MRI), Federal governmental agency, awarded $79,795.00. (October 2010 - September 2011).
  2. Vulava, Vijay (Principal), Callahan, Timothy J. (Co-Investigator),"Storm Hydrograph Separation Analysis for Paired Coastal Watersheds: An Assessment of Pre-development Site Conditions," Sponsored by Clemson University/SC Sea Grant/NOAA, Federal governmental agency, awarded $60,000 (February 2009 - January 2012).
  3. Vulava, Vijay (Principal), Callahan, Timothy J. (Co-Investigator),"Storm Hydrograph Separation Analysis for Paired CoastalWatersheds: An Assessment of Pre-development Site Conditions," Sponsored by Clemson University/SC Sea Grant/NOAA, Federal governmental agency, awarded $67,000 (February 2007 - January 2009).
  4. Vulava, Vijay (Principal), Investigation/Modeling of Flow and Contaminant Transport, Tetra Tech, Inc., Project Period: September 2007-March 2008; $4,136
  5. Vulava, Vijay (Principal), EHJC Integration of Chattanooga Creek Contamination Technical Research, Project Period: August 2006-July 2007; $5,154

Internal Grants:

  1. Vulava, Vijay, Investigation of geochemical controls on the fate of emerging contaminants in soil and water environments, MES R&D Grant, Project Period: April 2011-December 2011; $4000
  2. Vulava, Vijay; Kuzma, Samantha (Co-Investigator)Sorption and transport of cetirizine in soils: Investigation of the role of soil organic matter, SURF, Project Period: May 2011-July 2011; $6500
  3. Vulava, Vijay; Holder, Lauren (Co-Investigator), Fingerprinting and Identifying Extent of a Hydrocarbon Contaminant Spill in a Tidal Creek, MAYS, Project Period: October 2010-June 2011; $5000
  4. Vulava, Vijay; Schwindaman, Jeff (Co-Investigator), Binding and transport of pharmaceutical chemicals in soil environment, SURF, Project Period: May 2010-July 2010; $6500
  5. Vulava, Vijay; Gray, Kyle (Co-Investigator), Fingerprinting and Identifying Extent of a Hydrocarbon Contaminant Spill in a Tidal Creek, MAYS, Project Period: November 2009-June 2010; $5000
  6. Vulava, Vijay; Murphey, Virginia (Co-Investigator), Binding and transport of pharmaceutical chemicals in soil environment, SURF, Project Period: May 2009-August 2009; $6500
  7. Vulava, Vijay; McNabb, Kalen (Co-Investigator), “Fingerprinting” lithic samples from an archeological site in Göksu Valley, Turkey, SURF, Project Period: May 2009-August 2009; $6500
  8. Callahan, Timothy J.; Vulava, Vijay (Co-Investigator); Passarello (Co-Investigator), Estimating the role of groundwater recharge in the hydrological cycle of a Coastal Plain watershed.  MAYS, Project Period: August 2008-December 2008; $5000
  9. Vulava, Vijay; Timothy J. Callahan (Co-Investigator); Christopher Ginn, Co-Investigator)Application of geochemical end-member mixing analysis to delineate water sources to a forested riparian wetland, SURF, Project Period: May 2008-August 2008; $5000
  10. Vulava, Vijay; Josh Lieberman (Co-Investigator) Distribution of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products in Natural Stream Waters of Low Country, SURF, Project Period: May 2008-August 2008; $5000
  11. Vulava, Vijay, Fate and Transport of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Soil Environment, Faculty R&D, Project Period: May 2008-August 2008; $4000
  12. Vulava, Vijay; Timothy J. Callahan (Co-Investigator); Josh Lieberman (Co-Investigator) Application of geochemical end-member mixing analysis to delineate water sources to a coastal wetland, SURF, Project Period: May 2007-August 2007; $5000