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Paula Mouser

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • 236 Gregg Hall
    35 Colovos Road
    Durham, NH 03824

About

Research Interest - Biotechnology, bioenergy, contaminants.

Honors

  • 20160501

    Lumley Research Award.

  • 20110501

    Instructor of the Year.

  • 20040101-20060101

    Graduate Fellowship.

  • 20060101

    Young Researcher Award.

  • 20040101

    Research Scholarship.

  • 20040101

    Jacqueline Shields Award.

  • 20030101

    Research Scholarship.

Journal Articles

2014

  • Brooker M, Bohrer G, Mouser PJ, 2014, "Microbial Factors Affecting Methane Emission in Wetland Sediments." JOURNAL OF ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 72, 84-94 - 84-94.
  • Qafoku N, Gartman B, Kukkadapu R, Arey B, Mouser PJ, Heald S, Williams KH, Resh C, Yabusaki S, Long PE, 2014, "Complex Uranium Interactions in a Multi-Element Contaminated, Subsurface Naturally Reduced Zone.." APPLIED GEOCHEMISTRY 14, 77-85 - 77-85.

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  • Mouser PJ, Liu S, Cluff MA, McHugh M, Lenhart JJ, MacRae JD,, "Biodegradation of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Organic Additives in Sediment-Groundwater Microcosms." Environmental Engineering Science

Presentations

  • "Characterization of Natural Organic Matter From A Uranium Contaminated Aquifer and its Utilization by Native Microorganisms." 2012, Presented at Gordon Research Conference, Environmental Sciences: Water,
  • "Impact of Microbial Community Structure and Ammonium Transporter Genes During U(VI) Bioremediation." 2009, Presented at University of Vermont College of Engineering and Mathematics,
  • "Bacterial Community Structure and Metabolic State During Bioremediation of U-contaminated Groundwater." 2009, Presented at University of Maine Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
  • "Detecting Contamination and Assessing the Metabolic State of Bacteria in Polluted Environments." 2010, Presented at Clemson University Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences,
  • "Complex Systems Tools for Describing Spatiotemporal Changes in Microbial Community Dynamics in Subsurface Environments." 2011, Presented at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
  • "Detecting and Delineating Groundwater Contamination at a Leaking Waste Disposal Site using Microbial Community Profiles." 2011, Presented at Maine Water Conference,
  • "What is the Role of Microorganisms in Shale Energy Extraction Fluids? From Laboratory Experiments to Field-Scale Observations." 2013, Presented at Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Annual Conference,
  • "Microorganisms and Shale Energy Development: From Laboratory Experiments to Field–Scale Observations." 2013, Presented at University of California, Berkeley Energy Bioscience Institute with video link to Univ. Illinois and industry groups,
  • "Microorganisms and Shale Energy Development: From Laboratory Experiments to Field–Scale Observations." 2014, Presented at Duke University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
  • "The Role of Microorganisms in Shale Energy Development: From the Lab to the Field." 2014, Presented at Ohio State University Department of Microbiology,
  • "Microbial Metagenomic Temporal Trajectory after Hydraulic Fracturing." 2014, Presented at American Society for Microbiology Ohio Chapter Annual Meeting,
  • "Biodegradability of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids by Wastewater Sludge and Sediment Microorganisms." 2014, Presented at University of Minnesota Department of Biochemistry,
  • "Biodegradability of Organic Additives in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids across Redox and Salinity Gradient." 2014, Presented at University of Akron Joint seminar to the Departments of Geology and Biology,
  • "Diving into shale – microbial travels and persistence in the hydraulic fractured ecosystem." 2016, Presented at Duquesne University Department of Biology,
  • "Diving into shale – microbial travels and persistence in the hydraulic fractured ecosystem." 2016, Presented at Pennsylvania State University 19th Annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium,
  • "Microbial Modification of Natural and Anthropogenic Compounds in engineered systems." 2016, Presented at Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series,
  • "Molecular-Based Microbiological Data in Detection and Long-Term Monitoring Strategies." 2005, Presented at University of Massachusetts Department of Microbiology,
  • "Gene Expression Patterns under Conditions of Oxidative Stress in Geobacter sulfurreducens." 2007, Presented at University of Massachusetts Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
  • "Influence of Nitrogen on Microbial Ecology and Metabolic Condition of Bacteria During Uranium Bioremediation." 2010, Presented at Ohio State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science,
  • "Using Multivariate and Spatial Statistics to Describe Spatiotemporal Changes in Microbial Ecology in Contaminated Environments." 2011, Presented at Ohio State University School of the Environment and Natural Resources with video link to OSU-Wooster campus,
  • "Biotechnology Tools for Characterizing Microbial Ecology and Metabolic Condition in Freshwater Environments." 2011, Presented at Water Management Association of Ohio and Ohio Water Resources Center Joint Quarterly Luncheon,
  • "Detecting and Delineating Groundwater Contamination at a Waste Disposal Site using Microbial Community Profiles." 2011, Presented at Bowling Green State University Department of Biological Sciences,
  • "Shale Energy and Microbiology." 2012, Presented at Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) Meeting on Shale Energy Research,
  • "Biotechnology Tools for Characterizing Subsurface Environments." 2012, Presented at U.S. Geological Survey Ohio Water Science Center,
  • "Microorganisms and Shale Energy Development: From Laboratory Experiments to Field–Scale Observations." 2014, Presented at University of Pittsburgh Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
  • "Comparison of Site Characterization Methods using Microbiological Profiles." 2004, Presented at University of Tennessee Center for Environmental Biotechnology,
  • "Impact of Microbial Community Structure and Ammonium Transporter Genes During U(VI) Bioremediation,." 2008, Presented at Utah State University Center for Integrated BioSystems,
  • "Delineating the Extent of Groundwater Contamination and Examining the Physiological Status of in situ Bacteria Involved in Subsurface Bioremediation: Biotechnology Tools for Environmental Engineers." 2008, Presented at Utah State University Department of Environmental Engineering,
  • "Influence of Nitrogen on Microbial Ecology and Metabolic Condition of Bacteria During Uranium Bioremediation." 2010, Presented at Ohio State University Environmental Sciences Graduate Program with video link to OSU-Wooster campus,
  • "Molecular-Scale Characterization of NOM From A Uranium Contaminated Aquifer." 2012, Presented at DOE-SBR 7th Annual PI Meeting,
  • "Temporal Microbial Metagenomics Trajectory after Hydraulic Fracturing in Marcellus Shale." 2014, Presented at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Earth Sciences Division with video link to two other national labs (LBNL, ORNL),
  • "The Impact of Fracking on the Microbiology of Deep Shale." 2015, Presented at American Society for Microbiology Annual Conference,
  • "Diving into shale – microbial travels and persistence in the hydraulic fractured ecosystem." 2016, Presented at Kenyon College Biology Seminar Series,
  • "Diving into shale – microbial travels and persistence in the hydraulic fractured ecosystem." 2016, Presented at Ohio American Chemical Society Silver Circle,
  • "Microbial Degradation of Organic Chemical Additives in the Hydraulic Fracturing System." 2016, Presented at Gordon Research Conference, Environmental Sciences: Water,
  • "Molecular-scale Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter from a Uranium Contaminated Aquifer and its Utilization by Native Microbial Communities." 2011, Presented at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
  • "Biodegradability of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Under Natural Aquifer Conditions." 2013, Presented at Water Management Association of Ohio Annual Conference,
  • "Environmental Biotechnology Research on Shale Energy and Microbes." 2013, Presented at Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) Natural Attenuation Collaboration Workshop,

Papers in Proceedings

2008

  • Pearce, A; Mouser, PJ; Druschel, GK; Rizzo, D "Mapping Aquifer Zones Based on Microbial Ecology and Geochemistry in a Landfill Leachate Plume with a Self Organizing Map." in World Environmental and Water Resources Congress of the American Society of Civil Engineering. (10 2008).

2004

  • Mouser, PJ and Rizzo, DM "Long-term Monitoring Implications Using Combined Geostatistics of Hydrochemistry and Microbial Community Fingerprinting at Waste Disposal Sites." in World Environmental and Water Resources Congress of the American Society of Civil Engineering. (10 2004).