Faculty and Instructors
Madeline E. Schreiber
Associate Professor of Hydrogeosciences
5048 Derring Hall
4044 Derring Hall (0420)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Ph. D., 1999, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., 1995, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., 1991, Yale University
2005 - present: Associate Professor of Hydrogeosciences, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech
1999 - 2005: Assistant Professor of Hydrogeosciences, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech
1991 - 1993: Environmental Consultant, Arthur D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Basu A, Schreiber ME. In press (2013). Arsenic release from arsenopyrite weathering: Insights from sequential extraction and microscopic studies. Journal of Hazardous Materials.
Oyewumi O and Schreiber ME. 2012. Release of trace elements from poultry litter: Insights from a field experiment on the Delmarva Peninsula, Delaware. Applied Geochemistry 27: 1979-1990.
West NR, Schreiber ME, Gotkowitz M. 2012. Experimental studies of arsenic release from chlorine-promoted oxidation of pyrite. Applied Geochemistry 27: 2215-2224.
Ciparis S, Schreiber M, Voshell R. 2011. Using watershed characteristics, sediment, and tissue of resident mollusks to identify potential sources of trace elements to streams in a complex agricultural landscape. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 184: 3109-3126.
Schreiber ME. 2010. Book review: Arsenic contamination of groundwater: Mechanism, analysis and remediation. Ground Water 488 (3): 338.
Diesel E, Schreiber ME, Van der Meer JR. 2009. Development of arsenic sensors for natural waters. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 394(3): 697-693.
Schwartz BF, Schreiber ME. 2009. Quantifying recharge in mantled sinkholes using electrical resistivity tomography (ERT). Ground Water 47(3): 370-381.
Schwartz BF, Schreiber ME, Yan T. 2008. Field scale soil moisture quantification using electrical resistivity tomography (ERT). Journal of Hydrology 362(3-4): 234-246.
Schwartz BF, Schreiber ME, Pooler P, Rimstidt JD. 2008. New methods for obtaining accurate access-tube TDR moisture values: a tool for understanding vadose hydrology in deept and heterogeneous soil profiles. Soil Science Society of America Journal 72(4): 917-930.
Brown, BV, Valett, HM and Schreiber ME. 2007. Arsenic transport in groundwater, surface water, and the hyporheic zone of a mine-influenced stream-aquifer system. Water Resources Research 43, Paper 11404.
Lottig, NR, Valett, HM, Wester, JR and Schreiber, ME. 2007. Chronic arsenic pollution and flooding interact to influence ecosystem structure and function in a headwater stream. Limnology and Oceanography 52(5) 1991-2001.
Alley, M, Schreiber M, Diesel, Ramsdell, K and Borrego, M. 2007. Increasing the learning in large sections of resources geology through the incorporation of teaching slides that use sentence headlines. Journal of Geoscience Education 55(1): 83-89.
Harvey, MA, Schreiber, ME, Rimstidt, JD and Griffith, MG. 2006. Scorodite disslution kinetics: Implications for arsenic release. Environmental Science and Technology 40: 6709-6714.
Walker, FP, Schreiber ME, and Rimstidt, JD. 2006. Kinetics of arsenopyrite oxidative dissolution by oxygen. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70: 1668-1676.
Alley, M, Schreiber, M, Ramsdell, K and Muffo, J. 2006. How the design of headlines in presentation slides affects audience retention. Technical Communication 53: 225-234.
Starry, OS, Valett, HM and Schreiber, ME. 2005. Nitrification rates in a headwater stream: influences of seasonal variation in C and N supply. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 24: 753-768.
Valenti, TW, Chaffin, JL, Cherry DS, Schreiber ME, Valett HM, Charles M. 2005. Bioassessment of an abandoned arsenic mine on an Appalachian headwater stream. Archives of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 49: 488-496.
Tadanier C.J., Schreiber M.E., Roller JW. 2005. Arsenic mobilization through microbially-mediated deflocculation of ferrihydrite. Environmental Science and Technology 39: 3061-3068.
Brown, M., Kowalewski, M., Neves R., Cherry, D., Schreiber ME. 2005. Freshwater mussel shells as environmental chronicles: geochemical and taphonomic signatures of mercury-related extirpations in the North Fork Holston River, Virginia. Environmental Science and Technology 39(6): 1455-1462.
Brown BL, Slaughter AD, Schreiber ME. 2005. Controls on arsenic transport within agricultural watersheds. Applied Geochemistry 20 (1): 123-133.
Schreiber ME, Carey GC, Feinstein DT, Bahr JM. 2004. Mechanisms of electron acceptor utilization: Implications for simulating anaerobic biodegradation. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 73: 99-127.
Gotkowitz MB, Schreiber ME , Simo JA. 2004. Effects of water use on arsenic release to well water in a confined aquifer. Ground Water 42 (4): 568-576
Johnson J , Schreiber ME. 2004. Arsenic: Perspectives on a New Environmental Concern. The Professional Geologist, 41(3): 41-44.
Schreiber ME, Gotkowitz MB, Simo JA, Freiberg PG. 2003. Mechanisms of arsenic release to groundwater from naturally occurring sources, Eastern Wisconsin. Welch A and Stollenwerk K (eds.) Arsenic in Groundwater, Kluwer Publishers: 259-280.
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