PHT3D-related publications:


Wu, M.Z., Reynolds, D.A., Fourie, A., Prommer, H.., Thomas, D.G. (2012). Electrokinetic in situ chemical oxidation remediation: Assessment of parameter sensitivities and the influence of aquifer heterogeneity on remediation efficiency, J. Cont. Hydrol., vol. 136-137, 72-85.

Wallis, I., Prommer., H, Post, V.E.A., Vandenbohede, A. nd Simmons, C.T. (2012). Simulating MODFLOW-based reactive transport under radially-symmetric flow conditions. Ground Water (in press).

Martens, E, Zhang, H., Prommer, H., Greskowiak, J., Jeffey, M., and  Roberts, P. (2012). In Situ Recovery of Gold: Column Leaching Experiments and Reactive Transport Modeling. Hydrometallurgy 125, 16-23.

Sharma, L., Greskowiak, J., Ray, C., Eckert, P. and Prommer, H. (2012). Elucidating temperature effects on seasonal variations of biogeochemical turnover rates during riverbank filtration.  J. Hydrol., DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.01.028.

Wu, M.Z., Reynolds, D.A., Prommer, H., Fourie, A. and Thomas, D.G. (2012). Numerical evaluation of voltage gradient constraints on electrokinetic injection of amendments, Adv. Water Resour. 28, 60–69, ISSN 0309-1708,10.1016/j.advwatres.2011.11.004.

Wallis, I., Prommer, H., Pichler, T., Post, V.E.A., Norton, S., Annable., M. and Simmons, C.T. (2011). A process-based reactive transport model to quantify arsenic mobility during aquifer storage and recovery of potable water. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(16), 6924-6931.

Herold, M., Greskowiak, J., Ptak, T., and Prommer. H. (2011). Modelling of an enhanced PAH attenuation experiment and associated biogeochemical changes at a former gasworks site in Southern Germany. J. Cont. Hydrol. 119(1-4), 99-112.

Yin, J., Haggerty, R., Stoliker, D.I., Kent, D.B., Istok, J.D., Greskowiak, J. and Zachara, J.M. (2011). Transient groundwater chemistry near a river: Effects on U(VI) transport in laboratory column experiments. Water. Resour. Res. 47, W04502, doi:10.1029.

Greskowiak, J., Hay, M.B., Prommer, H., Liu, C., Post, V.E.A., Ma, R., Davis, J.A., Zheng, C. and Zachara, J.M. (2011). Simulating multi-rate non-equilibrium sorption and transport of U(VI) in porous media under varying hydrochemistry. Water Resour. Research 47, 8501-8501.

Mastrocicco, M., Prommer, H., Pasti, L., Palpacelli, S. and Colombani, N. (2011). Evaluation of Saline Tracer Performance during Electrical Conductivity Groundwater Monitoring. J. Cont. Hydrol.  123, 157-166.

D’Affonseca, F.M., Prommer, H., Finkel, M., Blum, P., and Grathwohl, P. (2011). Long-term evolution of transient biogeochemical and isotopic signatures in a coal tar contaminated aquifer. Water. Resour. Res., doi: 10.1029/2010WR009108

Wallis, I. Prommer, H., Simmons, C.T., Post, V.E.A. and Stuyfzand, P. (2010). Evaluation of conceptual and numerical models for arsenic mobilization and attenuation during managed aquifer recharge Environ. Sci. Technol., 44(13), 5035-5041.

Greskowiak, J, Prommer, H., Liu, C., Post, V.E.A., Ma, R., Zheng, C., and Zachara, J. (2010). Comparison of parameter sensitivities between a laboratory and field scale model of uranium transport in a dual domain, distributed-rate reactive system.  Water. Resour. Res. 46, W09509, doi:10.1029/2009WR008781.

Rolle, M., Eberhardt, C., Chiogna, G., Cirpka, O.A., and Grathwohl, P. (2009). Enhancement of dilution and transverse reactive mixing in porous media: Experiments and model-based interpretation. J. Contam. Hydrol., 110, 130-142. 

Pooley, K.E., Blessing, M., Schmidt, T.C., Haderlein, S.B., MacQuarrie, K.T.B. and Prommer, H. (2009). Aerobic biodegradation of chlorinated ethenes in a fractured bedrock aquifer: quantitative assessment by compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA) and reactive transport modelling. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(9), 7458-7464.

Ma, R., C. Zheng, H. Prommer, J. Greskowiak, C. Liu, J. Zachara, and M. Rockhold (2010), A field-scale reactive transport model for U(VI) migration influenced by coupled multirate mass transfer and surface complexation reactions, Water Resour. Res., 46, W05509, doi:10.1029/2009WR008168.

Jung, H.B., Charette, M.A. and Zheng Y. (2009). Field, Laboratory, and Modeling Study of Reactive Transport of Groundwater Arsenic in a Coastal Aquifer. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43 (14), 5333-5338.  

Horner, C., Engelmann, F., and Nützmann, G. (2009). Model based verification and prognosis of acidification and sulphate
releasing processes downstream of a former sewage field in Berlin (Germany). J. Contam. Hydrol.  106 (1-2), 83-98.

Bauer, R.D., M. Rolle, P. Kürzinger, P. Grathwohl, R.U. Meckenstock, and C. Griebler (2009). Two-dimensional flow-through microcosms – Versatile test systems to study biodegradation processes in porous aquifers. J. Hydrol. 369, 284–295.

Prommer, H., Anneser, B., Rolle, M., Einsiedl, F. and Griebler, C. (2009). Biogeochemical and isotopic gradients in a BTEX/PAH contaminant plume: model-based interpretation of a high-resolution field data set. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43 (21), 8206–8212.

Colombani, N., Mastrocicco, M., Gargini, A., Davis, G.B., and Prommer, H. (2009). Modelling the fate of styrene in a mixed petroleum hydrocarbon plume. J. Cont. Hydrol., 105(1-2), 38-55.


Cohen, E.L., Patterson, B.M., McKinley, A.J., and Prommer, H. (2009). ZVI Remediation of a mixed brominated ethene contaminated groundwater. J. Cont. Hydrol. 103(3-4), 109-118.

Van Breukelen, B.M. and Prommer., H., (2008). Beyond the Rayleigh Equation: Reactive Transport Modeling of Isotope Fractionation Effects to Improve Quantification of Biodegradation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(7), 2457 – 2463.

Prommer, H., Aziz, L.H., Bolaño, N., Taubald, H., and Schüth, C., (2008). Modelling of geochemical and isotopic changes in a column experiment for degradation of TCE by zero-valent-iron. J. Cont. Hydrol. 97, 13–26.

MacQuarrie, K.T.B., and T.A. Al, 2007, Controls on the seasonal and decadal trends in dissolved manganese during riverbank filtration, Proceedings Groundwater Quality 2007: Securing Groundwater Quality in Urban and Industrial Environments, M.G. Trefry (ed), paper 230p, 8 p.

Prommer, H., Grassi, M., Davis, A. and Patterson, B.M. (2007). Modeling of microbial dynamics and geochemical changes in a metal bioprecipitation experiment. Environ. Sci. Technol41(24), 8433-8438.

Post, V.E.A., and Prommer, H. (2007). Reactive multicomponent transport simulation of the Elder problem: effects of chemical reactions on salt plume development. Wat. Resour. Res.  43 (10): Art. No. W10404 OCT 2 2007.

Spiessl, S.M., Prommer, H.,  Sauter, M., Licha, T., and Zheng, C. (2007). A process-based reactive hybrid transport model for coupled discrete conduit-continuum systems.  J. Hydrol. 347, 23-34.

Bauer-Gottwein, P., Langer, T. Prommer, H., Wolski, P. and Kinzelbach, W. (2007). Okavango Delta Islands: Interaction between density-driven flow and geochemical reactions under evapo-concentration. J. Hydrol., DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.12.0. Ham, P.A.S, Prommer, H., Olsson, A., Schotting, R.J, and Grathwohl, P. (2007). Predictive modelling of dispersion controlled plumes at the laboratory scale.  J. Cont. Hydrol. 93 (1-4), 304-315.


Vencelides, Z., Sracek, O., and Prommer., H. (2007). Iron cycling and its impact on the electron balance at a petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated site in Hnevice, Czech Republic.  J. Cont. Hydrol., 89, 270–294.


Prommer, H., Tuxen, N., and Bjerg, P.L. (2006). Fringe-controlled natural attenuation of phenoxy acids in a landfill plume: Integration of field-scale processes by reactive-transport modelling. Environ. Sci.  Technol., 40, 4732-4738.


Greskowiak, J., Prommer, H., Massmann, G, and Nützmann, G. (2006). Modelling the seasonally changing fate of the pharmaceutical residue phenazone during artificial recharge of groundwater. Environ. Sci.  Technol., 40, 6615–6621.


Haerens, B., Prommer, H., and Lerner, D.N., Dassargues, A. (2006). Reactive transport modeling of a groundwater contamination by ammoniacal liquor. In MODFLOW and More 2006: Managing Ground-Water Systems. (Proc. International Ground Water Modeling Conference, Golden, Colorado USA, 22-24 May 2006).


Mao, X., Prommer, H., Barry, D.A., Langevin, C.D., Panteleit., B., and Li, L. (2006). Three-Dimensional Model for Multi-Component Reactive Transport with Variable Density Groundwater Flow. Env. Modelling Softw.  21, 615–628.


Rolle, M., Piepenbrink, M., Prommer, H., Ptak, T., and Grathwohl, P. (2005). Contaminant transport scenario modelling as a tool for a critical evaluation of natural attenuation. In: Proc. Aquifer Vulnerability and Risk,  4th Congress on the Protection and Management of Groundwater, Parma, 21-23 September 2005.


Prommer, H., and Barry, D. A., (2005). Modeling Bioremediation of Contaminated Groundwater. In: Bioremediation (edited by R.M. Atlas and J. Philp). American Society for Microbiology,  pp108-138.


Prommer, H., and Stuyfzand, P.J. (2005). Identification of temperature-dependent water quality changes during a deep well injection experiment in a pyritic aquifer. Environ. Sci.  Technol., 39, 2200-2209.


Greskowiak, J., Prommer. H., Vanderzalm, J., Pavelic, P., and Dillon., P. (2005). Modeling of Carbon Cycling and Biogeochemical Changes during Injection and Recovery of Reclaimed Water at Bolivar, South AustraliaWat. Resour. Res., 41, W10418, doi:10.1029/2005WR004095.


Ray, C., and Prommer, H. (2005). Clogging-Induced Flow and Chemical Transport Simulation in Riverbank Filtration Systems. In: Riverbank Filtration Hydrology Impacts on System Capacity and Water Quality. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Effect of Riverbed Clogging on Water Quality and System Capacity, held in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, from 7 to 10 September 2004. Series: Nato Science Series: IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vol. 60 Hubbs, Stephen A. (Ed.).


Ham, P.A.S, Schotting, R.J., Prommer, H.,  and Davis, G.B. (2004). Effects of hydrodynamic dispersion on plume lengths for instantaneous bimolecular reactions.  Adv. Water Resour., 27, 803-813.


Langevin, C., Essink, G. O., Panday, S., Bakker, M., Prommer, H., Swain, E., Jones, W., Beach, M., and Barcelo, M. (2003). MODFLOW-Based Tools for Simulation of Variable-Density Groundwater Flow. In: Coastal Aquifer Management (edited by A. H. D. Cheng and D. Ouazar), CRC Press, 115-142.


Prommer H, Barry, D.A., Zheng, C. (2003). MODFLOW/MT3DMS based reactive multi-component transport modeling. Ground Water, 41(2).


Prommer, H., Barry, D.A. and Davis, G.B. (2002). Modelling of physical and reactive processes during biodegradation of a hydrocarbon plume under transient groundwater flow conditions. J. Cont. Hydrol. 59, 113-131.


Barry, D. A., Prommer, H., Miller, C. T., Engesgaard, P.,  Brun, A. and Zheng, C. (2002). Modelling the fate of oxidisable organic contaminants in groundwater. Adv. Water Resour. 25, 945-983.


Haerens, B., Prommer, H., Dassargues, A. and Lerner, D. N. (2002). Multicomponent reactive transport of ammonium contamination at a former coal carbonisation plant. Proceedings of the first Geologica Belgica International Meeting, Leuven. Aardkundige Mededelingen, 211-214.


Haerens, B., Dassargues, A. and Lerner, D. N. (2002). Reactive transport modelling of ammonium: 1D conceptual modelling and comparison of reactive transport codes. Acta Universitatis Carolinae 46(2/3): 27-31.


Prommer, H., Barry, D.A., Davis, G.B. (2000). Numerical modelling for design and evaluation of groundwater remediation schemes. Ecological Modeling, 128, 181-195.


Prommer, H., Davis, G.B., and Barry, D.A. (1999). Geochemical changes during biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons: Field investigations and biogeochemical modeling. Organic Geochem. 30, 423-435.


Prommer H., Barry D.A., Davis, G.B. (1999). A one-dimensional reactive multi-component transport model for biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons. Env. Modelling Softw. 14, 213-223.


Prommer, H., Barry, D.A., and Davis, G.B. (1998). The effect of seasonal variability on intrinsic biodegradation of a BTEX plume. In: Herbert, M. and Kovar, K. (Eds.): Ground-water Quality: Remediation and Protection GQ´98. IAHS-Publ. 250, 213-220.




PHT3D-related MSc/PhD thesis:

Wallis, I. (2012). Quantification of arsenic mobilisation and attenuation by coupled flow and multi-component reactive transport modelling. PhD Thesis, Flinders University, South Australia.

Zhang, Y. (2012). Coupled biogeochemical dynamics of nitrogen and sulfur in a sandy aquifer and implications for groundwater quality. PhD Thesis, Utrecht University (Netherlands), Dept. Env. Geochem.

Anwar, N. (2012).  Influence of oceanic forcing on fate of nutrients in a near-shore aquifer. MSc Thesis.  The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Western University London, Ontario, Canada.

Negrão, F. (2012). Reactive Transport Modeling of the migration of a Pyrite Slag Leachate through an Aquifer in the Vicinity of a Canal with a Time-Dependent Stage. Msc Thesis, Utrecht University (Netherlands), Dept. Env. Geochem.

Hutchings, W.C. (2012). The Effects of Fractures on the Occurrence and Distribution of Arsenic in the Upper Floridan Aquifer During Aquifer Storage and Recovery. PhD Thesis. Department of Geology, College of Arts & Sciences, University of South Florida

Norton, S.B. (2011). Evaluating trace metal mobilization during managed aquifer recharge. PhD Thesis, University of Florida.

Wu, M.Z. (2011). Electrokinetic In Situ Chemical Oxidation Remediation of Low-Permeability Aquifer Systems: From Processes and Parameters to Implementation, PhD Thesis, University of Western Australia.

Descourvieres, C.D. (2011). Quantifying water quality changes during managed aquifer recharge in a physically and chemically heterogeneous aquifer. PhD Thesis, University of Western Australia.

Herold, M. (2009). Investigation of contaminant mass fluxes and reactive transport modelling of heterocyclic hydrocarbons at former gasworks sites. PhD Thesis, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany).

Dumont, E. (2009). Multicomponent reactive transport modeling of ammonium attenuation and isotopic fractionation in a manure lagoon plume. MSc Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada.

King, A. (2009). Quantifiction of methanogenesis-dominated natural attenuation processes in a carbonate aquifer with complex sources . MSc Thesis, School of Earth and Enviroment, University of Western Australia.

Hamann, E. (2008). Reactive transport modelling of an urban groundwater contamination from a former sewage farm. PhD Thesis Humboldt University Berlin (Germany).

Pooley, K.E. (2006). Model-based interpretation of stable isotope field data on the source and fate of chlorinated solvents. MSc Thesis, University of Tübingen (Germany), Centre for Applied Geoscience.

Cohen, E.L. (2006). Remediation of groundwater contaminated by brominated ethanes and ethenes. PhD Thesis, Department of Chemistry, University of Western Australia.


De Biase, C. (2006). Evaluation of Natural Attenuation Enhancement by Hydrogen Peroxide Injection into Groundwater at a PAHs and NSO-Heterocycles Contaminated Site. MSc Thesis, University of Tuebingen (Germany), Centre for Applied Geosciences.

Bustos Medina, D.A. (2006). Zinc mobility in groundwater: Reactive transport modelling of acid drainage and contaminant behaviour at a galvanization site. MSc Thesis, Utrecht University (Netherlands), Dept. Env. Geochem.


Greskowiak, J. (2006). Reactive transport processes in artificially recharged aquifers - Field and modelling studies, PhD Thesis, Humbolt University Berlin (Germany).


Ham, P.A.S. (2006). Dispersion Controlled Natural Attenuation: The role of conservative plume characteristics in modelling reactive mixing processes. PhD Thesis, Utrecht University (Netherlands), Dept. Env. Hydrogeol.


Grassi, M. E. (2004). Development of a diffusion based ethanol delivery system to promote reducing environments for the bioremediation of contaminated groundwater. PhD Thesis, Department of Chemistry, University of Western Australia.


Ruijpers, L. (2004). The evolution of groundwater quality around pumping-station Holten, The Netherlands, simulated by means of the multi-component geochemical transport model PHT3D. MSc Thesis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.


Heusser, D. and Langer, T. (2004). Geochemical Groundwater Evolution and Age Estimations for Islands in the Okavango Delta. MSc Thesis, Department of Environmental Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich.


Uttenthal Hansen, H. (2004). Forcering af nitratsreduktionskapaciteten I nærzonen omkring kildepladser. MSc Thesis, Environment and Resources, Technical University of Denmark.


Gossmann, S. (2004). Modeling of Natural Attenuation of Creosote Constituents of the Borden Emplaced Source Plume. MSc Thesis, University of Tübingen (Germany), Centre for Applied Geosciences.


Aziz, L. H. (2004). Hydrogeochemical Transport Modelling of Isotopic Fractionation Effects during Trichloroethylene Degradation in Zero Valent Iron Columns. MSc Thesis, University of Tübingen (Germany), Centre for Applied Geosciences.


Haerens, B. (2004). Reactive transport modelling of a groundwater contamination from a former coking plant. PhD Thesis, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), Faculty of Science, Department of Geography and Geology.


Spiessl, S. (2004). Development and Evaluation of a Reactive Hybrid Transport Model (RUMT3D). PhD Thesis, Universität Göttingen (Germany), Faculty of Geosciences and Geography.


Conan, C. (2003). Modélisation des transferts d’eau et de polluants (nitrates et métaux lourds)
dans les eaux de surface et les eaux souterraines de trois bassins versants européens. PhD Thesis, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (France), Faculty of Geosciences and Natural Resources.


Cheng, L. (2001). Modeling of Natural Attenuation of Creosote Constituents of the Borden Emplaced Source Plume. MSc Thesis, University of Tübingen (Germany), Centre for Applied Geosciences.


Serapiglia, F. (2001). Effect of Physical Parameters on the Biodegradation of the Ammonium Contaminant Plume at the Osterhohen Site: Two and Three Dimensional Simulations. MSc Thesis, University of Tuebingen (Germany), Centre for Applied Geosciences.


Salomon, P. (2001). The Influence of Transient Flow on Biodegradation Rates in a 3-Dimensional Model. MSc Thesis, University of Tübingen (Germany), Centre for Applied Geosciences.