Publications

*postdocs or students

1.     Gionfriddo*, C.M., J. Power, J.M. Ogorek, R. Wick, K. Holt, D.P. Krabbenhoft, B.C. Thomas, J.F. Banfield, M.B. Stott and J.W. Moreau (in prep. for Extremophiles) Microbially-mediated methylation and reduction of Hg(II) control net mercury speciation in acidic mesothermal springs.

2.     Watts*, M.P., E.G. Hanssen and J.W. Moreau (in prep. for Environmental Science & Technology).  Cryo-TEM EELS study of mineral-organic interactions during oxidative release of Cr(VI) from Cr(OH)3 by δ-MnO2.

3.    Watts*, M.P., L.P. Spurr*, H.M. Gan and J.W. Moreau (accepted 1 May 2017, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology) Characterization of a mixed microbial community capable of thiocyanate degradation in a bioreactor system during batch mode.

4.     Mu*, A. and J.W. Moreau (in prep. for Applied and Environmental Microbiology) Anaerobic carboxydotrophy declines in a deep aquifer after supercritical CO2 injection.

5.     Spurr*, L.P., M.P. Watts*, H.M. Gan and J.W. Moreau (in review, Geomicrobiology Journal) Bioremediation of thiocyanate by a microbial consortium enriched from contaminated groundwater.

6.     Watts*, M.P., H.M. Gan and J.W. Moreau (in revision) In situ stimulation of thiocyanate biodegradation through nutrient amendment in gold mine tailings water.

7.     Ling*, Y.C., H.M. Gan, M. Bush, R. Bush and J.W. Moreau (accepted 8 May 2017, Environmental Chemistry) Time-resolved microbial guild responses to tidal cycling in a coastal acid-sulfate system.

8.     Cox*, T.L., H.M. Gan and J.W. Moreau (in revision).  The dissimilatory sulfite reductase (dsr) phylogeny of a deep subseafloor biosphere in the subducting Philippines Sea Plate.

9.     Moreau, J.W. (in press, 2017) Sulfate-reducing bacteria: applications to metals bioremediation and biorecovery In Das, S. and H.R. Dash (Eds.) Handbook of Metal-Microbe Interactions and Bioremediation.  CRC Press.

10.  Hug*, K., W. Maher, F. Krikowa, S. Foster and J.W. Moreau (2017), Experimental evaluation of sampling, storage and analytical protocols for measuring arsenic speciation in sulphidic hot spring waters.  Microchemical Journal, 130, 162-167.  PDF

11.  Gionfriddo*, C.M., M. Tate, R.R. Wick, M.B. Schultz, A. Zemla, M.P. Thelen, R. Schofield, D.P. Krabbenhoft, K.E. Holt and J.W. Moreau (2016) Microbial mercury methylation in Antarctic sea ice.  Nature Microbiology, 1, article no. 16127, doi:10.1038/NMICROBIOL.2016.127.  PDF

12.  Cumberland, S.A.*, G. Douglas, K. Grice and J.W. Moreau (2016) Uranium mobility in organic-matter rich sediments: a review of geological and geochemical processes. Earth Science Reviews, 159, 160-185.

13. Watts*, M.P. and J.W. Moreau (2016) New insights into the genetic and metabolic diversity of thiocyanate-degrading microbial consortia.  Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100, 1101-1108.

14.  Moreau, J.W., C.M. Gionfriddo*, D.P. Krabbenhoft, J.M. Ogorek, G.R. Aiken and E.E. Roden (2015) The Effect of Natural Organic Matter on Mercury Methylation by Desulfobulbus propionicus 1pr3.  Frontiers in Microbiology, DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2015.01389.

15.  Houghton, K.M., X.C. Morgan, K. Lagutin, A.D. MacKenzie, M. Vyssotski, K. Mitchell, I.R. McDonald, H.W. Morgan, J.F. Power, J.W. Moreau, E. Hanssen, M.B. Stott (2015) Thermorudis dilitiriophila WKT50.2T sp. nov., a novel isolate of class Thermomicrobia isolated from geothermal soil, and emended descriptions of Thermomicrobium roseum and Sphaerobacter thermophiles.  International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65, 4479-4487, DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000598.

16.  Ling, Y.C.*, R. Bush, K. Grice, S. Tulipani, L. Berwick and J.W. Moreau (2015) Distribution of iron- and sulfur-cycling bacteria across a coastal acid sulfate soil (CASS) environment: implications for passive bioremediation by tidal inundation.  Frontiers in Microbiology, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00624.

17.  Torres, M.E., T. Cox*, W.-L. Hong, J. McManus, C. Destregneville, H.M. Gan, C. Austin and J.W. Moreau (2015), Crustal Fluids and Ash Alteration Impact on the Biosphere of Shikoku Basin Sediments, Nankai Trough, Japan; Geobiology. DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12146

18.  Andrade, K., J. Logemann, K.B. Heidelberg, J.B. Emerson, L.R. Comolli, L.A. Hug, A. Keillar*, B.C. Thomas, C.S. Miller, E.E. Allen, J.W. Moreau, J.J. Brocks and J.F. Banfield (2015), Metagenomic and lipid analyses reveal a diel cycle in a hypersaline microbial ecosystem. ISME Journal. DOI:10.1038/ismej.2015.66.

19.  Mu, A.* and J.W. Moreau (2015) The Geomicrobiology of CO2 geosequestration: a focused review on prokaryotic community responses to field-scale CO2 injection. Frontiers in Microbiology DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00263.

20.  Anders, H., J.F. Power, A.D. MacKenzie, K. Lagutin, M. Vyssotski, E. Hanssen, J.W. Moreau, and M.B. Stott. (2015) Limisphaera ngatamarikiensis gen. nov. sp. nov., a thermophilic, pink-pigmented coccus isolated from subaqueous mud of a geothermal hotspring in New Zealand.  International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65, 1114-1121, DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.000063.

21.  Vu*, H.P. and J.W. Moreau (2015) Thiocyanate adsorption on ferrihydrite and its fate during ferrihydrite transformation to hematite and goethite.  Chemosphere, 119, 987-993.

22.  Gionfriddo*, C.M., J.M. Ogorek, M. Butcher, D.P. Krabbenhoft, and J.W. Moreau (2015) Mercury distribution and mobility at the abandoned Puhipuhi mercury mine, Northland, New Zealand.  New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 58, 78-87.

23. Hug*, K., W. Maher, M.B. Stott F. Krikowa, S. Foster and J.W. Moreau (2014).  Microbial contributions to coupled arsenic and sulfur cycling in the acid-sulfide hot spring Champagne Pool, New Zealand. Frontiers in Microbiology, 5, article 569, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00569.

24.  J.W. Moreau and A.M. Minard* (2014) Coupled nitrogen and oxygen isotope study of nitrate at a rural unlined landfill in western Victoria, Australia. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 10, 383-390, DOI:10.3844/ajessp.2014.383.390.

25.  Mu*, A., C. Boreham, H. Leong*, R. Haese and J.W. Moreau (2014) Changes in the deep subsurface microbial biosphere resulting from a field-scale CO2 geosequestration experiment.  Frontiers in Microbiology, 5, 1-11, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00209

26.  Anders, H. P.F. Dunfield, K. Lagutin, K.M. Houghton, J.F. Power, A.D. MacKenzie, M. Vyssotski, J.L. Ryan, E. Hanssen, J.W. Moreau, and M.B. Stott. (2014) Thermoflavifilum aggregans gen. nov. sp. nov., a thermophilic and slightly halophilic filamentous bacterium from the phylum Bacteroidetes.  International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 64, 1264-1270.

27.  Carroll, A.G., R. Przeslawski, L.C. Radke, J.R. Black, K. Picard, J.W. Moreau, R.R. Haese, S. Nichol (2014) Environmental considerations for subseabed geological storage of CO2.  Continental Shelf Research, 83, 116-128.

28.  Horvath*, A.S., L.V. Garrick* and J.W. Moreau (2013) Manganese-reducing Pseudomonas fluorescens-group bacteria control arsenic mobility in gold mining-contaminated groundwater. Environmental Earth Sciences, 71, 4187-4189.

29.  Vu*, H.P., A. Mu* and J.W. Moreau (2013) Isolation of a novel thiocyanate-degrading Burkholderia strain from soil contaminated by gold mine tailings.  Letters in Applied Microbiology, 57, 368-372. DOI:10.1111/lam.12123.

30. Moreau, J.W., J. Fournelle and J.F. Banfield (2013) Quantifying heavy metals sequestration by sulfate-reducing bacteria in a acid mine drainage-contaminated wetland. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4:43. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00043

31. Maher, W.A., S. Foster, F. Krikowa, E. Duncan, A. St John, K. Hug* and J.W. Moreau (2013).  Thioarsenic species in marine organisms and sulfide rich environments: new species and analytical approaches.  Microchemical Journal, 111, 82-90.

32. Moreau, J.W., R.A. Zierenberg and J.F. Banfield (2010), Diversity of Dissimilatory Sulfite Reductase Genes (dsrAB) in a Salt Marsh Impacted by Long-Term Acid Mine Drainage, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76, 4819-4828.

33. Sunderland, E.M., D.P. Krabbenhoft, J.W. Moreau, S.A. Strode and W.M. Landing (2009), Mercury sources, distribution, and bioavailability in the North Pacific Ocean: Insights from data and models, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23, GB2010, DOI:10.1029/2008GB003425.

34. Moreau, J.W., P.K. Weber, M.C. Martin, B. Gilbert, I.D Hutcheon and J.F. Banfield (2007). Extracellular proteins limit the dispersal of biogenic nanoparticles. Science, 316, 1600-1603.

35. Moreau, J.W., R.I. Webb and J.F. Banfield (2004). Ultrastructure, aggregation-state, and crystal growth of biogenic nanocrystalline sphalerite and wurtzite. American Mineralogist, 89, 950-960.

36. Moreau, J.W. and T.G. Sharp (2004). A Transmission electron microscope study of silica and kerogen biosignatures in ~1.9 Ga Gunflint microfossils. Astrobiology, 4, 196-209.

37. Nesterova, M., J. Moreau, and J.F. Banfield (2003).  Model biomimetic studies of templated growth and assembly of nanocrystalline FeOOH. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (IF 4.259), 67, 1177-1187.

38. Banfield, J.F., J.W. Moreau, C.S. Chan, S.A. Welch and B. Little (2001) Mineralogical biosignatures and the search for life on Mars. Astrobiology, 1, 447-465.

39. Moore, J.M. et al. (26 authors on Galileo Solid State Imaging science team; 2001) Impact features on Europa: results of the Galileo Europa mission (GEM), Icarus, 151, 93-111.