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Paul Grossl

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Agricultural Experiment Station

Biogeochemistry

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Crop and Soil Science, (Environmental Soil Chemistry), Montana State University, 1991
MS, Soil Science, (Soil Chemistry), University of Minnesota, 1985
BS, Agricultural Sciences/Agronomy, University of Illinois, 1981





Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: AGRS 346
DialPhone: 435-797-0411
SendEmail: paul.grossl@usu.edu

Awards

Honorary Faculty Member, 2010

Hanshan Normal University, Chaozhou, China

Robins Award Finalist, 2007

USU Professor of the Year

Recognized for a Highly Cited Paper, 2007

American Chemical Society

Teacher of the Year, 2007

USU College of Agriculture

Certificate of Recognition for Exemplary Service as a Teacher, 2001

USU College of Agriculture

Faculty of Semester , 1998

USU College of Agriculture

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Grossl, P., Sparks, D.L, (2008). Chemical Analysis. Encyclopedia of Soil Science - Ward Chesworth
    • Book Chapters

    • Koenig, R., Grossl, P., (2009). Urban Soil Management - Before You Plant : Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens. Sustainable Landscapes and Gardens, GFG Publishing, Inc.
    • Grossl, P., (2004). Radioactive Contaminants. Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes *
    • Grossl, P., (2004). Water quality: Effects of natural and anthropogenic disturbances. In: J.C. Chambers and J.R. Miller (eds.). Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems-Ecology, Managements, and Restoration
    • Grossl, P., (2002). Carbonates and Evaporites. In: J. Dixon and D. Schultze (eds.) Soil Mineralogy with Environmental Applications
    • Grossl, P., (2000). Natural attenuation mechanisms of inorganic pollutants: sorption/desorption kinetics on soil mineral surfaces. In G. B. Wickramanayake, A.R. Gavaskar, and M.E. Kelley eds.. Natural Attenuation Considerations and Case Studies: Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Lan, Y., Larson, S., Jensen, K., Staub, J.E, Grossl, P., (2015). Quantitative trait loci (QTL) and candidate genes associated with trace element concentrations in perennial grasses grownon phytotoxic soil contaminated with heavy metals. . Plant and Soil, doi: 10.1007/s11104-015-2583-5
        • Boparai, H.K, Comfort, S.D, Satapanajaru, T., Szecsody, J.E, Grossl, P., Shea, P.J, (2010). Abiotic transformation of high explosives by freshly precipitated iron minerals in aqueous FeII solutions. Chemosphere, 79, 865-872.
        • Morris, C., Grossl, P., Call, C., (2009). Elemental allelopathy: processes, progress, and pitfalls. Plant Ecology, 202, 1-11.
        • Mackowiak, C., Grossl, P., Wheeler, R., (2009). Crop system effects on closed system element cycling for human life support in space. J. Plant Nutrition, 32, 318-334.
        • Morris, C., Grossl, P., Call, C., (2009). Elemental Allelopathy: processes, progress, and pitfalls. Plant Ecology, 202, 11-Jan.
        • Grossl, P., (2009). Influence of humic acid on water retention and nutrient acquisition in simulated golf putting greens. Soil Use and Management, 25, 255-261.
        • Van Dyke, A., Johnson, P.G, Grossl, P., (2009). Influence of humic acid on water retention and nutrient acquisition in simulated golf putting greens.. Soil Use and Management, 25, 255-261.
        • Gunnell, J., Grossl, P., Kjelgren, R.K, (2008). Nitrogen and Substrate Assessment for Pot-in-pot Production in the Intermountain West.. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, Vol. 26 Num. 4:December, 247-252.
        • Grossl, P., (2008). Humic substances effect on moisture retention and phosphorus uptake in Intermountain West putting greens.. Applied Turfgrass Science, in press.
        • Grossl, P., (2008). Nitrogen and media assessment for Pot-in-Pot production in the Intermountain West.. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 26 (4), 247-252.
        • Koenig, R.T, Cerny-Koenig, T., Kotuby-Amacher, J., Grossl, P., (2008). A laboratory exercise relating soil energy budgets to soil temperature.. J. Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education., 37, 59-62.
        • Morris, C., Call, C., Monaco, T., Grossl, P., Dewey, S.A, (2006). Evaluation of elemental allelopathy in Acroptilon repens (L.) DC. (Russian knapweed). Plant Soil, 289, 270-288.
        • Morris, C., Call, C.A, Monaco, T.A, Grossl, P., Dewey, S.A, (2006). Evaluation of elemental allelopathy in Acroptilon repens (L.) DC. (Russian Knapweed).. Plant and Soil, 289, 279-288.
        • Mackowiak, C., Grossl, P., Cook, K., (2005). Iodine toxicity in a plant-solution system with and without humic acid.. Plant and Soil., 269, 141-150.
        • Mackowiak, C.L, Grossl, P., Bugbee, B.G, (2003). Biogeochemistry of fluoride in a plant-solution system.. Journal of environmental quality, 32:6, 2230-7.
        • Grossl, P., (2003). Biogeochemistry of Fluoride in a Plant-Solution System. J. Environ. Qual., 32, 2230-2237.
        • Grossl, P., (2003). Site-specific approach for the evaluation of natural attenuation at metals impacted sites. Soil and Sediment Contamination, 12, 541-564.
        • Grossl, P., (2002). Adsorption of Arsenate and Arsenite on Ferrihydrite in the Presence and Absence of Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC). J. Environ. Qual., 31, 1115-1123.
        • Grossl, P., (2002). Oxidation of pentachlorophenol in manganese oxide suspensions under controlled Eh and pH environments. Environ. Sci. Technol., 36, 3744-3748.
        • Mackowiak, C.L, Grossl, P., Bugbee, B.G, (2001). Beneficial effects of humic acid on micronutrient availability to wheat.. Soil Science Society of America journal. Soil Science Society of America, 65:6, 1744-50.
        • Grossl, P., (2001). Adsorption of arsenate (V) and arsenite (III) on goethite in the presence and absence of dissolved organic carbon. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 65, 1680-1687.
        • Grossl, P., (2001). Beneficial effects of humic acid on micronutrient availability to wheat. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 65, 1744-1750.
        • Grossl, P., (2000). Effects of metal tolerant plants (Betula occidentalis and Carex microptera) on the fate and behavior of lead in contaminated soils. J. Environ. Qual., 29, 1826-1834.
        • Stahl, R.S, Grossl, P., Bugbee, B.G, (1999). Effect of 2 (N-morpholino) ethane) sulfonic acid (MES) on the growth and tissue composition of cucumber. Journal of plant nutrition, 22:2, 315–330.
        • Muhlestein, D., Hooten, T.M, Richard, K., Grossl, P., Bugbee, B.G, (1999). Is nitrate necessary to biological life support. Plant Disease, 1, 2023.
        • Grossl, P., (1999). Comparisons of iodate and iodide additions on iodine uptake, growth, and partitioning in rice. Plant and Soil, 212, 135-143.
        • Grossl, P., (1999). Effect of 2((N-morpholino)ethane) sulfonic acid (MES) on the growth and tissue composition of cucumber. J. Plant Nutrition, 22, 315-330.
        • Grossl, P., (1998). A controlled environment potentiostat to study solid/aqueous systems. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 62:379-382.
        • Grossl, P., (1997). Arsenate and chromate retention on goethite: I. surface structure. Environ. Sci. & Tech., 31:315-320.
        • Grossl, P., (1997). Arsenate and chromate retention on goethite: II. Kinetic evaluation using a pressure-jump relaxation technique. Environ. Sci. & Tech., 31:321-326.
        • Grossl, P., (1996). Characterization of fulvic acid isolated from a water-soluble extract of wheat straw. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 60:158-162.
        • Grossl, P., (1996). Dissolution kinetics of a lunar basalt simulant at 298 K: The effect of pH and organic acids. Geoderma, 74:139-160.
        • Grossl, P., (1996). Dissolution kinetics of a lunar glass simulant at 25oC: The effect of pH and organic acids. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta., 60: 157-170.
        • Grossl, P., (1995). Evaluation of contaminant ion adsorption/desorption on goethite using pressure-jump relaxation kinetics. Geoderma, 67:87-101.
        • Grossl, P., (1994). Equilibrium and kinetics of borate adsorption/desorption on pyrophyllite in aqueous suspensions. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 58: 1116-1122.
        • Grossl, P., (1994). Pressure-jump kinetic study of Cu(II) adsorption/desorption on goethite. Environ. Sci. & Tech., 28:1422-1429.
        • Grossl, P., (1992). Kinetics of octacalcium phosphate crystal growth in the presence of organic acids. Geochimica et Cosmochim. Acta., 56:1955-1961.
        • Grossl, P., (1991). Precipitation of dicalcium phosphate dihydrate in the presence of organic acids. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 55:670-675.
        • Professional Journal

        • Smith, H.D, McKay, C.P, Duncan, A.G, Sims, R.C, Grossl, P.R, Anderson, A.J, (2014). An Instrument Design for Non-contact Detection of Biomolecules and Minerals on Mars using Fluorescence. Journal of Biological Engineering, 8:16, 16-22. doi: 10.1186/1754-1611-8-16
        • Public or Trade Journal

        • Van Dyke, A., Johnson, P.G, Grossl, P., (2009). Honing in on organic substances. Golf Course Industry Magazine, 9-Apr, 74-78. *
        • Van Dyke, A., Johnson, P.G, Grossl, P., (2009). Influence of humic acid on water retention and nutrient uptake in simulated putting greens.. USGA Turfgrass and Environmantal Research, 8:12, 1-10. *
        • Van Dyke, A., Johnson, P.G, Paul, G., Grossl, P., (2009). Honing in on Humic Substances. Golf Course Industry Magazine, 4, 74-78. *
        • Van Dyke, A., Johnson, P.G, Grossl, P., (2009). Humic substances effect on moisture retention, nutrition, and color of Intermountain West putting greens. USGA Turf & Environmental Research Online, 8:4, 1-9. doi: 10.1094/ATS-2008-1006-01-RS *

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Other Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Other

              • Grossl, P., (1993). Invited Review for the Book, Iron Oxides in the Laboratory. 1991. By, U. Schwertmann and R.M. Cornell. Soil Sci. 156:369-370 *

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              Scheduled Teaching

              PSC 5740 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water, Spring 2017

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Spring 2017

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2017

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2017

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2016

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2016

              PSC 5740 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water, Spring 2016

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Spring 2016

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2016

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2016

              PSC 6900 - Special Problems in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate, Spring 2016

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2015

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2015

              PSC 5740 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water, Spring 2015

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Spring 2015

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2015

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2015

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2014

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2014

              PSC 6890,7890 - Plants, Soils, and Climate Graduate Seminar, Fall 2014

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Spring 2014

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2014

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2014

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2013

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2013

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Spring 2013

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2013

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2013

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2012

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2012

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2012

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2012

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2012

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2012

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2012

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2012

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2012

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2011

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2011

              PSC 6970 - RESEARCH & THESIS, Spring 2011

              PSC 4500 - SOIL RECLAMATION, Spring 2011

              PSC 4500 - SOIL RECLAMATION, Spring 2011

              SOIL 4500 - Soil Reclamation , Spring 2011

              PSC 6900 - SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2011

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2010

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2010

              PSC 6970 - Research and Thesis, Fall 2010

              SOIL 4500 - Soil Reclamation , Spring 2010

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2009

              SOIL 5550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2009

              SOIL 6550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2009

              SOIL 4500 - Soil Reclamation , Spring 2009

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2008

              SOIL 4900 - Special Problems: Soil Reclamation , Fall 2008

              SOIL 5550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2008

              SOIL 6550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2008

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2007

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2007

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2007

              SOIL 5550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2007

              SOIL 6550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2007

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2006

              SOIL 5750 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water , Spring 2006

              SOIL 5550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2006

              SOIL 6550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2006

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2005

              SOIL 5750 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water , Spring 2005

              SOIL 5550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2005

              SOIL 6550 - Soil Nutrient Bioavailability , Spring 2005

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2004

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 2004

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2003

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 2003

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2002

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 2002

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2002

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2002

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2001

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 2001

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2001

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2001

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 2000

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 2000

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2000

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 2000

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 1999

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 1999

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1999

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1999

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 1998

              SOIL 5750 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water , Spring 1998

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 1998

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1998

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1998

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 1997

              SOIL 5750 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water , Spring 1997

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 1997

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1997

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1997

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 1996

              SOIL 5750 - Environmental Quality: Soil and Water , Spring 1996

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 1996

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1996

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1996

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 1995

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 1995

              SOIL 5050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1995

              SOIL 6050 - Principles of Environmental Soil Chemistry , Spring 1995

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Fall 1994

              SOIL 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science , Spring 1994


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