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Paul Grossl

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Agricultural Experiment Station

Biogeochemistry

Professor

Contact Information

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


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

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 - Abstracts

    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

        • Jones, C., Grossl, P.R, Amacher, M.C, Boettinger, J.L, Jacobson, A.R, Lawley, J.R, (2017). Selenium and Salt Mobilization in a Wetland and Arid Upland Soils of Pariette Draw, Utah (USA). . Geoderma, 305, 363-373. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.06.028
        • Favorito, J.E, Eick, M.J, Grossl, P.R, Davis, Z., (2017). Selenium geochemistry in reclaimed phosphate mine soils and its relationship with plant bioavailability. . Plant and Soil, 418, 541-555.
        • 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
        • Smith, H.D, McKay, C.P, Duncan, A.G, Sims, R.C, Grossl, P.R, Anderson, A.J, Heiddigar, M., (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
        • 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

          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 2018

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Spring 2018

              PSC 4500 - Soil Reclamation, Spring 2018

              PSC 5530, 6530 - Soils and Plant Nutrient Bioavailability, Spring 2018

              PSC 6900 - Special Problems in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate, Spring 2018

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2017

              PSC 3000 - Fundamentals of Soil Science, Fall 2017

              PSC 4000 - Soil and Water Conservation, Fall 2017

              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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