Mary Ann Bruns

Associate Professor of Soil Microbiology and Biogeochemistry

Mary Ann Bruns

Research Summary

Functional ecology of biogeochemically important microbial populations.

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Soil Drainage Acids Biofilms Microorganisms Vegetation Oxidation Acid Mine Drainage Cathodes Ammonia Weathering Bacteria Nitrogen Minerals Wetlands Carbon Biogeochemistry Hydrogen Sulfide Land Cover Microbial Fuel Cells Land Use Gases Water Lime Iron Oxides

Most Recent Papers

Development of a nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterial consortium for surface stabilization of agricultural soils

Xin Peng, Maryann Victoria Bruns, 2019, Journal of Applied Phycology on p. 1047-1056

Duckweed as an agricultural amendment

Andrew N. Kreider, Carlos R. Fernandez Pulido, Mary Ann Bruns, Rachel A. Brennan, 2019, Journal of Environmental Quality on p. 469-475

Cyanobacterial soil surface consortia mediate N cycle processes in agroecosystems

Xin Peng, Mary Ann Bruns, 2019, Frontiers in Environmental Science

Iron oxide to mitigate hydrogen sulfide gas release from gypsum-bedded dairy manure storages

L. Chen, M. L. Hile, Eileen Fabian, Z. Xu, Maryann Victoria Bruns, V. Brown, 2018, Transactions of the ASABE on p. 1101-1112

Electrochemically active microorganisms from an acid mine drainage-affected site promote cathode oxidation in microbial fuel cells

Claudia Rojas, Ignacio T. Vargas, Mary Ann Bruns, John M. Regan, 2017, Bioelectrochemistry on p. 139-146

Bacterial and eukaryal diversity in soils forming from acid mine drainage precipitates under reclaimed vegetation and biological crusts

Claudia Rojas, Rosemary M. Gutierrez, Mary Ann Bruns, 2016, Applied Soil Ecology on p. 57-66

Land-use and land-cover effects on soil microbial community abundance and composition in headwater riparian wetlands

Jessica B. Moon, Denice H. Wardrop, Mary Ann V Bruns, R. Michael Miller, Kusum J. Naithani, 2016, Soil Biology and Biochemistry on p. 215-233

Fe biogeochemistry in reclaimed acid mine drainage precipitates - Implications for phytoremediation

Claudia Rojas, Carmen Enid Martínez, Mary Ann Bruns, 2014, Environmental Pollution on p. 231-237

Vegetation and soil development in compost-amended iron oxide precipitates at a 50-year-old acid mine drainage barrens

Mary Kay Lupton, Claudia Rojas, Patrick Drohan, Mary Ann Bruns, 2013, Restoration Ecology on p. 320-328

Comparative diversity and abundance of ammonia monooxygenase genes in mulched and vegetated soils

Maina C. Martir-Torres, Maryann Victoria Bruns, 2013, Soil Biology and Biochemistry on p. 758-768

Most-Cited Papers

Twelve testable hypotheses on the geobiology of weathering

S. L. Brantley, J. P. Megonigal, F. N. Scatena, Z. Balogh-Brunstad, R. T. Barnes, M. A. Bruns, P. Van Cappellen, K. Dontsova, H. E. Hartnett, A. S. Hartshorn, A. Heimsath, E. Herndon, L. Jin, C. K. Keller, J. R. Leake, W. H. Mcdowell, F. C. Meinzer, T. J. Mozdzer, S. Petsch, J. Pett-Ridge, K. S. Pregitzer, P. A. Raymond, C. S. Riebe, K. Shumaker, A. Sutton-Grier, R. Walter, K. Yoo, 2011, Geobiology on p. 140-165

Soil greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions in long-term maize-based cropping systems

M. A.A. Adviento-Borbe, J. P. Kaye, M. A. Bruns, M. D. McDaniel, M. McCoy, S. Harkcom, 2010, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 1623-1634

Natural zinc enrichment in peatlands

Soh joung Yoon, Carolina Yáñez, Maryann Victoria Bruns, Nadia Martínez-Villegas, Carmen Enid Martínez, 2012, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta on p. 165-176

Land-use and land-cover effects on soil microbial community abundance and composition in headwater riparian wetlands

Jessica B. Moon, Denice H. Wardrop, Mary Ann V Bruns, R. Michael Miller, Kusum J. Naithani, 2016, Soil Biology and Biochemistry on p. 215-233

Bacterial and eukaryal diversity in soils forming from acid mine drainage precipitates under reclaimed vegetation and biological crusts

Claudia Rojas, Rosemary M. Gutierrez, Mary Ann Bruns, 2016, Applied Soil Ecology on p. 57-66

Halloysite nanotubes and bacteria at the saprolite-bedrock interface, Rio Icacos watershed, Puerto Rico

Morgan L. Minyard, Mary Ann Bruns, Carmen E. Martínez, Laura J. Liermann, Heather L. Buss, Susan L. Brantley, 2011, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 348-356

Bacterial Associations with Weathering Minerals at the Regolith-Bedrock Interface, Luquillo Experimental Forest, Puerto Rico

Morgan L. Minyard, Mary Ann Bruns, Laura J. Liermann, Heather L. Buss, Susan L. Brantley, 2012, Geomicrobiology Journal on p. 792-803

Algal diversity in flowing waters at an acidic mine drainage "barrens" in central Pennsylvania, USA

Radha Prasanna, Sachitra Kumar Ratha, Claudia Rojas, Maryann Victoria Bruns, 2011, Folia Microbiologica on p. 491-496

Manure amendments for mitigation of dairy ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions

Eileen Fabian, M. Arlene A. Adviento-Borbe, Robin C. Brandt, Patrick A. Topper, Deborah A. Topper, Herschel Adams Elliott, Robert E. Graves, Alexander Nikolov Hristov, Virginia A. Ishler, Maryann Victoria Bruns, 2011, Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal

Electrochemically active microorganisms from an acid mine drainage-affected site promote cathode oxidation in microbial fuel cells

Claudia Rojas, Ignacio T. Vargas, Mary Ann Bruns, John M. Regan, 2017, Bioelectrochemistry on p. 139-146