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Prof. Tasios Karathanasis

University of Kentucky, USA


Email: akaratha@uky.edu


1982  Ph.D., Auburn University, USA

1978  M.Sc., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Agronomy Department. USA

1969  B.Sc., University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Publications (Selected)

  1. Karathanasis, A.D. 2000. Colloid-Mediated Transport of Pb through Soil Porous Media. Intern. J. Environ. Studies, 57: 579-596.
  2. Barton, C.D., A.D. Karathanasis, and G. Chalfant. 2001. Influence of Acidic Atmospheric Deposition on Soil Solution Composition in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky. Environ. Geol., DOI 10.1007/s00254-001-0450-6., 41:672-682. Barton, C.D. and A.D. Karathanasis. 2002. A Novel Method for Measurement and Characterization of Soil Macroporosity. Commun. Soil Sci. & Plant Anal., 33:1305-1322.
  3. Barton, C.D. and A.D. Karathanasis. 2003. Influence of Soil Colloids on the Migration of Atrazine and Zn through Large Soil Monoliths. Air, Soil & Water Pollution, 143:3-21.
  4. Karathanasis, A.D., Y.L. Thompson, and C.D. Barton. 2003. Long-Term Evaluations of Seasonally Saturated “Wetlands” in Western Kentucky. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 67: 662-673.
  5. Karathanasis, A.D, and C.M. Johnson. 2003. Metal Removal Potential by Three Aquatic Plants in an Acid Mine Drainage Wetland. Mine Water Environ. J., 22: 22-30.
  6. Karathanasis, A.D., C.L. Potter, and M.S. Coyne. 2003. Vegetation Effects on Fecal Bacteria, BOD, and TSS Removal in Constructed Wetlands Treating Domestic Wastewater. J. Ecol. Engin., 20: 157-169.
  7. Barton, C.D. and A.D. Karathanasis. 2003. Colloid-Enhanced Desorption of Zn in Soil Monoliths. Intern. J. Environ. Studies, 60:395-409.
  8. Pils, J.R.V., A.D. Karathanasis, and T.G. Mueller. 2004. Concentration of Six Trace Metals in Northern Kentucky Soils. J. Soil & Sedim. Contam., 13:37-51.
  9. Hartsock, N.J., T.G.Mueller, A.D. Karathanasis, and P.L. Cornelius. 2005. Interpreting Electrical Conductivity and Terrain Attribute Variability with Soil Surveys. J. Precision Agriculture, 6:53-72.
  10. Karathanasis, A.D., C. Johnson, and C.J. Matocha. 2005. Biosolid-Colloid Mediated Transport of Cu, Zn, and Pb in Waste-Amended Soils. J. Environ. Qual., 34: 1153-1164.
  11. D’Angelo, E.M., A.D. Karathanasis, J.E. Sparks, S.A. Ritchey, and S.A. Wehr-McChesney. 2005. Soil Carbon and Microbial Communities at Mitigated and Late Succesional Bottomland Forest Wetlands. Wetlands, 25: 162-175.
  12. Karathanasis, A.D., and J.R.V. Pils. 2005. Solid-Phase Fractionation of Selected Trace Metals in Some Northern Kentucky Soils. J. Soil & Sedim. Contam., 14: 293-308.
  13. Matocha, C.J., A.D. Karathanasis, S. Rakshit, and K. M. Wagner. 2005. Reduction of Cu(II) by Fe(II). J. Environ. Qual. 34: 1539-1546.
  14. Mueller, T.G., H. Cetin, R.A. Fleming, C.R. Dillon, A.D. Karathanasis, and S.A. Shearer. 2005. Erosion probability maps: Calibrating Precision Agriculture Data with Soil Surveys Using Logistic Regression. J. Soil Water Conserv., 60: 462-468.
  15. Mueller, T.G., S.R.K. Dhanikonda, N.B. Pusuluri, A.D. Karathanasis, K.K. Mathias, B. Mijatovic, and B.G. Sears. 2005. Optimizing Inverse Distance Weighted Interpolation with Cross-Validation. Soil Sci., 170: 504-515.
  16. 16.Karathanasis, A.D. and C. Johnson. 2006. Stability and Transportability of Biosolid         Colloids Through Undisturbed Soil Monoliths. Geoderma, 130: 334-345.
  17. Karathanasis, A.D. and C. Johnson. 2006. Subsurface Transport of Cd, Cr, and Mo, Mediated by Biosolid Colloids. Sci. Total Environ., 354: 157-169.
  18. Karathanasis, A.D. 2006. Comments on “Transport of Biosolids in Waste-Amended Soils”, A.D. Karathanasis et al., Letters to the Editor, J. Environ. Qual., 35: 1-2.
  19. Karathanasis, A.D., T.G. Mueller, B. Boone, and Y.L. Thompson. 2006. Nutrient Removal from Septic Effluents as Affected by Soil Thickness and Texture. J. Water & Health, 04.2:177-195.
  20. Karathanasis, A.D., T.G. Mueller, B. Boone, and Y.L. Thompson. 2006. Effect of Soil Depth and Texture on Fecal Bacteria Removal from Septic Effluents. J. Water & Health, 04.3: 395-404.
  21. Thompson, Y.L., B. C. Sandefur, and A.D. Karathanasis. 2007. Hydrologic and Edaphic Characteristics of three Mountain Wetlands in Southeastern Kentucky, USA. Wetlands 27: 174-188.
  22. Maharaj, S., C.D. Barton, A.D. Karathanasis, H.D. Rowe, and S.M. Rimmer. 2007.      Distinguishing “New” from “Old” Organic Carbon on Reclaimed Coal Mine Sites Using Thermogravimetry: I. Method Development. Soil Science 172: 292-301.
  23. Maharaj, S., C.D. Barton, A.D. Karathanasis, H.D. Rowe, and S.M. Rimmer. 2007. Distinguishing “New” from “Old” Organic Carbon on Reclaimed Coal Mine Sites Using Thermogravimetry: II. Field validation. Soil Science 172: 302-312.
  24. Terzakis, S., M.S. Foundoulakis, I Georgaki, D. Albantakis, I. Sabathianakis, A.D. Karathanasis and T. Manios (2008). Constructed Wetlands Treating Highway Runoff in the Central Mediterranean Region. Chemosphere 72: 141-149.
  25. D’Angelo, E., C. Kovzelove, and A.D. Karathanasis. 2008. Carbon Sequestration          Processes in Temperate Soils with Different Chemical Properties and Management Histories. Soil Sci. 174: 45-55.
  26. Thompson, Y.L., B. C. Sandefur, A.D. Karathanasis and E.M. D’Angelo. 2009. Redox Potential and Seasonal Porewater Biogeochemistry of Three Mountain Wetlands in Southeastern, Kentucky, USA. Aquatic Geochem. 15: 349-370.
  27. Hamilton, N.J., B. Mijatovic, T.G. Mueller, B.D. Lee, B.W. Kew, H. Cetin, and A.D. Karathanasis. 2009. Google Earth Dissemination of Soil Survey Derived Interpretations for Land –Use Planning. Journal of Extension(http://www.joe.org/joe/2009october/a3.php).
  28. Manios, T., M.S. Foundoulakis, and A.D. Karathanasis. 2009. Construction Simplicity and Cost as Selection Criteria Between Two Types of Constructed Wetlands Treating Highway Runoff. Environ. Management, 43:908-920.
  29. Pike, A.C., T.G. Mueller, A. Schorgendorfer, S.A. Shearer, and A.D. Karathanasis. 2009. Erosion Index Derived from Terrain Attributes Using Logistic Regression and Neural Networks: An Approach fro Precision Conservation. Agron. J. 101: 1068-1079.
  30. Karathanasis, A.D. and P.D. Shumaker. 2009. Organic and Inorganic Phosphate Interactions with Soil Hydroxyinterlayered Minerals. J. Soil & Sedim. 9: 501-510.
  31. Karathanasis, A.D. and P.D. Shumaker. 2009. Preferential Sorption and Desorption of Organic and Inorganic Phosphates by Soil Hydroxyinterlayered Minerals. Soil Sci. 174: 417-423.
  32. Sulfate Reducing Bioreactor Mn Removal from a Synthetic Mine Drainage. Water Air &  Soil Poll.: 203: 267-275.
  33. Miller, J.O., A.D. Karathanasis, and O.O.B. Wendroth. 2010. In-situ Colloid  Generation and Transport in 30 Year Old Reclaimed Mine Soil Profiles Receiving Biosolids. Intern.J. Mining, Reclam. and Environ.
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  35. Pike, A.C., T.G. Mueller, A. Schörgendorfer, J.D. Luck, S.A. Shearer, and A.D. Karathanasis. 2010. Locating eroded waterways with United States Geologic Survey Elevation Data. Agron. J.102:1269-1273.
  36. Karathanasis, A.D., JEdwards, and C.D. Barton,. 2010. Manganese and Sulfate Removal from a Synthetic Mine Drainage through Pilot Scale Bioreactor Batch Experiments. Mine Water & Environ., 29: 144-153.
  37. Dillehay, T.D., J. Rossen, A.D. Karathanasis, V. Vasquez, and P.J. Netherly. 2010.Early Holocene Coca Leaves and Calcite from Houses in Northern Peru. Antiquity. 84: 939-953.
  38. Miller, J. O., A.D. Karathanasis, and C.J. Matocha. 2011. In-Situ Generated Colloid Transport of Cu and Zn in Reclaimed Mine Soil ProfilesAssociated with Biosolid   Application. J. Applied & Environ. Science.

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