University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 
 
 
ChrisMatocha

Chris J. Matocha

Faculty

 

Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
Campus LocationAg. Science Bldg. North
1100 Nicholasville Road (Office:N122R)
Lexington, KY 40546-0091
Phone(859) 257-9312
Fax(859) 257-3655
Emailcjmato2@uky.edu

 

Speciality
Soil Chemistry

Education
Ph.D. (2000) University of Delaware M.S. (1996) Texas A&M University B.S. (1993) Texas A&M University

May 2006-present: Associate Professor, Plant and Soil Science Department, University of Kentucky May 2000-April 2006: Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of Kentucky

 

 

This person page last updated on 2010-01-15




Classes

    Pls366 - FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL SCIENCE. ; Credits - 4
    Study of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils and how these properties relate to plant nutrient availability and plant growth, land-use planning and management issues, and soil and water quality issues. Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Prereq: CHE 105..
    Instructors: Chris J. Matocha Dave McNear
    Pls671 - Soil Chemistry; Credits - 4
    A study of the chemical characteristics of the soil and of the more important chemical processes in the soil. Lecture and discussion, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Prereq: PLS 470G, 581; CHE 442G, or consent of instructor. .
    Instructors: Chris J. Matocha
    Pls741 - Clay Mineralogy; Credits - 3
    A comprehensive study of the crystal structures of clay minerals commonly found in soils and sediments. Lecture and discussion, three hours. Prereq: GLY 360 or consent of instructor. (Same as GLY 741.).
    Instructors: Chris J. Matocha Tasios Karathanasis

Research/Teaching Publications

    Books and Book Chapters

    Karathanasis, A.D., D.M.C. Johnson, and C.J. Matocha. 2007. Subsurface transport of heavy metals mediated by biosolid colloids in wasteamended soils. pp. 175-201. IN: F. Frimmel, F. von der Kammer, and H.C. Flemming, ed. Colloidal Transport in Porous Media. Springer, Cambridge, Mass.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Tasios Karathanasis

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Whitley, AR; Levard, C; Oostveen, E; Bertsch, PM; Matocha, CJ; vd Kammer, F; Unrine, JM*. 2013. Behavior of Ag nanoparticles in soil: Effects of particle surface coating, aging and sewage sludge amendment. Environmental Pollution. 182: 141-149.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Paul Bertsch Jason Unrine
    Matocha, C., P. Dhakal, and S. Pyzola. 2012. The role of abiotic and coupled biotic/abiotic mineral controlled redox processes in nitrate reduction. Advances in Agronomy 115: 181-214.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Prakash Dhakal Stephanie Pyzola
    Miller, J.O., A.D. Karathanasis, and C.J. Matocha. 2011. In situ generated colloid transport of Cu and Zn in reclaimed mine spoil profiles associated with biosolids application. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. Published online: doi: 10.1155/2011/762173.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Tasios Karathanasis
    Wendroth, O., V. Vasquez, and C.J. Matocha. 2011. Field experimental approach to bromide leaching as affected by scale-specific rainfall characteristics. Water Resources Research 47:W00L03. Published online: doi: 10.1029/2011WR010650.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Ole Wendroth
    Jintaridth, B., M.S. Coyne, C.J. Matocha, and S. Workman. 2009. Vegetation and soil depth affect phenol oxidase activity in a model riparian site. Journal of the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation 4:1-15.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Mark Coyne
    Miller, J.O., A.D. Karathanasis, O.O. Wendroth, C.J. Matocha, and C.D. Barton. 2008. In situ colloid mobilization within biosolid amended soils following coal mine reclamation. Proceedings, National Ground Water Association/United States Environmental Protection Agency Remediation of Abandoned Mine Lands Conference (No. 5019), Denver, Colo.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Tasios Karathanasis
    Rakshit, S., C.J. Matocha, and M.S. Coyne. 2008. Nitrite reduction by siderite. Soil Science Society of America Journal 72:1070-1077.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Mark Coyne
    Matocha, C.J., and M.S. Coyne. 2007. Short-term response of soil iron to nitrate addition. Soil Science Society of America Journal 71:108-117.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Mark Coyne
    Gandhapudi, S.K., M.S. Coyne, E.M. 2006. Potential nitrification in alum-treated oil slurries amended with poultry manure. Bioresource Technology 97:664-670.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Mark Coyne Elisa DAngelo
    Gandhapudi, S.K., M.S. Coyne, E. D’Angelo, and C.J. Matocha. 2005. Nitrification in soil slurries amended with alum-treated poultry manure. Bioresource Technology 97:664-670.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Elisa DAngelo Mark Coyne
    Karathanasis, A.D., D.M.C. Johnson, and C.J. Matocha. 2005. Biosolid colloid-mediated transport of Cu, Zn, and Pb in waste-amended soils. Journal of Environmental Quality.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Tasios Karathanasis
    Matocha, C.J. 2005. Oxidation-reduction of inorganic and organic contaminants. pp. 133-140. IN: D. Hillel, ed. Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. Vol. III. Elsevier Ltd., N.Y.
    Matocha, C.J., K.G. Scheckel, and D.L. Sparks. 2005. Kinetics and mechanisms of soil biogeochemical processes. Chemical Processes in Soils Chapter 6, pp. 309-342. IN: D.L. Sparks and M.A. Tabatabai, ed. Chemical Processes in Soils. SSSA Book Series, No. 8, Madison, Wis.
    Matocha, C.J., S. Rakshit, and K.M. Wagner. 2005. Reduction of Cu(II) by Fe(II) Journal of Environmental Quality 34:1539-1546.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Tasios Karathanasis
    Rakshit, S., C.J. Matocha, and G.R. Haszler. 2005. Nitrate reduction in the presence of wüstite. Journal of Environmental Quality.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Gerald Haszler
    Gandhapudi, S.K., M.S. Coyne, E. D’Angelo, and C.J. Matocha. 2004. Nitrogen fertilization suppresses soil phenol oxidase activity in no-tillage systems. Soil Science 169:708-714.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: Chris J. Matocha Gerald Haszler John Grove