List of Bibliography (Markus Flury)

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Thesis and Dissertation

  1. Flury, M., Transport of bromide and chloride in a sandy and a loamy soil, Ph.D. Diss. No. 10185, ETH Zurich, 1993.
  2. Flury, M., Interaction between microclimate and soils in the alpine region of the Swiss National Park, Master Thesis, University of Zurich, 1988.

Refereed Journal Articles


  1. Dickson, J. O., J. B. Harsh, M. Flury, W. W. Lukens, and E. M. Pierce, Competitive incorporation of perrhenate and nitrate into sodalite, Environ. Sci. Technol., 48, 12851-12857, 2014. Abstract (
  2. Aramrak, S., M. Flury, J. B. Harsh, and R. L. Zollars, Colloid mobilization and transport during capillary fringe fluctuations, Environ. Sci. Technol., 48, 7272-7279, 2014. Abstract (
  3. Knappenberger, T., M. Flury, E. D. Mattson, and J. B. Harsh, Does water content or flow rate control colloid transport in unsaturated porous media?, Environ. Sci. Technol., 48, 3791-3799, 2014. Abstract (


  4. Chatterjee, N., and M. Flury, Effect of particle shape on capillary forces acting on particles at the air-water interface, Langmuir, 29, 7903-7911, 2013. Abstract (
  5. Aramrak, S., M. Flury, J. B. Harsh, R. L. Zollars, and H. P. Davis, Does colloid shape affect detachment of colloids by a moving air-water interface?, Langmuir, 29, 5770-5780, 2013. Abstract (
  6. Liu, Z., M. Flury, Z. F. Zhang, J. B. Harsh, G. W. Gee, C. E. Strickland, and R. E. Clayton, Transport of europium colloids in vadose zone lysimeters at the semi-arid Hanford site, Environ. Sci. Technol., 47, 2153-2160, 2013. Abstract (
  7. Liu, Z., M. Flury, J. B. Harsh, J. B. Mathison, and C. Vogs, Colloid mobilization in an undisturbed sediment core under semi-arid recharge rates, Water Resour. Res., 49, 4985-4996, 2013. Abstract (
  8. Watanabe, K., T. Kito, D. Shuhui, J. Wu, R. C. Greer, and M. Flury, Water infiltration into a frozen soil with simultaneous melting of the frozen layer, Vadose Zone J., 12, doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0188, 2013. Abstract (
  9. Singh, P., H. M. Ibrahim, M. Flury, W. F. Schillinger, and T. Knappenberger, Critical water potentials for germination of wheat cultivars in the dryland Northwest USA, Seed Sci. Res., 23, 189-198, 2013. Abstract (


  10. Rod, K. A., D. M. Wellman, M. Flury, E. M. Pierce, and J. B. Harsh, Diffusive release of uranium from contaminated sediments into capillary fringe pore water, J. Contam. Hydrol., 140-141, 164-172, 2012. Abstract (
  11. Chatterjee, N., S. Lapin, and M. Flury, Capillary forces between sediment particles and an air-water interface, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, 4411-4418, 2012. Abstract (
  12. Gebremariam, S.Y., M. W. Beutel, M. Flury, J. B. Harsh, and D. R. Yonge, Non-singular adsorption/desorption of chlorpyrifos in soils and sediments: Experimental results and modeling, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, 869-875, 2012. Abstract (
  13. Gebremariam, S. Y., M. W. Beutel, D. R. Yonge, M. Flury, and J. B. Harsh, Adsorption and desorption of chlorpyrifos to soils and sediments, Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 215, 123-175, 2012. Abstract (


  14. Aramrak, S., M. Flury, and J. B. Harsh, Detachment of deposited colloids by advancing and receding air-water interfaces, Langmuir , 27, 9985-9993, 2011. Abstract (
  15. Singh, P., M. Flury, and W. F. Schillinger, Predicting seed-zone water content for summer fallow in the Inland Pacific Northwest, USA, Soil Till. Res., 115/116, 94-104, 2011. Abstract (


  16. Rod, K., W. Um, and M. Flury, Transport of strontium and cesium in simulated Hanford tank waste leachate through quartz sand under saturated and unsaturated flow, Environ. Sci. Technol., 44, 8089-8094, 2010. Abstract (
  17. Walshe, G.E., L. Pang, M. Flury, M. E. Close, and M. Flintoft, Effects of pH, ionic strength, dissolved organic matter, and flow rate on the co-transport of MS2 bacteriophages with kaolinite in gravel aquifer media, Water Res., 44, 1255-1269, 2010. Abstract (
  18. Bittelli, M., F. Tomei, A. Pistocchi, M. Flury, J. Boll, E. S. Brooks, and G. Antolini, Development and testing of a physically based, three-dimensional model of surface and subsurface hydrology, Adv. Water Resour., 33, 106-122, 2010. Abstract (
  19. Shang, J., M. Flury, J.B. Harsh, and R.L. Zollars, Contact angles of aluminosilicate clays as affected by relative humidity and exchangeable cations, Colloids Surf. Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 353, 1-9, 2010. Abstract (


  20. Zhou, J., X. Zheng, M. Flury, and G. Lin, Permeability changes during remediation of an aquifer affected by sea-water intrusion: a laboratory column study, J. Hydrol. (Amsterdam), 376, 557-566, 2009. Abstract (
  21. Shang, J., M. Flury, and Y. Deng, Force measurements between particles and the air-water interface: Implications for particle mobilization in unsaturated porous media, Water Resour. Res., 45, W06420, doi:10.1029/2008WR007384, 2009. Abstract (
  22. Bittelli, M., and M. Flury, Errors in water retention curves determined with pressure plates and their effect on soil hydraulic functions, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 73, 1453-1460, 2009. Abstract (
  23. Liu, J., X. Chen, J. Zhang, and M. Flury, Coupling the Xinanjiang model to a kinematic flow model based on digital drainage networks for flood forecasting, Hydrol. Processes, 23, 1337-1348, 2009. Abstract (
  24. Flury, M., J. B. Mathison, J. Q. Wu, W. F. Schillinger, and C. O. Stockle, Water vapor diffusion through wheat straw residues, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 73, 37-45, 2009. Abstract (
  25. Al-Mulla, Y., J. Q. Wu, P. Singh, M. Flury, W. F. Schillinger, D. R. Huggins, and C. O. Stockle, Soil water and temperature in chemical versus reduced-tillage fallow in a Mediterranean climate, Appl. Eng. Agric., 25, 45-54, 2009. Abstract (


  26. Watanabe, K., and M. Flury, Capillary bundle model of hydraulic conductivity for frozen soil, Water Resour. Res., 44, W12402, doi:10.1029/2008WR007012, 2008. Abstract (
  27. Shang, J., M. Flury, J. B. Harsh, and R. L. Zollars, Comparison of different methods to measure contact angles of soil colloids, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 328, 299-307, 2008. Abstract (
  28. Shang, J., M. Flury, G. Chen, and J. Zhuang, Impact of flow rate, water content, and capillary forces on in situ colloid mobilization during infiltration in unsaturated sediments, Water Resour. Res., 44, W06411, doi:10.1029/2007WR006516, 2008. Abstract (
  29. Sharma, P., M. Flury, and J. Zhou, Detachment of colloids from a solid surface by a moving air-water interface, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 326, 143-150, 2008. Abstract (
  30. Sharma, P., M. Flury, and E. D. Mattson, Studying colloid transport in porous media using a geocentrifuge, Water Resour. Res., 44, W07407, doi:10.1029/2007WR006456, 2008. Abstract (
  31. Sharma, P., H. Abdou, and M. Flury, Effect of the lower boundary condition and flotation on colloid mobilization in unsaturated sandy sediments, Vadose Zone J., 7, 930-940, 2008. Abstract (
  32. Flury, M., and H. Qiu, Modeling colloid-facilitated contaminant transport in the vadose zone, Vadose Zone J., 7, 682-697, 2008. Abstract (


  33. Zhao, B., J. Zhang, M. Flury, A. Zhu, Q. Jiang, and J. Bi, Groundwater contamination with NO3-N in a wheat-corn cropping system in the north China plain, Pedosphere, 17, 721-731, 2007. Abstract (
  34. Zhuang, J., J. F. McCarthy, J. S. Tyner, E. Perfect, and M. Flury, In-situ colloid mobilization in Hanford sediments under unsaturated transient flow conditions: Effect of irrigation pattern, Environ. Sci. Technol., 41, 3199-3204, 2007. Abstract (


  35. Deng, Y., M. Flury, J. B. Harsh, A. R. Felmy, and O. Qafoku, Cancrinite and sodalite formation in the presence of cesium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and strontium in Hanford tank waste simulants, Appl. Geochem., 21, 2049-2063, 2006. Abstract (
  36. Deng, Y., J. B. Harsh, M. Flury, J. Young, and J. S. Boyle, Mineral formation during simulated leaks of Hanford waste tanks, Appl. Geochem., 21, 1392-1409, 2006. Abstract (
  37. Jerez, J., and M. Flury, J. Shang, and Y. Deng, Coating of silica sand with aluminosilicate clays, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 294, 155-164, 2006. Abstract (
  38. Jerez, J., and M. Flury, Humic acid, ferrihydrite, and aluminosilicate coated sands for column transport experiments, Colloids Surf. Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 273, 60-67, 2006. Abstract (
  39. Shira, J. M., B. C. Williams, M. Flury, S. Czigany, and M. Tuller, Sampling silica and ferrihydrite colloids with fiberglass wicks under unsaturated flow conditions, J. Environ. Qual., 35, 1127-1134, 2006. Abstract (
  40. Fuentes, J.-P., D. Bezdicek, M. Flury, S. Albrecht, and J. L. Smith, Microbial activity affected by lime in a long term no-till soil, Soil Till. Res., 88, 123-131, 2006. Abstract (
  41. Mon, J., M. Flury, and J. B. Harsh, Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSAR) for screening of hydrological dye tracers, J. Hydrol. (Amsterdam), 316, 84-97, 2006. Abstract (
  42. Mon, J., M. Flury, and J. B. Harsh, Sorption of four triarylmethane dyes in a sandy soil determined by batch and column experiments, Geoderma, 133, 217-224, 2006. Abstract (


  43. Mon, J., Y. Deng, M. Flury, and J. B. Harsh, Cesium incorporation and diffusion in cancrinite, sodalite, zeolite, and allophane, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat., 86, 277-287, 2005. Abstract ( (Correction published in Colloids Surf. Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 289, 254-255, 2006. (Correction1.pdf) )
    ( (Correction published in Colloids Surf. Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 396, 352-353, 2012. (Correction2.pdf) ( )
  44. Czigany S., M. Flury, and J. B. Harsh, Colloid stability in vadose zone Hanford sediments, Environ. Sci. Technol., 39, 1506-1512, 2005. Abstract (
  45. Czigany S., M. Flury, J. B. Harsh, B. C. Williams, and J. M. Shira, Suitability of fiberglass wicks to sample colloids from vadose zone pore water, Vadose Zone J., 4, 175-183, 2005. Abstract (
  46. Fuentes, J.-P., and M. Flury, Hydraulic conductivity of a silt loam soil as affected by sample length, Trans. ASAE, 48, 191-196, 2005. Abstract
  47. Mashal, K., J.B. Harsh, M. Flury, and A.R. Felmy, Analysis of precipitates from reactions of hyperalkaline solutions with soluble silica, Appl. Geochem., 20, 1357-1367, 2005. Abstract (
  48. Mashal, K., J.B. Harsh, and M. Flury, Clay mineralogical transformations over time in Hanford sediments reacted with simulated tank waste, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 69, 531-538, 2005. Abstract (


  49. Mashal, K., J. B. Harsh, M. Flury, A. R. Felmy, and H. Zhao, Colloid formation in Hanford sediments reacted with simulated tank waste, Environ. Sci. Technol., 38, 5750-5756, 2004. Abstract (
  50. Bittelli, M., M. Flury, G. S. Campbell, and V. Schulz, Characterization of a spiral-shaped time domain reflectometry probe, Water Resour. Res., 40, W09205, doi:10.1029/2004WR003027, 2004. Abstract (
  51. Bittelli, M., M. Flury, and K. Roth, Use of dielectric spectroscopy to estimate ice content in frozen porous media, Water Resour. Res., 40, W04212, doi:10.1029/2003WR002343, 2004. Abstract (
  52. Fuentes, J.-P., M. Flury, and D. F. Bezdicek, Hydraulic properties in a silt loam soil under natural prairie, conventional till, and no till, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 68, 1679-1688, 2004. Abstract (
  53. Wendling, L. A., J. B. Harsh, C. D. Palmer, M. A. Hamilton, and M. Flury, Cesium sorption to illite as affected by oxalate, Clays Clay Miner., 52, 375-381, 2004. Abstract (
  54. Flury, M., S. Czigany, G. Chen, and J. B. Harsh, Cesium migration in saturated silica sand and Hanford sediments as impacted by ionic strength, J. Contam. Hydrol., 71, 111-126, 2004. Abstract (
  55. Zhuang, J., Y. Jin, and M. Flury, Comparison of natural colloid and kaolinite transport in porous media, Vadose Zone J., 3, 395-402, 2004. Abstract (
  56. Zhao, H., Y. Deng, J. B. Harsh, M. Flury, and J. Boyle, Alteration of kaolinite to cancrinite and sodalite by simulated Hanford Tank Wastes and its impact on cesium retention, Clays Clay Miner., 52, 1-13, 2004. Abstract (
  57. Abdou, H.M., and M. Flury, Simulation of water flow and solute transport in free-drainage lysimeters and field soils with heterogeneous structures, Eur. J. Soil Sci., 55, 229-241, 2004. Abstract (


  58. Flury, M., J. B. Harsh, and J. B. Mathison, Miscible displacement of salinity fronts: Implications for colloid mobilization, Water Resour. Res., 39, 1373, doi:10.1029/2003WR002491, 2003. Abstract (
  59. Zhuang, J., M. Flury, and Y. Jin, Colloid-facilitated Cs transport through water-saturated Hanford sediment and Ottawa sand, Environ. Sci. Technol., 37, 4905-4911, 2003. Abstract (
  60. Cherrey, K. D., M. Flury, and J. B. Harsh, Nitrate and colloid transport through coarse Hanford sediments under steady state, variably saturated flow Water Resour. Res., 39, 1165, doi:10.1029/2002WR001944, 2003. Abstract (
    (Correction published in Water Resour. Res., 40, W03901, doi:10.1029/2004WR003066, 2004. (Correction.pdf) ( )
  61. Flury, M., and N. N. Wai, Dyes as Tracers for Vadose Zone Hydrology, Rev. Geophys., 41, 1002, doi:10.1029/2001RG000109, 2003. Abstract (
  62. Fuentes, J.-P., M. Flury, D. R. Huggins, and D. F. Bezdicek, Soil water and nitrogen dynamics in dryland cropping systems of Washington state, Soil Till. Res., 71, 33-47, 2003. Abstract (
  63. Bittelli, M., M. Flury, and G. S. Campbell, A thermo-dielectric analyzer to measure the freezing and moisture characteristic of porous media, Water Resour. Res., 39, 1041, doi:10.1029/2001WR000930, 2003. Abstract (


  64. Flury, M., J.B. Mathison, and J.B. Harsh, In situ mobilization of colloids and transport of cesium in Hanford sediments, Environ. Sci. Technol., 36, 5335-5341, 2002. Abstract (
  65. Jin, Y., and M. Flury, Fate and Transport of Viruses in Porous Media, Adv. Agron., 77, 39-102, 2002. Abstract (


  66. Posadas, A. N.D., D. Gimenez, M. Bittelli, C.M.P. Vaz, and M. Flury, Multifractal characterization of soil particle-size distributions, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 65, 1361-1367, 2001. Abstract (
  67. Bittelli, M., M. Flury, G.S. Campbell, and E.J. Nichols, Reduction of transpiration through foliar application of Chitosan, Agric. For. Meteorol., 107, 167-175, 2001. Abstract (
  68. Chu, Y., Y. Jin, M. Flury, and M.V. Yates, Mechanisms of Virus removal during transport in unsaturated porous media, Water Resour. Res., 37, 253-263, 2001. Abstract (


  69. German-Heins, J., and M. Flury, Sorption of Brilliant Blue FCF in soils as affected by pH and ionic strength, Geoderma, 97, 87-101, 2000. Abstract (
  70. Guo, L., W.A. Jury, R.J. Wagenet, and M. Flury, Dependence of pesticide degradation on sorption: nonequilibrium model and application to soil reactors, J. Contam. Hydrol., 43, 45-62, 2000. Abstract (


  71. Forrer, I., R. Kasteel, M. Flury, and H. Flühler, Longitudinal and lateral dispersion in an unsaturated field soil, Water Resour. Res., 35, 3049-3060, 1999. Abstract (
  72. Flury, M., and W.A. Jury, Solute transport with resident-time-dependent sink/source reaction coefficients, Water Resour. Res., 35, 1933-1938, 1999. Abstract (
  73. Flury, M., M.V. Yates, and W.A. Jury, Numerical analysis of the effect of the lower boundary condition on solute transport in lysimeters, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 1493-1499, 1999. Abstract (
  74. Bittelli, M., G.S. Campbell, and M. Flury, Characterization of particle-size distributions in soils with a fragmentation model, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 63, 782-788, 1999. Abstract (


  75. Flury, M., Q.J. Wu, L. Wu, and L. Xu, Analytical solution for solute transport with depth-dependent transformation or sorption coefficients, Water Resour. Res., 34, 2931-2937, 1998. Abstract (
  76. Thompson, S.S., M. Flury, M.V. Yates, and W.A. Jury, Role of the air-water-solid interface in bacteriophage sorption experiments, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 64, 304-309, 1998. Abstract (


  77. Flury, M., W.T. Frankenberger, Jr., and W.A. Jury, Long-term depletion of Selenium from Kesterson dewatered sediments, Sci. Total Environ., 198, 259-270, 1997. Abstract (
  78. Fortin, J., M. Flury, W.A. Jury, and T. Streck, Rate-limited sorption of simazine in saturated soil columns, J. Contam. Hydrol., 25, 219-234, 1997. Abstract (


  79. Flury, M., Experimental evidence of transport of pesticides through field soils-A review, J. Environ. Qual., 25, 25-45, 1996. Abstract (
  80. Flury, M., Crop protection products or herbicides? A semantical essay, J. Plant Dis. Prot., 103, 440-442, 1996. Abstract
  81. Flühler, H., W. Durner, and M. Flury, Lateral solute mixing processes-A key for understanding field-scale transport of water and solutes, Geoderma, 70, 165-183, 1996. Abstract (


  82. Flury, M., and H. Flühler, Modeling solute transport in soils by diffusion-limited aggregation-Basic concepts and application to conservative solutes, Water Resour. Res., 31, 2443-2452, 1995. Abstract (
  83. Flury, M., and H. Flühler, Tracer characteristics of Brilliant Blue FCF, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 59, 22-27, 1995. Abstract (
  84. Flury, M., J. Leuenberger, B. Studer, and H. Flühler, Transport of anions and herbicides in a loamy and a sandy field soil, Water Resour. Res., 31, 823-835, 1995. Abstract (
  85. Buchter, B., C. Hinz, M. Flury, and H. Flühler, Heterogeneous flow and solute transport in an unsaturated stony soil monolith, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 59, 14-21, 1995. Abstract (


  86. Flury, M., and H. Flühler, Brilliant Blue FCF as a dye tracer for solute transport studies-A toxicological overview, J. Environ. Qual., 23, 1108-1112, 1994. Abstract (
  87. Flury, M., H. Flühler, W. A. Jury, and J. Leuenberger, Susceptibility of soils to preferential flow of water: A field study, Water Resour. Res., 30, 1945-1954, 1994. Abstract (


  88. Flury, M., and A. Papritz, Bromide in the natural environment: Occurrence and toxicity, J. Environ. Qual., 22, 747-758, 1993. Abstract (

Book Chapters

  1. Bittelli, M., A. Pistocchi, F. Tomei, P. Roggero, R. Orsini, M. Toderi, G. Antolini, and M. Flury, Criteria-3d: a mechanistic model for surface and subsurface hydrology for small catchments, in Soil Hydrology, Land Use and Agriculture: Measurement and Modelling, edited by M. K. Shukla, pp. 253-265, CABI International, Wallingford, UK, 2011. Abstract (Full Article.pdf)
  2. Mattson, E.D., C.D. Palmer, R.W. Smith, and M. Flury, Centrifuge techniques and apparatus for transport experiments in porous media, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, edited by Springman, Laue, and Seward, pp. 1465-1470, Taylor and Francis Group, London, 2010. Abstract (Full Article.pdf)
  3. Mon, J., and M. Flury, Dyes as hydrological tracers, in Water Encyclopedia: Surface and Agricultural Water, edited by J. H. Lehr, J. Keeley, and J. Lehr, pp. 95-102, John Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2005. Abstract (
  4. Buchan, G.D., and M. Flury, Pathogen transport by water, in Encyclopedia of Water Science, edited by B.A. Stewart, and T.A. Howell, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2004. Abstract (Full Article.pdf)
  5. Flury, M., and T. Gimmi, Solute diffusion, in Methods of Soil Analysis, Part 4, Physical Methods, edited by J. H. Dane, and G. C. Topp, pp. 1323-1351, Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI, 2002. Abstract (Full Article.pdf)
  6. Simunek, J., M. T. van Genuchten, D. Jacques, J. W. Hopmans, M. Inoue, and M. Flury, Solute transport during variably saturated flow---inverse methods, in Methods of Soil Analysis, Part 4, Physical Methods, edited by J. H. Dane, and G. C. Topp, pp. 1435-1449, Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI, 2002. (Full Article.pdf)
  7. Hendrickx, J.M.H., and M. Flury, Uniform and preferential flow mechanisms in the vadose zone, in Conceptual Models of Flow and Transport in the Fractured Vadose Zone, edited by National Research Council, pp. 149-187, National Academy Press, Washington DC, 2001. Abstract (Full Article.pdf)
  8. Flury, M., M.V. Yates, W.A. Jury, and D.L. Anderson, Variability of solute transport in field lysimeters, in ACS Symp. Ser., 699, 65-75, 1998. Abstract (
  9. Flury, M., W.A. Jury, and E.J. Kladivko, Field-scale solute transport in the vadose zone: Experimental observations and interpretation, in Physical Nonequilibrium in Soils: Modeling and Application, edited by H.M. Selim, and L. Ma, pp. 349-369, Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, MI, 1998. Abstract (Full Article.pdf)
  10. Flury, M., Sampling efficiency for mass recovery calculations, in Soil Monitoring, edited by R. Schulin, A. Desaules, R. Webster, and B. von Steiger, pp. 187-199, Birkhäuser, Basel, 1993. Abstract (Full Article.pdf)

Book Reviews

  1. Flury, M., Book Review on ``Hanford. A Conservation about Nuclear Waste and Cleanup, 2004, by R.E. Gephart, Battelle Press'', Vadose Zone J., 3, 730, 2004. (
  2. Flury, M., Book Review on ``Soils in Our Environment, Ninth Edition, 2001, by R.W. Miller and D.T. Gardiner, Prentice Hall'', Vadose Zone J., 1, 203-204, 2002. (

News and Features

  1. Water Conservation Using Wheat Straw Residues, 2009, CSA News, 54(2), page 4. (Full Article.pdf)

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