Publications

Refereed Journals
ASTM Standard
Conference Publications and Presentations
Invited Lectures
Book Chapters
Reports
Other

Refereed Journals

  1. Barlaz, M. A., Ham R. K. and M. W. Milke, 1987, "Gas Production Parameters in Sanitary Landfill Simulators," Waste Management and Research, 5, p. 27 - 39.
  2.  Barlaz, M. A., Schaefer, D. M. and R. K. Ham, 1989, "Bacterial Population Development and Chemical Characteristics of Refuse Decomposition in a Simulated Sanitary Landfill," Appl. Env. Microbiol., 55, 1, p. 55 - 65.
  3. Barlaz, M. A., Schaefer, D. M. and R. K. Ham, 1989, "Effects of pre-Chilling and Sequential Washing on the Enumeration of Microorganisms from Refuse," Appl. Env. Microbiol., 55, 1, p. 50 - 54.
  4. Barlaz, M. A., Ham, R. K. and D. M. Schaefer, 1989, "Inhibition of Methane Formation from Municipal Refuse in Laboratory Scale Lysimeters," Appl. Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 20/21, p. 181 - 205.
  5. Barlaz, M. A., Ham, R. K. and D. M. Schaefer, 1989, "Mass Balance Analysis of Decomposed Refuse in Laboratory Scale Lysimeters," Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 115, 6,p. 1088 - 1102.
  6. Barlaz, M. A., Ham, R. K. and D. M. Schaefer, 1990, "Methane Production from Municipal Refuse: A Review of Enhancement Techniques and Microbial Dynamics,” CRC Critical Reviews in Environmental Control, 19, 6, p. 557 - 584.
  7. Barlaz, M. A., Ham, R. K. and D. M. Schaefer, 1992, "Microbial, Chemical and Methane Production Characteristics of Anaerobically Decomposed Refuse With and Without Leachate Recycle," Waste Management and Research, 10, 3, p. 257 - 67.
  8. Barlaz, M. A., Haynie, F. H. and M. F. Overcash, 1993, "A Framework for Assessment of Recycling Potential: Plastics Recycling in North Carolina," Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 119, 5, p. 798 - 810.
  9. Barlaz, M. A., Eleazar, W. E. and D. J. Whittle, 1993, "Potential to Utilize Waste Tires as Supplemental Fuel in Pulp and Paper Mill Boilers and Cement Kilns and in Road Pavement," Waste Management and Research, 11, p. 463 - 80.
  10. Wang, Y.-S., Byrd, C. S. and M. A. Barlaz, 1994, "Anaerobic Biodegradability of Cellulose and Hemicellulose in Excavated Refuse Samples," Journal of Industrial Microbiology, 13, p. 147 - 53.
  11. Boersma, L., Lindstrom, F. T. and M. A. Barlaz, 1994, "Dispersion at the Field Scale Resulting from Spatial Variability of the Hydraulic Conductivity Field,” Journal of Hydrology, 159,p. 145 - 67.
  12. Rhew, R. and M. A. Barlaz, 1995, "The Effect of Lime Stabilized Sludge as a Cover Material on Anaerobic Refuse Decomposition," Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 121, 7,p. 499 - 506.
  13. Qian, X. and M. A. Barlaz, 1996, "Enumeration of Anaerobic Refuse Decomposing Microorganisms on Refuse Constituents," Waste Management and Research, 14, 2, p. 151 - 61.
  14. Johnson, J. J., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, 1996, "Anaerobic Biodegradation of Hazardous Organics in Groundwater Down Gradient of a Sanitary Landfill, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 23, 4, p. 263 - 283.
  15. Wang, Y.-S., Odle, W., Eleazer, W. E. and M. A. Barlaz, 1997, "Methane Potential of Food Waste and Anaerobic Toxicity of Leachate Produced During Food Waste Decomposition," Waste Management and Research, 15, 2, p. 149 - 67.
  16. Malone, J. M., St. John, T. W., Barlaz, M. A. and R. H. Borden, 1997, "Potential Toxicity and Aerobic Biodegradability of Sodium Silicate Chemical Grout Leachate,” Env. Chem. Toxicol., 16, 3, p. 442 - 6.
  17. Eleazer, W. E, Odle, W. S., Wang, Y.-S. and M. A. Barlaz, 1997, “Biodegradability of Municipal Solid Waste Components in Laboratory-Scale Landfills, ” Env. Sci. Technol., 31, 3, p. 911 - 17.
  18. Ladapo, J. A. and M. A. Barlaz, 1997, “Isolation and Characterization of Refuse Methanogens,” Journal of Applied Microbiology, 82, 6, p. 751 - 8.
  19. Hunt, M. J., Shafer, M. B., Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden, 1997, “Anaerobic Biodegradation of Alkylbenzenes in Laboratory Microcosms Representing Ambient Conditions,” Bioremediation Journal, 1, 1, p. 53 - 64.
  20. Hunt, M. J., Borden, R. C., and M. A. Barlaz, 1998, “Determining Anaerobic BTEX Decay Rates in a Contaminated Aquifer,” Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, 3, 4, p. 285 - 293
  21. Fairweather, R. J. and M. A. Barlaz, 1998, “Hydrogen Sulfide Production During Decomposition of Landfill Inputs,” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 124, 4, p. 353 - 61.
  22. Ress, B. B., Calvert, P. P., Pettigrew, C. A. and M. A. Barlaz, 1998, “Testing Anaerobic Biodegradability of Polymers in a Laboratory-Scale Simulated Landfill,” Env. Sci. Technol., 32, 6, p. 821 - 7.
  23. Wang, Y-S. and M. A. Barlaz, 1998, “Anaerobic Biodegradability of Alkylbenzenes and Phenols by Landfill-Derived Microorganisms,” FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 25, p. 405 - 18.
  24. Barlaz, M. A., 1998, “Carbon Storage During Biodegradation of Municipal Solid Waste Components in Laboratory-Scale Landfills,” Journal of Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 12, 2,p. 373 - 80.
  25. Thomas, C. L. and M. A. Barlaz, 1999, “Production of non-methane organic compounds during refuse decomposition in a laboratory-scale landfill,” Waste Management and Research, 17, 3,p. 205 - 11.
  26. Kota, S., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, 1999, “Influence of Protozoan Grazing on Contaminant Biodegradation,” FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 29, p. 179 - 89.
  27. Hilger, H. A., Cranford, D. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2000, “Methane Oxidation and Microbial Exopolymer Production in Landfill Cover Soil," Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 32, 4, p. 457 - 67.
  28. Hilger, H. A., Liehr, S. K and M. A. Barlaz, 2000, “Exopolysaccharide Control of Methane Oxidation in Landfill Cover Soil," Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 125, 12p. 1113 - 23.
  29. Weitz, K., Barlaz, M., Ranjithan, R., Brill, D., Thorneloe, S. and R. Ham, 1999, “Life Cycle Management of Municipal Solid Waste,” Int. Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 4, 4, p. 195 - 201.
  30. Hilger, H. A., Wollum, A. G. and M. A. Barlaz, 2000, “Landfill Methane Oxidation Response to Vegetation, Fertilization and Liming,” J. of Environ. Qual., 29, 1, p. 324 - 34.
  31. Sanin, F. D., Knappe, D. R. U. and M. A. Barlaz, 2000, “Biodegradation and Humification of Toluene in a Simulated Landfill,” Water Research, 34, 12, p. 3063 - 74.
  32. Harrison, K. W., Dumas, R. D., Nishtala, S. R and Morton A. Barlaz, 2000, “A Life-Cycle Inventory Model of Municipal Solid Waste Combustion,” J. Air & Waste Mngmnt. Asscn., 50, p. 993 - 1003.
  33. Camobreco, V., Ham, R., Barlaz, M., Repa, E., Felker, M., Rousseau, C. and J. Rathle, 1999, “Life-Cycle Inventory of a Modern Municipal Solid Waste Landfill,” Waste Management and Research, 17, 6, p. 394 - 408.
  34. Zenker, M. J., Borden, R. C., and M. A. Barlaz, 2000, “Mineralization of 1,4-Dioxane in the Presence of a Structural Analog,” Biodegradation, 11, 239 - 46.
  35. Harrison, K.W., Dumas, R. D., Solano, E., Barlaz, M. A., Brill, E. D. and S.R. Ranjithan, 2001, "Decision Support Tool for Life-Cycle-Based Solid Waste Management," Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 44 - 58.
  36. Kao, C. M., Kota, S., Ress, B, Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden, 2001, ‘Effects of Subsurface Heterogeneity on Natural Bioremediation at a Gasoline Spill Site,’ Water Sci. Technol., 43, 5,p. 341 - 8.
  37. Wu, B, Taylor, C.M., Knappe, D. R. U., Nanny, M. A., and Barlaz, M.A., 2001, “Factors Controlling Alkylbenzene Sorption to Municipal Solid Waste,” Env. Sci. Technol., 35, 22, p. 4569 - 4576.
  38. Mehta, R., Barlaz, M. A., Yazdani, R., Augenstein, D., Bryars, M. and Sinderson, L., 2002, “Refuse Decomposition in the Presence and Absence of Leachate Recirculation,” J. Env. Eng., 128, 3,228 - 236.
  39. Solano, E., S. Ranjithan, M. A. Barlaz, and E. D. Brill, 2002, “Life Cycle-Based Solid Waste Management ­ 1. Model Development,” J. Environ. Engr., 128, 10, p. 981 - 92.
  40. Solano, E., R. D. Dumas, K. W. Harrison, S. Ranjithan, M. A. Barlaz, and E. D. Brill, 2002, “Life Cycle-Based Solid Waste Management ­ 2. Illustrative Applications,” J. Environ. Engr., 128, 10,p. 993 - 1005.
  41. Zenker, M. J., Borden, R. C., and M. A. Barlaz, 2002, “Modeling Cometabolism of Cyclic Ethers: Parameter Estimation,” Environ. Eng. Sci., 19, 4, p. 215 - 28.
  42. Federle, T. W., Barlaz, M. A., Pettigrew, C. A., Kerr, K. M., Kemper, J. J., Nuck, B. A. and L. A. Schechtman, 2002, “Anaerobic Biodegradation of Aliphatic Polyesters: Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyoctanoate) (PHBO) and Poly(-caprolactone) (PCL),” Biomacromolecules, 3, 4, p. 813 - 22.
  43. Vavilin, V. A., Rytov, S. V., Lokshina, L. A., Pavlostathis, S. G.and M. A. Barlaz, 2003, “Distributed Model of Solid Waste Anaerobic Digestion: Effects of Leachate Recirculation and pH Adjustment,” Biotechnol. and Bioeng, 81,1, p. 66 - 73.
  44. Kjeldsen, P., Barlaz, M. A., Rooker, A. P., Baun, A., Ledin, A. and T. H. Christensen, 2002, “Present and Long Term Composition of MSW Landfill Leachate – A Review,” Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 32, 4, p. 297 - 336.
  45. Barlaz, M. A., Rooker, A. P., Kjeldsen, P., Gabr, M. A. and R. C. Borden, 2002, “A Critical Evaluation of Factors Required To Terminate the Post-Closure Monitoring Period at Solid Waste Landfills,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 36, 16, p. 3457 - 64.
  46. Zenker, M. J., Borden, R. C., and M. A. Barlaz, “Occurrence and Treatment of 1,4-Dioxane in Aqueous Environments,” Env. Eng. Sci., 20, 5, p. 423 - 31.
  47. Hossain, M. S., Gabr, M. A. and M. A. Barlaz, 2003, “Relationship of Compressibility Parameters to Municipal Solid Waste Decomposition,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 129, 12, p. 1151 - 8.
  48. Zenker, M. J., Borden, R. C., and M. A. Barlaz, 2004, “Biodegradation of 1,4-Dioxane Using Trickling Filter,” J. of Environ. Eng., 130, 9, p. 926 - 31.
  49. Price, G. A., Barlaz, M. A. and G. R. Hater, 2003, “Nitrogen Management in Bioreactor Landfills,” Waste Management, 23, 7, p. 675 - 88.
  50. Chen, Y., Knappe, D. R. U. and M. A. Barlaz, 2004, “The Effect of Cellulose/Hemicellulose and Lignin on the Bioavailability of Toluene Sorbed to Waste Paper,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 38,p. 3731 - 6.
  51. Barlaz, M. A., Green R., Chanton, J. P., Goldsmith, C. D. and G. R. Hater, 2004, “Evaluation of a Biologically Active Cover for Mitigation of Landfill Gas Emissions,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 38, 18, p. 4891 - 9.
  52. Kaplan, P. O, Barlaz, M. A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2004, “Life-Cycle-Based Solid Waste Management Under Uncertainty,” J. of Industrial Ecology, 8, 4, p. 155 - 72.
  53. Harris, J. M., Shafer, A. L., DeGrogg, W., Hater, G. R., Gabr, M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2006, “Shear Strength of Degraded Reconstituted Municipal Solid Waste,” Geotechnical Testing Journal, 29, 2, 141 - 8.
  54. Barlaz, M. A., 2006, “Forest Products Decomposition in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Waste Management, 26, 4, p. 321 - 33.
  55. Loughlin, D. H and M. A. Barlaz, 2006, “Policies for Strengthening Markets for Recyclables: A Worldwide Perspective,” Crit. Rev. in Env. Sci. & Technol., 36, p. 287 - 326.
  56. Benson, C. H., Barlaz, M. A., Lane, D. T. and J. M. Rawe, 2007, “Bioreactor Landfills in North America: Review of the State-of-the Practice,” Waste Management, Vol. 27, 1, p. 13 - 29.
  57. Bartelt-Hunt, S. L., Barlaz, M. A., Knappe, D. R. U. and P. Kjeldsen,” 2006, Fate of Chemical Warfare Agents and Toxic Industrial Chemicals in Landfills,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 40, 13, p. 4219 - 25.
  58. Staley, B. F., Xu, F., Cowie, S. J., Barlaz, M. A. and G. R. Hater, 2006, “Release of Trace Organic Compounds During the Decomposition of Municipal Solid Waste Compounds,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 40, 19, p. 5984 - 91.
  59. Gabr, M. A., Hossain, M. S. and M. A. Barlaz, 2006, "Shear Strength Parameters of Municipal Solid Waste with Leachate Recirculation," J. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 133, 4, p. 478 - 84.
  60. Saikaly, P. E., Barlaz, M. A., and F. L. de los Reyes, III, 2007, “Development of Quantitative Real-Time PCR Assays for the Detection and Quantification of Surrogate Biological Warfare Agents in Building Debris and Leachate,” Appl. Env. Microbiol., 73, 20, p. 6557 - 65.
  61. Bartelt-Hunt, S. L., Knappe, D. R. U, and M. A. Barlaz, 2008, “Evaluation of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants for Environmental Applications,” Crit. Rev. in Env. Sci. & Technol., 38, p. 112 - 36.
  62. Lowry, M., Bartelt-Hunt, S. L., Beaulieu, S. M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2008, “Development of a Coupled Reactor Model for Prediction of Organic Contaminant Fate in Landfills,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 42, 19, p. 7444 - 51.
  63. Staley, B. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2009, “Composition of Municipal Solid Waste in the U.S. and Implications for Carbon Sequestration and Methane Yield,” J. Environ. Eng. 135, 10, p. 901- 909.
  64. Kaplan, P. O., Ranjithan, S.R. and M.A. Barlaz, 2009, “Use of Life-Cycle Analysis to Support Solid Waste Management Planning for Delaware,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 43, 1264 - 70.
  65. Emma L. Teuten, E. L., Saquing, J. M., Knappe, D. R. U., Barlaz, M. A., Jonsson, S., Björn, A., Rowland, S. J., R. C. Thompson, Galloway, T. S., Yamashita, R., Ochi, D., Watanuki, Y., Moore, C., Viet, P. H., Tana, T. S. Prudente, M., Boonyatumanond, R., Zakaria, M. P., Ogata, Y., Hirai, H., Iwasa, S., Mizukawa, K., Hagino, Y., Imamura, A., Saha, M., and H. Takada, “Transport and Release of Chemicals from Plastics to the Environment and to Wildlife,” 2009, “Transport and Release of Chemicals from Plastics to the Environment and to Wildlife,” Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 364, p. 2027 - 2045.
  66. Barnes, D. K. A., Galgani, F., Thompson, R., and M. A. Barlaz, “Accumulation and fragmentation of plastic debris in global environments,” 2009, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 364, p. 1985 - 98.
  67. Sadri, A., Staley, B. F., Barlaz, M. A., Xu, F. and G. R. Hater, 2010, “Effect of an Acidic and Readily Biodegradable Non-Hazardous Industrial Process Waste on Refuse Decomposition,” Waste Management, 30, p. 389 - 95.
  68. Sadri, A., Barlaz, M. A., and G. R. Hater, 2010, “Effect of Biosolids on Refuse Decomposition and Phosphorus Cycling,” Waste Management and Research, 28, 10, p. 888 - 900 .
  69. Barlaz, M. A., Chanton, J.P. and G. R. Hater, 2009, “Controls on Landfill Gas Collection Efficiency: Instantaneous and Lifetime Performance,” J. Air and Waste Management Assn, 59,p. 1399 - 1404.
  70. Tolaymat, T.M., Green, R.B, Hater, G.R., Barlaz, M.A., Black, P., Bronston, D., and J. Powell, 2010, “Evaluation of Landfill Gas Decay Constant for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Operated as Bioreactors,” J. Air and Waste Mngmnt. Asscn., 60, p. 91 - 7.
  71. Saquing, J. Mitchell, L., Wu., B, Wagner, T. B., Knappe, D. R. U. and M. A. Barlaz, 2010, “Factors Controlling Alkylbenzene and Tetrachloroethene Desorption from Municipal Solid Waste Components,” Environ. Sci. & Technol., 44, 3, p. 1123 - 29.
  72. Bareither, C. A., Benson, C. H., Barlaz, M. A., Edil, T. B. and T. M. Tolaymat, 2010, “Performance of North American Bioreactor Landfills: I. Leachate Hydrology and Waste Settlement,” J. Env. Eng., 136, 8, 824 - 38.
  73. Barlaz, M. A., Bareither, C. A., Hossain, A., Saquing, J., Mezzari, I., Benson, C. H., Tolaymat, T. M. and R. Yazdani, 2010 “Performance of North American Bioreactor Landfills: II. Chemical and Biological Characteristics,” J. Env. Eng., 136, 8, p. 839 - 53.
  74. Abichou, T., Clark, J., Tan, S., Chanton, J., Hater, G, Green, R., Goldsmith, D., Barlaz, M. A. and N. Swan, 2010, “Uncertainties Associated with The Use of Optical Remote Sensing Technique to Estimate Surface Emissions in Landfill Applications,” Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 60, 4, p. 460 - 470.
  75. Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., Themelis, N. J. and P. Ulloa, 2010, “Assessment of the State of Food Waste Treatment in the United States and Canada,” Waste Management, 30, 1486 - 94.
  76. De la Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2010, "Estimation of Waste Component Specific Landfill Decay Rates Using Laboratory-Scale Decomposition Data,” Env. Sci. Technol., 44, 4722 - 28.
  77. van Haaren, R., Themelis, N. J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2010, “LCA Comparison of Windrow Composting of Yard Wastes with use as Alternative Daily Cover (ADC),” Waste Management, 30, p. 2649 - 56.
  78. Saquing, J. Saquing, C. D., Knappe, D. R. U. and M. A. Barlaz, 2010, “Impact of Plastics on Fate and Transport of Organic Contaminants in Landfills,” Env. Sci. Technol., 44, 16, p. 6396 - 402.
  79. Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., Tayebali, A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2011, “Quantifying the Greenhouse Gas Emission reductions Associated with Recycling Hot Mix Asphalt,” Road Materials and Pavement Design, 12(1), p. 57 - 77.
  80. Staley, B. F., Saikaly, P. E., de los Reyes, F. L., and M. A. Barlaz, 2011, “Critical Evaluation of Solid Waste Sample Processing for DNA-based Microbial Community Analysis,” Biodegradation, 22, p. 189 - 204.
  81. Chanton, J., Abichou, T., Langford, C., Spokas, K., Hater, G., Goldsmith, D and M. A. Barlaz, 2011, “Observations on the Methane Oxidation Capacity of Landfill Soils,” Waste Management, 31, p. 914 - 25
  82. Ela, W. P. at al., 2011, “Towards Identifying the Next Generation of Superfund and Hazardous Waste Site Contaminants,” Env. Health Perspectives., 119, 1, p. 6 - 10.
  83. Gentil, E. C., Damgaard, A., Hauschild, M., Finnveden, G., Eriksson, O., Thorneloe, S., Kaplan,P. O., Barlaz, M., Muller, O., Matsui, Y., Ii, R. and T. H. Christensen, 2010, Models for Waste Life Cycle Assessment: Review of Technical Assumptions,” Waste Management, 30, p. 2636 - 48.
  84. Saikaly, P. E., Hicks, K., Barlaz, M. A. and Francis L. de los Reyes III, 2010, “Transport Behavior of Surrogate Biological Warfare Agents in a Simulated Landfill: Effect of Leachate Recirculation and Water Infiltration,” Environ. Sci. and Tech., 44, 8622 - 28.
  85. Morris, J. W. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2011, “A Performance-Based System for the Long-Term Management of Municipal Waste Landfills,” Waste Management, 31, 649 - 62.
  86. Huset, C. A., Barlaz, M. A., Barofsky, D. F. and J. A. Field, 2011, Quantitative Determination of Fluorochemicals in Municipal Landfill Leachates, Chemosphere, 82, 10, p. 1380 - 6.
  87. Staley, B. F., de los Reyes, F. L., and M. A. Barlaz, 2011, “Effect of spatial differences in microbial activity, pH and substrate levels on methanogenesis initiation in refuse,” Appl. Env. Microbiol., 77, 7, p. 2381 - 91.
  88. Levis, J. M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2011, “Is biodegradability a desirable attribute for discarded solid waste? Perspectives from a national landfill greenhouse gas inventory model,” Environ. Sci. and Tech., 45, 13, p. 5470 - 76. (Top 10 Most Read Articles for 2011; 2nd runner up best policy paper in ES&T; 2 place ISWA publication award).
  89. Wang, X., Padgett, J. M., De la Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2011, “Wood Biodegradation in Laboratory-Scale Landfills,” Environ. Sci. and Tech., 45, 16, p. 6864 - 71.
  90. Levis, J. M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2011, “What is the Most Environmentally Beneficial Way to Treat Commercial Food Waste?” Environ. Sci. and Tech.., 45, 17, p. 7438 - 44.
  91. Bareither, C. A., Breitmeyer, R. J., Benson, C. H., Barlaz, M. A. and T. B. Edil, 2012, “Deer Track Bioreactor Experiment: A Field-Scale Evaluation of Municipal Solid Waste Bioreactor Performance,” J. of Geotech. and Geoenvr. Eng., 138(6), p. 658 - 70. (received the 2013 Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award)
  92. Saquing, J. M., Knappe, D. R. U., and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Fate and Transport of Phenol in a Packed Bed Reactor Containing Simulated Solid Waste,” Waste Management, 32, 2, p. 327 - 34.
  93. Staley, B. F., de los Reyes, F. L., and M. A. Barlaz, “Comparison of Bacteria and Archaea Communities in Municipal Solid Waste, Individual Refuse Components, and Leachate,” FEMS Microbio. Ecol., 79, 2, p. 465 - 73.
  94. Bareither, C. A., Benson, C. H., Edil, T. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Abiotic and Biotic Mechanisms of Municipal Solid Waste Settlement,” J. Geotech.and Geoenvr. Eng, 138, 8, p. 877 - 88.
  95. Laner, D., Crest, M., Scharff, H., Morris, J.W.F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “A Review of Approaches for the Long-Term Management of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Waste Management, 32, p. 498 - 512.
  96. Yazdani, R., Barlaz, M. A., Augenstein, D, Kayhanian, M. and Tchobanoglous, G., 2012, “Performance Evaluation of a Landfill-Based Anaerobic Composting Digester for Energy Recovery and Compost Production,” Waste Management, 32, 912 -19.
  97. Morris, J.W.F., Crest, M., Barlaz, M. A., Spokas, K. A., Åkerman, A. and L. Yuan, 2012, “Improved Methodology to Assess Modification and Completion of Landfill Gas Management in the Aftercare Period,” Waste Management, 32, p. 2364 - 73.
  98. Abichou, T., Clark, J., Chanton, J., Hater, G., Green, R., Goldsmith, D., Barlaz, M., and N. Swan, 2012, “A new approach to characterize emission contributions from area sources during optical remote sensing technique testing,” Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 62:12, 1403 - 1410.
  99. De la Cruz, F. B., Chanton, J. P. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Measurement of Carbon Storage in Landfills from the Biogenic Carbon Content of Excavated Waste Samples,” Waste Management, 33, 10, p. 2001 - 5.
  100. Chen, Y., Knappe, D. R. U, Barlaz, M. A., 2013, “The Effect of Aging on the Bioavailability of Toluene Sorbed to Municipal Solid Waste Components,” Chemosphere, 90, 251 - 9.
  101. Abichou, T, Barlaz, M.A., Green, R and G. Hater, 2013, “The Outer Loop Bioreactor: A Case Study of Settlement Monitoring and Solids Decomposition,” Waste Management. 33, 10, p. 2035 - 47.
  102. Wang, X., Nagpure, A. S., DeCarolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2013, “Using Observed Data to Improve Estimated Methane Collection from Select U.S. Landfills,” Environ. Sci. and Technol., 47, 7, p. 3251 - 7.
  103. Abichou, T, Barlaz, M.A., Green, R and G. Hater, 2013, “Liquid Balance Monitoring Inside Conventional, Retrofit, and Bio-Reactor Landfill Cells,” Waste Management, 30, 10,p. 2006 - 14.
  104. Wang, X., Padgett, J. M., Powell, J. S. and M. A. Barlaz, 2013, “Decomposition of Forest Products Buried in Landfills,” Waste Management, 33, 11, p. 2267 - 76.
  105. Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., DeCarolis, J. F. and S. Ranji Ranjithan, 2013, “A generalized multistage optimization modeling framework for life-cycle assessment-based integrated solid waste management,” Environmental Modeling and Software, 50, p. 51 - 65.
  106. Pressley, P. N., Aziz, T. N., DeCarolis, J. F., Barlaz, M. A., He. F., Li, F. and A. Damgaard, 2014, “Municipal Solid Waste Conversion to Transportation Fuels: A life-cycle estimation of global warming potential and energy consumption,” Journal of Cleaner Production, 70,1,145 - 53.
  107. Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., DeCarolis, J. F. and S. Ranji Ranjithan, 2014, “What is the optimal way for a suburban U.S. city to sustainably manage future solid waste? Perspectives from the Solid Waste Optimization Life-cycle Framework (SWOLF),” Environ. Sci. and Technol., 48, 7, 3625 - 31.
  108. Huang, X-L., El Badawy, A., Arambewela, M., Ford, F., Barlaz, M., and T. Tolaymat, 2014, “Characterization of Salt Cake from Secondary Aluminum Production,” J. Haz. Matl., 273, p. 192 - 99.
  109. Brogaard, L. K., Damgaard, A., Jensen, M. B., Barlaz, M. A. and T. H. Christensen, 2014, “Evaluation of life cycle inventory data for recycling systems,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 87, p. 30 - 45.
  110. De la Cruz, F., Yelle, D. J., Gracz, H. and M. A. Barlaz, 2014, “Chemical Changes during Anaerobic Decomposition of Hardwood, Softwood and Old Newsprint under Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions,” J. of Ag. And Food Chemistry, 62(27), p. 6362 - 74.
  111. Allred, B. M., Lang, J. R., Barlaz, M. A. and J. A. Field, 2014, “Orthogonal zirconium diol/C18 liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry analysis of poly and perfluoroalkyl substances in landfill leachate,” Journal of Chromatography A, 1359, p. 202 - 11.
  112. Saquing, J. M., Chanton, J. P., Yazdani, R., Barlaz, M. A., Scheutz, C., Blake, D. R. and P. T. Imhoff, 2014, “Assessing methods to estimate emissions of non-methane organic compounds from landfills,” Waste Management, 34, 11, p. 2260 - 70.
  113. Pressley, P. N., Damgaard, A., Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A. and J. F. DeCarolis, 2015, “Analysis of Material Recovery Facilities for Use in Life-Cycle Assessment,” Waste Management, 35,p. 307 - 17.
  114. Sun, W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2015, “Measurement of Chemical Leaching Potential of Sulfate from Landfill Disposed Sulfate Containing Wastes,” Waste Management, 36, 191 - 6.
  115. Wang, X., Nagpure, A. S., DeCarolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2015, “Characterization of Uncertainty in Estimation of Methane Collection from Select U.S. Landfills,” Environ. Sci. and Technol., 49, 3, 1545 - 51.
  116. Clarke, B. O., Anumol, T., Barlaz, M. A. and S. A. Snyder, 2015, “Investigating Landfill Leachate as a Source of Trace Organic Pollutants,” Chemosphere, 127, p. 269 - 75.
  117. De la Cruz, F., Dittmar, T., Niggemann, J., Osburn, C., and M. A. Barlaz, 2015, “Adoption of Copper Oxide Oxidation for Quantification of Lignin in Municipal Solid Waste,” Environ. Eng. Sci., 32, 6, p. 486 - 96.
  118. Ximenes, F., Björdal, C. Cowie, A. and M.A. Barlaz, 2015, “The decay of wood in landfills in contrasting climates in Australia,” Waste Management, 41, p. 101 - 110.
  119. Abichou, T, Barlaz, M.A., Goldsmith, D. G, Green, R and G. Hater, 2015, “Leachate Quality Monitoring from Conventional, Retrofit, and Bio-Reactor Landfill Cells,” Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HZ2153-5515.0000288.
  120. Wang, X., De la Cruz, F., Ximenes, F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2015, “Decomposition and Carbon Storage of Selected Paper Products in Laboratory-Scale Landfills,” Science of the Total Environment, 532, 1, p. 70 - 79.
  121. Allred, B. M., Lang, J. R., Barlaz, M. A., and J. A. Field 2015, “Physical and Biological Release of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) from Municipal Solid Waste in Anaerobic Model Landfill Reactor,” Environ. Sci. and Technol., 49, p. 7648 - 56.
  122. De la Cruz, F., Osborne, J., and M. A. Barlaz, 2015, “Determination of Sources of Organic Matter in Landfill by Analysis of Copper Oxide Oxidation Products of Lignin,” J. Env.Eng., 142, 2.
  123. Jaunich, M. K., Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A. and J. F. DeCarolis, 2016, “Lifecycle Process Model for Municipal Waste collection,” Journal of Env. Eng., 142, 8, p. 1943.
  124. Sun, M., Sun, W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “A batch assay to measure microbial hydrogen sulfide production from sulfur-containing solid wastes,” Science of the Total Environment, 551, p. 23-31.
  125. Sun, W., Sun, M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Characterizing the Biotransformation of Sulfur-Containing Wastes in Simulated Landfill Reactors,” Waste Management, 53, p. 82 - 91.
  126. Wang, X. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Decomposition and Carbon Storage of Hardwood and Softwood Branches in Laboratory-Scale Landfills,” Science of the Total Environment, 557, p. 355 - 62.
  127. Lang, J. R., Allred, B. M., Peaslee, G. F., Field, J. A. and M. A. Barlaz, M. A., 2016, “Release of Per- and polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) from Carpet and Clothing in Model Anaerobic Landfill Reactors,” Env. Sci. Technol, 50, 5024 – 32.
  128. Hodge, K. L., Levis, J. W., DeCarolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Systematic Evaluation of Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Food Waste Management Strategies in the U.S,” Env. Sci. & Technol., 50, 16, p. 8444 - 52.
  129. Lopez, V. M., De la Cruz, F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Chemical Composition and Methane Potential of Commercial Food Wastes,” Waste Management, 56, p. 477 - 90.
  130. Jaunich, M. K., Levis, J. W., DeCarolis, J. F., Gaston, E. V., Barlaz, M. A., Bartelt-Hunt, S. L. and E. G. Jones, “Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste Collection Data for Use in Integrated Solid Waste Management Life-cycle Assessment., Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 114, p. 92 - 102.
  131. De la Cruz, F., Green, R., Hater, G. R., Chanton, J, Thoma, E and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Comparison of Field Measurements to Methane Emissions Models at a New Landfill,” Env. Sci. & Technol., 50, p. 9432 – 41.
  132. Bareither, C. A., Barlaz, M. A., Doran, D. and C. H. Benson, 2017, “Retrospective Analysis of Wisconsin’s Landfill Organic Stability Rule,” Journal of Env. Eng., V 143, N. 5.
  133. Stanisavljevic, N., Levis, J. W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2017 “Application of a Life Cycle Model for European Union Policy-Driven Waste Management Decision Making in Emerging Economies,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, doi:10.1111/jiec.12564.
  134. Lang, J. R., Allred, B. M., Field, J. A., Levis, J. W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2017, “National Inventory of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in U.S. Municipal Landfill Leachate,” Env. Sci. & Technol., 51, 4, p. 2197 - 2205.
  135. Martinez-Sanchez, V, Levis, J. W. Damgaard, A., DeCarolis, J. F., Barlaz, M. A., Astrup, T. F., 2017, “Evaluation of Externality Costs in Life-Cycle Optimization of Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems,” Env. Sci. & Technol., 51, 6, p. 3119-3127.
  136. Levis, J. W., Weisbrod, A., Van Hoof, G. and M. A. Barlaz, 2017, “A Review of the Environmental Releases from Uncontrolled Solid Waste Disposal Sites,” Crit. Reviews in Env. Sci and Technol., 47, 12, p. 1003 – 41.
  137. Hao, Z., Sun, M., Ducoste, J. J., Benson, C. H., Luettich, S., Castaldi, M. J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2017, “Heat Generation and Accumulation in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Env. Sci. & Technol., 51, p. 12434 – 42.
  138. Lucas, D, Petty, S., Barlaz, M. A., Keen, O., Diamond, M. L., Luedeka, R., Riise, B., Rhodes, J., Schlummer, M., Vijgen, J., Weber, R., Yazdani, R., Blum, A., Koshland, C., Lindeman, A. and D. Nightingale, 2017, “Methods of Responsibly Managing End-of-Life Foams and Plastics Containing Flame Retardants: Part I,” Environmental Engineering Science, DOI: 10.1089/ees.2017.0147.
  139. Ximenes, F., Cowie, A and M. A. Barlaz, 2018, “The decay of engineered wood products and paper excavated from landfills in Australia,” Waste Management, 74, p. 312 – 22.
  140. O’Donnell, S. T., Caldwell, M., Barlaz, M. A. and J. W. F. Morris, 2018, “Case Study Comparison of Functional vs. Organic Stability Approaches for Assessing Threat Potential at Closed Landfills in the USA,” Waste Management, 75, p. 415 – 26.
  141. Staley, B. F., de los Reyes, F. L., Wang, L. and M. A. Barlaz, 2018, “Microbial Ecological Succession during Municipal Solid Waste Decomposition,” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 103, 13, p. 5731 – 40. 1007/s00253-018-9014-5
  142. Ximenes, F., Kathuria, A., Barlaz, M. A. and A. L. Cowie, 2018, “Carbon dynamics of paper, engineered wood products and bamboo in landfills: evidence from reactor studies,” Carbon Balance and Management, 13, p. 27 - 39.
  143. Ximenes, F., Bjordal, C., Kathuria, A., Barlaz, M. A. and A. L. Cowie, 2019, Improving understanding of carbon storage in wood in landfills: evidence from reactor studies, Waste Management, 85, p. 341 – 50.
  144. Jaunich, M. K., Levis, J. W., DeCarolis, J. F., Barlaz, M. A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2019, “Solid waste management policy implications on waste process choices and systemwide cost and greenhouse gas performance,” Sci. & Technol., 53, p. 1766 - 75. (2nd runner up best policy paper in ES&T)
  145. Henriksen, T., Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A. and A. Damgaard, 2019, “Approaches to fill data gaps and evaluate process completeness in LCA – Perspectives from solid waste management systems,” The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 24, 9, p. 1587 - 1601.
  146. Sun, W., Wang, X., De Carolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2019, “Evaluation of Optimal Model Parameters for Prediction of Methane Generation from Selected U.S. Landfills,” Waste Management, 91, p. 120 - 7.
  147. Wang, Y., Levis, J. W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “An Assessment of the Dynamic Global Warming Impact Associated with Long-Term Emissions from Landfills,” Env. Sci. & Technol., 54, p. 1304 – 13.
  148. Park, S., Castellano, L., Barlaz, M. A., and M. Pour-Ghaz, 2020, “The Abrasion Resistance of Concrete Exposed to Organic Acids,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 32, 8.
  149. Tupsakhar, S., Moutushi, T., Castaldi, M. J., Barlaz, M. A., Luettich, S. and C. H., 2020, “The impact of pressure, moisture and temperature on pyrolysis of municipal solid waste under simulated landfill conditions and relevance to the field data from elevated temperature landfill,” Sci. of the Total Env., 723, p. 138031.
  150. Jaunich, M. K., Levis, J. W., DeCarolis, J. F., Barlaz, M. A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2020, “Exploring alternative solid waste management strategies for achieving policy goals,” Engineering Optimization, org/10.1080/0305215X.2020.1759578.
  151. Hao, Z., Barlaz. M. A. and J. J. Ducoste, 2020, “Finite Element Modeling of Landfills to Estimate Heat Generation, Transport and Accumulation,” J. Geotech. and Geoenvironmental Eng., 146, 12, 04020134. doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002403
  152. Christensen, T. H., Damgaard, A., Levis, J., Zhao, Y., Björklund, A., Arena, U., Barlaz, M. A., Starostina, V., Boldrin, A., Astrup, T. F. amd V. Bisinella, 2020, “Application of LCA modelling in integrated waste management,” Waste Management 118, p.313 - 322.
  153. Schupp, S., de la Cruz, F., Cheng, Q., Call, D. F., M. A. Barlaz, “Evaluation of the temperature range for biological activity in landfills experiencing elevated temperatures,” ACS ES&T Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsestengg.0c00064.

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ASTM Standard

  1. Barlaz, M. A., 2002, Standard Method for Determining Anaerobic Biodegradability Of Radiolabeled Test Materials in a Laboratory-Scale Simulated Landfill Environment,Designation D 6776 - 02.

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Conference Publications and Presentations

  1. Barlaz, M. A., Ham R. K. and M. W. Milke, "Investigation of Parameters Affecting the Production of Methane in Sanitary Landfills," Proc. Eighth Annual Madison Waste Conference, Dept. of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Sept. 18 - 19, 1985.
  2. Barlaz, M. A., Ham R. K. and M. W. Milke, "Parameters Affecting Refuse Methanogenesis and the Solids Composition of Anaerobically Degraded Refuse," Proc. Ninth Annual Madison Waste Conference, Dept. of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Sept. 9 - 10, 1986.
  3. Ham, R. K. and M. A. Barlaz, "Measurement and Prediction of Landfill Gas Quality and Quantity," Proc. International Solid Waste Assn. Symposium on Process, Technology and Environmental Impact of Sanitary Landfills, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, Oct. 20 - 23, 1987.
  4. Barlaz, M. A., Schaefer, D. M. and R. K. Ham, "Characterization of Municipal Refuse Decomposition in Laboratory Scale Lysimeters," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Miami Beach, FL, May 8 - 13, 1988.
  5. Barlaz, M. A., Ham, R. K. and D. M. Schaefer, "Inhibition of Methane Formation from Municipal Refuse in Laboratory Scale Lysimeters," presented at the Tenth Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Gatlinburg, TN, May 16 - 20, 1988.
  6. Barlaz, M. A., Ham, R. K. and D. M. Schaefer, "Chemical and Microbial Dynamics of Refuse Decomposition in a Simulated Sanitary Landfill," Am. Inst. of Chem. Eng. Summer Meeting, Denver, CO, Aug. 22 - 25, 1988.
  7. Simpkin, T. J., Piontek, K. and M. A. Barlaz, "Critical Factors in the In Situ Bioremediation of Soils and Groundwater," Environmental Hazards Conference, Bellevue, WA, Feb. 14 - 16, 1989.
  8. Barlaz, M. A., Ham, R. K. and D. M. Schaefer, "Mass Balance Analysis of Decomposed Refuse in Laboratory Scale Lysimeters," Am. Soc. Civil Eng. National Conference on Environmental Engineering, Austin, TX, July 10 - 12, 1989.
  9. Barlaz, M. A., Haynie, F. H. and M. F. Overcash, "Opportunities for Plastics Recycling in Municipal Solid Waste," presented at the 1991 AIChE Summer Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA,Aug. 19 - 21.
  10. Barlaz, M. A., “Landfill Gas Research in the United States: Previous Research and Future Directions," Proc. of the Landfill Microbiology Research and Development Workshop, United Kingdom Dept. of Energy, London, England, Nov. 20, 1991.
  11. Barlaz, M. A, Haynie, F. H., Heitmann, J. A., Joyce, T. W. and D. J. Whittle, "Technology and Manufacturing Capacity for the Recycling of Paper, Plastics, and Tires in North Carolina," Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Solid Waste Management and Secondary Materials, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 11 - 13, 1991.
  12. Eleazer, W. E. and M. A. Barlaz, "A Review of Technologies for Utilization of Waste Tires in Asphalt Road Pavement," North Carolina State University Undergraduate Research Symp., Raleigh, NC, Apr. 22, 1992.
  13. Eleazer, W. E. and M. A. Barlaz, “Technologies for Utilization of Waste Tires in Asphalt Pavement," ASCE National Convention, New York, NY, Sept. 13 - 17, 1992. (9 pg. manuscript)
  14. Shafer, M. B., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, "Anaerobic Biodegradation of BTEX at Sleeping Bear Dunes: Results of Microcosm Experiments," Third Intl. Conf. on Groundwater Quality, Dallas, TX, June 22 - 24, 1992.
  15. Johnston, J. N., Shafer, M. B., Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden, "Anaerobic Biodegradative Potential of Aquifer Sediment for Alkylbenzenes and Trichloroethylene," Biodegradation: Its Role in Reducing Toxicity and Exposure to Environmental Contaminants, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, Apr. 26 - 28, 1993.
  16. Borden, R. C., Barlaz, M. A., Shafer, M. B. and J. T. Wilson, "Rate and Extent of Natural Anaerobic Bioremediation of BTEX Compounds in Ground Water Plumes," Symp. on Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes: Research, Development and Field Evaluations, Dallas, TX, May 4 - 6, 1993.
  17. Wang, Y.-S., Byrd, C. S. and M. A. Barlaz, "Cellulose Biodegradability in Excavated Landfill Samples," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Atlanta, GA, May 17 - 20, 1993.
  18. Qian, X. and M. A. Barlaz, "Populations of Anaerobic Microorganisms on Refuse Constituents," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Atlanta, GA, May 17 - 20, 1993.
  19. Johnston, J. N., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, "Variation in Biodegradative Potential of Anaerobic Aquifer Sediment," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Atlanta, GA,May 17 - 20, 1993.
  20. Wang, Y.-S. and M. A. Barlaz, "Anaerobic Toxicity of Leachate Produced During Refuse Decomposition," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Las Vegas, NV,May 23 - 27, 1994.
  21. Hunt, M. J., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, “Subsurface Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons Under Iron- and Sulfate-Reducing Conditions," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Las Vegas, NV, May 23 - 27, 1994.
  22. Hunt, M. J., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, "Rate and Extent of Natural Anaerobic Bioremediation of BTEX Compounds in Groundwater Plumes," 87th Annual Meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association, Cincinnati, OH, June 19 - 24, 1994. (10 pg. manuscript)
  23. Hunt, M. J., Beckman, M., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, "A Comparison of Anaerobic Biodegradation Rates for BTEX as Measured in Laboratory Microcosms and In-Situ Columns," In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation, San Diego, CA, Apr. 24 - 27, 1995.
  24. Malone, J. M., St. John, T., Barlaz, M. A. and R. H. Borden, 1995, “Methods to Evaluate the Environmental Impacts of Sodium Silicate Chemical Grouts," Geoenvironment 2000, ASCE Specialty Conference, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 14 - 16.
  25. Hunt, M. J., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, "Effects of Amendment Additions on Anaerobic Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Aquifer Sediment," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Washington, DC, May 21 - 25, 1995.
  26. Hunt, M. J., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, "Evidence for Microbial Reduction of Clay Minerals in Petroleum Contaminated Aquifer Sediment,” American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Baltimore, MD, May 30 - June 2, 1995.
  27. Barlaz, M. A., Brill, E. D. Jr., Kaneko, A., Nishtala, S. R., Piechottka, H. R. and S. Ranjithan, "Integrated Solid Waste Management: 1. Mathematical Modeling," ASCE 2nd Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, Atlanta, GA, June 5 - 7, 1995.
  28. Ranjithan, S., Barlaz, M. A., Brill, E. D. Jr., Fu, S.-Y., Kaneko, A., Nishtala, S. R. and H. R. Piechottka, "Integrated Solid Waste Management: 1. Decision Support System," ASCE 2nd Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, Atlanta, GA, June 5 - 7, 1995.
  29. Malone, J. M., Borden, R. H. and M. A. Barlaz, "Leachability of Organic Compounds from Sodium Silicate Chemical Grouts Using Organic Reagents," 27th Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference, Bethlehem, PA, July 9 - 12, 1995.
  30. Barlaz, M. A., Hunt, M. J., Kota, S. and R. C. Borden, "Intrinsic Bioremediation of a Gasoline Plume: Comparison of Field and Laboratory Results," Symposium on Bioremediation of Hazardous Wastes: Research, Development and Field Evaluations, EPA/600/R-95/O76, Rye Brook, NY, Aug. 8 - 10, 1995.
  31. Thorneloe, S. A., Barlaz, M. A. and R. K. Ham, "Use of Life-Cycle Assessment to Compare Municipal Solid Waste Management Alternatives," Sardinia 95, 5th International Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, Oct. 2 - 6, 1995.
  32. Bonner, B. A., Calvert, P., Barlaz, M. A. and C. A. Pettigrew, "Polymer Biodegradation Under Simulated Landfill Conditions," Intl. Chem. Cong. of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, HI,Dec. 17 - 22, 1995.
  33. Pettigrew, C. A., Ferderle, T. W. and M. A. Barlaz, "Assessing the Biodegradability of Polymeric Materials Under Composting and Landfill Conditions," Intl. Chem. Cong. of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, HI, Dec. 17 - 22, 1995.
  34. Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, “Natural Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons,” Proc. of: Solutions: A Technical Conference on Water Quality, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, March 19, 1996.
  35. Hunt, M. J., Borden, R. C. and M. A. Barlaz, "Effect of Temperature on Anaerobic Benzene andp-Xylene Biodegradation by a Mixed Microbial Population in Coastal Plain Aquifer Sediment," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., New Orleans, LA, May 19 - 23, 1996.
  36. Wang, Y.-S. and M. A. Barlaz, "Biodegradation Potential of Alkylbenzenes and Phenols in Landfill Samples," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., New Orleans, LA, May 19 - 23, 1996.
  37. Kota, S., Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden, “Distribution of Microbial Populations in a Gasoline-Contaminated Sandy Aquifer," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., New Orleans, LA, May 19 - 23, 1996.
  38. Ladapo, J. A. and M. A. Barlaz, "Anaerobic Isolation and Characterization of Methanogens from Laboratory-Scale Reactors and Municipal Landfill Refuse," Annual Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., New Orleans, LA, May 19 - 23, 1996.
  39. Bonner, B. A., Calvert, P. P., Pettigrew, C. A. and M. A. Barlaz, “Polymer Biodegradation Under Simulated Landfill Conditions,” 5th Annual Meeting of the Bio/Environmentally Degradable Polymer Society, Nashville, TN, Sept. 22 - 26, 1996.
  40. Weitz, K, Nishtala, S. R., Thorneloe, S., Barlaz, M., Life Cycle Study of Municipal Solid Waste Management,” SETAC World Congress, Wash. D. C., Nov. 17 - 22, 1996.
  41. Coulon, R., Barlaz, M. A., and R. K. Ham, “Life-Cycle Assessment of a Municipal Solid Waste Landfill,” SETAC World Congress, Wash. D. C., Nov. 17 - 22, 1996.
  42. Barlaz, M. A, Brill, E. D., Dumas, R., Harrison, K., Kosmicki, B., Ranjithan, S. R. and E. Solano, “Development of Alternative Integrated Solid Waste Management Strategies in Consideration of Economic and Environmental Factors," Proc. of the Twelfth International Conference on Solid Waste Management and Secondary Materials, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 11 - 13, 1996.
  43. Nishtala, S. R., Harrison, K. W. and M. A. Barlaz, “Estimating Municipal Waste Combustor Emissions as a Function of Waste Composition, Fifth Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference, Air & Waste Management Association, Research Triangle Park, NC,Apr. 22 - 25, 1997.
  44. Wang, Y.-S. and M. A. Barlaz, “Biodegradation Potential of Alkylbenzenes and Phenols in Landfills,” 52nd Purdue Industrial Waste Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN,May 5 - 7, 1997.
  45. Ress, B. B., Kota, S., Kao, J., Barlaz, M. A. and R.C. Borden, "Microbial and Geochemical Heterogeneity in Gasoline Contaminated Aquifers Undergoing Intrinsic Bioremediation," Spring Meeting of the American Geophys. Union, Baltimore, MD, May 26 - 30, 1997.
  46. Kota, S., Barlaz, M.A. and R.C. Borden, “Benzaldehyde Degradation Under Mixed Iron Reducing/Fermentative Conditions," Spring Meeting of the American Geophys. Union, Baltimore, MD, May 26 - 30, 1997.
  47. Ress, B. B., Sanchez, M. R., Pettigrew, C. A. and M. A. Barlaz, “Biodegradation of Polycaprolactone in a Simulated Landfill,” Annual Meeting of the Bio/Environmentally Degradable Polymer Society, San Diego, CA, Sept. 16 - 20, 1997.
  48. Camobreco, V., Ham, R. K., Barlaz, M. A., Repa, E., Felker, M., Rousseau, C. and J. Rathle,“Life-Cycle Inventory of a Modern Municipal Solid Waste Landfill,” Sixth International Waste Management and landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, Oct. 2 - 8, 1997.
  49. Sanin, F. D., Barlaz, M. A. and D. R. U. Knappe, “Toluene Sorption, Humification and Biodegradation in Excavated Refuse. a High Organic Carbon Sorbent,” 1998 Spring Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Boston, MA, May 26 - 29, 1998.
  50. Kota, S., Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden. “Significance of Protozoan Grazing on the Intrinsic Bioremediation of Gasoline Contaminated Aquifers,” 1998 Spring Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Boston, MA, May 26 - 29, 1998.
  51. Sanin, F. D., and M. A. Barlaz, “Effect of Moisture Flux on Contaminant Fate in Refuse Excavated from a Midwestern landfill,” Water Quality International, Vancouver, Canada, June 21 - 26, 1998.
  52. Ranjithan, S. R, Barlaz, M. A., Brill, E. D., Dumas, R. D., Harrison, K. W., Kosmicki, B. A. and E. Solano, “Development of Alternative Solid Waste Management Options with Economic and Environmental Considerations: A Mathematical Modeling Approach,” International Solid Waste Association 1998 World Congress, Charlotte, NC, Oct. 26 - 29, 1998.
  53. Sanin, F. D. and M. A. Barlaz, “Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Organics During Refuse Decomposition in a Municipal Landfill,” International Solid Waste Association 1998 World Congress, Charlotte, NC, Oct. 26 - 29, 1998.
  54. Hilger, H. and M. A. Barlaz, “Factors Influencing Methane Oxidation in Landfill Cover Soil,” Swedish International Landfill Symposium, Lulea, Sweden, October 6 - 8, 1998.
  55. Barlaz, M. A., Sanin, F. D. and D. R. U. Knappe, The Fate of Toluene and Dichloroethane in a Superfund Landfill,” In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation 5th Intl. Symp, San Diego, CA,Apr. 19 - 22, 1999.
  56. Barlaz, M. A., Sanin, F. D., and D. R. U. Knappe, “Biological and Chemical Transformations of Hazardous Organic Chemicals During Refuse Decomposition,” 7th International Waste management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, Oct. 4 - 8, 1999.
  57. Barlaz, M. A., Camobreco, V., Coulon, R., Felker, M., Ham, R. K, Rathle, J., Repa, E. and C. Rousseau, “A Life-Cycle Inventory of a Solid Waste Landfill,” 7th International Waste management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, Oct. 4 - 8, 1999.
  58. Barlaz, M. A., Ranjithan, S. R., Brill, E. D., Dumas, R. D., Harrison, K. W., Solano, E. “Development of Alternative Solid Waste Management Options with Economic and Environmental Considerations: A Mathematical Modeling Approach,” 7th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, Oct. 4 - 8, 1999.
  59. Hilger, H. A., Liehr, S. K. and M. A. Barlaz, ““A Model to Assess Biofilm Exopolymer Effects on Methane Oxidation in Landfill Cover Soil,” 7th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, Oct. 4 - 8, 1999.
  60. Jones, J. R., Harris, J., Baker, J., Barlaz, M. A. and G. Hater, “A Life-Cycle Inventory Comparison of a Bioreactor and Subtitle D Landfill,” Waste Tech 2000, Orlando, FL, March 6 - 8, 2000.
  61. Barlaz, M. A., Closing the Gaps in the Regulation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Waste Tech 2000, Orlando, FL, March 6 - 8, 2000.
  62. Barlaz, M.A. and D.R.U. Knappe. "The Effects of Aging and Sorbent Decomposition on the Bioavailability of Toluene and o-Xylene in Solid Waste." 1999 US EPA Bioremediation Research Program Review, Bloomingdale, IL, Nov. 2 - 4, 1999.
  63. Barlaz, M. A., Mehta, R., Yazdani, R. and D. Augenstein, “Comparative Assessment of Solids Excavated from Leachate Recycle and Control Test Cells at the Yolo County, California Landfill,” 5th Annual Landfill Symposium, SWANA, Austin, TX, June 26 - 29, 2000.
  64. Barlaz, M. A. and M. Gabr, “Closing the Gaps in the Regulation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills: Defining the End of the Post-Closure Monitoring Period,” afternoon workshop presented at the 5th Annual Landfill Symposium, SWANA, Austin, TX, June 26 - 29, 2000.
  65. Barlaz, M. A., G. A. Price and G. Hater, “Long-Term Nitrogen Management In Bioreactor Landfills,” WasteConn 2000, Solid Waste Asscn. of North America, Cincinnati, OH,Oct. 23 - 26, 2000.
  66. Barlaz, M. A., Kjeldsen, P. Gabr, M. A. and A. P. Rooker, “Closing Gaps in the Regulation of MSW Landfills: Defining the End of the Post-Closure Monitoring Period,” First Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Lulea Sweden, Dec. 11 - 13, 2000.
  67. Barlaz, M. A., “Research Needs Pertaining to Landiflls,” First Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium,” Lulea Sweden, Dec. 11 - 13, 2000.
  68. Barlaz, M. A., “Production of Non-Methane Organic Compounds During Refuse Decomposition in a Laboratory-Scale Landfill,” Waste Tech 2001, San Diego, CA, Feb. 11 - 14, 2001.
  69. Barlaz, M. A., “Closing Gaps in the Regulation of MSW Landfills: Defining the End of thePost-Closure Monitoring Period,” Waste Tech 2001, San Diego, CA, Feb. 11 - 14, 2001.
  70. Norstrom, J., Barlaz, M. A., Bourque, H, “Life Cycle Inventory Comparison of a Bioreactor Landfill and a Traditional MSW Landfill in Sainte Sophie, Quebec,” 6th Annual Landfill Symposium, SWANA, San Diego, CA, June 18 - 20, 2001, p. 89 - 97.
  71. Barlaz, M. A., Price, G. A and G. Hater, Long-Term Nitrogen Management in Bioreactor Landfills,” Waste Tech 2002, Coral Springs, FL, Feb. 24 - 7, 2002.
  72. Barlaz, M.A., Green, R. B., Hater, R., Goldsmith, D. and W. G. Vogt, “The Use of Large Static Chambers to Compare Gaseous Emissions from a Traditional Soil Cover and a Biologically Active Cover at the Outer Loop Landfill, 7th Annual Landfill Symposium, SWANA, Louisville, KY,June 17 - 19, 2002.
  73. Gabr, M., Houssain, M. S. and M. A. Barlaz, “Shear Strength Parameters of Municipal Solid Waste with Leachate Recirculation,” 2002, Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16.
  74. Green, R. B., Hater, G. R., Goldsmith, C. D., Chanton, J., Vogt, W. G. and M. A. Barlaz, “The Use of Large Static Chambers to Compare Gaseous Emissions for a Traditional Soil Cover and a Biologically Active Cover at the Outer Loop Landfill,” 2002, Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16.
  75. M. A. Barlaz, 2002, “A Critical Evaluation of Parameters Required to Terminate the Post-Closure Monitoring Period at Solid Waste Landfills,” Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16.
  76. Chen, Y., Barlaz, M. A. and D. R. U. Knappe, 2002, “Effect of Aging on Bioavailability of Toluene Sorbed to Municipal Solid Waste Components,” Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16.
  77. Barlaz, M. A. and G. R. Hater, 2002, “Long-Term Nitrogen Management in Bioreactor Landfills,” Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16.
  78. Maltby, C.V. and M. A. Barlaz, 2002, “Development of Model Parameters for Prediction of Methane Production from Paper Industry Landfills,” Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16.
  79. Cowie, S. J., Ihnatolya, J. C., Hater, G. R. and M. A. Barlaz, 2002, “Production of Non-Methane Organic Compounds (NMOCs) During the Decomposition of Refuse and Individual Waste Components Under Various Operating Conditions,” Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16. (poster)
  80. Knappe, D. R. U.. Zhang, Z., Hoyle, L. E. and M. A. Barlaz, 2002, “Interactions between Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants and Dissolved Organic Matter in Methanogenic Leachate,” 2002, Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16. (poster)
  81. Zhang, Z., M. A. Barlaz and Knappe, D. R. U., 2002, “Factors Affecting the Bioavailability of Tetrachloroethene Sorbed to Municipal Solid Waste Components,” Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16. (poster)
  82. Wu, B., Knappe, D. R. U. and M. A. Barlaz, 2002, “Factors Controlling Alkylbenzene Sorption and Desorption to Municipal Solid Waste,” 2002, Second Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Asheville, NC, Oct. 13 - 16. (poster)
  83. Wu, B., D.R.U. Knappe, and M.A. Barlaz. "Modeling Toluene Desorption from Municipal Solid Waste Components," 2002 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 6 - 10, 2002.
  84. Morris, J. W. F., M. F. Houlihan, M. A. Barlaz, P. S. Sullivan, R. Bonaparte, J. D. Gallinatti, N. D. Durant, R. D. Gibbons, D. M. Burt, H. S. Clarke, and J. A. Baker, 2003, Performance-Based System For Post-Closure Care At Msw Landfills –A New Approach To The Current 30-Year Time-Based System Of Subtitle D, WasteTech 2003, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 17 - 19.
  85. Barlaz, M. A., Cowie, S. J. and G. R. Hater, 2003, “Production of Non-Methane Organic Compounds (NMOCs) During the Decomposition of Refuse and Individual Waste Components Under Various Operating Conditions, SWANA Landfill Gas Symposium, March 24 - 27, Tampa, FL.
  86. Zhang, Z., Barlaz, M. A., and D.R.U. Knappe, "Factors Affecting the Bioavailability of Tetrachloroethylene Sorbed to Municipal Solid Waste Components," 103rd General Meeting of the Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Washington, DC, May 18 - 22, 2003.
  87. Morris, J. W. F., M. F. Houlihan, S. Clark, M. A. Barlaz, E. Repa, P. S. Sullivan and D. Burt, 2003, Performance-Based System For Post-Closure Care At MSW Landfills, SWANA Landfill Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ, June 16 - 20.
  88. Kaplan, P. O, Solano, E., Dumas, R. D. Harrison, K. W. Ranjithan, S. R., Barlaz, M. A. and E. Downey Brill, “Life-Cycle-Based Solid Waste Management,” Intl. Soc. for Ind. Ecol.,June 29 - July 2, 2003, Ann Arbor, MI.
  89. Barlaz, M. A., Frey, H. C. and M. Li, “Assessment of the Pollution Prevention Potential of MSW Gasification for Integrated Solid Waste Management Using Life-Cycle Analysis,” Intl. Soc. for Ind. Ecol., June 29 - July 2, 2003, Ann Arbor, MI.
  90. Barlaz, M. A., Green R., Chanton, J. P., Goldsmith, C. D. and G. R. Hater, “Evaluation of a Biologically Active Cover for Mitigation of Landfill Gas Emissions,” WasteTech 2004, Dallas, TX, May 17 - 19.
  91. Barlaz, M. A., Staley, B. F., Cowie, S. J. and G. R. Hater, 2004, “Production of Non-Methane Organic Compounds (NMOCs) During the Decomposition of Refuse and Individual Waste Components, SWANA Landfill Symposium, June 21 - 24, Monterey, CA.
  92. Barlaz, M. A., Staley, B. F., Cowie, S. J. and G. R. Hater, 2004, “Trace Organic Compounds in Landfill Gas Produced During the Decomposition of Refuse and Individual Waste Components,” Anaerobic Digestion 10th World Conference, Aug. 29 - Sept. 2, Montreal, CA.
  93. Staley, B.F., Barlaz, M.A. and F.L. de los Reyes, 2004, “Methanogen community structure during residential food waste decomposition in a simulated landfill,” Anaerobic Digestion 10th World Conference, Aug. 29 - Sept. 2, Montreal, CA.
  94. Barlaz, M. A., 2004, “Measurement of Decomposition Rates in Landfills,” The 3rd Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium,” Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, Lake Toya, Japan.
  95. Chen, Y., Knappe, D. R. U. and M. A. Barlaz, 2004, “The Effect of Aging on the Bioavailability of Toluene Sorbed to Municipal Solid Waste Components,” The 3rd Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium,” Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, Lake Toya, Japan.
  96. Barlaz, M. A., Cowie, S. J., Staley, B. F. and G. R. Hater, 2004, “Trace Organic Compounds in Landfill Gas Produced During the Decomposition of Refuse and Individual Waste Components,” The 3rd Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium,” Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, Lake Toya, Japan.
  97. Barlaz, M. A., Green, R., Chanton, J. P., Goldsmith, C. D., and G. R. Hater, 2004, “Evaluation of a Biologically Active Cover for Mitigation of Landfill Gas Emissions,” The 3rd Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium,” Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, Lake Toya, Japan.
  98. Barlaz, M. A., Bartelt-Hunt, S. L., Knappe, D. R. U. and P. Kjeldsen, 2005, “Assessment of the Behavior of Chemical Warfare Agents in Landfills,” SWANA Landfill Symposium, June 6 - 9, Boulder, CO.
  99. Bartelt-Hunt, S. L., Barlaz, M. A., Knappe, D. R. U. and P. Kjeldsen, 2005, “Assessment of the Behavior of Chemical Warfare Agents in Landfills,” AEESP Frontiers Conference, July 25 - 27, Potsdam, NY.
  100. Kaplan, P. O., Barlaz, M.A., and Ranjithan, S. R., 2005, “The Application of Life-Cycle Analysis to Integrated Solid Waste Management,” AEESP Frontiers Conference, July 25 - 27, Potsdam, NY.
  101. Barlaz, M. A., “Processes in Landfills and Landfill Covers, 2006” NC SWANA Spring Conference, May 16 - 18, Asheville, NC.
  102. Barlaz, M. A., State of Bioreactor Landfills in North America, 2006” NC SWANA Spring Conference, May 16 - 18, Asheville, NC.
  103. Barlaz, M. A., Kaplan, P. O., and Ranjithan, S. R, The Application of Life-Cycle Analysis to Integrated Solid Waste Management Planning for the State of Delaware,” 4th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, June 14 - 16, 2006, Gallivare, Sweden.
  104. Wang, N., Szostek, B., Barlaz, M. A., Buck, R., Folsom, P., Wolstenholme, B, Sulecki, L., Berti, W., and J. Gannon, 2006, “Anaerobic Biotransformation of 8-2 Fluorotelomer Alcohol (8-2 FTOH) by Microorganisms Originating from a Municipal Landfill Site,” 4th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, June 14 - 16, 2006, Gallivare, Sweden.
  105. Bartelt-Hunt, S. L., Barlaz, M. A., Knappe, D. R. U. and P. Kjeldsen, “Fate of Chemical Warfare Agents and Toxic Industrial Chemicals in Landfills,” 4th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, June 14 - 16, 2006, Gallivare, Sweden.
  106. Staley, B., Saikaly, P., Barlaz, M. A. and F. de los Reyes, “Optimizing Sample Processing Methods for Nucleic Acid Extraction from Solid Waste, 4th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, June 14 - 16, 2006, Gallivare, Sweden.
  107. Staley, B.F., Barlaz, M.A., Ellis, J.C., Saikaly, P. and F.D. de los Reyes, “Impact of DNA extraction methods on microbial diversity in solid waste,” 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, August 20 - 25, 2006, Vienna, Austria.
  108. Huset, C. A., Barlaz, M. A., Barofsky, D. F. and J. A. Field, 2006 “Quantitation of Fluorochemicals in Landfill Leachates,” SETAC, Nov. 5 - 9, Montreal, CA.
  109. Barlaz, M. A., 2007, “Long-Term Management of Landfills: Is Functional Stability a Reasonable Approach?,” ASCE GeoDenver, Feb. 19 - 21, Denver, CO.
  110. Barlaz, M. A., 2007, “Estimation of Carbon Sequestration in Landfills,” Waste Tech Landfill Technology Conference, March 12 - 13, Miami Beach, FL.
  111. Barlaz, M.A. and C. H. Benson, 2007, “A Review of Five Bioreactor Landfill Operations: Leachate Quality and Gas Production,” 2007 SWANA Landfill Symposium, June 25 - 28, San Diego.
  112. Barlaz, M.A. and C. H. Benson, 2007, “A Review of Five Bioreactor Landfill Operations: Leachate Production and Waste Settlement, ” 2007 SWANA Landfill Symposium, June 25 - 28, San Diego.
  113. Wang, N., Szostek, B., Barlaz, M. A., Buck, R., Folsom, P., Wolstenholme, B, Sulecki, L., Panciroli, P., Berti, W., and J. Gannon, 2007, “Biotransformation of FTOH-Based Materials in Lab-Scale Landfill Simulation Vessels and Mixed Bacterial Cultures Under Methanogenic Conditions,” SETAC, Nov. 12 - 15, Milwaukee, WI.
  114. Barlaz, M.A. Saquing, J., Mezzari, I. and D. R. U. Knappe, 2007, “Simulation And Modeling of The Fate And Transport of Chemical Warfare Agents in Laboratory-Scale Landfills,“ Proceedings Sardinia 2007, 11th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy,Oct. 1 - 5.
  115. Barlaz, M.A, Sadri, A., Staley, B.F. and G. R. Hater, 2007, “Evaluation of Special Wastes for Supplemental Liquid Addition in Bioreactor Landfills,” Proceedings Sardinia 2007, 11th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy, Oct. 1 - 5.
  116. Staley, B. F., So, M.J.S., de los Reyes, F.L. and M.A. Barlaz, 2008, “Microbial Function and Resilience During Shock Loading of Highly Degradable Substrates into Solid Waste,” American Society for Microbiology 108th General Meeting, June 1 - 5, Boston, MA.
  117. Staley, B. F., de los Reyes, F.L., and M.A. Barlaz, 2008, “The Effect of Environmental Selection Mechanisms on Microbial Ecological Succession During Refuse Decomposition,” American Society for Microbiology 108th General Meeting, June 1 - 5, Boston, MA.
  118. Reale-Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2008, “A Life-Cycle Inventory of Alternatives for the Management of Commercial Food Waste,” Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 8 - 10.
  119. Saquing, J. M., Knappe, D. R. U. and M. A. Barlaz, 2008, "Estimating Sorption Equilibrium and Kinetic Parameters for Organic Contaminants in Landfills,” Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 8 - 10.
  120. Padgett, J. M., Breitmeyer, R. J., Bareither, C. A., Barlaz, M. A., and C. H. Benson, 2008, “Biodegradability of Forest Products Under Laboratory and Bioreactor landfill Conditions,” Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 8 - 10.
  121. Bareither, C. A., Breitmeyer, R. J., Erses, S., Benson, C. H., Edil, T. B., and M. A. Barlaz, 2008, “Relative Contributions of Moisture and Biological Activity on Compression of Municipal Solid Waste in Bioreactor Landfills,” Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 8 - 10.
  122. Breitmeyer, R. J., Bareither, C. A., Benson, C. H., Edil, T. B., and M. A. Barlaz 2008, “Field-Scale Lysimeter Experiment to Study Hydrologic and Mechanical Properties of Municipal Solid Waste,” Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 8 - 10.
  123. Goldsmith, C. D., Green, R., Abichou, T., Barlaz, M. A. and J. C. Chanton, 2008, Comparison of Optical Remote Sensing with Static Chambers for Quantification of Landfill Methane Emission,” Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 8 - 10.
  124. Augenstein, D., Yazdani, R., Imhoff, P., Bentley, H., Barlaz, M. A. and Benemann, J., 2008, “Variable Landfill Gas Recovery for Peaking Energy, Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 8 - 10.
  125. DeLa Cruz. F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2008, “A Method to Estimate Carbon Sequestration from Excavated Refuse Samples,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co.Sept. 10 - 12.
  126. Barlaz, M. A., Sadri, A., von Pein, R. and S. Luettich, 2008, “Refuse Decomposition at Elevated Temperature: An Analysis of Biological Processes at the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co. Sept. 10 - 12.
  127. Staley, B. F., de los Reyes, F.L., and M.A. Barlaz, 2008, “Evaluation of Factors Affecting the Initiation of Methanogenesis in Solid Waste,” Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium, Copper Mtn. Co., Sept. 8 - 10.
  128. DeLa Cruz. F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2009, A Method to Estimate Carbon Sequestration from Excavated Refuse Samples, First International Greenhouse Gas Measurement Symposium, Air and waste Management Association, San Francisco, CA., March 22 - 25.
  129. Staley, B. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2009, “Estimating Carbon Sequestration and Gas Production in Solid Waste Using Waste Composition,” AEESP Frontiers Conference, July 26 - 28, Iowa City, Iowa.
  130. Barlaz, M. A. and De la Cruz, F. B, 2010, “Landfill Gas Modelling: Estimation of Landfill Gas Decay Rate Constants and Yields for Individual Waste Components,” Landfill Methane Outreach Program Annual Meeting, U.S. EPA, Baltimore, MD, Jan. 11 - 13.
  131. Barlaz, M. A. and De la Cruz, F. B, 2010, “Development of a Carbon Footprint Model for Landfill Disposal of Solid Waste,” American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,March 21 - 25.
  132. Barlaz, M. A., 2010, “Is Biodegradability a Desirable Attribute in Material Design?,” American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March, 21 - 25.
  133. Padgett, J., and Barlaz, M. A., Biodegradability of Forest Products under Simulated Landfill Conditions. Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium 2010, October 3 - 6.San Antonio, TX. Penton Media.
  134. De La Cruz., F. and Barlaz, M. A. Determination of Sources of Organic Matter in Landfill by Analysis of CuO Oxidation Products of Lignin. Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium 2010, October 3 - 6. San Antonio, TX. Penton Media.
  135. De La Cruz., F. and Barlaz, M. A. Development of a Model to Assess the Relative Sensitivity of Variables Controlling the Carbon Footprint of a Landfill. Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium 2010, October 3 - 6. San Antonio, TX. Penton Media
  136. Levis, J. W. and Barlaz, M. A. Cost Effective Solid Waste Management Decision Making in Consideration of Climate Change Policy. Proc. Global Waste Management Symposium 2010, October 3 - 6. San Antonio, TX. Penton Media.
  137. Barlaz, M. A., 2011, Solid Waste Management and Engineering: The Role of Research in Improving Performance. EREF’s Regional Summit on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices & Research, April 27 - 28, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  138. Barlaz, M. A., 2011, Landfill Gas Modeling and Carbon Balance Analysis. EREF’s Regional Summit on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices & Research, April 27 - 28, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  139. Bareither, C. and Barlaz, M. A., 2011, The State-of-the Practice of Bioreactor Landfills. EREF’s Regional Summit on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices & Research, April 27 - 28, 2011, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  140. Levis, J. W., Barlaz, M. A., and S. Ranjithan, Is Banning Yard Waste from Landfills an Economically Efficient Greenhouse gas Mitigation Policy? Proceedings of the ASCE/EWRI World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, Palm Springs, CA, May 22 - 26, 2010, 8 pages.
  141. Levis, J. W., DeCarolis, J., Barlaz, M.A., and S. Ranjithan, Modeling and Optimization of Solid Waste Management Operations in a Carbon-Regulated Environment, Proceedings of the ASCE/EWRI World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, Palm Springs, CA, May 22 - 26, 2010, 8 pages.
  142. Barlaz, M. A., 2011, "Solid Waste Management and Engineering: the Role of Research in Improving Performance," EREF's Regional Summit on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices & Research, Raleigh, NC, September 7 - 8.
  143. Barlaz, M. A., 2011, "Estimation of Landfill Gas Generation Using Waste Components Specific Landfill Decay Rates," EREF's Regional Summit on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices & Research, Raleigh, NC, September 7 - 8.
  144. Morris, J. W. F., Akerman, A., Crest, M., and M. A. Barlaz, Improved Methodology to Assess Modification and Completion of Landfill Gas Management in the Aftercare Period, Thirteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula (Cagliari), Sardinia, Italy, October 3 - 7, 2011, 14 pages.
  145. Ranjithan, S., Levis, J., Barlaz, M.A., and J. DeCarolis, Application of a multi-stage life-cycle optimization model to minimize cost and greenhouse emissions from solid waste management, 2012 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 20 - 24, 2012.
  146. De La Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Determination of Sources of Organic Matter in Landfills by Analysis of CuO Oxidation Products of Lignin,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Lulea, Sweden, June 25 - 27.
  147. Wang, X. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Modernizing Methane Generation Models and Data from U.S. Landfills,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Lulea, Sweden,June 25 - 27.
  148. Wang, X., Padgett, J. M., De la Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Wood Biodegradation in Laboratory- and Field-Scale Landfills,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Lulea, Sweden, June 25 - 27.
  149. Barlaz, M. A., 2012, “Feasibility of Waste Sampling and Analysis for Post-Closure Care,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Lulea, Sweden, June 25 - 27.
  150. Lang, J. R., Field, J., Allred, B. M., and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Fluorochemical Signatures in Municipal Waste and Landfill Leachate,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Lulea, Sweden, June 25 - 27.
  151. De la Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Hydrogen Sulfide Production from Different Sulfur-Containing Materials under Anaerobic Landfill Conditions,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Lulea, Sweden, June 25 - 27.
  152. Crest, M., Morris, J.W.F., Akerman, A., Barlaz, M.A., and S. Hayward-Higham,Step-Down Performance-Based Approach to Landfill Aftercare Completion and Reuse, ISWA Annual Congress, Florence, France, September 17 - 19, 2012, 11 pages.
  153. Wang, X., Nagpure, A. S., DeCarolis, J. F., and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Modernizing Models and Data on Methane Production from U.S. Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 1 - 3.
  154. Wang, X., Padgett, J. M., de la Cruz, F. B., and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Biodegradability of Forest Products in Laboratory- and Field-Scale Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 1 - 3.
  155. de la Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Determination of Sources of Organic Matter in Landfills by Analysis of CuO Oxidation Products of Lignin,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 1 - 3.
  156. de la Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Hydrogen Sulfide Production from Different Sulfur-Containing Materials under Anaerobic Conditions,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 1 - 3.
  157. Lang, J. R., Field, J., Allred, B. M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Fluorochemical Signatures in Municipal Waste and Landfill Leachate,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 1 - 3.
  158. Lang, J. L. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Experimental Investigation of Hydraulic Properties and Sulfate Release from Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Fines, Global Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 1 - 3.
  159. Weaver, J. E., and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Anaerobic Biodegradability of Plastics in Laboratory-Scale Landfill Reactors,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, October 1 - 3.
  160. Milke, M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Anaerobic Biodegradability of Wood and Wood Products: Reassessment and New Insights,” Fourth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy, November 12 - 15.
  161. Levis, J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Costs Associated with Solid Waste Management Policies,” Fourth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, Venice, Italy, November 12 - 15.
  162. Barlaz, M. A., 2013, “Modernizing Models and Data on Methane Production from U.S. Municipal Solid Waste,” Engineering Society of Detroit 23rd Annual Solid Waste Technical Conference, Detroit, MI, April 17.
  163. Barlaz, M. A., Levis, J., DeCarolis, J and S. R. Ranjithan, 2013, “What is the Optimal Way for a Suburban U.S. City to Sustainably Manage Future Solid Waste? Perspectives from a Solid Waste Optimization Life-cycle Framework (SWOLF),” Sardinia 2013 ‐ Fourteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Cagliari, Italy.
  164. Pressley, P., Barlaz, M. A., Levis, J. and J. DeCarolis. A Life-Cycle Examination of the Global Warming Potential and Cumulative Energy Demand of Municipal Solid Waste Treatment via a Gasification and Fischer-Tropsch Process. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  165. Jaunich, M., Levis, J. and M. Barlaz. Environmental Implications of Empirical Solid Waste Collection Data from U.S. Municipalities. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  166. Barlaz, M. A., Characterization of Biological Activity in Refuse Samples Excavated from the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  167. Levis, J. and M. A. Barlaz. Comparison of the Life-Cycle Emissions from Commercial Source-Separated Organic Waste Management Alternatives. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  168. de la Cruz, F. and M. A. Barlaz. Chemical Changes during Anaerobic Decomposition of Lignocellulose under Mesophilic and Thermophilic Conditions. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  169. Levis, J. and M. A. Barlaz. A New Life-Cycle Methodology to Estimate the U.S. National Average Landfill Gas Collection Efficiency for Various landfill Types. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  170. Sun, W., Barlaz, M. A. and M. Sun. Methods to Measure the Hydrogen Sulfide Production Potential or Sulfate-Containing Wastes – Laboratory Scale Bioreactor and Batch Study. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  171. Saquing, J., Chanton, J. P., Yazdani, R., Barlaz, M. A., Scheutz, C., Blake, D. R. and P. T. Imhoff. Assessing Methods to Estimate Emissions of Non-Methane Organic Compounds from Landfills. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  172. Levis, J., Barlaz, M. A., DeCarolis, J. F. and R. Ranjithan. Optimal Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Consideration of Changes to Population, Waste Generation and Composition, and the Energy System. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014,June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  173. Wang, X., Barlaz, M. A. and J. DeCarolis. Characterization of Uncertainty in Modeling of Methane Generation from Select U.S. Landfills. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL.
  174. Lang, J. R., Barlaz, M. A., Allred, B. M. and J. Field. Fluorochemical Compounds in Municipal Solid Waste and Landfill Leachate. Global Waste Management Symposium 2014, June 22 - 25, Orlando, FL
  175. Lang, J. R., Barlaz, M. A., Allred, B. M. and J. Field, 2014, “Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Municipal Waste and Landfill Leachate,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  176. Morris, J. W. F., Espinoza, R. D. and M. A. Barlaz, 2014, “Sustainable Post-Closure Care Paradigm for Municipal Landfills,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  177. Wang, X., Nagpure, A. S., DeCarolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2014, “Characterization of Uncertainty in Modeling of Methane Generation from Select U.S. Landfills,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  178. Barlaz, M. A. Sadri, A. and S. Luettich, 2014, “Characterization of Biological Activity in Refuse Samples Excavated from the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  179. De la Cruz, F. B., Green, R. B., Chanton, J. P., Thoma, E. D., Foster-Wittig, T. A. andM. A. Barlaz, 2014, “Comparison of Methane Emissions Using Different Greenhouse Gas Reporting Protocols and Measured Methane Emissions from a Landfill without Gas Collection System,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  180. Levis, J. W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2014, “A New Life-Cycle Methodology to Estimate the U.S. National Average Landfill Gas Collection Efficiency for Various Landfill Types,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  181. Sun, W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2014, “Measurement of Chemical Leaching Potential of Sulfate from Landfill Disposed Sulfate-Containing Wastes,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  182. Sun, W. and M. A. Barlaz, 2014, “Methods to Measure the Hydrogen Sulfide Production Potential of Sulfate-Containing Wastes in Landfills—Laboratory Scale Bioreactor,” Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium, Crystal River, FL, Oct. 19 - 22.
  183. Levis, J., Barlaz, M., DeCarolis, J. and R. Ranjithan, 2015, “A systematic evaluation of the costs and environmental impacts associated with future municipal solid waste management,” Sardinia 2015, 15th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula (CA), Italy, Oct. 5 – 9.
  184. Sun, W. J., Sun, M. and M. A. Barlaz, 2015, “Methods to measure the hydrogen sulfide production potential of sulfate-containing wastes disposed in landfills,” Sardinia 2015, 15th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula (CA), Italy, Oct. 5 – 9.
  185. Renz, B., Evans, C., Barlaz, M.A., Levis, J.W., Kollar, T., Boland, C.., 2015, Developing Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors for Anaerobic Digestion in U.S. EPA’s Waste Reduction Model. LCA XV; Vancouver, BC, October 2015.
  186. Hao, Z., Sun, M., Ducoste, J., Luettich, S., Castaldi, M., Benson, C. H. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Understanding and Predicting Temperatures in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, January 31 - February 3.
  187. Levis, J. W., Hodge, K. L., DeCarolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Systematic Evaluation of Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Food Waste Management Strategies in the U.S.,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, January 31 - February 3.
  188. Yazdani, R. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Methane Enhancement by Anaerobic Composting of Food Waste and FOG,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, January 31 - February 3.
  189. Levis, J. W., DeCarolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Proactive Development/Evaluation of Solid Waste Management Strategies in Response to Future Electricity, Fuel & Transportation,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, January 31 - February 3.
  190. De la Cruz, F. B., Green, R. B., Hater, G. R., Chanton, J. P., Thoma, E. D., Harvey, T. A. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “How Much Methane is Emitted from Landfills? A Comparison of Field Measurements to Gas Production Models,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, January 31 - February 3.
  191. Sun, W., Wang, X., DeCarolis, J. F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2016, “Modernizing Methane Generation Models and Characterizing the Uncertainty from Select U.S. Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, January 31 - February 3.
  192. Lee, E., de los Reyes, F. and M. A. Barlaz, 2017, “Microbial Population Development during the Anaerobic Decomposition of Food Waste,” Asscn. of Env. Sci. and Eng. Profs. Biannual Research and Education Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, June 20-22.
  193. Wang, X., Huang, K., Wei, X and M. A. Barlaz, 2017, What are the Best values for Carbon Dissimilation Factors for Landfilled Harvested Wood Products?,” Sardinia 2017, 16th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula (CA), Italy, Oct. 2 – 6.
  194. Barlaz, M. A., Levis, J. W., Roberson, J., 2017, “Life Cycle Modeling to Support Waste Management Planning,” NC SWANA Fall Conference, Oct. 31 – Nov. 2, Raleigh, NC.
  195. Lee., E., de los Reyes, F. L. and M. A. Barlaz, 2018, “Microbial Population Development during the Anaerobic decomposition of Food Waste,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, February 11 - 14.
  196. Hao, Z., Ducoste, J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2018, “Heat Generation and Accumulation in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, February 11 - 14.
  197. Levis, J. W., Jaunich, M. K. and M. A. Barlaz, 2018, “Life Cycle Modeling for Future Solid Waste Management Planning,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, February 11 - 14.
  198. Park S, Pour-Ghaz M, Castellano L, Barlaz M., “Why Do Waste Transfer Station Concrete Floors Deteriorate Prematurely?” Open Topic Paper Session, American Concrete Institute, Fall 2017 Convention, Anaheim, CA, October 15-19, 2017.
  199. Park S, Pour-Ghaz M, Castellano L, Barlaz M., “The effect of Organic Acids on the Abrasion Resistance of Cementitious Materials,” the 9th Advances in Cement-Based Materials (Cements 2018), State College, PA, June 11-12, 2018.
  200. Barlaz, M.A. and J.W. Levis, “Life-Cycle Model Development and Transparency: Challenges and Choices,” 2nd Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Waste, Technical University of Denmark, June 18-23, 2018.
  201. Levis, J. W. and M. A. Barlaz, “Multistage Life-Cycle Optimization for Developing and Evaluating Current and Future Solid Waste Systems,” 2nd Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Waste, Technical University of Denmark, June 18-23, 2018.
  202. Damgaard, A., Henriksen, T, Levis, J. W. and M. A. Barlaz, “How do we Adress Data Quality in LCA of Waste TEchnologies,” 2nd Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Waste, Technical University of Denmark, June 18-23, 2018.
  203. Park, S., Castellano, L., Pour-Ghaz, M., and M. A. Barlaz, 2018, “Design of Waste Transfer Station Concrete Overlays Against Premature Deterioration,” SC SWANA Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, Nov 5 -7.
  204. Barlaz, M. A., 2019, “The presence of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in landfill leachate,” NC SWANA, Spring Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC, March 5-7.
  205. Barlaz, M. A., F.L. de los Reyes, Wang, L. and E. Lee, 2019, “Linking Anaerobic Microbial Population Dynamics to Waste Type and Decomposition Stage,” EREF Summit on MSW Organics, Burlingame, CA, July 17-18.
  206. Barlaz, M. A. and J-R. Thelusmond, 2019, “PFAS in Landfill Leachate and Municipal Wastewater,” EREF PFAS Summit, Ypsilanti, MI, Aug. 14 – 15.
  207. Thelusmond, J. R. and M. A. Barlaz, 2019, “Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Landfill Leachate and Municipal Wastewater and Occurrence in Drinking Water Sources,” SETAC, Nov. 4 - 6, Toronto, Canada.
  208. Charania, K. A. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “The Contribution of Abiotic Cellulose Hydrolysis to Heat Accumulation in Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  209. De la Cruz, F. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “Effect of Food Waste Diversion on Leachate Quality,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  210. De la Cruz, F. B., Nelson, J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “Comparative Study on the Nature and Characteristics of Dissolved Organic Matter in Leachate from Two Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  211. Hao, Z., Ducoste, J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “Experimental Measurement of Heat Production from Al Corrosion under Landfill-Relevant Conditions,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  212. Hao, Z., Ducoste, J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “A Finite Element Model Describes Heat Generation, Transport, and Accumulation in Elevated Temperature Landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA. (Top student poster award)
  213. Schupp, S. L., De la Cruz, F. B., and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “The effect of temperature on methane generation from solid waste excavated from landfills experiencing elevated temperatures,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  214. Schupp, S. L. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, “Evaluation of Alternate Inocula for biochemical Methane Potential Testing,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  215. Narode, A., Pour-Ghaz, M., Ducoste, J. and M. A. Barlaz, 2020, Development of methods to measure heat released from ash hydration and carbonation in landfills,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  216. Setz, M., Barlaz, M. A., de La Cruz, F. B., Varsho, J. P. and R. Bonaparte, 2020, Organic Material Management at Closure of CCR Units,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  217. Van Brundt, M. E., Barlaz, M. A., Castaldi, M. J., Green, R., Lewis, T. and Dottellis, J., 2020, “Field Testing of Municipal Waste Combustor Ash for Heat Generation Potential,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  218. Barlaz, M. A. Thelusmond, J. R., Levis, J. W., and N. DeStafano, 2020, “Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Landfill Leachate and Municipal Wastewater,” Global Waste Management Symposium, Feb. 24 – 26, Indian Wells, CA.
  219. Barlaz, M. A., DeSilva, V. and B. Staley, PFAS 101: Impacts on Solid Waste Management, Solid waste Association of North America, Webinar, April 29, 2020.
  220. Barlaz, M. A., DeSilva, V. and B. Staley, PFAS Research and Solid Waste Management, Solid waste Association of North America, Swanapalooza - virtual, June 24, 2020.

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Invited Lectures

  1. Barlaz, M. A., "Microbial and Chemical Characteristics of Refuse Decomposition Under Methane Producing and Inhibited Conditions," presented at the Workshop on Landfill Microbiology, Oregon Graduate Center, Beaverton, OR, Aug. 9 - 10, 1989.
  2. Barlaz, M. A., "The Use of Mass Balances for Calculation of the Methane Potential of Fresh and Anaerobically Decomposed Refuse," Proc. of the Landfill Gas Symposium sponsored by GRCDA, Chicago, IL, March 27 - 29, 1990.
  3. Barlaz, M. A., "Bacterial Population Development During Refuse Methanogenesis," presented at the 11th Annual meeting of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Arlington, VA, Nov. 11 - 15, 1990.
  4. Barlaz, M. A., “Microbial and Chemical Characteristics of Methane Production from Refuse," presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Dallas, TX,May 5 - 9, 1991.
  5. Barlaz, M. A., "Biodegradation of Individual Components of Municipal Solid Waste in Landfills: Enhancement Opportunities and Research Needs," Waste Management Incorporated Technology Conference, Oak Brook, IL, Sept. 28 - 30, 1992.
  6. Barlaz, M. A., "Anaerobic Refuse Decomposition in a Simulated Sanitary Landfill," Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Apr. 23, 1993.
  7. Barlaz, M. A., "Laboratory-Scale Assessment of the Fate of Polymers in Sanitary Landfills," Environmental and Waste Management Conference, INDA, Arlington, VA, June 16 - 17, 1993.
  8. Barlaz, M. A. and E. D. Brill, "Alternatives for Mass Flow in Integrated Solid Waste Management," Center for Plastics Recycling Research Technical Seminar VIII, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Oct. 20 - 21, 1993.
  9. Barlaz, M. A., "Methane Potential of Individual Waste Components," Dept. of Energy - Energy Information Administration Workshop on Landfill Gas, Washington, DC, Apr. 26, 1994.
  10. Nishtala, S., Kaneko, A., Ranjithan, R., Barlaz, M. A. and E. D. Brill, “Alternatives for Mass Flow in Integrated Solid Waste Management," Center for Plastics Recycling Research Technical Seminar IX, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Oct. 27, 1994.
  11. Barlaz, M. A., “Methane Generation and Release from Landfill Sites,” Society for General Microbiology Golden Jubilee Meeting, Symposium on Microbial Contributions to Global Methane Flux, Bath, United Kingdom, Apr. 3 - 6, 1995.
  12. Barlaz, M. A., "Life-Cycle Inventory of Municipal Solid Waste Alternatives: Project Overview and System Boundaries," Life Cycle Assessment '95, Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 6 - 7, 1995.
  13. Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden, “Natural Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons," Bioremediation in the Saturated Subsurface, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH,Feb. 5, 1996.
  14. Barlaz, M. A., “Measurement of Polymer Biodegradability Under Anaerobic Conditions,” International Symposium on Bacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates ‘96, Davos, Switzerland,Aug. 18 - 23, 1996. (9 page manuscript in conf. proc.)
  15. Barlaz, M. A., “Current Estimates of Global Methane Emissions from Landfills,” Joint North American-European Workshop on Measurement and Modeling of Methane Fluxes from Landfills, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL, Oct. 21 - 24, 1996.
  16. Barlaz, M. A., “Biodegradation in Landfills: Municipal Solid Waste and Polymers,” Annual Meeting of the Bio/Environmentally Degradable Polymer Society, Boston, MA, Aug. 19 - 22, 1998.
  17. Pettigrew, C. A., Federle, T. W., Schechtman, L. A. and M. A. Barlaz, “Polyester Applications: Disposal and Biodegradation,” International Symposium on Bacterial Polyhydroxyalkanoates ‘98, Japan, Sept., 1998, (given by C. A. Pettigrew)
  18. Barlaz, M. A., “Development of Alternative Solid Waste Management Options Using a Life-Cycle Approach “, WasteTech99, Environmental Industries Asscn., New Orleans, LA, Feb. 1 - 3, 1999.
  19. Barlaz, M. A., “Assessment of the Anaerobic Biodegradation of Polymers in Simulated Landfills,” Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering, U. of Minn., Minneapolis, MN, May 15 - 18, 2000.
  20. Barlaz, M. A., “Monitoring Solids Decomposition and Solids Loss,” US EPA Workshop on Landfill Bioreactors, Arlington, VA, Sept. 6 - 7, 2000.
  21. Barlaz, M. A., “Biological and Chemical Transformations of Hazardous Organics During Refuse Decomposition,” Dept. of Microbiology, NC State Univ., Sept. 14, 2000.
  22. Barlaz, M. A., Mehta, R., Yazdani, R. and D. Augenstein, “Comparative Assessment of Solids Excavated from Leachate Recycle and Control Test Cells at the Yolo County, California Landfill,” Annual Meeting of the NC Division of SWANA, Wilmington, NC, Sept. 19 - 22, 2000.
  23. Barlaz, M. A. and M. Gabr, “Closing the Gaps in the Regulation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Annual Meeting of the NC Division of SWANA, Wilmington, NC, Sept. 19 - 22, 2000.
  24. Barlaz, M. A., “A Critical Evaluation of Factors Required to Terminate the Post-Closure Monitoring Period at Solid Waste Landfills,” South African Inst. of Civil Engr., Env. Engr. Div., Johannesburg, South Africa, Sept. 5 - 6, 2001.
  25. Barlaz, M. A., “A Critical Evaluation of Factors Required to Terminate the Post-Closure Monitoring Period at Solid Waste Landfills,” SWANA Applied Research Foundation Project Planning Meeting, West Palm Spring, FL, Jan. 16 - 17, 2002.
  26. Barlaz, M. A., “Comparing the Environmental Performance of Bioreactor and Traditional Landfills Using Life-Cycle Analysis,” SWANA Applied Research Foundation Project Planning Meeting, West Palm Spring, FL, Jan. 16 - 17, 2002.
  27. Barlaz, M.A., “Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste,” North American Carbon Program, U. New Hampshire, Durham, NH, Sept. 10 - 12, 2002.
  28. Barlaz, M.A., “Landfill Chemistry and Microbiology” and “End of Post-Closure,” US EPA Workshop on Bioreactor Landfills, Arlington, VA, Feb. 27 - 8, 2003.
  29. Barlaz, M. A., 2004, “Bioreactor Landfills for Refuse Decomposition,” Workshop Comparing Bioreactor Landfills and Anaerobic Digestion, Anaerobic Digestion 10th World Conference,Aug. 29 - Sept. 2, Montreal, CA.
  30. Barlaz, M. A., 2004, “The Application of a Life-Cycle Analysis Decision Support Tool to Integrated Waste Management Planning in the United States,” Strategic Solid Waste Management for a Sustainable Society,” Nov. 26, Tokyo, Japan
  31. Barlaz, M. A., 2004, “The Application of Life-Cycle Analysis to Integrated Solid Waste Management Planning,” Okayama University, Nov. 26, Okayama, Japan.
  32. Barlaz, M. A., 2004, “Research Needs for Sustainable Solid Waste Management: A Perspective from North America,” Hokkaido University, Nov. 26, Sapporo, Japan.
  33. Barlaz, M. A., Ranjithan, S. R. and P. O. Kaplan, 2006, “The Application of Life-Cycle Analysis to Integrated Solid Waste Management,” Planning for the State of Delaware,” Delaware Solid Waste Commission, March 6, Wilmington, DE.
  34. Barlaz, M. A., 2006, “Development of Aerobic and Anaerobic Bioreactors in the United States of America,” Seminar on New Technologies for the Final Disposal of Solid Wastes, Institute Nacional de Ecologia, Sept. 26, Mexico City.
  35. Barlaz, M. A., “Release of Trace Organic Compounds During MSW Decomposition and Environmental Implications of Waste Management Using Landfills and Waste-to-Energy,“ Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council 2006 Annual Meeting, Oct. 19 - 20, Columbia Univ.,New York.
  36. Barlaz, M.A., “The Application of Life-Cycle Analysis to Integrated Solid Waste Management Planning for the State of Delaware,” Life Cycle Assessment & Solid Waste Management Workshop, Edmonton Waste Management Center of Excellence, Feb. 28, 2007, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  37. Barlaz, M. A., 2007, “Physical Containment and Survival in Landfills,” Disposal of Food Products Contaminated by Biological Threat Agents, UW Food Research Institute, U.S Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Technology Council May 2 - 3,Madison, WI.
  38. Barlaz, M. A., 2007, Leachate Quality and Gas Generation at Bioreactor Landfills, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
  39. EPA Organics Workshop, May 13 - 14, Washington D.C. This is a small group invited to discuss the manner in which composting and landfill process are modeled in life-cycle analysis studies.
  40. Barlaz, M.A., 2008, “The Fate of Carbon in Municipal Waste Landfills: Methane, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Sequestration,” This lecture was presented in Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Hobart, Australia as part of a lecture tour sponsored by the Waste Management Association of Australia.
  41. Barlaz, M. A., 2008, “Methane Production, Collection and Management in Municipal Waste Landfills,“ University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  42. Barlaz, M.A., 2009, “A Landfill Carbon Balance: Gas Production and Control, and Carbon Sequestration,” ISWA Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 3 - 4.
  43. Barlaz, M.A., 2009, “Criteria to Terminate Post-Closure Monitoring at MSW landfills,” Vienna University of Technology, Austria, December 7.
  44. Barlaz, M.A., 2011, “Greenhouse Gases and Waste Management,” BioEnergy Symposium, UNC Charlotte, February 7 - 8.
  45. Barlaz, M.A., 2011, “Biodegradation in Landfills: Why It Happens and What It Means,” Sustainable Packaging Coalition, San Diego, CA, March 28 - 30.
  46. Barlaz, M.A., 2011, “Fate and Transport of Chemical and Biological Agents in Landfills,” Workshop on Chemical-Biological-Radiological (CBR) Disposal in Landfills, U.S. EPA, Washington, DC, June 14 - 15.
  47. Barlaz, M. A., 2010 – 2011. I presented the following lectures at 8 universities as part of my Kappe Lecture Tour.Development of a Carbon Footprint Model for Landfill Disposal of Solid WasteThe Use of Life-Cycle Analysis for the Study of Alternatives for End of Life Materials Management
  48. Barlaz, M. A., 2011, " Is Biodegradability a Desirable Attribute for a Material: Implications for Packaging Design," Vienna Institute of Technology, Austria, June 29.
  49. Barlaz, M. A., 2011, "A New Concept for the Environmental Management of Landfills: A Performance Based Approach for Aftercare," A New Environmental Approach of Landfills, The Hague, The Netherlands, June 30.
  50. Barlaz, M. A., 2012, “Biodegradation in Landfills: Why It Happens and Implications for Packaging Design,” EREF’s Regional Summit on Sustainable Solid Waste Practices & Research, Austin, Texas, March 27 - 28.
  51. Barlaz, M. A., 2012, “Updated k values based on using more detailed landfill gas collection and header pipe data,” Landfill NSPS Technical Meeting, US EPA, RTP, NC, October 22.
  52. Barlaz, M. A., 2012, “Collection Timeframe: Summary of Landfill Operator Survey Results,” WARM Landfill Gas Modeling Meeting, US EPA, Arlington, VA, October 23.
  53. Levis, J., 2012, “Analysis of Landfill Times to Begin Collection, Begin Energy Recovery, Terminate Collection Under NSPS,” WARM Landfill Gas Modeling Meeting, US EPA, Arlington, VA, October 23.
  54. Barlaz, M. A., 2012, “Collection Efficiency: Critical Analysis of Published Literature,” WARM Landfill Gas Modeling Meeting, US EPA, Arlington, VA, October 23.
  55. Barlaz, M. A., 2013, “Modernizing Models and Data on Methane Production from U.S. Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Engineering Society of Detroit 23rd Annual Solid Waste Technical Conference, Detroit, MI, April 17.
  56. Barlaz, M. A., 2013, “Solid Waste Engineering: Test Tubes, Landfills and Models,” Tonji University, Chongqing University, Tsinghua University, China, November.
  57. M. A. Barlaz, 2014, “A New Life-Cycle Methodology to Estimate the U.S. National Average Landfill Gas Collection Efficiency for Various Landfill Types,” International Workshop on Urban Waste, Joint Research Center for Advanced Environmental Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Nov. 10 - 13. (I was invited to China but gave the talk using Skype to save the travel time.)
  58. Workshop on The Responsible Disposal of Flame Retarded Foams and Plastics, UC-Berkeley, April 12-13, 2016. Solid Waste Management in the U.S.
  59. Levis, J. W. and M. A. Barlaz, “The Application of Life-Cycle Assessment to Solid Waste Management: Applications, Challenges and Modeling Techniques,” Life Cycle Assessment and Other Assessment Tools for Waste Management and Resource Optimization, June 5-10, 2016, Cetraro, Calabria, Italy.
  60. Barlaz, M. A., “A Model to Describe Heat Generation and Accumulation in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” US EPA Workshop on Understanding Heat Generation at Municipal Solid Waste Landfills, April 19-20, 2017, Cinc. OH.
  61. Barlaz, M. A., “A Model to Describe Heat Accumulation at Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” University of Toronto, Sept. 12, 2017.
  62. Barlaz, M. A., “The Use of Landfills for the Long-Term Storage of Biogenic Organic Carbon,” webinar to National Academy of Sciences panel on Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration, Dec. 12, 2017.
  63. Barlaz, M. A., Arena, U. and Damgaard, A., “So you want to publish a peer-reviewed journal article on LCA: What are the expectations and what are reviewers looking for?,” 2nd Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Waste, Technical University of Denmark, June 18-23, 2018.Barlaz, M. A., Arena, U. and Damgaard, A., “So you want to publish a peer-reviewed journal article on LCA:  What are the expectations and what are reviewers looking for?,” 2nd Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Waste, Technical University of Denmark, June 18-23, 2018.
  64. Barlaz, M. A. and C. H. Benson, “Biological and Chemical Reactions Contributing to Heat Generation in Landfills: Current Research and Model Simulations,” Elevated Temperature Landfill Workshop, Nov. 7, 2018, Env. Research and Edcn. Fndn., Columbus, OH.
  65. Barlaz, M. A. and N. Jafari, “Laboratory testing for Heat Generation Potential and Applications to Field Conditions,” Elevated Temperature Landfill Workshop, Nov. 7, 2018, Env. Research and Edcn. Fndn., Columbus, OH.
  66. Barlaz, M.A., Invited Panelist for Science on the Hill: Solving the Plastic Waste Problem, sponsored by Scientific American and Nature Research in partnership with Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA), June 6, 2019, Rayburn Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.
  67. Barlaz, M.A., 2020, Reopening Research Labs, Environmental Engineering Program Leaders Annual Meeting, of Env. Eng. And Sci. Profs. June 23 (zoom).

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Book Chapters

  1.  Barlaz, M. A. and R. K. Ham, 1993, "Leachate and Gas Generation," in Geotechnical Practice for Waste Disposal, D. E. Daniel, ed., Chapman and Hall, London, p. 113 - 36.
  2. Thorneloe, S., Barlaz, M. A., Peer, R. L., Huff, L. C., Davis, L. and J. Mangino, 1993, "Waste Management," in Atmospheric Methane: Sources, Sinks and Role in Global Change, M. A. K. Khalil ed., Springer-Verlag ASI Series, New York, p. 362 - 98.
  3. Palmisano, A. C. and M. A. Barlaz, 1996, “Introduction,” in Solid Waste Microbiology, A. C. Palmisano and M. A. Barlaz, ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, p. 1 - 30.
  4. Barlaz, M. A., 1996, “The Microbiology of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” in Solid Waste Microbiology, A. C. Palmisano and M. A. Barlaz, ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL,p. 31 - 70.
  5. Barlaz, M. A., 1997, "Microbial Studies of Landfills and Anaerobic Refuse Decomposition,” Manual for Environmental Microbiology, Am. Soc. for Microbiol., Washington, D.C.
  6. Hilger, H. H. and M. A. Barlaz, 2001, “Anaerobic Decomposition of Refuse in Landfills and Methane Oxidation in Landfill Cover Soils,” Manual of Environmental Microbiology, 2nd Edn., Am. Soc. Microbiol., Washington, D. C., p. 696 - 718. (this is an update of entry 5)
  7. Hilger, H. H. and M. A. Barlaz, 2006, “Anaerobic Decomposition of Refuse in Landfills and Methane Oxidation in Landfill Cover Soils,” Manual of Environmental Microbiology, 3nd Edn., Am. Soc. Microbiol., Washington, D. C. (note that this is an update of entries 5 and 6).
  8. Staley, B. F., de los Reyes, F.L., and M.A. Barlaz, 2010 “Anaerobic Biodegradation of Solid Waste,” in Environmental Microbiology, Wiley, Ralph Mitchell, ed., DOI: 10.1002/9780470495117.ch12.
  9. Hauschild, M. and M. A. Barlaz, LCA in Waste Management: Introduction to Principle and Method, 2011, in Solid Waste Technology & Management, T. H. Christenssen, ed., John Wiley and Sons, UK.
  10. Willumsen, H. and M. A. Barlaz, Landfilling: Gas Production, Extraction and Utilization, 2011, in Solid Waste Technology & Management, T. H. Christenssen, ed., John Wiley and Sons, UK.
  11. Ozge Kaplan, P. O., DeCarolis, J. F., and M. A. Barlaz, 2012, “Life Cycle Comparison of Waste-to-Energy to Sanitary Landfill,” in Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Robert A. Meyers (ed.), DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-0851-3, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

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Reports

  1. Barlaz, M. A., 1982, "An Assessment of Hazardous Waste Generation and Disposal Practices in Israel," prepared for the Israeli Environmental Protection Service.
  2. Lindstrom, F. T., Boersma, L., Myrold, D. and M. A. Barlaz, 1991, "Denitrification in Nonhomogeneous Laboratory Scale Aquifers: 4. Hydraulics, Nitrogen Chemistry, and Microbiology in a Single Layer,” EPA/600/S2-91/014.
  3. Eleazer, W. E., Barlaz, M. A. and D. J. Whittle, 1992, "Resource Recovery Alternatives for Waste Tires in North Carolina," Dept. of Civil Eng., North Carolina State University.
  4. Johnston, J. N., Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden, 1994, "Anaerobic Biodegradation of Hazardous Organics in Groundwater Down Gradient of a Sanitary Landfill," Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina Technical Report.
  5. Barlaz, M. A., Rubin, A. R. and A. Amoozegar, 1995, “Use of Lime Treated Wastewater Sludge-Soil Mixtures For Daily Cover in Solid Waste Landfills,” Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina Technical Report.
  6. Doorn, M. R. J., Stefanski, L. A. and M. A. Barlaz, 1994, “Estimate of Methane Emissions from U.S. Landfills,” EPA-600/R-94-166, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC.
  7. Doorn, M. R. J and M. A. Barlaz, 1995, “Estimate of Global Methane Emissions from Landfills and Open Dumps,” EPA-600/R-95-019, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC.
  8. Barlaz, M. A., Bonner, B. A. and P. P. Calvert, 1996, “Evaluation of the Anaerobic Biodegradability of Radiolabeled Test Materials in a Laboratory-Scale Simulated Landfill,” Institute for Scientific Research, ASTM, Phil. PA.
  9. Borden, R. C., Hunt, M. J., Shafer, M. B. and M. A. Barlaz, 1997, “Anaerobic Biodegradation of BTEX in Aquifer Material,” US EPA Environmental Research Brief, EPA/600/S-97/003.
  10. Barlaz, M. A., Eleazer, W. E., Odle, W. S., Qian, X. and Y-S Wang, 1997, “Biodegradative Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste in Laboratory-Scale Landfills,” US Environmental Protection Agency Report #EPA 600/R-97-071, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  11. Kota, S., Hunt, M. J., Barlaz, M. A. and R. C. Borden, 1997, “Factors Limiting Intrinsic Bioremediation of Gasoline-Contaminated Aquifers,” Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina Technical Report.
  12. Camobreco, V., Repa, E., Ham, R. K., Barlaz, M. A., Felker, M., Rousseau, C., Clark-Balbo, M., Rathle, J., Thorneloe, S., Life Cycle Inventory of a Modern Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, Environmental Research and Education Foundation, Washington, D.C., June, 1999.
  13. Kusa, J., Barlaz, M. A., Brill, E. D., Green, B., Knoeber, C. R. and Palmquist, R. B., 2001, “An Assessment of Price Volatility in Recyclables Markets and Market Mechanisms to Stabilize Prices,” Environmental Research and Education Foundation, Washington, D.C.
  14. Barlaz, M.A., 2004, “Critical Review of Forest Products Decomposition in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,” Technical Bulletin 872, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, RTP, NC.
  15. Benson, C. H, Barlaz, M.A., Lane, D. T. Lane and J. M. Rawe, 2004, “State-of-The Practice Review of Bioreactor Landills,” prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH.
  16. Loughlin, D. L. and M. A. Barlaz, 2004, “Policies for Strengthening Markets for Recyclables: A Worldwide Perspective,” prepared for the Environmental Research and Education Foundation.
  17. Kaplan, P. O., Ranjithan , S. R and M. A. Barlaz, 2006, “The Application of Life-Cycle Analysis to Integrated Solid Waste Management Planning for the State of Delaware,” final report prepared for the Delaware Solid Waste Authority.
  18. Sadri, A., Staley, B.F., de los Reyes, F., and M.A. Barlaz, “Characterization of Biological Activity in Refuse Samples Excavated from the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill,” Waste Management of Hawaii.
  19. Reale-Levis, J. L., Barlaz, M. A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2009, “A Life-Cycle Analysis of Alternatives for the Management of Construction and Demolition Waste,” final report prepared for the Delaware Solid Waste Authority.
  20. Reale-Levis, J. L., Barlaz, M. A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2009, “A Life-Cycle Analysis of Alternatives for the Management of Waste Hot Mix Asphalt,” final report prepared for the Delaware Solid Waste Authority
  21. Reale-Levis, J. L., Barlaz, M. A. and S. R. Ranjithan, 2009, “Life-Cycle Inventory Model for Commercial and Industrial Food Waste Management,” final report prepared for the Delaware Solid Waste Authority.
  22. Background Information Document for Life-Cycle Inventory Landfill Process Model, prepared by NC State and Eastern Research Group, EPA Contract No. EP-C-07-015, Sept. 9, 2011.
  23. Levis, J.W.; Barlaz, M.A. Landfill Gas Monte Carlo Model Documentation and Results. Report to ICF for the U.S. EPA Waste Reduction Model (WARM), 2014, http://epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/warm/pdfs/lanfl_gas_mont_carlo_modl.pdf.
  24. Levis, J. W., DeCArolis, J. D., Ranjithan, S. R. and M. A. Barlaz, Integrated Solid Waste Management and Its Environmental Sustainability in a Carbon Constrained Environment, Environmental Research and Education Foundation, 2016 (https://erefdn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/SWOLF_EREF_Report_final_160926.pdf).
  25. Sun, M, Sun, W. and M. A. Barlaz, Development of Methods to Measure the Hydrogen Sulfide Production Potential of Sulfur-Containing Wastes, Environmental Research and Education Foundation, Raleigh, NC, 2018.

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  1. Barlaz, M. A., Kaplan, P. O and S. R. Ranjithan, “Using Life-Cycle Analysis To Compare Solid Waste Management Alternatives Involving Recycling, Composting And Landfills,” MSW Management, 13, 3, p. 42 - 3.
  2. Barlaz, M. A., Kaplan, P. O, S. R. Ranjithan and R. Rynk, 2003, "Evaluating Environmental Impacts of Solid Waste Management Alternatives, Part I" Biocycle, Sept., p. 60 - 66.
  3. Barlaz, M. A., Kaplan, P. O, S. R. Ranjithan and R. Rynk, 2003, "Evaluating Environmental Impacts of Solid Waste Management Alternatives, Part II" Biocycle, Oct., p. 52 - 56.
  4. Hater, G, Roger Green, R., Goldsmith, D., Barlaz, M., Abichou, T. and Chanton, J., 2007, “Greenhouse Gas Inventories for the Waste Industry: The Importance of Measuring Landfill Gas Total Emissions,” MSW Management, 17, 4.
  5. Barlaz, M. A., Banister, A, Hater, G., Chanton, J. and Green, R., 2007, “Money from Old Rope? Tracking the Carbon in Landfill Management,” Waste Management World, Vol. 8, 4, p. 127 - 31
  6. Barlaz, M.A., 2009, “Landfill Gas Recovery,” Env. Sci. Technol., 43, 9, p. 2995 (letter to editor).

 

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