Journal Articles

Ott, E.T., J.M. Galbraith, W.L. Daniels, and W.M. Aust. 2020. Effects of amendments and microtopography on created tidal freshwater wetland soil morphology and carbon. Soil Sci Soc Am J. 2020: 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20057

Clark, Elyse, V., W. Lee Daniels, Carl E.Zipper, and Kenneth Eriksson. 2018. Mineralogical influences on water quality from weathering of surface coal mine spoils. Applied Geochemistry 91: 97-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.02.001

Clark, E.V., C.E. Zipper, W.L. Daniels, Z.W. Orndorff, and M.J. Keefe. 2017. Modeling patterns of total dissolved solids release from central Appalachia, USA, mine spoils. J. Environ. Qual. 46: 55-63. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2016.04.0149

Daniels, W.L., C.E. Zipper, Z.W. Orndorff, J. Skousen, C.D. Barton, L.M. McDonald, and M.A. Beck. 2016. Predicting total dissolved solids release from central Appalachian coal mine spoils. Environ. Pollut. 216: 371-379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.05.044

Layman, R.M., S.D. Day, D. K. Mitchell, Y. Chen, J. R. Harris, and W. L. Daniels. 2016. Below ground matters: Urban soil rehabilitation increases tree canopy and speeds establishment. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 15:1-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2016.01.004

Nash, W.L., W.L. Daniels, K.C. Haering, J.A. Burger, and C.E. Zipper. 2016. Long-term effects of rock type on Appalachian coal mine soil properties. J. Environ. Qual. 45(5):1597-1606. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2015.10.0540

Wick, A.F., W. L. Daniels, W.L. Nash, and J.A. Burger. 2016. Aggregate recovery in reclaimed coal mine soils of SW Virginia. Land Degrad. Dev. 27(4): 965-972.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2309

Koropchak, S.C., W. L. Daniels, A. Wick, G. R. Whittecar and N. Haus. 2015. Beneficial use of dredge materials for soil reconstruction and development of dredge screening protocols. Journal of Environmental Quality 45(1):62-73. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2014.12.0529

Odenheimer, J., J. Skousen, L.M. McDonald, D.J. Vesper, M. Mannix, and W. L. Daniels. 2015. Predicting release of total dissolved solids from overburden material using acid-base accounting parameters. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 15 (2-3): 131-137. https://doi.org/10.1144/geochem2014-276

Orndorff, Z.W., W.L. Daniels, C.E. Zipper, M. Eick, and M. Beck. 2015. A column evaluation of Appalachian coal mine spoils’ temporal leaching behavior. Environmental Pollution 204: 39-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2015.03.049

Pietrzykowski, M., W.L. Daniels, and S.C. Koropchak. 2015. Microtopographic effects on growth of young bald cypress (Taxodium distichum L.) in a created freshwater forested wetland in southeastern Virginia. Ecological Engineering 83:135-143 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.06.024

Yarwood, S., A. Wick, M. Williams, and W.L. Daniels. 2015. Parent material and vegetation influence soil microbial community structure following 30-years of rock weathering and pedogenesis. Microbial Ecology 66: 383-394. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-014-0523-1

Daniels, W.L., C.E. Zipper, and Z.W. Orndorff. 2014. Predicting release and aquatic effects of total dissolved solids from Appalachian USA coal mines. Int. J. Coal Sci. Technol. 1:152-162. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40789-014-0031-4

Evans, D.M., C.E. Zipper, P.F. Donovan, and W. L. Daniels. 2014. Long-term trends of specific conductance in waters discharged by coal-mine valley fills in Central Appalachia, USA. J. Am. Water Resour. Assoc. 50 (6): 1449-1460. https://doi.org/10.1111/jawr.12198

Pietrzykowski, M. and W.L. Daniels. 2014. Estimation of carbon sequestration by pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) ecosystems developed on reforested post-mining sites in Poland on differing mine soil substrates. Ecol. Eng. 73:209-218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.09.058

Chen, Y., S.D. Day, A.F. Wick, B.D. Strahm, P.E. Wiseman, and W.L. Daniels. 2013. Changes in soil carbon pools and microbial biomass from urban land development and subsequent post-development soil rehabilitation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 66: 38-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.06.022

Howard, J.L., B.R. Dubay, S.P. McElmurry, J. Clemence, and W.L. Daniels. 2013. Comparison of sequential extraction and bioaccessibility analyses of lead using urban soils and reference materials. Water Soil Air Pollut. 224 (10) 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-013-1678-y

Howard, J.L., B.R. Dubay, and W.L. Daniels. 2013. Artifact weathering, anthropogenic microparticles and lead contamination in urban soils at former demolition sites, Detroit, Michigan. Environmental Pollution 179: 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2013.03.053

Wick, A.F., W.L. Daniels, Z.W. Orndorff, and M.M. Alley. 2013. Organic matter accumulation post-mineral sands mining. Soil Use and Management 29: 354-364. https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.12058

Howard, J.L., C.R. Clawson, and W. L. Daniels. 2012. A comparison of mineralogical techniques and potassium adsorption isotherm analysis for relative dating and correlation of Late Quaternary soil chronosequences. Geoderma 179-180: 81-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2012.02.020

Phillips, R.L., A.F. Wick, M.A. Liebig, M.S. West, and W. L. Daniels. 2012. Biogenic emissions of CO2 and N2O at multiple depths increase exponentially during a simulated soil thaw for a northern prairie Mollisol. Soil Biol. Biochem. 45: 14-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.09.012

Wick, A.F., R.L. Phillips. M.A. Liebig, M. West, and W. L. Daniels. 2012. Linkages between soil micro-site properties and CO2 and N2O emissions during a simulated thaw for a northern prairie Mollisol. Soil Biol. Biochem. 50: 118-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2012.03.010

Kostyanovsky, K.I., G.K. Evanylo, K.K. Lasley, W.L. Daniels, and C. Shang. 2011. Leaching potential and forms of phosphorus in deep row applied biosolids underlying hybrid poplar. Ecol. Eng. 37 (11): 1765-1771. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2011.07.008

Kostyanovsky, K. I., G. K. Evanylo, K. K. Lasley, C. Shang, B. F. Sukkariyah, and W. L. Daniels. 2011. Transformations of nitrogen and carbon in entrenched biosolids at a reclaimed mineral sands mining site. J. Environ Qual. 40:67-75. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2010.0234

Atkinson R., J.E. Perry, G. Noe, W.L. Daniels, and J. Cairns. 2010. Primary productivity in 20-year-old created wetlands: Evaluation of self-design. Wetlands 30 (2): 200-210. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13157-010-0033-y

Dias L.E., R. Melo, J. Mello, J. Oliveira, and W.L. Daniels. 2010. Growth of seedlings of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan (L.) MILLSP), wand riverhemp (Sesbania virgata (CAV.) PERS.), and lead tree (Leucaena leucocephala (LAM.) DE WIT) in an arsenic-contaminated soil. Revista Brasileira de Ciência do Solo 34:975-983. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-06832010000300039

Kukier, U., R.L. Chaney, J.A. Ryan, W. L. Daniels, R H. Dowdy, and T.C. Granato. 2010. Phytoavailability of cadmium in long-term biosolids-amended soils. J. Env. Qual. 39: 519-530. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2007.0671

Lasley, K.K., G.K. Evanylo, K.I. Kostyanovsky, C. Shang, M.J. Eick, and W. L. Daniels. 2010. Chemistry and transport of metals from entrenched biosolids at a reclaimed mineral sands mining site. J. Env. Qual. 39: 1467 – 1477. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2009.0267

Schroeder, P.D., W.L Daniels and M.M. Alley. 2010. Chemical and physical properties of reconstructed mineral sands mine soils in southeastern Virginia. Soil Science 175 (1): 2-9. https://doi.org/10.1097/SS.0b013e3181c78c53

Bruland, G.L., C.R. Richardson and W.L. Daniels. 2009. Microbial and geochemical responses to organic matter amendments in a created wetland. Wetlands 29:4 1153-1165. https://doi.org/10.1672/08-201.1

Haering, K.C., W.L. Daniels, and G.K. Evanylo. 2008. Soybean phytotoxicity from land-applied biosolids. J. Residuals Sci. Technol. 5(1):1-12. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267235467_Soybean_Phytotoxicity_from_Land-Applied_Biosolids

Orndorff, Z.W., W.L. Daniels, and D.S. Fanning. 2008. Reclamation of disturbed sulfidic coastal plain sediments using lime-stabilized biosolids. J. Environ. Qual. 36: 1154-1162. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2007.0206

Stuczynski, T., G. Siebielec, W.L. Daniels, G. McCarty, and R. Chaney. 2007. Biological aspects of metal waste reclamation with biosolids. J. Environ. Qual. 36: 1154-1162. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2006.0366

Bailey, D.E., J.E. Perry and W.L. Daniels. 2007. Vegetation dynamics in response to organic matter loading rates in a created freshwater wetland in southeastern Virginia. Wetlands 27(4): 936-950. https://doi.org/10.1672/0277-5212(2007)27[936:VDIRTO]2.0.CO;2

Burdt, A.C., J.M. Galbraith, and W.L. Daniels. 2005. Season length indicators and land-use effects in southeast Virginia wet flats. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 69: 1551-1558. https://doi.org/doi:10.2136/sssaj2004.0124

Haering, K.C., W.L. Daniels, and J.M. Galbraith. 2005. Mapping and classification of southwest Virginia mine soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 69: 463-472. https://doi.org/doi:10.2136/sssaj2005.0463

Beck, M.A., L.W. Zelazny, W.L. Daniels and G.L. Mullins. 2004. Using Mehlich-1 to estimate soil phosphorus saturation for environmental risk assessment. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:1762-1771. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2004.1762

Evanylo, G.K., W.L. Daniels, and S. Nagle. 2004. Suitability of fresh and aged paper sludge as soil amendments. J. Residuals Sci. Tech. 1(1):27-34. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338631458_Suitability_of_fresh_and_aged_paper_sludge_as_soil_amendments

Fanning, D., M. Rabenhorst, C. Coppock, W. Daniels and Z. Orndorff. 2004. Upland active acid sulfate soils from construction of new Stafford County, Virginia, USA, airport. Aust. J. Soil Res. 42:527-536. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR03085

Haering, K.C., W.L. Daniels and J.M. Galbraith. 2004. Appalachian mine soil morphology and properties: Effects of weathering and mining method. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:1315-1325. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2004.1315

Miller, J.O., J.G. Galbraith, and W.L. Daniels. 2004. Soil organic carbon content in frigid southern Appalachian Mountain soils. Soil. Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:194-203. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2004.0194

Orndorff, Z.W., and W.L. Daniels. 2004. Evaluation of acid-producing sulfidic materials in Virginia highway corridors. Environ. Geol. 46:209-216. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00254-004-1027-y

Palumbo, A.V., L.S. Fisher, M.Z. Martin, Z.K. Yang, J.R. Tarver, S.D. Wullschleger and W.L. Daniels. 2004. Application of emerging tools and techniques for measuring carbon and microbial communities in reclaimed mine soils. Environ. Manage.33: S518-S527. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-003-9159-5

Palumbo, A.V., J.F. McCarthy, J.E. Amonette, L.S. Fisher, S.D. Wullschleger and W.L. Daniels. 2004. Prospects for enhancing carbon sequestration and reclamation of degraded lands with fossil-fuel combustion by-products. Adv. Environ. Res. 8: 425-438. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1093-0191(02)00124-7

Ribeiro Jr., E.S., J.W.V. Mello, W.A.P. Abraão, L.E. Dias, and W. L. Daniels. 2004. Oxidation rate of pyrite from Brazilian coal as affected by CaCO3, oxygenation, and crystal size. Int. J. Surf. Min., Reclam., Environ. 18(4): 289-298.  https://doi.org/10.1080/13895260412331337793

Tang, G.W., G.R. Whittecar, K.H. Johannesson, and W.L. Daniels. 2004. Potential contaminants at a dredged spoil placement site, Charles City County, Virginia, as revealed by sequential extraction. Geochem. Trans. 5: 49-60. https://doi.org/10.1186/1467-4866-5-49

Daniels, W.L., P.D. Schroeder, S.M. Nagle, L.W. Zelazny, and M.M. Alley. 2003. Reclamation of prime farmland following mineral sands mining in Virginia. Min. Eng. 55(12): 42-48. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338655955_Daniels_et_al_2003_Reclamation_of_prime_farmland

Bendfeldt, E.S., J.A. Burger, and W.L. Daniels. 2001. Quality of amended mine soils after sixteen years. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:1736-1744. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2001.1736

Ribeiro, R.S., Jr., L.E. Dias, V.H. Alvarez V., J.W.V. Mello, and W.L. Daniels. 2001. Dynamics of sulfur fractions in Brazilian soils submitted to consecutive harvests of sorghum. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:787-794. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2001.653787x

Stewart, B.R., W.L. Daniels, L.W. Zelazny and M.L. Jackson. 2001. Evaluation of leachates from coal refuse blended with fly ash at different rates. J. Env. Qual. 30:1382-1391. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2001.3041382x

Stolt, M.H., M.H. Genthner, W.L. Daniels, and V.A. Groover. 2001. Spatial variability in palustrine wetlands. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:527-535. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2001.652527x

Daniels, W.L., R.S. Li, and B.R. Stewart. 2000. Influence of liming and topsoil on vegetative growth and leaching potentials of acid coal refuse. Trans. Soc. Min. Metall. Explor. 308: 25-31. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338656137_Influence_of_liming_and_topsoil_on_vegetative_growth_and_leaching_potentials_of_acid_coal_refuse_Trans_Soc_Min_Metall_Explor_308_25-31

Dias, L.E., J.Q.P. Fernandez, N.F. de Barros, R.F. de Novais, É.J. de Moraes, and W.L. Daniels. 2000. Availability of phosphorus in a Brazilian Oxisol cultivated with eucalyptus after nine years as influenced by P-fertilizer source, rate and placement. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 31(7/8): 837-848. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103620009370481

Stolt, M.H., M.H. Genthner, W.L. Daniels, V.A. Groover, S.M. Nagle, and K.C. Haering. 2000. Comparison of soil and other environmental conditions in constructed and adjacent palustrine reference wetlands. Wetlands 20(4): 671-683. https://doi.org/10.1672/0277-5212(2000)020[0671:COSAOE]2.0.CO;2

Evanylo, G.K., and W.L. Daniels. 1999. Paper mill sludge composting and compost utilization. Compost Sci. Util. 7(2):30 39.  https://doi.org/10.1080/1065657X.1999.10701961  

Whittecar, G.R. and W. L. Daniels. 1999. Use of hydrogeomorphic concepts to design created wetlands in southeastern Virginia. Geomorphology 31: 355-371. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0169-555X(99)00081-1

Stewart, B.R., W.L. Daniels and M.L. Jackson. 1997. Evaluation of leachate quality from codisposed coal fly ash and coal refuse. J. Environ. Qual. 26: 1417-1424. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq1997.00472425002600050031x

Howard, J.L., D.F. Amos, and W.L. Daniels. 1995. Micromorphology and dissolution of quartz sand in some exceptionally ancient soils. Sediment. Geol. 105: 51-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/0037-0738(95)00133-6

Li, R.S., and W.L. Daniels. 1994. Nitrogen accumulation and form over time in young mine soils. J. Environ. Qual. 23:166-172. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq1994.00472425002300010026x

Luna, J., V. Allen, J. Fontenot, W.L. Daniels, D. Vaughan, S. Hagood, D. Taylor, and C. Laub. 1994. Whole farm systems research: An integrated crop and livestock systems comparison study. Am. J. Altern. Agric. 9:57-63. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/231878747_Whole_farm_systems_research_An_integrated_crop_and_livestock_systems_comparison_study

Haering, K.C., W.L. Daniels, and J.A. Roberts. 1993. Changes in mine soil properties resulting from overburden weathering. J. Environ. Qual. 22:194-200 https://doi.org/200.10.2134/jeq1993.00472425002200010026x

Howard, J.L., D.F. Amos and W.L. Daniels. 1993. Alluvial soil chronosequence in the Inner Coastal Plain, Central Virginia. Quat. Res. 39:201-213. https://doi.org/10.1006/qres.1993.1023

Daniels, W.L., J.R. McKenna, and J.C. Parker. 1992. Development of a B.S. degree program in environmental science. J. Nat. Resour. Life Sci. Educ. 21:70-74. https://www.agronomy.org/files/publications/nse/pdfs/jnr021/021-01-0070.pdf

Stewart, B.R. and W.L. Daniels. 1992. Physical and chemical properties of coal refuse from southwest Virginia. J. Environ. Qual. 21:635-642. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq1992.00472425002100040018x

Mustafa, G., T. A. Dillaha, S. C. Sarin, W. L. Daniels and S. Mostaghimi. 1990. Revegetation of reclaimed mine soils under weather uncertainty: A stochastic dynamic optimization approach. Resour. Manage. Optim. 8:15-30. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338717203_Revegetation_of_reclaimed_mine_soils_under_weather_uncertainty_A_stochastic_dynamic_optimization_approach_Resour_Manage_Optim_815-30

Torbert, J.L., J. A. Burger and W. L. Daniels. 1990. Pine growth variation associated with overburden rock type on a reclaimed surface mine in Virginia. J. Environ. Qual. 19(1):88-92. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq1990.00472425001900010011x

Bell, J. C., W. L. Daniels, and C. E. Zipper. 1989. The practice of “approximate original contour” in the central Appalachians: I. Slope stability and erosion control. Landscape and Urban Plan. 18:127-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/0169-2046(89)90004-2

Zipper, C. E., W. L. Daniels, and J. C. Bell. 1989. Approximate original contour reclamation: An alternative in steep slope terrains. J. Soil Water Cons. 44(4):279 283. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/279646866_Approximate_original_contour_reclamation_An_alternative_in_steep_slope_terrains

Zipper, C. E., W. L. Daniels, and J. C. Bell. 1989. The practice of “approximate original contour” in the central Appalachians: II. Economic and environmental consequences of an alternative. Landscape and Urban Plan. 18:139-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/0169-2046(89)90005-4

Moss, S.A., J.A. Burger and W.L. Daniels. 1989. Pitch X loblolly pine growth in organically amended mine soils. J. Environ. Qual. 18:110-115. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq1989.00472425001800010020x

Wolf, D.D., D.J. Parrish, W.L. Daniels and J.R. McKenna. 1989. No-till establishment of perennial warm season grasses for biomass production. Biomass 20: 209-217. https://doi.org/10.1016/0144-4565(89)90061-9

Daniels, W. L., and R. D. Wright. 1988. Cation exchange properties of pine bark growing media. J. Am. Soc. Hortic. Sci. 113 (4):557-560 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/338717630_Cation_exchange_properties_of_pine_bark_growing_media

Howard, J. L., D. F. Amos, and W. L. Daniels. 1988. Phosphorus and potassium relationships in southwestern Virginia mine spoils. J. Environ. Qual. 17(4) 695-671. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq1988.00472425001700040029x

Roberts, J. A., W. L. Daniels, J. C. Bell, and J. A. Burger. 1988. Early stages of mine soil genesis in a SW Virginia mine spoil lithosequence. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 52:716-723. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj1988.03615995005200030023x

Roberts, J. A., W. L. Daniels, J. C. Bell, and J. A. Burger. 1988. Early stages of mine soil genesis as affected by topsoiling and organic amendments. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 52:730-738. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj1988.03615995005200030025x

Roberts, J. A., W. L. Daniels, J. C. Bell, and D. C. Martens. 1988. Tall fescue production and nutrient status on southwest Virginia mine soils. J. Environ. Qual. 17:55-62. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq1988.00472425001700010008x

Daniels, W. L., C. J. Everett, and L. W. Zelazny. 1987. Virgin hardwood forest soils of the southern Appalachian Mountains: I. Soil morphology and geomorphology. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51: 722-729.  https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj1987.03615995005100030029x

Daniels, W. L., L. W. Zelazny, and C. J. Everett. 1987. Virgin hardwood forest soils of the southern Appalachian Mountains: II. Weathering, mineralogy, and chemical properties. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51: 730-738.  https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj1987.03615995005100030030x

Daniels, W. L., and D. F. Amos. 1985. Generating productive topsoil substitutes from hard rock overburden in the southern Appalachians. Environ. Geochem. Health 7:8-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01875045

Daniels, W. L., D. F. Amos, and J. C. Baker. 1983. The influence of forest and pasture on the genesis of a humid temperate region Ultisol. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 47:560 566. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj1983.03615995004700030033x