• The University of Western Australia (M087), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 2.11, Myers St bldg

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 678 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
19952018
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Research Output 1995 2018

  • 678 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 40 Article
  • 6 Conference paper
  • 4 Doctoral Thesis
2018
1 Citations

From source to sink: Rare-earth elements trace the legacy of sulfuric dredge spoils on estuarine sediments

Xu, N., Morgan, B. & Rate, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 637-638, p. 1537-1549

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dredge spoil
estuarine sediments
rare earth elements
Dredges
estuarine sediment
File
dredge spoil
drain
mineralogy
rare earth element
geochemistry
Geochemistry
Sediments
Contamination
geochemistry
Wetlands
1 Citations

Scanning and transmission analytical electron microscopy (STEM-EDX) can identify structural forms of lead by mapping of clay crystals

Batista, A. H., Melo, V. F., Rate, A. W., Gilkes, R. J., Saunders, M. & Dodd, A., 15 Jan 2018, In : Geoderma. 310, p. 191-200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electron microscopy
transmission electron microscopy
crystals
X-radiation
scanning electron microscopy
2017
2 Citations

Application of high-resolution Mobile Metal Ion (MMI) soil geochemistry to archaeological investigations: An example from a Roman metal working site, Somerset, United Kingdom

Sylvester, G. C., Mann, A. W., Rate, A. W. & Wilson, C. A., 1 Sep 2017, In : Geoarchaeology. 32, 5, p. 563-574 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal working
Geochemistry
geochemistry
metal ions
United Kingdom
1 Citations

More aggressive sequential extraction procedure to access stable forms of Pb and As in clay minerals of soils

Hulmann Batista, A., de Frietas Melo, V., Rate, A., Uhlmann, A. & Gilkes, R., Oct 2017, In : Applied Clay Science. 147, p. 44-53 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Clay minerals
clay mineral
arsenic
Soils
2 Citations

The geochemistry of calcareous forest soils in Sulaimani Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Rate, A. W. & Sheikh-Abdullah, S. M., 1 Mar 2017, In : Geoderma. 289, p. 54-65 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
geochemistry
calcareous soil
calcareous soils
weathering
2016
3 Citations
heavy mineral
clay soil
Heavy metals
acid digestion
Clay
2015
6 Citations

Spatial and temporal distribution of Au and other trace elements in an estuary using the diffusive gradients in thin films technique and grab sampling

Lucas, A. R., Salmon, U., Rate, A., Larsen, S. & Kilminster, K., 15 Dec 2015, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 171, p. 156-173 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trace Elements
Estuaries
temporal distribution
estuary
trace element
2014
13 Citations

Geochemistry of major and trace elements and Pb-Sr isotopes of a weathering profile developed on the Lower Cambrian black shales in central Hunan, China

Peng, B., Rate, A., Song, Z., Yu, C., Tang, X., Xie, S., Tu, X. & Tan, C., 2014, In : Applied Geochemistry. 51, p. 191-203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weathering profile
Geochemistry
Trace Elements
Weathering
Trace elements
4 Citations
Groundwater
Thin films
groundwater
Gels
Metalloids
4 Citations

Reactive transport controls on sandy acid sulfate soils and impacts on shallow groundwater quality

Salmon, U., Rate, A., Rengel, Z., Appleyard, S., Prommer, H. & Hinz, C., 2014, In : Water Resources Research. 50, 6, p. 4924-4952

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acid sulfate soil
reactive transport
pyrite
groundwater
acidification
2013

Development of the diffusive gradients in thin films technique for geochemical exploration of gold

Lucas, A., 2013, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

File
gold
activated carbon
groundwater
soil
precious metal
2012
23 Citations

Enrichment and fractionation of rare earth elements in FeS- and organic-rich estuarine sediments receiving acid sulfate soil drainage

Morgan, B., Rate, A., Burton, E. D. & Smirk, M., 2012, In : Chemical Geology. 308-309, p. 60-73

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations

Iron monosulfide enrichment and the presence of organosulfur in eutrophic estuarine sediments

Morgan, B., Burton, E. D. & Rate, A., 2012, In : Chemical Geology. 296-297, p. 119-130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations
File
estuarine sediment
rare earth element
geochemistry
sulfur
trace element
File
regolith
rare earth element
weathering
mineral
phosphate
13 Citations
28 Citations

Water chemistry and nutrient release during the resuspension of FeS-rich sediments in a eutrophic estuarine system

Morgan, B., Rate, A. & Burton, E. D., 2012, In : Science of the Total Environment. 432, p. 47-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
10 Citations
2010
2 Citations

Formation of soil geochemical anomalies by plant uptake of trace elements

Rate, A. & Ma, Y., 2010, Soil Solutions for a Changing World. Gilkes, R. & Prakongkep, N. (eds.). Brisbane, Australia ed. Australia: International Union of Soil Sciences, Vol. 2.2.1, p. 86-89

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Geochemical mass-balance in intensely weathered soils, Darling Range, Western Australia

Du, L., Rate, A. & Gee, M., 2010, Soil Solutions for a Changing World. Gilkes, R. & Prakongkep, N. (eds.). Brisbane, Australia ed. Australia: International Union of Soil Sciences, Vol. 1.3.1, p. 35-38

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Marine disposal of monosulfide from a eutrophic estuary system and the impact on water chemistry

Morgan, B., Rate, A., Burton, E. & Sullivan, L., 2010, Soil Solutions for a Changing World. Gilkes, R. & Prakongkep, N. (eds.). Brisbane, Australia ed. Australia: International Union of Soil Sciences, Vol. WG3.1, p. 80-83

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

8 Citations

Organic Substrates in Bioremediation of Acidic Saline Drainage Waters by Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria

Santini, T. C., Degens, B. P. & Rate, A., 2010, In : Water Air and Soil Pollution. 209, 1-4, p. 251-268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioremediation
sulfate-reducing bacterium
drainage water
bioremediation
Drainage
9 Citations

Systematic evaluation of bulk cyanide leach (BCL) parameters affecting extractability of metals from soils

Rate, A., Vidot, J., Hamon, R. E., Radford, N. W., Griffin, W. J., Bettenay, L. F. & Gilkes, R., 2010, In : Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis. 10, p. 189-198

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
4 Citations
Trace Elements
biota
soil surface
trace element
Soils
2007
5 Citations

Metals adsorbed to charcoal are not identifiable by sequential extraction

Ma, Y. & Rate, A., 2007, In : Environmental Chemistry. 4, 1, p. 26-34

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Charcoal
charcoal
Metals
Trace Elements
metal
2005

Assessment of different carbon sources and delivery techniques to promote an in situ reactive zone for bioprecipitation of metals in groundwater

Patterson, B. M., Ma, Y., Grassi, M. E., Robertson, B. S., Davis, G. B., Lipman, M., Rhodes, S., Mckinley, A. & Rate, A., 2005, Permeable Reactive Barriers. Boshoff, G. A. & Bone, B. D. (eds.). Belfast, Northern Ireland ed. Wallingford, UK: International Association of Hydrological Sciences Press, Vol. 298, p. 97-104

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

22 Citations

Heavy Metals in the Environment: Desorption Kinetics of Arsenate from Kaolinite as Influenced by pH

Quaghebeur, M., Rate, A., Hinz, C. & Rengel, Z., 2005, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 34, 2, p. 479-486

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kaolinite
arsenate
Heavy metals
kaolinite
Desorption
2004
44 Citations

Application of biosolids in mineral sands mine rehabilitation: use of stockpiled topsoil decreases trace element uptake by plants

Rate, A., Lee, K. M. & French, P. A., 2004, In : Bioresource Technology. 91, 3, p. 223-231

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
Trace Elements
Trace elements
Patient rehabilitation

Calibration of the substrate induced respiration and selective inhibition techniques for fungal bacterial ratios in Western Australian soils

Kalideen, H., Rate, A. & Abbott, L., 2004, Supersoils 2004. Singh, B. (ed.). University of Sydney ed. Sydney: The Regional Institute Ltd, Vol. 1, p. 1-6

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

52 Citations

Geochemical indices allow estimation of heavy metal background concentrations in soils

Hamon, R. E., Mclaughlin, M. J., Gilkes, R., Rate, A., Zarcinas, B., Robertson, A. OTHERUW., Cozens, G., Radford, N. & Bettenay, L., 2004, In : Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 18, 1, p. online - approx 5-20pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heavy Metals
heavy metal
Soils
soil
Metals
7 Citations
iron oxides
desorption
silver
iron oxide
soil organic matter

Weathering of sulphide minerals at circum-neutral-pH in semi-arid/arid environments: influence of water content

Alarcon Leon, E., Rate, A., Hinz, C. & Campbell, G. D., 2004, Supersoils 2004. Singh, B. (ed.). University of Sydney ed. Sydney: The Regional Institute Ltd, Vol. 1, p. 1-7

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2003
8 Citations

Fractionation of trace elements in some non-agricultural Australian soils

Li, J., Rate, A. & Gilkes, R., 2003, In : Australian Journal of Soil Research. 41, 7, p. 1389-1402

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oxides
trace elements
fractionation
trace element
oxide
37 Citations
irrigation
wheat
genotype
subsoil
topsoil
2002
42 Citations

Adsorption of Au(I, III) complexes on Fe, Mn oxides and humic acid

Ran, Y., Fu, J., Rate, A. & Gilkes, R., 2002, In : Chemical Geology. 185, p. 33-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humic Substances
humic acid
Oxides
oxide
birnessite
58 Citations

Cadmium accumulation in agricultural soils in Western Australia

Mann, S. S., Rate, A. & Gilkes, R., 2002, In : Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 141, p. 281-297

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations
phosphorus fertilizers
Fertilizers
Phosphorus
Triticum
nitrates
13 Citations
Phosphorus
Triticum
Soil
Genotype
uptake mechanisms
33 Citations

Distribution of Heavy Metals in Near-Shore Sediments of the Swan River Estuary, Western Australia

Rate, A., Robertson, A. E. & Borg, A. T., 2000, In : Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 124, p. 155-168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999
7 Citations

Adsorption of Au(III) and Au(I) complexes on d-MnO2

Ran, Y., Fu, J., Gilkes, R. & Rate, A., 1999, In : Science in China SERIES D-EARTH SCIENCES. 42, 2, p. 172-181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1998
87 Citations

Cadmium and Cobalt Desorption Kinetics from Soil Clays: Effect of Sorption Period

Mclaren, R. G., Backes, C. A., Rate, A. & Swift, R. S., 1998, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 62, p. 332-337

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cobalt
clay soil
desorption
clay soils
sorption
4 Citations
furnaces
spectrophotometry
graphite
aluminum
spectroscopy
1997
32 Citations

Fate of nitrogen in pig slurry applied to a New Zealand pasture soil

Carey, P. L., Rate, A. & Cameron, K. C., 1997, In : Australian Journal of Soil Research. 35, p. 941-959

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pig manure
pig
slurry
pasture
pastures
1995
27 Citations

Fate of nitrogen in pig effluent applied to a shallow stony pasture soil

Cameron, K. C., Rate, A., Carey, P. L. & Smith, N. P., 1995, In : New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 38, p. 533-542

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pig
effluents
pasture
pastures
effluent