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Hari Pant

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Wang, J., and Pant, H.K. (2010) Enzymatic hydrolysis of organic phosphorus in river bed sediments. Ecological Engineering 36:963-968.
  • Wang, J., and Pant, H.K. (2010) Phosphorus sorption characteristics of the Bronx River bed sediments. Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. doi: 10.3184/095422910X12827492153851
  • Wang, J., and Pant, H.K. (2010) Assessments of potential spatial-temporal variations in phosphorus distribution and fractionation in river bed sediments. CLEAN- Soil, Air and Water (accepted).
  • Pant, H.K. (2009) A preliminary study on estimating exta-cellular nitrate reductase activities in estuarine systems. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 392:1-11.
  • Huang, S. and H.K. Pant (2009) Nitrogen transformation in wetlands and marshes. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment 7:946-954.
  • Wang, J., Pant, H.K.  2009. Identification of organic phosphorus compounds in the Bronx River bed sediments by phosphorus-31 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Environ. Monit. Assess. DOI 10.1007/s10661-009-1280-3.
  • Huang, S. and H.K. Pant, J. Lu (2008) Nitrous oxide emission in non-flooding period from fallow paddy soils. Journal of Environmental Sciences 20:1335-1340.
  • Pant, H.K. (2007) Nonlinear effects of climate change on phosphorus stability in wetlands: concept and estimation Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment 5:295-301.
  • Pant, H.K. (2007) Phosphatase. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 10th Edition, the McGraw-Hill Companies, N.Y., NY.
  • Huang, S. H.K. Pant, J. Lu (2007) Effects of water regimes on nitrous oxide emission from soils. Ecological Engineering 31:9-15.
  • S.A. Furlan, and H.K. Pant (2005) General properties of enzymes. In: A. Pandey, C. Webb, and C. Larroche (eds.), Enzyme Technology. Springer Verlag/Asiatech Publishers, Inc, p 11-35.
  • Pant, H.K., M.B. Adjei, and J.E. Rechcigl (2004) Agricultural catchments and water quality: a phosphorus enigma. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment 2:355-358.
  • Pant, H.K., P. Mislevy, and J.E. Rechcigl (2004) Effects of phosphorus and potassium on forage nutritive value and quantity: environmental implications. Agronomy Journal 96:1299-1305.
  • Pant, H.K, M.B. Adjei, J.M. Scholberg, C.G. Chambliss, and J.E. Rechcigl (2004) Forage production and phosphorus phytoremediation in manure-impacted soils. Agronomy Journal 96:1780-1786.
  • Pant, H.K., J.E. Rechcigl, and M.B. Adjei (2003) Carbon sequestration in wetlands: concept and estimation. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment 1:308-313.
  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (2003) Potential internal loading of phosphorus in a wetland constructed in agricultural land. Water Research 37:965-972.
  • Pant, H.K., K.R. Reddy, and F. E. Dierberg, (2002) Bioavailability of organic phosphorus in a submerged aquatic vegetation-dominated treatment wetland. Journal of Environmental Quality 31:1748-1756.
  • Pant, H.K., V.D. Nair, K.R. Reddy, D.A. Graetz, and R.R. Villapando (2002) Influence of flooding on phosphorus mobility in manure-impacted soil. Journal of Environmental Quality 31:1399-1405.
  • Pant, H.K., K.R. Reddy, and R.M. Spechler (2002) Phosphorus retention in soils from a prospective constructed wetland site: environmental implications. Soil Science 167:607-615.
  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (2001) Phosphorus sorption characteristics of estuarine sediments under different redox conditions. Journal of Environmental Quality 30:1474-1480.
  • Pant, H.K., K.R. Reddy and E. Lemon (2001) Phosphorus retention capacity of root bed media of sub-surface flow constructed wetlands. Ecological Engineering 17:345-355.
  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (2001) Hydrologic influence on stability of organic phosphorus in wetland detritus. Journal of Environmental Quality 30:668-674.
  • Pant, H.K., and P.R. Warman (2000) Phosphorus release from soils upon exposure to ultra-violet light. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 31:321-329.
  • Pant, H.K., and P.R. Warman (2000) Enzymatic hydrolysis of soil organic phosphorus by immobilized phosphatases. Biology and Fertility of Soils 30:306-311.
  • Pant, H.K., P.R. Warman and J. Novak (1999) Identification of soil organic phosphorus by 31P Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 30:757-772.
  • Pant, H.K., A.C. Edwards and D. Vaughan (1994) Extraction, molecular fractionation and enzyme degradation of organically associated phosphorus in soil solutions. Biology and Fertility of Soils 17: 196-200.
  • Pant, H.K., D. Vaughan and A.C. Edwards (1994) Molecular size distribution and enzymatic degradation of organic phosphorus in root exudates of spring barley. Biology and Fertility of Soils 18: 285-290.

Proceedings

  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (2000) Potential internal loading of phosphorus in constructed wetlands. Vol. 1, pp 223-230. 7th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, November 11-16, 2000, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.
  • Proceedings of the International Workshop on Sustainable Development and Conservation: the Role of the King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation. Pant, H.K. (1995) (Ed.), January 23-24, 1995, Kathmandu, Nepal, pp 145.

Invited Speaker (Presentations)

  • H.K. Pant (2009) for  a special session on Sources, Cycling and Effects of Nutrients in Aquatic Systems. The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 14-18, 2009.
  • H.K. Pant (2009) Hydro-climatic changes: potential response of phosphorus dynamic in aquatic systems. Montclair State University CSAM Sustainability Seminar Series, February 17, 2009.
  • H.K. Pant (2008) Hydro-climatic changes: potential effects on nutrient dynamics in wetlands. Symposiumentitled on Restored and Created Wetland Functions under Extreme Climate Events, Annual National/International Meeting of Soil Science Society of America, Houston, TX, October 5-9, 2008.
  • H.K. Pant (2004) Invited speaker at Biology Department at Lehman College of the City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA, November 1, 2004. 

Scientific/Professional Presentations

  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2010) Phosphorus bioavailability estimation in the water columns of the Bronx River. National/International Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C., April 14-18, 2010 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2010) Assessment of bioavailability of phosphorus in river bed sediments. Ninth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, the City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 5, 2010 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2009) Assessments of spatial-temporal variations in phosphorus pools and mineralization in the Bronx River bed sediments. SUITMA (Soils of Urban, Industrial, Traffic, Mining, and Military Areas). The 5th International Conference. , the City University of New York, the Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, September 20-25, 2009 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2009) Enzymatic hydrolysis of organic phosphorus in river bed sediments. National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 14-18, 2009 (poster presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2009) Impacts of land use on phosphorus transport in the Bronx River, New York City, NY. National/International Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 22-27, 2007 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2009) Phosphorus pools and their bioavailability in the Bronx River waters. Eighth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, the City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 6, 2009 (poster presentation).
  • J. Wang, and H.K. Pant (2009) Relative composition of various phosphorus compounds in the river sediments as estimated by 31P NMR. Eighth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, the City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 6, 2009 (poster presentation).
  • Pant, H.K. (2008) Phosphorus and water quality paradox. National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2008 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2008) Bronx River bed sediments phosphorus pool and phosphorus compound identification. National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2008 (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K. (2008) Global warming and water issues. Seventh Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 7, 2008 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2008) Hydro-climatic changes and phosphorus transport in the aquatic systems. Seventh Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 7, 2008 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2008) Phosphorus dynamics in the Bronx River. Seventh Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 7, 2008 (poster presentation).
  • Pant, H.K. (2008) Fossil fuels and global warming. Focus the Nation” National Teach-In on Global Warming at Lehman College, City University of New York January 31st, 2008
  • Pant, H.K. (2007) Hydro-climatic Changes: Potential Non-linear Responses of Phosphorus Dynamic in Aquatic/Semi-aquatic Systems. National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 10-14, 2007 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2007) Phosphorus Sorption Characteristics of the Bronx River Bed Sediments. National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 10-14, 2007 (oral presentation).
  • McHugh, C.M., M.H. Cormier, H.K. Pant, J. Varekamp, P. Marchese, T. Charles, W. Vargas, A. Balbas, and J. Boteju (2007) History of contamination and coastal hazards in Western Long Island Sound, N.Y. National/International Meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 10-14, 2007 (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K. (2007) Enzymatic activities: water quality paradigm. International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology, Regional Research Laboratory, CSIR, Trivandrum, India, November 26-29, 2007 (Invited Speaker).
  • Pant, H.K. (2007) Phosphorus management and water quality restoration. Sixth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 2, 2007 (oral presentation).
  • Wang, J., and H.K. Pant (2007) Phosphorus sorption characteristics of the sediments in the Bronx River. Sixth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 2, 2007 (poster  presentation).
  • Charles, T. H.K. Pant, C. McHugh, and M-H. Comier (2007) Organic Matter Distribution in the Sediment Profiles of Long Island Sound. Fourteenth Conference on Geology of Long Island and Metropolitan New York, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, April 14, 2007 (poster presentation).
  • Charles, T. H.K. Pant, C. McHugh, and M-H. Comier (2007) Spatial and Temporal Variability in Organic Carbon Distribution in the Sediments of Western Long Island Sound, New York. Tenth Annual Urban University Conference, City College of the City University of New York, 138 Street and Convent Avenue, New York, New York, April 27-28, 2007 (poster presentation).
  • Pant, H.K. (2006) Fossil fuels: how long will they last? Energy and Environmental Sustainability: Science, Engineering and Public policy, CUNY Sustainability Conference, the Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY, December 8, 2006 (oral presentation). 
  • Huang, S.H., and H.K. Pant (2006) Effects of some key Factors on emissions of nitrous oxide in paddy fields. Fifth Annual Nature, Ecology & Society Colloquium, Our Ecological Footprint – CUNY and Beyond, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, March 3, 2006 (poster presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., M.B. Adjei, and J.E. Rechcigl (2004) Eutrophication: legacy of, or legitimacy for agricultural prosperity. Florida Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Orlando, FL, USA March 12, 2004 (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., P. Mislevy, and J.E. Rechcigl (2003) Effects of phosphorus and potassium on forage nutritive values and quantity: environmental implications. American Society of Agronomy Annual meeting, November 2-7, 2003, Denver, Colorado, USA (poster presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., M.B. Adjei, and J.E. Rechcigl (2003) Agricultural catchments and water quality: a phosphorus enigma. pp 50-54. Visiting the past, evaluating the present and planning the future, 2003 University of Florida, IFAS, RCREC Field Day, May 15, 2003, Ona, FL, USA (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., K.R. Reddy, F. E. Dierberg, and T.A. DeBusk (2001) Phosphorus mobilization process in waters of stormwater treatment areas of the Everglades Nutrient Removal Project. 7th International Symposium on Biogeochemistry of Wetlands, June 17-20, 2001, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (2000) Potential internal loading of phosphorus in constructed wetlands. 7th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, November 11-16, 2000, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., V.D. Nair, K.R. Reddy and D.A. Graetz (2000) Phosphorus retention-release potential of impacted soils. Wetland Section, American Society of Agronomy Annual meeting, November 5-9, 2000, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (1999) Hydrologic influence on stability of organic phosphorus in detritus of wetlands. 6th Symposium on Biogeochemistry of Wetlands, July 11-14, 1999, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (1998) Phosphorus adsorption and desorption characteristics of estuarine sediments. Wetland Section, American Society of Agronomy annual meeting, October 18-22, 1998. Baltimore, MD, USA (oral presentation).
  • Pant, H.K., P.R. Warman, J. Novak and B. Freedman (1997) Characterization of soil organic phosphorus by 31P NMR Spectroscopy. Agricultural Institutes of Canada, Annual meeting Proceedings of Canadian Soil Science Society, August 17-20, 1997. Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada (oral presentation).

Reports

  • Pant, H.K., and M.B. Adjei (2004) Phosphorus management in south Florida pastures. The Florida Cattlemen and Livestock Journal, Ona Report, October Issue.
  • Pant, H.K., and M.B. Adjei (2004) Phosphorus phytoremediation. Range Cattle REC Newsletter, University of Florida, IFAS, 7(2):7-9.
  • Pant, H.K. and K.R. Reddy (2002) Effects of dredging and re-suspension on phosphorus flux from the Lake Okeechobee sediments. Submitted to South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL, USA.
  • Pant, H.K., K.R. Reddy, and W.G. Harris (2001) Phosphorus sorption characteristics of the Lake Okeechobee basin soils. Submitted to the United States Geological Survey Okeechobee, Florida, USA.
  • Pant, H.K., and K.R. Reddy (2001) Influence of consolidation of accreted organic matter on phosphorus retention. A partial report submitted to City of Orlando, Public Works Department, Bureau of Wastewater, Christmas, Florida, USA.
  • Pant, H.K., K.R. Reddy, F. E. Dierberg, and T.A. DeBusk (2000) Phosphorus mobilization process in waters of stormwater treatment areas of the Everglades Nutrient Removal Project. Submitted to South Florida Water Management District/DB Environmental Laboratory, West Palm Beach, FL, USA.
  • Reddy, K.R., D.A. Graetz, H.K. Pant and V.D. Nair (2000) Phosphorus retention-release characteristics of soils from Newcomer and New Palm Dairies, Okeechobee, Florida. Submitted to South Florida Water Management District/Stanley Consultants Inc. Muscatine, IA, USA.
  • Reddy, K.R., M.M. Fisher and H.K. Pant (1999) Indian River Lagoon hydrodynamics and water quality model: nutrient storage and transformations in sediments. Submitted to St. John’s River Water Management District, Palatka, Florida, USA.

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