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Gore, S. Renforth, P., Perkins, RThe potential environmental response to increasing ocean alkalinity for negative emissions. (2018) Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. [link]


Mayes, W.M., Riley, A.L., Gomes H.I., Brabham, P., Hamlyn, J., Pullin H., Renforth P.  Atmospheric CO2 sequestration in iron and steel slag: Consett, Co. Durham, UK. (2018) Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 14, 7892-7900 [link]


P.B. Kelemen, R. Aines, E. Bennett, S.M. Benson, E. Carter, J.A. Coggon, J.C. de Obeso, O. Evans, G. Gadikota, G.M. Dipple, M. Godard, M. Harris, J.A. Higgins, K.T.M. Johnson, F. Kourim, R. Lafay, S. Lambart, C.E. Manning, J.M. Matter, K. Michibayashi, T. Morishita, J. Noël, K. Okazaki, P. Renforth, B. Robinson, H. Savage, R. Skarbek, M.W. Spiegelman, E. Takazawa, D. Teagle, J.L. Urai, J. Wilcox,

In situ carbon mineralization in ultramafic rocks: Natural processes and possible engineered methods. (2018) Energy Procedia, 146, 92-102,

doi: /10.1016/j.egypro.2018.07.013. [link]



Renforth, P., Henderson, G.M. Assessing ocean alkalinity for carbon sequestration. (2017) Reviews of Geophysics. 55, doi:10.1002/2016RG000533. [link]


Montserrat F., Renforth P., Hartman, J.,  Leermakers M., Knops P., Meysman F.J.R. Olivine Dissolution in Seawater: Implications for CO2 Sequestration through Enhanced Weathering in Coastal Environments. (2017) Environmental Science and Technology. 51(7) 3960-3972 doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05942 [link]



Hermoso, M. Minoletti, F.,; Aloisi, G.; Bonifacie, M.; McClelland, H., Labourdette, N; Renforth, P., Chaduteau, C., Rickaby, R. (2016) An explanation for the 18O excess in Noelaerhabdaceae coccolith calcite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 189 132-142. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.06.016 [link]



Renforth, P. (2015) Editorial Special Issue: From Research to Practice Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers –. Civil Engineering 168, 2. doi: 10.1680/cien.2015.168.6.2 [link]


Renforth, P. Pogge von Strandmann P., Henderson G.M. (2015) The dissolution of olivine added to soil columns: implication for enhanced weathering, Applied Geochemistry 61 109–118. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.05.016 [link]


Washbourne, C-L., Lopez-Capel, E., Renforth, P., Ascough P. L., Manning, D.A.C. (2015) Rapid removal of atmospheric CO2 by urban soils, Environmental Science and Technology, 49 (9) 5434-5440. doi: 10.1021/es505476d [link]



Moosdorf, N., Renforth, P., Hartmann, J. (2014) Global potential of enhanced natural weathering on land as carbon management procedure. Environmental Science and Technology 48 (9), 4809-4816 doi: 10.1021/es4052022 [link]


Renforth, P. (2014) Editorial Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Civil Engineering 167 1 2



Renforth, P. Jenkins, B.G., Kruger, T. (2013) Engineering challenges of ocean liming. Energy 60 442-452 doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2013.08.006 [link]


Burke, I.T., Peakcock, C.L., Lockwood, C.L., Stewart, D.I. Mortimer, R.J.G., Ward, M. Renforth, P., Gruiz, K., Mayes, W.M. (2013) Behaviour of aluminium, arsenic and vanadium during the neutralisation of red mud leachate by HCl, gypsum, or seawater. Environmental Science and Technology 47 (12) 6527-6535 doi: 10.1021/es4010834 [link]


Manning, D.A.C., Renforth, P., Lopez-Capel, E. Robertson, S. (2013) Carbonate precipitation in artificial soils produced from ‘wastes’: an opportunity for passive carbon sequestration. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 47 (1) 135-141 doi: 10.1021/es4010834 [link]


Renforth P., and Kruger T. (2013). Coupling industrial carbon mineralisation and ocean liming. Energy and Fuels. 27 (8) 4199-4207 doi:10.1021/ef302030w [link]


Hartmann, J. West, J. Renforth, P. Köhler, P. De La Rocha, C. Wolf-Gladrow, D. Dürr, H. Scheffran, J. Enhanced Chemical Weathering – as a sink for Carbon Dioxide, a Nutrient Source and a Strategy to Mitigate Ocean Acidification. Reviews of Geophysics 51 (2) 113-149. doi : 10.1002/rog.20004 [link]


DeJong, J.T., Soga, K.S., Kavazanjian, E., Burns, S., van Paassen, L., Fragaszy, R., Al Qabany, A., Aydilek, A., Bang, S.S., Burbank, M., Caslake, L., Chen, C.Y., Cheng, X., Chu, J., Ciurli, S., Fauriel, S., Filet, A.E., Hamdan, N., Hata, T., Inagaki, Y., Jefferis, S., Kuo, M., Larrahondo, J., Manning, D., Martinez, B., Mortensen, B., Nelson, D., Palomino, A., Renforth, P., Santamarina, J.C., Seagren, E.A., Tanyu, B., Tsesarsky, M., Weaver, T. (2013) Biogeochemical Processes and Geotechnical Applications: Progress, Opportunities, and Challenges. Geotechnique. 63 (4) 287 – 301 doi: 10.1680/geot.SIP13.P.017 [link]


Manning, D.A.C., Renforth, P. (2013) Passive sequestration of atmospheric CO2 through coupled plant-mineral reactions. Environmental Science and Technology. 47 (1), 135–141. doi: 10.1021/es301250j [link]



Renforth, P. (2012) The potential of enhanced weathering in the UK. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 10. 1-15. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.06.011 [link]


Washbourne, C-L., Renforth, P., Manning, D.A.C. (2012) Investigating carbonate formation in urban soils as a method for atmospheric carbon capture and storage. Science of the Total Environment. 431, 166-175. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.05.037. [link]


Renforth, P., Mayes, W.M., Jarvis, A.P., Burke, I.T., Manning, D.A.C. and Gruiz, K. (2012) Contaminant mobility and carbon sequestration downstream of the Ajka (Hungary) red mud spill: the effects of gypsum dosing. Science of the Total Environment. 421-422, 253-259. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.01.046. [link]



Renforth, P., Manning, D. A. C. (2011) ‘Laboratory carbonation of artificial silicate gels enhanced by citrate: implications for engineered pedogenic carbonate formation’, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 5 1578-1586. doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2011.09.001 [link]


Renforth, P., Washbourne, C-L., Taylder, J., Manning, D. A. C. (2011) ‘Silicate production and availability for mineral carbonation’, Environmental Science and Technology, 45, (6) 2035-2041 doi: 10.1021/es103241w [link]


Renforth, P., Edmondson J., Leake J.R., Gaston K.J., Manning, D. A. C. (2011) ‘Designing a carbon capture function into urban soils’, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Urban Design and Planning, 164 (2). doi: 10.1680/udap.2011.164.2.121 [link]


Renforth, P. Mineral carbonation in soils: Engineering the soil carbon sink. (2011) PhD Thesis, Newcastle University. http://hdl.handle.net/10443/1216



Renforth, P., Manning, D. A. C. and Lopez-Capel, E. (2009) ‘Carbonate precipitation in artificial soils as a sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide’, Applied Geochemistry, 24, 1757-1764. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2009.05.005 [link]


Manning, D. A. C., Lopez-Capel, E. and Renforth, P. (2009) ‘Growth of the soil’, Geoscientist, January 19.1


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