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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Sabine R. Goldberg

Soil Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A new soil test for quantitative measurement of available and adsorbed boron - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L. 2014. A new soil test for quantitative measurement of available and adsorbed boron. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78(2):480-485.
Surface complexation modeling Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Goldberg, S.R. 2013. Surface complexation modeling. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.05311-2.
Arsenate adsorption by unsaturated alluvial sediments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L. 2013. Arsenate adsorption by unsaturated alluvial sediments. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(3):782-791.
Modeling selenite adsorption envelopes on oxides, clay minerals, and soils using the triple layer model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R. 2013. Modeling selenite adsorption envelopes on oxides, clay minerals, and soils using the triple layer model. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(1):64-71.
Effects of soil hydraulic and transport parameter uncertainty on predictions of solute transport in large lysimeters Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skaggs, T.H., Suarez, D.L., Goldberg, S.R. 2013. Effects of soil hydraulic and transport parameter uncertainty on predictions of solute transport in large lysimeters. Vadose Zone Journal. doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0143.
Speciation of arsenic(III)/arsenic(V) and selenium(IV)/ selenium(VI) using coupled ion chromatography - hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry - (Book / Chapter)
Goldberg, S.R., Manning, B.A. 2014. Speciation of arsenic(III)/arsenic(V) and selenium(IV)/ selenium(VI) using coupled ion chromatography - hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry. In: DeLaune, R., et al. (eds). Methods in Biogeochemistry of Wetlands. Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America. p. 801-814.
Replicated lysimeter measurements of tracer transport in clayey soils: Effects of irrigation water salinity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skaggs, T.H., Suarez, D.L., Goldberg, S.R., Shouse, P.J. 2012. Replicated lysimeter measurements of tracer transport in clayey soils: Effects of irrigation water salinity. Agricultural Water Management. 110:84-93.
Role of organic matter on boron adsorption-desorption hysteresis of soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L. 2012. Role of organic matter on boron adsorption-desorption hysteresis of soils. Soil Science. 177(7):417-423.
Chemistry of trace elements in soils and groundwater - (Book / Chapter)
Deverel, S.J., Goldberg, S.R., Fujii, R. 2012. Chemistry of trace elements in soils and groundwater. In: Wallender, W.W. and Tanji, K.K., editors. ASCE Manual and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 71. Agricultural Salinity Assessment and Management (2nd Edition). ASCE, Reston, VA. Chapter 4. p. 89-137.
Distinguishing boron desorption from mineral dissolution in arid-zone soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L. 2011. Distinguishing boron desorption from mineral dissolution in arid-zone soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75(4)1317-1323.
In-situ ATR-FTIR and surface complexation modeling studies on the adsorption of dimethylarsenic acid and p-arsanilic acid on iron-(oxyhydr)oxides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mitchell, W., Goldberg, S.R., Al-Abadleh, H.A. 2011. In-situ ATR-FTIR and surface complexation modeling studies on the adsorption of dimethylarsenic acid and p-arsanilic acid on iron-(oxyhydr)oxides. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 358:534-540.
Release of native and amended boron from arid zone soils after varying incubation times - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L. 2011. Release of native and amended boron from arid zone soils after varying incubation times. Soil Science. 176(5):213-217.
Influence of soil solution cation composition on boron adsorption by soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L. 2011. Influence of soil solution cation composition on boron adsorption by soils. Soil Science. 176(2):80-83.
Chemical equilibrium and reaction modeling of arsenic and selenium in soils - (Book / Chapter)
Goldberg, S.R. 2011. Chemical equilibrium and reaction modeling of arsenic and selenium in soils In: Selim, M. editor. Dynamics and bioavailability of heavy metals in the rootzone. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis, CRC Press. p. 65-92.
Bromide Adsorption by Reference Minerals and Soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Kabengi, N.J. 2010. Bromide Adsorption by Reference Minerals and Soils. Vadose Zone Journal. 9:780-786.
Soil colloidal behavior Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Goldberg, S.R., Lebron, I., Seaman, J.C., Suarez, D.L. 2012. Soil colloidal behavior. In: P.M. Huang, Y. Li and M.E. Sumner (eds.) Handbook of Soil Sciences Properties and Processes (2nd Edition). CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. Boca Raton, FL. Chapter 15. pp: 15-1 - 15-39.
Competitive adsorption of molybdenum in the presence of phosphorus or sulfur on gibbsite Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R. 2010. Competitive adsorption of molybdenum in the presence of phosphorus or sulfur on gibbsite. Soil Science. 175(3):105-110.
Changes in spatial and temporal variability of SAR affected by shallow groundwater management of an irrigated field, California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shouse, P.J., Goldberg, S.R., Skaggs, T.H., Soppe, R.O., Ayars, J.E. 2010. Changes in spatial and temporal variability of SAR affected by shallow groundwater management of an irrigated field, California. Agricultural Water Management. 97(5):673-680.
Letter to the Editor - (Other)
Goldberg, S.R. 2009. Letter to the Editor. Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Bulletin. 83:1-2.
Influence of Soil Solution Salinity on Molybdenum Adsorption by Soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R. 2009. Influence of Soil Solution Salinity on Molybdenum Adsorption by Soils. Soil Science. 174(1):9-13.
Chemical modeling of Arsenic(III, V) and Selenium(IV, VI) adsorption by soils surrounding ash disposal facilities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Hyun, S., Lee, L.S. 2008. Chemical modeling of Arsenic(III, V) and Selenium(IV, VI) adsorption by soils surrounding ash disposal facilities. Vadose Zone Journal. 7(4):1231-1238.
Influence of soil solution salinity on boron adsorption by soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L., Shouse, P.J. 2008. Influence of soil solution salinity on boron adsorption by soils. Soil Science. Vol. 173:368-374.
Modeling adsorption of heavy metals and metlloids by soil components Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Goldberg, S.R., Criscenti, L.J. 2007. Modeling adsorption of heavy metals and metalloids by soil components. inL A. Violante, P.M. Huang and G. Stotzsky (editors) Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids in Soil Environments. J. Wiley & Sons, New York, NY. Chapter 6 pp: 215-264.
Predicting Selenite Adsorption by Soils Using Soil Chemical Parameters in the Constant Capacitance Model - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R., Lesch, S.M., Suarez, D.L. 2007. Predicting Selenite Adsorption by Soils Using Soil Chemical Parameters in the Constant Capacitance Model. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 91-9.
Adsorption-Desorption Processes in Subsurface Reactive Transport Modeling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Criscenti, L.J., Turner, D.R., Davis, J.A., Cantrell, K.J. 2007. Adsorption-desorption processes in subsurface reactive transport modeling. Vadose Zone Journal. Vol 6(3):407-435.
Predicting Selenite Adsorption by Soils Using Soil Chemical Parameters in the Constant Capacitance Model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Lesch, S.M., Suarez, D.L. 2007. Predicting Selenite Adsorption by Soils Using Soil Chemical Parameters in the Constant Capacitance Model. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 71:5750-5762.
Molybdenum Adsorption by Volcanic Italian Soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Scalera, E., Adamo, P. 2008. Molybdenum adsorption by volcanic italian soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. Vol 39:693-706
Predicting Boron, Molybdenum, Selenium, and Arsenic Adsorption in Soil Systems - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R. 2007. Predicting Boron, Molybdenum, Selenium, and Arsenic Adsorption in Soil Systems. 2007 Salinity/Drainage Conference March 28, 2007.
Mechanism of Molybdenum Adsorption on Soils and Soil Minerals Evaluated Using Vibrational Spectroscopy and Surface Complexation Modeling Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Goldberg, S.R., Johnston, C.T., Suarez, D.L., Lesch, S.M. 2008. Mechanism of molybdenum adsorption on soils and soil minerals evaluated using vibrational spectroscopy and surface complexation modeling. In: M.O. Barnett and D.B. Kent (eds) Adsorption of Metals by Geomedia II. Variables, Mechanisms, and Model Applications. Elsevier Press. Chapter 9 p: 235-266.
Prediction of Arsenate and Selenite Adsorption by Soils Using the Constant Capacitance Model - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R., Lesch, S.M., Suarez, D.L. 2006. Prediction of arsenate and selenite adsorption by soils using the constant capacitance model. World Congress of Soil Science. Paper No. 51-10 (CD-ROM)
Evaluation of Chemical Amendments for Ph and Redox Stabiliztion in Aqueous Suspensions of Three California Soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herbel, M.J., Suarez, D.L., Goldberg, S.R., Gao, S. 2007. Evaluation of chemical amendments for ph and redox stabiliztion in aqueous suspensions of three california soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. Vol 71(3): 927-939
Speciation of Selenium(iv) and Selenium(vi) Using Coupled Ion Chromatography: Hydride Generation Atomic Absorption Spectrometry - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R., Martens, D.A., Forster, H.S., Herbel, M.J. 2006. Speciation of selenium(iv) and selenium(vi) using coupled ion chromatography: hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry. Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting Indianapolis, IN, Nov 12-16, 2006. Paper No. 279-3.
New Advances in Boron Soil Chemistry Reprint Icon - (Literature Review)
Goldberg, S.R., Su, C. 2007. New advances in boron soil chemistry. In: Advances in plant and animal boron nutrition. F. Xu, H.E. Goldbach, P.H. Brown, R.W. Bell, T. Fujiwara, C.D. Hunt, S. Goldberg, and L. Shi (eds.), Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, p. 313-330.
Application of Surface Complexation Models to Soil Systems - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R. 2006. Application of surface complexation models to soil systems. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA Sep 10-14, 2006. Paper No. GEOC 78
Oxyanion Sorption to High Surface Area Iron and Aluminum Oxides - (Abstract Only)
Johnston, C.T., Goldberg, S.R. 2006. Oxyanion sorption to high surface area iron and aluminum oxides. American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA Sep 10-14,2006. Paper No. GEOC 63
Effects of Shallow Groundwater Management on the Spatial and Temporal Variability of Boron and Salinity in An Irrigated Field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shouse, P.J., Goldberg, S.R., Soppe, R.W., Skaggs, T.H., Ayars, J.E. 2006. Effects of shallow groundwater management on the spatial and temporal variability of boron and salinity in an irrigated field. Vadose Zone Journal. 5:377-390.
Mechanism of Molybdenum Adsorption on Soil Minerals Evaluated Using Vibrational Spectroscopy and Surface Complexation Modeling. - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R., Johnston, C.T. 2006. Mechanism of molybdenum adsorption on soil minerals evaluated using vibrational spectroscopy and surface complexation modeling.. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. GEOC 106. Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006.
Modeling Adsorption Processes: Issues in Uncertainty, Scaling, and Prediction - (Literature Review)
Criscenti, L.J., Eliassi, M., Cygan, R.T., Jove'Colon, C.F., Goldberg, S.R. 2006. Modeling Adsorption Processes: Issues in Uncertainty, Scaling, and Prediction. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report. NUREG/CR-6893
Inconsistency in the Triple Layer Model Description of Ionic Strength Dependent Boron Adsorption Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R. 2005. Inconsistency in the triple layer model description of ionic strength dependent boron adsorption. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 285:509-517.
Prediction of Anion Adsorption and Transport in Soil Systems Using the Constant Capacitance Model - (Review Article)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L. 2006. Prediction of anion adsorption and transport in soil systems using the constant capacitance model. In: J. Lutzenkirchen (ed.) Surface complexation modeling. Interface Science and Technology series, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Volume 11 p: 491-517.
Speciation of Selenium(iv) and Selenium(vi) Using Coupled Ion Chomatography - Hydride Generation Atomic Absorption Spectrometry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Martens, D.A., Forster, H.S., Herbel, M.J. 2006. Speciation of selenium(iv) and selenium(vi) using coupled ion chomatography - hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70(1):41-47.
Prediction of Boron Adsorption by Field Samples of Diverse Textures - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R., Corwin, D.L., Shouse, P.J., Suarez, D.L. 2005. Prediction of boron adsorption by field samples of diverse textures. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. Paper No. 317-3.
The Effects of Ph and Redox on Selenate Reduction Rates in California Agricultural Soils - (Abstract Only)
Herbel, M., Suarez, D.L., Goldberg, S.R. 2005. The effects of ph and redox on selenate reduction rates in california agricultural soils. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. Paper No. 206-8.
Studies of the Surface Charge of Amorphous Aluminosilicates Using Surface Complexation Models Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jara, A.A., Goldberg, S.R., Mora, M.L. 2005. Studies of the surface charge of amorphous aluminosilicates using surface complexation models. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 292:160-170.
Soil Boron Extractions As Indicators of Boron Toxicity Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Goldberg, S.R., Shouse, P.J., Lesch, S.M., Grieve, C.M., Poss, J.A., Suarez, D.L. 2005. Soil boron extractions as indicators of boron toxicity. In: Proceedings of the International Salinity Forum, Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Soil Issues. April 25-27, 2005. Riverside, CA pp:55-58.
Predicting Trace Element Adsorption by Soils Using Soil Chemical Parameters Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Goldberg, S.R., Lesch, S.M., Suarez, D.L. 2005. Predicting trace element adsorption by soils using soil chemical parameters. In: Proceedings of the International Salinity Forum, Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Soil Issues. April 25-27, 2005. Riverside, CA pp:197-200.
Spatial and Temporal Distributions of Salinity and Boron in An Irrigated Field under Shallow Groundwater Management Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Shouse, P.J., Goldberg, S.R., Soppe, R.W., Skaggs, T.H., Ayars, J.E. 2005. Spatial and temporal distributions of salinity and boron in an irrigated field under shallow groundwater management. In: Proceedings of the International Salinity Forum, Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Soil Issues. April 25-27, 2005. Riverside, CA pp:417-420.
Instrumenting Large Soil Columns for Salinity and Trace Element Transport Studies Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Shouse, P.J., Goldberg, S.R., Skaggs, T.H., Suarez, D.L. 2005. Instrumenting large soil columns for salinity and trace element transport studies. In: Proceedings of the International Salinity Forum, Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Soil Issues. April 25-27, 2005. Riverside, CA pp:147-149.
Predicting Arsenate Adsorption by Soils Using Soil Chemical Parameters in the Constant Capacitance Model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Lesch, S.M., Suarez, D.L., Basta, N.T. 2005. Predicting arsenate adsorption by soils using soil chemical parameters in the constant capacitance model. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69(5):1389-1398.
Prediction of Boron Adsorption by Field Samples of Diverse Textures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Corwin, D.L., Shouse, P.J., Suarez, D.L. 2005. Prediction of boron adsorption by field samples of diverse textures. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69(5):1379-1388.
The Effect of Calcite Crystallinity on the Dielectric Permittivity - (Abstract Only)
Lebron, I., Robinson, D.A., Goldberg, S.R. 2005. The effect of calcite crystallinity on the dielectric permittivity. EOS Trans. AGU, 86(18), Joint Assem. Suppl. Abstract No. H13B-01.
Soil Chemistry and Mineralogy: Surface Complexation Modeling - (Review Article)
Goldberg, S.R. 2004. Soil chemistry and mineralogy: surface complexation modeling. In: Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. D. Hillel (ed.), Vol. 4, Elsevier Ltd., Oxford, UK, pp. 97-108.
Inconsistency in the Triple Layer Model Description of Ionic Strength Dependent Boron - (Abstract Only)
Goldberg, S.R. 2004. Inconsistency in the triple layer model description of ionic strength dependent boron. Soil Science Society of America. Paper No. 3972.
The Dielectric Permittivity of Calcitic and Arid Zone Soils with Carbonate Minerals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lebron, I., Robinson, D.A., Goldberg, S.R., Lesch, S.M. 2004. The dielectric permittivity of calcitic and arid zone soils with carbonate minerals. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68:1549-1559.
Boron Transport Within An Agricultural Field: Uniform Flow Versus Mobile-Immobile Model Simulations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughan, P.J., Shouse, P.J., Suarez, D.L., Goldberg, S.R., Ayars, J.E. 2004. Boron transport within an agricultural field: uniform flow versus mobile-immobile model simulations. Soil Science. 169(6):401-412.
Predicting Boron Adsorption Isotherms by Midwestern Soils Using the Constant Capacitance Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Suarez, D.L., Basta, N.T., Lesch, S.M. 2004. Predicting boron adsorption isotherms by midwestern soils using the constant capacitance model. Soil Science Society Of America Journal. v.68. p.795-801.
Arsenic Sorption and Solubility in Shallow Groundwater in Tulare Lake Bed, California - (Abstract Only)
Gao, S., Goldberg, S.R., Fujii, R., Tanji, K. 2003. Arsenic sorption and solubility in shallow groundwater in Tulare Lake bed, California. Soil Science Society of America. Paper No. S11-gao848193-O.
Modeling Boron Adsorption Isotherms and Envelopes Using the Constant Capacitance Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R. 2004. Modeling boron adsorption isotherms and envelopes using the constant capacitance model. Vadose Zone Journal. v. 3. p. 676-680.
Effect of High Boron Application on Boron Content and Growth of Melons Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldberg, S.R., Shouse, P.J., Lesch, S.M., Grieve, C.M., Poss, J.A., Forster, H.S., Suarez, D.L. 2003. Effect of high boron application on boron content and growth of melons. Plant and Soil Journal. 256:403-411.
Equation and Models Describing Adsorption Processes in Soils - (Review Article)
Goldberg, S.R. 2005. Equation and models describing adsorption processes in soils. In: Chemical Processes in Soils. M.A.Tabatabai and D.L. Sparks, (eds.) Soil Science Society of America Special Publication Book Series. Madison, WI. Chapter 10 pp:489-517.
Factors Affecting Molybdenum Adsorption by Soils and Minerals - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Dec-97)
Arsenic(iii) and Arsenic(v) Adsorption on Three California Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Dec-97)
Reactions of Boron with Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Jun-97)
Adsorption and Stability of Arsenic(iii) at the Clay Mineral-Water Interface - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-May-97)
Arsenate and Chromate Retention Mechanisms on Goethite. Ii. Kinetic Evaluation Using a Pressure-Jump Relaxation Technique - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Oct-96)
Reactivity and Transformation of Arsenic - (Review Article) - (01-Sep-96)
Sorption of Molybdenum on Oxides, Clay Minerals, and Soils: Mechanisms and Models - (Proceedings) - (08-Jul-96)
Arsenate Competitive Adsorption on Kaolinite, Montmorillonite, and Illite - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Feb-96)
The Surface Chemistry of Aluminum Oxides and Hydroxides - (Book / Chapter) - (01-Feb-96)
Influence of Anion Competition on Boron Adsorption by Clays and Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jun-95)
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