Faculty - Scott Mundle

Scott Mundle- Assistant Professor

Scott Mundle

Ph.D. (University of Toronto)
Assistant Professor
Phone: (519)-253-3000 Ext. 3755
Fax: (519) 971-3616
GLIER Rm: 223
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Environmental Chemistry/Geochemistry


We investigate the dynamic relationships between contaminant degradation and nutrient cycles to characterize the fate, transport, and impacts of multiple interacting stressors from industrial, agricultural, and oil/gas-related pollutants in the environment.

For more details visit our website:  www.mundlelab.com


  • Hendry M. J.; Schmeling E.; Barbour S. L.; Mundle S. O. C. (In Press 2016, Groundwater) Determining concentrations of dissolved methane and ethane and the 13C of Methane in shales and glacial tills
  • Hendry M. J.; Schmeling E.; Barbour S. L.; Mundle S. O. C.; Huang, M. (In Press 2016, Water Resources Research)  Distribution, origin, and transport of methane and ethane in cretaceous shales of the Williston Basin, Canada: Defining baseline conditions.
  • Borgonie G.; Linage-Alvarez B.; Ojo A.; Mundle S. O. C.; Freese L.; Van Rooyen C.; Kuloyo O.; Albertyn J.; Pohl C.; Cason E.; Vermeulen J.; Pienaar C.; Litthauer D.; Van Niekerk H.; Van Eeden J.; Sherwood Lollar B.; Onstott T.; Van Heerden E.  (2015) Eukaryotic opportunists dominate the deep subsurface biosphere in South Africa. Nature Communications. 6: 8952.
  • Liang X.; Mundle S. O. C.; Nelson J.; Passeport E.; Chan C.; Lacrampe-Couloume G.; Zinder S.; Sherwood Lollar B. (2014) Distinct carbon isotope fractionation during anaerobic degradation of dichlorobenzene isomers. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48: 4844-51 (IF = 5.3)
  • Mundle S. O. C.; Vandersteen A. A.; Lacrampe-Couloume G.; Kluger R.; Sherwood Lollar* B. (2013) Pressure monitored headspace analysis combined with compound-specific isotope analysis to measure isotope fractionation in gas-producing reactions. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 27: 1778-84. (IF = 2.5)
  • Mundle S. O. C.; Johnson T.; Lacrampe-Couloume G.; Perez-de-Mora A.; Duhamel M.; Edwards E. A.; McMaster M. L.; Cox E.; Sherwood Lollar* B. (2012) Monitoring biodegradation of ethene and the bioremediation of chlorinated ethenes at a contaminated site using compound specific isotope analysis (CSIA). Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 1731-8.
  • Mundle S. O. C.; Howe G. W.; Kluger R. (2012) Origins of steric effects in general-base-catalyzed enolization:  Solvation and electrostatic attraction. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134: 1066-70.
  • Mundle S. O. C.; Lacrampe-Couloume G.; Sherwood Lollar B.; Kluger* R. (2010) Hydrolytic decarboxylation of carboxylic acids and the Formation of protonated carbonic acid.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132: 2430-6.

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