Dr Steve Thornton

All Publications

Books

  • Thornton SF & Oswald SO (2002) Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution. UK: IAHS. RIS download Bibtex download

Edited books

Journal articles

Chapters

Conference proceedings papers

  • Rubio-Solis A, Panoutsos G & Thornton S (2016) A Data-driven fuzzy modelling framework for the classification of imbalanced data. 2016 IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems (IS), 4 September 2016 - 6 September 2016. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hedbavna P, Thornton SF & Huang WE (2013) Enhanced groundwater bioremediation using microbial fuel cell concepts. Proceedings of the 2nd European Symposium on Water Technology & Management (pp 1-6). Leuven, Belgium, 20 November 2013 - 21 November 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barns GL, Wilson RD & Thornton SF (2011) Assessing of the effect of physical heterogeneity on single well tracer tests using imaging experiments. GQ10: Groundwater Quality Management in a Rapidly Changing World, Vol. 342 (pp 275-278) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cheng L, Lerner DN, Thornton SF & Mayer U (2011) MTBE attenuation in a dual porosity chalk aquifer - field observations and modelling results. ModelCARE 2009. Wuhan, China RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cheng L, Lerner D, Thornton S & Mayer KU (2011) MTBE attenuation in a dual porosity chalk aquifer - Field observations and modelling results. IAHS-AISH Publication, Vol. 341 (pp 159-165) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Yang YY, Mahfouf M, Panoutsos G, Zhang Q & Thornton S (2011) Adaptive neural-fuzzy inference system for classification of rail quality data with bootstrapping-based over-sampling. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2011), 27 June 2011 - 30 June 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Riess N, Muia W, Smith JWN, Osborn M & Thornton SF (2008) Investigating the potential for nitrate attenuation within the hyporheic. 4th European Bioremediation Conference. Crete, Greece RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Bottrell SH, Shah N, Spence MJ & Richnow HH (2008) Variability in carbon isotope fractionation during aerobic biodegradation of MTBE in groundwater. GQ2007: Securing Groundwater Quality in Urban and Industrialised Environments, Vol. 324 (pp 295-302). Fremantle, Australia RIS download Bibtex download
  • Banwart SA, Thornton SF, Rees HC, Lerner DN, Wilson RD & Romero-Gonzales ME (2007) In situ bioremediation by natural attenuation. Water Dynamics: 4th International Workshop on Water Dynamics (K. Tsuchiya and B. Jeyadevan, Eds.), Sendai, 7-8 Nov 2006 (pp 207-210). American Institute of Physics, Vol. 898 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Banwart SA, Thornton S, Rees H, Lerner D, Wilson R & Romero-Gonzalez M (2007) In Situ Bioremediation by Natural Attenuation: from Lab to Field Scale. AIP Conference Proceedings RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mohamed MM, Banwart S, McKnight D, Thomson N, Thornton S, Wilson R & Lerner D (2006) The dipole flow and reactive tracer test: The coalition forces of science, engineering, and technology attack site characterization drawbacks. Arid Land Hydrogeology: In Search of a Solution to a Threatened Resource - Proceedings of the 3rd UAE-Japan Symposium on Sustainable GCC Environment and Water Resources, EWR 2006 (pp 79-83) RIS download Bibtex download
  • McKnight D, Smalley AL, Banwart SA, Thornton SF, Wilson RD, Lerner DN, Thomson NR, Nathanail P & Elliot T (2005) Development of a novel in situ aquifer assessment tool: The dipole flow and reactive tracer test. Geoenvironmental Engineering: Integrated Management of Groundwater and Contaminated Land - 4th British Geotechnical Association Conference (pp 523-527) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Morgan P & Wilson RD (2004) Practical issues for the performance assessment of monitored natural attenuation in groundwater. Proc. Contaminated Land – Achievements and Aspirations (pp 67-79). UK, 12 September 2004 - 15 September 2004. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Morgan P & Wilson RD (2004) Practical issues for the performance assessment of monitored natural attenuation in groundwater. Proceedings of Contaminated Land – Achievements and Aspirations (pp 67-79). London, 12 September 2004 - 15 September 2004. RIS download Bibtex download
  • McKnight D, Smalley AL, Mohamed MA, Banwart SA, Thomsom NR, Thornton SF, Wilson RD & Lerner DN (2004) The dipole flow and reactive tracer test, a novel in situ aquifer assessment tool. Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution, IAHS Special Publication No. 275. Waterloo, Canada RIS download Bibtex download
  • Spence MJ, Thornton SF, Bottrell SH, Spence KH & Richnow H (2003) Natural attenuation of BTEX/MTBE in a dual porosity Chalk aquifer. Proc 7th International Symposium on In situ and on-site bioremediation. USA, 13 May 2003 - 17 May 2003. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Huttman A, Thornton SF & Lerner DN (2003) Natural attenuation of ammonium at a former coal carbonisation plant (Mansfield, UK): conceptual model for biodegradation processes. Proc 8th International Conference on Contaminated Soil (ConSoil 2003) (pp 1542-1547). Ghent, Belgium, 12 May 2003 - 16 May 2003. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wu Y, Banwart S, Lerner D, Thornton S & Deng B (2003) Microbial degradation of phenol under successive redox conditions in groundwater. ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts, Vol. 43(1) (pp 47-51) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lerner DN, Huang WE, Smith CC & Thornton SF (2002) Transverse dispersion-it’s role in natural attenuation. European Conference on Natural Attenuation (pp 39-42). Frankfurt, Germany, 15 October 2002 - 17 October 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Spence MJ, Wu X, Huang WE, Mayer U, Pickup RW, Bottrell S, Lerner DN & Williams G (2002) An integrated assessment of environmental controls on natural attenuation in a phenol-contaminated aquifer. European Conference on Natural Attenuation (pp 79-80). Frankfurt, Germany, 15 October 2002 - 17 October 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wilson RD, Thornton SF & Mackay DM (2002) The implications of spatial and temporal variability on natural attenuation monitoring and assessment. European Conference on Natural Attenuation (pp 43-44). Frankfurt, Germany, 15 October 2002 - 17 October 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pickup RW, Mallinson HEH, Rhodes G, Alamillo ML, Thornton SF & Lerner DN (2002) A phenol-contaminated groundwater site: A microbiological perspective. S.F. Thornton & S.E. Oswald (Eds), Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution. IAHS publishing 275, Vol. 275 (pp 251-256). Sheffield RIS download Bibtex download
  • Mayer KU, Benner SG, Frind EO, Thornton SF & Lerner DN (2002) Multicomponent reactive transport modelling of natural attenuation at the Four Ashes research site, UK. S.F. Thornton & S.E. Oswald (Eds), Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution. IAHS publishings 275 (pp 479-484). Sheffield, UK RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wealthall GP, Thornton SF & Lerner DN (2002) Assessing the transport and fate of MTBE-amended petroleum hydrocarbons in the Chalk aquifer, UK. Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution(275) (pp 205-211) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Jones I, Lerner DN & Thornton SF (2002) A modelling feasibility study of hydraulic manipulation: A groundwater restoration concept for reluctant contaminant plumes. Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution. S.F. Thornton & S.E. Oswald (eds), IAHS publication 275, Vol. 275 (pp 525-531). Sheffield, UK RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wu Y, Banwart SA, Lerner DN & Thornton SF (2002) Microbial production of fatty acids in phenol-contaminated groundwater and its significance in subsurface bioremediation. Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution. S.F. Thornton & S.E. Oswald (Eds), IAHS publication 275 (pp 219-224). Sheffield, UK RIS download Bibtex download
  • Huang WE, Lerner DN, Smith CC & Thornton SF (2002) A non-invasive imaging technique to investigate the solute transport in porous media. Groundwater Quality: Natural and Enhanced Restoration of Groundwater Pollution. S.F. Thornton & S.E. Oswald (eds), IAHS Publication 275 (pp 277-282). Sheffield, UK RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wealthall GP, Thornton SF & Lerner DN (2001) Natural attenuation of MTBE in a dual porosity aquifer. Proc. 6th International Symposium on In situ and on-site bioremediation (pp 55-66). USA, 4 June 2001 - 7 June 2001. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Huang WE, Lerner DN, Thornton SF & Smith CC (2000) Non-reactive solute dispersion in Triassic sandstone: Laboratory simulation and implications to the field. Proceedings of the International Conference TraM2000 (pp 127-133). Belgium RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lerner DN, Thornton SF & Davison RD (2000) The use of monitored natural attenuation as a cost-effective technique for groundwater restoration. Proceedings of the 30th IAH Congress (pp 41-47). Cape Town, South Africa, 26 November 2000 - 1 December 2000. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Taylor RG, Barrett MH, Baines O, Trowsdale SA, Lerner DN & Thornton SF (2000) Depth variations in aquifer hydrochemistry using a low-cost multilevel piezometer. Proceedings of the 30th IAH Congress (pp 651-654). Rotterdam, 26 November 2000 - 1 December 2000. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Bright MI, Lerner DN & Tellam JH (1999) The geochemical engineering of landfill liners for active containment. Geological Society of Engineering Geology Special Publication, Vol. 157 (pp 143-157). London RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Lerner DN & Banwart SA (1999) Natural attenuation of phenolic compounds in a deep sandstone aquifer. Proc. 5th International Symposium on In situ and on-site bioremediation (pp 277-282). San Diego, 19 April 1999 - 22 April 1999. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Torstensson D, Thornton SF, Broholm MM & Lerner DN (1998) Hydrochemistry of pollutant attenuation in groundwater contaminated by coal tar wastes. Contaminated Land and Groundwater : Future Directions. Geological Society Engineering Geology Special Publication No.14. (pp 149-157) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Davison RM, Lerner DN & Banwart SA (1998) Electron balances in field studies of intrinsic bioremediation. GQ98: Groundwater quality: Remediation and Protection IAHS Publication, Vol. 250 (pp 273-282). UK RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bright MI, Thornton SF, Lerner DN & Tellam JH (1996) Laboratory investigations into designed high-attenuation landfill liners. Geological Society of London Engineering Geology Special Publication, Vol. 11 (pp 159-164). Nottingham, UK RIS download Bibtex download

Reports

  • Tomlinson DW, Thornton SF, Thomas AO, Leharne SA & Wealthall GP (2014) An Illustrated Handbook of LNAPL Transport and Fate in the Subsurface RIS download Bibtex download
  • Stupp D, Gass M, Leiteritz H, Pijls C, Thornton S, Smith J, Dunk M, Grosjean T & Den Haan K (2012) Gasoline ether oxygenate occurrence in Europe, and a review of their fate and transport characteristics in the environment RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Bottrell SH, Pickup RP, Spence MJ & Spence KH (2006) Processes controlling the natural attenuation of fuel hydrocarbons and MTBE in the UK Chalk aquifer RIS download Bibtex download
  • Buss SR, Morgan P, Herbert AW & Thornton SF (2003) Review of ammonium attenuation in soil and groundwater RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wealthall GP, Lerner DN & Thornton SF (2002) Predicting NAPL source zones in fractured rock RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF, Banwart SA, Lerner DN, Pickup RW, Spence MJ & Williams G (1999) Field evidence of ineffective natural attenuation of phenolic compounds in a sandstone aquifer RIS download Bibtex download

Other

  • Tomlinson DW, Thornton SF, Thomas AO, Leharne SA, Wealthall GP & Sweeney R (2015) Transport and fate of LNAPL in the subsurface(Guidance Bulletin GB4). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Cieslak L, Thornton SF & Rolfe SA (2015) The plume fringe: a zone of increased potential for biodegradation in contaminant plumes(Advocate Technical Bulletin AB8). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hedbavna P, Thornton SF & Rolfe SA (2014) Enhancing bioremediation of groundwater by microbial interaction with a solid state electrode: proof-of-concept.(Advocate Technical Bulletin AB3). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Ibrahim T, Lerner DN & Thornton SF (2011) Accounting for the groundwater-surface water interface in contaminated land assessments(Technical Bulletin TB15). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wilson RD & Thornton SF (2009) Parameterisation of Aquifer Hydraulic Properties: A Contaminant Hydrogeology Perspective(Technical Bulletin TB4). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wright TEJ, Carruthers A, McNight D, Robinson JN, Assem JA, Ala N, Barker JA, Barry DA, Thornton SF & Wealthall GP (2009) Modelling approaches for assessing risks associated with petroleum hydrocarbon spills in the UK Chalk aquifer., Technical Bulletin RB8. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF & Wilson RD (2008) Principles and practice for the collection of representative groundwater samples(Technical Bulletin TB3). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thornton SF & Wilson RD (2007) The use of geophysical investigation techniques for the assessment of contaminated land and groundwater(Technical Bulletin TB5). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Carey M, Fletcher I, Thornton SF & Davys J (2005) Management of a petroleum plume by monitored natural attenuation(Technical Site Bulletin SB1). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sweeney R, Thornton SF & Wealthall GP (2002) Introduction to an integrated approach to the investigation of fractured rock aquifers contaminated with non-aqueous phase liquids(Technical Bulletin TB1). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wealthall GP & Thornton SF (2002) Multilevel sampling systems(Technical Bulletin TB2). RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wealthall GP & Thornton SF (2002) Site characterisation in support of MNA of fuel hydrocarbons and MTBE in a Chalk aquifer in southern England(Case Study Technical Bulletin CSB1). RIS download Bibtex download