Gary Icopini


Research Professor

Ph.D., Geological Sciences
M.S., Geosciences and B.A., Geology
Contact Information

(406) 496-4841 (tel)

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Program Affiliations
Research Interests
Geochemistry, Ground Water Assessment, Ground Water Monitoring, Hydrogeology, Mining, Abandoned Mines, Archives, Well Inventory
Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2016 Educational Outreach Icopini, G.A., 2016, Technical Assistance to the Students of Professor Dr. Alysia Cox when they were Collecting Chemical and Biological Samples from the Butte Mine Shafts, Butte, Montana, May 24, 2016.
Outside Publications
Ellis, R.J., Long, D.T., and Icopini, G.A., 2011, Understanding Partitioning of Fe, Cu, and Zn, in Contaminated Oxic and Anoxic Soils: 12th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 8 - 10 September 2011, Rhodes Island, Greece, in CEST2011, A-497-506.
Timmer, J., and Icopini, G.A., 2010, Screening for Organic Wastewater Chemicals in the Groundwater of Summit Valley, Montana: in Proceeding of the American Water Resources Association, Montana Section, 2010 Conference, Helena Montana, p. 43.
Icopini, G.A., Boukhalfa, H., Reilly S.D., and Neu, M.P., 2009, Pu(V)/(VI) Reduction by Metal Reducing Bacteria Geobacter Metallireducens GS-15 and Shewanella Oneidensis MR-1: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(11): p. 3641-3647.
Abdo, G., Icopini, G., LaFave, J., Michalek, T., Metesh, J., and Waren, K., 2008, Lower Beaverhead River Case Study: in Final Case Study Report to the 60th Legislature Water Policy Interim Committee, 135 p., September 11, 2008.
Icopini, G.A., 2008, Screening for Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Montana Ground Water: Technical Report Submitted to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 48 p.
Boukhalfa, H., Icopini, G.A., Reilly S.D., and Neu, M.P., 2007, Pu(IV) Reduction by Metal-Reducing Bacteria Geobacter Metallireducens GS15 and Shewanella Oneidensis MR1: Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73(18): p. 5897-5903.
Conrad, C.F., Icopini, G.A., Yasuhara, H., Bandstra, J.Z., Brantley, S.L., and Heaney, P.J., 2007, Modeling the Kinetics of Silica Nanocolloid Formation and Growth in Aqueous Solutions as a Function of pH and Ionic Strength: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71(3): p. 531-542.
Icopini, G.A., Boukhalfa, H., and Neu, M.P., 2007, Biological Reduction of Np(V) and Np(V)-Citrate by Metal Reducing Bacteria: Environmental Science and Technology, 41(8): p. 2764 - 2769.
Icopini, G.A., Long, D.T., Ellis, R.J., and Marsh, T.L., 2007, Intrinsic Remediation of a Chromium Contaminated Wetland by Biogeochemical Stabilization: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Cos island, Greece, A520-A527.
Icopini, G.A., Boukhalfa, H., and Neu, M.P., 2006, Environmental Reduction of Tc, U, Np, and Pu by Bacteria and the Stability of Reduction Products: in Recent Advances in Actinide Science, eds., May, I., Alvares, R., and Bryan, N., Royal Society of Chemistry, London, p. 20-25.
Neu, M. P., Icopini, G. A., and Boukhalfa, H., May 02, 2006, Plutonium Speciation Affected by Environmental Bacteria: Cheminform, 37, 18.
Ruebush, S.R., Icopini, G.A, Brantley, S.L., and Tien, M., 2006, In Vitro Enzymatic Reduction Kinetics of Mineral Oxides by Membrane Fractions from Shewanella Oneidensis MR1: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70: p. 56-70.
Icopini, G.A., Brantley, S.L., and Heaney, P.J., 2005, Kinetics of Silica Oligomerization and Nanocolloid Formation as a Function of pH and Ionic Strength at 25oC. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69(2): p. 293-303.
Neu, M.P., Icopini, G.A., and Boukhalfa, H., 2005, Plutonium Speciation Affected by Environmental Bacteria: Radiochimica Acta, v. 93(11): p. 705 - 714.
Brantley, S.L., Liermann, L.J., Guynn, R.L., Anbar, A., Icopini, G.A., and Barling, J., 2004, Fe Isotopic Fractionation During Mineral Dissolution with and without Bacteria: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 68(15): p. 3189 - 3204.
Icopini, G.A., Anbar, A.D., Ruebush, S.R., Tien, M., and Brantley, S.L., 2004, Iron Isotope Fractionation During Microbial Reduction of Iron: The Importance of Adsorption: Geology, 32(3): p. 205-208.
Icopini, G. A., and Long, D. T., January 01, 2002, Speciation of Aqueous Chromium by Use of Solid-Phase Extractions in the Field: Environmental Science and Technology, 36, 13, p. 2994.
Long, D.T., Icopini, G., Ganev, V., Petropoulos, E., Havezov, I., Voice, T., Chou, K., Spassov, A., and Stein, A., 2001, Geochemistry of Bulgarian Soils in Villages Affected and Not Affected by Balkan Endemic Nephropathy: A Pilot Study, International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, v. 14, p. 193-196.
Pohlmann, K.F., lcopini, G.A., and Rosal, C.G., 1995, Evaluation of Field-Filtration Variables for Representative Samples of Trace Metals is Ground Water in Ground Water Sampling - A Workshop Summary: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA/600/R-94 1205, p. 39-42.
Pohlmann, K.F., lcopini, G.A., Rosal, C.G., and McArthur, R.D., 1994, Evaluation of Samolinq and Field-Filtration Methods for the Analvsis of Trace Metals in Groundwater: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA/600/R-94 11 1 9, 79 p.