Amanda Olsen

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Selected Publications

Olsen, A. A., Bandstra, J., and Brantley, S. L., in preparation. Developing an empirical model to predict silicate dissolution as a function of pH, solvation kinetics, connectedness, and temperature. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Morrow, C. P., Olsen, A. A., and Kubicki, J. D., in preparation. An Investigation into the Relation of M–Obr Bond Break with H2O Exchange for Endmember Silicate Minerals. Journal of Physical Chemistry.

Olsen, A. A. and Rimstidt, J. D., in revision. Forsterite dissolution rate: the effect of ionic strength, aqueous magnesium, aqueous sulfate, water activity, pH, temperature, and surface area. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Olsen, A. A. and Brantley, S. L., 2009. EarthKin: An online geochemical kinetics database.  Goldschmidt 2009, Davos, Switzerland.

Olsen, A. A. and Rimstidt, J. D., 2008. Oxalate-promoted forsterite dissolution at low pH. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta72.

Herndon, E., Jin, L., Olsen, A. A., Fantle, M., and Brantley, S. L., 2008. Quantifying Aeolian Additions to Shale Hills Soils Through Analysis of Surface Manganese Enrichment. Goldschmidt 2008, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72.

Olsen, A. A. and Rimstidt, J. D., 2007. Using a mineral lifetime diagram to evaluate the persistence of olivine on Mars.American Mineralogist 92.

Liu, Y., Olsen, A. A., and Rimstidt, J. D., 2006. Mechanism for the dissolution of olivine series minerals in acidic solutions. American Mineralogist 91.

Olsen, A. A. and Rimstidt, J. D., 2004. Corrosion of Yucca Mountain high-level radioactive waste canister material.Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, WRI-11, June27-July 4, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA.