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Gorka DE, Osterberg JS, Gwin CA, Colman BP, Meyer JN, Bernhardt ES, Gunsch CK, DiGulio RT, Liu J, 2015, “Reducing Environmental Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles through Shape Control.” Environmental Science & Technology 49, 10093–98.

Stegemeier JP, Schwab F, Colman BP, Webb SM, Newville M, Lanzirotti A, Winkler C, Wiesner MR, Lowry GV. “Speciation Matters: Bioavailability of Silver and Silver Sulfide Nanoparticles to Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa).” Environmental Science & Technology 49): 8451–60

Park S-Y, Chung J, Colman BP, Matson CW, Kim Y, Lee B-C, Kim P-J, Choi K, and Choi J. 2015. “Ecotoxicity of Bare and Coated Silver Nanoparticles in the Aquatic Midge, Chironomus Riparius.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, April, n/a – n/a. doi:10.1002/etc.3019

Yang Y, Colman BP, Bernhardt ES, Hochella MF. 2015. “Importance of a Nanoscience Approach in the Understanding of Major Aqueous Contamination Scenarios: Case Study from a Recent Coal Ash Spill.” Environmental Science & Technology 49 (6): 3375–82.

Bone AJ, Matson CW, Colman BP, Yang X, Meyer JN, Di Giulio RT, 2014, “Silver Nanoparticle Toxicity to Atlantic Killifish (Fundulus Heteroclitus) and Caenorhabditis Elegans: A Comparison of Mesocosm, Microcosm and Conventional Laboratory Studies.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, November, n/a – n/a. doi:10.1002/etc.2806.

Yelenik SG***, Colman BP***, Levine JM, HilleRisLambers J, (2014), “A mechanistic study of plant and microbial controls over R* for nitrogen in an annual grassland.” PLOS ONE 9, no. 8 : e106059.    ***Both authors contributed equally to this paper

Colman BP, Espinasse B, Richardson CJ, Matson CW, Lowry GV, Hunt DE, Wiesner MR, and Bernhardt E, (2014), “Emerging Contaminant or an Old Toxin in Disguise? Silver Nanoparticle Impacts on Ecosystems.” Environmental Science & Technology 48 (9): 5229–36.

Levard C, Hotze EM, Colman BP, Dale AL, Truong L, Yang X, Bone A, Brown GE, Tanguay RL, Di Giulio RT, Bernhardt ES, Meyer JN, Wiesner MR, Lowry GV, (2013), "Sulfidation of silver nanoparticles: natural antidote to their toxicity.” Environmental Science & Technology, 47, 13440-13448

Ardón M, Morse JL, Colman BP, and Bernhardt ES, (2013), "Drought-induced saltwater incursion leads to increased wetland nitrogen export." Global change biology (19), 10, 2976-2985.

Colman BP, Arnaout CL, Anciaux S, Gunsch CK, Hochella MF Jr., Kim B, Lowry GV, McGill BM, Reinsch BC, Richardson CJ, Unrine JM, Wright JP, Yin L, Bernhardt ES, (2013), "Low concentrations of silver nanoparticles in biosolids cause adverse ecosystem responses under realistic field scenario.PLOS ONE (8), 2, e57189

Colman BP,  Schimel J, (2013) Drivers of microbial respiration and net N mineralization at the continental scale, Soil Biology and Biochemistry (60) 65-76     
Ranked 16th out of Elsevier's top-downloaded papers in Soil Science in 2013

Colman BP, Wang SY, Auffan M, Wiesner MR & Bernhardt ES (2012) "Antimicrobial effects of commercial silver nanoparticles are attenuated in natural streamwater and sediment.Ecotoxicology

Unrine, JM***, Colman, BP***, Bone, AJ, Gondikas, AP, Matson, CW, 2012. "Biotic and Abiotic Interactions in Aquatic Microcosms Determine Fate and Toxicity of Ag Nanoparticles: Part 1–Aggregation and Dissolution.Environmental Science & Technology.
    ***Both authors contributed equally to this paper

Bone, AJ, Colman BP, Gondikas AP, Newton KM, Harrold KH, Cory RM, Unrine JM, Klaine SJ, Matson CW, Di Giulio RT, 2012. "Biotic and abiotic interactions in aquatic microcosms determine fate and toxicity of Ag nanoparticles: Part 2–Toxicity and Ag speciation.Environmental Science & Technology.

Lowry GV, Espinasse BP, Badireddy AR, Richardson CJ, Reinsch BC, Bryant LD, Bone AJ, Deonarine A, Chae S, Therezien M, Colman BP, Hsu-Kim H, Bernhardt ES, Matson CW & Wiesner MR (2012) "Long-Term Transformation and Fate of Manufactured Ag Nanoparticles in a Simulated Large Scale Freshwater Emergent Wetland.Environmental Science & Technology

Kim B, Murayama M, Colman BP & Hochella MF (2012) "Characterization and environmental implications of nano- and larger TiO2 particles in sewage sludge, and soils amended with sewage sludge.Journal of Environmental Monitoring 14: 1128-1136
Featured as cover art  and Most downloaded JEM article in March 2012

Yin L, Colman BP, McGill BM, Wright JP, Bernhardt ES (2012) "Effects of silver nanoparticle exposure on germination and early growth of eleven wetland plants." PLoS ONE, 7 (10) e47674

Yin L, Y Cheng, B Espinasse, BP Colman, M Auffan, J Rose, M Wiesner, J Liu, ES Bernhardt, (2011) "More than the ions: The effects of silver nanoparticles on Lolium multiflorum." ES&T, 45: 2360-2367

Bernhardt, ES, BP Colman, MF Hochella, BJ Cardinale, RM Nisbet, CJ Richardson, L Yin, (2010), "An ecological perspective on nanomaterial impacts in the environment.Journal of Environmental Quality, 39: 1954-1965

Hofmockel, KS, N Fierer, BP Colman, R Jackson. (2010), "The abundance and production of amino acids in North American soils." Oecologia, 163: 1069-1078 

Hille Ris Lambers J, S Yelenik, BP Colman, J Levine. (2010). "California annual grass invaders: the passengers, not drivers of change." Journal of Ecology.98: 1147-1156

Colman BP, Schimel JP (2010), "Understanding and eliminating iron interference in colorimetric nitrate and nitrite analysis." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 165: 633-641

Colman BP, Fierer N, Schimel JP. (2008), "Abiotic nitrate incorporation, anaerobic microsites, and the ferrous wheel." Biogeochemistry. 91: 223-227

Colman BP, Fierer N, Schimel JP. (2007), "Abiotic NO3- incorporation in soil: is it real?Biogeochemistry, 84: 161-169
Nominated to Faculty of 1000

Fierer N, Colman BP, Jackson RB, Schimel JP. (2006), "Predicting the temperature dependence of soil CO2 production: a continental-scale analysis.Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20, GB3026

Pardo LH, Templer PH, Goodale CL, Duke S, Groffman PM, Adams, MB Boeckx, P Boggs, J Campbell J, Colman BP, Compton J, Emmett B, Gundersen P, Kjønaas J, Lovett G, Mack M, Magill A, Mbila M, Mitchell MJ, McGee G, McNulty S, Nadelhoffer K, Ollinge, S, Ross D, Rueth H, Rustad L, Schaberg P, Schiff S, Schleppi P, Spoelstra J, Wessel W. (2006), "Regional assessment of N saturation using foliar and root d15N.Biogeochemistry, 80, 143-171

Nadelhoffer, KJ, Colman, BP, Currie, WS, Magill, A, Aber, JD. (2004), "Decadal-scale fates of 15N tracers added to oak and pine stands under ambient and elevated N inputs at the Harvard Forest (USA).Forest Ecology and Management, 196, 89-107

Currie, WS, Nadelhoffer, KJ, Colman, B. (2002), "Long-term movement of 15N tracers into fine woody debris under chronically elevated N inputs.Plant and Soil, 238, 313-323