Publications

Mehran, M., “Influence of Soil Moisture Suction on Soil Tensile and Compressive Strength,” M.S.
Thesis, University of California, Davis, 1966.
Mehran, M., “Development of Air Force Erosion Control Manual,” report to Water Resources
Engineers, Inc., Walnut Creek, California, 1969.
Mehran, M., “Electrical Dispersion and Electrokinetic Phenomena in Clays,” Ph.D. Dissertation,
University of California, 1971.
Mehran, M., and K.K. Tanji, “Chemical Transport in Flooded Rice Fields,” paper presented before the
Environmental Division of American Society of Agronomy Meeting, Miami, Florida, November 1, 1972.
Mehran, M., K.K. Tanji, J.W. Biggar, and D.W. Henderson, “Chemical Transport under Different Water
Management Systems,” Proceedings of 14th Rice Tech., Working Group, p. 72, 1972.
Mehran, M., and K.K. Tanji, “Computer Modeling of Nitrogen Transformations in Soils,” Journal of
Environmental Quality 3(4):391-396, 1974.
Tanji, K.K., M. Mehran, J.W. Biggar, and D.W. Henderson, “Flood and Seepage Water Sampling
Techniques in Rice Fields under Different Water Management Systems,” Soil Science Society of
America, Proceedings 37:483-485, 1973.
Tanji, K.K., M. Mehran, J.W. Biggar, and D.W. Henderson, “Dye Tracer Movement in Rice Strip
Plots,” California Agriculture 27(7):10-13, 1973.
Tanji, K.K., and M. Mehran, “Computer Modeling of Nitrogen Transformation and Transport in Soils,”
Proceeding of the First Annual National Science Foundation Trace Contaminants Conference, Oakridge
National Laboratory, p. 252-265, 1973.
Tanji, K.K., M. Mehran, J.W. Biggar, and D.R. Nielsen, “Computer Modeling of Nitrogen
Transformation and Transport in Cropped Irrigated Lands,” Annual Report to the National Science
Foundation for Grant No. GI34733X, July 1973.
Tanji, K.K., J.W. Biggar, M. Mehran, and D.W. Henderson, “Herbicide Persistence and Movement
Studies with Molinate in Rice Irrigation Management,” California Agriculture 28(5):10-12, 1974.
Tanji, K.K., T.K. Kam, M. Mehran, J.W. Biggar, and D.R. Nielsen, “Computer Modeling of Nitrogen
Transformation and Transport in Cropped Irrigated Lands,” Annual Report to the National Science
Foundation for Grant No. GI34733X, July 1974.
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Tanji, K.K., T.K. Kam, and M. Mehran, “Nitrogen Studies in Secondary Sewage Percolation Ponds,”
Symposium on Nitrogen Transport and Transformation, Chicago, Illinois, 1974.
Mehran, M., “Contamination of Surface and Ground Waters by Nitrogenous Compounds,” Proceedings
of 24th Iranian Medical Congress, Ramsar, Iran, September 1975.
Mehran, M., and K. Arulanandan, “Low Frequency Conductivity Dispersion in Clay-Water-Electrolyte
Systems,” Clays and Clay Minerals 25:38-48, 1977.
Tanji, K.K., F.E. Broadbent, M. Mehran, and M. Fried, “An Extended Version of a Conceptual Model
for Evaluating Annual Nitrogen Leaching Losses from Croplands,” Journal of Environmental Quality
8(1):114-120, 1979.
Tanji, K.K., and M. Mehran, “Nitrogen Modeling in Croplands,” final report, Nitrate in Effluents from
Irrigated Agriculture for National Science Foundation, Grant No. ENV 76-10283 A01, 1979.
Mehran, M., T.N. Narasimhan, and J.P. Fox, “An Investigation of Dewatering for the Modified In-situ
Retorting Process, Peance Basin, Colorado,” Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Report No. LBL-11819,
1980.
Mehran, M., K.K. Tanji, and I.K. Iskandar, “Compartmental Modeling for Prediction of Nitrate
Leaching Losses,” Chapter 16 in: Modeling Wastewater Renovation by Land Treatment. I.K. Iskandar
(ed.), John Wiley and Sons, 1981.
Gupta, S.K., K.K. Tanji, and M. Mehran, “Field Simulation of Water and Nitrogen Transport in SoilWater-Plant Systems. Part I: Water Flow.”
Mehran, M., K.K. Tanji, and S.K. Gupta, “Field Simulation of Water and Nitrogen Transport in SoilWater-Plant Systems. Part II: Nitrogen Transport and Transformations.”
Tanji, K.K., M. Mehran, and S.K. Gupta, “Water and Nitrogen Fluxes in the Root Zone of Irrigated
Maize. Chapter 4.1: Description of Models,” in: Simulation of Nitrogen Behavior in Soil Plant Systems.
M.J. Frissel and J.A. Van Veen (ed.), Center for Agricultural Publishing and Documentation,
Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1981.
Mehran, M., T.N. Narasimhan, and J.P. Fox, “Hydrogeologic Consequences of Modified In-situ
Retorting Process, Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado,” 14th Oil Shale Symposium, Golden Colorado, April
1981.
Noorishad, J., M. Mehran, and T.N. Narasimhan, “On the Formulation of Saturated-Unsaturated Fluid
Flow in Deformable Porous Media,” Advances in Water Resources, Vol. 5, 61-62, 1982.
Noorishad, J., and M. Mehran, “An Upstream Finite Element Method for Solution of Transient
Transport Equation in Fractured Porous Media,” Water Resources Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, 588-596,
1982.
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Mehran, M., J. Noorishad, and K.K. Tanji, “Numerical Simulation of the Effect of Soil Nitrogen
Transport and Transformation on Ground Water Contamination, “Proceeding of the 16th Congress of
The International Association of Hydrogeologists, Prague, Czechoslovakia, September 1982.
Selim, H.M., M. Mehran, K.K. Tanji, and I.K. Iskandar, “Mathematical Simulation of Nitrogen
Interactions in Soils,” Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Vol. 25, No. 3, 241-248, 1983.
Mehran, M., M. J. Nimmons, and E.B. Sirota, “Delineation of Underground Hydrocarbon Leaks by
Organic Carbon Detection,” Proceedings of National Conference on Management of Uncontrolled
Hazardous Waste Sites, Washington, D.C., 94-97, October 31, 1983.
Mehran, M., J. Noorishad, and K.K. Tanji, “A Numerical Technique for Simulating the Effects of Soil
Nitrogen Transport and Transformations on Ground Water Contamination,” Journal of Environmental
Geology, Vol. 5, No. 4, 213-218, 1984.
Mehran, M., and R.L. Olsen, “Adsorption Characteristics of Trichloroethylene (TCE) in Soil-Water
Systems,” paper presented at the Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Cincinnati, Ohio,
May 1984.
Mehran, M., and B.M. Rector, “Ground Water Treatment and Contaminant Migration Control,” paper
presented at a meeting of the Chemical Manufacturers Association, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1984.
Mehran, M., and R.L. Pellissier, “Geochemical Characteristics of Ethylene Dibromide,” paper presented
at the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 1984.
Mehran, M., “University-Industry Round-Table: Research Needs in Hazardous Waste Management,”
presented before the faculties of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering, University of
Southern California, October 9, 1985.
Mehran, M., “Modeling of Volatile Organic Compounds in Ground Water Systems,” paper presented at
the University of Southern California, November 8, 1985.
Parmele, C.S., R.D. Allen, and M. Mehran, “Steam-Regenerated Activated Carbon — An Emission-Free
Cost-Effective Ground Water Treatment Process,” presented at American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 13, 1985.
Parmele, C.S., T.L. Schomer, and M. Mehran, “Industrial Prospective on In-Situ Methodology,” paper
presented at Southeastern Symposium on In-Situ Treatment and Immobilization of Hazardous and
Radioactive Waste, Knoxville, Tennessee, June 8 – 10, 1986.
Mehran, M., R.L. Olsen, and B.M. Rector, “Distribution Coefficient of Trichloroethylene in Soil Water
Systems,” Ground Water, Volume 25, No. 3,275-282, 1987.
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Mehran, M., “Ground Water/Contaminant Transport Models — Uses and Misuse,” presented to the
California Environmental Health Association, October 28, 1987.
Mehran, M., “Statistical Techniques for Waste Environmental Sampling,” presented at a meeting of the
American Statistical Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 1988.
Mehran, M., “Role of Geochemistry of Chromium on Soil and Ground Water Remediation at Wood
Preserving Facilities,” presented at a meeting of the American Wood Preservers Association, Seattle,
Washington, September 1988.
Azari, A., M.H. Alemi, and M. Mehran, “Estimating Mean of Groundwater Trace Constituents and
Toxic Compounds for Censored Data,” presented at a meeting of the American Society of Agronomy,
Anaheim, California, November 27 – December 2, 1988.
Mehran, M., “Environmental Considerations Related to Siting and Operation of Wood Preserving
Facilities,” presented at a meeting of the American Wood Preservers Association, Richmond, Virginia,
September 12, 1989.
Mehran, M., R.L. Olsen, and R.W. Chappell, “Adsorption and Desorption Characteristics of Chlorinated
Volatile Organic Compounds,” presented at the Ground Water Geochemistry Conference of National
Water Well Association, Kansas City, Missouri, February 21, 1990.
Mehran, M., “Evaluation of Hexavalent Chromium Migration for Ground Water Remediation,”
presented at the 84th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of Air & Waste Management Association,
Vancouver, British Columbia, June 16 – 21, 1991.
Mehran, M., “Fate and Transport of Ethylene Dibromide in Soil and Ground Water Systems,” presented
at the 85th Annual Meeting & Exhibition of Air & Waste Management Association, Kansas City,
Missouri, June 21 – 26, 1992.
Mehran, M., “Design of Extraction/Injection Systems Using Analytic Models,” presented at the 85th
Annual Meeting & Exhibition of Air & Waste Management Association, Kansas City, Missouri,
June 21 – 26, 1992.
Mehran, M., “Soil and Ground Water Remediation by Vapor Extraction and Air Sparging,” American
Water Resources Association, Chicago, Illinois, November 1994.
Mehran, M., “Combined Effects of Water Table Drawdown, Vapor Extraction, and Air Sparging on Soil
and Ground Water Remediation,” Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management VII,
American Chemical Society, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1995.
Mehran, M., “Soil and Ground Water Remediation by Vapor Extraction and Air Sparging,” International
Chemical Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 1995.
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Mehran, M., “Impacts of Pollutants on Ground Water Resources: Trends and Research Needs,”
International Conference on Industrial Pollution and Control Technologies, Hyderabad, India, November
17 – 19, 1997.
Mehran, M., “Natural Attenuation of Methylene Chloride in Ground Water,” The 5th International
Symposium on In-Situ and On-Site Bioremediation, San Diego, California, 1999.
Mehran, M., D. C. Hogshead, and R. L. Herndon, “Modeling Contaminant Sources Prior to Site
Selection of Ground Water Recharge Basins, “ Paper published by Groundwater Resource association of
California, 2007.
Mehran, M., D.C. Hogshead, S. Afshari, S. Zachary, P. Sones, J. Scott, and N. Garson, “Application of
Modeling for Design and Optimization of Hydraulic Containment and In-Situ Chemical Oxidation”,
Presented at the Battelle Sixth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant
Compounds, Monterey, California, May 2008.
Mehran, M., D.C. Hogshead, Brad Rogers, “Prevention of Off-Site VOC Vapor Intrusion through OnSite Soil Vapor Extraction”, Presented at the Battelle Sixth International Conference on Remediation of
Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, California, May 2008.
Sones, P., J.E. Studer, M. Mehran, J. Scott, and Y.N. Garson, “ISCO-Generated Total Dissolved Solids:
Regulatory Issues and Mitigation Measures: A Case Study”, Presented at the Battelle Sixth International
Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Monterey, California, May
2008.
Mehran, M. and G. Sylvester , “Combined Remediation Approach for Soil and Ground Water Impacted
by Chlorinated VOCs”, presented at RemTech 2011, Chicago, IL, May 2011.
Mehran, M., “Complexities of Ground Water Remediation: Can we Achieve Cleanup in a Reasonable
Timeframe?” presentation to the Faculty of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of
California, Irvine, California, January 25, 2012.
Mehran, M., D. C. Hogshead, S. Afshari, and G. Sylvester, “A Combined Phased Approach for
Remediation of Complex Sites”, presented at the Battelle Eighth International Conference in Monterey,
California, May 2012.
National Research Council, “Alternatives for Managing the Nation’s Complex Contaminated
Groundwater Sites.” Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012. Committee on Future
Options for Management in the Nation’s Subsurface Remediation Effort (Mohsen Mehran,
Committee Member).
Mehran, M., “From Characterization to Development of Site Conceptual Models”, presentation to the
Civil Engineering Department, University of California, Irvine, California, November 20, 2013.
Mehran, M. and B. Sheikh, “Nitrate Leaching Losses – A Threat to Water Quality?”, presented at the
Groundwater Resource Association Conference on “Groundwater Issues and Water Management –
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Strategies Addressing the Challenges of Sustainability in California. Sacramento, California, March 4
and 5, 2014.
Sheikh, B., M. Mehran, and S. Afshari, “Nitrogen in Recycled Water – Threat to Water Quality?”
presented at the 2014 Watereuse California Annual Conference, Newport Beach, California, March 16 –
18, 2014.
Mehran, M., D. Hogshead, and M. Gaudette, “A Combined Phased Approach for Remediation of
Complex Ground Water Contaminated Sites”, presented at the Battelle International Conference,
Monterey, California, May 2014.
Mehran, M. and M. Kavanaugh, “What Makes a Site Complex?”, presented at the Battelle International
Conference, Monterey, California, May 2014.
Mehran, M., “Technical Triggers for Transition Assessment” presented at the Battelle International
Conference, Monterey, California, May 2014.
Mehran, M. and M. Kavanaugh, “Complexities of Contaminated Groundwater Sites – Need for
Transition Assessment”, presented at the International Water Association Conference, Lisbon, Portugal,
September 2014.
Mehran, M. and B. Sheikh, “Nitrogen in Recycled Water – Threat to Water Quality?”, presented at the
International Water Association Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2014