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Environmental Forensics: Advanced Techniques
Hilton Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
September 23-24, 2002

DAY ONE
    
 7:30-8:00 Registration
Coffee & Continental Breakfast
 
 8:00-8:15 Welcome and Introduction
Robert D. Morrison, Ph.D., R. Morrison & Associates, Escondido, CA; Paul T. Kostecki, Ph.D., AEHS, Amherst, MA
  
 8:15-9:15 Overview of Advanced Techniques for Petroleum Hydrocarbon Pattern Recognition
Allen D. Uhler, Ph.D., Battelle, Duxbury, MA
  
 9:15-10:15 Special Cases: Interesting Techniques for Estimating the Age of Regular and Mid-Grade Gasoline Released Since the 1970s
Gene W. Schmidt, R.G., GW/S Environmental Consulting, Tulsa, OK
  
 10:15-10:30 Break
  
 10:30-11:15 Application of Isotope Ratios in Forensic Geochemistry
Alan Jeffrey, PhD, Zymax Forensics, San Luis Obispo, CA
 
 11:15-12:15 Forensic Techniques for Age Dating and Source Identification of Chlorinated Solvents
Brian L. Murphy, Ph.D., Brian Murphy & Associates, Sarasota, FL
 
 12:15-1:15 Lunch
  
 1:15-2:30 Application of Soil Gas Investigations in Detecting Leaks in UST, AGST's and Continental Pipelines
Randy Golding, Ph.D., Tracer Research Corporation, Tucson, AZ
  
 2:30-2:45 Break
 
 2:45-3:45 Principal Components Analysis and Receptor Models in Environmental Forensics: Techniques and Case Studies
Glenn W. Johnson, Ph.D., The University of Utah, Center for Industrial Imaging, Salt Lake City, UT
  
 3:45-4:30 Overview and Application of Inverse Groundwater Models for Contaminant Source Identification
Ross C. Bagtzoglou, Ph.D., Departments of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics and Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY
  
 4:30-5:30 Principles and Case Studies of Cost Allocation Cost for Petroleum Contaminated Soil and Groundwater
Daniel B. Stephens, R.G.,Ph.D., Daniel B. Stephens and Associates, Albuquerque, NM
  
 5:30 Adjourn
  

DAY TWO

 8:00 Introduction
Moderator: Brian L. Murphy, Ph.D., Brian Murphy and Associates, Sarasota, FL
  
 8:15-9:15 Sampling Considerations and On-Site Analysis for Explosives Residues in Soil
Thomas F. Jenkins, Ph.D., US Army Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH
  
 9:15-10:15 Investigating Explosive Compounds and their Degradation Products in the Subsurface: A Developing Practice
Mark A. Franson, P.E., LEP, President, Charter Oak Environmental Services, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
  
 10:15-10:30 Break
  
 10:30-11:15 Impact of Chemical Diffusion, Volatilization and Biodegradation on the Interpretation of Analytical Data used for Contaminant Source Identification and Age Dating: Case Studies and Lessons Learned
James Dragun, Ph.D., The Dragun Corporation, Farmington, Hills, MI
  
 11:15-12:15 Atomic Spectrochemical Tools for Environmental Forensics
Raymond M. Barns, Ph.D. University Research Institute for Analytical Chemistry, Amherst, MA
  
 12:15-1:15 Lunch
  
 1:15-2:15 Use of Computer Controlled SEM Techniques for Speciation of Soil and Airborne Particulate
Stephen K. Kennedy, Ph.D., P.G., Microanalytical & Educational Services, RJ LeeGroup, Inc., Monroeville, PA
 
 2:15-2:30 Break
  
 2:30-3:30 Direct Push Video Imaging System for In-Situ Characterization of Contaminant Distribution and Hydrogeological Conditions
Stephen H. Lieberman, Ph.D., Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, CA
   
 3:30-4:30 Environmental Forensic Investigation of Methane Gas Occurrences
Paul D. Lundegard, Ph.D., R.G., Unocal, Brea, CA
  
 5:00 Adjourn

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