Welcome to the site of the Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy. This publication will incorporate the conference proceedings from 2005 conference to the present.
28th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOILS, SEDIMENTS, WATER, AND ENERGY
ANALYSIS, SITE ASSESSMENT, FATE, ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN RISK ASSESSMENT, REMEDIATION AND REGULATION
University of Massachusetts at Amherst October 15-18, 2012
Conference Directors: Paul T. Kostecki, Ph.D., Edward J. Calabrese, Ph.D., Clifford Bruell, Ph.D.
The annual Conference on Contaminated Soils at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has become the preeminent national conference in this important environmental area. The conference attracts 700-800 attendees annually which includes a wide variety of representation from state and federal agencies; military; a number of industries including railroad, petroleum, transportation, utilities; the environmental engineering and consulting community; and academia.
Expediting and Economizing Cleanups, this conference's theme, will be supported by the development of a strong and diverse technical program in concert with a variety of educational opportunities available to attendees. Live equipment demonstrations will augment the exhibition section which brings real-world application to the technical theory and case studies which will be presented in the platform sessions. Focused workshops will provide attendees with the type of practical application information which will impact their job performance immediately.
The conference promises to be an exciting opportunity for all those concerned with the challenge of developing creative, cost-effective assessments and solutions that can withstand the demands of regulatory requirements.
More information is available at our website, UMassSoils.
Current Volume: Volume 17 (2012)
Characteristics of Soils and Heavy Metal Content of Vegetation in Oil Spill Impacted Land in Nigeria
Babatunde Saheed Bada and Tosin Akinola Olarinre
Mercury Exposure Considerations: Evaluating the Chemical Form and Activities of the Individual
Christopher M. Teaf and Michele Garber
How Overly Cautious Risk Assessment Methods Overstate Risk from PCBs in Indoor Air
James D. Okun, Andy Rezendes, and James Occhialini
Interpretation of Biological Data on Indoor Air Quality: Presence Doesn't Equate to Significance
Christopher M. Teaf and Bruce J. Tuovila
Dechlorination of Pentachlorophenol by Zero Valent Iron and Bimetals: Effect of Surface Characteristics and Bimetal Preparation Procedure
Buddhika Gunawardana, Naresh Singhal, and Peter Swedlund
Remediation of a Former MGP Site in Norwich New York: a Case Study
Scott A. Underhill, Carsten Floess, and Tracy Blazicek
Sampling Strategy and Risk Evaluation of PAHs in Soil Near a Former Pipeline in Maine
Charles D. Race, James M. Tarr, Thomas E. Johnson, and Anna-Marie S. Christian
Risk Considerations Related To Environmental Arsenic Exposure: Drinking Water Ingestion Versus Dietary Intake Or Soil Exposure
Christopher M. Teaf and Douglas Covert
Southern Caspian Sea Coasts, Morphology, Sediment Characteristics, and Sea Level Change
Alireza Firoozfar, Edward N. Bromhead, Alan P. Dykes, and Mir Ahmad Lashteh Neshaei
PCDDs/PCDFs in Soils at a Former Tannery Site-- Profiles as Evidence of PCP Contamination
Gary T. Hunt and Melita F. Lihzis
New Continuous Monitoring Technologies for Vapor Intrusion,
Thomas H. Smith, Geoff Hewiit, John M. Selleck, and Peter Morris