Scientific Outreach

October 30-31, 2007


Welcome and Overview of KRCEE (Lindell Ormsbee and Chuck Staben, University of Kentucky; Bill Murphie, Department of Energy)

Session 1: Data Management Issues 

Development and Implementation of Data and Geographical Information System Tools for PORTS and PAD “DWIS” (David Korns, SAIC)

History of Nickel Recovery Efforts (David Silverstein, University of Kentucky)

PGDP Land Acquisition Study (Lindell Ormsbee, University of Kentucky)

Session 2:  New Technologies

Nanotechnology and Oxidative Techniques for Remediation (D. Bhattacharrya, D. Meyer, J. Xu, S. Lewis, Y. Li, and L. Bachas, University of Kentucky)

Evaluation of Biotic and Abiotic Processes on TCE Fate & Transport for the PGDP Northwest Plume (S. Hampson, KRCEE; Bruce Phillips, Portage; Bryan Clayton, PRS)

Session 3:  Historic Seismic Activity

Neo-Tectonics and Historical Seismicity (Ed Woolery and Cora Anderson, University of Kentucky)

Post Cretaceous Faulting in the Mississippi Embayment in Southern Illinois (John Nelson, Illinois Geological Survey)

The New Madrid Seismic Zone:  Evidence of Holocene Displacement in the Jackson Purchase, SE Missouri, and Tennessee (Martitia Tuttle, Tuttle & Associates)

Field Investigation of Holocene Faulting and the PGDP (John Baldwin and Keith Kelson, William Lettis and Associates; Ed Woolery, University of Kentucky)

Session 4:  Current Seismic Assessment

Challenges in Seismic Hazard Assessment for PGDP (Zhenming Wang, Kentucky Geological Survey)

Kentucky Seismic and Strong Motion Network Including the Deep Hole Observatory (Jonathan McIntyre, Kentucky Geological Survey)

PGDP Probabilistic and Deterministic Seismic Hazard Analysis (Zhenming Wang, Kentucky Geological Survey)

Session 5:  Surface Water and Ecological Issues

Surface Water Flow Model Development of the PGDP (Mike Kemp and Andy Kellie, Murray State University)

Innovative Runoff/Sediment Control Facilities (Richard Warner, University of Kentucky)

Summary of Past Ecological Investigation & Future Ecological Investigation Recommendations of the PGDP: What to Monitor and Why?  (Richard Halbrook, Southern Illinois University; Howard Whiteman, Murray State University)

Session 6:  New Technologies II

Real-Time Adaptive Sampling and Analysis Approaches to Clean-up: Challenges, Benefits, Technical & Cost Successes (Robert Johnson, Argonne National Laboratory)

Sensing Superfund Chemicals with Recombinant Systems (Sylvia Daunert and Patrizia Pasini, University of Kentucky)

Application of Enzyme Activity Probes to Characterize Aerobic Microorganisms in Groundwater at INEEL. PGDP & elsewhere (Hope Lee, Northwind INC)

Nickel Purification via Distillation (Eric Grulke and Tony Zhai, University of Kentucky)

Session 7:  Groundwater Modeling

Surface and Subsurface Lithostratigraphic Characterization of the PGDP and Vicinity (Josh Sexton, Sexton and Son; Alan Fryar, University of Kentucky; Steven Greb, Kentucky Geological Survey; Steve Hampson, KRCEE)

Lithostratigraphic and GMS Modeling (Bruce Phillips, Portage; Bryan Clayton and Ken Davis, PRS LLC; Steve Hampson, KRCEE)

Sensitivity Analysis of PGDP Groundwater (Chandramouli Viswanathan, University of Kentucky)

Future Research Directions (Lindell Ormsbee, University of Kentucky)