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2018 Speaker Schedule

Clemson Hydrogeology Symposium

Clemson Hydrogeology Symposium

Below is the schedule for April 12, 2018

Click here to view the 2018 Event Program


BellSouth Auditorium

Meeting Rooms 1/2

Meeting Rooms 3/4




Chlorinated Compound Remediation
Moderator: John Haselow

Moderators: Timothy Daniel & Christian Pullano

General Remediation
Moderators: David Heicher & Steven Aufdenkampe


Klozur® One: A Built in Soluble Activator with Klozur
Hicks, Patrick

Siting Wells in Complex Hydrogeologic Settings
Harrigan, Joseph

Identification and Delineation of Weathered Gasoline LNAPL using Laser Induced Fluorescence Technology
Heicher, David


Large-Scale Remediation of TCE Using Abiotic Degradation with ZVI and Enhanced Biological Degradation
Kelley, Robert

Defining Ground-Water Movement at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida
Champion, Tom

Overview of State LNAPL Management Strategies
Laub, Matthew


Technologies, Methodologies, Best Practices for Distribution of Liquid and Solid Amendments for Chlorinated Solvent Remediation
Eliot, Cooper

Modeling and Designing a Hydraulic Source Zone Isolation System
Gebrai, Yoel

Natural Source Zone Depletion at LNAPL Sites
Rhine, Elizabeth


Identification and Recovery of TCE Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) in Source Area Using Low Cost Methods
Foster, John

Mine Water Resource Management-Groundwater Modeling for Planning and Use
Dean, Joey

Quantitative Estimation of LNAPL Recovery Endpoints: A Case Study
Zenker, Matthew


Utilizing Bioavailable Absorbent Media (BAM) to Remediate Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in Groundwater
Kinsman, Larry

Hydrogeologic and Geomorphic Processes in a Wastewater Spray Irrigated Agricultural System located in a Karstic Seasonably-Cold Climate
Daniel, T.J.

In-Situ Geochemical Stabilization (ISGS) for Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Treatment – Technical Assessment
Scalzi, Michael


Slow Release Multi-Oxidant Cylinders for Remediation of a 1,1-DCE Plume at an Industrial Site in the Uplands of South Carolina
Hollifield, Edward

Accuracy Assessment of Conventional Rainfall-Runoff Modeling in Ungauged Basins
Hayes, Isaac

Treatment of Coal Tar Using In Situ Smoldering Combustion
McMaster, Michaye


Combined Remedies with Passive Sustained Release ISCO Technology Treatment for Chlorinated Solvents Site in Canada
Colgan, Timothy

Effects of Organic Compounds and Ionic Strength on the Fate and Transport of Toxoplasma gondii in Saturated Porous Media
Pullano, Christian

Design and Implementation of an Arsenic Phytoremediation Pilot Study at a Wood Treatment/Chromated Copper Arsenate Site
Moore, Alan


ISCR Lessons Learned over the Last Decade
Haselow, John

Anisotropy of Hydraulic Conductivity in Piedmont Residual Soil and Saprolite
Schaeffer, Malcolm

Evaluating Thermal Treatment as a Viable Mechanism for the Remediation of Elemental Mercury
Spain, Thomas


Break/Please move to the Main Ballroom


Keynote: Groundwater as a Buffer to Climatic Change: Dynamic Subsurface Storage of Glaciated Landscapes, David Boutt, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2018 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer



Moderator: David Freedman

Coastal Plain Hydrogeology
Moderator: Bruce Campbell

Change Detection
Moderator: Larry Murdoch


Biodegradation of Chlorobenzenes and Nitrotoluenes at an Industrial Site in South America
Silva Lemes, Maria Cristina

Hydrology of the Claiborne aquifer in Southwestern Georgia
Gordon, Debbie

Results from New Tensor and Areal Strainmeters for Monitoring Fluid Injection and Withdrawal
DeWolf, Scott


Modeling Microbial Transport in Response to Bioaugmentation for In Situ Bioremediation of 1,4-Dioxane
Ramos-Garcia, Angel

The Hydrogeologic Framework Developed for the South Carolina Coastal Plain Groundwater Flow Model
Gellici, Joseph

Characterizing Deformation during the Pumping of an Unconfined Aquifer in Pendleton, SC
Blais, Riley


Real Life Data Demonstrating the Success of Bacillus in the Bioremediation of Petroleum Contamination in Soil and Groundwater
Lawson, III, Joseph

Groundwater Monitoring Networks at the SCDNR
Williams, Joshua

Advancements in Ground Penetrating Radar Array System Technology Facilitate Fast and Economical 3D GPR Surveys
Bergstrom, Jorgen


Implementing Sustainable Remediation via Biostimulation to Expedite Site Closure of a Large Dissolved TCE Plume in Northern Georgia
Morris, Kevin

Potentiometric Surface Maps of the South Carolina Coastal Plain Aquifers, November–December 2016
Czwartacki, Brooke

Monitoring Flow in Unsaturated Soils Using Geophysical Sensing Techniques
Hundley, Britton


Influence of Methane Inhibitors and High Molecular Mass Electron Donors on Chlorinated Solvent Biodegradation
Ivey, Morgan

Development of a Groundwater Recharge Model for the Coastal Plain of South Carolina using the USGS Soil Water Balance Method
Butler, Alexander

Visualizing Subsurface Flow Mechanisms using 4D X-ray Computed Tomography Imaging within a Heterogeneous Porous Media
Mamun, Abdullah Al


Update to the Case Study of Enhanced Bioremediation of PCE in Groundwater using Milk Solution
Alexander, Andrew

SC Atlantic Coastal Plain Groundwater Availability Model
Campbell, Bruce

A Comparative Study of Wire and Plastic Fiber Optic Cable Extensometers
Williams, Reid




Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
Moderator: Matt Zenker

Moderator: Joe Rossabi

Geologic Analysis
Moderator: Alan Coulson


Occurrence and Control of Legacy and Emerging Perfluoroalkyl Substances in NC
Sun, Mei

Comparative Study for ZVI/Peroxide vs Ferric Iron Oxide Persulfate Activation Followed by Intrinsic Facultative, Biologically Mediated Processes
Scalzi, Michael

Using Fossils to Determine the Geologic Origin of the Hagood Millstone (Pickens, SC)
Thomas, Morgan


In Situ Containment of PFAS using Colloidal Activated Carbon
Northington, Chad

Utilizing Bioavailable Absorbent Media (BAM) to Remediate GRO, DRO, Crude Oil, and PVOC in Groundwater
Kinsman, Larry

Mapping Cataclastic Rock Outcrops in Upstate South Carolina to Trace a Possible Brittle Fault
Badum, Ryan


Challenges in the Field and Laboratory to High-throughput PFAS Analysis
Somerville, Stephen 

Chemical Reduction and Stabilization via Shallow Soil Mixing to Treat CrVI and Lead in Soil in Barranquilla, Colombia
Morris, Kevin

Mineralogical analysis of volcanic rocks from the island of Dominica, Lesser Antilles
Hipp, Sawyer


Application of a PFAS Mobile Laboratory Enables Dynamic Work Strategies at PFAS Site
Kelley, Robert

Soil Blending: Amendment Reaction Rates and Soil Strength Recovery
Rossabi, Joseph

Comparison Study of CO2 Flux from Two Fields during the Summer Growing Season in Clemson, SC using an EC System
Reed, Henry




Moderator: Lisa Clark

Vapor Intrusion
Moderator: Jim Fineis



Tools for Monitoring Contaminant Biodegradation when Combined with Colloidal Activated Carbon
Northington, Chad

Vapor Intrusion, An overview of current regulation and late breaking research information
Fineis, Jim



Daily Field Updates of 3D Visualization to Optimize Source Area Delineation
Kenwell, Amy

Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Technologies & Trends
Kleine, Jordan



Utilization of EPA Method 300 Chromatograms to Track Lactate Distribution in Saprolite and Fractured Rock Aquifer
Clark, Lisa

Case Study:  Site Characterization of CVOCs Using PSG Samplers
Malin, Shaun



A Novel Remedial Alternative Proposed for the Passive Treatment of Groundwater Discharging from a Coal Ash Disposal Site
Alexander, Joseph

Vapor Mitigation System Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Hestir, Benjamin



Mixer at Clemson Outdoor Lab