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Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

Speaker Schedule for April 3, 2014


                      Speakers for the 2015 event will be posted at the end of February, 2015.


BellSouth Auditorium

Meeting Rooms 1/2

Meeting Rooms 3/4




Moderator: Adam Mangel

Site Management /Bioremediation
Moderator: Rob Workman
Geology, Groundwater and Contaminants
Moderator: Bruce Campbell


An Introduction to Electromagnetic Methods for Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring
Stephen Moysey

Use of Tracer Studies to Improve a Site Conceptual Model
Clark, Lisa

Development and Application of a Groundwater Flow Model of the Crouch Branch and McQueen Branch aquifers, Chesterfield County, SC
Bruce G. Campbell


Quantification of spatial moments of subsurface solute plumes: a comparison of geophysical and direct sampling approaches
Erasmus Oware

Reading the Groundwater Roadmap: Site Management Strategy at Sangamo-Weston OU1, Pickens, SC
Simon Kline

Occurrence of EDB, DBCP, VOCs, Radium Isotopes, and Radon in Groundwater from the Upper Coastal Plain Aquifers Near McBee, SC
James Landmeyer


The use of contextual data in artificial neural network target classification algorithms for GPR data
Adam Mangel

Zero Liquid Discharge for Wastewater Treatment in Oil Exploration Facilities
Robert Workman

Geometric Properties of Joints in Crystalline Rocks, Carolina Piedmont
Malcolm F. Schaeffer

Combined Borehole and Surface Geophysical Data to Improve Conceptual Site Models
Joseph Harrigan

Adaptive Long-Term Remediation of a Chlorinated Solvent Plume in Georgia
Jennifer Byrd

Geologic Foundation Mapping for Nuclear Safety Related Structures
Gina Ferrugia


Mitigating Challenges with Geophysics at Complex Sites
Kelly Plummer

Bioremediation of a Chlorinated Ethene Plume
at an Active Manufacturing Facility
Edward Hollifield

Metal concentrations in South Carolina streams: statewide, ecoregion, and ecobasin relationships to land cover
A.J. Jones

10:10 Evaluating Subsurface Soil Displacement as a Method for Monitoring Area-Averaged Changes in Soil Moisture
Colby Thrash

Optimizing Sustainability and Cost for EVO Injections
David F. Alden

Assessing ecological response to pharmaceuticals and personal care products in small streams
A.J. Jones


Break/Please move to the Main Ballroom


Keynote: Carlos E. Molano, Groundwater Spreadsheets: Efficient and Practical Resource for Solving Simple and Complex Flow, Pollution, and Environmental Problems



Energy and CO2 Sequestration
Moderator: Ron Falta

Innovative Remediation Strategies
Moderator: Pat Hicks

Grad/Undergrad Research
Moderator: Scott Brame


Subsurface Thermal Energy Storage for Continuous Production of Electricity Using Concentrating Solar Power
Ron Falta

Destruction of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and  Perfluoroctanoic Acid (PFOA) Using Activated Persulfate
Patrick Hicks

Characterizing the Effect of Acetate and Electron Donor Concentration on Complete Dechlorination of Chlorinated Ethenes under Fe(III)-reducing Conditions
Haluska, Alex


Porous Media Compressed Air Energy Storage of Wind Energy in Low Dip Formations of South Carolina
Alexandra-Selene Jarvis

Use of In-Situ Chemical Reduction and Bioaugmentation to Treat Trichloroethene Groundwater Plume
Brooke Propst

Mapping the Clemson Forest:  Determining the Local Mineralogy Through the Use of X-ray Diffraction
Kimberly Gloersen


Geologic CO2 storage design to increase secondary trapping cost effectively
Catherine Ruprecht

From Bench Scale to Full Scale: High Pressure Injection of Calcium Peroxide Slurry Directly into Limestone Bedrock
Brantley C. Rudd

Determination of Chemical Weathering Rates In Clemson Experimental Forest Using A Mass Balance Approach
Sergey Goretoy


Effects of Increased Basin Flux Due to CO2 Storage on Interactions between Fresh Saline Groundwater
Shuangshuang Xie

High Resolution Site Characterization Using US EPA Method 8265 in Support of Flux Field Mapping
William M. Davis

Testing the Effect of Topography on Infiltration in Rain Gardens
Andrea Creighton


Stochastic parameter optimization of poroelastic systems
Hanna, Alexander

Overcoming the Challenges of Aggressive and Rapid DNAPL Remediation in Saprolite and Fractured Bedrock
George Maalouf

Measuring soil moisture in rain gardens using geophysical methods  
Daniel Good

2:40 Forms of Environmental Hydraulic Fractures in Different Geologic Settings
Larry Murdoch

Bench-scale testing of physical separation technologies to evaluate the remediation of Surficial Soils Impacted with Trinitrotoluene
Ricky Sams

Estimating Evapotranspiration (ET) using the Penman-Monteith equation and determining if it correlates with soil displacement
Caroline Searcy



  Innovative Remediation Strategies
Moderator: Joe Rossabi
Undergrad Research
Moderator: Larry Murdoch
Carbon Fluxes
Moderator: Scott Brame
3:20 Scale-up Considerations for the Use and Interpretation of Monolithic Leachability Testing During Bench-Scale Treatability Studies
Andrew Baumeister

Characterizing the Groundwater and Surface Water of Hunnicutt Creek Wetland
Emily Thompson

Carbon Dioxide Efflux in Forest Soil and Topsoil Influenced by Soil Moisture and Temperature Variations
Katherine Hickok


Electrochemical Remediation Strategies in the Subsurface
Joseph Rossabi

Evapotranspiration Estimation and Water Balance in a Freshwater Wetland Located in Clemson, South Carolina
Brian Bastian

Comparison of till and no-till agricultural practices on carbon dioxide flux from the soil on an organic farm
Coffin, Ashley


Development of Methods that Extend Hydraulic Fracturing Applicability to Contaminated Bedrock
Richard Hall

Analyzing Effects of Barometric Pressure and Temperature on Subsurface Displacement
Savannah Miller

Analysis of carbon flux from amphibolite derived soil in Clemson Experimental Forest
Richard DeMille


Optimized In Situ Chemical Oxidant Delivery Using High Resolution Site Characterization Data
Mazzarese, Michael

Determining Inflows in a Freshwater Wetland Located in Clemson, South Carolina
Thomas Vaughan

The Effect of Soil Type, Rock Type, Topography, and Land Use on Soil Carbon Flux in the Clemson Experimental Forest
Jasmine Newman


Effective In-Situ Amendment Injection Requires a Hybrid Approach
Eric Moskal

Characterizing the effects of rainfall on deformation
Chris Jackson

Carbon Levels and Exchanges between the Atmosphere and Freshwater Reservoirs in the Piedmont
Lacy, Nolan


Mixer at Clemson Outdoor Lab


1:00—5:00 PM
Reconstructing the Earth: A Hands-On Overview of Cross-Borehole Tomographic Imaging
Dr. Stephen Moysey


Performance of thin-layer capping: a component of an enhanced Monitored Natural Recovery (eMNR™) remedy for soft organic creek sediments
Michelle Hays

Using Molarity to Evaluate Changes in the Proportion of VOC Compounds in Groundwater
Stephen Wixon

Last Updated: January 6, 2012 -- Questions or comments, contact Scott Brame.
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