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					    THE 2004 NORTH AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL FIELD
             CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION:
 ADVANCES IN ENVIRONMENTAL SITE CHARACTERIZATION AND MONITORING
                         TECHNOLOGY

                            JANUARY 14 – 16, 2004
    THE EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
                          TAMPA, FLORIDA

FULL EVENT SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2004
8:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

THE CONFERENCE [2 Concurrent Sessions]

OPENING REMARKS – David M. Nielsen, Nielsen Environmental Field School

Session IA: Advances in Environmental Site Characterization/Case Studies

      Resolving Geologic Heterogeneity
      - Richard C. Benson and Lynn Yuhr, Technos, Inc.

      Staking Remediation on Spurious Ground-Water Data: The Importance of
      Understanding Actual Site Conditions
      - John W. Oneacre, Ground-Water Solutions Inc.

      Pre-Remedial Characterization of Fractured Bedrock Aquifers: Implications for In-
      Situ Remediation Designs
      - Richard Lewis, R. Joseph Fiacco, Jr., Matthew Daly, Tim Pac and Alicia Kaber,
        Environmental Resources Management Inc.

      Expediting Site Closure Through Concurrent Delineation and In-Situ Remediation
      - Allison M. Vidal, Pedro Fierro, Jr., and Evan K. Nyer, Arcadis G & M Inc.

      Notes From the Field: The Realities of Executing an Innovative Investigation
      - Robert M. Burger, ESN North Atlantic

      Using Single-Well Tracer Techniques for Hydrogeologic Characterization and
      Evaluating In-Situ Ground-Water Remediation Technologies
      - Peter Bennett, Geomatrix Consultants, Inc., Murray Einarson, Einarson and
        Associates, Doug Mackay, Stanford University and University of California –
        Davis, and Scott Warner, Geomatrix Consultants, Inc.
      Integration of Conventional and Innovative Technologies to Develop a
      Comprehensive Site Conceptual Model: Mission Valley Fuel Terminal, San
      Diego, CA
      - Curtis Stanley and Ileana Rhoades, Shell Global Solutions, Allen Uhler,
        Battelle Memorial Institute, and Sam Williams, Geosyntec Consultants

      Integrating Site Characterization Data Into a Numerical System: A Case Study
      from Northern Montana
      - Willis D. Weight, Montana Tech of the University of Montana

      Lessons Learned From Installation and Monitoring of a Permeable Reactive
      Barrier at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant
      - Kevin Keller, Shaw Environment & Infrastructure, Thomas Graff, U.S. Army
        Corps of Engineers, and Thomas Buechler, Lake City Army Ammunition Plant


Session IB: Innovative Technology for Site Characterization & Monitoring/Vapor
Sampling

      A Comparison of Field Techniques for Confirming DNAPLs
      - Terry W. Griffin and Kenneth W. Watson, HSW Engineering, Inc.

      Continuous Monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds in the Subsurface Using
      An In-Situ Chemiresistor Sensor
      - Clifford K. Ho, Sandia National Laboratories

      Use of 3-D Seismic Reflection Imaging at Hazardous Waste Sites
      - Mary-Linda Adams and Erik Kitt, Resolution Resources

      A New Multi-Level Ground-Water Monitoring System Utilizing Multi-Channel
      Tubing
      - Murray Einarson, Einarson & Associates and Stanford University, and John A.
        Cherry, University of Waterloo Dept. of Earth Sciences

      The Use of Natural and Radioactive Isotopes in Hydrogeologic Investigations and
      Source Identification Studies for RCRA Waste Management Units
      - Michael D. Caldwell and Eric E. Wallis, Waste Management, Inc.

      FALCON: A Technique for Contaminant Fingerprinting
      - Russell H. Plumb, Jr., Lockheed Martin

      Vertical Profiling of VOCs in the Water Table/Capillary Fringe Area for Assessing
      the Impact of Vapor Intrusion
      - Cynthia J. Paul and Dominic DiGiulio, U.S. EPA National Risk Management
        Research Laboratory
      Technical Rationale and Sampling Procedures for Assessing the Effects of
      Subsurface Volatile Organic Contaminants on Indoor Air Quality
      - T.T. Wong, J.G. Agar, and Scott Digel, O’Connor Associates Environmental Inc.

      Impacts of Barometric Pumping in Deep Monitoring Wells and Adapted
      Methodologies for Vapor Sampling to Account for Atmospheric Air Exchange
      - Brian Aiken and Hassan Amini, Geomatrix Consultants, Inc.


12:30 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.

Special Lunch-Time Presentation Series (Join us for something fun and a little different!)
“High Altitude Climbing – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”
   - James M. Davidson, Exponent

1:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.


EXPOSITION OPEN – EXHIBIT HALL & OUTDOOR EXHIBIT AREA
[See Exhibitors List for Companies Participating in the Exposition]

INDOOR WORKSHOPS (pre-registration is required as seating is limited; cost is
included in your conference registration)

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. [3 Concurrent Sessions]
       Integrated Aquifer Characterization and Management Using Advanced
       Geophysics, Monitoring & Modeling Techniques
       - Ned Clayton, Schlumberger Water Services

      Low-Flow Purging and Sampling of Ground-Water Monitoring Wells
      - Michael Barcelona, Western Michigan University, Gary Robbins, University of
        Connecticut, and David Kaminski, Severn Trent/QED Environmental Systems

      Software Solutions for Ground-Water Data Management and Interpretation
      - Nilson Guiguer, Waterloo Hydrogeologic, Inc.

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. [3 Concurrent Sessions]
       Multi-Level Ground-Water Monitoring Systems for 3-D Site Characterization and
       Monitoring
       - Paul Beck, Solinst Canada Ltd.

      Lessons Learned from Applying Direct-Push Sensors and Sample Collection
      Tools to Characterize Contaminated Sites at Federal Facilities
      - Joseph Rossabi and Brian Riha, Savannah River Site, Jed Costanza, Georgia
        Tech Dept. of Civil Engineering
      Automatic vs. Manual Sampling for Surface Water and Storm Water
      - Ivan Varlamoff, Durham Geo/Slope Indicator


OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS (held at the USF Geology Research Park)

FIELD SITE #1
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
       Combining Pneumatic Slug Testing With DP Ground-Water Sampling Activities to
       Improve Site Characterization Efficiency
       - Wesley McCall, Geoprobe Systems, Inc.

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
       Using Sonic Drilling to Install a CMT Multi-Level Monitoring System
       - Murray Einarson, Einarson & Associates; Steve Bratton, Prosonic Corp.

FIELD SITE #2
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
       Low-Flow Ground-Water Sampling with the Troll 9000 Multi-Parameter Sonde
       and Flow-Sense, Auto-Stabilization Software
       - David A. Wardwell, In-Situ Inc.

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
       Subsurface Environmental Investigation Utilizing Direct-Push Technologies
       - Thomas Dalzell, AMS, Inc.

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
       Screening and Sampling for VOCs in Soil Using Methods 3815 and 5035A
       - Alan D. Hewitt, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
       In-Situ VOC Logging Using the MIP Probe: The State-of-the-Art
       - Jon V. Terpening and Thomas M. Christy, Geoprobe Systems Inc.


5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.


WELCOME RECEPTION – EXHIBIT HALL
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2004
8:00 A.M. – NOON

THE CONFERENCE [2 Concurrent Sessions]

Session IIA: Advances in Ground-Water Sampling, Water Quality Measurement
and Data Analysis

     Obtaining Discrete Samples In Well Screens
     - Ronald Schalla, Susan M. Norbutovskih and Scott F. Conley, Battelle Pacific
       Northwest National Laboratory

     Open Boreholes and Long-Screen Wells – A Scourge on Good Ground-Water
     Work (Or, “Vertical Gradients and How I Came to Love Multi-Level Monitoring”)
     - Bill Black, Westbay Instruments, Inc.

     Low Purge Volume Ground-Water Sampling Technique for the Collection of
     Ground-Water Samples at Brookhaven National Laboratory
     - Douglas E. Paquette, Brookhaven National Laboratory

     Advances in Sample Collection Techniques for Determination of Low-Level
     Concentrations of Trace Elements in Ground Water
     - Zoltan Szabo, Jacob Gibs and Vincent T. dePaul, U.S. Geological Survey

     Numerical Simulations to Assess the Monitoring Zone Achieved During Low-Flow
     Purging and Sampling
     - Mark D. Varljen, SCS Engineers, Michael Barcelona, Western Michigan
       University, James Obereiner, Waste Management, Inc. and David Kaminski,
       Severn Trent/QED Environmental Systems

     Demonstrating Natural Attenuation and Remedial Efficacy Using Passive
     Diffusion Bag Samplers
     - Eric J. Tollefsrud, Bettina Longino & Scott Warner, Geomatrix Consultants, Inc.

     The HydraSleeve No-Purge Sampler: A Cost-Effective System to Collect High-
     Quality Samples from Low-Yield Wells
     - Kent E. Cordry, GeoInsight, Inc.

     Water Quality Measurements in Ground Water Using a Multi-Probe Compact
     Sonde
     - Arend Meijer, GCX Inc.
Session IIB: Advances in Direct-Push & Drilling Technology

      The Enhanced Access Penetration System: A Direct-Push System for Difficult
      and Highly Contaminated Sites
      - James D. Shinn, II and John W. Haas, III, Applied Research Associates, Inc.

      Site Investigation Using the MIP Probe: The State of the Art in VOC Detection
      - Thomas M. Christy and Jon V. Terpening, Geoprobe Systems, Inc.

      Demonstration/Validation Project for Long-Term Use of Direct-Push Monitoring
      Wells
      - Louise V. Parker, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab, Mark
        Kram and William Major, U.S. Navy NFESC and Timothy McHale, U.S. Air
       Force, Dover Test Site

      The CRREL Test Site: Challenges and Successes with Small-Diameter Direct-
      Push Wells and Sampling Pumps
      - Louise V. Parker, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab,
        William Major and Mark Kram, U.S. Navy NFESC, Timothy McHale, U.S.
        Air Force, Dover Test Site, and Martin Gildea, Applied Research Associates

      The Direct-Push Permeameter for Characterization of Spatial Variations in
      Hydraulic Conductivity: Description and Field Assessment
      - James J. Butler, Kansas Geological Survey, Peter Dietrich, University of
        Tuebingen, Center of Applied Geoscience, Thomas M. Christy and Volker
        Wittig, Geoprobe Systems, Inc.

      SmartData Solutions: An Integrated Approach for the Collection, Processing and
      Delivery of Field Measurement and Sensor Data
      - Ned Tillman and John Sohl, Columbia Technologies, LLC

      Sonic Drilling for Soil Boring and Well Installation
      - Steve R. Bratton, ProSonic Corporation

      How You Inject is Equally Important as What You Inject
      - Alan Livadas, Vironex Inc.


NOON – 1:00 P.M.

Special Lunch-Time Presentation Series (Join us for something fun and a little different!)
“Living in the Fast Lane – Integrating an Auto Racing Career with a Real Job”
       - David M. Nielsen, Nielsen Environmental Field School
1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

EXPOSITION OPEN – EXHIBIT HALL & OUTDOOR EXHIBIT AREA


INDOOR WORKSHOPS (pre-registration is required as seating is limited; cost is
included in your conference registration)

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
       Geologic Site Characterization with Emphasis on Karst
       - Richard C. Benson, Lynn Yuhr and Ronald D. Kaufmann, Technos, Inc.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. [2 Concurrent Sessions]
       Ensuring Reliable and Accurate Water-Quality Data
       - Matt Previte, YSI, Inc.

      Handling Difficult Sampling Applications – Deep Wells, Low-Yield Wells, Turbid
      Wells and Other Challenges
      - David Kaminski, Severn Trent/QED Environmental Systems

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. [2 Concurrent Sessions]
       Applications of Field Data in Ground-Water Contamination, Risk Assessment,
       Remediation and Wellhead Protection
       - Robert Cleary, Princeton Groundwater and Waterloo Hydrogeologic, Inc.

      Practical Guide for Selecting Equipment for LNAPL Recovery
      - Bob Beyer, Durham Geo/Slope Indicator

OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS (held at the USF Geology Research Park)

FIELD SITE #1
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
       A Low-Cost Mechanical Bladder Pump for Low-Flow Ground-Water Sampling:
       Operation and ETV Field Test Results
       - Wesley McCall, Geoprobe Systems, Inc.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
       Direct-Push Wells: A New, Cost-Effective Method for Installing Long-Term
       Monitoring Points
       - Kent E. Cordry, GeoInsight, Inc.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
       Low-Flow Purging and Sampling of Ground-Water Monitoring Wells
       - Michael Barcelona, Western Michigan University, Gary Robbins, University of
         Connecticut, and David Kaminski, Severn Trent/QED Environmental Systems
4:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      How You Inject is Equally Important as What You Inject
      - Alan Livadas, Vironex, Inc.

FIELD SITE #2
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
       Using EPA Method 5035A for Preservation of VOCs in Soil Samples
       - David Turriff, Chemisphere, Inc.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
       Hydraulic Conductivity Profiling Using the Cone Permeameter
       - Steve Knobbe, Geoprobe Systems, Inc.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
       Collecting and Interpreting Pumping and Slug Test Data in the Field
       - Nilson Guiguer and Derek McGregor, Waterloo Hydrogeologic, Inc.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
       Properly Abandoning and Sealing Boreholes and Monitoring Wells
       - Jim Piasecki, CETCO Drilling Products


5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.


POSTER SESSION AND SOCIALIZER – EXHIBIT HALL
Poster Session Papers (as of press time)

       Electrical Conductivity Mapping of the South Nation River, Eastern Ontario
       - Michel J.L. Robin and J Kingsley, University of Ottawa, Dept. of Earth Sciences

       Low-Flow Purging and Sampling Using ASTM Standard D6771
       - David M. Nielsen, Nielsen Ground-Water Science, Inc.

       Measurement and Characterization of Shallow Karst Features
       - Marianne O’Neal-Caldwell, University of South Florida, W. Bruce LaFrenze and
         William H. Bulmer, Hartman and Associates

       How You Inject is Equally Important as What You Inject
   -   Alan Livadas, Vironex Inc.

______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2004
8:00 A.M. – NOON


EXPOSITION OPEN – EXHIBIT HALL & OUTDOOR EXHIBIT AREA


INDOOR WORKSHOPS

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. [2 Concurrent Sessions]
       Landfill Gas Production and Characterization
       - Duane Winegardner, Cardinal Engineering

       Fluorescence-Based Technologies for Hydrocarbon Detection Using CPT
       - John W. Haas III, Applied Research Associates, Inc.

10:00 a.m. – Noon [2 Concurrent Sessions]
      Field Performance and Errors in the Analysis of Slug Tests
      - Willis D. Weight, Montana Tech of the University of Montana

       Immunoassay Analysis of PCB-Contaminated Sediment: Validation Study
   -   Thomas Markee, EnChem, Inc.

EQUIPMENT DEMOS

FIELD SITE #1
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
       Low-Flow Sampling Made Easy: The Micropurge Sampling System
       - David B. Kaminski, Severn Trent/QED Environmental Systems

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
       Installation and Operation of Automated Sampling and Monitoring Equipment
       Using Remote Satellite Communications to Comply With NPDES and Storm
       Water Requirements
       - Bob Beyer, Durham Geo/Slope Indicator

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
      Low-Flow Purging with YSI Multi-Parameter Sondes
      - Matt Previte, YSI, Inc.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
      Solinst LeveLogger and Telemetry System
      - Jim Pianosi, Solinst Canada Ltd.
11:30 a.m. – Noon
      Proper Selection and Operation of Pneumatic Bladder Pumps Used for Low-Flow
      Ground-Water Sampling
      - Brian Anderson, Durham Geo/Slope Indicator

FIELD SITE #2
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
       Ontario’s Approach to Well Tagging
       - Derek McGregor, Waterloo Hydrogeologic, Inc.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
       The HydraSleeve No-Purge Ground-Water Sampler
       - Kent E. Cordry, GeoInsight, Inc.

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
      Direct-Push Methods to Install Permanent Small-Diameter Monitoring Wells
   - Victor Rotonda, Geoprobe Systems, Inc.

11:00 a.m. – Noon
      Aquifer Slug-Testing with the In-Situ Inc. MiniTroll Transducer/Datalogger/PDA
      - David A. Wardwell, In-Situ Inc.

FIELD SITE #3
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
       Proper Selection and Operation of Variable-Speed Electric Submersible and
       Peristaltic Pump Systems for Low-Flow Ground-Water Sampling
       - Matt Sullivan, Durham Geo/Slope Indicator

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
       Direct-Push Dual-Tube Soil Sampling
       - Mike Carlin, Geoprobe Systems, Inc.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
      Small-Diameter Low-Flow Pumps: Micro Bladder Pump, Mini Inertial Pump and
      Peristaltic Pump
      - Randy Blackburn, Solinst Canada Ltd.

11:00 a.m. – Noon
      Electronically Controlled CPT and Wireline Drilling
      - James D. Shinn II, Applied Research Associates, Inc.


EXPOSITION CLOSES AT NOON
NOON – 1:00 P.M.


Lunch

1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.


THE CONFERENCE - KEYNOTE SESSION
(Trust us, you’ll want to stick around for this!)

        Moving Beyond Contaminant Concentrations – A Flux-Based Framework for
        Assessing and Remediating Ground Water Contamination
        - Murray Einarson, Einarson & Associates and Stanford University, and Doug
          Mackay, Stanford University and University of California - Davis

        Advances in Vadose Zone Characterization and Monitoring Required in the
        Vadose Zone Roadmap
        - Lorne G. Everett, Stone & Webster Management Consultants, Inc.

        Field Methods for Detailed Examination of Contaminant Distribution of
        Chlorinated Solvent Source Zones and Plumes
        - Beth L. Parker and John A. Cherry, University of Waterloo, Department of Earth
          Sciences

        Near Field and Far-Field Conceptual Models for Evaluation of Contaminated
        Fractured Rock Aquifers
        - Martin N. Sara, ERM, Inc.

        How the Gasoline Additives MTBE and TBA Have Changed Investigation and
        Remediation Practices
        - James M. Davidson, Exponent

        Overcoming the Pitfalls of Site Characterization
        - Richard C. Benson, Technos, Inc.

Open Panel Discussion
  - Chaired by David M. Nielsen, Nielsen Environmental Field School


4:30 p.m. Event Summary


Event Adjourns

				
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