Environmental Health - Toxic Substances
Toxics Program Scientists Recognized in 2003
Toxic Substances Hydrology (Toxics) Program scientists have recently
received several distinguished awards and recognitions.
- Allen M. Shapiro will serve as the National Ground Water Association's
2004 Henry Darcy Distinguished
Lecturer in Ground Water Sciences. Dr. Shapiro will speak about
the development methods to characterize fluid flow and solute transport
in fractured rock and their application to remediation of contaminated
sites and the sustainability of water resources. This marks the fourth
time a Toxics Program scientist has been selected as a Darcy Lecturer.
- Barbara A. Bekins has been selected as the Geological Society of America's
Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Bekins will speak about microbial degradation
of contaminants and the hydrogeology of continental-plate boundaries.
This marks the fifth time a Toxics Program scientist has been selected
as a Birdsall-Dreiss Lecturer.
- The American Society of Civil Engineers awarded Michael T. Meyer and
his co-authors the 2003 Rudolph
Hering Medal for their paper in the Journal of Environmental Engineering.
The award honors a paper that makes a valuable contribution to the environmental
- Adams, C., Wang, Y., Loftin, K., and Meyer, M., 2002, Removal
of antibiotics from surface and distilled water in conventional
water treatment processes: Journal of Environmental Engineering-ASCE,
v. 128, no. 3, p. 253-260.
- James E. Landmeyer was a co-recipient of the 2002 Phoenix
Award for brownfields
redevelopment at the South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston, South
Other Recent Awards