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IC EST2007

The Third International Conference
on Environmental Science and Technology

sponsored by the American Academy of Sciences will be held
on August 6-9, 2007

in Houston, Texas, the United States of America (USA).


List of the Conference Paper and Poster Awardees

Student Paper Award

Acid Mine Drainage Treatment by a Two-Step Neutralization Ferrite-Formation Process. Pepe Herrera Salgado, Hiroyuki Uchiyama, Toshifumi Igarashi, and Kuniomi Asakura, Yusuke Ochi, Fumishige Ishizuka, and Koichi Hashimoto (Hokkaido University, Japan)

Biodegradation Kinetics of Methyl T-Butyl Ether by Nitrate Reducing Mixed Culture. Manmohan S. Lal, Khursheed Karim and Greg Thoma (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA)

Glycoconjugates as a Potential Decontaminant of Bacterial Spores. Samea Lone and Olga Tarasenko (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, AR, USA)

Constructed Treatment Wetlands: Sustainable Technology for the Petroleum Industry. Paul Emeka Eke, Miklas Scholz, and Scott D. Wallace (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Watershed-Scale Statistical Evaluation of Effectiveness of Bmps in Southwestern Louisiana River Basins. Hemant Chowdhary, Z.-Q. Deng, and Vijay P. Singh (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA)

Occurrence and Distribution of Naturally Occurring Arsenic in the Humboldt River Basin, Northern Nevada. Shahnewaz Mohammad and Regina N. Tempel (University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA)

Young Scientist Paper Award

Anaerobic Treatment of Distillery Spent Wash in UASB and Hybrid Reactor. Sunil Kumar Gupta; Singh, Gurdeep and Gupta, S. K. (Indian school of Mines University, India)

Kinetics and Degradation Products of Ozonation of Sulfamethoxazole. Viviane Yargeau, Christine Leclair and Jonathan Rubin (McGill University, Canada)

Antimony and Arsenic Species in Sediment Pore Water, Tested with SOFIE®. Lars Duester, Alfred V. Hirner, and Jos P. M. Vink (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Dechlorination of Hexachlorobenzene by Using Nanoscale Iron and Nanoscale Bimetallic Particles. Yao-Cyong Chen, Yang-hsin Shih, and You-zong Dai (National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan)

Optimal Sustainable Design for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Using Evapotranspiration Bed System. Anna M. Doro-on, Chia Shun "Rocky" Shih, and G. Alberto Arroyo (University of Texas at San Antonio, TX, USA)

Conference Paper Award

Trajectory Analysis of 210Pb and 7Be in Surface Level Air in Scotland. Alfred S. Likuku (Botswana College of Agriculture, Botswana)

Use of Industrial By-Products as Cementitious Materials in Concrete Bridge Decks. Sukhvarsh Jerath and Charles Moretti, ALI Abolmaali, Greg Johnson (University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA)

Hierarchical Simulation of Biofilm Growth Dynamics in Porous Media. George E. Kapellos, Terpsichori S. Alexiou, Stavros Pavlou and Alkiviades C. Payatakes (University of Patras, Greece)

Poster Award

Sepiolite Clay as Adsorbent for Textile Dyes from Aqueous Solution. Sílvia C. R. Santos and Rui A. R. Boaventura (University of Porto, Porto, Portugal)

Characterization of 239,240Pu Radionuclide Sorption to Soil Particles and Mineral Dust Aerosols. Tatro, D.P., McMillan, N.J., Arimoto, R., Barnes, M., LaMont, S.P., Steiner, R.E., Roensch, F.R. (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA)

An Investigation into Preventing the Vertical Migration of Salt from Brine Contamination. Carla J. Landrum, Shoeb Munshi, J. Berton Fisher, Eleanor M. Jennings, Kerry Sublette, William Redman, Bryan Tapp and Dan Weber (University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, USA)

Isotopic Data Reveal Historic and Present-Day Redox Controls on Selenium Distribution and Mobilization. Rachel Andrus, Barry Hibbs, Andre Ellis (California State University-Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Identification of Similar Air Pollution Behaviours Using Principal Component and Cluster Analysis. J. C. M. Pires, F.G. Martins, S. I. V. Sousa, M. C. Pereira and M. C. M. Alvim-Ferraz (University of Porto; Porto, Portugal)

Preliminary Observations Of Tropospheric Ozone Transport Among Metropolitan Regions of Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Boian, C, Andrade, M.F. (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Study of Safe Soil Amendments to Enhance Lead Phytoremediation. Sarah Bloch and Barbara Kramer (Truman State University, Kirskville, MO, USA)


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