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2001 Level II Scientific And Technological Achievement Awards (STAA)

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Level II awards - are for those who have accomplished a notably excellent research or technological effort that has qualities and values similar to, but to a lesser degree, than those described under Level I. Awarded research has timely consequences and contributes as an important scientific/technological achievement within its discipline or field of study.

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ORD Laboratory Center/Office Nominating Number Eligible Authors Basis for Award

Dr. Ronald J. Spiegel (75%)

For significant technological achievement in the conceptual design and testing of a fuel cell system for operation on anaerobic digester gas that has great environmental potential.

Titles and Citations of Submitted Papers
Test Results for Fuel Cell Operation on Anaerobic Digester Gas. Journal of Power Sources, 86:283-288 (2000)

NERL, Cincinnati, OH MM0037

Ms. Elizabeth J. Hedrick (80%)

For research that contributes to the understanding of mercury capture and control in coal combustion emission.

Titles and Citations of Submitted Papers
The development of lodine Based Impinger Solutions for the Efficient Capture of Hgo Using Direct Injection Nebulization- Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry Analysis. Environmental Science and Technology, 35(18):3764-3773 (2001)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH TF0055

Dr. Michael S. Elovitz (90%)

For advances in the understanding of the role of hydroxyl radicals during ozonation for drinking water treatment.

a) Hydroxyl Radical/Ozone Ratios During Ozonation Processes: I. The Rct Concept. Science & Engineering, 21(3):239-260 (1999)
b) Hydroxyl Radical/Ozone Ratios During Ozonation Processes: II. The Effect of Temperature, pH, Alkalinity and DOM Properties. Science & Engineering, 22(2):123-150 (2000)


Mr. Joseph Pinto (40%)
Mr. Robert K. Stevens (40%)

For contributions to the science of measurements and receptor modeling to improve air quality in the Czech Republic.

Titles and Citations of Submitted Papers
a) Techniques and methods for the determination of haloacetic acids in potable water. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2(4): 285-291 (2000)
b) Total organic carbon analyzers as tools for measuring carbonaceous matter in natural waters. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 3(1):102-112 (2001)
c) Quantitation of perchlorate ion: practices and advances applied to the analysis of common matrices. Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, 30(4):311-343 (2000)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH RM0082

Dr. Marie L. O'Shea (80%)

For research on the evaluation and management of eutrophication in Western Long Island Sound and the Hudson River Estuary.

Titles and Citations of Submitted Papers
Trends in indicators of Eutrophication in Western Long Island Sound and the Hudson-Raritan Estuary. Estuaries, (6):877-901 (2000)

NHEERL, Corvallis, OR RA0139

Dr. Robert T. Lackey (100%)

For scientific and technical achievement in advancing salmon science and in facilitating it's use in developing effective salmon restoration policy.

Titles and Citations of Submitted Papers
"Restoring Wild Salmon to the Pacific Northwest: Chasing an Illusion?". "What We Don't Know about Pacific Northwest Fish runs - An Inquiry into Decision-Making" Portland State University Press, Portland, OR, pp.91-143 (2000)

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