Date: January 9, 2017 – January 12, 2017
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments features a robust technical program and ample opportunities to meet and engage with other environmental professionals. For more information, visit Battelle.

Tetra Tech is consistently recognized by Environmental Business Journal and Engineering News-Record as one of the top large businesses working in the environmental industry today. Tetra Tech performs a full range of services required to remediate hazardous waste sites, inactive waste sites, radioactive waste sites, and low-level radioactive waste sites. Our completed assignments have ranged from small and simple single objective projects to large, complex multitask and multisite projects. Learn more about Tetra Tech’s remediation and toxicological analysis services. 

Conference Presentations

Tetra Tech is proud to be home to leading experts across the markets we serve. Our staff regularly share their knowledge by researching, presenting, and facilitating discussion on emerging topics in their fields.

Tuesday, January 10

11:20 a.m.

Session: A2. Chemical/Toxicological/Biological Measurements and Monitoring
Presentation: Comparison of In Situ and Ex Situ Bioavailability Monitoring Methods for PCBs in Sediment.
Presenter: Keir Craigie

12:10 p.m.

Session: A2. Chemical/Toxicological/Biological Measurements and Monitoring
Presentation: Using Innovative Biomonitoring Techniques to Efficiently Evaluate and Restore Contaminated Sediment Sites: Three Case Studies
Presenter: Jerry Diamond

5:45 p.m.

Session: A2. Chemical/Toxicological/Biological Measurements and Monitoring
Poster: 6. Comparison of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Methods for Sediment Samples
Presenter: Keir Craigie


Session: A2. Chemical/Toxicological/Biological Measurements and Monitoring
Poster: 14. An Evaluation of Porewater and Bulk Sediment Analytical Data to Understand Benthic Invertebrate Toxicity, Anacostia River Sediment Project Remedial Investigation, Washington, DC
Presenter: Rebecca Zvoleff


Session: B4. Integrating Restoration and Revitalization Strategies
Poster: 62. Integrating Remediation, Restoration, and Habitat Enhancement into an Urban Creek
Remedy: A Balanced Design
Presenter: Senda Ozkan


Session: D3. Successfully Combining Remedies
Poster: 106. Challenges of Sediment Remedy at a Partial Offshore Naval Skeet Range Site
Presenter: Senda Ozkan


Session: D4. Innovation and Improvement in the Design Process
Poster: 111. Shoreline Structure Risk Mitigation Strategy: When the Record of Decision Directs Structurally Practicable Dredging
Presenter: Senda Ozkan

Wednesday, January 11

5:45 p.m.

Session: A8. Ecological and Human-Health Risk Assessment
Poster: 12. Toxicity of Whole Sediment and Surface Water from the Anacostia River to Fish Early Life Stages
Presenter: June Mire


Session: A9. Field Sampling Approaches
Poster: 21. Comparison of the Results of Field Sediment Texture Determinations to Laboratory Sieve Analysis Results
Presenter: Ryan Murley


Session: C8. Source ID, Loading Assessment, and Control
Poster: 81. Anacostia River Sediment Project: Steps toward a River-Wide Cleanup
Presenter: Mark Shupe


Session: D6. Evaluating Remedy Performance
Poster: 95. Post-Sediment Removal Risk Evaluation at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine
Presenter: Aaron Bernhardt

Thursday, January 12

11:45 a.m.

Session: E10. Geospatial Data Evaluation and Data Visualization
Moderator: Arul Ayyaswami

12:10 p.m.

Session: E10. Geospatial Data Evaluation and Data Visualization
Presentation: Using Bathymetry and Geomorphic Surfaces to Evaluate Contamination in River Systems
Presenter: Dave Richardson

1:00 p.m.

Session: A11. Long-Term Monitoring Strategies
Presentation: Selection of Biological Sentinels Can Affect Post Recovery Duration Following Sediment Remediation
Presenter: John Schaffer