Date: February 11, 2019 – February 14, 2019
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

The Sediments Conference series is a forum for sharing research results, practical experiences, and opportunities associated with investigating, remediating, and restoring the environmental and economic vitality of waterways. Managing these aquatic systems requires complex actions that affect a diverse group of stakeholders and touch a wide range of environmental, economic, political and social issues. For more information, visit Battelle.

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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, February 12

Session: A3. Remediation of Urban Waterways
Poster: Comprehensive Source Tracking of Illicit Discharges in an Urban Sewershed
Presenter: Ryan Murley


Session: A4. Successfully Combining Remedies
Title: Construction Management Challenges of Combined Sediment Remedy
Presenter: Steve McGee


Session: B2. Cap Construction and Operation
Title: Sediment Cap Design and Placement: Site 19, Former Derecktor Shipyard Marine Sediment (Operable Unit 5)
Presenter: Stavros Patselas


Session: D1. Contaminant Fate and Transport in Sediments
Poster: Modeling to Estimate Constituent Concentrations in Surface Water and Sediment in a River from a Barge Release of Fracking Fluid
Presenter: Aaron Bernhardt


Session: D3. Groundwater/Sediment/Surface Water Interactions
Title: Application of Groundwater Transport Modeling to Examine Plume Mass Discharge and Natural Attenuation within Surface Water Sediments
Presenter: Mark Shupe


Session: E1. Innovative Characterization and Assessment Approaches
Poster: Canine Source Tracking of Illicit Discharges in an Urban Sewershed
Presenter: Antoine Muller

Wednesday, February 13

Session: A5. Habitat Mitigation and Restoration
Title: Habitat Restoration and Enhancement: Maximizing Benefits from Sediment Remediation Projects
Presenter: Senda Ozkan


Session: B6. Sediment Bioremediation
Chair: Arul Ayyaswami


Session: B7. Beneficial Use of Contaminated Sediments
Poster: Exploring Beneficial Use Options for Dredged Sediment from Toledo Harbor
Presenter: James Wescott


Session: C5. Restoration and Revitalization Strategies
Poster: Restoration of the East Branch Grand Calumet River
Presenter: James Wescott

Thursday, February 14

Session: B9. Field-Scale Application of In Sity Treatment Technologies
Title: In Situ Treatment for PCBs in Sediment: Treatability to Implementation
Presenter: Keir Craigie


Session: D8. Establishing Remediation Goals
Poster: Methods for Setting Sediment Goals to Address Fish Consumption
Presenter: Rebecca Zvoleff