Environmental Solutions Presentation & Publications

Publications Written by Noblis Environmental Solutions Staff

Environmental Solutions

Ronald C. Porter (Noblis), R. Hunter Anderson, G. Cornell Long, Janet K. Anderson (Air Force Civil Engineer Center). Occurrence of select perfluoroalkyl substances at U.S. Air Force aqueous film-forming foam release sites other than fire-training areas: Field-validation of critical fate and transport properties, Chemosphere (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.01.014

Dunn, Colin, Ryan M. Macpherson, and Amy C. Maples. "Benchmarking for Military Buildings."The Military Engineer,pp. 65-66.  March-April 2015.

Wassman, Bob"Defense Should Follow Private Sector’s Energy Efficiency Lead"National Defense, February 2015.

Barry, Judith A. "Proven Sustainability Approaches Advance Mission at Navy Installations Efforts Include Energy & Water Conservation, Green Building Management PracticesCurrents, pp 54-57. Winter 2014.

Marqusee, Dr. Jeffrey and Rear Admiral David Titley, USN (Ret.), "Did we learn from Hurricane Sandy?", The Virginian-Pilot online, November 29, 2013.

Barry, Judith A. "Sustainability Approaches Proven Successful at Naval Installations" Currents, pp 62-66. Summer 2013.

Brown, Erica and Andrew Rak. "The Scan-Watch-Action Approach To Emerging Contaminants." Water Online, pp 38-39. March 2013.

Goldblum, D. K., M. Cora, and A. Rak. 2013. Assessing Ecological Risk from Mercury in Little Bay Estuary: A Study from Fort Totten in New York.  Environmental Quality Management, Fall 2013.

Gadagbui, B., J. Patterson, A. Rak, R. S. Kutzman, G. Reddy, and M. S. Johnson. 2012.  Development of a Relative Source Contribution Factor for Drinking Water Criteria: The Case of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX), Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 18:2, 338-354.

Underwood, P. and Rak, A. 2013.  New Chemicals and Materials: Incorporating Environmental and Human Health Impacts and Costs into the Defense Acquisition Process. Society for Risk Analysis, Baltimore, MD December 2013.

Rak, A., N. Bass, and C.M. Vogel. 2013.  Phase I Impact Assessment Results for 1-Bromopropane and 3-Nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO). Society for Risk Analysis, Baltimore, MD December 2013.

Barry, J.A.  "Characterization of DoD Installation Wastewater Treatment." Published by the Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program. 2012.

Gadagbui, B., J. Patterson, A. Rak, R. S. Kutzman, G. Reddy, and M. S. Johnson. "Development of a Relative Source Contribution Factor for Drinking Water Criteria: The Case of Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX)." Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 18:2. 338-354. 2012.

Barry, J.A. and Vogel, C.M. Significant Research and Development on Wastewater Treatment Technology. Published by the Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program. 2012.

Bass, N., A. Rak, C. M. Vogel and K. Lanier. "Watching Nanomaterials: Process Adaptations for New Types of Emerging Contaminants." Society for Risk Analysis, San Francisco, CA. December 2012.

Rak, A., N. Bass, C. M. Vogel and K. Lanier. "Possible Impacts from Increased Regulatory Action for Decabromodiphenyl Ether on the Department of Defense." Society for Risk Analysis, San Francisco, CA. December 2012.

Rak, A., N. Bass, C. M. Vogel and K. Lanier. "Phase I Impact Assessment Results for Vanadium Pentoxide and Decabromodiphenyl Ethers." Society for Risk Analysis, San Francisco, CA. December 2012.

Rak, A. and C.M. Vogel. "Implementation of Risk Management Actions for Explosives: A Case Study for RDX."  Society for Risk Analysis, Charleston, SC. December 2011.

Bass, N., A. Rak and C.M. Vogel. " Phase I Impact Assessment Results for Diisocyanates and Phthalate Esters."  Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program / Environmental Security Technology Certification Program Partners in Environmental Technology Workshop, Washington, DC. December 2011.

Rak, A. Training on Strategic Material Selection: "What to Look for in a Chemical Ranking System." Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program / Environmental Security Technology Certification Program Partners in Environmental Technology Workshop, Washington, DC. December 2011.

Corrigan, Mile and H. Gilbert Miller. "Toward a User-Centric Digital Ecosystem," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 12-15. July/August 2011.

Smith, W. et al. "Climate Change Planning for Military Installations: Findings and Implications." Published by the Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program. 2010.

Rak, A., A. Faramarzi, M. Simmons, and C.M. Vogel. "Military Anticipation of Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) Regulations to Protect Climate: A Case Study in Proactive Reduction." Society for Risk Analysis, Salt Lake City, UT. December 2010.

Johnson, M. S., W. T. Wickwire, I. Linkov, A. Rak, K. von Stackelberg, D. Barclift, A. Meyer, and M. Greenberg. "Improvement, Verification, and Refinement of Spatially Explicit Exposure Models in Risk Assessment–Workshop Overview."  Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program/Environmental Security Technology Certification Program Partners in Environmental Technology Workshop, Washington, DC. December 2010.

Bass, N., G. R. Murnyak, and A. Rak. "Nanotechnology: Dynamic Risk Management for an Evolving Science." Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program / Environmental Security Technology Certification Program Partners in Environmental Technology Workshop, Washington, DC. December 2010.

Rak, Andrew. "Perchlorate: Not Only Rocket Science," The Environmental Forum, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 38-42. May/June 2010.

Rak, A. and C.M. Vogel.  "Increasing Regulation of Perfluorochemicals:  Potential Impacts for the Air Force Restoration Program."  Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, Technology Transfer Conference, San Antonio, TX. April 2010.

Klara, Julianne M. and John E. Plunkett. "The Potential of Advanced Technologies to Reduce Carbon Capture Costs in Future IGCC Power Plants." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 4, issue 2, pp. 112-118. March 2010. (peer reviewed)

Gadagbui, B., J. Patterson, S. S. Kueberuwa, A. Rak, R. S. Kutzman, G. Reddy, M. S. Johnson, and M. Dourson.  "Development of a Relative Source Contribution Factor for Drinking Water Criteria: The Case of Hexahydro‐1,3,5‐trinitro‐1,3,5‐triazine (RDX)."  Society for Toxicology Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. March 2010.

Horin, Jonathan D., et al. "Optimizing Environmental Cleanup." The Military Engineer, no. 663, pp. 57-58. January-February 2010.

Bunin, Stacy Lee, et al. "NOAA's Near-Real-Time Data Products from NPP and NPOESS." American Meteorological Society's 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems - GOES-R and NPOESS, Atlanta, GA. Jan. 17-21, 2010. Presentation.

Rak, A., W. Glaccum, and T. Pitrat. "Assessing Risks from Emerging Contaminants: Using Expert Elicitation and Group Decisions." Society for Risk Analysis, Baltimore, MD. December 2009. Presentation

Rak, A. and K. Scanlon. "Research and Development Efforts to Reduce Risks from Emerging Contaminants." Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program/Environmental Security Technology Certification Program Partners in Environmental Technology Workshop, Washington, DC. December 2009. Presentation.

Rak, A. "SF6 & RDX: Phase II Impact Assessment Results, RMOs and Research Needs." Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program / Environmental Security Technology Certification Program Partners in Environmental Technology Workshop, Washington, DC. December 2009. Presentation.

McClinton, Arthur T. "Secure Remote Access to Telemetry: A Study in How to Allow Remote Access to Satellite Telemetry Data," presented at the Security Track of the International Telemetry Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Oct. 27, 2009.

Mineart, Gary M. "Current Best Estimates of Performance for NPOESS Environmental Data Records with Oceanographic Applications." Oceans 2009 Conference in Biloxi, MS. Oct. 26-29, 2009. Presentation in conjunction with MTS/IEEE .

Plunkett, John E., David Gray, and Charles W. White III. "Performance and Cost Comparisons of Alternate IGCC Based CO2 Capture Technologies" 2009 Gasification Technologies Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Oct. 7, 2009. Presentation.

Plunkett, John E., David Gray, and Charles W. White III. "Performance and Cost Comparison of Four Alternate CO2 Capture Technologies for IGCC Power Generation." Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Sept. 21, 2009.

Andersen, Chad. "Successful Security Control Selection Using NIST SP 800-53." ISSA Journal. July 2009.

Barry, Judith. "Water and Wastewater Infrastructure and Climate Change," National Defense Industrial Association Environment, Energy and Sustainability Symposium and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado. May 7, 2009.Presentation.

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