Week 7 (Nov. 8)

o    Nuclear Waste Remediation, Pacific Northwest National Labs, Hanford


o cancelled: Tues Nov 9,  4:30-5:30pm, Sem II, C1105 Lake Baikal, Siberia: Will Industrial Development Destroy the World’s Cleanest Lake?, Presented by Elena Agarkova, J.D.

o Wed Nov. 10, 4-6 pm, LH 3.  The Beehive Design Collective will present their newly completed banner The True Cost of Coal followed by a discussion. The Beehive Design Collective is an all-volunteer, art-activist collective dedicated to cross-pollinating the grassroots by creating collaborative, anti-copyright images for use as educational and organizing tools.

o Term research project assignment:  See Projects

Faculty Facilitator:  Judy

Tuesday (Kathleen will be at the Renewable Energy Conference)
o    Review Ecology IT (Searching Eco Observatories, Zotero)
o    Term Project Panel Organization
o    Seminar

Thursday: Veteran’s Day, A campus holiday, NO CLASS

Seminar Reading:
About Hanford
o    Hanford Reach National Monument
o    Patricia Limerick, The Significance of Hanford in American History, in Paul W. Hirt (ed): Terra Pacifica, WSU Press, ISBN 0-87422-162-5
o    Hanford Site Cleanup Completion Framework

About the Hanford 300 Project
o    Peruse the Hanford 300 Area Integrated Field Research Challenge site.   Read at least:  home, About the Site, Background, History
o    Zachara JM. January 2009 to January 2010.  Multi-Scale Mass Transfer Processes Controlling Natural Attenuation and Engineered Remediation: An IFRC Focused on Hanford’s 300 Area Uranium Plume PNNL-19209, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland Washington.    Read at least:  Abstract, Introduction, I. Project Status, II. Observed Behaviors, III. Site Infrastructure, VII.Project Data Base, VIII.Placing the IFRC Site in Perspective (at least thru p. 94), IX.Challenges and Concerns, X.Future Research Plans, XI.Outreach Activities.

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