Albert Titus

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Organochlorine pesticides (OClPs) have been analysed in the soil samples collected from landfill site, which was abandoned for more than ten years. The most commonly used OClPs of the region were identified and analysed in the soil samples collected at various depths. The method involves extraction of OClPs by soxhlet assembly, concentration cleanup by(More)
The soil receives enormous quantities of pesticides and PCBs as a waste product each year due to their wide application. The degradation and eventual fate of these chemicals in the soil largely determine ultimate environmental impact. A survey of an abandoned landfill site has been conducted in a fast developing industrial city Nagpur (India) to assess the(More)
ii Acknowledgements It is with immense gratitude that I acknowledge the support and help of my advisor, Dr. HyungSeon Oh, who continually and convincingly conveyed a spirit of adventure in regard to this research and his teaching. I would like to thank my committee members, Dr. Albert Titus and Dr. Jonathan Bird for their guidance and persistent help(More)
Since 1945 the U.S. government has conducted extensive atomic testing for purposes of protecting the national security and developing industrial uses of nuclear power. Newly available information indicates that many citizens were unwittingly harmed by exposure to radioactive fallout from this testing. The victims are pressuring the government to accept(More)
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