Thursday Agenda

  Wednesday, October 12, 2011




9:00 a.m.

Convene/Opening Remarks/Approved September 13, 2011 SAB Minutes and September 14, 2011 SAB Minutes

Mr. Joe Francis Chair

9:10 a.m.

Program Update

Dr. Jeffrey MarquseeExecutive DirectorPresentation

9:30 a.m.

Munitions Response Overview

Dr. Herb NelsonMunitions ResponseProgram ManagerPresentation

9:35 a.m.

12 MR02-009 (MR-2229): Inversion of High Frequency Acoustic Data for Sediment Properties Needed for the Detection and Classification of UXOs (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Brian HefnerApplied Physics LaboratorySeattle, WAPresentation

10:20 a.m.

12 MR02-006 (MR-2231): Acoustic Response of Underwater Munitions near a Sediment Interface: Measurement-Model Comparisons and Classification Schemes (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Steven KarglApplied Physics LaboratorySeattle, WAPresentation

11:05 a.m.


11:20 a.m.

12 MR02-031 (MR-2230): Data and Processing Tools for Sonar Classification of Underwater UXO (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Raymond LimNaval Surface Warfare Center Panama City DivisionPanama City, FLPresentation

12:05 p.m.


1:20 p.m.

Weapons Systems and Platforms Overview

Mr. Bruce SartwellWeapons Systems and PlatformsProgram ManagerPresentation

1:25 p.m.

12 WP02-005 (WP-2208): GrIMEx (Green IM Explosive): Development of Novel IM Comp B Replacements Based on Green TNT and RDX Replacements (FY12 New Start)

Dr. David PriceBAE Systems OSIKingsport, TNPresentation

2:10 p.m.

12 WP02-010 (WP-2209): Melt-Castable Formulations Containing DAAF as Replacements for Comp B (FY12 New Start)

Ms. Elizabeth FrancoisLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos Alamos, NMPresentation

2:55 p.m.


3:10 p.m.

Weapons Systems and Platforms Overview

Mr. Bruce SartwellWeapons Systems and PlatformsProgram ManagerPresentation

3:15 p.m.

12 WP03-015 (WP-2210): Thermal Catalytic Syngas Cleanup for High-Efficiency Waste-to-Energy Converters (FY12 New Start)

Mr. Christopher MartinUniversity of North DakotaGrand Forks, NDPresentation

4:00 p.m.

12 WP03-029 (WP-2211): Rotary Kiln Gasification of Solid Wastes for Base Camps (FY12 New Start) 

Mr. Stephen CosperU.S. Army Construction Engineering Research LaboratoryChampaign, ILPresentation

4:45 p.m.

Strategy Session

SAB Members

5:00 p.m.

Public Discussion/Adjourn for the day


 Thursday, October 13, 2011




8:30 a.m.

Convene/Opening Remarks

Mr. Joe FrancisChair

8:35 a.m.

Environmental Restoration Overview

Dr. Andrea LeesonEnvironmental RestorationProgram ManagerPresentation

8:40 a.m.

12 ER02-007 (ER-2221): Interaction of Microbial and Abiotic Processes in Soil Leading to the (Bio)Conversion and Ultimate Attenuation of New Insensitive Munitions Compounds (FY12 New Start)

Dr. James FieldUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZPresentation

9:25 a.m.

12 ER02-004 (ER-2220): Dissolution of NTO, DNAN and Insensitive Munitions Formulations and Their Fates in Soils (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Katerina DontsovaUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZPresentation

10:10 a.m.


10:25 a.m.

12 ER02-003 (ER-2219): Characterization of Residues from the Detonation of Insensitive Munitions (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Isabelle PoulinDRDC - ValcartierMr. Michael WalshUS Army CRRELPresentation

11:10 a.m.

12 ER02-020 (ER-2222): Combined Biological and Chemical Mechanisms for Degradation of Insensitive Munitions in the Presence of Alternate Explosives (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Kevin FinneranClemson UniversityAnderson, SCPresentation

11:55 a.m.


12:40 p.m.

12 ER02-032 (ER-2223): Development of Environmental Health Criteria for Insensitive Munitions (IMX-101-104) (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Mark Johnson U.S. Army Institute of Public HealthAberdeen Proving Ground, MDPresentation

1:25 p.m.

Resource Conservation and Climate Change Overview

Dr. John HallResource Conservation and Climate ChangeProgram ManagerPresentation

1:35 p.m.

12 RC02-022 (RC-2204): Decision-Scaling: A Decision Framework for DoD Climate Risk Assessment and Adaptation Planning (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Casey BrownUniversity of MassachusettsAmherst, MAPresentation

2:20 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

12 RC02-066 (RC-2206): Understanding Data Needs for Vulnerability Assessment and Decisionmaking to Manage Vulnerability of DoD Installations to Climate Change (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Richard MossBattelle, Pacific Northwest DivisionCollege Park, MDPresentation

3:15 p.m.

12 RC02-011 (RC-2232): Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation on Southwestern DoD Facilities (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Raphael SagarinInstitute of the EnvironmentUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ


4:00 p.m.


4:15 p.m.

12 RC02-042 (RC-2205): Assessing Climate Change Impacts for DoD Installations in the Southwest United States During the Warm Season (FY12 New Start)

Dr. Christopher CastroUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ


5:00 p.m.

Public Discussion/Adjourn