September 2, 1998 Special Presentation
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Studies
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"An Assessment of the Rail Transportation
Dr. John C. Pine
Points covered in the presentation were the carriers and companies surveyed, modeling tools used, meteorological conditions represented, characteristics of EHS, vulnerability zones, populations at risk, results and future plans for continued study in this area.
JOHN PINE, Ed. D.
Associate Professor - Research, Institute for Environmental Studies, Member of the Graduate Faculty, and Adjunct Professor Department of Management, Louisiana State University.
Major Areas of Research Interest
Environmental Risk Assessment
Bachelor of Arts (History) 1968, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN. Masters of Education, 1974, University of Georgia (Adult Education & Counseling) Doctor of Education, 1979, University of Georgia (Higher Education Administration and Public Administration)
Member, Board of Visitors, Federal Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Management Institute, Emmitsburg, MD. (1990 - 1994).
Peer Review Committee: Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, June, 1996. Reviewer for research grants awarded by U.S. EPA.
Planning Committee: Toxic Release Inventory, National Conference. September, 1997.
Member of the Mitigation of Hazardous Materials Transportation Incidents: Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation. June, 1996 - Ongoing.
"Liability Issues in Natural Disasters," Journal of Mass Emergencies. Special Issue. Fall 1997.
"Liability in Emergencies," in The Second Assessment, Natural Hazards and Applications Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, July, 1997.
Liability Issues in Emergency Management," Pine, John C. Safety Science, March 1995, Netherlands.
"Cumulative Trauma Disorders - The Disease of the 90's" An Interdisciplinary Analysis." Dennis P. Juge, H. Stokes, and J. Pine. Louisiana State University Law Review. May, 1995.
"Characteristics and Cost Analysis of Injuries & Illnesses in Poultry Processing Operations in Louisiana." C. Vellala, J. Pine, B. Marx., A. Farr, F. Sistler, F. Aghazadeh. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, Athens, GA. January 1995.
"Risk Assessment of Natural and Technological Hazards in Calcalsieu Parish," conference proceedings, FEMA National Conference on Mitigation, December, 1995, Washington, D.C.
"Using TRI Data as a Hazard Indicator," conference proceedings, National Governors Association, Emergency Planning and Response Conference, November, 1995, Orlando, FL.
"Analyzing Chemical Risks in High Hazard Areas," paper presented to the National Conference of State Title III Directors, Denver, CO, July 1994.
Liability Issues in Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Efforts, U.S. Fire Administration, Washington, D.C. 1994.
Effective Emergency Preparedness for School Systems. Beam, Brian, John C. Pine, Public Risk, PRIMA, Arlington, Va., Sept.-Oct., 1994
Pine, John C. "A Systems View of Emergency Response to Hurricane Andrew," Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, Boulder, CO, 1993.
Pine, John C., Marx, Brian D. Characteristics of Workers' Compensation Injury and Illness Claims for Logging Operations in Louisiana, 1985-1991. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, Jan. - Feb., 1992.
"Supplementary Data System: Using Workers' Compensation Data for Surveillance," paper presented to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, November 22, 1991. Submitted to the Journal of Occupational Medicine for publication, January, 1992.
"Legal Issues in Emergency Management" in The Principles and Practices of Emergency Management by Thomas Drabeck and Gerard Hoetmer, Washington, D.C.: International City Management Association, 1991.
Tort Liability Today: A Guide For State and Local Governments. With Robert B. Bickel, Washington, D.C.: National League of Cities and the Public Risk Management Association, 1991 (2nd Edition). Annual updates published in 1987 through 1992.
Pine, John C., Ullman, Rachel S., Marx, Brian D., and Robbins, K. "Liability of Local Government Units and Officers Under 42 U.S.C. section 1983," Public Official Liability, Washington, DC: Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) and the National Institute of Municipal Law Officers (NIMLO), Vol.3, #1, 1991.
Pine, John C. and Bevan, Karen, Characteristics of Compensable Cases in Louisiana, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991. Baton Rouge: Department of Employment and Training, Office of Workers' Compensation, 1992.
"Characteristics of Fire Fighter Injuries and Illnesses in Louisiana," Speaking of Fire, Stillwater, OK: Oklahoma State University, December.
"Legal Issues In Emergency Management: Liability Case Studies." Washington, D.C.: Emergency Management Institute, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1990.
"Liability In Emergency Planning." Washington, D.C.: United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1988.
"Legal Issues In Emergency Management." Washington, D.C.: FEMA, 1988.
Phone: (504) 388-1075
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Ph.D. Physics, University of Lowell (Massachusetts), 1990
January 1990 to present:
1985 to 1989:
1983 to 1985:
Atmospheric and Indoor Dispersion of Aerosols
J. Pine, E. Sajo, R. East, An Assessment of the Transportation of Extremely Hazardous Substances for the Southern Mississippi Corridors, submitted to the International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters., 1998.
E. Sajo, H. Zhu, "Transient Computational Model of Indoor Aerosol Dispersion", Journal of Aerosol Science, to be submitted, 1998.
E. Sajo, R.E. Teague, J.C. Courtney, "A Portable Device to Generate Instantaneous Aerosol Releases", Journal of Aerosol Science, submitted, 1997.
E. Sajo, H. Zhu, "Experimental Analysis of Indoor Aerosol Dispersion", Journal of Aerosol Science, submitted, 1997.
E. Sajo, J.R. Sheff, "A Solution to the Inversely Stated Transient Source-Receptor Problem", Trans. Am. Nuc. Soc., 1995, pp. 211-212.
E. Sajo, M.L. Williams, "Pressure Vessel Neutron Spectrum Analysis of the Czech LR0/VVER440 Benchmark Experiment", Proceedings of the ANS Topical Meeting on Radiation Protection and Shielding, April 21-26, 1996, Falmouth, MA., pp. 181-188.
E. Sajo, H. Zhu, "Beta Spectroscopy of Short-lived Radionuclides Using In-cocktail Neutron Activation", J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., Vol. 192, No. 1, pp. 45-53, 1995.
E. Sajo, F.B.K. Kam, "VVER-440 Dosimetry and Neutron Spectrum Benchmark", NUREG/CP-0133-Vol. 3 95-110. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washingoton, D.C., April, 1994.
E. Sajo, M.L. Williams and M. Asgari, "Comparison of Measured and Calculated Neutron Transmission Through Steel for a 252Cf Source", Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 20, No. 9, pp. 585-604, 1993.
E. Sajo, "On the Recursive Properties of Dawson's Integral", Journal of Physics A, Mathematical and General, Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 2977-2987, 1993.
E. Sajo et al, English-Hungarian Dictionary of Technology and Science, Academic Press, Budapest, 1993.
E. Sajo, "Application of G-Transformation to Reduce Higher Transcendental Functions", Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 17, No. 10, pp. 579-582, 1990.
E. Sajo, "A Note on Products of the Type (a+b)n", Annals of Nuclear Energy, Vol. 16, No. 7, pp. 361-362, 1989.
E. Sajo, "An Inverse Method Utilizing Downwind Measurements to Assess Accidental Atmospheric Releases", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Lowell. UMI Publishing, Ann Arbor, MI, 1990.
E. Sajo, "Ground-level Concentration Distribution and Dose Assessments Due to Radionuclide Releases at Paks, Hungary", J. Eroterv , V. 23, 1985.
E. Sajo, "An Analytical Model of the Neutron Flux Distribution in VVER-440 type Reactors", M. S. Thesis, Institute of Nuclear Techniques, Technical University of Budapest, 1983.
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