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image of thermal hot-spots
			in the WTC aftermath

Environmental Studies of the World Trade Center area after the September 11, 2001 attack.

U. S. Geological Survey, Open File Report OFR-01-0429

by Roger N. Clark, R. O. Green, G. A. Swayze, G. Meeker, S. Sutley, T. M. Hoefen, K. E. Livo, G. Plumlee, B. Pavri, C. Sarture, S. Wilson, P. Hageman, P. Lamothe, J. S. Vance, J. Boardman I. Brownfield, C. Gent, L. C. Morath, J. Taggart, P. M. Theodorakos, and M. Adams

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Photos involving our WTC work


Our first report concerned the fires (but the above report, OFR-01-0429, contains more analysis of the fires):
Images of the World Trade Center Site Show Thermal Hot Spots on September 16 and 23, 2001,
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0405,
By Roger N. Clark, Robert O. Green, Gregg A. Swayze, Todd M. Hoefen, K. Eric Livo,
Betina Pavi, Chuck Sarcher, Joe Boardman, and J. Sam Vance
(Last updated Nov. 2, 2001) Use the back button or a link to come back to speclab. (There are no links back to speclab from the pubs server.)


Fact Sheet:
USGS Environmental Studies of the World Trade Center Area, New York City, after September 11, 2001 U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 0050-02. (Nov. 6, 2002)


Other Reports

Clark, R.N., G.A. Swayze, T.M. Hoefen, R.O. Green, K.E. Livo, G., Meeker, S. Sutley, G. Plumlee, B. Pavri, C. Sarture, J. Boardman, I., Brownfield, L.C. Morath, 2006, Chapter 4: Environmental mapping of the World Trade Center area with imaging spectroscopy after the September 11, 2001 attack: in Urban Aerosols and Their Impacts: Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Tragedy, Jeff Gaffney and N. A. Marley (eds), American Chemical Society, Symposium Series 919, Oxford University Press, p. 66-83, plates 4.1-4.6. http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Chemistry/EnvironmentalChemistry/?view=usa&ci=9780841239166

Meeker, G.P., S.J. Sutley, I.K. Brownfield, H.A. Lowers, A.M. Bern, G.A. Swayze, T.M., Hoefen, G.S. Plumlee, R.N. Clark, C.A. Gent, 2006, Chapter 5: Materials characterization of dusts generated by the collapse of the World Trade Center: in Urban Aerosols and Their Impacts: Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Tragedy, Jeff Gaffney and N. A. Marley (eds), American Chemical Society, Symposium Series 919, Oxford University Press, p. 84-102. http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Chemistry/EnvironmentalChemistry/?view=usa&ci=9780841239166

Plumlee, G.S., Hageman, P.L., Lamothe, P.J., Ziegler, T.L., Meeker, G.P., Theodorakos, P., Brownfield, I., Adams, M., Swayze G.A., Hoefen, T., Taggart, J.E., Clark, R.N., Wilson, S., Sutley, S., 2006, Chapter 12: Inorganic chemical composition and chemical reactivity of settled dusts generated by the World Trade Center building collapse: in Urban Aerosols and Their Impacts: Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Tragedy, Jeff Gaffney and N. A. Marley (eds), American Chemical Society, Symposium Series 919, Oxford University Press, p. 238-276, plates 12.1-12.2. http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Chemistry/EnvironmentalChemistry/?view=usa&ci=9780841239166
Local preprint: http://speclab.cr.usgs.gov/PAPERS/wtc.asc.ch3

Swayze, G.A., R.N. Clark, S.J. Sutley, T.M. Hoefen, G.S. Plumlee, G.P. Meeker, I.K. Brownfield, K.E. Livo, and L.C. Morath, 2006, Chapter 3: Spectroscopic and x-ray diffraction analyses of asbestos in the World Trade Center dust: in Urban Aerosols and Their Impacts: Lessons Learned from the World Trade Center Tragedy, Jeff Gaffney and N. A. Marley (eds), American Chemical Society, Symposium Series 919, Oxford University Press, p. 40-65. http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Chemistry/EnvironmentalChemistry/?view=usa&ci=9780841239166


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