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SE MASS STEM Resource Fair for Educators Attracted 300

*Showing and telling* about the American Chemical Society resources that are available for K-12 educators (scroll down to see these) and Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society programs for students and educators at the Southeastern Mass Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Expo at Bridgewater State University this afternoon (May 23, 2013). 
The following is an excerpt from http://www.connectsemass.org/stem/ Regional STEM Meetings - Register Today! Join STEM stakeholders from the schools, government, industry, and community to find resources and develop plans to strengthen STEM programming in your region. Upcoming SE MA STEM Network regional meetings will take place: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - Cape Cod Community College - Register here for the February 13 meetingTuesday, February 25, 2014 - Weymouth High School - Register here for the February 25 meetingWednesday, March 5, 2014 - Jordan Jackson Elementary School, Mansfield - Register here for the March 5 meetingTues…

Improved quantification of sulfur compounds in the atmosphere by hyphenated GC-FPD-PID

246th ACS National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN Document ID: 15413, Paper# 251 Program Area:ENVR Division of Environmental Chemistry
Symposium Title:(ENVR014p) Air Monitoring INSTITUTIONS1. PID Analyzers, LLC, Sandwich, MA, 02563, United States AUTHORS         1. Jack N. Driscoll1 , PID ANALYZERS, LLC, 2 Washington Circle #4, #4, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 02563, United States  2. Jennifer L. Maclachlan1, PID Analyzers, LLC, 2 Washington Circle, #4, Sandwich, MA, 02563, United States
Title: Improved quantitation of sulfur compounds in the atmosphere by hyphenated GC-FPD-PID Abstract Body: The flame photometric detector (FPD) for gas chromatography has a high selectivity for sulfur compared to carbon. When a S compound is burned in a hydrogen rich flame, the excited species S2* is formed with the emission of blue light at 394 nm when it returns to the ground state. The response for various sulfur compounds then is proportional to the square root of the sulfur compound and varies considerably with s…

Real-Time Detection #RTD

PO 132 PALAIS 516d Real-Time Detection   #RTD
WEDNESDAY May 22, 2013 | 1:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M. Topic:
Real-Time Detection Systems technical program by the Real-Time Detection Systems Committee #RTDSC Arranger: P. Smith, OSHA, Sandy, UT. Moderator: W. Mills, Mills Consulting Inc., Oak Park, IL.Monitors: B. Fraser, Canadian Department of Health, Ottawa, ON, Canada; S. Barnes, Chevron, Bakersfield, CA. 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
SR-132-08 A Direct-Reading Exposure Assessment Method Using a Real-Time Location System (RTLS) and Wireless Personal Chemical Sensor. K. Brown, K. Mead, P. Shaw, R. Kovein, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH; R. Voorhees, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; A. Brandes, MeasureNet Technology, LLC, Cincinnati, OH.1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
SR-132-02 Whole-Air Analysis Using Field-Portable Gas Chromatography. P. Smith, OSHA, Sandy, UT.2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
CS-132-03 Comparison of Side-by-Side Particulate Sampling Using a Size-Selective Real-Time Aerosol Monitor, and a Filter Cassette Using Gravim…

Real-Time Detection Methods and Systems for Extremely Dangerous Atmospheres and Emergency Response

PO 129 #AIHCE Wednesday may 22, 2013 
Real-Time Detection Methods and Systems for Extremely Dangerous Atmospheres and Emergency ResponseWEDNESDAY | 10:00 A.M.-NOON

Topics:
Incident Preparedness & Response, Real-Time Detection Systems, #RTDSC Arranger/Moderator: P. Smith, OSHA, Sandy, UT. Arranger: J. Hill, Alameda, CA. Monitors: P. Owens, Shell Martinez Refinery, Martinez, CA;  J. Wallace, ExxonMobil Production Company, Houston, TX. 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
CS-129-01 Counterterrorism and Industrial Hygiene: Applying Real-Time WMD Detection Technologies and Countermeasures in a Mass Transit Environment — A Case Study. C. Burrus, MTA/NYC Transit, Brooklyn, NY.10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
SR-129-02 Development of Methods for a Portable Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer for Rapid On-Site Measurements of Fumigants. M. Elliott, A. Foote, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH.11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
CS-129-03 Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy: A New Approach to Mercury Vapor Analysis. G. Rowe, Arizona Instrum…