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Bill Doucette

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Environmental Engineering

UWRL Associate Director

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Water Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985
MS, Chemistry, University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1980
BS, Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Superior, 1978


Expertise

Bioremediation, Environmental Engineering, Groundwater Quality, Phytoremediation, Soil Remediation, Water Quality


Teaching Interests

CEE-PUBH 5730-6730 Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants CEE 5620 Aquatic Chemistry CEE-PUBH 5670 Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety

Research Interests

• Use of QSARs in environmental chemistry • Analysis of organic contaminants in environmental samples • Sorption of organics to soil/sediment • Measurement of physical/chemical properties used in environmental fate assessments of organic contaminants •Phytoremediation and plant uptake of organic contaminants •Indoor air contamination by organic contaminants •Environmental fate of organic contaminants

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Doucette, W.J, (2011). Plant Uptake of Xenobiotics : Organic Xenobiotics and Plants Plant Ecophysiology. Springer Publishing Company
    • Doucette, W.J, Dettenmaier, E.M, Bugbee, B., Mackay, D., (2011). Mass Transport from Soil to Plants : Handbook of Chemical Mass Transport in the Environment . CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group
    • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B.G, Hayhurst, S.C, Pajak, C.J, Ginn, J.S, (2003). Uptake, Metabolism, and Phytovolatilization of Trichloroethylene by Indigenous Vegetation: Impact of Precipitation: Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants. Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
    • Doucette, W.J, Beutler, B., Holt, M.S, (2003). Web-based program for physical/chemical property estimation: QSARs for Endocrine Disruption, Pollution Prevention, Toxicity Screening and Persistence Predictions. SETAC Press
    • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B.G, Hayhurst, S., Pajak, C., Ginn, J.S, (2002). Uptake, Metabolism, and Phytovolatilization of TCE by Vegetation at Humid and Arid Sites: Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida and Hill Air Force Base, Utah: Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants. John Wiley and Sons, Inc
    • Doucette, W.J, (2000). Soil and sediment sorption coefficients: Handbook of property estimation methods for chemicals. CRC Press LLC
    • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B.G, Hayhurst, S., Plahen, W.A, Donney, D.C, Taffinder, S.A, Edwards, R., (1998). Phytoremediation of dissolved phase trichloroethylene using mature vegetation: Bioremediation and Phytoremediation, Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Battelle Press

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Research Reports

            • Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, (1990). Field sampling/training activities at a wood preserving waste land treatment facility, Wiggins, Mississippi. U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development, RSKERL
            • Sims, R.C, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, Grenney, W.J, Dupont, R.R, (1988). Project Summary: Treatment potential for 56 EPA listed hazardous chemicals in soil, EPA/600/S6-88/001. U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, RSKERL
            • Sims, R.C, Sims, J.L, Hansen, S., Doucette, W.J, McLean, J., Grenney, W.J, Dupont, R.R, (1988). Soil Transport and Fate (STF) Database and User's Manual, Partial Fulfillment of Cooperative Agreement CR-813211. Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, U.S. EPA
            • Sims, R.C, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, Grenney, W.J, Dupont, R.R, (1988). Treatment potential for 56 EPA listed hazardous chemicals in soil, EPA/600/6-88/001. U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, RSKERL
            • Sims, R.C, Sims, J.L, Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, (1986). Waste-Soil Treatability Studies for Four Complex Industrial Wastes: Methodology and Results, EPA-600/6-86-003a,b. R.S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, U.S. EPA
            • Other Reports

            • Doucette, W.J, (2004). Phytovolatilization Measurements At Travis Air Force Base, California. Parsons Engineering
            • Doucette, W.J, (2003). Phytostabilization of shallow groundwater using tree plantings: Collection and analysis of plant tissue for trichloroethylene at Defense Distribution Depot Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. Parsons Engineering
            • Doucette, W.J, Chard, J., (2002). Determination of 14C-benzene uptake by phragmites in a laboratory-scale constructed wetland. Komex International Ltd
            • Doucette, W.J, Chard, J., (2002). Determination of DIPA and sulfolane uptake by hydroponically grown cattails. Komex International Ltd
            • Doucette, W.J, Benson, L.S, McLean, J.E, (2001). Relationship between trichloroethylene sorption/desorption and earthworm bioavailability for three soil packages obtained from the OU5 Site at Hill AFB, Utah. Montgomery Watson/Hill Air Force Base
            • Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, Benson, S., (2000). Determination of TCE sorption/desorption coefficients for three soil packages obtained from the OU-5 Site at Hill AFB, Utah. Montgomery Watson/Hill Air Force Base
            • Doucette, W.J, Bugbee, B., Pajak, C., (2000). Impact of plants on the natural attenuation of chlorinated solvents at Operable Unit 2 Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Montgomery Watson/Hill Air Force Base
            • Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, (1990). Field volatilization emission measurements in support of a land treatment verification study, Koch Refining Company. Barr Engineering
            • Dupont, R.R, Doucette, W.J, Gan, D.R, Doherty, J.D, (1989). Evaluation and modeling of volatile organic vapor transport in the unsaturated zone for groundwater quality protection. U.S. Geological Survey
            • Dupont, R.R, Sims, R.C, Doucette, W.J, McLean, J.E, (1987). Koch Refinery/Barr Engineering land treatment demonstration project: final report. Barr Engineering

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Other

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              Scheduled Teaching

              CEE, PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2017

              CEE, PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2017

              CEE, PUBH 5730, 6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2016

              CEE, PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2016

              CEE, PUBH 5730, 6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2015

              CEE 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2015

              CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2015

              CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2015

              CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2014

              CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2014

              CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2014

              CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2013

              CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Fall 2013

              CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2013

              CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2013

              CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Environmental Chemistry of Organic Contaminants, Fall 2012

              CEE,PSC 5620 - Aquatic Chemistry, Spring 2012

              CEE,PUBH 5670 - Hazardous Chemicals Handling and Safety, Spring 2012

              CEE,PUBH 5730,6730 - Analysis and Fate of Environmental Contaminants, Fall 2011

              CEE 5620 - AQUATIC CHEMISTRY, Spring 2011

              CEE 5670 - HAZ CHEM SAFETY, Spring 2011

              PUBH 5670 - HAZ CHEM SAFETY, Spring 2011

              CEE 6730 - Analysis and Fate of Environmental Contaminants, Fall 2010

              PUBH 5730 - Analysis and Fate of Environmental Contaminants, Fall 2010


              Graduate Students Mentored

              Eric Curry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2012
              Todd Wetzel, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2011
              Naho Orito, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 - December 2012
              Oksana Roth, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 - December 2012
              Scout Mendenhall, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 - December 2012
              Andrew J. Hall, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2008
              Erik Dettenmaier, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2008
              Brandon K. Chard, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2005
              Erik Dettenmaier, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2005
              Clayton H. Ten Eyck, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2004
              Clayton H. Ten Eyck, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2004
              Holly C. Guerrero, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2004