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  • Tales from Academia: How Did I Get Here?

    Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought to yourself, “How did I get here?” That was the exact question I asked myself the first morning I began my career at BSTI. Up until that point, I had spent the last four years at West Chester University (WCU) studying geology and having the time… Read More

  • Where Does Your Food Come From?

    By and large, most people in the US are quite fortunate to have access to a wide variety of foods from all over the world no matter what the season. Although this is a cultural norm, have you ever stopped to think about where your food is coming from and how your choices impact the… Read More

  • Groundwater and Your Business: Learn Why You Should Be Celebrating Protect Your Groundwater Day

    Co-written by:   September 6, 2016, just happens to be “Protect Your Groundwater Day!” Created by the National Groundwater Association (NGWA), Protect Your Groundwater Day is a day for everyone to celebrate the importance of groundwater and the impact it has on our everyday lives. So just what is groundwater and why is it important… Read More

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  • BSTI to Facilitate ASTM E50 Task Group Meetings in Texas

    On May 23rd and 24th, BSTI’s Tripp Fischer and Nora Pearse will be attending a group meeting for the ASTM E50 Sediments Corrective Action Task Group in Spring, Texas. With over 40 individuals on the RSVP list, this meeting will have the largest attendance since the start of the development of the sediment standards back in… Read More

  • How does environmental affect growth/exit strategies?

    Help it or Hurt it: How Are Environmental Matters Going to Affect Your Growth or Exit Strategy? Monday, May 22nd, 10-11AM Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, Hershey, PA Room: Magnolia AB   Kicking off the Eastern Energy Expo, presenters from BSTI and JLT will dive into how foresight and management of environmental matters can be leveraged for better… Read More

  • Coming Back for Seconds – Dinner with a Scientist 2017

    On March 24, 2017, Newark Charter School hosted their third-annual Dinner with a Scientist event. Returning for her second year, BSTI’s Nora Pearse – along with 25 other professionals, researchers and professors in the STEM field – was able to sit down and have a fun, casual meal with a small group of fifth graders… Read More

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  • Growing Vulnerability: Facing Natural Hazard-Related Environmental Liability

      NJ Municipalities: Official Publication of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities – November 2015 Worsening natural hazards are resulting in increased environmental liability. This article discusses how local governments can take common sense steps to limit their risk. Link: http://njmmagazine.org/issues/2015/2015-11/ PDF: Click here to open Share This:

  • Vulnerability Assessment of Hazardous Materials Installations in Coastal Delaware

    2014 This report presents an assessment of the vulnerability of hazardous materials installations in Delaware to sea level rise. Not publicly available. Please contact nsanatella@bstiweb.com for more information. This publication is the combined effort of our BSTI people along with various other groups. Through collaboration, we are able to enrich the world with knowledge that… Read More

  • High-mass, Four-planet Configurations for HR 8799: Constraining the Orbital Inclination and Age of the System

    The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 755, Number 1 – July 2012   Authors: Jeffrey J. Sudol West Chester University of Pennsylvania, jsudol@wcupa.edu Nader Haghighipour University of Hawaii at Manoa   With Special Thanks to undergraduate students at West Chester University, including:   After the discovery of the fourth planet within the planetary system orbiting HR 8799,… Read More

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  • Tales from Academia: How Did I Get Here?

    Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought to yourself, “How did I get here?” That was the exact question I asked myself the first morning I began my career at BSTI. Up until that point, I had spent the last four years at West Chester University (WCU) studying geology and having the time… Read More

News & Events

  • BSTI to Facilitate ASTM E50 Task Group Meetings in Texas

    On May 23rd and 24th, BSTI’s Tripp Fischer and Nora Pearse will be attending a group meeting for the ASTM E50 Sediments Corrective Action Task Group in Spring, Texas. With over 40 individuals on the RSVP list, this meeting will have the largest attendance since the start of the development of the sediment standards back in… Read More

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