1969- Present Laboratory Manager, National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg, Tiffin, OH
Jack’s extensive experience at the NCWQR provides continuity to all laboratory and data management tasks. He maintains oversight of all laboratory analyses and field procedures. He also conducts all maintenance and operations of sampling stations. In addition, he manages the NCWQR database and programs all data management operations.
|2006||ICP/MS Course, Varian Corporation, Wood Dale, IL|
|2004||US Geological Survey Sediment Chief Course, Baton Rouge, LA|
|1999||US Geological Survey Sediment Trainer Course, Ames, IA|
|1998||Ion Chromatography Course, Dionex Corporation, (on site)|
|1994||Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Training, Varian Corporation, Wood Dale, IL|
|1990||ICP/AES (optical) Training, Varian Corporation, Chicago, IL|
|1989||US Geological Survey Sediment Analysis Course, Ames, IA|
|1985||Carbon Analysis Course, Oceanographic Instrumentation, Austin, TX|
|1982||Gas Chromatography Training I and II Varian Corporation, Chicago, IL|
|1981||TRAACS Training Course, Braun+Luebbe Corporation, Tarrytown, NY|
|1981||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Pesticide Residue Analysis in Water, National Training and Operational Technology Center, Cincinnati, OH|
|1980||TRAACS Training Course, Braun+Luebbe Corporation, Tarrytown, NY|
|1978||Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy/Flameless Atomic Absorption Analysis Instrumentation Laboratory Inc., Chicago, IL|
|1977||Computer Course DEC RT-11 Digital Equipment Corporation, Chicago, IL|
|1974||Environmental Protection Agency Water/Wastewater Analysis Course|
Richards, R. P., D. B .Baker, .J. W. Kramer, B. J. Merryfield, and N .L. Miller. 2001. Storm discharge loads, and average concentrations in northwest Ohio Rivers, 1975-1995. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 37: 423-438
Richards, R. Peter, David B. Baker, Jack W. Kramer, and D. Ellen Ewing. 1996 Annual loads of herbicides in Lake Erie tributaries in Ohio and Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 22:414-428. Available at http://iaglr.org/jglr/db/search.php
Richards R. Peter, D. B. Baker, Nancy L. Creamer, Jack W. Kramer, D. Ellen Ewing, Barbara J. Merryfield, and Laura K. Wallrabenstein. 1996. Well Water Quality, Well Vulnerability, and Agricultural Contamination in the Midwestern United States. Journal of Environmental Quality 25:389-402.
Richards, R. Peter, D. B. Baker, Nancy L. Miller, Jack W. Kramer, D. Ellen Ewing, and Barbara J. Merryfield. 2001. Water quality in wells in the Midwestern United States. Pages 19-31 in Proceedings, Food Safety 2000. Porto, Portugal.