Jack Kramer

Jack Kramer
Laboratory Manager, Emeritus
B.S., Heidelberg College
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Gillmor 322


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.

Professional Training

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.