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NEWEST PUBLICATIONS

Development of Watercourse Erosion Risk Index and Bulking Factor for New Mexico, Produced for the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), Final Report, 5/09/2013 (30 MB) Download Report

Development of Watercourse Erosion Risk Index and Bulking Factor for New Mexico, Produced for the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), Public Presentation, 5/09/2013 (9 MB) Dowload Public Presentation

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Bulut, G.G, Cal, M.P., Richardson, C.P., Gallegos, J.B. (2012) “A Statewide Soil Erosion Risk Map for New Mexico using GIS and Fuzzy Logic,” New Mexico Journal of Science, “New Mexico’s Water Resources,” Kurt S.J. Anderson Editor, Volume 46, December 2012, pp. 27-38. Download Paper

Richardson, C.P., Gallegos, J.B., Ealey, J., Cal, M.P. (2012) “A GIS-based Estimate of Net Erosion Rate for Semi-Arid Watersheds in New Mexico” New Mexico Journal of Science, “New Mexico’s Water Resources,” Kurt S.J. Anderson Editor, Volume 46, December 2012, pp. 17-26. Download Paper

Gallegos, J.B., Richardson, C.P., Cal, M.P., Bulut, G.G. (2012) “A GIS-based Hydraulic Bulking Factor Map for New Mexico,” ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000727.

Agnihotri, S., Cal, M.P., Prien, J. (2004) “Destruction of 1,1,1-Trichloroethane using Non-Thermal Plasma,” J. Environmental Engineering, Vol. 130, No.3, pp. 349-355. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Schluep, M. (2001) “Destruction of Benzene with Non-thermal Plasma in Dielectric Barrier Discharge Reactors,” Environmental Progress, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 151-156. Download Paper

Qi, S., Hay, K.J., Cal, M.P. (2000) “Predicting Humidity Effect on Adsorption Capacity of Activated Carbon for Organic Vapors,” Advances in Environmental Research, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 357-362. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Strickler, B.W., Lizzio, A.A., Gangwal, S.K. (2000) “High Temperature Hydrogen Sulfide Adsorption on Activated Carbon--II. Effects of Gas Temperature, Gas Pressure and Sorbent Regeneration,” Carbon, Vol. 38, pp. 1767-1774. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Strickler, B.W., Lizzio, A.A. (2000) “High Temperature Hydrogen Sulfide Adsorption on Activated Carbon--I. Effects of Gas Composition and Metal Addition,” Carbon, Vol. 38, pp. 1757-1765. Download Paper

Qi, S., Hay, K.J., Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P. (2000) “Carbon Fiber Adsorption Using Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship,” J. Environmental Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 9, pp. 865-868. Download Paper

Qi, S., Hay, K.J., Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P. (2000) “Equilibrium Adsorption and Heat of Adsorption Capacities for Water Vapor and Activated Carbon,” J. Environmental Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 3, pp. 267-271. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1997) “Gas Phase Adsorption of Volatile Organic Compounds and Water Vapor on Activated Carbon Cloth,” Energy and Fuels, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 311-315. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1996) “Removal of VOCs from Humidified Gas Streams using Activated Carbon Cloth,” Gas Separation and Purification, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 117-121. Download Paper

Dimotakis, E., Cal, M.P., Economy, J., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1995) “Water Vapor Adsorption on Chemically Treated Activated Carbon Cloths,” Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. 2269-2272. Download Paper

Dimotakis, E., Cal, M.P., Economy, J., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1995) “Chemically Treated Activated Carbon Cloths (ACCs) for Removal of Volatile Organic Carbons from Gas Streams: Evidence for Enhanced Physical Adsorption,” Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 29, pp. 1876-1880. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1994) “Adsorption of Acetone and Benzene onto Activated Carbon Fibers: Comparison of Experimental and Modeled Isotherms,” Environmental Progress, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 26-30. Download Paper

BOOK CHAPTERS

Cal, M.P. (2001) “Discharges of Hazardous Waste into the Atmosphere,” Chapter 3, McGraw-Hill Handbook of Complex Environmental Remediation Problems, Jay Lehr, et al. Ed., ISBN: 0-07-027689-7

Cal, M.P. (2000) “Particulate Controls,” Chapter 13-4, McGraw-Hill Handbook of Environmental Science, Health & Technology, Jay Lehr, Ed., pp. 13.43-13.54, ISBN: 0-07-038309-X

Cal, M.P. (2000) “Gas Controls,” Chapter 13-5, McGraw-Hill Standard Handbook of Environmental Science, Health & Technology, Jay Lehr, Ed., pp. 13.55-13.68, ISBN: 0-07-038309-X

Byers, W. and Cal, M.P. (2000) “Charcoal/Activated Carbon,” Air Pollution Engineering Manual, Wayne T. Davis, Ed., Air and Waste Management Association and Wiley Interscience, pp. 368-371, ISBN: 0-471-33333-6.

EDITORSHIPS

Cal, M.P., (2004-2006) Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering

Cal, M.P. (2001) Environmental Progress, Special Issue on Air Pollution Control, Vol. 20, No. 3.

Cal, M.P. and Siegel, D. (2000) “Recent Developments in Air Pollution Control,” Topical Conference Proceedings, AIChE Spring National Meeting, March 5-9, Atlanta, GA, 230 pp.

Cal. M.P. and Chiu, C. (2000) “1st International Conference on Gas Processing,” Topical Conference Proceedings, AIChE Spring National Meeting, March 5-9, Atlanta, GA, 203 pp.

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Cal, M.P. (1995), “Characterization of Gas Phase Adsorption Capacity of Untreated and Chemically Treated Activated Carbon Cloths,” Doctoral Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, UMI Press. Graduate Advisor: Dr.. Mark J. Rood.  Doctoral Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Mark J. Rood (chair), Dr. Susan M. Larson, Dr. Massoud Rostam-Abadi, Dr. James Economy. Download Thesis

PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Gallegos, J. B., Richardson, C.P., Cal, M.P., Bulut, G.G. (2012) “A GIS-based Hydraulic Bulking Factor Map for New Mexico,” World Environmental & Water Resources (ASCE/EWRI) Congress, Albuquerque, NM, May 20-24. Download Paper

Bulut, G.G, Cal, M.P., Richardson, C.P., Gallegos, J.B. (2012) “A GIS-based Soil Erosion Risk Map for New Mexico,” World Environmental & Water Resources (ASCE/EWRI) Congress, Albuquerque, NM, May 20-24. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., (2010) “Airport Asphalt Concrete Design and Maintenance,” presented at Holloman Air Force Base, NM, May 26.

Cal, M.P., Lucero, J., Baca, T. (2009) “Pavement Management System for New Mexico Airports,” presented at 46th Annual Paving Conference, Albuqerque, NM, January 6.

Cal, M.P., Bowman, R., Phelan, J.M., Webb, S.W. (2007) “Laboratory Data and Model Comparisons of the Transport of Chemical Signatures From Buried Landmines/UXO,” presented to Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), New Mexico Tech, May 3, 2007.

Agnihotri, S., Cal, M.P., Prien, J. (2002) “Destruction of 1,1,1-Trichloroethane in a Non-thermal Plasma Reactor,” AWMA Annual Conference & Exhibition, Baltimore, MD, June. Download Paper

Phelan, J.M., Webb, S.W., Gozdor, M., Cal, M.P., Barnett, J.L. (2001) “Effect of Soil Wetting and Drying on DNT Vapor Flux -- Laboratory Data and T2TNT Model Comparisons,” Proceedings of the SPIE 15th Annual International Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation and Controls, Orlando, FL, April 16-20. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Schluep, M. (2000) “Destruction of Benzene in a Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Reactor,” AWMA Annual Conference & Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT, June 18-22.

Phelan, J.M., Gozdor, M., Webb, S.W., Cal, M.P. (2000) “Laboratory Data and Model Comparisons of the Transport of Chemical Signatures From Buried Landmines/UXO,” Proceedings of the SPIE 14th Annual International Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation and Controls, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets V, April 24-28, 2000, Orlando, FL. Download Paper

Cal, M.P., Schluep, M. (2000) “Destruction of VOCs Using Non-Thermal Plasmas,” Recent Developments in Air Pollution Control Topical Conference, AIChE Spring National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 5-9, paper 115d, p. 125. Download Paper

Qi, S., Hay, K.J., Cal, M.P. (1999) “Effect of Water on Adsorption of Organic Vapors onto Microporous Activated Carbon,” AIChE Spring National Meeting, Houston, TX, March 14-18, paper 116c.

Cal, M.P., Strickler, B.W. (1998) “H2S Removal from Hot Coal Gas Streams with Carbon-Based Sorbents,” AIChE Spring National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 9-12.

Cal, M.P., Strickler, B.W., Lizzio, A.A., Rood, M.J. (1997) “Cleanup of Hot Coal Gas with Carbon-Based Sorbents,” 214th ACS National Meeting, Division of Fuel Chemistry, Las Vegas, NV, September 7-11, pp. 872-876.

Slota, K.J., Cal, M.P., Lizzio, A.A., Rood, M.J. (1997) “Preparation of Carbon Molecular Sieves for Oxygen Separation from Air,” 23rd Biennial Conference on Carbon, State College, PA, July 13-18.

Strickler, B.W., Cal, M.P., Lizzio, A.A., Rood, M.J. (1997) “Hot Gas Cleanup with Carbon-Based Sorbents,” 23rd Biennial Conference on Carbon, State College, PA, July 13-18.

Howard, B.H., Lizzio, A.A., Chang, A.M., Cal, M.P. (1997) “Activated Char from Illinois Coal for VOC Control,” 23rd Biennial Conference on Carbon, State College, PA, July 13-18.

Cal, M.P. (1997) “Nonideal Multicomponent Adsorption of VOCs on Activated Carbon,” AIChE Spring National Meeting, Houston, TX, March 9-13.

Cal, M.P., Dimotakis, E.D., Economy, J., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1996) “The Effect of Chemical Modification of Activated Carbon Cloth on the Adsorption of Organics and Water Vapor,” 211th ACS National Meeting, Division of Fuel Chemistry, New Orleans, LA, March 24-28, 5 pp.

Cal, M.P., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1995) “Removal of VOCs from Humidified Gas Streams Using Activated Carbon Cloth,” AIChE Spring National Meeting, Houston, TX, March 19-23.

Rood, M.J., Foster, K., Cal, M.P., Graf, O., Larson, S.M., Economy, J. (1993) “Adsorption Properties of Activated Carbon Fibers: Applications to Indoor Air Quality,” Indoor Air ‘93, 6th Annual Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, July 4-8, Helsinki, Finland, Paper 1034/21328, 6 pp.

Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P., Foster, K., Graf, O., Gurgas, M., Larson, S., and Economy, J. (1993) “Adsorption Properties of Activated Carbon Fibers: Applications to Indoor Air Quality,” November, Chungli, Taiwan.

Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P., Foster, K., Graf, O., Larson, S., and Economy, J. (1993) “Adsorption Capacities and Breakthrough Times for Volatile Organic Compounds Adsorbing onto Activated Carbon Fibers: Applications to Indoor Air Quality,” Illinois Institute of Technology, February, Chicago, IL

Cal, M.P., Rood, M.J., Larson, S.M. (1992) “Experimental and Modeled Results Describing the Adsorption of Acetone and Benzene onto Activated Carbon Fibers,” Annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers Meeting, November 1-6, Miami Beach, Florida, Paper 210b, 15 pp.

Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P., Foster, K., Fuerman, R., Graf, O., Larson, S., Economy, J. (1992) “Characterization of the Adsorption of Organic Compounds onto Microporous Activated Carbon Fibers,” University of Goteborg, Department of Physics, July 27, Goteborg, Sweden.

Cal, M.P., Larson, S.M., Rood, M.J. (1992) “Theoretical and Experimental Results Describing the Adsorption of VOCs onto Activated Carbon Fibers,” 85th Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association, June, Kansas City, Missouri, Paper 92.79-11, 11 pp.

Fuerman, R.G., Cal, M.P., Larson, S.M., Rood, M.J. (1991) “Removal of Gaseous Organic Contaminants from Indoor Air with Activated Carbon Fibers,” poster presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research, October, Traverse City, Michigan.

Fuerman, R.G., Cal, M.P., Larson, S.M., Rood, M.J. (1991) “Removal of Gaseous Organic Contaminants from Indoor Air with Activated Carbon Fibers,” 84th Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association, June, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Paper 91-62.5, 11 pp.

REPORTS

Cal, M.P. , Richardson, C.P., Gallegos, J.B., Bulut, G.G., Ealey, J., (2013) “Development of Watercourse Aggradation/Degradation Risk Index and Bulking Factor for New Mexico”, Final Report (5/10/2013), Project NM10DSN-01, New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)-Research Bureau, 163 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Las Cruces Airport (LRU) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 30 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Roswell Airport (ROW) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 35 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Deming Airport (DMN) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 30 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Raton Airport (RTN) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 28 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Sierra Blanca Ruidoso Airport (SRR) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 26 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Silver City Grant County Airport (SVC) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 26 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Belen Alexander Municipal Airport (E80) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 26 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Moriarty Municipal Airport (0E0) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 27 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Clayton Municipal Airport (CAO) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 25 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2010) “Double Eagle II (AEG) Pavement Condition and Analysis,” New Mexico Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, 24 pp. Download Report

Cal, M.P. (2009) “Pavement Management System for New Mexico Airports,” A Micropaver Database of Pavement Conditions at 49 New Mexico Airports, New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)-Aviation Division.

Anton, N., Cal, M.P. (2005) “Adsorption of Percholorate on Granular Activated Carbon Media,” Sandia National Laboratories, 131 pp.

Cal, M.P. (1999) “Destruction of Volatile Organic Compounds Using Non-Thermal Plasmas,” Waste-Management Education and Research Consortium (WERC).

Cal, M.P., Strickler, B., Lizzio, A.A., Lytle, J.M. (1997) “Development of Novel Sorbents for Hot Gas Cleanup,” Final Technical Report to the Illinois Clean Coal Institute.

Cal, M.P., Slota, K.J., Lizzio, A.A. (1997) “Development of Carbon Molecular Sieves for Oxygen Recovery from Air,” Final Technical Report to the Illinois Clean Coal Institute.

Lizzio, A.A., Cal, M.P., Debarr, J.A., Donnals, G.L., Lytle, J.M., Haslbeck, J.L., Chang, A.M. (1996) “Development of Activated Char for Combined SO2/NOx Removal,” Final Technical Report to the Illinois Clean Coal Institute.

Lizzio, A.A., Cal, M.P., Lytle, J.M., Demir, I., Debarr, J.A., Donnals, G.L. (1996) “Methods to Evaluate and Improve the Gasification Behavior of Illinois Coal,” Final Technical Report to the Illinois Clean Coal Institute.

Watson, J.G., Chow, J.C., Cal, M.P., Diaz, S., Divita, F., Lowenthal, D., and Rogers, C.F. (1995) “PM10 and PM2.5 Variations in Time and Space,” Report to TRC Environmental Corporation, DRI Document No. 4204.1F.

Chow, J.C., Watson, J.G., Cal, M.P., Divita, F., Lowenthal, D. (1995) “Imperial Valley/Mexicali Cross Border PM10 Transport Study,” Final Report to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, DRI Document No. 8623.2D1.

Watson, J.G., Blumenthal, D., Chow, J.C., Gillies, J.A., Divita, F., Cal, M.P., Freeman, D. (1995) “Mt. Zirkel Wilderness Area Reasonable Attribution Study of Visibility Impairment,” Technical Study Plan to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division.

Cal, M.P., Larson, S.M., Rood, M.J., Graf, O., Foster, K., Dimotakis, E., Economy, J. (1994) “Adsorption of Indoor Organic Gases onto Activated Carbon Fibers,” Final Technical Report to the Center for Indoor Air Research, 95 pp.

Larson, S.M., Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P., Foster, K., Graf, O. (1993) “Adsorption of Indoor Organic Gases onto Activated Carbon Fibers,” Second year report to Center for Indoor Air Research.

Rood, M.J. and Cal, M.P. (1992) “Review and Compilation of Information Pertaining to Asbestos Fibers in Indoor Environments,” Report prepared for Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd., Attorneys at Law.

Larson, S.M., Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P., Foster, K. (1992) “Adsorption of Indoor Organic Gases onto Activated Carbon Fibers,” First year report to Center for Indoor Air Research.

Rostam-Abadi, M., Chen, W.T., Harvey, R.D., Cal, M.P. (1989) “Sorbent Evaluation for Pressurized Fluidized-Bed Combustion,” Final Technical Report to Center for Research of Sulfur in Coal.