Forensic Analytical - Hayward, CA
May 2002-July 2002
Prepared environmental Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP), trace metal and lead paint samples for analysis.
Washington University – Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences - St. Louis, MO
ICP-MS Lab Manager
August 1998- March 2002
Operated and maintained a Finnigan ELEMENT High Resolution ICPMS with attached Merchantek LUV 266 Laser Ablation System and a Dionex 500 Ion Chromatograph.
Carried out and directed water, soil and rock sample preparation.
Coordinated and trained graduate and undergraduate students with research projects involving the ICP-MS and IC, and supervised the activities of 3-5 undergraduate lab assistants per academic year.
Collected field samples and obtained field measurements from Missouri rivers and springs and hot springs in Yellowstone National Park.
Klunder, G.L., Plaue, J.W, Spackman, P.E., Grant, PM., Lindvall, R.E., Hutcheon, I.D. "Application of Visible/Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy to Uranium Ore Concentrates for Nuclear Forensic Analysis and Attribution", Volume 67, Number 9, 2013 APPLIED SPECTROSCOPY.
M. Zavarin, S.K. Roberts, M.R. Johnson, Q. Hu, B.A. Powell, P. Zhao, A.B. Kersting, R.E. Lindvall, R.J.
Pletcher (2013) Colloid-Facilitated Radionuclide Transport in Fractured Carbonate Rock from Yucca Flat, Nevada National Security Site, LLNL Report: LLNL-TR-619352.
Mark Sutton, Richard K. Bibby, Gary R. Eppich, Steven Lee, Rachel E. Lindvall, Kent Wilson, Bradley K. Esser. "Evaluation of Historical Beryllium Abundance in Soils, Airborne Particulates and Facilities at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory", Science of the Total Environment, Volume 437, 15 October 2012, Pages 373–383
P. Zhao, M. Zavarin, R. Leif, B. Powell, M.Singleton, R. Lindvall, A. Kersting. (2011) Mobilization of actinides by dissolved organic compounds at the Nevada Test Site. Applied Geochemistry 26(3), 308-318.
Prapaipong, P., Enssle C.W., Morris J.D., Shock, E.L, and Lindvall, R.E. (2008) Rapid transport of anthropogenic lead through soils in southeast Missouri. Applied Geochemistry 23(8), 2156-2170.
P. Zhao, M. Zavarin, R. Leif, B. Powell, M.Singleton, R. Lindvall, A. Kersting (2008) Actinide Sorption in Rainier Mesa Tunnel Waters from the NevadaTest Site, LLNL Report: LLNL-TR-400273.
Zavarin, M., Kersting, A.B., Lindvall, R.E., Rose, T.P (2008) Hydrologic Resources Management Program and Underground Test Area Project FY 2006 Progress Report, LLNL Report: LLNL-TR-404620.
Zavarin, M., Kersting, A.B., Lindvall, R.E., Rose, T.P (2007) Hydrologic Resources Management Program and Underground Test Area Project FY 2005 Progress Report, LLNL Report: UCRL-TR-229708.
Pat Grant, Carolyn Koester, Paul Spackman, Leslie Carman, Rachel Lindvall, Brian Andresen, Armando Alcaraz, Rich Whipple, and Erick Ramon (2007) DDAP2: Analyses of Questioned Specimens for Explosives, Extraordinary Chemical Compounds, and Elevated Elemental Species, Forensic Science Center Forensic Report, 20pp.
Zavarin, M., Roberts, S.K., Johnson, M.R., Lindvall, R., Hu, Q., Zhao, P., Powell, B., and Pletcher, R. Radionuclide Transport in Carbonate Fractures from Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site. Prepared for the UGTA Project, Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Nevada Site Office, December 2006.
OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training certificate, OSHA Site Supervisor training certificate.