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Jordana Wood

Jordana Wood

Marine Sciences Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
1529 West Sequim Bay Road
Sequim, Washington 98382

Biography

Ms. Jordana Wood's laboratory supervisory experience includes serving as Metals Laboratory Supervisor at the Battelle Duxbury Operations office in Duxbury, Massachusetts, and previously at LAS Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada. She currently runs the MSL metals laboratory housing ICP-OES, GFAA, and FIAS-AA for analyses of selenium, mercury, and arsenic. In this capacity, Ms. Wood manages the cost center for the ICP-OES instrument, which involves balancing charge-out rates with costs of operations and equipment depreciation, based on tracking expenses and budgeting funds necessary for conducting analyses and procuring standards and other supplies.

Ms. Wood has over 20 years experience as an inorganic analytical chemist, including sample preparation and trace metals analysis using a variety of recognized analytical methods and related instrumentation. She has 20 years experience as a graphite furnace operator and also operates flow injection atomic spectroscopy (FIAS) instruments using atomic absorption. She has received specialized training in the operation of Graphite Furnace AA through Perkin Elmer. Ms. Wood is proficient in trace metal analysis using graphite furnace, flow injection, and cold vapor atomic absorption spectroscopy, as well as inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy. Ms. Wood is also proficient in MeHg sample preparation and analysis and total Hg analysis by purge and trap atomic fluorescence.

Ms. Wood has 15 years experience conducting secondary (supervisory) review in metals data. Key project management experience includes serving as assistant project manager to the EPA 20-Family Soil Ingestion Study, and project manager for coordinating all MSL metals chemistry analyses performed for the multimillion-dollar, long-term monitoring study being conducted for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority in support of their marine outfall. Ms. Wood is proficient in MeHg sample preparation and analysis and total Hg analysis by purge and trap atomic fluorescence.

Ms. Wood's analytical expertise is complemented by a background in secondary (supervisory) inorganic data review and report preparation, as well as review of QA packages. She conducts data processing review for any deviations from either project or method protocols.

Education and Credentials

  • 1991 M.S., Chemistry, Arizona State University
  • 1988 B.A., Chemistry, Hiram College, ACS accredited
  • 1987 Kent State University (Summer Internship)

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Ladshaw A, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, S Yiacoumi, C Tsouris, and GA Gill. 2017. "Influence of Current Velocity on Uranium Adsorption from Seawater Using an Amidoxime-based Polymer Fiber Adsorbent." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 56(8):2205-2211.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.6b04539

2016

  • Wood JR, GA Gill, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, and KY Choe. 2016. "Comparison of Analytical Methods for the Determination of Uranium in Seawater Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4344-4350.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03680
  • Abney CW, S Das, RT Mayes, LJ Kuo, JR Wood, GA Gill, M Piechowicz, Z Lin, W Lin, and S Dai. 2016. "A report on emergent uranyl binding phenomena by an amidoxime phosphonic acid co-polymer." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 18(34):23462-23468.  doi:10.1039/c6cp04772f
  • Das S, C Tsouris, C Zhang, J Kim, S Brown, Y Oyola, C Janke, RT Mayes, LJ Kuo, JR Wood, GA Gill, and S Dai. 2016. "Enhancing Uranium Uptake by Amidoxime Adsorbent in Seawater: An investigation for optimum alkaline conditioning parameters." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4294-4302.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b02735
  • Das S, WP Liao, M Flicker Byers, C Tsouris, CJ Janke, RT Mayes, E Schneider, LJ Kuo, JR Wood, GA Gill, and S Dai. 2016. "Alternative Alkaline Conditioning of Amidoxime Based Adsorbent for Uranium Extraction from Seawater." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4303-4312.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03210
  • Das S, Y Oyola, RT Mayes, CJ Janke, LJ Kuo, GA Gill, JR Wood, and S Dai. 2016. "Extracting Uranium from Seawater: Promising AF Series Adsorbents." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4110-4117.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03136
  • Das S, Y Oyola, RT Mayes, CJ Janke, LJ Kuo, GA Gill, JR Wood, and S Dai. 2016. "Extracting Uranium from Seawater: Promising AI Series Adsorbents." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4103-4109.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03135
  • Gill GA, LJ Kuo, CJ Janke, J Park, RT Jeters, GT Bonheyo, HB Pan, C Wai, T Khangaonkar, L Bianucci, JR Wood, MG Warner, SM Peterson, DG Abrecht, R Mayes, C Tsouris, Y Oyola, JE Strivens, NJ Schlafer, RS Addleman, W Chouyyok, S Das, J Kim, KO Buesseler, C Breier, and E D'Alessandro. 2016. "The Uranium from Seawater Program at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: Overview of Marine Testing, Adsorbent Characterization, Adsorbent Durability, Adsorbent Toxicity, and Deployment Studies." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4264-4277.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03649
  • Gill GA, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, and E D'Alessandro. 2016. Uranium from Seawater Marine Testing Program at the University of Miami's Broad Key Island Research StationPNNL-25734, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Gill GA, LJ Kuo, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, C Tsouris, CJ Janke, S Das, R Mayes, T Saito, SS Brown, C Tsouris, CM Wai, and HB Pan. 2016. Summary of Adsorption Capacity and Adsorption Kinetics of Uranium and Other Elements on Amidoxime-based Adsorbents from Time Series Marine Testing at the Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryPNNL-25899, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kuo LJ, CJ Janke, JR Wood, JE Strivens, S Das, Y Oyola, RT Mayes, and GA Gill. 2016. "Characterization and Testing of Amidoxime-Based Adsorbent Materials to Extract Uranium from Natural Seawater." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4285-4293.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03267
  • Kuo LJ, GA Gill, JE Strivens, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, CM Wai, and HB Pan. 2016. Investigations Into the Reusability of Amidoxime-Based Polymeric Uranium AdsorbentsPNNL-25874, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Pan HB, LJ Kuo, CM Wai, N Miyamoto, R Joshi, JR Wood, JE Strivens, CJ Janke, Y Oyola, S Das, R Mayes, and GA Gill. 2016. "Elution of Uranium and Transition Metals from Amidoxime- Based Polymer Adsorbents for Sequestering Uranium from Seawater." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4313-4320.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03307
  • Park J, GA Gill, JE Strivens, LJ Kuo, RT Jeters, A Avila, JR Wood, NJ Schlafer, CJ Janke, EA Miller, M Thomas, RS Addleman, and GT Bonheyo. 2016. "Effect of biofouling on the performance of amidoxime-based polymeric uranium adsorbents." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 55(15):4328-4338.  doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.5b03457

2015

2014

  • Gill GA, LJ Kuo, JR Wood, and C Janke. 2014. Complete Laboratory Evaluation and Issue a Report on the Impact of Temperature on Uranium AdsorptionPNNL-23634, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kim J, C Tsouris, Y Oyola, C Janke, RT Mayes, S Dai, GA Gill, LJ Kuo, JR Wood, KY Choe, E Schneider, and H Lindner. 2014. "Uptake of Uranium from Seawater by Amidoxime-Based Polymeric Adsorbent: Field Experiments, Modeling, and Updated Economic Assessment." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 53(14):6076-6083.  doi:10.1021/ie4039828

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