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Greg Zwicke | NRCS Air Quality and Atmospheric Change

NRCS - National Air Quality and Atmospheric Change Team
1201 NE Lloyd Blvd, Suite 1000
Portland, Oregon 97232-1202
Phone: 503-273-2434
Fax: 503-273-2401
Email: greg.zwicke@por.usda.gov

Education
Year Degree/Institution
1998 M.S. Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, TX
1996 B.S. Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M Univ, College Station, TX

Background
Years Position
2005-current Air Quality Engineer, NRCS National Air Quality and Atmospheric Change Team, Portland, OR
1999-2005 Consultant / Senior Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Dallas, TX and Frederick, MD
1997-1999 Graduate Research Assistant, Texas Ag Experiment Station/Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Publications

Challenges for Agriculture Based on Air Quality Issues. Presented at the Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc. 2010 Annual Technology Summit, August 26, 2010 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Johnson, G., G. Zwicke, S. O’Neill, and R. Vining. 2007. An Agricultural Air Quality Planning Tool for Conservation Planners. Paper No. 701P0907cd. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Air Quality and Waste Management for Agriculture, Broomfield, Colorado.

Zwicke, G.W. and M.T. Meister. 2003. A Discussion of MACT Standards as They Relate to Agriculture. Paper No. 034022. Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Zwicke, G.W. 1998. The Dispersion Modeling of Particulate for Point and Multiple Point Sources in Agriculture. Master of Science Thesis. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University. College Station, Texas.

Zwicke, G.W., B.K. Fritz, C.B. Parnell, Jr., and B.W. Shaw. 1998. A Re-Examination of Particulate Dispersion Modeling for Cotton Gins. Paper presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Diego, California.

Fritz, B.K., G.W. Zwicke, B.W. Shaw, and C.B. Parnell. 1998. Dispersion Modeling of Ground-level Area Sources of Particulate. Paper presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Diego, California.

Fritz, B.K., G.W. Zwicke, B.W. Shaw, and C.B. Parnell. 1997. A Re-Examination of the Assumptions and Parameters of the Gaussian Dispersion Model. Paper No. 974098. Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Zwicke, G.W., B.W. Shaw, C.B. Parnell, M.A. Demny, S.S. Flannigan, P.P. Buharivala, and A.W. Tullis. 1997. Performance Characteristics of the Barrel Cyclone. Paper No. 971010. Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Zwicke, Greg. Air Dispersion Modeling Issues. Published in Record of Hearing before the Subcommittee on Forestry, Resource Conservation, and Research of the Committee on Agriculture, U.S. House of Representatives, 105th Congress, 1st Session, April 23, 1997. Serial No. 105-10. Oversight of Air Quality Issues Relating to the Agricultural Industry. Published as an inclusion with the testimony of Dr. Calvin B. Parnell.

Professional Development

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Virginia
  • Memeber American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Blue Ribbon Award, Educational Aids Competition, Electronic Delivery Category – USDA-NRCS Air Quality and Energy On-line Courses
  • 2008 United States Department of Agriculture Certificate of Appreciation for 2008 Farm Bill rulemaking assistance
  • 1995-1998 Delegate for the Offices of U.S. Representatives Frank Tejeda and Ciro Rodriguez for the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy Congressional Internship Program Selection Committee
  • 1995 Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy Internship, Office of U.S. Representative Frank Tejeda
  • 1992-1996 National Merit Scholar
  • 1992-1996 Texas A&M University President’s Endowed Scholar
  • 1992-1996 Texas A&M University Engineering Scholar’s Program
  • 1992-1996 Texas A&M University Honors Program