The journal is published quarterly by the Ground Water Publishing Co., a division of the National Ground Water Association, and is the principal journal for reporting research and case histories regarding the contamination and remediation of groundwater.
A native of Highland, Ill., Korte joined ORNL in 1987. Previously, he was director of the Environmental Sciences division of Allied Signal Corp. and a research associate at the University of Arizona.
He received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois, and a master's degree in analytical chemistry from the University of Arizona.
Korte is a member of the American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Association of Groundwater Scientists, and is affiliated with the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science.
He and his wife, Mary, live in Grand Junction, Colo. They have two children.
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory, one of the Department of Energy's multiprogram national research and development facilities, is managed by Martin Marietta Energy Systems, which also manages the Oak Ridge K-25 Site and the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant.