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G11 Mercury monitoring and risk assessment

Thursday, 28 July, 2011

RG11-P1 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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DISTRIBUTION OF MERCURY IN FISH, SEDIMENT AND WATER FROM THE BLACK VOLTA RIVER AT BUI BEFORE THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE HYDROELECTRIC RESERVOIR
Authors: VOEGBORLO, Ray Bright1, ANKAMAH DANSO, Solomon2, MOMADE, Francis, F. Y.2, AGORKU, Selorm, E1
(1) Department of Chemistry, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana., raybrightv@yahoo.com; (2) Department of Materials Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.;
RG11-P2 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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BIOACCUMULATION OF MERCURY IN FISH IN U.S. NATIONAL PARKS OF THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES REGION
Authors: BAILEY, Sean W.1, HARO, Roger J.1, ROLFHUS, Kristofer R.1, SANDHEINRICH, Mark B.1, WIENER, James G.1
(1) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, bailey.sean@uwlax.edu
RG11-P3 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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MERCURY DETERMINATION IN GROUNDWATER SAMPLES FROM CAPITÃO GERVÁSIO MUNICIPALITY, PIAUÍ STATE (NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL)
Authors: CESAR, Ricardo1, CASTILHOS, Zuleica2, LESSA, Aline2, ARAUJO, Patricia3, BIDONE, Edison4
(1) Federal Fluminense University (UFF), Niterói, RJ, Brazil., geo_ricardocesar@yahoo.com.br; (2) Centre for Mineral Technology (CETEM), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil; (3) Centre for Mineral Technology (CETEM), RJ, Brazil; (4) Federal Fluminense University (UFF), Niterói, RJ, Brazil.
RG11-P4 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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APPLICATION AND VALIDATION OF THE NATIONAL DESCRIPTIVE MODEL OF MERCURY IN FISH
Authors: BRIGHAM, Mark1, FIENEN, Michael N1, DONATO, David I1, WENTE, Stephen P2, LORENZ, David L1, TROMBLEY, Molly M1, SANOCKI, Chris A1
(1) U.S. Geological Survey, mbrigham@usgs.gov; (2) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency;
RG11-P5 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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ASSESSMENT OF MERCURY POLLUTION OF SOME RIVERS DRAINING THE BIBIANI-ANWIASO – BEKWAI MINING COMMUNITY OF SOUTH WESTERN GHANA
Author: NARTEY, V.K.1
(1) UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, vknartey@ug.edu.gh
RG11-P6 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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DETERMINATION OF MERCURY CONCENTRATION IN NATURAL WATERS FROM SEVERAL LAKES IN LATVIA USING CV AAS ON RA-915+ MERCURY ANALYZER
Authors: GAVARE, Zanda1, BOGANS, Egils1, SVAGERE, Anda1, TILUGA, Liga1, POIKANE, Rita2
(1) Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy, University of Latvia, zanda.gavare@gmail.com; (2) Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology.
RG11-P7 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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IN-SITE MEASUREMENT FOR TRANSPORT OF TRACE MERCURY BY HIGHLY- FREQUENT WATER SAMPLING IN MINAMATA BAY
Author: YANO, Shinichiro1
(1)Kyushu University, yano@civil.kyushu-u.ac.jp
RG11-P9 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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MERCURY IN NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI, USA: ATMOSPHERIC SPECIATION, HISTORICAL DEPOSITION, AND CONCENTRATIONS OF METHYLMERCURY IN NATURAL WATERS
Authors: CIZDZIEL, James1, JIANG, Yi1, BROWN, Garry1, CHAKRAVARTY, Pragya1
(1)University of Mississippi, cizdziel@olemiss.edu
RG11-P11 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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THE EMECO PROJECT: AN INTERNATIONAL PROJECT TO ASSESS THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MERCURY IN ECOSYSTEMS OF HIGH ECOLOGICAL VALUE IN SPAIN AND BRAZIL
Authors: DÍEZ, Sergi1, BARATA, Carlos1, BAYONA, Josep M.1, DA SILVA, Carolina J.2, FERNÁNDEZ-GÓMEZ, Cristal1, GUIMARAES, Jean R.D.3, IGNÁCIO, Aurea R.A.2, JOVER, Lluís4, LÁZARO, Wilkinson L.2, LLORENTE, Gustavo4, MALM, Olaf3, PIÑA, Benjamí1, RALDÚA, Demetrio1, SANPERA, Carola4
(1) Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, IDAEA-CSIC, sdsqam@cid.csic.es; (2) Biodiversity and Ethnobiology Research Center, CELBE-UNEMAT; (3) Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ); (4) University of Barcelona, UB;
RG11-P12 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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A YOUNG-OF-THE-YEAR (YOY) PREDATORY FISH STUDY TO ASSESS TRENDS IN ATMOSPHERIC HG DEPOSITION IN MARYLAND
Authors: HEYES, Andrew1, GILMOUR, Cynthia C.2, PROCHASKA, Tony3, SHERWELL, John3, JENNY, Elizabeth1, RULE, Tim4
(1)University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, heyes@umces.edu; (2) Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; (3) Maryland Department of Natural Resources ; (4) Maryland Department of the Environment.
RG11-P13 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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USE OF HUMAN BIOMONITORING RESULTS TO VALIDATE IN VITRO BIOACCESSIBILITY DATA FOR INORGANIC MERCURY IN SOIL FROM A NORTHERN CANADIAN SMELTER COMMUNITY
Authors: SAFRUK, Adam1, SIGAL, Elliot1
(1) Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc., asafruk@intrinsikscience.com
RG11-P14 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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MERCURY EXPOSURE PROFILE FOR SALTMARSH SPARROWS (AMMODRAMUS CAUDACUTUS) ACROSS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND, USA
Author: LANE, Oksana1
(1)BioDiversity Research Institute, oksana.lane@briloon.org
RG11-P15 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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DEVELOPING A MERCURY RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA
Authors: BAIJNATH-PILLAY, Nitasha1, LEANER, Joy J2, MAKOALA, Millicent2, BILL, Catherine2, CHETTY, Kamaseelan 2, WINGROVE, Heinrich2, BARRANTES, Vera3, MASON, Robert4
(1) Dept Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, npillay@pgwc.gov.za; (2) D:EADP; (3) UNITAR; (4) University of Connecticut, USA
RG11-P16 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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CAPACITY BUILDING AND KEY LEARNING POINTS DURING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MERCURY RISK MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA
Authors: LEANER, Joy1, BILL, Catherine2, BAIJNATH-PILLAY, Nitasha2, MAKOALA, Millicent2, CHETTY, Kamaseelan2, WINGROVE, Heinrich2, BARRANTES, Vera3, MASON, Robert4
(1) Dept Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, jleaner@pgwc.gov.za; (2) D:EADP; (3) UNITAR; (4) University of Connecticut, USA.
RG11-P17 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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MERCURY CONCENTRATION IN MACROBRACHIUM BRASILIENSE AND MACROBRACHIUM JELSKII (SHRIMP) IN THE MADEIRA RIVER BASIN – OCCIDENTAL AMAZON
Authors: GALVÃO, Roberta Carolina Ferreira R C F1, HOLANDA, Igor Bruno Barbosa I B B1, MUSSY, Marília Higino M H1, DE CARVALHO, Dario Pires D P1, MIRANDA, Márcio Rodrigues M R2, BASTOS, Wanderley Rodrigues W R1
(1) UNIR, roberta_biologa@yahoo.com.br; (2) UFRJ;
RG11-P18 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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MERCURY IN BRAIN AND MUSCLE TISSUES OF MIGRATORY FISH OF THE MADEIRA RIVER - AMAZON, BRAZIL
Authors: MUSSY, Marília Higino M H1, HOLANDA, Igor Bruno Barbosa I B B1, NERES, Lauana Almeida L A1, GALVAO, Roberta Carolina Ferreira R C F1, MELO, Larissa L C R1, AYALA, D M1, CARVALHO, Dario Pires D P1, DORIA, Carolina Rodrigues da Costa C R C1, BASTOS, Wanderley Rodrigues W R1
(1) UNIR, mariliahigino@yahoo.com.br
RG11-P19 — 11:00-12:00 and 17:30-18:30
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EVALUATION OF ACCUMULATION IN FISH OF MERCURY FROM SEAWATER BY THE FISH PRESERVE EXPERIMENT IN MINAMATA BAY
Authors: AKITO, matsuyama1, JIRO, Koyama2, SAICHIRO, Yokoyama2
(1) National Institute for Minamata Disease, matsuyam@nimd.go.jp; (2) Kagoshima University Faculty of Fisheries;
Thursday, 28 July, 2011