2006 Philadelphia Annual Meeting (22–25 October 2006)
Session No. 67 Monday, 23 October 2006
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Pennsylvania Convention Center: 204 B

T19. Distribution of Arsenic and Related Metalloids in Surface and Ground Waters: Controls and Challenges I (GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Geology and Society Division)

Kaye Savage, Andrea Foster, Prosun Bhattacharya and Abhijit Mukherjee, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
67-18:15 AM NATURALLY-OCCURRING ARSENIC IN DRINKING WATER AND HUMAN HEALTH EFFECTS: HOPENHAYN, Claudia, Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, 2365 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington, KY 40504, cmhope0@uky.edu and CHRISTIAN, W. Jay, Markey Cancer Control Program, University of Kentucky, 2365 Harrodsburg Rd, Suite B-100, Lexington, KY 40504
67-28:30 AM THE OCCURRENCE, BIOAVAILABILITY AND TOXICITY OF ARSENIC FROM DRINKING OR IRRIGATION WATER – A WIDESPREAD HEALTH ISSUE: HARTHILL, Michalann, Biological Resources, U.S. Geol Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20192, mharthill@usgs.gov
67-38:45 AM ARSENIC EXPOSURE IN BANGLADESH: THE REPRODUCTIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL HEALTH EFFECTS IN HUMANS: RAHMAN, Wahidur, CRAWFORD, Michael A., and GHEBREMESKEL, Kebreab, Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition, London Metropolitan University, 166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB, United Kingdom, jayrahman2002@yahoo.co.uk
67-49:00 AM POTENTIAL ETIOLOGICAL AGENTS OF BLACKFOOT DISEASE CAUSED BY DRINKING GROUNDWATER IN TAIWAN: AN OVERVIEW: JEAN, Jiin-Shuh, Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, #1 University Road, Tainan, 70101, Taiwan, jiinshuh@mail.ncku.edu.tw and LEE, Ming-Kuo, Department of Geology, Auburn Univ, Auburn, AL 36849
67-59:15 AM ARSENIC POISONING AND REMEDIAL MEASURES: A GLOBAL SCENARIO: MISRA, Kshipra, International Cooperation Division, Department of Science and Technology, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi 110016 India, kmisra99@yahoo.com
67-69:30 AM AN IN-SITU PERMEABLE REACTIVE BARRIER FOR THE TREATMENT OF ARSENIC IN GROUND WATER: WILKIN, Richard, ACREE, Steven, ROSS, Randall, LEE, Tony, and BEAK, Douglas, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 919 Kerr Research Dr, Ada, OK 74820, wilkin.rick@epa.gov
 9:50 AM Break
67-710:05 AM THE HETEROGENEITY OF ARSENIC IN THE CRUST: A LINKAGE TO OCCURRENCE IN GROUNDWATER: ZHENG, Yan, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College and Graduate Center, CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, yzheng@ldeo.columbia.edu
67-810:25 AM HYDROGEOCHEMICAL CONTRAST BETWEEN TWO ARSENIC AFFECTED AREAS NEAR THE EASTERN AND WESTERN MARGINS OF BENGAL BASIN: SOME PRELIMINARY RESULTS: MUKHERJEE, Abhijit1, VON BRÖMSSEN, Mattias2, JACKS, Gunnar2, AHMED, Kazi Matin3, FRYAR, Alan4, HASAN, Md. Aziz2, and BHATTACHARYA, Prosun2, (1) Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78758, (2) KTH-International Groundwater Arsenic Research Group, Department of Land and Water Resources Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Teknikringen 76, Stockholm, SE-10044, Sweden, prosun@kth.se, (3) Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Curzon Hall Campus, Dhaka, 1000, (4) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, 101 Slone Research Bldg, Lexington, KY 40506-0053
67-910:40 AM RICE FIELD HYDROCHEMISTRY: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ARSENIC CONTAMINATED AQUIFERS OF BANGLADESH: NEUMANN, Rebecca B., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, 48-212, Cambridge, MA 02139, rneumann@mit.edu and HARVEY, Charles F., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, 48-309, Cambridge, MA 02139
67-1010:55 AM MONITORING OF ARSENIC CONCENTRATIONS IN GROUNDWATER PUMPED FROM 50 COMMUNITY WELLS TAPPING PLEISTOCENE AQUIFERS IN ARAIHAZAR, BANGLADESH: CHENG, Zhongqi1, VAN GEEN, Alexander1, RAHMAN, Mohammad2, RAHMAN, Moshiur2, JIA, Qing1, and MATIN, Kazi2, (1) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia Univ, Palisades, NY 10964, czhongqi@ldeo.columbia.edu, (2) Dhaka University, Geology Department, Dhaka, Bangladesh
67-1111:10 AM FLUVIO-DELTAIC PROCESSES AND GEOMORPHIC DEVELOPMENT AT THE SCALE OF 100 TO 1000M: THEIR IMPORTANCE IN GOVERNING THE HETEROGENEITY OF GROUNDWATER ARSENIC IN ARAIHAZAR, BANGLADESH: WEINMAN, Beth1, GOODBRED, Steven Jr2, ZHENG, Yan3, SINGHVI, Ashok4, NAGAR, Yogesh4, AZIZ, Zahid5, and VAN GEEN, Alex5, (1) University of Minnesota, Soil, Water, and Climate, 439 Bourlag Hall, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, St Paul, MN 55108, bweinman@umn.edu, (2) Earth and Environmental Science, Vanderbilt University, PMB 351805, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37235-1805, (3) School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, C.U.N.Y, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11365, (4) Planetary and Geosciences Division, Physical Research Lab, Ahmedabad, 380 009, India, (5) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 205 Core Lab, 61 Route 9W, PO Box 1000, Palisades, NY 10964-8000
67-1211:25 AM ARSENIC SPECIES IN NEAR-SURFACE IRON OXYHYDROXIDE BANDS IN BANGLADESH: MICROCHARACTERIZATION BY ELECTRON PROBE, XAFS SPECTROSCOPY, AND X-RAY DIFFRACTION: FOSTER, A.L.1, PERKINS, R.B.2, MARCUS, M.A.3, BREIT, G.N.4, WHITNEY, J.W.4, YOUNT, J.C.4, UDDIN, M.N.5, and MUNEEM, A.A.5, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd., MS 901, Menlo Park, CA 94025, afoster@usgs.gov, (2) Geology, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207, (3) Advanced Light Source, 1 Cyclotron Rd, MS6-2100, Berkeley, CA 94720, (4) U.S. Geol Survey, MS 973, Box 25046, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, (5) Geological Survey of Bangladesh, 153 Pioneer Rd., Segun Bagicha, Dkaka, Bangladesh

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