South-Central Section - 43rd Annual Meeting (16-17 March 2009)
Session No. 9 Tuesday, 17 March 2009
10:30 AM-12:30 PM, University of Texas at Dallas Conference Center: 1.102

T2. Geology and Health Issues in Texas, Mexico and Beyond

Robert B. Finkelman and Joseph R. Oppong, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 10:30 AM Introductory Remarks
9-110:35 AM THE GEOGRAPHY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN TEXAS: OPPONG, Joseph R., Department of Geography, University of North Texas, 1704 W. Mulberry #210, PO Box 305279, Denton, TX 76203, oppong@unt.edu
9-210:50 AM ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN THE CARRIZO-WILCOX AQUIFER OF EAST TEXAS AND POSSIBLE HEALTH IMPLICATIONS: PETERSON, Maria1, FINKELMAN, Robert B.2, OREM, William3, LERCH, Harry3, BUNNELL, Joseph3, and TATU, Calin4, (1) Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080, mpeterson@student.utdallas.edu, (2) Dept. of Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75083, (3) U.S. Geol Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, (4) University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, 300708, Romania
9-311:05 AM A PAINFUL TRUTH: CLIMATE CHANGE AND KIDNEY STONE DISEASE: BRIKOWSKI, Tom H.1, LOTAN, Yair2, and PEARLE, Margaret S.2, (1) Geosciences, The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-3021, brikowi@utdallas.edu, (2) Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390
 11:20 AM Discussion
9-411:25 AM LEAD ISOTOPES: A USEFUL TOOL IN BIOMEDICAL STUDIES: MANTON, William I., Geoscience, University of Texas at Dallas, P.O. Box 830688, Richardson, TX 75083-0688, manton@utdallas.edu
9-511:40 AM APPLYING THE LESSONS LEARNED FROM URBAN GEOCHEMICAL MAPPING IN SYRACUSE NY TO PEDIATRIC LEAD EXPOSURE PROBLEMS IN TEXAS: HUNT, Andrew, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univesity of Texas at Arlington, Geosciences Building, 500 Yates Street, Arlington, TX 76019, hunt@uta.edu
9-611:55 AM GEOLOGICAL SETTING, SOURCES, AND HEALTH EFFECTS OF ARSENIC IN GROUNDWATERS OF MEXICO. AN OVERVIEW: ARMIENTA, Maria Aurora1, VILLASEÑOR, Guadalupe2, and RODRIGUEZ, Ramiro1, (1) Instituto de Geofisica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cd. Universitaria, México D.F, 04510, Mexico, victoria@geofisica.unam.mx, (2) Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Mexico, D.F, 04510, Mexico
9-712:10 PM EVALUATION OF CHILDREN EXPOSITION AND EFFECT BIOMARKERS IN A MINING SITE WITH HIGH CONCENTRATION OF ARSENIC AND LEAD BIOACCESIBILITY AS A CASE STUDY FOR ABANDONED SITES ASSOCIATED TO PB-ZN-CU-AG SKARN DEPOSITS IN CENTRAL MEXICO: GAMIÑO, Sandra P. and MONROY, Marcos G., Centro de Estudios Asesoria y Servicios en Sistemas Ambientales (CEASSA), Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, 2o. Piso Edificio Posgrado Derecho, Unidad de Posgrados UASLP, Av. Sierra Leona No. 550, Col. Lomas 2a. Seccion, San Luis Potosi, S.L.P, 78210, Mexico, gamino@uaslp.mx
 12:25 PM Discussion/Closing Remarks

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