2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 233 Wednesday, 3 November 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 612

T12. Arsenic in Geologic Systems I (GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geology and Health Division; International Society for Groundwater for Sustainable Development (ISGSD); GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division; GSA Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division)

Prosun Bhattacharya, Abhijit Mukherjee, Alan E. Fryar and David A. Polya, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
233-18:05 AM ARSENIC DISTRIBUTION IN SOILS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA: SMITH, David B., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 973, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, dsmith@usgs.gov
233-28:20 AM BEDROCK GEOLOGY AND GROUNDWATER GEOCHEMISTRY CONTROLS ON ARSENIC IN PRIVATE WELLS IN THE WATERVILLE-AUGUSTA AREA, MAINE: YANG, Qiang, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, qyang@ldeo.columbia.edu, MARVINNEY, Robert G., Maine Geological Survey, 93 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0093, LOCKE, Daniel, Maine Geological Survey, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, LOISELLE, Marc C., Maine Geological Survey, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0022, CULBERTSON, Charles, Maine Water Science Center, USGS, 196 Whitten Rd, Augusta, ME 04330, and ZHENG, Yan, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY 11367, and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964
233-38:35 AM ARSENIC AND BIOTITE IN A FRACTURED CRYSTALLINE AQUIFER WITH ELEVATED GROUNDWATER ARSENIC, MAINE USA: O'SHEA, Bethany1, BROCK, Patrick2, MARVINNEY, Robert3, BOSTICK, Benjamin C.4, and ZHENG, Yan4, (1) Marine Science & Environmental Studies, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110, bethoshea@sandiego.edu, (2) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College and Graduate Center, CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367, (3) Maine Geological Survey, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, (4) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, P.O. Box 1000, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
233-48:50 AM ARSENIC AND URANIUM TRANSPORT IN SEDIMENTS NEAR ABANDONED URANIUM MINES IN HARDING COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA: KIPP, Gregory G., Geochemistry, Geomega, 2525 28th Avenue, Suite #200, Boulder, CO 80301, gregorykipp@aol.com, STONE, James, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, 501 E. Saint Joseph St, Rapid City, SD 57701, and LARSON, Lance, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701
233-59:05 AM BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF ARSENIC IN A MICROCOSM EXPERIMENT USING SEDIMENTS FROM AN AS-CONTAMINATED WETLAND ADJACENT TO MINE TAILINGS: DRYSDALE, Jessica A.1, JAMIESON, Heather E.1, and FORTIN, Danielle2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada, Jessica.Drysdale@queensu.ca, (2) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
233-69:20 AM EVALUATING MOBILIZATION AND TRANSPORT OF ORGANOARSENICALS AND OTHER LITTER-DERIVED SOLUTES RELEASED FROM POULTRY LITTER WITHIN AGRICULTURAL WATERSHEDS: OYEWUMI, Oluyinka, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, SUNY College at Oneonta, 209 Science Building 1, Oneonta, NY 13820, oyewumo@oneonta.edu and SCHREIBER, Madeline, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Derring Hall 4044, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420
233-79:35 AM EVALUATION OF SEDIMENT -WATER INTERACTIONS FOR THE MOBILITY OF NATURAL ARSENIC IN SOUTHERN POOPó BASIN, BOLIVIAN ALTIPLANO: ORMACHEA, Mauricio1, BHATTACHARYA, Prosun2, THUNVIK, Roger2, and QUINTANILLA, Jorge1, (1) Instituto de Investigaciones Químicas, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, Campus Universitario, Calle 27, Cota Cota, La Paz, 303, Bolivia, ormachea@kth.se, (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
 9:50 AM Break
233-810:05 AM TEMPORAL VARIABILITY OF GROUNDWATER ARSENIC AND ITS LINK TO AQUIFER PROPERTIES, NAWALPARASHI, NEPAL: NEKU, Amar and BRIKOWSKI, Tom, Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080, amar.neku@utdallas.edu
233-910:20 AM DEPTH DEPENDENT GEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES AND OCCURRENCE OF HIGH DISSOLVED ARSENIC IN GROUNDWATER, WEST BENGAL, INDIA: BISWAS, Ashis1, HALDER, Dipti1, NEIDHARDT, Herald2, BHOWMICK, Subhamoy1, MAJUMDER, Santanu1, SAHA, Debasree1, BHATTACHARYA, Prosun3, BERNER, Zsolt4, and CHATTERJEE, Debashis1, (1) Department of Chemistry, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, 741235, India, ashischemistry@yahoo.co.in, (2) Institute for Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Adenauerring 20b, Geb. 50.40, Karlsruhe, D-76131, Germany, (3) KTH-International Groundwater Arsenic Research Group, Department of Land and Water Resources Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Teknikringen 76, Stockholm, SE-10044, Sweden, (4) Institute of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Adenauerring 20b, Geb. 50.40, Karlsruhe, D-76131, Germany
233-1010:35 AM REGIONAL TO LOCAL-SCALE EXTENT AND CONTROLS ON EXISTENCE OF DEEPER GROUNDWATER ARSENIC IN WESTERN PARTS OF BENGAL BASIN: MUKHERJEE, Abhijit, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, 721302, India, FRYAR, Alan E., Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, 101 Slone Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, alan.fryar@uky.edu, and BHATTACHARYA, Prosun, KTH-International Groundwater Arsenic Research Group, Department of Land and Water Resources Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Teknikringen 76, Stockholm, SE-10044, Sweden
233-1110:55 AM STUDY OF ARSENIC ENRICHMENT IN GROUND WATER OF GANGA-GHAGRI,PLAIN IN BALLIA-GHAZIPUR REGIONS : A FUTURE CONCERN: ALAGAPPAN, Ramanathan, School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, Jawharlal nehru University, School of Environmental Sciences,Jawharlal Nehru University , New Meharauli Road, New Delhi-110067, SW-1, wardens flat, sutlej hostel, JNU, New Delhi, 110067, India, alrjnu@gmail.com, PANKAJ, Kumar, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, 305-8572, India, KUMAR, Manish, Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, and BHATTACHARYA, Prosun, KTH-International Groundwater Arsenic Research Group, Department of Land and Water Resources Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Teknikringen 76, Stockholm, SE-10044, Sweden
233-1211:10 AM STABLE ISOTOPIC EVALUATION OF ARSENIC HOTSPOTS AND LOW AS AREAS IN MURSHIDABAD, WEST BENGAL, INDIA: DATTA, Saugata, Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 104 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-3201, sdatta@ksu.edu, JOHANNESSON, Karen, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, NEAL, Andrew, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, HAUG, Jade, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, SOCKI, Richard A., Astromaterials Research & Exploration Sciences, NASA-Johnson Space Center, ESCG, Houston, TX 77058, and OCHELTREE, Troy, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, 116 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506
233-1311:25 AM UNDERSTANDING HETEROGENEITY IN SEDIMENT GEOCHEMISTRY IN CONTRASTING GROUNDWATER ARSENIC BEARING ENVIRONMENTS IN MURSHIDABAD, WEST BENGAL, INDIA: NEAL, Andrew, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, nealwiser@gmail.com, HAUG, Jade, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, SOCKI, Richard A., Astromaterials Research & Exploration Sciences, NASA-Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, OCHELTREE, Troy, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, 116 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, PETROSKE, Elizabeth, Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Ave, Lawrence, KS 66047, JOHANNESSON, Karen, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, DHAR, Ratan, Earth and Physical Sciences, York College Of City University of New York, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451, and DATTA, Saugata, Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 104 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-3201
233-1411:40 AM SOLID PHASE ARSENIC AND IRON SPECIATION IN SEDIMENT CORE SAMPLES COLLECTED FROM THREE VILLAGES IN AN AS-AFFECTED DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL, INDIA: DHAR, Ratan1, CUNNINGHAM, Avanel1, NEAL, Andrew2, and DATTA, Saugata3, (1) Geology Discipline, Earth and Physical Sciences, York College Of City University of New York, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451, rdhar@york.cuny.edu, (2) Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, (3) Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 104 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

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