2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 88 Monday, 1 November 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Mile High Ballroom 1AB

T78. Geomicrobiology of Arsenic Transformation and Mobilization in Arsenic-Enriched Alluvial Aquifers and Subsequent Impact on Ecosystem as Well as Human Health (GSA Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division)

Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Chen-Wuing Liu and Jui-Sheng Chen, Presiding
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 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
88-18:05 AM ARSENIC – A BENEFICIAL THERAPEUTIC AND AN ENVIRONMENTAL POISON: FINKELMAN, Robert B., Dept. of Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080, bobf@utdallas.edu and CENTENO, José A., Biophysical Toxicology Branch, The Joint Pathology Center, Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility, Silver Spring, MD 20762
88-28:25 AM ARSENIC MOBILIZATION FROM SEDIMENTS IN BAKER CREEK OUTFLOW FROM GIANT MINE, YELLOWKNIFE, CANADA: CULLEN, William R.1, POLISHCHUK, Elena A.1, CHEN, Jie1, and REIMER, Kenneth J.2, (1) University of British Columbia, Chemistry Department, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, elena@chem.ubc.ca, (2) Environmnetal Sciences Group, Royal Military College of Canada, 12 Verite Avenue, PO Box 1700 Stn Forces, Kingston, ON K7K 7B4, Canada
88-38:40 AM GEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES AFFECTING ARSENIC DISTRIBUTION IN ARID BASINS OF THE MOJAVE DESERT, USA: BREIT, George N.1, GOLDSTEIN, Harland L.2, MORMAN, Suzette A.3, and REYNOLDS, Richard L.2, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, MS 964, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, gbreit@usgs.gov, (2) United States Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, MS-980, Denver, CO 80225, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, MS 964D Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225
88-48:55 AM BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES CONTROLLING ARSENIC SPECIATION IN GROUNDWATER AQUIFERS AND AQUACULTURE PONDS OF THE CHIANAN PLAIN, SOUTHWEST TAIWAN: KULP, Thomas R.1, JEAN, Jiin-Shuh2, KAR, Sandeep2, and MAITY, Jyoti Prakash3, (1) Department of Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Science 1 Building, Binghamton, NY 13902, tkulp@binghamton.edu, (2) Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, #1 University Road, Tainan, 70101, Taiwan, (3) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Ming-Shung,168 University Road, Chiayi County, 62102, Taiwan
88-59:15 AM A FIRST PRINCIPLES STUDY OF THE OXIDATION ENERGETICS AND KINETICS OF REALGAR: RENOCK, Devon, Dept. Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, drenock@umich.edu and BECKER, Udo, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Univ of Michigan, 1100 North University Avenue, C.C.Little Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1063
88-69:30 AM DISSOLUTION PROCESS OF AS-MINERALS IN GROUND WATER: AN ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC STUDY: ISLAM, A.B.M. Rafiqul, Department of Human Ecology, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033, Japan, uttambangla@yahoo.com, JEAN, Jiin-Shuh, Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan City, Tainan, 701, Taiwan, and TAZAKI, Kazue, Department of Earth Sciences,Faculty of Science, Kanazawa University, Kakuma, Kanazawa, 920 -1192, Japan
 9:45 AM Break
88-710:00 AM COMPARATIVE TRANSCRIPTOMIC RESPONSES TO RHIZOTOXIC STRESSORS, ARSENIC AND JUGLONE EXPOSURE IN RICE: HUANG, Hao-Jen, HUANG, Tsai-Lien, CHI, Wen-Chang, and CHEN, Chi-Chien, Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, No.1 University Rd, Tainan, 701, Taiwan, haojen@mail.ncku.edu.tw
88-810:20 AM POTENTIAL ROLE OF ARSENIC REDUCTION [AS(V) TO AS(III)] BY OSBH2 (PSEUDOMONAS STUTZERI) AND OSBH5 (BACILLUS CEREUS) IN OIL-CONTAMINATED SITE: JEAN, Jiin-Shuh1, MAITY, Jyoti Prakash2, KAR, Sandeep1, CHEN, Chien-Yen2, LIU, Jiann-Hong1, and LIU, Chia-Chuan1, (1) Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, #1 University Road, Tainan, 70101, Taiwan, jiinshuh@mail.ncku.edu.tw, (2) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Ming-Shung,168 University Road, Chiayi County, 62102, Taiwan
88-910:35 AM POSSIBLE ROLE OF ORGANIC MATTER AND HUMIC SUBSTANCES IN BINDING AND MOBILITY OF ARSENIC IN GANGETIC AQUIFER, WEST BENGAL, INDIA: KAR, Sandeep1, JEAN, Jiin-Shuh1, MAITY, Jyoti Prakash2, LIU, Chia-Chuan3, NATH, Bibhash4, LEE, Yao-Chang5, and BUNDSCHUH, Jochen6, (1) Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, #1 University Road, Tainan, 70101, Taiwan, sandeepk6@rediffmail.com, (2) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Ming-Shung,168 University Road, Chiayi County, 62102, Taiwan, (3) Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, 1, University Road, Tainan, 70101, Taiwan, (4) School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, 2006, Australia, (5) Beam Line 14A, National Synchroton Radiation Research Centre, 101, Hsin-Ann Road, Hsinchu Science Based Industrial Park, Hsinchu, 30076, (6) Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, 1 University Road, Tainan City, 70101, Taiwan
88-1010:50 AM BIOGEOCHEMICAL INTERACTIONS AMONG THE ARSENIC, IRON, HUMIC SUBSTANCES, AND BACTERIA ACTIVITY IN MUD VOLCANOES IN SOUTHERN TAIWAN: LIU, Chia-Chuan1, MAITY, Jyoti Prakash2, JEAN, Jiin-Shuh1, and KAR, Sandeep1, (1) Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, #1 University Road, Tainan, 70101, Taiwan, l4892102@mail.ncku.edu.tw, (2) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Ming-Shung,168 University Road, Chiayi County, 62102, Taiwan
88-1111:05 AM ARSENIC IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS BEDROCK AND GROUNDWATER: MCTIGUE, David F.1, STEIN, Carol L.1, BRANDON, William C.2, KOPERA, Joseph P.3, KESKULA, Anna J.4, and KOTEAS, G. Christopher5, (1) Gannett Fleming Inc, 15 Willard Road, New Ipswich, NH 03071, dmctigue@gfnet.com, (2) U.S. EPA, Region 1, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100, Boston, MA 02109, (3) Massachusetts Geological Survey, Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003, (4) Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, 233 Morrill Science Center, Amherst, MA 01003, (5) Geology and Environmental Science, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, VT 05663
88-1211:20 AM FAST AND SIMPLE DOMAIN-LEVEL DIAGNOSIS OF PROKARYOTIC CELL IN MICROBIAL COMMUNITY USING MICRO-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY: IGISU, Motoko1, TAKAI, Ken2, UENO, Yuichro3, NISHIZAWA, Manabu2, NUNOURA, Takuro2, HIRAI, Miho2, KANEKO, Masanori4, NARAOKA, Hiroshi5, and NAKASHIMA, Satoru6, (1) Dept. of Earth Science and Astronomy, The University of Tokyo, 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo, 153-8902, Japan, igisu@ea.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp, (2) JAMSTEC, Kanagawa, 237-0061, Japan, (3) Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, 152-8551, Japan, (4) Geological Science and Engineering, University of Nevada-Reno, 1664 N. Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557-0138, (5) Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-kui, Fukuoka, 812-8581, Japan, (6) Osaka University, Osaka, 560-0043, Japan
 11:35 AM Concluding Remarks

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