North-Central Section (44th Annual) and South-Central Section (44th Annual) Joint Meeting (1113 April 2010)
Session No. 37 Tuesday, 13 April 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Branson Convention Center: Compton Ferry

T13. Is Mother Nature out to Get You? Medical Geology Issues in the Mid-Continent

Robert B. Finkelman and Syed E. Hasan, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
37-18:15 AM DANIEL DRAKE′S CONTRIBUTION TO MEDICAL GEOLOGY: HASAN, Syed E., Geosciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, hasans@umkc.edu
37-28:30 AM A MEDICAL GEOLOGY ISSUE: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DRYWALL: HAGNI, Ann M., Ann Hagni Consulting, LLC, PO Box 1261, Rolla, MO 65402, ahagni@aol.com
37-38:45 AM EVALUATING HOUSEHOLD MINERAL PRODUCTS FOR RADON RELEASE POTENTIAL: CHYI, L.L. and QUICK, Thomas J., Geology and Environmental Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, lchyi@uakron.edu
37-49:00 AM A PRELIMINARY STUDY USING U-238 AND TH-232 RADIOACTIVE PARENT AND DAUGHTER ISOTOPES TO DETERMINE RADON CONTENT IN SOME SOILS AND ROCKS IN THE SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI AREA: MANTEI, Erwin J. Sr, Geography, Geology and Planning, Missouri State University, 901 S. Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804, emantei@missouristate.edu
37-59:15 AM AN OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACTS OF MINERAL DUST ON HUMAN HEALTH: FINKELMAN, Robert B., Dept. of Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75083, bobf@utdallas.edu and PLUMLEE, Geoffrey S., U.S. Geological Survey, Central Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 973, Denver, CO 80225
37-69:30 AM SPATIAL PREDICTION OF ARSENIC BACKGROUND CONCENTRATIONS IN SOIL, OHIO, U.S.A: VENTERIS, Erik R., Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey, 2045 Morse Rd, C-2, Columbus, OH 43229, erik.venteris@dnr.state.oh.us, BASTA, Nicholas T., School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University, 210 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey St, Columbus, OH 43210-1085, and REA, Ron, Ohio Geol Survey, 4383 Fountain Square, Columbus, OH 43224-1367
 9:45 AM Break
37-710:30 AM GEOCHEMISTRY OF ARSENIC HOTSPOTS AND SURROUNDING AREAS IN MURSHIDABAD, WEST BENGAL, INDIA: NEAL, Andrew1, DATTA, Saugata2, JOHANNESSON, Karen3, HAUG, Jade3, and PURKAIT, Baren4, (1) Geology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, aneal@ksu.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 104 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-3201, (3) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, (4) Geological Survey of India, 27 Jawaharlal-Nehru Road, Kolkata, 700016, India
 10:45 AM Discussion

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