Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 4 Sunday, 14 March 2010
8:00 AM-12:05 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Carroll

S3. Asbestos I: Past, Present, and Future (GSA Geology and Health Division; Mineralogical Society of America)

Catherine Skinner and Mickey E. Gunter, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
4-18:05 AM MINERALOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF ASBESTOS: WYLIE, Ann G., Department of Geology, University of Maryland, 1132 Main Administration Building, College Park, MD 20742, awylie@umd.edu
4-28:45 AM A GEOLOGIC DATASET OF NATURAL OCCURRENCES OF ASBESTOS IN THE CONTERMINOUS UNITED STATES—APPLICATIONS TO RISK MANAGEMENT: VAN GOSEN, Bradley Stuart, United States Geological Survey, MS 973 Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, bvangose@usgs.gov
4-39:05 AM THE CHALLENGES OF DEFINING AND CHARACTERIZING ASBESTOS: LEE, Richard J., ALLISON, Kimberly A., BUNKER, Kristin L., HARRIS, Karen E., HUNTINGTON, J. Craig, SANCHEZ, Matthew S., STROHMEIER, Brian R., and VAN ORDEN, Drew R., RJ Lee Group, Inc, 350 Hochberg Road, Monroeville, PA 15146, rlee@rjlg.com
4-49:25 AM NONREGULATORY ASBESTOS GROUP MINERALS: DOGAN, Meral, Department of Geological Engineering, Hacettepe University, Beytepe, Hacettepe, Ankara 50021 Turkey, meralmdogan@hotmail.com
4-59:45 AM GEOCHEMISTRY IN THE LUNG: REACTION-PATH MODELING AND EXPERIMENTAL EXAMINATION OF ROCK-FORMING MINERALS UNDER PHYSIOLOGIC CONDITIONS: DRUSCHEL, Gregory1, GUNTER, Mickey E.2, and TAUNTON, Anne2, (1) Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Delehanty Hall, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, gregory.druschel@uvm.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, MS 443022, Moscow, ID 83844
 10:05 AM Break
4-610:25 AM USING EPIDEMIOLOGY DATA TO TESTS HYPOTHESES ABOUT THE CARCINOGENICITY OF ASBESTOS: BERMAN, D. Wayne, Aeolus, Inc, 751 Taft St, Albany, CA 94706, bermanw@comcast.net
4-710:45 AM MOLECULAR MECHANISM FOR THE INDUCTION OF MESOTHELIOMA BY ASBESTOS: TAYLOR, Eric, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, taylor.1317@osu.edu, MOSSMAN, Brooke T., University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, WYLIE, Ann G., University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, and LOWER, Steven K., Ohio State University, 125 S. Oval Mall, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, Columbus, OH 43210, lower.9@osu.edu
4-811:05 AM MECHANISMS OF FIBER CARCINOGENESIS: FROM MITOCHONDRIAL DAMAGE TO SILENCING OF THE BIGH3 GENE: HEI, Tom K., Columbia University Medical Center, Center for Radiological Research, Department of Radiation Oncology and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, tkh1@columbia.edu
4-911:25 AM REDUCING THE VARIABILITY OF LABORATORY TEST RESULTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL AND ROCK MATERIALS THROUGH PROPER LABORATORY SUBSAMPLING: BAILEY, R. Mark, Asbestos TEM Laboratories, 630 Bancroft way, Berkeley, CA 94710-, mark@asbestostemlabs.com
4-1011:45 AM A REGULATORY VIEW OF MINERALOGY AS IT APPLIES TO “ASBESTOS”: CRANE, Daniel, SLTC, OSHA, 8660 South Sandy Parkway, Sandy, UT 84095, crane.dan@dol.gov

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