Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 78 Tuesday, 16 March 2010
1:30 PM-5:35 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Poe

T23. Mercury in the Environment: From Maine to Florida II

Julia L. Barringer, Zoltan Szabo and John Reinfelder, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
78-11:35 PM MERCURY DEPOSITION, PHOTOREDUCTION, AND GASEOUS ELEMENTAL MERCURY EMISSIONS FROM THE SEASONAL SNOW SURFACE AT CANAAN VALLEY, WV: BROOKS, Steve, NOAA Liaison to the Canaan Valley Institute, Canaan Valley Institute, 494 Riverstone Road, Davis, WV 26260, steve.brooks@noaa.gov
78-21:55 PM MERCURY VOLATILIZATION FROM WETLANDS SEDIMENTS: REINFELDER, John, Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, 14 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, reinfelder@envsci.rutgers.edu and SMITH, Lora, Region 2, US EPA, 290 Broadway, 18th Fl, New York, NY 10007
78-32:15 PM BIOTIC/ABIOTIC PATHWAYS OF HG(II) REDUCTION BY DISSIMILATORY IRON REDUCING BACTERIA: YEE, Nathan1, BARKAY, Tamar2, PARIKH, Madhavi1, LIN, Chu-Ching2, WIATROWSKI, Heather3, and DAS, Soumya4, (1) Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, 14 College Farm Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, nyee@envsci.rutgers.edu, (2) Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, (3) Department of Biology, Clark University, Worcester, MA 01610, (4) Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2, Canada
78-42:35 PM MERCURY IN A NORTH ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN AQUIFER SYSTEM: A FLOWPATH STUDY: FISCHER, Jeffrey M., SZABO, Zoltan, BARRINGER, Julia L., and JACOBSEN, Eric, U.S. Geological Survey, New Jersey Water Science Center, 810 Bear Tavern Rd, West Trenton, NJ 08628, fischer@usgs.gov
78-52:55 PM VARIABILITY OF MERCURY CONCENTRATIONS IN DOMESTIC-WELL WATER, NEW JERSEY COASTAL PLAIN: SZABO, Zoltan1, BARRINGER, Julia L.1, JACOBSEN, Eric1, SMITH, Nicholas P.1, GALLAGHER, Robert A.2, and SITES, Andrew2, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, New Jersey Water Science Center, 810 Bear Tavern Rd, West Trenton, NJ 08628, zszabo@usgs.gov, (2) New Jersey Department Environmental Protection, Site Remediation Program, 401 E. State St., Box 413, Trenton, NJ 08625-0413
 3:15 PM Break
78-63:35 PM COMPARISON OF METHYLMERCURY ECOLOGY IN ADJACENT COASTAL PLAIN RIVERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA: BRADLEY, Paul M.1, JOURNEY, Celeste A.1, CONRADS, Paul A.1, CHAPELLE, Francis H.1, and LOWERY, Mark A.2, (1) US Geological Survey, 720 Gracern Rd, Suite 129, Columbia, SC 29210, pbradley@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, 720 Gracern Road, Suite 129, Columbia, SC 29210
78-73:55 PM DOES MERCURY BIOACCUMULATE IN AMPHIBIANS DEVELOPING IN VERNAL POOLS?: LOFTIN, Cynthia S., USGS Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 5755 Nutting Hall, University of Maine, Department of Wildlife Ecology, Orono, ME 04469-5755, cynthia.loftin@maine.edu, CALHOUN, Aram, Wildlife Ecology, University of Maine, 5755 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5755, NELSON, Sarah, Senator George J. Mitchell Center, University of Maine, 5710 Norman Smith Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5710, sarah.nelson@umit.maine.edu, ELSKUS, Adria, USGS-BRD S.O. Conte Anadromous Fish Research Laboratory, University of Maine, 5751 Murray Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5751, and SIMON, Kevin, School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, 5751 Murray Hall, Orono, 04469-5751
78-84:15 PM MERGANSER: AN EMPIRICAL APPROACH FOR PREDICTING MERCURY IN FISH AND PISCIVORES IN NEW ENGLAND LAKES: SIMCOX, Alison C.1, EVERS, David C.2, FAHEY, Kathleen3, GRAHAM, John3, JOHNSTON, Craig4, JOHNSTON, John M.5, KAMMAN, Neil C.6, KING, Susannah7, MILLER, Eric K.8, MOORE, Richard B.4, NACCI, Diane9, ROBINSON, Keith4, SMITH, Richard A.10, and SHANLEY, James B.11, (1) US EPA, McCormack Building, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109, simcox.alison@epa.gov, (2) Biodiversity Research Institute, 19 Flaggy Meadow Road, Gorham, ME 04038, (3) 89 South Street, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02111, (4) USGS, 331 Commerce Way, Pembroke, NH 03275, (5) US EPA, 960 College Station Road, Athens, GA 30605, (6) VT Department of Environmental Conservation, Waterbury, VT 05671, (7) NEIWPCC, 116 John Street, Lowell, MA 01852, (8) Ecosystems Research Group Ltd, PO Box 1227, Norwich, VT 05055, (9) US EPA, 27 Tarzwell Drive, Narragansett, RI 02882, (10) USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192, (11) U.S. Geological Survey, P.O. Box 628, Montpelier, VT 05601
78-94:35 PM ECOLOGICAL STUDY OF BIOACCUMULATION OF MERCURY IN SUBSISTENCE FISHING COMMUNITIES--LAKE CHAPALA, MEXICO: ABERCROMBIE, Mary I.1, BOPP, Richard F.1, TRASANDE, Leonardo2, LANDRIGAN, Philip J.3, CIFUENTES, Enrique4, and CORTES, Juanita E.5, (1) Earth & Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 Eighth Street, 1W19 Science Center, Troy, NY 12180, abercm@rpi.edu, (2) Department of Community and Preventive Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 17 E 102 Street, New York, NY 10029, (3) Department of Community and Preventive Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 17 East 102 Street, New York, NY 10029, (4) Environmental Health Unit, Instituto Nacional de Salud Puclica, Av. Universidad 655, Sta. María Ahuacatitlán, Cuernavaca, CP 62508, Mexico, (5) Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia de Agua, Paseo Cuauhnáhuac 8532, Col. Progreso, Jiutepec, Morelos, CP 62550, Mexico
78-104:55 PM CONTAMINATED SOILS IN PLAYGROUNDS OF PUBLIC PARKS IN NEW YORK CITY: SCHUBERT, Thomas, Natural Sciences, Bard High School Early College, 525 East Houston Street, New York, NY 10002, bhsecjuggler@gmail.com and KOLKAS, Mossbah, Natural Sciences, Bard High School Early College, 525 East Houston Sreet, New York, NY 10002

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