2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (912 October 2011)
Session No. 23 Sunday, 9 October 2011
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room M100BC

T203. Climate, Water, and Health (GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Hydrogeology Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division)

Saugata Datta, Syed E. Hasan, Hatim Sharif and Deon van der Merwe, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
23-18:05 AM CLIMATE-INDUCED CHANGES TO GROUNDWATER QUALITY IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA: POLIZZOTTO, Matthew, Department of Soil Science, North Carolina State University, 101 Derieux St, 2232 Williams Hall, Box 7619, Raleigh, NC 27695, matt_polizzotto@ncsu.edu
23-28:25 AM CLIMATE CHANGE AND HUMAN HEALTH RISKS FROM GEOGENIC CHEMICALS IN GROUNDWATERS: POLYA, David A.1, SOVANN, Chansopheaktra2, SAUER, Johannes3, and GIBSON, Jonathan3, (1) School of Earth Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom, david.polya@manchester.ac.uk, (2) Department of Environmental Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Russian Federation Boulevard, Toul Kork, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, (3) Department of Economics, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
23-38:45 AM RARE EARTH ELEMENTS IN STROMATOLITES: WINDOWS INTO EARLY LIFE AND CLIMATE?: TELFEYAN, Katherine1, CHEVIS, Darren A.1, ROSENHEIM, Brad2, and JOHANNESSON, Karen3, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, (2) Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, Blessey 210, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, (3) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, kjohanne@tulane.edu
23-49:05 AM WATER AND HEALTH: FLOOD FATALITIES IN THE US SOUTH: SHARIF, Hatim, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, BSE Building 1.320, San Antonio, TX 78249, hatim.sharif@utsa.edu
23-59:20 AM SORPTION OF NUTRIENTS AND HEAVY METALS BY BIOCHAR AMENDED POTTING SOIL AS A VEHICLE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE: SINGH, Andrew and DHAR, Ratan, Geology Discipline, Earth and Physical Sciences, York College of City University of New York, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451, andrewmsingh@gmail.com
 9:35 AM Break
23-69:50 AM CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION BY LOCAL GROUPS: HASAN, Syed E., WILLOUGHBY, Tyler, and ADEGOKE, Jimmy, Geosciences, University of Missouri, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, hasans@umkc.edu
23-710:05 AM TRACE ELEMENT COMPOSITION OF BOVINE MILK IN KANSAS AND NEBRASKA: VAN DER MERWE, Deon, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, dmerwe@vet.ksu.edu and GEHRING, Ronette, Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University, 1800 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS 66506
23-810:20 AM IS NITRITE INDISPENSABLE FOR THE GROWTH OF SOME CANCER CELLS BECAUSE OF THEIR ANAMMOX MODE OF METABOLISM?: HSU, Kenneth J., Center for Health and Environmental Engineering, Henan University, Kaifeng, GU27 3PT, China, kenjhsu@aol.com and DICKSON, Frank W., Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV 89557
23-910:35 AM NITRATE DYNAMICS IN A KANSAS GRASSLAND - EFFECT ON ECOSYSTEM HEALTH: EKE, O.C.1, OCHELTREE, Troy2, NIPPERT, Jesse B.3, OVIATT, Charles G.1, FORD, Sophia4, and DATTA, Saugata5, (1) Department of Geology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, eke@ksu.edu, (2) Division of Biology, Kansas State University, 116 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, (3) Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, (4) Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 108 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506, (5) Department of Geology, Kansas State University, 104 Thompson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-3201
23-1010:50 AM HMGB1 MEDIATES MINERAL FIBERS CARCINOGENESIS: YANG, Haining, Department of Pathology, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, 651 Ilalo St, BSB Rm231, Honolulu, HI 96813, hyang@cc.hawaii.edu and CARBONE, Michele, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, 651 Ilalo St, BSB Rm231, Honolulu, HI 96813
23-1111:05 AM ABSOLUTE HUMIDITY AND THE TRANSMISSION AND SEASONALITY OF INFLUENZA: SHAMAN, Jeffrey, Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Rosenfield Building, Room 1104C, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, jls106@columbia.edu
23-1211:20 AM PHARMACEUTICAL TRANSPORT IN THE ENVIRONMENT: INTERACTIONS BETWEEN TETRACYCLINE ANTIBIOTIC AND NANOPARTICLE METAL OXIDES IN AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS: POWERS, Nicholas S.1, SEYMOUR, Michael D.1, and PETERSON, Jonathan W.2, (1) Department of Chemistry, Hope College, P.O. Box 9000, Holland, MI 49422-9000, nicholas.powers@hope.edu, (2) Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences, Hope College, P.O. Box 9000, Holland, MI 49422-9000
 11:35 AM Concluding Remarks

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