2012 GSA Annual Meeting in Charlotte
Session No. 188 Tuesday, 6 November 2012
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Charlotte Convention Center: 212AB

Recent Advances in Geology & Health

Motomu Ibaraki and Julia Wise, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
188-11:30 PM HOW NOT TO COMMUNICATE GEOLOGY AND HEALTH ISSUES: FINKELMAN, Robert B., Dept. of Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080, bobf@utdallas.edu
188-21:45 PM IS THERE A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL MINING AND LUNG/BRONCHUS CANCER DEATHS IN WEST VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY?: CROSBY, Lynn M., U.S. Geological Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, lcrosby@usgs.gov and OREM, William H., U.S. Geological Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192
188-32:00 PM Paper Withdrawn
188-42:15 PM HUMAN BIOACCESSIBILITY OF FE, MN, ZN AND CU FROM CONSUMED EARTH MATERIALS IN VHEMBE DISTRICT, SOUTH AFRICA: MOMOH, Abuh, Mining and Environmental Geology, University of Venda, School of Environmental Sciences, Thohoyandou 0950 South Africa, abkenomai@yahoo.com
188-52:30 PM GEOLOGY AND HEALTH INSIGHTS INTO LEAD POISONING FROM ARTISANAL GOLD MINING, NW NIGERIA: SOURCES, EXPOSURE PATHWAYS, ADDITIONAL HEALTH CONCERNS, AND GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS: PLUMLEE, Geoffrey S., U.S. Geological Survey, MS 964 Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, gplumlee@usgs.gov and DURANT, James T., U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 4770 Buford Highway, MS-F62, Atlanta, GA 30341
188-62:45 PM LEAD IN URBAN SOILS: A CASE STUDY FROM A TERRE HAUTE COMMUNITY GARDEN: VAN HALEN, David T.1, FOXX, Heather2, PETITT, Joseph2, LATIMER, Jennifer C.3, and SPEER, James2, (1) Geology, Indiana State University, 600 Chestnut st, Terre Haute, IN 47809, dvanhalen@sycamores.indstate.edu, (2) Dept. of Earth and Environmental Systems, Indiana State University, 600 Chestnut St, Terre Haute, IN 47809, (3) Department of Earth and Environmental Systems, Indiana State University, Terra Haute, IN 47809
188-73:00 PM EVALUATING THE ROLE OF IRON IN ANTIBACTERIAL MINERALS: MORRISON, Keith D. and WILLIAMS, Lynda B., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, keith.morrison@asu.edu
188-83:15 PM UNRAVELING THE MODE OF ACTION FOR A NATURAL ANTIBACTERIAL CLAY OF LACUSTRINE ORIGIN: LONDONO, S. Carolina, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, sandra.londono@asu.edu and WILLIAMS, Lynda B., School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404
188-93:30 PM DETECTION OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND OTHER PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS IN GROUNDWATER BENEATH AND ADJACENT TO ONSITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS: SUPLER, Katie L.1, MITRA, Siddhartha2, HUMPHREY, Charles Jr3, and O'DRISCOLL, Michael A.2, (1) Environmental Health, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, suplerk11@students.ecu.edu, (2) Geological Sciences, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, (3) Environmental Health Sciences Program, East Carolina University, 3408 Carol Belk, Greenville, NC 27858
188-103:45 PM THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE QUALITY OF WATER AND POTENTIAL COST TO THE CONSUMER FOR WATER SUPPLIES FROM THE GLACIAL AQUIFER SYSTEM: WARNER, Kelly, U.S. Geological Survey, 1201 W. University Avenue, Suite 100, Urbana, IL 61801, klwarner@usgs.gov, AYOTTE, Joseph D., U.S. Geological Survey, 331 Commerce Way, Pembroke, NH 03275, and WARNER, Mary E., Knox College, 2 East South Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
188-114:00 PM CLIMATE AND CULTURAL IMPACTS ON WATER FLOW IN THE MAUMEE RIVER, OH: BECKER, Richard H., Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft Ave, Toledo, OH 43606, richard.becker@utoledo.edu and ZMIJEWSKI, Kirk A., Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, 2081 Bancroft Ave, Toledo, OH 43606
188-124:15 PM OPTICAL MONITORING OF DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCT PRECURSORS WITH FLUORESCENCE EXCITATION-EMISSION MAPPING (F-EEM): PRACTICAL APPLICATION ISSUES FOR DRINKING, WASTE AND REUSE WATER INDUSTRY: GILMORE, Adam, HORIBA Scientific, Molecular and Microanalysis, 3880 Park Ave, Edison, NJ 08822, adam.gilmore@horiba.com
188-134:30 PM Paper Withdrawn
188-144:45 PM INVESTIGATION OF SNAIL POPULATION DYNAMICS FOR SCHISTOSOMIASIS TRANSMISSION USING STRONTIUM ISOTOPE TRACERS: IBARAKI, Motomu, School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1308, ibaraki.1@osu.edu
188-155:00 PM POTENTIAL MAPPING OF THE INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION VIA SPACEBORNE OBSERVATIONS: TSENG, Kuo-Hsin, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, 1841 Neil Ave, 400 Cunz Hall, Columbus, OH 43210, tseng.95@osu.edu, IBARAKI, Motomu, School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1308, LIANG, Song, Dept. of Environment & Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, 2150 HPNP Building, Gainesville, FL 32610, LEE, Hyongki, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, 354 Cullen Performance Hall, Houston, TX 77204, LEE, Jiyoung, School of Public Health, Ohio State University, 1841 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, and SHUM, C.K., School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, 275 Mendenhall Lab, 125 S. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210
188-165:15 PM NATURAL ALTERATIONS OF WATER QUALITY BY LOW-RANK COALS: HUMAN HEALTH CONSEQUENCES: FINKELMAN, Robert B., Dept. of Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080, bobf@utdallas.edu

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