Rocky Mountain Section - 64th Annual Meeting (911 May 2012)
Session No. 16 Thursday, 10 May 2012
8:30 AM-12:00 PM, Hotel Albuquerque: Alvarado H

T5. Arsenic, Uranium, and Radionuclides: Geology and Health Impacts in the Southwest and Rocky Mountains I (GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; GSA Geology and Health Division; GSA Geology and Society Division)

Malcolm D. Siegel, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
16-18:45 AM LIFETIME EXPOSURE TO INORGANIC ARSENIC IN DRINKING WATER AND CORONARY HEART DISEASE: JAMES, Katherine1, BYERS, Tim1, HOKANSON, John1, MELIKER, Jaymie2, ZERBE, Gary1, and MARSHALL, Julie1, (1) University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, Kathy.James@ucdenver.edu, (2) Stony Brook, NY 24350
16-29:00 AM ARSENIC, UV AND MELANOMA IN A NON-HISPANIC WHITE POPULATION: A PILOT STUDY UNDERWAY: YAGER, Janice W., ERDEI, Esther, SANCHEZ, Adriana, HUDSON, Laurie, COOPER, Karen, and BERWICK, Marianne, University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, MSC 10 5550, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, jwyager@salud.unm.edu
16-39:15 AM ESTIMATING ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE TO ARSENIC AND ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION FOR A HEALTH STUDY OF MELANOMA AMONG NON-HISPANIC WHITES IN NEW MEXICO: MYERS, O.B.1, SIEGEL, Malcolm2, SANCHEZ, Adriana1, ERDEI, Esther1, BERWICK, Marianne1, and YAGER, Janice W.1, (1) Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, MSC 10 5550, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, omyers@salud.unm.edu, (2) School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
16-49:30 AM THE ROLE OF POOR SANITATION IN ARSENIC CONTAMINATION OF GROUNDWATER: WILLIAMS, Jason, Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, jasonincuritiba@hotmail.com and EMERMAN, Steven H., Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058
16-59:45 AM ARSENIC AND OTHER HEAVY METALS IN THE NIGER RIVER, MALI, WEST AFRICA: WOODHOUSE, Bradley T.1, DONALDSON, Joshua D.1, WALKER, Matthew R.1, SANCHEZ, Andrea1, EMERMAN, Steven H.2, SAMAKE, Drissa3, and DOUMBIA, Aboudou3, (1) Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, brad_woodhouse@msn.com, (2) Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, (3) Department of Chemistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali
 10:00 AM Break
16-610:30 AM ARSENIC AND OTHER HEAVY METALS IN SURFACE WATER AND GROUNDWATER IN MUSTANG VALLEY, NEPAL HIMALAYA: SANCHEZ, Andrea1, CHRISTIANSEN, Mark E.1, CONNERS, Spencer R.1, CARLSON, Joseph K.2, KEMP, Tracy L.1, SHARMA, Anusha3, EMERMAN, Steven H.2, ADHIKARI, Basanta R.3, and BUNDS, Michael P.1, (1) Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, drea.sanchez84@gmail.com, (2) Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, (3) Department of Geology, Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
16-710:45 AM ARSENIC AND OTHER HEAVY METALS IN SURFACE WATER AND GROUNDWATER IN POKHARA VALLEY, NEPAL HIMALAYA: SUPPORT FOR THE FLUVIAL RECHARGE MODEL: GARCIA, Patricia K.1, SANCHEZ, Andrea1, STUART, Kevin1, WILLIAMS, Jason1, SAPKOTA, Ajit2, KHATRI, Sabina2, EMERMAN, Steven H.3, and ADHIKARI, Basanta R.2, (1) Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, mntbkrgrl@hotmail.com, (2) Department of Geology, Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, (3) Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058
16-811:00 AM FLUVIAL ARSENIC IN UTAH VALLEY, SALT LAKE VALLEY AND THE WASATCH RANGE, UTAH: ANALOGY WITH THE GANGES RIVER FLOODPLAIN AND THE HIMALAYAN RANGE: FERREIRA, Gabriela R., Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058, gabidesena@yahoo.com and EMERMAN, Steven H., Department of Earth Science, Utah Valley University, 800 W. University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058
16-911:15 AM SELECTION OF ARSENIC TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR SMALL COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEMS IN NEW MEXICO: GEOCHEMICAL (AND OTHER) DETERMINANTS: SIEGEL, Malcolm, LJS Consulting, Inc, POB 915, Sandia Park, NM 87047, msiegel51@yahoo.com and CASTELLO, Kristi, TK Services, Inc, POB 20801, Albuquerque, NM 87154
16-1011:30 AM EVALUATION OF TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES FOR REMOVAL OF ARSENIC AND URANIUM IN RIO RANCHO WELL WATER: NARASIMHAN, Ramesh and AGRAWAL, Ashish, NCS Engineers, Phoenix, AZ 85012, ram@ncseng.com
16-1111:45 AM AN INNOVATIVE WATER TREATMENT SOLUTION FOR COMPLEX QUALITY GROUNDWATER IN A SMALL NEW MEXICO COMMUNITY: AGRAWAL, Ashish and NARASIMHAN, Ramesh, NCS Engineers, Phoenix, AZ 85012, ashish@ncseng.com

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