Rocky Mountain Section - 64th Annual Meeting (9–11 May 2012)
Session No. 24 Thursday, 10 May 2012
1:30 PM-4:30 PM, Hotel Albuquerque: Alvarado H

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

Malcolm D. Siegel, Presiding
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24-11:30 PM PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS OF URANIUM IN GROUNDWATER IN NEW MEXICO: MCQUILLAN, Dennis1, TOTH, Barbara2, WIMAN, Stephen3, LONGMIRE, Patrick4, VANIMAN, David5, REARICK, Michael4, MCLEMORE, Virginia T.6, and SIMMONS, Ardyth M.7, (1) New Mexico Environment Department, 1190 St. Francis Dr., Suite S 2100, Santa Fe, NM 87505, dennis.mcquillan@state.nm.us, (2) New Mexico Department of Health, 5301 Central Ave. NE, Suite 900, Albuquerque, NM 87108, (3) Good Water Company, 933 Baca Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (4) Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mail Stop D469, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, (5) NA, Planetary Science Institute, 1700 East Fort Lowell Road, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, (6) New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, (7) EP, Los Alamos National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1663, MS-M992, Los Alamos, NM 87501
24-21:45 PM GEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES CONTROLLING TRANSPORT AND DEPOSITION OF URANIUM, ESPAÑOLA BASIN, NEW MEXICO: LONGMIRE, Patrick1, VANIMAN, David2, REARICK, Michael1, MCLEMORE, Virginia T.3, WIMAN, Stephen4, MCQUILLAN, Dennis5, and SIMMONS, Ardyth M.6, (1) Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mail Stop D469, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, plongmire@lanl.gov, (2) Planetary Science Institute, 1700 East Fort Lowell Road, Suite 106, Tucson, AZ 85719, (3) New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801, (4) Good Water Company, 933 Baca Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (5) New Mexico Environment Department, 1190 St. Frances Dr., Suite S 2100, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (6) EP, Los Alamos National Laboratory, P.O. Box 1663, MS-M992, Los Alamos, NM 87501
24-32:00 PM STUDYING URANIUM CONTAMINATION LEVELS IN GROUNDWATER FROM THE PINE RIDGE RESERVATION, SOUTH DAKOTA: A COMMUNITY-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP: BHATTACHARYYA, Prajukti1, CONVERSE, Kathryn2, EJNIK, John, W.3, LAGARRY, Hannan E.4, and RIESEN, Alyssa L.3, (1) Geography and Geology, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 120 Upham Hall, 800 Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190, bhattacj@uww.edu, (2) Natural Resources Regulatory Agency, Oglala Sioux Tribe, P.O. Box 320, Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge, SD 57770, (3) Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Whitewater, WI 53190, (4) Department of Math, Science, & Technology, Oglala Lakota College, 490 Three Mile Creek Road, Kyle, SD 57752
24-42:15 PM LEACHABILITY OF URANIUM ORE AND MINE WASTES FROM THE GRAND CANYON AREA, NORTH RIM MINING DISTRICT, NORTHERN ARIZONA: GALLEGOS, Tanya J., U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, Mail Stop: 973, Bldg 20, Denver Federal Center, Kipling/6th, Denver, CO 80225-0046, tgallegos@usgs.gov and OTTON, James K ., Energy Program, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 939 Box 25046, Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, CO 80225
24-52:30 PM USE OF RADIUM ISOTOPES TO EVALUATE NATURALLY-OCCURRING URANIUM AND RADIUM SOURCES AND BEHAVIOR IN NEW MEXICO GROUNDWATERS: EXAMPLES FROM THREE SITES: BRYAN, Charles R.1, SIEGEL, Malcolm2, VINSON, David S.3, RAANAN-KIPERWAS, Hadas4, VENGOSH, Avner5, and DWYER, Gary5, (1) Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87185, crbryan@sandia.gov, (2) School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (3) Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, (4) Wetlands Division, U.S. EPA, Washington, DC 20460, (5) Division of Earth & Ocean Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
24-62:45 PM REMOVAL OF RADIONUCLIDES FROM ESTONIAN GROUNDWATER USING AERATION, OXIDATION AND FILTRATION: LUMISTE, Liie, Tallinn, 19086, Estonia, liielumiste@gmail.com and MUNTER, Rein, Ehitajate tee 5, Tallinn, 19086, Estonia
24-73:00 PM UNDERGROUND NUCLEAR TESTS AND OTHER WORST-CASE ANALOGUES FOR GEOLOGIC WASTE ISOLATION: REMPE, Norbert T., 1403 N Country Club Cir, Carlsbad, NM 88220-4115, rempent@yahoo.com
24-83:15 PM Paper Withdrawn
24-93:30 PM QUANTITATIVE MINERALOGY OF "ERIONITE-MESO" VILLAGES OF CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY: "ORIGINAL-OLD" VS. "RELOCATED-NEW" SARIHIDIR VILLAGES: DOGAN, Ahmet Umran, Earth Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, & Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA, Dhahran, 31261, Saudi Arabia, umran-dogan@uiowa.edu, DOGAN, Meral, Geological Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, 55555, Turkey, and BALLIRANO, Paolo, Dipartimento di Scienzadella Terra, Universita di Roma, Roma, 00185, Italy
 3:45 PM Discussion

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