Northeastern Section - 48th Annual Meeting (18–20 March 2013)

T7. Naturally Occurring Contaminants in Groundwater Used for Water Supply in the Northeastern United States

Session No. 3
Monday, 18 March 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Omni Mount Washington Resort Reagan Room

T7. Naturally Occurring Contaminants in Groundwater Used for Water Supply in the Northeastern United States

 

Joseph D. Ayotte and Yan Zheng, Presiding
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8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
3-1
8:10 AM
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3-2
8:25 AM
HYDROGEOCHEMICAL CONTROL OF ARSENIC, URANIUM AND RADON IN DOMESTIC WELLS FROM BEDROCK AQUIFERS IN CENTRAL MAINE, USA
YANG, Qiang, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, qyang@ldeo.columbia.edu, CULBERTSON, Charles, Maine Water Science Center, USGS, 196 Whitten Rd, Augusta, ME 04330, MARVINNEY, Robert G., Maine Geological Survey, 93 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0093, SMITHERMAN, Paul, Spatial Information Science and Engineering, University of Maine, 5711 Boardman Hall, Orono, ME 04469, HESS, C.T., Physics and Astronomy, University of Maine, 103 Bennett Hall, Orono, ME 04469, and ZHENG, Yan, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY 11367, and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964
3-3
8:55 AM
SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF ARSENIC IN GOLD BEARING QUARTZ VEINS FROM A HIGH ARSENIC GROUNDWATER REGION IN THE CALEDONIDES OF WESTERN IRELAND
GILLIGAN, Martin1, FEELY, Martin1, HENRY, Tiernan1, HIGGINS, Timothy2, ZHANG, Chaosheng3, TIMMINS, Éadaoin4, ROLLINSON, Gavyn K.5, and MORRISON, Liam6, (1) Earth and Ocean Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland, m.gilligan5@nuigalway.ie, (2) School of Chemistry, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland, (3) School of Geography and Archaeology, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland, (4) National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland, (5) Cambourne School of Mines, School of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9EZ, United Kingdom, (6) Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland
3-4
9:10 AM
A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ARSENIC OCCURRENCE IN ADJACENT BEDROCK UNITS, MAINE
O'SHEA, Bethany1, LEITHEISER, Sara1, STRANSKY, Megan1, and ZHENG, Yan2, (1) Marine Science & Environmental Studies, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110, bethoshea@sandiego.edu, (2) Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY 11367, and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964
3-5
9:25 AM
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3-6
9:40 AM
THE OCCURRENCE AND DOMINANT CONTROLS OF ARSENIC IN THE NEWARK AND GETTYSBURG BASINS
BLAKE, Johanna M.T., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, 1 W. Packer Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18015, job408@lehigh.edu and PETERS, Stephen C., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, 1 W Packer Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18015
3-7
9:55 AM
SOURCE OF ARSENIC-BEARING PYRITE IN SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT: SULFUR ISOTOPE EVIDENCE
MANGO, Helen, Natural Sciences, Castleton State College, 233 South Street, Castleton, VT 05735, helen.mango@castleton.edu and RYAN, Peter, Geology Department, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753
 
10:10 AM
Break
3-8
10:40 AM
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3-9
10:55 AM
WATER QUALITY IN UNITY, ME: INITIAL RESULTS
ONGLEY, Lois K., Earth and Environmental Science, Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Rd, Unity, ME 04988, longley@unity.edu
11:10 AM
ARSENIC IN NOVA SCOTIA’S PRIVATE DRINKING WATER WELLS: REDUCING RISK EXPOSURE THROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED KNOWLEDGE-TO-ACTION INTERVENTIONS
CHAPPELLS, Heather, DUMMER, Trevor, CAMPBELL, Norma, NAUTA, Laura, and PARKER, Louise, Population Cancer Research Program, Dalhousie University, 1494 Carlton Street, PO Box 1500, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada, h.chappells@dal.ca
11:40 AM
MITIGATING ARSENIC EXPOSURE FROM MAINE'S PRIVATE DRINKING WATER WELLS BY TARGETING BEHAVIORAL FACTORS THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
FLANAGAN, Sara V., Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, flanagan@ldeo.columbia.edu, MARVINNEY, Robert G., Maine Geological Survey, 93 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0093, and ZHENG, Yan, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, P.O. Box 1000, 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
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