Mercury Pollution and Environmental Change II

Friday, 19 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Michael S Bank, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States and James B Shanley, USGS New Hampshire/Vermont Water Science Center, Pembroke, NH, United States
Primary Conveners:  Michael S Bank, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States
Co-conveners:  James B Shanley, USGS, Montpelier, VT, United States and Heather E Golden, US EPA, ORD, NERL, EERD, Cincinnati, OH, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Michael S Bank, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Uncertainties of Gaseous Oxidized Mercury Measurements: How to Move Forward?
Mae Sexauer Gustin, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV, United States, Jiaoyan Huang, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, Seth N Lyman, Utah State University, Vernal, UT, United States and Daniel A Jaffe, Univ of WA-Sci & Technology, Bothell, WA, United States
10:35 AM
Aircraft Observations of Mercury over the US: The Nomadss Experiment
Daniel A Jaffe1, Jesse L Ambrose II1, Lynne Gratz1, Lyatt Jaegle2, Viral Shah2, Noelle E Selin3, Shaojie Song3 and Amanda Giang3, (1)University of Washington Bothell Campus, Bothell, WA, United States, (2)University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States, (3)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
10:50 AM
Anthropogenic Mercury Accumulation in Watersheds of the Northern Appalachian Mountains
Elizabeth W Boyer1, Patrick J Drohan1, Daniel Lawler1, Jeff Grimm1, Chris Grant1, Karin Josefina Eklof1, Jason Bennett2 and Michael D Naber2, (1)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States, (2)Pennsylvania State University Penn State Erie Behrend College, Erie, PA, United States
11:05 AM
Sensitivity of Stream Methyl Hg Concentrations to Environmental Change in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, USA
Douglas A Burns1, Karen Riva Murray1, Elizabeth Nystrom1, Geoffrey Millard2 and Charles T Driscoll2, (1)USGS, Troy, NY, United States, (2)Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, United States
11:20 AM
Effects of Trophic Status on Mercury Methylation Pathways in Peatlands
Mark E Hines1, Lin Zhang1, Siddarth Sampath1, Renjie Hu1 and Tamar Barkay2, (1)University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, United States, (2)Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
11:35 AM
Invasive and exotic earthworms: an unaccounted change to mercury cycling in northeastern US forest soils
Justin Byron Richardson1, Andrew J Friedland1, Josef H Görres2, Devon J. Renock1 and Brian P Jackson1, (1)Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, United States, (2)University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, United States
11:50 AM
Seasonal changes of mercury reduction and methylation in Gulf of Trieste (north Adriatic Sea)
Milena Horvat1, Arne Bratkic1, Neza Koron2, Jadran Faganeli2, Sergio Ribeiro Guevara3 and Tinkara Tinta2, (1)Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, (2)Marine Biology Station Piran, Piran, Slovenia, (3)Centro Atomico Bariloche, Bariloche, Argentina
12:05 PM
Climate Effects on Methylmercury Bioaccumulation Along a Latitudinal Gradient in the Eastern Canadian Arctic
John Chetelat1, Murray Richardson2, Gwyneth MacMillan3, Marc Amyot3, Holger Hintelmann4 and Doug Crump1, (1)Environment Canada Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, (2)Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, (3)Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, (4)Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada
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