Mercury Pollution and Environmental Change I Posters

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 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:

Comparison of Mercury Measurement Methods Using Two Active Filter Measurement Methods and a Tekran Speciation Unit
Ashley Pierce1, Mae Sexauer Gustin2, Jiaoyan Huang1 and Keith Heidecorn1, (1)University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, (2)University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV, United States
Comparison of the Chemical Composition of Gaseous Oxidized Mercury in the Atmosphere at Three Different Locations in Nevada
Keith Heidecorn1, Jiaoyan Huang1 and Mae Sexauer Gustin2, (1)University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, (2)University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV, United States
Assessing the Fidelity of Atmospheric Mercury Measurements Using a Commercial Speciation System
Winston T Luke1, Xinrong Ren2, Paul Kelley1 and Mark Olson3, (1)NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (2)NOAA Science Center, College Park, MD, United States, (3)Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, IL, United States
NOMADSS Aircraft Observations Suggest Rapid Oxidation of Elemental Mercury in the Subtropical Free Troposphere
Viral Shah1, Lyatt Jaegle1, Lynne Gratz2, Jesse L Ambrose II2 and Daniel A Jaffe1,2, (1)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)University of Washington-Bothell, Bothell, WA, United States
Abdulmehdi Ali1, Cliff Qualls2, Spencer G Lucas1, Guido Lombari1 and Otto Appenzeller1, (1)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (2)Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Elucidating effects of atmospheric deposition and peat decomposition processes on mercury accumulation rates in a northern Minnesota peatland over last 10,000 cal years
Edward A Nater1, Olha Furman2, Brandy M Toner3, Stephen D Sebestyen4, Malak M Tfaily5, Jeffrey Chanton6, Cinzia Fissore7, Karis J McFarlane8, Paul J Hanson9, Colleen M. Iversen9 and Randy K Kolka4, (1)University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Saint Paul, MN, United States, (2)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Soil, Water, and Climate, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (3)Univ of MN /Soil Water&Climate, St. Paul, MN, United States, (4)USDA Forest Service, Grand Rapids, MN, United States, (5)Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (6)Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (7)Whittier College, Whittier, CA, United States, (8)Lawrence Livermore National La, Livermore, CA, United States, (9)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States
The Importance of Measuring Mercury in Wood
Yang Yang1, Ruth D. Yanai1, Charles T Driscoll2 and Mario Montesdeoca2, (1)SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, United States, (2)Syracuse University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Syracuse, NY, United States
Effects of Timber Harvest on Mercury Cycling in the Pacific Northwest, USA
Chris Eckley1, Collin Eagles-Smith2, Michael Tate3, David P Krabbenhoft3, Brandon Kowalski2 and Leigh Woodruff4, (1)Environmental Protection Agency Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis, United States, (3)USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center, Middleton, WI, United States, (4)Environmental Protection Agency Idaho Operation Office, Boise, United States
Fate and Transport of Mercury in a Watershed-Reservoir System Burned During the 2012 Hewlett Gulch Fire, Ft. Collins, Colorado
Jackson Webster1, Joseph N Ryan1 and George Aiken2, (1)Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)USGS Colorado Water Science Center Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
Mercury Speciation and Trophic Magnification Slopes in Giant Salamander Larvae from the Pacific Northwest, USA
Michael S Bank1, Jeff Crocker2, Jennifer Wachtl3, Patrick Kleeman4, Gary Fellers4, Chris Currens5, Roger Hothem6 and Mary Ann Madej5, (1)University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States, (2)Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Montpelier, VT, United States, (3)National Park Service, Concord, MA, United States, (4)USGS, Western Ecological Research Center, Point Reyes Station, CA, United States, (5)USGS, Western Ecological Research Center, Redwood Field Station, Arcata, CA, United States, (6)USGS, Western Ecological Research Center, Dixon, CA, United States
Historical and Present Day Mercury Contamination From Gold Mining in Three Feeding Guilds of Bats From the Peruvian Amazon
Anjali Kumar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States and Tim Divoll, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, United States
Unexpected Consequences: Gold Mining in Peru and Trace Metal Mobilization
Renee Zurui Wang1, Paulina Pinedo-Gonzalez1, Kathryn E Clark2 and A. Joshua West1, (1)University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
The adsorption behavior of mercury on the hematite (1-102) surface from coal-fired power plant emissions
Ji-Eun Jung, Adam D Jew, Erik Rupp, Shela Aboud, Gordon E Brown and Jennifer Wilcox, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States
The Behavior of Mercury in Coal Combustion Residue-Contaminated Sediments
Taylor Gofstein, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, United States and Andrew Heyes, University of Maryland Center (UMCES CBL) for Environmental Science Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, United States
Geochemical evidence of chemical and physical weathering of mine waste downriver from the New Idria Mercury Mine, San Benito County, California
Rohit kumar Sharma, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Rapid City, SD, United States and Beth Weinman, California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA, United States
Evidence of Mercurial Contamination and Denundation Downstream of New Idria Mercury Mine, San Benito County, California
Haley E Letsinger1, Rohit kumar Sharma2 and Beth Weinman1, (1)California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA, United States, (2)South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, COALINGA, CA, United States
Mercury and methylmercury related to historical mercury mining in three tributaries to Lake Berryessa, Putah Creek Watershed, California
Genevieve Cristine Sparks1, Timothy Horner1, Kevin Cornwell1, Victor Izzo2 and Charles N Alpers3, (1)California State University Sacramento, Geology, Sacramento, CA, United States, (2)None, Oakhurst, CA, United States, (3)United States Geological Survey, Sacramento, CA, United States
Mercury methylation trends pre and post refilling in a Northern Appalachian impoundment
Karin Josefina Eklof, Patrick J Drohan, Elizabeth W Boyer, Lidiia Iavorivska, Jeremy Harper, Michael Brown, Cody Fink and Jacob Gogno, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States
Mercury in the mix: An in situ mesocosm approach to assess relative contributions of mercury sources to methylmercury production and bioaccumulation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Jacob Fleck1, David P Krabbenhoft2, Tamara E C Kraus1, Josh Ackerman3, Elizabeth Beaulieu Stumpner4, John DeWild2, Mark C Marvin-DiPasquale5, Mike Tate2 and Jake Ogorek2, (1)USGS California Water Science Center Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, United States, (2)USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center, Middleton, WI, United States, (3)US Geological Survey, Dixon, CA, United States, (4)USGS, Sacramento, CA, United States, (5)USGS California Water Science Center Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States
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