Geogenic Groundwater Contamination and Its Impact on Agriculture and Public Health II

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Brian Justin Mailloux, Barnard College, Department of Environmental Science, New York, NY, United States and Benjamin C Bostick, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
Primary Conveners:  Brian Justin Mailloux, Barnard College, Department of Environmental Science, New York, NY, United States
Co-conveners:  Rebecca Neumann, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, Chad Saltikov, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States and Benjamin C Bostick, Columbia University, Palisades, NY, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Rebecca Bergquist Neumann, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Seattle, WA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Toxic Compounds in Our Food: Arsenic Uptake By Rice and Potential Mitigation By Silicon
Angelia Seyfferth1, Rattandeep Gill1 and Evanise Penido2, (1)University of Delaware, Plant and Soil Sciences, Newark, DE, United States, (2)UFLA, Lavras, Brazil
10:35 AM
The Determination and Estimation of Arsenic and Uranium in Private Wells throughout the United States
Logan Frederick1, William P Johnson2, James Vanderslice1, Marissa Taddie1, Kristen Malecki3, Josh Gregg1 and Nicholas Faust1, (1)University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, (2)Univ Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, (3)University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, United States
10:50 AM
Regional-Scale Controls on Arsenic Contamination in the Multi-Aquifer System of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Laura Erban1, Steven Gorelick1 and Scott E Fendorf2, (1)Stanford University, Los Altos Hills, CA, United States, (2)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States
11:05 AM
Arsenic Mobilization from Source Sediments in an Aquifer System of West Bengal, India
Alexander J Desbarats, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Cassandra E.M. Koenig, BGC Engineering, Toronto, ON, Canada, Taraknath Pal, Geological Survey of India, Kolkata, India, Pradip K. Mukherjee, Geological Survey of India, Shillong, India and Roger Daniel Beckie, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
11:20 AM
Characterization of Organic Carbon and Its Bioavailability in Recharge Waters and Aquifer Sediments: Implications for Groundwater Arsenic Contamination in Bangladesh
Lara Elizabeth Pracht1, Robert J Ardissono1, Matthew Polizzotto2, A. Borhan M. Badruzzaman3, M. Ashraf Ali3, Ljiljana Paša-Tolić4 and Rebecca Bergquist Neumann1, (1)University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States, (2)NC State University, Raleigh, NC, United States, (3)Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Civil Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (4)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States
11:35 AM
Understanding and Quantifying Controls of Arsenic Mobility during Deepwell Re-injection of CSG Waters
Bhasker Rathi1,2, Henning Prommer1,2, Michael Donn2, James A Davis3, Adam J Siade1 and Michael Berg4, (1)University of Western Australia, School of Earth and Environment, Crawley, WA, Australia, (2)CSIRO Land and Water, Perth, Australia, (3)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, (4)EAWAG Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Water Resources and Drinking Water, Duebendorf, Switzerland
11:50 AM
Tungsten in groundwaters, surface waters, and associated sediments: Closing some of the knowledge gaps
Karen Haley Johannesson1, T. Jade Haug1,2, George R Helz3 and Saugata Datta2, (1)Tulane Univ Earth&Environ Sci, New Orleans, LA, United States, (2)Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, United States, (3)Univ Maryland, College Park, MD, United States
12:05 PM
From the source to the user, understanding a total water approach to fluoride treatment
Katherine Ann Alfredo and Tanya O'Garra, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
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