B047:
Mercury Biogeochemistry and Environmental Change





Session ID#: 21948

Session Description:
Mercury (Hg) contamination continues to be an environmental and public health concern. Processes of Hg transport, methylation, and biotic uptake shift through time and space. The goal of this session is to highlight recent scientific advances in Hg cycling in relation to environmental change. Abstracts will be considered on a variety of topics including: Hg speciation, biogeochemistry, and bioaccumulation in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. Papers that consider the role of environmental change, climate, ecosystem response, scale, source apportionment, food web dynamics, and biotic and abiotic controls on Hg cycling and bioaccumulation are strongly encouraged.
Primary Convener:  Michael S Bank, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United States
Convener:  Sophia Veronica Hansson, Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark

Cross-Listed:
  • A - Atmospheric Sciences
  • GC - Global Environmental Change
  • OS - Ocean Sciences
  • SI - Societal Impacts and Policy Sciences
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Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Zhuyun Ye, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, United States, Huiting Mao, SUNY-ESF, Chemistry, Syracuse, NY, United States and Charles T Driscoll, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, United States
Chun-Mao Tseng1, Yi-Chieh Hsieh2, Che-Yu Chiang3, Carl H Lamborg4, Ni-Na Chang3 and Jen-Chieh Shiao3, (1)IONTU Institute of Oceanography National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (2)Institue of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (3)Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, (4)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Christine Olson, Desert Research Institute Reno, Reno, NV, United States and Daniel Obrist, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Lowell, United States
Nicolas Pelletier1, John Chetelat2, Jesse Clark Vermaire1, Mike Palmer1, Johanne Black3, Jody Pellisey4, Boyan Tracz5 and Sjoerd van der Wielen6, (1)Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, (2)Environment Canada Ottawa, National Wildlife Research Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada, (3)Yellowknife Dene First Nation, Land and Environment, Yellowknife, NT, Canada, (4)Wek'eezhii Renewable Resources Board, Yellowknife, NT, Canada, (5)Wek’eezhii Renewable Resources Board, Yellowknife, NT, Canada, (6)Tłı̨chǫ Government, Lands Protection, Behchokǫ̀, NT, Canada
Paul F Schuster1, Kevin M Schaefer2, Ronald Antweiler3, George Aiken3, John DeWild4, Joshua D Gryziec5, Alessio Gusmeroli6, Gustaf Hugelius7, Elchin Jafarov8, David P Krabbenhoft9, Lin Liu10, Nicole Michelle Herman-Mercer11, Cuicui Mu12, David A Roth13, Tim Schaefer14, Robert G Striegl3, Kimberly Wickland15 and Tingjun Zhang12, (1)USGS Central Region Offices Denver, Denver, CO, United States, (2)University of Colorado, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)USGS, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center, Middleton, WI, United States, (5)Colorado University, Environmental engineering, Boulder, CO, United States, (6)University of Alaska Fairbanks, International Arctic Research Center, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (7)Stockholm University, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm, Sweden, (8)Los Alamos National Laboratory, Computational Earth Sciences, Los Alamos, NM, United States, (9)USGS, Middleton, WI, United States, (10)The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Earth System Science Programme, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, (11)USGS, Lakewood, CO, United States, (12)LZU Lanzhou University, College of Earth and Environment Sciences, Lanzhou, China, (13)Fairbanks, AK, United States, (14)Galmont Consulting, Chicago, IL, United States, (15)US Geological Survey, Boulder, CO, United States
Erik Bjorn1, Andrea G. Bravo2, Sofi Jonsson3, Emily Seelen3, Aleksandra Skrobonja1, Ulf Skyllberg4, Anne Soerensen5 and Wei Zhu4, (1)Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, (2)Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, (3)University of Connecticut, Groton, United States, (4)Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden, (5)Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Katlin Bowman1, Carl H Lamborg2, Eric Collins3, Chad R Hammerschmidt4 and Alison M Agather4, (1)Wright State University Dayton, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (2)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (3)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Institute of Marine Science, Fairbanks, AK, United States, (4)Wright State University Main Campus, Dayton, OH, United States
Katrina Macsween, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia and Grant C Edwards, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Vivian L Wasiuta, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Colin A. Cooke, Alberta Environment and Parks, Environmental Monitoring and Science Division, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Jane Kirk, Environment Canada, Burlington, ON, Canada, Patricia A Chambers, Environment Canada Dorval, Water Science and Technology Directorate, Dorval, QC, Canada, Alexa C Alexander, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fredericton, NB, Canada and Rebecca C Rooney, University of Waterloo, Department of Biology, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Francesco De Simone1, Ian M Hedgecock1, Sergio Cinnirella1, Francesco Carbone1, Francesca Sprovieri1 and Nicola Pirrone2, (1)CNR Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research, Rende, Italy, (2)CNR Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research, Rome, Italy
Michael S Bank, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United States
Idus Stinson1, Martin Tsz-Ki Tsui1 and Alex T Chow2, (1)University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, United States, (2)Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, Georgetown, SC, United States
Ashu Dastoor, Air Quality Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada, Annemarie Fraser, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ottawa, Canada and Andrei Ryjkov, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Dorval, Canada
Wesley Alan Heim1, Kenneth H Coale1, Holly Chiswell1, Alex Olson1, Stephen Martenuk1, Autumn Bonnema1 and Peter Scott Weiss-Penzias2, (1)Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, CA, United States, (2)University California Santa Cr, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Johannes Bieser1, Ute Daewel1 and Corinna Schrum2, (1)Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany, (2)Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Institute of Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany
Teresa Mathews, Sujithkumar Surendran Nair and Ryan McManamay, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, United States
Long Chen, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, Wei Zhang, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China and Xuejun Wang, Peking University, Beijing, China

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