137 Mercury Cycling, Fate, and Bioaccumulation in Coastal Zones: The Next Big Stage for Mercury Research?

Oral Session
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Sunday, 5 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, General Assembly Theater Hall C

David P. Krabbenhoft and Robert P. Mason
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:45 AM
Mercury Isotope Evidence for Contrasting Mercury Sources to Coastal Versus Offshore Marine Fish
Joel D. Blum, University of Michigan; David B. Senn, Harvard University; Edward J. Chesney, Louisiana Universities; James P. Shine, Harvard University
9:00 AM
Biogeochemical Controls on MeHg Production in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Region
Terill A. Hollweg, University of Connecticut; Cynthia C. Gilmour, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Robert P. Mason, University of Connecticut
9:30 AM
Mercury Dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico: Insights from Biogeochemical Studies
David B. Senn, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag); Robert P. Mason, University of Connecticut; Bian Liu, Harvard University; Laurel A. Schaider, Harvard University; Michael S. Bank, Harvard University; Nancy N. Rabalais, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; Terill A. Hollweg, University of Connecticut; James P. Shine, Harvard University; Peter W. Swarzenski, U.S. Geological Survey
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Sediment Methylmercury Concentrations and Production Rates in Contrasting Coastal Wetlands of Chequamegon Bay (WI), Lake Superior
Jacob Ogorek, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse; K. Rolfhus, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse; R. Haro, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse; J. Wiener, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
10:15 AM
The Effect of Bioirrigation on Sediment-Water Exchange of Methylmercury in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, USA
Janina M. Benoit, Wheaton College; David H. Shull, Western Washington University; Samuel A. Beal, Wheaton College
10:45 AM
Mercury Isotopic Composition of Marine Sediments in the Baltic Sea
G.E. Gehrke, University of Michigan; J.D. Blum, University of Michigan
11:00 AM
Sulfide-Driven Precipitation of Mercury Sulfide Nanoparticles In the Presence of Natural Organic Matter
Aaron Slowey, U. S. Geological Survey; Benjamin Gilbert, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; George Aiken, U.S. Geol Survey; Joe Ryan, University of Colorado
11:15 AM
Patterns of Atmospheric Elemental and Reactive Gaseous Hg Concentrations in the Central and Eastern United States: Comparison of Inland and Coastal Sites
Mark A. Engle, U.S. Geological Survey; Michael T. Tate, U.S. Geological Survey; David P. Krabbenhoft, U.S. Geological Survey; James J. Schauer, University of Wisconsin-Madison; James Shanley
11:30 AM
Concluding Remarks
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