94 Symposium--Nanoparticles in the Environment: I. up-Scaling Nanoparticle Properties: When <0.45-ìm Is No Longer “Dissolved”

Oral Session
S02 Soil Chemistry
Examine the environmental implications of nanoparticles' use in society by understanding their chemistry and colloidal behavior, methods for identification, potential fate in the environment, microbial influences on toxicity, and application for environmental remediation.

Soil Biology & Biochemistry, Soils & Environmental Quality

Monday, November 2, 2009: 9:55 AM-12:30 PM
Convention Center, Room 329, Third Floor

Nadine Kabengi and Aaron Thompson
N. Kabengi , Todd Luxton , Ronald Turco and Aaron Thompson
9:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:00 AM
The Emerging Emphasis On Nanometer Scale Particles.
Nadine Kabengi, Univ. of Kentucky
10:15 AM
A Revolution in How We Think about Earth: The Foundational Basis of Nano-Geo and -Environmental Science.
Michael Hochella Jr., Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ. (Virginia Tech); Bojeong Kim, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ. (Virginia Tech)
11:00 AM
Quantum Confinement Effect in Nanoparticles.
Rongchao Jin, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
11:50 AM
Nanoparticle-Bound P in Runoff From Poultry-Amended Pastures.
Aaron Thompson, Univ. of Georgia; Russell Henderson, Univ. of Georgia; Nehru Mantripragada, Univ. of Georgia; Miguel Cabrera, Univ. of Georgia; Sayed Hassan, Univ. of Georgia
12:10 PM
Smectite Clays Used as Templates to Synthesize Subnano-Sized Zero-Valent Iron for Reduction of Organic Contaminants.
Cheng Gu, Michigan State Univ.; Hanzhong Jia, Michigan State Univ.; Stephen Boyd, Michigan State Univ.; Brian Teppen, Michigan State Univ.; Hui Li, Michigan State Univ.
12:30 PM
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