30th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology/First Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences

Session 9: Mercury in the Environment

Friday, 1 June 2012: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Press Room (Omni Parker House)
Sponsors: (Joint between the First Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences; and the 30th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology )
Chairs:  Helen Amos, Harvard University and Elsie M. Sunderland, Harvard University
Papers:
  10:30 AM
9.1
Mercury Pollution in the Amazon: Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining or Land-Use Changes?
Bridget A. Bergquist, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and R. Adler Miserendino, S. Ghosh, J. R. D. Guimar„es, E. K. Silbergeld, and P. Lees

  11:10 AM
9.3
Global model of atmosphere-terrestrial mercury exchange and accumulation of historical mercury in organic soils
Elizabeth S. Corbitt, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and N. Smith-Downey, D. J. Jacob, and E. M. Sunderland

  11:30 AM
9.4
Global source of mercury from commercial products and its biogeochemical cycling
Hannah Marie Horowitz, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and D. J. Jacob, D. G. Streets, M. K. Devane, H. M. Amos, and E. M. Sunderland

Poster PDF (4.6 MB)

  11:45 AM
9.5
Anthropogenic perturbations to the biogeochemical cycle of mercury
Helen Amos, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and D. J. Jacob, D. G. Streets, N. V. Smith-Downey, and E. M. Sunderland