Environmental Chemistry III

Friday, October 9, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Mark Twain (Hilton Third Floor)
Allison MacKay and Theodore S. Dibble
8:05 AM
Mercury Dynamics in An Urban Watershed Ecosystem
Joseph T. Bushey, University of Connecticut; Charles T. Driscoll, Syracuse University; Peter Groffman, Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Edward Mason, Syracuse University; Colin Fuss, Syracuse University; Gary Fisher, USGS
8:45 AM
Analysis of Mercury in Commercial Tuna and Human Hair Using the DMA 80 Analyzer
David E. Henderson, Professor of Chemistry, Trinity College; Katherine M. Nichols, Trinity College
9:05 AM
Calcium Polysulfide Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium-Contaminated Aquifer Sediments in Saturated Flow-through Columns
Chad P. Johnston, B.Sc., University of Connecticut; Maria Chrysochoou, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
9:25 AM
Seasonal Fate of Arsenic at the Groundwater Surface Water Interface of a Closed Landfill Site
Allison MacKay, University of Connecticut; Ping Gan, PhD, University of Connecticut
9:45 AM
10:05 AM
Short-Term Variation in near-Highway Air Pollutant Gradients On a Winter Morning
John Durant, Tufts University; Christine A. Ash, Tufts University; Ezra C. Wood, Tufts University; Scott C. Herndon, Tufts University; John T. Jayne, Tufts University; Berk Knighton, Tufts University; Manjula R. Canagaratna, Tufts University; Doug Brugge, Tufts University; Wig Zamore, Tufts University; Jeffrey Trull, Tufts University; Charles E. Kolb, Tufts University
10:45 AM
11:05 AM
Manganese Oxide as the New Cathode Catalyst in Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC)
Xiang Li, University of Connecticut; Boxun Hu, University of Connecticut; Baikun Li, University of Connecticut; Steven L. Suib, University of Connecticut
11:25 AM
Investigating the Photophysics of Variable Percent Receptor Loadings of Fluorescent Conjugated Polymers in the Solid State
Sherryllene S. Pinnock, Binghamton University (SUNY); Catherine N. Malele, Binghamton University (SUNY); Justin Che, Binghamton University (SUNY); Wayne E. Jones Jr., Binghamton University (SUNY)