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Part II. Health & environment in the Arctic: Overview of environmental contaminant exposures and health outcomes. Wednesday 22 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 13:00-14:20
Auditorium 2

13:00-13:05 Introduction by Lars-Otto Reiersen
13:05-14:20 Oral presentations


Chair: Lars-Otto Reiersen & Anita Evenset
Invited Twenty-five years of scientific progress on contaminants and health in the Arctic.
Eric Dewailly*, Pierre Ayotte, Gina Muckle, Mylene Riva, Michel Lucas, Mélanie Lemire
Laval University Medical Center, Canada
13:05-13:35
Overview of the FP7 project Arctic Health Risks: Impacts on Health in the Arctic and Europe owing to Climate-induced Changes in Contaminant Cycling (ArcRisk)
Janet Pawlak
AMAP Secretariat, Norway
13:35-13:50
Exposure of the global environment by PCBs and DDT in the 21st century - relative importance of climate and primary emissions
Irene Stemmler*1,2, Gerhard Lammel1,3
1Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Germany, 2University of Hamburg, CEN, Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science, Germany, 3Masaryk University, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Czech Republic
13:50-14:05
Marine dispersion of pollutants in the Arctic Ocean: identification of key drivers
Michael Karcher*1,2, Frank Kauker1,2, Ruediger Gerdes2, Karel Castro-Morales2, John Smith3
1O.A.Sys - Ocean Atmosphere Systems, Germany, 2Alfred Wegener Institure for Polar and Marine Research, Germany, 3Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canada
14:05-14:20