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Part II. Health & environment in the Arctic: Trends of POPs and mercury in the environment and humans and their effects. Thursday 23 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 09:00-10:30
Auditorium 2
09:00-10:30 Oral presentations
Chair: Simon Wilson & Janet Pawlak
Invited Present and Future Contamination of the Arctic with Persistent Chemicals
Henry Wöhrnschimmel*1, Matthew MacLeod2, Konrad Hungerbuhler1
1Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland, 2Department of Applied Environmental Science, Stockholm University, Sweden
Long-term temporal trends of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) at global atmospheric monitoring stations including in the Arctic: effectiveness of control strategies and possible influence of climate change
Deguo Kong*1, Matthew MacLeod1, Hayley Hung2, Ian Cousins1
1Department of Applied Environmental Science, Stockholm University, Sweden, 2Air Quality Processes Research Section, Environment Canada, Canada
PCBs in a changing Arctic: Towards understanding their input, transfer and uptake into Arctic biota and humans under climate change - A case study within the ArcRisk-project
Eva Brorström-Lundén*1, John Munthe2, Crispin Halsall3, Roland Kallenborn4, Matthew MacLeod5, Ian Cousins6, Henry Wöhrnschimmel7, Arja Rautio8
1IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Sweden, 2IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Sweden, 3Lancaster University, UK, 4Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway, 5ITM Stockholm University, Sweden, 6ITM Stockholm University, Sweden, 7Swiss Ferderal Institute of Technology, Switzerland, 8University of Oulu, Finland
Computational Model of the Inuit Food System in Canada
Tiff-Annie Kenny*, Laurie Hing Man Chan
University of Ottawa, Canada
Comparison of human, ringed seal and atmospheric data from Greenland and analysis of geographical trends in exposure to persistent organic contaminants
Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jørgensen*1, Tanja Krüger1, Frank F. Rigét2, Henrik Skov3, Jesper H. Christensen3, Peter Bjerregaard4, Katrin Vorkamp2, Kaj M. Hansen3, Rossana Bossi3
1Centre for Arctic Health, InsDepartment of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark, 3Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, 4Danish National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark