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Part II. Health & environment in the Arctic: Distribution of environmental contaminants in the Arctic and human exposures. Thursday 23 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 14:00-15:30
Auditorium 2
14:00-15:30 Oral presentations
Chair: Crispin Halsall & Arja Rautio
Invited Climate change -good or bad for persistent organic pollutants in the environment?
Pernilla Carlsson1,2
1AMAP, Norway, 2UNIS, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Influence of climate change on atmospheric transport of persistent organic pollutants and mercury to the arctic
Kaj M. Hansen*, Jesper H. Christensen, Jørgen Brandt
Aarhus University, Denmark
Organic pollutants as important markers for environmental changes in the Arctic
Roland Kallenborn1
1Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway, 2unversity Centre in Svalbard, Norway
The ArcRisk mercury (Hg) case study
Kyrre Sundseth*1, Jozef M. Pacyna1,2, Anna Banel1, Elisabeth G. Pacyna1
1NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway, 2Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
The New Canadian Arctic Contaminants Assessment Report on POPs: Overview and Highlights
Derek Muir*1, Perihan Kurt-Karakus1,2, Jason Stow3
1Environment Canada, Canada, 2Bursa Technical University, Turkey, 3Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Canada