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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
14:00-14:30
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
14:30-14:45
Organic pollutants as important markers for environmental changes in the Arctic
Roland Kallenborn1
1Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway, 2unversity Centre in Svalbard, Norway
14:45-15:00
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
15:00-15:15
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
15:15-15:30