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Part II. Health & environment in the Arctic: Arctic contaminant occurrence and effects in a changing Arctic. Friday 24 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 09:00-10:30
Auditorium 2
09:00-10:30 Oral presentations
Chair: Ian Cousins & Eva Kruemmel
Invited Environmental and human biomonitoring as a tool for assessment of mobility and reactivity of mercury
Milena Horvat*, David Kocman
Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
09:00-09:30
Atmospheric Transport of Persistent Organic Pollutants to the Arctic under Climate Change
Mega Octaviani*1, Irene Stemmler1,2, Gerhard Lammel1,3
1Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Germany, 2University of Hamburg, Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries Sciences, Germany, 3Masaryk University, Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Czech Republic
09:30-09:45
Enrichment of perfluoroalkyl substances in Arctic sea-ice
Olivier Bertrand1, Crispin Halsall*1, Dorte Herzke2, Sandra Huber2, Pernilla Carlsson3, Roland Kallenborn5, Tore Norstad4, Sabino Del Vento1, Mark Hermanson3
1Lancaster University, UK, 2Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU), Norway, 3University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), Norway, 4Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI), Norway, 5Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), Norway
09:45-10:00
Predictors of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in a maternal population from Northern Norway
Vivian Berg*1,2, Therese Haugdahl Nøst2,3, Sandra Huber1,2, Charlotta Rylander3, Solrunn Hansen3, Jon Øyvind Odland3, Torkjel Sandanger2,3
1University Hospital of Northern Norway, Norway, 2Norwegian Institute of Air Research, Norway, 3University of Tromsø, Norway
10:00-10:15
Body mass index and motor development in young school age children in relation to organochlorine compounds in early life: a prospective study.
Birgit Bjerre Høyer*1, Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen2, Henning Sloth Pedersen3, Jens Peter Bonde4, Gunnar Toft1
1Danish Ramazzini Centre, Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, 2Department of Public Health, Section for Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Denmark, 3Primary Health Care Clinic, Greenland, 4Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
10:15-10:30