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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, 10:50-12:00
Auditorium 2

10:50-11:35 Oral presentations
11:35-11:50 Questions and discussions
11:50-1200 Closing words by Lars-Otto Reiersen


Chair: Ian Cousins & Eva Kruemmel
Mercury exposure in a sub-arctic population 80 years ago
Marthe T. S. Jenssen*1,2, Thorjørn Larssen1, Hans Fredrik Braaten1, Inger Njølstad2
1Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Norway, 2Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
10:50-11:05
The 2013 Minamata Convention and Protection of the Arctic Environment: Mercurial Promises and Challenges
David VanderZwaag
Dalhousie University, Canada
11:05-11:20
Arctic contaminant occurrence and effects in a changing climate - a synthesis of the ArcRisk project results
John Munthe*1, Eva Brorström-Lunden1, Ian Cousins2, Crispin Halsall3, Arja Rautio4, Simon Wilson5, Jozef Pacyna6, Janet Pawlak5
1IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institutet, Sweden, 2ITM Stockholm University, Sweden, 3Lancaster University, UK, 4Oulu University, Finland, 5Arctic Monitoting and Assessment Program, Norway, 6Norwegial Institute for Air Research (NILU), Norway
11:20-11:35