Dartmouth Superfund Research Program Researchers Present at ICMGP Meeting

Dartmouth Superfund Research Program researchers Celia Chen, Kate Buckman and Vivien Taylor gave several oral and poster presentations related to our mercury research at the September 8-13 ICMGP (International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant) in Krakow, Poland. Abstract titles for the oral presentations were: “Relationships Between Mercury in Sediment and the Water Column to Fish Bioaccumulation in Human Impacted Estuaries in Long Island, NY” (presenter: Celia Chen), “Meta-Analysis of Mercury Concentration in Forage Fish Across Northeast USA Estuaries” (Presenter: Kate Buckman). Drs. Chen, Buckman and Taylor also were co-authors of the abstract “Ecosystem Controls on the Incidence of Methylmercury in Temperate Estuarine Water Columns” (presenter: Emily Seelen). Complete listing of conference oral presentations. Our SRP was a Silver Sponsor of the Conference and SRP Director Dr. Chen was on the meeting’s Scientific Steering Committee. The Conference was attended by more than 700 people from 50 countries.