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EVISA Workshop: Mercury speciation analysis - The basis for sound risk assessment, and optimized remediation strategies for contaminated soils, sediments and sludge
Presentations given during EVISA's Workshop on Mercury Speciation
From the following program you can download PDF-versions of the presentations as presented during the EVISA workshop on mercury speciation held in Umea/Sweden, March 27-28, 2006.
Day 1: Start of Workshop: 10:30 h
Introduction (Chairman Thomas Liljedahl)
10:30 - 10:35 Welcome address, Erik Björn, Umeå University 1076kB 10:35 - 10:55 Chemical forms, occurrence, and speciation analysis of mercury, Petra Krystek, RIVM, The Netherlands The importance of mercury speciation for society
10:55 - 11:25 Global mercury cycling, John Munthe, Swedish Environmental Institute, Gothenburg, Sweden 1322kb 11:25 - 11:55 The Mercury Problem in Boreal Lakes: Forestry, speciation and the search for explanation, Kevin Bishop, Markus Meili, Mats Nilsson, SLU, Uppsala, Sweden 1934kb 11:55 - 12:15 Mercury in crude oil and natural gas. A concern for the oil and gas industry, Audun Gangstad, Stale Berg, Statoil Research Center Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway 820kb Lunch Break 12:15 - 13:20 State-of-the-art mercury speciation analysis, Chairman Ulf Skyllberg
13:20 - 14:20 State-of-the-art of mercury speciation analysis, Erik Björn, Tom Larsson, Lars Lambertsson and Wolfgang Frech , Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden 560kb How do speciation data improve risk assessment ? Chairman John Munthe
14:20 - 15:00 Human toxicity and mercury speciation, Ulrike Bernauer. Bundesinstitut für Riskobewertung (BfR), Berlin, Germany 779kb 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break 15:30 - 15:50 Mercury in the workplace: air monitoring and exposure assessment procedures, Owen Butler, Health and Safety Executive, Sheffield, U.K. 694kb 15:50 - 16:10 Combining speciation and isotope labelling to assess net mercury methylation in sediment and soil samples, Mats Nilsson, SLU, Umeå, Sweden 98kb 16:10 - 16:30 The importance of mercury-sulphur speciation for solubility, methylation and demethylation rates in sediments contaminated by the paper and pulp industry - implications for risk assessment, Ulf Skyllberg, SLU, Umeå, Sweden 16:30 - 17:30 Round Table Discussion with all lecturers of the day,Chair person: Wolfgang Frech 16:30 - 17:30 Poster Session 18:30 Workshop dinner at the hotel Day 2 Ongoing routine mercury speciation analysis in service laboratories
8:30 - 8:50 Sample preparation and analytical methodology solving matrix dependent problems in mercury speciation analysis, S. McSheehy, LCABIE, UMR CNRS 5034 - Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, France 921kb 8:50 - 9:10 Mercury speciation in routine analysis - current status and future prospects, J ürgen Kuballa GALAB, Hamburg, Germany 896kb 9:10 - 9:30 More samples, fewer methods. Douglas Baxter, Analytica, Luleå, Sweden 1329kb 9:30 - 9:50 Mercury speciation for the Swedish Environmental Monitoring program, Ingvar Wännberg, John Munthe, IVL, Gothenburg, Sweden 1548kb 9:50 - 10:10 Accreditation of a speciation method: the example of methylmercury analysis in sediment, Jean-Philippe Gestem, BRGM, France 135kb Coffee break 10:10 - 10:30 The benefit of speciation analysis for soils, sediments and sludges; chairman Owen Butler
10:30 - 10:45 Safe remediation of soil at an industrial site in Sundsvall, Sweden, Sven-Åke Heinemo, Sweco-Viak 2021kb 10:45 - 11:00 Speciation in risk assessment of soil, Nadja Lundgren, Tyréns, Umea 135kb 11:00 - 11:20 A simple field method to quantify mercury volatilization from soils, Anja Stubbe, UFZ, Halle, Germany 2751kb 11:20 - 11:40 Development, Analysis and Assessment of Processes, S. Mangold, Institut für Synchrotronstrahlung, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe 11:40 - 12:00 Solid Phase Thermal Desorption - A Tool to Identify Mercury Species in Contaminateed Soils and Sediments, H. Biester, Anne Bollen, Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, Heidelberg, Germany 647kb Lunch Break: 12:00 - 13:10 How EVISA, the European Virtual Institute for Speciation Analysis, will assist users
1 3:10 - 13:40 EVISA - the premium source of speciation related information, Michael Sperling, EVISA, University of Münster, Germany 2786kb 13:40 General discussion : What benefits do we see using mercury speciation? Moderator: Michael Sperling, EVISA, University of Münster, Germany