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The objective of the Fourth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology will be to provide a major interdisciplinary forum for presenting new approaches from relevant areas of environmental science, to foster integration of the latest developments in scientific research into engineering applications, and to facilitate technology transfer from well-tested ideas into practical products, waste management, remedial processes, and ecosystem restoration.

Date: 28.07.2008 - 31.07.2008
National/International: International
Language: English
Type: Conference
Location: Houston, Texas
Contact: Questions on abstract submission and review:
E-mail: env-abstract @ AASci.org

Paper submission:
E-mail: env-paper @ AASci.org

E-mail: exhibit @ AASci.org

E-mail: cosponsor @ AASci.org

E-mail: registration @ AASci.org

Invitation letter:
E-mail: env-conferenc @ AASci.org
Other questions:
E-mail: env-conference @ AASci.org

Attn: Environmental Conference Program
American Academy of Sciences
9720 Town Park Dr. Ste 18
Houston, TX 77036
Conference web site at:   http:⁄⁄www.aasci.org⁄conference⁄env⁄2008⁄index.htm

The Conference program will comprise several hundred platform and poster presentations, organized into sessions that will address a variety of disciplines and technologies as well as contaminants. The sessions will be chaired by internationally recognized leaders in environmental sciences and technologies. The following is a tentative list of sessions; the list will be revised as necessary or appropriate during the abstract review process.

Tentative Presentation Topics

Session #
Session Title
01 Water Pollution and Water Quality Control

Rivers, Lakes and Estuary Systems

01-02 Watershed Management
01-03 Water Resources and Assessment
01-04 Groundwater
01-05 Non-point Sources
01-06 Wastewater Discharge Management
01-07 In-Situ Measurement and Monitoring
01-08 Drinking Water
01-09 Water Qualiy Assessment/Management
01-10 Nitrogen-Phosphorus Wastewater Treatment
01-11 Sludge Treatment
01-12 Municipal Wastewater Biotreatment
01-13 Industrial Wastewater Biotreatment
01-14 Adsorption/Desorption for Wastewater Treatment
01-15 Physicao-chemical Wastewater Treatment
01-16 Reactions and Degradation of Wastewater Contaminants
01-17 Nanotechnology Applications
01-18 Other Topics
02 Air Pollution and Air Quality Control
02-01 Aerosol
02-02 Air Quality Assessment
02-03 Transport of Air Pollutants
02-04 Waste Gas Control Techniques
02-05 Air Pollutant Monitoring
02-06 Hazardous Gas Biofiltration
02-07 Catalysts for Reducing Emission
02-08 Fuel Gas DeSOx, DeNOx, and Metal Removal
02-09 Air Pollution Prevention and Management
02-10 Noise
02-11 Other Topics
03 Land (Soil, Waste Solid) Pollution and Remediation
03-01 Contaminants in the Subsurface
03-02 Natural Attenuation of Contaminants
03-03 In-Situ Remediation
03-04 Solid Waste Management
03-05 On-site and Off-site Remediation
03-06 Landfill
03-07 Permeable Reactive Barriers
03-08 Waste Fuel Site Remediation
03-09 Waste Recycling
03-10 Radioactive Waste and Land Pollution
03-11 Phytoremediation of Orgaic Pollutants
03-12 Other Topics
04 Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration
04-1 Ecosystem Assessment
04-2 Nutrients and Functions of Ecosystems
04-3 Restoration of Ecosystems
04-4 Urban Ecology
04-5 Other Topics
05 Bio-Assessment and Toxicology
05-1 Human Exposure
05-2 Bio-response and Ecotoxicology
05-3 Bioavailability and Bio-accumulation
05-4 Microbial Degradation
05-5 Detection and Decontamination of Dangerous Biological Agents
05-6 Other Topics
06 Wetlands
06-1 Wetland Conservation
06-2 Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment
06-3 Other Topics
07 Sediments
07-1 Assessment of Sediments
07-2 Remediation of Contaminated Sediments
07-3 Other Topics
08 Global Change
08-1 Earth Change
08-2 Global Warming
08-3 Carbon Emission Sources and Control
08-4 Other Topics
09 Metals
09-1 Metal Distribution
09-2 Metal Removal and Remediation
09-3 Speciation, Bioavailability and Accumulation
09-4 Phytoremediation
09-5 Other Topics
10 Organic Pollutants
10-1 Characterization of Organic Pollutants
10-2 Degradation of Persistent Organic Pollutants
10-3 Other Topics
11 Modeling
11-1 Environmental Simulation
11-2 Water Quality Modeling
11-3 Inverse Model and Pollution Estimation
11-4 Other Topics
12 GIS, Statistics, and Remote Sensing
12-1 GIS for Environmental Assessment
12-2 Data Management and Statistics
12-3 Environmental Remote Sensing Applications
12-4 Other Topics
13 Environmental Analysis and Measurements
13-1 Environmental Analysis
13-2 Field Measurement Technologies
13-3 New Method Applications
13-4 Environmental Monitoring
13-5 Other Topics
14 Society and the Environment
14-1 Society and the Environment
14-2 Environmental Ethics and Laws
14-3 Environmental Education
14-4 Other Topics
15 Environmental Planning and Management
15-1 Environmental Quality ans Planningt
15-2 Energy-Related Environmental Problems
15-3 Environmental Policy and Management
15-4 Other Topics Sustainable Development
15-5 Other Topics Sustainable Development
16 Sustainable Development
16-1 Energy
16-2 Land
16-3 Water
16-4 Other Topics


April 30,2008Early registration at reduced fee
June 15,2008Regular registration

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