By Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya
The congress "Arsenic within the surroundings" bargains a world, multi- and interdisciplinary dialogue platform for arsenic learn geared toward temporary recommendations of issues of massive social impression, instead of purely targeting leading edge and step forward learn in actual, chemical, toxicological, clinical and different particular concerns on arsenic on a broader environmental realm. The congress "Arsenic within the surroundings" used to be first geared up in Mexico urban (As 2006 ) by way of As 2008 in Valencia, Spain. The 3rd overseas Congress As 2010 used to be held in Tainan, Taiwan from may possibly 17-21, 2010 entitled: "Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases". The consultation subject matters comprised:
1. Geology + hydrogeology of arsenic;
2. Ecological results: Arsenic in soils, crops and nutrition chain;
3. Marine + terrestrial biota;
4. future health results on people: Epidemiology + biomarkers;
5. Toxicological results;
6. evaluation and remediation;
7. Analytical methods.
Hosting this congress in Taiwan used to be specially suitable, as the endemic Blackfoot ailment, with regards to the arsenic uptake from ingesting water provided via artesian wells, used to be stumbled on the following part a century in the past. for the reason that then Taiwan has turn into an enormous zone focusing on arsenic study. This quantity provides the prolonged abstracts of the congress and may supply the newest state-of-the-art wisdom in accordance with present study played via the worldwide medical community.
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The congress "Arsenic within the atmosphere" deals a world, multi- and interdisciplinary dialogue platform for arsenic examine aimed toward momentary ideas of issues of enormous social impression, instead of purely concentrating on leading edge and leap forward learn in actual, chemical, toxicological, scientific and different particular concerns on arsenic on a broader environmental realm.
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Mexico Mohammad Alauddin: Department of Chemistry, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY, USA Michael Berg: Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Duebendorf, Switzerland P. , Mexico Marek Bryjak: Department Polymer & Carbon Materials, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland J. Bundschuh: Institute of Applied Research, University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany & Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden & Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan Jose A.
S2. S3. Geology, hydrology, and hydrogeology of arsenic. Ecological effects: Arsenic in soils, plants and food chain cycle. Arsenic in marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Health effects on humans: Epidemiology, biomarkers and risk assessments. Toxicological effects: Animal models. Assessment and remediation of arsenic-contaminated groundwater and land environments, policy and protection. Analytical methods for arsenic. Special Topic 1: Arsenic in Latin America—A forgotten continent. Special Topic 2: The geochemistry and microbiology of arsenic and humic substances in aquifers of the Blackfoot Disease area, southwestern Taiwan.
Special Topic 1: Arsenic in Latin America—A forgotten continent. Special Topic 2: The geochemistry and microbiology of arsenic and humic substances in aquifers of the Blackfoot Disease area, southwestern Taiwan. Special Topic 3: Arsenic in rice—Advances and challenges to minimizing hazard. We thank the scientific committee members, who dedicated their efforts on reviewing the extended abstracts. indd xxxv 4/1/2010 10:24:05 AM Health Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, and National Cheng Kung University, whose support contributed to the success of the congress As 2010.
Arsenic in Geosphere and Human Diseases; Arsenic 2010: Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment As-2010) by Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya