Month: November 2012

13th International Congress on Combustion By-Products and Their Health Effects Call for Abstracts

Abstracts for talks and posters for the 13th International Congress on Combustion By-Products and Their Health Effects, scheduled for May 15-18, 2013 at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott  Convention Center, is Feb. 1, 2013. Click here to submit abstracts.

This international meeting will bring together academic, government, and industrial representatives to present research findings, update international policy, and discuss critical issues concerning emissions of toxic by-products from combustion processes.  The meeting will begin with registration and a welcome reception on the evening of Wednesday, May 15.  The conference will end at noon on Saturday, May 18.  There will be six plenary sessions featuring invited talks by established leaders and junior investigators and a poster session on Thursday evening.

Click here for information on registration, hotel accommodations and more.

LSU-SRP Special Seminar Wednesday, Nov. 14

Dr. Annmarie Carlton of Rutgers University will speak to members of the LSU-Superfund Research Center at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Room 210 of Choppin Hall on the LSU Baton Rouge campus. The title of her talk is Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions Through Aqueous Chemistry.

Dr. Carlton is an assistant professor of Atmospheric Chemistry in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers University. She previously worked as a research physical scientist for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. More information about her research, as well as links to interviews she’s given (including one on PM10 and the effect on women’s marathon times) can be found at: http://envsci.rutgers.edu/~acarlton/

Dr. Carlton’s visit is supported by the Association for Women Geoscientists http://www.awg.org/ .

Response, Recovery, and Resilience to Oil Spills and Environmental Disasters: Engaging Experts and Communities

A Symposium and Workshop for Community Stakeholders, Researchers and Policymakers will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in the Energy, Coast and Environment Building on the LSU Campus in Baton Rouge.

This is a free symposium sponsored by:  Louisiana State University Superfund Research Center, LSU Department of Environmental Sciences School of Coast and the Environment, Oregon State University Superfund Research Program, Oregon State University Environmental Health Sciences Center, and the Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN).

For more information and to register, go to Response, Recovery, and Resilience to Oil Spills and Environmental Disasters: Engaging Experts and Communities.