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Geosyntec Practitioners to Present at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 42nd Annual Conference

Practitioners from Geosyntec will deliver a number of presentations at the virtual SETAC SciCon4 - North America 42nd Annual Meeting on November 14-18, 2021.

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) celebrates 42 years of science at the SETAC North America 42nd Annual Meeting. Scientists from all sectors – academia, business, government, nonprofit, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations –will meet and work together to find solutions for environmental challenges at regional and global scales.

SETAC is a not-for-profit, worldwide professional organization composed of about 5,000 individuals and institution in more than 90 countries, dedicated to the study, analysis and solution of environmental problems, the management and regulation of natural resources, research and development, and environmental education. Its mission is to support the development of principles and practices for protection, enhancement and management of sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity. In addition, the society has more than 20,000 followers worldwide.

Geosyntec Presentations

Title: Peeping Into the Past: Lessons From Decades of Using Peepers to Measure Availability of Inorganics in Sediment Porewater
Presenter: Haley Schneider, Ph.D., (California)
Session: Passive Sampling: Passive Sampling: Recent Advances and Application
For more information on passive sampling and sediment porewater contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Title: Sediment Passive Sampling Data Accurately Predicts Concentrations in Benthic Invertebrate Tissue
Session: Passive Sampling: Solutions to Sampling Across Environmental Compartments
Title: Activated Carbon-Amended Enhanced Natural Recovery (ENR): Results of a Pilot Study in the Lower Duwamish Waterway
Session: Puget Sound: Cleanup Sites: Risk Assessment and Management, Remedial Actions and Restoration
Presenter: Jason Conder, Ph.D., (California)
For more information on passive sampling and enhances natural recovery contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Title: Comparison of Ecological Screening Levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Wildlife
Presenter: Jean Zodrow, Ph.D., (Colorado)
Session: Ecological Risk Assessments for Contaminants of Emerging Concern
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Title: Zebrafish Toxicity Thresholds for PFOS and Implications for the Protection of Aquatic Life
Presenter: Jenn Arblaster (Vermont)
Session: Ecological Risk Assessments for Contaminants of Emerging Concern
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Title: Above and Beyond the HQ: Best Practices for Summarizing Ecological Risk Results
Presenter: Rachel Zajac-Fay (Florida)
Session: Communication Programs and Guidelines: Let's Take Action
For consultation regarding risk assessment and communication contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Title: Novel Technologies Applied to Reduce Selenium and Nitrate at Mine Sites
Presenter: Karen Béchard (Ontario)
Session: Mining: Innovative Approaches to Monitoring, Assessing and Remediating Contaminants of Concern at Mine Sites
For consultation regarding mining and contaminants contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More Information

About the event: SETAC SciCon4 – SETAC North America 42nd Annual Meeting
About SETAC: About SETAC - Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
For consultation regarding toxicology or chemistry, contact Jason Conder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.