S31. Geochemistry of mercury: from noble metal to global pollutant

Conveners and Chairpersons Stefano Covelli (UNITS), Orlando Vaselli (UNIFI), Barbara Nisi (IGG-CNR)


Mercoledi 18 Settembre 2019 [15.30-17.00]

Aula D

31-1    15.30 - 16.00
[KEYNOTE] Pirrone N.* : What are the major challenges that should be taken on board in supporting nations in the implementation of the Minamata convention on mercury

31-2    16.00 - 16.15
Cabassi J.*, Rimondi V., Yeqing Z., Vacca A., Vaselli O., Buccianti A. & Costagliola P. : 100 years of high GEM concentration in the Central Italian Herbarium and Tropical Herbarium Studies Centre (Florence, Italy)

31-3    16.15 - 16.30
Monaci F.*, McLagan D.S., Rappuoli D., Huang H., Lei Y. D., Mitchell C.P.J. & Wania F. : Long-term monitoring and modeling of gaseous mercury concentrations around the abandoned mine of Abbadia San Salvatore: the potential of passive sampling for detecting variation patterns and effects of emission-reduction associated with remediation works

31-4    16.30 - 16.45
Acquavita A.*, Brandolin D., Felluga A., Maddaleni P., Meloni C., Poli L., Skert N. & Zanello A. : Mercury distribution and speciation in soils contaminated by historically mining activity: The Isonzo River plain (NE Italy)

31-5    16.45 - 17.00
Bianchi F.*, Rappuoli D., Vaselli O., Nisi B. & Esposito A. : Distribution of mercury, antimony and arsenic in the terrains from the former mining area of Abbadia San Salvatore (Siena, central Italy)

IES - Interactive Extended Session

Mercoledi 18 Settembre 2019

Aula Centrale

Petranich E.*, Pavoni E., Signore S. & Covelli S. : Mercury mobility in harbour sediments: evidence from selective sequential extraction and short-term microcosm resuspension experiments (northern Adriatic Sea, Italy)

Magi F.*, Cabassi J., Capecchiacci F., Giannini L., Nisi B., Pandeli E., Rappuoli D., Tassi F., Venturi S. & Vaselli O. : Mercury in groundwater from the Mt. Amiata area (central Italy)


Mercoledi 18 Settembre 2019

Area Poster

31-8    Pannello 87
Cabassi J., Di Bennardo F., Venturi S.*, Tassi F., Nisi B., Magi F., Ricci A., Picchi G. & Vaselli O. : Gaseous Elemental Mercury (GEM) fluxes from the soil of the hydrothermal area of Monterotondo Marittimo (Grosseto, Central Italy)

31-9    Pannello 88
Covelli S.*, Langone L., Petranich E., Acquavita A., Giordano P. & Giani M. : Spatial and temporal distribution of mercury in the recent sediments of the Adriatic Sea

31-10    Pannello 89
Fantozzi L.*, Marziali L., Valsecchi L., Schiavon A., Orrù A. & Guerrieri N. : First investigation of atmospheric mercury pollution around the chlor-alkali plant of Pieve Vergonte (Italian central Alps)

31-11    Pannello 90
Pasquetti F., Zanchetta G., Vaselli O., Nisi B.*, Bianchi S., Mirri S. & Nannucci S.M. : New insight into Hg origin in the Orbetello lagoon (Tuscany, Italy)

31-12    Pannello 91
Valerio M.*, Ghezzi L. & Petrini R. : Mercury contamination in soils of an urban setting and the pathways of dispersion

31-13    Pannello 92
Vaselli O.*, Nisi B., Rappuoli D., Cabassi J., Esposito A. & Tassi F. : Discontinuous monitoring of Gaseous Elemental Mercury in the former mining area of Abbadia San Salvatore (Siena, central Italy)