93rd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition


Sunday AM

EN5Room 201 B

Organic Matter in the Environment: Characterization, Reactivity, Formation

Organizer(s) - Jonathan Abbatt; Andre Simpson

08:00 00017 Studies on the Residence Time and Composition of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) Aluwihare L.I.
09:00 00018 Woodsmoke Source Apportionment in the Rural Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada *$Gibson M.D., Ward T.J., Wheeler A.J., Guernsey J.R., Seaboyer M.P., Bazinet P., King G.H., Brewster N., Kuchta J., Potter R., Stieb D.M.
09:20 00019 Stability of Thiols in Natural Waters and Interactions with Metals *$Amyot M., Moingt M., Bressac M., Bélanger D.
09:40 00020 Structural Determination of Antarctic Glacial Organic Matter by Direct 1H NMR Spectroscopy *Pautler B.G., Simpson A.J., Tseng L.-H., Spraul M., Dubnick A., Sharp M.J., $Simpson M.J.
10:00 End of Session

Sunday PM

EN5Room 201 B

Organic Matter in the Environment: Characterization, Reactivity, Formation

Organizer(s) - Jonathan Abbatt; Andre Simpson

13:40 Allen Robinson

14:40 00307 Formation of Highly Oxygenated Organics from Aqueous OH Radical Oxidation of Glyoxal: Implications for Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation Lee A.K. Y., *Abbatt J.P.D.
15:00 00308 Temporal Variations and Source Apportionment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) Collected at a Sub-Arctic Site in Yukon, Canada Sofowote U.M., Rostogi A., *$McCarry B.E., Hung H., Westgate J.N., DeLuca P.
15:20 00309 The Elucidation of Molecular Interactions Between Organofluorides and Soil Organic Matter using 1H{19F} and 19F{1H} Heteronuclear Saturation Transfer Difference NMR Spectroscopy Longstaffe J.G., Simpson M.J., *$Simpson A.J.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00310 Photochemical Transformation of Frozen Nitrate and Nitrite Solutions in the Presence of Model Organic Compounds Abida O., *Osthoff H.D., Sutherland T.C.
16:20 00311 The Kinetics of the Reactions of Cl With Some Cyclic Ethers *$Roscoe J.M., Giri B.R.
16:40 00312 Protection of Organic Matter from Chemical Attack via Interactions with Mineral Surfaces and Organic Matter Self Association Clemente J.S., Hills K., $Simpson M.J.
17:00 00313 Carbonaceous Aerosols at Whistler Peak *Leaitch W.R., Huang L., Ernst D., Macdonald A.M., Sharma S., Takahama S., Schwartz R.E., Russell L.M.
17:20 End of Session

Monday AM

EN2Room 201 B


Organizer(s) - Jennifer Murphy

09:00 00523 Is the Presence of Pharmaceutically Active Compounds in the Environment a Human-Health Risk? Khan U., *Nicell J.
09:20 00524 Chromium Bioaccessibility in Soil, Plants and Mice from a Contaminated Brownfield Site *Koch I., Gibson B., $Reimer K.J.
09:40 00525 Switchable Surfactants Designed for Lower Ecotoxicity Harjani J., Arthur T., Hodson P., $Jessop P.G.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00526 Atmospheric Production of PFCAs by Hydrolysis of a Perfluorinated Ketone Jackson D.A., Young C.J., *$Mabury S.A.
10:40 00527 Solubility of Carbon Dioxide into the Aqueous Mixtures of Methyldiethanolamine with Three Imidazolium-based Ionic Liquids Ahmady A., *Kheireddine Aroua M., $Ali Hashim M.
11:00 00528 Degradation of Acid Blue 129 under Reducing Conditions: An Environmental Perspective Shirin S., *Balakrishnan V.K.
11:20 00529 Gamma-Radiation Induced Carbon Steel Corrosion $Daub K., Zhang X., Noel J.J., *Wren J.C.
11:40 00530 Determination of Formaldehyde in Ambient Air Using Solid Phase Microextraction (SPME) Kanthasamy V., $Ariya P.A.
12:00 00531 Perfluorinated Carboxylic Acids in Directly Fluorinated High Density Polyethylene Material: Extracting a New Source of Human Exposure Rand A., Mabury S.
12:20 End of Session

Monday PM

EN2Room 201 B


Organizer(s) - Jennifer Murphy

13:40 Weis

14:40 00885 Catalytic Conversion of Waste Plastics into Sulfur Free Diesel *$Sarker M., Rashid, Molla
15:00 00886 Environmentally-conscious Synthesis of Petroleum Refinery Water Network Systems Incorporating Sustainable Strategies for Water Reuse, Regeneration, and Recycle *$Khor C.S.
15:20 00887 Fate of a Commercial Fluorinated Surfactant in a Soil-Plant Agrocosm Lee H., *$Mabury S.A.
15:40 Coffee Break
Environment Division Research and Development Award Lecture

16:00 00888 The Environmental Fate, Disposition, and Persistence of Polyfluorinated Chemicals in the Environment Mabury S.A.
17:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM

EN3Room 201 B

Heterogeneous Chemical Experiments And Models For The Environment

Organizer(s) - Hind Al-Abadleh; Donald Gamble

08:20 01190 Second Order Labile Sorption Kinetics of Atrazine By a Manitoba Clay Soil, With Bound Residue Kinetics at Site Saturation *$Gamble D.S., Webster G.B., Lamoureux M.
08:40 01191 Integrating Spectroscopic, Kinetic, and Modeling Approaches to Elucidate the Mechanisms of Contaminant Interactions in Heterogeneous Natural Systems *$Sparks D.L.
09:20 01192 Integration of Experimental Measurements and Modelling to Assess the Fate and Remediation of Contaminants at Mine Sites *Ptacek C.J., Blowes D.W., Jurjovec J., Moncur M.C., Gunsinger M.R., Amos R.T., Lindsay M.B.J.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01193 Surface Speciation of Dimethylarsinic Acid (DMA) on Iron (oxyhydr)oxides Studied by ATR-FTIR and Quantum Mechanical Calculations Adamescu A., Mitchell W., Hamilton I.P., *$Al-Abadleh H.A.
10:40 01194 Behaviour of Sulfonamide Antibiotics in Sediment and Water *Balakrishnan V.K., Exall K., Toito J.M., Badali K.
11:00 01195 Switchable Surfactants for Soil Remediation Ceschia E., $Jessop P.G., *Brown R.S.
11:20 01196 Characteristics of Fungal Biomass Immobilized Activated Carbon for Decolonization of Reactive Dyes *$Alam M.Z., Khan M.J.H., Kabbashi N.A.
Clara Benson Award Lecture

11:40 01197 Bridging the Gap Between Nano-scale to Macro-scale Atmospheric Chemistry at Environmental Interfaces *$Ariya P.A.
12:20 End of Session

ENPConstitution Hall


Organizer(s) - Jennifer Murphy
Chair(s) - J. Murphy

From 12:20 until 13:40

12:20 01198 Determination of Sulfonamide Antibiotics in Biotic Tissue Toito J.M., *Balakrishnan V.K, Exall K.
12:20 01199 Investigating Trans-Pacific Transport of Chlorinated Benzenes and Organochlorine Pesticides to the Yukon Territory, Canada, Using Atmospheric Concentrations at Daily and Weekly Temporal Resolutions Westgate J.N., Sofowote U.M., D'Sa I., Sverko E., Su Y., Wania F., Roach P., Fellin P., $Hung H.
12:20 01200 Recovery of Ferro Sulfate from the Wastes of Steel Complex (Esfahan Steel Company) by Electrochemical Processes *$Hakimi M., Izadpanah M.R, Ehteshamzadeh M.
12:20 01201 Some Effects of the Great Lakes on Ground-level Atmospheric Concentrations of Ozone, Nitrogen Oxides, and Fine Particles in Southern Ontario Caused by Land-Water Temperature Differences Dempsey F.
12:20 01202 Insecticidal Properties of Nano Capsule of Essential Oil from Artemisia sieberi Besser from Red Flour Beetle Insect $Negahban M., Moharramipour S., Hashemi S.A., *Zandi M.

Graduate Student Posters - General EN

12:20 01203 An Investigation of Porous Structure in Molecularly Imprinted Polymer for Sensor Development: Non-linear Fluorescence Quenching of 17b-estradiol Bound inside MIP and NIP Bubmicron Particles by Sodium Nitrite and Methacrylamide Yang Y., *Lai E.P.C.
12:20 01204 Sequestration of Naphthenic Acids using -Cyclodextrin-based Polyurethanes Mohamed M.H., *Wilson L.D., $Headley J.V.
12:20 01205 A Catalytic Quest: The Search for the Optimal Dehydrogenation Catalyst *Little V.R., Carrier A., Dean D.C., Davis B., $Jessop P.G.
12:20 01206 Sorption Study of a Phenol Dye in Aqueous Solution with Metal Impregnated Activated Carbon Kwon J.H., Sammynaiken R., *Wilson L.D.
12:20 01207 VOCs and SVOCs Reduction by Heterogeneous Nanomaterials Eltouny N., $Ariya P.A.
12:20 01208 Direct Monitoring of Fluorotelomer Based Polymer Degradation in a Soil:Plant Agrocosm Rankin K., Tseng P.J., Lee H., *Mabury S.A.
12:20 01209 Solid-Phase Extraction of Bisphenol A Using Carbon Nanotube Extraction Devices Davies J., *Burk R.

Heterogeneous Chemical Experiments and Models for the Environment

12:20 01210 Understanding Interactions of Organics at the Air-Ice Interface Kahan T.F., Kwamena N.-O.A., *$Donaldson D.J.
12:20 01211 Partitioning Behaviour of Sulfonamide Antibacterials to Aqueous Cationic Micellar Systems Cashin P., Buncel E., vanLoon G., Brown R.S.
12:20 01212 Sewage Sludge as Potential Resource for Cellulase Production: Optimization of Media Constituents *$Alam M.Z., Drani A., Muyibi S.A.
12:20 01213 Arctic Ocean Multimedia Fate Model Mann E., $Wania F.
12:20 01214 SPME Fiber Desorption: Gaseous Mercury Species $Snider G., *Ariya P.A.

Graduate Student Posters - Heterogeneous Chemical Experiments and Models for the Environment

12:20 01215 Photocatalytic Oxidation of Gaseous Mercury by Titanium Dioxide $Snider G., *Ariya P.A.

Organic Matter in the Environment: Characterization, Reactivity and Formation

12:20 01216 A Novel Bottom-up Approach Strategy for the Molecular Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter Cottrell B.A., McNally D.J., Simpson M.J., *$Simpson A.J.
12:20 01217 Development of a Flow Tube Technique for Studying SOA Formation by OH Oxidation Wong J.P.S., Slowik J.G., $Abbatt J.P.D.
12:20 01218 Reactions of Ozone with Humic Acids in Ice: Formation of Gas-Phase Products Gao S., Sjostedt S., $Abbatt J.
12:20 01219 Preparation and Characterization of Nanoparticles Containing Cuminum cyminum L. Oil for Potential Agriculture Insecticidal Application *Zandi M., $Negahban M., Moharramipour S., Hashemi S.A.

Graduate Student Posters - Organic Matter in the Environment: Characterization, Reactivity, and Formation

12:20 01220 Aqueous Photochemistry of Hg(II) with Selected Environmentally-observed Thiols Si L., Ariya P.A.
12:20 01221 Hygroscopic Properties of Secondary Organic Aerosol Produced by Oxidation of Isoprene and Terpenes Lodhi N., *Mozurkewich M.
12:20 01222 Reaction Kinetics of N2O5 on Secondary Organic Aerosols using an Aerosol Flow Tube Escorcia E.N., *$Abbatt J.P.D.
12:20 01223 Exposure of Two-stroke Engine Exhaust Particles to Ozone Increases Toxicity through Redox Cycling Activity *McWhinney R.D., Slowik J.G., $Abbatt J.P.D.
12:20 01224 Separation and Elucidation of Challenging Environmental Mixtures with HILIC and NMR Woods G.C., Simpson M.J., *$Simpson A.J.

Inorganic Elements in the Environment

12:20 01225 Using the Specific Advantages of Synchrotron Based Techniques to Study Lead in Bones *Coulthard I., Cooper D.M.L., George G.N., Pickering I.J., Varney T.L.
12:20 01226 Atmospheric Deposition of Heavy Metals, Methylmercury and Total Mercury in Urban Toronto Lu J., $Tharumakulasingam K., Awad K., *Zhang X.
12:20 01227 Street Level Total Gaseous Mercury Mapping in Toronto, Canada Lu J., *Tharumakulasingam K., $Cairns E., Cheng I., Huang Y.
12:20 01228 Trace Metals in Norwegian Lakes Hassan N., *Hassan N., Dillon P., Epova L., Fjeld E., Rognerud S., Skjelkvaale B
12:20 01229 Investigation of Metal Chelation in Stonewort (Chara Globularis), Antipyretica Algae and Sphagnum Moss by Infra-red Spectroscopy for the Assessment of Metal Remediation in Wetlands Parkinson D.-R., Li Y., House T.
12:20 01230 The Role of Phosphorus Limitation During Intracellular Pb Accumulation by Shewanella putrefaciens CN32 *Smeaton C.M., Fryer B.J., Weisener C.G.
12:20 01231 The Oxidation Enthalpy of Sulphide Minerals *Mojumdar S.C., Bylina I., Papangelakis V.G.
12:20 01232 Ion Exchange as an Important Tool for the Treatment of Waste Water *Mojumdar S.C., Gopal R., Gupta P., Zaidi S., Varshney K.G.
12:20 01233 Fungicidal and Bactericidal Activity of Metal Diethyldithiocarbamate *Mojumdar S.C
12:20 01234 Nanocements: Thermal Stability and Environmental Deterioration *Mojumdar S.C.

Frontiers in Analytical Techniques Applied to the Environment

12:20 01235 Rapid On-filed Determination of Dihydroxybenzene Isomers in Environmental Pollution Accident by Disposable Screen-printed Electrochemical Sensors Li Y.T., Li D.W., Song W., *$Long Y.T.
12:20 01236 A Rapid Indirect Capillary Electrophoretic (CE) Method for the Determination of Thiosalts in Aquatic Environments *$Pappoe M., Bottaro C.
12:20 01237 Multi-phase Single Drop Micro-Extraction (SDME) for Polar Neutral Organic Compounds Modir-Rousta A., *Bottaro C.S.
12:20 01238 Detection of Acetylene using Amplified Fibre-Loop Ring-Down Spectroscopy Litman J., Barnes J., $Loock H.-P.
12:20 01239 Estimation of the Age of a Weathered Mixture of Volatile Organic Compounds Zorzetti B.M., *Harynuk J.J.
12:20 01240 The Use of High Viscosity Solvents to Elucidate Complex Mixtures by NMR *Farooq H., McNally D.J., $Simpson A.J.
12:20 01241 1H NMR Metabolomics Assessment of Earthworm Responses to Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Spiked Artificial Soil Whitfield Aslund M., *$Simpson M.J., Simpson A.J.
12:20 01242 Fluorescence-Based Detection of Pesticides using Supramolecular Hosts, UV Photolysis and Synchronous Scanning *$Wagner B.D., MacDougall S.A.
12:20 01243 In Situ Reaction Monitoring of the Photosensitized Reduction of Haloaliphatics using Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry MacInnis T., Nelson J.H.L., Wan P., Gill C., *$Krogh E.T.
12:20 01244 Mass Spectrometric Studies of Water Disinfection-Induced Modifications of Oligonucleotides Anichina J., *Li X.-F.

Graduate Student Posters - Frontiers in Analytical Techniques Applied to the Environment

12:20 01245 Time-dependent Response of Eisenia fetida to Sub-lethal Phenanthrene Exposure by Examination of Both Polar and Non-polar Metabolites Lankadurai B.P., Wolfe D.M., Simpson A.J., *Simpson M.J.
12:20 01246 Separation of Actinides by Valence Adjustment for their Measurement in Environmental Samples $Guerin N., Jonhson T., *Lariviere D.
12:20 01247 1D and 2D NMR Metabolomics of Earthworm Responses to Sub-lethal Trifluralin, Chlorfluazuron and Endosulfan Exposure Yuk J., *Simpson M.J., $Simpson A.J.
12:20 01248 A Rapid and Automated Fusion Method for the Dissolution of Actinides in Environmental Samples for Mass Spectrometric Detection $Milliard A., Durand-Jézéquel M., *Larivičre D.
12:20 End of Session

Wednesday AM

EN1Room 201 B

Frontiers in Analytical Techniques Applied to the Environment (joint with AN5)

Organizer(s) - Hans Osthoff; Jennifer Murphy

08:00 01712 A Study of Pre-concentration using Analyte Focusing by Micelle Collapse for Analysis of Neutral Compounds with Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) Modir-Rousta A., *Bottaro C.S.
08:20 01713 An HPLC-MS/MS Study of Hexabromocyclododecane Sorption Capacity on a Well Characterized Soil *Gamble H.A., Cousins L.M., Alaee M., Gamble D.S.
08:40 01714 Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in Fish Byer J.D., Alaee M., Brown R.S., Lebeuf M., Trottier S., Backus S., Blunt S., Keir M., Konefal M., Pacepavicius G., Hodson P.V.
09:00 01715 Desorption Electrospray Ionization - Mass Spectrometry for the Detection of Analytes Extracted by Thin-Film Molecularly Imprinted Polymers *Van Biesen G., Wiseman J.M., $Bottaro C.S.
09:20 01716 A Speciation Approach to Study Environmental Toxicology of Arsenic Yuan C., Shen S., Yan H., Lu M., Wan H., Cullen W.R., Qin J., Rosen B., Cohen S., Weinfeld M., *$Le X.C.
10:00 Coffee Break
Fred Beamish Award Lecture

10:20 01717 From Molecular Structure to Global Processes: NMR Spectroscopy in Environmental Chemistry *$Simpson A.J.
11:00 01718 Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy of Compounds with Broad Absorption Features for Environmental Sensing Applications Lytkine A., Jäger W., Tulip J.
11:20 01719 Measurements of Nitrogen Oxide Reservoir Species by Diode Laser Spectroscopy Paul D., *Osthoff H.D.
11:40 01720 Ion Chromatography for the Detection of Gas and Particle Phase Aliphatic Amines in the Atmosphere VandenBoer T.C., Markovic M.Z., Petroff A., Oldham V., *$Murphy J.G.
12:00 01721 Development of a Continuous-Flow Diffusion Chamber for the Measurement of Atmospheric Ice Nuclei Corbin J.C., Kanji Z.A., $Abbatt J.P.D.
12:20 End of Session

EN4Room 205 A

Inorganic Elements in the Environment (joint with IN4)

Organizer(s) - Subhash Mojumdar; Jeffrey Cutler
Chair(s) - S.C. Mojumdar; J. Cutler

08:00 01722 Transition Metal Elements and Their Application in Environment by Using Layered Silicates *$Jóna E., Janík R., Pajtášová M., Ondrušová D., Mojumdar S. C.
08:40 01723 Probing Fundamental Environmental Inorganic Chemistry using Synchrotron Techniques Peak D.
09:20 01724 Ecosystem and Chemicals *Melnik M.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01725 Hematite Solubility: Thermodynamic Modeling and Experimental Determination *Mojumdar S.C., Reid M., Papangelakis V.G.
10:40 01726 Initial Studies on the Dissolution, Reaction and Decomposition of Waste Pinewood Under Hydrothermal Conditions Thomas M.L., Butler I.S., Kozinski J.A.
11:00 01727 Recovery of Rare Earth Ions Adsorbed on Clay Minerals Moldoveanu G.A., *Papangelakis V.G., Karayannopoulos C.
11:20 01728 Quantitative Analysis of Mixtures using XANES Spectroscopy *Cutler J.N., Warner J., $van Loon L.
11:40 01729 Arsenic in the Quinsam River Watershed: Is the Coal Mine a Contributor? *Cullen W.R., Lai V.W.-M., Moriarty M., Koch I., Reimer K.J.
12:00 01730 Copper Speciation in Contaminated Soils Characterized by the Selective Sequential Extraction Method and Cu L-Edge XANES Spectra *$Yang J., Regier T., Chen Y., Tse J.S.
12:20 End of Session

Wednesday PM

EN4Room 205 A

Inorganic Elements in the Environment (joint with IN4)

Organizer(s) - Subhash Mojumdar; Jeffrey Cutler
Chair(s) - D. Peak; M. Melnik

13:40 01878 Probing Magnetism of Individual Fe3O4 and Fe3S4 Bacterial Nanocrystals by X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism in a Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscope Lam K.P., *$Hitchcock A.P., Obst M., Bazylinski D.A., Lins U.
14:00 01879 Uses of Synchrotron Radiation in Anthropology and Dentistry Martin R.R., Naftel S., Nelson A., *Stakiw J.
14:20 01880 Protection of Pipelines from Environmental Deterioration by a Special Cement Blend Bound in Geosynthetics Liner *Mojumdar S.C., Janotka I.
14:40 01881 The Effect of Steady-State Water Radiolysis on Metal Ion Solubility $Yakabuskie P.A., Joseph J.M., Alrehaily L.M., *Wren J.C.
15:00 01882 Atmospheric Mercury in Toronto: Source, Concentration, Distribution, and Deposition Lu J., *Tharumakulasingam K., $Cheng I., Zhang X., Cairns E., Awad K., Hamza K., Yap D.
15:20 End of Session

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