Time and date: Monday, December 3rd, 12:15-16:00.
Location: Forskningsparken, Oslo, Gaustadalléen 21, Meeting room Hagen 1+2.
Please register by November 20 at: https://surveys.enalyzer.com?pid=c4t6f6ha
12.15 Welcome & introduction, Heleen de Wit, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo
12:20 Local through regional factors that affect Hg in food webs of Canadian lakes, Karen Kidd, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
12:40 The roles of mercury chemical speciation and characteristics of natural organic matter for methylmercury formation in aquatic/terrestrial ecosystems, Erik Björn, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå
13:00 Forest management as a driver of methylmercury in surface waters, Karin Eklöf, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala
13:20 Is fish mercury declining in Fennoscandia? Lessons learnt from long-term records of fish monitoring, Hans Fredrik Veiteberg Braaten, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo
13:40-14:00 Coffee/tea break
14:00 Relations between mercury, dissolved organic matter and aquatic foodwebs from paired-lake studies, Amanda Poste, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Tromsø
14:15 The importance of fish population ecology for understanding variations of mercury in Fish, Kimmo Kahilainen, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Evenstad
14:30 Modelling of mercury accumulation in aquatic foodwebs, James Armitage, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
14:45 Will an effective policy to reduce Hg emissions lead to cleaner rivers and lakes? Heleen de Wit, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo
15:00 General discussion: needs for science-based policy for the Minamata Convention. Introduction by Hans Fredrik Braaten (participant COP-2 meeting Minamata Convention in November 2018): identification of further knowledge gaps. Discussion leader: Heleen de Wit
16:00 Closing of meeting
For questions about this CIENS seminar, please contact Heleen de Wit: email@example.com.