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Special Issue Coordinating Guest Editors: Maurizio Barberi, Mark Button, Andrew S. Hursthouse and Mouataz T. Mostafa
SEGH invites you to attend an online event on the 28th January at 2.00 pm London, UK time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of SEGH in 2021 during which short presentations will be provided from each of the authors who submitted a commentary piece or paper that represented the diversity of SEGH to a special issue entitled ‘Celebrating 50 years of the Society for Environmental Geochemistry & Health’ has been prepared throughout 2021 in the official journal of SEGH, Environmental Geochemistry & Health. Details are attached for the meeting and how to connect via Zoom. This will be an open meeting with an invitation to members and new friends to attend.
Maurizio Barbieri – Coordinator of special issue and meeting
The success of the society and future for development, the history of collaboration between earth and health sciences, to provide authoritative horizon scanning of key pressing, emerging or persistent issues relevant to our communities. Looking at the future for environmental geochemistry and health.
Agenda for SEGH meeting 28th January 2022 Time: 2:00 PM London
1: Maurizio Barbieri - Introduce the Special Issue initiative and lead the talks (5’ minutes each)
2: Brian Davies - Editorial to mark the 50th anniversary of SEGH
3: Maurizio Barbieri - Climate change and its effect on groundwater quality (Status Date 28 November 2021 - Final disposition: accept)
4: Zacharenia Kypritidou - Do humans take good care of their offsprings as animals do...! The Lavreotiki and Lavrion 'sagas', Hellenic Republic – Part 1: Historical outline and mapping of lead contamination
5: Vivika Kourgia - Do humans take good care of their offsprings as animals do...! The Lavreotiki and Lavrion 'sagas', Hellenic Republic – Part 2: Hazard and risk assessment and remediation
6: Andy Cundy - "Old" and "new" contaminants and their management: learning from the past, looking to the future
7: Andrew Hursthouse - The Waste Ban in China – what happened Next? Assessing the impact of new policies on the waste management sector in China
8: Fiona Sach - Method development to characterise elephant tail hairs by LA-ICP-MS to reflect changes in elemental chemistry
9: Charles Gowing / Hunter H N - Developments in Pb-210 methodologies to provide chronologies for environmental change
10: Chaosheng Zhang - Development and applications of GIS-based spatial analysis in environmental geochemistry in the big data era
11: Michael Watts - An overview of last year hopes for the future and handover of the post of President to Prof. Professor Akinade Olatunji.
Please use this last session as an opportunity to reflect on progress and pose new suggestions to the SEGH International board.