Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: SSSA Division: Soils and Environmental Quality

Title: Environmental Fate of Chemicals of Emerging Concern Oral (includes student competition)

Organizers: Hui Li and Brett Sallach
Moderators: Yakov A. Pachepsky and Brett Sallach
Lead Community Sponsor:
Cosponsor: SSSA Division: Soil Chemistry
Community Cosponsor:
Format: Oral Topical Session
Keywords: chemicals of emerging concern, soil, sorption and transformation

Session Description: There are pressing needs to better understand the sources, fate, transport, and transformations of emerging contaminants in the environment to protect ecosystem and human health. Contaminants of interest include antibiotics, hormones, endocrine disruptors, antibiotic resistance genes, and pharmaceuticals and personal care products.