Conférence Programme

Conference booklet (all abstracts) (pdf)


The Cigéo Project and the R&D in environment (pdf)
F. Plas – Head of Research and Development division - Andra, France

Overview ESB (pdf)
J. Koschorreck – Federal Environmental Agency, Germany

Session 1

What are the scientific research needs for environmental specimen banking?

Monitoring chemicals in English fish – Highlights from the first 8 years of the UK National Fish Tissue Archive (pdf)
M. Juergens – Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK

Specimen banking to unravel the historical Hg contamination of main German rivers using Hg isotopes (pdf)
O. Donard – IPREM, France

La Mytilothèque, a collection of bivalves tissues easy to use in the context of the coastal marine contamination monitoring (pdf)
JF. Chiffoleau – IFREMER, France

Sample Tracking and Analytical Reporting: Next Generation Data Management for ESB Data Storage (pdf)
J. Ragland – NIST, USA

Session 2

ESB monitoring and international regulations

Use of ESBs in support of the implementation of biota contaminant monitoring programs under the European Water Framework Directive (pdf)
O. Perceval – Onema, France

European Chemical Regulation (pdf)
P. Korytar – EU COM

Monitoring data within the Stockholm Convention (pdf)
M. Janssen – RIVM, Netherland

Monitoring of hazardous substances in the Arctic (pdf)
J. Fuglestad – AMAP, Norway

Session 3

What are the challenges for environmental specimen bank? New matrices

Use of archived suspended particulate matter from rivers for the retrospective monitoring of polar compounds (pdf)
H Ruedel – Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (Fraunhofer IME), Germany

Specimen banking of passive samplers for aquatic environments purpose, possibilities and procedures (pdf)
I. Allan – Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway

The National Laboratory for Air Quality Monitoring (LCSQA) : a 25 years feedback (pdf)
T. Macé – Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais, France

Analyte stability in reference materials and application to specimen banking (pdf)
J. Kucklick – NIST, USA

Session 4

ESB response to Industrial Needs for Long term monitoring programs

Environmental monitoring strategy for geologic nuclear waste repository project: Role of ESB (pdf)
C. Galy – Andra, France

Monitoring Remediation site (pdf)
C. Leyval – OTELo, France

Operation of environmental Time Capsule Program in Japan and Monitoring Applications (pdf)
A. Takeuchi – National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

Validation of the SOP of the Environmental Specimen Bank for the representativeness and quality of the sample (pdf)
Jong-Chun Lee – NIER Korea

Session 5

ESB role in environmental monitoring programs

Banking for Broad-Scale Ocean Observations (pdf)
P. Becker – Hollings marine laboratory NIST, USA

Yangtze Environmental Specimen Bank: sampling strategy and screening effort for Monitoring an Ever Changing World (pdf)
Q. Huang – State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Resue, Tongji University, China

Novel systematic approaches for measuring population exposure in Australia (pdf)
J. Mueller – University of Queensland, Autralia

Best practice and their challenges when Banking Samples from remote Regions of the Pacific
R. Pugh – NIST, USA

Session 6

What are the challenges for environmental specimen bank? New technologies

NON-Target screening and its options for ESBs (pdf)
M. Schlabach – Norwegian institude of Air research, Norway

Can environmental contaminant concentrations from retrospective studies on ESB-stored specimens be used to evaluate biological effects? (pdf)
A. Bignert – Swedish Museum of Natural History, Sweden

Banking strategies for retrospective biological assessment of multiple environmental stress(pdf)
I. Marigonez – University of the Basque Country, Zool & Anim Cell Biol Dept, Spain

Session 7 - Panel discussions

Global monitoring plan for persistent organic pollutants under the Stockholm convention (pdf)
A. Priceputu – Secretariat of Stockholm Convention

Some additional issues related to the role of ESB for sound chemical management and global environmental problems (pdf)

Prof. Y. Shibata – National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

Poster session

Retrospective monitoring of mercury in fish from European and German freshwaters (pdf)
Knopf et al.

A comparison of optical methods to determine polystyrene Microplastics in mussel tissues, suitable for retrospective studies based on ESBs specimens (pdf)
Marigómez et al.

An evaluation of fatty acid composition in Baltic herring (Clupea harengus) from four decades. (pdf)
Lind et al.

ESB-based investigation of sources and transport processes of atmospheric particle-bound contaminants reaching Antarctica as inferred by elemental and isotopic analysis (pdf)
Grotti et al.

Regulation and stabilisation of physical, chemical and microbiological alteration processes by plant exudates and antioxidants in Callovo-Oxfordian argillite (pdf)
Ubersfeld et al.

The Characteristics of Heavy Metal Accumulations in Feral Pigeon (Columba livia) Feathers as an Environmental Pollution Indicator (pdf)
Lee et al.

Microbial contribution to organic chlorine forms over time in contrasted soils (pdf)
Osswald et al.

The Andra’s Ecotheque - An environmental specimen bank for the Cigeo monitoring program (pdf)
Verron et al.

Andra Ecotheque - Comparative chemical analysis on raw milk samples and cryomilled (pdf)
Berlier J.

Rock Core Storage Facility at Andra Meuse/Haute-Marne Research Center (pdf)
Aurière et al.

Multi-elemental approach to assess the spatial variability of atmospheric deposits in lichens over a meso-scale area (Pyrénées-Atlantiques, SW France)
Barre et al.

PBDEs and HBCDD in fish samples of the German Environmental Specimen Bank: A study in the context of the EU Water Framework Directive
Lohmann et al.

Dioxins, dioxin-like PCBs and other selected chlorinated POPs in fish samples of the German Environmental Specimen Bank: A study in the context of the EU Water Framework Directive
Lohmann et al.