Symposium Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World

ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry
243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition “Chemistry of Life”

San Diego, California March 25 – 29, 2012

Abstract Deadline: October 17, 2011


Dear Colleagues, we invite you to submit an abstract for an oral presentation at the symposium Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World. We are looking for new, unexpected ideas and achievements that will solve actual environmental issues. Please find topics below. The meeting program is already the largest Environmental Chemistry program ever, thus promising a very exiting meeting in sunny San Diego! For further help please do not hesistate to contact us. Kind regards, Eric, Jan and Didier

The topics that would be covered in this symposium, but not limited to, are major achievements of environmental chemistry for sustainable development such as:

Nnanotech applications

Bbiofuels, solar and alternative energies

Pollutants in air, water, soil and food

Greenhouse gases

Radioactive pollutants

E endocrine disruptors and other pharmaceuticals

Pollutant archives; ecotoxicology and health risk

Pollutant remediation


Green chemistry

Contributions bridging unexpectedly far disciplines such as environmental chemistry and social sciences

Participatory research with end-users.

Please submit your abstracts using the ACS Abstract Submission System (PACS) ( Any other inquiries should be directed to: Dr. Eric Lichtfouse (, Dr. Jan Schwarbauer (, and Dr Didier Robert (

This symposium is organised after editing the following books, scheduled to be published December 2011 by Springer: Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World. Volume 1: Nanotechnology and Health Risk. Volume 2: Remediation of Air and Water Pollution

Associated info (PDF): SanDiego2012

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