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COAST to dive into PRIMO conference for global look at marine pollution

May 14, 2011

Category: A Closer Look

Short for “Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms,” the biennial international PRIMO symposium will bring researchers from 26 countries to Long Beach LA River into LB Harbor  (CSULB Geology)May 15-18, thanks in large part to key organizers from CSU Long Beach.

PRIMO is supported by several organizations – including the California State University’s Council on Ocean Affairs, Science and Technology (COAST), which is sponsoring a session on “Impacts of Changing Ocean Conditions.”

In roughly 120 talks, researchers will present findings related to societal and industrial toxins in a range of organisms, from microbes to whales. Talks will also focus on tracking animals, biomarkers, bioaccumulation, and endocrine disruption.

Details are in this CSU news release: CSU’s COAST, Others to Convene at Global PRIMO Sessions
to Address Toxins in Aquatic Life
.

— Sean Kearns

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