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DOE Biogeochemistry Research Featured in Special Session at the Fall American Geophysical Union Meeting
Published: November 17, 2008
Posted: January 27, 2009

DOE scientists will present the results of their research during a Biogeosciences session at the fall American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting from December 15-19, 2008, in San Francisco, CA. This special session, "Geochemical Controls and Microbial Response in Metal Contaminated Environments," will feature presentations on recent findings from studies of microbial responses to mercury contamination and other stresses in contaminated environments. Greater understanding of the fundamental biogeochemical reactions that influence mercury transport and transformation in soils and sediments is needed to enable informed cleanup decisions at DOE sites.

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Contact: Paul Bayer, SC-23.1, (301) 903-5324
Topic Areas:

  • Research Area: Subsurface Biogeochemical Research
  • Research Area: Microbes and Communities
  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition

Division: SC-23.1 Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, BER


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