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The Geohealth Newsletter

Volume 10, No. 2, 2014

GeoHealth is the U.S. Geological Survey's Environmental Health Newsletter.

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Land use patterns, ecoregion, and microcystin relationships in U.S. lakes and reservoirs--A preliminary evaluation: Harmful Algae

Persistent organic contaminants in Saharan dust air masses in West africa, Cape Verde and the eastern Caribbean: Science of the Total Environment

Experimental additions of aluminum sulfate and ammonium nitrate to in situ mesocosms to reduce cyanobacterial biovolume and microcystin concentration: Lake and Reservoir Management

High-resolution magnetic susceptibility measurements for investigating magnetic mineral formation during microbial mediated iron reduction: Journal of Geophysical Research--Biogeosciences

Presence of the Corexit component dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate in Gulf of Mexico waters after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Chemosphere

Detecting well casing leaks in Bangladesh using a salt spiking method: Groundwater

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USGS scientists collecting water-quality samples from drive point wells along a 30-meter reach of Mineral Creek, Colo. The wells were located near pits along the streambed to characterize the quality of ground water entering the stream -- See full caption below
USGS scientists collecting water-quality samples from drive point wells along a 30-meter reach of Mineral Creek, Colo. The wells were located near pits along the streambed to characterize the quality of ground water entering the stream -- from the Abandoned Hard-Rock Mining Photo Gallery

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