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The Geohealth Newsletter

Volume 12, No. 1, 2015

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

New Publications
Crosscutting Topics

Biogeochemical aspects of uranium mineralization, mining, milling, and remediation: Applied Geochemistry

Females exceed males in mercury concentrations of burbot Lota lota: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

Organic and inorganic composition and microbiology of produced waters from Pennsylvania shale gas wells: Applied Geochemistry

Integrated assessment of wastewater treatment plant effluent estrogenicity in the upper Murray River, Australia, using the native Murray rainbowfish (Melanotaenia fluviatilis): Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Genes indicative of zoonotic and swine pathogens are persistent in stream water and sediment following a swine manure spill: Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Erratum--Using chromate to investigate the Impact of natural organics on the surface reactivity of nanoparticulate magnetite (environmental science technology (2015) 49 (2156-2162) doi--10.1021/es504831d): Environmental Science and Technology

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USGS scientists collecting a water sample from South Fork Iowa River near Blairsburg, Iowa
USGS scientists collecting a sample from South Fork Iowa River headwaters near Blairsburg, Iowa (Site ID 05451070) for analysis of phytoestrogens and some mycotoxins. The scientists collected 75 stream samples from across in Iowa during 2008. Photo Credit: M. Kate Holt, USGS -- from the Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Investigation

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