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The Geohealth Newsletter

Volume 12, No. 1, 2015

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

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

Anomalous solute transport in saturated porous Media--Relating transport model parameters to electrical and nuclear magnetic resonance properties: Water Resources Research

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

Concentrations of hormones, pharmaceuticals and other micropollutants in groundwater affected by septic systems in New England and New York: Science of the Total Environment

Spatial and temporal migration of a landfill leachate plume in alluvium: Water, Air, and Soil Pollution

Endocrine disrupting alkylphenolic chemicals and other contaminants in wastewater treatment plant effluents, urban streams, and fish in the Great Lakes and upper Mississippi River regions: Science of the Total Environment

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USGS scientist filtering water samples for nitrogen isotope analysis during the tracer test on Sugar Creek, Indiana.
USGS scientist filtering water samples for nitrogen isotope analysis during the tracer test on Sugar Creek, Indiana. Analysis of the tracer test data allowed for the direct observation of denitrification within the Creek. -- from the Tracer Tests Photo Gallery

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