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Environmental Health - Toxic Substances


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Scientists attaching a section of steel pipe to the BAT3.
USGS and North Carolina Division of Environmental and Natural Resources scientists attaching a section of steel pipe to the BAT3 assembly at the Lake Wheeler Road Research Site, NC -- from the BAT3 Photo Gallery/afs/ -- from the Benthic Flux of Dissolved Metals Photo Gallery


The Toxics Program supports the development of knowledge and methods for the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data related to fundamental questions about contamination in the hydrologic cycle. What is the significance of these activities in relation to the field investigations?

Microbial Geochemistry



Contaminant Geophysics


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