UA SRP represented at the AGU 2019 Meeting

April 13, 2020

The American Geophysical Union 2019 Fall Meeting was the largest Earth and space science gathering in the world, held December 9 to 13, 2019, in San Francisco. The University of Arizona Superfund Research Program (UA SRP) was well represented at the Fall Meeting, where several investigators and trainees had the opportunity to participate in oral presentations, poster sessions and other activities.

Dr. Monica Ramirez-Andreotta, the Research Translation Core Director, was an invited speaker presenting, “Building Diverse, Equitable, and Productive Public-Scientist Partnerships to Achieve Environmental Justice.” She also gave the oral presentation “Metal(loid)s in Rooftop Harvested Rainwater near Hazardous Waste and Toxic Release Sites” and presented the poster “Characterizing the Role Art Can Play in Knowledge Retention and Environmental Self- and Community Efficacy: Placed-Based Data Sharing Efforts For and With Communities.”

Other presenters from UA SRP were:

Dr. Mark Brusseau, UA SRP PI, presenting “PFAS Transport in Porous Media with Multi-process Retention.”

Lydia L. Jennings, a Ph.D. candidate mentored by Dr. Raina Maier, presenting “Biogeophysical Soil Constituents Associated with Revegetation Success of Reclaimed Mine Tailings in Southern Arizona.”

Sarah Van Glubt, a Ph.D. candidate mentored by Dr. Mark Brusseau, presenting “Impact of PFAS Adsorption to NAPL-Water Interfaces on PFAS Retention and NAPL Mobilization.”

Dr. Yake Wang, a UA SRP Trainee mentored by Dr. Mark Brusseau, presenting “Nonideal Transport and Extended Elution Tailing of PFOS in Soil and Aquifer Sediment.”

Well done, UA SRP team!


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