UA SRP Trainees Receive Multiple Awards During SWES Earth Week 2012

Congratulations to University of Arizona Superfund Research Program (UA SRP) graduate trainees Corin Hammond, Juliana Gil-Loaiza, and Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta on winning top awards at the Soil, Water, and Environmental Science (SWES) Department’s SWES Day, part of Earth Week 2012.

Corin Hammond won first place for oral presentations for her work on "Biogeochemical Transformation of Metal(loid)s during Phytostabilization of Iron King Mine Tailings, Dewey-Humboldt, AZ." Juliana Gil-Loaiza won first place for poster presentations and third place in the abstract contest, for her work on

“Assessment of Assisted Phytostabilization of Mine Tailings at the Iron King Mine-Humboldt Smelter Superfund Site: A Field-Scale Study.” Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta won third place for poster presentations and second place in the abstract contest for her work on "A Greenhouse Study Assessing Potential Risk of Arsenic Exposure from Consumption of Home Produced Vegetables Near the Iron King Mine-Humboldt Smelter Superfund Site, Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona."

The UA SRP is very proud to be represented by these women, each of whom is pursuing a doctoral degree in the SWES department. Congratulations, and keep up the good work!