Airborne Mineral Dust Contaminants: Impacts on Human Health and the Environment

Tucson, AZ

May 20, 2013

“Airborne Mineral Dust Contaminants: Impacts on Human Health and the Environment” was hosted by the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program May 20-21, 2013 in Tucson, AZ, the workshop was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), with support from the UA Water Sustainability Program and Institute for Mineral Resources.


The main goal of this scientific workshop is to stimulate interaction among different research communities interested in dust and to promote better integration of research on airborne mineral dust from emissions to environmental exposure.


Learn more:

Click here to read a highlight of the event.

Click here to read a summary report of the event.


A special issue of the journal Aeolian Research has been published which features papers from the conference. Guest Editors are Jeffrey J. Whicker (Los Alamos National Lab), and David D. Breshears, Avelino Eduardo Sáez and Jason P. Field (UA).

A survey of workshop participants was conducted (click here for summary of results).


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