This webinar series will feature individual research projects funded by the NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP). In 2013, the SRP initiated a targeted research program to better understand how contaminants in the environment are affected by complex biological, geological, and chemical processes. By understanding these complex interactions, we are better equipped to optimize remediation strategies and, therefore, improve science-based decision making for site management, priority-setting, and remedy selection. The individual research project grants support problem-solving research on the mechanisms of biogeochemical interactions that may impact remediation of contaminated soil, sediment, surface water, or groundwater.
In session 2, we will hear from SRP-funded individual research projects at Virginia Institute of Marine Science, University of California, Riverside, and Colorado School of Mines.
Researchers led by Michael Unger, Ph.D., and Aaron Beck, Ph.D., at the Virginia Institut