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The role of bacteria in the mobilization of arsenic from mine impacted sediments.

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dc.contributor.author Nicolas, David
dc.contributor.author Rosenzweig, Frank
dc.contributor.author Palace, Vince
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-29T15:03:48Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-29T15:03:48Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04-29T15:03:48Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/2153
dc.description AF9: Principal investigator: Vince Palace en
dc.description.abstract The two main objectives (outlined below) for this project address 2 of the goals for the research team. Specifically, information regarding source apportionment, i.e. natural versus anthropogenic sources of release, and transformation of metals during transport, will be generated. 1) Microbially mediated mechanisms that favour the release and/or sequestration of arsenic in aquatic environments will be defined in a freshwater system that has received gold mine tailings for more than 50 years. 2) The potential for water column enrichment of arsenic from underlying sediments will be quantified in a series of laboratory and field experiments. en
dc.description.sponsorship Metals in the Human Environment Strategic Network en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries AF;9
dc.subject Aquatice environments en
dc.subject Gold mines en
dc.subject Sediments en
dc.subject Fe en
dc.subject As en
dc.subject Arsenic en
dc.title The role of bacteria in the mobilization of arsenic from mine impacted sediments. en
dc.type Other en
dc.contributor.affiliation School of Environmental Sciences


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