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Assessing the Use of Genetically Engineered Plants to Remediate Mercury Contaminated Soils

EPA Grant Number: U915647
Title: Assessing the Use of Genetically Engineered Plants to Remediate Mercury Contaminated Soils
Investigators: Heaton, Andrew C.
Institution: University of Georgia
EPA Project Officer: Manty, Dale
Project Period: August 1, 1999 through August 1, 2002
Project Amount: $95,736
RFA: STAR Graduate Fellowships (1999)
Research Category: Academic Fellowships , Ecological Indicators/Assessment/Restoration , Fellowship - Ecology and Ecosystems

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Scientific Discipline, Waste, Water, Ecosystem Protection/Environmental Exposure & Risk, Contaminated Sediments, Environmental Chemistry, Geochemistry, Fate & Transport, Analytical Chemistry, Bioremediation, Ecology and Ecosystems, Mercury, fate and transport, degradation, contaminant transport, biodegradation, contaminated sediment, genetically engineered plants, adsorption, chemical transport, hazardous waste, contaminants in soil, bioremediation of soils, chemical kinetics, photodegradation, heavy metal contamination, phytoremediation, sorption experiments, contaminated soils, heavy metals, contaminant transport models

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