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The Environmental Legacy of California's Gold Rush: Arsenic and Mercury Contamination from Historic Mining

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  • Why are arsenic and mercury associated with California's gold mines?
  • What types of arsenic and mercury contamination can be directly related to historic mining?
  • How are geochemists studying the distribution and transformations of these contaminants in the environment?
  • How does arsenic and mercury contamination from mining affect human and animal populations in California?

Speaker: Andrea Foster, USGS; Christopher Kim, Chapman University

Thursday, 03/26/15

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USGS Evening Public Lecture Series

345 Middlefield Road
Bldg 3, 2nd Floor Rambo Auditorium
Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA

Phone: 650-329-5000
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