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Hi,

This lecture may be of interest - view live online or in-person at the USGS
Menlo Park facility:

The Environmental Legacy of California's Gold Rush: Arsenic and Mercury
Contamination from Historic Mining
http://online.wr.usgs.gov/calendar/

[ archive of lectures: http://online.wr.usgs.gov/calendar/archives.html ]

Thursday, March 26th, 2015, 7:00 p.m. PDT Watch Live Online
<http://online.wr.usgs.gov/calendar/live.html>
USGS, Rambo Auditorium, Bldg. 3
Menlo Park, California
The Environmental Legacy of California's Gold Rush:
Arsenic and Mercury Contamination from Historic Mining*by Andrea Foster,
USGS Research Geologist & Christopher Kim, Associate Professor, Chapman
University*

   - 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?







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