Superfund Research Program
Methylmercury Production and Fate in Response to Multiple Environmental Factors
Project Leader: Celia Y. Chen
Grant Number: P42ES007373
Funding Period: 2000-2020
News Items List
Dartmouth Superfund Research Program Informs International Mercury Reduction Efforts
SRP News Page - October 2018
A recent article highlights key research advances and needs to inform international policy decision making related to mercury. The article, co-authored by Celia Chen, Ph.D., of the Dartmouth College Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center, emphasizes the importance of bringing together scientific information to better understand the sources of mercury, its movement through the environment, and its effects on human and ecosystem health. Chen is an internationally recognized researcher on the accumulation of metals like mercury in aquatic food webs and serves as director of the Dartmouth SRP's Research Translation Core.
Special Issue Highlights Invited reviews from the Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health
SRP News Page - April 2016
A special issue of the journal Reviews on Environmental Health highlights the 16th International Conference of the Pacific Basin Consortium (PBC) for Environment and Health with invited reviews from conference presenters.
Crossing Geographic and Discipline Borders at the PBC Meeting
SRP News Page - August 2015
The NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) and the Center for Global Health at the National Cancer Institute were among the cosponsors of the 16th International Conference of the Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health (PBC), held August 10-13 at the University of Indonesia.
River Algae Affects Mercury Pollution at Superfund Site
Research Brief - June 2015
A new study has shown that periphyton — a community of algae, bacteria, and other natural material living on submerged surfaces — is helping to transform mercury from a Superfund site into methylmercury, a more toxic form.