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Research Briefs: University of Arizona

Superfund Research Program

Research Experience and Training Coordination Core

Project Leader: Raina M. Maier
Co-Investigators: Monica Ramirez-Andreotta, Donna D. Zhang
Grant Number: P42ES004940
Funding Period: 1995-2025
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Research Briefs

  • 322 - Helping Communities Monitor Air Pollution Using Plants -- Ramirez-Andreotta
    Release Date: 10/06/2021

    An NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP)-funded study revealed that certain plants can be used to effectively monitor metals and other pollutants in air. Community members collected environmental data used in the study as part of the Gardenroots project, which involves residents in research activities to evaluate human and environmental health effects near former and operating mining sites in Arizona. The study was led by University of Arizona SRP Center researcher Monica Ramirez-Andreotta, Ph.D.

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