Public Health Relevance

Arsenic is ubiquitous, yet groundwater concentrations, the principal route of human exposure, are highly variable. An improved understanding of the processes that regulate arsenic levels is needed identify safe and contaminated water supplies and thus minimize the risks of this contamination. Fundamental knowledge of the biogeochemical processes that affect As levels is therefore directly relevant to public health.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Hazardous Substances Basic Research Grants Program (NIEHS) (P42)
Project #
5P42ES010349-13
Application #
8659438
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZES1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
13
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Columbia University (N.Y.)
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
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