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An 'apatite' for radionuclides

Sandia National Laboratories geochemist Mark Rigali and his colleagues are developing and deploying apatite-based technologies to protect groundwater at sites contaminated by radionuclides and heavy metals.

dateOct 21, 2015 in Environment
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S'no water in Sierra Nevadas

Most of us have strong opinions about snow during the winter. For some, it's a curse. Others enjoy the recreation heavy snowfall brings. Yet, once warmer weather comes, we tend to forget about those piles of fluffy white ...

dateAug 21, 2015 in Environment
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Architecture of aquifers: Chile's Atacama Desert

The Loa River water system of northern Chile's Atacama Desert, in the Antofagasta region, exemplifies the high stakes involved in sustainable management of scarce water resources. The Loa surface and groundwater system supplies ...

dateAug 20, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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