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Nanoparticles in the Environment

Two recent articles highlight research from the Wetland Center's participation in the Center for the Environmental
Implications of Nanotechnology

BP Espinasse, NK Geitner, A Schierz, M Therezien, CJ Richardson, GV Lowry, PL Ferguson & MR Weisner. 2018. Comparative persistence of engineered nanoparticles in a complex aquatic ecosystem.
ES&T DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b06142

  L Yuan, CJ Richardson, M Ho, CW Willis, BP Colman, and MR Weisner. 2018. Stress responses of aquatic plants to silver nanoparticles.
ES&T DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05837


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Duke University Wetland Center , Dr. Curtis J. Richardson, Director.  Nicholas School of the Environment, Box 90333 , Durham , NC 27708

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The goal of the Duke University Wetland Center is to provide sound scientific knowledge that will lead to sustainable wetland functions and services locally, nationally, and globally.
The Center works toward this goal by conducting, sponsoring, and coordinating research and teaching on critical wetland issues.
The Duke University Wetland Center is part of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University.