An important part of the Superfund Research Program (SRP) is research translation, which includes putting research findings into the hands of the stakeholders who need them. Application of SRP research has led to significant economic and societal benefits over the years.
Welcome to the Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (SRP) Science Digest!
Below you'll find a compilation of SRP research, which provides practical, scientific solutions to protect health, the environment, and communities. For more information about the program, visit the SRP website.
You also can view past issues of the Science Digest.
NIEHS SRP staff and grantees focused on environmental health issues in changing economies at the Central and Eastern European Conference on Health and the Environment (CEECHE), June 10 - 14 in Krakow, Poland. The conference, sponsored in part by the SRP, provided a forum for scientists, engineers, and organizations to focus on Central and Eastern European environmental health concerns, which also will inform practices around the world.
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Lake properties impact the amount of arsenic that transfers from sediments into the aquatic food web, according to a new study by the University of Washington SRP Center. Researchers discovered high concentrations of arsenic in the water and plankton of well-mixed shallow lakes.