University of New Mexico / Civil Engineering

E-H2O RESEARCH GROUP


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RESEARCH

WHAT WE DO


The E-H2O Research Group investigates biogeochemical processes at the interface of water and energy that affect the cycle of metals and radionuclides in the environment. We integrate spectroscopy, microscopy, aqueous chemistry, and molecular biology tools for the study of complex environmental interactions.




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Mine Waste Legacy


Working with Native American communities to better understand biogeochemical processes affecting the transport of metals and radionuclides to inform risk assessment and remediation strategies.

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Sustainable Water Quality and Treatment


Sustainable and energy-efficient water treatment technologies making use of nano-particulate metal-oxides and microbial redox processes.

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Effect of Wildfires on Water Quality


Investigating the effect of wildfire ash transported after storm events on surface water quality.

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Hydraulic Fracturing: Leaky Wellbores


Investigation of physical and chemical processes affecting wellbore integrity for oil and gas production.

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In-Situ Leach Recovery of Uranium


The objective of this project is to identify aquifer restoration strategies that will result in re-establishment of high quality ground water following completion of ISL uranium mining.