Curator's Coffee: Update on the Legacy of Uranium Mining Native American Lands in NM

Thursday Jan 23, 2020

1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Phone: 841-2802
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$8

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Jayne Aubele

Website: Click to Visit

José Cerrato discusses progress made by his research group, using lab and field measurements to understand the risks and remediation of former uranium mines on Navajo and Laguna Pueblo lands.

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Visit the New Mexico Museum of Natural History 7 Science on January 23 2020 from 9:30am to 11:00am at 1801 Mountain Rd NW for Curator’s Coffee lecture on the Update on the Legacy of Uranium Mining on Native American Lands in New Mexico By José M. Cerrato, Ph.D. UNM Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering

Professor José Cerrato, will discuss the continued progress made by his research group in using laboratory and field measurements to understand the risks and remediation of former uranium mines on Navajo and Laguna Pueblo lands.

Dr. José M. Cerrato is Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering at UNM. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Honduras, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Virginia Tech. He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, which is funding this important research.

Cost: $8  ($7 for members) includes museum admission and refreshments. Preregistration required. To register vist...

https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egtee7pheb1a366b&oseq=&c=&ch= 

Questions: jayne.aubele@state.nm.us

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Not really up to speed on the current thinking on past uranium mining on native lands here in the Land of Enchantment? Then posthaste get on down to the next Curator’s Coffee at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (1801 Mountain Rd. NW) on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9:30am to hear directly from José M. Cerrato, Ph.D. of the UNM Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, about the topic at his program titled Update on the Legacy of Uranium Mining Native American Lands in New Mexico. We’re talking risks and remediation here at this café-style program. Eight dollars ($7 for members) gets you a seat, refreshments and museum admission. And by all means, stick around after the program and check out the new exhibit Reclaimed Creations as well. For more information and to register for this event, see nmnaturalhistory.org.

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