Legacy of Uranium Mining on Native American Land

Thursday Jan 23, 2020

1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Phone: 841-2802
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$7-$8

Ages:

15+

Contact:

Jayne Aubele

Phone: 505-841-2840
Website: Click to Visit

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Professor José Cerrato,  Ph.D., UNM Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, 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.

Held at the NM Museum of Natural History & Science.   Cost for each: $8 ($7 for members) includes museum admission and refreshments. Preregistration required.Register online, go to www.NMnaturalhistory.org   Questions: jayne.aubele@state.nm.us