Arsenic-cycling findings by UO’s Jin draw quick media coverage

UO geologist Qusheng Jin appeared live March 10 on southern Oregon's National Public Radio affiliates Jefferson Public Radio (JPR) to talk about his just-published research on arsenic cycling in the southern Willamette Valley.

In his appearance on the the JPR show The Jefferson Exchange, Jin explained how he came to explore the issue and how his findings, which published online March 9 in the international journal Nature Geoscience, may lead to new strategies to remove toxic arsenic from drinking water sources.

Earth Fix and The Oregonian also covered Jin's study.

To hear the JPR story, see Arsenic In Water And Its Different Forms

The Earth Fix story is at: Oregon Arsenic Discovery Could Lead To Cleaner Drinking Water

See the Oregonian story at: Arsenic levels in drinking water might be lowered by giving microbes a boost, study hints — science

The original UO news release can be found at Oregon researchers detail new insights on arsenic cycling