The Transport And Fate Of Heavy Metals Within The Pilcomayo River Basin, Bolivia



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Principle Investigators and Affiliations
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Dr. Jerry R. Miller, Dept. of Geosciences & Natural Resources Management, WCU, USA (Fluvial Geomorphology)

Dr. Karen Hudson-Edwards, Univ. of London, UK (Geochemistry)

Dr. Paul J. Lechler
, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, USA (Geochemistry)

Dr. David Preston
, School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK (Sustainability; Environmental Management)

Dr. Dru Germanoski,hLafayette College, Dept. of Geology &
Environmental Geosciences (Fluvial Geomorphology/Hydrology)

Puch Cabrera, Facultad de Ing. Geologica, Universidad
Autonoma "Tomas Frias", Potosi, Bolivia (Aqueous Geochemistry)

Ing. Lionel Villarroel Gonzales, Western Carolina University,
Department of Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry)

Associated Investigators

Dr. Mark G. Macklin, University of Wales, Aberyswth, UK (Fluvial Geomorphology; Environmental Change)

Field Pictures

Sites of Bolivia


Cooperating Organizations

  • Universidad Autonoma "Tomas Frias", Potosi, Bolivia



  • National Science Foundation (Hydrologic Sciences Program & International Programs)
  • NATO International Scientific Exchange Programmes
  • Collaborative Research Grant National Geographic Society