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Prof. Tim Patterson Awarded Grant to Investigate Munitions Dumping in the Baltic Sea

What do abandoned old mines in northern Canada and munitions buried deep in the Baltic Sea after World War II have in common? On the downside, they are each leaching toxic chemicals like arsenic into the surrounding ecosystem, causing untold damage. On the upside, each site has Carleton Earth Sciences professor Tim Patterson helping to assess that potential damage so governments and companies can take action before it’s too late.

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