Science Serving Maryland's Coasts

REU Mentor Profile
Robert Mason, Ph.D.

Location: 
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Research Topics: 
Contaminants

Research Interests: 

My current research interests are directed at the fate, transport, and transformation of trace metals, especially mercury, but also cadmium, lead, and the metalloids (arsenic and selenium) in aquatic systems and the atmosphere. The scope of research includes the open ocean, the coastal zone and estuaries, as well as freshwater systems.

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