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In Cuba, Cleaner Rivers Follow Greener Farming

January 30, 2020

Office of Communications

First joint Cuba-U.S. geology team in half a century discovers Cuban fertilizer pollution far lower than the Mississippi River—a model for global agriculture. Associate Professor of Geology Amanda Schmidt was a member of the team of scientists who studied the impact of contemporary agriculture on the water quality in Cuba’s rivers.

World Renowned Geochemist Delivers National Academy of Sciences Lectures at Oberlin College

November 11, 2013

Communications Staff

What are the causes of abrupt climate change? What is behind the rapid melting of ice sheets at the end of glacial cycles? What role do humans play in climate change? R. Lawrence Edwards will address theses questions when he delivers the National Academy of Sciences’ Day Prize Lecture Series at Oberlin College on November 14, 15, and 21.
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