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Latest PIRE Publications

October 5, 2017

Y. Kim, Van Bonn, W. , Aw, T. G. , and Rose, J. B., “Aquarium Viromes: Viromes of Human-Managed Aquatic Systems”, Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017.

N. Graham, Pueppke, S. , and Uderbayev, T. , “The Current Status and Future of Central Asia’s Fish and Fisheries: Confronting a Wicked Problem”, Water, vol. 9, p. 701, 2017.

E. N. Tummons, Chew, J. Wei, Fane, A. G. , and Tarabara, V. V. , “Ultrafiltration of saline oil-in-water emulsions stabilized by an anionic surfactant: Effect of surfactant concentration and divalent counterions”, Journal of Membrane Science, vol. 537, pp. 384 - 395, 2017.

Caroline LaRoy and Kevin Cruz Villanueva join PIRE

Caroline LaRoy and Kevin Cruz Villanueva join the PIRE team as an undergraduate research assistants. Caroline's and kevin's research is supported by the NSF REU project "Cross-disciplinary research in sustainable chemistry and chemical processes". Caroline will investigate how dissolved organic molecules in water affect photocatalytic generation of OH* radicals. Kevin will study removal of small oirganics by nanofiltration membranes. Both Caroline and Kevin will be a part of the team traveling to France in Summer 2016 for on-site research in La Grand Motte in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Montpellier.

MSU scientist Joan Rose win the world's most prestigious water award

March 22, 2016

Michigan State University professor Joan Rose is the 2016 recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize, announced Tuesday at the United Nation’s World Water Day celebration in Geneva. The Stockholm Water Prize is the world’s most-prestigious water award.

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Produced Water Society Seminar

January 13-15, 2015 | Houston, TX

Seminar will feature technical presentations on produced water treatment and management from leaders in the industry, as well as updates on new technology and a regulatory update from the EPA.
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NEMWI Webinar: How Well Do Today's Ballast Water Filters Perform in Natural Fresh Water?

November 19, 2014 10 am - 12 pm ET

Ballast water of commercial ships is a primary vector for non-native aquatic species introductions to new environments, where they may become invasive, destructive and even threaten human health.
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Duke researchers identify tracking tool for fracking fluids

October 20, 2014

Researchers said they have identified a new method to trace leaks and spills of fracking fluids by using a novel geochemical fingerprinting technology.
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