Nature Article Quotes Eastern Threat Center Researcher
Chinese government officials are undertaking an enormous task: to prevent and control groundwater contamination in order to improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people. An article in the journal Nature describes what is known about the extent of groundwater pollution in China and outlines the government's strategy for addressing the issue. The article quotes Eastern Threat Center research hydrologist Ge Sun (left), whose collaborative research with the US-China Carbon Consortium has led to a greater understanding of water cycles in China's ecosystems. Sun is serving as a co-chair of an international water conference to be held in Beijing, China, in September. Read the Nature article, "China gears up to tackle tainted water."