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Emily Geiger's Profile

  • Member for:
    7 years 4 months
  • Institution:
    Michigan Technological University

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Emily's research projects

Multitasking Grasses: Phytoremediation Coupled with Biofuel Production

Soils in the region are heavily contaminated with heavy metals due to history of mineral mining. This is a problem because it can pose health and environmental risks.Our solution is to make a value added product, ethanol, from the grasses after they have been used to clean up the soil contaminants.

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