Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
P O Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802
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Dr. Hinton's research interests are: Transport and fate of radioactive contaminants in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems; effects of low-level, chronic irradiation on biota; human and ecological effects from exposure to contaminant mixtures; transgenerational effects from contaminant exposure; human and ecological risk analyses; remediation of radioactively contaminated wetlands; contaminant transport models; the use of radioactive tracers as a tool for understanding fundamental ecological processes.
Dr. Hinton's research can be broken into five major themes (below). Click on a theme to view a description of Dr. Hinton's contributions to the area, and a selection of relevant publications.
Radioactive Contaminants in Terrestrial Ecosystems
Radioactive Contaminants in Aquatic Ecosystems
Human and Ecological Risks from Radioactive Contaminants
Remediation of Radioactively Contaminated Ecosystems
Development of Research Tools and Modeling