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Thomas G. Hinton

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
P O Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802
(803) 725-7454 office
(803) 725-3309 fax

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.

Research Themes:
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