Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
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The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory is a research unit of the University of Georgia located on the Savannah River Site, a Department of Energy facility near Aiken, SC. The laboratory pursues basic and applied research at multiple levels of ecological organization, from atoms to ecosystems. SREL also provides opportunities for graduate and undergraduate research training, and service to the community through environmental outreach. Throughout its 50+ year history SREL has strived to acquire and communicate knowledge that contributes to sound ecological stewardship.

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R E S E A R C H    A R E A S

   Aquatic & terrestrial ecology
   Biogeochemistry & soil science
   Environmental microbiology
   Herpetology
   Hydrology
   Molecular genetics
   Physiological ecology
   Conservation biology
   Radiation ecology
   Ecotoxicology & risk assessment
   Remediation and restoration

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SREL is supported largely by external funding. Major sources include DOE Environmental Management, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, USGS, US Department of the Army, National Nuclear Security Administration, National Park Service, National Science Foundation, Augusta-Richmond County Consolidated Government, and SERDP.

Address: P.O. Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802 • Courier: SRS Bldg. 737A, Aiken, SC 29808 • Tel 803.725.2472 • Fax 803.725.3309