Characterizing Fate and Transport

SERDP and ESTCP efforts are under way to improve understanding of fate and transport processes for military-unique compounds used on testing and training ranges. 

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Integrative Approach to Quantifying Fate of Munitions Constituents on Training Ranges

Project Information
Project ID: ER19-1074
Principal Investigator: Dr. Katerina Dontsova, University of Arizona
SERDP May 2019

Understanding Why RDX Persists in Soils and Developing Technologies to Prevent Transport of RDX and NTO from Testing and Training Ranges.

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Project ID: ER19-1247
Principal Investigator: Mr. Timothy Cary, U.S. Army ERDC-CRREL
SERDP Apr 2019

NTO and DNAN Transformations Quantified Using Enriched Stable Isotope Tracers

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Project ID: ER19-1054
Principal Investigator: Dr. Craig Tobias, University of Connecticut
SERDP Jan 2019

Incorporating Transformation Products into Models of the Environmental Fate of Insensitive Munition Constituents

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Project ID: ER-2725
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Tratnyek, Oregon Health & Science University
SERDP May 2017

Application of Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope Analysis to Evaluate Biotic and Abiotic Degradation of DNAN and NTO

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Project ID: ER-2726
Principal Investigator: Dr. Neil Sturchio, University of Delaware
SERDP May 2017

Phototransformation, Sorption, Transport, and Fate of Mixtures of NTO, DNAN, and Traditional Explosives as a Function of Climatic Conditions

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2727
Principal Investigator: Dr. Katerina Dontsova, University of Arizona
SERDP May 2017

Tracking the Uptake, Translocation, Cycling, and Metabolism of Munitions Compounds in Coastal Marine Ecosystems Using Stable Isotopic Tracer

Project Information
Project ID: ER-2122
Principal Investigator: Dr. Craig Tobias, University of Connecticut
SERDP Mar 2011
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