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Rocky Flats Nucler Guardianship #7: Shawn Smallwood on “Burrowing Animals and Plutonium”

In Environment, Nuclear Guardianship, Plutonium, Public Health, Rocky Flats, Wildlife Refuge on April 11, 2011 at 11:44 am

Shawn Smallwood, PhD, of the University of California at Davis, came to the Rocky Flats site on three separate occasions, each of several days in length, to study “bioturbation” at Rocky Flats, that is, natural processes of wildlife and plant life that disturb the physical environment. He documented the presence of 18 species of burrowing animals present at the site, everything from harvester ants to pocket gophers, prairie dogs and pocket gophers.

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