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NMSU honors researchers who generate funding of $500,000 or more

New Mexico State University recognized university faculty members and staff Nov. 20 who were responsible for attracting $500,000 or more in external funding during the past fiscal year, 2014.

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An Update on Lung and Whole Body Counting Activities on Area Residents Measured After the 2/14/14 WIPP Underground Radiation Event

The Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC) Internal Dosimetry (ID) laboratory has been performing free lung and whole body counting services for adult residents living within a 100-mile radius of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) through a program entitled “Lie Down and Be Counted” (LDBC) since 1997.

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CEMRC detects trace amounts of radiation from WIPP, no danger to public

Scientists at the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center, an entity of New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering, have detected trace amounts of the radioactive isotopes americium and plutonium on an air filter from an ambient air sampling station located approximately six-tenths of a mile northwest of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant on the WIPP Access Road outside Carlsbad, N.M.

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College of Engineering research scientist chosen to serve on editorial board

Anuj Kumar has been chosen to serve on the editorial board of the journal Research in Environmental and Life Sciences.

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NMSU Carlsbad leader selected as director of CEMRC

New Mexico State University Carlsbad President Russell Hardy is taking on the reins of a new challenge. Effective Jan. 1, 2012, Hardy will become director of the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring & Research Center.

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NMSU’s Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center marks three major milestones

The Presidential Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) on America’s Nuclear Future will soon visit southern New Mexico’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) as a model operation; WIPP is independently monitored for health and environmental safety by the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC) through New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE), part of the College of Engineering.

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CEMRC receives funding to continue actinide chemistry experiments

NMSU’s Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC) in Carlsbad, N.M., continues to provide facility and staff support for the Los Alamos Laboratory actinide chemistry research program.

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Research to help interpret climate signals recorded in Antarctic ice cores

Richard Arimoto, environmental scientist with NMSU’s Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center in Carlsbad, New Mexico, received an increase in funding of $20,019 from the National Science Foundation.

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NMSU does ‘dirty bomb’ exercise

The Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center on July 17, 2008 sponsored a Dirty Bomb Full Scale Exercise to “train the trainers” and address first responder preparedness for such a scenario.

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CEMRC director co-authors book

James Conca, director of the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC), has co-authored a book, “The GeoPolitics of Energy: Achieving a Just and Sustainable Energy Distribution by 2040.”

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