Heavy Metals in LA Urban Agriculture
On-going research exploring the prevalence of lead and other heavy metals in spaces around Los Angeles that are growing food.
More about the project coming soon!
Assessing Soil Lead in Different Land-Use Types in Los Angeles
Incorporating field-based research into remote learningesearch-based course was developed to investigate the legacy of soil lead (Pb) pollution in Los Angeles, California. During the course, undergraduate and graduate students collected a total of 270 soil samples for analyses of metal (loid) concentrations in different land-use types (residential, park, and school)
Assessing Lead in Topsoil of 100 Parks in Los Angeles
Wayne Hung sampled 100 playgrounds around LA county and found 35 of 100 parks exceeded the California Pb guideline (80 ppm) for soil.