Don Sparks honored as pioneer in environmental science at trace elements gathering

Trace elements conference gatheringIn the city of Nanjing, an ancient capital of China, scientists from across the globe gathered to discuss state-of-the-art research at the 15th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements. Essential for human nutrition, these elements — like arsenic and chromium — can have toxic effects depending on the concentrations.

The University of Delaware’s Don Sparks was there to help make sense of the science, at least as it pertained to soil, and to be honored for his decades of research and scholarship, teaching and mentoring. Read the full article on UDaily