Manton, William I.

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In 2015 Dr. William Manton completed his 50th year of teaching at UT Dallas. He currently serves as professor in the Department of Geosciences. His research interests include:

  • Tracing lead pollution in the environment by means of isotope ratios,
  • Mobilization of lead from the skeleton during pregnancy, lactation, and across the menopause,
  • Lead poisoning from gunshot wounds,
  • The relationship between the concentration of lead in blood plasma and erythrocytes,
  • The bioavailability of lead in soil, and
  • Geological, and especially geochronological, studies in Central America.


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