Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Environmental Mineralogy and Biogeochemistry'

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Molecular Quantum Dynamics Group, Institute of Physics, University of Rostock, Albert Einstein Str. 23-24, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: computational chemistry; molecular modeling; intermolecular interactions; environmental chemistry; soil chemistry; minerals-water interfaces; soil organic matter; organic pollutants; phosphates in soil; adsorption processes
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37916, USA
Interests: biogeochemistry, fate and transport of heavy metals contaminants; water quality and water treatment
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Dr. Mahsa Baniasadi
Project Development Scientist KTP Associate, Faculty Research Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: waste to energy and value added product; environmental biotechnology; bioremediation and pyrolysis
Campus of Saint-Etienne 158, National School of Mines of Saint-Etienne (ENSM-SE), Cours Fauriel, 42000 Saint-Etienne, France
Interests: recycling and recovery of industrial waste (circular economy); rehabilitation of industrial wastelands; polluted sites; biotechnology; Precision Agriculture; geo-resources and built cultural heritage
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Earth Sciences Department of FCT-NOVA, Faculty of Science and Technology, New University of Lisbon, Quinta da Torre, 2829-516 Caparica, ‎Portugal
Interests: environmental investigation survey; contaminated soils and groundwater; risk assessment and management of contaminated sites; industrial pollutants and impacts, sustainable remediation; environmental monitoring; data analysis, geological modelling; remote sensing and GIS applied to georesources, agriculture and environmental planning
Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: geomicrobiology; bioremediation; biomineralization; bioleaching; bioweathering; biomining; resource biorecovery
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Geologiche, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Monserrato, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: georesources; mineralogical and petrographic applications for environment and cultural heritage; alteration and provenance of stones and mortars; petrophysical-mechanical characterization of geomaterials
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Dr. Rebecca Ferrari
Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: digital learning; circular economy; zero waste; magnetic materials; environmental engineering
Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences (DIBEST), University of Calabria (UniCAL), 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
Interests: water quality; water-rock interaction; soil pollution; heavy metals; water remediation
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School of Environmental Studies and State Key Lab of Biogeological Geology and Environmental Geology, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan 430000, China
Interests: groundwater hydrology and biogeochemistry; karst water resources and karst environment; contaminant hydrogeology; groundwater contamination remediation
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Materials Science, University of Silesia in Katowice, 41-500 Chorzów, Poland
Interests: Mössbauer spectroscopy, quantitative research, application to environmental geology, magmatic processes of melt-rock and magma-rock interactions; microanalysis of minerals; microanalysis by MS; mineralogical crystallography; phase transitions
Dr. Christian Herrera
Facultad de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Tecnología, Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins, Avenida Viel 1497, Santiago, Chile
Interests: hydrogeology; groundwater geochemistry; isotope hydrogeology; surface water – groundwater interactions; climate change
Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Laboratory of Soil Science and Biochemistry, University of Sciences and Technology, 85-029 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: soil enzymes; trace metals in soils; lithogenesis; pedogenesis; anthropopression and the content of micronutrients in soils; the soil-plant relationship; soil pollution indicators
Southern Cross GeoScience, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
Interests: environmental geochemistry; mineralogy; trace metals contamination; redox; iron cycle; sulfur cycle; arsenic; antimony; XAS; manganese minerals; acid sulfate soils
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Department of Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza 30 Av., 30-059 Krakow, Poland
Interests: environmental geochemistry; industry impact on the environment; ecological and health risk assessment; geochemistry of trace elements
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Department of Geology, Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia
Interests: water chemistry; geochemistry; hydrogeology; saline and fresh waters; bottom sediments; inorganic pollutants; thermodynamics
Chemical Engineering Department, Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta CP 1270709, Chile
Interests: tailings; tailings disposal; environmental; mine closure; rehabilitation; phytoremediation; sustainable development; mine reclamation
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Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Avenida Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Santiago 7820436, Chile
Interests: heavy metal pollution; water resources management; water contamination; water treatment; wastewater remediation; adsorption; environmental nanotechnology; acid mine drainage; environmental geochemistry
Dr. Godfrey Madzivire
Council for Geoscience, Water and Environment Unit, 208 Pretoria Street, Silverton, Pretoria 0184, South Africa
Interests: sustainable waste reuse; wastewater treatment of acid mine drainage; environmental impact assessments; environmental management
Institute of Geodynamics and Geology, Federal Center for Integrated Arctic Research of Russian Academy of Sciences, 163061 Arkhangelsk, Russia
Interests: isotope geochemistry; water-rock interaction; groundwater dating
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Geological Survey of Slovenia, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: environmental mineralogy and geochemistry; environmental forensics; identification of pollution sources and source contribution; individual particle analysis; micromineralogy and micromorphology of solid inorganic pollutants; fate of metallic pollutants
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Geological Survey of Finland, Vuorimiehentie 5, 02151 Espoo, Finland
Interests: reactive transport; acid mine drainage; electrostatic interactions; low-permeability media
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1. Department of Soil Science, Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture - ESALQ, University of São Paulo - USP, Piracicaba/SP 13418-260, Brazil
2. National Mining Agency - ANM, Environment Technology, São Paulo/SP 04040-033, Brazil
Interests: soil biogeochemistry; ecological restoration; soil remediation; technosols; phytomining; rhizosphere processes; fate and dynamic of heavy metals; management of mining tailings dams; management and reuse of mining waste; sustainable mining; environmental and mineral policies
Department of Environmental Engineering, Fzcultyof Mining and Geoengineering, AGH University of Science and Technology, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Interests: waste management; EIA; mining waste; ash; backfillling; CO2 mineral sequestration; rheology; municipal waste; biogas
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Dr. Arindam Sinharoy
Microbiology Department, School of Natural Sciences, Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, H91 TK33 Galway, Ireland
Interests: bioenergy; environmental biotechnology; industrial biotechnology; waste to energy; wastewater treatment; bioreactors; algal bio-processes
School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Babes-Bolyai University, 400294 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: hazards; risk assessment; tailings management facility; safety assessment; land-use planning
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Dr. Łukasz Uzarowicz
Department of Soil Science, Warsaw University of Life Sciences–SGGW, 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: soil science; soil mineralogy; soil micromorphology; technosols; pedogenesis
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