MetTrans fellows

  • Marco Agnelli

Marco Agnelli is an Italian PhD student recruited by Amphos 21 Consulting SL, Spain. He will be studying the capacity of aquifers to supply metals and metalloids from reactions with CO2-bearing fluids.
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  • Anna Aullon Alcaine

Anna Aullon is a Spanish Early stage researcher recruited by Durham University, UK. She will investigate the fluxes of Sr isotopes as tracers of nutrient cations in afforested Icelandic soils. Click here for project description. Anna Aullon’s personal area.

  • Sarah Conrad

Sarah Conrad is a German PhD student recruited by Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. She will be utilizising metal isotopes to quantify metal cycling across redox boundaries, which controls metal behaviour in surface waters as well as within sediments and aquifers.
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  • Lina Hällström

Lina Hällström is a Swedish Early stage researcher recruited by Durham University, UK. She will be examining the possibility to use radiogenic and stable strontium isotopes as tracers of volcanic ash. Click here for project description. Lina Hällström’s personal area

  • Scott Hawley

Scott Hawley is an American PhD student recruited by the University of Durham, UK. He will be utilizing stable isotope geochemistry to investigate a potential direct link between Fe inputs to the ocean, OC burial and climate change to refine the interplay of climate and Fe biogeochemistry.
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  • Catherine Hirst

Catherine Hirst is a British PhD student recruited by the Swedish Museum of Natural History. She will be assessing the impact of permafrost thawing due to climate change on the transport of metals into rivers and to the ocean basins.
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  • Joachim Katchinoff

Joachim Katchinoff is a Belgian researcher at the University of Oxford, UK. He will be applying stable isotope geochemistry to understand weathering in permafrost-dominated environments, specifically studying lithium isotopes as a weathering proxy.
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  • Lindsay Krall

Lindsay Krall is an American PhD student recruited by the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company. She will be developing approaches to using transport rate information obtained from radionucleides for metal and actinide transport modelling.
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  • Sylviane Lebon

Sylviane Lebon is a Belgian PhD student jointly recruited by Landsvirkjun Sameignarfelag, Iceland and the University of Durham, UK. She will be examining the isotope composition of surface salts in soft water, through controlled dissolution of volcanic ash experiments.
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  • Arola Moreras Marti

Arola Moreras Marti is an Early Career Researcher from Spain recruited by the University of Oxford.  She has completed an Undergraduate course in Geology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). In MetTrans she is working on “Molybdenum Isotopes as a Tracer of Watershed Chemical Characteristics”.
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  • Melissa Murphy

Melissa Murphy is currently being recruited to work as post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford, UK. She will be examining how microbes interact with metals, and the isotopic signatures that are generated to identify this (two-year contract).
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  • Becca Neely

Becca Neely is a British PhD student recruited by Landsvirkjun Sameignarfelag, Iceland. She will be evaluating the impact of dams, and more broadly changes in local hydrology and land use, on the release and transport of metals.
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  • Nicola Pallavicini

Nicola Pallavicini is an Italian PhD student recruited by ALS Scandinavia AB, Sweden. He will be focusing on optimizing analytical methods necessary to determine concentration and isotope ratios of trace elements at relevant levels in biological and environmental matrices.
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  • Andrea Perez

Andrea Perez is a Spanish PhD student recruited by CNRS, Toulouse. She will be studying the incorporation of metals in a mineral that may control metal behaviour in a wide range of environments.
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  • Giada Trezzi

Giada Trezzi is an Italian PhD student recruited by the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain. She will be investigating the input, dispersion and role of trace metals, Sb and Pb isotopes and natural radioactivity released to the Mediterranean sea, by means of Ra-isotopes and 222Rn.
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  • Hanne Wouters

Hanne Wouters is a Belgian PhD student recruited by the University of Oxford, UK. She will be utilizising metal isotope variations to understand metal transport in organic-rich anoxic environments, with implications for petroleum generation.
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  • Joan Zhang

Joan Zhang is a Chinese PhD student recruited by the University of Oxford, UK. She will be examining the isotopic signatures of inorganic processes involving various minerals.
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