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A new paper published in the journal Chemosphere presents the results of experiments looking at the interactions and competition between dissolved phosphorus and silicon (mostly found in the forms of the anions phosphate and silicate) during the precipitation of iron(III) oxyhydroxides as a result of iron(II) oxidation. The paper’s first author, Lu Huang, is a former ERG PhD student. Her co-authors are ERG members Chris T. Parsons, Stephanie Slowinski and Philippe Van Cappellen.

A new paper published in the journal Exploration presents a review of the current state of the literature on the catalytic degradation of microplastics. The review was co-authored by ERG members Erin Griffiths, Shuhuan Li, Fereidoun Rezanezhad and Philippe Van Cappellen alongside co-authors from the Department of Chemistry.

Friday, December 22, 2023

ERG Christmas Party 2023

ERG group members gathered for our annual holiday party! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

The week of December 11-15, 2023, Ecohydrology Research Group members presented their research at the 2023 AGU Fall Meeting. This annual conference is being held as a hybrid event, with the in-person session being held in San Francisco. With nearly 24,000 attendees, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting is the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world.

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Bowen defends his PhD thesis!

Ecohydrology group PhD student Bowen Zhou successfully defended his thesis on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 via a hybrid defence. Bowen’s thesis is titled "Modelling effects of stormwater best management practices on urban stormwater runoff phosphorus." 

On November 30, the LoCo2 project was launched at the Danish Technical University (DTU) in Lyngby, Denmark. The project is led by Dr. Hamid Nick of the Danish Offshore Technology Centre at DTU. LoCo2 will focus on the journey CO2 and other fluids will take to the seabed following a future storage site leak.