Project Overview

Funding: European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Standard European Fellowship (2 million SEK; September 2021- September 2023)

Host: Prof. Isaac Santos (University of Gothenburg); Secondment: Prof. Nils Moosdorf (Leibniz Centre for Marine Tropical Research, ZMT)

Objectives: My main objective is to investigate coastal groundwater discharge as a pathway for emerging contaminants to reach the coastal ocean. This will be investigated through a a combination of field, lab, and modelling work revealing how biogeochemical reactions within the coastal aquifer interact with emerging contaminants prior to and after release to the coastal ocean. Read more here: STE CECs.

Project Updates

September 2021 – August 2022: Development of a deep learning model for geochemical tracers of coastal groundwater discharge.

November 2021 – June 2022: Coastal aquifer & groundwater discharge fieldwork and lab analyses.

December 2022: Presentation at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting: McKenzie, T., Hill, C. M., Tomer, A. S., Santos, I. R., Tysklind, M., Fick, J., & Lindberg, R. (2022, December). Emerging contaminants to the coastal ocean via submarine groundwater discharge and the role of the coastal aquifer. In Fall Meeting 2022. AGU.

January – March 2023: Secondment at ZMT working on the development of a global model.

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