Environmental biogeochemistry, analytical chemistry, elemental speciation and controls on biogeochemical mobility in groundwaters and soils both in the EU and elsewhere in the world, notably including Bengal and south-east Asia. Thermodynamics. Applications to hazardous geogenic chemicals, including arsenic, in the environment; ore genesis and oil field reservoir souring.
ICP-MS (VG Elemental Plasmaquad 2 STE).
ICP-OES (Perkin-Elmer Optima 5300)
LA-ICP-MS (Merchentek UP213 Laser coupled to ICP-MS)
IC-ICP-MS (Metrohm 790 coupled to IC-ICP-MS)
See also other facilities in SEAES and/or in the Williamson Research Centre for Molecular Environmental Science (Director: Professor David Vaughan) at http://www.seaes.manchester.ac.uk/