GMOS-Train Mid-term Check Announcement!

We are pleased to announce the GMOS-Train Mid-term Check with our EC Project Officer (Ms Giuliana Donini). The meeting will take…

Aye aye, Captain Mercury!

Natalia (ESR 4) was trained in clean sampling methods and ultra-trace level seawater mercury…

Hg0 oxidation experiments

Sreekanth joined the Institut Jožef Stefan in February 2021 and is very excited about starting his Ph.D. at the Dept. of…

Tavvavuoma Field Campaign 2021

During this field campaign GMOS Train PhD student Charlotte Haugk (ESR 8) and her supervisor Sofi Jonsson (WP3-lead) went to camp…

Molecular mimicry at play

Mercury is a global pollutant in which methylmercury (MeHg) is the most notorious of all other chemical species. MeHg, after…

Koketso and Charikleia in “Navagio, Shipwreck”, Zante, Greece

ESR 14 and ESR 15 join every week the online Modeling Group meetings of Work Package 5.  These…

GMOS Train network presented at the virtual Goldschmidt 2021 conference

The GMOS Train network was well presented at the virtual Goldschmidt 2021 conference. On the last day of the conference, there…

Developing a 1D Hg/MeHg bioaccumulation model

Despite the pandemic, good progress was made developing a 1D Hg/MeHg bioaccumulation model. The…

Including the atmospheric reactions of mercury in the atmosphere is not simple

Although the WRF-Chem model is conceptually relatively straightforward the details are less so.…

Tackling uncertainty of measurement results for gaseous elemental mercury (GEM) calibration

Currently I am comparing the mercury concentrations given by the gas standard calibrator unit…

Methodology for Hg determination in foliar samples

Moving to Slovenia has been exciting and full of adventure. Despite most of the events happening through online platforms, I did…

70 scientists studied volcanism, the water column and ecosystems on the largest submarine eruption ever observed

During April and May GEOFLAMME oceanographic campaign took place in the vicinity of Mayotte Island in the western Indian Ocean,…

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Original and innovative research programme categorized into 9 WPs

WP content

The GMOS-Train contains 9 WPs od which WP1-6 are related to R&D. WP7 is dedicated to network-wide training activities and WP7-8 are dedicated to dissemination, communication, outreach and management.

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Study areas

Hg cycles between atmosphere, terrestrial and aquatic reservoirs through a complex combination of transport and transformation processes, until it buries in sediments and soils of our Globe.

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15 ESR positions and renowned expert supervision

Interdisciplinary studies in atmospheric chemistry and physics, aquatic chemistry, ecology, analytical chemistry, multimedia modelling and the use of science results for policy making.

All chosen supervisors and co-supervisors are renowned experts, have experience in PhD supervision and scientific guidance.

All chosen supervisors and co-supervisors are renowed experts, have experienc in PhD supervision and scientific guidance.

Guidelines for who can or cannot participate in the study and the description of characteristics that must be shared by all participants.


Allwin Mabes Raj (ESR 11) is working on a nano-#biosensor for MeHg detection at @JSI_SLO. the goal is to make it sensitive, to detect very low #MeHg concentration and selective, to detect MeHg and no other species of mercury.

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What fieldwork looks like

#Tavvavuoma #lappland #Arctic #permafrost #PeatTwitter #peatland
(📷Ida Rehn)

Koketso Molepo (ESR 14) & Chariklea Gournia (ESR 15) not only meet every week in the online #Modeling Group meetings of WP5, but also spent their holiday together in @Charikleia_G home country Greece. This is what working together is all about🥰

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