Mercury accumulation: Join a research expedition to the Arctic Ocean

Sonja Gindorf (PhD Student): Mercury is a natural element and at the same time a global pollutant. Emissions from human…

ESR15 Charikleia Gournia Expands Knowledge with Training at JRC Ispra and Secondment at MIT

Charikleia Gournia (ESR 15) had the opportunity to visit the Joint Research Centre in Ispra and learn more about the EDGAR…

ESR14 Koketso’s Dynamic Year: From GMOS-Train Events to Secondments and International Conferences

2023 was a busy year for Koketso (ESR14). The year kicked off with the month-long GMOS-Train Modeling Winter School &…

ESR13 David Amptmeijer: Summer Secondments, Scientific Collaboration, and Parental Leave Journey

David Amptmeijer (ESR 13) spent this summer on secondments. Initially, he collaborated with Sonja Gindorf (ESR 7) in Stockholm,…

ESR12 Jared Walsh: Shaping Research Goals After ERCA 2024 Winter School Training

Jared is in the very early stages of his PhD as ESR12 in GMOS-Train. This year, he felt fortunate to attend the ERCA 2024 Winter…

ESR11 Allwin Mabes Raj Presents his Research in Poreč, Croatia

Allwin Mabes Raj (ESR 11) presented a poster titled- Mer B (Organomercurial-lyase) mediated mercury detection in Poreč, Croatia…

Advancements in Atmospheric Pollutant Analysis: Theodor-Daniel Andron’s Contributions to Metrology and Education

Along with Dr. Igor Živković Teodor-Daniel Andron took part in an inter-calibration campaign organized by CNR Italy, which took…

Optimizing Mercury Isotope Analysis: Saeed Waqar Ali’s Journey of Methodological Advancement and Scientific Collaboration

The second half of 2022 began with Ali’s virtual participation in the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant…

Charlotte Haugk Presents Research at ACES Day Amid Maternity Leave

Since I was (and still partly am) on maternity leave, nothing much happened for me. I attended ACES Day (our department science…

ESR7 Sonja Explores Polar Mercury Dynamics: From Southern Ocean Analysis to Arctic Ocean II Expedition

From March to May 2023, ESR Sonja visited Natalia and Lars-Eric at the MIO in Marseille for the analysis of the Southern Ocean…

ESR6 Isabel García Arévalo’s Dynamic Engagement: From Field Campaigns to International Collaborations in Mercury Research

Since the last newsletter ESR6, Isabel García Arévalo, participated in various data acquisition and career development…

ESR Alina Kleindienst Engages in International Exchange: Bridging Research and Collaboration with UPLA, Chile

Alina recently spent three weeks in Valparaíso, Chile taking part in an exchange program organized within the framework of the…

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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.


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GMOS Train project coordinator
prof. dr. Milena Horvat, Ph.D.
Head of Department of Environmental Sciences, Jožef Stefan Institute

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This project will receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement no. 860497.


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