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Researcher: Proemse, B (Dr Bernadette Proemse)

Fields of Research

Isotope Geochemistry
Hydrogeology
Environmental Management
Surfacewater Hydrology
Atmospheric Aerosols
Palaeoclimatology
Environmental Monitoring
Inorganic Geochemistry
Chemical Oceanography
Microbial Ecology
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Extraterrestrial Geology
Carbon Sequestration Science
Instrumental Methods (excl. Immunological and Bioassay Methods)
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Analytical Spectrometry
Conservation and Biodiversity
Soil Biology

Research Objectives

Urban and Industrial Air Quality
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (excl. Urban and Industrial Use)
Mining Air Quality
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Mining Environments
Air Quality
Atmospheric Composition (incl. Greenhouse Gas Inventory)
Climate and Climate Change
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Air Quality
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Soils
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water for Urban and Industrial Use
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Urban and Industrial Water Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Marine Air Quality
Urban Water Policy
Expanding Knowledge in Technology

Career Best Publications

A multi-isotope approach for estimating industrial contributions to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region in Alberta, Canada; Environmental Pollution
Deep groundwater circulation through the High Arctic cryosphere forms Mars-like gullies; Geology
Isotopic characterization of nitrate, ammonium and sulfate in stack PM2.5 emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada; Atmospheric Environment
Molybdenum isotopic evidence for oxic marine conditions during the latest Permian extinction; Geology
Tracing industrial sulfur contributions to atmospheric sulfate deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region, Alberta, Canada; Applied Geochemistry

Research Publications

A multi-isotope approach for estimating industrial contributions to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region in Alberta, Canada; Environmental Pollution
Absolute isotopic composition of molybdenum reference materials using double spike MC-ICP-MS; Goldschmidt 2011
Are molybdenum concentrations and isotopes a tracer for anthropogenic pollution in the atmosphere?; Goldschmidt 2013
Artificial wetland and forest buffer zone: hydraulic and tracer characterization; Vadose Zone Journal
Biogeochemical controls on nutrient loadings in the Derwent River Catchment, Tasmania; 26th Goldschmidt Conference
Career Development Scholarship
Concentration measurements and isotopic composition of airborne molybdenum collected in an urban environment; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Deep groundwater circulation through the High Arctic cryosphere forms Mars-like gullies; Geology
Evidence of bacterial molybdenum isotope fractionation; Goldschmidt 2012
Foliage chemistry of Pinus banksiana in the Athabasca Oil Sands region, Alberta, Canada; Forests
Gully formation by groundwater discharge in a polar desert, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut; Geofluids VII International Conference
Historical black carbon deposition in the Canadian High Arctic: a 190-year long ice-core record from Devon Island; Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions
Iron cycling in the anoxic cryo-ecosystem of Antarctic Lake Vida; Biogeochemistry
Is oxygen-17 of atmospheric nitrate a tracer of industrial pollution?; Goldschmidt 2013
Is turbidity in a shallow Tasmanian lake controlled by wind or by the extent of macrophyte coverage?; Australian Society for Limnology Conference 2017
Isotopic characterization of nitrate, ammonium and sulfate in stack PM2.5 emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada; Atmospheric Environment
Isotopic composition of nitrate and sulfate in precipitation in Alberta (Canada); 8th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry
Isotopic fingerprinting of atmospheric nitrogen and sulfur using lichens (Cladia retipora) in Tasmania, Australia; Applied Geochemistry
Isotopic tracing of sulfur emissions from oilsand operations in Alberta (Canada): a feasibility study; Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute
Mars-like gully formation by perenial discharge of high latitude (81 N) saline springs; 39th International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress
Molybdenum as a tracer to anthropogenic activity; 15th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Section of the American Physical Society
Molybdenum content and isotopic composition of the Buzzard Coulee Meteorite; Goldschmidt 2010
Molybdenum isotopic evidence for oxic marine conditions during the latest Permian extinction; Geology
Ocean anoxia did not cause the Latest Permian Extinction; European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014
RICE ice core: Black Carbon reflects climate variability at Roosevelt Island, West Antarctica; European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015
Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution Project (RICE): A 65 Kyr ice core record of black carbon aerosol deposition to the Ross Ice Shelf, West Antarctica; European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015
Sampling atmospheric Mo content and isotopic composition on a global scale; Goldschmidt2015
Stromatolites on the rise in peat-bound karstic wetlands; Scientific Reports
The Ross Sea Dipole - temperature, snow accumulation and sea ice variability in the Ross Sea Region, Antarctica, over the past 2,700 years; Climate of the Past Discussions
Tracing anthropogenic N and S emissions in the Athabasca Oilsands Region using stable isotope techniques: results from a feasibility study; 43rd Annual Air Pollution Workshop and International Symposium
Tracing anthropogenic nitrogen in the vicinity of industrial emitters in the Athabasca oilsands region, Alberta, Canada; Goldschmidt 2011
Tracing atmospheric nitrate in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region in north-eastern Alberta, Canada, using 17O; Geophysical Research EGU General Assembly 2010
Tracing atmospheric nitrogen and sulphur deposition in Tasmania using isotopic fingerprinting in lichens; 26th Goldschmidt Conference
Tracing industrial ammonium in atmospheric deposition in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2013
Tracing industrial emissions in the Athabasca oil sands region (Alberta, Canada) using stable isotope techniques; Goldschmidt 2012
Tracing industrial emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region using stable isotope techniques
Tracing Industrial nitrogen and sulfur emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region using stable isotopes; Developments in Environmental Science
Tracing industrial nitrogen emissions from the Athabasca oil sands operations, Alberta, Canada, using Δ17O; Advances in Stable Isotope Techniques and Applications (ASITA)
Tracing industrial sulfur contributions to atmospheric sulfate deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region, Alberta, Canada; Applied Geochemistry
Tracing nitrogen and sulfur emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada, using stable isotope techniques; GeoCanada 2010: Working with the Earth
Tracing water quality changes in water level manipulated lakes in central Tasmania using high resolution core scanning and isotopic dating techniques; Australian Society for Limnology Conference 2017
Using flexible mesh modelling to simulate turbidity in a shallow, oligotrophic lake; Australian Society for Limnology Conference 2017

Research Projects

Algal blooms and declining water quality: identifying key nutrient sources using isotopic fingerprinting; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Feasibility of Itrax scanning of ice cores; Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
Natural iron fertilisation of oceans around Australia: linking terrestrial dust and bushfires to marine biogeochemistry; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Tracing water quality changes in water-level manipulated lakes in central Tasmania using high resolution core scanning and isotopic dating techniques; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)

Research Candidate Supervision