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Scientific dissemination

MSc Thesis 

Title: "Evaluation of Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films for Trace Metal Monitoring of Coastal and Transitional Waterways", by Martin Nolan, DCU, 2020. Supervised by Dr. Blánaid White and Prof. Fiona Regan.

With chapters focusing on:

- A review of trace metal monitoring methods including biomonitoring methods and passive sampling methods, and a summary of studies performed linking DGT performance to biomonitor organisms (Title: "Monitoring Trace Metals as Contaminants of Emerging Concern: Towards the Use of Passive Sampling Devices")

- The biofouling study, examining the extent of fouling at the studied sites, the speciation of the organisms, and some correlation studies with other water paramaters such as temperature and trace metals (Title: "Impact of Biofouling on Passive Sampling Devices and Examination of Fouling Environments of Atlantic and Mediterranean Waterways")

- Voltammetry chapter documenting the use of the ASV and cathodic CSV methods for the analysis of trace Ni, Cd and Pb (Title: "Stripping Voltammetry for Trace Analysis of Priority Metals in Coastal and Transitional Waters")

Chapters in books

New tools for monitoring the chemical status in transitional and coastal waters under the Water Framework Directive. In: PERSPECTIVAS DEL AGUA. INVESTIGACIÓN, GESTIÓN Y VALORES DEL AGUA EN EL MUNDO ACTUAL. Editorial DYKINSON, 2019. ISBN 978-84-1324-549-2 (Fecha de edición 26/12/2019). DL  M-40679-2019.

Oral presentations 

Iratxe Mentxaka, AZTI, in SETAC 2020

María Jesús Belzunce, AZTI, in ICES 2020: Working Group of Marine Sediments in relation to Pollution and Marine Chemistry Working Group

María Jesús Belzunce, AZTI, in 6th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference

Blanaid White, DCU, in DGT Conference 2019

María Jesús Belzunce, AZTI, in DGT Conference 2019

Scientific posters 

SETAC 2020 contribution by AZTI and IPMA

XV International Estuarine Biogeochemistry Symposium (IEBS 2019) contribution by AZTI

VI International Symposium on Marine Science (ISMS 2018) contribution by AZTI

10th International Passive Sampling Workshop and Symposium (IPSW 2018) contribution by DCU

Limerick Postgraduate Research Conference (LPRC 2018) contribution by DCU

Conference abstracts

SETAC Europe 30th Annual Meeting, 2020

OCEANS, 2019

XV International Estuarine Biogeochemistry Symposium, 2019

SETAC Europe 29th Annual Meeting, 2019

III International Conference on Water, 2018

XIX SEMINARIO IBÉRICO DE QUÍMICA MARINA, 2018

Technical articles

MONITOOL, A COMMITMENT TO PASSIVE SAMPLING METHODS TO ASSESS THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OF EUROPEAN WATERS (Futurenviro, November 2018)