Michael Berg

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Dr. Michael Berg

Head of Department

Department Water Resources & Drinking Water

About Me

Head of Department, Department of Water Resources & Drinking Water

Research Group Leader, Contaminant Hydrology


  • Occurrence, fate and behavior of organic and inorganic contaminants in aquatic environments.
  • Geogenic groundwater contamination
  • Development of methodologies involving compound-specific isotope analysis.
  • Geochemical and physical processes determining the mobility of contaminants.
  • Surface water and drinking water pollution.


Publications listed in Google Scholar

Full publication list at Eawag Library (Lib4Ri)

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An integrated project that aimed to develop a generally applicable framework for the mitigation of geogenic contamination in groundwater used for drinking, in particular concerning arsenic and fluoride.

Regionale Wasserversorgung Basel-Landschaft 21

This project facilitates the exchange of data, maps and information on geogenic contaminants (focussing on arsenic and fluoride) via the web-based Groundwater Assessment Platform (GAP)

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Phone: +41 58 765 5078
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: BU C13

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Expert on

inorganic contaminants, arsenic, geogenic contaminants, groundwater, surface water, drinking water

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Past and present research collaborations in Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Sumatra (Indonesia), Nepal, Romania, Australia, Germany, France, Peru, Brazil

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