Department Water Resources and Drinking Water

Water Resources & Drinking Water

Our research concentrates on physical and chemical processes in groundwater, surface water and drinking water. We conduct basic and applied research on water resources, water contaminants, and water treatment to contribute to sustainable water management from local to nationwide scales.

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Publications

Jull, T.; Baroni, M.; Feinberg, A.; Kovaltsov, G.; Mekhaldi, F.; Muscheler, R.; Poluinanov, S.; Rozanov, E.; Sukhodolov, T.; Usoskin, I. G. (2020) Cosmogenic isotopes as proxies for solar energetic particles, In: Miyake, F.; Usoskin, I.; Poluianov, S. (Eds.), Extreme solar particle storms. The hostile sun, 4-1-4-59, Institutional Repository
Glodowska, M.; Stopelli, E.; Schneider, M.; Rathi, B.; Straub, D.; Lightfoot, A.; Kipfer, R.; Berg, M.; Jetten, M.; Kleindienst, S.; Kappler, A. (2020) Arsenic mobilization by anaerobic iron-dependent methane oxidation, Communications Earth & Environment, 1, 42 (7 pp.), doi:10.1038/s43247-020-00037-y, Institutional Repository
Rozanov, E.; Dyer, C.; Sukhodolov, T.; Feinberg, A. (2020) Possible impacts, In: Miyake, F.; Usoskin, I.; Poluianov, S. (Eds.), Extreme solar particle storms. The hostile sun, 8-1-8-32, doi:10.1088/2514-3433/ab404ach8, Institutional Repository
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News

November 19, 2020

A factsheet from the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) shows: Too much nitrogen and phosphorus is released into the Swiss environment. There they damage biodiversity, forests and water bodies, exacerbate climate change and affect human health. Actually the causes are known.

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Research Projects

The project investigates what measures are most effective in influencing a river corridor so that river restoration and groundwater flow systems can help to mitigate the effects of floods and droughts.
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)