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Researcher

Natacha Brion

  • Keywords:Chemistry (incl. biochemistry)
  • Users of research expertise:
    • Study nitrogen fluxes in aquatic systems (small rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal marine systems) with a focus on the processes of nitrification, ammonification, and uptake of dissolved inorganic nitrogen; and establishing N-budgets at whole ecosystem scale. Studied systems: Zenne River, Aa River, Scheldt Estuary, Seine Estuary, Tanganyika Lake, North Sea, North Atlantic Ocean.
    • Chief scientist for several marine sampling cruises on board RV BELGICA
    • Teaching Environmental Chemistry
    • Analysis of nutrients (nitrate, nitrite, ammonium, silicate, phosphate) in water with automated methods
    • Wastewater management in urban river ecosystems