Former staff

Dr Andrea Garcia Bravo
Former Post Doc - Research Scientist at Department of Ecology and Genetics, Limnology University of Uppsala (Sweden) - Phytoplankton, mercury, stable isotopes
http://katalog.uu.se/empinfo/?languageId=1&id=N12-614

Former collaborator of Institute F.-A. Forel

Publications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since 2005 Replacing assistant at the Institute F.A. Forel, TP for DESNE.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Garcia Bravo, A., Bouchet, S., Amouroux, D., Poté J., and Dominik J., 2011. Distribution of mercury and organic matter in particle-size classes in sediments contaminated by a waste water treatment plant: Vidy Bay, Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Advance Article.
    (doi:10.1039/c0em00534g)
  • Bravo, A. G., Wildi, W., Poté, J., 2010. Kinetics of plant material mass loss and DNA release in freshwater column. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Vol. 73, 1548–1552.
    ( doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2010.05.019)
  • Garcia Bravo A., Loizeau J.-L., Bouchet S., Richard A., Rubin J.-F., Ungureanu V.-G., Amouroux D., Dominik J., 2010. Mercury human exposure through fish consumption in a reservoir contaminated by a chlor-alkali plant: Babeni reservoir (Romania). Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
    (doi:10.1007/s11356-010-0328-9)
  • Garcia Bravo, A., Loizeau, J.-L., and Dominik, J., 2010. Reservoirs as a trap for pollutants: Mercury in the Babeni Reservoir. NEAR curriculum in Natural Environmental Science, Terre & Environnement, Vol. 88, 211-219.
  • Poté, J., Garcia Bravo, A., Mavingui, P., Ariztegui, D., Wildi, W., 2010. Evaluation of quantitative recovery of bacterial cells and DNA from different lake sediments by Nycodenz density gradient centrifugation. Ecological Indicators, Vol. 10, N°2, 234-240.
    DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2009.05.002
  • Garcia Bravo A., Bouchet S., Ungureanu V.-G., Amouroux D., Dominik J., 2009. Methylmercury concentrations and sulphate-reducing bacteria in freshwater sediments contaminated by a chlor alkali plant: Babeni Reservoir, Romania. Proceedings of Int Conf Envir Ecos Dev (EED). WSEAS press 196-200
  • Poté, J., L. Haller, J.-L. Loizeau, A. Garcia Bravo, V. Sastre, and W. Wildi, 2008. Effects of a Sewage Treatment Plant Outlet Pipe Extension on the Distribution of Contaminants in the Sediments of the Bay of Vidy, Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Bioresource technology, 99, 7122-7131.
  • Garcia Bravo A. , J.-L. Loizeau, L. Ancey, G. Ungureanu and J. Dominik., 2008. Historical record of mercury contamination in sediments from the Babeni Reservoir (Olt River, Romania). Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/6x667718u2355515/fulltext.pdf
  • Garcia Bravo A. , C. Picard, J.L. Loizeau , B. Ferrari and J. Dominik. ORSED: Bioavalability of Mercury and toxicity of sediments from the Olt River reservoirs (Romania). Bulletin of the International Association for Danube Research (IAD). Danube News July 2008, No 17, 10-11.

PARTICIPATION IN CONGRESSES

Oral communications :

  • Garcia Bravo A., Bouchet S., Zopfi J., Amouroux D., Wildi W., Dominik J. Mercury methylation by iron-reducing bacteria in sediments contaminated by a sewage treatment plant: Bay of Vidy, Lake Geneva, Switzerland. SETAC Europe (Seville) 23-27 May, 2010. Accepted.
  • Garcia Bravo A. , J.-L. Loizeau, B. Ferrari, S. Bouchet, G. Ungureanu, D. Amouroux and J. Dominik. Mercury contamination in the vicinity of a chlor-alkali plant in Olt River (Romania): sediment, fish and hair. International Conference on Heavy metals in the environment. 6-23 November 2008.
  • Garcia Bravo A. , J.-L. Loizeau, L. Ancey, G. Ungureanu and J. Dominik Historical record of mercury contamination in the sediments of the Babeni reservoir in the Olt River in Romania. Environmental Science and Technology in Romania (ESTROM) in Environmental research and mitigation of Water pollution in Romania and in the lower Danube region. 3-5 september 2008.

Posters :

  • Garcia Bravo A., Loizeau J.-L., Ancey L., Ungureanu V.-G. and Dominik J. Historical record of mercury contamination in the sediments of the Babeni reservoir in the Olt River in Romania. Environmental Science and Technology in Romania (ESTROM) in Environmental research and mitigation of Water pollution in Romania and in the lower Danube region. 3-5 september 2008.
  • A. Garcia Bravo, J.-L. Loizeau, B. Ferrari, S. Bouchet, V.-G. Ungureanu, Amouroux D. and Dominik J. Mercury contamination in the vicinity of a chlor-alkali plant in Olt River (Romania): sediment, fish and hair. 14th International Conference on Heavy metals in the environment. Taipei (Taiwan) 16-23 November 2008.
  • Garcia Bravo A., Marcic C., Ancey L., Loizeau J.-L., J.-L., Ungureanu V.-G. and Dominik J. Historical record of high mercury contamination in the Babeni reservoir (Olt River, Romania) in Geophysical. Research abstracts: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2007, 15.04.2007-19.04.2007, Vienna 9, 2007.
  • Garcia Bravo A. , Marcic C., Ancey L., Loizeau J.-L., Ungureanu V.-G. and Dominik J. High Mercury contamination in a Romanian reservoir: history and fate. In International conference of biogeochemistry of trace elements (ICOBTE 2007), 15.07.2007-19.07.2007. Beijing 2007.
  • Garcia Bravo A. , Willot M. and Wildi W.. Mercury distribution in the sediment grain-size fractions of a contaminated site of Lake Geneva in research abstracts in 5th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Geneva 2007.

 

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