Sampling and measurements of different Hg forms in Anhovo Cement Plant flue gases

First week after short New Year holidays, co-workers from the Department of Environmental Sciences, dr. Jože Kotnik, dr. Igor Živković, and Jan Gačnik performed sampling and measurement of different mercury fractions in flue gases of the Cement Plant Anhovo. Work was conducted within planned field samplings of the MercOx project.

Legacy of the work of Dr. Hirokatsu Akagi in Slovenia

August 6, 2021 marks the first anniversary of death of our dear friend Dr. Hirokatsu Akagi well known for  his outstanding contributions in scientific research, mentoring,  public outreach, and impact on mercury policy and management.

Prof. Dr. Alexander Gusev is visiting laboratory for colloid biology

He is professor, head of laboratory as well as director of the institute at Derzhavin Tambov State University, Tambov, Russia and he is also working at the National University of Science and Technology in Moscow. He is interested in nanotoxicology, plant nanobiotechnology, antibacterial nanomaterials, carbon nanomaterials and bioaccumulation of nanoparticles.

IJS video

Check out an IJS video that nicely reminds us of why we do what we do and why our work is so important and fascinating.

The story of truffles

The news related to the research on authenticity and traceability of food taking truffles as an example was published on IAEA news website.

New paper in STOTEN

The newest study of the variation of U isotope ratios in water and sediments in the karst aquifer of Krka River in Croatia showed that U isotopes are  identifiers of authigenic carbonate and can be used for quantification of terrestrial CO2 sinks related to carbonate weathering.

IsoCont - New important project at O2

This month, a large three-year research project on the transfer of mercury from Idrija through the Soča river to the Gulf of Trieste began, led by our head of the department, Prof. Dr. Milena Horvat.

Hybrid IASWS 2022

11.1.2022

The organizing committee of the International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water and the International Association for Sediment Water Science would like to invite you to the 15th Symposium to be held in Piran, Slovenia & Online, between 13 and 15 June, 2022. Participants wishing to present their research findings should submit a short abstract for the consideration of the Scientific Committee.

Award for one the most excellent achivements of UL in 2021

3.1.2022

Commission for Research and Development of the University of Ljubljana has awarded research 'Modern organic pollutants - how can we control them with algae?' as one of the most excellent research achievements of the University of Ljubljana in 2021.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

22.12.2021

Dear colleagues, partners and friends!

At this festive time, we want to thank you for all the many ways you have contributed in making O2 successful and productive.

Happy holidays!