Publications

Tree in a field - strong roots and trunk, spreading branches, each leaf part of the whole. (c) C Braungardt

Science and Educational Articles

Braungardt, C. (2021) A different kind of privilege. Eco Magazine, Special Series for the UN Ocean Decade 2021, 22 Sept. Link to article: https://www.ecomagazine.com/in-depth/featured-stories/a-different-kind-of-privilege

Braungardt, C. (2021) What is your next step against climate change? Eco Magazine, ECO SI UN Ocean Decade 2021, pages 104-107. Link to article: http://digital.ecomagazine.com/publication/?i=707374&ver=html5&p=104

Braungardt, C. B., Ingram, S. (2012) Justifying long-haul field courses: the role of cultural learning. Planet, Issue 26, pages 23-40. doi: https://doi.org/10.11120/plan.2012.00260023


Peer-reviewed Scientific Papers

Lane, M., Hanley, M., Lunt, P., Braungardt, C., Knight, M., & Ellis, J. (2021). Addition of composted green waste and ericoid mycorrhizal fungi fails to facilitate establishment of Atlantic heathland species. Restoration Ecology. doi:10.1111/rec.13450

Braungardt, C., Chen, X., Chester-Sterne, D., Quinn, J. G. A., & Turner, A. (2020). Arsenic concentrations, distributions and bioaccessibilities at a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Devon Great Consols, Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape). Environmental Pollution, 264, 114590. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114590

Lane, M., Hanley, M. E., Lunt, P., Knight, M. E., Braungardt, C. B., & Ellis, J. S. (2019). Chronosequence of former kaolinite open cast mines suggests active intervention is required for the restoration of Atlantic heathland. Restoration Ecology. doi:10.1111/rec.12983

Illuminati, S., Annibaldi, A., Truzzi, C., Tercier-Waeber, M. -L., Nöel, S., Braungardt, C. B., . . . Scarponi, G. (2019). In-situ trace metal (Cd, Pb, Cu) speciation along the Po River plume (Northern Adriatic Sea) using submersible systems. Marine Chemistry. doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2019.04.001

Pearson, H. B. C., Comber, S. D. W., Braungardt, C. B., Worsfold, P., Stockdale, A., & Lofts, S. (2018). Determination and Prediction of Zinc Speciation in Estuaries. Environmental Science and Technology, 52(24), 14245-14255. doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b04372

Fernandez-Rojo, L., Casiot, C., Tardy, V., Laroche, E., Le Pape, P., Morin, G., . . . Héry, M. (2018). Hydraulic retention time affects bacterial community structure in an As-rich acid mine drainage (AMD) biotreatment process. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. doi:10.1007/s00253-018-9290-0

Pearson, H. B. C., Dallas, L. J., Comber, S. D. W., Braungardt, C. B., Worsfold, P. J., & Jha, A. N. (2018). Mixtures of tritiated water, zinc and dissolved organic carbon: Assessing interactive bioaccumulation and genotoxic effects in marine mussels, Mytilus galloprovincialis. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 187, 133-143. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2017.12.018

Fernandez-Rojo, L., Héry, M., Le Pape, P., Braungardt, C., Desoeuvre, A., Torres, E., . . . Casiot, C. (2017). Biological attenuation of arsenic and iron in a continuous flow bioreactor treating acid mine drainage (AMD). Water Research. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2017.06.059

Pearson, H. B. C., Comber, S. D. W., Braungardt, C., & Worsfold, P. J. (2017). Predicting copper speciation in estuarine waters – Is dissolved organic carbon a good proxy for the presence of organic ligands?. Environmental Science & Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b05510

Pearson, H. B. C., Galceran, J., Companys, E., Braungardt, C., Worsfold, P., Puy, J., & Comber, S. (2016). Absence of gradients and Nernstian equilibrium stripping (AGNES) for the determination of [Zn2+] in estuarine waters. ANALYTICA CHIMICA ACTA, 912, 32-40. doi:10.1016/j.aca.2016.01.035

Fernandez-Rojo, L., Casiot, C., Desoeuvre, A., Braungardt, C., Torres, E., Le Pape, P., . . . Hery, M. (2016). Iron and arsenic removal rates in a continuous flow reactor treating As-rich acid mine drainage (AMD). In MINING MEETS WATER – CONFLICTS AND SOLUTIONS (pp. 874-880)

Braungardt, C. B. (2015). Evaluation of Analytical Instrumentation. Part XXVI: Instrumentation for Voltammetry. ANALYTICAL METHODS, 7(4), 1249-1260. doi:10.1039/c4ay90088j

Rieuwerts, J. S., Mighanetara, K., Braungardt, C. B., Rollinson, G. K., Pirrie, D., & Azizi, F. (2014). Geochemistry and mineralogy of arsenic in mine wastes and stream sediments in a historic metal mining area in the UK.. Sci Total Environ, 472, 226-234. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.11.029

Robson, T. C., Braungardt, C. B., Rieuwerts, J., & Worsfold, P. (2014). Cadmium contamination of agricultural soils and crops resulting from sphalerite weathering.. Environ Pollut, 184, 283-289. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2013.09.001

Turner, A., Turner, D., & Braungardt, C. (2013). Biomonitoring of thallium availability in two estuaries of southwest England.. Mar Pollut Bull, 69(1-2), 172-177. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.01.030

Robson, T. C., Braungardt, C. B., Keith-Roach, M. J., Rieuwerts, J., & Worsfold, P. (2013). Impact of arsenopyrite contamination on agricultural soils and crops. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 125, 102-109. doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2012.11.013

Anagboso, M. U., Turner, A., & Braungardt, C. B. (2012). Fractionation of thallium in the tamar estuary, south west England. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2012.10.018

Turner, A. J. M., & Braungardt, C. (2012). Best left to leach? Geochemical understanding of waste tips at abandoned metal mines. In INTERNATIONAL MINE WATER ASSOCIATION SYMPOSIUM (2012: BUNBURY, WESTERN AUSTRALIA) PROCEEDINGS (pp. 343-350).

Money, C., Braungardt, C. B., Jha, A. N., Worsfold, P. J., & Achterberg, E. P. (2011). Metal speciation and toxicity of Tamar Estuary water to larvae of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas.. Mar Environ Res, 72(1-2), 3-12. doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2011.05.001

Braungardt, C. B., Howell, K. A., Tappin, A. D., & Achterberg, E. P. (2011). Temporal variability in dynamic and colloidal metal fractions determined by high resolution in situ measurements in a UK estuary.. Chemosphere, 84(4), 423-431. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.03.050

Turner, A. J. M., Braungardt, C., & Potter, H. (2011). Risk-Based Prioritisation of Closed Mine Waste Facilities Using GIS. In MINE WATER – MANAGING THE CHALLENGES: PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL MINE WATER ASSOCIATION CONGRESS 2011 (pp. 667-672). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000391415200122&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=11bb513d99f797142bcfeffcc58ea008

Braungardt, C. B., Martin, B., & Wajrak, M. (2010, September). On-site mine water analysis: application note for the PDV6000plus. In C. Wolkersdorfer, & A. Freund (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Mine Water Association Symposium – Mine Water and Innovative Thinking, Sydney, Nova Scotia September 2010 (pp. 331-335). Syndey, Canada: CBU Press.

Tappin, A. D., Barriada, J. L., Braungardt, C. B., Evans, E. H., Patey, M. D., & Achterberg, E. P. (2010). Dissolved silver in European estuarine and coastal waters.. Water Res, 44(14), 4204-4216. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.05.022

Braungardt, C. B., Achterberg, E. P., Axelsson, B., Buffle, J., Graziottin, F., Howell, K. A., . . . Turner, D. (2009). Analysis of dissolved metal fractions in coastal waters: An inter-comparison of five voltammetric in situ profiling (VIP) systems. MARINE CHEMISTRY, 114(1-2), 47-55. doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2009.03.006

Mighanetara, K., Braungardt, C. B., Rieuwerts, J. S., & Azizi, F. (2009). Contaminant fluxes from point and diffuse sources from abandoned mines in the River Tamar catchment, UK. JOURNAL OF GEOCHEMICAL EXPLORATION, 100(2-3), 116-124. doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2008.03.003

Turner, A., Braungardt, C. B., Worsfold, P., Rieuwerts, J., Williamson, B., & Potter, H. (2009). Dynamic Up-Flow Percolation Tests – A Model for Mining Waste Leachate Generation. In Proceedings of the International Mine Water Conference, Pretoria, South Africa, October 2009 (pp. 858-867). Pretoria, South Africa: Water Institute of Southern Africa & International Mine Water Association.

Braungardt. (2007). The chemical speciation of dissolved Cu, Ni and Co in a contaminated estuary in southwest Spain and its influence on plankton communities. Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (12), 4214-4220. doi:10.1021/es063042h

Beckers, J. M., Achterberg, E. P., & Braungardt, C. (2007). Comparison of high spatial resolution trace metal distributions with model simulations for surface waters of the Gulf of Cadiz. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 74(4), 599-609.

Braungardt, C. B., Achterberg, E. P., Gledhill, M., Nimmo, M., Elbaz-Poulichet, F., Cruzado, A., & Velasquez, Z. (2007). Chemical speciation of dissolved Cu, Ni, and Co in a contaminated estuary in southwest Spain and its influence on plankton communities. Environmental Science & Technology, 41(12), 4214-4220.

Howell, K. A., Achterberg, E. P., Braungardt, C. B., Tappin, A. D., Worsfold, P. J., & Turner, D. R. (2003). Voltammetric in situ measurements of trace metals in coastal waters. Trac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 22(11), 828-835.

Howell, K. A., Achterberg, E. P., Braungardt, C. B., Tappin, A. D., Turner, D. R., & Worsfold, P. J. (2003). The determination of trace metals in estuarine and coastal waters using a voltammetric in situ profiling system. Analyst, 128(6), 734-741.

Braungardt, C. B., Achterberg, E. P., Elbaz-Poulichet, F., & Morley, N. H. (2003). Metal geochemistry in a mine-polluted estuarine system in Spain. Applied Geochemistry, 18(11), 1757-1771.

Achterberg, E. P., Herzl, V. M. C., Braungardt, C. B., & Millward, G. E. (2003). Metal behaviour in an estuary polluted by acid mine drainage: the role of particulate matter. Environmental Pollution, 121(2), 283-292.

Badr, E. S. A., Achterberg, E. P., Tappin, A. D., Hill, S. J., & Braungardt, C. B. (2003). Determination of dissolved organic nitrogen in natural waters using high-temperature catalytic oxidation. Trac-Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 22(11), 819-827.

Achterberg, E. P., Braungardt, C. B., & Howell, K. A. (2002). Field application of an automated voltammetric system for high-resolution studies of trace metals distributions in dynamic estuarine and coastal waters. In T. F. Rozan, & M. Taillefert (Eds.), Environmental Electrochemistry Analyses of Trace Element Biogeochemistry (pp. 73-102). American Chemical Society.

Achterberg, E. P., Braungardt, C. B., & Sandford, R. C. (2001). UV digestion of seawater samples prior to the determination of copper using flow injection with chemiluminescence detection. Analytica Chimica Acta, 440(1), 27-36. doi:10.1016/S0003-2670(01)00824-8

Elbaz-Poulichet, F., Braungardt, C., Achterberg, E., Morley, N., Cossa, D., Beckers, J. M., . . . Leblanc, M. (2001). Metal biogeochemistry in the Tinto-Odiel rivers (Southern Spain) and in the Gulf of Cadiz: a synthesis of the results of TOROS project. Continental Shelf Research, 21(18-19), 1961-1973.

Elbaz-Poulichet, F., Dupuy, C., Cruzado, A., Velasquez, Z., Achterberg, E. P., & Braungardt, C. B. (2000). Influence of sorption processes by iron oxides and algae fixation on arsenic and phosphate cycle in an acidic estuary (Tinto river, Spain). WATER RESEARCH, 34(12), 3222-3230. doi:10.1016/S0043-1354(00)00073-7

Achterberg, E. P., & Braungardt, C. (1999). Stripping voltammetry for the determination of trace metal speciation and in-situ measurements of trace metal distributions in marine waters. Analytica Chimica Acta, 400(SI), 381-397. doi:10.1016/S0003-2670(99)00619-4

Elbaz-Poulichet, F., Morley, N. H., Cruzado, A., Velasquez, Z., Achterberg, E. P., & Braungardt, C. B. (1999). Trace metal and nutrient distribution in an extremely low pH(2.5) river-estuarine system, the Ria of Huelva (South-West Spain). SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 227(1), 73-83. doi:10.1016/S0048-9697(99)00006-6

Achterberg, E. P., Braungardt, C., Morley, N. H., Elbaz-Poulichet, F., & Leblanc, M. (1999). Impact of Los Frailes mine spill on riverine, estuarine and coastal waters in southern Spain. Water Research, 33(16), 3387-3394. doi:10.1016/S0043-1354(99)00282-1

Braungardt, C., Achterberg, E. P., & Nimmo, M. (1998). On-line voltammetric monitoring of dissolved Cu and Ni in the Gulf of Cadiz, south-west Spain. ANALYTICA CHIMICA ACTA, 377(2-3), 205-215. doi:10.1016/S0003-2670(98)00426-7

Braungardt, C., Achterberg, E. P., & Nimmo, M. (1998). On-line voltammetric monitoring of dissolved Cu and Ni in the Gulf of Cádiz, south-west Spain. Analytica Chimica Acta, 377(2-3), 205-215.


Book Chapters

Achterberg, E. P., Barriada, J. L., Braungardt, C. B. (2005). Cathodic Stripping Voltammetry. In: Encyclopedia of Analytical Science. Worsfold, P. J., Townsend, A., Poole, C. F. Elsevier, pp. 203-212. ISBN 978-0-12-369397-6 DOI 10.1016/B0-12-369397-7/00649-X

Achterberg, E. P., Braungardt, C. B., Howell, K. A. (2002). Field application of an automated voltammetric system for high-resolution studies of trace metals distributions in dynamic estuarine and coastal waters. In: Environmental Electrochemistry Analyses of Trace Element Biogeochemistry. Rozan, T. F., Taillefert, M. (eds). American Chemical Society.


PhD Thesis and Dissertations

Charlotte B. Braungardt (March 2000). Metal Biogeochemistry of a Mine Contaminated Estuarine-Coastal System in SW Spain. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science.

Charlotte B. Braungardt (April 1996). Sequential Leaching of Metals from Surface Sediment in the Fal Estuary System. Assessment of Diagenetic Stages and Biological Availability of Cd, Cu, Fe, Mn, Pb and Zn. A dissertation submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of BSc (Hons) Environmental Science.

Charlotte B. Braungardt (July 1989). Automation of Combined Heat-and-Power Unit with Sterling Engine. [Steuerung eines Wärme-Kraft-Ofens mit Stirling-Antrieb.] A dissertation submitted to the University of Applied Technology [Fachhochschule] Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany, in partial fulfilment of the degree of BSc Electrical Engineering with major Communication Electronics [Diplom-Ingenieurin Elektrotechnik/Nachrichtentechnik]. Work carried out for Rabien Stirling Anlagen KG, Nürnberg.


PhD Supervisions

I have no claim to the theses my PhD students submitted – they are their work and responsibility. However, I had the privilege of accompanying, mentoring and coaching the outstanding individuals during the highs and lows everyone experiences while undertaking the substantial research, learning and growing, a Doctor of Philosophy demands. The start of their career based on the highest academic qualification obtainable is acknowledged below.

Mary L. Lane (December 2020). Heathland Restoration after Mineral Extraction. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Lead supervisor: Dr Jonathan S. Ellis.

Nadia M. Jebril (October 2020). Lab-scale Bioremediation Technology: the Development of Environmental Biotechnology for ex situ Bioremediation of Cadmium-contaminated Freshwater. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Funded through a scholarship from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq. Lead supervisor: Dr Rich Boden.

Holly Pearson (July 2016). Copper and Zinc Speciation and Bioavailability in the Tamar Estuary. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Funded by University of Plymouth, the European Copper Institute and International Zinc Association. Lead supervisor: Prof Sean Comber.

Thomas C. Robson (September 2013). Weathering of Sulfide Ores in Model Soils, Potentially Toxic Element Release and Bioavailability. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Funded by the University of Plymouth.

Alison J. M. Turner (April 2011). Diffuse Mine Water Pollution: Quantification and Risk Assessment in the Tamar Catchment. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Funded by Great Western Research and the Environment Agency of England and Wales.

Krongkaew Mighanetara (2008). Impact of Metal Mining on the Water Quality in the Tamar Catchment. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.  Funded by the Royal Thai Government and the School of Engineering and Technology at Plymouth University. Lead supervisor: Prof John Summerscales.

Cathryn Money (2008). Trace Metal Chemical Speciation and Acute Toxicity to Pacific Oyster Larvae. A thesis submitted to the University of Plymouth in partial fulfilment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. NERC Case studentship.

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