University of Otago, New Zealand

Chemistry

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Rachael Nicoll

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Rachael Nicoll
Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories
Tel: (03) 479 7887
Location: Mellor Labs, 2.11
rnicoll@chemistry.otago.ac.nz


Redox behaviour of natural organic matter adsorbed on minerals

Natural organic matter adsorbed to minerals plays a role in environmental redox reactions but the nature of the redox-active functional groups remains unclear. This project seeks to identify such functional groups in fulvic and humic acids adsorbed to metal oxides.