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Bernadette Proemse

Senior Research Associate

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Bernadette.Proemse@utas.edu.au

Dr Bernadette Proemse is a Senior Research Associate at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Tasmania, Australia. She works within the Freshwater Ecology Group investigating the hydrology, ecology and geochemistry of aquatic ecosystems. Her research encompasses the development of novel analytical and isotopic tools and their application in the broad field of environmental biogeochemistry, e.g. related to pollution. Her current work focusses on nutrient cycling in water-manipulated lakes on the Central Plateau of Tasmania. She also seeks to develop new paleo-oceanographic proxies to advance our understanding of catastrophic extinction events in Earth's history.

Career summary

Qualifications

DegreeThesis titleUniversityCountryDate of award
PhDTracing Industrial Emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region Using Stable Isotope TechniquesUniversity of CalgaryCanada2012
MScTracerhydrological Investigations in a Forest PlotAlbert Ludwigs University FreiburgGermany2008
BSc (Mineralogy)  Albert Ludwigs University FreiburgGermany2006
BSc (Hydrology) Albert Ludwigs University FreiburgGermany2005

Languages (other than English)

German, French, Italian

Biography

Bernadette received her PhD in Isotope Geochemistry at the University of Calgary, Canada, in 2012. Following this, she was awarded the Australian Endeavour Research Fellowship (2012) to work on black carbon deposition in Arctic ice at the Ultra Trace Laboratory at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. Bernadette returned to the University of Calgary for postdoctoral studies in 2013. She was invited to join the Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution Project at the GNS Wellington, New Zealand, for several months in 2013 and 2014. Bernadette joined the Freshwater Ecology Group at the University of Tasmania in 2014.

Research Themes

Bernadette's research aligns to the University's research themes of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, and Marine, Antarctic and Maritime. Her research interests include analytical advancements in the development of geochemical and isotopic proxies to fingerprint sources and understand processes in both freshwater and saline environments. Bernadette has worked with both light stable isotope systems as well as with non-traditional, trace metal isotope systems using multi collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. She has advanced the field of trace metal isotope geochemistry by developing and improving analytical techniques for the determination of molybdenum isotopes and applying these methods to research frontiers in isotope geochemistry, such as atmospheric molybdenum pollution, bacterial isotope fractionation of molybdenum, extra-terrestrial materials, and the use of molybdenum as a paleo-oceanographic proxy for marine oxygen levels. Bernadette's research on isotope techniques has led to international collaborations with the US, New Zealand, and Canada. She also works on several geochemical projects in the Canadian High Arctic in collaboration with the Geological Survey of Canada.

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Tasmanian Representative for the Australian Society for Limnology (ASL)

Teaching

Aqueous Geochemistry, Isotope Geochemistry

Teaching expertise

  • 2011 and 2012: Guest lecturer for the courses 'The Geologic Record of Global Change' and 'Aqueous Geochemistry'
  • 2011: Completion of the University Teaching Certificate, Teaching & Learning Centre, University of Calgary, Canada
  • 2010: Sessional Instructor 'Aqueous Geochemistry', University of Calgary, Canada
  • 2010: Completion of Instructional Skills Workshop, Teaching & Learning Centre, University of Calgary, Canada

Research Appointments

  • 2014 - present: Senior Research Associate, School of Biological Sciences, University of Tasmania
  • 2014 and 2013: Visiting Scientist, Ice Core Facility, GNS Science, Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2013 - 2014: Research Associate, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics, John de Laeter Centre for Isotope Research, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
  • 2012 - 2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Canada
  • 2012: Endeavour Research Fellowship, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
  • 2011: Visiting Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary, Canada
  • 2010: Sessional Instructor, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Canada

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Awards

  • 2015: AINSE Research Award
  • 2015: UTAS Career Development Scholarship
  • 2012: Endeavour Award Research Fellowship, Australia
  • 2011: Student Outstanding Research Award - 43rd Annual Air Pollution Workshop
  • 2011: 43rd Annual Air Pollution Workshop Student Travel Grant
  • 2011: University of Calgary Faculty of Graduate Studies Doctoral Scholarship
  • 2011: University of Calgary Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship
  • 2010: Graduate Students' Association Conference Grant
  • 2010: University Research Grants Committee Graduate Conference Travel Grant
  • 2010: University of Calgary Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship
  • 2009: University of Calgary Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship
  • 2007: Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg Travel Grant
  • 2001-2002: University of Cologne Student Scholarship

Current projects

'Resilience of Lake Ecosystems to Water-level Manipulation': We are identifying the role of water-level manipulation in structuring key ecosystem processes across a range of shallow lakes to determine which conditions foster resilience. We will provide an explicit and generalizable framework to enable authorities for the first time to predict how a shallow lake will respond to changes in water level. This will be an important advance in ongoing challenges Australia faces in minimising threats to biodiversity, developing lake-specific operating rules to preserve environmental values, and providing a basis for adapting lake management to climate change. This will provide a scientific basis for moving from reactive to proactive management, by targeting leading rather than lagging environmental variables. This project is an ARC Linkage Grant held by A/Prof Leon Barmuta (University of Tasmania), A/Prof Matthew Hipsey (University of Western Australia) and Dr Carolyn Maxwell (Hydro Tasmania).

Research Fields

  • Isotope Geochemistry (040203)
  • Hydrogeology (040603)
  • Surfacewater Hydrology (040608)
  • Environmental Monitoring (050206)
  • Palaeoclimatology (040605)
  • Atmospheric Aerosols (040101)
  • Chemical Oceanography (040502)
  • Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.) (079901)
  • Extraterrestrial Geology (040302)
  • Instrumental Methods (excl. Immunological and Bioassay Methods) (030105)
  • Inorganic Geochemistry (040202)
  • Environmental Management (050205)
  • Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry) (039901)
  • Analytical Spectrometry (030101)

Research Impact

  • Urban and Industrial Air Quality (960106)
  • Mining Air Quality (960105)
  • Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (excl. Urban and Industrial Use) (961103)
  • Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments (961104)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences (970104)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences (970103)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Mining Environments (960508)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (960506)
  • Atmospheric Composition (incl. Greenhouse Gas Inventory) (960201)
  • Air Quality (960199)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments (960505)
  • Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Air Quality (960101)
  • Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts) (960304)
  • Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water for Urban and Industrial Use (961101)
  • Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts) (960306)
  • Urban and Industrial Water Management (960912)
  • Marine Air Quality (960104)
  • Climate and Climate Change (960399)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Technology (970110)
  • Urban Water Policy (960709)

Publications

Total publications

34

Highlighted publications

(5 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2014Journal ArticleGrasby SE, Proemse BC, Beauchamp B, 'Deep groundwater circulation through the High Arctic cryosphere forms Mars-like gullies', Geology, 42, (8) pp. 651-654. ISSN 0091-7613 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/G35599.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2013Journal ArticleProemse BC, Grasby SE, Wieser ME, Mayer B, Beauchamp B, 'Molybdenum isotopic evidence for oxic marine conditions during the latest Permian extinction', Geology, 41, (9) pp. 967-970. ISSN 0091-7613 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/G34466.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 19

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2013Journal ArticleProemse BC, Mayer B, Fenn ME, Ross CS, 'A multi-isotope approach for estimating industrial contributions to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region in Alberta, Canada', Environmental Pollution, 182 pp. 80-91. ISSN 0269-7491 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.07.004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15

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2012Journal ArticleProemse BC, Mayer B, Chow JC, Watson JG, 'Isotopic characterization of nitrate, ammonium and sulfate in stack PM2.5 emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada', Atmospheric Environment, 60 pp. 555-563. ISSN 1352-2310 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.06.046 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11

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2012Journal ArticleProemse BC, Mayer B, Fenn ME, 'Tracing industrial sulfur contributions to atmospheric sulfate deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region, Alberta, Canada', Applied Geochemistry, 27, (12) pp. 2425-2434. ISSN 0883-2927 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.08.006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 22

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Journal Article

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Proemse BC, Maynard DG, Mayer B, 'Foliage chemistry of Pinus banksiana in the Athabasca Oil Sands region, Alberta, Canada', Forests, 7, (12) Article 312. ISSN 1999-4907 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/f7120312 [eCite] [Details]

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2014Grasby SE, Proemse BC, Beauchamp B, 'Deep groundwater circulation through the High Arctic cryosphere forms Mars-like gullies', Geology, 42, (8) pp. 651-654. ISSN 0091-7613 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/G35599.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2013Lane S, Proemse BC, Tennant A, Wieser ME, 'Concentration measurements and isotopic composition of airborne molybdenum collected in an urban environment', Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 405, (9) pp. 2957-2963. ISSN 1618-2642 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00216-012-6660-9 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 7

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2013Proemse BC, Grasby SE, Wieser ME, Mayer B, Beauchamp B, 'Molybdenum isotopic evidence for oxic marine conditions during the latest Permian extinction', Geology, 41, (9) pp. 967-970. ISSN 0091-7613 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/G34466.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 19

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2013Proemse BC, Mayer B, Fenn ME, Ross CS, 'A multi-isotope approach for estimating industrial contributions to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region in Alberta, Canada', Environmental Pollution, 182 pp. 80-91. ISSN 0269-7491 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.07.004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15

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2012Proemse BC, Mayer B, Chow JC, Watson JG, 'Isotopic characterization of nitrate, ammonium and sulfate in stack PM2.5 emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada', Atmospheric Environment, 60 pp. 555-563. ISSN 1352-2310 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.06.046 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11

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2012Proemse BC, Mayer B, Fenn ME, 'Tracing industrial sulfur contributions to atmospheric sulfate deposition in the Athabasca oil sands region, Alberta, Canada', Applied Geochemistry, 27, (12) pp. 2425-2434. ISSN 0883-2927 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.08.006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 22

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2010Passeport E, Tournebize J, Jankowfsky S, Proemse B, Chaumont C, et al., 'Artificial wetland and forest buffer zone: hydraulic and tracer characterization', Vadose Zone Journal, 9, (1) pp. 73-84. ISSN 1539-1663 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2136/vzj2008.0164 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 16

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Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Proemse B, Mayer B, 'Tracing Industrial nitrogen and sulfur emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region using stable isotopes', Developments in Environmental Science, Elsevier Ltd, KE Percy (ed), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 243-266. ISBN 9780080977607 (2012) [Research Book Chapter]

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Conference Publication

(23 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Hogan CM, Proemse B, Barmuta LA, 'Tracing atmospheric nitrogen and sulphur deposition in Tasmania using isotopic fingerprinting in lichens', Goldschmidt Abstracts, 26 June-1 July, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 1. (In Press) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Hogan CM; Barmuta LA

2017Proemse B, Hogan CM, Whitehead J, Coughanowr C, Barmuta LA, 'Biogeochemical controls on nutrient loadings in the Derwent River Catchment, Tasmania', Goldschmidt Abstracts, 26 June-1 July, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 1. (In Press) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Hogan CM; Barmuta LA

2015Ellis A, Edwards R, Bertler N, Winton H, Goodwin I, et al., 'RICE ice core: Black Carbon reflects climate variability at Roosevelt Island, West Antarctica', European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, 12-17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria (2015) [Conference Extract]

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2015Tennant A, Proemse B, Wieser M, 'Sampling atmospheric Mo content and isotopic composition on a global scale', Goldschmidt2015 Abstracts, 16-21 August, Prague, pp. 3098. (2015) [Conference Extract]

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2015Edwards R, Bertler N, Tuohoy A, Neff P, Proemse B, et al., 'Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution Project (RICE): A 65 Kyr ice core record of black carbon aerosol deposition to the Ross Ice Shelf, West Antarctica', Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12-17 April, Vienna, Austria, pp. 8367. (2015) [Conference Extract]

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2014Mayer B, Proemse BC, Fenn ME, 'Tracing industrial ammonium in atmospheric deposition in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada', American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2013, 9-13 December 2013, San Francisco, USA (2014) [Conference Extract]

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2014Tennant A, Lane S, Proemse B, Wieser M, 'Molybdenum as a tracer to anthropogenic activity', 15th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Section of the American Physical Society, 1-3 May 2014, Seattle, USA (2014) [Conference Extract]

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2014Proemse BC, Grasby SE, Wieser ME, Mayer B, Beauchamp B, 'Ocean anoxia did not cause the Latest Permian Extinction', European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria (2014) [Conference Extract]

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2013Proemse B, Mayer B, Fenn M, Ross C, 'Is oxygen-17 of atmospheric nitrate a tracer of industrial pollution?', Goldschmidt 2013 Abstracts, 25-30 August, Florence, Italy (2013) [Conference Extract]

DOI: 10.1180/minmag.2013.077.5.16 [eCite] [Details]

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2013Proemse B, Mayer B, Fenn M, Ross C, 'Tracing industrial nitrogen emissions from the Athabasca oil sands operations, Alberta, Canada, using Δ17O', Advances in Stable Isotope Techniques and Applications Scientific Program, 3-5 June, Calgary, Canada (2013) [Conference Extract]

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2013Tennant A, Lane S, Proemse B, Wieser M, 'Are molybdenum concentrations and isotopes a tracer for anthropogenic pollution in the atmosphere?', Goldschmidt 2013 Abstracts, 25-30 August, Florence, Italy (2013) [Conference Extract]

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2012Grasby S, Proemse B, 'Gully formation by groundwater discharge in a polar desert, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut', Proceedings, Geofluids VII International Conference, 6-8 June, Rueil-Malmaison, France (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2012Grasby SE, Proemse B, 'Mars-like gully formation by perenial discharge of high latitude (81 N) saline springs', 39th International Association of Hydrogeologists Congress Abstracts, 16-21 September, Niagara Falls (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2012Proemse B, Mayer B, Wieser M, 'Tracing industrial emissions in the Athabasca oil sands region (Alberta, Canada) using stable isotope techniques', Goldschmidt 2012 Abstracts, 24-29 June, Montreal, Canada (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2012Wieser M, Proemse B, Turner R, Morrison H, Mayer A, 'Evidence of bacterial molybdenum isotope fractionation', Goldschmidt 2012 Abstracts, 24-29 June, Montreal, Canada (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2011Mayer AJ, Proemse B, Wieser ME, 'Absolute isotopic composition of molybdenum reference materials using double spike MC-ICP-MS', Goldschmidt 2011 Abstracts, 14-19 August, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 1432. (2011) [Conference Extract]

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2011Proemse B, Mayer B, Fenn M, 'Tracing anthropogenic nitrogen in the vicinity of industrial emitters in the Athabasca oilsands region, Alberta, Canada', Goldschmidt 2011 Abstracts, 14-19 August, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 1670. (2011) [Conference Extract]

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2011Proemse B, Mayer B, Fenn M, 'Tracing anthropogenic N and S emissions in the Athabasca Oilsands Region using stable isotope techniques: results from a feasibility study', 43rd Annual Air Pollution Workshop and International Symposium Abstracts, May, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada (2011) [Conference Extract]

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2010Proemse B, Fenn M, 'Tracing nitrogen and sulfur emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada, using stable isotope techniques', GeoCanada 2010: Working with the Earth, Abstracts, 10-14 May, Calgary, Canada (2010) [Conference Extract]

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2010Proemse B, Mayer B, Fenn M, 'Tracing atmospheric nitrate in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region in north-eastern Alberta, Canada, using 17O', Geophysical Research Abstracts, 3-8 April, Vienna, Austria, pp. EGU2010-13064. (2010) [Conference Extract]

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2010Proemse B, Wieser M, 'Molybdenum content and isotopic composition of the Buzzard Coulee Meteorite', Goldschmidt 2010 Abstracts, 13-18 June, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, pp. A833. (2010) [Conference Extract]

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2009Proemse B, Gao Y, Mayer B, Fenn M, 'Isotopic tracing of sulfur emissions from oilsand operations in Alberta (Canada): a feasibility study', Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute Abstracts, pp. 458. (2009) [Conference Extract]

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2009Proemse B, Mayer B, Fenn M, 'Isotopic composition of nitrate and sulfate in precipitation in Alberta (Canada)', 8th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry Abstracts, 30 August - 4 September, La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada (2009) [Conference Extract]

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Thesis

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Proemse BC, 'Tracing industrial emissions in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region using stable isotope techniques' (2012) [PhD]

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Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Proemse B, 'Career Development Scholarship', University of Tasmania (2015) [Award]

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Grants & Funding

Following the completion of her PhD in 2012, Bernadette has been successful in obtaining external funding for further research in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region, Alberta, Canada, totalling 293,000 CAD from the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association as part of her involvement with the Applied Geochemistry Group, Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Canada. This research project has significantly impacted the field of isotope geochemistry and its application to atmospheric pollution related to oil sands mining. Among other findings, we have developed a novel tracer of atmospheric nitrogen emissions to successfully trace its fate in nearby aquatic and terrestrial environments.

She currently holds an AINSE Research Award (2015) to trace water quality changes in water-manipulated lakes in central Tasmania using high resolution sediment core scanning and isotopic dating techniques.

Funding Summary

Number of grants

4

Total funding

$30,490

Projects

Natural iron fertilisation of oceans around Australia: linking terrestrial dust and bushfires to marine biogeochemistry (2016 - 2017)$0
Description
The application will support research to quantify the importance of iron-rich aerosols from Australia for marine biogeochemistry and ocean ecosystem health. The project will sample and conduct experiments on atmospheric particles containing terrestrial dust and bushfire smoke that are transported from Australia to its surrounding oceans. The application supports the training and research of two postgraduate students from IMAS-UTAS. The outcomes will provide a scientific basis for managing the complex role of iron in sustaining marine ecosystem biodiversity and for informing government policy on ocean fertilisation as a carbon mitigation strategy.
Funding
CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation ($0)
Scheme
Grant-Marine National Facility
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bowie AR; Boyd PW; Proemse B; Keywood M
Period
2016 - 2017
Algal blooms and declining water quality: identifying key nutrient sources using isotopic fingerprinting (2016)$14,985
Description
This project will use isotopic fingerprinting to identify the key sources of nutrients that drive algalpollution of drinking water in Tasmanias densest populated river basin: the River Derwent Catchment.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($14,985)
Scheme
Grant-Research Enhancement (REGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Proemse B; Barmuta LA
Year
2016
Feasibility of Itrax scanning of ice cores (2016)$7,500
Description
High resolution elemental profiles of ice core records are crucial in understanding the Earth's Climate history. Currently, themost common method for the analysis of ice cores is subsampling and melting of ice core pieces, disrupting the integrity of the ice core and providing information at a low resolution. Methods improving the resolution of analytes include continuous flow analysis (CFA), however, this method is also destructive. The feasibility of ltrax (XRF-scanning) of ice cores will allow the high resolution, accurate, nondestructive measurement of more than 35 analytes in ice core records, and advance ANSTO's current analytical capabilities.
Funding
Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation ($7,500)
Scheme
Grant-Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Proemse B; Hogan CM
Year
2016
Tracing water quality changes in water-level manipulated lakes in central Tasmania using high resolution core scanning and isotopic dating techniques (2015)$8,005
Description
This project uses existing analytical tools to develop novel approaches for reconstructing the sediment resuspension history in shallow lakes. The sediment cores retrieved for this study are from two water-manipulated lakes (Hydro Tasmania), and results will generate new understanding of water turbidity and nutrient availability from sediment resuspension events depending on the lakes water levels. This knowledge will create new management strategies according to the Hydro Tasmania Sustainability Code.
Funding
Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering ($8,005)
Scheme
Award-Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Proemse B; Barmuta LA; Maxwell Carolyn; Visby I
Year
2015

Research Supervision

Current

3

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDThe Role of Macrophytes in Mediating Sediment and Nutrient Fluxes in Shallow Lakes2015
PhDNatural Iron Fertilisation of Oceans around Australia: Linking Terrestrial Aerosols to Marine Biogeochemistry2016
PhDSource Characterisation of Atmospheric Trace Metal Deposition Around Australia2016