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Dr Mark Healy
Principal Investigator Healy CV
Phone: +353 (0)91 495364
Surface and subsurface processes with a particular interest in erosion and surface runoff of nutrients, solids and metals, and the measurement and modelling of leaching of nutrients through soil; greenhouse gas emissions; soil fertility; nutrient recovery; constructed wetlands; filtration; sequencing batch reactors; biosolids; composting; ecosystem services; and the effects of forestry activities, such as clearfelling, on the environment (nutrient loss, use of buffer zones, greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere).
2014 - present Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering, National University of Ireland, Galway
2007 – 2014 Lecturer, Civil Engineering, National University of Ireland, Galway
2004 – 2007 Contract Lecturer
Prof Owen Fenton
Phone: +353 (0)53 91 71271
Land drainage design, implementation and remediation of drainage discharges. Exploring the relationship between groundwater geochemical factors and denitrification potentials in agricultural areas. Source tracking of agricultural contamination in groundwater. Linking farm and legislative changes to groundwater in complex terrains such as karst aquifers. Investigating “time lag” between loses at farm scale and changes in water quality under the Water Framework Directive.
Editor: Irish Journal of Agriculture and Food Science
2017 - present Principal Research Officer, Teagasc, Environmental Research Centre, JohnstownCastle, Wexford
2005 – 2016 Research Officer, Teagasc, Environmental Research Centre, JohnstownCastle, Wexford
2003-2005 Technician for the Hydrogeology group, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Dr Raymond Brennan
Nutrient, metal and sediment losses from agriculture to freshwater systems; impacts of edge-of-field nutrient losses on primary productivity in streams and rivers; greenhouse gas emissions; soil fertility; development of novel phosphorus removal structures; sequencing batch reactors; activated sludge wastewater treatment systems; impact of landfill leachate wastewater treatment processes; and the effects of forestry activities, such as clearfelling, on the environment.
2016 - present - Consultant Engineer, Ryan Hanley Consulting Engineers, Galway
2013 – 2016 - Post-doctoral researcher, NUI Galway
2012-2013 - Post-doctoral researcher, University of Arkansas
2011-2012 - Post-doctoral researcher, NUI Galway