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Professor Karen Hudson-Edwards

Professor of Environmental Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Contact Details

tel: 0203 073 8030
email: k.hudson-edwards@bbk.ac.uk
Room 607, Malet Street, Birkbeck, London WC1E 7HX

Twitter: @KarenHEGeochem

Recent Research Highlights

(1) Article on mine waste impacts published in Science:
Hudson-Edwards, K. (2016) Tackling mine wastes. Science, 352, 288-290.  Go to top of this page to get free reprint.

Podcast on this article on the John Batchelor Show.

(2) New book on Redox-reactive Minerals published

Ahmed, I.A.M., Hudson-Edwards, K.A., editors (2017) Redox Reactive Minerals: Properties, Reactions and Applications in Clean Technologies. EMU Notes in Mineralogy, 17, European Mineralogical Union and Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Redox_active_Minerals_cover Order from the Mineralogical Society HERE.

(3) New papers published in Applied Geochemistry and Geomorphology

Zhou, L., Dong, F., Liu, J., Hudson-Edwards, K.A. (2017) Coupling effect of Fe3+ and biological nano-sized FeS on removal of redox-sensitive contaminants (As, Sb and Cr) and permeability of limestone system: Implications for in situ biological passive treatment of acid mine drainage. Applied Geochemistry, 80, 102-111.

Clement A.J.H., Nováková, T., Hudson-Edwards, K.A., Fuller I.C., Macklin M.G., Fox E.G., Zapico, I. (2017) The environmental and geomorphological impacts of historical gold mining in the Ohinemuri and Waihou River catchments, Coromandel, New Zealand. Geomorphology, 295, 159-175. Freely available HERE until 1st September 2017.

(4) Open access paper on ancient African fish dust fertlising the Amazon [Chemical Geology, September 2014]

Related articles:
Flying fish fertilise forest - from Africa to the Amazon
[Birkbeck News, September 2014]
Ancient African fish dust nourishes Amazon [BBC, September 2014]
Fossilised fish bones from Africa are fertilising the Amazon forest
[Down to Earth, September 2014]

Karen Hudson-Edwards