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Joandeuml;l Brugger obtained his PhD at the University of Basel, Switzerland in 1996, for his work on the geochemistry and mineralogy of metamorphosed syn-genetic exhalative Mn deposits. In 2002 he joined the South Australian Museum and the University of Adelaide, and established the Minerals, Microbes and Solutions research group, dedicated to using state-of-the-art experimental techniques to study the transport and deposition of metals and mineral-microbe-fluid interaction in geological environments. In January 2014, Joandeuml;l is taking up a new chair in Synchrotron Geosciences at Monash University.

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Projects 2001 2022

Aqueous Fluids in the Deep Earth

Brugger, J., Mei, Y., Gorczyk, W., Louvel, M., Gonzalez, C. & Sherman, D. M.


Project: Research

Reverse engineering Nature: metal extraction through mineral replacement.

Pring, A., Brugger, J., Harmer-Bassell, S., Gibson, C. T., Grguric, B. & Ehrig, K.


Project: Research

Research Output 1994 2019

Characterisation of a rare earth element- and zirconium-bearing ion-adsorption clay deposit in Madagascar

Ram, R., Becker, M., Brugger, J., Etschmann, B., Burcher-Jones, C., Howard, D., Kooyman, P. J. & Petersen, J., 20 Sep 2019, In : Chemical Geology. 522, p. 93-107 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nickel exchange between aqueous Ni(II) and deep-sea ferromanganese nodules and crusts

Hens, T., Brugger, J., Etschmann, B., Paterson, D., Brand, H. E. A., Whitworth, A. & Frierdich, A. J., 5 Dec 2019, In : Chemical Geology. 528, 13 p., 119276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Oxidation state and coordination environment of Pb in U-bearing minerals

Syverson, D. D., Etschmann, B., Liu, W., Ram, R., Mei, Y., Lanzirotti, T., Mercadier, J. & Brugger, J., 15 Nov 2019, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 265, p. 109-131 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The aqueous chemistry of polonium (Po) in environmental and anthropogenic processes

Ram, R., Vaughan, J., Etschmann, B. & Brugger, J., 15 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 380, 17 p., 120725.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Recrystallization of Manganite (γ-MnOOH) and Implications for Trace Element Cycling

Hens, T., Brugger, J., Cumberland, S. A., Etschmann, B. & Frierdich, A. J., 6 Feb 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 3, p. 1311-1319 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review