Contaminated Land Biology

The Contaminated Land Biology session will cover biological aspects of efforts to assess and remediate contaminated land. Topics will include:

  • Ecology of contaminated sites
  • 'Omics' approaches
  • Characterisation of microbiomes
  • Bioremediation applications using plants or microorganisms


This session will be co-chaired by:

Kristian Brandt
Associate Professor
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
University of 
Copenhagen, Denmark

Mike Larkin
Emeritus Professor
School of Biological Sciences
Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Read more about Professor Larkin here