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Katharina Lange
Katharina Lange

Katharina Lange

Postdoctoral position
Luleå University of Technology
Urban Water Engineering
Architecture and Water
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+46 (0)920 493264
T3007 Luleå

Research Area

Katharina works with stormwater bioretention systems and other stormwater control measures (SCM). In a lab experiment with over 200 columns she investigated how 12 different plant species affect the metal and nutrient treatment performance of bioretention systems. Further the impact of bioretention systems on metal speciation was investigated. Katharina evaluated also if the results she obtained in the lab studies can be confirmed in the field. Further, she investigates how bioretention systems remove microplastics and how floating treatment wetlands contribute to microplastic contamination in the environment. With her studies, Katharina wants to support the sustainable implementation of SCMs in Sweden and world-wide.

Research projects