Prof. Dr. Jadran Faganeli

Working place: Scientific Counsellor

Telephone number: +386 (0)59 23 29 18
Department: Marine Biology Station


Birth Date: July 26, 1950, Trieste, Italy



University of Ljubljana, 1974 B.S. Chemistry

University of Ljubljana, 1979, M.S. Chemistry

University of Ljubljana, 1984, Ph.D. Chemistry


Employment record:

1974-1979 Research Assistant, Marine Biology Station, National Institute of Biology

1979-1984 Research Scientist I, Marine Biology Station, National Institute of Biology

1984-1989 Research Scientist II, Marine Biology Station, National Institute of Biologgy

1986-1992 Assistant Professor, University of Ljubljana

1989-1994 Research Scientist III, Marine Biology Station, National Institute of Biology

1992-1998 Associate Professor, University of Ljubljana

1994-present Research Scientist IV, Marine Biology Station National Institute of Biology

1999-present Professor, University of Ljubljana

1990-Visiting researcher and lecturer, Department of Analytical and Marine Chemistry, Chalmers Institute of Technology and Universitry of Goteborg, Goteborg, Sweden

1996-Visiting researcher and lecturer, Department of Oceanography, Universitry of Washington, Seattle, USA




International Society of Environmental Biogeochemistry (ISEB)

Slovenian Chemical Society 

International Comission for Scientific Research of Mediterranean (CIESM)

Geochemical Society (GS)

International Association of Sediment-Water Studies (IASWS)



Investigation of biogeochemical processes in controlling elemental cycles, especially C, N, P, S and some metals (Hg) in aquatic (marine and lacustrine) environments including sediments and water column. Specific themes are linkings between sources and biogeochemical transformations of organic matter and mercury in the polluted coastal marine environment (Gulf of Trieste, northern Adriatic Sea). 



Link to COBISS, a Slovenian database containing all my publications