Rannveig Anna Guicharnaud

Project manager

Ph.D soil sciences

  • Curriculum vitae

    Curriculum vitae


    Ph.D. Soil sciences, University of Aberdeen, 2009.

    Work experience

    2019– . Icelandic Institute of Natural History, project manager in monitoring

    2017–2019. Verkís Consulting Engineers, Specialist

    2014–2016. Self employed specialist in soil sciences.

    2011–2014. European Commission, Project manager.

    2009–2011. Agricultural University of Iceland, Lecturer.

    2006–2009. Agricultural University of Iceland, Part-time teacher.

    2004–2009. University of Iceland, Part-time teacher.

    2004–2005. Agricultural Research Institute (RALA), Specialist.

    2003–2004. University of Aberdeen, Assistant teacher.

    2002. Agricultural Research Institute (RALA), Research assistant.

  • Bibliography


    Articles in peer-reviewed journals

    Opfergelt, S., William, H.M., Cornelisad, J.T., Guicharnaud, R.A., Georg, R.B., Siebert, C., Gislason, S.R., Halliday, A.N., Burton, K.W., 2017. Iron and silicon isotope behaviour accompanying weathering in Icelandic soils, and the implications for iron export from peatlands. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 217, 273-291.

    Siebert, C., Pett-Ridge, J.C., Opfergert, S., Guicharnaud, R.A., Halliday, A.N., Burton, K.W., 2015. Molybdenum isotope fractionation in soils: Influence of redox conditions, organic matter, and atmospheric inputs. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 162, 1-24.

    Guicharnaud, R.A., Montanarella, L., 2014. The soils of Europe and the need to protect them for future generations. Géosciences, 18, 88-95.

    Toth, G., Guicharnaud, R.A., Toth, B., Hermann, T., 2014. Phosphorus levels in croplands of the European Union with implications for P fertilizer use. European Journal of Agronomy, 55, 42-52.

    Opfergelt, S., Burton, K.W., Georg, R.B., West, A.J., Guicharnaud, R.A., Sigfusson, B., Siebert, C., Gislason, S.R., Halliday, A.N. 2014. Magnesium retention on the soil exchange complex controlling Mg isotope variations in soils, soil solutions and vegetation in volcanic soils, Iceland. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 125, 110-130.

    Lehtinen, T., Mikkonen, A., Sigfusson, B., Ólafsdóttir, K., Ragnarsdóttir, K.V., Guicharnaud, R., A., 2014. Bioremediation trial on aged PCB-polluted soils-a bench study in Iceland. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21, 1759-1768.

    Mulder, C., Ahrestani, F.S., Bahn, M., Bohan, D.A., Bonkowski, M., Griffiths, B.S., Guicharnaud, R.A., Kattge, J., Krogh, P.H., Lavorel, S., Lewis, O.T., Mancinelli, G., Naeem, S., Peñuelas, J., Poorter, H., Reich, P.B., Rossi, L., Rusch, G.M., Sardans, J., Wright., I.J., 2013. Chapter Two –Connecting the Green and Brown Worlds: Allometric and Stoichiometric Predictability of Above –and Below-Ground Networks, 49, 69-175.

    Halldorsson, T., Auðunsson G.A., Guicharnaud, R., Dýrmundsson, O., Hansson, S.Ö., Hreinsson, K., 2012. Contamination of livestock due to the operation of a small waste incinerator: A case incident in Skutulsfjörður, Iceland, in 2010. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 54(Supp 1):S4.

    Opfergelt, S., Georg, R.B., Burton, K.W., Guicharnaud, R.A., Siebert, C., Gislason, S.R., Halliday, A.N., 2011. Silicon isotopes in allophane as a proxy for mineral information in volcanic soils. Applied Geochemistry, 26, Supplement: S115-S118.

    Guicharnaud, R., Arnalds, O., Paton, G,I., 2010. Seasonal changes in Icelandic arable Andosol undergoing nitrogen treatments –comparison of field and microcosms. Icelandic Agricultural Sciences, 23, 123-134.

    Guicharnaud, R., A, Paton, G.I., 2010. Short Term Response of Microbial Processes in Icelandic Soils to Increasing Temperatures. Biogeosciences, 7, 671‐682.

    Guicharnaud, R and G. Paton., 2006. An Evaluation of Acid Deposition on Cation Leaching and Weathering Rates of and Andosol ana Cambisol. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 88, 279‐283.


    Guicharnaud, R.A.. 2019. Environmental risk assessment plan for construction work at Keflavík Airport. Verkís Skýrsla.

    Guicharnaud, R.A. Margrét Traustadóttir. 2019.  Inntakslón Andakílsárvirkjunar – Rannsóknir á seti. Verkís. Skýrsla.

    Guicharnaud, R.A. 2019, Margrét Traustadóttir. AOX sýnataka við Skorradalsvatn. Verkís minnisblað.

    Guicharnaud, R.A. 2018. Jarðvegsmengun við gatnagerð í Reykjanesbæ, bakgrunnsgildi. Verkís minnisblað.

    Guicharnaud, R.A., Snorrason, S.P., 2018 Jarðvegsmengun við gatnagerð í Reykjanesbæ. Verkís Skýrsla

    Guicharnaud, R.A., Snorrason, S.P., 2018. Keflavíkurflugvöllur – grunnvatnsvöktun. Verkís skýrsla.

    Guicharnaud, R.A., Snorrason, S.P., 2018. Environmental assessment planning for a landfill site in the Stokksnes radar facility. Verkís Skýrsla.

    Guicharnaud, R.A., 2016. Topsoil Heavy Metal Survey, methodology, data and results. Report for the European Commission, JRC. Resource & Climate Consultancy.

    Guicharnaud R. 2013, Revision of the Fertiliser Regulation for Europe (EC No 2003/2003) Data contribution. Contributed to Annex VI –on the environmental impact of Cd in soils (á ensku).

    Toth, G., Jones, A, Montanarella, L. 2013 LUCAS Topsoil Survey, methodology, data and results –a JRC Technical Report. Data contribution where I wrote the chapter –“Quality control of data against pedological criteria” (á ensku).

    Malingreau, J-P., Hugh E, Maggio, A. 2012. Will there be enough plant nutrients to feed a world of 9 billion in 2050? –A JRC Science and Policy Report which was part of the Foresight and Horizon Scanning Series. Data contribution of elemental ratios as indicators for N:P:K plant availability in MS soils.

    Hreinsson, K., Dýrmundsson, Ó, R,. Hreinsson, G, A., Halldórsson, Þ, I., Guicharnaud, R. 2011 Álit sérfræðingahóps um áhrif díoxínmengunar á framtíð búskapar í Skutulsfirði. Skýrsla unnin fyrir MAST.

    Guicharnaud, R., Orradóttir, B., Sveinbjörsson, E. 2010. Jarðstrengir, jarðvegur og úrkoma –Leiðbeiningar. LBHÍ skýrsla unnin fyrir Landsnet.

    Guicharnaud, R. 2008. Tillögur um næstu skref varðandi hreinsun PCB mengaðs jarðvegs á Keflavíkurflugvelli). Skýrsla unnin fyrir Kadeco.

    2007, Bjarnason, Á., Paton, G.I., Ólafsson, G., Arnason, H, Ö., Guicharnaud, R. Frumrannsókn á gróðurskemmdun við háspennumöstur á suðvesturlandi. Verkfræðistofan Línuhönnun.

    2005, Arnalds, O., Óladóttir, B, A., Guicharnaud, R. Aðferðir við að lýsa jarðvegssniðum). RALA.

    Lectures and presentations

    Guicharnaud, R. 2018. Jarðvegsmengun – Náttúruleg bakgrunnsgildi. Hádegisfundur á alþjóðlegum degi jarðvegs. 5. Desember 2018. Reykjavík.

    Guicharnaud, R., 2014. Key note -Introduction to the LUCAS (Land Use/Cover Area frame Statistical Survey) project. SETAC’s Global Soils Advisory Group meeting. Basel, Switzerland (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2013. Soils at the Science Interface –State of Play and Recent Developments. Kick off workshop LIAISE test -case EU soil thematic strategy assessment. Brussels, Belgium (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2013. Topsoil Cd Concentrations in European Soils –Preliminarily results from the LUCAS topsoil survey. Decadmination Workshop, Fertilizer Europe, Brussels (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2013. Land Use and Soil Contamination -Soil Action Activities. Presentation given to the Swedish Delegation, Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Italy (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R. and Montanarella, L., 2013. Preliminarily Results from the EC Operational Activities for the Sampling and Monitoring of Topsoil in Europe. GEMAS Workshop, Geochemical Mapping of Agricultural and Grazing Land Soil. World Soil Day, Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), Rome, Italy (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2012. Soil Classification: Grouping Soils Together? An Additional Inside to Iceland? Arctic Council Workshop for the Development of a Universal Soil Classification System. Fairbanks, Alaska (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., and Montanarella, L., 2012. The Influence of Biogeochemical Properties on the Variability of Heavy Metals on European Forest Soils. EUROSOIL conference, Bari, Italy (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2010. The Eyjafjallajökull Eruption Environmental Monitoring. Kopavogur Rotary Club., Kópavogur, Iceland.

    Guicharnaud, R., Ólafur Arnalds, Graeme I. Paton 2010. The Effect of a Warming Climate on Soil Carbon and Nutrient Dynamics in Iceland. Geoscience society of Iceland spring conference 2010, Reykjavík, Iceland.

    Guicharnaud, R., 2010. The Effect of the Eyjafjallajökull Eruption on the Environment. Public lecture. Sesseljuhús -Environmental and sustainability center, Grímsnes, Iceland.

    Guicharnaud, R., 2010. The Eyjafjallajökull Eruption -Environmental Monitoring. Nordic/Baltic meeting on control of feedingstuffs. August 24-27th 2010, Selfoss, Iceland (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2010. Fluoride Monitoring of Soils and Vegetation Following the Eyjafjallajökull Eruption. The Icelandic Natural Science Society lecture series, Reykjavík, Iceland (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., Ólafur Arnalds, Graeme I. Paton 2009. Potential Effect of Warming Temperatures on Icelandic Soils Microbial Activity, Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics, Conference on biological research in Reykjavík, Iceland.

    Guicharnaud, R., 2008. The Response of Soil Microbial Activity to Increasing Temperatures in Iceland. ITEX (International Tundra Experiment) 15th Workshop 2008 (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2008. The Response of Soil Microbial Activity to Increasing Temperatures in Iceland. ITEX (International Tundra Experiment) 15th Workshop 2008 (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2007. Temporal and Spatial Variation of Microbial Activity in Icelandic Soils. 160th meeting of the Society for general microbiology. Environmental Microbiology Group with the British Society for Soil Science and the British Mycological Society. Soil microbiology: revisiting the past and developing the future Mars, Manchester 2007 (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2007. The Effect of Temperature on the Soil Biological System. Agricultural Science meeting, Reykjavík, Iceland, February 2007.

    Guicharnaud, R., 2006. Bio‐pedology of Icelandic Volcanic Soils. Aberdeen University, Plant & Soil Science Department, April 2006 (á ensku).

    Guicharnaud, R., 2004. The Effect of Acid Deposition on Soil Weathering Rates at the Grundartangi Area in Iceland, Environmental Department at Elkem at Grundartangi Iceland, January 2004 .

    Guicharnaud, R., 2004. The Effect of Acid Deposition on Weathering and Ion Leaching of Soils of Basaltic Origin. Acricultural Research Institute of Iceland, January 2004.

    Ólafur Arnalds and Guicharnaud, R., 2008: Soils and Human Health (Mold og Lýðheilsa). Agricultural Science meeting, Reykjavík, Iceland, February 2008.