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Dr. Carolina Suarez is a microbiologist who investigates microorganisms in engineered aquatic ecosystems. Her main research topics are multispecies biofilms, microbial ecology, and biogeochemical cycles.

Her research projects are microbial quality of bathing water, biofilms in drinking water distribution networks, microbial communities in urban and industrial wastewater treatment plants, microbial methane emmisions from contaminated sediments, and microorganisms in subsea infrastructure linked to concrete deterioration.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

UKÄ subject classification

  • Microbiology
  • Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Water Engineering

Free keywords

  • Biofilms
  • Microbial Communities
  • Microbial ecology
  • Drinking water
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Bathing water


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