Mrs Marianne Stuart

Mrs Marianne Stuart

Senior Hydrochemist, Groundwater

Location: BGS Wallingford

Tel: 01491 69 2298

E-mail Mrs Marianne Stuart

ORCID: 0000000248755619

Published outputs

Biography

  • 2014 – ongoing : Senior Hydrochemist - Groundwater Protection, British Geological Survey (Part time)
  • 2010 –2014 : Team Leader of Groundwater Protection
  • 1989 : Hydrochemist, British Geological Survey
  • 1976 –1989 : British Geological Survey Geochemistry Laboratory
  • 1973 –1976 : BSc Chemistry University of Bristol

Current projects and collaboration

  • Emerging groundwater contaminants
  • 2017 –2018 : Denitrification
  • 2013 – ongoing : Modelling the nitrate legacy in the unsaturated zone. Joint project with Environment Agency
  • 2012 –2015 : LTLS: Analysis and simulation of the Long-Term / Large-Scale interactions of C, N and P in UK land, freshwater and atmosphere -NERC Macronutrients Cycle Grant. CEH lead, Rothampsted Research, Keele University,University of Liverpool, Lancaster University,UCL and James Hutton Institute.

Professional association

  • 1997 : Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Chartered Chemist

Research interests

  • Economic cost of pollution
  • Groundwater pollution (agrochemicals, solvents, cryptosporidium)
  • Nutrients and climate change
  • Risk assessment
  • Risks to groundwater from shale gas extraction
  • Trend assessment

Skills

  • GIS for hydrogeological data interpretation
  • Groundwater sampling and interpretation
  • Trend assessment
  • Working knowledge of French and Spanish

Key papers

MANAMSA K, CRANE E J, STUART M E, TALBOT J C, LAPWORTH D J, HART A. 2016. A national-scale assessment of micro-organic contaminants in groundwater of England and Wales, Science of the Total Environment 568, 712-726

SORENSEN J P R, BUTCHER A S, STUART M E AND TOWNSEND BR 2015. Nitrate fluctuations at the water table: implications for recharge processes and solute transport in the Chalk aquifer, Hydrological Processes, 29, 15, 3355-3367

LAPWORTH D J, NKHUWA, D C W, OKOTTO-OKOTTO, J, PEDLEY, S, STUART M E, TIJANI, M N and WRIGHT, J. 2017. Urban groundwater quality in sub-Saharan Africa: current status and implications for water security and public health, Hydrogeology Journal, 25, 4, 1093-1116

ASCOTT M J, GOODDY D C, LAPWORTH D J, STUART M E, 2016. Estimating the leakage contribution of phosphate dosed drinking water to environmental phosphorus pollution at the national-scale, Science of the Total Environment, 572, 1534-1542

ASCOTT M J, WANG L, STUART M E, WARD R S, HART A. 2016. Quantification of nitrate storage in the vadose (unsaturated) zone: a missing component of national terrestrial N budgets, Hydrological Processes, 30, 12, 1903-1915

MANAMSA K, LAPWORTH D J, STUART M E. 2016. Temporal variability of micro-organic contaminants in lowland chalk catchments: new insights into contaminant sources and hydrological processes, Science of the Total Environment, 568, 566-577

STUART M E AND LAPWORTH D J. 2016. Macronutrient status of UK groundwater: nitrogen, phosphorus and organic carbon, Science of the Total Environment, 572, 1543-1560

WANG L, STUART M E, LEWIS M A, WARD R S, SKIRVIN, D, NADEN P S, COLLINS A L, ASCOTT M J. 2016. The changing trend in nitrate concentrations in major aquifers due to historical nitrate loading from agricultural land across England and Wales from 1925 to 2150. Science of the Total Environment 542, 694-705.

WHITE D, LAPWORTH D J, STUART M E WILLIAMS P J. 2016 Hydrochemical profiles in urban groundwater systems: new insights into contaminant sources and pathways in the subsurface from legacy and emerging contaminants Science of the Total Environment, 562, 962-973.

LAPWORTH D J, BARAN N, STUART M E, MANAMSA K, TALBOT J.2015 Persistent and emerging micro-organic contaminants in Chalk groundwater of England and France. Environmental Pollution, 203, 214-225.

SORENSEN, J.P.R. , LAPWORTH, D.J., NKHUWA, D.C.W., STUART, M.E., GOODDY, D.C., BELL, R.A., CHIRWA, M., KABIKA, J., LIEMISA, M., CHIBESA, M., PEDLEY, S. 2015. Emerging contaminants in urban groundwater sources in Africa, Water Research, 72, 51-63.

SORENSEN, J.P.R., LAPWORTH, D.J., MARCHANT, B.P., NKHUWA, D.C.W., PEDLEY S., STUART, M.E., BELL, R.A., CHIRWA M.,. KABIKA J., LIEMISA M., CHIBESAE M. 2015. In-situ tryptophan-like fluorescence: a real-time indicator of faecal contamination in drinking water supplies. Water Research, 81, 38-46.

WARD, R S, STUART M E and BLOOMFIELD J P. 2015. Hydrological aspects of shale gas extraction in the UK. In: Fracking. Issues in Environmental Science and Technology No. 39. Hester R, and Harrison R editors, Royal Society of Chemistry pp 121-150,

WATTS G, BATTARBEE RW, BLOOMFIELD, J P, CROSSMAN J, DACCACHE A , DURANCE I, ELLIOTT J A, GARNER G, HANNAFORD J, HANNAH D M, HESS T, JACKSON C R, KAY A L, KERNAN M, KNOX J, MACKAY J, MONTEITH D T, ORMEROD S J, RANCE J, STUART M E, WADE A J, WADE S D, WEATHERHEAD K, WHITEHEAD P G, WILBY R L. 2015 Climate change and water in the UK–past changes and future prospects, Progress in Physical Geography, 39, 1, 6-28

STUART M E and LAPWORTH D J. 2014. Transformation products of emerging organic compounds as future groundwater and drinking water contaminants. In: Transformation products of emerging contaminants in the environment: analysis, processes, occurrence, effects and risks, Lambropoulou D A. and Nollet L M L (editors), Wiley pp 65-86.

STUART, M E, LAPWORTH, D J, THOMAS, J and EDWARDS, L. 2014. Fingerprinting groundwater pollution in catchments with contrasting contaminant sources using microorganic compounds. Science of the Total Environment, 468-469, 564-577

WANG, L, BUTCHER, A S, STUART, M E, GOODDY, D C and BLOOMFIELD, J.P. 2013. The nitrate time bomb: A numerical way to investigate nitrate storage and lag time in the unsaturated zone. Environmental Geochemistry and Health,35, 5, 667-681

LAPWORTH, D J, BARAN, N, STUART, M E and WARD, R S. 2012. Emerging contaminants in groundwater: A review of sources, fate and occurrence. Environmental Pollution, 163, 287-303.

STUART, M E, LAPWORTH, D J, CRANE, E J and HART, A. 2012. Review of risk from potential emerging contaminants in UK groundwater. ,Science of the Total Environment,, 416, 1-21.

WANG, L, STUART, M E, BLOOMFIELD, J P, BUTCHER, A S, GOODDY, D C, MCKENZIE, A A, LEWIS, M A, and WILLIAMS, A T. 2012. Prediction of the arrival of peak nitrate concentrations at the water table at the regional scale in Great Britain Great Britain. Hydrological Processes, 26, 226-239.

STUART, M E, GOODDY, D C, BLOOMFIELD, J P, WILLIAMS, A T. 2011 A review of the impact of climate change on future nitrate concentrations in groundwater of the UK. Science of the Total Environment, 409 (15). 2859-2873.

STUART, M E., MAURICE, L, HEATON, T H E, SAPIANO, M, MICALLEF SULTANA, M, GOODDY, D C and CHILTON, P J. 2010.  Groundwater residence time and movement in the Maltese islands: a geochemical approach. Applied Geochemistry, Vol. 25, 5, 609-620.

TRICK, J, STUART, M and REEDER, S. 2008.  Contaminated groundwater sampling and quality control of water analyses. Environmental Geochemistry: Site Characterization, Data Analysis and Case Histories.  DE VIVO, B, BELKIN, H E and LIMA, A (editors). London, UK, Elsevier, 29-57.

STUART, M E, CHILTON, P J, KINNIBURGH and D G, COOPER, D M.  2007. Screening for long-term trends in groundwater nitrate monitoring data. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, Vol.40, 361-376.

DARLING, W G; MORRIS, B, STUART, M and GOODDY, D.  2005 Groundwater age indicators from public supplies tapping the chalk aquifer of southern England. Water and Environment Journal, Vol.19, 1, 30-40.

MORRIS, B, STUART, M, DARLING, W G and GOODDY, D. 2005 The use of groundwater age indicators in risk assessment to aid water supply operational planning. Water and Environment Journal, Vol.19, 1, 41-48.

LAPWORTH, D J, GOODDY, D, STUART, M, CHILTON, P J, CACHANDT, G, KNAPP, M and BISHOP, S. 2006. Pesticides in groundwater: some observations on temporal and spatial trends. Water and Environment Journal, Vol. 20, 2, 55-64.

LAWRENCE, A, STUART, M, CHENEY, C, JONES, N and MOSS, R. 2006. Investigating the scale of structural controls on chlorinated hydrocarbon distributions in the fractured-porous unsaturated zone of a sandstone aquifer in the UK. Hydrogeology Journal, Vol.14, 8, 1470-1482.

GOODDY, D, STUART, M, LAPWORTH, D, CHILTON, P J, BISHOP, S, CACHANDT, G, KNAPP, M. and PEARSON, T. 2005. Pesticide pollution of the Triassic Sandstone aquifer of South Yorkshire. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, Vol.38,1, 53-63.