Dr Julia Jasonsmith

PhD (Earth Sciences), B.App.Sci (Ecochemisty), B.Sc. (Ecology)
Visiting Lecturer
ANU College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Surfacewater Hydrology 040608
  • Environmental Chemistry (Incl. Atmospheric Chemistry) 039901
  • Inorganic Geochemistry 040202
  • Hydrogeology 040603
  • Soil Chemistry (Excl. Carbon Sequestration Science) 050304
  • Surface Processes 040607
  • Environmental Management 050205

Research interests

Julia is an environmental chemist with a PhD in Earth Sciences. Julia's main interests centre on how chemicals move through ecosystems and their influence on the environment. The main media on which she focuses are soil, water, and groundwater.


Julia has worked on applied environmental projects in numerous countries, accumulating knowledge and experience that encompasses environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology, and catchment management. She has applied these core expertise in a broad range of fields including agriculture, ecology, and contaminated lands. She has more than a decade's experience in consulting, research, and project management. She has been Director of Murrang Earth Sciences, a company that works on different aspects of pollution, since 2013.

Researcher's projects

*Persistent organic pollutants in Austalian dust samples


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