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Name: Natalija Ivdra (Latvia)

Department Isotope Biogeochemistry

Research topic

Application and implementation of compound specific isotope analysis (CSIA) for assessing sources and sinks of organochlorine pollutants in the environment.


At UFZ since

May 2011


How did you learn about the UFZ?

European Commission - EURAXESS Portal


Why did you come to the UFZ?

Great opportunities to embody environment - friendly way of thinking in real practical work


What do you like about the city you live in?

Leipzig is a cyclist-friendly green city with a lot of parks. I like people here – smiling, open-minded. And I like cherry trees :-)


How do you like it at the UFZ / in HIGRADE?

I like the welcoming international environment, interdepartmental collaboration and a lot of opportunities to develop my skills and knowledge



Learning secrets of nature, some kinds of sport activities


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