Reto Gieré

Prof. Reto Gieré
Department of Earth and Environmental Science
University of Pennsylvania
240 S. 33rd Street, Hayden Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6316
United States of America

Phone: +1 215-898-6907 
E-mail: giere(at)
URL Institution:
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Additional functions:
Editor: Journal of Petrology
Chief Editor: European Journal of Mineralogy
Fellow, Geological Society of London
Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America
Honorary Member, Mineralogical Society of Slovakia

Key Publications of Reto Gieré (up to ten) :
Sommer F., Dietze V., Baum A., Sauer J., Gilge S., Maschowski C., Gieré R. (2018): Tire abrasion as a major source of microplastics in the environment. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 18, 2014-2028

Dornhof R., Maschowski C., Osipova A., Gieré R., Seidl M., Merfort I., Humar M. (2017): Stress fibers, autophagy and necrosis by persistent exposure to PM2.5 from biomass combustion. PLOS ONE 12(7): e0180291

Fachinger F., Drewnick F., Gieré R., Borrmann S. (2017): Household solid fuel combustion: Influence of fuels and burning conditions on particulate and gaseous emissions of wood and pellet stoves. Atmospheric Environment 158, 216-226

Chen J., Elmi C., Goldsby D., Gieré R. (2017): Generation of shock lamellae and melting in rocks by lightning-induced shock waves and electrical heating. Geophysical Research Letters 44, 8757-8768

Gieré R. (2016): Magnetite in the human body: biogenic vs. anthropogenic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 113, 11986-11987

Gieré R. (2010): Atmospheric particles. Elements 6, 201-27299)

Gieré R., Stille P. (2004): Energy, Waste, and the Environment: a Geochemical Perspective. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 236, pp. 670 (Book)

Gieré R., Sorensen S.S. (2004): Allanite and other REE-rich epidote-group minerals. In: Liebscher A., Franz G. (eds): Epidotes. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 56, 431-493

Gieré R., Blackford M., Smith K. (2006): TEM study of PM2.5 emitted from coal and tire combustion in a thermal power station. Environmental Science & Technology 40, 6235-6240

Gieré R., Carleton L., Lumpkin G.R. (2003): Micro- and nanochemistry of fly ash from a coal-fired power plant. American Mineralogist 88, 1853-1865

Expertise of Reto Gieré:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Air Pollution
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Water Pollution / Waste Water
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Geochemical Processes
Magmatic Rocks: Formation, Metamorphism
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Topic TechnologyTechnology
Technical Environmental Protection
Topic Politics/LawPolitics / Law
Mitigation / Prevention / Emission Reductions
Topic HealthHealth
Pollution Effects / Water Quality
Weather / Radiation / Climatic Effects
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
Local / Community
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
GeoForum Environmental-TechnologyEnvironmental Technologies
Waste Storage and Management
Groundwater Protection

Last update: 12/29/18
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2019)

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