Dr. Dario Omanović

Senior scientist
Telephone
+385 1 468 0231
Internal phone number
1298
1863
Address
Laboratory for Physical Chemistry of Traces.
Center for Marine and Environmental Research,
Ruđer Bošković Institute, POB 180, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia.
Tel: +385 1 4680-231
Fax: +385 1 4680-231
e-mail: omanovic@irb.hr
Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 2001.   PhD in Chemistry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb
  • 1996.   MSc in Oceanography, University of Zagreb, Zagreb
  • 1993.   BSc in Chemical Engineering, University of Zagreb, Zagreb

Research Areas

Projects

2018-2020:   MedPAN project: NaTEF – Nautical Tourism Ecological Footprint in MPAs (PI)

2018-2020:   Chinese/Croatian project: The speciation of trace metals in seawater at phase boundaries - implementation of advanced methodologies (PI)

2017-2019:   HRZZ project: "ReHOHMem - Direct reuse of municipal wastewater for agriculture irrigation with membrane technologies" (Collaborator)

2015-2019:   HRZZ project: “New methodological approach to biogeochemical studies of trace metal speciation in coastal aquatic ecosystems” (PI)

2016-2019:   Croatian Water Agency/IZOR-Split: Monitoring of transitional and coastal waters of the Adriatic Sea (Collaborator)

2016-2017:   Chinese/Croatian project: Comparison study on submarine groundwater discharge and its impacts on the eco-environments between Changjiang and Krka River estuaries - High human activity vs. low human activity (Collaborator)

2014-2015:   Chinese/Croatian bilateral project: Determination of trace metal speciation in coastal waters: towards developing new criteria for water quality control and risk assessment (Collaborator)

2014-2015:   Croatian Water Agency/IZOR-Split: Monitoring of transitional and coastal waters of the Adriatic Sea (Collaborator/Partner)

2014-2015:   COMECOM/MERMEX - Metal contaminants in Mediterranean Coastal Environment (Partner)

2012-2013:   French DGA agency: Study of electrochemical methods for the detection of trace metals in seawater (Partner)

2011-2012:   COGITO (FRA-CRO) project: An impact of antifouling paints as a source of contamination by ecotoxic metals in the coastal marine environment (CRO PI)

2010-2012:   Gold microwire: a new tool for trace metal speciation in natural waters (Royal Society of Chemistry) (CRO PI)

2007-2011:   “Interactions of trace metal species in an aquatic environment”, Croatian governmental project (Collaborator)

2008-2009:   PHC ECONET (France, Croatia, B&H): Direct determination of arsenic species in natural ecosystems by electrochemistry and modelling of it speciation (CRO PI)

2006-2009:   „Marine Science and Coastal Management in the Adriatic, Western Balkan, An Educational and Reserch Network“, Norwegian science foundation, (Collaborator)

2005-2007:   „Ecotoxic trace metals in aquatic organisms of Plitvice Lakes National Park” – NP PL (PI)

2005-2008:   „MONALISA-Matiere Organique Naturelle en Milieu Sale“. Groupement de Recherche. Multipartitna suradnja s Universite de Toulon et du Var, Universite Aix-Marseille III, Universite de Bordeaux I, i IFREMER-a., Universite de Toulon et du Var, Universite Aix-Marseille III, Universite de Bordeaux I, and IFREMER-a, (Collaborator)

2003-2005:   "Environmental sono-electroanalysis: Manganese speciation and determination". Institute "Ruđer Bošković" and Oxford University, Physical and theoretical chemistry laboratory. (Collaborator)

1993-1996:   "Electroanalytical instrumentation development for physico-chemical characterisations of trace metals in the marine environment." EUREKA project EU-493 EUROMAR – ELANI. (Collaborator)

1998-2000:   „Development and application of methods for trace metals speciation“, Croatian governmental project (PI)

Awards and Achievements

University award for the best student research work, University of Zagreb, 1993.

Classes

  • Doctoral study of Engineer Chemistry at Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology: “Electrochemical determination and speciation of trace elements in aquatic systems: from modelling to in-situ measurements”
  • Graduate study at Faculty of Chemical Engineering end Technology: „The basics of electroanalytical chemistry“
  • Doctoral study of Chemistry - Analytical chemistry at Faculty of Science: „Environmental electrochemistry“
  • Interdisciplinary doctoral study in Oceanology, at Faculty of Science: „Analysis of trace elements in marine environment

Publications

Radovi u časopisima

Znanstveni i pregledni radovi

Radovi u zbornicima skupova

Znanstveni radovi u zbornicima skupova

  • Frančišković-Bilinski, S., Omanović, D., Pižeta Ivanka & Bilinski Halka (2018) Contaminant dispersion and source identification in small rivers, investigated on example of Radonja River, Croatia. U: SGEM, I. (ur.)18th International multidisciplinary scientific geoconference SGEM 2018 Conference proceedings, Volume 18, Issue: 3.1 doi:10.5593/sgem2018/3.1.

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  • Cukrov, N., Bishop, R., Cuculić, V., Cukrov, M., Cukrov, N., Garnier, C., Geček, S., Jalžić, B., Klanjšček, T., Kwokal, Ž., Legović, T., Mlakar, M., Omanović, D. & Žic, V. (2017) Anchialine caves of the Krka river estuary. U: Marguš, D. (ur.)Zbornik radova sa znanstveno-stručnog skupa Vizija i izazovi upravljanja zaštićenim područjima prirode u Republici Hrvatskoj.

  • Cukrov, N., Pađan, J., Cindrić, A., Marguš, M., Cukrov, N., Omanović, D. & Garnier, C. (2016) An impact of nautical tourism on copper concentrations in the Krka River estuary (Croatia). U: Briand, F. (ur.)Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit., 41.

  • Ciglenečki-Jušić, I., Ahel, M., Omanović, D., Mikac, N., Bura Nakić, E., Marguš, Marija, Dautović, Jelena, Caktaš Šagi, Filipa, Čanković, M. & Bačić, N. (2015) Eutrophication processes in the ecosystem of the Krka river - Visovac lake area. U: Danko Bionsić, Danko Holjević, Marija Vizner (ur.)Hrvatske vode na investicijskom valu, 6.th Croatian Water Conference with International Participation, Zbornik radova-Proceedings, Opatija May 2015, p.353- 362..

  • Orlović-Leko, P., Omanović, D. & Plavšić, M. (2014) Bulk deposition of metals and organic carbon in the urban area of Croatia. U: Kazeev, K. (ur.)Ecology and biology of the soil.

  • Omanović, D., Cindrić, A., Garnier, C., Oursel, B., Salaün, P., Cukrov, N. & Pižeta, I. (2013) Application of DGT technique in speciation of trace metals in a stratified estuary. U: Axel Romaña (Biogéochimie marine) (ur.)Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit., 40.

  • Cindrić, A., Garnier, C., Oursel, B., Dang, D., Cukrov, N., Pižeta, I. & Omanović, D. (2013) Distribution of trace metals in the stratifed Krka River estuary (Croatia). U: Axel Romaña (Biogéochimie marine) (ur.)Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit., 40.

  • Cukrov, N., Cuculić, V., Kwokal, ž., Mlakar, M. & Omanović, D. (2013) Trace metals in water columns of anchialine caves. U: Željko Dadić (ur.)Zbornik XVII Znanstveno - stručnog skupa Voda i javna vodoopskrba. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/646056).

  • Omanović, D., Cukrov, N., Kwokal, Ž., Cuculić, V., Cmuk, P., Mlakar, M., Pižeta, I., Špoljarić, I., Vurnek, M., Brozinčević, A. & Pavlus, N. (2011) Distribution of trace metals in waters and sediments of "Plitvička Jezera" National Park - Croatia. U: Šutić, B. (ur.)Zbornik radova.

  • Cukrov, N., Blatarić, A., Cuculić, V., Garnier, C., Jalžić, B. & Omanović, D. (2010) A preliminary study of trace metals and physico-chemical parameters in water column of anchialine cave Orljak, Croatia. U: Briand, F. (ur.)Abstracts of the 39th CIESM Congress ; u: Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit.. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/479139).

  • Omanović, D., Cuculić, V., Caktaš Šagi, F., Pižeta, I., Mlakar, M., Tucak Zorić, S. & Cukrov, N. (2009) Ecotoxic metal concentrations (Cd, Pb, Ni, Cu and Zn) in the groundwater of waterwell Mala Mlaka, Zagreb. U: Željko Daddić (ur.)XIII Znanstveno-stručni skup, VODA I JAVNA VODOOPSKRBA. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/429162).

  • Cukrov, N., Tepić, N., Omanović, D., Lojen, S., Bura-Nakić, E., Vojvodić, V. & Pižeta, I. (2009) Anthropogenic and Natural Influences on the Krka River (Croatia) Evaluated by Multivariate Statistical Analysis. U: Luzar-Stiffler, V., Jarec, I. & Bekic, Z. (ur.)Proceedings of the ITI 2009 31st International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces.

  • Kwokal, Ž., Cukrov, N., Cmuk, P., Mlakar, M. & Omanović, D. (2007) DISTRIBUTION OF MERCURY, CADMIUM, LEAD, COPPER AND ZINC IN SEDIMENTS OF OF THE RIJEKA HARBOUR AS RECORD OF POLLUTION. U: Doc.dr.sc. Natalija Jolić (ur.)Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Ports and Waterways. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/307490).

  • Omanović, D., Kwokal, Ž., Goodwin, A., Lawrence, A., Banks, C., Compton, R. & Komorsky-Lovrić, Š. (2007) Determination of Mn, Cd, Pb i Cu in Šibenik bay with anodic stripping voltammetry and sonoelectrochemistry. U: Drago Marguš (ur.)Zbornik radova sa simpozija rijeka Krka i Nacionalni Park "Krka" prirodna i kulturna baština, zaštita i održivi razvitak. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/303232).

  • Omanović, D., Cukrov, N. & Kwokal, Ž. (2007) Trace metals in water of the Krka river. U: Drago Marguš (ur.)Zbornik radova sa simpozija rijeka Krka i Nacionalni Park "Krka" prirodna i kulturna baština, zaštita i održivi razvitak. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/303229).

  • Louis, Y., Cmuk, P., Omanović, D., Garnier, C., Lenoble, V., Pižeta, I. & Mounier, S. (2007) Electrochemical behavior of copper complexes in model electrolyte solutions and natural waters. U: Mascle, J. (ur.)38th CIESM Congress Proceedings. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/299596).

  • Louis, Y., Cmuk, P., Nicolau, R., Omanović, D., Lenoble, V., Pižeta, I. & Mounier, S. (2007) Pseudopolarography as a tool for complexation studies of trace metals with dissolved natural organic matter. U: Mascle, J. (ur.)38th CIESM Congress Proceedings. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/299562).

  • Cukrov, N., Cmuk, P., Kwokal, Ž., Marguš, D., Mlakar, M. & Omanović, D. (2007) Ecotoxic trace metals in waters of "Krka" National Park - Croatia. U: DSc Zoran Nakić, A. (ur.)PROCEEDINGS of Second International Conference on Waters in Protected Areas. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/296729).

  • Omanović, D., Kwokal, Ž., Cukrov, N., Cmuk, P., Mlakar, M., Pižeta, I., Pavlus, N., Špoljarić, I. & Stojanovska, M. (2007) Spatial Distribution of Ecotoxic Trace Metals in Waters of "Plitvička Jezera" National Park - Croatia. U: Nakić, Z. (ur.)PROCEEDINGS of Second International Conference on Waters in Protected Areas. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/296728).

  • Omanović, D. & Branica, M. (2001) Speciation of dissolved trace metals in the marine environment by pseudopolarography. U: Fowler, S. (ur.)Rapport du 36e Congres de la CIESM.

  • Omanović, D., Pižeta, I., Peharec, Ž. & Marko, B. (1999) Voltammetric determination of copper complexing capacity in natural waters. U: 2. hrvatska konferencija o vodama Hrvatske vode - od Jadrana do Dunava.

  • Omanović, D., Peharec, Ž. & Marko, B. (1999) Pseudopolarographic characterization of trace metals in natural waters. U: 2. hrvatska konferencija o vodama Hrvatske vode - od Jadrana do Dunava.

  • Omanović, D., Peharec, Ž. & Marko, B. (1999) Voltammetric Determination of Trace Metals in Natural Water. U: Gereš, D. (ur.)2. hrvatska konferencija o vodamaHrvatske vode - od Jadrana do Dunava.

  • Omanović, D., Peharec, Ž. & Branica, M. (1998) Development and applicability of a new electrode systems for trace metals determination in natural water systems. U: Gojo, M. (ur.)Proceedings.

Ocjenski radovi

Doktorske disertacije

  • Omanović, D. (2001) 'Pseudopolarography of trace metals in water solutions', doktorska disertacija, Fakultet kemijskog inženjerstva i tehnologije, Zagreb.

Magistarski radovi

  • Omanović, D. (1996) 'Voltammetric determination and speciation of trace metals in aquatic systems', magistarski rad, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers (CSCE)
  • International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea (CIESM)
  • 2015-2019:    COST Action TD1407: Network on technology-critical elements - from environmental processes to human health threats, member
  • 2013-2015:   COST Action ES1201, Networking Lake Observatories in Europe (NETLAKE), member
  • 2014-2016:      COST Action ES1302, European Network on Ecological Functions of Trace Metals in Anaerobic Biotechnologies, member

computer programming – development of software and algorithms for treatment of electrochemical signals; automation of electroanalytical measurements, development of equipment for measurement automation

Author of several programs for data treatment and processing:

https://sites.google.com/site/daromasoft/

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