Sebastian Abel

PhD student




University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, M.Sc. (2014)

Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, B.Sc. (2012)



Novel materials for in-situ remediation of contaminated sediments



Abel S. and Akkanen J. 2018. Combined Field and Laboratory Study on Activated Carbon-Based Thin Layer Capping in a PCB-Contaminated Boreal Lake. Env. Sci. & Technol. 52: 4702-4710 

Abel S., Nybom I., Mäenpää K., Hale S., Cornelissen G., Akkanen J. 2017. Mixing and capping techniques for activated carbon based sediment remediation – efficiency and adverse Effects for Lumbriculus variegatus. Water Research 114, 104-112

Han, Z., Abel S., Akkanen J., and Werner D. 2017. Evaluation of strategies to minimize ecotoxic side-effects of sorbent-based sediment remediation. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol

Nybom, I., Abel S., Mäenpää K., and Akkanen J. 2016. Effects of activated carbon amended sediment on biological responses in Chironomus riparius multi-generation testing. J. Hazard. Mater. 318: 388-395

Nybom, I., Abel S., Waissi G., Väänänen K., Mäenpää K., Leppänen M.T., Kukkonen J.V.K., and Akkanen J. 2016. Effects of activated carbon on PCB bioaccumulation and biological responses of Chironomus riparius in full life cycle test. Env. Sci. Technol. 50, 5252-5260

Han, Z., Sani B., Akkanen J., Abel S., Nybom I., Karapanagioti H.K., and Werner D. 2015. A critical evaluation of magnetic activated carbon’s potential for the remediation of sediment impacted by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. J. Hazard. Mater. 286: 41-47