Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991
    MSc degree: Soil Science, Wageningen University

  • 1991 – 1995
    PhD-student at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)

  • 1996 – 1998
    Post-doctoral researcher at Wageningen University

  • 1997
    PhD degree: Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)/Wageningen University

  • 1998 – 2001
    Post-doctoral researcher and deputy-coordinator EU-project SAP, UU

  • 2001 – 2004
    Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, UU

  • 2004 – 2006
    Assistant professor, Geochemistry, Utrecht University (UU)

  • 2006 – 2013
    Associate Professor of Biogeochemistry, Utrecht University (UU)

  • 2013
    Professor of Marine Biogeochemistry, Department of Earth Sciences – Geochemistry, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University (UU)

Selected publications

  • Reed, D.C., C.P. Slomp, G.J. de Lange, 2011. A quantitative reconstruction of organic matter and nutrient diagenesis in Mediterranean Sea sediments over the Holocene. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 5540-5558. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.07.002

  • Mort H.P, C.P. Slomp, B.G. Gustafsson, T.J. Andersen. 2010. Phosphorus recycling and burial in Baltic Sea sediments with contrasting redox conditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 1350-1362.

  • Tsandev I., C.P. Slomp. 2009. Modeling phosphorus cycling and carbon burial during Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 286, 71?79.

  • Spiteri, C., C.P. Slomp, M. Charette, K. Tuncay, C. Meile. 2008. Reactive transport modeling of flow and nutrient dynamics in a subterranean estuary (Waquoit Bay, MA , USA). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 72, 3398-3412.

  • Slomp C. P. and P. Van Cappellen. 2007. The global marine phosphorus cycle: sensitivity to oceanic circulation. Biogeosciences, 4, 155-171.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ERC Starting Grant Project on Phosphorus dynamics in low oxygen marine systems

  • Modeling of global nutrient fluxes at the land-ocean interface

  • Coupled biogeochemical analyses of nitrogen and sulphur in aquifer systems

  • Acidification of coastal waters

  • Seasonal dynamics of hypoxia and sediment nutrient cycling in Grevelingen Lake

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Referee for research proposals submitted to NSF, NERC, ACS, Seagrant Georgia, Swiss National Science Foundation, NSERC of Canada, FWO-Flanders etc.

  • Referee for >40 journals, including Science, Nature and Geology

  • Member of various PhD-thesis committees (e.g. Utrecht, Stockholm, Helsinki, Neuchatel, Copenhagen)


  • PloSOne, since 2011

  • Editor Biogeosciences, since 2007

  • Associate editor Aquatic Geochemistry, since 2006


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