Dr. Floriane Guillevic
Assistentin / PostDoc
Floriane Guillevic
Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Umweltwissenschaften
FG Alewell

Assistentin / PostDoc

FG Alewell
Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 36 31

Research Interests

My main interest is metal contamination of the environment, combining a multidisciplinary approach of environmental sciences, including soil science, geochemistry and sedimentology at different scales, from particle to watershed. During my PhD, I focused on transfer processes of trace metals associated with past mining and smelting activities, as well as their long-term remobilisation by soil erosion. To investigate this, I used elemental geochemistry together with mineralogy and isotopic techniques (Pb, Sb) in a paleo-environmental approach.
My current research project, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF, AVATAR Project), aims to provide a revised dating framework for quantifying geomorphological processes using artificial fallout radionuclides during the Anthropocene period in the Southern Hemisphere, in order to trace soil erosion.


since 06/2023
PostDoc at University of Basel, Switzerland

11/2019 – 05/2023    
PhD at EDYTEM laboratory, University of Savoie Mont-Blanc, France.
Thesis:Legacy of metallurgical activities and long-term remobilisation processes of metals in an alpine mining district (French N-W Alps).

01/2018 – 10/2019     
Master of Science in Geology and Geological engineering, University of Québec at Chicoutimi, Canada.
hesis: Geometallurgical domains in a gold deposit, the case of the Whale Tail deposit, Amaruq project, Nunavut (in partnership with Agnico Eagle Mines).

9/2013 – 11/2017
Geological engineer degree (eq. M.Sc.), UniLasalle Beauvais, France.

9/2011 – 6/2013
Classe préparatoire aux Grandes Ecoles (CPGE) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences (intensive two-year study course preparing for the competitive entrance examinations to the French “Grandes Écoles”), Lycée Externat des Enfants Nantais, France.


11/2019 – 5/2021
Teaching Assistant at University of Savoie Mont-Blanc, France

6/2017 – 11/2017
Internship at Agnico Eagle Mines, Canada

6/2015 – 10/2015
Internship at IMERYS, France


Guillevic, F., Rossi, M., Resongles, E., Freydier, R., Ferrari, C., Poulenard, J., Quantin, C., Monvoisin, G., Arnaud, F., Multi-isotope (Pb, Sb) approach to trace metallic contaminant sources at a historical mining and metallurgical site. (In prep.)

Guillevic, F., Rossi, M., Poulenard, J., Sabatier, P., Develle, A-L., Quantin, C., Monvoisin, G., Arnaud, F., 2023. The Legacy of Metallurgical Atmospheric Contamination in a Mountainous Catchment: A Delayed Response of Pb Contamination. Accepted in Science of the Total Environment (STOTEN), Under revision.

Guillevic, F., Rossi, M., Develle, A.-L., Spadini, L., Martins, J.M.F., Arnaud, F., Poulenard, J., 2023. Pb dispersion pathways in mountain soils contaminated by ancient mining and smelting activities. Applied Geochemistry 105556. doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2022.105556