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Mgr. Julia Kočergina
Česká geologická služba
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Yulia V. Kochergina

Julia Kočergina


PhD. study, (2012-present), Charles University, Prague (geology)

PhD. Dissertation “Geochemical and isotopic constrains on the upper mantle composition beneath the Bohemian Massif” (supervised by Dr. rer. nat. Tomáš Magna)

M.Sc. in geochemistry (2012), Charles University, Prague
B.Sc. in science (2005), Herzen State Pedagogical University, St-Petersburg, Russia

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3938-8810



Research Experience (geochemical analytics)

  • Strontium, Neodymium ion-exchange chromatography and isotope analysis of rock samples, water (Sr), bones/email, TIMS (Triton, Finnigan MAT262), MC-ICPMS (Thermo Neptune)
  • Lead ion-exchange chromatography and isotope analyses of rock samples, archeological samples, MC-ICPMS (Thermo Neptune)
  • Osmium ion-exchange chromatography and isotope analysis of mantle peridotites, basalts, TIMS (Finnigan MAT262)
  • Rhenium ion-exchange chromatography, isotope analyses of peridotites, basalts; ICP-MS (Thermo Element 2)
  • PGE elements abundance analyses, isotope analyses in peridotites, basalts, ICPMS (Thermo Element 2)
  • Lithium ion-exchange chromatography, Li isotope measurements in peridotites; MC-ICPMS (Thermo Neptune)

  • Major elements abundance analyses in soils, ICP-OES
  • Trace elements abundance analyses in soils, waters, sediments – ICP-MS (Thermo X- Series), X-ray spectrometry (SpectroScan MAX); rock samples (Agilent 7900)
  • Sulfur, carbon analyses in soils (C/S ELTRA)

  • Hafnium ion-exchange chromatography and isotope analyses in bulk-rock silicates, MC-ICPMS (Thermo Neptune, Universität zu Köln, with C. Münker, as a visitor)
  • Noble gases extraction, separation and purification (He, Ne, Ar), isotope analyses (Micromass VG 5400 MS, GFZ Potsdam, as visitor)

Research interests

  • Magmatic geochemistry
  • Re-Os isotopes
  • Sr, Nd geochemistry
  • Pb isotopes in archeological artefacts
  • Trace elements in soil and sediments
  • Urban geochemistry

Grant projects

2012–2015 (P210/12/1990): Continental lithosphere as a source of differentiated alkaline lavas and genetic role of basic magmas - constraints from volcanism of the Ohře Graben, Czech Science Foundation, (team member, PI: T.Magna)

2013–2015: Re-Os geochemistry and age constraints of the subcontinental lithosphere of the Bohemian Massif; (PI, student Grant No. 60313, Charles University in Prague)

2015–2017 (15-08583S ) Role of carbonatites for Zr–Hf–Nb–Ta and highly siderophile element budgets in the Earth’s mantle – combined stable–radiogenic isotope approach. Czech Science Foundation, (team member, PI: T.Magna)

Peer-reviewed Publications


Kochergina, Yu.V., Ackerman, L., Erban, V., Matusiak-Malek M., Puziewicz, J., Halodová, P., Špaček, P., Trubač, J., Magna, T. (2016): Rhenium–osmium isotopes in pervasively metasomatized mantle xenoliths from the Bohemian Massif and implications for the reliability of Os model ages. – Chemical Geology 430, pp. 90–107

Walther D., Breitkreuz Ch., Rapprich V, Kochergina Yu.V., Chlupáčová M., Lapp M., Stanek K., Magna T. (2016): he Late Carboniferous Schönfeld–Altenberg Depression on the NW margin of the Bohemian Massif (Germany/Czech Republic): volcanosedimentary and magmatic evolution. – Journal of Geosciences 61 (4), pp. 371-393


Rapprich V., Kochergina Yu.V., Magna T., Laufek F., Halodová P. and Bůzek F. (2017): Carbonate-rich dyke in Roztoky Intrusive Complex – an evidence for carbonatite magmatism in the Eger Rift? Journal of Geosciences 62 (2), pp. 121-136

Ackerman L., Magna T., Rapprich V., Upadhyay D., Krátký O., Čejková B., Erban V., Kochergina Yu.V. and Hrstka T. (2017): Contrasting petrogenesis of spatially related carbonatites from Samalpatti and Sevattur, Tamil Nadu, India. Lithos 284-285, 257-275

Kochergina, Yu.V., Udatný, M., Penížek, V., Mihaljevič M: Mobility of Pb, Zn, Cu and As in disturbed forest soils affected by acid rain Environ Monit Assess (2017) 189: 570.

Selected conference abstracts

Udatný M., Kochergina Yu., Mihaljevič M. and Šebek O. (2011): Speciation of selected hazardous elements in soils with different vegetation cover in the Black Triangle region (Czech Republic). 11th International Conference on Geology, Geoecology and Evolutional Geography. St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

Ackerman L., Kochergina Yu., Špaček P. and Magna T. (2013): Highly siderophile element geochemistry of upper mantle xenoliths from NE Bavaria. Mineralogical Magazine 77 (5), A555

Kochergina Yu., Niedermann S., Rapprich V. and Magna T. (2013): Noble gas signature of Tertiary alkaline basalts and xenoliths from central Europe. Mineralogical Magazine 77 (5), A1485

Kochergina Yu., Magna T., Ackerman L., Erban V., Rapprich V., Münker C., Marien C. (2014): Hf–Os isotopes in Cenozoic alkaline basalts from the Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic. Mineralogical Magazine 78, A1287

Kochergina, Yu.V., Ackerman, L., Erban, V., Magna, T. (2015): Re – Os and platinum-group elements in massive peridotites from Moldanubian, Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic. Mineralogia. Special Papers, svazek 43. s. 49-50. – Wydawnictwo Naukowe Akapit. Wrocław

Odler M., Kmošek J., Fikrle M., Erban V, Kochergina Yu.V., Uhlir K., Griesser M., Hölzl R., Engelhardt I. (2017): Latest research into Old Kingdom copper alloy artefacts. Old Kingdom Art and Archaeology

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