Dr. Hermann Rügner

Anschrift:
Universität Tübingen
Hydrogeochemie
Hölderlinstr. 12
72076 Tübingen

Büro: Keplerstr. 17

+49-(0)7071-29-75041
hermann.ruegner(at)uni-tuebingen.de

 

Current Activities

Senior Research Scientist

Coordination: Collaborative Research Center 1253 CAMPOS: Catchments as Reactors (www.campos.uni-tuebingen.de)

Coordination of the Network "Platform Environmental Systems" (see: Environmental Systems)

Previous Professional Activities

2014-2018: Globaqua FP7 Project: Particle facilitated pollutant transport (see: GLOBAQUA), University of Tübingen, Germany.

2009-2013: WESS - Water Earth System Science Research Cluster, University of Tübingen, Germany.

2004-2009: Technology Transfer (TASK) & Contaminated Site Management (SAFIRA II), Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ, Leipzig, Germany.

1998-2004: PostDoc: Natural Attenuation Working Group, Center for Applied Geosciences, University of Tübingen, Germany.

1995-1998: PhD Student: Center for Applied Geosciences, University of Tübingen, Germany.

1995-1995: Scientist: Stable isotope techniques, Chair of Geochemistry, University of Tübingen, Germany.

1990-1993: Freelancer at the Umwelttechnik GmbH, St. Georgen, Germany.

Education

1995-1998: PhD Student: Sorption and sorption kinetics of hydrophobic compounds in aquifer materials" Geosciences, University of Tübingen.

1988-1994: Geology study, University of Tübingen.

Publications

Ruegner, H., Schwientek, M., Milacic, R., Zuliani, T.,Vidmar, J., Paunovic, M., Laschou, S., Kalogianni, E., Skoulikidis, N.T., Diamantini, E., Majone, B., Bellin, A., Chiogna, G., Martinez, E., López de Alda, M., Díaz-Cruz, S., Grathwohl, P. (2019): Particle Bound Pollutants in Rivers: Results from Suspended Sediment Sampling in Globaqua River Basins. STOTEN, doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.027.

Nasrabadi T, Ruegner H, Schwientek M, Bennett J, Valipour SF, Grathwohl P. (2018): Bulk metal concentrations versus total suspended solids in rivers: Time-invariant & catchment-specific relationships. PLoS ONE 2018; 13(1): e0191314.

Grathwohl, P. und Rügner, H. (2018): Das Schadstoff-Forschungsprojekt CAMPOS. TÜBINGER BLÄTTER 2018.

Schwientek, M., Ruegner, H., Scherer, U., Rode, M., Grathwohl, P. (2017): A parsimonious approach to estimate PAH concentrations in river sediments of anthropogenically impacted watersheds. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.208

Nasrabadi T., Rügner H., Sirdari Z.Z., Schwientek M., Grathwohl P. (2016): Using total suspended solids (TSS) and turbidity as proxies for evaluation of metal transport in river water. Applied Geochemistry 68 (2016) 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.03.003

Schwientek M. Guillet G., Rügner H., Kuch B., Grathwohl P. (2016): A high-precision sampling scheme to assess persistence and transport characteristics of micropollutants in rivers. Science of The Total Environment. 08/2015; 540. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.07.135.

Rügner H, Schwientek M, Egner M, Grathwohl P (2014): Monitoring of event-based mobilization of hydrophobic pollutants in rivers: Calibration of turbidity as a proxy for particle facilitated transport in field and laboratory. Sci. Tot. Environ. 490, 191–198. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969714006354

Rügner H, Schwientek M, Beckingham B, Kuch B, Grathwohl P (2013): Turbidity as a proxy for total suspended solids (TSS) and particle facilitated transport in catchments. Environ. Earth Sci. 69(2), doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2307-1.

Maier U, Flegr M, Rügner H, Grathwohl P (2013): Long-term solute transport and geochemical equilibria in seepage water and groundwater in a catchment cross section. Environ. Earth Sci. 69(2), doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2393-0.

Grathwohl P, Rügner H, Wöhling Th, et. mult. (2013): Catchments as reactors - A comprehensive approach for water fluxes and solute turn-over. Environ. Earth Sci. 69(2), doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2281-7.

Kolditz O, Rügner H, Grathwohl P, Dietrich P, Streck T (2013): WESS: an interdisciplinary approach to catchment research. Environ. Earth Sci. 69(2), doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2466-0.

Liu Y, Beckingham B, Rügner H, Li Z, Ma L, Schwientek M, Xie H, Zhao J, Grathwohl P (2012): Comparison of Sedimentary PAHs in the Rivers of Ammer (Germany) and Liangtan (China): Differences between Early- and Newly-Industrialized Countries. Environ. Sci. Technol., dx.doi.org/10.1021/es3031566.

Schwientek M, Rügner H, Beckingham B, Kuch B, Grathwohl P (2012): Integrated monitoring of transport of persistent organic pollutants in contrasting catchments. Environmental Pollution, 172, 155-162.

Grathwohl P, Rügner H, Teutsch G (2009): Wasser: Eine global bedrohte Georessource? In: Emmermann, R. (ed.): "System Erde-Mensch - Handlungsoptionen und Managementstrategien". Hauptveranstaltung der Geokommission zum International Year of Planet Earth, 12.-13. 06. 2009, Berlin, TERRA NOSTRA, Vol. 2009/2, 76-78.

Beyer C, Konrad W, Rügner H, Bauer S, Liedl R, Grathwohl P (2009): Model based prediction of long-term leaching of contaminants from secondary materials in road constructions and noise protection dams. Waste Management 29, 839–850.

Morio M, Finkel M, Schädler S, Hartmuth G, Rügner H (2009): Improving mega-site revitalisation strategies by trading off benefits from future land use and clean-up costs. In: Trefry, M. G. (ed.): Groundwater Quality: securing groundwater quality in urban and industrial environments; Proceedings of GQ2007 (Perth, Australia), IAHS Publ. 324, pp. 555-562.

Maier U, Rügner H, Grathwohl P (2007): Gradients Controlling Natural Attenuation of Ammonium. Applied Geochemistry, 22 (12), 2606-2617.

Beyer C, Konrad W, Rügner H, Chan Hee P, Bauer S, Liedl R, Grathwohl P (2007): Modellbasierte Sickerwasserprognose für die Verwertung von Recyclingbauschutt. Grundwasser, 12 (2), 94-107.

Rügner H, Finkel M, Kaschl A, Bittens M (2006): Application of monitored natural attenuation in contaminated land management – A review and recommended approach for Europe. Environmental Science & Policy 9, 568-576.

Henzler R, Rügner H, Grathwohl, P (2006): zur Stellungnahme von Herrn Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. H.-P. Blume in Bodenschutz 10 (2) 54-55 zum Artikel "Bewertung der Filter- und Pufferfunktion von Unterböden für organische Schadstoffe" von R. Henzler, H. Rügner und P. Grathwohl in Bodenschutz 10 (1) 8-14 Bodenschutz 10 (2), 55.

Rügner H, Grathwohl P (2006): Nutzung von Natural Attenuation Prozessen bei der Altlastenbearbeitung (Kapitel 2.5). In: Förstner, U. & Grathwohl, P. (Eds.), Ingenieurgeochemie - Technische Geochemie im Boden- und Gewässerschutz, 2. Auflage. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 23 S.

Henzler R, Rügner H, Grathwohl, P (2006): Filter- und Pufferfunktion von Unterböden für organische Schadstoffe, Bodenschutz 10 (1), 8-14.

Maier U, Rügner H, Grathwohl P (2005): Steady state plumes: Transverse mixing in aquifers, numerical experiments and field scale predictions for natural attenuation. In: Thomson, N.R. (ed.): Bringing Groundwater Quality Research to the Watershed Scale; Proceedings of GQ2004 (Waterloo, Canada), IAHS Publ. 297, pp. 317-325.

Kleineidam S, Rügner H, Grathwohl P (2004): Desorption Kinetics of Phenanthrene in Aquifer Material Lacks Hysteresis. Environmental Science & Technology, 38, 4169-4175.

Rügner H, Holder T, Maier U, Bayer-Raich M, Grathwohl P, Teutsch G (2004): Quantifizierung des mikrobiologischen Abbaues von Ammonium am Natural Attenuation Referenzstandort „ehemalige Abfalldeponie Osterhofen“. Grundwasser, 9 (2), 98-108.

Rügner H, Holder T, Ronecker U, Schiffler G, Grathwohl P, Teutsch G (2004): Natural Attenuation Untersuchungen "Teerölproduktefabrik/ehemaliges Gaswerk Kehl". Grundwasser, 9(1), 43-53.

Teutsch G, Rügner H, Zamfirescu D, Finkel M, Bittens M (2001): Source Remediation vs. Plume Management: Critical Factors Affecting the Cost-Efficiency. CLARINET and NICOLE Special Edition of Land Contamination & Reclamation: The Sustainable Management and Remediation of Contaminated Land, 128-140.

Rügner H, Teutsch G, Grathwohl P, Kohler W (2001): Natural Attenuation organischer Schadstoffe im Grundwasser: Stand der Technik, Methoden zur Implementierung. Schriftenreihe des Altlastenforums Baden-Württemberg e.V., Stuttgart, Heft 5 (ISBN 3-510-39005-9), 35 S.

Grathwohl P, Eberhardt C, Klenk I, Rügner H, Maier U (2000): Transverse Vertical Dispersivity in Aquifer Materials: Implications on Mass Transfer Across the Capillary Fringe and the Length of Steady State Plumes. In Bjerg PL; Engesgaard P; Krom TD (eds.): Groundwater 2000, 19-20 (Proc. of the International Conference on Groundwater Research, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 06-08, 2000 Rotterdam, 2000.

Kleineidam S, Rügner H, Grathwohl P (1999): Influence of petrographic composition/ organic matter distribution of fluvial aquifer sediments on the sorption of hydrophobic contaminants. Sedimentary Geology, 129, 311-325.

Rügner H, Kleineidam S, Grathwohl P (1999): Long term sorption kinetics of phenanthrene in aquifer materials. Environmental Science & Technology, 33, 1645-1651.

Kleineidam S, Rügner H, Ligouis B, Grathwohl P (1999): Organic matter facies and equilibrium sorption of phenanthrene. Environmental Science & Technology, 33, 1637-1644.

Kleineidam S, Rügner H, Grathwohl P (1999): Slow Sorption in heterogeneous aquifer material. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 1673-1678.

Rügner H (1998): Einfluss der Aquiferlithologie des Neckartals auf die Sorption und Sorptionskinetik organischer Schadstoffe- Dissertation; Tübinger Geowissenschaftliche Arbeiten, Reihe C, Nr. 39, 78 S.

Grathwohl P, Kleineidam S, Rügner H (1997): Slow sorption/desorption of organic contaminants in aquifer materials due to intraparticle diffusion. Proceedings 214th ACS Natl. Meeting, Las Vegas, September 1997, Invited Paper, pp. 228-231.

Kleineidam S, Rügner H, Grathwohl P (1997): Sorption kinetics of phenanthrene in heterogeneous aquifer materials.- Proceedings 214th ACS Natl. Meeting, Las Vegas, September 1997, pp. 150-152.

Rügner H, Kleineidam S, Grathwohl P (1997): Sorptionsverhalten organischer Schadstoffe in heterogenem Aquifermaterial am Beispiel des Phenanthrens.- Grundwasser, 2 (3), 133-138.