Head of Workgroup

Doctoral Candidates

Rebecca Peters

(since Sept. 2020)

Ran Wei

(since Sept. 2018)

Master Candidates

Raffaele Boehm

Topic: Flash flood susceptibility in low mountain ranges in Baden-Württemberg and the role of Large Wood

Marlena Reusswig

Topic: Tailings Facilities and their Disaster Risk Potential

Bachelor Candidates

Lea Antesz

Topic: Electrical conductivity as a tracer to quantify groundwater - surface water exchange flows in an urban, losing stream

Sandra Baron

Topic: Determination of 222-Rn emanation rates in sediment samples: A method comparison study

Karsten Brand

Topic: Korrelation zwischen Grundwassereinstrom und Flussgröße


Lea Haberstock

Topic: Ausmaß und Auswirkung von Staudammrückbauten weltweit

Katharina Wache

Topic: Greenhouse gas emissions from hydropower reservoirs




Eva Wolf

Former group members

Dr. Julia Kleinteich

Postdoctoral Researcher (04/2015 - 03/2020)

currently: Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG), Koblenz, Germany



Dr. Thomas Wendel

Lab manager (until Sept. 2019)

Dr. Saskia Rehse

(doctoral student, graduated July 23, 2019)

Thesis title: Effects of microplastics on freshwater organisms: A laboratory approach

Oleksandra Shumilova

(doctoral student, graduated Apr. 09, 2018) 

Thesis title: Neglected aspects in the alteration of river flow and riverine organic matter dynamics: a global perspective

currently: IGB Berlin, Germany


Anderson Abel de Souza Machado

(doctoral student, graduated Dec. 21, 2016)

Thesis title: Coastal pollution of aquatic systems: Literature review and experiments focusing on metal fate on estuaries

currently: Procter & Gamble Brussels, Belgium


Alexander E. Lumsdon 

(doctoral student, graduated Feb. 15, 2016)

Thesis title: Global development, acoustic and emissive consequences of hydropower

currently: Environment Agency, Nottingham, UK