Dr. Daniel Buchner

Universität Tübingen
Zentrum für Angewandte Geowissenschaften (ZAG)
Schnarrenbergstr. 94-96
72076 Tübingen
Office: Room 4R31
Phone: +49-(0)7071-29-73167
Email: daniel.buchner(at)uni-tuebingen.de

Since 2019
Lab manager

Center of Applied Geoscience (ZAG), University of Tübingen

Junior group leader environmental isotope chemistry and microbiology

in the Environmental Mineralogy and Environmental Chemistry group of Prof. Stefan B. Haderlein, University of Tübingen

Since 2016

in the expert committee for environmental isotope chemistry of the German Water Chemistry Society


University of Tübingen, Thesis: Deciphering stable isotope fractionation (δ13C; δ37Cl) during reductive dehalogenation of chlorinated ethenes: effects of bacterial growth physiology and expression of key enzymes. Supervisor: Prof. Stefan Haderlein


Geosciences, University of Tübingen. Supervisor: Stefan B. Haderlein


Martin, P. R., Buchner, D., Jochmann, M. A., & Haderlein, S. B. (2020). Stable carbon isotope analysis of polyphosphonate complexing agents by anion chromatography coupled to isotope ratio mass spectrometry: method development and application. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 412: 4827–4835.
Büsing, J., Buchner, D., Behrens, S., & Haderlein, S. B. (2020). Deciphering the Variability of Stable Isotope (C, Cl) Fractionation of Tetrachloroethene Biotransformation by Desulfitobacterium strains Carrying Different Reductive Dehalogenases Enzymes. Environmental Science & Technology, 54(3): 1593-1602.
Li, S., Braun, J., Buchner, D., & Haderlein, S. B. (2019). A denitrifier method for nitrite removal in electrochemical analysis of the electron accepting capacity of humic substances. Analytical chemistry. 92(1): 616-621.
Shun, L. I., Xiaoru, Y. A. N. G., Buchner, D., Haitao, W. A. N. G., Huijuan, X. U., Haderlein, S. B., & Yongguan, Z. H. U. (2019). Increased copper levels inhibit denitrification in urban soils. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of The Royal Society of Edinburgh. 109(3-4): 421-427.
Buchner, D., Schweikhart, M., Behrens, S., Schöndorf, T., Laskov, C., & Haderlein, S. B. (2019) Sanierung eines PCE-Schadens in einem makroskopisch oxischen Grundwasserleiter durch Stimulation anaerober dehalogenierender Bakterien. Grundwasser, 1-13.

Buchner, D., Jin, B., Ebert, K., Rolle, M., Elsner, M., and Haderlein, S.B. (2017) Experimental Determination of Isotope Enrichment Factors - Bias from Mass Removal by Repetitive Sampling. Environ. Sci. Technol. 51: 1527–1536.

Buchner, D., Behrens, S., Laskov, C., and Haderlein, S.B. (2015) Resiliency of Stable Isotope Fractionation (δ13C and δ37Cl) of Trichloroethene to Bacterial Growth Physiology and Expression of Key Enzymes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 13230–13237.

Cretnik, S., Thoreson, K.A., Bernstein, A., Ebert, K., Buchner, D., Laskov, C., et al. (2013) Reductive dechlorination of TCE by chemical model systems in comparison to dehalogenating bacteria: Insights from dual element isotope analysis (13C/12C,37Cl/35Cl). Environ. Sci. Technol. 47: 6855–6863.

Buchner, D., Loganathan, M., Behrens, S., Laskov, C., Schoendorf, T., and Haderlein, S. (2011) Enhanced natural attenuation - determining the potential for reductive dechlorination in an oxic aquifer. IAHS-AISH Publ. 283–286.


Peer reviewing

Since 2017: Environmental Science & Technology

Since 2013: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology



Project seminar Environmental Chemistry: Contaminant degradation - Processes, verification, case studies (BSc, 6 ECTS)

Environmental isotope chemistry of organic compounds (MSc, 3 ECTS)

Aquatic & Environmental Chemistry II - Lab Course (MSc, 6 ECTS)