Veröffentlichungen in peer-reviewed Zeitschriften

In Vorbereitung

van Laaten N, von Tümpling W, Merten D, Pirrung M, (in Vorbereitung) Spider web biomonitoring: A cost-effective, straightforward approach to identify sources of urban particulate matter





Boczonádi I, Jakab Á, Baranyai E, Tóth C, Daróczi L, Csernoch L, Kis G, Antal M, Pusztahelyi T, Grawunder A, Merten D, Emri T, Fabian I, Kothe E, Pócsi I (akzeptiert) Rare earth element sequestration by Aspergillus oryzae biomass. Environmental Technology

Bouby M., Kraft S, Kuschel  F, Geyer S, Mosei-Rabung S, Schaefer S, Geckeis H (akzeptiert) Erosion dynamics of compacted raw or homoionic MX80 bentonite in a low ionic strength synthetic water under quasi-stagnant flow conditions. Clay Science

Huber FM, Leone D, Trumm M, Moreno L, Neretnieks I, Wenka A, Schäfer T (eingereicht) Impact of fracture geometry on bentonite erosion - a numerical study. Appl. Clay Sci.

Kölbel L, Kölbel T, Maier U, Sauter M, Schäfer T, Wiegand B, (submitted). Water-rock interactions in the Bruchsal geothermal system by U-Th series radionuclides. Geofluids.

Montoya V, Noseck U, Mattick F, Britz S, Rinderknecht F, Blechschmidt I, Schäfer T (eingereicht) Radionuclide solubility and speciation calculations for the Long-term In-situ Test (LIT) at Grimsel Test Site (GTS, Switzerland). Environmental Science & Technology.

Sims AP, Devine JM, Morris K, Pattrick RAD, Fielding AJ, Edge R, Pimblott SM, Schäfer T, Darbha GK, Mosselmans JFW, Henderson CMB, Livens FR, Pearce C (eingereicht): Molecular- to meso-scale effects of heat and gamma radiation on engineered clay barrier performance for radioactive waste disposal. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta.

van Laaten N. Merten D. von Tümpling W, Schäfer T, Pirrung M (eingreicht) Comparison of spider web and moss bag biomonitoring to detect sources of urban particulate matter. Water Air and Soil Pollution.


Åhlgren K, Sjöberg V, Grawunder A, Allard B, Bäckström M (2020): Chemistry of acidic and neutralized alum shale pit lakes 50 years after mine closure, Kvarntorp, Sweden. Mine Water Environ.

Bogner, A.; Link, J.; Baum, M.; Mahlbacher, M.; Gil-Diaz, T.; Lützenkirchen, J.; Sowoidnich, T.; Heberling, F.; Schäfer, T.; Ludwig, H. M.; Dehn, F.; Müller, H. S.; Haist, M., (2020): Early hydration and microstructure formation of Portland cement paste studied by oscillation rheology, isothermal calorimetry, 1H NMR relaxometry, conductance and SAXS. Cement and Concrete Research 130, 105977.

Kölbel L, Kölbel T, Sauter M, Schäfer T, Siefert D, Wiegand B (2020): Identification of fracture zones in geothermal reservoirs in sedimentary basins: A radionuclide-based approach. Geothermics 85, 101764

Link J, Sowoidnich T, Pfitzner C, Gil-Diaz T, Heberling F, Lützenkirchen J, Schäfer T, Ludwig H-M, Haist M (2020)  Influence of cement hydration and temperature onto thixotropy of cement paste. Materials 13, 853.

Seher H, Geckeis H, Fanghänel T, Schäfer, T (2020). Bentonite nanoparticle stability and effect of fulvic acids: experiments and modelling. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 4, 16.


Burow K, Grawunder A, Harpke M, Pietschmann S, Ehrhardt R, Wagner L, Voigt K, Merten D, Büchel G, Kothe E (2019): Micobiomes in an acidic rock–water cave system. FEMS Microbiology Letters 366, fnz 176.

Constantinescu P, Neagoe A, Nicoară A, Grawunder A, Ion S, Onete M, Iordache V (2019): Implications of spatial heterogeneity of tailing material and time scale of vegetation growth processes for the design of phytostabilisation. Science of the Total Environment 692: 1057-1069.


Kirtzel J, Scherwietes EL, Merten D, Krause K, Kothe E, (2019): Metal Release and Sequestration from Black Slate Mediated by a Laccase of Schizophyllum commune. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 26, 5-13.

Krauße T, Schütze E, Phieler R, Fürst D, Merten D, Büchel G,  Kothe E (2019): Changes in element availability induced by sterilization in heavy metal contaminated substrates: A comprehensive study. Journal of hazardous materials 370, 70-79.

Stoll M, Huber FM, Trumm M, Enzmann F,  Meinel D, Wenka A,  Schill E, Schäfer T (2019): Experimental and numerical investigations on the effect of fracture geometry and fracture aperture distribution on flow and solute transport in natural fractures. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 221, 82-97.

Quinto F, Busser C, Faestermann T, Hain K, Koll D, Korschinek G, Kraft S, Ludwig P, Plaschke M, Schäfer T, Geckeis H (2019) Ultratrace Determination of 99Tc in Small Natural Water Samples by Accelerator Mass Spectrometry with the Gas-Filled Analyzing Magnet System. Analytical Chemistry 91, 4585-4591.


Bae S, Sihn Y, Kyung D, Yoon S, Eom T, Kaplan U, Kim H, Schäfer T, Han S, Lee W (2018): Molecular identification of Cr(VI) removal mechanism on vivianite surface. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52, 10647-10656.

Drake H, Mathurin FA, Zack T, Schäfer T, Roberts NMW, Whitehouse M, Karlsson A, Broman C, Åström, ME (2018): Incorporation of metals into calcite in a deep anoxic granite aquifer. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52(2), 493-502.

Grawunder A, Gube M (2018): Element distribution in fruiting bodies of Lactarius pubescens with focus on rare earth elements. Chemosphere 208, 614-625

Grawunder A, Lonschinski M, Händel M, Wagner S, Merten D, Mirgorodsky D, Büchel G (2018): Rare earth element patterns as process indicators at the water-solid interface of a post-mining area. Appl. Geochem. 96, 138-154.

Haas- Nüesch R, Heberling F,  Schild D,  Rothe J, Dardenne K, Jähnichen S, Eiche E, Marquard, C, Metz V, Schäfer T (2018). Mineralogical characterization of scalings formed in geothermal sites in the Upper Rhine Graben before and after the application of sulfate inhibitors. Geothermics 71, 264-273.

Montoya V, Baeyens B, Glaus MA, Kupcik T, Marques Fernandes M, Van Laer L, Bruggeman C, Maes N and Schäfer T (2018): Sorption of Sr, Co and Zn on illite: Batch experiments and modelling including Co in-diffusion measurements on compacted samples. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 223, 1-20.

Shelton A, Sellin P, Missana T, Schäfer T, Červinka R, Koskinen K (2018): Synthesis report: Colloids and related issues in the long term safety case. SKB Technical report TR-17-17; SKB Technical Report TR-17-17.


Eichhorn L, Pirrung M, Zolitschka B, Büchel G (2017): Pleniglacial sedimentation process reconstruction on laminated lacustrine sediments from lava-dammed Paleolake Alf, West Eifel Volcanic Field (Germany). Quat. Sci. Rev., 172: 83-95.

Grawunder A, Gärtner S, Merten D (2017): Adaptation of a rare earth element pre-concentration method to water enriched in Al, Ca, Fe, and Mg. Mine Water Environ. 36(3), 363-370

Grawunder A, Raabe D, Lonschinski M, Merten D, Büchel G (2017): Rare earth elements in Permian salts and brine water, Thuringia, Germany. Chem. Erde 77/4, 633-636. DOI: 10.​1016/​j.​chemer.​2017.​09.​001

Heberling F, Schild D, Degering D, Schäfer T ( 2017). How well suited are current thermodynamic models to predict or interpret the composition of (Ba,Sr)SO4 solid-solutions in geothermal scalings? Geothermal Energy 5.

Huber FM, Totskiy Y, Marsac R, Schild D, Pidchenko I, Vitova T, Kalmykov S, Geckeis H, Schäfer T (2017). Tc interaction with crystalline rock from Äspö (Sweden): Effect of in-situ rock redox capacity. App. Geochem. 80, 90-101.

Meier A, Kastner A, Harries D, Wierzbicka-Wieczorek M, Majzlan J, Büchel G, Kothe E (2017): Calcium carbonates: Induced biomineralization with controlled macromorphology, Biogeosciences, 14, 4867-4878.

Meier A, Singh MK, Kastner A, Merten D, Büchel G, Kothe E (2017): Microbial communities in carbonate rocks - from soil via groundwater to rocks. J. Bas. Microbiol. 57, 752-761.

Meller C, Bremer J, Baur S, Bergfeldt T, Blum P, Canic T, Eiche E., Gaucher E, Hagenmeyer V, Heberling F, Held S, Herfurth S, Isele J, Kling T, Kuhn D, Kumar A, Mayer D, Müller B, Neumann T, Nestler B, Nitschke F, Nothstein A, Nusiaputra Y, Orywall P, Peters M, Sahara D, Schäfer T, Schill E, Schilling F, Schröder E, Selzer M, Stoll M, Wiemer HJ, Wolf S, Zimmermann M, Kohl T, (2017) Integrated Research as Key to the Development of a Sustainable Geothermal Energy Technology. Energy Technology 5, 965-1006.

Pidchenko I, Kvashnina, KO, Yokosawa T, Finck N, Bahl S, Schild D, Polly R, Bohnert E, Rossberg A, Göttlicher J, Dardenne K, Rothe J, Schäfer T, Geckeis H, Vitova T (2017) Uranium Redox Transformations after U(VI) Coprecipitation with Magnetite Nanoparticles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 51, 2217-2225.

Quinto F, Blechschmidt I, Garcia Perez C, Geckeis H, Geyer F, Golser R, Huber F, Lagos M, Lanyon B, Plaschke M, Steier P, Schäfer T (2017) Multiactinide Analysis with Accelerator Mass Spectrometry for Ultratrace Determination in Small Samples: Application to an in Situ Radionuclide Tracer Test within the Colloid Formation and Migration Experiment at the Grimsel Test Site (Switzerland). Anal. Chem. 89, 7182-7189.

Regenspurg, S., Schäfer, T., 2017. Workshop “Geothermal fluids in saline systems”. Geothermal Energy 5.

Sjöberg S, Allard B, Rattray J, Callac N, Grawunder A, Ivarsson M, Sjöberg V, Karlsson S, Skelton A, Dupraz  C (2017):  Rare earth element enriched birnessite in water-bearing fractures, the Ytterby mine, Sweden. Appl. Geochem. 78: 158-171, DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.12.021

Stoll M, Huber FM, Schill E, Schäfer T (2017) Parallel-plate fracture transport experiments of nanoparticulate illite in the ultra-trace concentration range investigated by Laser-Induced Breakdown Detection (LIBD). Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 529, 222-230.

vor 2017

Beyer A, Burow K, Büchel G, Kothe E (2016): Bacterial communities in salt marine evaporate rocks and pristine Zechstein aquifers. Geomicrobiol. J. 33: 774-778, DOI:10.1080/01490451.2015.1099764

Fabisch M, Freyer G, Johnson CA, Büchel G, Akob DM, Neu TR, Küsel K (2016): Dominance of ‘Gallionella capsiferriformans’ and heavy metal association with Gallionella-like stalks in metal-rich pH 6 mine water dischargeGeobiol. 14: 68-90, DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12162

Beyer A, Rzanny M, Weist A, Möller S, Burow K, Gutmann F, Neumann S, Lindner J, Müsse S, Brangsch H, Stoiber-Lipp J, Lonschinski M, Merten D, Büchel G, Kothe E (2015): Aquifer community structure in dependence of lithostratigraphy in groundwater reservoirs. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(24):19342-19351, DOI:10.1007/s11356-015-4682-5

Goepel A, Lonschinski M, Viereck L, Büchel G, Kukowski N (2015): Volcano-tectonic structures and CO2-degassing patterns in the Laacher See basin, Germany. Int. J. Earth Sci. 104(5):1483-1495. DOI: 10.1007/s00531-014-1133-3

Grawunder A, Lonschinski M, Merten D, Büchel G (2015): Rare earth elements as a tool for studying the formation of cemented layers in an area affected by acid mine drainage. Appl. Geochem. 54:100-110, DOI:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.01.006

Kothe E, Büchel G (2015): Alteration and element mobility at microbe-mineral interfaces. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(24):19315-19316. DOI:10.1007/s11356-015-5761-3

Märten A, Berger D, Köhler M, Merten, D (2015): The dendroanalysis of oak trees as a method of biomonitoring past and recent contamination in an area influenced by uranium mining.Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(24):19417-19425, DOI:10.1007/s11356-015-4902-z

Mayanna S, Peacock C, Schäffner F, Grawunder A, Merten D, Kothe E, Büchel G (2015): Biogenic precipitation of manganese oxides and enrichment of heavy metals at acidic soil pH.Chem. Geol. 402:6-17, DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.02.029

Phieler R, Merten D, Roth M, Büchel G, Kothe E (2015): Phytoremediation using microbially mediated metal accumulation in Sorghum bicolor. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(24):19408-19416, DOI:10.1007/s11356-015-4471-1

Pirrung M, Händel M, Merten D, Engelhardt J, Pudlo D, Totsche K, Voigt T (2015): Zur Geochemie der Sediment des Unteren und Mittleren Keupers der zentralen Thüringer Mulde. Beitr. Geol. Thüringen 22: 185-215

Schäffner F, Merten D, Pollok K, Wagner S, Knoblauch S, Langenhorst F, Büchel G (2015): Fast formation of supergene Mn oxides/ hydroxides under acidic conditions in the oxic/ anoxic transition zone of a shallow aquifer. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(24):19362-19375, DOI:10.1007/s11356-015-4404-z

Schütze E, Ahmed E, Voit A, Klose M, Greyer M, Svatos A, Merten D, Roth M, Holmström SJM, Kothe E (2015): Siderophore production by streptomycetes—stability and alteration of ferrihydroxamates in heavy metal-contaminated soil. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(24):19376-19383, DOI:10.1007/s11356-014-3842-3

Sitte J, Löffler S, Burkhardt E-M, Goldfarb KC, Büchel G, Hazen TC, Küsel K (2015): Metals other than uranium affected microbial community composition in a historical uranium-mining site. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22(24):19326-19341, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-4791-1

Träber SC, Li WB, Höllriegl V, Nebelung K, Michalke B, Rühm W, Oeh U (2015): Calculation of internal dose from ingested soil-derived uranium in humans: Application of a new method. Radiat. Envrion. Biophys. 54(3):265-272, DOI:10.1007/s00411-015-0602-9

Allard B, Bäckström M, Karlsson S, Grawunder A (2014): Neutralisation of an acidic pit lake by alkaline waste products. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 21(11): 6930-6938

Akob D, Bohu T, Beyer A, Schäffner F, Händel M, Johnson CA, Merten D, Büchel G, Totsche KU, Küsel K (2014): Identification of Mn(II)-oxidizing bacteria from a low pH contaminated former uranium mine. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(16): 5086-5097, doi: 10.1128/AEM.01296-14

Grawunder A, Merten D, Büchel G (2014): Origin of middle rare earth element enrichment in acid mine drainage-impacted areas. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 21(11): 6812-6823

Kothe E, Büchel G (2014): UMBRELLA: Using MicoBes for the REgulation of heavy metaL mobiLity at ecosystem and landscape scAle. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 21(11): 6761-6764

Kötschau A, Büchel G, Einax JW, Meißner R, von Tümpling W, Merten D (2014): Element pattern recognition and classification in sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) grown on contaminated and non-contaminated soil. Microchem. J. 114: 164-174

Kötschau A, Büchel G, Einax JW, von Tümpling W, Merten D (2014): Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) - Phytoextraction capacity for heavy metals on a mining-influenced area in Thuringia, Germany. Environ. Earth Sci. 72(6): 2023-2031. DOI 10.1007/s12665-014-3111-2

Kötschau A, Büchel G, Einax JW, Mirgorodsky D, Meißner R, von Tümpling W, Merten D (2014): Element contents in shoots of sunflower (Helianthus annuus): Prediction versus measuring. Chem. Erde 74(3): 385-391. DOI 10.1016/j.chemer.2014.02.006

Langella F, Grawunder A, Stark R, Weist A, Merten D, Haferburg G, Büchel G, Kothe E (2014): Microbially assisted phytoremediation approaches for two multi-element contaminated sites.Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 21(11): 6845-6858

Pourjabbar A, Sârbu C, Kostarelos K, Einax JW, Büchel G. (2014): Fuzzy hierarchical cross-clustering of data from abandoned mine site contaminated with heavy metals. Computer & Geosciences 72: 122-133;  DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2014.07.004

Schütze, E, Klose, M, Merten, D., Nietzsche, S, Senftleben, D, Roth, M, Kothe, E (2014): Growth of streptomycetes in soil and their impact on bioremediation, J. Hazard. Materials 267: 128-135

Adlassnig W, Koller-Peroutka M, Neagoe A, Grawunder A, Sassmann S, Puschenreiter M, Horvath A, Lichtscheidl IK (2013): Amphibians in metal-contaminated habitats. Salamandra 43:149-158

Chandrajith R, Barth JAC, Subasinghe ND, Merten D, Dissanayake CB (2013): Geochemical and isotope characterization of geothermal spring waters in Sri Lanka: Evidence for a steeper than expected geothermal gradient. Journal of Hydrology 476, 360-369.

Kötschau A., Fischer C., Büchel G., Einax J.W., von Tümpling W., Merten D. (2013): Mapping of macro and micro elements by Laser Ablation-ICP-MS in the leaves of sunflower (Helianthus annuus), Microchem. J. 110, 783-789.

Schütze E, Weist A, Klose M, Wach T, Schumann M, Nietzsche S, Merten D, Baumert J, Majzlan J, Kothe E (2013): Taking nature into lab: biomineralization by heavy metal resistant streptomycetes in soil. Biogeosciences 10, 3605-3614.

Schütze E, Miltner A, Nietzsche S, Achtenhagen J, Klose M, Merten D, Greyer M, Roth M, Kästner M, Kothe E (2013): Live and death of Streptomyces in soil – What happens to the biomass? Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 176(5): 665–673

Seib N, Kley J, Büchel G (2013): Identification of maars and similar volcanic landforms in the West Eifel Volcanic Field through image processing of DTM data:efficiency of different methods depending on preservation state. Int. J. Earth Sci. 102:875–901, DOI 10.1007/s00531-012-0829-5

Tessema SG, Mirgorodsky D, Merten D, Hildebrandt A, Attinger S, Büchel G (2013): Hydrochemical characterization of groundwater system of biodiversity experimental field: Jena, Germany. Environ Earth Sci 70: 821-837

Willscher S, Mirgorodsky D, Jablonski L, Ollivier D, Merten D, Büchel G, Wittig J, Werner P (2013): Field scale phytoremediation experiments on a heavy metal and uranium contaminated site, and further utilization of the plant residues. Hydrometallurgy 131-132, 46-53.

Al-Mashaikhi K, Oswald S, Attinger S, Büchel G, Knöller K, Strauch G (2012): Evaluation of groundwater dynamics and quality in the Najd aquifers located in the Sultanate of Oman. Environ. Earth Sci. 66:1195-1211

Walter A, Kuhri S, Reinicke M, Bocklitz T, Schumacher W, Rösch P, Merten D, Büchel G, Kothe E, Popp J (2012): Raman spectroscopic detection of Nickel impact on single Streptomycescells - possible bioindicators for heavy metal contamination. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 43, 1058-1064

Baumann N, Arnold T, Lonschinski M (2011): TRLFS study on the speciation of uranium in seepage water and pore water of heavy metal contaminated soil. Journal of  Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 291(3):673-679

Burkhardt E-M, Bischoff S, Akob DM, Büchel G, Küsel K (2011): Heavy Metal Tolerance of Fe(III)-Reducing Microbial Communities in Contaminated Creek Bank Soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77(9):3132-3136

Gerth A, Merten D, Baumbach H (2011): Verbreitung, Vergesellschaftung und genetische Populationsdifferenzierung des Berg-Steinkrautes (Alyssum montanum L.) auf Schwermetallstandorten im östlichen Harzvorland. – Hercynia N.F. 44: 73-92.

Legler B, Schneider JW, Gebhardt U, Merten D, Gaupp R (2011): Lake deposits of moderate salinity as sensitive indicators of lake level fluctuations: Example from the Upper Rotliegend saline lake (Middle–Late Permian, Northeast Germany). – Sedimentary Geology 234: 56-69

Lonschinski M, Knöller K, Merten D, Büchel G (2011): Flow dynamics of groundwater and soil water in the former heap Gessenhalde at the Uranium mining area Ronneburg: a stable isotope approach. Hydrological Processes 25/6: 861-872

Gäckle, M., Merten, D. (2010): Study of plasma parameters influencing fractionation in laser ablation - inductively coupled plasma - mass spectrometry. - Spectrochimica Acta Part B - Atomic Spectroscopy 65: 991-1001.

Mirgorodsky, D., Ollivier, D., Merten, D., Bergmann, H., Büchel, G., Willscher, S., Wittig, J., Jablonski, L., Werner, P. (2010): Maßnahmen zur Strahlenschutzvorsorge radioaktiv belasteter Großflächen durch Sanierung mittels Phytoremediation und anschließende Verwertung der belasteten Pflanzenreststoffe (PHYTOREST). atw-International Journal for Nuclear Power 12: 774-778.

Sitte, J.,  Akob, D.M., Kaufmann, C., Finster, K., Banerjee, D., Burkhardt, E.-M., Kostka, J.E., Scheinost, A.C., Büchel, G.,  Küsel, K. (2010): Microbial links between sulfate reduction and metal retention in uranium- and heavy metal-contaminated soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 3143-3152.

Büchel G, Merten D (2009): Geo-Bio-Interactions at heavy-metal-contaminated sites. - Geochemistry 69 Suppl. 2: 1-3.

Burkhardt EM, Meißner S, Merten D, Büchel G, Küsel K (2009): Heavy metal retention and microbial activities in geochemical barriers formed in glacial sediments subjacent to a former uranium mining leaching heap. - Geochemistry 69 Suppl. 2: 21-34.

Dimkpa CO, Merten D, Svatos A, Büchel G, Kothe E (2009): Metal-induced oxidative stress impacting plant growth in contaminated soil is alleviated by microbial siderophores. - Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41: 154-162.

Dimkpa CO, Merten D, Svatos A, Büchel G, Kothe E (2009): Siderophores mediate reduced and increased uptake of cadmium by Streptomyces tendae F4 and sunflower (Helianthus annuus), respectively. - Journal of Applied Microbiology 107: 1687-1696.

Grawunder A, Lonschinski M, Merten D, Büchel G (2009): Distribution and bonding of residual contamination in glacial sediments at the former uranium mining leaching heap of Gessen/Thuringia, Germany. - Geochemistry 69 Suppl. 2: 5-19.

Hopf J, Langenhorst F, Pollok K, Merten D, Kothe E (2009): Influence of microorganisms on biotite dissolution: An experimental approach. - Geochemistry 69 Suppl. 2: 45-56.

Neagoe A, Merten D, Iordache V, Büchel G (2009): The effect of bioremediation methods involving different degrees of soil disturbance on the export of metals by leaching and by plant uptake. - Geochemistry 69 Suppl. 2: 57-73.

Rödiger T, Sauter M, Büchel G (2009): Infiltration und Grundwasserströmung in geklüftet-porösen Buntsandsteingrundwasserleitern im Osten des Thüringer Beckens. - Grundwasser 14: 21-32.

Schmidt A, Haferburg G, Schmidt A, Lischke U, Merten D, Ghergel F, Büchel G, Kothe E (2009): Heavy metal resistance to the extreme: Streptomyces strains from a former uranium mining area. - Geochemistry 69 Suppl. 2: 35-44.

Schöner A, Noubactep C, Büchel G, Sauter M (2009): Geochemistry of natural wetlands in former uranium milling sites (eastern Germany) and implications for uranium retention. - Geochemistry 69 Suppl. 2: 91-107.

Senitz S, Gaupp R, Büchel G (2009): High resoluted spatial reconstruction of a Quaternary aquifer in a subarea of the Gessental Valley near Ronneburg (former uranium mining site in Eastern Thuringia) by the combination of field data and geostatistics. – Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 160: 367-389.

Willscher S, Wittig J, Bergmann H, Büchel G, Merten D, Werner P (2009): Phytoremediation as an alternative way for the treatment of large, low heavy metal contaminated sites: application at a former uranium mining area. Adv. Mat. Res. 71–73:705–708.

Dimkpa, C.O., Svatos, A., Merten, D., Büchel, G., Kothe, E. (2008): Hydroxamate siderophores produced by Streptomyces acidiscabies E13 bind nickel and promote growth in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) under nickel stress. - Canadian Journal of Microbiology 54: 163-172.

Pirrung, M., Büchel, G., Lorenz, V., Treutler, H.C. (2008): Post-eruptive development of the Ukinrek East Maar since its eruption in 1977 AD in the periglacial area of south-west Alaska. – Sedimentology 55: 305-334.

Pirrung, M., Illner, P., Matthiessen, J. (2008): Biogenic barium in surface sediments of the European Nordic Seas. - Marine Geology 250: 89-103.

Grunewald, U., Zimanowski, B., Buttner, R., Phillips, L.F., Heide, K., Büchel, G. (2007): MFCI experiments on the influence of NaCl-saturated water on phreatomagmatic explosions. - Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 159: 126-137.

Haferburg, G., Merten, D., Büchel, G., Kothe, E. (2007): Biosorption of metal and salt tolerant microbial isolates from a former uranium mining area. Their impact on changes in rare earth element patterns in acid mine drainage. - Journal of Basic Microbiology 47: 474-484.

Haferburg, G., Reinicke, M., Merten, D., Büchel, G., Kothe E. (2007): Microbes adapted to acid mine drainage as source for strains active in retention of aluminum or uranium.- Journal of Geochemical Exploration 92: 196-204.

Noubactep, C., Schöner, Dienemann, H. & Sauter, M. (2006): Release of coprecipitated uranium from iron oxides. - Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 267: 21-27.

Noubactep, C., Schöner, A., Meinrath, G. (2006): Mechanism of uranium removal from the aqueous solution by elemental iron. - Journal of Hazardous Materials 132: 202-212.

Noubactep, C., Sonnefeld, J., Merten, D., Heinrichs, T., Sauter, M. (2006): Effects of the presence of pyrite and carbonate minerals on the kinetics of the uranium release from a natural rock. - Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 270: 325-333.

Siefert, B., Büchel G., Lebküchner-Neugebauer, J. (2006): Kalirückstandshalde Sollstedt (Thüringen): Untersuchungen zur Ausbreitung der Haldenlösung im Rötkarst.- Grundwasser 11: 99-110.

Winkler, R., Richter, M.E.A., Knüpfer, U., Merten, D., Hertweck, C. (2006): Regio- and chemoselective enzymatic N-oxygenation in vivo, in vitro, and in flow. - Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 45: 8016-8018.

Büchel G, Bergmann H, Ebena G, Kothe E (2005): Geomicrobiology in remediation of mine waste. Chem. Erde 65(S1):1-5.

Carlsson E, Büchel G (2005): Screening of residual contamination at a former uranium heap leaching site, Thuringia, Germany. Chem. Erde 65(S1):75-95.

Gäckle M, Merten D (2005): Modelling the temporal intensity distribution in laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) using scanning and drilling mode. - Spectrochimica Acta Part B - Atomic Spectroscopy 60: 1517-1530.

Kothe E, Bergmann H, Büchel G (2005): Molecular mechanisms in bio-geo-interactions: From a case study to general mechanisms. Chem. Erde 65(S1):7-27.

Merten D, Geletneky J, Bergmann H, Haferburg G, Kothe E, Büchel G (2005): Rare earth element patterns: A tool for understanding processes in remediation of acid mine drainage. Chem. Erde 65(S1):97-114.

Neagoe A, Ebena G, Carlsson E (2005): The effect of soil amendments on plant performance in an area affected by acid mine drainage. Chem. Erde 65(S1):115-129.

Schmidt A, Haferburg G, Sineriz M, Merten D, Büchel G, Kothe E (2005): Heavy metal resistance mechanisms in actinobacteria for survival in AMD contaminated soils.Chem. Erde 65(S1):131-144.

Widerlund A, Shcherbakova E, Carlsson E, Holmström H, Öhlander B (2005): Laboratory study of calcite-gypsum sludge-water interactions in a flooded tailings impoundment at the Kristineberg Zn-Cu mine, northern Sweden. - Appl. Geochem. 20:973-987.

Gäckle, M., Merten, D. (2004): Modelling the temporal intensity distribution of laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry in single shot mode. - Spectrochimica Acta Part B - Atomic Spectroscopy 59: 1893-1905.

Merten, D., Büchel, G. (2004): Determination of rare earth elements in acid mine drainage by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. - Microchimica Acta 148: 163-170.

Merten, D., Büchel, G., Kothe, E. (2004): Studies on microbial heavy metal retention from uranium mining drainage water with special emphasis on rare earth elements. - Mine Water Environment 23: 34-43.

Pirrung, M., Büchel, G., Merten, D., Assing, H., Schulte-Vieting, U., Heublein, S., Theune-Hobbs, M., Boehrer, B. (2004): Morphometry, limnology, hydrology and sedimentology of Maar lakes in east Java, Indonesia. - Studia Quaternaria 21, 139-152.

Stein, R., Dittmers, K., Fahl, K., Kraus, M., Matthiessen, J., Niessen, F., Pirrung, M., Polyakova, Y., Schoster, F., Steinke, T., Futterer, D.K. (2004): Arctic (palaeo) river discharge and environmental change: evidence from the Holocene Kara Sea sedimentary record. - Quaternary Science Reviews 23: 1485-1511.

Carlsson, E., Öhlander, B., Holmström, H. (2003): Geochemistry of the infiltrating water in the vadose zone of a remediated tailings impoundment, Kristineberg mine, northern Sweden. - Applied Geochemistry 18: 659-674.

Pirrung, M., Fischer, C., Büchel, G., Gaupp, R., Lutz, H., Neuffer, F.O. (2003): Lithofacies succession of maar crater deposits in the Eifel area (Germany). - Terra Nova 15: 125-132.

Carlsson, E., Thunberg, J., Öhlander, B., Holmström, H. (2002): Sequential extraction of sulfide-rich tailings remediated by the application of till cover, Kristineberg mine, northern Sweden. – Science of the Total Environment 299: 207-226.

Pirrung, M., Hillenbrand, C.D., Diekmann, B., Fütterer, D., Grobe, H., Kuhn, G. (2002): Magnetic susceptibility and ice-rafted debris in surface sediments of the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. - Geo-Marine Letters 22: 170-180.

Pirrung, M., Fütterer, D., Grobe, H., Matthiessen, J., Niessen F. (2002): Magnetic susceptibility and ice-rafted debris in surface sediments of the Nordic Seas: implications for Isotope Stage 3 oscillations. - Geo-Marine Letters 22: 1-11.

Ramstedt, M., Carlsson, E., Lövgren, L. (2002): The aqueous geochemistry in the Udden pit lake, northern Sweden. - Applied Geochemistry 18: 97-108.

Holmström, H., Salmon, U.J., Carlsson, E., Petrov, P., Öhlander, B. (2001): Geochemical investigations of sulfide-bearing tailings at Kristineberg, northern Sweden, a few years after remediation. - Science of the Total Environment 273: 111-133.

Scharf, B.W., Pirrung, M., Boehrer, B., Büchel, G., Friese, K., Kusel-Fetzmann, E., Mages, M., Treutler, H.C., Witkowski, A. (2001): Limnogeological studies of maar lake Ranu Klindungan, East Java, Indonesia. – Amazoniana - Limnologia et Oecologia Regionalis Systemae Fluminis Amazonas 16: 487-516.

Senitz, S. (2001): Untersuchung und Anwendung kurzperiodischer Schwankungen des Grundwasserspiegels in Thüringen. - Grundwasser 6:163-173.

Merten, D., Broekaert, J.A.C., Brandt, R., Jakubowski, N. (1999): Analysis of ZrO2 powders by microwave assisted digestion at high pressure and ICP atomic spectrometry. - Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 14: 1093-1098.

Merten, D., Broekaert, J.A.C., Le Marchand, A. (1999): Spectrum stripping in rapid sequential atomic emission spectrometry with the inductively coupled plasma. - Spectrochimica Acta Part B - Atomic Spectroscopy 54: 1377-1382.

Heide, K., Gerth, K., Büchel, G., Hartmann, E. (1997): EGA - A fingerprint characterization of minerals and rocks. - Journal of Thermal Analysis 48: 73-81.

Merten, D., Broekaert, J.A.C., Le Marchand, A. (1997): Application of a rapid sequential inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometric method for the analysis of materials with linerich emission spectra by different means of sample introduction. - Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 12: 1387-1390.

Merten, D., Heitland, P., Broekaert, J.A.C. (1997): Modelling of the evaporation behaviour of particulate material for slurry nebulization inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry. - Spectrochimica Acta Part B - Atomic Spectroscopy 52: 1905-1922.

Büchel, G. (1994): Gravity, magnetic, and structural pattern at the deep-crustal plate boundary zone between West- and East-Gondwana in Sri Lanka.- Precambrian Research 66: 77-91.

Anderle, H.J., Bittner, R., Bortfeld, R., Bouckaert, J., Büchel, G., Dohr G., Durbaum, H.J., Durst, H., Fielitz, W., Fluh, E., Gundlach, T., Hance, L., Henk, A., Jordan, F., Klaschen, D., Klockner, M., Meissner, R., Meyer, W., Oncken, O., Reichert, C., Ribbert, K.H., Sadowiak, P., Schmincke, H.U., Schmoll, J., Walter, R., Weber, K., Weihrauch, U., Wever, T. (1991): Results of the DEKORP 1 (BELCORP-DEKORP) deep reflection studies in the western part of the Rhenish Massif. – Geophysical Journal International 106: 203-227.