PhD-Alumni

Habilitations, postdocs and PhD's supervised by Prof. Merkel

 

Habilitations

NameResearch topicYear
Chrstian SiebertThe application of hydrogeology, hydrogeochemistry and remote sensing to investigate water resources in semi-arid regions: the Jordan-Dead Sea Transform
2016
Volkmar DungerEntwicklung und Anwendung des Modells BOWAHALD zur Quantifizierung des Wasserhaushaltes oberflächengesicherter Deponien2007
Christian WolkersdorferWater Management at Abandoned Flooded Underground Mines – Fundamentals – Tracer Tests – Modelling – Water Treatment.2006

Postdoc's

NameResearch topicYear
Britta Planer-Friedrich

Arsenic speciation by IC-ICP-MS, thioarsenates, Yellowstone (DFG)

2006-2008
Ketema TilahunGroundwater management Ethiopia by means of GIS and groundwater modeling (Humboldt)2007-2008
Christian Wolkerdorfer

Water Management at Abandoned Flooded Underground Mines – Fundamentals – Tracer Tests – Modelling – Water Treatment

2000-2007
Guo HuamingArsenic immobilization (Humboldt)2004-2005
Aniekan EdetGIS, groundwater vulnerability (Humboldt) 
Zhu YinianThermodynamics of arsenic minerals (DFG) 

 

PhD alumni

Alireza ArabCarbon dioxide under high pressure and temperature:
Application in geothermal energy and in-situ recovery
of valuable elements
01.12.2020
Nadja SchmidtGenesis and distribution of lithium enriched pore brines at the Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia06.12.2019
Cornelia WilskeIdentification of water origin and water-rock interaction in a complex multi-aquifer system in the Dead Sea Rift applying chemistry and isotopes28.03.2019
Shimelis Berhanu GebereEstimation of Groundwater Recharge over dry Lake Haramaya Watershed, Ethiopia12.03.2019
alkinani1970atyahoo [dot] com (Majid A. Kadhum Alkinani) Geochemical, hydrochemical and environmental assessment of the Al-Batin Alluvial Fan, southern Iraq 11.07.2018
wael_kanouaatyahoo [dot] com (Wael Kanoua)Hydrogeological Investigation and Modeling on Local-
Scale Arsenic-Affected Area in Bangladesh
 24.05.2018
agharaibehatgmail [dot] com (Ahmed Gharaibeh ) 

Environmental Impact Assessment on Oil Shale Extraction in Central Jordan

17.06.2017
raghid_sabriatyahoo [dot] com (Raghid Sabri)Geochemical and isotope investigations of carbonate sinter -
2000 years of water supply management in Palestine
04.11.2016
arasomeratyahoo [dot] com (Aras O. Kareem)Hydrogeological and Environmental Assessment of Tanjero Area, Kurdistan Region, Iraq26.10.2016
Rudy AboHydrogeological investigation and modeling of the
central and southwestern parts of Aleppo basin, Syria
15.04.2016
Shwan Omar IsmaelHydrogeological and Hydrochemical Investigations of the Ahaqlawa-Harrir Basin in Kurdistan, Iraq27.11.2015
Hussein Abed JassasIntegrated water resources management in Al-Khazir Gomel Basin, Northern Iraq 16.09.2015
Mustafa Al-Mukthar Modeling Hydrogeological and Suspended Sediment Transport in the Upper Reach of the Spree River Germany 11.08.2015
Omed Mohammed MustafaKarst Hydrogeology and Hydrogeochemistry of Makook Karst System, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

17.07.2015

Mohammed Omer KhattabHydrogeology and hydrochemistry of Mosul Dam Lake, Iraq

30.04.2015

 

Stephanie HurstRadium- und Radium-Isotopen-Untersuchungen als Hilfsmittel für die Aquiferdiagnose unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der geochemischen und hydrochemischen Verhältnisse im Grundwasserleiter12.12.2014
Robert SielandHydraulic Investigations of the Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

12.12.2014

Ramadan Abdelaziz Modeling of groundwater flow heterogeneity in fractured aquifers

 05.06.2014

Wondemagegnehu GezahegneTRLFS and EXAFS investigations and characterisations of the interaction of uranium(VI) with arsenate in aqueous solutions28.11.2013
Zheenbek KulenbekovEnvironmental impact assessment study of Kadji-Sau uranium tailing and Issyk-Kul lake, Kyrgyzstan14.05.2013
Sosina Shimelese HeileVS2DRT - Variably saturated two dimensional reactive transport modeling in the vadose zone22.02.2013
Sreejesh Nair Interaction of Uranium-, Magnesium-, Calcium-, Strontium-, and Arsenic Species in Natural Water and its Impact on Mobility of Uranium" 18.06.2012
Lotfollah Karimzadeh Effect of Microbial Siderophore DFO-B on Metal Mobility and Bioavailability 15.05.2012

 

Sameh Wisam

Ground water investigation and modeling in the western area of Iraq 05.2012
Shirin SamaniCoherent gas flow patterns in heterogeneous permeability fields; from bench-scale to field-scale. (co-supervising with Helmut Geistlinger, UFZ)02.2012
Franziska SteinbruchRemote sensing techniques to investigate and monitor hydrodynamics of the lake Urema wetland system, Mozambique12.2011
Mandi SchipekTreatment of acid mine lakes - Lab and field studies 11.2011
Thorsten LangeTracing Flow and Salinization Processes at selected Locations of Israel and the West Bank - the Judea Group Aquifer and the Shallow Aquifer of Jericho.(co-supervising with martin Sauter, University of Göttingen and Stephan Weise, UFZ)10.2011
Eyad AbushandiRainfall-Runoff Modeling in Arid Areas05.2011
Taleb S. A OdehStructural control on groundwater chemistry, recharge and flow – Integrated approach using remote sensing, GIS and modelling: The case study of Wadi Zerka Ma’in catchment area, Jordan. (co-supervising with Mario Schirmer, UFZ and Richard Gloaguen)04.2011
Samer BachmafUranium Sorption on Clay Minerals: Laboratory Experiments and Surface Complexation Modeling11.2010
Clement MbudiUnderstanding Sorption Mechanisms of Uranium onto elemental Iron, Minerals and Shewanella putrefaciens Surfaces in the Presence of Arsenic12.2009
Sebastian KolitschHydrogeologische Analyse und großräumige Modellierung des weiteren Vorerzgebirgssenkenraumes02.2008
Götz LeederDas Verhalten von BTX-Aromaten in der ungesättigten Bodenzone01. 2008
Gunnar KraußDirekt-Gasinjektion in wassergesättigte poröse Medien: Visualisierung und Quantifizierung von Gas-Phasen-Verteilung und -Bewegung (co-supervising with Helmut Geistlinger, UFZ)2007
Lutz WeberUntersuchungen zur Direktgasinjektion im Aquifer in Technikum- und Feld-Maßstab (co-supervising with Helmut Geistlinger, UFZ)2007
Annika BeckmannDirect Oxygen Injection Experiments and Investigation of Multi-Component Mass Transfer Processes (co-supervising with Helmut Geistlinger, UFZ)2006
Nadir EraifejGas Geochemistry and Isotope Signatures in the Deep Thermal waters in Jordan2006
Petra SchneiderAlternative Methoden in der Bergbausanierung - Konzeption von reaktiven Abdecksystemen am Beispielstandort Halde Schüsselgrund2006
Jihad Al MahamidIntegration of Water Resources of the Upper Aquifer in Amman-Zarqa Basin Based on Mathematical Modeling and GIS, Jordan2005
Mohamed M. El AlfyAssessment of human impact on the Quaternary aquifers of Rafah area, Northeast Sinai, Egypt2004
Ziad QuannamA hydrogeological, hydrochemical and environmental study in Wadi Al Arroub drainage basin, South West Bank, Palestine2003
Wahyu HardyantoGroundwater modeling taking into account probabilistic uncertainties2003
Andreas StummGenese und Entwicklung der Mineralwässer in Bad Brambach2002
Chicgoua NoubactebUntersuchungen zur passiven in-situ-Immobilisierung von U(VI) aus Wasser2002
Taoufik NaamounHydrochemical and radiometric investigations of the Uranium tailings Schneckenstein2002
Klaus FleschHydrogeologisches Modell der Sächsischen Kreide2000
Exaud MwendeGeogenic sources of high fluorine content in the Arumeru district natural waters, NE Tanzania - with implication for better drinking water supply2000
Marwan GhanemHydrogeologie und Hydrochemie des Einzugsgebietes Faria / Wetsbank1999
Claudia HellingHydrogeochemische Untersuchungen von müllüberlagerten Uran-Tailings unter dem Aspekt einer effektiven Langzeitüberwachung1999
Peter BirkleHerkunft und Umweltauswirkungen der Geothermalwässer von Los Azufres, Mexiko1998
Corina DungerSickerwasser- und Schadstoffbewegung aus ausgewählten Bergehalden Sachsens und Sachen-Anhalts1998
Olaf NitzscheTReAC-Modell zur Beschreibung des reaktiven Stofftransports1997