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Dr. rer. nat. Kristof Dorau

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Dr. rer. nat. Kristof Dorau
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Rundbau, Raum 1.18

Zülpicher Straße 45
50674 Köln

Telefon +49-(0)221-470-4393
Fax +49-(0)221-470-5124
E-Mail k.dorau(at)uni-koeln.de


Research interests:

redox chemistry, soil pollution, environmental monitoring, soil physical properties

Peer-reviewed articles (by 03/2018)

[6] Dorau, K., Papenfuß, S., Mansfeldt, T., 2018. Temperature-dependent oxide removal from manganese- and iron oxide-coated soil redox bars. Journal of Soils and Sediments 18(3), 680-687.typo3/#_msocom_1

[5] Dorau, K., Mansfeldt, T., 2016. Comparison of redox potential dynamics in a diked marsh soil: 1990 to 1993 versus 2011 to 2014. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 179(5), 641–651.typo3/#_msocom_2

[4] Dorau, K., Mansfeldt, T. 2016. Manganese and iron oxide-coated redox bars as a tool to study the in situ sorption behavior of elements in wet soils. Journal of Soils and Sediments 16(3), 976–986.typo3/#_msocom_3

[3] Dorau, K., Eickmeier, M., Mansfeldt, T. 2016. Comparison of manganese and iron oxide-coated redox bars for characterization of the redox status in wetland soils. WETLANDS 36, 133–144.

[2] Dorau, K., Gelhausen, H., Esplör, D., Mansfeldt, T. 2015. Wetland restoration management under the aspect of climate change at a mesotrophic fen in Northern Germany. Ecological Engineering 84, 84–91.typo3/#_msocom_5 

[1] Dorau, K., Mansfeldt, T. 2015. Manganese-Oxide-Coated Redox Bars as an Indicator of Reducing Conditions in Soils. Journal of Environmental Quality 44, 696–703.typo3/#_msocom_6

CV

  •  2006 Civilian Service: Biologische Station Minden-Lübbecke e.V.
  • 2006 – 2011 Studies of Geography, Soil Science and Geology, University of Cologne. Diploma thesis: “Hochauflösendes Monitoring des Luft- und Wasserhaushaltes einer naturbelassenen Kalkmarsch im Dithmarscher Speicherkoog, Schleswig-Holstein.
  • 2010 Student research assistant at the Environmental Toxicology Research Group (headed by Prof. F. Gobas), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2012 – 2013 Provisional laboratory manager at the Institute of Geography
  • 2011 – 2016 Research assistant and PhD Student at the Soil Science / Soil Geography Research Group (headed by Prof. T. Mansfeldt). Doctoral thesis: “Monitoring of reducing conditions in soils and implications for biogeochemical processes” (grade: magna cum laude)
  • Since 2016 Collaboration in the BMBF funded project “Unraveling the contribution of soil biodiversity to maize growth and fitness through combined omics-based in silico modeling and reconstruction biology” (PI: Prof. M. Bucher)

Teaching:

  • Seminar “Soil protection and soil pollution"
  • Seminar “Environmental monitoring”
  • Lab course “Methods in soil science”
  • Lab course “Risk assessment of an anthropogenic contaminated Fluvisol” (in cooperation with Dr. Stephan Opitz)
  • Field trip “Leinetalgraben – Göttinger Wald – Harzvorland – Harz”
  • Field trip “Ems – Rheine”
  • Field trip “Rheinhessen – Albig”
  • Field trip “Bastauwiesen Minden”

Mentoring of the following BSc and MSc theses

[7] Koschel, S., 2018. GIS-gestützete Visualisierung der räumlichen Verteilung reduzierender Bedingungen abgeleitet durch manganoxid- und eisenoxid-beschichtete Redox-Stäbe im Brücker, MSc.

[6] Schremmer, J., 2017 Einfluss der Bodentemperatur und des Nitratgehaltes auf die Oxidentfärbung manganoxid- und eisenoxidbeschichteter Redox-Stäbe – Laborexperimente und Feldversuche, MSc.

[5] Papenfuß, S., 2015. Oxide removal and element adsorption behavior along manganese and iron oxide-coated redox bars under different temperature regimes, MA.

[4] Eickmeier, M., 2014. Identifizierung und Monitoring reduzierender Bedingungen in grundwasserbeeinflussten Böden mittels Eisen- und Manganoxid-beschichteten Redox-Stäben, MSc.

[3] Roelkens, J., 2013. Auswertung von meteorologischen Messdaten einer vollautomatisierten Wetterstation im Speicherkoog, Dithmarschen, BSc.

[2] Possoch, M., 2013. Auswertung und Interpretation bodenhydrologischer Daten einer naturbelassenen Kalkmarsch im Dithmarscher Speicherkoog von April 2010 bis März 2013, BSc.

[1] Gelhausen, H., 2012. Auswirkungen einer Wiedervernässungsmaßnahme auf die Grundwasserstände eines Niedermoores in den Bastauwiesen bei Minden, Nordrhein–Westfalen, BSc.

Memberships

  • Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft

Reviews for international peer reviewed journals

  • European Journal of Soils and Sediments
  • Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management
  • Soil Science Society of America Journal
  • Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science