Dr. Christian Noss

Wissenschaftler (Umweltphysik)
environmental fluid dynamics
+49 (0)6341 280-31572

Research Interests

  • Environmental physics
  • Open channel hydraulics
  • Mixing in rivers

Current Research Projects

  • Dispersion in creeks and natural flows
  • Secondary currents and shear stress in rivers
  • OxyFlux: Oxygen dynamics in managed rivers
  • INTERNANO: Environmental fate of engineered nanopartciles
  • BioMixing: Turbulence and Mixing processes of aquatic fauna


  • Environmental Physics

Academic and Professional History


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (since 2009):
    Institute for Environmental Science, University of Landau
  • Hydraulic Engineer (2008-2009):
    BWS GmbH, Hamburg
  • PhD Environmental Engineering (2004-2008):
    Institute for Environmental Engineering, University of Rostock
  • Studies in Land Management and Environmental Protection (1998-2003)
    Faculty for Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Rostock


Noss, C., T. Salzmann, and I. Storchenegger (2010), Turbulent and advective momentum fluxes in streams, Water Resour. Res., 46, W12518, doi:10.1029/2010WR009297.

Noss, C. and Lorke, A. (2012), Zooplankton induced currents and fluxes in stratified waters, Water Quality Research Journal of Canada 47: 276-286.

Noss, C., Lorke, A. and Niehaus, E. (2013), Three-dimensional tracking of multiple aquatic organisms with a two camera system. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 11: 139-150.