Dr. Katharina Meurer

Scientist (Geoökologie & Physische Geographie)
PRODIGY (BMBF)

Education

Since 07/2012: PhD student situated at the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (Halle) within the project carbiocial.

Master thesis: "Inverse modeling of water transport in large lysimeters of the research station Zürich-Reckenholz"

10/2010 – 06/2012

M.Sc. student at the Technische Universität Braunschweig

Specializations: Soil and land use management.

Monitoring and modeling of harmful substances (Environmental Fate)

10/2007 – 06/2010 B.Sc. student of geoecology at the Technische Universität Braunschweig
08/1997 – 06/2006 Bischöfliches Gymnasium St. Mauritz, Münster

 

 

 

Workshops

25.04. – 26.04.2013 2. Methodenworkshop „Bestimmung von Treibhausgasflüssen in und aus Böden“ (Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft), Rostock, Germany
26.09. – 05.10.2013 Pergamon Training School „Permafrost and gas hydrate related methane release in the Arctic and impact on climate change. Sodankylä Research Station, Finland
03.-04.03.2014 1. Workshop der AG Bodengase, Kommision IV, "Herausforderungen und Qualitätssicherung in der Bodengasforschung", Braunschweig, Germany

 

Research interests

  • land use change
  • Southern Amazonia
  • greenhouse gas emissions
  • biogeochemical modelling

 

Memberships

Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (AG Bodengase), Verband für Geoökologie Deutschland

 

Publikationen

Peer-reviewed:

  • K. H. E. Meurer, U. Franko, C. F. Stange, J. Dalla Rosa, B. Madari, H. F. Jungkunst (2016). Direct nitrous oxide (N2O) fluxes from soils under different land use in Brazil - A critical review. Environ. Res. Lett. 11 (2016) 023001, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/023001
  • K. H. E. Meurer, U. Franko, O. Spott, C. F. Stange, H. F. Jungkunst (under revision). Model-driven measurements of nitrous oxide (N2O) fluxes in Southern Amazonia. Submitted to Atmospheric Environment
  • R. Schönenberg, K. Hartberger, C. Schumann, G. Guggenberger, M. Siebold, J. Boy, T. Lakes, G. Lamparter, M. Schindewolf, C. Nendel, S. Hohnwald, K. H. E. Meurer, G. Gerold, M. Klingler (submitted) Methods of inter- and transdisciplinary research - a trajectory of knowledge integration. Submitted to Regional Environmental Change
  • J. Goepel, J. Schuengel, R. Schaldach, K. H. E. Meurer, U. Franko, J. Boy, R. Strey, S. strey, A. Hampf, P. Parker (submitted) Analyzing future scenarios of land-use change in Southern Amazonia and its impacts on greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural soils. Submitted to Regional Environmental Change
  • Schaldach, R.; Meurer, K. H. E.; Jungkunst, H. F.; Nendel, C.; Hampf, A.; Parker, P. S.; Sentelhas, P. C.; Lakes, T.; Gollnow, F.; Goepel, J.; Boy, T.; Guggenberger, G.; Strey, R.; Strey, S.; Latynskiy, E.; Berger, T.; Schindewolf, M.; Schönenberg, R. and Gerold, G. (submitted). A multi-scale modelling framework fort he analysis of societal and environmental processes in Southern Amazonian land systems: Lessons learned from the CARBIOCIAL project. Submitted to Regional Environmental Change.
  • K. H. E. Meurer, U. Franko, O. Spott, K. Schützenmeister, E. Niehaus, C. F. Stange, H. F. Jungkunst (submitted). Missing hot moments of greenhouse gases in Southern Amazonia. Submitted to Erdkunde

Conference contributions

  • Meurer, K. H. E., Franko, U., Spott, O., Stange, F., Jungkunst, H. F. 2016. Model-guided measurements of N2O fluxes from cattle pastures in Southern Amazonia. Austin International Conference on Soil Modeling, 29.03. – 01.04.2016, Austin, Texas, USA
  • Meurer, K. H. E., Franko, U., Spott, O., Stange, C. F., Jungkunst, H. F. 2015Nitrous oxide (N2O) fluxes from soils under different land use in Brazil – Overview, measurements, and modeling. Oral presentation. AGU Fall Meeting 2015, 14. - 18.12.2015, San Francisco, USA
  • Meurer, K. H. E., Franko, U., Spott, O., Stange, C. F., Jungkunst, H. F. 2015. N2O-Emissionen aus Böden unterschiedlicher Landnutzung in Südamazonien - Messung und Modellierung. Annual meeting of the German Soil Science Society (DBG), 07. - 09.09.2015, Munich, Germany
  • Meurer, K. H. E., Franko, U., Spott, O., Stange, C. F., Madari, B. E., Jungkunst, H. F. 2015. Nitrous oxide (N2) fluxes from soils under different land use in Brazil. Oral presentation. EGU General Assembly 2015, 12. - 17.04.2015, April, Vienna, Austria
  • Meurer, K. H. E., Jungkunst, H. F., Franko, U., Spott, O., Stange, C. F. 2014. N2O and CH4 fluxes from soils under land use change in Southern Amazonia - measurements and modelling. Poster presentation. BIOGEOMON, 8th Interantional Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour. 13. - 17.07.2014, University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • Meurer, K. H. E., Jungkunst, H. F., Franko, U., Stange, C.F. 2013. Measurements and modelling of greenhouse emissions from soils under different land use in Southern Amazonia. Poster presentation. Open Science Conference. Greenhouse Gas Management in European Land Use Systems, 16. – 18.09.2013, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Meurer, K. H. E., Jungkunst, H. F., Franko, U., Stange, C.F. 2013. Messungen und Modellierung von Treibhausgasemissionen aus Böden unterschiedlicher Landnutzung in Südamazonien. Poster presentation. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, 07. – 12.09.2013, Rostock, Germany
  • Meurer, K. H. E., Jungkunst, H. F., Franko, U., Stange, C.F. 2013. Poster presentation. Status conference „Sustainable Land Management“ (BMBF), 17. – 19.04.2013, Berlin, Germany

Tagungsberichte

  • K. H. E. Meurer, V. Prasuhn, S. C. Iden, W. Durner (2013) Inverse Modellierung des Wassertransports in Großlysimetern der Forschungsstation Zürich-Reckenholz. 15. Gumpensteiner Lysimetertagung 2013, 79 - 84
  • H. Rosenkranz, W. Durner, W. He, C. Knoblauch, K. H. E. Meurer (2013) Ringversuch zum Praxisvergleich von 13 Sensor-Typen zur Wassergehalts- und Wasserspannungsbestimmung in Böden. 15. Gumpensteiner Lysimetertagung 2013, 93 - 102

Proceedings

  • U. Franko, B. Oelschlägel, S. Schenk, M. Puhlmann, K. Kuka, J. Mallast, E. Thiel, N. Prays, K. Meurer, E. Bönecke (2015) CANDY Manual - Description and Background (Available at: http://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=34196)
  • U. Franko, B. Oelschlägel, S. Schenk, M. Puhlmann, K. Kuka, J. Mallast, E. Thiel, N. Prays, K. Meurer, E. Bönecke (2015) CANDY Technical Issues & Handling - Description of Usage (Available at: http://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=34196)
  • U. Franko, B. Oelschlägel, S. Schenk, M. Puhlmann, K. Kuka, J. Mallast, E. Thiel, N. Prays, K. Meurer, E. Bönecke (2015) CANDY Database organisation - Description of Background (Available at: http://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=34196)
  • B. Oelschlägel, U. Franko, E. Bönecke, K. Meurer, N. Prays, F. Witting (in preparation) Optimizer - Description of Usage