M.Sc. Markus P. Kurtz

Ehemaliger Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Umwelt- und Bodenchemie)
PhD student
Gebäude CIII, Raum 052a

Research interests

Fate of olive mill wastewater constituents introduced into soil: Degradability, persistence, toxicity

Development of analytical tools for characterizing and quantifying OMW derived phenolic compounds from soil

New methods in assessing toxicity of organic and anorganic contaminants towards Folsomia candida

Effects of plasting mulching towards soil chemistry and soil biology


Laboratory Courses for BSc. Umweltwissenschaften and MSc. Umweltwissenschaften / Ecotoxicology:

  • "Instrumentelle Umweltanalytik"
  • "Water Analysis"
  • "Advanced Environmental Chemistry"

Supervision of Bachelor, Master or Diploma thesis and Research Projects




Kurtz, Markus Peter; Dag, Arnon; Zipori, Isaac; Laor, Yael; Buchmann, Christian; Saadi, Ibrahim; Medina, Shlomit; Raviv, Michael; Zchori-Fein, Einat; Schaumann, Gabriele Ellen; Diehl, Dörte (2021): Toward Balancing the Pros and Cons of Spreading Olive Mill Wastewater in Irrigated Olive Orchards. In: Processes. Bd. 9. Nr. 5. S. 780.


Metreveli, George; David, Jan; Schneider, Reinhard; Kurtz, Sandra; Schaumann, Gabriele E. (2020): Morphology, structure, and composition of sulfidized silver nanoparticles and their aggregation dynamics in river water. In: Science of the Total Environment. Bd. 739. S. 139989.


Steinmetz, Zacharias; Kurtz, Markus P.; Zubrod, Jochen P.; Meyer, Armin H.; Elsner, Martin; Schaumann, Gabriele E. (2019): Biodegradation and photooxidation of phenolic compounds in soil—A compound-specific stable isotope approach. In: Chemosphere. Bd. 230. S. 210-218.


Kurtz, Markus Peter; Tamimi, Nisreen; Buchmann, Christian; Steinmetz, Zacharias; Keren, Yonatan; Peikert, Benjamin; Borisover, Mikhail; Diehl, Doerte; Marei, Amer; Shoqeir Hasan, Jawad; Zipori, Isaac; Dag, Arnon; Schaumann, Gabriele Ellen (2016): Soil based wastewater treatment – Effective utilization of olive mill wastewater. In: WaterSolutions. Nr. 1. S. 82-86.


Kurtz, Markus; Peikert, Benjamin; Brühl, Carsten A.; Dag, Arnon; Zipori, Isaac; Shoqeir, Jawad; Schaumann, Gabriele Ellen (2015): Effects of Olive Mill Wastewater on Soil Microarthropods and Soil Chemistry in Two Different Cultivation Scenarios in Israel and Palestinian Territories. In: Agriculture. Bd. 5. Nr. 3. S. 857-878.

Steinmetz, Zacharias; Kurtz, Markus Peter; Dag, Arnon; Zipori, Isaac; Schaumann, Gabriele Ellen (2015): The seasonal influence of olive mill wastewater applications on an orchard soil under semi-arid conditions. In: Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. Bd. 178. S. 641-648.

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