Dipl.-Umw. Robin Kaltenbach

Ehemaliger Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Umwelt- und Bodenchemie)

Research interest:

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Soil Conservation
  • Soil - Plant - Water interactions
  • Wetting phenomena, Soil water repellency
  • Properties of surfaces in the soil system: how to link different spatial scales (nano- and macroscale)?
  • Use of Atomic Force Microscopy in studies of biointerfaces and soil


Curriculum vitae

  • 2008/09: Lehramtsstudium für Physik, Geographie und Biologie at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Since 2009-2016: Study of environmental sciences (Diploma), University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau
  • Since 2011-2016 Student research assistant at University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Institute for Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental and Soil Chemistry
  • 2012/13: Internship and field studies, Green Step e.V., South-West Region, Cameroon
  • Since 2016: Scientific assistance at University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Institute for Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental and Soil Chemistry

 

Posters & Presentations

Links between nanoscale and macrosacal surface properties of natural root mucilage studied by atomic force microscopy (AFM) and contact angle (Poster). Biohydrology Conference, Almeria (Spain), September 2016.


Theses

Diploma thesis (2016)

Links between nanoscale and macrosacal surface properties of natural root mucilage studied by atomic force microscopy (AFM) and contact angle

 

Case study (2014)

Potential of Effective Microorganisms (EM) for enhancing organic manure application and soil fertility in farmland of the Western Highlands of Cameroon.