M.Sc. Zacharias Steinmetz

Wissenschaftler (Umwelt- und Bodenchemie)
Sprechstunde: Mi, 16:30-17:30 Uhr
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Gebäude CIII, Raum 147

Research interests

  • Investigating sources, sinks, and pathways of plastics in agroecosystems
  • Developing new tools for analyzing the fate of plastics and other organic compounds in soil, e.g., using gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) and compound-specific stable isotope analysis (CSIA)

 

Featured publication

Plastic mulching in agriculture. Trading short-term agronomic benefits for long-term soil degradation? Steinmetz, Zacharias, Wollmann, Claudia, Schaefer, Miriam, Buchmann, Christian, David, Jan, Tröger, Josephine, Muñoz, Katherine, Frör, O., Schaumann, Gabriele Ellen 2016. Plastic mulching in agriculture. Trading short-term agronomic benefits for long-term soil degradation?. Science of the Total Environment. 550 690-705. Download

 See Publications for a complete list.

 

Teaching

  • Lecturing Advanced Environmental Chemistry (M.Sc. Environmental Sciences, M.Sc. Ecotoxicology)
  • Co-responsible for Einführung in die Methoden der Natur- und Umweltwissenschaften (B.Sc. Mensch & Umwelt)
  • Supervision of student research projects and final theses

 

Other responsibilities

  • Pyrolyzer, GC–MS
  • IT Team
  • Joint literature management