Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

2020

Buchmann C, Steinmetz Z, Brax M, Peth S, Schaumann GE. 2020. Effect of matric potential and soil-water-hydrogel interactions on biohydrogel-induced soil microstructural stability. Geoderma 362:114142. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.114142.
Steinmetz Z, Kintzi A, Muñoz K, Schaumann GE. 2020. A simple method for the selective quantification of polyethylene, polypropylene, and polystyrene plastic debris in soil by pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 147:104803. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2020.104803.

 

2019

David J, Weissmannová HD, Steinmetz Z, Kabelíková L, Demyan MS, Šimečková J, Tokarski D, Siewert C, Schaumann GE, Kučerík J. 2019. Introducing a soil universal model method (SUMM) and its application for qualitative and quantitative determination of poly(ethylene), poly(styrene), poly(vinyl chloride) and poly(ethylene terephthalate) microplastics in a model soil. Chemosphere 225:810–819. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.03.078.
Rodríguez A, Ruiz-Ramos M, Palosuo T, Carter TR, Fronzek S, Lorite IJ, Ferrise R, Pirttioja N, Bindi M, Baranowski P, Buis S, Cammarano D, Chen Y, Dumont B, Ewert F, Gaiser T, Hlavinka P, Hoffmann H, Höhn JG, Jurecka F, Kersebaum KC, Krzyszczak J, Lana M, Mechiche-Alami A, Minet J, Montesino M, Nendel C, Porter JR, Ruget F, Semenov MA, Steinmetz Z, Stratonovitch P, Supit I, Tao F, Trnka M, de Wit A, Rötter RP. 2019. Implications of crop model ensemble size and composition for estimates of adaptation effects and agreement of recommendations. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 264:351–362. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.09.018.
Steinmetz Z, Kurtz MP, Zubrod JP, Meyer AH, Elsner M, Schaumann GE. 2019. Biodegradation and photooxidation of phenolic compounds in soil—A compound-specific stable isotope approach. Chemosphere 230:210–218. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.05.030.

 

2018

David J, Steinmetz Z, Kučerík J, Schaumann GE. 2018. Quantitative Analysis of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Microplastics in Soil via Thermogravimetry–Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry 90:8793–8799. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b00355.
Ruiz-Ramos M, Ferrise R, Rodríguez A, Lorite IJ, Bindi M, Carter TR, Fronzek S, Palosuo T, Pirttioja N, Baranowski P, Buis S, Cammarano D, Chen Y, Dumont B, Ewert F, Gaiser T, Hlavinka P, Hoffmann H, Höhn JG, Jurecka F, Kersebaum KC, Krzyszczak J, Lana M, Mechiche-Alami A, Minet J, Montesino M, Nendel C, Porter JR, Ruget F, Semenov MA, Steinmetz Z, Stratonovitch P, Supit I, Tao F, Trnka M, de Wit A, Rötter RP. 2018. Adaptation response surfaces for managing wheat under perturbed climate and CO2 in a Mediterranean environment. Agricultural Systems 159:260–274. DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2017.01.009.

 

2017

Muñoz K, Buchmann C, Meyer M, Schmidt-Heydt M, Steinmetz Z, Diehl D, Thiele-Bruhn S, Schaumann GE. 2017. Physicochemical and microbial soil quality indicators as affected by the agricultural management system in strawberry cultivation using straw or black polyethylene mulching. Applied Soil Ecology 113:36–44. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2017.01.014.
Ondruch P, Kucerik J, Steinmetz Z, Schaumann GE. 2017. Influence of Organic Chemicals on Water Molecule Bridges in Soil Organic Matter of a Sapric Histosol. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 121:2367–2376. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b10207.
Steinmetz Z, Kenngott KGJ, Azeroual M, Schäfer RB, Schaumann GE. 2017. Fractionation of copper and uranium in organic and conventional vineyard soils and adjacent stream sediments studied by sequential extraction. Journal of Soils and Sediments 17:1092–1100. DOI: 10.1007/s11368-016-1623-y.

 

2016

Steinmetz Z, Wollmann C, Schaefer M, Buchmann C, David J, Tröger J, Muñoz K, Frör O, Schaumann GE. 2016. Plastic mulching in agriculture. Trading short-term agronomic benefits for long-term soil degradation? Science of The Total Environment 550:690–705. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.153.

 

2015

Steinmetz Z, Kurtz MP, Dag A, Zipori I, Schaumann GE. 2015. The seasonal influence of olive mill wastewater applications on an orchard soil under semi-arid conditions. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 178:641–648. DOI: 10.1002/jpln.201400658.

 

Preprints and non peer-reviewed papers

Brandes E, Braun M, Rillig MC, Leifheit EF, Steinmetz Z, Fiener P, Thomas D. 2020. (Mikro-)Plastik im Boden. Bodenschutz:10. DOI: 10.37307/j.1868-7741.2020.03.10.
Kurtz MP, Tamimi N, Buchmann C, Steinmetz Z, Keren Y, Peikert B, Borisover M, Diehl D, Marei A, Shoqeir JH, Zipori I, Dag A, Schaumann GE. 2016. Soil based wastewater treatment - Effective Utilization of Olive Mill Wastewater in Israel and Palestine. In: Water solutions. Munich: DIV Deutscher Industrieverlag, 82–86.

 

Selected conference contributions

Steinmetz Z, Kintzi A, Muñoz K, Schaumann GE. 2020. Solve it! Using 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene and p-xylene to make polyolefin plastic debris amenable to pyrolysis-GC/MS quantification in soil. SETAC SciCon.
Steinmetz Z, Kintzi A, Muñoz K, Schaumann GE. 2019. Microplastic Analysis Goes Nano—Quantifizierung von Polyethylen, Polypropylen und Polystyrol im Nanogrammbereich. SETAC GLB. In: Landau.
Steinmetz Z, David J, Kučerík J, Schaumann GE. 2018. Quantifizierung von Polyethylenterephthalat-Partikeln im Boden mittels Thermogravimetrie–Massenspektrometrie. Umwelt 2018. In: Münster.

 

Invited speaker

Steinmetz Z. 2020. Are agricultural plastic covers a source of microplastics in soil? First insights from Pyrolysis-GC/MS method development. Colloquium of the Institute of Soil Science. In: Stuttgart Hohenheim
Steinmetz Z. 2019. Quantifizierung von Mikroplastik in Bodenproben. s-prep Anwenderseminar Pyrolyse und Thermodesorption als Probenzuführung für die GC und GC/MS. In: Kassel.
Steinmetz Z. 2019. Back to the Roots. Haben unsere Böden ein Plastikproblem? Fachschaftstagung Biologie/Chemie des Cusanuswerks. In: Stuttgart Hohenheim.

 

Data and code

Steinmetz Z, Kintzi A, Muñoz K, Schaumann GE. 2020. Data from: A simple method for the selective quantification of polyethylene, polypropylene, and polystyrene plastic debris in soil by pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.11861664.v1.
Steinmetz Z. 2018. envalysis: Miscellaneous Functions for Environmental Analyses. R package. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1240305.
Steinmetz Z, Kenngott KGJ, Azeroual M, Schäfer RB, Schaumann GE. 2016. Data from: Fractionation of copper and uranium in organic and conventional vineyard soils and adjacent stream sediments studied by sequential extraction. DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.3146788.v1.
 

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Journalistic articles

Steinmetz Z. 2019. In Form gegossen—Anspruchsvolle Texte mit LaTeX schreiben und gestalten. c’t 9:152–157. Download
Steinmetz Z. 2012. Das Konzept Nachhaltigkeit. Entstehung und Entwicklung einer Idee, die die Welt verändern kann. Fisch und Vogel 78:6–8. Download

 

 

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