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Geochemical and soil physics laboratory

In the geochemical and soil physics laboratory soil and water samples from research and study projects are analysed.

Rooms:

  • Geochemistry laboratory: 042
  • Soil physical laboratory: 033, 044
  • Sample processing: 043

Soil physical analyses

  • Grain size analyses (Sedimentation analysis after KÖHN and Laser Horiba L950)
  • Analysis of saturated hydraulic conductiviy
  • Pore volumes
  • Soil water content
  • Analysis of soil suction

Soil chemistry analyses

  • Carbonate analyses (Scheibler)
  • Cation exchange capacity
  • Metals with AAS
  • Anions with IC (NO3, NO2, SO4, Cl)
  • pH
  • Electric conductivity
  • Orthophosphate
  • Soil organic content (glow residue)

Water chemistry analyses

  • pH
  • Electric conductivity
  • Acid and alkali capacities
  • Anions with IC (NO3, NO2, SO4, Cl)
  • Total and orthophosphate
  • Metals with AAS
Contact
Head of laboratory
Dr. Simone Giertz

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Technical staff
Camilla Kurth
Gabriele Kraus

Laboratories of the research groups

Laboratory research group Prof. Schrott

Room: 033

Contact
Prof. Dr. Lothar Schrott

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Technical staff
Gabriele Kraus

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Laboratories research group Prof. Löffler

Dendroecology laboratory

Room: 009

Contact:
Stef Weijers
 
Climate laboratory 

Room: 025

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Calorimeter laboratory

Room: 008

Prof. Jörg Löffler
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Hydraulic test channel research group Prof. Herget

hydraulic test flumeProf. Herget’s working group has two hydraulic test channels which are installed at the Frankenforst field site. They are used for teaching and research in process studies in fluvial morphology.

 

 

Contact:

Further information on Professor Herget’s reserach group website AG Herget

 

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