Prof. Dr. Moritz Lehmann
Departementsleiter
Professor

Moritz Lehmann

Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Departement Umweltwissenschaften

Departementsleiter

Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 36 16
leitung-duw@unibas.ch


Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Departement Umweltwissenschaften

FG Lehmann

Professor

Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 36 16
moritz.lehmann@unibas.ch

Research Interests

I am interested in the research fields of Aquatic Biogeochemistry, Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry, organic geochemistry, microbial ecology and (paleo-)limnology.

Education and Professional Experience

  • Since 2017: Full Professor, Department for Environmental Science, University of Basel
  • 2018: Cox Visiting Professor, Department of Earth Systems Science, Stanford University
  • 2014-2017: Dean of Research at the Faculty of Science at the University of Basel
  • 2010-2016: Associate Professor, Department for Environmental Science, University of Basel
  • 2007-2010: Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department for Environmental Science, University of Basel
  • 2004-2007: Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science, Université de Québec à Montréal, Center for Research in Geochemistry and Geodynamics (GEOTOP-UQAMMcGill), Montréal, Canada.
  • 2003 - 2004: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Geosciences, Princeton University, Princeton, USA.
  • 2002: Ph.D. in Environmental Geochemistry/Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Department of Earth Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich, Switzerland.

Recent Publications

Bartosiewicz, M., A. Przytulska, B.N. Deshpande, A. Cortes, S. MacIntyre, M. F. Lehmann and I. Laurion (2019). Effects of climate change and episodic heat events on cyanobacteria in a eutrophic polymictic lake. Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 693, doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.220

Su, G., H. Niemann, L. Steinle, J. Zopfi, M. F. Lehmann (2019). Evaluating radioisotope-based approaches to measure anaerobic methane oxidation rates in lacustrine sediments. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, doi: 10.1002/lom3.10323.

Yao, H., W. Hong, G. Panieri, S. Sauer, M. E. Torres, F. Gründger, M.F. Lehmann and H.Niemann (2019). Fracture-controlled fluid transport supports microbial methane-oxidizing communities at the Vestnesa Ridge. Biogeosciences, Vol. 16, 2221-2232, doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2221-2019

Scholz, F., S. Beil, S. Flögel, M.F. Lehmann, A. Holbourn, K. Wallmann, W. Kuhnt (2019) Oxygen minimum zone-type biogeochemical cycling in the Cenomanian-Turonian Proto-North Atlantic across Oceanic Anoxic Event 2. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 517, 50-60.