Axel Birkholz
Technik / Labor / Infrastruktur

Axel Birkholz

Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Departement Umweltwissenschaften

FG Alewell

Technik / Labor / Infrastruktur

Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 04 54

Area of Operation

  • EA-Irms
  • GC-FID
  • GC-MS
  • GC-Irms
  • Sample preparation
  • Lab courses
  • Field courses

Areas of Specialization

  • Organic Geochemistry
  • Isotope Geochemistry
  • Soil Science
  • Hydrology

Professional and educational career

02/2012 – until now
Lab Manager and scientific assistant, Environmental Geoscience Group, Basel University.

06/2008 – 05/2012
Scientific assistant, Climate Geology Group, ETH Zürich.

09/2007 – 05/2008
Scientific assistant and laboratory responsible person, Hydrology Group, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg.

Diploma in Hydrology, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg.

10/2001 – 06/2007
Studies in Hydrology, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg. 

Lavrieux, M., Birkholz, A., Meusburger, K., Wiesenberg Guido L. B., Gilli, A., Stamm, C. und Alewell, C. (2019) «Plants or bacteria? 130 years of mixed imprints in Lake Baldegg sediments (Switzerland), as revealed by compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA) and biomarker analysis», Biogeosciences, 16(10), S. 2131-2146. doi: 10.5194/bg-2018-288.   
Lavrieux, M., Meusburger, K., Birkholz, A. und Alewell, C. (2017) «Biomarkers and isotopic fingerprinting to track sediment origin and connectivity at Baldegg Lake (Switzerland)», Geophysical Research Abstracts. Katlenburg-Lindau: European Geosciences Society. Verfügbar unter:   edoc | Open Access
Alewell, C., Birkholz, A., Meusburger, K., Wildhaber, Y. S. und Mabit, L. (2016) «Quantitative sediment source attribution with compound-specific isotope analysis in a C3 plant-dominated catchment (central Switzerland)», Biogeosciences, 13(5), S. 1587-1596. doi: 10.5194/bg-13-1587-2016.   edoc