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@clutterunibas.ch


Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Umweltwissenschaften
FG Lehmann

Professor

Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 36 16
moritz.lehmann@clutterunibas.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

van Grinsven, S., K. Oswald, C. Jegge, B. Wehrli, J. Zopfi, M.F. Lehmann, C.J. Schubert (2021). Methane oxidation in the waters of a humics-rich Finnish lake stimulated by photosynthesis, nitrite, Fe(III) and humics. Biogeosciences. 18, 3087–3101; https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3087-2021

Niederdorfer, R., L. Fragner, L. Yuan, D. Hausherr, J. Wei, P. Magyar, A. Joss, M.F. Lehmann, F. Ju, H. Bürgmann (2021).  Distinct growth stages controlled by the interplay of deterministic and stochastic processes in functional anammox biofilms. Water Research, 200, 117225; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2021.117225

Magyar, P.M., D. Hausherr, N. Stöcklin, R. Niederdorfer, J. Wei, J. Mohn, H. Bürgmann, A. Joss, and M. F Lehmann (2021). Nitrogen isotope effects can be used to diagnose N transformations in wastewater anammox systems. Scientific Reports; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-87184-0

Visser, A.-N., M.F. Lehmann, F.M. D'Affonseca, H. Rügner, P. Grathwohl, N. Blackwell, A. Kappler, K. Osenbrück (2021). Fate of nitrate during groundwater recharge in a fractured karst aquifer in Southwestern Germany. Hydrogeology Journal; doi.org/10.1007/s10040-021-02314-2

Bartosiewcz, M.P. Rzepka, and M.F. Lehmann (2021). Tapping freshwater for methane and energy. Environmental Science and Technology, https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c06210