Prof. Dr. Moritz Lehmann
Head of the department
Professor

Moritz Lehmann

Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Departement Umweltwissenschaften

Head of the department

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, J.-F. Lapierre, I. Laurion, M. F. Lehmann and R.  Maranger (2019). Hot tops, cold bottoms: Synergistic climate warming and shielding effects increase carbon burial in lakes. Limnology and Oceanography Letters;doi: 10.1002/lol2.10117

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.