Dr. Jörg Tittel

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Department Seenforschung
Brückstr. 3a
39114 Magdeburg

Tel.: 0391 810 9419
Fax: 0391 810 9150

Jörg Tittel


Kohlenstoff-Umsatz in Binnengewässsern, Radiokarbon-Methode, mikrobieller Abbau von  organischem Kohlenstoff, terrestrische Kohlenstoff-Quellen

Aktuelle Projekte

Belastung von Trinkwassertalsperren durch gelösten organischen Kohlenstoff - Prognose, Vorsorge, Handlungsoptionen (TALKO). Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), 2012-2015.


Casas-Ruiz, J. P., Tittel, J., von Schiller, D., Catalán, N., Obrador, B., Gómez-Gener, L., Zwirnmann, E., Sabater, S., Marcé, R. Drought-induced discontinuities in the source and degradation of dissolved organic matter in a Mediterranean river.
Biogeochemistry, in press.

Morling, K., Kamjunke, N., Tittel, J. 2016. A simplified method of recovering CO2 from bacterioplankton respiration for isotopic analysis.
Journal of Microbiological Methods 121: 8-10. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2015.12.008

Tittel, J., Müller, C., Schultze, M., Musolff, A., Knöller, K. 2015. Fluvial radiocarbon and its temporal variability during contrasting hydrological conditions.
Biogeochemistry 126: 57-69. doi:10.1007/s10533-015-0137-9

Attermeyer, K., Tittel, J., Allgaier, M., Frindte, K., Wurzbacher, C., Hilt, S., Kamjunke, N., Grossart, H.-P. 2015. Effects of light and autochthonous carbon additions on microbial turnover of allochthonous organic carbon and community composition.
Microb. Ecol. 69: 361-371. doi:10.1007/s00248-014-0549-4

Friese, K., Schultze, M., Boehrer, B., Büttner, O., Herzsprung, P., Koschorreck, M., Kuehn, B., Rönicke, H., Tittel, J., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Wollschläger, U., Dietze, M., Rinke, K. 2014. Ecological responses of two hydro-morphological similar pre-dams to contrasting land-use in the Rappbode reservoir system (Germany).
Int. Rev. Hydrobiol. 99: 335-349. doi:10.1002/iroh.201301672

Tittel, J., Büttner, O., Freier, K., Heiser, A., Sudbrack, R. and Ollesch, G. 2013. The age of terrestrial carbon export and rainfall intensity in a temperate river headwater system.
Biogeochemistry 115: 53-63. doi:10.1007/s10533-013-9896-3

Rinke, K., Kuehn, B., Bocaniov, S., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Büttner, O., Tittel, J., Schultze M., Herzsprung, P., Rönicke, H., Rink, K., Rinke, K., Dietze, M., Matthes, M., Paul, L. and Friese, K. 2013. Reservoirs as sentinels of catchments: the Rappbode reservoir observatory (Harz Mountains, Germany). 2013.
Environ. Earth Sci. 69: 523-536. doi:10.1007/s12665-013-2464-2

Büttner, O. and Tittel, J. 2013. Uncertainties in dissolved organic carbon load estimation in a small stream.
J. Hydrol. Hydromech. 61: 81-83. doi:10.2478/johh-2013-0010

Tittel, J., Büttner, O. and Kamjunke, N. 2012. Non-cooperative behaviour of bacteria prevents efficient phosphorus utilization of planktonic communities.
J. Plankton Res. 34: 102-112. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbr094

Weithoff, G., Spijkerman, E., Kamjunke, N. and Tittel, J. 2012. Trophic interactions and energy flow, In: Geller, W., Schultze, M., Kleinmann, R. and Wolkersdorfer, C. (eds.)
Acidic pit lakes, the legacy of coal and metal surface mines, Springer, Heidelberg.

Rönicke, H., Schultze, M., Neumann, V., Nitsche, C. and Tittel, J. 2010. Changes of the plankton community composition during the chemical neutralisation of the Bockwitz pit lake.
Limnologica 40: 191-198. doi:10.1016/j.limno.2009.11.005

Kamjunke, N. and Tittel, J. 2009. Mixotrophic algae constrain the loss of organic carbon by exudation.
Journal of Phycology 45: 807-811. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00707.x

Tittel, J., Wiehle, I., Wannicke, N., Kampe, H., Poerschmann, J., Meier, J. and Kamjunke, N. 2009. Utilisation of terrestrial carbon by osmotrophic algae.
Aquatic Sciences 71: 46-54. doi:10.1007/s00027-008-8121-2

Tittel, J., Poerschmann, J., Wannicke, N. and Kamjunke, N. 2008. Polymerized coumaric acid as a model substrate for terrestrial-derived dissolved organic carbon utilized by aquatic microorganisms.
Journal of Microbiological Methods 73: 237-241. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2008.02.019

Kamjunke, N., Köhler, B., Wannicke, N. and Tittel, J. 2008. Algae as competitors for glucose with heterotrophic bacteria.
Journal of Phycology 44: 616-623. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2008.00520.x

Kamjunke, N. and Tittel, J. 2008. Utilisation of leucine by several phytoplankton species.
Limnologica 38: 360-366.doi:10.1016/j.limno.2008.05.002

Koschorreck, M. and Tittel, J. 2007. Natural alkalinity generation in neutral lakes affected by acid mine drainage.
Journal of Environmental Quality 36: 1163-1171. doi:10.2134/jeq2006.0354

Kamjunke, N., Tittel, J., Krumbeck, H., Beulker, C. and Poerschmann, J. 2005. High heterotrophic bacterial production in acidic, iron-rich mining lakes.
Microbial Ecology 49: 425-433. doi:10.1007/s00248-004-0270-9

Tittel, J., Bissinger, V., Gaedke, U. and Kamjunke, N. 2005. Inorganic carbon limitation and mixotrophic growth in Chlamydomonas from an acidic mining lake.
Protist 156: 63-75. doi:10.1016/j.protis.2004.09.001

Kamjunke, N., Gaedke, U., Tittel, J., Weithoff, G. and Bell, E. M. 2004. Strong vertical differences in the plankton composition of an extremely acidic lake.
Archiv für Hydrobiologie 161: 289-306.

Tittel, J. and Kamjunke, N. 2004. Metabolism of dissolved organic carbon by planktonic bacteria and mixotrophic algae in lake neutralisation experiments.
Freshwater Biology 49: 1062-1071. doi:10.1007/s00248-004-0270-9

Tittel, J., Bissinger, V., Zippel, B., Gaedke, U., Bell, E. M., Lorke, A. and Kamjunke, N. 2003. Mixotrophs combine resource use to outcompete specialists: Implications for aquatic food webs.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 100: 12776-12781. doi:10.1073/pnas.2130696100

Koschorreck, M. and Tittel, J. 2002. Benthic photosynthesis in an acidic mining lake (pH 2.6).
Limnology and Oceanography 47: 1197-1201.

Koschorreck, M., Frömmichen, R., Herzsprung, P., Tittel, J. and Wendt-Potthoff, K. 2002. The function of straw for in situ remediation of acidic mining lakes: results from an enclosure experiment.
Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, Focus 2: 97-109.

Wölfl, S., Tittel, J., Zippel B. and Kringel, R. 2000.Occurrence of an algal mass development in an acidic (pH 2.5), iron and aluminium-rich coal mining pond.
Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica 28: 305-309. doi:10.1002/1521-401X(200012)28:6<305::AID-AHEH305>3.0.CO;2-1

Bissinger, V., J. Jander and J. Tittel. 2000. A new medium free of organic carbon to cultivate organisms from extremely acidic mining lakes (pH 2.7).
Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica 28: 310-312. doi:10.1002/1521-401X(200012)28:6<310::AID-AHEH310>3.0.CO;2-H

Steinberg, C. E. W., Schäfer, H., Tittel J. and Beisker, W. 1998. Phytoplankton composition and biomass spectra created by flow cytometrie and zooplankton composition in mining lakes of different states of acidification. In W. Geller, H. Klapper und W. Salomons (eds.), Acidic mining lakes, Springer.-Verl., Berlin, Heidelberg, p. 127-145.

Tittel, J., Zippel, B., Geller, W. and Seeger, J. 1998. Relationships between plankton community structure and plankton size distribution in lakes of northern Germany.
Limnology and Oceanography 43: 1119-1132.

Jobs und Praktika

neueste Publikationen

Organic matter in sediment layers of an acidic mining lake as assessed by lipid analysis. Part II: Neutral lipids, J. Poerschmann, M. Koschorreck, T. Górecki, Science of the Total Environment, accepted

Kamjunke, N., Oosterwoud, M.R., Herzsprung, P., Tittel, J. (2016) Bacterial production and their role in the removal of dissolved organic matter from tributaries of drinking water reservoirs. Sci. Total Environ. (

 Molecular formula assignment for dissolved organic matter (DOM) using high-field FT-ICR-MS: Chemical perspective and validation of sulphur rich organic components (CHOS) in pit lake samples
P. Herzsprung, N. Hertkorn, W. von Tümpling, M. Harir, K. Friese, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, Anal. Bioanal. Chem., accepted