Prof. Dr. Helmut Geistlinger
Head of the Working Group
Experimental Simulation and Modeling
Vorlesung Bergakademie Freiberg

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06120 Halle (Saale), Germany

Helmut Geistlinger

University Education
Theoretical Physics, University of Leipzig, Germany

Achieved Degrees: Diplom-Physiker (Dipl.-Phys.)
Doktor-rerum naturalium (Dr.-rer.nat.)
Doktor- habilitatus (Dr.-Ing. habil.)
Professional Experience
Research Assistant, Institute of Theoretical Physics, University Leipzig
Postdoc working on quantum-field methods for stochastical differential equations
Head of the Working Group 'Chemical Sensors' at the Technical University of Leipzig

Assistent of the Scientific Director of the UFZ
Since 1997
Head the Working Group "Experimental Simulation and Modeling"
Since 2004

Hon.-Prof. at the Technical University of Freiberg

Principal Research Interests

Multiscale-Multiphhase Modelling of Flow and Transport in Porous Media, Relating Experiment and Conceptual Model, Deterministic and Stochastic Approach

Publication list (recent papers in reviewd journals)
Weymann, D., H. Geistlinger, C. von der Heide, R. Well, and H. Flessa (2010) Kinetics of N2O production and reduction in a nitrate-contaminated aquifer inferred from laboratory incubation experiments, Biogeosciences, 7, 503–543.

H. Geistlinger, Ruiyan Jia, D. Eisermann, and C.-F. Stange (2010): Spatial and temporal variability of dissolved nitrous oxide in near-surface groundwater and bubble-mediated mass transfer to the unsaturated zone, J. Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, DOI: 10.1002/jpln.200800278.

Geistlinger, H., D. Lazik, G. Krauss, H.-J. Vogel (2009) Pore Scale and Continuum Modeling of Gas Flow Pattern obtained by High-resolution-Optical Bench-Scale experiments. Water Resources Research, Vol. 45 W04423, DOI:10.1029/2007WR006548

Geistlinger, H., G. Krauss, D. Lazik, and L Luckner (2006), Direct gas injection into saturated glass beads: Transition from incoherent to coherent gas flow pattern, Water Resour. Res., 42, W07403, doi:10.1029/2005WR004451.

Geistlinger, H., Beckmann, A., and D. Lazik (2005), Mass transfer between a Multicomponent trapped gas phase and a mobile water phase: Experiment and theory, Water Resour. Research, 41, W11408, doi:10.1029/2004WR003885.

Lazik, D. and H. Geistlinger (2005) A new method for membrane-based gas measurements, Sensors and Actuators A 117 241-251.

Gödeke, St., H. Weiss, H. Geistlinger, A. Fischer, H. Richnow, und M. Schirmer (2004), Strömungs- und Tracertransportmodellierung am Natural Attenuation Standort Zeitz, Grundwasser 1, 3 - 11.

Lazik, D., Geistlinger, H., Krauss, G., Beckmann, A., and M. Schirmer (2002),Untersuchungen zum Strömungsverhalten und zur Lösungskinetik von Gasen im Mehrphasensystem "Aquifer", Grundwasser 3, 146-155.

Geistlinger, H., D. Lazik, A. Beckmann, D. Eisermann, G. Krauss, and U. Mayer (2002) Experimental and theoretical investigations of oxygen phase transfer: Reactive transport modelling of an in situ oxygen bubble wall, VCH-Wiley publication, 19 - 34.

Geistlinger, H., Eisermann, D., Lazik, D. & Weiss, H. (2001) Process Modelling of Oxygen Supply for Aerobic Biodegradation in the Presence of an Oxygen Bubble Wall, IAHS RedBook Series No. 274, 507 - 512.

Geistlinger, H., D. Lazik & A. Beckmann (2001) Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of Oxygen Phase Transfer, IAHS RedBook Series No. 274, 513 - 518.


Vorträge / Vorlesungen

Summer School on Flow and Transport in Terrestrial Systems
July 27-31, 2015 

Bonares - Centre fo Soil Research

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