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Elisabeth H. Krüger


Tel: 0341 235 1671

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig


2008 - to date: employed at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig

    Projects & Activities at UFZ

    2012-2014: Head of working group CIWAS

                      Setup/ management of TERENO-MED network of observatories in the Mediterranean

    2011-2014: Coordination of Helmholtz Water Network

    2009-2013: Setup work for the Water Science Alliance initiative

    2010-2013: Scientific planning and organisation of the Water Research Horizon Conference

    2010-2012: Project leader of “Analysis of Water Research in Germany

    2009-2011: Coordination of “International Water Research Alliance Saxony (IWAS)”

    2008-2011: Assistant to the Scientific Director

    2008-2009: Preparation of international review of UFZ water research (Programme “Terrestrial    Environment”, Topic 3 “Sustainable Water Resources Management”)

2007-2008: employed at environmental non-governmental organisation in Strasbourg, France     (Alsace Nature)

    Projects & Activities:

    Coordination of non-governmental organisations within the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR/IKSR/CIPR)

    Project work on public participation for the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive (funded by "Agence de l'Eau Rhin-Meuse")

    Project work promoting biodiversity protection activities (INTERREG project: "Protection de la nature sans frontières")

2001-2006: University of Freiburg, registered student in hydrology.

    Master thesis ("Diplom"): The Behaviour of Fluorescent Dye Tracers in Hypersaline Saturated Media and Environmental Tracers Marking the Fresh-Saline Water Interface in the Western Dead Sea Margin

    2006: Research stay in Sde Boker, Israel (Ben Gurion University)

    2005: Research stay in Chennai, India (for Institute for Geography, University of Freiburg)

    2004: Research stay in Patras (Dep. for Civil Engineering, University of Patras) and Anavyssos (Hellenic Centre for Marine Research), Greece


Jäckel, G; Krueger, E; Bronstert, A; Vorogushyn, S; Scherer, U; Emeis, K; Kollet, S; Vermöhlen, K; Moreira, A; Lüders, T; Rügner, H; Seegert, J: Integrierte Forschung zur Lösung globaler Wasserprobleme. Helmholtz Wasser-Netzwerk. September 2014.

Krueger, E and Teutsch G, 2013: International viewpoint and news: The Water Science Alliance initiative: Germany’s researchers join expertise to face global water problems. Environ Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007/s12665-013-2280-8 (in press).

Krueger, E, 2013: Tagungsbericht- 4. Water Research Horizon Konferenz und Auftakt Water Science Alliance e.V. HYDROLOGIE UND WASSERBEWIRTSCHAFTUNG, 57.5, 247-250, 2013.

Krueger, E; Borchardt, D; Barthel, R, 2012: Water Research in Germany: Research Fields, Centres, Competences. Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig (Edt.), November 2012.

Kalbus, Edda; Kalbacher, Thomas; Kolditz, Olaf; et al., 2012: Integrated Water Resources Management under different hydrological, climatic and socio-economic conditions. ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES, 65/5, SI, 1363-1366, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-011-1330-3.

Krueger, E, 2012: Conference Report-3rd Water Research Horizon Conference and new Developments of the Water Science Alliance. HYDROLOGIE UND WASSERBEWIRTSCHAFTUNG, 56 .5, 277-279, 2012.

Bogena, H et. al. 2012: TERENO - Long-term monitoring network for terrestrial environmental research. HYDROLOGIE UND WASSERBEWIRTSCHAFTUNG, 56.3, 138-143, 2012.

Teutsch G and Krueger E (eds), 2010: Water Science Alliance White Paper: Priority Research Fields. Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, November 2010.



Prof. Dr. Dietrich Borchardt
UFZ, Department Aquatische Ökosystemanalyse


Dr. Ilona Bärlund
UFZ, Department Aquatische Ökosystemanalyse

Programmorientierte Forschung (POF)


Topic 3:
Nachhaltiges Management von Wasserresourcen

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    Stoffdynamik in Einzugsgebieten
  • Integriertes Projekt T32:
    Aquatische Ökosysteme
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