Prof. Dr. Georg Teutsch

Prof. Dr. Georg Teutsch
Scientific Managing Director

Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 235-1800
Fax +49 341 235-1388
E-mail

Prof. Dr. Georg Teutsch. Foto: André Künzelmann/UFZ

Curriculum vitae


1976-1979
University of Tübingen, Study of Geology

1979-1980
University of Birmingham (UK), M.Sc. in Hydrogeology
Thesis
: "Hydrochemical Studies related to the Water Resources of Qatar"

1980
Research Assistant, Geological Department, University of Birmingham

1981
Research Assistant, Chair of Applied Geoscience, Geological Institute, University of Tübingen

1982-1983
Hydrogeologist in the Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Riyadh (Saudi- Arabia). Head of Groundwater Resources Group, National Water Plan Team

1984-1986
Ph.D. at Chair of Applied Geoscience, Geological Institute, University of Tübingen

1988
Dissertation: "Groundwater models in karst terrains - practical approaches applied to two catchment areas in the ´deep´ and ´shallow´ Jurassic karst of the Swabian Alb, Germany"

1986-1991
Research Associate at Chair for Hydromechanics, Civil Engineering Department, University of Stuttgart, Head of Groundwater Resources Protection Group

1991-1992
Associate Professor in Geohydrology, Civil Engineering Department, University of Stuttgart

1992
Offer of an Associate Professor position in Hydrogeology at University of Bayreuth
Offer of a Full Professor position in Hydrogeology at Umweltforschungszentrum Leipzig/Halle (UFZ)

since 1993
Chair in Applied Geoscience / Hydrogeology at University of Tübingen

1998-2003
Director of the Centre for Applied Geoscience (ZAG), University of Tübingen

since 2004
Scientific Managing Director of Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ


Memberships


2005-2014
Member of the Advisory Board of the National Institute of Geoscience (BGR)

2005-2016
Chair of the University Council of the University of Kassel

2006-2007
Vice-President of the Helmholtz-Association and Coordinator of ´Earth and Environment´ research field.

2006-2015
Member of the German Commission on Water Research KOWA (DFG-Senatskommission Wasserforschung)
Member of the Senate Commission on Collaborative Research in Geoscience - DFG (DFG-Senatskommission Geowissenschaftliche Gemeinschaftsforschung)

since 2008
Member of the "Leipziger Forschungsforum" of the University Leipzig
Member of the Advisory Board "German Biomass Research Centre" Leipzig

2010-2016
Member of the Advisory Board of the PIK - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

since 2012
Scientific Committee ICRA (Institut Català de Recerca de l`Aigua ICRA)
Member of the Committee for Research, Strategy and Coordination of the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen

2012-2016
Member of the Saxonian Academy of Science, Leipzig

2013-2014
Vice-President of the Helmholtz-Association and Coordinator of ´Earth and Environment´ research field.

since 2016
Member of the Water Science Alliance

since 2017
Corresponding Member of the Saxonian Academy of Science, Leipzig

since 2017
Member of acatech - the National Academy of Science and Engineering


Research fields


  • Flow and transport in heterogeneous media
  • Subsurface investigation and monitoring techniques
  • Risk assessment and remediation of contaminated sites
  • Arid zone hydrology
  • Karst Hydrology

Selected publications (2003-2015)


Zech, A., Attinger, S., Cvetkovic, V., Dietrich, P., Fiori, A., Rubin, Y., Teutsch, G. (2015):
Is unique scaling of aquifer macrodispersivity supported by field data?
Water Resour. Res. 51 (9), 7662 - 7679

Zacharias, S., Bogena, H., Samaniego, L., Mauder, M., Fuß, R., Pütz, T., Frenzel, M., Schwank, M., Baessler, C., Butterbach-Bahl, K., Bens, O., Borg, E., Brauer, A., Dietrich, P., Hajnsek, I., Helle, G., Kiese, R., Kunstmann, H., Klotz, S., Munch, J.C., Papen, H., Priesack, E., Schmid, H.P., Steinbrecher, R., Rosenbaum, U., Teutsch, G., Vereecken, H. (2011):
A network of terrestrial environmental observatories in Germany
Vadose Zone J. 10 (3), 955 - 973

Bayer-Raich, M.; Jarsjö,J.; Teutsch,G.(2009):
Breakthrough of attenuating contaminant plumes in pumping wells: Analytical model and implications for integral pumping tests
Water Resources Research 45.2009, W02413
http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007WR006075

Miles, B., Peter, A. Teutsch, G. (2008):
Multicomponent Simulations of Contrasting Redox Environments at an LNAPL Site
Ground Water 46 (5), 727-742.

Miles, B., Maji, R., Sudicky, E. A., Teutsch, G., Peter, A. (2008):
A pragmatic approach for estimation of source-zone emissions at LNAPL contaminated sites
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 96 (1-4), 83-96

Peter, A., Miles, B., Teutsch, G. (2008):
Estimation of emission from an LNAPL contaminated zone considering groundwater recharge
Environmental Geology 55 (2), 321-337

Bayer-Raich, M., Jarsjo, J., Teutsch, G. (2007):
Comment on "Analysis of groundwater contamination using concentration-time series recorded during an integral pumping test: Bias introduced by strong concentration gradients within the plume" by Allelign Zeru and Gerhard Schafer
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 90 (3-4), 240-251

Bayer-Raich, M., Jarsjo, J., Liedl, R., Ptak, T., Teutsch, G. (2006):
Integral pumping test analyses of linearly sorbed groundwater contaminants using multiple wells: Inferring mass flows and natural attenuation rates
Water Resources Research 42 (8) W08411

Maji, R., Sudicky, E. A., Panday, S., Teutsch, G. (2006):
Transition probability/Markov chain analyses of DNAPL source zones and plumes
Ground Water 44 (6), 853-863

Schirmer, M., Dahmke, A., Dietrich, P., Dietze, M., Godeke, S., Richnow, H. H., Schirmer, K., Weiss, H., Teutsch, G. (2006):
Natural attenuation research at the contaminated megasite Zeitz
Journal of Hydrology 328 (3-4), 393-407

Bayer, P., Finkel, M., Teutsch, G. (2005):
Cost-optimal contaminant plume management with a combination of pump-and-treat and physical barrier systems
Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 25 (2), 96-106

Birk, S., Liedl, R., Sauter, M., Teutsch, G. (2005):
Simulation of the development of gypsum maze caves
Environmental Geology 48 (3), 296-306

Bayer-Raich, M., Jarsjo, J., Liedl, R., Ptak, T., Teutsch, G. (2004):
Average contaminant concentration and mass flow in aquifers from time-dependent pumping well data: Analytical framework
Water Resources Research 40 (8) W08303

Bayer-Raich, M., Jarsjo, J., Liedl, R., Ptak, T., Teutsch, G. (2004):
Average contaminant concentration and mass flow in aquifers from time-dependent pumping well data: Analytical framework (vol 40, art no W11901, 2004)
Water Resources Research 40 (11) W11901

Bayer, P., Finkel, M., Teutsch, G. (2004):
Combining pump-and-treat and physical barriers for contaminant plume control
Ground Water 42 (6-7), 856-867

Leven, C., Sauter, M., Teutsch, G., Dietrich, P. (2004):
Investigation of the effects of fractured porous media on hydraulic tests - an experimental study at laboratory scale using single well methods
Journal of Hydrology 297 (1-4), 95-108

Peter, A., Steinbach, A., Liedl, R., Ptak, T., Michaelis, W., Teutsch, G. (2004):
Assessing microbial degradation of o-xylene at field-scale from the reduction in mass flow rate combined with compound-specific isotope analyses
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 71 (1-4), 127-154

Baraka-Lokmane, S., Liedl, R., Teutsch, G. (2003):
Comparison of measured and modelled hydraulic conductivities of fractured sandstone cores
Pure and Applied Geophysics 160 (5-6), 909-927

Birk, S., Liedl, R., Sauter, M., Teutsch, G. (2003):
Hydraulic boundary conditions as a controlling factor in karst genesis: A numerical modeling study on artesian conduit development in gypsum
Water Resources Research 39 (1) 1004

Bockelmann, A., Zamfirescu, D., Ptak, T., Grathwohl, P., Teutsch, G. (2003):
Quantification of mass fluxes and natural attenuation rates at an industrial site with a limited monitoring network: a case study
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 60 (1-2), 97-121

Heinz, J., Kleineidam, S., Teutsch, G., Aigner, T. (2003):
Heterogeneity patterns of Quaternary glaciofluvial gravel bodies (SW-Germany): application to hydrogeology
Sedimentary Geology 158 (1-2), 1-23

Liedl, R., Sauter, M., Huckinghaus, D., Clemens, T., Teutsch, G. (2003):
Simulation of the development of karst aquifers using a coupled continuum pipe flow model
Water Resources Research 39 (3) 1057

Books / Book Chapters

Dietrich, P., Helmig, R., Hötzl, H., Köndeter, J., and Teutsch, G. (Hrsg., 2005):
Flow and transport in fractured porous media
Springer, Berlin, 447 S.

Leven, C., Brauchler, R., Sauter, M., Teutsch, G., Dietrich, P. (2005):
Flow and transport experiments conducted on laboratory blocks
In: Dietrich, P., Helmig, R., Hötzl, H., Köndeter, J., Teutsch, G. (Hrsg.): Flow and transport in fractured porous media
Springer, Berlin, S. 174-197

McDermott, C. I., Sauter, M., Liedl, R., Teutsch, G. (2005):
Flow and transport experiments conducted on laboratory cylinders
In: Dietrich, P., Helmig, R., Hötzl, H., Köndeter, J., Teutsch, G. (Hrsg.): Flow and transport in fractured porous media
Springer, Berlin, S. 127-142

McDermott, C. I., Liedl, R., Sauter, M., Teutsch, G. (2005):
The multi-shell model - a conceptual model approach
In: Dietrich, P., Helmig, R., Hötzl, H., Köndeter, J., Teutsch, G. (Hrsg.): Flow and transport in fractured porous media
Springer, Berlin, S. 305-321