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


since 2003
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Centre for Applied Geoscience (ZAG)

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.

since 2006
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

since 2010
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
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 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