Michael Weber

Contact / Address

Michael Weber
PhD Student

Department of Lake Research
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Brueckstr. 3a
39114 Magdeburg, Germany

Tel: +49 391 810 9440
Fax: +49 391 810 9150
michael.weber@ufz.de

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Curriculum Vitae

since 2014

PhD Student at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ in Magdeburg, Department of Lake Research
Topic: Withdrawal regime changes and their consequences on stratification and water quality dynamics within the Grosse Dhuenn Reservoir

12|2011 – 11|2013

Research associate at the Limnological Institute of the University of Constance, Department of Environmental Physics

Project: „The role of littoral zones as source of methane in lakes: Dynamics, distribution patterns and emissions“

12|2009 – 11|2011

Research associate at the Institute for Lake Research Langenargen, Department of Sedimentology and Lake Physics

Project: „Erosion and monument protection at Lake Constance and Lake Zurich - measuring and modeling of hydrodynamic and morphodynamic processes“

2003 - 2009

Study of Hydrology at Dresden University of Technology

Diploma thesis at the Institute for Lake Research Langenargen
Subject: „Hydrodynamic modeling of flow and transport in an artificial stagnant water body (Schwarzenbachtalsperre, Forbach). Preparation of different scenarios and their impact on the turbulent mixing of the reservoir“


Completion as a qualified hydrologist (Dipl.-Hydrol.)


Research Interest

  • numerical models for hydrodynamics and water quality
  • stratification and transport in lakes / reservoirs
  • effect of reservoir management on stratification / water quality
  • measurement of limnophysical  and meteorological parameters

Publications

2017 (2)

  • Weber, M., Rinke, K., Hipsey, M.R., Boehrer, B., 2017. Optimizing withdrawal from drinking water reservoirs to reduce downstream temperature pollution and reservoir hypoxia. J Environ Manage 197, 96-105. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.03.020.
  • Giling, D.P., Staehr, P.A., Grossart,‎ H.P., Andersen, M.R., Boehrer, B., Escot-Muñoz, C., Evrendilek, F., Gener, L.G., Honti, M., Jones, I.D., Karakaya, N., Laas, A., Moreno, Q., Rinke, K., Scharfenberger, U., Schmidt, S.R., Weber, M., Woolway, R.I., Zwart, J., Obrador, B., 2017. Delving deeper: Metabolic processes in the metalimnion of stratified lakes. Limnol Oceanogr. doi:10.1002/lno.10504

2016 (1)

  • Schultze, M., Sudbrack, R., Neumann, V., Frassl, M., Willmitzer, H., Möller, M., Scharf, W., Weber, M., Boehrer, B., Rinke, K., 2016. Unterwasserabgabe nicht aus dem Grundablass — Motive und Folgen alternativer Ausleittiefen. Discharge not from the bottom - motivations and consequences of alternative discharge depths. Wasserwirtschaft 106 (6), 82 - 85.