Dr. Martin Schultze

Contact/Address

Martin Schultze

Department Lake Research
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Brückstraße 3a
39114 Magdeburg, Germany

phone: ++49 (391) 810 9400
fax: ++49 (391) 810 9150
martin.schultze@ufz.de

Martin Schultze

Fields of research

Water quality of reservoirs and its management by measures in the reservoirs and in their catchment areas (since 2011) 

Water quality in mine pit lakes (since 1984)
- Chemistry of mine pit lakes
- Influence of filling and management of pit lakes on their water quality and
sustainable use
- Prognosis of water quality of mine pit lakes

Influence of artificial ground water recharge on ground water quality in the region Letzlinger Heide (1984-1991)

Influence of agriculture and atmospheric deposition on ground water quality in hard rock (1984-1991)

Management of protection areas for drinking water (1984-1991)


Academic education

1979-1984 Studies in chemistry at the Dresden University of Technology
1984 Diplom (aprox. Master of Sciences) in chemistry
2012 PhD at the Braunschweig University of Technology
Thesis:
"The filling and remediation of pit lakes in former open cast lignite mines"

Professional career

1984-1986 scientist in the Institute of Water Management Berlin, department of Surface water protection, Magdeburg
1987-1990 scientist in the research department Surface water protection of the Wasserwirtschaftsdirektion "Untere Elbe" Magdeburg (regional water authority)
1991 scientist in the BMBF-funded project "Development of the scientific basics of design, filling, and water quality management in mine pit lakes" at the regional environmental protection agency in Magdeburg
1992-1994 scientist at the GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht, Institute for Inland Water Research Magdeburg
since 1995 scientist at the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department Lake Research

Publications

Last three years

Journals/Book chapters

2019

Schultze, M., Brode, E., Benthaus, F.-C., Rinke, K. (2019) Wasserqualität in als Speicher genutzten Tagebauseen. WasserWirtschaft 109(5/2019):38-41

2018

McCullough C.D., Schultze M. (2018) Engineered river flow-through to improve mine pit lake and river values. Science of the Total Environment 640–641:217–231

McCullough, C.D., Schultze, M. (2018) Risks and rewards of pit lakes. AusIMM December 2018 (https://www.ausimmbulletin.com/feature/risks-rewards-pit-lakes/; Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Mining and Metallurgy)

2017

Boehrer, B., von Rohden, C., Schultze, M. (2017) Physical features of meromictic lakes: Stratification and circulation. In: Gulati, R.D., Zadereev, E.S., Degermendzhi, A.G. (eds.) Ecology of Meromictic Lakes, Ecological Studies. Springer, Cham, p. 15-34

Schultze, M., Boehrer, B., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Katsev, S., Brown, E.T. (2017) Chemical setting and biogeochemical reactions in meromictic lakes. In: Gulati, R.D., Zadereev, E.S., Degermendzhi, A.G. (eds.) Ecology of Meromictic Lakes, Ecological Studies. Springer, Cham, p. 35-59

Schultze, M., Boehrer, B., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Sanchez-Espana, J., Castendyk, D. (2017) Meromictic pit lakes: Case studies from Spain, Germany and Canada and general aspects of management and modelling. In: Gulati, R.D., Zadereev, E.S., Degermendzhi, A.G. (eds.) Ecology of Meromictic Lakes, Ecological Studies. Springer, Cham, p. 235-275

2016

Moreira, S., Schultze, M., Rahn, K., Boehrer, B., (2016): A practical approach to lake water density from electrical conductivity and temperature. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 20:2975 - 2986.

Schultze, M. (2016): Book review: Environmental sampling and modelling for the prediction of long-term water quality of mine pit lakes. Mine Water Environ. 35:261 - 262.

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. WasserWirtschaft 106:82 - 85

Conference Proceedings

2018

McCullough, C.M., Schultze, M., Vandenberg, J. (2018) Realising beneficial end uses for pit lakes. In: Drebenstedt, C., von Bismarck, F., Fourie, A., Tibbett, M. (eds) Mine Closure 2018. Australian Certre for Geomechanics, University of Western Australia, Cravley, Western Australia, pp 497-504
ISBN 978-3-86012-590-8

Schultze, M., Jolas, P., Weber, L. (2018) Filling, remediation and management of pit lakes by using mine water – an update. In: Drebenstedt, C., von Bismarck, F., Fourie, A., Tibbett, M. (eds) Mine Closure 2018. Australian Certre for Geomechanics, University of Western Australia, Cravley, Western Australia, pp 505-5112
ISBN 978-3-86012-590-8

2016

Junge, F.W., Schultze, M. (2016): Open cast mines as river sediment and pollutant sinks. The example Mulde Reservoir (East Germany). In: Drebenstedt, C., Paul, M. (eds.) Mining meets water - conflicts and solutions : proceedings : IMWA 2016 in Leipzig, Germany, July 11-15, 2016. 2., überarbeitete und ergänzte Auflage, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, p. 159 - 166

Schultze, M., Castendyk, D., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Sánchez-España, J., Boehrer, B. (2016): On the relevance of meromixis in pit lakes – an update. In: Drebenstedt, C., Paul, M. (eds.) Mining meets water - conflicts and solutions : proceedings : IMWA 2016 in Leipzig, Germany, July 11-15, 2016. 2., überarbeitete und ergänzte Auflage, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, p. 227 - 235

2015

McCullough, C.; Schultze, M. (2015) Riverine Flow-Through of Mine Pit Lakes: Improving both Mine Pit Lake and River Water Quality Values? In: Agreeing on solutions for more sustainable mine water management – Proceedings of the 10th ICARD & IMWA Annual Conference. GECAMIN, Santiago de Chile, 1-9 (electronic document 199)


Membership in scientific societies

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V., GDCh

Wasserchemische Gesellschaft (Fachgruppe der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker)

Deutsche Vereinigung für Wasserwirtschaft, Abwasser und Abfall e.V., DWA

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie e.V., DGL

International Mine Water Association, IMWA

International Society of Limnology, SIL