Dr. Bastian Stößel


Department of Soil System Science

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

Theodor-Ließer-Straße 4
06120 Halle (Saale)
Tel. +49 345 558 5212
Fax: +49 345 558-5559

Bastian Stößel

Professional background

since 2016 Scientist, Department of Soil System Science, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Halle (Saale)
2015 Doctoral degree (Dr.rer.nat.) of the Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Thesis: "Weather-disease relationships and future disease potential of leaf rust and powdery mildew in Saxony-Anhalt"
2013 - 2014 Scientist/Project coordinator, Botanical Garden/Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin
2010 - 2013 PhD student, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) e.V., Department "Climate Impacts & Vulnerabilities"
2009 - 2010 Scientific Assistant, Julius-Maximillians-University Würzburg, Institute for Geography
2009 Diploma in Geography (Side subjects: Statistics, Botany), Julius-Maximillians-University Würzburg
Diploma thesis: "Interactions between soil moisture and monsunal precipitation in subsaharan Africa"
2003 - 2009 Studies of Geography, Julius-Maximillians-University Würzburg

Research interests

Impact of climatic changes on Biosphere and Pedosphere

Scientific programming

Visualization of natural systems


VOGEL H.-J., S. BARTKE, K. DEADLOW, K. HELMING, I. KÖGEL-KNABNER, B. LANG, E. RABOT, D. RUSSELL, B. STÖßEL, U. WELLER, M. WIESMEIER, U. WOLLSCHLÄGER, 2018: A systemic approach for modeling soil functions. Soil 4, p. 83-92.

KAUFMANN G., J. SEIDEL, B. STÖßEL, 2016: The Climatological Environmental Justice Index - Brazil, Canada, and Germany. Environmental Justice 9(2), p. 33-47.

STÖßEL B., S. KRENGEL, B. FREIER, 2013: Investigation on effects of weather periods on the infestation of winter oilseed rape by Meligethes aeneus F. in the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern based on 30-year data. Extended Abstracts, Entomologentagung 2013, Göttingen.

STÖßEL B., B. FREIER, F. WECHSUNG, 2013: Study on the influence of weather periods on the occurrence of leaf rust and powdery mildew in winter wheat using an interval-based correlation approach. Journal of Cultivated Plants 65(8), p. 315-327.