Dr. Carsten Simon

Postdoc, MADDOMS project

Contact / Address

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Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Department Analytical Chemistry
Permoserstr. 15
DE-04318 Leipzig
Germany
Building 4.0, Room 222
Phone: 0341 235 1769

GLN-3033-2022

Current Research Project

Details can be found here.

Curriculum Vitae

Since 06/2022 Postdoc (project MADDOMS) at UFZ Leipzig, Department Analytics, BioGeoOmics
2020-2022 Postdoc in the group of Inorganic Environmental Geochemistry at ETH Zurich (Institute for Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics) & Eawag Dübendorf (Dept. Water Resources & Drinking Water)
2019-2020 Postdoc at Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Department Biogeochemical Processes, Molecular Biogeochemistry
2015-2019 PhD in Geosciences at University of Jena and Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Department Biogeochemical Processes, Molecular Biogeochemistry
2009-2015 Studies of Biogeosciences (B.Sc.) and Marine Environmental Sciences (M.Sc.) at Universities of Jena and Oldenburg, Germany; Master thesis in Aquatic Geochemistry

Publications


Publication without UFZ-affiliation

Simon C, Dührkop K, Petras D, Roth VN, Böcker SB, Dorrestein P, Gleixner G (2022): Mass difference matching unfolds hidden molecular structures in dissolved organic matter. Environmental Science & Technology, published online, doi: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.2c01332..

Simon C, Pimentel TP, Monteiro MTF, Candido LA, Gastmans D, Geilmann H, da Costa Oliveira R, Rocha JB, Pires E, Quesada CA, Forsberg BR, Ferreira SJF, da Cunha HB, Gleixner G (2021): Molecular links between whitesand ecosystems and blackwater formation in the Rio Negro watershed. Geochmica et Cosmochimica Acta, 311: 274-291, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2021.06.036.

Hawkes JA, D'Andrilli J, Agar JN, Barrow MP, Berg SM, Catalán N, Chen H, Chu RK, Cole RB, Dittmar T, Gavard R, Gleixner G, Hatcher PG, He C, Hess NJ, Hutchins RHS, Ijaz A, Jones HE, Kew W, Khaksari M, Lozano DCP, Lv J, Mazzoleni L, Noriega-Ortega BE, Osterholz H, Radoman N, Remucal CK, Schmitt ND, Schum S, Shi Q, Simon C, Singer G, Sleighter RL, Stubbins A, Thomas MJ, Tolic N, Zhang S, Zito P, Podgorski DC (2020): An international laboratory comparison of dissolved organic matter composition by high resolution mass spectrometry: Are we getting the same answer? Limnology & Oceanography: Methods, 18: 235-258, doi: 10.1002/lom3.10364.

Roth VN, Lange M, Simon C, Hertkorn N, Bucher S, Goodall T, Griffiths RI, Mellado-Vázquez PG, Mommer L, Oram NJ, Weigelt A, Dittmar T, Gleixner G, (2019): Persistence of dissolved organic matter explained by molecular changes during its passage through soil. Nature Geoscience, 12: 755-761, doi: 10.1038/s41561-019-0417-4.

Simon C, Osterholz H, Koschinsky A, Dittmar T (2019): Riverine mixing at the molecular scale - An ultrahigh-resolution mass spectrometry study on dissolved organic matter and selected metals in the Amazon confluence zone (Manaus, Brazil). Organic Geochemistry, 129: 45-62, doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2019.01.013.

Simon C, Roth VN, Dittmar T, Gleixner G (2018): Molecular signals of heterogeneous terrestrial environments identified in dissolved organic matter: A comparative analysis of Orbitrap and ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometers. Frontiers in Earth Science, 6: 138, doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00138.

Datasets

Simon C, Dührkop K, Petras D, Roth V-N, Böcker S, Dorrestein PC, Gleixner G (2022): Structural insight into conifer forest topsoil and blackwater dissolved organic matter by Orbitrap tandem MS mass difference matching. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.944673.

Simon C, Pimentel TP, Monteiro MTF, Candido LA, Gastmans D, Geilmann H, da Costa Oliveira R, Rocha JB, Pires E, Quesada CA, Forsberg BR, Ferreira SJF, da Cunha HB, Gleixner G (2020): FT-MS molecular composition data from two whitesand catchments in the lower Rio Negro basin from October/ November 2017 (end of dry season). PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.922606.

Presentations

Simon C, Tolu J, Bouchet S, Chan M, Mazza A, Frossard E, Vitousek P, Chadwick O, Winkel L (2022): How does water-extractable organic matter vary in molecular composition across a climate gradient (Kohala, Hawai’i)? Oral (virtual). Hawai'i Ecosystem Meeting, Hilo, Hawai'i, 25. - 26.07.2022. Virtual attendance.

Simon C, Stumpf K, Chen S, Klotzbücher T, Hong H, Liu C, Kaiser K, Mikutta C, Mikutta R, Lechtenfeld O (2022): Tracing the formation of mineral-organic matter associations by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry - recent findings and development. Oral. DBG-Symposium on Soil Mineralogy, 19. - 20.07.2022, Gießen, Germany.

Simon C, Petras D, Roth V-N, Dührkop K, Böcker S, Dorrestein PC, Gleixner G (2021): Beyond van Krevelen diagrams: Mass difference matching by ultrahigh-resolution tandem mass spectrometry reveals molecular ecosystem imprints in Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM). Oral (virtual). 20th International Humic Substances Society (IHSS 20) Virtual Global Conference,15. - 27.08.2021. Virtual attendance.

Simon C, Roth VN, Dittmar T, Gleixner G (2018): Identification of ecosystem-specific markers in dissolved organic matter by Orbitrap tandem mass spectrometry. Oral. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, 08. - 13.04.2018, Vienna, Austria.

Simon C, Koschinsky A, Dittmar T (2016): Riverine mixing at the molecular scale - An ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry study on the fate of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) and selected metals in the Amazon confluence zone (Manaus, Brazil). Oral. 18th International Conference of International Humic Substances Society (IHSS 18), 11. - 16.09.2016, Kanazawa, Japan.