Michele Meyer

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Michele Meyer
PhD Student

River Ecology
Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Brückstr. 3a, 39114 Magdeburg

Tel: 0341 60254137

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Michele Meyer

Curriculum Vitae

Since September 2022

PhD student

Topic: Effects of drought on microbial processes driving internal eutrophication within a river-floodplain gradient



Research assistant at the University Koblenz-Landau (now RPTU)

Assistance in teaching the course "Toxicology" and support of a mesocosm experiment on the indirect effects of fungicides on aquatic macroinvertebrates

2018 - 2021

M.Sc. in Ecotoxicology at the University Koblenz-Landau (now RPTU)
Master's thesis: Effects of the fungicide fluopyram on Gammarus fossarum (Amphipoda) through water and dietary exposure



Research assistant in the departments of Environmental and Soil Chemistry and Quantitative Landscape Ecology at the University of Koblenz-Landau

2014 - 2018

B.Sc. in Ecology and Environmental Planning at the Technical University of Berlin

Bachelor's thesis: Analysis of thermoset microplastic particles in an experimental model system

Research interests

  • Microbial processes in benthic biofilms and sediments
  • Eutrophication
  • Biogeochemistry of floodplains
  • Limnology


Kittner, M., Meyer, M., Yunes, P., Rimondino, G. N., Bertrand, L., Malanca, F. E., ... & Amé, M. V. (2022). Pilot study on microplastics in the Suquía River basin: Impact of city run-off and wastewater treatment plant discharges in the mid-2010s. Journal of Hazardous Materials Advances, 8, 100185. Volltext (DOI)

Jamin, J., Diehl, D., Meyer, M., David, J., Schaumann, G. E., & Buchmann, C. (2022). Physico-Chemical Soil Properties Affected by Invasive Plants in Southwest Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate) — A Case Study. Soil Systems, 6(4), 93. Volltext (DOI)