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Dr. Ben Gilfedder

Dr. Ben Gilfedder

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Limnological Research Station


Head of the Limnological Research Station at the Department of Hydrology

Research interests:

  • Coupling between hydrological processes, biogeochemistry and water residence times within streams, lakes, sediments and catchments
  • Hyporheic exchange and parafluvial flow
  • Water and chemical exchange in response to environmental factors such as storms and high flow events
  • Radon as a natural tracer

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Limnological Research Station


Selected publications

 

Article in a journal (peer-reviewed)

Durejka, Stefan; Frei, Sven; Gilfedder, Ben
A Method for Long-Term High Resolution 222-Radon Measurements Using a New Hydrophobic Capillary ...
in Journal of Environmental Radioactivity volume 208/209 (2019) . - page No. 105980
doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2019.05.012 ...

Frei, Sven; Durejka, Stefan; Le Lay, Hugo; Thomas, Zahra; Gilfedder, Ben
Quantification of Hyporheic Nitrate Removal at the Reach Scale : Exposure Times vs. Residence T ...
in Water Resources Research volume 55 (2019) issue 11. - page 9808-9825
doi:10.1029/2019WR025540 ...

Frei, Sven; Piehl, Sarah; Gilfedder, Ben; Löder, Martin G. J.; Krutzke, Jennifer; Wilhelm, Laura; Laforsch, Christian
Occurence of microplastics in the hyporheic zone of rivers
in Scientific Reports volume 9 (2019)
doi:10.1038/s41598-019-51741-5 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Cartwright, Ian; Hofmann, H.; Frei, Sven
Explicit modelling of Radon-222 in HydroGeoSphere during steady state and dynamic transient sto ...
in Groundwater volume 57 (2019) issue 1. - page 36-47
doi:10.1111/gwat.12847 ...

Wolf, Thomas; Ebner, Ronja; Harum, Till; Leis, Albrecht; Noffke, Anna; Pflugbeil, Thomas; Pöschke, Franziska; Winde, Vera; Gilfedder, Ben; Keim, Catharina; Schwalb, Antje; Bödekker, Sandra; Schick, Roland; Faißt, Michael; Lang, Ulrich; Eckert, Dominik; Wessels, Martin; Mirbach, Stefan
Grundwasser in Seen : eine komplexe Spurensuche
in Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung volume 63 (2019) issue 5. - page 242-261
doi:10.5675/HyWa_2019.5_1 ...

Schaller, Jörg; Faucherre, Samuel; Joss, Hanna; Obst, Martin; Goeckede, Mathias; Planer-Friedrich, Britta; Peiffer, Stefan; Gilfedder, Ben; Elberling, Bo
Silicon increases the phosphorus availability of Arctic soils
in Scientific Reports volume 9 (2019)
doi:10.1038/s41598-018-37104-6 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Peiffer, Stefan; Pöschke, Franziska; Spirkaneder, Andrea
Grundwasserzufluss zum Steißlinger See und Folgen für die Wasserchemie
in Grundwasser volume 23 (2018) issue 2. - page 155-165
doi:10.1007/s00767-017-0386-8 ...

Cartwright, Ian; Atkinson, Alexander P.; Gilfedder, Ben; Hofmann, Harald; Cendón, Dioni I.; Morgenstern, Uwe
Using geochemistry to understand water sources and transit times in headwater streams of a temp ...
in Applied Geochemistry volume 99 (2018) . - page 1-12
doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.10.018 ...

Pérez-Rodríguez, Marta; Gilfedder, Ben; Hermanns, Yvonne-Marie; Biester, Harald
Solar Output Controls Periodicity in Lake Productivity and Wetness at Southernmost South Americ ...
in Scientific Reports volume 6 (2016) . - page No. 37521
doi:10.1038/srep37521 ...

Pittroff, Marco; Frei, Sven; Gilfedder, Ben
Quantifying nitrate and oxygen reduction rates in the hyporheic zone using 222Rn to upscale bio ...
in Water Resources Research volume 53 (2016) issue 1. - page 563-579
doi:10.1002/2016WR018917 ...

Unland, Nicolaas; Cartwright, Ian; Daly, Edoardo; Gilfedder, Ben; Atkinson, Alexander P.
Dynamic river–groundwater exchange in the presence of a saline, semi-confined aquifer
in Hydrological Processes volume 29 (2015) issue 23. - page 4817-4829
doi:10.1002/hyp.10525 ...

Frei, Sven; Gilfedder, Ben
FINIFLUX : An implicit finite element model for quantification of groundwater fluxes and hyporh ...
in Water Resources Research volume 51 (2015) issue 8. - page 6776-6786
doi:10.1002/2015WR017212 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Frei, Sven; Hofmann, Harald; Cartwright, Ian
Groundwater discharge to wetlands driven by storm and flood events: Quantification using contin ...
in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta volume 165 (2015) . - page 161-177
doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.05.037 ...

Cartwright, Ian; Gilfedder, Ben
Mapping and quantifying groundwater inflows to Deep Creek (Maribyrnong catchment, SE Australia) ...
in Applied Geochemistry volume 52 (2015) . - page 118-129
doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2014.11.020 ...

Atkinson, Alexander P.; Cartwright, Ian; Gilfedder, Ben; Hofmann, Harald; Unland, Nicolaas; Cendón, Dioni I.; Chisari, Robert
A multi-tracer approach to quantifying groundwater inflows to an upland river : assessing the i ...
in Hydrological Processes volume 29 (2015) issue 1. - page 1-12
doi:10.1002/hyp.10122 ...

Cartwright, Ian; Gilfedder, Ben; Hofmann, Harald
Contrasts between estimates of baseflow help discern multiple sources of water contributing to ...
in Hydrology and Earth System Sciences volume 18 (2014) issue 1. - page 15-30
doi:10.5194/hess-18-15-2014 ...

Atkinson, Alexander P.; Cartwright, Ian; Gilfedder, Ben; Cendón, Dioni I.; Unland, Nicolaas; Hofmann, Harald
Using 14 C and 3 H to understand groundwater flow and recharge in an aquifer window
in Hydrology and Earth System Sciences volume 18 (2014) issue 12. - page 4951-4964
doi:10.5194/hess-18-4951-2014 ...

Cartwright, Ian; Gilfedder, Ben; Hofmann, Harald
Chloride imbalance in a catchment undergoing hydrological change: Upper Barwon River, southeast ...
in Applied Geochemistry volume 31 (2013) . - page 187-198
doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2013.01.003 ...

Unland, Nicolaas; Cartwright, Ian; Andersen, Martin S.; Rau, Gabriel C.; Reed, J.; Gilfedder, Ben; Atkinson, Alexander P.; Hofmann, Harald
Investigating the spatio-temporal variability in groundwater and surface water interactions: a ...
in Hydrology and Earth System Sciences volume 17 (2013) issue 9. - page 3437-3453
doi:10.5194/hess-17-3437-2013 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Hofmann, Harald; Cartwright, Ian
Novel instruments for in situ continuous Rn-222 measurement in groundwater and the application ...
in Environmental Science & Technology volume 47 (2012) issue 2. - page 993-1000
doi:10.1021/es3034928 ...

Hofmann, Harald; Gilfedder, Ben; Cartwright, Ian
A Novel Method Using a Silicone Diffusion Membrane for Continuous 222Rn Measurements for the Qu ...
in Environmental Science & Technology volume 45 (2012) issue 20. - page 8915-8921
doi:10.1021/es202683z ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Petri, Michael; Wessels, Martin; Biester, Harald
Bromine species fluxes from Lake Constance’s catchment, and a preliminary lake mass balance
in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta volume 75 (2011) issue 12. - page 3385-3401
doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.03.021 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Chance, R.; Dettmann, U.; Lai, S. C.; Baker, A. R.; Biester, Harald
Determination of total and non-water soluble iodine in atmospheric aerosols by thermal extracti ...
in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry volume 398 (2010) issue 1. - page 519-526
doi:10.1007/s00216-010-3923-1 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Petri, Michael; Wessels, Martin; Biester, Harald
An iodine mass-balance for Lake Constance, Germany: insights into iodine speciation changes and ...
in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta volume 74 (2010) issue 11. - page 3090-3111
doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.03.008 ...

Frieß, U.; Deutschmann, T; Gilfedder, Ben; Weller, R.; Platt, Ulrich
Iodine monoxide in the Antarctic snowpack
in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics volume 10 (2010) issue 5. - page 2439-2456
doi:10.5194/acp-10-2439-2010 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Petri, Michael; Biester, Harald
Iodine speciation and cycling in fresh waters: a case study from a humic rich headwater lake (M ...
in Journal of Limnology volume 68 (2009) issue 2. - page 396-408
doi:10.4081/jlimnol.2009.396 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Lai, S. C.; Petri, Michael; Biester, Harald; Hoffmann, T.
Iodine speciation in rain, snow and aerosols
in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics volume 8 (2008) . - page 6069-6084
doi:10.5194/acp-8-6069-2008 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Petri, Michael; Biester, Harald
Iodine and bromine speciation in snow and the effect of orographically induced precipitation
in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics volume 7 (2007) . - page 2661-2669
doi:10.5194/acp-7-2661-2007 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Petri, Michael; Biester, Harald
Iodine speciation in rain and snow: Implications for the atmospheric iodine sink
in Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres volume 112 (2007) issue D7
doi:10.1029/2006JD007356 ...

Gilfedder, Ben; Althoff, F.; Petri, Michael; Biester, Harald
A thermo extraction–UV/Vis spectrophotometric method for total iodine quantification in soils a ...
in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry volume 389 (2007) issue 389. - page 2323-2329
doi:10.1007/s00216-007-1621-4 ...

 

Article in a journal (not peer-reviewed)

Cartwright, Ian; Hofmann, Harald; Gilfedder, Ben; Smyth, Brittany
Understanding parafluvial exchange and degassing to better quantify groundwater inflows using 2 ...
in Chemical Geology volume 380 (2014) . - page 48-60
doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.04.009 ...

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Limnological Research Station


Dr. Ben Gilfedder

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E-mail: benjamin-silas.gilfedder@uni-bayreuth.de
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