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Prof. Dr. Stefan Peiffer

Prof. Dr. Stefan Peiffer

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences

Member of the BayCEER Steering Committee and Director of BayCEER

Head of Department for Hydrology

Research interests:

  • Protection of waters
  • Water quality issues
  • Aquatic biogeochemistry
  • Coupling between hydrological and biogeochemical processes
  • Anaerobic redox processes in the subsurface (groundwater and sediments)

Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences

Selected publications


Joscha Opitz, Martin Bauer, Matthias Alte, Johanna Schmidtmann, Stefan Peiffer: Sedimentation Kinetics of Hydrous Ferric Oxides in Ferruginous, Circumneutral Mine Water. In: Environmental Science & Technology, (2022). - .

Susanta Paikaray, Stefan Peiffer: Arsenic fractionation and mobilization in agricultural soils of NE Punjab, India. In: Applied Geochemistry, 139 (2022). - .

Pouyan Ahmadi, Hassan Elagami, Franz Dichgans, Christian Schmidt, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Sven Frei, Stefan Peiffer, Jan Fleckenstein: Systematic Evaluation of Physical Parameters affecting the Terminal Settling Velocity of Microplastic Particles in Lakes using CFD. In: Frontiers in Environmental Science, (2022). - .

Joscha Opitz, Martin Bauer, Jutta Eckert, Stefan Peiffer, Matthias Alte: Optimising Operational Reliability and Performance in Aerobic Passive Mine Water Treatment : the Multistage Westfield Pilot Plant. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 233 (2022). - .

Shaojian Zhang, Stefan Peiffer, Xiaoting Liao, Zhengheng Yang, Xiaomig Ma, Di He: Sulfidation of ferric (hydr)oxides and its implication on contaminants transformation : a review. In: Science of the Total Environment, 816 (2022). - .


Bouchra Marouane, Maria Klug, Karel S. As, Jaqueline Engel, Susan Reichel, Eberhard Janneck, Stefan Peiffer: The potential of granulated schwertmannite adsorbents to remove oxyanions (SeO32−, SeO42−, MoO42−, PO43−, Sb(OH)6−) from contaminated water. In: Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 223 (2021). - .

Bouchra Marouane, Ning Chen, Martin Obst, Stefan Peiffer: Competing Sorption of Se(IV) and Se(VI) on Schwertmannite. In: Minerals, 11 (2021). - S. 1-14.

Stefan Peiffer, A. Kappler, S. B. Haderlein, C. Schmidt, J. M. Byrne, S. Kleindienst, C. Vogt, H. H. Richnow, Martin Obst, Largus T. Angenent, C. Bryce, Catherine McCammon, Britta Planer-Friedrich: A biogeochemical–hydrological framework for the role of redox-active compounds in aquatic systems. In: Nature Geoscience, 14 (2021). - S. 264-272.

Stefan Peiffer: Comment on "FeS colloids – formation and mobilization pathways in natural waters" by Noël et al., Environ. Sci. Nano, 2020, 7, 2102–2116. In: Environmental Science : Nano, 8 (2021). - S. 1815-1816.

Muammar Mansor, Sören Drabesch, Timm Bayer, Anh Van Le, Ankita Chauhan, Johanna Schmidtmann, Stefan Peiffer, Andreas Kappler: Application of Single-Particle ICP-MS to Determine the Mass Distribution and Number Concentrations of Environmental Nanoparticles and Colloids. In: Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 8 (2021). - S. 589-595.

David R. Piatka, Romy Wild, Jens Hartmann, Robin Kaule, Lisa Kaule, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Stefan Peiffer, Juergen Geist, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Johannes A. C. Barth: Transfer and transformations of oxygen in rivers as catchment reflectors of continental landscapes : A review. In: Earth-Science Reviews, 220 (2021). - .

Ruiwen Yan, Andreas Kappler, Marcus A. Horn, Stefan Peiffer: Towards a standardized protocol for studying chemolithoautotrophic denitrification with pyrite at circumneutral pH. In: Applied Geochemistry, 130 (2021). - .

Joscha Opitz, Matthias Alte, Martin Bauer, Stefan Peiffer: The Role of Macrophytes in Constructed Surface-flow Wetlands for Mine Water Treatment : A Review. In: Mine Water and the Environment, 40 (2021). - S. 587-605.

Taotao Lu, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Hao Peng, Stefan Peiffer, Georg Papastavrou, Katharina Ottermann, Sven Frei: Relevance of Iron Oxyhydroxide and Pore Water Chemistry on the Mobility of Nanoplastic Particles in Water-Saturated Porous Media Environments. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 232 (2021). - .

Katharina Blaurock, Burkhard Beudert, Benjamin Silas Gilfedder, Jan H. Fleckenstein, Stefan Peiffer, Luisa Hopp: Low hydrological connectivity after summer drought inhibits DOC export in a forested headwater catchment. In: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 25 (2021). - S. 5133-5151.

Maria Paula da Silva, Katharina Blaurock, Burkhard Beudert, Jan H. Fleckenstein, Luisa Hopp, Stefan Peiffer, Thorsten Reemtsma, Oliver J. Lechtenfeld: Delineating Source Contributions to Stream Dissolved Organic Matter Composition Under Baseflow Conditions in Forested Headwater Catchments. In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126 (2021). - .


Joscha Opitz, Matthias Alte, Martina Bauer, Stefan Peiffer: Quantifying iron removal efficiency of a passive mine water treatment system using turbidity as a proxy for (particulate) iron. In: Applied Geochemistry, 122 (2020). - .

Kerstin Hockmann, Britta Planer-Friedrich, Scott G. Johnston, Stefan Peiffer, Edward D. Burton: Antimony mobility in sulfidic systems : Coupling with sulfide-induced iron oxide transformations. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 282 (2020). - S. 276-296.

Christian Schröder, Moli Wan, Ian B. Butler, Alastair Tait, Stefan Peiffer, Catherine McCammon: Identification of Mackinawite and Constraints on Its Electronic Configuration Using Mössbauer Spectroscopy. In: Minerals, 10 (2020). - .


Tamara Kolbe, Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy, Benjamin W. Abbott, Luc Aquilina, Tristan Babey, Christopher T. Green, Jan Fleckenstein, Thierry Labasque, Anniet M. Laverman, Jean Marçais, Stefan Peiffer, Zahra Thomas, Gilles Pinay: Stratification of reactivity determines nitrate removal in groundwater. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116 (2019). - .

Silvia Parra Suárez, Stefan Peiffer, Gerhard Gebauer: Origin and fate of nitrate runoff in an agricultural catchment: Haean, South Korea : Comparison of two extremely different monsoon seasons. In: Science of the Total Environment, 648 (2019). - S. 66-79.

Jörg Schaller, Samuel Faucherre, Hanna Joss, Martin Obst, Mathias Goeckede, Britta Planer-Friedrich, Stefan Peiffer, Ben Gilfedder, Bo Elberling: Silicon increases the phosphorus availability of Arctic soils. In: Scientific Reports, 9 (2019). - .

Carolyn Oldham, Julia Beer, Christian Blodau, Jan Fleckenstein, Lydia Jones, Christiane Neumann, Stefan Peiffer: Controls on iron(II) fluxes into waterways impacted by acid mine drainage : A Damköhler analysis of groundwater seepage and iron kinetics. In: Water Research, 153 (2019). - S. 11-20.


Christina Weyer, Stefan Peiffer, Gunnar Lischeid: Stream water quality affected by interacting hydrological and biogeochemical processes in a riparian wetland. In: Journal of Hydrology, 563 (2018). - S. 260-272.

Kiyong Kim, Bomchul Kim, Jaesung Eum, Bumsuk Seo, Christopher L. Shope, Stefan Peiffer: Impacts of Land Use Change and Summer Monsoon on Nutrients and Sediment Exports from an Agricultural Catchment. In: Water, 10 (2018). - .

Ben Gilfedder, Stefan Peiffer, Franziska Pöschke, Andrea Spirkaneder: Grundwasserzufluss zum Steißlinger See und Folgen für die Wasserchemie. In: Grundwasser, 23 (2018). - S. 155-165.

Ruiwen Yan, Andreas Kappler, E. Marie Muehe, Klaus-Holger Knorr, Marcus A. Horn, Alexander Poser, Regina Lohmayer, Stefan Peiffer: Effect of Reduced Sulfur Species on Chemolithoautotrophic Pyrite Oxidation with Nitrate. In: Geomicrobiology Journal, 36 (2018). - S. 19-29.


Susanta Paikaray, Christian Schröder, Stefan Peiffer: Schwertmannite stability in anoxic Fe(II)-rich aqueous solution. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 217 (2017). - S. 292-305.

Moli Wan, Christian Schröder, Stefan Peiffer: Fe(III):S(-II) Concentration Ratio Controls the Pathway and the Kinetics of Pyrite Formation during Sulfidation of Ferric Hydroxides. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 217 (2017). - S. 334-348.


Sven Frei, Stefan Peiffer: Exposure times rather than residence times control redox transformation efficiencies in riparian wetlands. In: Journal of Hydrology, 543 (2016). - S. 182-196.

Stefan Peiffer: Reaction time scales for sulphate reduction in sediments of acidic pit lakes and its relation to in-lake acidity neutralisation. In: Applied Geochemistry, 73 (2016). - S. 8-12.

Kiyong Kim, Bomchul Kim, Klaus-Holger Knorr, Jaesung Eum, Youngsoon Choi, Sungmin Jung, Stefan Peiffer: Potential effects of sediment processes on water quality of an artificial reservoir in the Asian monsoon region. In: Inland Waters, 6 (2016). - S. 423-435.

Shipeng Lu, Stefan Peiffer, Cassandre Sara Lazar, Carolyn Oldham, Thomas R. Neu, Valerian Ciobota, Olga Näb, Adam Lillicrap, Petra Rösch, Jürgen Popp, Kirsten Küsel: Extremophile microbiomes in acidic and hypersaline river sediments of Western Australia. In: Environmental Microbiology Reports, 8 (2016). - S. 58-67.

Zahra Thomas, Pauline Rousseau-Gueutin, Tamara Kolbe, Benjamin W. Abbott, Jean Marçais, Kevin Bishop, Stefan Peiffer, Sven Frei, Pascal Pichelin, Gilles Pinay, Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy: Constitution of a catchment virtual observatory for sharing flow and transport models outputs. In: Journal of Hydrology, (2016). - .


Gilles Pinay, Stefan Peiffer, Jean-Raynald de Dreuzy, Stefan Krause, David M. Hannah, Jan Fleckenstein, Mathieu Sebilo, Kevin Bishop, Laurence Hubert-Moy: Upscaling nitrogen removal capacity from local hotspots to low stream orders' drainage basins. In: Ecosystems, 18 (2015). - S. 1101-1120.

Stefan Peiffer, Thilo Behrends, Katrin Hellige, Philip Larese-Casanova, Moli Wan, Kilian Pollok: Pyrite formation and mineral transformation pathways upon sulfidation of ferric hydroxide depend on mineral type and sulfide concentration. In: Chemical Geology, 400 (2015). - S. 44-55.

Ruiwen Yan, Andreas Kappler, Stefan Peiffer: Interference of Nitrite with Pyrite under Acidic Conditions : Implications for Studies of Chemolithotrophic Denitrification. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (2015). - S. 11403-11410.

Carlos Ruiz Cánovas, Stefan Peiffer, Francisco Macias, Manuel Olias, José Miguel Nieto: Geochemical processes in a high acidic pit lake of the Iberian Pyrite Belt (SW Spain). In: Chemical Geology, 395 (2015). - S. 144-153.

Zhiguo Yu, Stefan Peiffer, Jörg Göttlicher, Klaus-Holger Knorr: Electron transfer budgets and kinetics of abiotic oxidation and incorporation of aqueous sulfide by dissolved organic matter. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 49 (2015). - S. 5441-5449.


Christopher L. Shope, Ganga Ram Maharjan, John Tenhunen, Bumsuk Seo, Kyongha Kim, J. Riley, Sebastian Arnhold, Thomas Koellner, Yong Sik Ok, Stefan Peiffer, Bomchul Kim, Ji-Hyung Park, Bernd Huwe: Using the SWAT model to improve process descriptions and define hydrologic partitioning in South Korea. In: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18 (2014). - S. 539-557.

Svenja Bartsch, Sven Frei, Marianne Ruidisch, Christopher L. Shope, Stefan Peiffer, Bomchul Kim, Jan Fleckenstein: River-aquifer exchange fluxes under monsoonal climate conditions. In: Journal of Hydrology, 509 (2014). - S. 601-614.

Susanta Paikaray, Jörg Göttlicher, Joseph Essilfie-Dughan, Kilian Pollok, Stefan Peiffer: Redox Stability of As(III) on Schwertmannite. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, 265 (2014). - S. 208-216.

Moli Wan, Andrey Shchukarev, Regina Lohmayer, Britta Planer-Friedrich, Stefan Peiffer: Occurrence of surface polysulphides during the interaction between ferric (hydr)oxides and aqueous sulphide. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 48 (2014). - S. 5076-5084.

Christina Weyer, Stefan Peiffer, Kerstin Schulze, Werner Borken, Gunnar Lischeid: Catchments as heterogeneous and multi-species reactors: An integral approach for identifying biogeochemical hot-spots at the catchment scale. In: Journal of Hydrology, 519 (2014). - S. 1560-1571.


Christopher L. Shope, Svenja Bartsch, Kiyong Kim, Bomchul Kim, John Tenhunen, Stefan Peiffer, Ji-Hyung Park, Yong Sik Ok, Jan Fleckenstein, Thomas Koellner: A weighted, multi-method approach for accurate basin-wide streamflow estimation in an ungauged watershed. In: Journal of Hydrology, 494 (2013). - S. 72-82.

Christiane Neumann, Julia Beer, Christian Blodau, Stefan Peiffer, Jan Fleckenstein: Spatial patterns of groundwater-lake exchange - implications for acid neutralization processes in an acid mine lake. In: Hydrological Processes, 27 (2013). - S. 3240-3253.

Svenja Bartsch, Christopher L. Shope, Sebastian Arnhold, Jong-Jin Jeong, Ji-Hyung Park, Jaesung Eum, Bomchul Kim, Stefan Peiffer, Jan Fleckenstein: Monsoonal-type climate or land-use management : Understanding their role in the mobilization of nitrate and DOC in a mountainous catchmen. In: Journal of Hydrology, 507 (2013). - S. 149-162.

Christopher L. Shope, Ganga Ram Maharjan, John Tenhunen, Bumsuk Seo, Ki-Sung Kim, J. Riley, Sebastian Arnhold, Thomas Koellner, Yong Sik Ok, Stefan Peiffer, Bomchul Kim, Ji-Hyung Park, Bernd Huwe: An interdisciplinary SWAT ecohydrological model to define catchment-scale hydrologic partitioning. In: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10 (2013). - S. 7235-7290.

Carolyn Oldham, D. E. Farrow, Stefan Peiffer: A generalized Damköhler number for classifying material processing in hydrological systems. In: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17 (2013). - S. 1133-1148.

Stefan Strohmeier, Klaus-Holger Knorr, Martin Reichert, Sven Frei, Jan Fleckenstein, Stefan Peiffer, Egbert Matzner: Concentrations and fluxes of dissolved organic carbon in runoff from a forested catchment: Insights from high frequency measurements. In: Biogeosciences, 10 (2013). - S. 905-916.

Elisabeth Neubauer, Frank von der Kammer, Klaus-Holger Knorr, Stefan Peiffer, Martin Reichert, Thilo Hofmann: Colloid-associated export of arsenic in stream water during stormflow events. In: Chemical Geology, 352 (2013). - S. 81-91.


Sven Frei, Klaus-Holger Knorr, Stefan Peiffer, Jan Fleckenstein: Surface micro-topography causes hot spots of biogeochemical activity in wetland systems : a virtual modeling experiment. In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 117 (2012). - S. 1-18.

Katrin Hellige, Kilian Pollok, Philip Larese-Casanova, Thilo Behrends, Stefan Peiffer: Pathways of ferrous iron mineral formation upon sulfidation of lepidocrocite surfaces. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 81 (2012). - S. 69-81.

Susanta Paikaray, Stefan Peiffer: Biotic and Abiotic Schwertmannites as Scavengers for As(III): Mechanisms and Effects. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 223 (2012). - S. 2933-2942.

Susanta Paikaray, Jörg Göttlicher, Stefan Peiffer: As(III) retention kinetics, equilibrium and redox stability on biosynthesized schwertmannite and its fate and control on schwertmannite stability on acidic (pH 3.0) aqueous exposure. In: Chemosphere, 86 (2012). - S. 557-564.

Susanta Paikaray, Stefan Peiffer: Abiotic schwertmannite transformation kinetics and the role of sorbed As(III). In: Applied Geochemistry, 27 (2012). - S. 590-597.


Martin Back, Markus Bauer, Helge Stanjek, Stefan Peiffer: Sequestration of CO2 after reaction with alkaline earth metal oxides CaO and MgO. In: Applied Geochemistry, 26 (2011). - S. 1097-1107.

Susanta Paikaray, Jörg Göttlicher, Stefan Peiffer: Removal of As(III) from acidic waters using schwertmannite: Surface speciation and effect of synthesis pathway. In: Chemical Geology, 283 (2011). - S. 134-142.

Khawar Sultan, Noor Azhar Shazili, Stefan Peiffer: Distribution of Pb, As, Cd, Sn and Hg in soil, sediment and surface water of the tropical river watershed, Terengganu (Malaysia). In: Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 5 (2011). - S. 169-176.

Markus Bauer, Niklas Gassen, Helge Stanjek, Stefan Peiffer: Carbonation of lignite fly ash at ambient T and P in a semi-dry reaction system for CO₂ sequestration. In: Applied Geochemistry, 26 (2011). - S. 1502-1512.


Susanta Paikaray, Stefan Peiffer: Dissolution Kinetics of Sulfate from Schwertmannite under Variable pH Conditions. In: Mine Water and the Environment, 29 (2010). - S. 263-269.


Agnes Weiss, Valérie Jérôme, Diana Burghardt, Likke Likke, Stefan Peiffer, Eugen-Maria Hofstetter, Ralf Gabler, Ruth Freitag: Investigation of factors influencing biogas production in a large-scale thermophilic municipal biogas plant. In: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 84 (2009). - S. 987-1001.

Susanta Paikaray, Stefan Peiffer: The effect of Fe(II) on schwertmannite transformation and its interference with As. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73 (2009). - S. A986-A986.

Stefan Peiffer, Carolyn Oldham, Ursula Salmon, Adam Lillicrap, Kirsten Küsel: Does Iron Cycling Trigger Generation of Acidity in Groundwaters of Western Australia?. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 43 (2009). - S. 6548-6552.

Christoph Treskatis, Christian Hein, Stefan Peiffer, Frank Hermann: Brunnenalterung: Sind Glaskugeln einen Alternative zum Filterkies nach DIN 4924?. In: Bbr : Fachmagazin für Brunnen- und Leitungsbau, 60 (2009). - S. 36-44.

Eugen-Maria Hofstetter, Ralf Gabler, Stefan Peiffer, Frank Hilbrig, Ruth Freitag: Ammoniakstrippung an einer etablierten, thermophilen Biogasanlage - technische und wirtschaftliche Evaluierung. In: Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 81 (2009). - S. 921-932.


Martin Back, Michael Kühn, Helge Stanjek, Stefan Peiffer: Reactivity of Alkaline Lignite Fly Ashes towards CO₂ in Water. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 42 (2008). - S. 4520-4526.

Madan K. Jha, Deldan Namgial, Y. Kamii, Stefan Peiffer: Hydraulic Parameters of Coastal Aquifer Systems by Direct Methods and an Extended Tide–Aquifer Interaction Technique. In: Water Resources Management, 22 (2008). - S. 1899-1923.

Luisa Hopp, Peter S. Nico, Matthew A. Marcus, Stefan Peiffer: Arsenic and Chromium Partitioning in a Podzolic Soil Contaminated by Chromated Copper Arsenate. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 42 (2008). - S. 6481-6486.


Christian Blodau, Bernhard Mayer, Stefan Peiffer, Tim R. Moore: Support for an anaerobic sulfur cycle in two Canadian peatland soils. In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 112 (2007). - S. G02004.

Stefan Peiffer, Winfrid Gade: Reactivity of ferric oxides toward H₂S at low pH. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 41 (2007). - S. 3159-3164.

Madan K. Jha, Alivia Chowdhury, V. M. Chowdary, Stefan Peiffer: Groundwater Management and Development by integrated Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems: Prospects and Constraints. In: Water Resources Management, 21 (2007). - S. 427-467.


Luisa Hopp, Stefan Peiffer, Wolfgang Durner: Spatial Variability of Arsenic and Chromium in the Soil Water at a Former Wood Preserving Site. In: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 85 (2006). - S. 159-178.

Silke Marczinek, Wolfgang Schäfer, Stefan Peiffer: Identifizierung und Quantifizierung natürlicher Abbauprozesse in einem mit Chlorethenen kontaminierten Grundwasserleiter. In: Grundwasser, 11 (2006). - S. 207-216.

Wolfgang Berger, Ina Scheuering, Stefan Peiffer: Emissionsabschätzung aus kontaminierten Materialien - was können Labormethoden hierzu leisten?. In: Altlasten-Spektrum, 2006 (2006). - S. 154-161.


Luisa Hopp, Stefan Peiffer: Eignung von Elutionsverfahren zur Abschätzung der Mobilität von Arsen und Chrom. In: Vom Wasser, 103 (2005). - S. 3-34.

Simona Regenspurg, Stefan Peiffer: Arsenate and chromate incorporation in schwertmannite. In: Applied Geochemistry, 20 (2005). - S. 1226-1239.


Uwe Buczko, Luisa Hopp, Wolfgang Berger, Wolfgang Durner, Stefan Peiffer, Markus Scheithauer: Simulation of chromium transport in the unsaturated zone for predicting contaminant entries into the groundwater. In: Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 167 (2004). - S. 284-292.

Axel Heimann, Silke Marczinek, Karin Kloos, Stefan Peiffer: Optimization of the Sampling Technique for the Determination of Dissolved Hydrogen in Groundwater. In: Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica, 31 (2004). - S. 491-500.

A. N. Meckler, Carsten J. Schubert, Gregory L. Cowie, Stefan Peiffer, Maria Dittrich: New organic matter degradation proxies: Valid in lake systems?. In: Limnology and Oceanography, 49 (2004). - S. 2023-2033.

Simona Regenspurg, Andreas Brand, Stefan Peiffer: Formation and stability of schwertmannite in acidic mining lakes. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 68 (2004). - S. 1185-1197.


Christian Blodau, Stefan Peiffer: Thermodynamics and organic matter: constraints on neutralization processes in highly acidic waters. In: Applied Geochemistry, 18 (2003). - S. 25-36.


Simona Regenspurg, Anita S. Gößner, Stefan Peiffer, Kirsten Küsel: Potential Remobilization of Toxic Anions during Reduction of Arsenated and Chromated Schwertmannite by the Dissimilatory Fe(III)-Reducing Bacterium Acidiphilium cryptum JF-5. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution : Focus, 2 (2002). - S. 57-67.

Christine Laskov, Wulf Amelung, Stefan Peiffer: Organic matter preservation in the sediment of an acidic mining lake. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 36 (2002). - S. 4218-4223.

Winfrid Schulz-Gade, Stefan Peiffer: The coupling of the oxidation of reduced sulfur compounds with the reduction of Fe(III)-minerals. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66 (2002). - S. A691.

Peter Rothenhöfer, Adrian Huber, Walter Kindsmüller, Stefan Wohnlich, Stefan Peiffer: Begrenzung des Kalziumkarbonatgehalts für Deponiegasdränschichtmaterialien (auf 10 M.-%): Ist diese TASi-Vorschrift aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht noch haltbar?. In: Müll und Abfall, 2002 (2002). - S. 33-41.


Wolfgang Calmano, Ursula Bilitewski, Hans-Curt Flemming, Thilo Hofmann, Stefan Peiffer, Thomas Ternes, Rolf-Dieter Wilken: The German Water Chemical Society: Actual Trends and Fields of Research in the Principle Committee “Basic Research”. In: Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica, 29 (2001). - S. 419-427.

Kirsten Küsel, Ursula Roth, Tanja Trinkwalter, Stefan Peiffer: Effect of pH on the anaerobic microbial cycling of sulfur in mining-impacted freshwater lake sediments. In: Environmental and Experimental Botany, 46 (2001). - S. 213-223.


Ariane Peine, Kirsten Küsel, Andrea Tritschler, Stefan Peiffer: Electron flow in an iron-rich acidic sedimant - evidence for an acidity-driven iron cycle. In: Limnology and Oceanography, 45 (2000). - S. 1077-1087.

Peter Rothenhöfer, Hatice Sahin, Stefan Peiffer: Verringerung der Schwermetall- und Sulfatbelastung in sauren bergbaubelasteten Gewässern durch Aluminiumpräzipitate. In: Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica, 28 (2000). - S. 136-144.

Peter Rothenhöfer, A. Huber, Barbara Kainzmaier, Stefan Wohnlich, Stefan Peiffer: Ein Vergleich von vier Methoden zur Bestimmung des Karbonatgehaltes. In: Wasser & Boden, 52 (2000). - S. 37-42.

Christian Blodau, Ariane Peine, Sabine Hoffmann, Stefan Peiffer: Organic matter diagenesis in acidic mining lakes. In: Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica, 28 (2000). - S. 123-135.


Karsten Schulz, Bernd Huwe, Stefan Peiffer: Parameter uncertainty in chemical equilibrium calculations using fuzzy set theory. In: Journal of Hydrology, 217 (1999). - S. 119-134.

Karsten Schulz, Bernd Huwe, Stefan Peiffer: Parameter uncertainty in chemical calculations using fuzzy set theory. In: Journal of Hydrology, 217 (1999). - S. 119-134.

Stefan Peiffer, Irene Stubert: The oxidation of pyrite at pH 7 in the presence of reducing and nonreducing Fe(III)-chelators. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 63 (1999). - S. 3171-3182.

Stefan Peiffer, Katherine Walton-Day, Donald L. Macalady: The interaction of natural organic matter with iron in a wetland (Tennessee Park, Colorado) receiving acid mine drainage. In: Aquatic Geochemistry, 5 (1999). - S. 207-223.


Arno Kleber, Jörg Lindemann, Andreas Schellenberger, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Martin Kaupenjohann, Stefan Peiffer: Slope deposits and water paths in a spring catchment, Frankenwald, Bavaria, Germany. In: Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 50 (1998). - S. 119-126.

Hatice Sahin, Antje Dieffenbach, Martin Kaupenjohann, Stefan Peiffer: Neutralization of atmospheric acid inputs in small spring catchments in the Frankenwald mountains, Germany. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 102 (1998). - S. 117-138.

Ariane Peine, Stefan Peiffer: Neutralisierungsprozesse in Sedimenten saurer Restseen des Braunkohletagebaus. In: Wasserkalender, 33 (1998). - S. 48-72.

Christian Blodau, Sabine Hoffmann, Ariane Peine, Stefan Peiffer: Iron and sulfate reduction in the sediments of acidic mine lake 116 (Brandenburg, Germany): Rates and geochemical evaluation. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 108 (1998). - S. 249-270.

Stefan Peiffer: Geochemical and microbiological processes in sediments and at the sediment-water interface of acidic lignite-mining lakes. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 108 (1998). - S. 227-229.

Stefan Peiffer, R. Köster, U. Förstner: Altlasten und Grundwasser - Geowissenschaftliche Ansätze zum Schutz des Grundwassers vor Schadstoffeinträgen aus Altablagerungen und Altstandorten. In: Vom Wasser, 91 (1998). - S. 351-354.


Stefan Peiffer, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Alexandra Sandhage-Hofmann, Martin Kaupenjohann, Silke Bär: Impact of high aluminium loading on a small catchment area (thuringia slate mining area) - geochemical transformations and hydrological transport. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 94 (1997). - S. 401-416.

Udo Becker, Stefan Peiffer: Heavy-metal ion complexation by particulate matter in the leachate of solid waste : a multi-method approach. In: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 24 (1997). - S. 313-344.

Gerd Kammerer, Martin Kaupenjohann, Stefan Peiffer: Der Nachweis von Schwefelfestphasen auf Gibbsitoberflächen mittels SEM, XPS und XFA. In: Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, 83 (1997). - S. 33-36.

Rauni Wittke, Wolfgang Ludwig, Stefan Peiffer, Diethelm Kleiner: Isolation and characterization of Burkholderia norimbergensis sp. nov., a mildly alkaliphilic sulfur oxidizer. In: Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 20 (1997). - S. 549-553.

Stefan Peiffer, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Alexandra Sandhage-Hofmann, Martin Kaupenjohann, Silke Bär: Impact of high aluminium loading on a small catchment area (Thuringia slate mining area): geochemical transformations and hydrological transport. In: Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 94 (1997). - S. 401-416.

Gerd Kammerer, Stefan Peiffer, Martin Kaupenjohann: Die Identifikation von Schwefel-Festphasen in heterogenen Systemen mit Hilfe spektroskopischer und mikroskopischer Methoden. In: Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, 85 (1997). - S. 1525-1528.

Udo Becker, Stefan Peiffer: Heavy metal ion complexation by particulate matter in the leachate of solid-waste - a multi-method approach. In: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 24 (1997). - S. 313-344.


Nicola Martin, Ingrid Schuster, Stefan Peiffer: Two experimental methods to determine the speciation of Cadmium in sediment from the River Neckar. In: Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica, 24 (1996). - S. 68-76.

Stefan Peiffer, Irene Stubert, Silke Bär: Die Mobilisierung von Cadmium aus gut gepufferten, pH-neutralen Sedimenten infolge der Oxidation von Eisensulfiden. In: Wasser & Boden, 48 (1996). - S. 62-65.


Stefan Peiffer, Udo Becker, Reimer Herrmann: The role of particulate matter in the mobilization of trace metals during anaerobic digestion of solid waste material. In: Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica, 22 (1994). - S. 130-137.

Stefan Peiffer: Predicting trace-metal speciation in sulphidic leachates from anaerobic solid-waste digestors by use of the pH₂S-value as a master variable. In: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 16 (1994). - S. 289-313.


Irene Stubert, Rauni Wittke, Diethelm Kleiner, Stefan Peiffer: Experimenteller Ansatz zur Ermittlung des Einflusses chemischer und biologischer Faktoren auf die Oxidationskinetik von Pyrit unter pH-neutralen Bedingungen. In: Vom Wasser, 80 (1993). - S. 283-302.


Stefan Peiffer, Otto Klemm, Klaus Pecher, Roland Hollerung: Redox measurements in aqueous solutions - a theoretical approach to data interpretation, based on electrode kinetics. In: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 10 (1992). - S. 1-18.

Stefan Peiffer, Maria dos Santos Afonso, Bernhard Wehrli, Rene Gächter: Kinetics and mechanism of the reaction of H₂S with lepidocrocite. In: Environmental Science & Technology, 26 (1992). - S. 2408-2413.


Otto Klemm, Stefan Peiffer: The Use of Silver Ion Buffers for Calibrating a pH₂S Electrode Cell. In: International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 45 (1991). - S. 245-255.

Stefan Peiffer: Der pH2S-Wert - ein Maß für die Koordinationstendenz von Metallionen in wässrigen sulfidischen Systemen. Teil 2: Anwendungsbeispiel Müllsickerwasser. In: Vom Wasser, 77 (1991). - S. 133-158.

Stefan Peiffer: Der pH2S-Wert - ein Maß für die Koordinationstendenz von Metallionen in wässrigen sulfidischen Systemen. Teil 1: Theoretische Einführung. In: Vom Wasser, 76 (1991). - S. 267-285.

Thomas Striebel, Wolfgang Schäfer, Stefan Peiffer: How does landfill leachate affect the chemical processes in a lake system downgradient from a landfill site?. In: Aquatic Sciences, 53 (1991). - S. 346-366.


Christina Rehding, Reimer Herrmann, Stefan Peiffer: Schwermetallmobilität im Verlauf des anaeroben Abbaus fester kommunaler Abfälle. In: Vom Wasser, 75 (1990). - S. 229-243.

Barbara Staudinger, Stefan Peiffer, Yoram Avnimelech, Thomas Berman: Phosphorus mobility in interstitial waters of sediments in Lake Kinneret, Israel. In: Hydrobiologia, 207 (1990). - S. 167-177.

Christina Rehding, Reimer Herrmann, Stefan Peiffer: Mobilität von Spurenmetallen im Verlauf des anaeroben Abbaus fester kommunaler Abfälle. In: Vom Wasser, 75 (1990). - S. 229-231.


Karl-Werner Schramm, D. Lenoir, Stefan Peiffer, Otto Hutzinger: Azo-Verbindungen : Halbstufenpotentiale als Maß für das abiotische Abbaupotential in anaeroben Systemen. In: Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung, 2 (1989). - S. 7-9.


Stefan Peiffer, Talya Bergstein-Ben Dan, Tönnies Frevert, Ben Zion Cavari: Survival of E. Coli and Enterococci in sediment-water systems of lake Kinneret under (feedback) controlled concentrations of hydrogen sulfide. In: Water Research, 22 (1988). - S. 233-240.

Wolfgang Schäfer, Stefan Peiffer: Einsatz von Dialysierbeuteln zur Charakterisierung der Grundwasserbeschaffenheit im Abstrom einer Mülldeponie.. In: Zeitschrift für Wasser- und Abwasserforschung, 20 (1988). - S. 197-202.


Stefan Peiffer, Tönnies Frevert: Potentiometric determination of heavy metal sulphide solubilities using a pH²S (glass|Ag°, Ag₂S) electrode cell. In: Analyst, 112 (1987). - S. 951-954.

Tönnies Frevert, Stefan Peiffer, Klaus Pecher: Concentrations of heavy metals (Fe, Zn, Cd, Pb, Cu and Hg) as determined by anodic stripping voltammetry in freshwater ponds at Tarawa Atoll, Central Pacific. In: Micronesica, 21 (1987). - S. 257-266.


Stefan Peiffer, Klaus Peters, Tönnies Frevert: Ein neues vereinfachtes Eichverfahren der direktpotentiometrischen pH2S-Messkette. In: Das Gas- und Wasserfach / Ausgabe Wasser, Abwasser, 127 (1986). - S. 31-32.

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