Dr. Leopold Sauheitl

Dr. Leopold Sauheitl
Address
Herrenhäuser Straße 2
30419 Hannover
Building
Room
023
Dr. Leopold Sauheitl
Address
Herrenhäuser Straße 2
30419 Hannover
Building
Room
023
Positions
Executive Board
Institute of Soil Science
Management
Institute of Soil Science
Safety Officers
Institute of Soil Science
Research Staff
Institute of Soil Science
Research Staff
Section Soil Chemistry

FOCUS IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING

  • Bulk and compound specific stable isotope techniques to investigate:
    -  Carbon and nitrogen transformation in soil
    -  Uptake of organic N by plants
    -  Competition of plants and microbes for nutrients
  • Priming effects on C and N turnover in soil
  • Carbon turnover and aggregate formation in thawing permafrost soils

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Professional background

    1999-2004
    Study courses in Geoecology (main subjects: Soil Science, Agroecology) Diploma in Geoecology

    2005-2009
    Dissertation at the Soil Physics Section, University of Bayreuth (“Direct Amino Acid Uptake by Plants related to Grassland Diversity - methodological and ecological Investigations”)

    2008-2009
    Researcher at the Institute for Ecology, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

    2009-2010
    Postdoctoral researcher at the Soil Physics Section, University of Bayreuth

    Since 2010
    Researcher and head of the lab at the Institute of Soil Science, Leibniz Universität Hannover

  • Review activity
    • Ad-hoc reviewer for a number of international journals on plant and soil science