• Impact of water table drawdown and drying on groundwater fauna. Download

  • Tiniest Catch: Scientists‘ fishing expedition reveals viral diversity in the sea. Download

  • Living organisms in oil. Download


  • Ecological classification of groundwater ecosystems. Download

  • Dual Element Isotope Fractionation (13C/12C, 37Cl/35Cl) of Trichloroethylene Uncovers Differences in Dehalogenation Mechanisms between Bacteria and Chemical Models. Download

  • Pestizidabbau in der Umwelt: eine Bestandsaufnahme. Download


  • Degradation-induced changes of natural isotope ratios offer a new perspective to trace natural elimination of the prominent pesticide metabolite BAM:

    1) C and N isotope fractionation during biodegradation of the pesticide metabolite 2,6-dichlorobenzamide (BAM): Potential for environmental assessments

    2) Gas chromatography/isotope ratio mass spectrometry of recalcitrant target compounds: Performance of different combustion reactors and strategies for standardization. Download

  • Mikrobiome analysis validated. Download


  • Anaerobic benzene degradadation by carboxylation reveals a novel biochemical reaction. Download

  • Bacterial interactions influence the fate of microorganisms in groundwater. Download


  • DNA-SIP identifies sulfate-reducing Clostridia as important toluene-degraders in tar-oil-contaminated aquifer sediment [Scientific Highlight]; Download
  • Forscher am Helmholtz Zentrum München definieren Bewertungsmaßstäbe für die Güte von Grundwasser [Pressemitteilung]

  • Thermische Nutzung verändert Artenvielfalt im Grundwasser [Pressemitteilung]


  • Effects of thermal use on groundwater ecosystems; Download

  • Isotopenfraktionierung charakterisiert Bioabbau von Atrazin; Download


  • Quantification of preferential flow in the unsaturated zone; Download

  • Aquifer microbial communities specialise to break down groundwater contaminants; Download


  • Anaerobic benzene degradation by new iron-reducing microorganisms; Download

  • Stable isotope fractionation during bacterial sulfate reduction is controlled by re-oxidation of intermediates; Download


  • Fine-scale assessment of intrinsic contaminant degradation and responsible microbes in a tar-oil contaminated aquifer. Download