Person

Dr. rer. nat.

Simone Lechthaler

M. Sc.
Janek Walk
Lehrstuhl für Siedlungswasserwirtschaft und Wassergütewirtschaft und Institut für Siedlungswasserwirtschaft

Address

Room: 509.2

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 1

52074 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 25841
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22285
 

Research Interests

Thematic:

  • Sedimentology
  • Geochemistry
  • Microplastic

Regional:

  • Aachen

Vita

  • Studies: B.Sc. Angewandte Geographie, RWTH Aachen, 2012-2015
    M.Sc. Angewandte Geographie, RWTH Aachen, 2015-2018
  • Examination: Master of Science, 2018, Beurteilung des Mikrokunststoffeintrags einer Mischwasserbehandlungsanlage
  • 01-03/2015 National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) in Hamilton, Neuseeland
  • 04-06/2017 BfG Koblenz
  • 07/2015 - 12/2017 Student assistant at the FIR, RWTH Aachen University
  • 01/2016 - 04/2018 Student assistant at the IWW, RWTH Aachen University
  • since 05/2018 Phd scholarship of the RWTH Aachen University
 

Current Projects

 

 

Journal Articles

Source Author(s)
[Journal Article]
Learning from natural sediments to tackle microplastics challenges : A multidisciplinary perspective
In: Earth science reviews, 228, 104021, 2022
[DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2022.104021]
Waldschläger, Kryss (Corresponding author)
Brückner, Muriel Z. M.
Carney Almroth, Bethanie
Hackney, Christopher R.
Adyel, Tanveer Mehedi
Alimi, Olubukola S.
Belontz, Sara Lynn
Cowger, Win
Doyle, Darragh
Gray, Andrew
Kane, Ian
Kooi, Merel
Kramer, Matthias
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Michie, Laura
Nordam, Tor
Pohl, Florian
Russell, Catherine
Thit, Amalie
Umar, Wajid
Valero, Daniel
Varrani, Arianna
Warrier, Anish Kumar
Woodall, Lucy C.
Wu, Nan
[Journal Article]
Plastics as a stratigraphic marker in fluvial deposits
In: Anthropocene, 36, 100314, 2021
[DOI: 10.1016/j.ancene.2021.100314]
Weber, Collin J. (Corresponding author)
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
[Journal Article]
Why analysing microplastics in floodplains matters : application in a sedimentary context
In: Environmental science, 23 (1), 117-131, 2020
[DOI: 10.1039/D0EM00431F]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth (Corresponding author)
Esser, Verena
Schüttrumpf, Holger
Stauch, Georg
[Contribution to a book, Journal Article]
Comparative Analysis of the Behaviour of Marine Litter in Thermochemical Waste Treatment Processes
In: Processes : open access journal, 9 (1), 13, 2021
[DOI: 10.3390/pr9010013]
Hee, Johann (Corresponding author)
Schlögel, Kai Ulrich
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Plaster, Jacqueline
Bitter, Kristina
Blank, Lars M.
Quicker, Peter
[Journal Article]
Regional study of microplastics in surface waters and deep sea sediments south of the Algarve Coast
In: Regional studies in marine science, 40, 101488, 2020
[DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101488]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth (Corresponding author)
Schwarzbauer, Jan
Reicherter, Klaus
Stauch, Georg
Schüttrumpf, Holger
[Journal Article]
Canola Oil Extraction in Conjunction with a Plastic Free Separation Unit Optimises Microplastics Monitoring in Water and Sediment
In: Analytical methods, 12 (42), 5128-5139, 2020
[DOI: 10.1039/D0AY01574A]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth (Corresponding author)
Hildebrandt, Lars
Stauch, Georg
Schüttrumpf, Holger
[Contribution to a book, Journal Article]
The Way of Macroplastic through the Environment
In: Environments, 7 (10), 73, 2020
[DOI: 10.3390/environments7100073]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth (Corresponding author)
Waldschläger, Kryss Lisanne
Stauch, Georg
Schüttrumpf, Holger
[Journal Article]
Mikroplastik weltweit : Die Belastung in Deutschland im internationalen Vergleich
In: Wasser und Abfall : WA, 2020 (5), 20-24, 2020
[DOI: 10.1007/s35152-020-0213-x]
Waldschläger, Kryss Lisanne (Corresponding author)
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
[Journal Article]
The way of microplastic through the environment - Application of the source-pathway-receptor model (review)
In: The science of the total environment, 713, 136584, 2020
[DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136584]
Waldschläger, Kryss (Corresponding author)
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Stauch, Georg
Schüttrumpf, Holger
 

Abstracts

Source Author(s)
[Abstract, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
A century of sedimentation in a reservoir in central Europe - sedimentation rate and characteristics
In: Abstracts & presentations / EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23-27 May 2022, EGU22-5480, 2022
[DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu22-5480]
Stauch, Georg (Corresponding author)
Esch, Alexander
Dörwald, Lukas
Esser, Verena
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Lehmkuhl, Frank
Schulte, Philipp
Walk, Janek
[Abstract, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Plastics and microplastics - A future marker to reconstruct floodplain chronology (Opinion)
In: Abstracts & presentations / EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21-62, 1 Seite, 2021
[DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-62]
Weber, Collin J. (Corresponding author)
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Stauch, Georg
Opp, Christian
[Abstract, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
115 years of sediment deposition in the Urft reservoir (Eifel Mountains, western Germany)
In: Abstracts & presentations / EGU General Assembly 2021, EGU21-148, 1 Seite, 2021
[DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-148]
Stauch, Georg (Corresponding author)
Esch, Alexander
Dörwald, Lukas
Esser, Verena
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Lehmkuhl, Frank
Schulte, Philipp
Walk, Janek
 

Others

Source Author(s)
[Dissertation / PhD Thesis]
Microplastics in the environment : development of a sample preparation method with further application and evaluation in fluvial and marine compartments, 2021
[DOI: 10.18154/RWTH-2021-05018]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth