Person

Dr. rer. nat.

Simone Lechthaler

M. Sc.
Janek Walk
Lehrstuhl für Physische Geographie und Geoökologie

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)
[Contribution to a book, Journal Article]
Baseline Study on Microplastics in Indian Rivers under Different Anthropogenic Influences
In: Water, 13 (12), 1648, 2021
[DOI: 10.3390/w13121648]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth (Corresponding author)
Dreger, Kryss Lisanne
Sandhani, Chavapati Gouse
Sannasiraj, S. A.
Sundar, V.
Schwarzbauer, Jan
Schüttrumpf, Holger
[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
[Journal Article]
Comparative Analysis of the Behaviour of Marine Litter in Thermochemical Waste Treatment Processes
In: Processes, 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]
Von der Quelle bis zur Senke : Ganzheitliches Konzept analysiert Transportwege von Mikroplastik in Gewässern
In: RWTH-Themen, 2020 (1), 12-15, 2020
[DOI: 10.18154/RWTH-2020-09637]
Born, Maximilian Peter (Corresponding author)
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Schüttrumpf, Holger
Waldschläger, Kryss Lisanne
[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
[Journal Article]
Sampling concept for microplastics in combined sewage-affected freshwater and freshwater sediments
In: Fundamental and applied limnology = Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 194 (1), 37-48, 2019
[DOI: 10.1127/fal/2019/1176]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth (Corresponding author)
Dolny, Regina
Spelthahn, Vanessa
Pinnekamp, Johannes
Linnemann, Volker
 

Abstracts

Source Author(s)
[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
[Book]
Makroplastik in der Umwelt : Betrachtung terrestrischer und aquatischer Bereiche
In: essentials, 2020
[DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-30337-2]
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth (Corresponding author)
[Conference Presentation]
Plastics in the Oceans : recycling, WtE or landfilling?
In: 11th ISWA Beacon Conference on Waste-to-Energy Malmö 2019-10-29 - 2019-10-30, 2019
Hee, Johann
Schlögel, Kai Ulrich
Lechthaler, Simone Elisabeth
Quicker, Peter (Corresponding author)