M.Sc. Katahrina Stolze

Chair of Hydrogeology
Institute of Geosciences
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Burgweg 11
07749 Jena
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Research foci

Role of biopores for fluid flow and matter transport from topsoil upon (extreme) weather events

Microbial communities in earthworm-made biopores

Professional Experience

since 05/2016: Research assistant at the Institute of Geosciences (FSU Jena)
10/2015-03/2016: Tutor for Bio-Geo-Interactions I, Chair of Applied Geosciences (FSU Jena)

10/2013-03/2014: Tutor for Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology (FSU Jena)

03/2012-02/2016: Student assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, AG Soil Biogeochemistry (Jena)


M.Sc. in Biogeosciences, 2016: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Institute of Geosciences (Chair of Hydrogeology), Thesis: "Depth-differentiated analysis of the interfacial composition and the microbial community of earthworm burrow walls of the anecic species Lumbricus terrestris: A case study."

B.Sc. in Biogeosciences, 2013: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, AG Soil Biogeochemistry (Jena), Thesis: "Fine root productivity and C dynamics in temperate grasslands and forests with different land uses"



Guhra, T., Stolze, K., Schweizer, S., Totsche, K. U. (2020) Earthworm mucus contributes to the formation of organo-mineral associations in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 145, 107785. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.107785