Katharina Stolze

Katharina Stolze
Katharina Stolze
Room 204 C
Wöllnitzer Straße 7
07749 Jena


Research foci

  • Role of soil biopores for fluid flow and matter transport
  • Surface characteristics of earthworm burrows and their consequences for infiltration
  • microbial communities in earthworm burrows

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"