B.Sc. Geosciences and Astrophyiscs
Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany
biogeochemistry / environmental chemistry, reactive transport modeling, soil / sediment & water, selenium, environmental policy & management
Kausch, M. and Pallud, C. (in preparation) Science, policy, and management of irrigation-induced selenium contamination in California.
Koschinsky, A., Kausch, M., Borowski, C. (in review) Metal concentrations in the tissues of the hydrothermal vent mussel Bathymodiolus: Reflection of different metal sources. Submitted to Marine Environmental Research.
VillaRomero, J.F., Kausch, M. and Pallud, C., 2013. Selenate reduction and adsorption in littoral sediments from a hypersaline California lake, the Salton Sea. Hydrobiologia, doi: 10.1007/s10750-013-1443-7.
Kausch, M. and Pallud, C., 2012. Modeling the impact of soil aggregate size on selenium immobilization. Goldschmidt 2012 conference. (Oral)
Kausch, M. and Pallud, C., 2012. Spatial heterogeneity of selenium reduction in model soil aggregates. American Geophysical Union Fall meeting H53F-1471. (Poster)
Kausch, M. and Pallud, C., 2011. Impact of ferrihydrite coating and aeration conditions on microbial selenium (Se) reduction and retention in artificial soil aggregates. Mineralogical Magazine 75, 1157. (Oral)
Pallud, C., Kausch, M., Fendorf, S. and Meile, C., 2010. Patterns and spatial modeling of reductive ferrihydrite transformation observed in artificial soil aggregates. Environmental Science & Technology 44, 74-79.
Kausch, M., Ha, J. and Pallud, C., 2010. Heterogeneous selenium reduction in artificial soil aggregates. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 74 (Suppl. 1): Abstract 499. (Oral)
Kausch, M., Meile, C. and Pallud, C., 2008. Spatial modeling of iron transformations within artificial soil aggregates. Eos, Transactions, AGU 89, Fall Meeting Supplement, B11B-0357. (Poster)
Honors and Awards
Bay Area Water Quality Fellowship (2012)
Goldschmidt Conference Travel Grant (2010, 2012)
Hans and Jean Jenny Graduate Fellowship (2011)
James P. Bennet Agricultural Fund (2011)
UC Berkeley, Graduate Division Summer Grant (2011)
- ESPM 9 - Environmental Science Case Study Seminar (2011 and 2012)
- ESPM 2 - The Biosphere (2009 and 2010)
- Biology 1B - Plant/fungal diversity, evolution & ecology (2008)
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