Prof. Dr. Werner Aeschbach
Institute of Environmental Physics
University of Heidelberg
- Since 2012: Director of the Heidelberg Center for the
- Since 2003: Professor, Institute of Environmental Physics,
University of Heidelberg. Research areas: Aquatic systems,
groundwater, paleoclimate, tracer and isotope methods.
- 1996 - 2002: Research Scientist, Dept. of Environmental
Physics, ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Zurich and
Environmental Isotope Group, EAWAG (Swiss Federal Inst. of
Environmental Science & Technology), Dübendorf, Switzerland.
Research on groundwater, lakes, and paleoclimate.
- 1994 - 1996: Postdoc, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of
Columbia University, NY. Groundwater and paleoclimate research
with Prof. P. Schlosser and Dr. M. Stute.
- 1990 - 1994: Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of
Environmental Sciences (ETH Zurich). Ph.D. thesis about "Helium
and tritium as tracers for physical processes in lakes",
supervised by Prof. D. M. Imboden, Department for Environmental
- 1989: Diploma (M.Sc.) in experimental physics, ETH Zurich.
Diploma thesis about trace gas analysis in air.
- 1983: Matura in Zurich.
- Dec. 1994: Medal of the ETH for excellent Ph.D. thesis.
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