Prof. Dr. Werner Aeschbach-Hertig

Fellow Class 2009-10


Fields of Interest:

Physics of aquatic systems, tracer and isotope hydrology, water resources research, paleoclimatology, noble gases and isotopes in environmental archives and systems, environmental physics and geochemistry, noble gas geochemistry.


Curriculum Vitae




Selected Publications:

  • Aeschbach-Hertig, W., J. F. Clark, M. Stute, R. Reuter and P. Schlosser, 2002. A paleotemperature record derived from dissolved noble gases in groundwater of the Aquia Aquifer (Maryland, USA). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 66: 797-817.
  • Aeschbach-Hertig, W., H. El-Gamal, M. Wieser, and L. Palcsu, 2008. Modeling excess air and degassing in groundwater by equilibrium partitioning with a gas phase. Water Resour. Res., 44, W08449, doi: 10.1029/2007WR006454.
  • Aeschbach-Hertig, W., F. Peeters, U. Beyerle, and R. Kipfer, 2000. Palaeotemperature reconstruction from noble gases in ground water taking into account equilibration with entrapped air. Nature 405: 1040-1044.
  • Aeschbach-Hertig, W., Peeters, U. Beyerle, and R. Kipfer, 1999. Interpretation of dissolved atmospheric noble gases in natural waters. Water Resour. Res. 35: 2779-2792.
  • Beyerle, U., R. Purtschert, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, D. M. Imboden, H. H. Loosli, R. Wieler and R. Kipfer, 1998. Climate and groundwater recharge during the last glaciation in an ice-covered region. Science 282: 731-734.
  • Beyerle, U., J. Rüedi, M. Leuenberger, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, F. Peeters, R. Kipfer and A. Dodo, 2003. Evidence for periods of wetter and cooler climate in the Sahel between 6 and 40 kyr BP derived from groundwater. Geophys. Res. Lett. 30, doi: 10.1029/2002GL016310.
  • Kluge T., T. Marx, D. Scholz, S. Niggemann, A. Mangini and W. Aeschbach-Hertig, 2008. A new tool for palaeoclimate reconstruction: Noble gas temperatures from fluid inclusions in speleothems. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 269: 407-414.
  • Kreuzer, A. M., C. von Rohden, R. Friedrich, Z. Chen, J. Shi, I. Hajadas, R. Kipfer and W. Aeschbach-Hertig, 2009. A record of temperature and monsoon over the past 40 kyr from groundwater in the North China Plain. Chem. Geol., 259: 168-180.
  • Weyhenmeyer, C. E., S. J. Burns, H. N. Waber, W. Aeschbach-Hertig, R. Kipfer, H. H. Loosli, and A. Matter, 2000. Cool glacial temperatures and changes in moisture source recorded in Oman groundwaters. Science 287: 842-845.
Editor: office
Latest Revision: 2021-10-28
zum Seitenanfang/up