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Arne Kappenberg

Arne Kappenberg
in D6

University of Bonn
Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES) - Soil Science and Soil Ecology

    Nussallee 13
53115 Bonn
    Phone:   +49 (0)228-73 60248
  E-mail:   arne.kappenberg@uni-bonn.de

CRC 806 - Project Affiliation:

Project D6
Black Carbon in Soils and Sediments as Indicator of Human-Environment Interactions in the last 190,000 years

Project Z3
Integrated Research Training Group (IRTG)

Scientific Interests:

  • Organic Geochemistry
  • Environmental science
  • Soil science

Ph.D. Research Topic:

Geochemical reconstruction of fire regimes: Methodological considerations and application to lacustrine sediments.

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wulf Amelung

Advisor: Dr. Eva Lehndorff


Since 2013: Ph.D. Student at the Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservations, University of Bonn

2013: M.Sc. in Marine Environmental Science University of Oldenburg

M.A. thesis: Anthropogene Überlagerung von Sedimenten in der Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarktische Halbinsel

Field Work / Research Assignments:

  • 06.2010- 09.2010 Student assistant at the Institute of Sustainable and Environmental Chemistry, University of Lüneburg

    Institute of Sustainable
    and Environmental
    ChemistryStudent assistant at the
    Institute of Sustainable
    and Environmental
    ChemistryInstitute of Geology and Palaeontology, University of Cologne


Kappenberg, A., Bläsing, M., Lehndorff, E., Amelung, W., 2016. Black carbon assessment using benzene polycarboxylic acids: Limitations for organic-rich matrices. Organic Geochemistry 94, 47-51.

Monien, D., Monien, P., Brümjes, R., Widmer, T., Kappenberg, A., Silva Busso, A. Á., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J., 2017: Meltwater as a source of potentially bioavailable iron to Antarctica waters. Antarctic Science,1-15.

Conference contributions:

Lehndorff, E., Bläsing, M., Kappenberg, A., Amelung, W., 2016: Spatial impact of burning events – geochemical tools to reconstruct long-distance transport. AGU Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco.

Kappenberg, A., Pickarski, N., Litt, T,. Lehndorff, E., Amelung, A., 2016: 600,000 years vegetation fires in Lake Van, AGU Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco.

Kappenberg, A., Conze, N., Sorocki, F., Lehndorff, E., Amelung, W., 2015: 120.000 Jahre Brand-, und Vegetationsgeschichte der Eifel– Rekonstruktion mit Lignin und Black Carbon, DBG Jahrestagung 2015, München

Professional Memberships:

  • Deutsche bodenkundliche Gesellschaft


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