Stefan Merseburger

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Stefan Merseburger

Soil chemistry, biogeochemistry, environmental history, soil science, geoarchaeology


  • Hydrogen isotopes in clay minerals and soil organic matter as palaeoclimatic tracer
  • Clay mineral formation processes


Since 2017 Research assistant at the Institute of Geography and Geoecology of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Geomorphology and Soil Science Group.
2013-2016 Study of Environmental Geography and research assistant at University of Kiel, Germany. Title of Master thesis: “Geomorphological and biogeochemical multiproxy analysis of prehistoric land-use on Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile)” (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H.-R. Bork, Dr. A. Mieth)


Since 2017 Stable hydrogen isotope ratios in soil constituents: New insights into the formation of organic matter and clay minerals (DFG, Wi1601/22-1).