Nuria Basdedios

Nuria Basdediós

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

Nuria Basdediós

Stable metal isotopes, Element cycling, Glacial retreats, Environmental chemistry


  • Analysis of Ca & Mg isotope ratios
  • Inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS, MC-ICP-MS)
  • Environmental analytical chemistry


Since 2017 PhD position at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Geography and Geoecology, Geomorphology and Soil science Group.
2015-2017 U-series laboratory technician at the National Research Centre on Human Evolution (CENIEH). Burgos, Spain.
2014-2015 MSc in Analytical & Bioanalytical Sciences at the University of Oviedo, Spain. Thesis “Synthesis, characterization and use of nitrogen doped carbon nanoparticles as sensorial phases for metals”.
2009-2014 BSc in Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Thesis: “Use of a solid phase microextraction (MEPS) for the study of psychoactive substances in toxicological samples”.


Since 2017 Mass budgets and stable isotope ratios of Ca and Mg in ecosystems along a 120 yr-old glacial retreat chronosequence in the subtropical Gongga mountains.


Oral presentations

Basdediós, N.; Wang, J.; Zhong, Z.; Wu, Y., Wilcke, W.:  Ca and Mg mass balances along a 120 years‘ retreat chronosequence on the subtropical Hailuogou Glacier (China). Conference of the German Society of Soil Science and of the Swiss Soil Science Society, Bern, Switzerland (2019).

Basdediós, N.: Introduction to the inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry analytical technique. Geochronology seminar series. National Research Centre on Human Evolution (CENIEH), Burgos, Spain (2016).


Jiménez, F.; Basdediós, N.; Martínez-Pillado, V.; Vega, M.; Jiménez, J. J.; Pardo, R.; Giménez-Forcada, E.: Monitorization of uranium and thorium concentration and isotope ratios in groundwater from a semiarid basin in central Spain by single and multicollector sector field ICP-MS. 39th International Symposium on Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Hamburg, Germany (2016)

Fernández P.; Basdediós N.; Regenjo M.; Carro A.M.; Lorenzo R. A.: Optimization of microextraction by packed sorbent (MEPS®) procedure for clinical and forensic monitoring of seven benzodiazepines in human plasma. 42nd International symposium on high performance liquid phase separations and related techniques, Geneva, Switzerland (2015)

Lorenzo R.A.; Basdediós N.; Carro A.M.; Fernández P.; Regenjo M.: Validation of a MEPS®-UPLC-MS/MS method for the determination of benzodiazepines in plasma. 18th edition of Euroanalysis, the European Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Bordeaux, France (2015)


Contributions in peer-reviewed journals
2022Basdediós, N., Wu, Y., Wilcke, W. (2022): Base cations release in soils along the 127-year Hailuogou glacial retreat chronosequence. Soil Science Society of America Journal 86, pp. 1692–1706. Unter den Bedingungen von Open Access verfügbar 10.1002/saj2.20473

Basdediós, N., Zhong, Z., Wu, Y., Wilcke, W. (2022): Initial carbonate weathering is linked with vegetation development along a 127-year glacial retreat chronosequence in the subtropical high mountainous Hailuogou region (SW China). Plant and Soil 471, pp. 609–628. Unter den Bedingungen von Open Access verfügbar 10.1007/s11104-021-05250-y