Edith Durisch-Kaiser

Dr. Edith Durisch-Kaiser
Abt. Gewässerschutz
Amt für Abfall, Wasser, Energie und Luft
Baudirektion Kt. Zürich
Weinbergstr. 17
CH-8090 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 43 259 91 52
Fax: +41 (0) 43 259 91 40
E-mail: edith.durisch(at)bd.zh.ch

Additional functions:
Forner Senior Researcher (Oberassistentin) at ETH, one of three project leaders in the SNF project: The role of lake sediments in the carbon cycle: organic carbon preservation and methane emission

Key Publications of Edith Durisch-Kaiser (up to ten) :
Durisch-Kaiser, E., M. Schmid, F. Peeters, R. Kipfer, C. Dinkel, T. Diem, C.J. Schubert, and B. Wehrli. What prevents out-gassing of methane to the atmosphere in Lake Tanganyika? accepted in J Geophysical Res - Biogeosciences.

Sobek, S., E. Durisch-Kaiser, R. Zurbrügg, N. Wongfun, M. Wessels, N. Pasche, and B. Wehrli. 2009. Organic carbon burial efficiency in lake sediments controlled by oxygen exposure time and sediment source. Limnol. Oceanogr. 54(6), 2009, 2243–2254.

Schubert, C.J., E. Durisch-Kaiser, B. Wehrli, B. Thamdrup, P. Lam, and M.M.M. Kuypers. 2006. Anaerobic ammonium oxidation in a tropical freshwater system (Lake Tanganyika), Environmental Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2006.001074.x.

Durisch-Kaiser, E., C. Schubert, L., Klauser, and B. Wehrli. 2005. Evidence for intense archaeal and eubacterial methanotrophic activity in the Black Sea water column. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 71: 8099-8106

Kaiser, E. and B. Sulzberger. 2004. Phototransformations of riverine dissolved organic matter in the presence of abundant iron: Effect on DOM bioavailability. Limnol. Oceanogr. 49(2): 540-554.

Kaiser, E., D. B. Arscott, K. Tockner, and B. Sulzberger. 2004. Sources and distribution of organic carbon and nitrogen in the Tagliamento River, Italy. Aquatic Sciences 66(1): 103-116.

Kaiser, E., A. J. Simpson, K. J. Dria, B. Sulzberger, and P. G. Hatcher. 2003. Solid-state and multidimensional solution-state NMR of solid phase extracted and ultrafiltered riverine dissolved organic matter (DOM). Environ. Sci. Technol. 37: 2929-2935.

Expertise of Edith Durisch-Kaiser:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Process Studies
Impact of Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Geochemical Processes
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Hydrogeochemical Cycle
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Topic Politics/LawPolitics / Law
Conventions / Protections
Topic SocietySociety
Education / Communication / Participation
Topic HealthHealth
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Coastal Zone
Open Ocean
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment

Specialties of Edith Durisch-Kaiser:
Aquatic Biogeochemistry and Microbial Ecology: Carbon, N, and P Cycling, dissolved organic matter (DOM) characterization, bacterial activity and community analysis

Last update: 12/13/16
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