Volker Prasuhn

Dr. Volker Prasuhn
Senior Scientist
Standort Reckenholz
Reckenholzstr. 191
CH-8046 Zürich

Mailing Address:
Standort Reckenholz
-8046 Zürich

Phone2: +41 (0) 58 468 71 45
Fax: +41 (0) 58 468 72 01
E-mail: volker.prasuhn(at)agroscope.admin.ch
URL Institution: www.agroscope.admin.ch

Key Publications of Volker Prasuhn (up to ten) :
Prasuhn V. and Sieber U. (2005) Changes in diffuse phosphorus and nitrogen inputs into surface waters in the Rhine watershed in Switzerland. Aquatic Science 67, 363-371.
T. Ledermann, K. Herweg, H. P. Liniger, F. Schneider, H. Hurni and V. Prasuhn (2010): Applying erosion damage mapping to assess and quantify off-site effects of soil erosion in Switzerland. - Land Degradation and Development 21, 353-366.
V. Prasuhn (2011): Soil erosion in the Swiss midlands: Results of a 10-year field survey. – Geomorphology 126, 32-41.
Prasuhn, V., (2012). On-farm effects of tillage and crops on soil erosion measured over 10 years in Switzerland. Soil & Tillage Research 120, 137-146.
Prasuhn, V., Liniger, H.P., Gisler, S., Herweg, K., Candinas, A., Clément, J.-P. (2013). A high-resolution soil erosion risk map of Switzerland as strategic policy support system. Land Use Policy 32, 281-291.
Hahn, C., Prasuhn, V., Stamm, C., Milledge, D.G., Schulin, R. (2014). A comparison of three simple approaches to identify critical areas for runoff and dissolved reactive phosphorus losses. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18, 2975-2991.
Prasuhn, V. (2020): Twenty years of soil erosion on-farm measurement: Annual variation, spatial distribution and the impact of conservation programmes for soil loss
rates in Switzerland. Earth Surf. Process. Landforms. https://doi: 10.1002/esp.4829
Von Arb, C., Stoll, S., Frossard, E., Stamm, C., Prasuhn, V. (2021): The time it takes to reduce soil legacy phosphorus to a tolerable level for surface waters: What we learn from a case study in the catchment of Lake Baldegg, Switzerland. Geoderma 403 (2021) 115257
Remund, D., Liebisch, F., Liniger, H.P., Heinimann, A., Prasuhn, V. (2021): The origin of sediment and particulate phosphorus inputs into water bodies in the Swiss Midlands – A twenty-year field study of soil erosion. Catena 203, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105290
Prasuhn, V. (2022): Experience with the assessment of the USLE cover-management factor for arable land compared with long-term measured soil loss in the Swiss Plateau. Soil & Tillage Research 215, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2021.105199

Expertise of Volker Prasuhn:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Process Studies
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Water Pollution / Waste Water
Topic PedospherePedosphere
Soil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

Specialties of Volker Prasuhn:
  • Bodenerosion - Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf den Bodenabtrag

  • Grundwasserqualität - Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf Nähr- und Schadstoffverfrachtung

  • Grundwasserquantität - Modellierung Lysimeterdaten mit Klimaszenarien

  • Bewässerung - Auswirkungen auf die Grundwasserqualität

    Last update: 12/2/21
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2022)

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