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Dr. Barbara Herbstritt


Scientific employee

Chair of Hydrology
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
Friedrichstraße 39
D-79098 Freiburg

Fon: +49 (0)761 - 203 3539
E-Mail: herbstritt.gif
Room-No: 01.021

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Research Interests

Isotope Hydrology, Tracer Hydrology, Hydrogeochemistry, Method Development, Experimental Hydrology


Key Responsibilities

  • Analytics of stable isotopes with Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS) and Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy (CRDS)
  • Ion Chromatography
  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Laboratory Management
  • Teaching (B.Sc., M.Sc.): Hydrochemistry, Practical Laboratory Course



since 08/2008 Research Associate at the Chair / Institute of Hydrology, University of Freiburg
2002 – 2008 Research Associate at GIT Hydrosconsult GmbH, Freiburg
Preparation of customer-data for specific applications in Smallworld-GIS and ArcView
Training of customers on developed applications
Converting and preparation of GIS-data for hydrological modeling
1998 – 2002 Freelance hydrological consulting for different offices and the state office for geology (Landesamt für Geologie, Rohstoffe und Bergbau (LGRB)), Freiburg. Main focus: Project-based GIS- and database-applications with ArcInfo and ArcView



2019 Dissertation: "Membrane-based approaches for direct and continuous water stable isotope measurements", Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg
1992 – 1998 Diploma in Hydrology (M.Sc. equiv.), Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg
Minor fields of study: Meteorology, Geology
Thesis Topic: “Optimisation of a raw water monitoring network – Application of geostatistical and spatial approaches“




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