Dr. rer.nat.

Sabine Gerbersdorf

Scientific Assistant
Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems
Dept. of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management

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Pfaffenwaldring 61
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
Room: 0.923

Mein Profil im C@mpus: Gerbersdorf S

  • Advanced Methods in Biofilm Research, weitere Details
  • Basics of Limnic Ecology, weitere Details
  • Fließgewässerökologie in der Ingenieurpraxis, weitere Details
  • Fortgeschrittene Methoden in der Biofilm Forschung
  • Power Demand, Supply and Distribution, weitere Details
  • Selected Topics in Limnic Ecology
  • Literaturstudie "Biochemische Adhäsion und Wechselwirkungen im kohäsiven Material (Literatur, Schriften, Vorträge)", weitere Details

Biologie-Studium: Diplom June 1994 Universität Heidelberg (Germany)
Promotion: October 2000 Universität Greifswald (Germany)
1994-1995: NIOO Nederlands Instituut voor Ecologie, Yerseke, Niederlande
1996-1999: Institut für Ökologie, Universität Greifswald
1999: Institut für Ökotoxikologie GmbH in Greifswald
1999-2000: Botanisches Institut der Universität Greifswald
2000-2002: Universität Dundee, Schottland, UK
2002-2006: Institut für Wasserbau, Universität Stuttgart
2006-2008: Marie Curie Fellowship am Gatty Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews University, Schottland, UK
2008-2013: Margarete von Wrangell Habilitationsstipendium durch das Minsterium für Forschung, Kunst und Wissenschaft Baden-Württemberg am Institut für Wasser- und Umweltsystemmodellierung, Universität Stuttgart
ab 2013: wissenschaftliche Angestellte am Institut für Wasser- und Umweltsystemmodellierung, Universität Stuttgart

  • Environmental Systems
    CHARM - CHAllenges of Reservoir Management - Meeting Environmental and Social Requirements
  • Hydromorphology
    CHARM - CHAllenges of Reservoir Management - Meeting Environmental and Social Requirements
  • MMM- Monitoring, Measuring and Modelling
    CHARM - CHAllenges of Reservoir Management - Meeting Environmental and Social Requirements

publications

  1. article

    1. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Wieprecht, S., Thom, M., Paterson, D., & Scheffler, M. (2018). New insights into MagPI - a promising tool to determine adhesive capacity of biofilm on the mesosccale. Biofouling. https://doi.org/10.1080/08927014.2018.1476971
    2. Beckers, F., Haun, S., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Noack, M., Dietrich, D., Martin-Creuzburg, D., … Wieprecht, S. (2018). CHARM - CHAllenges of Reservoir Management - Meeting Environmental And Social Requirements. Hydrolink, 3.
    3. Schmidt, H., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Ullrich, X., Thom, M., & Manz, W. (2018). Biofilm Adhesiveness is a Reliable Proxy for the Effect Assessment of Silver Nanoparticles on the Functionality of Freshwater Biofilms. Austin Journal of Environmental Toxicology. Retrieved from https://www.iws.uni-stuttgart.de/publikationen/abt1/fulltext_ajet-v4-id1022.pdf
    4. Schmidt, H., Thom, M., Wieprecht, S., Manz, W., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2018). The effect of light intensity and shear stress on microbial biostabilization and the community composition of natural biofilms. Research and Reports in Biology, (9).
    5. Schmidt, H., Thom, M., Madzgalla, M., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Metreveli, G., & Manz, W. (2017). Exposure to Silver Nanoparticles Affects Biofilm Structure and Adhesiveness. Aquatic Pollution and Toxicology, 1. Retrieved from http://www.imedpub.com/articles/exposure-to-silver-nanoparticles-affects-biofilm-structure-and-adhesiveness.pdf
    6. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Haun, S., & Wieprecht, S. (2017). Stauraum schaffen und erhalten - flexibles Management ist gefragt. GWF-Wasser/Abwasser, 10.
    7. Schmidt, H., Thom, M., King, L., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2016). The effect of seasonality upon the development of lotic biofilms and microbial biostabilisation. Freshwater Biology, 61.
    8. Schmidt, H., Thom, M., Matthies, K., Behrens, S., Obst, U., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2015). A multi-disciplinarily designed mesocosm to address the complex flow-sediment-ecology tripartite relationship on the microscale. Environmental Sciences Europe, 27. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12302-014-0037-y
    9. Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Wieprecht, S. (2015). Biostabilization of cohesive sediments: revisiting the role of abiotic conditions, physiology and diversity of microbes, polymeric secretion, and biofilm architecture. Geobiology, 13(Review Artikel). https://doi.org/DOI: 10.1111/gbi.121
    10. Thom, M., Schmidt, H., Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Wieprecht, S. (2015). Seasonal biostabilization and erosion behavior of fluvial biofilms under different hydrodynamic and light conditions. International Journal of Sediment Research, 30.
    11. Noack, M., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Hillebrand, G., & Wieprecht, S. (2015). Combining Field and Laboratory Measurements to Determine the Erosion Risk of Cohesive Sediments Best. Water, 7. https://doi.org/10.3390/w7095061
    12. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Cimatoribus, C., Class, H., Engesser, K.-H., Helbich, S., Hollert, H., … Wieprecht, S. (2015). Anthropogenic Trace Compounds (ATCs) in aquatic habitats - Research needs on sources, fate, detection and toxicity to ensure timely elimination strategies and risk management. Environment International, Vol.79.2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2015.03.011
    13. Thom, M., Schmidt, H., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2012b). Physikalische Modellversuche zur Untersuchung des Einflusses von Biofilm auf die Sohlenstabilität. Wasserwirtschaft, 6. Retrieved from http://www.iws.uni-stuttgart.de/publikationen/wasserbau/WaWi_2012_6_FA02_Thom.pdf
    14. Lubarsky, H., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Hubas, C., Behrens, S., Ricciardi, F., & Paterson, D. (2012). Impairment of the bacterial biofilm stability by triclosan. PLoS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0031183
    15. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Hollert, H., Brinkmann, M., Wieprecht, S., Schuettrumpf, H., & Manz, W. (2011). Anthropogenic pollutants affect ecosystem services of freshwater sediments: the need for a “triad plus x” approach. Journal of Soils & Sediments, 11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-011-0373-0
    16. Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Schubert, H. (2011). Vertical migration of phytoplankton in coastal waters with different UVR transparency. Environmental Sciences Europe, 23(36). https://doi.org/10.1186/2190-4715-23-36
    17. Schuttrumpf, H., Brinkmann, M., Cofalla, C., Frings, R. M., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Hecker, M., … Hollert, H. (2011). A new approach to investigate the interactions between sediment transport and ecotoxicological processes during flood events. Environmental Sciences Europe, 23(39). https://doi.org/10.1186/2190-4715-23-39
    18. Lubarsky, H., Hubas, C., Chocholek, M., Larson, F., Manz, W., Paterson, D., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2010). The stabilisation potential of individual and mixed assemblages of natural bacteria and microalgae. PLoS ONE, (5(11): e13794). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0013794
    19. Brinkmann, M., Hallare, A. V., Hudjetz, S., Keiter, S., Seiler, T.-B., Wölz, J., … Hollert, H. (2010). Toxicity and risk assessment of fluvial sediments and suspended matter: a short overview of past and recent developments in sediment toxicity assessment. Umweltwissenschaften Und Schadstoff-Forschung, 22(6). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12302-010-0159-9
    20. Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2010b). Bakterien als Baumeister und Ökosystem-Ingenieure. LaborPraxis. Retrieved from http://www.laborpraxis.vogel.de/forschung-und-entwicklung/analytik/articles/286268/?cmp=beleg-mail
    21. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Westrich, B., & Paterson, D. (2009). Microbial extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in fresh water sediments. Microbial Ecology, (58).
    22. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Bittner, R., Lubarsky, H., Manz, W., & Paterson, D. (2009). Microbial assemblages as ecosystem engineers of sediment stability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-009-0142-5
    23. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Jancke, T., Westrich, B., & Paterson, D. (2008). Microbial stabilization of riverine sediments by extracellular polymeric substances. 6.
    24. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Manz, W., & Paterson, D. (2008). The engineering potential of natural benthic bacterial assemblages in terms of the erosion resistance of sediments. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 66.
    25. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Jancke, T., & Westrich, B. (2007b). Sediment Properties for Assessing the Erosion Risk of Contaminated Riverine Sites. 7(1). Retrieved from http://www.scientificjournals.com/sj/jss/Abstract/ArtikelId/8609?PHPSESSID=6682b73b3bb77f4b4d6bfbbeb0efb5e0
    26. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Jancke, T., & Westrich, B. (2005). Physico-chemical and biological sediment properties determining erosion resistance of contaminated riverine sediments - Temporal and vertical pattern at the Lauffen reservoir/River Neckar, Germany. 35(3).
    27. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Meyercordt, J., & Meyer-Reil, L.-A. (2005). Microphytobenthic primary production in the Bodden estuaries, southern Baltic Sea, at two study sites differing in trophic status. 41(2).
    28. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Meyercordt, J., & Meyer-Reil, L.-A. (2004). Microphytobenthic primary production within the flocculent layer, its fractions and aggregates, studied in two shallow Baltic estuaries of different trophic status.
    29. Metcalf, J. S., Beattie, K. A., Ressler, J., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Pflugmacher, S., & Codd, G. A. (2002). Cross-reactivity and performance assessment of four microcystin immunoassays with detoxication products of the cyanobacterial toxin, microcystin-LR. 51.
    30. Meyercordt, J., Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Meyer-Reil, L.-A. (1999). Significance of pelagic and benthic primary production in two shallow coastal lagoons of different degrees of eutrophication in the southern Baltic Sea. (20).
  2. incollection

    1. Wieprecht, S., Noack, M., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2011). Forschung im Fluss, Von Einweg zurueck zum Mehrweg. In Themenheft Wasser, Universität Stuttgart. Themenheft Wasser, Universität Stuttgart. Retrieved from https://www.iws.uni-stuttgart.de/publikationen/institut/wasserbau/Themenheft_Wasser.pdf
    2. Anderson, A. M., Sauterleute, J., Lubarsky, H., Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Paterson, D. (2011). Magnetic Particle Induction and Its Importance in Biofilm Research. In R. Fazel-Rezai (Ed.), Biomedical Engineering - Frontiers and Challenges (By R. Fazel-Rezai). Retrieved from https://www.iws.uni-stuttgart.de/publikationen/institut/wasserbau/InTech-Magnetic_particle_induction_and_its_importance_in_biofilm_research.pdf
    3. Hollert, H., Dürr, M., Haag, I., Wölz, J., Hilscherova, K., Blaha, L., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2007). Influence of hydrodynamics on sediment ecotoxicity. In W. B. Förstner U (Ed.), SEDYMO - Sediment Dynamic and Mobility (By W. B. Förstner U). Springer-Verlag.
    4. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Jancke, T., & Westrich, B. (2007a). Determination of Sediment Stability by its physico-chemical and biological Properties: Considering temporal and vertical Gradients at different contaminated riverine Sites. In U. Westrich, B. & Förstner (Ed.), Sediment Dynamics and Pollutant Mobility in Rivers - An Interdisciplinary Approach (By U. Westrich, B. & Förstner). Springer-Verlag.
  3. inproceedings

    1. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Hope, J.-A., & Wieprecht, S. (2017b). Hydrodynamic effects on the structure and functioning of reservoir biofilms. Lyell Meeting 2017: Sticking Together.
    2. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Hope, J.-A., & Wieprecht, S. (2017a). Biostabilization of fine sediments in reservoirs - a manipulative experiment to address the hydraulic impact. 10th International SedNet Conference.
    3. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Thom, M., Schmidt, H., Wieprecht, S., & Scheffler, M. (2016). The MagPI device or how to determine biofilm adhesion in fine sediments? Biofilms 7.
    4. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Thom, M., Schmidt, H., & Wieprecht, S. (2016). Microbial biostabilization and flocculation - what can we learn for sediment transport modelling? 13. International Symposium on River Sedimentation (ISRS). Retrieved from https://www.iws.uni-stuttgart.de/publikationen/abt1/Abstract_ISRS_2016_Gerbersdorf_et_al_2.pdf
    5. Haun, S., Seitz, L., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Schletterer, M., Riedl, M., Neuner, J., … Wieprecht, S. (2015). Strategies for monitoring of reservoir flushing with a focus on ecological indicators. International Geographical Union Regional Conference.
    6. Thom, M., Schmidt, H., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2015). Biostabilisation of fluvial sediments: an improved device to address an old problem. 36. IAHR World Congress.
    7. Noack, M., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Hillebrand, G., Kasimir, P., & Wieprecht, S. (2014). How to determine the erosion risk of contaminated cohesive sediments best? Putting in situ and laboratory practices to the test. Riverflow 2014 - 7th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics.
    8. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Cuthbertson, A., Righetti, M., Haynes, H., Parsons, D., McLelland, S., … Ibikuhnle, O. (2014). Exploring the reciprocal role of hydrodynamic forcing and microbial colonization to induce bed sediment patchiness in biostabilization. HYDRALAB IV Joint User Meeting.
    9. Thom, M., Thesenvitz, C., Schmidt, H., Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Wieprecht, S. (2014). Continues survey of biofilm topography using a laserscanning method. 10th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics.
    10. Thom, M., Schmidt, H., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2013). On the Way to implement Biofilm induced Sediment Stability in morphological Modeling. 35. IAHR World Congress.
    11. Schmidt, H., Thom, M., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2012). Biostabilisierung in der Sedimentdynamik. DGL-Jahrestagung.
    12. Thom, M., Schmidt, H., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2012a). Dimensionierung von Fließrinnen zum Aufwuchs von Biofilm unter definierten hydraulischen Randbedingungen. DGL-Jahrestagung. Retrieved from http://www.iws.uni-stuttgart.de/publikationen/wasserbau/2012-DGL-Koblenz-Thom-Conference-Proceedings.pdf
    13. Thom, M., Schmidt, H., Wieprecht, S., & Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2012c). Sediment Entrainment and Flocculation mediated by Microbial produced Extracellular Polymeric Substances. 2nd IAHR Europe Conference.
    14. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Lubarsky, H., Chocholek, M., Paterson, D., & Wieprecht, S. (2010). Microbial Engineers in Aquatic Benthic Habitats. IAHR First European Congress.
    15. Larson, F., Lubarsky, H., Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Paterson, D. (2009). Surface adhesion measurements in aquatic biofilms usingmagnetic particle induction: MagPI. Limnology and Oceanography, (Methods 7).
    16. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Jancke, T., & Westrich, B. (2004). Erosion Risk of riverine Sediments - determined by physical, chemical and biological parameters (Abstract). 6th International Symposium on Sediment Quality, 17.08.2004 - 20.08.2004, Antwerp, Belgium.
    17. Stodian, I., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Rieling, T., Black, H. J., Köster, M., & Meyer-Reil, L.-A. (2000). Geochemical investigations of iron and manganese in coastal sediments of the southern Baltic Sea. In B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine (Eds.), Muddy Coasts - Processes and Products (By B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine).
    18. Rieling, T., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Stodian, I., Black, H. J., Dahlke, S., Köster, M., … Meyer-Reil, L.-A. (2000). Benthic microbial decomposition of organic matter and nutrient fluxes at the sediment-water interface in a shallow coastal inlet of the southern Baltic Sea (Nordrügensche Bodden). In B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine (Eds.), Muddy Coasts - Processes and Products (By B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine).
    19. Köster, M., Babenzien, H. D., Black, H. J., Dahlke, S., Gerbersdorf, S. U., Meyercordt, J., … Voigt, A. (2000). Significance of aerobic and anaerobic mineralization processes of organic carbon in sediments of a shallow coastal inlet in the Sourthern Baltic Sea. In B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine (Eds.), Muddy Coasts - Processes and Products (By B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine).
    20. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Black, H. J., Meyercordt, J., Meyer-Reil, L.-A., Rieling, T., & Stodian, I. (2000). Significance of microphytobenthic primary production in the Bodden (southern Baltic Sea). In B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine (Eds.), Muddy Coasts - Processes and Products (By B. . Flemming & M. T. & G. L. Delafontaine).
    21. Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Meyercordt, J. (1999). Primärproduzierende Prozesse in Pelagial und Benthal. Bodden 8.
  4. proceedings

    1. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Thom, M., Schmidt, H., & Wieprecht, S. (2015). Microbial biostabilization - an important ecosystem service at microscale (Abstract). In SedNet.
    2. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Thesenvitz, C., Thom, M., Schmidt, H., & Wieprecht, S. (2014). WHEN GEOMORPHOLOGY MEETS ECOLOGY: CONSIDERATIONS ON MICROSCALE (Abstract). In 10th ISE.
    3. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Thom, M., Schmidt, H., & Wieprecht, S. (2014). Microbial engineers in the aquatic sedimentary habitat (Abstract). In Biofilms 6.
    4. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Lubarsky, H., Paterson, D., Wieprecht, S., & Manz, W. (2011). Microbial engineers control sediment dynamics in aquatic habitats (Abstract). In VAAM.
    5. Gerbersdorf, S. U., Lubarsky, H., Streck, G., Streck, G., Schmitt-Jansen, M., & Wieprecht, S. (2011). The impact of triclosan on ecosystem services of freshwater biofilms (Abstract). In SETAC.
  5. techreport

    1. Gerbersdorf, S. U. (2010a). Bakterien als Baumeister (No. 9). Retrieved from http://www.uni-stuttgart.de/aktuelles/mediendienst/9/
    2. Meyercordt, J., Domin, A., Gerbersdorf, S. U., & Gervais, F. (1999). Fine-scale measurements of scalar irradiance within different types of cuvettes used in PAM-fluorometers (No. 19).

talks

    poster

      supervised student assignements

      1. Microbial EPS secretion and topography of quasi-naturally grown biofilm originating from a eutrophic lake. (2017).
      2. Microbial biomass and biofilm topography in a quasi natural experiment with varying hydrodynamics. (2017).
      3. Functionality and calibration of a ring-shaped Floc Erosion Chamber. (2017).
      4. Fixed renewable energy supply using gravity storage: feasibility study. (2017).
      5. Adhesive properties of naturally grown biofilm from an eutrophic lake applying MagPI-IP. (2017).
      6. Toxicity effects of AG Nanoparticles on biofilm growth, EPS production and floc characteristics of eroded biofilm. (2016).
      7. The effects of “modern” pollutants on the remobilisation and toxicity of dioxin-contaminated sediments. (2016).
      8. Effekte von Silber-Nanopartikeln auf die Biofilm Stabilität. (2016).
      9. Das MagPI IP System: Eine Versuchsreihe zu teilautomatisierten Adhäsionsmessungen auf Biofilmen und Datenanalyse mittels Matlab. (2016). (Diplomarbeit). Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Wasser- Umweltsystemmodellierung.
      10. Charakterisierung bakterieller Biofilmgemeinschaften unter variierenden Fließgeschwindigkeiten mittels eines optimierten FISH-Verfahrens. (2016).
      11. The effects of “modern” pollutants on the remobilisation and toxicity of dioxin-contaminated sediments. (2015).
      12. Impacts of the nourishment on natural and artificial microbial freshwater biofilms and bio-stabilization. (2015).
      13. Die Effekte variierender Strömungsbedingungen auf Biofilmentwicklung und EPS Matrix. (2015).
      14. Das Messprinzip von MagPI zur Bestimmung der Adhäsion von Biofilmen. (2015).
      15. Biofilms formation, growth and biostabilization in fine sediments with different grain compositions. (2015).
      16. Biofilm exposed to abrupt changes in flow conditions: Differences in floc properties and their settling behaviour. (2015).
      17. The Characterization of Biostabilized Flocs Applying Floc Settling Column and Image Analysis. (2014).
      18. Investigations on biofilm topography at hydraulic relevant scales. (2014).
      19. Applying MagPI To Determine Adhesiveness In Matured Biofilm. (2014).
      20. A current status quo on nanoparticles as emerging contaminants: Sources, occurrence, distribution and fate. (2014).
      21. Validierung eines Kamerasystems zur Bestimmung des Absinkverhaltens biologisch stabilisierter Sedimente. (2013).
      22. Effective Microorganisms (EMs) in the activated sludge, their effects in flocculation, sedimentation and microbial community. (2013).
      23. Messmethodik mittels magnetischer Mikropartikel zur Bestimmung der Adhäsion in Biofilmen. (2012).