Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Schäffer

Director of the Institute for Environmental Research

Chair of Environmental Biology and Chemodynamics

Room: 42C 250
Phone: +49 (0) 241 / 80-26678
(UBC) Institute for Environmental Research, RWTH Aachen University Worringerweg 1 52074 Aachen

Curriculum vitae

since 2012 / 2014: Concurrent professor Nanjing University, China / Honorary professor Chongqing University, China

since 2002: Chair of the board of the Research Institute for Ecosystem analysis and assessment gaiac

2000 - 2007: (As a second appointment) Director at the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME), Schmallenberg

since 1997: Professor for Environmental Biology and Chemodynamics: Director of the Institute of Environmental Research at RWTH Aachen University

1989 -1997: Industry research at Ciba-Geigy / Novartis, Basel, Switzerland (Fate of pesticides in soil, water, plants)

1986 - 1989: Postdoc, University of Zürich, Switzerland (environmental biochemistry)

1984 - 1986: Postdoc, Harvard University, Boston, USA (biochemistry)

1981 - 1984: PhD thesis, Muenster (inorganic chemistry), Germany

1976 - 1981: Study of chemistry, Muenster, Germany

1974 - 1976: Nursing training school (diploma), Wuppertal, Germany

1961 - 1974: School, Wuppertal, Germany

1955: Born in Wuppertal, Germany

Research

  • Environmental chemistry of pollutants (degradation and binding) in soil, water and plants
  • Bioremediation of polluted soil and water (phytoremediation)
  • Environmental Risk Assessment of pollutants

Memberships and tributes

  • Board member of the International Panel on Chemical Pollution IPCP (since 2019)
  • Member of the Commission Environment, National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (since 2015)
  • Advisory group member Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST Europe, since 2014)
  • Society of German Chemistry, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, 2007-2014 chair of the board, group Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology)
  • Expert in the German federal office of consumer protection and food safety, BVL (SVA; 2000-2012)
  • Expert in the German federal institute for risk assessment, BfR (since 2009)
  • Expert in the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Scientific Panel Pesticide Residues (PPR; 2003-2006; 2009-2012)
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
  • German Soil Science Society (DBG)
  • Member of the editorial board, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • Member of the editorial board, Soils

Publications

Papers (no publications during employment in industry, 1989-1997):

ISI Web of Science (all data / core collection):

  • Total number: 222 / 202
  • Sum of times cited: > 6000 / > 5400 (without self-citations)
  • h-factor 38 / 36

Books:

  • Niessner R, Schäffer A (2017): Organic Trace Analysis, De Gruyter, Berlin, 357 pp.
  • Haider K, Schäffer A (2009): Soil Biochemistry. Science Publishers, 2009, 116 pp.
  • Haider K, Schäffer A (2000): Umwandlung und Abbau von Pflanzenbehandlungsmitteln im Boden - Auswirkungen auf die Umwelt. Enke im Thieme Publisher, 224 pp.
  • Haider K, Schäffer A (1998): Chemie der Geo-Bio-Sphäre, German translation of P. O´Neill: Environmental Chemistry. Enke Publisher, 230 pp.

Proceedings:

  • Schäffer A, Filser J, Frische T, Gessner M, Köck W, Kratz W, Liess M, Nuppenau E A, Roß-Nickoll M, Schäfer R, Scheringer M (2018): Silent spring - On the need for sustainable plant protection. Lepoldina Discussions No. 16, 61 pp.
  • Schaeffer A, van den Brink PJ, Heimbach F, Hoy SP, de Jong FMW, Römbke J, Roß-Nickoll M, Sousa JP (2010): Semi-Field Methods for the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides in Soil. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 144 pp.

References:

2019

Classen, D., Siedt, M., Nguyen, K.T., Ackermann, J., and Schaeffer, A. (2019) Formation, classification and identification of non-extractable residues of C-14-labelled ionic compounds in soil. Chemosphere 232: 164-170.

Diehle, M., Gebhardt, W., Pinnekamp, J., Schaeffer, A., and Linnemann, V. (2019) Ozonation of valsartan: Structural elucidation and environmental properties of transformation products. Chemosphere 216: 437-448.

Heine, P., Hausen, J., Ottermanns, R., Schaeffer, A., and Ross-Nickoll, M. (2019) Forest conversion from Norway spruce to European beech increases species richness and functional structure of aboveground macrofungal communities. Forest Ecology and Management 432: 522-533.

Hennig, M.P., Maes, H.M., Ottermanns, R., Schaffer, A., and Siebers, N. (2019) Release of radiolabeled multi-walled carbon nanotubes (C-14-MWCNT) from epoxy nanocomposites into quartz sand-water systems and their uptake by Lumbriculus variegatus. Nanoimpact 14.

Jia, Y., Hammers-Wirtz, M., Crawford, S.E., Chen, Q., Seiler, T.-B., Schaeffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2019) Effect-based and chemical analyses of agonistic and antagonistic endocrine disruptors in multiple matrices of eutrophic freshwaters. Science of the Total Environment 651: 1096-1104.

Jia, Y., Chen, Q., Crawford, S.E., Song, L., Chen, W., Hammers-Wirtz, M. et al. (2019) Cyanobacterial blooms act as sink and source of endocrine disruptors in the third largest freshwater lake in China. Environmental Pollution 245: 408-418.

Lan, X., Wang, T., Ewald, F., Chen, Z., Cui, K., Schaffer, A. et al. (2019) 14C-Labelling of the natural steroid estrogens 17alpha-estradiol, 17beta-estradiol, and estrone. Journal of hazardous materials 375: 26-32.

Schaefer, R.B., Liess, M., Altenburger, R., Filser, J., Hollert, H., Ross-Nickoll, M. et al. (2019) Future pesticide risk assessment: narrowing the gap between intention and reality. Environmental Sciences Europe 31.

Shan, J., Corvini, P.F.-X., Schaffer, A., Chee-Sanford, J.C., Yan, X., and Ji, R. (2019) Influence of the geophagous earthworm Aporrectodea sp. on fate of bisphenol A and a branched 4-nonylphenol isomer in soil. The Science of the total environment 693: 133574-133574.

 

2018

Bluhm, K., Heger, S., Redelstein, R., Brendt, J., Anders, N., Mayer, P. et al. (2018) Genotoxicity of three biofuel candidates compared to reference fuels. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 64: 131-138.

Heger, S., Du, M., Bauer, K., Schaeffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2018) Comparative ecotoxicity of potential biofuels to water flea (Daphnia magna), zebrafish (Danio rerio) and Chinese hamster (Cricetulus griseus) V79 cells. Science of the Total Environment 631-632: 216-222.

Heger, S., Bluhm, K., Du, M., Lehmann, G., Anders, N., Dechambre, D. et al. (2018) Aquatic toxicity of biofuel candidates on Daphnia magna. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 164: 125-130.

Heine, P., Hausen, J., Ottermanns, R., Schaeffer, A., and Ross-Nickoll, M. (2018) Morphological dataset of aboveground macrofungal communities within different forest conversion stages in the Eifel National Park in Germany. Data in Brief 21: 1151-1156.

Hollert, H., Crawford, S.E., Brack, W., Brinkmann, M., Fischer, E., Hartmann, K. et al. (2018) Looking back - Looking forward: A novel multi-time slice weight-of-evidence approach for defining reference conditions to assess the impact of human activities on lake systems. Science of the Total Environment 626: 1036-1046.

Jeong, Y., Schaeffer, A., and Smith, K. (2018) A comparison of equilibrium and kinetic passive sampling for the monitoring of aquatic organic contaminants in German rivers. Water Research 145: 248-258.

Jeong, Y., Schaeffer, A., and Smith, K. (2018) Comparison of the sampling rates and partitioning behaviour of polar and non-polar contaminants in the polar organic chemical integrative sampler and a monophasic mixed polymer sampler for application as an equilibrium passive sampler. Science of the Total Environment 627: 905-915.

Laux, P., Riebeling, C., Booth, A.M., Brain, J.D., Brunner, J., Cerrillo, C. et al. (2018) Challenges in characterizing the environmental fate and effects of carbon nanotubes and inorganic nanomaterials in aquatic systems. Environmental Science-Nano 5: 48-63.

Rajpert, L., Schaeffer, A., and Lenz, M. (2018) Redox-stat bioreactors for elucidating mobilisation mechanisms of trace elements: an example of As-contaminated mining soils. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 102: 7635-7641.

Schaeffer, A., Kaestner, M., and Trapp, S. (2018) A unified approach for including non-extractable residues (NER) of chemicals and pesticides in the assessment of persistence. Environmental Sciences Europe 30.

Schäffer, A., Filser, J., Frische, T., Gessner, M., Köck, W., Kratz, W. et al. (2018) The Silent Spring - On the need for sustainable plant protection. Leopoldina Discussions No. 16; 6. In. Leopoldina, N.A.o.S.G. (ed). Halle: Leopoldina Discussions, pp. 1-64.

Scholz-Starke, B., Bo, L., Holbach, A., Norra, S., Floehr, T., Hollert, H. et al. (2018) Simulation-based assessment of the impact of fertiliser and herbicide application on freshwater ecosystems at the Three Gorges Reservoir in China. Science of the Total Environment 639: 286-303.

 

2017

Chen, Z., Schmidt, B., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Uptake and decomposition of the herbicide propanil in the plant Bidens pilosa L. dominating in the Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir (TGR), China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24: 11141-11153.

Findeiss, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Fate and Environmental Impact of Thorium Residues During Rare Earth Processing. Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy 3: 179-189.

Gasser, C.A., Cvancarova, M., Ammann, E.M., Schaeffer, A., Shahgaldian, P., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2017) Sequential lignin depolymerization by combination of biocatalytic and formic acid/formate treatment steps. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 101: 2575-2588.

Jeong, Y., Schaeffer, A., and Smith, K. (2017) Equilibrium partitioning of organic compounds to OASIS HLB (R) as a function of compound concentration, pH, temperature and salinity. Chemosphere 174: 297-305.

Laux, P., Riebeling, C., Booth, A.M., Brain, J.D., Brunner, J., Cerrillo, C. et al. (2017) Biokinetics of nanomaterials: The role of biopersistence. Nanoimpact 6: 69-80.

Ricken, B., Kolvenbach, B.A., Bergesch, C., Benndorf, D., Kroll, K., Strnad, H. et al. (2017) FMNH2-dependent monooxygenases initiate catabolism of sulfonamides in Microbacterium sp strain BR1 subsisting on sulfonamide antibiotics. Scientific Reports 7.

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Schmidt, B., Schaeffer, A., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2017) Distribution and incorporation mode of the herbicide MCPA in soil derived organo-clay complexes. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 52: 584-599.

Sillapawattana, P., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Effects of imidacloprid on detoxifying enzyme glutathione S-transferase on Folsomia candida (Collembola). Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24: 11111-11119.

Stibany, F., Schmidt, S.N., Schaeffer, A., and Mayer, P. (2017) Aquatic toxicity testing of liquid hydrophobic chemicals - Passive dosing exactly at the saturation limit. Chemosphere 167: 551-558.

Stibany, F., Ewald, F., Miller, I., Hollert, H., and Schaeffer, A. (2017) Improving the reliability of aquatic toxicity testing of hydrophobic chemicals via equilibrium passive dosing - A multiple trophic level case study on bromochlorophene. Science of the Total Environment 584: 96-104.

Wang, S., Miltner, A., Kaestner, M., Schaeffer, A., and Nowak, K.M. (2017) Transformation of metamitron in water-sediment systems: Detailed insight into the biodegradation processes. Science of the Total Environment 578: 100-108.

Yuan, Y., Zhang, P., Schaeffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2017) 3,4-Dichloroaniline revisited: A study on the fate of the priority pollutant in a sediment-water system derived from a rice growing region in Italy. Science of the Total Environment 574: 1012-1020.

 

2016

Bluhm, K., Seiler, T.-B., Anders, N., Klankermayer, J., Schaeffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2016) Acute embryo toxicity and teratogenicity of three potential biofuels also used as flavor or solvent. Science of the Total Environment 566: 786-795.

Chen, Z., and Schaffer, A. (2016) The fate of the herbicide propanil in plants of the littoral zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir (TGR), China. Journal of Environmental Sciences 48: 24-33.

Ebke, K.P., Ahlers, J., Braunbeck, T., Oehlmann, J., Ratte, T., Schaefer, R.B. et al. (2016) The German postgraduate degree program in ecotoxicology (SETAC GLB and GDCh): a success story. Environmental Sciences Europe 28.

Gasser, C.A., Ammann, E.M., Schaeffer, A., Shahgaldian, P., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2016) Production of superparamagnetic nanobiocatalysts for green chemistry applications. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 100: 7281-7296.

Heger, S., Bluhm, K., Brendt, J., Mayer, P., Anders, N., Schaeffer, A. et al. (2016) Microscale In Vitro Assays for the Investigation of Neutral Red Retention and Ethoxyresorufin-O-Deethylase of Biofuels and Fossil Fuels. Plos One 11.

Kaestner, M., Nowak, K.M., Miltner, A., and Schaeffer, A. (2016) (Multiple) Isotope probing approaches to trace the fate of environmental chemicals and the formation of non-extractable 'bound' residues. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 41: 73-82.

Nowack, B., Boldrin, A., Caballero, A., Hansen, S.F., Gottschalk, F., Heggelund, L. et al. (2016) Meeting the Needs for Released Nanomaterials Required for Further Testing-The SUN Approach. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 2747-2753.

Nowak, K., Wang, S., Miltner, A., Schaeffer, A., and Kaestner, M. (2016) Non-extractable residues (NER) from xenobiotic in soil and sediments: a new classification and relevance in the risk assessment. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 252.

Possberg, C., Schmidt, B., Nowak, K., Telscher, M., Lagojda, A., and Schaeffer, A. (2016) Quantitative Identification of Biogenic Nonextractable Pesticide Residues in Soil by C-14-Analysis. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 6415-6422.

Rajpert, L., Kolvenbach, B.A., Ammann, E.M., Hockmann, K., Nachtegaal, M., Eiche, E. et al. (2016) Arsenic Mobilization from Historically Contaminated Mining Soils in a Continuously Operated Bioreactor: Implications for Risk Assessment. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 9124-9132.

Rhiem, S., Barthel, A.-K., Meyer-Plath, A., Hennig, M.P., Wachtendorf, V., Sturm, H. et al. (2016) Release of C-14-labelled carbon nanotubes from polycarbonate composites. Environmental Pollution 215: 356-365.

Schaeffer, A., Amelung, W., Hollert, H., Kaestner, M., Kandeler, E., Kruse, J. et al. (2016) The impact of chemical pollution on the resilience of soils under multiple stresses: A conceptual framework for future research. Science of the Total Environment 568: 1076-1085.

Schivvy, A., Maes, H.M., Koske, D., Flecken, M., Schmidt, K.R., Schell, H. et al. (2016) The ecotoxic potential of a new zero-valent iron nanomaterial, designed for the elimination of halogenated pollutants, and its effect on reductive dechlorinating microbial communities. Environmental Pollution 216: 419-427.

Sillapawattana, P., Gruhlke, M.C.H., and Schaeffer, A. (2016) Effect of silver nanoparticles on the standard soil arthropod Folsomia candida (Collembola) and the eukaryote model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Environmental Sciences Europe 28.

Tong, F., Gu, X., Gu, C., Xie, J., Xie, X., Jiang, B. et al. (2016) Stimulation of Tetrabromobisphenol A Binding to Soil Humic Substances by Birnessite and the Chemical Structure of the Bound Residues. Environmental Science & Technology 50: 6257-6266.

Wang, S., Seiwert, B., Kaestner, M., Miltner, A., Schaeffer, A., Reemtsma, T. et al. (2016) (Bio)degradation of glyphosate in water-sediment microcosms - A stable isotope co-labeling approach. Water Research 99: 91-100.

Werner, I., Aldrich, A., Becker, B., Becker, D., Brinkmann, M., Burkhardt, M. et al. (2016) The 2015 Annual Meeting of SETAC German Language Branch in Zurich (7-10 September, 2015): Ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry-from research to application. Environmental Sciences Europe 28.

Wyrwoll, A.J., Lautenschlager, P., Bach, A., Hellack, B., Dybowska, A., Kuhlbusch, T.A.J. et al. (2016) Size matters - The phototoxicity of TiO2 nanomaterials. Environmental Pollution 208: 859-867.

Xiao, H., Kuckelkorn, J., Nuesser, L.K., Floehr, T., Hennig, M.P., Ross-Nickoll, M. et al. (2016) The metabolite 3,4,3 ',4 '-tetrachloroazobenzene (TCAB) exerts a higher ecotoxicity than the parent compounds 3,4-dichloroaniline (3,4-DCA) and propanil. Science of the Total Environment 551: 304-316.

 

2015

Floehr, T., Scholz-Starke, B., Xiao, H.X., Hercht, H., Wu, L.L., Hou, J.L. et al. (2015) Linking Ah receptor mediated effects of sediments and impacts on fish to key pollutants in the Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir, China - A comprehensive perspective. Science of the Total Environment 538: 191-211.

Floehr, T., Scholz-Starke, B., Xiao, H.X., Koch, J., Wu, L.L., Hou, J.L. et al. (2015) Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir, China: A holistic assessment of organic pollution, mutagenic effects of sediments and genotoxic impacts on fish. Journal of Environmental Sciences 38: 63-82.

Floeter, C., Foerstner, U., Hammers-Wirtz, M., Heimbach, F., Heise, S., Hoess, S. et al. (2015) Laudation to PD Dr. Wolfgang Ahlf: towards integrated approaches in sediment toxicology and its transfer to sediment quality guidelines. Environmental Sciences Europe 27.

Heine, S., Schmitt, W., Schaeffer, A., Goerlitz, G., Buresova, H., Arts, G., and Preuss, T.G. (2015) Mechanistic modelling of toxicokinetic processes within Myriophyllum spicatum. Chemosphere 120: 292-298.

Kalathoor, R., Zeiner, M., Schmidt, B., Schaffer, A., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2015) First evidence for covalent linkage of acidic metabolites of metalaxyl and DDT as non-extractable pesticide residues in soil and sediment. Environmental Chemistry Letters 13: 431-437.

Kalathoor, R., Botterweck, J., Schaeffer, A., Schmidt, B., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2015) Quantitative and enantioselective analyses of non-extractable residues of the fungicide metalaxyl in soil. Journal of Soils and Sediments 15: 659-670.

Rhiem, S., Riding, M.J., Baumgartner, W., Martin, F.L., Semple, K.T., Jones, K.C. et al. (2015) Interactions of multiwalled carbon nanotubes with algal cells: Quantification of association, visualization of uptake, and measurement of alterations in the composition of cells. Environmental Pollution 196: 431-439.

Ricken, B., Fellmann, O., Kohler, H.P.E., Schaffer, A., Corvini, P.F.X., and Kolvenbach, B.A. (2015) Degradation of sulfonamide antibiotics by Microbacterium sp strain BR1-elucidating the downstream pathway. New Biotechnology 32: 710-715.

Schaeffer, A. (2015) Obituary (Prof. Dr. Konrad Haider) 4 July 1928-3 September 2015. Biology and Fertility of Soils 51: 1021-1021.

Schaeffer, A., Nannipieri, P., Kastner, M., Schmidt, B., and Botterweck, J. (2015) From humic substances to soil organic matter-microbial contributions. In honour of Konrad Haider and James P. Martin for their outstanding research contribution to soil science. Journal of Soils and Sediments 15: 1865-1881.

Simon, A., Preuss, T.G., Schaffer, A., Hollert, H., and Maes, H.M. (2015) Population level effects of multiwalled carbon nanotubes in Daphnia magna exposed to pulses of triclocarban. Ecotoxicology 24: 1199-1212.

Yuan, Y., Weitzel, P., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2015) Metabolic fate of the C-14-labeled herbicide clodinafop-propargyl in a sediment-water system. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 50: 533-543.

 

2014

Botterweck, J., Schmidt, B., Schwarzbauer, J., Kalathoor, R., and Schaeffer, A. (2014) Enhanced non-extractable residue formation of C-14-metalaxyl catalyzed by an immobilized laccase. Biology and Fertility of Soils 50: 1015-1024.

Botterweck, J., Classen, D., Zegarski, T., Gottfroh, C., Kalathoor, R., Schaffer, A. et al. (2014) A correlation between the fate and non-extractable residue formation of C-14-metalaxyl and enzymatic activities in soil. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 49: 69-78.

Brinkmann, M., Eichbaum, K., Buchinger, S., Reifferscheid, G., Bui, T., Schaffer, A. et al. (2014) Understanding Receptor-Mediated Effects in Rainbow Trout: In Vitro-in Vivo Extrapolation Using Physiologically Based Toxicokinetic Models. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 3303-3309.

Fores-Cervantes, D.X., Maes, H.M., Schaffer, A., Hollender, J., and Kohler, H.P.E. (2014) Slow Biotransformation of Carbon Nanotubes by Horseradish Peroxidase. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 4826-4834.

Gabsi, F., Schaffer, A., and Preuss, T.G. (2014) PREDICTING THE SENSITIVITY OF POPULATIONS FROM INDIVIDUAL EXPOSURE TO CHEMICALS: THE ROLE OF ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 33: 1449-1457.

Gabsi, F., Hammers-Wirtz, M., Grimm, V., Schaeffer, A., and Preuss, T.G. (2014) Coupling different mechanistic effect models for capturing individual- and population-level effects of chemicals: Lessons from a case where standard risk assessment failed. Ecological Modelling 280: 18-29.

Hudjetz, S., Herrmann, H., Cofalla, C., Brinkmann, M., Kammann, U., Schaeffer, A. et al. (2014) An attempt to assess the relevance of flood events-biomarker response of rainbow trout exposed to resuspended natural sediments in an annular flume. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21: 13744-13757.

Ibrahim, L., Preuss, T.G., Schaeffer, A., and Hommen, U. (2014) A contribution to the identification of representative vulnerable fish species for pesticide risk assessment in Europe-A comparison of population resilience using matrix models. Ecological Modelling 280: 65-75.

Kastner, M., Nowak, K.M., Miltner, A., Trapp, S., and Schaffer, A. (2014) Classification and Modelling of Nonextractable Residue (NER) Formation of Xenobiotics in Soil - A Synthesis. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 44: 2107-2171.

Koeber, R., Hollert, H., Hornbruch, G., Jekel, M., Kamptner, A., Klaas, N. et al. (2014) Nanoscale zero-valent iron flakes for groundwater treatment. Environmental Earth Sciences 72: 3339-3352.

Kulkarni, D., Hommen, U., Schaeffer, A., and Preuss, T.G. (2014) Ecological interactions affecting population-level responses to chemical stress in Mesocyclops leuckarti. Chemosphere 112: 340-347.

Maes, H.M., Maletz, S.X., Ratte, H.T., Hollender, J., and Schaeffer, A. (2014) Uptake, Elimination, and Biotransformation of 17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol by the Freshwater Alga Desmodesmus subspicatus. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 12354-12361.

Maes, H.M., Stibany, F., Giefers, S., Daniels, B., Deutschmann, B., Baumgartner, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2014) Accumulation and Distribution of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes in Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Science & Technology 48: 12256-12264.

Nickel, C., Angelstorf, J., Bienert, R., Burkart, C., Gabsch, S., Giebner, S. et al. (2014) Dynamic light-scattering measurement comparability of nanomaterial suspensions. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 16.

Zimmermann, Y.-S., Niewersch, C., Lenz, M., Kuel, Z.Z., Corvini, P.F.X., Schaeffer, A., and Wintgens, T. (2014) Recycling of Indium From CIGS Photovoltaic Cells: Potential of Combining Acid-Resistant Nanofiltration with Liquid-Liquid Extraction. Environmental Science & Technology 48: 13412-13418.

 

2013

Abhilash, P.C., Singh, B., Srivastava, P., Schaeffer, A., and Singh, N. (2013) Remediation of lindane by Jatropha curcas L: Utilization of multipurpose species for rhizoremediation. Biomass & Bioenergy 51: 189-193.

Brinkmann, M., Hudjetz, S., Kammann, U., Hennig, M., Kuckelkorn, J., Chinoraks, M. et al. (2013) How flood events affect rainbow trout: Evidence of a biomarker cascade in rainbow trout after exposure to PAH contaminated sediment suspensions. Aquatic Toxicology 128: 13-24.

Floehr, T., Xiao, H.X., Scholz-Starke, B., Wu, L.L., Hou, J.L., Yin, D.Q. et al. (2013) Solution by dilution?-A review on the pollution status of the Yangtze River. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20: 6934-6971.

Girardi, C., Nowak, K.M., Carranza-Diaz, O., Lewkow, B., Miltner, A., Gehre, M. et al. (2013) Microbial degradation of the pharmaceutical ibuprofen and the herbicide 2,4-D in water and soil - Use and limits of data obtained from aqueous systems for predicting their fate in soil. Science of the Total Environment 444: 32-42.

Gogos, A., Evangelou, M.W.H., Schaeffer, A., and Schulin, R. (2013) Hydrolysed wool: a novel soil amendment for zinc and iron biofortification of wheat. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 56: 130-141.

Li, C.L., Schaffer, A., Vereecken, H., Heggen, M., Ji, R., and Klumpp, E. (2013) Influences of perfluorooctanoic acid on the aggregation of multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Journal of Environmental Sciences-China 25: 466-472.

Nowak, K.M., Girardi, C., Miltner, A., Gehre, M., Schaffer, A., and Kastner, M. (2013) Contribution of microorganisms to non-extractable residue formation during biodegradation of ibuprofen in soil. Science of the Total Environment 445: 377-384.

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Adams, A., Schmidt, B., Schaeffer, A., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2013) Incorporation Mechanisms of a Branched Nonylphenol Isomer in Soil-Derived Organo-Clay Complexes during a 180-Day Experiment. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 7155-7162.

Scholz-Starke, B., Beylich, A., Moser, T., Nikolakis, A., Rumpler, N., Schaffer, A. et al. (2013) The response of soil organism communities to the application of the insecticide lindane in terrestrial model ecosystems. Ecotoxicology 22: 339-362.

Scholz-Starke, B., Ottermanns, R., Rings, U., Floehr, T., Hollert, H., Hou, J.L. et al. (2013) An integrated approach to model the biomagnification of organic pollutants in aquatic food webs of the Yangtze Three Gorges Reservoir ecosystem using adapted pollution scenarios. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 20: 7009-7026.

Zimmermann, Y.-S., Schaeffer, A., Corvini, P.F.X., and Lenz, M. (2013) Thin-Film Photovoltaic Cells: Long-Term Metal(loid) Leaching at Their End-of-Life. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 13151-13159.

 

2012

Bergmann, A., Bi, Y., Chen, L., Floehr, T., Henkelmann, B., Holbach, A. et al. (2012) The Yangtze-Hydro Project: a Chinese-German environmental program. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 19: 1341-1344.

Bluhm, K., Heger, S., Seiler, T.B., Hallare, A.V., Schaffer, A., and Hollert, H. (2012) Toxicological and ecotoxicological potencies of biofuels used for the transport sector-a literature review. Energy & Environmental Science 5: 7381-7392.

Cofalla, C., Hudjetz, S., Roger, S., Brinkmann, M., Frings, R., Wolz, J. et al. (2012) A combined hydraulic and toxicological approach to assess re-suspended sediments during simulated flood events-part II: an interdisciplinary experimental methodology. Journal of Soils and Sediments 12: 429-442.

Gasser, C.A., Hommes, G., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2012) Multi-catalysis reactions: new prospects and challenges of biotechnology to valorize lignin. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 95: 1115-1134.

Heger, S., Bluhm, K., Agler, M.T., Maletz, S., Schaffer, A., Seiler, T.B. et al. (2012) Biotests for hazard assessment of biofuel fermentation. Energy & Environmental Science 5: 9778-9788.

Junge, T., Classen, N., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2012) Fate of the veterinary antibiotic C-14-difloxacin in soil including simultaneous amendment of pig manure with the focus on non-extractable residues. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 47: 858-868.

Kolvenbach, B.A., Dobrowinski, H., Fousek, J., Vlcek, C., Schaffer, A., Gabriel, F.L.P. et al. (2012) An unexpected gene cluster for downstream degradation of alkylphenols in Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 93: 1315-1324.

Lang, F., Schaumann, G.E., Thiele-Bruhn, S., Schaeffer, A., Frund, H.C., and Schwarzbauer, J. (2012) Coevolution of organic substances and soils: links between soil forming processes and the stabilisation of organic substances. Journal of Soils and Sediments 12: 1209-1210.

Li, C.L., Zhang, B., Ertunc, T., Schaeffer, A., and Ji, R. (2012) Birnessite-Induced Binding of Phenolic Monomers to Soil Humic Substances and Nature of the Bound Residues. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 8843-8850.

Li, C.L., Ji, R., Schaffer, A., Sequaris, J.M., Amelung, W., Vereecken, H., and Klumpp, E. (2012) Sorption of a branched nonylphenol and perfluorooctanoic acid on Yangtze River sediments and their model components. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 14: 2653-2658.

Li, C.L., Schaffer, A., Sequaris, J.M., Laszlo, K., Toth, A., Tombacz, E. et al. (2012) Surface-associated metal catalyst enhances the sorption of perfluorooctanoic acid to multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 377: 342-346.

Zimmermann, Y.S., Schaffer, A., Hugi, C., Fent, K., Corvini, P.F.X., and Lenz, M. (2012) Organic photovoltaics: Potential fate and effects in the environment. Environment International 49: 128-140.

 

2011

Girardi, C., Greve, J., Lamshoft, M., Fetzer, I., Miltner, A., Schaffer, A., and Kastner, M. (2011) Biodegradation of ciprofloxacin in water and soil and its effects on the microbial communities. Journal of Hazardous Materials 198: 22-30.

Jablonowski, N.D., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2011) Still present after all these years: persistence plus potential toxicity raise questions about the use of atrazine. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 18: 328-331.

Junge, T., Meyer, K.C., Ciecielski, K., Adams, A., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2011) Characterization of non-extractable C-14- and C-13-sulfadiazine residues in soil including simultaneous amendment of pig manure. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 46: 137-149.

Li, C.L., Berns, A.E., Schaffer, A., Sequaris, J.M., Vereecken, H., Ji, R., and Klumpp, E. (2011) Effect of structural composition of humic acids on the sorption of a branched nonylphenol isomer. Chemosphere 84: 409-414.

Nowak, K.M., Miltner, A., Gehre, M., Schaffer, A., and Kastner, M. (2011) Formation and Fate of Bound Residues from Microbial Biomass during 2,4-D Degradation in Soil. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 999-1006.

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Schaffer, A., Schwarzbauer, J., and Schmidt, B. (2011) Distribution, fate and formation of non-extractable residues of a nonylphenol isomer in soil with special emphasis on soil derived organo-clay complexes. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 46: 394-403.

Riefer, P., Klausmeyer, T., Schwarzbauer, J., Schaffer, A., Schmidt, B., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2011) Rapid incorporation and short-term distribution of a nonylphenol isomer and the herbicide MCPA in soil-derived organo-clay complexes. Environmental Chemistry Letters 9: 411-415.

Scholz-Starke, B., Nikolakis, A., Leicher, T., Lechelt-Kunze, C., Heimbach, F., Theissen, B. et al. (2011) Outdoor Terrestrial Model Ecosystems are suitable to detect pesticide effects on soil fauna: design and method development. Ecotoxicology 20: 1932-1948.

Shan, J., Jiang, B.Q., Yu, B., Li, C.L., Sun, Y.Y., Guo, H.Y. et al. (2011) Isomer-Specific Degradation of Branched and Linear 4-Nonylphenol Isomers in an Oxic Soil. Environmental Science & Technology 45: 8283-8289.

Vereecken, H., Vanderborght, J., Kasteel, R., Spiteller, M., Schaffer, A., and Close, M. (2011) Do Lab-Derived Distribution Coefficient Values of Pesticides Match Distribution Coefficient Values Determined from Column and Field-Scale Experiments? A Critical Analysis of Relevant Literature. Journal of Environmental Quality 40: 879-898.

Vijgen, J., Abhilash, P.C., Li, Y.F., Lal, R., Forter, M., Torres, J. et al. (2011) Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) as new Stockholm Convention POPs-a global perspective on the management of Lindane and its waste isomers. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 18: 152-162.

 

2010

Kolvenbach, B.A., Lenz, M., Gabriel, F.L.P., Kohler, H.P.E., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2010) Degradation of ipso-substitution products in Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3: are further novel enzymes involved in alkylphenol metabolism? Journal of Biotechnology 150: S557-S558.

Singh, N., Berns, A.E., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2010) Effect of soil organic matter chemistry on sorption of trinitrotoluene and 2,4-dinitrotoluene. Journal of Hazardous Materials 173: 343-348.

 

2009

Butenschoen, O., Ji, R., Schaffer, A., and Scheu, S. (2009) The fate of catechol in soil as affected by earthworms and clay. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41: 330-339.

Cirja, M., Hommes, G., Ivashechkin, P., Prell, J., Schaffer, A., Corvini, P.F.X., and Lenz, M. (2009) Impact of bio-augmentation with Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3 in membrane bioreactors degrading nonylphenol. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 84: 183-189.

Jablonowski, N.D., Koppchen, S., Hofmann, D., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2009) Persistence of C-14-labeled atrazine and its residues in a field lysimeter soil after 22 years. Environmental Pollution 157: 2126-2131.

Kammann, U., Vobach, M., Wosniok, W., Schaffer, A., and Telscher, M. (2009) Acute toxicity of 353-nonylphenol and its metabolites for zebrafish embryos (vol 16, pg 227, 2009). Environmental Science and Pollution Research 16: 365-365.

Ning, J., Liebich, J., Kastner, M., Zhou, J.Z., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2009) Different influences of DNA purity indices and quantity on PCR-based DGGE and functional gene microarray in soil microbial community study. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 82: 983-993.

Schaeffer, A., Hollert, H., Ratte, H.T., Ross-Nickoll, M., Filser, J., Matthies, M. et al. (2009) An indispensable asset at risk: merits and needs of chemicals-related environmental sciences. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 16: 410-413.

Schmidt, B., Schumacher-Buffel, R., Thiede, B., and Schaffer, A. (2009) Synthesis of 1-N-15,2-C-13 -labeled difloxacin. Monatshefte Fur Chemie 140: 1221-1227.

Wolz, J., Cofalla, C., Hudjetz, S., Roger, S., Brinkmann, M., Schmidt, B. et al. (2009) In search for the ecological and toxicological relevance of sediment re-mobilisation and transport during flood events. Journal of Soils and Sediments 9: 1-5.

 

2008

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., Hommes, G., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Biodegradation: The reason for the inefficiency of small organic acids in chelant-assisted phytoextraction. Water Air and Soil Pollution 195: 177-188.

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., Koerner, A., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Hydrolysed wool: A novel chelating agent for metal chelant-assisted phytoextraction from soil. Chemosphere 72: 525-531.

Jablonowski, N.D., Modler, J., Schaeffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2008) Bioaccessibility of environmentally aged C-14-atrazine residues in an agriculturally used soil and its particle-size aggregates. Environmental Science & Technology 42: 5904-5910.

Jablonowski, N.D., Koeppchen, S., Hofmann, D., Schaeffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2008) Spatial Distribution and Characterization of Long-Term Aged C-14-Labeled Atrazine Residues in Soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56: 9548-9554.

Kouloumbos, V.N., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) Impact of sewage sludge conditioning and dewatering on the fate of nonylphenol in sludge-amended soils. Water Research 42: 3941-3951.

Kouloumbos, V.N., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) The role of sludge conditioning and dewatering in the fate of nonylphenol in sludge-amended soils. Water Science and Technology 57: 329-335.

Lammel, G., Feichter, J., Kurtenbach, R., Wiesen, P., Kreuzig, R., Muller, S. et al. (2008) Environmental chemistry 2007. Nachrichten Aus Der Chemie 56: 346-352.

Liu, Q., Ji, R., Hommes, G., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) Fate of a branched nonylphenol isomer in submerged paddy soils amended with nitrate. Water Research 42: 4802-4808.

Marschner, B., Brodowski, S., Dreves, A., Gleixner, G., Gude, A., Grootes, P.M. et al. (2008) How relevant is recalcitrance for the stabilization of organic matter in soils? Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science-Zeitschrift Fur Pflanzenernahrung Und Bodenkunde 171: 91-110.

Nowak, K.M., Kouloumbos, V.N., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2008) Effect of sludge treatment on the bioaccumulation of nonylphenol in grass grown on sludge-amended soil. Environmental Chemistry Letters 6: 53-58.

Schaffer, A., van den Brink, P., Heimbach, F., Hoy, S., de Jong, F., Rombke, J. et al. (2008) Semi-field methods are a useful tool for the environmental risk assessment of pesticides in soil - Developed on the discussions at the SETAC workshop PERAS, Coimbra, Portugal, October 2007. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 15: 176-177.

Schmidt, B., Ebert, J., Lamshoft, M., Thiede, B., Schumacher-Buffel, R., Ji, R. et al. (2008) Fate in soil of C-14-sulfadiazine residues contained in the manure of young pigs treated with a veterinary antibiotic. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 43: 8-20.

Singh, N., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Sorption-desorption of trinitrotoluene in soils: Effect of saturating metal cations. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 80: 443-446.

Singh, N., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Degradation of trinitrotoluene in contaminated soils as affected by its initial concentrations and its binding to soil organic matter fractions. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 43: 348-356.

Singh, N., Hennecke, D., Hoerner, J., Koerdel, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2008) Mobility and degradation of trinitrotoluene/metabolites in soil columns: Effect of soil organic carbon content. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 43: 682-693.

 

2007

Berns, A.E., Bertmer, M., Schaffer, A., Meier, R.J., Vereecken, H., and Lewandowski, H. (2007) The N-15-CPMAS spectra of simazine and its metabolites: measurements and quantum chemical calculations. European Journal of Soil Science 58: 882-888.

Cirja, M., Zuehlke, S., Ivashechkin, P., Hollender, J., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2007) Behavior of two differently radiolabelled 17 alpha-ethinylestradiols continuously applied to a laboratory-scale membrane bioreactor with adapted industrial activated sludge. Water Research 41: 4403-4412.

Corvini, P.F.X., Meesters, R., Mundt, M., Schaffer, A., Schmidt, B., Schroder, H.F. et al. (2007) Contribution to the detection and identification of oxidation metabolites of nonylphenol in Sphingomonas sp Strain TTNP3. Biodegradation 18: 233-245.

Ebel, M., Evangelou, M.W.H., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) Cyanide phytoremediation by water hyacinths (Eichhornia crassipes). Chemosphere 66: 816-823.

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) Chelate assisted phytoextraction of heavy metals from soil. Effect, mechanism, toxicity, and fate of chelating agents. Chemosphere 68: 989-1003.

Evangelou, M.W.H., Bauer, U., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) The influence of EDDS and EDTA on the uptake of heavy metals of Cd and Cu from soil with tobacco Nicotiana tabacum. Chemosphere 68: 345-353.

Evangelou, M.W.H., Kutschinski-Kloss, S., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2007) Potential of Borago officinalis, Sinapis alba L. and Phacelia boratus for Phytoextraction of Cd and Pb from Soil. Water Air and Soil Pollution 182: 407-416.

Kolvenbach, B., Schlaich, N., Raoui, Z., Prell, J., Zuhlke, S., Schaffer, A. et al. (2007) Degradation pathway of bisphenol A: Does ipso substitution apply to phenols containing a quaternary alpha-carbon structure in the para position? Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 4776-4784.

Li, C., Ji, R., Vinken, R., Honinies, G., Bertmer, M., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2007) Role of dissolved humic acids in the biodegradation of a single isomer of nonylphenol by Sphingomonas sp. Chemosphere 68: 2172-2180.

Liebich, J., Schloter, M., Schaffer, A., Vereecken, H., and Burauel, P. (2007) Degradation and humification of maize straw in soil microcosms inoculated with simple and complex microbial communities. European Journal of Soil Science 58: 141-151.

Ribbert, M., Wolters, A., Barth, S., Stoecker, M., Schaeffer, A., Fischer, R., and Finnern, R. (2007) Immunodetection of Venturia inaequalis ascospores with phage antibodies. Journal of Phytopathology 155: 170-177.

 

2006

Cirja, M., Zuhlke, S., Ivashechkin, P., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2006) Fate of a C-14-labeled nonylphenol isomer in a laboratory-scale membrane bioreactor. Environmental Science & Technology 40: 6131-6136.

Corvini, P.F.X., Schaffer, A., and Schlosser, D. (2006) Microbial degradation of nonylphenol and other alkylphenols - our evolving view. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 72: 223-243.

Corvini, P.F.X., Hollender, J., Ji, R., Schumacher, S., Prell, J., Hommes, G. et al. (2006) The degradation of alpha-quaternary nonylphenol isomers by Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3 involves a type II ipso-substitution mechanism. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 70: 114-122.

Evangelou, M.W.H., Ebel, M., and Schaeffer, A. (2006) Evaluation of the effect of small organic acids on phytoextraction of Cu and Pb from soil with tobacco Nicotiana tabacum. Chemosphere 63: 996-1004.

Li, X.Z., Ji, R., Schaffer, A., and Brune, A. (2006) Mobilization of soil phosphorus during passage through the gut of larvae of Pachnoda ephippiata (Coleoptera : Searabaeidae). Plant and Soil 288: 263-270.

Seidel, B., Alm, M., Peters, R., Kordell, W., and Schaffer, A. (2006) Safety evaluation for a biodiesel process using prion-contaminated animal fat as a source. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 13: 125-130.

 

2005

Berns, A., Vinken, R., Bertmer, M., Breitschwerdt, A., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Use of N-15-depleted artificial compost in bound residue studies. Chemosphere 59: 649-658.

Corvini, P.F.X., Elend, M., Hollender, J., Ji, R., Preiss, A., Vinken, R., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Metabolism of a nonylphenol isomer by Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3. Environmental Chemistry Letters 2: 185-189.

Ji, R., Chen, Z.X., Corvini, P.F.X., Kappler, A., Brune, A., Haider, K., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Synthesis of C-13 - and C-14 -labeled phenolic humus and lignin monomers. Chemosphere 60: 1169-1181.

Telscher, M.J.H., Schuller, U., Schmidt, B., and Schaffer, A. (2005) Occurrence of a nitro metabolite of a defined nonylphenol isomer in soil/sewage sludge mixtures. Environmental Science & Technology 39: 7896-7900.

Vinken, R., Schaffer, A., and Ji, R. (2005) Abiotic association of soil-borne monomeric phenols with humic acids. Organic Geochemistry 36: 583-593.

 

2004

Corvini, P.F.X., Meesters, R.J.W., Schaffer, A., Schroder, H.F., Vinken, R., and Hollender, J. (2004) Degradation of a nonylphenol single isomer by Sphingomonas sp strain TTNP3 leads to a hydroxylation-induced migration product. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 6897-6900.

Ertunc, T., Schmidt, B., Kuhn, H., Bertmer, M., and Schaffer, A. (2004) Investigation on the chemical structure of nonextractable residues of the fungicide cyprodinil in spring wheat using C-13-C1-phenyl-cyprodinil on C-13-depleted plants - An alternative approach to investigation nonextractable residues. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B-Pesticides Food Contaminants and Agricultural Wastes 39: 689-707.

Evangelou, M.W.H., Daghan, H., and Schaeffer, A. (2004) The influence of humic acids on the phytoextraction of cadmium from soil. Chemosphere 57: 207-213.

Ji, R., and Schaffer, A. (2004) Synthesis of uniformly ring-C-14 -labelled 4-hydroxybenzaidehyde, vanillin, and protocatechualdehyde. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals 47: 209-216.

Sapp, M., Ertunc, T., Bringmann, I., Schaffer, A., and Schmidt, B. (2004) Characterization of the bound residues of the fungicide cyprodinil formed in plant cell suspension cultures of wheat. Pest Management Science 60: 65-74.

Vinken, R., Hollrigl-Rosta, A., Schmidt, B., Schaffer, A., and Corvini, P.F.X. (2004) Bioavailability of a nonylphenol in dependence on the association to dissolved humic substances. Water Science and Technology 50: 277-283.

Wolters, A., Leistra, M., Linnemann, V., Klein, M., Schaffer, A., and Vereecken, H. (2004) Pesticide volatilization from plants: Improvement of the PEC model PELMO based on a boundary-layer concept. Environmental Science & Technology 38: 2885-2893.

 

2003

Hartlieb, N., Erturic, T., Schaeffer, A., and Klein, W. (2003) Mineralization, metabolism and formation of non-extractable residues of C-14-labelled organic contaminants during pilot-scale composting of municipal biowaste. Environmental Pollution 126: 83-91.

Hollrigl-Rosta, A., Vinken, R., Lenz, M., and Schaffer, A. (2003) Sorption and dialysis experiments to assess the binding of phenolic xenobiotics to dissolved organic matter in soil. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 746-752.

Liebich, J., Schaffer, A., and Burauel, P. (2003) Structural and functional approach to studying pesticide side-effects on specific soil functions. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 784-790.

Telscher, M., Schaffer, A., and Hollrigl-Rosta, A. (2003) Binding interactions of herbicide metabolites with clay minerals and humic acids in an aqueous system. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 12: 559-564.

Wolters, A., Kromer, T., Linnemann, V., Schaffer, A., and Vereecken, H. (2003) A new tool for laboratory studies on volatilization: Extension of applicability of the photovolatility chamber. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 791-797.

Wolters, A., Linnemann, V., Herbst, M., Klein, M., Schaffer, A., and Vereecken, H. (2003) Pesticide volatilization from soil: Lysimeter measurements versus predictions of European registration models. Journal of Environmental Quality 32: 1183-1193.

 

2002

Ertunc, T., Hartlieb, N., Berns, A., Kliens, W., and Schaeffer, A. (2002) Investigations on the binding mechanism of the herbicide simazine to dissolved organic matter in leachates of compost. Chemosphere 49: 597-604.

Ji, R., and Schaffer, A. (2002) Synthesis of C-13- and C-14-labelled catechol. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals 45: 551-558.

Vinken, R., Schmidt, B., and Schaffer, A. (2002) Synthesis of tertiary C-14-labelled nonylphenol isomers. Journal of Labelled Compounds & Radiopharmaceuticals 45: 1253-1263.

 

2001

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2000

Haider, K., Spiteller, M., Dec, J., and Schäffer, A. (2000) Silylation of soil organic matter. In Soil biochemistry. Bollag, J.-M. (ed). New York: Dekker, pp. 139-170.

 

1999

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1998

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1997

Bollaq, J.M., Dec, J., Haider, K., and Schaffer, A. (1997) Formation of bound residues and their characterization by NMR spectroscopy. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 213: 34-AGRO.

Dec, J., Haider, K., Schaffer, A., Fernandes, E., and Bollag, J.M. (1997) Use of a silylation procedure and C-13-NMR spectroscopy to characterize bound and sequestered residues of cyprodinil in soil. Environmental Science & Technology 31: 2991-2997.

Dec, J., Haider, K., Rangaswamy, V., Schaffer, A., Fernandes, E., and Bollag, J.M. (1997) Formation of soil-bound residues of cyprodinil and their plant uptake. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 45: 514-520.

Dec, J., Haider, K., Benesi, A., Rangaswamy, V., Schaffer, A., Plucken, U., and Bollag, J.M. (1997) Analysis of soil-bound residues of C-13-labeled fungicide cyprodinil by NMR spectroscopy. Environmental Science & Technology 31: 1128-1135.

 

1996

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1995

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1994

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1993

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1992

Messerle, B.A., Schaffer, A., Vasak, M., Kagi, J.H.R., and Wuthrich, K. (1992) COMPARISON OF THE SOLUTION CONFORMATIONS OF HUMAN ZN7 -METALLOTHIONEIN-2 AND CD7 -METALLOTHIONEIN-2 USING NUCLEAR-MAGNETIC-RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY. Journal of Molecular Biology 225: 433-443.

 

1991

Schaffer, A. (1991) ABSORPTION, CIRCULAR-DICHROISM, AND MAGNETIC CIRCULAR-DICHROISM SPECTROSCOPY OF METALLOTHIONEIN. Methods in Enzymology 205: 529-540.

 

1990

Messerle, B.A., Schaffer, A., Vasak, M., Kagi, J.H.R., and Wuthrich, K. (1990) 3-DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURE OF HUMAN (CD7)-CD-113 METALLOTHIONEIN-2 IN SOLUTION DETERMINED BY NUCLEAR-MAGNETIC-RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY. Journal of Molecular Biology 214: 765-779.

Messerle, B.A., Bos, M., Schaffer, A., Vasak, M., Kagi, J.H.R., and Wuthrich, K. (1990) AMIDE PROTON-EXCHANGE IN HUMAN METALLOTHIONEIN-2 MEASURED BY NUCLEAR-MAGNETIC-RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY. Journal of Molecular Biology 214: 781-786.

Sudfeldt, C., Schaffer, A., Kagi, J.H.R., Bogumil, R., Schulz, H.P., Wulff, S., and Witzel, H. (1990) SPECTROSCOPIC STUDIES ON THE METAL-ION-BINDING SITES OF CO-2+-SUBSTITUTED D-XYLOSE ISOMERASE FROM STREPTOMYCES-RUBIGINOSUS. European Journal of Biochemistry 193: 863-871.

 

1989

Schulz, H.P., Bogumil, R., Sudfeldt, C., Wulff, S., Witzel, H., Schaffer, A., and Kagi, J. (1989) STUDIES ON STRUCTURAL AND CATALYTICAL PRINCIPLES OF D-XYLOSE ISOMERASE FROM STREPTOMYCES-ALBUS. Biological Chemistry Hoppe-Seyler 370: 957-958.

 

1988

Bicknell, R., Schaffer, A., Bertini, I., Luchinat, C., Vallee, B.L., and Auld, D.S. (1988) INTERACTION OF ANIONS WITH THE ACTIVE-SITE OF CARBOXYPEPTIDASE-A. Biochemistry 27: 1050-1057.

Kagi, J.H.R., and Schaffer, A. (1988) BIOCHEMISTRY OF METALLOTHIONEIN. Biochemistry 27: 8509-8515.

 

1987

Schaffer, A., Vasak, M., and Kagi, J.H.R. (1987) SPECTROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION OF THIOLATE TRANSITIONS IN METALLOTHIONEIN AND IN A MODEL PEPTIDE. Recueil Des Travaux Chimiques Des Pays-Bas-Journal of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society 106: 186-187.

 

1986

Bicknell, R., Schaffer, A., Waley, S.G., and Auld, D.S. (1986) CHANGES IN THE COORDINATION GEOMETRY OF THE ACTIVE-SITE METAL DURING CATALYSIS OF BENZYLPENICILLIN HYDROLYSIS BY BACILLUS-CEREUS BETA-LACTAMASE-II. Biochemistry 25: 7208-7215.

Krebs, B., Rieskamp, N., and Schaffer, A. (1986) CHLOROSELENATES(IV) - SYNTHESIS, STRUCTURE, AND PROPERTIES OF AS(C6H5)4 2SE2CL10 AND AS(C6H5)4 SE2CL9. Zeitschrift Fur Anorganische Und Allgemeine Chemie 532: 118-130.

Schaffer, A., and Auld, D.S. (1986) ACTIVITY OF COPPER-SUBSTITUTED CARBOXYPEPTIDASE-A TOWARD OLIGOPEPTIDES AND DEPSIPEPTIDES. Biochemistry 25: 2476-2479.

 

1985

Bicknell, R., Schaeffer, A., Auld, D.S., Riordan, J.F., Monnanni, R., and Bertini, I. (1985) PROTEASE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF ZINC-CARBOXYPEPTIDASE-A AND APO-CARBOXYPEPTIDASE-A. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 133: 787-793.

 

1984

Krebs, B., Schaffer, A., and Pohl, S. (1984) BROMOSELENATES(II) - PREPARATION, STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF P(C6H5)4 2SEBR4 AND P(C6H5)4 2SE2BR6. Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung Section B-a Journal of Chemical Sciences 39: 1633-1641.

 

1983

Krebs, B., Hucke, M., Hein, M., and Schaffer, A. (1983) MONOMERIC AND DIMERIC OXOTRIHALOGENOSELENATES(IV) - PREPARATION, STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF AS(C6H5)4 SEOCL3 AND N(C2H5)4 SEOCL3. Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung Section B-a Journal of Chemical Sciences 38: 20-29.

Pohl, S., Schaffer, A., and Krebs, B. (1983) TETRAHALOGENOCHALKOGENATES(II) - CRYSTAL-STRUCTURES WITH THE IONS TECL4(2-), TEBR4(2-), TEI4(2-) AND SEBR4(2-). Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie 162: 180-182.

 

1982

Krebs, B., Hucke, M., and Schaffer, A. (1982) STRUCTURAL CHEMISTRY OF SELENIUM(IV)-OXYGEN-HALOGEN COMPOUNDS. Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie 159: 84-85.

Krebs, B., Schaffer, A., and Hucke, M. (1982) OXOTRIHALOGENOSELENATES(IV) - PREPARATION, STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF P(C6H5)4SEOCL3, P(C6H5)4SEOBR3 AND AS(C6H5)4SEOBR3. Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung Section B-a Journal of Chemical Sciences 37: 1410-1417.