Moritz Zemann

Dr. rer. nat. Moritz Zemann

  • KIT Campus Süd
    Institut für Wasser und Gewässerentwicklung
    Bereich Wasserwirtschaft und Kulturtechnik
    Geb. 10.63
    Ernst-Gaber-Straße 1
    D-76131 Karlsruhe 

Main areas of work

  • Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
  • Coastal protection
  • Alternative building materials
  • Water quality / pollutants and trace substances in the water cycle

Teaching activities

  • Environmental Physics / Renewable Energies

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications:

Bahr, L., Sievers, J., Zemann, M., Hermann, N.: (2021): Simulation of steam/air leakage through small-scale cracked concrete specimen. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering pp 1-12, https://doi.org/10.1080/19648189.2021.1926335

Zemann, M., N. Herrmann, F. Dehn (2019): Leckageverhalten von gerissenem Beton – eine mehrskalige Betrachtung. Beton- und Stahlbetonbau 114 (12), pp 929-937.

Zemann, M., N. Herrmann, F. Dehn (2019): Calcite formation on steamed concrete surfaces and its potential for sealing cracks. Construction and building materials 203, pp 1-8.

Zemann M., M. Majewsky, L. Wolf (2016): Accumulation of pharmaceuticals in groundwater under arid climate conditions – Results from unsaturated column experiments. Chemosphere 154, pp 463-471.

Grimmeisen, F., M. Zemann, N. Göppert, N. Goldscheider (2016): Weekly variations of discharge and water quality caused by intermittent water supply in an urbanized karst catchment. Journal of Hydrology 537: 157–170.

Zemann, M., L. Wolf, F. Grimmeisen, A. Tiehm, J. Klinger, H. Hotzl and N. Goldscheider (2015): "Tracking changing X-ray contrast media application to an urban-influenced karst aquifer in the Wadi Shueib, Jordan." Environmental Pollution 198: 133-143.

Huebsch, M., F. Grimmeisen, M. Zemann, O. Fenton, K.G. Richards, P. Jordan, A. Sawarieh, P. Blum, N. Goldscheider (2015): Technical note: Field experiences using UV/VIS Sensors for high-resolution monitoring of nitrate in groundwater. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19(4): 1589-1598.

Zemann, M., L. Wolf, A. Pöschko, N. Schmidt, A. Sawarieh, N. Seder, A. Tiehm, H. Hötzl and N. Goldscheider (2014): "Sources and processes affecting the spatio-temporal distribution of pharmaceuticals and X-ray contrast media in the water resources of the Lower Jordan Valley, Jordan." Science of the Total Environment 488–489(0): 100-114.

Wolf, L., C. Zwiener and M. Zemann (2012): "Tracking artificial sweeteners and pharmaceuticals introduced into urban groundwater by leaking sewer networks." Science of the Total Environment 430: 8-19.

Tiehm, A., N. Schmidt, P. Lipp, C. Zawadsky, A. Marei, N. Seder, M. Ghanem, S. Paris, M. Zemann and L. Wolf (2011): "Consideration of emerging pollutants in groundwater-based reuse concepts." Water Science and Technology 66(6): 1270-1276.

 

Conference proceedings:

N. Nguyet-Minh, D. Cong-San, D. Van-Duong, L. Xuan-Tu, F. Nestmann, M. Zemann, V. H. Thai-Duong, T. Cong-Dan (2019): Evaluating the Effectiveness of Existing Coastal Protection Measures in Mekong Delta. Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coastlines (APAC 2019), Hanoi, Vietnam, pp 1419-1429.

L. Bahr, J. Sievers, N. Herrmann, M. Zemann (2019):  Coupled Fluid-structure Simulation Of Air-steam Leakage In Small-scale Concrete Specimens . Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in ReactorTechnology (SMiRT 25), Charlotte, USA, 4-9 August 2019.

Bahr, L., J. Sievers, M. Zemann, N. Herrmann (2018): Investigations on leakage experiments with small-scale cracked concrete specimens including fluid structure interaction. Proceedings of TINCE 2018 – Technological Innovations in Nuclear Civil Engineering, Paris-Saclay, France, 29-31. August, 2018.

Zemann, M., N. Herrmann, K. Willers, L. Gerlach, H. Müller (2017): Cracks in concrete containment – Comparing the self-healing potential under variable air and steam loads between real scale and laboratory scale. Proceedings of SMiRT-24 BEXCO, Busan, Korea - August 20-25, 2017.

Zemann, M., L. Wolf, M. Majewsky, F. Grimmeisen, A. Tiehm, H. Hötzl, N. Goldscheider (2016): Untersuchungen zum Umweltverhalten und der potentiellen Anreicherung von pharmazeutischen Spurenstoffen im Grundwasser unter semi-ariden Klimabedingungen. Grundwasser - Mensch - Ökosysteme : 25. Tagung der Fachsektion Hydrogeologie in der DGGV 2016, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), 13.-17. April 2016. Hrsg.: P. Blum

Grimmeisen, F., A. Sawarieh, M. Zemann; J. Klinger, N. Göppert, N. Goldscheider (2014): Water quality monitoring for groundwater protection in urban karst aquifers in a semi-arid climate. International Conference and Field Seminar 'Karst without Boundaries', Trebinje & Dubrovnik, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June 11-15, 2014.

Zemann, M., L. Wolf, A. Sawarieh, W. Ali, H. Hötzl (2009): Infiltration of mixtures of treated wastewater and spring water into coarse alluvial sediments: Hydraulic and hydrochemical observations at a test site for artificial recharge in the Wadi Kafrein, Jordan. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on "Water Resources Conservation and Risk Reduction Under Climatic Instability", Limassol, Cyprus, 25 - 27 June, 2009.

Wolf, L., A. Pöschko, M. Zemann, H. Werz, A. Sawarieh, N. Seder, M. Stieber, F. Sacher and A. Tiehm (2009): "Understanding occurrence of xenobiotics in closed river basins, examples from the Jordan Valley." International Conference on Xenobiotics in the Urban Water Cycle (XENOWAC), Paphos, Cyprus, 11 – 13. March, 2009.

 

Thesis:

Zemann, M. (2017): Fate and behavior of pharmaceuticals in groundwater of arid and semi-arid climates - examples from the lower Jordan Valley. Dissertation, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), 2016. DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000067596.

Zemann, M. (2008): Artificial recharge tests at an infiltration basin in the Wadi Kafrein, Jordan. Diplomarbeit (unveröffentlicht), Universität Karlsruhe (TH).

Memberships

Member of the Hydrogeology Section of the German Geological Society (FH-DGGV)

Career

2001 – 2008

University of Karlsruhe (TH) Studies of Geoecology

2008 - 2014

Research associate at the Institute of Applied Geosciences (Department of Hydrogeology) of KIT

2014 - 2018

Research associate at the Materials Testing Institute (Department of Physics and Chemistry of Building Materials) of KIT

2016

PhD at the Faculty of Civil, Geo- and Environmental Sciences of KIT

since 2019

Research associate at the Institute for Water and Watercourse Development (IWK) of KIT