Personal profile:

Ms. Anke Westphal

Section 5.3: Geomicrobiology

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Hermannswerder
Building H 16, room -
14473 Potsdam
e-mail: anke.westphal(at)gfz-potsdam.de

Publications

About the person

Research Interests:

  • Improvement of process understanding of geothermal plants
  • Microbially induced corrosion and scaling in geothermal plants during different plant operation modes
  • Influences of scaling and corrosion inhibitors on the microbial community in geothermal plants
  • Adaption of the microbial biocenosis on the geothermal use of the shallow subsurface as well as on the materials storage in the shallow and deep underground

Career:

since 09/2010           PhD student at GFZ  German Research Centre for Geosciences
                          
04/2009 – 08/2010    Research assistant at GFZ  German Research Centre for Geosciences

Education:


04/2007 – 03/2009     Geoecology studies at Potsdam University
10/2001 – 07/2005

02/2007 – 03/2008     Diploma thesis at Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research

Projects:

MiProTherm
Angus+
Thermoinhibitor