M. Sc. David Uhlig

David Uhlig
M. Sc. David Uhlig
Building E, Room 355
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-28601
+49 331 288-2852

Function and Responsibilities:

  • PhD student in Earth Surface Geochemistry
  • Supervision of the M.Sc. thesis from René Kapannusch

Research Interests:

  • Geochemistry of the Earth surface
  • using stable metal isotopes to trace processes in the Critical Zone
  • tracking the pathway of metal nutrients in forest ecosystems
  • using Mg isotopes as biogenic weathering tracer
  • using radiogenic strontium as source tracer
  • using meteoric and in-situ10Be to quantify processes at the Earth surface


  •  2013: M. Sc., Geological Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin

Title of M. Sc. thesis: Magnesium and it’s isotopes in the Sierra Nevada (California) - Isotope fractionation in the weathering zone

  •  2010: B. Sc., Geological Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin

Title of B. Sc. thesis: The isotopic composition of Lithium of surface- and groundwater in the Panke-Valley in the NE of Berlin


  • DFG (SPP 1685) “Ecosystem Nutrition: Forest Strategies for Limited Phosphorus Resources”

“Isotope geochemical determination of phosphorus weathering sources and fluxes in forest ecosystems”


GeoBremen 2017: Student Poster Award 1 st Price
12th PhD Day: Best EGU Talk
11th PhD Day: 2nd best A0 Poster