Dr. Heiko Woith

Helmholtzstraße 6/7
Building H 7, Room 209
14467 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1234
+49 331 288-1204

Function and Responsibilities:


Research Interests:

Interaction between earthquakes and fluids

Bubbles in natural (and artificial…) fluids

Radon as hydrogeological tracer


since 1992 GFZ-Potsdam: Hydrogeological studies on thermal and mineral waters in earthquake areas.

1986-1992 Institute for Geophysics, Kiel: Radon soil air and groundwater investigations in the frame of the Turkish-German Research Project on Earthquake Research


1996 PhD Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel: „Spatial and temporal variations of radon in ground air and ground water within the Mudurnu Valley, NW-Turkey. A contribution to the Turkish-German Joint Project on Earthquake Research”

1985 Diploma in Geology, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel: „Marine Mikrofauna (Foraminiferen und Ostracoden) aus dem Neogen Kythiras/Griechenland“


MED-SUV (EU/FP7 supersite project; since 01.06.2013):
- fluid monitoring Solfatara/Campi Fleigrei
- lab experiments (BubbleLab)
- passive seismic noise measurements at Solfatara

MARsite (EU/FP7 supersite project; since 01.11.2012):
- improvement of continuous fluid monitoring systems