Katrin Kohnert

+49 (0)33082 69953

Alte Fischerhütte 2
OT Neuglobsow
16775 Stechlin


Within the project CONNECT I study greenhouse gas fluxes using:

  • the chamber method
  • an eddy-covariance tower
  • airborne eddy-covariance
  • since 2019: Postdoctoral Researcher at Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Stechlin, Germany and Guest Scientist at GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
  • 2013 - 2018: PhD student, Topic: Spatial patterns in methane emissions from Arctic permafrost, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
  • 2016: Shortterm scholarship for PhD students (DAAD), Visiting PhD student, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 2015 - 2016: Member of the PhD representatives, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
  • 2012 - 2013: Master thesis, Micrometeorology, University of Bayreuth and Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 2012: Semester abroad, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 2010 - 2013: Master studies in Global Change Ecology (M.Sc.), University of Bayreuth
  • 2007 - 2010: Bachelor studies in Geoecology (B.Sc.), University of Bayreuth


Connectivity and synchronisation of lake ecosystems in space and time
Contact person
Stella A. Berger
Sabine Wollrab
(Dept. 1) Ecohydrology
(Dept. 3) Experimental Limnology

Hartmann, J., Gehrmann, M., Kohnert, K., Metzger, S., and Sachs, T. (2018). New calibration procedures for airborne turbulence measurements and accuracy of the methane fluxes during the AirMeth campaigns. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11, 4567-4581, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-4567-2018.

Serafimovich, A., Metzger, S., Hartmann, J., Kohnert, K., Zona, D., Sachs, T. (2018). Upscaling surface energy fluxes over the North Slope of Alaska using airborne eddy-covariance measurements and environmental response functions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 10007-10023, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-10007-2018.

Kohnert, K., Juhls, B., Muster, S., Antonova, S., Serafimovich, A., Metzger, S., Hartmann, J., Sachs, T. (2018). Toward Understanding the Contribution of Waterbodies to the Methane Emissions of a Permafrost Landscape on a Regional Scale – A Case Study from the Mackenzie Delta, Canada. Global Change Biology, 24(9), 3976-3989, https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14289.

Lampert, A., Hartmann, J., Pätzold, F., Lobitz, L., Hecker, P., Kohnert, K., Larmanou, E., Serafimovich, A., Sachs, T. (2018). Comparison of the fast Lyman-Alpha and LICOR hygrometers for measuring airborne turbulent fluctuations. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11, 2523-2536, https.//doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2523-2018. 

Kohnert, K., Serafimovich, A., Metzger, S., Hartmann, J., Sachs, T. (2017). Strong geologic methane emissions from discontinuous terrestrial permafrost in the Mackenzie Delta, Canada. Scientific Reports, 7, 5828, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-05783-2.

Eder, F., De Roo, F., Kohnert, K., Desjardins, R.L., Schmid, H.P., Mauder, M. (2014). Evaluation of Two Energy Balance Closure Parametrizations, Boundary Layer Meteorology, 151, 195-219, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-013-9904-0.

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