Head of working group

Prof. Dr. Gudrun Massmann


AG Hydrogeologie/ Landschaftswasserhaushalt 
IBU, Fk. V, Gebäude A1 
Carl von Ossietzky Universität 
D-26111 Oldenburg


Renate Kettmann 
Raum: A1 1-130 
Tel.: ++49 (0) 441 / 798 - 4236 
Fax: ++49 (0) 441 / 798 -3769 

Publications Greskowiak

Dr. Janek Greskowiak

Publications in journals (peer-reviewed)

50. Karakurt-Fischer, S, Sanz-Prat, A., Greskowiak, J., Ergh, M., Gerdes, H., Massmann, G., Ederer, J., Regnery, J., Hübner, U. , Drewes, J.E. (2020). Developing a novel biofiltration treatment system by coupling high-rate infiltration trench technology with a plug-flow porous-media bioreactor. Science of the Total Environment 722, 137890

49. Sanz-Prat, A., Greskowiak, J., Burke, V., Rivera Villareyes, C.A., Krause, J., Monninkhoff, B., Sperlich, A., Schimmelpfennig, S., Duennbier, U., Massmann, G. (in press). A model-based analysis of the reactive transport behaviour of 37 trace organic compounds during field-scale bank filtration. Water Research.

48. Seibert, S.L., Böttcher, M.E., Schubert, F., Pollmann, T., Giani, L., Tsukamoto, S., Frechen, M., Freund, H., Waska, Simon, H.H., Holt, T., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2019). Iron sulfide formation in young and rapidly-deposited permeable sands at the land-sea transition zone. Science of the Total Environment 649, 264-283

47. Holt, T., Greskowiak, J., Seibert, S., Massmann, G. (2019). Modeling the evolution of a freshwater lens under highly dynamic conditions on a currently developing barrier island. Geofluids, Article ID 9484657,

46. Waska H., Greskowiak J., Ahrens J., Beck M., Ahmerkamp S., Böning P., Brumsack H.J., Degenhardt J., Ehlert C., Engelen, B., Grünenbaum N., Holtappels M., Pahnke K., Marchant H.K., Massmann G., Meier D., Schnetger B., Schwalfenberg K., Simon H., Vandieken V., Zielinski O. and Dittmar T. (in press). Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Pore Water Chemistry in the Inter-Tidal Zone of a High Energy Beach. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:154.

45. Seibert, S.L., Böttcher, M.E., Schubert, F., Pollmann, T., Giani, L., Tsukamoto, S., Frechen, M., Freund, H., Waska, Simon, H.H., Holt, T., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2019). Iron sulfide formation in young and rapidly-deposited permeable sands at the land-sea transition zone. Science of the Total Environment 649, 264-283.

44. Burke, V., Schneider, L., Greskowiak, J., Zerball-van Baar, P., Sperlich, A., Dünnbier, U., Massmann, G. (2018). Trace organic removal during river bank filtration for two types of sediment. Water 10, 1736.

43. Seibert, S.L., Holt, T., Reckhardt, A., Ahrens, J., Beck, M., Pollmann., T., Giani, L., Waska, H., Böttcher, M.E., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2018). Hydrochemical evolution of a freshwater lens below a barrier island (Spiekeroog, Germany): The role of carbonate mineral reactions, cation exchange and redox processes. Appl. Geochem. 92, 186-208

42. Holt,T., Seibert, S. L., Greskowiak, J., Freund, H., Massmann, G. (2017). Impact of storm tides and inundation frequency on water table salinity and vegetation on a juvenile barrier island. Journal of Hydrology 554: 666-679

41. Greskowiak, J., Hamann, E., Burke, V., Massmann, G. (2017). The uncertainty of biodegradation rate constants of emerging organic compounds in soil and groundwater - A compilation of literature values for 82 substances. Water Research 126, 122-133

40. Reckhardt, A., Beck, M., Greskowiak, J., Schnetger, B., Böttcher, M. E., Gehre, M., Brumsack, H.-J. (2017), Cycling of redox-sensitive elements in a sandy subterranean estuary of the southern North Sea, Marine Chemistry,188, 6-17

39. Beck, M, Reckhardt, A., Amelsberg, J., Bartholomä, A., Brumsack, H.-J., Cypionka, H., Dittmar, T., Engelen, B., Greskowiak, J., Hillebrand, H., Holtappels, M., Neuholz, R., Köster, J., Kuypers, M.M., Massmann, G., Meier, D., Niggemann, J., Paffrath, R., Pahnke, K., Rovo, S., Striebel, M., Vandieken, V., Wehrmann, A., Zielinski, O. (2017), The drivers of biogeochemistry in beach ecosystems: A cross-shore transect from the dunes to the low water line, Marine Chemistry, 190, 35-50.

38. Burke, V., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2017). Redox and Temperature Dependent Attenuation of Twenty Organic Micropollutants - A Systematic Column Study. Water Environment Research 89(2), 155-167

37. Nham, H.T.T., Greskowiak, J., Hamann, E., Meffe, R., Hass, U., Massmann, G. (2016), Long-term transport behavior of psychoactive compounds in sewage-affected groundwater, Grundwasser, 21(4):321-332.

36. Ehlert, C., Reckhardt, A., Greskowiak, J., Liguori, B.T.P, Böning, P., Paffrath, R., Brumsack, H.-J., Pahnke, K. (2016),  Transformation of silicon in a sandy beach ecosystem: Insights from stable silicon isotopes from fresh and saline groundwaters, Chemical Geology, 440, 207-218.

35. Burke, V., Richter, D., Greskowiak, J., Mehrtens, A., Schulz, L., Massmann, G. (2016), Occurrence of Antibiotics in Surface and  Groundwater of a Drinking Water Catchment Area, Water Environment Research, 88 (7), 652-659.

34. Hamann, E., Stuyfzand, P.J., Greskowiak, J., Timmer, H., Massmann, G. (2016), The fate of organic micropollutants during long-term/long-distance river bank filtration, Science of the Total Environment, 545-546: 629-640.

33. Henzler, A., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2016), Seasonality of temperatures and redox zonations during bank filtration - A modeling approach, Journal of Hydrology, 535: 282-292.

32. Seidel, M., Beck, M., Greskowiak, J., Riedel, T., Waska, H., Suryaputra, I.G.N.A., Schnetger, B., Niggemann, J., Simon, M., Dittmar, T. (2015): Benthic-pelagic coupling of nutrients and dissolved organic matter composition in an intertidal sandy beach, Marine Chemistry, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2015.08.011.

31. Sengör, S.S., Mayer, K.U., Greskowiak, J., Wanner, C., Su, D., Prommer, H. (2015): A reactive transport benchmark on modeling biogenic uraninite re-oxidation by Fe(III)-(hydr)oxides, Comp. Geosci., 19: 569-583.

30. Nham, H.T.T., Greskowiak, J., Nödler, K., Rahman, M.A., Spachos. T., Rusteberg, B., Massmann, G., Sauter, M., Licha, T. (2015): Modeling the transport behavior of 16 emerging organic contaminants during soil aquifer treatment. Science of the Total Environment. 514: 450-458

29. Greskowiak, J., Gwo, J., Jacques, D., Yin, J., and Mayer, K.U. (2015): A benchmark for multi-rate surface complexation and 1D dual-domain multi-component reactive transport of U(VI), Comput. Geosci., DOI: 10.1007/s10596-014-9457-4

28. Molins, S., Greskowiak, J., Wanner, C., Mayer, K. U. (2015): A benchmark for microbially mediated chromium reduction under denitrifying conditions in a biostimulation column experiment, Computational Geosciences, DOI: 10.1007/s10596-014-9432-0

27. Röper, T., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2015): Instabilities of submarine groundwater discharge under tidal forcing, Limnol. Oceanogr. 60(1): 22-28

26. Greskowiak, J. (2014): Tide-induced salt-fingering flow during submarine groundwater discharge, Geophys. Res. Let., doi: 10.1002/2014GL061184

25. Burke, V., Greskowiak, J., Asmuß, T., Bremermann, R., Taute, T., Massmann, G. (2014): Temperature dependent redox zonation and attenuation of wastewater-derived organic micropollutants in the hyporheic zone, Sci. Tot. Environ., 482-483: 53-61

24. Ma, R., C. Zheng, C. Liu, J. Greskowiak, H. Prommer, and J. M. Zachara (2014), Assessment of controlling processes for field-scale uranium reactive transport under highly transient flow conditions, Water Resour. Res., 50, 1006-1024

23. Röper, T., Greskowiak J., Massmann, G. (2014): Detecting small-scale groundwater discharge springs using handheld thermal infrared imagery, Groundwater, 52(6), 936-942

22. Henzler, A.F., Greskowiak J., Massmann, G. (2014): Modeling the fate of organic micropollutants during river bank filtration (Berlin, Germany), J. Cont. Hydrol., 156, 78-92

21. Ma, R., Liu, C., Greskowiak, J., Prommer, H., Zachara, J., Zheng, C. (2014): Influence of calcite on uranium(VI) reactive transport in the groundwater-river mixing zone, J. Cont. Hydrol.,156, 27-37

20. Burke, V., Treumann, S., Duennbier, U., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2013): Sorption behavior of 20 wastewater originated micropollutants in groundwater - Column experiments with pharmaceutical residues and industrial agents, J. Cont. Hydrol., 154, 29-41.

19. Burke, V., Richter, D., Hass, U., Duennbier, U., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2013): Redox dependent removal of 27 organic trace pollutants - Compilation of results from tank aeration experiments, Environ. Earth Sci., doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2762-8

18. Zhang, Y., Prommer, H., Broers, H.-P., Slomp, C.P., Greskowiak J., van der Grift, B., and Van Cappellen, P. (2013), Model-based integration and analysis of biogeochemical and isotopic dynamics in a nitrate-polluted pyritic aquifer, Environ. Sci. Technol. ,47, 10415-10422

17. Meffe, R., Kohfahl, C., Hamann, E., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G., Dünnbier, U., Pekdeger, A. (2013): Fate of para-toluenesulfonamide (p-TSA) in groundwater under anoxic conditions: modelling results from a field site in Berlin (Germany), Environ. Sci. Poll. Res., DOI: 10.1007/s11356-013-1902-8.

16. Röper, T., Greskowiak, J., Freund, H., Massmann, G. (2013): Freshwater lens formation below juvenile dunes on a barrier island (Spiekeroog, Northwest Germany), Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 121-122, 40-50.

15. Greskowiak, J., Röper, T., Post, V.E.A. (2013): Closed-Form Approximations for Two-Dimensional Groundwater Age Patterns in a Fresh Water Lens. Ground Water, 51(4), 629-634.

14. Röper, T., Kröger, K.F., Meyer, H., Sültenfuß, J., Greskowiak, J., Massmann, G. (2012). Groundwater ages, recharge conditions and hydrochemical evolution of a barrier island freshwater lens (Spiekeroog, Northern Germany). J. Hydrol., 454, 173-186.

13. Martens, E., Zhang, H., Prommer, P., Greskowiak, J., Jeffrey, M., Roberts, P. (2012). In situ recovery of gold: Column leaching experiments and reactive transport modeling, Hydrometallurgy, 125, 6-23.

12. Sharma, L., Greskowiak, J., Ray, C., Eckert, P., Prommer, H. (2012). Elucidating temperature effects on seasonal variations of biogeochemical turnover rates during riverbank filtration, J. Hydrol., 428, 104-115.

11. Greskowiak, J., Hay, M. B., Prommer, H., Liu, C., Post, V.E.A., Ma, R., Davis, J. A., Zheng, C., Zachara, J. M. (2011). Simulating adsorption of U(VI) under transient groundwater flow and hydrochemistry - Physical versus chemical non-equilibrium model, Water Resour. Res., 47, W08501, doi:10.1029/2010WR010118

10. Yin, J., R. Haggerty, D. L. Stoliker, D. B. Kent, J. D. Istok, J. Greskowiak, and J. M. Zachara (2011). Transient groundwater chemistry near a river: Effects on U(VI) transport in laboratory column experiments, Water Resour. Res., 46, W09509, doi:10.1029/2009WR008781

9. Herold, M., Greskowiak, J., Ptak, T., Prommer, H. (2010). Modelling of an enhanced PAH attenuation experiment and associated biogeochemical changes at a former gasworks site in southern Germany, J. Cont. Hydrol., 119, 99-112.

8. Descourvieres, C., Prommer, H., Oldham, C., Greskowiak, J., Hartog, N. (2010). Kinetic Reaction Modeling Framework for Identifying and Quantifying Reductant Reactivity in Heterogeneous Aquifer Sediments, Environ. Sci. Technol., 44(17), 6698-6705, doi: 10.1021/es101661u.

7. Greskowiak, J., Prommer, H., Liu, C., Post, V.E.A., Ma, R., Zheng, C., Zachara, J. M. (2010), Comparison of parameter sensitivities between a laboratory and field scale model of uranium transport in a dual domain, distributed-rate reactive system, Water Resour. Res., W09509, doi:10.1029/2009WR008781.

6. Ma, R., Zheng C., Prommer, H.,Greskowiak, J., Liu, C., Zachara, J. M., and Rockhold, M. L. (2010). A Field-Scale Reactive Transport Model for U(VI) Migration Influenced by Coupled Multi-Rate Mass Transfer and Surface Complexation Reactions, Water Resour. Res., 46, W05509, doi:10.1029/2009WR008168.

5. Kohfahl, C., Greskowiak, J., and Pekdeger, A. (2007). Effective diffusion and microbiologic activity as constraints describing pyrite oxidation in abandoned lignite mines, Applied Geochemistry, 22(1), 1-16.

4. Greskowiak, J., Prommer, H., Massmann, Nützmann G. (2006). Modeling Seasonal Redox Dynamics and the Corresponding Fate of the Pharmaceutical Residue Phenazone During Artificial Recharge of Groundwater, Environ. Sci. Technol., 40(21), 6615-6621.

3. Massmann, G., Greskowiak, J., Dünnbier U., Zuehlke, S., Knappe A., Pekdeger A., (2006). The impact of variable temperatures on the redox conditions and the behaviour of pharmaceutical residues during artificial recharge, Journal of Hydrology, 328(1-2), 141-156.

2. Greskowiak, J., Prommer, H., Vanderzalm, J., Pavelic, P., Dillon, P., (2005). Modelling of carbon cycling and biogeochemical changes during injection and recovery of reclaimed water at Bolivar, South Australia, Water Resour. Res., 41(10), W10418, doi:10.1029/2005WR004095.

1. Greskowiak, J., Prommer, H., Massmann, G., Johnston, C. D., Nützmann G., Pekdeger, A. (2005). The impact of variably saturated conditions on the hydrochemistry during artificial recharge of groundwater, Applied Geochemistry, 20(7), 1409-1426.

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