Ronny Lauerwald

Ronny Lauerwald
Biogeochemical Modeling of the Earth System
Dépt. des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Environnement
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Solbosch – CP 160/02
1050 Bruxelles, Belgium


Research interests: Fluvial transport of carbon and nutrients, Biogeochemistry of rivers, CO2 fluxes at the air-water interface, Rock weathering, Global/Regional carbon budgets

Ronny Lauerwald

Short Curriculum Vitae

(Jul 2013 - currently) Post Doctoral Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles (BE) and Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace (FR), funded by LABEX-IPSL and BRIC-ULB
Topic: Modeling of fluvial carbon transport
(Oct 2012 - Jun 2013) Post Doctoral Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles (BE) - EU Project GeoCarbon
Topic: Lateral carbon fluxes and CO2 exchange at the air-water interface in continental waters
(Jan 2012 - Oct. 2012) Post Doctoral Researcher at Univeristät Hamburg (DE) - EU Project GeoCarbon
Topic: Lateral carbon fluxes and CO2 exchange at the air-water interface in continental waters
(Apr 2009-Dec 2011) Ph-D position at Universität Hamburg (DE)
Topic: Rivers in the Silica and Carbon Cycles
(Dec 2008-Jan 2009) Guest Researcher at Universiteit Utrecht (NL)
Topic: Retention of Silica in the Fluvial Network
(May 2008-Mar 2009) Ph-D position at TU Darmstadt (DE)
Topic: Rivers in the Silica and Carbon Cycles


Lauerwald R., Laruelle G. G., Hartmann J., Ciais P., and Regnier P. A. G. (2015): Spatial patterns in CO2 evasion from the global river network, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, 534-554, doi:10.1002/2014GB004941.
Laruelle, G. G., Lauerwald, R., Rotschi, J., Raymond, P. A., Hartmann, J., and Regnier, P. (2015): Seasonal response of air-water CO2 exchange along the land-ocean aquatic continuum of the northeast North American coast. Biogeosciences, 12, 1447-1458.
Laruelle, G.G., Lauerwald, R., Pfeil, B., Regnier, P.A.G. (2014): Regionalized global budget of the CO2 exchange at the air-water interface in continental shelf seas. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1002/2014GB004832.
Hartmann, J., Moosdorf, N., Lauerwald, R., Hinderer, M., West, A.J. (2014): Global chemical weathering and associated P-release - the role of lithology, temperature and soil properties. Chemical Geology 363, 145-163, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.10.025.
Moosdorf, N., Weiss, A., Müller, F., Lauerwald, R., Hartmann, J., Worrall, F.: Salt marshes in the silica budget of the North Sea. Continental Shelf Research 82, 31-36, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2014.04.009.
Raymond, P.A., Hartmann, J., Lauerwald, R., Sobek, S., McDonald, C., Hoover, M., Butman, D., Striegl, R., Mayorga, E., Humborg, C., Kortelainen, P., Dürr, H., Meybeck, M., Ciais, P., and Guth, P. (2013): Global carbon dioxide emissions from inland waters. Nature 503 (7476), 355-359, 2013.
Lauerwald, R., Hartmann, J. ,Moosdorf, N.,Kempe, S. and Raymond, P.A. (2013): What controls the spatial patterns of the riverine carbonate system? - A case study for North America. Chemical Geology 337-338 (2013):114-127, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.11.011.
Lauerwald, R., Hartmann, J., Moosdorf, N., Dürr, H. H., and Kempe, S. (2013): Retention of dissolved silica within the fluvial systems of the conterminous USA. Biogeochemistry, 112(1-3), 637 - 659, doi: 10.1007/s10533-012-9754-8.
Laruelle, G. G., Dürr, H. H., Lauerwald, R., Hartmann, J., Slomp, C. P., Goossens, N., and Regnier, P. A. G. (2013): Global multi-scale segmentation of continental and coastal waters from the watersheds to the continental margins. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2029-2051, doi:10.5194/hess-17-2029-2013.
P. Regnier, P. Friedlingstein, P. Ciais, F. T. Mackenzie, N. Gruber, I. A. Janssens, G. G. Laruelle, R. Lauerwald,, S. Luyssaert, A. J. Andersson, S. Arndt, C. Arnosti, A. V. Borges, A. W. Dale, A. Gallego-Sala, Y. Goddéris, N. Goossens, J. Hartmann, C. Heinze, T. Ilyina, F. Joos, D. E. LaRowe, J. Leifeld, F. J. R. Meysman, G. Munhoven, P. A. Raymond, R. Spahni, P. Suntharalingam and M. Thullner (2013): Anthropogenic perturbation of the carbon fluxes from land to ocean. Nature Geoscience, 6, doi:10.1038/ngeo1830.
Regnier, P., Arndt, S., Goossens, N., Volta, C., Laruelle, G.G., Lauerwald, R., and Hartmann, J. (2013): Modelling Estuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics: From the Local to the Global Scale Aquatic Geochemistry 19(5-6), 591-626, doi: 10.1007/s10498-013-9218-3.
Lauerwald, R., Hartmann, J., Ludwig, W., Moosdorf, N. (2012): Assessing the nonconservative fluvial fluxes of dissolved organic carbon in North America. JGR - Biogeosciences, 117, G01027, doi:10.1029/2011JG001820.
Moosdorf, N., Hartmann, J., Lauerwald, R., Hagedorn, B. and Kempe, S. (2011): Bicarbonate fluxes and CO2 consumption by chemical weathering in North America. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75: 7829-7854.
Moosdorf, N., Hartmann, J. and Lauerwald, R. (2011): Compatibility of space and time for modeling fluvial HCO3- fluxes - A comparison. Applied Geochemistry, 26 (Suppl.): S295-S297.
Moosdorf, N., Hartmann, J. and Lauerwald, R. (2011): Changes in dissolved silica mobilization into river systems draining North America until the period 2081-2100. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 110(1): 31-39.
Jansen, N., Hartmann, J., Lauerwald, R., Dürr, H.H., Kempe, S., Loos, S. and Middelkoop, H. (2010): Dissolved silica mobilization in the conterminous USA. Chemical Geology, 270 (1-4): 90-109.