Dr. Felicia Linke










Advanced Water Treatment

Curriculum Vitae

since 2024 Post-Doc at the Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering, Technical University of Munich
2023 PhD in Hydrology (Dr. rer.nat), Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg. Topic: „Entry pathways of biocides from facades to groundwater”
2019-2023 Scientific Employee at the Chair of Hydrology, University of Freiburg. 
2016-2018 M.Sc. in Hydrology at University of Freiburg, Germany
07/2018-11/2018 Research Stay at Chair in Water Management and Policy, University of California, Davis (USA).
2013-2016 B.Sc. Geography at University of Heidelberg, Germany
09/2015-02/2016 Semester abroad Geography, University of Granada (Spain), funded by Coimbra Group

Research Interests

  • Groundwater pollution
  • Water and solute transport in soils
  • Water quality and water reuse
  • Urban stormwater management
  • Hydrological processes


Linke, F., Olsson, O., Schnarr, L., Kümmerer, K., Preusser, F., Bork, M., Leistert, H., and Lange, J.: Discharge and fate of biocide residuals to ephemeral stormwater retention pond sediments, Hydrology Research, doi:10.2166/nh.2022.075, 2022.

Linke, F., Olsson, O., Preusser, F., Kümmerer, K., Schnarr, L., Bork, M., and Lange, J.: Sources and pathways of biocides and their transformation products in urban storm water infrastructure of a 2 ha urban district, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 4495–4512, doi:10.5194/hess-25-4495-2021, 2021.

Linke, F.

, Edun, O., Junginer, T., Payraudeau, S., Preusser, F., Imfeld, G., Lange, J.: Biocides in soils of urban stormwater infiltration systems – indications of non-point and point source inputs. Water Air Soil Pollut 234, 586 (2023). doi.org/10.1007/s11270-023-06613-0

van Hateren, T. C., Jongen, H., Al-Zawaidah, H., Beemster, J. G.W. , Boekee, J., Bogerd, L., Gao, S., Kannen, C., van Meerveld, I., de Lange, S.I., Linke, F., Pinto, R. B. , J.O.E. Remmers, Ruijsch, J., Rusli, S. R.,van de Vijsel, R., Aerts, J. P. M., Agoungbome, S. M. D. , Anys, M., Ramírez, S.B., van Emmerik, T., Gallitelli, L., Gesualdo, G., Gonzalez Otero, W., Hanus,S., He,Z., Hoffmeister, S., Imhoff, R., Kerlin, T., Meshram, S., Meyer, J., Meyer Oliveira, A., Müller, A.C.T., Nijzink, R., Scheller, M., Schreyers, L., Sehgal, D., Tasseron, P., Teuling, A. J., Trevisson, M., Waldschläger, K., Walraven, B., Wannasin, C., Wienhöfer, J., Zander, M., Zhang, S., Zhou, J., Zomer, J.Y., Zwartendijk, B.W.: Where should hydrology go? An early career perspective on the next IAHS Scientific Decade: 2023-2032, Hydrological Sciences Journal, doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2023.2170754, 2023.

Conference Papers / Poster

Linke, F., Zimmermann, F., and Lange, J.: Biocides in urban groundwater – modeling entry pathways at a district level, EGU General Assembly 2024, Vienna, Austria, 14–19 Apr 2024, EGU24-12147, 2024.

Linke, F., Edun, O., Junginger, T., Payraudeau, S., Preusser, F., Imfeld, G., Lange, J.: Point and non-point sources of urban biocides in sediments from stormwater infiltration facilities, SETAC Europe 33rd Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 30 Apr - 4 May 2023, europe2023.setac.org, 2023.

Linke, F., Zimmermann, F., and Lange, J.: Modeling large-scale biocide transfer to urban groundwater, EGU General Assembly 2023, Vienna, Austria, 24–28 Apr 2023, EGU23-11841, doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu23-11841, 2023.

Linke, F., Preusser, F., Lange, J.; Biocides from buildings to urban swale sediments – does terbutryn accumulate in swales?, 11th European Conference on Pesticides and Related Organic Micropollutants in the Environment & 17th Symposium on Chemistry and Fate of Modern Pesticides, Ioannina, Greece, 23-26 June 2022, pesticides2022.gr, 2022.

Linke, F., Schnarr, L., Olsson, O., Kümmerer, K., Preusser, F., Leistert, H., Bork, M., and Lange, J.: Measuring and modeling biocide entry from facades in urban swale sediment, EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, EGU22-4334, doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu22-4334, 2022.

Linke, F., Olsson, O., Preusser, F., Kümmerer, K., Schnarr, L., and Lange, J.: Sources and pathways of biocides and their transformation products in 2ha urban district, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-5485, doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-5485, 2021.