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Frederick Büks

Frederick Büks
Lupe

Environmental Engineer (Diploma), PhD

Room: BH 1006

Phone: +49 (0)30 - 314-27383
Fax: +49 (0)30 - 314-73548

Career Progression

seit 01/2021 Researcher at the Department of Soil Science at Technischen Universität Berlin within the "Feed the Soil, not the Plant" joint project.
since 02/2018 Research Associate at the Department of Soil Science at Technischen Universität Berlin within the ENSURE joint project, part of the BMBF research initiative "Plastik in der Umwelt".
01/2019-12/2019 Research Associate at the Department of Soil Science at Technischen Universität Berlin within the KalKo joint project, WP2 - Stabilization mechanisms of organic matter in forest soils.
05/2017-11/2017 Organization of the NIFLUM International Expert Workshop on Nitrogen Flux Method Evaluation at Technischen Universität Berlin by order of the Federal Environment Agency (UBA).
08/2012-12/2016 Research Associate at the Department of Soil Science at Technischen Universität Berlin in the SAW research project Biochar in Agriculture - Perspectives for Germany and Malaysia.
06/2011-12/2011 Student assistant at Alfred Wegener Institut for Polar- and Marine Research Potsdam (AWI): Characterization of bacterial strains of a glacial area.
02/2011-06/2011 Student assistant at German Research Centre for Geosciences Potsdam (GFZ): Extraction of bacterial and archaean biomarkers from seberian permafrost drill cores.
03/2009-12/2011 Tutor of the students' workshop Integral Environmental Protection at Technischen Universität Berlin.
10/2004-06/2012 Studies of Environmental Engineering at Technischen Universität Berlin.

Publications (peer reviewed)

  • Büks, F., Kayser, G., Zieger, A., Lang, F., and Kaupenjohann, M. (2021): Particles under stress: ultrasonication causes size and recovery rate artifacts with soil-derived POM but not with microplastics, Biogeosciences, 18, 159–167, 2021.
    DOI: 10.5194/bg-2020-204
  • Büks, F. and Kaupenjohann, M. (2020): Global concentrations of microplastic in soils, a review, SOIL, 6, 649–662, 2020.
    DOI: 10.5194/soil-6-649-2020
  • Cavael, U., Tost., P., Diehl, K., Büks, F. and Lentzsch, P. (2020): Correlations of Soil Fungi, Soil Structure and Tree Vigour on an Apple Orchard with Replant Soil, Soil Syst. 2020, 4(4), 70.
    DOI: 10.5194/10.3390/soilsystems4040070
  • Büks, F., van Schaik, L. and Kaupenjohann, M. (2020): Mikroplastik aus Klärschlämmen hat das Potenzial, Bodenleben zu schädigen, Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft, 09/2020, 471–476.
    DOI: 10.3243/kwe2020.09.001
  • Büks, F., van Schaik, L. and Kaupenjohann, M. (2020): What do we know about how the terrestrial multicellular soil fauna reacts to microplastic? SOIL, 2, 499–509.
    DOI: 10.5194/soil-6-245-2020
  • Graf-Rosenfellner, M., Kayser, G., Guggenberger, G., Kaiser, K., Büks, F., Kaiser, M., Mueller, C.W., Schrumpf, M., Rennert, T., Welp, G., Lang, F. (2018): Replicability of aggregate disruption by sonication—an inter‐laboratory test using three different soils from Germany, J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 2018, 000, 1–11.
    DOI: 10.1002/jpln.201800152
  • Büks, F. and Kaupenjohann, M. (2016): Enzymatic biofilm digestion in soil aggregates facilitates the release of particulate organic matter by sonication, SOIL, 2, 499–509.
    DOI: 10.5194/soil-2-499-2016
  • Büks, F., Rebensburg, P., Lentzsch, P., and Kaupenjohann, M. (suspended): Two different microbial communities did not cause differences in occlusion of particulate organic matter in a sandy agricultural soil. SOIL Discuss.
    DOI: 10.5194/soil-2016-73

Conference proceedings

  • Büks, F.: Mikroplastik im Boden - Eintragspfade, Konzentrationen, Bodengesundheit. Innovationsforum Techtextile Nachhaltigkeit, Chemnitz, 23.-24.9.2021
  • Büks, F.: Effects of Microplastics on Soil Animals. International Web Conference - Microplastics in Soils, 9.-10.9.2020
  • Büks, F., van Schaik, L. and Kaupenjohann, M.: What do we know about how the terrestrial multicellular soil fauna reacts to microplastic? - A graphic novel abstract. EGU General Assembly 4.-8.5.2020
  • Büks, F., Zieger, A., Kaupenjohann, M.: POM unter Stress: Partikelgrößenartefakte bei der Ultraschalldispergierung Tagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, Bern, 24.-29.8.2019.
  • Büks, F., Reger, P., Rueß, L., Kaupenjohann, M.: Effects of motion and feeding of the nematode Acrobeloides buetschlii on aggregate stability in a sandy agricultural soil. Tagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft, München, 5.-10.9.2015.
  • Büks, F., Kaupenjohann, M.: Influence of EPS on aggregate stability - an enzymatic method for biofilm detachment in sandy soils. International Biochar Symposium, Potsdam, 28.-29.5.2015.

Popular scientific articles

  • Büks, F.: Humus soll das Klima retten. Aber was ist das eigentlich?, guest contribution in klimareporter°, 7.9.2021
  • Büks, F.: Plastik im Herzen, Mikroplastik im Boden - und nun?, guest contribution in 1e9 community, 13.8.2021
  • Büks, F.: Wie wir unsere Äcker widerstandsfähig machen können, guest contribution in klimareporter°, 14/12021

University theses

  • Büks, F. (2018): Physical influence of microbial communities on the structure and occlusion of particulate organic matter in a sandy agricultural soil.
    Dissertationsschrift, supervised by Prof Dr. Martin Kaupenjohann (TU Berlin, FG Bodenkunde).
  • Büks, F. (2012): Einfluss mikrobieller Mischpopulationen aus Ufersediment auf den aeroben und anaeroben Abbau von Sulfamethoxazol und Carbamazepin.
    Interdisziplinäres Projekt, supervised by Dipl.-Ing. Benno Baumgarten, Dipl.-Ing. Anne König and Prof Dr. Martin Jekel (TU Berlin, FG Wasserreinhaltung).
    (Influence of mixed microbial populations from bank sediment on the aerobic and anaerobic decomposition of sulfamethoxacole and carbamacepine.)
  • Büks, F. (2011): Untersuchung der Biofilmbildung methanogener Archaeen auf verschiedenen Marsregolith-Simulaten mit unterschiedlichem Fe(III)-Gehalt.
    Diplomarbeit, supervised by Dipl.-Biol. Nina Feyh and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Szewzyk (TU Berlin, FG Umweltmikrobiologie).
    (Biofilm formation by methanogenic archaea on different mars regolith simulants with differing content of ferric iron)
  • Büks, F. und Kurz, J.-F. (2008): Vergleich der Erfassungsbereiche von Isolierung und Klonierung anhand eines Bakterienmixes aus Gewässern des Unteren Odertals.
    Studienarbeit, supervised by Dr. Christiane Baschien and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Szewzyk (TU Berlin, FG Umweltmikrobiologie).
    (Comparation of the range of identification of isolation and cloning on the basis of a bacterial mix from waterbodies of the Unteres Odertal (federal state of Brandenburg, Germany)

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