Dr. Manuela van Pinxteren

Leibniz Institute for

Tropospheric Research

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig  

 

Phone: +49 341 2717- 7102

Mail: manuela.vanpinxteren@tropos.de  

Room: 007 (Geb. 23.1)

 

Function

Scientist

 

Department:

Atmospheric Chemistry Deaprtment

 

Research areas & research interest:

  • Research theme: Interactions between ocean and atmosphere • Analytical method development for the trace analysis of natural organic compounds in marine samples (hyphenated MS-techniques: GC-MS, LC-MS)
  • Planning and performing of field campaigns for the sampling of marine aerosol particles and seawater (research cruises, atmospheric stations)

 

Current projects:

  • PI in the SAW project MarParCloud (2016-2018) 
  • DFG project: Aliphatic amines in the tropical marine environment: Sources, budgets and phase partitioning (ALAMARE) (2016-2017)
  • Transregio project: Arctic Amplification (AC3) (2016-2019) o BMBF project: Surface Ocean Processes in the Anthropocene (SOPRAN) (2013-2016) ⇒ PI in the sub project: Oceanic export of organic matter: comprehensive data interpretation

 

Teaching:

  • Since 2012: Lecturer in the postgraduate studies “Analytics and Spectroscopy” at the University of Leipzig  

 

Memberships:  

  • 10/2015: Participation in the Future Leaders Programme of the Science and Technology in Society Forum (STS-Forum), Kyoto, Japan
  • Since 2012: Member of the internal scientific advisory board at TROPOS

 

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Academic qualification 

1997-2002 Study of Chemistry with the focus of Environmental Chemistry Leipzig University
09/2002 Diploma in Chemistry (Environmental Chemistry) with the grade „very good“(1,3) Leipzig University
09-12/1999 DAAD practical training (Development and testing of catalysts) University of Campinas, Brasil
2003-2005 Teaching activities during GDCh courses in gas chromatography
01/2003- 04/2006 Doctorate Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig, Department of Analytical Chemistry
05/2006-06/2011 Postdoc in the Department of Analytical Chemistry Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)
Since 07/2011 Scientist at the Atmospheric Chemistry Department Leibniz-Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), Leipzig

Diploma thesis:  "Gas chromatographic investigations of the products of pre-treated wood samples"  (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Werner Engewald)

PhD thesis: "Development and Application of New Techniques for the Extraction of Organic Contaminants in Different Matrices" (supervisors: Dr. habil. Peter Popp, Prof. Dr. Bärbel Schulze), title and grade: Dr. rer. nat., "summa cum laude"

 

Publications, van Pinxteren / Schellin:

van Pinxteren, M., Barthel, S., Fomba, K., Müller, K., von Tümpling, W., and Herrmann, H. (2017) The influence of environmental drivers on the enrichment of organic carbon in the sea surface microlayer and in submicron aerosol particles – measurements from the Atlantic Ocean Elem Sci Anth, 5, doi.org/10.1525/elementa.225

• Engel, A., Bange, H., Cunliffe, M., Burrows, S., Friedrichs, G., Galgani, L., Herrmann, H., Hertkorn, N., Johnson, M., Liss, P., Quinn, P., Schartau, M., Soloviev, A., Stolle, C., Upstill-Goddard, R., van Pinxteren, M., and Zäncker, B. (2017) The Ocean’s Vital Skin: Toward an Integrated Understanding of the Sea Surface Microlayer Front. Mar. Sci., 4, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00165, (2017).

• Huang, S., Poulain, L., van Pinxteren, D., van Pinxteren, M., Wu, ZJ., Herrmann, H., Wiedensohler, A. (2017) Latitudinal and Seasonal Distribution of Particulate MSA over the Atlantic using a Validated Quantification Method with HR-ToF-AMS Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51(1). DOI:10.1021/acs.est.5b02388

van Pinxteren, M., Fiedler, B., van Pinxteren, D., Iinuma, Y., Körtzinger, A., Herrmann, H. (2015) Chemical characterization of sub-micrometer aerosol particles in the tropical Atlantic Ocean: marine and biomass burning influences J Atmos. Chem 72(2): 105-125, DOI 10.1007/s10874-015-9307-3

• Ciuraru, R., Fine, L., van Pinxteren, M., D’Anna, B., Herrmann, H., George, C. (2015) Unravelling New Processes at Interfaces: Photochemical Isoprene Production at the Sea Surface Environ. Sci. Technol. 2015; 49(22). DOI:10.1021/acs.est.5b02388

• Ciuraru, R., Fine, L., van Pinxteren, M., D’Anna, B., Herrmann, H., George, C. (2015) Photosensitized production of functionalized and unsaturated organic compounds at the air-sea interface Sci. Rep. (2015) 5:12741

• Fomba, K. W.; Mueller, K.; van Pinxteren, D.; Poulain, L.; van Pinxteren, M.; Herrmann, H. (2014) Long-term chemical characterization of tropical and marine aerosols at the CVAO: field studies (2007 to 2011) Atmos. Chem. Phys. 14, (3), 3917-3971

van Pinxteren, M., Herrmann, H. (2013) Glyoxal and Methylglyoxal in Atlantic Seawater and marine Aerosol Particles: Method development and first application during the Polarstern cruise ANT XXVII/4. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 15301-15331

van Pinxteren, M., Müller, C., Iinuma, Y., Stolle, C., Herrmann, H. (2012) Chemical Characterization of Dissolved Organic Compounds from Coastal Sea Surface Microlayers (Baltic Sea, Germany) Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 10455−10462

• Möder, M., Bauer, C., Popp, P., van Pinxteren, M., Reemtsma, T. (2012) Determination of pesticide residues in wine by membrane-assisted solvent extraction and high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry Anal., Bioanal. Chem, 403 (6), 1731-1741

• Chimuka, L., van Pinxteren, M., Billing, J., Yilmaz, E., Jönsson, J.A. (2011) Selective extraction of triazine herbicides based on a combination of membrane assisted solvent extraction and molecularly imprinted solid phase extraction J. Chromatogr. A, 1218, 647–653

van Pinxteren (née Schellin), M., Paschke, A., Popp, P. (2010) Silicone rod and silicone tube sorptive extraction – a review J. Chromatogr. A, 1217, 2589–2598 • van Pinxteren (née Schellin), M., Bauer C., Popp, P. (2009) High performance liquid chromatography-tandem-mass spectrometry for the analysis of 10 pesticides in water: A comparison between membrane-assisted solvent extraction and solid phase extraction J. Chromatogr. A, 1216, 5800-5806

van Pinxteren, M., Montero, L., Jaesch, S., Paschke, H., Popp, P. (2009) Headspace sorptive extraction using silicone tubes for the determination of chlorobenzenes in water Anal Bioanal Chem 393, 767–775 • Schellin, M., Popp, P. (2007): Application of a polysiloxane-based extraction method combined with large volume injection gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of organic compounds in water samples J.Chromatogr.A 1152 (1-2), 175-183

• Rodil, R., Schellin, M., Popp, P. (2007): Analysis of polycyclic-aromatic hydrocarbons in water and beverages using membrane assisted solvent extraction in combination with large volume injection-gas chromatography mass spectrometric detection J.Chromatogr.A 1163 (1-2), 288-297

• Möder, M., Schellin, M., Popp, P. (2006): Miniaturisierte Probevorbereitungstechniken zur Bestimmung von organischen Verbindungenin wässrigen Proben LC-GC Ads Oktober 2006, 28-35

Schellin, M., Popp, P. (2006): Miniaturized membrane-assisted solvent extraction combined with gas chromatography/electron-capture detection applied to the analysis of volatile organic compounds J.Chromatogr.A 1103 (2), 211-218

• Zuin, V. G., Schellin, M., Montero, L., Yariwake, J. H., Augusto, F., Popp, P. (2006): Comparison of stir bar sorptive extraction and membrane-assisted solvent extraction as enrichment techniques for the determination of pesticide and benzo[a]pyrene residues in Brazilian sugarcane juice J.Chromatogr.A 1114 (2), 180-187

Schellin, M., Popp, P. (2005): Membrane-assisted solvent extraction of seven phenols combined with large volume injection-gas chromatography-mass spectrometric detection J.Chromatogr.A 1072 (1), 37-43

• Hauser, B., Schellin, M., Popp, P. (2004): Membrane-assisted solvent extraction of triazines, organochlorine, and organophosphorus compounds in complex samples combined with large-volume injection-gas chromatography/mass spectrometric detection Anal.Chem. 76 (20), 6029-6038

Schellin, M., Hauser, B., Popp, P. (2004): Determination of organophosphorus pesticides using membrane-assisted solvent extraction combined with large volume injection-gas chromatography-mass spectrometric detection J.Chromatogr.A 1040 (2), 251-258

Schellin, M., Popp, P. (2003): Membrane-assisted solvent extraction of polychlorinated biphenyls in river water and other matrices combined with large volume injection-gas chromatography-mass spectrometric detection J.Chromatogr.A 1020 (2), 153-160

Media:

• Studio guest at „MDR um 11“, topic: Arktisexpedition mit der Polarstern “, TV Report, MDR, 15-08-17

• “Report about the Arctic: Expedition with the RV Polarstern” TV report, MDR-Sachsenspiegel, 08-08-17

• „Wolkenmacher Meer - Gase aus dem Meer beeinflussen Klima“, TV report, 3sat-nano, 16-01-15

• „Klimaforscher interessieren sich für den Oberflächenfilm der Ozeane“, SWR2, 12.01.15

• „Zwischen Luft und Wasser“, nes from Chemistry, 2014, 62, 970-974, October 2014

 

Scientific papers in other journals:

• van Pinxteren, M. (2014) Zwischen Luft und Wasser Nachrichten aus der Chemie 62(10), October 2014

• van Pinxteren, M., Herrmann, H. (2014) Carbonyl compounds in marine aerosol particles and the sea surface microlayer SOLAS Newsletter, issue 16, 14-15

 • van Pinxteren, M., Popp, P. (2008): Automatisierte Membranextraktion – Vorteile und Grenzen, GIT Labor Fachzeitschrift 3/2008 271-274

Oral presentations at international conferences, van Pinxteren / Schellin:

van Pinxteren, M. Aliphatic amines in the tropical marine environment: abundance, possible origins and air-sea fluxes, European Geoscience Union (EGU), April 2018, Vienna, Austria

van Pinxteren, M. The influence of environmental drivers on the enrichment of organic carbon in the sea surface microlayer and in submicron aerosol particles Ocean Science Meeting, February 2018, Portland, U.S.A.

van Pinxteren, M. Organic carbon in the sea surface microlayer and in marine aerosol particles: measurements from the Atlantic Ocean European Geoscience Union (EGU), April 2016, Vienna, Austria

van Pinxteren, M. Marine aerosol particles: production, composition and connection to the surface ocean International workshop ‘The Ocean Surface Microlayer and Biogeochemical Feedbacks in the Earth System’, July 2015, Kiel, Germany (invited keynote speaker)

van Pinxteren, M. Ocean Atmosphere Interaction and Marine Multiphase Chemistry 249th American Chemical Society meeting, March 2015, Denver, U.S.A.

van Pinxteren, M. Glyoxal and Methylglyoxal in Atlantic Seawater and in marine Aerosol Particles Ocean Science Meeting, February 2014, Hawaii, U.S.A.

van Pinxteren, M. Organic export from the ocean to the atmosphere SETAC 2012, Leipzig, Germany

van Pinxteren, M. Membrane extraction of pesticides – an example of environment-friendly sample preparation International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment, June 2009, Stockholm, Sweden

van Pinxteren, M. Probenvorbereitung mit Membranen User meeting of the company Gerstel, 2009, Potsdam and Mülheim a.d. Ruhr, Germany

Schellin, M. Different devices of membrane-assisted solvent extraction for the determination of a variety of organic compounds in liquid samples Analytical Days, June 2006, Göteborg, Sweden (invited speaker)

Schellin, M. Application of a Polysiloxane-based Extraction Method for the Determination of Organochlorine and Organophosphorus compounds in water ExTech 2005, November 2005, Campinas, Brasil

Schellin, M. Determination of Organic Pollutants in Water Samples applying Membrane-Assisted Solvent Extraction combined with Large Volume Injection-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometric Detection 28th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography and Electrophoresis, May 2005, Las Vegas, U.S.A.

Schellin, M. Membranunterstützte Lösungsmittelextraktion zur Bestimmung organischer Kontaminanten in Flüssigproben User Meeting of the company Gerstel, 2005, Berlin and Hannover, Germany

Schellin, M. Membranunterstützte Lösungsmittelextraktion zur Bestimmung organischer Kontaminanten in Flüssigproben PhD seminar of the working group „Separation Science“ in the GDCH, 2005, Kloster Banz, Bayreuth, Germany

Schellin, M. Membrane-assisted solvent extraction for the determination of organic compounds in liquid samples International Postgraduate Program (IPP), 2004, University of Leipzig, Germany

Schellin, M. Membrane-assisted solvent extraction- a novel, solvent-reduced technique for the determination of a variety of organic compounds in liquid samples ExTech 2004, September 2004, Leipzig, Germany