MSc. Moritz Koza

Research Focus
  • Wind erosion
  • Particle size distribution
  • Aggregate stability
  • Central Asia
Scientific career
  • since 11/2019
    PhD student at the Institute of Geosciences and Geography
  • seit 02/2018
    Project staff ReKKS
  • 05/2015
    Master thesis: Charakteristik des Bodenwasserhaushaltes von Versuchsstandorten im Einzugsgebiet der Weida, Querfurter Platte
  • 08/2014
    Go East (DAAD): Tschuwaschischen Universität I.N. Ulijanov, Tscheboksary (Russland)
  • 02/2015-03/2015
    Research assistant at ALOMAR Observatory, Andenes (Norway)
  • 01/2014 – 06/2014
    Erasmus Scholar: Climate Change and Geo Risks, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Sogndal (Norway)
  • 10/2013-11/2013
    Student Assistant: Geosystemic Spatial Perception and Representation at Kwa-Zulu-Natal University, Pietermaritzburg (South Africa)
  • 09/2013-05/2015
    Master of Science: Geography, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
  • 09/2012
    Bachelor thesis on the topic: Naturphänomene unter Nutzungsdruck – Mammutbäume in Kalifornien
  • 08/2011- 12/2011
    Promos (DAAD) Cal Poly Humboldt, Arcata (USA)
  • 02/2011-03/2011
    Student assistant at ALOMAR Observatory, Andenes (Norway)
  • 10/2009-09/2012
    Bachelor of Science: Geography, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
Current project

Publications

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Koza, M., Pöhlitz, J., Prays, A., Kaiser, K., Mikutta, R., Conrad, C., Vogel, C., Meinel, T., Akshalov, K. and Schmidt, G. (2022) Potential Erodibility of Semi‐arid Steppe Soils Derived from Aggregate Stability Tests. European Journal of Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13304.
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Koza, M., Schmidt, G., Bondarovich, A., Akshalov, K., Conrad, C. and Pöhlitz, J. (2021) Consequences of Chemical Pretreatments in Particle Size Analysis for Modelling Wind Erosion. Geoderma, 396, 115073. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2021.115073.
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Koza, M. (2022, September 8) How Does Chemical Pretreatment in Particle Size Analysis Affect Modeling Erosion? Trier, Germany.
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Koza, M. (2022, March 27) Aggregate Stability and Potential Erodibility of Dry Steppe Soils. other, Vienna, Austria. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu22-2803.
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Koza, M. (2021, October 21) Natural Limitations Influence the Effect of Tillage on Aggregation in Dry Steppe Soils. Joint Research Centre (European Commission), online.
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Koza, M. (2020, October 18) Effects of Agricultural Land-Use Changes on Wind Erosion Risk  in the Dry Steppes – Insights of an Interdisciplinary Project (ReKKS -  Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Agricultural Land Use and Climate Adaptation in the Dry Steppes of Kazakhstan and Southwestern Siberia). Lomonosov Moscow State University, online.
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Koza, M. (2020, October 10) How to Measure Wind Erosion? Barayev Research Center for Grain Farming, online.
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Koza, M. (2020, June 19) Effect of Land-Use Transformation on Wind Erosion in the Dry Steppes of Kazakhstan. Kazakh National  Agrarian University, online.
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Koza, M. (2020, March 23) How Does Pretreatment of Dry Steppe Soils Affect Particle Size Analysis by Laser Diffraction? online. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-9415.
MSc. Moritz Koza