Institute of

Rural Studies


Anja Herkner
Institute of Rural Studies

Bundesallee 64
38116 Braunschweig
Phone: +49 531 596 5501
Fax: +49 531 596 5599

Dipl.-Geogr. Kirstin Marx

Scientist (Staff Unit Soil of the Thünen Institute; standing in for Dr. Michaela Busch)

until December 2017


Involved in

Scientific Focus

  • Soil protection
  • Soil analysis and Soil erosion by wind and water, Soil compaction
  • Environmental and Landscape assessment
  • Codes of good practice in agriculture
  • Soil and water balance and Environmental protection
  • Development and Biodiversity research