Silja Denise Kröger

Department Umwelttechnik

siljadenise.kroeger (at) haw-hamburg (dot) de

Department Umwelttechnik

siljadenise.kroeger (at) haw-hamburg (dot) de

Sprechstunden :
Mittwoch 11 - 12.30 Uhr



Anorganische Chemie; Intrumentelle Analytik; Umwelttoxikologie


  • Chemical analysis of organic compounds by Gas Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS) and Liquid Chromatography (LC/HPLC) with different detectors
  • Ecotoxicological studies with different organisms like crustaceans, algae, mussels and worms
  • Passive sampling and passive dosing for determining the bioavailable fraction of pollutants and their toxicity
  • Environmental organic chemistry of soil and sediments


  • Member for the group of academic staff of the University Senate HAW Hamburg
  • Representative of doctoral students HAW Hamburg


September 2019 - present, PhD student, EU BIO-PLASTICS project, HAW Hamburg

Chemical analysis and bio assays to determine the toxicity of biodegradable plastic materials. Development of analytical methods for bioplastic analysis
and toxic compound screening. Performance of composting experiments to investigate degradation products of biodegradable plastics.


September 2013 - January 2019 M.Sc. Water Management in Global Change, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences

Title of Master thesis: "Developing a “passive dosing bioassay” for indicating the composition and concentration of toxic hydrophobic organic compounds (HOCs) using Daphnia magna (Cladocera, Crustacea) as bio-indicator"


September 2013 - August 2017 B.Sc. Environmental Engineering, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Title of Bachelor thesis: "Environmental geochemistry of sediments from the estuary Unterwarnow"



Stollberg, Nicole; Kröger, Silja Denise; Reininghaus, Mathias; Forberger, Jens; Witt, Gesine; Brenner, Matthias (2021): Uptake and absorption of fluoranthene from spiked microplastics into the digestive gland tissues of blue mussels, Mytilus edulis L. In: Chemosphere 279, S. 130480. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.130480 .