Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Thermodynamics of Actinides

Dr. Anke Richter

Head Works Committee

Porträt Dr. Richter, Anke; FWOA


+49 351 260 2426




Thermo­dynamische Referenzdatenbasis THEREDA
Rossendorf Expert System for Surface and Sorption Thermo­dynamics


Bautzner Landstraße 400 - 01328 Dresden

Scientific Career

  • since 2002:
    Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Institute of Resource Ecology, Scientific staff member.
  • 1998 - 2001:
    Institute of Energetics and Environment Leipzig, Department of Environmental Engineering, Project manager.
  • 1993 - 1998:
    Institute of Energetics and Environment, Subsidiary Dresden, Project manager.
  • 1993:
    Mining Academy Freiberg – Institute of Technical Chemistry, PhD thesis.
  • 1988 - 1993:
    Mining Academy Freiberg, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Technical Chemistry, Research Assistant.
  • 1982 - 1988:
    Study of Chemistry at the Mining Academy Freiberg, Diploma in Process Chemistry.

Research Fields

Development of thermodynamic and sorption databases

  • Further development of the Thermodynamic Reference Database THEREDA -Database for the modelling of the planned German final repository for radioactive waste (see below)
  • Further development of the sorption database RES3T (see below)

Characterisation of surface reactions at the sorption of actinides at mineral and rock surfaces by means of Surface Complexation Modelling


Committee Activity

  • Member of the Works Committee since 2006
  • Chairwoman of the Works Committee since 2010
  • Chairwoman of the General Works Council since 2014

Important publications

Peer-reviewed papers

Book Chapter

  • A. Richter, V. Brendler: “Sparse and uncertain SCM parameter sets – what are the consequences?” In: Barnett M.O., Kent D.B. (eds.): Adsorption of metals by geomedia II, San Diego, Academic Press, ISBN-13: 978-0-444-53212-1, 2008, p. 267-292