University of Heidelberg

Positions

Bachelor and Master thesis

Thermochronology

  • Low-temperature thermochronology of the Aachen imbricated zone
  • Low-temperature thermochronology of the south Montagne Noire, France
  • Low-temperature thermochronology of the Odenwald -Pfalz
  • Low-temperature thermochronology of the Jaca basin, Spain
  • Low-temperature thermochronology along a N-S transect in the Great Caucasus, Azerbaijan
  • Low-temperature thermochronology at the Tan-Lu fault, Eastern China
  • 3D thermokinematic modelling of key areas by using the software code PECUBE

Archaeometry

  • Petrography and geochemical composition of ceramics and clay deposits of southern Peru
  • Petrography and geochemical composition of artefacts and possible source rocks from southern Peru
  • Formation of ion tracks in various carbonate minerals
  • Formation of ion tracks in titanite
  • Formation of ion tracks in graphite

Geochemistry of sediments and sedimentary rocks 

  • Geochemical investigation of flint layers from the Maastrichtian (Upper Cretaceous) in the ENCI Quarry, the Netherlands.

Mapping Bachelor and Master thesis

  • Fuerteventura

Doctoral thesis

Thermochronology

  • Low-temperature, uplift and exhumation history of the northern “Linksrheinisches Schiefergebirge” in comparison to published data from the “Rechtsrheinisches Schiefergebirge”
  • Low-temperature, uplift and exhumation history of the Odenwald and Pfalz region
  • Low-temperature and inversion history of the northern and eastern part of the North European basin
  • Low-temperature, uplift and exhumation history of the western Cantabrian Mtns., Spain
  • Low-temperature, uplift and exhumation history in the Eastern Great Caucasus, Azerbaijan
  • Low-temperature, uplift and exhumation history in the Eastern Great Caucasus, Azerbaijan
  • 2D and 3D thermokinematic modelling of key areas by using the software code TERRA and PECUBE

Archaeometry

  • Petrography and geochemical composition of ceramics and clay deposits of southern Peru
  • Petrography and geochemical composition of artefacts and possible source rocks from southern Peru
  • Image analyses and statistical interpretation of ceramic fragments of various ages

Material research (cooperation with Prof. R. Neumann)

  • Material changes revealed by heavy ion irradiation of natural minerals at high pressure

Geochemistry of sediments and sedimentary rocks

  • Petrographic and geochemical composition of Plio- Pleistocene clay layers in various drill holes within the Rhine graben.
  • Cycles of selected Elements in the frame of Global Change and Globalisation in the environment of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain).

 

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