Prof. Dr. Brigitta Schütt



Address Malteserstr. 74-100, Building H
Room H 155
12249 Berlin
Telephone (+49 30) 838 - 70 479
Fax (+49 30) 838 - 458711

Office hours

For appointments please call the office:

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1998 Habilitation in Geography, Univ. Trier, Germany (Dr. habil.)

Graduation in Geography, RWTH-Aachen Univ., Germany (Dr. phil.)

1988 Diploma in Geography, Bayerische Julius-Maximilians Univ. Würzburg, Germany (Dipl.-Geogr.)

Professional Experience

since 2010 Vice-President for Science at Freie Universität Berlin
since 2002 Professor for Physical Geography, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany (C4)

Guest Professor for Physical Geography, Rhein. Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ. Bonn, Germany (C3)

2000 - 2002

Assistant Professor for Physical Geography, Universität Trier, Germany (C2)

1998 - 2000

Research assistant, Universität Trier, Germany

1997 - 1998 Guest-professor, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Honors, Awards

2007 DFG Habilitation Fellowship
since 2012 Member of the Leopoldina, Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
since 2012 Member of the Bayrische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Kommission für Geomorphologie

Funded Projects as PI (since 2005)

since 2011 DAAD implementation of the Master study programme “Water Management” at the German-Kazach University, Almaty (768 k€, together with L. Metz and T. Rost)
since 2009  

VolkswagenStiftung Integrated Watershed Management in Central Asia - Implementing an Educational and Research Concept for Capacity Building in Kyrgyzstan - (450 k€)

since 2007 Exc 264 Topoi - The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilisations, Speaker of the Research Area Spatial Knowledge and Conceptual Design (annual c. 310 k€)

VolkswagenStiftung Summer-School on Geoarchaeology in Anhuradhapura/Sri Lanka (38 k€)


DAAD workshop “Strategies and Methodology for E-Learning” (140 k€)


DAAD-DIES Proposal writing for international research projects (43 k€)

2008 - 2011  

BMBF Geoarchaeology of the Mongolian Steppe (160 k€)

2007 - 2008  

DAAD-DIES Proposal writing for international research projects (45 k€)

2005 - 2008  

DFG Schu 949/9 – Tibet-Plateau: Young Quaternary Paleohydrology (60 k€)

2005 - 2008  

DFG Schu 949/8 – Limnosahara: Holocene Paleohydrology of Central Sahara (95 k€)

2005 - 2007   DAAD e-Learning in the Environmental and Geosciences (160 k€, together with C. Heubeck)
2004 - 2007  

DAAD EURASIA-Network (95 k€)

2004 - 2005 DFG Schu 949/5 – Lake Abaya: Modern Drainage Basin Morphodynamics (35 k€)

Cooperation or Consultancy in National and International Commitees 

  • EU short term specialist for Geomorphology and Micro Dam Siltation in Ethiopia OL 17451/96/02
  • Peer Reviewer of the International University Council of East Africa for the Victoria Lake Research Programme (IUECA – VicRes)
  • DAAD DIES Expert for Proposal Writing (Eastern Africa, Middle East, SE Asia)
  • Member of the German UNESCO-Commission, section sciences – until 2009
  • Member of theDFG Senate Commission on Collaborative Research in Geoscience – until 2009
  • VolkswagenStiftung Scientific Reviewer - ongoing
  • DFG Scientific Reviewer – ICDP Priority Programme – ongoing
  • Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung scientific reviewer - ongoing
  • BMBF scientific reviewer – DEKLIM – until 2006
  • DAAD Scientific Reviewer University Foundings - ongoing
  • Member of the Board of Trustees Frithjof Voss Stiftung – ongoing
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research – ongoing
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the coordination platform Geo.X
  • Board Member of the German Geomorphological Research Group – until 2010

The lectures can be traced online via

Research focus

  • reconstruction of palaeoenvironments
  • late quaternary palaeo-climate
  • environmental history
  • soil erosion
  • Watershed Management
  • e-learning
  • regional: drylands of the old world, central Europe, Iberian Peninsula, Eastern Africa

Ongoing projects:

Finished projects:

Monographs and text book contributions

  • Baumhauer, R., Kneisel, C., Möller, S., Schütt, B., Tressel, E., 2017. Einführung in die Physische Geographie. Darmstadt, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft. Studium. 352 p.
  • Baumhauer, R., Kneisel, C., Möller, S., Schütt, B., Tressel, E., 2008. Physische Geographie 2 - Klima-, Hydro-, Boden-, Vegetationsgeographie. Darmstadt, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft. Studium. 152 p.
  • Schütt, B., 2004. Zum holozänen Klimawandel der zentralen Iberischen Halbinsel. Relief, Boden, Paläoklima, 20. Stuttgart.
  • Schütt, B., 1993. Der Stoffhaushalt der Kall/Nordeifel - Untersuchungen zum Wasserhaushalt, Schwebstoffhaushalt und Haushalt gelöster Stoffe in einem Flußeinzugsgebiet auf silikatischen Gesteinen. -Aachener Geogr. Arbeiten, 27. 357 S.
  • Schütt, B., Förch, G., 2007. Watershed-Management – Ein entwicklungspraktisches Instrument zur nachhaltigen Wassernutzung. In: Böhn, D., Rothfuss, E. (eds): Handbuch des Geographieunterrichts, 8/1. S. 244-254. Aulis-Verlag.
  • Schütt, B., 1997. Physisch-Geographische Strukturen der Nordeifel. In: C. Erdmann & K.-H. Pfeffer (eds): Eifel. Sammlung Geographischer Führer, 16. -Borntraeger, Stutgart, S. 121-143.
  • Schütt, B., 2001. Geomorphologische Detaillkartierung. In: J. Bollmann & W.G. Koch (ed.), Lexikon der Kartographie und Geomathik, Bd. 1. Spektrum-Verlag; Heidelberg. P. 313-314.
  • Schütt, B., 2001. Karteninterpretation. In: J. Bollmann & W.G. Koch (eds), Lexikon der Kartographie und Geomathik, Bd. 1. Spektrum-Verlag; Heidelberg. p. 433-434
  • Schulte, A., Schütt, B., Möller, S., 2006. Hydrogeographie. In: Gebhardt, H., Glaser, R., Radtke, U., Reuber, P. (eds): Geographie - Physische Geographie und Humangeographie. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. S. 450-478. 

International Peer Reviewed Publications


  • Bebermeier, W., J. Meister, C.R. Withanachi, I, Middelhaufe, B. Schütt, 2017. Tank Cascade Systems as a Sustainable Measure of Watershed Management in South Asia. Water, 9, 231. doi: 10.3390/w9030231
  • Borrelli, P., P. Panagos, M. Märker, S. Modugno, B. Schütt, 2017. Assessment of the impacts of clear-cutting on soil loss by water erosion in Italian forests: First comprehensive monitoring and modelling approach. Catena, 149, 770-781. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2016.02.017
  • Hoelzmann, P., T. Klein, F. Kutz, B. Schütt., 2017. A new device to mount portable energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometers (p-ED-XRF) for semi-continuous analyses of split (sediment) cores and solid samples. Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst. : 6, 93-101, 2017, doi: 10.5194/gi-6-93-2017
  • Meister, J., J. Krause, B. Müller-Neuhof, M. Portillo, T. Reimann, B. Schütt, 2017. Desert agricultural systems at EBA Jawa (Jordan): Integrating archaeological and palaeoenvironmental records. Quaternary International, 434, Part B, 1, 33-50. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.12.086
  • Nykamp, M., D. Knitter, B.S. Heeb, A. Szentmilowski, R. Krause, B. Schütt, 2017. A landscape archaeological approach to link human activities to past landscape change in the built-up area of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Cornesti-Iacuri, western Romania. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, 6, 1-15.
  • Schneider, S., M. Schlöffel, C. Schwall, B. Horejs, B. Schütt, 2017. First stratigraphic evidence and absolute dating of a Bronze Age settlement in the Bakırçay valley in western Turkey. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 2017(12):316-322. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.02.01
  • Soulie-Märsche, I., R. Baumhauer, B. Schütt, 2017. Palaeoenvironmental significance of charophyte gyrogonites from Laguna de Gallocanta (Aragón, Spain). Botany Letters.
  • Wagalawatta, T. , W. Bebermeier , P. Hoelzmann , D. Knitter , K. Kohlmeyer , A. Pitawala , B. Schütt, 2017. Spatial distribution and functional relationship of local bedrock and stone constructions in the cultural landscape of ancient Anuradhapura; (377 BCE–1017 CE), Sri Lanka. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 13, 382-394.


  • Bebermeier, W., D. Beck, I. Gerlach, T. Klein, D. Knitter, K. Kohlmeyer, J. Krause, D. Marzoli, J. Meister, B. Müller-Neuhof, C. Näser, P. von Rummel, D. Sack, S.G. Schmid, B. Schütt, U. Wulf-Rheidt, 2016. Ancient Colonization of Marginal Habitats. A Comparative Analysis of Case Studies from the Old World. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Vol. 6, 1-44.
  • Bebermeier, W., M. Brumlich, V. Cordani, S. de Vincenzo, H. Eilbracht, J. Klinger, D. Knitter, E. Lehnhardt, M. Meyer, S.G. Schmid, B. Schütt, M. Thelemann, M. Wemhoff, 2016. The Coming of Iron in a Comparative Perspective. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Vol. 6, 152-189.
  • Becker, C., N. Benecke, A. Grabundˇzija, H.-C. Küchelmann, S. Pollock, W. Schier, C. Schoch, I. Schrakamp, B. Schütt, M. Schumacher, 2016. The Textile Revolution. Research into the Origin and Spread of Wool Production. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Vol. 6, 102-151.
  • Berking, J., B. Beckers, D. Knitter, B. Schütt, 2016. Problems Concerning Ancient Water Management in the Mediterranean. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Vol. 6, 74-101.
  • Borrelli, P., Panagos, P., Langhammer, J., Apostol, B., Schütt, B. 2016. Assessment of the cover changes and the soil loss potential in European forestland: First approach to derive indicators to capture the ecological impacts on soil-related forest ecosystems. Ecological Indicators, 60, 1208–1220.
  • Borrelli, P., K. Paustian, P. Panagos, A. Jones, B. Schütt, E. Lugato, 2016. Effect of Good Agricultural and Environmental Conditions on erosion and soil organic carbon balance: A national case study. Land Use Policy, 50, 408-421.
  • Haregeweyn, N., A. Tsunekawa, M. Tsubo, D. Meshesha, E. Adgo, J. Poesen, B. Schütt, 2016. Analyzing the hydrologic effects of region-wide land and water development interventions: a case study of the Upper Blue Nile basin. Regional Environmental Change, 16/4, 951-966. Doi 10.1007/s10113-015-0813-2
  • Klein, T., W. Bebermeier, J. Krause, D. Marzoli, B. Schütt, 2016. Sedimentological evidence of an assumed ancient anchorage in the hinterland of a Phoenician settlement (Guadiana estuary/SW-Spain) Quaternary International, 407, part A, 110-125. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.12.038
  • Möller, C., C. Resch, A. Leder, B. Schütt, J. Berking, 2016. Roman Water Law - A database approach. In: I. Czeguhn, C. Möller, Y. Quesada Morillas, J.A. Pérez Juan (Hrsg.): Wasser – Wege – Wissen auf der iberischen Halbinse. Berliner Schriften zur Rechtsgeschichte, 6, 89-94.
  • Nykamp, M., P. Hoelzmann, B. Heeb, A. Szentmiklosi, B. Schütt, 2016. Holocene sediment dynamics in a small-scale catchment with respect to the enclosure of Corneşti-Iarcuri in the Romanian Banat. Quaternary International, 415, 190-203. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.11.118
  • Roth, D. J. Berking, B. Beckers, S. Ißelhorst, B. Schütt, 2016. A short history on water and society around Vélez Blanco, East Andalusia. Water History, 8/1, 59-73. doi 10.1007/s12685-015-0139-5
  • Schlöffel, M., Schneider, S. und Schütt, B., 2016. Fluvial dynamics and phases of landscape development in the Bronze Age settlement area of the Sambek valley (northeastern hinterland of the Sea of Azov). In: Méditerranée, Issue n° 126, 91-100
  • Schumacher, M., W. Schier, B. Schütt, 2016. Mid-Holocene landscape development and herding-related vegetation change in the Carpathian region. Quaternary International, 415, 253-267. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.09.074
  • Wagalawatta, T., W. Bebermeier, K. Kohlmeyer, B. Schütt, 2016. An ethnoarchaeological study of stone quarrying techniques in historical Anuradhapura. Ethnoarchaeology, 8/2, 158-179. Doi


  • Abdolvand, B., L. Mez, K. Winter, S. Mirsaeedi-Gloßner, B. Schütt, K. T. Rost, J. Bar, 2015. The dimension of water in Central Asia: security concerns and the long road of capacity building. Environmental Earth Sciences, Vol. 73/2, 897-912 . Doi 10.1007/s12665-014-3579-9
  • Borrelli P., D.Armenteras P. Panagos S. Modugno, B. Schütt, 2015. The implications of fire management in the Andean paramo: A preliminary assessment using satellite remote sensing. Remote Sensing, 7(9), 11061-11082; doi:10.3390/rs70911061
  • Haregeweyn, N., A. Tsunekawa , J. Nyssen, J. Poesen, M. Tsubo, D.T. Meshesha, B. Schütt, E. Adgo, F. Tegegene, 2015. Soil erosion and conservation in Ethiopia: A review. Progress in Physical Geography, 39/6, 750-774 . doi 10.1177/0309133315598725
  • Nykamp, M., B.S. Heeb, D.Knitter, J.Krause, A.Szentmiklosi, B. Schütt, 2015 . Linking hydrological anomalies to archaeological evidences - a case study from the Late Bronze Age fortification enclosure Iarcuri in western Romania. eTopoi – Journal for Ancient Studies, 4, 77-93.
  • Schneider, S., A. Matthaei, M. Schlöffel, M. Kronwald, A. Pint, B. Schütt, 2015. A minimally invasive geoarchaeological case study in the chora of Pergamon, Western Turkey to reconstruct the late Holocene landscape development and settlement history. Quaternary International, 367, 62-76. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2014.07.020
  • Schumacher, M., W. Schier, B. Schütt. Near Landscapes of the Textile Revolution. eTopoi – Journal for Ancient Studies, 4, 162-187.
  • Wagalawatta, T., W. Bebermeier, D. Knitter, K. Kohlmeyer, B. Schütt, 2014. Ancient rock quarries in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. eTopoi – Journal for Ancient Studies, 4, 48-65.


  • Becker, M., B. Schütt, S. Amini, 2014. Proposal writing for international research projects. A Guide for teachers. Ebook, DAAD. icamman/daad-broschueren/proposal_writing_for_international_research_projects_dies.pdf
  • Borrelli, P., C. Domdey, P. Hoelzmann, D. Knitter, P. Panagos, B. Schütt, 2014. Geoarchaeological and historical implications of late Holocene landscape development in the Carseolani Mountains, central Apennines, Italy. Geomorphology, 216, 26-39.
  • Borrelli, P. S. Modugno, P. Panagos, M. Marchetti, B. Schütt, L. Montanarella, 2014. High-resolution detection of human-induced forest cover changes in Italy using Landsat imagery. Applied Geography. 48, 102-111.
  • Haregeweyn, N., A. Tsunekawa, M. Tsubo, D. Meshesha, E. Adgo, J. Poesen, B. Schütt, 2014. Modeling the hydrologic effects of land and water development interventions: a case study of the upper Blue Nile river basin. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, 555. Vienna
  • Milewski, R., S. Chabrillat, T. Schmid, M. Rodriguez, B. Schütt, 2014. Use of field and airborne advanced remote sensing data for the characterisation of surface erosional stages in agricultural semi-arid soils (central Spain) at various scales. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, 13621-1. Vienna
  • Knitter, D., O. Narkoinz, R. Del Fabrro, K. Kohlmeyer, M. Meyer, B. Schütt, 2014. The centrality of Aleppo and its environs. eTopoi, 3, 107-127.
  • Knitter, D., Tóth, J., Škundrić, J., Wulf-Rheidt, U., Schütt, B.,submitted. Archaeological Predictive Modeling based on Geomorphometric Parameters. In: eTopoi
  • Knitter, D., J. Toth, J. Skundric, U. Wulf-Rheidt, B. Schütt, in press. Archaeological predictive modelling based on geomorphometric parameters. Gamzigrad-Studien, Römisch-Germanische Forschungen, 69.
  • Schneider, S., A. Matthaei, W. Bebermeier, B. Schütt, 2014. Late Holocene human-environmental interactions in the Eastern mediterranean: Settlement history and paleogeography of an ancient Aegean hill-top settlement. Quaternary International. 324, 84-98.


  • Beckers, B., J. Berking, B. Schütt, 2013. The Elaborated Ancient Water Supply System of Resafa. Risk and Uncertainty of Water Harvesting in the Syrian Desert Steppe. etopoi - Journal for Ancient Studies, 3, 149–153. (ISSN 2192-2608)

  • Beckers, B., J. Berking, B. Schütt, 2013. Ancient Water Harvesting Methods in the Drylands of the Mediterranean and Western Asia. etopoi - Journal for Ancient Studies, 2, 145-164. (ISSN 2192-2608)

  • Beckers, B., B. Schütt, 2013. The chronology of ancient agricultural terraces in the environs of Petra. In: M. Mouton, S.G. Schmid (eds): Men on the rocks – The Formation of the Nabatean Petra. Supplement to the Bulletin of Nabatean Studies, 1, 313—322.

  • Dally, O., S. Ch’jui, S. Il’Jasenko, P. Larenok, V. Larenok, T. Schunke, M. Schlöffel, B. Schütt, L. van Hoof, 2013. Germano-rossijskie raskopki na donu. Reszultaty raskopok 2008-2010 gg. – In: Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Don-Archäologische Gesellschaft (eds), Archäologische Beiträge, 8, Kongressband zur internationalen Tagung “Kultur- und naturräumliche Entwicklung des Dondeltas” (8-10.12.2011, Berlin), pp. 5-92; Rostov-am-Don.

  • Borrelli, P., Sandia Rondón, L.A., Schütt, B.  The use of Landsat imagery to assess large-scale forest cover changes in space and time, minimizing false-positive changes. Applied Geography. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2013.03.010
  • Beckers, B., B. Schütt, 2013. The chronology of ancient  agricultural terraces in the environs of Petra. In: M. Mouton, S.G. Schmid (eds): Men on the rocks – The Formation of the Nabatean Petra.  Supplement to the Bulletin of Nabatean Studies, 1,  313—322.
  • Beckers, B., B. Schütt, S. Tsukamoto, M. Frechen, 2013. Age determination of Petra´s engineered landscape. OSL and radiocarbon ages of floodwater farms in the Eastern Highlands of Jordan Journal of Archaeological Sciences, 40, 333-348.
  • Beckers, B., B. Schütt, 2013. The elaborate floodwater harvesting system of ancient Resafa in Syria – construction and reliability. Journal of Arid Environments, 96, 31-47.
  • Borelli, P., Hoelzmann, P., Knitter, D., Schütt, B., 2013. Late Quaternary soil erosion and landscape development in the Apennine  region (Central Italy), Quaternary International 312: 96-108, doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2012.12.007
  • Borrelli, P., L.A. Sandia Rondón, B. Schütt, 2013. The use of Landsat imagery to assess large scale forest cover changes in space and time, minimizing false positive changes. Applied Geography, 41, 147-157.
  • Knitter, D., H. Blum, B. Horeijs, O. Narkoinz, B. Schütt, M. Meyer, 2013. Integrated centrality analysis: A diachronic comparison of selected Western Anatolian locations. Quaternary International, 312, 45-56.
  • Schneider, S., M. Nykamp, A. Matthaei, W. Bebermeier, B. Schütt, 2013. Alluvial geoarchaeology of a small drainage basin in  western Anatolia: Late Holocene landscape development and the question oft he mouth oft he Paleo-Bakircay. Quaternary International, 312, 84-95.
  • Schütt, B., W. Bebermeier, J. Meister, C.R.  Withanachchi, 2013.  Characterisation of the Rota Wewa tank cascade system in the vicinity of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Die Erde, 144/1, 51-68.


  • Girma, M.M., Schütt, B., Awulachew, S.B., McCartney, M., Demissie, S.S. 2011. Downsacling rainfall in the upper Blue Nile basin for use in hydrological modelling. In: Global Water System Project (ed.), The global dimension of change in river basins. Global Water System Project; CCI press, Bonn. p. 73-82.

  • Schlöffel, M., L. van Hoof, B. Schütt, O. Dally, 2012. Human Impact on Landscape Dynamics in the Steppe Environs of the Don Delta (Southern Russia). – In: Geomorphic Processes and Geoarchaeology: From Landscape Archaeology to Archaeotourism. International conference held in Moscow-Smolensk, Russia, August 20-24, 2012. Extended abstracts. Moscow-Smolensk, Universum, pp. 232-233.

  • Beckers, B., J. Berking, B. Schütt, 2012. The Elaborated Ancient Water Supply System of Resafa. Risk and Uncertainty of Water Harvesting in the Syrian Desert Steppe. Etopoi - Journal for Ancient Studies, 3, 149–153. (ISSN 2192-2608)
  • Berking, J., J. Körper, S. Wagner, U. Cubasch, B. Schütt, 2012. Heavy rainfalls in a desert(ed) city: A climate-archaeological case study from Sudan, in Climates, Landscapes, and Civilizations, Geophys. Monogr. Ser., vol. 198, edited by L. Giosan et al., 163–168, AGU, Washington, D. C., doi:10.1029/2012GM001208.
  • Blättermann, M., Frechen, M., Gass, A., Hoelzmann, P.,  Parzinger, H., Schütt, B., 2012. Late Holocene landscape reconstruction in the Land of Seven Rivers, Kazakhstan. Quaternary International 251, 42-51. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2011.06.045
  • Grützner, C., J. Bemmann, J. Berking, M. Frechen, R. Klinger, N. Klitzsch, S. Linzen, S. Mackens, M. Oczipka, H. Piezonka,.S. Reichert, M. Schneider, B. Schütt, 2012. Improving archaeological site analysis: a rampart in the middle Orkhon Valley investigated with combined geoscience techniques. J. Geophys. Eng. 9 (2012) 1–11.
  • Hoelzmann, P., B. Rauchfuß, B. Ullrich, W. Bebermeier, G. Kaufmann, B. Schütt, M. Meyer, 2012. Coupling of Geomorphological, Geophysical, Geochemical and Archaeological Spatial Data for a Study of the Interface of the Latène and Przeworsk Cultures in NE Germany. Etopoi - Journal for Ancient Studies, 3, 399–403. (ISSN 2192-2608)
  • Hoff, van, L., Schütt, B., Schlöffel, M., 2012. Untersuchungen zur naturräumlichen und siedlungsgeschichtlichen Entwicklung am Beispiel des Sambek-Tals.  Archäologischer Anzeiger 2012/1, 140-152.
  • Kluiving, S., Lehmkuhl, F., Schütt B., 2012. Landscape Archaeology at the LAC2010 conference. Quaternary International 251, 1-6. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2011.10.011
  • Knitter, D., M. Bergner, B. Horejs, B. Schütt, M. Meyer, 2012. Concepts of Centrality and Models of Exchange in Prehistoric Western Anatolia. Etopoi - Journal for Ancient Studies, 3, 361–368. (ISSN 2192-2608)
  • Ramisch, A., W. Bebermeier, K. Hartmann, B. Schütt, N. Alexanian, 2012. Fractals in topography: Application to geoarchaeological studies in the surroundings of the necropolis of Dahshur, Egypt.  Quaternary International, 266, 34-46.
  • Schneider, S., M. Schlöffel, B. Schütt, 2012. Geoarchäologische Untersuchungen im westlichen Kaikos-Tal – Bericht über die Geländearbeiten im Sommer 2012. In: Pirson al.: Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2009. In: Archäologischer Anzeiger 2010/2, 218-222.


  • Bebermeier, W., Schütt, B., 2011. Editorial. Die Erde 142/3, 209-212
  • Bebermeier W., Alexanian N., Blaschta D., Ramisch A., Schütt B., Seidlmayer, S., 2011. Reconstruction of the Ancient Landscape of Dahshur. Die Erde 142/3, 325-333.
  • Bemmann, J., Ahrens, B., Grützner, C., Klinger, R., Klitzsch, N., Lehmann, F., Linzen, S., Munkhbayar, L.,. Nomguunsuren, G., Oczipka, M., Piezonka, H., Schütt, B., Saran, S., 2011. Geoarchaeology in the Steppe – First results of the multidisciplinary Mongolian-German survey project in the Orkhon valley, Central Mongolia. Studia Archaeologica 30, 2011, 69–97.
  • Berking, J., Schütt, B., 2011.Geoarcheology and Chronostratigraphy in the Vicinity of Meroitic Naga in Northern Sudan - a Review. Etopoi – Journal for Ancient Studies, 1, 23-43. (ISSN 2192-2608)
  • Berking, J., Kaufmann, G., Meister, J., Schott, M., Schütt, B., Ullrich, B., 2011. Geoarchaeological Methods for Landscape Reconstruction at the Excavation Site of Naga, Central Sudan. Die Erde 142/3, 289-313.
  • Berking, J., Schütt, B., 2011. Late Quaternary Morphodynamics in the area of the Merotic Settlement Naga, Central Sudan. Z. f. Geomorph. N. F., 55, Suppl.-Bd.3, 1-24
  • Klinger, R., Schwanghart, W., Schütt, B., 2011. Landscape classification using principal component analysis and a fuzzy classification algorithm: Archaeological sites and their natural surroundings in Central Mongolia. Die Erde 142/3, 213-234.
  • Kuhn, N.J., Schütt, B., Baumhauer, R., 2011. Managing the impact of Climate Change on the Hydrology of the Gallocanta Basin, NE-Spain. Journal of Environmental Quality, 92, 275-283.
  • Schneider, S., Bebermeier, W., Schütt, B., 2011. Geoarchäologische Untersuchungen im westlichen Kaikostal – Erste Ergebnisse. Archäologischer Anzeiger, 2. Halbband, 2010, 183-188.
  • Schütt, B., Frechen, M., Fritzenwenger, G. Hoelzmann, P. (2011). Late Quaternary landscape evolution in a small catchment on the Chinese Loess Plateau. Quaternary International, 234, 159-166.
  • Schütt, B., Meyer, M., 2011. Central Places and Their Environment – Preliminary Results from the Research Group. In: Friederike Fless – Gerd Graßhoff – Michael Meyer (eds.) | Reports of the Research Groups at the Topoi Plenary Session 2010 | © 2011 eTopoi - Journal for Ancient Studies, 1.  (ISSN 2192-2608)
  • Seeliger, M., Schneider, S., Brückner, H., Schütt, B., Horjes, B.,Feuser, S., Zimmermann, M., Pirson, F., 2011. Studying Pergamon’s Environs – Geoarchaeological Research in Elaia and Bakircay Valley. Proceedings of the International Bergama Symposium, pp. 48-65


  • Bemmann, J., Pohl, E., Schütt, B., Schwanghart, W., 2010. Archeological findings in the Upper and Middle Orchon Valley and their geographical setup. In: Bemmann, J., Hüttel, H.G., Pohl, E. (eds): Mongolian-German Qara Qorum-Expedition. FAAK (Forschungen zur Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen) , 8, Vol. 1, 307-319. Bonn.
  • Berking, J., Beckers, B., Schütt, B., 2010. Runoff in two semi-arid watersheds in a geoarcheological context – a case study of Naga (Sudan) and Resafa (Syria). Geoarchaeology, 25/6, 815-836.
  • Girma, M.M., B.Schütt, S.B Awulachew, M. Mccartney, S.S. Demissie, 2010. Downscaling rainfall in the upper Blue Nile basin for use in hydrological modeling. , The Global Dimensions of Change in River Basins, 2010, 73-82.
  • Herrmann, M., Lu, X., Berking, J., Schütt, B., Yao, T., Mosbrugger, V., 2010. Reconstructing Holocene Vegetation and Climate History of Nam Co Area (Tibet), using pollen and other palynomorphs. Quaternary International, 218/1-2, 45-57.
  • Keil, A., Berking, J., Mügler, I., Schütt, B., Schwalb, A., Steeb, P., 2010. Hydrological and geomorphological basin and catchment characteristics of Lake Nam Co, South-Central Tibet. Quaternary International, 218/1-2, 118-130.
  • Mügler, I., Gleixner, G., Günther, F., Mäusbacher, R., Daut, G., Schütt, B., Berking, J., Schwalb, A., Schwark, L., Xu, B., Yao, T., Zhu, L., Yi, C., 2010. A multi-proxy approach to reconstruct hydrological changes and Holocene climate development of Nam Co, Central Tibet. Journal of Palaeolimnology, 43, 625-648. DOI 10.1007/s10933-009-9357-0
  • Schütt, B., Berking, J., Frechen, M., Frenzel, P., Schwalb, A., Wrozyna, C., 2010. Late Quaternary transition from lacustrine to a fluvio-lacustrine environment in the north-western Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau, China. Quaternary International, 218/1-2, 104-117.
  • Schütt, B., Ducke, K., Krause, J., 2010. A cluster-analysis-based climate classification for NE Africa. Palaeoecology of Africa, 30, 199-225.
  • Schütt, B., Wenclawiak, B., 2010. Soil erosion off-site effects in the environment of Lake Abaya, South Ethiopia. Die Erde, 2010/1-2, 1-16.
  • Schwanghart, W., Schütt, B., Möller, S., 2010. Environmental characteristics of the Upper and Middle Orkhon Valley, Mongolia. In: Bemmann, J., Hüttel, H.G., Pohl, E. (eds): Mongolian-German Qara Qorum-Expedition. FAAK (Forschungen zur Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen), 8, Vol. 1, 14-26. Bonn.
  • Schwalb, A., Schütt, B., Fang, XM, 2010. Climate evolution and environmental response on the Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International, 218/1-2, 1-2.


  • Baumhauer, R., Felix-Henningsen, P., Schütt, B., 2009. Geomorphological Research in the South-Central Sahara in Review. Palaeoecology of Africa, 29, 1-21.
  • Beckers, B., Schütt, B., 2009. Different Dimensions of Recent Vegetation Dynamics of North and West Africa. Palaeoecology of Africa, 29, 197-219.
  • Berking, J., Keil., A., Schütt, B., 2009. A review of paleo-hydrological and geomorphological character of Lake Nam Co, South-Central Tibet. Quaternary Sciences, 29, 4, 655-664.
  • Krause, J., Schütt, B., 2009. Fluvial geomorphology of the Achelouma valley, NE Niger. Palaeoecology of Africa, 29, 137-157.
  • Schütt, B., Krause, J., 2009. Comparison of proxy-based palaeoenvironmental reconstructions and hindcast-modelled annual precipitation – a review of Holocene palaeoenvironmental research in the central Sahara. Palaeoecology of Africa, 29, 23-37.
  • Schwanghart, W., Frechen, M., Kuhn, N.J., Schütt, B., 2009. Holocene environmental changes in the Ugii Nuur basin, Mongolia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 279, 160-171.
  • Wang, LQ, CL Yi; B. Schütt, GC Dong, 2009. Genetic Characteristics and Environmental Implications of Sedimentary Deposits of Lake Nam Co in Tibetan Plateau. Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 27/3, 503-510.
  • Wang LQ , Yi, CL , Xu XK , Schütt, B. , Liu KX, Zhou LP, 2009. Soil properties in two soil profiles from terraces of the Nam Co Lake in Tibet, China. Journal of Mountain Science, 6/4, 354-361.


  • Schütt, B., Berking, J., Frechen, M., Yi, C., 2008. Late Pleistocene lake level fluctuations of the Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau, China. Z. f. Geomorphologie, Suppl.-Bd. NF, 2, 57-74.
  • Schwanghart, W., Schütt, B., 2008. Holocene morphodynamics in the Ugii Nuur basin, Mongolia – insights from a sediment profile and 1D electrical resistivity tomography. Z. f. Geomorph. N. F., Suppl.-Bd., 2, 35-55.
  • Schwanghart, W., Schütt, B., 2008. Meteorological causes of Harmattan dust in West Africa. Geomorphology, 95/3-4, 412-428.
  • Schwanghart, W., Schütt, B., Walther, M., 2008. Holocene climate evolution of the Ugii Nuur basin, Mongolia. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 25/6, 986-998.


  • Blumberg, S., Schütt, B., 2006. Spatial Distribution of Lake Sediments in the Lake Abaya Bottleneck. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie, Teil I, Jahrgang 2004 (1/2), 113-128.
  • Bussert, R., Schütt, B., 2006. Geomorphological and Sedimentological evidence for Holocene lake level changes of Lake Ashengi, Northern Ethiopia. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie, Teil I, Jahrgang 2004 (1/2), 9-26.
  • Schütt, B., 2005. Late Quaternary environmental change on the Iberian Peninsula. Die Erde, 136 (1), 23-34.
  • Schütt, B., 2006. Rekonstruktion, Abbildung und Modellierung der holozänen Reliefentwicklung der Cañada Hermosa, Einzugsgebiet des Rio Guadalentin (SE Iberische Halbinsel). Nova Acta Leopoldina NF, 94, 83-111.
  • Schütt, B., 2006. Aktuelle Mensch-Umwelt-Interaktionen. In: Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Geomorphologie (ed.), Die Erdoberfläche - Lebens- und Gestaltungsraum des Menschen. Z. f. Geomorphologie, Suppl.-Bd. NF, 148, 41-42.
  • Schütt, B., 2006. Die indirekten Einflüsse des Menschen auf die Reliefsphäre. In: Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Geomorphologie (ed.), Die Erdoberfläche - Lebens- und Gestaltungsraum des Menschen. Z. f. Geomorphologie, Suppl.-Bd. NF 148, 47-55.
  • Schütt, B., Thiemann, S., 2006. Kulfo River, South-Ethiopia as a regulator of lake level changes in the Lake Abaya-Lake Chamo System. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie, Teil I, 2004 (1/2), 129-143.


  • Schütt, B., Thiemann, S., 2005. Modern lake-level rise and accelerated fluvio-lacustrine sedimentation of Lake Abaya, south Ethiopia – A case study from the Bilate River delta, northern lake area. In: Jansky, L., Haigh, M.J., Prasad, H. (eds): Sustainable management of headwater resources: Research from Africa and India. (UNU Series on Water Resource Management and Policy). Tokyo, New York, Paris. United Nations University Press. p. 137-154.
  • Schütt, B., Thiemann, S., Wenclawiak, B., 2005. Deposition of modern fluvio-lacustrine sediments in Lake Abaya, South Ethiopia - A case study from the delta areas of Bilate River and Gidabo River, northern basin. Z. f. Geomorphologie, Suppl.-Bd. NF, 138, 131-151.


  • Schütt, B., 2004. Reconstruction of Holocene weathering conditions from chemical character of playa-lake-sediments - a case study from central Spain. Lecture Notes in Earth Science, 102, 5-30.


  • Goßmann, H., R. Fuest, V. Albrecht, R. Baumhauer, C. Gläßer, R. Glaser, R. Glawion, H. Nolzen, J. Ries, H. Saurer & B. Schütt, 2003. Online-Lernmodule zur Physischen Geographie – Das Projekt WEBGEO. Geographische Rundschau, 55, 56-61.


  • Schütt, B., H. Löhr & R. Baumhauer, 2002. Mensch-Umwelt-Beziehungen in Raum und Zeit – Konzeption eines Fundstellenkatasters für die Region Trier. – Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen, 146, 74-83.
  • Löhr, H., B. Schütt, R. Baumhauer, 2002. Installation of a cadastral for archaeological sites - a case study from the Trier district/Germany. – Z.f. Geomorph., Suppl.-Bd., 128, 17-29.


  • Roth, D., B. Schütt, 2001. Las galerías con lumbreras (qanat): Obras maestras de ingeniería rural amenazada. Revista Velezana, 20, 53-64.


  • Schütt, B., 2000. Holocene paleohydrology of playa-lake systems in central Spain - a reconstruction based on mineral composition of the lacustrine sediments. -Quaternary International, 73-74, 7-27.
  • Hill, J., B. Schütt, 2000. The Use of Remote Sensing Satellites for Mapping Complex Patterns of Erosion and Stability in Arid Mediterranean Ecosystems. -Remote Sensing of Environment, 74, 557-569.
  • Schütt, B., 2000. Holocene paleoenvironments in central Spain reconstructed by sedimentological investigation of playa-lake-systems. In: Slaymaker, O. (ed.), Human Activity and Global Environmental Change. John Wileys & Sons, Chichester. p. 151-184.
  • Udelhoven, T., B. Schütt, 2000. Capability of feed-forward networks for a chemical evaluation of sediments with diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. – Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 51, 9-22.


  • Schütt, B., R. Baumhauer, 1999. Holozäner Klimawandel im Becken der Laguna de Gallocanta (Iberisches Randgebirge) - Die Rekonstruktion vorzeitlicher geomor­phologischer Prozeßgefüge mithilfe der statistischen Analyse mineralogischer und geochemischer Indikatoren limnischer Sedimente. Erdkunde, 53, 48-64.


  • Hill, J., T. Udelhoven, B. Schütt, A. Yair, 1998. Differentiating biological soil crusts in a sandy arid ecosystem (Nizzana, Negev-Desert, Israel) based on hyperspectral data acquired with DAIS 7915. In: Schaepmann, M., Schläpfer, D. & Itten, K. (eds), 1st EARSEL Workshop on Im­aging Spectroscopy -Proceedings of the EARSEL workshop, Zürich, 6.-8.10.1998. p. 427-436.
  • Jarmer, T., B. Schütt, 1998. Analysis of iron contents in carbonate bedrock  by spectroradiometric detection based on experimentally designed substrates. In: Schaepmann, M., Schläpfer, D. & Itten, K. (eds), 1st EARSEL Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy -Proceedings of the EARSEL workshop, Zürich, 6.-8.10.1998. p. 375-382.
  • Schütt, B., 1998. Reconstruction of Holocene Paleoenvironments in the Endorheic Basin of Laguna de Gallocanta, Central Spain by Investigation of Mineralogical and Geochemical Characters from Lacustrine Sediments. -Journal of Paleolimnology, 20: 217-234.
  • Schütt, B., 1998. Reconstruction of palaeoenvironmental conditions by investigation of Holocene playa-sediments in the Ebro Basin, Spain: Preliminary results. -Geomorphology, 23, 273-283.
  • Schütt, B., R. Baumhauer, 1996. Playasedimente aus dem zentralen Ebrobecken/Spanien als Indikatoren für holozäne Klimaschwankungen - ein vorläufiger Bericht. -Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen, 140, 33-42.
  • Udelhoven, T., J. Hill, B. Schütt, A. Imeson, L.H. Cammeraat, 1998. A neural network approach for the identification of the organic carbon content of soils in a degraded semiarid ecosystem (Guadalentin, SE Spain) based on hyperspectral data from the DAIS-7915 sensor. In: Schaepmann, M., Schläpfer, D. & Itten, K. (eds), 1st EARSEL Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy -Proceedings of the EARSEL workshop, Zürich, 6.-8.10.1998. p. 437-444.


  • Schütt, B., 1995: Dissolved load budget of drainage basin systems on silicate rocks and land use in the Northern Eifel/Germany. -Z. Geomorph N.F., Suppl.-Bd. 100, 191-192.


  • Schütt, B., 1994. Der Haushalt gelöster Stoffe in Fließgewässernn auf silikatischen Gesteinen der Nordeifel und seine Beeinflussung durch die Landnutzung. -Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen, 138, 195-206.
  • Schütt, B., 1994. Ermittlung des Stoffhaushaltes - Datenerhebung und Datenauswertung am Beispiel des Kalltales/Eifel. In: D. Barsch, R. Mäusbacher, K.H. Pörtge & K.-H. Schmidt (eds): Messungen in fluvialen Systemen. -Springer Verlag, Berlin., S. 27-50.




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