Kathrin Schneider

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Address Malteserstraße 74-100
Room 204, Building B
12249 Berlin
Telephone (+49) 30 83870200
Email kathrin.schneider@fu-berlin.de

Office hours

Research Interests

Modelling of fractional crystallisation and crustal assimilation by means of Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb isotopic data on volcanic rocks from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field, Germany.

Evolution of the mafic and ultramafic continental crust in the early Archean Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa, by means of Hf-Nd isotopic and trace element systematics

Education

2008 – 2013:   Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn Geoscience

 

2013   Graduation with a Master of Science degree in Geosciences

          Title of MSc. thesis: Fractional crystallisation and crustal assimilation on differentiated

          volcanic rocks from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field (SVF): Insights from Pb isotopes

 

2011   Graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geoscience

          Title of BSc. thesis: Sedimentological research of the Sobrarbe Deltaic Complex (SDC)

          and Escanilla Formation in the area of Santa María de Buil in the Aínsa Basin,

          northern Spain.

Professional Experience

Sep 2010   Co. Kühn Geoconsulting GmbH Bonn

Jan 2006    Social internship at Lebenshilfe Bonn e.V.

Talks

Aug 2016   35th International Geological Congress in Cape Town

                 Oral presentation with the title: Granite-greenstone relationships in the oldest

                 mafic rocks of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa.

 

Oct 2015   GeoBerlin 2015, Annual Meeting of DGGV and DMG at the Freie Universität Berlin

                Oral presentation with the title: Are mafic and ultramafic rocks from the lower

                Onverwacht Group (Barberton Greenstone Belt) crustally contaminated?

 

Aug 2015  25th Goldschmidt Conference in Prague

                Oral presentation with the title: A felsic basement beneath the Barberton

                Greenstone Belt? Constrains from Hf-Nd isotope and trace element data.

 

Jan 2015   Research Conference of the Graduate School of Geosciences (GSGS)

                Cologne at the University of Cologne

                Poster Presentation with the title: Granitoid-greenstone relationships in

                the eastern Kapvaal craton and implications for early crustal evolution.

 

Sep 2014  DMG 92nd Annual Meeting "Minerals at Focal Point" at the

                Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena

                Oral presentation with the title: Tracing crustal assimilation and basement

                compositions in differentiated volcanic rocks from the Siebengebirge

                Volcanic Field: Insights from Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb isotopes.

 

Jun 2014   DMG Sektionstreffen for Geochemistry, Petrology and Petrophysics

                at the Leibniz University of Hannover

                Oral presentation with the title: Tracing crustal assimilation in differentiated volcanic

                rocks from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field: Insights from Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb isotopes

International Field Work

2015      South Africa and Swaziland, Field Trip and Sampling for PhD. Thesis (2 weeks)

2012      Syros, Magmatic and Metamorphic Petrology Field Trip (2 weeks)

2012      Northern Spain, Pyrenees, Sedimentological Field Trip (2 weeks)

2011      Northern Spain, Pyrenees, Sedimentological Field Mapping for

             Bachelor Thesis (2 weeks)

2011      Bulgaria, Structural geology Field Mapping Course (2 weeks)

2010      Southern Spain, Sedimentological Field Trip (2 weeks)

2009      Northern Spain, Pyrenees, Field Mapping Course (2 weeks)

2015  Syros, Tutoring of Magmatic and Metamorphic Petrology Field Trip (2 weeks)

2014  Syros, Tutoring of Magmatic and Metamorphic Petrology Field Trip (2 weeks)

2012  Northern Spain, Pyrenees, Tutoring of Field Mapping Course (2 weeks)

J. Elis Hoffmann, Alfred Kröner, Ernst Hegner, Sebastian Viehmann, Hangqian Xie, Linda M. Iaccherie, Kathrin P. Schneider, Axel Hofmann, Jean Wong, Hongyan Geng, Jinhui Yang (2016) Source composition, fractional crystallization and magma mixing processes in the 3.48–3.43 Ga Tsawela tonalite suite (Ancient Gneiss Complex, Swaziland) – Implications for Palaeoarchaean geodynamics. Precambrian Research, 276, 43-66.

K. P. Schneider, M. Kirchenbaur, R. O. C. Fonseca, H. U. Kasper, C. Münker, N. Froitzheim (2016) Role of crustal assimilation and basement compositions in the petrogenesis of differentiated intraplate volcanic rocks: a case study from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field, Germany. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171:58.