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.

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

2017 

Hoffmann, J.E., Schneider, K.P., Kröner, A., Boyet, M., Münker, C. (2017) Tracing crustal reworking processes within the Ancient Gneiss Complex (Swaziland) by 176Hf-142Nd isotope systematics. GeoBremen 2017, Annual Meeting of DGGV and DMG.

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Boyet, M., Münker, C., Kröner, A. (2017) Reworking of enriched 142Nd signatures in early Archean crustal rocks from the eastern Kaapvaal Craton (South Africa). Oral presentation at the 27th Goldschmidt Conference in Paris.

Hoffmann, J.E., Schneider, K.P., Münker, C., Sprung, P., Patyniak, M., Kröner, A. (2017) A new model for the formation of lower Onverwacht volcanics (Barberton Greenstone Belt). 27th Goldschmidt Conference in Paris.

Schneider, K.P., Boyet, M., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C., Kröner, A. (2017) Parallel occurrence of enriched and non-enriched 142Nd signatures in Archean cratonic rocks from the eastern Kaapvaal Craton (South Africa). Oral presentation at the DMG Sektionstreffen for Geochemistry, Petrology and Petrophysics at Freie Universität Berlin.

Schneider, K.P., Boyet, M., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C., Kröner, A. (2017) Implications of 146Sm-142Nd systematics on Paleoarchean volcanic and granitoid rocks from the eastern Kaapvaal Craton. Oral presentation at the second annual meeting Schwerpunktprojekt 1833 "Building a habitable Earth".

Hoffmann, J.E., Schneider, K.P., Münker, C., Sprung, P., Patyniak, M., Kröner, A. (2017) A geodynamic model for the lower Onverwacht Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt (South Africa). Second annual meeting Schwerpunktprojekt 1833 "Building a habitable Earth".

2016

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Kröner, A., Münker, C., Patyniak, M., Sprung, P. (2016) Granite-greenstone relationships in the oldest mafic rocks of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa. Oral presentation at the 35th International Geological Congress in Cape Town.

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C., Kröner, A., Sprung, P., Patyniak, M. (2016) Granite-greenstone relationships in the oldest mafic rocks of the Barberton Greenstone Belt. Oral presentation at the first annual meeting Schwerpunktprojekt 1833 "Building a habitable Earth".

 

2015 

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C., Kröner, A., Patyniak, M. (2015) Are mafic and ultramafic rocks from the lower Onverwacht Group (Barberton Greenstone Belt) crustally contaminated? Oral presentation at GeoBerlin 2015, Annual Meeting of DGGV and DMG, at the Freie Universität Berlin

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C., Kröner, A., Patyniak, M. (2015) A felsic basement beneath the Barberton Greenstone Belt? Constrains from Hf-Nd isotope and trace element data. Oral presentation at 25th Goldschmidt Conference in Prague.

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C. (2015) Granitoid-greenstone relationships in the eastern Kapvaal craton and implications for early crustal evolution. Poster Presentation at the Research Conference of the Graduate School of Geosciences (GSGS) Cologne at the University of Cologne. My poster won the third poster price (see certificate in appendix).

 

2014

Schneider, K.P., Kirchenbaur, M., Fonseca, R.O.C., Kasper, H.U., Froitzheim, N., Münker, C. (2014) Tracing crustal assimilation and basement compositions in differentiated volcanic rocks from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field: Insights from Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb isotopes. Oral presentation at the DMG 92nd Annual Meeting "Minerals at Focal Point" at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena.

Schneider, K.P., Kirchenbaur, M., Fonseca, R.O.C., Kasper, H.U., Froitzheim, N., Münker, C. (2014) Tracing crustal assimilation in differentiated volcanic rocks from the Siebengebirge Volcanic Field. Oral presentation at the DMG Sektionstreffen for Geochemistry, Petrology and Petrophysics at the Leibniz University of Hannover.

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)

2017

Schneider, KP., Hoffmann, JE., Boyet, M., Münker, C., Kröner, A. Coexistence of Archean igneous rocks with enriched and non-enriched 142Nd signatures in the eastern Kaapvaal Craton, southern Africa. Submitted to Earth and Planetary Science Letters on 10.07.2017. Under review since 21.07.2017.

Schneider, KP., Hoffmann, JE., Münker, C., Roerdink, D., Sprung, P., Kröner, A. Tracing the magmatic history of the lower Onverwacht Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt (South Africa). In preparation for Precambrian Research.

 

2016

Schneider, KP., Kirchenbaur, M., Fonseca, R.O.C., Kasper, H.U., Münker, C., Froitzheim, N. (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 Pe-trology.

Hoffmann, J.E., Kröner, A., Hegner, E., Viehmann, S., Xie, H., Iaccheri, L.M., Schneider, K.P., Hofmann, A., Wong, J., Geng, H., Yang, J. (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.