Dr. Manja Hethke

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Geologische Wissenschaften

Fachrichtung Paläontologie

Lecturer

Address Malteserstrasse 74-100, Haus D
Room D.034
D-12249 Berlin
Telephone +49(0)30 838 50431
Email manja.hethke@fu-berlin.de
  • ab Juli 2015 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der FU Berlin
  • bis 30. Juni 2015 Cambridge Arctic Shelf Programme (CASP), Cambridge, UK
  • 2009-2014 Dissertation: "A multiproxy approach to studying lake ecosystems in the Mesozoic"
  • 2011-2013 Frauenbeauftragte für das Department Geographie/Geowissenschaften
  • 2011 Teilnehmerin des Paleobiology Database Intensive Workshop in Analytical Methods, Australien
  • seit 2009 Vorstandsmitglied der "Freunde der Nordbayerischen Geowissenschaften e. V."
  • 2009-2014 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am GeoZentrum Nordbayern, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • seit 2008 Forschungsaufenthalte am Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology (NIGPAS) sowie an der Nanjing University, China
  • 2007-2008 Forschungsaufenthalte an der Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou
  • 2004-2005 University of Bristol, England
  • 2002-2009 Studium der Geologie und Paläontologie an der Universität Würzburg
  • Diplomkartierung: "Zur Geologie des Gebietes südlich von Kirn - Kartierung der Randfazies des Saar-Nahe-Beckens im Maßstab 1:10 000"
  • Diplomarbeit: "Holocene environments and microfauna of the Pearl River delta, South China: integrated analysis of core PRD 10"

Courses

  • Analytical Methods in Palaeobiology / Analytische Methoden in der Paläontologie
  • Facies Models / Faziesinterpretation
  • Introduction to palaeontological data analysis (non-recurring: Short course Nanjing, China 2016-04)
  • Introduction to Palaeontology / Allgemeine Paläontologie
  • Invertebrate Palaeobiology / Paläobiologie der wirbellosen Tiere I and II (Porifera, Cnidaria, Arthropoda, Brachiopoda, Mollusca: Bivalvia)
  • Rock sample preparation / Methoden der Paläontologie
  • Microfacies Analysis (Carbonate rocks) / Mikrofazies der Karbonate
  • Micropalaeontology and Biostratigraphy / Mikropaläontologie und Biostratigraphie

Field Trips to

BSc/MSc Theses

Bachelor

  • “Benthic community development and palaeoenvironment of the Callovian-Oxfordian Daohugou fossillagerstätte, Inner Mongolia, China” (Wang Shengyu; co-supervisor Baoyu Jiang, Nanjing)
  • “Floristic changes in the middle Miocene (Badenian–Sarmatian) palynoflora from the Lavanttal Basin, Austria” (Anne Engels; co-supervisors Johannes Bouchal, Christian Pott, Stockholm)
  • “Morphological response of the bivalve Corbulomima prora to palaeoenvironmental changes in the Kimmeridgian of Normandy, France” (Andreas Labohm)
  • „Meeresspiegelschwankungen im Kimmeridgium der Normandie, Frankreich, über Palynofaziesanalyse“ (Jessica Loeper; co-supervisor Olaf Lenz, Darmstadt)
  • “Analyse einer benthischen Faunengemeinschaft aus dem Schelfbereich des Callovium der Normandie, Frankreich“ (Romina Reike; co-supervisor Franz Fürsich)
  • “Paleontological analysis of unique, abundant and subparallel notostracan trace fossils from the Chinle Formation in Dinosaur National Monument, northeastern Utah, USA” (Josephina Hartung; co-supervisors Daniel Chore, Anne Bernhardt)
  • “Hard- and firmground formation in the Kimmeridgian of Normandy, France” (Maxim Sikorski)


Master

  • “Macrobenthic community changes with the Pliensbachian Amaltheenton, Buttenheim (Germany)” (Kristine Scheffler; co-supervisor Helmut Keupp)
  • „The palaeoenvironment and biostratigraphical significance of the conchostracans from the Late Triassic fissure deposits of Bristol and South Wales” (Jake Morton; co-supervisors David Whiteside, Michael Benton, Bristol)
  • “Microfossil community changes in the Kimmeridgian of Normandy, France” (Christina Becht)
  • Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T., Schneider, S., Jiang, B accepted. Sex determination of the Early Cretaceous clam shrimp Eosestheria middendorfii (Yixian Formation, China). – Lethaia.
  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K., Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Ammonites of the subfamily Mayaitinae Spath, 1928 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, Western India. – Geobios 48: 85-130.
  • Huntley, J.W., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Hethke, M., Liu, C. 2014. A complete Holocene record of trematode-bivalve infection and implications for the response of parasitism to climate change. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 111: 18150-18155.
  • Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T., Jiang B., Klaus R. 2013b. Oxygen deficiency in Lake Sihetun; formation of the Lower Cretaceous Liaoning Fossillagerstätte (China). – Journal of the Geological Society, London 170: 817-831.
  • Alberti, M., Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T., Liu, C. 2013. Macro- versus microfauna: resolution potential of bivalves, gastropods, foraminifera and ostracods in reconstructing the Holocene palaeoenvironmental evolution of the Pearl River delta, China. – Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 93: 327-353.
  • Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T., Jiang, B., Pan, Y. 2013a. Seasonal to sub-seasonal palaeoenvironmental changes in Lake Sihetun (Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation, NE China). – International Journal of Earth Sciences 102: 351-378.
  • Jiang B., Fürsich F.T., Hethke M. 2012. Depositional evolution of the Early Cretaceous Sihetun Lake and implications for regional climatic and volcanic history in western Liaoning, NE China. – Sedimentary Geology 257-260: 31-44.


Manuscripts close to submission or submitted

  • Hethke, M., Bennett, C.E., Fürsich, F.T., Jiang, B., Scholze, F., Dittrich, S., Neubauer, J.Clam-shrimp biomineralization (Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata) and its implications for the classification of the group.
  • Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T., Jiang, B. Taxonomic revision of Early Cretaceous clam shrimps from the Yixian Formation of western Liaoning.
  • Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T., Jiang, B., Schneider, S. Ontogenetic versus ecophenotypic variation in Early Cretaceous clam shrimps of the Yixian Formation.
  • Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T., Jiang, B. Benthic community development and palaeoenvironment of an Early Cretaceous lacustrine fossillagerstätte.


Oral presentations/Posters

  • Hethke M., Felsch, T., Fürsich F.T. 2014. Refined palaeoenvironmental analysis based on changes in macrobenthic communities – A case study from the Kimmeridgian of Normandy. – The 9th International Congress on the Jurassic System, 06.-09.01.2014. (Oral presentation)
  • Alberti, M, Pandey, D.K., Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T. 2014. Ammonites of the family Mayaitidae Spath, 1928 from the Oxfordian of Kachch, western India. – The 9th International Congress on the Jurassic System, 06.-09.01.2014. (Poster)
  • Hethke M., Fürsich F.T., Jiang B. 2013. Ecosystem evolution of Lake Sihetun: A multiproxy approach to the Early Cretaceous Liaoning Fossillagerstätte (China). – Joint meeting of the Palaeontological Society of China and the Paläontologische Gesellschaft, 23.-27.09.2013. (Oral presentation)
  • Hethke M., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Liu, C. 2012. Ostracods as a tool for reconstructing the evolution of the Holocene Pearl River delta of China. – International German Ostracodologists’ Meeting, Köln, Deutschland, 11.-14.10.2012. (Oral presentation)
  • Hethke M., Fürsich F.T., Jiang B. 2012. Oxygen deficiency in Lake Sihetun (NE China) and its consequences – Formation of a Lower Cretaceous fossillagerstätte. – Jubiläumstagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Berlin, 24.-29.09.2012. (Oral presentation)
  • Hethke M., Alberti M., Fürsich F.T., Liu C. 2012. A multiproxy approach to the reconstruction of relative sea-level changes in the Holocene Pearl River delta of China. – Jubiläumstagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Berlin, 24.-29.09.2012. (Poster)
  • Hethke M., Fürsich F.T., Jiang B. 2010. The role of microbial sealing of laminated sediment in exceptional preservation of Jurassic lake biota from Gansu (China). – Zitteliana, Series B 29: 48. – Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, München, 06.-08.10.2010. (Oral presentation)
  • Hethke M., Fürsich F.T., Jiang B. 2010. Determining morphotypes of fossil clam shrimps by Fourier shape analysis: possible implications and limitations tested on Middle Jurassic specimens from Gansu, China. – The 8th International Congress on the Jurassic System, Sichuan, China, 09.-13.08.2010. (Poster)