Dr. Martin Homann

06/2011 - today

PhD Student, Freie Universität Berlin

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christoph Heubeck

 

01/2011 - 04/2011

Research Associate, Universität  Potsdam

 

10/2003 - 12/2010

Diploma (MSc) in geology, Universität  Potsdam

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. M. Mutti, Dr. S. Tomás

Great Basin Fieldtrip, USA

2015

(Mono Lake)

Introduction to Field Geology

2015

(Schulenburg)

Introduction to Field Geology

2014

(Rosstrappe)

 

Permian-Triassic

Sedimentology of Germany

2014

(Ludwigstein)

Introduction to Field Geology

2013

(Silberhütte)

Permian-Triassic

Sedimentology of Germany

2013

(Wartburg)

Introduction to

Field Geology  

2012

(Heeseberg)

 

Introduction to

Field Geology

2011

(Teufelsmauer)

 

Research Interests 

  •  Archean ecosystems and the evolution of photosynthesis

  •  Microbial mats and microbial-related sedimentary structures

  •  3D geological and facies modeling with Petrel

  •  Clastic and carbonate sedimentology



 

Homann, M.,  Heubeck, C., Airo, A., Tice, M. (2015). Morphological adaptations of 3.22 Ga-old tufted microbial mats to Archean coastal habitats (Moodies Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa). Precambrian Research.  hier: Link zum paper

Homann, M. (2014). Moodies Group, Microbial Mats. In: M. Gargaud, R. Amils, J.C. Quintanilla, H.J. Cleaves, W.M. Irvine, D. Pinti and M. Viso (Editors), Encyclopedia of Astrobiology. Springer, Berlin.

Tomás, S., Homann, M., Mutti, M., Amour, F., Christ, N., Immenhauser, A., Agar, S. and Kabiri, L. (2013). Alternation of microbial mounds and ooid shoals (Middle Jurasssic, Morocco): Response to paleoenvironmental changes. Sedimentary Geology 294: 68-82.   pdf

Tomás, S., Zitzmann, M., Homann, M., Rumpf, M., Amour, F., Benisek, M., Marcano, G., Mutti, M. and Betzler, C., (2009). From ramp to platform: building a 3D model of depositional geometries and facies architectures in transitional carbonates in the Miocene, northern Sardinia. Facies 56: 195-210.   pdf

Homann, M. (2010). Sedimentology, Paleoecology and petrographic characterization of microbial mounds in a Middle Jurassic ramp, Central High Atlas Morocco. Diploma Thesis, Universität Potsdam.  pdf

Conference  abstracts

Homann, M.,  Heubeck, C., Airo, A., Tice, M., Nabhan, S., Microbially-induced carbonate precipitation, Moodies Group (3.2 Ga, BGB, South Africa). Talk, Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy, 2013  pdf

Homann, M.,  Heubeck, C., Correlation between ~3.22 Ga old microbial mat morphotypes and distinct paleoenvironments (Moodies Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa). Poster, GRC Geobiology Meeting , Ventura, USA, 2013  pdf

 Homann, M.,  Heubeck, C., Engelhardt, J., Drabon, N., Photosynthetic (?) microbial mats of the middle Archean Moodies Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt (South Africa). Talk, GAC-MAC Annual Meeting, St John's, Canada, May 2012.   pdf

 Tomás, S.,Homann , M., Mutti, M.,  Amour, F., Christ, N., Immenhauser, A., Frijia, G., and Agar, S., Microbial Mounds from the Middle Jurassic of the High Atlas (Morocco). Poster, AAPG International Conference and Exhibition, Milan, Italy, October 2011  pdf

 Homann, M., Tomás, S., Amour, F., Zitzmann, M., Mutti, M. and Immenhauser, A.,  Petrographic and mineralogical characterization of Middle Jurassic thrombolites (High Atlas, Morocco). Poster, SEPM-CES-GV, 25th Sediment Meeting, Potsdam, Germany, June 2010.   pdf

 

 Selected Workshops

 Homann, M., Tomás, S., Amour, F., Zitzmann, M., Christ, N., Mutti, M., Immenhauser, A., Agar, S., Shekhar, R., Benson, G. and Karcz K.,  Bioconstructions on a Middle Jurassic ramp, High Atlas, Morocco: characterizing different reef types and their operational modes. Poster, FC² (Fundamental controls on flow in carbonates) Annual Meeting, ExxonMobil, Houston, USA, September 2009.   pdf

Homann, M., Rumpf, M., Serno, M., Marcano, M., Benisek, M., Tomás, S., Sayago, J., Mutti, M., and Betzler, C., From ramp to platform: building a 3D model of depositional geometries in transitional carbonates in the Miocene, Northern Sardinia. Poster, FC² Annual Meeting, ExxonMobil, Leatherhead , GB, September 2008.   pdf