Wintersemester 2016/17

Das Programm im Wintersemester 2016/2017



A tale told by ancient terrestrial rocks - and what the Moon has to do with it

Dr. Peter Sprung
(Institut für Geologie und Mineralogie, Universität zu Köln)

Invited by: Philipp Gleißner



Small things matter: nanoscale control of geological processes

Prof. Dr. Oliver Plümper
(Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University)

Invited by: Timm John



Assessing the role of the Indian Ocean for global climate change: lessons from modern and Holocene corals

Dr. Miriam Pfeiffer
(Geological Institute, RWTH Aachen)

Invited by: Jens Zinke



 Chemical equilibrium in rocks and minerals under stress

Dr. Hans Vrijmoed
(Institute of Geochemistry and Petrology, ETH Zürich)

Invited by: Timm John



Subduction-Driven Recycling of Continental Margin Lithosphere

Prof. Alan Levander
(Department of Earth Science, Rice University)

Invited by: Mark Handy



Applications of 17O in terrestrial water and rocks

Dr. Daniel Herwartz
(Institut für Geologie und Mineralogie, Universität zu Köln)

Invited by: Elis Hoffmann



Plates vs. Plumes: A geological controversy

Prof. Gillian R. Foulger 
(Durham University - U.K.)

Invited by: Serge Shapiro



Global change and the last Mediterranean coral reefs

Dr. Diego Kersting
(Paläontologie, Freie Universität Berlin)

Invited by: Georg Heiss



OH-defects in quartz as monitor for origin and provenance 

Prof. Dr. Roland Stalder 
( Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, Universität Innsbruck)

Invited by: Ralf Milke



Die Tektonik der Kaledoniden in Ostgrönland 

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Nagel 
(Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University)

Invited by: Elis Hoffmann



Das Problem der wärmeentwickelnden radioaktiven Abfälle 

Prof. Dr. Walter Franke
(Freie Universität Berlin)

Invited by: Serge Shapiro



Mechanisms of continental lithospheric thinning: Evidence from the Alpine Tethys 

Dr. Geoffroy Mohn 
(Département Géosciences et Environnement , Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

Invited by: Mark Handy