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Dr. Moritz Nykamp

Working Group Prof. Dr. Schütt

Researcher

Address
Malteserstr. 74-100, Building H
Room H 145
12249 Berlin
Fax
(+49 30) 838 - 458711

Office hours

on appointment

Since 2017

Post-doc in the DFG-projekt "Die prähistorischen Gesellschaften Obermesopotamiens und ihre Subsistenz"

Since 2012

Scientific Assistant at the Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Geographical Sciences, Physical Geography

2013 - 2017

PhD-student in the doctoral program "Landscape Archaeology and Architecture (LAA)" at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies

2012 - 2017

PhD-student at the Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Earth Sciences. Doctoral thesis: Human–environment interactions in the environs of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania

2009-2012

M.Sc. studies in Geography (Terrestrial Systems) at the Freie Universität Berlin. Masters thesis: Geoarchaeological Terrain and Sediment Analyses in the Lower Kaïkos (Bakırçay) Valley, Western Turkey

2009-2011 Student Assistant in the AI-8 project "Ancient Landscapes in the Environs of Pergamon" in the Cluster of Excellence TOPOI
2005-2009

B.Sc. studies in Geographical Sciences at the Frei Universität Berlin. Bachelors thesis: High-Resolution Terrain Modelling in the Vicinity of the Settlement Felix Romuliana (written in germen)

2004-2005 Community Service
2004 A-levels at the Ratsgymnasium Wolfburg

Winter term 2019/20

Projekt II - Physisch-geographische und landschaftsarchäologische Untersuchungen in Westrumänien (M.Sc. Hauptseminar)

Summer term 2019

Projekt I - Physisch-geographische und landschaftsarchäologische Untersuchungen in Westrumänien (M.Sc. Hauptseminar)

Projekt I - Physisch-geographische und landschaftsarchäologische Untersuchungen in Westrumänien (M.Sc. Seminar im Gelände)

Winter term 2018/19

  • Lektürekurs zur Landschaftsarchäologie (M.Sc. Seminar)

Summer term 2018

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)

Winter term 2017/18

  • Einführung in geographisches und wissenschaftliches Arbeiten (B.Sc. Einführungsseminar)

Summer term 2017

  • Projektbezogenes Arbeiten: Spätpleistozäne und Holozäne Landschaftsentwicklung der Rituallandschaft Königsgrab Seddin / Prignitz (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Projektbezogenes Arbeiten II: Spätpleistozäne und Holozäne Landschaftsentwicklung der Rituallandschaft Königsgrab Seddin / Prignitz (B.Sc. Auswertungseminar)

Winter term 2016/17

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Laborpraktikum)

Summer term 2016

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik 
    (Vorlesung: Vermessungstechniken)
  • Einführung in die Geomorphologie und Bodengeographie (B.Sc. Seminar im Gelände)
  • Projekt I - Paläoumweltforschung-Moldova (M.Sc. Seminar im Gelände)

Winter term 2015/16

  • Einführung in die Klima- und Hydrogeographie (B.Sc. Einführungsseminar)
  • Summer term 2015
  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik
    (Vorlesung: Vermessungstechniken)

Winter term 2014/15

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Laborpraktikum)

Summer term 2014

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik
    (Vorlesung: Vermessungstechniken)

Winter term 2013/2014

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Laborpraktikum)
  • Projekt II - Terrestrische Systeme: Projektauswertung (M.Sc. Hauptseminar)

Summer term 2013

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Geländepraktikum)
  • Paläoumweltforschung - Projektvorbereitung Kurs I (M.Sc. Hauptseminar)
  • Paläoumweltforschung - Geländearbeit (M.Sc. Seminar im Gelände)

Winter term 2012/2013

  • Theorie und Praxis der physisch-geographischen Methodik (B.Sc. Laborpraktikum)

Peer-review:

Moritz Nykamp, Fabian Becker, Ricarda Braun, Nadja Pöllath, Daniel Knitter, Joris Peters, Brigitta Schütt (submitted): Sediment cascades and the entangled relationship between human impact and natural dynamics at the Pre-Pottery Neolithic site of Göbekli Tepe, Anatolia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

Moritz Nykamp, Jacob Hardt, Philipp Hoelzmann, Jens May, Tony Reimann (submitted): Towards timing and stratigraphy of the Bronze Age burial mound “Royal Tomb” (“Königsgrab”) of Seddin (Brandenburg, NE Germany)—results from a key sediment sequence. E&G Quaternary Science Journal.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Brigitta Schütt (2020): Sediment descriptions and geochemical analyses of radiocarbon-dated deposits from the vicinity of Göbekli Tepe—A dataset. Data in Brief 31, 106012.

Vincent Haburaj, Moritz Nykamp, Jens May, Philipp Hoelzmann, Brigitta Schütt (2020): On-Site VIS-NIR Spectral Reflectance and Colour Measurements—A Fast and Inexpensive Alternative for Delineating Sediment Layers Quantitatively? A Case Study from a Monumental Bronze Age Burial Mound (Seddin, Germany). Heritage 3, 528–548.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Brigitta Schütt (2020): Late Holocene geomorphodynamics in the vicinity of Göbekli Tepe, SE Turkey. Catena 195, 104759.

Daniel Knitter, Ricarda Braun, Lee Clare, Moritz Nykamp, Brigitta Schütt (2019): Göbekli Tepe: A Brief Description of the Environmental Development in the Surroundings of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Land 8 (4), 1-16.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Gábor Timár, Jan Krause, Bernhard S. Heeb, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2017): Estimation of wind-driven soil erosion of a loess-like sediment and its implications for the occurrence of archaeological surface and subsurface finds – An example from the environs of Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 12, 601-612.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Bernhard S. Heeb, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Rüdiger Krause, Brigitta Schütt (2017): A landscape archaeological approach to link human activities to past landscape change in the built-up area of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies 6, 1-15.

Moritz Nykamp, Philipp Hoelzmann, Bernhard S. Heeb, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2016): Holocene sediment dynamics in the environs of the fortification enclosure of Corneşti-Iarcuri in the Romanian Banat. Quaternary International 415, 190-203.

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard S. Heeb, Daniel Knitter, Jan Krause, Rüdiger Krause, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2015): Linking hydrological anomalies to archaeological evidences – identification of Late Bronze Age pathways at the fortification enclosure Iarcuri in western Romania. eTopoi. Journal for Ancient Studies, Special Volume 4, 77-92.

Steffen Schneider, Moritz Nykamp, Albrecht Matthaei, Wiebke Bebermeier, Brigitta Schütt (2013): Alluvial geoarchaeology of a small drainage basin in western Anatolia: Late Holocene landscape development and the question of the mouth of the Paleo-Bakırçay. Quaternary International 312, 84-95.

Other:

Oliver Nakoinz, Daniel Knitter, Franziska Faupel, Moritz Nykamp (2020): Modelling Interactions in Landscapes. In: Piotr Łuczkiewicz (Ed.) Landschaft und Siedlungen, Wydawnictwo UMCS, 12-45.

Moritz Nykamp (2017): Human–environment interactions in the environs of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. Doctoral thesis at the Institute of Geographical Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin.

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard S Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Daniel Knitter, Jan Krause, Rüdiger Krause, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2016): Identification of ancient paths within the Late Bronze Age enclosure Cornesti-Iarcuri, western Romania. Geophysical Research Abstracts (abstracts volume).

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Brigitta Schütt, Alexandru Szentmiklosi (2014): Preliminary results on sediment and settlement dynamics in the environs of the fortification enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. GeoReview Journal (abstracts volume).

Conference contributions:

Ricarda Braun, Lee Clare, Daniel Knitter, Moritz Nykamp, Brigitta Schütt (2019): Göbekli Tepe in a landscape context. A work-in-progress report about the manifestation of a turning point in the history of humankind. Society for Near Eastern Landscape Archaeology (SNELA) International Symposium 2019, Istanbul.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Bernhard S. Heeb, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schüt (2018): The path network of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, Romania. 5th Landscape Archaeology Conference: LAC 2018, Newcastle & Durham.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Bernhard S. Heeb, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schüt (2018): Identification of ancient pathways in the loess landscape of W Romania. 5th Landscape Archaeology Conference: LAC 2018, Newcastle & Durham.

Philipp Hoelzmann, Jens May, Stephanie Hauschulz, Daniel Knitter, Moritz Nykamp (2018): A geomorphological - archaeological map of a ritual landscape in N-Germany. 5th Landscape Archaeology Conference: LAC 2018, Newcastle & Durham.

Moritz Nykamp (2017): Human-environment interactions in the environs of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. Colloquium at the Institute for Physical Geography of the Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main. (Invited by: Prof. Dr. Thiemeier)

Daniel Knitter, Moritz Nykamp, Oliver Nakoinz, Franziska Faupel (2017): Modelling interaction in landscapes. Humboldt-Kolleg: Landscape Archaeology, Lublin.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Bernhard Heeb, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2016): The ancient path network of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, W Romania. International Summer School: Opening the Landscape - Methods in Landscape Archaeology, Berlin.

Moritz Nykamp (2016): Landscape development and human-environment interactions in the environs of the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. Landscape Archaeology and Architecture Lecture Series Spring/Summer 2016, Berlin.

Moritz Nykamp, Daniel Knitter, Gábor Timár, Jan Krause, Bernhard Heeb, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2016): Quantification of wind-driven soil erosion in a loess-like sediment and its implications on the occurrence of archaeological surface and sub-surface finds. 10th International Workshop of Young Geomorphologists, Werbellinsee.

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard S. Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Daniel Knitter, Jan Krause, Rüdiger Krause, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2016): Identification of ancient paths within the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. EGU, Vienna.

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard S. Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Daniel Knitter, Jan Krause, Rüdiger Krause, Alexandru Szentmiklosi, Brigitta Schütt (2015): Identification of ancient paths within the Late Bronze Age enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri. Fortifications: Rise and Fall of Defended Sites in the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age of South-Eastern Europe, Timişoara.

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard S.  Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Brigitta Schütt, Alexandru Szentmiklosi (2014): Preliminary results on sediment and settlement dynamics in the environs of the fortification enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. Late Pleistocene and Holocene climatic variability in the Carpathian-Balkan region (CBW2014), Cluj-Napoca.

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard S. Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Brigitta Schütt, Alexandru Szentmiklosi (2014): First results on late Quaternary sediment dynamics in the environs of the fortification enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania. Arbeitskreis Geomorphologie 2014, Kiel.

Moritz Nykamp, Bernhard S. Heeb, Philipp Hoelzmann, Astrid Röpke, Brigitta Schütt, Astrid Stobbe, Alexandru Szentmiklosi (2014): Past sediment and vegetation dynamics in the hinterland of the Late Bronze Age fortification enclosure Corneşti-Iarcuri, western Romania – first results. 3rd Landscape Archaeology Conference: LAC 2014, Rom.

Moritz Nykamp, Steffen Schneider, Brigitta Schütt (2012): Geomorphological and Sedimentological Investigations in the Surroundings of the Ancient City of Atarneus. 2nd Landscape Archaeology Conference: LAC 2012, Berlin.