Alexander Balduin, B.Sc.
Geochemistry Group / Geodynamics and Mineral Physics of Planetary Processes group
Student Assistant, M.Sc. Student
Room 241 Building B
Study & Research Interests
Geochemical modelling; Major & Trace Elements; Precambrian Research; Using ICP-MS analyses for geochemistry; Modelling through Matlab, Fortran and Perplex, Stable Isotope
Supervisor: Lena Noack & Julia Schmidt
South Africa, Swasiland: Comparison the major and trace element chemistry of samples from Swasiland with the Ancient Gneiss Complex (AGC).
Supervisor: Elis Hoffmann & Kathrin Schneider
Feb 2022 - recent: Student Assistant for Section 3.3: Earth Surface Geochemistry
at the GFZ: Boron Isotopes experiments
Oct 2017 - Feb 2022: Student Assistant for Prof. Dr. Lena Noack
Feb 2017 - Apr 2022: Student Assistant for the TRR 170 and FUB Geochemistry Website
and management of computer resources.
(Webmaster : https://www.trr170-lateaccretion.de )
Apr 2016 - Sep 2017: Student Assistant for Section 3.3: Earth Surface Geochemistry
at the GFZ: Sample preparation and general support of
Cleanlab & ICP – Lab analyses.
Feb 2016 - Nov 2016 : Preparation of Samples from Southafrica (AGC/BA) in the Mineral
Separation Lab and Clean Lab related to the DFG funded Project with
PI Dr. Elis Hoffmann and Kathrin Schneider.
German-Swiss Geodynamik Workshop (Part of the organisation team)
EPSC 2019 in Geneva
EGU 2019 in Vienna
EANA 2018 in Berlin (Part of the organisation team)
EPSC 2018 in Berlin
EGU 2018 in Vienna
Force 2017 in Berlin
Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Kröner, A., Balduin, A., Sprung, P., Schleicher, A.M., Münker, C. (2022): A Mesoarchean large igneous province on the eastern Kaapvaal Craton (southern Africa) confirmed by metavolcanic rocks from Kubuta, Eswatini. Lithosphere; (Special 8): 5729877. DOI: 10.2113/2022/5729877
Geological mapping: Eifel, Brohtal - April 2012 - 14 Days
Field trip: Vulkanismus in der Eifel