Alexander Balduin, B.Sc.
Geochemistry Group / Geodynamics and Mineral Physics of Planetary Processes group
Room 241 Building B
Study & Research Interests
Planetology; Precambrian Research; Geochemical modelling; Modelling Geological Processes through Matlab, Fortran and Perple_X; Clean lab: Major & Trace Elements; Using ICP-MS analyses for geochemistry; Stable Isotopes
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
Balduin A. and Noack L. (2019) - Mantle mixing efficiency during Archean Earth EGU2019-4454 | Posters | GD1.2/AS4.61/BG5.4/CL1.01/GMPV1.6/TS1.6
Balduin A., Noack L. (2018) - Phase transitions in rocky mantles - influence of composition and temperature EGU2018-1810 | Posters | GD3.1/GMPV7.3/PS1.2/SM4.08
Noack L., Balduin A. (2018) - Mantle mixing over time EPSC2018-558 | Oral | EXO4/TP14/OPS9/MD6
Geological mapping: Eifel, Brohtal - April 2012 - 14 Days
Field trip: Vulkanismus in der Eifel