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Dr. Johannes Zieger

Johannes Zieger

Institut für Geographische Wissenschaften

FR Angewandte Physische Geographie, Umwelthydrologie und Ressourcenmanagement



Malteserstr. 74-100
Raum H035
12249 Berlin


  • Statistik mit R (B.Sc.)
  • Geostatistik mit R (M.Sc.)

Research interest

  • Basin development
  • isotope geochronology
  • sedimentay dispersion patterns

peer-reviewed articles


  • Zieger J, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Gerdes A, Marko L, Linnemann U (2021) Tracing southern Gondwanan sedimentary paths: A case study of northern Namibian late Palaeozoic sedimentary rocks. Sedimentology
  • Gärtner A, Hofmann M, Zieger J, Sagawe A, Krause R, Stutzriemer M, Gesang S, Gerdes A, Marko L, Lana C, Linnemann U (2021) Implications for sedimentary transport processes in southwestern Africa: a combined zircon morphology and age study including extensive geochronology databases. International Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Linnemann U, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Gärtner J, Zieger J, Krause R, Haenel R, Mende K, Ovtcharova M, Schaltegger U, Vickers-Rich P (2021) An Upper Ediacaran Glacial Period in Cadomia: the Granville tillite (Armorican Massif) – sedimentology, geochronology and provenance. Geological Magazine: 1-15
  • Richter‐Krautz J, Hofmann M, Zieger J, Linnemann U, Kleber A (2021) Zircon provenance of Quaternary cover beds using U‐Pb dating: regional differences in the south‐western USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms doi:10.1002/esp.5073

2020 and older

  • Errami E, Linnemann U, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Zieger J, Gärtner J, Mende K, El Kabouri J, Gasquet D, Ennih N: From Pan-African transpression to Cadomian transtension at the West African margin: New U-Pb zircon ages from the Eastern Saghro inlier (Anti-Atlas, Morocco) (2020) Geol Soc Spec Publ 503, doi:10.1144/sp503-2020-105
  • Zieger J, Stutzriemer M, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Gerdes A, Marko L, Linnemann U (2020) The evolution of the southern Namibian Karoo-aged basins: implications from detrital zircon geochronologic and geochemistry data. Int Geol Rev, doi:10.1080/00206814.2020.1795732
  • Zieger J, Harazim S, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Gerdes A, Marko L, Linnemann U (2020) Mesozoic deposits of SW Gondwana (Namibia) – Unravelling Gondwanan sedimentary dispersion drivers by detrital zircon. Int J Earth Sci, doi:10.1007/s00531-020-01864-22019
  • Hegner E, Rajesh S, Willbold M, Müller D, Joachimski M, Hofmann M, Linnemann U, Zieger J, Purushothaman Pradeepkumar A (2020) Sediment-derived origin of the putative Munnar carbonatite, South India. J Asian Earth Sci:104432, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2020.104432
  • Elicki O, Linnemann U, Hofmann M, Zieger J, Gärtner A, Klein D, Meischner T (2020) Zircon geochronology and provenance of the late Proterozoic and early Palaeozoic of southwestern Jordan. Dt. Geol. Geowiss.,doi: 10.1127/zdgg/2020/0217
  • Zieger J, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Marko L, Gerdes A, Ehling B-C, Linnemann U (2019) The geochronological history of the Hohnsdorf Crystalline Complex (Germany) – Piecing together the puzzling evolution of the Mid-German Crystalline Rise. Z. Dt. Geol. Geowiss., doi: 10.1127/zdgg/2020/0219
  • Zieger J, Bittner L, Gärtner A, Hofmann M, Gerdes A, Marko L, Linnemann U (2019) U–Pb ages of magmatic and detrital zircon of the Döhlen Basin: geological history of a Permian strike-slip basin in the Elbe Zone (Germany). Int J Earth Sci, doi: 10.1007/s00531-019-01683-0
  • Zieger J, Rothe J, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Linnemann U (2019) The Permo-Carboniferous Dwyka Group of the Aranos Basin (Namibia) -How detrital zircons help understanding sedimentary recycling during a major glaciation. J. Afr. Earth Sci., doi: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.103555
  • Linnemann U, Ovtcharova M, Schaltegger U, Gärtner A, Hautmann M, Geyer G, Vickers-Rich P, Rich T, Plessen B, Hofmann M, Zieger J, Krause R, Kriesfeld L, Smith J (2018) New high‐resolution age data from the Ediacaran–Cambrian boundary indicate rapid, ecologically driven onset of the Cambrian explosion. Terra Nova, doi: 10.1111/ter.12368
  • Konatè M, Ahmed Y, Gärtner A, Alzouma Amadou D, Maharou HI, Tourba K, Hofmann M, Zieger J, Linnemann U (2018) U–Pb detrital zircon ages of sediments from the Firgoun and Niameyareas (eastern border of West African Craton, West Niger). C. R. Geoscience, doi: 10.1016/j.crte.2018.06.005
  • Gärtner G, Youbi N, Villeneuve M, Linnemann U, Sagawe A, Hofmann M, Zieger J, Mahmoudi A, Boumehdi MA (2018) Provenance of detrital zircon from siliciclastic rocks of the Sebkha Gezmayet unit of the Adrar Souttouf Massif (Moroccan Sahara) – Palaeogeographic implications. C. R. Geoscience, doi: 10.1016/j.crte.2018.06.004
  • Zieger J, Linnemann U, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Marko L, Gerdes A (2017) A new U–Pb LA-ICP-MS age of the Rumburk granite (Lausitz Block, Saxo‑Thuringian Zone): constraints for a magmatic event in the Upper Cambrian. Int J Earth Sci, doi: 10.1007/s00531-017-1511-8
  • Linnemann U, Pidal AP, Hofmann M, Drost K, Quesada C, Gerdes A, Marko L, Gärtner A, Zieger J, Ulrich J, Krause R, Vickers-Rich P, Horak J (2017) A ~565 Ma old glaciation in the Ediacaran of peri-Gondwanan West Africa. Int J Earth Sci, doi: 10.1007/s00531-017-1520-7
  • Linnemann U, Su T, Kunzmann L, Spicer RA, Ding W-N, Spicer TEV, Zieger J, Hofmann M, Moraweck K, Gärtner A, Gerdes A, Marko L, Zhang S-T, Li S-F, Tang H, Huang J, Mulch A, Mosbrugger V, Zhou Z-K (2017) New U-Pb dates show a Paleogene origin for the modern Asian biodiversity hot spots. Geology, doi: 10.1130/G39693.1
  • Hofmann M, Voigt T, Bittner L, Gärtner G, Zieger J, Linnemann U (2017) Reworked Middle Jurassic sandstones as a marker for Upper Cretaceous basin inversion in Central Europe—a case study for the U–Pb detrital zircon record of the Upper Cretaceous Schmilka section and their implication for the sedimentary cover of the Lausitz Block (Saxony, Germany). Int J Earth Sci, doi: 10.1007/s00531-017-1552-z