Work Groups

The Department of Geosciences includes more than 25 work groups with more than 300 coworkers in total. Work groups with similar disciplinary orientation have formed five research areas within the department.

Work Groups within the Department of Geosciences

Research Area

Work Groups Involved

Applied Geosciences

Geomicrobiology

Prof. Dr. Andreas Kappler

Geophysics

Prof. Dr. Erwin Appel

Hydrogeochemistry

Prof. Dr. Peter Grathwohl

Sedimentary Geology

Prof. Dr. Thomas Aigner

Environmental Mineralogy

Prof. Dr. Stefan B. Haderlein

Environmental Physics

Prof. Dr. Jens Bange

Hydrogeology

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Olaf A. Cirpka

Environmental Analytical Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Christian Zwiener

Environmental Biotechnology

Prof. Dr. Largus T. Angenent

Environmental and Engineering Geophysics

Prof. Dr. Peter Dietrich

Environmental Toxicology

Prof. Dr. Beate Escher

Environmental Systems Analysis

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christiane Zarfl

Geography

Soil Science and Geomorphology

Prof. Dr. Thomas Scholten

Economic Geography

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kinder

Stadt- und RegionalentwicklungGeoecology
Prof. Dr. Yvonne Oelmann

Urban / Regional Development

Prof. Dr. Dr. Olaf Kühne

Physical Geography / Geoinformatics

Prof. Dr. Volker Hochschild

Mineralogy & Geodynamics

Applied Mineralogy

Prof. Dr. Klaus G. Nickel

Experimental Mineralogy

Prof. Dr. Marcus Nowak

Geology

Prof. Todd Ehlers, Ph.D.

Petrology

Prof. Dr. Gregor Markl

Isotope Geochemistry

Prof. Dr. Ronny Schönberg

Structural Geology

Prof. Dr. Paul Bons

Palaeobiology

Invertebrate Palaeontology

Prof. Dr. James Nebelsick

Biogeology

Prof. Dr. Hervé Bocherens

Vertebrate Palaeontology

Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Pfretzschner

Terrestrial Palaeoclimatology

Prof. Dr. Madeleine Böhme

Micropalaeontology

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Annett Junginger

 

Prehistory & Archaeology Science

Early Prehistory and Quartary Ecology

Prof. Nicholas J. Conard, Ph.D.

Palaeoanthropology

Prof. Dr. Katerina Harvati-Papatheorodou

Archaeo- and Paleogenetics

Prof. Dr. Johannes Krause

Geoarchaeology

Jun.-Prof. Dr.Christopher Miller