Dr. Andreas Bergner

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Universität Potsdam,
Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften

Dr. Andreas Bergner
Haus 27, Raum 2.30

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
E-Mail:
bergner@geo.uni-potsdam.de
Telefon:
+49 331 977 5843
Fax:
+49 331 977 5700
Dr. Andreas Bergner

 

  • Biografie
  • Forschung
  • Publikationen

Biografie

2008-current
Scientific coordinator at Potsdam University, Focus on International projects; Coordinator of the Potsdam Research Cluster for Georisk Analysis, Environmental Change and Sustainability (PROGRESS); Coordinator of Research-focus area Earth sciences at Potsdam University; Coordinator of other projects in Turkey, Argentina and the US
2007
Research fellow at the Berkley Geochronolgy Center (BGC) and University of California, Berkeley (UCB). Focus on Ar-Ar dating of tephra deposits.
2006
Degree of Science Management from the Center of Science and Research Management, Speyer (ZWM)
2004-2005
PostDoc at Potsdam University, Member of the DFG-funded "Lake Naivasha Coring Project". 

2004
Dr. rer. nat. in Geology, Potsdam University. Title of Thesis "Lake-Level Fluctuations and Late-Quaternary Climate Change in the Central Kenya Rift". Grade: Magna cum laude.
2000-2003
PhD student at Potsdam University. Member of the DFG-funded research project 'Insolation forcing of climate and hydrology in the Naivasha Basin, Kenya'. Member of the PAGES-PEP III program. Research focus on paleohydologic reconstructions (based on sediment petrology and diatoms), paleoclimatology and paleohydrologic modeling.
2000
Graduate degree (Diploma) in Geoecology, Potsdam University. Title of thesis "Lake-level fluctuations of paleo-Lake Naivasha, Kenya", advisors: Manfred Strecker, Martin Trauth

Forschung

Research background: Sedimentary geology and paleolimnology (Diatoms, African lakes), Paleoclimate of East Africa, tropical climates and paleo-ENSO, Geochronology (Ar-Ar dating), Lake-Balance Modeling

Science management, Project coordination, Outreach & Science Communication, Industrial contracting, Sponsoring & Fundraising

Coordinator of PROGRESS (www.earth-in-progress.de) and ITN ALErT project (www.itn-alert.org)

Publikationen

Bergner, A.G.N., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H., Deino, A., Gasse, F., Blisniuk, P., Dühnforth, M., (2009): Tectonic and climatic control on evolution of rift lakes in the Central Kenya Rift, East Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28 (25-26), 2804-2816.

Trauth, M.H., Maslin, M.A., Deino, A.L., Strecker, M.R., Bergner, A.G.N., Dühnforth, M. (2007): High- and low-latitude forcing of Plio-Pleistocene East African climate and human evolution. Journal of Human Evolution, 53, 475-486.

Dühnforth, M., Bergner, A.G.N., Trauth, M.H. (2006): The hydrological budget of the Nakuru-Elmenteita basin, Central Kenya Rift, during the Early Holocene wet period. Journal of Paleolimnology, 36, 281-294.

Bergner, A.G.N., Trauth, M.H. (2004): Comparison of the hydrologic and hydrochemical evolution of Lake Naivasha (Kenya) during three highstands between 175 and 60 kyr BP. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 125 (1-2), 17-36.

Bergner, A.G.N., Trauth, M.H., Bookhagen, B. (2003): Paleoprecipitation estimates for the Lake Naivasha basin (Kenya) during the last 175 k.y. using a lake-balance model. Global and Planetary Change, 36, 117-136.

Trauth, M.H., Deino, A.L., Bergner, A.G.N., Strecker, M.R. (2003): East African climate change and orbital forcing during the last 175 kyr BP. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 206, 297-313. 

Biografie

2008-current
Scientific coordinator at Potsdam University, Focus on International projects; Coordinator of the Potsdam Research Cluster for Georisk Analysis, Environmental Change and Sustainability (PROGRESS); Coordinator of Research-focus area Earth sciences at Potsdam University; Coordinator of other projects in Turkey, Argentina and the US
2007
Research fellow at the Berkley Geochronolgy Center (BGC) and University of California, Berkeley (UCB). Focus on Ar-Ar dating of tephra deposits.
2006
Degree of Science Management from the Center of Science and Research Management, Speyer (ZWM)
2004-2005
PostDoc at Potsdam University, Member of the DFG-funded "Lake Naivasha Coring Project". 

2004
Dr. rer. nat. in Geology, Potsdam University. Title of Thesis "Lake-Level Fluctuations and Late-Quaternary Climate Change in the Central Kenya Rift". Grade: Magna cum laude.
2000-2003
PhD student at Potsdam University. Member of the DFG-funded research project 'Insolation forcing of climate and hydrology in the Naivasha Basin, Kenya'. Member of the PAGES-PEP III program. Research focus on paleohydologic reconstructions (based on sediment petrology and diatoms), paleoclimatology and paleohydrologic modeling.
2000
Graduate degree (Diploma) in Geoecology, Potsdam University. Title of thesis "Lake-level fluctuations of paleo-Lake Naivasha, Kenya", advisors: Manfred Strecker, Martin Trauth

Forschung

Research background: Sedimentary geology and paleolimnology (Diatoms, African lakes), Paleoclimate of East Africa, tropical climates and paleo-ENSO, Geochronology (Ar-Ar dating), Lake-Balance Modeling

Science management, Project coordination, Outreach & Science Communication, Industrial contracting, Sponsoring & Fundraising

Coordinator of PROGRESS (www.earth-in-progress.de) and ITN ALErT project (www.itn-alert.org)

Publikationen

Bergner, A.G.N., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H., Deino, A., Gasse, F., Blisniuk, P., Dühnforth, M., (2009): Tectonic and climatic control on evolution of rift lakes in the Central Kenya Rift, East Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28 (25-26), 2804-2816.

Trauth, M.H., Maslin, M.A., Deino, A.L., Strecker, M.R., Bergner, A.G.N., Dühnforth, M. (2007): High- and low-latitude forcing of Plio-Pleistocene East African climate and human evolution. Journal of Human Evolution, 53, 475-486.

Dühnforth, M., Bergner, A.G.N., Trauth, M.H. (2006): The hydrological budget of the Nakuru-Elmenteita basin, Central Kenya Rift, during the Early Holocene wet period. Journal of Paleolimnology, 36, 281-294.

Bergner, A.G.N., Trauth, M.H. (2004): Comparison of the hydrologic and hydrochemical evolution of Lake Naivasha (Kenya) during three highstands between 175 and 60 kyr BP. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 125 (1-2), 17-36.

Bergner, A.G.N., Trauth, M.H., Bookhagen, B. (2003): Paleoprecipitation estimates for the Lake Naivasha basin (Kenya) during the last 175 k.y. using a lake-balance model. Global and Planetary Change, 36, 117-136.

Trauth, M.H., Deino, A.L., Bergner, A.G.N., Strecker, M.R. (2003): East African climate change and orbital forcing during the last 175 kyr BP. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 206, 297-313.