Doctoral Students

Active Doctoral Students of the Graduate School

GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, email ricarda.maekeler @ gfz-potsdam.de
Causes for slow weathering and erosion in the steep, warm, monsun-subjected highlands of Sri Lanka.
 
DYCOS Nichtlineare Dynamik, U Potsdam, email nschuetz @ agnld.uni-potsdam.de
Trends, rhythms and events in Plio-Pleistocene African climate: deciphering climate-evolution linkages using advanced methods of data analysis.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email sven.borchardt @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Nonlinear Analysis of hyperspectral remote sensing data (BMWi EnMap)
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email adeeken @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Quantifying long-term erosion and exhumation rates across different climatic compartments of the southern Himalayan Front, NW-India.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email saptarshi @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Temporal variation in Himalayan Erosion over last 5 Ma.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email ebert @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Fuzzy Logic Methods on Remote Sensing Data.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email patricia.eugster @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Competing influence of fluvial and glacial erosion in the western Himalaya.
 
Istem Fer
Vegetationsökologie und Naturschutz, U Potsdam, email fer.istem @ gmail.com
Transient Vegetation Dynamics under Palaeoclimatic Changes in the Complex Topoghraphy of East Africa.
 
Verena Förster
Seminar für Geographie und ihre Didaktik, U Köln, email V.Foerster @ uni-koeln.de
The Chew Bahir Coring Project: Climate-vegetation feedbacks during the African Humid Period in the southern Ethiopian Rift.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email sina.grewe @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Biogeochemical adaptation to variable lake chemistry. 
 
Alfred-Wegener-Institut, email franziska.hanf @ awi.de
Aerosol-cloud-monsoon interactions based on HIRHAM regional climate model simulations from 1950 until 2010.
 
Alfred-Wegener-Institut, email liv.heinecke @ awi.de
Himalayan pollen as tracer of monsoonal strength and moisture source.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email hoffmann @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Deciphering the past and present monsoonal mois-ture gradients in the Arun valley, eastern Nepal. 
 
Biochemie und Biologie, U Potsdam, email kyalo @ uni-potsdam.de
Ancient DNA from East African lakes.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, email olen @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Reconstructing rates and impact of glacial erosion in the Arun Valley, eastern Himalaya.
 
Kevin Oluoch
Potsdam Institut für Klimafolgenforschung, email oluoch @ pik-potsdam.de
Spatio-temporal analysis of rainfall anomaly patterns and extremes in the monsoonal region from the complex network perspective.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam email saswati.sarkar @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Holocene variations in the Strength of the SW Indian Monsoon System: A combined sedimentological, biomarker and stable isotope approach.
 
Vegetationsökologie und Naturschutz, U Potsdam, email synodino @ uni-potsdam.de
Modeling past and future climate induced vegetation changes in East African savannas.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email veronica.torres.acosta @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Assessing uplift, exhumation and erosion processes in the Kenya Rift through (U/Th)-He thermochronology and cosmogenic nuclide dating.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email witte @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Differentiating between tectonic and erosional exhumation in the Eastern Nepalese Himalaya.
 

Former Doctoral Students of the Graduate School

Dr. Anoop Ambili
Now at Geo Company in India
Paleoclimate reconstructions Spiti Valley, Himalaya
 
Now at University of Malawi
Paleoenvironmental reconstructions in the Malawi Rift.
 
Now at AWI Potsdam, email laura.epp @ awi.de
Recent and fossil DNA as indicators of past environmental change.
 
Now at University of Vienna, Austria, email estherh @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Seismicity, active normal faulting and thrusting in different compartments of the Himalaya – local phenomena or regional trends?
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email annett @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Fluctuating climate and consequences for the mammalian and hominin evolution: closing the gap in the Northern Kenya Rift.
 
Now at Depatment of Mathematics, U North Carolina, email nmalik @ email.unc.edu
Nonlinear data analysis to detect complex tectonics-climate-biosphere interactions in the African-Asian Monsoonal domain.
 
Now at University of Nairobi, Kenya, email lydiaolaka @ uonbi.ac.ke
The sensitivity of East African rift lakes to climate fluctuations.
 
Now at FU Berlin, Institute of Meteorology (Post-doc HIMPAC project), email stefan.polanski @ met.fu-berlin.de
The role of the Himalayan and the Tibetan plateau for the Indian monsoon
 
Now at CALTECH, USA email scherler @ caltech.edu
What controls late Pleistocene and Holocene erosion in the NW Himalaya?
 
Now at AWI Potsdam, email kathleen.stoof-leichsenring @ awi.de
Impact of environmental pressure on biodiversity: tectonically controlled environmental separation in the Kenya Rift.
 
Now at GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, email fwilke @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Quantifying crystalline exhumation in the Himalaya.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email wichura @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Modelling physical properties of rocks as function of geodynamic and erosional processes and its feedback.
 
Now at Arhus University, email juwis @ biology.au.dk
Quantitative climate reconstruction of the African/Asian monsoon optimum.
 
Now at Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email wolff @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
East African monsoon variability since the last glacial.
 
Now at Universität Zürich, email hendrik.wulf @ geo.uzh.ch
Contemporary surface processes in the Sutlej region of North India.
 
Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften, U Potsdam, email zamagni @ geo.uni-potsdam.de
Biocalcification in the Paleogene.