Germany

Ulrich Heimhofer, Professor of Geology
Institute of Geology, Leibniz University Hannover, 30167 Hannover, Germany
Email: heimhofer@geowi.uni-hannover.de
 
 
 
Education
Diploma in Geology/Paleontology, University of Erlangen, Germany (1999)
Doctor in Natural Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Switzerland (2004)
Postdoc at University of Oxford, Department of Earth Science, United Kingdom (2004-2006)
Junior professor at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany (2006-2011)
Professor of Geology in Hannover since 2011
Research Interests
  • Stable Isotope Geochemistry and Chemostratigraphy of Mesozoic Sedimentary Rocks
  • Transport, Deposition and Preservation of Sedimentary Organic Matter
  • Mesozoic Palaeoclimate and Paleoceanography
Current Projects
Current research projects involve PhD, MSc and BSc students and primarily focus on the following topics:
  • The distribution of particulate organic matter in Early Cretaceous mudstone succession in Poland, France and Germany
  • The occurrence and stratigraphic significance of angiosperm pollen in Albian successions of the Lusitanian Basin
  • The response of continent-derived organic matter input to the late Cretaceous oceanic anoxic event (OAE) 2
  • Carbonate platform drowning and recovery during Cretaceous climate anomalies

Latest Tweets View Twitter Feed JSR paper: Aragonite Fans In Neoproterozoic Cap Carbonates: Implications For Postu2013Snowball Earth Coastal Environment http://t.co/ZDnNW4QVp5 3/24/2015 9:30:08 AM JSR paper: Sediments Beneath Multi-Year Sea Ice: Delivery By Deltaic and Eolian Processes http://t.co/2syMB8ZA64 3/24/2015 9:29:19 AM JSR paper: Coevolution of Minibasin Subsidence and Sedimentation: Experiments http://t.co/45zg7Cblh4 3/24/2015 9:29:01 AM