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Dr. Harry Becker
Professor of Geochemistry

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Geochemistry

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 706 68
Emailhbecker@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Harry Becker

Areas of Expertise

  • Age, origin, and composition of meteorites
  • Formation of the solar system and planets
  • Chemical evolution of the Earth
  • Volcanism and its causes


Dr. Marco Bohnhoff
Professor of Geophysics

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Department Section Geophysics

Malteserstrasse 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)838-70587 ; GFZ Potsdam +49 331 288-1327
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 70830
Emailbohnhoff@gfz-potsdam.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Marco Bonhoff

Areas of Expertise

  • Earthquakes
  • Seismic monitoring
  • Induced seismicity (geothermal, CO2 storage)
  • Fracking


Dr. Margot Böse
Professor of Geograhical Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 703 73
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 704 24
Emailm.boese@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Margot Böse

Areas of Expertise

  • Quaternary research
  • Climate history
  • Glacial history
  • Landscape genesis and development in Central Europe, with and without human influence
  • Glacial and Holocene relief formation in Taiwan, especially in the high mountains and coastal areas
  • Climate history in the East Asian monsoon region


Dr. Peter Halbach
Professor of Marine Geochemistry

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Geochemistry

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 706 75
Emailhbrumgeo@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Areas of Expertise

  • Link between volcanism, earthquake activity, and submarine hot springs
  • Volcanic activity in Indonesia, Hawaii, and Europe
  • Marine mineral resources
  • Ore formation on the sea floor
  • Deep-sea mining


Dr. Mark Handy
Professor of Geology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Geology

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 703 11
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 706 94
Emailmark.handy@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Mark Handy

Areas of Expertise

  • Earthquakes, especially the traces of earthquakes along major fault zones in the Earth’s crust
  • Movement of tectonic plates in the Earth today and in a historical perspective
  • The formation of mountains


Dr. Helmut Keupp
Professor of Paleontology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Paleontology

Malteserstr. 74-100 Haus H, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 70270
Emailkeupp@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Helmut Keupp

Areas of Expertise

  • Paleontology
  • Invertebrates


Dr. Hannelore Kußerow
Privatdozent

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geographical Sciences
Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Emaillolotondi@geog.fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. Hannelore Kußerow

Areas of Expertise

  • Desertification in the Sahel region of Africa
  • Focus on Mali, Niger, and Darfur/Sudan
  • Strategies for combating desertification
  • Resource protection
  • Remote sensing
  • Early recognition of crisis
  • Security policy


Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder
Professor of Geology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 701 06
Emailreinhold.leinfelder@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropocene
  • Coral reefs
  • Sustainability transformation
  • Research communication
  • Museology
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


Dr. Dirk Scherler
Professor of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences

Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam

Phone (Office)+49 331 288 286 46
Emailscherler@gfz-potsdam.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Dirk Scherler

Areas of Expertise

  • Processes of the Earth's surface (rivers, slopes, glaciers)
  • Landscape development
  • Himalayan glaciers


Dr. Michael Schneider
Professor of Hydrogeology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Hydrogeology

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 70653
Emailm.schneider@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Michael Schneider

Areas of Expertise

  • Groundwater research
  • Water resources in urban areas
  • Regional international research areas: Middle East


Dr. Serge Shapiro
Professor of Geophysics

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences
Geophysics

Malteserstr. 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 708 39
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 708 30
Emailshapiro@geophysik.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Serge A. Shapiro

Areas of Expertise

  • Oil and gas exploration
  • Earthquake physics
  • Geothermal energy and earthquakes
  • Seismology
  • Seismic exploration
  • Rock physics