Department of Geoscience

Research in the Department of Geosciences

Overarching Research Themes

Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment

Environmental Geosciences

Earth System Evolution

Social Transformations in a Changing World

Research foci of the individual workgroups are described on their web sites

Coordinated Research Projects

Collaborative Research Center 1253 "CAMPOS-Catchments as Reactors"

funding institution: Deutscher Forschungsgemeinschaft

funding period: 2017-2021

spokesperson: Peter Grathwohl

Collaborative Reseach Center 1070 "ResourcesCultures"

funding institution: Deutscher Forschungsgemeinschaft

funding period: 2013-2021

spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Martin Bartelheim – Institute of Prehistory and Medieval Archaeology

Research Training Group 1829 "Integrated Hydrosystem Modelling"

funding institution: Deutscher Forschungsgemeinschaft

funding period: 2012-2021

spokesperson: Olaf Cirpka

Priority Program 1803 "EarthShape: Earth Surface Shaping by Biota"

funding institution: Deutscher Forschungsgemeinschaft

funding period: 2015-2021

spokesperson: Todd Ehlers