Prof. Dr. Gregor Markl

Funktion: Professor

Anschrift:
Universität Tübingen
Petrologie
Wilhelmstraße 56
72076 Tübingen

Büro: Raum 157, Lothar-Meyer-Bau

+49-(0)7071-29-72930
+49-(0)7071-29-3060
gregor.markl(at)uni-tuebingen.de

Sprechzeiten:
Nach Vereinbarung

Education

1991-1994 Study of Mineralogy at the University of Freiburg, Germany; Diploma Thesis: Beryl- and cassiterite-bearing greisens of the Triberg grnite massif, Schwarzwald
1994-1997 PhD student at the University of Freiburg, Germany; PhD Thesis: Petrology and geochemistry of middle and deep crustal rocks, Lofoten Island, Norway (supervisor: Prof. K. Bucher)
1997-1999 Lecturer (C1) at the University of Freiburg; Habilitation for Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry
1999-2005 C3-Professor for Petrology of magmatic and metamorphic rocks, Institut für Geowissenschaften, University of Tübingen
2004 Vice-president of the Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft (DMG)
2005-2006 President of the Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft (DMG)
since 2005 W3-Professor (chair) for Petrology, Institut für Geowissenschaften, University of Tübingen

Honours and awards

2002 Alfred Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Award for young university teachers, € 500,000 for 5 years of research
since 2002 Member of the Junge Akademie of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften and the Leopoldina
since 2007 Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina)

Scholarships

1990-1994 Member of the 'Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes'

Stays abroad

10/1996-12/1996 Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics (R. Frost), Laramie/Wyoming, USA
01/1997-02/1997 Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Geology (T. Foster), University of Iowa, USA
03/1997-06/1997 Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences (J. Ferry), Johns Hopkins University, USA
1998 and 2000 Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Earth Sciences (B. Wood), University of Bristol, U.K.
09/2003-11/2003 Visiting Scientist, School of Geography and Geosciences (A. Finch), St. Andrews University, U.K.
12/2003 Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Earth Sciences (B. Yardley, D. Banks), Leeds University, U.K.

Field work

1994, 1995, 1997 Norway (Lofoten Islands, Fongen-Hyllingen, Svartisen nappe, Holsnøy, Sognefjord, Oslorift)
1995-1996 German Antarctica expedition GEOMAUD 95/96, Dronning Maud Land
1998 Ilimaussaq intrusion, South Greenland
1999 Gardar Province, South Greenland
2000 Gardar Province, South Greenland
2001 Skaergaard intrusion, East Greenland
2005 Motzfeld Complex, South Greenland

Research interests

Petrogenesis of alkaline rocks

Halogenes in the continental crust

Petrology of granulitic and eclogitic rocks

Thermodynamic modelling of mineral textures in granulites

Phase relations, geochemistry and a petrogenetic model for the formation and evolution of anorthosites, related rocks and other magmatites crystallized at low water activity

Geochemistry of hydrothermal ore deposits