Dr. Hartmut Schulz

Head of Scanning Electron Microscopy (Booking, here)

Contact details

Room S529

Hölderlinstr. 12
72074 Tübingen

Office phone: +49 7071 29-72496

Office Fax: +49 (0) 7071 29 5766


Curriculum Vitae

Since 2004 Scientist (Akad. Rat A13), Fachbereich Geowissenschaften Tübingen
2003-2004 Research Scientist, Institut für Geowissenschaften Tübingen
1998-2002 Research Scientist Institut für Ostseeforschung Rostock-Warnemünde
1993-1997 Research Scientist Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe Hannover
1994 Dr. rer. nat. (Kiel)
1989 Studies in Würzburg and Kiel; Diploma


Wissenschaftliche Projekte

Teilnahme an Schiffsmissionen

1988 "EQUAMARGE II" Dakar/Senegal – Abidjan/Ivory Coast
1990 "PALEOCINAT I" Brest – Azores - Iceland – Brest/France
1992 "PALEOCINAT II" Brest – Azores – Toulon/France
1993 "SONNE 90" Karachi - Karachi/Pakistan
1995 "METEOR 32-2" Muskat – Muskat/Oman
1997 "SONNE 119" Muskat – Muskat/Oman
1998 "SONNE 136" Wellington/New Zealand – Hobart/Australia
2000 "Marion Dufresne IMAGES VI" Colombo/Sri Lanka - Salalah/Oman
2001 "METEOR 51/3" La Valetta/Malta – Istanbul/Turkey
2004 "AHAB5 A von Humboldt" Walvis Bay – Walvis Bay/Namibia
2006 "POSEIDON 334" Las Palmas – Messina/Italy
2007 "METEOR 74/1B" Fujairah – Fujairah/United Arab Emirates
2008 "MSMERIAN 09/2" St. John’s – St. John’s/Canada
2011 "POSEIDON 413" Messina – Genoa/Italy
2015 "METEOR 113/2" Azores/Portugal – Kingston/Jamaika



Geologische Vereinigung (DGGV), Paläontologische Gesellschaft, American Geophysical Union, The Micropaleontological Society TMS, Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte.

Publikationen (seit 1994)

46 Publications - 224 Impact Points - 1774 Citations (RESEARCHGATE 29.4.2015)


Ehrmann, W., Schmiedl, G., Seidel, M., Krüger S., and Schulz, H. A distal 145 ka sediment record of Nile discharge.- Climate of the Past Discussions, submitted

Munz, P., M. Siccha, A. Lückge, A. Böll, M. Kucera, and Schulz, H., 2015. Decadal-resolution record of winter monsoon intensity over the last two millennia from planktic foraminiferal assemblages in the northeastern Arabian Sea. Holocene, accepted.

Böll, A., Schulz, H., Munz,, P., Rixen, T., Gaye, B., and Emeis, K.-C., 2015. Contrasting sea surface temperature of summer and winter monsoon variability in the northern Arabian Sea over the last 25 ka.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 426: 10-21.


Böll, A., Lückge, A., Munz, P., Forke, S., Schulz, H., Ramaswamy, V., Rixen, T., Gaye, B. and Emeis, K.-C., 2014. Late Holocene primary productivity and sea surface temperature variations in the northeastern Arabian Sea: Implications for winter monsoon variability.- Paleoceanography, 29: 778-794, doi: 10.1002/2013PA002579

Schulz, H. and von Rad, U., 2014. Vertical and lateral flux on the continental slope of Pakistan: correlation of sediment core and trap results- Biogeosciences, 11: 3107-3120.

Hoffmann, R., Wochnik, A., Heinzl, C., Betzler, S.B., Griesshaber, Schulz, H., Kučera, M., E., Young, J., Scheu, C., and Schmahl, W.W. (2014). Nanoprobe crystallographic orientation studies of isolated shield elements of the coccolithophore species Emiliania huxleyi.- European Journal of Mineralogy, DOI: 10.1127/0935-1221/2014/0026-2365.


Wacker, L., Lippold, J., Molnár, M., Schulz, H. (2013). Towards single-foraminifera-dating with a gas ion source.- Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 294, 307-310.


Thuy, B. and Schulz, H., (2012). Reassessment of Ophiurites crinitus Quenstedt, 1876 (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea): an extant deep-sea brittle star group in a Jurassic coral reef.- Acta Paleontologica Polonica,

doi: dx.doi.org/10.4202/app.2011.0192


Lippold, J., Luo, Y., Francois, R., Allen, S.E., Gherardi, J., Pichat, S., Hickey, B., and Schulz, H. (2012). Strength and geometry of the Glacial Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation.- Nature Geoscience, 5: 813-816, doi: 10.10038/ngeo1608

Basavaiah, N., Blaha, U., Das, P.K., Deenadayalan, K., Sadashiv, M.B., and Schulz, H. (2012). Evaluation of environmental magnetic pollution screening in soils of basaltic origin: Results from Nashik Thermal Power Station, Maharashtra, India.- Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 19: 3028-3038.

Lückge,. A., Deplazes,. G., Schulz, H., Scheeder, G., Suckow, A.; Kasten, S. and Haug G. (2012). Impact of Indus River discharge on productivity and preservation of organic carbon in the Arabian Sea over the twentieth century.- Geology, 40/5: 399-402.

Moller, T., Schulz, H., Hamann, Y., Dellwig, O., and Kucera, M. (2012). Sedimentological and geochemical analysis of an exceptionally preserved last interglacial S5 sapropel in the Levantine Basin.- Marine Geology, 291: 34-48.


Schulz, H., Lückge, A., Emeis, K.-C., and Mackensen, A. (2011). Holocene to Late Pleistocene Zambezi riverine and marine sedimentation on the upper slope off Mozambique, 15°-21°S.- Marine Geology, 286: 21-34, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2011.05.003.

Lamy, F., Arz, H., Bartels, M., Dellwig, O., Kaiser, J., Kotthoff, U., Nickel, G., Plewe, S., Ruggieri, N., Schulz, H. and Weiner, A. (2011). RV Poseidon Cruise P413 - Ligurian Sea/Gulf of Genoa - Cruise Report , Bremerhaven, Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung.

Moller, T., Schulz, H., and Kučera, M. (2011). The effect of sea surface properties on shell morphology and size of the planktonic foraminifer Neogloboquadrina pachyderma in the North Atlantic.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.08.014.


Siccha, M., Trommer, G., Schulz, H., Hemleben, C., Kucera, M. (2009). Factors controlling the distribution of planktonic foraminifera in the Red Sea and implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions by transfer functions.- Marine Micropaleontology,doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2009.04.002.

Trommer, G., Siccha, M., van der Meer, M., Schouten, S., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Schulz, H., Hemleben, C, and Kucera, M. (2009). Crenarchaeota tetraether membrane lipids in surface sediments of the Red Sea.- Organic Geochemistry, 40: 724-731.

Klug, C., Schulz, H., and De Baets, K. (2009). Red Devonian trilobites with green eyes from Morocco and the silicification of the trilobite exoskeleton.- Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 54(1): 117–123.

Storz, D., Schulz, H., Waniek, J., Schulz-Bull, D., and Kučera, M. (2009). Seasonal and interannual variability of the planktic foraminiferal flux in the vicinity of the Azores Current.- Deep-Sea Research I, 56: 107-124.

Numberger; L., Hemleben, C., Hoffman, R., Mackensen, A., Schulz, H., Wunderlich, J.-M., and Kucera, M. (2009). Habitats, abundance patterns and isotopic signals of morphotypes of the planktonic foraminifer Globigerinoides ruber (d'Orbigny) in the eastern Mediterranean Sea since the Marine Isotopic Stage 12.- Marine Micropaelontology, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2009.07.004.

Siccha, M., Trommer, G., Schulz, H., Hemleben, C., Kucera, M. (2009). Factors controlling the distribution of planktonic foraminifera in the Red Sea and implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions by transfer functions.- Marine Micropaleontology, doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2009.04.002.


Rohling, E.J., Grant, K., Hemleben, Ch., Kucera, M., Roberts, A.P., Schmeltzer, I., Schulz, H., Siccha, M., Siddall, M., and Trommer, G. (2008). New contraints on the timing of sea level fluctuations during early and middle Marine Isotope Stage 3.- Paleoceanography, 23, PA3219, doi: 10.1029/2008PA001617.

Wendt, J., Neumann, U., and Schulz, H. (2008). Quaternary neotectonics and Fe-mineralizations in the Ahnet-Mouydir area (northern margin of the Hoggar Massif, southern Algeria).- Acta Geologica Polonica, 58/1: 13-26.

Kotthoff, U., Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Schmiedl, G., Lawson I.T., van de Schotbrugge, B., and Schulz, H. (2008). Lateglacial and Holocene vegetation dynamics in the Aegean region: an integrated view based on pollen data from marine and terrestrial archives.- The Holocene, 18/7:1019-1032.

Kotthoff, U., Pross, J., Müller, U.C., Peyron, O., Schmiedl, G., Schulz, H., and Bordon, A. (2008). Climate dynamics in the borderlands of the Aegean Sea during formation of sapropel S1 deduced from a marine pollen record.- Quaternary Science Reviews, 27: 832-845; doi:10.1016/ j.quascirev. 2007.12.001.


Klug, Ch., Montenari, M., Schulz, H., and Urlichs, M. (2007). Soft-tissue attachment and taphonomy of Middle Triassic Ceratitida.- In: Landman, N.H., Manger, W., and Tanabe, K. (eds), Cephalopods Present and Past: New Insights and Fresh Perspectives, Springer, New York, pp 205-220.


Schulz, H., Bayer, M., Denker, C., Hemleben, C., Martínez Botí, M. Numberger, L. D., Palamenghi, L., Storz, D., and van Raden, U., 2006. Cruise P334 F.S. Poseidon, Las Palmas - Messina (15.03.2006 to 03.04.2006), Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Cruise Report, 19pp.


Scholten, J., Fietzke, J., Mangini, A., Stoffers, P, Rixen, T., Gaye, B., Blanz, T., Sirocko, F., Schulz, H., Ganssen, G., and Ittekkot, V. (2005). Radionuclide fluxes in the Arabian Sea: The role of particle composition and deep-water scavenging.- Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 230 (3-4): 319-337.

Gaye-Haake, B., Lahajnar, N., Emeis, K.-Ch., Unger, D., Rixen, T., Suthhof, A., Ramaswamy, V., Schulz, H., Paropkari, A.L., Guptha, M.V.S., Ittekkot, V. (2005). Stable nitrogen isotopic ratios of sinking particles and sediments from the northern Indian Ocean.- Marine Chemistry, 96 (3-4): 243-255.


Pourmand, A., Marcantonio, F., and Schulz, H. (2004). Variations in productivity and eolian fluxes in the northeastern Arabian Sea during the past 110ka.- Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 221: 39-54.


Pflaumann, U., Sarnthein, M., Chapman, M., d`Abreu, L., Funnell, B., Huels, M., Kiefer, T., Maslin, M., Schulz, H., Swallow, J., van Krefeld, S., Vautravers, M., Vogelsang, E., and Weinelt, M. (2003). Glacial North Atlantic: Sea-surface conditions reconstructed by GLAMAP-2000.- Paleoceanography, 18/3, 1065, doi:10.1029/2002/PA000774, 2003.

Emeis, K.-C., Schulz, H., Struck, U., Rossignol-Strick, M., Erlenkeuser, H., Howell, M.W., Kroon, D., Mackensen, A. Ishizuka, S., Oba, T., Sakamoto, T., and Koizumi, I. (2003). Eastern Mediterranean surface water temperatures and d18O composition during deposition of sapropels in the late Quaternary.- Paleoceanography, 18/1, doi:10.1029/2000PA000617, 2003.

Schmiedl, G., Mitschele, A., Beck, S., Emeis, K.-C., Hemleben, C., Schulz, H., Sperling, M. and Weldeab, S. (2003). Benthic foraminiferal record of ecosystem variability in the eastern Mediterrranean Sea during times of Sapropel S5 and S6 deposition.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 190: 139-164.


Schulz, H., von Rad, U. and Ittekkot, V. (2002). Planktic foraminifera, particle flux and oceanic productivity off Pakistan, NE Arabian Sea: modern analogues and application to the paleorecord.- In: Clift, P.D., Kroon, D., Gaedicke, C., and Craig, J. (eds), The Tectonic and Climatic Evolution of the Arabian Sea Region, Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ. 195: 499-516.

von Rad, U., Burgath, K.-P., Pervaz, M., and Schulz, H. (2002). Discovery of the Toba Ash (ca. 70 ka) in a high-resolution core recovering millennial monsoonal variability off Pakistan.- In: Clift, P.D., Kroon, D., Gaedicke, C., and Craig, J. (eds), The Tectonic and Climatic Evolution of the Arabian Sea Region, Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ. 195: 445-461.

Lückge, A., Reinhardt, L., Andruleit, H., Doose-Rolinski, H., von Rad, U., Schulz, H. and Treppke, U. (2002). Formation of varve-like laminae off Pakistan: decoding 5 years of sedimentation.- In: Clift, P.D., Kroon, D., Gaedicke, C., and Craig, J. (eds), The Tectonic and Climatic Evolution of the Arabian Sea Region, Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ. 195: 421-531.

Weldeab, S., Emeis, K.-C., Hemleben, Ch., and Schulz, H. (2002). Sr-Nd isotope and geochemical analysis of lithogenic components in Late Pleistocene sapropels and homogenous sediments from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea: Implications for detrital influx and climatic conditions in the source areas.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 66: 3585-3598.

Schulz, H., Emeis, K.-C., Erlenkeuser, H., von Rad, U., and Rolf, Ch. (2002). The Toba volcanic event and interstadial/stadial climates at the marine isotopic stage 5 to 4 transition in the northern Indian Ocean.- Quaternary Research, 57: 22-31.


Lückge, A., Doose-Rolinski, H., Khan, A.A., Schulz., H., and von Rad, U. (2001). Monsoonal variability in the northeastern Arabian Sea during the past 5,000 years: geochemical evidence from laminated sediments.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 167: 273-286.

Schulz, H., Emeis, K.-C., Winn, K., and Erlenkeuser, H. (2001). Oberflächentemperaturen des Eem-Meeres in Schleswig-Holstein – die U37-Indizien (Sea-surface temperatures of the Eemian Sea in Schleswig-Holstein – evidence from the U37-alkenone indices).- Meyniana, 53: 151-169.

Sarnthein, M., Stattegger, K., Dreger, D., Erlenkeuser, H., Grootes, P., Haupt, B., Jung, S., Kiefer, T., Kuhnt, W., Pflaumann, U., Schäfer-Neth, C., Schulz, H., Schulz, M., Seidov, D., Simstich, J., van Kreveld, S., Vogelsang, E., Völker, A.H.L., and Weinelt, M. (2001). Fundamental modes and abrupt changes in North Atlantic circulation and climate over the last 60 ky — Concepts, reconstructiom, and numerical modelling.- In: Schäfer, P., Ritzrau, W., Schlüter, M., and Thiede, J. (eds), The Northern North Atlantic: A changing environment, pp 365-410. Springer Verlag, Berlin.


von Rad, U., Schaaf, M., Michels, K. H., Schulz, H., Berger, W.H., and Sirocko, F. (1999). A 5,000-year record of climate change in varved sediments from the Oxygen Minimum Zone off Pakistan, Northeastern Arabian Sea.- Quaternary Research, 51: 39-53.

von Rad, U., Schulz, H., Riech, V., den Dulk, M., Berner, U., and Sirocko, F. (1999). Multiple monsoon-controlled breakdown of oxygen-minimum conditions during the past 30,000 years documented in laminated sediments off Pakistan.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 152: 129-161.

Cowie, G.L., Calvert, S.E., Pedersen, T.F., Schulz, H. and U. von Rad (1999). Organic content and preservational controls in surficial shelf and slope sediments from the Arabian Sea (Pakistan Margin).- Marine Geology, 161: 23-38.

Schulz, H., Emeis, K.-C., Erlenkeuser, H., von Rad, U. and Rolf, C. (1999). Assessing the climatic impact of the Toba mega-eruption (Sumatra, ~73,000 yrBP) in Arabian Sea sediments.- Terra Nostra, 99/4: 242-243.


Schubert, C.J., Villanueva, J., Calvert, S.E., Cowie, GEL., von Rad, U., Schulz, H., Berner, U. and Erlenkeuser, H. (1998). Stable phytoplankton community structure in the Arabian Sea over the last 200,000 years.- Nature, 394: 563-566.

Schulz, H., von Rad, U. and Erlenkeuser, H. (1998). Correlation between Arabian Sea and Greenland climate oscillations for the past 110,000 years.- Nature, 393: 54-57.


Thiede, J., Nees, S., Schulz, H. and De Dekker, P. (1997). Oceanic surface conditions recorded on the sea floor of the Southwest Pacific Ocean through the distribution of foraminifers and biogenic silica.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 131 (3/4): 207-239.


Weinelt, M., Sarnthein, M., Pflaumann, U., Schulz, H., Jung, S. and H. Erlenkeuser, (1996). Ice-free Nordic Seas during the Last Glacial Maximum? Potential sites of deep water formation.- Palaeoclimates: Data and Modelling, 1: 283-309.

Weinelt, M., Sarnthein, M., Jansen, E., Erlenkeuser, H. and H. Schulz (1996). Younger Dryas cold spell and a Holocene-style circulation in the Nordic Seas (extended abstract). In: Troelstra, S.R., van Hinte, J.E., and G.M. Ganssen (eds.), The Younger Dryas.- Konikl. Nederlandse Akad. van Wetensch. Verhandel., Afd. Natuurkunde, Eerste Reeks, deel 44, 109-116.

von Rad, U., Rösch, H., Berner, U., Geyh, M., Marchig, V. and H. Schulz (1996). Authigenic carbonates derived from oxidized methane vented from the Makran accretionary prism off Pakistan.- Marine Geology, 136: 55-77.

Schulz, H., von Rad, U. and U. von Stackelberg (1996). Laminated sediments from the oxygen-minimum zone of the northeastern Arabian Sea.- In: Kemp, A. E. S. (ed), Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography from Laminated Sediments, Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ. 116: 185-207.


von Rad, U., Schulz, H. and SONNE 90 Scientific Party (1995). Sampling the Oxygen Minimum Zone off Pakistan: Glacial/Interglacial variations of anoxia and productivity.- Marine Geology, 125: 7-19.

Sarnthein, E, Jansen, E., Weinelt, M, Arnold., M., Duplessy, J.C., Erlenkeuser, H., Flatøy, A., Johannessen, G., Johannessen, T., Jung, S., Koc, N., Labeyrie, L., Maslin, M., Pflaumann, U. and Schulz, H. (1995). Variations in Atlantic surface paleoceanography, 50°-80°N: A time-slice record of the last 30,000 years.- Paleoceanography, 10(6), 1063-1094.

Schulz, H. (1995). Meeresoberflächentemperaturen vor 10.000 Jahren - Auswirkungen des Frühholozänen Insolationsmaximums. Sea-Surface Temperatures 10,000 years B.P. - Consequences of the Early Holocene Insolation Maximum.- Dissertation, Ber.- Rep., 73, 1-156, Geol.-Paläont. Inst. Univ. Kiel, 1995.


Thiede, J., Nees, S. and Schulz, H. (1994). Documentation of atmospheric and oceanic circulation in the seabed of the Tasman Sea and the Coral Sea.- In: G.J. van der Lingen, K.M. Swanson and R.J. Muir (eds), the Evolution of the Tasman Sea Basin, Proceedings of the Tasman Sea Conference, November 1992, Christchurch, New Zealand, Rotterdam Balkema, p. 241-243.