Scientific Education

2016
Habilitation Thesis “Holocene sediment records from Germany as indicators of landscape evolution under shifting human impact – an evaluation of the archives, chronology, processes, scales, and research perspectives” accepted, achievement of the Venia Legendi for “Physische Geographie/Geoökologie” (Physical Geography/Geoecology)

2005
PhD Thesis „Integrative Analyse von Kolluvien und Seesedimenten zur Rekonstruktion der Bodenerosionsgeschichte im Einzugsgebiet des Belauer Sees (Schleswig-Holstein)“ (Reconstruction of Holocene soil erosion in the lake catchment area of Lake Belau based on an integrative analysis of slope deposits and lake sediments) – grade „summa cum laude“ at the University of Kiel (supervisors Prof. Dr. Bork, Prof. Dr. Dierssen, Prof. Dr. Hagedorn)

2000
Diploma Thesis „Die Oberflächensedimente des Woseriner Sees als Umweltarchive” (The surface sediments of Lake Woserin as environmental archives)– grade „mit Auszeichnung“ (with distinction) at the University of Potsdam (supervisors Prof. Dr. Negendank, Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Prof. Dr. Hans-Rudolf Bork, University of Potsdam)

1993 – 2000
Studies in Physical Geography, Geology and Remote Sensing/ GIS at the University of Potsdam, Diploma, grade „mit Auszeichnung“ (with distinction)