M.Sc. Joana Seguin

Joana Seguin

Doctoral candidate

Olshausenstr. 75, 24118 Kiel, Raum: 124
Phone: +49 431 880-5233
Telefax: +49 431 880-4083

Research Interests

  • Palaeoclimatological & Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction
  • Human-environment interaction
  • Geomorphology & Glacial morphology
  • Hydrology


Since 01/2017
PhD student in SFB 1266 “Scales of Transformation” at the Institute for Ecosystem Research at Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
Research project: Analysis of the palaeoclimatic development of Southern Greece during the Bronze Age-Iron Age transition (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ingmar Unkel)

2013 – 2016
Master degree in (physical) Geography, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Thesis: “Stable isotope analysis (δ13C and δ18O) in Patosia peat cellulose from the Rio Claro Peatland (Chile, 30°S) and its potential for paleoenvironmental implications in the Andes” (supervisor: Dr. Bertil Mächtle)

09/2012 – 03/2013
ERASMUS semester at Université Joseph-Fourier Grenoble, France, and subsequent internship at the research laboratory LTHE Grenoble, France

2010 – 2013
Bachelor degree in Geography and French, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Thesis: opportunities and risks associated with the application of age determination via in-situ produced cosmogenic nuclides (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Kuhle)

Work experience

01 – 03/2016
Laboratory work for the master thesis at Forschungszentrum Jülich

01 – 03/2015
Internship at Auswärtiges Amt, Berlin, in the unit for international climate and environmental policy

10 – 12/2014
Internship at SGD Süd, Neustadt a. d. Weinstraße, in various hydrological projects

04 – 09/2013
Student assistant and tutor for geomorphology and soil science at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


Seguin, J., Bintliff, J. L., Grootes, P. M., Bauersachs, T., Dörfler, W., Heymann, C., … Unkel, I. (2019). 2500 years of anthropogenic and climatic landscape transformation in the Stymphalia polje, Greece. Quaternary Science Reviews, 213, 133–154.
doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.04.028