Research

  • Active participation in ICDP Lake Drilling Projects:
    • Lake Petén Itzá (Guatemala)
    • Lake Potrok Aike (Southern Patagonia, Argentina)
    • Lake Van (Eastern Anatolia, Turkey)
    • SCOPSCO: Scientific Collaboration On Past Speciation Conditions in Lake Ohrid (Albania/Macedonia), more information...
    • Paleoenvironments, Biological Evolution, and Geomicrobiology of the Ultramafic, Tropical Pacific Lake Towuti, Indonesia (TOWUTI), more information...
  • Investigating Paleoenvironments and Paleoseismicity in the Abisko area, N-Sweden using sedimentary records from Torneträsk (PALTO), more information...
  • Climate and environmental history of the Alps and its foreland
  • Human-environment interactions
  • Swath bathymetric investigations of Swiss Lakes. Implications for lake floor processes and natural hazards
  • Glaciation history and environmental evolution of overdeepened valleys in the northern Alpine Foreland
  • Intensity and frequency of strong precipitation events in the Alpine realm (FloodAlp)
  • Slope instabilities and tsunamogenic potential of lateral and delta slopes in Swiss lakes
  • Paleoseismology based on lake sediments
  • The climate record of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego
  • BANBU: Holocene climate change in the Mediterranean Basin across an East to West gradient
  • Release of persistent organic pollutants from melting Alpine glaciers
  • Climate change and flood hazard in the Western European Alps: a millennium long perspective (Postdoctoral project: AXA research fund)
  • Climate research in the Romanian Carpathians (Sciex Programm)