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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2008

Earth sciences

Akinyemi, Prof. Dr. Felicia O.

Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST), Botswana
Field of research: Cartography
Host: Prof. Dr. Monika Sester Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Felicia O. Akinyemi and Adejuwon, J.: A GIS-Based Procedure for Downscaling Climate Data for West Africa. In: Transactions in GIS. 12(5), 2008, p. 613 - 631.

Bauder, Prof. Dr. Harald Sven

Ryerson University, Canada
Field of research: Human geography, social geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Tim Freytag Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Harald Sven Bauder and Salvatore Engel-di Mauro: Critical Geographies: A Collection of Readings. Kewlona, BC: Praxis (e)Press, 2008, 728 pp. [Critical Geographies, Geography, Critical Theory, Radical Geography, Geographic Practice].

  • Harald Sven Bauder: Kanada: Zuwanderungsmodell fuer Deutschland. In: Geographische Rundschau. 60/2, 2008, p. 48 - 50 [Zuwanderung, Deutschland, Kanada, Medien Debatte, Zuwanderungsdiskurs].

  • Harald Sven Bauder and Salvatore Engel-Di Mauro: Knowledge Grab: Corporate Appropriation and Exploitation of Academic Geographers. In: Antipode . 40, 2008, p. 729 - 735 [academic publishing, geography, corporatisation].

Bethoux, Dr. Olivier

Museum National d`Histoire Naturelle, France
Field of research: Palaeoecology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörg W. Schneider Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Olivier Béthoux: Revision and phylogenetic affinities of the lobeattid species bronsoni Dana, 1864 and silvatica Laurentiaux & Laurentiaux-Vieira, 1980 (Pennsylvanian; Archaeorthoptera) . In: Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny. 66, 2008, p. 145 - 163 [Palaeoentomology, evolution].

Brunini, Prof. Dr. Claudio

Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Field of research: Geodesy
Host: Prof. Dr. Florian Seitz Deutsches Geodätisches Forschungsinstitut
  • Claudio Brunini, Amalia Meza, Mauricio Gende, Francisco Azpilicueta: South American regional maps of vertical TEC computed by GESA: a service for the ionospheric community. In: Advances in Space Research, Elsevier, doi 10.1016/j.asr.2007.08.041. 42, 2008, p. 737 - 744.

  • Amalia Meza, Érika Gularte Scarone, Claudio Brunini, Marta Mosert: Analysis of a topside ionospheric model using GPS and ionosonde observables. In: Advances in Space Research, Elsevier, 1016/j.asr.2007.08.042. 42, 2008, p. 712 - 719 [Ionosphere, topside electron density profile].

  • Francisco Azpilicueta, Claudio Brunini: Vertical TEC in the Equatorial Anomaly Region from Satellite Altimetry. In: Advances in Space Research, Elsevier, doi 10.1016/j.asr.2007.12.016. 42, 2008, p. 745 - 752 [Ionosphere, vertical total electron content, satellyte altimetry].

  • Francisco Azpilicueta, Claudio Brunini: Analysis of the bias between TOPEX and GPS vTEC determinations. In: Journal of Geodesy, doi 10.1007/s00190-008-0244-7. 2008, p. 1 - 7 [TOPEX total electron content (TEC) bias · TOPEX system biases · GPS TEC].

  • Claudio Brunini, Laura Sánchez: SC 1.3b: South and Central America. In: The Geodesist’s Handbook 2008. (Ed. Hermann Drewes, Helmut Hornik, József Ádám, Szabolcs Rózsa) Germany: Springer, 2008, p. 739 - 740 [Geodesy, Regional Reference Frames].

  • Claudio Brunini, Francisco Azpilicueta: SBAS type Ionospheric correction and integrity assessment experiment in Central and South American region. In: Física de la Tierra. (Ed. Miguel Herraiz, Benito de la Morena) Madrid: Universidad Complutense , 2008, p. 83 - 98 [Satellyte Based Augmentation System, ionospheric correction].

Chandrajith, Prof. Dr. Rohana R. L.

University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Field of research: Geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Johannes Barth Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • K, Mahatantila, R. Chandrajith, H.A.H. Jayasena, K.B. Ranawana : Spatial and temporal changes of hydrogeochemistry in ancient Tank Cascade Irrigation Systems (TCIS) in Sri Lanka: Evidence for a constructed wetland. In: Water and Environment Journal . 22(1), 2008, p. 17 - 24 [ancient irrigation; constructed wetland; dry and wet zones; Fe and Mn; hydrogeochemistry; man-made tanks; nutrients.].

  • H.A.H. Jayasena, R. Chandrajith, C.B. Dissanayake: Hydrochemistry in the groundwater flow system of a crystalline terrain: a study from Kurunegala district Sri Lanka. In: Environmental Geology. 55, 2008, p. 723 - 730 [Groundwater, Hydrogeochemsitry, Precambrian terrain, Sri Lanka, Fracture zones, Climatic zones, Kurunegala district].

  • Rohana R. L. Chandrajith Mahatantila K, Jayasena HAH, Tobschall HJ : Geochemical characteristics of sediments from a reservoir (tank) ecosystem in Sri Lanka. In: Paddy and Water Environment . 6, 2008, p. 363 - 371 [man-made tanks; trace metals, geochemistry].

  • Jayasena HAH, Rohana R. L. Chandrajith, Dissanayake CB: Spatial variation of stable isotope composition in precipitation in a tropical environment- a study from the Deduru Oya river basin Sri Lanka. In: Hydrological Processes. 22, 2008, p. 4565 - 4570 [Deduru Oya river basin; evaporation effect; isotopes; monsoon; precipitation].

Chekin, Dr. Leonid S.

AIRO-XXI, Russian Federation
Field of research: History of geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Anna-Dorothee von den Brincken Universität zu Köln
  • Leonid S. Chekin: Geography, Eschatology, and Religious Conversions in the Ninth Century. In: Religion and the Conceptual Boundary in Central and Eastern Europe: Encounters of Faiths. (Ed. Thomas Bremer) Houndmills, Basingtoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, p. 16 - 39 [Kartographiegeschichte, mittelalterliche Eschatologie, Skandinavien, Osteuropa].

Clift, Prof. Dr. Peter Dominic

Louisiana State University, United States of America
Field of research: Structural geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Achim Kopf Universität Bremen
  • Peter Dominic Clift, R. Alan Plumb: The Asian Monsoon. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2008, 270 pp.

Condemi, Dr. Silvana

Aix-Marseille Universite, France
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Wighart von Koenigswald Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Paolo Giunti, David Caramelli, Silvana Condemi, Laura Longo : Il sito musteriano di Riparo Mezzena presso Avesa (Verona, Italia). Aggiornamenti metodologici e nuovi dati paleoantropologici, paleogenetici e paleocomportamentali. In: Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona. 32, 2008, p. 39 - 53 [Pleistocene populations in Europe, Neanderthals, Lessini Mountains, calvaria fragments, jaw, mtDNA, red hair, Charentian mousterian, operative chain, settlement dynamic, MIS 3].

  • Silvana Condemi: Les Néanderthaliens de Payre. In: Le site de Payre. Occupations humaines dans la vallée du Rhône à la fin du Pléistocène moyen et au début du Pléistocène supérieur, Monographie du site de Payre (Ardèche, France). (Ed. M.H. Moncel (ed)) Paris, France: Mémoire de la Société Préhistorique de France (SPF), 2008, p. 51 - 60 [Fossils Humans remains, Neanderthals, Pre-Neanderthals, fossil teeth ].

  • Silvana Condemi and M.H. Moncel: La répartition spatiale des fossiles humains de Payre. In: Le site de Payre. Occupations humaines dans la vallée du Rhône à la fin du Pléistocène moyen et au début du Pléistocène supérieur, Monographie du site de Payre (Ardèche, France). (Ed. M.H. Moncel (ed)) Paris, France: Mémoire de la Société Préhistorique de France (SPF), 2008, p. 60 - 67 [spatial distribution of human remains, Neanderthals].

Daessle Heuser, Dr. Luis W.

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
Field of research: Applied geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Johannes Barth Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Luis W. Daessle J.D. Carriquriy: Rare earth and metal geochemistry of land and submarine phosphorites in the Baja California peninsula, Mexico. In: Marine Georesources and Geotechnology. in press, 2008, [Baja California, sediment, geochemistry, phosphorite, phosphate, metals, rare earth elements].

Dekov, Prof. Dr. Vesselin Mitev

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
Field of research: Geology of oceans
Host: Dr. Dieter Garbe-Schoenberg Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Vesselin Dekov, Javier Cuadros, Wayne Shanks, Randolph Koski: Deposition of talc - kerolite-smectite - smectite at seafloor hydrothermal vent fields: Evidence from mineralogical, geochemical and oxygen isotope studies. In: Chemical Geology. 247, 2008, p. 171 - 194 [Marine Geology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy].

  • V.M. Dekov, J. Scholten, C.-D. Garbe-Schönberg, R. Botz, J. Cuadros, M. Schmidt, P. Stoffers.: Hydrothermal sediment alteration at a seafloor vent field: Grimsey Graben, Tjörnes Fracture Zone, north of Iceland. In: Journal of Geophysical Research. 113, 2008, p. B11101 [Marine Geology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy].

Dristas, Prof. Dr. Jorge Anastasio

Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Bent Hansen Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Sergio H. Delpino, Jorge Anastasio Dristas: Dolomitic marbles and associated calc-silicates, Tandilia belt, Argentina: geothermobarometry, metamorphic evolution and p-t path. In: Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 25, 2008, p. 501 - 325 [Tandilia basement, dolomites, migmatites, amphibolites, granulites, metamophic evolution.].

Edet, Prof. Dr. Aniekan Effiom

University of Calabar, Nigeria
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Broder Merkel Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Adelana SMA, Olasehinde PI, Bale RB, Vrbka P, Edet Aniekan, Goni IB : An Overview of geology and hydrogeology of Nigeria. In: In Applied groundwater studies in Africa (Eds Adelana S, MacDonald A) IAH Selected papers on Hydrogeology. 13, 2008, p. 171 - 198 [Geology, Hydrogeology, Nigeria].

  • Edet Aniekan, Ekpo BO: Hydrogeochemistry of a fractured aquifer in the Ogoja/Obudu area of SE Nigeria. In: In Applied groundwater studies in Africa (Eds Adelana S, MacDonald A) IAH Selected papers on Hydrogeology. 13, 2008, p. 391 - 403 [Hydrogeochemistry, Fractured Aquifer, Benue Trough, Nigeria].

  • Essien NU, Edet A: Factor analysis of the distribution of trace and minor elements, elemental oxides and clay minerals in the Mfamosing Limestone, southeastern Nigeria. In: International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences Vol 3 (1 & 2): 35-44 . 3 (1 & 2), 2008, p. 35 - 44 [Factor Analysis, Elements, Mfamosing Limestone, Nigeria].

Gandy, Prof. Dr. Matthew

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Field of research: Human geography, social geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Ingo Kowarik Technische Universität Berlin
  • Matthew Gandy: Landscapes of disaster: water, poverty and urban fragmentation in Mumbai. In: Environment and Planning A. 40, 2008, p. 108 - 130 [Water Urban Infrastructure India].

  • Matthew Gandy: Above the treetops: nature, history and the limits to philosophical naturalism. In: Geoforum. 39, 2008, p. 561 - 569 [Social theory Philosophies of nature].

Garcin, Dr. Yannick

Universität Potsdam, Germany
Field of research: Quaternary geology
Host: Dr. Martin Trauth Universität Potsdam
  • Yannick Garcin: Comment on "Abrupt change in tropical African climate linked to the bipolar seesaw over the past 55,000 years" by E. T. Brown, T. C. Johnson, C. A. Scholz, A. S. Cohen, and J. W. King (2007). In: Geophysical Research Letters. 35, L04701, 2008, [Paleoclimate, climatic variability, Last Glacial Period, Africa, lake-sediments].

Grandhi, Dr. Kishore Kumar

Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
Field of research: Aeronomy, atmospheric physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Franz-Josef Lübken Leibniz-Institut für Atmosphärenphysik an der Universität Rostock (IAP)
  • G. Kishore Kumar; M. Venkat Ratnam; A. K. Patra;V. V. M. Jagannadha Rao; S. Vijaya Bhaskar Rao; K. Kishore Kumar; S.Gurubaran;Geetha Ramkumar and D. Narayana Rao: Low-latitude mesospheric mean winds observed by Gadanki mesosphere-stratosphere-troposphere (MST) radar and comparison with rocket, High Resolution Doppler Imager (HRDI), and MF radar measurements and HWM93. In: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH. 113, 2008, p. D19117-1 - D19117-12 [Mesospheric winds, MST radar, MF radar, rocket, HRDI/UARS, HWM93, comparison, climatology].

  • M. Venkat Ratnam; G. Kishore Kumar; B. V. Krishna Murthy; A. K. Patra; V. V. M. Jagannadha Rao; S. Vijaya Bhaskar Rao; K. Kishore Kumar; and Geetha Ramkumar : Long-term variability of the low latitude mesospheric SAO and QBO and their relation with stratospheric QBO. In: GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS. 35, 2008, p. L21809-1 - L21809-5 [stratospheric QBO, mesospheric SAO, mesospheric QBO, MST radar, rocket, HRDI/UARS].

  • A. Narendra Babu, K. Kishore Kumar, G. Kishore Kumar, M. Venkat Ratnam, S. Vijaya Bhaskara Rao, and D. Narayana Rao: Long-term MST radar observations of vertical wave number spectra of gravity waves in the tropical troposphere over Gadanki (13.5° N, 79.2° E): comparison with model spectra. In: Annales Geophysicae. 26, 2008, p. 1671 - 1680 [Meteorology and atmospheric dynamics (Climatology; Turbulence; Waves and tides)].

  • G. Kishore Kumar; M. Venkat Ratnam; A. K. Patra; S. Vijaya Bhaskara Rao; and James Russell: Mean thermal structure of the low-latitude middle atmosphere studied using Gadanki Rayleigh lidar, Rocket, and SABER/TIMED observations. In: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH. 113, 2008, p. D23106-1 - D23106-10 [Mean thermal structure, stratopause, mesopause, Rayleigh lidar, SABER/TIMED].

  • M. Roja Raman; V. V. M. Jagannadha Rao; M. Venkat Ratnam;G. Kishore Kumar; A. Narendra Babu; S. Vijaya Bhaskara Rao; N. Prabhakara Rao; and D. Narayana Rao: Atmospheric circulation during active and break phases of Indian summer monsoon: A study using MST radar at Gadanki (13.5°N, 79.2°E). In: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH. 113, 2008, p. D20124-1 - D20124-9 [Indian summer monsoon, Hadley circulation, active and break periods, MST radar winds, Tropical Easterly Jet].

Guo, Dr. Huaming

China University of Geosciences, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Applied geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Doris Stüben Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
  • Huaming Guo, Doris Stüben, Zsolt Berner, Utz Kramar : Adsorption of arsenic species from water using activated siderite¿hematite column filters. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials. 151, 2008, p. 628 - 635 [Arsenate; Arsenite; Dimethylarsinic acid; Fenton¿s reagent; Removal].

Gupta, Prof. Dr. Ravi Prakash

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India
Field of research: Applied geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Elmar Csaplovics Technische Universität Dresden
  • Ravi Prakash Gupta, D.P. Kanungo, M.K. Arora, S. Sarkar: Approaches for comparative evaluation of raster GIS-based landslide susceptibility zonation maps. In: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 10, 2008, p. 330 - 341.

  • DP Kanungo, MK Arora, Ravi Prakash Gupta & S. Sarkar: Landslide risk assessment using concepts of Danger pixels and Fuzzy set theory in Darjeeling Himalayas. In: Landslides. 5, 2008, p. 407 - 416 [Landslide Susceptibility Resource Risk Danger pixels Fuzzy].

Hurai, Dr. habil. Vratislav

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Field of research: Isotope geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Joachim Hoefs Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Vratislav Hurai, Jörg Göttlicher, Juraj Majzlan, Monika Huraiová: Contrasting ferric iron contents in conjugate Fe oxide and silicate melts from southern Slovakia determined using micro-XANES spectroscopy. In: Canadian Mineralogist. 46, 2008, p. 1173 - 1181 [petrology].

  • Vratislav Hurai, Ondrej Lexa, Karel Schulmann, Raymond Montigny, Walter Prochaska, Wolfgang Frank, Patrik Konečný, Ján Kráľ, Rainer Thomas, Martin Chovan: Mobilization of ore fluids during Alpine metamorphism: evidence from hydrothermal veins in the Variscan basement of Western Carpathians, Slovakia. In: Geofluids. 8, 2008, p. 181 - 207 [economic geology].

  • Vratislav Hurai, Walter Prochaska, Ondrej Lexa, Karel Schulmann, Rainer Thomas, Peter Ivan: High-density nitrogen inclusions in barite from a giant siderite vein: implications for Alpine evolution of the Variscan basement of Western Carpathians, Slovakia. In: Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 26, 2008, p. 487 - 498 [economic geology, tectonics].

Kahraman, Prof. Dr. Sair

Hacettepe University, Turkey
Field of research: Applied geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Kurosch Thuro Technische Universität München
  • Sair Kahraman Michael Alber: Triaxial strength of a fault breccia of weak rocks in a strong matrix. In: Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment . 67 , 2008, p. 435 - 441 [Fault breccia, Triaxial strength, Volumetric block proportion, Texture coefficient].

  • Sair Kahraman Michael Alber Mustafa Fener Osman Gunaydin: Evaluating the geomechanical properties of Misis Fault Breccia (Turkey). In: International Journalof Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 45, 2008, p. 1469 - 1479 [Uniaxial and triaxial compressive strength Elastic modulus Density Ultrasonic measurement Texturalproperties].

Kaymaz, Prof. Dr. Zerefsan

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Field of research: Aeronomy, atmospheric physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Vytenis M. Vasyliunas Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
  • F. Ersavaş, S. Menteş, and Z. Kaymaz, : Measurements and Analysis of Atmospheric Refractivity at Maslak, Istanbul. In: Proceedings of Atmospheric Sciences, 5th International Meeting on Climate and Climate Change. İstanbul-Turkey, 2008, p. 110 - 114.

Khoury, Prof. Dr. Hani Nicola

University of Jordan, Jordan
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Wolf Uwe Reimold Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung (MfN)
  • Hani Nicola Khoury, Abdul Hadi, N., Khoury, H., and Suleiman, M. : Utilization of Bituminous Limestone Ash from EL-LAJJUN Area for Engineering Applications. In: Acta Geotechnica. 3, 2008, p. 139 - 151 [Ash, Oil Shale, Engineerig Applications, EL-LAJJUN Area, Jordan].

  • Hani Nicola Khoury, Salameh, E., Khoury, H., Reimold, W., and Schneider, W. : The first large meteorite impact structure discovered in the Middle East: Jebel Waqf as Suwwan, Jordan. In: Meteoritics and Planetary Science.. 43, 2008, p. 1681 - 1690 [ Meteorite impact structure, First large impact strucure discovered in the Middle East, Jebel Waqf as Suwwan, Jordan].

Klimenko, Prof. Dr. Vladimir

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Dittmar Dahlmann Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • L.N. Khrustalev, V.V. Klimenko, L.V. Emel’yanova, E.D. Ershov, S.Y. Parmuzin, O.V. Mikushina, A.G. Tereshin : Dynamics of Permafrost Temperature in Southern Regions of Cryolithozone under Different Scenarios of Climate Change. In: The Earth’s Cryosphere. XII. No.1, 2008, p. 3 - 11 [Air and Soil Temperature, Permafrost, Southern Regions of Cryolithozone, Future Climate Change].

  • Vladimir Klimenko: Reconstructing the Climate of Russian Arctic over the Last 600 Years Based on Documentary Evidence. In: Doklady Akad. Nauk. 418. No.1, 2008, p. 110 - 113 [Reconstructing the Climate, Russian Arctic, Last 600 Years, Documentary Evidence].

  • V.V. Klimenko, E.A. Gazina: Eastern Europe Climate Change during the Last 250 Years Deduced from Instrumental Data. In: Herald of the Moscow State University. Ser.5. Geography.. No. 3, 2008, p. 60 - 66 [Eastern Europe, Climate Change, Last 250 Years, Instrumental Data].

  • V.V. Klimenko, A.G. Tereshin: World Energy and Planetary Climate in the Twenty First Century. In: History and Modernity. No. 2, 2008, p. 87 - 94 [World Energy Trends, Global Climate Change, Twenty First Century].

  • V.V. Klimenko, A.G. Tereshin, O.V. Mikushina: World Energy and Global Climate in the 21st Century in the Context of Historical Tendencies. In: Russian Chemical Journal. LII. No.6, 2008, p. 11 - 17 [World Energy, Global Climate, 21st Century, Historical Tendencies].

Kotkova, Prof. Dr. Jana

Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Patrick O'Brien Universität Potsdam
  • Vivienne Callender, Jana Kotkova: The Amulets from Nekau's burial. In: The shaft tomb of Iufaa, Vol.I - Archaeology (Abusir XVII). (Ed. Ladislav Bares, Kveta Smolarikova ) Prague: Cezch Egyptological Institute, 2008, p. 139 - 145 [natural materials, amulets, Nekare].

Kowalewski, Prof. Dr. Michal

University of Florida, United States of America
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Martin Aberhan Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Bing Shen, Lin Dong, Shuhai Xiao, and Michal Kowalewski: The Avalon Explosion: evolution of Ediacara morphospace. In: Science. 319, 2008, p. 81 - 84 [paleobiology, evolutionary biology, biostatistics].

Lacombat, Dr. Frederic

Musée Crozatier, France
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke Forschungsinstitut und Naturkundemuseum Senckenberg der SNG
  • Frederic Lacombat, Laura Abbazzi, Marco Ferretti, Bienvenido Martinez-Navarro, Pierre-Elie Moullé, Maria-Rita Palombo, Lorenzo Rook, Alan Turner, Andrea Valli: New data on the Early Villafranchian fauna from Vialette (Haute-Loire, France) based on the collection of the Crozatier Museum (Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, France). In: Quaternary International. 179, 2008, p. 64 - 71 [Paleontology, Early Villafranchian, Middle Pliocene, Large Mammals, France, Vialette].

Lazzari, Dr. Vincent

Universite de Poitiers, France
Field of research: Palaeozoology
Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Martin Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Vincent Lazzari, Cyril Charles, Paul Tafforeau, Monique Vianey-Liaud, Jean-Pierre Aguilar, Jean-Jacques Jaeger, Jacques Michaux, Laurent Viriot: Mosaic Convergence of Rodent Dentitions. In: PLoS ONE. 3 (e3607), 2008, p. 1 - 13 [Rodents Functional evolution Masticatory movements 3d Topographic analysis].

Lennox, Dr. Paul G.

University of New South Wales, Australia
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Helga de Wall Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
  • Dr. Paul G. Lennox Prof. Dr Helga de Wall Dr Karol Czarnota Dr Lloyd White: Preliminary results from AMS studies of the deformed Wyangala Granite, Cowra, New South Wales, Australia. In: Geotectonic Research . 95, 2008, p. 97 - 99.

Liu, Prof. Dr. Yusheng

California State University, Fullerton, United States of America
Field of research: Palaeobotany
Host: Dr. Barbara Mohr Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Jiang, Y.L. and Liu, Y.S. : Determination of biomarker perylene preserve in the Late Neogene wood from northeastern Tennessee using fluorescence spectroscopy. In: Organic Geochemistry . 39, 2008, p. 1462 - 1465.

  • Yusheng Liu, R. Zetter, D.K. Ferguson, and C. Zou: Lagerstroemia (Lythraceae) pollen from the Miocene of eastern China and its paleobiogeographical significance. In: Grana . 47, 2008, p. 262 - 271.

Markovic, Prof. Dr. Slobodan

University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Field of research: Physical geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Ludwig Zöller Universität Bayreuth
  • Slobodan B. Markovic, Mark P. Bokhorst, Jef Vandenberghe, William D. McCoy, Eric A. Oches, Urlich Hambach, Tivadar Gaudenyi, Mladjen Jovanovicacute, Ludwig Zöller, Thomas Stevens, Björn Machalett: Late Pleistocene loess-palaeosol sequences in the Vojvodina region, north Serbia. In: Journal of Quaternary Science. 23, 2008, p. 73 - 84 [Late Pleistocene, loess, paleoclimate, paleosol, Serbia].

  • Markus Fuchs, Denis-Didier Rousseau, Pierre Antoinne, Christine Hatte, Caroline Gauthier, Slobodan B. Markovic, Ludwig Zoeller: Chronology of the Last Climatic Cycle (Upper Pleistocene) of the Surduk loess sequence, Vojvodina, Serbia. In: Boreas. 37, 2008, p. 66 - 73 [chronology, loess, luminescence dating, Serbia, Surduk, Upper Pleistocene].

Martin Puertas, Dr. Celia

University of London, United Kingdom
Field of research: Quaternary geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Achim Brauer Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ
  • Martín-Puertas, C., Valero-Garcés, B.L, Mata. M.P., González-Sampériz, P., Bao, R., Moreno, A. and Stefanova,V.: Arid and Humid Phases in Southern Spain during the Last 4000 Years: The Zoñar Lake Record, Córdoba. In: The Holocene. 18, 2008, p. 907 - 921.

McGuire, Dr. Patrick C.

University of Reading, United Kingdom
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Neukum Freie Universität Berlin
  • P.C. McGuire, M.J. Wolff, M.D. Smith, R.E. Arvidson, S.L. Murchie, R.T. Clancy, T.L. Roush, S.C. Cull, K.A. Lichtenberg, S.M. Wiseman, R.O. Green, T.Z. Martin, R.E. Milliken, P.J. Cavender, D.C. Humm, F.P. Seelos, K.D. Seelos, H.W. Taylor, B.L. Ehlmann, J.F. Mustard, S.M. Pelkey, T.N.Titus, C.D. Hash, E.R. Malaret, and the CRISM Team: MRO/CRISM Retrieval of Surface Lambert Albedos for Multispectral Mapping of Mars with DISORT-based Radiative Transfer Modeling: Phase 1 -- Using Historical Climatology for Temperatures, Aerosol Optical Depths, and Atmospheric Pressures. In: Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 46, 2008, p. 4020 - 4040 [Mars].

Miller, Dr. Roy McGillivray

, Namibia
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Helmut G.F. Winkler Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Roy McGillivray Miller: The Geology of Namibia (Volumes 1 to 3). Windhoek, Namibia: Geological Survey of Namibia, 2008, 1600 pp. [Geology Namibia].

Musacchio, Prof. Dr. Eduardo

Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Karl Krömmelbein Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Eduardo Musacchio: Los conocimientos en geociencias: casos, referentes y acreditacion. In: Naturalia patagonica. 4 (1), 2008, p. 1 - 22.

Nagashima, Dr. Mariko

Yamaguchi University, Japan
Field of research: Chemistry and physics of minerals
Host: Prof. Dr. Boriana Mihaylova Universität Hamburg
  • Charles A. Geiger, Edgar Dachs, and Mariko Nagashima: Heat capacity and entropy of melanophlogite: Molecule-containing porosils in nature. In: American Mineralogist. 93, 2008, p. 1179 - 1182 [Melanophlogite, heat capacity, entropy, clathrasils, microporous minerals, clathrate].

  • Mariko Nagashima, Nouri-Said Rahmoun, Evgeny V. Alekseev, Charles A. Geiger, Thomas Armbruster, and Masahide Akasaka: Crystal chemistry of macfallite: Relationships to sursassite and pumpellyite. In: American Mineralogist. 93, 2008, p. 1851 - 1857 [Macfallite, pumpellyite, sursassite, Mn silicate, hydrous silicates, FTIR spectroscopy, crystal structure].

Peng, Dr. Yiran

Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis, Canada
Field of research: Meteorology
Host: Dr. Johann Feichter Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie
  • T. Cheng, Y. Peng, J. Feichter, and I. Tegen: An improvement on the dust emission scheme in the global aerosol-climate model ECHAM5-HAM. In: Atmos. Chem. Phys.. 8, 2008, p. 1105 - 1117 [Dust aerosol, ECHAM5-HAM model, dust emission simulation].

Perrichot, Dr. Vincent

Universite de Rennes I, France
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Dr. Alexander Schmidt Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Vincent Perrichot, Sébastien Lacau, Didier Néraudeau, André Nel: Fossil evidence for the early ant evolution. In: Naturwissenschaften. 95, 2008, p. 85 - 90 [Fossil insects, ants, Formicidae, evolution, eusociality, biogeography, Cretaceous amber].

  • Vincent Perrichot, André Nel, Didier Néraudeau, Sébastien Lacau, Thierry Guyot: New fossil ants in French Cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). In: Naturwissenschaften. 95, 2008, p. 91 - 97 [fossil insects, ants, Formicidae, eusociality, origin, evolution, Cretaceous amber].

  • Vincent Perrichot, André Nel: Eocene bethylid wasps from French amber (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae). In: Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen. 248, 2008, p. 91 - 101 [Insect, Hymenoptera, taxonomy, paleontology, fossil record].

  • Vincent Perrichot, Loic Marion, Didier Néraudeau, Romain Vullo, Paul Tafforeau: The early evolution of feathers: fossil evidence from Cretaceous amber of France. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences. 275, 2008, p. 1197 - 1202 [Evolutionary biology, paleontology, feather evolution, birds, dinosaurs, Cretaceous].

  • André Nel, Didier Néraudeau, Vincent Perrichot, Vincent Girard, Bernard Gomez: A new dragonfly family from the Upper Cretaceous of France. In: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 53, 2008, p. 165 - 168 [Paleontology, entomology, fossil insects, dragonflies, Cretaceous].

  • Malvina Lak, Didier Neraudeau, Andre Nel, Peter Cloetens, Vincent Perrichot, Paul Tafforeau: Phase contrast X-ray synchrotron imaging: opening access to fossil inclusions in opaque amber. In: Microscopy and Microanalysis. 14, 2008, p. 251 - 259 [Paleontology, Microscopy, imaging techniques, amber, fossil insects].

  • Vincent Girard, Alexander R. Schmidt, Simona Saint Martin, Steffi Struwe, Vincent Perrichot, Jean-Paul Saint Martin, Gérard Breton, Didier Néraudeau: Evidence for marine microfossils from amber. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 105, 2008, p. 17426 - 17429 [Microbiology, geology, paleontology, amber].

  • Vincent Perrichot, André Nel: A new belytine wasp in Cretaceous amber from France (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae). In: Alavesia. 2, 2008, p. 203 - 209 [Paleontology, Entomology, Insect, Hymenoptera, fossil, amber, Cretaceous].

Pinegina, Dr. Tatiana

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Field of research: Physical geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Schmincke Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Levin B.V., Kaistrenko V.M., Nosov M.A., Pinegina T.K., Raszhigaeva N.G., Rybin A.V., Sasorova E.V., Gansei K.S., Ivelskaya T.N, Kravchunovskaya E.A., Kolesov S.V., Evdokimov Þ.V., Bourgeois J., MacInnes B.T., Fitzhugh B. : Tsunami 15.11.2006 consequences on Central Kuriles and tsunami modeling. In: Doklady Russian Academy of Science. 1, 2008, p. 1 - 5 [Central Kuriles, tsunami 2006, tsunami runup, tsunami modeling].

  • T.K.Pinegina, I.F.Delemen, V.A.Droznin, E.G.Kalacheva, S.A.Chirkov, V.N.Dvigalo, V.L.Leonov, I.V.Melekestsev, N.I.Seliverstov. : The Kamchatka Valley of Geysers after Catastrophe in 3 June 2007. In: Magazine Vestnik FEB RAS . 1, 2008, p. 33 - 45 [Kamchatka, Valley of Geysers, landslide ].

Pradhan, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Biswajeet

University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Field of research: Geodesy
Host: Prof. Dr. Manfred F. Buchroithner Technische Universität Dresden
  • Biswajeet Pradhan Saro Lee Shattri Mansor Manfred F. Buchroithner Normalina Jallaludin: Utilization of optical remote sensing data and geographic information system tools for regional landslide hazard analysis by using binomial logistic regression model. In: Journal of Applied Remote Sensing. 2, 2008, p. 1 - 11 [Hazard analysis, GIS, Remote Sensing, Verification, Malaysia].

  • Biswajeet Pradhan Shattri Mansor Saro Lee Manfred F. Buchroithner: Application of Data Mining Model for Landslide Hazard Mapping. In: Proceedings of ISPRS 2008, Beijing, China. XXXVII, 2008, p. 187 - 196 [Landslide; Frequency Ratio; Landslide Hazard; Risk Analysis; GIS; Remote Sensing].

  • Biswajeet Pradhan Saro Lee Shattri Mansor Jasmi Ab Talib Manfred F. Buchroithner : Landslide Hazard and Risk Analysis Using Statistical Based Geospatial Model. In: Proceedings of Second International Conference on GIT4NDM & Rehabilitation. 2008, [Landslide risk analysis, Malaysia, GIS, Remote Sensing].

Prendergast, Dr. Amy Louise

University of Melbourne, Australia
Field of research: Isotope geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernd R. Schöne Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • Kruawun Jankaew, Brian Atwater, Yuki Sawai, Montri Choowong, T Charoentitirat, Beth Martin, Amy Prendergast: Medieval forewarning of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Thailand. Nature, 455, 1228-1231. In: Nature. 455, 2008, p. 1228 - 1231 [Indian Ocean, tsunami, palaeotsunami, radiocarbon, sedimentology].

Ramkumar, Prof. Dr. Muthuvairavasamy

Periyar University, India
Field of research: Geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Franz T. Fürsich Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar A.Jayakumar: 2008 Intellectual Property Rights Demystified. New India Publishers, New Delhi. 172p. (Standard Reference book in College of Law, University of Arizona. U.S.A.). India: New India Publishers, 2008, 172 pp. [Geoscience Intellectual Property Rights ].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar: Cyclic fine-grained deposits with polymict boulders in Olaipadi member of the Dalmiapuram Formation, Cauvery basin, south India: Plausible causes and sedimentation model. ICFAI Jour.Earth.Sci. v.2. pp.7-27. In: ICFAI Journal of Earth Sciences. 2, 2008, p. 7 - 27 [Turbidites Cretaceous deposits Cauvery Basin Sedimentation model].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar: Carbonate diagenesis in the Kallankurichchi Formation, Ariyalur Group, south India and its implications on petroleum prospects. In: Jour.Geol.Soc.Ind. . 71, 2008, p. 407 - 418 [Maastrichtian, carbonates, eodiagenesis, mesodiagenesis, telodiagenesis, meteoric, marine, phreatic, vadose, compaction, porosity, neomorphism].

  • Poongodi Vijayakumar, T. and Ramkumar, M., : Recent developments in registration of inventions and protection of intangible property rights in India. In: Intellectual property rights demystified . (Ed. Mu.Ramkumar and A.Jayakumar) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2008, p. 25 - 39 [Intellectual Property Rights, registration, Indian laws, recent developments].

  • Ramkumar, M., Jayakumar, A. and Suresh, R., : Understanding intellectual property rights is the need of the hour for geoscientists. In: Intellectual property rights demystified. . (Ed. Mu.Ramkumar and A.Jayakumar) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2008, p. 1 - 9 [IPR, Intellectual Property Rights, recent developments].

  • Ramkumar, M., Jayakumar, M.,Anbarasu, K.,Suresh, R. and Poongodi Vijayakumar, T., : Suggested course of action for familiarization of Intellectual Property Rights. In: Intellectual Property Rights demystified. (Ed. Mu.Ramkumar and A.Jayakumar) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2008, p. 147 - 150 [Familiarization of IPR laws, course of action, Indian conditions].

Ridolfi, Dr. Filippo

Universita degli Studi di Urbino, Germany
Field of research: Petrology
Host: Prof. Dr. Francois Holtz Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Filippo Ridolfi, Matteo Puerini, Alberto Renzulli, Michele Menna, Theofilos Toulkeridis: The magmatic feeding system of El Reventador volcano (Sub-Andean zone, Ecuador) constrained by texture, mineralogy and thermobarometry of the 2002 erupted products. In: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 176 , 2008, p. 94 - 106 [Ecuadorian Andes, El Reventador, calc-alkaline magmatism, mixing, amphibole barometry, igneous thermobarometry].

Schofield, Dr. Robyn

University of Melbourne, Australia
Field of research: Aeronomy, atmospheric physics
Host: Prof. Dr. John P. Burrows Universität Bremen
  • Robyn Schofield, Katja Frieler, Ingo Wohltmann, Markus Rex, Marc von Hobe, Fred Stroh, Gisela Koch, Thomas Peter, Timothy Canty, Ross Salawitch and C. Michael Volk: Polar stratospheric chlorine kinetics from a self-match flight during SOLVE-II/EUPLEX. In: Geophysical Research Letters. 35, 2008, p. L01807 [ClO Atmospheric Chemistry Stratospheric Polar Ozone Loss Arctic].

Sheridan-Quantz, Dr. Edel

, Germany
Field of research: Geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Dietrich Denecke Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Edel Sheridan-Quantz: “Time travelling” – Geography/history fieldwork with younger pupils. In: Geographical Viewpoint. 36, 2008, p. 6 - 13 [School fieldwork, landscape and literature, ].

Simkanin, Dr. Jan

The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Field of research: Earth magnetism
Host: Prof. Dr. Andreas Tilgner Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Jan Simkanin, Andreas Tilgner: Inverse dynamo problem in a cylinder. In: Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dynam.. 102 (2), 2008, p. 205 - 215 [Inverse dynamo problem, Invisible dynamo, Kinematic dynamo, Helical flows, Ponomarenko dynamo].

Suh, Prof. Dr. Cheo Emmanuel

University of Buea, Cameroon
Field of research: Applied geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernd Lehmann Technische Universität Clausthal
  • Cheo Emmanuel Suh, Alexandre R. Cabral, Elisha M. Shemang, Lazarus Mbinkar, Germain G. M. Mboudou : Two Contrasting Iron Deposits in the Precambrian Mineral Belt of Cameroon, West Africa. In: Exploration and Mining Geology . 17, 2008, p. 197 - 207 [Iron ore, Cameroon, exploration, geochemistry].

  • Alexandre Raphael Cabral, Cheo Emmanuel Suh, Rogerio Kwitko-Ribeiro, Orlando Garcia Rocha Filho: Brittle microstructures in gold nuggets: A descriptive study using backscattered electron imaging. In: Ore Geology Reviews . 33, 2008, p. 212 - 220 [Gold, exploration, BSE].

Sureda, Prof. Dr. Ricardo Jose

Universidad Nacional de Salta, Argentina
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. G. Christian Amstutz Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Ricardo Jose Sureda: Historia de la Mineralogia. Tucuman: Insugeo, 2008, 189 pp.

Valenzuela-Rios, Prof. Dr. José Ignacio

Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Carls Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig
  • Jau-Chyn Liao, Peter Königshof, José Ignacio Valenzuela-Rios, Eberhard Schindler: Depositional environment interpretation and development of the Renanué section (Upper Eifelian-Lower Frasnian; Pyrenees, N. Spain). In: Bulletin of Geosciences. 83 (4), 2008, p. 481 - 490.

Veizer, Prof. Dr. Jan

University of Ottawa, Canada
Field of research: Geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Karl Hans Wedepohl Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Korte, C., Jones, P.J., Brand, U., Mertmann, D. and Veizer, J. : Oxygen isotope values from high latitudes: clues for Permian sea-surface temperature gradients and Late Paleozoic deglaciation. In: Palaeogeography, Paleoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 269, 2008, p. 1 - 16 [oxygen isotopes, high latitudes, Permian, Paleozoic].

Xie, Prof. Dr. Zhouqing

University of Science and Technology of China, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Polar research, glaciers
Host: Prof. Dr. Meinrat O. Andreae Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie (Otto-Hahn-Institut)
  • Z.-Q.Xie, R. Sander, U.Poeschl, and F. Slemr: Simulation of atmospheric mercury depletion events (AMDEs) during polar springtime using the MECCA box model. In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics . 8, 2008, p. 7165 - 7180 [atmospheric chemistry and physics].

  • S. C. Lai, T. Hoffmann, and Z. Q. Xie: Iodine speciation in marine aerosols along a 30,000 km round-trip cruise path from Shanghai, China to Prydz Bay, Antarctica. In: Geophysical Research Letters. 35, 2008, p. L21803 [atmospheric chemistry].

Yang, Prof. Dr. Bao

Chinese Academy of Sciences, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Historical geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Achim Bräuning Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Bao Yang, Achim Bräuning, Zhibao Dong, Ziyin Zhang, Jiao Keqing: Late Holocene monsoonal temperate glacier fluctuations on the Tibetan Plateau. In: Global and Planetary Change . 60, 2008, p. 126 - 140 [Glacial fluctuations, climate change, late Holocene, Tibetan Plateau].

Yang, Prof. Dr. Xiaozhi

Nanjing University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans Keppler Universität Bayreuth
  • Xiaozhi Yang Qunke Xia Etienne Deloule Luigi Dallai Qicheng Fan Min Feng: Water in minerals of continental lithospheric mantle and overlying lower crust: a comparative study of peridotite and granulite xenoliths from the North China Craton. In: Chem. Geol.. 256, 2008, p. 33 - 45.

  • Xiaozhi Yang Etienne Deloule Qunke Xia Qicheng Fan Min Feng: Water contrast between Precambrian and Phanerozoic continental lower crust in eastern China. In: J. Geophys. Res. . 113, 2008, p. B08207 - doi: 08210.01029/02007JB005541.

Zaitsev, Dr. habil. Anatoly N.

St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörg Keller Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Anatoly N. Zaitsev, Jörg Keller, John Spratt, Elena N. Perova, Anton Kearsley: Nyerereite-pirssonite-calcite-shortite relationships in altered natrocarbonatites, Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania. In: Canadian Mineralogist. 46, 2008, p. 843 - 860 [Mineralogy, geochemistry].

  • Anatoly N. Zaitsev, Joerg keller, John Spratt, Teresa E. Jeffries, Viktor V. Sharygin: Chemical composition of nyerereite and gregoryite from natrocarbonatites of Oldoinyo Lengai volcano, Tanzania. In: Zapiski (Proceedings) of the Russian Mineralogical Society. 4, 2008, p. 101 - 111 [Mineralogy].

Zhang, Dr. Qiang

Sun Yat-Sen University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Physical geography
Host: Dr. Stefan Becker Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • Qiang Zhang, Chong-yu Xu, Yongqin David Chen, Marco Gemmer, Zuguo Yu.: Multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis of streamflow series of the Yangtze River basin, China. In: Hydrological Processes. 22, 2008, p. 4997 - 5003 [This paper concerns scaling properties of hydrological processes of the Yangtze River basin.].

  • Qiang Zhang, Chong-yu Xu, Zengxin Zhang, Yongqin David Chen, Chun-ling Liu: Spatial and temporal variability of precipitation maxima during 1960-2005 in the Yangtze River basin and possible association with large-scale circulation. In: Journal of Hydrology. 353, 2008, p. 215 - 227 [This paper addressed the changing properties of precipitation maxima and underlying causes induced from NCAR/NCEP reanalysis dataset.].