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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2009

Earth sciences

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, Klaus-Dieter Klass, Jörg W. Schneider: Tackling the ‘Protoblattoidea problem’: revision of Protoblattinopsis stubblefieldi Laurentiaux, 1953 (Dictyoptera; Late Carboniferous). In: European Journal of Entomology. 106, 2009, p. 145 - 152 [Palaeoentomology, Dictyoptera, Evolution].

  • Olivier Béthoux, Frank Wieland: Evidence for Carboniferous origin of the order Mantodea (Insecta: Dictyoptera) gained from forewing morphology. In: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 156, 2009, p. 79 - 113 [Palaeoentomology, Dictyoptera, Evolution].

  • Olivier Béthoux: Head and leg morphology of elongata Brongniart 1893: 433 (Late Carboniferous, Archaeorthoptera): phylogenetic and palaeoecological implications. In: Annales Zoologici. 59, 2009, p. 141 - 147 [Palaeoentomology, Orthoptera, Phasmatodea, Evolution].

  • O. Bethoux, R. de la Horra, I. M. Benito, J. F. Barrenechea, A. B. Galán, J. López-Gómez: A new triadotypomorphan insect from the Anisian (Middle Triassic), Buntsandstein facies, Spain . In: Journal of Iberian Geology. 35, 2009, p. 179 - 184.

  • Olivier Bethoux, Karl J. Herd: Discovery of an enigmatic and gigantic Pennsylvanian Archaeorthoptera. In: Journal of Orthoptera Research. 18, 2009, p. 23 - 28.

  • Olivier Bethoux: Gaps and nodes between fossil and extant insects. In: Systematic Entomology. 34, 2009, p. 599 - 609 [Systematics, Entomology, fossil].

  • Olivier Bethoux, Markus Poschmann: A new lobeattid insect from the Permo-Carboniferous of Niedermoschel, southwestern Germany (Archaeorthoptera). In: Journal of Orthoptera Research. 18, 2009, p. 139 - 143 [Systematics, Insecta, Pterygota, Palaeozoic].

Brunini, Prof. Dr. Claudio

Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Field of research: Geodesy
Host: Prof. Dr. Florian Seitz Deutsches Geodätisches Forschungsinstitut
  • Sonia María Alves Costa, Alberto da Silva, Luiz Alberto de Moura Jr., Mauricio Gende, Claudio Brunini : Differential and precise point positioning in the South American region with ionopshere maps. In: Sideris, M. (ed.), Observing our changing Earth, International Association of Geodesy Symposia 133, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-85426-5_70. 133, 2009, p. 605 - 613 [Geodesy, GNSS positioning, ionopsheric error].

  • Francisco Azpilicueta, Claudio Brunini: Residual Analysis of Global Ionospheric Maps Using Modip Latitude. In: H. Drewes (ed.), Geodetic Reference Frames, International Association of Geodesy Symposia 134, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-00860-3_25. 134, 2009, p. 311 - 316 [Ionosphere, Global Ionospheric Maps].

  • María Paula Natali, Mariano Müller, Laura Fernández, Claudio Brunini: CPLat: the Pilot Processing Center for SIRGAS in Argentine. In: H. Drewes (ed.), Geodetic Reference Frames, International Association of Geodesy Symposia 134, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-00860-3_25. 134, 2009, p. 179 - 183 [Geodesy, regional reference frames].

  • Laura Sánchez, Claudio Brunini: Achievements and Challenges of SIRGAS. In: H. Drewes (ed.), Geodetic Reference Frames, International Association of Geodesy Symposia 134, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-00860-3_25. 134, 2009, p. 161 - 166 [Geodesy, regional reference frames].

  • Sahai, Y., Becker-Guedes, F., Fagundes P. R., de Jesus, R., de Abreu, A. J., Paxton, L. J., Goncharenko, L. P., Brunini, C., Gende, M., Ferreira, A. S., Lima, N. S., Guarnieri, F. L., Pillat, V. G., Bittencourt, J. A., Candido, C. M. N: . Effects observed in the Latin American sector ionospheric F region during the intense geomagnetic disturbances in the early part of November 2004. In: Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, A00A19, doi:10.1029/2007JA013007, 2009.. 114, 2009, p. 1 - 11 [Ionosphere, ionospheric storms].

  • Claudio Brunini, Francisco Azpilicueta : Accuracy assessment of the GPS-based slant total electron content (sTEC). In: Journal of Geodesy, doi 10.1007/s00190-008-0296-8. 84, 2009, p. 293 - 304 [Ionosphere, Differential Code Biases].

  • María Paula Natali, Mariano Müller, Laura Fernández, Claudio Brunini: CPLat: first operational Experimental Processing Center for SIRGAS in Argentina. In: Journal of Geodesy, doi 10.1007/s00190-008-0270-5. 83, 2009, p. 219 - 226 [Geodesy, Regional Reference Frames].

  • Sahai, Y., Becker-Guedes, F., Fagundes, P. R., de Abreu, A. J., de Jesus, R., Pillat, V. G., Abalde, J. R., Martinis, C. R., Brunini, C., Gende, M., Huang, C. –S., Pi, X., Lima, W. L. C., Bittencourt, J. A., Otsuka, Y.: Observations of the F-region ionospheric irregularities in the South American sector during the October 2003 “Halloween Storms ”. In: Annales Geophysicae. 27, 2009, p. 4463 - 4477 [Ionosphere, super-storms].

  • Claudio Brunin, Mattia Crespi, Augusto Mazzoni: Pseudorange single point positioning con accuratezza submetrica per mezzo di correzioni ionosferiche basate su reti di stazioni permanenti. In: Bollettino SIFET. 1, 2009, p. 35 - 41 [Geodesy, GNSS positioning, ionospheric error].

  • de Jesus, R. Sahai, Y., Guarnieri, F. L., Fagundes, P. R., de Abreu, A. J., Becker-Guedes, F., Brunini, C., Gende, M., Cintra, T. M. F., de Souza, V. A., Pillat, G., Lima, L.: Effects observed in the ionospheric F-region in the South American sector during the intense geomagnetic storm of 14 December 2006. In: Advances in Space Research, Elsevier, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2010.04.031. 2009, [Ionosphere, super-storms].

  • Claudio Brunini, Laura Sánchez: SIRGAS: Sistema de Referencia Geocéntrico para las Américas. In: Curso Avanzado de Posicionamiento por Satélite. (Ed. Betancourt, Abelardo) Madrid: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 2009, p. 103 - 135 [Geodesy, Regional Reference Frames].

Carrapa, Dr. Barbara

University of Arizona, United States of America
Field of research: Sedimentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Manfred R. Strecker Universität Potsdam
  • Barbara Carrapa: Tracing exhumation and orogenic wedge dynamics in the Alps via detrital thermochronology . In: Geology. 12, 2009, p. 1127 - 1130 [Alps, exhumation, detrital thermochronology].

  • Murrell, G.R., Sobel, E.R. Carrapa, B. and Andriessen, P. : Calibration and comparison of etching and thermal modeling techniques for apatite fission track thermochronology. In: Geological Society of London, Special Publications. 324, 2009, p. 73 - 85 [Apatite fission track thermochronology].

  • Strecker, M.R., Alonso, R., Bookhagen, B., Carrapa, B., Coutand, I., Hain, M.P., Hilley, G.E., Mortimer, E., Schoenbohm, L., and Sobel, E.R.: Does the topographic distribution of the central Andean Puna Plateau result from climatic or geodynamic processes? . In: Geology. 37, 2009, p. 643 - 646 [Andes, Puna Plateau, tectonics].

  • Carrapa, B., DeCelles, P.G., Reiners, P. Gerhels, G. : Apatite triple dating and white mica 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology of syn-tectonic detritus in the Central Andes: a multi-phase tectono-thermal history. In: Geology. 37, 2009, p. 407 - 410 [Andes, exhumation, triple dating, thermochronology].

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
  • Chandrajith R, Koralegedara N, Ranawana KB, Tobschall HJ, Dissanayake CB : Major and trace elements in plants and soils in Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka: an approach to explain forest die back. In: Environmental Geology. 57, 2009, p. 17 - 28 [Al-toxicity  Forest die back  Forest soils  Montane forest  Major and trace elements].

  • Dissanayake CB, Rohana Chandrajith: Introduction to Medical Geology-focus on tropical environment. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2009, 297 pp. [Environment and Health; Geochemistry; Human Health; Medical Geology; Tropical Environments; dental and skeletal fluorosis; iodine deficiency disorders].

  • Rohana Chandrajith, Kudavidanage E, Tobschall HJ, Dissanayake CB : Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of elephant geophagic soils in Udawalawe National Park Sri Lanka. . In: Environmental Geochemistry and Health . 31, 2009, p. 391 - 400 [Mammalian herbivores  Geophagy Soils  Asian elephants  Elephas maximus  Clay minerals  Udawalawe National Park].

Condemi, Dr. Silvana

Aix-Marseille Universite, France
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Wighart von Koenigswald Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Mariotti V., Bonfiglioli B., Condemi S., Facchini F., Belcastro M.G., : Funerary practices of the Iberomaurusian population of Taforalt (Tafoghalt) (Morocco, 11-12000 BP): new hypotheses based on a per-grave inventory of the osteological remains and signs of deliberate activity on the human bones,. In: Journal of Human Evolution. 56, 2009, p. 340 - 354 [Taforalt, Funerary practices, Ochre, Epipalaeolithic, Iberomaurusian, Cutmarks ].

  • Fabre V., Condemi S. & Degioanni A., : Genetic evidence of geographical groups on Neanderthals. In: PLoS ONE . 4, 2009, p. e5151 [Neandertal sub-groups , paleogenetics, mtDNA sequences, bioinformatic models, BayesianSSC software, nucleotide sequences, DNAsp4 software ].

  • Mariotti V., Bonfiglioli B., Condemi S., Facchini F. and Belcastro M.G: Funerary practices of the Iberomaurusian population of Taforalt (Tafoghalt) (Morocco, 11-12000 BP): new hypotheses based on a per-grave inventory of the osteological remains and signs of deliberate activity on the human bones. In: Journal of Human Evolution. 56/4, 2009, p. 340 - 354 [Taforalt, Funerary practices, Ochre, Epipalaeolithic, Iberomaurusian, Cutmarks].

  • Mounier A., Marchal F. and Silvana Condemi: Is Homo heidelbergensis a distinct species? New insight on the Mauer mandible. In: Journal of Human Evolution . 56/3, 2009, p. 219 - 246 [Concept of species Hierarchical classification Homo antecessor, Homo mauritanicus Homo rhodesiensis, Middle Pleistocene Neandertal, Species recognition].

  • Facchini F., Bermudez de Castro J., Caramelli D., Condemi S., D'Errico F., Frayer D.W., Giacobini, Manzi G., Martinon-Torrès M., Radovcic, Ronchitelli A.M., Ullrich H., Vandermeersch B. & M.G. Belcastro: Nuove evidenze dell'evoluzione umana in Europa durante il Pleistocene. Implicazioni filogenetiche e comportamentali. In: La lunga storia di Neanderthal. Biologia e comportamento. (Ed. F. Facchini and M.G. Belcastro (eds)) Milan, Italy: Jaka Book, 2009, p. 307 - 318 [Neanderthals, Culture and Biology].

  • Silvana Condemi: I Neandertaliani dal 1856 ai nostri giorni. In: La lunga storia di Neanderthal. Biologia e comportamento. (Ed. F. Facchini and M.G. Belcastro (eds)) Milan, Italy: Jaca Book, 2009, p. 13 - 31 [A history of Neanderthal studies].

  • Degioanni A., V. Fabre and Silvana Condemi: Les messages cachés dans les gènes des Néanderthaliens. In: Pour la Science. 386, 2009, p. 33 - 37 [The genetic of 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 Walter Daesslé, Gabriel Rendón-Márquez, Victor Camacho-Ibar,Efrain Gutiérrez-Galindo, Evgueni Shumilin, Eduardo Ortiz-Campos: Geochemistry of modern sediments from San Quintin coastal lagoon, Baja California: implication for Provenance. In: Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas . 26, 2009, p. 117 - 132 [provenance; sediment; metals; ].

  • Luis W. Daessle, Karina Lugo-Ibarra, Juergen Tobschall, Marbella Melo, Efrain Gutiérrez-Galindo, Jaqueline García-Hernández, Gustavo Álvarez: Accumulation of As, Pb and Cu associated to the recent sedimentary processes in the Colorado delta, south of the US-Mexico boundary. In: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 56:680-692.. 56, 2009, p. 680 - 692 [colorado river; delta; inorganic pollutants; sedimentation;].

  • Luis W. Daessle Heuser, Leonardo Ruiz-Montoya, Rohana Chandrajith, Heinz J Tobschall, Victor Camacho-Ibar, Leopoldo Mendoza-Espinosa, Ana luz Quintanilla-Montoya, Karina Lugo-Ibarra: Fluoride, nitrate and water hardness in groundwater supplied to the rural communities of Ensenada County, Baja California, Mexico. In: Environmental Geology 58: 419-429. . 58, 2009, p. 419 - 429 [groundwater; quality; nitrates; Baja California].

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
  • George D. Kamenov, Vesselin M. Dekov, Amanda L. Willingham, Carlo Savelli, Luca G. Bellucci: Anthropogenic Pb in recent hydrothermal sediments from the Tyrrhenian Sea: Implications for seawater Pb control on low-temperature hydrothermal systems. In: Geology. 37, 2009, p. 111 - 114 [Marine Geology, Geochemistry].

  • Vesselin Mitev Dekov, George D. Kamenov, Carlo Savelli, Jens Stummeyer, Médard Thiry, Wayne C. Shanks, Amanda L. Willingham, Tanya B. Boycheva, Pierre Rochette, Ernő Kuzmann, Danielle Fortin, Attila Vértes: Metalliferous sediments from Eolo Seamount (Tyrrhenian Sea): Hydrothermal deposition and re-deposition in a zone of oxygen depletion. In: Chemical Geology. 264, 2009, p. 347 - 363 [Marine Geology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy].

  • Vesselin Mitev Dekov, Vasil Arnaudov, Frans Munnik, Tanya Borislavova Boycheva, Saverio Fiore: Native aluminum: Does it exist?. In: American Mineralogist. 94, 2009, p. 1283 - 1286 [Mineralogy, Geochemistry].

Desojo, Dr. Julia B.

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales B. Rivadavia/Instituto Nacional de Investigacion de las Ciencias Naturales, Argentina
Field of research: Palaeozoology
Host: Prof. Dr. Oliver Rauhut Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • J. B. Desojo and S. Vizcaíno: The jaw apparatus of the South American aetosaur Neoaetosauroides engaeus Bonaparte. In: Paläontologische Zeitschrift . 83, 2009, p. 499 - 510 [Neoaetosauroides, Archosauria, Aetosauria, Triassic].

  • J. B. Desojo and A. Arcucci : New material of the earliest known rauisuchian, Luperosuchus fractus (Diapsida: Archosauria), from South America. In: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology . 29, 2009, p. 1311 - 1315 [Rauisuchia, Luperosuchus fractus, Archosauria, Triassic].

Dima, Prof. Dr. Mihai R.

University of Bucharest, Romania
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerrit Lohmann Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI)
  • Dima, M., and G. Lohmann: Conceptual model for millennial climate variability: a possible combined solar-thermohaline circulation origin for the ~1500-year cycle. In: Climate Dynamics. 32, 2009, p. 301 - 311 [millennial climate variability, solar forcing, thermohaline circulation].

  • Felis, T., Suzuki,A., Kuhnert, H., Dima, M., Lohmann, G., and Kawahata, H.: Subtropical coral reveals abrupt early- twentieth- century freshening in the western North Pacific Ocean . In: Geology. 37, 2009, p. 527 - 530 [climate shift, Pacific ocean, coral ].

Dunn, Dr. Robert J.H.

Met Office, United Kingdom
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Günther Hasinger Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik
  • Clement Cabanac, Rob P. Fender, Robert J.H. Dunn, Elmar G. Koerding: On the variation of black hole accretion disc radii as a function of state and accretion rate. In: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 396, 2009, p. 1415 - 1440 [accretion, accretion discs; X-rays: binaries].

Edet, Prof. Dr. Aniekan Effiom

University of Calabar, Nigeria
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Broder Merkel Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Edet A, Worden Richard : Monitoring of Physical parameters and evaluation of the chemical composition of river and groundwater in Calabar (Southeastern Nigeria). In: Environmental Monitoring Assessment. 157, 2009, p. 243 - 258 [Physical parameter, Contamination, Rivers, Groundwater, Calabar ].

  • Edet AE : Characterization of groundwater contamination using factor analysis in the Niger Delta (Nigeria). In: Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 14 No 11, 2009, p. 1255 - 1261 [Factor Analysis, Contamination, Niger Delta, Nigeria].

Garcin, Dr. Yannick

Universität Potsdam, Germany
Field of research: Quaternary geology
Host: Dr. Martin Trauth Universität Potsdam
  • Yannick Garcin, Annett Junginger, Daniel Melnick, Daniel Olago, Manfred Strecker, Martin Trauth: Late Pleistocene-Holocene rise and collapse of Lake Suguta, northern Kenya Rift. In: Quaternary Science Reviews. 28, 2009, p. 911 - 925 [Africa, northern Kenya Rift, Suguta, palaeoclimate, lake-level, Late Pleistocene, Holocene, shoreline].

Ghitau, Prof. Dr. Dumitru

University of Galati Dunarea de Jos, Romania
Field of research: Geodesy
Host: Prof. Dr. Erik W. Grafarend Universität Stuttgart
  • Dumitru Ghitau: Prelucrarea masuratorilor geodezice. Bukarest: Topoexim, 2009, 192 pp.

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
  • A. Keshri, A. Shukla & Ravi Prakash Gupta: ASTER ratio indices for supraglacial terrain mapping. In: International Journal of Remote Sensing. 30 (2), 2009, p. 519 - 524 [NDSI NDGI NDSII ASTER].

  • A Shukla, Ravi Prakash Gupta & MK Arora: Estimation of debris cover and its temporal variation using optical satellite sensor data – a case study in the Chenab basin, Himalayas. In: Journal of Glaciology. 55 (191), 2009, p. 444 - 451.

  • D.P. Kanungo, M.K. Arora, S. Sarkar & Ravi Prakash Gupta: A fuzzy set based approach for integration of thematic maps for landslide susceptibility zonation. In: Georisk: Assessment and Management of Risk for Engineered Systems and Geohazards. 3 (1), 2009, p. 30 - 43 [Landslide Landslide susceptibility zonation fuzzy similarity fuzzy gamma operator success rate].

  • Ravi Prakash Gupta, R. Chakraborty, & A. K. Awasthi: Satellite data can cost effectively show oil field thermal anomalies. In: Oil and Gas Journal. 2009, p. 34 - 36.

  • D. P. Kanungo, M. K. Arora, S. Sarkar & Ravi Prakash Gupta: Landslide Susceptibility Zonation (LSZ) Mapping - A Review. In: Journal of South Asian Disaster Studies. 2 (1), 2009, p. 81 - 105 [Natural hazards Landslides Susceptibility Zonation Mapping Strategic Planning].

Hurai, Dr. habil. Vratislav

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Field of research: Isotope geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Joachim Hoefs Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • Marián Janák, David Cornell, Nikolaus Froitzheim, Jan C.M. de Hoog, Igor Broska, Mirijam Vrabec, Vratislav Hurai: Eclogite-hosting metapelites from the Pohorje Mountains (Eastern Alps): P-T evolution, zircon geochronology and tectonic implications. In: European Journal of Mineralogy. 21, 2009, p. 1191 - 1212 [petrology].

Johnson, Prof. Dr. Andrew Laurence

University of Derby, United Kingdom
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernd R. Schöne Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • Andrew Johnson, Jonathan Hickson, Annemarie Bird, Bernd Schoene, Peter Balson, Timothy Heaton, Mark Williams : Comparative sclerochronology of modern and mid-Pliocene (c. 3.5 Ma) Aequipecten opercularis (Mollusca, Bivalvia): an insight into past and future climate change in the north-east Atlantic region. In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 284, 2009, p. 164 - 179 [Sclerochronology, Climate, Pliocene, North Sea, Aequipecten, Arctica].

  • Mark Williams, Alan Haywood, Elizabeth Harper, Andrew Johnson, Tanya Knowles, Melanie Leng, Daniel Lunt, Beth Okamura, Paul Taylor, Jan Zalasiewicz: Pliocene climate and seasonality in North Atlantic shelf seas. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. 367, 2009, p. 85 - 108 [Pliocene, shelf seas, bryozoans, bivalves, seasonality].

Kahraman, Prof. Dr. Sair

Hacettepe University, Turkey
Field of research: Applied geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Kurosch Thuro Technische Universität München
  • Michael Alber, Sair Kahraman: Predicting the uniaxial compressive strength and elastic modulus of a fault breccia from texture coefficient. In: Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering . 42, 2009, p. 117 - 127 [Fault breccia; Uniaxial compressive strength; Elastic modulus; Texture coefficient; Image analysis.].

Kaim, Dr. habil. Andrzej

Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Field of research: Palaeozoology
Host: Dr. Alexander Nützel Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB)
  • Andrzej Kaim: Gastropods. In: The Lower Triassic System in the Abrek Area, South Primorye, Russia. (Ed. Yasunari Shigeta, Yuri D. Zakharov, Haruyoshi Maeda, Alexander M. Popov) Tokyo: National Museum of Science and Nature, 2009, p. 141 - 156 [palaeontology].

  • Andrzej Kaim, Robert G. Jenkins, Yoshinori Hikida: Gastropods from Late Cretaceous Omagari and Yasukawa hydrocarbon seep deposits in the Nakagawa area, Hokkaido, Japan. In: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 54, 2009, p. 463 - 490 [palaeontology].

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(coauthor), Yousef R.., El-Eswed B., Alshaaer M, Khalili F, : The influence of using Jordanian zeolitic tuff on the adsorption, physical, and mechanical properties of geopolymers products. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials, . 165, 2009, p. 379 - 387 [geopolymers, kaolinite, zeolitic tuff, adsorption of Cu].

  • Hani Nicola Khoury; Abdul Hadi, N., Khoury, H., and Suleiman, M.: Utilization of Bituminous Limestone Ash from EL-LAJJUN Area in production of lightweight Masonry block. In: Acta Geotechnica:. 4, 2009, p. 215 - 222 [Bituminous Limestone, Ash, EL-LAJJUN Area, lightweight Masonry block, Jordan].

  • Hani Nicola Khoury: El-Eswed, B., Yousef, R. I., Alshaaer, M., Khalili, F., and Khoury. : Alkali solid-state conversion of kaolin and zeolite to effective adsorbents for removal of lead from aqueous solution”. In: Desalination Publications, European Desalination Society, Via Antica Arischia. 8. , 2009, p. 1 - 7 [Alkali solid-state conversion, kaolin, zeolite, effective adsorbents, removal of lead, aqueous solution].

  • Hani Nicola Khoury: Khoury, H., and Alshaaer, M.: : Production of Building Products through Geopolymerization. In: Proceedings Global Conference on Renewable and Energy Efficiency for Desert Regions.. 1, 2009, p. 1 - 5 [ Building Products, kaolinite, Geopolymerization].

  • Hani Nicola Khoury:Dwairi, R., Khoury, H., and Ibrahim, K. : Mineralogy and Authigenesis of Zeolitic Tuff from Tall-Juhira and Tall Amir, South Jordan. In: Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences (JJEES). 2, 2009, p. 81 - 88 [South Jordan, zeolite, zeolitic tuff, Authigenic zeolites].

Klimenko, Prof. Dr. Vladimir

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Dittmar Dahlmann Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Vladimir Klimenko: Climate: Lost Chapter of the World History. Moscow: MEI Publ., 2009, 408 pp. [Climate Change, World History, Comparative Chronology].

  • V.V. Klimenko, A.G. Tereshin, O.V. Mikushina: Global Energy and Climate of the Planet in the XXI Century in the Context of Historical Trends. In: Russian Journal of General Chemistry. 79. No.11, 2009, p. 2469 - 2476 [Global Energy Historical Trends, Climate Projections, XXI Century].

Kotkova, Prof. Dr. Jana

Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Patrick O'Brien Universität Potsdam
  • Jana Kotkova: Natural materials used for the amulets. In: The shaft tomb of Iufaa, Vol.I - Archaeology (Abusir XVII). (Ed. Ladislav Bares, Kveta Smolarikova) Prague: Czech Egyptological Institute, 2009, p. 146 - 147 [natural materials, amulets, Nekare].

Kremer, Dr. habil. Barbara

Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Stephan Kempe Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Bauersachs, T., Kremer, B., Schouten, S., and Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. : Biomarker and δ15N study of thermally altered Silurian cyanobacterial mats. In: Organic Geochemistry. 40, 2009, p. 149 - 157.

  • Kazmierczak, J., Altermann, W., Kremer, B., Kempe, S., and Eriksson, P.G. : Mass occurrence of benthic coccoid cyanobacteria and their role in the production of carbonates in Neoarchean of South Africa. In: Precambrian Research . 173, 2009, p. 79 - 92.

  • Kazmierczak J Kremer B: Thermally altered Silurian cyanobacterial mats: a key to Earth’s oldest fossils. In: Astrobiology. 9, 2009, p. 731 - 743.

  • Kazmierczak J Kremer B: Spore-like bodies in early Paleozoic acritarchs: clues to chlorococcalean affinities. In: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica . 54, 2009, p. 541 - 551.

Leung, Dr. Maggi Wai Han

Utrecht University, Netherlands
Field of research: Human geography, social geography
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörg Löffler Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Maggi Wai Han Leung: Power of borders and spatiality of transnationalism: A study of Chinese-operated tourism businesses in Europe. In: Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie. 100, 2009, p. 646 - 661 [Transnationalism, Chinese outbound tourism, Chinese migrant entrepreneurship, Germany, Europe].

  • Maggi Wai Han Leung: Fates of European heritage in post-colonial contexts: Political economy of memory and forgetting in Hong Kong. In: Geographische Zeitschrift. 97, 2009, p. 24 - 42 [Cultural heritage, colonialism, heritiage valoristaion, Hong Kong].

  • Maggi Wai Han Leung and Dieter Soyez: Industrial heritage: Valorising the spatial-temporal dynamics of another Hong Kong story. In: International Journal of Heritage Studies. 15, 2009, p. 57 - 75 [Industrial heritage, valorisation, spatial-temporal dynamic, Hong Kong ].

Liu, Prof. Dr. Yusheng

California State University, Fullerton, United States of America
Field of research: Palaeobotany
Host: Dr. Barbara Mohr Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Wu, J., Sun, B., Liu, Y.S., Xie, S. and Lin, Z. : A new species of Exbucklandia (Hamamelidaceae) from the Pliocene of China and its paleoclimatic significance. In: Review Palaeobotany and Palynology . 155, 2009, p. 32 - 41.

  • Xia, K., Su, T., Liu, Y.S., Xing, Y., and Zhou, Z. : Quantitative climate reconstructions of a late Miocene Xiaolongtan megaflora from Yunnan, southwest China. In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology . 276, 2009, p. 80 - 86.

  • Yusheng Liu, B.A.R. Mohr, and J.F. Basinger : Historical biogeography of the genus Chamaecyparis (Cupressaceae, Coniferales) based on its fossil record. In: Palaeodiversity and Palaeoenvironments . 89, 2009, p. 203 - 209.

  • Yusheng Liu and J.F. Basinger : Metasequoia from the Eocene of Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian High Arctic. In: Palaeontographica Abt. B. . 282, 2009, p. 69 - 97.

Mamtani, Prof. Dr. Manish

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
Field of research: Structural geology
Host: Christoph Hilgers Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  • Manish A. Mamtani: Fractal Analysis, microstructures and deformation processes – potential in the Indian context. In: Geodynamics and Evolution of Indian Shield - Through Time and Space.. (Ed. T. Radhakrishna, M. Ramakrishnan and Narayanaswamy) Geological Society of India, Memoir 74: Geological Society of India, 2009, p. 133 - 146 [fractals, microstructures, deformation, granite, quartz, magnetite, India].

  • Manish A. Mamtani and Aniruddha Sengupta: Anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility analysis of deformed kaolinite: implications for evaluating landslides. In: International Journal of Earth Sciences. 98, 2009, p. 1721 - 1725 [shear bands, anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility, landslides, kaolinite, clay, deformation].

  • K.R. Praveen, V. Prasannakumar and Manish A. Mamtani: Time relationship between regional deformation and fabric development in the Peralimala Pluton, South India – inferences from magnetic fabric. In: Journal of the Geological Society of India . 73, 2009, p. 803 - 812 [magnetic fabric, pluton, India, deformation, emplacement].

  • J. Nanda, S. Gupta and Manish A. Mamtani: Analysis of deformation fabric in an alkaline complex (Koraput, India): implications for time relationship between emplacement, fabric development and regional tectonics. In: Journal of the Geological Society of India. 74, 2009, p. 78 - 94 [deformation, fabric, regional tectonics, emplacement, anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility, India].

  • Sukhen Majumder and Manish A. Mamtani: Magnetic fabric in the Malanjkhand Granite (central India) – implications for regional tectonics and Proterozoic suturing of the Indian shield . In: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 172, 2009, p. 310 - 323 [magnetic fabric, granite, India, shield, suture].

  • Sukhen Majumder and Manish A. Mamtani: Fractal analysis of quartz grain boundary sutures in a granite (Malanjkhand, central India) – implications to infer regional tectonics . In: Journal of the Geological Society of India. 73, 2009, p. 300 - 319 [fractals, quartz, granite, India, tectonics].

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, Brauer, A., Mata. M.P., Delgado-Huertas, A.., Dulski, P. : The Iberian Roman Humid Period (2600-1600 cal, yr BP) as recorded in the Zoñar Lake varve record (Andalucía, southerm Spain). In: Quaternary Research. 71, 2009, p. 108 - 120.

Mazumder, Prof. Dr. Rajat

Indian Statistical Institute, India
Field of research: Sedimentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Wladyslaw Altermann Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • Rajat Mazumder, Dorothea Frieling, Bettina Reichenbacher: Tidal sediments in the Upper Marine Molasse (OMM) of the Allgäu area (Lower Miocene, Southwest-Germany). In: N.Jb.Geol.Paläont.Abh.. 254/1-2, 2009, p. 151 - 163.

McGuire, Dr. Patrick C.

University of Reading, United Kingdom
Field of research: Climatology
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Neukum Freie Universität Berlin
  • J.M. Dohm, R.C. Anderson, J.-P. Williams, J. Ruiz, P.C. McGuire, D.L. Buczkowski, J.C. Ferris, R.Wang, H. Miyamoto, T.M. Hare, J.E.P. Connerney, V.R. Baker: Claritas Rise, Mars: Pre-Tharsis Magmatism?. In: J. Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 185, 2009, p. 139 - 156 [Mars].

  • Patrick C. McGuire: New Evidence for a Magmatic Influence on the Origin of Valles Marineris, Mars. In: J. Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 185, 2009, p. 12 - 27 [Mars].

  • M.A. Chan, J. Ormö, S. Murchie, C.H. Okubo, G. Komatsu, J.J. Wray, P. McGuire, J.A. McGovern, and the HiRISE Team: Geomorphic knobs in Candor Chasma, Mars: New HiRISE images and comparisons to terrestrial analogs. In: Icarus. 205, 2009, p. 138 - 153 [Mars].

  • S.L. Murchie, F.P. Seelos, C.D. Hash, D.C. Humm, E. Malaret, J.A. McGovern, K.D. Seelos, D.L. Buczkowski, M.F. Morgan, O.S. Barnouin-Jha, H. Nair, H.W. Taylor, G.W. Patterson, C.A. Harvel, J.F. Mustard, R.E. Arvidson, P. McGuire, M.D. Smith, M.J. Wolff, and T.N. Titus. : The CRISM Investigation and Data Set from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's Primary Science Phase. In: J. Geophys. Res.. 114, 2009, p. E00D07 [Mars].

  • P.C. McGuire, J.L. Bishop, A.J. Brown, A.A. Fraeman, G.A. Marzo, M.F. Morgan, S.L. Murchie, J.F. Mustard, M. Parente, S.M. Pelkey, T.L. Roush, F.P. Seelos, M.D. Smith, L. Wendt, and M.J. Wolff.: An improvement to the volcano-scan algorithm for atmospheric correction of CRISM and OMEGA spectral data. In: Planetary and Space Science. 57, 2009, p. 809 - 815 [Mars].

  • J.L. Bishop, M. Parente, C.M. Weitz, E. Noe Dobrea, L.A. Roach, S.L. Murchie, P.C. McGuire, N.K. McKeown, C.M. Rossi, A.J. Brown, W.M. Calvin, R.E. Milliken, and J.F. Mustard.: Mineralogy of Juventae Chasma: Sulfates in the Light-toned Mounds, Mafic Minerals in the Bedrock, and Hydrated Silica and Hydroxylated Ferric Sulfate on the Plateau. In: J. Geophys. Res.. 114, 2009, p. E00D09 [Mars].

  • G.A. Marzo, T.L. Roush, N.L. Lanza, P.C. McGuire, H.E. Newsom, A.M. Olilla, and S.M. Wiseman: Mineralogy of the Inverted Channel on the Floor of Miyamoto Crater, Mars. In: Geophys. Res. Lett.. 36, 2009, p. L11204 [Mars].

Nagashima, Dr. Mariko

Yamaguchi University, Japan
Field of research: Chemistry and physics of minerals
Host: Prof. Dr. Boriana Mihaylova Universität Hamburg
  • Nagashima, M., Geiger, C.A., and Akasaka, M.: A crystal-chemical investigation of clinozoisite synthesized along the join Ca2Al3Si3O12(OH) - Ca2Al2CrSi3O12(OH). In: American Mineralogist. 94, 2009, p. 1351 - 1360 [synthesis, Cr, epidote, clinozoisite, Rietveld analysis].

  • Nagashima, M., Akasaka, M., Minakawa, T., Libowitzky, E. and Armbruster, T.: Sursassite: hydrogen bonding, cation order, and pumpellyite intergrowth. In: American Mineralogist. 94, 2009, p. 1440 - 1449 [Mn silicate, sursassite, pumpellyite, single-crystal analysis, infrared spectroscopy, hydrogen bond].

Pandey, Prof. Dr. Dhirendra K.

Manipal University, India
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Prof. Dr. Franz T. Fürsich Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Dhirendra K. Pandey, Franz T. Fürsich, Rosemarie Baron-Szabo, : Jurassic corals from the Jaisalmer Basin, west Rajasthan, India. In: Zitteliana. A48/49, 2009, p. 13 - 37 [Scleractinian corals, Jurassic, Jaisalmer, India].

  • Dhirendra K. Pandey, Tej Bahadur: A review of the stratigraphy of Marwar Supergroup of west-central Rajasthan. In: Journal Geological Society of India. 73, 2009, p. 747 - 758 [Marwar Suppergroup, Bikaner-Nagaur Basin, India, Later Proterozoic-Early Cambrian, review].

  • Dhirendra K. Pandey, Franz T. Fürsich, Jingeng Sha : Inter-basinal marker intervals – A case study from the Jurassic basins of Kachchh and Jaisalmer, western India. In: Science China Series D-Earth Sciences. 52 (12), 2009, p. 1924 - 1931 [Jurassic, Kachchh, Jaisalmer, Marker-beds correlation].

  • Dhirendra K. Pandey, Balram Bhadu : Sequence Stratigraphy of Non-marine sediments at Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary in the Barmer Basin, Western India. In: Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin. 4, 2009, p. 25 - 39 [Sequence Stratigraphy, Non-marine, Cretaceous Paleogene boundary, Barmer Basin].

Paudayal, Prof. Dr. Khum N.

Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Field of research: Geology
Host: Prof. Dr. Volker Mosbrugger Forschungsinstitut und Naturkundemuseum Senckenberg der SNG
  • Bhandari, S., Momohara, A., and Paudayal, Khum N. : Late Pleistocene plant macro-fossils from the Gokarna Formation of the Kathmandu Valley, Central Nepal. , v. 12, pp. 75-88. In: Bulletin of the Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. 12, 2009, p. 75 - 88.

  • Yi-Feng Yao, Subir Bera, David K. Ferguson, Volker Mosbrugger, Khum N. Paudayal, Jian-Hua Jin, Cheng-Sen Li: Reconstruction of paleovegetation and paleoclimate in the Early and Middle Eocene, Hainan Island, China. In: Climatic Change . 92, 2009, p. 169 - 189.

  • Pitambar Gautam, Tetsuya Sakai, Khum Narayan Paudayal, Sudarshan Bhandari, Babu Ram Gyawali, Chinta Mani Gautam and Moti Lal Rijal: Magnetism and granulometry of Pleistocene sediments of Dhapasi section, Kathmandu (Nepal): implications for depositional age and paleoenvironment. In: Bulletin of the Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. 12, 2009, p. 17 - 28.

Perrichot, Dr. Vincent

Universite de Rennes I, France
Field of research: Palaentology
Host: Dr. Alexander Schmidt Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Vincent Girard, Simona Saint Martin, Jean-Paul Saint Martin, Alexander R. Schmidt, Steffi Struwe, Vincent Perrichot, Gérard Breton, Didier Néraudeau: Exceptional preservation of marine diatoms in upper Albian amber. In: Geology. 37, 2009, p. 83 - 86 [Paleontology, Microbiology, Paleoecology, microorganisms, algae, fossil, Cretaceous, amber].

  • Vincent Perrichot, Donald L. J. Quicke, André Nel: New braconid wasps from French Cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera, Braconidae): synonymization with Eoichneumonidae and implications for the phylogeny of Ichneumonoidea. In: Zoologica Scripta. 38, 2009, p. 79 - 88 [Paleontology, entomology, insect, Hymenoptera, fossil, Cretaceous amber, evolution, phylogeny].

  • Vincent Perrichot, Didier Néraudeau (eds.): Cretaceous ambers from southwestern France: geology, taphonomy, and palaeontology. In: Geodiversitas. 31, 2009, p. 1 - 175 [Paleontology, geology, amber, Cretaceous, insects, micro-organisms].

  • Vincent Girard V., Alexander R. Schmidt, Steffi Struwe, Vincent Perrichot, Gérard Breton, Didier Néraudeau: Taphonomy and palaeoecology of mid-Cretaceous amber-preserved microorganisms from southwestern France. In: Geodiversitas. 31, 2009, p. 152 - 163 [Paleontology, taphonomy, micro-organisms, amber, Cretaceous, paleoenvironment].

  • Eugenio Ragazzi, Aurelio Giaretta, Vincent Perrichot, Didier Néraudeau, Alexander R. Schmidt, Guido Roghi: Thermal analysis of Cretaceous ambers from southern France. In: Geodiversitas. 31, 2009, p. 163 - 175 [Amber characterization, Cretaceous, thermogravimetry, physical properties].

  • Didier Néraudeau, Romain Vullo, Bernard Gomez, Vincent Girard, Malvina Lak, Blaise Videt, Eric Depré, Vincent Perrichot: Amber, plants and vertebrates from the paralic Lower Cenomanian deposits of Aix Island (Charente-Maritime, France). In: Geodiversitas. 31, 2009, p. 13 - 27 [Paleontology, geology, paleoenvironment, amber, Cretaceous, fossil insects, micro-organisms].

  • Vincent Perrichot: Long-tailed wasps (Hymenoptera: Megalyridae) from Cretaceous and Paleogene European amber. In: Paleontological Contributions. 1, 2009, p. 1 - 35 [Paleontology, entomology, Hymenoptera, Megalyridae, amber].

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, Manfred Buchroithner: Use of geospatial data for the development of fuzzy algebraic operators to landslide hazard mapping: a case study in Malaysia. In: Applied Geomatics. 1, 2009, p. 3 - 15 [Landslide, Hazard, GIS, Fuzzy operator, Fuzzy membership, Frequency ratio, Malaysia].

  • A.M. Youssef, Biswajeet Pradhanm A.F.D. Gaber, Manfred Buchroithner: Geomorphological Hazard Analysis along the Egyptian Red Sea Coast between Safaga and Quseir. In: Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 9, 2009, p. 751 - 766 [Geomorpohological hazard, Egpyt].

Prezzi, Dr. Claudia B.

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Field of research: Geophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Götze Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Claudia B. Prezzi, Hans-Jürgen Götze, Sabine Schmidt: 3D density model of the Central Andes. In: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 177, 2009, p. 217 - 234 [Geophysics, geodynamics, gravity, 3D modelling].

  • Claudia B. Prezzi, Cornelius Uba, Hans-Jürgen Götze: Flexural isostasy in the Bolivian Andes: Chaco foreland basin development. In: Tectonophysics. 474, 2009, p. 526 - 543 [flexural isostasy, Central Andes, Chaco foreland].

Ramesh, Prof. Dr. Durbha Sai

CSIR National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Field of research: Geophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Rainer Kind Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ
  • Das Sharma, S., Durbha Sai Ramesh, Li, X., Yuan, X., Sreenivas, B., & Kind, R: Response of mantle transition zone thickness to plume buoyancy flux. In: Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04403.x. 2009, [Oceanic hotspots and intraplate volcanism; mantle plumes, Buoyancy flux, Receiver functions, Mantle transition zone discontinuities].

  • Das Sharma, S. & Durbha Sai Ramesh: The Thin Indian Seismic Lithosphere – An Illusion. In: DST DCS Newsletter. 19 (2), 2009, p. 2 - 10 [Lithosphere thickness, Thick Indian lithosphere, deep continental roots, P and S receiver functions, Dharwar craton, Eastern Ghats mobile belt].

Ramkumar, Prof. Dr. Muthuvairavasamy

Periyar University, India
Field of research: Geochemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Franz T. Fürsich Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar: Geological hazards: Causes, Consequences and methods of Containment. India: New India Publishers, 2009, 310 pp. [Geohazards Volcanism Earth quake Flooding Tsunami Cyclone Forest Fire Quick Sand Hazard Mitigation ].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar Stüben, D. and Berner, Z., : 18. Ramkumar, M., 2009 Episodic accumulation of phosphorus during Cretaceous in the Cauvery basin, South India: implications on palaeoclimate, productivity and weathering. Curr.Sci. v.97. pp.262-267. In: Current Science. 97, 2009, p. 262 - 267 [Chemostratigraphy Barremian Danian Cauvery Basin].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar and Sathish, G.: Palaeoenvironmental and sequence stratigraphic significance of the occurrence of Ophiomorpha irregulaire in the Kallankurichchi Formation, Ariyalur Group, Cauvery Basin, South India. Palaeontology, Stratigraphy & Facies.v.17.pp.129-137. In: Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Facies. 17, 2009, p. 129 - 137 [Maastrichtian Storm deposits Cauvery Basin Ophiomorpha Palaeoecology Sequence Stratigraphy].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar: Geological hazards: Causes, Consequences and methods of Containment. New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2009, 310 pp. [Geological hazards, geohazard, earth quake, landslide, volcanism, flooding, quicksand, cyclone, coastal submergence, coastal erosion, environmental management].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar: Types, causes and strategies for mitigation of geological hazards. In: Geological hazards: Causes, Consequences and methods of Containment.. (Ed. Mu.Ramkumar) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2009, p. 1 - 22 [geohazards, mitigation, hazard zonation, hazard prepardness, geological processes].

  • R.Suresh and Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar: An introduction to Drought. In: Geological hazards: Causes, Consequences and methods of Containment. . (Ed. Mu.Ramkumar) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2009, p. 155 - 163 [Causes of drought, types of drought, drought mitigation, impact assessment].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar: Flooding – A manageable geohazard. In: Geological hazards: Causes, Consequences and methods of Containment.. (Ed. Mu.Ramkumar) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2009, p. 177 - 190 [Causes of flooding, types of flooding, flood cycles, flood impact management, mitigation of floods].

  • Ramkumar, M., Anbarasu, K., Sathish, G., Suresh, R. and Venkateswaran, S.,: Hyperspectral remote sensing of coastal sedimentary terrains: A solution in sight for faster, reliable and cost effective environmental impact assessment?. In: Hyperspectral remote sensing and spectral signature applications, . (Ed. Rajendran, S., Aravindan, S., Jayavel Rajkumar T., and Murali Mohan, K.R., (Eds.). ) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2009, p. 183 - 198 [hyperspectra, environmental assessment, spectral characteristics of sediments].

  • Yuvarani, S., Krishnakumar, V. and Ramkumar, M.,: FTIR spectra of naturally occurring crystals of low temperature origin: Implications on interpretation of paleoclimate, modeling sediment diagenesis and petroleum exploration. In: Hyperspectral remote sensing and spectral signature applications. (Ed. Rajendran, S., Aravindan, S., Jayavel Rajkumar T. and Murali Mohan, K.R.,) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2009, p. 263 - 275 [FTIR spectra, palaeoclimate, palaeoenvironment, petroleum exploration, diagenesis].

  • Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar, V. Thirukumaran: Quicksand: A lesser-known geohazard but not a lesser-evil. In: Geological hazards: Causes, Consequences and methods of Containment.. (Ed. Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar) New Delhi: New India Publishers, 2009, p. 219 - 223 [Fluvial process, quicksand, causes of quicksand formation].

Sabau, Dr. Dipl. Ing. Gavril

Romanian Geological Institute, Romania
Field of research: Petrogenesis, structural petrology
Host: Prof. Dr. Werner Schreyer Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Elena Negulescu, Gavril Sabau, Hans-Joachim Massonne: Chloritoid-Bearing Mineral Assemblages in High-Pressure Metapelites from the Bughea Complex, Leaota Massif (South Carpathians). In: Journal of Petrology. 50, 2009, p. 103 - 125 [high-pressure metapelite; Mg-rich chloritoid; P-T path; P-T pseudosection; VHP-eclogite].

  • Gavril Sabau: Ti-Nb-REE assemblages in the monazite veins at Jolotca, Ditrău alkaline massif. In: Mineralogy and Geodiversity - Tributes to the career of Professor Emil Constantinescu. (Ed. Nicolae Anastasiu, Octavian Duliu) Bucharest: Editura Academiei Române, Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti, 2009, p. 143 - 153 [mineralogy, monazite veins].

Seyed-Emami, Prof. Dr. Kazem

University of Teheran, Iran
Field of research: Biostratigraphy
Host: Prof. Dr. Gert Wörheide Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • Seyed-Emami Kazem, Fürsich Franz Theodor, Wilmsen Markus, Majidifard Mahmoud Reza & Shekarifard Ali : Upper Triassic (Norian) ammonoids from the Ekrasar Formation (Shemshak Group) of northern Alborz, Iran. In: Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia et Stratigrafia. 115(2), 2009, p. 189 - 198 [Upper Triassic, Norian, ammonoids, Shemshak Group, Ekrasar Formation, Alborz, Iran].

  • Wilmsen Markus, Fürsich Franz Theodor, Seyed-Emami Kazem, Majidifard Mahmoud Reza & Taheri Jafar : The Cimmerian orogeny in northern Iran: tectono-stratigraphic evidence from the foreland. In: Terra Nova. 21, 2009, p. 211 - 218 [Cimmerian Orogeny, North Iran, tectono-stratigraphy].

  • Markus Wilmsen, Franz Theodor Fürsich, Kazem Seyed-Emami and Mahmoud Reza Majidifard: An overviw of the stratigraphy and facies development of the Jurassic System on the Tabas Block, east-central Iran. In: Geological Society, London, Special Publications . 312, 2009, p. 323 - 343 [Jurassic System, stratigraphy, facies development Tabas Block, east-central Iran].

  • Franz Theodor Fürsich, Markus Wilmsen, Kazem Seyed-Emami and Mahmoud Reza Majidifard: The Mid-Cimmerian tectonic event (Bajocian) in the Alborz Mountains, Northern Iran: evidence of the break-up unconformity of the South Caspian Basin. . In: Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 312, 2009, p. 189 - 203 [ Mid-Cimmerian tectonic event, Bajocian, Alborz Mountains, Northern Iran].

  • Shekarifatd Ali, Baudin Francois, Schnyder Johan & Seyed-Emami Kazem : Characterization of organic matter in the fine-grained siliciclastic sediments of the Shemshak Group (Upper Triassic-Middle Jurassic) in the Alborz Range, Northern Iran. In: . Geological Society London, Special Publications, . 312, 2009, p. 161 - 174 [Organic matter, Shemshak Group, Upper Triassic-Middle Jurassic, Alborz Range, Northern Iran..].

  • Franz Theodor Fürsich, Markus Wilmsen, Kazem Seyed-Emami and Mahmoud Reza Majidifard: Lithostratigraphy of the Upper Triassic-Middle Jurassic Shemshak Group of Northern Iran. In: Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 312, 2009, p. 129 - 160 [Lithostratigraphy, Upper Triassic-Middle Jurassic Shemshak Group, Northern Iran.].

Wu, Dr. Xiang

Peking University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Leonid Dubrovinsky Universität Bayreuth
  • Xiang Wu, Misami Kanzaki, Shan Qin, Gerd Steinle-Neumann, and Leonid Dubrovinsky : Structural study of FeP2 at high pressure. In: High Pressure Research. 29, 2009, p. 235 - 244.

  • Xiang Wu, Steinle-Neumann G, Narygina O, Kantor I., McCammon C, Pascarelli S, Aquilanti G, Prakapenka V, and Dubrovinsky L: Iron oxidation state of FeTiO3 under high pressure. In: Physical Review B. 79, 2009, p. 094106.

  • Narygina O, Kantor I, Wu X, Pascarelli S, Aquilanti G, McCammon C and Dubrovinsky L: XANES study of spin crossover in Fe-bearing silicate perovskite. In: Phase Transition. 82, 2009, p. 336 - 343.

  • Narygina O, Mattesini M, Kantor I, Pascarelli S, Wu X, Aquilanti G, McCammon C and Dubrovinsky L: High-pressure experimental and computational XANES studies (Mg,Fe)(Si,Al)O3 perovskite and (Mg,Fe)O ferropericlase as in the Earth’s lower mantle. In: Physical Review B. 79, 2009, p. 174115.

  • Xiang Wu,Steinle-Neumann G, Narygina O, Kantor I., McCammon C, Prakapenka V, Swamy V, and Dubrovinsky L: A novel high-pressure behavior of perovskite: FeTiO3 dissociation into (Fe1-δ,Tiδ)O and Fe1+δTi2-δO5. In: Physical Review Letters. 103, 2009, p. 065503.

  • Xiang Wu,Steinle-Neumann G, Qin S, Kanzaki M, and Dubrovinsky L: Pressure-induced phase transitions of AX2-type iron pnictides: an ab initio study. In: Journal of Physics: condensed matter. 21, 2009, p. 185403.

  • Zhang H, Wu X, Nickel K G, Chen J, and Presser V: High-pressure powder x-ray diffraction experiments and ab initio calculcation of Ti3AlC2. In: Journal of Applied Physics. 106, 2009, p. 013519.

Xiong, Dr. Chao

Wuhan University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Geophysics
Host: Prof. Dr. Hermann Lühr Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ
  • Yun-Liang Zhou, Shu-Ying Ma, Hermann Lühr Chao Xiong, Christoph Reigber : An empirical relation to correct storm-time thermospheric mass density modeled by NRLMSIS-00 with CHAMP satellite air drag data. In: Advances in Space Research. 43, 2009, p. 819 - 828.

Zaitsev, Dr. habil. Anatoly N.

St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Field of research: Mineralogy
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörg Keller Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Daniel Wiedenmann, Anatoly N. Zaitsev, Sergey N. Britvin, Sergey V. Krivovichev, Joerg Keller: Alumoеkermanite, (Ca,Na)2(Al,Mg,Fe2+)(Si2O7), a new mineral from the active carbonatite-nephelinite-phonolite volcano Oldoinyo Lengai, northern Tanzania. In: Mineralogical Magazine. 73, 2009, p. 373 - 384 [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, V.P. Singh, Tao Yang: Multiscale variability of sediment load and streamflow of the Lower Yangtze River basin: possible causes and implications. In: Journal of Hydrology. 368, 2009, p. 96 - 104 [This paper discussed the changes on different time scales and possible influences from the construction of Three Gorges Dam.].

  • Qiang Zhang, Yongqin Chen, Chong-yu Xu, Zuguo Yu, Chunling Liu: Multifractal analysis of streamflow records of the East River basin (Pearl River), China. In: Physica A. 388, 2009, p. 927 - 934 [This paper concerns scaling properties of hydrological processes of the East River basin, the Pearl River and influences of water reservoirs on the scaling properties of the hydrological processes.].