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09.06.2022 - A paper was published recently that commemorates the achievements of our founding director Karl Otto Münnich and illustrates the plethora of environmental research topics conducted at…
23.05.2022 - Athulya Babu has accomplished her Masterthesis and proved that decadal variability of the ratio 234U/238U in seawater is detectable in tropical corals. Observed changes in the Gulf of…
20.04.2022 - Alexander Hubig has most successfully accomplished his Masterthesis project in physics on the simulation of Radiocarbon in Speleothems using the CaveCalc geochemical equilibrium…
09.03.2022 - Riccardo has conducted his Bachelorthesis exploring the trace and major element composition of sediments from the southern Atlantic Polar Ocean. His results clearly demonstrate the…
16.02.2022 - Niklas has conducted his Bachelorthesis exploring different speleothem shape models. The goal was to couple for the first time an Earth - System Model to a speleothem chemical model (…
18.01.2022 - This study presents speleothem fluid inclusion stable isotope measurements from Larga Cave, Puerto Rico spanning 46.2 to 15.3ka before present. Two main clusters of the fluid inclusion…
18.01.2022 - A seven-year (2006–2013)  analysis of rain, soil, and drip waters allowed to distinguish between geogenic and anthropogenic influences on the hydrochemistry of the Bunker cave.
21.12.2021 - Atmospheric trace gases have been measured since decades at the IUP. However, still new technologies and new applications of proven ideas can vastly improve the performance of the…
24.11.2021 - Marleen worked out the thermal history of the mid-depth Atlantic since the last glacial using geochemical and isotope tracers in cold water corals. She established the first Li/Mg…