Dr. Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau

Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau during RV Meteor cruise M151
Position Senior Scientist
Address Im Neuenheimer Feld 229
Room 346
Phone 4127
E-mail andrea.schroeder-ritzrau@iup.uni-heidelberg.de
Group Physics of Environmental Archives
Website www.iup.uni-heidelberg.de


Recent publications


  • Mid-Holocene expansion of the Indian Ocean Warm Pool documented in coral Sr/Ca records from Kenya. Leupold, M., Pfeiffer, M., Nakamura, M., Reuning, L., Blume A., McClanahan, T., Mohammed, M., Kiriama, H., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Zinke, J., Scientific Reports, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-28017-0 (2023)

  • Simultaneous U and Th isotope measurements for 230Th/U-dating using MCICPMS. Kerber I.K., Arps J., Eichstädter R., Kontor F., Dornick C., Schröder-Ritzrau A., Babu A., Warken S., Frank N., Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B 539,169-178 https://doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2023.04.003 (2023)

  • Variable ventilation ages in the equatorial Indian Ocean thermocline during the LGM. Raddatz, J., Beisel, E., Butzin, M., Schröder-Ritzrau A., Betzler, C. Friedrich, R., Frank, N., 2023, Scientific Reports, 13, 11355, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-38388-z (2023)

  • Speleothem growth phases in the central Eastern Desert of Egypt reveal enhanced humidity throughout MIS 5. Henselowsky F., Eichstädter R., Schröder-Ritzrau A., Herwartz D., Almoazamy A., Frank N, Kindermann K., Bubenzer O., Quaternary International, 657, 26-36, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2021.05.006 (2023)

  • Northern hemisphere summer insolation modulates glacial millennial-scale climate variability. Fohlmeister, J., Luetscher, M., Spötl, C., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Plessen, B., Frank, N., Eichstädter, R., Trüssel, M., https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-023-00908-0 (2023)

  • Climate induced thermocline aging and ventilation south of the Azores front over the last 32,000 years. Beisel E., Frank N., Robinson L.F., Lausecker M., Friedrich R., Therre S., Schröder-Ritzrau A., Butzin M. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, https://doi.org/10.1029/2023PA004662 (2023)


  • Long-term elemental trends in drip waters from monitoring Bunker Cave: New insights for past precipitation variability. Dana Felicitas Christine Riechelmann, Sylvia Riechelmann, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Chemical Geology, 590, (2022)

  • Tropfsteine des Eberstadter Höhlensystems – Einblick in vergangene Warmzeiten. Kluge, T., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Schäfer, D., Aeschbach, N., Haun, M., Bobrowski, M., Straub, A., Weißbach, T., Scholz, C., Eichstädter, R., Mertz, R., Schmidt, M., Eiche, E., & Frank, N., Laichinger Höhlenfreund, 56, 3-18 (2022)

  • The impact of seasonal and event- based infiltration on transition metals (Cu, Ni, Co) in tropical cave drip water. Warken S.F., Kuchalski, L., Schröder Ritzrau, A., Vieten, R., Schmidt, M., Höpker, S.N., Hartland, A., Spötl, C., Scholz, D., Frank, N., RCM https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.9278 (2022)


  • Are oxygen isotope fractionation factors between calcite and water derived from speleothems systematically biased due to prior calcite precipitation (PCP)? Michael Deininger, Maximilian Hansen, Jens Fohlmeister, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Yuval Burstyn, Denis Scholz, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 305, 212-227, (2021)  (go to)

  • Speleothem growth phases in the central Eastern Desert of Egypt reveal enhanced humidity throughout MIS 5
    Felix Henselowsky, Rene Eichstädter, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Daniel Herwartz, Ahmed Almoazamy, Norbert Frank, Karin Kindermann, Olaf Bubenzer, Quaternary International, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2021.05.006 (2021) (go to)

  • The fate of a travertine record: impact of early diagenesis on the Y‐10 core (Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, USA)
    Eva De Boever, David Jaramillo‐Vogel, Anne‐Sophie Bouvier, Norbert Frank, Andrea Schröder‐Ritzrau, Lukas Baumgarter, Rudy Swennen Anneleen Foubert, The Depositional Record, https://doi.org/10.1002/dep2.143 (2021) (go to)

  • The aqueduct of Los Millares: Description and new investigations. Jakowski, A.E., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Frank, N. and Blanco, A.M.A., 2021, CPAG 31, 255-284. ISSN: 2174-8063, (2021)

  • Reconstruction of Middle to Late Quaternary sea level using submerged speleothems from the northeastern Yucatán Peninsula. Steidle, S.D., Warken, S. F., Schorndorf, N., Förstel, J., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Aviles, J., Stinnesbeck, W., Frank, N. JQS, 36(7) 1190–1200, (2021)

  • Climate variability in Central Europe during the last 2500 years reconstructed from four high-resolution speleothem multi-proxy records. Waltgenbach, S., Scholz, D., Spötl, C., Riechelmann, D.F.C., Jochum, K.P., Fohlmeister, J., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., 2021, Geosciences 2021, 11(4), 166, (2021)

  • Tropfsteine des Eberstadter Höhlensystems – Einblick in vergangene Warmzeiten. Tobias Kluge, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, David Schäfer, Nicole Aeschbach, Markus Haun, Marvin Bobrowski, Alina Straub, Therese Weißbach, Christian Scholz, René Eichstädter, Regina Mertz, Martina Schmidt, Elisabeth Eiche & Norbert Frank, Laichinger Höhlenfreund, 56, 3-18, (2021)


  • The Erdmannshöhle near Hasel, SW Germany: karst environment and cave evolution. Arnfried Becker, Karsten Piepjohn, and Andrea Schröder‑Ritzrau Swiss J Geosci (2020) 113:9, (go to)

  • Climate-induced speleothem radiocarbon variability on Socotra Island from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Younger Dryas. Steffen Therre, Jens Fohlmeister, Dominik Fleitmann, Albert Matter, Stephen J. Burns, Jennifer Arps, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Ronny Friedrich, and Norbert Frank, Climate of the Past (2020) (go to)

  • Solenosmilia variabilis-bearing cold-water coral mounds off Brazil. Raddatz, J., Titschack, J., Frank, N., Conforti, A., Osbourne, A., Freiwald, A., Skornitzke, S., Stiller, W., Rüggeberg, A. Vertino, A., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Voigt, S., Albuquerque, A.L.S., and Bahr, A., Coral Reefs (2020) (go to)

  • Calcite Mg and Sr partition coefficients in cave environments: Implications for interpreting prior calcite precipitation in speleothems
    Jasper A. Wassenburg, Sylvia Riechelmann, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Dana F.C. Riechelmann, Detlev K. Richter, Adrian Immenhauser, Mihai Terente, Silviu Constantin, Andrea Hachenberg, Maximilian Hansen, Denis Scholz Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 269 (2020) 581–596 (go to)

  • Persistent link between Caribbean precipitation and Atlantic Ocean circulation during the Last Glacial revealed by a speleothem record from Puerto Rico. Sophie F. Warken, Rolf Vieten, Amos Winter, Christoph Spötl, Thomas E. Miller, Klaus P. Jochum, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Augusto Mangini, and Denis Scholz, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, accepted, DOI: (go to)


  • Mid-Holocene extinction of cold-water corals on the Namibian shelf steered by the Benguela oxygen minimum zone Leonardo Tamborrino, Claudia Wienberg, Jürgen Titschack, Paul Wintersteller, Furu Mienis, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, André Freiwald, Covadonga Orejas, Wolf-Christian Dullo, Julia Haberkern, Dierk Hebbeln, Geology (2019), https://doi.org/10.1130/G46672.1

  • Last Interglacial Climate in Northern Sweden— - Insights from a Speleothem Record Martin Finne, Sakari Salonen, Norbert Frank, Karin F. Helmens, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Michael Deininger and Steffen Holzkämper, Quaternary, 29, https://doi.org/10.3390/quat2030029 (2019) (go to)

  • Ventilation and cave air PCO2 in the Bunker-Emst Cave System (NW Germany): implications for speleothem proxy data S. Riechelmann, S. F. M. Breitenbach, A. Schröder-Ritzrau, A. Mangini, and A. Immenhauser, Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, v. 81, no. 2, p. 98-112. DOI:10.4311/2018ES0110 (2019) (go to)

  • 420,000 year assessment of fault leakage rates shows geological carbon storage is secure Johannes M. Miocic, Stuart M. V. Gilfillan, Norbert Frank, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Neil M. Burnside and R. Stuart Haszeldine, Nature Scientific Reports, 9, Article number: 769 (2019) (go to)


  • Reconstruction of late Holocene autumn/winter precipitation variability in SW Romania from a high-resolution speleothem trace element record Sophie F.Warken, Jens Fohlmeister, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Silviu Constantin, Christoph Spötl, Axel Gerdes, Jan Esper, Norbert Frank, Jennifer Arps, Mihai Terente, Dana F. C. Riechelmann, Augusto Mangini, Denis Scholz, EPSL, 499, 122–133 (2018) (go to)

  • Carbon and oxygen isotope fractionation in the water-calcite-aragonite system. Jens Fohlmeister, Jennifer Arps, Christoph Spötl, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Birgit Plessen, Christina Günter, Norbert Frank, Martin Trüssel, Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta,in press - online: doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.05.022 (2018) (go to)

  • Evidence of warm and humid interstadials in central Europe during early MIS 3 revealed by a multi-proxy speleothem record Weber, M., Scholz, D., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Deininger, M., Spötl, C., Lugli, F., Mertz-Kraus, R., Klaus Jochum, P., Fohlmeister, J., Stumpf, C., F. Riechelmann, D. F.C., Quaternary Science Reviews, 200, 276-286 (2018) (go to)

  • The giant Mauritanian cold-water coral mound province: Oxygen control on coral mound formation. Claudia Wienberg, Jürgen Titschack, André Freiwald, Norbert Frank, Tomas Lundalv, Marco Taviani, Lydia Beuck, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Thomas Krengel, Dierk Hebbeln, Quaternary Science Reviews, 185, 135-152 (2018) (go to)

  • Trace element partitioning in fluvial tufa reveals variable portions of biologically influenced calcite precipitation. Simon Ritter, Margot Isenbeck-Schröter, Andrea Schröder-Ritzrau, Christian Scholz, Stefan Rheinberger, Bernhard Höfle, Norbert Frank, Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 225 (2018) 176-191 (go to)