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Dr. Bernhard Schnetger

SENIOR SCIENTIST

HEAD OF THE CENTRAL INORGANIC ANALYTICAL SECTION

ICBM, OLDENBURG UNIVERSITY 
P.O. BOX 2503 
D-26111 OLDENBURG 
GERMANY

TEL.: (49) 441-798-3796 
FAX: (49) 441-798-3404

E-MAIL: b.schnetger(at)icbm.de

Curriculum Vitae

Personal

Birth: 24. November 1956
Citizenship: German

Studies

1978-1985: University of Göttingen (Mineralogy)
1981-1982: RWTH Aachen (Mineralogy)

Degrees

1985: Diploma (Master) in Mineralogy at University of Göttingen, Department of Geochemistry; advisor Prof. Dr. K.H. Wedepohl;
Diploma Thesis: Geochemische Untersuchungen von Loess der Würmeiszeit in Südniedersachsen/Nordhessen.

1988: Doktorate (Dr. rer. nat.) at University of Göttingen, Department of Geochemistry, advisors: Prof. Dr. K.H. Wedepohl, Prof. Dr. D. Puhan;
Dissertation (Doctor, PHD Thesis): Geochemische Untersuchungen an den Kinzigiten und Stronaliten der Ivrea-Zone, Norditalien.

Positions

1985-1988: Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter (Research Associate) at the Department of Geochemistry, University of Göttingen

1989-1992: Wissenschaftlicher Assistent (Research Assistent) at the Department of Mineralogy, University of Marburg

since 1992: Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter (Senior Scientist), responsible for the Central Inorganic Analytical Section (Anorganische Zentrale Analytik): XRF, ICP-OES/MS, AAS, IC, C/S elemental analyser

Review activities for:

Analyst
Chemical Geology, Chemosphere,
German Science Founddation (DFG)
Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt
G-Cubed
Geostandard and Geoanalytical Research
Journal of Geochemical Exploration Marine Geology
Journal of Marine Systems
Marine Chemistry, PLOS ONE,
Quaternary Science Reviews

 

Teaching activities:

Geochemistry of rocks, sediments, marine porewater
Environmental Geochemistry
Lectures and practical courses in Analytical Chemistry

Research interests

  • Aeolian Sediments
  • Development of Analytical Methods
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Halogens
  • Lower Continental Crust
  • Marine Geochemistry
  • Radium quartet in seawater and sediments
  • Manganese cycling at ocean chemoclines

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