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RWTH Aachen – Geological Institute

Following research groups with sedimentary geological focus are currently (2021) working at the Geological Institute:

  • Sediment Geology and Environmental Geology (Schröder)
  • Sedimentation & Tectonics (Back)
  • 3D Seismic Sedimentology and Geomorphology (Back)
  • Applied Regional Geology (Kukla)

Analytical equipment in the field of sedimentary geology:

  • BIB-SEM
  • CL
  • XRD

Regional focus of sedimentary geological research

Europe (Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Spain), Africa (Nigeria, Namibia, Angola), Arabia (Egypt, Oman, Emirates), America (Brazil), Asia (Brunei, Thailand, Pakistan), Australia and New Zealand

 

Range of studies

B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Applied Geosciences

B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Georesource Management

 

Service

Analyses, Consulting

 

Contact

Prof. Peter Kukla, PhD
Geologisches Institut
RWTH Aachen
peter.kukla@remove-this.emr.rwth-aachen.de

                               

Prof. Dr. Stefan Back
Geologisches Institut
RWTH Aachen
stefan.back@remove-this.emr.rwth-aachen.de

 

Website: www.geol.rwth-aachen.de

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Angular unconformity between Late Precambrian and Early Permian sedimentary rocks in Wadi Bani Kharus/Oman. Photo: Kukla 2017

Sites
Brief descriptions of institutes doing research and training in the field of sedimentology.

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