TU Clausthal – Institute of Geology and Paleontology

At the Institut of Geology and Paleontology two working groups have their focus in sedimentary geology: General Geology and Sedimentology (Gursky) and Petroleum geology (Blendinger).

Currently the following research topics are covered in Clausthal

  • Clastic sedimentology
  • Siliceous sediments
  • Carbonate sedimentology
  • Petroleum geology
  • Raw materials and Werksteine

Analytische Ausstattung am Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie

  • Polarisation microscopes
  • Cathodoluminescence microscope
  • SEM

Regional focus of sedimentary geology research Germany, Alps, Spain, Latin America

Study offer
B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Raw Material Science 

Polarisation microscopy; cathodoluminescence microscopy; SEM; geochemistryContact:


Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Gursky                     Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Blendinger
Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie     Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie
TU Clausthal                                                TU Clausthal         

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