University Freiburg – Chair in Sedimentology

At the Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences a working group has its focus in sedimentary geology: Sedimentary Geology and Quaternary Research (Preusser).

Currently the following research topics are covered in Freiburg:

  • Quaternay geology
  • Geochronology (in particular luminescence dating)
  • Paleoenvironmental reconstruction

Analytical equipment in the field of sedimentary geology:

  • Luminescence laboratory
  • Sediment laboratory

Regional focus of sedimentary geology research Arabia, Alps, Rhine, South America, Australia

Study offer
B.Sc. in Geosciences, M.Sc. in Geology 

luminescence dating; heavy mineral analysis; granulometry

Prof. Dr. Frank Preusser        
Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften     
Universität Freiburg   

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Fluvial deposits in Wadi Faynan, Jordan


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