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Dr. rer. nat. Hannes Laermanns

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Dr. rer. nat. Hannes Laermanns

Rundbau, Raum 0.19

Zülpicher Straße 45
50674 Köln

Telephone +49-(0)221-470-1374
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E-mail h.laermanns(at)uni-koeln.de


 

 

Research Interests

Subjects: Microplastic in soils, Ecosystem Research, Coastal Morphology, Coastal Hazards, Geoarchaeology,  Quaternary

Regions: Black Sea, Mediterranean, Iberian Peninsula, Rhine Valley, German North Sea Coast

Research assignments

  • SFB 1357 Microplastic: Behaviour and transport of microplastics in disturbed and undisturbed soils < MORE INFO
  • A palaeogeographic and geoarchaeologic study on the Colchian plain along the Black Sea coast of Georgia (thesis submitted Nov 2017, defended Jan 2018)  > MORE INFO
  • Vulnerability of Roman production sites on the south Hispanic Atlantic coast ("GARUM Project") Portugal and southern Spain, DFG funded, 2017-2020. > MORE INFO
  • Pollen aus Ephesos - Ein Beitrag zur Umwelt- und Vegetationsgeschichte Kleinasiens. Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2017-2019.

Publications

  • Prume, J.A., Laermanns, H., Löder, M.G.L., Laforsch, C., Bogner, C., Koch, M. (2023): Evaluating the effectiveness of the Micro Plastic Sediment Separator (MPSS). Microplastics and Nanoplastics. (2023) 3:26, DOI:10.1186/s43591-023-00073-3.
  • Laermanns, H., van Well, M., Frank, K.S. (2023). Zielkonflikte im Naturschutz am Beispiel des Bibers im Naturschutzgebiet Bruckried, Baden-Württemberg. Geographische Rundschau, 7/8 2023: 46-51.
  • Rolf, M., Laermanns, H., Kienzler, L., Pohl, C., Möller, J.N., Laforsch, C., Löder, M.G.J., Bogner, C. (2022): Flooding frequency and floodplain topography determine abundance of microplastics in an alluvial Rhine soil. Science of the total environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.155141.
  • Laermanns, H., Reifferscheid, G., Kruse, J., Földi, C., Dierkes, G., Schaefer, D., Scherer, C., Bogner, C., Stock, F. (2021): Microplastics in water and sediments at the confluence of Elbe and Mulde rivers in Germany. Frontiers in Environmental Science - Freshwater Science 9. DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2021.794895
  • Laermanns, H., Lehmann, M., Klee, M., Löder, M.G.J., Gekle, S., Bogner, C. (2021): Tracing the horizontal transport of microplastics on rough surfaces. Microplastics and Nanoplastics 1 (1). DOI: 10.1186/s43591-021-00010-2.
  • Laermanns, H., Pint, A., Bellanova, P., Feist, L., Wagner, B., Frank, S., Scheder, J., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Teichner, F., Reicherter, K., Brückner, H. (2021): Holocene evolution of the Lagoa de Santo André, Portugal. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110366.
  • Stock, F., Laermanns, H., Pint, A., Knipping, M., Wulf, S., Hassl, A., Heiss, A., Ladstaetter, S., Opitz, S., Schwaiger, H., Brückner, H. (2020):  Human-environment interaction in the hinterland of Ephesos. Quaternary Science Reviews 244: 106418. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106418.
  • Laermanns, H., May, S.M., Kelterbaum D., Kirkitadze, G., Opitz S., Navrozashvili, L., Elashvili, M. & Brückner, H. (2019): Coastal lowland and floodplain evolution along the lower reach of the Supsa River (Western Georgia). E&G Quaternary Science Journal 68: 119-139. DOI: 10.5194/egqsj-68-119-2019.
  • Feist, L., Frank, S., Bellanova, P., Laermanns, H., Cämmerer, C., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Biermanns, P., Brill, D., Costa, P.J.M., Teichner, F., Brückner, H., Schwarzbauer, J., Reicherter, K. (2019): Palaeoenvironmental changes and vulnerability to extreme wave events in Boca do Rio, Algarve coast, Portugal. Sedimentary Geology, 389: 147-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2019.06.004. 
  • Laermanns, H. (2018): A palaeogeographic and geoarchaeologic study on the Colchian plain along the Black Sea coast of Georgia. Dissertation, Universität zu Köln.
  • Laermanns, H., Kirkitadze, G., May, S.M., Kelterbaum, D., Opitz, S., Heisterkamp, A., Basilaia, G.,  Elashvili, M., Brückner, H. (2017): Bronze Age settlement mounds on the Colchian plain at the Black Sea coast of Georgia – a geoarchaeological perspective. Geoarchaeology, 33 (4): 453-469. DOI: 10.1002/gea.21670.
  • Laermanns, H., Kelterbaum, D., May, S.M., Elashvili, M., Opitz, S., Hülle, D., Rölkens, J., Verheul, J., Riedesel, S., Brückner, H., (2017): Mid- to Late Holocene landscape changes in the Rioni Delta area (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia). Quaternary International, 465: 85-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.12.037
  • Stock, F., Knipping, M. , Pint, A., Ladstätter, S., Delile, H., Heiss, A., Laermanns, H., Mitchell, P., Ployer, R., Steskal, M., Thanheiser, U., Urz, R., Wennrich, V., Brückner, H., (2016): Human impact on Holocene sediment dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean – the example of the Roman harbour of Ephesus. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 41: 980-996. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3914
     
  • Prume, J.A., Laermanns, H., Löder, M.G.L., Laforsch, C., Bogner, C., Koch, M. (accepted): Evaluating the effectiveness of the Micro Plastic Sediment Separator (MPSS). Microplastics and Nanoplastics.
  • Laermanns, H., Elashvili, M., Kirkitadze, G., May, S.M., Kelterbaum, D., Papuashvili, R., Brückner, H. (in review): The Bronze Age occupation of the Black Sea coast of Georgia - new insights from settlement mounds of the Colchian plain. Geoarchaeology.
  • Gademann, D., Ustiashvili, N., Adikashvili, L., Navrozashvili, L., Kirkitadze, G., Koff, T., Elashvili, M., Brückner, H., Laermanns, H. (in review): The Lake Paravani archive - a contribution to the Late Quaternary landscape evolution of the Lesser Caucasus (Georgia). Boreas.
  • Brill, D., Zander, A.,  Costa, P., Feist, L., Laermanns, H., Reicherter K., Brückner, H. (submitted): Luminescence dating of tsunami deposits from the Algarve shelf, Portugal. Quaternary Geochronology.
  • Rolf. M., Laermanns, H., Horn, J., Kienzler, L., Pohl, C., Dierkes, G., Kernchen, S., Laforsch, C., Löder, M.G.J., Bogner, C. (submitted). Multi-method analysis of microplastic distribution by flood frequency and local topography in Rhine floodplains. Science of the total environment.

Presentations/Conference talks

2023

  • International Colloquium Changement climatique et interaction homme-environnement dans le Caucase, 01.-02.12.2023, Paris, France. "The Lake Paravani Archive - a contribution to the Late Quaternary landscape evolution of the Lesser Caucasus (Georgia)" (Talk: H. Laermanns, S.M. May, D. Gademann, N. Ustiashvili, L. Navrozashvili, T. Koff, M. Elashvili, H. Brückner).
  • International Colloquium Changement climatique et interaction homme-environnement dans le Caucase, 01.-02.12.2023, Paris, France. "New Data from the Rioni Suggest an Early (Neolithic) Delta Formation and Human Presence" (Talk: A. Vespremeanu-Stroe, H. Laermanns, L. Navrozashvili, M. Elashvili, L. Țuțuianu, M. Dobre, D. Hanganu, L. Preoteasa, H. Brückner).
  • International Colloquium Changement climatique et interaction homme-environnement dans le Caucase, 01.-02.12.2023, Paris, France. "The Bronze Age occupation of the Black Sea coast of Georgia - new insights from settlement mounds of the Colchian plain" (Poster: H. Laermanns, M. Elashvili, G. Kirkitadze, S.M. May, D. Kelterbaum, R. Papuashvili, H. Brückner).
  • Deutscher Kongress der Geographie (DKG), 18.-22.09.2023, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. "Deciphering surface transport mechanisms of microplastic particles caused by irrigation and run-off" (Talk: H. Laermanns, M.Rolf, D. Haas, F. Steininger, M.G.J. Löder, C. Bogner).
  • Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodengesellschaft (DBG), 04.-08.09.2023, Halle, Germany. "Visualization of the transport of fluorescent microplastics in soil columns" (Poster: H.Laermanns, M.Rolf, C. Kleine, H. Ketges, C. Bogner). 
  • Georgia Historical Ice-Core Project (GHICP) Workshop, 10.-14.07.2023, Tbilisi, Georgia. "Paleoenvironmental Studies of Colchis plain and Black Sea coast, Western Georgia" (Talk: H. Laermanns).
  • EGU2023 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 23.-28.04.2023, Vienna, Austria. "The influence of microplastics on the hydraulic properties of the water retention curve" (Poster: H. Laermanns, M. Rolf, S.Forche, E. Castrucci, C. Bogner).
  • UNESCO-EU H2020 LimnoPlast Conference, 06.03.-09.03.2023, Paris, France. "Microplastic abundance in the Rhine floodplains determined by local topography and flood frequency" (Poster: H. Laermanns, M. Rolf, J.Horn, L. Kienzler, C.Pohl, G. Dierkes, S. Kernchen, J. Möller, C. Laforsch, M.G.J. Löder, C. Bogner).

2022

  • International Research Network "Caucasus, Worlds in transition" Aix-en-Provence, France, 01.-02.12.2022. "Late Pleistocene and Holocene landscape evolution at Lake Paravani (Lesser Caucasus, Georgia)" (Talk: H. Laermanns, D. Gademann, H. Brückner).
  • Micro 2022 - Plastic pollution from Micro to Nano, 14.-18.11.2022, Lanzarote, Spain. "A multi-method analysis of microplastic abundance in RHine floodplains as a function of their local topography and flood frequencies" (Talk: M. Rolf, H. Laermanns, J. Horn, L. Kienzler, C. Pohl, G. Dierkes, S. Kernchen, J. Möller, C. Laforsch, M.G.J. Löder, C. Bogner).
  • Micro 2022 - Plastic pollution from Micro to Nano, 14.-18.11.2022, Lanzarote, Spain. "Transport mechanisms of pristine and bio-fould microplastic particles on rough surfaces" (Talk: H. Laermanns, M. Rolf, D. Haas, F. Steininger, M.G.J. Löder, C. Bogner).
  • LED Germany, 05.-06-11-2022, Bonn, Germany. "Contribution of optically stimulated luminescence dating to decipher vertical distribution of microplastic in a floodplain of the river Rhine in Cologne, Germany" (Poster: M. Gröbner, S. Riedesel, M. Rolf, H. Laermanns, T. Reimann, C. Bogner).
  • 3. TransMIT Workshop on Modern Spectroscopic Techniques, 18.-25.06.2022, Elba, Italy. "Tracing transport and distribution of microplastic in soils - from laboratory experiments to field studies" (Talk: H. Laermanns, M. Rolf, D. Haas, M. Klee, F. Steininger, C. Bogner).
  • 3. TransMIT Workshop on Modern Spectroscopic Techniques, 18.-25.06.2022, Elba, Italy. "A multi-method analysis of microplastic demonstrates their abundance depends on flood frequencies and local topography in Rhine floodplains" (Talk: m. Rolf, H. Laermanns, L. Kienzler, C. Pohl, J. Möller, C. Laforsch, M. Löder, C. Bogner).
  • EGU2022 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 23.-27.05.2022, Vienna, Austria. "Interplay of topography, flood frequency and soil properties determine the distribution of microplastics in a Rhine floodplain" (Talk: M. Rolf, H. Laermanns, L. Kienzler, C. Pohl, J. Möller, C. Laforsch, M. Löder, C. Bogner).
  • EGU2022 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 23.-27.05.2022, Vienna, Austria. "Comparing the transport of pristine and biofouled microplastic particles on rough surfaces" (Talk: H. Laermanns, D. Haas, M. Rolf, F. Steininger, M. Löder, C. Bogner).
  • EGU2022 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 23.-27.05.2022, Vienna, Austria. "Visualization of fluorescent microplastics in soil column experiments in different depths" (Talk: C. Bogner, M. Rolf, H. Laermanns).
  • EGU2022 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 23.-27.05.2022, Vienna, Austria. "Late Pleistocene and Holocene landscape evolution at Lake Paravani (Lesser Caucasus, Georgia)" (Talk: D. Gademann, N. Ustiashvili, L. Navrotishvili, T. Korf., M. Elashvili, H.  Brückner, H. Laermanns).
  • SFB Insights. 16.05.2022, Bayreuth. "Tracing transport mechanisms of microplastics on soil surfaces" (Talk: H. Laermanns)

2021

  • Tagung der Ernst-Kirsten-Gesellschaft 'Küste(n) im Altertum', 29.09.-01.10.2021, Eichstätt, Germany. "Landscape evolution along the coasts of ancient Colchis, Georgia" (Poster: H. Laermanns, M. Elashvili, D. Kelterbaum, S.M. May, H. Brückner).
  • Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln e.V., 17.06.2021. "Kleines Plastik - großes Problem? Forschung zu Mikroplastik am Geographischen Institut" (Talk: H. Laermanns). 
  • EGU2021 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 19.-30.04.2021, digital. "Method and challenges of tracing soil-surface transport of microplastic particles with an advanced-imaging sCMOS camera " (Talk: H. Laermanns, D. Haas, M. Klee, F. Steininger, M. Löder, C. Bogner).
  • EGU2021 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 19.-30.04.2021, digital. "Temporal and spatial analysis of riverine microplastic in a Rhine floodplain soil in Germany" (Talk: M. Rolf, M. G. J. Löder, H. Laermanns, L. Kienzler, F. Steininger, J. Möller, C. Bogner).
  • EGU2021 European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 19.-30.04.2021, digital. "Microplastic in fluvial environments - an example of the Elbe river near Dessau-Roßlau, Germany" (Talk: J. Kruse, H. Laermanns, F. Stock, C. Földi, D. Schaefer, C. Scherer, C. Bogner).
  • YES2021 - 10th Young Enviromental Scientists Meeting, "Spatial distribution of microplastics in an alluvial floodplain soil in Germany" (Talk: M. Rolf, H. Laermanns, F. Steininger, J. Möller, M. G. J. Löder, C. Bogner).

2020

  • MICRO 2020 - Fate and impact of microplastics, 23.-27.11.2020, Lanzarote, Spain and beyond (digital). "Accumulation of microplastic in a Lower Rhine alluvial floodplain in Germany." (talk: M. Rolf, H. Laermanns, F. Steininger, M. Löder, J. Möller, C. Bogner). 
  • MICRO 2020 - Fate and impact of microplastics, 23.-27.11.2020, Lanzarote, Spain and beyond (digital). "Tracing the lateral transport of microplastic particles with an advanced-imaging sCMOS camera." (talk: H. Laermanns, M. Klee,  F. Steininger, M. Löder, C. Bogner). 
  • MICRO 2020 - Fate and impact of microplastics, 23.-27.11.2020, Lanzarote, Spain and beyond (digital). "The influence of microplastics on vertical water flow in sediment columns." (poster: R. Ehl, H. Laermanns, J. Horn, F. Steininger, C. Bogner). 
  • European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 04.-08.05.2020, Vienna, Austria. "Lagoa de Santo André - The Holocene evolution of a coastal lake at the Atlantic coast of Portugal." (display presentation: S. Frank, H. Laermanns, A. Pint, B. Wagner, P. Bellanova, L. Feist, M. Mathes-Schmidt, K. Reicherter, H. Brückner). 
  • European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 04.-08.05.2020, Vienna, Austria. "Microplastic input in to alluvial meadows of the Rhine river in Cologne, Germany ." (display presentation: K.L. Müller, H. Laermanns, M. Rolf, F. Steininger, M. Löder,J. Möller, C. Bogner). 
  • École normale supérieure, 28.02.2020, Paris, France. Séminaire: Géographie historique et géoarchéologie: "The lower Rioni and the Lake Paravani" (talk: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum).

2019

  • INQUA 2019, 25.07.-31.07.2019, Dublin, Ireland. "The unknown event deposit – a predecessor to the AD 1755 tsunami?" (poster: P. Bellanova, H. Laermanns, L. Feist, S. Frank, M. Mathes-Schmidt, D. Brill, H. Brückner, K. Reicherter).
  • INQUA 2019, 25.07.-31.07.2019, Dublin, Ireland. "Palaeoenvironmental evolution at Lake Belevi, surroundings of ancient Ephesus, Turkey" (poster: H. Laermanns, A. Pint, A. Heiss, M. Knipping, H. Schwaiger, F. Stock, S. Wulf, S. Ladstätter, H. Brückner).
  • INQUA 2019, 25.07.-31.07.2019, Dublin, Ireland. "Geoarchaeological evidence of the Bronze Age occupation along the Black Sea coast of Georgia – the Colchian settlement mounds" (poster: H. Laermanns, G. Kirkitadze, S.M. May, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili, H. Brückner).
  • Arbeitskreis Meere Küsten, 37. Jahrestagung, 09.05.-10.05.2019, Cologne, Germany. "Palaeoenvironmental evolution and extreme wave events during the last four millennia at Boca do Rio, Algarve coast, Portugal" (poster: S. Frank, H. Laermanns, L. Feist, P. Bellanova, K. Reicherter, H. Brückner).
  • Arbeitskreis Meere Küsten, 37. Jahrestagung, 09.05.-10.05.2019, Cologne, Germany. "The Lagoa de Santo André – An archive for reconstructing the palaeoenvironmental development of the SW-coast of Portugal" (poster: B. Wagner, H. Laermanns, P. Bellanova, J. Scheder, S. Frank, L. Feist, K. Reicherter, H. Brückner).

2018

  • Central European Conference on Geomorphology and Quaternary Sciences, 23.09.-27.09.2018, Gießen, Germany. "Vulnerability to extreme wave events in Boca do Río, Algarve coast (Portugal) – a possible explanation for the decline of Roman garum production" (poster: H. Laermanns, S. Frank, L. Feist, P. Bellanova, M. Mathes-Schmidt, H. Brückner).
  • Central European Conference on Geomorphology and Quaternary Sciences, 23.09.-27.09.2018, Gießen, Germany. "Settlement mounds on the Colchian plain – New insights into the Bronze Age occupation on the Black Sea coast of Georgia" (poster: H. Laermanns, G. Kirkitadze, S.M. May, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili, H. Brückner).
  • GeoBonn 2018, 02.-06.2018, Bonn, Germany. “The AD 1755 tsunami and other extreme wave events in Boca do Río, Portugal” (poster: L. Feist, P. Bellanova, M. Mathes-Schmidt, K. Reicherter, H. Laermanns, H. Brückner).
  • Arbeitskreis Meere Küsten, 36. Jahrestagung, 18.04.-20.04.2018, Braunschweig, Germany. "Bronze Age settlement mounds on the the Colchian plain at the Black Sea coast of Georgia"(poster: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, S.M. May, G. Kirkitadze, H. Brückner).
  • Arbeitskreis Meere Küsten, 36. Jahrestagung, 18.04.-20.04.2018, Braunschweig, Germany. "Geological fingerprint of extreme wave events in Boca do Río, Portugal - sedimentological, geochemical and geochronological evidence"(poster: S. Frank, H. Laermanns, H. Brückner).
  • Workshop "Pollen aus Ephesos", 07.01.2018, Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien. "Geochemische und sedimentologische Untersuchungen an den Bohrkernen Eph 269, 278 und 375" (talk: H. Laermanns, F. Stock, H. Brückner).

2017

  • PAGES Zaragoza 2017, 5th Open Science Meeting, 09.-14.05.2017, Zaragoza, Spain. "Bronze Age settlement mounds on the the Colchian plain at the Black Sea coast of Georgia - a geoarchaeological perspective" (talk: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, S.M. May, G. Kirkitadze, M. Elashvili, H. Brückner).
  • PAGES Zaragoza 2017, 5th Open Science Meeting, 09.-14.05.2017, Zaragoza, Spain. "Holocene coastal and palaeoenvironmental evolution in the surroundings of the Rioni Delta (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia)" (poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili, S.M. May, S. Opitz, D. Hülle, J. Verheul, H. Brückner).
  • Anatolian Rivers between East and West: Axes and Frontiers, Second Workshop, 04.-07.05.2017, Batumi, Georgia. "Dikhagudzuba - geoarchaeological perspective on Bronze Age settlement mounds on the Colchian plan (Western Georgia)" (H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, S.M. May, G. Kirkitadze, M. Elashvili, H. Brückner). 
  • Anatolian Rivers between East and West: Axes and Frontiers, Second Workshop, 04.-07.05.2017, Batumi, Georgia."Sea-level rise and coastal palaeenvironmental evolution in the surroundings of the Rioni Delta (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia)" (Poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili, S.M. May, L. Navrozashvili, H. Brückner).

2016

  • Promovierendenforum der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 18.-20.05.2016, Berlin, Germany. "Geoarchäologische Forschungen im Rioni-Delta und an den Siedlungshügeln von Ergeta und Orulu (Schwarzmeerküste Georgiens). (talk: H. Laermanns).
  • European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 17.-22.04.2016, Vienna, Austria. "Geoarchaelogical research on Bronze Age settlement mounds in the Kolkheti lowlands at the Black Sea coast of Georgia." (poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, S.M. May, A. Heisterkamp, G. Kirkitadze, M. Elashvili, J. Verheul, H. Brückner). 
  • European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 17.-22.04.2016, Vienna, Austria. "Holocene coastal and palaeoenvironmental evolution in the surrounds of the Rioni delta (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia)." (poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili, S.M. May, S. Opitz, D. Hülle, J. Rölkens, H. Brückner). 
  • Naturhistorische Gesellschaft Nürnberg, 11.04.2016, Nürnberg, Germany. "Das Rioni-Delta und die Siedlungshügel von Ergeta und Orulu - geoarchäologische Forschungen im Bereich der Schwarzmeerküste Georgiens" (talk: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, S.M. May, H. Brückner).

2015

  • Geoscientific Colloquium, Brunel University, 28.10.2015, Uxbridge, UK. "Landscape evolution of the Kolkheti lowlands during the last millennia - a geoarchaeological project on the Black Sea Coast of Georgia" (talk: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, H. Brückner).
  • Deutscher Kongress für Geographie, 1.-6.10.2015, Berlin, Germany. "Changing landscapes and human settlements in coastal areas of the Kolkheti lowlands -  a geoarchaeological project on the Black Sea coast of Georgia" (poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili,  H. Brückner).
  • Green Campus, Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, 17.-21.08.2015, Bad Bevensen, Germany. "The Rioni-Delta and settlement mounds of Orulu and Ergeta – a geoarchaeological research at the Black Sea coast of Georgia:" (poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili,  H. Brückner).
  • XIX INQUA Congress 2015, 26.07.-02.08.2015, Nagoya, Japan. "Landscape evolution in the surroundings of the Rioni delta (Georgia) - natural and anthropgenic changes during the last six millennia." (poster presentation: H. Laermanns, M. Elashvili,  D. Kelterbaum, H. Brückner).
  • European Geosciences Union. General Assembly, 12.-17.04.2015, Vienna, Austria. "Study of settlement distribution pattern in the Kolkheti lowland (Black Sea coast of Georgia) starting from early Bronze Age - natural and human influence and adaptation to landscape evolution." (poster presentation: M. Elashvili, D. Akhvlediani, G. Kirkitadze, L. Sukhishvili, L. Navrozashvili, D. Kelterbaum, H. Laermanns).
  • 1st International Workshop on Geomorphological studies of Kolkheti lowlands, Black Sea level changes in Historical and Pre-Historical past, 30.04.2015, Tbilisi, Georgia. "Reconstructing landscape and palaeoenvironments in the surroundings of the Rioni delta." (talk: H. Laermanns, A. Heisterkamp, D. Kelterbaum, J. Rölkens, J. Verheul, H. Brückner).

2014

  • 2nd IGCP 610 International Geoscience Programme, 12.-21.10.2014, Baku, Azerbaijan. "Landscape evolution of the Kolkheti lowlands during the last millennia - A geoarchaeolocial project on the Black Sea Coast of Georgia." (talk: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, D. Brill, M. Elashvili, L. Sukhishvili, H. Brückner).
  • 3rd International Landscape Archaeology Conference - LAC 2014, 17.-20.09.2014, Rome, Italy. "OSL-dating of the Rioni beach barrier formation as an indicator for delta evolution and palaeogeography, Georgia." (talk: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, D. Hülle, L. Sukhishvili, M. Elashvili, J. Rölkens, H. Brückner).
  • Sur-Place-Scholarship Programme Southern Caucasus Summerschool, 27.07.-02.08.2014,  Kvareli, Georgia. "Human impact on environmental changes from Antiquity until today in the Rioni delta plain, Western Georgia." (talk: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili, H. Brückner).
  • AK Geoarchäologie und Paläopedologie, 29.-31.05.2014, Aachen. "Landscape evolution and human settlement in the Rioni deltaplain - First results of a geoarchaeological project at the Black Sea Coast of Georgia." (Poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, H. Brückner).
  • AK Geoarchäologie und Paläopedologie, 29.-31.05.2014, Aachen. "Luminescence Dating for Geoarchaeology in the Cologne Luminescence Laboratory (CLL)." (Poster presentation: M. Bartz, D. Brill, H. Brückner, C. Burow, K. Dähling, F. Hartung, D. Hülle, N. Klasen, H. Laermanns, S. Merkel, D. Strebler, A. Zander).

2013

  • 1st IGCP 610 International Geoscience Programme, 12.-19.10.2013, Tbilisi, Georgia. "Searching for the Golden Fleece – a geoarchaeological project in the Rioni deltaplain." (Poster presentation: H. Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, H. Brückner).
  • 8th IAG International Conference on Geomorphology, 27.-31.08. 2013, Paris, France. "New insights into the development of the Roman Harbour of Ephesos, Western Turkey." (Poster presentation: F. Stock, H. Laermanns, M. Steskal, S. Ladstätter, H. Brückner).

2012

  • 32nd International Geographical Congress, 26.-30.08.2012, Cologne. "Holocene coastal changes in the environs of the ancient city of Ephesos, Western Turkey - the Roman harbour canal." (Poster presentation: F. Stock, H. Laermanns, H. Brückner, S. Ladstätter, M. Steskal, R. Urz). 

Awards/Grants

  • summer term 2019: Albertus Magnus Teaching Award of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (University of Cologne) for special commitment for teaching.
  • 05/2016: GSGS Fellowship Grant of Graduate School of Geosciences (University of Cologne) for a six-mounths TV-L-13 (50%) position (Nov 2016-Apr 2017).
  • 06/2016: IPaK Mobility Grant of the Albertus Magnus Graduate Centre (University of Cologne) for a two-months research stay (Sept-Oct 2016) at the Université de Franche Comté, Besançon, France.
  • 05/2014: Dr. Hohmann-Förderung of the Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln e.V. (together with Dr. Daniel Kelterbaum).
  • 09/2013-08/2016: PhD Scholarship of Heinrich Böll Foundation.
  • 10/2013: Dr. Prill Award 2013 of the Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln e.V.: 2nd place for the diploma  thesis: "Paläogeographische und geoarchäologische Untersuchungen am Hafenkanal von Ephesos, Westtürkei."

Teaching

  • Winter term 2023/24:Übung zur VL Statistik 0043 Donnerstag 10.15-11.45 Uhr
  • Winter term 2023/24: Seminar "Einführung in die Geogprahie" 0013 Mittwoch 12.00-13.30 Uhr
  • Winter term 2023/24: Gelände- und Kartierpraktikum "Rheinauen 0057 18.-21.03.2024, Niederrhein
  • Summer term 2023: Seminar "Relief und Boden" 0023 Montag 14.00-15.30 Uhr
  • Summer term 2023: Exkursion "Relief und Boden" 1030 14.-18-08.2023, Schleswig-Holstein
  • Summer term 2023: Exkursion "Relief und Boden" 1031 24.-28-07-2023, Harz
  • Winter term 2022/23: Mittelseminar "Naturschutz und Landnutzungskonflikte in Deutschland" 0103 Dienstag 12.00-13.30 Uhr
  • Winter term 2022/23: Übung zur Vorlesung "Statistik" 0042 Donnerstag 08.15-9.45 Uhr
  • Winter term 2022/23: Seminar "Einführung in die Geographie" 0013 Dienstag 08.00-9.30 Uhr
  • Summer term 2022: Seminar "Relief und Boden" 0024 Montag 14.-15-30 Uhr
  • Summer term 2022: Exkursion "Relief und Boden" 1029 29.08--02.09.2022, Schleswig-Holstein
  • Winter term 2021/22: Seminar "Klima Wasser Vegetation" 0021 Montag 14.00-15.30 Uhr
  • Winter term 2021/22: Seminar "Einführung in die Geographie" 0010 Montag 16.00-17-30 Uhr
  • Summer term 2021: Seminar "Relief und Boden" 0025 Montag 14.00-15.30 Uhr
  • Summer term 2021: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" 1030, 02.-05.08.2021, Rheinisches Schiefergebirge und Niederrheinische Bucht
  • Summer term 2021: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" 1031, 03., 04., 17., 18.07.2021, Rheinisches Schiefergebirge und Niederrheinische Bucht
  • Summer term 2021: Gelände- und Kartierpraktikum 0050, 27.-30.07.2021, Poller Wiesen
  • Winter term 2020/2021: Seminar "Klima, Wasser, Vegetation" Donnerstag 14.00-15.30 Uhr, Ü3 (Südbau - vorläufig digital).
  • Winter term 2020/2021: Mittelseminar "Küstengebiete Europas und Asiens aus Mensch-Umwelt-Perspektive" (together with Dr. L. Bott), Dienstag 14.00-15.30 Uhr, Ü5, Modulbau - vorläufig digital).
  • Winter term 2020/2021: Große Exkursion "Natur- und Nationalparks in Deutschland" (together with Prof. C. Bogner) 19.03.-01.04.2021.
  • Winter term 2020/2021: Vorbereitungsseminar zur  Großen Exkursion Mittwoch 14.00 Uhr (starting in December) + 16.03.2021.
  • Summer term 2020: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" 1031,16.07.-20.07.2019, Schleswig-Holstein.
  • Summer term 2020: Einführungsseminar Physische Geographie "Relief und Boden" 0024, Mi 8.00-9.30 Uhr, Ü3 (Südbau).
  • Winter term 2019/2020: Einführungsseminar Physische Geographie "Klima Wasser Vegetation", 0021, Do 14.00-15.30 Uhr, Ü5 (Modulbau).
  • Winter term 2019/2020: Einführungsseminar Physische Geographie "Klima Wasser Vegetation", 0023, Mi 14.00-15.30 Uhr, Ü3 (Südbau).
  • Summer term 2019: Mittelseminar "Mensch-Umwelt-Dynamik im Küstenraum" 0075 (toegther with L. Bott), Wed 12.00 am -1.30 pm, Ü4 (Südbau).
  • Summer term 2019: MSc/Ma Praktikum und Auswerteseminar Umwelt und Gesellschaft (together with A. Janotta), "Raumplanung: Landschaftsanalyse –Landschaftsbewertung –Landschaftsplanung und –Inwertsetzungsprozesse" 0330, Mon 2.00-3.30 pm, Ü2 (Rundbau).
  • Summer term 2019: Seminar "Relief und Boden" 0027, Mi 8.00-9.30 Uhr, Ü3 (Südbau).
  • Summer term 2019: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" (together with C. Bogner),
    11.06.-15.06.2019, "Naturparke".
  • Summer term 2019: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" 1020,
    16.07.-20.07.2019, Schleswig-Holstein.
  • Summer term 2019: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" ,
    18./19.05. und 25./26.05.2019, Rheinisches Schiefergebirge und Niederrheinische Bucht.
  • Winter term 2018/2019: Seminar "Einführung in die Geographie" 0017,
    Thu 2.00-3.30 pm, Ü3 (Südbau).
  • Summer term 2018: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" 1031,
    22.05.-26.05.2018, Schleswig-Holstein.
  • Summer term 2017: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" 1030,
    06.06.-11.06.2017, Southern Spain (together with Prof. H. Brückner).
  • Winter term 2014/2015: Mittelseminar 56743 "Geoarchäologie und Paläogeographie im Schwarzmeerraum", Thu 10.00-11.30 am, Ü2 (Rundbau) (together with Dr. D. Kelterbaum).
  • Winter term 2012/2013: Tutorial classes "Relief und Boden",
    Tue 2.00-3.30 pm, Wed 12 am-1.30 pm.

Appointments

Research assistent

  • 03/2013-09/2013: working group "Geoarchaeology, Coastal Research and Geochronology", Prof. Dr. H. Brückner

Student research assistent

  • 07/2010-11/2012: working group "Geoarchaeology, Coastal Research and Geochronology", Prof. Dr. H. Brückner
  • 04/2008-09/2008 and 05/2009-06/2010: Working group "Hydrogeography and  Climatology", Prof. Dr. K. Schneider, Transregio 32 Project "Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere-Systems" 

Education

  • 07/2013 Graduation at the University of Cologne with 1. Staatsexamen for being a teacher (teaching subjects: Geography, Spanish)
  • 11/2012 Graduation at the University of Cologne as Geographer with Diploma. Thesis: "Paläogeographische und geoarchäologische Untersuchungen am Hafenkanal von Ephesos, Westtürkei."