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Abrupt changes in environmental signals recorded in an interval of strata can be the result of (1) fast changes in environmental conditions and average sedimentation rate or (2) average changes in environmental conditions and slow sedimentation rate. The new study by Dr. Emilia Jarochowska and co-authors, published in Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, proposes a method to estimate relative changes in depositional rates and test it in a sedimentary section

For his excellent teaching in 2019, Prof. Dr. Axel Munnecke receives the “Prize for Good Teaching”! Science Minister Bernd Sibler announces the winners and congratulates them: “Your work is crucial for the success of the studies of students and thus for the training of smart minds who shape our ...

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Due to the globally increasing number of infections we have decided to cancel next year’s Flügel Courses on carbonate microfacies which were supposed to take place in March. This is very unfortunate, especially since there is a long waiting list, but it seems unlikely to us that we will have overcom...

On Monday, July 13, the second to last performance of "Let them eat money" will take place in the Life-Stream from the Margrave Theatre. It deals with the question "Who is to blame?" for the climate catastrophe. After each stream of the digital production, experts discuss the themes of the play live...

Many people think of paleontology as field research, digging for fossils and Jurassic Park. A large part of the research is computer-aided. Dr. Rachel Warnock is a paleontologist who mainly conducts research on computers. This semester she is a visiting professor at the Chair of Paleo-Environment at...