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Cologne Geosciences Colloquium

Winter semester 2019/20

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Time/venue Host
Tue 5 Nov 2019 Prof Thomas Driesner Institute of Geochemistry and Petrology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland How geothermal systems work 5.00-6.30 p.m., room 0.01 (Hörsaal Mineralogie), Zülpicher Str. 49b, 50674 Köln Prof Sandro Jahn
Tue 10 Dec 2019 Dr Bertus Smith, Associate Professor Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg News from Archean Sediments 5.00-6.30 p.m., room 0.01 (Hörsaal Mineralogie), Zülpicher Str. 49b, 50674 Köln Prof Carsten Münker
Fr 20 Dec 2020 Prof Peter Dannenberg and Gideon Hartmann Institute of Geography, University of Cologne Entwicklungskorridore als Strategien zur Ernährungssicherheit in Afrika - das Beispiel SAGCOT 6.00-7.30 p.m., Hörsaal H230 COPT-Zentrum, Luxemburger Str. 90, 50674 Köln  
6 Jan
Prof Boris Braun Institute of Geography, University of Cologne Klimabedingte Umweltveränderungen und Migration in Küstenräumen des Globalen Südens 5.00-6.30 p.m., Kurt-Alder Hörsaal (Hörsaal I), Chemisches Institut, Greinstraße 6, 50674 Köln  
9 Jan
Prof Frank Postberg Institute of Geological Sciences - Planetary Sciences, University of Berlin The subsurface ocean of Enceladus: A habitable place in our solar system   Prof Joachim Saur
Mon 13 Jan 2020 Prof Daniela Jacob Director, Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), Hamburg, Germany Klimawandel und Weltklimarat (IPCC) 5.00-6.30 p.m., Kurt-Alder Hörsaal (Hörsaal I), Chemisches Institut, Greinstraße 6, 50674 Köln Prof Susanne Crewell

Please send suggestions for future speakers preferably directly to the scientific coordinator in your field or to geosci-colloquium(a)uni-koeln.de


You find the Geo-/Bio-Hörsaal (Lecture Theatre) in the part of the building between Zülpicher Str. 49a and 49b, 50674 Cologne. map

Click here for the schedules of the various institute and project colloquia.

Past Colloquia

Planned Colloquia

Winter semester 2017/18

Click here for more information on the planned theme "Climate Change - Geoscientific Perspectives"

09 Oct 2017 Prof John SweeneyGeography Department, National University of Ireland, MaynoothClimate Change: Science and Policy and Education's New Integrator
06 Nov 2017Dr Hans von StorchDirector emeritus of Institute for Coastal Research of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Professor at the Meteorological Institute and member of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Hamburg Democratic decision making and the role of (climate) science
20 Nov 2017Prof Rosalind RickabyBiogeochemistry, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UKNote earlier starting time: 16:00 h, The Evolving Role of Phytoplankton in the Global Carbon Cycle
04 Dec 2017Dr Stefan KröpelinInstitute of Prehistoric Archaeology - African Archaeology, University of CologneHolocene climate change in the Eastern Sahara: Lessons from the past
18 Dec 2017Dr Casper Tai ChristiansenScientific leader, Arctic Station, Disko Island, GreenlandTerrestrial carbon cycling research in permafrost-affected environments
15 Jan 2018Dr Matthias GarschagenInstitute for Environment and Human Security, United Nations University, Bonn

Between welfare state and farewell state: The contested responsibility for risk mitigation and social protection under conditions of global change

29 Jan 2018MSc Claire FysonPolicy Analyst | Climate Analytics, BerlinBehind the scenes of the Paris Agreement

 Scientific coordinator of the series: Prof. Roel Neggers