Dr. Peter Fischer

Dr. rer. nat. Peter Fischer
-Research Assistant-

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Institute for Geography
Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 21
D – 55099 Mainz

Tel. Nr. 06131 39 22159

Fax: 06131 39 24735

E-Mail: p.fischer@geo.uni-mainz.de

 

 

Research Interests

Major topics: Geomorphology, Quaternary Science, Geoarchaeology, (Palaeo-) Pedology

Regions: Central Europe, south-western Africa, Mediterranean

 

Graduate Studies

1998-2003
Geography, Geology, Soil Science at the Universities of Cologne and Bonn
Diploma 11/2003

Diploma-thesis:

Pleistozäne und holozäne Relief- und Bodenentwicklung in der mittleren Niederrheinischen Bucht am Beispiel des Vinkenpützer Grundes nordwestlich von Köln.

 

Ph.D. Studies

2004-2009
Physical Geography (Division of Applied Geomorphology and Landscape Research, supervised by Prof. Dr. E. Brunotte),
University of Cologne
Promotion: 06/2009

Ph.D. Thesis:

Zur mittel- und jungquartären Relief- und Bodenentwicklung der nordwestlichen Kölner Bucht - Detailuntersuchungen der lössbedeckten Mittelterrassenlandschaft -

 

Academic Professional Experience

2004-2009
Research Assistant, Lecturer, Institute for Geography, University of Cologne, Division of Applied Geomorphology and Landscape Research, headed by Prof. Dr. E. Brunotte.
2009-08/2012
Researcher/engineer, Institute for Geography, University of Cologne, Working Group "Quaternary Science and Geoarchaeology", headed by Prof. Dr. A. Voett
Researcher within the CRC 806, "Our way to Europe", Subproject D1: Analysis of Migration Processes due to Environmental Conditions between 40 000 and 14 000 a BP in the Rhine-Meuse Area.
Since 08/2012
Research Assistant, Institute for Geography, University of Mainz

 

Publications:

For full publication list please see:

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.de/citations?hl=de&user=GPnb9QUAAAAJ

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Peter_Fischer24

 

Memberships:

  • Deutsche Quartärvereinigung (DEUQUA, German Quaternary Association)
  • Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Geomorphologie (German Working Comittee for Geomorphology)
  • Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft
  • Ak Paläopedologie
  • Ak Geoarchäologie
  • AK Boden und Archäologie
  • Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln (Association of Geography in Cologne)