AG Paläoumweltforschung

AG Hinz-Schallreuter

Prof. Dr. Ingelore Hinz-Schallreuter

Professorin für Paläontologie und Historische Geologie

Telefon +49 3834 420 4550

AG Paläoumweltforschung

Prof. Dr. Claudia Wrozyna

Professorin für Paläontologie

Telefon: +49 3834 420 4517

Dr. Christopher Berndt

Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl für Paläontologie

Telefon: +49 3834 420 4573

PD Dr. Markus Reuter

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Lehrstuhl für Paläontologie

Tel: +49 3834 420 4586

Lilly Biedermann

Studentische Hilfskraft am Lehrstuhl für Paläontologie

Hanna Griffin

Studentische Hilfskraft am Lehrstuhl für Paläontologie

Publikationen in begutachteten Zeitschriften

Publikationen in begutachteten Zeitschriften

Publications in peer-reviewed journals


  • Brachert, T.C., Felis., T., Gagnaison, C., Höhle, M., Reuter, M., Spreter, P., 2022. Slow-growing reef corals as climate archives: A case study of the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum 40 Ma ago. Science Advances, 8(20):eabm3875. Doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abm3875
  • Höhle, M., Wrozyna, C., 2022.Spatio-temporal distribution of ostracod species in saline inland lakes (Mansfeld lake area; Central Germany). PeerJ, 10: e13668. Doi: 10.7717/peerj.13668.
  • Reuter, M., Spreter, P.M., Brachert, T.C., Mertz-Kraus, R., Wrozyna, C., 2022. Giant clam (Tridacna) distribution in the Gulf of Oman in relation to past and future climate. Scientific Reports, 12: 16506. Doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-20843-y
  • Spreter, P., Reuter, M., Mertz-Kraus, R., Brachert, T.C., 2022. Calcification response of reef corals to seasonal upwelling in the northern Arabian Sea (Masirah Island, Oman). Biogeosciences, 19(15): 3559−3573. Doi: 10.5194/bg-19-2559-2022
  • Wrozyna, C., Mischke, S., Höhle, M., Gross, M., Piller, W.E., 2022. Large-Scale Geographic Size Variability of Cyprideis torosa (Ostracoda) and Its Taxonomic and Ecologic Implications. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10: 857499. Doi: 10.3389/fevo.2022.857499
  • Wrozyna, C., Meyer, J., Dietzel, M., Piller, W.E., 2022. Neotropical ostracode oxygen and carbon isotope signatures: implications for calcification conditions. Biogeochemistry, 159, 103-138. Doi: 10.1007/s10533-022-00917-9
  • Yasuhara, M., Huang, H.-H.M., Reuter, M., Tian, S.Y., Cybulski, J.D., O’Dea, A., Mamo, B.L., Cotton, L.Y., Di Martino, E., Feng, R., Tabor, C.R., Reygondeau, G., Zhao, Q., Warne, M.T., Aye, K.K.T., Zhang, J., Chao, A., Wei, C.-L., Condamine, F.L., Kocsis, A.T., Kiessling, W., Costello, M.J., Tittensor, D.P., Chaudhary, C., Rillo, M.C., Doi, H., Dong, Y.-W., Cronin, T., Saupe, E.E., Lotze, H.K., Johnson, K.G., Renema, W., Pandolfi, J.M., Harzhauser, M., Jackson, J.B.C., Hong, Y., 2022. Hotspots of Cenozoic tropical marine biodiversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, 60:243−300. Doi: 10.1201/9781003288602-5



  • Reuter, M., Harzhauser, M., Piller, W.E., 2021. The role of sea-level and climate changes in the assembly of Sri Lankan biodiversity: A perspective from the Miocene Jaffna Limestone. Gondwana Research, 91(10):152−165. Doi: 10.1016/



  • Brachert, T.C., Correge, T., Reuter, M., Wrozyna, C., Londeix, L., Spreter, P., Perrin, C., 2020. An assessment of reef coral calcification over the late Cenozoic. Earth-Science Reviews, 204: 103154. Doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103154
  • Reuter, M., Tichy, G., Hofrichter, R., 2020. 2. Tektonik, Geologie und Entwicklungsgeschichte. In: Hofrichter, R. (Ed.), Das Mittelmeer – Geschichte und Zukunft eines ökologisch sensiblen Raums. Springer Spektrum, Heidelberg, pp. 142‒203.
  • Reuter, M., Harzhauser, M., Piller, W.E., 2020. Coastal landscape evolution in the Wilpattu National Pak (NW Sri Lanka) linked to changes in sediment supply and rainfall across the Pleistocene ̶ Holocene transition. Geological Journal, 55:6642‒6656.
  • Spreter, P., Reuter, M., Brachert, T. C., Kersting, D. K., 2020. Ultra-high-resolution stable isotope sampling of slow-growing and fragile coral skeletons. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 560:109992.
  • Yasuhara, M., Hong, Y., Tian, S.Y., Chong, W.K., Chu, R.W.C., Okahashi, H., Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., 2020. Early Miocene marine ostracodes from southwestern India: implications for their biogeography and the closure of the Tethyan Seaway. Journal of Paleontology, 94, Memoir 80:1−36.



  • Reuter, M., Bosellini, F. R., Budd A. F., Ćorić, S., Piller, W. E., Harzhauser, M., 2019. High coral reef connectivity across the Indian Ocean is revealed 6−7 Ma ago by a turbid-water scleractinian assemblage from Tanzania (Eastern Africa). Coral Reefs, 38:1023−1037.
  • Wrozyna, C., Meyer, J., Gross, M., F. Ramos, M.I., Piller, W.E., 2019. Sexual, ontogenetic, and geographic variation of the Neotropical freshwater ostracod Cytheridella ilosvayi. BMC Zoology, 4:4.



  • Wrozyna, C., Meyer, J., Gross, M., F. Ramos, M.I., Piller, W.E., 2018a. Definition of regional ostracod (Cytheridella) morphotypes by use of landmark-based morphometrics. Freshwater Science, 37:573−592.
  • Wrozyna, C., Neubauer, T.A., Meyer, J., F. Ramos, M.I., Piller, W.E, 2018b. Significance of climate and hydrochemistry on shape variation - a case study on Neotropical cytheroidean Ostracoda. Biogeosciences, 15:5489−5502.



  • Auer, G., Reuter, M., Hauzenberger, C.A., Piller, W.E., 2017. The impact of transport processes on rare earth element patterns in marine authigenic and biogenic phosphates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 203:140‒156.
  • Harzhauser, M., Reuter, M., Mohtat, T., Piller, W.E., 2017. Early Miocene reef- and mudflat-associated gastropods from Makran (SE-Iran). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 91:519‒539.
  • Hubmann, B., Reuter, M., 2017. Synonymy and circum-tropical biogeography of the Devonian calcareous alga Zeapora Penecke, 1894 (Chlorophyta, Bryopsidales). Island Arc, 26(3):e12187. Doi: 10.1111/iar.12187
  • Meyer, J., Wrozyna, C., Leis, A., Piller, W.E., 2017. Modeling calcification periods of Cytheridellailosvayi from Florida on isotopic signatures and hydrological data. Biogeosciences, 14:4927−4947.
  • Reuter, M., Auer, G., Brandano, M., Harzhauser, M., Corda, L., Piller, W.E., 2017. Post-rift sequence architecture and stratigraphy in the Oligo-Miocene Sardinia Rift (Western Mediterranean Sea). Marine and Petroleum Geology, 79, 44‒63.



  • Auer, G., Hauzenberger, C.A., Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., 2016. Orbitally paced phosphogenesis in Mediterranean shallow marine carbonates during the middle Miocene Monterey event. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 17(4):1492−1510. Doi: 10.1002/2016C006299
  • Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Krüger, S., Kirkerowicz, J., Klaus, J., 2016. Upwellings mitigated Plio-Pleistocene heat stress for reef corals on the Florida platform (USA). Biogeosciences, 13:1469‒1489.
  • Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Krüger, S., Klaus, J.S., Helmle, K., Lough, J.M., 2016. Low Florida coral calcification rates in the Plio-Pleistocene. Biogeosciences, 13:4513‒4532.
  • Meyer, J., Wrozyna, C., Gross, M., Leis, A., Piller, W.E., 2016. Morphological and geochemical variations of Cyprideis (Ostracoda) from modern waters of the northern Neotropics. Limnology, 205(3−4): 265.
  • Wrozyna, C., Neubauer, T.A., Meyer, J., Piller, W.E., 2016. Shape variation in neotropical Cytheridella(Ostracoda) using semilandmarks-based geometric morphometrics: a methodological approach and possible biogeographical implications. PloSONE,11(12):e0168438.



  • Auer, G., Piller, W.E., Reuter, M., Harzhauser, M., 2015. Correlating carbon and oxygen isotope events in early to middle Miocene shallow marine carbonates in the Mediterranean region using orbitally tuned chemostratigraphy and lithostratigraphy. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 30(4):332−352. Doi: 10.1002/2014PA002716
  • Brachert, T.C., Bornemann, A., Reuter, M., Galer, S., Grimm, K., Fassoulas, C., 2015. Upwelling history of the Mediterranean Sea revealed by stunted growth in the plankti foraminifera Orbulina universa (early Messinian, Crete, Greece). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 104:263‒276.
  • Fürstenberg, S., Frenzel, P., Peng, P., Henkel, K., Wrozyna, C., 2015. Phenotypical variation in Leucocytherella sinensis Huang, 1982 (Ostracoda): a new proxy for palaeosalinity in Tibetan lakes. Hydrobiologia, 751(1): 55−72.
  • Reuter, M., Wiedl, T., Piller, W.E., 2015. Parascolymia (Scleractinia: Lobophylliidae) in the Central Paratethys Sea (Vienna Basin, Austria) and its possible biogeographic implications. PLoSONE, 10(7):e0132243. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132243



  • Brachert, T. C., Reuter, M., Krüger, S., Lohmann, H., Petuch, E. J., Klaus, J. S., 2014. A 4.2 million years record of interglacial paleoclimate from sclerochronological data of Florida carbonate platform (Early Pliocene to recent). Global and Planetary Change, 120:54‒64. Doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.06.001
  • Miehe, S., Miehe, G., van Leeuwen, J.F.N., Wrozyna, C., van der Knaap, W.O., Duo, L., Haberzettl, T., 2014. Persistence of Artemisia steppe in the Tangra Yumco Basin, west-central Tibet, China: despite or in consequence of Holocene lake-level changes? Journal of Paleolimnology, 51(2):267−285.
  • Neubauer, T.A., Harzhauser, M., Georgopoulou, E., Wrozyna, C., 2014. Population bottleneck triggering millennial-scale morphospace shifts in endemic thermal-spring melanopsids. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 414:116−128.
  • Wrozyna, C., Piller, W.E., Gross, M., 2014. Morphotypes of Cytheridella ilosvayi Daday, 1905 (Ostracoda, Crustacea) detected by morphological analyses. Crustaceana, 87(8−9):1043−1071.



  • Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Krüger, S., Böcker, A., Lohmann, H., Mertz-Kraus, R., Fassoulas, C., 2013. Density banding in corals: barcodes of past and current climate change. Coral Reefs, 32:1013‒1023.
  • Harzhauser, M., Reuter, M., Mandic, O., Schneider, S., Piller, W.E., Brandano, M., 2013. "Pseudo-Sarmatian" mollusc assemblages from the early Messinian oolite shoals of Sicily (Italy). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 119:351‒386.
  • Kern, A.K., Harzhauser, M., Reuter, M., Kroh, A., Piller, W.E., 2013. The Miocene coastal vegetation of southwestern India and its climatic significance. Palaeoworld, 22:119‒132.
  • Peng, P., Zhu, L., Frenzel, P., Wrozyna, C., Jua, J., 2013. Water depth related ostracod distribution in Lake Pumoyum Co, southern Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International, 313−314:47−55.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Brandano, M., 2013. Fossil psammobiontic sponges and their foraminiferal residents, Central Apennines, Italy. Palaios, 28:614‒622.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Brandano, M., Harzhauser, M., 2013. Correlating Mediterranean shallow water deposits with global Oligocene-Miocene stratigraphy and oceanic events. Global and Planetary Change, 111:226‒236.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., 2013. Cyclone trends constrain monsoon variability during late Oligocene sea level highstands (Kachchh Basin, NW India). Climate of the Past, 9:2101‒2115.
  • Reuter, M., Böcker, A., Lohmann, H., Brachert T. C., 2013. The Lago Enriquillo fringing reef (Dominican Republic) ‒ a unique window into Holocene coral reef ecosystems of the Caribbean Sea. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 102:781‒782.
  • Reuter, M., Kern, A. K., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Piller, W. E., 2013. Global warming and South Indian monsoon rainfall ‒ lessons from the Mid-Miocene. Gondwana Research, 23:1172‒1177.



  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Erhart, C., 2012. A Middle Miocene carbonate platform under silicivolcaniclastic sedimentation stress (Leitha Limestone, Styrian Basin, Austria) ‒ depositional environments, sedimentary evolution and palaeoecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 350‒35:198‒211.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Richoz, S., 2012. The dispersal of Halimeda in northern hemisphere mid-latitudes: palaeobiogeographical insights. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 14:303‒309.
  • Wrozyna, C. Frenzel, P., Daut, G., Mäusbacher, R., Zhu, L., Schwalb, A., 2012. Holocene lake level changes of Lake Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau, deduced from ostracode assemblage and δ18O and δ13C signatures of their valves. In: Horne, D.J., Holmes, J.A. and Viehberg, F.A. (Eds.), Ostracoda as proxies for Quaternary climate change. Developments in Quaternary Science Series, 17:281−295.



  • Kroh, A., Gholamalian, H., Mandic, O., Coric, S., Harzhauser, M., Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., 2011. Echinoids and pectinid bivalves from the Early Miocene Mishan Formation of Iran. Acta Geologica Polonica, 61:419‒439.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., 2011. Volcaniclastic events in coral reef and seagrass environments: evidence for disturbance and recovery (Middle Miocene, Styrian Basin, Austria). Coral Reefs, 30:889‒899.
  • Reuter, M., Brachert, T.C., Böcker, A., Klaus, J.S., 2011. An unusual Pocillopora reef from the Late Miocene of Hispaniola. Coral Reefs, 30:307.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Rögl, F., Coric, S., 2011. The Quilon Limestone, Kerala Basin, India: an archive for Miocene Indo-Pacific seagrass beds. Lethaia, 44:76‒86.
  • Reuter, M., Brachert, T.C., Grunert, P., 2011. Fossil round karren from Cyprus ‒ a latest Miocene record of a humid-temperate climate in the Eastern Mediterranean. Facies, 57:39‒50.



  • Frenzel, P., Wrozyna, C., Xie, M., Zhu, L., Schwalb, A., 2010. A. Paleo-water depth estimation for Holocene sediments of Nam Co (Tibet) using an ostracode-based transfer function. Quaternary International, 218:157−165.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Kroh, A., Harzhauser, M., 2010. Foraminifera recycling in worm reefs. Coral Reefs, 29:57.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., Berning, B., Kroh, A., 2010. Sedimentary evolution of a late Pleistocene wetland indicating extreme coastal uplift in southern Tanzania. Quaternary Research, 73:136‒142.
  • Schütt, B., Berking, J.,Frechen, M., Frenzel, P., Schwalb, A., Wrozyna, C. 2010. Late Quaternary transition from lacustrine to a fluvio-lacustrine environment in the north-western Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau, China. Quaternary International, 218:104−117.
  • Wrozyna, C., Frenzel, P., Mackensen, A., van Geldern, R., Steeb, P., Zhu, L., Schwalb, A., 2010. Stable Isotope and ostracode species assemblage evidence for lake level changes of Nam Co, southern Tibet, during the past 600 years. Quaternary International, 212:2−13.
  • Zhu, L., Peng, P., Xie, M., Wang, J., Frenzel, P., Wrozyna, C., Schwalb, A., 2010. Ostracod-based environmental reconstruction over the last 8,400 years of Nam Co lake on the Tibetan Plateau. Hydrobiologia, 648(1):157−174.



  • Berning, B., Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., 2009. Larger foraminifera as a substratum for encrusting bryozoans (Late Oligocene, Tethyan Seaway, Iran). Facies, 55, 227‒241.
  • Harzhauser, M., Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Berning, B., Kroh, A., Mandic, O., 2009. Oligocene and Early Miocene gastropods from Kutch (NW-India) document an early biogeographic switch from Western Tethys to Indo-Pacific. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 83:333‒372.
  • Kempf, O., Blisniuk, P.M., Wang, S., Fang, X., Wrozyna, C., Schwalb, A., 2009. Sedimentology, sedimentary petrology, and paleoecology of the monsoon-driven, fluvio-lacustrine Zhada Basin, SW-Tibet. Sedimentary Geology, 222:27−41
  • Mertz-Kraus, R., Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Galer, S.J.G., Fassoulas, C., Iliopoulos, G., 2009. Late Miocene sea surface salinity variability and paleoclimate conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean inferred from coral aragonite δ18O. Chemical Geology, 262:202‒216.
  • Mertz-Kraus, R., Brachert, T.C., Jochum, K.P., Reuter, M., Stoll, B., 2009. LA-ICP-MS analyses on coral growth increments reveal heavy winter rain in the Eastern Mediterranean at 9 Ma. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 273:25‒40.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., 2009. Comment on "Revision of the age of theQom Formation in the Central Iran Basin, Iran" by Zhu et al. (Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 2007, vol. 29, 715−721). Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 34:699‒701.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Berning, B., Rögl, F., Kroh, A., Aubry, M.-P., Wielandt-Schuster, U., Hamedani, A., 2009. The Oligo-/Miocene Qom Formation (Iran): evidence for an early Burdigalian restriction of the Tethyan Seaway and closure of its Iranian gateways. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98:627‒650.
  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Berning, B., 2009. A fossil Everglades-type marl prairie and its paleoenvironmental significance. Palaios, 24:747‒755.
  • Wappler, T., Dlussky, G.M., Reuter, M., 2009. The first fossil record of Polyrhachis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) from the Upper Miocene of Crete (Greece). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 83:431‒438.
  • Wrozyna, C., Frenzel, P., Xie, M., Zhu, L., Schwalb, A., 2009b. A taxonomical and ecological overview of Recent and Holocene ostracodes of the Nam Co region, southern Tibet. Quaternary Sciences (in China), 29(4):665−676.
  • Wrozyna, C., Frenzel, P., Steeb, P., Zhu, L., Schwalb, A., 2009a. Water depth related distribution of Recent Ostracoda in Lake Nam Co, Tibetan Plateau. Revista Espagnola Micropalaeontologica, 41 (1−2):1−20.



  • Reuter, M., Piller, W.E., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Bassi, D., 2008. Termination of the Arabian shelf sea: stacked cyclic sedimentary patterns and timing (Oligocene/Miocene,Oman). Sedimentary Geology, 212:12‒24.
  • Vescogni, A., Bosellini, F.R., Reuter, M., Brachert, T.C., 2008. Vermetid reefs and their use as palaeobathymetric markers: new insights from the Late Miocene of the Mediterranean (Southern Italy, Crete). Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeogeography, 267:89‒101.
  • Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Piller, W.E., Reuter, M., Kroh, A., 2008. Tracing back the origin of the Indo-Pacific mollusc fauna: basal Tridacninae from the Oligocene and Miocene of the Sultanate of Oman. Palaeontology, 51:199‒213.
  • Mertz-Kraus, R., Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., 2008. Tarbellastraea (Scleractinia): A new stable isotope archive of Late Miocene palaeoenvironments in the Mediterranean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 257:294‒307.



  • Brachert, T.C., Vescogni, A., Bosellini, F.R., Reuter, M., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2007. High salinity variability during the early Messinian revealed by stable isotope signatures from vermetid and Halimeda reefs of the Mediterranean region. Geologica Romana, 40:1‒16.
  • Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Mandic, O., Piller, W.E., Göhlich, U., Reuter, M., Berning, B., 2007. Biogeographic responses to geodynamics: A key study all around the Oligo-Miocene Tethyan Seaway. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 246:241‒256.
  • Kroeger, K.F., Reuter, M., Breisig, S., Forst, M.H., Hartmann, G., Brachert, T.C., 2007. Eustasy and seawater Sr composition: application to high-resolution Sr-isotope stratigraphy of Miocene shallow-water carbonates. Sedimentology, 54:565‒585.
  • Reuter, M., Brachert, T.C., 2007. Freshwater discharge and sediment dispersal ― control on growth, ecological structure and geometry of Late Miocene shallow-water coral ecosystems (early Tortonian, Crete/Greece). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 255:30‒328.



  • Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Kroeger, K.F., Lough, J.M., 2006. Coral growth bands: A new and easy to use paleothermometer in paleoenvironment analysis and paleoceanography (late Miocene, Greece). Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 21:PA4217.
  • Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Felis, T., Kroeger, K.F., Lohmann, G., Micheels, A., Fassoulas, C., 2006. Porites corals from Crete (Greece) open a window into Late Miocene (10 Ma) seasonal and interannual climate variability. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 245:81‒94.
  • Kroeger, K.F., Reuter, M., Brachert, T.C., 2006. Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction based on non-geniculate coralline red algal assemblages in Miocene limestone of central Crete. Facies, 52:381‒409.
  • Reuter, M., Brachert, T.C., Kroeger, K.F., 2006. Shallow-marine carbonates of the tropical-temperate transition zone: effects of hinterland climate and basin physiography (late
  • Miocene, Crete, Greece). In: Pedley, H. M. and Carannante, G. (Eds.), Cool-Water Carbonates: Depositional Systems and Palaeoenvironmental Control. Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 255:159‒180.



  • Reuter, M., Brachert, T.C., Kroeger, K.F., 2005. Diagenesis of growth bands in fossil scleractinian corals: identifiction and modes of preservation. Facies, 51:146‒159.



  • Helm, C., Reuter, M., Schülke, I., 2003. Der Korallenoolith (Oberjura) im Osterwald (NW Deutschland, Niedersächsisches Becken): Fazielle Entwicklung und Ablagerungsdynamik. German Journal of Geology, 153:159‒186.
  • Helm, C., Reuter, M., Schülke, I., 2003. Die Korallenfauna des Korallenoolith (Oxfordium, Oberjura, NW-Deutschland): Zusammensetzung, Stratigraphie und regionale Verbreitung. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 77:55‒72.
  • Helm, C., Reuter, M., Schülke, I., 2003. Comatulid crinoids from Late Jurassic reefal deposits of NW Germany (Lower Saxony Basin). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 2003(9):513‒528.
Aktuelle Projekte

Aktuelle Projekte

  • Lake system response to Caribbean hurricane activity – a calibration study of ostracode (paleo-)biology and geochemistry (Lago Enriquillo, Dominican Republic) (DFG, since 2020)
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Laufende Abschlussarbeiten

  • Paleoenvironmental history of Lago Enriquillo, Dominican Republic, deduced from Ostracoda
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Zum Themengebiet: Räumliche- zeitliche Variationen von Ostrakoden als Voraussetzung für Paläoumweltrekonstruktionen


  • Einfluss der Salinität in der Darß-Zingster-Boddenkette auf die Morphologie von Cyprideis torosa
  •  Saisonale Dynamik von Ostrakodenartenvergesellschaftungen im Greifswalder Bodden
  • Late Holocene size and shape morphology of Cyprideis torosa from Lake Balkhash, Kazakhstan