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Dr. Sonja Berg

 +49 221 470-2540

Telefax +49 221 470-1663

E-Mail: sberg0(at)

Research Interests

  • Quaternary paleoclimate
  • Terrestrial, limnic and near-shore marine paleoenvironments
  • Polar regions
  • Clastic sedimentology
  • Organic geochemistry (lipid biomarkers)
  • Compound-specific radiocarbon dating

Current research

  • Ice sheet – ocean – climate interactions in Antarctica during the late Pleistocene and Holocene
  • Regional deglaciation and relative sea level histories from coastal regions in East Antarctica
  • Marine ecosystem response to environmental changes- evidence from snow petrel stomach oil deposits
  • Organic carbon re-working and burial in glaciated landscapes