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© Prof. Dr. Olaf Bubenzer

Bubenzer, Olaf

Prof. Dr., Institute of Geography, University of Cologne


University of Cologne
Institute of Geography
50923 Köln


Fon: +49 221 470 3966

Research topics

  • Geomorphology
  • Geomorphometry
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Drylands

Resources and technologies

  • Grain Size Analyses
  • Digital Elevation Modelling
  • Electical resistivity tomography
  • Drilling methods
  • Remote Sensing in Drylands


  • Schmidt, C., Kindermann, K., van Peer, P., and Bubenzer, O. (2015): Multi-emission luminescence dating of heated chert from the Middle stone Age sequence at Sodmein Cave (Red Sea Mountains, Egypt). Journal of Archaeological Sciences 63: 94-102. DOI:10.1016/j.jas.2015.08.016
  • Yousif, M., van Geldern, R., and Bubenzer, O. (2015): Hydrogeological investigations of shallow groundwater aquifers in an arid, data-scarce coastal region (El Daba’a area, Northwestern Coast of Egypt). Hydrogeology Journal. doi:10.1007/s10040-015-1308-4
  • Bubenzer, O., Hecht, S., Li, C.-S., Li, X., Li, Y., Mächtle, B., and Schukraft, G. (2015): Late Pleistocene (MIS2) environmental changes and palaeoclimatic dynamics around Aiding Lake in the Turpan Basin, Xinjiang province, NW-China. Z. Geomorphology, Suppl. doi:10.1127/zfg_suppl/2015/S-00194
  • Nowaczinski, E., Schukraft, G., Keller, C., Hecht, S., Eitel, B., and Bubenzer, O. (2015): Fluvial dynamics of the Žitava River, SW Slovakia, during the last 45 ka BP and their influence on Early Bronze Age human occupation. – Quaternary International 370: 113-126. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2014.09.005
  • Kindermann, K., Bubenzer, O., Darius, F., Nussbaum, S., Pöllath, N., Riemer, H., and Smettan, U. (2006): Palaeoenvironment and Holocene land use of Djara, Western Desert of Egypt. Quaternary Science Reviews 25: 1619-1637. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2005.12.005
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