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© Prof. Dr. Bernd Wagner

Wagner, Bernd

apl. Prof. Dr., Department of Geosciences, Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Cologne


University of Cologne
Institute of Geology and Mineralogy
Zülpicher Straße 49a
50674 Köln


Fon: +49 221 470 1605

Research topics

  • Paleolimnology: Climatic and environmental history of lakes
  • Sedimentology: Sedimentological structures
  • Quaternary Science: Glacial / interglacial history and short-term climate shifts

Resources and technologies

  • UWITEC coring techniques: Different coring techniques for lakes and marine basins
  • Innomar echosounder: Sediment echosounder for up to several hundred meter deep waters
  • XRF scanning: Element scanning


  • Wagner B., et al. (2014): The SCOPSCO drilling project recovers more than 1.2 million history from Lake Ohrid. Scientific Drilling 17,19-29
  • Wagner B., et al. (2010): Environmental change within the Balkan region during the past ca. 50 ka recorded in the sediments from lakes Prespa and Ohrid. Biogeosciences 7, 3187-3198
  • Wagner B., et al. (2009): A 40,000-year record of environmental change from ancient Lake Ohrid (Albania and Macedonia). J. Paleolimnol. 41, 407-430
  • Wagner B., et al. (2004): Late Pleistocene and Holocene history of Lake Terrasovoje, Amery Oasis, East Antarctica, and its climatic and environmental implications. J. Paleolimnol. 32, 321-339
  • Wagner B., et al. (2000): Holocene climate history of Geographical Society O, East Greenland - evidence from lake sediments. Palaeogeogr., Palaeoecol., Palaeoclimatol. 160, 45-68
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