Dr. Gerhard Kuhn

Senior Researcher

Gerhard Kuhn
Division Geosciences | Geophysik | Marine Geology and Paleontology | Marine Geochemistry
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Email Gerhard Kuhn
Phone +49(471)4831-1204
Fax +49(471)4831-1923
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Am Alten Hafen 26
27568 Bremerhaven
( Room D-1370)
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Publications and more

Publications, Presentations and Reports: EPIC repository
Data: PANGAEA repository
See also: ResearchGate | ORCID


Head of sediment laboratory;User support for radiation protection;Administration of equipment;

Research interests

Paleoceanography;Sediment Physical Properties;Borehole measurements;Productivity and Particle Fluxes;Sedimentation Processes;Sedimentary Structures (submarine fans, contourites, plateaus, MSGLs, GZWs,) to reconstruct sedimentation patterns, paleo-oceanic current systems, and paleo ice sheet reconstructions

Research program

PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
PACES II 3: The earth system from a polar perspective: Data, modelling and synthesis
PACES II 1.2: Ice sheet dynamics and mass balance
PACES II 1.5: Southern Ocean physics, biodiversity, and biogeochemical fluxes in a changing climate
PACES II 3.1: Circumpolar climate variability and global teleconnections at seasonal to orbital time scales
PACES II 3.2: Earth system on tectonic time scales: From greenhouse to icehouse world
PACES II 2.3: Evolution and adaptation to climate change and anthropogenic stress in coastal and shelf systems