Elke Hänßler, Alumni


Elke Hänßler (Germany, 1982)

Dipl.-Geogr. in Geography

PhD project The Environmental History of Cape Araxos, NW Peloponnese.
Research interests Geochronology, palaeogeography, palaeoclimate, multi-proxy analysis of sediments, applied geomorphology

Since February 2010
Member of the Graduate School “Human Development in Landscapes” at the Christian- Albrechts-University Kiel.

September 2009
Diploma in Geography; diploma-thesis: “electron spin resonance dating of coral debris deposited by Holocene extreme wave events on Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles” (Ablagerungen holozäner Extremereignisse an der Ostküste Bonaires, Niederländische Antillen, und ihre Datierung mittels der Elektronen-Spin-Resonanz-Methode (ESR)).

2002 - 2009
Studies of Geography, Geology, Urban Planing/Transport and Traffic Science and Zoology at the University of Cologne, Germany.

Work experience

Assistant in the DFG-Projekt “Key Processes in Holocene Evolution of Tropical Coasts – Evaluating the Role of Hurricanes and Tsunamis”.

2008 - 2009
Student assistant, University of Cologne, Department of Geography, Cologne, Germany.

Flood Management Center (Hochwasserschutzzentrale), Cologne, Germany.

Geological Survey of North Rhine-Westphalia (Geologischer Dienst, NRW), Krefeld, Germany.

Selected publications

Haenssler, E., Nadeau, M-J., Vött, A., Unkel, I., submitted to Quaternary International. Natural and human induced environmental changes preserved in the sedimentary record of the Etoliko Lagoon, Greece: New evidence from geochemical proxies.

in preparation
Haenssler, E. et al., in preparation. The environmental history of the Kotychi Lagoon, NW Peloponnese, Greece.