Dr. rer. nat. Katja Kothieringer


Digital Geoarchaeology

Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg
Institute of Archaeology, Heritage Sciences and Art History
96045 Bamberg

Phone: +49 951 863-3933
Fax: +49 951 863-3935
E-Mail: katja.kothieringer(at)uni-bamberg.de
Office: Am Kranen 14, Room 02.12

Office attendance: by appointment only


Curriculum vitae

Since 12/2015
Research associate within the project "Settlement and Landscape History of the Northern Franconian Jura during the Metal Ages (SELMA)", University of Bamberg

12/2010 - 03/2018
Research and teaching associate at the professorship "Digital Geoarchaeology", University of Bamberg

08/2010 – 11/2010
Employee at the company "Remote sensing solutions (RSS)", Baierbrunn; tasks: thematic mapping, 3D-Visualisation and GIS

2006 – 2009
Ph.D. candidate at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Campus Alpin, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ph.D. Thesis: "Soil-borne gaseous C- and N-isotopic fluxes in a Bavarian spruce forest ecosystem"

01/2003 - 06/2003
Studies of environmental sciences at the University of Karlstad, Sweden
Thesis: "Realising the Kyoto Protocol - An assessment of Germany's climate policy"

1999 - 2005
Studies of physical geography, meteorology and physics at Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich
Diploma thesis: "Fog precipitation in a mountainous tropical rain forest in Southern Ecuador - A quantification of its spatio-temporal variability"


Research interests

  • Geoarchaeology
  • Environmental archives (soils and sediments)
  • Human-environment interaction in the Holocene
  • Alpine geoarchaeology
  • GIS applications in geoarchaeology


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