Wolfgang Berger#


Wolfgang Berger
Email:wberger 'at' ucsd.edu
Membership Number:2115
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:wberger
Homepage:http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/berger.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2006 Emeritus professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
  • 1997 Director of the California Space Institute in San Diego
  • 1980 Professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
  • 1974 Associate Professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
  • 1971 Assistant Professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
  • 1970-1971 Assistant at the Geological Institute of the University of Kiel
  • 1968-1970 Researcher at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
  • 1968 PhD in oceanography from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Micropaleontology
  • Marine sedimentation
  • Ocean productivity
  • Carbon cycle
  • Ocean history
  • Climate history
  • History of oceanography

Honours and Awards
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • Fellow of the Geological Society of America
  • 1979 Bigelow Medal, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
  • 1980 Norwegian Research Fellow
  • 1984 Huntsman Award, Bedford Institute of Oceanography
  • 1986 Lady Davis Fellow, Hebrew University
  • 1986 Humboldt Award, presented in Bonn
  • 1988 Maurice Ewing Medal, presented in San Francisco
  • 1991 Prince Albert I Medal, presented in Paris
  • 1993 Balzan Prize, presented in Bern
  • 1998 Gustav-Steinmann-Medaille, presented in Bern
  • 2001 Foreign Member, Academia Europaea


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