Michael Sarnthein-Lotichius#

Michael Sarnthein-Lotichius
Membership Number:774
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions

  • Since fall 2004: Guest professor at University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Fall 2004: Retired
  • Fall 1985-2004: Full professor at the University of Kiel
  • Since spring 1985: guest professor at Tongji University, Shanghai
  • 1970: Lecturer ("Dozent"), since 1973: Associate professor, University of Kiel
  • 1966-1970: Research associate with Prof. E. Seibold, University of Kiel
  • 1963-1965: Assistant professor, University of Innsbruck
  • 1963: Ph.D. (geology, geophysics) at University of Innsbruck, Austria

Fields of Scholarship
  • Paleoceanography
  • Marine paleoclimate research (Quaternary and Neogene)
  • Radiocarbon chronology
  • Stable isotope stratigraphy
  • Changes in ocean meridional overturning circulation
  • Tracers of ocean nutrients and paleoproductivity
  • Ocean tracers of continental aridity
  • Global change

Honours and Awards
  • 1975: DFG scholarship for one-year visit to Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory (LDGO), New York
  • 1976: CLIMAP scholarship for two-months visit at LDGO, New York
  • 1986/1987: DFG scholarship for half-year visit to University of Rhode Island (GSO), LDGO, New York, and the University of Cambridge, England
  • Dec. 1988: LEIBNIZ Award of the DFG (1.5 Million DM)
  • May 1990: Fellow of the Academia Europaea (London)
  • Sep. 1990: Corresponding Member of the Geologische Bundesanstalt Vienna, Austria
  • July 1994: Fellow of the German National Academy of Science in Halle ("Leopoldina")
  • May 1995: Corresponding Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Science in Vienna
  • May 1998: Honorary Professor at Tongji University, Shanghai
  • July 1999: Mèdaille Albert Ier, Prix Manley Bendall, Paris / Monte Carlo
  • April 2000: Honory Fellow of the Austrian Geological Society
  • April 2001: Honorary Fellow of the European Union of Geosciences, Strassburg
  • April 2005: Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • April 2006: Shephard medal of SEPM
  • April 2006: Milankovitch medal of the European Geosciences Union
  • Sept. 2009: Gustav Steinmann medal of the Geologische Vereinigung

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