Senckenberg am Meer Wilhelmshaven



CV  Prof. Dr. Burghard Flemming


  • University Education:
    1967-1972 Geology-Palaeontology, Univ. Kiel, Germany
    1972  Master of Science
    1973-1977 University of Cape Town, South Africa
    1977  Ph.D.

  • Professional Career:
    1975-1984  National Research Institute for Oceanology
       (C.S.I.R., Stellenbosch, South Africa))
    1979-1984  Head of Marine Geoscience Division
    1984-2009  Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Head
       Department of Marine Science, Wilhelmshaven

  • Teaching:
    1974-1984  University of Cape Town, undergrad. Courses and supervision of postgraduates
    1988-1993  Introductory Sedimentology, University of Bremen, Germany
    since 1993  Honorary Professor of Sedimentology, University of Bremen

  • Professional Societies:
    since 1972 Geologische Vereinigung (Germany)
    since 1974 Int. Assoc. of Sedimentologists (USA)
    since 1974 Soc. Econ. Paleontol. & Mineral. (USA)
    since 1993 Int. Soc. Aquat. Science (U.K.))
    since 1993 Am. Geophys. Union (USA)
    since 1995 Am. Soc. Limnol. Oceanogr. (USA)

  • Editorial Boards:
    1979-1993 Geo-Marine Letters
    since 1981 Estuarine, Coastal & Shelf Science
    since 1990 Facies
    since 2000 Editor-in-Chief of Geo-Marine Letters

  • Host to Congresses:
    1991 Meeting of German Sedimentologists
    1992 Tidal Clastics 92
    1993 Geology of Siliciclastic Shelf Seas
    1997 Large-Scale Constructions in Coastal Environments
    1997 MUDDY COASTS 97
    2004 International Workshop “From Particle Size to Sediment Dynamics”