Team

Head of department

Dr. Alexander Bartholomä
Dr. Alexander Bartholomä
Head of Department
Dr. Alexander Bartholomä
Marine Sedimentology,
Department of Marine Research
Senckenberg am Meer,
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Born 18th January 1960, 2 children
Nationality: German

 

University education and qualification
  • 1982-1988  Degree in Geology, Free University of Berlin, Germany
  • 1989-1992  Geo sciences (Dr.rer.nat), Free University of Berlin, Germany
  Positions
  • Since 1997  Head of Marine Sedimentology; Division of Marine Science, Senckenberg Institute ,Wilhelmshaven, Germany
  • 1992 – 1997 Post Doc at the Senckenberg Institute, Division of Marine Science, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
  • 1990 – 1992  Research Assistant at the Free University of Berlin, Department of Sedimentology
  Professional experience
  • Since 1984  Shipboard scientist on German an international RVs
  • Since 2002  editorial board member of Geo Marine letters
  • Since 2003  Member of the expert-group “Guide book for geotechnical site surveys for offshore wind turbines” (Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Acency)
  • Since 2004  Scientific Board Member of the int. Conf. “Tidalites”
  • Since 2007  Member of the working group German Marine monitoring BLANO ErBem UAG Hydrology-Morphology
Fields of expertise
  • Marine Sedimentologie; Dynamics of coastal and shelf sediments; Facies analysis Of tidal basins and conceptional models; underwater acoustics remote sensing and acoustic seabed classification; HydroLab with sidescan sonar, multibeam, subbottom profiler, ADCP (mobil and stationary), CTDs, ADV, SVP, RTK-GPS, MRU; shallow work boats (6.5m and 8 m); Scientific-diver licence
  Teaching
  • 1997 – present  Field trips and lectures at the Senckenberg Institute for external student groups of several national and international universities
  • 1997- present  supervising of student interships (5 to 10 times per year 2-mounth stay);  Supervision of Bachelor-, Master- and PhD-Theses, mainly at the  University of Bremen.
  • 2004 – present Senior Lecturer in the Bachelor and Master-Course Program at the University of Bremen (Faculty of Earth Science and the MARUM)
  Expeditions
  • Principle Investigator and chief scientist on more than 450 days on sea); North- /Baltic Sea, Atlantic and Indian Ocean; coastal waters of Columbia, Brazil, South Korea and New Zealand

Peer-Reviewed (80)

2020 ()

Capperucci R, Kubicki A, Holler P, Bartholomä A (2020) Does a sidescan sonar work for habitat mapping in 70 cm water depth? Effectiveness and Efficiency of acoustic techniques in extreme shallow water intertidal environments, in comparison with multispectral remote sensing tools. Geo Marine Letters, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-020-00639-7.

2019 (4)

Becker L, Bartholomä A, Singer A, Bischof K, Coers S, Kröncke I (2019) Small-scale distribution modeling of benthic species in a protected natural hard ground area in the German North Sea (Helgoländer Steingrund). Geo Marine Letters, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-019-00598-8.

Bartholomä A, Capperucci R, Becker L, Battershill C (2019) Hydrodynamics and hydroacoustic mapping of a benthic seafloor in a coarse grain habitat of the German Bight. Geo Marine Letters, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-019-00599-7.

Held Ph, Bartholomä-Schrottke K, Bartholomä A (2019) Indications for the transistion of Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities into propagating internal waves in a high turbid estuary and their effect on the stratification stability. Geo-Marine Letters, 39, 2, 149-159. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-019-00564-4

Boxberg F, Asendorf S, Bartholomä A, Schnetger B, de Lange W, Hebbeln D (2019) Historical anthropogenic heavy metal input to the south-eastern North Sea, p. 1-14, Open Access, Geo Marine Letters, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-019-00592-0

2018 (2)

Restrepo J C, Schrottke K, Traini, Bartholomä A, Ospino S, Ortíza J C, Otero L, Orejarena A (2018) Estuarine and sediment dynamics in a microtidal tropical estuary of high fluvial discharge: Magdalena River (Colombia, South America). Mar Geol., 398, 86-98.

Kröncke I, Becker L, Badewien Th H, Bartholomä A, Schulz A-Ch, Zielinski O (2018) Near- and Offshore Macrofauna Communities and Their Physical Environment in a South-Eastern North Sea Sandy Beach System. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5, 497, 10.3389/fmars.2018.00497.

2017 (6)

Gutperlet R, Capperucci RM, Bartholomä A, Kröncke I (2017) Relationships between spatial patterns of macrofauna communities, sediments and hydroacoustic backscatter data in a highly heterogeneous and anthropogenic altered environment. Journal of Sea Research, 121, 33-46, doi: 10.1016/j.seares.2017.01.005

Beck M, Reckhardt A, Amelsberg J, Bartholomä A., Brumsack H-J, Cypionka H, Dittmar T, Engelen B, Greskowiak J, Hillebrand H, Holtappels M, Neuholz R, Köster J, Kuypers M M M, Massmann G, Meier D, Niggemann J, Paffrath R, Pahnke K, Rovo S, Striebel M, Vandieken V, Wehrmann A, Zielinski O (2017) The drivers of biogeochemistry in beach ecosystems: A cross-shore transect from the dunes to the low-water line. Marine Chemistry, 190, 35-50.

Biondo M, Bartholomä A (2017) A multivariate analytical method to characterize sediment attributes from high-frequency acoustic backscatter and ground-truthing data (Jade Bay, German North Sea coast). Continental Shelf Research. 138 (04/2017), 65-80, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2016.12.011.

Krämer K, Holler P, Herbst G, Bratek A, Ahmerkamp S, Neumann A, Bartholomä A , van Beusekom J E E, Holtappels M, Winter Ch (2017) Abrupt emergence of a large pockmark field in the German Bight, south-eastern North Sea. Scientific Reports 7, 5150. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05536-1.

Holler, P., Markert, E., Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R., Hass, C.H., Kröncke, I., Mielk, F., Reimers, C.H. (2017) Tools to evaluate seafloor integrity: comparison of multi-device acoustic seafloor classifications for benthic macrofauna-driven patterns in the German Bight, southern North Sea. Geo-Mar Lett, 37 (2), 93-109.

Hass Ch, Mielck F, Fiorentino D, Papenmeier S., Holler P, Bartholomä A (2017) Seafloormonitoring west of Helgoland (German Bight, North Sea) using the acoustic ground discrimination system RoxAnn. Geo-Mar Lett (2017) 37:125–136, DOI 10.1007/s00367-016-0483-1.

2016 (4)

Adolph W, Jung R, Schmidt A, Ehlers M, Heipke C, Bartholomä A, Farke H (2016) Integration of TerraSAR-X, RapidEye and airborne lidar for remote sensing of intertidal bedforms on the upper flats of Norderney (German Wadden Sea). Geo-Marine Letters, 37, 193-205, 10.1007/s00367-016-0485-z.

Adolph W, Schückel U, Chang S S, Jung R, Bartholomä A, Ehlers M, Kröncke I, Lehner S, Farke H (2016) Monitoring spatiotemporal trends in intertidal bedforms of the German Wadden Sea in 2009-2015 with TerraSAR-X, including links with sediments and benthic macrofauna. Geo-Marine Letters, 37, 79-91, 10.1007/s00367-016-0478-y.

Meyer J, Kröncke I, Bartholomä A, Dippner J W, Schückel U (2016) Long-term changes in species composition of demersal fish and epibenthic species in the Jade area (German Wadden Sea/Southern North Sea) since 1972, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 181, 284-293; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2016.08.047.

Kubicki A, Kösters F, Bartholomä A (2016) Dune convergence/divergence controlled by residual current vortices in the Jade tidal channel, south-eastern North Sea. Geo-Mar Lett, 37 (02/2017), (1),47-74, DOI 10.1007/s00367-016-0470-6.

2015 (5)

Reckhardt A, Beck M, Seidel M, Riedel Th, Wehrmann A, Bartholomä A, Schnetger B, Dittmar T, Brumsack H-J (2015) Carbon, nutrient and trace metal cycling in sandy sediments: A comparison of high-energy beaches and backbarrier tidal flats, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 159, 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.025.

Gutperlet R, Capperucci R M, Reiss H, Bartholomä A, Kröncke I (2015) Benthic biodiversity changes in response to dredging activities during the construction of a deep-water port. Mar. Biodiv.1/2015; doi 10.1007/s12526-014-0298-0

Bartholdy J, Ernstsen V, Flemming B, Winter C, Bartholomä A, Kroon A (2015) On the formation of current ripples. Scientific reports, 5.DOI: 10.1038/srep11390

Schrottke, K und Bartholomä, A (2015) Schliessen von Datenlücken und Verbesserung der Messmethoden. Die Küste, 83, 103-116.

Meilianda E, Huhn K, Alfian D, Bartholomä A, Kubicki A (2015): Variability of surface sediment re-distribution in the high-energy coastal shelf environment at German Bight, North Sea. AACL Bioflux, Vol.8 (5), 667-678.

2014 (1)

Papenmeier S, Schrottke K, Bartholomä A (2014) Over time and space changing characteristics of estuarine suspended particles in the German Weser and Elbe estuaries. Journal of Sea Research, Vol. 85, 104-115.

2013 (4)

Becker M, Schrottke K, Bartholomä A, Ernstsen V, Winter C, Hebbeln D (2013) Formation and entrainment of fluid mud layers in troughs of subtidal dunes in an estuarine turbidity zone. Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans. 118(4). 2175-2187. doi:10.1002/​jgrc.20153

Held Ph, Schrottke K, Bartholomä A (2013) Generation and Evolution of High Frequency Internal Waves in the Ems Estuary. Journ. of Sea Research, Vol 78, 25-35. doi:10.1016/j.seares.2012.12.001

Markert E, Holler P, Kröncke I, Bartholomä A (2013) Benthic habitat mapping of sorted bedforms using hydroacoustic and ground-truthing methods in a coastal area oft he German Bight/North Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science,129,94 -104.

Papenmeier S, Schrottke K, Bartholomä A, Flemming BW (2013) Sedimentological and Rheological Properties of the Water–Solid Bed Interface in the Weser and Ems Estuaries, North Sea, Germany: Implications for Fluid Mud Classification. Journal of Coastal Research, 29 (4), pp. 797-808.

2012 (4)

Flemming BW, Bartholomä A (2012) Temporal variability, migration rates, and preservation potential of subaqueous dune fields on the southeast African continental shelf. Int Assoc Sedimentol. Spec. Publ., 44, 229-248.

Meilianda, E., Alfian, D., Huhn, K., Bartholomä, A. (2012) Application of multivariate geostatistics to investigate the median grain-size distribution of the surficial sediments on the energetic shallow sandy shelf environment of the Spiekeroog Island of the German Bight, North Sea. Open Journal of Marine Science, 2012, 2, 103-118, doi:10.4236/ojms.2012.24014 Published Online October 2012 (http://www.SciRP.org/journal/ojms)

Papenmeier, S., Schrottke, K., Bartholomä, A. and Flemming., B.W. (2012) Sedimentological and rheological properties of the water-solid bed interface in the Weser and Ems estuaries, North Sea, Germany: Implications for fluid mud classification. Journal of Coastal Research, online published p. 121130055139007 30.11.2012, doi: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-11-00144.1, hdl:10013/epic.40839

Son Ch. S., Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A., Chun, S. S. (2012) Long-Term Changes In Morphology and Textural Sediment Characteristics In Response To Energy Variation On Shoreface-Connected Ridges Off the East Frisian Barrier-Island Coast, Southern North Sea Journal of Sedimentary Research, June 2012, v. 82, p. 385-399, doi:10.2110/jsr.2012.33

2011 (6)

Ernstsen, V. B. , Lefebvre A. , Bartholdy J. , Bartholomä A. and Winter C. (2011) Spatiotemporal height variations of large-scale bedforms in the Grådyb tidal inlet channel (Denmark): a case study on coastal system impact. J. Coast. Res.,Spec. Iss. 64, ICS 2011 Proc., 756-760.

Bartholomä, A., Holler, P., Schrottke, K. and Kubicki, A. (2011) Acoustic habitat mapping in the German Wadden Sea – Comparison of hydro-acoustic devices. J. Coast. Res.,Spec. Iss. 64, ICS 2011 Proc., 1-5.

Kubiki, A. & Bartholomä, A. (2011) Sediment dynamics in the Jade tidal channel prior to port construction, southeastern North Sea. J. Coast. Res.,Spec. Iss. 64, ICS 2011 Proc., 771-775.

Papenmeier, S., Schrottke, K., Bartholomä, A. (2011). Total volume concentration and size distribution of suspended matter at sites affected by water injection dredging of subaqueous dunes in the German Weser Estuary. Coastline Reports Vol 2010-16: 71-76.

Son, Ch.-S., Flemming, B.W. and Bartholomä, A. (2011): Evidence for sediment recirculation on an ebb-tidal delta of the East Frisian barrier-island system, southern North Sea. Geo Mar. Letts., 31 (2), 87-100.

Eichfeld, I., Bartholomä, A., Beck, M., Bungenstock, F., Freund, H., Karle, M., Kröncke, I., Schückel, U., Siegmüller, A., Silinski, A., Stratmann, V., Wehrmann, A., u. Wartenberg, W., 2010: The Jade Bay Project – a summary of targets and planned activities. Wadden Sea Ecosystem 26, 189–192.

2010 (3)

Bartholdy, J., B.W. Flemming, V.B. Ernstsen, C. Winter and A. Bartholomä (2010): Hydraulic roughness over simple subaqueous dunes. Geo-Marine Letters, 30(1): 63-76.

Bartholdy, J., V.B. Ernstsen, B.W. Flemming, C. Winter and A. Bartholomä (2010): A simple model of bedform migration. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol 35, no. 10, 1211-1220.

Papenmeier, S., Schrottke, K., Bartholomä, A., Steege, V. (2010). Wirkungskontrolle von Wasserinjetkionsbaggerungen auf subaquatischen Dünenfeldern in der Unterweser auf der Basis von hydroakustischen, optischen und laseroptischen Messungen. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Erweiterte Zusammenfassungen der Jahrestagung 2009 (Oldenburg), Hardegsen, 6 S.

2009 (6)

Bartholdy J, Flemming BW, Ernstsen V, Winter C, Bartholomä A (2009) Hydraulic roughness over simple subaqueous dunes. Geo-Mar Lett, DOI 10.1007/s00367-009-0153-7

Bartholomä A, Kubicki A, Badewien Th H, Flemming BW. (2009) Suspended sediment transport in the German Wadden Sea – seasonal variations and extreme events. Ocean Dyn., Spec Iss., 59, 213-225, DOI 10.1007/s10236-009—0193-6

Badewien Th H, Zimmer E, Bartholomä A, Reuter R (2009) Towards a continuous long-term measurement of suspended particulate matter (SPM) in turbid coastal waters. Ocean Dyn., Spec Iss., 59, 227-238, DOI:10.1007/s10236-009-0183-8

Reuter R., Badewien TH, Bartholomä A, Braun A., Lübben A, Rullkötter J (2009) A hydrographic time-series station in the Wadden Sea (southern North Sea). Ocean Dyn., Spec Iss., 59, 195-211, DOI 10.1007/s10236-009-0196-3.

Staneva J, Stanev E, Wolff J-O, Badewien T, Reuter R, Flemming BW, Bartholomä A, Bolding K (2009) Hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics in the German Bight: A focus on observations and numerical modelling. Continental Shelf Research, 29 (1), 302-319.

Svenson C., Ernstsen V.B., Winter C. Bartholomä A. Hebbeln D. (2009) Tide-driven sediment variations on a large compound dune in the Jade tidal inlet channel, Southeastern North Sea. J. Coast. Res.,Spec. Iss. 56, ICS 2009 Proc., 361-365.

2008 (6)

Bartholdy J, Ernstsen VB, Flemming BW, Winter C, Bartholomä A (2008) On the development of a bedform migration model. In: Parsons D, Garlan T, Best J (eds) Marine and River Dune Dynamics, pp 9-16.

Bartholomä, A., K. Schrottke and C. Winter (2008) Sand wave dynamics: Surfing between assumptions and facts. In: Parsons, D., T. Garlan and J. Best (eds) Marine and River Dune Dynamics, p. 17-24

Karle, M. & Bartholomä, A. (2008) Saltmarsh sediments as natural resources for dyke construction – sediment recycling in clay pits. – Senck. Marit., 38/2, 83-92.

Schwarzer, K., Ricklefs, K., Bartholomä, A, Zeiler, M., (2008) Geological development of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Die Küste, 74, 1-17.

Zeiler, M., Schwarzer, K. , Bartholomä, A. Ricklefs, K. (2008) Seabed Morphology and Sediment Dynamics. – Die Küste, 74, 31-44.

Wang, L., Winter, C., Schrottke, K., Hebbeln, D. and Bartholomä, A. (2008): Modelling of estuarine fluid mud evolution in troughs of large subaequous dunes. In: Zanke, U. and A. Roland (editors), Proceedings of the Chinese-German Joint Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering, August 24-30, 2008, Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 369-376.

2007 (6)

Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (2007). Progressive grain-size sorting along an intertidal energy gradient. In: Flemming, B.W. & Hartmann, D. (eds), From particle size to sediment dynamics. Proceeding of a Workshop, 15-18 April 2004, Hanse Institiute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst (Germany). Sedimentary Geology (Spec. Issue) 202: 464-472. doi:10.1016/j.sedgeo.2007.03.010

Chang, T.S., Flemming, B.W. and Bartholomä, A. (2007). Distinction between sortable silts and aggregated particles in muddy intertidal sediments of the southern North Sea. In: Flemming, B.W. & Hartmann, D. (eds), From particle size to sediment dynamics. Proceeding of a Workshop, 15-18 April 2004, Hanse Institiute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst (Germany). Sedimentary Geology (Spec. Issue) 202: 453-463.

Ernstsen, V.B., Becker, M., Winter, C., Bartholomä, A., Flemming, B.W. & Bartholdy, J. (2007). Bedload transport in an inlet channel during s tidal cycle. In: Dohmen-Janssen, C.M. & Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (eds), River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics. RCEM 2007, University of Twente, Enschede (NL), Proceedings, pp. 351-358.

Stanev, E.V., Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A., Staneva, J.V. & Wolff, J.-O. (2007). Vertical circulation in shallow tidal inlets and back-barrier basins. Continental Shelf Research 27: 798-831.

Winter, C., Becker, M., Ernstsen, V., Bartholomä, A., Flemming BW, Hebbeln, D., Lunau, M. (2007) In-situ observation of aggregate dynamics in a tidal channel using acoustics-, laser diffraction-, and optics – Journal of Coastal Research, SI 50, 1173-1177.

Winter, C., Katoshevski, D., Bartholomä, A., Flemming, B.W. (2007) Grouping dynamics of suspended matter in tidal channels – Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, doi:10.1029/2005JC003423,

2006 (9)

Bartholomä, A. (2006): Acoustic bottom detection and seabed classification in the German Bight.- Geo Mar. Lett., 26, (3), 177-184, doi: 10.1007/s00367-006-0030-6.

Chang, T.S., Bartholomä, A. and Flemming, B.W. (2006): Seasonal dynamics of fine-grained sediments in a back-barrier tidal basin of the German Wadden Sea (southern North Sea).- Jour. Coastal Res., 22, (2), 328-338, doi:10.2112/03-0085.1.

Chang, T.S., Flemming, B.W., Tilch, E., Bartholomä, A. and Wöstmann R. (2006): Late Holocene stratigraphic evolution of a back-barrier tidal basin in the East Frisian Wadden Sea, southern North Sea. transgressiv deposition and its preservation potentional.- Facies, 52, No.3, 329-340, doi:10.1007/s10347-006-0080-2.

Chang TS, Joerdel O, Flemming BW, Bartholomä A (2006) The role of particle aggregation/disaggregation in muddy sediment dynamics and seasonal sediment turnover in a back-barrier tidalbasin, East Frisian Wadden Sea, southern North Sea.. Marine Geology 235: 49-61.

Ernstsen, V.B., Noormets, R. Hebbeln, D. Bartholomä, A. and Flemming, BW. (2006): Precision of high resolution multibeam echo sounding coupled with high-accuracy positioning in a shallow water coastal environment.- Geo Mar. Lett., 26 (3), 141-149, doi: 10.1007/s00367-006-0025-3.

Ernstsen, V.B., Noormets, R. Hebbeln, D., Winter, Ch. Bartholomä, A. Flemming, BW. and Bartholdy, J. (2006): Quantification of dune dynamics during a tidal cycle in an inlet channel of the Danish Wadden Sea.- Geo Mar. Lett., 26 (3), 151-163, doi: 10.1007/s00367-006-0026-2.

Noormets, R. Ernstsen, V.B., Bartholomä, A., Flemming, BW. and Hebbeln, D. (2006): Implications of bedform dimensions for the prediction of local scour in tidal inlets: a case study from the southern North Sea.- Geo Mar. Lett., 26 (3), 165-176, doi: 10.1007/s00367-006-0029-z.

Schrottke, K. Becker, M., Bartholomä, A., Flemming, BW. and Hebbeln, D. (2006): Fluid dynamics in the Weser estuary turbidity zone tracked by high-resolution side-scan sonar and parametric sub-bottom profiler.- Geo Mar. Lett., 26 (3), 185-198, doi: 10.1007/s00367-006-0027-1.

Winter, Ch. and Bartholomä, A. (2006): Coastal dynamics and human impact: south-eastern North Sea, an overview.- Geo Mar. Lett., 26 (3), 125-132, doi: 10.1007/s00367-006-0024-4.

2005 (6)

Bartholdy, J., Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A. & Ernstsen, V.B. (2005): Flow and grain size control of depth-independent simple subaqueous dunes. J. Geophys. Res. – Earth Surface, Vol. 110, F04S16, doi:10.1029/2004JF000183.

Ernstsen, V.B., Noormets, R., Winter, C., Bartholomä, A., Flemming, B.W. & Bartholdy, J. (2005): Development of subaqueous barchanoid dunes due to lateral flow and grain size variability in a tidal inlet channel of the Danish Wadden Sea. J. Geophys. Res. 110, F04S08, doi: 10.1029/2004JF000180.

Schrottke, K., Becker, M.& Bartholomä, A. (2005): Bed Mobility in the Weser Estuary Turbidity Zone – Hydro International, Vol. 9, No. 7, 27-29.

Schrottke, K., Bartholomä, A. & Stegmann, S. (2005): Sedimentkartierung des Weser-Ästuars auf Basis hydroakustischer Messungen. – Schriftenreihe des DVW Band 47: 45-51.

Bartholomä, A. (2005): Ermittlung von Sedimenttransport und Morphodynamik mit akustischen Methoden in der Nordsee. – Schriftenreihe des DVW Band 47: 261-264.

Wienberg, C. & Bartholomä, A. (2005) Acoustic seabed classification of a coastal environment (outer Weser Estuary, German Bight) – a new approach to monitor dredging and dredge spoil disposal, J Continental Shelf Res, 25, 1143-1156.

2004 (1)

Bartholomä, A., Ernstsen, V.B., Flemming, B.W. & Bartholdy, J. (2004): Bedform dynamics and net sediment transport paths over a flood-ebb tidal cycle in the Grådyb channel (Denmark), determined by high-resolution multi-beam echosounding.- Danish J. Geogr., 104: 45-55.

2002 (2)

Bartholdy, J., Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (2002): Grain-size control of large compound flow-transverse bedforms in a tidal inlet of the Danish Wadden Sea.- Mar. Geol., 188: 391-413.

Joerdel, O., Bartholomä, A. and Flemming, B.W. (2002): Wave measurements using an ADCP?- The method and first results from the East Frisian Wadden Sea.- In Turla, T. (Eds.) (2002): Hydro 2002- Papers of the 17th Hydrographic Days 2002; The Hydrographic Special Publication, 46, 340-346

1998 (1)

Bartholomä, A., Ibbeken, H. & Schleyer, R. (1998): Modification of gravel during longshore transport (Bianco Beach, Calabria, Southern Italy.- Jour. Sedimentary Research 68 (1): 138-147.

1997 (1)

Flemming, B.W. & Bartholomä, A. (1997): Response of the Wadden Sea to a rising sea level: a predictive empirical model.- German J. Hydrogr., 49: 343-353.

1996 (1)

Delafontaine, M.T., Bartholomä, A., Flemming, B.W. & Kurmis, R. (1996): Volume-specific dry POC mass in surficial intertidal sediments: A comparison between biogenic muds and adjacent sand flats.- Senckenbergiana maritima, 26: 167-178.

1992 (1)

Diepenbroek, M., Bartholomä, A. & Ibbeken, H. (1992): How round is round? A new approach to the topic roundness by Fourier grain shape analysis.- Sedimentology, 39: 411-422.

 

Contributions to Books (11)

2015 (1)

Wehrmann, A. & Bartholomä, A. (2015): Meeresgeologie. In: Olderburger Landesverein für Geschichte, Natur und Heimatkunde e.V. und Biologische Schutzgemeinschaft Hunte Weser-Ems (Hrsg.): Die Jade- Flusslandschaft am Jadebusen, Isensee Verlag, Oldenburg, ISBN-978-3-7308-1075-0, 471 S..

2013 (3)

Bartholomä, A, Dittmann, T, Exo, K-M, Flemming, BW, Karle, M. Kröncke, I. Metzing, D & Vöge, S (2013) Die Kleipütte Petersgroden. In: III Oldenburgischer Deichband (Hrsg.) : Wiederverlandung einer Pütte – Forschungsergebnisse zu Chancen und Risiken von Kleientnahmen in Salzwiesen für den Deichbau. 61-67 ,KomReGis, Oldenburg, 217p, ISBN 978-3-938501-35-1.

Bartholomä, A, Karle, M. Flemming, BW, & Tilch, E (2013) Eine Kleipütte verlandet – Morphologie und Sedimente. In: III Oldenburgischer Deichband (Hrsg.) : Wiederverlandung einer Pütte – Forschungsergebnisse zu Chancen und Risiken von Kleientnahmen in Salzwiesen für den Deichbau. 68-88 ,KomReGis, Oldenburg, 217p, ISBN 978-3-938501-35-1.

Bartholomä, A, Bunje, J, Dittmann, T, Exo, K-M, Karle, M. Metzing, D, Südbeck, P & Vöge, S (2013) Synthese – Bewertung der ökologischen Verträglichkeit von Pütten. In: III Oldenburgischer Deichband (Hrsg.) : Wiederverlandung einer Pütte – Forschungsergebnisse zu Chancen und Risiken von Kleientnahmen in Salzwiesen für den Deichbau. 186-209 ,KomReGis, Oldenburg, 217p, ISBN 978-3-938501-35-1.

2006 (1)

Bartholomä, A., Flemming, B.W. (2006): Übergang zwischen Land und Meer. – in Look, E.R. & Feldmann (Eds.) Fazination Geologie – Die bedeutendsten Geotope Deutschlands – SchweizerBartsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, 18-19.

2003 (1)

Flemming, B.W. & Bartholomä, A. (2003): Sedimentation und Erosion an der Nordseeküste.- In: Lozán, J.L., Rachor, E., Reise, K., Sündermann, J. & Westernhagen, H. von (Eds), Warnsignale aus Nordsee & Wattenmeer – Eine aktuelle Umweltbilanz. Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen/GEO, Hamburg, p. 57-60.

2000 (3)

Bartholomä, A., Flemming, B.W. & Delafontaine, M.T. (2000): Mass balancing the turnover of mud and sand in the vicinity of an intertidal mussel bank in the German Wadden Sea (southern North Sea).- In: Flemming, B.W., Delafontaine, M.T. & Liebezeit, G. (eds), Muddy Coast Dynamics and Resource Management. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, pp. 85-106.

Delafontaine, M.T., Flemming, B.W. & Bartholomä, A. (2000). Mass balancing the turnover of POC in mud and sand on a back-barrier tidal flat (southern North Sea).- In: Flemming, B.W., Delafontaine, M.T. & Liebezeit, G. (eds), Muddy Coast Dynamics and Resource Management. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, pp. 107-124.

Mai, S. & Bartholomä, A.: (2000): The missing mud flats of the Wadden Sea: a reconstruction of sediments and accomodation space lost in the wake of land reclamation.- In: Flemming, B.W., Delafontaine, M.T. & Liebezeit, G. (2000): Muddy coast dynamics and resource management.- Proceedings in marine science, ELSEVIER-Verlag Amsterdam, 257-272.

1999 (1)

Bartholomä, A. (1999): Zur historischen und künftigen Entwicklung der Morphologie des ostfriesischen Wattenmeers.- Umweltatlas Wattenmeer, Bd. 2 Zwischen Elb- und Emsmündung, Ulmer Verlag Stuttgart, 18-19.

1995 (1)

Flemming, B.W. & Bartholomä, A. [Hrsg.] (1995): Tidal Signatures in Modern and Ancient Sediments.- Special Publication of Int. Asc. Sed., 24, Blackwell Science: 358 S.; Oxford , U.K..

 

Journals and Reports (non peer reviewed) (25)

2020 (1)

Bartholomä A., Capperucci R., Bungenstock F., Schaumann R., Toebrock L, Enters D., Wehrmann A., Drews E. (2020) Rekonstruktion versunkener Landschaften im ostfriesischen Wattenmeer – Ergebnisse aus den geophysikalischen Messungen und Kernbohrungen im Projekt WASA. Nachrichten des Marschenrates, 57, 61-69.

2014 (2)

Bartholomä A. & Capperucci R. (2014): Fernerkundung zur Klassifizierung und Bewertung von Seeböden und Habitaten. Nachrichten des Marschenrates, Heft 51, S 58-63.

Winter C, Herrling G, Bartholomä A, Capperucci R, Callies U, Heipke C, Schmidt A, Hillebrand H, Reimers C, Bremer P, Weiler R. 2014. Wissenschaftliche Konzepte für ein Monitoring des ökologischen Zustands des deutschen Küstenmeeres. Wasser und Abfall 07-08/2014; 21-26

2011 (1)

Schrottke, K., Bartholomä, A., und Papenmeier, S. (2011) Auswirkungen von WI-Baggerungen subaquatischer Dünen auf die Sedimentcharakteristik und –dynamik der gewässersohle in der Tideweser. In: Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde BfG (Hrsg.) 2011: Umweltauswirkungen von Wasserinjektionsbaggerungen, (2), Koblenz, 42-54.

2006 (2)

Lang, St., Bartholomä, A., Hoppe, A. & Lerch, Ch. (2006): Einblicke in den Unetergrund-Flachseismik auf dem Main – Natur und Museum, 136(1/2): 15-19.

Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (2006): Den Gezeiten auf der Spur- Exponat des Monats Oktober 2006.- Natur und Museum, 136(9/10): 227-229.

2005 (3)

Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A. (Hrgs.) (2005): Untersuchungen zur ökologischen Entwicklung bei der Wiederverlandung einer Kleipütte im Aussendeich bei Petersgroden (Jadebusen), 1. Dangaster Gespräche. – Berichte Forschungszentrum Terramare, Vol. 14, 67 S..

Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A. (2005): Schlicksedimentation und Salzwiesenentwicklung.- in: Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A. (Hrgs.) (2005): Untersuchungen zur ökologischen Entwicklung bei der Wiederverlandung einer Kleipütte im Aussendeich bei Petersgroden (Jadebusen), 1. Dangaster Gespräche. – Berichte Forschungszentrum Terramare, Vol. 14, 8-11.

Bartholomä, A., Karle, M. & Tilch. E. (2005): Morphodynamik und Sediemntologie.- in: Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A. (Hrgs.) (2005): Untersuchungen zur ökologischen Entwicklung bei der Wiederverlandung einer Kleipütte im Aussendeich bei Petersgroden (Jadebusen), 1. Dangaster Gespräche. – Berichte Forschungszentrum Terramare, Vol. 14, 12-20.

2002 (1)

Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A., Irion, G., Kröncke, I. & Wehrmann, A. (2002): Naturraum Wattenmeer.- Akad. Geowiss. Hannover, Veröffentl., 20: 150-159.

2001 (4)

Bartholomä, A. & Tilch, E. (2001): Morphodynamik und Sedimentologie. In: Flemming, B.W. (Hrsg.) (2001). Untersuchung der ökologischen Entwicklung einer Aussendeichskleipütte als Ergänzung der quantitativen Beweissicherung des Wiederverlandungsprozesses. Erster Zwischenbericht. Senckenberg am Meer, Bericht 01-1, 1-17.

Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (2001a): 25 Jahre Meeresforschung mit FK „Senckenberg“. Vom Gebrauchsfahrzeug zum Multifunktionsschiff.- Natur und Museum, 131(10): 329-341.

Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (2001b): Exponat des Monats November: Probennahme am Meeresboden.- Natur und Museum, 131(11): 412-413.

Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A. & Niedermeyer, R.-O. (2001): Rendezvous im Bodden. 10 Jahre Kooperation mit der Universität Greifswald.- Natur und Museum, 131(10): 341-350.

1999 (1)

Walter, U. Delafontaine, M.T., Henning, D., Bartholomä, A., Flemming, B.W. & Minhorst. A. (1999): Sublitorale Muschelkulturen in der Jade: Wachstum von Mytilus edulis L., Hydrographie, Sedimentologie und Benthosbesiedlung – Ein Projekt der Niedersächsischen Wattenmeerstiftung- Endbericht 1996-1999.- Forschungszentrum Terramare Berichte, Nr. 10, 69S..

1998 (4)

Flemming. B. & Bartholomä, A. (1998): Die Gezeiten – Ursachen und Erscheinungsformen.- In: Türkay. M. (Hrsg.): Wattermeer.- Kleine Senckenbergreihe 29: 3-9.

Flemming. B. & Bartholomä, A. (1998): Gezeitenmerkmale in Biologie und Geologie.- In: Türkay. M. (Hrsg.): Wattermeer.- Kleine Senckenbergreihe 29: 11-14.

Flemming. B., Bartholomä, A. & Mai, S. (1998): Sedimentzonierung im Ostfriesischen Wattenmeer.- In: Türkay. M. (Hrsg.): Wattermeer.- Kleine Senckenbergreihe 29: 21-24.

Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (1999): Exponat des Monats: Schallbilder vom Meeresgrund. Natur und Museum, 130 (1): 20-22.

1996 (1)

Flemming, B.W., Bartholomä, A., Ramsay, P., Schuhmann, E., Smith, A., & Wehrmann, A. (1996): Marine Geoscience M33/3.- In: Lochte, K., Halbach, P. & Flemming, B.W.[Hrsg.]: Biogeochemical fluxes in the Deep Sea and investigations of geological structures in the Indian Ocean; Cruise No. 33 from 22.09.-30.12.1995.- Meteor-Berichte 96-5, Inst. Für Meereskunde der Universität Hamburg: 100-115.

1995 (1)

Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (1995): Zur Sedimentdynamik in den ostfriesischen Rückseitenwatten und den Veränderungen durch natürliche und anthropogene Einflüsse.- In: Schutzgemeinschaft Deutsche Nordseeküste [Hrsg]: Klimaänderung und Küste 1995.- Schutzgemeinschaft Deutsche Nordseeküste, 9: 70-89.

1994 (3)

Bartholomä, A., Boysen-Ennen, E., Delafontaine, M.T., Flemming, B.W., Hertweck, G., Kröncke, I. & Türkay, M. (1994): Zur Elastizität makrofaunistischer biosedimentärer Systeme im Spiekerooger Watt: Wechselwirkung zwischen Organismen, Sediment und Wasserkörper.- In: Umweltbundesamt [Hrsg.]: Ber. aus der ÖSF. Wattenmeer, 4: 98-100.

Bartholomä, A. & Flemming, B.W. (1994): Massenbilanz und Transportsortierung der Sedimente der Gröninger Plate.- In: Umweltbundesamt [Hrsg.]: Ber. aus der ÖSF. Wattenmeer, 4: 218-220.

Flemming, B.W., Delafontaine, M.T. & Bartholomä, A. (1994): Morphodynamics and mass balances of biodeposition in a back barrier mussel bank (Spiekeroog, southern North Sea).- In: Umweltbundesamt [Hrsg.]: Ber. aus der ÖSF. Wattenmeer, 4: 98-100.

1993 (1)

Bartholomä, A., 1993. Zeitliche Variabilität und räumliche Inhomogenität in den Substrateigenschaften und der Zoobenthosbesiedlung im Umfeld von Miesmuschelbänken. D. Hydrodynamik. Berichte Senckenberg am Meer 93/1, pp. 117–123.

Ines Bruns
Ines Bruns
Scientist

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Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ines_Bruns

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3864-7283

since 01/2018 

Research associate in the project Akustische Seebodenklassifizierung in der  südlichen  Nordsee (ASKAWZ) (“Acoustic seafloor classification in the southern North Sea, ASKAWZ“) in the research group Marine Sedimentology at Senckenberg am Meer, Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

 

PhD-Student at the University of Bremen, Faculty of Geosciences 

PhD project: Hydro-acoustic characterization of trawl marks in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (North Sea) as a function of sediment properties

10/2013 10/2017       
Master of Science (M. Sc.) Geosciences at the University of Bremen

Title of the Master Thesis: Identification and correlation of storm deposits in peats of the Coastal Holocene in the area of the Jade Bay, southern North Sea 

10/2009 10/2013       
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) Geosciences at the University of Bremen

Title of the Bachelor Thesis: Clastic seams in the intercalated peats of the Coastal Holocene in Lower Saxony

Research topics

  • Hydro-acoustic techniques
  • Recent sedimentology of the southern North Sea
  • Sedimentological record of the Coastal Holocene in Lower Saxony

BRUNS, I., BUNGENSTOCK, F., WOLTERS, S. & FREUND, H., (2015): Klastische Lagen in eingeschalteten Torfen im niedersächsischen Küstenholozän Anzeiger für synsedentäre oder postsendentäre Einzelereignisse. Siedlungs- und Küstenforschung im südlichen Nordseegebiet, Band 38, pp. 257-296.

Reports

Holler, P., Bruns, I. (2020): Acoustic Seafloor Classification of the German EEZ- Impact of sediment types, bioturbation, and natural and man-made seabed features on hydroacoustic images, Cruise No. HE544, 14.10.2019 30.10.2019, Bremerhaven (Germany) Bremerhaven (Germany). Gutachterpanel Forschungsschiffe, 49 pp., DOI: https://doi.org/10.2312/cr_he544 

Holler, P., Neumann, A., Bruns, I. (2019): Acoustic Seafloor Classification of the German EEZ- Impact of sediment types, bioturbation, and natural and man-made seabed features on hydroacoustic images, Cruise No. AL520-2, 20.03.2019 04.04.2019, Cuxhaven (Germany) Cuxhaven (Germany), ASKAWZ IV. Gutachterpanel Forschungsschiffe, 29 pp., DOI: https://doi.org/10.2312/cr_al520_2

Ruggero Capperucci
Dr. Ruggero Capperucci
Scientist

Professional experience

2007 – Teacher in a professional technical institute, holder of a chair in Mathematic and Natural Sciences, Ariccia, Italy

2008 – Research assistant for seismic prospections and sediment core sampling. CoNISMa (National Interuniversity Consortium For Marine Sciences), Rome, Italy

2008 – Research assistant for processing of multibeam and HR reflection seismic data. Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

2009-2010 – Research assistant for hydroacoustic data collection and processing for geohazard definition and mapping along the Italian coasts (MAGIC Project http://www.magicproject.it/). CNR-IGAG, (National Research Council, Institute of Environmental Geology and Geoengineering), Rome, Italy

2010-2012 – PhD Student within the International Research Training Group INTERCOAST – ‘Integrated Coastal Zone and Shelf Sea Research’. University of Bremen, Germany – University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand (https://www.marum.de/Ausbildung-Karriere/INTERCOAST.html)

2012-2015 – Research assistant for hydroacoustic and in-situ data collection and processing for marine habitat mapping (WIMO Project http://wimo-nordsee.de/). Senckenberg am Meer, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

from 2016 – Research assistant for hydroacoustic and in-situ data collection and processing within the WASA Project (https://nihk.de/index.php?id=483). Senckenberg am Meer, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Education

1995 – High school degree (Classical studies)

2007 – MSc Degree in Geological science (Hons)

2020 – PhD degree

Expertise and in field activities

Chief Scientist in more than 30 surveys in Italy, Germany, New Zealand. Main activities: geophysical-hydroacoustic data collection (multibeam, singlebeam, side-scan sonar, CTD, ADCP, sub-bottom and boomer seismics), UW photo and video record, sediment sampling (Shipek, Van Veen, McEntyre, box corer, vibrocorer), biological sampling (Van Veen), RTK measurements.

Scientific crew member in more than 30 surveys. 

Lecturer for Bachelor and Master courses in cooperation with the University of Bremen

Supervisor of Bachelor and Master students

 

Capperucci, R.M., Kubicki, A., Holler, P., Bartholomä, A., Does a sidescan sonar work for habitat mapping in 70 cm water depth? Effectiveness and Efficiency of acoustic techniques in extreme shallow water intertidal environments, in comparison with multispectral remote sensing tools. Manuscript in review for publication in Geo Marine Letters.

Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M, Becker, L., Coers, S.I.I., Battershill, C.N. 2019. Hydrodynamics and hydroacoustic mapping of a benthic seafloor in a coarse grain habitat of the German Bight, Geo Marine Letters, in press.

Gutperlet, R., Capperucci, R.M., Bartholomä, A., Kröncke, I. 2017.  Relationships between spatial patterns of macrofauna communities, sediments and hydroacoustic backscatter data in a highly heterogeneous and anthropogenic altered environment. Journal of Sea Research, 121, 33-46.

Holler, P., Markert, E., Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M., Hass, H.C., Kröncke, I., Mielck, F., Reimers, H.C. 2016. Tools to evaluate seafloor integrity: comparison of multi-device acoustic seafloor classifications for benthic macrofauna-driven patterns in the German Bight, southern North Sea. Geo-Mar Lett., 37 (2), 1-17, doi: 10.1007/s00367-016-0488-9

Gutperlet, R., Capperucci, R.M., Bartholomä, A., Kröncke, I. 2015. Benthic biodiversity changes in response to dredging activities during the construction of a deep-water port. Marine Biodiversity, 45 (4), 819-839. Doi: 10.1007/s12526-014-0298-0

Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M., 2014. Fernerkundung zur Klassifizierung und Bewertung von Seeböden und Habitaten. Marschenrat zur Förderung der Forschung im Küstengebiet der Nordsee, 51, 58-63. ISSN 0931-5373

Winter, C., Herrling, G., Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M., Callies, U., Heipke, C., Schmidt, A., Hillebrand, H., Reimers, C., Bremer, P., Weiler, R. 2014. Wissenschaftliche Konzepte für ein Monitoring des ökologischen Zustands des deutschen Küstenmeeres. Wasser und Abfall 07-08/2014; 21-26, DOI: 10.1365/s35152-014-0685-7

Capperucci, R.M., 2013. Marine Habitat Mapping: stretching the blue marble on a map. In: Recent Impulses to Marine Science and Engineering. From coast to deepsea: multiscale approaches to marine sciences. YouMares 4 Glimpse Review. Einsporn, M., Wiedling, J., Schöttener, S. (Eds), DGM-ICBM, 178-189.

Bartholomä, A., Holler, P., Capperucci, R.M. 2012. Monitoring von sublitoralen Habitaten – Kartierung  mit hydroakustischen Methoden. – Forum der Geoökologie, 23 (3), 14 – 21. ISSN: 0939-6632

Capperucci, R.M., Bartholomä, A. 2012. Sediment vs. topographic roughness: anthropogenic effects on acoustic seabed classification. In: Leendert Dorst, L., van Dijk, T., van Ree, R., Boers, J., Brink, W., Kinneging, N., van Lancker, V., de Wulf, A., Nolte, H. (Eds), Conference Proceedings of Hydro12, Taking care of the sea, the Hydrographic Society Benelux (HSB), on behalf of the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS), Rotterdam, the Netherlands, November 2012, 23-28.

Oral presentations

Capperucci, R.M., Schaumann, R.M., Bartholomä, A., Bungenstock, F., Wehrmann, A., Enters, D. 2019. Hydroacoustic investigations and sediment core data from the Pleistocene-Holocene succession of Norderney (East Frisian Islans, German Wadden Sea). Drawned palaeo-landscapes: current archaeological and natural scientific research in the Wadden Sea and the North Sea basin, International sysmposium, HWK Delmenhorst, 19-20.09.2019

Schaumann, R.M., Capperucci, R.M., Bungenstock, F., Bartholomä, A., McCann, T., Wehrmann, A., Enters, D. 2019. Middle Pleistocene depostis as physical constraints for the development of Holocene drainage system: a casa from the backbarrier of the Norderney Island, South North Sea, Germany. Drawned palaeo-landscapes: current archaeological and natural scientific research in the Wadden Sea and the North Sea basin, International sysmposium, HWK Delmenhorst, 19-20.09.2019

Bartholomä, A., Osterloh, J., Capperucci, R.M., Bungenstock, F. 2019. Times series analysis of morphological and sediment data in the German Wadden Sea. IAS Rome 2019 – International Association of Sedimentology, 9-13 September 2019, Rome.

Capperucci, R.M., Schaumann, R.M., Bartholomä, A., Bungenstock, F., Wehrmann, A., Enters, D. 2019. Pleistocene-Holocene evolution of a barrier-island system by means of shallow acoustics and multiproxy core data. IAS Rome 2019 – International Association of Sedimentology, 9-13 September 2019, Rome.

Capperucci, R.M.,  Schaumann, R.M., Bungenstock, F., Bartholomä, A. 2018. High resolution reconstruction of the Pleistocene-Holocene depositional systems in the German Wadden Sea (Southern North Sea) by means of parametric echosounder and core data – The WASA (Wadden Sea Archive) Project. GeoBonn 2018 International Conference, Bonn, 2-6.09.2018

Bartholomä, A., Bittmann, F., Blume, K., Bungenstock, F., Capperucci, R.M., Enters, D., Haynert, K.,  Hüser, A., Kunde, T., Mascioli, F., Peis, K., Scheder, J., Schlütz, F., Siegmüller, A., Wehrmann, A., Wurpts, A., Zolitschka, B. 2017. WASA-The Wadden Sea as an archive of landscape evolution, climate change and settlement history – perspectives and preliminary results. 14th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium, 09-11.05.2017, Tønder, Denmark.

Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M., Bittmann, F., Blume, K., Bungenstock, F., Enters, D., Haynert, K.,  Hüser, A., Karle, M., Kunde, T., Mascioli, F., Peis, K., Scheder, J., Schlütz, F., Siegmüller, A., Wehrmann, A., Wurpts, A., Zolitschka, B. 2017. Reconstruction of Paleolandscapes in the East Frisian Wadden Sea – First results from subbottom and core data (WASA Project), Seabed Acoustics, 9-10.11.2017, Rostock, Germany

Bungenstock, F., Karle, M.,  Bartholomä, A., Bittmann, F., Blume, K., Capperucci, R.M., Enters, D., Haynert, K.,  Hüser, A., Kunde, T., Mascioli, F., Peis, K., Scheder, J., Schlütz, F., Wehrmann, A., Wurpts, A., Zolitschka, B. 2017. WASA-Wadden Sea Archive – a joint project focusing on landscape evolution and settlement history: perspectives and preliminary results, 35. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Meere & Küsten, 19-22.04.2017, Kiel, Germany

Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M., Holler, P. 2013. Habitat assessment with remote sensing in the eulitoral and sublitoral zone. 32. Jahrestagung des Arbeiskreises Geographie der Meere und Küsten, Apr 3-6, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Capperucci, R.M., Bartholomä, A., Renken, S., De Lange, W., 2013. Natural vs human-induced changes at the Tauranga Harbour area (New Zealand): a time-series acoustic seabed classification comparison. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013 Proceedings.

Capperucci, R.M., Holler, P., Kubicki, A., Bartholomä, A. 2013. Developing new concepts for environmental monitoring: the WIMO Project (Germany). GEOHAB 2013, International Conference on Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping, Rome, Italy, May.

Capperucci, R.M., Bartholomä, A. 2012. Sediment vs Topographic Roughness: Anthropogenic Effects on Acoustic Seabed Classification. In: Hydro12 – Taking care of the sea, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 13 – 15 November. Winner of the Golden Compass Award for the best Presentation of the Hydro12 conference.

Capperucci, R.M., Bartholomä, A., 2012. High resolution seabed classification of human impacted areas: does it work? GeoHab Conference Proceedings, Orcas Island, 1-4 May 2012.

Posters

Bittman, F., Bartholomä, A., Becker, T., Blume, K., Bungenstock, F., Capperucci, R.M., Enters, D., Heynert, K,, Hüser, A., Karle, M., Kunde, T., Lee, A.S., Mascioli, F., Peis, K., Schaumann, R., Scheder, J., Schluts, F., Siegmüller, A., Wehrmann, A., Wurpts, A., Zolitschka, B. 2019. The coastal marshes of Northwestern Germany as an archive of Holocene landscape evolution: basis for a spatial evaluation of Stone Age settlement conditions and history. Drawned palaeo-landscapes: current archaeological and natural scientific research in the Wadden Sea and the North Sea basin, International sysmposium, HWK Delmenhorst, 19-20.09.2019

Bungenstock, F., Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M., Freund, H., Karle, M. 2019. Evaluation of Holocene sea-level index points for a tidal basin of the East Frisian barrier-island coast. IAS Rome 2019 – International Association of Sedimentology, 9-13 September 2019, Rome.

Bungenstock, F., Freund, H., Bartholomä, A., Capperucci, R.M., Karle, M. 2019. The tidal basin of the East Frisian barrier island of Langeoog – Holocene sea level index points evaluated. Drawned palaeo-landscapes: current archaeological and natural scientific research in the Wadden Sea and the North Sea basin, International sysmposium, HWK Delmenhorst, 19-20.09.2019

Mikler, M., Bungenstock, F., Hoffmann, G., Irion, G., Capperucci, R.M. 2019 Stratigraphy of Pleistocene deposits based on clay mineral analysis, East Frisian Islands, German North Sea coast. Drawned palaeo-landscapes: current archaeological and natural scientific research in the Wadden Sea and the North Sea basin, International sysmposium, HWK Delmenhorst, 19-20.09.2019

Schaumann, R.M., Capperucci, R.M., Bungenstock, F., Bartholomä, A., McCann, T., Wehrmann, A., Enters, D. 2019. Sedimentological and hydroacoustic evidence of how Middle Pleistocene morphologies affect Holocene channel development in the backbarrier of the Norderney Island, South North Sea, Germany. Drawned palaeo-landscapes: current archaeological and natural scientific research in the Wadden Sea and the North Sea basin, International sysmposium, HWK Delmenhorst, 19-20.09.2019

Mielck, F. , Hass, C. , Holler, P. , Bartholomä, A. , Neumann, A. , Kröncke, I. , Reimers, H.C., Capperucci, R.M. 2016. Development and validation of hydroacoustic monitoring concepts for the coastal German Bight (SE North Sea). EGU 2016, Vienna, Austria, 17 April 2016 – 22 April 2016. hdl:10013/epic.48320

Capperucci, R.M., Adolph, W., Hodapp, D., Jung, R., Schmidt, A., Holler, P., Bartholomä, A., Ehlers, M., Sörgel, U., Hillebrand, H., Farke, H. 2013. From 630 km to the ground: a new multiscale approach to scientific habitat monitoring of intertidal and subtidal areas. GEOHAB 2013, International Conference on Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping, Rome, Italy, May.

Gutperlet, R., Capperucci, R.M., Reiss, H., Bartholomä, A., Kröncke, I. 2013. Macrofauna and sediment dynamics in a construction area. GEOHAB 2013, International Conference on Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping, May, Rome, Italy

Dr. Peter Holler
Dr.  Peter Holler
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

1975-1979 Technical University Clausthal-Zellerfeld

1979-1983 University Kiel, Diplom Geologe.

1988 University Kiel, Doctorate (Dr.rer.nat.). in Geology

Professional Experience
1983 -1984: Geological Institute, University of Kiel, Germany, Research Scientist, acquisition and interpretation of geophysical and geological data.

1984 -1985: Coastal Studies Institute, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA, DAAD Fellowship, marine geophysical data acquisition and interpretation

1985 -1992: Geological Institute University of Kiel, Germany,Research Scientist, acquisition and interpretation of geophysical and geological data, management of marine geotechnical laboratory.

1992 – 2001: OSAE Offshore Survey and Engineering Gesellschaft für Seevermessung mbH, Bremen (now FUGRO Germany Marine), Germany, Chief Scientist, scientific field supervision of marine geophysical and geological operations, interpretation of geophysical and geological data

2001 – 2003: Thales Geosolutions Group Ltd., Chessington and Aberdeen UK, Geohysicist/Chief Scientist, acquisition and interpretation of geophysical and geological data

2003 – 2005: RF Forschungsschiffahrt  GmbH, Bremen, Germany, Project Manager and Chief Scientist, System Manager onboard RV SONNE and RV METEOR

2005 – May 2007: Freelance marine Geophysicist, mainly interpretation of sidescan sonar and sub-bottom profiler data for submarine cable and pipeline routes.

Since May 2007: Senior Research Scientist at Senckenberg am Meer, Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Seafloor classification using acoustic data from multi-beam echosounder, sidescan sonar and single-beam echosounder.

Peer reviewed papers

Capperucci, R.M., Kubicki, A., Holler, P. et al. Sidescan sonar meets airborne and satellite remote sensing: challenges of a multi-device seafloor classification in extreme shallow water intertidal environments. Geo-Mar Lett 40, 117–133 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00367-020-00639-7

Krämer, K., Holler, P.,Herbst, G.,Bratek, A.,Ahmerkamp,S.,Neumann,A.,Bartholomä,A.,van Beusekom,J.E.E.,Holtappels,M.,Winter,C., (2017): Abrupt emergence of a large pockmark field in the German Bight, southeastern North Sea.- Scientific Reports, 7: 5150 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05536-1

Holler,P., Markert, E., Bartholomä,A., Capperucci,R., Hass,H.C., Kröncke, I., Mielck,F., Reimers, H.C. (2017) Tools to evaluate seafloor integrity: comparison of multi-device acoustic seafloor classifications for benthic macrofauna-driven patterns in the German Bight, southern North Sea. Geo-Marine Letters, 37, 93-109.

Hass, H.C., Mielck,F., Fiorentino,D., Papenmeier,S., Holler,P., Bartholomä,A. (2017): Seafloor monitoring west of Helgoland (German Bight, North sea using the ground discrimination system RoxAnn. Geo-Marine Letters,37,125-136.

Mielck.F., Holler,P., Bürck,D., Hass, H.C.(2015): Interannual variability of sorted bedforms in the coastal German Bight (SE North Sea). Continental Shelf Research, 111, 31-41.

Markert, E., Holler, P., Kröncke, I., Bartholomä, A, (2013): Benthic habitat mapping of sorted bedforms using hydroacoustic and ground-truthing methods in a coastal area of the German Bight/North Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 129, 94 -104.

Bartholomä, A., Holler, P., Schrottke, K. and Kubicki, A. (2011) Acoustic habitat mapping in the German Wadden Sea – Comparison of hydro-acoustic devices. J. Coast. Res., Spec. Iss. 64, ICS 2011 Proc., 1-5.

Holler, P. (1995) Arbeitsmethoden der marinen Geowissenschaften.- Enke Verlag Stuttgart, 150 pp.

von Huene, R., Bialas, J., Flueh, E., Cropp, B., Csernok, T., Fabel, E., Hoffmann, J., Emeis, K., Holler, P., Jeschke, G., Leandro, M.,C., Perez Fernandes, I., Chavarria, S.J., Florez, H. A., Escobado, Z. D., Leon, R., Barrios, L. O. (1995): Morphotectonics of the Pacific convergent margin of Costa Rica, in Mann,P., (ed) Geologic and Tectonic Development of the Caribbean Plate Boundary in Southern Central America.- Geological Society of America, Special Paper 295, pp.291- 307.

Holler,P. as co-author in Pisias,N., Mayer,L.A., Janecek,T.R., Palmer-Julson,A., and van Andel,T.H.(Eds), (1995): Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Vol.138, 960 pp.

Holler,P., (1992): Geotechnical Properties of sediments around Sumbawa.-In Degens, Wong, Zen (eds) The Sea off Mount Tambora, Mitt. Geol.-Paläont. Inst. Univ. Hamburg, No.70, pp.119 – 136.

Holler,P. as co-author in Mayer,L.A., Pisias,N. et al., (1992): Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Report, Vol.138, 1462pp.

Holler,P. as co-author in Shipboard Scientific Party, (1992): High-Resolution Studies of the Eastern Equatorial Pacific.- EOS , Transactions American Geophysical Union, vol.73, No.24, pp.257-262.

Föllmi,K.B.,Cramp,A.,Föllmi,K.E.,Alexandrovich,J.,Brunner,C.,Burckle,L.,Casey,M.,DeMenocal,P.,Dunbar,R.,Grimm,K., Holler,P., Ingle,J.,Kheradyar,T.,McEvoy,J.,Nobes,D.,Stein,R.,von Breymann,M.,White,L., (1992): High-frequency dark/light rhythms in the sediments of the Japan Sea.in  Ingle,J, Pisciotto, K.,von Breymann,M.T.,Barron,J., et al. Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, Vol. 127/128,pp.559-576.

Nobes,D., Langseth,M., Kuramoto,S., Holler,P., (1992): The identification and correction of a systematic error in index poroperty measurements.in Suyehiro,K., Tamaki,K. Allan,J., McWilliams,M.,et al., Proceedings od the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Vol127/128,pp. 985-1016.

Nobes,D.,Langseth,M.,Kuramoto,S.,Holler,P.,Hirata,N.,(1992): Comparison and correlation of physical properties from Japan Sea Basin and Rise Sites, Legs 127 and 128. in Suyehiro,K., Tamaki,K. Allan,J., McWilliams,M.,et al., Proceedings od the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Vol127/128,pp. 1275-1296

Nobes,D.,Murray,R.,Kuramoto,S.,Pisciotto,K.,Holler,P.,(1992):  Impact of silica diagenesis on physical property variations. in  Ingle,J, Pisciotto, K.,von Breymann,M.T.,Barron,J., et al. Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, Vol. 127/128,pp.3-32.

Holler,P., (1992): Consolidation characteristics and permeabilities of sediments from the Japan Sea (Sites 798 and 799).in Suyehiro,K., Tamaki,K. Allan,J., McWilliams,M.,et al., Proceedings od the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Vol 127/128,pp.1123-1133.

Holler,P.,(1992): Seismic stratigraphy of the Kita-Yamato Trough.-in Suyehiro,K., Tamaki,K. Allan,J., McWilliams,M.,et al., Proceedings od the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Vol 127/128,pp.1135-1143.

Holler, P., as co-author in Ingle, J.C., Suyehiro,K. et al,(1990): ODP in the Japan Sea. Geotimes, Vol.35,pp.25-27.

Holler,P., as co-author in Ingle, Suyehiro,K. et al.,(1990): Evolution of the Japan sea. Nature, Vol.346,pp. 18-20.

Holler,P., as co-author in Ingle,J.C.,Suyehiro,K. et al.,(1990): Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Reports, Vol.128, 652 pp.

Holler,P., and Kögler, F.C.,(1990): Computer Tomography: A nondestructive, high resolution technique for investigation of sedimentary structures. Marine Geology, Vol.91,pp. 263-266.

Holler,P.,(1989): Mass physical properties of sediments from Bransfield Strait and northern Weddell Sea. Marine Geotechnology, Vol.8,pp.1-18.

Holler,P.,(1986): Fracture Activity: A possible triggering mechanism for slope instabilities in the eastern Atlantic? Geo-Marine Letters,vol.5,pp.211-216.

Holler,P.,(1985): Geotechnical properties of Antarctic deep sea sediments. Meteor Forschungsergebnisse, Reihe C, No.39,pp. 23-36.

Non peer reviewed

Holler, Peter (2020): Swath sonar bathymetry during R/V Heincke cruise HE548 with links to multibeam raw data files. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven,PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.915908  (DOI registration in progress)

 

Classification of the German EEZ- Impact of sediment types, bioturbation, and natural and man-made seabed features on hydroacoustic images, Cruise No. HE544, 14.10.2019 – 30.10.2019, Bremerhaven (Germany) – Bremerhaven (Germany), 49pp, https://doi.org/10.2312/cr_he544

 

Holler, Peter; Rohardt, Gerd (2020): Continuous thermosalinograph oceanography along Heincke cruise track HE544. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.910969

Holler, P., Neumann, A. und Bruns, I. (2019): Acoustic Seafloor Classification of the German EEZ- Impact of sediment types, bioturbation, and natural and man-made seabed features onhydroacoustic images, Cruise No. AL520-2 [AL520/2], 20.03.2019 – 04.04.2019, Cuxhaven (Germany) – Cuxhaven (Germany), ASKAWZ IV. Open Access. ALKOR-Berichte, AL520/2 , 29 pp. DOI 10.2312/cr_al520_2.

Holler, Peter (2019): Links to master tracks in different resolutions of HEINCKE cruise HE544, Bremerhaven – Bremerhaven, 2019-10-14 – 2019-10-27. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.909216 (DOI registration in progress)

Holler, Peter (2019): Swath sonar bathymetry during R/V Heincke cruise HE544 with links to multibeam raw data files. PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.908545 (DOI registration in progress)

Holler, P., Bartholomä, A., Propp, C., Thiesen, M., Zeiler, M.: Map of sediment distribution in the German EEZ (1:10.000). www.geoseaportal.de, 2019.

Holler, Peter; Rohardt, Gerd (2018): Continuous thermosalinograph oceanography along HEINCKE cruise track HE500. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.887946

Holler, Peter (2018): Swath sonar bathymetry during R/V Heincke cruise HE455 with links to multibeam raw data files. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.894487

Holler, Peter (2018): Swath sonar bathymetry during R/V Heincke cruise HE456 with links to multibeam raw data files. Senckenberg am Meer, Wilhelmshaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.894791

Holler, Peter (2018): Links to master tracks in different resolutions of HEINCKE cruise HE500, Bremerhaven – Bremerhaven, 2017-10-30 – 2017-11-12. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.886244

Holler, Peter; Rohardt, Gerd (2017): Continuous thermosalinograph oceanography along HEINCKE cruise track HE456. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.873222

BSH, 2016: Anleitung zur Kartierung des Meeresbodens mittels hochauflösender Sonare in den deutschen Meeresgebieten.-BSH-Nr.7201, 147 S.

Holler, Peter (2016): Station list and links to master tracks in different resolutions of HEINCKE cruise HE455, Bremerhaven – Bremerhaven, 2015-11-24 – 2015-12-09. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.858875

Holler, Peter (2016): Station list and links to master tracks in different resolutions of HEINCKE cruise HE456, Bremerhaven – Bremerhaven, 2016-02-08 – 2016-02-22. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.860872

Holler, Peter; Rohardt, Gerd (2016): Continuous thermosalinograph oceanography along HEINCKE cruise track HE455. Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.863422

Holler, P.,(1992): In-situ measurements of wet-bulk density in the southern Arkona Basin (Results of R/V Poseidon Cruises 178/180).- in Lemke,W., Lange,D., Endler,R.(eds.) Proceedings of the Second Marine Geological Conference – The Baltic held in Rostock from October 21 – 26 1991.- Meereswissenschaftliche Berichte, Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, No.4, p. 67.

Holler,P.,Kim,DC.,MacKillop,K.,Meynadier,L.,(1992): Physical properties of sediments from the east Pacific ocean.- in Sarnthein,M.,Thiede,J., Zahn,R.(eds):Proceedings Fourth International Conference on Paleoceanography.- Berichte –  Reports, Geol. Paläont. Inst. Univ Kiel Nr 57/ Geomar Report 15, Kiel p.149.

Holler,P., (1991): RV.“Poseidon“ cruises 179/180, cruise report, 82pp., Kiel.

Föllmi,K., Alexandrovich,J., Brunner,C., Burckle,L., Charvet,J., Cramp,A., DeMenocal,P., Dunbar,R., Grimm, K., Holler,P., Ingle,J.C., Isaacs,C., Kheradyar,T., Koizumi,I., Matsumoto, R., Nobes,D., Pisciotto,K., Rahman,A., Stein,R., Tada,R., von Breymann,M., and Scientific Parties, Legs 127 and 128, (1990): Paleoceanographic implications from high-frequency dark/light rhythms in the Sea of Japan (ODP Legs 127 and 128). Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists,Vol.74,p.973

Holler,P., Hirata,N., and the ODP-Leg 128 Scientific Party, (1990): Physical properties of sediments from the Japan Sea. Abstract, Societa geol. Italiana, European Science Foundation, Geology of the Ocean, International Conference, p.50.

Kuramoto,S., Hirata,N., Langseth,M., Nobes,D., Holler,P., ODP Legs 127 and 128 Shipboard Scientific Party,(1990): Some interesting features of the Japan Sea (Preliminary results of Leg 127 and Leg 128, ODP cruises). Abstract, Geophys. Society, Japan, April, 1990

Holler,P. and RV.“Poseidon“ cruise 167 Scientific Party,(1990): Fahrtbericht über die „Poseidon“ Reise 167, 34pp., Kiel.

Holler,P., and Kassens, H., (1989): Sedimentphysikalische Eigenschaften aus dem Europäischen Nordmeer (Datenreport FS. „Meteor“, Reise 7). Berichte Sonderforschungsbereich 313, Univ. Kiel, Vol.15, 61pp.

Holler,P., Grube,A., Scholten,J., Stoffers,P.,(1989): Zur Zusammensetzung und Geochemie der Sedimente des Mittelindischen Rückens nördlich der Rodrigues Triple Junction. Wissenschaftlicher Abschlussbericht, FS.“Sonne“, Reise 52,GEMINO III, 179pp., Kiel.

Holler,P.,(1989): Sedimentphysikalische Eigenschaften von Beckensedimenten aus dem Süd-und Ostchinesischem Meerr. in Degens, E.T.(ed.) Wissenschaftlicher Bericht der „Sonne“ Reise 50.

Holler,P.,(1989): Akustische Eigenschaften von Beckensedimenten aus dem Süd-und Ostchinesischem Meer. in Degens,E.T.(ed.) Wissenschaftlicher Bericht der „Sonne“ Reise 50.

Holler,P.,Blanz,T., Grube,A., Thienemann,J.,(1988): Sedimentologie. in Plüger,W. et al.,(eds.) Fahrtbericht FS.“Sonne“ Reise 52, GEMINO III.

Holler,P., (1988): Sedimentäre Rutschmassen in der Tiefsee (submarine landslides in the deep sea). Berichte-Reports Geol. Palöont. Inst. Univ. Kiel, No.23, 141pp.

Astrid Raschke
Technische Assistentin Marine Sedimentologie