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Dr. Margret Mathes-Schmidt


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Scientific staff





photo: Margret and the dune



Projects

Micropaleontology of tsunamigenic deposits in Greece, Spain and Portugal


Teaching

Paleontology (Evolution, Paläoökologie, Mikropaläontologie) [more]

Historical Geology [more]

Applied Geosciences for Engineers [more]

Practical course: Geogene Katastrophen, Gesteinskunde

Mapping courses: Kartierkurs Mechernicher Triasdreieck [more, photos]

Excursions Greece, Southern Germany, Geology and Paleontology of Aachen, Wurm valley (more)]


Publications

Peer reviewed


2019
Mathes-Schmidt, M., Moiriat, D., Jomard, J., , I., Reicherter, K., Baize, S. 2019. The Holocene sedimentary record of the flood plain of the Saint-Ciers-Sur-Gironde marsh (Gironde estuary, France). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Supplementary Issues 62(2):295-322. DOI: 10.1127/zfg_suppl/2019/0605

Mathes-Schmidt, M., Papanikolaou, I., Reicherter, K., Pallikarakis, A. 2019. Event deposits in the Eastern Thermaikos Gulf and Kassandra Peninsula (Northern Greece): evidence of the 479 BC "Herodotus tsunami". Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Supplementary Issues 62(2):101-125. DOI: 10.1127//zfg_suppl/2019/0612

Feist, L., Frank, S., Bellanova, P., Laermanns, H., Cämmerer, C., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Biermanns, P., Brill, D., Costa, P., Teichner, F., Brückner, H., Schwarzbauer, J., Reicherter, K. 2019. The sedimentological and environmental footprint of extreme wave events in Boca do Rio, Algarve coast, Portugal. Sedimentary Geology. DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2019.06.004

2018
Vött, A., Hadler, H., Koster, B., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Röbke, B.R., Willershäuser, T., Reicherter, K. 2018. Returning to the facts: Response to the refusal of tsunami traces in the ancient harbour of Lechaion (Gulf of Corinth, Greece) by ‘non-catastrophists’ – Reaffirmed evidence of harbour destruction by historical earthquakes and tsunamis in AD 69–79 and the 6th cent. AD and a preceding pre-historical event in the early 8th cent. BC. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie 61(4). DOI: 10.1127/zfg/2018/0519

2014
Koster, B., Vött, A., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Reicherter, K. 2015. Geoscientific investigations in search of tsunami deposits in the environs of the Agoulinitsa peatland, Kaiafas Lagoon and Kakovatos (Gulf of Kyparissia, western Peloponnese, Greece). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie 59(4):125-156. DOI: 10.1127/zfg_suppl/2014/S-00192

2013
Mathes-Schmidt, M., Schwarzbauer, J., Papanikolaou, I., Syberberg, F., Thiele, A., Wittkopp, F., Reicherter, K. 2013. Geochemical and micropaleontological investigations of tsunamigenic layers along the Thracian Coast (Northern Aegean Sea, Greece). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Suppl. Issue, 57 (4), 5-27. download

Hadler, H., Vött, A., Koster, B., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Mattern, T., Ntageretzis, K., Reicherter, K., Willershäuser, T., 2013. Multiple late-Holocene tsunami landfall i in the eastern Gulf of Corinth recorded in the palaeotsunami geo-archive at Lechaion, harbour of ancient Corinth (Peloponnese, Greece). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Suppl. Issue, 57 (4), 139-180, DOI: 10.1127/0372-8854/2013/S-00138.


2010
Reicherter, K., Vonberg, D., Koster B., Fernández-Steeger T., Grützner C. & Mathes-Schmidt, M. 2010. The sedimentary inventory of the 1755 Lisbon tsunami along the southern Gulf of Cádiz (southwestern Spain). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Vol. 54, Suppl. 3, 147-173
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Reicherter, K., Papanikolaou, I., Roger, J., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Papanikolaou, D., Rössler, S., Grützner, C. & Stamatis, G. 2010. Holocene tsunamigenic sediments and tsunami modelling in the Thermaikos Gulf area (northern Greece). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie Vol. 54, Suppl. 3, 99-126
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Abstracts


2015
Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Fischer, P., Werner, V., Vu, T., Papanikolaou, I., Vött, A. & Reicherter, K. 2015. Planned palaeo-tsunami research in western Crete, Greece. In: Blumetti, A.M., Cinti, F.R., De Martini, P.M., Galadini, F., Guerrieri, L., Michetti, A.M., Pantosti, D. & Vitorri, E. (eds) 2015. 27 Abstracts Volume 6th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology. 19-24 April 2015, Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. ISSN: 2039-6651, 278-281.

2011
Mathes-Schmidt, M., Schwarzbauer, J., Reicherter, K., Papanikolaou, I., Syberberg, F., Thiele, A., Wittkopp, F. 2011. Micropaleontological and geochemical investigations of tsunamigenic layers along the Thracian coast (northern Greece). Proceedings 2nd INQUA-IGCP567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering 19-24 September 2011, Corinth (Greece), ISBN: 978-960-466-093-3. Download

Hadler, H., Vött, A., Koster, B., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Mattern, T., Ntageretzis, K., Reicherter, K., Sakellariou, D., Willershäuser, T. 2011. Lechaion, the ancient harbour of Corinth (Peloponnese, Greece) destroyed by tsunamigenic impact. Proceedings 2nd INQUA-IGCP567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering 19-24 September 2011, Corinth (Greece), ISBN: 978-960-466-093-3. Download

2010
Reicherter K., Papanikolaou I.D., Roger J., Grützner C., Stamatis G., Mathes-Schmidt M. and Papanikolaou D. 2010. Holocene tsunamis in coastal areas of northern Greece:
sedimentological and geoarchaeological evidences. XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association CBGA 2010, Thessaloniki.

2008
Reicherter, K.R., Papanikolaou, I., Rössler, S., Papanikolaou, D., Grützner, C., Mathes-Schmidt, M. & Stamatis, G. 2008. New initiative on Paleotsunami Research in Northern Greece (Thermaikos Gulf). EGU General Assembly 2008, Vienna, EGU2008-A-06135