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Dr. Michael Zech

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Kontaktdaten:

E-Mail: michael.zech@uni-bayreuth.de
Telefon: 0921-552172
Fax: 0921-222314
Raum: 09, B II

Forschungs- und Arbeitsschwerpunkte::

  • Quartärforschung
  • Bodengeographie
  • Paläopedologie
  • Löss
  • Biomarker
  • Stabile Isotope

Forschungslokalitäten:

  • Mittel- und Südosteuropa
  • Argentinien
  • Kilimandscharo
  • NO-Sibirien
  • Himmalaya
  • Zentralasien

Expeditionen:

  • Tien Shan (1994)
  • Tien Shan und Alay, NW-Argentinien und Bolivien(1996)
  • Äthiopien und Nepal-Himmalaja (1998)
  • Mt.Kilimandscharo (2001)
  • NO-Sibirien (2003)
  • Nepal, Kirgistan, Argentinien-Bolivien (2004)
  • Chile und Argentinien, Pamir (2007)
  • Pamir, Argentinien (2008)
  • Argentinien (2009)


Projekte:

Jungquartären Klima- und Landschaftsentwicklung in Südamerika

Klima-Proxies für Löss-Paläoboden Sequenzen


Biographie:

Okt. 2013 - Mrz. 2014
Vertretungsprofessur für Bodenkunde und Geomorphologie am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Juli 2013
Habilitation für das Fach Geoökologie an der Fakultät Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften der Universität Bayreuth
Thema der Habilitationsschrift: Development, validation and application of an 18O paleoclimate proxy based on compound-specific isotope analyses of hemicellulose-derived sugar biomarkers

Aug. 2010 - Mrz. 2011
Feodor Lynen-Rückkehrstipendiat an der Universität Bayreuth und an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

seit August 2010
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Postdoc) an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

seit Juli 2010
Habilitand an der Universität Bayreuth

Dez. 2009 - Mai 2010
Feodor Lynen Stipendium an der Universität Novi Sad, Serbien

Dez. 2008 - Mai 2009
Feodor Lynen Stipendium an der Universität Novi Sad, Serbien

seit April 2008
PostDoc am Lehrstuhl Geomorphologie der Universität Bayreuth (Prof. Dr. Ludwig Zöller)

Okt. 2007 - März 2008
Feodor Lynen Stipendium an der Universität Novi Sad, Serbien

seit 2007
Stipendiat der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung

Jan. 2007
Promotion zum Dr. rer. nat.(Ph.D.) (summa cum laude) an der Universität Bayreuth zum Thema: Zum Einsatz der Biomarker- und Stabilisotopen-Analytik in der Paläopedologie; Rekonstruktion mittel- und spätquartärer Landschafts- und Klimageschichte, mit Beispielen vom Kilimandscharo, aus NE Sibirien und NE Argentinien.

Sept. 2006 - Jan 2007
Studienreferendar am Max Planck Gymnasium in München

Dez. 2005 – Aug. 2006
Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter an der Universität Bayreuth

Juli 2003 – Dez. 2005
Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter an der Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Sept. 2003 – Aug. 2006
Promotionsstudium im Fach Geoökologie an der Universität Bayreuth

Aug. 2000 – Jan. 2001
Auslandssemester an der Universidad de Concepción, Chile, mit dem DAAD

Juli 2003
1. Staatsexamen an der Ludwig Maximilian Universität München (1.6)

April und Nov. 1999
Zwischenprüfung in den Fächern Chemie und Biologie (1.5 bzw. 1.0)

Nov. 1997 – Juni 2003
Studium Biologie und Chemie auf Lehramt am Gymnasium an der Ludwig Maximilian Universität München

Nov. 1996 – Nov. 1997
Zivildienst beim Malteser Hilfsdienst Rosenheim

Juni 1996
Allgemeine Hochschulreife, Abitur (1.4)

1987 - 1996
Besuch des Finsterwalder-Gymnasium Rosenheim

1983 - 1987
Besuch der Grundschule Schloßberg


Publikationen:

Referierte Zeitschriften:


2014

  • Tuthorn, M., Zech, M., Ruppenthal, M., Oelmann, Y., Kahmen, A., del Valle, H.F., Wilcke, W. and Glaser, B., 2014. Oxygen isotope ratios (18O/16O) of hemicellulose-derived sugar biomarkers in plants, soils and sediments as paleoclimate proxy II: Insight from a climate transect study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 126, 624-634.
  • Zech, M., Tuthorn, M., Zech, R., Schlütz, F., Zech, W. and Glaser, B. 2014. A 16-ka δ18O record of lacustrine sugar biomarkers from the High Himalaya reflects Indian Summer Monsoon variability. Journal of Paleolimnology 51, 241-251.
  • Zech, M., Mayr, C., Tuthorn, M., Leiber-Sauheitl, K. and Glaser, B., 2014. Oxygen isotope ratios (18O/16O) of hemicellulose-derived sugar biomarkers in plants, soils and sediments as paleoclimate proxy I: Insight from a climate chamber experiment. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 126, 614-623.
  • Zech, M., Hörold, C., Leiber-Sauheitl, K., Kühnel, A., Hemp, A. and Zech, W., 2014. Buried black soils on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro as a regional carbon storage hotspot. Catena 112, 125-130.


2013

  • Andreeva, D., Zech, M., Glaser, B., Erbajeva, M., Chimitdorgieva, G., Ermakova, O. and Zech, W., 2013. Stable isotope (13C, 15N, 18O) record of soils in Buryatia, southern Siberia: Implications for biogeochemical and paleoclimatic interpretations. Quaternary International 290-291, 82-94.
  • Tarasov, P., Müller, S., Zech, M., Andreeva, D., Diekmann, B. and Leipe, C., 2013. Last glacial vegetation reconstructions in the extreme-continental eastern Asia: Potentials of pollen and n-alkane biomarker analyses. Quaternary International 290-291, 253-263.
  • Zech, M., Krause, T., Meszner, S. and Faust, D., 2013. Incorrect when uncorrected: Reconstructing vegetation history using n-alkane biomarkers in loess-paleosol sequences – A case study from the Saxonian loess region, Germany. Quaternary International 296, 108-116.
  • Zech, M., Rass, S., Buggle, B., Löscher, M. and Zöller, L.. 2013. Reconstruction of the late Quaternary paleoenvironments of the Nussloch loess paleosol -- Response to the comments by G. Wiesenberg and M. Gocke. Quaternary Research 79(2), 306-307.
  • Zech, M., Tuthorn, M., Detsch, F., Rozanski, K., Zech, R., Zöller, L., Zech, W. and Glaser, B., 2013. A 220 ka terrestrial δ18O and deuterium excess biomarker record from an eolian permafrost paleosol sequence, NE-Siberia. Chemical Geology 360-361, 220-230.
  • Zech, M., Tuthorn, M., Glaser, B., Amelung, W., Huwe, B., Zech, W., Zöller, L. and Löffler, J., 2013. Natural abundance of 18O in topsoils along a climate transect over the Southern Scandinavian Mountains, Norway. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 176, 12-15.
  • Zech, R., Zech, M., Marković, S., Hambach, U. and Huang, Y., 2013. Humid glacials, arid interglacials? Critical thoughts on pedogenesis and paleoclimate based on multi-proxy analyses of the loess-paleosol sequence Crvenka, Northern Serbia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 387, 165-175.


2012

  • Marković, S., Hambach, U., Stevens, T., Jovanović, M., O’Hara-Dhand, K., Basarin, B., Lu, H., Smalley, I., Buggle, B., Zech, M., Svičev, Z., Sümegi, P., Milojković, N. and Zöller, L., 2012. Loess in the Vojvodina region (Northern Serbia): an essential link between European and Asian Pleistocene environments. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences – Geologie en Mijnbouw 91 (1/2), 173-188.
  • Zech, M., Kreutzer, S., Goslar, T., Meszner, S., Krause, T., Faust, D. and Fuchs, M., 2012: Technical Note: n-Alkane lipid biomarkers in loess: post-sedimentary or syn-sedimentary? Biogeosciences Discussions 9, 9875-9896.
  • Zech, M., Rass, S., Buggle, B., Löscher, M. and Zöller, L., 2012. Reconstruction of the late Quaternary paleoenvironment of the Nussloch loess paleosol sequence, Germany, using n-alkane biomarkers. Quaternary Research 78, 326-335.
  • Zech, M., Werner, R., Juchelka, D., Kalbitz, K., Buggle, B. and Glaser, B., 2012. Absence of oxygen isotope fractionation/exchange of (hemi-) cellulose derived sugars during litter decomposition. Organic Geochemistry 42, 1470-1475.


2011

  • Buggle, B.und Zech, M., 2011. Mit Biomarkern den Wäldern der Vergangenheit auf der Spur – Pflanzenbürtige Lipide als molekulare Fossilien: neue Einblicke in die Vegetationsgeschichte Mitteleuropas. In: Spektrum-Magazin der Universität Bayreuth, Universität Bayreuth, Schmälzle, F. (Hrsg.), 7. Jahrgang, Ausgabe 1, Seite 10-13.
  • Schatz, A., Zech, M., Buggle, B., Gulyas, S., Hambach, U., Markovic, S., Sümegi, P. and Scholten, T., 2011. The late Quaternary loess record of Tokaj, Hungary: Reconstructing palaeoenvironment, vegetation and climate using stable C and N isotopes and biomarkers. Quaternary International 240 (1-2), 52-61.
  • Stevens, T., Marković, S., Zech, M., Hambach, U. and Sümegi, P., 2011. Dust deposition and climate in the Carpathian Basin over an independently dated last glacial–interglacial cycle. Quaternary Science Reviews 30 (5-6), 662-681.
  • Zech, M., Bimüller, C., Hemp, A., Samimi, C., Broesike, C., Hörold, C. and Zech, W., 2011. Human and climate impact on 15N natural abundance of plants and soils in high mountain ecosystems – a short review and two examples from the Eastern Pamirs and Mt. Kilimanjaro. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 47 (3), 286-296.
  • Zech, M., Leiber, K., Zech, W., Poetsch, T. and Hemp, A., 2011. Late Quaternary soil genesis and vegetation history on the northern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, East Africa. Quaternary International 243 (2), 327-336.
  • Zech, M., Pedentchouk, N., Buggle, B., Leiber, K., Kalbitz, K., Markovic, S., Glaser, B., 2011. Effect of leaf litter degradation and seasonality on D/H isotope ratios of n-alkane biomarkers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 4917-4928.
  • Zech, M., Zech, R., Buggle, B., and Zöller, L., 2011. Novel methodological approaches in loess research – interrogating biomarkers and compound-specific stable isotopes. Eiszeitalter & Gegenwart – Quaternary Science Journal 60 (1), 170-187.
  • Zech, R., Huang, Y., Zech, M., Tarozo, R. and Zech, W., 2011. High carbon sequestration in Siberian permafrost loess-paleosols during glacials. Climate of the Past 7, 501-509.
  • Zech, W., Zech, R., Zech, M., Leiber, K., Dippold, M., Frechen, M., Bussert, R. and Andreev, A., 2011. Obliquity forcing of Quaternary glaciation and environmental changes in NE Siberia. Quaternary International 234 (1-2), 133-145.


2010

  • Werner, K., Tarasov, E., Andreev, A., Müller, S., Kienast, F., Zech, M., Zech, W. and Diekmann, B., 2010. A 12.5-kyr history of vegetation dynamics and mire developement with evidence of Younger Dryas larch presence in the Verkhoyansk Mountains, East Siberia, Russia. Boreas 39 (1), 56-68.
  • Zech, M., Andreev, A., Zech, R., Müller, S., Hambach, U., Frechen, M., and Zech, W., 2010. Quaternary vegetation changes derived from a loess-like permafrost palaeosol sequence in northeast Siberia using alkane biomarker and pollen analyses. Boreas 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2009.00132.x. ISSN 0300-9483.
  • Werner, K., Tarasov, E., Andreev, A., Müller, S., Kienast, F., Zech, M., Zech, W. and Diekmann, B., 2010. A 12.5-kyr history of vegetation dynamics and mire developement with evidence of Younger Dryas larch presence in the Verkhoyansk Mountains, East Siberia, Russia. Boreas 39, pp. 56-68.
  • Zech, M., Werner, R., Juckelka, D., Buggle, B. and Glaser, B., 2010. Absence of oxygen isotope fractionation of (hemi-) cellulose-derived sugars during litter decomposition and soil organic matter formation. Organic Geochemistry, submitted
  • Zech, M., Bimüller, C., Hemp, A., Samimi, C., Broesike, C., Hörold, C. and Zech, W., 2010. Human and climate impact on 15N natural abundance of plants and soils in high mountain ecosystems – two examples from the Eastern Pamirs and Mt. Kilimanjaro. Erdkunde, submitted.
  • Leiber, K., Zech, M., Zech, W., Poetsch, T. and Hemp, A., 2010. Late Quaternary soil genesis, vegetation history and carbon storage on the northern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, East Africa. Quaternary International, Quaternary International, submitted
  • Zech, M., Pedentchouk, N., Buggle, B., Leiber, K., Kalbitz, K., Markovic, S., Glaser, B., 2010. Effect of leaf-litter decomposition and seasonality on D/H isotope ratios of n-alkane biomarkers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, submitted.


2009

  • Zech, M. and Glaser, B., 2009. Compound-specific ?18O analyses of neutral sugars in soils using GC-Py-IRMS: problems, possible solutions and a first application. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 23, pp. 3522-3532
  • Zech, M., Zech, R., Glaser, B., Morrás, H. and Moretti, L., 2009. Late Quaternary environmental changes in Misiones, subtropical NE Argentina, deduced from multi-proxy geochemical analyses in a palaeosol sediment sequence. Quaternary International 196, pp. 121-136.
  • Zech, W., Zech, M., Zech, R., Peinemann, N., Morras, H., Moretti, L., Ogle, N., Kalim, R., Fuchs, M., Schad, P., Glaser, B., 2009. Late Quaternary palaeosol records from subtropical (38º S) to tropical (16º S) South America and palaeoclimatic implications. Quaternary International 196, 107-120.
  • Zech, M., Buggle B., Leiber, K., Markovic, S., Glaser, B., Hambach, U., Huwe, B., Stevens, T., Sümegi, P., Wiesenberg, G. and Zöller, L., 2009. Reconstructing Quaternary vegetation history in the Carpathian Basin, SE Europe, using n-alkane biomarkers as molecular fossils: problems and possible solutions, potential and limitations. Eiszeitalter und Gegenwart – Quaternary Science Journal, 85 (2), pp. 150-157
  • Zech, R., Zech, M. Kubik, P., Kharki, K. and Zech, W., in press. Deglaciation and landscape history around Annapurna, Nepal, based on 10Be surface exposure dating. Quaternary Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.11.013.


2008

  • Zech, M. and Glaser, B., 2008. Improved compound-specific ?13C analysis of n-alkanes for application in palaeoenvironmental studies. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 22, pp. 135-142.
  • Zech, M., Zech, R., Zech, W., Glaser, B., Brodowski, S. and Amelung, W., 2008. Characterisation and palaeoclimate of a loess-like permafrost palaeosol sequence in NE Siberia, Geoderma 143, pp. 281-295.


2007

  • Zech, M., Zech, R. and Glaser, B., 2007. A 240,000-year stable carbon and nitrogen isotope record from a loess-like palaeosol sequence in the Tumara Valley, Northeast Siberia. Chemical Geology 242, pp. 307-318.


2006

  • Zech, M., 2006. Evidence for Late Pleistocene climate changes from buried soils on the southern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 242, pp. 303–312.

 

Tagungsbeiträge und Monographien

2008

  • Zech, M., Buggle, B., Markovic, S., Lucic, T., Stevens, T., Gaudenyi, T., Jovanovic, M., Huwe, B., Zöller, L., 2008. First Alkane Biomarker Results for the Reconstruction of the Vegetation History of the Carpathian Basin (SE Europe). In: J. Reitner et al. (Editors.), Veränderter Lebensraum – Gestern, Heute und Morgen. DEUQUA Symposium 2008. Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 62, Wien, pp. 123-127.
  • Zech, M., Anselmetti, F., Zech, R., Röhringer, I., Glaser, B., Mauchle, F., Sosin, P. and Zech, W., 2008. Alkane Biomarker: their potential for the reconstruction of the Quaternary landscape and climate evolution - first results from Lake Yashilkul sediments. In: W. Zech, I. Röhringer and A. Ni (Editors), Climate Change and Landscape Evolution in the Central Asian Mountains and the Sourrounding Basins: Past, Present and Future. International Symposium in memory of the 80th anniversary of the German-Russian Alay/Pamir-Expedition in 1928, Volume of Abstracts, Tashkent, pp. 188-189.


2007

  • Andreev, A., Müller, S., Zech, M., Zech, W., Tarasov, P., and Riedel, F., 2007. Late Quaternary environmental changes in the extreme-continental Verkhoyansk Mountains, East Siberia, Russia. Poster for the XVII INQUA Congress 2007. Quaternary International 167-168, p.10.
  • Zech, M., 2007. The Use of Biomarker and Stable Isotope Analyses in Palaeopedology/Reconstruction of Middle and Late Quaternary Environmental and Climate History, with examples from Mt. Kilimanjaro, NE Siberia and NE Argentina. Dissertation at the University of Bayreuth.
    http://opus.ub.uni-bayreuth.de/volltexte/2007/289/


2006

  • Glaser, B., Zech, M., Buggle, B. and Zech, W., 2006. 18O signature of plant- and microbial-derived sugars: Terrestrial palaeoclimatic proxy?. Poster for the INQUA-workshop “Lower Latitudes Loess – Dust Transport Past and Present” in Lanzarote.


2005

  • Michael Zech und Marion Schrumpf, 2005. Geochemische Kennzeichnung von Paläoböden an den SW-Hängen des Kilimandscharo, Tansania. In: Eidam, U., Schröder, H., Winter, S. (Hrsg.). Berliner Geographische Arbeiten, Heft 100, Seite 93-97.

 


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