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Research interests

• Microstructure and texture formation in metamorphic rocks
• Mechanisms of mineral reactions
• Interaction of metamorphic reactions and deformation
• Host – mineral inclusion systems
• Crystallographic orientation relations
• Microstructure and texture analysis by electron beam microanalytical methods
• Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Focused Ion Beam (FIB) Applications
• Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) in SEM
• Geology and petrology of natural metamorphic rocks
• Correlation of petrological, structural and geochronological data
• Inferring P-T-t-d paths of natural metamorphic rocks
• Geology of crystalline basement units of the European Eastern Alps

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Geology, Doctoral Thesis, Exhumation in the eo-Alpine highpressure belt of the Eastern Alps: Petrological, structural and geochronological investigations of high-pressure metamorphic rocks

1 Oct 199927 Feb 2004

Earth Sciences, diploma studies, The polyphase metamorphic and structural evolution of the eclogite-bearing Austroalpine crystalline basement near Knappenberg (NW Saualpe, Carinthia)

1 Oct 198926 Mar 1999

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