Prof. Dr. habil. Olaf Elicki

 

Freiberg University TU Bergakademie

Geological Institute

Department of Palaeontology


- Micropalaeontology - Palaeoecology - Geobiology -


D-09599 Freiberg
Bernhard-von-Cotta street 2
phone: +49 (0)3731-39-2435
fax: +49 (0)3731-39-12435
email: Olaf.Elicki(at)geo.tu-freiberg.de


! Get a great interdisciplinary BSc or MSc project !

! Often with field work at spectacular sites worldwide !
Finish with your first OWN publication within an international journal
!



Interested? look here ...

 
Vita

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1984-1989:
Studies in geology & palaeontology (Freiberg University)

1989:
Diploma: "Palaeontology, lithology and depositional history of the Cambrian carbonates of the Görlitz synclinorium (East Germany)"

1992:
Phd: "Facies analysis of the Cambrian carbonates of Germany" (Freiberg University)

1992:
Assistant professor at Department of Palaeontology (Freiberg University)

1993:
Speaker of the university president (Freiberg University)

1995:
Lecturer & Research Associate at Department of Palaeontology (Freiberg University)

1996:
Awardee of the "Julius-Weißbach Award for excellent teaching"

2010:
Docent & Research Associate at Department of Palaeontology (Freiberg University)

Habilitation: "Cambrian life in Mediterranean carbonate environments and consequences for the geological reconstruction of the early Palaeozoic Perigondwana"

facultas docendi & venia legendi in palaeontology

2011:
Professor for Micropalaeontology, Palaeoecology and Geobiology (associate professor)

since 2012:
Chair of examination board (geosciences)

2016 - 2017:
Head of Department of Palaeontology

Professional interests

Life, ecology and deposition in continental-to-marine transitional realms of the Palaeozoic

Cambrian & Ordovician life and deposition ("small shelly fossils", trace fossils, molluscs, arthropods, sponges, stratigraphy, palaeogeography, sedimentary facies patterns, evolution, ecosystems, focus on southern and Central Europe & Near and Middle East & northern Africa)

Palaeoecology of Palaeozoic marine carbonate and mixed systems

Palaeobiological and sedimentological facies analysis (focus: Palaeozoic)

Foraminifera ecology and stratigraphy (modern faunas of the North Sea, Neogene western Mediterranean, Palaeogene of Germany, late Creataceous of Germany)

Applied palaeontology & stratigraphy for interim and ultimate storage exploration

Memberships

ICS Working Group on the Cambrian Terreneuvian Series and Fortunian Stage (voting member)

ICS Working Group on the Cambrian Stage 2 (voting member)

German Commission on Proterozoic-Silurian Stratigraphy (voting member)

Chair of Geosciences Examination Board of Freiberg University

Member of Undergraduate Studies Committee of the faculty

Verein der Freunde & Förderer der TU Bergakademie Freiberg e.V.

Förderkreis Freiberger Geowissenschaften e.V.

Editorships

editor-in-chief "psf - Paläontologie, Stratigraphie, Fazies" (Freiberger Forschungshefte)

co-editor "Carnets de Géologie - Notebooks on Geology"

associate editor "Zeitschrift für Geologische Wissenschaften"

 

Actual research team

Team leader:

Team members
:

Olaf Elicki

Phd candidates:
Abubaker Atnisha
(Adel M. Abdada)
Anne Förster
Muftah M. Altumi
Tim Meischner



MSc candidates
:
Daniel Klein
Jurke, Babette
Fabian Göhler
Wei Yuan



BSc candidates
:
Melanie Melchisedech
Rebecca Serbe
Felix Hahn

 

Educational work

For descriptions and for supplementary material (scripts) of the lessons, for organizational and special data of recent and future field trips, and for any handouts to these events, please, use the Palaeontology in Freiberg homepage and its subunit Lehre (in German language) and Education (short English version).

Basic Palaeontology (lectures, practices, seminars)

Basic Micropalaeontology (lectures, practices)

Geobiology (lectures, seminars)

Paleoecology (lectures, practices, seminars)

Carbonate Facies Analysis (short course)

Evolution of System Earth (lectures: 2006-2010)


Cambrian microfossils
Field trip: Marine Biotopes (2 days)

Field trip: Early Palaeozoic of the Elbe zone & Lusatia (1-2 days)

Field trip: Northern Bohemia (Eger-Rift Graben), (2-3 days)

Field trip: Applied Palaeontology & Stratigraphy (Harz Mountains) (2 days)

First- and second-year-mapping-courses (2 weeks)

Field course: North Sea & Baltic Sea - Stratigraphy and Facies Patterns (2 weeks)

Field course: Palaeontology/Biostratigraphy/Biofacies (2 to 3 weeks)

Geological field course abroad: Jordan, Israel, Sardinia (3 weeks)


education and training in the field

 

Current offers of BSc and MSc project topics (thesis possible in German or English)


(The specific project will be concerted together with the candidate.)

MSc: Micropalaeontology of the Cambrian/Ordovician of Bornholm (Danmark).

MSc: Sedimentary and palaeontological developments in the Ordovician of Jordan (Middle East).

BSc MSc: Palaeontology and microfacies in the Germanic Triassic (Ohm-Gebirge Mountains).

BScMSc: Micropalaeontology (focus: foraminifera) and sedimentary facies of Late Cretaceous rocks from Saxony (Landesamt für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft & Geologie), Saxony-Anhalt, or from Brandenburg (Landesamt für Bergbau, Geologie & Rohstoffe).

MSc: Palaeogene foraminiferan microfaunas of Saxony-Anhalt (Naturkundemuseum Dessau).

BSc: Taxonomy and ecology of the foraminiferan microfauna from southern North Sea.

Various further macro-palaeontological and micro-palaeontological topics as well as sedimentological, facies and interdisciplinary or applied topics are available on demand and upon request ... Further: you may suggest your own topic, too!

 

Supervised Phd-projects

The Ordovician marine ecosystems of Jordan (Middle East): biotic, sedimentary, palaeogeographic and climate evolution from the Great Diversification to Ice House.
Tim Meischner

Ökologische Umwälzungen und Kausalitätsmechanismen im Vorfeld der Messinischen Salinitätskrise: Ursachen, Auswirkungen und Parallelen zu rezenten Aridisierungs- und Desertifizierungsphänomenen in Südeuropa.
(Ecological turnovers and causation mechanisms preceding the Messinian Salinity Crisis: causes, consequences and analogies to modern aridisation and dersertification phenomena in southern Europe)
Anne Förster

Sedimentology, palaeontology and depositional history of the Arenzhain Group (Torgau-Doberlug Synclinory, Germany): the  Middle Cambrian evolution of the European Shelf of Gondwana.
Abubaker A. Atnisha

Facies architecture and depositional history of the Cambro-Ordovician "Qarqaf Group" in the type area with special focus on the Cambrian Hasawnah Formation (Al Qarqaf Uplift, SW Libya).
Muftah M. Altumi

 


Supervised diploma/MSc-projects

Fazielle Ausbildung und Ablagerungsmodell der Burj Formation im Raum Fifa (Kambrium, Gouvernement Karak, W-Jordanien).
[Facies patterns and depositional model of the Burj Formation in the Fifa area (Cambrian, governorate of Karak, western Jordan)]
Wei Yuan

Petrologie und Geochronologie ordovizischer Siliziklastika Südjordaniens (Westgondwana, Mittlerer Osten).
[Petrology and Geochronology of Ordovician Siliciclastics from southern Jordan (western Gondwana, Middle East)]
Daniel Klein

Mikrofauna und Fazies im Neogen der Sinis-Halbinsel (Provinz Oristano, W-Sardinien).
(Microfauna and facies in the Neogene of Sinis Peninsula [Oristano County, W Sardina])
Fabian Göhler

Untersuchungen von "Paläo-Biomineralen" aus känozoischen eisenerzhaltigen Sedimenten.
(Investigations on "paleo-biominerals" from iron-ore containing sediments)
Maximilian Fritzsche, 2017

Faziesentwicklung der Mission Canyon Fm. an der Ostflanke des Williston-Beckens.
(Facies development in the Mission Canyon Fm. at the eastern flank of the Williston Basin)
Maik Werner, 2017

Mikropaläontologie und Paläoökologie von small shelly - Faunen mittelkambrischer Karbonate W-Gondwanas.
(Micropalaeontology and palaeoecology of small shelly faunules from Middle Cambrian carbonates of western Gondwana)
Christian Kreher, 2016

Biodiversity patterns and palaeoecological interpretation of the microfauna of the Capo San Marco section at Sinis peninsula (Tertiary, Sardinia).
!!! winner of the "Bernhard-von-Cotta University Award" of the TU Bergakademie !!!
Anne Förster, 2015

Analyse der oberkretazischen Foraminiferen-Mikrofauna und Mikrofazies im nördlichen Subhercyn (Profil Hoppenstedt).
(Analysis of the Late Cretaceous foraminiferal microfauna and microfacies of the northern Subhercynian Basin [Hoppenstedt section])
!!! winner of the "Young Scientists Special Award" of the ERICH GLOWATZKY Foundation !!!
Tim Meischner, 2014

Fazielle Analyse Spurenfossilien-führender Sandsteine im Gebiet des Wadi Ram (Südjordanien).
(Facies analysis of trace fossil bearing sandstones in the Wadi Ram area, southern Jordan)
Thomas Niebling, 2014

Verteilung der stabilen Blei-Isotope und Seltenen Erden an Oberflächenproben in einem N-S-Transekt der Ostsee.
(Distribution of stable Lead isotopes and Noble Earths in surface samples of a North-South transect of the Baltic Sea)
Annegret Rüßbült, 2014

Petrographie, Ichnologie und fazielle Interpretation ordovizischer Siliziklastika der Lausitz.
(Petrography, ichnology and facies interpretation of Ordovician siliciclastics of Lusatia)
Osama Ali Faraj, 2014

Mikrofazielle Untersuchungen an Jura-Kalken nahe Bad Staffelstein (Lias delta).
(Microfacies investigation on Jurassic limestones near Bad Staffelstein (Liassic delta)
Naji Otman Anor, 2014

Untersuchungen zur Foraminiferen-Ostracoden-Mikrofauna im Paläogen von Sachsen-Anhalt.
(Investigation of the Paleogene Foraminiferan-Ostracod-Microfauna of Saxony-Anhalt)
Hosin Ahmed Alatri Shiha, 2014

Documentation of past glacial-interglacial variations in deep water environment of the Amerasian Basin (Central Arctic Ocean).
Stefanie Kaboth, 2011

Sedimentologie, Paläontologie und Geochemie im Zechstein und Buntsandstein von Sachsen-Anhalt und Thüringen.
(Sedimentology, palaeontology, and geochemistry of the Zechstein and Buntsandstein of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia)
Frank Scholze, 2011

Fossile Ascidien: fossil record, Sklerit-Anatomie und paläoökologische Schlussfolgerungen.
(Fossil ascidians: fossil record, sclerite anatomy and palaeoecological conclusions)
Grit Benedix, 2010

Trace fossils and sedimentary environments of the "middle" Cambrian Hanneh Member, Southern Dead Sea (Burj Formation, Jordan).
Richard Hofmann, 2008

Faziesanalyse und paläoökologische Rekonstruktion der Oberen Láncara Fm. (Unter-/Mittelkambrium, Kantabrisches Gebirge, NW-Spanien) und Erstellung einer internetfähigen Datenbank-Anwendung zur Erfassung des taxonomischen Inventars.
(Facies analysis and palaeoecological reconstruction of the Upper Láncara Formation (Early to Middle Cambrian, Cantabrian Mountains, NW-Spain) and creation of an Internet-compatible database application for recordation of the taxonomic content)
Thomas Biener, 2005

Die Oberflächenverteilung benthischer Foraminiferen auf einem Tiefwasser-Korallen-Karbonat-Hügel in der Porcupine Seabight (SW Irland).
(Surface distribution pattern of bentic foraminifera on a deep-water coral carbonat mound of the Porcupine Seabight (SW Irland))
Steffi Schmidt, 2005

Mikroskopische und röntgenographische Untersuchungen an Phylliten im Raum Blankenstein (Sachsen): Methodik, Stratigraphie und regionalgeologische Interpretation.
(Microscopic and x-ray investigation on phyllites of the Blankenstein area (Saxony): methodology, stratigraphy, and regional interpretation)
Matthias Zeidler, 2004

Paläo-Ökologie und Environment-Rekonstruktion mittelkambrischer Abfolgen SW-Sardiniens (Campo Pisano Formation).
(Paleoecology and environment reconstruction of middle Cambrian successions of SW-Sardinia - Campo Pisano Fm.)
!!! winner of the "BERND RENDEL Award" of the German Research Foundation !!!
Yvonne Hamann, 2004

Litho- und Biofaziesanalyse eines Zechsteinriffes am S-Rand des Ruhlaer Kristallins.
(Litho- and biofacies of a Zechstein reef at the southern end of the Ruhla crystallin complex)
Stephan Brauner, 2003

Beziehungen zwischen Sedimentologie, Morphologie und Karstphänomenen in einem Zechsteinriff.
(Relations between sedimentology, morphology and carstic phenomena within a Zechstein reef)
Kerstin Fohlert, 2003

Faziesarchitektur und environment-Analyse ausgewählter paläozoischer reef mounds.
(Facies architecture and environment analysis of selected Palaeozoic reef mounds)
Thomas Wotte, 2003

Faziesanalyse an unter- bis mittelkambrischen Karbonaten im Bereich des nördlichen Toten Meeres (Jordanien).
(Facies analysis of early to middle Cambrian carbonates of the northern Dead Sea region/Jordan)
Muftah M. Altumi, 2002

Litho- und biofazielle Charakteristik einer kollabierenden Karbonatplattform (Mittelkambrium, SW-Sardinien).
(Lithological and biofacies characteristics of a drowning carbonate platform - middle Cambrian/SW Sardinia)
Petra Münzberger, 2002

Frühvariszischer Riftvulkanismus und biogene Sedimentation im Oberdevon des Vogtlandes.
(Early variscan rift volcanism and bio-sedimentation in the upper Devonian of the Vogtland area)
Andreas Torn, 2000

Diagenese und Sedimentologie von Zechsteinkarbonaten (Ca2) - untersuchungsmethodische Ansätze.
(Diagenesis and sedimentology of upper Permian carbonates (Ca2) - methodical approache)
Jens Wendler, 1997

Mikrofaziesanalyse an Zechsteinkarbonaten (Staßfurt-Karbonat) der Lausitz und Thüringens.
(Microfacies analysis on upper Permian carbonates [Stassfurt Carbonate] of Lusatia and Thuringia)
Ines Flatter, 1997

Supervised BSc-projects

Charakterisierung und Potential oberkretazischer Mikro- und Nanno-Faunen Sachsens.
(Characterisation and potential of Upper Cretaceous micro- and nannofaunas from Saxony)

Felix Hahn

Fazielle Untersuchungen an reef mounds im Unterkambrium SW-Sardiniens: Auftreten und Bedeutung von Skelett-tragenden Mikrobiota.
(Facies analysis on Lower Cambrian reef mounds of southwestern Sardinia: occurrence and significance of skeletal microbiota)

Melanie Melchisedech

Die Foraminiferen-Mikrofauna im Paläogen von Mammendorf (Raum Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt).
(The foraminiferan microfauna of Mammendorf [Magdeburg region, Saxony-Anhalt])
Rebecca Serbe

Morphotypisierung, Taxonomie und Paläoökologie der Foraminiferen-Fauna pleistozäner vulkanoklastischer Turbidite westlich von Martinique (Kleine Antillen).
(Morphological typification, taxonomy and palaeoecology of the foraminiferan microfauna of Pleistocene volcanoclastic turbidites west of Martinique [Lesser Antilles])

Stanislav Maul, 2017

Taxonomie und Biostratigraphie der oberkretazischen Foraminiferen-Fauna im Ohmgebirge (Thüringen).
(Taxonomy and biostratigraphy of the Late Cretaceous foraminiferal microfauna of the Ohm-Gebirge Mountains [Thuringia])

Fabian Göhler, 2016

Methodische Studien zur Anwendung konfokaler Laser-Scanning Mikroskopie an Foraminiferen.
(Methodological studies on the application of confocal laser-scanning microscopy on Foraminifera)
Björn Goldberg, 2016

Mikropaläontologie unterordovizischer Karbonate von Bornholm (Dänemark).
(Micropalaeontology of lower Ordovician carbonates of Bornholm [Danmark])
Peter Koch, 2015

Die Foraminiferen-Mikrofauna der "Basal Marls" der Sinis-Halbinsel (Neogen, Westsardinien): Diversität und paläoökologisch-paläogeographische Ableitungen.
(The foraminifera microfauna of the "Basal Marls" of the Sinis Peninsula: [Neogene, western Sardinia]: diversity and palaeoecological-palaeogeographical implications)
Daniel Klein, 2015

Mikropaläontologische Untersuchungen an Karbonaten der Germanischen Trias (Muschelkalk-Gruppe, Thüringen)
(Micropalaeontological investigation on various carbonate facies of the Germanic Triassic [Muschelkalk Group, Thuringia])

Christopher Pleyer, 2015

Untersuchungen zur rezente Ostrakoden-Fauna der südlichen Nordsee.
(Investigation on the modern ostracod fauna of the southern North Sea)
Nadine Mudrack, 2015

Untersuchungen zur rezenten Mikrofauna im Intertidal von Amrum (Nordfriesische Inseln).
(Investigation on the modern fore shore microfauna of Amrum [North Friesian Islands])
Maximilian Fritzsche, 2015

Die Foraminiferen-Mikrofauna der "Basal Marls" der Sinis-Halbinsel (Neogen, Westsardinien): Dokumentation, Morphotypenanalyse, Taxonomie.
(The foraminifera microfauna of the "Basal Marls" of the Sinis Peninsula: [Neogene, western Sardinia]: documentation, morphotype analysis, taxonomy)
Sarah Braun, 2015

Petrographie und fazielle Untersuchungen am Bohrkern der Forschungsbohrung Zwethau 1/65 (Kambrium, Doberlug-Torgau Synklinorium).
(Petrography and facies re-investigation of the Zwethau 1/65 research drill core (Cambrian, Torgau-Doberlug syncline)
Sara Mönchgenger, 2014

Die oberkretazische Mikrofauna im Ohmgebirge/Thüringen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Foraminiferen: Faunenbestand und paläoökologische Interpretation.
(The Late Cretaceous microfauna of the Ohmgebirge/Thuringia with special focus on the foraminifera: faunal patterns and palaeoecology)
Michael Bader, 2014

Fazielle Analyse oberdevonischer Karbonate bei Saalfeld (Breternitz Mbr., Vogtland).
(Facies analysis of late Devonian carbonates
near Saalfeld, Breternitz Mbr.,Vogtland area)
Patrick Abel, 2014

Mikropaläontologische Analyse der Oberkreide im Ohmgebirgsgraben bei Worbis: Foraminiferen-Mikrofauna und paläoökologische Schlussfolgerungen.
(Micropalaeontological analysis of Late Cretaceous rocks of the Ohmgebirgsgraben near Worbis: foraminiferal microfauna and palaeoecological conclusions)
Christian Kreher, 2013

Mikrofazies und Mikropaläontologie unterkarbonischer Spaltenfüllungen in devonischen Riffkalksteinen bei Rösenbeck (Rheinisches Schiefergebirge, Briloner Sattel).
(Microfacies and micropalaeontology of Lower Carboniferous neptunian dykes in Devonian reef limestone near Rösenbeck (Rhenish Slate Mountains, Brilon saddle)
Franziska Heuer, 2012

Aufnahme und petrographische Bearbeitung eines Sandsteinprofils des Cenoman im Sachsenthal/Ohmgebirgsgraben (bei Worbis)
(Documentation and petrographic analysis of a Cenomanian sandstone succession from the Sachsenthal area, Ohmgebirge graben at Worbis)
Meike Herrmann, 2012

Klassifikation und Taphonomie von Insektenresten im Kontext zur Sedimentologie des Topeka Kalksteins der Hamilton Quarry Fossillagerstätte (Pennsylvania, Kansas).
(Classification and taphonomy of insect remains in relation to the sedimentology of the Topeka Limestone of the Hamilton Quarry fossillagerstaette (Pennsylvanya, Kansas)
Maria Schulz, 2012

Faziesuntersuchungen an post-panafrikanischen Siliziklastika Nordost-Ägyptens (Eastern Desert und Sinai-Halbinsel).
(Facies analysis of post-Panafrican siliciclastics of NE-Egypt, Eastern Desert & Sinai Peninsula)
Anne Leuschke, 2012

Sediment- und biofazielle Charakterisierung der kambrischen, karbonatisch-siliziklastischen Abfolge am Schina Sa Grutta (SW-Sardinien): Environment-Rekonstruktion und regionalgeologische Einbindung.
(Sedimentary and biofacies characterisation of the Cambrian carbonate-siliciclastic succession at Schiena Sa Grutta [SW Sardinia]: environment reconstruction and regional geological context)
Johannes Rembe, 2011

Fazies & paläoökologische Position kambrischer Stromatolithe der Burj Formation (Totes Meer, Jordanien).
(Facies patterns and palaeoecologic position of Cambrian stromatolites of the Burj Formation (Dead Sea, Jordan)
Johannes Musiol, 2011

Devonische Karbonate und Siliciklastika vom Geisersberg bei Kunnersdorf (Lausitz): Mikrofazies und Ablagerungsmodell.
(Devonian carbonates and siliciclastics from the Geisersberg section (Kunnersdorf, Lusitia): Microfacies and depositional model)
Anne Förster, 2011

Palynologie und Sedimenttationsdynamik des Ordoviziums von Unterhermsgrün (Vogtland).
(Palynology and sedimentary dynamics of the Ordovician of Unterhermsgrün [Vogtland area])
Marcel Hübner, 2010

Conodonten-Biostratigraphie und Dünnschliffanalyse oberdevonischer Karbonate des Rheinischen Schiefergebirges.
(Conodont biotratigraphy and thin section analysis on Late Devonian carbonates of the Rheinish Slate Mountain [Rheinisches Schiefergebirge])
Julia Beckert, 2010

Polarisationsmikroskopische, Kathodolumineszenz- und bildanalytische Untersuchungen zur Sedimentpetrographie kambrischer Siliziklastika im Gebiet des Al Qarqaf Uplift (Hasawnah Formation, Zentral Libyen).
(Petrographic investigation of Cambrian siliciclastics of the Al Qarqaf Uplift [Hasawnah Formation, Central Libya]: Microscopy, CL and image analysis)
Christine Wendler, 2009

 

Scientific work

topic

focal points

duration

research partners

Cambrian Sinai

sedimentology, facies model, palaeogeography, biostratigraphy; ichnology , paleoecology

2009 - 2013

M. Khalifa (Cairo),
S. Farouk (Cairo)

Cambrian Libya

depositional model, facies, palaeogeography, biostratigraphy

2007 -

M.A.M. Altumi (Tripolis),
A.M. Abdada (Tripolis)

Cambrian Turkey

palaeontology, paleoecology, depositional model, palaeogeography, biostratigraphy

2006 -

S. Gürsu (Magla),
C. Göncüoglu (Ankara)

Cambrian Jordan

carbonate facies analysis, palaeontology, depositional model, palaeogeography, trophic structures, paleoecology, biostratigraphy, ichnology

1997 -

R. Shinaq (Irbid/Mafraq),
F. Ahmad (Zarqa),
G. Mangano (Saskatoon),
G. Geyer (Würzburg),
R. Hofmann (Zürich)

Cambrian Sardinia (Italy)

carbonate facies analysis, small shelly fossils, trilobites; paleoecology, environment, trophic structures

1995 -

G.L. Pillola (Cagliari),
M. Mergl (Plzen)

Cambrian Germany

carbonate facies analysis, small shelly fossils, trilobites, archaeocyaths; palaeontology, paleoecology, environment, depositional model, palaeogeography, trophic structures

1987 -

F. Debrenne (Paris),
G . Geyer (Würzburg)

Cambrian Spain (Cantabrian Mountains & Cordoba area)

palaeontology, paleoecology, trophic structures, depositional model, palaeogeography, biostratigraphy

2003 - 2007

E. Moreno-Eiris (Madrid),
A. Perejón (Madrid),
R. Gozalo (Valencia),
E. Linan (Zaragossa)

Cambrian France (Montagne Noire)

palaeontology, palaeogeography, biostratigraphy

2001 - 2003

J. Alvaro (Lille),
F. Debrenne (Paris)

Ordovician Jordan

ichnology, paleoecology, biostratigraphy, biotic radiation, depositional history

2015 -

T. Meischner (Freiberg).
A. Masri (Amman),
K. Moumani (Amman),
M. Abdelghafour (Amman),
U. Linnemann (Dresden)

Devonian Germany

volcanism and following carbonate sedimentation the Vogtland area; facies analysis and depositional model;
carbonate facies analysis of the Elbtal-Schiefergebirge Mountains;
stratigraphy & facies of carbonates of the Görlitz synclinorium

1997 - 2000

M. Kurze (Freiberg),
B. Gaitzsch (Freiberg),
U. Lehmann (Freiberg),
M. Göthel (Cottbus)

Permian Germany

microfacies and depositional model of upper Permian carbonates

1996 - 1998

I. Flatter (Bremen),
J. Wendler (Bremen)

Palaeozoic Egypt

sedimentology, palaeontology, facies model, palaeogeography, biostratigraphy, paleoecology

2010 - 2013

S. Farouk (Cairo)

Triassic Germany

microfacies, diagenesis, and depositional model of Lower Triassic mixed deposits

2008 -

J.W. Schneider (Freiberg),
M. Magnus (Freiberg)

Cretaceous Germany

foraminifera, microfacies, depositional models

2011 -

M. Göthel (Cottbus),
P. Suhr (Freiberg),
M. Magnus (Freiberg)

Neogene Mediterranean (Italy, Spain)

foraminifera, palaeoecology, climate change

2011 -

A. Förster (Freiberg),
G.L. Pillola (Cagliari),
A. Porcu (Cagliari)

modern North Sea

foraminifera, ecology

2012-

H. Freund (Wilhelmshaven, Oldenburg)


Institutional supported projects

support institution

topic

duration

personal staff

German Research Council (DFG)Cambrian of Turkey (palaeontology, paleoecology, palaeobiogeography, sedimentary facies).close to submissionO. Elicki,
C. Göncüoglu,
S. Gürsu,
Ch. Kreher,
I. Gedik
German Research Council (DFG)Before the Messinian salinity crisis event: oceanographic phenomena, climate evolution and controling factors in the western Mediterranean indicated by marine microfauna.close to submissionO. Elicki,
A. Förster
German Research Council (DFG)Ordovician of southern Jordan: ichnology, invertebrate palaeontology, environmental reconstruction.close to submissionO. Elicki,
A. Masri,
K. Moumani,
M. Abdelghafour
German Research Council (DFG)Basal Cambrian in southern Sardinia.in progressO. Elicki,
G.L. Pillola
Geological Survey of SaxonyMicropalaeontological investigation and biostratigraphy of temporary Cretaceous outcrops in Saxony.2015 -O. Elicki
Geological Survey of Brandenburg (LBGR)Micropalaeontological investigation and biostratigraphy of the Cretaceous in Brandenburg State.2015 -O. Elicki
A. Förster
IBeWaPalaeontology and stratigraphy on carbonates and sulfates of the Upper Bunter (Triassic) of exploration wells at ASSE nuclear waste interim storage2014O. Elicki
IBeWa
(industrial reference project)
Palaeontologically based stratigraphic determinations and palaeoenvironmental analyses of Anisian carbonate succession at ASSE nuclear waste interim storage2013-2014O. Elicki,
T. Meischner
GEOS Engineering Corp.
(industrial reference project)
Palaeontology and biostratigraphy of ore exploration samples from southeastern Scandinavia2013O. Elicki
German Research Council (DFG)The start of the Phanerozoic at the northern edge of the East Sahara Craton (Libya): stratigraphy, facies, and process-correlation along the W-Gondwanan shelf.2010 -O. Elicki,
M.M. Altumi
German Research Council (DFG)Taxonomic & stratigraphic revision and palaeogeography of the archaeocyatha of Germany.2010 - 2014F. Debrenne,
O. Elicki
German Research Council (DFG)Environments and correlation of early post-Panafrican facies realms at the northern margin of the Arabian-Nubian Shield (Egypt, Israel, Jordan).2009 - 2014O. Elicki,
M. Khalifa
S. Farouk,
D. Avigad,
F. Ahmad,
R. Shinaq
Libyan Petroleum Institute (LPI)Cambrian of Libya (palaeontology, paleoecology, palaeobiogeography, sedimentary facies).2007 - 2008O. Elicki,
O.S. Hammuda,
M. Altumi
German Research Council (DFG)Palaeontology, stratigraphy and palaeogeography of the marine Cambrian from the Dead Sea area with special respect to the microfaunas of Jordan and their correlation to the European Shelf of Gondwana.2004 - 2007O. Elicki,
R. Shinaq,
G. Mangano,
R. Hofmann
Geological Survey of SaxonyConodonts in the palaeozoic of Saxony.2005 - 2006O. Elicki,
M. Zeidler,
H. Walter
German Research Council (DFG)Cambrian in Cantabria and Asturoccidental-Leonese zones and in the Sierra Morena: "Aspectos sedimentológicos, paleobiológicos, tectónicos y metalogenéticos de las sucesiones del Cámbrico en la Península Ibérica y su reflejo en las crisis biológicas de los primeros metazoos."2004 - 2006A. Perejón,
E. Moreno-Eiris,
O. Elicki,
C. Quesada,
T. Sánchez,
J. Álvaro,
E. Vennin
German Research Council (DFG)Micro-faunas of the Early to Middle Cambrian Láncara Formation (Cantabrian Mountains, NW Spain): micropalaeontology, palaeobiogeography and dynamics in the Early to Middle Cambrian of W Gondwana.2003 - 2006O. Elicki,
A. Perejón,
E. Moreno-Eiris,
Th. Biener
Geological Survey of SaxonyInvestigation on early Palaeozoic low grade metamorphosed units of Saxony: biostratigraphy, regional geology and new methodical approaches.2003 - 2004O. Elicki,
H. Walter,
M. Zeidler
German Research Council (DFG), Jordan Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST)Paleoecology and environment analysis of Cambrian carbonates of the southern Dead Sea region (Jordan).2000 - 2002O. Elicki,
J. Schneider,
R. Shinaq,
K. Bandel
German Research Council (DFG)Facies and paleoecology in the final stage of a Cambrian carbonate platform - the small shelly fauna of the Campo Pisano Fm. / SW Sardinia.1997 - 2003O. Elicki,
P. Münzberger,
Y. Hamann,
Th. Wotte
German Research Council (DFG)Cambrian carbonates of Germany: palaeobiogeography, fauna and facies analysis.1992 - 1997O. Elicki,
J. Schneider


Organizer of the following conferences

name / topic

duration

FREIBERG 1997
"Stratigraphy, Sedimentation and Basin Development in the Carboniferous and Permian", Colloquium at Freiberger Geotage (48th BHT-Conference).

June, 18th - 21st, 1997

FREIBERG 2002
"Late Carboniferous to Early Triassic of Central Europe - Processes and their Timing"
Workshop at Freiberger Geotage (53rd BHT-Conference).

June, 21st - 23rd, 2002

FREIBERG 2004
"Late Westphalian terrestrial biotas and palaeoenvironments of the Variscan Foreland and adjacent intramontane basins" (Central European Meeting of IGCP 469) & "Environmental reconstruction and stratigraphy in the Palaeozoic" (COTTA workshop).

October, 9th - 11th, 2004

FREIBERG 2007
"Fossil Ecosystems", 77. Annual Meeting of the German Palaeontological Society.

September, 16th - 20th, 2007

FREIBERG 2009
"DARWIN COLLOQUIUM" in honour of the 150th anniversary of the publication of "On the Origin of Species ..." and the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth.

June, 11th - 13th, 2009

FREIBERG 2010
"15th International Field Conference of the Cambrian Stage Subdivision Working Group - PRAGUE 2010" (International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy). Organizer of the Freiberg workshop "Cambrian of the Saxo-Thuringian".

June, 9th - 11th, 2010

CPC 2014
"International Field Meeting on Carboniferous and Permian Non-Marine - Marine Correlation".

July, 21th - 27th, 2014

Micropalaeontological Special Exhibition at terra mineralia
"Foraminiferen - Kleine Baumeister im Ozean (Foraminifera - Little Builders in the Ocean)".
- more than 5000 visitors ! -

September, 19th - November, 30th, 2014


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Oral and poster presentations

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