Prof. Dr. Jörg W. Schneider

 

Prof. Dr. Jörg W. Schneider
Freiberg University
Geological Institute

Department of Palaeontology
D-09599 Freiberg
Bernhard-von-Cotta street 2
phone: +49 (0)3731-39-2856
fax: +49 (0)3731-39-3599
email: schneidjatgeo [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

 

 


Curriculum vitae

Position:

Professor emeritus, Dept. of Palaeontology, Geological Institute

 

Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg

phone:

+49-3731-392856

fax:

+49-3731-393126

e-mail:

schneidjatgeo [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

 

 

Date of Birth

August 23th 1948

Civil status

married

private Address:

Dr. Külz-Str. 5, D-09599 Freiberg

 

Education
1963-1967 Abitur (university-entrance diploma), Erweiterte Oberschule (secondary school) Bad Berka, Thüringen; linked with professional training in agricultural technology

Professional Education
1967-1968: derrick man and sampler in the natural gas exploration in Thuringia

1968-1972: Study of Geosciences at the Freiberg University (Bergakademie Freiberg)

1972: Diploma (MSc) in Geology

1974-1977: PhD dissertation in Palaeontology: “Zur Taxonomie und Biostratigraphie der Blattodea (Insecta) des Siles und Rotliegenden der DDR“ (Taxonomy and biostratigraphy of Blattodea (Insecta) of the Late Carboniferous and Permian in East-Germany), Freiberg University

1977: PhD degree “magna cum laude”

1981: Habilitation, Freiberg University, theme of Thesis: „Die Phylogenie der Blattodea und die Arealdynamik der Entomofauna im Jungpaläozoikum“ (Phylogeny of the order Blattodea and the areal-dynamics of Late Palaeozoic entomofaunas)

Employment History
since 03/2016: Professor emeritus (retired)

1992-2016: University Professor (C3) for Palaeontology, Technical University Berg­aka­de­mie Freiberg

1987-1992: Professor of Palaeontology, Bergakademie Freiberg

1982-1987: Dozent (university lecturer) of Palaeontology, Bergakademie Freiberg

1976-1982: Research Scientist at Freiberg University, PI in the project “Biostratigraphy, Palentomology and Ichnology of the Upper Carboniferous and Permian” funded by the Central Geological Institute of G.D.R. (1977-1980)

1972-1976: Scientific Assistant at the Palaeontology Professorship, Freiberg University, PI in the project “Biostratigraphy of Permocarboniferous Entomofaunas” funded by the Central Geological Institute of G.D.R. (1975-1977)

1973-1974: 18 months military service


Projects (without numerous projects for different oil and gas exploring companies and State Geologi­cal Surveys)

2013-2015 Project leader DAAD Scholarship Program for PhD students in Germany (Sandwich type) Research project TU Freiberg/Capital Normal University Bejing –“Local faunas as a proxy for investigating insect evolution: the case of Grylloblattida across the Late Palaeozoic and Early Mesozoic.”

2013-2016 Project leader Schn 408/22Multistratigraphic framework for continental Permian-Triassic boundary sections of northern Pangaea: key to a better understanding of the ecological consequences of the end-Permian crisis in the terrestrial realm.” German Research Foundation (DFG) (submitted)

2012-2014 Project co-leader Sino-German Cooperation Group in Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy (SGCGPS) of the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences and German institutes (Münster, Freiberg, Erlangen, Munich) “Biotic and climatic evolution during the late Palaeozoic icehouse-greenhouse transition in the eastern and western Palaeo-Tethys”

2012-2014 Poject leader DAAD-Project (Sandwich-Programm, Universities El Jadida, Morocco/Freiberg): “Les dépôts continentaux du Paléozoïque supérieur du bassin de Souss (Haut Atlas, Maroc) : Paléoentomologie, Paléobotanique, Paléoichnologie, Paléoécologie et Biostratigraphie.”

2012-2014 Project leader Schn 408/21” Pilot study on evolution of Late Palaeo­zoic insects of the Souss basin, Morocco” German Research Foundation (DFG)

2012-2014 Project leader Schn 408/20 “Revision of the basal sphenacodonts (Hapto­dontinae): systematic and evolutionary implications.” German Research Foundation (DFG)

2011-2013 Project leader DAAD-Project (Sandwich-Programm, Universities El Jadida, Morocco/Freiberg): “Late Palaeozoic and Early Mesozoic continental ichnofaunas of Morocco: ichnotaxonomy, palaeoecology, and biostratigraphy”.

2009-2011 Project leader Schn 408/17 “Late Palaeozoic - Early Mesozoic tetrapod-ichnofaunas of Morocco” German Research Foundation (DFG)

2009-2013 Project leader Schn 408/16-1 and 2 “Cenozoic sediments of the Tajik basin, Pamir” German Research Foundation (DFG)  

2008-2012 Project leader DAAD-Project (Sandwich-Programm, Universities El Jadida, Morocco/Freiberg): «La limite Permien supérieur - Trias supérieur du bassin d’Argana (Haut-Atlas) et le Trias supérieur du bassin de Sidi Said Maachou.»

2008-2012 Project leader Schn 408/14 “Palaeoecology and migration behaviour of the Palaeozoic to Mesozoic freshwater sharks Lissodus and Orthacanthus using stable isotopes” German Research Foundation (DFG)

2008-2011 Project co-leader DAAD-Project (Sandwich-Programm, University El Jadida, Morocco/Freiberg): “La limite Permien supérieur - Trias supérieur du bassin d’Argana (Haut-Atlas) et le Trias supérieur du bassin de Sidi Said Maachou (Méseta occidental) (Maroc); stratigraphie, sédimentologie, tectonique, géochimie et minéralisations associées.”

2008-2009 supervisor Humboldt Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Dr. Olivier Bethoux: “Retrodeformation procedure of asymmetric objects and reassessment of fossil insect diversity”

2006-2009 Project co-leader Vo 1466/1 “Ecosystem reconstruction of an extraordinary Tri­as­sic lake basin (Madygen Formation, Southern Fergana Valley, Kyrgyz­stan, Cen­tral Asia) German Research Foundation (DFG)

2006-2012 co-Project Cco-leader “Geochemistry and Stratigraphy of Late Palaeozoic Palaeo-soils in Laurasia and Gondwana for palaeoclimate modeling” in cooperation with the Boise State University Idaho

2006-2009 Project leader „Climate modeling of the Carboniferous-Permian Pangea“ Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR)

2005-2008, Project leader DFG Schn 408/13 “Initiation of Jurassic Ferrar Group Magmatism in North Victoria Land, Antarctica: - stratigraphic age, composition and depositional environment of volcaniclastic and epiclastic sediments of the Exposure Hill and Section Peak Formation, Beacon Supergroup”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

2005-2008 Project leader Schn 408/12, “Biostratigraphy of marine/non-marine Virgilian and Wolfcampian sequences in New Mexico for local to global correlations”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

2005-2009 Project Co-leader Schn 408/11 “Initiation of Ferrar flood-basalt volcanism in North Victoria Land, Antarctica”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

2003-2005 Project leader „Angewandte Modellierung im Schwerpunktprojekt „Steinkohlenbergbaureviere Zwickau und Lugau/Oelsnitz mittels GoCad, Teil 3: „Das Strukturmodell als Grundlage für hydrogeologische Aussagemöglichkeiten“. (GoCad 3-D modeling of former coal mining area Zwickau for application in hydrogeology) State Geological Survey of Saxony 

2002-2005, Project leader, Schn 408/10 “The evolution of a Playa to a Sabkha system (Permian, North German Basin)”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

2001-2004 Project co-leader DAAD-Projekt (Sandwich-Programm, Universities El Jadida, Marocco /Freiberg): „La stratigraphie des facies continentaux du Haut Atlas et du Maroc Central“

2001-2003 Project co-leader “Integrative calibration of the Silurian-Permian time scale” German Research Foundation (DFG)

1999-2002 Project leader Schn 408/8 “Conchostracan biostratigraphy – a tool for interregional correlations”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

1997-2002 Project leader Schn 408/7 “Permian red beds of the Lodève basin”, German Research Founda­tion (DFG)                                                                                                  

1995-1998 Project leader Schn 408/5, “Flysch and molasses in the final stage of the Variscides – age and geotectonic position”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

1994-1996 Project Co-leader Schn 408/4 “Cadomian hydrothermalites in the Middle European Variscides” German Research Foundation (DFG)

1993-1995 Project leader Schn 408/3 “Sedimentology, stratigraphy and geotectonic position of shert-graywacke-volcanit associations of Cadomian crustal segment in Middle European Variscides” German Research Foundation (DFG)

1993-1995 Project leader Schn 408/2 “Extra-montaneous basins in the Variscan final stage”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

1992-1997 Project leader Schn 408/1, “Cambrian Carbonates in Germany”, German Research Foundation (DFG)

1991-1995 Project co-leader, “Integrated stratigraphic analysis and well-log interpretation of gas exploration wells in the Carboniferous and Permian of North Germany”, German Society for Petroleum and Coal Sciences and Technology

Since 1991 Consultant for hydrocarbon exploration companies (EEg Gommern GmbH, BEB, Mobil Oil, Gaz de France, Wintershall)

1986-1990 PI, “Biostratigraphy of low-grade metamorphic Variscan series” funded by the Central Geological Institute of G.D.R.

1980-1988 Project co-leader “Magnetostratigraphy/Biostratigraphy of Late Palaeozoic and Early Mesozoic deposits in Germany and Austria” in collaboration with University Leoben, Austria

1985-1986 Project leader “Saxonian of the North German Basin / Autunian in the North of GDR” funded by the Central Geological Institute of G.D.R.

1982-1984 Project leader “Permocarboniferous bio- and lithostratigraphy of the deep well Querfurt 1”, funded by EEG Gommern

1981-1984 Project leader, Project “Biostratigraphy and integrated facies analysis of the Late Palaeozoic” funded by the Central Geological Institute of G.D.R.


Selected other duties & achievements

1982-2013

1988‑1990

1990-2002

1994-present

1998-present

 1999-2001

and 2007-2009

2007-2012

2008-present

2009-present

2010-present

2012-present

co-editor Freiberger Forschungshefte, Reihe C, Paläontologie, Stratigraphie, Fazies 

Students Dean of Geology, Freiberg University

Chair of the examination board for Geology and Palaeontology

Students Dean of Geosciences, Freiberg University

Voting Member IUGS/IGCP Sub-Commission on Permian Stratigraphy

Vice-president Palaeontological Society in Germany


Member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Review Board 314 Geology and Palaeontology 

Associate editor “Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geologische Wissenschaften”

Member of the editorial board "Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments"

Member of the editorial board "Bulletin of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History"

Vice chairman IUGS/IGCP Sub-Commission on Permian Stratigraphy

Reviewer: National Science Foundation USA, National Science Foundation South Africa, Czech Grand Commission, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, German Academic Exchange Survey


Special topics

Correlation charts:

CPT Global Nonmarine-Marine Correlation Chart

jpg file download (3.23 Mb)
Corel Draw file download (348 kb)
Adobe Illustrator file download (432 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins of Europe I: Lodève Basin, Autun Basin, Bourbon l'Archambault Basin, Blanzy-Montceau Basin, Northern France, Midlands (England)

europe1.pdf  (374 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins of Europe II: Saar-Nahe Basin, Thuringian Forest Basin, Saale Basin, Ilfeld Basin, NW-Saxony, Erzgebirge Basin

europe2.pdf  (393 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins of Europe III: outcrops of the Erzgebirge, Döhlen Basin, North German Depression

europe3.pdf  (395 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins of Europe IV: Polish Depression, Central and Western Bohemian basins, Krkonoše-Piedmont Basin, Intra-Sudetic Basin, North-Sudetic Basin

europe4.pdf  (390 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins of Europe V: Boskovice Graben, S-Alps (Val Gardena), Carnic Alps, San Giorgio Basin, Guardia Pisano Basin, Perdasdefogu Basin

europe5.pdf  (348 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins of Europe VI: Escalaplano Basin, Seui Basin, NW-Sardinia, SW-Barent Sea, Svalbard

europe6.pdf  (380 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins outside Europe I: New Mexico (Lucero uplift), SW-North America, Paraná Basin, Karoo Basin

world1.pdf  (353 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins outside Europe II: India (composite), Kashmir, Sydney Basin, Canning Basin, Tiddas Basin, Bouterhella Basin

world2.pdf  (362 kb)

Correlation chart of basins Permocarboniferous outside Europe III: Bou Achouch Basin, Chougrane Basin, Khénifra Basin, Mechraâ Ben Abbou Basin, Senhaja Basin

world3.pdf  (332 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins outside Europe IV: Oulad Maâchou Basin, Ourika Basin, Oued Zat Basin, Souss Basin

world4.pdf  (338 kb)

Correlation chart of Permocarboniferous basins outside Europe V: Donezk Basin, S-Urals, Baoshan Block, E-Yangtze Platform

world5.pdf  (390 kb)

 

Publications

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(last modified 08/06/2011)