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Hans-Michael Peiter

Graduate-Geographer

Institute of Physical Geography
Altenhöferallee 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main

Tel.: +49-(0)69-798-40162
Fax: +49-(0)69-798-40169
e-mail: peiter(at)em.uni-frankfurt.de

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Scientific career

1998-2006 Studied geography at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main. Subsidiary subjects: Pedology, hydrology, statistics
2006 Graduation with a degree in Physical Geography. Degree thesis: “Tropical valley soils (Marais) in Rwanda. The geomorphological development and the influence of land use, illustrated by the example of the Marais Rwasave-Rwabuye in Butare/Rwanda.”
2007-2010

Scientific assistant as part of the DFG Research Group 510 “Ecological change and cultural upheaval in West and Central Africa”

2011 Scientific assistant as part of the DFG Long-term research project: Development of complex societies in sub-Saharan Africa: The Nigerian Nok culture
since 2012 external employee and PhD Student at Institute of Physical Geography

 

Doctorate project

“Investigation of alluvions of small catchment areas for the reconstruction of the paleo-environment near Nok, Central Nigeria”

 

Main subjects

  • Tropical geomorphology
  • Paleo-environmental research
  • Fluvial and alluvial sediments of the tropics
  • Geoarchaeology
  • GIS and cartography

 

Regional focuses

Africa south of the Sahara, particularly Nigeria, Rwanda

 

Project work

DFG Research Group 510: Ecological change and cultural upheaval in West and Central Africa
DFG Long-term research project: Development of complex societies in sub-Saharan Africa: The Nigerian Nok culture

InVeKoS Project, EFTAS Fernerkundung Technologietransfer GmbH, Münster

 

Memberships

Frankfurt Geographical Society (FGG) – Committee member, Webmaster

 

geändert am 20. April 2012  E-Mail: Webmasterpeiter@em.uni-frankfurt.de

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