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Dr.

Mark Sangen

Graduate-Geographer

Institute of Physical Geography
Altenhöferallee 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main

Tel.: +49-(0)69-798-40164
Fax: +49-(0)69-798-40169
e-mail: m.sangen(at)em.uni-frankfurt.de

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Scientific career

1994-2002 Studied geography, physical geography, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt; Subsidiary subjects: Hydrology, meteorology
2002 Degree thesis “Integrated water resources and river catchment area management in southern Africa (SADC states) on the example of the Inkomati River taking particular account of the water management and the recent landscape dynamics”
seit 2004 Scientific employee at the J. W. Goethe University, doctorate thesis: “Investigation of the alluvions of the Ntem and Nyong for their paleo-environmental content, taking into account the cultural development and consequences”

     

Main subjects

  • Tropical geomorphology
  • Quarternary landscape history
  • Interpretation of fluvial/alluvial sediments
  • C14 chronology

 

Regional focuses

Africa south of the Sahara, Mainly Cameroon

 

Project work

DFG Research Group 510: Ecological change and cultural upheaval in West and Central Africa; Part-project ReSaKo (Rainforest-savannah contact)

 

Publications

RUNGE, J., EISENBERG, J. & SANGEN, M. (2005):"Ökologischer Wandel und kulturelle Umbrüche in West- und Zentralafrika" - Prospektionsreise nach Südwestkamerun vom 05.03.-03.04.2004 im Rahmen der DFG-Forschergruppe 510: Teilprojekt 'Regenwald-Savannen-Kontakt (ReSaKo)'. - Geo-Öko, XXVI: 135-154.

RUNGE, J., EISENBERG, J. & SANGEN, M. (2006): Geomorphic evolution of the Ntem alluvial basin and physiogeographic evidence for Holocene environmental changes in the rain forest of SW Cameroon (Central Africa) - preliminary results. - Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, N.F., Suppl.-Bd.145: 63-79.

RUNGE, J., EISENBERG, J. & SANGEN, M. (2006): Eiszeit im Tropischen Regenwald: Der ewige Wald – eine Legende? Forschung aktuell, Sonderheft Afrika, 2: 34-37. > pdf (1 MB)

SANGEN, M. (2007): Physiogeographische Untersuchungen zur holozänen Umweltgeschichte an Alluvionen des Ntem-Binnendeltas im tropischen Regenwald SW-Kameruns. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie, Teil 1, 1/4: 113-128.

SANGEN, M. (2008): New evidence on palaeoenvironmental conditions in SW Cameroon since the Late Pleistocene derived from alluvial sediments of the Ntem River. – In: Runge, J.: Dynamics of forest ecosystems in Central Africa during the Holocene. Past – Present – Future. Palaeoecology of Africa, 28: 79-101.

 

Presentations

EISENBERG, J. & SANGEN, M. (2005): ReSaKo – Regenwald-Savannen-Kontakt – Spurensuche im Tropischen Regenwald Kameruns. Jahrestagung der Afrikagruppe deutscher Geowissenschaftler, Hamburg (Geowissenschaftliche Afrikaforschung – ein Abenteuer?).

SANGEN, M. (2006): New evidence on palaeoenvironmental conditions in SW Cameroon since the Late Pleistocene derived from alluvial sediments of the Ntem River. Workshop der DFG-Forschergruppe 510, 2006, Jaunde, Kamerun, „Dynamic of forest ecosystems in Central Africa during the Holocene: Past – Present – Future”.

SANGEN, M. (2006): Reconstruction of palaeoenvironmental conditions in SW Cameroon since the Late Pleistocene by information derived from alluvial sediments of the Ntem River. IAG-Konferenz, 2006, Goiânia, Brasilien, „Tropical and Subtropical Geomorphology: processes, methods and techniques”.

 

Posters

EISENBERG, J. & SANGEN, M. (2006): Untersuchungen zu Neotektonik und Paläoumwelt im westlichen Äquatorialafrika – ReSaKo (Regenwald-Savannen-Kontakt). Jahrestagung der Afrikagruppe deutscher Geowissenschaftler 2006, Würzburg (Afrika im Jahr der Wüsten).

RUNGE, J., SANGEN, M., EISENBERG, J. & KANKEU, B. (2007): Environmental Change in SW Cameroon? An insight into the Late Quaternary landscape evolution of the Ntem interior delta. Internationales Kolloquium, 2007, Jaunde, Kamerun (L’Afrique Centrale, le Cameroun et les changements globaux).

 

Teaching

  • Pro-seminar Relief and Soil (summer semester 2004 und 2005)
  • Climatological land measurements (summer semester 2006)
  • Seminar on regional geography with major field trip: Cameroon (winter semester 2007/2008)

 

Memberships

Centre for Interdisciplinary African Research (ZIAF)

 

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