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Prof. Dr. Markus Fuchs

Physical Geography

Prof. Dr. Markus Fuchs
Director Department of Geography

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Department of Geography 
Physical Geography
Senckenbergstr. 1 (Postal Address)
Schlossgasse 7 (Visiting Address)
35390 Giessen

Office Hours:

+49 (0) 641 99-36205
+49 (0) 641 99-36259

Tue 1:30-3 p.m.
during the semester-break by appointment
Please contact our secretary via E-mail

New funded projects:
  • Radiofluorescence dating (IR-RF): Towards a suitable dating method for quaternary sediments.
  • Landscape Evolution of the NE Iran plateau region using Late Pleistocene to Holocene sediment archives.
  • LEM - Landscape Evolution Modeling".
    Modeling  Holocene sediment erosion and accumulation of the Waismain catchment in N-Franconia / Germany.
New Publications:
  • Fuchs, M. & Lomax, J. 2019. Stone pavements in arid environments: Does grain size matter for OSL dating? Quaternary Geochronology, 49, 191-198.
  • Richter, C., Wolf, D., Walther, F., Meng, S., Sahakyan, L., Hovakimyan, H., Wolpert, T., Fuchs, M. & Faust, D. 2020. New insights into Transcaucasian glacial-interglacial climate conditions inferred from Quaternary gastropod faunas. JQS-19-0105.R2.
  • Rousseau, D.-D., Antoine, P., Boers, N., Lagroix, F., Ghil, M., Lomax, J., Fuchs, M., Debret, M., Hatté, C., Moine, O., Gauthier, C., Jordanova, D., & Jordanova, N. 2020. DO-like events of the penultimate climate cycle: the loess point of view. Climate of the Past.
  • Tudyka K., Bluszcz, A., Poreba, G., Miaosz, S., Adamiec, G., Kolarczyk, A., Kolb, T., Lomax, J. & Fuchs, M. 2020. Increased dose rate precision in combined α and β counting in the μDose system. Radiation Measurement.
Research Interest Regional Interest
  • Geomorphology
  • Quarternary
  • Environmental Change
  • Man and Environment (Geoarchaeology)
  • Loess
  • Historic soil erosion / Sediment dynamic
  • Natural hazards
  • Luminescence dating
  • Germany
    (e.g. Hesse, Saxony, Franconia)
  • SE Europe & Armenia
  • Mediterranean
    (e. g. Israel, Jordan, Greece, Spain)
  • Iran
  • USA (California, Nevada)
  • Africa (S-Africa / Egypt)

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Senckenbergstr. 1 (Postal Address)
Schlossgasse 7  (Visiting Address)
35390 Giessen
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