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Physical Geography

Dr. Thomas Kolb

Curriculum Vitae
Academic Positions
since 07/2018

Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Prof. Dr. Markus Fuchs)


PhD in Physical Geography, University of Bayreuth

Title of dissertation: Middle and Upper Pleistocene fluvial terraces in an abandoned valley in Upper Franconia (Germany): Chronology and driving forces

08/2011 – 06/2018

PhD student at the Chair of Geomorphology, University of Bayreuth (Prof. Dr. Ludwig Zöller)

04/2005 – 12/2010

University studies at the University of Bayreuth
Disciplines: Geography & Economics

Title of thesis: Landscape formation in semi-humid and humid tropical areas (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Klaus Hüser)

10/1999 – 03/2005

University studies in law and economics at the University of Bayreuth.

Title of thesis: Syndicates as driving forces of economic prosperity? – An analysis based on economic theory and comparative legal studies
(Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Peter Oberender)

Member oft he following societies
  • DEUQUA – German Union for Quaternary Research
  • EGU – European Geosciences Union
  • Working Group Geoarchaeology
  • Working Group Geomorphology
  • Young Geomorphologists