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Master theses

The Division of Mineralogy and Petrology offers variety of topics for master theses. Interested students can choose from field-oriented, analytical or computer modeling topics.

Available topics

Field and analytical studies

  • Melt productivity and separation in anatectic rocks, central Schwarzwald. Supervisor: David Dolejs
  • Dehydration and partial melting recorded by granulites (Schwarzwald, Vogesen). Supervisor: David Dolejs
  • Drill core Henkenberg, Kaiserstuhl - petrologic investigations. Supervisor: Hiltrud Müller-Sigmund

Computer modeling

  • Fluid-rock interaction at elevated temperatures and pressures: case examples with the GEMS software. – Supervisor: David Dolejs
  • Thermodynamic optimization algorithm for mineral-fluid equilibria. Supervisor: David Dolejs
  • Development of alteration norm for mineral exploration and ore targeting. Supervisor: David Dolejs
  • Quantitative evaluation and modeling of rock texture. Supervisor: David Dolejs

Geological mapping

  • Petrographic and structural relationships of leptinites, granulites and anatexites, Nordschwarzwald. Supervisor: David Dolejs

Students interested in a specific topic should contact the prospective supervisor directly by email. Thesis instructions are available here.

Current and previous master theses

  • Vollenbröker, Florian (in progress): Potassic fenitization in the Fen complex, Norway. Betreuer: David Dolejs
  • Painter, Brian (2017): Assessing the geochemical diversity of shield and post-erosional stage volcanic rocks within the Canarian Archipelago. Betreuer: Venera May, Korreferat: David Dolejs
  • Grimm, Florian (2017): Chemistry and origin of garnet in metamorphic rocks in Val Strona die Omegna (Ivrea Zone). Betreuer: Charlotte Redler, Korreferat: David Dolejs
  • Skukan, Stephen (2017): Sedimentary evolution of Lake Acigöl, Turkey. Betreuer: Claire Rambeau, Korreferat: David Dolejs
  • Lauer, Anna (2017): Fluid-rock interaction in metabasic rocks: case examples from the Western Alps. Betreuer: David Dolejs, Korreferat: Charlotte Redler.
  • Alexander, Fredrik (2017): Melting and deformation processes in the migmatites between Todtnauberg and Titisee, Schwarzwald. Betreuer: David Dolejs, Korreferat: Charlotte Redler
  • Reeder, Corinna (2017): Serpentinites, Val Malenco. Betreuer: Hiltrud Müller-Sigmund, Korreferat: Wolfgang Siebel
  • Gerlitzki, Melissa (2016): Petrology of carbonatite dykes near Schelingen (Kaiserstuhl). Betreuer: David Dolejs, Korreferat: Wolfgang Siebel
  • Ring, Max (2016): Development of a test facility for the examination of borehole heat exchanger grouting processes in boreholes with vertical ground water movements. Betreuer: Ingrid Stober, Korreferat: Kurt Bucher
  • Dian, Charlotte (2015): The effect of rare earth elements (REE) on rice plant growth. Betreuer: Raul Martinez, Korreferat: Frank Preusser
  • Rudolf, Michael (2014): Structural and petrological investigation in the quarry Weichberg, Böllstein Odenwald. Betreuer: Eckardt Stein, Korreferat: Hiltrud Müller-Sigmund
  • Tobias Bader (2014): Mineralogische Untersuchung der historischen Mörtel am Freiburger Münsterchor. Betreuer: Hiltrud Müller-Sigmund, Korreferat: Reto Gieré
  • Manuel Menzel (2014): The Carbonatites of the Seiland Igneous Province. Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Charlotte Redler
  • Mariela Hernández (2014): Characterization of silica scales by FTIR spectroscopy at geothermal conditions. Betreuer: Raul Martinez, Kurt Bucher, Simona Regenspurg (GFZ Potsdam)
  • Jorge Eduardo Marquez Escobedo (2013): Geochemical characterization of coal and mine rock waste samples from the region of Cam Pha in NE-Vietnam and their effect on rice paddy soil composition and toxic metal bioavailability. Betreuer: Raul Martinez, Korreferat: Reto Gieré
  • Natalie Jendryszczyk (2013): Der Karbonatit von Stjernøya in der magmatischen Provinz Seiland, Nord-Norwegen. Betreuer: Kurt Bucher
  • Mathias Burisch (2013): Hydrothermal mineral formation and water-rock interaction at the Planggenstock Crystal Cave, Uri, Switzerland. Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Ingrid Stober
  • Christian Grimm (2013): Petrogenesis of the ViraVira Complex, Colombia. Betreuer: Anette von der Handt, Korreferat: Reto Gieré
  • Roman Schmidt (2013): Petrogenesis of the Alto Condoto Complex, Colombia. Betreuer: Anette von der Handt, Korreferat: Reto Gieré
  • Benedikt Hintersberger (2013): Weathering process of Ca-rich plagioclase in alkaline solution. Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Raul Martinez
  • Steffen Moser (2013): Quantification of the rate of magnesium carbonate formation in the presence of olivine and Synechococcus cyanobacteria species. Betreuer: Raul Martinez, Korreferat: Kurt Bucher
  • Rogg, Tobias (2011): Evaluation of measurement methods for the quality control of borehole heat exchangers in real-scale experiments under defined conditions. Betreuer: Ingrid Stober, Korreferat: Andreas Henk
  • Teiber, Holger (2011): The chemical composition of surface waters from the Seiland Igneous Province, northern Norway. Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Ingrid Stober
  • Arne Henning Zittlau (2011): Formation conditions of selected copper minerals at the locality Lubietova (Libethen), Slovakien. Betreuer: Juraj Majzlan, Korreferat: Kurt Bucher
  • Sebastian Kopf (2011): Characterization of the ore minerals in the Condoto mine district, Colombia. Betreuer: Reto Gieré, Korreferat: Hiltrud Müller-Sigmund
  • Tobias Rogg (2011): Evaluation of measurement methods for the quality control of borehole heat exchangers in real-scale experiments under defined conditions. Betreuer: Ingrid Stober, Korreferat: Andreas Henk
  • Christoph Maschowski (2011): Characterization of two types of wood pellets and their combustion products. Betreuer: Reto Gieré, Korreferat: Gwénaelle Trouve, Uni Mulhouse
  • Georgi Laukert (2011): Abyssal Pyroxenites from the ultraslow-spreading Lena Trough: Reactive melt stagnation at high pressures. Betreuer: Anette von der Handt, Korreferat: Reto Gieré
  • Jonas Wenkel (2011): Khe Chim - Antimony Mine in North Vietnam. Betreuer: Reto Gieré, Korreferat: Hiltrud Müller-Sigmund
  • Max Hildebrand (2011): Germanium in ash from coal combustion. Betreuer: Reto Gieré, Korreferat: Hiltrud Müller-Sigmund
  • Holger Teiber (2010): Chemical composition of surface waters from the Seiland Igneous Province (Northern Norway). Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Ingrid Stober
  • Artur Banaszewski (2010): Aliphatic hydrocarbons from the Mesoproterozoic Velkerri Formation in the Roper Superbasin, Australia: maturity- and source-related examination. Betreuer: Reto Gieré; Korreferat: Herbert Volk (CSIRO, Australia)

Diploma theses

  • Fischer, Daniel (2011): Entwicklung neuer Messmethoden zur Qualitätskontrolle der Hinterfüllung von Erdwärmesonden. Betreuer: Ingrid Stober, Korreferat: Andreas Henk
  • Kasten, Manuela (2011): Nutzung der oberflächennahen Geothermie. Betreuer: Ingrid Stober, Korreferat: Andreas Henk
  • Werner, Markus (2011): Messverfahren zur Bestimmung der Verfüllqualität von Erdwärmesonden. Betreuer: Ingrid Stober, Korreferat: Andreas Henk
  • Wiebe, Viktoria (2010): NEAT Wässer, Sedrun Abschnitt. Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Ingrid Stober
  • Henjes-Kunst, Elisabeth (2010): Petrographical and geochemical investigations on sphalerite from Bleiberg (Austria). Betreuer: Reto Gieré; Korreferat: Eckhardt Stein
  • Nowa Fokoua, Eric (2010): Diplomkartierung: Geologische Kartierung Trockener Steg (Ostteil). Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Andreas Henk
  • Wentworth, Tobias (2010): Diplomkartierung: Geologische Kartierung Trockener Steg (Westteil). Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Andreas Henk
  • Fischer, Daniel (2010): Entwicklung neuer Messmethoden zur Qualitätskontrolle der Hinterfüllung von Erdwärmesonden. Betreuer: Ingrid Stober
  • Dieckmann, Katharina (2010): Geologischer Teil einer Standortanalyse für Tiefe Geothermie in Sachsen-Anhalt. Betreuer: Kurt Bucher, Korreferat: Ingrid Stober
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