Melanie Bartz

Master of Science
Melanie Bartz
in C2

University of Cologne
Institute of Geography

    Albertus-Magnus-Platz
50923 Cologne
Germany 
     
    Phone:   +49 (0)221-470 6263
  E-mail:   mbartz1@uni-koeln.de

CRC 806 - Project Affiliation:

Project C2
Early Holocene Contacts between Africa and Europe and their Palaeoenvironmental Context

Project Z3
Integrated Research Training Group(IRTG)

Scientific Interests:

  • Geoarchaeology
  • Quaternary environmental evolution
  • Sedimentology
  • Luminescence dating

Ph.D. Research Topic:

Quaternary fluvial environments in the eastern Rif (Morocco) inferred from geochronological and geoarchaeological investigations

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. Brückner

Advisor: Dr. Gilles Rixhon

Education:

Since 2014: Ph.D. student at Institute of Geography, University of Cologne.

2013: M.Sc. in Quaternary Science and Geoarchaeology, University of Cologne

M.Sc. thesis: Luminescence dating of alluvial sediments - a methodological study at a palaeolithic site in Morocco

2011: B.Sc. in Geography, University of Cologne

B.Sc. thesis: Mauern im Meer - eine geoarchäologische Fallstudie über anthropogene Strukturen in der Bucht von Elaia, Türkei

Field Work / Research Assignments:

  • Pergamum (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the ancient harbour in the Bay of Elaia (2010, 2011 & 2012)

  • Ainos (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the ancient harbour of Ainos (2011)

  • Miletus (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the Miletus peninsula (2011)

  • Luni (Italy) - Palaeoenvironmental evolution (2010)

  • Asea Valley (Greece) - Palaeoclimate reconstruction in a lake archive (2010)

  • Helike (Greece) - Geoarchaeology and tsunami research (2010)

  • Afsou (Morocco) - Geoarchaeology and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction, M.Sc. thesis CRC 806 C2-project (2011, 2012)

Appointments:

Student Research Assistant:

11/2010-12/2013

Institute of Geography (University of Cologne) in the working group "Geoarchaeology, Coastal Research and Geochronology" (Prof. Dr. H. Brückner)

Conferences Attended:

Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Zander, A., Brill, D., Eiwanger, J., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H., 2013. Linking wadi deposits with archaeological sites - the case study of Ifri n'Ammar in Morocco. INQUA Early Career Research Conference 2nd-6th December 2013. Wollongong. (oral presentation)

Bartz, M. , Klasen, N., Zander, A., Brill, D., Eiwanger, J., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H., 2013. Luminescence dating of alluvial sediments - a methodological research in the vicinity of the palaeolithic site Ifri n'Ammar, Morocco. LED Deutsche Lumineszenz- und ESR-Datierungs Tagung 25th-27th October 2013. Freiberg. (poster presentation)

Bartz, M ., Klasen, N., Eiwanger, J., Hilgers, A., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H., 2013. Luminescence dating and sedimentological investigations of alluvial archives in the Mediterranean: A case study of a prehistoric site in Morocco, Ifri n’Ammar. 8th IAG International Conference on Geomorphology 27th-31st August 2013. Paris. (oral presentation)

Bartz, M. , Klasen, N., Eiwanger, J., Hilgers, A., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H., 2013. Luminescence dating of alluvial archives in the Mediterranean: the case study of a prehistoric site in Morocco, Ifri n’Ammar. 2nd-4th May 2013: Arbeitskreis Geoarchäologie. Cottbus. (poster presentation)

Bartz, M. , Feuser, S., Seeliger, M., Brückner, H., 2013. Mauern im Meer - Eine geoarchäologische Studie entschlüsselt die Nutzung anthropogener Strukturen in der Bucht von Elaia/Türkei. 18th-20th April 2013: Arbeitskreis für Meere und Küsten. Cologne. (oral presentation)

Publications:

Seeliger, M., Brill, D., Feuser, S., Bartz, M., Erkul, E., Kelterbaum, D., Vött, A., Klein, C., Pirson, F., Brückner, H., in press. Purpose and age of underwater walls in the Bay of Elaia (western Turkey) - a multidisciplinary approach. Geoarchaeology.

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Erkul, E., Feuser, S., Kelterbaum, D., Klein, C., Pirson, F., Vött, A., Brückner, H., 2013. Taken from the sea, reclaimed by the sea - The fate of the closed harbour of Elaia, the maritime satellite city of Pergamum (Turkey). Quaternary International 312, 70-83.

Pint, A., Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Kelterbaum, D., Brückner, H., in press. Die Rekonstruktion der Paläoumwelt von Elaia anhand von mikropaläontologischen, sedimentologischen und geochemischen Kriterien. In: Pirson, F. et al.: Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2012. Archäologischer Anzeiger 2013.

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Brückner, H., in press. Umweltgeschichte Elaias. In: Zimmermann, M.: Urbane Strukturen und bürgerliche Identität im Hellenismus. Mainz.

Seeliger, M., Brückner, H., Bartz, M., Feuser, S., Knipping, M., Pirson, F., 2012. The Harbour of Pergamum - Coastal Evolution of the Bay of Elaia (NW Turkey).In: Bebermeier, W., Hebenstreit, R., Kaiser, E., Krause, J. (eds.). Landscape Archaeology. Proceedings of the International Conference held in Berlin, 6th-8th June 2012.

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Brückner, H., 2012. Der geschlossene Hafen von Elaia. In: Pirson, F. et al. Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2011. Archäologischer Anzeiger 2012.

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Brückner, H., 2011. Mauern im Meer - eine geoarchäologische Studie in der Bucht von Elaia. In: Pirson, F. et al.: Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2010. Archäologischer Anzeiger 2011.

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