Associated Seminars

See below for the Winter Semester 2018/2019 seminar schedules from our participating UIBK Institutes


Interdisciplinary seminar: Climate change of long and short timescales

Thursday, 12.00-13:30, Faculty of Geo- and Atmospheric Science

This seminar is explicitly open to people from all departments and different research areas. All presenters are encouraged to follow the seminar guidelines in order to reach a broader audience and to spark a fruitful discussion.

Date Talk 1 Talk 2 Moderation: Room:

18.10.2018 Stacy Carolin: Speleothems reveal abrupt rainfall changes in Western Asia, 190-70 ka BP
Gina Moseley Geology (2nd floor) Sammlungsraum
8.11.2018 Paul Wilcox: Millennial-scale glacial climate variability in Southeastern Alaska follows Dansgaard-Oeschger cyclicity Yanjun Cai (guest professor from Xian/China): Speleothem records from the marginal zone of the Asian monsoon and their palaeoclimatic implications Christoph Spötl Geography (7th floor) seminar room 60706
22.11.2018 Ivana Stiperski: Why is the shape of turbulence important?
Fabien Maussion Geology (2nd floor) Sammlungsraum

06.12.201 Lukas Umek: Interaction between Alpine Foehn and cold-air pools: High-Resolution Numerical Modelling Hanns Kerschner: Lateglacial glaciers in the Northern Alps of Tyrol, the neverending story  Lindsey Nicholson Geography (7th floor) seminar room 60706
13.12.2018 Walter Rabl / Klaus Oeggl: Mummification of "Ötzi" reconsidered Mathias Rotach: Can we get reliable information about the climate conditions in the year of Ötzi’s tragedy? Kurt Nicolussi Geology (2nd floor) Sammlungsraum
10.01.2019 Fabien Maussion: New opportunities for education and outreach from online platforms: examples from a glacier model Gabriella Koltai: Cryogenic cave carbonates from the Eastern Alps (Termin noch nicht fix)
Geology (2nd floor) Sammlungsraum
17.01.2019 Christian Lamprecht: NOx, ozone and recent measurements (working title) Johannes Horak: Computationaly efficient modelling of precipitation with ICAR in complex topography Thomas Karl Geology (2nd floor) Sammlungsraum
24.01.2019 Klemens Weisleitner: Geotextiles on glaciers - ecological spell or blessing ? Georg Kaser: Snow cover dynamics and distributed glacier mass balance - a FWF/DFG DACH project Karin Koinig Geology (2nd floor) Sammlungsraum
31.01.2019 Kurt Nicolussi: Traces of large volcanic eruptions in Alpine tree rings

Geology (2nd floor) Sammlungsraum


ACINN Graduate Seminar

Wednesday, 11.45-13:00, ACINN, Room 60819 SR

Find below the list of speakers for the current term. Click on a title for more details, the abstract for the presentation and where available slides for post-presentation reference. The Google Calendar acinn.seminar is public and you may want to add it to your calendars for the most up-to-date info.

Title Speaker Institution Time
Fog Otto Klemm University of Münster 3 Oct 2018 - 11:45am
Modeling snow depth extremes in Austria Harald Schellander ZAMG 17 Oct 2018 - 11:45am
TBA Julie Lundquist University of Colorado 14 Nov 2018 - 11:45am
Extending limited (few-years) in situ mountain weather observations to the baseline climate: A true verification case study Marlis Hofer ACINN 21 Nov 2018 - 11:45am
Polar Ozone: The story of the ozone hole and a its recovery Birgit Hassler DLR 28 Nov 2018 - 11:45am
Stable isotopes in Antarctic precipitation – from paleoclimatology to Polar Ocean freshening Elisabeth Schlosser ACINN 5 Dec 2018 - 11:45am
Predicting the weather in Europe on timescales of weeks to months Daniela Domeisen ETH Zürich 12 Dec 2018 - 11:45am
TBA Jean Emmanuel Sicart IRD 16 Jan 2019 - 11:45am
A Lagrangian particle dispersion model for urban applications Stefan Stöckl ACINN 23 Jan 2019 - 11:45am
TBA Stanislav Juran Czech Globe 30 Jan 2019 - 11:45am

 Additional Talks

Title Speaker Institution Time
TBA Laura Sangalli Politecnico di Milano 7 Dec 2018 - 11:00am

Geokolloquium 2018 - Institute of Geology and Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography

Thursday, 17.00,  Institute of Geology - Veranstaltungsforum (Sammlung), 2 floor 



Lennart Fischer (Institut für Geo- und Umweltwissenschaften, Universität Freiburg):
“The formation of layering in mafic intrusions: Lessons from the upper Zone of the
Bushfeld Complex.

25.10.18 Sergio Ando (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; University of MilanoBicocca):
“Mineralogy of silt-sized sediments: A novel approach for provenance studies.”
08.11.18 Reiner Klemd (GeoZentrum, Universität Erlangen): “Fluid-mediated mass transport in
subduction zones and its link to arc-related volcanism and ore deposits: Constraints
from eclogite-facies high-pressure veins.”
15.11.18 Judy McKenzie (Geologisches Institut, ETH Zürich): “The demise of a salt giant: Dolomite
formation at the termination of the Messinian Salinity Crisis in the Ionian Basin.”
29.11.18 Benjamin Huet (Geologische Bundesanstalt, Wien): “Mülltrennung in der östlichen
Innsbrucker Quarzphyllit Zone.”
06.12.18 Achim Hermann (Department of Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University):
“Towards an understanding of the tectonostratigraphy of Laurentia during the Taconic
13.12.18 Péter Németh (Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of
Sciences, Budapest): “What can we learn by studying minerals using transmission electron
10.01.19 Hendrik Nowak (Naturmuseum Bozen): “Das Massensterben an der Perm/TriasGrenze
in den Süd- und Ostalpen.”


Tamara Djordjevic (Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallographie, Universität Wien):
“Understanding contaminants associated with mine waste of the Lojane As-Sb-Cr
deposit, Macedonia.”


Ludovic Ferriére (Naturhistorisches Museum Wien): “What have we learned from the
IODP-ICDP expedition 364 drilling of the dino-killing Chicxulub asteroid impact crater?”