Diethard San­ders

Current research interests

  • Physical stratigraphy (sequence stratigraphy)
  • Taphonomy and palaeoecology of bioconstructions
  • Terrestrial carbonates

Present research projects

  • 'Catastrophic rockslides in the Alps' (Co-proponent, together with Marc Ostermann)
  • 'Lower Permian cyclic sediments and reef mounds of the Carnic Alps and in New Mexico


  • History of Earth and evolution of life
  • Sedimentary facies and environments
  • Sedimentary facies and environments, 2
  • Principles of stratigraphy
  • Physical stratigraphy
  • Sequence stratigraphy
  • Carbonate sequence stratigraphy
  • Field mapping
  • Palaeontological interpretation of thin sections
  • Carbonate sedimentology
  • Environment and sediments
  • Depositional systems
  • Basin development
  • Principles of palaeoclimatology and palaeoceanography
  • Geomorphology for geologists
  • Guided field excursions (Alps, Apennines, Florida-Bahamas, Pyrenees)
  • Seminars: Global Change, Recent Tropical Carbonates, Palaeoclimate indicators
  • Sedimentary records and palaeoceanography (together with Michael Sarnthein)
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