Tobias Schwestermann toby


phone: +43 512 507 54234
fax: +43 512 507 54399



Reseach interests:

  • Sedimentology
  • Marine geology and geophysics
  • Paleoseismology
  • Submarine landslides and turbidites



Present: PhD student at the University of Innsbruck. Studying extreme event deposits archived in the sedimentary record offshore Japan; Supervisor: Prof. M. Strasser

2014-2016: Master in Earth Sciences at ETH Zurich. Master thesis: Mass-movement event stratigraphy in Lake Constance; Supervisor: Prof. F. S. Anselmetti

2014: Exchange semester at the University of Bergen, Norway

2011-2014: Bachelor in Earth Sciences at ETH Zurich. Bachelor thesis: Erosion and sedimentation in Lake Zurich - the influence of lake currents on sedimentary processes; Supervisor: Prof. M. Strasser


Reseach Expeditions:

2013-present: Several field campaigns (coring, reflection seismics, airgun seismics, bathymetry) on Swiss lakes.

Ocean-going Research Expeditions:

2016: R/V Sonne Cruise SO251B: Research Cruise to the Nankai Trough - Kumano Basin (Geophysicist / Sedimentologist / Student trainee)

2016: R/V Sonne Cruise SO251A: Research Cruise to the Japan Trench (Geophysicist / Sedimentologist / Student trainee)

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