Personal profile:

Profile photo of  M. Sc. Volker Ziegs

M. Sc. Volker Ziegs

Section 3.2: Organic Geochemistry

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Building B, room 456
14473 Potsdam
Phone: +49 331 288-1797
Fax: +49 331 288-1436
e-mail: volker.ziegs(at)


About the person


since 12/2013: German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam
PhD candidate: Generation and expulsion characteristics of Upper Jurassic marine black shales of the Norwegian North Sea


2012 – 2013: German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam
Master thesis: “Primary and secondary hydrocarbon formation from Wealden Shale, Lower Saxony basin”

2011: NTNU Trondheim (exchange semester)
Studies of Petroleum geosciences

2010 – 2013: TU Bergakademie Freiberg
M.Sc. in Geosciences (sedimentology)

2006 – 2010: TU Bergakademie Freiberg
B.Sc. in Geology/Mineralogy


Mechanisms and controls on the generation and expulsion from Upper Jurassic source rocks, offshore Norway