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Profilfoto von  Dr. Fiorenza Deon

Dr. Fiorenza Deon

Sektion 6.2: Geothermische Energiesysteme

Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam
Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ

Haus A 69, Raum 204
14473 Potsdam
Telefon: +49 331 288-28714
E-Mail: fiorenza.deon(at)


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Funktion und Aufgaben:

Exploration geologist in magmatic fields in East Java (Indonesia).

Wissenschaftliche Interessen:

Integrated exploration methods based on rock petrology and fluid chemistry in hidden geothemal magmatic fields.


2000-2006: Master degree in Geology/Mineralogy  at “La Sapienza University” Rome Italy.
2004: Semester exchange (Erasmus Program) at the University of Tübingen, Germany.
2006-2009: PhD at Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum-Potsdam Germany. Title of the PhD Thesis: “Water in coesite and wadsleyite: quantification, incorporation mechanism and effect on the phase stability".
2010 until today: Research scientist (Post Doc) at GFZ Potsdam.

Werdegang / Ausbildung:

1999: Abroad exchange year in Midland high-school Midland, USA.
2001: Atmospheric science summer classes at UCLA, University of Los Angeles, USA
2004: Semester exchange (Erasmus Program) at the University of Tübingen, Germany.


"Sustainability concepts for exploitation of geothermal reservoirs in Indonesia – capacity building and methodologies for site deployment"


Prize as best outstanding student Paper at the AGU meeting Fall 2008 meeting:
“The 410-km discontinuity: water fractionation in wadsleyite and consequences on the olivine-wadsleyite phase boundary"