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Dr. habil. Anja Maria Schleicher

Dr. habil. Anja Maria Schleicher
Building B, Room 327 (Büro)
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Research Scientist 
  • Head of the X-ray laboratory (XRD/XRF) 
  • Managing the clay mineralogy laboratory 

Research Interests:

  • Fluid-rock interaction, deformation and alteration processes of rocks from the upper crust
  • Influence of clay minerals to the seismic behavior of a fault  
  • Diagenesis and low grade metamorphism in different geological settings 
  • Dating fault zones
  • The role of clay minerals in nuclear waste repositories


  • Relating physical properties from geophysical downhole logging data with clay mineralogy from drill core samples of the ICDP lake Junin drilling project (DFG SPP1006)
  • Integrity of nuclear waste repository systems -cross-scale system understanding and analysis (proposal Zukunftsthemen 2017)

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