Dr. Cindy Kunkel

Building A 69, Room 310
Telegrafenberg
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

  • Data management of scientific drilling projects within the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP)
  • Contact person for research data management in Department 4. 

Research Interests:

Sedimentology with focus on terrestrial depositional environments and aquifer characterization

Career:

Since 09/2019 Geoforschungszentrum Potsdam (GFZ)

2016 - 2019 Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics (LIAG)

  •  Characterisation of geothermal resources in NW-Germany and in northern Bavaria
  •  Development of an e-learning portal for deep geothermal energy

2010 - 2016 Research Associate at the faculty of General and Historical Geology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

  • Aquifer characterisation
  • Facies studies
  • Buntsandstein
  • Data management of a scientific drilling in the BMBF-project INFLUINS

Education:

2010 - 2016 PhD student at the faculty of General and Historical Geology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

  • PhD-thesis: Facies and Aquifer Characterization of the Triassic Buntsandstein in Central Germany

2007 - 2009 Master studies in Geosciences, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

  • Master-thesis: Stratigraphic trends in the composition and diagenesis of Lower Aptian Lithocodium-Bacinella facies (Shu’aiba Formation, Sultanate of Oman): Implications for reservoir properties

2004 - 2007 Bachelor studies in Geosciences, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

  • Bachelor-thesis: Impaktbrekzien der Rochechouart Struktur, Frankreich (in German language)

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