Dr. Daniela Müller

Building C, Room 456
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Research associate

Research Interests:

  • Annually laminated lake sediments
  • Late Quaternary climate change
  • Abrupt climate changes in the past
  • Extreme events
  • Tephrochronology


  • Since 07/2022          Postdoc at GFZ Potsdam
  • 04/2018 - 06/2022    PhD student at GFZ Potsdam
  • 12/2017 - 03/2018    Research Assistant at GFZ Potsdam
  • 07/2017 - 11/2017    Student Assistant at GFZ Potsdam


  • 04/2018 - 06/2022 PhD in Paleoclimatology, University of Potsdam and GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Potsdam. PhD thesis: Abrupt climate changes and extreme events in two different varved lake sediment records
  • 11/2014 - 04/2018 M.Sc. Geosciences (specialisation Geology), University of Potsdam. Master thesis: Reconstructing climatic conditions at the last Glacial – Interglacial – Transition using varved lake sediments from Lake Gościąż (central Poland)
  • 10/2011 - 11/2014 B.Sc. Geosciences, University of Potsdam. Bachelor thesis: Provenance of the Baragoi Gorge sediments in the eastern Suguta Valley, Kenya


  • Virtual Helmholtz Insitute ICLEA
  • PALEX - Palaeoclimate research in the Near East
  • BaltRap - The Baltic Sea and its southern Lowlands: proxy - environment interactions in times of Rapid change


  • 2019    INQUA travel grant for the 20th INQUA Congress, Dublin

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