Dr. Hana Jurikova

Building C, Room 109
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1376

Function and Responsibilities:

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests:

  • Isotope geochemistry, analytical chemistry, development of novel methods and proxies
  • Long-term vs. rapid climate change, dynamics, effects on the environment
  • Greenhouse gas dynamics, with focus on carbon cycle (past, present, future)
  • Earth's and Oceans' chemical history and evolution throughout the Phanerozoic
  • All aspects of marine and aquatic biogeochemistry
For further info and updates see also my ResearchGate profile


  • 2018 − Postdoctoral Researcher, GFZ Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • 2015 − 2018 PhD Researcher, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship in BASE-LiNE Earth ITN
  • 2014 − 2015 Research Assistant, Research Centre for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • 2014 Internship Scholarship Award in Earth System Sciences, Taiwan International Graduate Program TIGP-IIP, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • 2010 − 2011 / 2012 − 2013 Research Assistant, ABRU, Mikumi National Park, Tanzania


  • 2015 − 2018 PhD, Kiel University and GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany
  • 2011 2012 MSc, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 2007 − 2010 BSc (Honours), ARU, Cambridge, UK


  • PRO-HYDRO Sediment dynamics in the Dead Sea
  • BASELiNE Earth Brachiopods as geochemical archives of the Phanerozoic Ocean

Rollion-Bard C., Milner García S., Burckel P., Angiolini L., Jurikova H., Tomašovych A., Henkel D. Assessing the biomineralization processes in the shell layers of modern brachiopods from oxygen isotopic composition and elemental ratios: Implications for their use as paleoenvironmental proxies. Chem. Geol., in press (Special Issue), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.05.031, 2019.                                                                                                                                                                             
Jurikova H., Liebetrau V., Raddatz J., Fietzke J., Trotter J., Rocholl A., Krause S., McCulloch M., Rüggeberg A., and Eisenhauer A. Boron isotope composition of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa along the Norwegian margin: zooming into a potential pH-proxy by combining bulk and high-resolution approaches. Chem. Geol. 513, 143-152, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.01.005, 2019.                                                                                                                                                              
Ye F., Jurikova H., Angiolini L., Brand U., Crippa G., Henkel D., Laudien J., Hiebental C., Šmajgl D. Variations in brachiopod microstructure and isotope geochemistry under low-pH−ocean acidification conditions. Biogeosciences 16, 617–642, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-617-2019, 2019. 
Jurikova H., Liebetrau V., Gutjahr M., Rollion-Bard C., Hu M.Y., Krause S., Henkel D., Hiebenthal C., Schmidt M., Laudien J., and Eisenhauer A. Boron isotope systematics of cultured brachiopods: response to acidification, vital effects and implications for palaeo-pH reconstruction. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 248, 370–386, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2019.01.015, 2019.                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Jurikova H., Guha T., Abe O., Shiah F.-K., Wang C.-H., and Liang M.-C. Variations in triple isotope composition of dissolved oxygen and primary production in a subtropical reservoir. Biogeosciences 13, 6683-6698, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-6683-2016, 2016.

Research Boards and Committees:

EGU Early Career Scientists Representative for the Biogeosciences Division