Dr. Ina Neugebauer

Ina Neugebauer
Dr. Ina Neugebauer
Building C, Room 328
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1381

Research Interests:

  • Lake sediments as environmental and climate archive
  • Quaternary geochronology (varve- and tephrochronology) and dating techniques
  • Sedimentological, microfacies and geochemical analyses of lake sediments


Since 12/18      Postdoc at GFZ Potsdam within PALEX Project

06/18-11/18    Postdoc (Visiting Scholar) at University of Cambridge, Department of Geography (host: Prof. Christine Lane), Postdoc grant from German Academic Exchange Service DAAD

06/16-05/18     Postdoc at University of Geneva, Department of Earth Sciences (host: Prof. Daniel Ariztegui); Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship project “IRONLAKE”

05/15-05/16     Research Associate at GFZ Potsdam, DFG-financed project “CLEAR – Holocene Climatic Events of Northern Arabia”

12/14-05/15     Guest Scientist at GFZ Potsdam within the ICDP (International Continental Drilling Program) Dead Sea Deep Drilling Project

09/10-12/14     PhD Student at GFZ Potsdam, financed by German Science Foundation within the ICDP Dead Sea Deep Drilling Project

03/09-09/10     Student Assistant at GFZ Potsdam


09/10-10/15   PhD in Geology, University of Potsdam, Institute for Earth and Environmental Sciences and GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Potsdam, Section 5.2 – Climate Dynamics and Landscape Evolution

                          PhD thesis: “Reconstructing climate from the Dead Sea sediment record using high-resolution micro-facies analyses”

10/03-08/10   Diploma (Master-equivalent) in Geography (major), Hydrology and Meteorology, Technical University of Dresden, Faculty of Environmental Sciences

                          Diploma thesis: “Micro-facies and geochemical investigations of laminated lateglacial lake sediments from Rehwiese/Berlin“


  • ICDP Dead Sea Deep Drilling Project (DSDDP)
  • CLEAR - Holocene climatic events in northern Arabia
  • PALEX - Paleoclimate Research in the Middle East


2018           Postdoc Fellowship German Academic Exchange Service DAAD

2017           Early-Career Scientist Poster Award, Int. Meeting of Sedimentology Toulouse

2016           Friedrich- Robert-Helmert Prize for best PhD thesis of the GFZ 2015 by FFGFZ e.V.

2016           Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for project “IRONLAKE” at the University of Geneva

2015           IAS Student Travel Grant to participate at the EGU General Assembly, Vienna

2013           Adrian Gill Travel Award to participate at the EGU General Assembly, Vienna