Dr. Rik Tjallingii

Rik Tjallingii
Dr. Rik Tjallingii
Scientist
Telegrafenberg
Building C, Room 326
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1438
rik.tjallingii@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Leading Laboratory for XRF Element Scannin

ORCID

Researchgate  

Research Interests:

  • Quaternary climatic and environmental changes
  • Linking geochemical XRF scanning records and sedimentology
  • Calibration and application of XRF core scanning data
  • Multivariate analyses of geochemical XRF scanning records

Career:

  • Since 2014: Senior scientist, GFZ Section 4.3 Climate Dynamics and Landscape Evolution (Potsdam, Germany)
  • 2009-2013: Post-doctoral researcher, NIOZ, Department of Marine Geology (Texel, The Netherlands)
  • 2007-2009: Post-doctoral researcher, Kiel University, Department of Sedimentology and Coastal Geology (Kiel, Germany)

Education:

  • 2003-2007: PhD at MARUM, University of Bremen (Bremen, Germany)
  • 1996-2001: Study geology at Utrecht University, (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Projects:

The focus of my scientific work is on the development and application of non-destructive XRF scanning for past climate and environmental reconstructions. I am responsible Laboratory for XRF Element Scanning at GFZ section 4.3 and involved in several projects.
ITRAXecerate software
GFZ Projects
  • DFG - Bad Waldsee ( with TU Darmstadt )
  • Jubbah Green Arabian Drilling ( with MPI -SHH Jena )
  • Climate and cultural responses at Diss Mere ( with RHUL (UK) )
  • DiaMiCT - Diagenetic Analyses and Modelling using Integrated Core scanning Technology ( With KU Leuven (B) & TU Delft (NL) ) 

Publications