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Kirchner, André

André Kirchner

Dr. rer. nat.
Chemistry Education


phone +49-(0)431-880-5914
address Am Botanischen Garten 14f, 24118 Kiel


2009 - 2014 PhD at Institute of Geography, University of Leipzig; Topic: Late Pleistocene and Holocene landscape evolution in the tropical Guapi-Macacu catchment, Rio de Janeiro, Southeast Brazil
2022 - 2008 Diplom at Institute of Geography, University of Leipzig, Geography (major), Geology and History (minor); Diploma theses: Soil development in the hyperarid Nubian desert, Southeast Egypt

Current Projects

Expeditionary Learning at the Baltic Sea (financed by Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt/ German Federal Environmental Foundation)
Students lab „Geo“ at Kieler Forschungswerkstatt

Selected Publications

Kirchner, A., Nehren, U., Behling, H., Heinrich, J. (2015): Mid- and late Holocene fluvial dynamics in the tropical Guapi-Macacu catchment, Southeast Brazil: The role of climate change and human impact. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 426: 308-318.
Zielhofer, C. & Kirchner, A. (2014): Naturräumliche Gunstlage der Fossa Carolina. – In: Ettel, P., Daim, F., Berg-Hobohm, S., Werther, L., Zielhofer, C. [Hrsg.]: Großbaustelle 793 – Das Kanalprojekt Karls des Großen zwischen Rhein und Donau: 63-67.
Sattler, D., Murray, L., Kirchner, A., Lindner, A. (2013): Influence of soil and topography on growth performance and biomass accumulation of afforested pastures in South East Brazil. – Ecological Engineering, 73: 126-131.
Nehren, U., Kirchner, A., Sattler, D., Turetta, A., Heinrich, J. (2013): Impact of natural climate change and historical land use on landscape development in the Atlantic Rainforest of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. – Anais Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 85(2): 497-518.