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Dr. Hannes Knapp

Research assistant

Hannes-Knapp

Academic and professional background

Since 2021  

Research assistent at CEZA

2020-2021

Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Baden-Württemberg, Department of wetland archaeology, Dendrochronological laboratory, Hemmenhofen

2017-2019

CNRS / LIEC – Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Environnements Continentaux. Université de Lorraine, Metz

2015-2016

Institute for Geosciences, WG climate and sediment, University Mainz

2014

Institute of pre- and protohistory and Graduate school „Human Development in Landscapes“ University Kiel

2013

Institute for Geosciences, WG climate and sediment, University Mainz

2009-2012

Fellow at the Graduate School „Human Development in Landscapes“ and Institute of pre- and protohistory, University Kiel.

Promotion topic: Habitat Harz – Paläobotanische Untersuchungen zur Umweltgeschichte eines Mittelgebirges.

2003-2008

Study of biology at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt and the research institute Senckenberg:

Topic of the diploma thesis: Palynologische Rekonstruktion der Vegetationsdynamik während des Riß-Spätglazials im südwestdeutschen Alpenvorland.

Research profile

Research in the field of:

· Forest and resource utilisation (wood and charcoal) in the Holocene

· Dendrochronology and wood anatomy

· Human use and colonisation of low mountain ranges in Central Europe

· Interaction between humans, vegetation and climate

· Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction, vegetation dynamics and climate variability in the Quaternary and Holocene.

Range of methods:

· Tree ring measurements / dendrochronology

· Anatomy of wood

· Anthracology

· Palynology

· Basics of archaeobotany and isotope analysis