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Dr. Melanie Bartz

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Dr. Melanie Bartz

Rundbau, Raum 0.12

Zülpicher Straße 45
50674 Köln

Telefon +49-(0)221-470-7719
Fax +49-(0)221-470-5124
E-Mail m.bartz(at)uni-koeln.de


Research Interests

Subjects: Luminescence dating, Fluvial geomorphology, Quaternary environmental evolution, Geoarchaeology

Regions: Morocco, Mediterranean 

Ph.D. Research Project

CRC 806 - Our way to Europe; project C2: Early Holocene Contacts between Africa and Europe and their Palaeoenvironmental Context

SFB 806 

Education

Since 2014

Ph.D. student, Institute of Geography, University of Cologne 

2011 - 2013

M.Sc. in Quaternary Science and Geoarchaeology, University of Cologne

M.Sc. thesis: Luminescence dating of alluvial sediments - a methodological study at a palaeolithic site in Morocco

2007 - 2011

B.Sc. in Geography, University of Cologne

B.Sc. thesis: Mauern im Meer - eine geoarchäologische Fallstudie über anthropogene Strukturen in der Bucht von Elaia, Türkei 

Academic Professional Experience

2013

Tutor for Geomorphology, Institute of Geography, University of Cologne 

2010 - 2013

Student Research Assistant; Institute of Geography, University of Cologne (working group of Prof. Dr. H. Brückner "Geoarchaeology, Coastal Research and Geochronology") 

Publications

2015

Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Zander, A., Brill, D., Rixhon, G., Seeliger, M., Eiwanger, J., Weniger, G.-C., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H., 2015. Luminescence dating of ephemeral stream deposits around the Palaeolithic site of Ifri n’Ammar (Morocco). Quaternary Geochronology 30, 460-465.

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Brückner, H., 2015. Umweltgeschichte der Bucht von Elaia. In: Matthaei, A., Zimmermann, M. (eds.). Urbane Strukturen und bürgerliche Identität im Hellenismus. Mainz. Verlag Antike, 26-28. 

2014

Seeliger, M., Brill, D., Feuser, S., Bartz, M., Erkul, E., Kelterbaum, D., Vött, A., Klein, C., Pirson, F., Brückner, H., 2014. Purpose and age of underwater walls in the Bay of Elaia (western Turkey) – a multidisciplinary approachGearchaeology 29, 138-155. 

2013

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Erkul, E., Feuser, S., Kelterbaum, D., Klein, C., Pirson, F., Vött, A., Brückner, H., 2013. Taken from the sea, reclaimed by the sea - The fate of the closed harbour of Elaia, the maritime satellite city of Pergamum (Turkey). Quaternary International 312, 70-83.

Pint, A., Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Kelterbaum, D., Brückner, H., 2013. Die Rekonstruktion der Paläoumwelt von Elaia anhand von mikropaläontologischen, sedimentologischen und geochemischen Kriterien. In: Pirson, F. et al.: Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2012. Archäologischer Anzeiger 2013/2, 123-130. 

2012

Seeliger, M., Brückner, H., Bartz, M., Feuser, S., Knipping, M., Pirson, F., 2012. The Harbour of Pergamum - Coastal Evolution of the Bay of Elaia (NW Turkey).In: Bebermeier, W., Hebenstreit, R., Kaiser, E., Krause, J. (eds.). Landscape Archaeology. Proceedings of the International Conference held in Berlin, 6th-8th June 2012.

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Brückner, H., 2012. Der geschlossene Hafen von Elaia. In: Pirson, F. et al. Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2011. Archäologischer Anzeiger 2012. 

2011

Seeliger, M., Bartz, M., Brückner, H., 2011. Mauern im Meer - eine geoarchäologische Studie in der Bucht von Elaia. In: Pirson, F. et al.: Pergamon - Bericht über die Arbeiten in der Kampagne 2010. Archäologischer Anzeiger 2011. 

Conferences

2015

La 8ème Rencontre des Quaternaristes Marocains (RQM8). 10.-12. November 2015. Nador (Morocco) (oral presentation). Bartz, M., Rixhon, R., El Ouahabi, M., Kehl, M., Seeliger, M., Brill, D., Eiwanger, J., Weniger, G.-C., Mikdad, A., Bückner, H. Activity vs. stability: A multi-proxy approach to reconstruct fluvial morphodynamics within Wadi Selloum in the vicinity of Ifri n’Ammar (Morocco).

MISTRALS 2015. 20.-22. October 2015 (poster). Bartz, M., Rixhon, R., El Ouahabi, M., Kehl, M., Seeliger, M., Brill, D., Eiwanger, J., Weniger, G.-C., Mikdad, A., Bückner, H. Activity vs. stability: A multi-proxy approach to reconstruct fluvial morphodynamics within Wadi Selloum in the vicinity of Ifri n’Ammar (Morocco).

Progress in Quaternary archive studies in the Iberian Peninsula. 12.-13. März 2015. Sevilla (poster presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Hilgers, A., Zander, A., Brill, D., Rixhon, G., Seeliger, M., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Quaternary fluvial environments in the eastern Rif (Morocco) – the case study of Wadi Selloum in the vicinity of the prehistoric site Ifri n’Ammar.

 2014

Deutsche Lumineszenz- und ESR-Tagung. 14.-16. November 2014. Rauischholzhausen (poster presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Zander, A., Brill, D., Rixhon, G., Seeliger, M., Eiwanger, J., Weniger, G.-C., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Luminescence dating of wadi sediments around the Palaeolithic site of Ifri n’Ammar (Morocco).

14th International conference of luminescence and electron spin resonance dating. 6.-11. Juli 2014. Montréal (poster presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Brill, D., Zander, A., Eiwanger, J., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Luminescence dating of alluvial sediments – Landscape dynamics around the Palaeolithic sites Ifri n’Ammar, Morocco.

AK Geoarchäologie. 30.-31. Mai 2014. Aachen (oral presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Rixhon, G., Zander, A., Brill, D., Seeliger, M., Eiwanger, J., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Linking wadi deposits with archaeological sites – the case study of Ifri n'Ammar in Morocco.

Physisch-geographisches Kolloquium. Einladung zum Gastvortrag der Arbeitsgruppe Prof. Zielhofer, 07.05.2014, Leipzig (oral presentation). Bartz, M., Rixhon, G., Brückner, H. Lumineszenzdatierung von Wadisedimenten – ein Beitrag zur quartären Landschaftsgeschichte im Umfeld der prähistorischen Höhle Ifri n’Ammar (Marokko).

 2013

INQUA Early Career Research Conference. 2.-6. Dezember 2013. Wollongong (oral presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Zander, A., Brill, D., Eiwanger, J., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Linking wadi deposits with archaeological sites – the case study of Ifri n'Ammar in Morocco.

Deutsche Lumineszenz- und ESR-Tagung. 25.-27. October 2013. Freiberg (poster presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Zander, A., Eiwanger, J., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Luminescence dating of alluvial sediments – A methodological research in the vicinity of the palaeolithic site Ifri n’Ammar, Morocco.

8th IAG International Conference on Geomorphology. 27.-31. August 2013. Paris (oral presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Eiwanger, J., Hilgers, A., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Luminescence dating and sedimentological investigation of alluvial archives in the Mediterranean: A case study of the prehistoric site of Ifri n’Ammar in Morocco.

AK Geoarchäologie. 2.-4. May 2013. Cottbus (poster presentation). Bartz, M., Klasen, N., Rixhon, G., Zander, A., Brill, D., Seeliger, M., Eiwanger, J., Mikdad, A., Brückner, H. Luminescence dating and sedimentological investigation of alluvial archives in the Mediterranean: A case study of the prehistoric site of Ifri n’Ammar in Morocco.

Field Work / Research Assignments

  • Pergamum (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the ancient harbour in the Bay of Elaia (2010, 2011 & 2012)
  • Ainos (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the ancient harbour of Ainos (2011)
  • Miletus (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the Miletus peninsula (2011)
  • Luni (Italy) - Palaeoenvironmental evolution (2010)
  • Asea Valley (Greece) - Palaeoclimate reconstruction in a lake archive (2010)
  • Helike (Greece) - Geoarchaeology and tsunami research (2010)
  • NE Morocco - Geoarchaeology and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction, M.Sc. thesis CRC 806 C2-project (2012, 2013) and PhD CRC 806 C2-project (2014, 2015)