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Dipl.-Geogr. Hannes Laermanns

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Dipl.-Geogr. Hannes Laermanns

Rundbau, Raum 0.12

Zülpicher Straße 45
50674 Köln

Telefon +49-(0)221-470-4841
Fax +49-(0)221-470-4917
E-Mail h.laermanns(at)uni-koeln.de


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Research Interests

Subjects: Geoarchaeology, Coastal Morphology, Geochronology, Quaternary

Regions: Black Sea, Mediterranean 

PhD-thesis

"Das Rioni-Delta und die Siedlungshügel von Ergeta und Orulu – geoarchäologische Forschungen im Bereich der Schwarzmeerküste Georgiens" ("The Rioni-Delta and the settlement mounds or Ergeta and Orulu – a geoarchaeological research at the Black Sea coast of Georgia")  > MORE INFO

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Helmut Brückner, Dr. Daniel Kelterbaum 

Publications

  • Laermanns, H., Kirkitadze, G., May, S.M., Kelterbaum, D., Opitz, S., Heisterkamp, A., Basilaia, G.,  Elashvili, M., Brückner, H. (2017): Bronze Age settlement mounds on the Colchian plain at the Black Sea coast of Georgia – a geoarchaeological perspective. Geoarchaeology. DOI: 10.1002/gea.21670.
  • Laermanns, H., Kelterbaum, D., May, S.M., Elashvili, M., Opitz, S., Hülle, D., Rölkens, J., Verheul, J., Riedesel, S., Brückner, H., (2017): Mid- to Late Holocene landscape changes in the Rioni Delta area (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia). Quaternary International. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.12.037
  • Stock, F., Knipping, M. , Pint, A., Ladstätter, S., Delile, H., Heiss, A., Laermanns, H., Mitchell, P., Ployer, R., Steskal, M., Thanheiser, U., Urz, R., Wennrich, V., Brückner, H., (2016): Human impact on Holocene sediment dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean – the example of the Roman harbour of Ephesus. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 41: 980-996. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3914

Presentations/Conference talks

2017

  • PAGES Zaragoza 2017, 5th Open Science Meeting, 09.-14.05.2017, Zaragoza, Spain. "Bronze Age settlement mounds on the the Colchian plain at the Black Sea coast of Georgia - a geoarchaeological perspective" (talk: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Simon Matthias May, Giorgi Kirkitadze, Mikheil Elashvili, Helmut Brückner).
  • PAGES Zaragoza 2017, 5th Open Science Meeting, 09.-14.05.2017, Zaragoza, Spain. "Holocene coastal and palaeoenvironmental evolution in the surroundings of the Rioni Delta (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia)" (poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Mikheil Elashvili, Simon Matthias May, Stephan Opitz, Daniela Hülle, Jan Verheul, Helmut Brückner).
  • Anatolian Rivers between East and West: Axes and Frontiers, Second Workshop, 04.-07.05.2017, Batumi, Georgia. "Dikhagudzuba - geoarchaeological perspective on Bronze Age settlement mounds on the Colchian plan (Western Georgia)" (Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Simon Matthias May, Giorgi Kirkitadze, Mikheil Elashvili, Helmut Brückner). 
  • Anatolian Rivers between East and West: Axes and Frontiers, Second Workshop, 04.-07.05.2017, Batumi, Georgia."Sea-level rise and coastal palaeenvironmental evolution in the surroundings of the Rioni Delta (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia)" (Poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Mikheil Elashvili, Simon Matthias May, Levan Navrozashvili, Helmut Brückner).

2016

  • Promovierendenforum der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 18.-20.05.2016, Berlin, Germany. "Geoarchäologische Forschungen im Rioni-Delta und an den Siedlungshügeln von Ergeta und Orulu (Schwarzmeerküste Georgiens). (talk: Hannes Laermanns).
  • European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 17.-22.04.2016, Vienna, Austria. "Geoarchaelogical research on Bronze Age settlement mounds in the Kolkheti lowlands at the Black Sea coast of Georgia." (poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, S.M. May, A. Heisterkamp, G. Kirkitadze, M. Elashvili, J. Verheul, H. Brückner). 
  • European Geoscience Union. General Assembly, 17.-22.04.2016, Vienna, Austria. "Holocene coastal and palaeoenvironmental evolution in the surrounds of the Rioni delta (Kolkheti lowlands, W Georgia)." (poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, D. Kelterbaum, M. Elashvili, S.M. May, S. Opitz, D. Hülle, J. Rölkens, H. Brückner). 
  • Naturhistorische Gesellschaft Nürnberg, 11.04.2016, Nürnberg, Germany. "Das Rioni-Delta und die Siedlungshügel von Ergeta und Orulu - geoarchäologische Forschungen im Bereich der Schwarzmeerküste Georgiens" (talk: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Simon Matthias May, Helmut Brückner).

2015

  • Geoscientific Colloquium, Brunel University, 28.10.2015, Uxbridge, UK. "Landscape evolution of the Kolkheti lowlands during the last millennia - a geoarchaeological project on the Black Sea Coast of Georgia" (talk: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Helmut Brückner).
  • Deutscher Kongress für Geographie, 1.-6.10.2015, Berlin, Germany. "Changing landscapes and human settlements in coastal areas of the Kolkheti lowlands -  a geoarchaeological project on the Black Sea coast of Georgia" (poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Mikheil Elashvili,  Helmut Brückner).
  • Green Campus, Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, 17.-21.08.2015, Bad Bevensen, Germany. "The Rioni-Delta and settlement mounds of Orulu and Ergeta – a geoarchaeological research at the Black Sea coast of Georgia:" (poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Mikheil Elashvili,  Helmut Brückner).
  • XIX INQUA Congress 2015, 26.07.-02.08.2015, Nagoya, Japan. "Landscape evolution in the surroundings of the Rioni delta (Georgia) - natural and anthropgenic changes during the last six millennia." (poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, Mikheil Elashvili,  Daniel Kelterbaum, Helmut Brückner).
  • European Geosciences Union. General Assembly, 12.-17.04.2015, Vienna, Austria. "Study of settlement distribution pattern in the Kolkheti lowland (Black Sea coast of Georgia) starting from early Bronze Age - natural and human influence and adaptation to landscape evolution." (poster presentation: Mikheil Elashvili, Dimitri Akhvlediani, Giorgi Kirkitadze, Lasha Sukhishvili, Levan Navrozashvili, Daniel Kelterbaum, Hannes Laermanns).
  • 1st International Workshop on Geomorphological studies of Kolkheti lowlands, Black Sea level changes in Historical and Pre-Historical past, 30.04.2015, Tbilisi, Georgia. "Reconstructing landscape and palaeoenvironments in the surroundings of the Rioni delta." (talk: Hannes Laermanns, Arne Heisterkamp, Daniel Kelterbaum, Julian Rölkens, Jan Verheul, Helmut Brückner).

2014

  • 2nd IGCP 610 International Geoscience Programme, 12.-21.10.2014, Baku, Azerbaijan. "Landscape evolution of the Kolkheti lowlands during the last millennia - A geoarchaeolocial project on the Black Sea Coast of Georgia." (talk: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Dominik Brill, Mikheil Elashvili, Lasha Sukhishvili, Helmut Brückner).
  • 3rd International Landscape Archaeology Conference - LAC 2014, 17.-20.09.2014, Rome, Italy. "OSL-dating of the Rioni beach barrier formation as an indicator for delta evolution and palaeogeography, Georgia." (talk: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Daniela Hülle, Lasha Sukhishvili, Mikheil Elashvili, Julian Rölkens, Helmut Brückner).
  • Sur-Place-Scholarship Programme Southern Caucasus Summerschool, 27.07.-02.08.2014,  Kvareli, Georgia. "Human impact on environmental changes from Antiquity until today in the Rioni delta plain, Western Georgia." (talk as guest PhD-student: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Mikheil Elashvili, Helmut Brückner).
  • AK Geoarchäologie und Paläopedologie, 29.-31.05.2014, Aachen. "Landscape evolution and human settlement in the Rioni deltaplain - First results of a geoarchaeological project at the Black Sea Coast of Georgia." (Poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Helmut Brückner).
  • AK Geoarchäologie und Paläopedologie, 29.-31.05.2014, Aachen. "Luminescence Dating for Geoarchaeology in the Cologne Luminescence Laboratory (CLL)." (Poster presentation: Melanie Bartz, Dominik Brill, Helmut Brückner, Christoph Burow, Kira Dähling, Franz Hartung, Daniela Hülle, Nicole Klasen, Hannes Laermanns, Stephanie Merkel, David Strebler, Anja Zander).

2013

  • 1st IGCP 610 International Geoscience Programme, 12.-19.10.2013, Tbilisi, Georgia. "Searching for the Golden Fleece – a geoarchaeological project in the Rioni deltaplain." (Poster presentation: Hannes Laermanns, Daniel Kelterbaum, Helmut Brückner).
  • 8th IAG International Conference on Geomorphology, 27.-31.08. 2013, Paris, France. "New insights into the development of the Roman Harbour of Ephesos, Western Turkey." (Poster presentation: Friederike Stock, Hannes Laermanns, Martin Steskal, Sabine Ladstätter, Helmut Brückner).

2012

  • 32nd International Geographical Congress, 26.-30.08.2012, Cologne. "Holocene coastal changes in the environs of the ancient city of Ephesos, Western Turkey - the Roman harbour canal." (Poster presentation: Friederike Stock, Hannes Laermanns, Helmut Brückner, Sabine Ladstätter, Martin Steskal, Ralf Urz). 

Awards/Grants

  • 05/2016: GSGS Fellowship Grant of Graduate School of Geosciences (University of Cologne) for a six-mounths TV-L-13 (50%) position (Nov 2016-Apr 2017).
  • 06/2016: IPaK Mobility Grant of the Albertus Magnus Graduate Centre (University of Cologne) for a two-months research stay (Sept-Oct 2016) at the Université de Franche Comté, Besançon, France.
  • 05/2014: Dr. Hohmann-Förderung of the Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln e.V. (together with Dr. Daniel Kelterbaum).
  • 09/2013-08/2016: PhD Scholarship of Heinrich Böll Foundation.
  • 10/2013: Dr. Prill Award 2013 of the Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Köln e.V.: 2nd place for the diploma  thesis: "Paläogeographische und geoarchäologische Untersuchungen am Hafenkanal von Ephesos, Westtürkei." 

Field Work/Research Assignments

  • Boca do Río (Algarve, Portugal) - GARUM project - vulnerability of Roman production sites on the south hispanian Atlantic coast (2017).
  • Poti (Georgia) - Palaeoenvironmental reconstructions of the Rioni-delta and Lake Paliastomi (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017).
  • Afsou (Morocco) - Geoarchaeology and palaeoenvironmental reconstructions (2012).
  • Tarsus (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the ancient city of Tarsus (2012).
  • Ephesus/Selcuk (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the ancient city of Ephesus and its harbours (2010, 2011, 2012).
  • Miletus (Turkey) - Geoarchaeology of the ancient city of Miletus (2011).

Teaching

  • Summer term 2017: Exkursion zum Seminar "Relief und Boden" 1030,
    06.06.-11.06.2017, Southern Spain (together with Prof. H. Brückner)
  • Winter term 2014/2015: Mittelseminar 56743 "Geoarchäologie und Paläogeographie im Schwarzmeerraum",
    Thu 10.00-11.30 am, Ü2 (Rundbau) (together with Dr. D. Kelterbaum).
  • Winter term 2012/2013: Tutorial classes "Relief und Boden",
    Tue 2.00-3.30 pm, Wed 12 am-1.30 pm.

Appointments

Research assistent

  • 03/2013-09  03/2013-09  03-09/2013: working group "Geoarchaeology, Coastal Research and Geochronology", Prof. Dr. H. Brückner

Student research assistent

  • 07/2010-11/2012: working group "Geoarchaeology, Coastal Research and Geochronology", Prof. Dr. H. Brückner
  • 04/2008-09/2008 and 05/2009-06/2010: Working group "Hydrogeography and  Climatology", Prof. Dr. K. Schneider, Transregio 32 Project "Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere-Systems" 

Education

  • 07/2013 Graduation at the University of Cologne with 1. Staatsexamen for being a teacher (teaching subjects: Geography, Spanish)
  • 11/2012 Graduation at the University of Cologne as Geographer with Diploma. Thesis: "Paläogeographische und geoarchäologische Untersuchungen am Hafenkanal von Ephesos, Westtürkei."